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The Things They Say: 4226718

3rd June 2014

"I just finished another project and I was exhausted, and I found it such an icky story. I told my agent I just didn’t want to play something so grotesque." Actor John Lithgow turned down...

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Josh Brolin Scared Casting Directors With The Fly Audition

15th January 2013

Movie star Josh Brolin missed out on landing a lead role in The Fly sequel after terrifying producers and casting directors at his audition.The No Country for Old Men star admits he got too wrapped...

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Movie Reviews The Pirates! Band Of Misfits

28th April 2012

The unlikely winner of the award for best-reviewed movie of the weekend is Aardman Animation's The Pirates! Band of Misfits . Of the major critics, only Roger Moore of the Orlando Sentinel sends it to...

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Mel B Swallows A Fly

25th November 2011

Mel B swallowed a fly while she was in Australia. The former Spice Girl - who has been Down Under acting as a judge on 'The X Factor (Australia)' - was talking to her 12-year-old...

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Bono Worried About U2'S Legacy

13th September 2011

Bono worries U2 will be remembered as a "very good" band rather than a "great" one. The 'Even Better Than The Real Thing' rockers are unveiling a new documentary, 'From The Sky Down', which focuses...

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Javier Bardem To Play Villain In Bond 23?

1st February 2011

Javier Bardem has been offered a role in the next James Bond film.The Spanish actor has reportedly been given a "major" offer to appear in the 23rd instalment of the secret agent franchise as the...

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Javier Bardem Set For Bond Role?

31st January 2011

Javier Bardem has reportedly been offered a role in the new James Bond film.The Oscar winning 'Biutiful' actor is thought to have been approached and given a "major" offer to appear in the next instalment...

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Freddie Mercury Penned Rhapsody On Phone Book

25th January 2011

Freddie Mercury wrote Queen's most famous hit 'Bohemian Rhapsody' on the back of a phone book.The band's drummer, Roger Taylor, said he knew the first time he ever heard the operatic pop track - which...

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Rachel Weisz Wanted For New James Bond Movie

20th January 2011

Rachel Weisz is being lined up to play a villain in the new James Bond movie. Producers are hoping to sign up the 40-year-old actress to play the head of a sinister organisation but are...

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Goldblum Refused Restraining Order Against Mental Patient

20th November 2010

A Los Angeles judge has refused THE FLY star JEFF GOLDBLUM a restraining order against a woman who is about to be released from a mental institution.The actor's lawyer went to court on Friday (19Nov10)...

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Cronenberg Praises France During Honour Ceremony

2nd April 2009

THE FLY director DAVID CRONENBERG has received France's highest accolade, the Legion d'honneur, and thanked the nation for understanding the "complexity of the artistic process". The auteur, famed for his grizzly and shocking cinematic style, was...

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The Fly Lands In America

14th July 2008

The stage production of THE FLY will make its debut in America later this year (08). The show - which premiered in Paris last week (ends13Jul08) - is due to open at the Los Angeles...

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French Critics Swat The Fly

8th July 2008

French opera critics have slated movie composer HOWARD SHORE's new adaptation of DAVID CRONENBERG's cult movie THE FLY, calling the production "boring" and "unimaginative". The new opera - Shore's first - opened at the Theatre...

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Goldblum Studies Canine Ways For New Mutt Movie

2nd April 2007

Eccentric actor JEFF GOLDBLUM has been studying canine ways with US TV's DOG WHISPERER, CESAR MILAN, so he can play a movie mutt. The movie star, who famously became an insect in THE FLY, will...

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Goldblum Files For Restraining Order

1st March 2007

THE FLY star JEFF GOLDBLUM has filed for a restraining order against a 44-year-old woman, claiming she keeps showing up at his home uninvited. In new court papers, the actor claims LINDA RANSOM has appeared...

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Cage Wants The Fly

26th February 2007

NICOLAS CAGE is vying for the part of THE FLY in a planned remake of DAVID CRONENBERG's 1986 cult classic, according to the director himself. Cronenberg, who is working on an operatic version of the...

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Cronenberg Relives The Fly In Opera

26th February 2007

Canadian director DAVID CRONENBERG is bringing his 1986 movie THE FLY to the opera - he's adapting the sci-fi drama for the stage. The A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE film-maker is reuniting with his costume designer...

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Goldblum To Play Tv Detective

4th January 2007

THE FLY star JEFF GOLDBLUM has become the latest movie star to lead a new TV drama - as a homicide detective who is visited by the dead. The JURASSIC PARK star will play MICHAEL...

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Is Ritchie Dating Teenage Crush Goldblum?

6th July 2006

NICOLE RICHIE is reportedly making her romantic dreams come true following her split from fiance DJ AM - enjoying dinner dates with her lifelong crush JEFF GOLDBLUM. The odd couple has been spotted out and...

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Chainsaw Massacre Tops Horror Film Poll

30th September 2005

Shock horror classic THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE has beaten THE EXORCIST and THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS to claim the scariest film of all time in a new magazine poll. The 1974 film, about...

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Cronenberg's Swedish Accolade

18th May 2005

Cult director DAVID CRONENBERG will be awarded a lifetime achievement award at the 2005 STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in November (05). Organisers announced this week (16MAY05) the Canadian will be presented with the Bronze...

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Gervais: Us Office Remake Is Synthetic

22nd September 2004

British actor RICKY GERVAIS is starting to show doubt in the quality of the American remake of his acclaimed show THE OFFICE, by declaring it has "synthetic" qualities. The original show was well received...

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Elephant Man Crowned The Most Extreme Screen Makeover

15th August 2004

Hollywood actor JOHN HURT's portrayal of THE ELEPHANT MAN has been voted the most extreme screen makeover of all time. Hurt was nominated for an Oscar in 1980 for his excruciating portrayal of tragically...

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