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Idris Elba Wants Matthew Mcconaughey To Join Marvel

Idris Elba wants Matthew McConaughey to play a young Odin in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The 44-year-old actor has been starring as Heimdall since the first 'Thor' movie back in 2011 and would like to see...

Saturday Night Live, Westworld Lead Emmy Nominations

'Saturday Night Live' and 'Westworld' lead the Emmy nominations with an impressive 22 nods.The 42-year-old comedy sketch show is in the running for a host of honours at this year's ceremony, including Best Supporting Actor...

Sir Anthony Hopkins To Play 'English Stalin' Version Of King Lear

Sir Anthony Hopkins has been cast to play King Lear in the star-studded BBC TV film adaptation of the Shakespeare play.The 79-year-old Hollywood veteran will play the titular character in the Richard Eyre adaptation of...

Josh Duhamel Was 'Terrified' Of Michael Bay

Josh Duhamel used to be ''terrified'' of 'Transformers: The Last Knight' director Michael Bay.The 44-year-old actor returns to the giant robot franchise as Colonel William Lennox in the fifth film in blockbuster series after making...

Anthony Hopkins Not Allowed To Be Funny

Sir Anthony Hopkins never gets to be ''funny'' on screen.The 79-year-old actor was delighted to be cast in 'Transformers: The Last Knight' as Sir Edmund Burton alongside the likes of Mark Walhberg, 46, and...

Transformers 6 Yet To Get A Director

'Transformers 6' is still scheduled for a summer 2019 release date even though the planned blockbuster is yet to get a director.The fifth film in the franchise 'Transformers: The Last Knight' is the last movie...

Anthony Hopkins Unsure Of Transformers Plot

Sir Anthony Hopkins ''doesn't quite get'' 'Transformers: The Last Knight'.The 79-year-old actor has joined the franchise as Sir Edmund Burton, who devoted his life to the study of ancestries of humans and Transformers, and though...

Laura Haddock Praises 'Dream' Anthony Hopkins

Laura Haddock's ' Transformers:The Last Knight' co-star Sir Anthony Hopkins was a ''dream'' to work with.The 31-year-old actress has enjoyed shooting scenes opposite the veteran actor because, despite his years of experience, he still approaches...

Mel Brooks To Receive Bafta Fellowship

Mel Brooks is to be honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship at the ceremony on Sunday night (12.02.17).The 90-year-old comedy filmmaker is to receive the prestigious honour in recognition of his ''outstanding and exceptional contribution to...

Thor: Ragnarok Director 'Ignored' First Two Films

Thor: Ragnarok's director has ''ignored'' the other films in the franchise while making the upcoming movie. Taika Waititi has admitted he wanted to make an ''awesome'' standalone film so hasn't paid much attention to 2011's...

Luke Hemsworth Too Nervous To Dine With Anthony Hopkins

Luke Hemsworth was too ''scared'' to have breakfast with Sir Anthony Hopkins.The 35-year-old hunk - who is the older brother of actors Chris and Liam Hemsworth - thinks his legendary 'Westworld' co-star is ''lovely'', but...

John Goodman's Transformers Return Confirmed

John Goodman's return for 'Transformers: The Last Knight' has been confirmed.Michael Bay, who is directing the forthcoming film, confirmed a host of names in the cast for the upcoming movie, including Goodman, who voiced Autobot...

Evan Rachel Wood Overwhelmed By Co-star Anthony Hopkins

Evan Rachel Wood cried after filming with Sir Anthony Hopkins.The 29-year-old actress portrays Dolores Abernathy in new HBO series 'Westworld' and was so ''overwhelmed'' at sharing screen time with one of her acting heroes, she...

Thandie Newton Pumped Milk 'Like A Goat' On Westworld Set

The Crash actress began shooting the upcoming science-fiction thriller TV series, a remake of the 1973 film of the same name, while she was breastfeeding her third child, son Booker, in 2014....

Karl Urban Took On Thor Because Of The Funny Script

Karl Urban was attracted to the new 'Thor' film because of its funny script. The 44-year-old actor revealed it was a major factor in enticing him to 'Thor: Rangnarok' - which stars Chris Hemsworth and...

Sean Penn & Anthony Hopkins Join Tom Petty For New Music Video

The Hannibal star makes an appearance in the promo for I Forgive it All, while Penn served as the film's co-director. Tom and the group use the video to reflect on...

Emma Watson's New Film Makes Just £47 At UK Box Office

The Colony, Emma Watson’s latest film, took just £47 at the UK box office after it was released in three UK cinemas on Friday, according to The Guardian. The film is Watson’s first leading role...

How Did A Film Starring Al Pacino And Anthony Hopkins Manage Less Than £100 At The UK Box Office?

With 12 Oscar nominations between them, you would think that any film which boasts Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins among its cast would be a sure fire success. But sadly this wasn't the case for...

Al Pacino Pulled Up For Misconduct As Movie Earns Just $150

The movie, which also stars Pacino's fellow Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins and Josh Duhamel and had a production budget estimated at $11 million (£7.5 million), made only $141 (£97) in U.K. cinemas after its...

Sir Anthony Hopkins Joins Transformers Sequel

The Silence of the Lambs star has signed on to play a major character in Transformers: The Last Knight. Hopkins will join Mark Wahlberg, Isabela Moner, Jerrod Carmichael, and Josh Duhamel in...

Mel Gibson: 'I Passed On Thor Role'

The part in the 2011 movie eventually went to Sir Anthony Hopkins, but the Australian actor/director was film bosses' first choice, he claims. Promoting his new film Blood Father, the Mad Max...

Jodie Foster 'Was Petrified' By Anthony Hopkins

The Oscar-winning actress made the confession on The Graham Norton Show on Friday (20May16), while promoting her new movie Money Monster, which stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts. The 53-year-old said...

Jodie Foster Says Anthony Hopkins Was Too Scary To Speak To On 'Silence Of The Lambs' Set

Jodie Foster has revealed that she was too scared of her co-star Anthony Hopkins to speak to him on the Silence Of The Lambs set. Appearing on ‘The Graham Norton Show’, Foster said that after...

Anthony Hopkins Feted At Royal Television Society Awards

The Oscar winner added another trophy to his collection at the London prizegiving as he was handed the male actor award for his performance in U.K. TV show The Dresser, beating out the...

Anthony Hopkins And Tom Courtenay Land Royal Television Society Nominations

The Silence of the Lambs actor has been nominated for the male actor award for his performance in U.K. TV show The Dresser, while 45 Years star Courtenay lands a nod for Unforgotten....

Howards End To Be Adapted For Tv

Screenwriter and playwright Kenneth Lonergan has signed on to rework the drama, which will start shooting in the summer (16). The James Ivory-directed 1992 movie featured Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson and Helena...

Ian Mckellen: 'Coming Out Stopped Death Threats'

The 76-year-old star spoke out about his sexuality in 1988 and has admitted feeling regret that he didn't declare his homosexuality at an earlier date. He's now seen as one of Britain's...

Tv Bosses Dismiss Westworld Controversy

A report which emerged online suggested actors working on the set of the show were asked to sign documents instructing them to appear fully nude and simulate the performance of graphic sex acts....

Katy Perry Praises Bff

Katy Perry has praised her ''best friend'' Shannon Woodward.The 30-year-old actress who rose to prominence on US TV show 'Raising Hope' has known the 'Roar' hitmaker for over 10 years, and the singer called the...

Hbo Releases Teaser Trailer For Upcoming Sci-fi Series, ‘Westworld’

HBO has released its first teaser trailer for its upcoming series, Westworld. The trailer was aired before the season two finale of True Detective on Monday (10th July). In typical HBO fashion, the series promises...

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