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Bjork: Dancer Set Was 'Nasty'

Wacky pop star BJORK had a "nasty" experience filming the 2000 film DANCER IN THE DARK. The IT'S OH SO QUIET singer admits she clashed with other cast members on the set of the...

Von Trier Quits Rings Spectacle

Maverick film-maker LARS VON TRIER has thrown an opera festival tour into chaos after pulling out of directing composer RICHARD WAGNER's classic RING cycle, insisting he's not up to the task. The DOGVILLE director...

Manderlay Producer Defends Donkey Decision

LATEST: Bosses of LARS VON TRIER's movie MANDERLAY have defended their decision to portray the slaughter of a donkey - insisting the animal they used was due to be put down anyway. Actor JOHN...

Bettany Learns American From Nicole's Coach

British movie star PAUL BETTANY was so desperate to sound like a real American in new movie DOGVILLE, he begged NICOLE KIDMAN's voice coach to help him. The actor arrived in Denmark for the...

Lars + Lauren Fall Out Over Tv Volume

LARS VON TRIER and LAUREN BACALL fell out on the set of arthouse film DOGVILLE because the Hollywood icon refused to turn the volume on her TV set down. The Danish director struggled to...

Dafoe Signs Up For Dogville Sequel

Hollywood actor WILLEM DAFOE has inked a deal to star in LARS VON TRIER's sequel to 2003 drama DOGVILLE. In MANDERLAY, Defoe will play the father of NICOLE KIDMAN's character GRACE, who will be...

Osama's Brother Keeps His Name Off The Credits

OSAMA BIN LADEN's movie producer half-brother YESLAM BINLADIN (corr) has been forced to leave his name off film projects for fears his surname will drive cinemagoers away. The Switzerland-based businessman is on the board...

Maine City Hopes Stephen King Book Will Boost Tourism

An upcoming STEPHEN KING mini-series about a haunted hospitals has high expectations pinned on it - officials in Lewiston, Maine, are hoping it will boost the city's tourism. The 15-hour KINGDOM HOSPITAL, which begins...

Von Trier: I'm 'Perverted' Like The British

Danish director LARS VON TRIER likens the British habit of making life difficult for themselves to his own complex movie methods. The film-maker describes his new movie DOGVILLE, which stars NICOLE KIDMAN, as...

Von Trier: I Make Films For Me

DOGVILLE director LARS VON TRIER refuses to respond to audience reactions to his off-beat movies - because he makes films that he wants to see. The controversial Dane has been much criticised by film...

Ron Howard's Daughter To Replace Nicole Kidman In Trier Trilogy

Film-maker RON HOWARD's daughter BRYCE is expected to replace NICOLE KIDMAN in LARS VON TRIER's next two films in the trilogy he started with DOGVILLE. The 21-year-old actress, who's currently shooting M NIGHT SHYAMALAN's...

Paul Bettany: I Fought With Lars Von Trier

British actor PAUL BETTANY had an onset stand-off with Swedish director LARS VON TRIER after disagreeing with his style of working. The pair had a brief falling out on the set of new movie...

Bettany Tricked Into Von Trier Film By Pal Skarsgard

Actor PAUL BETTANY was tricked into joining the cast of Swedish director LARS VON TRIER's film DOGVILLE by his desperate pal STELLAN SKARSGARD. GOOD WILL HUNTING actor Skarsgard convinced Bettany working with the...

Nicole Kidman Can't Watch Her Own Movie

NICOLE KIDMAN fled a cinema screening of her latest movie DOGVILLE - because she couldn't cope with watching a shocking rape attack on her character. The MOULIN ROUGE! star was at a preview screening...

Meg And Gwyneth Head Up London Festival

Hollywood stars MEG RYAN and GWYNETH PALTROW are to appear in London next month (OCT03) to premiere their latest films at the TIMES LONDON FILM FESTIVAL. Ryan will be promoting sexy movie IN THE...

Nicole Kidman Pulls Out Of Von Trier's Manderlay

OSCAR-winning superstar NICOLE KIDMAN has been forced to pull out of filming for the sequel to LARS VON TRIER's DOGVILLE due to "scheduling problems". The announcement comes just a day after reports suggested that...

Bjork's Regret At Acting

Eccentric singer BJORK regrets having starred in acclaimed movie DANCER IN THE DARK - even though it won her the BEST ACTRESS award at 2000's CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. The Icelandic artist admits she wishes...

Odd Start For Bettany And Kidman

DOGVILLE stars NICOLE KIDMAN and PAUL BETTANY got a taste of maverick Danish director LARS VON TRIER's eccentric ways within minutes of meeting the movie maker for the first time. First, he picked Bettany...

Von Trier: Dogville Too 'Provocative' For Cannes Win

Danish DOGVILLE director LARS VON TRIER is convinced his CANNES FILM FESTIVAL loss is down to his movie being too "provocative" for the jury. Dogville, starring Hollywood heavyweight NICOLE KIDMAN, was a hot favourite...

Leash Put On Kidman's Dogville

NICOLE KIDMAN's movie DOGVILLE has been picked up by LIONS GATE FILMS, ending months of speculation over which company would take the plunge. Lions Gate has paid in the region of $1.5 million (GBP1...

Kidman Treated Like A Dog

Danish director LARS VON TRIER has treated THE HOURS star NICOLE KIDMAN like a dog. Oscar-winning star Kidman has to wear a collar and chain and run a gauntlet of humiliation in new film...

Kidman's Puffing Has Anti-smokers Fuming

Actress NICOLE KIDMAN's televised cigarette puffing at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL has anti-smokers fuming. Anti-smoking campaigners say the OSCAR-winning THE HOURS star is one of Australia's greatest success stories who, as a role model...

Nicole's Calm Cannes

DOGVILLE star NICOLE KIDMAN will be having a sedate time at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - because studio bosses can't afford to throw a party for her film. The OSCAR-winner took a pay cut...

Von Trier Slates American Critics

Director LARS VON TRIER has hit back at the American critics who blasted him for making films about the US when he has never been there. The Danish filmmaker first incurred American wrath after...

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