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Charlize Theron To Receive Cinematique Award

Charlize Theron will receive the 2019 American Cinematique Award.The 'Long Shot' actress will be recognised for her ''significant contribution'' to the movie industry at a special event in California in November.American Cinematheque chairman Rick Nicita...

Streamed Movies Stay Eligible For Oscars

Netflix movies will remain eligible for the Academy Awards.Steven Spielberg - who is a governor of the Academy's directors branch - had called for films which debut on streaming services or just have a short...

Maddie Ziegler Cast In Steven Spielberg's West Side Story

Maddie Ziegler is to star in 'West Side Story'.The 16-year-old dancer and actress - who starred in the music video for Sia's 'Chandelier' and 'Elastic Heart' - will play a member of the Jets in...

Liam Payne Auditioned With Steven Spielberg For West Side Story Role

Liam Payne auditioned for 'West Side Story' in front of Steven Spielberg.The former One Direction singer - who has been taking acting lessons - could be following 'Dunkirk' star and former bandmate Harry Styles into...

Mike Barker To Direct Stephen King's The Talisman

Mike Barker is to direct the movie adaptation of Stephen King and Peter Straub's novel 'The Talisman'. The 'Handmaid's Tale' director is on board to helm the highly anticipated movie version of the best-selling 1984...

Steven Spielberg Faces Backlash

Steven Spielberg faces a backlash over his proposal to block Netflix films from Academy Awards shortlists.The 'Ready Player One' filmmaker - who is a governor of the Academy's directors branch - is planning to propose...

Steven Spielberg: Cinemas Need To Be Around Forever

Steven Spielberg thinks cinemas ''need to be around forever''.The veteran director still loves watching a movie in a cinema and although he recognises the rise of TV and streaming services, he's insisted cinemas must be...

Steven Spielberg Casts Rachel Zegler As Maria In West Side Story Film

Steven Spielberg has cast Rachel Zegler as Maria in his upcoming 'West Side Story' adaption.The 72-year-old director has chosen the 17-year-old New Jersey high school student to make her film debut and take on the...

George Lucas Tops List Of America's Richest Celebrities

George Lucas is America's richest celebrity, according to Forbes magazine.The 74-year-old filmmaker - who is known for creating the 'Star Wars' and 'Indiana Jones' franchises - has topped the list of the country's wealthiest celebrities,...

Humans Won't Be 'Pack Hunted' In Jurassic World 3

Filmmaker Colin Trevorrow says ''dinosaur interaction'' in 'Jurassic World 3' is ''unlikely''.The 42-year-old director - who director 2015's 'Jurassic World' and co-wrote its sequel 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' - has revealed the currently untitled third...

Sylvester Stallone 'Is Up There With Steven Spielberg And George Lucas'

Dolph Lundgren thinks Sylvester Stallone is ''up there'' with Steven Spielberg and George Lucas as one of Hollywood's great filmmakers.The 61-year-old actor - who has starred alongside Stallone in the 'Rocky' franchise - has hailed...

George Lucas Praises Gloria Katz For Her Strong Writing For Female Characters

George Lucas has paid tribute to late screenwriter Gloria Katz for her ability to ''smartly forward the female point of view'' on screen.Katz passed away at the age of 76 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in...

Star Wars Screenwriter Gloria Katz Has Died

'Star Wars' screenwriter Gloria Katz has died.The writer-and-producer - who secretly helped Lucas finish his script for the first movie in the sci-fi franchise, 1977's 'A New Hope' - passed away at the age of...

Rita Moreno Joins Cast Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Reboot

Rita Moreno is joining the cast of Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' reboot. The 86-year old actress played the role of Anita in the original 1961 film adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical and will...

Mariah Carey Humiliated By Sick Son

Mariah Carey was humiliated when her son threw up on Michelle Obama.The 'Fantasy' hitmaker was horrified when her son Moroccan, then two, ruined the then-First Lady's dress when they met at the National Christmas Tree...

Camila Cabello Denies She's Playing Maria In West Side Story

Camila Cabello isn't playing Maria in the 'West Side Story' remake.The 21-year-old star was rumoured to have signed up for Steven Spielberg's reimagining of the classic musical, which is based on Williams Shakespeare's 'Romeo and...

Oprah Winfrey Producing Color Purple Movie

Oprah Winfrey is bringing a musical version of 'The Color Purple' to the big screen.The 64-year-old media mogul and music legend Quincy Jones are to produce an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning stage musical, alongside...

Lena Dunham Writing Refugee Story

Lena Dunham is writing a new movie about a Syrian refugee's fight for survival.The 'Girls' creator has been hired to adapt Melissa Fleming's book 'A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee's Incredible Story...

Aaron Sorkin To Direct Sacha Baron Cohen In Political Drama

Aaron Sorkin will direct Sacha Baron Cohen in 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'.The 'West Wing' creator penned the original script for Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment, and while the 'Ready Player One' filmmaker initially considered...

Judi Dench Set For Cats Movie

Dame Judi Dench is to star in the movie adaptation of 'Cats'. The 83-year-old actress - who was due play Grizabella in the original West End production in 1981, until she was forced to withdraw...

David Schwimmer Joins Panama Papers Drama

David Schwimmer has joined the cast of drama film 'The Laundromat' about the Panama Papers scandal.Netflix has confirmed it will finance and release the movie, which follows the story of German journalists Frederik Obermaier and...

J.a. Bayona Hopes World Learned A Lesson From Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

J.A. Bayona hopes that cinema goers learnt something about the dangers of modern science from 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom'.The 43-year-old director dealt with the implications of cloning and bringing extinct species back to life in...

Ansel Elgort Cast In Steven Spielberg's West Side Story

Ansel Elgort has been cast in Steven Spielberg's remake of 'West Side Story'.The 24-year-old actor - who previously appeared in hits such as 'The Fault in Our Stars' and 'Baby Driver' - has landed the...

Gwyneth Paltrow Gets Married

Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk have got married.The 'Iron Man' actress wed her producer partner in front of family and friends including Robert Downey Jr., Jerry Seinfeld, Steven Spielberg, and Cameron Diaz and her husband...

Liam Payne To Star In West Side Story?

Liam Payne in talks to star in Steven Spielberg's remake of 'West Side Story'.The 25-year-old singer is said to be in negotiations for a role in the iconic director's reimagining of the classic musical, which...

West Side Story To Film Next Year

Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' remake will start filming next year.The 71-year-old film director has been forced to jiggle around his work schedule for 2019 after 'Indiana Jones 5' was pushed back until 2021 while...

10 Shark Horrors Ranked! Turns Out 'The Meg' Is Not The Worst Thing To Happen To Cinema

For some reason, sharks are a magnet for terrible movies; some incidently, others deliberately so. After 1975, there have been very few good aquatic horror flicks, which is why when 'The Meg' was announced, we...

Indiana Jones 5 Delayed Until 2012

'Indiana Jones 5' has been delayed until July 2021.It was revealed last week that the action movie - which will be directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Harrison Ford in the title role - had...

Hannah John-kamen Thanks Steven Spielberg For Ant-man And The Wasp Casting

Hannah John-Kamen says Steven Spielberg played a major role in her being cast in 'Ant-Man and the Wasp'.The 28-year-old actress plays the part of Ghost in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but Hannah admitted she only...

'Indiana Jones 5' Will Miss 2020 Release Date Because Of Script Issues

Fans of Indiana Jones who’ve been waiting a decade for another sequel in the franchise are going to have to wait a little while longer, with new reports that the fifth film will not meet...

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