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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...

Kenneth Branagh Wins Over Critics With Stage Return

Sir Kenneth Branagh has won a slew of five star reviews for his stage comeback in Macbeth.The actor has returned to the theatre for the first time in five years with the title role in...

Sir Kenneth Branagh Brings Manchester To A Standstill With 'Macbeth'

Sir Kenneth Branagh cemented his reputation as one of Britain's finest actors with a debut performance as Macbeth, at a 281-capacity deconsecrated church in Manchester for the city's international festival. The mud-bath stage ran the...

Idris Elba Worried About 'Terrible' Us Accent

Idris Elba worried about his ''terrible'' American accent.The 'Pacific Rim' actor was relieved to learn he could retain his British accent in the new Hollywood blockbuster directed by Guillmero del Toro, because he can't quite...

Helena Bonham Carter Joins Cinderella

Helena Bonham Carter has joined the cast of 'Cinderella'.The 'Lone Ranger' actress has landed a role in another Disney movie, this time signing on to play Cinderella's fairy godmother in Kenneth Branagh's new take on...

Helena Bonham Carter To Play Fairy Godmother In Kenneth Branagh's Cinderella

Helena Bonham Carter is set to reunite with her ex-boyfriend Kenneth Branagh as the Fairy Godmother in a new movie version of classic fairytale Cinderella.Branagh will direct the live-action fantasy, which will feature Cate Blanchett...

Downton Abbey Star In Talks To Play Cinderella's Ugly Sister

Downton Abbey star Sophie Mcshera is reportedly in talks to play one of Cinderella's ugly sisters in Kenneth Branagh's star-studded movie adaptation of the classic fairytale.Lily James and Cate Blanchett have already been cast as...

Cinderella Casts An Evil Stepsister

Holliday Grainger will play an evil stepsister in 'Cinderella'.The 'Great Expectations' actress has landed a supporting role in Disney's upcoming re-imagining of the classic fairytale, playing one of the titular character's mean spirited sisters, according...

Game Of Thrones' Richard Madden Is Cinderella's Prince Charming

Richard Madden has landed the role of Prince Charming in 'Cinderella'.The 'Game of Thrones' actor has signed on for the lead-role in Disney's live action adaptation of the classic fairytale, directed by actor and filmmaker...

Disney's Cinderella Finds Prince Charming

Richard Madden will play Prince Charming in Disney's 'Cinderella'.The actor - best known for his role as Robb Stark in hit fantasy drama 'Game of Thrones' - has landed the lead male role in director...

A Week In News: Tributes Paid To George Jones, Tyler The Creator Finds Controversy, Lily Collins Goes Zombie-hunting

Why Baby Why: The country music world lost a true legend in the shape of George Jones last week. The musician was dubbed No Show George for his unpredictability throughout his touring career though he...

Downton Abbey Actress Lily James Takes Cinderella Role

Lily James will play 'Cinderella'.The 'Downton Abbey' star is set to portray the iconic princess in Disney's live action adaptation of the traditional fairytale, joining the lines of Cate Blanchett as the princess' evil stepmother.The...

The Slipper Fits! Lily James Snags Role As Disney's Cinderella: Who Is She?

The Downton Abbey actress Lily James has landed the role of Cinderella in Disney's live-action retelling of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy-tale, reports Variety. Kenneth Branagh will direct the project, based on a script by...

Lily James To Play Cinderella

Lily James has been cast in 'Cinderella'.The 'Downton Abbey' actress has landed the lead role in Disney's live action adaptation of the classic fairytale story, which will also star Cate Blanchett as Cinderella's evil stepmother,...

Lily James To Play Cinderella

The glass shoe fits for Downton Abbey star Lily James - the Brit will play Cinderella in Kenneth Branagh's upcoming movie adaptation of the classic fairytale.The 24 year old, who plays flighty Lady Rose MACClare...

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