Sean Penn

Sean Penn files for legal separation from wife

Sean Penn files for legal separation from wifeWashington, Apr 30 : Actor Sean Penn has filed for legal separation from his wife of 13 years, Robin Wright Penn.

He filed the papers last Friday, Extra first reported.

The 48-year-old actor initially filed for divorce in December 2007. However, the petition was later dismissed. Three days later, Wright Penn, 43, filed her own paperwork. But in April 2008, the couple''s divorce petition was dismissed at their request.

The couple has two children together, daughter Dylan Frances, 18, and son Hopper Jack, 15, reports Us magazine.

Sean Penn recites TV documentary based on ‘child abuse scandal’

Sean Penn in talks to star in “Cartel”Washington, Mar 26 : Hollywood actor Sean Penn has narrated a TV documentary based on a child abuse scandal involving multifarious parents, who were jailed on bogus child-abuse charges in Bakersfield, California, in the Eighties.

The Oscar-winner has revealed that he feels very strongly about the documentary called ‘Witch Hunt’, and wants to acquaint public with the brutal face of the people in public office, who wrongly convicted innocent high-profile parents and wrecked countless families.

Sean Penn, Jim Carrey to star in ‘Three Stooges’

Sean Penn, Jim Carrey to star in ‘Three Stooges’Washington, Mar 26 : Oscar winner Sean Penn has been roped in to star alongside Jim Carrey in comedy film `The Three Stooges', about the slapstick antics of Moe and Curly Howard and Larry Fine.

While Carrey is in negotiations to play the role of Curly, Benicio del Toro is the front-runner for the leader, Moe. Penn has been signed on for the role of Larry, reports Variety.

Farrelly brothers will write and produce the movie.

Sean Penn in talks to star in “Cartel”

Sean Penn in talks to star in “Cartel”Washington, Mar 10 : American actor Sean Penn is said to be in talks for a role in upcoming movie "Cartel".

The movie is about Ed Marker's journey to protect his son after his wife is brutally murdered in the gritty world of Mexican cartels, and it had taken root at Imagine as a remake of 1993 Italian film "La scrota", reports Variety.

The Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment drama will have Asger Leth making his dramatic feature-directing debut, and its producer will be Brian Grazer, with Peter Craig as its scriptwriter.

Sean Penn hits out at anti-gay protesters

Sean Penn hits out at anti-gay protestersLondon, February 25 : Sean Penn has slammed anti-gay campaigners who gathered outside the recent Academy Awards to scuffle against same-sex weddings.

The actor bagged the Best Actor gong at the ceremony for his performance in `Milk' based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, who was the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California.

Speaking backstage on would he would like to say to the demonstrators, the 48-year-old expressed his disappointment with those in favour of a ban on gay marriages in California.

Sean Penn in talks to star in Fair Game

Sean Penn and his wife Robin Wright PennWashington, Feb 24 : Oscar winner Sean Penn is in talks to star in Fair Game based on the real life of CIA agent Valerie Plame.

Naomi Watts has been roped in to play the lead while Penn is in negotiations to star as Ambassador Joseph Wilson.

Wilson watched his wife''s CIA status become compromised after he wrote op-ed columns that accused the Bush Administration of manipulating intelligence about weapons of mass destruction to justify the invasion of Iraq, reports the Variety.