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Young Sherlock Holmes To Play Grown-up Sleuth?

The young actor who played YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES 22 years ago is now set to play the literary sleuth all grown up. NICHOLAS ROWE is attached to a new Holmes franchise, based on the graphic...

Dennehy And Plummer To Star In Broadway Revival

Actors BRIAN DENNEHY and CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER will star in a revival of INHERIT THE WIND on Broadway next March (07). The stars, both Tony Award winners, are lined up to act in a 12 week...

Plummer, Redgrave And Rossellini Join My Dog Tulip

CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER, LYNN REDGRAVE and ISABELLA ROSSELLINI will lend their voice talents to the independent animated film MY DOG TULIP, based on the 1956 British novel by JR ACKERLEY. The film follows a 14-year friendship...

Attenborough Lands Big Names For Romantic Ring Saga

British movie mogul RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is gathering an all-star cast together to tell the romantic story of a US pilot who crash-landed in Northern Ireland during World War Two. With his dying breath, the airman...

Newman Joins Fight For Image Rights

Screen veteran PAUL NEWMAN is backing a bill to protect image and vocal rights for actors. The possible ruling could make it illegal for movie-makers to steal previous footage or speech and use it in...

Plummer Urges Pope On Paedophile Crackdown

Veteran Canadian actor CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER has called on the new POPE BENEDICT XVI to remove paedophiles from the Roman Catholic Church. The SOUND OF MUSIC star, 77, researched religious child abusers in preparation for...

Plummer To Play Shamed Cardinal

CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER has signed up to play US Catholic Church head CARDINAL BERNARD LAW, who was forced to resign after failing to stop evidence of child abuse by clergy in his diocese, in new TV...

Von Trapp Family Return With Xmas Album

The family which inspired THE SOUND OF MUSIC is back after a 40-year break with a new Christmas album. The American grandchildren of the VON TRAPP FAMILY SINGERS have recorded a CD of festive...

Actors Guild Selling Foreclosed Films

In an effort to recoup more than $400,000 (GBP220,000) from stars including DAVID BOWIE and CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER, America's SCREEN ACTORS GUILD (SAG) is selling the rights to seven small films. Bosses at SAG say...

Farrell To Romance Teenager In New Film

Hunky actor COLIN FARRELL has agreed to play the a 14-year-old girl's lover in a controversial new movie. Little known Q'ORIANKA (corr) KILCHER will play Native American beauty POCAHONTAS opposite the Irish star's CAPTAIN...

Plummer Tackles Catholic Abuse Scandal In New Film

A BEAUTIFUL MIND star CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER has signed up to appear in a movie about the Catholic Church's recent sexual abuse scandal. In OUR FATHERS, to be produced for American cable network SHOWTIME, Plummer...

Love Actually To Debut At Toronto Film Festival

NOTTING HILL writer RICHARD CURTIS's directorial debut LOVE ACTUALLY will finally be premiered at the TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL, Canada, next month (SEP03). The London-based comedy, starring HUGH GRANT and KEIRA KNIGHTLEY, will be presented...

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