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Kenneth Branagh And Ralph Fiennes To Be Honoured At Bifas

Kenneth Branagh and Ralph Fiennes are to be honoured with prizes at the upcoming British Independent Film Awards.Schindler's List star Fiennes will be handed the Richard Harris award for outstanding contribution to film by an...

Judi Dench And Anthony Hopkins To Star Together

Dame Judi Dench and Sir Anthony Hopkins are in negotiations for lead roles in 'Italian Shoes'. Kenneth Branagh - who has previously worked with both stars - is to direct the movie, which tells the...

Monster Director A Favourite For Thor Sequel

Monster director Patty Jenkins has emerged as the odd favourite to pick up the Thor movie franchise from Kenneth Branagh.Jenkins, who also directed episodes of TV shows Entourage and Arrested Development, is leading the race...

Tv Veteran Brian Kirk In Talks To Direct Thor

Filmmaker Brian Kirk is in talks to pick up where Kenneth Branagh left off and take charge of the sequel to hit superhero movie Thor.Thespian Branagh was the unlikely choice to step behind the camera...

Chris Hemsworth 'Disappointed' Kenneth Branagh Won't Direct Thor Sequel

Actor Chris Hemsworth is "disappointed" Kenneth Branagh has decided not to direct the follow-up to hit 3D spectacular Thor, because he learned so much about acting from the Brit during the first film.Branagh swapped the...

Kenneth Branagh Not Directing Thor 2

Kenneth Branagh will not direct 'Thor 2'.The actor-and-director - who was at the helm of 'Thor', which achieved worldwide ticket sales of $437 million - is not set to return for the sequel, which is...

Natalie Portman And Benjamin Millepied Welcome Son

Natalie Portman and her choreographer fiance Benjamin Millepied have welcomed a baby-son. Oscar winning actress Portman is reported to have given birth on Tuesday (14th June 2011) but no further details have been released, according...

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"I get kind of emotional about it. The fact that the cinema is full of people makes me a little weepy." Kenneth Branagh on sneaking into a Los Angeles cinema to watch film fans watch...

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"Here, you have the rainbow bridge in outer space and not only know they're going to pay for it, but demand that you put it in." Moviemaker Kenneth Branagh had no financial restrictions as he...

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"There's a young prince who is supposed to be king, who is suspected by his father of not being up to the job. He does something provocative that ends up in a battle, and he...

Natalie Portman Could Quit Hollywood For Children

Natalie Portman, the American actress who scooped the Oscar for 'Best Actress' in February, has hinted that she may quit acting for the sake of her children. Natalie Portman is currently expecting her first child...

Thor Sequel 'Tantalising'

Kenneth Branagh thinks a 'Thor' sequel is a "tantalising prospect". The director - who worked with relative newcomer Chris Hemsworth as the titular Marvel superhero in the action movie - has plans for a follow-up...

Thor Sequel 'Tantalising'

Kenneth Branagh thinks a 'Thor' sequel is a "tantalising prospect". The director - who worked with relative newcomer Chris Hemsworth as the titular Marvel superhero in the action movie - has plans for a follow-up...

Thor Sequel 'Tantalising'

Kenneth Branagh thinks a 'Thor' sequel is a "tantalising prospect". The director - who worked with relative newcomer Chris Hemsworth as the titular Marvel superhero in the action movie - has plans for a follow-up...

Thor Expected To Take $60 Million During Opening Weekend

Thor, the new superhero movie from Marvel Studios, is expected to take $60 million in its opening weekend at the U.S box-office, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Thor is looking to emulate the success of other...

Movie Reviews Thor

Critics are almost equally divided over Thor , the latest from superhero factory Marvel Entertainment. Joe Morgenstern's review in the Wall Street Journal is typical of those that scorn it. "Like Thor's hammer," he writes,...

Sir Anthony Hopkins Encouraged Branagh To Portray Olivier

Sir Anthony Hopkins gave his Thor director Kenneth Branagh the confidence to portray acting great Lord Olivier on the big screen by telling the star all about his encounters with the legend.Branagh was mulling over...

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"He's a darling fellow, he's as big as a house and built like a concrete shipyard, as we say back home, and very, very fetching with his kit off." Moviemaker Kenneth Branagh on his Thor...

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"If you wanna edit it in 3D you're gonna have to put the glasses on. It feels a little silly... wearing dark glasses indoors, but that's what has to happen." Director Kenneth Branagh on making...

Branagh Waiting To See If Thor Thunders

Kenneth Branagh, the improbable director of Marvel's latest superhero flick Thor , is taking no bets on whether the movie will get Hollywood's summer season off the ground when it debuts on Friday. "I'm immune...

William Shatner, Branagh And Hill For Shakespeare Show

Star Trek legend William Shatner is set to join renowned thespian Kenneth Branagh and country singer Faith Hill in a one-off production of a Shakespeare play in Los Angeles.The stars are part of a cast...

Chris Hemsworth Got Whipped On Thor

Chris Hemsworth whipped himself in the face on the set of 'Thor'.The 27-year-old actor - who plays the titular character in the superhero movie - decided he wanted to try out a whip which was...

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"I nearly had a heart attack. (But) you want to do your best for Ken, he brings that out." Actor Chris Hemsworth was terrified after director Kenneth Branagh asked him to prepare for his Thor...

Tom Hiddleston Praises Green Screen Expert Branagh

Tom Hiddleston has praised 'Thor' director Kenneth Branagh for masterminding the movie's green screen scenes.The 30-year-old actor admits it was difficult for him and Chris Hemsworth - who portrays the titular superhero - to shoot...

Kenneth Branagh Happy To Convert Thor To 3-D

Kenneth Branagh decided not to shoot 'Thor' in 3-D because of Chris Hemsworth's casting.The director considered using the technology when filming the forthcoming superhero epic - which has been converted in post-production - but felt...

Chris Hemsworth Over Eager With Thor Workouts

Chris Hemsworth had to have his 'Thor' costume altered because he'd bulked up too much.The actor takes on the role of the action hero in the big-screen adaptation of the iconic Marvel comic book but...

Chris Hemsworth Has Thor 'Phwoar' Factor

Chris Hemsworth brings the "phwoar" factor to 'Thor'. Kenneth Branagh - who has directed the epic movie about the titular character who is cast out to live amongst humans - believes Australian actor Chris is...

Natalie Portman Needed Rehab After Movie

Natalie Portman thinks she should have checked into rehab after filming 'Black Swan'.The 29-year-old star won a Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal as a disturbed ballerina in the movie, but admits it was such...

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Moviemaker/actor Kenneth Branagh has signed on to direct a new film about the 1930s University of Washington's men's rowing team. The project is an adaptation of Daniel James Brown's The Boys in the Boat about...

Harry Potter Movies To Receive Bafta

The 'Harry Potter' film franchise will receive the award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema at this year's BAFTAs.JK Rowling - who wrote the books the movies are based on - and producer David Heyman...

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Despite Oscar, Natalie Portman Was "Woefully Underprepared" for Black Swan

Natalie Portman gave a keynote speech at Harvard University.

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