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Chris Evans Replaces Franco In Iceman

Chris Evans is to star in 'The Iceman'.The 'Captain America: The First Avenger' actor is taking over the role of Robert Pronge - aka Mr. Softee - from James Franco, who was originally attached to...

James Franco To Narrate Architectural Documentary

Actor James Franco has been hired to narrate a documentary about architects Charles and Ray Eames after his former college professor suggested he would be perfect to voice the film.The 127 Hours star has signed...

James Franco Holding Seance

James Franco is planning to contact dead playwright Tennessee Williams through an Ouija board. The '127 Hours' actor will try and connect with the spirit of the 'A Streetcar Named Desire' writer, who died in...

Billy Crystal, Comedy Icon, Returning To The Oscars

Billy Crystal will host the 2012 Academy Awards following the shock departure of actor Eddie Murphy, with the 63-year-old comedian confirming the news on his Twitter page on Thursday (10th November 2011).The comedy veteran has...

Iceman David Schwimmer?

David Schwimmer is set to play a killer in new movie 'The Iceman'. The former 'Friends' star is in talks to take on the role of assassin Josh Rosenthal in the film based on the...

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...

James Franco To Pay Tribute To Tennessee Williams With Seance

James Franco is hoping to connect with late author Tennessee Williams by hosting a staged seance.The 127 Hours star will perform Three Artists in Search of Tennessee at New York City's Performa arts festival on...

Amanda Seyfried, Red Riding Hood To Linda Lovelace

Amanda Seyfried looks set to star in her biggest, and most controversial role yet, having signed on to play adult film star Linda Lovelace in a forthcoming biopic. Competition for the role is said to...

Amanda Seyfried And Peter Sarsgaard For Lovelace?

Amanda Seyfried is reportedly is discussions to take on the role of porn legend Linda Lovelace in a new biopic. The blonde beauty is thought to have beaten off competition from Kate Hudson to be...

Amanda Seyfried Signs On To Play Linda Lovelace

Amanda Seyfried has been cast to play the lead role in the forthcoming biopic of porn star Linda Lovelace. The movie will begin production in January, though several notable roles are still yet to be...

Amanda Seyfried Set To Play Linda Lovelace

Amanda Seyfried is in talks to play porn legend Linda Lovelace in a new biopic. The 'In Time' star is set to take on the lead role in the movie 'Lovelace' about the 1970s X-rated...

Collaborator James Franco

James Franco has learned to "collaborate" on film sets.The '127 Hours' star believes he was "lazy" when he first began to write his own projects, and has learned to work with others to make sure...

Anne Hathaway To Produce And Star In Puzzler

Anne Hathaway is to produce and star in 'Puzzler'. The 'One Day' actress - who was recently confirmed for the role of Fantine in musical 'Les Miserables' - has closed a deal to work on...

Anne Hathaway Signs On To Les Miserables

Anne Hathaway will star as Fantine in the big screen adaptation of 'Les Miserables'. The 'One Day' actress has officially signed up to the role alongside Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, the man released from...

James Franco No Longer Partner In Los Angeles Bar

Actor James Franco has pulled out as the co-owner of a Los Angeles bar, eight months after hosting a private post-Oscars party at the venue.The star revealed he was a partner in The Writer's Room...

James Franco's Father Dies

James Franco's father Doug has died at the age of 63.Doug Franco - a Silicon Valley Entrepreneur with a Harvard MBA - passed away last week and while the cause of his death has not...

James Franco's Father Dies

Actor James Franco is in mourning following the death of his father.The recent passing of Douglas Eugene Franco was confirmed by the 127 Hours star's mum, Betsy. In a post on her Twitter.com account on...

Olivia Wilde Officially Single, Finalizes Divorce

Olivia Wilde, the 27-year-old American actress, is officially a single woman after finalizing her divorce from the Italian filmmaker Tao Ruspoli, reports People magazine. A judge signed papers ending the couple's eight year marriage on...

Michelle Williams 'Dreams' Of Quitting Hollywood

Michelle Williams, the American actress who plays Marilyn Monroe in the forthcoming biopic 'My Week with Marilyn', claims she often dreams of quitting the movie business. The 31-year-old rose to fame as a cast member...

James Franco To Helm Child Of God

James Franco is to direct 'Child of God'.The '127' hours star is to start work on an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's story after his original plans to helm a film version of the author's later...

James Franco Thrills Fan With Art Interest

Actor James Franco made his number one fan's day after buying up several of her artworks at the Toronto Film Festival earlier this week (begs12Sep11).The Milk hunk was at the film event in Canada to...

Eddie Murphy Confirmed As Oscar Host

Eddie Murphy has been confirmed as the host of the 84th annual ACADEMY-awards which will take place in February 2012.The veteran comedian will host the ceremony alone following unpopular shows hosted by James Franco and...

Eddie Murphy To Host The Oscars

Eddie Murphy is to host the 84th Academy Awards ceremony in February 2012.The actor-and-comedian - who was nominated for an Oscar himself in 2006 for his role in 'Dreamgirls' and also presented an accolade in...

Eddie Murphy To Host The Oscars?

Eddie Murphy is set to host next year's Oscars. The 50-year-old actor - who was well known as a stand-up comedian before entering the film business - is said to be in discussions with those...

James Franco Pulls Out Of Nicole Kidman Play

James Franco's studies have cost him a Broadway debut opposite Nicole Kidman.The workaholic actor, who is currently studying at Yale University, has been forced to drop out of Tennessee Williams' play Sweet Bird of Youth....

Dakota Fanning Gmail Found On New York University System

Dakota Fanning, the 17-year-old Hollywood star best known for her roles in 'War of the Worlds' and 'Man on Fire', looks to be headed for New York University. The child star graduated from high school...

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,...

Justin Theroux Loves Bad Guy Roles

Justin Theroux loves playing a bad guy. The 'Your Highness' actor - who stars as an evil warlock in the fantasy comedy alongside James Franco and Natalie Portman - revealed he is much happier portraying...

James Franco Fell Asleep While Piloting A Plane

Actor James Franco can fall asleep anywhere - he once dozed off while piloting a plane.The 127 Hours star, who was famously snapped snoozing in a university lecture, was on a test flight from Las...

James Franco To Make Porn Film

James Franco is making a documentary about the porn industry after realising it isn't easy to turn people on by having sex on film.The 127 Hours star once shot a sex tape with his girlfriend...

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