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Terry Gilliam Describes Himself As A "Black Lesbian" As He Hits Back In Diversity Debate

Filmmaker and comedian Terry Gilliam has lashed out at comments made regarding diversity during a BBC debate that referenced ‘Monty Python’.In June this year, the BBC’s controller of comedy commissioning, Shane Allen, was discussing the...

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote's Release Thrown Into Doubt

The long-awaited release of Terry Gilliam's 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' has been thrown into doubt.The 77-year-old screenwriter finally managed to debut the fantasy film at the Cannes Film Festival last month, following years...

Terry Gilliam Recovers After 'Minor Stroke'

Terry Gilliam has assured fans that he is “restored and well again” after the filmmaker reportedly suffered a minor stroke ahead of the premiere of his stress- and disaster-plagued movie The Man Who Killed Don...

Terry Gilliam's Don Quixote To Be Screened At Cannes Film Festival

A court in Paris has given Terry Gilliam the green light to screen 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' at the Cannes Film Festival.The 77-year-old star has become embroiled in a lengthy legal row about...

Eric Idle Writing Spamalot Movie Script

Eric Idle is bringing 'Spamalot' to the big screen. The 75-year-old comedian is in the process of penning a script for a movie adaptation of his musical comedy - which was based on 1975 film...

Cannes Film Festival Determined To Premiere The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

The organisers of the Cannes Film Festival are determined to premiere Terry Gilliam's 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote'.The long-awaited adventure movie - which has been 20 years in the making - has become bogged...

Spike Lee's Blackkklansman Among The Line Up For The Cannes Film Festival

Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' will be among the new movies screened at this year's Cannes Film Festival.The 61-year-old director's upcoming crime drama is an adaptation of the book of the same name by Ron Stallworth, and...

Doug Jones Defends Guillermo Del Toro Following Plagiarism Allegations

Doug Jones has defended Guillermo del Toro following accusations he plagiarised another filmmaker.The critically-acclaimed director is currently under fire from 'Amelie' filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet after he claimed del Toro copied a scene from one his...

Michael Palin Doesn't See Himself As A Satirist

Michael Palin doesn't think he is a ''satirist''.The 74-year-old comedian shot to fame as a part of Monty Python - also comprised of John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and the late Graham...

Terry Gilliam's Sadness Over Terry Jones' Dementia

Terry Gilliam has opened up about the heartbreaking changes in his Monty Python collaborator Terry Jones since he was diagnosed with dementia in 2015.Jones, 75, has been living with Primary Progressive Aphasia, a form of...

Terry Gilliam Finishes The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Terry Gilliam has finished filming 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' after 17 years.The 'Time Bandits' director originally started making the movie back in 1998 but due to financial issues, the film was put on...

Terry Gilliam Determined To Finally Finish Don Quixote Film

The Monty Python star first attempted to make the film, based on the 17th Century novel by Miguel de Cervantes about a deluded Spanish nobleman, in 1998, but failed numerous times. According...

Eric Idle: Terry Jones Is 'Still Here'

Eric Idle says Terry Jones is ''still here'' despite his battle with dementia.It was revealed in September that the 74-year-old comedian is battling with primary progressive aphasia - a type of dementia that affects the...

Terry Gilliam Stalls Don Quixote Movie Again

The former Monty Python star has been trying to make The Man Who Killed Don Quixote for almost two decades, but set disasters, scheduling conflicts, cast issues and financial problems have prevented him...

Terry Gilliam Confirms 'Don Quixote' Movie Will Finally Be Made This Year - With Adam Driver To Thank

After nearly twenty years of trying to get it off the ground, director Terry Gilliam claims that he’s finally getting the chance to make his Don Quixote movie – and apparently, the success of the...

Terry Gilliam Hoping Adam Driver Can End Don Quixote Jinx

The Monty Python star first attempted to make the film, based on Miguel de Cervantes' 17th century novel about an eccentric Spanish nobleman, in 1998. After nearly two decades...

Terry Gilliam Finally Set To Make Don Quixote Film

The Monty Python star first attempted to make the film, based on the 17th Century novel by Miguel Cervantes about a deluded Spanish nobleman, in 1998, but his efforts met with disaster....

Terry Gilliam's Don Quixote Postponed Over John Hurt's Cancer

The Monty Python star has been trying to get The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, his film adaptation of the Cervantes novel, off the ground for more than 20 years, but production has...

Terry Gilliam Laughs Off Obituary Blunder

A tribute piece dedicated to the 'late' funnyman was posted on the website of entertainment industry publication Variety on Tuesday (08Sep15) with the headline "Monty Python's Terry Gilliam, Director Of Brazil, Dies At...

Terry Gilliam Hails Building Plan Victory

Developers have been locked in a six-year battle over a planned eight-bedroom home in Hampstead, north London, as more than 5,000 opponents lodged formal objections to the proposal. Officials rejected the design...

Michael Palin Slams John Cleese And Eric Idle

Michael Palin has branded John Cleese and Eric Idle ''difficult''.The 71-year-old comedian admits there was always a divide within the 'Monty Python' team as his two colleagues enjoyed lavish ''lifestyles'' and ''higher expectations'' than the...

Monty Python To Reunite At Tribeca, As Film Festival Marks 40th Anniversary Of 'Holy Grail'

It’s been four decades since Monty Python gave moviegoers an unforgettable laugh, when their first film Monty Python and the Holy Grail hit cinemas in 1975. So of course it's only fitting that the comedy...

English National Opera Told To Improve Or Face Huge Funding Axe

The English National Opera has been placed in special measures by Arts Council England, effectively being ordered to improve or risk being removed from the national portfolio given regular funding. On Tuesday (February 10), the...

Terry Jones Struggling To Pay Mortgage

Terry Jones is struggling to pay his mortgage, despite receiving £800,000 for the Monty Python live shows. The 72-year-old performer has a £700,000 interest-only mortgage on his £2.5 million house, but is finding it difficult...

Monthy Python Group Turn Down $32m World Tour

The Monthy Python troupe has turned down a world tour that would have earned them $32 million.John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam had been offered the hefty sum by promoters who wanted...

John Hurt And Jack O'connell Sign On For Terry Gilliam's Don Quixote

John Hurt is attached to director Terry Gilliam's latest attempt to adapt Miquel de Cervantes' Don Quixote tale for the big screen.The Harry Potter actor tells Britain's Daily Mail that Jack O'Connell, the star of...

John Cleese 'Looking Forward' To Death

John Cleese is ''looking forward'' to dying in five or six years. The 74-year-old actor insists he is not going to start writing another film because he will pass away before he finishes the project...

Terry Gilliam's Spirits Lifted Rewatching Robin Williams In The Fisher King

Filmmaker Terry Gilliam has been working through the grief of losing Robin Williams by revisiting their 1991 movie The Fisher King.The director reveals he was recently asked by bosses at film distribution firm Criterion to...

Rian Johnson Avoiding Star Wars 'Responsibility'

Rian Johnson is trying not to feel too ''responsible'' for the 'Star Wars' franchise.The 40-year-old filmmaker is directing 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' and expect to helm Episode 'IX' admits that, when it comes to the...

Terry Gilliam Says Generous Actors Helped Make Zero Theorem

Terry Gilliam says he got to make his film 'The Zero Theorem' because his friends in the movie business worked for low pay.The sci-fi movie - released last year - had a relatively small budget...

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