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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...

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...

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