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Abraham Lincoln Takes Over Top Spot At The U.k. Box Office

27th June 2012

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has bounced back from its poor start at the American box office over the weekend (22-24Jun12) to land atop the U.K. film charts.The period piece movie, which was co-produced by director...

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No. 1 Film In Britain Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

26th June 2012

It would seem to be an unlikely success story. The No. 1 film at the British box office is Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter , which opened with $1.75 million (including Wednesday and Thursday previews). As...

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Brave -- A Hit Or A Miss For Pixar And Disney?

26th June 2012

There is such a Midas image about Pixar in the Hollywood business community that even when one of its films takes in $66.7 million -- as Brave did in its opening weekend-- the result is...

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Ticket Booth Mimics John Wilkes; Slays Abe

25th June 2012

Disney's Pixar kept its 13-film winning streak alive over the weekend by posting an estimated $66.7 million in ticket sales for Brave , topping the high end of expectations. Disney allowed only a modest roll-out...

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Movie Reviews Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

22nd June 2012

Possibly not since Snakes on a Plane has a movie come along that depended so much on its title to draw audiences as Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter . "It's too bad that the film's concept...

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Tim Burton's 'Astounding Imagination' Praised

18th June 2012

Tim Burton has an ''astounding imagination''. The eccentric director is serving as a producer on Timur Bekmambetov's 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' and Benjamin Walker, who plays the titular character, revealed both Tim and Timur's ''unique...

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Tim Burton Hints Beetlejuice 2 Involvement

8th May 2012

Tim Burton says he might work on a 'Beetlejuice' sequel if the script is ''interesting''.The filmmaker helmed the original horror movie - which starred Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis - in 1988 and he has...

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Dominic Cooper To Be Dead Man Down?

4th April 2012

Dominic Cooper is set to star in thriller 'Dead Man Down'. The 'My Week with Marilyn' actor would star with Noomi Rapace and Colin Farrell in the Niels Arden Oplev-directed movie if negotiations are completed....

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Jake Gyllenhaal Heads To Motor City?

8th March 2012

Jake Gyllenhaal is in negotiations to take over from Dominic Cooper in 'Motor City'. The 'Brokeback Mountain' star is talking with producers to play a convict who when released from prison begins to hunt down...

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Abraham Lincoln Turns Vampire Hunter In Tim Burton Flick

8th February 2012

Not content with guiding the United States through a civil war in the 1800s, it seems that Abraham Lincoln is back with a vengeance and wants Buffy's vampire-slaying crown. Entertainment Weekly have published stills from...

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Daniel Day Lewis Wows As Abraham Lincoln

1st December 2011

Daniel Day Lewis has had fans waiting in anticipation for a first glimpse of him following the announcement that he'd be playing the role of former American President Abraham Lincoln in Stephen Spielberg's forthcoming biopic....

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Motor City-bound Dominic Cooper

29th September 2011

Dominic Cooper is set to star in 'Motor City'. The 'Devil's Double' actor - who rose to fame in all-signing, all-dancing Abba-themed movie 'Mamma Mia!' - has replaced Chris Evans in the movie, set to...

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Blake Lively In Pride And Prejudice And Zombies?

26th September 2011

Blake Lively has been offered the role of Elizabeth Bennet in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'. Director Craig Gillespie has had a hard time casting the project - with Natalie Portman, Emma Stone and Scarlett...

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Beetlejuice Sequel Planned

7th September 2011

A 'Beetlejuice' sequel is in the works.The 1988 movie - directed by Tim Burton and starring Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder - is set to get a follow-up worked on by David Katenzberg and Seth...

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David Strathairn To Play Lincoln's Secretary Of State William Seward

28th June 2011

British movie star David Strathairn has landed the role of former U.S. Secretary of State William Seward in Steven Spielberg's upcoming Abraham Lincoln epic.Seward was recovering from injuries sustained in a carriage accident when a...

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Redford Shuns Comic-book Movies

27th June 2011

Robert Redford maintains that he has little interest in the big-budget blockbusters that currently sustain Hollywood, telling the Sydney Morning Herald that he wants to keep making films about ideas he cares about. He is...

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Steven Spielberg Planning Jurassic Park Reboot

16th June 2011

Steven Spielberg has been brainstorming ideas to reboot the 'Jurassic Park' franchise.The director has been meeting with screenwriter Mark Protosevich to "kick around" some thoughts about ways they could create a fourth film and rebirth...

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Robin Wright Splits From Boyfriend Shapiro

18th April 2011

Robin Wright - The 44-year-old American actress Robin Wright has split from her boyfriend Greg Shapiro, according to E! Online. Wright has been dating the 'Hurt Locker' producer for around a year but the pair...

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Sally Field To Play Abraham Lincoln's Wife

15th April 2011

Sally Field will play Abraham Lincoln's wife Mary Todd in an upcoming biopic about the former American president.'Lincoln' will be directed by Hollywood heavyweight Steven Spielberg, who said he was delighted to be working with...

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Sally Field Signs On To Abraham Lincoln Biopic

14th April 2011

Sally Field is set to star in a new biopic about Abraham Lincoln.The Oscar-winning actress has signed up to play Mary Todd Lincoln - wife to the 16th President of the United States - in...

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Field To Play Lincoln's Wife In Spielberg Epic

14th April 2011

Sally Field has signed on to play Abraham Lincoln's wife Mary Todd in Steven Spielberg's new biopic about the assassinated U.S. President.Daniel Day-Lewis has replaced fellow Irishman Liam Neeson as the President in Lincoln. The...

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Trent Reznor Quits Vampire Project

13th March 2011

Nine Inch Nails star Trent Reznor has pulled out of work on the movie adaptation of quirky bestseller Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.The rocker, whose The Social Network score won him an Oscar last month (Feb11),...

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Trent Reznor Promises Nine Inch Nails Return

8th March 2011

Trent Reznor is planning to release a new Nine Inch Nails album. The singer, songwriter and producer announced last year he was putting the influential industrial rock group - of which he is the sole...

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Trent Reznor To Play Vampire Villain In New Movie?

3rd March 2011

Oscar-winning Nine Inch Nails star Trent Reznor is in talks to play a villain in the movie adaptation of quirky bestseller Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.The rocker, whose The Social Network score won him his first...

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Fascinating Fact 10930

18th February 2011

GRINDHOUSE star MARY ELIZABETH WINSTEAD has been cast as ABRAHAM LINCOLN's wife in Timur Bekmambetov's movie adaptation of quirky book Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. She'll join Dominic Cooper and Anthony MACkie in the project, which...

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Cooper Favourite To Play Sturges In Vampire Hunter

11th February 2011

MAMMA MIA! star DOMINIC COOPER is in talks to replace JOAQUIN PHOENIX in quirky new movie ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER.Bosses at 20th Century Fox are in final negotiations with the English actor to play opposite...

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Dominic Cooper Joins Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

11th February 2011

Dominic Cooper is in final negotiations for a leading role in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'. The British actor has replaced Joaquin Phoenix in the role of Henry Sturgess - a friendly vampire who helps a...

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Joaquin Phoenix For Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter?

1st February 2011

Joaquin Phoenix is in the running for a leading role in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'. The 'I'm Still Here' star is in negotiations to play mentor Henry Sturgess in the Timur Bekmambetov-directed movie, opposite Benjamin...

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Josh Lucas Joins Cast Of J. Edgar Hoover Biopic

19th January 2011

Josh Lucas has been cast in Clint Eastwood movie 'J Edgar'. The blond actor - who was recently announced as a likely candidate to play a lead role in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' - will...

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Daniel Day-lewis To Play Abraham Lincoln

22nd November 2010

Daniel Day-Lewis is set to star as Abraham Lincoln in a new movie by Steven Spielberg. The 'Nine' actor has been signed up to portray the 16th president of the US - who led the...

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