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'Rush' Amazes Critics With High-octane Rivalry: Was 1970s Racing Really That Dangerous?

By Lauren James | 26th September 2013

Racing movie Rush has premiered in the US and UK and has drawn the crowds, rising to the top of the week's box office charts in the UK and garnering positive critical attention. Though the...

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Ron Howard Races Back Into Form With Incredible 'Rush'

By Michael West | 25th September 2013

Following the disappointment of The Dilemma, there was little fanfare for Ron Howard's latest movie: a biographical flick about the rivalry between Formula One drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauder during the 1976 motor racing...

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Prisoners Opens Big, But Box Office Is Down

24th September 2013

The Warner Bros. drama Prisoners, starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal got the 2013-2014 season off to a solid start over the weekend with $20.8 million (somewhat lower than Sunday's studio estimate of $21.4 million),...

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Prisoners Breaks Out At Box Office

23rd September 2013

Aided by an abundance of enthusiastic reviews, the Warner Bros. thriller Prisoners opened above expectations this weekend with an estimated $21.4 million. The R-rated film in which Jake Gyllenhaal plays a police officer attempting to...

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Will Ron Howard's 'Rush' Stall At The Us Box Office? [Trailer]

By Lauren James | 20th September 2013

Ron Howard took a risk when he decided to make Rush: what qualified the US director with no interest in European Formula One racing to turn the legend of the most heated racing driver rivalry...

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Universal's Adam Fogelson Mingled In Toronto, Oblivious Of Firing

By Michael West | 10th September 2013

Poor old Adam Fogelson. The guy had flown on Universal's company plane with Ron Meyer and Donna Langley to attend the Toronto premiere of Ron Howard's Formula 1 movie, Rush, on Sunday night (September 8,...

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Ron Howard Relates To Niki Lauda

8th September 2013

Ron Howard related to Niki Lauda because of his ambition.The 59-year-old filmmaker is the man behind 'Rush', the new biopic looking at the Formula 1 star's real-life rivalry with James Hunt, and the former actor...

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Ron Howard Hadn't Heard Of 'Rush' Driving Legends Until He Read Script

By Lauren James | 6th September 2013

Director Ron Howard has admitted that he'd never hear of 1970s Formula One race car drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt until screenwriter Peter Morgan (Frost/ Nixon) handed him the Rush script and even then...

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A Week In Movies: Rush And Diana Premiere In London, Scarlett Johansson Stuns Venice, Zac Efron Taunts Seth Rogen

By Rich Cline | 6th September 2013

Naomi Watts was on the red carpet in London this week for the world premiere of Diana, about the final years in the life of the People's Princess. There were some touchy moments as she...

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Daniel Bruhl 'Sad' To Miss Watching Rush With Niki Lauda

6th September 2013

Daniel Bruhl was disappointed to miss out on a 'Rush' screening with Niki Lauda.The 35-year-old actor plays the German Formula 1 star in the new biopic and he was ''very sad'' when he couldn't watch...

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Chris Hemsworth's 'Rush' Depicts One Of The Most Fierce Rivalries In Sport

By Michael West | 3rd September 2013

The Formula One thriller 'Rush' premiered in London last night (2nd Septmeber 2013). The biopic film follows the bitter rivalry that ensued between drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda from the 1976 F1 season.The two...

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Olivia Wilde's West End Dream

3rd September 2013

Olivia Wilde dreams of performing in London's West End theatres.The 'Rush' actress would love to swap the big screen for the stage, but she has so many upcoming movie commitments she is unable to make...

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Chris Hemsworth And Daniel Bruhl's 'Romantic Comedy' In Rush

3rd September 2013

'Rush' stars Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl ''invented'' a ''romantic comedy'' between their characters.The actors play Formula One racers James Hunt and Niki Lauda, who were known for their fierce rivalry during the 1976 F1...

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Olivia Wilde Says Chris Hemsworth Is 'Amazing'

2nd September 2013

Olivia Wilde says Chris Hemsworth is one of her favourite leading men.The 29-year-old actress has admitted the 'Snow White and the Huntsman' star is among her most loved actors and she described him as ''professional''.Speaking...

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Ron Howard Didn't Want His Kids To Act

2nd September 2013

Ron Howard wasn't keen for his children to pursue acting careers.The actor-turned-director - famous for his role as teenager Richie Cunningham in the iconic sitcom 'Happy Days' - admitted he and his wife Cheryl moved...

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John Cleese Leads David Frost Tributes

2nd September 2013

John Cleese has led tributes to Sir David Frost. The 73-year-old actor insists his life will feel ''rather diminished'' following the passing of the legendary broadcaster, who died of a heart attack aged 74 on...

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Fascinating Fact: 3829498

22nd August 2013

Ron Howard's fast-paced Formula One racing movie Rush is to open the ninth annual Zurich Film Festival in Switzerland on 26 September (13). The film stars Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl as James Hunt and...

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Ben Whishaw Finds Heart Of The Sea

16th August 2013

Ben Whishaw has signed up for 'In the Heart of the Sea'.The 'Skyfall' actor recently closed negations to play 'Moby Dick' author Herman Melville in Ron Howard's adaptation of Nathaniel Philbrick's novel of the same...

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Chris Hemsworth: Rush Helped My 'Personal Growth'

8th August 2013

Chris Hemsworth decided to star in 'Rush' to take a break from fantasy films.The 'Thor' and 'Avengers' actor is best known for playing the hammer-wielding superhero, but felt it was time to take on a...

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Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty' Looks Crazy, Bizarre, Awesome [Trailer]

By Michael West | 31st July 2013

Ben Stiller stars in the highly-anticipated adaptation of James Thurber's 1939 short story The Secret of Life of Walter Mitty, with the first official trailer rolling out online on Tuesday.Stiller stars as Mitty, the mild-mannered...

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Tom Hanks And Ron Howard Returning For Dan Brown's Inferno

18th July 2013

Tom Hanks is reuniting with director Ron Howard to bring author Dan Brown's latest mystery thriller Inferno to life on the big screen.The actor will reprise his role as Harvard University symbologist Dr. Robert Langdon...

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Tom Hanks Cast In New Dan Brown Film Inferno

17th July 2013

Tom Hanks is back for the next Dan Brown movie 'Inferno'.The 57-year-old actor was expected to return as Harvard University symbologist Robert Langdon for the adaptation of 'The Lost Symbol', the third novel in the...

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The Lone Ranger Bombs At Cinemas, But How Does It Compare To The Worst Box Office Bombs?

By Joe Wilde | 9th July 2013

Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnny Depp back together in another swashbuckling adventure, what could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately for Disney, a lot did go wrong with The Lone Ranger; no one was interested in a big...

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Ron Howard Embarrassed By Lagging Lap On Top Gear

8th July 2013

Actor/director Ron Howard was left red-faced after trailing behind in a driving challenge while appearing on U.K. motoring show Top Gear to promote his upcoming racing movie Rush.The Hollywood legend appeared on the Tv show...

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Brendan Gleeson Joins In The Heart Of The Sea

4th July 2013

Brendan Gleeson will join Chris Hemsworth in 'In the Heart of the Sea'.The 'In Bruges' actor has signed on to star opposite the Hollywood heartthrob in Ron Howard's upcoming action film, based on the true...

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George Lucas Marries Mellody Hobson At Skywalker Ranch

26th June 2013

George Lucas married his girlfriend of seven years at Skywalker Ranch over the weekend. The 'Star Wars' filmmaker wed Mellody Hobson at an intimate gathering that took place at his movie ranch and workplace, which...

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George Lucas' New Wife Mellody Hobson Is A Success In Her Own Right

By Lauren James | 25th June 2013

Star Wars creator George Lucas and businesswoman Mellody Hobson tied the knot in a Californian ceremony last weekend that was described as "beautiful" by celeb guests including Samuel L. Jackson and Ron Howard. Hobson did...

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George Lucas Weds Long-time Sweetheart

By Lauren James | 24th June 2013

George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars and Indiana Jones tied the knot with his girlfriend of seven years, Mellody Hobson. According to sources speaking with People magazine, the wedding took place on Saturday (22nd...

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George Lucas Weds For Second Time

24th June 2013

George Lucas has married his girlfriend of seven years.The 'Star Wars' film-maker wed Mellody Hobson over the weekend and the star-studded event reportedly took place at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Among those on...

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Can The Upcoming Arrested Development Series 4 Meet Fans' Expectations?

By Joe Wilde | 22nd May 2013

Arrested Development makes its long overdue return to our screens this Sunday (May 26) and after seven years of waiting, the main question people are asking is will it be worth the wait? The pressure...

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