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Gilliam Lands Bafta Fellowship Award

Former MONTY PYTHON star TERRY GILLIAM is to be honoured with a British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTAs) fellowship at the upcoming ceremony on Sunday (08Feb09). The comic-turned-director, whose films include 12 Monkeys...

Terry Gilliam To Be Awarded Bafta Fellowship

Director Terry Gilliam is to be made a fellow of the British Academy of Film and Television during the Baftas on Sunday.The former Monty Python star will be given the Fellowship for his contribution to...

By on 03 February 2009

Gilliam: 'Ledger Was The Best Actor Of His Generation'

Director [TERRY GILLIAM] is angry with HEATH LEDGER for dying so young, insisting the Australian was the best actor of his generation. Ledger was half way shooting a role in Gilliam's latest project, The Imaginarium of...

Gilliam: 'Del Toro Was Frightening And Frustrating'

Moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM will think twice before working with BENICIO DEL TORO again - because the intense actor was such a distracting force on the set of FEAR + LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS. The British...

Gilliam: 'Ledger Was Clean'

British moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM is still fighting reports his pal HEATH LEDGER was experimenting with drugs at the time he died a year ago (22Jan09) - because the actor was "clean". Ledger died from an...

Gilliam Struggling With Ledger's Final Scenes

Editing HEATH LEDGER's final movie has been tough for director TERRY GILLIAM - because he's reminded every day of what a great actor the tragic star was. The Aussie was shooting Gilliam's The Imaginarium of...

Oliver Stone's W. Opens Dubai Film Festival

The Dubai International Film Festival opened Thursday with a screening of Oliver Stone's W. , based on the life of George W. Bush. Apparently stung by criticism that the movie presents a tenderhearted portrait of...

Gilliam To Tilt At Windmills Again

Director Terry Gilliam disclosed Thursday that he plans to restart production of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote next year after securing rights from the insurance company that paid out $15 million when the movie's...

The Full Monty (Python) On Youtube

In the latest example of an "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" strategy, the members of the '70s satirical group Monty Python have launched their own YouTube site, where they have posted dozens of...

Law In Talks To Play Watson To Downey Jr's Holmes

Jude Law is in negotiations to play Doctor Watson in Guy Ritchie's upcoming Sherlock Holmes adaptation, reports claim.Robert Downey Jr, whose new film Tropic Thunder is released in the UK today (September 19th), has also...

By on 19 September 2008

Ledger Replacements To Donate Fees To Star's Daughter

The three actors who have replaced Heath Ledger in his final film are to donate their fees to the late star's daughter Matilda.Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law have replaced the late actor Heath...

By on 19 August 2008

Fox Attempting To Prevent Watchmen Release Over Rights Row

Twentieth Century Fox are lobbying to halt the release of upcoming graphic novel adaptation Watchmen over a rights dispute.The film, starring Billy Crudup and Patrick Wilson, is due for release in March 2009, following a...

By on 19 August 2008

Gilliam's Plans For Scrapped Movie

Filmmaker TERRY GILLIAM will revive his abandoned DON QUIXOTE movie project - as soon as JOHNNY DEPP is available to start filming. Gilliam scrapped his ambitious movie The Man Who Killed Don Quixote eight years...

Gilliam Pleased With Ledger Replacements

Director TERRY GILLIAM is pleased with his controversial decision to use three actors to finish HEATH LEDGER's final film - as the move has worked perfectly. Ledger was in the middle of filming The Imaginarium...

Terry Gilliam Pleased With Heath Ledger Replacements

Terry Gilliam has explained his decision to replace Heath Ledger with three other actors in his new film has been a success.Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law have replaced the late actor Heath Ledger...

By on 01 August 2008

Watchmen Director Daunted By Novel's 'Sacred Pages'

Zack Snyder, director of the upcoming Watchmen film, has admitted he faces a daunting task in taking the novel's "sacred pages" to the screen.Alan Moore's acclaimed graphic novel, heralded by many to be the greatest...

By on 01 August 2008

Gilliam Attacks Batman

Director TERRY GILLIAM has slammed the promotional campaign for the new BATMAN movie - insisting movie bosses are using HEATH LEDGER's tragic death to generate publicity for the movie. The actor died of an accidental...

Ledger Castmates Pay Tribute With Heart Tattoos

A heart symbol tragic HEATH LEDGER scribbled on a letter to director TERRY GILLIAM's daughter HOLLY has been turned into a tribute tattoo by the cast and crew of his final film. Gilliam brought the...

Depp, Farrell And Law To Replace Ledger In Imaginarium

Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law will replace late actor Heath Ledger in un-shot scenes for his final film, it has been announced.The producers of The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, a fantasy movie due...

By on 10 March 2008

"Painful Honour" For Farrell To Fill In For Heath Ledger

Colin Farrell has said it is a "painful honour" to be chosen to finish off a film Heath Ledger began before his unexpected death last month.Farrell has been approached to finish the filming of Terry...

By on 21 February 2008

Depp, Farrell And Law To Replace Ledger In Gilliam Movie

The late Heath Ledger is to be replaced by three actors in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus, it has been reported.According to Ain't It Cool News, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law...

By on 18 February 2008

Three Actors To Take On Ledger's Final Role?

Not one but three actors have been signed up to take over the late HEATH LEDGER's role in TERRY GILLIAM's THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR PARNASSUS, according to new reports.Ain' claims that JOHNNY DEPP, COLIN FARRELL...

By on 15 February 2008

Wes Bentley Remembers Heath Ledger As A "Friend Forever"

Actor Wes Bentley has joined the band of Hollywood stars paying tribute to Heath Ledger after his tragic death last week.The Brokeback Mountain star was found dead in his Manhattan apartment last week, with the...

By on 30 January 2008

Imaginarium May Go Forth Without Ledger

Although it was initially reported following Heath Ledger's death that writer-director Terry Gilliam would abandon his latest film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, which Ledger was making at the time of his death, it now...

Gilliam Trying To Save Last Ledger Film

Filmmaker TERRY GILLIAM is determined to "salvage" the movie HEATH LEDGER was midway through making when he died last Tuesday (22Jan08). The veteran director and Ledger were filming scenes for The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus...

Depp To Take Over From Ledger In Final Film?

Director TERRY GILLIAM is determined to finish shooting HEATH LEDGER's last film THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS - with JOHNNY DEPP in his place. Filming on the set of the fantasy movie was allegedly abandoned...

Good Omens For Gilliam

Terry Gilliam has given new hopes to fans eager to see his long-mooted adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's novel Good Omens.A film of the book - which tells of the unlikely partnership of...

By on 04 January 2008

Ledger Signs Up For New Terry Gilliam Movie

Hollywood heartthrob HEATH LEDGER had so much fun working with director TERRY GILLIAM on THE BROTHERS GRIMM - the actor has signed up to his next project. Ledger has accepted an offer to play the...

Life Of Brian Named Top Brit Flick

Monty Python's Life of Brian has been named as the nation's favourite British film in a new poll.The 1979 comedy, featuring Python stars Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Graham Chapman and John...

By on 24 July 2007

Monty Python Pair Break Coconut Orchestra Record

Monty Python fans have joined forces with the stars of the hit West End musical Spamalot to break the world record for coconut-orchestra playing.Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam, stars of the original Monty Python films,...

By on 24 April 2007

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