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Cate Blanchett And Hugo Weaving Land Sydney Theatre Award Nominations

The Carol star is up for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her play The Present, while The Hobbit's Weaving received a nod for Best Actor in a Leading Role in Samuel...

Hugo Weaving Leads Australian Entertainment Awards

The Matrix star was feted with the Best Actor prize at this year's (15) Helpmann Awards for his turn in a production of Samuel Beckett's 1957 work Endgame. Sirens star Pamela Rabe...

The Movies Of The Wachowski's: From Best To Worst

Press shy and intentionally low-profile, the Wachowski brothers (now brother and sister) occupy a rare position in Hollywood of being household names, responsible for some truly awe-inspiring works of cinematic innovation that have enamoured critics...

Did Adam Driver Beat Michael Fassebender To Star Wars Episode 7 Role?

Yesterday, we heard news that 'Girls' actor Adam Driver was close to penning a contract to star as the primary villain in J.J Abrams' Star Wars: Episode 7. Details remain sketchy, though sources speaking to...

Gary Oldman May, Or May Not, Be In Talks For "Star Wars: Episode Vii"

Gary Oldman has been in films like Harry Potter, The Dark Knight trilogy and now he’s adding one more legendary franchise to his collection – Star Wars. Well, he might be adding it, anyway. The...

Zac Efron In Talks For Star Wars

Zac Efron is in talks to appear in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'. The 'That Awkward Moment' actor has met with movie bosses about a role in the new episode of the sci-fi franchise, which has...

Carrie Fisher Confirms Star Wars 7 Role?

Carrie Fisher has hinted she will return to 'Stars Wars: Episode VII'.The 57-year-old actress appears to have confirmed she will reprise her role as Princess Leia alongside original cast members Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford...

Michael Fassbender, Hugo Weaving For Star Wars?

Michael Fassbender and Hugo Weaving are being rumoured for roles in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The '12 Years a Slave' and 'Captain America: The First Avenger' actors are the latest names linked to Disney's highly anticipated...

Nicole Kidman To Star In Strangerland

Nicole Kidman has signed up to star in 'Strangerland'.The Oscar-winning actress will return to her native Australia, along with Guy Pearce and Hugo Weaving, for a new mystery drama about a couple whose teenage children...

Pictures: The Hobbit Premiere, Cate Blanchett, Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson

Cate Blanchett Looking Typically Radiant At The Hobbit In WellingtonPeter Jackson and his team repaid New Zealand for its hospitality this week, by hosting the world premiere of the new Lord of the Rings film...

Cloud Atlas Flops On Opening Weekend At Box Office

Cloud Atlas has flopped into third place in the US Box Office after a dreary weekend saw the film, which many thought would do well commercially, take in less than Hotel Transylvania and chart topper...

Cloud Atlas Makers Taken To Task After Casting Whites As Asians

The makers of Cloud Atlas have come under fire from the Media Action Network For Asian Americans after applying make-up to white Caucasian actors to make them appear more Asian in spite of the film...

Cloud Atlas Is As Risky As Inception, Says Tom Hanks

With his upcoming film, Cloud Atlas ready for release later this month, one of the film’s stars, Tom Hanks, has alluded to the deep plotline that runs through the book adaptation and said that the...

Hugo Weaving Found His Role In Transformers 'Meaningless'

Whilst it remains one of his lesser known roles, Hugo Weaving has admitted that his part in the Transformers films was certainly one of his least favorite. The actor, better known for his roles in...

Michael Bay Takes Aim At Complaining Actors In Scathing Blog Post

Transformers director Michael Bay appears to have taken aim at Hugo Weaving in a scathing blog post after the actor confessed his work as the voice of robot villain Megatron was "meaningless" to him -...

Hugo Weaving: 'Megatron Was Meaningless To Me'

Actor Hugo Weaving is more than a little embarrassed by the fact he provided the voice of Transformers villain Megatron - because he admits he did no research for the role and simply showed up...

Report From Cloud Atlas Premiere: 172 Minutes Of Essential Viewing

Cloud Atlas, starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugo Weaving is released in US cinemas on October 26, 2012.The main message being beamed back from the movie’s premiere is: make sure you go to the...

Second The Hobbit Instalment Title Changed, Thrid Movie Release Date Announced

As announced last month, The Hobbit, Peter Jackson's long awaited adaptation of the prequel to The Lord of the Rings, will be made into a trilogy rather than the two-parter originally announced. Yesterday, the new...

Hi I'm Lana; Matrix Director Larry Wachowski Comes Out As Transgender

Larry Wachowski, co-director and co-writer of The Matrix, has taken the red pill and woken up a woman. Larry, or rather Lana Wachowski as she now goes by, became the first major Hollywood director to...

Jackson Receives Public Criticism Over The Hobbit Trilogy

The Hobbit is set to be stretched out from two to three films, due to be released over the next 3 years, Peter Jackson announced over his Facebook page and not everybody is happy about...

Jim Broadbent To Star In Le Weekend

Jim Broadbent is in talks to star in 'Le Weekend'.The 'Harry Potter' actor is in line for the lead role in Hanif Kureishi's bittersweet comedy about a professor who takes a romantic trip to Paris...

Hugo Weaving Opens Up About Epilepsy

The Matrix star Hugo Weaving has revealed he suffered from epilepsy as a teen.The Australian actor was diagnosed with the brain disorder, which causes frequent seizures, when he was just 13, and Weaving admits his...

Cate Blanchett Stuns At Uncle Vanya Opening, New York

Cate Blanchett stunned at the opening of her play 'Uncle Vanya' at New York's Lincoln Center Festival in New York over the weekend. Blanchett, 43, took over the Sydney Theatre Company in 2008, and has...

Kevin Spacey, Cate Blanchett And Hugo Weaving Win Theatre Awards

Kevin Spacey, Cate Blanchett and Hugo Weaving were among the big names honoured at the annual Helen Hayes theatre awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Monday night (23Apr12).The prizegiving, which fetes the best of the...

Halle Berry Pictured In Wheelchair After Accident

Halle Berry was pictured being wheeled out of hospital in a wheelchair after breaking her foot in Mallorca, reports People Magazine. It is not clear how the fracture occurred, although Warner Bros claimed the A-lister...

Halle Berry Breaks Foot

Halle Berry has broken her foot while filming 'Cloud Atlas' in Spain. The actress was at the house where she is staying while making the sci-fi movie when she mis-stepped, causing her injury. Sources told...

Chris Evans Didn't Want Captain America Role

Chris Evans didn't want to star in 'Captain America: The First Avenger'. The 29-year-old actor was concerned about accepting the leading part in the Marvel action movie because he knew future sequels may stop him...

Chris Evans Stars As Captain America

Chris Evans stars as the eponymous 'Captain America' in the forthcoming superhero movie.Chris Evans, the American actor and star of 'Fantastic Four' and 'Sunshine', plays 'Captain America' in a new movie adaptation of the classic...

Dominic Cooper's Captain America Demands

Dominic Cooper only asked for a toaster and a kettle on the set of 'Captain America: The First Avenger'. The 32-year-old actor - who plays Howard Stark in the upcoming Marvel comic adaption - admits...

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