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Michael Keaton Felt Sure He'd Be Fired From Branagh's Much Ado

Michael Keaton felt sure he'd be fired from the set of Kenneth Branagh's Shakespeare movie Much Ado About Nothing - because he knew nothing about The Bard and the film's literary expert hated him.At the...

Kenneth Branagh's 'Cinderella' Premieres At Berlinale Film Festival, But What Did The Critics Think Of The Re-booted Fairytale?

Fairytales have certainly been going through a bit of a rebirth as of late, thanks to films like Maleficent, so logically next in line for the 21st century treatment was Cinderella, who has just been...

Lily James Admits Cinderella Is Not 'Swept Off Her Feet' In Live Action Re-boot

There's been astronomical success in modern fairytale reboots recently, with 'Cinderella' being the next to be released starring Lily James from 'Downton Abbey'. However, according to her, this movie presents a lot more modern themes...

Kenneth Branagh Launching Theatre Company

British thespian Sir Kenneth Branagh is set to launch his own theatre company in London's West End this autumn (15).The actor/director is finalising plans to kick off a season of plays at London's Garrick Theatre...

Game Of Thrones Star Richard Madden Takes A Turn In Disney's Cinematic Cinderella

Robb Stark has been resurrected! But, alas Game of Thrones fans, not in the capacity that you may have all been hoping. Instead, the Scottish actor, Richard Madden, who played the GOT character from 2011...

A Week In Movies: World Premieres For Lawrence, Cumberbatch And Jolie And New Trailers Arrive For Fifty Shades And Cinderella

After the world premiere in London last week, this week saw the cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 walking the red carpet in Los Angeles just before the film arrived in cinemas. Cast...

Lily James Finds Her Prince Charming In The Latest 'Cinderella' Trailer [Trailer + Pictures]

Finally, Disney has unveiled the first full trailer for Kenneth Branagh's live action rendition of one of the world's most beloved fairytales: Cinderella. And it looks to be one of the most visually stunning fantasy...

Eddie Redmayne Measured Sleeping Fiancee's Finger

Eddie Redmayne checked his fiancée's ring size while she was sleeping.The 'Les Miserables' star, who is set to marry antique dealer Hannah Bagshawe in December, couldn't find any way to measure her finger before he...

Kenneth Branagh Wins Rave Reviews For New York Stage Debut

British thespian Kenneth Branagh is the new darling of the New York theatre scene after winning rave reviews for his "epic" and "breathtaking" stage debut in the Big Apple.The actor/director took his production of William...

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...

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