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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

Downey Jr. Risks Reputation For Tropic Thunder Role

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was so desperate to work with his TROPIC THUNDER co-stars BEN STILLER and JACK BLACK he was willing to have his reputation "destroyed" by playing an African-American in the film. The Iron...

Stiller: Downey Jr Is A Genius

Ben Stiller has praised his Tropic Thunder co-star Robert Downey Jr, calling him a 'genius'.Speaking to Access Hollywood, Stiller said of the Iron Man star: "He's brilliant. I think he's probably one of the best...

By on 09 August 2008

Downey Jr. Apologises To Crowe

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has denied he based his TROPIC THUNDER character on RUSSELL CROWE - offering the star an apology for the misunderstanding. The Iron Man actor plays a rugged Australian movie star in the...

Thunder Trio Stages Screening For Soldiers

BEN STILLER, ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and JACK BLACK thrilled soldiers based at California's Camp Pendleton on Sunday (03Aug08) by flying in by helicopter to screen their new war comedy TROPIC THUNDER. The star trio greeted...

Mamma Mia! Leading Field For National Movie Awards

Musical adaptation Mamma Mia! is the frontrunner for the National Movie awards, having earned four nominations.Leading men Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth are both nominated for best male - the latter also receiving a nod...

By on 01 August 2008

Berry Tops Worst Performance Poll

HALLE BERRY has topped a new list of shame thanks to her performance opposite ROBERT DOWNEY JR. in GOTHIKA. The Oscar-winner has 'beaten' Cameron Diaz and Garcelle Beauvais to land at number one on King...

Jackson Praises Downey Jr.'S Tropic Thunder Portrayal

African-American actor BRANDON T. JACKSON has hailed his TROPIC THUNDER co-star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. for his portrayal of a black man in the comedy. The Iron Man star plays a Caucasian actor who dyes his...

Downey Jr. Returns Book Advance

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has returned the advance on his memoirs after postponing plans for a tell-all. The actor had signed up to write about his life, his career and the drug problems that famously almost...

Tropic Thunder Scribe Theroux To Write Iron Man Sequel

The sequel to box office sensation Iron Man will be written by actor and screenwriter Justin Theroux, it has been reported.Theroux, a star of Mulholland Drive, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle and television series Six Feet...

By on 16 July 2008

Jack Black To Return To Class For School Of Rock Sequel

Jack Black will return to the classroom for a sequel to School of Rock, it has been confirmed.Paramount Pictures is developing a sequel to its 2003 hit, with Black, director Richard Linklater and producer Scott...

By on 14 July 2008

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