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Brosnan Persuaded Sarandon To Take Movie Role

Actress SUSAN SARANDON was reluctant to appear in new film THE GREATEST - until co-star PIERCE BROSNAN persuaded her to take on the role with an unexpected phone call. The Oscar-winner admits she was hesitant...

Mamma Mia Breaks Titanic's UK Box Office Record

Musical Mamma Mia! has become the highest grossing film ever released in the UK, surpassing Titanic's record. The West End adaptation has taken 69,066,035 to become the most successful film of all time at the...

By on 16 December 2008

Movie Reviews Quantum Of Solace

Since Quantum of Solace opens after midnight in many cities, manymajor reviews of it are appearing today (Thursday), and they are decidedlymixed. Most of the criticism has to do with the refashioning of Bond toappeal...

Brosnan Prefers Theron To Jolie

Actor PIERCE BROSNAN is calling on producers of THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR sequel to cast CHARLIZE THERON as his leading lady - instead of ANGELINA JOLIE. The former James Bond star is due to begin...

Brosnans Honoured For Charity Work

PIERCE BROSNAN and his wife KEELY SHAYE have been honoured for their work with a youth charity. The former 007 star, 55, and Shaye, 45, were presented with the Responsible Activism in Media and Entertainment...

Mamma Mia! Is Biggest British Film Ever At UK Box Office

Mamma Mia! has become the most successful British film of all time at the UK box office, it has been confirmed.The musical adaptation's British haul recently reached 66,995,244, making it the second highest-grossing film of...

By on 29 October 2008

Brosnan Urged Craig To Take Bond Role

PIERCE BROSNAN gave his JAMES BOND successor DANIEL CRAIG the green light to go after 007, even though he was heartbroken his tenure as the superspy had come to an end. Brosnan was unceremoniously dumped...

Craig Got Bond Call While Shopping For Groceries In Baltimore

DANIEL CRAIG discovered he'd be taking over from PIERCE BROSNAN as movie superspy JAMES BOND while grocery shopping in Baltimore, Maryland. The British actor was in a Whole Foods supermarket when Bond producer Barbara Broccoli...

Gold Success Hints At New Abba Revival

The Abba revival is refusing to go away just yet after the group's greatest hits was confirmed as the UK's top-selling album of the last week.Gold: Greatest Hits swaps places with Coldplay's Viva la Vida...

By on 03 August 2008

Mamma Mia! Leading Field For National Movie Awards

Musical adaptation Mamma Mia! is the frontrunner for the National Movie awards, having earned four nominations.Leading men Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth are both nominated for best male - the latter also receiving a nod...

By on 01 August 2008

Brosnan Settles Battle With Photogapher

PIERCE BROSNAN has settled a legal battle with a photographer who claims the former JAMES BOND star attacked him at a California mall. Rob Rosen alleged the Irish actor "punched, hit, struck and attacked" him...

Wall-e Unable To Topple Mamma Mia! At UK Box Office

WALL-E has entered the UK box office charts in second with Mamma Mia! holding firm in pole position.The new Disney/Pixar animation took 4.25 million in its first three days on release to debut in second...

By on 23 July 2008

Mamma Mia! Soundtrack Gives Abba First Us Top Ten Album

The soundtrack to hit musical Mamma Mia! has given Abba their first US top ten album.The collection of Abba songs sung by the cast of the UK's number one movie debuted at number seven in...

By on 22 July 2008

Brosnan Tops Gay Poll

PIERCE BROSNAN has seen off competition from fellow actors BRUCE WILLIS and RICHARD GERE to land the title of most popular gay icon over 50 years old. The former James Bond actor took 33 per...

Mamma Mia! Sings Its Way To Top Of UK Box Office

Mamma Mia! has charmed its way to the top of the UK box office chart after its first weekend on release.The musical took 5.2 million in its first three days to push last week's number...

By on 16 July 2008

Devito To Direct His Own Screenplay

DANNY DeVITO will direct his own adapted screenplay, which will star PIERCE BROSNAN and MORGAN FREEMAN. The pint-sized movie star's new project is a period action adventure, titled The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. Set...

Brosnan To Retire In Hawaii

Actor PIERCE BROSNAN has already made plans for his retirement - he wants to settle on the island of Hawaii. The 55-year-old actor has been living in the tropical paradise for the last three years...

Ex-007 Brosnan Spots Restaurant Fire

Former JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN proved he was a real-life 007 at the weekend (begs12Jul08) - when he dived out of a restaurant before it caught fire. The star was enjoying a meal at...

Walters + Streep Fooled Brosnan

MAMMA MIA! stars JULIE WALTERS and MERYL STREEP had fun onset - at the expense of their co-star PIERCE BROSNAN. The actresses would team up to pull pranks on the former Bond star, because they...

Brosnan Forgot Mamma Mia! Fee

Actor PIERCE BROSNAN was so excited about sharing a screen with MERYL STREEP and JULIE WALTERS in MAMMA MIA! he forgot to negotiate his wages for the film. Brosnan, 55, was so keen to star...

Brosnan's Son Is 'Clean'

Actor PIERCE BROSNAN's stepson CHRIS has finally beaten his battle with drugs. The Mamma Mia! star admits it was several stints in rehab that forced his son to quit his $200 (GBP100)-a-day drug habit. He...

Julie Walters Reveals Childhood Abduction Escape

Julie Walters has claimed she came close to being abducted as a young girl.The Mamma Mia! star told GMTV presenter Richard Arnold: "I had an incident when I was at junior school where a man...

By on 05 July 2008

London Turns Greek For Mamma Mia Stars

London's Leicester Square turned Greek last night as it played host to the premiere of Mamma Mia.Stars of the film walked up a blue carpet, meant to represent the sparkling Aegean sea of the film,...

By on 01 July 2008

Brosnan Happy To Be Rid Of Bond

Former JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN was relieved to finally hand over the 007 franchise to DANIEL CRAIG - because playing the superspy is like making "a pact with the devil". The 54-year-old starred as...

Brosnan's 'Neck On The Line' In Mamma Mia

Swapping the tux and martinis of James Bond for the camp delights of Mamma Mia was always going to be a big step and actor Pierce Brosnan has admitted the pressure did not escape him.The...

By on 30 June 2008

Brosnan Swaps Bond For Abba

Pierce Brosnan has said he thinks audiences will enjoy his role in new Abba film musical MAMMA MIA, as it is so different from what he is known for.The 55-year-old is more readily associated with...

By on 30 June 2008

Cage & Brosnan To Star In Polanski's Ghost

Nicholas Cage and Pierce Brosnan are to take the lead roles Roman Polanski's latest thriller THE GHOST."I'm going to go off and work with Mr Roman Polanski and Nic Cage on a film called 'The...

By on 25 June 2008

Brosnan's Beach Karaoke Concerts Pay Off For Mamma Mia!

PIERCE BROSNAN prepared for his musical role in upcoming summer (08) blockbuster MAMMA MIA! by performing to the ocean on the beach near his Kauai, Hawaii retreat. Too nervous to belt out the Abba songs...

Brosnan Feared Humiliation In Front Of New Bond Craig

Irish actor PIERCE BROSNAN almost rejected his role in movie-musical MAMMA MIA! - because he feared looking silly in front of his JAMES BOND replacement DANIEL CRAIG. Brosnan, 55, played 007 in four of the...

Brosnan's Environmental Contribution

Former JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN has donated over $1 million (GBP500,000) to help the environment. The Irish actor, who now lives in Hawaii with his wife Keely and their children, has become a dedicated...

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