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Actor Nathan Kress Engaged

Kress, who played Freddie Benson on the Nickelodeon show alongside actress Miranda Cosgrove, revealed in a series of tweets and Instagram.com posts on Friday (29May15) that he had popped the question. His...

Nicole Scherzinger Nominated For Olivier Award

Nicole Scherzinger has been nominated for an Olivier award. The former Pussycat Dolls singer only made her West End debut last December, but is already up for the best supporting actress in a musical title...

Richard Armitage Cast As Villain In Hannibal

Actor Richard Armitage has been cast as villain the Tooth Fairy in popular Tv drama Hannibal.The Hobbit star will appear as Francis Dolarhyde in six episodes of season three, according to TvLine.com. Armitage's...

The Hobbit Brings Peter Jackson's Saga Full Circle

With 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies', Peter Jackson has completed a second trilogy of films based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic novels 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'. But fans are...

'Into The Storm': You'll Be Twisting Straight Outta The Cinema

Into The Storm - the new movie from Steven Quale starring Richard Armitage - is told over a single day and follows the inhabitants of Silverton, who's town is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of...

New Trailer For 'Into The Storm' Ramps Up The Carnage [Trailer + Pictures]

A new trailer has emerged for ‘Into The Storm’, the tornado thriller starring Richard Armitage and directed by Steven Quale. In it, we get an extended look at the death and destruction caused by the...

Fascinating Fact: 4153499

The Hobbit star Richard Armitage is close to signing on to tackle classic Arthur Miller play The Crucible on the London stage in his first major theatre role in 12 years. The British actor is...

More Bard Than Bilbo? What To Expect From 'The Hobbit: There And Back Again'

Yesterday saw the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on DVD, which leaves us free to obsessively think about the final instalment of the trilogy! The Hobbit: There and Back Again is the...

Three Major Predictions For 'The Hobbit There And Back Again'

We’re two films, five hours and one cliffhanger into The Hobbit film series and final installment, There And Back Again, is due out in December. This means we’re in for about eight months of speculation....

While Most Run, Storm Chasers Go 'Into The Storm' For That Once In A Lifetime Shot [Trailer]

It’s been a crazy few years for weather, with storms ravaging coasts on both sides of the Atlantic. And crazy weather is the focus for Warner Bros.’ new film, ‘Into The Storm’, which sees some...

Richard Armitage Emotional About Final Hobbit Film

Richard Armitage has a ''lump in his throat'' about the final movie in the 'The Hobbit' trilogy. The actor, who plays Thorin Oakenshield in the movies, directed by Peter Jackson, feels emotional about Middle Earth...

Can 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Succeed Where It's Predecessor Failed? Review Round-up

Having narrowly escaped several deadly confrontations with the likes of trolls, stone giants and an innumeral amount of orcs, Bilbo Baggins, still in the company of Gandalf and the Dwarves of Erebor, continues his adventure...

'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Premiere Brings Together All-star Cast [Pictures]

Last night (December 3) saw the premiere for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug at Los Angeles’ Chinese Theater. While the final Hobbit film wrapped filming back in summer, the production team and cast, including...

'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' New Trailer - Ready For More? [Trailer + Pictures]

The second film in The Hobbit franchise The Desolation of Smaug has a brand new trailer, which sees the Elves and the Dwarves reluctantly unite, Bilbo Baggins captured by The Ring's power and the terrifying...

Ryan Gosling For Batman Role In Man Of Steel Sequel?

Ryan Gosling has been tipped to play Batman in the 'Man of Steel' sequel.The 32-year-old actor is reportedly a hot contender to take on the role of caped crusader Bruce Wayne in Zach Snyder's new...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Here's Benedict Cumberbatch! [Trailers And Pictures]

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer is finally here, and with it, the first look at Benedict Cumberbatch's big scaly fire breathing dragon. The British actor voices Smaug in the second of Peter Jackson's...

Richard Armitage Was A Bossy Dwarf

Richard Armitage enjoying bossing his fellow dwarves around while filming 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'.The 41-year-old actor - who plays powerful dwarf warrior Thorin Oakenshiel - enjoyed taking on the role of leader and taking...

The Things They Say: 3415077

"I'm standing at a bus stop next to a massive flag of Thorin, and I'm standing there thinking, 'Everyone's looking at this flag and yeah, you don't realise that the man on that flag is...

Richard Armitage Feared His Height Would Cost Him The Hobbit Role

Lanky British actor Richard Armitage refused to unpack his bags for three weeks after flying out to New Zealand to play a dwarf in The Hobbit - because he was convinced Peter Jackson would fire...

Cate Blanchett Leads The Stars At The Hobbit Premiere

Cate Blanchett led the stars at 'The Hobbit: Unexpected Journey' world premiere today (28.11.12) in Wellington, New Zealand.The blonde actress - who plays enchantress Galadriel in the fantasy franchise - was joined by her eight-year-old...

Ian Mckellen Stopped Elijah's Rock On The Hobbit

Sir Ian McKellen made a deal with Elijah Wood to stop him playing punk rock songs when they were filming 'The Hobbit'.The 73-year-old screen legend wasn't a fan of the 31-year-old actor's choice of music...

Saturday At Comic Con: Hobbits, Vampires And More.

Middle Earth upped sticks to San Diego yesterday, as Saturday's COMIC CON was all about Peter Jackson's follow-up film to the hugely successful Lord of the Rings series; The Hobbit.Along with director Jackson, Ian Mckellen...

The Hobbit Sparked Richard Armitage's Interest In Acting

British actor Richard Armitage's career has come full circle after landing a role in The Hobbit, because the original book sparked his interest in acting.Peter Jackson has hired the star to play Thorin Oakenshield, the...

Richard Armitage: 'The Hobbit Is Humorous'

Richard Armitage thinks there will be more "humour" in 'The Hobbit'.The British actor portrays Thorin Oakenshield in the forthcoming two-part 'Lord of the Rings' prequel and thinks his character and the other dwarves' back-story will...

Cate Blanchett Signs On For The Hobbit

Cate Blanchett has signed on for 'The Hobbit'.The 41-year-old actress has agreed to reprise her 'Lord of the Rings' role of Galadriel - who doesn't appear in the original J. R. R. Tolkien novel -...

James Nesbitt Lands Hobbit Role

James Nesbitt has won a part in 'The Hobbit'.The former 'Cold Feet' actor was originally being lined to play lead role Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's movie but after that part was given to Martin...

Martin Freeman Gets Hobbit Role

Martin Freeman will play Bilbo Baggins in 'The Hobbit'. The British actor - who had struggled to get deal on the film because of his commitments to TV show 'Sherlock' - has finally signed on...

No Frontrunner At Cannes, Critics Say

The Cannes Film Festival is going into its final hours without a clear frontrunner for its top Palme d'Or prize, which will be presented on Sunday. British director Mike Leigh's Another Year has received the...

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