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Godzilla Causes Tsunamis, Rampages Through Cities, Destroys Armies In Extended Look [Trailer & Pictures]

7th April 2014

The extended trailer for Godzilla has been released and shows the large lizard at his very worst: causing Tsunamis, destroying...

Matthew Mcconaughey Cast In Sea Of Trees

5th February 2014

Matthew McConaughey will star in 'Sea Of Trees'.The 44-year-old actor has been cast as a suicidal American who becomes friends...

Liam Neeson Cast In Martin Scorsese's Silence

3rd February 2014

Liam Neeson will star in 'Silence'.The 61-year-old actor will reunite with his 2002's 'Gangs Of New York' director Martin Scorsese...

John C. Reilly Confirmed Role For Guardians Of The Galaxy

17th June 2013

John C. Reilly has been confirmed for 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The 48-year-old actor has signed up to play Rhomann Dey...

John C. Reilly For Guardians Of The Galaxy?

28th May 2013

John C. Reilly has been offered a role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The 'Step Brothers' actor is reportedly being courted...

Andrew Garfield Joins Silence

8th May 2013

Andrew Garfield has signed up for Martin Scorsese's 'Silence'. The 'Amazing Spider-Man' actor will star as priest Father Rodrigues in...

Sally Hawkins Joins Godzilla Reboot

8th April 2013

Sally Hawkins has joined the cast of 'Godzilla'.The 'Happy Go Lucky' actress will play a scientist in Gareth Edwards' upcoming...

Ken Watanabe Takes Year Off To Rebuild Japan

7th March 2012

Inception star Ken Watanabe is taking a hiatus from Hollywood so he can assist with rebuilding efforts in his native...

Kelsey Grammer Signs Psychic To His New Interactive Tv Project

24th February 2012

Actor Kelsey Grammer has teamed up with top psychic Ron Bard and Japanese actor Ken Watanabe to launch his ambitious...

Joseph Gordon-levitt To Play Batman Villain

23rd March 2011

Joseph Gordon-levitt has signed on to play 'The Holiday Killer' in the forthcoming Batman movie 'The Dark Knight Rises'.Joseph Gordon-levitt,...

Dafoe Sharpens Teeth For New Role

29th May 2008

WILLEM DAFOE is to play yet another character with a thirst for blood in a new horror film currently shooting...

Watanabe To Donate Film Salary To Alzheimer's

14th May 2007

THE LAST SAMURAI star KEN WATANABE was so stirred playing a 50-year-old man diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, he plans to...

Watanabe Stunned At Eastwood Film Role

5th February 2007

Japanese star KEN WATANABE was stunned when he was offered the lead role in CLINT EASTWOOD's latest movie, because he...

Fascinating Fact 2658

8th January 2007

THE LAST SAMURAI star KEN WATANABE beat leukaemia in the early 1990s after he was diagnosed with the disease as...

Fascinating Fact 681

16th December 2005

THE LAST SAMURAI star KEN WATANABE is going from MEMOIRS to MEMORIES for his debut as a film producer. The...

Ken Watanabe Weds

8th December 2005

THE LAST SAMURAI star KEN WATANABE has announced that he and Japanese film actress KAHO MINAMI are now a married...

Yeoh Defends Non-japanese Castings

1st March 2005

Malaysian-born actress MICHELLE YEOH has hit out at criticism that she and two other leading Chinese actresses were cast as...

Language Problems On Geisha Set

9th December 2004

CHICAGO director ROB MARSHALL is finding filming on his latest movie MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA complicated, because his cast all...

Geisha Gets A Director After Spielberg Steps Down

23rd August 2004

CHICAGO director ROB MARSHALL has signed up to take over from STEVEN SPIELBERG when epic movie MEMORIES OF A GEISHA...

Baldwin Declares Himself An Oscar Shoo-in

20th February 2004

Hollywood actor ALEC BALDWIN insists he's guaranteed to win the Best Supporting Actor OSCAR later this month (FEB04), after conducting...

Japanese Co-stars Praise 'Amazing' Cruise

6th January 2004

Hollywood superstar TOM CRUISE was "amazing" and "fantastic" to act with, according to his Japanese THE LAST SAMURAI co-stars....

Cruise Trained Hard For Samurai Role

28th August 2003

Megastar TOM CRUISE underwent eight months of gruelling training before filming his role in THE LAST SAMURAI. In the...