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The Things They Say 10903

26th January 2009

"You actually think at certain times angels come down to earth, and Heath might have been one of them. And then he's gone, and you think: 'This is all wrong. All the other people should...

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Gilliam: 'Ledger Was The Best Actor Of His Generation'

26th January 2009

Director [TERRY GILLIAM] is angry with HEATH LEDGER for dying so young, insisting the Australian was the best actor of his generation. Ledger was half way shooting a role in Gilliam's latest project, The Imaginarium of...

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Gilliam: 'Del Toro Was Frightening And Frustrating'

22nd January 2009

Moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM will think twice before working with BENICIO DEL TORO again - because the intense actor was such a distracting force on the set of FEAR + LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS. The British...

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Gilliam: 'Ledger Was Clean'

20th January 2009

British moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM is still fighting reports his pal HEATH LEDGER was experimenting with drugs at the time he died a year ago (22Jan09) - because the actor was "clean". Ledger died from an...

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Gilliam Struggling With Ledger's Final Scenes

18th January 2009

Editing HEATH LEDGER's final movie has been tough for director TERRY GILLIAM - because he's reminded every day of what a great actor the tragic star was. The Aussie was shooting Gilliam's The Imaginarium of...

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Oliver Stone's W. Opens Dubai Film Festival

12th December 2008

The Dubai International Film Festival opened Thursday with a screening of Oliver Stone's W. , based on the life of George W. Bush. Apparently stung by criticism that the movie presents a tenderhearted portrait of...

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Gilliam To Tilt At Windmills Again

21st November 2008

Director Terry Gilliam disclosed Thursday that he plans to restart production of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote next year after securing rights from the insurance company that paid out $15 million when the movie's...

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The Full Monty (Python) On Youtube

20th November 2008

In the latest example of an "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" strategy, the members of the '70s satirical group Monty Python have launched their own YouTube site, where they have posted dozens of...

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Law In Talks To Play Watson To Downey Jr's Holmes

19th September 2008

Jude Law is in negotiations to play Doctor Watson in Guy Ritchie's upcoming Sherlock Holmes adaptation, reports claim.Robert Downey Jr, whose new film Tropic Thunder is released in the UK today (September 19th), has also...

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Ledger Replacements To Donate Fees To Star's Daughter

19th August 2008

The three actors who have replaced Heath Ledger in his final film are to donate their fees to the late star's daughter Matilda.Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law have replaced the late actor Heath...

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Fox Attempting To Prevent Watchmen Release Over Rights Row

19th August 2008

Twentieth Century Fox are lobbying to halt the release of upcoming graphic novel adaptation Watchmen over a rights dispute.The film, starring Billy Crudup and Patrick Wilson, is due for release in March 2009, following a...

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Gilliam's Plans For Scrapped Movie

4th August 2008

Filmmaker TERRY GILLIAM will revive his abandoned DON QUIXOTE movie project - as soon as JOHNNY DEPP is available to start filming. Gilliam scrapped his ambitious movie The Man Who Killed Don Quixote eight years...

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Gilliam Pleased With Ledger Replacements

1st August 2008

Director TERRY GILLIAM is pleased with his controversial decision to use three actors to finish HEATH LEDGER's final film - as the move has worked perfectly. Ledger was in the middle of filming The Imaginarium...

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Terry Gilliam Pleased With Heath Ledger Replacements

1st August 2008

Terry Gilliam has explained his decision to replace Heath Ledger with three other actors in his new film has been a success.Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law have replaced the late actor Heath Ledger...

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Watchmen Director Daunted By Novel's 'Sacred Pages'

1st August 2008

Zack Snyder, director of the upcoming Watchmen film, has admitted he faces a daunting task in taking the novel's "sacred pages" to the screen.Alan Moore's acclaimed graphic novel, heralded by many to be the greatest...

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Gilliam Attacks Batman

16th July 2008

Director TERRY GILLIAM has slammed the promotional campaign for the new BATMAN movie - insisting movie bosses are using HEATH LEDGER's tragic death to generate publicity for the movie. The actor died of an accidental...

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Ledger Castmates Pay Tribute With Heart Tattoos

14th June 2008

A heart symbol tragic HEATH LEDGER scribbled on a letter to director TERRY GILLIAM's daughter HOLLY has been turned into a tribute tattoo by the cast and crew of his final film. Gilliam brought the...

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Depp, Farrell And Law To Replace Ledger In Imaginarium

10th March 2008

Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law will replace late actor Heath Ledger in un-shot scenes for his final film, it has been announced.The producers of The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, a fantasy movie due...

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"Painful Honour" For Farrell To Fill In For Heath Ledger

21st February 2008

Colin Farrell has said it is a "painful honour" to be chosen to finish off a film Heath Ledger began before his unexpected death last month.Farrell has been approached to finish the filming of Terry...

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Depp, Farrell And Law To Replace Ledger In Gilliam Movie

18th February 2008

The late Heath Ledger is to be replaced by three actors in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus, it has been reported.According to Ain't It Cool News, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law...

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Three Actors To Take On Ledger's Final Role?

15th February 2008

Not one but three actors have been signed up to take over the late HEATH LEDGER's role in TERRY GILLIAM's THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR PARNASSUS, according to new reports.Ain' claims that JOHNNY DEPP, COLIN FARRELL...

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Wes Bentley Remembers Heath Ledger As A "Friend Forever"

30th January 2008

Actor Wes Bentley has joined the band of Hollywood stars paying tribute to Heath Ledger after his tragic death last week.The Brokeback Mountain star was found dead in his Manhattan apartment last week, with the...

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Imaginarium May Go Forth Without Ledger

29th January 2008

Although it was initially reported following Heath Ledger's death that writer-director Terry Gilliam would abandon his latest film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, which Ledger was making at the time of his death, it now...

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Gilliam Trying To Save Last Ledger Film

28th January 2008

Filmmaker TERRY GILLIAM is determined to "salvage" the movie HEATH LEDGER was midway through making when he died last Tuesday (22Jan08). The veteran director and Ledger were filming scenes for The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus...

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Depp To Take Over From Ledger In Final Film?

25th January 2008

Director TERRY GILLIAM is determined to finish shooting HEATH LEDGER's last film THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS - with JOHNNY DEPP in his place. Filming on the set of the fantasy movie was allegedly abandoned...

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Good Omens For Gilliam

4th January 2008

Terry Gilliam has given new hopes to fans eager to see his long-mooted adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's novel Good Omens.A film of the book - which tells of the unlikely partnership of...

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Ledger Signs Up For New Terry Gilliam Movie

1st November 2007

Hollywood heartthrob HEATH LEDGER had so much fun working with director TERRY GILLIAM on THE BROTHERS GRIMM - the actor has signed up to his next project. Ledger has accepted an offer to play the...

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Life Of Brian Named Top Brit Flick

24th July 2007

Monty Python's Life of Brian has been named as the nation's favourite British film in a new poll.The 1979 comedy, featuring Python stars Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Graham Chapman and John...

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Monty Python Pair Break Coconut Orchestra Record

24th April 2007

Monty Python fans have joined forces with the stars of the hit West End musical Spamalot to break the world record for coconut-orchestra playing.Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam, stars of the original Monty Python films,...

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Gorillaz To Quit After Film

20th April 2007

Grammy-winning animated rockers GORILLAZ will quit after appearing in a movie, to be directed by TERRY GILLIAM and scored by frontman DAMON ALBARN. Albarn has confirmed Gorillaz have released their last ever album and will...

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