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Emma Watson Says Harry Potter Was Tough For Directors

24th March 2014

Emma Watson says 'Harry Potter' was a ''huge burden'' for its directors.The actress played Hermione Granger in the wizard saga,...

Mike Newell: Reykjavik Is Triumph Of Human Spirit

23rd November 2012

Mike Newell thinks 'Reykjavik' is a ''triumph of the human spirit''.The director - best known for helming 'Four Weddings And...

Mike Newell: Prince Of Persia Was 'Wrong'

19th November 2012

Mike Newell admits his 'Prince of Persia' film was ''wrong''.The director - best known for 'Four Weddings and a Funeral'...

Helena Bonham Carter's 'Overboard' Great Expectations Gear

6th October 2012

Helena Bonham Carter went ''overboard'' with her 'Great Expectations' costume.The 46-year-old actress portrays eccentric jilted bride Miss Havisham in the...

Ben Affleck's Argo To Feature At Bfi London Film Festival

5th September 2012

Ben Affleck's 'Argo' will feature at the BFI London Film Festival next month. The political drama - which the 40-year-old...

Michael Douglas To Play Ronald Reagan

30th August 2012

Michael Douglas is set to play former US president Ronald Reagan in a new movie.The Oscar-winning actor - who is...

Newell Forgot Four Weddings Star Chancellor

17th February 2012

British actress Anna Chancellor was left red-faced when she bumped into Four Weddings And A Funeral director Mike Newell, because...

Jeremy Irvine 'Terrified' On War Horse

10th January 2012

Jeremy Irvine admits he was "terrified" on the set of 'War Horse'. The actor plays the leading role of Albert...

Ralph Fiennes To Star In Invisible Woman

15th July 2011

Ralph Fiennes is set to direct 'The Invisible Woman'.The 'Harry Potter' actor has met with a number of actresses to...

Helena Bonham Carter For Great Expectations Role?

15th April 2011

Helena Bonham Carter is in negotiations to star as Miss Havisham in a movie version of Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations'....

Andrew Garfield Among Rising Star Nominees

10th January 2011

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are among the five nominees for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's BAFTAs....

Andrew Garfield Among Rising Star Nominees

10th January 2011

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are among the five nominees for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's BAFTAs....

Scarlett Johansson's Zombie Role?

18th October 2010

Scarlett Johansson is top choice to play Elizabeth Bennett in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'.The 'Iron Man 2' actress is...

Sign Language Wins Virgin Media Shorts Prize

6th October 2010

'Sign Language' has been named the winner of the Virgin Media Shorts prize 2010. A celebrity panel including actress Thandie...

Perfect Prince Jake Gyllenhaal

15th September 2010

Jake Gyllenhaal is a "terrific prince". Jordan Mechner - who worked as a writer on 'Prince of Persia: The Sands...

Fascinating Fact 1026

17th February 2006

Spanish movie star JAVIER BARDEM has landed the lead role in the movie adaptation of acclaimed GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ novel...

The Things They Say 636

21st November 2005

"He showed me some pictures he had done... and I guess the little kid in me that likes to dress...

Radcliffe Is Britain's Wealthiest Teenager

21st November 2005

HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE has been calculated Britain's richest teenager. Radcliffe, who shot to stardom at the age...

Newell Directed Potter Stars As Adults

18th November 2005

HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE director MIKE NEWELL is convinced the improved standard of acting in the new...

Newell: 'My Harry Potter Is Best'

17th November 2005

British director MIKE NEWELL predicts the latest HARRY POTTER movie will be hailed as the best yet, because he has...

Newell Clashes With Producers Over Potter Financing

25th October 2005

HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE director MIKE NEWELL is keen to make more movies about the teenage wizard,...

Newell: 'Children Are Violent And Corrupt'

31st July 2005

Director MIKE NEWELL is using his forthcoming movie HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE to vent his seething mistrust...

Four Weddings Director Honoured

29th June 2005

FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL director MIKE NEWELL is to be honoured by the British Academy of Film + Television...

Potter Stars Should Keep Their Roles

28th October 2004

The lead actors in the HARRY POTTER movies will survive to the end of the series, according to departing director...

Cocker To Play Potter Music

21st October 2004

Former PULP star JARVIS COCKER will lend his musical magic to the latest HARRY POTTER movie - he's signed up...

Fiennes Is Voldemort

5th August 2004

OSCAR-nominated RALPH FIENNES has won the highly sought-after role as HARRY POTTER's nemesis LORD VOLDEMORT in the fourth film in...

Potter Director Rejects Producer's Pleas To Replace Stars

26th May 2004

LATEST: HARRY POTTER director ALFONSO CUARON is refusing to replace the franchise's teenage stars in the next film - despite...

Malkovich Signs For Potter Iv

29th April 2004

Hollywood star JOHN MALKOVICH has landed a starring role in the next HARRY POTTER movie, playing evil LORD VOLDEMORT....

Winslet For Fourth Potter Movie

23rd March 2004

English rose KATE WINSLET is in talks to star in the fourth HARRY POTTER movie - as a French wizard....

Newell: Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire Will Be One Movie

30th January 2004

New HARRY POTTER director MIKE NEWELL has scotched suggestions the fourth book THE GOBLET OF FIRE is too long to...

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