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Bruce Campbell Will Reprise Iconic Role In New 'Ash Vs Evil Dead' Tv Series

By Stephanie Chase | 11th November 2014

Bruce Campbell will soon be back in action again as Ash Williams, in a new tv series based on the Evil Dead franchise.Bruce Campbell will return to his role as Ash WilliamsOver 30 years since...

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Why 'The Last Of Us' Movie Will Succeed

By Joe DeAndrea | 5th August 2014

The Last of Us was only released on PlayStation 3 a year ago. After winning nearly 200 "Game of the Year" awards and re-releasing the game for PlayStation 4, the plans to adapt it into...

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Spider-man's Norman Osborn Gets 'Odd' Introduction

27th November 2013

Norman Osborn will have a ''an extremely odd introduction'' in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'.Actor Chris Cooper, who is set to play the infamous comic book villain in the new movie, has revealed his character will...

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Ben Affleck And Matt Damon To Produce Sleeper

22nd November 2013

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are teaming up to produce 'Sleeper'.The actors and producer Jennifer Todd are joining forces to work on the movie - which is adapted from a comic book written by Ed...

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As 'Thor: The Dark World' Fails To Overwhelm Critics, Are Marvel Losing Their Touch?

By Joe Wilde | 7th November 2013

Thor 2: The Dark World has been entertaining audiences to a variable degree since it was released this week in the US, and even earlier in some overseas markets. The film already looks on course...

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Evil Dead Ii's Ash Williams Wins Greatest Horror Movie Character Of All Time

30th October 2013

'Evil Dead II's Ash Williams has been voted the Greatest Horror Movie Character Of All Time.The one-handed, chainsaw-swinging, iconic hero - portrayed by Bruce Campbell - in Sam Raimi's 1987 cult classic beat 665 characters...

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Willem Dafoe: Spider-man Reboot Is 'Cynical'

4th October 2013

Willem Dafoe has branded 'The Amazing Spider-Man' ''cynical''.The actor played Norman Osborn, aka the Green Goblin, in Sony's original 'Spider-Man' trilogy directed by Sam Raimi and starring Tobey Maguire, and while he hasn't seen the...

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Rosemarie Dewitt To Tackle Poltergeist

24th July 2013

Rosemarie Dewitt has reportedly signed up to tackle a Poltergeist in Sam Raimi's remake of the original 1982 horror.Plans to reboot the film have been in the works for several years, but the project was...

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James Franco Criticises Amazing Spider-man

19th June 2013

James Franco has slammed Sony Pictures for remaking 'Spider-Man' before ''burying the corpse'' of the old trilogy.The actor played Harry Osborn - the best friend of Spider-Man's alter-ego Peter Parker - in the original films...

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Is 'Evil Dead' Scary Enough To Retain Box Office No.1 Spot?

By Michael West | 11th April 2013

Horror remake Evil Dead will attempt to retain the top spot at the US box office this weekend, after its strong showing on debut. The movie, directed by Fede Alvarez and produced by Sam Raimi,...

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Movie Reviews: =96evil Dead

5th April 2013

The general concensus among film critics is that if you're a dyed-in-the-wool horror-film fan, you'll love the remake of Evil Dead. (Well, the original was called The Evil Dead.) If not, you're likely to leave...

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A Week In News: Justin Bieber Loses Fans? Elin Nordegren Finds Love? Miley Cyrus Single?

By Michael West | 13th March 2013

Bieber Blues: What is happening to Justin Bieber? The former loveable scamp appears to have become a target for the tabloids, especially the British ones. He endured a torrid time in London before cancelling a...

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Oz Fan-boy James Franco On Why He Signed On For 'Great And Powerful'

By Michael West | 11th March 2013

Oz: Great and Powerful overcame mixed reviews to take the top spot at the U.S. box office over the weekend, earning $80.3 million and an additional $69.9 million worldwide, according to studio estimates. Cynical industry...

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Weekend Box Office Glory For Sam Raimi's Oz The Great And Powerful

By Hayley Avron | 11th March 2013

Oz really is great and powerful, when it comes to raking in the box office cash, it seems. BBC News reports that Oz the Great And Powerful claimed $80.3 million (£53.7 million) in box office...

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"I'm So Sorry!" Oz: Great And Powerful's Mila Kunis Not In 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

By Michael West | 8th March 2013

Mila Kunis became everyone's favorite Hollywood actress this week, after helping a clearly terrified rookie journalist through an interview for BBC Radio 1. The down-to-earth star was pretty much everyone's favorite Hollywood actress anyway, but,...

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James Franco Receives Hollywood Star

8th March 2013

James Franco fought back tears as he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday (07.03.13).The 'Oz the Great and Powerful' actor appeared overwhelmed with pride as he cemented his place in...

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Disney To Make Oz The Great And Powerful Sequel

8th March 2013

Disney is planning a sequel to 'Oz the Great and Powerful'.Variety reports the studio has commissioned a follow-up film to Sam Raimi's prequel flick - starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz...

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Mila Kunis Signs Up For 'Oz: Great And Powerful' Sequel, Nobody Else Does

By Michael West | 7th March 2013

Hmm, looks like the studio heads have really got one over on Mila Kunis and the 'Oz: Great and Powerful' gang here. The movie doesn't hit theaters until tomorrow (March 8, 2013) though Disney has...

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Is There Genius In Sam Raimi's 'Oz: Great And Powerful'?

By Michael West | 7th March 2013

Disney's fantastical adventure 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' hit theaters worldwide this weekend on the back of lukewarm support at best. A prequel to the much-loved 1939 classic starring Judy Garland, Sam Raimi's 3-D film...

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Sam Raimi Wanted Anne Hathaway For Spider-man 4

6th March 2013

Sam Raimi wanted Anne Hathaway to star in 'Spider-Man 4'.The director helmed the original three 'Spider-Man' movies - which starred Tobey Maguire and came out between 2002 and 2007 - and has revealed he was...

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Mila Kunis: Working With Rachel Weisz And Michelle Williams Was A 'Gift'

6th March 2013

Mila Kunis describes working with Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz as a ''gift''.The three actresses play witches Theodora (Mila), Glinda the Good (Michelle) and Evanora (Rachel) in Sam Raimi's upcoming Disney film 'Oz the Great...

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Sam Raimi Can't Watch New Spider-spider Man Movies

5th March 2013

Spider-Man director Sam Raimi can't bear to watch Marc Webb's super hero franchise revamp - because it would bee too much like attending "an ex-girlfriend's wedding".The 53 year old filmmaker took charge of Tobey Maguire's...

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James Franco Had Magic Lessons For Oz The Great And Powerful

5th March 2013

James Franco had private lessons from a magician for 'Oz the Great and Powerful'.The 34-year-old actor plays circus entertainer Oscar Diggs, who eventually becomes the Wizard of the land of Oz, in Sam Raimi's Disney...

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James Franco 'Excited' By Oz The Great And Powerful

4th March 2013

James Franco was ''excited'' to revisit his childhood in 'Oz the Great and Powerful'.The 34-year-old actor plays the titular wizard in Disney's upcoming fantasy flick and was not only drawn in by director Sam Raimi's...

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Rachel Weisz Loved Doing Own Stunts In Oz The Great And Powerful

2nd March 2013

Rachel Weisz loved performing her own stunts for 'Oz the Great and Powerful'.The 43-year-old actress had to work on tricky wire stunts for her role as Evanora, the Wicked Witch of the East, in the...

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Sam Raimi Got Close To James Franco With Oz The Great And Powerful

1st March 2013

Sam Raimi got closer than ''ever before'' to James Franco on the set of 'Oz the Great and Powerful'.The successful filmmaker previously worked with the 34-year-old heartthrob when he directed James in his 'Spider-Man' trilogy...

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Oz The Great And Powerful Will Be Different From Wizard Of Oz, Insists Sam Raimi

By Contributor | 28th February 2013

The Land of Oz might be familiar to almost everyone who watches Oz The Great And Powerful for the first time, but director Sam Raimi and star Michelle Williams have been at pains to express...

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Chris Cooper Joins The Amazing Spider-man 2

28th February 2013

Chris Cooper has joined the cast of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'.The 'American Beauty' actor is set to star alongside Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone - who will reprise their roles as Peter Parker/Spider Man and...

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Sam Raimi Avoids The Amazing Spider-man

20th February 2013

Sam Raimi hasn't ''had the guts'' to see 'The Amazing Spider-Man'.The director made a trilogy of Spider-Man movies starring Tobey Maguire as the titular superhero between 2002 and 2007, but hasn't been able to bring...

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James Franco Not A Fan Of The Amazing Spider-man

31st January 2013

James Franco can't understand why movie executives allowed director Marc Webb to reboot the Spider-Man franchise so soon after Sam Raimi's film series, insisting last year's (12) blockbuster introduced nothing new to the story.The 127...

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