Gerard Depardieu to play Stalin in new film

2015-12-30 14:58

Larger-than-life French actor Gerard Depardieu is to play Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in a forthcoming movie.

Gerard Depardieu claims he drinks up to 14 bottles fo wine a day

2014-09-19 04:00

Gerard Depardieu claims he drinks up to 14 bottles of wine a day and begins his day with champagne at 10:00 in the morning.

Depardieu still true loves France

2013-08-24 07:00

Veteran French actor Gerard Depardieu has insisted that the controversy over his quitting France was "a big misunderstanding" and that he still loves his country.

Depardieu hurt in Moscow car crash

2013-06-25 16:38

French movie star Gerard Depardieu was slightly injured in a car accident in central Moscow, where he is shooting scenes of his latest film, Russian media has reported.

Depardieu seeks Algerian passport

2013-06-16 21:16

French actor and new Russian national Gerard Depardieu says he is applying for an Algerian passport and possibly others, describing himself a "world citizen".

Gerard Depardieu a court no-show

2013-04-05 15:05

A lawyer for French actor Gerard Depardieu says the actor again couldn't make it in court to face drunken driving charges.

Depardieu denies he left France over tax

2013-03-18 13:05

Calling France a "sad" place led by an uninspired government, actor Gerard Depardieu has dealt his former country a healthy dose of criticism, but denied he left for tax reasons.

Depardieu: I'm still a French citizen

2013-01-08 13:49

French Actor Gerard Depardieu has denied allegations that he accepted a Russian passport to escape the taxman in France, and claims he is still a French citizen.

Gerard Depardieu granted Russian citizenship

2013-01-03 12:07

Gerard Depardieu, the French actor who has been sparring with his native country over taxes, has been granted Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin.

Depardieu must prove he loves Belgium

2012-12-17 22:03

Gerard Depardieu may find acquiring Belgian nationality a tough business with a senior official saying that the French tax exile would have to prove a real love for Belgium's culture.


French actor Gerard Depardieu reveals he was a gigolo and thief in his new book

2014-10-07 10:39

Renowned French actor, Gerard Depardieu has revealed that he worked as a male escort before being spotted by a talent scout.

Gerard Depardieu becomes Belgium citizen

2013-08-26 20:30

French actor Gerard Depardieu has became an honorary citizen of Belgium despite obtaining Russian citizenship in January to avoid paying taxes in his native country.

Depardieu back in Paris for Fifa film

2013-08-06 19:43

Veteran French actor Gerard Depardieu is shooting a film in Paris for the first time since he sparked a huge outcry by leaving France for tax reasons and taking Russian nationality.

Drunk driving costs Depardieu his licence

2013-06-21 13:13

A Paris court has fined "Franco-Russian" actor Gerard Depardieu about R54 000 for driving under the influence and withdrew his driver's licence for six months.

Strauss-Kahn sex scandal film leaks online

2013-05-17 15:40

The sex scandal surrounding disgraced ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has returned to Cannes when clips of an upcoming film about the affair leaked onto the internet.

Gerard Depardieu due back in court

2013-04-05 12:34

Gerard Depardieu has to appear in a Paris court to face a drink-driving charge, but it is unclear whether the eccentric French actor would show up after skipping a previous court date.

Depardieu ready to appear before court

2013-01-09 09:16

French star Gerard Depardieu, who allegedly skipped out on a drunk driving court appearance, has said he is ready to appear before the tribunal "when they want".

Gerard Depardieu welcomes Russian passport

2013-01-04 17:01

Gerard Depardieu, who has threatened to relocate outside France to protest a planned 75% income tax, has welcomed the Russian passport he was recently granted.

Putin offers Depardieu Russian passport

2012-12-20 12:18

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he is ready to offer French movie star Gerard Depardieu a Russian passport to resolve his tax row, calling him a friend.

Depardieu kisses French passport goodbye

2012-12-16 20:25

A French paper says actor Gerard Depardieu is giving up his French passport in a dispute over taxes.

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