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Webber And Attenborough Pay Tribute To Arnold

24th September 2006

LATEST: Acclaimed cellist JULIAN LLOYD WEBBER and director/actor RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH are among the first stars to pay tribute to late British composer SIR MALCOLM ARNOLD, who died in hospital following a chest infection. Arnold, who...

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Legendary Cinematographer Nykvist Dead At 83

21st September 2006

Oscar-winning cinematographer Sven Nykvist, best known for his collaborations with Ingmar Bergman, died Wednesday in Stockholm, his son told the Associated Press. He was 83 "He was called 'the master of light' because of the...

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B-movie Giant Dies

4th August 2006

Acclaimed British B-movie producer MONTY BERMAN has died of natural causes. He was 94. The London-born film-maker was born NESTOR MONTAGUE BERMAN in London's East End in 1912, entering the film industry at the age...

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Honours For Attenborough Brothers

14th July 2006

Movie star SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH and his broadcaster brother SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH have been honoured by their hometown university. Oscar winner Lord Attenborough, 82, and Sir David, 80, received distinguished fellowships from the University of...

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Bogarde's Family Apologise To Attenborough

4th July 2006

SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has received a written apology from the family of late acting legend SIR DIRK BOGARDE, after Bogarde's grudge against the director was exposed in a series of recently discovered letters. Bogarde, who...

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Attenborough Remembers Tsunami Family Victims

20th June 2006

SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH's wife is helping him cope with the grief of losing his daughter and granddaughter in the Indian Ocean tsunami - because they looked so much like her. Attenborough's daughter JANE, 49, and...

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Bogarde Slammed Attenborough And Gielgud

18th June 2006

Late acting legend SIR DIRK BOGARDE attacked co-stars SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH and SIR JOHN GIELGUD in newly released letters he wrote to film critic friend DILYS POWELL. The film star was particularly critical of actor/director...

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Attenborough Lands Big Names For Romantic Ring Saga

5th May 2006

British movie mogul RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is gathering an all-star cast together to tell the romantic story of a US pilot who crash-landed in Northern Ireland during World War Two. With his dying breath, the airman...

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Jurassic Park 4 To Begin Shooting Next Year

22nd February 2006

Director STEVEN SPIELBERG will begin filming the fourth installment of JURASSIC PARK next year (07). The MUNICH director is currently getting ready to resurrect the INDIANA JONES franchise with HARRISON FORD later this year...

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Film-maker Guy Green Dies

16th September 2005

Film-maker GUY GREEN has passed away at his Beverly Hills, California, home. He was 91. The British-born Oscar-winner died of heart and kidney failure after falling into a coma, his wife Josephine said....

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Burton's Family Angry He's Missed From List

6th July 2005

The family of late acting legend RICHARD BURTON are furious his name has been omitted from a new poll of Britain's best actors. The poll, conducted for British TV network Five and voted for...

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Family And Friends Pay Tribute To Sir John Mills

30th June 2005

Stars including RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH, DAME JUDI DENCH and SIR MICHAEL CAINE joined SIR JOHN MILLS' family to pay tribute to the accomplished actor at a memorial service held in London today (30JUN05). The RYAN'S...

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Maclaine Teams Up With Attenborough For New English Patient

15th June 2005

Movie veteran SHIRLEY MacLAINE and British director RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH are secretly planning to make a film together. MacLaine fears there are not enough heartfelt films being made in Hollywood, and she and Attenborough are...

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Attenborough: 'Working With Mcqueen Was Tough'

3rd June 2005

British movie mogul RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH cites working with STEVE McQUEEN in movie classic THE GREAT ESCAPE as one of the toughest challenges he has ever faced - because the late movie great was so demanding....

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Mcqueen Quit The Great Escape

2nd June 2005

STEVE McQUEEN walked away from movie classic THE GREAT ESCAPE over fears he was being upstaged by JAMES GARNER. The late icon quit the film for two weeks and only returned when director JOHN...

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Attenborough's Son Rebuilds Tsunami-torn Community

31st May 2005

LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH's son-in-law MICHAEL HOLLAND has set up an initiative to rebuild the Thai community of Khao Lak - after losing his family when the Indian Ocean tsunami devastated the area (26DEC04). Holland's...

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Attenborough Attends Baftas Despite Family Grief

14th February 2005

LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH made his first public appearance at the BAFTA awards since the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster killed his 14-year-old granddaughter. The 81-year-old GANDHI director, whose daughter JANE and her mother-in-law are still...

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Attenborough Horrified By Diana Tapes

17th December 2004

Film legend LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has lashed out at American TV network NBC for making the "absolutely disgusting" decision to broadcast tapes featuring late British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES. The Princess' intimate conversations...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Ustinov

19th November 2004

Film greats SIR BEN KINGSLEY and LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH paid tribute to late actor SIR PETER USTINOV at a memorial service in London yesterday (18NOV04). OSCAR-winner Ustinov passed away in March (04) after suffering...

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Mills 'Highly Delighted' By Honorary Statue

23rd June 2004

OSCAR-winning veteran SIR JOHN MILLS is "highly delighted" about plans to erect a statue of him in Felixstowe, his British home town. The 96-year-old - who has starred in more than 100 films -...

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Attenborough Hopes Film Will Still Go Ahead

30th March 2004

LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is desperately hoping his new film will still go ahead - even though financial constraints are threatening to stop it being made. The OSCAR-winning director, 80, is optimistic CLOSING THE RING...

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From Hannibal To Gandhi

26th March 2004

OSCAR-winning actor SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS has branded Hollywood director LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH "mad" after he offered him the role of GANDHI in the 1982 hit movie. The Welsh actor who famously portrayed HANNIBAL THE...

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Tyrese And Sticky Fingaz To Host Free Concert In Africa

29th February 2004

Singer TYRESE and rapper STICKY FINGAZ will stage a free concert in Namibia to thank locals for their hospitality during the shoot of upcoming remake THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX. Tyrese and the...

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Richard Attenborough Warned Winger

15th September 2003

LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH preempted DEBRA WINGER's difficult reputation by promising to fire her if she misbehaved on the set of his 1993 hit SHADOWLANDS. The film director had heard about the actress' reputation for...

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Attenborough's Funding Fight

22nd August 2003

British director RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has a battle on his hands to raise funds for the film he's desperate to make - which he fears backers find "old-fashioned". The GANDHI film-maker is desperate to find...

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Lord Attenborough Refuses Biography

21st August 2003

Revered director and actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH may be approaching 80, but he's vigorously opposed to anyone writing his biography. The GANDHI helmer is determined that if anyone should write about his notable career,...

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Attenborough Rejects Retirement

19th August 2003

British filmmaker LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH plans to keep going through his 80th birthday, because he can't bear the idea of retiring. The legendary movie maker, who will reach the milestone on 29 August (03),...

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Attenborough's Octogenarian Plans

13th August 2003

Screen legend SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH begins shooting his new movie next month (SEP03) - just weeks after his 80th birthday. The energetic GANDHI director has raised the finance for romantic drama CLOSING THE RING...

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Quaid In Talks For Flight Of The Phoenix Remake

29th July 2003

DENNIS QUAID is putting the finishing touches to his contract to star in a remake of JAMES STEWART war movie THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX. The FAR FROM HEAVEN star will star in an...

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