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Jeff Buckley Movie To Star Pattinson?

Jeff Buckley, the gifted singer-songwriter who died in 1997 at the age of 30, is set to be the subject of a new biopic, reports the Washington Post. The film, based on Jeff Buckley's troubled...

James Franco Excited For Sam Raimi On Oz Movie

James Franco wanted to work on 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' so he could team up with Sam Raimi.The '127 Hours' actor collaborated with the director on the 'Spider-Man' movie series - starring Tobey Maguire...

Movie Reviews Your Highness

The last time we saw Natalie Portman and James Franco together was the night of the Oscar awards. Given critical reaction to their performances in Your Highness , we may see them next year at...

Anne Hathaway Overjoyed To Host Oscars

Anne Hathaway admits she felt "so much joy" when she hosted the Oscars.The actress and her co-host James Franco received a great deal of criticism after helming proceedings at this year's ceremony but despite her...

James Franco Believes In On Set Spontaneity

James Franco thinks improvisation makes a movie "more alive".The actor stars alongside Danny McBride, Charles Dance and Zooey Deschanel in fantasy comic-adventure 'Your Highness' and is convinced the fact not all of their dialogue was...

James Franco Wants To Work For The Stephen Colbert Report

Oscars co-host James Franco has asked funnyman Stephen Colbert for a job on his hit U.S. late night comedy show.The 127 Hours star, who most recently announced plans to become a professor at New York...

James Franco Quits Twitter

Actor James Franco was forced to shut down his Twitter.com page after upsetting corporate sponsors with his online messages.The 127 Hours star joined the social networking site earlier this year (11) and attracted plenty of...

Franco It Was Anne Hathaway's Fault

James Franco has repeatedly denied that he was stoned when he co-hosted the Academy Awards show in February, and in a pretaped interview set to air tonight (Friday) on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman...

Natalie Portman Loved Dirty Highness Jokes

Natalie Portman loved the "dirty" jokes she was told on the set of her new film.The 29-year-old actress shot 'Your Highness' with James Franco and Zooey Deschanel in County Antrim and County Down in Northern...

James Franco Speaks Out About Oscars Criticism

James Franco has broken his silence about his much-maligned Oscars co-hosting stint, insisting he couldn't match Anne Hathaway's energy levels on the big night.The movie star fled to New York after the Academy Awards and...

James Franco Becomes University Lecturer

James Franco is set to become a lecturer at New York University.James Franco, the American actor, writer and artist, is set to teach a class in directing at New York University's Karbar Institute of Film...

Mcbride & James Franco Saved A Guy's Life While Filming New Movie

James Franco and his Your Highness co-star Danny Mcbride helped to break up a street fight by throwing eggs at the attackers from an apartment window.The pair was filming on location in Belfast, Ireland, when...

James Franco To Become A Professor

Actor James Franco is taking his talents to the head of the class - and becoming a graduate film teacher.The 127 hours star will teach a third year course on directing and adapting poetry into...

Mila Kunis Joins Oz, The Great And Powerful

Mila Kunis has signed up for 'Oz, the Great and Powerful'. The 'Black Swan' star will play witch Theodora in the 'Wizard of Oz' prequel, opposite James Franco as the titular wizard.The movie tells the...

Mila Kunis Joins Cast Of 'Oz' Film

Mila Kunis is set to join a modern Disney prequel to Frank L. Baum's The Wizard of Oz.Mila Kunis, star of the Oscar-Winning Black Swan, is now attached to the upcoming Disney project 'Oz, the...

Freida Pinto Lived In Fear Of Failure

Freida Pinto says she "lived in fear" of not landing another film role after starring in the Oscar winning 'Slumdog Millionaire'.Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who is gaining rave reviews for her performance in the...

James Franco Apologises For Swipe At Oscars Writer

Actor James Franco has made peace with long-time Oscars writer Bruce Vilanch after taking offence to criticism over his stint as a co-host at the Academy Awards last month (Feb11).The Spider-Man star joined forces with...

Oscar Comedy Writer Vilanch Faults Franco; Franco Faults Back

Bruce Vilanch, who has written jokes for the hosts of countless awards shows for 20 years, has criticized James Franco for not taking his role as host of this year's Oscars telecast seriously. In an...

James Franco Ridicules Bruce Vilanch After Oscars Criticism

James Franco has hit back at Bruce Vilanch after the long-time Oscars writer criticised his Academy Awards hosting turn last month (Feb11).The Spider-Man actor teamed up with Anne Hathaway to present the Hollywood ceremony, but...

Zooey Deschanel Dislikes Pretty Girl Characters

Zooey Deschanel doesn't like playing "pretty girls". The 31-year-old actress-and-singer- decided she wanted to star in forthcoming picture 'Your Highness' with Natalie Portman and James Franco to get the chance to play someone unusual from...

Special Effects Wiz Teams With Medical Instructor

The realistic scene in Danny Boyle's 127 Hours in which James Franco appears to amputate his arm has led to special effects expert Tony Gardner, who created the artificial arm, teaming up with Jane Kleinman,...

James Franco And Agyness Deyn Dating?

James Franco has sparked speculation he's dating Agyness Deyn after sharing footage of himself enjoying a drive with the British supermodel.The 127 Hours star was rumoured to be romancing the leggy beauty last year (10)...

James Franco Films Mum's Play For Documentary

Movie star James Franco gave the stage adaptation of his mother's book The Metamorphosis: Junior Year a big boost on Monday night (07Mar11) when he showed up to shoot the production as part of his...

James Franco Drops Out Of While We're Young

James Franco has pulled out of upcoming drama While We'Re Young due to scheduling conflicts with OZ: The Great And Powerful.The 127 Hours star was due to star as a free-spirited young man who inspires...

Academy Agrees Franco And Hathaway Were A Poor Choice

The selection of James Franco and Anne Hathaway to host this year's Oscars telecast was a mistake, a high-ranking member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acknowledged. In an interview with...

James Franco In Spat With Critical Yale Student

James Franco has become embroiled in a public spat with a Yale student who criticised his style of 'tweeting'.James Franco, the American actor who garnered negative reviews for his hosting of the Academy Awards on...

Yale Writer: 'No Feud With Franco'

A writer for Yale University's newspaper has shrugged off a perceived feud with James Franco after the actor appeared to lash out at her.The 127 Hours star took aim at the student publication by posting...

James Franco And Taylor-wood Set For R.e.m. Project

Michael Stipe has recruited James Franco and Sam Taylor-wood to create short films to accompany the highly-anticipated new R.E.M. album, Collapse Into Now.Franco and Taylor-Wood have signed up to direct clips inspired by different songs...

Cate Blanchett Turns Heads With Sci-fi Oscars Dress

Cate Blanchett turned heads on the red carpet at Sunday's Academy Awards with an interesting gown that the UK's Metro newspaper described as bordering on "sci-fi".Cate Blanchett, the Australian actress who won the Oscar for...

Franco Blasts College Newspaper

Actor James Franco has posted his first thoughts following his Oscars co-hosting experience, and it's a defiant dig at his college newspaper.The 127 Hours star jetted home to New York immediately after Sunday's (27Feb11) ceremony,...

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