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Peter Fonda Writes Heartfelt Tribute To Vilmos Zsigmond

The Oscar-nominated director of photography passed away on Friday (01Jan16), aged 85, after a career spent working with filmmakers including Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, Brian De Palma, and Martin Scorsese over his five-decade...

Austin Stark Pursued Peter Fonda For Bp Oil Spill Drama Over Bruce Dern

The political drama, set in the aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico incident, serves as Stark's feature film directorial debut and he reveals he was widely advised to cast Bruce Dern in the...

Peter Fonda Dismisses T-shirt Suit

Easy Rider star Peter Fonda has dismissed a lawsuit against fashion company Dolce & Gabbana and retailer Nordstrom over copyright on his image.Fonda filed papers in Los Angeles Superior Court a year ago (Jul13), alleging...

Peter Fonda Wants Electric Easy Rider Road Trip

Veteran actor Peter Fonda wants to recreate his road trip from classic movie Easy Rider on an electric motorcycle.Harley-Davidson bosses last month (Jun14) unveiled a prototype for their LiveWire chopper, which is powered by an...

Award Winning Actress, Karen Black, Dies After Losing Cancer Battle Aged 74

Karen Black, the actress famous for her roles in films such as Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces and Nashville, died yesterday (Thursday 8th August). Her husband, Stephen Eckelberry, made the announcement on his Facebook page....

Peter Fonda Sues Dolce & Gabbana

Hollywood veteran Peter Fonda has taken legal action against Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana over a T-shirt featuring his character from Easy Rider.The 73-year-old movie icon claims designers for the brand used an image...

Peter Fonda Keen To Return To Broadway

Movie veteran Peter Fonda is eager to bring his career full circle and return to Broadway, more than 50 years after making his acting debut on the New York stage.The Easy Rider star launched his...

Stars Praying For Teenage Activist Shot In Pakistan

Peter Fonda, Michelle Rodriguez and Madonna are among the stars who have paid tribute to a teenage activist who was gunned down by the Taliban in Pakistan on Tuesday (09Oct12).Malala Yousufzai is fighting for her...

Queen Latifah Lands House Of Bodies

Queen Latifah will play a telephone operator in 'House of Bodies'. The 'Chicago' actress will star in and executively produce the indie thriller - about a group of people who are brought together following a...

Fonda Gave Brooke Shields Her First Horse

Brooke Shields has magical memories of her 1979 movie Wanda Nevada because her director and co-star Peter Fonda gave her the horse she fell for on the set as a wrap gift.The actress, who played...

Peter Fonda Weds Again

Easy Rider star Peter Fonda has wed for the third time.The movie star exchanged vows with Margaret Devogelaere in Hawaii on Sunday (19Jun11). Fonda, 71, divorced his second wife, Portia Crockett, earlier this year (11)....

Matt Damon Thanks Doctors Who Treated Father's Cancer

Matt Damon flew to Boston last night (01.06.11) to personally thank the doctors treating his cancer stricken father. Kent Damon has been diagnosed with the rare blood disease multiple myeloma and although he is currently...

Peter Fonda To Marry For Third Time

Acting veteran Peter Fonda is preparing to wed for a third time - as soon as his divorce from his second wife is finalised.The Easy Rider star, 72, wants to exchange vows with girlfriend Margaret...

Peter Fonda Launches Expletive Barack Obama Tirade

Peter Fonda, the American actor and star of the classic 1969 road movie 'Easy Rider', has launched an expletive attack on the US President Barack Obama over his handling of the Gulf oil spill. Peter...

Fonda Finds Dead Body By The Side Of The Road

EASY RIDER star PETER FONDA had a nasty shock on his way home on Wednesday (12Jan11) when he discovered the body of an alleged suicide victim.The actor was driving through Pacific Palisades, California when he...

Fonda Wants To Say Farewell To Hopper

PETER FONDA is desperate to say farewell to his dying EASY RIDER co-star DENNIS HOPPER - but the cancer-stricken actor is too tired to speak.Hopper is suffering from terminal prostate cancer and reportedly has just...

Fonda: 'We Smoked Real Pot On Easy Rider'

JACK NICHOLSON, PETER FONDA and DENNIS HOPPER smoked real cannabis during a scene for movie classic EASY RIDER.Fonda has confessed the trio used "real pot" to capture the moment Nicholson's character tries the drug for...

Fonda Died Three Times After Gun Accident

Movie star PETER FONDA narrowly avoided death when he was 11 after he accidentally shot himself in the chest.The Easy Rider star revealed all about his near-fatal episode during a storytelling session on the set...

Easy Rider Sequel Revs Up

A secret sequel to cult biker film EASY RIDER is set to hit cinemas next month (Oct09), 40 years after PETER FONDA, DENNIS HOPPER and JACK NICHOLSON hit the road to make movie magic.Easy Rider:...

Hopper Explodes Easy Rider Myths

DENNIS HOPPER is tired of others taking credit for his EASY RIDER movie - because he and co-star PETER FONDA are the only people who made the cult 1969 film. The veteran movie star wants...

Fonda To Auction Off Easy Rider Items

PETER FONDA is set to thrill fans of his landmark EASY RIDER movie - by selling off memorabilia he kept from the 1969 classic. Fonda, who produced, co-wrote and starred as Captain America in the...

Fonda Insisted On Waterboy

Movie veteran PETER FONDA insisted on having a water runner on the set of new western 3:10 TO YUMA in a bid to make sure he and his castmates were properly hydrated. The Easy Rider...

Fonda Finds Contract Loophole And Hits The Open Road

PETER FONDA used a loophole in his GHOST RIDER contract to speed off across Australia on the fastest motorbike he could find. While co-star NICOLAS CAGE was forbidden to fuel his passion for biking away...

Mendes Treated To Easy Rider Experience

Sexy Latina EVA MENDES was in for a real treat on the set of her new movie GHOST RIDER when co-star PETER FONDA insisted on talking her through his cult classic EASY RIDER. Rather than...

Cage Wanted Waits For Ghost Rider, Got Fonda

NICOLAS CAGE's first choice to play evil MEPHISTOPHELES in new comic book movie adaptation GHOST RIDER was gravel-voiced crooner TOM WAITS. The movie star had his heart set on the DOWNTOWN TRAIN singer joining him...

Corman Took Lsd To Research Nicholson's The Trip

Cult movie director ROGER CORMAN took hallucinogenic drug LSD for the first time in a bid to understand JACK NICHOLSON's storyline in THE TRIP. The movie star wrote the 1967 counterculture B-movie about a...

Peter Fonda Slaps Clothing Company With Lawsuit

EASY RIDER star PETER FONDA has sued a clothing company for more than $123,000 (GBP68,300), in a battle over a licensing agreement on apparel bearing his image. California-based DRAGONFLY CLOTHING INC was due to...

Fonda Gets Montana Honour

EASY RIDER star PETER FONDA is to be honoured with the first GARY COOPER SPIRIT OF MONTANA AWARD later this month (SEP04). The movie star, who owns a home in Montana, will be presented...

Manson 'Fantastic' In New Movie

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON's make-up-free performance in upcoming movie THE HEART IS DECEITFUL ABOVE ALL THINGS has been hailed a triumph by the writer, who labels the singer "fantastic". The ASIA ARGENTO movie -...

Protests At Berlin Film Festival

Hundreds of student protestors has bombarded the opening of this year's (04) BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL in a bid to draw attention to the recent education cuts in Germany. Angry students tried to force their...

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