News for Dec. 20, 2005

Brody caught 'smuggling' mints for Jackson

12/20/05, 9:02 pm EST - Xoanon

Oscar winner Adrien Brody discovered knowing Peter Jackson gets you out of all sorts of trouble in the director's native New Zealand after he was stopped at customs for 'smuggling' breath mints into the country. The Pianist star was bringing the movie-maker his favourite menthol treats from America when customs officers decided to search his luggage. Brody recalls, "As a marketing gimmick for the thriller I did, The Jacket, they made up caffeinated breath mints in prescription pill bottles. I gave Peter some and he loved them. [More]