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Brit Actor Boards Enterprise

Yet another actor has been added to the steadily expanding cast of Lost creator JJ Abrams' upcoming Star Trek feature film.After Winona Ryder was confirmed as Amanda Grayson, the human mother of Mr Spock, British...

By on 20 November 2007

Star Trek Cast Grows

Actors Chris Hemsworth and Clifton Collins Jr have been added to the cast of Lost creator JJ Abrams' new Star Trek movie, new reports claim.According to Variety, 24-year-old Hemsworth is to play George Kirk, father...

By on 14 November 2007

Portman To Make Directing Debut

Closer actress Natalie Portman is to try her hand at directing after signing a two-year deal with Participant Productions.Through her Handmadecharlie Films production company, Portman will make her directorial debut with war memoir A Tale...

By on 02 November 2007

Bana To Play Star Trek Villain

TROY star ERIC BANA will play the villain in the new STAR TREK movie. The Aussie actor has signed on to play Nero in Lost creator J.J. Abrams' much-anticipated new film - a prequel to...

'Intimidated' Bana Nearly Refused New Movie Role

Australian actor ERIC BANA nearly turned down his latest film role, because he found the part too "intimidating". The Troy star has taken the lead role in low-budget biographical movie Romulus, My Father - a...

Bana Praises Norton Casting In New Hulk Film

Actor ERIC BANA has praised movie bosses for replacing him with EDWARD NORTON in upcoming sequel The Incredible Hulk. Bana, who played Bruce Banner in filmmaker Ang Lee's original 2003 movie Hulk, is pleased he...

Along Came A Spider -- Man!

Spider-Man 3 became an overnight box-office marvel over the weekend as it snared an estimated $373 million in its web internationally, $148 million of that in North America. It was the biggest three-day haul in...

Bana: 'Australia Should Promote Itself Better'

Australian actor ERIC BANA wishes his country would promote itself in a more sophisticated manner, because he finds the cliches about antipodean beaches and barbecues embarrassing. The Hulk star insists Australia is much more sophisticated...

Bana: 'My Acting Sent An Extra To Sleep'

Actor ERIC BANA was brought down to earth on the set of his new movie LUCKY YOU - he spent hours filming a scene only to have to re-shoot it because an extra was asleep....

Bana To Time Travel In New Movie

Hollywood actor ERIC BANA is to star alongside RACHEL MCADAMS in the film adapation of the best selling novel THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE. Bana will play the lead role in the movie, which tells the...

Edward Norton Signs Up For Hulk 2

Hollywood star EDWARD NORTON is set to play the lead in the new film version of the INCREDIBLE HULK, reports claim.Norton, 37, is set to take over from MUNICH star ERIC BANA, who played the...

By on 16 April 2007

Bana To Compete In Tasmania Rally

TROY star ERIC BANA has a need for speed after signing up to compete in the upcoming Targa Tasmania rally. The actor will drive a red 1974 Ford XB coupe that featured in 1979 cult...

Johansson Distracted By Bana's Manhood

SCARLETT JOHANSSON struggled while acting with co-star ERIC BANA in new movie THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL - she couldn't stop looking at his private parts. Bana who plays HENRY VIII in the movie, had to...

Bana Dives Into Dark Roles

TROY star ERIC BANA embraces darker roles because he wants to experience the intense feelings his characters have. The actor has had a variety of intense roles in films including CHOPPER, MUNICH and BLACK HAWK...

New Hulk Movie For 2008

A sequel to THE INCREDIBLE HULK is set to hit the big screen in 2008, and it will stay closer to the classic TV series than its comic book origins. The movie will reference events...

Bana Wanted For Irwin Biopic

THE HULK star ERIC BANA is the frontrunner to play tragic CROCODILE HUNTER STEVE IRWIN in a potential biopic, as far as the celebrity conservationist's best pal is concerned. Irwin's friend and manager JOHN STAINTON...

Scarlett The Scot

Stunning SCARLETT JOHANSSON has signed on to play QUEEN MARY in a new movie adaptation of the life of MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS. The actress, who has gone back in time to star in movies...

British Historian Slams Portman's Period Piece

A leading British historian has slammed an upcoming NATALIE PORTMAN movie charting the life of 16th century British monarch KING HENRY VIII's wife and sister. THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL is based on PHILLIPPA GREGORY's historical...

Johansson Joins Portman For Period Piece

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has joined NATALIE PORTMAN and ERIC BANA for THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL. The film is based on PHILLIPPA GREGORY's historical novel, with Johansson and Portman playing two fiercely ambitious sisters, MARY and ANN...

Fraser And Purcell Favourites To Take Over Bana's Banner

Actors BRENDAN FRASER and DOMINIC PURCELL are set to fight it out to play THE INCREDIBLE HULK's alter-ego BRUCE BANNER in the movie's sequel following ERIC BANA's decision to pull out of the project. Bana...

Portman And Bana Team Up For Boleyn Movie

ERIC BANA and NATALIE PORTMAN are teaming up to play HENRY VIII and ANNE BOLEYN in the big screen adaptation of THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL. The film is based on the historical novel by PHILIPPA...

Bruckheimer Dreams Up Blockbuster For Lopez, Pitt + Bana

Ambitious movie mogul JERRY BRUCKHEIMER is keen to reteam TROY stars BRAD PITT and ERIC BANA in an architectural musical comedy - with JENNIFER LOPEZ. The top producer admits his big secret is finding movie...

Depp To Play Hutchence?

Producers of the MICHAEL HUTCHENCE biopic are trying to convince PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JOHNNY DEPP to play the late INXS frontman. The film is being fast-tracked and most of the production will take...

Urban And Kidman Top Aussie Rich List

Country star KEITH URBAN has made a surprise appearance at the top of Australia's rich list, beating off competition from fellow Antipodeans RUSSELL CROWE and ERIC BANA. The 38-year-old singer's recent success in America has...

The Clock Is Ticking On Bana's Return As The Hulk

ERIC BANA remains keens to reprise his role as THE HULK - so long as sequel plans tie into his schedule. The Australian actor played the angry green giant's alter-ego, DAVID BANNER, in ANG...

Crowe And Bana Met For First Time At Globes

RUSSELL CROWE and ERIC BANA had never met before last week's Golden Globe ceremony (ends20JAN06) - despite being two of Australia's most successful leading actors. The MUNICH star was at the ceremony as a...

Bana Baffled By Bond Rumours

Australian actor ERIC BANA was baffled when the tabloids repeatedly claimed he was a contender for the JAMES BOND role, because he denied the rumours two years ago (04). The TROY star was frequently...

Bana Grateful For Munich Delay

Australian actor ERIC BANA was delighted when film bosses told him filming on MUNICH would be delayed, because it gave him more time to master the Israeli accent. The TROY star plays the leader...

Bana Thankful For Spielberg's Energy

Australian actor ERIC BANA credits his critically-praised emotional performance in MUNICH to director STEVEN SPIELBERG's enthusiasm for the movie's serious subject matter. The TROY star spent three months with Oscar-winning Spielberg filming the powerful...

Duchovny Set For Hulk Role?

Former X-FILES star DAVID DUCHOVNY is set to become the new INCREDIBLE HULK after Aussie actor ERIC BANA pulled out of the sequel project. PETER CUNEO, the vice chairman of comic book franchise Marvel,...

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