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Next Transformers Flick Will Be Mostly Chinese

Demonstrating China's growing clout in the movie business, Xinhua, the state-run Chinese news service, reported today (Friday) that the upcoming Transformers 4 will be set in China, feature Chinese stars, and will be otherwise China-centric....

Sophia Myles Joins Transformers 4

Sophia Myles has joined the cast of 'Transformers 4'.The British actress has been chosen by director Michael Bay for a major supporting in his upcoming Paramount action film, reports.This role comes as a big...

Kelsey Grammer To Play Transformers 4 Villain

Kelsey Grammer has joined the cast of 'Transformers 4'.The 'Frasier' star will play the main human villain in Michael Bay's fourth chapter of the futuristic alien robot franchise, Deadline has revealed.The 58-year-old actor is set...

Transformers 4 To Cast Actors Through Reality Show

'Transformers 4' is to cast Chinese actors for the film through a reality TV show.Sid Ganis, the former head of the Academy of Motion Pictures, and producer Lorenzo DiBonaventura are to sit on a talent...

Whitaker To Hand Out Oscar Nods

Oscar winner FOREST WHITAKER will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President SID GANIS in reading out the Oscar nominations early on Thursday morning (22Jan09). Whitaker, who picked up a Best Actor honour...

Ganis Reclaims Oscars Top Job

Oscars boss SID GANIS has been re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organisation's Board of Governors. This will be his fourth consecutive term in office. Ganis says, "It's...

Oscars President: 'The Show Will Go On'

Academy Awards President SID GANIS is positive the Oscars will go ahead despite the threat from the current Hollywood writers strike. Ganis has fuelled speculation the Writers Guild of America (WGA) walkouts could be nearing...

Cruz Shares Oscars Excitement With Salma Hayek

PENELOPE CRUZ celebrated her Oscar nomination last night (23JAN07) by hitting Hollywood with best pal SALMA HAYEK, who was upset she wasn't allowed to read the Spaniard's name out. Hayek joined SID GANIS, the President...

Salma Gets Oscars Wake-up Call

SALMA HAYEK will get an early wake-up call next Tuesday (23JAN07) after signing up to announce the Oscar nominations live at 5am in Hollywood. The sexy star will join SID GANIS, the President of the...

Sorvino To Announce Oscar Nominations

All Hollywood eyes will be on MIRA SORVINO next week (31JAN06) when she dishes out Oscar nominations. The Oscar winner will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President SID GANIS to announce...

Hanks Made Academy Vice President

TOM HANKS has been named the new vice president of America's Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences - the body which awards the Oscars. The SAVING PRIVATE RYAN star has been nominated for...

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