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Angelina Jolie Wanted James Mcavoy

Angelina Jolie was keen to work on 'Wanted' when she heard James McAvoy had been cast.The 35-year-old beauty admits it was the casting of the Scottish actor which persuaded her to work on the project,...

Mcavoy And Blunt Campaign To Save UK Film Council

More than 50 British actors including JAMES MCAVOY, EMILY BLUNT and BILL NIGHY have teamed up to fight a decision to shut down the UK Film Council (UKFC).The UKFC, which was established to develop and...

Matthew Vaughn Scraps X-men Scenes

Matthew Vaughn's "heart sank" when he first saw 'Inception' as it had similarities to his forthcoming prequel 'X-Men: First Class'. The director has had to make a number of changes to his script for the...

Jennifer Lawrence Cast In X:men Prequel

Jennifer Lawrence has landed the part of Mystique in 'X Men: First Class.'The 'Winter's Bone' star is in demand from Twentieth Century Fox to play the role of the shape-shifter in the prequel which starts...

Hugh Jackman Wants Lautner Wolverine

Hugh Jackman thinks cinema audiences would like to see Taylor Lautner play a "hairless Wolverine". The 'Twilight' star has been rumoured to be involved in the upcoming 'X-Men: First Class', and Hugh believes he would...

Kevin Bacon Set To Sizzle In X-men

Kevin Bacon is being lined-up for a role in 'X-Men: First Class'. The 'Footloose' star is reportedly in negotiations with studio Twentieth Century Fox to play the chief villain in the forthcoming prequel, though no...

Aaron Johnson A First Class X-man?

Aaron Johnson is "100 per cent locked" into 'X-Men: First Class'. The 20-year-old actor will play the younger version of Cyclops - originally played by James Marsden in the first three movies - in the...

Kristen Stewart Needs To Be Wanted

Kristen Stewart would love to star in a sequel to 'Wanted'.The actress - best known for her role as Bella Swan in the 'Twilight Saga' - has been tipped to take over from Angelina Jolie...

Tom Hanks Set For Cloud Atlas

Tom Hanks is being lined up for one of the main roles in new movie 'Cloud Atlas'.The Oscar-winning actor is wanted to star in director Tom Tykwer's big screen adaptation of David Mitchell's acclaimed novel,...

Amber Heard Linked To X

Amber Heard and Rosamund Pike are set to star in 'X-Men: First Class'.Studio 20th Century Fox have a "strong interest" in recruiting the actresses to portray Mystique and Moira MacTaggert respectively in director Matthew Vaughn's...

Michael Fassbender For X Role

Michael Fassbender is rumoured to be up for the role of Magneto in 'X Men: First Class'.The 'Inglorious Basterds' actor is reportedly being lined up by the film's director Matthew Vaughn to play a younger...

Mcavoy Joins The X-men

JAMES MCAVOY has joined the X-MEN - he will step into PATRICK STEWART's role of CHARLES XAVIER in the upcoming prequel.The Scottish actor will play a younger version of Stewart's character, also known as Professor...

James Mcavoy Lands X-men Role

James McAvoy has landed a role in 'X-Men: First Class'.The 'Atonement' actor will reportedly play Professor Charles Xavier - who was portrayed in 'X-Men: The Last Stand' by veteran star Patrick Stewart - in the...

Kristen Stewart Is 'Wanted 2'

Kristen Stewart is being lined up to replace Angelina Jolie in 'Wanted 2'.The 'Twilight' beauty has reportedly been approached to replace Angelina as the female lead character in the sequel to 'Wanted' and has met...

Love Wants Mcavoy/gosling For Cobain Role

COURTNEY LOVE wants RYAN GOSLING and JAMES MCAVOY to fight it out for the coveted role of her late husband KURT COBAIN in a new biopic.The Hole rocker dismissed reports she wanted Twilight hunk Robert...

Courtney Love-s Mcavoy For Kurt Role

Courtney Love wants James McAvoy to play Kurt Cobain in the film of his life. The Hole singer - who is the widow of the late Nirvana rocker - thinks the Scottish actor would be...

Mcavoy To Take A Break From Films

JAMES MCAVOY is turning his back on Hollywood blockbusters - because wants to focus on forging a stage career in his native Britain.The Atonement actor pulled out of a starring role in upcoming comedy/drama I'm...

Mcavoy Credits Teenage Crush With Acting Career

JAMES MCAVOY has credited a teenage crush with inspiring him to act - because he followed his dream girl to drama classes.The Atonement actor landed his first onscreen role at the age of 15 while...

Mcavoy Pulls Out Of Cancer Film

SETH ROGEN has been forced to re-cast the lead in his new movie I'M WITH CANCER after JAMES MCAVOY pulled out of the project "due to circumstances beyond his control".The Scottish star was slated to...

Mcavoy Passes Driving Test

JAMES MCAVOY is celebrating passing his driving test after just two weeks of lessons.The Atonement star recently embarked on an intensive course in a bid to gain his licence before his first child with wife...

Mcavoy Blasted For Bulimia Comments

JAMES MCAVOY has been slammed by executives at a leading Scottish charity after he joked about plans for his assassin character in the WANTED sequel to suffer from an eating disorder.The actor had to bulk...

James Mcavoy's Mocking Friends

James McAvoy's friends thought he looked like a "prat" in one of his first big movie roles.The Scottish actor is proud of his role as Mr. Tumnus the faun - a half man, half goat...

Mcavoy Wants To Be Wanted Again - But Without The Bulk

Scottish movie star JAMES MCAVOY is so dreading the workout regime for his WANTED sequel, he's keen to persuade moviemakers that his assassin character should suffer from an eating disorder.The actor had to bulk up...

Mcavoy Is Mistaken For Mcgregor

JAMES MCAVOY is often mistaken for fellow Scottish actor EWAN MCGREGOR - because they have identical accents.The Atonement actor's heavy Scottish brogue often confuses Americans - and when they discover where he hails from, many...

James Mcavoy's Confusing Voice

James McAvoy is often mistaken for an Australian. The Scottish actor - who stars alongside Dame Helen Mirren and Christopher Plummer in 'The Last Station' - admits Americans are often confused by his accent. He...

James Mcavoy's Marital Awe

James McAvoy is "intimidated" by his wife.The actor - who stars with 39-year-old spouse Anne-Marie Duff in new movie 'The Last Station' - admits he is in awe of her acting skills and thinks she...

Duff Named Best Actress At Evening Standard British Film Awards

Mum-to-be ANNE-MARIE DUFF paid special tribute to her actor husband JAMES MCAVOY as she accepted an acting prize at the Evening Standard British Film Awards on Monday (08Feb10).The actress received the Best Actress honour for...

Weedy Hero James Mcavoy

James McAvoy is not a leading man. The 'Last Station' star - whose wife Anne-Marie Duff is currently pregnant with their first child - is aware he doesn't look like a typical action hero but...

Wood Wants Mcavoy As Hobbit

LORD OF THE RINGS star ELIJAH WOOD wants movie bosses to cast JAMES MCAVOY in the upcoming prequel - because the Scottish actor would be "fantastic" as THE HOBBIT.Wood played Frodo Baggins in the fantasy...

Personal Diaries Helped Mcavoy With Last Station Role

Actor JAMES MCAVOY had a special insight into his character in THE LAST STATION - the man's diaries.The Atonement star plays a secretary sent to work for Russian author Leo Tolstoy in his final days,...

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