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Animated Movie To Open London Film Festival

Underscoring the new-found respect cineastes have bestowed on animated features, the London Film Festival announced today (Monday) that it will open on October 14 with Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox , which features the voices...

Dafoe In Therapist's Office For Antichrist

Actor WILLEM DAFOE visited a therapist's office for the first time in his life to prepare for his role as a psychiatrist in LARS VON TRIER's horror/drama ANTICHRIST.The star was desperate to work with the...

Stiller, Dafoe And Rossellini Join Forces To Save The Children

Hollywood stars BEN STILLER, WILLEM DAFOE, ISABELLA ROSSELLINI and TERRENCE HOWARD are among the celebrities fronting a new Save The Children campaign with exclusive jewellery brand Bulgari. Designers at the high fashion firm have created a...

Dafoe Sharpens Teeth For New Role

WILLEM DAFOE is to play yet another character with a thirst for blood in a new horror film currently shooting in New OrleansAfter the Nosferatu-inspired Shadow Of The Vampire and the forthcoming chiller Daydreamers, the...

By on 29 May 2008

Dafoe Expelled For Controversial Film

SPIDER-MAN star WILLEM DAFOE was expelled from school as a teenager for shooting graphic profiles of his fellow students. The wannabe filmmaker was known for his controversial hobby but when one teacher found unedited footage...

Dafoe Prefers Evil On Screen

WILLEM DAFOE prefers playing bad guys on film, because they give him the chance to be more creative. The actor plays a cop in new movie Anamorphic, but has made his name taking on big...

Willem Dafoe Attacks Money-mad Hollywood

WILLEM DAFOE has hit out at Hollywood's obsession with making money at the expense of great art. Despite starring in Spider-Man - one of the most commercially lucrative franchises of recent years - Dafoe insists...

Dafoe: 'I'm Not A Vegetarian'

SPIDER-MAN star WILLEM DAFOE has urged fans not to believe everything they read about him on the internet - because he's no longer a vegetarian. The actor admits he's often saluted for his meat-free stance,...

Dafoe's Pornographic Past

Actor WILLEM DAFOE was oblivious to the female anatomy as a teenager - despite working for adult magazines Penthouse and Hustler. The Spider-Man star began his career as a youngster in pornography publishing - but...

Sjp Voted 'Least Sexy'

Sarah Jessica Parker has been given the dubious honour of being named the 'unsexiest' woman alive in a new poll.The Sex and the City actress was given the unflattering title in a poll for the...

By on 26 October 2007

Hawke To Play Vampire

ETHAN HAWKE is set to sink his teeth into a new vampire role opposite WILLEM DAFOE. The Before Sunset star is growing his hair in preparation for the neck-biting role in Daybreakers, which he'll shoot...

Leary Mistaken For Dafoe, Gets Free Strip Club Entry

Actor DENIS LEARY was delighted to be granted free entry to a New York strip club recently - because the doorman thought he was WILLEM DAFOE. Leary was looking at potential locations for U.S. television...

Dafoe's Early Career Stumble

SPIDER-MAN star WILLEM DAFOE almost lost his chance at fame when he was fired from his first job as a movie extra. American actor Dafoe appeared briefly in the 1980 Western film HEAVEN'S GATE, which...

Farrell To Star In Iraq Film

Irish movie star COLIN FARRELL has signed to star in a new movie about the war in Iraq. Farrell will appear alongside CHARLIZE THERON, RALPH FIENNES and WILLEM DAFOE in THE HURT LOCKER, which tells...

Thornton Turned Green Goblin Down

BILLY BOB THORNTON turned down the chance to be a part of the SPIDER-MAN franchise - because he couldn't handle the make-up. The Oscar winner was offered to chance to play villain THE GREEN GOBLIN...

Dafoe And Bernal To Judge At Berlin Film Festival

Actors WILLEM DAFOE and GAEL GARCIA BERNAL will be part of the jury at this year's (07) Berlin International Film Festival. The two film stars, along with jury president PAUL SCHRADER, German actor MARIO ADORF,...

Bangkok Film Festival Postponed

Thailand's Fifth Bangkok International Film Festival has been put on hold after the cinema scheduled to host the gala event refused to take part. The festival, which last year (05) boasted OLIVER STONE, WILLEM DAFOE...

Dafoe And Goldblum Team Up For Nazi Story

WILLEM DAFOE and JEFF GOLDBLUM will star in a new film about the horrors of the Holocaust based on YORAM KANIUK's acclaimed novel ADAM RESURRECTED. Goldblum will play a former circus clown who is spared...

Dafoe: 'I Love Family Tension On Set'

WILLEM DAFOE adores being directed by his wife GIADA COLAGRANDE, because the sexual tension makes filming a powerfully intense experience. The PLATOON star's upcoming movie BEFORE IT HAD A NAME is a team effort between...

Dafoe Snubbed By Quaid

Actor WILLEM DAFOE was stunned when he met his AMERICAN DREAMZ co-star DENNIS QUAID for the first time, because THE ALAMO star was so rude. Dafoe shaved his head and donned a hairpiece and a...

Harrelson To Play Gay Gigolo

WOODY HARRELSON is to play gay as an ageing bisexual escort in what is being touted as the follow-up to cult 1980 film AMERICAN GIGOLO. The former CHEERS star will pick up where RICHARD GERE's...

Phoenix Set For Clancy Film

Oscar nominee JOAQUIN PHOENIX is in talks to star in WITHOUT REMORSE, the latest TOM CLANCY book to be made into a film. The WALK THE LINE star will play JOHN CLARK, a former...

Deneuve Set For Thai Honour

French film beauty CATHERINE DENEUVE will be the guest of honour at the Bangkok International Film Festival in the Thai capital this month (24FEB06). The BELLE DE JOUR actress will receive the 2006 Golden...

Stars Come Out For Bangkok Bash

A galaxy of superstars including VANESSA REDGRAVE and CHRISTOPHER LEE are set to light up Thailand next month (FEB06) for the fourth Bangkok International Film Festival. WILLEM DAFOE, DIANE LADD, DAME HELEN MIRREN and...

Oliver Stone Made Dafoe Soldier Material

Movie-maker OLIVER STONE went to such great lengths to prepare his PLATOON cast for military service, WILLEM DAFOE began to believe he was a soldier. Dafoe is sure the Oscar-winning Vietnam war film was...

Costello, Reed And Byrne Offer More Help To Hurricane Victims

ELVIS COSTELLO, LOU REED and DAVID BYRNE will team up with fellow musicians and actors to raise more funds for the Hurricane Relief effort in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Parking The Waters benefit will...

Moore Gushes Over Grant

MANDY MOORE has fallen for British actor HUGH GRANT, after working with him on upcoming movie AMERICAN DREAMZ. Moore stars alongside a host of seasoned actors in the film, including MARCIA GAY HARDEN, DENNIS...

Film-makers Rush To Change Suicide Bomb Comedy

The producers of an upcoming black comedy about terrorists starring HUGH GRANT, WILLEM DAFOE and DENNIS QUAID are considering whether to proceed or not following the London bombings earlier this month (07JUL05). Producers PAUL...

Criminal-turned-actor Bunker Dead At 71

RESERVOIR DOGS star EDWARD BUNKER has died in hospital in Burbank, California from complications after surgery to improve circulation in his legs. The 71-year-old diabetic was a habitual criminal in his youth, who turned...

Dafoe Weds In Secret

Actor WILLEM DAFOE married Italian actress and director GIADA COLAGRANDE in a secret ceremony in New York six weeks ago (MAY05). The pair sneaked into the ceremony at Manhattan's City Hall, where they were...

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