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Nicholson Goes Bald To Play Cancer Patient

LATEST: The bald look JACK NICHOLSON sported at the Oscars last night (25FEB07) is for a new movie role, in which he plays a cancer patient on the run. In director ROB REINER's new comedy,...

Clooney Welcomes Obama's Presidential Bid

GEORGE CLOONEY is throwing his weight behind US Senator BARACK OBAMA for a 2008 presidential run before the African-American politician has made his White House dreams official Obama hinted he was thinking about joining...

Freeman And Nicholson Team Up For Film

JACK NICHOLSON and MORGAN FREEMAN are teaming up for road trip film THE BUCKET LIST. The Oscar winners will play two men who break out of a ward for terminal cancer patients and embark on...

Reiner Upset That Us Didn't Embrace World Support After 9/11

Movie maker ROB REINER fears America missed a golden opportunity to repair generations of global animosity after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. With the fifth anniversary of the 2001 atrocities fast approaching, the WHEN HARRY MET...

Reiner: 'Gibson Redemption Will Be A Long Process'

Director ROB REINER is calling on troubled star MEL GIBSON to admit that 'his work reflects anti-Semitism'. Gibson was arrested last month (JUL06) after being caught drink-driving, and then launching into an anti-Semitic rant...

Reiner Cares More For Audiences Than Critics

Film director ROB REINER pays no interest in critics' reviews of his movies - he is only interested in the response of the audience. Reiner is unconcerned new romantic comedy RUMOR HAS IT has...

Reiner Shuns Special Effects

Film-maker ROB REINER has slammed big-budget Hollywood movies dominated by special effects and techno-wizardry, insisting the secret of success is good writing and casting. The WHEN HARRY MET SALLY director says quality actors and...

Reiner: 'There's Truth Behind The Graduate'

Classic movie THE GRADUATE is based on the story of a real-life California family in the 1960s, according to Hollywood director ROB REINER. The film-maker's latest picture, RUMOR HAS IT, pits JENNIFER ANISTON as...

Reiner Wins Preschool Ballot Initiative

Film-maker ROB REINER has become a hero for California educators after sponsoring an initiative to fund preschools for children in the state. The new initiative, the Preschool For All Act, has qualified for the...

Reiner Still Considering A Run For California Governor

LATEST: WHEN HARRY MET SALLY director ROB REINER is refusing to rule out a run for California Governor, despite pulling out of a showdown with ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER next year (06). Democrat Reiner, a fierce...

Reiner Opts Out Of Schwarzenegger Challenge

Film-maker ROB REINER has backed out of plans to challenge ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER for the position of California Governor next year (06). The MISERY director was among the list of names mentioned to run for...

Beatty + Reiner Are Not Popular Schwarzenegger Opponents In Poll

WARREN BEATTY and director ROB REINER might want to reconsider their political plans after failing to impress voters in a new California poll. Both are fierce opponents of current California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER and...

Maclaine Picked For Showeast Honour

Veteran actress SHIRLEY MacLAINE has been chosen to receive this year's (05) career achievement award at the upcoming ShowEast event. ROB REINER, who directed MacLaine in the upcoming movie RUMOR HAS IT, is expected...

Reiner: 'Sting Loves Spinal Tap Movie'

Hollywood film-maker ROB REINER's realised his 1984 movie THIS IS SPINAL TAP was a telling spoof of the music industry when rocker STING told him he had seen it more than 50 times. The...

Stars Add Their Voices To Unfinished Reeve Film

WHOOPI GOLDBERG and WILLIAM H MACY have joined forces to make sure tragic SUPERMAN star CHRISTOPHER REEVE's final movie project is completed. Reeve had started directing computer-animated movie YANKEE IRVING before he died last...

Spinal Tap Tops Rock Movie Poll

Spoof documentary THIS IS SPINAL TAP has been hailed as the greatest rock 'n' roll movie of all time - beating the film it was intended to parody. The 1984 comedy, about a band...

Aniston's Movie Back On Track

The cast and crew on JENNIFER ANISTON's upcoming movie are finally in a pleasant working environment, after a string of controversies affecting production. The movie began production in July (04) with OCEAN'S ELEVEN writer...

Star Award For Actor Jim Carrey

JIM CARREY is to receive the AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE'S Star Award at the 2005 US COMEDY ARTS FESTIVAL. The actor, winner of GOLDEN GLOBES for THE TRUMAN SHOW in 1999 and MAN IN...

Damon And Johansson Join Efforts To Oust Bush

MATT DAMON and SCARLETT JOHANSSON are among a list of celebrities donating their talents to an online effort to oust American President GEORGE W BUSH. Today (24AUG04), independent political group MOVEON.ORG premieres 10 new...

Aniston's Graduate Update Gets A New Director

Former FRIENDS star JENNIFER ANISTON is returning to the studio once again for her update of THE GRADUATE, after a new director was found for the project. Veteran movie maker ROB REINER is stepping...

Goldberg 'Banned From Democrat Conference'

Actress WHOOPI GOLDBERG has reportedly been banned from the DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, because organisers fear her anti-Bush stance will put off voters. According to reports, leading Democrats have asked left-wing celebrities to hold back...

Lovett Poses As Santa

Country singer LYLE LOVETT has taken on a festive guise to appear as gift-giving SANTA CLAUS on an American catalogue cover. The ex-husband of actress JULIA ROBERTS will grace the cover of LANDS' END's...

Luke Perry To Star In Stage When Harry Met Sally

TV hunk LUKE PERRY is stepping into BILLY CRYSTAL's shoes by starring in the stage version of hit movie WHEN HARRY MET SALLY next year (04). The BEVERLY HILLS 90210 star will make his...

Tv President Pokes Fun At Arnie + Rob

TV president MARTIN SHEEN has poured scorn on ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's run for California Governor - because he's sure there's nothing the big guy can do if he wins the political race. Sheen, a fervent...

Reiner To Challenge Arnie?

The 2006 election for California Governor is set to be a star-studded race if movie maker ROB REINER decides to stand against ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER. The TERMINATOR star has already declared that he will run...

Spinal Tap Tops Cult Movie List

Seminal rock'n'roll documentary spoof THIS IS SPINAL TAP has topped a new poll of cult movie hits. The 1984 ROB REINER movie about an ill-fated rock group, starring CHRISTOPHER GUEST, HARRY SHEARER and MICHAEL...

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