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Weaver's Rain Woman

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER will play an autistic woman in a new movie she hopes will raise awareness of the condition. Eighteen years after RAIN MAN put the issue of autism on the big screen, the...

Weaver Defends Gibson

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has spoken out in defence of disgraced actor/director MEL GIBSON, insisting he was a kind and generous man when they co-starred in the 1980s. The BRAVEHEART Oscar winner shocked the world when he...

Hurt To Play President

Movie star WILLIAM HURT will become the latest actor to play America's president when he takes office for new thriller VANTAGE POINT. Hurt will play the US leader who is at the centre of an...

Weaver Reunites With Gorillas

SIGOURNEY WEAVER was stunned when she returned to Rwanda, where she filmed GORILLAS IN THE MIST, because the gorillas from the movie remembered who she was. The actress was filming a documentary, GORILLA'S REVISITED, to...

Weaver And Basinger Top Gross Scenes Poll

SIGOURNEY WEAVER's 'brief encounter' in ALIEN and KIM BASINGER's 9 1/2 WEEKS staircase sex scene have topped a new internet poll of unnecessary movie nudity. The actress' saucy scenes join ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's naked time travelling...

Doctor Who Bosses Want To Cast Weaver

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is being sought as a female DOCTOR WHO by British TV producers, who are keen to change the sex of the cult time-traveller. Scriptwriter and executive producer RUSSELL T DAVIES insists the Hollywood...

Weaver's Role Research Teaches Her Absurdity Of Life

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER has come to view everyday life as absurd, after spending time with a group of autistic people changed her worldly perceptions. The 56-year-old plays an autistic woman who has to deal...

Hollywood Heavyweights To Screen At Berlin

THE NEW WORLD, the eagerly awaited fourth film from director TERRENCE MALICK, and GEORGE CLOONEY thriller SYRIANA will be screened out of competition at the 56th Berlin International Film Festival in February (06). Organisers...

No Dreams Of Jeannie For Alba

Hollywood beauty JESSICA ALBA has laughed off reports she is donning oversized pants and slippers to star in the film remake of I DREAM OF JEANNIE. After big-budget movies THE FANTASTIC FOUR and SIN...

Morgan Freeman Heading For Space

Hollywood star MORGAN FREEMAN has signed up as a passenger on the world's first commercial space shuttle voyage. The SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION actor has paid $216,000 (GBP120,000) to be among the eight passengers on the...

Weaver Attempts To Use Star Power To Evade Fine

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has attempted to use her star status to evade a parking fine whilst on holiday in England. The 55-year-old ALIEN actress offered vehicle clampers autographs in return for unclamping her FIAT car...

Weaver Heading To London's West End

Movie actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER is planning to take to the stage in London's West End after being impressed by the success CHRISTIAN SLATER and KIM CATTRALL have enjoyed in the British capital. The ALIEN...

Weaver Snubs La

Screen icon SIGOURNEY WEAVER refuses to live in Los Angeles because everyone there is obsessed with Hollywood. The ALIEN star vows never to leave her native New York because she can lead a normal...

Weaver Unleashes Ripley At Daughter's School

Eccentric actor SIGOURNEY WEAVER reprised her ALIEN role as tough warrior ELLEN RIPLEY to force her husband to take their daughter out of a violent school. The actress insists she dislikes confrontation, but was...

Weaver Slams Drug Claims

ALIEN star SIGOURNEY WEAVER has slammed claims she smokes cannabis, insisting her nervous system is too sensitive for intoxicating substances. The eccentric actress says she has never taken drugs because she is petrified of...

Weaver Begs Scott To Write Alien Sequel

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is desperate to reprise her signature role as tough warrior ELLEN RIPLEY and is disappointed director RIDLEY SCOTT has failed to write a fourth sequel in the ALIEN series. The actress is...

Beckinsale's Fake Name

English rose KATE BECKINSALE follows in the footsteps of other Hollywood stars - by checking into hotels under false names. The VAN HELSING star uses an alternative moniker, similar to ALIEN actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER,...

Weaver In Space Quest

Hollywood star SIGOURNEY WEAVER plans to mimic her famous ALIEN character ELLEN RIPLEY - and take a trip into space. The 55-year-old actress has asked British tycoon RICHARD BRANSON to book her a $207,000...

De Niro Tops Greatest Actor Poll

Hollywood star ROBERT DE NIRO has been voted the greatest living actor, beating out competition from his HEAT co-star AL PACINO and JACK NICHOLSON. De Niro, the star of classics including THE GODFATHER PART...

Weaver's Hula Dance For Husband

ALIEN star SIGOURNEY WEAVER gave a special treat to her husband JAMES SIMPSON for their 20th wedding anniversary - by performing a sexy hula dance for him. The couple celebrated their anniversary on 1...

Weaver's Tonight Show Pride

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER was especially proud when comedian JAY LENO celebrated THE TONIGHT SHOW's 50th anniversary - because her late father created it. The programme, which was hosted by STEVE ALLEN, JACK PARR and...

Tyler And Weaver Become Tourist Guides

AEROSMITH rocker STEVEN TYLER and SIGOURNEY WEAVER have signed up to offer tourists a cell (mobile) phone walking tour around their native Boston, Massachusetts, and New York city. Visitors to the two cities who...

Weaver Falls In Love On Every Movie

Hollywood superstar SIGOURNEY WEAVER falls in love with most of her co-stars. The ALIEN actress, who has worked with actors including BILL MURRAY, MEL GIBSON and WILLIAM HURT, forms attachments with her leading men...

Weaver Refuses To Rule Out Alien 5

Hollywood superstar SIGOURNEY WEAVER has hinted she may consider starring in another ALIEN sequel - to explore character ELLEN RIPLEY's dark side. The statuesque actress - who was nominated an OSCAR for her performance...

Sigourney Weaver's Mother Kept Her Feet On The Ground

Hollywood superstar SIGOURNEY WEAVER was rarely given compliments as a child - because her mother didn't want her to be "conceited". THE VILLAGE heroine credits her mother with making her independent and level-headed as...

Weaver Wants Alien Invasion

ALIEN star SIGOURNEY WEAVER is desperate for aliens to invade our planet - because it will bring humans closer together. The 54-year-old's extensive repertoire of sci-fi films has given her a strong belief that...

Sigourney Weaver's Fear Factor Fear

Hollywood actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER has ruled out the possibility of ever appearing on American reality show FEAR FACTOR - because she couldn't bear the idea of eating bugs. The 54-year-old ALIEN star admits she's...

Paltrow To Play Peggy Lee?

OSCAR-winner GWYNETH PALTROW is set to star as singer PEGGY LEE in a new movie about writer TRUMAN CAPOTE. According to reports the actress will join MARK WAHLBERG, SANDRA BULLOCK, SIGOURNEY WEAVER and TOBY...

Disney And Shyamalan Face Plagiarism Lawsuit

Writer-director M NIGHT SHYAMALAN and THE WALT DISNEY CO are bracing themselves for legal action, after a children's author declared similarities between her book and new movie THE VILLAGE. The Village, the latest thriller...

Film Fans Flock To The Village

Director M NIGHT SHYAMALAN has scored success with his latest movie THE VILLAGE, after it topped America's box office with a $50.8 million (GBP28.2 million) opening weekend. The Village, starring SIGOURNEY WEAVER, ADRIEN BRODY,...

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