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Chris Hemsworth: My Brother Liam Was Almost Thor

Chris Hemsworth nearly lost out of the role of Thor to his younger brother Liam.The 34-year-old actor has starred as Norse God in four movies so far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, however, and will...

Christopher Nolan Didn't Want To Use Green Screen In Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan didn't use any green screen while filming 'Dunkirk'.The 47-year-old filmmaker helmed the epic World War II blockbuster and he admitted he wanted to make the film ''real'' and decided against using CGI and...

Marwan Kenzari In Talks To Play Jafar In Aladdin

Marwan Kenzari is in talks to play the evil Jafar in the live-action remake of 'Aladdin'.The 43-year-old actor - who will next be seen in Kenneth Branagh's 'The Murder on the Orient Express' - is...

Jack Lowden Says Filming Dunkirk Was Immense

Jack Lowden said it was ''immense'' filming 'Dunkirk'.The 27-year-old actor plays Spitfire pilot Collins in Christopher Nolan's latest World War Two epic and admitted the filmmaker didn't want to use much CGI, and one day...

Tom Hiddleston To Play Hamlet On Stage

Tom Hiddleston is to star as Hamlet on the London stage. The 'Kong: Skull Island' actor will return to his theatre roots for a production of 'Hamlet', which will be directed by Kenneth Branagh to...

Michael Caine Had Surprise Cameo In Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan has confirmed Sir Michael Caine had a cameo in 'Dunkirk'.The 'Inception' filmmaker has collaborated with the British actor in six of his films since 2005's 'Batman Begins', his last being 2014's 'Interstellar'.However,...

Daisy Ridley Admits To Nerves On Murder On The Orient Express

Daisy Ridley could barely hold a cup when she filmed 'Murder on the Orient Express' because she was so nervous working with the all-star cast.The 25-year-old actress is starring as Mary Debenham in Kenneth Branagh's...

Mark Rylance Didn't Campaign For Oscar Win

Sir Mark Rylance thinks it is ''embarrassing'' for actors to campaign for an Oscar win.The 57-year-old star won the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his role in 2016's 'Bridge of Spies' but unlike many...

Sir Kenneth Branagh Praises Harry Styles' Performance In Dunkirk

Sir Kenneth Branagh has praised Harry Styles for his role in 'Dunkirk'.The 56-year-old actor stars as Commander Bolton in the Christopher Nolan blockbuster and the film marks Styles' acting debut, but the TV, movie and...

Christopher Nolan Inspired By Real Life Accounts For Dunkirk Movie

Christopher Nolan looked at firsthand accounts of World War II survivors for 'Dunkirk'.The 46-year-old filmmaker researched by watching real life footage and reading records from the British-led rescue mission in 1940 in which 330,000 Allied...

Harry Styles Done With Movies?

Harry Styles may retire from acting.The 23-year-old pop star has received positive reviews for his performance in Christopher Nolan's wartime drama 'Dunkirk' but he is concerned he has already ''peaked too soon'' and wouldn't be...

Harry Styles Didn't Worry About 'Personal' Issues On Dunkirk Set

Harry Styles didn't have time to worry about ''anything too personal'' on the set of 'Dunkirk'.The 23-year-old star makes his long-awaited movie debut in the new Christopher Nolan-directed war drama and Harry has insisted his...

Lily James Reveals Frustrations Of Dating A Celebrity

Lily James admits the attention surrounding her relationship with Matt Smith is ''annoying''.The 28-year-old actress has confessed she finds it frustrating at times to be in a high-profile relationship with Matt, 34, because they get...

Lily James: I'm Frightened Of Social Media

Lily James feels frightened by social media.The 28-year-old actress has admitted to feeling insecure about certain aspects of her appearance and Lily believes that social media websites, such as Twitter and Instagram, cause people to...

Harry Styles' Tough Role

Harry Styles found shooting 'Dunkirk' ''physically really tough''.The 23-year-old singer makes his acting debut in director Christopher Nolan's upcoming wartime saga and loved working on the ''ambitious'' film.He told Rolling Stone magazine: ''The movie is...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Dominates Olivier Awards

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' dominated the Olivier Awards on Sunday (09.04.17).The two-part play - a follow-up to J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' series of books - won in nine of the 11 categories it...

Christopher Nolan Says Moviegoers Will Feel As Though They're In Battle

'Dunkirk' will take movie-goers to the heart of the World War II battle.Director Christopher Nolan insists his film - which boasts an impressive ensemble cast that includes Oscar-winner Mark Rylance, One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles,...

Kenneth Branagh To Be Honoured With Special Olivier Award

The 56-year-old, who in addition to his film work runs his own theatre company, will be honoured for his more than 35 year stage career at the April (17) ceremony celebrating the best in...

Daisy Ridley Set To Star In Spy Film A Woman Of No Importance

Daisy Ridley is set to star in new spy film 'A Woman of No Importance'.The film will tell the story of real-life American super-spy Virginia Hall and her journey to become one of the most...

Emma Watson Rejected Cinderella Film Before She Accepted 'Empowering' Beauty And The Beast Role

The British actress stars as Belle in the upcoming Beauty and the Beast, a live-action remake of Disney's 1991 animated classic of the same name.However, Emma reveals that she previously had the chance to play...

Willem Dafoe Stamps His Ticket For Murder On The Orient Express

Actor/filmmaker Branagh will portray Agatha Christie's beloved detective Hercule Poirot in the film, leading an ensemble cast which also includes Michelle Pfeiffer, Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench, Josh Gad, and Daisy Ridley. Now...

Ralph Fiennes Crowned Best Actor At London Evening Standard Theatre Awards

Ralph Fiennes was crowned Best Actor at the 2016 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.The 53-year-old actor picked up the accolade for his performances in both 'The Master Builder' and 'Richard III' at a star-studded bash...

Penelope Cruz Joins Murder On The Orient Express

Actor/filmmaker Branagh will portray Agatha Christie's beloved detective Hercule Poirot in the film, which will also feature Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Michael Pena, Judi Dench, and Josh Gad. And now Cruz...

Harry Styles' Acting Skills Get Thumbs Up From Hollywood Insider

Since British boyband One Direction started their hiatus in January (16), Harry has thrown himself into the acting world. His first feature film is Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, with fans eager to see how the singer...

Glenn Close Among Evening Standard Theatre Awards Contenders

The prizegiving, which will honour the best performances and plays in U.K. theatres over the past year, will take place at London's Old Vic theatre on 13 November (16). Close's performance as...

Tom Hardy Set To Play Ernest Shackleton In New Film

Tom Hardy is in talks to play Sir Ernest Shackleton in a new biopic.The 39-year-old actor has opened discussions with StudioCanal to take on the role of the real-life Polar explorer who led three British...

Josh Gad Joins Murder On The Orient Express Cast

The Frozen star has joined the likes of Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Michael Pena, and Judi Dench for the latest adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic thriller. Branagh, who will play...

Daisy Ridley And Judi Dench To Join Johnny Depp On Board 'Murder On The Orient Express'

The ensemble cast of Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express is shaping up to be pretty special.Branagh, who will direct and star in the adaptation, is to be joined by Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley,...

Dame Judi Dench & Michelle Pfeiffer On Board For Murder On The Orient Express Remake

Just hours after it was revealed Johnny Depp is considering a role in the latest adaptation of Agatha Christie's crime story, it was announced the leading ladies had signed up, together with Michael...

Johnny Depp In Talks To Board Murder On The Orient Express

Branagh will portray detective Hercule Poirot in the film, and Depp is close to landing another top role, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. also is already attached...

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