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Sam Mendes To Direct Oz Prequel?

Sam Mendes is the "front-runner" to direct a 'Wizard of Oz' prequel. The British filmmaker - who has now found himself out of work due to the suspension of 'Bond 23' - is Disney's favourite...

Development Work Halted On Next Bond Flick

With MGM facing the possibility of bankruptcy now that efforts to sell the studio have apparently come to naught, the producers of the James Bond movies, arguably MGM's most bankable asset, announced Monday that they...

Bond 23 Suspended Indefinitely

Production on the 23rd James Bond movie has been suspended.Michael Wilson and Barbara Broccoli - producers on the movie - claim the future of film studio MGM is halting suspension on the project, which will...

Spacey And Mendes Feared Loss Of Investment

Actor KEVIN SPACEY and director SAM MENDES constantly feared investors in their international Shakespeare theatre project would drop out and force the cancellation of the event due to the global economic downturn.Spacey, who serves as...

Bond Bosses Dismiss Writer Troubles

BOND bosses have dismissed rumours the next 007 movie is in trouble following reports screenwriter PETER MORGAN quit the project after the appointment of director SAM MENDES.Morgan, who penned screenplays for critically-acclaimed films including Frost/Nixon...

Winslet & Mendes Put On United Front For Kids' Day Out

Actress KATE WINSLET and director SAM MENDES have proved their recent marriage split was amicable after they were spotted together for a family day out in New York on Monday (05Apr10).The stars, parents to six-year-old...

Bond Girl Lady Gaga?

Lady Gaga has been approached to record the theme to the next James Bond film.The 'Telephone' singer has been asked to submit a track for the next instalment of the British spy movie franchise, starring...

Kate Winslet Ready To Leave Ny Home

Kate Winslet wants to move out of her marital home because it is "tainted" with bad memories.The Oscar-winning actress - who split from her film director husband Sam Mendes earlier this year - is desperate...

Kate Moss Lands Shakespeare Role

Kate Moss is to make her stage debut in a Shakespeare play.The supermodel has reportedly landed a small part playing a nymph in an upcoming version of 'The Tempest' which will be overseen by Kevin...

Winslet Is 'Fine' Following Split, Says Sister

KATE WINSLET is "bearing up" after her split from husband SAM MENDES, according to the star's sister ANNA.The couple announced its separation earlier this month (Mar10), revealing that their seven-year marriage came to an end...

Kate Winslet To Return To UK?

Kate Winslet is reportedly planning to move back to the UK. The 'Revolutionary Road' actress - who split from film director husband Sam Mendes earlier this year - is now planning to move home to...

Mendes Denies Cheating On Winslet

A representative for SAM MENDES has furiously denied allegations his marriage to KATE WINSLET broke down after he struck up a relationship with British actress REBECCA HALL - branding the claims "ridiculous", "utter nonsense" and...

Kate Winslet Supported By Leonardo

Kate Winslet is being supported through her marriage break-up by Leonardo DiCaprio.The actress turned to her 'Titanic' co-star when problems started to surface in her relationship with director Sam Mendes as the trio worked together...

Winslet & Mendes Marriage 'Rocked By Hall Friendship'

KATE WINSLET and SAM MENDES' marriage was rocked by arguments about the director's friendship with British actress REBECCA HALL, according to U.K. reports.The Titanic star and her American Beauty director husband announced their split on...

Kate Winslet Had Trial Separation

Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes had a trial separation last year.The couple - who announced yesterday (15.03.10) that their six-year marriage is over - reportedly split up temporarily in 2009 after falling out while working...

Winslet & Mendes 'Drifted Apart After Revolutionary Road'

KATE WINSLET's marriage to SAM MENDES began to unravel after they worked together on critically-acclaimed movie REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, according to a U.K. report.The British actress and her director partner announced their split on Monday (15Mar10)...

Winslet Splits From Mendes

Oscar winner KATE WINSLET has split from her director husband SAM MENDES after almost seven years of marriage.The Titanic actress wed American Beauty filmmaker Mendes in 2003 on the Caribbean island of Antigua. They have...

Winslet Splits From Mendes

Oscar winner KATE WINSLET has split from her director husband SAM MENDES after almost seven years of marriage.The Titanic actress wed American Beauty filmmaker Mendes in 2003 on the Caribbean island of Antigua. They have...

Kate Winslet And Sam Mendes Split

Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes have split.The 34-year-old actress split from the 'American Beauty' director earlier this year after six years of marriage. A statement from law firm Schillings said: "Kate and Sam are saddened...

Leonardo Dicaprio's Winslet Pal

Leonardo DiCaprio remains close to Kate Winslet. The 35-year-old actor, who first worked with Kate on 1997 blockbuster movie 'Titanic', admitted the film had a profound effect on both of them because of the media...

Sam Mendes To Direct Bond?

Sam Mendes may direct the next James Bond film. The British-born director - who is married to 'Titanic' star Kate Winslet - is rumoured to be the front-runner to take charge of the next instalment...

The Name's Mendes, Sam Mendes!

British director SAM MENDES is in talks to take charge of the next JAMES BOND movie.The Jarhead filmmaker, who is married to Kate Winslet, will take charge of the 23rd 007 adventure if Bond producers...

Mendes To Take Willy Wonka To The Stage

Oscar-winning director SAM MENDES is bringing children's classic CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to the stage.Roald Dahl's beloved book has already been turned into two successful Hollywood movies, convincing Mendes the story could be a...

Mendes Feels Effects Of Recession

SAM MENDES insists Hollywood movies are now "almost impossible to make" as a result of the global financial crisis.The director admits the economic downturn means leading film studios will struggle to finance "serious" movies like...

Scarlett Johansson's No Work Rule

Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds refuse to discuss their careers with one another.The couple - who married in a secret ceremony last September - insist the key to making their relationship work is by banning...

Mendes Told Krasinski To Turn Down The Office

SAM MENDES tried to convince JOHN KRASINSKI to turn down his role on the U.S. version of THE OFFICE - because he didn't think the actor could carry of comedy.The filmmaker, who first met Krasinski...

Mendes Embarrasses Krasinski With Sex Scene

SAM MENDES had a shock in store for JOHN KRASINSKI on the opening day of shooting AWAY WE GO - the director made him film an intimate sex scene with MAYA RUDOLPH.The American Beauty filmmaker...

Kate Winslet's Intimate Wig

Kate Winslet wore a pubic wig for 'The Reader'.The Oscar-winning actress had to bare all for the Holocaust movie and producers took measures to ensure her body was consistent with the era.She told Allure magazine:...

Edinburgh Film Festival Line Up Revealed

The line up for this year's Edinburgh Film Festival has been officially unveiled.Organisers had already revealed that the event will open with the new movie from SAM MENDES, road-trip flick AWAY WE GO. It has...

By on 07 May 2009

Mendes Cancels Opera Debut

SAM MENDES has pulled out of directing his first opera at the 2010 Glyndebourne Festival in England. The acclaimed theatre director was due to helm a production of Mozart's Don Giovanni for his highly-anticipated opera debut...

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