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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...

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JAMES MCAVOY is battling cancer for his next role - he will play a young victim who fights the disease throughout his 20s. The untitled movie is based on the life of screenwriter WILL REISER,...

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

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"I've kissed plenty of handsome fellas in my work, too. MICHAEL CAINE for one." ANNE-MARIE DUFF insists she isn't jealous her actor husband JAMES MCAVOY has shared love scenes with ANGELINA JOLIE....

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

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"I went to drama school knowing I could do angry young working-class men from Scotland. And I thought, 'I'll probably come out being able to do that better, and I can play angry young rent...

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

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Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY is to receive a Fellowship from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD) in Glasgow - his former drama school. The WANTED star will be honoured at a graduation...

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

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"I haven't met him yet, but I cried when I found out he was married. Literally." JULIA ROBERTS' actress niece EMMA has a crush on British star JAMES MCAVOY....

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

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"There was someone I worked with recently who, within five minutes, displayed all the attributes of a f***ing d**k, and I gave him the benefit of the doubt. Weeks later I was still there, going,...

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,...

Wanted 2 And Wicked Film Planned For Universal

Universal Studios have confirmed that a sequel to action hit Wanted is in development, with James McAvoy likely to return.Producer Marc Platt, who has signed a new five-year contract with Universal, confirmed that director Timur...

By on 15 July 2008

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"I like romantic comedies. I've been in one and I f**king loved it. I got to show off and I got to be a d**k. It's always fun to play d**ks. That's why I loved...

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"There was someone I worked with recently who, within five minutes, displayed all the attributes of a f**king d**k, and I gave them the benefit of the doubt. Weeks later I was still there, going,...

Hancock Beats Kung Fu Panda To UK Box Office Punch

Will Smith's new film Hancock has debuted at the top of the UK box office, pushing Kung Fu Panda into second place.The Columbia Pictures release followed its $66 million (33 million) bow in the US...

By on 08 July 2008

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"They took months and months to acquire and about two weeks to lose, which was very disheartening." Actor JAMES MCAVOY admits he no longer has the toned six pack he trained so hard for for...

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Did Disney Bring the Magic in 'Tommorowland'?

We've heard about Disney's Tomorrowland for years now. Brad Bird's mystery adventure had George Clooney attached from...

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