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Hungry Watson Jude Law

Jude Law's 'Sherlock Holmes' costume felt like a "razor blade" against his throat.The British actor - who portrays the title character's sidekick Watson in the Guy Ritchie blockbuster - was left uncomfortable and hungry while...

Guy Ritchie Doesn't Regret Making 'Swept Away' With Ex-wife Madonna.

The 41-year-old British director - whose 2002 movie 'Swept Away' starring his ex-wife Madonna, 51, flopped at the cinema and went straight to DVD in the UK - said he wasn't upset by the critics,...

Strong Found Fighting Downey, Jr. 'Quite Scary'

Actor MARK STRONG was hesitant to fight ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. for their new movie SHERLOCK HOLMES, because the IRON MAN star is so good at martial arts, the idea of getting beaten up was "quite...

Downey Jr. Inspired Law To Take Sherlock Role

JUDE LAW only agreed to star in SHERLOCK HOLMES because he was desperate to work with ROBERT DOWNEY JR.The British actor was unsure whether to take the role of Holmes' sidekick Dr. Watson in the...

Downey Jr. & Law Bonded Over Booze

SHERLOCK HOLMES stars ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and JUDE LAW bonded during late-night boozing sessions at director GUY RITCHIE's London pub.The Iron Man star plays the supersleuth in the new adaptation, with Law playing his faithful...

U.k. Movie Reviews Sherlock Holmes

The British have had a first look at Sherlock Holmes , Guy Ritchie's reimagining of their countries most famous and beloved fictional detective, played -- egad, Watson! -- by an American, Robert Downey Jr. The...

Golden Globes Nods Rev Up Up In The Air

Up in the Air , already the recipient of several awards from critics groups, received six Golden Globe nominations today (Tuesday), the most for any film. The George Clooney starrer was joined in the best...

Downey Jr. Intimidated By Pitt In Ritchie Role

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was terrified about stepping into SHERLOCK HOLMES' shoes for GUY RITCHIE's new movie - because he was convinced he could never top BRAD PITT's performance in the director's SNATCH film.The Iron Man...

Reilly Wary Of Sherlock Holmes Role

British actress KELLY REILLY only agreed to take a role in GUY RITCHIE's upcoming SHERLOCK HOLMES because ROBERT DOWNEY JR. had accepted the part of the super sleuth.The beauty plays the girlfriend of Jude Law's...

Supernatural Sleuth Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr. used to visit a spiritualist medium.The 'Sherlock Holmes' actor admits he used to regularly attend meetings to watch people trying to contact their loved ones beyond the grave. He said: "I used...

Accidental Addict Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr. became a drug addict by accident.The 'Iron Man' star - who was arrested and attended rehab several times between 1996 and 2001 - insists he had always promised himself he would never...

Downey Jr. Links Illness To Weight Loss

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has a nasty parasite to thank for his super-svelte shape in new movie SHERLOCK HOLMES - he lost weight after contracting a bug in Japan.The 44 year old was in the Far...

Downey Jr. Lands Top Hollywood Honour

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is to become part of Hollywood royalty on Monday (07Dec09) when his hand and footprints are added to the cement outside Tinseltown landmark Grauman's Chinese Theatre.The Iron Man star will join the...

Sherlock Holmes Gave Downey, Jr. A Taste For Thrills

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. is demanding more stunts in the IRON MAN sequel - after developing a love for high-octane fight scenes while filming SHERLOCK HOLMES.The actor was whipped into shape to play the supersleuth in...

Downey, Jr. Helps Re-write Iron Man Sequel

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. is so determined to make IRON MAN 2 a hit, he's helping rewrite the screenplay to ensure it surpasses the original superhero movie.The actor starred as billionaire entrepreneur Tony Stark in the...

Downey Jr. Ponders Retirement

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. will consider retirement if his upcoming SHERLOCK HOLMES movie flops.The actor is adamant that if his new detective movie doesn't do well as the box office on its release next month (Dec09),...

Johnny Depp Sexiest Man Alive

Johnny Depp has been named Sexiest Man Alive 2009. The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star has been awarded the title by the US magazine People for the second time, after first being given the accolade...

Family Guy Not Too Iffy For Warner Bros.

Microsoft may have found the upcoming Family Guy special too controversial for it to go ahead with announced plans to be the sole sponsor of the show. But Fox announced over the weekend that a...

Rza Expands Acting Resume Opposite Downey Jr.

WU-TANG CLAN producer RZA is climbing the ranks in Hollywood by expanding his acting portfolio - the rapper is set to join ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and JAMIE FOXX in new movie DUE DATE.The hip-hop star,...

Soloist Stars Downey, Jr. And Foxx To Team Up For Road Movie

THE SOLOIST co-stars ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. and JAMIE FOXX are to team up for a new road movie comedy with the brains behind 2009 summer hit THE HANGOVER.The Hangover star Zach Galifianakis and the film's...

Scarlett Johansson's Superhero Secret

Scarlett Johansson wants to surprise husband Ryan Reynolds with her "tight" 'Iron Man 2' outfit.The Hollywood actress - who portrays Natasha Romanoff and her sexy alter-ego, Russian spy Black Widow, in the new superhero movie...

Robert Downey Jr Serious About Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. is taking 'Iron Man 2' more seriously than any other film of his entire career.The 44-year-old actor - who plays industrialist Tony Stark and his metal-suited alter ego - is feeling the...

Downey Jr. 'Humbled' By Homeless

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was humbled while working with homeless people on THE SOLOIST - because it reminded him of his darkest moments as a drug addict.The actor managed to turn his life around nine years...

Stars Say Goodbye To Dj Am

LINDSAY LOHAN, ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and NICOLE RICHIE were among the mourners who attended a star-studded memorial service for the late ADAM 'DJ AM' GOLDSTEIN on Thursday evening (03Aug09).The club icon was found dead in...

Favreau To Take On Cowboys And Aliens?

Director JON FAVREAU is in talks to reteam with IRON MAN star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. for a new comic book adaptation of COWBOYS AND ALIENS.Downey Jr. has been linked to the project for over a...

No Vampires For Downey Jr.

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has dismissed rumours he is set to sink his teeth into a new role as a vampire.The Iron Man star was recently reported to be in talks to take over the role...

Downey Jr To Take On Cruise's Vampire Role

ROBERT DOWNEY JR is in talks to replace TOM CRUISE as bloodsucker LESTAT in a prequel to 1994 movie INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE.Studio bosses want to capitalise on the popularity of vampire-themed Twilight and TV...

Pitt & Ferrell Replace Downey Jr. In Oobermind

BRAD PITT and funnyman WILL FERRELL have stepped in to rescue superhero movie OOBERMIND after ROBERT DOWNEY JR. quit the project.The Iron Man actor had signed up to extend his comic book credentials with a...

Downey Jr. To Vamp It Up As Lestat?

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is in talks to become the movie world's latest vampire sensation.The Iron Man star is in negotiations to play Anne Rice's Lestat Du Lioncort in the latest movie adaptation of her The...

Guy Ritchie Inn Trouble

Guy Ritchie's pub is being monitored after receiving noise complaints.The Punch Bowl, located in London's exclusive Mayfair district, has been branded too raucous by furious residents living near the drinking establishment. Westminster council has decided...

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