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'12 Years A Slave' Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor Set For Bond Villain Role

7th April 2014

The Oscar-nominated star of 12 Years A Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor, is likely to become the next James Bond villain, according...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Targeted As Bond Villain

7th April 2014

Chiwetel Ejiofor is set to star in Bond 24.The '12 Years a Slave' actor is reportedly being eyed to play...

Is This A Celebrity Which I See Before Me? Hollywood Actors Who Have Tackled Shakespeare Roles

25th March 2014

There’s no better way of proving that you are a true artiste than taking on a challenging Shakespearean role. Not...

Will The Freddie Mercury Biopic Ever Make It To The Big Screen?

18th March 2014

Will the Freddie Mercury biopic ever sail into smooth waters and make it onto the big screen? At the moment,...

Freddie Mercury Biopic Parts Ways With Dexter Fletcher

14th March 2014

Director Dexter Fletcher has walked out on Sony's Freddy Mercury movie, meaning it's back to the drawing board for a...

Dexter Fletcher Abandons Freddie Mercury Biopic

14th March 2014

Dexter Fletcher has withdrawn from the Freddie Mercury biopic.The 48-year-old actor and director has decided to abandon his role as...

The Zero Theorem: Is Terry Gilliam Back To 'Twelve Monkeys' Form?

7th March 2014

With his latest film The Zero Theorem, Terry Gilliam returns to the ramshackle future he first visited in his now-classic...

'The Zero Theorem': Terry Gilliam Trapped In His Own Fantasy? [Trailer + Pictures]

6th March 2014

Terry Gilliam's latest effort The Zero Theorem follows a computer hacker and his ultimate goal to discover the reason for...

Colin Farrell And Rachel Weisz Cast In The Lobster

4th February 2014

Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz will star in 'The Lobster'.The Hollywood A-Listers who will take on lead roles in the...

John Deacon Rules Out Any Involvement In Freddie Mercury Biopic

17th December 2013

Former Queen bassist John Deacon is apparently having nothing to do with the upcoming biopic of the group's late singer...

Freddie Mercury Biopic Lands Director, Confirms Star

10th December 2013

Actor-turned-director Dexter Fletcher has been handed the job of bringing Freddie Mercury back to life on the big screen in...

Ben Whishaw To Star As Freddie Mercury

10th December 2013

Ben Whishaw is set to play Freddie Mercury in a biopic about Queen.The 'Skyfall' actor will reportedly embody the band's...

Tonight Matthew, I'm Going To Be Freddy Mercury - Ben Whishaw

10th December 2013

Remember Stars in Their Eyes? That was good wasn’t it, and while it may have provided an incredibly cheap platform...

Jude Law As 'Henry V' Is (Probably) The Best Acting Performance Of 2013

5th December 2013

The latest stage version of William Shakespeare's historic epic Henry V is currently playing to packed-out audiences at the Noel...

A Week In News: Jamie Dornan To '50 Shades' Rescue, A Royal Baptism & Pearl Jam Rock To Top Of Charts

25th October 2013

'Fifty Shades' Saved: The movie adaptation of the bestselling erotic trilogy has been beset by issues, not least the walk-out...

Brian May: Sacha Baron Cohen "Distracting" In Freddie Mercury Biopic

22nd October 2013

Brian May has opened up about Sacha Baron Cohen's departure from the planned Freddie Mercury biopic, which it seems is...

Ben Whishaw Lands Freddie Mercury Role, Replaces Sacha Baron Cohen

21st October 2013

Actor Ben Whishaw has reportedly stepped in to play legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after the recent departure of Sacha...

Ben Whishaw Set To Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

21st October 2013

James Bond star Ben Whishaw is set to star as Queen's Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic.Ali G star Sacha...

Brian May Explains Why Sasha Baron Cohen Was Wrong For Freddie Mercury Biopic

20th October 2013

The planned biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's life has been in discussion for three years now, with comic actor...

Ben Whishaw Targeted For Freddy Mercury Role But What Happened To Sasha Baron Cohen?

20th October 2013

The biopic of Queen frontman Freddy Mercury is now targeting British actor, Ben Whishaw for the lead role.'Ali G' star,...

Ben Wheatley To Usher In Peter Capaldi's Dr Who Generation With First 2 Eps

14th October 2013

Ben Wheatley has been handed the enviable task of helming the first two episodes of the new Dr. Who series,...

Hollywood Is "Behind The Curve" When It Comes To Gay Characters, Glaad Announce

21st August 2013

When it comes to representing the gay community via popular characters, TV is way ahead of film, according to GLAAD,...

Ben Whishaw Finds Heart Of The Sea

16th August 2013

Ben Whishaw has signed up for 'In the Heart of the Sea'.The 'Skyfall' actor recently closed negations to play 'Moby...

'The Hollow Crown': Shakespeare 4-Play Miniseries Out Soon On Dvd

9th August 2013

Shown last summer on BBC2, the spectacular, four-part, historical drama series, The Hollow Crown will be available to buy on...

Ben Whishaw Confirms He Is Gay. And Married. So There.

5th August 2013

Ben Whishaw, the British actor who began his role as gadget guru Q in the latest James Bond movie Skyfall,...

Ben Whishaw: 'I'm Gay And Married'

4th August 2013

Ben Whishaw has confirmed he is gay and married to his partner since last year. The 32-year-old actor - who...

Ben Whishaw Wed Partner In 2012

4th August 2013

Bond star Ben Whishaw has been secretly married to his partner for the past year after exchanging vows in a...

The New Dr Who Will Be Revealed This Sunday, But Who Will It Be?

3rd August 2013

With Matt Smith's time as the Universe's most famous time altering, Tardis-flying hero, Doctor Who, coming to an end, we've...

Peter Capaldi To Be Announced As 'Doctor Who' In Special Live Show?

2nd August 2013

The new Doctor Who will be revealed in a special live show on Sunday (August 4, 2013) with 'The Thick...

Rupert Grint To Make West End Debut Alongside Ben Whishaw

26th July 2013

Rupert Grint, AKA Ron Weasley, will be putting his Potter days behind him as he makes his stage debut on...

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