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Acting Legend Bill Nighy Talks About The Pronunciation Of His Name

British acting legend Bill Nighy is very used to people mispronouncing his surname, with his father supposedly absolutely hating the mistake. The star of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean:...

Nighy's Nerves On Pirates Film

British actor BILL NIGHY was terrified of joining the glittering cast on the second PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN installment - because the first movie was so successful. The LOVE ACTUALLY star was worried he'd be...

Curtis And Crash Film-makers Honoured By Humanitas

Screenwriters RICHARD CURTIS, PAUL HAGGIS and BOBBY MORESCO took home the top prizes for their "liberating" work at the annual Humanitas Prize awards ceremony in Los Angeles yesterday (28JUN06). Haggis and Moresco were awarded $25,000...

Gambon: 'I'm So Jealous Of Nighy'

THE OMEN star MICHAEL GAMBON is insanely jealous of his best friend actor BILL NIGHY, and always tries to out-class him in movies. Gambon fears his LOVE ACTUALLY pal is both more talented and better...

Nighy Gave Up Journalism To Act

British actor BILL NIGHY once dreamed of being a "glamorous" journalist, but turned his back on the career when friends urged him to take the stage. The LOVE ACTUALLY star was working as a...

Nighy Fears Award Shows

British actor BILL NIGHY fears award ceremonies, because he was a hopeless underachiever at school. The SHAUN OF THE DEAD star, who is the proud owner of two BAFTA awards, is keen to dispel...

Nighy Fears Fan Violence

British acting veteran BILL NIGHY is anxious to avoid over-exposing his talents, because he fears sparking a violent backlash. The LOVE ACTUALLY star is currently filming the next two installments of the PIRATES OF...

Nighy: 'Actors Should Accept Attention'

British actor BILL NIGHY is appalled by Hollywood stars who constantly bemoan press attention, insisting public adoration is all part of being a screen icon. THE CONSTANT GARDENER actor is baffled by celebrities who...

Nighy Bends The Truth

Brit actor BILL NIGHY has embellished his abilities and achievements in a bid to become a swashbuckling film star. The LOVE ACTUALLY star has convinced directors and producers he is a master with...

The Libertine And Mrs Henderson Top Brit Film Nominations

JOHNNY DEPP movie THE LIBERTINE and MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS have been heralded as the likely winners at this year's (05) British Independent Film Awards after landing eight nominations each. Depp, who stars as 17th...

Nighy Solves Sight Struggle

HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY actor BILL NIGHY's eyesight may be fading, but he has found the perfect solution when he struggles to read scripts - he makes up the words and hopes for the...

Nighy Starstruck By Stones Star

LOVE ACTUALLY actor BILL NIGHY is thrilled at the prospect of meeting his all-time hero KEITH RICHARDS on the set of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST, but he fears he will be too...

Stars And Artists Raise Cash For Charity

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, ELIZABETH HURLEY and CHARLOTTE CHURCH are donating artwork to a charity auction at the request of British student DAISY BELL. The auction will see celebrities and artists come together to raise...

Richards 'Will' Star In Pirates Sequel

LATEST: ROLLING STONE KEITH RICHARDS will star as Captain Jack Sparrow's father in one of the two upcoming PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequels, co-star BILL NIGHY has confirmed. JOHNNY DEPP, who plays Captain Sparrow,...

Nighy's Manhood Mocked For Being Small

LOVE ACTUALLY actor BILL NIGHY's was ridiculed by film crew over the size of his manhood when he first stripped off on set. The British star, who hates filming sex scenes, was left...

Nighy Hates His Own Sex Scenes

LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY hates his sex scenes, because he feels the onscreen intimacy puts him at an instant disadvantage when he meets women. The 55-year-old British actor is left exhausted and...

Kelly Macdonald Defends Tampon Role

TRAINSPOTTING actress KELLY MACDONALD played a tampon container in a film when she was a struggling unknown actress. MacDonald, who plays BILL NIGHY's love interest in RICHARD CURTIS' G8 Summit themed TV movie, THE...

Nighy And Geldof To Protest Outside G8 Summit

LATEST: Actor BILL NIGHY is urging fans to join him and SIR BOB GELDOF when they protest outside July's (05) G8 Summit meeting in Scotland, to prompt leaders of the world's eight largest industrial countries...

Nighy Joins Campaign To End Poverty

Actor BILL NIGHY is lending his talents to a film campaign aimed at forcing Canada's G8 summit to radically change - so less lives are lost to poverty. The British star is teaming up...

Nighy: 'I Don't Mind Looking Stupid'

British screen star BILL NIGHY admits the onset of age has dramatically changed his career goals - he's now happy to look "silly" onscreen. The veteran actor, 55, was only interested in taking...

Eccleston Walks Out On Doctor Who

Actor CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON has horrified sci-fi fans by refusing to appear in the second comeback series of British TV hit DOCTOR WHO. The 41-year-old beat dozens of stars, including actors BILL NIGHY, RICHARD E...

Nighy: 'Oscars Ignore Comedies'

British actor BILL NIGHY has slammed OSCARS judges for focusing on emotionally-charged movies because comic roles are harder for actors to play. The LOVE ACTUALLY star argues the ACADEMY AWARDS take itself too seriously...

Evans Joins Magic Roundabout Cast

British actor LEE EVANS is thrilled he's won a role opposite ROBBIE WILLIAMS, KYLIE MINOGUE and BILL NIGHY in the movie remake of children's TV series THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT. Evans, who is currently starring...

Winslet Gets Animated With Rats

Actress KATE WINSLET can add animation to her Hollywood resume after signing up to voice the lead role in new cartoon feature FLUSHED AWAY. The TITANIC star has agreed to lend her vocals to...

Curtis Quits Romantic Comedies

Writer and director RICHARD CURTIS has shocked fans by straying from his trademark romantic comedies, like BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON, to dramatise world politics instead. The 48-year-old interviewed leading politicians including British...

Jacobi Lands Bad Guy Role In Underworld

British thespian SIR DEREK JACOBI is delighted he has finally been offered a Hollywood villain role after decades of starring on the small screen. The EMMY-winning actor, 66, has signed to star opposite fellow...

Nighy's Vampire Return

British actor BILL NIGHY can't wait to reprise his role in the upcoming sequel to vampire movie UNDERWORLD, but he's apprehensive about the extensive make-up he has to wear. Filming on the fantasy follow-up...

Mckellen Takes A Turn On The Magic Roundabout

Acting legend SIR IAN McKELLEN has been unveiled as the voice of ZEBEDEE in the movie version of classic TV series THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT. The LORD OF THE RINGS star will join high-profile stars...

Douglas Family Star In Hitchhiker's Guide

The family of late author DOUGLAS ADAMS have signed up to appear in the new movie version of his cult novel HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. Producer ROBBIE STAMPS cast Adams' mother, sisters, brother...

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