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Star Wars Character Voted Most Irritating Ever

20th June 2006

STAR WARS alien JAR JAR BINKS has been voted the most annoying film character of all time. In a poll of 5,000 movie fans by UK website LoveFilm.com, the computer generated Binks beat out competition...

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Blackadder Movie On The Way?

19th June 2006

A big screen version of BLACKADDER is on the verge of being filmed, 17 years after the last episode of the cult British TV comedy aired. Star ROWAN ATKINSON is keen on shooting a Blackadder...

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Fascinating Fact 1549

27th May 2006

SPIDER-MAN villain WILLEM DAFOE is reportedly set to go bad again as MR BEAN's nemesis in the long-awaited sequel to the hit 1997 ROWAN ATKINSON film BEAN. The film started shooting in France earlier this...

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Fascinating Fact 1253

19th March 2006

British comedian ROWAN ATKINSON is set to make $7.65 million (GBP4.5 million) when his co-owned production company Tiger Aspect is sold in a lucrative $51 million (GBP30 million) deal.

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Bean's 'Last Gasp'

10th February 2006

British funnyman ROWAN ATKINSON plans to kill off his eccentric alter-ego MR BEAN after he's finished work on the sequel to 1997 feature film BEAN. The comic, who launched the wacky character on British...

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Actor James Booth Dies

17th August 2005

Veteran British actor JAMES BOOTH died of natural causes last week (11AUG05). He was 77. Booth grabbed international acclaim with his scene-stealing portrayal of rogue soldier Private HENRY HOOK in 1964 historical epic ZULU...

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Atkinson Fights To Amend Religious Hatred Bill

21st June 2005

British funnyman ROWAN ATKINSON has slammed a controversial British government bill banning incitement to religious hatred as "grievously damaging" to the theatre. The ruling became more wide-ranging after intense pressure from the Muslim community,...

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Atkinson To Appear In School Production Of Oliver

2nd May 2005

British comedian ROWAN ATKINSON has signed up to appear on stage in the musical OLIVER! - for his son's school play. The MR BEAN actor has taken two weeks out of his schedule to...

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Blackadder To Return In 2006

17th April 2005

Classic BBC comedy BLACKADDER will return to British TV screens for the fifth time next year (06) - 17 years after the last series ended with the deaths of its lead characters. Actor ROWAN...

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Stars Gather For Charles And Camilla's Blessing

24th March 2005

British royal PRINCE CHARLES and his future wife CAMILLA PARKER-BOWLES have drawn up a star-studded guest list for their blessing at Windsor Castle next month (8APR05). The guests invited to the royal blessing, which...

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Blink's Barker Clears Up Split Reports

24th February 2005

BLINK-182 star TRAVIS BARKER has rubbished rumours the punk trio have split for good - insisting they will reform. The group have announced they're taking a hiatus to concentrate on solo and side projects,...

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Bbc Slams Blackadder Comeback Reports

11th February 2005

LATEST: British broadcasters BBC has slammed reports they are resurrecting classic TV comedy BLACKADDER. Former Blackadder star TONY ROBINSON, who played unwashed servant BALDRICK, told ITV1 magazine show THIS MORNING earlier this week (begs07FEB05),...

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Blackadder Returns

10th February 2005

LOVE ACTUALLY star ROWAN ATKINSON has thrilled fans of classic British TV comedy BLACKADDER, by agreeing to reprise his role as EDMUND BLACKADDER in a new series set in the swinging Sixties. Previous series...

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Surprise Party Reduces Atkinson To Tears

18th January 2005

LOVE ACTUALLY star ROWAN ATKINSON was reduced to tears by a surprise party arranged by his wife to mark his 50th birthday. SUNETRA spent months planning the anniversary bash held at her husband's former...

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Star Wars Character Is Most Annoying

19th December 2004

STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE's JAR JAR BINKS has been voted the most annoying character in movie history - beating EDDIE MURPHY's DONKEY in SHREK and SHREK 2. The elastic-tongue creature from the...

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Radcliffe Pines For Day-lewis

15th December 2004

HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE desperately wants DANIEL DAY-LEWIS to take a part in a future film in the blockbusting series. Radcliffe, 15, regularly hears unfounded on-set rumours that British actors including ROWAN ATKINSON...

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Atkinson Campaigns Against Anti-religious Satire Law

5th December 2004

BEAN star ROWAN ATKINSON will try to persuade the British government to drop a new law he claims infringes on "free speech" tomorrow (06DEC04). Atkinson, 49, will tell Members of Parliament and peers that...

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Mr Bean Big In Brazil

1st November 2004

MR BEAN star ROWAN ATKINSON has been warned never to visit Brazil - because his character is so popular there he could be mobbed to death. The 49-year-old British comic was astounded when a...

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Aniston To Front Barclaycard Campaign

21st May 2004

FRIENDS beauty JENNIFER ANISTON has been unveiled as the new face of credit card giant BARCLAYCARD. The stunning 35-year-old - who is married to Hollywood superstar BRAD PITT - will feature in a string...

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Rossi's Dog Killed By Wild Coyote

21st May 2004

Former ALLY McBEAL star PORTIA DE ROSSI is devastated after seeing her pet dog BEAN get viciously murdered by a coyote. The Australian actress was so distraught after witnessing the gruesome attack, she had...

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Atkinson Accepts 'Substantial' Damages

22nd April 2004

Movie star ROWAN ATKINSON has accepted "substantial" five figure libel damages over newspaper allegations he was suffering from severe depression - which he will donate to a mental health charity. Britain's ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS published...

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More Erratic Behaviour From Courtney Love

23rd March 2004

COURTNEY LOVE's crazy seven days continued yesterday (22MAR04) when she broke down on shock DJ HOWARD STERN's radio show during a chat about her daughter. The raucous rocker initially refused to talk about 11-year-old...

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Colourblind Sting Fails To Get Portia's Green Gag

19th March 2004

Former ALLY McBEAL star PORTIA DE ROSSI was horrified when she met her hero STING on the set of the defunct TV series - because she didn't realise the rocker was colourblind. The actress...

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Sophie Dahl Worries For Ailing Mother

2nd February 2004

British supermodel SOPHIE DAHL is worrying friends as she struggles to deal with her mother TESSA's long spell in an American rehabilitation centre - due to her alarming weight loss. The stunning blonde's beloved...

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Atkinson Slams Potter Reports

8th January 2004

LATEST: British comic ROWAN ATKINSON has slammed reports that he will take the role of LORD VOLDEMORT in HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE as lies. The MR BEAN star - who has recently...

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Atkinson Becomes Potter Baddie

7th January 2004

ROWAN ATKINSON is trying to overcome the depression caused by the critical mauling of his last film by becoming a villain - he's playing LORD VOLDEMORT in the new HARRY POTTER film. The British...

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Rowan Atkinson Checks Into Clinic

29th December 2003

BLACKADDER comedian ROWAN ATKINSON is being treated for depression following the critical failure of his latest film JOHNNY ENGLISH. The 48-year-old MR BEAN star was reportedly upset following bad reviews for the spy caper,...

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Courtney Love: I Don't Take Drugs

5th November 2003

Troubled rocker COURTNEY LOVE denies she has a drug problem - despite being charged with possession of narcotics last month (OCT03). The former HOLE frontwoman admits to being a former heroin user, but insists...

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Courtney Love Charged With Drug Possession

29th October 2003

Troubled rocker COURTNEY LOVE surrendered to police in Beverly Hills, California, yesterday (28OCT03) - to face drug possession charges stemming from her arrest earlier this month (OCT03). The former HOLE frontwoman, 39, was charged...

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Love: Norton's Covering Up His Real Feelings For Me

22nd October 2003

COURTNEY LOVE has accused her ex-boyfriend EDWARD NORTON of criticising her to cover up his real feelings for the troubled rocker. The FIGHT CLUB actor urged Love to seek help for substance abuse problems...

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