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Kate Winslet Backs Leonardo Dicaprio For Oscars Gold Over Steve Jobs Co-star

Kate's old pal and Titanic castmate is the odds-on favourite to land his first Academy Award for his role as real-life wilderness man Hugh Glass in The Revenant, after winning awards at the...

Michael Fassbender Privileged By Second Oscar Nomination

The German-Irish star is in the running for an Academy Award at the 2016 ceremony, landing a best actor nod for his portrayal of the late Apple founder in the big screen biopic. He was...

The Revenant Leads 2016 Oscar Nominations

The American star has been nominated for the accolade four times previously, but 2016 looks set to be his year with movie The Revenant following his Golden Globes win on Sunday (10Jan16). The triumph won't...

Kate Winslet Wins First Prize At 2016 Golden Globe Awards

The British beauty fought off competition from Jane Fonda (Youth), Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight), Helen Mirren (Trumbo) and Alicia Vikander (Ex MAChina) to earn her third Golden Globe on Sunday (10Jan16)....

Michael Fassbender Had Never Played Assassin's Creed Before Landing Movie Role

The Steve Jobs star admits he had never played the game before signing on for the movie. Fassbender, who will portray time-travelling Callum Lynch in the film, tells Entertainment Weekly, "I hadn't...

Michael Fassbender Had Never Played 'Assassin's Creed' Video Game Before Signing On For Movie

He’s about to star in one of the most anticipated big screen video game adaptations, but Michael Fassbender has admitted he’d never even played Assassin’s Creed before signing on for the film. Today fans were...

Alicia Vikander Dismisses Michael Fassbender Split Rumours

The pair struck up a romance late last year (14) after meeting on the set of their upcoming movie The Light Between Oceans, in which they play husband and wife, but reports emerged...

Spotlight And Mad Max: Fury Road Top Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

Both films have been early favourites as awards season kicks off, but journalism drama Spotlight had the slight edge as it was named Best Film to runner-up Mad Mad: Fury Road. Writers...

Michael Fassbender Compared Macbeth Notes With James Mcavoy

The Shame actor portrays the titular Scottish king in the new Justin Kurzel adaptation of the William Shakespeare tragedy, and he admits tackling the role, and doing it well, was a huge responsibility....

Leonardo Dicaprio Leads Oscars Best Actor Race, According To Top Critics

Fassbender topped awards show odds site GoldDerby.com just before Steve Jobs was released in the U.S., but the Danny Boyle biopic flopped in America and it seems to have ended the Irish actor's...

Danny Boyle Expresses Disappointment At How 'Steve Jobs' Has Been Received By The Public

Director Danny Boyle has expressed his dismay at the much-publicised box office failure of his new movie Steve Jobs after it failed to attract its anticipated audience, with the news that Universal has withdrawn it...

Danny Boyle: 'We Went Too Big Too Soon With Steve Jobs In The U.s.'

The film became an unexpected flop and Boyle tells BBC Arabic he is "disappointed" the project failed to win over movie fans after a promising start. As he prepares for the release...

Universal Drops 'Steve Jobs' Film From Over 2,000 Cinemas

Studio Universal is dropping Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic from over 2,000 cinemas due to low ticket sales. The film, which stars Michael Fassbender as the Apple founder, as well as Seth Rogen and Kate...

Kate Winslet Bans Children From Using Social Media

The famously private actress shuns sites like Twitter and Facebook, and she has decided to issue a blanket ban on her teenage daughter Mia and 11-year-old son Joe's online use to avoid the...

Kate Winslet Reveals Steve Jobs Movie Fears

Kate Winslet was paranoid about fluffing her lines while making 'Steve Jobs'.The 40-year-old actress - who stars as Joanna Hoffman, a member of the original Mac team, in the new Danny Boyle-directed movie - has...

Steve Jobs Movie 'Isn't Factually Accurate'

Danny Boyle's 'Steve Jobs' isn't factually accurate, according to Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.The 65-year-old computer pioneer has revealed that sizeable amounts of the new movie are made up - but he still found it ''enjoyable''...

Michael Fassbender 'Moved Crew Members To Tears'

Michael Fassbender's performance in 'X-Men: Apocalypse' moved some crew members to tears.The 38-year-old star has reprised the role of Magneto in the eagerly-awaited new movie in the franchise and director Bryan Singer has admitted to...

'Pan' Bombs At Us Box Office, As 'The Martian' Holds Tight

Pan has failed to take flight at the box office this weekend, debuting with a disappointing estimated $15.5 million total and taking third place. Joe Wright’s retelling of the classic tale stars newcomer Levi Miller...

Jennifer Lawrence To Play Key Role In X-men: Apocalypse

Jennifer Lawrence is to take centre stage in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.The 25-year-old actress' on-screen character Mystique will play the key role in the much-anticipated new sci-fi movie, according to the first official plot synopsis.It reads: ''Since...

For Michael Fassbender, Playing Steve Jobs Was A No Brainer

Since Apple founder Steve Jobs died in 2011, there have been two films about his life. First was 2011's Jobs, starring Ashton Kutcher, which flopped with the critics and at the box office. And now...

Leonardo Dicaprio 'Was Urged To Reject Steve Jobs Biopic'

Leonardo DiCaprio was urged by Steve Jobs' widow to reject the chance to play the former Apple boss.Laurene Powell Jobs - who opposes the Danny Boyle-directed project - was reportedly so keen to stop it...

Aaron Sorkin Sent Apology Letter To Steve Jobs Leading Man After Email Leak

The Oscar-winning screenwriter was convinced the Irish actor was a terrible choice to play the late Apple boss and his printed private thoughts became public, prompting Sorkin to write directly to the leading...

Michael Fassbender Isn't 'Very Techie'

Michael Fassbender says he's ''not a very techie person.''The 'Steve Jobs' star, who portrays the late Apple co-founder and CEO in the upcoming biopic, admits he was ''very nervous'' about accepting the role because he...

Kate Winslet Serenaded At Film Festival

The Titanic star marked the milestone on Monday (05Oct15), and spent the previous weekend (03-04Oct15) in New York City. She was attending the New York Film Festival to promote her new biopic...

Michael Fassbender Thinks Christian Bale Would Have Made A 'Perfect' Steve Jobs

Michael Fassbender has admitted he thinks Christian Bale would have been ‘perfect’ to play Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle’s biopic of the late Apple founder. Bale was originally signed on to the project but left...

Michael Fassbender Studied Ashton Kutcher For Steve Jobs

Michael Fassbender has joked he studied Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs.The 'Prometheus' star portrays the Apple co-founder in the upcoming biopic - which shares its name with the late American entrepreneur - and he...

Brendan Gleeson To Play Michael Fassbender's Dad

Jeremy Irons has also been cast as the father of Marion Cotillard's character. Fassbender and Cotillard will reteam with their MACbeth director Justin Kurzel for the action film. The actor previously...

Macbeth Teams Michael Fassbender And Marion Cotillard

In between his high-profile roles in Slow West, Steve Jobs and the forthcoming X-Men: Apocalypse, Michael Fassbender took time out to shoot a gritty new version of Shakespeare's Macbeth with Australian filmmaker Justin Kurzel. "While...

Kate Winslet Found Steve Jobs Biopic Exhausting

Kate Winslet found shooting the 'Steve Jobs' biopic ''pretty gross'' because the filming days were so long.The 39-year-old actress admitted she moaned to one of the crew members on set because of the ''ridiculous'' 12-hour...

Panicky Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet always panics after she gets offered a movie role.Although the British actress lobbied hard to get a part in the new Steve Jobs biopic, she admitted that after getting the role of Joanna...

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