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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...

Kidder Pretended Superman Was Indiana Jones

Actress MARGOT KIDDER pretended CHRISTOPHER REEVE was HARRISON FORD for her romantic scenes in the SUPERMAN films - because she wasn't attracted to her co-star. The movie star, who played Superman's girlfriend LOIS LANE in...

Superman Ii: The Other Director's Cut

Time Warner plans to issue a director's cut of Superman II on Nov. 20 that will feature the work of director Richard Donner, who was fired from the movie and replaced by Richard Lester midway...

Parker Passes On Family Tradition

SEX AND THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER is reliving her youth by accompanying three-year-old son JAMES on a Halloween tradition. The actress, 41, is a huge fan of the spooky season, which she used...

Stewart + Fitzgerald Get Stamped

Beloved movie legend JAMES STEWART and jazz and blues great ELLA FITZGERALD are to join Marvel comic book characters like SUPERMAN and THE INCREDIBLE HULK on US stamps in 2007. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE star...

Beatfreakz In Superman Copyright Scandal

Dutch dance act BEATFREAKZ have been forced to withdraw copies of their current top 10 single from shops because the record cover copies SUPERMAN's famous 'S' logo. The copyright infringement also demands the Man Of...

Cage Defends Son's Superhero Name

NICOLAS CAGE has defended the unusual name he gave his son - and predicts future parents will follow his lead. The CON AIR star has always been fascinated by SUPERMAN and decided to name...

Warlock Film Produces No Box-office Magic

The top film at the box office last weekend, the teen warlock flick TheCovenant, drew less than $8.9 million-- the lowest figure for a No. 1 infilm in three years -- while the No. 2...

Box Office Pushes Entertainment Spending Upwards

An improved box office is expected to push total U.S. spending on entertainment -- primarily movies, music, and video games -- up 4.4 percent to $87.5 billion this year, according to the annual Communications Industry...

Still Life A Surprise Winner At Venice

Following a vote that startled many reporters covering the Venice Film Festival, Chinese director Jia Zhang-ke's Still Life (Sanxia Haoren) seemed to come out of nowhere to wind up as the winner of the festival's...

The Covenant Claims Top Spot At Weak Us Box Office

Teen horror film THE COVENANT has claimed the top spot at the US box office this weekend (08-10SEP06) with a take of just $9 million (GBP5 million) - the lowest total for a number one...

Movie Reviews: Hollywoodland

Ben Affleck is seeing something that has eluded him for a long time -- good reviews. There are plenty of them for his performance as actor George Reeves -- who played Superman in the 1950s'...

Carlson: 'Christopher Reeve's Accident Was His Own Fault'

NIP/TUCK actress KELLY CARLSON blames CHRISTOPHER REEVE for the horse-jumping accident that left the SUPERMAN actor paralysed in 1995. Reeve, the star of four Superman movies between 1978 and 1987, died in 2004 from complications...

Affleck Can Understand Reeves' 'Suicide'

BEN AFFLECK can understand why late SUPERMAN star GEORGE REEVES may have shot himself, because the intensity of fame has left him depressed too. Affleck is playing Reeves in HOLLYWOODLAND, a new movie about the...

Glenn Ford Dies

Veteran actor GLENN FORD has been found dead at his home in Beverly Hills, California. He was 90. The SUPERMAN star, who had suffered numerous strokes, was discovered by paramedics yesterday (30AUG06). Police do not...

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