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Marlon Brando's French Polynesian Island Being Used for Zika Research

Marlon Brando's French Polynesian Island Being Used for Zika Research

Originally posted 03/09/2016 02:35PM

Marlon Brando fell in love with the lush, private South Pacific atoll, Tetiaroa, while filming the 1962 film Mutiny on the Bounty – the Oscar winner purchased his beloved chain of islands in 1967 in the hopes they could be used as a location for research and education on biodiversity and sustainability.

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Watch Robert Duvall Reminisce About Godfather Costar Marlon Brando: 'He Had His Own Sense of Reality'

Originally posted 11/06/2015 02:00PM

Godfather fans aren't the only ones who put Marlon Brando on a pedestal – his costars and close friends were just as impressed by his remarkable talent.

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Marlon Brando's Harley Is for Sale | The Wild One, Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando's Harley Is for Sale

Originally posted 06/25/2015 12:20AM

Want to truly feel like The Wild One?

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Oscar No-Shows: 9 Winners Who Weren't There to Accept the Big Award

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Oscar No-Shows: 9 Winners Who Weren't There to Accept the Big Award

Originally posted 02/23/2015 07:45AM

The Oscars sum up Hollywood quite tidily: The most popular people get together to find out who has been selected as being especially notable, and then everyone claps. If you're the type who likes attention – and let's face it, most who excel in Hollywood do – getting that moment onstage is a dream come true.

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Weird Oscar: The Strangest Moments at Hollywood's Biggest Night

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Weird Oscar: The Strangest Moments at Hollywood's Biggest Night

Originally posted 02/22/2015 09:45AM

The Academy Awards offer a huge, guaranteed audience of both industry and civilian fans. That makes it a unique opportunity for stars and non-stars alike to act out with the assurance that someone, somewhere will be paying attention to them.

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Johnny Depp Finds Newfound Acting Freedom in 'Not Giving a F---'

Johnny Depp Finds Newfound Acting Freedom in 'Not Giving a F---'

Originally posted 11/26/2014 12:15PM

Johnny Depp says he's liberated himself from a longtime personal burden of often caring too much about his acting by following the artistic philosophy of the late Marlon Brando.

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The Godfather Mansion Hits the Market for Almost $3 Million

The Godfather Mansion Hits the Market for Almost $3 Million

Originally posted 11/13/2014 03:55PM

What's even better than buying Don Corleone's coat? Buying the house where the iconic 1972 movie The Godfather was filmed.

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The Godfather That Could Have Been: Francis Ford Coppola's Hand-Written Casting Notes | The Godfather

The Godfather That Could Have Been: Francis Ford Coppola's Hand-Written Casting Notes

Originally posted 06/23/2014 02:40PM

Today, the notion of casting The Godfather differently verges on heresy, but a list of actors hand-written by director Francis Ford Coppola himself offers a look at a parallel-dimension version of the mafia classic.

Laurence Olivier in the titular Godfather role instead of Marlon Brando?

Dustin Hoffman or Martin Sheen as Michael Corleone instead of Al Pacino?

Ben Gazzara or John Saxon as Sonny instead of James Caan? ("Jimmy," per Coppola's notes.)

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