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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...

James Mcavoy: 'Fatherhood's Made Me More Practical'

Scottish actor James Mcavoy has opened up about becoming a first-time father, insisting parenthood has made him "more practical".The Atonement star and his actress wife Anne-Marie Duff welcomed baby Brendan last year (10), but remained...

James Mcavoy Broke Wind In Front Of Jolie

Scottish actor James Mcavoy was forced to apologise to his Wanted co-star Angelina Jolie after he suffered a bad bout of flatulence on-set.The Atonement star bulked up for his role in the 2008 action film...

Joseph Gordon-levitt's Lack Of Preparation

Joseph Gordon-Levitt had "less than a week" to prepare for his role in '50/50'.The 30-year-old actor - who plays cancer patient Adam Lerner in the movie - was called on to the project when original...

Emma Watson's Shakespeare Dream

Emma Watson wants to work on a Shakespeare adaptation.The 'Harry Potter' actress has a long list of directors and actors who she would love to make movies with and admits her dream role would be...

Elton John Making Movie Biopic

Sir Elton John is to make a biopic about his life.The legendary singer and his partner David Furnish - who own production company Rocket Pictures - have teamed up playwright Lee Hall to create 'Rocketman',...

Joseph Gordon-levitt Saved Cancer Film After James Mcavoy Quit

Joseph Gordon-levitt signed up to play a cancer victim in new movie 50/50 after James Mcavoy pulled out of the film at the eleventh hour.Director Jonathan Levine reveals MCAvoy had to quit the project following...

James Mcavoy To Appear In Filth

James McAvoy has signed up to star in 'Filth'.The 'Wanted' actor will take on the lead role in the movie adaptation of Irvine Welsh's 1998 novel, with Jamie Bell and Alan Cumming also set to...

Rosario Dawson To Go In A Trance

Rosario Dawson has signed up to star in Danny Boyle's 'Trance'. The 'Sin City' actress and 'Black Swan' star Vincent Cassel are the latest names to join the cast of the drama, which will also...

Colin Firth For Role In Trance?

Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson are being pursued for roles in Danny Boyle's 'Trance'. The Oscar-winning actor is set to replace Michael Fassbender in the art heist thriller, opposite Scarlett as a character named Elizabeth....

James Mcavoy Fixes His Teeth

Scottish actor James Mcavoy is sporting a shiny new smile after having his crooked teeth fixed.The Atonement star has previously laughed off suggestions he should undergo dental work, joking that he will only get his...

James Mcavoy To Star In New Thriller

James McAvoy is set to star in new thriller 'Trance'.The 'X-Men: First Class' actor is in talks to take on one of the lead roles of the Danny Boyle-directed movie as original favourite Michael Fassbender...

James Mcavoy Dismisses 3d Films As A 'Waste Of Money'

Scottish actor James Mcavoy has branded 3D movies a "waste of money", accusing film bosses of using the technique to wring more cash out of cinema-goers.The number of movies using three dimensional technology to enhance...

James Mcavoy Slams 3-D Movies

James McAvoy thinks 3-D movies are a "waste of money". The 'X-Men: First Class' actor - who plays Professor X in the movie prequel - believes the technology is simply an excuse to get more...

'Eccentric' Russell Brand

Russell Brand is completely "eccentric". The British comedian is known for his wacky ways but 'Get Him To The Greek' co-star Rose Byrne says his strangeness would not stop her from working with him again.Australian...

Professor X Is A 'Sex Pest' In First Class Says Mcavoy

PROFESSOR X, the classic comic book character, is a "sex pest" in 'X-Men: First Class', according to the actor who plays him, James Mcavoy. PROFESSOR X, known as the leader and founder of the 'X-Men',...

James Mcavoy's Fingers Crossed For X-men: First Class Sequel

James McAvoy has his "fingers crossed" for an 'X-Men: First Class' sequel. The 32-year-old actor - who plays Charles Xavier/Professor X in the Matthew Vaughn-directed action adventure movie - revealed that producers will not consider...

Mcavoy Donned Drag As X-men's Professor X

Actor James Mcavoy has warned comic book fans to expect the unexpected when they watch X-Men: First Class - one scene in the prequel even sees his mentor character Professor Charles Xavier don drag.The Last...

James Mcavoy's Long-standing X-men Love

James McAvoy was "really aware" of 'X-Men' as a child.The Scottish actor - who appears in the prequel of the movie franchise 'X-Men: First Class' alongside Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Holt - used...

James Mcavoy Unsure How Fatherhood Has Changed Him

James McAvoy is unsure if being a father has changed him. The 'X-Men: First Class' actor - who has 11-month-old son Brendan with actress wife Anne-Marie Duff - doesn't think he can judge how he...

James Mcavoy Takes A Plunge For Charity

Actor James Mcavoy once jumped from the top of the world's tallest hospital as part of a publicity stunt to raise awareness for a Ugandan children's charity.The Last King of Scotland star was on location...

James Mcavoy: 'X-men Is A Love Story'

James McAvoy thinks 'X-Men: First Class' is a "love story" between two friends.The Scottish actor portrays Charles Xavier in the new comic book prequel movie and thinks his character's friendship with Michael Fassbender's Erik Lehnsherr...

'Epic' X-men: First Class Sequel Planned

Matthew Vaughn is planning an "epic" sequel to 'X-Men: First Class'. The filmmaker - who directed the prequel starring James McAvoy as Charles Xavier/Professor X and Michael Fassbender as Erik Lensherr/Magneto - has plans for...

James Mcavoy 'Perfect' For X Role

'X-Men: First Class' director Matthew Vaughn said that James McAvoy was "perfect" to play a superhero.Matthew - who directed the 'X-Men' prequel with a budget of $120 million - said he had always wanted James...

James Mcavoy And Michael Fassbender 'Relieved' X-men: First Class Is Actually Good

Actors James Mcavoy and Michael Fassbender are breathing a sigh of relief after giving their approval to the final cut of their new movie X-Men: First Class, because they feared it would turn out "really...

James Mcavoy Never Gets Spotted

James McAvoy never gets noticed in the street. The 'X-Men: First Class' actor - who has 11-month-old son Brendan with actress wife Anne-Marie Duff - spends most of his time in London, but is never...

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