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Ethan Hawke Still Struggles With River Phoenix Death

The 45-year-old worked with the late actor as a teenager in 1985 science fiction movie Explorers, the film debut for both stars, and now, 23 after Rivers' drug-induced cardiac arrest death in 1993, the Boyhood...

Gwar's Dave Brockie And Entertainment's Dangerous Relationship With Heroin

GWAR frontman Dave Brockie died of a heroin overdose Other celebs who have passed away from the drug It was recently announced that frontman of theatrical horror-rock band GWAR has died of a heroin overdose,...

River Phoenix's Final Film 'Dark Blood' Gets U.s Distributor, But How Was It Completed Without Him?

21 years after his death, River Phoenix’s final film Dark Blood is set to be released in the US having been picked up by distributor Lionsgate. It’s a film which many though would never see...

Michelle Pfeiffer Led Cult-like Lifestyle As Young Actress In L.a.

Michelle Pfeiffer admitted to being in a cult when she was younger. The 55-year-old actress discussed her involvement with an unusual couple which led to her involvement into a cult called breatharianism. This involved abstaining...

River Phoenix Has Been Dead For 20 Years

Today, the 31st October 2013, marks twenty years to the day since River Phoenix died after taking Heroin and Valium in the West Hollywood nightclub, The Viper Room. Crowds gathered this morning outside the bar...

Berlin Film Festival’S Golden Bear Goes To Romanian Film, Child’S Pose

The Romanian film, Child’s Pose – a tale of corruption, entitlement and class struggles directed by Calin Peter Netzer – has won the Golden Bear award at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival.The film’s producer,...

British Star On River Phoenix: “I Found Him A Remarkable Young Man"

River Phoenix continued his on screen presence 20 years after his death this week when his last film, Dark Blood, premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. British actor Jonathan Pryce – who worked with Phoenix...

The River Phoenix Movies Keep On Coming

River Phoenix's death occurred 10 days before the wrap of his last film, Dark Blood - the film that premiered at Berlin film festival today, two decades after his death from a drugs overdose.George Sluizer...

Timber! Is Justin Bieber Teetering On The Brink Of A Fall From Grace?

For some years, there, we had high hopes for Justin Bieber. It really looked as though the squeaky clean pop star was just that: squeaky clean. A chance online encounter propelled the young bedroom singer...

River Phoenix’S Final Movie Set For Release As Brother Joaquin Eyes Oscar

River Phoenix’s final movie ‘Dark Blood’ will finally be released on September 27, 2012, almost 20 years after the aspiring star died outside The Viper Room in Los Angeles. Phoenix –who had ingested a lethal...

Kiefer Sutherland: 'I Still Miss River Phoenix'

Kiefer Sutherland is still mourning the loss of his friend and Stand By Me co-star River Phoenix - because the young actor was on course to become one of the greats.Phoenix was just 23 when...

Keanu Reeves To Make Directorial Debut

Keanu Reeves is one of Hollywood's most recognisable faces and has spent most of his life in front of a camera but the star of the Matrix is about to step behind the camera for...

Joaquin Phoenix For Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter?

Joaquin Phoenix is in the running for a leading role in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'. The 'I'm Still Here' star is in negotiations to play mentor Henry Sturgess in the Timur Bekmambetov-directed movie, opposite Benjamin...

Joaquin Phoenix In Talks For Numerous Roles

JOAQUIN PHOENIX has been in talks to star in several new films, despite announcing he was quitting acting two years ago, reports the Press Association. The star of 'Walk The Line' signalled his intention to...

Dicaprio 'Horrified' By Ledger And Phoenix Deaths

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has never been tempted to dabble in drugs after growing up on a heroin-riddled neighbourhood - and was left horrified when fellow actors HEATH LEDGER and RIVER PHOENIX died from overdoses. The Titanic...

Dead Phoenix Sends Warning To Pal Depp

JOHNNY DEPP has been warned to steer clear of an obsessive fan in a creepy message from his late pal, actor RIVER PHOENIX. Phoenix died from a drug-induced heart failure outside the Viper Room club...

Phoenix Went To Extremes To Play Detoxing Cash

JOAQUIN PHOENIX was so determined to look like a detoxing drug addict in new JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE he deprived himself of water and ran for miles. The intense movie star, who...

Slater's Mother Makes Emotional Appeal To Press

Actor CHRISTIAN SLATER's mother MARY JO has made a passionate appeal to the press, begging them to stop writing about her son's love life and troubled past - and focus on his charitable acts instead....

Depp Hands Over Viper Room To Missing Partner's Daughter

LATEST: JOHNNY DEPP reportedly gave up his co-ownership of trendy Los Angeles nightclub THE VIPER ROOM following the controversy of his missing ex-partner. Depp has been caught up in the scandal surrounding the disappearance...

Depp Sells His Share Of Viper Room

Heartbroken actor JOHNNY DEPP has sold his share in the nightclub where his friend RIVER PHOENIX died in 1993. The SLEEPY HOLLOW star says The Viper Room brings back too many upsetting memories and...

Summer Phoenix: I'm Close To My Family

Movie beauty SUMMER PHOENIX remains close to her family, despite her parents divorcing after the death of her brother RIVER PHOENIX in 1993. THE FACULTY actress insists her free-living clan are as bonded as...

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