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10th December 2012

"I've written him a letter and we'll see what comes of it. I don't know what he's got in mind. I've got my own version of it." Filmmaker Terry Gilliam has reached out to Johnny...

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Johnny Depp To Produce Don Quixote Film

6th December 2012

Johnny Depp is set to produce a modern re-imagining of 'Don Quixote'. The 'Edward Scissorhands' actor has teamed up with Disney to work on a new adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes' classic Spanish novel 'The...

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Monty Python Stars Sued For As Much As £1m In Royalties From The Musical Spamalot.

By Jack de Aguilar | 30th November 2012

An enigmatic, mysterious man dubbed the 'seventh Python' is suing the stars of Monty Python for the cash they made while performing in the musical, Spamalot, a spin off from Monty Python And The Holy...

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Spamalot Won’T Pay A Lot? Surviving Monty Pythons Sued By Holy Grail Producer

By Hayley Avron | 30th November 2012

The producer of Monty Python and the Holy Grail – Mark Forstater - is suing the remaining members of Monty Python over royalty rights to the stage show Spamalot. Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael...

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Lil Wayne Debuts Fear And Loathing Tribute 'No Worries' Video

By Michael West | 22nd November 2012

Lil Wayne debuted the video for 'No Worries' this week, featuring a Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas style narrative that sees Weezy and his producer pal Detail taking a surreal trip through Sin City,...

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Tilda Swinton And David Thewlis Joining The Zero Theorem

5th October 2012

Tilda Swinton and David Thewlis have joined the cast of 'The Zero Theorem'.The actors are set to star in the upcoming sci-fi film, which will be 71-year-old director Terry Gilliam's first feature since 2009's 'The...

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Damon Albarn Encourages ‘Jeans And Trainers’ Look For Opera Season

By Michael West | 3rd October 2012

Damon Albarn and filmmaker Terry Gilliam are leading a campaign to attract more youngsters to the opera, encouraging first-timers to ditch the tuxedo and dicky-bow in favour of wear jeans and trainers. Anticipating that the...

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Historic Movie Studio Saved From Wrecking Ball

18th July 2012

Britain's famed Twickenham Studios has been saved. Twickenham -- where such films as the Beatles' Help and A Hard Day's Night were filmed (as well as such classics as The Private Life of Henry VIII,...

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Terry Gilliam Struggles With Monty Python Apps

3rd May 2012

Terry Gilliam is attempting to embrace technology after the release of two interactive Monty Python apps.Fans can now download The Holy Book of Days app for the iPad or play with Python Bytes on an...

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Gilliam's Doubts Over Directing Future

2nd January 2012

Director Terry Gilliam has hinted his 2009 project The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus could be his final film as he doubts he will "ever make a movie again".The former Monty Python star directed the cult...

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Terry Gilliam Unsure Career Will Continue

30th December 2011

Terry Gilliam is unsure he will make any more movies.The 'Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' director admits he often goes through phases of uncertainty about the future of his career but admits that his advancing years...

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Mary J. Blige To Stream Free Show

17th November 2011

Mary J. Blige will live stream a show from Los Angeles ahead of the launch of her latest album. The Grammy award-winning singer has collaborated with director Adam Shankman to broadcast a concert on her...

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Kevin Wins Best Film At Bfi Awards

27th October 2011

'We Need to Talk About Kevin' has won the Best Film accolade at the BFI London Film Festival awards ceremony. The movie - which stars Tilda Swinton and John C. Reilly - beat off competition...

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Terry Jones Would 'Think Twice' About New Life Of Brian

11th October 2011

Monty Python's Terry Jones would "think twice" about making 'Life of Brian' now because of political correctness. The 69-year-old actor-and-director doesn't think people would appreciate the religious views in the 1979 movie - which was...

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Pythons Not Amused By Tv Drama About Them

10th October 2011

The members of Monty Python, the British satirical comedy team of the '70s and '80s, are in ill humor over the BBC's forthcoming Holy Flying Circus , a drama based on the controversy over their...

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Terry Gilliam's Harry Potter Regrets

9th October 2011

Terry Gilliam regrets entering into talks to direct the first Harry Potter movie, because he became too excited thinking about how he could adapt J.K. Rowling's book series.The former Monty Python legend was the author's...

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Johnny Depp Returns To Hunter S. Thompson In The Rum Diary

27th August 2011

Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp is to star in gonzo journalist HUNTER S. THOMPSON's upcoming movie The Rum Diary. The movie follows the exploits of journalist Paul Kemp (DEPP) a New York native who moves to...

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"He's Resting." "Look Matey, I Know A Dead Parrot When I See One."

5th July 2011

Although he's been dead for 22 years, Graham Chapman is reuniting with the other members of the British comedy Group Monty Python for an animated movie based on his 1980 autobiography, A Liar's Autobiography Volume...

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Terry Gilliam's Depression Before Opera Job

4th July 2011

Moviemaker and Monty Python star Terry Gilliam signed up to direct an opera in London to pull himself out of a deep depression.The Brit agreed to take charge of The Damnation of Faust at the...

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Terry Gilliam Has Hollywood Worries

22nd April 2011

Terry Gilliam worries about losing his soul to Hollywood.The 'Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' director gets concerned that money-driven studios could sap the integrity from his work and has compared his experience of arguing with film...

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Terry Jones And Gilliam Are Opera Rivals

21st March 2011

Former Monty Python co-stars Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam are preparing for a stage showdown as they each launch their first operas in London.The funnymen are directing productions at rival venues in the British capital...

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Sting Celebrates Birthday

4th October 2010

Sting celebrated his 59th birthday on Saturday (02.10.10) with a host of famous friends.The Police frontman marked the date by partying at London members' club Bungalow 8 with his wife Trudie Styler, actor Richard E....

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John Legend And The Roots Gig To Be Directed By Spike Lee

20th September 2010

JOHN LEGEND AND THE ROOTS are set to get a live webcast of their upcoming concert directed by the Oscar winning filmmaker SPIKE LEE, reports The Epoch Times. The show, which will go ahead on...

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Gilliam's Latest Don Quixote Plans Shot Down

7th September 2010

Reminiscent of the Black Knight in Monty Python and the Holy Grail who continues to fight King Arthur despite losing both arms ("It's just a flesh wound!"), Terry Gilliam has told Daily Variety that he...

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Gilliam: 'Financing For Quixote Has Collapsed'

6th September 2010

Director TERRY GILLIAM has opened up about the extent of the "financial hiccup" which has threatened to derail plans for his troubled DON QUIXOTE movie, confessing the investment completely "collapsed" earlier this summer (10).The filmmaker...

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More Troubles For Gilliam's Don Quixote

6th August 2010

TERRY GILLIAM has confirmed his troubled DON QUIXOTE movie is on hold again after experiencing a "financial hiccup".The director has spent more than a decade trying to get the picture into production but the project...

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Terry Gilliam's Movie Money Worry

6th August 2010

Terry Gilliam believes Hollywood is plagued by financial problems.The director has been forced to put 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' on hold for the second time due to a "financial hiccup" but thinks his...

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Gilliam To Direct Arcade Fire Webcast

27th July 2010

MONTY PYTHON mastermind TERRY GILLIAM has signed on to direct a live webcast of rock band ARCADE FIRE's concert in New York next month (05Aug10).The band will kick off American Express' new Unstaged concert series...

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Ewan Mcgregor Confirmed For Don Quixote

19th May 2010

Ewan McGregor has signed up for 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote'. The Scottish actor was confirmed by director Terry Gilliam to have taken the role originally given to Johnny Depp 10 years ago in...

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Gilliam To Resuscitate Don Quixote Film With Ewan Mcgregor

18th May 2010

Terry Gilliam's seemingly quixotic effort to retell the story of Don Quixote has taken a new turn with the revelation that Ewan McGregor has agreed to star in the film, replacing Johnny Depp, who appeared...

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