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Rodrigo De La Serna To Play Pope Francis In New Biopic

4th September 2013

The Motorcycle Diaries star Rodrigo De La Serna is set to portray Pope Francis on the big screen in a new biopic.The Argentine actor has been cast in the lead role in The Lake House...

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Furtado Has Eyes On Bernal

28th November 2006

Pop star NELLY FURTADO is lusting after GAEL GARCIA BERNAL even though the Mexican actor is dating STAR WARS beauty NATALIE PORTMAN. The MANEATER hitmaker fell for Bernal after seeing his portrayal of CHE GUEVARA...

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Soderbergh To Direct Back-to-back Che Biopics

31st October 2006

OCEAN'S ELEVEN director STEVEN SODERBERGH is set to shoot two back-to-back films about Latin American revolutionary CHE GUEVARA. Soderbergh and BENICIO DEL TORO, who will play Guevara, have been working on the movies since they...

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Gael: 'La No Way!'

23rd July 2006

Mexican hunk GAEL GARCIA BERNAL has ruled out ever moving to Los Angeles, despite his burgeoning acting career. THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES star insists the lavish lifestyle there would drain all his hard-earned savings, so he's...

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Bernal Dreams Of Hollywood Roles

2nd May 2006

Mexican actor GAEL GARCIA BERNAL would love to star in a Hollywood blockbuster, but he has yet to receive any English-language movie offers. The 27-year-old gained international acclaim for his portrayal of the young CHE...

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Soderbergh Challenged By Motorcycle Diaries

24th February 2006

STEVEN SODERBERGH is finding making his ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA biopic even more difficult, after the success of 2004 movie THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES. While Soderbergh was unimpressed with early films about the Argentine revolutionary, he...

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Soderbergh To Use Cia Files For Che Biopic

7th September 2005

Oscar-winning director STEVEN SODERBERGH will use recently declassified Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) files to help make his forthcoming ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA biopic. Speaking at the Venice Film Festival in Italy yesterday (06SEP05), Soderbergh announced...

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Coppola And Salles To Adapt Kerouac

5th August 2005

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has teamed up with Brazilian director WALTER SALLES to bring beatnik author JACK KEROUAC's seminal work ON THE ROAD to the big screen. The GODFATHER film-maker's production company American Zoetrope has...

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Motorcycle Diaries Tops Imagen Winners

19th June 2005

Road movie THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES was the big winner at Friday's (17JUN05) IMAGEN AWARDS, with the WATER SALLES film picking up four accolades, including Best Picture. The big screen adaptation of Argentine revolutionary ERNESTO...

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Motorcycle And Spanglish Battle For Imagens

6th May 2005

Road movie THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES and comedy SPANGLISH lead the nominations with four nods apiece at this year's (05) IMAGEN AWARDS. The Imagen Awards were established in 1985 to honour Latino actors in entertainment....

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John Slams 'Predictable' Oscars

1st March 2005

SIR ELTON JOHN launched a scathing attack on Sunday's (27FEB05) "predictable" ACADEMY AWARDS, only a year after labelling the OSCARS "boring". The flamboyant musician hosted his annual post-Oscar bash at Los Angeles' Pacific Design...

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Oscar Song Nominee Upset Over Ceremony Snub

28th February 2005

OSCAR nominee JORGE DREXLER is upset with ACADEMY AWARDS boss GIL CATES for keeping him out of the big show. The Uruguayan songwriter penned nominated Best Song AL OTRO LADO DEL RIO for THE...

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Six Spirits For Sideways

27th February 2005

Wine-drinking comedy SIDEWAYS was the toast of the 20th annual INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS in California yesterday (25FEB05), claiming six of the ceremony's prizes. The film's stars THOMAS HADEN CHURCH, VIRGINIA MADSEN and PAUL GIAMATTI...

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Banderas And Santana Team Up For The Oscars

21st February 2005

Spanish screen hunk ANTONIO BANDERAS is set to team up with CARLOS SANTANA for a special performance at the upcoming 77th ACADEMY AWARDS. The pair will share the stage to perform the OSCAR-nominated song...

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Eternal Sunshine Picks Up Top Writing Award

21st February 2005

Quirky JIM CARREY and KATE WINSLET drama ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND has beaten THE AVIATOR to win Best Original Screenplay at this year's (05) WRITER'S GUILD OF AMERICA AWARDS. The 2004 movie...

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The Aviator Wins Big At Baftas

13th February 2005

MARTIN SCORSESE's blockbuster movie THE AVIATOR triumphed at last night's (12FEB05) BAFTA awards in London, winning four accolades including Best Film. The Hollywood tale of maverick entrepreneur HOWARD HUGHES also won prizes at the...

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You Better Believe It: Groban And Beyonce Are An Oscars Couple

9th February 2005

JOSH GROBAN and BEYONCE KNOWLES will be the odd couple at the OSCARS this year (27FEB05) after agreeing to perform nominated song BELIEVE together at the glitzy awards show. According to BILLBOARD.COM, the pair...

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The Aviator Leads Bafta Nominations

17th January 2005

Hollywood blockbuster THE AVIATOR has been nominated for 14 BAFTA awards, including nods in the Best Film and Best Director categories. The Aviator is up against ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, FINDING NEVERLAND,...

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Dead Man's Shoes And Drake For Brit Indie Awards

27th October 2004

SHANE MEADOWS' critically acclaimed thriller DEAD MAN'S SHOES is leading the way at this year's (04) BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS with eight nominations. Dead Man's Shoes, which was awarded the HITCHCOCK D'OR accolade at...

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Mexican Star Swims Across The Amazon To Copy Guevara

18th October 2004

Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN star GAEL GARCIA BERNAL spent months getting fit for his new film THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES because he wanted to replicate the young ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA's swim across the Amazon. The...

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Bernal Is Touched By Grateful Lepers

17th October 2004

Mexican movie star GAEL GARCIA BERNAL became an instant hero with lepers on the set of acclaimed new movie THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES by ignoring advice and embracing them. The actor, who plays a young...

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Bernal To Tread The London Boards

8th October 2004

Mexican heart-throb GAEL GARCIA BERNAL is returning to London to make his major theatrical debut. The actor, who played Latin American hero ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA in this summer's (04) THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES, will tread...

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