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Whoopi Goldberg Defends Polanski

Whoopi Goldberg has defended Roman Polanski, saying he did not commit "rape-rape".The 'Rosemary's Baby' filmmaker was arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, on Saturday (26.09.09) and faces being extradited to the US after he fled the country...

Polanski Lawyers Seek His Release

Lawyers for Roman Polanski have filed a motion with the Swiss Criminal Court asking that he be released. Early today (Tuesday), the court said that it will issue a decision within the next few weeks....

Anna Friel Struggles To See Family

Anna Friel says finding time to visit her family in England is a "pain in the a**e".The 'Pushing Daisies' actress - who owns houses in Los Angeles and London - loves her transatlantic lifestyle, but...

Twiggy Shamed By Allen Interview

TWIGGY was humiliated meeting WOODY ALLEN for the first time after the filmmaker quizzed the fashion model about philosophers during an interview.A teenage Twiggy was left red-faced after Allen found her knowledge of philosophy was...

Colleagues Mourn Death Of Larry Gelbart

Tributes poured in over the weekend to Larry Gelbart, best known as the creator of the M*A*S*H* TV series, who died Friday of cancer at age 81. Many of them came from fellow writers on...

Bruni Accepts Allen's Movie Offer

France's first lady CARLA BRUNI has reportedly accepted WOODY ALLEN's offer to star in one of his films.Allen visited Paris back in June (09) and announced his desire to sign the wife of French president...

Movie Reviews Whatever Works

For the past two or three decades, reviews of Woody Allen movies -- he continues to turn out about one every year -- have tended to fall into two categories the ones that say that...

Woody Allen Says He Got His New York "From Hollywood"

Woody Allen says that the script for his latest movie, Whatever Works , which opens Friday, sat on a shelf for five years because it was too costly for him to film it in New...

Allen Eyes Bruni As New Muse

WOODY ALLEN is eyeing his next muse - and he thinks France's first lady CARLA BRUNI-SARKOZY would be the ideal candidate.The Annie Hall director was promoting his new movie Whatever Works in Paris on Thursday...

David Feared He Would 'Ruin' Allen's Movie

LARRY DAVID tried to convince director WOODY ALLEN to drop him from his new movie WHATEVER WORKS - because the comedian was sure he would "ruin" the film.The Curb Your Enthusiasm star, who portrays lead...

Wood Terrified To Be Axed From Allen's Whatever Works

EVAN RACHEL WOOD feared director WOODY ALLEN was going to fire her from new movie WHATEVER WORKS - after she screwed up her very first scene.Wood was stunned when she received a handwritten note from...

Kidman Replaced In Allen Movie By Relative Unknown

Little-known British actress LUCY PUNCH has been cast as NICOLE KIDMAN's replacement in director WOODY ALLEN's next movie.The Hours star pulled out of the currently untitled project in May (09) due to scheduling conflicts. But...

Woody Allen Wins $5-Million Settlement

American Apparel has agreed to pay Woody Allen $5 million to settle his lawsuit against the company for using his image in advertisements without his consent. Appearing outside the courthouse where his $10-million suit was...

Allen Settles Lawsuit For $5 Million

Hollywood filmmaker WOODY ALLEN has settled his lawsuit with clothing company AMERICAN APPAREL INC for $5 million (£3.3 million). The Annie Hall director, 73, filed suit last year (08), claiming advertising chiefs used his likeness on...

Woody Allen Wins $5m Settlement From Clothing Company

Director Woody Allen has agreed a $5 million (3.3 million) out-of-court settlement with the American Apparel clothing company over the unauthorised use of his image.The fashion firm had used an image of Allen in his...

By on 18 May 2009

Kidman Pulls Out Of Allen's Star-studded Feature

NICOLE KIDMAN has pulled out of the star-studded cast of director WOODY ALLEN's new London-based movie. The legendary filmmaker has landed Antonio Banderas, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Josh Brolin, Naomi Watts and Freida Pinto for the as-yet-untitled...

Allen Spared Humiliation By Court Rival

The head of the clothing company suing WOODY ALLEN has vowed not to bring the film-maker's former lover MIA FARROW to the stand - because he wants to avoid humiliating the star. The Annie Hall director...

Allen Urges Court To Ban Farrow

WOODY ALLEN is desperate to prevent MIA FARROW taking the stand in an upcoming court case - he fears "lurid" allegations from their custody battle will be dredged up once more. The Annie Hall director launched...

Allen Granted Victory In Ongoing Ad Case

WOODY ALLEN has won the latest round of his battle against clothing giant AMERICAN APPAREL - the judge has ruled he does not have to prove the company's advertisements are "sleazy". The Annie Hall director filed...

Woody Allen: New York Is Expensive For Filmmaking

Acclaimed director WOODY ALLEN has stated that he cannot usually afford to make films in his beloved New York, which was the location for some of his most famous releases.His comments came as he premiered...

By on 24 April 2009

Defendant Intends To Attack Woody's Personal Life

Woody Allen has accused lawyers for American Apparel of launching a "scorched earth" defense against his $10-million lawsuit against the clothing company. Allen had claimed in his suit that by using his image on billboards...

Allen Fires Back At Clothing Bosses Over Soon-yi

WOODY ALLEN has fired back at bosses of an American clothing company, insisting they've engaged in a "despicable effort to intimidate" him by dragging up details of his marriage to adopted daughter SOON-YI PREVIN. The Oscar-winning...

Allen Challenged To Prove His Worth

Bosses at clothing giant American Apparel have demanded WOODY ALLEN prove he can command a fee of $10 million (£6.8 million) for appearing in commercials. The Annie Hall director filed suit against the company last year...

Banderas Next Big-name Added To Allen Cast

Movie heartthrob ANTONIO BANDERAS has joined the star-studded cast in legendary filmmaker WOODY ALLEN's next picture. The Legend of Zorro star will star in the as-yet-untitled project alongside Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins, Naomi Watts and Slumdog...

Allen Hires Watts As His New Muse

NAOMI WATTS is eager to follow in the footsteps of Oscar winner PENELOPE CRUZ - she has signed to star in WOODY ALLEN's latest movie. The Aussie actress has been cast in the as-yet-untitled film alongside...

Slumdog Millionaire Star Cast In Woody Allen Film

Having enjoyed the Oscar-winning success of Slumdog Millionaire, Freida Pinto can now celebrate being cast in Woody Allen's latest film.The Indian model-turned-actress, who plays romantic lead Latika in Danny Boyle's best picture winner, is the...

By on 24 February 2009

Pinto Lands Role In Next Allen Film

Model-turned-actress FREIDA PINTO will follow her movie debut in Oscar-winning SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE with a role in legendary filmmaker WOODY ALLEN's next picture. The 24-year-old was stunned when the Danny Boyle-directed film took home eight honours -...

Allen's Voice Dubber Dies

An Italian actor who dubbed the voices of WOODY ALLEN and CHARLIE CHAPLIN in movies has died, aged 81. Oreste Lionello passed away in Rome, Italy on Thursday (19Feb09) after a long illness, according to his...

Allen Returns To London

Filmmaker WOODY ALLEN is embarking on a new bid to conquer London - with the help of Hollywood stars SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS and JOSH BROLIN. Allen abandoned his native New York in 2005 to make three...

Cruz's Rush Decision Over Vicky Cristina Barcelona

WOODY ALLEN gave PENELOPE CRUZ just two hours to read the script for his film VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA and decide if she wanted a role in the project.The filmmaker sent the actress a copy asking...

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