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Basinger To Join 24 Cast?

KIM BASINGER is set to join the cast of hit drama 24 after confessing to star KIEFER SUTHERLAND that she's a huge fan. Basinger has just played opposite Sutherland in thriller THE SENTINEL and is...

Mckellen: 'I Was Wrong About Elijah'

SIR IAN MCKELLEN originally criticised the casting of American stars ELIJAH WOOD and SEAN ASTIN as hobbits in THE LORD OF THE RINGS, because he believed the roles should have been given to English actors...

Astin Lands 24 Role During Chiropractic Session

Actor SEAN ASTIN landed his latest role on the hit series 24 after he cornered the show's creator in his underwear during a chiropractic session. The actor was thrilled when a routine adjustment turned...

Sands Joins 24

British movie star JULIAN SANDS is set to join the cast of spy drama 24 as a billionaire bad guy. The A ROOM WITH A VIEW star will join ROBOCOP actor PETER WELLER and...

Astin Signs On For 24

Actor SEAN ASTIN has become the latest THE LORD OF THE RINGS hobbit to join the cast of a hit TV show, after signing on to help KIEFER SUTHERLAND battle terrorists in the fifth season...

Idol + Astin Team Up For Cat Tale

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN, BILLY IDOL and ALAN CUMMING are among the stars of the latest computer-animated movie - about a group of cool cats. CAT TALE will also reportedly feature...

Astin Battles With Anderson's Bodyguard

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN got into a fight with PAMELA ANDERSON's bodyguard outside of a New York City hotel over the weekend (01-03APR05). The actor had planned a day out...

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...

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