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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....

Jack Black's The Brink Cancelled

The show launched earlier this year (15) to mixed reviews, but Black was hopeful for a chance to reprise his scheming character Alex Talbot after the last episode aired on HBO in the...

Elizabeth Banks Returning To Direct Pitch Perfect 3

The star's first feature as a director, Pitch Perfect 2, proved to be a huge hit, earning $285.2 million (£178.3 million) to date worldwide following its release earlier this year (15), making it...

What Should You Watch This Halloween? 2015 Horror Films Ranked

It's almost Halloween and, if you're staying in, you're going to have to go through that difficult process of deciding what film to put on. 2015 has seen rather a few horror movies, but it...

'Goosebumps' Scares Its Way To The Top Of Us Box Office, Knocking Off 'The Martian'

Jack Black’s Goosebumps has taken the top spot at the US box office this weekend, amassing $23.5 million from 3,501 theatres. The family-friendly horror comedy is based on R. L. Stine’s series of books and...

Goosebumps Tops North American Box Office

The action comedy, starring Jack Black as author R.L. Stine, has earned $23.5 million (£14.7 million), overtaking last week's number one, The Martian, which places second with $21.5 million (£13.4 million). Celebrating...

Jack Black Watched School Of Rock With His Sons As A Birthday Treat

The Kung Fu Panda star hates to watch himself on film and doesn't push his movies on his children, but he made an exception on his birthday because he felt it was time...

Amy Poehler And Jack Black Cover Bette Midler Song For Heartbroken Fan

Black and his Tenacious D partner Kyle Gass hosted their third annual Festival Supreme event, and the star-studded line-up included the former Parks and Recreation star, who took to the stage at the...

Jack Black On His Teenage Drug Use & His Brother’S Tragic Death

Jack Black, in a recent interview, discussed his substance abuse during his teenage years. The comedy actor may play light-hearted roles on-screen, in films such as School of Rock and Gulliver’s Travels, but he’s certainly...

Jack Black Opens Up About Brother's Death

The School of Rock star is known for his comedy talents, but he admits his early career years were marred by drugs, divorce and the death of his sibling Howard, aged 31....

Jack Black Haunted By Brothers Death From Aids

Jack Black is still coming to terms with losing his brother to AIDS in 1989. The 46-year-old actor and musician admitted he is still haunted by the suffering his beloved sibling - who was a...

David Letterman Joins Climate Change Show

David Letterman's first TV role following his 'Late Show' departure has been announced.The 68-year-old presenter will join the second series of climate change documentary show, 'Years of Living Dangerously' as a reporter, where he will...

Jack Black Criticises Australian Prime Minister Over Gay Marriage

The Australian leader's party is against legalising gay marriage in the country, and this week (beg10Aug15) ministers ruled not to allow a free vote on the issue in parliament, while Abbott has declared...

Morgan Freeman And Jack Black Back Nuclear Deal

The actors have teamed up with anti-nuclear organisation Global Zero to pledge their support for Obama's long-awaited deal with Iran, which aims to prevent the Middle Eastern country from developing nuclear weapons....

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