TV, Theatre and Movie News 12th August 2013


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Elysium Leads Four New Movies To Top Us Weekend Box Office

12th August 2013 0:36

Elysium, the science fiction action movie which stars Matt Damon, has headed straight for no.1 in the US Weekend Box Office. The film, released on...

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Harry Shum, Jr.: 'Glee Stars Supporting One Another Through Monteith Grief'

12th August 2013 1:36

Cory Monteith's Glee family has been "leaning on each other" as the cast and crew of the hit Tv show return to work following his tragic death,...

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Kevin Zegers Postpones Honeymoon

12th August 2013 1:36

Newlywed actor Kevin Zegers has been forced to postpone his honeymoon until after he completes promotional work for his new Mortal Instruments...

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Laurence Olivier Condemns Co-stars In Bitter Tapes

12th August 2013 1:36

Sir Laurence Olivier's stinging criticism of co-stars including Marilyn Monroe, Joan Fontaine and Kirk Douglas has been revealed in tapes he made for...

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Stephen Fry And Ben Elton Fight To Save War Memorial

12th August 2013 1:36

British actor Stephen Fry and writer Ben Elton have thrown their support behind a campaign to save a local town hall and war memorial in England.The...

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Lake Bell Goes Nude For Steamy Magazine Cover

12th August 2013 1:36

Actress Lake Bell has gone nude for the racy new cover of New York Magazine.The It's Complicated star, 34, shed her clothes for the Fashion Issue...

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The Wombles Return

12th August 2013 1:36

Beloved British Tv favourites The Wombles are set to delight a new generation of children in a new series and feature-length film.The original show,...

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The Things They Say: 3808953

12th August 2013 1:36

"I carry a jump-rope in my bag. I work out wherever I can... No wheat, no red meat, no cheese, no sweets, no alcohol, no fried food." Model-turned-Tv...

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James Franco: Spring Breakers 'Wasn't Hard'

12th August 2013 2:00

James Franco says starring in 'Spring Breakers' ''wasn't hard at all''. The 35-year-old actor played Alien, a rapper and gangster, in the comedy...

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Lea Michele Tearfully Dedicates Glee Award To Cory Monteith

12th August 2013 2:47

Glee star Lea Michele choked back tears as she paid an emotional tribute to her tragic boyfriend and co-star Cory Monteith at the Teen Choice Awards...

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Angelina Jolie, At Disney Expo, On Playing "Deliciously Cruel" Maleficent

12th August 2013 3:02

Maleficent may leave the audience perplexed at Disney's stance on the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale. It may have been some time since the 1959...

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2013 Teen Choice Awards: On The Red Carpet And Highlights

12th August 2013 4:41

The 2013 Teen Choice was held last night, Sunday 11th August, at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City. The event was star studded with attendees...

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Chloe Grace Moretz Helps Stars With Marriage Problems

12th August 2013 6:21

Chloe Grace Moretz advises older stars on ''marital problems''.The 16-year-old actress is mature for her age, and it appears her co-stars find her...

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Terry Is Laid To Rest & Bill Survies As The War Continues On 'True Blood': Episode Re-cap

12th August 2013 7:29

True Blood has so far had a relatively shaky season six, and in the penultimate episode of the current season, we saw exactly why the show has been...

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Noah Wyle Pays Tribute To Publicist Eddie Michaels At Funeral

12th August 2013 8:01

Former E.R. star Noah Wyle paid tribute to his "compass and companion" Eddie Michaels at the celebrity publicist's funeral in Los Angeles on Sunday...

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Broadway Press Agent Shirley Herz Dead At 87

12th August 2013 8:01

Tony Award-winning Broadway press agent Shirley Herz has died at the age of 87.She passed away at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on Sunday...

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Oprah Winfrey Feared Failure Ahead Of The Butler Acting Return

12th August 2013 8:01

Oprah Winfrey was hesitant to make her movie return in Lee Daniels' The Butler because she feared she would "embarrass" herself after the box office...

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Paul Michael Glaser Has Conversations With Late Family

12th August 2013 8:01

Former Starsky & Hutch star Paul Michael Glaser keeps the memory of his late wife and daughter alive by holding imaginary conversations with them.The...

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Katherine Heigl Planning Tv Return With Spy Series

12th August 2013 8:01

Actress Katherine Heigl is eyeing a return to the small screen, three years after quitting hit medical drama Grey's Anatomy.The 34 year old is...

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John Slattery Not Voting For Christine Quinn For New York Mayor

12th August 2013 8:01

Mad Men star John Slattery has made it clear he will not be voting for New York mayoral candidate Christine Quinn in this year's (13) election after...

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The Things They Say: 3809448

12th August 2013 8:01

"Rent money, car payments, kids in school - I have to work." Veteran actor Harrison Ford jokes about the reason why he signed up to join Sylvester...

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Adele To Star In The Secret Service?

12th August 2013 9:36

Adele has been approached to play a villain in 'The Secret Service'.The 25-year-old singer - who was previously involved in the award-winning...

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Evil Dead Stars Were Exposed To 'Real Danger'

12th August 2013 10:00

'Evil Dead' star Jane Levy was exposed to ''real danger'' while shooting the film.Director Fede Alvarez - who helmed the recent reboot of Sam Raimi's...

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Kick-ass 2 Stars To Jim Carrey: It's Just A Movie

12th August 2013 10:00

'Kick-Ass 2' stars Chloe Moretz and Aaron Taylor-Johnson have defended the film following Jim Carrey's claims it is too violent.The veteran actor -...

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'Elysium' Takes Top Spot At Box Office In Tame Weekend For Hollywood

12th August 2013 10:17

Elysium finished the weekend as the highest earning picture at the US box office, making Sony Pictures a cool $30.5 million over the last few days, a...

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Do Andy Serkis, Samantha Shannon, Have The New Harry Potter On Their Hands?

12th August 2013 10:35

Two years ago, Samantha Shannon was a 19-year-old intern - though no ordinary 19-year-ordinary intern. She had 480 pages of a fantasy novel locked...

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Peter Capaldi Gets The Bill Nighy Stamp Of Approval For Doctor Who Triumph

12th August 2013 10:54

The latest tick to hit the page for Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who is that of Bill Nighy’s; the British actor, talking at the premiere of his new...

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Remember, You're A Womble... Again - They're Back!

12th August 2013 11:56

Hankering for some Womble action? Fancy seeing them back on the small screen? The big screen? You can have both; Mike Batt has announced on his...

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Angelina Jolie Loved 'Maleficent' Role, Despite Terrifying The Kids

12th August 2013 11:58

As a mum, Angelina Jolie is used to being around kids, but probably not dressed up as Maleficent – the evil witch from Sleeping Beauty, who Jolie...

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Vin Diesel Drops Facebook Hint For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Role

12th August 2013 13:04

When you’ve got 45-million ‘likes’ on Facebook, you don’t have to wait for press to come to you, or even go out looking for an outlet, you...

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Does 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Abuse Research Affect Hollywood Movie?

12th August 2013 13:52

Shocker: Fifty Shades of Grey reinforces the problem of abuse against women, new research has shown. Nope, it seems EL James' novel - the fastest...

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Adele To Take Up Acting? Singer Rumoured For 'Secret Service' Role

12th August 2013 14:09

Adele has already proved to everyone she can sing; millions of records sold sorts that one out. But now, having provided the sountrack for the...

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Congratulations Fox, Gordon Ramsay Just Earned You $100 Million

12th August 2013 14:36

Gordon Ramsay has pulled in a staggering $100 million from his television exploits in the U.S.The Scottish chef, who carved out a reputation as one...

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Homeland Season 3 Trailer Has Fans Excited For Carrie And Brodie's Next Move

12th August 2013 15:18

The multifaceted, controversial and award-winning drama that is Homeland is coming back, adding to the already impressive roster of televisual drama...

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Prince Johan Friso Dead At 44

12th August 2013 16:06

Dutch Prince Johan Friso has died, 18 months after falling into a coma following a skiing accident in Austria.The European royal suffered severe...

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Bam Margera Has Rings Cut From His Fingers

12th August 2013 16:06

Jackass star Bam Margera had to have his rings cuts from his fingers after injuring himself in a "fist fight" in Europe.The performer has posted a...

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Author Val Mcdermid Wins Restraining Order

12th August 2013 16:06

Crime author Val Mcdermid has won a restraining order against a woman who threw ink over her at a book signing last year (12).The Wire in the Blood...

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Chloe Grace Chloe Moretz Explains Carrie Delays

12th August 2013 16:06

Chloe Grace Moretz has dismissed rumours her upcoming horror remake Carrie is in trouble following a raft of delays, insisting the movie was pushed...

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Shenae Grimes Details Rock 'N' Roll Wedding In New Blog

12th August 2013 16:06

Actress Shenae Grimes has shared the details of her "rock 'n' roll" wedding in a post on her new blog, uploading pictures of her big day and...

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Brad Pitt Scores A Personal Best With World War Z

12th August 2013 16:06

Brad Pitt's zombie horror movie World War Z has become the most successful movie of the actor's career after hitting the $500 million (£333 million)...

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Orlando Bloom Tipped For Batman Role

12th August 2013 16:06

Orlando Bloom has been tipped to play Batman in 'Batman vs. Superman'.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor is reportedly the ''hot favourite'' to the...

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Vin Diesel For Guardians Of The Galaxy?

12th August 2013 16:06

Vin Diesel is in talks to play Groot in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The 'Fast & Furious 6' star is reportedly being eyed to play the tree-like alien...

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George Lucas Welcomes A Daughter Via Surrogate - Report

12th August 2013 16:27

Star Wars creator George Lucas has become a new dad at the age of 69 after welcoming a daughter via surrogate.The filmmaker and his new wife, Mellody...

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Cast Shooting 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' On London's Millennium Bridge [Pictures]

12th August 2013 17:02

As Guardians of The Galaxy, Marvel’s superhero team have a pretty big catchment area, which includes London. Cast frm th movie were seen filming...

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Charlotte Church Didn't Just Say No To The X-factor, She Said No!

12th August 2013 17:31

There are ways of saying no to doing something, then there are ways Charlotte Church says no to doing something. Her way involves violent imagery. We...

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Watch Danai Gurira Star In 'Mother Of George' [Trailer]

12th August 2013 18:04

Mother of George - director Andrew Dosunmu’s latest film – sees a Nigerian couple, Adenike (Danai Jekesai Gurira) and Ayodele (Isaach De...

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Teresa Palmer Pregnant With First Child

12th August 2013 18:06

Australian actress Teresa Palmer is expecting her first child with new fiance Mark Webber.The Warm Bodies beauty, 27, announced her engagement to...

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Nbc News As Brought To You By Twitter

12th August 2013 18:32

Twitter may give NBC a jump on live coverage of unplanned events as a result of its acquisition on Stringwire, an online service that enables video...

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Tv Viewing On Smartphones Increasing

12th August 2013 18:32

Ten percent of U.S. smartphone users are now watching full-length television shows on their devices, according to a study by Magid Advisers and...

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Schieffer, Koppel Blast Obama For Pr Stunts

12th August 2013 18:32

Two veteran broadcast news icons blasted the Obama administration over the weekend for its efforts to cover-up bad policy with tortuous PR. During...

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Despite Time Warner Cable Blackout, Cbs Remains No. 1

12th August 2013 18:32

CBS stations in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas may be hurting as a result of the CBS dispute with Time Warner Cable over retransmission consent...

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Elysium Is No. 1 At Box Office, But Millers Is A Big Surprise

12th August 2013 18:32

With four new releases hitting the box office this weekend, it was no doubt inevitable that none of them would sell a whole lot of tickets. Certainly...

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Overseas Box Office Is Blue

12th August 2013 18:32

As many analysts had predicted, The Smurfs 2, which had a disappointing debut domestically, blue away the competition overseas. The Sony...

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"Lost" Jerry Lewis Film Debuts On Youtube

12th August 2013 18:32

Ordinarily it's a cause for celebration when a long lost film is found, but it won't be for Jerry Lewis, who has done his best over the years to keep...

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3d Movies Struggling

12th August 2013 18:32

In an article about the collapsing box office for 3D films, the New York Times asks, Are there any thrills left in what was supposed to be...

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'Secret Service' To Serve As Adele's Acting Debut

12th August 2013 19:01

Adele couldn’t have chosen a much better way to kick off her acting career – the soulful singer will star in a movie, directed by X-Men: First...

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Mark Strong To Play Lex Luthor In Man Of Steel Sequel?

12th August 2013 19:10

British actor Mark Strong has fuelled reports suggesting he is set to portray Superman's arch nemesis Lex Luthor in the Man Of Steel sequel after...

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Robert Redford Suffered Sleepless Nights Over Solo Movie Insurance

12th August 2013 19:10

Robert Redford was terrified of sustaining an injury during the shooting of his new solo movie All Is Lost as it would have forced the entire project...

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Chelsea Handler Wipes Away Tears Researching Family's Nazi Germany Roots

12th August 2013 19:10

Comedienne Chelsea Handler broke down in tears while researching her family's roots in Nazi Germany for genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are?...

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Fascinating Fact: 3810838

12th August 2013 19:10

Director Lee Daniels wore pyjamas every day to the set of his new historical drama The Butler so he could work in complete comfort.

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The Things They Say: 3810839

12th August 2013 19:10

"Why not just wait until we actually get to have the fun of announcing something? Who wants to play the guessing game, whether it be (a) family...

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Which '50 Shades' Role Did Cara Delevingne Audition For?

12th August 2013 19:16

Will the Fifty Shades of Grey movie ever be cast? It's been months now and the only solid news we've had is that British filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson...

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Jerry Lewis' Controversial Clown Film Footage Released After 41 Years

12th August 2013 19:56

Acclaimed entertainer and director Jerry Lewis has seen footage of a film he helped make 41 years ago surface online after he swore it would never...

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'Breaking Bad' Welcomes The Beginning Of The End With Flashbacks And Face-offs In 'Blood Money' [Recap]

12th August 2013 19:59

It’s the final curtain call for Breaking Bad’s Walter White, as showrunner Vince Gilligan and company let us know in a big way last night. A word...

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Jennifer Lawrence Is Uncomfortable With Fame

12th August 2013 21:55

Actress Jennifer Lawrence fears she will never "find peace" with her new life as a paparazzi target because she cannot understand why they are...

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Rare Film Footage Of Jerry Lewis' The Day The Clown Cried Surfaces Online

12th August 2013 21:55

Previously unseen footage of Jerry Lewis' infamous movie The Day The Clown Cried has surfaced online, 31 years after the legendary comedian pulled...

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Henry Polic Passes Away At 68

12th August 2013 21:55

Tv actor Henry Polic has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 68.The Webster star passed away on Sunday (11Aug13), according to his longtime...

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Glee To Become A Live Stage Musical

12th August 2013 21:55

Hit Tv show Glee is set to be adapted for the theatre as a new stage musical.The popular musical comedy series, which stars Lea Michele, Jane Lynch...

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Director Jerusha Hess Cut Her Own Children From Austenland

12th August 2013 21:55

Actress Jane Seymour sympathised with her Austenland director Jerusha Hess while shooting the new romantic comedy after she had to fire her own...

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Fascinating Fact: 3810922

12th August 2013 21:55

Comic book legend Stan Lee and celebrated composer Hans Zimmer are set to be honoured at The Hollywood Reporter's 2013 Key Art Awards. The duo will...

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The Things They Say: 3810923

12th August 2013 21:55

"I'm gonna go to a real theatre, pay the money, I'm taking my girls. I'll be there Friday night, helping the box office. Help that box office, yo!"...

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Teen Choice Awards 2013: Lea Michelle Wins Choice Comedy Actress And Pays Tribute To Cory Monteith [Video]

12th August 2013 23:58

At the Teen Choice Awards, held on Sunday 11th August, Lea Michele dedicated her award to Cory Monteith. Michele won the award for Choice Actress in...

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