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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,...

Downey Jr. Given A Raise On Sherlock Set

Filmmaker GUY RITCHIE has given ROBERT DOWNEY JR. a boost on the set of SHERLOCK HOLMES by reportedly forcing the actor to wear high heels. The director has asked Downey Jr., who plays the iconic...

Emily Blunt In Frame To Play Iron Man 2 Temptress

British actress Emily Blunt is reportedly in discussions to play a femme fatale in the forthcoming sequel to Iron Man.The Devil Wears Prada star is in talks to play Black Widow, a character of both...

By on 15 January 2009

Posthumous Golden Globe Win For Heath Ledger

Posthumous Golden Globe win for Heath LedgerThe late Heath Ledger was awarded a posthumous best supporting actor prize at the Golden Globes on Sunday night.The Dark Knight, who died last January after an accidental overdose...

By on 12 January 2009

Mickey Rourke 'In Iron Man 2 Negotiations'

The Wrestler star Mickey Rourke is reportedly in talks to play a villain in the upcoming Iron Man sequel.Director Jon Favreau begins shooting the sequel to the Marvel box office smash this spring and has...

By on 08 January 2009

Iron Man Outpaces Dark Knight In End-of-year Poll

Comic book adaptation Iron Man has been voted the best film of the year ahead of The Dark Knight by inthenews.co.uk readers.The Marvel movie, starring Robert Downey Jr, smashed box office expectations earlier this year...

By on 01 January 2009

Double Recognition For Winslet From Actors' Union

Kate Winslet has received a further two nominations for her upcoming films Revolutionary Road and The Reader.The British actress was nominated for best actress for the former and best supporting actress for the latter when...

By on 18 December 2008

Downey Jr. Knocked 'Out Cold' In Sherlock Fight Scene

Hollywood star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. needed medical attention on the set of new GUY RITCHIE movie SHERLOCK HOLMES - when he was knocked out by a giant wrestler. The Iron Man actor was filming a...

Downey Jr.'S Fears Over Avengers Movie

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is concerned about the upcoming remake of comic book classic THE AVENGERS - urging moviemakers to get it right or "it will really suck". The Hollywood actor has signed on to reprise...

Rudolph, Cruise + Mayer Make Details Power List Top 20

The man behind BRITNEY SPEARS' pop comeback has landed on the new Details magazine 2008 Power List with TOM CRUISE, JOHN MAYER, ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and JONAS BROTHERS star NICK JONAS. Svengali Larry Rudolph is...

Downey Jr. Sorry For Howard's Firing

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. insists he wasn't responsible for the decision to fire TERRENCE HOWARD from the IRON MAN sequel, revealing he was sad to see his pal dropped from the movie. Howard was recently shocked...

Downey Jr. To Reprise The Avengers Role

Actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has signed a new deal with Marvel Studios to reprise his role in THE AVENGERS. The star will also appear in two more Iron Man movies as part of the contract,...

Cheadle 'Signs Up To Iron Man Sequel'

Don Cheadle will replace Terrence Howard in the next Iron Man film, reports suggest.Howard played Jim Rhodes, who later becomes War Machine, in this summer's blockbuster.The Hollywood Reporter suggests that negotiations over Howard returning for...

By on 14 October 2008

Tropic Thunder Still Burning Up UK Box Office

The number one spot in the UK box office charts has been held by Tropic Thunder for a second week.The action comedy, starring Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr, took almost 1.3 million...

By on 02 October 2008

Favreau Nervous About Iron Man Car Scenes

Actor/moviemaker JON FAVREAU had a few nervous moments while he was filming ROBERT DOWNEY JR. in IRON MAN - because the CHAPLIN star was actually ripping his classic car apart in garage scenes. In order...

Mcadams Set To Star In Sherlock Movie

RACHEL MCADAMS will star alongside ROBERT DOWNEY JR. in the film adaptation of SHERLOCK HOLMES, according to Internet reports. The Notebook actress has been cast as the leading lady in Guy Ritchie's remake of the...

Tropic Thunder Blazes Trail To UK Box Office No 1

Tropic Thunder has claimed the number one spot at the UK box office after an impressive first week on release.The action comedy, starring Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr, took almost 2.5 million,...

By on 24 September 2008

Law To Play Sherlock's Sidekick?

JUDE LAW is reportedly in talks to star alongside ROBERT DOWNEY JR. in GUY RITCHIE's adaptation of SHERLOCK HOLMES. The Alfie star is touted to play Holmes' sidekick Dr. Watson in the forthcoming film and...

Lohan: 'Downey Jr. Is Amazing'

Former Hollywood hellraiser LINDSAY LOHAN has praised ROBERT DOWNEY JR. for conquering his drink and drugs demons. The Mean Girls actress admires Downey Jr. for recovering from his hard times - and thinks that his...

Rocknrolla Has The Muscle To Top UK Box Office

RocknRolla, Guy Ritchie's new crime movie, has topped the UK and Ireland box office charts after its first weekend on release.The London-set film, starring Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton and Toby Kebbell, earned 1.56 million to...

By on 09 September 2008

Guy Ritchie Denies Russell Crowe To Play Dr Watson

Guy Ritchie has brushed off rumours that Russell Crowe has been lined up to play Dr Watson in his new Sherlock Holmes adaptation.One of two forthcoming films based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic creation,...

By on 02 September 2008

Robert Downey Jr Promises "Bad-ass" Sherlock Holmes

Robert Downey Jr will portray Sherlock Holmes as a "bad-ass" in a new Guy Ritchie drama about the detective, the actor has claimed.RocknRolla helmer Ritchie was contracted by Warner Bros Studios in June to helm...

By on 01 September 2008

Tropic Thunder Storming To Us Box Office Success

Action comedy Tropic Thunder has retained the number one spot at the US box office for the third week in a row.The Dreamworks/Paramount picture, featuring Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr and Jack Black among a...

By on 01 September 2008

Stiller + Downey Jr. To Reteam For Animated Movie

BEN STILLER and his TROPIC THUNDER co-star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. are to reteam for a new animated action movie called MASTER MIND. The project began life as a regular action film, but Stiller chose to...

Stiller Continues Tropic Thunder Success

Ben Stiller's latest film Tropic Thunder remained top of the North American box office this weekend.It saw off competition from The House Bunny and Death Race to gross $16.1 million for Dreamworks.Tropic Thunder, which also...

By on 25 August 2008

Iron Man Says He "Didn't Get" Batman Movie

Robert Downey Jr. may only be spoofing, as he reportedly does to hilarious effect playing a white Australian actor playing an African-American soldier in Tropic Thunder , but he has boldly given The Dark Knight...

Tropic Thunder Topples Dark Knight

The new Ben Stiller comedy, Tropic Thunder, has replaced The Dark Knight at the top of the US box office. The comedy about a Vietnam film, starring Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr and Steve...

By on 18 August 2008

Tropic Thunder Set To End Batman's Reign

The new Ben Stiller comedy, Tropic Thunder, is set to displace The Dark Knight at the top of the US box office this weekend.The new Batman film has topped the chart for the last four...

By on 15 August 2008

Downey Jr. Addicted To Sherlock Holmes

Hollywood actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has turned his back on wild partying - his ideal night of entertainment is in front of the TV watching old episodes of THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. The Iron...

Matthew Mcconaughey Reveals Placenta Plans

Matthew McConaughey has revealed that he plans to plant the placenta from his son's birth in an orchard to help fertilise the land.His girlfriend Camila Alves gave birth to Levi Alves McConaughey in July.The A...

By on 11 August 2008

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