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Ewan Mcgregor Joins Fargo Cast

The Big Fish star will pull double duty to portray two brothers, Emmit and Ray Stussy, in season three of the anthology series, which is set in and around Fargo, North Dakota....

Ewan Mcgregor's Lucky Directorial Debut

The Scottish actor makes his directorial debut with the upcoming drama, about a man who watches his perfect life fall apart in post-war America. Ewan was originally attached to just star in the movie, but...

'Trainspotting' Sequel Gets Release Date And Teaser Trailer

Fans of ‘90s classic Trainspotting have been anticipating a sequel to the beloved original for over two decades. Now they know exactly when their wait will be over, as a release date has finally been...

Ewan Mcgregor Laughs After Traffic Trouble

The 45-year-old, who played a young Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy movies, said he'd been driving his daughter to school when he was almost run off the road....

Ewan Mcgregor Enjoyed The Human Side Of Our Kind Of Traitor

He has recently said that he thinks James Bond is a boring character. And he's also admitted that he has never read a John le Carre thriller. Until now, that is. Because he's starring in...

Ewan Mcgregor: 'Playing Lumiere Was Fantastically Fun!'

The Scottish actor takes on the role of talking candlestick Lumiere in Bill Condon's version of the classic Disney film, with Emma Watson playing Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast. Ewan is no stranger...

Ewan Mcgregor Had Sleepless Nights Over Directorial Debut

The Moulin Rouge! star was cast in the crime drama for three years until Salt director Phillip Noyce dropped out, so Ewan took his agent's advice and fulfilled his longtime directing ambition by...

Ewan Mcgregor: 'Bond Isn't An Exciting Role For An Actor'

Daniel Craig is thought to be stepping down from the role as the super suave spy, with Damian Lewis, Tom Hiddleston and Idris Elba all rumoured as replacements. But one person who isn't chomping at...

Robert Carlyle Promises An Even Scarier Begbie In 'Trainspotting' Sequel

Robert Carlyle has promised that his infamous Trainspotting character Francis Begbie will be “scarier” than ever in the film’s upcoming sequel. Carlyle was appearing in Edinburgh alongside Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh and assured fans that...

Don Cheadle Backtracks On Miles Ahead Casting Comments

The actor, who stars as the jazz legend in Miles Ahead, a film he also directed, previously said the white British star's role as a fictional journalist in the movie helped him secure...

Ewan Mcgregor Recorded Star Wars Cameo At The Last Minute

The Moulin Rouge! actor played Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, and had been hoping to make a small contribution to The Force Awakens but he had to wait for almost...

Ewan Mcgregor Confirms 'Trainspotting' Sequel Will Begin Filming In May

Ewan McGregor has confirmed that he long-awaited sequel to Trainspotting is set to begin filming at the end of May. The sequel comes 20 years after the original cult classic film and a decade after...

Don Cheadle Thanks Ewan Mcgregor For Miles Davis Biopic

The Hotel Rwanda star admits the project, in which he portrays the jazz great and directs, would never have made it as a movie if the Scottish actor hadn't signed on to play...

How Don Cheadle Channelled Miles Davis To Direct And Star In 'Miles Ahead'

Miles Davis has been an inspiration to actor Don Cheadle since he was 10 years old. To Cheadle, the jazz legend was a ‘symbol of creative energy and power’ and someone who was never afraid...

From Jim Caviezel And Christian Bale To Will Ferrell: 7 Actors Who Have Played Jesus

The story of Jesus has been told many different times on the big screen, with a wide variety of interpretations. But what’s more diverse is the list of actors who have found themselves playing the...

Ewan Mcgregor Almost Missed Don Cheadle Meeting

The Star Wars star portrays Rolling Stone journalist David Brill in Miles Ahead, which focuses on the life of the late American jazz musician, played on the big screen by Cheadle. However,...

Ewan Mcgregor Asks Fans To Support Injured Charley Boorman

Boorman, son of Deliverance director John Boorman, teamed up with the Moulin Rouge! star for an endurance motorcycle trip from London to New York in 2004, and from Scotland to South Africa in...

Ewan Mcgregor And Gary Oldman Perform At David Bowie Tribute Show

The Star Wars actor took to the stage at The Roxy Theatre venue to perform Bowie's track Heroes, which he had previously sung in 2001 movie musical Moulin Rouge!, in tribute to the...

Ewan Mcgregor Desperate To Find First Car

The Trainspotting star posted a shot of his old Volkswagen Beetle on Instagram page last year (15) in the hope someone would know of the motor's whereabouts - because the Scot wanted to...

Ewan Mcgregor: 'They Left It A Bit Late To Ask Me To Be In New Star Wars!'

The 44-year-old actor played Obi-Wan Kenobi in 1999 movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, 2002's Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of...

Ewan Mcgregor Warns Fans Over Charity Sale

The Trainspotting star discovered an advertisement by a company giving fans the opportunity to meet their idols, which claims a lucky winner can meet MCGregor for a night out in London if they...

**Spoiler Alert** J.j. Abrams Brought Ewan Mcgregor Back For Star Wars Voice Cameo

The Scottish actor portrayed a younger version of Sir Alec Guinness' original trilogy character Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequels, and Abrams reveals they invited MCGregor back for a little cameo for...

Original Trainspotting Cast To Reunite For 2017 Sequel

The long-awaited follow-up, which will be helmed by original director Danny Boyle, is scheduled for release in 2017, editors at NME.com report. The 1996 film was based on Irvine Welsh's novel...

Robert Carlyle Says 'Trainspotting 2' Script Is The Best He's Ever Read

Trainspotting was one of the most iconic films of the nineties, as its tale of heroin addicts in Edinburgh caught the imagination of audiences around the world, and the announcement of its eventual sequel, some...

Room & Ewan Mcgregor Are Big Winners At Los Cabos Film Festival

Director Lenny Abrahamson picked up the Cinemex Competencia Award for Room, which has also earned top prizes at North American film festivals in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, the Hamptons and New Orleans, and Scottish...

Ewan Mcgregor Honoured At Film Festival

The Trainspotting star was handed the Protagonist acting award by his Last Days in the Desert director Rodrigo Garcia during the event's prizegiving ceremony on Saturday night (14Nov15). Garcia joked about his...

Natalie Portman Film Premiere Cancelled After Paris Attacks

An email was sent to journalists by organisers at Mars Films announcing a press junket in France to promote the film on Sunday (15Nov15) has been cancelled, along with the French premiere on...

Australian Film Festival Cancelled

The Hollywood actress had agreed to head the jury for the 2015 Tropfest event in Sydney, Australia next month (Dec15), but it has now been called off less than four weeks before it...

Robert Pattinson Named Children's Charity Ambassador

The Twilight star has agreed to help raise the profile of the GO Campaign, which was set up in 2006 to help vulnerable children by providing essential resources including accommodation, clean water and...

Don Cheadle Adopted Miles Davis' Whisper Throughout Filming Biopic

The Hotel Rwanda star plays Davis in the film, which he also directs, and co-star Ewan MCGregor admits it was often tough to understand the man behind - and in front of -...

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