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James Mcavoy Considered Career In The Navy

James McAvoy considered a career in the navy before becoming an actor.The 'Filth' star has had a phenomenal on-screen career, but admits before he decided on life as a thespian he considered sailing the seas...

James Mcavoy Denies Interest In Jimmy Savile Role

Actor James Mcavoy has denied reports he wants to play disgraced British Tv presenter Sir Jimmy Savile on the big screen.Writer Irvine Welsh, whose book Filth is the basis for MCAvoy's latest film, recently alleged...

Riding High - James Mcavoy Will Take On Any Role, Even Jimmy Savile

With his role in Filth, James McAvoy is a liberated man. His talents have been celebrated, both on the screen and on stage, and with a wave of critical praise pushing him forward, he’s ready...

James Mcavoy's Difficult Filth Sex Scenes

James McAvoy admits he found it difficult filming some sex scenes for his new movie 'Filth'.The Scottish star plays corrupt police officer Bruce Robertson in John S. Baird's big screen adaptation of Irvine Welsh's twisted...

James Mcavoy Wants His Son To Have A Scottish Accent

James Mcavoy is keen to spend more time in his hometown of Glasgow, Scotland to ensure his son grows up with an accent like his own.The 34-year-old actor married his former Shameless co-star Anne-Marie Duff...

James Mcavoy In 'Filth' > Robert De Niro In 'Taxi Driver'? Big Claim

The temptation to place classic performances, films and music on a pedestal and never let your mind’s eye topple them is strong. We hold a robust affection for culture gone by, and often struggle to...

James Mcavoy Broke Thumb Playing Macbeth

James Mcavoy has detailed the horrifying extent of the injuries he suffered playing Macbeth onstage, revealing he broke a thumb, incurred an axe wound, and had stitches in his head from a machete slash.The Wanted...

James Mcavoy Filmed Saucy Scenes With His Sister For Filth

James Mcavoy felt awkward and uncomfortable when he had to film a saucy scene with his real life sister for new movie Filth.The Atonement star plays the lead role in the big screen adaptation of...

Just How Filthy Is Filth? James Mcavoy Reveals All

James McAvoy continues to assert himself as one of the finer actors of his generation. In his new film, Filth – one of Irvine Welsh’s fruitier novels – fans of the Scottish actor might just...

James Mcavoy Confused By Some Roles

James McAvoy sometimes finds himself in roles where he ''doesn't know what the f**k'' he's going to do. The actor admits he can't always envision a part just by reading the script, but he gets...

James Mcavoy's 'F***Ed Up Fairytale'

James McAvoy's new film is a ''f***ed up fairytale''. The actor plays a morally reprehensible policeman in 'Filth' which made presenting him as a character who viewers could sympathise with wasn't easy.He said: ''[It's] a...

Hugh Jackman Teases X-men 'Fun'

Hugh Jackman's Wolverine will have ''fun'' with Michael Fassbender's Magneto in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.The actor has revealed the time-bending movie will allow for some humorous scenes when his clawed superhero travels back in...

James Mcavoy Suffered Bowel Problems Over Movie Diet

Scottish actor James Mcavoy was struck down with bowel problems after adopting a fattening diet for new movie Filth.The Atonement star appears in the film adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel, and he piled on the...

Jessica Brown Findlay For Frankenstein

Jessica Brown Findlay is in talks to join 20th Century Fox's 'Frankenstein' remake.The 'Downton Abbey' actress - who is best known for playing Lady Sybil Crawley in the hit period drama - is closing in...

Downton Abbey Star Lands Leading Lady Role In Frankenstein

Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay has landed a leading role in the new Frankenstein adaptation opposite Daniel Radcliffe and James Mcavoy.The actress, who played the late Lady Sybil Crawley in the period drama, has...

Marion Cotillard Lined-up For Lady Macbeth Role In Upcoming Film Adaption

Marion Cotillard has been chosen to bring some Gallic glamour to one of Scotland's most malevolent (fictional) characters in the latest big screen adaption of William Shakespeare's MacBeth. The Oscar-winning actress is set to star...

Jane Austen's Ring Kept In UK - Despite Being Owned By Kelly Clarkson!

Jane Austen's ring was bought by Kelly Clarkson last year but it's still in the country! The turquoise and gold ring, once owned by Jane Austen, was bought by Clarkson last year at auction. She...

James Mcavoy Piled On The Pounds For New Role

Scottish actor James Mcavoy relished preparing for his role in new movie Filth as it meant he was able to over-indulge in his favourite fattening snack - his grandmother's bacon sandwiches.The Wanted actor has been...

Sting's Wife Saved James Mcavoy's New Movie

James Mcavoy's new movie Filth was almost mothballed as executives failed to rase enough funds - until Sting's producer wife Trudie Styler stepped in.The Wanted actor stars as sleazy police officer Bruce Robertson in the...

James Mcavoy To Play Frankenstein?

James McAvoy is in negotiations to play Victor Von Frankenstein.The 34-year-old actor - known for playing Professor X in 'X-Men: First Class' - is close to signing a deal with 20th Century Fox which will...

X-men At Comic-con 2013: 'Wolverine The Musical', The Dinklage Hair & "Hideous" 70s Clothes

The X-Men stars who were present at this year's monumental Comic-Con included writers Simon Kinberg and Omar Sy, as well as Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, director Bryan Singer, Hugh...

X-men Steals The Show At San Diego Comic Con 2013

The X-Men cast and crew appeared at the San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday. The huge cast for the upcoming movie X-Men: Days of Future Past appeared in Hall-H and was greeted with an overwhelmingly positive...

The Ultimate Compliment? James Franco To Be Roasted On Comedy Central

It might seem like James Franco has been in almost every movie this year and with so much success, what better way to knock the actor/director/producer/writer/poet/we’re-probably missing-something-here down a peg than with a good old...

Channel 4 Sees Off "Shameless" In Last Ever Episode

Say goodbye to “Shameless” – everyone else has, in one massive final blowout – in other words, a final episode to remember. The series is Channel 4’s longest runner, but this past season hasn’t exactly...

Hugh Jackman's 'Ridiculous' Body

Hugh Jackman's body is ''ridiculous'' in person.The 44-year-old actor has gotten in shape to reprise the role of Wolverine for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' and his co-star Ellen Page has been impressed by his...

X-men: Days Of Future Past 'Not Just A Sequel'

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is ''not just a sequel''.Director Bryan Singer - who will helm the ambitious blockbuster project, uniting the casts of the original 'X-Men' trilogy and 2011 prequel 'X-Men: First Class'...

Evan Peters Lands X-men Role

Evan Peters has joined the cast of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'. The 'American Horror Story' star will play speedy mutant Quicksilver - a character who is also due to appear in Joss Whedon's 'The...

Benedict Cumberbatch Won't Be Affected By Fame

Benedict Cumberbatch believes he will be able to stay ''grounded'' as his fame increases.The 36-year-old actor has landed the biggest role of his career yet in the form of villain John Harrison in sci-fi sequel...

Michael Fassbender To Play Macbeth

Michael Fassbender is set to star in a new adaptation of 'Macbeth'.The actor will play the famous Shakespearean character in a new movie from See Saw Films, the production company behind his hit movie 'Shame'...

Helen Mirren Wins First Olivier Award

Dame Helen Mirren has won her first ever Olivier Award.The 67-year-old actress picked up the prestigious Best actress award for her role as Queen Elizabeth the II in Stephen Daldry's 'The Audience' at the ceremony...

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