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George Clooney Goes To Hospital For Back Check-up

1st September 2014

George Clooney visited a German hospital last month (Aug14) for a routine inspection on his back after injuring it on the set of Syriana in 2005.The Ocean's Eleven star hurt his back when filming a...

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George Clooney Contemplated Taking His Life Over Back Pain

11th November 2011

George Clooney has revealed he contemplated suicide as he struggled to cope with the pain of a spinal injury while filming acclaimed 2005 movie Syriana.The actor insisted on doing his own stunts for the tense...

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Fascinating Fact 5960

9th September 2008

SYRIANA star MARK STRONG has signed on to play SHERLOCK HOLMES' foe LORD BLACKWOOD in the upcoming GUY RITCHIE movie. ROBERT DOWNEY JR. will play the great detective in the film....

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Fascinating Fact 5180

16th April 2008

ROBERT BAER, the former CIA agent who inspired GEORGE CLOONEY's character in thriller SYRIANA, once tried to buy his own town in Colorado....

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Clooney: 'Oscar Doesn't Equate To Hollywood Power'

12th March 2007

GEORGE CLOONEY has admitted winning an Oscar hasn't made much difference to the power he wields in Hollywood. The actor, who won a Best Supporting Actor gong in 2006 for SYRIANA, concedes his award success...

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Syriana Makers Back In Court

24th January 2007

LATEST: The makers of GEORGE CLOONEY oil thriller SYRIANA are being hauled back into court over continuing allegations they plagiarised the work of a French writer. STEPHANIE VERGNIAULT filed suit in a Paris court last...

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Clooney Slams Candid Camera Footage

14th December 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY has slammed the current trend for posting mobile phone videos of celebrities in embarrassing situations on the internet. The SYRIANA star insists stars have to watch their every move in public because there's...

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Clooney Thanks His Dad For Advice

13th December 2006

Hollywood heart-throb GEORGE CLOONEY has hailed his father, TV host NICK CLOONEY, for warning him the media will switch from loving to hating to loving you. George became a media darling in the 1990s playing...

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Clooney Bemoans Price Of Fame

11th December 2006

Screen heart-throb GEORGE CLOONEY warns aspiring movie stars to think carefully before eyeing a Hollywood career, because the industry isn't as glamorous as it first seems. The SYRIANA star recalls he was desperate to make...

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Clooney: 'Spider-man Vs Batman Encounter Isn't All That'

9th December 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY is warning comic book fans not to get too excited about the prospect of seeing BATMAN and SPIDER-MAN fight it out in his new movie THE GOOD GERMAN - the scene features two...

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Diaz: 'I Want To House-swap With Clooney'

7th December 2006

CAMERON DIAZ wants to house-swap with fellow Hollywood star GEORGE CLOONEY - but only if his Italian residence if up for grabs. Actress Diaz, who takes part in a house exchange in new movie THE...

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Clooney Plots His Revenge On Pitt

5th December 2006

LATEST: GEORGE CLOONEY is threatening sweet revenge on pal BRAD PITT after the BABEL star poked fun at his OCEAN'S 11 co-star's Sexiest Man Alive honour with a pair of trade paper ads. Pitt, who...

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Clooney Mourns His Dead Pig

4th December 2006

Hollywood superstar GEORGE CLOONEY is in mourning after his pet pig died at the age of 18. The SYRIANA actor lived with his beloved MAX in his Hollywood home - and the pair even slept...

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Clooney Risked Re-injuring Back In Fight Scene

4th December 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY risked re-injuring his life-threatening back injury on the set of new movie THE GOOD GERMAN when his pal and director STEVEN SODERBERGH asked him to put his body in danger for one gutsy...

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Clooney Laughs Off Cruise Wedding Reports

18th October 2006

LATEST: GEORGE CLOONEY has blasted reports TOM CRUISE will marry fiancee KATIE HOLMES at his Italian villa on Lake Como next month (NOV06). It was widely reported the Hollywood couple would tie the knot at...

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Clooney Honoured By Hollywood Stars

15th October 2006

Hollywood heart-throb GEORGE CLOONEY was toasted by a host of fellow stars when he received the 2006 American Cinematheque Award in Beverly Hills on Friday (13OCT06). The lavish event, which was held to raise money...

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Clooney Hails 'Masculine' Owen

3rd October 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY has hailed English actor CLIVE OWEN as biggest thing to hit Hollywood in years. The SYRIANA star is regularly impressed by Owen's smoldering performances on the big screen, as well as movie stalwart...

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Clooney And Soderbergh Part Ways

23rd August 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY and director STEVEN SODERBERGH have ended their business partnership, insisting working together has "stopped being fun". Soderbergh, who is largely responsible for propelling Clooney to big screen fame after casting him in 1998...

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Clooney And Soderbergh Separate

20th July 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY and producing partner STEVEN SODERBERGH have decided to close down their Section Eight production company, which they founded six years ago (00). The SYRIANA star will officially part ways with Soderbergh on...

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Dillon Enjoys Faux Oscar Win

13th July 2006

MATT DILLON is thrilled when people come up and congratulate him on his Oscar win, even though he actually lost to GEORGE CLOONEY. The star was nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar for his...

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Syriana Film-makers Win Plagiarism Battle

19th June 2006

LATEST: The makers of GEORGE CLOONEY movie SYRIANA have triumphed in their legal wrangle against STEPHANIE VERGNIAULT, after being accused of plagiarism by the French screenwriter. Vergniault claimed the thriller, written and directed by STEPHEN...

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Syriana Film-makers Deny Plagiarism

30th May 2006

The film-makers behind GEORGE CLOONEY's Oscar-winning movie SYRIANA denied the script plagiarised work by screenwriter STEPHANIE VERGNIAULT in a Paris, France court on Monday (29MAY06). Vergniault claims the oil thriller, written and directed by STEPHEN...

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Clooney Sr's Fears For Drop-out George

11th May 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY's father NICK was terrified his college drop-out son had squandered everything when he turned to acting. George, who has since won an Academy Award for his role in oil thriller SYRIANA, quit university...

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Censored Syriana Shows In Uae

18th April 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY's Oscar-winning oil thriller SYRIANA premiered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week (ends14APR06) - after director STEVEN GAGHAN agreed to cut two minutes of sensitive film. UAE government censors requested scenes showing...

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Clooney Lawsuit On Hold

10th April 2006

LATEST: The French lawsuit against Hollywood star GEORGE CLOONEY and Warner Brothers has been delayed until 29 May (06) for procedural reasons. Clooney, who won Best Supporting Actor at this year's Academy Awards (06) for...

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Clooney Sued For Plagiarism

5th April 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY's production company is facing legal action over allegations from a French screenwriter his Oscar-winning oil thriller SYRIANA was copied. STEPHANIE VERGNIAULT is suing Section Eight, as well as the movie's other makers -...

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Clooney To Flood Gawker With Bogus Sightings

31st March 2006

Oscar-winner GEORGE CLOONEY has called on stars to bombard New York City website Gawker.com with bogus celebrity sightings in a concerted effort to render it useless. The controversial internet site posts instant sightings of celebrities...

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Clooney's Oscar Goodies Fetch Prize Sum

30th March 2006

The bag of Oscar goodies given to GEORGE CLOONEY has fetched $45,100 (GBP25,770) at an online auction to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The auction for relief organisation United Way was extended...

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Norton Hits Out At Oscars

24th March 2006

Acclaimed actor EDWARD NORTON has slammed the Oscars and Golden Globe ceremonies as "orgies" of self-congratulatory behaviour. The FIGHT CLUB star admits he is often tempted to ditch acting altogether when the prize giving season...

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Clooney Donates Oscar Goodies

16th March 2006

Hollywood heart-throb GEORGE CLOONEY has donated his bag of Oscar goodies to an auction to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The SYRIANA actor, who won the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award on...

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