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Julie Walters Opens Up About Struggle With Menopause

Veteran actress Julie Walters broke down in tears on the set of Billy Elliot as she was going through the menopause at the time of filming.The Harry Potter star has opened up about her struggle...

Billy Elliot Claims Top Spot At U.k Box Office

A recording of the Billy Elliot stage show has beaten Denzel Washington's new thriller The Equalizer to the top spot in the U.K box office chart.The beloved British theatre production, based on the 2000 film...

Evan Rachel Wood Has Been Robbed

Evan Rachel Wood has been robbed.The 'True Blood' actress and her new husband Jamie Bell are on honeymoon at a secret location but returned to their hotel room on Sunday (04.11.12) to find it had...

Evan Rachel Wood Is 'Overwhelmed' With Happiness

Evan Rachel Wood is ''overwhelmingly'' happy about her marriage.The 'True Blood' actress tied the knot with 'Billy Elliot' actor Jamie Bell - who she first dated for around a year until 2006 before reconciling last...

Jamie Bell Joins Nymphomaniac

Jamie Bell has joined the cast of 'Nymphomaniac'. The British actor will star alongside Shia LaBeouf - who has real sex in the movie, with the assistance of body doubles and visual effects - and...

Sir Elton John Celebrates 3000th Performance Of Billy Elliot

Sir Elton John battled illness on Wednesday (30May12) to congratulate the cast of London's Billy Elliot stage show on its 3000th performance.The Rocket Man, who composed the tunes for the musical, was recently forced to...

Justin Timberlake To Play Elton John?

Sir Elton John wants Justin Timberlake to play him in his forthcoming biopic. The legendary singer has revealed the script has been written for the movie - provisionally entitled 'Rocket Man' - and casting will...

Jamie Bell: I Always Saw Myself As Tintin

Jamie Bell has "always" seen himself as Tintin. The 25-year-old actor felt "really comfortable" starring as the titular character in 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn' 10 years after he was first...

Jamie Bell Enjoyed Tintin 'Challenge'

Jamie Bell found there were "lots of challenges" voicing the titular character in 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn'.The 25-year-old English actor thinks being European played a "big part" in him getting...

Jamie Bell 'Lost His Mind' After Billy Elliot

Jamie Bell has told of his torment at returning to normality after finding worldwide fame in Billy Elliot, confessing: "I lost my mind."The British actor was thrust into the spotlight as an unknown when he...

Hugh Jackman Called 'Poof' By Brother

Hugh Jackman was once called a "poof" by his brother.The actor has always shown an interest in dancing as well as acting and singing, but was put off when his sibling teased him by saying...

Weinsteins To Produce Broadway Stage Shows

Harvey Weinstein, who in the past has invested in Broadway productions and has producer credit on such stage shows as The Producers, Billy Elliot, and All Shook Up , is preparing to make The Weinstein...

Hugh Jackman Overcame 'Poof' Worries To Be An Actor

Hugh Jackman was initially deterred from becoming an actor because he thought people would think he was gay.The 'Wolverine' star discovered a passion for theatre and musicals when he was growing up in his native...

Jamie Bell: 'The Eagle Director Lucky To Have Us'

Jamie Bell believes the director of his latest movie was "lucky to have him".The 'Billy Elliot' star - who plays a slave in 'The Eagle' opposite Channing Tatum as a Roman soldier - thinks the...

Young Billy Elliot Stage Star Dies In Bus Smash

A young actress/dancer who appeared in the West End production of Billy Elliot has been killed in a road accident in London.Charlotte Leatherbarrow, who played a ballerina in the long-running stage production in the U.K....

Jamie Bell Wanted Dance Contest With Channing Tatum

Jamie Bell wanted a dance off with Channing Tatum on the set of their new movie. The pair star together in new action movie 'The Eagle', but with both having shown off their footwork in...

Billy Elliot Producers Sued Over Prop Mishap

The producers of Broadway show BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL have been slapped with a $4 million (£2.67 million) lawsuit from two women who were hospitalised after they were allegedly struck by a stage prop in...

Elton John Working On Biopic

Sir Elton John is working on a movie of his "crazy" life.The 'Crocodile Rock' hitmaker and partner David Furnish - who became fathers to son Zachary, who was born through a surrogate mother, on Christmas...

Elizabeth Banks For Man On A Ledge

Elizabeth Banks has signed up to star alongside Sam Worthington in 'Man on a Ledge'.The 36-year-old actress - who is best known for her work on the 'Spider-Man' film franchise - is reportedly set to...

Jamie Bell Heads To Retreat

Jamie Bell has signed up to star in 'Retreat'. The 'Billy Elliot' actor will appear alongside Thandie Newton and Cillian Murphy in the thriller, directed by writer Carl Tibbets.The British-based film tells the story of...

Simon Cowell Makes Disney Dream Come True

Simon Cowell has paid for a 12-year-old cancer sufferer to go to Disney World. The music mogul heard about the plight of Megan Kershaw and organised the trip to the resort in Orlando, Florida, next...

Elton John's Musical Plans

Sir Elton John is working on a new musical.The 63-year-old musician is teaming up with his 'Billy Elliot' co-writer Lee Hall to pen a new stage production based on George Orwell's book 'Animal Farm'.However Lee...

War Horse Cast Confirmed

The cast for Steven Spielberg's 'War Horse' has been announced.The legendary director has picked relative unknown Jeremy Irvine to play lead character Albert in the novel adaptation, with his parents played by 'Trainspotting' star Peter...

Aaron Johnson For Spider-man

Aaron Johnson is the latest actor being lined up for the lead role in 'Spider-Man'.The 'Kick-Ass' actor and 'Terminator Salvation' star Anton Yelchin are reportedly at the top of the shortlist to play Peter Parker...

Bell Wanted As Spider-man?

BILLY ELLIOT star JAMIE BELL has reportedly emerged as the favourite to star as a teenage SPIDER-MAN in the fourth installment of the superhero franchise.Movie producers are planning to turn back time for a prequel,...

Jamie Bell Nets Spider-man?

Jamie Bell is in the running to star in the new 'Spider-Man' movie. The British actor is the frontrunner to star in a reboot of the franchise which will see the lead character Peter Parker...

Billy Elliott Creator To Tackle Pink Floyd Musical

Plans for a stage adaptation of PINK FLOYD rock opera THE WALL are picking up pace - former frontman ROGER WATERS has hired BILLY ELLIOT creator LEE HALL to help him write it.Originally a concept...

John Breaks Down At Billy Elliot's Birthday

SIR ELTON JOHN broke down in tears honouring the boys who have played BILLY ELLIOT at the London musical's fifth anniversary on Wednesday (31Mar10).The singer, who composed the production's music, welcomed onstage 19 of the...

Spielberg Completes Tintin Filming

The actual filming of Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin The Secret of the Unicorn has been completed, and it now goes to motion-capture technicians and artists who will spend the next two years finishing...

Billy Elliot Heading Back To The Big Screen?

SIR ELTON JOHN is in talks to take BILLY ELLIOT back to the big screen.John wrote the music for the theatre adaptation of the 2000 movie, which was written by Lee Hall and directed by...

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