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Carla Bruni Cast In Woody Allen's Paris Film

WOODY ALLEN has confirmed he has cast France's First Lady CARLA BRUNI in his latest movie.The former model will join Owen Wilson, Rachel MCAdams, Michael Sheen and Oscar winners Marion Cotillard and Kathy Bates in...

Woody Allen's Midnight In Paris

Woody Allen has revealed that his latest movie will be a romantic comedy set in Paris. The director - who had previously announced that he'd signed up the French First Lady Carla Bruni, as well...

Hendricks Still Disappointed By Lost Allen Role

MAD MEN star CHRISTINA HENDRICKS is still smarting after losing a role in a WOODY ALLEN movie - because the director branded her "too sweet".The 34 year old found fame playing Joan Holloway in the...

Cannes Lineup Announced

British director Mike Leigh, who has already won the Cannes Film Festival's top Palme d'Or award twice, will be going for his third win this year with the announcement that his new film, Another Year...

Mike Leigh Up For Palme D'or

Films from Woody Allen, Mike Leigh and Oliver Stone will all play at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Leigh's comedy drama 'Another Year', featuring Jim Broadbent and Imelda Staunton, is the only British film to...

Meryl Streep's Award Tears

Meryl Streep "burst into tears" when she learned she had been elected into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.The veteran actress - who has previously won two Academy Awards and seven Golden Globes -...

David Baddiel's Controversial Comedy

David Baddiel's new movie 'The Infidel' was too controversial for the BBC. The 45-year-old comedian, who wrote the screenplay for the movie, claims the storyline of a Muslim who discovers he is an adopted Jew...

Anna Friel Joins 'Dark Fields'

Anna Friel has been cast in 'Dark Fields' The British actress joins Bradley Cooper and Robert DeNiro in the film, which is said to be a mix of the thriller, mystery and science fiction genres....

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...

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