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Vedder Wins First Globe

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER picked up his first Golden Globe award on Sunday night (13Jan08) for one of the songs he penned for pal SEAN PENN's INTO THE WILD film. Vedder's prize was announced...

Wright Laughs Off Penn Adultery Reports

LATEST: ROBIN WRIGHT has dismissed reports she served her husband SEAN PENN with divorce papers after finding the actor in bed with two other women as "laughable". Wright, who filed for divorce in California on...

Penn + Anderson Nominated For Dga's Best Director Prize

SEAN PENN and PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON are among the filmmakers nominated for the prestigious Best Director Of 2007 honour by the Directors Guild Of America (DGA). Penn and Anderson have received the nod for their...

Dga Announces 2007 Nominees

Sean Penn, known more for his acting abilities than his directorial talent, was nevertheless among the nominees for best filmmaker announced by the Directors Guild of America Tuesday. Penn was nominated for his Into the...

Penn Accused Of Infidelity

SEAN PENN was served with divorce papers by his wife ROBIN after the actress allegedly found him in bed with two other women. American magazine Star has revealed details of the couple's last weekend together...

Into The Wild Dominates Palm Springs Film Festival Awards

INTO THE WILD emerged the big winner at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on Saturday (05Jan08), netting two awards including Director Of The Year for SEAN PENN. The movie's star Emile Hirsch was also...

Sean Penn Named President Of Cannes Jury

The Cannes Film Festival announced Wednesday that Sean Penn will serve as jury president at the 2008 festival, which begins May 14 and ends May 25. In a statement, Penn observed that in recent years...

Penn Heads Cannes Jury

Hollywood actor SEAN PENN is to head the jury at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, it has been announced. The 47-year-old star - who won an Oscar in 2004 for his role in Mystic River...

Sean Penn To Be President Of Cannes Jury

SEAN PENN has been named as the new president of the Cannes Film Festival jury.The actor, writer and director will follow in the footsteps of EMIR KUSTURICA, STEPHEN FREARS and WONG KAR-WAI.In a statement, Penn...

By on 03 January 2008

Penn To Paper For Divorce

Sean Penn and his wife Robin Wright Penn have begun divorce proceedings, a magazine reports.People claims Penn, who won an Oscar three years ago for his role in Mystic River, had his petition to file...

By on 29 December 2007

Penn + Wright Divorce

Actor SEAN PENN and wife ROBIN WRIGHT are divorcing after 11 years of marriage. According to People.com, the divorce was confirmed by the couple's spokesperson Mara Buxbaum. The Mystic River star married Wright in 1996...

Into The Wild Score Four Sag Nominations

Actor-turned-director SEAN PENN's INTO THE WILD leads the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards with four nominations. The drama - which is based on the book of the same name by Jon Krakauer, about the life...

Into The Wild Score Four Sag Nominations

Actor-turned-director SEAN PENN's INTO THE WILD leads the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards with four nominations. The drama - which is based on the book of the same name by Jon Krakauer, about the life...

Afi Announce 2007 Top Ten

Pregnancy comedy Knocked Up has been named on the list of the ten most outstanding movies of 2007, compiled by the American Film Institute (AFI).The Judd Apatow-directed film - one of the biggest box-office successes...

By on 17 December 2007

Penn Leads Critics' Choice Nominees

Actor/director SEAN PENN's new film INTO THE WILD is leading the pack at the 13th annual Critics' Choice Awards, after picking up seven nominations. The adventure movie is up for awards including Best Picture, Best...

Press Goes Wild For Penn

Sean Penn's Into the Wild has headed the list of nominees for the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA).The scenic drama - an adaptation of John Krakauer's book regarding the life of US vagabond Christopher McCandless...

By on 12 December 2007

Stars Shoot Short Movies For Striking Writers

A host of movie stars including SEAN PENN, WOODY ALLEN, TIM ROBBINS and HOLLY HUNTER have pledged their support for striking members of the writing union by shooting a series of short films. The clips...

Penn + Krakauer Pay Cocktail Tribute To Dead Wanderer

SEAN PENN and author JON KRAKAUER celebrated the life of real-life hero CHRIS MCCANDLESS by sipping the tragic adventurer's favourite drink during a visit to the abandoned school bus he called home. Penn turned MCCandless'...

Penn Keen To Quit Acting

SEAN PENN is keen to turn his back on acting because he no longer enjoys the process, and finds himself bored and homesick on film sets. The Oscar-winning Mystic River star is thrilled when he...

Glover + Penn Join Artists Fighting For Cuba/u.s. Peace

LETHAL WEAPON star DANNY GLOVER and SEAN PENN are among the stars who have petitioned U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH in a bid to bring U.S. and Cuban artists closer together. The duo is among...

Penn And Glover Push For End To Cuban Ban

SEAN PENN, DANNY GLOVER and HARRY BELAFONTE have added their signatures to a campaign to end a ban on exchange between American and Cuban artists. Hundreds of campaigners, also including authors Alice Walker and Cristina...

Penn Rules At Gotham Awards

SEAN PENN and MICHAEL MOORE picked up the big prizes at Tuesday's (27Nov07) 17th annual Gotham Awards in New York. Penn's Into The Wild won best feature and Moore's Sicko - an expose of U.S....

Into The Wild Tops Gothams

Sean Penn's Into the Wild has taken the best feature award at the 17th Gotham awards, held at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn, New York.Penn's adaptation of John Krakauer's book tells the true story of Christopher...

By on 28 November 2007

Hollywood Is "Speechless" In Support Of Strike

Hollywood stars have lent their talents to a series of films, in aid of the writers strike.The series, entitled SPEECHLESS, will be released on the internet to raise awareness of the strike.The first three films,...

By on 23 November 2007

Penn Didn't 'Know' Madonna When She Was His Wife

Oscar-winning actor SEAN PENN insists he didn't really know his ex-wife MADONNA when he was married to her, and can't remember having "a single conversation" with her. Penn, 44, married the superstar in 1985 at...

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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