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Producer Of "Monty Python And The Holy Grail" Wins Royalty Lawsuit Against The Comedians

The producer behind Monty Python and the Holy Grail has won the lawsuit against the comedy team, entitling him to one seventh of the profits from Spamalot – a musical, based on the film. Mark...

Terry Gilliam Returning As A Director For English National Opera

Filmmaker Terry Gilliam is leaving Hollywood behind to return to the theatre as a director for the English National Opera.The Monty Python and the Holy Grail star will direct a revival of Benvenuto Cellini at...

Terry Gilliam And Richard O'brien Campaigning To Save Hammer Studios

Terry Gilliam and Richard O Brien have thrown their support behind a campaign to save the famed U.K. film studios where the famous Hammer Horror movies were made.The current owners of Bray Studios in Berkshire,...

Johnny Depp To Produce Don Quixote Film

Johnny Depp is set to produce a modern re-imagining of 'Don Quixote'. The 'Edward Scissorhands' actor has teamed up with Disney to work on a new adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes' classic Spanish novel 'The...

Monty Python Stars Sued For As Much As £1m In Royalties From The Musical Spamalot.

An enigmatic, mysterious man dubbed the 'seventh Python' is suing the stars of Monty Python for the cash they made while performing in the musical, Spamalot, a spin off from Monty Python And The Holy...

Spamalot Won’T Pay A Lot? Surviving Monty Pythons Sued By Holy Grail Producer

The producer of Monty Python and the Holy Grail – Mark Forstater - is suing the remaining members of Monty Python over royalty rights to the stage show Spamalot. Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael...

Lil Wayne Debuts Fear And Loathing Tribute 'No Worries' Video

Lil Wayne debuted the video for 'No Worries' this week, featuring a Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas style narrative that sees Weezy and his producer pal Detail taking a surreal trip through Sin City,...

Tilda Swinton And David Thewlis Joining The Zero Theorem

Tilda Swinton and David Thewlis have joined the cast of 'The Zero Theorem'.The actors are set to star in the upcoming sci-fi film, which will be 71-year-old director Terry Gilliam's first feature since 2009's 'The...

Damon Albarn Encourages ‘Jeans And Trainers’ Look For Opera Season

Damon Albarn and filmmaker Terry Gilliam are leading a campaign to attract more youngsters to the opera, encouraging first-timers to ditch the tuxedo and dicky-bow in favour of wear jeans and trainers. Anticipating that the...

Historic Movie Studio Saved From Wrecking Ball

Britain's famed Twickenham Studios has been saved. Twickenham -- where such films as the Beatles' Help and A Hard Day's Night were filmed (as well as such classics as The Private Life of Henry VIII,...

Terry Gilliam Struggles With Monty Python Apps

Terry Gilliam is attempting to embrace technology after the release of two interactive Monty Python apps.Fans can now download The Holy Book of Days app for the iPad or play with Python Bytes on an...

Gilliam's Doubts Over Directing Future

Director Terry Gilliam has hinted his 2009 project The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus could be his final film as he doubts he will "ever make a movie again".The former Monty Python star directed the cult...

Terry Gilliam Unsure Career Will Continue

Terry Gilliam is unsure he will make any more movies.The 'Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' director admits he often goes through phases of uncertainty about the future of his career but admits that his advancing years...

Mary J. Blige To Stream Free Show

Mary J. Blige will live stream a show from Los Angeles ahead of the launch of her latest album. The Grammy award-winning singer has collaborated with director Adam Shankman to broadcast a concert on her...

Kevin Wins Best Film At Bfi Awards

'We Need to Talk About Kevin' has won the Best Film accolade at the BFI London Film Festival awards ceremony. The movie - which stars Tilda Swinton and John C. Reilly - beat off competition...

Terry Jones Would 'Think Twice' About New Life Of Brian

Monty Python's Terry Jones would "think twice" about making 'Life of Brian' now because of political correctness. The 69-year-old actor-and-director doesn't think people would appreciate the religious views in the 1979 movie - which was...

Pythons Not Amused By Tv Drama About Them

The members of Monty Python, the British satirical comedy team of the '70s and '80s, are in ill humor over the BBC's forthcoming Holy Flying Circus , a drama based on the controversy over their...

Terry Gilliam's Harry Potter Regrets

Terry Gilliam regrets entering into talks to direct the first Harry Potter movie, because he became too excited thinking about how he could adapt J.K. Rowling's book series.The former Monty Python legend was the author's...

Johnny Depp Returns To Hunter S. Thompson In The Rum Diary

Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp is to star in gonzo journalist HUNTER S. THOMPSON's upcoming movie The Rum Diary. The movie follows the exploits of journalist Paul Kemp (DEPP) a New York native who moves to...

"He's Resting." "Look Matey, I Know A Dead Parrot When I See One."

Although he's been dead for 22 years, Graham Chapman is reuniting with the other members of the British comedy Group Monty Python for an animated movie based on his 1980 autobiography, A Liar's Autobiography Volume...

Terry Gilliam's Depression Before Opera Job

Moviemaker and Monty Python star Terry Gilliam signed up to direct an opera in London to pull himself out of a deep depression.The Brit agreed to take charge of The Damnation of Faust at the...

Terry Gilliam Has Hollywood Worries

Terry Gilliam worries about losing his soul to Hollywood.The 'Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' director gets concerned that money-driven studios could sap the integrity from his work and has compared his experience of arguing with film...

Terry Jones And Gilliam Are Opera Rivals

Former Monty Python co-stars Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam are preparing for a stage showdown as they each launch their first operas in London.The funnymen are directing productions at rival venues in the British capital...

Sting Celebrates Birthday

Sting celebrated his 59th birthday on Saturday (02.10.10) with a host of famous friends.The Police frontman marked the date by partying at London members' club Bungalow 8 with his wife Trudie Styler, actor Richard E....

John Legend And The Roots Gig To Be Directed By Spike Lee

JOHN LEGEND AND THE ROOTS are set to get a live webcast of their upcoming concert directed by the Oscar winning filmmaker SPIKE LEE, reports The Epoch Times. The show, which will go ahead on...

Gilliam's Latest Don Quixote Plans Shot Down

Reminiscent of the Black Knight in Monty Python and the Holy Grail who continues to fight King Arthur despite losing both arms ("It's just a flesh wound!"), Terry Gilliam has told Daily Variety that he...

Gilliam: 'Financing For Quixote Has Collapsed'

Director TERRY GILLIAM has opened up about the extent of the "financial hiccup" which has threatened to derail plans for his troubled DON QUIXOTE movie, confessing the investment completely "collapsed" earlier this summer (10).The filmmaker...

More Troubles For Gilliam's Don Quixote

TERRY GILLIAM has confirmed his troubled DON QUIXOTE movie is on hold again after experiencing a "financial hiccup".The director has spent more than a decade trying to get the picture into production but the project...

Terry Gilliam's Movie Money Worry

Terry Gilliam believes Hollywood is plagued by financial problems.The director has been forced to put 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' on hold for the second time due to a "financial hiccup" but thinks his...

Gilliam To Direct Arcade Fire Webcast

MONTY PYTHON mastermind TERRY GILLIAM has signed on to direct a live webcast of rock band ARCADE FIRE's concert in New York next month (05Aug10).The band will kick off American Express' new Unstaged concert series...

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