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Penn Was Joker Favourite

26th August 2006

SEAN PENN was the first choice to play BATMAN's biggest foe, THE JOKER, in the BATMAN BEGINS sequel, according to internet reports. Top Batman fansite Batman-on-Film.com reports Penn was offered the role ahead of HEATH...

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All The King's Men To Premier At Toronto Festival

7th July 2006

All the King's Men, Steven Zaillian's take on the Robert Penn Warren novel based on the life of Huey Long, will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, organizers of...

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Penn And Sarandon Debut New Films In Toronto

7th July 2006

DEAD MAN WALKING co-stars SEAN PENN and SUSAN SARANDON will go head to head at this year's (06) Toronto Film Festival in Canada when their new films premiere there in September (06). The world premiere...

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Stars To Fast In Iraq Protest

4th July 2006

Movie stars SEAN PENN and SUSAN SARANDON will join a hunger-strike which began on Independence Day in America today (04JUL06) outside the White House in Washington DC. The DEAD MAN WALKING co-stars have signed up...

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Penn's Quiet Upbringing

6th June 2006

Oscar-winner SEAN PENN was a silent loner when he was a child. The DEAD MAN WALKING actor remembers sharing numerous conversations with himself, but he struggled to open up verbally to his peers. He says,...

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Penn Slams 'Insensitive' Reporting

5th June 2006

Actor SEAN PENN has blasted the US media for "insensitive" reporting, insisting journalists no longer make time to investigate stories thoroughly. The crusading star recently covered the Iranian elections for the San Francisco Chronicle, submitting...

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Gang Leaders Bribed To Appear In Colors

23rd May 2006

Movie star DON CHEADLE worked with some unsavoury characters on his first big film, COLORS - real-life criminals were coerced to join the cast of the Los Angeles gang warfare film by police. The HOTEL...

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Penn Has Torture Doll

27th March 2006

Hollywood activist SEAN PENN has a plastic doll of conservative US columnist ANN COULTER that he likes to abuse when angry. The Oscar-winner actor has hated Coulter ever since she blacklisted his director father LEO...

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The Things They Say 1445

28th February 2006

"It's so easy to dismiss a person as being crazy. But he is a serious brother. I have mad love and respect for SEAN PENN." Film-maker SPIKE LEE admires Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn....

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Chris Penn Died Of Enlarged Heart

14th February 2006

RESERVOIR DOGS actor CHRIS PENN died accidentally from an enlarged heart and the effects of a combination of various medications, according to autopsy and toxicology tests. The Los Angeles coroner's office released a statement...

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Clooney Prefers Subtle Politics

10th February 2006

Staunch Democrat GEORGE CLOONEY refuses to shout about his political beliefs like film-maker MICHAEL MOORE, preferring to use a subtle approach to make people think. The Oscar-nominated actor/director is against US President GEORGE W...

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Police Investigate Claims Ruffalo Beat Up Snapper

7th February 2006

LATEST: Police officials in Culver City, Los Angeles are investigating allegations that actor MARK RUFFALO assaulted a paparazzo at pal CHRIS PENN's funeral on Saturday (04FEB06). Ruffalo and Penn's brother SEAN PENN were allegedly...

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Photographer Fracas At Penn Funeral

5th February 2006

SEAN PENN and his ALL THE KING'S MEN co-star MARK RUFFALO were reportedly involved in a fracas with a photographer at the funeral of the Oscar-winner's brother CHRIS PENN on Saturday (04FEB06). Sean, 45,...

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Penn Goes Wild

3rd February 2006

Actor SEAN PENN is heading to the wilds of Alaska to direct a biopic about real-life adventurer CHRISTOPHER McCANDLESS. The Oscar winner, who previously directed JACK NICHOLSON in THE PLEDGE, has cast LORDS OF...

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Clooney Supports Team America Duo

30th January 2006

Hollywood star GEORGE CLOONEY is still on good terms with SOUTH PARK creators TREY PARKER and MATT STONE, even though they ridiculed him in their film TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE. The OCEAN'S TWELVE star...

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Penn Died 'Natural Death'

26th January 2006

LATEST: American actor CHRIS PENN died of natural causes, according to the Los Angeles County Coroners Office. The younger brother of Oscar-winner SEAN PENN was found dead at his Santa Monica, California, condominium...

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Chris Penn Found Dead

25th January 2006

SEAN PENN's actor brother CHRIS was found dead at his Santa Monica, California condominium yesterday (24JAN06). The 43-year-old was discovered in his bed by police, but authorities are baffled by the death, and insist...

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Brody Plans A Creepy Joker

10th January 2006

ADRIEN BRODY has put his name forward to play THE JOKER in the next BATMAN film - making him the latest in a long list of actors linked to the coveted role. The Oscar-winning...

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Mcgovern: 'No Regrets Over Lost Hollywood Career'

4th January 2006

ONE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA star ELIZABETH McGOVERN has no regrets over quitting her Hollywood career for quiet family life in London. The Oscar-nominated actress had leading roles opposite BRAD PITT, KEANU REEVES,...

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The Things They Say 940

3rd January 2006

"(She's) really the most tremendously pleasant sort of person to be around and work with - and she's not bad-looking either." SEAN PENN on his 21 GRAMS co-star NAOMI WATTS....

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Jack Black Terrified Of Sean Penn

29th December 2005

Funnyman JACK BLACK will think twice before he signs up to appear alongside intense SEAN PENN again - because the Oscar winner terrified him on the set of DEAD MAN WALKING. Black admits he...

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Star-studded Send Off For Executed Gang Leader

15th December 2005

SEAN PENN, JAMIE FOXX, DANNY GLOVER and rapper SNOOP DOGG are among the thousands of mourners expected to turn out for the funeral of executed former gang leader STANLEY 'TOOKIE' WILLIAMS early next week (begs19DEC05)....

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Chris Rock Won't Be Hosting The Next Academy Awards

10th December 2005

Comedian CHRIS ROCK has officially ruled himself out of the running as host for next year's (06) Academy Awards. Rock took on Oscar-hosting duties for the first time in February (05), and while he...

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Mustaine Slams Penn's New Orleans Gun Action

15th November 2005

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE was shocked when he saw pictures of actor SEAN PENN in hurricane-ravaged New Orleans, brandishing a gun. The NO MORE MR NICE GUY hitmaker admired Penn for helping victims of...

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Thompson Memorial Service Film To Be Screened At Festival

8th November 2005

An hour long film covering the memorial of cult author HUNTER S THOMPSON is to be screened at the Starz Denver International Film Festival in Colorado on Saturday (12NOV05). WHEN I DIE is directed...

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Murray Refused To Applaud Penn

24th October 2005

Comic legend BILL MURRAY broke Hollywood convention and refused to applaud SEAN PENN when he beat him to the Best Actor statuette at last year's Oscars (04) - because he hates fake award ceremonies....

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Law + Penn's King's Men Pushed Back

21st October 2005

JUDE LAW and SEAN PENN's much-anticipated new movie ALL THE KING'S MEN has been removed from the 2006 Oscar race because producers don't want to rush the completion of the project. The film, based...

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Cage Forgives Penn For 'Not An Actor' Remark

12th October 2005

Hollywood star NICOLAS CAGE has forgiven his FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH co-star SEAN PENN for blasting his film choices, insisting he welcomes badly received movies. In 1999, Penn famously declared, "Nic Cage is...

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Beatty Still Not Ready To Run For Public Office

25th September 2005

WARREN BEATTY is keeping his political fans waiting, even though they're convinced he'll challenge ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER for public office in California. The 68-year-old was cheered by supporters including his wife ANNETTE BENING and SEAN...

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Hulme And Bettany Lead Joker Race

20th September 2005

LATEST: THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS star LACHY HULME and PAUL BETTANY have beaten off competition to head the list of actors in the running to play BATMAN's arch enemy THE JOKER in the sequel to prequel...

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