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Astin Returns To Sport

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN is getting sporty again for a new family baseball film. The actor, who shot to stardom in cult American football movie RUDY, will play a real-life...

Astin To Be A Dad Again?

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN is set to become a dad for a third time, after announcing to pals his wife CHRISTINE is pregnant. According to America's STAR magazine, 31-year-old Astin made...

Astin's Poker Humiliation

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN fears he will never live down his humiliating performance on TV gambling show CELEBRITY POKER. The actor, who played hobbit SAM GAMGEE in the movie trilogy,...

Patty Duke 'Up And Walking'

LATEST: THE MIRACLE WORKER star PATTY DUKE was up and walking on Friday (05NOV04), just two days after cardiac surgery. The OSCAR-winning actress, mother of LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN, has been...

Patty Duke Recovering From Heart Bypass Surgery

LATEST: VALLEY OF THE DOLLS star PATTY DUKE is in fair condition after undergoing single bypass surgery yesterday (03NOV04). The 57-year-old actress is currently in the intensive care unit at the North Idaho Heart...

Astin Recalls Mother's Rages

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN has spoken out for the first time about his years of anguish at the hands of his manic depressive mother PATTY DUKE. Sean and his younger brother...

Astin Calls Four Men Dad

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN is surrounded by so much confusion about the true identity of his biological father, he now regards four men as his dads. Astin was told by his...

Perry's A Poker Loser

MATTHEW PERRY has joined FRIENDS co-star DAVID SCHWIMMER as a TV poker loser. The actor was the third of four celebrities who went bust in the second series of CELEBRITY POKER CHALLENGE, which aired...

Patty Duke Finally Agrees To Walk Of Fame Honour

Veteran actress PATTY DUKE is finally getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame - 50 years after entering the world of showbusiness. While relative newcomers such as BRITNEY SPEARS already have their...

Lord Of The Rings Stars Partied With Fans After Oscars

ELIJAH WOOD and his LORD OF THE RINGS co-stars shunned a host of post-OSCAR bashes - to party with thousands of fans instead. Wood, SEAN ASTIN, BILLY BOYD and DOMINIC MONAGHAN made their way...

Lord Of The Rings Stars' Lucky Charms

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING's OSCARS sweep was helped along with the green gemstone necklaces the castmembers wore to the ceremony. The movie picked up all of its 11...

Astin Heads For Vegas

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN is making a movie into TV, after signing to star in an upcoming episode of JAMES CAAN's new series LAS VEGAS. Astin's character LLOYD will win $1...

Peter Jackson Wins Another Award

THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy director PETER JACKSON has been honoured with yet another award - this time at the SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL on Saturday (31JAN04). The New Zealander accepted the MODERN...

Return Of The King Dominates Britain's Empire Awards

LORD OF THE RINGS conclusion THE RETURN OF THE KING is the frontrunner at this year's (04) SONY ERICSSON EMPIRE AWARDS - after scooping an impressive eight nominations. The PETER JACKSON-directed epic was nominated...

Sting Teams Up With Sean Paul

British rocker STING has teamed up with dancehall star SEAN PAUL for an unlikely collaboration at the upcoming GRAMMY AWARDS next month (FEB04). The pair have been added to the performance roster for the...

Sean Astin To Direct Marvel Comic Movie?

LORD OF THE RINGS actor SEAN ASTIN plans to make his directing debut on the long-awaited FANTASTIC FOUR movie - if studio bosses give him the go-ahead. The 32-year-old star hopes to film the...

Patty Duke Selling Home On Ebay

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN is proud of his mother PATTY DUKE's grip on modern technology - she's selling her home on auction website eBAY. VALLEY OF THE DOLLS star Duke, 57,...

Sean Astin Glad Rings Is Over

Hollywood actor SEAN ASTIN is glad the media circus surrounding the LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy is coming to an end, because it means he can concentrate on his next career move. The 32-year-old...

Sean Astin Declares Political Ambition

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN is planning to step away from the movie world - to become a politician. The American actor, 31, is an avid follower of all things political...

Sean Astin To Break Into Politics?

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN hopes to follow a career in politics - but wants to work his way up from the bottom. The 31-year-old actor - who plays SAMWISE GAMGEE...

Sean's Not Jealous Of Heart-throb Orlando

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN is happy co-star ORLANDO BLOOM gets all the female attention - because it would drive him mad. The GOONIES actor, who plays chubby Hobbit SAM, is looking forward...

Astin's Clever Trip To Harvard

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN has been left feeling superclever by rocket scientists at one of America's top universities. The movie star, who plays HOBBIT SAMWISE GAMGEE in the Lord of The...

Goonies Sequel Ready To Go

A sequel to eighties classic THE GOONIES is set to start shooting once returning star SEAN ASTIN has finished filming reshoots on THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING. Director RICHARD...

Cyrus' Premature Fatherhood

Country star BILLY RAY CYRUS found it amusing playing KIM BASINGER's father in recently-shot drama ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING - because he's seven years younger than her. But there is, at least, a...

Lord Of The Rings Stars Tussle Over Trinket

LORD OF THE RINGS star ELIJAH WOOD is fuming after discovering he's not the only cast-member with the fabled gold band from the sci-fi trilogy. Wood, who was given one of the bands used...

Dickinson To Play Basinger's Mum

ANGIE DICKINSON is to play KIM BASINGER's mother in a movie reunion for the brains behind comedy smash MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING. Producers TOM HANKS and RITA WILSON will join forces with director...

Astin Turns Hero In The Darkness

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN turned hero in one of New York's darkest hours when he helped Harlem police aid stranded people during last week's (ends15AUG03) blackout. Astin was on his way...

Lord Of The Rings And Spider.man Lead Mtv Movie Nominations

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS and SPIDER-MAN lead the nominees for the 2003 MTV MOVIE AWARDS with five nods apiece. The second installment in JRR TOLKIEN's fantasy trilogy picked up nominations...

Dorff And Astin To Play Druggies

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN and brooding actor STEVEN DORFF are to team up as drug dealers in new independent movie THE MULE. They will play two Hollywood stuntmen who turn to...

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