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Allen Fears He's Past His Best

WOODY ALLEN fears his film-making prowess may be declining after his latest movie received scathing reviews. London-set SCOOP - starring SCARLETT JOHANSSON - has been critically panned and Allen is the first to admit his...

The Ant And The Bully

The failure of The Ant Bully brings to mind a Woody Allen stand-up routine in the '60s when he told of being so poor that his parents couldn't get him a dog, so they gave...

Vice Sinks Pirates

Miami Vice arrested the plundering of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest over the weekend, but its $25.2-million haul was unimpressive, given reports that the movie cost Universal as much as $150 million to...

Mcshane Pays Film Tribute To British Journalist Benson

Actor IAN MCSHANE's latest movie character is his personal tribute to late British journalist ROSS BENSON. The SEXY BEAST star jumped at the chance to play a crack society hack in WOODY ALLEN's new film...

Woody Shoot Halted By Water Board

Veteran director WOODY ALLEN has received a telling-off from a British water board, who are less than impressed by his extravagant use of "rain" for his new movie. The Hollywood movie-maker had been using tap...

Johansson Is Allen's New Muse

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has taken over from DIANE KEATON and MIA FARROW as WOODY ALLEN's muse - as the smitten director simply can't stop talking about the buxom blonde. The LOST IN TRANSLATION star and Allen...

Mol Struggled With Hype

Actress GRETCHEN MOL wishes she had never been hyped up in Hollywood in the 1990s, because she became a laughing stock when her career flopped. In 1998, the star of ROUNDERS and WOODY ALLEN's CELEBRITY...

Johansson Disappears On Summer Vacation

SCARLETT JOHANSSON is taking the summer off making movies so she can take her friends on a Caribbean vacation. The busy 20-year-old has completed four projects in the last 12 months, including latest release, WOODY...

Johansson Gets Wet

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has threatened to drench director WOODY ALLEN in water, after getting soaked to the skin herself in his last two films. The sexy 20-year-old is puzzled by Allen's fetish - she has been...

Jackman + Johansson Plan A Movie Musical

Movie lovers HUGH JACKMAN and SCARLETT JOHANSSON are in secret talks to team up for a new movie musical. The pals, who steam up the big screen in WOODY ALLEN's new film SCOOP, spent downtime...

Allen Smashes Head During Filming

Veteran film-maker WOODY ALLEN has injured his head on the English set of his new movie after forgetting to duck as the boat he was on went under a pier. The 70-year-old director/actor was filming...

Woody Allen: Making Movies Ain't That Big A Deal

Woody Allen has downplayed his Hollywood auteur status, insisting that he has "no commitment to my work" in the sense of spending long, arduous weeks and months developing and producing it. "Look, it takes a...

Jackman's Gratitude

HUGH JACKMAN's love scene in new movie SCOOP with Hollywood beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON was shot in one take, much to the joy of his wife DEBORAH. The X-MEN star's jealous spouse was indebted to director...

Farrell Won Allen Film Role After Impersonating Woody

COLIN FARRELL won his role in WOODY ALLEN's new movie after subconsciously mimicking the director during a brief meeting. The Irishman was so nervous when he met his idol, he fears he may have appeared...

Allen Displeased With London Heatwave

Veteran director WOODY ALLEN is unhappy with the current heatwave in London, because the hot weather is hindering his attempts to get the right look for his latest movie. Allen is in the British capital...

Allen: 'I Had No Idea Who Mcshane Was'

WOODY ALLEN had never heard of IAN MCSHANE before the actor auditioned for the veteran director's latest movie SCOOP, despite the phenomenal success of TV western series DEADWOOD. Allen cast MCShane opposite SCARLETT JOHANSSON in...

Burns Admires Heroes From Afar

Writer/director ED BURNS is so in awe of his heroes, he prefers to admire them from afar because he fears he will say something stupid. The FIGHT CLUB star once rode in an elevator with...

Allen's Scoop Snubbed In UK?

WOODY ALLEN's British-made movie SCOOP has been snubbed by UK distributors, after his SCARLETT JOHANSSON-starring film MATCH POINT flopped. Movie insiders insist the acclaimed director will have to drop his price if he wants the...

Allen Overwhelmed By Johansson's Sexuality

Veteran film-maker WOODY ALLEN is intimidated by SCARLETT JOHANSSON because she is so "sexually overwhelming". The famous funnyman claims he finds it impossible to concentrate when he is around the stunning 21-year-old. He explains, "It's...

Superman Is 'Jewish'

Comic book hero CLARK KENT, the alter ego of SUPERMAN, has been described as the stereotypical Jew by rabbi and writer SIMCHA WEINSTEIN. Weinstein, whose new book UP, UP AND OY VEY explores the concept...

Farrow Fights Queen Of Horror Tag

Actress MIA FARROW has laughed off her 'Queen Of Horror' nickname, insisting she's barely made any gruesome movies. WOODY ALLEN's ex was given the title by the media and film fans after starring in ROMAN...

Farrow Still Bitter Over Soon-yi And Allen

MIA FARROW is adamant she will never allow her adopted daughter SOON-YI back into the family after her love affair with the actress' ex-partner WOODY ALLEN. Farrow was devastated in 1992 when it emerged Allen,...

Allen Loses Film Editing Battle

WOODY ALLEN lost his legal battle with former producer JEAN DOUMANIAN over the editing of his films for television and airplanes in a New York court yesterday (25MAY06). Allen filed suit against Doumanian, her partner...

Farrow Fears Omen Curse

Actress MIA FARROW was terrified during filming for the remake of 1960s horror film THE OMEN, because of the 'curse' that struck her co-stars on another satanic film, ROSEMARY'S BABY. WOODY ALLEN's ex admits the...

Jackman: 'Woody Is So Organised'

Hollywood hunk HUGH JACKMAN relished working with film-maker WOODY ALLEN on new movie SCOOP, because it was like having a regular office job. The X-MEN actor, 37, was amazed by Allen's strict routine, which ensured...

Mcgregor And Farrell Sign On For Allen Film

COLIN FARRELL and EWAN MCGREGOR are set to star in director WOODY ALLEN's new film set in London. The as-yet-untitled film is the third movie the New Yorker has shot in London, following the critically...

Bowie To Take Year Off

Rock legend DAVID BOWIE is taking a year long break from music because he is "fed up with the industry". The HEROES singer is turning his back on recording and performing so he can dedicate...

Woody Cancels Paris Project

Director WOODY ALLEN has abruptly cancelled plans to shoot his next film in Paris, deciding to return to a previous movie project to be filmed in London. MICHELLE WILLIAMS and DAVID KRUMHOLTZ had already been...

Doherty Voted Worst Celebrity Dad

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY has been voted Worst Celebrity Dad in a new survey. The self-confessed drug addict, who has son ESTILE with former love LISA MOORISH, beat Hollywood icons TOM CRUISE and WOODY...

Lost Star Wants Johansson's Career

LOST actress EVANGELINE LILLY is hoping to emulate SCARLETT JOHANSSON when she eventually turns to film when the hit show closes. The 26-year-old Canadian, who plays sexy castaway KATE AUSTEN, is fascinated by Johansson's career...

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