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Danny Boyle Lined-up To Direct New Police Drama For Channel 4

Danny Boyle is currently working on a new British crime drama set in colonial India that will look at the origins of modern policing in the country, which spread throughout the Empire and eventually back...

Channel 4 Has Ordered A Promising New Series Directed By Danny Boyle And Written By The Duo Behind 'Peep Show'

Channel 4 has ordered a new series, directed by none other than Danny Boyle and detailing “the birth of modern India." Company execs have expressed their satisfaction with securing the highly sought after director behind...

Danny Boyle Pays Tribute To Olympic James Bond Stuntman

Danny Boyle has paid a touching tribute to the tragic British stuntman who parachuted into the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony as James Bond after he was killed in an accident.Mark Sutton, 42, died when...

Rosario Dawson Accidentally Hypnotised Friend

Rosario Dawson accidentally hypnotised her friend while preparing for 'Trance'.The 33-year-old actress plays a hypnotherapist who becomes embroiled in a gang's attempts to recover a lost painting in Danny Boyle's mind-bending thriller, but Rosario got...

Danny Boyle Applauds Hamish Hamilton At Bafta Tv Craft Awards

Danny Boyle paid tribute to fellow director and former collaborator Hamish Hamilton as he scooped the top honour at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) TV Craft Awards on Sunday (28Apr13).Hamilton was...

Rosario Dawson: Danny Is A 'Kindred Spirit'

Rosario Dawson calls Danny Boyle a ''kindred spirit''.Although the 33-year-old actress recently split from her 56-year-old 'Trance' director, they are still close pals and she would love to work with him again.She said: ''He's amazing....

Danny Boyle Opens Up About Christopher Eccleston Mortuary Fears

Former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston was so afraid of getting locked in a real-life mortuary for a scene in Shallow Grave, director Danny Boyle had to ask a crew member to stand in the...

Gerard Butler Wants Danny Boyle Work

Gerard Butler wants to make a film with Danny Boyle. The 'Olympus Has Fallen' actor is a huge fan of the Oscar-winning 'Slumdog Millionaire' filmmaker and would love to appear in one of his movies...

Frank Turner: Punk Music Is My 'Tribe'

Frank Turner sees punk music as his ''tribe''.The singer-songwriter - who was thrust into the limelight after director Danny Boyle chose him to perform at the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony last July - admits...

Danny Boyle Keen To Direct A Movie Musical

Filmmaker Danny Boyle has his sights set on directing a movie musical after losing his nerve about turning Millions into an all-singing spectacular.The man behind Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire reveals he contemplated asking former Oasis...

Danny Boyle: 'Grumpy Queen Was A Lot Of Fun'

Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle was charmed by The Queen when she agreed to play herself in a 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony skit after telling him she was in a foul mood.The Slumdog Millionaire filmmaker...

Danny Boyle Sold Off Props And Furniture To Complete Shallow Grave

Moviemaker Danny Boyle had to sell off props and furniture from his first film Shallow Grave in order to complete the shoot.The Brit, who masterminded the opening ceremony of last year's (12) London Olympics, made...

A Week In Movies: Max Irons And Jake Abel Talk The Host While Percy Jackson, 2 Guns And We Steal Secrets Trailers Hit The Web

It's a relatively quiet week for the movies, with no major releases this week as everyone braces for the true launch of the summer blockbuster season with Tom Cruise sci-fi action Oblivion on 12th April,...

Danny Boyle: My Film Plots Are 'The Same'

Danny Boyle says 'Slumdog Millionaire' and '127 Hours' are ''the same film''. The 'Trainspotting' director admits his latest efforts, including his most recent production, 'Trance', all bear striking resemblances to each other because they feature...

Danny Boyle Once Fired Actor Over Diva Behaviour

Director Danny Boyle refuses to put up with egotistical behaviour from his cast and once fired an actor for screaming at an assistant bringing him breakfast.The Trainspotting filmmaker insisted on letting the self-absorbed star go...

Danny Boyle Likes 'Not Knowing' How To Make A Film

Danny Boyle likes not knowing how to make a film before he starts shooting.The 'Trance' director has revealed that he doesn't over-prepare for his movies and prepares to wait for inspiration to strike and figure...

James Mcavoy's Cult Director

James McAvoy felt like he was in the ''cult of Danny Boyle'' filming 'Trance'.The Scottish actor revelled in the opportunity to work with the revered filmmaker in his new psychological heist thriller, 'Trance', and had...

Rosario Dawson Still Friends With Ex-boyfriend Danny Boyle

Actress Rosario Dawson has opened up about her split from director Danny Boyle, insisting she is still friends with the director.The stars, who worked together on new movie Trance, sparked rumours of a romance last...

Scrabble Mad Rosario Dawson And James Mcavoy

Rosario Dawson and James McAvoy played Scrabble on the set of 'Trance'.The actors - who star alongside in Vincent Cassel in the art heist thriller directed by Danny Boyle - would unwind on set after...

Danny Boyle Recruited Derren Brown For Trance

Director Danny Boyle gave the stars of his new film Trance a real hypnotic experience by bringing famed illusionist Derren Brown onto the set.The movie stars James MCAvoy as a fine art auctioneer who teams...

Danny Boyle Hypnotised Trance Cast

Danny Boyle wanted the cast of 'Trance' to experience hypnosis.The film director brought in TV star Derren Brown to work with the stars of his art heist thriller - James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel and Rosario...

The Queen Was Well Up For Olympics Appearance

One of the highlights of the Olympics opening ceremony – curated and created by creative director Danny Boyle – was the Queens cameo. She volunteered herself to be part of the ceremony, rather than them...

Danny Boyle Hoping To Recruit Original Trainspotting Cast For Sequel

Moviemaker Danny Boyle is negotiating deals to bring the original Trainspotting cast back together for a sequel.The director plans to release the film, Porno, in 2016 to mark the 20th anniversary of his original adaptation...

Danny Boyle Feared He'd Go Stir Crazy Working On Olympics Opening Ceremony

Danny Boyle made new movie Trance while he was overseeing the London Olympics Opening Ceremony in a bid to avoid going "stir crazy" on just one project.The director was given two years to create the...

Danny Boyle: Olympic Spirit Is Over – Thanks Recession

Danny Boyle – the creative mind behind the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics – has declared any residual spirit from the game to be null. And the reason for this loss of merriment?...

'The UK's Olympic Spirit Is Dead' Says London Opening Ceremony Director Danny Boyle

Director and Olympic Games opening ceremony organizer Danny Boyle has admitted that the feel-good energy that came from the London games was never likely to sustain itself in the UK.Boyle put together one of the...

Bubble Burst For Bond Loving Boyle Fans As Director Turns Down 007

The search is on for the next James Bond director, with Sam Mendes ruling himself out of a second 007 movie. But another prominent British director – this time Danny Boyle – has also stopped...

Danny Boyle: 'Trance Is Like A Puzzle'

Danny Boyle says 'Trance' is like a ''puzzle'' for the audience to piece together.The director - who helms the upcoming thriller starring James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel - has revealed that cinema-goers will...

Danny Boyle 'Very Cosy' With Rosario Dawson

Danny Boyle and Rosario Dawson were ''very cosy'' at the world premiere of 'Trance'.The director and actress - who were rumoured to have ended their romance earlier this month and reportedly avoided each other while...

Rosario Dawson Felt 'Insecure' Being Naked

Rosario Dawson found it difficult walking around completely naked for her new movie.The 33-year-old 'Trance' star - who recently split from the movie's director Danny Boyle - has admitted she felt ''insecure'' walking around with...

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