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Natalie Portman Sought Feedback From Directors

Natalie Portman found it ''really helpful'' to show her new movie to her old directors.The 35-year-old actress has stepped behind the camera for the first time with 'A Tale of Love and Darkness' - an...

Sigourney Weaver To Receive 2016 Donostia Award

Sigourney Weaver will receive the 2016 Donostia Award at the 64th San Sebastian Festival.The 66-year-old actress - who has recently been seen and heard in a couple of high-profile cameos in 'Ghostbusters' and 'Finding Dory'...

Meryl Streep Came To Oliver Platt's Rescue After Postcards From The Edge Gaffe

The 2012 star worked with the late director on 1988 film Working Girl and loved the relaxed nature of the shoot, so when he reteamed with Nichols he felt he could enjoy himself...

Jon Hamm And Jennifer Westfeldt Reunite To Attend Mike Nichols Tribute

The couple called it quits in early September (15) after being dogged by rumours of an impending split for months. At the time, the Mad Men star and screenwriter Jennifer issued a...

Dustin Hoffman Blames The Graduate's Poor Reviews On Anti-semitism

The acting veteran landed his breakout role in the 1967 film, playing a college graduate who is seduced by an older woman, and he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, while...

Natalie Portman Suffered Heartbreak

Natalie Portman admits she suffered a devastating break-up when she was 25.The 33-year-old actress, who has three-year-old son Aleph with husband Benjamin Millepied, says the ''big heartbreak'' in her life took place while she was...

Norman Mailer's Son Directing Former Mike Nichols Film

The son of late writer Norman Mailer is set to take over as the director of a film previously developed by Mike Nichols.Michael Mailer worked on the screenplay for Blind with his brother John Buffalo...

Mike Nichols Leaves $20 Million Fortune To Wife And Kids

Beloved director Mike Nichols has left an estimated $20 million (£12.5 million) fortune to his newswoman wife Diane Sawyer and his three children.The Graduate filmmaker died last month (Nov14), aged 83, after suffering a cardiac...

Mike Nichols Laid To Rest

Meryl Streep, Natalie Portman and Emma Stone were among the stars who turned out to pay their respects to Oscar-winning director Mike Nichols at a private funeral in New York City on Saturday (22Nov14).The Graduate...

Natalie Portman Joins Likes Of Meryl Streep & Kevin Spacey In Paying Tribute To Mike Nichols

Natalie Portman has paid tribute to the late director Mike Nichols.Natalie Portman at the Childrens' Hospital Gala in Los Angeles in October 2014.Read More: The Life and Career of Late Director Mike Nichols.Nichols died of...

Glenn Close And John Lithgow Remember Mike Nichols Onstage

Glenn Close and John Lithgow paid tribute to late director Mike Nichols onstage following a performance of their Broadway play A Delicate Balance.The Graduate moviemaker passed away on Wednesday (19Nov14) at the age of 83,...

Al Pacino, Meryl Streep And Tom Hanks Add Tributes To Mike Nichols

Actor Al Pacino has been left shocked by the unexpected death of his Angels In America director Mike Nichols, revealing the beloved filmmaker was "a dear friend".A host of Hollywood stars took to social media,...

The Life And Career Of Late Director Mike Nichols

Today Hollywood mourns the death of Mike Nichols, the mind behind films like The Graduate, Closer and Working Girl. Having started out his career as a comedian and later moving on to comedy, standup, directing,...

Julia Roberts On Mike Nichols' Death: 'I've Lost My Most Cherished Friend'

Actress Julia Roberts has paid tribute to late director Mike Nichols, calling him her "most cherished friend" in a touching tribute following his death on Wednesday (19Nov14).The Pretty Woman star worked with the filmmaker on...

Whoopi Goldberg Grows Emotional While Paying Tribute To Mike Nichols

Actress/Tv host Whoopi Goldberg fought back tears on her Tv talk show The View on Thursday (20Nov14) as she paid tribute to friend and filmmaker Mike Nichols, who passed away on Wednesday (19Nov14).Nichols, who passed...

The Graduate Director Mike Nichols Dies

Mike Nichols has died.The acclaimed filmmaker passed away due to a cardiac arrest on Wednesday (19.11.14) at the age of 83, an ABC spokesperson has announced.The Hollywood icon won the Academy Award for Best Director...

Celebrities Pay Tribute To Mike Nichols

Hollywood veterans Steven Spielberg, Kevin Spacey, and Julianne Moore have paid tribute to The Graduate director Mike Nichols following his death on Wednesday (19Nov14).Nichols, the husband of news anchor Diane Sawyer, passed away following a...

Mike Nichols, Iconic Director Of 'The Graduate', Dies Aged 83

Mike Nichols, the legendary American director probably best known for helming hit movie The Graduate, has died aged 83. Nichols had been married to the actress Diane Sawyer for 26 couples, forming one of the...

The Graduate Director Mike Nichols Dies

Mike Nichols, the Oscar-winning director of The Graduate and husband of news anchor Diane Sawyer, has died at the age of 83.Nichols died suddenly on Wednesday (19Nov14) but no further details were available as Wenn...

Second City Cofounder Bernie Sahlins Dead A 90

Second City cofounder Bernie Sahlins, regarded as one of the most influential figures in improvisational comedy and topical satire, has died in Chicago at the age of 90, the Chicago Tribune reported today (Monday). Many...

Mike Nichols Confirmed For Much-anticipated Broadway Play Betrayal

Mike Nichols will direct real-life couple Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig in a revival of Harold Pinter's Betrayal on Broadway.The moviemaker has been linked to the project for weeks and his participation was confirmed on...

Rachel Weisz And Daniel Craig To Star In Broadway Play

Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig will star on Broadway together.The British stars - who tied the knot in 2011 - will play a married couple in a new production of Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal' on the...

Dustin Hoffman Picked Up Directing Tips From Nichols And Levinson

Dustin Hoffman drew from his on-set experiences with The Graduate's Mike Nichols to ensure he got the best out of his lead stars when he stepped up to direct Quartet.The Tootsie star admits he had...

Cate Blanchett's Pregnancy Helped Julia Roberts Find Father Figure In Nichols

Julia Roberts has Cate Blanchett to thank for her close friendship with director Mike Nichols - because the Notting Hill star was only cast in 2004 movie Closer when the Aussie actress became pregnant and...

Julia Roberts Credits Career With Optimism

Julia Roberts believes her success is down to optimism. The Academy Award winning actress has three children with husband Danny Moder and although she feels incredibly blessed with her personal and professional good fortune, she...

Rihanna Loves Offensive Word

Rihanna loves the 'c-word'. The 'S&M' hitmaker freely used the highly offensive word as people in her native Barbados frequently say it, but she took it out of her vocabulary after her make-up artist told...

Producer/studio Exec John Calley Dead At 81

John Calley, one of the most successful studio executives and producers in recent Hollywood history, has died at the age of 81. In its obituary today (Wednesday), the Wall Street Journal observed that at Warner...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Enjoyed Directing

Philip Seymour Hoffman found his directorial debut "satisfying".The Oscar-winning actor was at the helm in the big screen adaptation of off-Broadway hit 'Jack Goes Boating' and while he enjoyed it, he did find it quite...

Bonnie And Clyde Director Arthur Penn Dead At 88

Director Arthur Penn, whose films include Bonnie and Clyde, The Miracle Worker, Little Big Man, and The Missouri Breaks died Tuesday in New York at age 88. Penn was nominated for an Oscar for Bonnie...

Nichols Picks Up Afi Honour

Moviemaker MIKE NICHOLS was the focus of a star-studded ceremony in California on Thursday night (10Jun10) as he picked up a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Film Institute.Actors including Harrison Ford, Jack Nicholson, Julia...

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