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Will Smith In Talks To Voice The Genie In Aladdin

Will Smith is in talks to take on the role of The Genie in Disney's live-action version of 'Aladdin'.The 'Suicide Squad' actor was originally in negotiations to work on Tim Burton's new adaptation of 'Dumbo',...

Guy Ritchie Set To Direct Live-action Aladdin Movie

Guy Ritchie is in talks to direct a live-action 'Aladdin' film.The 48-year-old filmmaker - whose previous films include 'Sherlock Holmes' and 'Snatch' - is wanted to recreate Disney's classic 1992 animation as a new adventure...

Chloe Moretz Joins Dark Shadows

Chloe Moretz is set to join the cast of 'Dark Shadows'. The 'Kick-Ass' actress - who recently completed filming on Martin Scorsese's forthcoming project 'Hugo Cabret' - will play Carolyn in the Tim Burton-directed movie...

Michelle Pfeiffer To Star In Dark Shadows

Michelle Pfeiffer is in talks to star in 'Dark Shadows' alongside Johnny Depp. The 52-year-old actress is reportedly director Tim Burton's first choice to play Elizabeth Collins Stoddard - the family matriarch who has become...

August Responds To Alba's Script Remarks

Screenwriter JOHN AUGUST has written a scathing response to JESSICA ALBA after she insisted good actors have no need for scripts.The Sin City actress has come under fire from the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory...

Johnny Depp Gets Dark Shadows

Johnny Depp has signed up to star in 'Dark Shadows'.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor has been signed up by long-time collaborator Tim Burton to work on the vampire project, an adaptation of a TV...

Winona Ryder Lands Frankenweenie

Winona Ryder has been cast in Tim Burton's upcoming movie 'Frankenweenie'.The 'Star Trek' actress is set to provide the voice for the role of Elsa in the feature-length version of Burton's 1984 short film. She...

Mendes Taps August For Preacher Script

Director SAM MENDES is working with screenwriter JOHN AUGUST to turn his dream of making a movie version of graphic novel PREACHER into a reality. The American Beauty filmmaker has been desperate to turn the cult...

Drew Barrymore Fan Searching For Film Deal

A DREW BARRYMORE fan's filmed efforts to land a date with the actress are set to be made available to the public - a Hollywood agency is seeking a deal for the bizarre movie....

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Iggy Pop Awarded France's 'Highest Cultural Honour'

Iggy Pop Awarded France's 'Highest Cultural Honour'

The Stooges frontman Iggy Pop awarded France's 'highest honor'.

Guns N' Roses Rake In $230m On Not In This Lifetime Tour

Guns N' Roses Rake In $230m On Not In This Lifetime Tour

Guns N' Roses have grossed $230m from their 'Not In This Lifetime' tour so far.

Harrison Ford Shares His Secret For A Successful Career

Harrison Ford Shares His Secret For A Successful Career

Ford attributes his career success to films that pass 'from generation to generation'.

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