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New Hollywood 'Star' Names Unveiled

20th June 2008

CAMERON DIAZ, ROBERT DOWNEY JR., HUGH JACKMAN, SHAKIRA, SIR BEN KINGSLEY and husband-and-wife team WILLIAM H. MACY and FELICITY HUFFMAN are among a glittering list of names who will be awarded stars on the Hollywood...

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Downey Jr. In Talks To Play Cowboy In Quirky Sci-fi Western

17th June 2008

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is set to bring a 10-year-old sci-fi movie idea to the big screen after negotiating to star in COWBOYS + ALIENS. The Iron Man star is in talks to sign on to...

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Robert Downey Jr To Swap Comics For Cowboys And Aliens

16th June 2008

Robert Downey Jr is reportedly in talks to star in Cowboys and Aliens, a self-explanatory popcorn movie planned for a 2010 release.According to Variety, the Iron Man actor is in negotiations with Dreamworks and Universal...

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Snapper Upset About Iron Man Film Shot

14th June 2008

A Los Angeles paparazzo is taking on IRON MAN after recognising a photo he took of ROBERT DOWNEY JR. on the set of the action blockbuster in the film. In a new lawsuit, obtained by...

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Irony Goes Viral

13th June 2008

A comedy sketch that aired during the MTV Movie Awards in which Ben Stiller, Jack Back and Robert Downey Jr. talk about making a viral video for their upcoming Tropic Thunder movie was pulled off...

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Downey Jr. Finds Salvation With Fast Food

9th June 2008

IRON MAN star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has publicly thanked fast food chain Burger King for helping him overcome his personal problems and resurrect his film career. In 2003, the actor - who, at the time,...

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Stiller And Witherspoon Set For Cameron Crowe Comedy

9th June 2008

Ben Stiller and Reese Witherspoon are to star in a new comedy from Cameron Crowe, it has been confirmed.Though no plot details for the as-yet-untitled film have been released, Variety reports that Stiller and Witherspoon...

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Kung Fu Panda Smashes Way To Number One At Us Box Office

9th June 2008

New animated comedy Kung Fu Panda has topped the US box office charts with the third-highest opening ever for a digital animation.The Dreamworks film, featuring Jack Black and Angelina Jolie, pulled in $60 million (30.4...

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Downey Jr. To Star As Playboy Hefner?

26th May 2008

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has been tipped to play legendary porn mogul HUGH HEFNER in a big-screen biopic - after reportedly impressing the Playboy entrepreneur with his lead role in IRON MAN. Veteran lothario Hefner was...

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Stars Come Out For Idol Finale

22nd May 2008

GEORGE MICHAEL, SEAL, DONNA SUMMER, ZZ TOP and BRYAN ADAMS provided the celebrity performances during Wednesday's (21May08) AMERICAN IDOL live finale, but it was JACK BLACK, BEN STILLER and ROBERT DOWNEY JR. who stole the...

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Iron Man Grips Onto Top Spot At UK Box Office

15th May 2008

Iron Man has held the number one spot at the UK box office for a second week, continuing its hold over moviegoers' hearts on both sides of the Atlantic.Starring Robert Downey Jr and Gwyneth Paltrow,...

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The Things They Say 8279

12th May 2008

"It's great sometimes to go to work and think, `Oh, we're just going to have fun.' I wouldn't even know my lines because I would get there and Robert (Downey Jr.) would change everything." GWYNETH...

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Iron Man Still Rules Us Box Office

12th May 2008

Iron Man has held on to the number one spot in the North American box office as the summer blockbuster season endures.The comic book adaptation added $50.5 million (25.8 million) to its opening week haul,...

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11th May 2008

"Someone told me when I was cast that I was the same age as when HARRISON FORD did the first INDIANA JONES." ROBERT DOWNEY JR. on playing IRON MAN at 43....

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Movie Boss Praises Iron Man Downey Jr.

9th May 2008

Paramount Pictures boss BRAD GREY has praised ROBERT DOWNEY JR. for overcoming his personal problems and resurrecting his film career - insisting he is a real life IRON MAN. The actor fought a well-publicised battle...

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Iron Man Batters Its Way To Top Of UK Box Office

7th May 2008

Iron Man has followed its huge US success by taking the number one spot in the UK and Ireland.The Marvel Studios movie opened to a massive $101 million (51 million) across the Atlantic, becoming one...

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Moviegoers Turn Iron Into Gold

5th May 2008

Box office analysts marveled at the weekend performance of Iron Man over the weekend as the superhero movie starring Robert Downey Jr. hauled in an estimated $100.7 million. The film earned nearly that amount --...

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Iron Man Conquers Box Office

5th May 2008

The summer blockbuster season is truly underway with the release of Iron Man, smashing box office expectations by taking an estimated $101 million (51 million) in the US and Canada in its opening weekend.Iron Man...

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Downey Jr. Is Star Struck By Spielberg

5th May 2008

Hollywood star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was left speechless after meeting his idol, legendry director STEVEN SPIELBERG. The actor was in between takes for his forthcoming movie The Soloist, where he plays an inquisitive journalist, when...

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The Things They Say 8204

4th May 2008

"I remember seeing JOHNNY's face on the side of a soft drink cup after he did PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN and decided there and then that I too wanted to be on the side of...

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The Things They Say 8187

1st May 2008

"I feel as if, by some gift from a higher power, ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was sent down to earth to help us all realise that the human experience is a sad, funny, beautiful thing, full...

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Movie Reviews: Iron Man

1st May 2008

Robert Downey Jr., an unlikely choice to play a superhero, is receiving much praise for his performance in the title role of Iron Man, which is opening at 8:00 p.m. in many theaters throughout the...

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The Things They Say 8183

1st May 2008

"It's a tragedy." ROBERT DOWNEY JR. describes the difficulty he had getting out of his IRON MAN costume on bathroom breaks....

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1st May 2008

"I'd say SCOTT BAIO, or GABRIEL BYRNE, depending on the angle." ROBERT DOWNEY JR. thinks his IRON MAN action figure looks more like a couple of other actors....

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Howard: 'Downey Jr. Is A Better Iron Man Than Me'

30th April 2008

TERRENCE HOWARD has saluted filmmaker JON FAVREAU for not casting him as IRON MAN - because ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was a much better fit for the comic book hero's heavy metal suit. Howard admits he was an...

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Howard: 'Downey Jr. Is A Better Iron Man Than Me'

30th April 2008

TERRENCE HOWARD has saluted filmmaker JON FAVREAU for not casting him as IRON MAN - because ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was a much better fit for the comic book hero's heavy metal suit. Howard admits he...

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Downey Jr Exposes Wall Street Scam

30th April 2008

ROBERT DOWNEY JR has unearthed a scam at the New York Stock Exchange after he was invited to ring the famous bell to open the day's trading - the bell rings itself. The actor joined...

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30th April 2008

"My one superpower would be to go through an entire press day in four seconds." ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is no fan of press junkets....

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Downey Jr. Stocks Up On Vitamins + Minerals

29th April 2008

Sober movie star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has a new pill addiction - but this time it's all vitamins and minerals. The once-troubled actor has famously turned his back on his druggie past, but admits he...

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Downey Blames Movie For Addiction

28th April 2008

Former troubled actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR blames his role in 1980s cult film LESS THAN ZERO for fuelling his drug addiction. The 43-year-old insists he only took drugs recreationally before he was cast as a...

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