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Marilyn's Romantic Jfk Painting Valued At $21,000

Screen beauty MARILYN MONROE's romantic painting to former US President JOHN F KENNEDY is expected to fetch a staggering $21,000(GBP11,000) at New York auction house Christie's sale later this month (30JUN05). The SOME LIKE...

Mcgregor: 'I'm Not Brando'

Hollywood star EWAN McGREGOR is determined not to be compared to late movie legend MARLON BRANDO while performing in the latest London production of the classic musical GUYS AND DOLLS. The Scottish star plays...

Brando's Monroe Telegram Discovered

An affectionate telegram from late movie legend MARLON BRANDO to MARILYN MONROE during her nervous breakdown in 1961 was discovered last week (begs23MAY05) during the break-up of Brando's estate. Following his death last year...

Brando's Belongings Go Under The Hammer After Nicholson Sale

LATEST: MARLON BRANDO's personal belongings from his Beverly Hills home are to be sold off at auction after neighbour and pal JACK NICHOLSON bought the hilltop mansion. Brando's furniture and personal mementos will be...

Nicholson Buys Brando's Home

Screen star JACK NICHOLSON has bought fellow legend MARLON BRANDO's old residence in Beverly Hills for the staggering sum of $5.5 million (GBP3 million). Nicholson was best friends with Brando, who starred opposite him...

Apocalypse Now Inspiration Dies

The inspiration for crazed APOCALYPSE NOW character COLONEL KURTZ has died at the age of 74. Vietnam War veteran DAVID HACKWORTH - who was brought to the big screen by MARLON BRANDO in FRANCIS...

Brando Auction Is Biggest Celebrity Sale In Six Years

Late movie legend MARLON BRANDO's personal effects will be sold at New York auction house Christie's on 30 June (05) in the most high-profile sale since MARILYN MONROE's estate was auctioned in 1999. Organisers...

Freeman: 'I'll Never Be Brando'

British actor MARTIN FREEMAN was desperate to become the next MARLON BRANDO when he was younger - but his aims have become far more humble even after his breakthrough role in UK TV series THE...

Jackman Flies In For Secret Superman Filming?

HUGH JACKMAN is in his native Australia secretly shooting scenes for pal BRYAN SINGER's upcoming SUPERMAN movie. Website IESB.NET reports Jackman will play CLARK KENT's adoptive father JONATHAN KENT in flashback scenes in the...

Malden Picks Up Cowboy + Western Honours

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE star KARL MALDEN has been inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers. The OSCAR-winning actor, 93, received the honour on Saturday night (16APR05) at the Western Heritage Awards, held...

Coppola Upset About Godfather Videogame

Director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is furious with the makers of a new THE GODFATHER videogame because they didn't consult him for permission to tamper with his epic film. KOCH, the makers of videogame THE...

Brando 'Boasted About Sexually Abusing Children'

LATEST: MARLON BRANDO's former business manager has accused the late Hollywood legend of boasting about his experiences sexually abusing children. The allegations against THE GODFATHER star, who died last year (04), appear in a...

Brando's Estate Sued By Former Business Manager

MARLON BRANDO's former business manager is suing the late actor's estate for sexual harassment and wrongful termination. In a lawsuit file don Monday (04APR05), JO AN CORRALES of Kalama, Washington, claims that she...

Brando Granted Jackson Island Sanctuary

Late film legend MARLON BRANDO offered troubled singer MICHAEL JACKSON sanctuary on his Pacific Island before his death last year (JUL04). American newspaper NEW YORK DAILY NEWS has obtained a notarised deed, dated 5...

Beverly Hillbillies Creator Dies

THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES creator PAUL HENNING has died at the age of 93. Henning, who was the man behind the hit 1960s US TV show about a family who move to Beverly Hills after...

Brando's Holiday Home To Become Eco-hotel

MARLON BRANDO's Polynesian island hideaway is to turned into a new eco-hotel by new owner RICHARD BAILEY. Only the late actor's son TEIHOTU lives on the private island, Tetiaroa, but, according to Bailey, he's...

Brando 'Refused To Learn Lines'

Late screen legend MARLON BRANDO angered his co-stars by refusing to learn his lines properly. British actress DILYS LAYE, who appeared with Brando in CHARLIE CHAPLIN's 1967 film A COUNTESS FROM HONG KONG, recalls...

Brando Back For Superman

MARLON BRANDO is set to return from the dead for the latest SUPERMAN movie, according internet reports. The late movie great reportedly filmed scenes for 1980's SUPERMAN II, but the footage was scrapped as...

Brando's Ex Reveals Family Sex Secrets In New Book

MARLON BRANDO's Tahitian ex-wife is set to wreck the movie great's legacy in a revealing new book by claiming he sexually abused their daughter. TARITA TERIIPIA (corr), who met and fell for the late...

Williams Touted For Guys And Dolls

Movie actor VIN DIESEL hopes to cast British pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS in his long-awaited remake of musical classic GUYS AND DOLLS. The burly hunk has been planning to film a new version of...

Eastwood Steps Up For Dirty Harry Computer Game

Legendary film-maker CLINT EASTWOOD has agreed to lend his image and voice to a new computer game based on classic 1971 movie DIRTY HARRY. Eastwood, who played vigilante cop HARRY CALLAHAN in Dirty Harry...

Brando's Jackson Concerns

Hollywood legend MARLON BRANDO allegedly expressed concern about MICHAEL JACKSON's relationships with children visitors to his California home. Jackson's cook STELLA LeMARQUE claims she overheard comments Brando - who died last July (04) -...

Bacon Initially 'Insulted' By Six Degrees Game

KEVIN BACON was initially insulted by the game 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' as he felt the creators were mocking him in order to make some easy money. The ubiquitous FOOTLOOSE actor believed the...

Brando Is Top Gay Sex Icon

MARLON BRANDO has been named the all-time sexiest movie star in a new gay poll. The late great actor beat PAUL NEWMAN and COLIN FARRELL to claim the top spot in the GAY TIMES...

Janssen And Day-lewis To Play Superman's Mum + Dad?

FAMKE JANSSEN and DANIEL DAY-LEWIS are in negotiations to play SUPERMAN's space-age mum and dad, LARA and JOR-EL, in BRYAN SINGER's SUPERMAN RETURNS. KEVIN SPACEY has already signed on to play the comic book...

Brando Scoffed At Godfather Role

MARLON BRANDO initially rejected his OSCAR-winning role in THE GODFATHER, because he thought the film glorified the Mafia. The actor, who died last year (04), threw a copy of MARIO PUZO's novel at his...

Brando Ex Publishes Memoirs

MARLON BRANDO's third wife TARITA TERIIPAIA has exposed secrets from their ten-year marriage in her memoirs, including how the late acting legend turned his back on their mentally-disturbed daughter CHEYENNE. The GODFATHER star married...

Depp Turned To Brando For Island Help

JOHNNY DEPP turned to pal MARLON BRANDO when he was unsure about an island purchase in the Bahamas but was unable to get the reclusive movie icon's full OK before he died. The FINDING...

Brando's Son Charged With Spousal Abuse After Intruder Mix-up

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN faces spousal abuse charges just three months after exchanging vows with his new wife DEBORAH. But his wife insists the Christmas Eve (24DEC04) incident which led to his arrest is...

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