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Supreme Court Judges Allow Raging Bull Lawsuit To Proceed

Judges at the U.S. Supreme Court have granted late screenwriter Frank Petrella's daughter permission to proceed with her copyright infringement lawsuit over classic Martin Scorsese movie Raging Bull.Paula Petrella has been locked in a legal...

Raging Bull Copyright Infringement Case Taken Up By U.s. Supreme Court Officials

The daughter of late screenwriter Frank Petrella is taking her Raging Bull copyright infringement case to the U.S. Supreme Court.Paula Petrella has been locked in a legal dispute with executives at MGM Holdings Inc. since...

Michelle Pfeiffer Auditioned For Raging Bull

Michelle Pfeiffer's new role alongside Robert De Niro in mob comedy The Family has been over 30 years in the making - she originally auditioned to work with him in 1980 classic Raging Bull.The actress...

Robert De Niro Shares Spotlight With Kirk Douglas At Santa Barbara Film Festival

Robert De Niro made Kirk Douglas' 96th birthday extra memorable by handing him an original Raging Bull script at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California on Saturday (08Dec12).De Niro was the guest of...

Jake Lamotta Sued Over Raging Bull Sequel

An upcoming sequel to Oscar-winning movie Raging Bull has been thrown into jeopardy after bosses behind the original film filed a lawsuit in a bid to stop production.Executives at Mgm, the studio behind the 1980...

Stars Line Up For Raging Bull Sequel

Actresses Penelope Ann Miller, Natasha Henstridge and Alicia Witt have joined the cast of the Raging Bull sequel.Martin Landau's daughter Juliet, Twin Peaks star Ray Wise, Paul Sorvino and Joe Mantegna are also onboard the...

Martin Scorsese Bemused By Raging Bull Sequel

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese is baffled by plans to make a sequel to Raging Bull and insists moviegoers have "moved on".Argentinian director Martin Guigui has started production on a follow-up to Scorsese's classic 1980 biopic, which...

Moriarty Joined De Niro's Binges

CATHY MORIARTY showed ROBERT DE NIRO moral support by joining him in junk food binges on the set of RAGING BULL - but quit when she piled on the pounds.De Niro famously put on five...

Moriarty Was Friends With Real-life Lamotta

Actress CATHY MORIARTY is glad she was cast as the wife of boxer JAKE LAMOTTA in RAGING BULL - because she became lifelong friends with the real VIKKI LAMOTTA after filming wrapped.Moriarty landed her first...

De Niro Helps Damon With Weight Gain

MATT DAMON called on ROBERT DE NIRO for advice when he learned he'd have to pile on pounds for his role in THE INFORMANT - because the movie great had done such a great job...

Rocky Ii Scene Is Best Film Sporting Moment Of All Time

A scene from the 1979 hit ROCKY II where SYLVESTER STALLONE's character knocks out APOLLO CREED has been voted the best film sporting moment of all time. Second place in the poll by movie advertising...

Director Ramis Offers De Niro Advice

Hollywood director/writer HAROLD RAMIS has advised ROBERT DE NIRO's future castmates to stand up to the "bullying" actor. Ramis insists the best way to work with the RAGING BULL star is to stay confident and...

Dicaprio Backs Scorsese Oscar Bid

Hollywood star LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is backing director MARTIN SCORSESE to win an Oscar for THE DEPARTED, and finds it ridiculous the film-maker has never won an Academy Award. Despite making acclaimed movies including TAXI DRIVER,...

De Niro Done With Directing

Movie icon ROBERT De NIRO is considering hanging up his director's hat once he's revisited his current movie THE GOOD SHEPHERD. The RAGING BULL star insists he's almost done as a moviemaker after taking charge...

Dicaprio Dreamed Of Working With Scorsese

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO always dreamed of working with acclaimed movie director MARTIN SCORSESE, ever since he was a teen actor trying to make it in Hollywood. The Oscar-nominated star has made three films to date with...

De Niro And Scorsese Reteam For Biopic

Longtime pals MARTIN SCORSESE and ROBERT DE NIRO will reteam for a movie about their lives. The director and Oscar-winning actor grew up in the same New York City neighbourhood and have worked on a...

De Niro Donates Film Memorabilia To Students

Generous actor ROBERT DE NIRO has donated his collection of movie memorabilia to film students at a US university. The Academy Award winner presented more than 3,000 of his own costume items and props to...

Norton Breaks His Back Playing British Doctor

Movie star EDWARD NORTON was left in agony on the set of his new movie THE PAINTED VEIL after he was thrown from a horse onto a pile of rocks. The FIGHT CLUB actor was...

Clumsy Williams Gets A Break In De Niro Nose Horror

ROBIN WILLIAMS will forever be grateful for happy accidents after learning he'd broken ROBERT DE NIRO's nose on the set of AWAKENINGS. Williams felt sure his life and career was over when he accidentally struck...

Raging Bull Tops Sports Movie List

ROBERT DE NIRO's portrayal of boxer JAKE LA MOTTA in RAGING BULL has been named the best sports movie of all time in a new US magazine poll. The cult 1980 film beat golf...

Tarver Plans To Fight Stallone For Real

Boxer ANTONIO TARVER isn't planning to pull any punches when he takes on fictional fighter ROCKY BALBOA in ROCKY VI - because director SYLVESTER STALLONE wants the bouts to be the film world's most authentic....

Robert De Niro Was Really Waiting For Bananarama

British girlband BANANARAMA were left in shock when Hollywood icon ROBERT DE NIRO asked to meet them after they released their hit single ROBERT DE NIRO'S WAITING in 1984. The SHY BOY hitmakers were...

Bloody Mess Inspires New Franz Ferdinand Song

FRANZ FERDINAND's new tune THE FALLEN documents a fight singer ALEX KAPRANOS had with a musician pal, who wanted a black eye as part of his stage costume. The frontman recalls his unnamed friend...

Dicaprio To Move On From Scorsese

Hollywood heart-throb LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is set to try out a new director after working with legendary film-maker MARTIN SCORSESE on three successive movies. The TITANIC star has signed up to star in THE BLOOD...

De Niro Sheds A Tear At Dad's Painting Exhibit

ROBERT DE NIRO was brought to tears on Saturday (18JUN05) when he attended an exhibition of paintings by his late father in France. The showcase of 56 works in Roubaix's La Piscine Museum is...

De Niro Predicted 9/11 Attack

Movie legend ROBERT DE NIRO commissioned a script about a New York terrorist attack - three years before Islamic group AL-QAEDA's destruction of the city's Twin Towers on September 11th (01). The OSCAR winner...

Banned 'Exorcist' Prequel To Be Released

PAUL SCHRADER's EXORCIST prequel, PAUL SCHRADER'S EXORCIST: THE BEGINNING, is finally hitting the big screen after extended controversy saw the film initially being abandoned. Schrader, who wrote TAXI DRIVER and RAGING BULL, was...

De Niro's Hotel Rage

ROBERT DE NIRO caused chaos at a special press event arranged to mark the 25th anniversary DVD release of RAGING BULL last week (27JAN05) - when he refused to set foot in a specific New...

The Aviator Is Oscar Favourite

THE AVIATOR is the bookmakers favourite to scoop the Best Picture OSCAR at next month's (FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS, at odds of 4/9. Just 24 hours after nominations were announced, gamblers are already backing the...

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