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New Model Army And Glen Matlock Added For Camden Rocks 2015 Ahead Of 'Special Headliner' Announcement

New Model Army and ex Sex Pistols' bassist Glen Matlock are among the newly announced additions to London's coolest rock event, Camden Rocks 2015, which will take place in May across some of Camden's hottest...

Richard Dreyfuss To Play Ponzi Scheme Mastermind Bernie Madoff

Jaws star Richard Dreyfuss has been cast as convicted Ponzi scheme conman Bernie Madoff in a new Tv drama.The series will be based on Brian Ross' book The Madoff Chronicles: Inside the Secret World of...

Mickey Rourke Spends $400 On Dog Tattoo

Mickey Rourke has forked out $400 on a tattoo of his dead dog's nickname. The 62-year-old actor has paid tribute to his late four-legged friend Jaws by getting an inking of his other moniker, Guapo...

Giant Shark Terrorises Jaws Beach

Hundreds of tourists were evacuated from a beach close to the location of the Jaws set this week (beg25Aug14) after a huge great white shark was spotted lurking in the water.Local officials cleared Duxbury Beach...

Jaws And Jurassic Park Movie Memorabilia Up For Auction

Artefacts from iconic films Jaws, Jurassic Park and The Wizard Of Oz are set to go under the hammer during a special memorabilia auction next month (Mar13).Among the collection of original movie props are Richard...

Jaws Cameraman Dies, Aged 78

The marine conservationist who shot underwater footage for classic movie Jaws has died at the age of 78.Ron Taylor lost his battle with leukaemia in his native Australia on Sunday (09Sep12), according to the Associated...

Jaws Gets Porn Treatment

Adult movie bosses have shot a porn parody of Steven Spielberg's classic Jaws - in 3D.Staff at Hustler Video have teamed up with production company Adam & Eve to shoot This Ain't Jaws Xxx, which...

Steven Spielberg Faced Firing As Jaws Director

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg will forever be grateful to his mentor Sid Sheinberg because he would have been fired from Jaws if the movie mogul hadn't blocked all attempts to get rid of the young director.Spielberg...

Stars Come Out For Apatow's Tribute Video

Stars including BEN STILLER, DON JOHNSON and SARAH SILVERMAN have teamed up with director JUDD APATOW to film a comedy video tribute for the upcoming American Jewish World Service (AJWS) benefit event in New York.Apatow...

Dreyfuss Honoured For Civics Campaign

JAWS actor RICHARD DREYFUSS has been handed a prestigious New York award for his work to promote civics lessons in America's schools.The Oscar-winner launched The Dreyfuss Initiative last year (09) to improve U.S. citizens' understanding...

Star Wars Is Biggest Grossing Summer Blockbuster

STAR WARS, E.T. THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL and JAWS have been named the biggest summer (10) blockbusters of all time in a new online expose.Hollywood.com bosses have added up the grosses of the biggest seasonal releases...

Lost Jaws Shark Found

The mechanical shark which terrorised RICHARD DREYFUSS and the stars of STEVEN SPIELBERG's 1975 blockbuster JAWS has been found, ending a decades-long search for the beast.The three shark models initially built for the film -...

Jaws Cameraman Turned Dreyfuss Onto Booze

A camera operator on the set of shark thriller JAWS was partly responsible for RICHARD DREYFUSS' alcohol problems - because he introduced the actor to booze.Dreyfuss, who has battled sobriety and is now clean and...

Jaws Writer Lands Wga Honour

JAWS screenwriter CARL GOTTLIEB has landed a prestigious honour from the Writers Guild of America (WGA) for his longtime contributions to the union.Gottlieb will be presented with the Morgan Cox Award at an awards ceremony...

Director Races To Complete Scheider's Last Film

Moviemaker JOSHUA NEWTON is racing to complete the film that has become JAWS star ROY SCHEIDER's final project, so the actor can be considered for a posthumous Best Actor Oscar.Scheider was twice nominated for an...

Jaws Sightings Close Massachusetts Beaches

Swimmers have been warned to stay out of the water where STEVEN SPIELBERG's JAWS was filmed - after five nearby beaches in Massachusetts were closed due to great white shark sightings.The predatory fish were spotted...

Jaws Sightings Close Massachusetts Beaches

Swimmers have been warned to stay out of the water where STEVEN SPIELBERG's JAWS was filmed - after five nearby beaches in Massachusetts were closed due to great white shark sightings.The predatory fish were spotted...

Dreyfuss Drops Family Lawsuit

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS has dismissed a lawsuit against his father and son after he accused the pair of failing to pay back a loan.The actor initially filed suit in Los Angeles last year (08),...

Dreyfuss Boycotts Jaws Events

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS has vowed to boycott promotional events for his 1975 movie hit JAWS, because studio bosses refuse to pay him.The actor refused to attend a special 30th anniversary bash in Martha's Vineyard,...

Dreyfuss Lawsuit Hits $4 Million

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS claims his father and uncle owe him almost $4 million (GBP2.6 million) from an unpaid loan. The actor filed suit in Los Angeles earlier this year (Aug08), claiming his family members...

Real Jaws Boat To Go On Sale

A fishing boat owned by the shark hunter who inspired the JAWS movies is to be sold at auction. New Yorker Frank Mundus, credited as the real Captain Quint from Peter Benchley's Jaws novel, on...

Exorcist + Jaws Make Hollywood Museum's Horror Hit List

THE EXORCIST, JAWS, HALLOWEEN and FRIDAY THE 13TH have been named among the top 10 horror films of all time by the curator of a new Hollywood Museum exhibit. Memorabilia from the films selected by...

Jaws Fisherman Mundus Dies

FRANK MUNDUS, the New York shark hunter who inspired JAWS, has died. He was 82. Mundus died on Wednesday (10Sep08) in Honolulu, Hawaii of a heart attack. He was celebrated by Jaws author Peter Benchley...

Shaw To Receive Posthumous Irish Honour

JAWS star ROBERT SHAW is to be posthumously commemorated in his adopted homeland of Ireland. The Oscar nominee was born in England, but lived in County Mayo for 10 years before his death in 1978,...

Dreyfuss Sues His Dad

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS is suing his father and uncle over an unpaid loan. The actor filed suit in Los Angeles on Friday (08Aug08), claiming his family members owe him a whopping $870,000 (GBP435,000). In...

Dreyfuss In Talks To Play Cheney

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS is in negotiations to complete the all-star cast of OLIVER STONE's GEORGE W. BUSH biopic - and play Vice-President DICK CHENEY. Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Banks have already signed on to...

Obama Campaign Collects Donation From Dead Scheider

JAWS actor ROY SCHEIDER has continued to pay his monthly donation of $50 (GBP25) to U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA's election campaign - despite dying in February this year (08). The star passed away on...

Spielberg Donates Cash To Late Jaws Star's Fund

STEVEN SPIELBERG has donated $50,000 (GBP25,000) to a fund established in his JAWS star ROY SCHEIDER's name. The moviemaker has handed over the cash to the Stella Adler Studios in New York, where the late...

Roy Scheider Dies

JAWS star ROY SCHEIDER has died. He was 75. The actor was best known for playing police chief Martin Brody in Steven Spielberg's famous 1975 shark thriller and its sequel three years later. Scheider also...

Roy Scheider Dies

JAWS star ROY SCHEIDER has died at the age of 75. The actor was best known for playing police chief Martin Brody in Steven Spielberg's famous 1975 shark thriller and its sequel three years later....

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