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Prometheus Spooks Critics, But What About A Sequel?

Ridley Scott's long anticipated movie 'Prometheus' - unofficially dubbed a 'prequel' to 'Alien - has scored strong reviews ahead of its release in the States on Friday (June 8, 2012). The movie stars Michael Fassbender,...

Men In Black 3 A Huge Overseas Hit

The overseas audience's love affair with Will Smith appeared undiminished as Men in Black 3 took in more abroad in its second week than it did domestically in its first. The Sony film added $79.1...

'Prometheus' Heads Into Theaters On The Back Of Strong Reviews

As the 'don't-call-it-a-sequel' sequel to Ridley Scott's 'Alien' series, 'Prometheus' has to go down as one of the most anticipated sci-fi thriller films of recent years, meaning a mighty task for the legendary director to...

Michael Fassbender Wants Prometheus Sequel

Michael Fassbender wants to reunite with Ridley Scott for a 'Prometheus' sequel. The 'Shame' star plays an android named David in the prequel to the 'Alien' franchise and revealed he would jump at the chance...

'Prometheus' Is Finally Here! But Is It Any Good?

Ridley Scott's sci-fi epic 'Prometheus' -a supposed prequel to the director's classic 1979 movie 'Alien' - is set for release on Friday (May 30, 2012). The film is easily one of the most anticipated of...

'Blade Runner' Sequel To Star Harrison Ford?

The Blade Runner sequel could yet see Harrison Ford reprise his role as Rick Deckard, according to director Ridley Scott. Ford has previously spoken of his desire to appear in the movie, though sources have...

Cynthia Nixon Ties The Knot With Girlfriend Christine Marinoni

Congratulations to 'Sex And The City' star Cynthia Nixon, who has got married to her long-time girlfriend Christine Marinoni! The news comes as a happy ending to the pair's activist-minded relationship that saw the couple...

Harrison Ford To Appear In Blade Runner Sequel?

Harrison Ford looks set to appear in the 'Blade Runner' sequel. The 69-year-old star - who is well known for his titular role in 'Indiana Jones' and portrayal of Han Solo in the original 'Star...

Charlize Theron Impressed By Co-star Fassbender's Manhood

South-African born actress Charlize Theron spills the beans to Mtv on 'Prometheus' co-star Michael Fassbender's manhood. Fearless Fassbender revealed all in the production of 2011 film 'Shame' which prompted Mtv to inquire just how much...

The Things They Say 25271

"I'm only doing a few days on that. I've read every word the guy's published and most of them more than once. So this was a chance to do something of his and also to...

Sir Scott Reteams With Blade Runner Writer For Sequel

Director Sir Ridley Scott is teaming up with writer Hampton Fancher for a sequel to his sci-fi classic Blade Runner.The duo is reuniting to make a follow-up which will be set "some years after the...

The Avengers: Which Movies Can Gross More In 2012?

As fans of Marvel's new superhero movie will know, 'The Avengers' has now taken over $1 billion at the worldwide box-office, putting it in similar company to the likes of 'Toy Story 3', the Harry...

India Eisley Lands Role Playing Young Angelina Jolie

India Eisley, the 18-year-old American actress, will play a younger version of Angelina Jolie's character in Disney's forthcoming Sleeping Beauty reboot Maleficent. The film is still in the early stages, but competition for parts is...

Cameron Diaz Pips Angelina Jolie To The Counselor

Cameron Diaz looks set to replace Angelina Jolie as the leading female in Ridley Scott's upcoming drug thriller The Counselor.Jolie had previously expressed an interest in signing on for the film, which already features Michael...

Cameron Diaz Signs Up For The Counselor

Cameron Diaz has signed up to a role in 'The Counselor'. Although Angelina Jolie was reportedly interested in the part of Malkina, ''a hyper-sexualized Argentinean woman'', director Ridley Scott has given the part to Cameron...

Ridley Scott's Prometheus Keeps R Rating

Sir Ridley Scott's upcoming sci-fi film Prometheus will be released in the U.S. with a restrictive R rating after the director decided against cutting gory footage from the movie to please censors.Officials from the Motion...

Charlize Theron Finally Debuts Adopted Son 'Jackson'

Charlize Theron carried her newly adopted son Jackson through Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris on Tuesday (May 8, 2012) - one of the first times she been seen in public with the baby-boy, reports...

Michael Fassbender Didn't Watch Alien Before Prometheus

Michael Fassbender didn't watch 'Alien' before appearing in 'Prometheus'.The actor has a role in Sir Ridley Scott's forthcoming movie and though it is a prequel to the classic 1979 sci-fi film, he opted instead to...

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Snap Up $10 Million London Pad

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have snapped up a $10million pad in Richmond, West London. The property, named Whornes Place is the one they rented whilst Brad was filming the zombie movie World War Z...

'Prometheus' Trailer Premieres With Innovative Twitter Feedback

The 'Prometheus' trailer was finally previewed this week and - as was to be expected - featured huge panoramic shots, plenty of awe-inspiring graphics and more than a hearty glimpse of the action that's set...

Noomi Rapace Stunned By Director Praise

Noomi Rapace thought she would ''pass out'' when Sir Ridley Scott said he liked her work.The Swedish actress met up with the director to discuss a role in 'Prometheus' in 2010, and she admits she...

Cruz Set To Reunite With Husband Bardem In New Thriller

Penelope Cruz is set to star with her husband Javier Bardem once more in Ridley Scott's drug thriller The Counselor, according to a new report.The Spanish actress first worked with Bardem in 1992's Jamon Jamon,...

Charlize Theron To Star In Agent 13

Charlize Theron is to star in sci-fi movie 'Agent 13'. The 36-year-old actress will be directed by 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' helmer Rupert Wyatt for the project, which has attracted studio suitors...

Guy Pearce Taking Acting Breaking

Guy Pearce is taking a break from acting. The 44-year-old actor - who has starred in 'The King's Speech', 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' and 'The Hurt Locker' in recent years - admits he...

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Planning UK Move

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are planning to move to England for two years.The couple - who lived in the London suburb of Richmond last year while Brad shot 'World War Z' - want to...

Ridley Scott Says Hollywood Has Exhausted Sci-fi

Ridley Scott says Hollywood has exhausted the science-fiction genre.The 74-year-old director has returned to space for his latest movie 'Prometheus', a prequel to his iconic 1979 movie 'Alien', but admits he has avoided other-worldly films...

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Consider Teaming Up In The Counselor - Report

Hollywood supercouple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are considering another movie collaboration in director Ridley Scott's new film, according to online reports.Deadline.com reports Jolie is interested in signing on for The Counselor, opposite Michael Fassbender...

Angelina Jolie To Join The Counsellor

Angelina Jolie is in talks to appear in 'The Counsellor'.The 'Salt' actress has reportedly begun negotiations for a role in the forthcoming Ridley Scott movie, though insiders insist it is for a ''small'' part rather...

Woody Harrelson Signs For Out Of The Furnace

Woody Harrelson is to appear in 'Out Of The Furnace'.The 'Hunger Games' actor is expected to play Curtis DeGroat, the leader of a violent crime ring, in the forthcoming thriller, despite Billy Bob Thornton previously...

Ridley Scott 'Baffled' By Alien Offer

Sir Ridley Scott was ''baffled'' when he was first asked to direct a sci-fi movie. The 74-year-old helmer was surprised when he was offered the chance to take charge of 1979 movie 'Alien' as his...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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