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Hidden Figures Continues To Soar At The North American Box Office

The movie, which stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae as the three African-American women who worked behind the scenes to help NASA make John Glenn the first American astronaut to...

Octavia Spencer Felt 'Freer' Wearing A Tuxedo To The Golden Globes

Octavia Spencer felt ''freer'' wearing a tuxedo to this year's Golden Globe Awards ceremony. The 46-year-old actress - who was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in 'Hidden Figures'...

Octavia Spencer & Viola Davis Soaked Away Golden Globes Stress

The two stars are neighbours in Hollywood and often enjoy a soak, and when Octavia was in the mood for a little relaxation before the chaos of the red carpet, she called Viola...

Michael Keaton Apologises For 'Hidden Fences' Gaffe

The Birdman actor took the stage at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles to announce the nominees for the Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture accolade, but got his films mixed...

Guillermo Del Toro's The Shape Of Water To Star 'Fish Man' Creature

Guillermo del Toro's new movie 'The Shape of Water' will feature a ''fish man''.The 52-year-old filmmaker is currently working on his new project - which will star Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stulbarg,...

Hidden Figures Stars Slam Gospel Singer Kim Burrell's 'Anti-gay Remarks'

The music star, who sings I See Victory alongside Pharrell on the soundtrack of upcoming film Hidden Figures, caused controversy when she aired a sermon on Facebook Live, in which she stated: "That perverted homosexual...

Octavia Spencer Sees Political Relevance In Hidden Figures

The film tells the story of three black women who were instrumental in getting America's space race off the ground, using their mathematics and computer genius during a time of prejudice and segregation.Octavia Spencer in...

Octavia Spencer's Hidden Figures Shock

Octavia Spencer could not believe that 'Hidden Figures' was a true story.The actress plays Dorothy Vaughan in the drama about three African-American women who were on the team that helped to launch astronaut John Glenn...

Octavia Spencer's Credits Early Life Lessons With Prepping Her For 'Crazy' Hollywood

The Oscar-winner's mum Dellsena passed away when the actress was 18, but she is thankful she started early in instilling qualities in her children that allowed Octavia to thrive in Hollywood. "I had a very...

Kevin Costner Almost Passed On Hidden Figures Role

The 61-year-old actor stars in the upcoming film about the three African-American women who worked behind the scenes to help NASA make John Glenn become the first American astronaut to orbit Earth in 1962. Kevin...

Bryce Dallas Howard: Sag Nomination Is Very Special

Bryce Dallas Howard feels ''very special'' to have received a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award nomination.The 35-year-old actress has been nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or Television Movie for her performance in Netflix's...

Octavia Spencer Received Golden Globes Nod En Route To Nasa

The Oscar winner was recognised in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture category for her portrayal of real-life NASA mathematician Dorothy Vaughan when the shortlist...

Octavia Spencer Had Car Crush Fears

Octavia Spencer feared she'd be crushed by a car while shooting 'Hidden Figures'.The 46-year-old actress plays mathematician and computer pioneer Dorothy Vaughan in the upcoming biopic and was very nervous about her first scene, which...

Octavia Spencer Promises To Fight To Protect Equal Rights After Trump Victory

The controversial property mogul and reality TV star pulled off a stunning victory over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton after polls closed on Tuesday (08Nov16), and he was declared the 45th U.S. President...

Chris Evans Embarrassed By Election Result

Chris Evans is ''embarrassed'' by the US presidential election result.The 'Captain America' actor has slammed Donald Trump - and branded him a ''bully'' and a ''hatemonger'' and admitted he is ''devastated'' the former 'Apprentice'...

Octavia Spencer Rejected By Director Pal For Role In The Girl On The Train

The Oscar winner was desperate to reteam with her The Help filmmaker for the new thriller, and offered to do anything to feature in the big screen adaptation of Paula Hawkins' gripping book,...

Octavia Spencer Working With Vince Gilligan On Jim Jones Series

The Help star originally optioned the rights to Raven: The Untold Story of Jim Jones and His People by journalist Tim Reiterman, who survived the 1978 mass killing in Jonestown, Guyana, and shared...

Gifted Gets Release Date

'Gifted' is set for release on April 12.The Fox Search Light project, which comes from '(500) Days of Summer' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man' director Marc Webb, is set to hit the big screen early next...

Octavia Spencer's Struggle With Dyslexia Inspired Her To Write Children's Book

The Help star has struggled with the reading disorder since she was a child but discovered she was able to stay engaged after reading stories about a boy detective. She tells...

'Insurgent' Spends More Time On Shailene Woodley And Characterisation

Unless you had read the book, last year's hit 'Divergent' probably left you scratching your head about the story set in post-war Chicago, where people are segmented into factions according to their personalities (Dauntless, Candor,...

Octavia Spencer's Mean, Naked Sleepwalking Alter-ego Has A Name

The actress warns house guests that if they should meet Oriet in the middle of the night, they should stay out of her way. Spencer admits her restless, often naked and mean...

Octavia Spencer Wants Neil Patrick Harris Back

Octavia Spencer wants Neil Patrick Harris to host the Oscars again.The 'Insurgent' actress - who took part in an ongoing Academy Awards sketch with the evening's host - was very impressed with the 'How I...

Kate Winslet's 'Nasty' Wardrobe

Kate Winslet thinks her clothes make her 'Insurgent' character ''cattier and nastier''.The 39-year-old actress reprises her role as Jeanine in the sequel to dystopian thriller 'Divergent' and believes her wardrobe makes her villainous alter ego...

The Oscars Suffer From Worst Ratings In Six Years

This year’s Academy Awards was the least watched in six years, according to preliminary viewing figures. USA Today reported that initial Nielsen estimates put the 87th Awards stats at 36.6 million viewers, the lowest since...

Neil Patrick Harris Hosts In Underwear

Neil Patrick Harris stripped to his underwear while presenting the Academy Awards.The Oscars presenter paid homage to one of the evening's biggest winner, 'Birdman' - which picked up four awards - by stepping out on...

Neil Patrick Harris Hosts In Underwear

Neil Patrick Harris stripped to his underwear while presenting the Academy Awards.The Oscars presenter paid homage to one of the evening's biggest winner, 'Birdman' - which picked up four awards - by stepping out on...

Octavia Spencer To Portray Mary Seacole In New Biopic

Actress Octavia Spencer has been tapped to star in a new biopic documenting the real-life work of pioneering 19th century nurse Mary Seacole.The film, simply titled Seacole, will detail the Jamaican-born Brit's medical work behind...

Octavia Spencer Wins Lawsuit Against Weightloss Firm

Actress Octavia Spencer has been awarded almost $1 million (£625,000) after winning her wrongful termination lawsuit against a top weight-loss company.The Help star sued bosses at Sensa Products in 2013 for allegedly failing to pay...

Jared Leto And Will Smith Confirmed For Suicide Squad

Jared Leto and Will Smith are among the stars confirmed for 'Suicide Squad'.The 'Dallas Buyers Club' actor and 'Men In Black' star are among the star-studded cast confirmed for the upcoming Warner Bros. supervillain movie...

Fox Pulls 'Red Band Society' Mid-season

In news which will exacerbate what has been a pretty disastrous fall for new TV shows across all networks, Fox has announced that it will halt production on its freshman comedy-drama ‘Red Band Society’.Octavia Spencer...

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