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Reese Witherspoon Signs On For 'West Memphis 3' Murder Movie

19th December 2011

Reese Witherspoon has confirmed her latest film role; the Hollywood movie star will be playing the mother of a murdered son in the film 'Devil's Knot,' a harrowing story based on the real life tale...

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Reese Witherspoon To Star In Controversial Murder Flick

19th December 2011

Reese Witherspoon has signed on to star in Devil's Knot, a forthcoming drama about the 'West Memphis Three' who were tried and convicted of the murders of three boys in Arkansas in 1993. During the...

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The Things They Say 23804

18th December 2011

"He was a shlock, gore director of the highest quality and wit. My character is an opportunity for sheer grossness. He had me eating testicles… gross appetites. I mustn't give too much away but I've...

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Steven Spielberg Confirms Peter Jackson Will Direct Tintin Sequel

12th December 2011

Hollywood moviemaker Steven Spielberg has appointed Peter Jackson to direct a sequel to their new 3D blockbuster The Adventures Of Tintin.The Jurassic Park director took charge of this year's (11) animated action adventure, featuring the...

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Steven Spielberg Writing Second Tintin Movie

6th December 2011

Steven Spielberg is already working on the script for the second 'Tintin' movie. The legendary filmmaker directed the first film 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn' starring Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig and...

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Stanley Tucci To Marry Emily Blunt's Sister

4th November 2011

Stanley Tucci, the Italian-American actor best known for his roles in The Terminal and The Lovely Bones, has announcing he is to marry his partner Felicity, the sister of British actress Emily Blunt, according to...

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Jamie Bell: I Always Saw Myself As Tintin

4th November 2011

Jamie Bell has "always" seen himself as Tintin. The 25-year-old actor felt "really comfortable" starring as the titular character in 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn' 10 years after he was first...

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Tintin 2 Script Is 'Under Discussion'

3rd November 2011

The script for the second 'Tintin' movie is "under discussion".Earlier this year, writer Anthony Horowitz revealed he had penned a script for the movie - which is based on the popular Belgian comic series -...

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Saoirse Ronan's The Host Confusion

2nd November 2011

Saoirse Ronan has no idea how she will film 'The Host'. The 17-year-old actress will take on the lead role in the movie about an alien race called Souls who take over Earth and its...

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Liam Hemsworth For The Host?

1st November 2011

Liam Hemsworth is being considered for one of the main roles in 'The Host'. The 'Hunger Games' star is one of a handful of actors who have been called in to screen test for the...

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Peter Jackson, Turns 50, Helps Out Former Death Row Inmate

31st October 2011

Peter Jackson turns 50 today (31st October 2011) and the New Zealand director will have more than cause to celebrate as work continues to pick up ahead of the long-awaited release of 'Lord Of The...

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Peter Jackson, Turns 50, Announces 'The Hobbit' Premiere

31st October 2011

Peter Jackson is shunning the conventional premiere locations of New York, Los Angeles and London for his hugely anticipated Lord of the Rings movie 'The Hobbit' - instead choosing to stage the first ever showing...

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Happy 50th Birthday, Peter Jackson

31st October 2011

Peter Jackson will be a Lord for a day on the set of his current movie The Hobbit on Monday (31Oct11) when he turns the big 5-0.Coming to prominence in the 1980s with his cult...

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Peter Jackson Visited By Prime Minister On Hobbit Set

28th October 2011

Peter Jackson received a visit from New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key on the set of The Hobbit movie on Friday (28Oct11).The politician joined the director on the set and they posed for pictures together...

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Orlando Bloom: 'Lord Of The Rings Is In My Veins'

5th October 2011

Orlando Bloom feels like 'Lord of the Rings' is in his blood. The British actor portrayed the role of elf Legolas in all three instalments of the epic fantasy movie and will be returning for...

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Evangeline Lilly Worried Hobbit Role

21st September 2011

The former 'Lost' actress plays elf character Tauriel – who has been created for the film and is not a part of the original book by J.R.R. Tolkien – and is worried about how die-hard...

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Jackson & Walsh Committed To Keep Funding Murder Investigation

24th August 2011

Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson will continue to fund an independent investigation surrounding the 1993 deaths of three Arkansas boy scouts after the three men jailed for the murder were set free last...

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Peter Jackson 'Restrained' On Tintin

2nd August 2011

Peter Jackson had to restrain himself from "going crazy" in post-production for 'The Adventures of Tintin'.The moviemaker acts as producer on Steven Spielberg's forthcoming movie, and while he enjoyed the freedom of working completely with...

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Saoirse Ronan Disappointed To Miss Hobbit

25th July 2011

Saoirse Ronan is "really disappointed" she couldn't appear in 'The Hobbit'.The 17-year-old actress initially jumped at the chance to work with director Peter Jackson - after previously starring in his adaptation of Alice Sebold's novel...

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Peter Jackson A Big Surprise At Comic-con

22nd July 2011

Moviemaker Peter Jackson received a standing ovation at Comic-Con in San Diego, California on Friday (22Jul11) during a packed preview for Steven Spielberg's new movie Tin Tin.More than 6,000 people packed into the annual convention's...

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Peter Jackson Snubs The Hobbit Comic-con Presentation

21st July 2011

Peter Jackson has disappointed film fans by turning down the chance to talk about The Hobbit at Comic-Con later this week (21-24Jul11) - because it is "too early" to discuss the project.More than 120,000 people...

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Peter Jackson Has Turned Original Hobbit Home Into A Guest House

26th June 2011

Moviemaker Peter Jackson has had to recreate hobbit Bilbo Baggins' home on the set of the Lord Of The Rings prequel - because the original is now a guest house on his farm in New...

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Elijah Wood Smokes 'Too Many' Cigarettes

23rd June 2011

Elijah Wood, the American actor best known for his role in the 'Lord of the Rings' movies, admits he smokes too many cigarettes in order to cope with stress. Elijah Wood is set to star...

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Evangeline Lilly And Benedict Cumberbatch Cast In 'The Hobbit'

20th June 2011

Evangeline Lilly, the Canadian actress best known for her role on Hbo's 'Lost', has joined the cast of Peter Jackson's highly anticipated adaptation of 'The Hobbit. In a Facebook post over the weekend, Jackson confirmed...

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Humphries Lands The Hobbit Role

20th June 2011

Dame Edna Everage is the latest addition to The Hobbit cast - Australian comedian Barry Humphries has signed up to the highly-anticipated Peter Jackson movie.Shooting began on the much-delayed project earlier this year (10), with...

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Evangeline Lilly Joins The Hobbit

20th June 2011

Evangeline Lilly has joined the cast of 'The Hobbit' movies.The former 'Lost' actress has signed on to play a new character, Tauriel, but director Sir Peter Jackson refused to give any further details about the...

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The Lovely Bones Receives Most Complaints In U.k.

14th June 2011

Peter Jackson's drama The Lovely Bones has received an unwanted accolade - it was the most complained about movie in the U.K. last year (10).The film, starring Saoirse Ronan as a murdered girl who watches...

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Fascinating Fact 11529

31st May 2011

The titles of Peter Jackson's highly-anticipated and delayed Hobbit movies have been announced - the two films will be called The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: There And Back Again.

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The Hobbit Movies Given Official Titles

31st May 2011

'The Hobbit' movies have officially been titled. The first film - which is currently being shot by director Sir Peter Jackson in New Zealand - will be called 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' and be...

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The Things They Say 21800

30th May 2011

"Ten years ago, Orlando Bloom created an iconic character with his portrayal of Legolas. I'm excited to announce... that we'll be revisiting Middle Earth with him once more." Director/producer Peter Jackson confirms ongoing speculation that...

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