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Critics Oscars Amount To Tedium Tv

27th February 2012

Film critics wasted no time banging out reviews of Sunday night's Oscars, with several of them posting their assessments of the affair within minutes after the ceremonies concluded. Indeed, Daily Variety 's Brian Lowry posted...

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Leo's 'F' Bomb Prompted Billy Crystal To Consider Oscars Return

24th February 2012

Billy Crystal knew the time was right for him to return as the host of the Oscars when Anne Hathaway and James Franco failed to comment on Best Supporting Actress winner Melissa Leo's swear word...

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Amanda Seyfried's Lovelace Perceptions

21st February 2012

Amanda Seyfried thinks 'Lovelace' will ''turn the tables'' on what people think of Linda Lovelace.The 'Mamma Mia!' actress plays the lead protagonist in the forthcoming biopic - which also stars James Franco and Sarah Jessica...

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Zach Braff In Awe Of Oz

5th February 2012

Zach Braff was shocked by the scale of 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'. The 36-year-old actor stars in the Disney prequel to the 'Wizard of Oz' with a stellar cast including James Franco, Michelle Williams,...

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Vanessa Hudgens Reveals That Action Movies Keep Her Trim

3rd February 2012

Vanessa Hudgens has revealed that working on her latest movie, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island has been a brilliant cardio workout for her. The High School Musical star arrived at the movie's premiere in Los...

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Sharon Stone Joins Erotic Thriller Attachment

3rd February 2012

Sharon Stone is set to star erotic thriller 'Attachment'. The 'Basic Instinct' actress will star as a married woman who has a one-night stand with a student in the movie, which is being directed by...

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David Beckham Named 'Sexiest Man On The Planet'

31st January 2012

David Beckham has been crowned "The Sexiest Man on the Planet 2012". The soccer superstar has been awarded the title in heat magazine's inaugural 101 Hottest Hunks in the World list 2012.David - who raises...

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James Franco's New College Show Upsets Students

27th January 2012

James Franco has upset students at the University of Southern California (Usc) with his new Internet reality show, which features the wild side of college life in Los Angeles.The 127 Hours star, who studied at...

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Chloe Sevigny Joins Lovelace

26th January 2012

Chloe Sevigny has signed up to star in 'Lovelace'. The 'Party Monster' actress will play a feminist journalist tasked with finding out the real story behind the porn actress Linda Lovelace - who starred in...

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Daniel Radcliffe To Play Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg

24th January 2012

Daniel Radcliffe has landed the role of beat poet Allen Ginsberg in the forthcoming independent movie 'Kill Your Darlings', according to the Hollywood Reporter. The former Harry Potter star will move onto the project after...

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Ricky Gervais Keeps It Tame At Golden Globes: A Look Back At The Most Controversial Awards Hosts

16th January 2012

Last night, it would appear that Ricky Gervais redeemed himself as a suitable host for the Golden Globes. After the furore surrounding his controversial routine last year, he had evidently opted to tone things down...

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James Franco To Play Robert Mapplethorpe

13th January 2012

James Franco has been cast as celebrated and controversial photographer and artist Robert Mapplethorpe in a new biopic.It's not the first time the 127 Hours actor has signed up to play a famous homosexual on...

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Andy Serkis Thanks James Franco For Oscars Backing

11th January 2012

Actor Andy Serkis has publicly thanked James Franco for championing him as a Best Actor Oscar nominee, branding his support "extraordinarily bold".Serkis shot to fame when he was transformed into the creepy Gollum in the...

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Lindsay Lohan To Play Elizabeth Taylor In Biopic?

10th January 2012

The actress and singer Lindsay Lohan is in negotiations with moviemakers to play the role of Elizabeth Taylor in a forthcoming biopic entitled "Elizabeth & Richard: A Love Story." According to a Reuters report, the...

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Oscars Trailer 2012: The Search Is On For Host Billy Crystal

6th January 2012

A trailer for the Academy Awards 2012 hit the web this week, featuring numerous celebrities undertaking a cinematic style adventure in search of host Billy Crystal, who returns to the Oscars for the ninth time....

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James Franco To Publish Debut Novel

4th January 2012

Actor James Franco is set to release his first novel - and the plot is based on his life in Hollywood.The star juggled his hectic big screen career with classes at America's prestigious Yale University,...

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James Franco Is Releasing A Novel

4th January 2012

James Franco is publishing his first novel.The '127 Hours' star has sold the book 'Actors Anonymous', which is said to be loosely on his life, to online retailer Amazon, eschewing the normal publishing route. Although...

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Franco: 'Oscars Should Recognise Serkis'

30th December 2011

Former Oscars host James Franco has urged Academy Awards voters to seriously consider his Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes co-star Andy Serkis for a Best Actor prize - because the work the Brit...

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Seth Rogen Eyes James Franco Reunion For Pineapple Express Sequel

22nd December 2011

Seth Rogen is keen to reteam with James Franco in a sequel to their 2008 movie Pineapple Express.In the comedy drama film, the actors played stoners who go on the run after accidentally witnessing a...

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James Franco To Play Hugh Hefner?

22nd December 2011

James Franco is in negotiations to play Hugh Hefner in 'Lovelace'. The '127 Hours' actor may portray the Playboy magazine founder in the movie starring Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace - best known for her...

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James Franco To Portray Hugh Hefner

21st December 2011

Actor James Franco is in talks to portray a young Hugh Hefner in an upcoming biopic about porn legend Linda Lovelace.Mamma Mia! star Amanda Seyfried has replaced Kate Hudson to portray the adult actress-turned-porn activist...

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James Franco's University Officials Disappointed At Former Lecturer's Public Lawsuit

20th December 2011

Officials at New York University have hit out at a former lecturer who is suing the school over allegations he was fired for giving star student James Franco a bad grade.Jose Angel Santana, who taught...

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Professor Fired For Giving James Franco Poor Grade

19th December 2011

A professor at Columbia University claims he was fired for giving the actor James Franco a poor grade. Jose Angel Santana scored the Hollywood actor a D after he failed to attend almost all of...

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James Franco Embroiled In University Lawsuit

19th December 2011

Studious actor James Franco has been dragged into a legal battle over allegations a teacher at an American university was sacked after giving the star a bad grade.Jose Angel Santana, who taught the Spider-Man actor...

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Winona Ryder Joins The Iceman

13th December 2011

Winona Ryder has replaced Maggie Gyllenhaal in 'The Iceman'. The 'Black Swan' actress will take on the role of Deborah Kuklinski - who was unaware her husband Richard Kuklinki (Michael Shannon) was a notorious mafia...

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Daniel Radcliffe Named Entertainer Of The Year

7th December 2011

Daniel Radcliffe has been named Entertainer of the Year. The 'Harry Potter' star was honoured with the accolade - which was won by country singer Taylor Swift last year - by Entertainment Weekly magazine, and...

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Seth Rogen Slams Oscars Bosses Over James Franco Hosting

28th November 2011

Actor Seth Rogen has jumped to the defence of James Franco's much-maligned Oscars hosting gig, insisting bosses were too "underprepared" to hire a young presenter.The 127 Hours star and Anne Hathaway co-hosted the Academy Awards...

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Seth Rogen Would Host Oscars With 'Better Writers'

24th November 2011

Seth Rogen would only host the Oscars if they hired "better writers". The '50/50' star feels his friend James Franco got a raw deal when he co-hosted the Academy Awards with Anne Hathaway last year,...

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James Franco To Photograph New Fashion Campaign

23rd November 2011

Actor James Franco has signed up as the guest campaign photographer for denim brand 7 For All Mankind.The 127 Hours star will direct and shoot the clothing company's multimedia spring (12) campaign in Los Angeles...

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