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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,...

Mirren Delighted Over Mcavoy And Duff's Baby News

DAME HELEN MIRREN is convinced expectant parents JAMES MCAVOY and ANNE-MARIE DUFF will have a musical baby - because both stars have "beautiful singing voices".The couple announced on Tuesday (26Jan10) they're set to welcome their...

James Mcavoy To Be A Dad

James McAvoy is going to become a father.The 'Wanted' star and his actress wife Anne-Marie Duff - who first met on the set of British TV series 'Shameless' in 2003 - are expecting their first...

Mcavoy To Be A First-time Father

Hollywood actor JAMES MCAVOY is set to become a father for the first time with his actress wife ANNE-MARIE DUFF.The Scottish star, 30, met Duff in 2003 while they starred in hit British TV show...

Mcavoy To Be A First-time Father

Hollywood actor JAMES MCAVOY is set to become a father for the first time with his actress wife ANNE-MARIE DUFF.The Scottish star, 30, met Duff in 2003 while they starred in hit British TV show...

Mcavoy: 'I'm Not Playing Fleming'

THE LAST STATION star JAMES MCAVOY is bemused by new stories linking him to a new biopic about JAMES BOND creator IAN FLEMING - because he has no plans to play the beloved playboy author.Reports...

Mcavoy & Condon Help Stranded Holidaymakers

JAMES MCAVOY and his THE LAST STATION co-star KERRY CONDON turned Good Samaritans recently when a flight they were stuck on failed to get off the ground - they handed out muffins and water to...

Mcavoy Loves His Pale And Skinny Looks

JAMES MCAVOY is convinced his pale and skinny appearance is the key to his success - because he looks so different from other famous actors.MCAvoy's first major movie role came in 2005's The Chronicles of...

Mcavoy To Play Fleming In Movie?

JAMES MCAVOY has been tipped to play JAMES BOND creator IAN FLEMING in a new movie.The Atonement actor has reportedly been approached to star as the writer in a biopic about his colourful life, including...

Redford's Accent Demands Left Mcavoy Exhausted

Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY found his boss ROBERT REDFORD a tough taskmaster while working on the star's latest movie - after the Hollywood veteran ordered him to speak in an American accent at all times.The...

Mcavoy Refuses To Star With Wife

JAMES MCAVOY will never let his actress wife ANNE-MARIE DUFF play his leading lady - because he doesn't want their marriage to become a "target" for the press.The pair fell in love playing a couple...

Maguire Replaces Mcavoy In Romantic Comedy

SPIDER-MAN star TOBEY MAGUIRE is to replace JAMES MCAVOY in upcoming movie THE DETAILS - after the Scottish actor pulled out of the shoot.Maguire will join Elizabeth Banks and Pushing Up Daisies star Anna Friel...

Twilight Outshines Rivals In Mtv Movie Awards Shortlist

Vampire romance Twilight is leading the field for the 2009 MTV Movie awards, with seven nominations.The film - based on Stephenie Meyer's bestselling book - is up for the best movie award while leading man...

By on 05 May 2009

Mcavoy And Duff Trying For Parenthood

JAMES MCAVOY could soon be a father - he and his actress wife ANNE-MARIE DUFF are hoping to start a family. The pair met on the set of U.K. TV comedy Shameless before falling in love...

Angelina Jolie's Wanted Dvd Ad Banned

A TV advert for the DVD of Angelina Jolie action blockbuster Wanted has been banned for glamorising violence and the use of guns.One viewer complained that the advert portrayed guns in a glamorous light and...

By on 18 March 2009

Pride And Predator In Alien Austen Update

Sir Elton John's production company are to make a film involving an alien attack on a Jane Austen-esque costume drama.Rocket Pictures are to begin filming Pride and Predator in London later this year, it was...

By on 17 February 2009

Mcavoy Slams Fame-hungry Stars

JAMES MCAVOY is disgusted when he sees fellow thespians spread over the pages of glossy magazines, insisting stars who court fame are "not actors to me". The Atonement star refuses to become a regular fixture...

Thomas And Duff To Star In Lennon Biopic

KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS and JAMES MCAVOY's actress wife ANNE-MARIE DUFF will star as JOHN LENNON's aunt and mother in a story of the late BEATLE's early life. British actor Aaron Johnson, 18, will portray Lennon...

Mcavoy Tips Hathaway For Rachel Getting Married Oscar

James McAvoy has named Anne Hathaway as his pick to win this year's best actress Oscar for her role in Rachel Getting Married.Writing as part of Variety's 'Contenders' feature, the Wanted star said Hathaway's performance...

By on 28 November 2008

Mcavoy And Scott Thomas Lead European Film Awards

Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY and KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS are among the stars nominated for this year's (08) European Film Awards. MCAvoy has received a nod in the best European actor category for his role in...

Strong Showing For Brits At European Film Awards

Several British stars have received nominations at this years European Film Awards in Copenhagen, Denmark.Kristin Scott Thomas has been nominated as best actress for her role in I've Loved You So Long, while James McAvoy...

By on 08 November 2008

Wanted Director To Take To High Seas With Moby Dick

Timur Bekmambetov has been lined up to direct a reimagining of Herman Melville's Moby Dick, reports claim.The Wanted director has a development deal with Universal Studios and is set for a voyage to the ocean...

By on 23 September 2008

Jolie And Mcavoy Rapped For 'Glamorising' Violence

Wanted stars Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy have been slammed by advertising regulators for glamorising violence and gun crime.The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld complaints it received over the poster campaign for the summer...

By on 03 September 2008

Mcavoy And Blunt In Talks To Play Star-crossed Lovers

James McAvoy and Emily Blunt are in negotiations to voice the lead roles in Gnomeo and Juliet, a new CGI take on Shakespeare.The Miramax/Rocket Pictures production puts a horticultural spin on the work of the...

By on 20 August 2008

Angelina Jolie 'To Take On Cruise Action Role'

Angelina Jolie is reported to be set to take on an action role originally thought to be going to Tom Cruise.Several male actors were interested in the Edward A. Salt CIA drama but since Cruise...

By on 12 August 2008

Mamma Mia! Leading Field For National Movie Awards

Musical adaptation Mamma Mia! is the frontrunner for the National Movie awards, having earned four nominations.Leading men Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth are both nominated for best male - the latter also receiving a nod...

By on 01 August 2008

Freeman Worried For Mcavoy's Health

MORGAN FREEMAN feared for JAMES MCAVOY's health on the set of their movie WANTED, after witnessing his co-star pushing himself to the limit. The veteran actor was impressed by MCAvoy's commitment to the action film,...

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