Articles Posted in the Film Category

  • Allen Makes Polish Musical debut

    Allen Makes Polish Musical debut

    Woody AllenWoody Allen and his jazz band have thrilled fans in Poland by holding their first ever concert in the country.

    The veteran filmmaker played to around 3,000 fans at a gig on Sunday by playing the clarinet, accompanied by his New Orleans Jazz Band.

    During his performance at Warsaw’s Sala Kongresowa concert hall, Allen told the crowd: “We will do our best to entertain you.”

  • LaBeouf Injured Hand Forces Exit From Film

    LaBeouf Injured Hand Forces Exit From Film

    Shia LaBeoufShia LaBeouf has been forced to pull out of a forthcoming film after doctors reportedly advised him to undergo more surgery to his smashed hand.

    The actor was scheduled to begin shooting new film Dark Fields this autumn.

    The project was postponed when LaBeouf injured his hand in a car accident in July and had to recuperate from surgery.

  • Weinstein Thanks Rudin

    Weinstein Thanks Rudin

    Harvey WeinsteinHollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein wants to make peace with producer pal Scott Rudin, after their bitter argument over two new movies starring Kate Winslet.

    The pair battled over when to release the actress’ new movie The Reader, which they both worked on. Weinstein wanted a December release, so the film would be eligible for Academy Award nominations, but Rudin tried to hold it back until 2009, so it wouldn’t clash with his other collaboration with Winslet, Revolutionary Road.

  • Stiller Confirms Zoolander 2

    Stiller Confirms Zoolander 2

    Ben StillerHollywood funnyman Ben Stiller has confirmed he is working on a sequel to his 2001 comedy hit Zoolander.

    Stiller, who played a dim-witted model in the original movie, is in talks to get production rolling on a follow-up and is currently looking at scripts.

    The comedian insists he has always wanted to complete the story and is delighted that Zoolander 2 is finally close to being made.

  • Hoffman Hurt By Tootsie Rejection

    Hoffman Hurt By Tootsie Rejection

    Playing a cross-dresser in Tootsie gave Dustin Hoffman great insight into the “vulgar” and “crude” way women are treated by men.

    The movie star insists portraying Dorothy Michaels in the 1982 movie not only won him a clutch of awards, but made him a better man – and a better husband.

  • Polanski Seeks Sex Case Being Dropped

    Polanski Seeks Sex Case Being Dropped

    Roman PolanskiFilmmaker Roman Polanski has filed a request asking a judge in Los Angeles to dismiss child-molestation charges against him – 30 years after he fled the US to escape prosecution.

    In 1978 the Academy Award-winning director was convicted of the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl, but escaped to Paris, France, before he could be sentenced for the crime.

  • Bruno Interupts Medium Set

    Bruno Interupts Medium Set

    Production on Patricia Arquette’s hit TV drama Medium came to a halt when comic Sacha Baron Cohen invaded the set as his fashion reporter creation Bruno.

    Filming was temporarily shut down as Baron-Cohen, posing as an extra, was forcibly removed from the set after interrupting a tense courtroom scene.

    An insider for the show told EW.com: “No one had a clue it was Sacha playing Bruno. It’s amazing he was able to infiltrate the set and pull this off.”