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Daniel Day-lewis Came Close To Landing Pulp Fiction Lead


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Quentin Tarantino's cult film Pulp Fiction could have been a very different movie if original stars Daniel Day-Lewis and Matt Dillon had signed on.

Long before John Travolta revived his film career in the 1994 crime thriller opposite Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, producer Harvey Weinstein wanted Oscar winner Day-Lewis to play Vincent Vega.

In a new Vanity Fair expose, the director reveals he wanted his Reservoir Dogs star Michael Madsen to play Vega, and he turned to Travolta when scheduling conflicts messed up his plan.

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Sam Claflin For Catching Fire?


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Sam Claflin is set to star in 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'.

The 'Snow White and the Huntsman' star is to take on the coveted role of Finnick Odair - a male victor in the 65th Hunger Games in the Suzanne Collins book trilogy on which the movies are based - in the sequel to this year's 'Hunger Games'.

While Sam is yet to be officially unveiled in the role, sources have told Zap2it that Lionsgate and producer Nina Jacobson have signed off on his offer.

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John Travolta's Bahamas Hideaway


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John Travolta is hiding out in the Bahamas.

The 'Pulp Fiction' actor has recently been accused of sexual misconduct from a number of male masseurs - which he denies - and has reportedly jetted off to a vacation home in the Bahamas with his wife Kelly Preston and children Ella, 12, and 18-month-old Benjamin to ride out the scandal, according to E! News.

The house is not the same property where John and Kelly's 16-year-old son Jett tragically died in January 2009.

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John Travolta Accused By Two More Men Of Sex Abuse


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John Travolta has been accused of sexual assault by two more men.

The 'Pulp Fiction' star has now been accused of making unwanted sexual advances by seven men in total after two new accusers - a Miami-based masseur at the Eden Roc Resort called Jeff and a former hotel employee in Seattle - allege that the married actor groped them and solicited them for sex.

Jeff claims that John ''started getting aggressive'' when the masseur wouldn't do what the 58-year-old Hollywood star wanted during a massage in Miami in 2000, the New York Daily News reports.

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John Travolta Feels 'Vindicated'


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John Travolta feels ''completely vindicated'' after sexual battery charges against him were dropped.

The 'Pulp Fiction' star had vehemently denied allegations against him made by two masseurs and, after the first complainant - known only as John Doe #1 - applied to have the charges he filed dismissed, the actor is expecting his second accuser to follow suit.

John's lawyer, Marty Singer, told TMZ: ''My client is completely vindicated by Doe #1 dropping his claims and dismissing his lawsuit.

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John Travolta Accuser Wants Private Trial


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A masseur who accused John Travolta of sexual assault is willing to drop his federal proceedings against the star.

The unnamed man - who is known as John Doe #2 - is willing to have the matter settled in a private trial, though no deal has yet been agreed with the actor's legal representative Marty Singer.

The masseur's lawyer Okorie Okorocha told the New York Daily News newspaper: ''I can dismiss the federal filing and we can set up our own private trial. I'm willing to do that, and I've proposed that to Marty Singer.

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John Travolta To Launch Harassment Counter-suit


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John Travolta wants to launch a counter-suit against a man who accused him of sexual misconduct.

Travolta is accused of alleged sexual harassment by an anonymous masseur, who is seeking $2 million in damages.

However, the 58-year-old 'Pulp Fiction' actor's lawyer Marty Singer revealed he will take legal action - not only against the claimant, but also the claimant's lawyer - for malicious prosecution.

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Uma Thurman Driven Crazy By Fame


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Uma Thurman says fame has made her ''crazy''.

The 41-year-old star - who is believed to be expecting her third child - is ''very grateful'' for her acting career and she has been ''re-grounded'' by recognising that her celebrity status has made her life different to the norm.

When asked if she's ever wanted to regain her pre-fame anonymity, she replied: ''Of course. But, for me, because I started so young, I have never had an adult life where I've know any different. I saw from early on that [fame] could make people crazy.

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Saoirse Ronan Disappointed To Miss Hobbit


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Saoirse Ronan is "really disappointed" she couldn't appear in 'The Hobbit'.

The 17-year-old actress initially jumped at the chance to work with director Peter Jackson - after previously starring in his adaptation of Alice Sebold's novel 'The Lovely Bones' - but eventually decided she has to concentrate on her Hollywood career rather than moving to New Zealand to be in the film.

She said: "I'm really disappointed that I couldn't do it. I really am. Any excuse for me to go back to New Zealand, and work with those people I'd take.

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Quentin Tarantino Wants Lady Gaga For Movie


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Quentin Tarantino has tried to impress Lady GaGa into appearing in his next film.

The 'Pulp Fiction' director - who previously lent the 'Born This Way' singer his 'Kill Bill' Pussy Wagon for her 'Telephone' video - invited Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to meet Gaga, and she wasted no time asking the couple to attend her Cannes Film Festival gig last night (11.05.11).

A source told the Daily Mirror: "Tarantino knows Gaga's a big fan of Brad and Angelina.

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