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Penn, Carrey And Del Toro To Take On The Three Stooges

SEAN PENN, JIM CARREY and BENICIO DEL TORO have been lined up to star in a new movie based on 1930s comedy icons THE THREE STOOGES. Director siblings the Farrelly Brothers are behind the new project,...

Penn's Missing Movie Role Was 'Experimental'

SEAN PENN has brushed off rumours he demanded his role in new movie CROSSING OVER be cut because he objected to a controversial scene in the film. Penn shot scenes playing an enforcement agent in the...

Lohan Begging Rogen To Call

LINDSAY LOHAN is appealing to actor SETH ROGEN to get in touch - because she is desperate to star alongside the funnyman in a new SEAN PENN movie. The Mean Girls star reveals she's in talks...

Penn Campaigns For Milk Day

SEAN PENN is urging California lawmakers to officially recognise HARVEY MILK's birthday - a proposal vetoed by Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER last year (08). The actor won an Academy Award for his portrayal of the politician and...

Penn's Colors Co-star Incensed By Outspoken Political Views

Actress MARIA CONCHITA ALONSO has blasted her COLORS co-star SEAN PENN for his outspoken political views about her native Venezuela, insisting he should "shut up" and stop showing his support to the country's "killer" president,...

Hoffman And Penn Shine At Cesar Awards

Hollywood actors DUSTIN HOFFMAN and SEAN PENN were the toast of the French movie industry on Friday (27Feb09) night - with tributes at the annual Cesar Awards. Hoffman received a lifetime achievement prize at the glittering...

Penn Hopes Milk Will Change The Law

Actor SEAN PENN hopes his Oscar-winning performance in MILK will help change laws banning same-sex marriages in America. The star won an Academy Award for his portrayal of gay politician Harvey Milk in the critically acclaimed...

Tv News Producers Debut Documentary On Festival Circuit

Witch Hunt, a documentary produced by two news producers at KNTV, the NBC-owned station covering the San Francisco bay area from San Jose, is being screened at San Jose's Cinequest festival on Saturday after a...

Penn Lashes Out At Oscars Protesters

SEAN PENN has blasted the anti-gay protesters who ruined his Oscars on Sunday (22Feb09), insisting it's time they grew up and stopped hurting others. Penn, who won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of gay...

Asian Gays Angered By Oscar Censorship

STAR-TV, an Asian satellite TV service controlled by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, censored Academy Awards speeches by Sean Penn and writer Dustin Lance Black when they referred to gays and lesbians, the Associated Press reported...

Jackman Effect Boosts Oscar Ratings By Four Million

The comedic, musical presenting of Oscars host Hugh Jackman helped the ceremony acquire four million extra viewers after a record low in 2008.Last year's audience of 32 million was the smallest ever measure for an...

By on 24 February 2009

Penn Blasts Anti-gay Protesters

SEAN PENN has hit out at anti-gay demonstrators who lined the streets outside the Academy Awards on Sunday (22Feb09) to protest against same-sex marriage. The star won the Best Actor Oscar at the ceremony for his...

Oscars Glory For Penn, Winslet, Ledger, Cruz And Slumdog Millionaire

SEAN PENN, KATE WINSLET, PENELOPE CRUZ, the late HEATH LEDGER and movie sensation SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE were the big winners at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood. Penn scooped the Best Actor prize for his role as...

Oscars Glory For Penn, Winslet, Ledger, Cruz And Slumdog Millionaire

SEAN PENN, KATE WINSLET, PENELOPE CRUZ, the late HEATH LEDGER and movie sensation SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE were the big winners at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood. Penn scooped the Best Actor prize for his role as...

Slumdog Millionaire Strikes Lucky At Academy Awards

Slumdog Millionaire has dominated the 81st annual Oscars, with eight awards including best picture.Danny Boyle's Mumbai-set drama, which tells of a boy from the slums appearing on the Indian version of Who Wants to Be...

By on 23 February 2009

Penn's Politics Helped Land Milk Role

Director GUS VAN SANT was desperate to cast SEAN PENN in Oscar-nominated film MILK - because the actor's controversial political stances made him ideal for the lead role. Penn has famously supported controversial politicians including Cuban...

Rourke Tips Penn For Oscar Glory

MICKEY ROURKE is hoping SEAN PENN lands the Best Actor Oscar over him - because he credits the MILK star with turning his life around.The pair is competing for the gong at this month's (22Feb09)...

Winslet, Pitt And Jolie Arrive For Bafta Ceremony

Kate Winslet, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are among the nominees attending this evening's British Academy Film awards.Winslet, 33, is nominated twice in the best actress category, for her performances in Revolutionary Road and The...

By on 08 February 2009

Winslet, Pitt And Jolie Expected At Bafta Ceremony

Kate Winslet, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are among the nominees expected to attend this evening's British Academy Film awards.Winslet, 33, is nominated twice in the best actress category, for her performances in Revolutionary Road...

By on 08 February 2009

Penn: 'I Should Be Competing For An Oscar With Del Toro'

SEAN PENN is stunned pal BENICIO DEL TORO hasn't been recognised for his portrayal of revolutionary CHE GUEVARA in biopic CHE.Penn singled out Del Toro as one name the film award organisations had overlooked during...

Penn Rages About Modelling Actors

SEAN PENN is sickened by his movie star peers who sign up to model for clothing companies and designers - because he thinks they should concentrate on acting. The Oscar nominee has no time for stars...

Slumdog Adds To Its Awards Haul

Extending its lead in the Oscar race, Slumdog Millionaire received the top honor at the Producers Guild of America's awards ceremony on Saturday. Accepting the Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award, British producer...

Actors Union Honour Streep, Penn And Slumdog

Meryl Streep and Sean Penn were the major winners at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday evening.Mamma Mia! star Streep was named best actress for Doubt while Penn bounced back from disappointment at...

By on 26 January 2009

Pitt Delighted To Be Up Against Penn And Rourke

BRAD PITT is thrilled with his Oscar nomination for THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON, because he will compete against his idols SEAN PENN and MICKEY ROURKE. The Hollywood superstar has been given a nod...

Oscar Nominees Announced

Hollywood's strategy of releasing its more "artistic" films in December so that they would be fresh in the minds of Oscar voters, appeared to have paid off in spades when nominations were announced early today...

Academy Award Nominees To Be Unveiled

The nominees for the 2009 Academy awards are to be revealed in Beverly Hills later today.Favourites for success at the 81st Oscars include Golden Globe winner Slumdog Millionaire, British actress Kate Winslet and the late...

By on 22 January 2009

Slumdog Millionaire Is Critics' Choice

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire , which has been piling up more pre-Oscar awards than any other film, added another on Thursday from the Broadcast Film Critics Association. At its Critics Choice awards ceremony in Santa...

Stars Come Out For Palm Springs Awards

ANNE HATHAWAY, SEAN PENN and LEONARDO DiCAPRIO were among the winners at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in California on Tuesday (06Jan09) night. A host of Hollywood's big names turned out for...

Alternative Press Critics Pick Wall-e

It hardly seems that it would be a likely choice for the film critics who write for the alternative press, but Disney/Pixar's WALL-E has been named best film of 2008 in the ninth annual Village...

Rourke Denies Attacking Penn

MICKEY ROURKE has denied launching a verbal attack on SEAN PENN - after a website alleged the THE WRESTLER star had called his fellow actor "homophobic". Celebrity site the Daily Beast claims that Rourke sent...

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