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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...

The Help Director Hosting Cast Reunion For Thanksgiving

The Help director Tate Taylor will be spending America's Thanksgiving holiday with his leading ladies after inviting Allison Janney and his longtime pal Octavia Spencer to enjoy the feast with him.The actresses have flown to...

Octavia Spencer Says Hollywood Has Roles For 'Chubby' Actresses

Octavia Spencer is happy there are roles for ''sexy'' and ''chubby'' actresses in Hollywood.The 44-year-old 'Get On Up' actress claims that her role as Aunt Honey in the James Brown biopic proves there is...

Octavia Spencer's Legal Feud With Weightloss Company Heading To Court

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer's legal battle with a top weightloss company is set to hit court.The Help star is suing bosses at Sensa for allegedly failing to pay her in full for an endorsement deal.She...

Naomi Watts To Join "Insurgent" Cast Straight Away, As Rebel Leader

The cast of Divergent sequels Insurgent and Allegiant is already taking shape with Naomi Watts being the latest A-lister to join the lineup. The actress joins Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Zoe Kravitz and a number...

Jonny Weston In Talks For Insurgent

Jonny Weston is in final negotiations to join 'Insurgent'.The actor is set to join Shailene Woodley and Theo James in the sequel to 2013's 'Divergent' movie which is based on Veronica Roth's best-selling dystopian trilogy,...

British Model Suki Waterhouse Cast In Summit's 'Insurgent'

More Insturgent cast news this week. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Suki Waterhouse and Johnny Weston have been added to the growing cast of the teen dystopia. The British model has signed on to play...

Finally, Red-band Trailer For 'Snowpiercer' Arrives [Trailer + Pictures]

Snowpiercer isn’t new. Joon-ho Bong’s adapation of the popular French comic book Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob. Walking around Paris last October, posters for the movie where everywhere, and without the laboured ‘delayed train’ play...

Octavia Spencer Announced As Newest Cast Member Of 'Divergent Sequel 'Insurgent'

Octavia Spencer will be starring in the upcoming sci-fi epic 'Insurgent.'The Academy-Award winning actress will be joining the likes of Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet as the newest cast member of the 'Divergent' sequel.Lionsgate made...

Mptf's Night Before The Oscars Pulling Out Of Partnership With Beverly Hills Hotel

In recent years, besides the glamour, celebrities and red carpet fashion at the Oscars, the show’s ethics have also been put into the spotlight. This year, The Night Before The Oscars, the biggest charity event...

James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' Will Make Chadwick Boseman A Star And Have You Dancing For Days [Trailer + Pictures]

The trailer has been released for the upcoming James Brown biopic, Get On Up, which promises to bring the greatly adored "Godfather of Soul" back to life. This summer's movie will see Persons Unknown actor...

Octavia Spencer Lands New Tv Series Debut After Murder, She Wrote Axe

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has signed up to star in Steven Spielberg's new Tv drama Red Band Society after plans to remake acclaimed crime show Murder, She Wrote with her as Angela Lansbury's replacement were...

Nbc's 'Murder, She Wrote' Reboot, Starring Octavia Spencer, Gets Shut Down

'Murder, She Wrote' won't be returning to our television screens after all.This past October (2013), it was announced that NBC will air a reboot of the famed TV crime series, starring Octavia Spencer in the...

10 Best Films Of 2013

10. Behind The Candelabra - Sadly consigned to TV in America, this Liberace biopic's lavish production design deserves to be projected on the biggest screen possible. As do great performances from Michael Douglas, Matt Damon...

Octavia Spencer 'Fine' Without Kids

Octavia Spencer has no regrets about not having children.The 'Fruitvale Station' star believes it is unlikely she will ever have a baby but insists she is ''fine'' with her decision to focus on her career...

Octavia Spencer Shocks Julia Roberts & Thompson With Murder, She Wrote News

Octavia Spencer left acting royalty Julia Roberts and Emma Thompson stunned when she revealed plans to revive one of their favourite Tv shows Murder, She Wrote during a recent round table interview.The three movie stars...

Tika Sumpter Joins James Brown Biopic

Tika Sumpter has joined James Brown biopic 'Get On Up'.The 33-year-old actress will play Yvonne Fair, one of Brown's back-up singers who recorded a song written by the legendary singer called 'I Found You', which...

Bill Murray Signs Up For Supernatural Comedy

Bill Murray and Seth Rogen have signed up for 'BOO: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations'.The A-list pair will lend their voices to characters in the animated movie, which is being prepared by Dreamworks.The comedy will centre...

New Take 'Murder, She Wrote' With Octavia Spencer In The Works

One of television's most popular crime shows, Murder, She Wrote is to be revived by NBC in a new series that will offer a fresh take on the long-running Angela Lansbury drama with the casting...

Murder She Wrote Reboot In The Works Starring Octavia Spencer

Beloved U.S. Tv series Murder She Wrote is set for a revamp with Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer in the leading role.Angela Lansbury played mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher in the series, which ran from...

Nbc Producing Pilot For The Revival Of "Murder. She Wrote" Starring Octavia Spencer

CBS’s Murder, She Wrote, might be getting a much needed revival to NBC, according to the network’s announcement. NBC has ordered a pilot of the long-running series, Deadline reports. The series will benefit from the...

Octavia Spencer Writes Kids Mystery Book

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has released a new children's novel about a young crime-fighting ninja.The Help star's new book, Randi Rhodes: Ninja Detective, was released on Tuesday (15Oct13) and tells the tale of the adventure-loving...

Viola Davis And Octavia Spencer Join James Brown Biopic

Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer will star in James Brown biopic 'Get On Up'.'The Help' director Tate Taylor has cast two of the stars of his hit 2011 film in his latest project about the...

Octavia Spencer Sues Diet Company Bosses For Breach Of Contract

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer is suing the bosses of a diet company, insisting they owe her for endorsing their products.The Help star has filed legal documents against Sensa Products executives, accusing them of breaching contract...

'Paradise' - Julianne Hough Is A Little Lamb Coming Of Age [Trailer + Stills]

In Paradise, the appropriately named Lamb Mannerheim takes the scenic route in coming of age. Scarred for life but still alive after a plane crash, Lamb shocks her home-town by taking off to Las Vegas...

Justin Long Will Star With Anna Faris In Cbs' New Comedy 'Mom'

CBS' comedy Mom has added Justin Long to its cast. Chuck Lorre made the announcement at a promotional event for the series. He told the gathered press Octavia Spencer would also be making a guest...

Octavia Spencer Saved New Movie From Financial Woes

Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer saved her new independent movie from disaster by investing her own money and convincing her wealthy friends to hand over their cash after the project fell into financial difficulties.The Help star...

Go See This Movie: 'Fruitvale Station' Is An 'Unstoppable Cinematic Force'

Fruitvale Station - the new Oscar-tipped most by Ryan Coogler - tells the story of one of America's most unjust killings. In the early hours of New Year's Day, 2009, a young Bay Area kid...

Critics Say Ryan Coogler's Debut 'Fruitvale Station' Is "Magnificent"

Fruitvale Station is released on Friday 12th July. The movie follows 22-year-old Oscar as he encountered acquaintances around San Francisco Bay on New Year's Eve 2008. His day ended in tragedy when he was accidentally...

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