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Bonham Carter Landed Sweeney Todd Role After 28 Years

11th January 2008

British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER was delighted when her director partner TIM BURTON cast her in SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET - she had dreamed of starring in the musical for 28...

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11th January 2008

"I wouldn't recommend it. I couldn't drink any caffeine and we would start work at 5am." Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER doesn't advise bring pregnant while filming. The star found out she was expecting director boyfriend...

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Burton Bans Musicals

9th January 2008

British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER is banned from singing songs from musicals to her son - because her partner TIM BURTON believes he will "turn gay". The Planet of the Apes star loves to sing...

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9th January 2008

"The Sound Of Music - With Blood!" TIM BURTON gives new horror musical SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET its own advertising tagline.

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Burton Slams Local Newspaper Over 'Ridiculous' Coverage

9th January 2008

Director TIM BURTON has hit out at his local newspaper, branding its coverage of the extension to his home in north London 'ridiculous'. The Sweeney Todd moviemaker insists the Camden New Journal is reporting inaccurate...

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Carter Still Auditions For Husband

8th January 2008

Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER has denied she is automatically considered for roles in TIM BURTON's films because she is his girlfriend. The 41-year-old star has been dating Burton for six years and the couple has...

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7th January 2008

"Sexual favours don't get me anything." Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER cannot work her magic to persuade director-fiance TIM BURTON to cast her in his movies.

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Burton: 'No More Costume Dramas For Bonham Carter'

7th January 2008

Director TIM BURTON was determined to help his wife HELENA BONHAM CARTER shake off her image as a period actress - by casting her in bizarre movie roles. Bonham Carter was once famed for her...

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Burton: 'Studios Feared Sweeney Todd'

28th December 2007

Studio bosses bulked at proposals for TIM BURTON's SWEENEY TODD movie, because they feared a musical/horror film with no "pop songs" would bomb at the box office, according to the director himself. The maverick filmmaker...

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Cage Is Box Office Treasure

23rd December 2007

Nicolas Cage has broken his personal box office best after National Treasure: Book of Secrets raced to the top of the US charts.The sequel struck box office gold with a $16.6 million (8.7 million) opening...

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Cohen Says Goodbye To Borat

22nd December 2007

Despite the huge success of the film, Sacha Baron Cohen has said he is unlikely to ever play Borat again.After appearances in series on Channel 4 and HBO, the antics of Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev...

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Movie Reviews: Sweeney Todd

21st December 2007

The publicity and merchandising folks responsible for drawing audiences to the movie theaters to see the musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street have had a tough time selling this film, despite the...

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Bonham Carter Asked Depp To Be Godfather On Behalf Of Shy Burton

21st December 2007

JOHNNY DEPP was surprised when he was asked to be godfather to director pal TIM BURTON's son - because the quirky moviemaker couldn't bring himself to do it himself. Instead, Burton asked his wife Helena...

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Burton Ensures Bonham Carter Is Booted Up After Birth

19th December 2007

Movie-maker TIM BURTON has treated his partner HELENA BONHAM CARTER to four pairs of boots after the actress gave birth to their second child at the weekend. The Golden Globe nominee, 41, gave birth...

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Bonham Carter Gives Birth To A Girl

17th December 2007

British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER and director TIM BURTON have welcomed their second child. The Golden Globe nominee, 41, gave birth to a girl in London on Saturday (15Dec07). The baby is her second child...

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Atonement Tops Globe Noms

13th December 2007

Acclaimed British film Atonement has led the way at today's nominations for the 2008 Golden Globe awards, with seven nods.Joe Wright's adaptation of Ian McEwan's bestselling novel was named in the best drama motion picture...

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New Line In Bait-and-switch Ad Campaign For Sweeney?

10th December 2007

Chicago Sun-Times advertising/marketing columnist Lewis Lazare has accused Paramount/DreamWorks of launching a "bait and switch" ad campaign for its forthcoming (Dec. 21) release of Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Lazare...

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No Country Wins First Award Of Season

6th December 2007

The movie awards season got under way Wednesday with the National Board of Review naming the Coen Bros.' No Country for Old Men best picture of 2007. Tim Burton received the best director award for...

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Manson Denies Burton Movie Rumours

6th December 2007

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON has dismissed reports TIM BURTON is to direct his forthcoming LEWIS CARROLL biopic, insisting news about the filmmaker's involvement is all hearsay. Manson is due to start filming his delayed movie,...

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Clooney And Page Take Nbrs

6th December 2007

George Clooney and young actress Ellen Page have been recognised at the first major ceremony of the American movie awards season.Clooney took best actor at the US National Board of Review (NBR) ceremony for his...

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5th December 2007

"At some point, he (Billy Ray) will probably want parents. He'll have to look elsewhere." HELENA BONHAM CARTER jokes she and her partner TIM BURTON will always remain childlike, so their son BILLY RAY will...

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Burton Decorates Christmas Tree With Dead Babies

5th December 2007

TIM BURTON likes to bring a touch of Halloween to the holiday season - the director always decorates his Christmas tree with fake dead babies and slime balls. Horror fan Burton's partner Helena Bonham Carter,...

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Dancing With Sweeney Todd Made Bonham Carter Sick

4th December 2007

HELENA BONHAM CARTER struggled through dancing scenes in new movie musical SWEENEY TODD because she was three months pregnant with director TIM BURTON's child. To make matters worse, her dancing partner, Johnny Depp, didn't know...

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Pop, Chaney + Karloff Inspire Depp's Sweeney Todd

3rd December 2007

JOHNNY DEPP credits punk icon IGGY POP and horror movie stars LON CHANEY and BORIS KARLOFF with helping him create the character of SWEENEY TODD for pal TIM BURTON's new movie musical. The actor, who...

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3rd December 2007

"I haven't watched the film. I wish I wasn't in it because I know I'd love it." HELENA BONHAM CARTER refuses to watch herself in boyfriend TIM BURTON's new movie musical SWEENEY TODD.

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3rd December 2007

"It's THE SOUND OF MUSIC with blood." Eccentric moviemaker TIM BURTON on his new movie musical SWEENEY TODD.

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Bonham Carter: 'I'm Depp's Twin'

3rd December 2007

Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER is convinced moviemaker TIM BURTON finds her attractive because she is the female double of his longtime pal and collaborator JOHNNY DEPP. The Brit, who is expecting a second child with...

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Depp Set For Burton Ballet

2nd December 2007

Director TIM BURTON has found the ultimate test of Hollywood superstar JOHNNY DEPP's talents - a movie ballet. The pair have worked together in six movies to date, including Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow, the forthcoming...

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Ledger: Nothing Intimidates Joker

30th November 2007

Heath Ledger has explained the demands of taking on one of the most famous roles in cinema history - that of crazed Batman villain The Joker.Jack Nicholson defined the role in Tim Burton's Batman and...

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22nd November 2007

"We clashed a bit, but it couldn't have been that bad because I'm now expecting our second child." HELENA BONHAM CARTER insists rows she had with partner TIM BURTON on the set of SWEENEY TODD...

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