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Soderbergh Pans Sharif's Che!

Director STEVEN SODERBERGH is confident his upcoming biopic on Argentine revolutionary ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA will be better than the 1969 original. Egyptian actor OMAR SHARIF played the medical student-turned communist, who assisted FIDEL CASTRO's...

Russia Reclaims Dr Zhivago

A Russian director is making a new homegrown film version of classic novel DR ZHIVAGO in a bid to correct the inaccuracies in the Academy Award-winning US-made 1965 movie. DAVID LEAN's film starring OMAR...

Russia Reclaims Dr Zhivago

A Russian director is making a new homegrown film version of classic novel DR ZHIVAGO in a bid to correct the inaccuracies in the Academy Award-winning US-made 1965 movie. DAVID LEAN's film starring OMAR...

Zhivago Gets A Musical Touch

Classic movie DR ZHIVAGO has been turned into a new stage musical, which will debut in San Diego, California, on its way to Broadway, New York. Based on BORIS PASTERNAK's 1958 Nobel Prize-winning novel,...

Grumpy Sharif Happy To Be Single

Ageing actor OMAR SHARIF is relieved he isn't married because he's such a grumpy morning person. The Egyptian-born star, 73, who has been romantically linked to a string of beauties in his lifetime, is...

Sharif Dismisses Media Love-life Reports

Veteran actor OMAR SHARIF wishes his lovelife was more like the stories he reads about himself in the papers, because reports have always claimed he has romanced the most beautiful women in the world....

Sharif Pleads Innocence In Assault Case

LATEST: Egyptian film legend OMAR SHARIF has pleaded not guilty to attacking a parking attendant in a Beverly Hills, California court. In a lawsuit filed in October (05), car valet JUAN ANDERSON alleged the...

Sharif Denies Valet Attack

LATEST: Movie legend OMAR SHARIF has hit out at claims he attacked a California parking attendant who refused to allow him to pay a parking fine in European Euros. In a lawsuit filed at...

Sharif Sued

Film legend OMAR SHARIF is set to be sued by a US parking attendant who alleges the star punched him and shouted racial abuse after a payment dispute. The LAWRENCE OF ARABIA star was...

Sharif Set For British Tv?

Producers on a British TV show HOLBY CITY are trying to persuade acting legend OMAR SHARIF to star in the hospital drama, after a bet with a cast member. Actress TINA HOBLEY asked BBC...

Sharif Denies Womanising Rumours

Movie legend OMAR SHARIF has slammed reports he slept with hundreds of women throughout his lifetime. The 73-year-old LAWRENCE OF ARABIA star - who divorced his only wife, Hollywood actress FATEN HAMAMA, forty...

Scott's Special Moses Collaboration

DOUGRAY SCOTT's lead role in a new biblical TV series based around MOSES is a particularly special assignment for the Scottish actor - he's starring alongside his hero OMAR SHARIF. Producers are keen to...

Indian Help For Tsunami Victims

Indian and Pakistani celebrities joined forces on Sunday (06FEB05) for Mumbai's HELP concert, which raised money for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. A telethon was broadcast simultaneously across 10 of the sub-continent's news...

Sharif Fights With Lord Of The Rings Star

Movie legend OMAR SHARIF proved he still has his hellraising ways intact at 72, after reportedly beating up a fellow actor in a drunken brawl in India. The LAWRENCE OF ARABIA star reportedly quarrelled...

Gellar Considers The Hotel Life

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR is looking to join the Hollywood elite who have given up home life to live in a hotel. The actress recently spent three months filming new horror film THE GRUDGE in...

Hamilton Loves The Hotel Life

Actor GEORGE HAMILTON lives in a suite at Los Angeles' Bel Air Hotel because he doesn't want to leave a house behind when he dies. The permatanned 65-year-old can't imagine living in his own...

Sharif Recalls Drug-taking Days

Hollywood legends OMAR SHARIF and PETER O'TOOLE took the amphetamine Benzedrine to help them stay awake and party all night while filming movie classic LAWRENCE OF ARABIA. The Egyptian actor and Irish star filmed...

Gable And Leigh Clinch Is Cinema's 'Best Kiss'

The passionate kiss between CLARK GABLE and VIVIEN LEIGH in 1939 classic GONE WITH THE WIND has been voted the best kiss in cinema history. Conducted by American candy giants HERSEY, the poll found...

Lawrence Of Arabia Buddies Reteam

OMAR SHARIF is set to reteam with his LAWRENCE OF ARABIA co-star PETER O'TOOLE in a new fantasy film. The two pals will take on small roles in new movie GILGAMESH, and Sharif admits...

Mortensen's Saharan Struggle

LORD OF THE RINGS star VIGGO MORTENSEN was stunned by the beauty of the Sahara Desert when he shot his new movie HIDALGO there - but he found the conditions extremely tough to deal with....

British Mps Vote For Dr Zhivago

Classic sixties movie DR ZHIVAGO has been voted the best British film of all time - by the country's politicians. The SIR DAVID LEAN movie, which stars OMAR SHARIF and JULIE CHRISTIE, beat off...

Omar's Secret Movie

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA stars OMAR SHARIF and PETER O'TOOLE were once paid to star in a film to keep a producer's wife happy. The old pals teamed up to star in SUPERMAN producer ALEXANDER...

Omar Sharif Blames Gambling For Bad Movie Roles

Acting legend OMAR SHARIF blames his gambling addiction and extravagant lifestyle for the decline of his Hollywood career. After starring roles in 60s film classics DR ZHIVAGO, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA and FUNNY GIRL, the...

Omar Quit After Embarrassing Banderas Flop

Movie veteran OMAR SHARIF was so embarrassed by his role in ANTONIO BANDERAS flop THE 13TH WARRIOR he quit acting. The LAWRENCE OF ARABIA star was so disappointed with the 1999 movie he decided...

Omar Lives For Free In Paris Hotel

Movie veteran OMAR SHARIF makes a habit of spending huge amounts of money at THE FREEDOM HOTEL in Paris, France, because he's allowed to live there for free. The hotel's owner is a huge...

Sharif And O'toole's Wild Night With Lenny Bruce

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA stars OMAR SHARIF and PETER O'TOOLE once kept outrageous comic LENNY BRUCE out of jail by refusing to leave a Los Angeles police station without him. The trio were arrested as...

Sharif Vows To Avoid 'Stupid Film Roles'

Acting legend OMAR SHARIF has sworn to stay away from the stereotyped movie roles he's being offered in his latter years. The LAWRENCE OF ARABIA star, 71, is disillusioned with the movie world after...

Sharif To Be Honoured

Legendary LAWRENCE OF ARABIA heart-throb OMAR SHARIF is to be awarded a GOLDEN LION LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT award at the VENICE FILM FESTIVAL today (29AUG03). The Egyptian born actor who stars in MONSIEUR IBRAHIM ET...

Woody Allen Film To Open Venice Festival

The latest movie from prolific funnyman WOODY ALLEN is set to open the 60th VENICE FILM FESTIVAL today (27AUG03). Comedy flick ANYTHING ELSE - which stars CHRISTINA RICCI, DANNY DeVITO and JASON BIGGS -...

Sharif To Receive Career Award

Actor OMAR SHARIF has been selected to receive a GOLDEN LION award at Italy's upcoming VENICE FILM FESTIVAL for his 50-year screen career. The Egyptian-born 71-year-old, stars of such films as DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, LAWRENCE...

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