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Gwyneth Paltrow Is Done As A Leading Lady In Hollywood

Gwyneth Paltrow says her days being a Hollywood leading lady are over.The 47-year-old actress has had a career than many of her peers could only dream of, including a Best Actress Oscar for her performance...

Jack Black Forgot He Starred In Christmas Classic The Holiday

Jack Black forgot that he starred in 'The Holiday'.The 'School of Rock' star was asked what his favourite Christmas movie is, and he replied with 2003's 'Elf' at first, before being told that he was...

Scarlett Johansson Persuaded To Join Marvel By Iron Man

Scarlett Johansson wanted to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe after watching 'Iron Man'.The actress has played the role of the Black Widow since 'Iron Man 2' in 2010, and will front her own standalone film...

Jon Favreau Backs Martin Scorsese's Right To Criticise Marvel

Jon Favreau believes directors such as Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola have the right to criticise Marvel films if they want to.Favreau has both acted and directed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, helming the...

Gwyneth Paltrow Forgets Which Marvel Films She Has Been In

Gwyneth Paltrow forgets which Marvel films she's starred in.The Oscar-winning actress admits that the amount of Marvel films is ''confusing'', so much so that she finds it hard to remember which ones she's been in.She...

Gwyneth Paltrow Hasn't Seen Spider-man: Homecoming Despite Cameo

Gwyneth Paltrow has never seen 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' despite acting in the movie.The 47-year-old actress had forgotten she had a cameo as Pepper Potts in the 2017 Marvel blockbuster and now she has confessed that she...

Mandalorian Star Bill Burr 'Never Go On' Star Wars Bandwagon

'The Mandalorian' star Bill Burr is ''a jerk'' to 'Star Wars' fans.The 51-year-old comedian will plan as-yet-unnamed outlaw in Jon Favreau's highly anticipated Disney+ bounty hunter spin-off series, and while many actors would describe joining...

Jon Favreau Wants New Star Wars Holiday Special For Disney+

Jon Favreau wants to make a 'Star Wars Holiday Special'.The 'Lion King' director - who will be helming 'The Mandalorian' series for Disney+ - revealed he would love to take part in a new iteration...

Beyonce Praised For Lion King Song

Beyoncé put her ''soul and her spirit'' into her new song for 'The Lion King', composer Hans Zimmer has revealed.The Grammy award-winning composer says the R&B superstar took her role as lioness Nala in the...

Jon Favreau Headhunted Beyonce For The Lion King Role

Jon Favreau ''reached out'' to Beyonce for 'The Lion King'.The filmmaker was thrilled when the iconic singer agreed to voice the part of Nala in the new live action remake.Speaking at the European premiere of...

Jon Favreau Got Confused With Mcu Overlap During Filming

Jon Favreau ''didn't always know what was going on'' with the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The filmmaker - who directed the first two 'Iron Man' movies and then acted as an executive producer on the 'Avengers' blockbusters...

Jon Favreau 'Moved' By James Earl Jones

Jon Favreau found it ''moving and surreal'' hearing James Earl Jones record his vocals for 'The Lion King'.The 88-year-old actor voiced Mufasa in the original animated film and the director of the upcoming live action...

Jon Favreau Excited By Movie Industry's 'New Ecosystem'

Jon Favreau feels excited by the movie industry's ''new ecosystem''.The 52-year-old actor - who has also directed the eagerly awaited 'Lion King' movie - has admitted to being thrilled by the emergence of streaming services,...

Gwyneth Paltrow Shares Farewell Message Robert Downey Jr.

Gwyneth Paltrow shared a farewell message with her Marvel Cinematic Universe co-star Robert Downey Jr. The 46-year-old actress - who portrayed Pepper Potts in 'Iron Man' and 'The Avengers' films - recently revealed that she...

Gina Carano Joins The Mandalorian

Gina Carano has joined the new 'Star Wars' spin-off series 'The Mandalorian'.Variety has reported that the 36-year-old actress has been added to the line-up of the upcoming show which is scheduled to launch on new...

Pedro Pascal Joins Star Wars Spin-off The Mandalorian

Pedro Pascal has been cast as the main character in new 'Star Wars' spin-off series 'The Mandalorian'.The 43-year-old actor - best known for his roles in 'Game of Thrones' and 'Narcos' - will be the...

Jon Favreau's Star Wars Spin-off Gets Title And Synposis

Disney's 'Star Wars' spin-off will be titled 'The Mandalorian'.The upcoming TV series is being developed for the company's own streaming service with 'Iron Man' director Jon Favreau writing and producing.Taking to social media, Favreau confirmed...

Rashida Jones Gives Birth

Rashida Jones has reportedly given birth to her first child.The 42-year-old actress and her boyfriend Ezra Koenig welcomed their baby into the world ''months ago'', sources told US Weekly magazine.The couple have yet to confirm...

Seth Rogen Got Vocal Coaching From Pharrell Williams For Lion King

Seth Rogen's 'The Lion King' vocal coach was Pharrell Williams.The 35-year-old actor gives lovable warthog Pumba his voice in the upcoming remake of the 1994 Disney animated classic but readily admits he isn't the best...

Jon Favreau Confirms Live-action Star Wars Tv Series

Jon Favreau is to write and executive produce a new live-action 'Star Wars' TV series. The 51-year-old filmmaker will work on the show for Disney's upcoming on-demand service, which will rival the likes of Netflix,...

Jon Favreau Officially On Board For 'Star Wars' Series

Action producer Jon Favreau has been chosen to write the script for the forthcoming live action 'Star Wars' series in a move that happens to be a dream come true for the filmmaker. It comes...

Jon Favreau To Voice Alien In Solo

Jon Favreau will voice a ''cool and important alien'' in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'.The 51-year-old star shared a photo of himself alongside the movie's director, Ron Howard, and its writer Lawrence Kasdan on Twitter...

Jungle Book Origins Renamed Mowgli

'Jungle Book: Origins' has been retitled 'Mowgli'. The forthcoming film's name has officially been changed to that of the fictional protagonist from Rudyard Kipling's collection of stories. Andy Serkis' hotly-anticipated movie initially featured the name...

Beyonce Set To Re-record Lion King Songs

Beyonce is set to re-record some of the hit songs from 'The Lion King'.The 36-year-old 'Halo' hitmaker joined the cast of the upcoming live-action remake of the Disney animated classic as Nala - the love...

Robert Downey Jr Confirms Gwyneth Paltrow And Jon Favreau For Avengers: Infinity War

Robert Downey Jr. has confirmed Gwyneth Paltrow and Jon Favreau are in 'Avengers: Infinity War'.The 44-year-old actress has previously starred opposite the 52-year-old actor as his on-screen love interest Pepper Potts in all three 'Iron...

Alfre Woodard And John Kani To Star In The Lion King

Alfre Woodard and John Kani have joined the cast of 'The Lion King'.Woodard, 64, will play Simba's mother Sarabi and Kani, 73, will be taking on the role of the wise baboon Rafiki, who advises...

Chiwetel Ejiofor In Talks To Play Scar In The Lion King Reboot

Chiwetel Ejiofor is in talks to play Scar in the live-action remake of 'The Lion King'.Disney are rebooting the beloved 1994 animated movie with 'Jungle Book' filmmaker Jon Favreau helming the project and now the...

John Oliver To Play Zazu In The Lion King Remake

John Oliver will provide the voice of Zazu in the live-action remake of 'The Lion King'.Disney are rebooting the beloved 1994 animated movie with 'Jungle Book' filmmaker Jon Favreau helming the project and now it...

Seth Rogen And Billy Eichner Are Lion King's Timon And Pumbaa

Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner have been cast to play Timon and Pumbaa in 'The Lion King' remake.Disney are rebooting the beloved 1994 animated movie with 'Jungle Book' filmmaker Jon Favreau helming the project and...

Jon Favreau Goes Swimming With His Kids If His Films Flop

Jon Favreau goes swimming with his kids if one of his films is a flop.The 50-year-old actor-and-director's last project was working on the remake of Disney classic 'The Jungle Book', a critical and box office...

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