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Author Mario Puzo's Lost Film Reels From The Godfather Up For Auction

The current owner of the home that once belonged to Puzo's heirs stumbled across the movie gold while tidying up and he has handed over the lost reels to bosses at Boston, Massachusetts-based...

Francis Ford Coppola To Head Marrakech Film Festival Jury

The moviemaker will lead a panel of judges, featuring former Bond girl and new mum Olga Kurylenko, Italian actor/director Sergio Castellitto and French moviemaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet, when the event gets underway in Morocco...

Classic Hollywood Movie Props To Go On Sale

A grenade launcher wielded by Al Pacino in Scarface is expected to fetch up to $30,000 (£18,750), and John Belushi's famous Ray-Ban shades from The Blues Brothers are due to sell for up...

The Godfather House Is Up For Sale

The iconic home of the Corleone clan from Francis Ford Coppla’s 1972 classic The Godfather has gone on sale in New York for a whopping $2.89m (£1.85m). Marlon Brando was the man of that house...

The Godfather Tops Hollywood's Best Film List

The Godfather has been named Hollywood's top movie of all-time following an extensive survey of Tinseltown's top studio bosses, Oscar winners and players.The 1972 crime drama has beaten out The Wizard of Oz and Citizen...

Godfather Cinematographer Gordon Willis Dies

Gordon Willis, the cinematographer behind The Godfather trilogy, has died aged 82.Willis passed away on Sunday (18May14). No further details of his death have been released. In a career spanning 50 years, Willis worked...

Robert Duvall's Guitar Gift Helped Turn Hunter Hayes Into A Star

Grammy Award nominee Hunter Hayes has Robert Duvall to thank for his musical success because a musical gift The Godfather star gave him for his sixth birthday inspired him to become a big star.The singer...

Alec Baldwin Marries Hilaria Thomas

Alec Baldwin has married fiancee Hilaria Thomas.The '30 Rock' actor tied the knot with the yoga instructor yesterday (30.06.12) at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in New York, in a ceremony watched by their close friends...

Alec Baldwin To Marry At The Tend Of The Month

Alec Baldwin is set to marry fiancee Hilaria Thomas at the the of the month.The '30 Rock' actor will tie the knot with the Spanish-born yoga instructor at New York's Basilica of St. Patrick's Old...

Chris Hemsworth: Downey Jr Is The Avengers 'Godfather'

Chris Hemsworth regards Robert Downey Jr. as the ''godfather'' of superhero team The Avengers. The 28-year-old actor - who stars as Thor in the forthcoming 'Marvel Avengers Assemble' movie - looked up to the 47-year-old...

Paramount Signs Deal With The Enemy Google

Paramount is playing ball with Google's new online rental platform Google Play, despite the fact that its corporate parent, Viacom, is still pursuing a $1-billion claim against it. The deal licenses some 500 movies to...

The Godfather Creator's Estate Files Counter-claim Against Movie Studio

Lawyers acting for the estate of The Godfather author Mario Puzo have filed a $10 million (£6.25 million) counter-claim against Paramount Pictures after the movie studio launched legal action last month (Feb12) over a new...

The Godfather Creator's Estate Sued By Movie Studio

Bosses at the movie studio behind The Godfather films have launched legal action against the estate of the story's creator after one of his heirs authorised a new series of books about the mafia family.Executives...

Fantastic Godfather Prince Andrew

Britain's Prince Andrew is an "absolutely fantastic" godfather.Model Angie Everhart asked her royal pal to take on the spiritual guidance of her 19-month-old son Kayden - her child with former boyfriend Chad Stansbury - and...

Jay-z Thinks Hip-hop Is Mellow

Jay Z thinks marijuana has made hip-hop more "mellow".The '99 Problems' hitmaker believes the genre has changed over the years to become less intense, and thinks that is due to the drug consumption of some...

Simon Pegg: I've Kissed Men

Simon Pegg has revealed he has "snogged quite a few" men in his lifetime. The 'Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn' star admits he has always been an enthusiastic friend and used to greet...

Daniel Craig: Dragon Tattoo Is 'Horribly Graphic'

Daniel Craig says 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' is as "adult as you can possible make it".The James Bond actor - who plays journalist Mikael Blomkvist in the remake of the film, which is...

Tom Felton: Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Breaks Boundaries

Tom Felton thinks 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' will break boundaries. The 23-year-old actor - who plays bullying Dodge in the forthcoming movie alongside James Franco - believes the graphics in the film...

George Michael Forced To Pull Out Of Charity Ball

George Michael has pulled out of his appearance at tonight's (15.06.11) Keep A Child Alive Black Ball.The 'Faith' hitmaker - who was due to perform alongside Alicia Keys at the event, which raises funds to...

Carine Roitfeld: 'Iggy Pop Has Great Style'

Carine Roitfeld is aware of her resemblance to rocker Iggy Pop.The former editor-in-chief of French Vogue admitted people often compare her to the 64-year-old 'Real Wild Child' hitmaker, famed for his olive skin, bulging veins,...

The Hangover Sequel Inspired By The Godfather

The Hangover director Todd Phillips changed the name of the upcoming sequel to pay homage to The Godfather movies because he is convinced his follow-up "lives up to" its predecessor.The moviemaker had originally intended to...

Bruno Mars' Admiration For James Brown

Bruno Mars says watching James Brown "changed his life."The 'Grenade' hitmaker revealed he would watch old recordings of the 'I Feel Good' singer - known as the Godfather of Soul - which inspired him to...

Violante Placido Destined To Act

Violante Placido's mother always wanted her to be an actress.'The American' star - whose parents are 'The Godfather' actress Simonetta Stefanelli and Italian TV star Michele Placido - showed early signs of wanting a career...

Godfather House For Sale

A house used as the home of MARLON BRANDO's VITO CORLEONE character in THE GODFATHER has gone on sale for almost $3 million (£2 million).The eight-bedroom, four-bathroom property on Staten Island, New York featured in...

Robert De Niro Wins Lifetime Achievement

Robert De Niro is to be given a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes 2011.The veteran actor will be given the Cecile B. DeMille award in recognition of his career, which has spanned almost...

Val Kilmer Gets Twixt Now And Sunrise

Val Kilmer is to play the lead role in Francis Ford Coppola's 'Twixt Now and Sunrise'. The 50-year-old actor - best known for his roles in 'Top Gun' and 'Alexander - will play the main...

Serge Pizzorno Serenading Baby With New Tracks

Serge Pizzorno has been serenading his baby with new Kasabian songs.The rocker has revealed his two-month-old son Ennio - his child with his partner Amy - is already showing an interest in music and loves...

50 Cent Urged To Adopt Rhino

50 Cent has been asked to become the "godfather" of a rhinoceros.The 'Baby By Me' rapper was urged by South African charity eBlockwatch to adopt Phila, an endangered black rhino who has been shot nine...

Russell Watson's Liability Worry

Russell Watson worried he'd become "a liability" after being treated for a brain tumour.The tenor thanked fans for standing by him during his long battle with health problems - which saw him have two pituitary...

The Saturdays Go Grime?

The Saturdays are to work with the 'Godfather of Grime' on a new track. British MC Wiley - who is part of grime collective Roll Deep, and has been dubbed the 'Godfather of Grime' -...

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