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Russell Hornsby Joins Creed 2 Cast

Russell Hornsby has joined the cast of 'Creed 2'.The 43-year-old actor - who recently starred in the 2016 movie 'Fences' - has reportedly signed on to star alongside Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone in...

Tessa Thompson To Star In New Men In Black

Tessa Thompson is to star in the 'Men In Black' reboot.The 34-year-old actress is in talks to join her 'Thor: Ragnarok' co-star Chris Hemsworth - who is close to signing a deal - in Sony's...

Tessa Thompson On The "Incredibly Human" Marvel Cinematic Universe Characters

Tessa Thompson recently opened up about why she thinks the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become such an incredible global success. To-date, the franchise has made over $14 billion in takings, and cemented itself as the...

Anya Taylor-joy Is Excited For Both New Mutants And Glass

Anya Taylor-Joy thinks everyone should be excited about 'New Mutants' and 'Glass'.The 21-year-old actress is reprising her role from 'Split' as Casey Cooke in the third movie in the 'Glass' trilogy, as well as starring...

Tessa Thompson Doesn't Worry About Failing

Tessa Thompson isn't ''precious'' about failure.The 'Thor: Ragnarok' actress is incredibly ambitious and wants to try her hand at many aspects of the movie industry, and isn't worried if they don't all turn out as...

Tessa Thompson Feels Pressure Of Representing Black Women On Screen

Tessa Thompson is reluctant to become a poster girl for diversity in Hollywood.The 34-year-old actress admitted there is a sense of ''responsibility'' that comes with being part of a ''marginalised group'' but she wants to...

Florence Pugh Doesn't Think She'll Win The Ee Bafta Rising Star Award

Florence Pugh doesn't think she will win this year's EE BAFTA Rising Star Award. The 22-year-old actress - who starred in the highly acclaimed 'Lady Macbeth' - was nominated for the prestigious award at this...

Tessa Thompson's New Heist Movie

Tessa Thompson is set to star in and produce a new heist movie.The 'Thor: Ragnarok' actress will take on the role of real-life jewel thief Doris Payne, now 87, whose criminal record goes back to...

Natalie Portman Open To Returning To The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Natalie Portman is open to returning as Jane Foster in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The 36-year-old actress starred as Chris Hemsworth's love interest in the first two 'Thor' movies but was absent from the latest standalone...

Tessa Thompson Excited By Strong Women In Mcu

Tessa Thompson is excited to see the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The 34-year-old actress starred as Valkyrie in 'Thor: Ragnarok' and is set to reprise her role in the upcoming 'Avengers: Infinity War' movie,...

Tessa Thompson Loves Pygmy Goats

Tessa Thompson wants to adopt a pygmy goat.The 34-year-old actress - who is best known for playing Valkyrie in 'Thor: Ragnarok' - admitted she is ''really, really fond'' of the small creatures, and when she...

Tessa Thompson Wants To Play Female Batman

Tessa Thompson wants to play a female Batman in a story similar to 'The Santa Clause'.The 34-year-old actress played the cape-wearing Valkyrie in Marvel's 'Thor: Ragnarok' and now fancies herself taking on DC Comics' caped...

Florence Pugh: It's Easy Playing Violent Characters

Florence Pugh said it's ''incredibly easy'' playing violent characters.The 22-year-old actress came to prominence as Katherine Lester in British drama film 'Lady MacBeth' back in 2016, and throughout the film, audiences see her alter ego...

Juno Temple Wants To Do More Sci-fi Movies

Juno Temple would love to do more sci-fi.The 28-year-old star has filmed an episode of TV show 'Electric Dreams', where each installment is a separate Philip K. Dick short story, and although the actress has...

Florence Pugh Nominated For The Ee Rising Star Award

Florence Pugh has been named among the nominees for this year's EE Rising Star Award.The 22-year-old actress - who stars in the British crime series 'Marcella' and appeared in 2016's 'Lady Macbeth' - has been...

Chris Hemsworth Had Got Bored Of Playing Thor

Chris Hemsworth had got ''bored'' of playing Thor before making 'Thor: Ragnarok'.The 34-year-old actor has starred as the Norse God of Lightning in two 'Thor' movies as well as two 'Avengers' movie, and now he...

Tessa Thompson: I Hated Wearing A Cape For Thor: Ragnarok

Tessa Thompson hated having to wear a cape in 'Thor: Ragnarok'.The 34-year-old actress stars as the cape-wearing Valkyrie in the new Marvel movie, and Tessa - who trained diligently for the high-energy role - admitted...

Tessa Thompson Plays Han Solo Character In Thor: Ragnarok

Tessa Thompson's 'Thor: Ragnarok' character Valkyrie was pitched as the ''Han Solo of the movie''.The 34-year-old actress will play the elite fighter in the upcoming third film in the trilogy - the latest movie in...

Tessa Thompson To Play Mcu's First Lgbt Character

Tessa Thompson has revealed her part in 'Thor: Ragnarok' will be the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first LGBT character.The 34-year-old actress will play elite fighter Valkyrie in the upcoming third film in the trilogy - the...

Tom Hiddleston Surprised He Is Still Playing Loki In Mcu

Tom Hiddleston is surprised he is still playing Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The 36-year-old actor has starred as the Norse God of mischief and villainous adoptive brother to hero Thor (Chris Hemsworth) in four...

Chris Hemsworth: My Brother Liam Was Almost Thor

Chris Hemsworth nearly lost out of the role of Thor to his younger brother Liam.The 34-year-old actor has starred as Norse God in four movies so far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, however, and will...

Mark Ruffalo Praises Female Co-stars In Thor: Ragnarok

Mark Ruffalo has praised his female co-stars in 'Thor: Ragnarok'.The 49-year-old actor has starred as Bruce Banner/The Hulk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 'The Avengers' and is reprising his role in the third 'Thor'...

Tessa Thompson Is In Awe Of Thor's Chris Hemsworth And Mark Ruffalo

Tessa Thompson is in awe of how Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo have managed to bring a ''sense of freshness and newness'' to the forthcoming 'Thor Ragnarok'.The third instalment of the superhero series will show...

First Look At The Lead Cast In 'Thor: Ragnarok' [Trailer And Pictures]

It looks like Thor might finally have met his match with the arrival of dark underworld queen Hela. The new trailer for 'Thor: Ragnarok' sees him lose his legendary hammer to her power, and face...

Female Lead Role In Han Solo Spin-off Film Narrowed Down To Three Actresses

In July (16), it was confirmed Hail Caesar! star Alden Ehrenreich had landed the coveted role of a young Han Solo in Disney's upcoming movie. According to Variety.com, directors Phil Lord...

Zoe Kravitz, Tessa Thompson And Naomi Scott "Testing For Female Lead" In Han Solo Movie

Zoe Kravitz, Tessa Thompson and Naomi Scott have all reportedly tested for the female lead in the new Han Solo movie.The film will star Alden Ehrenreich as the young Han Solo, who was cast in...

Dear White People To Be Adapted To Tv Series

Bosses at the Internet streaming service have recruited the director of the 2014 film, Justin Simien, to write all 10 episodes of the new series, as well as helm the premiere. Dear...

Tessa Thompson Signs Up For Thor 3

The Creed star will reportedly play Chris Hemsworth's love interest in Thor: Ragnarok, according to Deadline.com. Her character will be a superheroine, but details surrounding her name and powers have not been released....

Tyra Banks' New Style Inspired By Creed Star

The former supermodel-turned-TV mogul debuted her new locks as she returned to the spotlight on Sunday (20Mar16), at the Simply Stylist conference in Los Angeles. The appearance was her first since welcoming her...

Tessa Thompson Modelled Her Creed Accent On Philadelphia Native Jill Scott

The Los Angeles-born Selma actress plays singer/songwriter Bianca, a love interest for Michael B. Jordan's titular character Adonis Creed, and she reveals she modelled her speaking voice on that of Jill, who hails...

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