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Celebrities Pay Tribute To Mike Nichols

Hollywood veterans Steven Spielberg, Kevin Spacey, and Julianne Moore have paid tribute to The Graduate director Mike Nichols following his death on Wednesday (19Nov14).Nichols, the husband of news anchor Diane Sawyer, passed away following a...

The Graduate Director Mike Nichols Dies

Mike Nichols, the Oscar-winning director of The Graduate and husband of news anchor Diane Sawyer, has died at the age of 83.Nichols died suddenly on Wednesday (19Nov14) but no further details were available as Wenn...

Sharon Stone Portrays Mrs. Robinson In One-night-only The Graduate Reading

Sharon Stone stunned theatregoers in Los Angeles on Thursday night (17Apr14) by taking to the stage at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Bing Theater as The Graduate's seductress Mrs. Robinson.The Basic Instinct star...

Dustin Hoffman Picked Up Directing Tips From Nichols And Levinson

Dustin Hoffman drew from his on-set experiences with The Graduate's Mike Nichols to ensure he got the best out of his lead stars when he stepped up to direct Quartet.The Tootsie star admits he had...

Emilia Fox Wants To Play Mrs Robinson

British actress Emilia Fox is hoping to shed her clothes to play Mrs Robinson in a stage adaptation of The Graduate.The Pianist star, 38, is a big fan of the 1967 film version starring Dustin...

Bonnie And Clyde Director Arthur Penn Dead At 88

Director Arthur Penn, whose films include Bonnie and Clyde, The Miracle Worker, Little Big Man, and The Missouri Breaks died Tuesday in New York at age 88. Penn was nominated for an Oscar for Bonnie...

Kardashian And Bieber In The Graduate Shoot

Socialite KIM KARDASHIAN and teen pop sensation JUSTIN BIEBER have channelled THE GRADUATE to act out an affair between a younger man and older woman for a steamy new photoshoot.The reality star was sent death...

Hoffman Was Cut Out To Be A Jazz Pianist

DUSTIN HOFFMAN is convinced he would have lived his life as a jazz pianist if his acting career hadn't taken off with THE GRADUATE. The movie great still thinks pal Mike Nichols was playing a...

Hoffman Thought He'd Be Fired From Graduate Set

DUSTIN HOFFMAN was convinced he'd be fired from the set of classic movie THE GRADUATE. The paranoid Oscar winner was left fearing the worst after producers decided his then-roommate, Gene Hackman, was badly cast in...

Moore And Kutcher Won't Do Graduate

DEMI MOORE and her husband ASHTON KUTCHER have decided not to go ahead with a planned remake of the 1967 hit film THE GRADUATE, because couples who are together in real life never work well...

Hoffman: 'I Turned Down Close Encounters'

DUSTIN HOFFMAN rejected a leading role in STEVEN SPIELBERG's CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND in the mid-1970s because he was uncomfortable with being a Hollywood superstar. The veteran actor star regularly turned down the...

Hoffman's Sequel Desires

DUSTIN HOFFMAN would love to star in sequels of the films that made him famous. The veteran actor dreams of the opportunity to revisit old characters because he has so many inventive script ideas. Hoffman says,...

Hoffman's Mother Urged Him To Have Nose Job

DUSTIN HOFFMAN almost changed his trademark shapely nose as a teenager, because his mother told him he would be happier if he underwent cosmetic surgery. THE GRADUATE legend was almost convinced by his parent, who...

Hoffman: 'I've Never Been Seduced By An Older Woman'

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN has never fallen for an older woman, unlike his character in his breakthrough movie THE GRADUATE. Hoffman was famously seduced by the late ANNE BANCROFT in the 1967 classic, but he...

Downey Jr Still Surprised By One Night Stand

ROBERT DOWNEY JR is still amazed movie-maker MIKE FIGGIS hired him to star in ONE NIGHT STAND - because when they met, the actor was high, shoeless and carrying a gun. The GOTHIKA star was...

Hoffman Feared He'd Flunked Graduate Audition

DUSTIN HOFFMAN feared the worst when he exited his audition for THE GRADUATE, when a prop guy who oversaw his try out insisted he'd need the tokens that fell out of his coat pocket. The...

Graduate Writer Saved From Penniless Fate

THE GRADUATE writer CHARLES WEBB has landed a $54,000 (GBP30,000) book deal to release its sequel HOME SCHOOL, saving him from eviction and spiralling debts. The 67-year-old author missed out on the millions the 1967...

Graduate Author Penniless

The author of movie classic THE GRADUATE is completely broke and faces eviction from his home, after missing out on the millions the 1967 film made. CHARLES WEBB, 67, sold the movie rights to the...

Animal House Is Beeriest Movie Ever

Classic 1978 comedy ANIMAL HOUSE has been voted the best beer-drinking movie of all time, in a poll by American brewery Heartland. Fans of the fraternity flick will be raising their glasses after learning the...

Reiner: 'There's Truth Behind The Graduate'

Classic movie THE GRADUATE is based on the story of a real-life California family in the 1960s, according to Hollywood director ROB REINER. The film-maker's latest picture, RUMOR HAS IT, pits JENNIFER ANISTON as...

The Graduate Tops Soundtracks Poll

SIMON AND GARFUNKEL's THE GRADUATE soundtrack has topped a new movie music poll. The duo's 1967 classic album, which featured hits like MRS ROBINSON and THE SOUND OF SILENCE, beat PRINCE's PURPLE RAIN and...

Turner Vows Never To Get Surgery

Hollywood icon KATHLEEN TURNER has slammed actresses who opt for cosmetic surgery, because she still feels fabulous at 52. The WAR OF THE ROSES actress, who famously bared all on a London stage as...

Turner Visits London For New Year

Movie star KATHLEEN TURNER will celebrate New Year's Eve (31DEC05) in London, but expects her 18-year-old daughter RACHEL ANN to abandon her and visiting the city's clubs. The SERIAL MOM actress developed a love...

Turner Returns To West End

Acting legend KATHLEEN TURNER is returning to London's West End to star in a stage version of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF in the new year (06). Turner, who has been starring in the...

Anne Bancroft Memorial

MEL BROOKS held a private memorial for his late wife ANNE BANCROFT at New York's St James Theater on Monday (27JUN05). The actress, most famous for her role in THE GRADUATE, died earlier this...

Anne Bancroft Dies

ANNE BANCROFT died at New York City's Mount Sinai Medical Center on Monday (06JUN05) following a battle against uterine cancer. She was 73. The late screen icon won a Best Actress OSCAR in 1963...

Hall Still In Post-jagger Therapy

Former supermodel JERRY HALL is still undergoing therapy to help her get over her split with former husband SIR MICK JAGGER - six years after the couple went their separate ways. The blonde...

Mcgillis Quits Hollywood To Help Young Addicts

Film veteran KELLY McGILLIS is stepping away from the limelight to pursue a college course in addiction studies - because she has personal experience with drug dependency and wants to help others. The TOP...

Webb Is Writing Graduate Sequel

Author CHARLES WEBB is writing a sequel to his hit book THE GRADUATE, but he doesn't want the project to become a movie until after his death. According to website GUARDIANUNLIMITED.COM, Webb's new book,...

Hoffman: 'I Lost My Spark'

Hollywood legend DUSTIN HOFFMAN was forced to take a sabbatical - while he re-evaluated whether he wanted to continue working in the shallow and money-driven movie industry. THE GRADUATE actor - who has returned...

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