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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...

Burton To Receive Top Honour At Venice Film Festival

TIM BURTON is to be honoured at the Venice International Film Festival later this year (07), for his contributions to the movie industry. The BATMAN director will receive the lifetime achievement award at the Italian...

Depp's Film 'On Hold' For Sick Daughter

Filming of Johnny Depp's latest movie has been put on hold until his daughter has recovered from her illness.According to the Sun newspaper, the Pirates of the Caribbean actor has vowed not to return to...

By on 13 March 2007

Depp's Daughter 'Improving'

Johnny Depp's daughter is said to be showing signs of improvement after being treated in a London hospital.Details of Lily-Rose's condition have remained sketchy as Depp and his partner Vanessa Paradis have sought to maintain...

By on 09 March 2007

Cage's Debt To Comic Books

Hollywood fanboy NICOLAS CAGE was desperate to star in comic book adaptation GHOST RIDER - because he learned to read using graphic novels. The actor saw the project as his opportunity to repay a debt...

Burton And Bonham Carter's Boy Lands Second Cameo

The son of director TIM BURTON and actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER will make his second cameo appearance in his father's next movie - at the tender age of three. BILLY RAY BURTON, who can briefly...

Devito: 'A Monkey Nearly Castrated Me!'

Hollywood star DANNY DeVITO was nearly castrated on the set of 1992 movie BATMAN RETURNS after being attacked by a monkey. The funnyman appeared in the TIM BURTON-directed movie opposite MICHAEL KEATON's BATMAN as THE...

Irish Unknown To Star Opposite Depp In Sweeney Todd

An unknown Irish actress has landed the dream role of JOHANNA opposite JOHNNY DEPP in TIM BURTON's star-studded musical SWEENEY TODD. Scottish Academy of Music and Drama student JAYNE WISENER will play the ingenue in...

Burton Sued By Former Girlfriend Marie For 'Fraud'

Director TIM BURTON fraudulently stripped his former girlfriend LISA MARIE of her right to palimony, according to a lawsuit filed yesterday (27DEC06) by the model. Marie claims Burton, her lawyer and her friends conspired to...

Burton Defends Cohen's Singing Ability

LATEST: TIM BURTON has hailed SACHA BARON COHEN's singing ability in the face of media reports suggesting his songs have been cut from the forthcoming SWEENEY TODD movie. The BORAT and ALI G creator plays...

Ripley Film Resurrected For Carrey

LATEST: Comedian JIM CARREY's latest film, RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT, is back on track after being postponed earlier this year (06), because of a budget blowout. Filmmakers have hired STEVE OEDEKERK to overhaul the...

Cohen's Singing Dumped From Sweeney Todd

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN's singing has reportedly been cut from TIM BURTON's forthcoming SWEENEY TODD movie, because it's so bad. The BORAT and ALI G creator plays SIGNOR ADOLFO PIRELLI - the arch-rival of...

Rickman Joins Sweeney Todd Cast

Beloved British 'bad guy' ALAN RICKMAN is set to play the villain again after signing up for a role in TIM BURTON's movie adaptation of SWEENEY TODD. The thespian will play JUDGE TURPIN in the...

Cohen's Sweeney Todd Role Not Confirmed

Director TIM BURTON has slammed reports SACHA BARON COHEN has signed up to star in upcoming film SWEENEY TODD, insisting talks with the BORAT funnyman are far from concluded. Earlier this month (NOV06), media outlets...

Burton Beats The Bullies

Film-maker TIM BURTON "exorcised demons" by basing movie characters on his own childhood enemies. The director found it therapeutic to cast clueless jocks in BEETLEJUICE becuase it reminded him of his own school bullies. Burton...

Cohen Lands Sweeney Todd Role

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN is set to get dramatic after landing a coveted villain role in TIM BURTON's SWEENEY TODD film. The BORAT star will play barber PIRELLI opposite JOHNNY DEPP and Burton's partner...

Burton: 'Living In London Is Like Being In A Hammer Film'

Film-maker TIM BURTON loves his adopted hometown of London because its streets remind him of vintage British horror films. Burton grew up in Los Angeles but now lives in the UK's capital city with his...

Bonham Carter: 'I Need To Work'

British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER is addicted to work, even though her partner TIM BURTON pays the bills. The FIGHT CLUB star doesn't have to accept roles for money, but she needs to pursue her...

Burton And Bonham Carter's Unusual Living Arrangement

TIM BURTON and HELENA BONHAM CARTER have an unusual domestic arrangement - they live in adjacent houses that have been "welded together" by a single corridor. The couple's three-year-old son BILLY lives in Burton's house...

Burton Tired Of Dark Reputation

Quirky movie maker TIM BURTON has had enough of his dark image, insisting there's more to him than his gothic side. The EDWARD SCISSORHANDS director's obsession with the afterlife and Frankenstein myths have earned him...

Burton And Bonham Carter Hoping For Another Child

British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER is so keen to have another child with partner TIM BURTON, she's drawn up a schedule of the best times for her to conceive. The 40-year-old PLANET OF THE APES...

Burton 'Devastated' By Halt In Filming

Quirky movie maker TIM BURTON was devastated when filming for RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT ground to a halt earlier this year (06), but he refuses to blame star JIM CARREY. EDWARD SCISSORHANDS director...

Bonham Carter Misses Premiere After Son Breaks Arm

HELENA BONHAM CARTER was forced to miss the London premiere of her new movie SIXTY SIX on Monday (23OCT06) after her two-year-old boy broke his arm Bonham Carter had no choice but to abandon...

Burton's Nightmare Was A Feverish Dream

Quirky film-maker TIM BURTON has revealed his cult cartoon THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS was the result of a feverish dream. The director admits the 1993 classic, which has just been re-released in 3-D, started off...

Carter Reunites With Burton And Depp For Musical

HELENA BONHAM CARTER will re-team TIM BURTON and JOHNNY DEPP in the big screen adaptation of SWEENEY TODD. Carter, Burton's longtime off-screen partner, has starring in Burton-directed films such as CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY,...

Burton And Carter's House Of Delight

TIM BURTON and HELENA BONHAM CARTER regularly stun guests at their luxury home with their bizarre obsession with false teeth and ladies bloomers. The PLANET OF THE APE actress runs her own fashion line, Pantaloonies.com,...

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