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Evans Fears Second Breakdown

British funnyman LEE EVANS could be on course for a second breakdown after admitting he's failed to learn lessons from the first. The THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY star suffered a mental collapse after winning the...

Merchant Bemoans Gervais' Star Appeal

British funnyman STEPHAN MERCHANT is jealous his EXTRAS co-star RICKY GERVAIS boasts more celebrity friends than he does. Merchant, who also worked with Gervais on hit show THE OFFICE, can't understand why he is continually...

Mcgregor Hooked On Paragliding

TRAINSPOTTING star EWAN MCGREGOR became hooked on paragliding after discovering the extreme sport while filming CASSANDRA'S DREAM with WOODY ALLEN. The Scottish actor keeps his adrenaline bursting addiction away from film producers because he knew...

Mcgregor Sees Hypnotist To Quit Smoking

Scottish actor EWAN MCGREGOR has decided to see a hypnotherapist to help him finally quit smoking. The MOULIN ROUGE! star made the promise to his wife EVE after cancelling a family holiday to California to...

Lansbury To Pay Tribute To Gershwin

Stage stars including ANGELA LANSBURY will pay tribute to the late composer GEORGE GERSHWIN at the Lincoln Center in New York City on 13 November (06). Gershwin, who died aged 38 in 1937, wrote the...

Allen Slammed By British Comedian

WOODY ALLEN has come under fire from a British comedienne, who is furious he cut her part in new movie SCOOP. A heavily pregnant MEERA SYAL struggled to complete filming on the London-set murder mystery...

Legendary Cinematographer Nykvist Dead At 83

Oscar-winning cinematographer Sven Nykvist, best known for his collaborations with Ingmar Bergman, died Wednesday in Stockholm, his son told the Associated Press. He was 83 "He was called 'the master of light' because of the...

Filmmaker Sven Nykvist Dies

Oscar-winning filmmaker SVEN NYKVIST, who was legendary director INGMAR BERGMAN's cinematographer of choice, has died. He was 83. Nykvist died on Wednesday (20SEP06) at a nursing home where he was being treated for aphasia, a...

Barrymore Devastated By Dubbed Singing Debut

DREW BARRYMORE was mortified when she found out she was the only A-list cast member to have their songs dubbed in WOODY ALLEN's film EVERYONE SAYS I LOVE YOU. The actress made her singing debut...

Allen Opens Up In London

Veteran director WOODY ALLEN adores filming in London, because it forces him to socialise with cast and crew when he is away from his native New York City. Whenever the film-maker works at home he...

'Hero' Farrell Comforts Crying Tot

Big-hearted actor COLIN FARRELL has been hailed a true gentleman for abandoning filming to rush to the aid of a crying tot. The youngster, who had fallen off his bicycle in north London, caught the...

Allen Awarded Legal Fees In Editing Row

Veteran director WOODY ALLEN has been awarded $95,000 (GBP50,000) in legal fees by a New York City judge in his court battle with former producer JEAN DOUMANIAN over the editing of his films for television...

Allen's Au Pair Slams Farrell's Love-making

Hollywood heart-throb COLIN FARRELL has been lambasted by WOODY ALLEN's former au pair - for being such a disappointment in bed. French siren ANGELIQUE JEROME and the MIAMI VICE star hooked up just hours before...

Johansson Loves London

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON is so impressed by London life, she is hoping to buy a property in the British capital. The 20-year-old LOST IN TRANSLATION star has spent the past two summers (04-05) working...

Vice Raids Box Office

Miami Vice overtook Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest at the box office over the weekend as it confiscated $25.7 million. Nevertheless, in its fourth week, Pirates continued to amass a sizable treasure, adding...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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