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Nighy: 'Film Ban Won't Affect Cruise Movie At All'

LATEST: TOM CRUISE's co-star BILL NIGHY has maintained a filming ban on German military sites won't affect their new project Valkyrie "one bit". Cruise is playing World War II hero Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg -...

Nighy's Film Fear

British actor BILL NIGHY was a sensitive child who could not watch sad movies - including the Disney classic Bambi. The Pirates of the Caribbean star admits he couldn't cope with harrowing cinema moments as...

Nighy's Friendship With Director Not Enough For Harry Potter Role

Actor BILL NIGHY was delighted when he found out his friend David Yates had signed up to direct the next two Harry Potter movies - because he assumed he would be given a part in...

Movie Reviews: Pirates ... At World's End (Pt. 2)

A second wave of reviews for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End came ashore today, and by and large they are much more propitious than the first. Washington Post critic Stephen Hunter, who was...

Nighy Finds Friendship With Beckham

Actor BILL NIGHY has formed a new friendship with DAVID BECKHAM, after expressing his sympathy when the soccer ace was dropped from the England team. The Pirates Of The Caribbean star was horrified when new...

Nighy: 'I Hated Pirates Costume'

British actor BILL NIGHY hated his costume in the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN films, branding it a "sad, embarrassing outfit". Nighy, who plays the half human, half squid character Davy Jones in the blockbusting trilogy,...

Nighy Warms To Pirate Villain

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star BILL NIGHY has warmed to playing octopus-faced villain DAVY JONES after initially feeling the character was a "clown". The British actor admits he's quite fond of his over-the-top pirate character,...

New Pirates Of The Caribbean Film Gets Premiere

The third film in the hugely-successful Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has received its premiere in Los Angeles.Stars Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom were present at the At World's End gala event, held at Disneyland...

By on 20 May 2007

Pitt To Star In Movie Adaptation Of Hit UK Tv Series

BRAD PITT is to star in the US movie adaptation of hit British TV mini-series STATE OF PLAY. The London-based thriller, starring DAVID MORRISSEY, BILL NIGHY and KELLY MACDONALD, was a big hit in the...

Stephen Fry: 'Brits Are Overrated In Hollywood'

British actors excel in Hollywood because Americans are "fooled" and seduced by their accents, according to celebrated thespian STEPHEN FRY. Brits DAME HELEN MIRREN, JEREMY IRONS, BILL NIGHY, EMILY BLUNT and HUGH LAURIE all won...

Hot Fuzz Stars Get The Blue Carpet Treatment

The British comedy Hot Fuzz premiered in London on Tuesday night, with the traditional red carpet being replaced by a blue one, in keeping with the film's police theme.Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, who starred...

By on 14 February 2007

Moore/nighy Broadway Play To End Early

Broadway play THE VERTICAL HOUR will close three weeks earlier than planned due to poor ticket sales, despite the combined star power of JULIANNE MOORE and BILL NIGHY. The New York production, written by playwright...

Nighy To Sing In Mamma Mia?

British actor BILL NIGHY is being tipped to flex his vocal cords in a big screen adaptation of ABBA musical MAMMA MIA! The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN actor - who crooned in romantic comedy LOVE...

Mirren Reigns Twice

In what was believed to be a first, Helen Mirren Monday night received a best-actress Golden Globe award in both the motion-picture and television presentations. While her movie trophy was presented for her performance as...

Movie Reviews: Notes On A Scandal

Notes on a Scandal, starring Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett is opening today (Wednesday), just in time to be considered for Oscar nominations. Several critics are predicting it may receive several, particularly for the performance...

Frears Considered Nighy As Prince Philip

Director STEPHEN FREARS considered casting LOVE ACTUALLY funnyman BILL NIGHY as British royal PRINCE PHILIP in new movie THE QUEEN, but feared the film would become too much of a comedy if he did. Speaking...

Nighy Loves New York In The Fall

English actor BILL NIGHY has fallen in love with New York while appearing in a play on Broadway - because the Big Apple is just like a film set. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star...

Townshend: 'Daltrey Saved My Career'

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND credits band ROGER DALTREY with saving his career when he was being investigated on child pornography charges three years ago (JAN03). The veteran musician was so shocked by the investigation,...

Keith Richards 'Drunk' On Pirates Of Caribbean Set

KEITH RICHARDS appearance in the second PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequel descended into chaos after he reportedly got so drunk on the movie set, the film's director had to prop him up. The hellraising ROLLING...

West And Nighy Fight To Save Theatre

British actors TIMOTHY WEST and BILL NIGHY are joining forces to save the Berkshire, England, theatre where their stage careers began. EVER AFTER star West and LOVE ACTUALLY actor Nighy are leading the campaign to...

Nighy: 'I'm No Method Actor'

Veteran actor BILL NIGHY has always refused to research his movie roles before shooting begins, because he "never saw the point". The British STORMBREAKER star prefers to arrive on set having done as little preparation...

Nighy's Doc Martin Ban

Actor BILL NIGHY has been banned from wearing Doc Martins by his wife, who threatened to leave him if he ever wears the shoes again. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST star admits...

Chinese Censors Reject Dead Man's Chest

Chinese censors have refused to allow PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST to be released in the Asian country. The Film Bureau takes exception at the film's depiction of 'the souls of the dead'...

Nighy's Novelist Aspirations Worried Parents

British actor BILL NIGHY twice ran off to France as a young man, in a bid to live a romantic lifestyle as a celebrated novelist. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEAT star, 56,...

Movie Reviews: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Like last week's Superman Returns, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest has divided the critics about equally, with half suggesting it's a real summer treasure and the other half ready to dump it overboard....

Nighy's Squid Sympathy

BILL NIGHY is snubbing squid after playing octopus-faced pirate ghoul DAVY JONES in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST - as he now sees the tentacled creatures as "brethren". The British actor has felt...

Silverstone 'Loves' Nighy

ALICIA SILVERSTONE has developed a crush on her STORMBREAKER co-star BILL NIGHY, insisting she "really loves" him. The CLUELESS actress was thrilled when she was cast in the spy movie, because she knew hunky EWAN...

Nighy: 'Richard Curtis Should Be Recognised As A Great Brit'

LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY is calling for British movie-maker RICHARD CURTIS to be given a major national award for his tireless devotion to solving world hunger. Nighy teamed up with the writer/director for ensemble...

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