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What's cooking, Brad Pitt?

September 19, 2003 15:13 IST

It's not drugs. It's not movies. Hollywood heartthrob Brad Pitt (Seven, Fight Club) is addicted to cooking.

Jennifer Aniston and Brad PittIn an interview to German Bella magazine, Pitt reveals how he and wife, Jennifer Aniston (The Good Girl, Bruce Almighty) love to watch all the cookery shows on television.

Pitt goes on to describe cooking as a 'form of art', mentions a report on

When not drooling over food, Pitt is filming Wolfgang Peterson's The Trojan War, where he plays Achilles.

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Cate BlanchettNext in line is Australian actress Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy). According to a snippet on Internet Movie Database Inc, Blanchett is expecting her second baby around Spring 2004 with screenwriter husband Andrew Upton.

The star of Veronica Guerin has walked out of the film Closer opposite Jude Law (Gattaca, A.I.) owing to her present condition.

Blanchett is currently residing in England with hubby and her two-year old son, Dashiell.

Loren's fave director is her son

Italian actress Sophia Loren is extremely pleased about working in her son's film.

Los Angeles Times' Liz Smith met the two during the promotion of Loren's son Edoardo Ponti's directorial debut Between Strangers in New York.

Loren says Ponti is the best director she has worked with so far.

Between Strangers features Loren, Mira Sorvino, Deborah Kara Unger, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Pete Postlethwaite, Gérard Depardieu and Malcolm McDowell.

Thirty year old Ponti says being in the filmbusiness is like being a shoemaker. It was natural to inherit the family profession. Father Carlo Ponti is a big time movie producer.

Depp, Del Toro together again!

What happens when Johnny Depp (Pirates of The Caribbean, Once Upon A Time In Mexico) and Benicio Del Toro (Traffic, The Usual Suspects) come together?

They write The Rum Diary. Actually, it is the name of their new film together.

Johnny DeppAs a follow-up to their previous stint together, Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, the duo will team in this second adaptation of Hunter S Thompson's novel, according to a report on Guardian Unlimited.

Unlike Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, which was helmed by Terry Gilliam, The Rum Diary will be directed by Oscar winner Del Toro (for Traffic).

Although critically acclaimed, Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas didn't perform well at the US box office. Perhaps The Rum Diary will have better luck?

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