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Johnny Depp For Wizard Of Oz Prequel?

Johnny Depp is in talks for 'Oz: Great and Powerful'. Robert Downey Jr. was initially expected to play the lead role in the prequel to the 'Wizard of Oz' story - directed by Sam Raimi...

New Sherlock Holmes Novel Approved As Movie Nears Completion

A new Sherlock Holmes novel is set to be published in September 2011 and will be penned by the award winning author Anthony Horowitz after he was chosen by the ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE estate to...

Downey, Jr. Quits Wizard Of Oz Prequel

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. has dropped out of upcoming Disney movie OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL and movie bosses are reportedly in talks with JOHNNY DEPP to replace him as the wonderful wizard.The Iron Man star...

Ricky Gervais Won't Host Globes Again

Ricky Gervais won't host the Golden Globes again.The comedian caused controversy when he hosted the awards ceremony on Sunday night (16.01.11) by ridiculing several top Hollywood stars including Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen and...

Downey, Jr. Gets Animated

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. is getting animated - he's set to voice clever cartoon dog Mr. Peabody on the big screen.The Iron Man star has signed on to DreamWorks' forthcoming film Peabody and Sherman, based on...

Ricky Gervais Slammed By Golden Globe Organisers

Ricky Gervais has been slammed by Golden Globe organisers for his "unacceptable" remarks during the ceremony. The British comedian caused controversy when he mocked a number of stars including Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey...

Robert Downey Jr. To Play Talking Dog

Robert Downey Jr. has signed to star as Mr. Peabody in a new animated feature. The 'Sherlock Holmes' star will take on the role of the genius dog - who along with his pet boy...

Robert Downey Jr Thinks The Avengers Will Be A Stellar Movie

ROBERT DOWNEY JR, the American actor and star of 'Iron Man', spoke of his excitement for the forthcoming 'Avengers' movie during a red carpet interview at the GOLDEN GLOBES last night (16th January 2011), reports...

Gervais Bites Hand That Pays Him

In a monologue that would have made veteran comic Don Rickles's onstage insults appear like friendly pokes by comparison, Ricky Gervais opened Sunday night's Golden Globes presentations with remarks that left as many celebrities in...

Jude Law To Return To London Stage

Jude Law has signed up to star in 'Anna Christie' on London's West End. The 'Sherlock Holmes' actor - who won plaudits for his role as Hamlet on stage in the British theatre district and...

George Clooney To Become Monster Of Florence

George Clooney has signed up to star in 'The Monster of Florence'. The 'American' actor will take the starring role in the film, about a man who writes a book concerning the truth about a...

Lohan Signs Up Downey, Jr.'S Lawyer

LINDSAY LOHAN's comeback career has been given a big boost - she has signed ROBERT DOWNEY, JR.'s entertainment lawyer to help her book lucrative TV and movie deals.The actress is expected to leave the Betty...

The Avengers Changes Shoot Date To April 2011

Joss Whedon's 'The Avengers' will begin shooting in April 2011. The Marvel Studios project - which will feature Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson and was originally scheduled to...

Downey, Jr. Buys Foxx Vintage Car For Birthday

Hollywood actor ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. gave pal JAMIE FOXX a 43rd birthday gift to remember earlier this month (Dec10) - he treated his THE SOLOIST co-star to a vintage car.Downey, Jr. shipped a replica of...

Mia Wasikowska Highest Grossing Female Star Of 2010

MIA WASIKOWSKA, the Australian-born actress and Hollywood newcomer, has been named as the highest grossing female movie-star of 2010. The actress finished second in the overall list and almost managed to bump highest earner LEONARDO...

Clooney Steps Into Downey, Jr.'S Gravity

GEORGE CLOONEY is heading into space again after agreeing to replace ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. in upcoming sci-fi movie GRAVITY.The Iron Man actor had initially signed up to star in the thriller with Angelina Jolie, who...

George Clooney Lands Role In Gravity

George Clooney will replace Robert Downey Jr. in 'Gravity'.'Iron Man' star Robert had been set to play a small but pivotal in the tale of a female astronaut - to be played by Sandra Bullock...

Iron Man 3 In Turmoil As Favreau Walks Out

IRON MAN 3, the much anticipated new movie starring Robert Downey Jr, will not be directed by Jon Favreau after the filmmaker walked out on the project, preferring instead to get behind the camera for...

Jon Favreau Not Returning For Iron Man 3

Jon Favreau will not direct 'Iron Man 3'.The actor-and-filmmaker - who directed the first two instalments of the Marvel comic book-adaptation starring Robert Downey Jr. in 2008 and 2010 - will not be returning to...

Downey, Jr.'S Rep Shrugs Off Injury Reports

A representative for ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. has dismissed reports the actor was recently injured while shooting the SHERLOCK HOLMES sequel.Production on the upcoming movie was said to have ground to a halt after Downey, Jr....

Paltrow Called On Addiction Advice From Downey, Jr.

GWYNETH PALTROW turned to her IRON MAN co-star ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. for addiction tips as she prepared to play an alcoholic in new movie COUNTRY STRONG.The clean-cut Oscar winner admits she struggled with the idea...

Will Ferrell And Galafianakis Set For Political Comedy Film

Will Ferrell and Zach Galafianakis have signed up to work on an unnamed political comedy.The Hollywood comedians will film the project - due for release during the US 2012 presidential elections - next year, with...

Downey, Jr. Signs Up For Movie-musical

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. is set to show off his song and dance skills in a new movie-musical.The Iron Man star has signed up for a lead role in a currently untitled film about two Broadway...

Downey, Jr. In Talks For Nine Year Old's Book Adaptation

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. is in talks to star in a new movie inspired by a nine year old.The Iron Man actor is slated to star in How To Talk To Girls, a movie adaptation of...

Gwyneth Paltrow Gets Addiction Advice From Downey

Gwyneth Paltrow received advice about drug addiction from Robert Downey Jr.The actress plays a recovering addict country star in new movie 'Country Strong' and she asked 'Iron Man' co-star - who has overcome substance abuse...

Robert Downey Jr. To Star In How To Talk To Girls?

Robert Downey Jr. wants a starring role in 'How to Talk to Girls'. The 'Due Date' actor - who has now officially pulled out of appearing in Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity', which has had multiple casting...

Ryan Reynolds Named Sexiest Man Alive By People

Ryan Reynolds has been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.The 'Proposal' actor - who is married to actress Scarlett Johansson, who was named Babe of the Year by GQ magazine this week -...

Downey, Jr. Is New Voice Of Mr. Peanut

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. has a nutty new role - he's providing the voice of Mr. Peanut in a new Planters ad campaign.Mr. Peanut will speak for the very first time as part of an image...

Megamind The Bad Guy Wins

As expected DreamWorks Animation's Megamind controlled the box office over the weekend as it earned an estimated $47 million. That was a tad below the consensus of analysts, who had expected it to earn $50-55...

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