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Bond 25 Confirms Danny Boyle And 2019 Release Date

Danny Boyle and Daniel Craig have been confirmed for the next James Bond film, which will be released in October 2019. Universal Pictures have won the international distribution rights to the 25th movie about the...

Ben Whishaw Avoids Social Media

Ben Whishaw avoids social media because he finds it a ''scary'' medium. The 37-year-old actor has admitted he tries to stay away from social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram because he hates how...

Ben Whishaw Is Keen To Star In Paddington 3

Ben Whishaw wants to make 'Paddington 3'.The 37-year-old actor has starred in the two previous movies about Paddington Bear and Ben has revealed he'd relish the opportunity to reprise the role of voicing the central...

Ben Whishaw Excited To Work With Danny Boyle On Bond 25

Ben Whishaw is excited about the prospect of Danny Boyle directing 'Bond 25'.The 37-year-old actor - who stars as Q in the money-spinning franchise - is contracted to appear in the upcoming Bond movie and...

Ben Whishaw Expects Bond 25 Filming To Start This Year

Ben Whishaw has suggested 'Bond 25' could start shooting by the end of 2018. The 'Spectre' actor has also played Q in 'Skyfall' and he is set to reprise the role in the upcoming new...

Sir David Jason Wants To Play Q In A James Bond Movie

Sir David Jason wants to play Q in a James Bond movie.The 77-year-old TV legend - who is best known for playing Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter in beloved UK sitcom 'Only Fools and Horses' -...

Dame Julie Walters Says Dick Van Dyke Is Full Of Energy

Dame Julie Walters says Dick Van Dyke has been able to dance ''all day'' on the set of 'Mary Poppins Returns' and is ''full of energy''.The 67-year-old actress plays housekeeper Ellen in the reboot of...

Jim Broadbent Would Love To Make Paddington 3

Jim Broadbent would jump at the opportunity to make 'Paddington 3'.The 68-year-old actor has starred as Mr. Gruber - the antique shop owner and a friend to the marmalade munching Peruvian bear - in two...

Dame Julie Walters Slams Gender Pay Gap

Dame Julie Walters has slammed the gender gap in the movie business.Last week, the BBC were forced to reveal the pay of their employees and the information has caused a lot of controversy as many...

Julie Andrews Won't Appear In Mary Poppins Returns

Julie Andrews is ''100 per cent behind'' 'Mary Poppins Returns' - but won't appear in it.The 81-year-old actress - who played the magical nanny in the 1964 musical fantasy film - is backing the forthcoming...

Angela Lansbury To Star In Mary Poppins Returns

Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 91-year-old actress is the latest addition to director Rob Marshall's upcoming musical sequel, which will star Emily Blunt in the title role.According to the Hollywood...

Lindsay Lohan To Play Ariel In The Little Mermaid?

Lindsay Lohan wants to play Ariel in the live adaption of 'The Little Mermaid'.The 30-year-old actress has begged Disney - the company behind her breakout role in 1998's 'The Parent Trap' - to cast her...

Here's What We Know So Far About 'Mary Poppins Returns'

Production has commenced on the highly anticipated Mary Poppins Returns and Walt Disney Studios have finally revealed some exciting plot details.Filming is currently underway at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England and the musical is scheduled...

Ben Whishaw Is Bookmakers' Frontrunner To Take On Doctor Who Role

Capaldi revealed on Monday (30Jan17) that he would be hanging up his sonic screwdriver after the upcoming tenth series, immediately leading to speculation as to who could replace him in the Tardis. Names thrown in...

Dick Van Dyke Confirms Mary Poppins Return

Dick Van Dyke will star in 'Mary Poppins Returns'. The 91-year-old actor portrayed jack-of-all-trades Bert in the classic 1964 musical movie, and he has confirmed he will return for the sequel, admitting he has been...

Dick Van Dyke: 'No One' Told Me My Mary Poppins Accent Was Bad

Dick Van Dyke says ''no-one said anything'' about his accent in 'Mary Poppins'.The 90-year-old actor famously played Bert in the 1964 musical movie alongside Julie Andrews - who starred as the titular Mary Poppins -...

Eddie Redmayne Makes Oscar Confession

Eddie Redmayne's Oscar wears underpants.The 34-year-old actor picked up the coveted Best Actor statuette for his performance in 'The Theory of Everything' in 2015 and he has the trophy on display in his house, but...

Hugh Grant And Brendan Gleeson Added To Paddington 2 Cast

Production has begun on the follow up to the popular 2014 film, with original cast members Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris and Samuel Joslin all returning for another...

Hugh Grant And Brendan Gleeson Join Paddington 2

Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson have joined the cast of 'Paddington 2'.The 'Notting Hill' star and the Emmy Award-winning Irish actor have been added to the sequel to the 2014 children's film about Peruvian stowaway...

Lin-manuel Miranda To Pen Little Mermaid Songs

Lin-Manuel Miranda is to work with Oscar-winning songwriter Alan Menken on music for the live action version of 'The Little Mermaid'.Disney has decided to pair the creator of the Broadway musical 'Hamilton' with long-time Walt...

Ben Whishaw In Negotiations To Join Mary Poppins Returns

The Spectre star is in negotiations to play the adult version of Michael Banks, who was one of the young children the beloved nanny cared for in the 1964 film. Mary Poppins...

Ben Whishaw Is In Talks To Star In Mary Poppins Returns

Ben Whishaw is rumoured to star in 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 35-year-old actor - who is known for playing the scientific genius Q in the 'James Bond' franchise - is reportedly set to play the role...

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...

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