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Norton & Hoffman Pay Tribute To Salinger In New Film

EDWARD NORTON and PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN are among the collection of scholars, stars and friends who have paid tribute to the late J.D. SALINGER in a new documentary.Filmmaker Shane Salermo spent five years collecting interviews...

Ricky Gervais' Email Plea To Hoffman

Ricky Gervais told Philip Seymour Hoffman he had testicle implants.The British comic star was desperate to get the Oscar-winning actor to appear in his new movie 'The Invention of Lying' - in which he stars...

Hoffman Takes On Othello

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN is heading back to the New York stage, in a new production of SHAKESPEARE's OTHELLO.The Oscar winner will play Iago in the play, alongside American Gangster star John Ortiz in the title...

Hoffman A Reluctant Star

DOUBT star PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN is one of Hollywood's most reluctant leading men - he just wanted to be a thespian who could cycle to work. The Oscar winner admits he has been struggling to come...

Richard Curtis 'Plans To Direct Own Films'

British filmmaker Richard Curtis has confirmed he plans to direct everything he writes in the future.Though Curtis has been a mainstay of British comedy since writing Not the Nine O'Clock News and Blackadder, his film...

By on 30 March 2009

Oscars Fascinating Fact:

Oscar nominee PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN complemented his all-black outfit with a knitted black hat....

Heath Ledger Honoured With Posthumous Oscar

The late Heath Ledger has been awarded a posthumous Oscar for his work in The Dark Knight.The Australian actor, a best actor Oscar nominee before his tragic death in January 2008, was named best supporting...

By on 23 February 2009

Hoffman To Make Directorial Debut

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN is to make his directorial debut with a romantic comedy called JACK GOES BOATING. The Oscar winning actor will helm and star in the movie, an adaptation of an Off Broadway play...

Posthumous Golden Globe Win For Heath Ledger

Posthumous Golden Globe win for Heath LedgerThe late Heath Ledger was awarded a posthumous best supporting actor prize at the Golden Globes on Sunday night.The Dark Knight, who died last January after an accidental overdose...

By on 12 January 2009

Mixed Bag At Awards Noms

Doubt received the most nominations for the annual SAG awards Thursday, scoring nods for Meryl Streep for best actress as well as a nomination for ensemble cast, SAG's equivalent of the best film award, plus...

Double Recognition For Winslet From Actors' Union

Kate Winslet has received a further two nominations for her upcoming films Revolutionary Road and The Reader.The British actress was nominated for best actress for the former and best supporting actress for the latter when...

By on 18 December 2008

Movie Reviews Doubt

"I know people who are absolutely certain what conclusion they should draw from this film. They disagree," writes Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times about John Patrick Stanley's Doubt , starring Meryl Streep and Philip...

Hoffman Backtracks Over Penguin Role

LATEST: PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN has backtracked over the possibility he might be playing THE PENGUIN in a new BATMAN movie - insisting he is not the best actor for the part. Hoffman is tipped to...

Hoffman: 'I'd Love To Play The Penguin'

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN is thrilled he's among the names in contention for BATMAN villain THE PENGUIN, because he has always wanted to play the comic book bad guy. Despite The Dark Knight star Michael Caine's...

Hoffman To Direct Hannah In Upton Play

Oscar winner PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN is to make his West End debut as a director by taking charge of a new production written by CATE BLANCHETT's writer husband ANDREW UPTON. Hoffman will direct Riflemind, which...

Ledger Autopsy Inconclusive

An initial autopsy on the body of actor Heath Ledger has returned a inconclusive verdict.The Brokeback Mountain star, 28, was discovered unconscious at his apartment in SoHo in downtown Manhattan, New York, at around 15:30...

By on 24 January 2008

Heath Ledger Found Dead

Actor Heath Ledger has been found dead at a New York City apartment.The Brokeback Mountain star was discovered unconscious at his apartment in SoHo in downtown Manhattan at around 15:30 local time (20:30 GMT).Though the...

By on 23 January 2008

I'm Not There Leads Spirit Noms

Todd Haynes' Bob Dylan biopic I'm Not There has been announced as the 2008 Independent Spirit awards frontrunner, with four major nominations.Six different actors play the revered songwriter in Haynes' film, including Heath Ledger, Christian...

By on 28 November 2007

Celebrities Attend Reeve Foundation Benefit Gala

Stars including ROBIN WILLIAMS, PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN and MERYL STREEP turned out for the Christopher And Dana Reeve Foundation's annual fundraiser in New York on Monday night (12Nov07). Streep was honoured at the benefit, held...

Roberts & Owen Reunite

Closer stars Julia Roberts and Clive Owen are to reunite for upcoming drama Duplicity, directed by Michael Clayton helmer Tony Gilroy, it has emerged.The Universal Pictures film has the feel of a mature Mr and...

By on 01 November 2007

Tomei Asks Parents To Avoid Doggie-style Sex Scene

Oscar winner MARISA TOMEI is begging her parents to stay away from her new movie BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD - because it features a doggie style sex scene with co-star PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN....

Capote Producer Begins Legal Battle Over Profits

One of the producers of big-screen biopic CAPOTE has launched a legal case over unpaid revenue generated by the 2005 film. MICHAEL OHOVEN filed a lawsuit against fellow producer and business partner WILLIAM VINCE and...

Allen's Crush On Hoffman

British singer LILY ALLEN has a secret crush on Oscar-winning actor PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN. The SMILE hitmaker, 21, admits she has unusual taste in men and lusts after the CAPOTE star. She says, "I'm really...

Kaufman Employs All Star Cast For New Film

Academy award-winning screenwriter CHARLIE KAUFMAN has employed an all-star cast, including PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN, MICHELLE WILLIAMS and CATHERINE KEENER to appear in his directorial debut. SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK will see Hoffman will play a theatre...

Hoffman Tops Arthouse List

CAPOTE star PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN has been crowned the king of all things arthouse in a new US magazine poll. The celebrated actor beat Mexican hunk GAEL GARCIA BERNAL, FORREST WHITAKER and fellow Oscar winner...

Film-maker Refuses To View Rival Capote Film

Director DOUGLAS MCGRATH refused to watch CAPOTE while he was making his own TRUMAN CAPOTE biopic INFAMOUS, because he was scared it might better his version. Infamous deals with the same timeline as Capote, in...

Hoffman And Blanchett To Direct Plays In Australia

Oscar winners PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN and CATE BLANCHETT will both direct stage plays for the Sydney Theatre Company in Australia next year (07). Hoffman will direct the world premiere of RIFLEMIND, written by Australian Blanchett's...

Phillippe Lands Two-face Role?

RYAN PHILLIPPE is set to take over from TOMMY LEE JONES after reportedly landing the role of HARVEY DENT/TWO-FACE in the upcoming BATMAN BEGINS sequel. REESE WITHERSPOON's husband will join HEATH LEDGER, who has signed...

Black's Hoffman Rivalry

Funnyman JACK BLACK has blasted Oscar winner PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN for "stealing" his dream film roles. The SCHOOL OF ROCK star, 36, would love the chance to appear in serious Hoffman films like CAPOTE, COLD...

Hoffman And O'donnell Expecting

Oscar-winning actor PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN and his longtime girlfriend MIMI O'DONNELL are expecting their second child together according to media reports in the US. O'Donnell is reportedly four months along and the baby is due...

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