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Ethan Hawke Describes 'Nightmare' Relationship With Late Actor River Phoenix

The leading men starred opposite each other in the 1985 movie Explorers when they were both teenagers, but they became rivals shortly afterwards when the two actors discovered they were vying for the same roles.The...

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Mother Receives Film Festival Honour

Marilyn O'Connor was presented with the Rochester Film Legacy Award on Sunday (08Nov15), the opening day of the annual event, in recognition of her longtime support of the festival. O'Connor, a retired...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Drug Suspect Jailed

Max Rosenblum was detained by police officers in February, 2014 as part of a raid linked to the Capote star's overdose. Hoffman was found dead at his New York City apartment and...

Steve Coogan's 'Happyish' Cancelled By Showtime

Steve Coogan’s latest prime-time comedy series ‘Happyish’ has been cancelled by its American TV network. The series, which Coogan was called in to front after the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman in 2014, has been...

Steve Coogan's Tv Series Cancelled After One Season

The Philomena star was drafted into the lead role in the offbeat comedy to replace Philip Seymour Hoffman following the actor's death in February, 2014. The series, about a depressed middle-aged man,...

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Girlfriend Found Solace In Theatre Work After Actor's Death

The costume designer and theatre director, who is the mother of Hoffman's three children, was left devastated in February, 2014 when the Capote star suffered a drug overdose and died, aged 46....

Duff Mckagan Was Witness To Tragic Actor's Last Night

In his new book, How to Be a Man (And Other Illusions), MCKagan refuses to name the actor he ran into several times in New York over a February weekend in 2014, but...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Remembered On Death Anniversary With Playwright Award

Philip Seymour Hoffman has been remembered a year after his death with the launch of a theatre award in his name.The Oscar-winning actor was found dead at his home in New York City on 2...

Jennifer Lawrence Brings 'Mockingjay Part 1' To The Top Of The Box Office

'The Hunger Games' continues to go from strength to strength, garnering solid reviews and big box office takings. The latest instalment, 'Mockingjay Part 1', debuted at number one on both the American and British box...

The Life And Career Of Late Director Mike Nichols

Today Hollywood mourns the death of Mike Nichols, the mind behind films like The Graduate, Closer and Working Girl. Having started out his career as a comedian and later moving on to comedy, standup, directing,...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Remembered At Playwright Awards

Philip Seymour Hoffman was remembered by his writer friend Stephen Adly Guirgis on stage at the Steinberg Playwright Awards this week (beg17Nov14).Guirgis was honoured with the 2014 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award during the ceremony at...

Cgi Wasn't Used For Philip Seymour Hoffman In Hunger Games

Francis Lawrence thinks using CGI to increase the presence of Philip Seymour Hoffman in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' would have been ''catastrophic.''The acclaimed actor passed away in February at the age of...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Drug Suspect Freed In Plea Deal

A female student arrested as part of a drugs raid connected to Philip Seymour Hoffman's death has walked free from court after striking a plea deal.Juliana Luchkiw, 23, was one of four suspects busted during...

Al Pacino Feels 'Lucky' To Have Escaped Depression

Al Pacino feels ''lucky'' to have never suffered from severe depression.The 74-year-old screen legend admits he has had points in his life where he has felt low, especially when he battled alcoholism, but he has...

Steve Coogan Can Shine As Philip Seymour Hoffman's Replacement In 'Happyish'

British actor and comedian Steve Coogan has replaced the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the upcoming dramedy pilot Happyish. The untimely death of Hoffman earlier this year left a gaping hole in the movie industry,...

Steve Coogan To Replace Philip Seymour Hoffman In Comedy Series

Actor Steve Coogan has replaced the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in comedy series Happyish.The Capote star was slated to make his Tv series debut in the show after it was picked up by bosses at...

Sentencing Postponed For Musician Linked To Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

The sentencing of a jazz musician who pleaded guilty to a drug charge in connection to Philip Seymour Hoffman's death has been postponed after he was hospitalised for a serious illness.Robert Vineberg, also known by...

'A Most Wanted Man' Could Win Hoffman Posthumous Oscar

When A Most Wanted Man premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, early buzz began to swell around Philip Seymour Hoffman's strikingly astute performance as a worn-out German spy pushing back against a militaristic...

Musician Linked To Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Pleads Guilty To Drug Charge

A jazz musician arrested in connection to Philip Seymour Hoffman's death pleaded guilty to a drug possession charge in a New York court on Thursday (28Aug14).Robert Vineberg, also known by his stage name Robert Aaron,...

John Slattery: Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Was 'Tragic'

John Slattery says losing Philip Seymour Hoffman was ''tragic''.The 51-year-old 'Mad Men' star directed the late actor in 'God's Pocket' only a few months before he died of a drug overdose in February this year,...

God's Pocket: John Slattery On Seymour Hoffman, "I Wish He Was Here"

John Slattery, the actor and filmmaker who many will know as Roger Sterling from Mad Men, is on the publicity trailer for his debut feature God's Pocket - a new drama featuring one of the...

'God's Pocket' Makes Sure We Remember Philip Seymour Hoffman

When Philip Seymour Hoffman died in February, he had just completed starring roles in two films and accompanied them to their world premieres at Sundance. The first of these to open to the public is...

God's Pocket Is 'A Celebration' Of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Life

Christina Hendricks says new film 'God's Pocket' feels like a celebration of co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman's life.The new flick - which was directed by Christina's 'Mad Men' co-star John Slattery - was one of the...

Christina Hendricks Dropped By Agency After Landing Mad Men Role

Christina Hendricks was dropped by her agency after accepting a role on 'Mad Men'.Hendricks, 39, stars as Joan Harris on the AMC period drama set in an advertising agency and she's revealed her personal experiences...

The First Mockingjay Teaser Isn't The Trailer Fans Wanted, But The Trailer They Needed [Trailer + Pictures]

In case you’ve had no access to WiFi since the weekend (poor thing), the big thing is the first teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I. Lionsgate debuted the minute-long video at Comic-Con...

The New Mockingjay Trailer Will Make Your Heart Weep

Another Comic-Con, another Hunger Games trailer. Not that we mind, of course, the Capitol propaganda teasers were so cool that everyone has been itching for an actual Mockingjay trailer. Or at least a teaser, which...

Anton Corbijn: Seymour Hoffman Is "Phenomonal" In 'A Most Wanted Man'

Philip Seymour Hoffman, the actor widely considered to be the greatest of his generation, is garnering posthumous acclaim for his turn in Anton Corbijn's twisting, turning new thriller A Most Wanted Man. It is the...

Late Philip Seymour Hoffman Delivers Classy Turn In 'A Most Wanted Man'

It will probably be bittersweet to fans of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman that one of the Oscar winner's final performances before his untimely death in February just happened to be one of his finest....

Rachel Mcadams Embarrassed By Notebook Audition Footage

The romantic film, which has just celebrated its ten year anniversary, was a global hit and launched the careers of Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling. Yet when presented with footage from her audition, McAdams couldn't...

'A Most Wanted Man' Premiere [Photos]

Museum of Modern Art played host to The Cinema Society And Montblanc’s premiere of Lionsgate And Roadside Attractions' 'A Most Wanted Man' on Tuesday, July 22. The British espionage-thriller, which is based on John le...

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