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Ben Kingsley And Will Poulter Star In Anti-bullying Campaign

The celebrities have joined the #StandUpToBullying drive, which encourages social media users to post an image or video of themselves taking a stand, or raising a hand, against bullying, ahead of the first official...

Sir Ben Kingsley Told He Would 'Always Play Servants' By Theatre Director

The RSC is a major British theatre company, based in Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, England. The actor was born Krishna Bhanji to a British actress mother and Gujarati Indian father who was a doctor. However, fearing...

John Boyega, James Mcavoy And Ben Kingsley To Star In Bbc / Netflix 'Watership Down' Re-make

The BBC has teamed up with Netflix to announce a televisual re-make of children’s favourite 'Watership Down', which will feature an all-star cast including new Star Wars actor John Boyega, Nicholas Hoult and James McAvoy...

The Jungle Book Chills Out The Huntsman: Winter's War In U.s. Box Office Fight

Jon Favreau's ambitious retelling of Rudyard Kipling's classic story landed an impressive second weekend take of $60.8 million (£42.2 million) to keep the Snow White & the Huntsman prequel from debuting at number...

Ben Kingsley: 'Bagheera Is A General In The Jungle Book'

The English actor voices big cat Bagheera in the live-adaptation version of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale, made famous on the big screen by Disney in 1967. Unlike co-stars Bill Murray and Christopher Walken, who voice...

Patricia Clarkson Keen To Help Foreign Taxi Drivers On The Mean Streets Of New York City

The actress admits she's fascinated by people who leave high-powered jobs and standing in their native countries for a better life in America, only to find themselves desperate for work and having to...

Sir Ben Kingsley Hoping To Play Taj Mahal Master Builder In New Project

The actor, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Mahatma Gandhi, is developing a new project through his production company about Shah Jahan, who commissioned the white marble mausoleum on the southern...

Ben Kingsley's Real Wife Appears Opposite Screen Wife In Learning To Drive

When director Isabel Coixet was casting for the movie, Kingsley suggested his wife Daniela Lavender could play a Punjabi woman Choudhury meets in a grocery store - even though she's Brazilian. He...

Ben Kingsley Modelled Sikh Character On Gandhi Driver

The actor, whose father was Indian, has fond memories of the man and was glad he'd studied his movements and ways from the back seat of his Ambassador car - because it made...

Ben Kingsley Explains Stage Name

Sir Ben Kingsley used his family's nicknames to create his stage name.The 71-year-old actor, whose real name is Krishna Pandit Bhanji, opted to changed his moniker long before finding fame and sought inspiration from the...

Patricia Clarkson Was Literally Learning To Drive In New Film

The Green Mile star, 55, portrays a New York writer who takes up driving lessons from a Sikh instructor, played by Sir Ben Kingsley, and Clarkson admits she had to warn her co-star...

Self/less And Deadpool Make Ryan Reynolds Ponder Immortality

As a new father, Ryan Reynolds has been re-evaluating his career even as he continues to make movies at a rather brisk pace. He has three films out this year and two more in the...

Apprentice Ben Kingsley

Sir Ben Kingsley still feels like an ''apprentice''.The 71-year-old actor may have begun his career over 30 years ago, winning a string of awards throughout, but he is still learning his craft.He said: ''I still...

Bruce Willis Quits Indie Film After Production Delayed

Bosses at the film's production company, Benaroya Pictures, shelved shooting in February (15), just 10 days after they began filming the thriller in Cleveland, Ohio. The executives announced they were hopeful filming...

Jason Segel To Direct Lego Spin-off

Jason Segel is working on another 'Lego Movie' spin-off.The 35-year-old actor - who helped bring 'The Muppets' back to the big screen - has teamed with 'Iron Man 3' writer Drew Pearce to develop 'The...

Film Stars Pay Respects To Richard Attenborough

The Jurassic Park star died in August (14) and his closest friends, family, film stars and a limited number of fans were given the chance to pay their respects and celebrate his life...

Shawn Levy Hints Another Night At The Museum Sequel

Shawn Levy has hinted there could be a fourth 'Night at the Museum' movie.Although the latest instalment in the series, 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb', seems to bring night guard Larry Daley's...

Ben Stiller Gives Owen Wilson Cold Shoulder On Set

Owen Wilson says Ben Stiller behaves coldly towards him if he thinks he's coasting on set.The two comic actors have worked together on numerous occasions and appear on screen with one another again in 'Night...

Ben Stiller Owns Magical Tablet

Ben Stiller has a magical golden tablet in his house.The 49-year-old actor was gifted the Tablet of Ahkmenrah when filming wrapped on 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb', in which the fictional Egyptian...

Sir Ben Kingsley: Panto Would Be 'Artistic Suicide'

Sir Ben Kingsley thinks it would be ''artistic suicide'' to do pantomime.The 'Night At The Museum: Secret of The Tomb' star doesn't want to follow in the footsteps of legendary actors such as Sir Ian...

Ben Kingsley: 'Panto Is Artistic Suicide'

Sir Ben Kingsley is adamant he will never take part in a festive pantomime because it would ruin his acting credibility.The Oscar winner has no plans to follow in the footsteps of fellow British acting...

Rebel Wilson: Matt Lucas Inspired Tilly

Rebel Wilson based her 'Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb' character on her friend Matt Lucas.The Australian comedian lives with the 'Alice in Wonderland' star and has revealed his own personality and his...

Ben Stiller: I'm Lucky To Have Known Robin Williams

Ben Stiller feels ''lucky'' to have got to spend time with the late Robin Williams while making the 'Night At The Museum' films.The 49-year-old actor stars alongside Williams in the latest instalment in the trilogy,...

Rebel Wilson 'Tasted A Lot' Of Ben Stiller Filming Night At The Museum

Rebel Wilson ''tasted a lot'' of Ben Stiller when they filmed 'Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb' together.The Australian actress had to kiss Ben's alter ego, Neanderthal Laa, in the upcoming comedy film...

'The Walk' Trailer Shows Joseph Gordon-levitt And The World Trade Centre

On the morning of 7th August, 1974, French high-wire artist, Philippe Petit, made an incredible journey, as he flew into the record books with the record of the highest high-wire walk at the time. For...

Rupert Murdoch Causes Controversy On Twitter (Again!), Defends 'Racially Insensitive' Casting Of 'Exodus: Gods & Kings'

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has defended the casting of Exodus: Gods and Kings after reviews and social media users claimed the film was racially inaccurate and insensitive.Controversial casting: Joel Edgerton (L) and Christian Bale (R)...

Ridley Scott Won't Direct Blade Runner Sequel

Ridley Scott won't be directing the 'Blade Runner' sequel.The 76-year-old director - who helmed the original sci-fi thriller in 1982 - has confessed he will not be returning to the director's chair for the follow...

Matt Willis Proud Of Debut Role In Allies

Matt Willis says his role in 'Allies' is the ''best thing that I've ever done in my acting career''.The 31 year old, who's previously appeared in 'EastEnders' and in the West End in London, revealed...

Giancarlo Esposito To Star In Maze Runner Sequel

Giancarlo Esposito is to star in the 'Maze Runner' sequel.The 56-year-old actor - who is best known for playing the role of drug lord Gustavo 'Gus' Fring in hit AMC series 'Breaking Bad' -...

Sir Ben Kingsley Writes Lovely Note To His Five-year-old Self

Sir Ben Kingsley has written an email to his five-year-old self after his actor son urged him to reach out to the child inside and reconnect.The Oscar winner spends so much time preparing for film...

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