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Weisz And Aronofsky Hold Off On Wedding

British actress RACHEL WEISZ is preparing for a long engagement to director DARREN ARONOFSKY - because he insists they are "waiting for something special" before they tie the knot. Weisz, 38, and Aronofsky, 39, have...

Weisz Lands Streetcar Role

RACHEL WEISZ has landed one of the most coveted roles in theatre - playing BLANCHE DuBOIS in TENNESSEE WILLIAMS' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE. The British actress will begin rehearsals for the play in June (09)...

Weisz Struggled To Learn New Instruments For Upcoming Movie

Actress RACHEL WEISZ embarked on a musical journey to prepare for her role in THE BROTHERS BLOOM - she had to learn how to play four different instruments. The Mummy star admits it was a...

Rian Johnson: Brothers Bloom Casting Was Surprise

Writer-director Rian Johnson revealed he was amazed when the likes of Rachel Weisz and Adrien Brody signed up for his second feature The Brothers Bloom.The film received its European premiere at the Times BFI 52nd...

By on 28 October 2008

Weisz Plans Stage Future For Her Son

British actress RACHEL WEISZ is convinced her young son with director DARREN ARONOFSKY is destined for a career on the stage - because he's already singing and writing songs at the age of two. Weisz...

52nd London Film Festival Programme Confirmed

The lineup for the Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival has been confirmed this morning.Speaking in the Odeon West End, BFI artistic director Sandra Hebron revealed that the festival will open with the world premiere...

By on 10 September 2008

Weisz Tops Lesbian Love List

THE MUMMY star RACHEL WEISZ has topped a new list of sexy stars as voted for by lesbians. The new mum, 36, beat Nicole Kidman after 4,000 lesbians were asked to vote for the sexiest...

Darren Aronofsky Confirmed To Direct Robocop Remake

Robocop is to return to the streets with a reboot directed by Darren Aronofsky, it has been confirmed.MGM Studios has revealed that longstanding rumours that Aronofsky, helmer of The Fountain and Requiem for a Dream,...

By on 25 July 2008

Fraser Missed Weisz On Mummy Movie

BRENDAN FRASER was reluctant to sign up for the third installment of the MUMMY trilogy when he heard his co-star RACHEL WEISZ wasn't going to be reprising her role. The pair starred together in the...

Director Cohen Slams Weisz

Director ROB COHEN has criticised British actress RACHEL WEISZ for refusing to return for the third installment of THE MUMMY trilogy. The 37-year-old shot to international stardom after appearing in 1999's original movie The Mummy....

Weisz Returns To Ancient Egypt

New mummy RACHEL WEISZ is heading back to ancient Egypt to star in celebrated director ALEJANDRO AMENABAR's new movie. The Mummy star will play an astrologer in 4th Century Roman Egypt in Agora - Amenabar's...

Sci-fi Thriller Jumper Leaps To Top Of Us Box Office Chart

Teleportation thriller Jumper has soared to the top of the US box office after its first three days on release.The Hayden Christensen actioner took $27.2 million (£13.9 million) in its opening weekend, with US cinemagoers...

By on 18 February 2008

Fraser Praises Bello For Reviving The Mummy Set

Hollywood star BRENDAN FRASER is pleased his former THE MUMMY co-star RACHEL WEISZ will not appear in the third installment of the movie - because her replacement MARIA BELLO "adds interest" to the set. Weisz...

Weisz Dreams Of Marriage

British actress RACHEL WEISZ is hoping her boyfriend film director DARREN ARONOFSKY will propose to her - so she can start planning her dream wedding. The couple has been dating for six years and have...

Sienna To Play With Gi Joe

British actress Sienna Miller has reportedly signed up for a decidedly childish-sounding movie – she will be appearing in the GI Joe film.The Interview star is to play the thriller's female lead, "a raven-haired baroness...

By on 20 November 2007

Knocked Up Star To Make A Porno

Knocked Up star Seth Rogen has been signed up to play the lead role in Kevin Smith's upcoming comedy Zack & Miri Make a Porno. The chubby actor - steadily building a reputation as one...

By on 16 November 2007

Weisz Slams 'Vulgar' Celebrity Culture

Oscar winner RACHEL WEISZ has slammed talentless celebrities who pursue fame - branding them "vulgar". The British actress insists she has earned her place in the limelight because of her profession and feels contempt for...

Weisz Lands The Lovely Bones

THE MUMMY star RACHEL WEISZ has beaten a host of Hollywood's leading ladies to land a coveted role in the big screen adaptation of Alice Sebold's 2002 masterpiece The Lovely Bones. Oscar winner Weisz will...

Norah Jones Debuts At Cannes

American singer Norah Jones made her screen debut at the Cannes film festival yesterday, appearing alongside British actor Jude Law as their new film opened the annual celebration of cinema.My Blueberry Nights, the first English...

By on 17 May 2007

Opening Cannes Of Blueberry

The 60th annual Cannes Film Festival opens tonight with the screening of director Wong Kar-wai's English-language My Blueberry Nights, starring Jude Law, Norah Jones, Natalie Portman, and Rachel Weisz. A bevy of top Hollywood stars...

New Mum For The Mummy

THE COOLER star MARIA BELLO is to replace RACHEL WEISZ in the third MUMMY movie. The actress will play Brendan Fraser's wife Evelyn in the upcoming sequel. The blockbuster will also feature Jet Li, Michelle...

Next Mummy Casting Underway

Casting for the next instalment of the Mummy franchise is underway, with 26-year-old Luke Ford set to star in the film.The Australian actor has been picked with a view to working towards a father-son relationship...

By on 01 May 2007

Weisz Dumps Mummy Project

MUMMY RETURNS star RACHEL WEISZ has reportedly pulled out of negotiations for the third instalment of the Mummy franchise.The Oscar-winning actress, who appeared in the first two Mummy films, was thought to be interested in...

By on 13 April 2007

Weisz Drops Out Of Mummy 3

Oscar winner RACHEL WEISZ has turned down a role in THE MUMMY 3, leaving her co-star BRENDAN FRASER without an on-screen wife. Weisz and Fraser played love interests Evelyn Carnahan O'Connell and Rick O'Connell in...

Winslet Teams Up With Mendes For Circus Film

Actress KATE WINSLET is teaming up with her Oscar-winning director husband SAM MENDES to work on a new movie. Winslet, who has been married to the AMERICAN BEAUTY filmmaker for three years, has been interested...

Jones Stunned By Weight Loss Demands

Singer NORAH JONES feared she had made a big mistake when she agreed to make her film debut in MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS - she was told to lose weight for the role. The svelte beauty...

Weisz: 'Jackman Told My Husband To Cast Me In His Movie'

Oscar winner RACHEL WEISZ has hit back at claims she scored her role in new movie THE FOUNTAIN because husband DARREN ARONOFSKY was the director, insisting HUGH JACKMAN recommended her for the part. The English...

Weisz: 'I Want To Make The Mummy Iii'

English actress RACHEL WEISZ hasn't given up on appearing in another THE MUMMY movie - she's appealing to writer STEPHEN SOMMERS to pen a third installment in the blockbuster film series. Weisz scored her Hollywood...

Weisz's Parents Offer Harsh Truth

RACHEL WEISZ's parents are her harshest critics and often tell her they think she is a "s**t actress". The Oscar winner and Cambridge University graduate expects total honesty from her Austrian psychoanalyst mother EDITH and...

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