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David Carradine's Widow Reaches Settlement Over Neglect Lawsuit

August 17th, 2011 8:10pm EDT
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David Carradine's widow has settled a lawsuit in which she accused production bosses behind the tragic actor's final movie of neglect - after he died while shooting on location in Thailand.

The Kill Bill star, 72, was found hanging in the closet of his Bangkok hotel room in June, 2009. Investigators ruled the actor had died of accidental asphyxiation during a dangerous solo sex game.

Carradine, who had been filming the movie Stretch at the time of his death, had been left in his hotel room after an assistant assigned to look after him went for dinner with production staff after he failed ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Dinocroc Vs. Supergator'

July 14th, 2011 12:19pm EDT
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Two monsters, genetically enhanced, going toe-to-toe – who will win? (And more importantly will it suck?!) Find out all the play-by-play in the review below of the new to Blu-ray "Dinocroc Vs. Supergator" out now from Roger Corman and the folks over at Anchor Bay.

Title: "Dinocroc Vs. Supergator"

Grade: 1 1/2

Cast: Corey Landis, Amy Rasimas, David Carradine

Director: Jay Andrews (aka Jim Wynorski)

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 87 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: With Roger Corman flicks they used to be so bad it’s...
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David Carradine's Ad-Lib Chills Producer Of 'Night Of The Templar'

July 2nd, 2011 11:15am EDT
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Actor/director Paul Sampson is still chilled by the climax of his new horror movie "Night Of The Templar" because it features a prophetic line from his late friend David Carradine.

The star plays a reincarnated medieval knight in the film, his last completed project before he died from sexual misadventure in a Thai hotel room in 2009.

And, as Sampson, who wrote, directed and stars in the movie, prepares to offer the finished cut to studios, he still can't believe Carradine's ad-lib at the end of the film.

He tells WENN, "On the last moment of the movie, we're walking off together, arm-in...
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Review: 'True Legend' Suffers From Identity Crisis

May 12th, 2011 11:00am EDT
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"True Legend" is a glorious looking piece of cinema that suffers from an unfortunately equally glaring identity crisis. Is it a historical action drama, a revenge flick, a tale about rising to impossible challenges or maybe just a strange, mythical, drunken fighting kung fu picture with all the trimmings? The answer is a blend of all of the above – and the resulting hard to swallow mixture is disappointingly uneven and tedious.

The film starts off well enough with a captivating staging of a bloody medieval battle that perfectly sets the mood of a dark and brooding wartime. Head military...
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David Carradine Belongings To Be Sold On eBay

December 17th, 2010 7:11pm EST
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Fans of tragic Kung Fu and Kill Bill star David Carradine are set for a festive treasure trove of offerings from the star's estate - his belongings and designs are to be sold on eBay.com in the coming weeks.

Memorabilia and other items of interest that are currently up on the auction website include his leather vest worn in TV and film productions, an engagement ring and a plaster and bronze cast of his lips.

Also up for grabs, his autobiography, Endless Highway, signed to his fourth wife, Marina Anderson, which comes complete with a cigarette burn on the front cover.

Upcoming items i...
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David Carradine Sends Ex Wife Clues About His Death From Beyond The Grave

September 12th, 2010 10:30am EDT
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Late movie star David Carradine's ex-wife is convinced the "Kill Bill" star's spirit is struggling to "cross over" because the true facts of his 2009 death have not been uncovered.

Thai authorities ruled the actor died of accidental asphyxiation alone in a Bangkok hotel room while performing a solo sex act, but friends and loved ones are convinced the star was murdered.

And Carradine's ex-wife Marina Anderson feels sure her late husband is trying to give her clues from beyond the grave as she continues to investigate his bizarre death.

She tells BlogTalkRadio.com, "I definitely feel him ...
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Ex-Wife Reveals Details About David Carradine's Kinky Sex Life

September 11th, 2010 2:21pm EDT
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David Carradine's ex-wife Marina Anderson has revealed all about the late "Kung Fu" star's kinky sex preferences in her new memoirs, confessing he almost choked her to death during intercourse.

The actress thought long and hard about exposing intimate details of her bedroom antics with the star in her book "David Carradine: The Eye of My Tornado," especially after Thai police ruled the actor died of accidental asphyxiation alone in June, 2009, performing a solo sex act, in a hotel room.

But she felt Carradine's sex habits were central to their six-year relationship and three-year marriage...
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Widow Blames Film Producers For David Carradine's Death; Files Lawsuit

June 4th, 2010 8:55am EDT
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David Carradine's widow is suing bosses behind the actor's final movie, insisting her husband would never have died if he had been properly looked after during filming in Thailand.

The "Kill Bill" star, 72, was found hanging in the closet of his Bangkok hotel room last June. Investigators found the cause of death to be asphyxiation and Thai police reports suggested he died accidentally during a dangerous solo sex game.

Carradine was in the city filming a movie entitled "Stretch," and the late star's wife, Annie Bierman, is now taking legal action against the producers, insisting her husba...
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RIP: Notable Celebrity Deaths In 2009

December 31st, 2009 8:54am EST
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Last year Heath Ledger was the shocking celebrity death, and this year it was Michael Jackson. But there were plenty of other notable deaths in 2009. Peruse our photo slideshow commemorating the famous lives who have touched our hearts over the years.

Ron Silver died of esophageal cancer on March 15 at the age of 62.

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Liam Neeson's wife Natasha Richardson died on March 18 following a skiing accident in Montreal, Canada.

Natasha Richardson

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Cars & Guns, Natalie Portman Interview, Joan Rivers Roast, Mary J. Blige & More (Videos)

July 29th, 2009 3:41pm EDT
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Today's videos: Buy a car, get a free gun! Mew's "Palace Palyers"; a very awkward Natalie Portman interview from Funny or Die; comedians Greg Giraldo and Whitney Cummings bring their A-game to the Joan Rivers roast on Comedy Central; and Mary J. Blige's latest video, "Stronger", from the film More Than A Game. Check 'em all out!

Buy a car, get an AK-47!

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Check out the new video for Mew's "Introducing Palace Players"

Mew's "Introducing Palace Players":

Zach Galifidifiniligilifinilinilininanananandfidnfaindiadnakis interviews Natalie Portman in this Funny ...
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Unexpected, Untimely And Shocking Deaths In Music

July 1st, 2009 11:15am EDT
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Heart attacks. Plane crashes. Car crashes. Drug overdoses. Murder. Over the years, these have become some of the most common causes of the often shocking deaths in the music industry. On a lighter note, some might argue that even ham sandwiches have been involved.

Regardless of the cause, take a look back at these musical icons that have left us way, way, way too soon - yet have left us with legacies that will live on forever. The majority of these deaths, in addition to being sudden and shocking, were in some way either ironic or just completely messed up. Rock on...

Michael Jackso...
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Get Behind-The-Scene Insight Of 'Twilight Saga: New Moon' With Michael Welch

July 1st, 2009 10:24am EDT
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Michael Welch -- who plays the oh-so-not-lucky-in-love Mike Newton from the international sensation "Twilight Saga" -- joins us to discuss the upcoming new theatrical chapter, "New Moon," as well as his acting history including his new film starring the late David Carradine and what it's like to work with Norm MacDonald when he was twelve years old.

Michael Welch: Hey, Mike. How are you doing, man?

Mike: Good. This could get confusing considering that you, your character, and myself all have the same name.

Michael Welch: (Laughs) Right. I know.

Mike: How did you get involved wit...
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David Carradine Was Murdered By Transsexual Hookers?

June 17th, 2009 2:33pm EDT
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A movie producer pal of late actor David Carradine has come forward with shocking new claims the Kill Bill star was murdered by gender-bender hookers.

Carradine's naked body was found bound and hanging in a closet in a Bangkok, Thailand hotel room on June 4th. Initial reports suggested the star accidentally took his own life, and an independent autopsy has ruled out suicide. However foul play has not been ruled out and Carradine's friend David Winters, who produced three of the actor's less-known martial arts movies, insists he was the victim of Bangkok's Lady Boys - and local police ar...
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Stars Mourn At David Carradine's Funeral

June 14th, 2009 3:00pm EDT
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Hundreds of mourners flocked to the funeral of David Carradine at the weekend - including former co-stars Lucy Liu, Tom Selleck and Jane Seymour.

The actor was buried in the grounds of Los Angeles' Forest Law Cemetery, and the poignant event attracted a wide range of mourners who gathered to pay their respects - including several Hell's Angels who escorted the coffin to the graveyard.

Carradine's funeral comes almost two weeks after the actor's naked body was found hanging in a wardrobe of a Bangkok hotel on June 04.

And the late star was obviously popular in Hollywood - more than ...
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Michael Madsen & David Carradine Star In 'Break'; On DVD July 14

June 13th, 2009 10:00am EDT
Break
Packed with amazing fight scenes and surprising plot twists, noir thriller Break debuts on DVD July 14 from Cinema Epoch. Featuring an ensemble cast of comic book style characters including veteran actors Michael Madsen and the late David Carradine, this independent film shares the seedy, urban underworld of Frank (Frank Krueger), a detached hit man hired by the city's crime boss to carry out his dying wish. Bonus features include behind-the-scenes featurette, cast interviews and deleted scenes. "Break" had a successful run on the festival circuit, picking up awards for Best Action Film, Be...
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Spike To Run David Carradine Movie Marathon

June 12th, 2009 11:48am EDT
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Spike TV is to pay tribute to late actor David Carradine, who died a shocking and tragic death last week, by shelving its schedule in favor of a marathon of his films.

Spike TV bosses will air films like Kung Fu and the two "Kill Bill" movies (1, 2) back to back on Saturday - for 11 hours.

Carradine, 72, was found dead, hanging in the closet of his Bangkok hotel suite.

Everything from suicide to foul play was speculated; however, Thai police believe he died accidentally as he took part in a dangerous sex game involving auto-erotic asphyxiation - where victims achieve heighten...
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Second Autopsy Suggests David Carradine Died Of Auto-Erotic Asphyxiation

June 10th, 2009 2:49pm EDT
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Initial results of a secondary autopsy performed on David Carradine suggest the late actor died of auto-erotic asphyxiation.

The Kill Bill star, 72, was found dead, hanging in the closet of his Bangkok hotel room on Thursday.

Some local reports suggested he committed suicide, while Thai police believe he died accidentally as he took part in a dangerous sex game involving auto-erotic asphyxiation - where victims achieve heightened sexual pleasure by restricting their air supply.

The actor's family requested officers from America's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) get invo...
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David Carradine's Third Wife Details His 'Kinky' Past

June 8th, 2009 2:38pm EDT
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David Carradine's third wife Gail Jensen has stepped forward to echo accounts of his allegedly unconventional sexual history, insisting the late actor had a penchant for auto-erotica throughout their marriage.

The Kill Bill star, 72, was found hanging in his Bangkok hotel room on Thursday; some reports suggest he committed suicide, while local police believe he died accidentally as he took part in a dangerous sex game involving auto-erotic asphyxiation - where victims achieve heightened sexual pleasure by restricting their air supply.

Gail Jensen, who ended her nine year marriag...
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Family Says David Carradine's Death Is Linked To Secret Kung Fu Sects

June 8th, 2009 8:24am EDT
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David Carradine's family fear he was murdered to silence his investigation into deadly underground martial arts organizations.

The actor was found hanging in a hotel room in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday, at the age of 72. His family is waiting for the official cause of death, but they refuse to acknowledge he may have committed suicide or died taking part in a dangerous sex game.

Instead they want America's Federal Bureau Of Investigation to probe the possibility he was killed by assassins.

During an appearance on Larry King's talk show on Friday lawyer Mark Geragos revealed...
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The Stars Pay Tribute To David Carradine

June 5th, 2009 10:02am EDT
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Moviemaker Martin Scorsese and actor Michael Madsen have paid tribute to David Carradine, who died on Thursday.

The Kill Bill star's naked body was discovered hanging in a Bangkok, Thailand hotel suite. Local reports suggested he committed suicide but a statement from Carradine's representative indicates the actor died when a sex act went wrong. Rumors Carradine died attempting auto-erotic asphyxiation - where victims achieve heightened sexual pleasure by restricting their air supply - are backed up by a quote a Bangkok police officer gave to British newspaper The Sun.

Stars fr...
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David Carradine's Death Ruled Accidental

June 4th, 2009 8:17pm EDT
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David Carradine died during a sex game that went wrong, according to sources in Bangkok, Thailand, where he was found dead on Thursday.

Carradine's body was discovered in a hotel suite and local reports suggested he committed suicide.

He was discovered by a maid, naked and hanged, but the suggestions his death had a sexual twist were strongly disputed by the star's close friend, attorney Vicki Roberts, and his manager Chuck Binder, who insisted he died of natural causes.

But a statement from Carradine's representative now indicates the actor died during a sex act.

The sp...
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June 4, 2009 Today's Top 10

June 4th, 2009 8:00pm EDT
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What happened in the wide, wonderful world of celebrity news & gossip today? Here's a quick recap of the top ten stories in Starpulse News for today, Thursday, June 4, 2009:

David Carradine Found Dead In Bangkok In Apparent Suicide - Beatrix Kiddo unavailable for comment.

Jeffrey Tambor To Be A Dad Of Twins - "...his wife Kasia Ostlun" - hmm, sounds like a Russian bride name...

'Hell's Kitchen' Given The Porn Treatment - Because screaming profanities is the new 'oral' sex.

Megan Fox Calls For Marijuana Legalization - No wonder she says so many stupid th...
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David Carradine's Attorney: 'Don't Jump To Conclusions About His Death'

June 4th, 2009 2:51pm EDT
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The attorney who wed Kill Bill star David Carradine and his wife Annie at pal Michael Madsen's home is calling on the media not to jump to conclusions about the actor's sudden death.

Carradine, 72, was found dead in a hotel room in Bangkok, Thailand, where he was shooting a new movie, and initial reports suggest he hanged himself. The actor's manager, Chuck Binder, insists Carradine died of natural causes, but police officials insist a hotel maid had found Carradine dead in a wardrobe with a rope around his neck and body on Thursday morning.

The late star's longtime attorney and...
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David Carradine Found Dead In Bangkok In Apparent Suicide

June 4th, 2009 10:16am EDT
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The US Embassy says 'Kill Bill' star David Carradine was found dead in Thai capital. More details below.

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His manager believes the actor died of natural causes. Carradine, 73, was staying in Bangkok while shooting a movie. The film crew became aware of his absence when they went to dine out at a restaurant yesterday. When a producer went to his room, he discovered that the actor had died.

UPDATE: The AP reports a preliminary police investigation foun...
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This Week's Movie Buzz: See It, Rent It, Or Skip It?

April 13th, 2009 8:57am EDT
17 Again
I must admit that two weeks ago, I grossly underestimated how popular "Fast & Furious" would be. The film captured the title of highest grossing opening weekend for a car-themed movie by taking in $72.5 million. I think it's important to note this, because I believe I'm an excellent judge of movies, but I admit the movies I recommend will not always reflect the average American movie patron's opinion.

STATE OF PLAY

Things seem to be perfect for up-and-coming U.S. congressman Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck), until the murder of his research assistant and mistress. It becomes ...
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Rob Schneider Talks About 'Big Stan', 'SNL' And His Famous Feuds

March 26th, 2009 11:26am EDT
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Rob Schneider has never been one to back away from controversy and as we discussed his new film Big Stan -- released on DVD this week -- this became all the more apparent as this interview went along. Rob is very candid about what he thinks of a fellow Saturday Night Live alumnus and expresses his love for Roger Ebert, a man he once engaged in a very public dispute.

Mike: So, how was the transition to directing?

Rob: Not a big transition because I always felt I had a hand in directing all my movies. So, I really knew what I wanted and it took so many months to finally get the m...
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Slideshow: Actors/Martial Artists

August 29th, 2008 9:00am EDT
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They kick, punch, roll, and flip with fervor and precision. They are actors with abilities beyond a normal human being. And we love them for it! Check out our photo slideshow of famous actors who like to polish off their martial arts skills now and then:

Jet Li

Recent films: The Forbidden Kingdom, War, Fearless

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Jackie Chan

Recent films: Kung Fu Panda, The Forbidden Kingdom, Rush Hour 3

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Wesley Snipes

Memorable films: Blade, U.S. Marshals, Rising Sun

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In Purely Exploiting Gratuitous Violence, 'Death Race' Remake Kills All Comedic Value

August 22nd, 2008 4:08pm EDT
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(HollywoodChicago) – While 2008’s “Death Race” makes no secret about being a remake of 1975’s “Death Race 2000” with David Carradine as the title character Frankenstein and Sylvester Stallone as his archrival Machine Gun Joe Viterbo, what’s perhaps less obvious but still clear when you read between the lines is how the film steals from others.

Though the story had a different book cover, Jason Statham’s character as Jensen Ames and then the masked Frankenstein can be directly correlated to (as just one example) Nicolas Cage’s character in 1997’s “Con Air”. We’ve certainly seen this bef...
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David Carradine Finds Eternal Youth With Younger Women

August 17th, 2008 4:00pm EDT
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Kill Bill star David Carradine has found the secret to eternal youth - younger women.

The 71-year-old movie star insists he's in the shape of his life and it has everything to do with the fact his fifth wife is 24 years younger than him. He explains, "Women are at the top of the list with what keeps me alive and young, and I don't hang around with old people. Everybody that I know is at least 10 or 20 years younger than I am. My wife Annie is 24 years younger than I am."

"My oldest daughter once said, 'Dad, how come you don't hang around with women your own age?' and I said, 'Li...
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Slideshow: Native American Actors

August 7th, 2008 8:45am EDT
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There are several well-known celebrities that are proud to call themselves part Native American. Click through our slideshow of stars who trace their roots to American soil. A few may surprise you:

Benjamin Bratt

Stars in A&E's "The Cleaner"

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Adam Beach

Starred in "Comanche Moon," "Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee" and "Flags of our Fathers"

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Lou Diamond Phillips

Known for his role in "La Bamba"

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