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Depp Practised Wonka On Daughter

JOHNNY DEPP practised his WILLY WONKA on his six year old daughter LILY-ROSE MELODY - because he was scared he'd make the character too dark. The actor - who plays the lead role in...

Wilder Retracts Depp Criticism

LATEST: Movie funnyman GENE WILDER has hailed JOHNNY DEPP as a "magical" choice to play WILLY WONKA in upcoming film CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - weeks after attacking Depp's casting in the movie remake....

Spielberg Voted Best Director

Legendary film-maker STEVEN SPIELBERG has been voted the greatest director of all time. Spielberg - the talent behind huge blockbuster hits including SCHINDLER'S LIST, E.T., CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND and SAVING PRIVATE...

Wilder: 'Wonka Remake Is All About Money'

Movie funnyman GENE WILDER has attacked TIM BURTON's choice of JOHNNY DEPP to play WILLY WONKA in upcoming film CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY as a money-making ploy. Wilder, who played Wonka in the...

Burton And Bonham Carter's Son's Walk-on Role

Acclaimed film-maker TIM BURTON's upcoming CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY movie is a real family affair - with both his partner HELENA BONHAM CARTER and young son BILLY RAY starring. The pair, who began...

Burton Mementoes Sold At Ex-girlfriend's Garage Sale

Quirky director TIM BURTON's ex LISA MARIE has been selling off artifacts from the couple's time together at a garage sale at their former Azuza, California, home. Fans of the film-maker, who now has...

One Actor Plays 10 Parts In Wonka Film

Just one actor will play all ten OOMPA LOOMPAs in TIM BURTON's upcoming movie version of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. Tiny thespian DEEP ROY has been cloned using digital technology after film-makers failed...

Burton Trains Up Squirrels For Wonka Film

Director TIM BURTON has spent six months training 200 squirrels for a scene in his latest movie CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. The original 1971 movie didn't include any animals, but the eccentric film-maker...

Burton Unimpressed With Wonka Movie

Director TIM BURTON is adamant his CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY movie remains true to the original novel, after being unimpressed with the 1971 film adaptation. GENE WILDER played ROALD DAHL's literary creation in...

Burton Stars In Revenge Auction

Movie director TIM BURTON is at the centre of a real-life revenge drama this weekend (13MAR05) after discovering his former fiancee LISA MARIE is auctioning off his most prized possessions behind his back. The...

Depp's 'Creepy' Performance To Scare Audiences

JOHNNY DEPP is eager to terrify young audiences with his "creepy" performance as WILLY WONKA in his latest movie CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. ANNASOPHIA ROBB, 11, who plays VIOLET in the TIM BURTON...

Keaton Longing For Beetlejuice Sequel

Movie star MICHAEL KEATON is desperate to bring the dead back to life in a sequel to his hit 1988 comedy BEETLEJUICE. The BATMAN star loved playing the mischievous ghoul opposite ALEC BALDWIN and...

Depp Worries About Working With Lee

Hollywood actor JOHNNY DEPP is dreading the prospect of working with screen legend CHRISTOPHER LEE, because he's so in awe of him. Lee, 82, has been cast as Depp's father in director TIM BURTON's...

Bonham Carter's West End Show Pushed Back

British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER's planned West End theatre performance has been pushed back until next year (05) because of scheduling difficulties. The British actress, who has a baby son BILLY RAY with...

Did Tim Burton Trick Lisa Marie Out Of Cash?

Hollywood director TIM BURTON has been accused of tricking ex-girlfriend LISA MARIE out of millions of dollars in potential earnings in a new lawsuit. The pair dated for almost 10 years and Marie starred...

X-men Director Takes On Superman Project

X-MEN director BRYAN SINGER is hoping to save the troubled SUPERMAN movie, after becoming the latest in a long line of filmmakers to be attached to the project. Over the years, the latest anticipated...

Martin And Paltrow's Convenience Move

New celebrity parents CHRIS MARTIN and GWYNETH PALTROW are moving house, so they can be nearer their alternative health gurus in north London. The couple, who became parents when Paltrow gave birth to baby...

Depp And Winslet Win Chocolate Factory Role For Unknown Youngster

FINDING NEVERLAND co-stars JOHNNY DEPP and KATE WINSLET have helped unknown child actor FREDDIE HIGHMORE win a career-launching role in the remake of WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. The superstar duo - who...

Big Apple Lover Mcg Leaves Superman

CHARLIE'S ANGELS movie maker McG has refused to direct the long-awaited SUPERMAN film after producers moved the shoot to Australia. The director, whose real name is JOSEPH McGINTY NICOL, has "amicably parted ways" with...

Bonham Carter Caught Up In Baby Confusion

Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER was left baffled this morning (28JUN04) when news spread across America that she'd given birth over the weekend - eight months after her first child actually arrived. Reports on the...

Burton Facing Settlement Showdown With Angry Ex

TIM BURTON's ex-fiancee LISA MARIE claims the maverick director owes her $5.4 million (GBP3 million) as part of a lucrative settlement he promised her. The actress got engaged to Burton in 1992 but split...

Nicholson Prefers Working With Past Directors

Movie legend JACK NICHOLSON is more than content with the actors and directors he's already worked with - and he'd happily work with them again instead of with up-and-coming Hollywood talent. The AS...

Burton's Spooky Beginnings

Madcap director TIM BURTON has always been fan of horror since his father used to mimic werewolves to entertain him as a child. The American movie-maker has directed a series of spooky films, including...

Elfman Shares His Big Day With Birthday Girl Bridget

Former OINGO BOINGO star-turned-movie composer DANNY ELFMAN had trouble celebrating his OSCAR Best Score nomination last week (27JAN04) - because it was new wife's BRIDGET FONDA's 40th birthday. Elfman was nominated for his BIG...

Bonham Carter's Motherly Bond

BIG FISH star HELENA BONHAM CARTER has discovered being a parent has many perks - including strengthening her relationship with her own mother. The English rose gave birth to her first baby BILLY RAY...

Burton: I Want To Be A Good Father

Director TIM BURTON is determined to be a good dad, because he had a difficult relationship with his own parents. As a child, Burton - who became a father when girlfriend HELENA BONHAM CARTER...

Burton's Drawing Delights

Wacky director TIM BURTON loves to draw - as he finds the pursuit a great creative outlet and a cathartic hobby. The BIG FISH film-maker - who is dating actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER -...

Burton Loved Bonham Carter Out Of Her Ape Outfit

Eccentric director TIM BURTON fell in love with girlfriend HELENA BONHAM CARTER on the set of PLANET OF THE APES - but only after she removed her simian make-up. The BIG FISH filmmaker -...

Burton's Movie Pain

Eccentric director TIM BURTON ran out of the premiere for his new movie BIG FISH this week (begs19JAN04), because he finds it too painful to watch his own films. Burton, who is dating British...

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