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Geena Davis Launches Film Festival For Women And Minorities

7th January 2015

Geena Davis has launched a new film festival aimed at women and diversity in film, and she has helped recruit Julianne Moore, Samuel L. Jackson and Natalie Portman, among other top names, as advisors.The inaugural...

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Keira Knightley Mistaken For Anne Hathaway

28th December 2014

Keira Knightley was recently mistaken for Anne Hathaway. The 29-year-old actress admits she was approached by a fan at Toronto Airport in Canada who believed she was the 32-year-old star and accused her of being...

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Natalie Portman Suffered Heartbreak

19th December 2014

Natalie Portman admits she suffered a devastating break-up when she was 25.The 33-year-old actress, who has three-year-old son Aleph with husband Benjamin Millepied, says the ''big heartbreak'' in her life took place while she was...

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Natalie Portman: 'Stars Wars Hurt My Career'

18th December 2014

Natalie Portman is convinced her performance in the Star Wars prequel trilogy damaged her career.The Black Swan actress portrayed Padme Amidala, the love interest of Anakin Skywalker, in the prequel films from 1999 to 2005,...

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Natalie Portman Passes On Steve Jobs Film

9th December 2014

Natalie Portman has rejected the chance to appear as the female lead in the new Steve Jobs biopic.'Jobs' has already encountered casting problems - with Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale both withdrawing from the main...

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Natalie Portman Western Delayed For The Second Time

4th December 2014

Natalie Portman's troubled Western Jane Got A Gun has been delayed for a second time, and will be released late next year (15).Executives at Relativity Media and the Weinstein Co. were initially hoping to release...

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Natalie Portman In Talks To Join Steve Jobs Biopic - Report

28th November 2014

Natalie Portman is reportedly in talks to join the new Steve Jobs biopic.The Black Swan star's potential role has yet to be revealed, but it is expected to be a major part in the film,...

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Natalie Portman In Talks For Major Role In Sorkin's Steve Jobs Movie

By Michael West | 27th November 2014

Despite the loss of Christian Bale and change of studios, it seems there's still life in the Steve Jobs biopic yet. We reported earlier this week that Universal Pictures had paid around $30 million to...

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Natalie Portman Up For Jobs Biopic

27th November 2014

Natalie Portman is in talks for a role in the Steve Jobs biopic.The 'Black Swan' actress is negotiating a deal to play a ''major role'' in the movie about the Apple co-founder - who died...

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Mike Nichols Laid To Rest

23rd November 2014

Meryl Streep, Natalie Portman and Emma Stone were among the stars who turned out to pay their respects to Oscar-winning director Mike Nichols at a private funeral in New York City on Saturday (22Nov14).The Graduate...

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Natalie Portman Joins Likes Of Meryl Streep & Kevin Spacey In Paying Tribute To Mike Nichols

By Elinor Cosgrave | 23rd November 2014

Natalie Portman has paid tribute to the late director Mike Nichols.Natalie Portman at the Childrens' Hospital Gala in Los Angeles in October 2014.Read More: The Life and Career of Late Director Mike Nichols.Nichols died of...

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Natalie Portman 'Honoured' To Be Face Of Dior

16th September 2014

Natalie Portman feels 'honoured' to be the face of Dior. The 'Black Swan' star - who has worked with the Parisian fashion house since 2010 - gushed over her collaboration with the luxury label and...

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Stars Turn Out For Rachel Bilson's Baby Shower

3rd September 2014

Natalie Portman and Jaime King were among the friends who turned out for Rachel Bilson's baby shower over the weekend (30-31Aug14).The actress is expecting a baby with her boyfriend Hayden Christensen and her pals gathered...

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Rachel Bilson Celebrates Baby Shower With Famous Friends

3rd September 2014

Rachel Bilson was given birth beads by Natalie Portman and Jaime King at her baby shower.The expectant mother was surrounded by her friends and family, including the 'Thor' actress and her 'Hart of Dixie' co-star,...

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Talented Actors With Surprisingly Good Rap Skills

By Dan Greaves | 20th August 2014

Earlier this month, Guardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt surprised fans around the world with a memorable radio appearance in which he showcased his impressive rapping skills. Contact Music looks at some other talented...

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Jack Huston To Play Wickham In Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

13th August 2014

Jack Huston is to play Wickham in the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's 'Pride And Prejudice And Zombies'.The London-born actor - best known for his role as Richard Harrow on the popular HBO show 'Boardwalk Empire'...

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Beyonce And Jay Z Have A Lot Of Famous Fans [Pictures]

By Charlotte Court | 5th August 2014

They might struggle to behave themselves in an elevator but put Beyoncé and Jay Z up on a stage in front of thousands of fans and they know exactly what to do. The power couple...

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Sam Riley And Lily James Cast In Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

5th August 2014

Sam Riley and Lily James have been cast in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'.The 'Control' actor will portray Mr. Darcy opposite James as heroine Elizabeth Bennett and Bella Heathcote as one of her sisters in...

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Sandra Bullock Is Hollywood's Highest Paid Actress

4th August 2014

Sandra Bullock has been named Hollywood's highest-earning actress. The 50-year-old beauty has topped Forbes' annual ranking of the highest paid female movie stars after making a reported $51 million between June 2013 and June 2014,...

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Beyonce References Elevator Incident In New Remix

3rd August 2014

Beyonce references the elevator altercation between Jay Z and her sister, Solange, in an new track. The 'Single Ladies' star released a new remix of her track 'Flawless' featuring Nicki Minaj last night (02.08.14) and...

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Ashley Benson Wants Woody Allen Role

19th July 2014

Ashley Benson wants to work with Woody Allen.The 'Pretty Little Liars' star would love to make more films, and has a wish-list of directors whose projects she wants to be involved in.She said: ''I've always...

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Keira Knightley Angered Husband With Guitar Ability

28th June 2014

Keira Knightley thinks it's a ''miracle'' she's still married after her husband tried to teach her to play guitar. The 'Begin Again' star - who plays aspiring singer Greta in the upcoming comedy-drama - admits...

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Sexy Vegetarians Jared Leto And Ellen Page

26th June 2014

Jared Leto and Ellen Page have been named Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities by PETA.The 'Dallas Buyers Club' actor picked up the animal rights organisation's male prize ahead of fellow non-meat eaters Joaquin Phoenix, Samuel L. Jackson,...

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Alber Elbaz To Received Honorary Doctorate From Royal College Of Art

26th June 2014

Alber Elbaz will receive an honorary doctorate from the Royal College of Art.Lanvin's creative director is set to be recognised by the prestigious London institution for his impressive contributions to the fashion industry and culture...

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Keira Knightley Pretends To Be Britney Spears

14th June 2014

Keira Knightley has signed autographs pretending to be Britney Spears.The 'Begin Again' actress is often mistaken for other celebrities, including Kate Winslet and Natalie Portman, in Los Angeles and couldn't resist playing along when a...

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The Movies Of The Wachowski's: From Best To Worst

By George Percival | 6th June 2014

Press shy and intentionally low-profile, the Wachowski brothers (now brother and sister) occupy a rare position in Hollywood of being household names, responsible for some truly awe-inspiring works of cinematic innovation that have enamoured critics...

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Clive Owen To Star In Maggie's Plan

2nd May 2014

Clive Owen has joined the cast of 'Maggie's Plan'.The 49-year-old actor has signed on to star alongside Greta Gerwig and Julianne Moore in the romantic comedy, which will be directed by Rebecca Miller, according to...

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Natalie Portman Western Delayed Again

25th April 2014

Natalie Portman's problem-plagued western Jane Got A Gun will no longer hit cinemas this year (14) following a series of delays and casting changes.Filming on the project was scheduled to start last year (13), but...

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Who Could Have Been Bella Swan Or The Joker? Actors Who Lost Out On Major Roles

By Stephanie Chase | 13th April 2014

Losing out on a job is always tough, but imagine what it’s like if that job is a part in a major Hollywood movie? As all actors know the audition process is tough and sometimes...

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Director Lynne Ramsay Settles With Film Producers

11th March 2014

Director Lynne Ramsay has reached a legal settlement with producers behind Natalie Portman's new western Jane Got A Gun after quitting the project on the eve of filming.Production was thrown into chaos last March (13)...

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