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Weaver To Rise From The Dead In Next Avatar

Not only has James Cameron decided to make a sequel to Avatar, he's also begun casting it -- and, it turns out, one of the persons he wants to include in it is Sigourney Weaver....

Stars Brave Snow For Richardson

The stars came out in honour of NATASHA RICHARDSON on Wednesday night (10Feb10), with celebrities including LADY GAGA, MERYL STREEP and SIGOURNEY WEAVER braving the snowy New York weather to pay tribute to the late...

Kristen Bell Serious About Love

Kristen Bell says her love life takes priority over her career.The 'Heroes' actress - who is in a relationship with actor Dax Shephard - is ambitious and wants to be successful, but not at the...

Sigourney Weaver To Play Stripper

Sigourney Weaver is to play a stripper in her next film.The 'Avatar' star has revealed she is set to sign up for a top secret new project in which she will portray an exotic dancer...

Weaver Has A Laugh At Herself On Saturday Night Live

SIGOURNEY WEAVER showed off her singing and comedy skills on late-night TV in America on Saturday night (16Jan09) - and even poked fun at herself during her second SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE guest hosting stint.The actress...

Weaver Reconsiders Ghostbusters Sequel

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is having second thoughts about reprising her role in the forthcoming GHOSTBUSTERS sequel - after learning all her castmates are planning to return to the franchise for a third movie.Initial reports suggested the...

Weaver: 'There Are Great Roles For Older Women'

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has blasted older actresses who complain they're overlooked by filmmakers because of their age, insisting there are still "great" roles for veteran stars.Weaver turned 60 in September (09) but she maintains hitting the...

Weaver's Guilt At Leaving Home

SIGOURNEY WEAVER was overwhelmed with guilt after agreeing to film AVATAR abroad - because her teenage daughter was preparing for her first year of college at the same time.The actress was approached by James Cameron...

Zoe Saldana's Basic Training

James Cameron made the cast of his latest movie 'Avatar' live without modern comforts for three days while filming. Zoe Saldana, who plays the role of the alien Neytiri in the sci-fi film, said the...

Weaver To Play Lustful Older Woman

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is embracing her 60s - by playing an older teacher who lusts after a man almost half her age in a new comedy.The actress, who turned 60 in October (09), is currently working...

Weaver Declined Branson's Space Invite

ALIEN star SIGOURNEY WEAVER has turned down an invitation from Virgin tycoon SIR RICHARD BRANSON to join him on a journey into space.The 60-year-old actress issued a public plea to Branson in 2008, begging the...

Weaver Praises 'Strong' Husband

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has credited her husband JIM SIMPSON with keeping their 24-year marriage stable - because he handles her fame with "grace."The Alien star married the theatre director in 1984 after just two months of...

Weaver: 'I'm Nothing Like My Film Characters'

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has shattered her action heroine image by insisting she suffers from phobias of earthquakes and elevators in real life.The actress is best known for her role as rifle-wielding monster killer Ellen Ripley in...

Sigourney Weaver's Height Woes

Sigourney Weaver's height has held her back. The 'Alien' actress - who is six foot - said her height has stopped her from getting feminine roles and working with certain directors. The 60-year-old American star...

Sigourney Weaver's Marital Bliss

Sigourney Weaver is still amazed how lucky she was to meet her husband. The 'Avatar' actress - who has been married to her filmmaker husband Jim Simpson for 25 years - said she knew as...

Weaver Refuses To Lie About Her Age

SIGOURNEY WEAVER refuses to follow in the footsteps of her Hollywood peers by lying about her age - because she's proud to be 60.The Alien star reached the milestone in October (09), and she's adamant...

Weaver Hit With Lawsuit

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has been named in a $5 million (£3.1 million) lawsuit over a business deal involving a cosmetics company she part-owns.The Alien actress is a minority shareholder in the business, and owner Vincent Longo...

Applegate, Weaver & Hathaway Are First Power Of Women Honourees

Actresses CHRISTINA APPLEGATE, ANNE HATHAWAY and SIGOURNEY WEAVER are to be honoured for their charity work at Variety magazine's Power of Women luncheon.The event, which will take place at Los Angeles' Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons...

Applegate, Weaver & Hathaway Are First Power Of Women Honourees

Actresses CHRISTINA APPLEGATE, ANNE HATHAWAY and SIGOURNEY WEAVER are to be honoured for their charity work at Variety magazine's Power of Women luncheon.The event, which will take place at Los Angeles' Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons...

Weaver Opts Out Of Alien Prequel

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has ruled out a return to the ALIEN film franchise, insisting she's finished with director RIDLEY SCOTT's sci-fi blockbusters.Weaver's iconic character Ellen Ripley died in the third Alien film after battling a horrific...

Weaver Out Of Ghostbusters Sequel

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has pulled out of the second GHOSTBUSTERS sequel.The actress was reported to be joining former co-stars Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd in a spooky new movie, 20 years after Ghostbusters II - but...

Weaver's Ripley Tops Sci-fi Poll

SIGOURNEY WEAVER's ALIEN heroine, RIPLEY, has beaten off BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER and BATTLESTAR GALACTICA's STARBUCK to top a new sci-fi film pollWeaver's Ellen Ripley came out on top of the Sci-Fi Woman Of All...

Thandie Newton Reborn

Thandie Newton felt reborn when she had children.The British actress - who has daughters Ripley, eight, and four-year-old Nico with husband Oliver Parker - was overcome with emotion when she became a mother.She said: "Becoming...

Aykroyd Vows To Sign Weaver For Ghostbusters

DAN AYKROYD has vowed to persuade SIGOURNEY WEAVER to sign on to the new GHOSTBUSTERS movie. All of the other original castmembers from the cult 1980s films - including Bill Murray, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson...

Weaver Tops Ultimate Action Hero Poll

ALIEN star SIGOURNEY WEAVER has been named the ultimate action hero in a new poll - beating Hollywood hardmen ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER and SYLVESTER STALLONE to the title. The actress' role as Ellen Ripley in the sci-fi...

Weaver's Embarrassing Tv Slip

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER made an embarrassing slip-up on U.S. TV on Wednesday (21Jan09) - by accidentally flashing her underwear to millions of viewers. The Alien star was appearing on daytime talk show The View, sitting...

Weaver Hopes New Movie Becomes A Tool For Gay Teens

SIGOURNEY WEAVER hopes her first TV movie will help gay teens come out to their parents. In Prayers for Bobby, the Alien star plays the real-life mother of tragic gay youth Bobby Griffith, who committed...

Weaver Takes To The Skies

Hollywood actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER is training to become a pilot - making her flying debut just weeks after a terrifying incident onboard a commercial jet. The Alien star was due to start taking courses when...

Weaver Considers Sitcom

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is to play a therapist opposite JONNY LEE MILLER in U.S. TV series ELI STONE - and now she wants her own sitcom. The Alien star channelled her own psychiatrist in the upcoming...

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