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Garofalo Sobbed Through Smile Audition

Comedienne JANEANE GAROFALO lost the chance to star alongside JULIA ROBERTS in MONA LISA SMILE when she burst into tears during the audition read through with the PRETTY WOMAN star. The Truth About Cats +...

Lansbury Commits To First Broadway Run In 23 Years

American actress ANGELA LANSBURY will return to Broadway after 23 years away from the New York stage when she stars in the new TERRENCE MCNALLY play DEUCE next year (07) Co-starring with MONA LISA...

Stiles To Direct Elle Film

Actress JULIA STILES is set to make her directorial debut after editors at style magazine Elle gave her the OK to shoot a short film she's written. The MONA LISA SMILE star, a Columbia University...

Witherspoon Beats Roberts' Record

Actress REESE WITHERSPOON has surpassed Hollywood superstar JULIA ROBERTS to become the highest paid actress of all time. The WALK THE LINE star, will earn $29 million (GBP17 million) for upcoming horror film OUR...

Roberts' Female Movie Musicians Win Discrimination Case

Nineteen female musicians who played on the MONA LISA SMILE movie score have won $3,500 (GBP1,955) each in a legal settlement, after proving they were paid less than their male counterparts. The US Equal...

Grace Ignores Teen Offers

Rising actor TOPHER GRACE snubbed a stream of offers to star in "teen movies" - because he was determined to score fame and acclaim in credible films. The THAT '70S SHOW star showed early...

Stiles Slams Unfaithful Stars

JULIA STILES has launched a scathing attack on her fellow movie stars who cheat on their partners on film sets. The MONA LISA SMILE actress is horrified so many married actors and actresses treat...

Roberts Promises To Stay Away From Clooney

Hollywood superstar JULIA ROBERTS has been warned to keep her distance from hunky co-star GEORGE CLOONEY on the set of OCEAN'S TWELVE - by her jealous husband. The MONA LISA SMILE beauty, who has...

Stiles To Appear On London Stage

MONA LISA SMILE actress JULIA STILES will make her London, West End debut in a controversial sexual harassment play. The actress, 23, will co-star with another Hollywood star - AARON ECKHART - in the...

Secretary Made Gyllenhaal Grow Up

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL credits her breakthrough role in raunchy drama SECRETARY with making her grow up and broaden her sexual awareness. Gyllenhaal claims starring in the dark love story opposite JAMES SPADER tarnished her naive...

Julia Roberts' Most Treasured Possession

Movie superstar JULIA ROBERTS may have a fortune of millions, but her most treasure possession is a letter written by her late father. The MONA LISA SMILE beauty was just four when her dad...

Harry Potter Film To Be The Costliest Ever

The next HARRY POTTER film is set to break records and become the most expensive film ever made. The fourth film in the Potter series, GOBLET OF FIRE, will cost $289 million (GBP170 million)...

Julia Roberts: Danny Keeps Me In Hollywood

Hollywood superstar JULIA ROBERTS credits her husband DANNY MODER with keeping her in Los Angeles. The MONA LISA SMILE actress - originally from Smyrna, Georgia - insists she would leave the "narcissism, gossip and...

Lord Of The Rings Reigns At Box Office

LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING has hauled in a massive $246 million (GBP144.7 million) in worldwide ticket sales in its first five days of release. The fantasy finale sold $125.1...

Studio Row Over Mona Lisa Smile

New JULIA ROBERTS film MONA LISA SMILE had to undergo a drastic rework after director MIKE NEWELL handed in his finished edit - to make it more commercial. According to American gossip site THE...

Dunst Not Sure About Her New Hair

KIRSTEN DUNST is far from convinced that hacking off her long hair was such a great idea - because it highlights her round face. The young actress cut off her locks three hours before...

West Left Unimpressed By Julia Kiss

British actor DOMINIC WEST has given PRETTY WOMAN JULIA ROBERTS a poor six-out-of-10 score for kissing, because his smooching scenes with the actress in MONA LISA SMILE were far from romantic. West, who romanced...

Julia Roberts Snaps Back At Pregnancy Questions

JULIA ROBERTS flew into a rage at a press conference promoting her new movie, MONA LISA SMILE, at the weekend (07DEC03) - when she was quizzed about a possible pregnancy. Fired up by the...

Roberts: I Clear Up My Own Mess

Leading lady JULIA ROBERTS may be the highest paid woman in Hollywood, but she refuses to lead a pampered celebrity lifestyle. Roberts reportedly earned $25 million (GBP14.7 million) for her latest role in MONA...

Kirsten Thinks 'Smile' Is 'Safe'

KIRSTEN DUNST has hit out at her new movie MONA LISA SMILE, accusing it of being too "safe". The SPIDER-MAN actress stars alongside JULIA ROBERTS and MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL in the 1950's-set story of Massachusetts,...

Julia Roberts Uses Her Smarts To Nix Show

JULIA ROBERTS managed to defuse a potentially embarassing celebrity show - by trading the programme for exclusive coverage of her new movie. When she found out celebrity-themed TV channel E! was planning to do...

Julia Roberts Puts Motherhood On Hold

OSCAR-winning actress JULIA ROBERTS has abandoned her plans to become a parent so she can concentrate on her acting career once again. The 35-year-old ERIN BROCKOVICH star - who wed cameraman DANNY MODER, 34,...

Roberts Closer To Blanchett Role

Superstar JULIA ROBERTS is in talks to play the lead in new film CLOSER after CATE BLANCHETT dropped out from the role. Blanchett last week (ends19SEP03) quit the film after announcing she's pregnant with...

Mike Newell To Direct Fourth Potter Movie

British director MIKE NEWELL has been confirmed as the director of the fourth HARRY POTTER movie. The FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL director will commence work on HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE...

Julia To Divorce.

Hollywood superstar JULIA ROBERTS is reportedly in divorce talks after her marriage to cameraman DANNY MODER fell apart. The MONA LISA SMILE actress has only been married to Moder for nine months but reports...

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