TV, Theatre and Movie News 5th September 2013

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Michelle Williams Joins Cabaret For Broadway Debut

Michelle Williams will star in a Broadway production of the musical Cabaret as seductive and troubled singer Sally Bowles. The production will mark...

5th September 2013 1:21



Jack Nicholson's Rep Dismisses Retirement Reports

A representative for Jack Nicholson has dismissed reports suggesting the movie icon has quietly retired from acting because he is finding it harder...

5th September 2013 1:30



Jane Lynch Lands Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Glee star Jane Lynch was given something to smile about on Wednesday (04Sep13) after she landed a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The actress was...

5th September 2013 1:30



John Cusack Had Restraining Order Against Arrested Fan

The woman who was arrested at John Cusack's Los Angeles home on Tuesday (03Sep13) had been bombarding the High Fidelity star with emails and letters...

5th September 2013 1:30



Joseph Gordon-levitt: 'I Could Not Have Made Don Jon Without Scarlett Johansson'

Joseph Gordon-Levitt secured Scarlett Johansson as his love interest in new film Don Jon by flying to the set of The Avengers in New Mexico and...

5th September 2013 1:30



Idris Elba And Naomie Harris To Receive Breakthrough In Film Award

Actors Idris Elba and Naomie Harris are set to receive The Hollywood Reporter's inaugural Breakthrough in Film Awards at the 2013 Toronto...

5th September 2013 1:30



The Things They Say: 3849815

"It was pretty brutal... My wife was pregnant at the time and I had more symptoms of a pregnant woman than she did. I was moody and hungry all the...

5th September 2013 1:30



Lamar Odom Checks Into Rehab

Kim Kardashian's brother-in-law Lamar Odom has checked himself into rehab.The 33-year-old basketball star was arrested and charged with Dui in Los...

5th September 2013 1:44



After "Dancing With The Stars" Cast Introduction, Valerie Harper Shares Her Own Inspirational Message

Dancing with the Stars returns with a slightly revamped cast and a slightly younger target demographic, it would seem. The cast in question was...

5th September 2013 2:50



Charlie Hunnam And Dakota Johnson - The Only Choices For "50 Shades"?

By now it’s a well-known fact that the actors, selected for the lead parts in 50 Shades of Gray – Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam – don’t...

5th September 2013 3:52



Ryan Gosling Turned Down Fifty Shades Of Grey

Ryan Gosling and Shailene Woodley turned down 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.The A-list actor and the 'Descendants' actress are just some of the big...

5th September 2013 6:21



Channel 4 To Air 'The It Crowd' Farewell Episode Later This Month

Graham Linehan's beloved Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd is sadly coming to an end after seven years and four seasons. Richard Ayoade, Katherine...

5th September 2013 7:22



Russell Brand Booted From Gq Awards Over Hitler Jibe

British funnyman Russell Brand was kicked out of the Gq Awards afterparty on Tuesday (03Sep13) after cracking jokes about Nazis.The Forgetting Sarah...

5th September 2013 8:00



Naomi Watts Walks Out Of Radio Interview

Actress Naomi Watts walked out of a U.K. radio interview (03Sep13) as she was promoting her new movie Diana.The Hollywood star was chatting about the...

5th September 2013 8:00



Robert De Niro: 'I Wish Gandolfini Had Been Healthier'

Robert De Niro has opened up about the death of James Gandolfini, revealing he wishes the heavyweight The Sopranos star had been more...

5th September 2013 8:00



Alison Pill: 'Topless Tweet Haunted Me For Months'

Actress Alison Pill is still cringing about her accidental topless tweet and she's convinced everyone she meets has seen the photo of her boobs.The...

5th September 2013 8:00



Naomi Watts: Princess Diana's Voice Was The 'Toughest Thing'

Naomi Watts found it tough to capture the voice of Princess Diana for the new biopic.The 44-year-old actress - who plays the late Princess of Wales...

5th September 2013 9:36



Adam Sandler And Jennifer Garner For Men, Women And Children

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Garner may star in 'Men, Women and Children'.Director Jason Reitman is set to helm the big screen adaptation of Chad...

5th September 2013 10:00



David Walliams To Voice Pudsey In Movie

David Walliams is set to voice dancing dog Pudsey in 'Pudsey: The Movie'.The 'Little Britain' comedian will voice the 'Britain's Got Talent'-winning...

5th September 2013 10:00



Fifty Shades Of Grey Casting Under Fire: Which Major Stars Rejected The Roles?

The Fifty Shades of Grey cast, headed by the relatively unknown actors Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson, has come under fire in recent days with...

5th September 2013 10:23



New Full-length 'Gravity' Trailer Hits The Ground Running, God It Looks Good [Trailer]

Having stunned at Venice, Gravity is now pulling in the rest of us with a compelling new full-length trailer. Before – the teaser - we saw Sandra...

5th September 2013 10:29



Sofia Vergara Highest Paid Tv Actress, According To Forbes

Sofia Vergara, of ABC'S 'Modern Family', is revealed to be the highest paid TV actress for the second year running, as reported by Forbes' annual...

5th September 2013 11:08



Alec Baldwin Re-activates Twitter Account To Reach Out To Grieving Comic

Alec Baldwin resurfaced from his self-imposed Twitter.com exile to pass on his condolences to comic Sarah Silverman, who has been left devastated...

5th September 2013 12:05



Rob Brydon Jokes About Stephen Fry's Suicide Attempt

Rob Brydon risked upsetting fellow British funnyman Stephen Fry at the GQ Men of the Year Awards with a controversial joke about his suicide attempt...

5th September 2013 12:05



Michael Kors Honoured In Front Of Fashion Crowd

Designer Michael Kors was honoured with a special fashion award in New York on Wednesday (04Sep13).The former Project Runway star was handed the...

5th September 2013 12:05



Michelle Pfeiffer Comes To Terms With Ageing In Hollywood

Michelle Pfeiffer is no longer consumed with vanity when it comes to seeing herself on the big screen, insisting she's finally at peace with the...

5th September 2013 12:05



Gerry Anderson's Son Launches Campaign To Fund Final Books

Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson's son has launched a Kickstarter.com campaign to help fund the release of his final books.The Tv mogul, who was...

5th September 2013 12:05



Russell Brand Laughs Off Transsexual Fling Rumours

Funnyman Russell Brand has laughed off reports he had an affair with transsexual British Tv star Lauren Harries, insisting the tale is his "favourite...

5th September 2013 12:05



Lindsay Lohan's Pal Vikram Chatwal Engaged

Lindsay Lohan's alleged former flame, hotelier Vikram Chatwal, is off the market after proposing to Spanish model Esther Canadas.The Big Apple...

5th September 2013 12:05



Fascinating Fact: 3850643

The stunt pilot who doubled for Sir Sean Connery's James Bond in You Only Live Twice has died at the age of 97. Retired Wing Commander Ken Wallis'...

5th September 2013 12:05



The Things They Say: 3850644

"He's such an amazing actor and completely right for the part. We went out for lunch to talk Doctor tactics. I'm not sure if I gave him any real...

5th September 2013 12:05



Fascinating Fact: 3850645

The home where Charles Dickens wrote classics such as Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities is set to open to the public for the first time....

5th September 2013 12:05



Love 'The Walking Dead'? Then Take The Course, Idiot

How many days could you survive a zombie apocalypse? Seven? ‘Forty three’? No – you’re wrong. You all think you could survive for ages, but...

5th September 2013 12:25



Naomi Watts Walks Out Of Mark Kermode Interview Under 'Diana' Questioning

It's probably not unfair to suggest there hasn't been fevered anticipation to Oliver Hirschbiegel's new movie Diana, starring Naomi Watts as the late...

5th September 2013 12:44



Vin Diesel’S Crafty Deal To Keep ‘Riddick’ Franchise Alive

Vin Diesel completed filming for the third instalment of the 'Riddick' franchise earlier this year, which he produced and starred in. Diesel's...

5th September 2013 12:49



Michelle Williams To Star In 'Cabaret' On Broadway Debut

Actress Michelle Williams will make her broadway debut in a production of the world famous musical Cabaret next April reports BBC News. The Brokeback...

5th September 2013 13:01



The Paul Potts Story Heads To The Big Screen With James Corden [Trailer]

Paul Potts – the man who rose from his workaday life to win Britain’s Got Talent and record the album One Chance, which topped sales charts in...

5th September 2013 13:14



Jack Nicholson Retires? Remembering The Biggest Shock In Oscars History

It was fun, when Adrien Brody somehow won the Oscar for Best Actor in 2003. He jumped up and down, he danced around, he kissed Halle Berry. But...

5th September 2013 13:43



For Jon Stewart, The Toronto Film Festival Is Another Day's Work

For some, the Toronto Film Festival is a great experience; they meet loads of people and see a bunch of great movies. For others, the event means...

5th September 2013 13:57



Avenged Sevenfold Top Billboard 200 Chart, But How Much Are They Worth?

The American heavy metal rockers Avenged Sevenfold topped the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, fending off strong competition in the form of...

5th September 2013 15:13



London Film Festival 2013 Announced As Tom Hanks Overshadows Line Up

The 57th BFI London Film Festival will take place between the 9th and 20th October, it will show "235 feature films and 134 short films from 57...

5th September 2013 15:54



Who On Earth Is Romain Dauriac? Introducing Scarlett Johansson's Future Husband

Remember that guy Scarlett Johansson turned up to the Hitchcock premiere with? The French guy?Well, he's called Romain Dauriac and he's now the...

5th September 2013 15:57



Ian Mckellen Steps Into Sherlock Holmes' Shoes To Solve His Hardest Case Yet

It’s official, screen legend Ian McKellen has signed on to play a retired Sherlock Holmes in Bill Condon's A Slight Trick of the Mind. The movie is...

5th September 2013 16:01



Scarlett Johansson's Engagement Confirmed

Scarlett Johansson's imminent second trip down the aisle has been confirmed after she sparked engagement rumours at the Venice International Film...

5th September 2013 16:06



Michael Le Vell: 'Abuse Case Has Devastated Me'

British actor Michael Le Vell has told a court he is "devastated" by child sex abuse claims against him and insists he is struggling to understand...

5th September 2013 16:06



Simon Cowell: 'Keep Romance Exciting'

Simon Cowell has given his new love Lauren Silverman some words of advice on how to stop him straying - keep their romance exciting.The X Factor boss...

5th September 2013 16:06



Damian Lewis Asked Hugh Laurie For Advice On Homeland Offer

Homeland star Damian Lewis turned to fellow Brit Hugh Laurie for advice when he was offered a role in the hit drama as he was wary of quitting...

5th September 2013 16:06



Unknown Waitress Cast In About Time After Serving Director's Family

A waitress was plucked from obscurity and given a role in Richard Curtis' new movie after impressing the director with her serving skills.Rebecca...

5th September 2013 16:06



Elizabeth Hurley To Play Monarch In Royal Drama

British star Elizabeth Hurley has landed a regal role in a new U.S. Tv series about a fictional royal family.The Bedazzled beauty will play a queen...

5th September 2013 16:06



Benedict Cumberbatch For Lost City Of Z?

Benedict Cumberbatch is in talks to star in 'The Lost City of Z'.The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' actor is in negotiations for the lead role in James...

5th September 2013 16:06



Ian Mckellen To Play Sherlock Holmes

Sir Ian McKellen is set to play Sherlock Holmes in a new film.The 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' actor is the latest Hollywood name to tackle the...

5th September 2013 16:06



There Was Only Ever One Direction For 'This Is Us': The Top Of The Box Office

Could it have gone any other way? The One Direction film – This is Us – has shot to the top of the U.K and Ireland Box Office charts making...

5th September 2013 17:14



Jack Nicholson Will Continue 'Shining' On The Big Screen!

Jack Nicholson is thankfully not considering plans to retire from acting just yet, despite previous reports that he is struggling to remember lines...

5th September 2013 17:40



David Chappelle Tried A "Reverse Kramer" On Those "Young White Alcoholics"

When Michael Richards went crazy on stage, calling people all kind of awful things, many – including himself – thought his career was over. For...

5th September 2013 17:58



Cbs Keeps Eye On First Place

The CBS summer drama Under the Dome remained the most-watched television show of the week last week. With 11.12 million total viewers, it was also...

5th September 2013 18:29



Moonves: Keep Government Out Of Carriage Negotiations

CBS chief Les Moonves has hit back at demands by some lawmakers for the FCC to step in and create rules that would prevent a repeat of the blackout...

5th September 2013 18:29



Will One Life To Live Be Killed Off Again?

The saga of bringing the canceled ABC soap operas All My Children and One Life to Live back to life again via the Internet is beginning to take...

5th September 2013 18:29



Imax To Transform Iconic London Theater

Employing patents that it licensed from Kodak, IMAX plans to install a 100-foot screen in London's 117-year-old Empire Leicester Square that will...

5th September 2013 18:29



New Princess Diana Movie Likely To Fuel Firestorm Of Controversy

A new movie, which reportedly depicts the late Princess Diana's two-year romance with heart surgeon Hasnat Khan, will likely become the latest biopic...

5th September 2013 18:29



Sony Reveals Titles Of Coming 4d Movies

People who have purchased new 4K ultra-high-definition television sets will now have a supply of movies to show on them. Sony on Wednesday unveiled a...

5th September 2013 18:29



Gatsby Debuts At No. 1 On Home Video

All of those megabudget movies that debuted in theaters in the summer are now beginning to arrive on DVD. Warner Bros.' The Great Gatsby, directed by...

5th September 2013 18:29



In 'Days Of Future Past' Jennifer Lawrence Ditches The Body Paint To Play An All-grown-up Mystique

The end of last year’s X-Men: First Class saw the shapeshifter Mystique finally come to terms with her identity as a mutant and abandon Charles...

5th September 2013 18:53



Kevin Macdonald To Direct Mick Jagger's New Elvis Film

British director Kevin Macdonald is bringing Elvis Presley back from the dead for a new biopic produced by Sir Mick Jagger.The Last King of Scotland...

5th September 2013 19:10



Dave Chappelle Lashes Out At Connecticut Fans In New Stand-up Routine

Comedian Dave Chappelle has taken aim at fans in Hartford, Connecticut in his new stand-up routine after storming offstage during a comeback gig...

5th September 2013 19:10



Ian Mckellen To Play Elderly Sherlock Holmes

Sir Ian Mckellen is the latest Brit to tackle the role of Sherlock Holmes, following in the footsteps of Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee...

5th September 2013 19:10



Kerry Washington To Campaign For Barbara Buono

Actress Kerry Washington is throwing her support behind New Jersey politician Barbara Buono's run for state Governor by campaigning for the Democrat...

5th September 2013 19:10



Rhys Ifans Facing Lonely Run In London Protest Play

Welsh actor Rhys Ifans is set to go solo in a one-man play about the 'Occupy' protests in London in 2011.The Notting Hill star will perform in...

5th September 2013 19:10



Kelly Osbourne To Launch Plus-size Clothing Line

Kelly Osbourne is designing a plus-size clothing line.The pop star-turned-Tv personality has revealed initial meetings about the collection began...

5th September 2013 19:10



Fascinating Fact: 3850889

Benedict Cumberbatch is to be honoured with the Britannia Award for British Actor of the Year at the upcoming Bafta L.A. annual awards gala at the...

5th September 2013 19:10



Fascinating Fact: 3850890

Catherine Zeta-Jones was photographed wearing her wedding ring as she stepped out in Connecticut on Wednesday (04Sep13) for the first time since...

5th September 2013 19:10



The Things They Say: 3850891

"I would have a chance to be intimate with a white woman... It would be legal too." Former boxer Mike Tyson and convicted rapist jokes about his...

5th September 2013 19:10



Fascinating Fact: 3850892

American Pie star Jason Biggs and Rainn Wilson will be showing off their tennis skills on Thursday night (05Sep13) when they take on former...

5th September 2013 19:10



Angelina Jolie To Receive 2013 Jean Hersholt Oscar

Angelina Jolie is to receive the 2013 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...

5th September 2013 22:09



Alec Baldwin To Host New Tv Talk Show

New dad Alec Baldwin has landed a current affairs talk show.The opinionated former 30 Rock star will front Up Late with Alec Baldwin, which will...

5th September 2013 22:09



Gwyneth Paltrow To Launch New Fashion Collection With Stella Mccartney

Gwyneth Paltrow has created a new fashion line with her designer pal Stella Mccartney.The Oscar winner's Stella MCCartney x Goop collection, which...

5th September 2013 22:09



Justin Bartha To Replace David Krumholtz In The Sunshine Boys

The Hangover star Justin Bartha has stepped in to replace actor David Krumholtz after he quit an upcoming revival of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys...

5th September 2013 22:09



Vin Diesel: 'Leave Ben Affleck Alone About Playing Batman'

Actor Vin Diesel has urged critics to give Ben Affleck a break after they took aim at his casting as Batman in the Man Of Steel sequel.The Fast &...

5th September 2013 22:09



Director Tsai Ming-liang Wants To Quit Making Movies

Chinese director Tsai Ming-Liang is planning to walk away from the movie industry following the release of his new film.The Taiwan-based 55 year old...

5th September 2013 22:09



The Things They Tweet: 3851089

"People chatting loudly in the cinema I am in. If you don't stop talking very soon I will start pelting you with Maltesers (chocolates)." Actress...

5th September 2013 22:09



Fascinating Fact: 3851090

Beloved poet and author Maya Angelou is set to be feted with the National Book Foundation's Literarian Award, an honorary National Book Award, in...

5th September 2013 22:09



The Things They Say: 3851091

"I'm so grateful for the fans and touched, but I'm looking forward to seeing the movie with Charlie and Dakota." Actor Matt Bomer is flattered he has...

5th September 2013 22:09



The Things They Say: 3851092

"I went in the cage and I asked her to give me a kiss and she put her head in... and she knocked my (gold) teeth out because her head was like...

5th September 2013 22:09



The Things They Say: 3851093

"This film was a miscalculation. There was not technology for what we were trying to achieve. But he was a big champion. He said, 'Man, you're going...

5th September 2013 22:09


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