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Al Pacino Channels Father In Broadway Show

Al Pacino is channelling the spirit of his late father for his role as a salesman in the Broadway version of Glengarry Glen Ross.The actor put in some intense sessions to get into the part...

Cosmo Allegretti: The Man Behind 'Captain Kangaroo' Puppets Dies Aged 86

Cosmo Allegretti, the talented puppeteer behind Captain Kangaroo's friends on the CBS show of the same name, has passed away aged 68 after falling ill with emphysema. His attorney and friend John Munzel confirmed that...

Captain Kangaroo Puppeteer Cosmo Allegretti Dies Aged 86

Cosmo Allegretti, the puppeteer who made his name on the children's show Captain Kangaroo, died on July 26. The sad news was confirmed by his friend, attorney John Munzel, who made the announcement on Wednesday...

David Yates To Direct Scarface Remake?

David Yates is set to direct a 'Scarface' remake.The 'Harry Potter' director - who helmed the final four instalments in the hugely successful wizarding franchise - is in final negotiations with movie studio Universal to...

Al Pacino As Phil Spector - "I Would Sit For Hours Just Looking At Phil Talking About Things"

Al Pacino stars alongside Helen Mirren as Phil Spector – the infamous American record producer and songwriter – in David Mamet’s controversial new drama for HBO. The TV movie surrounds the shooting of Lana Clarkson,...

Al Pacino Turned To Alcohol To Cope With Fame

Al Pacino says he started drinking when he first became famous because he had no family support.The 73-year-old actor was devastated when his mother Rose passed away when he was just 22, at around the...

Al Pacino Could Have Been A Star Wars Star – If He’D Understood The Plot

Al Pacino turned down the major talk shows and newspapers, who were dying for an interview with the legendary actor. Instead, he hosted a Q&A show in New York, Sydney and now London.The show would...

Al Pacino 'Gave' Bruce Willis His Career

Al Pacino says he ''gave'' Bruce Willis his career by turning down 'Die Hard'.The 'Goodfellas' actor claims he was offered the lead role of John McClane in the action flick, which eventually became a money-spinning...

Al Pacino Turned Down Offers For Die Hard, Pretty Woman & (Gasp) Han Solo In Star Wars

Al Pacino brought his one man show to London this weekend (June 1-2); a Q&A session that allowed fans to get up close and personal with the acting great and question him on his enduring...

Al Pacino Sells Guest House For 3.3m

Al Pacino has sold his guest house for $3.3 million.The Hollywood legend apparently got so fed up of fans visiting his second New York City home in a bid to catch a glimpse of him,...

Jessica Chastain Won't Marry An Actor

Jessica Chastain would never marry an actor.'The Help' star - who is seeing fashion executive Gian Luca Passi - could never settle down with a fellow thespian because she likes to save her drama for...

Al Pacino Walks Out Of Despicable Me 2, Just Months Before The Film Is Due To Premiere

One of the biggest things connected to the upcoming sequel of Despicable Me was the planned appearance of Hollywood legend Al Pacino, however this little cinematic treat has been since cancelled by the star. According...

Tony Awards: Can Tom Hanks Complete Grand Slam Of Major Awards?

Tom Hanks has been nominated for a Tony Award for his role as late tabloid reporter Mike McAlary in Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy. The play, written by Ephron before she died last June, follows McAlary's...

William Friedkin Book Reveals Struggles With Al Pacino, Gene Hackman

William Friedkin’s career rose to pretty heady heights in the 1970s, with the highly revered French Connection, followed by The Exorcist – one of the most successful horror movies of the era (though Friedkin himself...

A Night With Al Pacino: Hollywood Film Legend Brings One-man Show To London Palladium

Ever fancied a night with Al Pacino? Of course you have. And now that dream can come true (as long as you’re savvy enough to snap up a ticket), because the movie legend is bringing...

Al Pacino Bringing One-man Show To London's West End

Al Pacino is bringing his acclaimed one-man show to London's West End this summer, performing at the London Palladium on June 2, 2013. 'A Night With Al Pacino' will feature an on-stage interview with the...

Al Pacino's Phil Spector Role Gets Rave Reviews Ahead Of Hbo Premiere

It’s been a good return on the reviews front for Al Pacino’s turn as the hugely successful and controversial music producer Phil Spector, in the eponymous HBO film about the temperamental figure.The big haired big...

Al Pacino Left With A Stoop After Playing Phil Spector

Hollywood legend Al Pacino was left with a stoop after spending months hunched over to play incarcerated music mogul Phil Spector in a new Tv movie.The Godfather star went to great lengths to adopt the...

Silent Clarkson Vigil To Greet Phil Spector Movie Guests

Friends and relatives of tragic actress Lana Clarkson are planning to protest outside the premiere screening of Al Pacino's new Tv movie Phil Spector on Thursday evening (14Mar13).The Friends of Lana Clarkson group will be...

Al Pacino To Be Celebrated With New Lifetime Achievement Honour

Actor Al Pacino is set to be celebrated for his lifetime of achievements at the upcoming Los Angeles-Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest.The Godfather icon will be feted on 17 February (13) with the inaugural...

Hot Tickets! Us Movie Releases: Nicholas Hoult Stars In Zom Com 'Warm Bodies,' Stellar Cast Can't Save 'Stand Up Guys,' Another Stallone Doozy In 'Bullet To The Head'

We’re going to ease in to our round-up of this week’s movie releases, by starting with the ‘above average’ and moving gently down the quality scale, to the truly awful. We already know, by the...

Sundance 2013: James Franco Brings The Leather-clad, X-rated Gay Scenes

Thank god for James Franco, huh? Everyone's favourite actor-turned-student-turned-performance-artist had two films premiering at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday evening (January 19, 2013), though one of them caused more of a stir than the...

Al Pacino And Brian De Palma To Resurrect Scarface Partnership For Joe Paterno Film Happy Valley

In intriguing news, Al Pacino and Brian De Palma are to hook up again for the third time to appear in the film Happy Family, the film based on the real-life story of the late...

Al Pacino And Brian De Palma To Reunite

Al Pacino is set to reunite with Brian De Palma on 'Happy Valley'.The veteran actor will once again team with his 'Scarface' director for the true story picture about Penn State football coach, Joe Paterno,...

Al Pacino Refused To Meet Phil Spector Before Portraying Him On Screen

Al Pacino can certainly be described as a method actor when it comes to getting under the skin of the characters he is about to portray.However, despite taking on the role of former record producer...

Hot Tickets - Us Movie Releases - The Hobbit Bound For Box Office Success, Save The Date Is A Rom-com Let Down, Pacino And Walken Save Stand-up Guys

This week’s movie releases are an even-handed mix of big budget blockbuster, gentle rom-com and moving documentary.Obviously, the big chatter is all about Peter Jackson’s latest movie, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which has arrived...

Jon Bon Jovi Thrilled To Work With Heroes Pacino And Walken

Jon Bon Jovi's career has come full circle after he was asked to compose a track for heroes Al Pacino and Christopher Walken's new movie Stand Up Guys.The rocker admits the two movie stars are...

Al Pacino Wins Lacklustre Reviews For Broadway Turn

Al Pacino has failed to impress critics with his latest turn on Broadway, winning lacklustre reviews for his part in David Mamet's play Glengarry Glen Ross.The Godfather star was nominated for an Oscar for his...

Gabrielle Anwar: 'I Still Have Sore Toes From Scent Of A Woman Dance Scene'

Actress Gabrielle Anwar still winces at the thought of dancing with Al Pacino in Scent Of A Woman - because the movie great smashed her toes filming the classic ballroom scene.Pacino was supposed to be...

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