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Himesh Patel Is 'Proud' Of Yesterday Character

Himesh Patel is ''proud'' his 'Yesterday' character isn't defined by his ethnicity.The 28-year-old actor plays singer/songwriter Jack Malik, the only person on the planet to be aware of The Beatles, in Danny Boyle's new movie...

Ed Sheeran's Wife Set For Yesterday Cameo

Ed Sheeran's wife will reportedly appear with him in 'Yesterday'.The 'Shape of You' hitmaker landed a role in Danny Boyle's upcoming movie - which follows a struggling songwriter Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) who, after an...

Danny Boyle Praises Film Festivals As Tv's Influence Grows

Danny Boyle says ''film festivals are crucial'' as TV's influence continues to grow.The 'Yesterday' director - whose new movie focuses on a musician who finds himself in a world where no one else remembers The...

Danny Boyle Wanted Bowie Biopic

Danny Boyle wanted to make a biopic about David Bowie.The 'Trainspotting' filmmaker and 'Millions' screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce had penned a ''wonderful'' script about the 'Space Oddity' singer - who died of cancer in January...

Richard Curtis Inspired By Ed Sheeran

Richard Curtis thinks his Beatles-inspired comedy 'Yesterday' is ''really about'' Ed Sheeran.The 62-year-old writer's latest film follows Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) who awakes from a blackout to discover he's the only person to know the...

Danny Boyle To Reunite With Irvine Welsh On Alan Mcgee Biopic

Danny Boyle is set to reunite with Irvine Welsh on a biopic about Alan McGee. The 62-year-old director - who helmed the 1996 cult classic 'Trainspotting', which was based on the writer's novel - will...

Ed Sheeran And Sanjeev Bhaskar Bonded Over Board Games

Ed Sheeran and his 'Yesterday' co-star Sanjeev Bhaskar bonded over a board game.The 'Castle on the Hill' hitmaker is set to play himself in Danny Boyle's Beatles-inspired comedy musical and the 55-year-old actor has revealed...

Phoebe Waller-bridge Working On Bond 25 Script

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is working on the script for Bond 25.The 33-year-old actress and writer - best known for creating and starring in BBC Three's 'Fleabag' as well as producing and writing 'Killing Eve' - has...

Danny Boyle Won't Make Comic Book Movie

Danny Boyle doesn't think he'd be ''very good'' at directing a comic book movie.The 'Trainspotting' filmmaker usually finds himself pondering how he would have tackled a script when he sees a film he likes but...

Danny Boyle Says Bond 25 Departure Is 'Great Shame'

Danny Boyle says his James Bond movie departure was ''a great shame''. The 62-year-old director had signed up to helm the 25th film about the suave spy, but he left the project in August due...

James Bond To Drive Eco-friendly Car

James Bond will drive an eco-friendly car in next installment of the franchise.Director Cary Fukunaga is reportedly planning to put the suave spy - who will again be played by Daniel Craig - behind the...

Dev Patel Applauds Movie's Diversity

Dev Patel thinks movies need to ''embrace'' non-white actors.The 28-year-old actor can next be seen in 'Hotel Mumbai' - which explores the terrorist attacks at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India in 2008 -...

Rami Malek In Final Talks To Play Bond 25 Villain

Rami Malek is reportedly in final talks to play the villain in 'Bond 25'.The 37-year-old actor is in advanced negotiations to join 007 star Daniel Craig in Cary Joji Fukunaga's next instalment of the spy...

New James Bond Film Called Shatterhand

The new James Bond film will be called 'Shatterhand'. The next chapter in the spy franchise will enter production on April 6 this year in Pinewood Studios in London, England, as well as Matera, Italy...

Freida Pinto's Existential Crisis

Freida Pinto had an existential crisis after finding fame.The 34-year-old actress rose to fame by starring alongside Dev Patel in 'Slumdog Millionaire' and says the worldwide success she received after making her debut in the...

Jonny Lee Miller And Common Join Nine Lives Cast

Jonny Lee Miller and Common are to star in 'Nine Lives'. The 'Trainspotting' actor and the 'Suicide Squad' star have signed up to appear in the big screen adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin's sci-fi...

Dame Judi Dench Voices Support For A Female James Bond

Dame Judi Dench would welcome a female James Bond.The 83-year-old actress - who starred in eight Bond movies - has admitted she cannot see a reason why another female star could not assume the iconic...

Bond Bosses 'Re-hire Original Scriptwriter Pair' After Danny Boyle Exit

'Bond 25' bosses have re-hired the movie's original scriptwriters. Neal Purvis and Robert Wade were initially on board to pen the suave spy motion picture before director Danny Boyle and screenwriter John Hodge joined the...

Said Taghmaoui Cast As Bond 25'S Lead Villain Prior To Danny Boyle's Exit

Said Taghmaoui was cast to play the lead villain in 'Bond 25' prior to director Danny Boyle's exit.The 45-year-old actor - who is, perhaps, best-known for starring in the Mathieu Kassovitz-directed 'La Haine' - has...

Daniel Craig Joins Rian Johnson's New Film

Daniel Craig has joined the cast of Rian Johnson's new film - sparking speculation 'Bond 25' may be delayed. The 50-year-old actor has signed up to appear in 'Knives Out', a 'Poirot'-style murder mystery which...

Danny Boyle Hints At The Reason He Quit Bond 25

Danny Boyle has hinted at why he walked away from directing the upcoming James Bond movie.The acclaimed filmmaker was originally drafted in to helm Daniel Craig's last outing as the iconic character, but Danny left...

Jonathan Pryce Says Danny Boyle Was Too 'Socialist' For Bond

Jonathan Pryce has claimed Danny Boyle left the next James Bond film because the producers didn't want a ''socialist'' 007.The Oscar winner dropped out of 'Bond 25' earlier this week due to ''creative differences'' with...

'Bond 25' Could Be Delayed By A Year After Danny Boyle's Departure

The next James Bond film could be delayed by up to a year, after Danny Boyle stepped down as director earlier this week citing “creative differences” with the studio, taking scriptwriter John Hodge with him.On...

Edgar Wright Among Front-runners To Direct Bond 25

Edgar Wright and Jean-Marc Vallee are among the front-runners to replace Danny Boyle on 'Bond 25', which could lose its release date slot if a new director is not found in 60 days. The 'Baby...

Danny Boyle 'Walked Away From Bond 25 Over Power Clashes'

Danny Boyle reportedly felt that efforts to keep Daniel Craig happy put an unreasonable constraint on his influence over 'Bond 25'.The acclaimed director walked away from the much-discussed project earlier this week, and it's now...

The Lowdown On 'Bond 25': Danny Boyle's Out And Idris Is The Word On The Street

Fans everywhere are wondering if they'll see the hugely anticipated 25th James Bond movie by the Fall of 2019 after all, as producers announce a huge shift in direction. Danny Boyle is no longer on...

Danny Boyle Drops Out Of Bond 25

Danny Boyle has dropped out of directing 'Bond 25'.The 61-year-old director was on board to helm the upcoming James Bond movie - currently known only as 'Bond 25' - but it has now been revealed...

Bond 25 Seeks A Russian Villain

James Bond will face off against a Russian villain in the new Danny Boyle-directed film.The iconic British agent hasn't been pitted against a Russian since 1999's 'The World Is Not Enough', but that will changed...

Irvine Welsh's Rights Mix-up

Irvine Welsh accidentally sold the rights to 'Trainspotting' to a ''random guy'' with lots of money.The 59-year-old author knew director Danny Boyle was keen to turn his gritty tale of heroin addiction into a movie,...

Ben Whishaw Wants Bigger Bond Role

Ben Whishaw wants his James Bond character, Q, to become the focus of the franchise.The 37-year-old actor will return as the tech expert for the third time in the next installment of the spy saga...

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