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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...

Melissa George Dating French Businessman

Actress Melissa George has gone public with her romance with French entrepreneur Jean-david Blanc.The Australian beauty first sparked rumours of a new relationship after she was spotted smooching Blanc on the dancefloor at a British...

Shame Banned From Release In Singapore Cinemas

Michael Fassbender's provocative movie Shame has been banned from release in Singapore after director Steve Mcqueen refused to cut an explicit sex scene.Officials at the country's Media Development Authority (Mda) ruled the critically-acclaimed film, which...

Dominic West Leads Bafta Tv Awards

The Wire star Dominic West will lead the way at the upcoming Bafta Tv awards after scoring four nominations with his creepy portrayal of British serial killer Fred West.West's two-part drama Appropriate Adult, a reconstruction...

Carey Mulligan And Marcus Mumford Tie The Knot At Private Ceremony

Bafta-winning actress Carey Mulligan has at last tied the knot with her long time boyfriend MARCUS MUMFORD of the award winning band Mumford and Sons. According to the Mail, the celebrity pair wed in a...

Documentary Maker David Peat Dies

Award-winning Scottish documentary maker David Peat has died at the age of 65.He passed away on Monday (16Apr12) after losing his battle with bone marrow cancer. Peat spent more than 40 years behind the camera...

Adam Deacon Predicts Second Summer Of Riots

British actor Adam Deacon has predicted the U.K. will be hit with another wave of rioting unless the government acts swiftly to engage with the country's youth.The Bafta-winning Kidulthood star announced earlier this year (12)...

Melissa George Hopes To Reconcile With Russell Simmons

Australian actress Melissa George hopes to reconcile with her ex-boyfriend Russell Simmons once she is back working in America because they struggled to sustain a long-distance romance.The Amityville Horror star began dating the music mogul...

Gillian Anderson Rejected Downton Abbey Role: But Which Part?

Gillian Anderson has revealed that she was once offered a role in Downton Abbey, which she refused. The X Files star told TV Guide Magazine that she was offered the part of Lady Cora Crawley...

Melissa George Misses Filming After Eurostar Chaos

Filming on new British spy drama Nemesis was delayed this week (begs05Mar12) because actress Melissa George was stuck on a Eurostar train after a break in France with her new boyfriend, according to a U.K....

Matthew Weiner: I Was Ready To Give Up On Mad Men

New York Times have spoken to Mad Men's creator and lead producer, Matthew Weiner, ahead of the fifth season premiere on March 25, 2012. Weiner remains pretty tight-lipped about the forthcoming series, again starring Jon...

Adam Deacon's Weird Fans

Adam Deacon has ''weird fans'' that talk to him ''in riddles''.The 28-year-old actor - who recently won the Orange Rising Star BAFTA award, beating Tom Hiddleston and Chris Hemsworth to the title - admits he...

Meryl Streep 'Feels Like A Kid' After Oscar Win

Meryl Streep feels ''like a kid again'' after winning an Oscar for Best Actress last night (26.02.12). The 62-year-old star - who picked up the Academy Award for her role as Margaret Thatcher in 'The...

The Artist Kicks Off A Winning Weekend At The Cesars

'The Artist' has kicked off what is seemingly a victorious weekend, winning six Cesar awards. 'The Artist', whilst being tipped to conquer the Oscars tomorrow night (26 Feb 2012), won best film at the 37th...

Steve Mcqueen Upset Over Michael Fassbender's Oscars Snub

Director Steve Mcqueen is convinced Michael Fassbender missed out on an Academy Awards nomination for risque film Shame because Americans are "too scared of sex".Fassbender has won a string of honours for his portrayal of...

Downton Abbey Season Finale: Did Lady Mary Accept Proposal?

Last night, the final episode of the second series of Downton Abbey aired in the US, culminating in Lady Mary accepting Matthew's proposal of marriage. New York Daily News described the episode as an "exhilarating...

Steve Mcqueen: Americans Are Scared Of Sex

Steve McQueen claims Michael Fassbender missed out on an Oscar nomination because Americans are too scared of sex.McQueen directed the Irish actor in 'Shame' - in which he played a sex addict - and while...

The Skin I Live In Wins Big At Goya Awards

Antonio Banderas' thriller The Skin I Live In was among the big winners at Spain's Goya Awards on Sunday night (19Feb12), landing four of the event's prizes.Pedro Almodovar's movie gained a massive 16 nominations ahead...

Charles Worthington Wants To Work With Gaga

Charles Worthington would love to style Lady Gaga's hair.The iconic hairdresser believes the eccentric singer would be the ideal person to work with as she would want something ''completely outrageous''.When asked who he would like...

Melissa George Moves On From Russell Simmons With Bafta Party Smooch

Actress Melissa George appears to have moved on from ex-beau Russell Simmons after she was spotted passionately kissing a mystery man at a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards afterparty on Sunday...

Stephen Fry To Make Stage Return In All Male Twelfth Night

Stephen Fry is to return to the stage after a seventeen year absence. The Blackadder actor will star as Malvolio in the Globe's revival of its all-male version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in September 2012....

Jonny Lee Miller To Play Sherlock Holmes

Jonny Lee Miller has been cast in a new 'Sherlock Holmes' project.The actor is to play the fictional British detective - created by author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the 19th century - in CBS...

Jonny Lee Miller Cast As Sherlock Holmes In U.s Drama

Jonny Lee Miller has been cast in the role of Sherlock Holmes for a Us Tv drama series. According to deadline.com, who broke the news, the Cbs show, Elementary is a 'reboot ' of the...

Williams And Redmayne Win Top Elle Prizes

My Week With Marilyn co-stars Michelle Williams and Eddie Redmayne ruled the Elle Style Awards in London on Monday (13Feb12) after scooping the ceremony's top acting prizes.Redmayne was crowned Best Actor at the annual event,...

Silence Is Golden: The Artist Sweeps The Baftas In Style

The silent French movie The Artist swept aside the competition at the BaftaS in London's Covent Garden on Sunday evening (February 12, 2012), essentially putting to bed any doubts it would face stiff competition for...

Meryl Streep Wants To Make Women's Rights Movie

Meryl Streep wants to make a film about women's rights protesters with Kathy Bates.'The Iron Lady' star is keen to team with 'Misery' star Kathy to make a film based on the lives of American...

Rhys Ifans Accused Of Assaulting Party Guest At Hotel

Welsh actor Rhys Ifans has landed himself in trouble after it emerged that he assaulted a guest in the early hours of the morning (13 February) in a hotel suite. The Notting Hill actor had...

Atwell Takes Aim At Bafta Bosses Over Nominations

Actress Hayley Atwell has criticised British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) bosses for failing to include any women on the shortlist for the coveted Rising Star award.Kidulthood star Adam Deacon scooped the trophy...

George Clooney Wants To Team Up With Kate Winslet

George Clooney would "love" to work with Kate Winslet. The 'Descendants' star - who is dating former wrestler Stacy Keibler - is a big fan of the 'Mildred Pierce' actress and she is top of...

Firth Outfits Bafta Stars In Eco-friendly Outfits

Viola Davis and Michael Fassbender showed off their green credentials by wearing recycled clothes to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (12Feb12).Colin Firth's eco-warrior wife Livia convinced Fassbender to...

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