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Samuel L. Jackson To Host Lc:m Charity Fashion Ball

Samuel L. Jackson is hosting a charity ball as part of London Collections: Men.The 'Pulp Fiction' actor has been chosen to chair the fashion fundraiser held at the Natural History Museum on June 15, with...

Roberto Orci To Direct Star Trek 3

Roberto Orci is to direct 'Star Trek 3'.The screenwriter-and-producer is reportedly in talks with Skydance and Paramount to make his directorial debut on the next installment of the sci-fi franchise, Variety reports.Orci and his writing...

Stars Pay Tribute To Tragic Teenager

Simon Pegg, Ricky Gervais and Barry Manilow have joined British Prime Minister David Cameron in mourning the death of a brave teenager who lost a battle with cancer after raising millions for charity.Brit Stephen Sutton,...

Russell Brand, Simon Pegg And Steve Coogan Join Cancer Drive

Russell Brand, Simon Pegg and Steve Coogan are the latest British celebrities to back a social media campaign to raise money for a cancer charity.The stars have thrown their support behind the #ThumbsUpForStephen social media...

Tom Cruise To Head To London For Mission: Impossible 5

Tom Cruise is set to film scenes for 'Mission: Impossible 5' in Tenerife before the crew head to London this summer. The 51-year-old actor is gearing up for the fifth installment of the action franchise...

Hidden Below The Streets Are The 'Boxtrolls' [Trailer + Pictures]

The trailer for the latest film to come from Laika, Phil Knight's Hillsboro animation studio, has hit the web. ‘Boxtrolls’ tells the story of a group of goblins that live underground, feeding off grubs and...

Stars Jump For Charity Campaign

Stars including singer Nicole Scherzinger and British actor Simon Pegg have been photographed in mid-air for a new Oxfam charity campaign.The organisation's new Lift Lives for Good campaign aims to publicise the charity's work in...

Kate Beckinsale To Star In Absolutely Anything

Kate Beckinsale has been cast in 'Absolutely Anything'.The 40-year-old actress - who will next hit the big screen in legal drama 'The Trials of Cate McCall' - will star alongside Simon Pegg in...

Nick Frost Put His Back Out Salsa Dancing

Nick Frost ''put his back out'' while salsa dancing.The 41-year-old actor injured himself ''very badly'' while filming a dance-off with Chris O'Dowd for their new romantic comedy, 'Cuban Fury.'Speaking at the UK premiere of the...

Oscar Animated Shorts: Check Out The Nominees

Every year, The Academy makes a selection of short films from three separate disciplines: animation, documentary and live action. And while the latter categories are usually filled with hard-hitting, affecting stories, the animation section provides...

Tributes Pour In For Peter O'toole

Tributes have flooded in for Peter O'Toole. The eight-time Oscar nominated actor passed away in London yesterday (14.12.13) aged 81, and many have expressed their sadness at the loss of the great Hollywood star.His agent,...

Simon Pegg To Join Monty Python Cast Onscreen

British actor Simon Pegg is set to team up with the Monty Python cast in their new comedy movie.Python member Terry Jones will direct the film, titled Absolutely Anything, about a disillusioned school teacher who...

A Week In Movies: Wonder Woman Is Coming, Walker's Hours Hits American Cinemas, And A Glimpse Of The Next Spider-man

The big story this week is that Wonder Woman will make her long-awaited big-screen debut in the upcoming Batman vs Superman movie starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill. Israeli actress Gal Gadot has nabbed the...

Simon Pegg Credits Sobriety With Creativity Boost

British actor Simon Pegg is convinced giving up alcohol enhanced his creativity.The Star Trek actor stopped drinking aged 40 as he struggled to enjoy alcohol in moderation, and he believes learning to live without booze...

Simon Pegg Hates Being Around Drunks

Simon Pegg doesn't like being around drunk people.The 43-year-old actor gave up the booze years ago in a bid to stay trim and he admits he can't stand going to the pub with people who...

Simon Pegg Confirms Mission: Impossible 5 Return

Simon Pegg has confirmed he will be returning for 'Mission: Impossible 5'.The British actor joked he has already started his diet of ''one carrot a day'' to reprise his role as tech expert Benji Dunn...

Simon Pegg's Radiation Trick

Simon Pegg convinced Benedict Cumberbatch he was being affected by radiation on the set of 'Star Trek Into Darkness'.Funnyman Simon played a practical joke on cast member Chris Pine - who plays Captain James T....

Tributes Flood In From Famous Fans Of Felix Dexter

Felix Dexter tragically passed away at the premature age of 52 on Friday, 18 October. The St. Kitts-born London comic was one of the first black comics to break into the mainstream of British comedy...

Simon Pegg Pays Tribute To Comedian Felix Dexter

British funnymen Simon Pegg and Bill Bailey are leading the tributes to comedian Felix Dexter, who died on Friday (18Oct13).The actor/comic was battling myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer, and was said to have...

Saoirse Ronan Auditions For Star Wars

Saoirse Ronan has auditioned for 'Star Wars Episode VII'.The 'How I Live Now' actress has confirmed rumours she read for a part in Disney's blockbuster sequel, to be directed by J.J. Abrams, but insists ''so...

Simon Pegg To Play Assassin In New Australian Film

Simon Pegg is to play an assassin in a new Australian movie featuring Liam and Chris Hemsworth's brother Luke.Kill Me Three Times will also include Alice Braga, Teresa Palmer and Bryan Brown among the cast....

Simon Pegg Puzzled By Cheese-roll Event He Grew Up Attending

Funnyman Simon Pegg has been forced to rethink the annual Cooper's Hill Cheese-Roll event in his native Gloucestershire, England after realising the rest of the world pokes fun at locals chasing a wheel of Double...

Fan Drives 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Writer Bob Orci To Swearing

Here’s the crux of this story: it’s funny when people who shouldn’t really be swearing, swear. Bob Orci – the writer behind the Star Trek sequel, Into Darkess, told a fan to “F*ck off” on...

Simon Pegg Eyes X-files Movie Role

British actor Simon Pegg is keen to land a role in the next big screen installment of The X-Files.The Shaun of the Dead star is adamant original Fbi agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, played...

Simon Pegg Wants X Files Role

Simon Pegg wants a role in the new 'The X-Files' movie. A third installment of the paranormal investigation franchise is being developed, and the Brit actor is keen for a part, but only as long...

'The Butler' & 'We're The Millers' Retain Top Us Box Office Positions

Lee Daniels' The Butler has retained its position at No.1 in the US Weekend Box Office for the second week. The movie is an historical epic which follows the true story of Cecil Gaines (Forest...

Here's Why America Should Flock To See 'The World's End' This Weekend

New British comedy The World's End has been released today (23rd Aug) in America and is the third in the tenuously linked 'Cornetto Trilogy.' First off, you should know that the title is the name...

Simon Pegg's The World's End Is A Veritable August Treat

Having enthralled U.K audiences and critics alike, it’s time for Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s World’s End to go stateside. The film marks the end of the unusually titled ‘Cornetto Trilogy,’ and sees a few...

Frank Darabont's New Mob Drama Gets Premiere Date, New Title And Trailer

Mob City is filmmaker Frank Darabont's take on the novel L.A. Noir: The Struggle For The Soul Of America’s Most Seductive City - a detailed account of post-World War II Los Angeles gripped by corrupt...

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