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Redford To Be Honoured In San Francisco

ROBERT REDFORD is to be honoured with the Peter J. Owens Award at the upcoming 52nd San Francisco International Film Festival in April (09). The Owens Award, named for the longtime San Francisco art benefactor, honours...

Redford Says Times Are Tough For Indie Filmmakers

Robert Redford has suggested that these are dire times for independent filmmakers. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal , the founder of the Sundance Film Festival said that the struggle to find financing...

Redford Wants To Launch Sundance In Middle East

Veteran actor ROBERT REDFORD is in talks to bring his Sundance Film Festival to the Middle East. The star co-founded the annual event in 1978 in a bid to bring attention to independent films, and...

Redford 'Excited' About Saying Bye To Bush

ROBERT REDFORD is looking forward to U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA's imminent inauguration more than most - because he can't wait to see "lame-duck" GEORGE W. BUSH leave the White House. The Hollywood legend spoke of...

Sundance -- From Cold Of Utah To Heat Of Abu Dhabi?

As part of its effort to become a cultural hub of the Middle East, Abu Dhabi is planning to launch an international film festival in partnership with the Sundance Film Festival, Daily Variety reported today...

Redford + Crowe Join Battle To Hold Off Strike Threat

ROBERT REDFORD and RUSSELL CROWE have joined the growing number of actors urging a Hollywood union not to plan an actors strike next year (08). The veteran actor and the Australian Oscar-winner reportedly signed their...

Baz Luhrmann To Take On The Great Gatsby

Australia director Baz Luhrmann's next project will take him to the decadence of the Jazz Age for an adaptation of The Great Gatsby.F Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel tells of the glamorous excesses of the roaring...

By on 19 December 2008

Dunaway Struggled With Role Opposite 'Gorgeous' Redford

Veteran movie star FAYE DUNAWAY struggled to portray a woman kidnapped by ROBERT REDFORD's character in their 1975 film THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR - because the actor was too "gorgeous" to fear. The 67-year-old...

Hollywood Mourns Newman's Death

Hollywood stars ROBERT REDFORD, GEORGE CLOONEY and JULIA ROBERTS have led the tributes to movie legend PAUL NEWMAN, who lost his battle with lung cancer on Friday (26Sep08). News of the Oscar winner's death was...

Redford Awarded Arts Prize

Hollywood veteran ROBERT REDFORD will be awarded the 2008 Dorothy and Lillian Gish prize for the arts, at a ceremony in New York in November (08). The honour comes with a $325,000 (GBP175,000) grant. The...

Unreleased Indie Films To Get Vod Exposure

Independent filmmakers who have been unable to find a distributor for their productions -- and that includes the majority of them -- are about to get a boost from the Sundance Channel, which New York-based...

Roeper Becomes As Famous As Stars He Reviews

Chicago Sun-Times critic Richard Roeper writes today about his cameo appearance on HBO's ENTOURAGE this Sunday -- as himself reviewing the movie Medellin . It was, he writes, the culmination of eight years as a...

Redford Collects Honorary Degree

Hollywood legend ROBERT REDFORD was in Dublin, Ireland on Friday (11Jul08) to collect an honorary degree from the city's Trinity College. The 71-year-old actor was invited by the university's School of Drama, Film and Music....

Redford Engaged To Long-time Girlfriend

Veteran actor/director ROBERT REDFORD is set to wed his long-time girlfriend SIBYLLE SZAGGARS. The Lions For Lambs star announced his engagement to Szaggars in an interview with German magazine Bunte, but despite his advancing...

Redford Tops Celebrity Resorts List

ROBERT REDFORD's Sundance retreat in Utah has topped a new list of celebrity-owned resorts. The actor's exclusive getaway beat Richard Branson's Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands and Francis Ford Coppola's Turtle Inn in...

Stars Fight For Arts Cash

ROBERT REDFORD, RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON and JOHN LEGEND joined supporters of the arts when they urged lawmakers to boost funds for the National Endowment for the Arts on Tuesday (01Apr08). The three stars were...

Redford Speaks Out On Dangers Facing Colorado River

Veteran actor/director ROBERT REDFORD worries a drought that is set to last into the next century will kill off the Colorado River that flows through the U.S. Southwest. Environmentalist Redford, who narrates new IMAX documentary...

Redford To Take A Walk In The Woods In Bryson Adaptation

Robert Redford is to produce and star in A Walk in the Woods - an adaptation of one of Bill Bryson's most popular books, it has been reported.According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Butch Cassidy...

By on 30 January 2008

Robert To Take A Walk In The Woods In Bryson Adaptation

Robert Redford is to produce and star in A Walk in the Woods - an adaptation of one of Bill Bryson's most popular books, it has been reported.According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Butch Cassidy...

By on 30 January 2008

Redford Moves Ahead On Movie Without Newman

ROBERT REDFORD has finally committed to making new movie A WALK IN THE WOODS, after the project was put on hold when PAUL NEWMAN announced his retirement. Redford had hoped the upcoming film version of...

Redford To Walk In The Woods?

Acclaimed actor and director ROBERT REDFORD could produce and star in a film based on the expeditions of travel writer BILL BRYSON.The Hollywood Reporter has stated that the HORSE WHISPERER star is interested in working...

By on 29 January 2008

Frozen River And Trouble The Water Win At Sundance

A film about illegal immigration into the US and another on the aftermath of hurricane Katrina have emerged as the big winners of the Sundance film festival.Frozen River, the directorial debut of Courtney Hunt, was...

By on 27 January 2008

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

Bee Buzzes Past Gangster

Jerry Seinfeld, who is used to making end runs around his competition, has taken the lead at the box office with his animated Bee Movie. The film, which opened in second place last week behind...

Gurus Expect Claus To Fly

Christmas will arrive early at the box office this weekend with the new Vince Vaughn comedy Fred Claus. Box office forecasters estimate that it will take in $22-26 million and wind up as the top...

Redford Dismisses Newman Poor Health Reports

ROBERT REDFORD has laughed off reports his actor pal PAUL NEWMAN's retirement was the result of poor health, insisting his BUTCH CASSIDY + THE SUNDANCE KID partner is "doing fine". Newman, 82, announced his retirement...

Redford Slams Youth-seeking Celebrities

Veteran actor ROBERT REDFORD has slammed Hollywood stars who resort to plastic surgery to look younger, insisting people are "obsessed" with holding onto their youth. The 71-year-old is happy to age naturally and cannot understand...

Redford Defends Commercialism At Sundance Festivals

Veteran actor ROBERT REDFORD has defended allegations his Sundance Film Festival has become "too commercial" - insisting he cannot control party girls like PARIS HILTON from attending. The 71-year-old became involved with the festival in...

Cruise In Awe Of Streep And Redford

Actor TOM CRUISE struggled to act on the set of his latest film LIONS FOR LAMBS because he was in awe of co-stars ROBERT REDFORD and MERYL STREEP. The 45-year-old was so keen to impress...

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