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Heather Graham Receives Career Achievement Award At Bahamas Film Festival

December 5th, 2011 8:24am EST
Heather Graham
Heather Graham was the toast of the Bahamas International Film Festival on Friday after landing the event's top prize.

The Hangover star was handed the Career Achievement Award, which has previously gone to Johnny Depp, Nicolas Cage, and Laurence Fishburne.

Festival bosses honored X-Men: First Class star Zoe Kravitz with the Rising Star Award, which is given to an actor or actress "whose noteworthy performances have put them on the path for elite and lasting stardom in the industry."
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Short-Lived Celebrity Marriages

November 12th, 2011 3:00pm EST
Kim and Kris
A couple of weeks ago Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from her NBA husband Kris Humphries after 72 days of marriage, more days than what some critics first predicted. Kardashian and Humphries had their wedding televised on the E! Channel and shared their wedding pictures with all the major tabloids. But after all of the TV specials and magazine spreads, their marriage is now over and will be long forgotten as soon as Kardashian marries another athlete or rapper. Like Kim and Kris' short-lived marriage, there have been other Hollywood marriages that were destined for divorce from the day of...
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Weston Cage Files For Divorce

November 2nd, 2011 8:25am EDT
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Nicolas Cage's son Weston has filed for divorce from his wife after six months of marriage.

The rocker filed documents on October 27th to start divorce proceedings from Nikki Williams.

The 20 year old took to his Facebook.com page to reveal the news, writing, "WELL ITS OFFICAL (sic). THE DIVORCE IS SETTLED! ..................LADIES, DADDY IS BACK ahahahhahahaahh oh god! its on."

The pair wed in New Orleans in April.

The short-lived marriage has been a tumultuous union - the pair was arrested in July following domestic disputes. Weston entered rehab for a 30-day treatment program fol...
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Weston Cage To Star In 'Family' Reality TV Series?

October 20th, 2011 8:30am EDT
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Nicolas Cage's ex-girlfriend Christina Fulton and the former couple's troubled son Weston have signed up for a new reality TV series, according to new reports.

Fulton and her 20-year-old son will front new VH1 show Uncaged, which will follow their daily lives, and Weston is hoping the new project will show the public his true colors.

A source tells Star magazine, "Christina said the show will be like a modern-day Addams Family. Weston just wants to show the world he's not mentally ill."

Weston has had a tough 2011 so far - in July, the black metal rocker checked into rehab for a 30-da...
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Review 'Trespass': 'Two Jews On Film' Say This Thriller Misses The Mark (Video)

October 14th, 2011 3:45pm EDT
Trespass
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin-Schwartz: Sarah (Nicole Kidman) an architect has a beautiful house, a beautiful face, and a beautiful daughter, but she's unhappy. We know this by her reaction, when hubby Kyle (Nicholas Cage) tells her, he has to meet a client and won't be able to eat the delicious dinner she's prepared. He doesn't even have time for the glass of wine Sarah offers him.

Well, someone has to pay for the sprawling, modern, glass home Sarah's designed. Lucky for her, Kyle is a very successful diamond dealer.

Adding to Sarah's discontent is her daughter, Avery (Liana Lib...
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Nicolas Cage & Nicole Kidman Got Roughed Up Making 'Trespass'

October 8th, 2011 9:00am EDT
Nicolas Cage
Moviemaker Joel Schumacher was glad to have a military medic on the set of his new film "Trespass" because his "intense" stars were always getting injured.

The director reveals Cam Gigandet, Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman were left battered and bruised following the film's most dramatic and violent scenes - and he was glad there was someone nearby who could stitch them up.

Schumacher tells WENN, "I was gonna put a card at the end of the movie saying, 'No animals were hurt making this movie but every actor in it was!'

"Nic (Cage) got a very mild concussion when Ben (Mendelsohn) slammed hi...
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50 Cent To Play Alaskan Pimp

September 21st, 2011 10:25pm EDT
50 Cent
50 Cent will play an Alaskan pimp in a new movie about 1980s serial killer Robert Hansen.

As previously revealed, the rapper/actor will executive produce thriller The Frozen Ground, but now it's clear he will be among the ensemble cast too.

John Cusack, Nicolas Cage and Vanessa Hudgens will also appear in the film, which will start shooting in Alaska next month.

Hansen, who was known as The Butcher Baker, murdered 17 prostitutes and strippers. He'll be played by Cusack in the film.

50 Cent's Cheetah Vision production partner Randall Emmett will produce the movie.
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Nicolas Cage Describes Real Life 'Trespass' Involving A Naked Man With Fudgesicle & More From TIFF

September 15th, 2011 10:12am EDT
Nicolas Cage Describes Real Life 'Trespass' Involving A Naked Ma
There are many big movie stars who come to the Toronto International Film Festival with their latest movies, but nobody who brings the weird like Nicolas Cage. Cage often likes to talk about the original spelling of the word, Wyrd, as an early Anglo-Saxon concept. When he took the stage of the TIFF official press conference, he brought uniquely Nicolas Cage moments to the festival.

The film he is in Toronto with sounds like a traditional thriller. Trespass is a story of a family attacked by burglars who want father Kyle Miller (Cage)’s sample of diamonds from his business. As the crisis we...
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Top 10 Body Swap Movies

August 5th, 2011 8:33am EDT
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This weekend, Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds will add their names to the long and distinguished list of actors who have tackled the “body swap” movie. In “The Change-Up,” Bateman and Reynolds play friends with drastically different lifestyles: Bateman is the devoted husband and father, Reynolds is the philandering playboy. After a night of drinking, the two wake up in each other’s bodies, something neither of them really wanted.

Body swap movies have been around for a long time and are usually quite entertaining, if formulaic and predictable. Here’s our list of the Top Ten Body Swap Movi...
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Nicolas Cage To Star In Indie Musical With Steve Carell & Jack Black

July 25th, 2011 9:26pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Actor Nicolas Cage has signed on to star in an independent musical with the Hollywood screenwriter/director who helped to land him an Oscar nomination in 2002.

The Ghost Rider star earned Academy Award recognition for his turn in Charlie Kaufman's Adaptation and now the pair is set to reunite for forthcoming project, Frank or Francis.

Comedians Steve Carell and Jack Black are also attached to the movie.

Plot details have yet to be released, but the story is said to revolve around an author called Frank, who clashes with an online blogger named Francis, reports trade paper Daily Variety.
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Weston Cage Has Checked Into Rehab

July 23rd, 2011 12:30pm EDT
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Nicolas Cage's troubled son Weston Cage has checked into rehab.

The rocker has enrolled on a 30-day treatment program in an unknown facility, following his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence earlier this week.

The 20 year old was taken into police custody for the second time this month after an alleged confrontation with his wife, Nikki Williams, on Wednesday.

Weston, whose mom is actress Christina Fulton, admits the public perception of him has been tarnished but he's determined to get better.

He tells E! Online, "I am getting myself together, so I'm sorry about being mislabeled ...
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Nicolas Cage's Son Weston Arrested For Domestic Violence

July 21st, 2011 8:39am EDT
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Nicolas Cage's troubled son Weston is back in police custody following a domestic violence arrest on Wednesday.

Police booked the rocker at 5 a.m. after receiving a report of a domestic incident. He was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for cuts before he was taken into custody.

As WENN went to press, Cage was still in custody.

His three-month marriage to Nikki Williams appeared to be over at the beginning of July when he suggested he was ready to split from his wife in Facebook rant.

The Eyes of Noctum star and his wife were booked on felony domestic violence charges over the In...
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Nicolas Cage's Son Weston & His Wife Are In Rehab Together

July 8th, 2011 9:00am EDT
Weston Cage
Nicolas Cage's daughter-in-law has revealed she and the actor's rocker son Weston are in rehab together following their arrest for domestic violence last weekend.

Songwriter Nikki Williams has spoken out to TMZ.com following remarks her new husband made online earlier this week suggesting the marriage is over.

She confirmed reports she is pregnant with the couple's first child and hinted at the fact the weekend's drama may have been sparked when Cage caught her drinking alcohol.

Williams tells the website, "I did drink the night before the arrest. I suppose my hormones got the best of me...
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Weston Cage To Divorce His 'Pregnant' Wife

July 6th, 2011 4:30pm EDT
Weston Cage
Nicolas Cage's troubled son Weston has declared he wants a divorce from his wife of three months, who is allegedly pregnant with the couple's first child.

The Eyes of Noctum rocker has been a regular in the headlines over the last few weeks following his hospitalization last month for a mental evaluation following an alleged fight with one of his father's employees.

The drama continued on Monday when Cage and his wife Nikki Williams were arrested and booked on felony domestic violence charges after police were called to their Los Angeles home to investigate reports of a domestic disturb...
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Nicolas Cage Resolves 'Vampire' Cash Lawsuit

July 2nd, 2011 9:00pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage has settled his legal spat with a disgruntled producer pal.

Paul Brooks sued the star for cash he claimed he was owed from 2000 movie Shadow of the Vampire, but Cage resolved the matter a day later.

A representative for the actor, who was the executive producer of the Willem Dafoe film, tells TMZ.com, "Contrary to recent reports that a lawsuit was going forth by Paul Brooks and Early Bird Productions against Mr. Cage, this matter has been resolved privately and amicably between the parties and therefore no legal action is being pursued."

The lawsuit will reportedly be for...
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Producer Sues Nicolas Cage Over 2000 Movie

July 2nd, 2011 10:15am EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage is facing yet another financial mess amid his well-publicized tax woes - a Hollywood producer is suing the star for cash he alleges he's still owed from a 2000 movie.

Paul Brooks claims Cage has yet to pay him $77,000 for work he did on the set of "Shadow of the Vampire" 11 years ago.

The film, starring Willem Dafoe and John Malkovich, lists Brooks as an executive producer and Cage as producer.

Brooks wants a judge to force the actor to pay up, according to TMZ.com.
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'Columbo' Star Peter Falk Dies At 83

June 24th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Peter Falk
Veteran actor Peter Falk, who played the famous rumpled police detective in "Columbo," died at his home in Beverly Hills on Thursday at age 83.

The actor suffered from Alzheimer's disease and dementia, according to 2008 papers filed by his daughter Catherine Falk at Los Angeles County Superior Court. She claimed her father "requires full-time custodial care for his health and safety."

Falk had a full film, TV and Broadway career. In 1968, Falk first assumed the role of Columbo, the disheveled police lieutenant whose seemingly slow and inept investigative manner masked a steel-trap mind....
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Nicolas Cage Takes Aim At Ex Over Conservatorship Plans For Son Weston

June 14th, 2011 11:05pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage has blasted his ex Christina Fulton for attempting to obtain a conservatorship over their troubled son Weston, insisting she's the one who should "get some help."

The former couple came face-to-face in court on Tuesday in an attempt to settle a $13 million property lawsuit.

Fulton told reporters at the courthouse she is taking legal action to oversee Weston after he was hospitalized and underwent a mental evaluation last week after a public brawl with his fitness trainer.

The 20-year-old rocker has since been released from a psychiatric hold, and Cage is adamant Weston doesn...
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Nicolas Cage's Son Hospitalized After Fight

June 8th, 2011 7:41am EDT
Weston Cage
Nicolas Cage's rocker son Weston has been hospitalized after allegedly attacking his personal trainer in a restaurant.

Cops threatened to tazer the Eyes of Noctum star when they arrived at the The Farmer's Kitchen in Hollywood, reports TMZ.com. According to the website, the 20 year old was strapped to a gurney and taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for a mental evaluation. His father rushed to the hospital to be with his son.

Sources claim the fracas in the restaurant came hours after Weston's new wife, songwriter Nikki Williams, stormed out of their Hollywood home following a fight. ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Drive Angry'

May 31st, 2011 11:00am EDT
Drive Angry photo
Just the sexual and sensual ooze of luscious Amber Heard is enough to snare any red-blooded movie fan. But add in some fast cars, bitter dudes from hell and 3D effects that put you in the heart of the action and you’ve got a must see movie. We’re checking out the spectacle that is "Drive Angry" (out May 31 on Blu-ray 3D, 2D and DVD from Summit Entertainment!) with a look at the flick and features in high gear – start your engines!

Title: "Drive Angry"

Grade: 4 1/2

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner

Director: Patrick Lussier

Rating: R

Runtime: 105 minutes

Rele...
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Check Out 'Drive Angry' On 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray & DVD May 31

May 30th, 2011 7:00am EDT
Drive Angry
"Drive Angry" burns rubber onto DVD and Blu-ray as the high-octane action-adventure arrives May 31 in both 2D and 3D from Summit Entertainment.

Nicolas Cage stars as the undead felon, Milton, who breaks out of Hell to even the score with killers who murdered his daughter and kidnapped her baby. The film also stars Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Billy Burke, David Morse and Tom Atkins.

Directed and co-written by Patrick Lussier ("The Eye") and Todd Farmer ("The Messengers"), the filmmakers responsible for the skin-crawling "My Bloody Valentine" return to their action-thriller roots in Driv...
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Amber Heard Terrified Movie Stunt Boss With Driving Technique

May 25th, 2011 11:30pm EDT
Amber Heard
Actress Amber Heard had the stunt boss on Drive Angry 3D "screaming" in terror after taking him on a hair-raising car ride.

In the film, the 25 year old plays a coffee shop waitress named Piper, who teams up with Nicolas Cage's character to take on the leader of a satanic cult.

She worked closely with the set's stuntmen for the role and left the head of the daredevil team stunned by her driving technique after deciding to show off her skills behind the wheel.

Heard tells Britain's Total Film magazine, "I scared the s**t out of him. He's a very well-respected stunt coordinator, who did th...
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'Idol' Finalist Lauren Alaina 'Sprained' Her Vocal Cords

May 25th, 2011 11:13am EDT
Lauren Alaina
A top doctor was called to the set of American Idol on Tuesday to save wannabe star Lauren Alaina's voice for the penultimate episode of the TV talent show.

The pressure got the better of the young singer as she rehearsed for her big night - and it cost her voice. Worried producers considered replacing Alaina with Haley Reinhart, who was voted off the show last week, as doctors attempted to make sure the country singer would be OK for the live performance show.

During the program she had to belt out a personal favorite, a tune chosen for her by former Idol winner Carrie Underwood and a ...
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Domestic Abuse Charges Against Nicolas Cage Dropped

May 6th, 2011 8:11am EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage is in the clear following his arrest in New Orleans, Louisiana last month after authorities decided not to pursue charges.

The Con Air actor was taken into police custody in the city after cops were called following a bust-up between the star and his wife Alice Kim.

Cage was subsequently freed on bail and now local officials have decided to close their investigation into the incident.

Cage's rep Harry Rosenberg says, "The New Orleans District Attorney has confirmed that no charges of any kind will be pursued against him. After their investigation, the DAs refused all char...
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Top Ten Coolest Movie 'Car Chases'

April 28th, 2011 11:00am EDT
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What really makes a memorable movie car chase? Could it be speed, style, sass – or maybe all of the above? The arrival of "Fast Five" (hitting theaters on April 29), which combines all the original Fast and Furious gang with some highly decked out new roadsters, has us at Starpulse revving our engines with nostalgia. With so many seriously significant car sequences in cinema history, how do you choose what’s really the best? Well, the brain has been wracked and the result is a list (complete with visual aids!) of some of the most speedometer pushing, gas peddle slamming, tongue-in-cheek...
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Nicolas Cage's Son Weston To Wed On Easter Sunday

April 23rd, 2011 9:30am EDT
Weston Cage
Nicolas Cage's rocker son Weston is to wed his fiancee on Easter Sunday, according to new reports.

The Eyes of Noctum star proposed to girlfriend Nikki Williams earlier this month and the couple is already planning a trip down the aisle.

Sources close to the couple tell TMZ.com, 20-year-old Weston and Williams kept the engagement a secret until earlier this week when they posted the news on their Facebook pages.

Reports suggest the two will wed in New Orleans, Louisiana, where the father of the groom-to-be was arrested and charged with domestic violence and disturbing the peace after a s...
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Nicolas Cage Returns To Work Following Arrest

April 18th, 2011 9:52pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Troubled actor Nicolas Cage has returned to work two days after he was arrested on domestic violence charges after allegedly fighting with his wife on a Louisiana street.

The Kick-Ass star was arrested early on Saturday morning after police were called to break up a loud altercation between the actor and his wife Alice Kim.

Cage was freed on bail, posted by reality TV star and Cage fan Duane 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' Chapman, on Saturday afternoon.

And now the actor is attempting to put his woes behind him and get back to work on the set of new film Medallion in New Orleans.

A source, who...
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Nicolas Cage Got A Tattoo Prior To Domestic Abuse Arrest

April 18th, 2011 8:42am EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage's awful night out in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Friday began with a visit to a tattoo parlor.

The actor was arrested early on Saturday morning and charged with domestic abuse and disturbing the peace after a cab driver called the police to report an allegedly intoxicated Cage arguing with his wife in the street.

And now TMZ.com has obtained a surveillance video taken inside a tattoo shop just before Cage was picked up.

Arriving with his arms around two friends, Cage removes his jacket and sits for what appears to be a spur-of-the-moment tattoo.

His wife Alice Kim then enter...
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Nicolas Cage Bailed Out By Dog The Bounty Hunter

April 17th, 2011 10:39am EDT
Dog the Bounty Hunter and Nicolas Cage
Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage has been freed on bail posted by reality TV star Duane Chapman after he was arrested on domestic violence charges in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday morning.

The Season of the Witch star was detained by police after he was spotted arguing with his wife, Alice Kim, and booked on suspicion of offences including domestic violence, disturbing the peace and public drunkenness.

A police statement reads, "Cage and his wife were standing in front of a residence that he insisted was the property the couple was renting. She disagreed..."

Cage then reportedly attempt...
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Nicolas Cage Is Arrested For Domestic Violence

April 16th, 2011 3:40pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage has been arrested in New Orleans, Louisiana and faces domestic violence charges.

Police were called to break up a street argument between the actor and his wife early on Saturday morning after a taxi driver reported the row. Sources tell TMZ.com, Cage was very drunk and refused to go home quietly when police officers asked him to.

He reportedly dared the cops to arrest him, which they did.

Cage was booked on one count of domestic violence and one count of disturbing the peace and released on bail. The drama comes just a day after Cage's latest tax nightmare came to light ...
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