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Dwayne Johnson Excited About Jumanji Sequel

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has promised the upcoming 'Jumanji' movie will be a sequel, not a reboot.The 44-year-old actor, who is also acting as co-producer on the upcoming film, is looking forward to starting work...

Willie Garson Joins The Polka King

Willie Garson has joined Jack Black's 'The Polka King'. The 'Sex and the City' star will appear alongside J.B. Smoove and Vanessa Bayer in the movie, which is based on the Joshua Brown and John...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Donates $1.3 Million To U.s. Schools

The Broadway composer's grant is an extension of the programme Lloyd Webber has implemented in the U.K., during which he introduced violins in schools.Lloyd Webber was at the Tony Awards on Sunday (12Jun16) to cheer...

Kylie Jenner Becomes Latest Victim Of Twitter Hacker

Kylie Jenner has become the latest celebrity to have her Twitter account hacked, by the same person who targeted Katy Perry last week. The hacker posted series of bizarre and explicit messages on Kylie’s Twitter,...

Jack Black The Victim Of Another Cruel Death Hoax

The shocking 'news' first appeared on his band Tenacious D's Twitter account on Sunday morning (05Jun16), but it appears the tweet was the work of hackers. The band later posted a message...

Jack Black Is Not Dead! Actor Victim Of Death Hoax After Twitter Hack

Actor and musician Jack Black has become the latest victim of a celebrity death hoax after a poor-taste Twitter prank. The Twitter account of Black’s band Tenacious D was hacked early on Sunday morning and...

Jack Black Checks Up On Ugandan Teen For Red Nose Day

The Kung Fu Panda star was one of the many celebrities who took part in the inaugural telethon, which raised money for children both in the U.S. and overseas. Instead of appearing live...

Dwayne Johnson Adds Jack Black And Kevin Hart To Jumanji Adventure

The wrestler turned actor, 44, recently confirmed reports he would be starring in the latest version of the beloved 1995 film, about a boy who becomes trapped in a magical board game, and...

Jack Black Surprises Broadway's School Of Rock Cast

The actor starred as the school teacher and rock wannabe in the hit 2003 film on which the production is based, and Jack was able to watch the show for the first time...

Kung Fu Panda 3 Drop-kicks U.k. Box Office Rivals

The film, which features the voice talents of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen, and Lucy Liu, took $6.8 million (£4.8 million) in its first weekend in British cinemas. The...

Jack Black: 'I'm An Embarrassing, Helicopter Dad'

The 46-year-old actor is father to sons Thomas and Samuel with wife Tanya. When it came to his latest movie offering, Kung Fu Panda 3, Jack arranged for his boys to be among the first...

Jack Black: 'Everyone Needs The Same Amount Of Pie!'

The 46-year-old actor voices the character of Po in his latest film Kung Fu Panda 3 and used his star power to swing a small role for his nine-year-old son Sammy. While Sammy was thrilled...

Kung Fu Panda 3 Becomes China's Biggest Animated Film

The third film in the beloved film franchise, featuring the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and Kate Hudson, has raked in $149 million (£107.5 million) in the country after nearly a month...

Goosebumps Tops U.k. Box Office

The family comedy, which stars Jack Black as horror author R.L. Stine, topped the U.S. box office when it was released in October (15) and it enjoyed similar success in the U.K. on...

Kung Fu Panda 3 Is World's Number One Film

The animated sequel, featuring the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and Kate Hudson, hauled in $44 million (£31 million) internationally to keep Leonardo DiCaprio's Oscars favourite The Revenant from the top spot....

Kung Fu Panda 3 Fights Off Hail, Caesar! To Stay Atop North American Box Office

The sequel, which features the voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, and Kate Hudson, earned $21 million (£14.5 million) in its second weekend (06-07Feb16) to remain at number one. George...

Jack Black Performed For Teachers To Get Kids Into School

The Kung Fu Panda star has two sons, Samuel, nine, and Thomas, seven, with his wife Tanya, and the doting parents were determined to ensure their kids got the best education possible....

Kung Fu Panda 3 Chops Its Way To The Top Of The U.s Box Office

The sequel, which also features the voices of Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, and Kate Hudson, has debuted at number one with an impressive $41 million (GBP28.8 million), according to studio estimates. Leonardo...

Jack Black Desperate For Movie Ideas So He Can Team Up With Jackie Chan

The two stars have been part of the Kung Fu Panda franchise for the past decade but they only recently met for the first time, while Jack was in China promoting the second...

Jack Black Says Kung Fu Panda 3 Is The Best One Yet

Even as critics are calling Kung Fu Panda 3 the best in the trilogy, Jack Black knows that it's the public that demanded another movie. "I think there's a hunger for panda," he laughs. "People...

Jack Black Makes Iphone Films With His Kids To Encourage Them To Work Behind The Camera

The comedian managed to land his eldest boy, Samuel, a small role in the new Kung Fu Panda sequel, and when movie bosses agreed, four of his co-star Angelina Jolie's children were also...

Tenacious D Stars Sell Memorabilia In Aid Of Paris Attack Victims

Proceeds from the sale on CharityBuzz.com will go to the families of victims of the 13 November(15) atrocities, via Josh Homme's Sweet Stuff Foundation. Terrorists killed 130 victims in multiple attacks on...

Man Charged With Fraud Over Kung Fu Panda Copyright Lawsuit

Jayme Gordon, 51, filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against DreamWorks in 2011, accusing executives of using sketches he made in the 1990s to create the characters and story for the 2008 animation....

Bernie Killer's Sentencing Set For April

Bernie Tiede was convicted of murder for killing his elderly friend Marjorie Nugent in 1996, and then covering up the wealthy widow's death for almost a year by keeping her body in a...

School Of Rock Broadway Stageshow Heading To London

Andrew Lloyd Webber's New York stage show is drawing mixed reviews from critics following its opening at the Winter Garden theatre on Sunday night (06Dec15), but the theatre mogul is pressing on with...

School Of Rock Stage Show Divides Critics

Theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber teamed up with Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes to bring the 2003 movie to the New York Stage, and it opened at the Winter Garden theatre on Sunday...

Shallow Hal's Joshua Shintani Dies At 32

The Hawaiian native passed away on Wednesday (25Nov15) following a bout of pneumonia. Shintani was known for the cameo he made in the 2001 film opposite Jack Black, and sang and played...

Goosebumps Novels Adapted For London Theatre

The franchise, created by author R.L. Stine, was transformed into a TV series in the 1990s and a movie starring Jack Black, which was released in the U.S. in October (15). Goosebumps...

Stars Design Snoopy Kennels For Charity

Former Bond girl Joanna Lumley, Spice Girls singer Melanie Brown, and tennis champ Andy Murray have also taken part in the Text Santa project, in aid of MACmillan Cancer Support, the Make-A-Wish Foundation,...

Po Won't Take Any Chit Chat From His Latest Enemy In 'Kung Fu Panda 3' [Trailer + Pictures]

Po is set to return with an all new gang of martial art anthropomorphic animals in 'Kung Fu Panda 3', but this time he's reunited with his own kind - or so it may seem....

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