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James Mcavoy: 'X-men Is A Love Story'

27th May 2011

James McAvoy thinks 'X-Men: First Class' is a "love story" between two friends.The Scottish actor portrays Charles Xavier in the new comic book prequel movie and thinks his character's friendship with Michael Fassbender's Erik Lehnsherr...

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'Epic' X-men: First Class Sequel Planned

27th May 2011

Matthew Vaughn is planning an "epic" sequel to 'X-Men: First Class'. The filmmaker - who directed the prequel starring James McAvoy as Charles Xavier/Professor X and Michael Fassbender as Erik Lensherr/Magneto - has plans for...

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James Mcavoy 'Perfect' For X Role

26th May 2011

'X-Men: First Class' director Matthew Vaughn said that James McAvoy was "perfect" to play a superhero.Matthew - who directed the 'X-Men' prequel with a budget of $120 million - said he had always wanted James...

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James Mcavoy And Michael Fassbender 'Relieved' X-men: First Class Is Actually Good

26th May 2011

Actors James Mcavoy and Michael Fassbender are breathing a sigh of relief after giving their approval to the final cut of their new movie X-Men: First Class, because they feared it would turn out "really...

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James Mcavoy Never Gets Spotted

25th May 2011

James McAvoy never gets noticed in the street. The 'X-Men: First Class' actor - who has 11-month-old son Brendan with actress wife Anne-Marie Duff - spends most of his time in London, but is never...

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James Mcavoy Fears For British Film Industry

25th May 2011

Actor James Mcavoy fears for the future of the British film industry, because he is convinced U.K. moviemakers are "dumbing down" to satisfy the American market.MCAvoy, who will next been seen in superhero blockbuster X-Men:...

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James Mcavoy Won't Move For Work

7th May 2011

James McAvoy thinks he would be "daft" to move to America for his career.The Scottish actor insists he is content to stay in London with wife Anne-Marie Duff and their 10-month-old son Brendan because his...

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Mcavoy's Wife Opens Up About Son

24th April 2011

James Mcavoy's wife Anne-marie Duff has spoken for the first time about the couple's baby son, Brendan, calling the tot "the most beautiful creature in the world".The Scottish actor and his actress partner became parents...

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Robin Wright Steals The Show At New York Premiere

15th April 2011

Robin Wright - The 45-year-old American actress Robin Wright wowed photographers on the red carpet when she appeared at the premiere of her new movie 'The Conspirator' this week. Wright posed with co-stars Robert Redford...

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Bryan Singer Praises Nicholas Hoult's 'Charm And Innocence'

14th April 2011

Nicholas Hoult was chosen for the role of Beast in 'X-Men: First Class' because he has "charm and innocence". The 'Single Man' star picked up leading roles in both the 'X-Men' prequel - alongside James...

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Tom Hanks Joins Cloud Atlas

13th April 2011

Tom Hanks has signed on to 'Cloud Atlas'. The 'Da Vinci Code' actor will begin shooting the adaptation of the David Mitchell novel - about the action and consequences of one person's life on the...

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Robert Redford Landed Dream Cast With James Mcavoy And Wright

12th April 2011

Robert Redford was determined to land James Mcavoy and Robin Wright as the stars of his new film The Conspirator, insisting "there was no other consideration" for the lead roles.The Hollywood actor directs the new...

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The Things They Say 21150

8th April 2011

"He shouts and tells you to stop being f**ing bad. Matthew is very ready to tell you in no uncertain terms, with expletives added, that you're being f**king s**t." James Mcavoy was on the receiving...

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Wright Planning Atonement Reunion For Anna Karenina

8th April 2011

Moviemaker Joe Wright appears to be re-assembling his Atonement cast for his ambitious movie adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's masterpiece Anna Karenina - Benedict Cumberbatch is confirmed to join Kiera Knightley in the project, while James...

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James Mcavoy Driven Mad By X-men

3rd April 2011

James McAvoy thought he was going "mad" on the set of 'X-Men: First Class'. The Scottish actor portrays a younger version of Sir Patrick Stewart in the forthcoming prequel, but confesses he had to remind...

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James Mcavoy Pushing Professor X

1st April 2011

James McAvoy wants to "push" the character of Professor X in 'X-Men: First Class'.The Scottish actor portrays the younger version of the role made famous by Sir Patrick Stewart in the previous 'X-Men' movies in...

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James Mcavoy Taking Break For Family

23rd March 2011

James McAvoy is taking a break from movies to spend more time with his wife and son. Following his big screen success, the 'Gnomeo and Juliet' star - who has a nine-month-old son Andrew with...

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Robert Pattinson Competing For Lead Role In Akira

22nd March 2011

Robert Pattinson will face some superhero competition from Andrew Garfield and James Mcavoy for the lead role in a film adaptation of graphic novel Akira.The Twilight hunk, fellow Brit and new Spider-man Garfield and X:Men...

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Andrew Garfield For Manga Comic Movie Akira?

22nd March 2011

Andrew Garfield has been approached to take on one of the lead roles in the re-imagining of 'Akira'. The live action adaptation of the iconic magna comic is set to start shooting in August following...

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James Mcavoy Lived On Strict Budget

21st March 2011

James McAvoy was once so poor he survived for five years on £1,200. The 'Gnomeo and Juliet' star and his sister Joy were raised by their grandparents and mother after their parents divorced and although...

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January Jones Discusses Revealing X Men Outfit

18th February 2011

JANUARY JONES has discussed her revealing outfit for the upcoming movie 'X-Men: First Class'.JANUARY JONES, the American actress and star of 'Mad Men', has discussed the challenges of recreating the outfit of comic book character...

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The Things They Say 20334

14th February 2011

"I first became aware of it when I started auditioning for things. I remember that it was never that difficult for me to get a director to look up and pay attention to me. I...

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James Mcavoy's Different Take On Professor X

11th February 2011

James McAvoy tried to play Professor X as differently as possible from Patrick Stewart's portrayal in the original three movies. The 31-year-old actor - who is playing a younger version of the 'X Men' character...

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James Mcavoy For Elton John Biopic?

9th February 2011

James McAvoy has offered to play the role of Sir Elton John in a biopic about his life. The singer-and-movie producer has previously revealed he would like Robert Downey Jr. to be one of three...

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Mcavoy To Play Sir Elton?

6th February 2011

JAMES MCAVOY is ready to step into SIR ELTON JOHN's shoes to bring his life story to the big screen - the rocker reveals the ATONEMENT star has "already offered" to take on the lead...

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Elton John Wants Zachary To Love All People

31st January 2011

Sir Elton John and David Furnish want their son Zachary to learn from their unconventional family. The couple welcomed their first child into the world on Christmas Day last year (25.12.10), and the 48-year-old filmmaker...

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The Things They Say 20044

27th January 2011

"The hardest thing about being a dad in this business... the best way for me to be a good dad is not to talk about him. I'm so sorry. I realise that you guys are...

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Mcavoy Missed Out On Sir Elton Meeting

26th January 2011

JAMES MCAVOY spent every day on the set of GNOMEO AND JULIET hoping for a chance meeting with the film's producer SIR ELTON JOHN - but the Scottish actor was left disappointed when his idol...

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The Things They Say 19984

25th January 2011

"Professor X is not too combat-savvy in this film, it has to be said. He doesn't do too much, he's sort of a consultant with the combat guys. But he does get involved in a...

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Kevin Bacon Won't Do Action In X: Men Movie

22nd December 2010

Kevin Bacon will not undertake big action scenes in 'X-Men: First Class'.The actor will play Sebastian Shaw - the mutant with an ability to transform kinetic energy into physical strength in the forthcoming Matthew Vaughn-directed...

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