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Howard Hated Acting For Obama Video

Former HAPPY DAYS star RON HOWARD hated reprising his most famous acting roles for a pro-BARACK OBAMA video - and he can't wait to have it pulled from the Internet now the presidential race is...

Howard Banned From Filming In Catholic Churches

DA VINCI CODE director RON HOWARD had to shoot the movie's forthcoming prequel using imitations of the Catholic churches in the storyline - after the Vatican banned him from all of its holy buildings. The...

Toby Jones: The Bad Guys Are The Best

Acclaimed British actor Toby Jones has admitted he relished playing controversial presidential guru Karl Rove in Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic W.Rove was special adviser to Bush and his father during their many election campaigns...

By on 26 October 2008

Happy Days Stars Return For Pro-obama Video

HAPPY DAYS stars HENRY WINKLER and RON HOWARD have reprised their roles in the beloved TV hit for a new FunnyOrDie.com video. Winkler returns as The Fonz and Howard as Richie Cunningham in a new...

London Film Festival Opens With Frost/nixon Premiere

The stars of Frost/Nixon have attended the film's world premiere in Leicester Square as the 52nd BFI London Film Festival got underway.Veteran broadcaster David Frost joined the man playing him on the big screen, Michael...

By on 16 October 2008

Frost/nixon Stars At London Film Festival Opening

The stars of Ron Howard's Frost/Nixon will today attend the film's world premiere as the 52nd London Film Festival officially opens.Michael Sheen and Frank Langella, as well as Howard, will be in Leicester Square for...

By on 15 October 2008

52nd London Film Festival Programme Confirmed

The lineup for the Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival has been confirmed this morning.Speaking in the Odeon West End, BFI artistic director Sandra Hebron revealed that the festival will open with the world premiere...

By on 10 September 2008

Hanks + Howard Not Welcome In Rome Churches

TOM HANKS and director RON HOWARD have been forbidden from filming in two Roman churches by religious leaders. The pair is making the prequel to controversial film The Da Vinci Code in the Italian city...

Robert Downey Jr To Swap Comics For Cowboys And Aliens

Robert Downey Jr is reportedly in talks to star in Cowboys and Aliens, a self-explanatory popcorn movie planned for a 2010 release.According to Variety, the Iron Man actor is in negotiations with Dreamworks and Universal...

By on 16 June 2008

Bryce Dallas Howard In Terminator 4 Talks

Bryce Dallas Howard is in discussions to replace Charlotte Gainsbourg in McG's Terminator sequel, reports claim.Gainsbourg, who starred alongside Heath Ledger in I'm Not There, had been set to play the wife of John Connor...

By on 02 June 2008

Ewan Mcgregor To Take To The Skies In Amelia Biopic

Ewan McGregor has signed on to join the cast of upcoming aviation biopic Amelia.The Scottish actor is star as Gene Vidal, father of author Gore Vidal, in Mira Nair's film about Amelia Earhart, the pioneering...

By on 27 May 2008

Mcgregor In Talks For Villainous Angels And Demons Role

Ewan McGregor is reportedly in discussions to take a testing role in Angels and Demons, the prequel to The Da Vinci Code.According to Variety, the Trainspotting star is in talks with Columbia studios to star...

By on 25 April 2008

Angels And Demons Female Lead Revealed

ANGELS AND DEMONS, the prequel to Dan Brown's THE DA VINCI CODE, has a female lead - AYELET ZURER.Entertainment Weekly reports that Zurer will play Vittoria Vetra, daughter of CERN physicist Leonardo Vetra, who teams...

By on 24 April 2008

Juno Star Says Work Has Started On Arrested Development Film

A movie version of cancelled TV show Arrested Development is closer than ever, according to Jason Bateman.The Juno star said in February that discussions for a film based on the award-winning show had begun hesitantly,...

By on 04 March 2008

Arrested Development Film Mooted

A cinematic version of cancelled TV show Arrested Developed could be on the way, it has been confirmed.Despite winning six Emmy awards, a Golden Globe for leading man Jason Bateman, a spot in Time magazine's...

By on 05 February 2008

Hanks + Howard Ready Da Vinci Code Sequel

Hollywood superstar TOM HANKS and director RON HOWARD will begin shooting a sequel to their 2006 smash hit THE DA VINCI CODE in February (08). Angels + Demons - again based on a novel by...

Filmmakers Being Replaced By Gamemakers At Usc

The University of Southern California, whose film school once trained the likes of George Lucas, Robert Zemeckis, Ron Howard and Jon Landau, is now increasingly attracting would-be video game creators, the Los Angeles Times observed...

Angels & Demons Begins February

Angels & Demons - the prequel to The Da Vinci Code - is to start production in February, it has emerged.According to Variety, director Ron Howard is to fast-track the project ahead of the upcoming...

By on 25 October 2007

Da Vinci Code Under Investigation In Italy

THE DA VINCI CODE director RON HOWARD and the book's author DAN BROWN are being investigated by Italian state attorneys for religious obscenities. A complaint has been filed against the 2006 movie by clergymen in...

Howard Filmed Birth Of Grandson

BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD's dad RON HOWARD was so overwhelmed at the birth of his first grandchild he lost his filmmaking skills. The director wanted to film the birth of Theodore in February (07) but was...

Colossus Takes Shape For Howard + Grazer

Movie moguls RON HOWARD and BRIAN GRAZER are to remake cult 1970 sci-fi movie COLOSSUS: THE FORBIN PROJECT. Their film, Colossus, will also be adapted from D.F. Jones' book, which follows the fortunes of a...

Hanks Breaks Bank With Dan Brown Film

TOM HANKS is set to top Hollywood's rich list with the biggest ever payment to a movie star.The DA VINCI CODE actor is set to appear in the prequel novel by author DAN BROWN, ANGELS...

By on 17 April 2007

The Da Vinci Sequel Set To Go Ahead

TOM HANKS and RON HOWARD are set to reunite for the prequel to the smash hit film THE DA VINCI CODE. Despite being slammed by critics, The Da Vinci Code took $758 million (GBP388 million)...

Goldthwait On Board For Police Academy Reunion

American funnyman BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT would love to take part in a POLICE ACADEMY reunion film, because he doesn't want to be known as the "asshole" who fails to turn up. The comedian - born ROBERT...

Eastwood To Direct Jolie?

CLINT EASTWOOD is in talks to direct ANGELINA JOLIE for the first time in creepy new movie THE CHANGELING. Both are currently in negotiations to lead the new film, which will be produced by director...

Bryce Dallas Howard Gives Birth

THE VILLAGE star BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD and her actor-husband SETH GABEL have welcomed a baby boy. Howard, 25, announced she was expecting in August (06) at the British premiere of her movie LADY IN WATER....

Frost/nixon Play Gets Hollywood Makeover

America's Watergate scandal is set to hit the big screen again with a movie adaptation of hit West End play FROST/NIXON. The PETER MORGAN production stars British actor MICHAEL SHEEN as a young DAVID FROST...

Cornish No-show At Premiere

Australian actress ABBIE CORNISH was a no-show at the New York premiere of her new film CANDY, after she was linked to the break-up of REESE WITHERSPOON and RYAN PHILLIPPE. Cornish, 24, has venomously denied...

Pitt And Paltrow Reunite For Film

Former lovers BRAD PITT and GWYNETH PALTROW are reuniting on the big screen for a feature film about former US President RICHARD NIXON. The couple, who were engaged in 1996, previously starred together in the...

Hanks Is America's Most Trusted Celebrity

Oscar-winning actor TOM HANKS has been named the most trusted celebrity in the US by business publication Forbes. The FORREST GUMP star topped a list of 1,500 celebrities ranked for supposed trustworthiness, beating TV star...

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