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Close, But No Cigar: Critics Agree That 'The Book Thief' Hits A Bum Note

Like many films, The Book Thief is based on an internationally renown and bestselling book of the same name. Unfortunately, the cinematic adaptation hasn’t managed to translate the story in the same way its written...

Chadwick Boseman Joins Gods Of Egypt

Chadwick Boseman is set to join 'Gods Of Egypt'. The 31-year-old actor has been cast in the epic fantasy film alongside Gerard Butler and Geoffrey Rush after landing the role of Thoth, the God of...

Christoph Waltz For Pirates Of The Caribbean 5?

Christoph Waltz and Rebecca Hall may join 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'.The 'Django Unchained' star is in line to play Captain Brand, the main villain in the new swashbuckling adventure starring...

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin & Angela Lansbury Earn Honorary Recognition From The Academy’S Governors Awards

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were honoured on Saturday, 16 November, night at the Academy’s Governors Awards, in a night where emotions ran high and the awards circuit got off to a start....

'The Book Thief'- A Film Adaptation Dealing With Nazi-era Germany, Review Round-up

'The Book Thief' is the latest Hollywood film adaptation to hit the big screen. The movie, which is based on the novel of the same name by Australian author Markus Zusak, was released this Friday...

Geoffrey Rush Stirred By Emotions Of Nazi Rally Scene In New Film

Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush didn't have to dig too deep to find emotion for a pivotal Nazi rally scene in new Holocaust movie The Book Thief - he was surrounded by Germans singing Adolf Hitler's...

Brenton Thwaites Joins Gods Of Egypt

Brenton Thwaites has been cast in 'Gods of Egypt'.The 24-year-old actor has joined the epic fantasy film alongside Gerard Butler and Geoffrey Rush after landing the role of Bek, a human thief who fails to...

Gerard Butler Joins Gods Of Egypt

Gerard Butler and Geoffrey Rush are in talks to star in 'Gods of Egypt'.The 'Olympus Has Fallen' actor and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star are close to signing deals to join 'Game of Thrones' hunk...

In 2014 'The Book Thief' Movie Will Transfer An Excellent, Heart-wrenching Story To The Silver Screen [Trailer]

For those who have read and loved Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief, the film trailer below has been a long time coming. Anyone who hasn’t gotten around to reading the book yet, deserves a stern...

Geoffrey Rush To Star In The Drowsy Chaperone Movie

Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush is taking his Australian stage role in The Drowsy Chaperone to the big screen.The actor will produce and star in the movie adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, according to...

Kylie Minogue And Geoffrey Rush Scoop Helpmann Awards

Kylie Minogue and Geoffrey Rush were among the homegrown stars feted on Monday (29Jul13) at an Australian awards ceremony recognising achievement in live performing arts.The pop singer was named the recipient of the 2013 JC...

Geoffrey Rush, Ian Mckellen And Cate Blanchett Pay Tribute To Bille Brown

Geoffrey Rush, Sir Ian Mckellen and Cate Blanchett have led tributes to Australian actor Bille Brown following his death on Sunday (13Jan13).The Man Who Sued God star passed away in Brisbane two days after his...

Colin Firth Wants King's Speech Sequel

Colin Firth is to appear in a 'King's Speech' sequel.The British actor has reportedly agreed to reprise his Oscar-winning role as King George VI in a follow-up film, which will be set during World War...

Geoffrey Rush Returns Home For Australian Of The Year Event

Actor Geoffrey Rush returned to his home city in Queensland on Wednesday (08Aug12) for a special show in honour of his Australian of the Year award.The King's Speech star, who was the first Australian-born actor...

Samantha Barks To Play Eponine In Les Miserables

Samantha Barks has won the role of Eponine in Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables'. The actress - who played the character on the London stage in 2010 - will join an all-star cast including Russell Crowe,...

Geoffrey Rush Named Australian Of The Year

Actor Geoffrey Rush has received the coveted Australian of the Year trophy from the country's prime minister.The King's Speech star, who was the first Australian-born actor to win an Academy Award, was handed the accolade...

Amanda Seyfried Offered Les Miserables Role

Amanda Seyfried is set to star in 'Les Miserables'.The 'Mamma Mia!' actress has been offered the role of Cosette in the forthcoming musical, which will be directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Tom Hooper.Taylor Swift is also...

Rush Embarrassed At Queen Meeting

Actor Geoffrey Rush was left red-faced at a meeting with Queen Elizabeth Ii on Sunday (23Oct11) after failing to greet the British monarch.Rush was among 48 notable Australians invited to meet the royal at an...

Anne Hathaway Signs On To Les Miserables

Anne Hathaway will star as Fantine in the big screen adaptation of 'Les Miserables'. The 'One Day' actress has officially signed up to the role alongside Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, the man released from...

Anne Hathaway For Les Miserables?

Anne Hathaway will star as Fantine in the big screen adaptation of 'Les Miserables'. The 'One Day' actress was approached to take on the role alongside Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, the man released from...

Geoffrey Rush Made President Of New Australian Film Academy

Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush has been appointed president of the new Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) to "celebrate screen excellence" Down Under.The King's Speech star helped to launch the Academy in Sydney...

Geoffrey Rush Reigns At Aussie Theatre Awards

Geoffrey Rush has added another trophy to his mantel after accepting one of Australia's prestigious Helpmann Awards on Monday (01Aug11).Rush received the Best Actor in a Play award for his turn in an Aussie reprisal...

Happy Birthday, Geoffrey Rush!

Australian actor Geoffrey Rush is set for a special day on Wednesday (06Jul11) - he turns 60.An accomplished stage and screen star, Rush boasts more than 40 films to his name, as well as a...

Cate Blanchett And Geoffrey Rush Up For Aussie Theatre Awards

Cate Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush are leading the nominations for this year's (11) Australian Helpmann Awards.The Lord Of The Rings star has been shortlisted for Best Actress in a Play at the performing arts prizegiving,...

Hugh Jackman For Les Miserables Role?

Hugh Jackman has been approached to star in 'Les Miserables' as Jean Valjean. 'The King's Speech' filmmaker Tom Hooper - who won a Best Director Oscar for his work on the movie starring Colin Firth...

Johnny Depp's Strange Disney Ride

Johnny Depp has revealed it was a "psychedelic experience" to find himself on the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction at Disneyland. The 47-year-old actor stars as Captain Jack Sparrow in the movie franchise based on...

Geoffrey Rush's Stereotype Concerns

Geoffrey Rush was scared of making his 'King's Speech' character Lionel Logue an Australian stereotype.The 59-year-old actor - who was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of the man who helped Britain's King George...

Geoffrey Rush: 'Pirates Is A Monster'

Geoffrey Rush "felt pressure" not to mess up on 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'. The Australian actor - who plays Captain Hector Barbarossa in the comedy action movie alongside Johnny Depp as Captain...

Johnny Depp Held Pirates Rehearsals In Bar

Johnny Depp created a relaxed atmosphere on the set of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise by holding rehearsals at a bar. The 47-year-old actor stars as rum swilling pirate Captain Jack Sparrow in the...

Johnny Depp Is Queen's Cousin (Twenty Times Removed)

Johnny Depp has revealed that he shares his ancestors with the Queen after a researching genealogist concluded that the pair were cousins, twenty times removed.Hollywood actor, Johnny Depp, found out that he is descended, whilst...

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