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Hugh Jackman Embarrasses Son

4th September 2011

Hugh Jackman's son thinks he is embarrassing.The 42-year-old actor insists 11-year-old Oscar - his eldest child with wife Deborra-Lee Furness - doesn't view him as "cool", despite portraying 'X-Men' hero Wolverine on the big screen.Hugh...

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The Wolverine Script Is Being Rewritten

2nd September 2011

The script for 'The Wolverine' is being rewritten.The filming for the movie - which will see Hugh Jackman reprise his role as the 'X-Men' character - has been delayed as Hugh shoots Tom Hooper's new...

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Michael Fassbender Considered Catering Career

31st August 2011

Michael Fassbender considered a career in catering when acting wasn't working for him.The Irish-born star - who has appeared in movies including 'Fish Tank' and 'X-Men: First Class' - admits he was nervous when film...

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Hugh Jackman: 'Waiting Tables Stopped Arrogrance'

26th August 2011

Hugh Jackman believes beginning his career at 30 stopped him being an "a*shole". The 'Real Steel' actor said - who is known for action roles in movies including 'X-Men' and 'Wolverine' - believes starting as...

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The Wolverine Production Delayed

25th August 2011

Production on 'The Wolverine' has been pushed back because of "weather conditions". The James Mangold-directed movie - which will see Hugh Jackman reprise his role as the 'X-Men' character - was due to begin shooting...

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Michael Fassbender Gets Prisoners

19th August 2011

Michael Fassbender has been offered the lead role in 'Prisoners'. The 'X-Men: First Class' actor is replacing Leonardo DiCaprio - who was initially offered the role a few years ago - in the suspense thriller...

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Action-film Director Ratner To Co-produce Oscars

5th August 2011

In the latest head-scratching move to revitalize the annual Oscars telecast, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Thursday that action-movie director Brett Ratner will co-produce next year's show with veteran Don...

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Kevin Bacon To Murderous Swine

29th July 2011

Kevin Bacon is to star in 'R.I.P.D.'.The 'X-Men: First Class' actor is in talks to join the film - an adaptation of a Dark Horse graphic novel - alongside Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds.The movie...

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Rosario Dawson To Go In A Trance

28th July 2011

Rosario Dawson has signed up to star in Danny Boyle's 'Trance'. The 'Sin City' actress and 'Black Swan' star Vincent Cassel are the latest names to join the cast of the drama, which will also...

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Halle Berry's Intruder Hit With Burglary Charge

27th July 2011

Halle Berry's alleged stalker has been charged with burglary.Richard Anthony Franco, 27, was charged with felony stalking after he was arrested earlier this month for trespassing on the actress' property three times in three days...

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Halle Berry's Intruder Pleads Not Guilty To Stalking

14th July 2011

The man arrested for trespassing on Halle Berry's property three times in three days has pleaded not guilty to felony stalking.Richard Franco did not speak during his appearance at a Los Angeles court yesterday (13.07.11),...

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January Jones Having A Girl?

11th July 2011

January Jones is reportedly expecting a baby girl.The 'X-Men: First Class' actress - who has not disclosed the father of her baby - was spotted buying clothes for her unborn tot in Los Angeles yesterday...

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Michael Fassbender Joins At-swim-two-birds

11th July 2011

Michael Fassbender has joined the cast of 'At-Swim-Two-Birds'. The 'X-Men: First Class' actor will star alongside Colin Farrell, Gabriel Byrne and Cillian Murphy in the forthcoming production, directed by Brendan Gleeson, who will also star...

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Colin Firth For Role In Trance?

5th July 2011

Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson are being pursued for roles in Danny Boyle's 'Trance'. The Oscar-winning actor is set to replace Michael Fassbender in the art heist thriller, opposite Scarlett as a character named Elizabeth....

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Hugh Jackman: 'Wolverine Shoots In October'

30th June 2011

Hugh Jackman will start shooting 'The Wolverine' in October.The Australian actor - who has played the mutant character in four films, including three in the 'X-Men' franchise and one stand alone movie - confirmed the...

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Cars 2 Drives Overall Box Office To Victory

28th June 2011

With the top two films raking in far more than even the most optimistic forecasters had envisaged, the box office resumed its summer march forward, erasing a little more of the shortfall from 2010. After...

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Cars 2 Wins Box-office Race

27th June 2011

Disney/Pixar's Cars 2 sped past analysts' forecasts to take in an estimated $68 million over the weekend. The film, which opened to mostly terrible reviews -- unheard of for a Pixar production -- had been...

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James Mcavoy To Star In New Thriller

24th June 2011

James McAvoy is set to star in new thriller 'Trance'.The 'X-Men: First Class' actor is in talks to take on one of the lead roles of the Danny Boyle-directed movie as original favourite Michael Fassbender...

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Box Office Greener Than Expected

21st June 2011

Movie theaters sold more tickets on Father's Day than studios had expected. Green Lantern , for example, raked in $53.17 million -- about $500,000 more than Warner Bros. had estimated on Sunday. Super 8 ,...

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Green Lantern Shines, But Not Brightly

20th June 2011

Warner Bros.' Green Lantern entered the crowded field of summer superhero blockbusters and busted no blocks. The film starring Ryan Reynolds debuted at the low end of analysts' predictions with an estimated $52.7 million, good...

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Hangover Part Ii Breaks Box Office Record

20th June 2011

'The Hangover Part II' has grossed over $488 million to become the most globally successful R-rated comedy ever. The sequel - which reunites original cast members Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Justin Bartha...

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James Mcavoy Slams 3-D Movies

17th June 2011

James McAvoy thinks 3-D movies are a "waste of money". The 'X-Men: First Class' actor - who plays Professor X in the movie prequel - believes the technology is simply an excuse to get more...

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Super 8 It's A ($25.5m) Take!

14th June 2011

Paramount executives were no doubt congratulating one another on Monday as the final tally for Super 8 came in at $35.5 million, exceeding analysts' predictions on Friday of around $25-30 million (although coming in below...

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Super Take For Super 8

13th June 2011

A Twitter campaign rolled out by Paramount for Super 8 last week appeared to pay off over the weekend as the sci-fi flick debuted with an estimated $37 million, outdistancing most analysts' predictions of around...

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'Eccentric' Russell Brand

13th June 2011

Russell Brand is completely "eccentric". The British comedian is known for his wacky ways but 'Get Him To The Greek' co-star Rose Byrne says his strangeness would not stop her from working with him again.Australian...

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Jane Goldman Bemused By Kick-ass Reaction

11th June 2011

Jane Goldman insists 'Kick-Ass' was never meant to shock.The screenwriter claims the movie - which featured Chloe Moretz as a foul-mouthed 11-year-old assassin - was designed to be humorous and entertaining, and says she was...

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Movie Reviews Super 8

10th June 2011

In general, the reviews for the Steven Spielberg-produced, J.J. Abrams-directed Super 8 are glowingly positive. If there's a complaint at all, it's that, given the film's pedigree, it wasn't even better. In short, they say,...

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Will Low-key Marketing Help Or Hurt Super 8 ?

10th June 2011

Tracking studies indicate that audience awareness of and interest in Super 8 has been rising in recent days, but box-office forecasters are nevertheless predicting that it's not likely to beat the second week of last...

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Jennifer Lawrence Planning London Move

9th June 2011

Jennifer Lawrence wants to raise her family in London.The American actress - who grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, before moving to Los Angeles when she was 16 - spent five months in the UK capital...

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