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Disney Cuts Hundreds Of Film Jobs

Entertainment giant Disney is cutting 650 jobs across the world to focus its film division on family blockbusters. The American company will produce 12 movies a year, down from the current 18, and will steer...

Rosita Fernandez Dies

Tejano singer ROSITA FERNANDEZ died on Tuesday (02MAY06) in a San Antonio, Texas, hospice after a prolonged period of ill health. She was 88. Fernandez - who was known affectionately as Rosita - was one...

Historical Film Flops Up For Honours

Film flops TROY, ALEXANDER and THE ALAMO are still up for a little glory in the annual HARRY AWARDS. The critically-mauled movies will join KING ARTHUR and THE AVIATOR in the fight for the...

Patric Sues Texas Cop

LATEST: JULIA ROBERTS' ex JASON PATRIC is pressing ahead with plans to sue an Austin, Texas, policeman for the way he was treated during an arrest last March (04). The NARC star was falsely...

Quaid To Play Cooley In New Biopic

Movie star DENNIS QUAID is set for another real-life portrayal on the big screen after negotiating to play legendary fiddler SPADE COOLEY in a new film. The actor, who has played JERRY LEE LEWIS...

Thornton Views Acting Role As 'Great Release'

BILLY BOB THORNTON views acting as a "great release" after film roles enable him to carry out actions which would see him arrested in real life. The Hollywood actor, 49, reveled in playing a...

Thornton's Wild Image Helped Him In Alamo

Movie star BILLY BOB THORNTON related to his legendary character DAVEY CROCKET in new movie THE ALAMO, because they both had tough images to live up to. The actor insists his eccentric and wild...

The Who + Moon Top Outrage Poll

British band THE WHO have topped a British poll of "rock outrage" for their wild pranks and drug experiences. BBC RADIO 6 researchers have trawled rock archives to find the most shocking stories of...

Piracy Police Score First Conviction In Los Angeles

Anti-piracy police in Los Angeles have convicted the first man caught recording a movie in a California cinema. RUBEN MORENO, 34, has been placed on three years probation and will serve 42 days in...

Christ Back On Top At Easter

MEL GIBSON's epic movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST has jumped back to the top of the American box office thanks to an Easter (04) boost. In its seventh week on release,...

Billy Bob Attacks The Critics

BILLY BOB THORNTON has attacked critics who are threatening to ruin his new blockbuster THE ALAMO by writing stories suggesting the movie needed severe re-editing. The movie star, who plays DAVY CROCKETT in the...

Quaid Plans A Return To Texas

Movie star DENNIS QUAID is planning to return to his Texas roots - he's looking to buy a new home in Austin. The actor, 49, returned home to shoot new movie THE ALAMO and...

Producers Want To Preserve Alamo Set

Producers of BILLY BOB THORNTON's upcoming movie THE ALAMO are hoping to preserve the elaborate set constructed in Texas' Hill Country - even though it wasn't built to last. A second set used to...

Disney Postpones The Alamo Release

DISNEY have ruined the OSCAR chances of DENNIS QUAID's new movie THE ALAMO, after postponing its release till next April (04). Film-makers say they need more time to finish the film about the historic...

Billy Bob Signs Up For New Movie

Eccentric star BILLY BOB THORNTON has signed up to star in new independent movie CHRYSTAL. The SLING BLADE director will star in the film, which will be the feature-directing debut of RAY McKINNON, who...

Billy Bob Gives The Troops A Clean Wipe

Hollywood actor BILLY BOB THORNTON did his part for the American troops in Iraq - by sending them a barrage of baby wipes. The ex-husband of TOMB RAIDER beauty ANGELINA JOLIE heard a radio...

Billy Bob.s Single Again

Actor BILLY BOB THORNTON has ended his romance with his latest girlfriend - even though he'd planned to marry her. The eccentric MONSTER'S BALL star, who already has five marriages under his belt, split...

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