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Labeouf's A Real Wall Street Whizz

SHIA LABEOUF has become so hooked on the world of finance while shooting OLIVER STONE sequel WALL STREET 2: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS - he's started trading in stocks and shares.LaBeouf plays a young Wall Street...

Presidents Attend Stone's New York Screening

The presidents of Venezuela and Bolivia were the very special guests of honour at the New York screening of OLIVER STONE's new movie, SOUTH OF THE BORDER, on Wednesday night (23Sep09).Venezuela leader Hugo Chavez and...

Oliver Stone Doubts His Latest Film Will Be Welcomed At Home

He may be among the top echelon of Hollywood directors, but Oliver Stone has no illusions about the uphill battle he will have to wage to have his documentary, South of the Border , which...

Stone In Talks With Iran For Ahmadinejad Documentary

Moviemaker OLIVER STONE is in talks with Iranian President MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD to star in a big screen documentary - just weeks after he wrapped filming his insight into the life of Venezuelan President HUGO CHAVEZ.On...

Chavez Lends Support To Stone Documentary

Director OLIVER STONE stirred controversy at the world premiere of his documentary about Venezuelan President HUGO CHAVEZ - by inviting the leader to walk the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival on Monday (07Sep09).Stone...

Stone Bullied Douglas On Wall Street Set

MICHAEL DOUGLAS credits director OLIVER STONE for inspiring his Oscar-winning performance in 1987 movie WALL STREET, by bullying him on the movie's set.Stone constantly questioned Douglas' acting ability and even accused him of taking drugs,...

Stone Returning To Wall Street

The current recession and scandals on Wall Street have had an unexpected consequence a decision by director Oliver Stone to revive plans to mount a sequel to his 1987 drama Wall Street . Stone had...

Greed Good For Oliver Stone In Wall Street Return

Oliver Stone will direct Michael Douglas in a sequel to 80s hit Wall Street, it has been announced.The 1987 original, which saw Douglas as Machiavellian stock trader Gordon Gekko, told of unscrupulous money-making methods in...

By on 29 April 2009

Stone Plans Chavez Documentary

Film maker OLIVER STONE's next movie will be a documentary about Venezuelan president HUGO CHAVEZ. Fresh from the release of his biopic of U.S. president George W. Bush, Stone has already started work on his...

Man Arrested For Slaying Of W News Anchor

Arkansas police have charged a man with the murder of the news anchor who made a cameo appearance in OLIVER STONE movie W. Anne Pressly, 26, was found unconscious in her bed on 20 October...

Quantum Of Solace Still Top Of UK Box Office Chart

The 22nd James Bond film Quantum of Solace has held the number one spot in the UK and Ireland box office chart for a second week.The thriller - which has received a mixed critical response...

By on 12 November 2008

Stone's Tribute To Slain News Anchor

OLIVER STONE has paid tribute to the murdered news anchor who made a cameo appearance in his latest movie W. Anne Pressly, 26, was found unconscious in bed on 20 October (08) with severe head...

Toby Jones: The Bad Guys Are The Best

Acclaimed British actor Toby Jones has admitted he relished playing controversial presidential guru Karl Rove in Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic W.Rove was special adviser to Bush and his father during their many election campaigns...

By on 26 October 2008

Elizabeth Banks: First Lady Role Was Intimidating

Elizabeth Banks has admitted being initially daunted by the prospect of playing Laura Bush in Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic W.The 34-year-old, best known for her roles in TV comedy Scrubs and the Spider-Man franchise,...

By on 25 October 2008

Thandie Newton: W Is My Vote In The Us Elections

Thandie Newton has described her portrayal of Condoleezza Rice in Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic W as her 'vote' in the presidential elections.The Bafta-winning British actress, obviously barred from participating in the US elections, told...

By on 24 October 2008

W Actress/anchorwoman In Near-fatal Attack

An American TV anchorwoman who appears in OLIVER STONE's new biopic W is in a critical condition after she was beaten and stabbed at her Arkansas home. Reporter Anne Pressly was found unconscious in bed...

Max Payne Fires Way To Us Box Office Summit

Videogame adaptation Max Payne has topped the US box office charts after its opening weekend on release.The action film, starring Mark Wahlberg, took a creditable $18 million (£10.2 million) to debut at the top of...

By on 20 October 2008

Movie Reviews W.

Somewhat surprisingly W. has turned out to be director Oliver Stone's best-reviewed film in ages. Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times awards it four stars and calls it "fascinating." And he suggests that unlike other...

Frost/nixon Stars At London Film Festival Opening

The stars of Ron Howard's Frost/Nixon will today attend the film's world premiere as the 52nd London Film Festival officially opens.Michael Sheen and Frank Langella, as well as Howard, will be in Leicester Square for...

By on 15 October 2008

Brolin 'Insulted' By Bush Offer

Actor JOSH BROLIN felt "insulted" when he was asked to play GEORGE W. BUSH in OLIVER STONE's new movie - because he is nothing like the U.S. president. Brolin stars as the outgoing American leader...

Brolin's Crotch Grabbing Catches On

OLIVER STONE has some great outtakes for the DVD release of his new GEORGE W. BUSH biopic W - his lead JOSH BROLIN insisted his co-stars break up serious scenes by flipping off the director...

Stone Denies Bush Malice

Director OLIVER STONE has dismissed suggestions his new movie W is an attempt to undermine U.S. president GEORGE BUSH's administration. The movie - starring Josh Brolin as the current leader - is due for release...

Stone: 'Bar Brawl Was Racially Charged'

Moviemaker OLIVER STONE has hinted the summer (08) bar brawl that landed his W stars JOSH BROLIN and JEFFREY WRIGHT behind bars was racially charged. The director was with the two actors in Shreveport, Louisiana...

Brolin Developed An Appetite As Bush

JOSH BROLIN gobbled up sandwiches while playing U.S. leader GEORGE W. BUSH in OLIVER STONE's new biopic W after learning the President is a compulsive eater. The actor admits he ate 15 sandwiches in one...

Stone's W Fails To Impress Critics

OLIVER STONE's filmmaking skills have come under question after a series of noted movie critics were left unimpressed by his eagerly anticipated GEORGE W. BUSH biopic, W. The JFK moviemaker rushed to shoot and edit...

Stone Fears Bush Legacy Will Last

OLIVER STONE fears America will be "stuck" with GEORGE W. BUSH's policies for 20 years after he stands down as president. The director's biopic of Bush - simply titled W - is due to be...

Stone Says His Bush Film Will Be "Fair And True"

Director Oliver Stone says that he does not believe his upcoming W , a biographical comedy about President Bush, will appeal to "that radical 15 percent [of moviegoers] that hate Bush or the 15-20 percent...

Stone: 'Bush Is A Bully'

Filmmaker OLIVER STONE has branded U.S. president GEORGE W. BUSH a "bully" for his treatment of journalists at press conferences. The director, whose biopic of the American leader W is due for release in November...

Stone: 'Bush Movie Is Not A Hatchet-job'

Filmmaker OLIVER STONE insists his biopic of GEORGE W. BUSH is not a "hatchet job" - and he wants viewers to see both sides of the U.S. president. The director's upcoming movie W is widely...

Batman Bale Was To Play Bush

BATMAN BEGINS star CHRISTIAN BALE was set to play U.S. president GEORGE W. BUSH in OLIVER STONE's W - but dropped out at the last minute. The film is a satirical look at the outgoing...

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