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Studio Sues Student Over 'Identical' 9/11 Movie

A student who used a bootleg script of OLIVER STONE's upcoming 9/11 movie WORLD TRADE CENTER to shoot his own art project is being sued by studio Paramount Pictures. CHRIS MOUKARBEL has distributed his 12-minute...

Douglas To Revisit Wall Street?

MICHAEL DOUGLAS is set to reprise his role as GORDON GEKKO in the sequel to his hit movie WALL STREET, according to media reports in the US. The 61-year-old may even re-team with director...

Stone Denies Coup Movie

Director OLIVER STONE has rubbished claims he is to make a movie about the 2002 Venezuela coup that briefly ousted President HUGO CHAVEZ. On Sunday (21MAY06) Chavez announced his government had given permission for the...

9/11 Hero Convinced Gyllenhaal To Take Role

The wife of a 11th September (01) victim convinced MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL to star in OLIVER STONE's WORLD TRADE CENTER, despite comments the actress made about America's 'responsibility' for the terrorist attack last year (05). The...

Oliver Stone: 'Nixon Would Be A Hit Today'

Movie maker OLIVER STONE regrets not waiting a decade to make his RICHARD NIXON biopic - because it would be a huge hit in 2006. The NATURAL BORN KILLERS director feels sure the 1995 film,...

Jackman Dominates Cannes Festival

Actor HUGH JACKMAN will have a strong presence at the 59th annual Cannes Film Festival, with two of his films debuting during the event. X-MEN: THE LAST STAND and THE FOUNTAIN, both starring Jackman, have...

Costner's Wedding Hairdresser Admits Theft

KEVIN COSTNER's wedding hairdresser has pleaded guilty in a Colorado court to stealing the actor's laptop computer containing personal photos of the ceremony and after-party. PASCAL BENSIMON, 45, was employed at the Aspen event to...

Oliver Stone: 'Media Slanders Politically-minded Stars'

Movie-maker OLIVER STONE has blasted media groups who "slander" celebrities for their political comments - because intelligent stars have every right to question their leaders. The Vietnam veteran, who is a fierce opponent of the...

Director Accused Douglas Of Using Drugs

MICHAEL DOUGLAS was confronted by OLIVER STONE while filming WALL STREET, because the famed director believed the actor was using drugs. Stone felt Douglas was struggling with the role of GORDON GEKKO and thought drug...

Missing Depp Footage Found

JOHNNY DEPP's minor roll in 1986 movie PLATOON has been extended for the upcoming DVD release, using 10 minutes of newly discovered footage. The actor played a private in the Oscar-winning film, but most of...

Scott To Direct War On Terror Film

Veteran film-maker SIR RIDLEY SCOTT will follow in the footsteps of OLIVER STONE and PAUL GREENGRASS and direct a new film inspired by the "war on terror". The 68-year-old will be in charge of an...

Stone Slams Madonna's Evita Performance

Controversial film-maker OLIVER STONE has dismissed MADONNA's performance in 1996 musical EVITA as inadequate, because she could only play the historical figure like a "hooker". The Oscar-winning director, who had long dreamed of making...

Farrell: 'I Love Jolie Dearly'

COLIN FARRELL wishes the rumours he romanced ANGELINA JOLIE on the set of ALEXANDER were true because they shared a "connection". The Irish lothario starred opposite Jolie, who is now pregnant with BRAD PITT's...

The Heat's On Oliver Stone

Hollywood director OLIVER STONE is relieved his 9/11 film is going to be released after PAUL GREENGRASS' rival film about the infamous day - because it will take the pressure off him. Stone's film,...

No Politics For Stone

OLIVER STONE has hit out at reports his new film will have a political agenda, insisting it will focus on two or three American civilians' fight for survival. Stone's film, which has been given...

Boxer Stretch To Rescue Cage And Pena

Former boxer GARY STRETCH is set to rescue NICOLAS CAGE and MICHAEL PENA in OLIVER STONE's forthcoming September 11th (01) drama. ALEXANDER star Stretch, 37, has been cast as New York City cop JOHN...

Hopkins Still Bemused By Nixon Offer

Golden Globe-winner SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS still can't believe he played former US President RICHARD NIXON in OLIVER STONE's biopic NIXON because he needed convincing he was right for the role. The Welsh actor, who...

Mendes: 'Americans Don't Get Jarhead'

Oscar-winning film director SAM MENDES claims American viewers don't understand his new movie JARHEAD as well as Europeans - because they expect war films to be one-sided. The movie based on the novel JARHEAD:...

Revolver Shoots To The Top Of 2005 Turkeys

Director GUY RITCHIE's REVOLVER has topped a poll of the biggest screen turkeys of 2005. The gangster movie was voted the worst movie this year by members of online UK DVD rental company LoveFilm.com,...

9/11 Movie Causes Further Furore

LATEST: OLIVER STONE's 11 September (01) movie is causing more problems in New York City - now store owners are angry about disruption the shoot is causing. The film, starring NICOLAS CAGE, has already...

Oliver Stone Made Dafoe Soldier Material

Movie-maker OLIVER STONE went to such great lengths to prepare his PLATOON cast for military service, WILLEM DAFOE began to believe he was a soldier. Dafoe is sure the Oscar-winning Vietnam war film was...

Stone Promises Sensitivty In 9/11 Film

Director OLIVER STONE promises his forthcoming film about the September 11 (01) terrorist attacks will be respectful to victims of the atrocities. The PLATOON movie-maker is confident the NICOLAS CAGE starring movie will not...

Farrell's Fall From Bathroom Window

COLIN FARRELL has come clean about the accident that almost brought filming of OLIVER STONE's flop epic ALEXANDER to a halt - he drunkenly jumped out of a window. The Irishman previously claimed he...

Soderbergh To Use Cia Files For Che Biopic

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...

Greengrass To Direct Another 9/11 Movie

British film-maker PAUL GREENGRASS is to direct a controversial new film about the fourth plane hijacked during the US terrorist attacks on 11th September (01). The acclaimed BOURNE SUPREMACY director will tell the story...

Stone Pleads Guilty To Drug Charge

Controversial director OLIVER STONE has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanour possession of marijuana while driving charge - just six years after pleading no contest to exactly the same crime. The Oscar-winning film-maker's lawyer entered...

Lopez Blames Her Media Image For Hampering Her Film Career

JENNIFER LOPEZ believes her over-exposure in the media has prevented her from having a more diverse movie career. The 36-year-old Latina beauty found it easier to convince directors of her suitability for a role...

Stone Blames Alexander Reception On American Youth

OLIVER STONE believes the critical mauling his epic ALEXANDER received last year (04) was the inevitable result of America's youth misunderstanding ancient history. Stone, who recently re-edited the film for its DVD release, puts...

Stone Slams Bush Reaction To 9/11

Controversial director OLIVER STONE has hit out at US President GEORGE W BUSH for "misusing" his powers after the terrorist attacks on September 11th (01). The NATURAL BORN KILLERS film-maker, who is currently preparing...

Stone Shocked By 'Homophobic' America

Acclaimed director OLIVER STONE is convinced America's awkwardness about homosexuality ensured his epic movie ALEXANDER was a box-office disaster, even though the title character's bisexuality was not a major part of the plot. Stone...

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