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John Hurt "Undergoing Treatment" For Cancer, Promises To Continue Working

Sir John Hurt has been diagnosed with cancer but will continue to work despite his illness. The 75-year-old has received treatment for pancreatic cancer but remains optimistic about his prognosis. His doctors are also hopeful...

John Hurt Reveals Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

Veteran actor Sir John Hurt has revealed he’s battling pancreatic cancer but says he is “more than optimistic” about his future.John Hurt has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.In a statement released today (June 16th) the...

John Hurt Battling Cancer

The 75-year-old Alien star is undergoing treatment and remains optimistic about his future, declaring he hopes to continue working for as long as possible and is to go ahead with plans to record...

Irina Shayk Wants To Play A Russian Kgb Agent

Irina Shayk wants to play a Russian spy.The Victoria's Secret model - who was born and raised in Russia and starred alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in 'Hercules' - wants to pursue more acting roles...

Stars Campaign To Save Russian Bears

John Hurt, Lena Headey and Ricky Gervais are among the stars backing a campaign to save two bears from captivity at a restaurant in Russia.Members of World Animal Protection have launched a drive to release...

Benedict Cumberbatch And John Hurt Celebrate Cinema Campaign Victory

Benedict Cumberbatch and John Hurt are celebrating after scoring a victory in their campaign to save a historic London cinema from development.The actors were among a long list of entertainment industry figures, along with Notting...

John Hurt And David Walliams Front Health Campaign

Acting veteran John Hurt and British comedian David Walliams have loaned their voices to a U.K. advertising campaign instructing parents how to save a choking child.The Alien star and the funnyman, plus comedians David Mitchell...

Officials To Investigate New Year Honours List Leak

U.K. officials are to launch an investigation after stars including John Hurt and Joan Collins were named as recipients of Queen Elizabeth Ii's New Year Honours before the list was officially announced.The list was unveiled...

James Corden 'Overwhelmed' By Obe

James Corden is ''overwhelmed'' to have been honoured with an OBE in Queen Elizabeth's New Year's Honours list.The comic actor has been awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his services to...

John Hurt & Joan Collins Lead New Year Honours List

Veteran British stars John Hurt, Joan Collins and Kristin Scott Thomas will have double the reason to celebrate on New Year's Eve (31Dec14) after landing on Queen Elizabeth Ii's New Year Honours list.Alien actor Hurt...

Ian Mckellen Wants Middle Earth Museum

Sir Ian McKellen wants the public to experience life in Middle Earth at a 'Lord of the Rings'-themed attraction. The award-winning actor stars as Gandalf in 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' and...

John Hurt To Receive Knighthood - Report

Veteran British actor John Hurt is set to a receive a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth Ii in 2015, according to a U.K. report.The Alien star will reportedly be named on the British monarch's annual New...

Paul Greengrass To Direct 1984

Paul Greengrass will direct the '1984' film.According to Deadline, the 59-year-old director has been hired by Sony Pictures to helm the latest big screen version of George Orwell's dystopian novel, which was first published in...

Sir Ian Mckellen Says 'Luck' Has Been Key To Success

Sir Ian McKellen has attributed much of his recent success to ''luck''.The award-winning actor - who was knighted in 1991 for services to the performing arts and was awarded a Freeman of the city of...

John Hurt And Jack O'connell Sign On For Terry Gilliam's Don Quixote

John Hurt is attached to director Terry Gilliam's latest attempt to adapt Miquel de Cervantes' Don Quixote tale for the big screen.The Harry Potter actor tells Britain's Daily Mail that Jack O'Connell, the star of...

Ian Mcshane: Dwayne Johnson Perfect For Hercules

Ian McShane believes The Rock was the perfect choice to play Hercules. Former wrestler Dwayne ''The Rock'' Johnson portrays Hercules in Brett Ratner's big-screen adaptation of the Radical Studios graphic novel, and McShane - who...

Guillermo Del Toro To Make 'Bizarre' Movie

Guillermo Del Toro is planning to make a ''really bizarre'' movie.The 49-year-old director is looking to fit in the time to make a ''strange little'' film in between completing his haunted house horror 'Crimson Peak'...

Does Dwayne Johnson Have The A-list Clout To Carry 'Hercules'?

Despite packing a pretty tremendous supporting cast including Ian McShane, John Hurt and Rufus Sewell, Brett Ratner's 3-D epic Hercules is about only one actor: Dwayne Johnson. The former WWE superstar has proved his clout...

John Hurt Approached For The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

John Hurt is being lined up to star in 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote'.The veteran actor has been approached by Monty Python legend Terry Gilliam to star in his long-awaited satirical film, SIC is...

Fifty Fired For Taking 'Hercules' Photos - We've Got Official Snaps [Trailer]

Dwayne Johnson has hammered home the secrecy behind Paramount and MGM's new Hercules movie by claiming that almost fifty crew-members were fired for attempting to take pictures of him in full regalia. Dwayne Johnson as...

'Only Lovers Left Alive': Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddlestone Celebrate Undying Love In New Vampire Romance [Trailer]

You'd think we'd have had our fill of vampire romances by now, but new movie Only Lovers Left Alive is set to show us that there's still fresh blood to shake from the undead fantasy...

Julie Walters To Be Honoured At British Independent Film Awards

Julie Walters is to be honoured with an outstanding achievement award at the Moet British Independent Film Awards on Sunday (08.12.13).The 'Harry Potter' actress will receive the Richard Harris Award for her contributions to British...

Doctor Who 'The Time Of The Doctor' Christmas Day Special Teasing Promos Released [Trailer]

It's just under a month until Christmas Day and as a result we've been sent a sniff of the eagerly awaited Doctor Who Christmas Day special to really whet our appetites until December 25th's big...

Doctor Who Producers Defy The Impossible For Christmas Special 'The Time Of The Doctor'

Following a baffling turn of events for the Doctor in the 50th anniversary episode of BBC's 'Doctor Who' entitled 'The Day Of The Doctor', producer Steven Moffat intends to drop another bombshell on Whovians this...

Doctor Who 'The Day Of The Doctor' Draws Millions For 50th Anniversary Special

Saturday night's long-awaited Doctor Who 50th anniversary feature-length special has come and gone, leaving the BBC sci-fi show with an aftertaste of success as the similarly landmark ratings begin to make headlines. Outgoing Doctor Matt...

Millions Are Gripped And Records Are Broken As The 'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Special Premieres

Doctor Who has landed itself in the Guinness World Record books after the show's fans tuned in to the special 50th anniversary edition of the show in their millions, with fans from almost 100 countries...

Dr Who 50th Anniversary Special To Mark Arrival Of The New And Return Of The Old

Dr Who's 50th anniversary is approaching and the BBC have revealed the title and length of the special, along with a full programme of special guests and celebrity appearances.BBC announced today (Sept 10) that the...

Guillermo Del Toro's The Strain Heading To Tv

Guillermo Del Toro's vampire novel The Strain is heading to Tv with a cast headed by veteran British actor John Hurt.The Mexican director co-wrote the original book with Chuck Hogan and it spawned two sequels...

Stars Get Snapping For Photo Feature

Stars including Woody Harrelson, Ricky Gervais and John Hurt have taken 'selfie'-style photographs of themselves for a bizarre picture project.Editors at the Guardian Weekend magazine have been investigating the modern phenomenon of self-taken portraits posted...

Peter Capaldi Is New Doctor Who

Peter Capaldi is the new Doctor Who. The 55-year-old actor was announced as Matt Smith's replacement during a BBC One special 'Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor' on Sunday (04.08.13). The TV show - hosted...

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