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Matt Damon Wanted To Pay Back Robin Williams

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck always thought they'd be able to pay back the ''incredible debt'' they owed Robin Williams.The two actors' Hollywood breakthrough came in 1997 movie 'Good Will Hunting' - which they also...

Ozzy Osbourne Treated For Overdose And Alcohol Poisoning During Wife's Cancer Battle

The couple's daughter, Kelly Osbourne, makes the revelation in her candid new book, There Is No F**king Secret, explaining her dad struggled to cope with his wife's health emergency. "Dad was there...

Robin Williams Wanted Hagrid Role In Harry Potter

Casting director Janet Hirshenson has revealed the late Mrs. Doubtfire star was really interested in playing half-giant Rubeus Hagrid, and called her to make sure he was considered. "Robin had called because...

Ben Affleck: 'I Owe My Success To Robin Williams'

The late star took on an Oscar-winning role in Affleck and Matt Damon's critically acclaimed film Good Will Hunting, which went on to win the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and helped...

Robin Williams Turned Down For Harry Potter

Robin Williams was turned down for a role in 'Harry Potter' because he wasn't British.The late Hollywood actor - who committed suicide in August 2014 aged 63 - was reportedly desperate to portray the role...

Joaquin Phoenix And Gus Van Sant Tackling John Callahan Biopic

The Walk The Line actor is attached to star in Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, an adaptation of Callahan’s 1980 memoir, reports Variety. Callahan was a controversial and influential cartoonist whose work...

Robin Williams Convinced John Leguizamo To Get A Poodle

The Ice Age star reveals he fell in love with Robin's poodles during one visit to his California home, and decided to get one for himself. "I got him from this amazing...

Dr Phil Slammed Over Shelley Duvall Interview

Dr. Phil McGraw has been slammed for ''exploiting'' Shelley Duvall.The talk show host has conducted a sit-down interview with the 67-year-old actress, in which she discusses her battle with mental illness, but he has been...

Shelley Duvall Opens Up About Mental Health Issues On Tv To Dr. Phil

Now unrecognisable, the 67-year-old actress sat down with TV self-help guru Dr. Phil MCGraw for a recent interview, in which she talks about her struggles and insists the late Robin Williams - her...

Los Angeles Haven To Famous Comedians Up For Sale

Cresthill, the three-storey, four-bedroom, Spanish-style pad, located just off Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip, has been listed for $3.3 million (GBP2.6 million). The legendary house was owned by Mitzy Shore, the "den mother" to...

Jumanji Reboot Release Delayed By Seven Months

The movie, billed as a sequel to the 1995 action comedy starring Robin Williams, will now be released in time for the 2017 festive season - seven months after its original 28 July...

Robin Williams' Widow Claims Dementia Killed Him

Robin Williams' widow believes his dementia lead to his suicide.The late comedian tragically took his own life in August 2014 but his wife Susan Schneider Williams is adamant it wasn't his battle with depression that...

Robin Williams' Bikes Are Speedy Sales At Auction

Almost 90 of the Mrs. Doubtfire star's bikes, including a unicycle and a custom-made Dario Pegoretti-designed two-wheeler, were expected to fetch upwards of $200,000 (£164,000) as part of an online auction at Paddle...

Robin Williams' Widow Makes Moving Speech On Their Wedding Anniversary

The actor and comedian, who committed suicide in August, 2014, aged 63, was posthumously presented with the 2016 Angel Harvey Heart of a Patriot Award by the United Service Organizations (USO). Susan was on hand...

Susan Williams Speaks About Robin's Battle With Brain Disease

Robin Williams' wife says his fight against Lewy Body Disease was ''the biggest battle of his life''.Susan Schneider believes her 63-year-old husband committed suicide in August 2014 because of the debilitating brain disease, which is...

Robin Williams' Bike Collection Up For Auction

Almost 90 of the Mrs. Doubtfire star's bikes, including a unicycle and a custom-made Dario Pegoretti-designed two-wheeler are expected to fetch upwards of $200,000 (GBP164,000) as part of an online auction at Paddle...

Minnie Driver: Producers Said I Wasn't 'Hot Enough' For Good Will Hunting

Minnie Driver was told she wasn't ''hot enough'' to star in 'Good Will Hunting'.The 46-year-old actress was nearly rejected for the part of Skylar in the 1997 movie - which also stars Ben Affleck, Matt...

Guy Ritchie In Talks To Direct Live-action Aladdin Movie

If Madonna's ex-husband signs on to direct the film, it will reunite him with producer Dan Lin, who worked on the Sherlock Holmes movies. Jonathan Eirich has signed on as executive producer and...

Jumanji Actor Bradley Pierce To Divorce

The 33-year-old, who played Peter Shepherd in 1995’s Jumanji, is believed to have separated from his wife in January (16). According to TMZ.com, legal documents show his estranged wife Shari Pierce has...

Danny Devito: Robin Williams Almost Killed Me With Laughter

Danny DeVito has revealed Robin Williams almost made him drown in a swimming pool because he was laughing so hard at his madcap antics.The 71-year-old actor-and-filmmaker was friends with the late comic star - who...

Billy Crystal And Whoopi Goldberg Launch Robin Williams Center

Officials at the SAG-AFTRA labour union decided to dedicate the organisation's new screening room in New York to the Good Will Hunting star, and the Robin Williams Center For Entertainment And Media was...

Mrs. Doubtfire House On The Market

Robin Williams' cross-dressing nanny took over the Pacific Heights pad in the 1993 family film, and now the current owners are hoping the place's movie history will help them land a quick sale....

Robin Williams' Widow Pens Essay On Husband's Struggle With Lewy Body Disease

Robin Williams’ widow Susan Schneider Williams has opened up on the final months of her husband’s life and his devastating struggle with Lewy body disease.In an essay titled ‘The terrorist inside my husband’s brain’ for...

Dwayne Johnson: 'New Jumanji Project Is Not A Remake'

The Furious 7 star announced his plans to tackle a new Jumanji story back in April (16), 21 years after the late Robin Williams starred as the adult Alan Parrish, who, as a...

Eddie Murphy: 'I Hate Reading Anything Negative About Myself'

The Beverly Hills Cop star used to be a computer nerd but now he doesn't own one because he cannot avoid reading bad reviews and gossip. "I used to be the hippest...

Dwayne Johnson Excited About Jumanji Sequel

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has promised the upcoming 'Jumanji' movie will be a sequel, not a reboot.The 44-year-old actor, who is also acting as co-producer on the upcoming film, is looking forward to starting work...

Eddie Murphy's Sobriety Strengthens Faith

Eddie Murphy thanks God that he has never taken drugs.The 55-year-old actor thinks there are a number of times he could have ''wound up crashing and burning'', such as when he was offered cocaine by...

Zelda Williams Wrote 12 Scripts After Dad Robin's Death

Robin Williams' daughter wrote 12 scripts as she struggled to cope with her grief.The 'Mrs. Doubtfire' actor committed suicide in August 2014, and in the aftermath of his passing, 27-year-old Zelda Williams, tried her best...

Robin Williams' Daughter Opens Up About Coping With His Death

The beloved comedian committed suicide in August, 2014, and his 27-year-old actress daughter has made it a habit of taking a break from social media every year as she mourns her dad's passing...

Jason Sudeikis Lands Lead Role In Dead Poets Society Play

The 40-year-old funnyman will play unconventional English professor John Keating, in the off-Broadway drama adapted by Tom Schulman, who won an Oscar for penning the script of the 1989 movie. The character...

Through late 2014 and early 2015, Robin Williams was covered in the news a lot, following his suicide on 11th August 2014. The event was followed by an outpour of heartfelt tributes from celebrities and members of the film industry. In addition to his memoriam at the Emmy Awards ceremony and the Academy Awards, President Barack Obama released a public statement upon news of the entertainer’s passing. 

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