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Scott & Dicaprio Tackle A Brave New World

RIDLEY SCOTT is heading back to the future - he is teaming up with LEONARDO DiCAPRIO to transform cult novel BRAVE NEW WORLD for the big screen.The Alien auteur has reportedly signed to helm the...

Sienna Miller Chooses Cate

Sienna Miller says Cate Blanchett will make a "better" Maid Marian.The British star - who was initially lined up to appear in the forthcoming Ridley Scott blockbuster 'Robin Hood' - is not bitter about losing...

Weaver Opts Out Of Alien Prequel

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has ruled out a return to the ALIEN film franchise, insisting she's finished with director RIDLEY SCOTT's sci-fi blockbusters.Weaver's iconic character Ellen Ripley died in the third Alien film after battling a horrific...

Crowe: 'Feud With Scott Brings Out Best In Us'

Hollywood actor RUSSELL CROWE has opened up about rumours of a feud with director RIDLEY SCOTT - insisting they have always had a fiery relationship.The star has worked with Scott on a string of movies,...

Russell Crowe's Blanchett Mud Bath

Russell Crowe stripped off and "wallowed" in mud with Cate Blanchett for their latest film. The stars are currently filming 'Robin Hood' - based on the legend of the British outlaw - in the UK...

Hopkins To Feast As Hannibal Again

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is teaming up with director SIR RIDLEY SCOTT to bring his most infamous villain HANNIBAL LECTER back to the big screen. The actor will reprise his cannibalistic serial killer for the fourth time...

Crowe's Talent Praised At State Of Play UK Premiere

State of Play director Kevin Macdonald paid tribute to Russell Crowe's acting talents at the film's UK premiere in London's West End on Tuesday night.The Bafta-winning director joined leading man Crowe and co-star Dame Helen...

By on 22 April 2009

Spacey Hunts For Wannabe Directors

Hollywood star KEVIN SPACEY is spearheading a contest to find the next SIR RIDLEY SCOTT. Wannabe directors have been invited to create short films and compete for a $50,000 (£34,000) prize. The winner will also get...

Miller Not Old Enough To Play Maid Marian

SIENNA MILLER lost the chance to play ROBIN HOOD's sweetheart in RIDLEY SCOTT's new Medieval epic - because she's too young. The actress had been attached to The Sheriff of Nottingham for over a year but...

Grieving Redgrave Takes On Robin Hood Role

Bereaved VANESSA REDGRAVE is concentrating on work following the tragic loss of her daughter NATASHA RICHARDSON - she has signed to star in RIDLEY SCOTT's ROBIN HOOD movie. The acting great is set to play Queen...

Scott Awarded U.k. Film Honour

GLADIATOR director SIR RIDLEY SCOTT has been honoured with a prestigious Fellowship from the British Film Institute. The filmmaker, 71, is the 62nd recipient of the award, following in the footsteps of Sir David Lean and...

Director Scott Receives Bfi Fellowship

Acclaimed British director Ridley Scott has become the 62nd recipient of a British Film Institute (BFI) fellowship, it has been announced.Scott, who directed Thelma and Louise and Gladiator, joins big names such as Clint Eastwood,...

By on 21 March 2009

Blanchett Is Maid Marian To Crowe's Robin Hood

Cate Blanchett has been cast as Maid Marian in Sir Ridley Scott's upcoming Robin Hood film.The as-yet-untitled movie - originally called Nottingham - will begin shooting in April, having been postponed last July over script...

By on 26 February 2009

Blanchett To Take On Miller's Maid Marian Role?

Aussie Oscar-winner CATE BLANCHETT is favourite to replace axed actress SIENNA MILLER in RIDLEY SCOTT's forthcoming movie NOTTINGHAM.Miller was slated to portray Maid Marian in the new picture alongside Russell Crow, who will tackle the...

Creative Crew Assembles For The A-team Movie

Joe Carnahan and the Scott brothers have been signed up by Twentieth Century Fox to take iconic 80s TV series The A-Team into a blockbuster film.Smokin' Aces helmer Carnahan will direct with Ridley Scott producing...

By on 28 January 2009

Agent Denies Crowe/scott Rift

A Hollywood agent representing both actor RUSSELL CROWE and director RIDLEY SCOTT has denied the pair has fallen out over their new movie NOTTINGHAM. The duo has teamed up for the upcoming film, the story...

Scott To Pass Go For Monopoly Movie

Director RIDLEY SCOTT will helm the bizarre big screen adaptation of popular boardgame MONOPOLY. The Gladiator moviemaker has been signed by studio giant Universal to bring the long-running game to life. According to the Hollywood...

Sir Ridley Scott: Script Is Key To Robin Hood Film

Sir Ridley Scott has revealed a perfect script is needed before production can begin on his upcoming Robin Hood film.Nottingham, the revisionist story of the outlaw had been due to begin filming in mid-August but...

By on 07 November 2008

Dicaprio: Obama Win Has Lifted Weight Off Our Shoulders

Leonardo DiCaprio has expressed his pride at Barack Obama's win in the US presidential election.Speaking as more than 200 screaming fans lined the red carpet for the UK premiere of his new CIA thriller Body...

By on 06 November 2008

Crowe To Play Werewolf In Ridley Scott Movie

Oscar winner RUSSELL CROWE is set to play a werewolf in a new movie to be directed by his mentor RIDLEY SCOTT. Scott has landed a script written by horror scribe Ian Jeffers, and is...

Chihuahua Rules Us Box Office With Body Of Lies At Three

Beverly Hills Chihuahua has held the number one spot in the US for the second week with Sir Ridley Scott's new thriller Body of Lies debuting in third.The family comedy, which features Drew Barrymore as...

By on 13 October 2008

Movie Reviews Body Of Lies

Spy thrillers are rarely plausible -- and suspending belief may be part of the fun of watching them. That's the observation of most critics in their reviews of Body of Lies, starring Leonard DiCaprio and...

Scott Demands Actor Feedback

Director RIDLEY SCOTT doesn't always like playing boss and often encourages actors to challenge him on movie sets. The British filmmaker - who has worked with Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio - admits some cast...

Scott: 'I'm Not Making Wine'

Moviemaker RIDLEY SCOTT is refusing to become the latest celebrity vintner, despite the fact he now owns a vineyard on his French estate. The British director owns a great grape plot of land in Provence,...

Scott Penned Medieval Musical For The Bee Gees

GLADIATOR director RIDLEY SCOTT almost got his big break as a filmmaker from the BEE GEES. The Brit was working on a medieval romp, which was to star the three Gibb brothers, but financial issues...

Crowe's Doubts Over Weighty Role

Actor RUSSELL CROWE wants to avoid roles where he has to put on weight - after piling on the pounds for RIDLEY SCOTT's upcoming movie BODY OF LIES. The star plays a CIA boss in...

Production Stalled 'Indefinitely' On Robin Hood Film

Sir Ridley Scott's new Robin Hood film may take years to reach the screen after production was halted indefinitely.Nottingham, the revisionist story of the outlaw had been due to begin filming in mid-August but now...

By on 28 July 2008

Sienna Miller To Play Maid Marian In Robin Hood Remake

Sienna Miller has revealed that she is to play Maid Marian in Sir Ridley Scott's upcoming Robin Hood film.The Stardust actress will star alongside Russell Crowe in the film, likely to be entitled Nottingham, she...

By on 18 June 2008

Ridley Scott And Casey Affleck To Collaborate On Kind One

Ridley Scott has been snapped up to direct upcoming literary adaptation The Kind One, reports claim.According to Variety, the Gladiator helmer has signed to adapt Tom Epperson's recently-published debut novel of the same name, with...

By on 17 April 2008

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