Latest Brosnan Stories

2009-05-28 09:34:13

A photographer has filed a lawsuit against Chris Brown in Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming the singer's bodyguard assaulted him after he snapped a picture. Robert Rosen, who two years ago accused Irish actor Pierce Brosnan of hitting him outside a restaurant, is suing Brown for assault and battery, E! News said. The Brosnan case was eventually dismissed. The Brown lawsuit stems from a March 13 incident, in which Rosen took the singer's picture during a pickup basketball game at a Los...

2009-01-09 13:04:35

Pierce Brosnan, Sandra Bullock, Gerard Butler, Sean Combs and Zac Efron have agreed to be presenters at the upcoming Golden Globes show in Los Angeles. The 66th annual Golden Globe Awards presentation is to be telecast live on NBC Sunday from The Beverly Hilton. Brosnan, Bullock, Butler, Combs and Efron join previously announced presenters Simon Baker, Drew Barrymore, Glenn Close, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cameron Diaz, Aaron Eckhart, Laurence Fishburne, Ricky Gervais, Jake Gyllenhaal, Salma Hayek,...

2008-09-09 18:00:00

ARE we a nation of movie lovers? It seems so. This year, the British public has spent a fortune on going to see various blockbusting films, despite the fact it costs an arm and a leg to do so. How a family can afford to keep up with the latest releases, especially when you consider extra costs, such as petrol to get there, plus popcorn, soft drinks, hot dogs and the like, is a mystery, but nevertheless, many manage it. The summer has been dominated by two very different offerings -...

2008-08-24 18:00:18

By EDDIE FITZMAURICE ACTOR Pierce Brosnan has admitted growing up without a dad inspired him to shower his own sons with love. The Mamma Mia! star - who has two boys Dylan Thomas, 11, and Paris Beckett, seven, with wife Keely Shaye Smith - said his upbringing was the biggest influence on how he raises his children. Navan man Pierce, 55, whose dad walked out when he was young, said: "I want my boys to feel like they belong and know the love of family. "I'm very aware of how precious...

2008-07-27 18:00:27

By JAMES KELLY MAMMA Mia! star and James Bond hunk Pierce Brosnan is making plans for his old age after finding 00HEAVEN. The Irish actor is thinking of settling in Hawaii for good after getting a taste of paradise with wife Keely and their two young kids. Pierce, 55, said: "To get away, we bought a nice place. We've been living there for the last three years. It's heavenly. "That's a real kind of luxury to be able to do that. I don't know, I might retire there. You never know...

2008-07-18 09:00:47

By Jeff Vice Deseret News MAMMA MIA! THE MOVIE -- *** -- Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried; rated PG-13 (vulgarity, profanity, brief drugs, slurs, brief partial nudity) To paraphrase some song lyrics from ABBA, Meryl Streep, you can dance. You can sing pretty well, too. Pierce Brosnan? Your singing and dancing skills leave a little to be desired. Though it certainly isn't for lack of trying. These two Hollywood stars are the biggest names in the movie version of the hit...

2008-07-16 18:00:26

By MAEVE QUIGLEY WITH that slicked hair and immaculate dress sense Dylan Brosnan is a real chip off the old block. The 11-year-old mirrored his famous dad Pierce's razor-sharp style when he was spotted out and about with the former Bond star in New York. Pierce brought Dylan with him to the Ed Sullivan Theatre when he made an appearance on the Late Show With David Letterman to promote his new film Mamma Mia. The Abba-based movie has opened up a whole new career phase for the man...

2008-07-16 12:01:05

Pierce Brosnan and Morgan Freeman are set to star in Danny DeVito's big-screen adaptation of the U.S. novel, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. Variety.com said Saoirse Ronan has also signed on to headline the movie for which DeVito penned the screenplay, based on Avi's young adult book. DeVito, who will also direct, is expected to start shooting in September. Ronan, a young Irish actress who garnered raves for her performance in Atonement last year, is to play the title...

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