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Dwayne Johnson: 'New Jumanji Project Is Not A Remake'

The Furious 7 star announced his plans to tackle a new Jumanji story back in April (16), 21 years after the late Robin Williams starred as the adult Alan Parrish, who, as a...

Eddie Murphy: 'I Hate Reading Anything Negative About Myself'

The Beverly Hills Cop star used to be a computer nerd but now he doesn't own one because he cannot avoid reading bad reviews and gossip. "I used to be the hippest...

Dwayne Johnson Excited About Jumanji Sequel

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has promised the upcoming 'Jumanji' movie will be a sequel, not a reboot.The 44-year-old actor, who is also acting as co-producer on the upcoming film, is looking forward to starting work...

Eddie Murphy's Sobriety Strengthens Faith

Eddie Murphy thanks God that he has never taken drugs.The 55-year-old actor thinks there are a number of times he could have ''wound up crashing and burning'', such as when he was offered cocaine by...

Zelda Williams Wrote 12 Scripts After Dad Robin's Death

Robin Williams' daughter wrote 12 scripts as she struggled to cope with her grief.The 'Mrs. Doubtfire' actor committed suicide in August 2014, and in the aftermath of his passing, 27-year-old Zelda Williams, tried her best...

Robin Williams' Daughter Opens Up About Coping With His Death

The beloved comedian committed suicide in August, 2014, and his 27-year-old actress daughter has made it a habit of taking a break from social media every year as she mourns her dad's passing...

Jason Sudeikis Lands Lead Role In Dead Poets Society Play

The 40-year-old funnyman will play unconventional English professor John Keating, in the off-Broadway drama adapted by Tom Schulman, who won an Oscar for penning the script of the 1989 movie. The character...

Matt Damon Revisits Site Of Memorable Good Will Hunting Scene

The 45-year-old appeared in the Oscar-winning film in 1997, portraying a gifted but troubled young man who has to undergo therapy after he assaults a police officer. In one scene, Williams, who...

See The Lost Boys From 'Hook' All Grown Up 25 Years Later

Peter Pan’s Lost Boys from the 1991 movie Hook have staged an epic reunion to mark the film’s 25th anniversary. But the very special reunion, staged by Entertainment Tonight, also had a tinge of sadness,...

Cast Of Hook Pay Tribute To Robin Williams

The Good Will Hunting Star committed suicide on 11 August, 2014 and actors from the movie, who played the Lost Boys, reunited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the film. During the reunion,...

Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Taking Social Media Break

The 27-year-old actress is a frequent user of sites such as Twitter and Instagram, but as 11 August (16) fast approaches, Zelda told her followers she will be taking a hiatus to remember her late...

Robin Williams' Daughter Takes Social Media Break Ahead Of His Anniversary

Zelda Williams is taking a break from social media ahead of the second anniversary of her father Robin's death.Robin took his own life on August 11, 2014 and Zelda, 27, shared a post on Instagram...

Zelda Williams Pays Touching Birthday Tribute To Late Father Robin

The Jumanji actor took his own life in August, 2014, leaving his family and fans around the world devastated.On Thursday (21Jul16), Zelda Williams, 26, took to Instagram to share a touching post addressed to her...

Robin Williams' Daughter's Birthday Tribute

Robin Williams' daughter marked his birthday by donating to charity in his memory.The 'Mrs. Doubtfire star - who took his own life in August 2014 - would have turned 65 on Thursday (21.07.16) and 26-year-old...

Matt Damon: Ben Affleck Hogs The Best Roles

Matt Damon can't work with Ben Affleck again until his friend stops keeping the ''best roles'' for himself.The two stars shot to fame with their 1997 movie 'Good Will Hunting', and while they are keen...

Director Garry Marshall Dies At 81

Garry Marshall has died at the age of 81.The 'Pretty Woman' director passed away yesterday (19.07.16) at a hospital in Burbank, California, of complications from pneumonia following a stroke.His family said in a statement: ''He...

Mara Wilson Comes Out As 'Bi/queer'

The actress, who is most famous for starring in hit family films Matilda and Mrs. Doubtfire, revealed that after years of identifying as straight, lately she is now more comfortable with a different label. Mara,...

Dwayne Johnson Planning Robin Williams Jumanji Tribute

The wrestler turned actor, 44, is set to star in a new version of the beloved 1995 film about a boy who gets trapped in a magical board game. In the original...

Jessica Chastain Supports Suicide Charity To Honour Her Late Sister

The actress' sister, Juliet, took her own life in 2003, just days before Jessica's graduation from drama school Julliard in New York, which she attended thanks to a scholarship from Williams, another suicide...

Dwayne Johnson Confirms 'Jumanji' Remake Is Happening

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has officially announced that classic 90s children’s adventure Jumanji is set to be remade. The film had been the subject of remake rumours for some time, but Johnson took to Instagram...

Robin Williams, Steve Martin, Tom Cruise: 10 Most Unexpected Bad Guys In Movies

Some actors are born to play bad guys; Christoph Waltz, Christopher Lee, Alan Rickman. We're comfortable with them being the antagonist. However, some evil roles come from actors that are so unlikely, it seriously gives...

Robin Williams Tunnel Open

Signs for the Robin Williams Tunnel, which connects the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to the late funnyman's beloved Marin County, were erected on Tuesday (01Mar16), months after local government officials announced...

Dead Poets Society Lives Again Off-broadway

The writer, who won the film's only Academy Award in 1990 for Best Original Screenplay, has turned his script into a play for Off-Broadway theatre, the Classic Stage Company. The movie featured...

Robin Williams' Wine Country Estate Sells For $18 Million

The sprawling property, which features a mansion and a working vineyard, was originally listed in 2012 for $35 million (£24.5 million) and became available again in 2014 for $29.9 million (£21 million)....

Zelda Williams Still Can't Watch Dad Robin's Movies

The world was left shocked when the American actor committed suicide in 2014, leaving behind his wife Susan Schneider, as well as his children Zak, Zelda and Cody from previous relationships. Zelda, 26, has since...

Zelda Williams Directs Jojo's Video Tribute To Late Dad

The Leave (Get Out) star's Save My Soul single was inspired by her dad Joel Levesque's struggle with addiction, and she released the accompanying video on Friday (08Jan16), on what would have been...

Robin Williams' Widow Opens Up About Actor's Final Days

Robin Williams’ widow Susan has opened up about her husband’s final days in a new article published by The Times. In the piece Susan described how Williams had struggled to cope with ‘losing his mind’...

Robin Williams' Widow: 'Stepchildren Forced Me Into Taking Legal Action'

Susan Schneider Williams, the Mrs. Doubtfire star's third wife, claims she was still reeling from her husband's suicide at their California home in August, 2014, when she learned his three children from previous...

Robin Williams Was To Receive Inpatient Care

The Mrs. Doubtfire actor took his own life in August, 2014 at the age of 63, and his wife Susan has since explained an autopsy found he was suffering from Diffuse Lewy Body...

Robin Williams' Widow Reveals That It Wasn't Depression That Caused Him To Commit Suicide

More than a year after her husband’s tragic suicide, the widow of the late comic actor Robin Williams has revealed the real reason for his death. It wasn’t the depression that fans worldwide believed had...

Through late 2014 and early 2015, Robin Williams was covered in the news a lot, following his suicide on 11th August 2014. The event was followed by an outpour of heartfelt tributes from celebrities and members of the film industry. In addition to his memoriam at the Emmy Awards ceremony and the Academy Awards, President Barack Obama released a public statement upon news of the entertainer’s passing. 

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