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'The Butler' Gives Competitors The Brush-off In First Weekend Success

The Butler has outperformed all of its rivals upon its first weekend, having been released on 16th August to much nodding from critics and $25 million (£15.9m) earned. The film showcases an all-star cast, who...

Lee Daniels' The Butler Is "Deeply Affecting And Oscar Bait"

Lee Daniels' The Butler is released today in US cinemas. Early reviews of the historical drama have been mixed although most suggest the film is definitely worth a watch.Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey at the...

The Butler Movie Looks Ready To Be The First Major Oscar Contender Of The Year

The Butler movie could very well be the first real contender for next year's Academy Awards when it is released next Friday (16 August) as critics have already singled the film out as a wonderfully...

Lee Daniel's 'The Butler' Is A Clear Oscar Contender [Stills + Clips]

Hollywood and the film industry seem more confident in taking on the issue of slavery in a cinematic context. Last year saw Django Unchained and Lincoln prove popular, and this year will see more films...

Lee Daniels Fights For His Movie 'The Butler'

Lee Daniels has begged Warner Bros. to let him keep the title of his new film 'The Butler'.The Weinstein Company lost its legal battle on Tuesday (02.07.13) following a Title Registration Bureau ruling confirming Warner...

The Butler Director Appeals To Keep Name

'The Butler' director Lee Daniels has appealed to the head of Warner Bros. to drop its copyright claim regarding the film's name.The Weinstein Company lost its legal battle to keep the title of its new...

The Butler Loses Legal Battle To Keep Film Title

The Weinstein Company will have to rename its upcoming movie 'The Butler'.The film studio has lost its legal battle with rivals Warner Bros. to keep the title of its upcoming Lee Daniels-directed historical drama, following...

The Butler Locked In Copyright Dispute

Warner Bros. is trying to block The Weinstein Company from naming its new movie 'The Butler'.The two companies are locked in a legal battle ahead of the release of the upcoming Lee Daniels-directed historical drama,...

John C. Reilly Confirmed Role For Guardians Of The Galaxy

John C. Reilly has been confirmed for 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The 48-year-old actor has signed up to play Rhomann Dey in the Marvel Studios' sci-fi, superhero blockbuster, which follows a team of otherworldly superheroes with...

Melissa Leo To Star In The Equalizer?

Melissa Leo is in talks to star in 'The Equalizer'.The 52-year-old actress is said to be in negotiations with filmmaker Antoine Fuqua - who directed her in 'Olympus Has Fallen' - for a role in...

Glenn Close For Guardians Of The Galaxy?

Glenn Close is in talks to star in 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'.The '101 Dalmatians' actress is reportedly in negotiations to star as a leader of intergalactic space patrol Nova Corp in James Gunn's Marvel film,...

John C. Reilly For Guardians Of The Galaxy?

John C. Reilly has been offered a role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The 'Step Brothers' actor is reportedly being courted for the role of Rhomann Dey in Marvel Studios' sci-fi superhero blockbuster, according to HitFix.com.Reilly...

Forest Whitaker As 'The Butler' Could Be A Recipe For Success [Trailer]

The first trailer for 'Precious' director Lee Daniels' new movie The Butler starring Forest Whitaker has rolled out online. It has always been assumed that Harvey Weinstein believes the film is one of his better...

Forest Whitaker's 'The Butler' Clearly Has Oscar Glory In Its Sights [Trailer]

The first trailer for 'Precious' director Lee Daniels' new movie The Butler starring Forest Whitaker has rolled out online and Harvey Weinstein's ambitions of taking this film all the way to the Oscars couldn't be...

First Cgbg Movie Shots Revealed [Pictures]

The first pictures of the potentially dodgy looking CBGB movie have been revealed, showing the film's stars filming in the specially built CBGBs nightclub set up. Obviously the most notable star here is Malin Akerman...

Stars Lobby U.k. Prime Minister Over Belarus

Harry Potter co-stars Ralph Fiennes and Alan Rickman are among the actors who have lobbied U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron to highlight ongoing troubles in Belarus.Fiennes and Rickman have both recorded video messages for the...

Stars Take To The Trading Floor For Charity

Goldie Hawn, Alan Rickman and Sean Bean showed off their stockbroking skills in London on Wednesday (05Dec12) by taking to the trading floor to raise money for charity.Model Twiggy and Samantha Cameron, the wife of...

Alan Rickman Told Matthew Lewis To Tackle Theatre

British actor Matthew Lewis has Alan Rickman to thank for his role in a new London play - he told his young Harry Potter co-star to pursue a career in theatre after the movie franchise...

Alan Rickman Not Bothered About Going Nude

Alan Rickman didn't worry about people spotting him filming nude scenes in public for 'Gambit'.The veteran actor stripped off for scenes in London landmark building The Gherkin - which has floor-to-ceiling windows - but never...

Alan Rickman Filmed Nude Scenes In London Skyscraper

Alan Rickman won praise from his Gambit director for stripping off and filming nude scenes in a glass-fronted London office block.The veteran actor shed his clothes for a scene in the comedy caper and he...

Michael Hoffman: Colin Firth Was A Laugh On Gambit Set

Michael Hoffman thinks Colin Firth was unintentionally funny in 'Gambit'.The director confessed the 52-year-old actor provided a lot of laughs at his own expense in the new Coen Brothers' scripted comedy, especially during a scene...

Cameron Diaz And Colin Firth Wow Crowds At Gambit Premiere

Cameron Diaz and Colin Firth rocked the red carpet at the 'Gambit' world premiere last night (08.11.12).The Hollywood actors arrived in London's Leicester Square for the screening of Michael Hoffman's new comedy - which was...

British Enthusiast Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz loves Britain.The 40-year-old actress has been spending a lot of time in London recently and says she loves the miserable British weather because it is a welcome break from the Los Angeles heat.Speaking...

Pictures: Cameron Diaz Steals The Show At Gambit Premiere In London

Cameron Diaz dazzled in a Stella McCartney dress at the London premiere of new art-heist movie Gambit on Wednesday evening (November 8, 2012). The actress actually went onto two further parties, though the cold and...

Colin Firth Worried About Dropping Trousers In Gambit

Colin Firth was anxious about dropping his trousers in 'Gambit'.The 52-year-old actor strolls through the Savoy Hotel wearing nothing but a shirt in the new Coen Brothers' scripted comedy, and he was embarrassed about his...

Gambit Premier: Cameron Diaz And Colin Firth Talk Nudity And New Skills.

Eccentric British/American comedy 'Gambit' premiered in London last night at the Empire in Leicester square. It stars Cameron Diaz, Colin Firth and Alan Rickman, and was directed by Michael Hoffman, with a script written by...

Oprah Winfrey: 'Forest Whitaker Is A Good Kisser'

Oprah Winfrey has praised Forest Whitaker's kissing skills.The chat show host plays the wife of Forest's character in upcoming movie 'The Butler' and Oprah thanked his real life spouse Keisha Whitaker for making sure he...

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