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Slumdog Millionaire Star Cast In Woody Allen Film

24th February 2009

Having enjoyed the Oscar-winning success of Slumdog Millionaire, Freida Pinto can now celebrate being cast in Woody Allen's latest film.The Indian model-turned-actress, who plays romantic lead Latika in Danny Boyle's best picture winner, is the...

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The Things They Say 11395

23rd February 2009

"A threesome wouldn't be right for me but I know people like that who live extreme lifestyles. I don't judge them. I just play them." Actress PENELOPE CRUZ on her role as a woman with...

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Pinto Lands Role In Next Allen Film

23rd February 2009

Model-turned-actress FREIDA PINTO will follow her movie debut in Oscar-winning SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE with a role in legendary filmmaker WOODY ALLEN's next picture. The 24-year-old was stunned when the Danny Boyle-directed film took home eight honours -...

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Allen's Voice Dubber Dies

19th February 2009

An Italian actor who dubbed the voices of WOODY ALLEN and CHARLIE CHAPLIN in movies has died, aged 81. Oreste Lionello passed away in Rome, Italy on Thursday (19Feb09) after a long illness, according to his...

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Allen Returns To London

11th February 2009

Filmmaker WOODY ALLEN is embarking on a new bid to conquer London - with the help of Hollywood stars SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS and JOSH BROLIN. Allen abandoned his native New York in 2005 to make three...

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Cruz's Rush Decision Over Vicky Cristina Barcelona

10th February 2009

WOODY ALLEN gave PENELOPE CRUZ just two hours to read the script for his film VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA and decide if she wanted a role in the project.The filmmaker sent the actress a copy asking...

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The Things They Say 11102

6th February 2009

"I was a little worried about being accepted into the 'cool gang'. Luckily I got on very well with them all." British actress REBECCA HALL was wary of working alongside SCARLETT JOHANSSON, PENELOPE CRUZ, and...

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Hall: 'Allen Stories Are A Myth'

6th February 2009

Actress REBECCA HALL was delighted to work with legendary filmmaker WOODY ALLEN - because stories of his eccentric behaviour are "all nonsense". The British star was wary of filming Allen's new movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona after...

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Cruz's Guilt Over Expletive-filled Spanish Scenes

5th February 2009

PENELOPE CRUZ turned the air blue while shooting VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA - after moviemaker WOODY ALLEN let her improvise her Spanish lines. The beauty, who is nominated for an Oscar for her role in the dark...

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Hypochondriac Allen Missed Out On Johansson/cruz Kiss

4th February 2009

Director WOODY ALLEN missed the same sex kiss between SCARLETT JOHANSSON and PENELOPE CRUZ in his new movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA - because he was busy having a suspicious mole tested. The two actresses were stunned...

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The Things They Say 10981

30th January 2009

"He has a great lack of social veneer, and you see so little of that sometimes in places like L.A. He speaks only when he has something to say and is really honest." PENELOPE CRUZ...

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The Things They Say 10943

28th January 2009

"It's fantastic. I am very excited by her second nomination. I hope she wins." TOM CRUISE is rooting for his ex-girlfriend PENELOPE CRUZ at the upcoming Oscars. Cruz is nominated in the Best Supporting Actress...

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The Things They Say 10890

26th January 2009

"I've seen it three times and I'd love to see it again." PENELOPE CRUZ is a big fan of her WOODY ALLEN film VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA....

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Cruz Treasures Allen's Spectacles

14th January 2009

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ took home a unique souvenir from the set of WOODY ALLEN's latest film VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA - a pair of the director's trademark spectacles. The Spanish beauty admits she was taken aback...

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The Things They Say 10778

14th January 2009

"I am almost always disappointed when I see my movies. When you're conceiving them at home. it's only happening in your mind and everything's fabulous. Then you find out that JAVIER (BARDEM) and PENELOPE (CRUZ)...

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Woody And Coen Brothers Among Wga Nominees

8th January 2009

The Coen Brothers and Woody Allen have been recognised for their screenwriting as the nominations for the Writers' Guild of America (WGA) awards were unveiled.The Coens received their fourth WGA nomination for Burn After Reading...

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Allen Lands 19th Screenplay Nomination

8th January 2009

WOODY ALLEN has claimed his 19th Writers Guild Awards nomination, while COEN BROTHERS ETHAN and JOEL and THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON screenwriter ERIC ROTH have landed their fourth nod. The Writers Guild of...

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Allen And Farrow 'Unite Over Daughter's Death'

7th January 2009

Former lovers WOODY ALLEN and MIA FARROW have put aside a lengthy feud to mourn the death of the actress's adopted daughter LARK, according to reports. The former couple split in the early 1990s when...

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Hall's Hallway Meeting With Allen

6th January 2009

Actress REBECCA HALL was convinced she'd missed an opportunity to work with WOODY ALLEN - because she embarrassed herself when she first met the director. Hall stars in Allen's new movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona opposite...

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Johansson Stood Up Bowie For Allen

5th January 2009

SCARLETT JOHANSSON missed out on meeting DAVID BOWIE when he headed into the studio to record backing vocals for her debut album - because she was busy filming a WOODY ALLEN movie. The 24-year-old was...

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The Things They Say 10625

30th December 2008

"I would do Woody's shoeshine. I'm lucky to be able to fit into that young-woman category in his mind, so I hope he keeps writing for young women. I think he will." SCARLETT JOHANSSON would...

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Allen's Polish Musical Debut

29th December 2008

WOODY ALLEN and his jazz band have thrilled fans in Poland by holding their first ever concert in the country. The filmmaker played to around 3,000 fans at a gig on Sunday (28Dec08) by playing...

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The Things They Say 10593

23rd December 2008

"I almost prefer it when people don’t wonder, 'Well, what’s my motivation?' I’m a WOODY ALLEN kind of director. Your motivation is, 'It’s f**king four in the morning. Let’s go! We’re tired!'" Rocker-turned-moviemaker WAYNE COYNE...

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Cruz Dazzles At Gotham Awards

3rd December 2008

PENELOPE CRUZ dazzled on the red carpet at the Gotham Awards in New York on Tuesday (02Dec08) night, and walked away with an award for her role in WOODY ALLEN movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA. Cruz...

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Johansson 'Lucky' To Star In Allen's Films

17th November 2008

SCARLETT JOHANSSON rejects comparisons to DIANE KEATON and MIA FARROW as director WOODY ALLEN's moviemaking inspiration - because she's convinced her roles came as a stroke of luck. The 23-year-old counts 2005's Match Point, Scoop...

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The Things They Say 10171

10th November 2008

"Everyone's been talking about this kiss between me and Scarlett, but, on the day, all the attention was on Woody and the stain on his hand. Even when we resumed filming he was still looking...

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Winterbottom Praises Firth At Premiere Of Genova

23rd October 2008

Director Michael Winterbottom has expressed his joy at working with fellow Brit Colin Firth on his latest film Genova.Speaking at the Mayor of London Gala screening of the film, in Leicester Square, Winterbottom described his...

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Cruz And Keanu Grace Red Carpet For Festival Premieres

22nd October 2008

Penelope Cruz and Keanu Reeves were among attendees of red carpet screenings at the London Film Festival on Tuesday night.The actress graced the red carpet in support of her new film, Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina...

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Allen Thrives On New York's 'Chaos'

30th September 2008

WOODY ALLEN has discovered the secret behind his long love affair with New York - he needs the bright lights and loud noises of the city to sleep at night. The filmmaker only discovered Manhattan's...

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Woody Allen: 'Therapy Has Worked For Me'

30th September 2008

WOODY ALLEN has defended the therapy he has undergone for years, crediting psychoanalysis with his long career and happy life. The legendary filmmaker gets frustrated when people claim years of therapy have failed him, citing...

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