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Richard Gere

Half-truths spun about hollywood effort

It seems rumours of Infernal Affairs co-director Andrew Lau Wai-keung getting dumped from his Hollywood project are not altogether true.

Monday, 12 March, 2007, 12:00am

Willis and Gere clash in deadly showdown

The 'Jackal' (Bruce Willis) is a ruthless assassin hired by international cut-throats to eliminate someone at the very top of the United States' government. His price is US$70 million (HK$541 million).

He's good at changing his identity and slipping from place to place. Everything about this hitman remains a mystery.

18 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Eye of the beholder

It's always good to hear from readers. This week, I received two letters, both with pertinent things to say.

The first was from a gentleman (who, I'm sure, wishes to remain anonymous), wanting to point out that I was a 'little harsh' on Fiona Carver.

'I tuned in to Movie Watch just to see what you were writing about and I have to say you were a little harsh.

11 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

YEAH, RIGHT

'Some around Richard Gere believe the revival of the talk in 1990 [about the actor's alleged involvement with a hamster] was part of a campaign by the Chinese Government to discredit its enemies in the Tibetan liberation movement by discrediting Tibet's most conspicuous friend.' Esquire magazine interview with Richard Gere, September1995

27 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Gere's surface charm

RICHARD Gere, that fatuous ham who is happily married to Cindy Crawford but getting divorced anyway, is none too pretty in Pretty Woman (Pearl, 9.30pm).

He, and director Garry Marshall, the sophisticated talent who gave us Laverne And Shirley, come a cropper in this happy hooker harangue.

17 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Streisand concert hits right note for Terri

BUMPED into the unfailingly scrumptious Terri Chao who is just back from the US of A where she's been enjoying an extended festive break with shipping tycoon hubby Cecil and their infant son Roman.

14 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Ross takes a walk on the wild side

JONATHAN Ross, Channel 4's young Turk - or young turkey, depending on your viewpoint - hosts a new, three-part infotainment series Americana (Pearl, 8.30pm), a look at the off-beat side of US life that he promises will ''either make you want to rush out and emigrate to America the next day, or convince you never ever to go there''.

6 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Gere role boost for AIDS movie

THE American cable television channel Home Box Office is having an easier time casting And the Band Plays On, the movie version of Ray Shilts' best-selling book on the history of AIDS.

Several big names in Hollywood were reluctant to take on the project - apparently for fear of being associated with the disease.

11 Jan 1993 - 12:00am