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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dark Knight Leads The Way In Empire Nominations

2nd March 2009

Box office behemoth The Dark Knight is the favourite to emerge victorious at the 14th annual Empire awards, after the nominations were announced.Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins sequel - which won two Oscars last weekend -...

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Downey Jr. Taking Tips From Martin

27th February 2009

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. shed the pounds to play the title role in upcoming movie SHERLOCK HOLMES - on the advice of COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN. The Iron Man star is currently filming scenes as the fictional...

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Samuel L Jackson To Unleash Fury In Iron Man 2

26th February 2009

Samuel L Jackson has joined the growing cast of superhero sequel Iron Man 2 as spy Nick Fury, it has been confirmed.The Pulp Fiction star made a cameo as former war hero Fury in the...

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Downey Jr. Is Busy Writing A Musical

24th February 2009

Oscar nominee ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is expanding his theatrical repertoire - by writing a stage musical. The star, who lost out on a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award on Sunday (22Feb09), has revealed he has been...

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Heath Ledger Honoured With Posthumous Oscar

23rd February 2009

The late Heath Ledger has been awarded a posthumous Oscar for his work in The Dark Knight.The Australian actor, a best actor Oscar nominee before his tragic death in January 2008, was named best supporting...

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Master Mind Teams Downey Jr, Fey And Stiller For Cartoon

5th February 2009

Robert Downey Jr, Tina Fey and Ben Stiller are in talks to voice the lead characters in a new superhero animation entitled Master Mind.According to the Hollywood Reporter, Tropic Thunder co-stars Downey Jr and Stiller,...

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Downey Jr. Not Interested In Thunder Sequel

4th February 2009

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is hoping movie bosses decide against producing a sequel to his 2008 hit TROPIC THUNDER - because he fears a follow-up "wouldn't be as good". The Iron Man star plays the controversial role...

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Downey Jr. Dismisses Rourke's Iron Man Role

4th February 2009

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has denied fellow Oscar nominee MICKEY ROURKE is set to play his nemesis in the upcoming IRON MAN sequel. Downey Jr. played the lead role of tycoon-turned-superhero Tony Stark in the 2008 comic...

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Downey Jr. Feared Tropic Thunder Backlash

29th January 2009

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. came close to turning down his Oscar-nominated role in TROPIC THUNDER - because he believed he would be "crucified" for portraying a black man on screen. The white Iron Man star is nominated...

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Fuqua Fought To Keep Snipes Employed

26th January 2009

Director ANTOINE FUQUA was determined to cast troubled actor WESLEY SNIPES in his forthcoming movie BROOKLYN'S FINEST - because he insists the NEW JACK CITY star deserves as many chances as former drug addict ROBERT...

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Downey Jr. Loves To 'Google'

23rd January 2009

Actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR. loves to look himself up on the Internet - so he can see what people are saying about him. The Tropic Thunder star was quizzed by Newsweek about his online habits,...

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The Things They Say 10867

23rd January 2009

"I'm so happy to be in this same circle with him. We've known each other a long time. Our kids go to the same school. I love that we're going to be going through this...

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