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Heavenly Us Box Office Debut For Angels And Demons

18th May 2009

Angels and Demons has claimed the US box office number one spot after a $48 million (£31.6 million) opening weekend, it has been confirmed.While Ron Howard's adaptation of the Dan Brown novel was never close...

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Hanks Plans Payback On Howard

14th May 2009

TOM HANKS is determined to get his revenge on moviemaker RON HOWARD for forcing him to suffer on film sets. The pair has a long working relationship together, dating from the 1984 romantic comedy Splash to...

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Howard Shuns Hanks' Acting Offers

11th May 2009

Actor-turned-director TOM HANKS has stopped pleading with RON HOWARD to star in one of his movies - because his attempts to cast the the filmmaker have been rejected for the last 11 years. Former Happy Days...

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Fascinating Fact 7309

6th May 2009

Rome's St Peter's Square was recreated out of wood and Styrofoam in the parking lot of the Hollywood Park Racetrack in Los Angeles for new thriller ANGELS & DEMONS when officials in Italy refused to...

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Leno Against Crime

5th May 2009

Not only did Jay Leno acknowledge that he'll be up against killer shows when he debuts with his nightly variety hour in the fall, but he predicted that people, weary of all the murders in...

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Nbc Kicks Off Upfront Period

4th May 2009

The television networks begin their upfront presentation of next-season lineups in New York today (Monday), with NBC going first, more than two weeks ahead of its rivals. The network is calling its fall unveiling the...

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Vatican Hampered Angels & Demons Says Director

4th May 2009

The Vatican interfered with the filming of Angels & Demons, according to director Ron Howard.Howard told a news conference the Vatican used its influence "through back channels" to hamper filming of the Da Vinci Code...

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Howard Blasts Vatican Over Movie Shoot

4th May 2009

Director RON HOWARD has accused Vatican officials of deliberately sabotaging filming of his upcoming movie ANGELS & DEMONS. The film, based on author Dan Brown's book of the same name, stars Tom Hanks as a Harvard...

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Foxx Offered Howard Video Cameo At Obama's Inauguration

28th April 2009

Moviemaker RON HOWARD was shocked to be offered a cameo role in one of JAMIE FOXX's music videos - because he was busy celebrating U.S. President BARACK OBAMA's inauguration at the time. Howard was enjoying the...

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Who's The Angel? Who's The Demon?

22nd April 2009

A full-scale battle has been joined between producer-director Ron Howard on one side and William Donohue, head of the Catholic League, the largest Catholic lay organization in the U.S., with about 100,000 members. On Tuesday...

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Howard Defends Angels & Demons Against Catholic Outrage

22nd April 2009

Moviemaker RON HOWARD has reached out to the Catholic church before the release of his controversial blockbuster ANGELS & DEMONS - insisting even the most devout believers will enjoy the film. Angels & Demons is the...

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Slumdog's Danny Boyle Wins Best Director Oscar

23rd February 2009

Danny Boyle has won the best director Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire at the 81st Academy awards.The Trainspotting helmer followed his Bafta and Golden Globe awards with his first Oscar at the Kodak Theatre in Los...

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Oscar Nominees Announced

22nd January 2009

Hollywood's strategy of releasing its more "artistic" films in December so that they would be fresh in the minds of Oscar voters, appeared to have paid off in spades when nominations were announced early today...

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Benjamin Button Leads Oscar Field With 13 Nominations

22nd January 2009

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is the frontrunner for the 2009 Oscars, having been nominated 13 times.David Fincher's adaptation of the F Scott Fitzgerald short story about a man born with the body of...

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Academy Award Nominees To Be Unveiled

22nd January 2009

The nominees for the 2009 Academy awards are to be revealed in Beverly Hills later today.Favourites for success at the 81st Oscars include Golden Globe winner Slumdog Millionaire, British actress Kate Winslet and the late...

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Slumdog Millionaire Is Critics' Choice

9th January 2009

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire , which has been piling up more pre-Oscar awards than any other film, added another on Thursday from the Broadcast Film Critics Association. At its Critics Choice awards ceremony in Santa...

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Dark Knight, Man On Wire And Wall-e Up For Pga Awards

6th January 2009

The Dark Knight, Man on Wire and Wall-E have all been unveiled as nominees for the 2009 Producers' Guild of America (PGA) awards.Having lain waste to box office records, Warner Bros' The Dark Knight has...

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Slumdog Millionaire Wins Over London Film Critics

18th December 2008

Danny Boyle's inspiring drama Slumdog Millionaire is the frontrunner at the London Critics' Circle film awards, it has been announced.The story of a boy from the slums of Mumbai who finds himself one question away...

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Movie Reviews Frost/nixon

15th December 2008

It's a movie with the stolid title Frost/Nixon , and it's about a series of interviews that aired in 90-minute segments in 1977 between British celebrity interviewer David Frost and the disgraced former President Richard...

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Frost/nixon And Benjamin Button Up For Five Golden Globes

11th December 2008

Frost/Nixon and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button are the frontrunners for the 2009 Golden Globes, with five nominations each.Both films are named in the best drama category while their leading men are up for...

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Howard Felt 'Betrayed' By Nixon

5th December 2008

FROST/NIXON director RON HOWARD felt let down by former U.S. President RICHARD NIXON - because the filmmaker had once voted for him. Howard's new film is based on a series of interviews Nixon gave to...

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Clooney Snubbed Over Frost/nixon

2nd December 2008

GEORGE CLOONEY was desperate to direct new political movie FROST/NIXON - but was snubbed in favour of filmmaker RON HOWARD. British writer, Peter Morgan, who penned the play on which the movie is based, has...

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Howard Hesitated On Obama Video

1st December 2008

Director RON HOWARD nearly scrapped his plans for a pro-BARACK OBAMA video before he even began filming - because he was convinced celebrities had no place in politics. The moviemaker reprised his role as Opie...

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Howard Shot Secret Scenes In Vatican - Despite Ban

25th November 2008

Director RON HOWARD defied a ban by the Catholic Church to shoot scenes for new movie ANGELS + DEMONS within the holy Vatican City. After the controversy surrounding Howard's 2006 adaptation of Dan Brown novel...

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Howard Shot Secret Scenes In Vatican - Despite Ban

25th November 2008

Director RON HOWARD defied a ban by the Catholic Church to shoot scenes for new movie ANGELS + DEMONS within the holy Vatican City. After the controversy surrounding Howard's 2006 adaptation of Dan Brown novel...

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Howard Praises 'Authentic And True' Jolie

19th November 2008

Moviemaker RON HOWARD has hailed ANGELINA JOLIE's valiant efforts as a working actress and mother of six - praising the Hollywood beauty for coping with such "huge undertakings". Howard, who was a producer on the...

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Howard Hated Acting For Obama Video

19th November 2008

Former HAPPY DAYS star RON HOWARD hated reprising his most famous acting roles for a pro-BARACK OBAMA video - and he can't wait to have it pulled from the Internet now the presidential race is...

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Howard Banned From Filming In Catholic Churches

18th November 2008

DA VINCI CODE director RON HOWARD had to shoot the movie's forthcoming prequel using imitations of the Catholic churches in the storyline - after the Vatican banned him from all of its holy buildings. The...

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Toby Jones: The Bad Guys Are The Best

26th October 2008

Acclaimed British actor Toby Jones has admitted he relished playing controversial presidential guru Karl Rove in Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic W.Rove was special adviser to Bush and his father during their many election campaigns...

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Happy Days Stars Return For Pro-obama Video

24th October 2008

HAPPY DAYS stars HENRY WINKLER and RON HOWARD have reprised their roles in the beloved TV hit for a new FunnyOrDie.com video. Winkler returns as The Fonz and Howard as Richie Cunningham in a new...

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