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Smith Has No Matrix Regrets

WILL SMITH harbours no regrets over his decision to turn down the role of NEO in THE MATRIX trilogy - because KEANU REEVES was "born" to play the part. The INDEPENDENCE DAY heart-throb is...

Ethan Hawke Regrets Turning Down Independence Day

Movie star ETHAN HAWKE still regrets turning down WILL SMITH's role in sci-fi blockbuster INDEPENDENCE DAY, because the film could have turned his fortunes around. The TRAINING DAY star admits he went through "a...

Fox: 'I'm Not Lil' Jon's Wife'

Actress VIVICA A FOX has rubbished reports she's married rapper LIL' JON. The INDEPENDENCE DAY beauty insists she's baffled by rumours sweeping America she's tied the knot with the hip-hop star - and she's...

Smith Proud Of I, Robot's Story Success

Hollywood actor WILL SMITH has explained the secret of how I, ROBOT became one of the smash hits of the summer (04) - it had an "intriguing" story. Smith, who has starred in a...

Smith Hopes 'Freaky' Fans Will Make I,robot A Hit

Superstar actor WILL SMITH is confident his new movie I, ROBOT will be a big success - because science-fiction films always bring in "freaky" fans. After the phenomenal success of his 1996 movie INDEPENDENCE...

Will Smith's I, Robot Tops American Box Office

WILL SMITH's latest movie I, ROBOT has continued his run of successful July openings, after ousting SPIDER-MAN 2 from the top spot with a US box office haul of $52.25 million (GBP29 million). I,...

Will Smith To Ditch Action Movies

Hollywood actor WILL SMITH believes he only has another five or six years left as an action movie star. The 35-year-old has scored success with such hits as INDEPENDENCE DAY and the franchises MEN...

Will Smith 'Nervous' About I, Robot's Release

WILL SMITH's wait for the release of his latest movie I, ROBOT has proved to be a tough experience - because he's deeply nervous. The INDEPENDENCE DAY, who has scored a string of consistent...

Combs Hilton And Jay-z To Celebrate Independence Day

Rappers SEAN "P. DIDDY" COMBS, JAY-Z and reality show star PARIS HILTON are to host an ambitious INDEPENDENCE DAY celebration in New York. The trio will each host an evening event at the PLAYSTATION2...

Emmerich Relieved By 9/11 Attacks

Movie director ROLAND EMMERICH was relieved when the 9/11 tragedy hit America (11SEP01) - because it saved him from the prospect of making a sequel to his 1996 blockbuster INDEPENDENCE DAY. The 48-year-old filmmaker...

Gyllenhaal: Will Smith Is The Best

THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW star JAKE GYLLENHAAL is in awe of WILL SMITH so much, he modelled himself on him for his role in the environmental disaster movie. Gyllenhaal, 23, is a...

Poseidon Adventure Named Greatest Disaster Film

GENE HACKMAN's 1972 classic THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE has been crowned the best disaster movie of all time, beating out competition from special effects-strewn modern offerings. The movie - which follows a group of...

Gooding Jr: Will Smith Gets All The Roles

OSCAR-winner CUBA GOODING JR has slammed movie bosses who refuse to give black actors the same opportunities as their white colleagues. The actor also argues that when a good African-American role comes up in...

Independence Day Wins Cheesy Poll

INDEPENDENCE DAY's rousing presidential address has been voted the 'Cheesiest movie moment ever' in a new magazine poll. The speech, made by BILL PULLMAN's PRESIDENT THOMAS J. WHITMORE character to troops preparing to attack...

Will Smith To Quit Action In Three Years

Movie star WILL SMITH has said he'll give up action movies in three years time. The BAD BOYS II actor was speaking at the London premiere of his latest film last night (30SEP03) -...

Will Smith: There Won't Be Independence Day Sequel

Movie star WILL SMITH has rubbished reports of a sequel to hit 1996 movie INDEPENDENCE DAY. The ALI actor reveals that talks of a follow-up have fallen through and he now doubts the movie...

Jimmy Cliff Awarded Order Of Merit

Reggae legend JIMMY CLIFF has been awarded Jamaica's ORDER OF MERIT in the country's INDEPENDENCE DAY honours list. The BRAVE WARRIOR star, 55, has released 30 albums during his 40 year career and is...

Big Hit Ahoy: Depp's Pirate Film Is A Box Office Boost

JOHNNY DEPP's new swashbuckling adventure PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL has made a huge splash in Hollywood opening as one of the biggest films ever. The high-seas epic, in which...

Independence Day Two?

Seven years after WILL SMITH saved the world from invading aliens in INDEPENDENCE DAY, movie makers DEAN DEVLIN and ROLAND EMMERICH are still planning a sequel. The 1996 blockbuster wowed film fans and raked...

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