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'Notebook' Stars Ryan Gosling & Rachel McAdams Fought On Set, Director Reveals

July 2nd, 2014 6:20pm EDT
'Notebook' Stars Ryan Gosling & Rachel McAdams Fought On Set, Di
Filmmaker Nick Cassavetes has revealed that Ryan Gosling pressured him to fire Rachel McAdams on the set of "The Notebook" because the pair initially didn't get along.

The hugely popular film is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and Cassavetes told VH1 that behind-the-scenes drama helped make the movie a must-see classic.

He explained: "Maybe I'm not supposed to tell this story, but they were really not getting along one day on set. Really not. And Ryan came to me, and there's 150 people standing in this big scene, and he says, 'Nick, come here.'

"He's doing a scene with Rachel and he sa...
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Kristen Stewart Reportedly Drops Out Of 'Cali'

August 9th, 2012 2:34pm EDT
Kristen Stewart
Reports suggest Kristen Stewart has dropped out of director Nick Cassavetes' new romantic drama "Cali."

The actress was set to star opposite Alex Pettyfer in the film about a woman named Mya who fakes a snuff film, sells it, then runs off with the cash with her boyfriend before making their way back years later to save her younger sister.

According to GossipCop.com, Amber Heard is in contention to replace Stewart in the film, and an official casting annoucement is expected to be released later this week.

Stewart shocked fans last month when she admitted to cheating on her "Twilight" co...
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Nick Cassavetes' Lawyer Addresses Poker Game Allegations

June 23rd, 2011 8:15am EDT
Nick Cassavetes
An attorney representing Nick Cassavetes is set to fight allegations the actor/moviemaker took money from a convicted conman in an unlicensed poker game.

It emerged on Wednesday that several stars, including Spider-Man actor Tobey Maguire, have been accused of taking winnings from bankrupt hedge fund manager Bradley Ruderman, who is currently behind bars after he was convicted of operating a fraudulent Ponzi scheme.

Bankruptcy trustees have filed suit against The Notebook director in a bid to recoup money that Ruderman claims to have lost in illegal poker games in California.

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Lindsay Lohan Confirmed For Gotti Film & Another Mob Movie

April 21st, 2011 8:56am EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan is back onboard John Travolta's new Gotti family biopic after signing on for back-to-back mob films produced by Fiore Films.

The news comes hours after "Gotti: Three Generations" executive producer, Mark Fiore, announced he was tired of negotiating a deal with Lohan's managers and urged the actress to get in touch with him directly - and it seems the actress has done just that.

Hours after he stated, "Maybe if Lindsay calls me up, we can talk about it," Fiore has announced the star has signed on to play Gambino family boss John Gotti's daughter-in-law Kim in the film as part...
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Lindsay Lohan Faces Losing Out Of John Gotti Movie

April 20th, 2011 2:39pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Movie producer Mark Fiore is calling on Lindsay Lohan to contact him directly if she wants a role in the upcoming John Gotti biopic - because he's had enough of negotiating with her management team.

The Mean Girls star has been in talks to play the notorious crime boss' daughter, Victoria Gotti, in the planned project and even joined the film's star John Travolta, who has been cast as the mobster, at a recent press conference in New York.

However, Lohan could lose out on the part in Gotti: Three Generations altogether - Fiore has called off discussions with the actress' management, sugg...
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Director Quits John Travolta's Gotti Biopic

April 18th, 2011 10:15pm EDT
Nick Cassavetes
The John Gotti biopic starring John Travolta as the mob boss has been whacked by its director - Nick Cassavetes has quit the project just a week after hosting a press conference to announce the cast.

Trade paper Variety reports scheduling conflicts with another project forced Cassavetes to step down, but the film will be going ahead, as planned, with another director.

Travolta has committed to stay with the project, and Joe Pesci is on board to play Gotti sidekick Angelo Ruggiero. Lindsay Lohan is in talks to play Gotti's daughter Victoria.

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Joe Pesci Joins John Travolta In John Gotti Biopic

April 12th, 2011 10:55pm EDT
Joe Pesci
Joe Pesci has joined John Travolta in the much-anticipated John Gotti biopic.

The My Cousin Vinny star has signed on to co-star in Gotti: Three Generations, which will be directed by Nick Cassavetes.

Travolta will play the mob boss in the project, while Pesci will portray Gotti deputy Angelo Ruggiero.

Pesci tells WENN, "I'm really happy to be making this picture with my good friend Nick Cassavetes. It's going to be a great experience and a rare opportunity to look inside the life of Gotti."

Travolta's daughter Ella Bleu will also have a featured role in the film, according to a release ...
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