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The Sting To Be Adapted For Broadway

29th May 2014

Oscar-winning film The Sting is heading to Broadway as a new musical.The 1973 movie, set in Depression-era Chicago, Illinois, featured pals Robert Redford and Paul Newman and picked up seven Academy Awards in 1974 -...

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15th October 2013

Actor Robert Redford was blown away by his own work on The Sting after tuning into the film in 2004 - because he had never seen it before. The Hollywood veteran refuses to watch his...

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Robert Redford 'Not Comfortable' Watching His Movies

12th April 2011

Veteran actor Robert Redford rarely watches his classic movies, including multi-Oscar winner The Sting - because he feels uncomfortable "looking back" at his films.The star admits he's never been a fan of seeing himself onscreen,...

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Broadway Star Jones Dies

19th September 2006

Broadway veteran ROBERT EARL JONES has died at the age of 96. The actor, who's son JAMES EARL JONES found fame voicing DARTH VADER in the STAR WARS movies, passed away at the Lillian Booth...

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Set Designer Bumstead Dies

29th May 2006

Oscar-winning set designer HENRY BUMSTEAD, who collaborated with CLINT EASTWOOD on 13 movies, has died at the age of 91. Hollywood veteran Bumstead, who worked on over 100 films, won Academy Awards for production design...

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Redford + Newman Plan To Reunite After Years Of Stupid Scripts

29th August 2005

Movie veterans ROBERT REDFORD and PAUL NEWMAN are on the verge of reuniting on the big screen one more time after years spent laughing at planned sequels to THE STING and BUTCH CASSIDY + THE...

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Dana Elcar Dies At 77

12th June 2005

DANA ELCAR, one of the stars on hit TV show MACGYVER has died in a California hospital of complications from pneumonia. He was 77. The actor teamed up with RICHARD DEAN ANDERSON in the...

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Newman And Redford Screen Swan Song Imminent

1st May 2005

Ageing screen icons PAUL NEWMAN and ROBERT REDFORD have confirmed they are determined to reunite in a screen version of BILL BRYSON's novel A WALK IN THE WOODS. Newman, 80, recently voiced his reluctance...

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Newman And Redford To Take A Walk In The Woods?

16th March 2005

Movie legends PAUL NEWMAN and ROBERT REDFORD are looking to team up again for a movie adaptation of BILL BRYSON's A WALK IN THE WOODS. Redford claims the Appalachian hiking story project is something...

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Newman To Retire From Hollywood

15th March 2005

Veteran actor PAUL NEWMAN has shocked fans by announcing he'll retire from acting after starring in one final movie. The legendary Hollywood star - whose career has spanned five decades - has decided to...

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Redford Wants To Work With Newman Again

4th July 2004

Legendary screen double act ROBERT REDFORD and PAUL NEWMAN want to appear together in one last film. Redford talks to Newman "all the time" about recreating their screen magic - after having last starred...

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Redford: I Dislike Remakes And Sequels

21st June 2004

Veteran actor ROBERT REDFORD has blasted Hollywood bosses for taking the easy route by releasing sequels and remakes - but admits he'd like to film a follow-up to his 1972 movie THE CANDIDATE. The...

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Redford Directs Again

17th October 2003

Screen legend ROBERT REDFORD is set to step behind the camera again to direct new romantic thriller THE COMPANY YOU KEEP. THE STING actor will start filming the movie - about a single father...

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