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Breakthrough Stars Of 2011

24th December 2011

Nicki MinajThe singer / rapper with as many alter-egos as she has wigs really started hitting the headlines in 2011. In January, she appeared on Saturday Night Live and the following week, her album Pink...

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Prometheus Trailer Released: The Alien Story Deepens

23rd December 2011

Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' has been given its first preview, with a trailer roughly a minute long teasing fans with what to expect from a movie that looks likely to be as dark and disturbing as...

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Ridley Scott: 'No Xenomorph In Prometheus'

20th December 2011

Ridley Scott has confirmed the Xenmorph from 'Alien' will not be in the prequel 'Prometheus'. The director - who has completed filming on the movie starring Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender - has admitted it...

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Noomi Rapace's Dark Side

15th December 2011

Noomi Rapace says 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' director knows her "darkest sides".The Swedish actress is once again teaming up with 'The Girl' trilogy director Niels Arden Oplev for new film 'Dead Man Down',...

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Noomi Rapace's Prometheus Return

7th December 2011

Noomi Rapace felt like she "came back to earth" when she wrapped on sci-fi movie 'Prometheus'. The Swedish actress plays a leading role in Ridley Scott's 'Alien' prequel - which also stars Michael Fassbender -...

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The Things They Say 23557

22nd November 2011

"Fans of the original Alien will definitely notice some things, especially toward the end. But I really can't say any more than that." Filmmaker Ridley Scott urges fans of his sci-fi epic Alien to watch...

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Angelina Jolie To Play Gertrude Bell

18th November 2011

Angelina Jolie is set to star in 'Gertrude Bell'.The 'Tourist' actress is attached to appear as the titular early 20th century Middle East pioneer in the biopic, which is being developed by Ridley Scott's Scott...

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No Ford For New Blade Runner Film

7th November 2011

Sir Ridley Scott has confirmed his new Blade Runner movie will go ahead without original star Harrison Ford.The Indiana Jones actor took on the lead role in the cult 1982 film, based on a Philip...

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Ralph Fiennes Awarded Bfi Fellowship

4th October 2011

Ralph Fiennes is to receive a British Film Institute Fellowship. The British actor - whose new movie 'Coriolanus' has been selected for a Gala screening at this year's London Film Festival - has been bestowed...

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Charlize Theron Heading To Cities Of Refuge?

22nd September 2011

Charlize Theron is reportedly in negotiations to star in and produce 'Cities of Refuge'.The Oscar-winning actress is in line to play a female investigator enlisted to solve a brutal murder and kidnap before discovering everything...

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Sigourney Weaver Says Ridley Can 'Invigorate' Alien

21st September 2011

Sigourney Weaver believes Ridley Scott can "invigorate" the 'Alien' franchise with his new movie 'Prometheus'.The actress played heroine Ellen Ripley in the four 'Alien' movies and although she won't be appearing in the prequel she...

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Brad Pitt Hits Toronto For New Film Premiere

10th September 2011

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie seem to have been everywhere this week, with The Sun reporting a huge media scrum outside Gladiator director Ridley Scott'S office in London as Jolie exited, while The Daily Mail...

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Idris Elba's Sporting Ambition

21st August 2011

Idris Elba wants to appear in a sports film.The 38-year-old actor is currently training for a charity boxing match in aid of Sport Relief and says the experience has given him a desire to repeat...

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Harrison Ford To Reprise 'Blade Runner' Role?

19th August 2011

Harrison Ford could reprise his role in a new 'Blade Runner' film.Ridley Scott, director of the original 1982 dystopian sci-fi film - loosely based on the book 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?' by Philip...

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Ridley Scott Directing New Blade Runner

19th August 2011

Ridley Scott will direct the new 'Blade Runner' movie.The 'Alien' director has signed up for the project - which he will make with Alcon Entertainment - although it is not clear whether he intends to...

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Ridley Scott Signs On For New Blade Runner Movie

18th August 2011

Ridley Scott is set to revisit the sci-fi world of Blade Runner.The moviemaker directed Harrison Ford in the cult 1982 film and now reports he has signed on to direct and produce a new...

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Ridley Scott To Direct Blade Runner 2

18th August 2011

Ridley Scott, the acclaimed Oscar-winning filmmaker, has signed on to direct and produce a new instalment of his ground-breaking 1982 sci-fi thriller Blade Runner. According to, Scott will make the movie with Alcon Entertainment...

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Prometheus: Ridley Scott Launches New Film At Comic-con

22nd July 2011

PROMETHEUS, one of the most highly anticipated films of next year, was launched at San Diego's annual COMIC-CON event yesterday. Directed by Ridley Scott, PROMETHEUS sees Scott returning to his Sci-fi roots, with many fans...

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Sir Ridley Scott's Future Films Will All Be In 3d

22nd July 2011

Legendary director Sir Ridley Scott has turned his back on traditional filmmaking after starting his first 3D movie Prometheus, insisting all his future work will feature the multi-dimensional technique.Scott is going back to his sci-fi...

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Sigourney Weaver Too Old For Alien Movie?

19th July 2011

Sigourney Weaver would do another 'Alien' movie.The 60-year-old actress says she would be happy to reprise her role as Ellen Ripley but admits Fox - the studio behind the 'Alien' franchise - might not be...

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Michael Fassbender Joins At-swim-two-birds

11th July 2011

Michael Fassbender has joined the cast of 'At-Swim-Two-Birds'. The 'X-Men: First Class' actor will star alongside Colin Farrell, Gabriel Byrne and Cillian Murphy in the forthcoming production, directed by Brendan Gleeson, who will also star...

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Petition Calls For Overturning Iranian Director's Sentence

9th June 2011

Amnesty International on Wednesday headed a delegation to the Iran Mission to the United Nations that delivered a petition signed by more than 20,000 people calling for the reversal of the sentence meted out to...

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Taylor Swift And Shania Twain Become 'Thelma And Louise'

9th June 2011

Taylor Swift, the 21-year-old country singer-songwriter, teamed up with Shania Twain to open Wednesday's Cmt Music Awards with a parody of the classic road movie 'Thelma & Louise'. Taylor Swift also walked away with the...

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Susan Sarandon Set To Reunite With Geena Davis

7th June 2011

Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis are set to reunite to celebrate the 20th anniversary of 'Thelma and Louise'.The actresses - who both received Oscar-nominations for their leading roles in the iconic film - will appear...

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Noomi Rapace Not Worried About Prometheus Alien Comparison

8th March 2011

Noomi Rapace isn't worried about her 'Prometheus' character being compared to Sigourney Weaver's Ripley in 'Alien'.The Swedish actress has signed up to star in the sci-fi spinoff of the 1979 extraterrestrial movie as scientist Elizabeth...

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Martin Scorsese To Direct Silence Next

17th February 2011

Martin Scorsese's next project will be 'Silence'.The 'Gangs of New York' filmmaker was recently reattached to work on 'The Wolf of Wall Street' - which follows the rise and fall of stock broker Jordan Belfort...

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Charlize Theron To Star In New Ridley Scott Movie

14th February 2011

CHARLIZE THERON is set to star in RIDLEY SCOTT's new movie 'Prometheus'.CHARLIZE THERON, the 35-year-old South African actress, is in final negotiations to appear in RIDLEY SCOTT's highly anticipated new movie 'Prometheus', according to the...

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Naomi Watts Joins J. Edgar

26th January 2011

Naomi Watts is to star in Clint Eastwood's biopic 'J. Edgar'.The Australian actress will star as the FBI director John Edgar Hoover's secretary of 54 years Helen Gandy, who after his death destroyed his personal...

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Scott Turns Alien Prequel Into New Space Project With Rapace

21st January 2011

ALIEN director RIDLEY SCOTT is set to head into outer space again with LOST co-creator DAMON LINDELOF and Swedish star NOOMI RAPACE.His plans to make a prequel to his Alien trilogy have now become another...

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Scott Hopes Life In A Day Inspires Wannabe Filmmakers

6th January 2011

RIDLEY SCOTT has spoken of his delight after successfully completing his innovative film project LIFE IN A DAY, insisting he hopes the movie inspires more wannabe directors to follow their dream.The Hollywood director has collaborated...

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