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Gerard Depardieu Keen To Learn Russian For Ivan The Terrible Film Role

The Green Card star, who gained Russian citizenship in 2013, now wants to master the language of his adopted home so he can portray the country's first Tsar authentically. In a new...

Gerard Depardieu Among 14 Entertainers Banned From UKraine

Depardieu, who received a Russian passport in 2013 after fleeing to the country over France's income tax, was banned from entering Ukraine last month (Jul15) for five years. The actors and singers...

Gerard Depardieu Banned From UKraine For Pro-russian Views

French actor Gerard Depardieu has been banned from entering Ukraine for a period of five years because of his apparent comments last year in support of Russia’s annexation of the Crimea, according the state’s security...

Gerard Depardieu Blacklisted By UKrainian Officials - Report

The Cyrano de Bergerac star took up citizenship in Russia in 2013 following a dispute over taxes in his native France, and he has been full of praise for his adopted country ever...

Gerard Depardieu In Talks To Star In Political Tv Series

The Cyrano de Bergerac star is poised to appear in Marseille, playing the Southern French city's mayor for the past 25 years, according to Variety. The programme will be Netflix's first French-language...

Fifa Movie 'United Passions' Bombs At The Box-office

FIFA, world football's governing body is no stranger to controversy and ridicule, but even by Sepp Blatter's standards, this is ridiculous. You may not be familiar with United Passions, a vanity project by the organisation...

5 Shocking Revelations From Gerard Depardieu's Autobiography

We were shocked when Gerard Depardieu claimed he could drink more than 12 bottles of wine a day but nothing prepared us for what the 65-year-old French actor would reveal in his autobiography.Gerard Depardieu made...

Gerard Depardieu: 'I Was A Teenage Male Escort'

Actor Gerard Depardieu has stunned fans by revealing he used to work as a male escort in his youth.The Cyrano de Bergerac star has confessed he began roaming the streets of his native Chateauroux, France...

Gerard Depardieu's Troubled Teenage Years

Gerard Depardieu was a grave robber, ''thug'' and rent boy before finding fame.The 65-year-old French actor discussed his impoverished upbringing in his new autobiography, 'Sa S'est Fait Comme Ça' or 'That's the Way it...

Gerard Depardieu: 'I Can Drink 14 Bottles Of Wine A Day'

French actor Gerard Depardieu is convinced he can down 14 bottles of wine in a single day.The Green Card star has opened up about his boozing habits in a new interview, revealing he can consume...

Gerard Depardieu Wanted To Head Up New Wine Agency In Crimea

Russian politicians are lobbying officials in Crimea to establish a new body to oversee wine production in the region and name actor Gerard Depardieu head of the group.Members of Russia's parliament have called on Crimean...

Gerard Depardieu Ramps Up The Sleaze In 'Welcome To New York' Trailer

Enjoyed The Wolf of Wall Street but wished it caused more controversy? Try Welcome To New York, another movie inspired by Dominique Strauss-Kahn's real life downfall and revelling in the scandal, excess and debauchery of...

Gerard Depardieu Elects Drinking In Skye Over The Edinburgh Film Festival

Gerard Depardieu has managed to annoy the Edinburgh Fringe Festival organisers by his absence. The controversial French actor, who has form for this kind of thing, chose a night in a traditional pub on the...

Cannes: Dominique Strauss-kahn "Disgusted" By Sex Addiction Film He Inspired

Dominique Strauss-Kahn has announced his intention to sue the makers of Welcome To New York, the recently-released French language movie inspired by the former IMF boss' epic downfall. The controversial drama has become the talk...

Gerard Depardieu: 'Strauss-kahn Story Is Like A Shakespearean Tragedy'

Actor Gerard Depardieu jumped at the chance to portray disgraced former International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn in new movie Welcome To New York, because the story featured "incredible elements" of classic Shakespearean tragedies.The French...

Gerard Depardieu Is New Face Of Watch Firm - Report

French actor Gerard Depardieu has signed on as the new face of Swiss watch manufacturer Cvstos, according to new reports.The Green Card star, who became a Russian citizen last year (13), is featured in a...

Gerard Depardieu Warned By Police Over Restaurant Bust-up - Report

French actor Gerard Depardieu was reportedly given a warning by police after allegedly throwing water on the owner and patrons of a restaurant near his home in southern Italy.The Green Card is said to have...

Gerard Depardieu & Tim Roth To Play Rimet & Blatter In Fifa Film

Gerard Depardieu and Tim Roth are to team up for a new film about the soccer world's governing body Fifa.The French actor will play former president Jules Rimet, whose name adorns the World Cup, while...

Gerard Depardieu Becomes Belgium Citizen

Gerard Depardieu became an honorary citizen of Belgium on Saturday (24.08.13).The 63-year-old French actor - who moved there last December over his anger at French President Francois Hollande's proposed 75 per cent tax hike on...

Gerard Depardieu Turning Down French Movie Offers

French actor Gerard Depardieu is refusing to make any more French films after moving out of his homeland and becoming a Russian citizen amid a row over tax hikes.The Green Card star quit France in...

Gerard Depardieu Unhurt In Car Crash

Actor Gerard Depardieu's traffic woes continue - he was involved in a car accident in Moscow on Tuesday (25Jun13), just days after picking up a driving ban in his native France.The Mercedes the Green Card...

Gerard Depardieu Banned From Driving For Six Months

The world-famous Asterix star, Gérard Depardieu, has been fined and banned for six months for drink driving by a French court after he was scooting about drunkenly last November (2012), fell off, and ended up...

More Legal Trouble For Gerard Depardieu - One Costly Dui

Gerard Depardieu might be French, but last year he was involved in that old Hollywood classic – the DUI. Depardieu was found to be three times over the legal blood alcohol limit, when he fell...

Quel Horreur! GéRard Depardieu Fined 4k For Drink Driving

The world-famous Asterix star, Gérard Depardieu, was fined for drink driving by a French court after he was scooting about drunkenly last November (2012), fell off, and ended up in a police station.Depardieu has a...

Lawyer Claims Gerard Depardieu's Drink-drive Charge Is Illegal

A lawyer for Gerard Depardieu has argued the actor's drink-driving charge is illegal because his client was "not completely sober" when informed about it.The Cyrano de Bergerac star crashed his scooter in Paris, France in...

Gerard Depardieu Goes Gangster For First Russian Movie

French actor Gerard Depardieu is set to start work on his first Russian movie project after abandoning his homeland over a tax hike on wealthy citizens.The Green Card star was granted citizenship and a Russian...

Gerard Depardieu's New Russian Home Goes Up In Smoke

Gerard Depardieu's move to Russia has been dealt a massive blow after the complex which houses his new apartment burned down on Wednesday (03Apr13).The French actor was granted Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin in...

Gerard Depardieu Becomes Official Russian Resident

Gerard Depardieu is officially a Russian resident.The 63-year-old French actor -who renounced his French citizenship because of his anger at President Francois Hollande's proposed 75 per cent tax hike on the super-rich - officially...

Can Brad Pitt And Angie Crack Winemaking? Other Grape Based Success Stories

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have announced they are moving into the wine business and will release their first effort - a Vintage Rose - later this year. The grape industry is a fashionable movie...

Tina Turner Applies For Swiss Citizenship

Tina Turner has applied for Swiss citizenship.The 73-year-old singer is set to renounce her US citizenship in order to make Switzerland - where she has lived since the mid 1990s - her permanent home.Tina lives...

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