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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...

12th 'Doctor Who' Actor To Be Revealed On Live Sunday Special

The next Doctor Who will be announced on a special half hour episode on Sunday 4th August. Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor, presented by Zoe Ball and broadcast on BBC1, will reveal who will...

The Rock Tweets Us Another Sneak Peak At The Upcoming Hercules Film

Does the latest behind the scenes picture from Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's upcoming turn as Hercules give away loads of details about what the plot with entail? IT DOESN'T MATTER! How about loads of cool...

How Will Doctor Who Writers Explain Matt Smith And David Tennant On Screen Together?

Filming for the 50th anniversary edition of Doctor Who is underway and the Daily Mail have published photos from the set. For the first time, both Matt Smith and David Tennant will appear on...

John Hurt Leaves London Prizegiving Early To Film Doctor Who

Veteran actor John Hurt left a London party held in his honour early this week (begs08Apr13) because he had to dash to Cardiff, Wales to film scenes for Doctor Who.The Alien star was awarded cultural...

A Stellar Cast: David Tennant Leads Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Cast

David Tennant will lead a stellar cast for the forthcoming Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special. The former Gavin & Stacey star Joanna Page will also join the cast, as will Billie Piper, who was once...

Bill Wyman Unveils New Art Exhibition In London

Bill Wyman opened his new exhibition 'Bill Wyman: Reworked' in London on Tuesday evening (26.02.13).The former Rolling Stones bassist unveiled the re-imaginations of his photographs of the legendary band by various artists - including cartoonist...

John Hurt Becomes University Chancellor

Hollywood actor John Hurt has been named chancellor of a university in his adopted hometown.The Alien star has been appointed Chancellor of the Norwich University of the Arts (Nua), a college in Norfolk, England which...

Bradley Cooper To Channel His Inner Elephant

Former People's Sexiest Man Alive winner Bradley Cooper is almost unrecognisable in his latest role as The Elephant Man, his unflattering look is one that is some miles away from the Wolf Pack he usually...

Stars Evacuated From Evening Standard Awards After Fire Alarm

John Hurt, Olivia Colman and Clemence Poesy were among the stars left out in the cold at Monday night's (06Feb12) Evening Standard British Film Awards after they were evacuated from the venue following a fire...

John Hurt Honoured For Outstanding Contribution To British Cinema

John Hurt is to receive the Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema Award at the BaftAs in February.The seventy two year old actor is well known for his roles as John Merrick in The Elephant Man...

Hurt Lands Special Bafta Prize

Veteran actor John Hurt will be the toast of the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) awards after landing the outstanding achievement honour.The 72 year old, who already boasts three Bafta trophies,...

John Hurt Wins Bafta Contribution Award

John Hurt is to receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema award at the BAFTAs. The 'A Man For All Seasons' star - whose career has spanned six decades - will join the likes of...

John Hurt's New Film Is Tribute To Director's Grandfather

John Hurt's heartbreaking new film about a pensioner who takes his life at sea after escaping a home for the elderly is a tribute to the filmmaker's late grandfather.Elfar Adalsteins' Sailcloth is among the short...

Gary Oldman Wanted English Role

Gary Oldman signed up to 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' so he could be an "Englishman". The British actor - best known for his eccentric roles including Sirius Black in the 'Harry Potter' series and Commissioner...

Gary Oldman Delivers Oscar-worthy Performance In 'Tinker, Tailor'

Gary Oldman has emerged as a serious contender for the Best Actor gong at next year's Academy Awards after critics lauded his performance in the spy thriller 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy'. The actor, 53, plays...

Ralph Fiennes To Receive Film Prize

Ralph Fiennes and Kenneth Branagh are set to earn major prizes at the Moet British Independent Film Awards.The 'Harry Potter' star will pick up the Richard Harris Award - which recognises an outstanding contribution to...

Kirsten Dunst Opens Up About Depression At Premiere

Kirsten Dunst, the 29-year-old actress who stars in Lars Von Trier's new movie 'Melancholia', has revealed she and the director shared their own experiences of depression while working on the film. Speaking to reporters at...

Tinker, Tailor Director Thrilled With Firth And Oldman

Tomas Alfredson can't believe the cast he managed to assemble for 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy'. The director is thrilled he managed to land the best of British talent including Oscar winner Colin Firth, Gary Oldman,...

Lucky Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman feels "lucky" to be able to play a leading role in 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy'. The British actor stars as spy George Smiley in the forthcoming drama adaptation - which also stars Colin...

John Hurt Says He Would Make A Bad Spy

'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' actor John Hurt thinks he would make a "terrible" secret agent.The 71-year-old star - who plays a character in charge of Her Majesty's Secret Service in the forthcoming movie alongside Benedict...

Sam Riley Wants Helen Mirren's Career

Sam Riley "dreams" of having a career like Dame Helen Mirren.The 31-year-old actor starred opposite the British star in movie 'Brighton Rock' and he reveals he often had a "moment" when he had left filming...

'Kevin Bacon Is Dead' Rumours Rubbished By Police

Kevin Bacon is very much alive and kicking despite internet rumours reporting he had died in a car crash in Queensland, Australia. Speculation of Bacon's demise began circulating on social networking sites on Wednesday (13th...

Lars Von Trier Backtracks On Nazi Comments

Lars Von Trier, the acclaimed Danish director who described himself as a "Nazi" during a press conference at the Cannes Film Festival today (18th May 2011) has apologised for the remarks, reports Afp. Lars Von...

Rowan Joffe Glad Of Helen Mirren's Approval

Rowan Joffe has admitted having Dame Helen Mirren in his debut movie was a fantastic "seal of approval" for him. The screenwriter first time director said an "insane love" of the book 'Brighton Rock' inspired...

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