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Mark Ruffalo To Star In Low Down

Mark Ruffalo is set to play jazz pianist Joe Albany in a new movie.The 'Kids Are Alright' actor will executive produce and star in independent film 'Low Down', which follows the musician's life and relationship...

Robert Downey Jr Lined Up For Inherent Vice

Robert Downey Jr. is in talks to take on the lead role in 'Inherent Vice'. The 'Sherlock Holmes' star is reportedly interested in starring in the project - which is adapted from the 2009 Thomas...

Chris Evans Worried About Captain America Commitment

Chris Evans finds it "crazy" he could be playing Captain America until he is 40.The 29-year-old actor admits he was wary of taking on the role of the Marvel superhero and his alter ego Steve...

Chris Evans Has No Idea About Avengers Plot

Chris Evans still has no idea what 'The Avengers' is about.The 29-year-old actor will play Captain America in the Marvel blockbuster - which draws together a number of superheroes, including Thor, The Hulk and Iron...

Chris Hemsworth Warns Of Avengers Friction

Chris Hemsworth has warned fans to expect "a hell of a lot of friction" between the many superheroes in "The Avengers."The 'Thor' actor - who will reprise his role as the God of Thunder for...

Gemma Arterton Joins Hansel And Gretel

Gemma Arterton has signed up to star in 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters'.The former Bond girl will appear alongside Jeremy Renner in the dark action movie, which tells the story of the fairytale siblings 10...

The Avengers Changes Shoot Date To April 2011

Joss Whedon's 'The Avengers' will begin shooting in April 2011. The Marvel Studios project - which will feature Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson and was originally scheduled to...

No Avengers For Paltrow

GWYNETH PALTROW has confirmed she's been left out of THE AVENGERS movie, insisting studio bosses "would have asked by now" if they wanted her to take part.The upcoming superhero blockbuster, written and directed by Joss...

Jeremy Renner Impressed By Stuntman Cruise

Jeremy Renner has been inspired by Tom Cruise's stunt work on the set of 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol'. The 'Hurt Locker' star is currently shooting the fourth instalment of the action franchise in Dubai...

Emergency For Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. is in talks to star in an adaptation of 'Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life'. The 'Iron Man' actor is already on board to produce the movie - based on the...

Disney In Marvel-ous Deal With Paramount

The Walt Disney Co. clearly wants to put its imprimatur on its Marvel superhero blockbusters as soon as possible. The company, which bought Marvel Entertainment last year for $4 billion, has signed a deal with...

Scarlett Johansson's Zombie Role?

Scarlett Johansson is top choice to play Elizabeth Bennett in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'.The 'Iron Man 2' actress is being lined up to take the leading role in the film following Natalie Portman detachment...

Mark Ruffalo's Hero Hulk

Mark Ruffalo is thrilled to be playing his favourite comic-book character in a new movie.The actor was delighted to be offered the role of Bruce Banner and his alter ego The Incredible Hulk in 'The...

Sandra Bullock Taking On Gravity?

Sandra Bullock is being lined up to star in 'Gravity'.The Oscar-winning actress is a strong possibility for the lead role in Alfonso Cuaron's sci-fi drama if Natalie Portman turns down the offer she was given...

Natalie Portman Gravitates To New Role

Natalie Portman has been offered the lead role in 'Gravity'.The 'Black Swan' actress would replace Angelina Jolie in the title role of Alfonso Cuaron's sci-fi drama, after she pulled out following a second offer from...

Ruffalo Has 'Big Shoes To Fill' Replacing Pal Norton

MARK RUFFALO hopes there are no hard feelings with his HULK predecessor EDWARD NORTON, insisting his pal's public exclusion from THE AVENGERS wasn't "a great way" to kick off the project.Fans were left stunned when...

Ruffalo Announced As Hulk At Comic-con

MARK RUFFALO confirmed reports he'll go green and mean as the Hulk as he joined the cast of THE AVENGERS at Comic-Con International on Saturday (24Jul10).Over 6,000 fans gathered at a Marvel Studios presentation at...

Ruffalo To Replace Norton In Hulk Movie?

MARK RUFFALO is in talks to replace EDWARD NORTON as the Hulk in the upcoming THE AVENGERS movie, according to a report.Norton, who played Dr. Bruce Banner and his hot-headed monstrous alter-ego in 2008's The...

Noble Norton Responds To Avengers Axing

EDWARD NORTON has broken his silence after learning he won't be reprising his role as THE INCREDIBLE HULK in upcoming movie THE AVENGERS, insisting he's "sad" to have disappointed film fans with his departure.Norton, who...

Norton's Rep Slams Movie Bosses For 'Misleading And Offensive' Hulk Statement

EDWARD NORTON's rep has blasted movie bosses for publicly ruling out the actor from playing THE INCREDIBLE HULK in upcoming comic book film THE AVENGERS - branding their official statement "offensive" and "purposefully misleading".Norton was...

Norton Excluded From The Avengers

Movie bosses are searching for a "creative" and "collaborative" actor to play THE INCREDIBLE HULK after ruling EDWARD NORTON out of the upcoming comic book movie THE AVENGERS.Norton played the hot-headed green monster in 2008's...

Downey, Jr. Confirms Iron Man 3

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. has confirmed IRON MAN will return for a third time - but the sequel will have to wait until after THE AVENGERS movie is completed.The actor returns as entrepreneur-turned-superhero Tony Stark in...

Whedon To Take On The Avengers?

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER creator JOSS WHEDON is close to signing a deal to direct THE AVENGERS film, according to U.S. reports.Bosses at Marvel have been hunting for a moviemaker to oversee the highly-anticipated superhero...

Favreau: 'I'm Not Available For Avengers'

JON FAVREAU has turned down THE AVENGERS - insisting Marvel studios will have to find someone else to direct the comic book movie.The Iron Man filmmaker was expected to take charge of the classic superhero...

Norton To Return As The Hulk For Avengers Movie?

EDWARD NORTON has sparked rumours he will reprise his role as The Hulk for THE AVENGERS movie by refusing to confirm or deny his involvement in the upcoming film.The actor turned green to portray the...

Blackman Snubbed Macnee's Nudist Invite

Former BOND girl HONOR BLACKMAN once turned down a saucy offer from her THE AVENGERS co-star PATRICK MACNEE - he invited her to watch him play tennis naked.MACnee starred opposite Blackman in the classic 60s...

Comic Book Movies Delayed

Bosses at comic book powerhouse Marvel Entertainment have delayed the release of two upcoming blockbusters - THE AVENGERS and THOR. Fans looking forward to the planned The Avengers movie will have to wait another two years,...

Downey Jr.'S Fears Over Avengers Movie

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is concerned about the upcoming remake of comic book classic THE AVENGERS - urging moviemakers to get it right or "it will really suck". The Hollywood actor has signed on to reprise...

Downey Jr. To Reprise The Avengers Role

Actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has signed a new deal with Marvel Studios to reprise his role in THE AVENGERS. The star will also appear in two more Iron Man movies as part of the contract,...

Iron Man To Join The Avengers?

ROBERT DOWNEY JR's IRON MAN will become a member of THE AVENGERS if moviemaker JON FAVREAU has his way. The Swingers star is hoping the acquisition of various superheroes' stories by comic book giants Marvel...

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