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James Mcavoy To Play Macbeth In The West End

Scottish actor James Mcavoy will become a Celtic king in a new West End production of William Shakespeare's Macbeth.The Atonement star is set to tackle one of the Bard's most famous characters at London's Trafalgar...

Ian Mckellen Delighted With X-men Return

Sir Ian McKellen thinks it is ''wonderful'' to be returning to the 'X-Men' franchise.The veteran actor and his co-star Patrick Stewart were surprised to be asked to reprise their roles as Professor X and Magneto...

James Mcavoy Drops Out Of Wikileaks Film

James McAvoy has dropped out of the Wikileaks movie.The 33-year-old actor had been due to appear opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the biopic of the website's disgraced founder Julian Assange, but his commitments to the 'X-Men'...

James Mcavoy Chooses X-men Over Wikileaks Drama - Report

James Mcavoy's return to the X-Men franchise has forced the Scottish actor to walk away from director Bill Condon's Wikileaks movie.The actor was billed to star alongside Benedict Cumberbatch, who has been cast as...

Sir Ian Mckellen, Sir Patrick Stewart Return To X-men

Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart have joined the cast of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.Director Bryan Singer - who is returning to the franchise after directing the original 'X-Men' film in 2000 and...

Laura Linney To Join Wikileaks Cast?

Laura Linney is being lined up to star in the new WikiLeaks film.The 'Love Actually' actress is in talks to join the cast of Bill Condon's upcoming drama about controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, with...

James Mcavoy To Star In Assange Biopic

James McAvoy is in talks to star in the forthcoming Julian Assange biopic.The 'X-Men: First Class' actor is reportedly up for the role of the WikiLeaks founder's right-hand man Daniel Domscheit-Berg in the film opposite...

Johnny Depp To Star In Transcendence?

Johnny Depp is in talks to star in 'Transcendence'.The 'Dark Shadows' actor could play the lead in Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister's directorial debut, which is being described as a sci-fi thriller about a man who...

Downton Abbey's Joanne Froggatt Weds

'Downton Abbey' star Joanne Froggatt has married.The 31-year-old actress - who plays housemaid Anna Bates in the period drama - wed her long-term partner James Cannon last Saturday (06.10.12). The church ceremony was attended...

Robert Pattinson Voted Sexiest Man Again

Robert Pattinson has been named the sexiest man in the world.The 'Twilight' actor has topped Glamour magazine's 50 Sexiest Men of 2012 poll beating a host of famous hunks to take the British magazine's title...

Patrick Stewart To Reprise Professor X Role

Sir Patrick Stewart is to reprise his role as Professor X in the 'X-Men' film franchise. The 72-year-old actor - who has portrayed the character in five 'X-Men' movies - revealed he will be playing...

Patrick Stewart To Reprise Professor X Role

Sir Patrick Stewart is to reprise his role as Professor X in the 'X-Men' film franchise. The 72-year-old actor - who has portrayed the character in five 'X-Men' movies - revealed he will be playing...

James Mcavoy Runs With Olympic Torch

Actor James Mcavoy beamed with pride on Friday (08Jun12) as he carried the Olympic torch through his native Scotland.The Atonement star ran with the famed flame in Glasgow and was watched by hundreds of locals...

James Mcavoy To Play Chastain's Husband

X-Men: First Class star James Mcavoy has signed on to play Jessica Chastain's husband in new movie The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby.The Scottish star has replaced Joel Edgerton in the project, which is being pre-sold...

James Mcavoy To Star In The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby

James McAvoy will star opposite Jessica Chastain in 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby'.The Scottish actor will play the restaurant owner husband of Jessica's character in the double feature which will follow the couple as they...

Kasabian's Serge Joins The Rest Of The World For Soccer Aid 2012

Kasabian guitarist Sergio Pizzorno joins the Rest of the World squad for Soccer Aid 2012, along with funny men Will Ferrell ('Anchorman'), Mike Myers ('Austin Powers') and Patrick Kielty; actors Gerard Butler ('300') and James...

James Mcavoy Mixed Up About Christmas

Scottish actor James Mcavoy has mixed feelings about Christmas because he grew up believing Santa Claus threw gifts down the chimney and always answered children's letters.The Arthur Christmas star was convinced St. Nick dashed around...

James Mcavoy's Christmas Love

James McAvoy enjoys the build up to the Christmas period.The 'X-Men: First Class' actor - who plays the lead role of Arthur in animated movie 'Arthur Christmas', directed by Sarah Smith - is a huge...

Zoe Kravitz To Join 1000 A.e.?

Zoe Kravitz is in talks to join '1000 A.E.'. The 'X-Men: First Class' actress is in negotiations to play Will Smith's daughter in the sci-fi action adventure set on an earth that is no longer...

James Mcavoy's X-men Sequel Discussions

James McAvoy has been discussing "interesting ideas" for the 'X-Men: First Class' sequel. The Scottish actor played the role of Professor Charles Xavier in the reboot of the mutant action adventure movie, and now a...

Joseph Gordon-levitt's 50/50 Comfort

Joseph Gordon-Levitt only felt comfortable on '50/50' four days into filming. The actor was a last minute replacement for James McAvoy on the comedy drama, and although he never felt pressure to put on a...

Twilight Breaking Dawn Takes Worldwide Gross To $489 Million

Twilight Breaking Dawn - Part 1 took $42 million domestically over the weekend and $62.3 million over the 'Thanksgiving period' from Wednesday to Sunday -keeping it firmly at the top of the box office. The...

Arthur Christmas, Funniest I Read All Year, Says Mcavoy

Arthur Christmas and The Muppets are set to do battle for the Thanksgiving crowds this weekend, and Scottish actor James Mcavoy thinks the former should be on everyone's must-see list. James plays the eponymous Arthur,...

Hugh Laurie Top Choice For Doctor

Hugh Laurie has topped a poll to appear in the 'Doctor Who' movie.It was announced last week that 'Harry Potter' director David Yates is to make a film based on the hit sci-fi drama and...

Mcavoy Can't Watch New U.s. Shameless

British actor James Mcavoy switched off the U.S. remake of his TV show Shameless after deciding it was "too strange" to watch another actor deliver lines he once improvised.MCAvoy landed his big break with his...

Bill Nighy Wants Arthur Christmas To Become A Classic

Bill Nighy hopes 'Arthur Christmas' will become staple Christmas viewing for years to come. The British actor voices the character of Grandsanta, the former Santa Claus who still pines for his glory days, in the...

Kristen Stewart For Akira Role?

Kristen Stewart has been approached to take on the main female role in the reimagining of 'Akira'. The live action adaptation of the iconic magna comic is set to start shooting in March following a...

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