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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...

By on 06 May 2009

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...

Us Cinemagoers Obsessed With Beyonce Thriller

Stalker drama Obsessed, starring singer Beyonce Knowles, has topped the US box office after its opening weekend on release.The Screen Gems release, which sees The Wire actor Idris Elba as a businessman whose happy life...

By on 27 April 2009

Movie Reviews The Soloist

Critics are greeting The Soloist , starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx, with considerable applause. Calling it "poignant" and "heartfelt," Claudia Puig in USA Today concludes, "It presents a moving tribute to friendship and...

Disney's Earth In Record Opening

In a record-setting debut for a documentary, Disney's Earth grossed more than $4 million in its Wednesday (Earth Day) debut and received critical raves. Typical was Kenneth Turan's review in the Los Angeles Times "It...

Director Impressed With Rourke In Iron Man Sequel

The director of the new Iron Man sequel has said Oscar-nominated Mickey Rourke "does not disappoint" as the villain in the film.Jon Favreau has been regularly updating his Twitter page about how the filming of...

By on 12 April 2009

Iron Man Turns 44 With Star-studded Party

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. enjoyed a superhero birthday party on Saturday (04Apr09) when members of his new IRON MAN movie joined him for his 44th. The actor partied at the Beverly Hills Thompson Hotel in Los Angeles...

Downey Jr. Wants Martin For Holmes Film

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. is hoping pal and IRON MAN co-star GWYNETH PALTROW's husband, CHRIS MARTIN, will boost the soundtrack of his new SHERLOCK HOLMES film - because the rocker's a huge fan of the super...

Downey Jr. Confirms Iron Man 2 Cast

MICKEY ROURKE and SCARLETT JOHANSSON have been officially confirmed for the IRON MAN sequel - by the film's star, ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. After weeks of speculation, Downey, Jr. reveals the pair will play villains in the...

Dark Knight Leading The Field For Saturn Awards

The Dark Knight is the frontrunner for the 2009 Saturn awards with 11 nominations.Christopher Nolan's sequel to Batman Begins has earned nearly $1 billion (723.4 million) at the worldwide box office and is leading the...

By on 11 March 2009

Dark Knight Leads The Way In Empire Nominations

Box office behemoth The Dark Knight is the favourite to emerge victorious at the 14th annual Empire awards, after the nominations were announced.Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins sequel - which won two Oscars last weekend -...

By on 02 March 2009

Downey Jr. Taking Tips From Martin

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. shed the pounds to play the title role in upcoming movie SHERLOCK HOLMES - on the advice of COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN. The Iron Man star is currently filming scenes as the fictional...

Samuel L Jackson To Unleash Fury In Iron Man 2

Samuel L Jackson has joined the growing cast of superhero sequel Iron Man 2 as spy Nick Fury, it has been confirmed.The Pulp Fiction star made a cameo as former war hero Fury in the...

By on 26 February 2009

Downey Jr. Is Busy Writing A Musical

Oscar nominee ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is expanding his theatrical repertoire - by writing a stage musical. The star, who lost out on a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award on Sunday (22Feb09), has revealed he has been...

Heath Ledger Honoured With Posthumous Oscar

The late Heath Ledger has been awarded a posthumous Oscar for his work in The Dark Knight.The Australian actor, a best actor Oscar nominee before his tragic death in January 2008, was named best supporting...

By on 23 February 2009

Master Mind Teams Downey Jr, Fey And Stiller For Cartoon

Robert Downey Jr, Tina Fey and Ben Stiller are in talks to voice the lead characters in a new superhero animation entitled Master Mind.According to the Hollywood Reporter, Tropic Thunder co-stars Downey Jr and Stiller,...

By on 05 February 2009

Downey Jr. Not Interested In Thunder Sequel

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is hoping movie bosses decide against producing a sequel to his 2008 hit TROPIC THUNDER - because he fears a follow-up "wouldn't be as good". The Iron Man star plays the controversial role...

Downey Jr. Dismisses Rourke's Iron Man Role

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has denied fellow Oscar nominee MICKEY ROURKE is set to play his nemesis in the upcoming IRON MAN sequel. Downey Jr. played the lead role of tycoon-turned-superhero Tony Stark in the 2008 comic...

Downey Jr. Feared Tropic Thunder Backlash

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. came close to turning down his Oscar-nominated role in TROPIC THUNDER - because he believed he would be "crucified" for portraying a black man on screen. The white Iron Man star is nominated...

Fuqua Fought To Keep Snipes Employed

Director ANTOINE FUQUA was determined to cast troubled actor WESLEY SNIPES in his forthcoming movie BROOKLYN'S FINEST - because he insists the NEW JACK CITY star deserves as many chances as former drug addict ROBERT...

Downey Jr. Loves To 'Google'

Actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR. loves to look himself up on the Internet - so he can see what people are saying about him. The Tropic Thunder star was quizzed by Newsweek about his online habits,...

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