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Steven Spielberg's Mother Dies Aged 97

Leah was surrounded by family when she died at her home in Los Angeles on Tuesday (21Feb17), a spokesperson for Spielberg's production company Amblin Partners told The Hollywood Reporter. According to their statement, "Leah is...

Mel Brooks To Receive Bafta Fellowship

Mel Brooks is to be honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship at the ceremony on Sunday night (12.02.17).The 90-year-old comedy filmmaker is to receive the prestigious honour in recognition of his ''outstanding and exceptional contribution to...

Star Wars Creator George Lucas To Open New Museum In Los Angeles

'Star Wars' creator George Lucas has settled on Los Angeles as the home of his $1 billion storytelling museum.The 72-year-old moviemaker had initially intended to open his new museum, which is to be known as...

Kirk Douglas Celebrates 100th Birthday With Star-studded Party

Family and friends gathered at the upscale Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles to take part in vodka-fuelled festivities in honour of the actor's milestone birthday. Michael and his wife Catherine...

Guillermo Del Toro Honoured With Golden Reel's Filmmaker Award

The Pacific Rim director will receive the top accolade from officials at the Motion Picture Sound Editors organisation at their annual Hollywood celebration in February (17), and del Toro insists the prize is...

Denzel Washington: Fences Isn't About Race

Denzel Washington insists 'Fences' isn't a story about race.The 61-year-old actor directs and stars as former professional baseball player Troy Maxson in the upcoming drama movie, and says that despite the feature's primarily black casting,...

Steven Spielberg Convinced John Travolta To Take On O.j. Simpson Drama

The Grease star earned an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of top defence attorney Robert Shapiro in the TV adaptation of American footballer-turned-actor O.J. Simpson's 1995 murder trial, but Travolta admits it took...

John Travolta Advised By Tom Hanks To Accept Role

John Travolta was told to accept the role in 'American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson' by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks. The 62-year-old actor, who played the role of O.J. Simpson's attorney Robert...

Mark Rylance Loves Working With Interesting Steven Spielberg

Mark Rylance enjoys working with Steven Spielberg because he finds him such an interesting filmmaker.The 56-year-old actor and the legendary 69-year-old director collaborated with each other on 'Bridge of Spies' with Rylance's performance as Soviet...

Mark Rylance Regrets Making The Film Intimacy

Mark Rylance wished he never made the film 'Intimacy'. The 56-year-old, who is currently shooting 'Ready Player One' which is latest collaboration with Steven Spielberg, has spoken out about his regrets over making 2001 erotic...

Steven Spielberg's Daughter Lands Top Modelling Deal

The blonde beauty recently joined the top firm's star-studded roster, which also includes fellow celebrity offspring Ireland Baldwin, the daughter of Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin, and Dylan Penn, whose parents are Sean...

Steven Spielberg Compared To Charles Dickens

Steven Spielberg has been described as a modern day Charles Dickens by his long-time collaborator Tony Kushner.The 60-year-old American screenwriter worked with Spielberg on 2005 film 'Munich' and 2012's 'Lincoln' and the pair have reunited...

Ava Duvernay Inspired Star Wars: The Force Awakens Fight Scene

Ava DuVernay gave J.J. Abrams tips on a fight scene in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 50-year-old filmmaker has revealed he relied on the advice of his close friend for the scene which saw Kylo...

Robert De Niro In Talks To Portray The Pope

The Hollywood veteran is poised to join the as yet-untitled-project, based on a true story and adapted from author David Kertzer's 1997 novel The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara. The story centres on...

Shia Labeouf Disliked The Films He Made With Steven Spielberg

The 30-year-old Transformers star had grown up dreaming of working with the legendary E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial director, and got his big break with Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull, the fourth instalment of the adventurer...

Ron Howard: 'Idris Elba Should Be The Next Bond'

The British movie star recently shot down rumours suggesting he was among the frontrunners to take over from Daniel Craig, insisting he was too old to play the superspy, but that didn't stop...

Steven Spielberg Stuns Locals After He Turns Up To Film Movie In British City

Locals were surprised after the Oscar-winning director was spotted in the town of Digbeth filming, on location with his crew for dystopian science fiction thriller Ready Player One. Set in 2044, the movie is...

John Williams To Begin Work On Scoring Star Wars: Episode Viii

Taking to the stage at the Tanglewood Music Center, Boston, on Saturday (13Aug16), John performed a 30-minute set of his iconic Star Wars music. Fans were treated to the first performances of Rey's Theme, and...

Jonathan Holmes Impressed By Spielberg's 'Enthusiasm' On The Bfg

Jonathan Holmes was very impressed by Steven Spielberg's ''enthusiasm and energy'' on the set of 'The BFG'.The actor plays the Childchewer - one of the nine man-eating giants in author Roald Dahl's 1982 book -...

Richard Dreyfuss Took Reckless Role For Huge Salary

Richard Dreyfuss starred in 'Reckless' because he was ''paid a lot of money''.The 68-year-old actor revealed that the filmmakers offered him a big salary for the political thriller, co-starring Patrick Wilson, and that it quite...

The Bfg Towers Over Star Trek At Top Of U.k. Box Office

Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's tale, about an amiable giant who befriends a small girl, topped the U.K. chart by earning $6.95 million (£5.29 million) in its debut weekend in cinemas (22-24Jul16). The...

Steven Spielberg: 'Idris Elba Would Be My Pick For Bond'

With fans still waiting to here if Daniel Craig will be back for one more 007 caper after Spectre, Idris, Tom Hiddleston, James Norton, and Aiden Turner have emerged as favourites to replace...

Idris Elba Would Be Steven Spielberg's First Choice As The Next Bond

Months after Daniel Craig stepped down as Britain’s most famous spy and the rumour rumblings continue over who will become the next James Bond. With Tom Hiddleston’s turn in spy thriller The Night Manager over...

Steven Spielberg Tips Bfg's Ruby Barnhill To Be A Director

Steven Spielberg supports Ruby Barnhill's dream of becoming a director when she's older.The 12-year-old actress plays the lead role of Sophie in Spielberg's latest film 'The BFG' opposite Mark Rylance as the Big Friendly Giant.Ruby...

Steven Spielberg Receives Ultimate Honour: A Gold Blue Peter Badge

Steven Spielberg has been awarded an honour that will make many a child in Britain jealous. The Oscar-winning film director has been awarded a gold ‘Blue Peter’ badge, the highest accolade from the children's programme.Steven...

Richard Dreyfuss: 'It's Simple, I Work For The Money'

The Jaws star has been an employed actor since the ‘60s, bagging an Oscar in 1978 for The Goodbye Girl. However his heart is no longer fully in it, though he continues as it pays...

Steven Spielberg Rejected To Direct James Bond

Steven Spielberg was rejected to make a James Bond film.The legendary 69-year-old filmmaker offered his services to the British spy series, but was turned down not once but twice.Spielberg was sure after the massive box...

Steven Spielberg Follows His Gut Instinct

Steven Spielberg follows his gut instinct when it comes to movie-making.The award-winning director has revealed he sticks to his intuition when he reads film scripts and then decides if he is interested in the project.He...

Steven Spielberg: Bfg Has Echoes Of My Childhood

Steven Spielberg can see parallels between his own childhood and the story of 'The BFG'.The acclaimed movie-maker has helmed the new film based on Roald Dahl's popular novel, and has revealed he can strongly relate...

Steven Spielberg Is Proud Of A-list Snubs

The celebrated director is behind some of cinema’s most loved films, and has worked with everyone from Liam Neeson to Leonardo DiCaprio on the big screen.Despite having an awards cabinet boasting three Oscars, four Golden...

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