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James Mcavoy Hits Broadway With 24 Hour Plays Challenge

20th November 2013

James Mcavoy made his Broadway debut on Monday (18Nov13) when he took on The 24 Hour Plays challenge.The X-Men: First Class star was joined by a number of big names for the charity event, during...

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James Mcavoy Making Broadway Debut In Charity Play Event

14th November 2013

Scottish movie star James Mcavoy is set to make his Broadway debut next week (begs18Nov13) when he takes on The 24-Hour Plays fundraising challenge in New York.The Wanted hunk will join actors including Jason Biggs,...

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'X-men: Days Of Future Past,' Different Generations Of Superheroes Combine [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st November 2013

Following a nastily short, nevertheless exciting, six-second teaser trailer released last week, we finally have a longer trailer to whet our comic book appetites. The emotive, epic trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past sets...

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Will 'X-men: Days Of Future' Past Energize Or Kill Off The Franchise?

By Michael West | 30th October 2013

Filmmaker Bryan Singer has released the first clip from his anticipated X-Men sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past - a few seconds of footage featuring Hugh Jackman's Wolverine and Patrick Stewart's Professor Charles Xavier.Days of...

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First Official Trailer For 'X Men: Days Of Future Past' Hints At Herculean Heroism In What Could Be The Next Great Comic Book Movie [Trailer]

By Joe Wilde | 29th October 2013

X-Men: Days of Future Past won't be out until May next year, but after you see the first trailer for it you'll wish that you could jump forward and dive right into it now. In...

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X-men: Days Of Future Past Will Be 'Darker'

29th October 2013

Bryan Singer claims 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' will be ''darker'' than previous films in the series. The director has shot the second prequel to the original X-Men trilogy, and claims while it retains some...

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James Mcavoy Has Filthy Humour

14th October 2013

James McAvoy's humour became ''way more filthy'' after filming 'Filth'.The 34-year-old actor - who is married to Anne-Marie Duff - plays corrupt police officer Bruce Robertson in John S. Baird's big screen adaptation of...

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James Mcavoy's Boyish Looks Almost Cost Him Filth Role

6th October 2013

James Mcavoy came close to missing out on his highly-acclaimed role in Filth due to his clean-cut looks.The X-Men star has received rave reviews for his turn as corrupt, cocaine-snorting cop Bruce Robertson in the...

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James Mcavoy's Got Drunk For Role

6th October 2013

James McAvoy binged on alcohol to prepare for 'Filth.'The 34-year-old actor plays corrupt police officer Bruce Robertson, who spends his time indulging in alcohol abuse and gorges on junk food in John S. Baird's big...

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James Mcavoy's 'Filth' Earns A Split Reception On Opening Day- Review Round Up

By Nick Hill | 6th October 2013

'Filth' is a British crime film based on Irvine Welsh's novel of the same name. The book was published in 1998, not long after Welsh's 'Trainspotting' was adapted into a feature film by Danny Boyle....

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"The Filth" UK Premiere Sees James Mcavoy In What Might Be His Most Challenging Role Yet

By Victoria Pavlova | 4th October 2013

Filth, Jon S. Baird’s adaptation of the eponymous Irvine Welsch novel Filth, starring James McAvoy. The actor, known for his roles in X-Men: First Class, Wanted and, once upon a time The Chronicles of Narnia,...

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A Week In Movies: Big Films Hit Britain, New York Premieres For Hanks And The Coens, Statham Fights Back

By Rich Cline | 4th October 2013

Two big British films hit UK cinemas this week. After storming the Scottish box office last weekend and garnering rave reviews across the board, Filth arrives in the rest of the country this week. Based...

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Mcavoy Shines, But Is He Bright Enough To Save 'Filth'? - Review Round-up

By Joe Wilde | 4th October 2013

Filth is the James McAvoy-starring movie adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel of the same name, about a debauched police officer scheming his way through life. Starring as Dt. Bruce Robertson, McAvoy snorts and shags his...

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James Mcavoy Is Filthy Good In Movie Version Of Irvine Welsh's 'Filth' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 3rd October 2013

It was an ambitious project, but one that seems to have paid off. Transferring Irvine Welsh’s brilliantly disgusting character, Bruce Robertson from page to screen in Filth sees James McAvoy excel, further swelling his already...

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James Mcavoy Considered Career In The Navy

3rd October 2013

James McAvoy considered a career in the navy before becoming an actor.The 'Filth' star has had a phenomenal on-screen career, but admits before he decided on life as a thespian he considered sailing the seas...

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James Mcavoy Denies Interest In Jimmy Savile Role

1st October 2013

Actor James Mcavoy has denied reports he wants to play disgraced British Tv presenter Sir Jimmy Savile on the big screen.Writer Irvine Welsh, whose book Filth is the basis for MCAvoy's latest film, recently alleged...

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Riding High - James Mcavoy Will Take On Any Role, Even Jimmy Savile

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st October 2013

With his role in Filth, James McAvoy is a liberated man. His talents have been celebrated, both on the screen and on stage, and with a wave of critical praise pushing him forward, he’s ready...

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James Mcavoy's Difficult Filth Sex Scenes

1st October 2013

James McAvoy admits he found it difficult filming some sex scenes for his new movie 'Filth'.The Scottish star plays corrupt police officer Bruce Robertson in John S. Baird's big screen adaptation of Irvine Welsh's twisted...

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James Mcavoy Wants His Son To Have A Scottish Accent

25th September 2013

James Mcavoy is keen to spend more time in his hometown of Glasgow, Scotland to ensure his son grows up with an accent like his own.The 34-year-old actor married his former Shameless co-star Anne-Marie Duff...

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James Mcavoy In 'Filth' > Robert De Niro In 'Taxi Driver'? Big Claim

By Jack de Aguilar | 25th September 2013

The temptation to place classic performances, films and music on a pedestal and never let your mind’s eye topple them is strong. We hold a robust affection for culture gone by, and often struggle to...

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James Mcavoy Broke Thumb Playing Macbeth

24th September 2013

James Mcavoy has detailed the horrifying extent of the injuries he suffered playing Macbeth onstage, revealing he broke a thumb, incurred an axe wound, and had stitches in his head from a machete slash.The Wanted...

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James Mcavoy Filmed Saucy Scenes With His Sister For Filth

24th September 2013

James Mcavoy felt awkward and uncomfortable when he had to film a saucy scene with his real life sister for new movie Filth.The Atonement star plays the lead role in the big screen adaptation of...

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Just How Filthy Is Filth? James Mcavoy Reveals All

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd September 2013

James McAvoy continues to assert himself as one of the finer actors of his generation. In his new film, Filth – one of Irvine Welsh’s fruitier novels – fans of the Scottish actor might just...

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James Mcavoy Confused By Some Roles

22nd September 2013

James McAvoy sometimes finds himself in roles where he ''doesn't know what the f**k'' he's going to do. The actor admits he can't always envision a part just by reading the script, but he gets...

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James Mcavoy's 'F***Ed Up Fairytale'

21st September 2013

James McAvoy's new film is a ''f***ed up fairytale''. The actor plays a morally reprehensible policeman in 'Filth' which made presenting him as a character who viewers could sympathise with wasn't easy.He said: ''[It's] a...

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Hugh Jackman Teases X-men 'Fun'

19th September 2013

Hugh Jackman's Wolverine will have ''fun'' with Michael Fassbender's Magneto in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.The actor has revealed the time-bending movie will allow for some humorous scenes when his clawed superhero travels back in...

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James Mcavoy Suffered Bowel Problems Over Movie Diet

16th September 2013

Scottish actor James Mcavoy was struck down with bowel problems after adopting a fattening diet for new movie Filth.The Atonement star appears in the film adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel, and he piled on the...

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Jessica Brown Findlay For Frankenstein

12th September 2013

Jessica Brown Findlay is in talks to join 20th Century Fox's 'Frankenstein' remake.The 'Downton Abbey' actress - who is best known for playing Lady Sybil Crawley in the hit period drama - is closing in...

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Downton Abbey Star Lands Leading Lady Role In Frankenstein

12th September 2013

Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay has landed a leading role in the new Frankenstein adaptation opposite Daniel Radcliffe and James Mcavoy.The actress, who played the late Lady Sybil Crawley in the period drama, has...

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Marion Cotillard Lined-up For Lady Macbeth Role In Upcoming Film Adaption

By Joe Wilde | 22nd August 2013

Marion Cotillard has been chosen to bring some Gallic glamour to one of Scotland's most malevolent (fictional) characters in the latest big screen adaption of William Shakespeare's MacBeth. The Oscar-winning actress is set to star...

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