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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...

Stone Re-edits Alexander For Personal Pride

Acclaimed director OLIVER STONE has spent months re-editing ALEXANDER for the DVD release in a bid to regain his dignity after the big screen version flopped at the box-office. The film, starring Hollywood hunk...

Maclaine Wants Sex With Toyboys

Movie veteran SHIRLEY MacLAINE is always on the look out for a toyboy because men her own age and older can't meet her sexual needs. At 71, the TERMS OF ENDEARMENT star insists she...

Stone Arrested On Drink-driving And Drugs Charges

Controversial filmmaker OLIVER STONE has been arrested for drink-driving and possession of drugs in Beverly Hills, California. The OSCAR-winning director was stopped at a police checkpoint on Sunset Boulevard on Friday night (27MAY05), where...

Kilmer And Stone To Team Up Again

VAL KILMER is teaming up with ALEXANDER director OLIVER STONE again - this time to host an acting seminar. The Hollywood star will reunite with the controversial filmmaker for the exclusive London workshop next...

Stereophonics Left Technician Stranded In Desert

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES' favourite rock 'n' roll moment happened while touring America - when the band enjoyed an epic road-trip before realising they'd left one of their crew stranded in the middle of nowhere....

Stone Upsets Gay Rights Activists

OLIVER STONE has upset gay rights group the GAY + LESBIAN ALLIANCE AGAINST DEFAMATION over plans to remove controversial homosexual scenes from movie flop ALEXANDER for the film's upcoming Director's Cut DVD release. Stone...

Cronenberg's Swedish Accolade

Cult director DAVID CRONENBERG will be awarded a lifetime achievement award at the 2005 STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in November (05). Organisers announced this week (16MAY05) the Canadian will be presented with the Bronze...

Stone: 'I'm Not Making A Thatcher Movie'

Director OLIVER STONE has laughed off reports he wants to make a film about former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER - insisting he was joking. The ALEXANDER movie maker and staunch republican was thought...

Stone Cuts Gay References For Alexander Dvd

Director OLIVER STONE has cut the gay references from his ALEXANDER movie for the DVD version of the 2004 flop. Stone claimed his Macedonian epic was unpopular with American audiences because of the subtle...

French Film Subsidy Row

A row has broken out within the French film industry, after the government ruled movies made with American money can still be classified "French". Culture minister RENAUD DONNEDIEU DE VABRES says films funded by...

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