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Ewan Mcgregor Calls On World To Save South Sudan Children

10th July 2014

Actor Ewan Mcgregor fears South Sudan is on the brink of a massive famine, with the lives of thousands of children at risk.The region gained independence from Sudan three years ago this week (ends11Jul14) but...

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Olivia Munn Has Obsession With Johnny Depp's Moustache

8th July 2014

Olivia Munn is obsessed with Johnny Depp's moustache in 'Mortdecai'.The 34-year-old beauty stars alongside the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor in the upcoming action-comedy in which he takes on the role of art dealer Charles...

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Ewan Mcgregor To Star In Film Adaptation Of American Pastoral

24th June 2014

Scottish actor Ewan Mcgregor is set to bring author Philip Roth's American Pastoral to life in a big screen adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.The Impossible star will portray lead character Seymour 'Swede' Levov, a...

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Damian Lewis: Hollywood Corrupts

31st May 2014

Damian Lewis thinks Hollywood is ''corrupting''.The 43-year-old actor decided to relocate back to his native Britain over a decade ago because he was growing disillusioned with the film industry and the shallow blockbusters predominant in...

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John Hurt Approached For The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

12th May 2014

John Hurt is being lined up to star in 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote'.The veteran actor has been approached by Monty Python legend Terry Gilliam to star in his long-awaited satirical film, SIC is...

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Tom Hiddleston Backs Chiwetel Ejiofor

16th February 2014

Tom Hiddleston is backing Chiwetel Ejiofor to triumph at the BAFTA Awards.The 33-year-old actor starred alongside the '12 Years A Slave' star in a production of William Shakespeare's 'Othello' and thinks he will win Best...

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Jennifer Lawrence Joins Sag Presenters

16th January 2014

Jennifer Lawrence and Julia Roberts have been added to the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award presenters.Organisers of the annual ceremony - which takes place on Saturday (18.01.14) at Los Angeles' Shrine Exposition Center - have...

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'August: Osage County' Reviews Preoccupied With Adaptation Issues

By Elinor Cosgrave | 11th January 2014

August: Osage County appears to have all the qualities needed to make a movie to combat January blues: a stellar cast, strong female characters and enough gentle humour to rival a Richard Curtis script. But...

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Ewan Mcgregor Thrown From Motorbike In Traffic Collision

19th December 2013

Scottish actor Ewan Mcgregor narrowly escaped injury when he was thrown from his motorcycle in a road accident on Wednesday (18Dec13).The Trainspotting star was out riding on his motorbike when a car collided with the...

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Fascinating Fact: 3992673

11th December 2013

Juan Antonio Bayona, the man behind Ewan Mcgregor and Naomi Watts' acclaimed disaster movie The Impossible, has signed on to direct the World War Z sequel. Filmmaker Marc Foster announced he would not be returning...

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Johnny Depp Goes Blonde For 'Mortdecai' Art Dealer Role [Pictures]

By Lauren James | 4th December 2013

Johnny Depp has been spotted on the set of the upcoming crime movie Mordecai sporting a brutally waxed moustache, slicked blonde hair and a dashing three-piece suit complete with pocket handkerchief.Johnny Depp Goes For A...

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Ewan Mcgregor Pays Tribute To Lewis Collins

29th November 2013

Scottish actor Ewan Mcgregor is among the famous faces who have paid tribute to The Professionals star Lewis Collins following his death this week (beg25Nov13).The beloved British actor passed away at home in Los Angeles...

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Hugh Jackman Reminds Us All Why We Should Wear Sunscreen After Having Skin Cancer Cells Removed

By Joe Wilde | 24th November 2013

Hugh Jackman had his wife to thank after a he discovered an unusual growth protruding from his nose. The actor revealed earlier this week that he had a cancer spot removed from his nose, sharing...

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Samuel L. Jackson Keen To Lobby J.j. Abrams For Star Wars Role

15th November 2013

Actor Samuel L. Jackson is considering joining forces with Mark Hamill and Ewan Mcgregor to lobby director J.J. Abrams in person for roles in the new Star Wars sequel after revealing he hasn't been invited...

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Samuel L. Jackson Considered Auditioning For Star Wars Vii

14th November 2013

Samuel L. Jackson considered auditioning for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'The 64-year-old actor - who played the role of Mace Windu in a number of other 'Star Wars' movies - admits he almost considered turning up...

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Ewan Mcgregor Joins Kill The Trumpet Player

14th November 2013

Ewan McGregor has joined 'Kill The Trumpet Player'.The 42-year-old actor will take on one of the lead roles alongside Zoe Saldana and director Don Cheadle in the upcoming biopic about musician Miles Davis. The film...

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Don Cheadle To Play Miles Davis In 'Kill The Trumpet Player' Gangster Jazz Film

By Lauren James | 14th November 2013

Don Cheadle is set to play jazz legend Miles Davis in an upcoming film focussing on the trumpeter's "silent period" alongside Ewan McGregor and Zoe Saldana. Though Cheadle has stressed that the movie will not...

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Lynne Ramsay Sued By Movie Bosses After Ditching Natalie Portman Western

By Joe Wilde | 7th November 2013

Lynne Ramsay is being taken to court by the producers of the oft-troubled Western Jane Got Her Gun, starring (supposedly at least) Natalie Portman. Ramsay walked out on the project a day before shooting was...

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Ewan Mcgregor Books Broadway Debut With The Real Thing

1st November 2013

Scottish star Ewan Mcgregor is heading to the Broadway stage to make his debut in a revival of Tom Stoppard drama The Real Thing.The Star Wars actor will lead the cast as unhappily married Henry,...

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Ewan Mcgregor To Host Unicef Halloween Ball

18th October 2013

Hollywood actor Ewan Mcgregor is set to host a moneyspinning event for the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) to raise cash for youngsters in Syria.The actor will be teaming up with stars including singer Robbie...

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Stars Turn Out To Support Chinese Studio Plan

23rd September 2013

LEONARDO DiCaprio, Ewan Mcgregor, Nicole Kidman and John Travolta were among the A-list stars who helped bring Hollywood glamour to China on Sunday night (22Sep13) to support plans to open a new movie studio.The big...

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Cowgirl-in-training Natalie Portman

14th September 2013

Natalie Portman has been watching Westerns as research for 'Jane Got a Gun'.The 32-year-old actress - who stars as lead Jane Hammond - is excited that the new American movie will star a female protagonist...

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'August: Osage County' May Have Ending Change After Tiff Grumbles

By Lauren James | 11th September 2013

After premiering at this week's Toronto International Film Festival, it has been speculated that the ending of the Meryl Streep-starring August: Osage County could be changed ahead of its wide release late this winter. Director...

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A Week In News: Miley's Wrecking Ball, Jurassic World And Arsenio's Back!

By Michael West | 11th September 2013

Wrecking Ball: Hurtling through the pop world this week like a.well, wrecking ball, is of course Miss Miley Cyrus. The 20-year-old, who's been mired in controversy over the past few weeks, has turned things up...

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'August: Osage County' In Toronto: Why This Darkly Funny Drama Won't Win Oscar Hearts [Trailer + Pictures]

By Lauren James | 11th September 2013

August: Osage County premiered at this week's Toronto International Film Festival to a storm of excitement from early critics and Oscar nudging. However, a few days later the dust has settled around John Wells' adaptation...

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'August: Osage County' Premieres At Tiff: How Did The Adaptation Of The Play About Strong Women Fare?

By Lauren James | 10th September 2013

John Wells' August: Osage County adaptation premiered last night at the Toronto International Film Festival after years of being performed as a Pulitzer Prize-winning Tracy Letts play. The movie boasts a star-studded caast, including Meryl...

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Time To Rearrange Oscars Thoughts? 'August: Osage County' Impresses Without Stunning [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th September 2013

With an all-star cast – an overused but truly relevant phrase for this film – and a hit, Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway stage play providing the architecture, August: Osage County looked to be nailed on for...

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Olivia Munn To Star In Mortdecai?

22nd August 2013

Olivia Munn is in negotiations to star in 'Mortdecai'.'The Newsroom' actress - best known for playing Sloan Sabbith - is wanted to join an all-star cast alongside Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow and Ewan McGregor in...

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Star Wars Episode Vii Set For December 2015 Release?

20th August 2013

'Star Wars Episode VII' is being tipped for a December 2015 release date.The new chapter of the intergalactic adventure will reportedly break with the franchise's May release tradition to debut just before Christmas, according to...

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Peter Capaldi, The First 'Doctor Who' With An Oscar. Oh, You Didn't Know?

By Michael West | 15th August 2013

Peter Capaldi is a modest man. You'd never hear him boasting about winning an Oscar. Yep, the Glasgow-born actor, named as the new Time Lord last week, has more in his locker than the foul-mouthed...

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