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Stuntman Knievel Dies

Legendary motorcyclist Evel Knievel has died aged 69 after a long illness.The stuntman who won fame for his death-defying stunts finally succumbed to a less glamorous death, reportedly caused by lung failure.He had had a...

By on 01 December 2007

Pinewood Plans Expansion

The company behind Pinewood Studios has unveiled a major expansion plan which could help rejuvenate the British film industry.Pinewood Shepperton (PS) proposes creating a "live-work" community consisting of permanent sets and zones replicating a range...

By on 19 November 2007

Marsden In The Box

James Marsden's career resurgence is to continue with a starring role in upcoming horror movie The Box, it has emerged.After his character Cyclops was tossed aside without a blink in Brett Ratner's disappointing X Men...

By on 02 November 2007

Hollywood Reports Bumper Summer

Hollywood studios have reported an exceptional summer with worldwide ticket sales crossing the $4 billion (2 billion) mark and beating sales records set in 2004.Trade magazine Variety reports that films performed extremely well, as earnings...

By on 04 September 2007

Welling In Talks To Take Superman To The Big Screen

TV's latest SUPERMAN is set to take the caped superhero to the big screen after reportedly landing a leading role in new movie JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA. Smallville star Tom Welling is in talks to...

Last Reel Of Potter To Screen In 3-D At Imax Houses

Moviegoers attending screenings of the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in IMAX theaters will be able to view the last 20 minutes of the movie in 3-D, the New York Post...

Batman Voted Best Superhero

BATMAN is Britain's favourite superhero ever, beating SUPERMAN and SPIDER-MAN, in a poll by a British DVD rental service. The Caped Crusader topped the poll with over 20 per cent of the vote. Superman came...

Superman Costume Nets $115,000

An unusual costume from The Wizard of Oz matched the price achieved by the original Superman costume worn by Christopher Reeve on Thursday.Both netted $115,000 (57,927) at an auction of rare Hollywood memorabilia held by...

By on 07 April 2007

Superman Costume Sells At Auction For $115,000

Late actor CHRISTOPHER REEVE's SUPERMAN costume has sold at auction for $115,000 (GBP59,000) on website eBay.com. The red and blue ensemble, worn by Reeve in the 1978 movie, had been expected to fetch between $50,000...

Reeve's Superman Costume Up For Sale

Late actor CHRISTOPHER REEVE's SUPERMAN costume is up for sale on internet auction site eBay.com. The red and blue ensemble, valued at between $50,000 and $70,000 (GBP25,600 and GBP35,800), is being sold by memorabilia firm...

Tmnt Toys Led To Movie, Says Studio Exec

Although some critics had suggested that the sole reason for reviving the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie franchise was to sell toys, Warner Bros.' distribution chief Dan Fellman has indicated that just the opposite may...

Gyllenhaal To Play Captain Marvel?

Executives at Hollywood film studio New Line are desperately trying to sign BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star JAKE GYLLENHAAL as CAPTAIN MARVEL in SHAZAM! The studio is looking to bid on a big franchise along the lines...

Superman Promises More Action Next Time Around

Brandon Routh, the actor who played Superman in last year's franchise revival, has indicated that the producers of the next sequel were sensitive to audience and critical complaints that the film lacked sufficient action sequences....

'More Fights, Action' For New Superman Flick

SUPERMAN RETURNS star BRANDON ROUTH has hinted that the next film in the super franchise will feature more action and fights scenes and a new villain for the Man of Steel.Speaking to Empire magazine, the...

By on 14 March 2007

Cage's Debt To Comic Books

Hollywood fanboy NICOLAS CAGE was desperate to star in comic book adaptation GHOST RIDER - because he learned to read using graphic novels. The actor saw the project as his opportunity to repay a debt...

Star Wars Cloak Auctioned

Obi-Wan Kenobi's cloak from the Star Wars franchise is part of the largest amount of film and TV costumes to be auctioned in the UK today.Worn by Sir Alec Guinness, the cloak is expected to...

By on 06 March 2007

Warner Bros Eyes Justice League Of America Movie

The superhero bandwagon is continuing to roll steadily onwards, adding GHOST RIDER and a new FANTASTIC FOUR film to its load. But rumours of yet more costumed, super people movies are in the wings, most...

By on 23 February 2007

Cage Wanted To Name Baby Kyle

NICOLAS CAGE wanted to name his new baby son KYLE, but chose the name KAL-EL after his wife ALICE decided they should select something more exotic. The couple decided the name, which is derived from...

Good News For Reeve's Daughter

The daughter of tragic SUPERMAN star CHRISTOPHER REEVE has something to smile about - she's planning to wed her longtime boyfriend. ALEXANDRA REEVE, 23, who lost her crippled father and stepmother DANA REEVE within 18...

Guiness' Jedi Knight Cloak To Go Under The Hammer

SIR ALEC GUINNESS' Jedi knight cloak is expected to fetch more than GBP50,000 ($98,000) when it is auctioned next month (FEB07). The STAR WARS outfit is part of a London sale of some of cinema's...

Skinny Bosworth Watches Dinner Date Dine At Tao

KATE BOSWORTH isn't wasting any time moving on from her broken romance with ORLANDO BLOOM - she was spotted enjoying a romantic meal with new beau JAMES ROUSSEAU at Las Vegas restaurant Tao last night...

Superman Makes A Smashing Return On Dvd

Superman Returns produced super results as it debuted on DVD last week, finishing first on both the sales and rental charts, according to trade reports. The film made an especially strong showing at rental stores,...

Superheroes Add Superzeros To Hollywood's Bank Balance

As this week saw the release of the latest superhero flick on DVD, SUPERMAN RETURNS, Hollywood movie-makers continue to seem quite happy to carry on churning out more of the super-money-making franchises from the classic...

By on 08 December 2006

X-men Illustrator Dies

X-MEN illustrator DAVE COCKRUM has died from complications of diabetes. He was 63. Cockrum reinvented the comic franchise in the mid-1970s by introducing a host of new characters and overhauling the entire look of the...

Elton John Outbid For Superman Role

SIR ELTON JOHN was left heartbroken yesterday (21NOV06) when his dreams of appearing in the next SUPERMAN movie were dashed at a celebrity auction. The ROCKET MAN singer bid GBP40,000 ($72,000) for the walk-on part...

Mcr Frontman Meets Comic Hero

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE singer GERARD WAY has teamed up with comic book idol GRANT MORRISON for advice on his own cartoon strip. The WELCOME TO THE BLACK PARADE rocker releases THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY next year...

Big Imax Victim Of Little Ant

The summer glut of animated family films had a crushing impact on giant-screen exhibitor IMAX, which grossed only $7.1 million from Warner Bros.' The Ant Bully during the third quarter. IMAX had converted the entire...

Kidder Praises Donner's Superman Ii Cut

Margot Kidder, who played Lois Lane in Superman II, has given a thumbs up to the Richard Donner cut of the film, which is being released on DVD on Nov. 28. Following a screening of...

Time Warner Shows Mostly Solid Results

Time Warner had a mixed bag of financial results to report on Wednesday. On the one hand, profits at its cable-TV company soared as a result of its acquisition of some of the cable systems...

Reeve Children Carry On Fight

Late SUPERMAN star CHRISTOPHER REEVE's children have pledged to continue their father's search for a cure to paralysis. The actor died in 2005, nine years after he was left paralysed by a horse-riding accident. Before...

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