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James Nesbitt No Fantasy Fan

10th March 2011

James Nesbitt was not a fan of fantasy prior to signing up to 'The Hobbit'. The British actor - who plays dwarf Bofur in the forthcoming 'Lord of the Rings' prequel directed by Peter Jackson...

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James Nesbitt Slams House Rip Off Claims

7th March 2011

Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt has blasted accusations his new British TV show bears a striking resemblance to Hugh Laurie's hit American medical drama House.The Cold Feet star, who is set to appear in upcoming...

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Martin Sheen Likens Charlie's Addiction To Cancer

4th March 2011

Martin Sheen says his son Charlie's 'addiction' is "a form of cancer".Martin Sheen, the American actor and father of troubled star Charlie Sheen, says his son's addiction is a form of cancer, reports Sky News.The...

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James Nesbitt Enjoying Hobbit Time Off

3rd March 2011

James Nesbitt has had "lots of time off" while in New Zealand waiting for production on 'The Hobbit' to start. The Northern Irish actor is set to play dwarf Bofur in the Peter Jackson-directed project,...

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Saoirse Ronan's Hobbit Casting Confirmed

28th January 2011

Saoirse Ronan's casting in 'The Hobbit' appears to have been confirmed.The 'Lovely Bones' actress has long been linked to the role of elf warrior maiden Itaril in the fantasy prequel and though she has insisted...

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Andy Serkis Agrees Hobbit Appearance

11th January 2011

Andy Serkis has signed up to appear in 'The Hobbit'.The 46-year-old actor - who played the ring-obsessed creature Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' film franchise - is reported to have inked a deal...

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James Nesbitt To Undergo Hobbit Dwarf Training

22nd December 2010

James Nesbitt is to undergo a month of "dwarf training" for 'The Hobbit'. The Northern Irish actor - who has been cast as Bofur in Peter Jackson's two-part adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien novel...

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Orlando Bloom Readies For Hobbit?

9th December 2010

Orlando Bloom is the latest star to reprise his role in 'Lord of the Rings' prequel 'The Hobbit'. The British actor, who portrays archer Legolas in the movie series, is reported to have joined the...

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Cate Blanchett Signs On For The Hobbit

8th December 2010

Cate Blanchett has signed on for 'The Hobbit'.The 41-year-old actress has agreed to reprise her 'Lord of the Rings' role of Galadriel - who doesn't appear in the original J. R. R. Tolkien novel -...

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Nesbitt Delighted With Hair Transplants

30th November 2010

Northern Irish actor JAMES NESBITT has undergone two hair transplants over fears his balding head would hamper his career.The Cold Feet star has long sported a receding hairline, and after years of worrying about his...

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Fascinating Fact 10250

2nd November 2010

Northern Irish actor JAMES NESBITT has been announced as the latest addition to the cast of THE HOBBIT. The COLD FEET star will portray dwarf Bofur in the upcoming LORD OF THE RINGS prequel. Director...

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James Nesbitt Lands Hobbit Role

2nd November 2010

James Nesbitt has won a part in 'The Hobbit'.The former 'Cold Feet' actor was originally being lined to play lead role Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's movie but after that part was given to Martin...

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The Hobbit Set To Star British Actors

19th October 2010

PETER JACKSON'S much delayed 'Lord of the Rings' prequel 'THE HOBBIT' has finally been given the go ahead after Warner Bros agreed a deal with the debt stricken studio MGM. The movie, which will be...

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David Tennant's Hobbit Role

18th October 2010

David Tennant is being lined up for a role in 'The Hobbit'. The 'Dr. Who' actor is among a host of new names linked to the project - which officially confirmed Peter Jackson as director...

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Nesbitt Named University Chancellor

9th June 2010

Northern Irish actor JAMES NESBITT has been named Chancellor of the University of Ulster.The former Cold Feet star returned to his native Northern Ireland on Tuesday (08Jun10) to take on the prestigious role at the...

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Daniel Radcliffe Attending National Movie Awards

26th May 2010

Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson will come straight from shooting the final scenes of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' to attend the National Movie Awards tonight (26.05.10). The British stars have recently been filming...

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Tom Cruise To Attend National Movie Awards

21st May 2010

Tom Cruise will attend this year's National Movie Awards.The 47-year-old actor will attend the awards at London's Royal Festival Hall on May 26 to promote his new movie 'Knight and Day' with a "Hollywood leading...

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James Nesbitt To Host National Movie Awards

30th April 2010

James Nesbitt will present this year's National Movie Awards.The British actor will host the glamorous awards show when it is filmed live at the Royal Festival Hall, London, on May 26 - and he admits...

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Nesbitt's Fears For Ailing Mother

15th March 2010

British actor JAMES NESBITT has opened up about his mother's battle with Alzheimer's disease - he was left heartbroken when the 77 year old recently failed to recognise him.The Cold Feet star, who hails from...

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Comic Actor Chris Martin

15th November 2009

Chris Martin should be a comedy star.The Coldplay singer - who is married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow - has been urged by 'Goldfinger' rockers Ash to widen his career and seek acting roles after impressing...

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John Casts James For Jack

22nd July 2009

SIR ELTON JOHN turned casting director when he recruited actor JAMES NESBITT to star in a music video for British pop star JUST JACK.The Rocket Man singer, who has previously cast Justin Timberlake and Robert...

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O'toole, Depp And Knightley Win Irish Awards

1st November 2004

Irish film legend PETER O'TOOLE, Hollywood hunk JOHNNY DEPP and Brit beauty KEIRA KNIGHTLEY were honoured at this year's (04) IRISH FILM AND TELEVISION AWARDS (IFTAs) on Saturday (30OCT04). O'Toole was named best supporting...

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