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Hugh Jackman Is Harry Houdini For Broadway Stint

Hugh Jackman will take the lead role in 'Houdini' on Broadway. The 'Real Steel' actor is set to portray magician Harry Houdini in the play - which has been penned by 'The Social Network' screenwriter...

Hugh Jackman Plans Broadway Return

Hugh Jackman is set to return to Broadway to play Harry Houdini.The 'Real Steel' actor will star as the famed illusionist in 'Houdini' which will be penned by 'West Wing' scribe Aaron Sorkin and is...

Social Network's Sorkin Asked To Write Jobs Movie

The Social Network screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has been asked to write a biopic of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.The Oscar-winning filmmaker has confirmed a movie about Jobs is in the pipeline following the death of...

Aaron Sorkin Breaks Nose

Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is nursing a broken nose after a writing exercise went wrong.The Social Network screenwriter had a visibly swollen and bruised nose when he turned up to a pre-Emmy Awards event in...

Aaron Sorkin Gets New Hbo Series

Aaron Sorkin has had his TV pilot picked up for a series by Hbo which will start with 10 initial episodes. The series currently working under the title 'More As This Story Develops' is about...

Jesse Eisenberg: 'Social Network Success Was A Surprise'

Jesse Eisenberg feels he did a "better job" in 'Holy Rollers' than 'The Social Network'. The 27-year-old actor - who was nominated for an Oscar for his performance in the movie about the founding of...

Sorkin Cancels His Facebook Account

The writer of The Social Network , the movie about Facebook, has closed his Facebook account. Appearing at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Aaron Sorkin acknowledged that his views about social media in...

Olivia Munn To Play 'Sexy Financial Analyst' In Hbo Pilot

Olivia Munn, the American actress best known for starring in the recently cancelled 'Perfect Couples', will play a "sexy financial analyst" in a forthcoming pilot for Hbo, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Olivia Munn has...

Critics On 83rd Oscars Same Old, Same Old

One would be hardpressed to assign blame to Deadline.com's Nikki Finke's early release of the full run-down of Sunday night's Oscar telecast for the fact that not a single surprise materialized during the entire show....

The King's Speech Rules At Oscars

'The King's Speech' was the big winner at last night's (27.02.11) Oscars, taking home four awards.The movie - which tells the story of stammering British monarch King George VI - was named Best Picture and...

Jesse Eisenberg Knew Social Network Would Be 'Special'

Jesse Eisenberg always had faith 'The Social Network' would be "special".The 27-year-old actor - who plays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the movie based on the social networking website - admitted the film's subject matter...

Jesse Eisenberg Knew Social Network Would Be 'Special'.

Jesse Eisenberg always had faith 'The Social Network' would be "special".The 27-year-old actor - who plays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the movie based on the social networking website - admitted the film's subject matter...

The King's Speech Big Winner At U.k.'S Bafta Awards

The King's Speech dominated Sunday night's BAFTA awards, Britain's equivalent of the Oscars. The film, which also is touted as a probable big winner at the Oscars in two weeks, received seven awards, including best...

The King's Speech Dominates Bafta Awards

'The King's Speech' has swept the board at this year's Orange BAFTA Awards, winning seven prizes. Colin Firth was named Best Actor for his portrayal of stuttering British King George VI, while the Tom Hooper-directed...

Colin Firth Named Actor Of The Year Again

Colin Firth has been named Actor of the Year for the second time in a row.The 50-year-old star scooped the accolade at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards for his portrayal of stuttering monarch King...

Colin Firth Named Actor Of Te Year Again

Colin Firth has been named Actor of the Year for the second time in a row.The 50-year-old star scooped the accolade at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards for his portrayal of stuttering monarch King...

Sorkin, Nolan Win Wga Movie Awards

Aaron Sorkin won the best adapted screenplay award for Sony's The Social Network at the WGA Awards ceremony Saturday night. Sorkin's screenplay was based on the book The Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich. Christopher Nolan...

Nolan & Sorkin Win Top Screenplay Awards

Moviemaker CHRISTOPHER NOLAN and writer AARON SORKIN were the toast of Hollywood on Saturday (05Feb11) after claiming the top prizes at the annual Writers Guild of America Awards.Nolan's Inception claimed the Original Screenplay honour, while...

Sorkin Lands Scripter Award

AARON SORKIN has edged ever closer to landing a Best Screenplay Oscar after winning the 2011 Scripter Award in Los Angeles.The Social Network screenplay won Sorkin the coveted University of Southern California honour on Friday...

Sorkin Returns To Tv With News Drama

THE SOCIAL NETWORK screenwriter AARON SORKIN is turning his attention back to TV after successfully pitching a new drama set behind the scenes of a nightly cable news show.Sorkin created The West Wing in 1999...

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