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Rush Hour 4 In Production

'Rush Hour' producers have confirmed a fourth movie is currently in production. Arthur Sarkissian has teamed up with Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan again to work on a follow up to the 2007 action movie,...

Matthew Mcconaughey & Michelle Yeoh Invited To Oscars Board

Newlywed Matthew Mcconaughey, former Bond girl Michelle Yeoh and 2012 Oscar winner Octavia Spencer have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.The three stars are among the 176 actors, film...

Octavia Spencer Directs Short Film On Bullying

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has stepped behind the camera to make a short film about bullying.The Help star, who scooped an Academy Award in February (12), has directed The Unforgiving Minute, about a young boy...

Octavia Spencer Wants More Movies Filmed In Alabama

Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer has called on Hollywood bosses to shoot more movies in her native Alabama to help boost the economy in the state.The actress, who claimed Oscar gold last month (Feb12) for her...

Octavia Spencer Set For Day Honour In Alabama

Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer is set to be honoured with her own day in her native Alabama.The actress, who claimed Oscar gold last month (Feb12) for her critically acclaimed role in The Help, will...

Russell Brand Arrest Warrant Issued For Window Smash

Russell Brand has some serious explaining to do after New Orleans police issued a warrant for his arrest. Fresh from his split with Katy Perry, the British comedian is wanted for criminal damage to property...

Jessica Chastain: I Was Bullied As A Child

Jessica Chastain may not have won an Oscar for her role in The Help (that accolade went to her co-star Octavia Spencer) but the last 12 months have been hugely successful for her, nonetheless. She...

Octavia Spencer Wants Publishing Deal For Kids' Books

Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer is hoping to reinvent herself as a storybook author after writing a spy caper for kids.Spencer, who scooped the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for The Help on Sunday (26Feb12), is...

Octavia Spencer Left Speechless By Oscars Win

Octavia Spencer has told the New York Post that the one thing that can make her speechless is "winning an Oscar." She was asked the question after the star-studded Academy Awards ceremony had ended on...

Will Billy Crystal's Blackface Force Oscars 2013 To Think Different?

A report by the Los Angeles released shortly before the 84th Academy Awards showed that the majority of Oscar voters were mainly white, old and male. The story was an eye-opener for cinema fans, and...

Oscars 2012: Billy Crystal Hosting Risks Accusations Of Racism

Billy Crystal was brought in as Oscar's host following Eddie Murphy's decision to bow out after his friend Brett Ratner left his role as the event's producer following homophobic slurs. How good then to have...

Oscars 2012: Miley Cyrus Blasts Death Threat Tweets

Miley Cyrus attended Elton John's 20th Annual Aids Foundation Oscars Bash in Hollywood on Sunday (February 26, 2012), though took to Twitter to blast some users who had wished her dead before the party. The...

Kristen Wiig Gets Thumbs Up For Simple Oscars Gown

Kristen Wiig may not have been the talk of the red-carpet at the 84th Academy Awards, though she received quiet praise for her conservative gown by designer J. Mendel. The fashion critics were unanimous in...

Oscars 2012: Sean Young Arrested After Fight At Governor's Ball

Los Angeles police have confirmed actress Sean Young was placed under citizen's arrest after a fight broke out at the official post-Oscars party. The 52-year-old Hollywood star, best known for her roles in Blade Runner,...

Oscars 2012: Melissa Mccarthy In Tears Before She Hit The Red Carpet

Melissa Mccarthy was in tears on Oscars night, before she'd even hit the red carpet. She revealed to red carpet reporters that her shoe designer pal Brian Atwood had inscribed a message on the bottom...

Oscars 2012: Jessica Chastain Raises Fashion Stakes In Alexander Mcqueen Gown

Jessica Chastain wore a head-turning Alexander Mcqueen gown (designed by MCQueen's creative director Sarah Burton, according to the Associated Press) to last night's Oscars ceremony (February 26, 2012). She told reporters that, whilst other little...

2012 Academy Award Winners - The Artist Triumphs In Hotly Contested Ceremony

Last night's Academy Awards ceremony was a hotly contested one, with few categories seeming to have guaranteed winners stamped before they were announced. The Artist was the big success of the evening. The silent film...

Octavia Spencer To Become Producer

Octavia Spencer wants to become a producer.The 39-year-old actress won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her turn as maid Minny Jackson in Tate Taylor's 'The Help' last night (26.02.12), and she reveals she could...

Silent Night: The Artist Dominates The 84th Academy Awards

Silent French-movie The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius and starring Jean Dujardin dominated the top awards at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (February 26, 2012). As expected, the surprise hit took...

Teary Octavia Spencer Wins Best Supporting Actress At Oscars 2012

Octavia Spencer landed the first major award of the 84th Academy Awards, winning Best Supporting Actress for her stand-out performance in 'The Help'. The actress was the clear favorite to take home the statuette, though...

Why Did Melissa Mccarthy Cry On Oscars Night 2012?

It could be a historic night for actress Melissa Mccarthy, whose role in comedy flick 'Bridesmaids' has earned her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 2012 Oscars in Los Angeles. So why did...

Octavia Spencer Plans Breast Surgery Upon Turning 40

Octavia Spencer has already decided what she's going to buy herself when she turns 40 later this year - a breast lift! The comedic actress stated to Parade "I am going to get my boobs...

Octavia Spencer Planning Boob Job

The Help star Octavia Spencer is planning to go under the knife later this year (12) for breast augmentation surgery.The Oscar-nominated actress, 41, wants to celebrate her recent career success by treating herself to cosmetic...

Octavia Spencer's Boob Job Plans

Octavia Spencer wants a boob job.The 41-year-old actress is nominated for Best Supporting Actress at this Sunday's (26.02.12) Academy Awards for her role in 'The Help' and to celebrate she's going to have her breasts...

Jessica Chastain Bets Spencer A Spa Day She'll Win An Oscar

Jessica Chastain has bet her The Help co-star Octavia Spencer a spa day treat that she'll take home the Best Supporting Actress Oscar on Sunday (26Feb12).The actress initially bet Spencer $1,000 (£625) she'd win a...

Odds On Meryl Streep Winning Best Actress At The Oscars Fall Dramatically

As the Academy Of Motion Pictures And Sciences approach, there may be more surprising winners than first thought. Silent movie The Artist looks set to sweep the board once again, with nominations in the Best...

2012 Oscar Predictions: Who Will Scoop This Year's Prizes?

The 2012 Oscars are almost upon us, with several categories nicely poised, and others already looking like foregone conclusions. The critics have had their say, but it's down the all-important Academy voters to decide who...

The Artist Dominates Bafta Awards

'The Artist' has won seven awards at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). The silent movie - starring Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo - picked up prizes including Best Director for Michael Hazanavicius and Best...

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