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Charlize Theron Shaves Head: Fashion Move Or Film Role?

Charlize Theron, the South African actress known for her flowing golden locks (and obviously a few good movie roles too) isn't going to be known for them anymore! Pictures have emerged this week of the...

James Cameron Only Interested In Avatar Movies

James Cameron plans to only make 'Avatar' movies for the rest of his career. The director - who was Oscar-nominated for the first film, which tells the tale of humans exploiting the natural resources of...

Burstyn To Play Weaver's Mum In Tv Mini-series

Ellen Burstyn will play Sigourney Weaver's mother in upcoming TV mini-series Political Animals.The Alien star will play a former First Lady and current Secretary of State, who is struggling with her divorce and the fact...

Ridley Scott 'Baffled' By Alien Offer

Sir Ridley Scott was ''baffled'' when he was first asked to direct a sci-fi movie. The 74-year-old helmer was surprised when he was offered the chance to take charge of 1979 movie 'Alien' as his...

Weaver Lands First Starring Role In Tv Series

Sigourney Weaver is heading to Tv in a new political drama series.The Avatar actress has won the lead role in Political Animals, which focuses on a former First Lady and her family after her time...

Ghostbusters 3 - Will Dan Aykroyd Replace Bill Murray ?

The third Ghostbusters film has become one of the most long-awaited sequels in cinematic history. Dan Aykroyd is thought to have written a script for it in the 1990s but it is only in recent...

Sigourney Weaver's Alien Advice

Sigourney Weaver advised Ridley Scott on his new 'Alien' prequel 'Prometheus'. Although the actress - who played heroine Ellen Ripley in the four previous 'Alien' movies - won't be returning for the latest movie after...

Sigourney Weaver: 'All Films Will Eventually Be 3d'

Sigourney Weaver is convinced 2D films will soon be banished to the history books in the same way as black and white movies.The Alien actress was part of the highest-grossing movie of all time, James...

Beyonce Knowles And Jay-z To Record Space Video

Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z could record a music video in space.Music executives have reportedly been discussing the possibility of filming on one of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic spaceships - due to launch later this...

Woody Harrelson's Police Surprise

Woody Harrelson didn't think he could play a policeman because he is "anti-authoritarian".The actor portrays cop Dave Brown in the Oren Moverman-directed movie 'Rampart', and he surprised himself as he doesn't have much "in common"...

Taylor Lautner Sings On For Van Sant Indie Flick

Taylor Lautner is set to join forces with helmer Gus Van Sant for an upcoming independent movie. The 'Twilight' star is reportedly close to tying up a deal to team up with the director -...

James Cameron: 'Don't Jump To Conclusions About Avatar 2'

James Cameron has urged 'Avatar' fans not to "jump to conclusions" about the sequel.The director is currently working on the sequel to the sci-fi movie set on a planet named Pandora invaded by humans looking...

Stars Turn Out For The Ides Of March Premiere

George Clooney's much anticipated thriller 'The Ides Of March' finally saw its premiere taking place last week in New York, following sizzling reviews throughout the early Autumn's film festivals. The political-based film sees a new...

Sigourney Weaver Says Ridley Can 'Invigorate' Alien

Sigourney Weaver believes Ridley Scott can "invigorate" the 'Alien' franchise with his new movie 'Prometheus'.The actress played heroine Ellen Ripley in the four 'Alien' movies and although she won't be appearing in the prequel she...

Avatar Theme Park To Be Built

An 'Avatar' theme park is to be built. The Walt Disney Company has confirmed an entertainment ground will be created - based on the James Cameron-directed movie about an alien world invaded by humans to...

Ghostbusters 3 Awaiting Yes From Bill Murray

'Ghostbusters 3' will be scrapped if Bill Murray refuses to sign up.Plans for a third instalment in the franchise have been mooted for several months, but now Sigourney Weaver has admitted she and the rest...

Sigourney Weaver Happy With Older Roles

Sigourney Weaver still thinks there are "lots of lovely parts" for older actresses.The 61-year-old star insists that her advancing years doesn't mean an end to good roles as she believes truly great films will always...

Weaver: 'Ghostbusters 3 Won't Happen Without Murray'

The future of the third Ghostbusters movie hangs in the balance again - Sigourney Weaver insists the sequel won't start shooting if Bill Murray doesn't agree to be part of it.The actress' comments come just...

Weaver 'Will Be Back' For More Avatar

Sigourney Weaver has assured fans she "will be back" to star in the planned sequels to sci-fi epic Avatar, despite director James Cameron killing off her character in the 2009 blockbuster.The Alien star portrays botanist...

Sigourney Weaver Reprises Role In 9/11 Play

Sigourney Weaver is set to reprise her role in the 9/11-themed play The Guys as part of a 10th anniversary tribute to those who lost their lives in the horrific terrorist attacks.The Alien star will...

Sigourney Weaver Too Old For Alien Movie?

Sigourney Weaver would do another 'Alien' movie.The 60-year-old actress says she would be happy to reprise her role as Ellen Ripley but admits Fox - the studio behind the 'Alien' franchise - might not be...

Weaver Wants One Last Alien Adventure

Sigourney Weaver is desperate to grab her gun and head back into space for another Alien film, but fears studio executives think she's too old to front an action film.The actress became one of Hollywood's...

Sigourney Weaver Believes In Extraterrestrials

Sigourney Weaver believes in aliens.The actress - who is most famous for playing Ellen Ripley, the heroine who battles the deadly, acid-blooded xenomorphs in the 'Alien' movie franchise - is convinced extraterrestrials exist and believes...

Nicole Scherzinger's Simpsons Alias

Nicole Scherzinger checks into hotels under the pseudonym Edna Krabapple. The former Pussycat Dolls singer - who has been dating Formula 1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton for the past three years - uses 'The Simpsons'...

Noomi Rapace Not Worried About Prometheus Alien Comparison

Noomi Rapace isn't worried about her 'Prometheus' character being compared to Sigourney Weaver's Ripley in 'Alien'.The Swedish actress has signed up to star in the sci-fi spinoff of the 1979 extraterrestrial movie as scientist Elizabeth...

Pegg Was Smitten With Paul Co-star Weaver

SIMON PEGG still can't believe he's appearing in a film alongside his childhood crush SIGOURNEY WEAVER.The Alien star plays a "crackpot" woman in the Brit's new alien comedy Paul, and meeting her for the first...

Simon Pegg Penned 'Horny' Poem For Sigourney

Simon Pegg once wrote a sexy poem for Sigourney Weaver. The British actor - who stars alongside the 'Alien' actress in his new sci-fi comedy movie 'Paul' - created the prose for Sigourney in which...

Simon Pegg Loved Sigourney Weaver Lift

Simon Pegg loved being lifted in the air by Sigourney Weaver on the set of new movie 'Paul'. The British actor - who wrote the sci-fi comedy script with long-term friend and collaborator Nick Frost...

Weaver Enjoyed False Romance Rumours

SIGOURNEY WEAVER relished a false tabloid report linking her romantically to director ROMAN POLANSKI - because the affair was the most entertaining rumour she'd ever read about herself.The filmmaker was poised to take legal action...

Weaver Remembers 'Gorilla Language'

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is still working on the ape language she learned for 1988 movie GORILLAS IN THE MIST - because she hopes to return to Africa and hang out with silverbacks again.The actress portrayed real-life...

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