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Jane Seymour Would Welcome Female James Bond

Jane Seymour would welcome a female James Bond.The 68-year-old actress - who played Solitaire in 'Live and Let Die' - doesn't see much difference in the outcry to Lashana Lynch being rumoured to succeed Daniel Craig as 007 than the...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2019

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Forest Whitaker And Marlon Wayans Join Cast Of Aretha Franklin Biopic

Forest Whitaker and Marlon Wayans have joined the cast of the Aretha Franklin biopic 'Respect'. The pair are set to star alongside Jennifer Hudson - who will play the late Queen of Soul - in the upcoming movie which will...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2019

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Naomie Harris To Play Villain Shriek In Venom 2

Naomie Harris is in talks to play the villain in 'Venom 2'. The 43-year-old actress could be set to join Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams and Woody Harrelson in the sequel, which will be directed by Andy Serkis, who has taken...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2019

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Neil Marshall Wants To Make Dog Soldiers Sequels

Neil Marshall wants to make two sequels to 'Dog Soldiers'.The 49-year-old English filmmaker launched his directing career with the 2002 fright fest, which saw a squad of British soldiers having to fight off a family of werewolves.The movie is considered...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2019

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Paul Feig Would Make Another Ghostbusters Film

Paul Feig would be prepared to make a 'Ghostbusters' sequel. Paul directed the 2016 all-female reboot of the 1984 film, and although it was met with an online backlash and bombed at the box office, he has insisted he would...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2019

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Robert Pattinson Hints That He Will Play A Darker Batman

Robert Pattinson has hinted that his Batman could have a dark side.The 'Twilight' star will play the caped crusader in Matt Reeves' forthcoming film, 'The Batman' and has described his version of the iconic hero as ''complicated character''.In an interview...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2019

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Linda Hamilton Criticises Hollywood

Linda Hamilton quit Hollywood because it left her feeling like an ''outsider''.The 'Terminator Dark Fate' star sold her Malibu villa in 2012 and moved to a farm in Virginia because she felt like Los Angeles had become a place of...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2019

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Linda Hamilton Ignored James Cameron's Terminator Calls

Linda Hamilton ignored ex-husband James Cameron's calls about 'Terminator Dark Fate'. The 63-year-old actress divorced James, 65 - who created the franchise - in 1999 and almost missed out on the chance to reprise her role as Sarah Connor in...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2019

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Maya Jama's Acting Ambitions

Maya Jama wants to be an actress. The 25-year-old presenter has just got an acting agent and is serious about making a name for herself as an actress.Speaking on ITV's 'The Jonathan Ross Show', she said: ''I want to be...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2019


Mamoudou Athie Joins The Cast Of Jurassic World 3

Mamoudou Athie has joined the cast of 'Jurassic World 3'.The 31-year-old actor - whose previous credits include 'The Circle' and 'Sorry for Your Loss' - will be taking on a major role in the dinosaur blockbuster, which is set to...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2019

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Taika Waititi Wanted Hollywood Star To Play Adolf Hitler In Jojo Rabbit

Taika Waititi says he was ''blackmailed'' into playing Adolf Hitler in 'Jojo Rabbit'.The 44-year-old actor and director - who is also at the helm of the Nazi satire - stars as a fictional version of the dictator, and he has...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2019

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Saoirse Ronan Planning Career Break

Saoirse Ronan is taking a break until the ''absolute right thing'' comes along.The 25-year-old actress has been kept busy shooting 'Little Women' and 'The French Dispatch' but is now enjoying some time off and won't be going back to work...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2019

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Ben Affleck Signs Up To Falling To Earth

Ben Affleck has signed up to star in 'Falling to Earth'. The 47-year-old actor will appear in the tornado drama, which is to be adapted from Kate Southwood's novel of the same name, and Hillary Seitz is on board to...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2019

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Paul Dano To Play Riddler In The Batman

Paul Dano is set to play the Riddler in 'The Batman'.The 35-year-old actor will take on the role of the nefarious supervillain Edward Nashton and his alter-ego the Riddler in the upcoming Batman movie, an individual with knowledge of the...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2019

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David Duchovny To Star In The Craft

David Duchovny is set to star in 'The Craft'.The 59-year-old actor has joined the cast of the upcoming fantasy movie, which is a remake of the 1996 flick of the same name, being produced by Blunhouse, Red Wagon Entertainment, and...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2019

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Daisy Ridley Teases 'complex' Relationship In Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Daisy Ridley has teased Rey and Kylo Ren will have a ''complex'' relationship in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'.The 27-year-old actress stars as Rey in the newest trilogy of 'Star Wars' movies, and has said that in the upcoming...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2019

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Russell T. Davies Wants To Helm Marvel Movie With Gay Superhero

Russell T. Davies would be up for helming a Marvel movie if the studio creates a gay superhero.The former 'Doctor Who' showrunner ''would be there'' if bosses want to include ''properly'' homosexual character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and he...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2019

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Kit Harington Loves Making Animated Films

Kit Harington loves making animated films. The 'Game of Thrones' star is famous for his role as all-action hero Jon Snow, but also lent his voice to two 'How to Train Your Dragon' films and Kit describes his role as...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2019

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Paul Rudd Encourage Leonardo DiCaprio To Star In Titanic

Paul Rudd encouraged Leonardo DiCaprio to star in 'Titanic'.The 50-year-old actor revealed that Leonardo, 44, told him about an offer to star in James Cameron's 1997 movie when they were filming the 1996 film 'Romeo + Juliet' and Paul urged...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2019

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Michael Caine Leads 'Oliver Twist' Cast

Sir Michael Caine will lead a star-studded cast in a new adaptation of 'Oliver Twist'. The two-time Oscar winner will star alongside Lena Headey, singer Rita Ora and David Walliams in Sky's modern take on the Charles Dickens classic.Newcomer Rafferty...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2019

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Jessica Henwick In Talks For Major Matrix 4 Role

Jessica Henwick is reportedly in talks to join the cast of 'The Matrix 4'The 'Iron Fist' actress is set to take a leading role alongside Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss as they reprise their respective turns as Neo and Trinity...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2019

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Nicole Kidman And Alexander Skarsgard To Reunite For New Film

Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgard are set to reunite in 'The Northman'.The 'Big Little Lies' co-stars are among a series of famous faces in talks for 'The Witch' director Robert Eggers' next project, including the 43-year-old actor's younger brother, Bill...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2019

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Jonah Hill 'no Longer In Talks For The Batman'

Jonah Hill is no longer thought to be in talks about joining 'The Batman'. The 35-year-old star was recently said to have entered discussions with Warner Bros. about playing a villain, either Riddler or Penguin, in the hotly-anticipated movie, but...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2019

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Elton John Criticises Lion King Remake

Sir Elton John has branded the 'Lion King' remake a ''huge disappointment''.The 'Rocket Man' hitmaker - who composed and performed songs for the original animated film in 1994 - thinks Disney ''messed the music up'' in their photorealistic remake. Elton,...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2019

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'Venom' Sequel Adds New Villain

A new villain has been added to the upcoming 'Venom' sequel. It was previously revealed Woody Harrelson would be starring opposite Tom Hardy in the movie after appearing in an end credit scene in last year's blockbuster as Cletus Kasady...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2019

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Willem Dafoe Joins Nightmare Alley Cast

Willem Dafoe has joined the cast of Guillermo del Toro's 'Nightmare Alley'.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the four-time Oscar-nominee is set to join Bradley Cooper in the adaptation of William Lindsay Gresham's 1946 novel of the same name. It first...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2019

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Jada Pinkett Smith Set For Matrix Return

Jada Pinkett Smith is in talks to return for 'The Matrix 4.'The 48-year-old actress portrayed the character Niobe in 'The Matrix Reloaded' and 'Matrix Revolutions', the second and third instalments of the franchise, and, according to Deadline, she is set...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2019

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Rachel Weisz Found It 'liberating' Being Directed By A Female On Black Widow

Rachel Weisz found it ''liberating'' being directed by another woman in 'Black Widow'The 49-year-old actress plays Melina Vostokoff in the upcoming standalone Marvel movie and she has opened up about how she felt ''free of the history of ownership'' working...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2019

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Ryan Reynolds And John Krasinski In Talks For Imaginary Friends

Ryan Reynolds and John Krasinski are teaming up for 'Imaginary Friends'.The pair are said to be in talks with Paramount Studio for the upcoming fantasy comedy with the 'A Quiet Place' filmmaker looking to write, direct, produce and star in...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2019

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Gal Gadot Creates Production Company

Gal Gadot has launched her own production company. The 'Wonder Woman' star has teamed up with husband and producing partner Jaron Varsano - who she has been married to since 2008 and shares two daughters with - to form Pilot...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 October 2019

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Deadpool 3 Waiting Marvel's Approval

'Deadpool 3' is waiting for the green light from Marvel Studios.The screenwriting team of Rheet Reese and Paul Wernick are preparing for a new movie featuring Ryan Reynolds as the titular anti-hero.The recent merger between Disney and Fox has led...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 October 2019

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Samara Weaving To Star In G.I. Joe Spin-off Snake Eyes

Samara Weaving has landed a role in the new 'G.I Joe' spin-off 'Snake Eyes'. The 27-year-old Australian actress enjoyed a breakthrough role in horror comedy 'Ready or Not' and will play counter-intelligence Scarlett - who was previously portrayed by Rachel...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 October 2019

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Kelvin Harrison Jr. Joins The Cast Of The Trial Of The Chicago 7

Kelvin Harrison Jr. has joined the cast of 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'.The 'It Comes at Night' star joins a stellar line-up of talent that includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Frank Langella, Mark Rylance and Yahya...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 October 2019

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Scarlett Johansson's 'pushing' For All-female Marvel Movie

Scarlett Johansson thinks an all-female Marvel movie would be ''explosive and unstoppable''.The 34-year-old actress plays Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and although her alter ego was killed off in 'Avengers: Endgame' and she admits she has no idea...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 October 2019

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Zoe Kravitz To Play Catwoman In The Batman

Zoe Kravitz has been cast as Catwoman in 'The Batman'. The 30-year-old actress will star opposite Robert Pattinson, who will play Batman/Bruce Wayne in Matt Reeves' upcoming Warner Bros / DC Comics movie after she was chosen from the shortlist...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 October 2019

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Taron Egerton Confirms Kingsman 3 Script

Taron Egerton has confirmed that the script for the third 'Kingsman' film is ready.The 'Rocketman' star can't say much but he has revealed that director Matthew Vaughn has a story ready to shoot and he can't wait to return to...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 October 2019

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Kit Harington: Game Of Thrones Will Help Me With Eternals Role

Kit Harington believes his experience on 'Game of Thrones' will help him cope with the expectations of Marvel fans.The 32-year-old actor will make his debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Dane Whitman in 'The Eternals' and although he knows...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 October 2019

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Tom Holland Opens Up On 'stressful' Time As Spider-Man

Tom Holland admits Spider-Man's temporary split from the Marvel Cinematic Universe was the ''most stressful time'' of his life.It was confirmed last month the web-slinging superhero would remain in the MCU after Disney-owned Marvel and Sony Pictures agreed a new...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 October 2019

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Anna Paquin Found It 'special' Working With Martin Scorsese

Anna Paquin says it was a ''special'' experience to get to work alongside Martin Scorsese on 'The Irishman'.The Oscar-winning actress stars in the legendary director's latest film, a Mafia drama which boasts a star-studded cast that includes Robert De Niro,...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 October 2019

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Chris Hemsworth Wants To Remake Three Amigos

Chris Hemsworth wants to reunite with his 'Avengers' co-stars Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. to star in a remake of 'Three Amigos'.The 'Thor' star has come up with the idea to team up with Evans, 38, and Downey, 54,...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 October 2019

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Martin Scorsese Defends 'Netflix' Decision

Martin Scorsese has defended his decision to partner with Netflix on his new movie 'The Irishman'.The streaming service financed Scorsese's new Mafia drama, which seems him reunited with long-time collaborators Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci and also stars Al Pacino,...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 October 2019

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Idina Menzel In Talks To Star In Cinderella

Idina Menzel is in talks to play the evil stepmother in the new 'Cinderella' film.The 'Frozen' star is wanted to portray Evelyn, who is cruel to her stepdaughter, in Sony's musical adaption of the folk tale.Camilla Cabello will star as...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 October 2019

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Aaron Paul Would Jump At The Chance To Play Jesse Pinkman Again

Aaron Paul would jump at the chance to play Jesse Pinkman again.The 40-year-old actor recently reprised his role as the crystal meth cook and dealer in the spin-off movie 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie' - which is based on...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 October 2019

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Martin Scorsese Blasts 'amusement Park' Marvel Movies

Martin Scorsese says Marvel movies are ''amusement parks'' rather than real cinema.The veteran filmmaker - who has directed the like of 'Taxi Driver', 'Goodfellas' and upcoming crime epic 'The Irishman' - has hit out at comic book blockbusters and insisted...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 October 2019

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Chloe Grace Moretz's Illness Helped Her Play Wednesday Addams

Chloe Grace Moretz says her own sickness inspired her portrayal of Wednesday Addams in 'The Addams Family'.The Hollywood actress felt ill during the first day of shooting the new 3D computer-animated movie - but she thinks it transpired to be...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 October 2019

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Todd Phillips Didn't Think Like A 'psychiatrist' Whilst Directing Joker

Todd Phillips was determined not to think like a ''psychiatrist'' whilst directing 'Joker'.The 48-year-old filmmaker has opened up on one particular scene in his much-discussed new movie, in which the titular character kills talk-show host Murray Franklin, rather than committing...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 October 2019

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Billy Porter To Star As The Fairy Godmother In Cinderella

Billy Porter has been cast in Sony's adaptation of 'Cinderella'.The 50-year-old actor will play the part of the Fairy Godmother alongside chart-topping pop star Camila Cabello - who is poised to appear as the titular character - in the much-anticipated...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 October 2019

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Will Smith Dreams Of Making Marlon Brando Movie

Will Smith wants to use technology to make a movie with the late Marlon Brando.The 51-year-old actor was very impressed with the digital likeness created of his 23-year-old self for his new movie 'Gemini Man' and hopes the avatar can...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 October 2019

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Adam Sandler And Jennifer Aniston To Star In Murder Mystery Sequel

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston are set to reunite for a 'Murder Mystery' sequel. The pair are set to return as the crime-solving couple for the new Netflix movie, with James Vanderbilt in negotiations to once again pen the script,...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 October 2019

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Renee Zellweger's Judy Costume Problems

'Judy' costume designer Jany Temime had ''technical problems'' because of Judy Garland's spinal curvature.Renee Zellweger - who portrays the late singer-and-actress in the new biopic - spent ''hours and hours'' with the wardrobe department because she wanted to look ''right''...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 October 2019

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