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Alan Rickman Praised For Witty Performance

The filmmaker’s latest movie is the military thriller Eye in the Sky, featuring Alan’s final big screen performance before his death earlier this year (16). The plotline examines modern warfare, and Gavin says the late...

Eye In The Sky Director Used Real Somalian Refugees For Zone Strike Scenes

The filmmaker chose people on the run from Al-Shabab terrorists in Somalia because he felt they could represent the horrors of war better than actors he could hire in Cape Town, South Africa.And, as Gavin...

Dame Helen Mirren And Aaron Paul For Eye In The Sky

Dame Helen Mirren and Aaron Paul have joined the cast of 'Eye in the Sky'.The 68-year-old actress and the 'Breaking Bad' star have signed up to star in the warfare thriller alongside Colin Firth and...

Harrison Ford Signs Up To Ender's Game

Harrison Ford has signed up to star in 'Ender's Game'.The 'Indiana Jones' actor will take on the role of Colonel Hyram Graff in the sci-fi movie, which will be directed by Gavin Hood.Ford will appear...

Ben Kingsley In Talks For Ender's Game

Sir Ben Kingsley is in talks to join 'Ender's Game'. The British actor would appear alongside his 'Hugo' co-star Asa Butterfield should he sign up to the project, an adaptation of the sci-fi novel by...

Tsotsi Director Gets His Claws Out

TSOTSI director GAVIN HOOD is set for a change of pace after signing up to direct X-MEN spin-off WOLVERINE. The South African filmmaker will direct Australian actor Hugh Jackman as the lone-wolf superhero, who last...

Gyllenhaal And Witherspoon Join Political Thriller

JAKE GYLLENHAAL and Oscar-winner REESE WITHERSPOON have signed up to star in the Middle East political thriller RENDITION. TSOTSI filmmaker GAVIN HOOD will direct the production, which is set to begin shooting in November (06)....

Gyllenhaal And Witherspoon Join Political Thriller

JAKE GYLLENHAAL and Oscar-winner REESE WITHERSPOON have signed up to star in the Middle East political thriller RENDITION. TSOTSI filmmaker GAVIN HOOD will direct the production, which is set to begin shooting in November (06)....

Hurt + Hynde To Judge Best New British Film In Edinburgh

British actor JOHN HURT will join THE PRETENDERS rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE and director MICHAEL CATON-JONES to head up the Michael Powell Award jury at the Edinburgh Film Festival next week (beg14AUG06). The panel will judge...

Tsotsi Film-makers Get Hero's Welcome

The makers of Academy Award-winning gangster movie TSOTSI were greeted by hundreds of cheering fans as they brought their trophy back to the South African township which inspired the film. Director GAVIN HOOD, star PRESLEY...

South Africa Celebrates Tsotsi Film

The cast and crew of award-winning film TSOTSI will be honoured with a street parade through Johannesburg upon their return to South Africa. Tsotsi director GAVIN HOOD, whose film about crime and redemption won the...

Tsotsi Wins Pan African Festival Prize

GAVIN HOOD's multi-award nominated film TSOTSI has been given the Best Feature jury prize at the 14th annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles. The story of a South African...

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Bjork Digital comes to London's Somerset House in September, along with a single live show at the Royal Albert Hall.

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'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September

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