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Del Toro's Death Obsession Sparked By Car Crash

4th October 2010

Director GUILLERMO DEL TORO harboured a morbid obsession with death during his childhood after witnessing a grisly decapitation in a car crash when he was just four years old.The Mexican moviemaker was travelling in a...

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The Munsters To Be Reincarnated On Tv

1st October 2010

Creepy comedy family THE MUNSTERS are heading back to the small screen in a new TV show with help from director GUILLERMO DEL TORO, according to U.S. reports.The original series, starring Fred Gwynne and Yvonne...

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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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The Hobbit Hits Union Troubles

27th September 2010

Union representatives have warned actors not to accept work on 'The Hobbit'.The film, which is a prequel to the 'Lord of the Ring's franchise, has already come up against a whole host of problems, with...

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Ian Mckellen: 'Hobbit To Shoot In January'

15th September 2010

Sir Ian McKellen believes 'The Hobbit' will start filming in January.The British actor - who has played bearded wizard Gandalf in the previous 'Lord of the Rings' movies - believes the prequel will start shooting...

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Martin Freeman Still On For Hobbit Role?

9th September 2010

Martin Freeman is back in negotiations to star in 'The Hobbit'.The British actor was initially believed to have missed out on playing Bilbo Baggins in the film - production on which is currently suspended due...

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What Halted Pilgrim's Progress?

17th August 2010

Entertainment writers and Hollywood moguls alike were busily conducting postmortems to determine the premature cause of death of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World , which opened over the weekend with just $10.6 million in ticket...

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Mountain Of Madness For Guillermo Del Toro?

29th July 2010

Guillermo del Toro is set to direct 'The Mountains of Madness'. The director - who left work on 'The Hobbit' following continued problems with financing the picture - will work on the project alongside 'Avatar'...

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Del Toro Proud Of Dark Movie's Scary Age Rating

26th July 2010

GUILLERMO DEL TORO is convinced his new movie DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK will terrify cinema-goers because the scary picture has been given a restrictive adults-only rating even though it doesn't contain any "sex,...

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Del Toro Taking Movie Audiences On A Tour Of Disney's Haunted Mansion

23rd July 2010

Fantasy director GUILLERMO DEL TORO has been tapped to turn Disney's chilling theme park ride Haunted Mansion into a new 3D movie.The Pan's Labyrinth filmmaker will co-write the screenplay and direct and produce the live-action...

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Ian Mckellen To Quit The Hobbit?

5th July 2010

Sir Ian McKellen may quit the role of Gandalf in 'The Hobbit'. The 71-year-old actor explained he does not want to "wait" around for the movie - a prequel to the previous 'Lord of the...

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Guillermo Del Toro Looks To The Future

29th June 2010

Guillermo del Toro is desperate to restart work.The filmmaker - who recently quit 'The Hobbit' - is currently considering three scripts to work on, but has not yet decided on the right project.He said: "I...

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Report Peter Jackson Returning To Middle Earth

28th June 2010

It now appears likely that Peter Jackson, who directed the Lord of the Rings trilogy, will also direct the two Hobbit prequels, the two entertainment industry trade publications, Daily Variety and The Hollywood Reporter ,...

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David Yates Linked To Hobbit

15th June 2010

David Yates is being lined up as the new director for 'The Hobbit'.The 'Harry Potter' filmmaker is reportedly the top replacement choice for studio MGM, as they search for a suitable candidate to oversee the...

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Del Toro Confident The Hobbit Will Be Made

8th June 2010

GUILLERMO DEL TORO is confident the troubled LORD OF THE RINGS prequel THE HOBBIT will eventually be made - despite his decision to quit as the project's director.The Hellboy auteur had signed up to shoot...

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Peter Jackson May Yet Direct The Hobbit

1st June 2010

It now appears that Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson could wind up directing the two-part Rings prequel, The Hobbit, after all. Following the decision by director Guillermo del Toro to walk away from...

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Guillermo Del Toro Quits The Hobbit

1st June 2010

Guillermo del Toro has pulled out of 'The Hobbit'. The director quit the movie following continued delays with production, but confessed he "regrets" having to make the decision to leave the two-part prequel. Speaking to...

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Bull Flees Lion, Leaving Hobbit Hobbled

31st May 2010

The long-drawn-out efforts to sell MGM, which owns the rights to The Hobbit , have resulted in the decision by Guillermo del Toro to pull out of directing the planned two-part movie based on the...

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Jackson Won't Direct The Hobbit

31st May 2010

PETER JACKSON has no plans to replace GUILLERMO DEL TORO as director of THE HOBBIT - the moviemaker's packed schedule would make it "impossible" for him to take charge, according to his manager.The Hellboy auteur...

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Del Toro Quits The Hobbit

31st May 2010

GUILLERMO DEL TORO has quit as director of troubled LORD OF THE RINGS prequel THE HOBBIT after the movie was put on hold indefinitely.The Hellboy auteur was set to start shooting the fantasy film, based...

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Del Toro: 'The Hobbit Is On Hold'

28th May 2010

Director GUILLERMO DEL TORO has confirmed upcoming LORD OF THE RINGS prequel THE HOBBIT has been put on hold indefinitely because the movie has been caught in a "tangled negotiation" over the future of the...

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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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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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Andy Serkis Shooting Hobbit In May

28th April 2010

Andy Serkis begins filming on 'The Hobbit' in May. The British actor - who plays the role of Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy - admits plans are in motion for the film,...

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Ian Mckellen Gives Hobbit Details

18th March 2010

Sir Ian McKellen has confirmed 'The Hobbit' will start filming in July.The veteran actor - who will reprise his role as Gandalf in the 'Lord of the Rings' prequel, which is being split into two...

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Andy Serkis Wants Bono Role

28th January 2010

Andy Serkis wants to play Bono in a film of the U2 rocker's life.The acclaimed actor - who can bee seen playing late British musician Ian Dury in new film 'Sex and Drugs and Rock...

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Del Toro Brings Horror Magic To Disney

14th September 2009

GUILLERMO DEL TORO is bringing his dark and twisted brand of filmmaking to the family-friendly Disney franchise after signing on to become the "creative force" behind a new horror animation venture.The Pan's Labyrinth director will...

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Guillermo Del Toro's Monster Attraction

21st June 2009

Guillermo del Toro is "kinky".The 'Hellboy' director is proud of his obsession with everything strange and supernatural because it helps him make sense of his life.The 44-year-old filmmaker said: "When mankind needed to eat and...

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Bride Of Frankenstein Scarlett Johansson

19th June 2009

Scarlett Johansson is set to star in a remake of 'The Bride of Frankenstein'.The 24-year-old blonde bombshell is tipped to portray a sexier version of the terrifying female monster in an updated version of the...

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