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Big Announcement Time: Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs In New Biopic. Another One.

By Victoria Pavlova | 24th October 2014

If you’ve seen that Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher, you might think we’ve all had enough for a lifetime. Aaron Sorkin would beg to disagree. The West Wing and Newsroom writing genius (no...

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Aaron Sorkin Confirms Bale For 'Jobs' Movie, "We Needed The Best Actor"

By Michael West | 23rd October 2014

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has confirmed that Oscar-winner Christian Bale will play Steve Jobs in a forthcoming biopic. Sorkin is working on an adaptation of Walter Isaacson's 2011 biography of Jobs, which Danny Boyle will direct....

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Christian Bale To Play Steve Jobs After Leonardo Dicaprio Passes

By Michael West | 16th October 2014

Christian Bale will play the late Apple founder Steve Jobs in Sony's forthcoming biopic, sources confirm. The project boasts a huge pedigree with Danny Boyle directing from a script by Aaron Sorkin, based on Walter...

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Dream Team: Danny Boyle And Leonardo Dicaprio For Steve Jobs Biopic

By Sophie Miskiw | 26th April 2014

Dream team Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Boyle may be teaming up once again to work on the Aaron Sorkin-written biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Gatsby actor Leonardo DiCaprio has previously worked with English film...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Odds-on For Steve Jobs Biopic, Danny Boyle Favourite To Direct

By Jack de Aguilar | 22nd April 2014

It’s all going on. Sony have revealed plans to make a film surround the late Steve Jobs’ life; Leonardo DiCaprio is favourite to play the former CEO and Danny Boyle is leading the pack to...

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Danny Boyle Is Perfect For Steve Jobs Movie - But Leonardo Dicaprio?

By Michael West | 22nd April 2014

Danny Boyle is in talks to direct Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie, which could be a masterstroke given the script's original and unusual narrative. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Boyle will replace David Fincher on...

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Babylon Hits Channel 4 - Has The Danny Boyle Comedy/drama Impressed?

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th February 2014

Danny Boyles name is enough to get people up and interested in a new project, so when his new TV series, Babylon – on Channel 4 – was announced, attention was fixed firmly on the...

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What Can We Find Out About Fergie's Fledglings In 'Class Of '92?'

By Joe Wilde | 2nd December 2013

Six of Manchester United's most famous player of the modern era - David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Phil and Gary Neville - star in their very own biopic, detailing the rise...

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Danny Boyle Planning Another Heist - This Time, It's Diamonds

By Jack de Aguilar | 7th October 2013

Having enjoyed his experience with Trance, Danny Boyle is set to take on the heist genre once again as he agrees to helm a movie adaption of the documentary, Smash & Grab. Pathe and Fox...

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Danny Boyle Signs On To Direct 'Pink Panthers' Movie

By Joe Wilde | 7th October 2013

Danny Boyle has agreed to adapt the documentary Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers into a feature-length film. The Trainspotting director chose the dramatisation of the in-depth documentary as his next project...

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Danny Boyle's Teams Up With Channel 4 Again, For The Historical Series Babylon

By Victoria Pavlova | 23rd August 2013

Danny Boyle is doing TV again! There’s a cause for celebration. The renowned director behind Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire and, of course, the 2012 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies, has just entered a contract with Channel...

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Danny Boyle Lined-up To Direct New Police Drama For Channel 4

By Joe Wilde | 23rd August 2013

Danny Boyle is currently working on a new British crime drama set in colonial India that will look at the origins of modern policing in the country, which spread throughout the Empire and eventually back...

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Channel 4 Has Ordered A Promising New Series Directed By Danny Boyle And Written By The Duo Behind 'Peep Show'

By Victoria Pavlova | 22nd August 2013

Channel 4 has ordered a new series, directed by none other than Danny Boyle and detailing “the birth of modern India." Company execs have expressed their satisfaction with securing the highly sought after director behind...

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A Week In Movies: Max Irons And Jake Abel Talk The Host While Percy Jackson, 2 Guns And We Steal Secrets Trailers Hit The Web

By Staff Writer | 5th April 2013

It's a relatively quiet week for the movies, with no major releases this week as everyone braces for the true launch of the summer blockbuster season with Tom Cruise sci-fi action Oblivion on 12th April,...

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The Queen Was Well Up For Olympics Appearance

By Jack de Aguilar | 25th March 2013

One of the highlights of the Olympics opening ceremony – curated and created by creative director Danny Boyle – was the Queens cameo. She volunteered herself to be part of the ceremony, rather than them...

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Danny Boyle: Olympic Spirit Is Over – Thanks Recession

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd March 2013

Danny Boyle – the creative mind behind the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics – has declared any residual spirit from the game to be null. And the reason for this loss of merriment?...

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'The UK's Olympic Spirit Is Dead' Says London Opening Ceremony Director Danny Boyle

By Contributor | 22nd March 2013

Director and Olympic Games opening ceremony organizer Danny Boyle has admitted that the feel-good energy that came from the London games was never likely to sustain itself in the UK.Boyle put together one of the...

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Bubble Burst For Bond Loving Boyle Fans As Director Turns Down 007

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th March 2013

The search is on for the next James Bond director, with Sam Mendes ruling himself out of a second 007 movie. But another prominent British director – this time Danny Boyle – has also stopped...

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Trainspotting Sequel: Will Ewan Mcgregor Return? (And Other Questions)

By Michael West | 11th March 2013

Ewan McGregor's Renton famously announced that he hadn't "felt that good since Archie Gemmill scored against Holland in 1978!" in Danny Boyle's classic Trainspotting in 1996. Now, two decades later, we could find ourselves checking...

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'Porno' News: Danny Boyle Back On Track For Trainspotting Sequel

By Hayley Avron | 11th March 2013

Danny Boyle is back on track with a sequel to his hugely popular 1996 movie Trainspotting, which will be loosely based on Irvine Welsh’s novel Porno (itself a follow-up for the characters in Trainspotting).What’s more,...

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A Week In Movies Featuring The Oscars Favourites, Owen Wilson And Vince Vaughn Crashing Google And Danny Boyle's Gory Trailer For Trance

By Staff Writer | 22nd February 2013

It's Oscar weekend, so the stars are converging on Los Angeles for the big night on Sunday. Returning from the premiere of her new film Lovelace at the Berlin Film Festival, Amanda Seyfried was caught...

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Danny Boyle And Olympic Games Ceremony Team Win At Evening Standard Theatre Awards

By Contributor | 26th November 2012

British newspaper The Evening Standard hosted their theater awards over the weekend, with an as-expected big win for Danny Boyle and the team behind the Olympic Games opening ceremony which took place in London earlier...

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Is Ang Lee's 'Life Of Pi' The New 'Slumdog Millionaire'?

By Michael West | 22nd November 2012

Ang Lee makes his latest assault on awards' season this week, when Life Of Pi hits theaters in the U.S. The magical 3-D tale is tipped for nominations at both the Golden Globes and the...

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"It's A Disgrace": Danny Boyle On Maria Miller's Attitude To Arts And Culture

By Lorna Greville  | 15th November 2012

At an event organized by 23 of the UK's arts and culture leaders, Danny Boyle has spoken about his outrage and disgust at the attitude that Arts, Culture and Sports Secretary Maria Miller has to...

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Arise Sir Kenneth: Kenneth Branagh Knighted By The Queen At Buckingham Palace

By Joe Wilde | 9th November 2012

Actor/writer/director and all round renaissance-man Kenneth Branagh received his knighthood today at Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth II, having been told of his accolade following the announcement of Queen's birthday honours in June this year.Sir...

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Criticism From All Corners: Tower Hamlets Council To Sell £20 Million Henry Moore Sculpture

By Hayley Avron | 8th November 2012

Tower Hamlets Council (London) has been widely criticised for its decision to sell off a £20 million Henry Moore sculpture.The sculpture in question, named Draped Seated Woman, was originally sold by the artist, to the...

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