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14th November 2007

Quote: Pierce Brosnan's dreams of reprising his sophisticated jewel thief character in the sequel to his 1999 remake, THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR, has been realised - Basic Instinct filmmaker Paul Verhoeven will direct the film.

16th July 2007

Fact: Paul Verhoeven, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Jane Campion, Catherine Breillat, Emanuele Crialese, Ferzan Ozpetek and Zhang Yimou have been announced as the seven directors who will form the jury panel at the 75th anniversary Venice Film Festival in Italy later this summer (07).

29th April 2007

Quote: "I don't know why Paul Verhoeven cast me. It could be because I have big t*ts!" Dutch actress CARICE VAN HOUTEN on why she thinks director PAUL VERHOEVEN cast her in the BLACK BOOK.

17th April 2007

Quote: "For a movie that was so hated initially, people seem to like it now." Moviemaker Paul Verhoeven is baffled by the news his movie Showgirls is being turned into a musical.

21st January 2007

Quote: "(Verhoeven) has, but probably won't sell, the scented pair of panties Sharon took off and handed him the morning he shot the beaver in Basic Instinct." In his new book THE DEVIL'S GUIDE TO HOLLYWOOD screenwriter Joe Eszterhas tells how director Paul Verhoeven has a memento from the infamous scene in which Sharon Stone revealed all in the 1992 thriller.

30th November 2006

Quote: "She yelled at me to take it out and I said, 'What do you mean? You let me shoot it!' She didn't slap me as she says she did. She's a f**king liar!" Basic Instinct director Paul Verhoeven remembers star Sharon Stone's infamous flash.

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