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Lead Actors In Franco Zeffirelli’S ‘Romeo And Juliet’ Sue Over Nude Scene

The two lead actors in Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 film ‘Romeo and Juliet’ are suing over the nude scene they shot when they were teens. Olivia Hussey, now 71, and Leonard Whiting, 72, filed a lawsuit...

Leonard Whiting & Olivia Hussey To Reteam In Romeo & Juliet Revamp

The stars of filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli's 1968 Shakespeare film classic Romeo & Juliet are reuniting to play the tragic heroine's parents in a modern take on the romantic tragedy.Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey haven't acted...

Juno's Ellen Page To Take On Jane Eyre

Ellen Page is to star as Jane Eyre in a new adaptation of the Charlotte Bronte novel.The Juno star will put her headstrong talents into the role of Bronte's governess heroine in the BBC Films...

By on 07 May 2008

Zeffirelli Had Homosexual Experiences At Catholic School

Italian movie legend FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI first became aware of his homosexual orientation when he became the object of a priest's affection while attending Catholic school in Florence. The ROMEO AND JULIET director insists he wasn't...

Zeffirelli: 'Callas Was Murdered'

Opera legend MARIA CALLAS was murdered for her $9 million (GBP5 million) fortune, according to film director FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI. Zeffirelli, who has made a film of the soprano's last days called CALLAS FOREVER, is...

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