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Bridget Jones' Baby Coming Soon

'Bridget Jones' Baby' is in ''aggressive development''.Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth are in final negotiations to return to the film series as the titular heroine and love interest Mark Darcy, while director Sharon Maguire -...

Gemma Jones Wants Next Bridget Jones Film To Hurry Up

Gemma Jones is worried she'll be on a Zimmer frame by the time the next 'Bridget Jones' movie is made. The 72-year-old actress - who plays Bridget's mum in 'Bridget Jones's Diary' and 'Bridget Jones:...

Jim Broadbent Lined Up For Teletubbies Reboot - Report

The Moulin Rouge! star is set to play the 'Voice Trumpet' which makes announcements in the beloved children's programme. A source tells Britain's The Sun newspaper, "Teletubbies is a British institution and...

Iris Murdoch's Husband John Bayley Dies

British writer John Bayley, who was portrayed by Jim Broadbent in Oscar-winning movie Iris, has died aged 89.He passed away at his home on the Spanish island of Lanzarote on 12 January (15). No more...

Jim Broadbent Favours Christmas Pudding

Jim Broadbent prefers Christmas pudding over mince pies because ''there's more of it''.The actor - who stars in new festive-themed movie 'Get Santa' - enjoys Christmas because it gives him an excuse to indulge his...

Jim Broadbent: How To Play Santa Claus

Merry Christmas to all. It's probably the case that everyone has had to dress up as Santa Claus at least once in their life; stomping around the house, 'Ho Ho Ho'-ing and eating mince pies...

Jim Broadbent Proves Genius Casting For 'Get Santa'

Dopey Christmas movies are such a staple this time of year that it's actually rather shocking when one comes along that isn't stupid. Even if some critics struggle with the holiday-crime movie mashup, 'Get Santa'...

Paddington Bear Makes Debut In Funny New Trailer…Minus His Voice

Missing the lead actor in your movie four months before its release? No problem! As was evidently thought by director Paul King and the makers of the upcoming children's adaptation, Paddington. A new trailer has...

'Postman Pat: The Movie' Delivers A Cracking British Cast In A Starry New Adventure [Trailer]

The well-loved British children's programme, Postman Pat, is being turned into a new movie that will bring the stop motion techniques employed in the series into the 21st century with 3D animation. The show, which...

Ronan Keating To Sing In Postman Pat Movie

Ronan Keating will provide Postman Pat's singing voice in a new movie.The Boyzone singer has joined 'Postman Pat: The Movie', an upcoming film adaptation of the popular children's cartoon, and he admits he was a...

'Philomena' Actors Shortlisted For British Independent Film Awards

Philomena has been released in UK cinemas and is proving to be one of the British film events of the year as critics flock to praise Steve Coogan and Judi Dench's performances in this touching,...

Felicity Huffman Joins Big Game With Samuel L. Jackson

Felicity Huffman has joined the cast of Samuel L. Jackson's new action movie, 'Big Game'.The 'Desperate Housewives' actress and 'Alias' actor Victor Garber have joined the final weeks of the film's shoot in Bavaria, starring...

First Look At Samuel L. Jackson & Onni Tommila In Adventure 'Big Game' [Picture]

Big Game might just be one of the more original action films to emerge in recent years, when the President of the United States of America (Samuel L. Jackson) teams up with a young Oskari...

What Should You See Tonight, Machete Kills? The Fifth Estate? It's Le-weekend!

It’s Friday folks – your mundane, work-a-day week has come to an end, and now you’ve got a chance to spend the money you’ve earned on some form of entertainment, be it alcohol, video games,...

"Le Week-end" Is Warm, Honest And Clever And That's Just The Critics Talking

Le week-end is sweet, it’s quirky and it has its token dose of snark – the perfect combination to warm those chilly autumn nights. To top it all off, this Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan...

Jim Broadbent Wants More Roles For Women

Veteran British actor Jim Broadbent is calling on moviemakers to create more onscreen roles for women.Broadbent, who starred opposite Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher's husband Denis in The Iron Lady, insists he is happy to...

Colin Firth Will Put On His Wellies & Raincoat As He Lends His Voice To Paddington Bear

Colin Firth has agreed to play Paddington Bear in a re-boot of the famed Michael Bond books about a bear from Peru with a taste for marmalade. In the original Bond books, Paddington is found...

Jim Broadbent Joins Samuel L. Jackson In Big Game

Jim Broadbent and Ray Stevenson will join Samuel L. Jackson in 'Big Game'.'The Iron Lady' and 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' actors will co-star in the new action adventure movie which stars Jackson as the president of...

Living For 'Le Week-end' - Jim Broadbent And Lindsay Duncan Star [Trailer]

We’ve seen screen-legends combine to bring us the other side of a ‘coming of age’ story before - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel did it to some degree of success – and now we have...

With Bana And Hall, How Did 'Closed Circuit' Fail To Please?

Closed Circuit, the new crime-thriller from Is Anybody There? director John Crowley, has failed to impress the critics ahead of its highly anticipated release this week. The international suspense thriller features a glittering cast including...

Harry Hill And Julie Walters Race Scooters For 'The Harry Hill Movie' [Pictures]

Forget The Fast & The Furious! This week, comedian Harry Hill and British movie legend Julie Walters took to their scooters and powered through a quiet London suburb to film scenes from Hill's new movie...

James Mcavoy Needs To Clean Up His Act In Filth (Trailer)

Filth, the latest movie to star James McAvoy, is an adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel of the same name and it has all the hallmarks of a classic Irvine Welsh movie adaptation, with its fast-paced,...

Jim Broadbent Eyeing William Shakespeare Role

Veteran British actor Jim Broadbent is keen to tackle another William Shakespeare play and is on the look-out for an "irresistible" role.The Bridget Jones's Diary star performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company when he was...

James D'arcy Scared Of Ageing Since Cloud Atlas

James D'Arcy is petrified of ageing after starring in 'Cloud Atlas'.The 'Hitchcock' actor has gone on a health kick since playing Rufus Sixsmith - one of his many alter egos in the Wachowski siblings and...

Ben Whishaw Hints At Bond Filming Date

Ben Whishaw has hinted filming for the 24th James Bond movie will kick off early 2014.The 32-year-old actor - who plays high-tech boffin Q in the spy franchise - let slip the gang would be...

Jim Sturgess: 'Anne Hathaway Deserves Her Success'

Jim Sturgess isn't surprised by Anne Hathaway's 'Les Miserables' success.When the pair worked together on 2011's 'One Day' Anne used to constantly sing theatrical songs on set and Jim is thrilled she has gone...

Halle Berry Was Nursed By Hanks On Cloud Atlas

Halle Berry says Tom Hanks was like her own personal nurse on the set of their new movie 'Cloud Atlas'.The 46-year-old actress broke her foot just two days before shooting started on the project -...

Halle Berry: Cloud Atlas Was Ambitious

Halle Berry thought 'Cloud Atlas' was far too ambitious at first.The Oscar-winning actress was initially dubious about working with co-directors Tom Tykwer and Andy and Lana Wachowski in the drama adapted from David Mitchell's novel,...

Cloud Atlas Flops On Opening Weekend At Box Office

Cloud Atlas has flopped into third place in the US Box Office after a dreary weekend saw the film, which many thought would do well commercially, take in less than Hotel Transylvania and chart topper...

Jim Sturgess Loved Tom Hanks' Cloud Atlas Costume

Jim Sturgess says Tom Hanks was unrecognisable on the set of 'Cloud Atlas'.The 'One Day' actor feels like he spent four months filming with a ''big sweaty ginger'' because the make-up and prosthetics used for...

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