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Guillermo Del Toro Looks To The Future

Guillermo del Toro is desperate to restart work.The filmmaker - who recently quit 'The Hobbit' - is currently considering three scripts to work on, but has not yet decided on the right project.He said: "I...

Report Peter Jackson Returning To Middle Earth

It now appears likely that Peter Jackson, who directed the Lord of the Rings trilogy, will also direct the two Hobbit prequels, the two entertainment industry trade publications, Daily Variety and The Hollywood Reporter ,...

David Yates Linked To Hobbit

David Yates is being lined up as the new director for 'The Hobbit'.The 'Harry Potter' filmmaker is reportedly the top replacement choice for studio MGM, as they search for a suitable candidate to oversee the...

Del Toro Confident The Hobbit Will Be Made

GUILLERMO DEL TORO is confident the troubled LORD OF THE RINGS prequel THE HOBBIT will eventually be made - despite his decision to quit as the project's director.The Hellboy auteur had signed up to shoot...

Peter Jackson May Yet Direct The Hobbit

It now appears that Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson could wind up directing the two-part Rings prequel, The Hobbit, after all. Following the decision by director Guillermo del Toro to walk away from...

Guillermo Del Toro Quits The Hobbit

Guillermo del Toro has pulled out of 'The Hobbit'. The director quit the movie following continued delays with production, but confessed he "regrets" having to make the decision to leave the two-part prequel. Speaking to...

Bull Flees Lion, Leaving Hobbit Hobbled

The long-drawn-out efforts to sell MGM, which owns the rights to The Hobbit , have resulted in the decision by Guillermo del Toro to pull out of directing the planned two-part movie based on the...

Jackson Won't Direct The Hobbit

PETER JACKSON has no plans to replace GUILLERMO DEL TORO as director of THE HOBBIT - the moviemaker's packed schedule would make it "impossible" for him to take charge, according to his manager.The Hellboy auteur...

Del Toro Quits The Hobbit

GUILLERMO DEL TORO has quit as director of troubled LORD OF THE RINGS prequel THE HOBBIT after the movie was put on hold indefinitely.The Hellboy auteur was set to start shooting the fantasy film, based...

Del Toro: 'The Hobbit Is On Hold'

Director GUILLERMO DEL TORO has confirmed upcoming LORD OF THE RINGS prequel THE HOBBIT has been put on hold indefinitely because the movie has been caught in a "tangled negotiation" over the future of the...

Ian Mckellen Annoyed By Potter Confusion

Sir Ian McKellen gets frustrated when people think he is Dumbledore from 'Harry Potter'. The 71-year-old actor confesses he is a fan of his character in 'Lord of the Rings', white bearded Gandalf, but he...

The Hobbit Filming Delayed

'The Hobbit' will not be filmed until the end of the year.Andy Serkis - who has played Gollum in the three former 'Lord of the Rings' movies - confirms work on the film, which was...

Hairball-inspired Andy Serkis

Andy Serkis developed the voice for Gollum in 'Lord of the Rings' from his cat.The 46-year-old actor admits used the sound of his pet cat coughing up a hairball as his inspiration for the creature's...

Andy Serkis Shooting Hobbit In May

Andy Serkis begins filming on 'The Hobbit' in May. The British actor - who plays the role of Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy - admits plans are in motion for the film,...

Ian Mckellen Gives Hobbit Details

Sir Ian McKellen has confirmed 'The Hobbit' will start filming in July.The veteran actor - who will reprise his role as Gandalf in the 'Lord of the Rings' prequel, which is being split into two...

Andy Serkis Wants Bono Role

Andy Serkis wants to play Bono in a film of the U2 rocker's life.The acclaimed actor - who can bee seen playing late British musician Ian Dury in new film 'Sex and Drugs and Rock...

Del Toro Brings Horror Magic To Disney

GUILLERMO DEL TORO is bringing his dark and twisted brand of filmmaking to the family-friendly Disney franchise after signing on to become the "creative force" behind a new horror animation venture.The Pan's Labyrinth director will...

Guillermo Del Toro's Monster Attraction

Guillermo del Toro is "kinky".The 'Hellboy' director is proud of his obsession with everything strange and supernatural because it helps him make sense of his life.The 44-year-old filmmaker said: "When mankind needed to eat and...

Bride Of Frankenstein Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson is set to star in a remake of 'The Bride of Frankenstein'.The 24-year-old blonde bombshell is tipped to portray a sexier version of the terrifying female monster in an updated version of the...

Keanu Reeves In Line For Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

Universal Studios has signed up Keanu Reeves to star in a new film version of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.The Matrix star will take the lead in a "modern retelling" of...

By on 08 May 2009

Del Toro Will Never Film In Mexico Again

Director GUILLERMO DEL TORO will never make another movie in Mexico - because he fears he might be kidnapped by terrorists. The Hellboy filmmaker's father was captured and held hostage in the country 10 years...

Del Toro Plans Pinocchio Movie

HELLBOY director GUILLERMO DEL TORO is in talks with puppeteers at the JIM HENSON CO. to take fairytale PINOCCHIO to the big screen. The Mexican filmmaker plans to add a dark spin to the children's...

Guillermo Del Toro To 'Push Envelope' For Hobbit Dragon

Director Guillermo del Toro has said he wants to make film history with the design of Smaug the dragon for his upcoming adaptation of The Hobbit.The Pan's Labyrinth helmer is currently travelling between the US...

By on 13 November 2008

Del Toro Set To Pen Vampire Novels

Moviemaker GUILLERMO DEL TORO can add novelist to his resume - he is set to release a trilogy of vampire stories. The Hellboy director will collaborate with revered crime writer Chuck Hogan on the three...

Del Toro Tied To Universal Until 2017

Fantasy horror filmmaker GUILLERMO DEL TORO has projects lined up until 2017, after signing a longterm deal with movie studio Universal. The Mexican director, who is currently working on Lord of the Rings prequel The...

Del Toro Signed For Frankenstein And Jekyll & Hyde Remakes

Guillermo del Toro will direct new films based on Frankenstein, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Slaughterhouse Five, it has been confirmed.Universal Studios has set plans in motion for the Mexican director to shoot four...

By on 04 September 2008

Hellboy Ii Smashes Way To Top Of UK Box Office Chart

Hellboy II: The Golden Army has claimed the number one spot in the UK and Ireland after its opening weekend on release.The comic book sequel took almost £3 million after opening on Wednesday August 20th...

By on 27 August 2008

Spielberg 'Still Directing Tintin', Despite Rumours

Steven Spielberg is still attached to direct the first film in a forthcoming Tintin trilogy, his representatives have confirmed.Herge Studios, the Belgian production company which owns the rights to the famed comic strip character, had...

By on 27 August 2008

Jackson And Del Toro To Write The Hobbit

LORD OF THE RINGS filmmakers PETER JACKSON and GUILLERMO DEL TORO have called off their search for a writer to pen franchise prequel THE HOBBIT - after deciding they are best suited for the task....

Lord Of The Rings Team Return To Write Hobbit Films

The writing team behind the Lord of the Rings film trilogy are to collaborate with Guillermo del Toro on two films based on The Hobbit, it has been confirmed.Peter Jackson - who directed the hugely...

By on 20 August 2008

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

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Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

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