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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...

Ewan Mcgregor Confirmed For Don Quixote

Ewan McGregor has signed up for 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote'. The Scottish actor was confirmed by director Terry Gilliam to have taken the role originally given to Johnny Depp 10 years ago in...

Gilliam To Resuscitate Don Quixote Film With Ewan Mcgregor

Terry Gilliam's seemingly quixotic effort to retell the story of Don Quixote has taken a new turn with the revelation that Ewan McGregor has agreed to star in the film, replacing Johnny Depp, who appeared...

Ewen Mcgregor Confirmed For Don Quixote

Ewen McGregor has signed up for 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote'. The Scottish actor was confirmed by director Terry Gilliam to have taken the role originally given to Johnny Depp 10 years ago in...

Mcgregor Replaces Depp In Quixote Movie

EWAN MCGREGOR has replaced JOHNNY DEPP in filmmaker TERRY GILLIAM's quirky movie about Spanish literary hero DON QUIXOTE.Director Gilliam cast Depp as time travelling advertising executive Tony Grisoni in the film a decade ago, when...

Gilliam To Direct Opera

TERRY GILLIAM is taking a break from the "difficult and unpleasant" process of moviemaking to direct an opera.The filmmaker will take charge of The Damnation of Faust by Hector Berlioz in a new production for...

Terry Gilliam Blasts 'Avatar'

Terry Gilliam has blasted 'Avatar' for limiting the opportunities of less successful filmmakers. The '12 Monkeys' director said James Cameron's epic 3-D blockbuster - now the biggest grossing film in history - cost so much...

Godfather Duvall Is Gilliam's Don

ROBERT DUVALL has agreed to resurrect TERRY GILLIAM's floundering movie about Spanish literary hero DON QUIXOTE following the departure of JOHNNY DEPP.Director Gilliam lined up Depp in 2000 to star as advertising executive Tony Grisoni...

Gilliam Laughs Off Palin Death Report

Moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM has laughed off reports his former MONTY PYTHON pal MICHAEL PALIN has died, suggesting the news was a shock to the comedian/adventurer himself.The director blames idle Internet users for the "gossip-mongering nightmare",...

Monty Python Stars Draw Laughs On U.s. Tv

MONTY PYTHON comedians JOHN CLEESE, TERRY GILLIAM, ERIC IDLE and TERRY JONES caused havoc on U.S. TV on Wednesday night (14Oct09) when they abandoned an interview midway through and started a water fight.Four of the...

Imaginarium Kicks Off With U.s. Trailer, London Premiere

Sony won't be releasing the movie until Christmas day, but the U.S. trailer for Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus , which includes Heath Ledger in his final role, hit the Internet on Wednesday....

Whoopi Goldberg Defends Polanski

Whoopi Goldberg has defended Roman Polanski, saying he did not commit "rape-rape".The 'Rosemary's Baby' filmmaker was arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, on Saturday (26.09.09) and faces being extradited to the US after he fled the country...

Gilliam Dismisses Drug Rumours

TERRY GILLIAM is baffled by critics who believe his movies are inspired by drug highs - insisting he doesn't bother with narcotics because he hates the comedown.The former Monty Python star has made a career...

Gilliam Relieved He Wasn't Part Of Potter 'Factory'

TERRY GILLIAM is relieved he was snubbed by studio bosses as a director for the first HARRY POTTER movie - because he would hate to work in a film "factory".The former Monty Python legend was...

Gilliam Influenced By Ledger After Death

TERRY GILLIAM considered giving HEATH LEDGER a posthumous directing credit on THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR PARNASSUS - because the late star influenced the movie from beyond the grave.Ledger was shooting scenes for the film before...

Cruise's Bid To Complete Ledger's Final Film

TOM CRUISE offered to help complete HEATH LEDGER's final film role - but was rejected by director TERRY GILLIAM because he did not know the late star.Ledger was filming scenes for The Imaginarium of Dr...

Gilliam: 'Ledger Inspired Me To Finish Fantasy Film'

TERRY GILLIAM has credited HEATH LEDGER with saving THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS, insisting the actor's untimely death pushed him to finish the fantasy film. Ledger died of an accidental prescription drug overdose in January of...

Gilliam Dedicates Imaginarium To Ledger's Energy

Terry Gilliam says the death of Heath Ledger sealed the fate of his new film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.Speaking as the fantasy film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, the director explained he felt...

By on 23 May 2009

How To Make A Movie When A Star Dies In Mid-production

At a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival following today's (Friday) screening of The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus , director Terry Gilliam and cast members were repeatedly questioned about how the death of co-star...

Movie Reviews The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus

Terry Gilliam has come a long way since the late '60s, when he admittedly became one of the original copyright infringers by cutting out photos and pictures from magazines and newspapers and using them inventively...

Found In La Mancha?

Producer Jeremy Thomas has confirmed widespread rumors that he and Terry Gilliam are at work reviving Gilliam's disaster-plagued 2000 production of Don Quixote . The story of the ill-starred movie -- plagued by weather disasters,...

Terry Gilliam Unable To Resist Don Quixote

Director Terry Gilliam has confirmed that he is again attempting to bring The Man Who Killed Don Quixote to the silver screen.The former Monty Python member famously sought to tell a tale of the legendary...

By on 15 May 2009

Gilliam Hopes To Revive Quixote Film

Eccentric moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM is planning to revive his 'disaster' movie about Spanish literary legend DON QUIXOTE. The director's attempts to make the oddball epic, starring Johnny Depp and Jean Rochefort, were chronicled by filmmakers Keith...

Tarantino And Cantona Up For Palme D'or

Quentin Tarantino's new film and a drama featuring former footballer Eric Cantona are among productions vying for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.Cannes chiefs Gilles Jacob and Thierry Fremaux unveiled a list of...

By on 23 April 2009

Gilliam: 'Ledger Deserved More Awards'

Director TERRY GILLIAM has paid tribute to late actor HEATH LEDGER, insisting the star deserved more industry recognition when he was alive.Ledger was part way through shooting a role in Gilliam's latest project, The Imaginarium...

Gilliam 'Embarrassed' By Fellowship Honour

Director TERRY GILLIAM was embarrassed to step on stage to accept his Fellowship award at Sunday (08Feb09) night's British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards - because he fears it signals the end...

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