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The Hobbit Start Date Changed To March 21

7th February 2011

Filming on Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' has been pushed back by a month. Late February was initially planned as a starting date following months of financial issues, but it has been moved further back following...

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The Hobbit Cast Grows With Addition Of Andy Serkis And Sir Ian Mckellen

11th January 2011

THE HOBBIT, the forthcoming two-part 'Lord of the Rings' prequel directed by PETER JACKSON, will see SIR IAN MCKELLEN reprising his role as 'Gandalf' and ANDY SERKIS returning as 'Gollum', according to the UK's Guardian...

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Andy Serkis Agrees Hobbit Appearance

11th January 2011

Andy Serkis has signed up to appear in 'The Hobbit'.The 46-year-old actor - who played the ring-obsessed creature Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' film franchise - is reported to have inked a deal...

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Orlando Bloom Readies For Hobbit?

9th December 2010

Orlando Bloom is the latest star to reprise his role in 'Lord of the Rings' prequel 'The Hobbit'. The British actor, who portrays archer Legolas in the movie series, is reported to have joined the...

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Tom Felton 'Ran Off' Harry Potter Set

18th November 2010

Tom Felton ran off the set of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' when it wrapped because he got "too emotional". The actor - who plays bad guy Draco Malfoy alongside Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter),...

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James Franco Cast In The Bourne Legacy?

8th November 2010

James Franco is being lined up to star in 'The Bourne Legacy'. The '127 Hours' actor is being pursued by the film's director Tony Gilroy to take on the starring role in the movie -...

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Andy Serkis' Animal Inspiration

30th October 2010

Andy Serkis based his portrayal of Gollum on his cat.The 'Lord of the Rings' actor - who is set to reprise the role of the ring-obsessed creature in fantasy prequel 'The Hobbit' - immerses himself...

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Serkis Relieved The Hobbit Will Remain In New Zealand

28th October 2010

LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS is "delighted" THE HOBBIT will be filmed in New Zealand after a unions dispute was resolved - because a move would have been devastating for the country's film...

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Andy Serkis: 'Hollywood Is Changing'

27th October 2010

Andy Serkis believes Hollywood's attitude towards performance capture technology is changing. The 46-year-old actor - who is well known for shooting the role of Gollum in 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy using the technology...

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The Hobbit Will Shoot In New Zealand

27th October 2010

'The Hobbit' will be filmed in New Zealand.The 'Lord of the Rings' prequel - which was looking likely to move to Eastern Europe, England or Ireland after problems with production in New Zealand - will...

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Isla Fisher Hid Pregnancy From Burke Cast

26th October 2010

Isla Fisher worried the cast of 'Burke & Hare' thought she was "a bulimic actress from Hollywood" because she hid her pregnancy from them. The Australian actress - who stars alongside Simon Pegg and Andy...

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John Landis' Psycho Love Transformation

22nd October 2010

John Landis had to turn "psychopaths into romantics" on 'Burke & Hare'. The director - who cast Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis as real life 19th century killers William Burke and William Hare in the...

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The Things They Say 18489

19th October 2010

"Oh my god, I couldn't think of anyone better to play Freddie. I just think it's such superb casting. The thing is, you genuinely can't be too reverent about your heroes, and I don't think...

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Serkis Throttled By Crazed Fan

19th October 2010

ANDY SERKIS was once strangled by a crazed female fan - after refusing to impersonate his LORD OF THE RINGS character GOLLUM for her.The British actor was enjoying a family trip to Disneyland in the...

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Serkis Performs Gigs With Dury's Band

19th October 2010

ANDY SERKIS has reprised his role as late British rocker IAN DURY - he's played secret gigs with THE BLOCKHEADS.The Lord of the Rings star portrayed Dury in the biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock...

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Simon Pegg's Twitter Prank

13th October 2010

Simon Pegg is a paranormal prankster.The 'Shaun of the Dead' star revealed he recently confused a whole host of his twitter followers by pretending he had been abducted by aliens that were living in his...

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Dominic Monaghan: 'I Won't Be In Hobbit'

29th September 2010

Dominic Monaghan will not appear in 'The Hobbit'. The actor - who has played hobbit character Merry in all three of the previous 'Lord of the Rings' movies - confesses he will not be involved...

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Simon Pegg's Tintin Troubles

18th August 2010

Simon Pegg laughed when Steven Spielberg beat him up on the set of the new 'Tintin' film. The British actor - who plays Inspector Thompson in the big screen version of the comic - admits...

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James Franco: 'Acting Doesn't Do It For Me'

12th August 2010

James Franco doesn't enjoy acting.The 'Milk' star - who was accepted to Yale University to study a Ph.D in English earlier this year - admits the movie world is not his main passion.He said: "Acting...

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Tom Felton Rises With Apes

19th July 2010

Tom Felton has been cast in 'Rise of the Apes'. The 22-year-old actor will star alongside Freida Pinto, Brian Cox and Andy Serkis in the movie - a prequel to 'Planet of the Apes'. He...

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Andy Serkis' Ape Role

30th June 2010

Andy Serkis has signed up to star in 'Rise of the Apes'.The British actor - best known for his role of Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy - will appear alongside James Franco,...

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Serkis To Monkey Around Again In Planet Of The Apes Prequel

30th June 2010

KING KONG star ANDY SERKIS will don a monkey suit again to play a primate in PLANET OF THE APES prequel RISE OF THE APES.The Lord of the Rings star, who inspired the big ape...

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The Things They Say 17097

25th June 2010

"The Christmas dinner scene, when he spikes his wife's new lover's dinner with hash. That really happened; that came from Baxter. There's a letter on screen that Ian writes to (his daughter) Jemima; that's the...

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The Things They Say 17093

24th June 2010

"I actually had the chance to meet him in the mid-'90s. The meeting wasn't great, I have to say. He was very much out of order. He didn't suffer fools, put it that way, and...

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Ian Mckellen Annoyed By Potter Confusion

25th May 2010

Sir Ian McKellen gets frustrated when people think he is Dumbledore from 'Harry Potter'. The 71-year-old actor confesses he is a fan of his character in 'Lord of the Rings', white bearded Gandalf, but he...

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The Hobbit Filming Delayed

18th May 2010

'The Hobbit' will not be filmed until the end of the year.Andy Serkis - who has played Gollum in the three former 'Lord of the Rings' movies - confirms work on the film, which was...

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Andy Serkis Promoting Cgi At Cannes

13th May 2010

Andy Serkis is promoting a new film project at the Cannes Film Festival. The British actor is taking to the festival to promote the Imaginarium - a new performance capture facility he hopes will teach...

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Hairball-inspired Andy Serkis

6th May 2010

Andy Serkis developed the voice for Gollum in 'Lord of the Rings' from his cat.The 46-year-old actor admits used the sound of his pet cat coughing up a hairball as his inspiration for the creature's...

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Serkis Setting Up Cgi School

2nd May 2010

LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS is preparing to open a training academy in London to school actors in the art of performing with the latest computer-generated filming techniques.The British star shot to fame...

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Serkis Still Suffering Effects Of Dury Role

29th April 2010

Actor ANDY SERKIS altered his body so severely to play polio-stricken rocker IAN DURY in a new biopic, he's still feeling the effects a year after the movie wrapped.The Lord of the Rings star lost...

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