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Kevin Costner Lined Up For Two New Movies

Kevin Costner has been approached to star in two new movies. The 'Hatfields & McCoys' star is top choice for director Kenneth Branagh to star in his Jack Ryan reboot, an origins story based on...

Kenneth Branagh Remembers Dad With Badly-made Garden Bench

My Week With Marilyn star Kenneth Branagh has a permanent reminder of his late father in his back garden - a badly made bench.The Thor director's dad was a master craftsman, who found his son's...

Olympic Openning Ceremony Lives Up To The Hype

Danny Boyle 's much-hyped Olympic Openning Ceremony lived up to expectations as it delivered awe, laughter and even a very special entrance from Queen Elizabeth Ii.Masterminded by Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle, the ceremony has a...

Nicole Kidman Attends 'Amazing' Olympics Opening Ceremony

Nicole Kidman attended the ''amazing'' London Olympics Opening Ceremony last night (27.07.12).The Australian actress - who was accompanied by husband Keith Urban - couldn't contain her excitement at watching the spectacular show live from the...

London Olympics Kick Off With Spectacular Star-studded Show

Director Danny Boyle kicked off the London 2012 Olympic Games on Friday (27Jul12) with a colourful visual spectacular that included appearances by actor Kenneth Branagh, James Bond star Daniel Craig, author J.K. Rowling and Queen...

Queen Elizabeth's Olympics Helicopter Jump

Queen Elizabeth showed off her sense of humour by pretending to jump out of a helicopter for the London Olympics Games' Opening Ceremony tonight (27.07.12).The 85-year-old monarch collaborated with Daniel Craig, who was in character...

Kenneth Branagh Still Coming To Terms With Knighthood After

Actor/director Kenneth Branagh fears he will be be the first 'Sir' to be nicked by the sword when the Queen officially knights him.The great Brit is still coming to terms with his latest honour and...

Kenneth Branagh To Star In Jack Ryan

Sir Kenneth Branagh is to star in the forthcoming 'Jack Ryan' reboot.The actor-and-director will play a Russian villain who plots to wreck the US economy opposite Chris Pine as the titular detective in the movie,...

Kenneth Branagh To Play Villain In Chris Pine's Jack Ryan Movie

Chris Pine is set to do battle with Kenneth Branagh on the big screen when he takes on the role of action hero Jack Ryan in a new movie.Branagh has already signed up to direct...

Kate Winslett And Kenneth Branagh Lead The Way In Queens Birthday Honours

Stars of the silver screen Kate Winslet and Kenneth Branagh are to take the lead at this years honours list for the Queen's birthday, with the acting pair being awarded a CBE and Knighthood respectively....

Kate Winslet And Kenneth Branagh Lead Queen's Birthday Honours List

Oscar winner Kate Winslet, actor/director Kenneth Branagh and singer Gary Barlow have told of their pride after they were named in Queen Elizabeth Ii's Birthday Honours List on Saturday (16Jun12).The Titanic star has been made...

Kate Winslet Leads The Queens Birthday Honours List

Actress Kate Winslet has been announced at the front of the pack for this years Queens Birthday Honours List.She and fellow thespian Kenneth Branagh will receive peerage for their services to drama and spreading British...

Tom Hiddleston: I Was 'Rubbish' In Thor

Tom Hiddleston thought he was ''rubbish'' in 'Thor'. The 31-year-old star feels ''very lucky'' that director Joss Whedon enjoyed his performance as Thor's (Chris Hemsworth) brother Loki in the Kenneth Branagh-helmed superhero movie, so much...

Chris Hemsworth Impressed By Downey Jr's Work Ethic

Chris Hemsworth was impressed with Robert Downey Jr's work ethic on the set of 'The Avengers'.The Australian actor portrays god character Thor in the forthcoming Marvel action movie, and although he was initially nervous about...

Kate Winslet And Branagh's Guernsey Film Delayed

Actress Kate Winslet will have to wait another year to reunite with her Hamlet co-star Kenneth Branagh - their forthcoming war tale has been postponed until next year (13).The Titanic beauty was due to begin...

Kenneth Branagh To Revive Jack Ryan With Chris Pine

Oscar nominee Kenneth Branagh is set to step back behind the camera for another blockbuster - trade reports suggest he has signed on to direct the latest Jack Ryan action movie.The British actor, who won...

Christopher Plummer Becomes Oldest Ever Oscar Winner, Aged 82

Christopher Plummer won his first ever Oscar at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (February 26, 2012), taking home the statuette for Best Supporting Actor for his stand-out performance in indie-drama 'Beginners'....

The Oscars Attract In British 'Hopeful' Actors In Hollywood

The Oscars are sure to be the focal point of many a conversation this weekend. However this will primarily be down to the fact that many British actors are tipped for success at the Oscars...

Movie Reviews Act Of Valor

Film critics seem to be having difficulty getting a handle on Act of Valor -- understandable given the fact that the movie reportedly started out as a training and recruitment film for Navy SEALs. It...

Emma Watson Gets Voice In My Head?

Emma Watson is in negotiations to star in 'Your Voice in My Head'. The British actress - who recently filmed a role in novel adaptation 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' - will reteam with...

Kenneth Branagh Learned Of Oscars Nod In A Storm

Actor/director Kenneth Branagh discovered he was an Oscars record breaker while bracing himself for a storm.The great Brit became the first person to be nominated in five different categories when he landed a Best Supporting...

John Hurt Honoured For Outstanding Contribution To British Cinema

John Hurt is to receive the Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema Award at the BaftAs in February.The seventy two year old actor is well known for his roles as John Merrick in The Elephant Man...

Armie Hammer Busted For Marijuana At Mexican Border

The Social Network star Armie Hammer has narrowly avoided a drugs charge after border control officers found a small amount of marijuana in his car. Officers in West Texas carried out checks on the vehicle,...

Meryl Streep 'Honoured' At Oscar Nomination

Meryl Streep is "honoured" to be up for Best Actress at this year's Academy Awards. The two-time Oscar-winning actress - who has now been nominated for 17 Academy Awards - is "touched deeply" after being...

Oscar Nominations 2012: Albert Brooks Is Not A Happy Man

The nominations for the 84th annual Oscars were announced by the actress Jennifer Lawrence in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning (24 January 2012). The magical Parisian adventure movie Hugo leads the way with 11 nods,...

Kate Beckinsale's Underworld Takes A Bite Out Of Box Office Competition

Despite receiving a lukewarm critical response, Kate Beckinsale 's latest Underworld movie - Underworld: Awakening - has topped the U.S. Box office charts. According to Bbc News today (January 23, 2012), the film grossed $25.4...

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