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Cotillard & Mcadams Are Allen's Latest Leading Ladies

MARION COTILLARD and RACHEL MCADAMS are set to become WOODY ALLEN's latest leading ladies - the actresses are in negotiations to co-star in the director's upcoming movie.The Annie Hall filmmaker has already cast Owen Wilson...

Rachel Mcadams Set For Castle Scare

Rachel McAdams is in talks to star in horror movie 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle'. The 31-year-old actress is set to play the lead in the film, which is based on the 1962...

Allen Has Doubts Over Bruni Role

French First Lady CARLA BRUNI's starring role in a WOODY ALLEN movie is under threat - the legendary director is having second thoughts about casting her.Former model Bruni accepted Allen's offer of a part in...

Mariah Carey's Woody Wish

Mariah Carey wants to work with Woody Allen. The singer-and-actress, whose recent performance as a social worker Mrs. Weiss in 'Precious: Based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire' received widespread critical acclaim, admits she is...

Matthew Goode Moved By Firth

Matthew Goode finds Colin Firth "incredibly moving" in 'A Single Man'. The 32-year-old actor, who plays the role of Colin's character's deceased boyfriend in the Tom Ford-directed movie, admits he was impressed by the 'Mamma...

Allen Targeted By Burglars

Director WOODY ALLEN had a lucky escape over the holidays after a burglary at his London home was thwarted by neighbours.The 74 year old rents a property in the British capital's exclusive Knightsbridge, but was...

Bruni Couldn't Refuse Allen Movie Offer

French First Lady CARLA BRUNI was so desperate to work with WOODY ALLEN, she accepted an offer to star in one of his films without knowing anything about the role.Allen made no secret of wanting...

U.s. State Department Defends Appointment Of Farrow's Son

MIA FARROW and WOODY ALLEN's son has sparked a political controversy after the 21-year-old was appointed a liaison to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in Pakistan.Ronan Farrow has followed in his actress mother's footsteps and become...

Rio Rallies For Woody Allen

Brazilian film officials have launched a new campaign to lure WOODY ALLEN to Rio de Janeiro.The movie bosses want the Vicky Cristina Barcelona director to consider setting his next film there, and, according to the...

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...

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