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Morgan Freeman's 'Momentum' Runs Out At Box Office, Taking Just £46

Some films perform below expectations when it comes to the box offices; some movies flop completely; and others are absolute disasters. Morgan Freeman’s new thriller Momentum belongs firmly in the third category, with a UK...

Luke Evans And Elisabeth Moss Join High-rise

Luke Evans and Elisabeth Moss have joined the cast of 'High-Rise'.'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' actor and the 'Mad Men' star have both signed on to join Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller and Jeremy Irons...

Relax, Mindy Kaling! A Look At The Four Shows Fox Has Renewed

Fox network has announced that four of it’s current shows will be renewed for another season. The Following, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Mindy Project and New Girl are Fox's Chosen Four, so let’s take a closer...

James Purefoy Used Movie Sword To Chase Off Thief

Actor James Purefoy chased off a would-be thief outside his London home by grabbing a sword from his movie collection and brandishing it on his doorstep.The Resident Evil star has an impressive cache of weapons...

The Following Renewed For Second Season

'The Following' has been renewed for a second season.The serial killer drama - which stars Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy - has been picked up by Fox thanks to its high ratings for season one.Fox...

Kissing Kevin Bacon: The Following Co-star James Purefoy Tells All

Kevin Bacon's The Following is currently one of the hottest shows on TV right now, with audiences lapping up to gorefest that is the new Fox thriller. In a recent interview with Vulture, Bacon's co-star...

James Purefoy Loves Playing Tv Serial Killer

British actor James Purefoy is thrilled to be playing a ruthless serial killer in new U.S. drama The Following - because the project offers him a little peace after becoming a dad last year (12).The...

Kevin Bacon Gets Off To A Promising Start In 'The Following'

Kevin Bacon's new TV show 'The Following' premiered to stellar ratings.The 54-year-old actor's serial killer drama reached 10.4 million viewers on Monday evening (21.01.13) in the US, making it the most-watched episode of any scripted...

Is 'The Following' Too Violent? Kevin Bacon Doesn't Think So

Kevin Bacon has been forced to echo the remarks of Fox chief Kevin Reilly by insisting his new show The Following does not glorify violence. The new series - which premieres in the U.S. tonight...

James Purefoy Snubbed The Saint Remake

British actor James Purefoy has turned down the chance to take on Sir Roger Moore's supercool role in a remake of The Saint.The Resident Evil star was approached to take the lead in a reboot...

Sky To Air 'Sherlock' Reboot 'Elementary' In The UK

Never mind 'pop will eat itself;' television seems to be doing a good job of it, too. Today, The Guardian announced that Sky have bought the UK rights to the US TV show Elementary, starring...

Purefoy's Agony Over Solomon Kane Role

British actor JAMES PUREFOY regrets employing a former Special Forces expert to get him into shape for action movie SOLOMON KANE - because the personal trainer made him exercise for 12 hours a day.The Resident...

Purefoy Collects Movie Swords

British movie star JAMES PUREFOY loves signing up for swordfighting epics - because it's a cheap way of updating his impressive blade collection.The Resident Evil star always insists on keeping the swords his characters have...

Purefoy Needed Stitches For Swordfighting Wound On Movie Set

British movie hunk JAMES PUREFOY almost lost his head on the set of new action movie SOLOMON KANE when director MICHAEL BASSETT decided to use real blades for battle scenes.The Resident Evil star needed stitches...

Purefoy Stabbed On Movie Set

British actor JAMES PUREFOY has opened up about a movie set accident which nearly cost him his life - he was stabbed in the head during a fight scene.The 45 year old was filming action...

James Purefoy To Play Simon Templar In The Saint Remake

British actor James Purefoy is being lined up to play international man of mystery Simon Templar in a remake of The Saint, it has been confirmed.Purefoy, who played Mark Antony in the joint BBC/HBO drama...

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Purefoy Insists Penis Wasn't Enhanced

British actor JAMES PUREFOY has laughed off reports his manhood was digitally enhanced for a full frontal nude scene in gritty TV series ROME. The VANITY FAIR star, who plays Roman leader MARK ANTONY in...

Purefoy Loves His Craggy 'Field' Face

Dashing British actor JAMES PUREFOY refuses to sign up for plastic surgery to keep his leading man looks intact - because he wants to appear rugged and craggy as he ages. The VANITY FAIR star,...

Purefoy Refuses To Get Naked For Rome Directors

Movie star JAMES PUREFOY has upset directors of gritty TV drama ROME by refusing to bare all for scenes in the second series of the show. The dashing VANITY FAIR star, who plays MARK ANTONY...

Purefoy In Touch With Heterosexual Side

British actor JAMES PUREFOY refuses to rule out having sex with another man, even though he is heterosexual. The ROME actor was educated at an all-boys English private school, and his experiences there opened his...

Purefoy: 'I Lost Bond Role At Interview'

British actor JAMES PUREFOY realised he had blown his chance at landing the coveted role of superspy JAMES BOND when he rambled on about what he'd change to improve the 007 franchise during an interview....

Purefoy Took Paycheque After Quitting Vendetta

British heart-throb JAMES PUREFOY is still enjoying the financial benefits of terrorist thriller V FOR VENDETTA, despite quitting the movie halfway through filming. The VANITY FAIR star, 41, left the title role of V...

Purefoy Abandoned Vendetta Because Of Mask

British actor JAMES PUREFOY walked out in his role in V FOR VENDETTA after struggling to wear a mask for the entire film. The A KNIGHT'S TALE star, 41, became so frustrated at having...

Fellowes Tips Owen As Next 007

GOSFORD PARK writer JULIAN FELLOWES predicts British actor CLIVE OWEN will succeed PIERCE BROSNAN to become the next JAMES BOND. The OSCAR-winning writer thinks VANITY FAIR actor JAMES PUREFOY would be closer to...

Owen Shoots For His Own Potential Franchise

British actor CLIVE OWEN has landed his own potential action franchise, after months of speculation over whether he'll be the new JAMES BOND. While Owen has recently been replaced as a favourite to take...

Weaving Blasts Rumours Eucalyptus Script Was Poor

THE MATRIX star HUGO WEAVING has blasted reports circulated by RUSSELL CROWE that a poor script led to the cancellation of Australia-based movie EUCALYPTUS - he insists it was great. The film, starring Crowe,...

Mcmahon Insists He's Still In The Race For 007

Australian actor JULIAN McMAHON is refusing to give up the fight to play the next JAMES BOND, even though director MARTIN CAMPBELL seems to favour ER doctor GORAN VISNJIC. The NIP/TUCK star has been...

Purefoy Quits Vendetta Movie

VANITY FAIR star JAMES PUREFOY has reportedly quit the set of new movie V IS FOR VENDETTA, leaving THE MATRIX villain HUGO WEAVING to take his place. The Australian actor was an easy choice...

Witherspoon's Purefoy Fears

REESE WITHERSPOON was nervous prior to shooting her latest movie VANITY FAIR, fearing co-star JAMES PUREFOY would be a "jerk" over her pregnancy. Doctors confirmed the Hollywood beauty was expecting her second child just...

Purefoy 'Fell For' Witherspoon

JAMES PUREFOY lusted after VANITY FAIR co-star REESE WITHERSPOON - even though they are both attached and the actress was pregnant. The 40-year-old British thespian plays aristocrat RAWDON CRAWLEY alongside Witherspoon's BECKY SHARP in...

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