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Andy Serkis To Direct Animal Farm Remake

Andy Serkis is planning to direct a remake of 'Animal Farm'.The 'Lord Of The Rings' actor - who made his directorial debut as a second unit helmer on 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' - will...

Andy Serkis To Make Directorial Debut With Animal Farm Adaptation

The Lord Of The Rings actor Andy Serkis is set to make his directorial debut with a big screen adaption of George Orwell's classic novel Animal Farm.Serkis, who voices the role of creepy Gollum in...

Matt Reeves To Direct Apes Sequel

Matt Reeves will direct 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'.The 'Cloverfield' helmer has been announced to take the reins of the forthcoming sequel to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'.Rupert Wyatt - who...

Andy Serkis Reads The Hobbit At 75th Anniversary Event

Actor Andy Serkis thrilled Lord Of The Rings fans in London on Saturday (22Sep12) by reading extracts of The Hobbit in character to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the book.J.R.R. Tolkien's hit novel, which has...

Rupert Wyatt To Drop Out Of Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Sequel?

Rupert Wyatt looks set to drop out of the sequel to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'.The British director is said to be considering quitting the highly anticipated follow-up, titled 'Dawn of the Planet...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Star In August: Osage County?

Benedict Cumberbatch is in talks to star in drama movie 'August: Osage County'. The 'Sherlock' actor has entered negotiations to portray the sensitive son of Meryl Streep's onscreen sister, Mattie Fay Aiken (Margo Martindale), in...

Jackson Receives Public Criticism Over The Hobbit Trilogy

The Hobbit is set to be stretched out from two to three films, due to be released over the next 3 years, Peter Jackson announced over his Facebook page and not everybody is happy about...

Andy Serkis: Martin Freeman Was Unpredictable On The Hobbit

Andy Serkis says Martin Freeman was unpredictable on the set of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'. The 48-year-old actor - who reprises his role as Gollum in the prequel to the 'Lord of the Rings'...

Andy Serkis' Gollum Voice Issues

Andy Serkis found it difficult to reprise his role as Gollum in 'The Hobbit'. The British actor revealed it was tough to voice the sly creature after a 10-year break since he finished shooting 'The...

Peter Jackson Taught Serkis To Direct While Filming The Hobbit

Peter Jackson mentored Andy Serkis while shooting 'The Hobbit'.'The Lord Of The Rings' director helped Andy - who voices sly goblin-like creature Gollum in the film franchise - make his directorial debut as a second...

Saturn Awards: 'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes' Wins Big

'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' may have been snubbed at the Academy Awards this year, though it appears to have made up for its by cleaning up at the Saturn Awards, which honors...

Saturday At Comic Con: Hobbits, Vampires And More.

Middle Earth upped sticks to San Diego yesterday, as Saturday's COMIC CON was all about Peter Jackson's follow-up film to the hugely successful Lord of the Rings series; The Hobbit.Along with director Jackson, Ian Mckellen...

Elijah Wood Likes Gollum Best

Elijah Wood's favorite 'Lord of the Rings' character is Gollum.The 31-year-old actor portrayed Frodo Baggins in the movie series and though he was always a fan of the J. R. R. Tolkein novels the films...

Elijah Wood Likes Gollum Best

Elijah Wood's favourite 'Lord of the Rings' character is Gollum.The 31-year-old actor portrayed Frodo Baggins in the movie series and though he was always a fan of the J. R. R. Tolkein novels the films...

Elijah Wood: Filming The Hobbit Was A Gift

Elijah Wood found it a ''gift'' to go back to his 'Lords of the Rings' set to film 'The Hobbit'. The 31-year-old actor was delighted to be able to return to Hobbiton on New Zealand's...

The Hobbit Will Premiere In New Zealand In November

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' will have its world premiere in New Zealand on November 28. Director Peter Jackson has revealed the special screening will be hosted at the Embassy Theatre in Wellington before the...

Andy Serkis Never Intended Acting Career

Andy Serkis never intended to be an actor. The 47-year-old star - who portrayed Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' series and King Kong in the 2005 movie of the same name - never...

Andy Serkis Says Gollum Is Alive On Hobbit Set

Andy Serkis is shooting all his scenes as Gollum on 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' set.The 47-year-old actor played the goblin-like character in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy and had to bring the computer...

Andy Serkis Thanks James Franco For Oscars Backing

Actor Andy Serkis has publicly thanked James Franco for championing him as a Best Actor Oscar nominee, branding his support "extraordinarily bold".Serkis shot to fame when he was transformed into the creepy Gollum in the...

Franco: 'Oscars Should Recognise Serkis'

Former Oscars host James Franco has urged Academy Awards voters to seriously consider his Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes co-star Andy Serkis for a Best Actor prize - because the work the Brit...

Steven Spielberg Writing Second Tintin Movie

Steven Spielberg is already working on the script for the second 'Tintin' movie. The legendary filmmaker directed the first film 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn' starring Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig and...

Andy Serkis Slammed By Animators

Actor Andy Serkis has been "bombarded" with letters from several movie animators accusing him of taking too much credit for his characters in motion-capture films.The Brit has found fame with a series of motion-capture performances,...

Andy Serkis Returning For Planet Of The Apes Sequel

Andy Serkis is to star in a sequel to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'.The 47-year-old actor has signed up to reprise his role as chimpanzee Caesar - who he portrays via motion capture...

Tintin 2 Script Is 'Under Discussion'

The script for the second 'Tintin' movie is "under discussion".Earlier this year, writer Anthony Horowitz revealed he had penned a script for the movie - which is based on the popular Belgian comic series -...

Jamie Bell's Tintin Injury

Jamie Bell "threw a rib out" while shooting 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn'. The British actor portrays the titular character in the forthcoming Steven Spielberg-directed movie - which was shot using...

Sam Riley Wants Helen Mirren's Career

Sam Riley "dreams" of having a career like Dame Helen Mirren.The 31-year-old actor starred opposite the British star in movie 'Brighton Rock' and he reveals he often had a "moment" when he had left filming...

Andy Serkis' Chimp Troubles

Andy Serkis "slipped" in and out of being a monkey in his real life while filming 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'. The British star - who, through the use of motion capture technology,...

Andy Serkis' Motion-capture Frustrations

Andy Serkis gets "frustrated" performance capture is misunderstood.The 47-year-old actor - who has played used the technique in 'Lord of the Rings' to portray Gollum and chimpanzee Ceaser in new movie 'Rise of the Planet...

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