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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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Mcavoy To Play Mr. Darcy In Zombie Pride & Prejudice?

13th December 2010

JAMES MCAVOY is reportedly set to star as Mr. Darcy in a new horror adaptation of JANE AUSTEN classic PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, a new film based on Seth Grahame-Smith's book, adds...

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James Mcavoy To Play Santa's Son

3rd November 2010

James McAvoy will voice Father Christmas' son in a new movie.The 'Atonement' actor has signed up for Aardman Animations forthcoming movie 'Arthur Christmas' and will play the title character opposite Jim Broadbent as his father...

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Sarah Harding's X-men Near-miss

20th October 2010

Sarah Harding got called back for three 'X-Men: First Class' auditions.The Girls Aloud beauty - who has starred in the 'St. Trinians' movies - narrowly missed out on the role of Emma Frost to actress...

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X-men Shoot Halted After Mcavoy Accident

6th October 2010

Filming on the new X-MEN movie was halted after JAMES MCAVOY was involved in a freak accident on set, according to a U.K. report.The Scottish actor is currently shooting X-Men: First Class at the legendary...

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James Mcavoy Talks Professor X

22nd September 2010

James McAvoy plans to "bury" Sir Patrick Stewart's performance of Professor X.The Scottish actor - who will portray a younger version of the bald-headed professor in the upcoming movie 'X-Men: First Class' - jokes he...

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Emily Blunt Lands Engagement Games

21st September 2010

Emily Blunt is attached to star in 'Engagement Games'. The British star will play a leading role in the comedy movie, which sees three sisters who get engaged at the same time fighting over who...

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Mcavoy Ignored Redford's Accent Order

17th September 2010

Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY refused to follow director ROBERT REDFORD's instructions to drop his accent while filming THE CONSPIRATOR - because it would have sent him "mad".The Atonement star appears in Redford's upcoming movie about...

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Anne Hathaway Wears A Wig For New Movie?

1st September 2010

ANNE HATHAWAY, the 27-year-old actress and star of 'Alice in Wonderland' appears to have chopped off her hair in favour of a new cropped look, echoing the style of CAREY MULLIGAN. However, doubts have been...

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Vaughn Clashed With Mcavoy Over Film Council

27th August 2010

Director MATTHEW VAUGHN is expecting some tension on the set of his new movie X-MEN: FIRST CLASS after clashing with actor JAMES MCAVOY over their differing opinions on the closure of the UK Film Council.The...

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Evan Rachel Wood To Appear In Abraham Lincoln Drama

18th August 2010

EVAN RACHEL WOOD, star of the vampire series True Blood, is set to appear in ROBERT REDFORD's forthcoming film The Conspirator, about the assassination of US President Abraham Lincoln. Wood plays Anna Surratt, the daughter...

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Fascinating Fact 9819

18th August 2010

JANUARY JONES has become the latest addition to the all-star cast of upcoming comic book prequel X-MEN: FIRST CLASS. The MAD MEN star will play super-mutant Emma Frost opposite actors including MICHAEL FASSBENDER, JAMES MCAVOY,...

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January Jones Lines Up X Men: First Class

18th August 2010

January Jones has joined the cast of 'X-Men: First Class'. The 'Mad Men' actress is replacing British star Alice Eve in the project as telepath Emma Frost, as she was unable to commit to the...

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Byrne Romancing Mcavoy In X-men First Class

16th August 2010

DAMAGES star ROSE BYRNE is set to heat up the big screen by romancing Scottish hunk JAMES MCAVOY in the forthcoming X-MEN movie.The Last King of Scotland actor will portray a young Professor X in...

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Jason Flemyng Cast In X-men: First Class

16th August 2010

Jason Flemyng has joined the cast of 'X-Men: First Class'. The 'Clash of the Titans' actor will play Azazel, a teleporting creature who tries to impregnate human women, in the Matthew Vaughn-directed action adventure.He told...

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Safe House For Ryan Reynolds?

13th August 2010

Ryan Reynolds is the frontrunner to star in 'Safe House'. The actor - who is currently shooting comic book movie 'Green Lantern' - has beaten competition from James McAvoy, Zac Efron, Tom Hardy and Shia...

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Angelina Jolie Wanted James Mcavoy

13th August 2010

Angelina Jolie was keen to work on 'Wanted' when she heard James McAvoy had been cast.The 35-year-old beauty admits it was the casting of the Scottish actor which persuaded her to work on the project,...

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Mcavoy And Blunt Campaign To Save UK Film Council

5th August 2010

More than 50 British actors including JAMES MCAVOY, EMILY BLUNT and BILL NIGHY have teamed up to fight a decision to shut down the UK Film Council (UKFC).The UKFC, which was established to develop and...

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Matthew Vaughn Scraps X-men Scenes

4th August 2010

Matthew Vaughn's "heart sank" when he first saw 'Inception' as it had similarities to his forthcoming prequel 'X-Men: First Class'. The director has had to make a number of changes to his script for the...

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Jennifer Lawrence Cast In X:men Prequel

16th July 2010

Jennifer Lawrence has landed the part of Mystique in 'X Men: First Class.'The 'Winter's Bone' star is in demand from Twentieth Century Fox to play the role of the shape-shifter in the prequel which starts...

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Hugh Jackman Wants Lautner Wolverine

15th July 2010

Hugh Jackman thinks cinema audiences would like to see Taylor Lautner play a "hairless Wolverine". The 'Twilight' star has been rumoured to be involved in the upcoming 'X-Men: First Class', and Hugh believes he would...

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Kevin Bacon Set To Sizzle In X-men

12th July 2010

Kevin Bacon is being lined-up for a role in 'X-Men: First Class'. The 'Footloose' star is reportedly in negotiations with studio Twentieth Century Fox to play the chief villain in the forthcoming prequel, though no...

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Aaron Johnson A First Class X-man?

8th July 2010

Aaron Johnson is "100 per cent locked" into 'X-Men: First Class'. The 20-year-old actor will play the younger version of Cyclops - originally played by James Marsden in the first three movies - in the...

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Fascinating Fact 9569

29th June 2010

British actress ALICE EVE is in talks to join JAMES MCAVOY the upcoming X-MEN prequel. The Sex and the City 2 star has her sights set on playing Emma Frost in X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, which...

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Kristen Stewart Needs To Be Wanted

18th June 2010

Kristen Stewart would love to star in a sequel to 'Wanted'.The actress - best known for her role as Bella Swan in the 'Twilight Saga' - has been tipped to take over from Angelina Jolie...

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