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Meryl Steep For Britannia Award

Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes and James Corden will be honoured at the Britannia Awards.The stars are the first to be named by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles for the ceremony,...

Colin Farrell Joins Cast Of ‘Harry Potter’ Spin-off, ‘Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them’

Colin Farrell has joined the cast of the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The 39-year-old actor will play a wizard in the upcoming film, due to be released...

Eddie Redmayne Confirmed For Harry Potter Spin-off

Eddie Redmayne will take on the lead role in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.Warner Brothers have confirmed the 'Theory of Everything' star will play Newt Scamander, ''the Wizarding World's preeminent magizoologist'' in the...

Eddie Redmayne For Lead Role In Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Eddie Redmayne has reportedly been offered the role of Newt Scamander in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.Last month it was reported the 33-year-old actor was in talks to feature in the 'Harry Potter'...

Is Eddie Redmayne Set For A Role In 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'?

After taking home the Best Actor Award at this year’s Oscar ceremony, Eddie Redmayne is reportedly high on the list of Warner Bros' choices to star as Newt Scamander in the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off,...

J. K. Rowling Writes 'Wonderful' Script For Potter Spin-off

J.K. Rowling has written a ''wonderful script'' for the Harry Potter spin-off 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'. The 49-year-old author's latest offering - which is set in New York, 70 years before Harry...

David Yates To Direct 'Harry Potter' Spin Off 'Fantastic Beasts'

Director David Yates is to reconnect with the world of Harry Potter as news was announced that he is to direct Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, according to Variety. The project is the...

'Harry Potter' Director David Yates Will Helm 'Fantastic Beasts' Spin-off Film

It appears Warner Bros. has found the right man to direct the upcoming 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' spin-off movie, which is slated for release on November 18th 2016, and he is a...

Harry Potter Director In Talks To Return For Spin-off Film

Filmmaker David Yates is in final negotiations to return to the Harry Potter franchise for the forthcoming spin-off, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.Yates, who directed the final four instalments of the blockbuster series,...

Daniel Radcliffe Wants To Direct

Daniel Radcliffe wants to try his hand at directing. The 25-year-old actor would like to try sitting behind the camera, rather than in front, at some point in his career as he's developed a flare...

Djimon Hounsou Joins Tarzan Cast

Djimon Hounsou has joined the 'Tarzan' movie.The 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' star has been confirmed to join Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie in the David Yates-directed live action version of the classic tale.The 50-year-old actor...

Emma Watson Says Harry Potter Was Tough For Directors

Emma Watson says 'Harry Potter' was a ''huge burden'' for its directors.The actress played Hermione Granger in the wizard saga, and she admitted the filmmakers across the series - Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell...

Margot Robbie Tipped To Be Tarzan's Jane

Margot Robbie is in talks to play Jane in the new 'Tarzan' movie.The actress recently shot to fame as Leonardo DiCaprio's seductress in Oscar-nominated film 'The Wolf of Wall Street' and is now being tipped...

Margot Robbie In Final Talks To Star In 'Tarzan'

Margot Robbie's stock continues to rise higher and higher and as she looks set to become the latest in-demand Hollywood leading lady, her next big role has all but been confirmed. According to The Warp,...

Christoph Waltz To Play Tarzan Villain

Christoph Waltz is being lined up to play a villain in 'Tarzan'.The 'Django Unchained' star is Warner Bros.' top choice to play the antagonist in its new adaptation of the classic jungle tale, which will...

Emma Watson To Star In Your Voice In My Head

Emma Watson will star in 'Your Voice In My Head'.The 23-year-old actress was originally set to team up with her former 'Harry Potter' director David Yates for the adaptation of Emma Forrest's memoir a few...

Harry Potter Director In Talks For Scarface Revamp - Report

Harry Potter director David Yates is reportedly in talks to direct the revamp of mobster classic Scarface.Sources tell Deadline.com, Yates has been meeting with studio executives at Universal and has emerged as the frontrunner for...

David Yates To Direct Scarface Remake?

David Yates is set to direct a 'Scarface' remake.The 'Harry Potter' director - who helmed the final four instalments in the hugely successful wizarding franchise - is in final negotiations with movie studio Universal to...

Rupert Grint To Make Stage Debut

Rupert Grint is to make his stage debut as a petty crook.The 24-year-old actor - who made his name in the 'Harry Potter' movies as the boy wizard's best friend Ron Weasley - caught director...

Jessica Chastain Joins Crimson Peak

Jessica Chastain is to star in 'Crimson Peak'.The Oscar-nominated actress is reportedly in negotiations with Guillermo del Toro - who she worked with when he was executive producer on her horror film 'Mama' - to...

Jessica Chastain To Play Jane Of The Jungle?

Jessica Chastain is being lined up to play Jane in a remake of 'Tarzan'.The star - nominated for an Oscar last month for her role in 'Zero Dark Thirty' - is rumoured to play the...

Alexander Skarsgard Tipped For Tarzan Role

Alexander Skarsgard is tipped to take the lead role in 'Tarzan'.The 'True Blood' actor has been linked with the role of the heroic adventurer alongside Henry Cavill, Charlie Hunnam and Tom Hardy, but director David...

Henry Cavill And Charlie Hunman In Line For Tarzan Role?

Henry Cavill and Charlie Hunnam are on the shortlist to play Tarzan.The 'Man of Steel' actor and 'Green Street' star have caught the interest of director David Yates - whose previous work includes the final...

Harry Potter Director Up For Tarzan - Report

Harry Potter director David Yates has reportedly signed on to bring ape man Tarzan back to the big screen.Warner Bros. executives have greenlighted the project, which will go up against Kellan Lutz's 3D motion-capture version...

Stanley Tucci For Your Voice In My Head?

Stanley Tucci is set to join Emma Watson in 'Your Voice in My Head'. The 'Hunger Games' actor is being considered for the role of a terminally ill psychiatrist in the film adaptation of Emma...

Emma Watson Joins The Bling Ring

Emma Watson is to star in burglary drama 'The Bling Ring'. The British beauty will play a leading role in the Sofia Coppola-directed movie about a group of teenage girls in Hollywood who were arrested...

Emma Watson To Star In Beauty And The Beast?

Emma Watson is in talks to star in 'Beauty and the Beast'.The 'Harry Potter' actress - who played Hermione Granger in the fantasy series - is reportedly in the final stages of negotiations to appear...

Emma Watson Gets Voice In My Head?

Emma Watson is in negotiations to star in 'Your Voice in My Head'. The British actress - who recently filmed a role in novel adaptation 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' - will reteam with...

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