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Judd Apatow Against 3-D Sex Scenes

Judd Apatow doesn't want to see sex in 3-D. The movie director, who has previously worked on films including 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall' - where Jason Segal exposed his manhood - and 'Knocked Up', believes intimate...

Charlize Theron To Present Oscar

Charlize Theron, Kathy Bates and Barbra Streisand are the latest stars to become presenters at the Oscars on Sunday (07.03.10). The three actresses, who have all previously won Academy Awards, will also be joined by...

Avatar And Inglourious Lead Empire Awards

'Inglourious Basterds' and 'Avatar' lead this year's 15th annual Jameson Empire Film Award nominations. The blockbuster films, directed by Quentin Tarantino and James Cameron respectively, were named in five categories each, including the coveted Best...

Downey, Jr. & Efron Linked To Warner Bros. Deals

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. and ZAC EFRON are the latest stars connected to producing deals with movie studio Warner Bros.The Iron Man actor and his wife, producer Susan Downey, are reportedly in negotiations to sign a...

Guess Who Are The Top-paid Actors

Robert Downey Jr. may have starred in two films in 2009 ( The Soloist, Sherlock Holmes ); Matt Damon may also have starred in two films ( Invictus, The Informant ); George Clooney may have...

Action Man Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. has no plans to swap action roles for more serious ones as he gets older.The actor - who can be seen bare-knuckle boxing in 'Sherlock Holmes' and performs many of his own...

Downey Jr. And Beyonce Wanted For A Star Is Born

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and BEYONCE are tipped to take the lead roles in a new remake of 1930s movie classic A STAR IS BORN.First released in 1937, the musical has been reworked twice in the...

Populism Fails To Make Globes More Popular

Following years of declining awards-show ratings often blamed on the fact that movies that few people see turn out to be the winners, the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Sunday awarded its top...

James Bond To Replace Sherlock Holmes In Cowboys & Aliens?

JAMES BOND DANIEL CRAIG is in talks to replace SHERLOCK HOLMES star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. in new movie COWBOYS & ALIENS.Downey Jr. reportedly quit the project, directed by Iron Man filmmaker Jon Favreau, to concentrate...

Downey Jr. Quits Cowboys For Holmes

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has dropped out of new movie COWBOYS AND ALIENS to concentrate on the SHERLOCK HOLMES sequel, according to reports.The Hollywood actor was set to re-team with Iron Man director Jon Favreau for...

How Gay Will Sherlock Holmes Get?

For reasons of his own, Robert Downey Jr. has chosen to embellish what some critics have seen as a "homoerotic subtext" in the new Sherlock Holmes movie. In one interview last month, Downey said that...

Jude Law Discovers Holmes

Jude Law didn't know anything about Sherlock Holmes.The actor plays the fictional English detective's sidekick Dr. Watson in the new film of the same name but confesses he was unaware of the literary character created...

Sherlock Holmes 2 In Jeopardy

Guy Ritchie's plans for a 'Sherlock Holmes' sequel are in jeopardy after Robert Downey Jr. claimed the character could be portrayed as gay.Andrea Plunket, who holds the US copyright to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's literary...

Holmes Is A Christmas Day Hit

ROBERT DOWNEY JR's SHERLOCK HOLMES appears to be a hit in America - the film took in almost $25 million (GBP15.6 million) on Christmas Day (25Dec09).Film fans flocked the cinema to see the Guy Ritchie...

The Return Of Sherlock Holmes

They've been making movies about Sherlock Holmes almost from the dawn of filmed entertainment. The first one appeared in 1905, and a slew of them appeared in both the silent era and the beginning of...

Downey, Jr. Enjoys Working With Producer Wife

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. cherishes working with his film producer wife SUSAN DOWNEY - because he would rarely see her if she was not in the movie industry.The couple, which has been married since 2005, has...

Downey Jr. Fell In Love With London

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was gutted when he discovered he'd have to move to London to shoot SHERLOCK HOLMES, but he soon grew to love the British capital.The actor admits he had a miserable time filming...

Hungry Watson Jude Law

Jude Law's 'Sherlock Holmes' costume felt like a "razor blade" against his throat.The British actor - who portrays the title character's sidekick Watson in the Guy Ritchie blockbuster - was left uncomfortable and hungry while...

Guy Ritchie Doesn't Regret Making 'Swept Away' With Ex-wife Madonna.

The 41-year-old British director - whose 2002 movie 'Swept Away' starring his ex-wife Madonna, 51, flopped at the cinema and went straight to DVD in the UK - said he wasn't upset by the critics,...

Strong Found Fighting Downey, Jr. 'Quite Scary'

Actor MARK STRONG was hesitant to fight ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. for their new movie SHERLOCK HOLMES, because the IRON MAN star is so good at martial arts, the idea of getting beaten up was "quite...

Downey Jr. Inspired Law To Take Sherlock Role

JUDE LAW only agreed to star in SHERLOCK HOLMES because he was desperate to work with ROBERT DOWNEY JR.The British actor was unsure whether to take the role of Holmes' sidekick Dr. Watson in the...

Downey Jr. & Law Bonded Over Booze

SHERLOCK HOLMES stars ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and JUDE LAW bonded during late-night boozing sessions at director GUY RITCHIE's London pub.The Iron Man star plays the supersleuth in the new adaptation, with Law playing his faithful...

U.k. Movie Reviews Sherlock Holmes

The British have had a first look at Sherlock Holmes , Guy Ritchie's reimagining of their countries most famous and beloved fictional detective, played -- egad, Watson! -- by an American, Robert Downey Jr. The...

Golden Globes Nods Rev Up Up In The Air

Up in the Air , already the recipient of several awards from critics groups, received six Golden Globe nominations today (Tuesday), the most for any film. The George Clooney starrer was joined in the best...

Downey Jr. Intimidated By Pitt In Ritchie Role

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was terrified about stepping into SHERLOCK HOLMES' shoes for GUY RITCHIE's new movie - because he was convinced he could never top BRAD PITT's performance in the director's SNATCH film.The Iron Man...

Reilly Wary Of Sherlock Holmes Role

British actress KELLY REILLY only agreed to take a role in GUY RITCHIE's upcoming SHERLOCK HOLMES because ROBERT DOWNEY JR. had accepted the part of the super sleuth.The beauty plays the girlfriend of Jude Law's...

Supernatural Sleuth Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr. used to visit a spiritualist medium.The 'Sherlock Holmes' actor admits he used to regularly attend meetings to watch people trying to contact their loved ones beyond the grave. He said: "I used...

Accidental Addict Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr. became a drug addict by accident.The 'Iron Man' star - who was arrested and attended rehab several times between 1996 and 2001 - insists he had always promised himself he would never...

Downey Jr. Links Illness To Weight Loss

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has a nasty parasite to thank for his super-svelte shape in new movie SHERLOCK HOLMES - he lost weight after contracting a bug in Japan.The 44 year old was in the Far...

Downey Jr. Lands Top Hollywood Honour

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is to become part of Hollywood royalty on Monday (07Dec09) when his hand and footprints are added to the cement outside Tinseltown landmark Grauman's Chinese Theatre.The Iron Man star will join the...

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