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Emma Thompson Claims Hollywood Sexism Is Worse Than Ever

Beloved English actress Emma Thompson has waded into the debate about gender equality in Hollywood, claiming that, far from making progress since the issue was first seriously raised in the last decade, the industry has...

Robert Carlyle Blasts American Actresses

Robert Carlyle thinks American actresses shy away from ''monstrous roles''.The 54-year-old actor - who starred in 'Trainspotting' and 'The Full Monty' - has argued that Americans, unlike their British counterparts, are reluctant to take on...

Robert Carlyle: I'd Like To Be A Rock Star

Robert Carlyle would like to be a rock star.The 54-year-old actor - whose film credits include 'Trainspotting' and 'The Full Monty' - has revealed he craves the adrenaline rush of performing live on stage in...

Robert Carlyle Can Relate To Trainspotting's Begbie

Robert Carlyle can easily relate to his 'Trainspotting' character.The award-winning actor starred as Begbie, a sociopathic character that featured in the Danny Boyle-directed movie, and has revealed he was a fusion of various people he...

Robert Carlyle: Trainspotting 2 Is Closer Than Ever

Robert Carlyle says 'Trainspotting 2' is ''closer than it's ever been''.The 54-year-old actor starred in Danny Boyle's adaptation of the Irvine Welsh cult novel two decades ago - alongside fellow Scott Ewan McGregor, 44, and...

Robert Carlyle: I Only Get Offers To Play Psychos

Robert Carlyle keeps ''getting offered psychos''.The 54-year-old actor - who's starred in 'Trainspotting', '28 Weeks Later' and 'The Full Monty' - has said that while he'd like the opportunity to appear in more comedies roles,...

Robert Carlyle Joined Twitter To Shoot Down Imposter

The Full Monty star is not a fan of microblogging and was determined never to sign up for Twitter, but he was backed into a corner after finding out a spoof 'Robert Carlyle'...

Ewan Mcgregor For Trainspotting Sequel

Ewan McGregor will star in a 'Trainspotting' sequel.The 44-year-old actor will reprise his role as heroin addict Renton almost 20 years after the original was released, having reconciled with director Danny Boyle who he was...

Trainspotting Stars Set To Reunite At Scottish Film Festival

The Moulin Rouge! actor is heading to the 2015 Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) to screen his new movie Last Days In The Desert, in which he plays Jesus Christ, reuniting him with...

Robert Carlyle's Directorial Debut To Open Edinburgh Film Festival

The Legend Of Barney Thomson, in which Carlyle also stars, will be screened at the Festival Theatre on 17 June (15). The thriller, set in Glasgow, also features Emma Thompson, Ray Winstone,...

Robert Carlyle Pays Tribute To Late Co-star

British actor Robert Carlyle has paid tribute to his former Tv co-star Jenny Mccrindle following her death on Sunday (26Oct14).The Full Monty star took to Twitter.com to mourn the actress, who passed away after a...

Emma Thompson & Ray Winstone Join Carlyle's Serial Killer Cast

Emma Thompson and Ray Winstone have joined the cast of Trainspotting star Robert Carlyle's directorial debut.The Full Monty star will portray a barber who becomes a serial killer in The Legend Of Barney Thomson, and...

Imogen Poots Admires Actresses Who Can Adapt

Imogen Poots looks up to women who challenge themselves in film.'The Look of Love' actress - who is currently starring alongside 'Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul in 'A Long Way Down' and 'Need For Speed' -...

Trainspotting Sequel: Will Ewan Mcgregor Return? (And Other Questions)

Ewan McGregor's Renton famously announced that he hadn't "felt that good since Archie Gemmill scored against Holland in 1978!" in Danny Boyle's classic Trainspotting in 1996. Now, two decades later, we could find ourselves checking...

Kasabian Hopeful Of Us Success

Kasabian thinks their ''future looks good'' in America.The 'Days Are Forgotten' hitmakers have recently returned to the UK following a US tour and are pleased with the reception they received Stateside, though it was hard...

Mischa Barton Promises 'Beautiful' Noel Video

Mischa Barton says her video with Noel Gallagher is ''really beautiful''.The 26-year-old actress was shooting the promo with the former Oasis guitarist in Los Angeles this week and she is very pleased with the final...

Robert Carlyle Gives Up Coffee For Charity

Actor Robert Carlyle is quitting coffee for 40 days to raise money for charity.The Trainspotting star is taking part in the Christian tradition of Lent, during which followers cut out a favourite food or activity...

Stargate Universe Scrapped

ROBERT CARLYLE's sci-fi TV show STARGATE UNIVERSE has been cancelled after two seasons.The series, a spin-off from popular 1994 film Stargate, will come to an end in the spring (11) following the broadcast of the...

Carlyle's Agony Over Hitler Role

ROBERT CARLYLE cried when he was portraying Nazi leader ADOLF HITLER - and got so involved in the role that he felt full of "hatred" and "bile" for months afterwards.The Scottish star played the German...

Carlyle And Buble Lead Gemini Awards

Scottish actor ROBERT CARLYLE was the toast of the Gemini Awards in Canada on Saturday (13Nov10) after landing the coveted Best Actor trophy.The Trainspotting star was awarded for his role in Stargate Universe, while Jonathan...

Carlyle Defends Tv Work

Scottish actor ROBERT CARLYLE has defended his decision to take on a new TV project, insisting the move isn't a "journey back" from his starring roles in movies.The actor made his name on the small...

Carlyle's Seaside Squat

Scottish actor ROBERT CARLYLE was forced to live on a beach as a child after his family was evicted from a London squat.The Trainspotting star lived in abject poverty with his father in their native...

Carlyle Stole To Survive As A Child

TRAINSPOTTING star ROBERT CARLYLE had to steal to survive while growing up in Glasgow, Scotland because his family was so poor.The actor's mother walked out on him when he was four years old, leaving him...

Carlyle Lost In Translation On Stargate Set

Actress MING-NA fears sci-fi fans watching her new show STARGATE UNIVERSE will be baffled when co-star ROBERT CARLYLE speaks - because no one can understand his thick Scottish accent.The former ER star admits she struggled...

Carlyle Quits British Cinema

THE FULL MONTY star ROBERT CARLYLE has vowed to venture away from British cinema - because audiences aren't interested in his movies.The actor believes he gave the performances of his life in his last two...

Carlyle Would Work On Boyle's Porno For Free

Scottish actor ROBERT CARLYLE is desperate for DANNY BOYLE to film the sequel to cult movie TRAINSPOTTING - insisting he would "jump though hoops of fire" to star in an adaptation of IRVINE WELSH's PORNO.The...

Actors' Clean-cut Looks Spell End For Trainspotting Sequel

Director DANNY BOYLE has abandoned plans for a sequel to TRAINSPOTTING - because original castmembers EWAN MCGREGOR, JONNY LEE MILLER and ROBERT CARLYLE look too "well kept". The filmmaker has been toying with the idea...

Sutherland Begged Carlyle To Play 24 Role

KIEFER SUTHERLAND was so desperate to land pal ROBERT CARLYLE as his co-star in the upcoming 24 TV movie REDEMPTION, he offered to babysit THE FULL MONTY star's kids. The actor thought it would be...

Carlyle To Replace Dr. Who Tennant?

TRAINSPOTTING star ROBERT CARLYLE is in talks to take over from DAVID TENNANT as TV time traveller DR. WHO. Tennant is rumoured to be leaving the cult BBC TV show at the end of the...

Max Beesley: Dating Scary Damaged My Career

Brit actor MAX BEESLEY has revealed that going out with Scary Spice MELANIE BROWN "had no benefits" for his career.In a newspaper interview to promote new BBC series THE LAST ENEMY, the 37-year-old admitted that...

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