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Downey Jr To Take On Cruise's Vampire Role

18th August 2009

ROBERT DOWNEY JR is in talks to replace TOM CRUISE as bloodsucker LESTAT in a prequel to 1994 movie INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE.Studio bosses want to capitalise on the popularity of vampire-themed Twilight and TV...

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Pitt & Ferrell Replace Downey Jr. In Oobermind

17th August 2009

BRAD PITT and funnyman WILL FERRELL have stepped in to rescue superhero movie OOBERMIND after ROBERT DOWNEY JR. quit the project.The Iron Man actor had signed up to extend his comic book credentials with a...

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Downey Jr. To Vamp It Up As Lestat?

15th August 2009

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is in talks to become the movie world's latest vampire sensation.The Iron Man star is in negotiations to play Anne Rice's Lestat Du Lioncort in the latest movie adaptation of her The...

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Guy Ritchie Inn Trouble

13th August 2009

Guy Ritchie's pub is being monitored after receiving noise complaints.The Punch Bowl, located in London's exclusive Mayfair district, has been branded too raucous by furious residents living near the drinking establishment. Westminster council has decided...

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Will Holmes And Watson Be Gay In New Movie?

5th August 2009

The British tabloid News of the World' s suggestion that the upcoming Sherlock Holmes film will imply a homosexual relationship between Holmes and Dr. Watson is kicking up a minor ruckus. The Sunday newspaper, part...

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Jude Law Wants Sherlock Sequel

3rd August 2009

Jude Law is desperate to make another 'Sherlock Holmes' movie.The actor - who plays Holmes' faithful sidekick Dr. Watson in Guy Ritchie's new adaptation of the classic detective tale - is hoping for a sequel...

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Robert Downey Jr's Battle Hate

2nd August 2009

Robert Downey Jr. hates fight scenes in films.The 'Iron Man' star - who has appeared in several action movies - goes to get more popcorn when the punches start flying at the cinema.The 44-year-old actor...

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Jon Favreau Confirms Iron 3

29th July 2009

Jon Favreau has confirmed there will be a third 'Iron Man' film.The filmmaker - who directed the first two movies in the superhero franchise- refused to confirm a timeframe for the project, but hinted it...

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Scarlett Johansson Kicks Iron Butt

27th July 2009

Scarlett Johansson kicks "major a*s" in 'Iron Man 2'.The Hollywood beauty - who plays Natasha Romanoff and her alter-ego, sexy Russian spy Black Widow - enjoyed working on the comic book adaptation because she filmed...

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Horny Superhero Robert Downey Jr

20th July 2009

Robert Downey Jr. says 'Iron Man 2' is "horny".The actor - who plays inventor Tony Stark and his title character alter ego in the comic book film franchise - revealed the sequel has been 'sexed...

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Robert Downey Jr's Robot Rescue

27th June 2009

Robert Downey Jr. saved a film extra from a rampaging robot.The 44-year-old actor halted shooting on 'Iron Man 2' and rushed to help the man, who had been injured during a scene.A source said: "Robert...

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Matchmaker Robert Downey Jr

18th June 2009

Robert Downey Jr. wants to find Guy Ritchie a new lover.The Oscar-winning actor, who stars in Guy's new movie 'Sherlock Holmes', has created a list of desirable women for the British director to date.Hollywood beauties...

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The Things They Say 12524

8th June 2009

"I had always wanted to work with ROBERT DOWNEY, JR.. He called me said, 'You should really do this. It's with (director) JON FAVREAU, it's going to be a great, and don't you want to...

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The Things They Say 12160

7th May 2009

"There are many duos we wanted to draw from. Something as eccentric as The Odd Couple to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Withnail and I and Laurel and Hardy. It's the kind of friendship...

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Branagh Ready For Thor Directing Job

6th May 2009

KENNETH BRANAGH is ready to start directing forthcoming superhero flick THOR, it has been revealed.Speaking to Empire magazine, Kevin Feige, president of production at Marvel Studios, explained that the Shakespearean actor is ready to get...

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Hefner Gives Downey, Jr. Thumbs Up For Biopic

5th May 2009

HUGH HEFNER has given Hollywood actor ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. his seal of approval to portray the Playboy boss in a planned biopic. Iron Man star Downey, Jr. has previously expressed an interest in taking on the...

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Box Office Remains On A Tear

27th April 2009

Even with a film that was not even screened for critics coming in at No. 1, the box office's hot streak continued uninterrupted over the weekend -- as overall gross was projected to be about...

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Us Cinemagoers Obsessed With Beyonce Thriller

27th April 2009

Stalker drama Obsessed, starring singer Beyonce Knowles, has topped the US box office after its opening weekend on release.The Screen Gems release, which sees The Wire actor Idris Elba as a businessman whose happy life...

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Movie Reviews The Soloist

24th April 2009

Critics are greeting The Soloist , starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx, with considerable applause. Calling it "poignant" and "heartfelt," Claudia Puig in USA Today concludes, "It presents a moving tribute to friendship and...

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Disney's Earth In Record Opening

24th April 2009

In a record-setting debut for a documentary, Disney's Earth grossed more than $4 million in its Wednesday (Earth Day) debut and received critical raves. Typical was Kenneth Turan's review in the Los Angeles Times "It...

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Director Impressed With Rourke In Iron Man Sequel

12th April 2009

The director of the new Iron Man sequel has said Oscar-nominated Mickey Rourke "does not disappoint" as the villain in the film.Jon Favreau has been regularly updating his Twitter page about how the filming of...

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The Things They Say 11819

7th April 2009

"Our version of Sherlock Holmes goes back to the book where he was basically the first western martial artist. They dont talk about that part in the books very often because they never had the...

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The Things They Say 11815

7th April 2009

"Do you ever see somebody thats a whole lot better than you? I had to every day come in and nail it down." JAMIE FOXX on working with ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. in THE SOLOIST....

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Iron Man Turns 44 With Star-studded Party

7th April 2009

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. enjoyed a superhero birthday party on Saturday (04Apr09) when members of his new IRON MAN movie joined him for his 44th. The actor partied at the Beverly Hills Thompson Hotel in Los Angeles...

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Downey Jr. Wants Martin For Holmes Film

6th April 2009

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. is hoping pal and IRON MAN co-star GWYNETH PALTROW's husband, CHRIS MARTIN, will boost the soundtrack of his new SHERLOCK HOLMES film - because the rocker's a huge fan of the super...

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Downey Jr. Confirms Iron Man 2 Cast

6th April 2009

MICKEY ROURKE and SCARLETT JOHANSSON have been officially confirmed for the IRON MAN sequel - by the film's star, ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. After weeks of speculation, Downey, Jr. reveals the pair will play villains in the...

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The Things They Say 11696

25th March 2009

"When I was a table-hop, I was a good one. I might have been a little sweaty and I might have dropped a bus tray once or twice but I actually really gave a s**t...

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The Things They Say 11691

24th March 2009

"Sometimes I wish I were taller, or I wish I were so small that I'd really know who liked me for who I was." Actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR., who stands at five foot, 10 inches...

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Fascinating Fact 7037

23rd March 2009

REESE WITHERSPOON celebrated her 33rd birthday with a star-studded party at boyfriend JAKE GYLLENHAAL's Los Angeles home on Saturday (21Mar09). Guests included ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and his wife SUSAN, as well as the actor's sister...

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Dark Knight Leading The Field For Saturn Awards

11th March 2009

The Dark Knight is the frontrunner for the 2009 Saturn awards with 11 nominations.Christopher Nolan's sequel to Batman Begins has earned nearly $1 billion (723.4 million) at the worldwide box office and is leading the...

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