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Taylor Swift Cast In The Giver

27th September 2013

Taylor Swift has been cast in 'The Giver'.The 'I Knew You Were Trouble' singer has joined the cast of the new sci-fi movie, which will star Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Australian newcomer Brenton Thwaites.Swift...

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J.d. Salinger Film In The Works

23rd September 2013

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has given the green light for a feature film based on the life of late author J.D. Salinger.Weinstein's studio is behind a new documentary about The Catcher in the Rye novelist,...

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Kristen Stewart Earned $33k-per-minute For Hurricane Sandy Benefit With Mystery Chat

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th September 2013

In one of the more bizarre stories to come out of Hollywood this week is the news that an unnamed prince paid $500,000 for a 15-minute chat with Kristen Stewart. The sum was donated to...

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Just When You Thought You Didn't Like Kristen Stewart Much, She Does This.

By Michael West | 12th September 2013

If you're not a Twilight fan, it's difficult to really like Kristen Stewart. "Oh, Kristen Stewart is really really good in that cool drama," said nobody, ever. But for all the moody expressions and bad...

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Kristen Stewart Earns $500,000 For Charity After Spending 15 Minutes Alone With Middle Eastern Prince

By Joe Wilde | 12th September 2013

Kristen Stewart managed to earn half a million dollars in only 15 minutes, and if that wasn't impressive enough, the money she made was donated straight to charity. The Twilight star caught the attention of...

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Kristen Stewart Raises $500,000 In 15 Minutes

11th September 2013

Kristen Stewart raised $500,000 for charity in 15 minutes.Movie producer Harvey Weinstein has claims he brokered the lucrative deal with an unnamed Middle Eastern Prince, who wanted to meet the 'Twilight Saga' star, 23, in...

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The Future Is... Red? Netflix Bag Major Deal With Weinstein

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st August 2013

Netflix have made yet another bold move – this time with movies – to try and secure monthly payments of £5.99 from content-happy consumers. They’ve put pen to paper with The Weinstein company, securing...

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Why Wong Kar Wai's 'The Grandmaster' Could Storm The Oscars [Trailer]

By Michael West | 21st August 2013

Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster? Chances are, you haven't heard of it. As the Academy were preparing to decorate Ben Affleck and his Argo team in January, the acclaimed Chinese filmmaker was about to kick...

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So, Netflix User, What Does The Weinstein Deal Mean For You?

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th August 2013

The ever-active Netflix have signed yet another high-profile deal that should keep them on top of the streaming game for a while yet, striking up a partnership with the Weinstein company, which will grant exclusive...

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Fascinating Fact: 3802912

7th August 2013

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is moving forward with the big screen adaptation of author Eoin Colfer's children's book series Artemis Fowl. The producer has teamed up with bosses at Disney to bring the first two...

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Can 'Artemis Fowl' Replicate Harry Potter's Success?

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st August 2013

Artemis Fowl has been called ‘the new Harry Potter’ plenty of times by the critics, and to be fair, the similarities are there. Both franchises hold their roots in novels – Potter’s seven to Fowl’s...

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Harvey Weinstein Dusts Off 'Artemis Fowl' From Disney's Bottom Drawer

By Michael West | 31st July 2013

Well, this has come from leftfield. After leaving Disney in 2005 to set up The Weinstein Company, the most powerful man in Hollywood is re-teaming with his old employer for an intriguing little animation.Harvey Weinstein...

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Ben Stiller To Direct Thomas Edison Biopic?

31st July 2013

Ben Stiller may direct a biopic about inventor Thomas Edison.The 'Zoolander' actor-and-director is being eyed to helm 'The Current War', which would depict the story of Edison's 1880s feud with fellow genius, George Westinghouse, due...

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Artemis Fowl Movie Finally On The Way After Disney Greenlight

By Lauren James | 30th July 2013

Artemis Fowl, the fantasy book series about the titular scheming genius Fowl and his encounters with a world of fairies and mythical creatures, finally will be turned into a movie thanks to Disney Studios and...

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Disney Announces Artemis Fowl Movie

30th July 2013

Disney has announced it is developing Eoin Colfer's 'Artemis Fowl' novels for the big screen.The live action film - which will be produced by Harvey Weinstein - will be based on the first and second...

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Victoria Beckham's Passion For Hiking

29th July 2013

Victoria Beckham has discovered a passion for hiking.The fashion designer - who is famed for her love of high heels - donned flat sandals for a walk below the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles and...

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Harvey Goldstein: 'Jimmy Page's Lawyer Ended Led Zeppelin Reunion Dream'

25th July 2013

One of rocker Jimmy Page's lawyers thwarted an attempt to reunite Led Zeppelin for the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit gig in New York City last winter (12), according to movie mogul and concert organiser Harvey...

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Harvey Weinstein Wins Permission To Call New Film Lee Daniels' The Butler

22nd July 2013

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein and filmmaker Lee Daniels have been granted permission to call their new film The Butler, as long as they preface it with the director's name.The Weinstein Company chiefs faced a legal...

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Can Superb 'Fruitvale Station' Maintain Momentum Until Oscar Season?

By Michael West | 16th July 2013

The Weinstein Company's hard-hitting drama Fruitvale Station starring The Wire's Michael B. Jordan has seen its odds slashed to just 14/1 to win Best Picture at the Oscars in 2014. After slew of positive reviews...

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Long Walk To Freedom: Idris Elba As Nelson Mandela Is Favourite For Oscar [Trailer]

By Michael West | 12th July 2013

Idris Elba is the man to beat the 2014 Academy Awards for his portrayal of South African President Nelson Mandela, according to the bookmakers, anyway. Elba's star has risen in recent years thanks to BBC...

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Harvey Weinstein: The Butler Dispute Is Over Hobbit

10th July 2013

Harvey Weinstein has accused Warner Bros. of ''bullying'' him over rights to 'The Hobbit'.The Hollywood producer's film studio, The Weinstein Company, recently lost a court battle regarding the name its new Lee Daniels-directed drama 'The...

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Harvey Weinstein Baffled By The Butler Legal Drama

9th July 2013

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is "shocked" by the legal battle over his latest film The Butler as he can't understand why a rival studio would try to force him to change the title.The Weinstein Company...

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The Butler Locked In Copyright Dispute

2nd July 2013

Warner Bros. is trying to block The Weinstein Company from naming its new movie 'The Butler'.The two companies are locked in a legal battle ahead of the release of the upcoming Lee Daniels-directed historical drama,...

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Seth Rogen Got Tough In Hollywood

25th June 2013

Seth Rogen developed a mean streak to make it in Hollywood.The actor is renowned for being one of the nicest guys in the industry but he insists he had get a nasty side to succeed.He...

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Brad Pitt Wants David Beckham To Teach Kids Soccer

3rd June 2013

Brad Pitt wants David Beckham to teach his kids soccer.The 49-year-old actor wants the now-retired sportsman to give his six children with fiancée Angelina Jolie - Maddox, 11, Pax, nine, Zahara, eight, Shiloh, six, and...

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David Beckham Tipped For Big Screen Stardom

1st June 2013

David Beckham has been tipped for Hollywood success.Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has compared the recently retired soccer superstar to basketball icon Michael Jordan - who starred in 'Space Jam' in 1996 during a break from...

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Are Lesbians The New Vampires?

30th May 2013

Australian film critic Simon Weaving has predicted that lesbians will soon become the new vampires at the box office. As reported by today's (Thursday) Sydney Morning Herald, Weaving, the brother of actor Hugo Weaving (The...

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A Seat Beside Leonardo Dicaprio On Space Journey Sells For Millions

By Holly Williams | 24th May 2013

A trip to space with Leonardo DiCaprio has been auctioned off for a magnificent 1.2 million euros which will be donated to the charity amfAR Cinema Against AIDS.The lucky bidder has landed the chance to...

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Fascinating Fact: 3679434

22nd May 2013

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has made a big splurge at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday (21May13), picking up the U.S. rights to Keanu Reeves and Reese Witherspoon's new sci-fi romance Passengers. Developed by Reeves...

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Fruitvale Station Stuns Sundance And Cannes, Next Stop The Oscars? [Trailer]

By Michael West | 21st May 2013

Few had even heard of Ryan Coogler's Fruitvale Station before it won the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. It was snapped up by Harvey Weinstein, who...

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