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JAMES BOND LEGEND Roger Moore had warm and witty words for most of his co-stars. However, when he starred in The Man With The Golden Gun alongside Britt Ekland, Christopher Lee, Maud Adams and Hervé Villechazector he once described one of them as a "diseased sex maniac."
JAMES BOND was almost played by Clint Eastwood after Sean Connery left the role after feuding with producers, but the Western star declined. In the end, George Lazenby and then Roger Moore bagged the role, but the Dirty Harry legend has no regrets over missing out on 007 for a very specific reason.
DEAN MARTIN and Jerry Lewis filmed their final movie scenes together 66 years ago today on Hollywood or Bust, but wouldn't talk to each other on set or in private for 20 years after due to their bitter feud. Their last film also featured a surprising "cameo" by Elvis Presley before he even made his first movie Love Me Tender.
SEAN CONNERY made an angry admission over his last film appearance which he claimed sped up his retirement, unearthed accounts show.
SEAN CONNERY was a proud man who knew his worth. So when the former James Bond actor realised something was very different between his employment and that of his colleague, Robert Redford, on A Bridge Too Far, he did the only thing he thought was right: He went on strike.
LISA MARIE PRESLEY has had a touching interview with Elvis movie star Austin Butler in the Jungle Room at Graceland. Elvis Presley's daughter says she feels "so protective of him" and that the actor "honoured my father in every way possible".
SEAN CONNERY was determined to give his best efforts during the filming of the 1978 film The First Great Train Robbery, which included hot embers and running across a moving train - but the James Bond star's wife was furious when she found out.
PAUL MCCARTNEY's Live and Let Die James Bond theme is one of the best-loved of the franchise, however, the 007 producers of the Roger Moore classic really didn't believe in it and wanted to drop it.
DIRTY DANCING legends Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey created incredible chemistry on screen but famously clashed behind the scenes, leaving her in tears. Shockingly, Swayze even wanted that iconic ending completely changed so that Johnny ended up with the woman who looked like the actor's own wife!
ELVIS PRESLEY's last girlfriend Ginger Alden, who discovered his body, has publicly lamented how her special times with The King in his final year, full of optimism for the future, haven't been included in his story yet. She thanked a fan who claimed "they erased you from the Graceland displays" as both her and the music icon's other major ex after divorcing Priscilla Presley, Linda Thompson, are not set to feature in Baz Luhrmann's Elvis biopic.
PATRICK SWAYZE's Dirty Dancing co-star Jennifer Grey admitted she wanted to tell the film star she was "so sorry" after tensions between the pair on set, unearthed accounts show.
KATHARINE HEPBURN mocked fellow actress and rival Jane Fonda after the pair clashed over the number of Oscars they might win, unearthed accounts show.
HUMPHREY BOGART delivered a blunt assessment of his classic and successful film Casablanca, once describing it as "ridiculous and unbelievable", unearthed accounts show.
KATHARINE HEPBURN had a perilous time while filming African Queen in the 1950s, so much so that she was left with an illness that could have been life-threatening. Humphrey Bogart and director John Huston managed to avoid it with an unexpected method - however, they were busy dealing with leeches for one harrowing scene.
PETER FINCH gave a sombre reality of death catching him after the Academy Award winner admitted he "sometimes stared" at his own coffin, unearthed accounts show.
AUDREY HEPBURN once admitted she "didn't understand why people saw her as beautiful", as the acclaimed actress discussed her incredible career, unearthed accounts show.
LISA MARIE PRESLEY attended the Graceland premiere of Baz Luhrmann's Elvis movie biopic earlier this week and has now shared how she has "so much love" for Austin Butler, Tom Hanks and the rest of the cast.
LIGHTYEAR hits cinemas today and has three end credits scenes, with a third teasing an inevitable sequel to the Toy Story spin-off.
NEXT JAMES BOND candidate Sam Heughan has been one of the most likely stars to take on the role of 007 after Daniel Craig stepped down, and now the Outlander actor has confessed he would love to join the series after previously losing out to another British star.
There are some very pleasing performances in this classy drama from French director François Ozon.
JOHNNY DEPP helped out an Australian actor in the 1990s after he reacted badly to some drugs. After the medics had cleared the unwell star, the Pirates of the Caribbean icon delivered some grave advice to the actor before it was too late - just like it was with his friend, River Phoenix.
JAMES BOND hopeful Henry Cavill has made a sly dig at the role of a lifetime in a new video starring him. The footage promotes a product sponsored by him. The star has been one of the most likely candidates for the incredible role for months - but he might not want it.
A strange film, this one. Written by comic Katy Brand, it's an only occasionally amusing two-hander that makes a serious point about female sexual liberation and argues for the legalisation of prostitution.
After playing a rookie pilot in Top Gun: Maverick, Miles Teller comes back down to earth with this slight Netflix sci-fi.
ELVIS PRESLEY was with Linda Thompson for almost five years and she was the first person daughter Lisa Marie called when he died. Yet, she is not shown in the new Baz Luhrman biopic. The Oscar-nominated songwriter posted a series on images with the message: "No one can ever take away your knowledge of the TRUTH."
Thought Toy Story 4 was a desperate cash grab from a worn-out franchise? Well, here's an origin story for the plastic astronaut.
FRANK SINATRA used more than his golden voice and blue eyes to seduce stars from Marlene Dietrich and Ava Gardner to Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly - including apparently after she was married to Prince Rainier of Monaco. One screen queen famously said: "He is only 110 pounds, but 10 pounds of it is c..."
BING CROSBY was devastated to discover his lover Grace Kelly in bed with another major Hollywood player after her Oscar win. To add insult to injury, it was the star who had also beaten Bing to Best Actor that same night.
BING CROSBY's emotional support to those serving in World War 2 was only realised years after the conflict when his family stumbled upon a lost letter he had written, archive reports show.
GRACE KELLY's son, Prince Albert of Monaco, once spoke of how he hoped his late former Hollywood actress mother "would be proud" of what he had achieved, unearthed accounts show.
DAME Julie Andrews is surrounded by a few of her favourite things as she is reunited with the five surviving von Trapp children from The Sound of Music.
CYD CHARISSE was left "black and blue" by Gene Kelly who was "rougher" than her other dancing partner Fred Astaire, unearthed accounts show.
TOM HANKS is well known for being one of the nicest guys in Hollywood, but the Oscar-winner once had a major falling out with a fellow acting legend that led to their immediate dismissal. Director Ron Howard remembered them both being "compelled" in trying to talk to him about it and said how "disappointing" it all was.
CAPTAIN AMERICA star Chris Evans bowed out spectacularly from the MCU in Avengers Endgame, but there's always a way for him to return. The Steve Rogers actor admits his fears over getting it wrong, but confirms one thing must be in order and then he would be all set for more Marvel movies.
ROBERT DE NIRO hasn't made a movie with Mickey Rourke since their only film Angel Heart. Over thirty years later and the latter publicly blasted, "Now I don't look up to him no more; I look through him!"
JUDY GARLAND would have been 100 today. Still most famous for The Wizard of Oz, the tragic star's once defiantly said: "I wanted to believe and I tried my damnedest to believe in the rainbow that I tried to get over - and I couldn't. SO WHAT?" Yet even her early teenage days on set as Dorothy were a "nightmare."
ROBERT DE NIRO - who appears on screens in comedy flick Dirty Grandpa tonight - was once embroiled in a row with Leonardo DiCaprio which led to the Titanic star earning his first major role, unearthed accounts show.
JAMES STEWART became an iconic American actor from the 1930s onwards, but the studio that represented him, MGM, were extremely worried about his private life. In a last-ditch attempt to clear his name, the studio's head forced the actor to "get with at least two broads".
JAMES STEWART found himself in an on-set romance with actress Marlene Dietrich during the filming of Destry Rides Again. But even though he was "visibly aroused" by the star during filming, he eventually broke things off. Not before he allegedly betrayed the star, leaving Orson Welles to "force" her to go to a doctor.
JOHN WAYNE suffered from ill-health for the last 15 years of his life, being hospitalised for two weeks on his last movie The Shootist with influenza. At one point, doctors were even unsure if they would allow Duke to complete his final picture, in which he played an old gunslinger with cancer.
JOHN WAYNE - who appears in How the West Was Won today - appeared as a vital character in the Star Wars franchise via voiceover, but was unrecognisable to his legions of loyal fans.
TOP GUN MAVERICK brings Val Kilmer back on screen as Iceman opposite Tom Cruise, despite losing his voice to throat cancer seven years ago. The actor has described his elation at the role and what it was like to be finally reunited after all these years and 'speak' on screen.
ERROL FLYNN could have his pick of women but destroyed his friendship with a fellow male Hollywood star when he made sexual advances and was outraged to be rejected.
BETTE DAVIS - who will appear on screens in Death on the Nile this afternoon - had an "indestructible" temper that helped change the face of Hollywood for men and women after she fought Warner Bros over a ban on making films, unearthed accounts show.
JOHNNY DEPP fans have a "huge appetite" for his return as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean 6, according to a former Disney executive. The insider said they "absolutely believe" that after winning his defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard, "there is just too much potential box office treasure" at the ready to not consider a comeback.
There's a freestanding bath, a baby grand piano, and it's surrounded by exquisitely manicured gardens. But Airbnb missed out a couple of vital details about this upmarket holiday rental.
ELVIS PRESLEY and Ann-Margret dated while shooting Viva Las Vegas after realising they were "virtual mirror images" of each other. One day, they spontaneously treated the Memphis Mafia to a private performance as cats that came from a shared "odd, embarrassing and wonderful sensation" they shared.
ELVIS PRESLEY famously pursued many of his leading ladies off-screen and was a little shocked when King Creole co-star and Addams family icon Carolyn Jones begged him not to even kiss her on screen. Unfortunately, it was rooted in personal struggles that would later come to define and destroy her career and her life.
REX HARRISON was "an appalling human being" on the My Fair Lady film set and tried to have "that b**ch" Julie Andrews fired from the stage production. His Cleopatra co-star said you had to "approach him with a fire-hose" while another threatened to break his leg. Harrison's unforgivable behaviour even lead to him being famously struck by waiters and one old lady. And these days he has inspired a famously rude cartoon character.
TONY CURTIS AND JANET LEIGH were Hollywood's golden couple but rows, jealousies and womanising tore them apart. Sammy Davis Jr said of him: "He's a fool, he puts everything at risk because of women." Curtis himself admitted "I had more action than Mount Vesuvius - men, women, animals! I loved it."