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Bryan Singer Praises Nicholas Hoult's 'Charm And Innocence'

Nicholas Hoult was chosen for the role of Beast in 'X-Men: First Class' because he has "charm and innocence". The 'Single Man' star picked up leading roles in both the 'X-Men' prequel - alongside James...

Tom Hanks Joins Cloud Atlas

Tom Hanks has signed on to 'Cloud Atlas'. The 'Da Vinci Code' actor will begin shooting the adaptation of the David Mitchell novel - about the action and consequences of one person's life on the...

Robert Redford Landed Dream Cast With James Mcavoy And Wright

Robert Redford was determined to land James Mcavoy and Robin Wright as the stars of his new film The Conspirator, insisting "there was no other consideration" for the lead roles.The Hollywood actor directs the new...

Wright Planning Atonement Reunion For Anna Karenina

Moviemaker Joe Wright appears to be re-assembling his Atonement cast for his ambitious movie adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's masterpiece Anna Karenina - Benedict Cumberbatch is confirmed to join Kiera Knightley in the project, while James...

James Mcavoy Driven Mad By X-men

James McAvoy thought he was going "mad" on the set of 'X-Men: First Class'. The Scottish actor portrays a younger version of Sir Patrick Stewart in the forthcoming prequel, but confesses he had to remind...

James Mcavoy Pushing Professor X

James McAvoy wants to "push" the character of Professor X in 'X-Men: First Class'.The Scottish actor portrays the younger version of the role made famous by Sir Patrick Stewart in the previous 'X-Men' movies in...

James Mcavoy Taking Break For Family

James McAvoy is taking a break from movies to spend more time with his wife and son. Following his big screen success, the 'Gnomeo and Juliet' star - who has a nine-month-old son Andrew with...

Robert Pattinson Competing For Lead Role In Akira

Robert Pattinson will face some superhero competition from Andrew Garfield and James Mcavoy for the lead role in a film adaptation of graphic novel Akira.The Twilight hunk, fellow Brit and new Spider-man Garfield and X:Men...

Andrew Garfield For Manga Comic Movie Akira?

Andrew Garfield has been approached to take on one of the lead roles in the re-imagining of 'Akira'. The live action adaptation of the iconic magna comic is set to start shooting in August following...

James Mcavoy Lived On Strict Budget

James McAvoy was once so poor he survived for five years on £1,200. The 'Gnomeo and Juliet' star and his sister Joy were raised by their grandparents and mother after their parents divorced and although...

January Jones Discusses Revealing X Men Outfit

JANUARY JONES has discussed her revealing outfit for the upcoming movie 'X-Men: First Class'.JANUARY JONES, the American actress and star of 'Mad Men', has discussed the challenges of recreating the outfit of comic book character...

James Mcavoy's Different Take On Professor X

James McAvoy tried to play Professor X as differently as possible from Patrick Stewart's portrayal in the original three movies. The 31-year-old actor - who is playing a younger version of the 'X Men' character...

James Mcavoy For Elton John Biopic?

James McAvoy has offered to play the role of Sir Elton John in a biopic about his life. The singer-and-movie producer has previously revealed he would like Robert Downey Jr. to be one of three...

Mcavoy To Play Sir Elton?

JAMES MCAVOY is ready to step into SIR ELTON JOHN's shoes to bring his life story to the big screen - the rocker reveals the ATONEMENT star has "already offered" to take on the lead...

Elton John Wants Zachary To Love All People

Sir Elton John and David Furnish want their son Zachary to learn from their unconventional family. The couple welcomed their first child into the world on Christmas Day last year (25.12.10), and the 48-year-old filmmaker...

Mcavoy Missed Out On Sir Elton Meeting

JAMES MCAVOY spent every day on the set of GNOMEO AND JULIET hoping for a chance meeting with the film's producer SIR ELTON JOHN - but the Scottish actor was left disappointed when his idol...

Kevin Bacon Won't Do Action In X: Men Movie

Kevin Bacon will not undertake big action scenes in 'X-Men: First Class'.The actor will play Sebastian Shaw - the mutant with an ability to transform kinetic energy into physical strength in the forthcoming Matthew Vaughn-directed...

Mcavoy To Play Mr. Darcy In Zombie Pride & Prejudice?

JAMES MCAVOY is reportedly set to star as Mr. Darcy in a new horror adaptation of JANE AUSTEN classic PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, a new film based on Seth Grahame-Smith's book, adds...

James Mcavoy To Play Santa's Son

James McAvoy will voice Father Christmas' son in a new movie.The 'Atonement' actor has signed up for Aardman Animations forthcoming movie 'Arthur Christmas' and will play the title character opposite Jim Broadbent as his father...

Sarah Harding's X-men Near-miss

Sarah Harding got called back for three 'X-Men: First Class' auditions.The Girls Aloud beauty - who has starred in the 'St. Trinians' movies - narrowly missed out on the role of Emma Frost to actress...

X-men Shoot Halted After Mcavoy Accident

Filming on the new X-MEN movie was halted after JAMES MCAVOY was involved in a freak accident on set, according to a U.K. report.The Scottish actor is currently shooting X-Men: First Class at the legendary...

James Mcavoy Talks Professor X

James McAvoy plans to "bury" Sir Patrick Stewart's performance of Professor X.The Scottish actor - who will portray a younger version of the bald-headed professor in the upcoming movie 'X-Men: First Class' - jokes he...

Emily Blunt Lands Engagement Games

Emily Blunt is attached to star in 'Engagement Games'. The British star will play a leading role in the comedy movie, which sees three sisters who get engaged at the same time fighting over who...

Mcavoy Ignored Redford's Accent Order

Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY refused to follow director ROBERT REDFORD's instructions to drop his accent while filming THE CONSPIRATOR - because it would have sent him "mad".The Atonement star appears in Redford's upcoming movie about...

Anne Hathaway Wears A Wig For New Movie?

ANNE HATHAWAY, the 27-year-old actress and star of 'Alice in Wonderland' appears to have chopped off her hair in favour of a new cropped look, echoing the style of CAREY MULLIGAN. However, doubts have been...

Vaughn Clashed With Mcavoy Over Film Council

Director MATTHEW VAUGHN is expecting some tension on the set of his new movie X-MEN: FIRST CLASS after clashing with actor JAMES MCAVOY over their differing opinions on the closure of the UK Film Council.The...

Evan Rachel Wood To Appear In Abraham Lincoln Drama

EVAN RACHEL WOOD, star of the vampire series True Blood, is set to appear in ROBERT REDFORD's forthcoming film The Conspirator, about the assassination of US President Abraham Lincoln. Wood plays Anna Surratt, the daughter...

January Jones Lines Up X Men: First Class

January Jones has joined the cast of 'X-Men: First Class'. The 'Mad Men' actress is replacing British star Alice Eve in the project as telepath Emma Frost, as she was unable to commit to the...

Byrne Romancing Mcavoy In X-men First Class

DAMAGES star ROSE BYRNE is set to heat up the big screen by romancing Scottish hunk JAMES MCAVOY in the forthcoming X-MEN movie.The Last King of Scotland actor will portray a young Professor X in...

Jason Flemyng Cast In X-men: First Class

Jason Flemyng has joined the cast of 'X-Men: First Class'. The 'Clash of the Titans' actor will play Azazel, a teleporting creature who tries to impregnate human women, in the Matthew Vaughn-directed action adventure.He told...

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