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Steven Berkoff To Play Saddam Hussein

The former Bond baddie, who played General Orlov in Octopussy, has landed the role of a real life villain in Dinner with Saddam, a new political satire by Anthony Horowitz set around the...

Michael Jackson's Heal The World Girl Grew Up To Become A War Widow

Ashley Farrell beat out over 100 kids to become the sweet-voiced girl who insisted "we have to think about making the world a better place for our children and our children's children" just...

Robert Pattinson Set For Saddam Hussein Movie

Robert Pattinson will star in Saddam Hussein movie 'Mission: Blacklist'. The 25-year-old actor - who is currently in Canada reshooting scenes for the last 'Twilight' film alongside girlfriend Kristen Stewart - will play a leading...

Robert Pattinson To Star In Saddam Hussein Movie

British actor Robert Pattinson has signed up to star in a new movie detailing the capture of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.The Twilight star will appear in new thriller Mission: Blacklist, which has been adapted from...

Robert Pattinson Joins Mission: Blacklist

Robert Pattinson has joined the cast of 'Mission: Blacklist'. The British actor - best known for portraying vampire Edward Cullen in the vampire movie series 'Twilight' - will take a leading role in the military...

Susan Sarandon: Us Government Tapped My Phone

Susan Sarandon claims the US government has tapped her phone. The actress and liberal anti-war activist alleges she was denied security clearance to the White House and has discovered her phone was bugged through two...

Sacha Baron Cohen Spills Kim Jong-il 'Ashes' Over Ryan Seacrest

Sacha Baron Cohen has spilled the ''ashes'' of Kim Jong-Il over Ryan Seacrest on the Oscars red carpet.The 40-year-old 'Borat' star arrived at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles dressed as General Aladeen - his...

Sacha Baron Cohen Spills Kim Jong-il 'Ashes' Over Ryan Seacrest

Sacha Baron Cohen has spilled the ''ashes'' of Kim Jong-Il over Ryan Seacrest on the Oscars red carpet.The 40-year-old 'Borat' star arrived at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles dressed as General Aladeen - his...

Cooper Tackled Hussein Movie After Big Stars Snubbed Role

Dominic Cooper is proud of himself for tackling the role of Saddam Hussein's sadistic son in new drama The Devil's Double - because several actors turned down the controversial part.The Mamma Mia! star takes on...

Dominic Cooper's Childhood Acting Ambition Fulfilled

Dominic Cooper got to fulfil one of his childhood ambitions in 'Captain America: The First Avenger'. The British actor had been captivated ever since he saw 1985 movie 'Back to the Future' - in which...

Dominic Cooper Set To Star In Gotti

Dominic Cooper is set to star in 'Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father' after "blowing away" bosses.Barry Levinson - director of the Mafia film, which is set to star John Travolta and Al Palcino...

Cooper Snapped Up The Devil's Double To Avoid Typecasting

Actor Dominic Cooper jumped at the chance to portray Saddam Hussein's sadistic son in new drama The Devil's Double, because he was desperate to move away from his breakthrough role in movie musical Mamma Mia!.The...

Cooper Found Himself Behaving Like Hussein's Son Off Camera

Actor Dominic Cooper became so "absorbed" in his new film role as Saddam Hussein's eldest son Uday, he found himself behaving more and more like the sadistic heir in his personal life.The Mamma Mia! star...

Osama Killing Was Taped, But Will It Ever Be Shown?

The Navy SEAL strike that killed Osama bin Laden on Sunday was reportedly watched by President Obama and White House staffers as it occurred, thanks to tiny cameras integrated into the helmets of the strike...

Violence Against Media Pyramids In Egypt

In what today's (Thursday) New York Times described as "an apparently coordinated campaign that is intended to stifle the flow of news that could further undermine the government," reporters -- particularly TV reporters and their...

Cohen To Play Hussein Character In New Comedy

Funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN is set to play a ruthless leader inspired by late Iraqi president SADDAM HUSSEIN in new comedy THE DICTATOR.The Borat creator has signed up to play the tyrannic former president in...

Sacha Baron Cohen To Play The Dictator

Sacha Baron Cohen is to portray a Saddam Hussein-inspired character in a new movie. The British actor - famed for his parody movies based on outrageous characters, including Kazakhstani reporter Borat and Austrian fashionista Bruno...

Movie Reviews Fair Game

Thus far virtually every film that has had the Iraq war as its backdrop has struggled at the box office -- and that includes the one that won the Academy Award as last year's best...

Cooper Struggled Playing 'Horrible' Hussein

British actor DOMINIC COOPER found it difficult portraying SADDAM HUSSEIN's son and his doppelganger in new thriller THE DEVIL'S DOUBLE - because the two men had completely different personalities.The Mamma Mia! star took on the...

Fox Revels As Hussein's Favourite Actor

Veteran British actor EDWARD FOX is delighted he is popular among the political elite - even if his biggest fan was the late SADDAM HUSSEIN. Fox, 68, rose to fame as the lead in the...

Fox Revels As Hussein's Favourite Actor

Veteran British actor EDWARD FOX is delighted he is popular among the political elite - even if his biggest fan was the late SADDAM HUSSEIN. Fox, 68, rose to fame as the lead in the...

David Byrne Blasts Bush + Cheney

Pop legend DAVID BYRNE has accused US President GEORGE W BUSH and Vice President DICK CHENEY of leading America in the same way as the late SADDAM HUSSEIN led Iraq. The former TALKING HEADS frontman...

Macdonald Considers Saddam Movie

Director KEVIN MACDONALD has refused to rule out documenting SADDAM HUSSEIN's last days on film, but insists now is not the time to give the Iraqi tyrant's last moments a Hollywood makeover. The 39-year-old Scot...

Gibson's Apocalypto Sparks Ratings Row In Italy

MEL GIBSON's bloody epic APOCALYPTO has become the subject of a film rating legal battle in Italy after the country's cinema review board ruled the movie could be seen by kids. The surprise decision comes...

Moby Condemns Saddam Hanging

Politically-minded musician MOBY has condemned the execution of Iraqi dictator SADDAM HUSSEIN - insisting it was against God's will. The former tyrant was hanged in Baghdad on Saturday (30DEC06) after being convicted of crimes against...

Saddam Hussein Executed

Former Iraqi President SADDAM HUSSEIN has been executed by hanging for crimes against humanity. The death sentence was carried out just before 6am local time at a secure facility in northern Baghdad and witnessed by...

Flowers' Christmas Eyesore

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS' Christmas went with a bang back in the early 1990s - when an unfortunate mishap saw the star almost losing an eye. The SOMEBODY TOLD ME singer had an accident...

Barr Slams Arnold At Comic Relief

Comedienne ROSEANNE BARR snubbed her ex-husband TOM ARNOLD's offer of friendship at the Comic Relief charity telecast on Saturday (18NOV06). The funnywoman, 54, and TRUE LIES actor, 47, divorced in 1994 after a rocky four...

Eastwood Takes Aim At President Bush's Iraq War Strategy

CLINT EASTWOOD has fired off at PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH for his attempts to take charge in Iraq, insisting he should have simply looked for a "less mean" dictator to replace SADDAM HUSSEIN. The actor/director...

Baldwin: 'Basinger Compared Me To Saddam Hussein'

ALEC BALDWIN insists ex-wife KIM BASINGER made him feel so awful about himself and his capability as a father, he wanted to "die". The Hollywood star split up with Basinger in 2002 and has been...

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