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Oldman Rules Out Stone Collaboration

British actor GARY OLDMAN has sparked a war of words with director OLIVER STONE - insisting he has "lost his edge." Oliver cast Oldman as Lee Harvey Oswald in his 1991 Oscar-winning film JFK. But...

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...

Stone Defends W Movie Against 'Scared' Critics

Director OLIVER STONE has defended his forthcoming GEORGE W. BUSH biopic against critics, insisting they are scared of taking on the U.S. president themselves. Stone fought a battle convincing Hollywood to help him make W,...

Stone: 'Hollywood Hates Bush'

Filmmaker OLIVER STONE struggled to cast his new GEORGE W. BUSH biopic W, because too many actors loathe the U.S. president. The director claims most of the people he approached to take roles in the...

Stone Went Outside The U.s. For Bush Movie Sponsors

Filmmaker OLIVER STONE turned to investors in China, Germany and Australia to finance his forthcoming movie W, about U.S. president GEORGE W. BUSH. The director, a Democrat supporter, insisted on turning to oversees financiers to...

Stone's Bush Film Hit By Script Leak

OLIVER STONE's new movie chronicling U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH's time in office has been hit by a leaked script - despite movie bosses' best efforts to keep the plot secret. The film, titled W,...

Stone's Bush Film Gets A Start Date

OLIVER STONE's GEORGE W. BUSH movie will be released while the U.S. President is still in office. Lionsgate studio bosses have confirmed W will start filming in Louisiana on Monday (12May08), and the movie will...

Oliver Stone: George Bush Movie Is 'Capra-esque'

Oliver Stone has described his upcoming film W, about the life of US president George Bush, as a "Capra-esque" tale.Having courted controversy with his films about Richard Nixon and John F Kennedy, Stone is to...

By on 09 May 2008

Gruffud And Newton Set For Stone's W

Welsh actor IOAN GRUFFUD is set to play former British Prime Minster TONY BLAIR in the new OLIVER STONE movie W. The star is also joined by actress Thandie Newton in the film, based on...

C. Thomas Howell + Brolin To Play Bush

A day after the cast was set for OLIVER STONE's upcoming political biopic of U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH, C. THOMAS HOWELL has signed up to play the American leader in a comedy. While No...

Elizabeth Banks 'In Final Talks' To Play Laura Bush

Scrubs actress Elizabeth Banks is reportedly in final talks to play Laura Bush in a new film about the US president.According to Variety, 34-year-old Banks is close to signing on to star as the First...

By on 26 March 2008

Stone Devastated By Pinkville Postponement

Director OLIVER STONE was devastated when his latest movie project PINKVILLE was postponed indefinitely - because it put hundreds of people out of work just before Christmas (07). The film, which was due to star...

Brolin To Play George W. Bush?

Legendary director OLIVER STONE is set to make a movie about U.S. president GEORGE W. BUSH - and he's appealing to JOSH BROLIN to take the title role. Stone, who has previously made movies about...

Brolin To Play Bush

Josh Brolin has been lined up to play the lead role in Bush, a film about the life of the current US president.The No Country For Old Men star has been earmarked by Oliver Stone...

By on 21 January 2008

Stone Begins Colombian Hostage Mission

Director OLIVER STONE has travelled to Colombia to collect three hostages who are to be released by Marxist rebels. The Platoon filmmaker was in Venezuela to film a documentary about Latin America and North...

Stone's Hollywood Plans For Thailand

Director OLIVER STONE is planning to turn Thailand into the new Hollywood, after buying a plot of land to build a studio on. The Platoon filmmaker has been working on the project with producer David...

Two More Movies Strike Out

Perplexing analysts who had predicted that the writers' strike would have little impact on movie making in its early stages and that TV alone would take the initial brunt, two more studios announced Monday that...

Code Red On Da Vinci Code Prequel

Word of renewed negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers came as Sony's Columbia Pictures announced that it would delay production of the Da Vinci Code...

Pinkville Postponed Indefinitely

BRUCE WILLIS' new movie PINKVILLE has fallen victim to the ongoing Hollywood strike - because director OLIVER STONE is protesting with his fellow Writers Guild of America (WGA) brethren. Production on the United Artists film...

Xzibit Set For Stone War Film

Rapper XZIBIT is to play a conflicted soldier in OLIVER STONE's new movie PINKVILLE. The host of TV motor makeover show Pimp My Ride, real name Alvin Nathaniel Joiner, joins Bruce Willis and Woody Harrelson...

Harrelson Signs Up For Stone Movie

Actor WOODY HARRELSON is set to reunite with legendary U.S. filmmaker OLIVER STONE - in Vietnam war drama PINKVILLE. Harrelson, 36, who also worked with Stone on 1994's Natural Born Killers, will play a colonel...

Liberal Filmmaker Oliver Stone Supports Conservative Filmmaker

Liberal filmmaker Oliver Stone has expressed anger over the decision by ABC not to release on DVD a controversial miniseries, The Path to 9/11, which was condemned by fellow liberals as right-wing propaganda directed at...

Oliver Stone's Planned Film On Iranian Leader May Be A Go

Director Oliver Stone's planned film about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may be back on track after the Iranian leader announced on Tuesday that he had "no objection, generally speaking," to the production, "but they have to let...

Iranian Leader Gives Stone The Ok To Make Biopic

Iranian President MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD has given moviemaker OLIVER STONE the all-clear to make a biopic about him. Reports suggested Ahmadinejad was unhappy with the idea of the Platoon director turning his life into a film...

Stone Heads Back To Vietnam

Controversial filmmaker OLIVER STONE is set to make his fourth Vietnam War movie. Stone is finalising a deal to direct Pinkville, about the investigation into the infamous 1968 My Lai massacre of Vietnamese civilians by...

Stone Sued Over Castro Documentary

Moviemaker OLIVER STONE has been sued by a music company over a bill for soundtrack work on his 2003 documentary COMANDANTE. The Born On The Fourth Of July filmmaker directed, produced, narrated and starred in...

Stone Praises Farrell

OLIVER STONE has lavished praise on Irish actor COLIN FARRELL - and insists any criticism he was given after playing the lead role in ALEXANDER was misplaced. Stone, who directed the 2004 movie about the...

Stone Impressed With Farrell's Drinking Habits

Director OLIVER STONE was so impressed with COLIN FARRELL's alcohol consumption, he offered him the title role in 2004's ALEXANDER on the spot. The Phonebooth star met with the filmmaker over dinner in L.A. to...

Stone Hits Back At 'Great Satan' Tag

LATEST: Moviemaker OLIVER STONE has responded to Iranian critics who called him "part of the Great Satan" as they refused his official request to make a movie about President MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD. The Doors director approached...

Iranian President Calls Director Stone "Part Of The Great Satan"

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has turned down a request by director Oliver Stone to be interviewed for a documentary film about him. Aides to Ahmadinejad said today (Tuesday) that they had been contacted by Stone...

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