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Ridley Scott Creates Nasty Alien

Ridley Scott's 'Alien' prequels will be "really nasty". The Oscar-nominated director - who was behind the first instalment of the 1979 sci-fi horror movie staring Sigourney Weaver - admits the two prequels he has planned...

Former Wife Of American Gangster In Talks For Plea Bargain

The ex-wife of the notorious AMERICAN GANGSTER drug king portrayed by DENZEL WASHINGTON in the RIDLEY SCOTT movie is negotiating a plea deal, after allegedly selling cocaine to undercover drug agents.Former Mrs. Frank Lucas, Juliana...

Sigourney Weaver's Alien Excitement

Sigourney Weaver is "glad" Ridley Scott is directing the 'Alien' prequel. The 60-year-old actress - who played tough heroine Ellen Ripley in the movie franchise - won't appear in the film but thinks the ideas...

Scott And Macdonald Swamped By Film Submissions

Filmmakers SIR RIDLEY SCOTT and KEVIN MACDONALD have been swamped with submissions for their planned YouTube movie after asking fans to hand over their homemade footage.The two movie moguls urged web users to record their...

Al Pacino Wakes Up And Smells The Coffee

Hollywood legend and Oscar-award winning actor AL PACINO has agreed to feature in a TV commercial for the first time in his illustrious career. The 70 year old actor is promoting Australian company Vittoria Coffee...

Ridley Scott For Wolf Of Wall Street

Sir Ridley Scott is in discussions to direct Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'. The 'Robin Hood' director is in early negotiations to work on the project - originally offered to Martin Scorsese...

Ridley Scott To Make Youtube Movie

Sir Ridley Scott is to produce a movie compiled from YouTube footage. The veteran filmmaker - who recently worked on big screen epic 'Robin Hood', starring Russell Crowe in the titular role - will work...

Macdonald Making Youtube Movie

Filmmakers KEVIN MACDONALD and SIR RIDLEY SCOTT are teaming up to make a movie using footage shot by YouTube.com users.The Last King of Scotland director MACdonald has asked film fans to record their daily lives...

Reese Witherspoon To Receive Fame Star

Reese Witherspoon is to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The 'Legally Blonde' star is one of 30 new famous faces who will be immortalised on Hollywood Boulevard, along with actresses Gwyneth Paltrow,...

Russell Crowe An Equalizer

Russell Crowe is set to play Robert McCall in a movie adaptation of 'The Equalizer'. The Australian actor - who most recently starred in Ridley Scott's reimagining of classic tale 'Robin Hood' - would play...

Ridley Scott To Explore Space Jockey

Ridley Scott will explore the origins of the space jockey in his next 'Alien' movie.The filmmaker is currently working on two prequels to the hit sci-fi film franchise and has told fans he plans to...

Francis Ford Coppola's Independent Love

Francis Ford Coppola doesn't want to make big movies.The 'Godfather' director admits he gets annoyed with people suggesting he should make a certain genre of film, and instead focuses on projects where he has creative...

Robin Hood On Target At U.k. Box Office

SIR RIDLEY SCOTT's new movie ROBIN HOOD has hit the bullseye - the tale of the legendary archer has shot to the top of the U.K. box office chart.The epic, starring Russell Crowe as the...

Ridley Scott Not A 3-D Fan

Ridley Scott didn't want 'Robin Hood' to be in 3-DThe film director, who is planning to do his hotly-anticipated 'Alien' prequel in 3-D, doesn't think the technology was necessary for his new blockbuster.The 73-year-old said:...

Scott: 'Robin Hood Was Real'

Filmmaker RIDLEY SCOTT is convinced ROBIN HOOD existed in medieval England.The Brit researched the folklore legend thoroughly before starting work on his new film with Russell Crowe and wants his film to open a fresh...

Movie Reviews Robin Hood

Ridley Scott's Robin Hood opened the Cannes Film Festival Wednesday night, and there were arrows flying everywhere -- most of them let loose by critics. They are upset that there is no dashing, romantic hero...

Robin Hood Is Cannes Opener

The 63rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival got underway Wednesday night with a screening of Ridley Scott's Robin Hood, starring Cate Blanchett and Russell Crowe. The film is not entered in the competition for...

Ridley Scott's Real Robin Hood

Ridley Scott wanted his 'Robin Hood' to be more real than other versions of the character.The blockbuster - starring Russell Crowe as Hood in his fifth collaboration with Scott - is opening today at the...

Volcano Threatens Cannes Film Festival

Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano was threatening to turn Cannes into "can't" on Sunday as new eruptions sent clouds of ash into the atmosphere causing some airlines to curtail or call off hundreds of flights in the...

Injured Scott Pulls Out Of Robin Hood Premiere

Director RIDLEY SCOTT is to miss ROBIN HOOD's screening at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday (12May10) to continue his recovery from recent surgery.Scott's epic, starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett, is opening the...

Russell Crowe Respects Ridley

Russell Crowe couldn't fight with his 'Robin Hood' director because he's so "non-confrontational". The actor - who stars as the titular outlaw in the forthcoming big screen epic - can be argumentative on set at...

Crowe 'Fine' With Robin Hood Sequel

RUSSELL CROWE is already eyeing a sequel to his upcoming ROBIN HOOD blockbuster - insisting he and director RIDLEY SCOTT would happily produce a follow-up if the film is a hit.The Oscar-winner has spent years...

Ridley Scott Wants Robin Hood Return

Ridley Scott has plans for a 'Robin Hood' sequel. The 72-year-old director - who unveils the Russell Crowe-led movie at the Cannes Film Festival on May 12 - wants to make a sequel which may...

Ridley Scott Not An Artist

Ridley Scott does not believe movie making is an art.The 'Robin Hood' director admits the Cannes Film Festival - where the Russell Crowe-led project will be the opening movie - is about little more than...

Cannes Festival Announces Closing Film

The Cannes Film Festival announced today (Thursday) that French director Julie Bertucelli's English-language The Tree will be the closing film at the 63rd annual festival on May 23. The film, shot in Australia and starring...

Ridley Scott Plans Comedy Monopoly Film

Ridley Scott's 'Monopoly' movie will not feature the board game. The filmmaker confesses his discussion with Hasbro chief Brian Goldner led to the conclusion the movie version will not focus on the game, and will...

Cannes Lineup Announced

British director Mike Leigh, who has already won the Cannes Film Festival's top Palme d'Or award twice, will be going for his third win this year with the announcement that his new film, Another Year...

Mike Leigh Up For Palme D'or

Films from Woody Allen, Mike Leigh and Oliver Stone will all play at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Leigh's comedy drama 'Another Year', featuring Jim Broadbent and Imelda Staunton, is the only British film to...

Tony And Ridley Scott Hope To Tame Mgm's Lion

British producer-directors Tony and Ridley Scott are riding to the rescue of MGM, the London Financial Times reported today (Friday) citing people familiar with the situation. The two brothers, who separately have created such hits...

Scott Planning Robin Hood Sequel

Director RIDLEY SCOTT is hoping his upcoming ROBIN HOOD blockbuster is a hit - because he has already mapped out plans for a sequel.The moviemaker has reteamed with Gladiator star Russell Crowe for the epic,...

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