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Britt Ekland Brands Wicker Man Co-stars Boring

Actress Britt Ekland hated shooting cult horror movie The Wicker Man and has branded her co-stars Edward Woodward and Sir Christopher Lee "dour".The Swedish star played a sexy temptress in the creepy 1973 movie, which...

Cage Wants To Visit The Wicker Man Flop

Nicolas Cage is keen to make a sequel to his 2006 movie flop The Wicker Man.The actor received nothing but criticism for his role in the remake, which barely broke even, but that hasn't stopped...

Collins Offers Up Secrets From Scrapped Wicker Man Sequel

The scrapped sequel to classic 1970s movie THE WICKER MAN was to star JOAN COLLINS and CHRISTOPHER LEE as evil cult leaders. Collins reveals the production, which was due to start shooting in the Scottish...

Woodward Denies Wicker Man Musical

Actor EDWARD WOODWARD has laughed off reports his 1970s cult movie THE WICKER MAN is set to be turned into a musical. The veteran star, who admits he has not watched the Nicolas Cage-starring 2006...

Woodward Snubs Cage's Wicker Man Remake

Veteran actor EDWARD WOODWARD has vowed never to watch the 2006 remake of his thriller THE WICKER MAN - because it could never live up to the legacy of the original. The 77-year-old star was...

Wicker Man Sequel Scrapped

Plans to produce a sequel to 1970s cult movie THE WICKER MAN have been scrapped due to "financing problems". A remake of the original movie - with Nicolas Cage in the leading role - was...

Ekland Makes Bum Decision On Film

Actress BRITT EKLAND is still ruing the day she asked for a body double for cult classic THE WICKER MAN - and landed a sex worker from Scotland to do the duty. The 65-year-old was...

Ekland Gave Director The Bum Rush Over Nudity Scene

Swedish actress BRITT EKLAND drove director ROBIN HARDY crazy when she refused to bare her bottom in cult movie THE WICKER MAN. The blonde beauty famously used a double for the saucy scene in the...

Stone Leads Razzie Awards

SHARON STONE's BASIC INSTINCT sequel appears to be have been a risk not worth taking after notching up seven nominations at next month's (24FEB07) Razzie Awards, including Worst Picture and Worst Actress Of The Year....

Ekland Lives In Fear In London

Actress BRITT EKLAND is too scared to venture out in London on her own, because she fears "drugged up" and drunken youths running riot in the British capital. The Swedish born 62-year-old - once married...

Wicker Man Fails To Scare Dupree Off The UK Box Office

NICOLAS CAGE's horror movie THE WICKER MAN has failed to scare YOU, ME AND DUPREE off the top of the UK box office. The OWEN WILSON and KATE HUDSON comedy took GBP1.16 million ($2.8 million)...

Labute Scrapped Wicker Man Previews To Keep Twists Secret

Movie maker NEIL LaBUTE insisted studio bosses pull previews of his new film, a remake of classic thriller THE WICKER MAN, because he feared journalists would spoil his carefully planned surprises. THE SHAPE OF THINGS...

Upset Hardy Gets Legal To Keep His Name Out Of Wicker Man Remake

British movie-maker ROBIN HARDY is so upset about the remake of his cult film THE WICKER MAN, he has hired a legal team to make sure he isn't inaccurately connected to the new film. Hardy,...

Cage Credits Ramone For Wicker Man Inspiration

NICOLAS CAGE's first horror movie is a tribute to late pal JOHNNY RAMONE. The movie star is producing and starring in a remake of cult 1973 EDWARD WOODWARD film THE WICKER MAN - a nod...

Labute Defends Wicker Man Remake

Director NEIL LaBUTE insists original THE WICKER MAN star CHRISTOPHER LEE will be happy with his remake of the cult horror classic, despite the veteran actor labelling the new movie "desperate". Lee, 84, played cult...

Labute's Wicker Man Will Be Fully Clothed

Director NEIL LaBUTE is warning fans of the 1973 cult classic THE WICKER MAN they may be disappointed by his new remake - because he has ditched the sensational nudity prevalent in the original movie....

Lee: 'New Wicker Man Is Desperate'

Movie veteran CHRISTOPHER LEE has branded the upcoming Hollywood remake of THE WICKER MAN as "desperate". Lee, 84, starred in the original cult movie in 1973, which, he warns, is a hard act to follow....

Edward Woodward Turns Down Film Offer

EDWARD WOODWARD has turned down the offer of a cameo in THE WICKER MAN remake, because he still wants to be the star. Woodward received critical acclaim for his lead role in the original 1973...

Christopher Lee: 'I Scare Women'

Veteran British actor CHRISTOPHER LEE insists his signature role as COUNT DRACULA has put women off him for most of his life. The 83-year-old actor, who first appeared as the infamous vampire in 1958...

Wicker Man Voted Best Cult Film

Horror film THE WICKER MAN has been voted the greatest cult movie of all time by British magazine Hotdog. The sinister 1973 film, which sees rookie policeman EDWARD WOODWARD drawn into investigating the disappearance...

Christopher Lee Questions Wicker Man Remake

British horror movie icon CHRISTOPHER LEE has poured scorn on a planned remake of cult film THE WICKER MAN because he thinks setting the film in America is a joke. THE LORD OF THE...

Cage 'Disturbed' By Wicker Man

NICOLAS CAGE was thrilled to be offered a part in the upcoming remake of the 1973 horror classic THE WICKER MAN, because the original movie haunted him for weeks. Cage, 41, was introduced to...

Director Cuts Ties With Wicker Man Remake

British director ROBIN HARDY refuses to be associated with the new Hollywood remake of his classic 1973 horror movie THE WICKER MAN, and has requested that his name be removed from all publicity material....

Caine's Classic Voted Top British Movie Of All Time

SIR MICHAEL CAINE's classic 1971 movie GET CARTER has beaten TRAINSPOTTING to the title of best British movie of all time. The gangster film, which shows the OSCAR-winning actor as ruthless killer JACK...

Cleese's Fawlty Towers Tops

JOHN CLEESE's comedy classic FAWLTY TOWERS has proved the most popular show with users of a new online archive of British films and TV programmes. The BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE made their store of 50,000...

Christopher Lee's Transport Dilemma

Legendary movie star CHRISTOPHER LEE can no longer use public transport - because fans mob him wherever he goes. THE WICKER MAN actor says he is unable to use London's underground trains because signing...

Exorcist Is Top Terror

Controversial 1973 horror film THE EXORCIST has been voted the top scary movie of all time in a poll of British video renters. The WILLIAM FRIEDKIN chiller, which stars LINDA BLAIR as possessed 12-year-old...

Nicolas Cage Set For Wicker Man Remake

Hollywood star NICOLAS CAGE is gearing up to lead a remake of the classic British horror movie THE WICKER MAN. In the original 1973 film, EDWARD WOODWARD plays a Christian policeman sent to a...

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