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Stephanie Beatriz Joins In The Heights Musical Adaptation

Stephanie Beatriz has joined the big-screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical 'In The Heights'. The 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' actress - who plays Detective Rosa Diaz in the hit sitcom - will join the musical adaptation...

Jon Chu Says Crazy Rich Asians Sequel Will Not Be 'The Same Old Same Old'

'Crazy Rich Asians' director Jon Chu insists the sequels will not be ''the same old same old''. The romantic comedy-drama film - which starred the likes of Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, and Awkwafina...

Crazy Rich Asians 2 Won't Happen For A While

A 'Crazy Rich Asians' sequel is planned but fans will be waiting a while.Constance Wu - who played lead Rachel Chu in the blockbuster romantic comedy - has hinted that a follow-up has been discussed,...

Coldplay Were Convinced To Let 'Crazy Rich Asians' Use 'Yellow' After Letter

Jon M. Chu sent Coldplay an emotional letter to convince the band to let him use their song 'Yellow' in his movie 'Crazy Rich Asians'.The 38-year-old director was set on using the 2000 hit for...

Crazy Rich Asians Tops Us Box Office With $34m In Opening Weekend

'Crazy Rich Asians' has topped the US box office.The romantic comedy - which stars Constance Wu and Henry Golding in the lead roles - raked in an impressive $34 million over the last five days...

Jon M. Chu Is Developing A Thai Cave Rescue Film

Jon M. Chu wants to develop a Thai Cave Rescue film. The 38-year-old director is keen to helm the movie as he wants to give the story - which saw 12 boys and their football...

Jon M. Chu In Talks To Direct In The Heights Adaptation

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein recently moved the project back into development, five years after executives at Universal Pictures placed the big screen transfer of the stage show on hold. At the time,...

Illusions Gave Now You See Me 2 Director Sleepless Nights

The Step Up 2: The Streets director is now helming another studio franchise, making the follow-up to the 2013 surprise hit about a group of magicians known as The Four Horsemen. The new film sees...

Director Jon M. Chu Upset About Jem & The Holograms Hatred, Death Threats

The film opened with a disappointing $1.3 million (£812,000) - the worst ever haul for a movie opening on 2,400-plus U.S. screens - and Chu was far from upbeat as he addressed movie...

D.j. Caruso To Helm G.i. Joe 3

D.J. Caruso has been tipped to direct 'G.I. Joe 3'.The 'I Am Number Four' director is reportedly set to helm the third instalment of the action franchise starring Dwayne Johnson after entering into direct negotiations...

Justin Bieber Is A Troublemaker

Justin Bieber is a ''troublemaker'', according to the director of his latest movie. Jon M. Chu, who directed the 19-year-old pop star's new film 'Believe' and his first docu-film 'Never Say Never' said people need...

Adrianne Palicki Confirms G.i. Joe 3 Return

Adrianne Palicki says she will return for 'G.I. Joe 3'.The 30-year-old actress starred alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in action blockbuster 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' earlier this year and she has confirmed she will reprise her...

Justin Bieber's Believe Gets UK Release

Justin Bieber's new documentary movie 'Believe' will be shown exclusively by Vue cinemas in the UK.The 19-year-old pop star's fervoured teenage fan base have successfully campaigned the British cinema chain to screen his new movie,...

Usher Warns Justin Bieber About Messing Up

Usher has warned Justin Bieber not to ''f**k up'' his success.The 'Scream' hitmaker - who mentored the 19-year-old singer alongside his manager Scooter Braun in 2007 - is seen giving his protégé a few words...

Justin Bieber 'Doesn't Take Orders'

Justin Bieber refuses to ''take orders from anyone''.The 'Boyfriend' hitmaker - who has caused controversy for antics including partying underage in nightclubs, arguing with his neighbours and arriving late on stage - has been ordered...

Justin Bieber Releasing New Songs In October

Justin Bieber is releasing new music next month.The Canadian heartthrob will release a new album, 'Heartbreaker', before the end of 2013, as well as a movie just in time for Christmas.Scooter Braun, the star's manager,...

Jon M. Chu To Direct G.i. Joe 3

Jon M. Chu will direct 'G.I. Joe 3'.The 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' filmmaker has signed on to direct the third instalment in Paramount and MGM's action franchise, according to Deadline.Chu is credited with the success of...

G.i. Joe Writers Sue Over Stolen Sequel

The writers of 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra' are suing Paramount and MGM over the film's sequel.David Elliot and Paul Lovett, two of the co-writers on the 2009 original movie, have filed a $23...

Paramount Greenlights G.i. Joe 3

Paramount has greenlit 'G.I. Joe 3'.The movie studio has ordered a follow-up to the action blockbuster starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Adrianne Palicki following the global success of 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' upon its release...

G.i. Joe: Retaliation Has Different Tone

'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' has a different tone to the first movie.The film's director Jon M. Chu - who takes over the reins from 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra' helmer Stephen Sommers - has revealed...

Jonathan Pryce Added Humour To G.i. Joe

Jonathan Pryce ''brought sense of humour'' to 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' villain Zartan.The British actor plays the dual role of the United States president and the dastardly shape shifter who disguises himself as the commander in...

The Rock Wants To Play Bond Villain

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson wants to play a Bond villain.The 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' star admits he's a big fan of James Bond actor Daniel Craig and loved the latest installment in the 007 franchise -...

Justin Bieber Is 'Figuring Stuff Out'

Justin Bieber is a ''good guy'' who is still ''figuring his stuff out'', according to his director and friend Jon M. Chu.The 'Never Say Never' film maker has rushed to the defence of the 19-year-old...

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