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Sam Mendes To Helm Live Action Pinocchio Movie

Sam Mendes is set to helm Disney's live action reboot of 'Pinocchio'.The 51-year-old director - whose last two big screen projects were the James Bond films 'Skyfall' and 'Spectre' - was originally in the running...

Sam Mendes To Direct My Favourite Thing Is Monsters?

Sam Mendes is in talks to direct 'My Favourite Thing Is Monsters'.The 51-year-old director is reportedly in the early stages of discussions to develop the project through his Neal Street banner and will potentially sit...

Sam Mendes Was 'Angry' At Lea Seydoux Jetting Between Films

Sam Mendes was ''angry'' that Lea Seydoux asked to jet between two film sets for 'Spectre'.The French actress played a Bond girl in the 2015 James Bond blockbuster and her film schedule overlapped with her...

Sam Mendes Weds Classical Musician Alison Balsom

The 51-year-old filmmaker, who was previously married to the actress Kate Winslet from 2003 to 2011, wed the 38-year-old trumpeter at a low-key ceremony in Oxfordshire, England. A spokesperson for the couple...

Sam Mendes Is Married

Sam Mendes has got married. The 51-year-old film director - who led the James Bond films 'Spectre' and 'Skyfall' to success at the box office - tied the knot with his classical musician partner Alison...

Tom Hardy 'Can't Comment' On James Bond Role

Tom Hardy ''can't possibly comment'' on whether or not he's in the running to become the next James Bond.The 39-year-old actor has been largely speculated as a contender to take up the role of the...

Sam Mendes Ditches The Voyeur's Motel Adaptation

The Skyfall filmmaker's DreamWorks project, about Talese's encounter with a Colorado voyeur who built his own motel to spy on guests, was in the early stages of development, with the first draft of...

Myleene Klass Has Low Maintenance Red Carpet Routine

Myleene Klass' red carpet beauty secret is to just ''freshen'' her hair and ''hope for the best''.The 38-year-old singer-and-presenter is regularly praised for her style choices when she steps out at the glitziest and most...

Sam Mendes To Return To The Theatre For The Ferryman

Sam Mendes is to return to the theatre to direct a new play by his 'Spectre' writer Jez Butterworth.The 51-year-old director worked with Butterworth on his second James Bond film - which he co-wrote with...

Sam Mendes Signs On To Direct Jez Butterworth Play

The pair will reunite to work on The Ferryman, which will debut at London's Royal Court Theatre from April (16). The play, Butterworth's first stage show in five years, is set in...

Rebecca Hall Ditched Her No-marriage Rule When She Found Mr. Right

The British star wed actor Morgan Spector in 2015, shortly after she split from director Sam Mendes, and she admits it was her future husband's support and comfort during the production of Christine, in which...

Is $150 Million Enough To Get Daniel Craig To Return For Two More 'Bond' Movies?

While the rumour mill on who will be the next James Bond keeps on turning, fans will be happy to hear that all might not be lost with Daniel Craig. According to reports, the actor...

Sam Mendes Reportedly In Talks With Disney To Direct 'James And The Giant Peach'

After the recent movie adaptation of The BFG by Steven Spielberg, which was released in cinemas to huge acclaim but a slightly underwhelming commercial reaction, another big name director in the shape of Sam Mendes...

Disney Eyes Sam Mendes For James And The Giant Peach

The Revolutionary Road director is in “very early” negotiations with Disney to helm the project, while Brooklyn scribe Nick Hornby is in talks to adapt the 1961 Roald Dahl children’s book, according to Variety.The original...

Gemma Arterton And Laurie Anderson Join Venice Film Festival Jury

The former Bond Girl and the musician, composer and director will judge the films submitted in the main competition alongside Skyfall moviemaker Sam, who was previously announced as the President of the jury...

Steven Soderbergh To Make Film About The Panama Papers

Steven Soderbergh is making a film about the Panama Papers leaked in May.The 53-year-old director, who helmed 'Magic Mike', 'Ocean's Eleven' and 'Erin Brockovich' is set to tell the story about how 11.5 million documents...

The Story Of How Daniel Craig's Favourite Gloves Nearly Ruined 'Skyfall'

Daniel Craig’s love for a new pair of gloves allegedly nearly cost Bond producers millions during the editing of Skyfall, as they presented a major continuity error. Film critic Charlie Lyne has shared a story...

The Night Manager Director In The Running For Bond Job - Report

The Brit declared his intentions to move on from the 007 franchise over the weekend (28-29May16), after taking charge of the franchise's two most recent releases, 2012's Skyfall and 2015's Spectre. "It...

Sam Mendes Hints Kevin Spacey Got High For American Beauty

Kevin, 56, played Lester Burnham, an advertising executive undergoing a midlife crisis, in the acclaimed 1999 movie. Speaking at Britain's Hay Festival, Sam, 50, strongly suggested that for one key scene which...

Emilia Clarke Says She'd Like To Play Bond With Leonardo Dicaprio As Her 'Bond Boy'

Emilia Clarke is currently thrilling fans in the sixth season of ‘Game of Thrones’, but the 29-year-old actress also has her sights set on another franchise. Speaking to the Daily Star, Clarke revealed she’d like...

Sam Mendes Won't Direct Next James Bond Film

The American Beauty filmmaker directed the franchise's two most recent films, 2012's Skyfall and 2015's Spectre. He insists the experience was a high point in his career, but he is ready to turn...

Sam Mendes: 'James Bond Is Not A Democracy'

Speculation as to will play the international man of mystery once current Bond, Daniel Craig, hangs up his tuxedo is rife, with the likes of Idris Elba, Tom Hiddleston and Damian Lewis all believed to...

Tom Hiddleston’S Actor Exploration

The 35-year-old star made his big screen splash as Loki in 2011’s Thor, opposite Chris Hemsworth in the Marvel epic. Tom has gone on to become one of Britain’s most famous exports, which is in...

Bookies Suspend Betting On Next Bond As Tom Hiddleston Becomes Frontrunner

A bookmakers has suspended betting on who will be the next James Bond, after an influx of bets on ‘ The Night Manager’ star Tom Hiddleston between Friday and Saturday made him the 2-1 favourite....

Sam Mendes To Head Venice Film Festival

The Skyfall director will be responsible for selecting several awards, including the Golden Lion for best film and Silver Lion for best director. "I'm very honoured to have been asked by...

Jack O'brien To Direct Broadway's Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

The stage adaptation of the popular Roald Dahl novel, which also spawned a 1971 movie, previously opened in London's West End in 2013, when filmmaker Sam Mendes took charge of the show. The...

Director Sam Mendes Exits Broadway's Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

The Spectre filmmaker launched the musical in London's West End in 2013, and had been slated to remain in charge for the show's New York transfer. However, he has since been forced...

Sam Mendes On Why He Agreed To Return To Direct 'Spectre'

With Spectre set to pull in a vast amount of revenue, possibly record-setting, at the UK box office this weekend, director Sam Mendes has spoken about what motivated him to return to direct another James...

Stars And Royals Turn Out For The World Premiere Of 'Spectre' In London [Photos]

The world premiere of the new James Bond film 'Spectre' was a Royal affair last night (October 26th 2015), as the red carpet played host to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Prince William...

Spectre's Tight Schedule

'SPECTRE' was still being edited nine days before its release.The film's lead actor Daniel Craig says director Sam Mendes made his final edits to the film last Saturday (17.10.15) despite the fact the movie goes...

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