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Writer James Salter Dies

Salter passed away after collapsing during a physical therapy session at a gym in Sag Harbor, New York on Friday (19Jun15). He quit his job in the United States Air Force...

Robert Redford Pulls Out Of 9/11 Film

The veteran Hollywood star had been preparing to helm the film this autumn (15), but sources tell The Hollywood Reporter he decided to quit the project due to scheduling conflicts. Redford is...

College Students Receive A Frank Message From Robert Redford

Veteran actor Robert Redford had a bracing message for graduates at a Maine college when he delivered the commencement speech on Sunday. The actor urged the youngsters to “not be afraid” to take risks as...

Robert Redford Gets Arts Degree

The Sting star was given the degree by officials at Colby College in Maine on Sunday (24May15), and prior to receiving it he gave a speech to students advising them to not shy...

Robert Redford's Dan Rather Film Acquired At Cannes Film Festival

Bosses at Sony Pictures Classics have worked out a deal with Brett Ratner to secure the rights to the movie for $6 million (GBP3.75 million). The Captain America: The Winter Soldier...

Robert Redford Feted With Chaplin Award

Actresses Jane Fonda, Elizabeth Moss and Barbra Streisand feted the star and heaped praise on him, recalling the projects they had worked with him on. At the gala dinner, Redford's three-time co-star...

Sundance London To Return In 2016

The 2015 event, an international leg of the actor's famed Utah festival, was cancelled after three years in the British capital so bosses could "explore their options". It is now set to...

Robert Redford Renews Fight To Free Jailed Activist

The Hollywood actor narrated the film Incident at Oglala, which focused on the killing of two Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents at an Indian reservation in South Dakota in 1975. Peltier...

Jack White Teams Up With Redford For Early Music Series

Director MACMahon's movie chronicles the efforts of record company talent scouts from the late 1920s as they attempted to record the birth of the blues and Americana and gospel artists. The film...

Birdman Director Lands Sundance Honour

Birdman director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is to receive a special award from the body behind Robert Redford's Sundance Film Festival.The moviemaker, who is in the running for Best Director at this year's (15) Academy Awards,...

Sundance London Cancelled

The London leg of Robert Redford's Sundance Film Festival has been cancelled after three years.The event, a derivative of the actor's annual U.S. festival in Utah, first came to the British capital in 2012 and...

Robert Redford Throws Support Behind Politician Pal

Hollywood veteran Robert Redford has thrown his support behind his friend Bruce Braley in his bid to become Iowa Senator.The actor-turned-activist urged voters to make last-minute donations to Braley's campaign in an open email sent...

Robert Redford Pays Tribute To Late Washington Post Editor Bradlee

Robert Redford has added his tribute to revered newsman Ben Bradlee, following the news of the former Washington Post editor's death.The movie star, who portrayed Post reporter Bob Woodward - opposite Jason Robards' Bradlee -...

Robert Redford In Talks To Join Pete's Dragon Remake

Robert Redford is in talks to join the remake of Disney classic Pete's Dragon.The acting veteran is reportedly in negotiations to sign up to the revamp of the 1977 film as a man who tells...

Robert Redford To Receive Top Film Festival Award

Hollywood veteran Robert Redford is to receive a special award named after Charlie Chaplin from the organisation behind the New York Film Festival.The Film Society of Lincoln Center is to honour the star with the...

Robert Redford Taking His Film Festival To Hong Kong

Hollywood veteran Robert Redford is launching his Sundance Film Festival in Hong Kong.The actor/director's movie event takes place annually in Utah, and he expanded it internationally by taking it to London in 2012. He...

Robert Redford Hits New York State With Lawsuit Over Sundance Tax Bill

Robert Redford is suing New York state officials over accusations he was unfairly handed a $1.6 million (£948,128) tax bill for revenues from his Sundance U.S. Tv network.In 2005, the Hollywood veteran sold a portion...

Robert Redford Honoured For Environmental Work

Actor-turned-activist Robert Redford is to be honoured with an award for his work to save the planet.The veteran Hollywood star has been named the 2014 recipient of the Global Environmental Leadership Award in "recognition of...

Stars Honour Sophia Loren At Special Dinner

Stars including Robert Redford, Whoopi Goldberg, and Francis Ford Coppola gathered in California over the weekend (19-20Jul14) to pay tribute to Oscar-winning actress Sophia Loren.The Italian beauty was honoured at the annual Napa Valley Festival...

Robert Redford & Cate Blanchett In Talks With 'Rathergate' Producers To Play Don Rather & Mary Mapes

It's only been ten years since Don Rather reported on a CBS news programme about the Killian documents, which supposedly showed how former President George W. Bush managed to avoid serving his National Service in...

Robert Redford: 'I Will Never Enter Politics'

Actor-turned-activist Robert Redford vowed never to enter the world of politics during a rousing talk in front of students in Massachusetts on Wednesday night (09Jul14).The veteran actor discussed various aspects of his life and career,...

Robert Redford To Portray U.s. Newsman Dan Rather In Upcoming Film

Actor Robert Redford is set to portray veteran U.S. newsman Dan Rather in new movie Truth.The Captain America: The Winter Soldier star will appear alongside Cate Blanchett, who will play Rather's producer Mary Mapes in...

Robert Redford Narrates Sports Short For Independence Day

Actor Robert Redford has narrated a special video to be shown during the televised baseball matches on America's Independence Day.Redford, who played a baseball pitcher in The Natural, lends his voice to a two-minute clip...

Susan Sarandon: Melissa Mccarthy Is Brave As Hell

Susan Sarandon thought Melissa McCarthy was ''brave as hell'' while filming her new movie 'Tammy'. The 67-year-old actress, who plays a hard-drinking grandmother in the film, which was directed by Melissa's husband and co-writer Ben...

Robert Redford To Produce World War Ii Ski Troop Film

Robert Redford is set to produce a film about a World War II American ski troop.The Captain America: The Winter Soldier star is looking to team up with 300 screenwriter Kurt Johnstad to adapt Peter...

Emma Thompson Joins A Walk In The Woods

Emma Thompson has been cast in 'A Walk in the Woods'.The British actress, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal are the latest stars to join Robert Redford and Nick Nolte in the independent comedy, based on...

'Captain America: The Winter Solider' Breaks April Box Office Record With $96.2 Million Weekend

Marvel Studios' latest instalment, 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier', is proving to be hugely popular, not just among comic book fans, but all cinemagoers as it reigns No.1 at this week's North American box office,...

How The 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Helicarriers Were Created: Awesome Visual Effect Scenes Shared [Video]

Prepare to step behind the scenes of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and delve in to the film's astounding visual effects, thanks to company Industrial Light & Magic and Wired magazine. ILM was tasked with...

Will Ferrell Mocks Robert Redford's Charity Work In New Skit

Funnyman Will Ferrell takes aim at Robert Redford's environmental campaigning in a hilarious new fundraising skit.The Anchorman star has shot a spoof charity video for comedy website FunnyOrDie.com in which he suggests falling water levels...

Polio Battle Sparked Robert Redford's Jonas Salk Film

Robert Redford's childhood brush with polio inspired him to direct a movie about a building named after vaccine inventor Jonas Salk.The Hollywood veteran has stepped behind the camera to take charge of a short 3D...

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