London, Jan 11 : Richard Gere will be starring in 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2' opposite Dame Judi Dench , Bill Nighy and Dev Patel, it has been revealed.
The production of the film, which will be directed by John Madden, has begun in India, the BBC reported.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel sequel will see Patel's character Sonny and hotel co-manager Muriel, played by Dame Maggie Smith, continue with their business.
London, Oct 8 : Hollywood actor Richard Gere's flirtatious nature reportedly led to his split from his wife, actress Carey Lowell.
Showbizspy. com reports that The National Enquirer has revealed that Gere, 64, attempted to bed one of Lowell's close friends.
Los Angeles, Dec 20 : Actor Richard Gere says he did not know about his Golden Globe nomination as he was travelling.
The 63-year-old has been nominated for his role of manager Robert Miller in "Arbitrage".
"I was in India (when the nominations were announced), and my phone wasn't working. But when I got to the coast in south India, all of a sudden my phone worked. I turned it on and had 50 messages.
New York, December 19 : Richard Gere has revealed that he came to know of his Golden Globe Best Actor nomination when he was in India.
Gere, who won a Globe for "Chicago," was apparently having problems with his phone, which had stopped working at the time when nominations were announced.
"I was in India, and my phone wasn't working," he told the New York Post at a lunch for the film `Arbitrage' at Monkey Bar.
New Delhi, Sep 25 - Malayalam superstar Mammootty and Hollywood icon Richard Gere will share the red carpet on the opening night of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival.
The sixth edition of the festival will run Oct 11-20, with the screening of 81 feature length films and 84 short films representing 48 countries.
Los Angeles, Aug 23 - Actor Richard Gere will be honoured with a special award at the Zurich Film Festival, set to begin Sep 20.
The actor will be conferred the Golden Icon Award for his career achievements, reports contactmusic. com.
"Richard Gere is an extraordinary man whose accomplishments in Hollywood are equalled by his humanitarian achievements. We're honoured to recognise his amazing career," festival director Karl Spoerri said.
New Delhi, Jan 11 : Terming the Tibetan struggle as a movement towards true democracy, Hollywood superstar Richard Gere Wednesday said China would have to kill every Tibetan in order to change them.
New Delhi, Jan 10 : If the grapevine is to believed, Hollywood biggie Richard Gere may feature in "I Am Kalam" fame director Nila Madhab Panda's next, an untitled project based on the issue of world food security.
Gere, a regular to India thanks to his Buddhist beliefs, was offered the role of a foreigner who visits India and gets involved with the socio-political set up of a village.
Patna, Jan 2 - Hollywood star Richard Gere is attending a religious discourse on Buddhism by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the 10-day Kalachakra puja in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, officials said Monday.
An official at a Tibetan monastery said Gere arrived in Bodh Gaya Sunday.
The Dalai Lama Sunday opened the Kalachakra puja, being held for world peace, at Buddhist holy site Bodh Gaya, about 110 km from here.
Melbourne, Oct 12 : Richard Gere’s American vintage guitar collection has fetched nearly one million dollars at an auction in New York City.
Gere’s 110 guitars and amplifiers, which included brands like CF Martin, Gibson, Fender and Gretsch, and guitars once owned by blues guitarist Albert King and reggae musician Peter Tosh, were sold at Christie’s auction house on Tuesday.
London, Sep 3 : Actor Richard Gere has dislocated his shoulder while filming a fight scene for "The Double", causing production to be put on hold for six weeks.
Gere insisted on doing the fight scene with the British actor Tamer Hassan for "The Double".
Hassan says that his illustrious co-star, who turned 61 this week, should, however, be given top marks for his pluck, reports telegraph. co. uk.
London, Feb 10 : Pretty Woman, the 1990 romance starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, has landed the top spot in a list of favourite Valentine''s Day movies.
Picked up by over 3,500 men and women in the UK, the film pipped other flicks like Four Weddings And A Funeral, Sleepless In Seattle and Notting Hill in the Radio Times poll.
New York, Jan 18 : The employees of restaurant owned by Richard Gere and his wife are struggling to get their paychecks for over three months.
Gere with partner Russell Hernandez took over the Bedford Post Inn, the tony Westchester farmhouse and revamped it into an eight-room inn, restaurant, cafe and yoga studio.
However, according to the insiders, some yoga instructors at the inn who earn up to 75 dollars per class have had payment delayed for up to three months at a time.
The actor failed to seek the appropriate permission before having around 200 trees removed from the grounds of his estate in Pound Ridge, Westchester, New York, in a move which has perplexed local residents, reports contactmusic. com.
"This is a town where money isn't an issue. What matters are good manners and caring about the community. People have been supportive of him, but I'm not sure what he was thinking," said one of his neighbours, on condition of anonymity.
Washington, October 10 : Richard Gere has stopped reading tabloid magazines – because they’re ‘a waste of energy’.
The ‘Pretty Woman’ heartthrob revealed that he put an end to reading press articles after one claimed that the actor had stuck a hamster up his bottom.
"I stopped reading the press a long time ago,” Contactmusic quoted him as saying.
Washington, Sept 26 : American actor Richard Gere says that he can draw parallels from the movie “Nights In Rodanthe” to his own life.
The movie, which features a story about second chances, reminds him of his own life and career.
“People who have the kind of careers we do, certainly have made a choice to do this,” CBS News quoted Gere as telling Early Show co-anchor Harry Smith.
Washington, Sept 16 : Richard Gere is in negotiations to reunite with his ‘An Officer and A Gentleman’ co-star Debra Winger on Broadway.
Gere is the favourite to replace Bill Pullman in the upcoming revival of Guess Who''s Coming To Dinner? opposite Winger, reports FoxNews. com.
Pullman was forced to pull out of the production because of a reported scheduling conflict.
If Gere accepts the role, it will be his first Broadway stint since he appeared in Bent in the early 1980s.
Washington, April 22: Virginia Madsen has signed on to join Hilary Swank and Richard Gere in Mira Nair’s Amelia Earhart biopic ‘Amelia’.
The film chronicles the rocky relationship between the famed aviator (Swank) and publisher-promoter George Putnam (Gere), whom Earhart eventually married, reports Variety.
London, April 16 : Mira Nair is set to direct Richard Gere in Avalon Pictures' Amelia Earhart biopic.
Gere is starring opposite Hilary Swank in the film, which revolves around the rocky relationship between the famed aviator and her husband, publisher George Putnam.
Washington, Apr 15 : American actor Richard Gere is said to have landed himself in a conflict with the wealthy locals and town officials, thanks to his upstate New York restaurant.
The reason behind the fight is a fence, which locals claim is spoiling their view, and which they are demanding the actor tear down.
New York, April 14 : Hollywood star Richard Gere has agreed to mend a cedar fence he has built outside his new country inn in Bedford, after being intimated by the authorities that its measurements are inconsistent with the town code.
The "Chicago" actor decided to put up the 180-foot-long, 5-foot-high fence after people in the vicinity complained that they did not want to see the inn's parking lot.
Washington, Apr 12 : Actor Richard Gere has revealed that he is not ashamed of the obscenity charges he faced in India after publicly kissing Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty, insisting that he sees the whole episode as an act of courage.
Washington, Mar 16 : American actor Richard Gere has criticised China for its recent bloody Himalayan protest and has again urged the world to boycott the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The ‘Pretty Woman’ star, who had turned into a Tibet activist, was horrified at the bloody turn of events at the Himalayan protest of Chinese rule in Tibet which took place on Friday 14Mar08.
New Delhi, Mar 14: The Supreme Court will today hear Hollywood star Richard Gere's plea for stay on an arrest warrant issued against him by trial courts in connection with the kissing row involving actor Shilpa Shetty.
Gere will also seek permission from the court to meet his teacher Dalai Lama.
New Delhi, Feb 11: The Supreme Court today issued notices on a plea of Hollywood actor Richard Gere, that sought stay on an arrest warrant against him for kissing Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty at an AIDS awareness rally in New Delhi last year.
The arrest warrant was issued by different courts in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
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