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Say Hello To Doctor Who's New Sidekick: Clara Oswin

Doctor Who has a new sidekick, and her name has at least been revealed to the public as Clara Oswin, who will be played by Jenna-louise Coleman.The Mirror newspaper broke the news that Matt Smith's...

Bob Hoskins Retires From Acting

Bob Hoskins is retiring from acting after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.The 69-year-old actor has announced he is giving up his profession after being diagnosed with the degenerative nervous system disorder last autumn.He has thanked...

Bob Hoskins Retires From Acting

Bob Hoskins is retiring from acting after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.The 69-year-old actor has announced he is giving up his profession after being diagnosed with the degenerative nervous system disorder last autumn.He has thanked...

Bob Hoskins Retires After Parkinson's Diagnosis: His Five Greatest Roles

With the sad news being reported today that English acting legend Bob Hoskins is retiring from the business following his diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, we here at Contactmusic.com thought it only right to...

Matthew Mcconaughey Takes Lead In Nc-17 Rated 'Killer Joe'

Soon to be dad of three Matthew Mcconaughey is due to star in another movie that his children should probably wait a few years to watch, as his latest film to hit cinemas is the...

Pixie Lott Laughs Off Embarassing Hairy Armpits Moment

Pop star Pixie Lott was left red-faced at 'The Dark Knight Rises' premiere in London this week, being photographed with hairy armpits. The star was one of the celebrity stars invited to watch Christopher Nolan's...

Bafta Honour For Wolfgang Suschitzky

Veteran cinematographer Wolfgang Suschitzky was honoured for his career achievements by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) in London on Thursday (19Jul12) just weeks before his 100th birthday.The 99-year-old film veteran, famed...

Nora Ephron Remembered In New York

Meg Ryan led a star-studded ensemble as they gathered to honor late filmmaker Nora Ephron today (09.07.12). The 50-year-old actress - who worked alongside the director and legendary screenwriter in 'When Harry Met Sally', 'Sleepless...

Nora Ephron Remembered In New York

Meg Ryan led a star-studded ensemble as they gathered to honour late filmmaker Nora Ephron today (09.07.12). The 50-year-old actress - who worked alongside the director and legendary screenwriter in 'When Harry Met Sally', 'Sleepless...

Screenwriter And Director Nora Ephron Dies

Legendary Hollywood screenwriter and director Nora Ephron has died at the age of 71.Speculation about Ephron's ill health hit the Internet on Tuesday (26Jun12), with some reports suggesting she had been battling cancer, and Hollywood...

Woody Allen Dissatisfied With Manhattan

Woody Allen has branded his acclaimed movie Manhattan a disappointment, insisting his script was "too preachy".The complex 1979 romantic comedy was a huge critical hit, garnering two Oscar nominations and a British Academy of Film...

Reese Witherspoon Honoured With Special Acting Prize

Reese Witherspoon was honoured with a special acting award in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday (23Jun12).The Walk The Line Oscar winner attended an event at the city's Ritz-Carlton Hotel, where she was presented with The Gene...

Adam Deacon Carries Dvds Of His Films After Police Searches

British actor Adam Deacon carries copies of his own films to prove to police he is an actor and not a criminal after alleging he was regularly stopped and searched by cops for no reason.The...

Adam Deacon Shocked By Award

Adam Deacon ''never thought'' he'd win a BAFTA Award.The 'Payback Season' actor was stunned when he scooped the BAFTA Rising Star accolade earlier this year and though he has always been confident with his work,...

Adam Deacon Sets His Sights On Hollywood

Adam Deacon has set his sights on Hollywood. The BAFTA Rising Star winner 2012, who first found fame in Noel Clarke's Box office smash 'Kidulthood', believes that recognition from the British academy has paved the...

Andrew Garfield Has Therapy Sessions

Spider-man star Andrew Garfield has undergone therapy sessions to deal with his over-sensitive personality.The actor confessed he suffered a panic attack after scooping a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Award for Best...

Glamour Awards 2012: Holly Willoughby Suffers Wardrobe Disaster?

Poor Holly Willoughby! She is not doing well at the moment fashion-wise, is she? Following the dress disaster at the Bafta TV Awards where her granny-style control pants were revealed through her tight sheer pink...

Awkward! Holly Willoughby Flashes Pants At Bafta Awards

Busty TV presenter Holly Willoughby shows off an unflattering panty line in her sheer rose-coloured dress outside the Royal Festival Hall at the Bafta Tv awards on Sunday (May 27, 2012). As disastrous as the...

Dominic West Wins Bafta Tv Award For Fred West Role

Actor Dominic West was the toast of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) TV Awards on Sunday (27May12) after scoring a top prize for his creepy portrayal of serial killer Fred West.The...

Steven Moffat Hits Back At Doctor Who Critics

Screenwriter Steven Moffat has taken aim at critics of his recent Doctor Who plotlines, branding them "stupid".Moffat took over as boss of the hit sci-fi show in 2010, and sanctioned pioneering stories which some fans...

Carey Mulligan Met Ball Dress Sells For $2,950

Carey Mulligan's Met Ball 2012 dress has sold for $2,950 (£1,860) on eBay.The 26-year-old 'Shame' actress auctioned off her custom Prada dress after wearing it on the red carpet to the Costume Institute Gala held...

Michael Fassbender Admits To Dating 'Shame' Co-star

Michael Fassbender is off the market, ladies. The 35-year-old actor - who in the past has remained tight-lipped about his private life - says he is dating his 'Shame' co-star Nicole Beharie. Speaking to Us...

Brian Eno Wins First Bafta

Former Roxy Music star Brian Eno has scooped a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Craft Award for his soundtrack to a gritty gang drama.The rocker took home the prize on Sunday (13May12)...

Carey Mulligan Selling Met Ball Dress

Carey Mulligan is selling her Met Ball dress on eBay.The 26-year-old actress - who was accompanied the annual Costume Institute Gala on Monday (07.05.12) by her new husband Marcus Mumford - is auctioning the custom-made...

Berenice Bejo Praises 'Perfect' Kate Winslet

Berenice Bejo thinks Kate Winslet's style is ''perfect''.The 'Artist' actress is a huge fan of the British beauty and although they have different body shapes so could not wear the same style of clothing, Berenice...

Noel Gallagher Makes Bafta Worthy Video With Mischa Barton

Noel Gallagher believes the music video he filmed with Mischa Barton is ''worthy of at least one BAFTA''.The ex-Oasis guitarist filmed the promo with the actress in Los Angeles at the end of last month...

Noel Gallagher Makes Bafta Worthy Video With Mischa Barton

Noel Gallagher believes the music video he filmed with Mischa Barton is ''worthy of at least one BAFTA''.The ex-Oasis guitarist filmed the promo with the actress in Los Angeles at the end of last month...

Rolf Harris To Receive Bafta Fellowship

Beloved Australian entertainer Rolf Harris will be awarded a Bafta Fellowship in honour of his lengthy career later this year (12).The 82-year-old star will be presented with the award at the British Academy of Film...

The Avengers' Hulk Signs On For Six Further Movies

Mark Ruffalo has signed up to appear in a whopping six 'Incredible Hulk' films after impressing whilst playing the Marvel comic character in new box office smash 'Avengers Assemble.' Following a poor run of recent...

New Alan Partridge Movie Confirmed By Writer Armando Iannucci

Steve Coogan aka Alan Partridge has been confirmed to star in a new Partridge movie by writer Armando Iannucci. Not only this, but it will be directed by Bafta winning sitcom Father Ted director DECLAN...

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