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Executives at The Weinstein Company have announced plans to turn author Truman Capote's crime classic IN COLD BLOOD into a TV series. Since its release in 1965, the book has been adapted into movies such...

Truman Capote's Confidante Reveals Details About Lost Jackie Kennedy/marilyn Monroe Film

One of Truman Capote's closest confidantes has revealed the writer captured footage of a secret meeting between Jackie Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe at his home in New York just weeks before the actress' death in...

Scarlett Johansson Moving Ahead With Truman Capote Novel Adaptation

Scarlett Johansson will finally start production on her directorial debut next year (14) when she turns a Truman Capote novel into a movie.The actress signed on to direct Summer Crossing in 2011, and promptly began...

Scarlett Johansson To Make Directorial Debut

Scarlett Johansson is set to make her directorial debut.The 'Avengers' actress will step behind the camera for the very first time to direct 'Summer Crossing', an adaptation of Truman Capote's first novel.The film, which was...

Theatre Bosses Wanted Truman Capote's Ashes For Breakfast At Tiffany's Opening

Theatre bosses behind the new Broadway adaptation of Breakfast At Tiffany's wanted to have Truman Capote's ashes flown to New York City for opening night.Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke tackles the iconic role of...

Bodies Of In Cold Blood Killers Exhumed

The bodies of two convicted killers featured in Truman Capote's real-life crime thriller In Cold Blood have been exhumed in a bid to solve another murder.Richard Hickock and Perry Smith, who were convicted of killing...

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A newly-discovered work by legendary author Truman Capote is set to be published for the first time in America's Vanity Fair magazine. Yachts and Things details a Mediterranean cruise packed with rich and famous passengers...

Scarlett Johansson Fears For Acting Career

Scarlett Johansson worries no one will want to hire her as an actress.The blonde bombshell is insecure about her acting abilities and has been living in fear that her career might come to an end...

Game Of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke To Appear In Broadway ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’S’

Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen in HBO’s Game of Thrones, is set to star in a new adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany's, which will be shown at the Shubert theater in New York City...

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The Brooklyn, New York mansion where legendary author Truman Capote wrote Breakfast At Tiffany's has sold for $12 million (£7.5 million). The sale makes the 18-room property the most expensive single-family home in the borough's...

Scarlett Johansson: Movie Will Be 'Hard Sell'

Scarlett Johansson admits her directorial debut will be a "hard sell".The 27-year-old actress is to step behind the camera for 'Summer Crossing' - an adaptation of Truman Capote's first novel, which is set in New...

Scarlett Johansson To Make Directorial Debut

Scarlett Johansson will make her directorial debut with 'Summer Crossing'.The 'Avengers' actress has chosen the big screen indie adaptation of the Truman Capote novel - which tells the story of teenage girl in post-World War...

Scarlett Johansson To Direct Truman Capote Film

Scarlett Johansson is to make her directorial debut on a movie adaptation of a Truman Capote novella.The actress will step behind the camera to bring Summer Crossing to the big screen, according to Variety. Summer...

Blake Edwards Dies In California Aged 88

BLAKE EDWARDS, the acclaimed American film-maker best known for directing 'The Pink Panther' and the cult classic 'Breakfast at Tiffany's', has died in California aged 88, reports BBC News. Edwards, the husband of actress JULIE...

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The New York town house where iconic author TRUMAN CAPOTE wrote BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S is on the market for $18 million (£12 million). The mansion, in Brooklyn Heights, boasts 11 bedrooms, a wine cellar and...

The Things They Say 9132

"I always look like BENICIO DEL TORO! Actually, that's being kind to myself, as I think he's very sexy and I can't say that I feel the same way about myself. On bad days I...

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EASY RIDER star DENNIS HOPPER's first sheepdog was given to him by Kansas neighbours the Clutters, who later became the subjects of TRUMAN CAPOTE's book IN COLD BLOOD after the family was slain by killers...

Miller: 'No One In The Us Was Interested In Sedgwick'

SIENNA MILLER has slammed filmmakers for their disinterest in the story of tragic 1960s muse EDIE SEDGWICK. The British actress, who played the late star in FACTORY GIRL, insists directors were reluctant to work on...

Quincy Jones Faced Battle With Racist Capote Over Film Job

Music legend QUINCY JONES almost missed out on his breakthrough movie role because writer TRUMAN CAPOTE objected to a black man scoring his film. The revered producer and film composer was hired to score the...

Film-maker Refuses To View Rival Capote Film

Director DOUGLAS MCGRATH refused to watch CAPOTE while he was making his own TRUMAN CAPOTE biopic INFAMOUS, because he was scared it might better his version. Infamous deals with the same timeline as Capote, in...

Grudge Sequel Knocks Scorsese From The Top Of Us Box Office

Horror sequel THE GRUDGE 2 topped the US box office over the weekend (ends15OCT06) with $22 million (GBP12.2 million), knocking director MARTIN SCORSESE's film THE DEPARTED into second place. The Departed took in $18 million...

Capote 'Was A Marvellous Liar'

Writer TRUMAN CAPOTE was a prolific liar who lied about a lifelong friendship with JACKIE KENNEDY, according to a new book. In his second memoir, POINT TO POINT NAVIGATION, author and long-time foe GORE VIDAL...

Capote Memorabilia To Be Auctioned

Items belonging to the late writer TRUMAN CAPOTE will be auctioned off in New York City next month (NOV06). The memorabilia is owned by Capote's close friend JOANNE CARSON, the former wife of late US...

New Bond Craig Kisses Man

New JAMES BOND DANIEL CRAIG is set to amaze 007 fans in his latest movie INFAMOUS, because he shares a kiss with another man. Craig, who will soon be seen as womanising secret agent Bond...

Capote Exhibition For Alabama

Late writer TRUMAN CAPOTE has inspired a new permanent exhibition in Monroeville, Alabama, where rare photographs and a collection of his letters will go on display later this month (APR06). The BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S writer,...

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"I play the heavy in that, but I've decided I'm going to play him as TRUMAN CAPOTE and keep that going and ride it right out to the end of my career." Actor PHILIP SEYMOUR...

Hoffman Turns Down Mainstream

Actor PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN refuses to use his recent Academy Award nomination as a doorway to superstardom - because he sees mainstream cinema as a dead end. The CAPOTE star, who has been nominated...

Hoffman's Capote Battle

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN has branded his screen alter ego TRUMAN CAPOTE an enigma, despite winning a Best Actor BAFTA last night (19FEB06) for his portrayal of the author. CAPOTE is tipped for five Oscar...

Hoffman Reveals Drug Past

CAPOTE star PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN nearly fell into a life of substance abuse, after battling a severe alcohol and drug problem early in his career. The now-sober actor is the favourite to take home...

Harper Lee Shut Out Keener

Oscar nominated actress CATHERINE KEENER was devastated when famed author HARPER LEE, who she played in CAPOTE, refused to speak with her before filming. The TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD author, who had been celebrated...

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Get Your First Look At Jared Leto As The 'Suicide Squad's' Joker

Director David Ayer has shared the first official image of Leto as the DC villain.

Lady Gaga Receive Contemporary Icon Award Songwriters Hall Fame

Lady Gaga will be honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame when she receives their Contemporary Icon Award in a ceremony on 19th June.

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

For anyone overtaken by Johnny Depp's recent filmography, the trailer for 'Black Mass' can serve as a great reminder that he is a phenomenal actor.

The Chemical Brothers Announce New Album With Lead Track 'Sometimes I Feel So Deserted' [Listen]

The Chemical Brothers are set to return with an all new studio album this Summer, 'Born In The Echoes', featuring eleven tracks of captivating...

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Circa Waves Reflect Upon Their Speedy Rise To Mainstream Attention

Circa Waves frontman Kieran Shudall and bassist Sam Rourke open up about their rise to success since they first set out to record together back in...

Pacific Rim 2 Set for August 4, 2017, Guillermo Del Toro Announces

Director Guillermo Del Toro has announced that his action sci-fi sequel Pacific Rim 2 will be moved from April 7, 2017 to August 4, 2017.

'The Falling' Is A New Step For 'Game Of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams

Now 18, Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams is making the leap to the big screen in Carol Morley's 'The Falling', the hugely acclaimed, artful drama...

Fifty Shades of Grey Sequels Set for 2017 and 2018

The sequels to Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, will hit theaters on February 10, 2017 and February 9, 2018,...

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