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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...

Newton Feared Sack From Stone Movie

Actress THANDIE NEWTON feared she was going to be sacked from her role as CONDOLEEZZA RICE in OLIVER STONE'S upcoming GEORGE BUSH biopic W - because she took so long to get into character. The...

52nd London Film Festival Programme Confirmed

The lineup for the Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival has been confirmed this morning.Speaking in the Odeon West End, BFI artistic director Sandra Hebron revealed that the festival will open with the world premiere...

By on 10 September 2008

Brolin Was Terrified Of Tackling Bush

JOSH BROLIN turned down the role of GEORGE W. BUSH when it was first offered to him, and even gave director OLIVER STONE a list of actors who could play the U.S. president better than...

The Things They Say 9233

"I don't care if he sees it. I'd love him to see it and laugh. Maybe one day he'll understand." Moviemaker OLIVER STONE hopes PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH will see his biopic W....

The Things They Say 9231

"He's very charismatic, he's very charming. He's a good politician; he looks you in the eye... He's not the deepest man; he's a hand shaker, he's a salesman." Director OLIVER STONE on meeting the subject...

Actor Josh Brolin Arrested After Louisiana Bar Fight

Josh Brolin along with six other men was arrested this weekend after an alleged bar fight in Louisiana.The No Country for Old Men star was detained alongside Casino Royale actor Jeffrey Wright, his co-star in...

By on 14 July 2008

Oldman Rules Out Stone Collaboration

British actor GARY OLDMAN has sparked a war of words with director OLIVER STONE - insisting he has "lost his edge." Oliver cast Oldman as Lee Harvey Oswald in his 1991 Oscar-winning film JFK. But...

Dreyfuss In Talks To Play Cheney

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS is in negotiations to complete the all-star cast of OLIVER STONE's GEORGE W. BUSH biopic - and play Vice-President DICK CHENEY. Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Banks have already signed on to...

Stone Defends W Movie Against 'Scared' Critics

Director OLIVER STONE has defended his forthcoming GEORGE W. BUSH biopic against critics, insisting they are scared of taking on the U.S. president themselves. Stone fought a battle convincing Hollywood to help him make W,...

Stone: 'Hollywood Hates Bush'

Filmmaker OLIVER STONE struggled to cast his new GEORGE W. BUSH biopic W, because too many actors loathe the U.S. president. The director claims most of the people he approached to take roles in the...

Stone Went Outside The U.s. For Bush Movie Sponsors

Filmmaker OLIVER STONE turned to investors in China, Germany and Australia to finance his forthcoming movie W, about U.S. president GEORGE W. BUSH. The director, a Democrat supporter, insisted on turning to oversees financiers to...

Stone's Bush Film Hit By Script Leak

OLIVER STONE's new movie chronicling U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH's time in office has been hit by a leaked script - despite movie bosses' best efforts to keep the plot secret. The film, titled W,...

Stone's Bush Film Gets A Start Date

OLIVER STONE's GEORGE W. BUSH movie will be released while the U.S. President is still in office. Lionsgate studio bosses have confirmed W will start filming in Louisiana on Monday (12May08), and the movie will...

Oliver Stone: George Bush Movie Is 'Capra-esque'

Oliver Stone has described his upcoming film W, about the life of US president George Bush, as a "Capra-esque" tale.Having courted controversy with his films about Richard Nixon and John F Kennedy, Stone is to...

By on 09 May 2008

Gruffud And Newton Set For Stone's W

Welsh actor IOAN GRUFFUD is set to play former British Prime Minster TONY BLAIR in the new OLIVER STONE movie W. The star is also joined by actress Thandie Newton in the film, based on...

C. Thomas Howell + Brolin To Play Bush

A day after the cast was set for OLIVER STONE's upcoming political biopic of U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH, C. THOMAS HOWELL has signed up to play the American leader in a comedy. While No...

Fascinating Fact 5096

ELIZABETH BANKS and JOSH BROLIN are to play America's first couple LAURA and GEORGE W. BUSH in OLIVER STONE's new presidential biopic W.

Elizabeth Banks 'In Final Talks' To Play Laura Bush

Scrubs actress Elizabeth Banks is reportedly in final talks to play Laura Bush in a new film about the US president.According to Variety, 34-year-old Banks is close to signing on to star as the First...

By on 26 March 2008

Stone Devastated By Pinkville Postponement

Director OLIVER STONE was devastated when his latest movie project PINKVILLE was postponed indefinitely - because it put hundreds of people out of work just before Christmas (07). The film, which was due to star...

Brolin To Play George W. Bush?

Legendary director OLIVER STONE is set to make a movie about U.S. president GEORGE W. BUSH - and he's appealing to JOSH BROLIN to take the title role. Stone, who has previously made movies about...

Brolin To Play Bush

Josh Brolin has been lined up to play the lead role in Bush, a film about the life of the current US president.The No Country For Old Men star has been earmarked by Oliver Stone...

By on 21 January 2008

Stone Begins Colombian Hostage Mission

Director OLIVER STONE has travelled to Colombia to collect three hostages who are to be released by Marxist rebels. The Platoon filmmaker was in Venezuela to film a documentary about Latin America and North...

Stone's Hollywood Plans For Thailand

Director OLIVER STONE is planning to turn Thailand into the new Hollywood, after buying a plot of land to build a studio on. The Platoon filmmaker has been working on the project with producer David...

Two More Movies Strike Out

Perplexing analysts who had predicted that the writers' strike would have little impact on movie making in its early stages and that TV alone would take the initial brunt, two more studios announced Monday that...

Code Red On Da Vinci Code Prequel

Word of renewed negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers came as Sony's Columbia Pictures announced that it would delay production of the Da Vinci Code...

Pinkville Postponed Indefinitely

BRUCE WILLIS' new movie PINKVILLE has fallen victim to the ongoing Hollywood strike - because director OLIVER STONE is protesting with his fellow Writers Guild of America (WGA) brethren. Production on the United Artists film...

Xzibit Set For Stone War Film

Rapper XZIBIT is to play a conflicted soldier in OLIVER STONE's new movie PINKVILLE. The host of TV motor makeover show Pimp My Ride, real name Alvin Nathaniel Joiner, joins Bruce Willis and Woody Harrelson...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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