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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...

Sherlock Holmes Gave Downey, Jr. A Taste For Thrills

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. is demanding more stunts in the IRON MAN sequel - after developing a love for high-octane fight scenes while filming SHERLOCK HOLMES.The actor was whipped into shape to play the supersleuth in...

Downey, Jr. Helps Re-write Iron Man Sequel

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. is so determined to make IRON MAN 2 a hit, he's helping rewrite the screenplay to ensure it surpasses the original superhero movie.The actor starred as billionaire entrepreneur Tony Stark in the...

Downey Jr. Ponders Retirement

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. will consider retirement if his upcoming SHERLOCK HOLMES movie flops.The actor is adamant that if his new detective movie doesn't do well as the box office on its release next month (Dec09),...

Johnny Depp Sexiest Man Alive

Johnny Depp has been named Sexiest Man Alive 2009. The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star has been awarded the title by the US magazine People for the second time, after first being given the accolade...

Family Guy Not Too Iffy For Warner Bros.

Microsoft may have found the upcoming Family Guy special too controversial for it to go ahead with announced plans to be the sole sponsor of the show. But Fox announced over the weekend that a...

Rza Expands Acting Resume Opposite Downey Jr.

WU-TANG CLAN producer RZA is climbing the ranks in Hollywood by expanding his acting portfolio - the rapper is set to join ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and JAMIE FOXX in new movie DUE DATE.The hip-hop star,...

Soloist Stars Downey, Jr. And Foxx To Team Up For Road Movie

THE SOLOIST co-stars ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. and JAMIE FOXX are to team up for a new road movie comedy with the brains behind 2009 summer hit THE HANGOVER.The Hangover star Zach Galifianakis and the film's...

Scarlett Johansson's Superhero Secret

Scarlett Johansson wants to surprise husband Ryan Reynolds with her "tight" 'Iron Man 2' outfit.The Hollywood actress - who portrays Natasha Romanoff and her sexy alter-ego, Russian spy Black Widow, in the new superhero movie...

Robert Downey Jr Serious About Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. is taking 'Iron Man 2' more seriously than any other film of his entire career.The 44-year-old actor - who plays industrialist Tony Stark and his metal-suited alter ego - is feeling the...

Downey Jr. 'Humbled' By Homeless

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was humbled while working with homeless people on THE SOLOIST - because it reminded him of his darkest moments as a drug addict.The actor managed to turn his life around nine years...

Stars Say Goodbye To Dj Am

LINDSAY LOHAN, ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and NICOLE RICHIE were among the mourners who attended a star-studded memorial service for the late ADAM 'DJ AM' GOLDSTEIN on Thursday evening (03Aug09).The club icon was found dead in...

Favreau To Take On Cowboys And Aliens?

Director JON FAVREAU is in talks to reteam with IRON MAN star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. for a new comic book adaptation of COWBOYS AND ALIENS.Downey Jr. has been linked to the project for over a...

No Vampires For Downey Jr.

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has dismissed rumours he is set to sink his teeth into a new role as a vampire.The Iron Man star was recently reported to be in talks to take over the role...

Downey Jr To Take On Cruise's Vampire Role

ROBERT DOWNEY JR is in talks to replace TOM CRUISE as bloodsucker LESTAT in a prequel to 1994 movie INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE.Studio bosses want to capitalise on the popularity of vampire-themed Twilight and TV...

Pitt & Ferrell Replace Downey Jr. In Oobermind

BRAD PITT and funnyman WILL FERRELL have stepped in to rescue superhero movie OOBERMIND after ROBERT DOWNEY JR. quit the project.The Iron Man actor had signed up to extend his comic book credentials with a...

Downey Jr. To Vamp It Up As Lestat?

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is in talks to become the movie world's latest vampire sensation.The Iron Man star is in negotiations to play Anne Rice's Lestat Du Lioncort in the latest movie adaptation of her The...

Guy Ritchie Inn Trouble

Guy Ritchie's pub is being monitored after receiving noise complaints.The Punch Bowl, located in London's exclusive Mayfair district, has been branded too raucous by furious residents living near the drinking establishment. Westminster council has decided...

Will Holmes And Watson Be Gay In New Movie?

The British tabloid News of the World' s suggestion that the upcoming Sherlock Holmes film will imply a homosexual relationship between Holmes and Dr. Watson is kicking up a minor ruckus. The Sunday newspaper, part...

Jude Law Wants Sherlock Sequel

Jude Law is desperate to make another 'Sherlock Holmes' movie.The actor - who plays Holmes' faithful sidekick Dr. Watson in Guy Ritchie's new adaptation of the classic detective tale - is hoping for a sequel...

Robert Downey Jr's Battle Hate

Robert Downey Jr. hates fight scenes in films.The 'Iron Man' star - who has appeared in several action movies - goes to get more popcorn when the punches start flying at the cinema.The 44-year-old actor...

Jon Favreau Confirms Iron 3

Jon Favreau has confirmed there will be a third 'Iron Man' film.The filmmaker - who directed the first two movies in the superhero franchise- refused to confirm a timeframe for the project, but hinted it...

Scarlett Johansson Kicks Iron Butt

Scarlett Johansson kicks "major a*s" in 'Iron Man 2'.The Hollywood beauty - who plays Natasha Romanoff and her alter-ego, sexy Russian spy Black Widow - enjoyed working on the comic book adaptation because she filmed...

Horny Superhero Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr. says 'Iron Man 2' is "horny".The actor - who plays inventor Tony Stark and his title character alter ego in the comic book film franchise - revealed the sequel has been 'sexed...

Robert Downey Jr's Robot Rescue

Robert Downey Jr. saved a film extra from a rampaging robot.The 44-year-old actor halted shooting on 'Iron Man 2' and rushed to help the man, who had been injured during a scene.A source said: "Robert...

Matchmaker Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr. wants to find Guy Ritchie a new lover.The Oscar-winning actor, who stars in Guy's new movie 'Sherlock Holmes', has created a list of desirable women for the British director to date.Hollywood beauties...

Branagh Ready For Thor Directing Job

KENNETH BRANAGH is ready to start directing forthcoming superhero flick THOR, it has been revealed.Speaking to Empire magazine, Kevin Feige, president of production at Marvel Studios, explained that the Shakespearean actor is ready to get...

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Hefner Gives Downey, Jr. Thumbs Up For Biopic

HUGH HEFNER has given Hollywood actor ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. his seal of approval to portray the Playboy boss in a planned biopic. Iron Man star Downey, Jr. has previously expressed an interest in taking on the...

Box Office Remains On A Tear

Even with a film that was not even screened for critics coming in at No. 1, the box office's hot streak continued uninterrupted over the weekend -- as overall gross was projected to be about...

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