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Judges Asks Jury To Decide If The Island Was A Rip-off

Sci-fi movie flop THE ISLAND is at the centre of a copyright fight after a federal judge in New York ruled last week (ends20OCT06) that there is enough evidence to suggest the film is similar...

Mcgregor's Wife Ignores Infidelity Lies

Scottish screen hunk EWAN MCGREGOR is horrified by rumours he seduces his sexy co-stars - but his wife EVE simply laughs off the reports. The MOULIN ROUGE! star has endured constant speculation of flirtations between...

Johansson Hints At Rift With Bay

Hollywood beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON has hinted she has a bad relationship with her THE ISLAND director MICHAEL BAY, declaring the movie-maker has "lots of enemies". Johansson and her Island co-star EWAN McGREGOR's acting skills...

Scarlett To Play Amazonian Warrior

History lover SCARLETT JOHANSSON is to play an Amazonian warrior in a new movie after telling producers she craved the role. The actress pitched the idea for the project, called AMAZON, to the writers...

Us Box-office Suffers An Eight Year Summer Low

This year's (05) big-budget movie flops THE ISLAND and KINGDOM OF HEAVEN are responsible for America's box-office sales plummeting to a low of eight years. Box-office performance company Exhibitor Relations claims attendance figures are...

Charlie Beats Bewitched To Top The UK Box Office

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY has topped the UK box office for a fourth successive week, leaving NICOLE KIDMAN's new movie BEWITCHED in second place. Bewitched , which also stars WILL FERRELL and SHIRLEY...

Johansson Slams Cruise

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON is the latest star to slam TOM CRUISE's attack on BROOKE SHIELDS for using medication to ease postpartum depression. Cruise - who claims to have helped people fight drug...

Johansson: Americans 'Disappointed' By Bush's Re-election

SCARLETT JOHANSSON believes most Americans are disappointed President GEORGE W BUSH was re-elected last year (NOV04). THE ISLAND actress campaigned for Democratic presidential candidate JOHN KERRY to win the 2004 election race and believes...

Johansson Defended By Cox

British acting veteran BRIAN COX has blasted the producers of THE ISLAND for blaming poor ticket sales on the SCARLETT JOHANSSON's performance. The 59-year-old star leaped to the blonde star's defence after film bosses...

Mcgregor Earns Minimum Wage For Latest Role

EWAN McGREGOR is being paid just $510 (GBP285) a week for playing a gay man in his latest movie. The Scottish actor, whose last film THE ISLAND cost $122 million (GBP67.9 million) to make,...

Charlie Stays On Top Of The UK Box Office

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is spending a third triumphant week at the top of the UK box-office chart, holding back critically slammed blockbuster THE ISLAND in second place. The TIM BURTON movie, which...

Johansson Hits Back At Island Producers

LATEST: SCARLETT JOHANSSON is furious producers WALTER PARKES and LAURIE MacDONALD have blamed her and EWAN McGREGOR for the box-office failure of their big-budget film THE ISLAND. The screen beauty was staggered by their...

Island Producers Blame Actors For Flop

THE ISLAND's producers have blamed the movie's stars SCARLETT JOHANSSON and EWAN McGREGOR for the critical-mauling its received. Producer WALTER PARKES and his wife LAURIE have used their website to stage a vicious attack...

The Island Accused Of Being A Copy

Movie giants Dreamworks and Warner Bros are being sued by the producers of a 1979 film, who claim the EWAN McGREGOR movie THE ISLAND is based on. A lawsuit was filed on Monday (8AUG05),...

Johansson Defends Director Bay's Reputation

Movie actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON has defended her THE ISLAND director MICHAEL BAY, insisting his reputation for being demanding on set is largely unfounded. The 20-year-old stars opposite EWAN McGREGOR in Bay's latest blockbuster, and...

Johansson Slams Mcgregor's Teenage Kiss

Movie siren SCARLETT JOHANSSON was less than impressed with EWAN McGREGOR'S kissing prowess while filming THE ISLAND, insisting he was no better than an adolescent. Johansson shared a screen smooch with the Scottish hunk,...

Johansson Keen To Work With Burton

Screen siren SCARLETT JOHANSSON is desperate to work with maverick director TIM BURTON after hearing EWAN McGREGOR enthuse about the movie-maker on the set of THE ISLAND. The GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING...

Bay Lands Film Crew In Trouble As He Shows Off Stunt Car

Film-maker MICHAEL BAY staged his own practical joke on a US TV crew at the weekend (23JUL05), when he suggested they take his unregistered stunt car for a spin in Hollywood. The PEARL HARBOR...

Johansson Found Island Shoot A Bruising Experience

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON was surprised how physically challenging the shoot for blockbuster THE ISLAND was - because she was always covered in bruises. Johansson, who is more used to starring in dramatic roles...

Charlie Still Rules As Mcgregor And Thornton Flop

EWAN McGREGOR's new futuristic action film THE ISLAND and BILLY BOB THORNTON's baseball comedy BAD NEWS BEARS failed to make a dent in the top three at the US box office this weekend (24JUL05)....

Clooney In Line For Transformers Role

Director MICHAEL BAY is considering GEORGE CLOONEY for the role of Autobot leader OPTIMUS PRIME in the forthcoming movie adaptation of cartoon series TRANSFORMERS. THE ISLAND filmmaker was surprised by reports Clooney is playing...

Scarlett Insisted On Going Topless

SCARLETT JOHANSSON had to plead with THE ISLAND director MICHAEL BAY to let her appear topless in one early morning scene in the sci-fi action film. Bay tried to cover up the sexy blonde,...

Brave Johansson Insists The Show Must Go On Despite Bombings

Actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON is determined not to let London's bombings upset her summer plans in the British capital - in fact she can't wait to get back there. Currently promoting her new action movie...

Ewan Buys Another Bike

EWAN McGREGOR has added to his impressive superbike collection by ordering a vintage 1969 BSA A65 Lightning in his native Britain. The Scottish actor already owns six motorbikes - four in London and two...

Johansson Forced To Shape Up On The Set

SCARLETT JOHANSSON was forced to work-out as she filmed futuristic new action film THE ISLAND after her preparation plans fell foul of tonsil trouble. The actress scrapped her work-out plans after having her tonsils...

Mcgregor Fears Backlash For The Island

Scottish hunk EWAN McGREGOR fears he'll be blasted for appearing in upcoming Hollywood movie THE ISLAND. The 34-year-old star is convinced his decision to star in the MICHAEL BAY thriller alongside screen siren SCARLETT...

Johansson Injured On Film Set

SCARLETT JOHANSSON is suffering with crippling shin-splints on the set of her latest movie THE ISLAND, because her legs can't cope with the gruelling physical work demanded of her. The sexy actress had previously...

Mcgregor Bored Of Bluescreen

Scottish screen hunk EWAN McGREGOR only agreed to star in MICHAEL BAY's upcoming movie THE ISLAND on the promise he wouldn't have to spend hours in front of a bluescreen. The successful actor was...

Mcgregor: 'Cloning Makes Perfect Sense'

Scottish actor EWAN McGREGOR has become inspired by his new sci-fi movie about human clones - and loves the idea of cloning himself for "spare parts" McGregor appears with actress SCARLETT JOHANSSEN in THE...

Johansson's Mother Orders Her To Take Time-off

Movie beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON's mother has ordered her to take time off - because she fears her daughter's excessive work schedule is making her ill. The 20-year-old actress, who is currently filming thriller...

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