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Tobey Maguire Joins Z For Zachariah

Tobey Maguire will star as a rugged scientist in forthcoming movie 'Z for Zachariah'. The 37-year-old actor - who is best known for his role as the titular character in the 'Spider-Man' trilogy from 2002...

Gary Ross Lined Up For Houdini

Gary Ross is set to direct 'Houdini'.The filmaker - who recently directed the first instalment of 'The Hunger Games' - is in negotiations to helm the big screen adaptation of 'The Secret Life of Houdini,...

Woody Harrelson Joins The Hunger Games Cast

Woody Harrelson has joined the cast of 'The Hunger Games'. The 'Zombieland' actor will play the role of Haymitch Abernathy in the eagerly anticipated action drama movie, which stars Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson as...

Spyglass May Take Over Ailing Mgm

Spyglass Entertainment Co-chairmen Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum are reportedly close to a closing a complicated deal under which they would end up running MGM, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Wednesday), citing people familiar...

Actor Duffin Dead At 79

TITANIC and SEABISCUIT actor SHAY DUFFIN has died in Los Angeles, aged 79.The revered thespian died last week (22Apr10) at UCLA Medical Center after suffering complications from recent heart surgery. Born in Ireland, Duffin was...

Sinise Sparks Seabiscuit Translation For Iraqi Kids

FORREST GUMP star GARY SINISE funded a reprint of beloved horse racing book SEABISCUIT in Arabic, so Iraqi schoolchildren can read it. The actor teamed up with the book's author, Laura Hillenbrand, after learning that kids...

Elizabeth Banks: First Lady Role Was Intimidating

Elizabeth Banks has admitted being initially daunted by the prospect of playing Laura Bush in Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic W.The 34-year-old, best known for her roles in TV comedy Scrubs and the Spider-Man franchise,...

By on 25 October 2008

Elizabeth Banks 'In Final Talks' To Play Laura Bush

Scrubs actress Elizabeth Banks is reportedly in final talks to play Laura Bush in a new film about the US president.According to Variety, 34-year-old Banks is close to signing on to star as the First...

By on 26 March 2008

Wga Signs Deal With Another Studio, But Will It Backfire?

Following its deals with United Artists, and The Weinstein Co., the Writers Guild of America West has announced that it has signed a deal with a fourth production company, Spyglass Entertainment. Spyglass, whose films have...

Fascinating Fact 3922

TOBEY MAGUIRE is set to reteam with PLEASANTVILLE co-star REESE WITHERSPOON and SEABISCUIT director GARY ROSS for a new romantic comedy action movie called TOKYO SUCKERPUNCH....

Maguire: 'Kissing Dunst Was Tough'

Hollywood actor TOBEY MAGUIRE nearly suffocated on the set of the first SPIDER-MAN movie, at the hand of KIRSTEN DUNST. The SEABISCUIT star, who plays the wall-scaling hero in the upcoming SPIDER-MAN 3 production, reportedly...

Clooney: 'Spider-man Vs Batman Encounter Isn't All That'

GEORGE CLOONEY is warning comic book fans not to get too excited about the prospect of seeing BATMAN and SPIDER-MAN fight it out in his new movie THE GOOD GERMAN - the scene features two...

Banks Was The Perfect Choice To Play Footballer's Wife

Actress ELIZABETH BANKS was the perfect choice to play American footballer's wife in new movie INVINCIBLE because she's a sports nut. The SEABISCUIT star plays legendary Philadelphia Eagles star VINCE PAPALE's wife JANET in the...

Macy Mortified By Prison Nude Scene

SEABISCUIT star WILLIAM H MACY was mortified when he had to appear nude in his new film, EDMOND, in a prison filled with real inmates. The actor agreed to strip off in a scene...

Macy Loves Los Angeles

WILLIAM H MACY has volunteered to be an ambassador for Los Angeles, because he is sick of the city's bad reputation. Despite many stars' claims LA is an undesirable place to live, the FARGO...

Capote And Syriana Tie At Scripter Awards

The writers of CAPOTE and SYRIANA tied at the annual University Of Southern California Scripter Award, which honours the year's best film adaptation of a book, novella or short story. Capote, based on the...

Seabiscuit Movie Jockey Retires

Horseracing jockey-turned-movie star GARY STEVENS has announced his retirement from the sport. The US sports star, who has racked up more than 5,000 race wins, announced his decision to quit after finishing second in...

1939 Was A Great Year For Inspiring Films

1939 was the best year for inspiring Hollywood movies, according to a new American Film Institute poll. Twelve of the 100 films making the grade as the AFI's most inspiring were released the same...

Hackman Film Tops Sports Poll

GENE HACKMAN's 1986 basketball epic HOOSIERS has topped a new poll of sports movies in America. The film, about a down-and-out coach who leads his college team to victory, beat boxing classic RAGING BULL...

Bloom's Film Creates Buzz For Extras

ORLANDO BLOOM and KIRSTEN DUNST's latest film is generating a huge buzz in Kentucky after 1,300 people turned up to a casting for extras at the weekend (19JUN04). The CAMERON CROWE-directed film ELIZABETHTOWN attracted...

Maguire Keen To Move Behind The Camera

TOBEY MAGUIRE is keen to develop a career behind the camera, when he finishes playing SPIDER-MAN for the third installment in the superhero franchise. The Hollywood star hasn't signed for any further movie...

Raimi Attacks Maguire Diva Rumours

Celebrated director SAM RAIMI has attacked rumours he wanted to give JAKE GYLLENHAAL the lead in SPIDER-MAN 2 to punish TOBEY MAGUIRE for his excessive fee demands. Gyllenhaal - whose girlfriend KIRSTEN DUNST stars...

Sinise Launches Iraqi Children Charity

FORREST GUMP star GARY SINISE and SEABISCUIT writer LAURA HILLENBRAND have teamed up to help rebuild schools in Iraq. The odd couple joined forces after Sinise told the author of the hardships he had...

Dunst Happy That Jake Isn't Spider-man

KIRSTEN DUNST is secretly glad she didn't get to work with her real-life boyfriend JAKE GYLLENHAAL on the SPIDER-MAN sequel - because the critics would have savaged them. Gyllenhaal was tipped to take over...

Seabiscuit Trumps Rings At Cinematography Awards

American epic SEABISCUIT has surprisingly beaten OSCAR favourite THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING to claim the top prize at this year's (04) AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CINEMATOGRAPHERS awards. The TOBEY...

Judges Can't Decide Scripter Award

LATEST: MYSTIC RIVER and SEABISCUIT have been declared equal winners at the SCRIPTER AWARDS after a rematch. The two films tied for the Best Movie Adaptation of a book honour earlier this month (JAN04)...

Carradine Cried Watching Seabiscuit

Actor DAVID CARRADINE has tarnished his reputation as a tough guy - by admitting he wept most of the way through SEABISCUIT. The KILL BILL star went to see the critically-acclaimed movie, which stars...

Films Tie For Scripter Award

MYSTIC RIVER and SEABISCUIT are joint favourites to scoop next month's Best Adapted Screenplay OSCAR, after tying for the 2004 SCRIPTER AWARD. For the first time in the Scripter's 16-year-history, two films could not...

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