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Montag Wants To Make A Splash With Mermaid Movie Remake

Reality TV star HEIDI MONTAG is begging moviemaker RON HOWARD to remake mermaid movie SPLASH - because she wants to play DARYL HANNAH's role.The Hills star, who is about to make her big screen debut...

Roddenberry's Forgotten Show To Be Revived

The son of STAR TREK creator GENE RODDENBERRY has teamed up with movie director RON HOWARD to bring one of his late father's forgotten TV projects back to the small screen.Rod Roddenberry has struck a...

Newlywed Vaughn Faces Infidelity In New Movie

Newlywed actor VINCE VAUGHN will tackle the topic of infidelity in a new comedy to be directed by RON HOWARD.The Wedding Crashers star, who married girlfriend Kyla Weber last weekend (02Jan10), is set to portray...

Movie Reviews The Loss Of A Teardrop Diamond

Arriving in a New York theater on the last day of the year in order to qualify for Oscar consideration, The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond has received mixed reviews from the city's critics, many...

"B" Movie Titan Roger Corman To Receive An Oscar

Eighty-three-year-old Roger Corman, who has produced nearly 400 "B" movies -- none of them regarded as a candidate for an Oscar nomination -- over a career that began 55 years ago, will himself receive an...

Howard To Receive Top Filmmaking Honour

Veteran director RON HOWARD will be honoured for his long-running filmmaking career at this year's (09) Austin Film Festival.Howard will receive the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award annual event in October (09). In a career...

Saintly Start For Angels And Demons At UK Box Office

Angels and Demons has topped the UK box office in its opening weekend, with a 6.1 million debut to knock Star Trek into second place.The Ron Howard film, based on Dan Brown's bestselling novel, repeated...

By on 19 May 2009

Angels & Demons Beats Star Trek

Just as moviegoers paid no attention to critics or conservative Catholics when The Da Vinci Code opened three years ago, they turned out mass-ively for Angels & Demons over the weekend, ignoring nearly universal condemnation...

Heavenly Us Box Office Debut For Angels And Demons

Angels and Demons has claimed the US box office number one spot after a $48 million (31.6 million) opening weekend, it has been confirmed.While Ron Howard's adaptation of the Dan Brown novel was never close...

By on 18 May 2009

Hanks Plans Payback On Howard

TOM HANKS is determined to get his revenge on moviemaker RON HOWARD for forcing him to suffer on film sets. The pair has a long working relationship together, dating from the 1984 romantic comedy Splash to...

Howard Shuns Hanks' Acting Offers

Actor-turned-director TOM HANKS has stopped pleading with RON HOWARD to star in one of his movies - because his attempts to cast the the filmmaker have been rejected for the last 11 years. Former Happy Days...

Leno Against Crime

Not only did Jay Leno acknowledge that he'll be up against killer shows when he debuts with his nightly variety hour in the fall, but he predicted that people, weary of all the murders in...

Nbc Kicks Off Upfront Period

The television networks begin their upfront presentation of next-season lineups in New York today (Monday), with NBC going first, more than two weeks ahead of its rivals. The network is calling its fall unveiling the...

Vatican Hampered Angels & Demons Says Director

The Vatican interfered with the filming of Angels & Demons, according to director Ron Howard.Howard told a news conference the Vatican used its influence "through back channels" to hamper filming of the Da Vinci Code...

By on 04 May 2009

Howard Blasts Vatican Over Movie Shoot

Director RON HOWARD has accused Vatican officials of deliberately sabotaging filming of his upcoming movie ANGELS & DEMONS. The film, based on author Dan Brown's book of the same name, stars Tom Hanks as a Harvard...

Foxx Offered Howard Video Cameo At Obama's Inauguration

Moviemaker RON HOWARD was shocked to be offered a cameo role in one of JAMIE FOXX's music videos - because he was busy celebrating U.S. President BARACK OBAMA's inauguration at the time. Howard was enjoying the...

Who's The Angel? Who's The Demon?

A full-scale battle has been joined between producer-director Ron Howard on one side and William Donohue, head of the Catholic League, the largest Catholic lay organization in the U.S., with about 100,000 members. On Tuesday...

Howard Defends Angels & Demons Against Catholic Outrage

Moviemaker RON HOWARD has reached out to the Catholic church before the release of his controversial blockbuster ANGELS & DEMONS - insisting even the most devout believers will enjoy the film. Angels & Demons is the...

Slumdog's Danny Boyle Wins Best Director Oscar

Danny Boyle has won the best director Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire at the 81st Academy awards.The Trainspotting helmer followed his Bafta and Golden Globe awards with his first Oscar at the Kodak Theatre in Los...

By on 23 February 2009

Oscar Nominees Announced

Hollywood's strategy of releasing its more "artistic" films in December so that they would be fresh in the minds of Oscar voters, appeared to have paid off in spades when nominations were announced early today...

Benjamin Button Leads Oscar Field With 13 Nominations

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is the frontrunner for the 2009 Oscars, having been nominated 13 times.David Fincher's adaptation of the F Scott Fitzgerald short story about a man born with the body of...

By on 22 January 2009

Academy Award Nominees To Be Unveiled

The nominees for the 2009 Academy awards are to be revealed in Beverly Hills later today.Favourites for success at the 81st Oscars include Golden Globe winner Slumdog Millionaire, British actress Kate Winslet and the late...

By on 22 January 2009

Slumdog Millionaire Is Critics' Choice

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire , which has been piling up more pre-Oscar awards than any other film, added another on Thursday from the Broadcast Film Critics Association. At its Critics Choice awards ceremony in Santa...

Dark Knight, Man On Wire And Wall-e Up For Pga Awards

The Dark Knight, Man on Wire and Wall-E have all been unveiled as nominees for the 2009 Producers' Guild of America (PGA) awards.Having lain waste to box office records, Warner Bros' The Dark Knight has...

By on 06 January 2009

Slumdog Millionaire Wins Over London Film Critics

Danny Boyle's inspiring drama Slumdog Millionaire is the frontrunner at the London Critics' Circle film awards, it has been announced.The story of a boy from the slums of Mumbai who finds himself one question away...

By on 18 December 2008

Movie Reviews Frost/nixon

It's a movie with the stolid title Frost/Nixon , and it's about a series of interviews that aired in 90-minute segments in 1977 between British celebrity interviewer David Frost and the disgraced former President Richard...

Frost/nixon And Benjamin Button Up For Five Golden Globes

Frost/Nixon and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button are the frontrunners for the 2009 Golden Globes, with five nominations each.Both films are named in the best drama category while their leading men are up for...

By on 11 December 2008

Howard Felt 'Betrayed' By Nixon

FROST/NIXON director RON HOWARD felt let down by former U.S. President RICHARD NIXON - because the filmmaker had once voted for him. Howard's new film is based on a series of interviews Nixon gave to...

Clooney Snubbed Over Frost/nixon

GEORGE CLOONEY was desperate to direct new political movie FROST/NIXON - but was snubbed in favour of filmmaker RON HOWARD. British writer, Peter Morgan, who penned the play on which the movie is based, has...

Howard Hesitated On Obama Video

Director RON HOWARD nearly scrapped his plans for a pro-BARACK OBAMA video before he even began filming - because he was convinced celebrities had no place in politics. The moviemaker reprised his role as Opie...

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