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Jennifer Lawrence Brings 'Mockingjay Part 1' To The Top Of The Box Office

By Rich Cline | 28th November 2014

'The Hunger Games' continues to go from strength to strength, garnering solid reviews and big box office takings. The latest instalment, 'Mockingjay Part 1', debuted at number one on both the American and British box...

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The Life And Career Of Late Director Mike Nichols

By Victoria Pavlova | 21st November 2014

Today Hollywood mourns the death of Mike Nichols, the mind behind films like The Graduate, Closer and Working Girl. Having started out his career as a comedian and later moving on to comedy, standup, directing,...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Remembered At Playwright Awards

20th November 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman was remembered by his writer friend Stephen Adly Guirgis on stage at the Steinberg Playwright Awards this week (beg17Nov14).Guirgis was honoured with the 2014 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award during the ceremony at...

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Cgi Wasn't Used For Philip Seymour Hoffman In Hunger Games

17th November 2014

Francis Lawrence thinks using CGI to increase the presence of Philip Seymour Hoffman in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' would have been ''catastrophic.''The acclaimed actor passed away in February at the age of...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Drug Suspect Freed In Plea Deal

30th October 2014

A female student arrested as part of a drugs raid connected to Philip Seymour Hoffman's death has walked free from court after striking a plea deal.Juliana Luchkiw, 23, was one of four suspects busted during...

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Al Pacino Feels 'Lucky' To Have Escaped Depression

28th October 2014

Al Pacino feels ''lucky'' to have never suffered from severe depression.The 74-year-old screen legend admits he has had points in his life where he has felt low, especially when he battled alcoholism, but he has...

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Steve Coogan Can Shine As Philip Seymour Hoffman's Replacement In 'Happyish'

By Michael West | 23rd October 2014

British actor and comedian Steve Coogan has replaced the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the upcoming dramedy pilot Happyish. The untimely death of Hoffman earlier this year left a gaping hole in the movie industry,...

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Steve Coogan To Replace Philip Seymour Hoffman In Comedy Series

23rd October 2014

Actor Steve Coogan has replaced the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in comedy series Happyish.The Capote star was slated to make his Tv series debut in the show after it was picked up by bosses at...

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Sentencing Postponed For Musician Linked To Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

15th October 2014

The sentencing of a jazz musician who pleaded guilty to a drug charge in connection to Philip Seymour Hoffman's death has been postponed after he was hospitalised for a serious illness.Robert Vineberg, also known by...

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'A Most Wanted Man' Could Win Hoffman Posthumous Oscar

By Michael West | 15th September 2014

When A Most Wanted Man premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, early buzz began to swell around Philip Seymour Hoffman's strikingly astute performance as a worn-out German spy pushing back against a militaristic...

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Musician Linked To Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Pleads Guilty To Drug Charge

28th August 2014

A jazz musician arrested in connection to Philip Seymour Hoffman's death pleaded guilty to a drug possession charge in a New York court on Thursday (28Aug14).Robert Vineberg, also known by his stage name Robert Aaron,...

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John Slattery: Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Was 'Tragic'

11th August 2014

John Slattery says losing Philip Seymour Hoffman was ''tragic''.The 51-year-old 'Mad Men' star directed the late actor in 'God's Pocket' only a few months before he died of a drug overdose in February this year,...

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God's Pocket: John Slattery On Seymour Hoffman, "I Wish He Was Here"

By Michael West | 9th August 2014

John Slattery, the actor and filmmaker who many will know as Roger Sterling from Mad Men, is on the publicity trailer for his debut feature God's Pocket - a new drama featuring one of the...

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'God's Pocket' Makes Sure We Remember Philip Seymour Hoffman

By Michael West | 8th August 2014

When Philip Seymour Hoffman died in February, he had just completed starring roles in two films and accompanied them to their world premieres at Sundance. The first of these to open to the public is...

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God's Pocket Is 'A Celebration' Of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Life

8th August 2014

Christina Hendricks says new film 'God's Pocket' feels like a celebration of co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman's life.The new flick - which was directed by Christina's 'Mad Men' co-star John Slattery - was one of the...

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Christina Hendricks Dropped By Agency After Landing Mad Men Role

4th August 2014

Christina Hendricks was dropped by her agency after accepting a role on 'Mad Men'.Hendricks, 39, stars as Joan Harris on the AMC period drama set in an advertising agency and she's revealed her personal experiences...

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The First Mockingjay Teaser Isn't The Trailer Fans Wanted, But The Trailer They Needed [Trailer + Pictures]

By Victoria Pavlova | 29th July 2014

In case you’ve had no access to WiFi since the weekend (poor thing), the big thing is the first teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I. Lionsgate debuted the minute-long video at Comic-Con...

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The New Mockingjay Trailer Will Make Your Heart Weep

By Victoria Pavlova | 28th July 2014

Another Comic-Con, another Hunger Games trailer. Not that we mind, of course, the Capitol propaganda teasers were so cool that everyone has been itching for an actual Mockingjay trailer. Or at least a teaser, which...

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Anton Corbijn: Seymour Hoffman Is "Phenomonal" In 'A Most Wanted Man'

By Michael West | 26th July 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman, the actor widely considered to be the greatest of his generation, is garnering posthumous acclaim for his turn in Anton Corbijn's twisting, turning new thriller A Most Wanted Man. It is the...

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Late Philip Seymour Hoffman Delivers Classy Turn In 'A Most Wanted Man'

By Michael West | 25th July 2014

It will probably be bittersweet to fans of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman that one of the Oscar winner's final performances before his untimely death in February just happened to be one of his finest....

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Rachel Mcadams Embarrassed By Notebook Audition Footage

By Hannah Woodhead | 23rd July 2014

The romantic film, which has just celebrated its ten year anniversary, was a global hit and launched the careers of Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling. Yet when presented with footage from her audition, McAdams couldn't...

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'A Most Wanted Man' Premiere [Photos]

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd July 2014

Museum of Modern Art played host to The Cinema Society And Montblanc’s premiere of Lionsgate And Roadside Attractions' 'A Most Wanted Man' on Tuesday, July 22. The British espionage-thriller, which is based on John le...

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Rachel Mcadams Grateful For Philip Seymour Hoffman's Tutoring

22nd July 2014

Rachel Mcadams is grateful she was given the chance to work with Philip Seymour Hoffman on one of his final films, because the late actor became a mentor onset.The Notebook star filmed spy thriller A...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Final Will Deals Out Tough Love (And Nothing Else) For His Children

By Victoria Pavlova | 22nd July 2014

It looks like Philip Seymour Hoffman was a proponent of tough love. The late actor’s final will has finally seen the light of day and one thing that is drawing everyone’s attention is Hoffman’s treatment...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Refused To Set Up Trust Fund For Kids

By Hannah Woodhead | 21st July 2014

An article in The New York Post today revealed that acclaimed Hollywood actor Philip Seymour Hoffman rejected suggestions from his accountant to establish a trust fund for his three children prior to his death. The...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Rejected Trust Funds For Kids

21st July 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want his children to be ''trust fund kids''.The late 'Hunger Games' actor - who died of a drug overdose in February aged 46 - repeatedly rejected suggestions from his accountant that...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Rejected Trust Fund For Kids

21st July 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman rejected a plan to set up a trust fund for his children shortly before his death.The actor passed away in February (14) after suffering a heroin overdose, and he left the bulk...

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Rosemary Murphy Dies Aged 87

10th July 2014

Rosemary Murphy has died aged 87.The Emmy award-winning actress, who is best known for appearing as Maudie Atkinson in 1962 classic film 'To Kill a Mockingbird' alongside Gregory Peck, died on Saturday (05.07.14) in New...

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'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Is Coming, President Snow Has A Message For You

By Lauren James | 26th June 2014

The first teaser clip has been released for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. Well, we say teaser but it’s cunningly disguised as a piece of cold-blooded propaganda from the Capitol to the people living...

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Police Detective: 'Philip Seymour Hoffman Didn't Like Drug Suspect's Heroin Supply'

26th June 2014

A jazz musician arrested in connection to Philip Seymour Hoffman's death failed to sell the actor a large stash of heroin, because the late star didn't like the quality of the product, a court has...

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