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Row Over Real-life 'Villain' Of The Pursuit Of Happyness

The woman who inspired THANDIE NEWTON's character in WILL SMITH's new movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS is furious she has been portrayed as a sex-obsessed and cruel mother in the film. The film is about...

Newton Blew Her Chance With Nicholson

Movie beauty THANDIE NEWTON has a massive crush on Hollywood veteran JACK NICHOLSON - but blew her one chance to seduce him. The actress - 34 and married to writer/director OL PARKER - literally bumped...

Yari Loses Crash Battle

Producer BOB YARI's lawsuit against the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences and the Producers Guild Of America to seek producing credit for CRASH has been thrown out of a Los Angeles court. Filmmaker...

Newton: 'It's Hard Being Horrible To Will'

THANDIE NEWTON failed to bond with her co-star WILL SMITH on the set of THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, and admits they "never got to know each other". Newton and Smith's characters are at odds in...

Foxx Mocks Winfrey's Female Friendship

JAMIE FOXX left OPRAH WINFREY squirming when he mocked the TV star's relationship with her friend GAYLE KING at a tribute to WILL SMITH on Sunday (03DEC06). The Oscar winner played on rumours suggesting Winfrey...

Newton Scared By Film Role

Actress THANDIE NEWTON fought an emotional battle in new movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, because she thought portraying a wayward mother could "demonise" her. Newton, who has two children, RIPLEY and NICO, with writer OL...

Newton Regrets Agreeing To Get Fat For Film

Award-winning actress THANDIE NEWTON agreed to put on weight for her role in RUN, FAT BOY, RUN, because she mistakenly thought her British co-star SIMON PEGG had to do the same. However the CRASH star...

Crash Leads Screen Nation Nods

Oscar-winning drama CRASH is leading the nominations at this year's (06) Screen Nation Awards. The hard-hitting movie's stars DON CHEADLE and CHRIS 'LUDACRIS' BRIDGES are competing for International Male Personality, while THANDIE NEWTON is up...

Newton Tries Funny With Murphy

THANDIE NEWTON admits she is taking a big career risk by turning her back on drama to star in a new comedy movie with EDDIE MURPHY. After emotionally draining performances in CRASH and the recently-completed...

Rodriguez Turned Down Crash

Actress MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ has no regrets about turning down a role in CRASH, much to the chagrin of her agent. The LOST star was offered the part of CHRISTINE in PAUL HAGGIS' Oscar-winning movie -...

Newton: 'Love Comes First'

THANDIE NEWTON turned down CHARLIE'S ANGELS so she could play a small part in her husband OL PARKER's independent film IT WAS AN ACCIDENT. The screen beauty knew accepting a part in the 2000 blockbuster...

Murphy Made-up For Multiple Roles

EDDIE MURPHY is enduring hours of special effects make-up to play a feuding husband and wife in his new film NORBIT. The actor is used to playing several characters simultaneously - he played eight roles...

Paltrow Is Best Dressed

Actress GWYNETH PALTROW has been voted the most stylish British woman in an annual poll in Harper's Bazaar magazine, despite being American. The SLIDING DOORS star, who lives in London with her COLDPLAY singer husband...

Thandie Fights The 4x4

Movie beauty THANDIE NEWTON has joined the ecological crusade against 4x4 vehicles - and is writing to stars including MADONNA and TOM CRUISE to persuade them to join the campaign. Newton, 33, was converted after...

King Kong Named Best Movie Of 2005

Gorilla remake KING KONG has been named the Best Film of 2005, picking up top prize at last night's (13MAR06) Empire Magazine's film awards. Despite being largely shunned at the Academy Awards earlier this month...

Newton's Travel Regrets

Hollywood actress THANDIE NEWTON regrets she didn't get the chance to travel the world before becoming a mother. The CRASH star, who is married to writer director OLIVER PARKER, was 27 when she discovered she...

Newton: 'Films Are Disposable'

Zambian-born star THANDIE NEWTON insists raising a family is more important than her glittering career - even if it means turning down multi-million dollar projects. The actress, who won a BAFTA for her supporting...

Newton Checks Bafta Award

BAFTA-winning actress THANDIE NEWTON was so scared she'd lose her Best Supporting Actress prize at the London ceremony on Sunday night (19FEB06), she trusted a cloakroom attendant to guard it for her. The CRASH...

Weisz Cheered By Style Award

Pregnant starlet RACHEL WEISZ has something to smile about after her BAFTA defeat - she was crowned Most Stylish Actress at the Elle Style Awards in London last night (20FEB06). AEON FLUX star CHARLIZE...

Macy Turns To Whisky In Bafta Boredom

BAFTA presenter WILLIAM H MACY sneaked a bottle of whisky into the BAFTAs last night (19FEB06), to stave off the boredom of the ceremony. Despite handing the Best Supporting Actress award to THANDIE NEWTON,...

Bafta Stars Brave British Weather

Hollywood glamour had to contend with traditional British rainy weather at the BAFTAs as attending stars dodged puddles outside London's Odeon Leicester Square cinema. Many stars made last minute fashion changes and turned to...

Bafta Stars Brave British Weather

Hollywood glamour had to contend with traditional British rainy weather at the BAFTAs as attending stars dodged puddles outside London's Odeon Leicester Square cinema. Many stars made last minute fashion changes and turned to...

Newton Wants Her Curves Back

Stunning actress THANDIE NEWTON is desperate to put some weight on, after losing her curves while breast-feeding. The CRASH star, 33, gave birth to her second child NICO in December 2004 and is keen...

Eva Green Is Bond's Girl

French actress EVA GREEN will play DANIEL CRAIG's leading lady in his debut JAMES BOND performance. The 25-year-old will play VESPER LYND in CASINO ROYALE after a host of screen beauties including ANGELINA JOLIE,...

Casting Announcements Expected For Latest Bond Film

LATEST: Additional casting announcements for the new JAMES BOND film CASINO ROYALE, are expected today (15FEB06) at a press conference in Prague, where the film is currently shooting. The film is going into it's...

Newton Laughs Off Bond Girls Rumours

British actress THANDIE NEWTON has laughed off reports she is set to become the next JAMES BOND girl opposite DANIEL CRAIG. The MUNICH heart-throb has flown to Prague, Czech Republic to film his 007...

London Critics Honour Constant Gardener Stars

RALPH FIENNES's week took a turn for the better yesterday (08FEB06) when the newly-dumped star of THE CONSTANT GARDENER picked up a Best British Actor nod at the London Film Critics' Circle awards - while...

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