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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...

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"He asked me to do BLACK HAWK DOWN but I had just done a movie where there was a helicopter in the background (Proof of Life) and I wasn't interested. Then he wanted me to...

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

Scott Planning To Make Reagan Movie

Director SIR RIDLEY SCOTT is making a new movie about late U.S. president RONALD REAGAN's dealings with former Soviet leader MIKHAIL GORBACHEV. The as-yet-untitled film will reportedly focus on the pair's famous 1986 summit conference...

Sir Ridley Scott Announces Reagan And Gorbachev Film

Sir Ridley Scott has announced that he will make a film about the former US president Ronald Reagan and ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.The film will focus on the 1968 arms control summit that took place...

By on 26 February 2008

Universal Pictures And Hasbro Agree Six-year Partnership

Universal Studios has confirmed a six-year partnership with toy manufacturer Hasbro to produce at least four films based on their properties.Popular entertainment items such as Monopoly, Clue, Ouija and even Stretch Armstrong could receive big...

By on 21 February 2008

Ridley Scott And Russell Crowe To Shoot Robin Hood Movie

Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe are to continue their working relationship with a Robin Hood film, the director has confirmed.The pair have collaborated on five occasions, most recently on American Gangster, while Crowe's turn as...

By on 12 February 2008

Atonement, Gervais Win Globes

Keira Knightley's Atonement and comedian Ricky Gervais' television show Extras were honoured at last night's Golden Globe ceremony in Hollywood. Instead of the traditional star-studded event, the honours for the year's best in film and...

By on 14 January 2008

Golden Globes Countdown Begins

The final wait to find out which actors and actresses will fail to pick up their gongs for this year's Golden Globes awards is underway.Instead of the usual star-studded ceremony the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

By on 13 January 2008

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"Ridley's the genius. I'm just the bloke who does the funny voices." RUSSELL CROWE dismisses his acting talents and insists director pal SIR RIDLEY SCOTT serves up the skills in new film AMERICAN GANGSTER.

Scott To Shoot Gucci Movie

Director RIDLEY SCOTT is planning a new movie about legendary fashion house Gucci. The film will be a biopic of the Gucci dynasty, and its rise and near fall in the 1970s and 80s. It...

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"Who knows - by the end of this next project we might be so tired of each other that we never want to see each other again." RUSSELL CROWE threatens to cut ties with SIR...

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"I knew he'd play it like a big tuna, but I also knew DENZEL had nothing better in front of him." Director RIDLEY SCOTT knew DENZEL WASHINGTON wouldn't turn down a starring role in his...

American Gangster Wrestles Beowulf To Top U.k. Charts

Director RIDLEY SCOTT's AMERICAN GANGSTER has forced its way to the top of the U.K. box office - taking $5 million (GBP2.5 million) in its opening weekend (16-18Nov07). The real-life crime drama - which stars...

Gangster Slays UK Box Office

Sir Ridley Scott's new Oscar-hopeful American Gangster has shot to the top of the UK and Ireland box office after its opening weekend.The crime epic, starring Academy award-winners Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, took 2.5...

By on 20 November 2007

Beowulf Conquers Us Box Office

Animated film Beowulf has conquered the US box office this week, displacing Bee Movie at the top of the charts.The action picture, which is based on an English poem about a hero's battle with evil...

By on 19 November 2007

Crowe Tips Scott For Oscar

RUSSELL CROWE has tipped director SIR RIDLEY SCOTT to scoop an Academy Award for his new movie AMERICAN GANGSTER. Crowe, who stars alongside Denzel Washington in the crime thriller, is sure this is the film...

Gangster Kills At Us Box Office

Ridley Scott's new film America Gangster has stormed to the top of the US box office after its first three days on release.The Universal Studios crime thriller - starring Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington -...

By on 05 November 2007

Crowe: 'Scott Epic Will Be True To History'

Oscar-winner RUSSELL CROWE can't wait to star in RIDLEY SCOTT's forthcoming ROBIN HOOD epic, as he's been a fan of the tales since childhood. And the Gladiator star - who will play the Sheriff Of...

Crowe 'Too Fat' For Movie Role

RIDLEY SCOTT ordered RUSSELL CROWE to lose weight for their new movie collaboration - because the actor was too fat for his part. The 43-year-old plays C.I.A. boss Ed Hoffman alongside Leonardo Di Caprio in...

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