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Screenwriter Drafted In To Revamp Emma Thompson's Annie Script

The woman who adapted The Devil Wears Prada for the big screen has been commissioned to revamp Emma Thompson's first draft for Jay Z and Will Smith's Annie musical.According to The Hollywood Reporter, writer Aline...

Kate Winslet Says She's No Diva On Set

Kate Winslet says she's no diva on set.The 'Titanic' actress is critical of the way some young actors behave behind the scenes on films, and has revealed she tries to set a good example by...

Pixar's 'Brave' Released In Us This Weekend

The latest romp from animation heroes Pixar, 'Brave', will have its first official release this weekend over in the United States, with the arrow-slinging adventure not set to hit our shores until August this year.To...

'Brave': Can Pixar's New Adventure Top The Box Office?

Pixar seem to have worked their magic once more with the release of their latest animated adventure, Brave. Although a few of the US media's biggest outlets have given it a thumbs-down, it's largely secured...

Pixar Unveils 'Brave' After Six Years Of Hard Work

It's been six years in the making, but 'Brave', Pixar's new potential gem of a movie is finally ready after a laborious process that saw a change in director from Brenda Chapman - who conceived...

Christopher Nolan To Produce Wally Pfister's Directorial Debut

Christopher Nolan will executive produce Wally Pfister's directorial debut.'The Dark Knight Rises' director and his producing partner Emma Thompson have confirmed they will be working on the Oscar-winning cinematographer's first film as director, an unnamed...

Tornado Warning Halts Filming On Emma Thompson Movie

Filming on Emma Thompson and Viola Davis' new movie has ground to a halt on location in Louisiana after local officials issued a tornado warning on Thursday (31May12).The actresses are shooting supernatural drama Beautiful Creatures...

Josh Brolin Shares Special Chemistry With Will Smith

Josh Brolin says he had a special chemistry with Will Smith.The 'No Country For Old Men' actor has revealed the natural chemistry and banter he shared with his 'Men In Black 3' comedy partner was...

Emma Thompson Gave Alice Eve Tips For New Men In Black Movie

Emma Thompson ensured Alice Eve's portrayal of her Men In Black character was spot-on in the movie's new sequel by inviting the emerging actress to her home for a meeting.The Sex and the City 2...

Barry Sonnenfeld 'Can't Wait' For Men In Black 4

Barry Sonnenfeld ''can't wait'' to do 'Men In Black 4'.The director of the film franchise has dropped his strongest hint yet that there will be a fourth movie in the series, which he believes has...

Nicole Scherzinger Pleased For New X Factor Judges

Nicole Scherzinger is ''pleased'' for new 'X Factor' judges Demi Lovato and Britney Spears.The 33-year-old singer was axed from the panel of the US show alongside Paula Abdul after just one series, but she insists...

Maggie Gyllenhaal Adopts English Accent From Emma Thompson

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal has confessed the English accent she turns on for film roles is a perfect imitation of her Nanny Mcphee co-star Emma Thompson.The Secretary star has often had to grasp a foreign accent...

Love Actually Sequel Wanted By Universal

Universal Pictures president Eddie Cunningham wants a 'Love Actually' sequel.The movie boss admits he would love to ''green light'' a follow-up to the 2003 Richard Curtis-directed romantic comedy - starring Hugh Grant, Colin Firth and...

Tom Hanks To Play Walt Disney

Tom Hanks is to play Walt Disney in a new movie.The 'Forrest Gump' actor has entered talks to appear in 'Saving Mr. Banks' - a film exploring the making of 'Mary Poppins' - as the...

Emma Thompson To Reprise Her Oscar Nominated Role Of Peirce

Emma Thompson is set to return to the big screen as the lawyer who earned her an Oscar nomination in 1994.The Brit scored a Best Supporting Actress nod for her portrayal of attorney Gareth Peirce...

Jim Sturgess Set For Maleficent

Jim Sturgess wants to appear in 'Maleficent'.The 'One Day' actor is reportedly keen to take on the role of Diaval - a love interest for the titular villainous fairy, who will be played by Angelina...

Colin Firth And Emma Thompson Call For Refugee Pledge

Oscar-winning Hollywood stars Colin Firth and Emma Thompson are backing a campaign to make the U.K. a safe haven for refugees.The British stars have signed up to a petition calling for Prime Minister David Cameron's...

Jeremy Irons To Join Cast Of Beautiful Creatures

Jeremy Irons is in final negotiations to join the cast of 'Beautiful Creatures'. The 63-year-old actor will join a star studded ensemble including Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Emmy Rossum and Thomas Mann in the supernatural...

Rossum In Talks To Play Movie Witch

Phantom Of The Opera star Emmy Rossum is in talks to join Emma Thompson and Viola Davis among the supporting cast of magical new drama Beautiful Creatures.Rossum is slated to play a witch in the...

Men In Black 3 Trailer: Can You Spot Lady Gaga?

The third film in the Men in Black franchise is due for release in May 2012 and a trailer uploaded onto YouTube today reveals that the regular stars, Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones are...

Lady Gaga Has Men In Black Role

Lady Gaga has a cameo role in 'Men In Black 3'. Will Smith - who reprises the role of Agent J in the comedy sci-fi movie - has confirmed the 'Marry The Night' singer is...

Emma Thompson To Play The Queen In New Tv Drama

Emma Thompson is set to follow in Helen Mirren's royal footsteps after signing up to play The Queen in a new British TV drama.The Oscar-winning actress will portray Her Royal Highness in the project, Walking...

Will Smith To Return To I Am Legend?

Warner Bros. has assigned Arash Amel to work on another instalment of Will Smith's 'I Am Legend'. The movie studio is keen for Will to reprise the role of scientist Robert Neville for a prequel...

Keira Knightley Inspired By Thompson To Beat Dyslexia

Keira Knightley overcame dyslexia by reading a screenplay by Emma Thompson.The 26-year-old actress suffers from the learning disability - which affects sufferers ability to read - and when she was growing up it was having...

Demian Bichir An Outside Bet For Best Actor Oscar

Demian Bichir is just the latest in a long line of Oscar nominees who've bucked the trend, the traditional prestige movie awards often going against the grain of awards season and finding outside candidates to...

Emma Thompson Mistaken For Naked Male Intruder

Emma Thompson has revealed that she was once mistaken for a man, after walking through a field naked. When police received a report of a naked intruder outside the home of Emma Thompson, they were...

Emma Thompson Mistaken For Naked Intruder

British actress Emma Thompson was left red-faced when cops arrived at her holiday home to investigate reports of a naked intruder as witnesses had mistaken the star for a nude man.The Oscar winner was enjoying...

Keira Knightley For Rival Effie Biopic?

Keira Knightley is set to star in a rival biopic to Emma Thompson's film on Euphemia 'Effie' Gray. Although Emma is currently shooting the project 'Effie' which she wrote starring Dakota Fanning and based on...

Stars Donate To Rainforest Charity Auction

Dame Judi Dench, Emma Thompson and Sting are among the stars who have donated signed memorabilia to raise funds for an environmental charity.Rockers U2 and funnyman Stephen Fry have also handed over personal items for...

Thompson Dragged Into New Effie Script Battle

British actress Emma Thompson is embroiled in a court battle over upcoming movie Effie after she was accused of stealing the plot from another writer.The Love Actually star has written the screenplay for a movie...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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