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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...

Mortimer Hails 'Level-headed' Johansson

British actress EMILY MORTIMER has hailed Hollywood starlet SCARLETT JOHANSSON for her ability to cope with life in the limelight. Despite her years of experience, 34-year-old Mortimer insists dealing with the press still turns her...

Farrow Accuses Previn Of Gold Digging

Actress MIA FARROW has attacked her estranged adopted daughter SOON-YI PREVIN, accusing her of marrying WOODY ALLEN to "improve her situation". The 60-year-old star split from Allen in 1992 after uncovering his secret relationship...

Secret Life Of Words Wins The Goyas

Spanish director ISABEL COIXER's English-language film THE SECRET LIFE OF WORDS was the big winner at Spain's annual Goya awards today (30JAN06). The film, which stars Oscar winner TIM ROBBINS as a man temporarily...

Johansson Romantically Linked To British Rocker

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has reportedly embarked on a romance with HARD-FI frontman RICHARD ARCHER after growing close to the British rocker while filming in the UK. Despite publicly stepping out with PEARL HARBOR actor JOSH...

Allen Angered Cox On Match Point Set

Film-maker WOODY ALLEN upset BRIAN COX on the set of his recent movie MATCH POINT, by telling the veteran actor he wasn't projecting himself enough. Cox, 59, became even more annoyed when Allen failed...

Allen Laughs Off London Move With New Nyc Home

Director WOODY ALLEN has silenced reports he is quitting his beloved New York City to live in London, after purchasing a $25.9 million (GBP14.3 million) Manhattan townhouse. The MATCH POINT filmmaker's new home, designed...

Johansson Surprised By Allen's Personal Questions

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON was kept alert on the set of MATCH POINT, because director WOODY ALLEN would randomly fire personal questions at her. Johansson, 21, was at first shocked by the 70-year-old film-maker's...

Johansson Is A Good Loser

Gracious loser SCARLETT JOHANSSON was delighted to see FELICITY HUFFMAN trump her at the Golden Globes on Monday (16JAN06), because she loves to see independent films beat big-budget movies. Johansson was nominated alongside the...

Johansson Thanks Tennis For Her 'Great Butt'

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has revealed the secret behind her "nice body, taut legs and great butt" - she stays in shape playing tennis. The actress fell in love with the sport while shooting new WOODY...

Rhys-meyers In Agony After Dental Surgery

JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS is in agony as he prepares for tonight's (16JAN06) Golden Globe Awards after undergoing surgery on his mouth. The BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM star, who is nominated as Best Supporting Actor for...

Goode Thanks Booze For Allen Role

British actor MATTHEW GOODE credits his drinking lifestyle with helping him win a breakthrough role in WOODY ALLEN's latest movie MATCH POINT. The 29-year-old was so convinced he would fail the audition for the...

Johansson Exposes Woody Allen's Stylish Side

Quirky movie mogul WOODY ALLEN is so set on style, he sends his leading ladies back to the hair and make up trailer on film sets if they don't look right. SCARLETT JOHANSSON, who...

Rhys-meyers: 'I Didn't Idolise Allen'

Irish actor JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS was able to approach starring in WOODY ALLEN movie MATCH POINT objectively, because he has never worshipped the veteran film-maker. The ALEXANDER heart-throb had no intention of following other male...

Mortimer Landed Allen Role Despite Wig

British actress EMILY MORTIMER was shocked to find out her television debut as a 19th century maid in a bad wig inspired WOODY ALLEN to offer her a role in MATCH POINT. Mortimer, who...

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