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Penn: 'Gays Died Because Milk Was Killed'

Fewer gays would have lost their lives to AIDS if San Francisco city supervisor HARVEY MILK hadn't been assassinated in his prime, according to SEAN PENN. Penn, who plays Milk - America's first elected gay...

Penn Weighs In On Madonna/ritchie Divorce At Award Ceremony

SEAN PENN snubbed his ex-wife MADONNA and pledged his support for her estranged husband GUY RITCHIE, as he accepted BAFTA/LA's Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film at a Hollywood ceremony on Thursday (07Nov08)....

Stars Turn Out For Newman's Fundraiser

A host of stars including TOM HANKS, JACK NICHOLSON, JULIA ROBERTS and SEAN PENN turned out for an annual fundraiser for late actor PAUL NEWMAN's children's charity. Newman died after a battle with cancer on...

Penn Pays Chavez Second Visit

American actor SEAN PENN has rejoined the political dialogue in Venezuela after meeting the country's president for a second time since 2007. Venezuela's state-run news agency reports Penn accompanied Hugo Chavez during the inspection of...

Penn Wowed His Wife With First Date Costume

SEAN PENN wooed his wife ROBIN WRIGHT PENN on their very first date, by making her laugh in a ridiculous outfit. The husband-and-wife of twelve years are back together after a brief split earlier this...

Penn Texts Madonna To Boast About Gay Kiss

SEAN PENN was so excited he had experienced his first same-sex kiss with MILK co-star JAMES FRANCO - he immediately texted gay icon MADONNA to boast. Penn stars alongside Franco in the forthcoming biopic of...

Danny Boyle Closes London Film Festival

Famed film producer DANNY BOYLE'S latest release SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE has been selected to close this years LONDON FILM FESTIVAL. Its 12 years since Boyles TRAINSPOTTING visited the slums of Edinburgh and this time its Mumbai...

50 Facts For Madonna's 50th Birthday

1. Madonna has appeared in 22 movies.2. Madonna was named as the best-selling female rock artist of the 20th Century by The Recording Industry Association of America, also being the second best-selling female artist in...

Penns Sell Up And Make A Profit

SEAN PENN and his wife ROBIN WRIGHT PENN are set to make a $13 million (GBP6.5 million) profit after putting their Marin County, California home on the market. The couple bought the estate for $2.1...

Penn Fooled By Spider-man Star's Fake Penis

Movie star SEAN PENN felt sure his onscreen gay lover in new biopic MILK was a big boy - because JAMES FRANCO wore a prosthetic penis for naked scenes. The Spider-Man hunk strapped on a...

Franco Uncomfortable With Penn Kissing Scenes

SPIDER-MAN star JAMES FRANCO felt awkward kissing SEAN PENN in the upcoming HARVEY MILK biopic MILK because the smooch wasn't exactly a quick peck on the cheek. The two men play gay lovers in the...

Madonna And Brother's Odd Relationship

MADONNA and her brother CHRISTOPHER CICCONE lived like husband-and-wife following her divorce from actor SEAN PENN, he reveals in his new tell-all book. He claims she turned to him after the 1989 divorce, and he...

De Facto Strike? What De Facto Strike?

A spokesman for the semi-official group that coordinates the issuance of production permits for location shooting in Los Angeles has taken issue with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which said that the...

De Niro Says Actors Should 'Do Homework' Over Strike Plans

Robert De Niro has recommended that actors fully consider the ramifications of striking over a new pay dispute.The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) has recommended that its members strike over a failure to agree a deal...

By on 07 July 2008

Sean Penn Urges Actors Not To Accept Pay Deal

Actor Sean Penn has urged actors not to vote for a deal proposed by the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA).The deal on working conditions and pay is aimed at avoiding a potential...

By on 06 July 2008

Penn Urges Screen Actors Guild Members To Vote Down Deal

SEAN PENN has joined the acting unions battle in Hollywood, urging his fellow Screen Actors Guild members not to vote for a new deal proposed by the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)....

Sag, Amptp Adjourn Talks Until Next Week

Representatives of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers met for four hours on Wednesday with leaders of the Screen Actors Guild to answer questions about their final offer to the union. The AMPTP...

'Split' Penns Enjoy Another Night Out

SEAN PENN and ROBIN WRIGHT PENN fuelled speculation their marriage has been saved by dining out together in Los Angeles on Friday night (13Jun08). The couple was spotted enjoying a romantic meal at restaurant Madeo....

Surprise Winner At Cannes Film Festival

Director Laurence Cantet's Entre les Murs (The Class), a film about a year in the life of suburban Parisian students, was the surprise winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday. It...

The Class Wins Palme D'or At Cannes

French film The Class, about life in a Paris school, has won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival.Using real students and teachers the film follows the lives of the school's inhabitants for...

By on 26 May 2008

Penn: 'I Will Not Favour Eastwood'

Actor SEAN PENN has refuted reports he will be biased towards friend CLINT EASTWOOD's film entry for the Palme D'Or award at this year's (08) Cannes International Film Festival. The Hollywood star is the 2008...

All Eyes On Blindness At Cannes

The 62nd annual Cannes Film Festival gets under way tonight (Wednesday) with a screening of Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles apocalyptic thriller Blindness, about a plague of blindness that sweeps the world. The opening-night film is...

Vedder + Penn Join Protest Film

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER, JACKSON BROWNE and SEAN PENN are to star in a new documentary that highlights celebrity activism. Vedder and Penn performed as part of a song and spoken word concert in...

Penn Sets Off On Protest Tour With Coachella Revellers

LATEST: SEAN PENN played the Pied Piper of activism at the Coachella Festival on Monday (28Apr08) when he set off on a protest trip to New Orleans, Louisiana with buses loaded with event revellers. The...

Penn Lands Coachella Stage Slot To Launch Activism Trip

Movie star and activist SEAN PENN has become the latest name added to the Coachella Festival bill. Two weeks after Prince was given the headlining slot on Saturday night (26Apr08) to boost ticket sales, actor/director...

Eastwood And Soderbergh Top Cannes Lineup

New films from Clint Eastwood and Steven Soderbergh are to be premiered at the 2008 Cannes film festival, it has been announced.Eastwood's Changeling, a thriller about the kidnapping of a child, starring Angelina Jolie, John...

By on 23 April 2008

Actors Sean Penn And Robin Wright Withdraw Divorce Petition

Sean Penn and his wife Robin Wright Penn have decided to give their marriage another try after withdrawing their petition for a divorce.The Hollywood pair had begun divorce proceedings in December, with Wright Penn citing...

By on 11 April 2008

Penn Hails Mailer At Memorial

Oscar-winning actor SEAN PENN paid tribute to late writer NORMAN MAILER at a memorial service in New York on Wednesday (09Apr08) night. The Mystic River star hailed Mailer, who died of renal failure at the...

Penns Reunite At Vedder Gig

SEAN PENN fuelled reports he and his estranged wife are back together when he dedicated a song to her at a concert in San Francisco, California on Tuesday night (08Apr08). The Oscar winner and Robin...

Pitt Pays His Own Way On Texas Location Shoot

The independently produced Tree of Life , written and directed by Terrence Malick (The New World, The Thin Red Line, Days of Heaven), is being shot in Texas on such a tight budget that the two...

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