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Ben Whishaw: 'Sometimes I Think About Quitting It All!'

The 35-year-old actor, arguably most famous for playing Q in the James Bond movies Skyfall and Spectre, is currently being kept busy in New York with his role in a new adaptation of Arthur Miller's...

Idris Elba And Ben Whishaw Land Bafta Tv Nominations

The Wire star scores a nomination from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) for his role in Luther, while Whishaw is in the frame for the prize for thriller London...

Production On Freddie Mercury Biopic To Begin In Summer 2016 - Report

The Theory of Everything screenwriter Anthony MCCarten has been brought onboard to give Peter Morgan's original script a complete revamp, two years after comedian Sacha Baron Cohen bowed out of plans to portray...

The Lobster Leads British Independent Film Award Nominations

The movie, about a world where single people are turned into animals if they do not find a mate, is up for Best British Independent Film, Best Actor for Farrell, Supporting Actor and...

Saoirse Ronan And Ben Whishaw To Star In The Crucible Revival

The Irish actress and the Skyfall star will make their debuts on the Great White Way in a new production of Arthur Miller's acclaimed 1953 drama about the Salem Witch Trials. Ronan...

New Spectre Trailer Premieres

The first full trailer for 'Spectre' sees Christoph Waltz introduce himself as ''the author'' of James Bond's ''pain''.The much-hyped teaser - the second to have been released since the movie's launch in December - shows...

James Bond Fires Up Classic Flamethrower In Spectre Trailer

Daniel Craig's James Bond uses a classic flamethrower in the new trailer for 'Spectre'The first official TV spot for the highly anticipated new film has been revealed and sees Bond - who is being played...

Brian May: Sacha Baron Cohen Not Involved In Freddie Mercury Biopic, Contrary To Rumours

We know what you're thinking: Sacha Baron Cohen, the master of disguises and impressions, would have been the perfect actor to play Freddie Mercury. But, alas, it wasn't meant to be. Brian May, the guitarist...

Brian May Says Sacha Baron Cohen Won't Be Playing Freddie Mercury In Queen Biopic

Well it was a good idea while it lasted, but it appears Sacha Baron Cohen will not be playing Freddie Mercury in the upcoming Queen biopic after all, guitarist Brian May has confirmed. Queen’s long...

'Spectre' Teaser Trailer Promises More "Secrets" From James Bond's Past Will Be Revealed

A teaser trailer for the upcoming James Bond film Spectre has been released and the film promises to deal more with Bond's past. From what we can glean from the teaser trailer, Spectre is set...

Stephanie Sigman Joins Spectre

Stephanie Sigman has joined the cast of 'Spectre'.The model-turned-actress is set to star in the 24th James Bond film, a post on the movie's official Twitter account confirmed.It read: ''We are pleased to announced that...

Stephanie Sigman Joins Spectre

Stephanie Sigman has joined the cast of 'Spectre'.The model-turned-actress is set to star in the 24th James Bond film, a post on the movie's official Twitter account confirmed.It read: ''We are pleased to announced that...

Paddington Sequel Is Being Planned

A 'Paddington' sequel is in the works.The film's director Paul King has suggested the sequel will be based on one of author Michael Bond's novels.He told Digital Spy: ''We'd love to do another one, there's...

'Paddington' Set To Hit American Cinemas This Weekend

Having taken British cinemas by storm over Christmas, the excellent family comedy Paddington is finally set to hit US theaters this weekend. If you’re unfamiliar with the adventures of the Peruvian bear, let us try...

Jack O'connell Makes Modelling Debut

Jack O'Connell has made his modelling debut for Prada.The 'Unbroken' star has been cast alongside actors Ethan Hawke, Ansel Elgor and Miles Teller for the luxury label's spring/summer 2015 men's campaign.The 24-year-old actor - who...

Daniel Craig Raves About The Cast Of 'Spectre'

"We've spent two years getting this together," said Daniel Craig while discussing the announcement of 'Spectre' "and there's been so much hard work and effort". For his fourth outing in the iconic role of James...

Contactmusic.com's 10 Best Films Of 2014

There was unexpected variety and diversity in cinemas this year, including some genre films that broke through the barriers...10) Nightcrawler - Jake Gyllenhaal goes very dark in this creepy black comedy about a man who...

'Paddington' Wins The Box Office For Marmalade

The movie adaptation of Michael Bond's marmalade-loving Paddington bear stories fended off box office competition for a second weekend in the UK, triumphing over two significant challengers for the family holiday movie crown. 'Paddington''s chief...

'Paddington' Storms The UK Box Office

Film company StudioCanal took a big risk in adapting Michael Bond's beloved Paddington bear storybooks for the big screen. Not only did they dare to add a villain (the slinky Nicole Kidman) and some real...

Pharrell Williams Honoured To Be Part Of Paddington

Pharrell Williams says recording a song for the 'Paddington' soundtrack was a ''wonderful opportunity''.The 'Happy' hitmaker - who has five-year-old son Rocket with wife Helen Lasichanh - has teamed up with his 'The Voice' co-coach...

Michael Bond Feared Paddington Movie

Author Michael Bond braced himself for the worst with 'Paddington'.The 88-year-old has admitted he was anxious about seeing his furry friend brought to life on the big screen as he feared the film may be...

A Very Naughty Bear? Paddington Movie Gets Pg Rating From Bbfc Thanks To 'Innuendo' And 'Dangerous Behaviour'

The long awaited Paddington Bear movie, which opens in UK theatres next weekend (November 28th) has been given a parental guidance reference by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC). The PG rating was given...

'Paddington': Like A Movie Styled By Wes Anderson, Written By Peter Cook

All the signs suggested Paddington would be rubbish. The script wasn't exactly on Hollywood's black list and Colin Firth voluntarily dropped out of the film after principal photography because the studio decided his voice wasn't...

Christoph Waltz To Play 'Significant' Role In Bond 24

Christoph Waltz will play a ''significant'' role in 'Bond 24'.The 'Django Unchained' star has reportedly signed up to star in the latest instalment in the spy film franchise - which does not yet have a...

Lea Seydoux Reportedly Cast In Upcoming 'Bond 24' Movie

Lea Seydoux has reportedly been cast in the next James Bond movie. Filming for the currently untitled 24th Bond movie is set to begin in six weeks and Bond 24, as it is known, will...

Lea Seydoux Cast As Bond Girl

Lea Seydoux has signed up for the new James Bond film.The 29-year-old French actress will join Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw and Naomie Harris for the latest instalment of the 007 film franchise called...

Ben Whishaw Lands Starring Role In Bbc Thriller 'London Spy'

Ben Whishaw, the British actor who played Q in Skyfall and who portray the late Freddie Mercury in a forthcoming biopic, has been last in the lead role of forthcoming BBC thriller London Spy. Whishaw...

Bond 24 To Begin Filming In December

Filming for the new James Bond film is to begin in December.Den of Geek reports that shooting for the eagerly-awaited new flick will start on December 6, 2014, with the star-studded cast set to get...

Cara Delevingne Eyes Up Bond Role

Cara Delevingne wants to star in the next 'Bond' film.The 21-year-old supermodel - who is currently filming a Peter Pan movie with Hugh Jackman - is keen to follow her dream of being a 'Bond'...

Ben Whishaw Doesn't Fear Being Typecast

Ben Whishaw doesn't fear being typecast now he has come out as a gay man.The 33-year-old actor - famous for playing gadget wizard Q in James Bond movie 'Skyfall' - revealed he was homosexual last...

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