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Sam Shepard's Dwi Case Dropped

The August: Osage County star was detained by police in Santa Fe on suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI) after leaving a restaurant in the city in May (15). He subsequently pleaded...

Sam Shepard Pleads Not Guilty To Dwi Charge

The August: Osage County star was detained by police in Santa Fe on suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI) after leaving a restaurant in the city on America's Memorial Day holiday. He...

Sam Shepard Busted For Driving While Intoxicated

The August: Osage County star was leaving La Choza restaurant in Santa Fe after enjoying a meal on America's Memorial Day holiday when security guards called police amid concerns for the 71 year...

Sam Rockwell Returning To Broadway

Actor Sam Rockwell is heading back to the Broadway stage in a revival of Sam Shepard's Fool For Love.The Moon star will play one half of a troubled former couple working through its issues in...

Meg Ryan To Direct Ithaca

Meg Ryan will direct 'Ithaca'.The 52-year-old actress is excited to make her directorial debut with the an adaptation of William Saroyan 1943 novel 'The Human Comedy'.Ryan has been quoted saying: '''Ithaca' is a deceptively simple...

'August: Osage County' In Toronto: Why This Darkly Funny Drama Won't Win Oscar Hearts [Trailer + Pictures]

August: Osage County premiered at this week's Toronto International Film Festival to a storm of excitement from early critics and Oscar nudging. However, a few days later the dust has settled around John Wells' adaptation...

'August: Osage County' Premieres At Tiff: How Did The Adaptation Of The Play About Strong Women Fare?

John Wells' August: Osage County adaptation premiered last night at the Toronto International Film Festival after years of being performed as a Pulitzer Prize-winning Tracy Letts play. The movie boasts a star-studded caast, including Meryl...

August: Osage County Unites A Stellar Cast Of Actors, Headed By Meryl Streep

The trailer for August: Osage County hit the airwaves today and, if you didn’t know that was a film you wanted to see, you should now. Generally, just the presence of Meryl Streep on the...

Jessica Lange Rekindling Romance With Shepard?

Tootsie star Jessica Lange has rekindled her romance with ex-boyfriend Sam Shepard, according to a U.S. report.The former couple split after a 27-year romance in 2009, but now it appears the actress and the award-winning...

Woody Harrelson Signs For Out Of The Furnace

Woody Harrelson is to appear in 'Out Of The Furnace'.The 'Hunger Games' actor is expected to play Curtis DeGroat, the leader of a violent crime ring, in the forthcoming thriller, despite Billy Bob Thornton previously...

Jessica Lange And Sam Shepard Split - Two Years Ago

Jessica Lange, the American actress, and her partner Sam Shepard have called time on their relationship, it's been revealed. The media have been a bit slow getting hold of the news however, as it turns...

Jessica Lange's Secret Split From Sam Shepard

Actress Jessica Lange has been secretly single for two years - she quietly separated from her longtime partner, playwright/actor Sam Shepard, in 2009.The Oscar winner began dating Shepard in 1982 and the couple has two...

Sam Shepard Back In The Saddle As Butch Cassidy

Sam Shepard, the 67-year-old American actor now living on a horse ranch in Kentucky, stars as Butch Cassidy in the new South American western movie 'Blackthorn'. The film imagines the classic cowboy had he lived...

Sam Shepard Shocked By Superstitions Of Bolivians

Actor Sam Shepard received a hostile welcome from locals in Potosi and Uyuni, Bolivia while shooting new western Blackthorn - because they were "rife with superstitions" about white visitors.The Right Stuff star filmed the movie...

Sam Shepard To Be Honoured In New York

Playwright/actor Sam Shepard is to be honoured with the first Ellen Stewart Award in New York.Shepard will pick up the honour at the La MaMa 50 Gala at the Ellen Stewart Theatre in October (11)....

Butch Cassidy Remake Planned

A sequel to 'Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid' is being made.Filming on the project is to begin next month, with Sam Shepard playing the role of Butch, originally portrayed by Paul Newman in 1969....

Carl Barat's 'Naked' Album

Carl Barat's solo album has a "naked" sound. The former Libertines frontman wants the collection of songs to be a departure from what people know him for. He said: "It will sound very different because...

Immortal Smoker Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke would "chain-smoke" if he were immortal.The actor admits that playing a vampire in new movie 'Daybreakers' made him consider what life would be like if it never ended and he would be able...

Shepard Pleads Guilty To Dui

Actor/playwright SAM SHEPARD has pleaded guilty to drink driving and speeding. The Notebook star was arrested after he was caught speeding in Normal, Illinois on 3 January (09). Traffic police discovered he had been drinking alcohol...

Shepard Arrested For Speeding And Dui

Actor and playwright SAM SHEPARD has been arrested by U.S. authorities after he was caught speeding and allegedly drink driving, according to reports. The Notebook star was pulled over early on Saturday (03Jan08) morning in...

Another Hollywood Feud Heats Up As Madsen Slams Pitt

RESERVOIR DOGS tough guy MICHAEL MADSEN has attacked his one-time co-star BRAD PITT for not standing up for him and helping him land a leading role in his new movie. Tough guy Madsen was offered...

Eva Marie Confesses To Her Shepard Crush - At 71

Movie veteran EVA MARIE SAINT has fallen for her DON'T COME KNOCKING co-star SAM SHEPARD after playing his mother in the film. The 71-year-old actress admits she was smitten by the shy star, who has...

Ed Harris Takes On Broadway

POLLOCK star ED HARRIS is to make his debut as a Broadway, New York, director next year (05) when he takes charge of pal SAM SHEPARD's FOOL FOR LOVE. Harris, who starred alongside Shepard...

Jessica Lange Sells Up

Veteran actress JESSICA LANGE and longtime boyfriend SAM SHEPARD have placed their hideaway home in Stillwater, Minnesota on the market for $3.3 million (GBP1.8 million). The 12 room home, which sits on 2.5 acres...

Nicholson Celebrates 67th Birthday In Star-studded Style

Actor JACK NICHOLSON celebrated his 67th birthday with the help of a few Hollywood friends this week (ends23APR04) - including bad boys SEAN PENN and NICK NOLTE. The OSCAR-winning legend showed he still...

Shepard Closes Down The Female West?

Movie actor SAM SHEPARD has reportedly ordered an adaptation of his play TRUE WEST to be closed down - because the central male characters were being played by women. According to producer THOMAS HAYS,...

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