02:43 AM EDT 08/25/2014

Add PEOPLE News

Terry Gilliam

Credit: Charles Sykes/REX USA
Monty Python to Reunite

Monty Python to Reunite

Originally posted 11/19/2013 08:25AM

No joke: Monty Python are reuniting!

The five surviving members of the famed British cult comedy group – John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Eric Idle – are preparing to make a comeback almost 45 years since their first TV shows together.

"We're getting together and putting on a show – it's real," Jones confirmed to the BBC early Tuesday. "I'm quite excited about it. I hope it makes us a lot of money. I hope to be able to pay off my mortgage!"

Read More

Credit: John Stanton/Getty, RALPH DOMINGUEZ/GLOBE
Heath Ledger Not Another River Phoenix, Says Director | Heath Ledger, River Phoenix

Heath Ledger Not Another River Phoenix, Says Director

Originally posted 12/15/2008 10:15AM

Don't glorify Heath Ledger as another iconic Hollywood burnout, says the director of his last movie.

Terry Gilliam – who worked with Ledger just days before the January tragedy – says, "When he died, there were all these nonsensical stories coming out about Heath Ledger, James Dean and River Phoenix, all destroyed by the system."

But, in a tribute published in Britain's Observer Magazine, Gilliam insists the actor's demise was simply "an absurd accident." (His death was ruled an accidental overdose of prescription drugs.)

Read More

Advertisement

Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues

Got a News Tip?

Send it to our People.com editors!

EMAIL US

News Archive

From Our Partners