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Kate Winslet And Sam Mendes Split

Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes have split.The 34-year-old actress split from the 'American Beauty' director earlier this year after six years of marriage. A statement from law firm Schillings said: "Kate and Sam are saddened...

Leonardo Dicaprio's Winslet Pal

Leonardo DiCaprio remains close to Kate Winslet. The 35-year-old actor, who first worked with Kate on 1997 blockbuster movie 'Titanic', admitted the film had a profound effect on both of them because of the media...

Sam Mendes To Direct Bond?

Sam Mendes may direct the next James Bond film. The British-born director - who is married to 'Titanic' star Kate Winslet - is rumoured to be the front-runner to take charge of the next instalment...

The Name's Mendes, Sam Mendes!

British director SAM MENDES is in talks to take charge of the next JAMES BOND movie.The Jarhead filmmaker, who is married to Kate Winslet, will take charge of the 23rd 007 adventure if Bond producers...

Mendes To Take Willy Wonka To The Stage

Oscar-winning director SAM MENDES is bringing children's classic CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to the stage.Roald Dahl's beloved book has already been turned into two successful Hollywood movies, convincing Mendes the story could be a...

Mendes Feels Effects Of Recession

SAM MENDES insists Hollywood movies are now "almost impossible to make" as a result of the global financial crisis.The director admits the economic downturn means leading film studios will struggle to finance "serious" movies like...

Scarlett Johansson's No Work Rule

Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds refuse to discuss their careers with one another.The couple - who married in a secret ceremony last September - insist the key to making their relationship work is by banning...

Mendes Told Krasinski To Turn Down The Office

SAM MENDES tried to convince JOHN KRASINSKI to turn down his role on the U.S. version of THE OFFICE - because he didn't think the actor could carry of comedy.The filmmaker, who first met Krasinski...

Mendes Embarrasses Krasinski With Sex Scene

SAM MENDES had a shock in store for JOHN KRASINSKI on the opening day of shooting AWAY WE GO - the director made him film an intimate sex scene with MAYA RUDOLPH.The American Beauty filmmaker...

Kate Winslet's Intimate Wig

Kate Winslet wore a pubic wig for 'The Reader'.The Oscar-winning actress had to bare all for the Holocaust movie and producers took measures to ensure her body was consistent with the era.She told Allure magazine:...

Edinburgh Film Festival Line Up Revealed

The line up for this year's Edinburgh Film Festival has been officially unveiled.Organisers had already revealed that the event will open with the new movie from SAM MENDES, road-trip flick AWAY WE GO. It has...

By on 07 May 2009

Mendes Cancels Opera Debut

SAM MENDES has pulled out of directing his first opera at the 2010 Glyndebourne Festival in England. The acclaimed theatre director was due to helm a production of Mozart's Don Giovanni for his highly-anticipated opera debut...

Sam Mendes To Open Edinburgh Film Festival

SAM MENDES is set to open the Edinburgh International Film Festival with his latest picture, it has been revealed. The director will show his new road-trip comedy AWAY WE GO as the curtain raiser for...

By on 15 April 2009

Cabaret Stars' Tributes To Richardson

Tragic actress NATASHA RICHARDSON has been honoured by director SAM MENDES and actor ALAN CUMMING, who worked with her during her Tony-winning Broadway run in CABARET. Cumming and Richardson scooped respective Tony Awards for Lead Actor...

Natasha Richardson Dies Aged 45

British actress Natasha Richardson has died as a result of head injuries sustained during a skiing accident in Canada.The 45-year-old fell during a lesson on a beginners' slope at the luxury Mont Trembland resort on...

By on 19 March 2009

Kate Winslet Beats Self To Claim Best Actress

British actress Kate Winslet was named best actress at the Bafta film awards on Sunday, having been nominated twice for the prize.The 33-year-old Golden Globe winner took the accolade for her turn in The Reader,...

By on 09 February 2009

Hanks Sparked Winslet's Hunt For Mendes Collaboration

KATE WINSLET was desperate to work with her husband SAM MENDES on a movie project after TOM HANKS lavished praise on the filmmaker. Hanks worked with the director on 2002 drama Road To Perdition and was...

Mendes Taps August For Preacher Script

Director SAM MENDES is working with screenwriter JOHN AUGUST to turn his dream of making a movie version of graphic novel PREACHER into a reality. The American Beauty filmmaker has been desperate to turn the cult...

Winslet And Mendes Fly Separately For Kids

KATE WINSLET and her husband SAM MENDES avoid flying on the same airplane - because they are terrified it will crash and leave their young children orphaned. The couple, who are raising their son Joe...

Mendes Slammed In Broadway Legend's Memoir

KATE WINSLET's director husband SAM MENDES has been hit with scathing criticism in a new tell-all book by a Broadway legend - slamming his theatre work. Tony-winning playwright Arthur Laurents hits out at Mendes for...

Perfectionist Winslet Bugged Mendes About Film Over Dinner

Actress KATE WINSLET refused to let her director husband SAM MENDES rest after a day at work together on the set of REVOLUTIONARY ROAD because she was so pre-occupied with perfecting her scenes. The 33-year-old,...

Winslet, Slumdog Lead British Charge At Golden Globes

Kate Winslet has scooped both main acting awards at the Golden Globes on a night when Slumdog Millionaire was honoured four times.As the Hollywood awards season got underway in earnest, Winslet, 33, made it sixth...

By on 12 January 2009

Stars Prepare For Golden Globe Awards

The Hollywood award season kicks into gear today as stars prepare to attend the Golden Globe awards.Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Judi Dench, Kirstin Scott Thomas and Hugh Laurie are all in the running for top...

By on 11 January 2009

Winslet Plans Two Dates A Week With Husband

KATE WINSLET keeps the romance alive in her marriage by arranging two dates a week with her film director husband SAM MENDES. The busy British couple married in 2003 and, with parenting and film work,...

Winslet Knew She Would Marry Mendes

Hollywood actress KATE WINSLET experienced love at first sight the day she set eyes on husband SAM MENDES. The Heavenly Creatures star met Mendes in 2001, shortly after the break-up of her first marriage to...

Movie Reviews Revolutionary Road

In an addition to five wide releases opening over the holiday weekend, three other films are opening in limited release in order to qualify for Oscar nominations. The three are Revolutionary Road, Last Chance Harvey,...

Winslet Feared Rows On Revolutionary Road

KATE WINSLET was nervous before shooting new movie REVOLUTIONARY ROAD - because the film was directed by her husband SAM MENDES. The actress insists she was "impatient" to work with her filmmaker husband of five...

Dicaprio And Winslet's On-screen Relationship Encouraged By Mendes

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and KATE WINSLET's love scenes in forthcoming movie REVOLUTIONARY ROAD had to be sexed up - by the actress' director husband SAM MENDES. The Hollywood stars play a couple in the film and...

Mendes Hunting For Script For Preacher Movie

Director SAM MENDES is desperate to turn cult comic book PREACHER into a movie - if only he could find the perfect script. The American Beauty filmmaker was rumoured to be working on bringing the...

Sam Mendes 'Needs Script' To Make Preacher Film

Sam Mendes has explained that his recently-announced adaptation of the controversial comic book series Preacher is at the very earliest stages of development.It was announced last week that the American Beauty director and Columbia Pictures...

By on 07 November 2008

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