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Stars Back Prince Harry's Wounded Warriors Competition In New Clip

British royal Prince Harry has recruited big names including Daniel Craig, Sir Kenneth Branagh and Tom Hardy to make a video in support of his new sporting competition for war heroes.In September (14), more than...

Disney Reveal 'Cinderella' Live Action Reimagining: How Dark Will It Be? [Trailer]

Disney has revealed the first teaser trailer for the upcoming live action reimagining of the classic fairytale, Cinderella. Starring Lily James in the titular role, Cinderella is set for release in April 2015 and will...

Emma Thompson: 'I Was Too Bossy For Kenneth Branagh'

Oscar winner Emma Thompson has opened up about the failure of her first marriage to Kenneth Branagh, revealing she was a little too "bossy" for the actor/director.Now married to her Sense & Sensibility co-star Greg...

Kenneth Branagh's Macbeth A Triple Winner At Manchester Theatre Awards

Sir Kenneth Branagh has won another stage award for his acclaimed production of William Shakespeare's Macbeth.The star, who staged the tragedy in an old church in Manchester, England, has claimed the Best Actor prize for...

Tom Hiddleston: Fame Is Odd

Tom Hiddleston finds fame ''weird''.The 33-year-old actor wasn't prepared to be catapulted to the spotlight following his role as Loki in the 'Thor' and 'Avengers' movies and insists the new found attention caught him by...

'Wallander' Author Henning Mankell Reveals Advanced Stage Cancer

Henning Mankell has announced that he has cancer via an article in today's Göteborgs-Posten, a Swedish newspaper. The Swedish author, who is famous for his Inspector Kurt Wallander detective novels, described how he'd learned of...

Chris Pine Learns Acting Tips From Kevin Costner

Chris Pine admits he's learnt a lot about acting from Kevin Costner.The 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' star was initially nervous about working with his Oscar-winning co-star, but the anxieties soon subsided and he started picking...

Keira Knightley: 'Psychotic Working With Kenneth Branagh'

Keira Knightley says working with Kenneth Branagh on 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' was ''psychotic''.The 28-year-old actress plays male lead Jack Ryan's fiance Cathy Muller in the forthcoming film and was thrilled to work with the...

Keira Knightley Tired Of Characters Dying

Keira Knightley is tired of her characters dying in movies. The 28-year-old actress appeared on the red carpet for the European premiere of her latest film, 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' at the Vue cinema in...

Keira Knightley: Kenneth Branagh Is 'Massive Influence' On My Career

Keira Knightley says Kenneth Branagh has been a ''massive influence'' on her career.The actress stars in new action thriller 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit', which Branagh co-stars in and directed, and she has long desired to...

Chris Pine: Keira Knightley Is Fun

Chris Pine had a lot of ''fun'' working with Keira Knightley on 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'.The British actress plays the 'Star Trek Into Darkness' hunk's love interest in Kenneth Branagh's new spy thriller and Pine...

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Is A "Muffled" Reboot Of Tom Clancy's Cia Hero, Say Critics

As Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit prepares for release worldwide, the critics' reviews have been formed and filed and could determine whether many see the film or not this January. If you're a film fan who...

Kenneth Branagh Wants His Own Dog In Next Jack Ryan Film

Kenneth Branagh hopes the new Jack Ryan movie is a big hit so he can get his pet dog involved with the follow-up.The newly-knighted British star portrays Russian terrorist Viktor Cherevin in Jack Ryan: Shadow...

Emma Thompson Forgives Helena Bonham Carter

Emma Thompson has forgiven Helena Bonham Carter for allegedly having an affair with her ex-husband.The 'Saving Mr. Banks' star, who ended her marriage with Kenneth Branagh in 1995 amid rumours he had a fling with...

Emma Thompson Forgives Helena Bonham Carter For Branagh Affair

Emma Thompson has broken her silence on her one-time love rival Helena Bonham Carter, insisting she forgives the actress for embarking on an affair with her ex-husband Kenneth Branagh.The actor/director enjoyed a fling with Bonham...

Tom Hiddleston Wanted To Play Thor

Tom Hiddleston originally wanted to play Thor.The actor was initially in the running to play the hammer-wielding hero in 'Thor' before being cast as his evil brother Loki in the superhero franchise.He told US chat...

Kenneth Branagh Up For Leading London Theatre Jobs

Kenneth Branagh has been hotly tipped to replace both Kevin Spacey and Sir Nichols Hytner as the artistic director at two leading London theatres.Reports suggest the newly-knighted movie star/director is close to accepting a major...

Chris Pine & Keira Knightley Head Star-studded Cast In New Jack Ryan Film: Shadow Recruit [Trailer]

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is the fifth Jack Ryan film to be released since Tom Clancy's fictional CIA badass first made the leap to the big screen in Hunt For Red October 23 years ago....

Jack Ryan's Origins Explored In Adaptation Of Tom Clancy's 'Shadow Recruit' [Trailer + Pictures]

The trailer for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit has been released; the first film in the series to bear simply the name of the character that has sewn all previous released together. The film takes on...

Tom Clancy's Legacy Lives On In New Kenneth Branagh Movie, 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'

Talented spy author Tom Clancy died earlier this week, but his legacy lives on via his many novels, his video games and his movies, which are still being made. The 66 year-old novelist died in...

Cate Blanchett Will Debut As Film Director In Herman Koch's Epic 'The Dinner'

Cate Blanchett might've put on a jaw-dropping performance in her most recent film Blue Jasmine, but she's about to display a new talent as a budding film director in the upcoming adaptation of The Dinner.Perhaps...

Hayley Atwell To Co-star In Cinderella

Hayley Atwell will co-star in Disney's new adaptation of 'Cinderella'.The 'Captain America: The First Avenger' actress confirmed she will appear in Kenneth Branagh's new take on the classic fairytale story and has already begun filming...

Marion Cotillard Lined-up For Lady Macbeth Role In Upcoming Film Adaption

Marion Cotillard has been chosen to bring some Gallic glamour to one of Scotland's most malevolent (fictional) characters in the latest big screen adaption of William Shakespeare's MacBeth. The Oscar-winning actress is set to star...

Kenneth Branagh To Make New York Stage Debut As Macbeth

Kenneth Branagh is to make his New York stage debut as Shakespeare's tragic king Macbeth.The thespian/director will hit the stage with fellow Brit Alex Kingston when the production he launched in a former church at...

Actor Hospitalised After Fight Scene With Sir Kenneth Branagh Goes Wrong

An actor appearing alongside Sir Kenneth Branagh in a U.K. production of Macbeth was hospitalised on Wednesday night (10Jul13) after a fight scene went wrong.The unnamed man sustained an injury while acting out a sword...

Kenneth Branagh Takes It Too Far, Injuring Fellow Macbeth Cast Member

Oh Kenneth Branagh, you get so deep into your roles, you’ve forgotten what’s real and what’s acting! The 52-year-old actor managed to injure one of the cast of Macbeth in a choreographed fight scene, by...

Kenneth Branagh Tipped To Take Over Kevin Spacey's Theatre Job

British actor/director Kenneth Branagh has been tipped to take over from Kevin Spacey as the artistic director of a celebrated London theatre company after the Oscar winner steps down in 2015.Spacey's successful tenure as artistic...

Disney To Produce Live Action Jungle Book

Disney is developing a live action adaptation of 'The Jungle Book'.The family-friendly movie studio has hired screenwriter Justin Marks - who penned the studio's upcoming reboot of '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' - to write...

Stellan Skarsgard Set For Cinderella

Stellan Skarsgard is set to star in 'Cinderella'. The 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' actor is in talks to join Disney's live-action version of the classic fairytale - which will be directed by Kenneth Branagh...

Stellan Skarsgard To Join Cinderella Cast - Report

Mamma Mia! star Stellan Skarsgard is close to signing on to Kenneth Branagh's Cinderella blockbuster, joining a cast that features Cate Blanchett and Helena Bonham Carter.The Scandinavian star is in talks to play the king's...

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