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Kate Winslet: My Children Are My Life

Kate Winslet says her children have overtaken acting as a priority.The star - who has a daughter Mia, 12, from her marriage to Jim Threapleton, and a son, Joe, from her seven-year marriage to Sam...

Sam Mendes Feared Backlash Over James Bond Character's Death

Director Sam Mendes feared James Bond fans would turn on him for killing off the superspy's beloved boss M in Skyfall.Viewers were stunned when 007's controller, played in seven Bond movies by Dame Judi Dench,...

Sam Mendes Felt Sick At Prospect Of Skyfall Sequel

Moviemaker Sam Mendes turned down the chance to direct another Bond film because the thought of working on a new 007 project made him feel sick.The American Beauty director took charge of Skyfall, the 23rd...

Will Sam Mendes Replace Nicholas Hytner At The National Theatre?

Nicholas Hytner, the director of the National Theatre, will step down from his role in 2015, paving the way for a new era at London's biggest theatre company. However, there was no scandal, disappointing figures...

Skyfall Producers Still Confident Of Sam Mendes Bond Return

Sam Mendes made it pretty clear that he was done with the James Bond franchise for the foreseeable future, in wake of Skyfall’s success, but the producers of the biggest critical and commercial smash the...

Sam Mendes Still Wanted For Bond

'James Bond' bosses expect Sam Mendes will return to the franchise eventually.The 'Skyfall' filmmaker recently ruled himself out of directing the 24th movie in the spy franchise, but producer Barbara Broccoli insists they haven't ''given...

Dame Helen Mirren Hints At Sam Mendes Sexism At Empire Awards

Dame Helen Mirren doesn’t indulge herself in any sort of beef too often, so when she does you tend to listen, as it’s normally based on some pretty solid foundations. So what, then, of her...

Sam Mendes A Triple Winner At Empire Awards

Skyfall director Sam Mendes picked up three awards at the Jameson Empire Awards in London on Sunday (24Mar13), including trophies for Best Director and Best Film.Mendes also picked up the Empire Inspiration prize at the...

Listen Up America: Chinese Box-office Grows 37% To $2.7 Billion

Box-office revenue in China reached a massive $2.7 billion in 2012, far more than expected and up some 37 per cent on the previous year. The MPAA's annual report confirmed that China has overtaken Japan...

New Bond Due Out Within Three Years

The 24th Bond movie will be released within the next three years.Studio MGM is currently developing the screenplay for the latest 007 installment - which will be a follow-up to 'Skyfall', the most successful Bond...

Mgm To Announce James Bond 24 Director Soon, Could It Be Guy Ritchie?

MGM say it will announce the director of the new James Bond movie in the near future, but confirmed the film is some three years away, at least. We already know that it will not...

Bond 24: Follow Up To Skyfall Expected Within Three Years

James Bond fans, stand to attention; a new movie has been all but confirmed, and will be ready in the next three years, MGM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary Barber explained.“We are very excited...

Danny Boyle Won't Direct James Bond Film

Danny Boyle has ruled himself out of directing the next James Bond movie.The 'Trance' filmmaker has insisted he has no interest in taking over the spy franchise from recently departed 'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes as...

Despite South Bank Award, Skyfall Producers Still Reeling At Sam Mendes Snub

Sam Mendes decision not to direct the sequel to James Bond film Skyfall has reportedly shocked the franchise’s producers, with Michael G Wilson admitting “We’re devastated.”Mendes and Bond star Daniel Craig together combined to make...

Guy Ritchie Favourite To Take Over James Bond Franchise

Madonna's ex-husband Guy Ritchie has emerged as British bookmakers' favourite to take charge of the next James Bond movie days after director Sam Mendes announced he would not be back for the follow-up to Skyfall,...

After Weeks Of Teasing, Sam Mendes Rules Himself Out Of Bond 24

The success of Skyfall was phenomenal. It broke records by becoming the highest grossing movie in England, and has been hailed the ‘best Bond ever’. No wonder, then, the director Sam Mendes has been courted...

A Week In News: Carrie Fisher Is Princess Leia, Kate Middleton Having A Girl, Harrison Ford Joins Anchorman 2!

Carrie Strikes Back: Great news for Star Wars fans this week, with Carrie Fisher confirming that she'll reprise her role as Princess Leia in J.J. Abrams' forthcoming movie Star Wars Episode 7. Fisher, 56, joked...

Sam Mendes Won't Be Directing Bond 24

With Skyfall crossing the $1.1 billion mark at the global box office recently, the James Bond franchise has a huge amount of thanks to give director Sam Mendes and star Daniel Craig – however, they’re...

Sam Mendes Turns Down Skyfall Follow-up

Sam Mendes has ruled himself out of directing the next James Bond movie following the runaway success of last year's (12) Skyfall in order to concentrate on his theatre commitments.The 23rd 007 adventure, starring Daniel...

Sam Mendes Won't Direct Next Bond

Sam Mendes has confirmed he won't direct the next Bond film.The 'Skyfall' director - who picked up the Outstanding British Film prize at the BAFTAs last month - is too busy with his theatre commitments...

The Things They Say: 3539362

"I've really learnt a great deal about myself, in the last four years in particular. I think I can see more clearly now - about how the pattern of past experiences has shaped who I...

Kate Winslet: 'Setbacks Made Me Stronger'

Kate Winslet's divorce from Sam Mendes made her stronger.The 37-year-old actress split with the 'Skyfall' director in 2010 and tied the knot with third husband Ned Rocknroll in December 2012 and admitted the last few...

Oscars 2013: Skyfall And Zero Dark Thirty Is First Tied Vote Since 1968

Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty and Sam Mendes's Skyfall tied the Oscar for Sound Editing on Sunday evening (February 24, 2013) - the first dead heat at the famous awards show since 1968, when Katherine...

Oscars 2013: Dame Shirley Bassey Stuns Academy Awards With 'Goldfinger'

Halle Berry introduced a celebration of fifty years of James Bond on-screen at the Oscars 2013 on Sunday night (February 24, 2013). The former Bond girl - wearing a stunning Versace dress - spoke briefly...

Alternate Oscars: Paul Thomas Anderson Wins! Leonardo Di Caprio Wins! Daniel Craig Wins!

Imagine for a minute an alternate Academy Awards. An Oscars ceremony that decided against rewarding biopics, inaccurate thrillers and lightweight sort-of-indie flicks mainly directed by David O'Russell. This Sunday (February 24, 2013), a rather predictable...

Ben Whishaw Hints At Bond Filming Date

Ben Whishaw has hinted filming for the 24th James Bond movie will kick off early 2014.The 32-year-old actor - who plays high-tech boffin Q in the spy franchise - let slip the gang would be...

Sam Mendes To Direct Next Bond?

Sam Mendes is ''75 per cent'' sure he will direct the next James Bond film.The 'Skyfall' filmmaker has allegedly revoked his decision not to direct the 24th instalment of the popular spy franchise now screenwriter...

Skyfall Wins Big Twice At The Evening Standard Awards

Skyfall is one of the biggest films to ever come out of Britain, and James Bond is one of its most iconic characters. It's fitting, then, for it to win plenty of awards, especially given...

Adele Shows Up At Golden Globes For 'A Night Out'

Adele wasn't expecting to win a Golden Globe for Best Original Song.The 24-year-old singer was left reeling at the acclaim for her self-penned James Bond song 'Skyfall' and joked that she had only turned up...

Adele 'Feels Like Meryl Streep' After Oscar Nomination

Adele's Oscar nomination makes her feel like Meryl Streep.The Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter is competing for the Best Original Song for her track 'Skyfall' from the latest same-titled James Bond film and is so thrilled to...

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Snoop Dogg Is Now a Feminist. So, That Happened.

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London four-piece Wolf Alice launch a totally adorable video for 'Bros'; the second single from their debut studio album 'My Love Is Cool'

Jason Schwartzman - Interview

Jason Schwartzman took some time to discuss his new film as well as discussing the upcoming second season of 'Mozart's Jungle', and the potential of...

Despite Oscar, Natalie Portman Was "Woefully Underprepared" for Black Swan

Natalie Portman gave a keynote speech at Harvard University.

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