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New Line In Bait-and-switch Ad Campaign For Sweeney?

Chicago Sun-Times advertising/marketing columnist Lewis Lazare has accused Paramount/DreamWorks of launching a "bait and switch" ad campaign for its forthcoming (Dec. 21) release of Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Lazare...

No Country Wins First Award Of Season

The movie awards season got under way Wednesday with the National Board of Review naming the Coen Bros.' No Country for Old Men best picture of 2007. Tim Burton received the best director award for...

Manson Denies Burton Movie Rumours

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON has dismissed reports TIM BURTON is to direct his forthcoming LEWIS CARROLL biopic, insisting news about the filmmaker's involvement is all hearsay. Manson is due to start filming his delayed movie,...

Clooney And Page Take Nbrs

George Clooney and young actress Ellen Page have been recognised at the first major ceremony of the American movie awards season.Clooney took best actor at the US National Board of Review (NBR) ceremony for his...

By on 06 December 2007

Burton Decorates Christmas Tree With Dead Babies

TIM BURTON likes to bring a touch of Halloween to the holiday season - the director always decorates his Christmas tree with fake dead babies and slime balls. Horror fan Burton's partner Helena Bonham Carter,...

Dancing With Sweeney Todd Made Bonham Carter Sick

HELENA BONHAM CARTER struggled through dancing scenes in new movie musical SWEENEY TODD because she was three months pregnant with director TIM BURTON's child. To make matters worse, her dancing partner, Johnny Depp, didn't know...

Pop, Chaney + Karloff Inspire Depp's Sweeney Todd

JOHNNY DEPP credits punk icon IGGY POP and horror movie stars LON CHANEY and BORIS KARLOFF with helping him create the character of SWEENEY TODD for pal TIM BURTON's new movie musical. The actor, who...

Bonham Carter: 'I'm Depp's Twin'

Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER is convinced moviemaker TIM BURTON finds her attractive because she is the female double of his longtime pal and collaborator JOHNNY DEPP. The Brit, who is expecting a second child with...

Depp Set For Burton Ballet

Director TIM BURTON has found the ultimate test of Hollywood superstar JOHNNY DEPP's talents - a movie ballet. The pair have worked together in six movies to date, including Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow, the forthcoming...

Ledger: Nothing Intimidates Joker

Heath Ledger has explained the demands of taking on one of the most famous roles in cinema history - that of crazed Batman villain The Joker.Jack Nicholson defined the role in Tim Burton's Batman and...

By on 30 November 2007

Jack Angry At Joker Snub

Jack Nicholson has expressed his dismay at not being approached to reprise his iconic role as The Joker in the upcoming Batman film.Nicholson, who defined the character with his unforgettable performance in Tim Burton's 1989...

By on 08 November 2007

30 Days Sinks Its Fangs Into Serious Fare

Moviegoers turned their backs on serious dramas -- particularly those based on current news -- and instead opted for vampires and comedies over the weekend. Although a record eight films opened over the weekend, only...

Burton Builds $18,000 Shed

Filmmaker TIM BURTON and partner HELENA BONHAM CARTER have been given the green light to erect a $18,000 (GBP9,000) hut in the garden of their London home. The couple hope the "shepherd's hut" will provide...

Burton Honoured At Venice

Film director and producer Tim Burton was handed an award recognising his lifetime achievement last night at the Venice Film Festival.Johnny Depp, who is starring in Burton's latest film Sweeney Todd, handed Burton the Golden...

By on 06 September 2007

Burton Honoured In Venice

Director TIM BURTON has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival for his groundbreaking filmmaking. The Edward Scissorhands moviemaker was hailed by the Italian festival judges on Wednesday (05Sep07) as...

Burton And Bonham-carter Buy Posh Caravan

Hollywood couple TIM BURTON and HELENA BONHAM-CARTER have bought an antique 19th century caravan to help house their growing family. Burton and Bonham-Carter, who is pregnant with their second child, already boast an unusual living...

British Film To Kick Off Venice Film Festival

Atonement, the British film starring Keira Knightley, is to kick off the Venice Film Festival this evening.Stars and critics will attend the opening ceremony of the glamorous festival in the Palazzo del Cinema which is...

By on 29 August 2007

Burton's Ex Ordered To Revise Lawsuit

Moviemaker TIM BURTON has won the first round of a court battle with his ex-girlfriend - a judge has ordered she revise her suit. Actress Lisa Marie Smith, who has appeared in a string of...

Bonham Carter Pregnant

Actress Helena Bonham Carter and her partner Tim Burton have announced they are expecting their second child.Bonham Carter's representative told People: "[They] are very happy to be expecting their second child later this year."The pair...

By on 09 August 2007

Bonham Carter Is Pregnant

Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER is expecting her second child with her director boyfriend TIM BURTON. The couple already has a three-year-old son, Billy Raymond Burton. Their new baby is due in December (07). Bonham Carter's...

Tarantino To Serve Up Spaghetti Westerns

Cult film director Quentin Tarantino will present a number of Spaghetti Westerns in a special area at the Venice film festival.Over 30 of the low-budget movies will be shown, which Tarantino said would recognise some...

By on 26 July 2007

Hoffman Missed Out On Wonka

Movie star DUSTIN HOFFMAN has revealed he fought JOHNNY DEPP for the role of WILLY WONKA in director TIM BURTON's movie adaptation of Roald Dahl's Charlie + The Chocolate Factory. The 69-year-old Tootsie star tells...

Burton Leaves Ripley

Director TIM BURTON has walked away from new movie RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT, according to reports. The film has been beset with problems since it was first conceived, with cast changes and shooting schedules...

Peter Kay 'Inspiration' To Young

Peter Kay has featured above Jane Austen and Leonardo da Vinci in a survey of inspirational artists among 18 to 25-year-olds.The Bolton-born comedian was second only to Walt Disney on the list of top inspirations...

By on 18 June 2007

Burton Bringing Manson/von Teese Relationship To The Big Screen?

Director TIM BURTON is so fascinated by MARILYN MANSON's relationship with his estranged wife DITA VON TEESE, he is planning to turn the failed marriage into a movie. Burton is reportedly in talks with the...

Lee Cut From Sweeney Todd

Horror movie icon CHRISTOPHER LEE has been cut out of another major movie - director TIM BURTON has axed the actor's role as a ghost in SWEENEY TODD. Lee raged when his character Saruman was...

Musical Star Depp: 'I Can't Sing'

JOHNNY DEPP has called TIM BURTON crazy for casting him in new movie musical SWEENEY TODD, because the heartthrob star can't sing. Depp is currently filming his role as the 'Demon Barber of Fleet Street'...

Bohnam-carter Irritates Husband Burton On Set

British actress HELENA BONHAM-CARTER finds it tough working alongside her director/husband TIM BURTON - because she can't stop offering him filmmaking advice. The couple are working on a big screen adaptation of Sweeney Todd together...

Bonham-carter Planned To 'Divorce' Burton Over Movie Role

British actress HELENA BONHAM-CARTER insists she would have "divorced" boyfriend TIM BURTON if he hadn't cast her in his latest movie. The star battled against 40 other actresses to land a part in the Burton-directed...

Depp's Daughter Had E.coli Virus

LATEST: JOHNNY DEPP's daughter LILY-ROSE was lucky to survive a battle with the deadly E.coli virus, according to reports. The seven-year-old was hospitalised in London earlier this month (MAR07) suffering a mystery illness. It was...

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