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Holbrook Surprised Penn Remembered Him 26 Years Later

Veteran actor HAL HOLBROOK was amazed when SEAN PENN cast him in his recent movie INTO THE WILD, because he hadn't heard from the actor-turned-director since they co-starred in a 1981 TV movie. Holbrook and...

Penn: 'Vaughn Never Sleeps'

Filmmaker SEAN PENN was amazed by VINCE VAUGHN's stamina on the set of acclaimed new movie INTO THE WILD, because the actor never seemed to sleep. Penn, who directed the film, would get up each...

Cruise + Penn Stalked Stars In The Hollywood Hills

TOM CRUISE and SEAN PENN enjoyed a magical night in the Hollywood Hills at the beginning of their acting careers - cruising past legends DUSTIN HOFFMAN, JACK NICHOLSON and MARLON BRANDO's homes. Cruise recalls his...

They Things They Say:

"People say he can't be President. I say 'well he could be if you just vote for him.'" Oscar winner SEAN PENN on his support for Democrat candidate Dennis Kucinich in the 2008 U.S. Presidential...

Juno Joy At Rome Film Festival

Quirky comedy Juno, about an unwanted teenage pregnancy, has won the top prize at the second annual Rome film festival.The Jason Reitman film, taking its UK box at the Times BFI 51st London film festival...

By on 29 October 2007

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SEAN PENN will be honoured with the Best Director award for his latest movie INTO THE WILD at the 19th Palm Springs Film Festival in California in January (08).

Scorsese Back With Leo

Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio are to team up for yet another movie, reports suggest.According to Variety, the legendary director and the Aviator star are to work together for the fourth time on Shutter Island,...

By on 23 October 2007

Penn Encourages Gap Year Students

Actor SEAN PENN is encouraging young people to take time off to travel the world as it helps broaden their horizons. The Mystic River star hopes more youngsters will start taking a break from normal...

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"It's not a real thing. I don't live in Hollywood, I never even talk to anybody from Hollywood." Actor SEAN PENN insists he doesn't buy into the A-list lifestyle.

Penn Calls For Photographers To Be 'Locked Up'

Oscar winner SEAN PENN hates paparazzi photographers so much he wants to see them imprisoned. The Mystic River star has long harboured a resentment towards the paparazzi - he was once arrested for scrapping with...

Penn's Novel Destroyed By Fire

Actor SEAN PENN has seen his hopes of becoming an author dashed after his first novel was lost in a fire. The Oscar winner had spent months writing the unnamed book, but his only copy...

Rome Film Fest Lineup Unveiled

The lid has been lifted on the second Rome Film Fest, which this year features 11 world premieres.Taking centre stage is the long-awaited directorial return of Francis Ford Coppola in Youth Without Youth, based on...

By on 28 September 2007

Resident Evil: Extinction Beats Out Predecessors

Resident Evil: Extinction inched ahead of Resident Evil: Apocalypse on the opening-weekend box-office charts over the weekend, with the latest installment of the franchise earning $23.68 million versus $23 million for the previous sequel in...

Penn Still Sees Brother Chris

SEAN PENN still catches glimpses of his tragic brother CHRIS when he walks past the actor's home. Chris Penn died in January 2006 from an enlarged heart brought on by obesity, but his big brother...

Evil Resides At No. 1

The Resident Evil franchise seemed far from extinct this weekend as Resident Evil: Extinction, starring Milla Jovovich, opened with a better-than-expected $24 million, making it the highest grossing debut of the series, according to studio...

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"He's the least disappointing icon in American film." SEAN PENN on his MYSTIC RIVER director CLINT EASTWOOD....

Dead Adventurer Almost Cost Penn Movie Dream

A dream almost cost SEAN PENN his new movie when the real-life subject of INTO THE WILD visited his mother in her sleep to tell her not to let the Oscar winner tell his story....

Hirsch Lost 41 Pounds For Penn's Wilderness Film

LORDS OF DOGTOWN star EMILE HIRSCH lost 41 pounds (18.5 kilograms) while making wilderness film IN THE WILD with SEAN PENN - because the director insisted on the actor staying fit. In the film Hirsch...

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"I almost got a T-shirt that read I survived SEAN PENN." EMILE HIRSCH on coping with the rigours of shooting IN THE WILD for director Penn, who made the young actor get in shape, hike...

Canada Warns Actors: Anti-smoking Laws To Be Enforced

The government of the Ontario has let it be known that it will not tolerate Hollywood movie stars flouting the Canadian province's anti-smoking laws. Asked by the Canadian CanWest News Service about last year's incident...

Controversial Iranian Film To Close N.y. Film Festival

The Iranian animated film Persepolis, which tied for the Cannes Film Festival's Jury Award last May despite protests from the Iranian government, but was yanked from last month's Bangkok Film Festival following similar protests by...

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"I think we're past that point in human evolution where there's such a thing as winning wars." Campaigning actor SEAN PENN doesn't believe America can 'win' the war in Iraq....

Penn Prefers Talking Politics To Talking Movies

Oscar winner SEAN PENN has dismissed criticism actors shouldn't get involved in humanitarian issues, insisting it's more honourable than promoting a movie. The 46-year-old, who has regularly criticised the policies of U.S. President George W....

Penn Praised By Chavez During Visit To Venezuela

Oscar winner SEAN PENN's anti-war stance has been praised by Venezuelan president HUGO CHAVEZ. during the actor's visit to the South American country. Penn is on a fact-finding tour of the nation, visiting poverty-stricken areas...

Sean Penn To Appear In Movie Critical Of Iran

Sean Penn, who controversially visited Iran as a journalist during the 2005 presidential elections there and wrote a series of articles for the San Francisco Chronicle about his experiences, will lend his voice to the...

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IGGY POP will voice a character alongside Oscar winner SEAN PENN in upcoming animated movie PERSEPOLIS....

Vedder Pens Solo Album For Penn Film

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER is to release his first solo album as a film soundtrack for pal SEAN PENN's new movie INTO THE WILD. The Alive rocker has reportedly written solo tracks for the...

Stone To Film Vietnam Movie With Penn

OLIVER STONE is set to return to the battlefields of Vietnam with new movie PINKVILLE, which will see the Oscar-winning director reteam with actor SEAN PENN. Vietnam veteran Stone, who has previously documented the war...

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A remake of the 1981 film TAPS, which marked the movie debut of SEAN PENN and featured TOM CRUISE's second big screen performance, is in the works....

Eve Dismisses Penn Rumours

Rapper EVE has dismissed claims she is romantically involved with married actor SEAN PENN, insisting they are just friends. Suspicion was aroused when Penn made a late night visit to the hip hop star after...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

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Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

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'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

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