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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...

Hall: 'Allen Stories Are A Myth'

Actress REBECCA HALL was delighted to work with legendary filmmaker WOODY ALLEN - because stories of his eccentric behaviour are "all nonsense". The British star was wary of filming Allen's new movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona after...

Cruz's Guilt Over Expletive-filled Spanish Scenes

PENELOPE CRUZ turned the air blue while shooting VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA - after moviemaker WOODY ALLEN let her improvise her Spanish lines. The beauty, who is nominated for an Oscar for her role in the dark...

Hypochondriac Allen Missed Out On Johansson/cruz Kiss

Director WOODY ALLEN missed the same sex kiss between SCARLETT JOHANSSON and PENELOPE CRUZ in his new movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA - because he was busy having a suspicious mole tested. The two actresses were stunned...

Cruz Treasures Allen's Spectacles

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ took home a unique souvenir from the set of WOODY ALLEN's latest film VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA - a pair of the director's trademark spectacles. The Spanish beauty admits she was taken aback...

Woody And Coen Brothers Among Wga Nominees

The Coen Brothers and Woody Allen have been recognised for their screenwriting as the nominations for the Writers' Guild of America (WGA) awards were unveiled.The Coens received their fourth WGA nomination for Burn After Reading...

By on 08 January 2009

Allen Lands 19th Screenplay Nomination

WOODY ALLEN has claimed his 19th Writers Guild Awards nomination, while COEN BROTHERS ETHAN and JOEL and THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON screenwriter ERIC ROTH have landed their fourth nod. The Writers Guild of...

Allen And Farrow 'Unite Over Daughter's Death'

Former lovers WOODY ALLEN and MIA FARROW have put aside a lengthy feud to mourn the death of the actress's adopted daughter LARK, according to reports. The former couple split in the early 1990s when...

Hall's Hallway Meeting With Allen

Actress REBECCA HALL was convinced she'd missed an opportunity to work with WOODY ALLEN - because she embarrassed herself when she first met the director. Hall stars in Allen's new movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona opposite...

Johansson Stood Up Bowie For Allen

SCARLETT JOHANSSON missed out on meeting DAVID BOWIE when he headed into the studio to record backing vocals for her debut album - because she was busy filming a WOODY ALLEN movie. The 24-year-old was...

Allen's Polish Musical Debut

WOODY ALLEN and his jazz band have thrilled fans in Poland by holding their first ever concert in the country. The filmmaker played to around 3,000 fans at a gig on Sunday (28Dec08) by playing...

Cruz Dazzles At Gotham Awards

PENELOPE CRUZ dazzled on the red carpet at the Gotham Awards in New York on Tuesday (02Dec08) night, and walked away with an award for her role in WOODY ALLEN movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA. Cruz...

Johansson 'Lucky' To Star In Allen's Films

SCARLETT JOHANSSON rejects comparisons to DIANE KEATON and MIA FARROW as director WOODY ALLEN's moviemaking inspiration - because she's convinced her roles came as a stroke of luck. The 23-year-old counts 2005's Match Point, Scoop...

Winterbottom Praises Firth At Premiere Of Genova

Director Michael Winterbottom has expressed his joy at working with fellow Brit Colin Firth on his latest film Genova.Speaking at the Mayor of London Gala screening of the film, in Leicester Square, Winterbottom described his...

By on 23 October 2008

Cruz And Keanu Grace Red Carpet For Festival Premieres

Penelope Cruz and Keanu Reeves were among attendees of red carpet screenings at the London Film Festival on Tuesday night.The actress graced the red carpet in support of her new film, Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina...

By on 22 October 2008

Allen Thrives On New York's 'Chaos'

WOODY ALLEN has discovered the secret behind his long love affair with New York - he needs the bright lights and loud noises of the city to sleep at night. The filmmaker only discovered Manhattan's...

Woody Allen: 'Therapy Has Worked For Me'

WOODY ALLEN has defended the therapy he has undergone for years, crediting psychoanalysis with his long career and happy life. The legendary filmmaker gets frustrated when people claim years of therapy have failed him, citing...

Scarlett Johansson And Ryan Reynolds 'Marry In Canada'

Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds have married in Canada, reports claim.The actors exchanged vows in a quiet ceremony at a resort outside Vancouver, according to Entertainment Tonight.Definitely, Maybe star Reynolds, 31, and Johansson, 23, began...

By on 28 September 2008

Johansson Denies Allen Inflated Her Ego

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has hit back at claims her close friendship with acclaimed director WOODY ALLEN sent producers scrambling to manage her diva-like behaviour on the set of new movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA. Johansson, 23, has...

52nd London Film Festival Programme Confirmed

The lineup for the Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival has been confirmed this morning.Speaking in the Odeon West End, BFI artistic director Sandra Hebron revealed that the festival will open with the world premiere...

By on 10 September 2008

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