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Angie Everhart had surgery on neck

March 12th, 2014 10:20pm EDT
Angie Everhart
Angie Everhart underwent surgery on her neck yesterday (03.11.14).
The former Sports Illustrated model - who has dated Sylvester Stallone in the past and was engaged to Joe Pesci - had to have an operation on a herniated disc after suffering from nerve pain.
She took to Twitter after the surgery, writing: "I'm out of surgery- it went well- had floating pieces of disc on my nerve. All gone! Staying in hospital another night for pain management (sic)."
However, earlier that day, the 44-year-old actress appeared to be fed up of visiting medical centres after being hospitalised earlier this mon...
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Robert De Niro refusing to give up hope on The Irishman

February 18th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro has assured fans that plans to reunite with his Goodfellas director Martin Scorsese and co-stars Al Pacino and Joe Pesci in mob movie The Irishman are still in the works, four years after he signed up for the project.

The Hollywood veteran agreed to portray real-life union official-turned-mafia hitman Frank 'The Irishman' Sheeran in the biopic back in 2010 and shooting was expected to start the following year (11).

Scheduling issues have meant that cameras have yet to start rolling on the movie, but De Niro is refusing to give up on reuniting the Goodfellas clan.

He tells ...
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Angie Everhart diagnosed with cancer

May 13th, 2013 4:44pm EDT
Angie Everhart
Model-turned-actress Angie Everhart is battling cancer.

The 43 year old, who was once engaged to actor Joe Pesci, has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer and will undergo surgery on Tuesday (14May13).

Everhart's publicist tells U.S. news show Extra, "Word has been trickling out about supermodel/actress Angie Everhart's health. She wants to set the record straight by letting everyone know that it is true that she has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, however, the prognosis is very good.

"She will undergo surgery tomorrow and expects to be back to work and to mommy duties in a few weeks.
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Joe Pesci Settles 'Gotti' Lawsuit

February 5th, 2013 9:49am EST
Joe Pesci
Oscar-winning actor Joe Pesci has settled a lawsuit with producers behind a biopic of Mafia don John Gotti after suing movie bosses for downgrading his part.

The Goodfellas star signed a $3 million deal to play the gangster's associate and childhood pal Angelo Ruggiero in Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father, alongside John Travolta and Kelly Preston.

He filed suit against Fiore Films in July 2011, claiming he had piled on weight to portray Ruggiero, only to be told he would be playing a smaller part.

His attorney, Jessica Trotter, confirmed on Monday that Pesci has reached a undisclosed...
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John Travolta's 'Gotti' Film 'Put On Hold'

October 10th, 2011 11:59am EDT
John Travolta
John Travolta's upcoming movie about the notorious Gotti family has been put on hold due to financial issues, according to a report.

The Hollywood actor is due to star as late Mafia boss John Gotti, who died in prison in 2002, in upcoming movie Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father, alongside his real-life wife Kelly Preston and Al Pacino.

Filming is slated to begin in January ahead of a 2012 release date, but a new report suggests production has been put on hold.

Showbiz411.com reports work on the project has come to a halt and won't resume until more financing is secured.

A source tell...
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'Gotti' Bosses Fire Back At Joe Pesci

September 22nd, 2011 10:54am EDT
Joe Pesci
Film bosses have hit back at Joe Pesci after he alleged he was pushed out of the upcoming Gotti family movie, calling the actor's lawsuit a bid for attention.

Pesci is suing Fiore Films producers for reportedly reneging on a deal to cast him as Angelo Ruggiero, a close friend to mob boss John Gotti, in upcoming biopic Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father.

In his lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles in July, Pesci claimed he was so sure he had landed the role, he piled on 30 pounds ahead of the shoot - only to be offered a smaller part.

Now executives have spoken out about the dispute, accusing ...
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Joe Pesci Sues Gotti Film Producers For $3 Million

July 28th, 2011 8:19am EDT
Love Ranch
Joe Pesci is suing producers of the upcoming Gotti family biopic for $3 million after he was allegedly pushed out of the movie.

The Goodfellas star signed up to play Angelo Ruggiero, the enforcer of mob boss John Gotti, played by John Travolta. He agreed to the lucrative deal and claims he was so convinced the film was going ahead with him as a main part, he piled on 30 pounds for the role.

However, in papers filed in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday, Pesci claims bosses reneged on an agreement to cast him.

He states he was subsequently offered $1 million to play a lesser role, but is...
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Al Pacino Joins John Travolta's Gotti Film

May 10th, 2011 10:51am EDT
Al Pacino
John Travolta's upcoming Gotti family biopic has been given an extra dose of star power - Al Pacino has signed up to play a gangster.

The Scarface star has been cast as Aniello John 'Mr. Neil' Dellacroce in forthcoming film Gotti: Three Generations, which will see Travolta as mob boss John Gotti.

Executive producer Marc Fiore tells TMZ.com, "Pacino will portray Gambino crime family underboss and Gotti associate Neil Dellacroce. We are very pleased to have Al join the extraordinary team that we are assembling to make this movie."

Joe Pesci, Lindsay Lohan and Travolta's wife Kelly Prest...
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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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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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Check Out 'Raging Bull' On Blu-ray Jan. 11

January 10th, 2011 7:10am EST
Raging Bull
A powerhouse film that introduced unflinching realism to stunned audiences in 1980, "Raging Bull" smashes onto Blu-ray in a special 30th Anniversary Edition from MGM Home
Entertainment on January 11.

With an Academy Award-winning performance by Robert De Niro and celebrated direction by Martin Scorsese, this critically-acclaimed film was described as an "exceedingly violent as well as poetic" fight picture that maps "the landscape of the soul" by The New York Times. The new Anniversary Edition Blu-ray boasts over 50 minutes of brand new features, including exclusive, new interviews with D...
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Tom Cruise, Madonna First Choices For 'Goodfellas'

September 19th, 2010 12:05pm EDT
Martin Scorsese
Superstars Tom Cruise and Madonna were movie bosses' first choices for the lead roles in iconic 1990 mafia movie "Goodfellas."

Studio chiefs were desperate to cast Cruise in the role of mobster Henry Hill and Madonna was wanted to play his wife - until Ray Liotta and Lorraine Bracco won over director Martin Scorsese and the movie's producers.

Speaking to GQ magazine on Goodfellas' 20th anniversary, producer Irwin Winkler admits, "Tom Cruise was discussed. Marty wanted Ray... Frankly I thought we could do a lot better and then me and my wife were having dinner one night in a restaurant and...
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Helen Mirren Was 'Intimidated' By Joe Pesci

July 6th, 2010 9:30am EDT
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren was terrified of working with Joe Pesci on their new movie Love Ranch, because she felt "intimidated" by the star's acting skills.

The Oscar-winners team up to play Charlie and Grace Bontempo in the new film, which is based on the lives of real couple Joe and Sally Conforte, who opened America's first legal brothel in Nevada in the 1970s.

And despite starting her acting career almost two decades earlier than her co-star, Mirren admits she couldn't help feeling outwitted by the Goodfellas legend.

She tells Britain's Daily Express, "He's such an icon of American cinema so I...
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Helen Mirren Stands Up For Hookers, W**res & Prostitutes

June 30th, 2010 2:58pm EDT
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren has sympathy for sex workers. The actress plays a madam in new movie "Love Ranch."

She explained, "The human race is hypocritical. Sex will always be with us. Prostitution will always be with us. Hookers, w**res, prostitutes, whatever you may call them, are some of the most ignobled people in the world."

In the film, Helen and Joe Pesci star as a married couple whose faithfulness is tested with deadly results after starting Nevada's first legal brothel in this Capitol Films drama. The screenplay is based on a true story that ended with the death of boxer Oscar Bonavena at th...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse,' 'The Last Airbender,' & More

June 28th, 2010 9:47am EDT
The Last Airbender
Adam Sandler’s “Grown Ups” proved to be utterly disappointing from a comedic perspective. This largely unfunny film has me worried that some of my favorite former cast members of “Saturday Night Live” have fallen into the Eddie Murphy syndrome of making bad family comedies. Juvenile humor that lacks imagination and unenthusiastic performances from the actors make “Grown Ups” seem like it was just another paycheck for them. My Grade: C-

In “Knight and Day,” Tom Cruise makes his zany real life personality work for him on screen, as rogue secret agent Roy Miller. Miller is a suave spy w...
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Patrick Swayze Considered 'Zombieland' Cameo

September 21st, 2009 9:21pm EDT
Patrick Swayze obituary Zombieland
Patrick Swayze was considering poking fun at his two greatest movie roles as a zombie in a TV project that has become a much-hyped new film. The Dirty Dancing star was approached to play a member of the undead in horror comedy Zombieland, but had to turn the cameo down when he became ill.

Film writer Rhett Reese tells ShockTillYouDrop.com that Swayze, who passed away last week, was interested in a cameo when the Woody Harrelson movie was a TV pilot - and the writers planned to lampoon classic scenes in Ghost and Dirty Dancing.

He says, "It was many years ago, before he got sick. It wa...
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Angie Everhart Gives Birth To First Child

July 26th, 2009 5:03pm EDT
Angie Everhart
Actress Angie Everhart has welcomed her first child - and is thrilled with her "handsome" son.

The 39-year-old beauty gave birth to little Kayden Bobby Everhart on Friday via Caesarean section.

The star - who was engaged to Joe Pesci before they split last year - has become a single mum, and has still not revealed the name of the tot's father.

Everhart's representative says, "Both mom and baby are doing very well."

And the flame-haired siren is confident about her new role as a mother - she revealed last month that she isn't scared of raising her child single handed.

Sh...
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Bai Ling To Play Helen Mirren's Top Hooker

June 9th, 2009 9:02pm EDT
Bai Ling to play hooker in brothel
Actress Bai Ling has been added to Helen Mirren's bevy of beauties in a new film about a Las Vegas brothel - even though her audition was anything but normal.

The Wild Wild West star had to be persuaded to turn around after spending much of the Love Ranch screen test with her back to director Taylor Hackford, Mirren's husband.

Bai Ling explains, "He said, 'Turn around,' and I said, 'No, I'm not in a good mood.' I was not trying to please him, but to be myself. Taylor Hackford asked me, 'How do you seduce men?' I said, 'By not seducing them.' I just be there (sic)."

But, despi...
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Spotlight On The Best Big-Screen Lawyers

April 16th, 2009 10:00am EDT
Chicago
Lawyers have been around basically as long as the law has been present - even back in Ancient Rome and Greece there were men who would stand up and speak for the laws they made. Over the years the role of the lawyer has altered a few times, but it always comes back to truth, justice, and honesty ... or the exact opposite of those ideas.

Lawyers have gained a rather negative persona, either due to them wanting too much money or doing it for their own ego rather than what is right. Film often interprets reality, and so lawyers on screen are usually portrayed as either virtuous, helpful,...
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Spy Movies: Which One Is Your Favorite?

March 23rd, 2009 10:52am EDT
Duplicity
The movie Duplicity starring Clive Owen and Julia Roberts hit theaters this weekend. In the film, Owen, a former MI-6 agent, and Roberts, a former CIA agent, work together on a project, but neither feels they can completely trust each other. The word duplicity means to conceal one's true intentions by deceptive words or actions, and the title seems very fitting. The release is sure to be one of the more popular movies of the spring, and it got Starpulse thinking about the best spy movies.

One of the most entertaing spy movies is Arnold Schwarzenegger's True Lies, where he plays ...
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Angie Everhart To Have 'Abusive' Ex's Baby?

February 19th, 2009 3:06pm EST
Angie Everhart
Pregnant model/actress Angie Everhart is carrying the baby of the man she accused of domestic abuse, according to tabloid reports.

The Last Action Hero beauty announced her pregnancy last year, but has refused to reveal the identity of the baby's father. She split from her former fiancé Joe Pesci in April 2008, and went on to date struggling actor Chad Stansbury. Her romance with Stansbury turned sour last July, when Everhart called the police, claiming the actor beat and choked her at her West Hollywood home.

After a brief reunion with Goodfellas star Pesci, she went back to St...
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Angie Everhart Set To Be Single Mom

February 4th, 2009 11:40am EST
Angie Everhart
Model/actress Angie Everhart is set to become a first-time mom - and hopes to turn her pregnancy into a reality TV series.

The Last Action Hero beauty - who split from former fiancé Joe Pesci last April - is 14 weeks pregnant, but refuses to reveal the identity of the baby's father. She tells E! Online, "The dad is very nice and he's very excited about it, but we are not a couple. It's nobody you know."

And the star is shopping around her single-mum status to broadcasters in a bid to land her very own fly-on-the-wall show. She adds, "I decided to do a show about me being a singl...
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Ultimate Christmas Movies...Hits & Misses

December 25th, 2008 10:00am EST
Christmas
What do a speaking snowman, a suicidal father; a Terminating toy-hunter and a Ghostbuster all have in common? They've all played their parts in creating the best and worst Christmas movies ever made.

Yes, it's that time of year again when we plonk ourselves in front of the TV, stuffed to the hilt, and watch re-runs of festive films we've all seen dozens of times. But, where some melt our hearts with the pure pleasure of the Christmas spirit, others make us wish we were locked outside with our tongue stuck to a frozen lamppost.

How can we tell if a movie is a Christmas classic or...
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Angie Everhart Loses Choking Case

October 2nd, 2008 8:44am EDT
Angie Everhart
Angie Everhart's bid to bring choking charges against her ex-boyfriend has fallen flat because Los Angeles authorities have dropped the case.

Actor Chad Stansbury was accused of violently attacking Everhart during a fight in August, but officials representing the Los Angeles County District Attorney won't pursue the case because there isn't enough evidence to prosecute.

The actress/model, who recently reconciled with another ex-boyfriend - Joe Pesci - told police that Stansbury choked her during a heated argument and fled the scene, according to TMZ.com.

He was arrested and b...
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Joe Pesci And Angie Everhart Back Together?

September 3rd, 2008 12:00pm EDT
Joe Pesci
Actor Joe Pesci has sparked reports he has rekindled his romance with former fiancée Angie Everhart after they were spotted leaving a Los Angeles restaurant together on Tuesday night.

The 65-year-old Goodfellas star called off his engagement to supermodel Everhart in April, nine months after proposing to the 38-year-old. The couple had been together for seven years. Shortly after their split, Pesci was rumored to have moved on to his next love, flower shop owner Joey House, while Everhart was alleged to be dating little-known actor Chad Stansbury. The model's brief romance ended in Ju...
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Samuel L. Jackson: The Hardest Working Man in Hollywood

June 10th, 2008 9:07am EDT
Samuel L. Jackson
If you have seen more than 10 movies in your lifetime, Samuel L. Jackson was probably in at least 6 of them. You must have noticed that he is in a lot of movies. Often labeled as the hardest working man in Hollywood, he has starred in over 25 films, made countless cameos, and performed voice over roles.

While some movies instantly make you think of Jackson, such as Snakes on a Plane, Pulp Fiction and Coach Carter, there is a whole list of movies he has been in that you might not remember or even have noticed. The following list points out some of these roles and perhaps will make you ...
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Angie Everhart Arrested For DUI

April 28th, 2008 3:11pm EDT
Angie Everhart
Actress/model Angie Everhart has been arrested for drunk driving - just days after splitting from longtime love Joe Pesci. The 38-year-old was arrested shortly after 2am last Thursday in Los Angeles after failing a sobriety test.

According to TMZ.com, Everhart persuaded police officers to allow her to use the toilet in a nearby restaurant before taking the test, which she subsequently failed. She is also reported to have refused to take part in any chemical testing because she claimed her attorney had told her not to. The Denial star was held on $15,000 bail but was released later th...
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Joe Pesci & Angie Everhart Are No More

April 25th, 2008 10:04am EDT
Joe Pesci
Actor Joe Pesci has called it quits with his supermodel fiancee Angie Everhart. The 65-year-old Goodfellas star has ended his engagement to 38-year-old Everhart, nine months after proposing to the model.

The couple has been together for seven years.

And reports suggest the tough-talking actor has already moved on - he is rumored to be dating Joey House, the 43-year-old owner of a West Hollywood flower shop.

A friend told the National Enquirer, "Initially, Joe was disappointed when he realized it wasn't going to work between them, but he still adores Angie. But he and Joey se...
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Bai Ling: 'Break-Up Caused Shoplifting'

February 15th, 2008 2:17pm EST
Bai Ling
Chinese movie star Bai Ling has blamed her recent arrest for shoplifting on 'boyfriend troubles'.

The Crow actress was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly walking into a terminal gift shop in Los Angeles International Airport - taking two celebrity magazines and a pack of batteries without paying for her goods - worth just $16.

However Ling insists the episode was just part of a "crazy day", telling E! News the shoplifting was caused by her having to cope with the "huge problem of breaking up with her boyfriend (before) Valentine's Day."

Ling, 37, was reportedly on her w...
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