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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...

Bill Murray: 'I Love Adele'

The actor reveals he was turned onto the soulful Brit by his sons, and now he can't get enough of her. "I became a fan when I was driving my sons to...

'The Jungle Book' Takes A Massive $103 Million At Us Box Office

The Jungle Book, directed by Jon Favreau has roared to the top of the US box office this weekend, taking a massive $103m. The film managed one of the biggest ever April debuts in US...

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...

Jon Favreau Pestered Bill Murray For Jungle Book Role

Jon was convinced the Ghostbusters star was the perfect choice to voice Baloo the bear in his new adaptation of the classic Rudyard Kipling story, so the director did everything he could to...

'The Jungle Book' Has Set The Bar For Cinematic Beauty This Year

'The Jungle Book' has returned in one of the most visually stunning epics of the year. Directed by Jon Favreau, this new re-make of the Rudyard Kipling tale and its 60s Disney take-off follows the...

Bill Murray Gives Passionate Tv Poetry Reading

The eccentric actor, who is a supporter of the New York Poets House literary centre, recently took up an invitation from America's Oprah magazine's books editor Leigh Harber to publish a selection of...

New Jungle Book 'Looks Different From Anything Else'

Based on Rudyard Kipling's collective works and the Walt Disney 1967 animated film, the updated fantasy adventure film tells the tale of a boy raised by wolves and other jungle animals.A-list actors, including Scarlett Johansson,...

Director Confirms Bill Murray's Ghostbusters Cameo

After years spent dismissing all reports of a return to the franchise, Murray was spotted on the set of the new all-female Ghostbusters last year (15), and now Paul Feig has revealed that...

Paul Feig: 'Give Ghostbusters Reboot A Chance'

The Bridesmaids moviemaker and the all-female Ghostbusters played by Kristen Wiig, Melissa MCCarthy, Kate MCKinnon and Leslie Jones, have been receiving backlash ever since the reboot of the 1984 original was announced in...

Bill Murray Offers To Pay For Phones He Threw From A Rooftop Restaurant

The Ghostbusters star was unwinding at the Vesuvio rooftop lounge in Carmel, California on Thursday (11Feb16) when he spotted two starstruck fans trying to snap photos of the actor. According to venue...

Ghostbusters Ii 'Psychic' Backtracks On End Of The World Prediction

Chloe played psychic Elaine, who told Bill Murray's character an alien had informed her armageddon would fall on the most romantic day in 27 years, during a segment on fictitious TV show World...

Second City Improv Bosses Launch Harold Ramis Film School

The Ghostbusters star honed his craft as a member of the iconic Chicago, Illinois improv comedy troupe, where he met fellow aspiring actors John Belushi and his close pal Bill Murray. Now...

Bill Murray's Christmas Plans In Britain

The Hollywood legend may have played Christmas cynic Frank Cross in 1988's Scrooged, but in real life Bill embraces the festive season. He's usually based across the bond in the Big Apple, but will be...

Bill Murray Fears U.s. Nurtures Bullying Reputation

The Groundhog Day star recalled his sorrow earlier this month (Dec15) over the sickening terrorist atrocities in Paris, France in November (15), telling the audience at Marrakech Film Festival in Morocco, "My heart...

Bill Murray Addresses Mass Shootings During Marrakech Film Festival Acceptance Speech

Like most people around the world, the Lost in Translation star was sickened by the terrorist attacks in Paris, France last month (Nov15), and he was left dumbfounded when a pair of killers shot up...

Johnny Depp And George Clooney Movies Rank Among 2015'S Biggest Box Office Flops

A-listers including Johnny Depp, Bradley Cooper and George Clooney all had one unfortunate thing in common this year. All three stars have films included in 2015’s list of biggest box office flops. The list, compiled...

Rock The Kasbah Gets Bill Murray Talking

This week, the notoriously reclusive Bill Murray spoke out in an "ask me anything" session for his new movie Rock the Kasbah, in which he plays a has-been music manager who discovers a talented teenaged...

Sony Developing Animated Ghostbusters Movie?

Sony is reportedly developing an animated 'Ghostbusters' movie.According to The Wrap, the new film will be told from a ghost's point of view and is going into development at Sony Pictures Animation. Although the studio...

Bill Murray Skipped Emmys For Son's Wedding

Bill Murray missed the Primetime Emmy Awards to attend his son's wedding.The 65-year-old actor was honoured with the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie prize for his work on 'Olive Kitteridge' at...

Ernie Hudson And Annie Potts Return To Ghostbusters

Both actors appeared in the first 1984 movie and its 1989 sequel, with Hudson as one of the actual Ghostbusters and Potts as the crew's receptionist - and according to multiple reports they...

Disney Are Making A New ‘Mary Poppins’ Film, Set 20 Years After The Original

Disney are planning to make a new Mary Poppins film. The upcoming film will not be a remake of the much beloved original but will take place 20 years later when the magical nanny has...

Female Ghostbusters Stars Convinced Bill Murray To Make Cameo

The veteran actor played Dr. Peter Venkman in the 1984 film and its sequel but made it clear throughout the years he was not interested in reprising the role for a third film....

Bill Murray Gives Blessing To Ghostbusters Reboot

Bill Murray filmed a cameo in the 'Ghostbusters' reboot because he wanted to give it his blessing.The 64-year-old actor - who played Peter Venkman in 'Ghostbusters' and 'Ghostbusters II' - admitted he thought long and...

Second City Theatre Offices Destroyed By Fire

The blaze ripped through part of the Second City comedy complex on Wednesday (26Aug15), but spared the theatre, which some of America's top comedians once called home. Investigators believe the fire started...

Melissa Mccarthy Pays Tribute To 'Remarkable' Ghostbusters Women

Melissa McCarthy has paid a Twitter tribute to the ''remarkable women'' of the new 'Ghostbusters' movie.The 45-year-old actress stars alongside Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon in the female-led reboot of the iconic sci-fi franchise and...

Disney To Make Lion King Sequel

Disney is to make a 'Lion King' sequel.The movie studio has announced plans to make another movie in the franchise, the most successful of which was the original in 1994 that featured the voices of...

Bill Murray Confirmed As Making Appearance In 'Ghostbusters' Reboot

Original Ghostbuster Bill Murray has been confirmed as making an appearance in Paul Feig’s upcoming all female reboot of the franchise, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The 64 year old actor played Dr. Peter Venkman...

Bill Murray 'To Appear In Ghostbusters 3'

Bill Murray is to star in 'Ghostbusters 3'.The 64-year-old actor - who starred in the two earlier movies in the franchise, in 1984 and 1989 - is set to appear in the eagerly-awaited Paul Feig-directed...

Bill Murray Spotted On New Ghostbusters Set

The Groundhog Day star, who appeared in the first two films, was a hold-out for the new all-girl Ghostbusters movie, but he was photographed arriving in Boston, Massachusetts on Thursday (06Aug15), and now...

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