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Jackson Expanding Hobbit To Three Films

31st July 2012

Peter Jackson has now found a way to extract three films from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit . It was originally...

Emma Stone To Star In Cameron Crowe Rom-com

31st July 2012

Emma Stone is to star in Cameron Crowe's forthcoming romantic comedy movie. The 'Amazing Spider-Man' star will team up with...

Dark Knight Rises How Many Stayed Away?

24th July 2012

Warner Bros.' The Dark Knight Rises did indeed set a record over the weekend. It's $160.9-billion gross represented the biggest...

Sony Planning Jumanji Reboot

20th July 2012

Sony Pictures are planning a 'Jumanji' reboot. Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures - which is owned by Sony -...

European Tv Paying Billions For Hollywood Movies

18th July 2012

Hollywood has found a new, lucrative market for its motion pictures European television stations. Today's (Wednesday) Hollywood Reporter provides details...

Not Much Box-office Heat For New Ice Age

16th July 2012

Ice Age Continental Drift performed slightly better than its studio, 20th Century Fox, had predicted last week but well below...

Spidey Slows At Box Office

11th July 2012

The Amazing Spider-Man appears to be spinning down. Sony had expected the movie to earn about $21 million on Sunday...

Continental Drift Ices First Place Overseas

9th July 2012

Meanwhile, the overseas box office was blanketed by a new Ice Age . The latest installment of the animated franchise,...

Michael Fassbender To Star In Assassin's Creed

9th July 2012

Michael Fassbender is to star in 'Assassin's Creed'.The 'Shame' actor will take on the lead role in the big-screen adaptation...

Seinfeld Returning -- On The Web

6th July 2012

An upcoming series by Jerry Seinfeld titled Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee could become a turning point for home entertainment,...

Movie Reviews (1) The Amazing Spider-man

2nd July 2012

Since Spider-Man is opening in a handful of locations tonight (Monday) some U.S. critics are getting a head start by...

Kylie Minogue Gets Emotional Over Silver Clef Award

29th June 2012

Kylie Minogue was ''emotional'' as she picked up an award at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards today (29.06.12).The...

Brave -- A Hit Or A Miss For Pixar And Disney?

26th June 2012

There is such a Midas image about Pixar in the Hollywood business community that even when one of its films...

Revamped Google Tv To Make Its Debut In The U.k.

25th June 2012

A flop in the U.S., Google TV is coming to the U.K. next month -- this time with a revamped...

Simon Cowell Sues One Direction Over Band Name

25th June 2012

Simon Cowell is suing the American group One Direction over their band name.The music mogul's record label Syco has accused...

Two New Movies Take A Dive -- As Does Box Office

19th June 2012

Disappointing performances by two debuting films featuring stars who are usually guaranteed winners pushed the box office into the losing...

One Direction's Liam Payne Reels In Shark

18th June 2012

One Direction's Liam Payne caught a shark on a fishing trip in California. The boy band star reeled in a...

One Direction Could Double Worth Next Year

16th June 2012

One Direction's worth is expected to double in value by next year.'The X Factor' 2010 rejects have been raking in...

One Direction To Voice Cartoon

14th June 2012

One Direction are to voice a cartoon series.The British boy band - comprising Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Harry...

No More Chinese Villains -- Not One -- In Movies

13th June 2012

There are no longer any Chinese villains in movies, and film producers are going to great lengths to include positive...

Spider-man Videos Posted On Youtube

11th June 2012

In advance of Sony's release of The Amazing Spider-Man on July 3, the studio has posted on YouTube not only...

New Michael Jackson Song Is Released

7th June 2012

A previously unheard Michael Jackson song has been released.'Don't Be Messin' Around' was not deemed good enough by Michael to...

Thanks To China, Fox Crosses $1-Billion Mark Overseas

6th June 2012

Reflecting Hollywood's increasing dependence on the expanding Chinese market, 20th Century Fox has become the third studio to cross the...

Snow White And The Huntsman A Sleeper Hit

5th June 2012

Snow White and the Huntsman could turn out to be the sleeper hit of the year. No one had expected...

Men In Black 3 A Huge Overseas Hit

4th June 2012

The overseas audience's love affair with Will Smith appeared undiminished as Men in Black 3 took in more abroad in...

Men In Black Whips The Avengers

30th May 2012

After three weeks at the top of the box office, Marvel/Disney's The Avengers slipped to second place over the Memorial...

Men In Black 3 Debut -- Good, Not Great

29th May 2012

It may not have been the smash opening that Sony executives were likely hoping for, but when a film debuts...

Men In Black 3 Set To Dethrone Avengers

25th May 2012

The Memorial Day weekend will likely see The Avengers getting knocked out of first place at the box office, tracking...

Sony And Samsung In Bid To Prop Up Prices Of Tv Sets

24th May 2012

Sony Corp. and Samsung Electronics, who have each reported near-disastrous results as a result of cutthroat competition among TV retailers...

The Avengers Is Now Disney's Top Film Ever

22nd May 2012

The Avengers set yet another record over the weekend. With $55.6 million in domestic ticket sales, it lifted its total...