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Alejandro G. IñáRritu And Ridley Scott Lead First Set Of Directors Guild Of America Nominations

The first set of nominees for the 68th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards have now been announced, with nods for the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2015 featuring five directors...

Michael Caine Vomits Due To Stagefright

The 82 year old began acting at the age of 20 in small theatres around England, and production staff would often give him a vomit bucket because he suffered such crippling bouts of...

Joel Edgerton: 'I Fought To Make Jane Got A Gun'

The film, which also stars Natalie Portman, has been dogged by troubles since its inception, with actors including Michael Fassbender, Jude Law and Bradley Cooper dropping out and director Lynn Ramsay exiting on...

Carey Mulligan Wins Best Actress At Hollywood Film Awards 2015 In Good Showing For British Stars

British star Carey Mulligan was among the winners at the 19th annual Hollywood Film Awards for her central role as Maud in the new movie Suffragette, a laundry worker who joins the fight for the...

‘Jane Got A Gun’: Everything You Need To Know About Natalie Portman’S New Western

Natalie Portman is taking on a whole new genre with her latest film, Jane Got a Gun. The trailer for the upcoming movie was released earlier this week and it bears all the hallmarks of...

Joel Edgerton Didn't Want To Visit Convicted Fbi Agent In Prison

The actor plays disgraced law man John Connolly, who masterminded the "unholy alliance" between his agency and notorious Boston, Massachusetts gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger in the 1970s - and then refused to testify...

Sienna Miller Cut From Black Mass

Sienna Miller has been cut from 'Black Mass'. The 33-year-old actress filmed scenes as Catherine Greig, the girlfriend of Johnny Depp's character Whitey Bulger, for the upcoming biopic on the infamous Irish-American mobster Bulger...

Joel Edgerton Pranked By Radio Hosts

The Great Gatsby star was stunned when radio duo Hamish Blake and Andy Lee handed him a timepiece worth around $35,456 (£22,160), declaring, "What the f**k is that? Are you serious?... You got...

Ruby Rose: Our Likeness Must Be Frustrating For Justin Bieber

Ruby Rose thinks her likeness to Justin Bieber must be ''frustrating'' for him.The 'Orange is the New Black' star has acknowledged she looks similar to the 'Boyfriend' hitmaker and confessed she has heard he regularly...

The Gift Lets Joel Edgerton Play With The Thriller Genre

Australian actor Joel Edgerton has been starring in movies for 20 years, from homegrown hits like Erskineville Kings (1999) to playing Luke Skywalker's uncle in the Star Wars prequel trilogy to acclaimed films like Animal...

Joel Edgerton Turned To His Brother For Help With Directorial Debut

The Great Gatsby star served as writer, director, actor and producer on the new thriller, and he admits he had his work cut out for him as he embarked on the ambitious project...

Actors Fail To Save Bali Nine Members From Execution

Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, part of the infamous Bali Nine drug ring, were sentenced to death after spending a decade behind bars, while campaigners fought for clemency from Indonesian government officials....

Guy Pearce Leads Calls To Save The Bali Nine As Execution Looms

The actors joined last minute calls to save Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, part of the infamous Bali Nine drug ring, in the final hours before they are scheduled to face a firing...

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

With the recent trailer release for 'Black Mass', it's clear to see why the world fell in love with Johnny Depp. A short clip within the trailer perfectly demonstrates the veteran actor's ability to switch...

Johnny Depp Terrifies As Whitey Bulger In The Trailer For 'Black Mass'

Johnny Depp is almost unrecognisable in the trailer for Black Mass. The 51-year actor plays the notorious American gangster, Whitey Bulger, in the upcoming film. The first official trailer was released on Thursday (23rd April)....

Joel Edgerton And Jon Bernthal Eyed For Suicide Squad Lead - Report

Australian actor Joel Edgerton is reportedly in line to replace his Warrior co-star Tom Hardy in the planned movie adaptation of Suicide Squad.Hardy walked away from the project earlier this month (Jan15) and Jake Gyllenhaal...

Christian Bale: Moses Is 'Most Extreme' Role Ever

Christian Bale says the character of Moses in 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' was the ''most extreme'' role he has ever undertaken.The 'American Hustle' star plays the Egyptian prince in the new blockbuster and felt compelled...

Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods And Kings' Brings Spectacle To Cinemas

Ridley Scott is no stranger to the biblical epic. From 'Gladiator' to 'Kingdom of Heaven', he has proved that he's fearless when creating a massive-scale movie. Although he has long been criticised for skimping on...

Joel Edgerton "Felt Very Honoured" To Work With Ridley Scott

It's always good for actors and directors to get along on the set of a film; it keeps everyone involved in a good state of mind, and can lead to a better finished product than...

Joel Edgerton's Filming Worries

Joel Edgerton suffers anxiety on his first few days on a new film set because he worries he's going to be fired. Despite starring in several big movies such as 'Warrior' and 'The Great Gatsby',...

Joel Edgerton's Runaway Chariot Scare On Exodus Set

Australian actor Joel Edgerton was left terrified on the set of new movie Exodus: Gods And Kings when he was stuck on a runaway chariot after the horses' reins broke.The star plays Egyptian pharoah Ramses...

Joel Edgerton's Passion For Film Reinvigorated After Working On Exodus: Gods And Kings

Actor Joel Edgerton has credited director Ridley Scott with reinvigorating his passion for film by casting him in Exodus: Gods And Kings during a tough time in his life.The Australian star was battling the blues...

Joel Edgerton 'Dreams' Of Being Like Ridley Scott

Joel Edgerton ''dreams'' of being a director like Ridley Scott.The 40-year-old actor was so in awe of the director - who has worked on 'Blade Runner' and 'Alien' - he admitted he one day hopes...

Joel Edgerton Wore 'Solid Gold Thong' Under His Costume

Joel Edgerton wore a ''solid gold thong'' underneath his 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' costume.The 40-year-old actor stars as Ramses in the upcoming action-adventure-drama and his co-star Christian Bale, who stars as his enemy Moses, has...

Rupert Murdoch Causes Controversy On Twitter (Again!), Defends 'Racially Insensitive' Casting Of 'Exodus: Gods & Kings'

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has defended the casting of Exodus: Gods and Kings after reviews and social media users claimed the film was racially inaccurate and insensitive.Controversial casting: Joel Edgerton (L) and Christian Bale (R)...

Ridley Scott: "Mohammad So-and-so Isn't Going To Get My Movie Financed"

Ridley Scott has responded to the apparent lack of ethnic diversity in his latest movie Exodus: Gods and Kings, saying that having a lead actor called "Mohammad so-and-so" wouldn't enable him to get a film...

Joel Edgerton Reacts To Exodus Boycott

Australian actor Joel Edgerton is adamant he can empathise with fans who are calling for a boycott of his new movie Exodus: Gods And Kings over race claims, but insists he was just doing "a...

Ridley Scott: Exodus 'Biggest' Film I've Ever Made

Ridley Scott says 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' is the ''biggest'' movie he's ever made.The 'Prometheus' director is currently in post-production for the upcoming drama about Moses' hand in leading the Israelite slaves out of Egypt...

See Heavily Eye-linered Christian Bale As Moses In Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods And Kings' [Trailer & Pictures]

Director Ridley Scott has dealt with some epic stories whether it's the might of the Roman Empire and the obsession with gladiators, slavering murderous aliens in space or legends of British folklore. But now the...

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Trumbo - Review

Trumbo - Review

In 1947, Dalton (Bryan Cranston) is the film industry's top-paid screenwriter, so of course the House Un-American Activities Commission goes after...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies graphic novel has been made into a film.

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton's new album, 'Wonderful Crazy Night', came out the next day.

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

The video for 'Hymn For the Weekend' was filmed in Mumbai, India.

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

Three more seasons to go for this adored comedy.

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Matt LeBlanc "Couldn't Believe" The Response To His 'Top Gear' Appointment

LeBlanc was announced as one of Chris Evans' co-hosts on the brand new 'Top Gear' on Thursday.

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

New York trio Fun Lovin' Criminals first made an impact back in 1996 with the release of their since acclaimed debut LP Come Find Yourself.

Goosebumps - Review

Goosebumps - Review

This lively romp is entertaining enough to amuse the audience even when it veers off the rails.

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