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P. Diddy's Vodka Stopped At Airport

2nd August 2011

P. Diddy's entourage were stopped by French customs for trying to bring too much vodka into the country.The hip-hop superstar had wanted to bring a large stash of his Ciroc vodka to have at his...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Named Top Earning Actor

2nd August 2011

Leonardo DiCaprio has been named the world's highest paid actor.The 'Inception' star toppled Johnny Depp from the top of Forbes magazine's list, earning an estimated $77 million in the financial year 2010 - which runs...

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Deathly Hallows Enters $1-Billion Club

1st August 2011

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 joined the billion-dollar club over the weekend, the club's ninth member. Through Sunday the franchise finale had earned $1.01 billion worldwide ($318.5 million domestically; $690 million internationally)....

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Orlando Bloom Keeping Movie Costumes For Sons

31st July 2011

Orlando Bloom is keeping his film costumes so he is son can wear them as fancy dress outfits when he is older.The actor has starred in numerous historical films, such as 'The Three Musketeers', 'Kingdom...

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Harry's Even Bigger Overseas

19th July 2011

Overseas, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 surpassed all forecasts as it set another record with $312.3 million -- up 20 percent above the previous record-holder for a three-day weekend, Pirates of the...

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Johnny Depp To Be A Night Stalker

12th July 2011

Johnny Depp has purchased the rights to create a movie version of 70s TV show 'The Night Stalker'. The 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' star's company Infinitum Nihil will co-produce the film -...

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Fast Five Now Third-biggest Earner Of Year

11th July 2011

While much attention has been directed at the performance of summer blockbusters, analysts appear to be overlooking the commanding performance of Fast Five , which passed the $600-million mark on the worldwide box office over...

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Two Comedies Challenge Transformers At Box Office

8th July 2011

It's clear that no major studio was going to take on the latest Transformers movie on its second weekend by putting up any costly production against it. (That will come next weekend with the opening...

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Giovanni Ribisi Joins The Gangster Squad

7th July 2011

Giovanni Ribisi has joined the cast of 'The Gangster Squad'. The 36-year-old actor - best known for his roles in 'Avatar' and 'Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow' - will star alongside Sean Penn,...

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Johnny Depp Close To Signing Pirates 5 Deal

6th July 2011

Johnny Depp is close to signing a deal for 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5'. The 48-year-old actor has already confirmed he is prepared to continue playing the lead role of Captain Jack Sparrow for as...

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Transformers Becomes Paramount's Best Overseas Opener

4th July 2011

Transformers Dark of the Moon didn't even have a holiday weekend going for it overseas. Nevertheless, the film bulldozed the foreign box office with an extraordinary $210 million in ticket sales for five days. Paramount...

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Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Passes 1bn Mark

4th July 2011

'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' has made $1 billion at the international box office.The Rob Marshall-directed movie - the fourth in the film series starring Johnny Depp as drunken swashbuckler Captain Jack Sparrow...

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Fascinating Fact 11713

4th July 2011

The latest Pirates Of The Caribbean movie has become only the eighth film ever to surpass $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales. On Stranger Tides joins a select list of films, which includes James Cameron's...

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Transformers Sequel Bashes Box Office

30th June 2011

Ticket sales were good but far from spectacular for Tuesday's late-night screenings of Transformers Dark of the Moon , studio figures indicated. The movie earned $13.5 million, but only $5.5 million -- 41 percent --...

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Johnny Depp Wanted For Carter Beats The Devil Adaptation

29th June 2011

Johnny Depp is being pursued for the lead role in 'Carter Beats the Devil'. The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star is wanted by studio Warner Bros for the adaptation of the 2002 novel by Glen...

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Cars 2 Drives Overall Box Office To Victory

28th June 2011

With the top two films raking in far more than even the most optimistic forecasters had envisaged, the box office resumed its summer march forward, erasing a little more of the shortfall from 2010. After...

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Cars 2 Wins Box-office Race

27th June 2011

Disney/Pixar's Cars 2 sped past analysts' forecasts to take in an estimated $68 million over the weekend. The film, which opened to mostly terrible reviews -- unheard of for a Pixar production -- had been...

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Liam Gallagher Gets New Dog

23rd June 2011

Liam Gallagher has got a new sausage dog named Brigitte Bardot.The Beady Eye frontman - who is a huge fan of the short-legged long-bodied breed of canines - insists he's calmed down since his wild...

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Bob Hoskins To Play Snow White Dwarf

22nd June 2011

Bob Hoskins has signed up to play a dwarf in 'Snow White and the Huntsman'.The 'Made In Dagenham' actor will portray Constantine, a blind dwarf who will assist Snow White, to be played by 'Twilight'...

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Box Office Greener Than Expected

21st June 2011

Movie theaters sold more tickets on Father's Day than studios had expected. Green Lantern , for example, raked in $53.17 million -- about $500,000 more than Warner Bros. had estimated on Sunday. Super 8 ,...

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Ian Mcshane To Play A Dwarf In Snow White

21st June 2011

Ian McShane has signed up to play a dwarf in 'Snow White and the Huntsman'.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' actor - who is 5'9'' in height - will portray Caesar, the leader...

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Green Lantern Shines, But Not Brightly

20th June 2011

Warner Bros.' Green Lantern entered the crowded field of summer superhero blockbusters and busted no blocks. The film starring Ryan Reynolds debuted at the low end of analysts' predictions with an estimated $52.7 million, good...

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Hangover Part Ii Breaks Box Office Record

20th June 2011

'The Hangover Part II' has grossed over $488 million to become the most globally successful R-rated comedy ever. The sequel - which reunites original cast members Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Justin Bartha...

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Naomie Harris Prefers Small Movies

20th June 2011

Naomie Harris feels part of a "family" when working on small budget movies.The 'First Grader' actress has starred in a string of blockbuster films, including 'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End' and 'Miami Vice'...

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Kung Fu Panda Rules Overseas

16th June 2011

Kung Fu Panda 2 has overtaken Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides at the overseas box office. Now in 45 countries, Panda raked in $56.5 million in 45 countries last weekend to bring its...

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Super 8 It's A ($25.5m) Take!

14th June 2011

Paramount executives were no doubt congratulating one another on Monday as the final tally for Super 8 came in at $35.5 million, exceeding analysts' predictions on Friday of around $25-30 million (although coming in below...

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Super Take For Super 8

13th June 2011

A Twitter campaign rolled out by Paramount for Super 8 last week appeared to pay off over the weekend as the sci-fi flick debuted with an estimated $37 million, outdistancing most analysts' predictions of around...

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Pirates Looks To Land $1.2 Billion Booty

8th June 2011

Its swash has pretty much buckled in the U.S. where it is earning less at the box-office than its recent predecessors, but Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides is plundering the overseas box office...

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First-class Debut For X-men Sequel

6th June 2011

X-Men First Class performed as studio 20th Century Fox had expected, earning an estimated $56 million over the weekend. That figure was slightly below the $60-65 million that many industry forecasters had predicted -- but...

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