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Emily Mortimer: 'Cars 2 Is Like Working With Woody Allen'

18th July 2011

Emily Mortimer says working on 'Cars 2' was similar to working with Woody Allen.The actress - who voices sexy sports car Holley Shiftwell in the forthcoming animated sequel - says the lack of preparation and...

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Woody Allen Meets Rome's Mayor

7th July 2011

Director Woody Allen was given a warm welcome to Rome, Italy on Wednesday (06Jul11) after meeting with the city's mayor.The Annie Hall filmmaker was invited to join Mayor Gianni Alemanno in his office on Capitoline...

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Fascinating Fact 11685

24th June 2011

Woody Allen's new movie Midnight In Paris has become the director's biggest U.S. hit in 25 years. The comedy, starring Owen Wilson and Rachel MCAdams as a mismatched couple planning for their wedding in the...

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Woody Allen Backs Campaign Against Syria's Crackdown On Protesters

24th June 2011

Moviemaker Woody Allen has backed a petition calling for United Nation (U.N.) officials to publicly condemn the Syrian government's crackdown on opposition protests.The country's government is being tough on pro-democracy locals, who are against the...

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Owen Wilson & Woody Bonded Over Weather

22nd June 2011

Movie star Owen Wilson and his Midnight In Paris director Woody Allen bonded over the weather.The actor admits the quirky moviemaker hardly spoke to him when they began shooting the film - until he realised...

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Woody Allen Will Star In His New Film

21st June 2011

Woody Allen will star in his new movie 'The Bop Decameron'. The legendary filmmaker has announced the cast for his latest project - set in contemporary Rome but loosely inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio's classic collection...

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Fascinating Fact 11667

21st June 2011

Oscar winner Roberto Benigni has been added to the cast of Woody Allen's new movie The Bop Decameron, which will be the first film the moviemaker has shot in Rome, Italy. The cast will also...

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Woody Allen To Return To Acting Alongside Jesse Eisenberg

20th June 2011

Woody Allen will make his acting return by starring alongside Jesse Eisenberg in his new movie 'The Bop Decameron'. Allen has been largely absent from the screen in recent years, instead choosing to take up...

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Lucy Punch Told Off For Hugging Woody Allen

19th June 2011

British actress Lucy Punch was reprimanded on the set of Woody Allen's You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger - after hugging the director.The affectionate Hot Fuzz star, who played a prostitute in the film,...

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Green Lantern To Take $60m Despite Critical Mauling

17th June 2011

Green Lantern, the new big-budget superhero movie starring Ryan Reynolds, looks set to shine at the box-office this weekend despite taking a critical mauling following its preview shows. Green Lantern is scheduled to take between...

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Woody Allen Wants Love Interest Role

13th June 2011

Woody Allen finds it "tremendously frustrating" he can no longer play a love interest.The 75-year-old director will shoot a film in the Italian capital city Rome later this year, starring Penelope Cruz, Ellen Page and...

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Woody Allen Surprised By New Leading Man Owen Wilson

6th June 2011

Woody Allen feared he'd have problems with Owen Wilson on the set of his new movie Midnight In Paris - because the actor is nothing like his usual leading men.The director had to rewrite his...

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Zach Galifianakis And Co Smash Box-office Record

31st May 2011

Zach Galifianakis' new movie 'The Hangover Part II' grossed $86 million over the Memorial Day weekend, smashing the record for the biggest opening of a live-action comedy, reports Mtv News. Zach Galifianakis stars alongside Bradley...

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Carla Bruni Reveals Baby Bump At G8 Summit?

26th May 2011

Carla Bruni, the former model and current first lady of France, showed off an "obvious" baby-bump while attending the G8 summit in the resort of Deauville this week, reports the UK's Daily Telegraph. Carla Bruni...

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Carla Bruni Expecting A Boy With President Nicolas Sarkozy?

26th May 2011

Carla Bruni, the French first lady, is expecting a baby-boy with Nicolas Sarkozy according to a friend of the President who spoke with Le Soir. Rumours of Carla Bruni's pregnancy first arose after the former...

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The Things They Say 21762

26th May 2011

"I wanted to expand my options and for people to see me in a different light. Playing an American in a Woody Allen film is a seal of approval somehow, like 'There you go. He...

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Diane Keaton's High Praise Helped Rachel Mcadams Land Allen Movie Role

24th May 2011

Rachel Mcadams has Diane Keaton to thank for helping her land a role in Woody Allen's new movie - because the Annie Hall star has been singing the young actress' praises to the revered director...

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Movie Reviews Midnight In Paris

20th May 2011

If critics have not fallen in love with Woody Allen again with his latest movie Midnight in Paris -- which opens this weekend in New York and Los Angeles -- they have at least proposed...

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Woody Allen 'Too Shy' To Audition Actresses

20th May 2011

Woody Allen dreads holding auditions because he's "too shy" to meet Hollywood bombshells - opting instead to cast actresses he has seen in other movies.The filmmaker admits he hired Rachel MCAdams for his latest movie,...

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Woody Allen Surprised By Rachel Mcadams/sheen Romance

19th May 2011

Director Woody Allen was surprised to learn Rachel Mcadams and Michael Sheen became a couple after co-starring in his new movie Midnight In Paris, insisting he "didn't see it coming".The Notebook beauty has been romantically...

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Woody Allen Helping To Write Broadway Play

18th May 2011

Woody Allen is officially returning to work in his beloved New York after signing up to write a one-act play for Broadway.The revered director, fellow filmmaker Ethan Coen and screenwriter Elaine May will each write...

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Woody Allen Will Miss Famous New York Restaurant

18th May 2011

Woody Allen is mourning the loss of one of his favourite New York hang-outs - beloved restaurant Elaine's will close next week (ends27May11).The filmmaker was one of the place's most regular celebrity customers and he...

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Woody Allen Set For A Return To Acting - And To New York?

17th May 2011

Woody Allen is set to make his return as an actor in his next film, which will be shot in Rome, Italy.The moviemaking legend will begin production on his untitled new movie in Italy this...

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Carla Bruni Is Pregnant Says Father-in-law

17th May 2011

Carla Bruni, the French First Lady and wife of President Nicolas Sarkozy, is pregnant with her second child, according to her father-in-law. Carla Bruni has refused to comment on recent speculation she is expecting a...

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Rachel Mcadams Goes Public With Sheen At Cannes?

12th May 2011

Rachel Mcadams, the American actress and star of Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris', appeared to go public with her rumoured boyfriend Michael Sheen at the Cannes Film Festival this week. Rachel Mcadams and Sheen were...

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Jamie Cullum Serenades De Niro At Cannes

12th May 2011

Jamie Cullum sang to Robert De Niro at the Cannes Film Festival last night (11.05.11).The jazz musician played a medley of Frank Sinatra's 'New York, New York' and Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' duet 'Empire State...

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Tilda Swinton To Win Oscar For 'Kevin'?

12th May 2011

Tilda Swinton, the American actress best known for her role in 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', is already gaining rave reviews for her gritty performance in the drama 'We Need To Talk About Kevin',...

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Woody Allen 'Hugely Lucky' To Have Achieved Movie Success

12th May 2011

Woody Allen refuses to consider himself an "artist" - insisting he is just "hugely lucky" to have achieved success in Hollywood.The director/writer, who has made more than 40 movies, debuted his latest offering, Midnight in...

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The Things They Say 21595

11th May 2011

"It’s always an unreal experience. There are a million flashbulbs going off in your face. People clap when you walk in to take your seat. You have to sit through the movie, that’s the worst...

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Allen Rewrote Midnight In Paris For Wilson

11th May 2011

Woody Allen rewrote Midnight In Paris after casting Owen Wilson because he thought the actor seemed too much like a surfer to play an "East Coast character".Wilson plays Gil, a man who finds new adventures...

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