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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

The (Box Office) News Wasn't All Bad

There were a few impressive figures at the weekend box office. The Woody Allen movie, Vicky Cristina Barcelona remained the biggest draw on a per-theater basis, averaging $5,103 at at 692 theaters. It dropped only...

Aniston Dines With Allen

Beloved moviemaker WOODY ALLEN sparked reports suggesting JENNIFER ANISTON is set to become his new muse after inviting the former FRIENDS star to dine with him and his wife in West Hollywood on Tuesday night...

Stormy Weather At Box Office

The Dark Knight 's reign as the box-office leader ended propitiously over the weekend as it raked in an additional $16.8 million to become the second-highest grossing film of all time domestically. It has now...

Allen Has Never Watched Any Of His Movies

Film maker WOODY ALLEN has never seen any of his own movies at the cinema or read a single review of his efforts. The prolific director refuses to dwell on projects once they have been...

Movie Reviews Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Critics keep falling in and out of love with Woody Allen. They're back in love with him again with Vicky Cristina Barcelona . Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times cheers, "This is the genuine comeback,...

Cruz Discovers Woody Allen Statue Hidden In Spain

The star studded cast of WOODY ALLEN's new movie were stunned to stumble across a bronze statue of the film maker in the Spanish city of Oviedo. The tribute was erected in 2002 after Allen...

Johansson: 'I'm Not Allen's Muse'

SCARLETT JOHANSSON denies she has become director WOODY ALLEN's latest muse. Allen admits the Lost In Translation star is the inspiration for his films, following in the footsteps of actresses and his former lovers Diane...

Cruz Hired In 40 Seconds

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ landed her role in VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA - after meeting with director WOODY ALLEN for less than a minute. The Vanilla Sky star was offered the part of Maria Elena in the...

Woody's Muse Scarlett Should Have Been Winslet

Finding a new muse in SCARLETT JOHANSSON was a happy accident for filmmaker WOODY ALLEN because he was planning to make movies with Brit KATE WINSLET. The revered director had cast Titanic star Winslet in...

Cruz: 'Allen Unfazed By Johansson Kiss'

Director WOODY ALLEN barely acknowledged the onscreen kiss between PENELOPE CRUZ and SCARLETT JOHANSSON in his new movie - because he was more interested in a worrying "mark" on his hand. Cruz and Johansson share...

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