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Dwayne Johnson Making Wwe Movie About Paige's Fighting Family

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is stepping back into the ring to cameo as himself in a movie based on the life of WWE Superstar Paige.Johnson will also executive produce the film, which is titled Fighting...

Stephen Merchant: Hugh Jackman Is A Formidable Talent

Stephen Merchant has hailed Hugh Jackman's performance in 'Logan' as ''formidable''.The 41-year-old British actor plays Caliban opposite the 48-year-old star as Wolverine in the third standalone movie about the metal-clawed superhero and X-Men member and...

Myleene Klass Has Low Maintenance Red Carpet Routine

Myleene Klass' red carpet beauty secret is to just ''freshen'' her hair and ''hope for the best''.The 38-year-old singer-and-presenter is regularly praised for her style choices when she steps out at the glitziest and most...

Stephen Merchant Had To Dye Eyebrows And Lashes White For Logan

The British funnyman stepped away from comedy to venture into the superhero genre and play mutant Caliban in the third solo Wolverine, Logan - said to be Hugh Jackman's last X-Men appearance....

Stephen Merchant Had To Shave Eyebrows For Logan

Stephen Merchant was surprised when he didn't get asked to bulk up for his role in new Wolverine movie 'Logan' and was not happy when he had to shave his hair and eyebrows off.The 41-year-old...

Wolverine 3 Named Logan

The third Wolverine movie will be called 'Logan'.Hugh Jackman - who will portray the clawed mutant for the eighth and final time in the upcoming film - has shared the first poster for the long-awaited...

'Mrs Brown's Boys' Named Best British Sitcom Of 21st Century

Radio Times readers have voted ‘Mrs Browns Boys’ the best British sitcom of the 21st century, beating Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s ‘The Office’. Over 14,000 votes were cast in the online poll, but many...

J.k. Rowling Wishes For Magic After Britain Votes To Leave Eu

The Harry Potter author had been a vocal advocate for the Remain campaign, and admitted her disappointment after it was confirmed on Friday morning (24Jun16) that the British public had voted to exit the EU....

Stephen Merchant Joins Cast Of Wolverine 3

The Office co-creator, known for his work with Ricky Gervais, is the latest name to join the cast of the X-Men spin off, in which Hugh Jackman, 47, will once again reprise his...

John Krasinski: 'Stephen Merchant's Tea Is Dangerous'

The US star has a taste for British things, thanks to his English wife Emily Blunt. While he isn't fully signed up to foods like Marmite, a yeast-based spread, John is an avid tea drinker....

Stephen Merchant's Play To Close Early

The Office co-writer made his West End theatre debut in The Mentalists in July (15) but the dark comedy's run has been shortened due to its disappointing box office performance and will close...

Hayley Atwell: 'I Was Not In A Car Accident With Stephen Merchant'

The Captain America: The First Avenger star was first linked to Ricky Gervais' longtime comedy partner after they were spotted together on a night out in London, and in February (15), reports suggested...

Ricky Gervais To Make The Office Spin-off Without Stephen Merchant

Ricky Gervais will reportedly make 'The Office' movie without the help of Stephen Merchant.The duo worked together on the original TV series, but will not be reuniting for the much-anticipated movie - titled 'Life On...

Stephen Merchant To Avoid Nude Scene In Debut Play

The Office co-writer agreed to play lead character Ted in The Mentalists during its run in the West End, but as he gears up to take over the role next month (Jul15), Merchant...

Stephen Merchant Risks Back Injury With Stooping

The Office co-writer, who stands at a towering six foot, seven inches (2.01 metres) tall, has been warned he is at risk of suffering a curvature of the spine because he frequently has...

'The Office' Spin Off Movie Approved

Ricky Gervais helped revolutionise British comedy at the turn of the millennium with ‘The Office’, which ended with a Christmas special in 2003. More than a decade later, however, David Brent is finally making a...

Stephen Merchant To Make West End Debut

British actor/comedian Stephen Merchant is to make his West End debut in a revival of comedy show The Mentalists in July (15).The Extras actor will appear opposite Gavin and Stacey star Steffan Rhodri in the...

Stephen Merchant In A Car Crash

British actor Stephen Merchant was involved in a car accident in Los Angeles last week (ends22Feb15).Ricky Gervais' comedy partner and the Captain America star were driving through Melrose Avenue at the time of the shunt...

Ll Cool J To Host Lip-sync Battle Show

Rapper/actor Ll Cool J has been tapped to host a new Tv lip-syncing battle series executive produced by actors John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant.The hip-hop star will emcee the competition programme called Lip Sync Battle,...

John Krasinski And Stephen Merchant To Take Part In Lip-sync Battle Show

Actor John Krasinski and British funnyman Stephen Merchant are teaming up with U.S. comedian Jimmy Fallon to launch a new Tv lip-syncing battle series.Tv host Fallon has had both actors on his previous Late Night...

Possible David Brent Movie Will Feature Real Departure For Former Paper Merchant

If, and we mean if, David Brent makes his feature debut in a movie, then it won’t be anything to do with the 2-series BBC sitcom that thrust the character into the hallowed ground of...

Stephen Merchant Too Geeky To Attract Women

British funnyman Stephen Merchant still feels too geeky to attract women, despite his success in Hollywood.The long-term writing partner of Ricky Gervais has enjoyed a good run in the U.S. with films including I Give...

Stephen Merchant: 'I'd Love To Be More Like James Bond Pierce Brosnan'

Gangly British funnyman Stephen Merchant came to the harsh realisation he'll never match up to movie stars like Pierce Brosnan when he was caught with his flies down at the Golden Globes.Ricky Gervais' longtime Tv...

James Mcavoy Gets The Critics And Stars Excited With His Performance In Macbeth

James McAvoy in Macbeth is causing quite a stir. Both the critics and the stars in the audience have lavished praise over the Scottish actor who has applied his trade in Hollywood, in X Men...

Dean Gaffney Car Crash Injuries "Not Thought To Be Life Threatening"

It appears Dean Gaffney had a lucky escape after a car crash in Derby on Wednesday evening (January 30, 2013). The 34-year-old was returning home after starring in a stage production of A Murder Is...

Stephen Merchant Apologises For Autism Remark

British writer/actor Stephen Merchant has apologised for poking fun at sufferers of autism in a U.K. Tv interview on Friday (25Jan13).Ricky Gervais' comedy partner sparked complaints with his appearance on The Graham Norton Show, where...

Dan Mazer: I Give It A Year Is Anti-rom-com

Dan Mazer made 'I Give It A Year' because he was bored of romantic comedies.The 'Borat' screenwriter has revealed he wanted to surprise the public with his directorial debut and give a fresh perspective on...

Dan Mazer Planning New Sacha Baron Cohen Collaboration?

Dan Mazer wants to work with Sacha Baron Cohen again.The British director has hinted he will team up with the funnyman - with whom he co-scripted 'Borat' and 'Bruno' - in the near future and...

Stephen Merchant To Get U.s. Sitcom

British writer/actor Stephen Merchant is following his pal Ricky Gervais to Hollywood - Tv bosses want him to make a sitcom based on his stand-up comedy routine.Merchant teamed up with Gervais to help write hit...

Rose Byrne Terrified Filming I Give It A Year

Rose Byrne was petrified by the doves on the 'I Give It A Year' set.The 'Bridesmaids' actress turned into a nervous wreck while shooting the scene in Dan Mazer's new comedy where Simon Baker -...

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