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Jungle Book: Origins Pushed Back To 2017

'Jungle Book: Origins' release date has been pushed back to 2017.The film adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's 1894 novel 'The Jungle Book' was originally scheduled to be released in October 21, 2016 however, it has since...

Andy Serkis Gets Gollum Greeting '10 Times A Day'

Andy Serkis gets greeted by people saying ''my precious'' up to ''10 times a day''.The 50-year-old actor played Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy and 'The Hobbit' films and says people always address...

James Franco To Appear In Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes?

James Franco is set to appear in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'.The 36-year-old actor starred as Will Rodman in 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' and although his character was not set...

Lorde: I Look Like Gollum

Lorde thinks she looks like Gollum from 'Lord of the Rings' when she performs on stage. The 17-year-old star likened herself to the ugly fictional character from J.R.R Tolkien's tales during a question and answer...

Andy Serkis Helped Peter Jackson Direct The Hobbit

Actor Andy Serkis not only played the role of Gollum in Peter Jackson's upcoming The Hobbit trilogy, he also directed a handful of action scenes.The British star is set to make his filmmaking debut in...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Star In August: Osage County?

Benedict Cumberbatch is in talks to star in drama movie 'August: Osage County'. The 'Sherlock' actor has entered negotiations to portray the sensitive son of Meryl Streep's onscreen sister, Mattie Fay Aiken (Margo Martindale), in...

Andy Serkis: Martin Freeman Was Unpredictable On The Hobbit

Andy Serkis says Martin Freeman was unpredictable on the set of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'. The 48-year-old actor - who reprises his role as Gollum in the prequel to the 'Lord of the Rings'...

Andy Serkis' Gollum Voice Issues

Andy Serkis found it difficult to reprise his role as Gollum in 'The Hobbit'. The British actor revealed it was tough to voice the sly creature after a 10-year break since he finished shooting 'The...

Peter Jackson Taught Serkis To Direct While Filming The Hobbit

Peter Jackson mentored Andy Serkis while shooting 'The Hobbit'.'The Lord Of The Rings' director helped Andy - who voices sly goblin-like creature Gollum in the film franchise - make his directorial debut as a second...

Elijah Wood Likes Gollum Best

Elijah Wood's favorite 'Lord of the Rings' character is Gollum.The 31-year-old actor portrayed Frodo Baggins in the movie series and though he was always a fan of the J. R. R. Tolkein novels the films...

Elijah Wood Likes Gollum Best

Elijah Wood's favourite 'Lord of the Rings' character is Gollum.The 31-year-old actor portrayed Frodo Baggins in the movie series and though he was always a fan of the J. R. R. Tolkein novels the films...

The Hobbit Will Premiere In New Zealand In November

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' will have its world premiere in New Zealand on November 28. Director Peter Jackson has revealed the special screening will be hosted at the Embassy Theatre in Wellington before the...

Andy Serkis Never Intended Acting Career

Andy Serkis never intended to be an actor. The 47-year-old star - who portrayed Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' series and King Kong in the 2005 movie of the same name - never...

Andy Serkis Says Gollum Is Alive On Hobbit Set

Andy Serkis is shooting all his scenes as Gollum on 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' set.The 47-year-old actor played the goblin-like character in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy and had to bring the computer...

Andy Serkis Returning For Planet Of The Apes Sequel

Andy Serkis is to star in a sequel to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'.The 47-year-old actor has signed up to reprise his role as chimpanzee Caesar - who he portrays via motion capture...

Andy Serkis' Chimp Troubles

Andy Serkis "slipped" in and out of being a monkey in his real life while filming 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'. The British star - who, through the use of motion capture technology,...

Andy Serkis' Motion-capture Frustrations

Andy Serkis gets "frustrated" performance capture is misunderstood.The 47-year-old actor - who has played used the technique in 'Lord of the Rings' to portray Gollum and chimpanzee Ceaser in new movie 'Rise of the Planet...

Andy Serkis Agrees Hobbit Appearance

Andy Serkis has signed up to appear in 'The Hobbit'.The 46-year-old actor - who played the ring-obsessed creature Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' film franchise - is reported to have inked a deal...

Andy Serkis' Animal Inspiration

Andy Serkis based his portrayal of Gollum on his cat.The 'Lord of the Rings' actor - who is set to reprise the role of the ring-obsessed creature in fantasy prequel 'The Hobbit' - immerses himself...

Andy Serkis: 'Hollywood Is Changing'

Andy Serkis believes Hollywood's attitude towards performance capture technology is changing. The 46-year-old actor - who is well known for shooting the role of Gollum in 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy using the technology...

The Hobbit Will Shoot In New Zealand

'The Hobbit' will be filmed in New Zealand.The 'Lord of the Rings' prequel - which was looking likely to move to Eastern Europe, England or Ireland after problems with production in New Zealand - will...

Serkis Throttled By Crazed Fan

ANDY SERKIS was once strangled by a crazed female fan - after refusing to impersonate his LORD OF THE RINGS character GOLLUM for her.The British actor was enjoying a family trip to Disneyland in the...

Voice Actor Defends Jar Jar Binks

Voice actor AHMED BEST has defended his most famous creation JAR-JAR BINKS, insisting the staggeringly unpopular STAR WARS character is a "film pioneer". The fully computer generated character was heavily criticised by Star Wars fans...

Serkis The Only Man For King Kong

PETER JACKSON urged ANDY SERKIS to play the title creature in his KING KONG remake after the actor mesmerised him with his rapid GOLLUM body movements in THE LORD OF THE RINGS. Serkis was...

Jackson Bases King Kong On Silverback

Movie maker PETER JACKSON wants the star of his upcoming re-make of KING KONG to look as realistic as possible, so he's basing the mythical giant ape on a silverback gorilla. The director is...

Watts: 'Serkis Makes A Great Monkey In King Kong'

Hollywood star NAOMI WATTS is certain fans will accept ANDY SERKIS as KING KONG in the forthcoming remake - because his ability to capture a gorilla's behaviour has astounded her. Watts is currently filming...

Watts Fears King Kong Role

NAOMI WATTS is dreading her upcoming KING KONG role, because she fears she'll be spending days staring at something on a green screen. LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS will play the personification...

Gollum Actor Takes On King Kong

The man behind LORD OF THE RINGS' notorious GOLLUM monster is reuniting with director PETER JACKSON to play KING KONG in the forthcoming movie remake. Limber ANDY SERKIS, 40, will repeat his award-winning talent...

Serkis All Ready To Go Ape For King Kong

LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS is the clear favourite to play the monster ape in PETER JACKSON's next epic KING KONG. The British actor, who played GOLLUM in Jackson's Rings trilogy, has...

Gollum's A Big Fan Of Water Babies

LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS is a huge fan of water births after watching his wife give birth to their two children at home. The actor, who plays GOLLUM in the hit...

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