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Howard's Da Vinci Dilemma

Director RON HOWARD was thrilled when French President JACQUES CHIRAC allowed him to film THE DA VINCI CODE in Parisian gallery La Louvre - but he was then restricted at every turn. La Louvre was...

Brown Faces Another Da Vinci Code Plagiarism Claim

Author DAN BROWN has been accused of plagiarism in THE DA VINCI CODE just days after he was cleared in London's High Court of similar allegations. Russian art historian DR MIKHAIL ANIKIN, a LEONARDO DA...

Da Vinci Code Verdict Finds Brown Innocent Of Plagiarism

THE DA VINCI CODE author DAN BROWN has been cleared in London's High Court of allegations he breached copyright and plagiarised the best-seller's plot. MICHAEL BAIGENT and RICHARD LEIGH had insisted Brown ripped off their...

Howard To Make Iraq War Picture

RON HOWARD is set to follow in the footsteps of military movie JARHEAD when he directs LAST MAN HOME, a film set in war-torn Iraq. The project details the search for a Gulf War soldier...

Dunst Goes To Cannes

KIRSTEN DUNST's new period movie MARIE-ANTOINETTE has been selected to compete at the coveted Cannes Film Festival in May (06). The SOFIA COPPOLA-directed film, co-starring SPIDER-MAN actor JASON SCHWARTZMAN, sees a 19-year-old Viennese girl became...

Brown Blasts Da Vinci Code Plagiarism Accusations

THE DA VINCI CODE author DAN BROWN has slammed allegations he plagiarised the best-seller's plot as "completely fanciful" and is "astounded" by the current copyright wrangle. MICHAEL BAIGENT and RICHARD LEIGH have taken Brown to...

Da Vinci Under Fire

The movie version of hit book THE DA VINCI CODE is at the centre of a copyright wrangle - after claims the story was copied from another book. The DAN BROWN bestseller, which has...

Howard Still Traumatised By Nude Role

BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD still shudders at the memory of performing nude in her first stage show THE HAMLET MACHINE. THE VILLAGE star and daughter of actor/director RON HOWARD insists the 30 naked minutes caused...

Gervais Shuns Da Vinci Role

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS snubbed a small role in new movie THE DA VINCI CODE, after convincing director RON HOWARD he would ruin it. Howard wanted the comedian to play a butler in the...

Magnum Movie Set For The Big Screen

TOM SELLECK's hit 1980s TV show MAGNUM, P.I. is being adapted for the big screen. RAWSON MARSHALL THURBER, who wrote and directed DODGEBALL, has signed on to take charge of the movie. The...

Catholic Group Appeal For Adult Rating For Da Vinci Code

Catholic group Opus Dei are urging film ratings boards to give controversial new movie THE DA VINCI CODE an adult rating - because it fears children will believe the film's "lies" about JESUS fathering a...

Howard Set To Become Spider-man's New Girlfriend

THE VILLAGE star BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD is set to join the cast of SPIDER-MAN 3 as the woman who takes MARY JANE's place in Spider-man's heart. The actress will play GWEN STACY, one...

Da Vinci Code Set For A Premiere At The Louvre?

Producers of much-anticipated movie THE DA VINCI CODE are considering staging the film's European premiere at the Louvre art gallery in Paris, France, where the story begins. Film executives are impressed with record-breaking figures...

Howard: 'Da Vinci Code Fuss Was A Joke'

Movie maker RON HOWARD insists the British media made an unnecessary fuss over supposed DA VINCI CODE protestors while he was shooting the film at Lincoln Cathedral in England last summer (05) because many of...

Chirac Slammed For Da Vinci Casting

French President JACQUES CHIRAC is facing a political backlash after reports he tried to altar the casting of THE DA VINCI CODE, promoting family friends for the lead roles. THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH...

Tautou Inspires Director Ron To Grow A Beard

Movie maker RON HOWARD decided to grow a beard for the first time after seeking approval from actress AUDREY TAUTOU. The CINDERELLA MAN director let his daily shaving routine slip while shooting THE DA...

Hanks Hassled In Church

Hollywood star TOM HANKS has been hassled by a die-hard fan on the set of new film THE DA VINCI CODE - even though the chapel he was filming in was closed to the public....

Howard Hides From Da Vinci Fans

Director RON HOWARD has been forced to disguise the name of his new movie version of best-selling novel THE DA VINCI CODE, because the set has become swamped with fans. The OSCAR winner is...

Us Box-office Suffers An Eight Year Summer Low

This year's (05) big-budget movie flops THE ISLAND and KINGDOM OF HEAVEN are responsible for America's box-office sales plummeting to a low of eight years. Box-office performance company Exhibitor Relations claims attendance figures are...

Howard Compares Crowe To Hanks

Oscar-winning director RON HOWARD has compared RUSSELL CROWE's fiery temper with the confrontational manner of TOM HANKS, because he handles the two stars in a similar way. The GLADIATOR star -...

Howard: Crowe's Outbursts Result In Great Acting

Oscar-winning film-maker RON HOWARD is happy to tolerate RUSSELL CROWE's temper tantrums, because they usually precede his best performances. The former HAPPY DAYS star has teamed up with Crowe twice - on 2001's A...

Howard Refuses To Sacrifice Family For Hollywood

OSCAR-winning director RON HOWARD is desperate to cast his daughter BRYCE DALLAS-HOWARD in his next movie because then he could spend time with his family and work obsessively. The 51-year-old director has four children...

Howard Refuses To Adopt Cynical Approach

Oscar-winning director RON HOWARD has vowed to continue making up-beat movies despite critics complaining his work lacks intensity. The film maker considers the cheerful tone of past projects including APOLLO 13 and A...

Happy Days Star Will Never Act Again

Former HAPPY DAYS actor RON HOWARD loves being in control and insists he will never return to acting because he hates being told what to do. The OSCAR-winning film-maker, who played RICHIE CUNNINGHAM in...

Da Vinci Trouble

RON HOWARD is having trouble on the set of the thriller THE DA VINCI CODE, because there's a severe shortage of extras. The director is shooting the film - based on DAN BROWN's best...

Owen Wilson Lands Mitty Role

Actor OWEN WILSON will recreate DANNY KAYE's most beloved role as dreamer WALTER MITTY in a long-awaited remake of the 1947 classic THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY. The project originally began as a...

Howard Wants Pitt To Play Van Gogh

Movie maker RON HOWARD is hoping BRAD PITT's love of art will prompt the movie star to say yes to a proposed remake of VINCENT VAN GOGH biopic LUST FOR LIFE. Howard and his...

Tv Bosses Scrap 9/11 Miniseries

TV bosses at NBC/Universal have scrapped plans for a 9/11 miniseries because they fear there's too much competition from rival networks. RON HOWARD and BRIAN GRAZER were to produce the mega-budget harrowing drama about...

Bettany Starts The Countdown To Da Vinci Code

British movie star PAUL BETTANY is getting ready for his role as DA VINCI CODE villain SILAS by dying his hair a platinum blond. The DOGVILLE star showed off his new hairdo at the...

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