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Weaver Hints At Alien Resurrection

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER has hinted she may return to her iconic role in a fifth installment of the ALIEN franchise. Weaver starred as steely space Lieutenant Ellen Ripley in the cult sci-fi movies, last playing...

Weaver Went To Therapy Over Mother's Dismissal

SIGOURNEY WEAVER was forced to undergo years of therapy to rebuild her self-esteem after her mother dismissed her as a "plain"-looking girl during her youth. The actress turned to her mother, stage actress Elizabeth Inglis,...

Weaver Nearly Quit Acting Over Teachers' Berating

SIGOURNEY WEAVER almost gave up on her dream of becoming an actress after drama teachers branded her talentless. The Alien star attended theatre classes at the prestigious Yale School of Drama, where her university instructors...

Weaver's Scottish Ancestry Mix-up

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER travelled to Scotland to trace her heritage - but was left red-faced because her father had given her the wrong name to research. The Alien star recently flew to the U.K. to...

Weaver: 'I Watched Mum Die'

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER was heartbroken as she watched her mother die - because the pair had just reconciled after an estranged relationship. The Alien star admits she had a "difficult relationship" with her mother, Elizabeth,...

Gibson Wooed Weaver To Finally Accept Her Height

Statuesque actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER loves collaborating on films with MEL GIBSON - because he is one of the few Hollywood actors who doesn't make her feel insecure about her height. Weaver admits she's struggled with...

Weaver's Friends Forced Her Into Acting

SIGOURNEY WEAVER had to be forced to take her career as an actress seriously by pals - because she was so self-conscious growing up. The 58-year-old star admits she was reluctant to pursue a career...

Weaver Recalls Wild Gorilla Attack

GORILLAS IN THE MIST star SIGOURNEY WEAVER was awestruck when she was offered membership into an 'exclusive club' after a trip to Africa - because the only requirement was to have survived an attack by...

Weaver Makes Bid For Space Travel

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER is begging Virgin tycoon SIR RICHARD BRANSON to let her be next celebrity to venture into space. The Aliens star has been inspired by Branson's adventurous pursuits, including hot-air balloon flights and...

Weaver Makes Bid For Space Travel

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER is begging Virgin tycoon SIR RICHARD BRANSON to let her be next celebrity to venture into space. The Aliens star has been inspired by Branson's adventurous pursuits, including hot-air balloon flights and...

Hollywood Mourns Special-effects Star Winston

Stars including SIGOURNEY WEAVER, JON FAVREAU, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER and STEVEN SPIELBERG gathered at the funeral of special effects guru STAN WINSTON, following his death from cancer. The Oscar-winning visual effects artist died at his home...

Bosworth's Dog Adoption Impresses Weaver

KATE BOSWORTH has a fan for life in SIGOURNEY WEAVER after impressing the veteran actress by adopting a stray Moroccan dog. Kind-hearted Bosworth - who co-stars with Weaver in upcoming movie The Girl In The...

Sigourney Weaver Reunited With Tim Allen For 'Crazy' Film

TIM ALLEN and SIGOURNEY WEAVER are teaming up for a new project CRAZY ON THE OUTSIDE.The pair, who have previously starred alongside one another in the sci-fi comedy GALAXY QUEST, will play a brother and...

By on 25 March 2008

Weaver To Take Over New York Theatre

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is set to become a New York theatre owner after agreeing a deal with city and state officials to create a three stage drama space Downtown. The Alien star and her director husband...

Weaver Fascinated By Tv News Research

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has a new-found respect for TV news reporters and presenters - after helping to edit breaking stories and footage from battle zones while researching her new role as a hardcore TV executive. Weaver's...

Vantage Point Given The Advantage

From the vantage point of most box-office analysts, Sony's political thriller Vantage Point, will likely be the film to beat this weekend. A political thriller about an attempted assassination told from the point of view...

Avatar's Release Date Delayed

Fox have moved JAMES CAMERON's new movie AVATAR's release date back to December 18th 2009.That is the same pre-Christmas weekend on which TITANIC was released in 1997.So far Avatar is the only film scheduled for...

By on 12 December 2007

Weaver To Play Surrogacy Advocate

ALIEN star SIGOURNEY WEAVER is to show off her maternal skills in a new movie comedy about a woman who runs a surrogate mother agency. Weaver is in talks to join Saturday Night Live comediennes...

New Cameron Film To Be Released Only In 3-D

Filmmaker JAMES CAMERON's forthcoming movie will be released only in 3-D. AVATAR, which stars SIGOURNEY WEAVER, is the director's first film since 1997's Oscar-winning blockbuster TITANIC and Cameron is determined to make the sci-fi epic...

Weaver To Play Stripper Gypsy

ALIEN star SIGOURNEY WEAVER is set for her most revealing role to date after signing on to play burlesque stripper GYPSY ROSE LEE in a new movie. GYPSY AND ME is based on the memoir...

Cameron Casts Weaver In His First Film In 10 Years

Director JAMES CAMERON has cast SIGOURNEY WEAVER in new movie AVATAR, his first fictional film since 1997's Oscar-winning blockbuster TITANIC. The 57-year-old actress, who previously starred in Cameron's 1986 sequel ALIENS, will play a space...

Weaver Suffers Knee Injury

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has been forced to stop exercising for a year after injuring her knee during the shooting of upcoming movie SNOW CAKE. The 56-year-old actress was filming a scene in which she had to...

Weaver To Grace West End Stage?

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has fuelled speculation she's going to ditch movies for theatre after telling MEG RYAN she'd like to star in London's West End. The actress recently ruled out appearing in any more ALIEN movies...

Sigourney Slams Age-obsessed Hollywood

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER insists she is getting more beautiful with age, because people are more attractive with wrinkles. The actress - who turns 57 next month - has no interest in preserving her looks and...

Weaver Has No Taste For Fame

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is happy to have left the Hollywood limelight behind her, because the media are more concerned with celebrity than talent. The ALIEN actress is content with being a mature artist who doesn't grab...

Weaver Hates Hollywood

Acclaimed actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER has lashed out at Hollywood culture, insisting it promotes an impossible body image in women. Weaver, who will turn 57 next month (08OCT06), hates Los Angeles because the city makes her...

Sigourney's Therapy Trauma

Hollywood actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER was traumatised as a child after being forced to undergo therapy by her parents. The GORILLAS IN THE MIST star, who was 13 years old at the time, was made to...

Zeta-jones Furious With Dog Tribute

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES was furious to learn her name was to inspire a canine character in new movie SNOW CAKE, and ordered her lawyers to halt the unflattering tribute immediately. The film, starring SIGOURNEY WEAVER and...

Weaver: 'I Won't Go To Space With Branson'

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has laughed off reports she is planning to splash out a staggering $100,000 (GBP52,000) to board SIR RICHARD BRANSON's Virgin Galactic space shuttle in 2008. The Hollywood star, who played ELLEN RIPLEY in...

Weaver: 'No More Alien'

Hollywood star SIGOURNEY WEAVER insists there will be no more ALIEN sequels, because the "monster" has simply "maxed out". The 56-year-old actress played ELLEN RIPLEY in the space saga which kicked off in 1979, but...

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