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Jim Broadbent To Star In A Boy Called Christmas

Jim Broadbent and Dame Maggie Smith are set to star in Netflix's 'A Boy Called Christmas'.The two former 'Harry Potter' stars are set to appear on screen together once again, as they've both landed roles...

Richard Attenborough Is The UK's Favourite Screen Santa Claus

Richard Attenborough has been named Britain's favourite movie Santa Claus. The late actor has come top in a poll to decide the UK's favourite big screen Father Christmas for his portrayal of the festive character...

Paddington 3 In The Works

'Paddington 3' is in the works.The much-loved franchise - which sees Ben Whishaw voice the titular marmalade-obsessed bear - is to return with another instalment, but may not see director Paul King at the helm.Producer...

Jamie Cullum Wants To Write The Next Bond Theme

Jamie Cullum wants to write the next James Bond theme. The 39-year-old jazz star has revealed he's already written the song for Bond 25 ''in his head'' and would jump at the chance to follow...

Sir Michael Caine Asked To Have 'C-word' Cut From King Of Thieves

Sir Michael Caine asked to have the ''C-word'' cut from 'King of Thieves'.The 85-year-old legendary actor may have played a mixture of characters on screen over the years but he has admitted he's never been...

Ray Winstone Almost Gave Up Acting

Ray Winstone almost gave up his acting career. The 61-year-old actor has admitted he had ''had enough'' of working in films and TV as he felt no good opportunities were coming his way.He said: ''For...

Robert Downey Jr Reveals Doctor Dolittle Voice Cast

Robert Downey Jr. has revealed the voice cast of the upcoming 'Doctor Dolittle' reboot.The 52-year-old 'Iron Man' star is set to take the lead role in Universal Pictures' 'The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle', and now...

Jim Broadbent Joins The Voyage Of Doctor Dolittle

Jim Broadbent has joined the cast of Robert Downey Jr's 'The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle'.The 68-year-old actor - who has just reprised his role as Mr. Gruber in 'Paddington 2' - will be seen alongside...

Jim Broadbent Would Love To Make Paddington 3

Jim Broadbent would jump at the opportunity to make 'Paddington 3'.The 68-year-old actor has starred as Mr. Gruber - the antique shop owner and a friend to the marmalade munching Peruvian bear - in two...

Kate Winslet Starring In English Version Of Mary And The Witch's Flower

Kate Winslet will lead the voice cast for the English-language version of 'Mary and the Witch's Flower'.The anime movie first opened in Japan in July and raked in an eye-watering $27 million at the box...

Sir Anthony Hopkins To Play 'English Stalin' Version Of King Lear

Sir Anthony Hopkins has been cast to play King Lear in the star-studded BBC TV film adaptation of the Shakespeare play.The 79-year-old Hollywood veteran will play the titular character in the Richard Eyre adaptation of...

Ray Winstone's Prison Trip For Hatton Garden Heist Movie

Ray Winstone met with Hatton Garden robbery ringleader Danny Jones to prepare for his forthcoming movie.The 60-year-old actor is set to star in a new crime film based on the infamous multi-million pound heist at...

Jim Broadbent Loves His Flawed Character In The Sense Of An Ending

To play the lead role in the film adaptation of Booker Prize-winning novel The Sense of an Ending, Jim Broadbent says that going back to Julian Barnes' writing was the key. "Just how someone speaks...

Jim Broadbent Bemoans Lack Of Roles For Older Actors

Jim Broadbent has lamented the lack of on-screen roles for older actors.The 67-year-old star has claimed that fewer movies are being targeted at the older generation, meaning that actors such as himself are finding it...

Jim Broadbent Says The Sense Of An Ending Is About Complexity, Not Age

At 67 Jim Broadbent is also one of the few actors who plays his age on-screen. In the British drama The Sense of an Ending, he plays a retired man looking back at his life,...

Jim Broadbent Reveals Details About His 'Game Of Thrones' Season 7 Character

Veteran British actor Jim Broadbent has teased a few details about the “significant” character he will portray in the upcoming seventh season of ‘Game of Thrones’ – and it turns out that a great deal...

Michael Caine In Talks For Real-life London Heist Movie

The veteran actors will portray the real-life gang of elderly criminals who struck a safe deposit facility in Hatton Garden, London over the Easter holiday weekend in 2015, making off with a haul...

Hugh Grant And Brendan Gleeson Join Paddington 2

Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson have joined the cast of 'Paddington 2'.The 'Notting Hill' star and the Emmy Award-winning Irish actor have been added to the sequel to the 2014 children's film about Peruvian stowaway...

Angela Lansbury Not Heading To Game Of Thrones

Over the weekend (ends04Sep16), sources told German tabloid Bild the Murder, She Wrote star had been tapped to guest star in two episodes for the forthcoming seventh season of the hit fantasy drama....

Jim Broadbent Joins Cast Of 'Game Of Thrones' For Season 7

Veteran British actor Jim Broadbent has joined the cast of ‘Game of Thrones’ for its seventh series, in what is described as a “significant” role.The 67 year old actor, renowned for dozens of award-winning roles...

Jim Broadbent Heading To Game Of Thrones

Details of the Oscar winner's character are being kept under wraps, but his character is reportedly "significant", according to Entertainment Weekly. The penultimate seven-episode season of the hit fantasy drama is slated...

Michelle Dockery Cast In The Sense Of An Ending

Michelle Dockery has been cast as Jim Broadbent's daughter in 'The Sense Of An Ending'. The 'Downton Abbey' star will be joined by her co-stars, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter and Emily Mortimer, and the 'The...

Brenda Blethyn & Jim Broadbent To Play Raymond Briggs' Parents

The film adaptation of the bestseller will chronicle the half-century marriage of The Snowman author's parents from the late 1920s to the early 1970s. The animated film will debut on the BBC...

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'...

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