TV, Theatre and Movie News 13th December 2013

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Tom Cruise Thanked Pr's Staff After Firing Her

Tom Cruise said hello and goodbye to all the staff who worked alongside his former publicist Pat Kingsley after telling the Pr guru he no longer...

13th December 2013 1:25



Jason Segel To Play Tragic Author David Foster Wallace

Funnyman Jason Segel is the unlikely choice to play tragic author David Foster Wallace in a new movie biopic.The Forgetting Sarah Marshall actor will...

13th December 2013 1:25



Actress Clare Kramer Welcomes Fourth Child

Former Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Clare Kramer has given birth to her fourth child.The actress and her husband Brian Keathley welcomed son Sky...

13th December 2013 1:25



Ridley Scott's The Vatican Shelved By Tv Bosses

Ridley Scott's Catholic Church drama The Vatican has been shelved following the departure of a key behind-the-scenes man.The pilot marked the Alien...

13th December 2013 1:25



Warren Brown To Play First Person To Swim The English Channel

Luther star Warren Brown is set to play the steamship captain who became the first person to successfully swim the English Channel.The Greatest...

13th December 2013 1:25



Fascinating Fact: 3996104

Lionel Richie's 15 year old daughter, Sofia, has landed her first modelling gig for Los Angeles-based swimwear line Mary Grace Swim.

13th December 2013 1:25



Fascinating Fact: 3996105

Veteran actress Susan Sarandon has confessed to turning up stoned to most Hollywood prizegivings. She made the revelation during an appearance on...

13th December 2013 1:25



The Things They Say: 3996106

"If I had kids, my kids would hate me. They would have ended up on the equivalent of the Oprah show talking about me; because something (in my life)...

13th December 2013 1:25



Fascinating Fact: 3996107

Mark Wahlberg is sporting a neck brace after waking up with a mystery ailment while shooting the new Transformers movie in Hong Kong. The actor...

13th December 2013 1:25



Lea Michelle To Live A Full Life For Cory Monteith

Lea Michele says her late boyfriend Cory Monteith would want her to live her life to the fullest.The 27-year-old actress admitted she is slowly...

13th December 2013 3:00



Robert Knepper Joins The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Cast

Robert Knepper has been cast in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'.The actor, best known for playing Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell in popular TV series...

13th December 2013 6:21



Josh Duhamel And Fergie Celebrate Son's Baptism

Movie star Josh Duhamel and wife Fergie celebrated a milestone on Thursday (12Dec13) as they baptised their son, Axl.The proud parents attended St....

13th December 2013 8:05



Jonah Hill Made The Wolf Of Wall Street Co-star Dicaprio Throw Up

Jonah Hill and The Wolf Of Wall Street director Martin Scorsese couldn't contain their giggles on the film set as LEONARDO DiCaprio threw up...

13th December 2013 8:05



Susan Sarandon Missed Multiple Playboy Opportunities

Veteran actress Susan Sarandon fears she has missed her chance to go nude for Hugh Hefner's Playboy publication for good after repeatedly turning...

13th December 2013 8:05



Kenny Ortega Directing Disney Channel's First-ever Live-action Film

Filmmaker Kenny Ortega has been tapped to direct the first-ever live-action film for U.S. network the Disney Channel.Descendants will feature the...

13th December 2013 8:05



Joey Lawrence: 'Kanye Stole My Look'

U.S. Tv star Joey Lawrence is thrilled to see Kanye West's new look - because it's straight out of his Blossom wardrobe.The actor rocked the ripped...

13th December 2013 8:05



The Things They Say: 3996471

"I'm kind of an emotional wreck with movies. I can't get through some movies without shedding a tear, I can't lie... I'm the same when I'm watching...

13th December 2013 8:05



The Things They Say: 3996472

"Yes, it was very painful, but it was also something that happens between people a lot. Sometimes things go wrong and it doesn't last, and that seems...

13th December 2013 8:05



Fascinating Fact: 3996473

Funnyman Adam Sandler is slated to play himself in a post-Super Bowl episode of U.S. hit comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine on 2 February (14). Sandler joins...

13th December 2013 8:05



The Things They Say: 3996474

"It was a nightmare! People would bleat in the streets as I went by. I didn't have sex for six months!" Emma Thompson hated her permed look as Mary...

13th December 2013 8:05



Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Launch Hilarious Series Of Golden Globes Promos [Video]

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be hosting the 2014 Golden Globes, making it the second time the two best friends and comedy stars will be hosting the...

13th December 2013 8:19



Susan Sarandon Admits She Gets Stoned At "Almost All" Awards Shows

Susan Sarandon has found a way to make the tedium of the seemingly never-ending award season go by without even noticing: by getting stoned for every...

13th December 2013 8:44



Ridley Scott To Produce Murder On The Orient Express

Sir Ridley Scott is remaking 'Murder on the Orient Express'.20th Century Fox has nabbed the rights to Agatha Christie's famous murder mystery novel...

13th December 2013 9:36



Ian Mckellen Doesn't Tire Of Gandalf

Sir Ian McKellen doesn't tire of playing Gandalf in 'The Hobbit' films.'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' actor has played the famous wizard in...

13th December 2013 10:00



Sony Announces Spider-man Spin-off Films

Sony Pictures has announced two 'Amazing Spider-Man' spin-off films, 'Venom' and 'The Sinister Six'.The movie studio is planning to expand its comic...

13th December 2013 10:00



Golden Globes 2014 Celebrates New Shows Over The Old As Television Nominations Are Revealed

The nominations for the 2014 Golden Globe Awards were revealed this week and although there were few surprises in the movie nominations; in the...

13th December 2013 10:14



Snl Holding Auditions To Recruit Its Very First Black Female Cast Member Since 2007

After facing severe criticism for the lack of diversity earlier this season, Saturday Night Live is finally taking steps to hire an African American...

13th December 2013 10:41



American Hustle Fashion A Mixture Of 70s Playboy And Vintage Gucci

American Hustle may have received lashings of praise for its dark humour, gripping premise and whip-cracking plot but none of that would have...

13th December 2013 10:43



Woman Cleared Of Attacking Tara Reid

A woman accused of smashing a glass in actress Tara Reid's face during a night out in London has been cleared.Former model Maryam Hassan was accused...

13th December 2013 12:02



Matt Smith's American Psycho Carves Up Theatre Critics

Actor Matt Smith has divided British theatre critics by pulling in mixed reviews for his turn as a singing psychopath in blood-soaked musical...

13th December 2013 12:02



British Tv Actor Found Guilty Of Shop Worker Assault

British actor Kenneth Owens has been found guilty of groping a shop worker in Scotland.The 62 year old, who has appeared in Tv shows including The...

13th December 2013 12:02



Casey Kasem's Wife Ordered To Pay Damages To Former Housekeeper

The wife of U.S. radio legend Casey Kasem has been dealt another legal blow after she was ordered to hand $10,000 (£6,667) to a former employee.Jean...

13th December 2013 12:02



Britain's Blockbuster Goes Bust

Britain's Dvd rental chain Blockbuster is to disappear from the high street after attempts to save the beleaguered firm with a buyout fell...

13th December 2013 12:02



Fascinating Fact: 3997093

Veteran Bbc broadcaster Paul Gambaccini has been re-bailed until March (14) as police investigate claims of historic sex offences. The 64 year old...

13th December 2013 12:02



Fascinating Fact: 3997094

Downton Abbey actress Samantha Bond is taking her talents to the stage in her first West End musical, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Bond will begin her...

13th December 2013 12:02



Fascinating Fact: 3997095

Jewels belonging to Wallis Simpson have raised $930,000 (£620,000) at auction. Items included a Cartier bracelet, a signed cigarette case and a...

13th December 2013 12:02



South African Film Company Unveil Commemorative Mandela Movie For Free Online

The Mandela Film Project have teamed up with Synergy Films to release 'Mandela: The World That Made Him'; a short documentary based on the childhood...

13th December 2013 12:54



Inside The Tech Of The Hobbit: Frame Rates And 'Softening' Desolation

As you’ll know, if The Hobbit trilogy means anything to you, an Unexpected Journey caused controversy with its high framerate, unsettling viewers...

13th December 2013 13:18



A Week In Movies: Sag And Globe Nominations, The Stars Hit Europe, Big Sci-fi Trailers Debut...

As we move properly into awards season, films are jostling to be the frontrunner. This week saw nominations announced by the Golden Globes and the...

13th December 2013 14:04



American Hustle Is Ready For The Oscars With Precursors Sewn Up

A late entry to the 2013 awards race, David O. Russell's American Hustle is emerging as a force to reckon with. The film reunites Russell with...

13th December 2013 14:57



Prince Harry Reaches South Pole

Prince Harry has become the first British royal to trek to the South Pole after successfully completing his expedition on Friday (13Dec13).The prince...

13th December 2013 16:02



Paul Walker Film Proceeds Donated To His Charity

Profits from Paul Walker's new film Hours will be donated to the actor's charity, along with money made by Dvd sales of his latest Fast & Furious...

13th December 2013 16:02



Josh Brolin Enjoys London Outing After Rehab Rumours

Hollywood actor Josh Brolin has been spotted enjoying a night out in London just weeks after he was rumoured to have enrolled in rehab.Reports...

13th December 2013 16:02



Stars Turn Out To Honour Jerry Bruckheimer

Hollywood heavyweights Bruce Willis, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp and Nicolas Cage were among the stars who paid tribute to producer Jerry Bruckheimer...

13th December 2013 16:02



Novelist Colin Wilson Dies

British author Colin Wilson has died. He was 82.The novelist was admitted to hospital in Cornwall, England in October (13) suffering from pneumonia,...

13th December 2013 16:02



Spider-spider Man Villain Spin-offs In The Works

Producers behind the Spider-Man film franchise are planning a number of spin-off movies featuring the superhero's arch-enemies.One of the films will...

13th December 2013 16:02



Chris O'dowd Suffers Travel Nightmare On Friday The 13th

Unlucky Irish actor Chris O'dowd found himself embroiled in a Friday the 13th travel nightmare after he was stranded at a U.K. airport due to a...

13th December 2013 16:02



Tv Host Mac Mcgarry Dies

Veteran U.S. Tv host Mac Mcgarry has died, aged 87.The beloved quiz master, who hosted American game show It's Academic for 50 years, passed away on...

13th December 2013 16:02



Ousmane Sow Inducted Into French Academy

Sculptor Ousmane Sow has become the first African to join the Academy of Fine Arts in France.Sow, from Senegal, found fame with his 1999 exhibition...

13th December 2013 16:02



Peter Capaldi Was Only Actor Who Auditioned For Doctor Who

New Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi was the only actor who auditioned for the latest incarnation of the Time Lord.The Thick of It actor was announced...

13th December 2013 16:02



Frank Grillo Cast In The Purge Sequel

Frank Grillo has been cast in 'The Purge' sequel.The 48-year-old actor is set to take on a lead role in the horror film which is being directed by...

13th December 2013 16:06



Tom Cruise And Emily Blunt Rinse And Repeat Death In Edge Of Tomorrow [Trailer + Pictures]

Tom Cruise’s later years seem to be lending themselves more and more to science fiction, with the springtime film Oblivion and now Edge of Tomorrow...

13th December 2013 16:15



Paul Walker's Final Film Screened Privately For Family

Actor Paul Walker's family members were treated to a private screening of the tragic star's final film on Thursday (12Dec13).A representative for...

13th December 2013 19:07



Penelope Cruz Scores Top Body Title

Spanish star Penelope Cruz has beaten The Hunger Games hottie Jennifer Lawrence to the top of a new best bodies poll.The stunning mum-of-two has been...

13th December 2013 19:07



Julia Roberts: 'I'm Not Pregnant'

Actress Julia Roberts has denied reports suggesting she is pregnant with her fourth child.The Erin Brockovich star hit headlines after photographs...

13th December 2013 19:07



Angelina Jolie's Former Stunt Double Wants Phone Hacking Trial Moved To Hollywood

Angelina Jolie's former stunt double has asked for the phone hacking legal battle between herself and bosses at media giant News Corp. to be moved to...

13th December 2013 19:07



Ed Helms To Star In The Naked Gun Remake

The Hangover star Ed Helms is set to take Leslie Nielsen's place in a revival of The Naked Gun franchise.The funnyman will play moronic Detective...

13th December 2013 19:07



Fruitvale Station Producers And Director Honoured With Stanley Kramer Award

Forest Whitaker and first-time director Ryan Coogler are to be honoured with one of Hollywood's most coveted trophies when they collect the Producers...

13th December 2013 19:07



Fascinating Fact: 3997636

Actor Robert De Niro made a surprise appearance in a bizarre pre-taped skit on U.S. late night host Jimmy Fallon's show on Thursday (12Dec13). In the...

13th December 2013 19:07



The Things They Say: 3997637

"I would dig into the right side of my leg. I would pinch myself. You have to do something to create pain." Actor James Marsden had to pinch himself...

13th December 2013 19:07



Mike Tyson's Wife Granted Restraining Order

Former boxer Mike Tyson's wife has won a restraining order against a woman who insists she's the fighter-turned-entertainer's mistress.Kiki Tyson...

13th December 2013 23:05



Actor Rockmond Dunbar A New Dad

Sons Of Anarchy and The Mentalist star Rockmond Dunbar is a new dad - his actress wife Maya Gilbert gave birth to the couple's first child last week...

13th December 2013 23:05



Carey Mulligan Unprepared For Queen Meeting

The Great Gatsby star Carey Mulligan was so unprepared for her April (13) meeting with the Queen of England, she needed to borrow an emergency safety...

13th December 2013 23:05



Tom Hanks Banned From Smoking As Walt Disney

Tom Hanks had to stub out Walt Disney's heavy smoking habit in new movie Saving Mr. Banks due to strict ratings guidelines.Hanks portrays the movie...

13th December 2013 23:05



Ridley Scott Reviving Murder On The Orient Express

Sir Ridley Scott is going full steam ahead with a remake of classic crime drama Murder On The Orient Express.Agatha Christie's 1934 Hercule Poirot...

13th December 2013 23:05



Indian Actor Hrithik Roshan Separates From Wife

Indian actor Hrithik Roshan has separated from his wife.The Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai star married Sussanne Khan in 2000, but the union ran into problems...

13th December 2013 23:05



Fascinating Fact: 3997756

Parenthood star Monica Potter celebrated her 10th wedding anniversary in style on Thursday (12Dec13) - with a Golden Globe nomination. Potter was...

13th December 2013 23:05



Fascinating Fact: 3997757

Mad Men star Jon Hamm has interviewed his former drama student Ellie Kemper for the new issue of Entertainment Weekly. The Bridesmaids stars knew...

13th December 2013 23:05


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