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Stanley Tucci's Upset Over No Mary Poppins Returns Role

Stanley Tucci is disappointed his sister-in-law Emily Blunt hasn't got him a part in 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 56-year-old actor has revealed his favourite Disney film is 'Mary Poppins' and when he discovered his wife Felicity...

Lindsay Lohan To Play Ariel In The Little Mermaid?

Lindsay Lohan wants to play Ariel in the live adaption of 'The Little Mermaid'.The 30-year-old actress has begged Disney - the company behind her breakout role in 1998's 'The Parent Trap' - to cast her...

Colin Firth In Mary Poppins Talks

Colin Firth is in talks to join the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns'. The 56-year-old actor has entered negotiations about the role of William Weatherall Wilkins, president of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank, in the forthcoming film,...

Lin-manuel Miranda To Pen Little Mermaid Songs

Lin-Manuel Miranda is to work with Oscar-winning songwriter Alan Menken on music for the live action version of 'The Little Mermaid'.Disney has decided to pair the creator of the Broadway musical 'Hamilton' with long-time Walt...

Disney Are Making A New ‘Mary Poppins’ Film, Set 20 Years After The Original

Disney are planning to make a new Mary Poppins film. The upcoming film will not be a remake of the much beloved original but will take place 20 years later when the magical nanny has...

Tom Hanks And Steven Spielberg To Reunite?

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are reuniting for a Cold War thriller.The award-winning actor and filmmaker duo are reportedly set to team up for their fourth big screen collaboration after 'Saving Private Ryan,' 'Catch Me...

Veteran Song & Dance Man Marc Platt Dead At 100

Stage and screen veteran Marc Platt has died, aged 100.The singer and dancer, who originated the role of Dream Curly in the 1943 Broadway production of Oklahoma! and portrayed Daniel Pontipee in the 1954 movie...

Meryl Streep Set For Indie Drama Ricky And The Flash

Meryl Streep is attached to star in indie drama 'Ricky and the Flash'.The Oscar-winning 'The Iron Lady' actress will play a fading rockstar who finally attempts to reconnect with her children after years of estrangement...

Ryan Gosling: Hey Girl, Let's Make A Busby Berkeley Biopic

Ryan Gosling is to produce and possibly direct and star in Warner Bros' biopic about Busby Berkeley, the famous director and choreographer of musicals during Hollywood's golden age.Ryan Gosling Could Produce, Direct and Star in...

Ryan Gosling Attached To Busby Berkeley Biopic

Ryan Gosling is attached to produce a biopic on the late Busby Berkeley.The 33-year-old actor is circling to produce with Marc Platt, who worked with the hunk on 2011's 'Drive', and Gosling may also star...

Matt Smith To Star In How To Catch A Monster

Matt Smith is to star in 'How to Catch a Monster'.The 'Doctor Who' star has signed up for his first big screen acting role in 'Drive' actor Ryan Gosling's directing and screenwriting debut.The dark fairytale...

Eva Mendes Cast In Ryan Gosling Film

Eva Mendes has joined the cast of her boyfriend Ryan Gosling's film 'How to Catch a Monster'.The 'Ghost Rider' actress and actor/musician Rob Zabrecky have been cast in the movie, which marks the 'Drive' actor's...

Ben Mendelsohn Joins How To Catch A Monster

Ben Mendelsohn has joined the cast of 'How to Catch a Monster'.The 'Dark Knight Rises' actor is set to star alongside 'Mad Men' beauty Christina Hendricks in Ryan Gosling's debut film as a director, Moviehole...

Christina Hendricks: Gosling's Film Offer Is Biggest Compliment Ever

Christina Hendricks says being offered the lead role in Ryan Gosling's directorial debut is the ''biggest compliment ever''.The 'Man Men' beauty says that it was ''crazy flattering'' to be chosen to star in Ryan's fantasy...

Ryan Gosling Set To Get Behind The Camera

Ryan Gosling is making his directorial debut with 'How to Catch a Monster'.The 31-year-old actor is writing the screenplay as well as directing a dark and mysterious modern day fantasy film, with his 'Drive' co-star...

'How To Catch A Monster' - Ryan Gosling Makes Directorial Debut

Sad news for Ryan Gosling fans today. It seems that the Hollywood hunk will be appearing on the wrong side of the camera, for his next movie. Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, How To Catch A...

Ryan Gosling To Make Directorial Debut In How To Catch A Monster

Ryan Gosling will make his directorial debut in 'How to Catch a Monster'. The 31-year-old actor admits he is ''looking forward'' to making the fantasy film - which will see Christina Hendricks, who he starred...

Joseph Gordon-levitt Developing Little Shop Of Horrors

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is set to star in a remake of 1960s movie 'Little Shop of Horrors'. The 'Inception' actor is in line to portray Seymour, a nerdy florist who has to feed a giant, human-eating...

Roberts' Poor Reviews Affecting Ticket Sales

US ticket brokers are struggling to sell tickets for JULIA ROBERTS' New York theatre debut, after the actress received a string of poor reviews for her performance in THREE DAYS OF RAIN. Roberts was lambasted...

Witherspoon For Legally Blonde Three

REESE WITHERSPOON has agreed to make another LEGALLY BLONDE film - even though the second installment of the comedy series has yet to hit cinema screens. LEGALLY BLONDE 2: RED, WHITE + BLONDE is...

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