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David Wolfe , Dan Stevens - The Lessa Dream Gallery hosts an event that celebrates giving blank canvas to the homeless, formally homeless and disabled people to create and vision there dreams at The Leesa Dream Gallery Soho . 112 Wooster Street . NYC - New York, United States - Wednesday 27th April 2016

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Dan Stevens , Susie Hariet - Opening night of Hamlet at the Barbican - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 25th August 2015

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Dan Stevens - BAFTA tribute to Downton Abbey at the Richmond Theatre - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 11th August 2015

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Dan Stevens - BAFTA Tribute: Downton Abbey held at the Richmond Theatre - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 11th August 2015

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Dan Stevens and Susie Hariet - Royal Academy Summer Preview Party 2015 - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 3rd June 2015

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'Beauty And The Beast' Remake Confirmed For March 2017, Adds Emma Thompson And Kevin Kline


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More Disney casting news! The forthcoming live action re-make of the classic Beauty and the Beast will feature Emma Thompson as Mrs Potts and Kevin Kline as Belle’s father Maurice, it was announced on Monday.

A statement released to People by Disney confirmed the addition of yet more high profile names to an already star-studded cast, for what is shaping up to be the most anticipated Disney release in years.

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Emma Thompson will become an anthropomorphised teapot in the 'Beauty and the Beast' remake

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Josh Gad To Join Emma Watson And Dan Stevens In Disney's Live Action 'Beauty And The Beast'


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Josh Gad has become the latest actor to join the cast of the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. 34-year-old Gad has been cast as Le Fou, the villain Gaston's minion. Gad is best known for voicing Olaf in Disney's Frozen and for his roles in such films as The Internship and JobsEmma Watson (Harry Potter) has been cast as Belle, Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) as the Beast and Luke Evans (Dracula Untold) as Gaston. Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks) and Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner) are also rumoured to be in talks with the film's producers.

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Josh Gad is set to play Le Fou in the upcoming live-action film of Beauty and the Beast.

Read More: Frozen Fever: Disney's Most Successful Animation Returns with a Short Film Sequel.

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Dan Stevens To Play 'The Beast' In 'Beauty And The Beast'


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Dan Stevens, the former Downton Abbey star who gained critical acclaim for an eye-catching performance in The Guest, has been cast as the Beast/Prince in Disney's live-action retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Stevens will star alongside fellow Brit Emma Watson.

Dan StevensDan Stevens turned in a stellar performance in The Guest

According to the Hollywood Reporter, The Hobbit star Luke Evans is still in talks to play the villain Gaston. Bill Condon is directing the movie, which appears to be turning out to be an all-British cast.

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The Cobbler Trailer


Some people are far more important than you might think. For one lowly cobbler, things are about to change. After a lifetime of fixing other people's shoes, the cobbler, Max Simkin (Adam Sandler) one day dares to try on a pair, discovering that if he walks in a man (or woman)'s shoes, he will become that person. After becoming the wrong person and coming into some money that doesn't belong to him, Simkin must do whatever he can to make it through, and maybe go back to helping other people instead of himself.

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Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb Review


Good

Now in its third instalment, it's clearer than ever that this franchise is based on one joke that has been stretched far beyond the breaking point. And not too cleverly at that. Fortunately, this movie retains much of the deranged idiocy that made the second part rather enjoyable. So it's watchable even if there aren't many new ideas, and even if filmmaker Shawn Levy is far too happy to settle for unnecessary digital effects work where a bit of character comedy would have been much more engaging.

Back on the job as a night watchman in New York, Larry (Ben Stiller) is now orchestrating the museum exhibits when they come to life to provide spectacular shows for visitors who think this is all a special effect. Even his boss (Ricky Gervais) isn't sure what's really going on. But when a glitch in the magical Ancient Egyptian powers causes chaos, Larry learns that he needs to travel to London so he can reunite Ahkmenrah (Rami Malek) with his father (Ben Kingsley), who's on display at the British Museum. Larry's teen son Nick (Skyler Gisondo) comes along, as do his revived pals Teddy Roosevelt (Robin Williams), tiny soldiers Octavius and Jedediah (Steve Coogan and Owen Wilson) and others. But in London, while sneaking around local night guard Tilly (Rebel Wilson), Larry's team awakens a statue of the knight Lancelot (Dan Stevens), who dives into their quest with rather a bit too much gusto.

Until Lancelot turns up, everything about the film feels oddly tired, from the starry cameos to effects work that strains to be clever. Then Stevens injects a badly needed jolt of blue-eyed charisma and warped comical timing that makes the rest of the movie rather good fun. Rebel Wilson's side-plot is also rather amusing, with some wonderfully ridiculous touches. And even the cameos get better, notably a scene on a West End stage that's genuinely inspired silliness. Coogan and Wilson offer some raucous banter to accompany everything that happens, and Stiller kind of hangs on for dear life. But the filmmakers don't really care about these characters; they're just trying to create something visually impressive that's also goofy fun.

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Video - Ben Stiller Is Joined By Co-Stars On The Red Carpet At 'Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb' Premiere - Part 2


The cast of 'Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb' all posed happily together at the New York premiere of the film, which is set to hit movie theaters on December 19th 2014.

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Dan Stevens and Susie Hariet - 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb' - UK film premiere held at the Empire Leicester Square - Arrivals at Empire Leicester Square - London - Monday 15th December 2014

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Dan Stevens - Dan Stevens arriving at the BBC Radio studios - London, United Kingdom - Monday 15th December 2014

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A Walk Among The Tombstones Review


Very Good

Although the plot isn't particularly original, a darkly internalised tone makes this low-key thriller oddly compelling. It may be the usual serial killer nastiness, but it also pays attention to earthier themes like morality and the futility of revenge. Meanwhile, Liam Neeson is able to combine his more recent action-hero persona with his serious acting chops this time. And writer-director Scott Frank infuses the film with moody grit, quietly subverting each cliche of the genre.

The action picks up eight years after Matt (Neeson) stopped drinking and quit the police force, following a shootout that went horribly wrong. It's now 1999, and New York is in the grip of Y2K paranoia. Matt is working as an unlicensed private detective who uses word-of-mouth to find clients. So Matt is intrigued when one of his 12-step friends (Boyd Holbrook) introduces his brother Kenny (Dan Stevens), a wealthy drug trafficker whose wife was kidnapped and then murdered even though he paid the ransom. As Matt digs into the case, he realises that the two killers (David Harbour and Adam David Thompson) have a left a string of similar victims in their wake, and that the murders are connected. Meanwhile, Matt takes in homeless teen TJ (Brian "Astro" Bradley), an observant kid who helps him work piece together the clues. And together they try to figure out where the killers will strike next.

This story unfolds with a remarkably gloomy tone, combining horrific violence with introspective drama. This mixture can feel rather jarring, especially as it wallows in the nastier side of human existence. Every character is tortured in more ways than one, with lost loves, physical afflictions and internal demons. Even the smaller side roles are packed with detail, including Olafur Darri Olafsson's creepy cemetery worker and Sebastian Roche's frazzled Russian mobster. All of this adds texture to the film, a welcome distraction from the grisly central plot, which is never played as a mystery, but rather as an inevitability.

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Robin Williams And Ben Stiller Re-Unite For More Magical Mayhem In 'Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb' [Trailer + Pictures]


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Another treat is in store for movie fans this Christmas as the family favourite Night At The Museum returns for a third and final instalment. Entitled Secret of the Tomb, it follows on from 2009's Battle of the Smithsonian.

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Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb will be released on December 19th

When the mystical powers of the Tablet of Ahkmenrah that animates that museum’s exhibits at night begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) realises he must travel the globe and meet up with new characters and old favourites in order to restore the artefact’s powers before it disappears forever. Cue a journey to London!

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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Trailer


Following on from the discovery that New York Natural History Museum's exhibits come to life after dark, security guard Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) is faced with a new problem. After confronting the curator, Dr. McPhee (Ricky Gervais), about the exhibits steadily losing consciousness, Daley and friends must travel to England to try to restore power to The Tablet of Ahkmenrah - the ancient artefact that grants life to the museum. In an adventure which spans the globe, Daley and company must meet up with new characters in an attempt to restore the magic before the figures lives end permanently. 

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'The Guest': Dan Stevens Just Became Your New Favourite Actor


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As a casting director, Dan Stevens probably wouldn't be the first actor you'd call upon to fill the role of an intense American soldier. The former 'Downton Abbey' actor probably fended off some stiff competition to star in Adam Wingard's glittering new drama and the movie is all the better for having him aboard.

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Stevens' character introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. However, once he is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence. 

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The Guest Trailer


After Caleb Peterson dies whilst fighting on the frontline in the war in Afghanistan, his family back home are overcome with grief. Comfort appears to present itself in the form of a friendly handsome stranger named David, who knocks on the Petersons' door claiming that he fought alongside Caleb, and promised him that he would take care of his family if he should fall. Mrs. Peterson welcomes David with open arms, glad of some respite finally, and while Caleb's brother and sister Anna and Luke are wary of their guest, David's winning smile and unceasing helpfulness soon gains their trust. However, it seems there's more than meets the eye with their visitor, as the family discover how a set of unexplained deaths have been linked to him, and it seems his intentions may not be so honourable after all.

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A Walk Among the Tombstones Trailer


Matt Scudder gave up his high-flying job with the NYPD after accidentally shooting dead a civilian while chasing away a group of criminals trying to rob the bar he was drinking in. Now working as an unlicensed private detective, this recovering alcoholic is enlisted by a man who wants Matt to find the kidnappers who took his ransom and murdered his wife. These kidnappers are no amateurs, however; they very meticulously choose their victims and it isn't long before they discover that Matt is looking for them. He may be used to taking down some pretty ruthless criminals, but he's never faced anything like this before and is constantly feeling as though he is one step behind his opposition. To nab criminals like these, he can't work within the law himself - but will that turn him into something he's tried so hard to avoid?

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Downtown Abbey Season 4 Opener Eclipses Viewing Ratings And Sets New Record


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The hugely popular British period drama 'Downton Abbey' is still the favourite among fans of the small screen as it shatters the previous rating records on the premiere of season 4. In a successful return on Sunday night (Jan 5th), 'Downton' was viewed by an impressive 10.2 million people.

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Lady Mary is still struggling with the death of Michael in the premiere 

These ratings have no competition from other favoured television programmes and its only competition proved to by the NFL game on Fox, which was watched by a massive 41.5 million viewers on the same day.

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Cast Changes And Cliff Hangers Abound As 'Downton Abbey' Kicks Off Season 4


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Hold on to your dinner jackets, people, because Downton Abbey is almost back on PBS. The fourth season of the show premieres this coming Sunday, bringing with it some exciting changes for the ever-troubled Crawley family and the other inhabitants of Downton. Here are just a few of the cliffhangers that need resolving this season.

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Paul Giamatti in Downton Abbey.

The sudden death of solicitor Matthew Crawley (Dan Stevens) in a car crash at the end of 2012 Christmas special shocked viewers to the point where series creator Julian Fellows reportedly received some very threatening letters.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Wins Praise For His Portrayal Of Julian Assange In 'The Fifth Estate'


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The Fifth Estate has received mixed reviews in time with its release in US cinemas. The film follows the rise of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks to prominence. Although many have described the film as lacking in detail and merely showing the bare bones of the plot, this is summed up by Henry Fitzherbert of the Daily Express who wrote: "if you want to know more about Wikileaks and today's information war the picture is an excellent starting point. As engaging human drama, however, it falls short."

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The official The Fifth Estate poster.

Benedict Cumberbatch's performance as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been highly praised by critics however. He stars in The Fifth Estate, which follows Assange's decision to publish the WikiLeaks website and his turbulent relationship with Daniel Domescheit-Berg at the height of the WikiLeaks controversy. The film, based on true events, shows politics on a local and global scale: from Assange's office to the centres of US government. Many governments worldwide considered Assange a threat to their national security whilst Assange was forced to wrestle with the consequences of his actions, namely that it would put others in danger. 

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The Fifth Estate - Featurette


'The Fifth Estate' stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Laura Linney, Daniel Bruhl and Stanley Tucci along with director Bill Condon talk about the upcoming movie in short featurette. The film tells the shocking story of WikiLeaks founders Julian Assange and Daniel Domscheit-Berg and their quest to share classified information with the world.

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Are Tesco Finest And Downton Abbey A Match Made In Heaven?


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Tesco has tied up a shrewd deal with ITV to become the latest sponsor of the popular Edwardian drama Downton Abbey.

Britain’s biggest grocer announced on Friday (August 16, 2013) that it’s ‘Finest’ range – which consists of over 1,400 productions – would sponsor Downton Abbey for the new season.

According to Reuters, Tesco posted a drop in quarterly underlying sales in Britain, raising doubts about its $1 billion turnaround plan despite a host of new initiatives. However, with ASDA, Morrisons, Sainsburys and Waitrose performing strongly, Tesco has decided the time is right to sign a heavyweight TV deal.

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Downton Abbey Hands Out Golden Deals To Avoid Dan Stevens Style Exits


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Bosses behind the major British period drama Downton Abbey - which has also proved a huge hit stateside - have moved quickly to tie down the show's biggest stars in a bid to avoid another Dan Stevens-esque exit.

According to The Sun, stars including Hugh Bonneville and Elizabeth McGovern have signed three year deals worth over £1 million each. The move was made to avoid another cast member leaving in the same way that Stevens did last year.

The 30-year-old, who played Matthew Crawley, was the ITV drama's major draw though left abruptly to pursue other interests. The actor is a keen fan of literature and has narrated several audiobooks including The Angel's Game, Wolf Hall and War Horse. In 2012, he was a member of the judging panel for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction and is currently editor-at-large for The Junket, an online quarterly is co-founded.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Stars As Julian Assange In WikiLeaks Thriller 'The Fifth Estate' [Trailer]


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Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) stars in The Fifth Estate as Julia Assange. The trailer was released yesterday (17th July) and the film is due out in US cinemas this autumn.

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Benedict Cumberbatch at the London premiere of Star Trek: Into The Darkness.

The Fifth Estate tells the story of Julian Assange, the WikiLeak's founder, and his relationship with supporter Daniel Domscheit-Berg. Their relationship is placed under pressure at the height of the WikiLeaks saga. It focuses on Assange wrestling with his morals as he decides whether or not to publish information which may have endangered his sources.

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The Fifth Estate Trailer


When Julian Assange began to leak damaging governmental information online through WikiLeaks, he was praised as a hero by many for finally showing the truth about unethical military operations such as the famous 'collateral murder' video showing an AH-64 Apache taking aim at some unarmed Iraqi journalists. One supporter, Daniel Domscheit-Berg, became good friends with Julian and eventually worked with him in his truth and justice exploits. However, when hundreds of names of government informers were under threat of being leaked, the pair were at a conflict as Daniel understood that many people's lives were at risk if the information got out while Julian remained determined to enlighten the public.

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Dan Stevens and Susie Hariet - UK Gala screening of 'Summer in February' at the Curzon Mayfair cinema - London, United Kingdom - Monday 10th June 2013

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Dan Stevens - Guests arrive at the BBC studios to appear on The Andrew Marr Show - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 9th June 2013

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Dan Stevens - 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards held at New York Marriott Marquis - New York, NY, United States - Saturday 16th March 2013

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Dan Stevens

Date of birth

10th October, 1982

Occupation

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Sex

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Height

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This remake of Disney's 1991 classic is remarkably faithful, using present-day digital animation effects to...

Beauty And The Beast - Featurettes Trailer

Beauty And The Beast - Featurettes Trailer

Stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Josh Gad together with director Bill Condon...

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Beauty And The Beast Trailer

Take a closer look at the cast of 'Beauty and the Beast' in the final...

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer - Trailer and Clip Trailer

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Norman Oppenheimer is a New York based hustler determined to climb the social ladder and...

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Beauty and the Beast Trailer

To outsiders, the castle which sits on the outskirts of a small town is just...

Beauty And The Beast - Teaser Trailer

Beauty And The Beast - Teaser Trailer

Disney have released the new teaser trailer for the remake of the much-loved animated film...

The Cobbler Trailer

The Cobbler Trailer

Some people are far more important than you might think. For one lowly cobbler, things...

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Movie Review

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Movie Review

Now in its third instalment, it's clearer than ever that this franchise is based on...

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