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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...

Dafoe's Death Dreams

Movie star WILLEM DAFOE has nightmares in which he dies because he passes away so often on the big screen. The PLATOON star is so determined to play dead authentically that he puts a...

Church Goes Bad For Spider-man 3

OSCAR nominee THOMAS HADEN CHURCH has been handpicked to play SPIDER-MAN's new nemesis in director SAM RAIMI's third movie about the web-slinging superhero. The SIDEWAYS star will join the ranks of WILLEM DAFOE and...

Dafoe Loves Getting His Hands Wet

Hollywood star WILLEM DAFOE is the ultimate dinner party guest, because he loves washing-up. The SPIDER-MAN star regularly baffles his hosts by insisting on cleaning up after himself and other diners. Dafoe says,...

Dafoe And Girlfriend Team Up Onscreen

Actor WILLEM DAFOE will co-star with his real-life girlfriend, GIADA COLAGRANDE, in a movie the couple wrote together. THE WIDOW'S LOVER tells the story of a young Italian widow who becomes involved with a...

Dafoe's Frightening Thanksgiving

WILLEM DAFOE regrets his stance on the festive season has been soured by a traumatic Thanksgiving (25NOV), which left him alone with his then-girlfriend's warring family. The PLATOON star unwittingly became embroiled in a...

Bond Go To Hollywood

Classical girl group BOND are set for Hollywood after filming a role in the forthcoming XXX action sequel. The stunning string quartet - who comprise of EOS, HAYLIE ECKER, GAY-YEE WESTERHOFF and TANIA DAVIS...

Dafoe Back For Spider-man 2

SPIDER-MAN villain WILLEM DAFOE has a creepy cameo in the film's sequel - even though his character, THE GREEN GOBLIN, was killed off two years ago. Dafoe has been replaced by baddie ALFRED MOLINA...

Redford Suffers For His Art

Veteran actor ROBERT REDFORD suffered for his latest film THE CLEARING - because his claustrophobia played havoc in scenes where he was bound, gagged and dumped in the boot of a car. In the...

Dafoe Looks Forward To Xxx2

Movie actor WILLEM DAFOE is joining ICE CUBE and SAMUEL L JACKSON in forthcoming sequel XXX2: STATE OF THE UNION, where he'll be playing the bad guy. The 48-year-old, who also starred as villain...

Dafoe Signs Up For Dogville Sequel

Hollywood actor WILLEM DAFOE has inked a deal to star in LARS VON TRIER's sequel to 2003 drama DOGVILLE. In MANDERLAY, Defoe will play the father of NICOLE KIDMAN's character GRACE, who will be...

Mortensen Dumped For Dafoe In Platoon

Movie heart-throb VIGGO MORTENSEN was OLIVER STONE's first choice to play Sergeant ELIAS GRODIN in Vietnam war film PLATOON - until the director dumped the actor for WILLEM DAFOE. The LORD OF THE RINGS...

Dafoe Splits From Girlfriend

SPIDER-MAN star WILLEM DAFOE has reportedly split from his longtime girlfriend ELIZABETH LECOMPTE. The couple got together 27 years ago, while Lecompte was dating actor SPALDING GRAY - their romance ended when Gray discovered...

Dafoe Trades Old Love For Young New Flame

WILLEM DAFOE has reportedly left his long tern partner ELIZABETH LeCOMPTE for a woman 20 years his junior. The SPIDERMAN actor shares a 22-year-old son JACK with theatre director LeCompte, and have been together...

Carradine Was The Original Christ

KILL BILL star DAVID CARRADINE was the original choice to play JESUS in MARTIN SCORSESE's THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST after her urged the movie mogul to make the film. WILLEM DAFOE eventually landed...

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