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Sigourney Weaver To Receive Human Rights Campaign Award

The Avatar star will be honoured with the Ally for Equality prize, which recognises "the outstanding efforts of those who dedicate time, energy, spirit and whole-hearted commitment to better the lives of LGBT...

Sigourney Weaver Hosts Annual Carol Singing Party

The Alien star welcomes friends and family to her house in upstate New York over the holidays for a special evening during which they all gather around a piano to sing festive tunes....

Sigourney Weaver's Rare Seiko Aliens Watch Back On The Timepiece Market

The timepiece, conceived by Italian car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, was a must-have for fans of the film 30 years ago, and now it's available again. The 7A28-7000 was the world's first watch...

Paul Feig Announces 'Ghostbusters' Reboot Will Feature Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver will make an appearance in the upcoming all-female Ghostbusters reboot, director Paul Feig has confirmed. Feig made the blockbuster announcement on Twitter, after defending his film and its female-led cast from fans unhappy...

Sigourney Weaver Returning To Ghostbusters Franchise

The Alien star is the latest original castmember of the 1984 movie and its 1989 sequel to join director Paul Feig's all-female instalment, which features Kristen Wiig, Melissa MCCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate...

Prometheus 2 Becomes Alien: Paradise Lost

'Prometheus 2' is to be called 'Alien: Paradise Lost'.Director Ridley Scott has announced the upcoming sequel to the 2012 sci-fi horror will have a closer connection to the original 'Alien' franchise.Speaking to HeyUGuys.co.uk, he said:...

Galaxy Quest Tv Series In The Works

Bosses at Paramount Television have recruited the 1999 film's director Dean Parisot, producer Mark Johnson, and screenwriter Robert Gordon to return for the TV reboot as executive producers, according to Deadline. Galaxy...

Reese Witherspoon's 'Solace'

Reese Witherspoon finds ''solace'' in other's struggles.The 'Wild' star has admitted she relies on talking through her problems with her ''supportive'' friends, which she has affectionately dubbed the ''Southern Mafia'', and finds it good to...

Alien Tops List Of Scariest Movie Monsters

'Alien' has been named the scariest movie creature of all time.The frightening creation first appeared on movie screens in 1979, bursting out of John Hurt's chest, and came out on top of a Radio Times...

'Chappie' Star Dev Patel Admits Co-starring With A Robot Brought Its Challenges

Dev Patel stars in one of the most unusual sci-fi movies of recent years, 'Chappie', in which he plays a celebrated engineer and inventor of a robotic police force. However, communicating with a robot as...

Hugh Jackman's Acting Skills Helped Him Find Love

Hugh Jackman's acting talents helped him find love.The 46-year-old star married Deborra-Lee Furness in 1996, after they met on the set of the TV prison drama 'Correlli', and Jackman thinks his on-screen image as a...

Sigourney Weaver 'Comfortable' Taking Risks

Sigourney Weaver is ''comfortable'' taking risks.The 'Chappie' star believes she should always keep challenging herself when it comes to acting and switches between genres so she can avoid making the same films again and again.She...

Sigourney Weaver Blasts Critics Of Sci-fi Genre

Sigourney Weaver doesn't think sci-fi films ''get enough respect''.The 65-year-old actress - who is, perhaps, best known for playing Ellen Ripley in the 'Alien' franchise - has hit out at critics of the genre, but...

Sigourney Weaver Inspires Chappie Director To Rethink Alien Movie

Sigourney Weaver has inspired moviemaker Neill Blomkamp's upcoming Alien franchise film after chatting to her Chappie director about the character she played in the sci-fi blockbusters.Blomkamp spent hours chatting to his leading lady about his...

Sigourney Weaver Wants Butler Robot

Sigourney Weaver wants a robot butler after starring in new movie Chappie.The actress' new film revolves around a police droid reprogrammed to feel and think like a human - and she hopes the movie will...

Sigourney Weaver Has 'Unfinished Business' With Alien Saga

Sigourney Weaver thinks the 'Alien' saga is ''slightly unfinished''.The 65-year-old actress, who starred as Ellen Ripley in the iconic sci-fi franchise, admits she's keen to see the story of her on-screen character completed.Speaking before the...

Sigourney Weaver Says Jennifer Lawrence Is 'Brilliant'

Sigourney Weaver thinks Jennifer Lawrence is ''brilliant''.The 65-year-old actress, who stars in new sci-fi film 'Chappie', has expressed her admiration for young film stars of today, many of whom live their lives under constant scrutiny....

Neill Blomkamp Promises 'Genetic Sibling Of Aliens'

Neill Blomkamp's new 'Alien' movie will feel like the ''genetic sibling of Aliens''.The 35-year-old director, who's been brought on board to helm the eagerly-awaited new movie, has revealed that his film will disregard 'Alien 3'...

Neill Blomkamp Back On Board For New Alien Movie

Neill Blomkamp's Alien sequel is back on with Sigourney Weaver in talks to return for the movie.The District 9 filmmaker has been dropping hints about the project online in recent months, and even gave fans...

Neill Blomkamp Confirms New Alien Movie

Neill Blomkamp is to make a new 'Alien' movie.The 35-year-old South African-Canadian director has agreed a deal with 20th Century Fox to make the eagerly-awaited new film, following intense speculation over the last few weeks.Blomkamp...

Neill Blomkamp To Direct New 'Alien' Movie, Produced By Ridley Scott

A new film in the Alien franchise has been announced. The upcoming project, produced by the original Alien director Ridley Scott, will be directed by Neill Blomkamp. Blomkamp is best known for directing District 9...

Neill Blomkamp Reveals Plan To Make New Alien Movie

Neill Blomkamp thinks Hollywood will give the go-ahead to his take on 'Alien'.In January, the South African film-maker released 'Alien'-themed concept art work of Sigourney Weaver - who starred in the original films, as well...

Sigourney Weaver's Halloween Romance

Sigourney Weaver met her husband at a Halloween square dance.The 65-year-old actress celebrated her 30th wedding anniversary with film director Jim Simpson over the summer, and recalled how they met at a party she hosted...

Rupert Murdoch Causes Controversy On Twitter (Again!), Defends 'Racially Insensitive' Casting Of 'Exodus: Gods & Kings'

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has defended the casting of Exodus: Gods and Kings after reviews and social media users claimed the film was racially inaccurate and insensitive.Controversial casting: Joel Edgerton (L) and Christian Bale (R)...

The Cast Of 'Ghostbusters' Reunites For 30th Anniversary!

It may have been 30 years since the first Ghostbusters movie hit the big screen, but the franchise is still as popular and beloved as ever. But while the original cast will sadly not be...

Sigourney Weaver Too Tall For Roles

Sigourney Weaver loses roles because of her height.The 'Prometheus' star admits some directors are reluctant to cast her in their movies because, at 6ft tall, she would tower over her male co-stars.She said: ''I've been...

Sigourney Weaver 'Feels Sorry' For Katherine Hepburn

Sigourney Weaver ''feels sorry'' for actresses who don't have children.The 'Alien' star - who has 24-year-old daughter Charlotte with husband Jim Simpson - thinks career success pales into insignificance when compared with the feeling of...

Sigourney Weaver Cast In A Monster Calls

Sigourney Weaver has been added to the cast of 'A Monster Calls'.The actress will appear alongside the likes of Felicity Jones and Liam Neeson in the film, which is a feature adaptation of the award-winning...

The Expendabelles To Start Shooting Early 2015

'The Expendables' spin-off 'The Expendabelles' is to start shooting early next year, it has been confirmed. Avi Lerner, who produced all three of the movies in the action film franchise, revealed work is nearly complete...

Zoe Saldana: Avatar Sequels Will Take 8-9 Months

Zoe Saldana says she'll be working on the 'Avatar' sequels for ''at least eight or nine months''.The 'Colombiana' actress - who is pregnant with twins with her husband Marco Perego - has revealed that the...

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