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Jodie Foster Won't Play Clarice Starling Again

Jodie Foster has no plans to play her 'Silence of the Lambs' character Clarice Starling again.The 58-year-old actress portrayed the FBI trainee in director Jonathan Demme's iconic 1991 horror flick 'The Silence of the Lambs'...

Michelle Pfeiffer Turned Down Chance To Play Clarice Starling In The Silence Of The Lambs

Michelle Pfeiffer turned down the chance to star in 'The Silence of the Lambs'.The 62-year-old actress passed on the chance to play Clarice Starling in the iconic 1991 horror movie – with the part going...

Silence Of The Lambs: Anthony Hopkins Expected 'Children's Story'

Sir Anthony Hopkins thought 'Silence of the Lambs' was a "children's story" before he read the script.The 83-year-old actor played fictional cannibal serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lector in Jonathan Demme's classic 1991 horror -...

The Death Of Legendary Filmmaker Jonathan Demme Marks A Sad Day For Hollywood

Today, our thoughts are with the family of filmmaker Jonathan Demme, who passed away at the age of 73 this week from unspecified complications with cancer. His publicist released a statement explaining the circumstances of...

Meryl Streep Learns A New Skill For Ricki And The Flash

At age 66, Meryl Streep continues to add to her bag of acting tricks. For her role as an ageing rocker in Ricki and the Flash, she took a crash course in guitar playing from...

Neil Young's Guitar Lesson For Meryl Streep

Neil Young taught Meryl Streep to play guitar.The 'Into The Woods' star has revealed she got tips on how to play the instrument from the 'Heart Of Gold' hitmaker in a 45-minute private lesson.She said...

Jonathan Demme Wanted Pfeiffer, Ryan For Silence Of The Lambs

Demme has revealed he was reluctant to cast Foster in his film when producers suggested she should play the role that scored her a Best Actress Oscar, and admits he had his sights...

Meryl Streep Set For Indie Drama Ricky And The Flash

Meryl Streep is attached to star in indie drama 'Ricky and the Flash'.The Oscar-winning 'The Iron Lady' actress will play a fading rockstar who finally attempts to reconnect with her children after years of estrangement...

Kenny Chesney Show To Be Directed By Jonathan Demme

Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme is set to give an upcoming concert by country star Kenny Chesney the Hollywood treatment for a new Internet concert.The Never Wanted Nothing More singer is the latest artist to take...

Demme 'Quits Marley Biopic'

A planned biopic of BOB MARLEY's life has been thrown into doubt again - director JONATHAN DEMME has reportedly followed in MARTIN SCORSESE's footsteps and quit the project.The Raging Bull legend was originally signed up...

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