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Black Brings School Of Rock To Life

12th January 2007

TENACIOUS D rocker-turned-actor JACK BLACK brought hit comedy SCHOOL OF ROCK to life this Tuesday (09JAN07) when he chose two youngsters to perform with his band at a gig in New Zealand. The funnyman, who...

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Black Happy To Be Second Choice

7th December 2006

Heavyweight funnyman JACK BLACK loves his Hollywood's Most Unlikely Sex Symbol Tag, because it proves humour is indeed the best aphrodisiac. Black has played the lead in a number of films, including SHALLOW HAL and...

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Black's Lust For Oldman

4th December 2006

JACK BLACK had no problem resisting Hollywood starlets - as he only has eyes for quirky actor GARY OLDMAN. The heavyweight comedian, currently starring in THE HOLIDAY with CAMERON DIAZ and KATE WINSLET, admits the...

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Black Turned Down Love Hewitt

22nd November 2006

JACK BLACK missed out on the chance of a night of passion with movie beauty JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT - because he didn't realise she was trying to seduce him. The SCHOOL OF ROCK star still...

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Jack Black To Host Mtv Video Music Awards

11th August 2006

The last time Jack Black hosted a major event in New York, he was upstaged by a giant ape. When it was announced Thursday that he will host the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards from...

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Black's Hoffman Rivalry

11th August 2006

Funnyman JACK BLACK has blasted Oscar winner PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN for "stealing" his dream film roles. The SCHOOL OF ROCK star, 36, would love the chance to appear in serious Hoffman films like CAPOTE, COLD...

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Black To Sing In Jesus Christ Superstar

3rd August 2006

SCHOOL OF ROCK star JACK BLACK will step into the role of KING HEROD when the original stars of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR reprise their roles for a benefit performance. Cast members TED NEELEY (JESUS), YVONNE...

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Black's 'Magical Powers' At School

27th July 2006

Hollywood star JACK BLACK honed his comedic skills as a child, when he would tell his school classmates he had "magical powers". The SCHOOL OF ROCK actor decided he wanted to work in the entertainment...

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Black Bans Own Music

26th July 2006

Funny man JACK BLACK has banned his children from listening to his TENACIOUS D records until they are at least 13. The comedy rock group are currently filming a movie littered with plenty of their...

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Black's No Party Animal

14th July 2006

Actor/singer JACK BLACK has given up partying since becoming a married father-of-one. The SCHOOL OF ROCK star and TENACIOUS D rocker blames himself for giving off a rock 'n' roll image. Black says, "People stop...

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Fascinating Fact 740

2nd January 2006

JACK BLACK and SCHOOL OF ROCK writer MIKE WHITE have a production company called BLACK + WHITE. Black's new movie NACHO LIBRE is the project's first venture....

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Black Gets Excited About Rock Film

25th November 2005

US funnyman JACK BLACK insists the forthcoming movie based on his band TENACIOUS D, will be the best music film ever. The SCHOOL OF ROCK actor, who formed the band in 1994 with actor...

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Sonic Youth's Secret Member Quits To Direct Movies

18th October 2005

Long-serving SONIC YOUTH star JIM O'ROURKE has quit the group to concentrate on a film career. The multi-instrumentalist, who was the musical consultant for the JACK BLACK comedy SCHOOL OF ROCK, hopes to direct...

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Black Eager To Play Mexican Priest

24th April 2005

JACK BLACK is eager to begin filming his role as a Mexican priest who lives a double life as a wrestler, because the project will team him up with longtime collaborator MIKE WHITE again....

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Sevigny Desperate For Big Break

7th February 2005

CHLOE SEVIGNY is desperate to shake off her independent movie image and star in blockbuster Hollywood comedies. The 30-year-old, renowned for her role alongside VINCENT GALLO in THE BROWN BUNNY, would love to perform...

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Black: Flatulence Is Fundamental To Performing

10th October 2004

Hollywood funnyman JACK BLACK uses flatulence as an essential part of his preparation before shooting movie scenes. The SCHOOL OF ROCK actor was shocked when he heard JIM CARREY let rip on the set...

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Kill Bill And Return Of The King Win At Mtv Awards

6th June 2004

KILL BILL: VOL 1 and THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING took home most of the major honours at the MTV MOVIE AWARDS in Los Angeles last night (05JUN04). UMA...

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Black Signs On For King Kong

18th May 2004

JACK BLACK has won a role in PETER JACKSON's new film KING KONG - and has joked he got the job because of the director's children. The funnyman will play CARL DENHAM in the...

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Black: Rock Character Is Me

10th February 2004

Hollywood star JACK BLACK was just like his slacker character in new movie SCHOOL OF ROCK before he became a successful actor. The 34-year-old, who also fronts rock band TENACIOUS D, plays unemployed musician...

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Queen Top Rock Poll

6th February 2004

British rockers QUEEN have topped a poll of the Greatest Rock Anthems Of All Time with their 1977 hit WE WILL ROCK YOU. The four-piece's song, which is currently being used in the new...

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Murray And Keaton Voted Best For Over-fifties

29th January 2004

Hollywood stars BILL MURRAY and DIANE KEATON have been crowned the Best Actor and Best Actress over the age of 50. AARP THE MAGAZINE has honoured Murray, 53, for his performance in LOST IN...

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Black Utilises Carrey's Smelly Technique

29th January 2004

American funnyman JACK BLACK picked up an unusual acting technique from actor pal JIM CARREY - farting in front of co-stars. When the pair filmed 1996 movie CABLE GUY together, Carrey would fart loudly...

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Coldplay Named Best Band On Spin List

24th November 2003

British rockers COLDPLAY have been named the Band of The Year by top American rock magazine SPIN. In the year's (03) first major Best Of poll, THE WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT claimed the Album of...

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