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Dan Stevens' Beastly Struggle

Dan Stevens almost passed out every day while filming 'Beauty and the Beast'.The 34-year-old actor had to don a heavy, hairy, bulky suit for the role in the live-action movie, while also tackling the ''very...

Emma Watson Rejected Cinderella Film Before She Accepted 'Empowering' Beauty And The Beast Role

The British actress stars as Belle in the upcoming Beauty and the Beast, a live-action remake of Disney's 1991 animated classic of the same name.However, Emma reveals that she previously had the chance to play...

Here's Why Emma Watson Was So Right For 'Beauty And The Beast'

'Beauty And The Beast' has without a doubt been one of the best loved Disney films since its release as an animated movie in 1991. Now that it's jumped on the bandwagon of live action...

Emma Watson Changes Film Agency Representatives

Emma Watson has changed her film representatives.The 26-year-old actress has parted ways with her US agency William Morris Endeavor and will now be represented by Creative Artists Agency, but will still stay under the management...

Remake Of Beauty And The Beast To Feature New Lyrics

The new live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, coming out on the 17th of March, is set to feature lyrics that were unused in the 1991 version. The Bill Condon-directed film will use lyrics...

Emma Watson's Belle Gets A Feminist Backstory In Beauty And The Beast

The British actress plays Belle in Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation of the classic 1991 animation, and has now revealed to fans the book-loving protagonist has a new backstory.In the original, Belle is a bookworm, the...

Luke Evans: 'I Fought To Land Beauty And The Beast Role At Audition'

The Welsh actor has landed the role of a lifetime as villain Gaston in the upcoming real-life adaption of the classic Disney film, with Emma Watson playing Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast. Despite...

Ewan Mcgregor: 'Playing Lumiere Was Fantastically Fun!'

The Scottish actor takes on the role of talking candlestick Lumiere in Bill Condon's version of the classic Disney film, with Emma Watson playing Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast. Ewan is no stranger...

Luke Evans' Dream Job On Beauty And The Beast

Luke Evans found working with 'Beauty and The Beast' director Bill Condon to be ''magic''.The 36-year-old actor has landed the part of arrogant baddie Gaston, alongside Emma Watson's Belle, in the remake of the Disney...

Kristen Stewart 'Interested' In New Twilight Film

Kristen Stewart would be ''interested'' in starring in another 'Twilight' film.The 25-year-old beauty has admitted she wouldn't mind resurrecting her role as Bella Swan in the vampire romance film franchise but insists it wouldn't ''emotionally...

Kristen Stewart's Impressive 'Vampire Orgasm'

Kristen Stewart impressed the director with her ''vampire orgasm'' in 'Twilight'.Bill Condon - who was at the helm of the final two instalments of the film adaption, 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Parts 1...

Emma Thompson To Play Mrs. Potts In Beauty And The Beast

Emma Thompson will play Mrs. Potts in Disney's live-action 'Beauty and the Beast'.The 55-year-old actress will star in the role that was voiced by Angela Lansbury in the 1991 original animated film, while Kevin Kline...

Emma Thompson In Talks To Appear In Beauty And The Beast

Emma Thompson is in talks to star in the live action film version of Disney's 'Beauty And The Beast'.The 55-year-old star is wanted to play the role of Mrs Potts, the housekeeper who's turned into...

After 'Fifth Estate' Failure, Bill Condon Is Directing 'Beauty And The Beast'

Twilight director Bill Condon is back in the blockbuster business after the disappointment of WikiLeaks drama The Fifth Estate and will director Disney's live-action movie Beauty and the Beast. The news comes after the studio...

'The Fifth Estate' Is Stinker Of The Year In Movie Flop List [Trailer]

It's been a slippery slope for Bill Condon's The Fifth Estate: first Wikileaks founder Julian Assange denounced the movie, then critics refused to be convinced, it disappointed at the box office and now it has...

Creepy Twilight Doll Cut From Movie Revealed. Scariest. Thing. Ever.

The creepy Twilight doll known only as Chuckesmee was supposed to serve as the love child of Bella and Edward in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, the final chapter in the vampire...

Bill Condon Brought In To Rewrite P.t. Barnum Biopic

Filmmaker Bill Condon is set to rewrite the script for a planned movie musical starring Hugh Jackman as circus showman P.T. Barnum.The X-Men star originally signed on to play the three-ring circus pioneer in The...

Benedict Cumberbatch 'Thrilled' With The Fifth Estate

Benedict Cumberbatch is ''thrilled'' with 'The Fifth Estate'.The 37-year-old actor plays WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the movie and admitted while he enjoyed the role, he was ''terrified'' before he watched the finished product for...

Was Julian Assange Right About Benedict Cumberbatch's 'The Fifth Estate'?

Julian Assange has become pretty annoying. There was a period when the WikiLeaks founder was an intriguing guy. People started calling him a rock and roll star. Now, he's holed away in the Ecuadorean embassy,...

Benedict Cumberbatch 'Thrilled' With The Fifth Estate

Benedict Cumberbatch is ''thrilled'' with 'The Fifth Estate'.The 37-year-old actor plays real-life WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the upcoming thriller and he admitted while he enjoyed the role, he was ''terrified'' before he watched the...

Wikileaks: The Fifth Estate Is 'Harmful'

WikiLeaks has branded 'The Fifth Estate' ''irresponsible and harmful''.The non-profit organisation, which is known for its news leaks and publishing of classified documents, has hit back at a new film by Disney and DreamWorks which...

Ian Mckellen Goes From Sorcerer To Sleuth In Upcoming Sherlock Movie

Sir Ian McKellen is due to star as an elderly Sherlock Holmes in the movie adaptation of 'A Slight Trick of the Mind', a 2005 novel by Mitch Cullin.'The Hobbit' star has been signed on...

Ian Mckellen To Play Sherlock Holmes

Sir Ian McKellen is set to play Sherlock Holmes in a new film.The 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' actor is the latest Hollywood name to tackle the famous private detective on the big screen, signing...

Ian Mckellen Steps Into Sherlock Holmes' Shoes To Solve His Hardest Case Yet

It’s official, screen legend Ian McKellen has signed on to play a retired Sherlock Holmes in Bill Condon's A Slight Trick of the Mind. The movie is based on a novel of the same name...

Oliver Stone Meets Julian Assange, Then Attacks Wikileaks Movies

Never far from controversy, Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has conveniently attacked two forthcoming movies about Julian Assange after meeting the Wikileaks founder at the Ecudorian embassy in London last week. Stone tweeted a picture of...

Twilight Dominates The Razzies

'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2' won in seven categories at the 33rd Golden Raspberry Awards in California last night (23.02.13).The vampire series - whose stars Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Mackenzie Foy...

Twilight And Kristen Stewart Win (Lose?) Big At The Razzies

Few movies feel complete without a baddy that you can lavish hate upon, whose own driving negative force encourages the hero to become the hero. Likewise, great movies couldn't be truly great if there weren't...

Julian Assange Slams Forthcoming Wikileaks Movie

Julian Assange has blasted WikiLeaks film 'The Fifth Estate'.The disgraced website founder believes Bill Condon's upcoming Hollywood drama about Assange's early days trying to bring confidential government information into the public domain is a ''massive...

First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch As Julian Assange In Wikileaks Movie (Photo)

It looks as though producers working on the forthcoming WikiLeaks movie The Fifth Estate have well and truly nailed the casting process. Based on the book by Guardian writers David Leigh and Luke Harding, the...

Wikileaks Movie 'The Fifth Estate' Starring Benedict Cumberbatch Sees First Light

The contemporary social biopic has dug a niche for itself in popular cinema, spearheaded lately by such movies as The Social Network. They examine the lives of those who have been influential in contemporary history,...

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