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Shailene Woodley Almost Quit Acting After The Descendants

Actress Shailene Woodley contemplated quitting acting after starring in The Descendants, because she struggled with the pressure to "live up to other people's expectations".The Divergent star reveals she started to feel uncomfortable after garnering critical...

Shailene Woodley In Talks To Play Spider-man's New Mary Jane

The girl who played George Clooney's daughter in The Descendants has emerged as the front-runner to play Mary Jane Watson in the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man.Variety reports Shailene Woodley is in negotiations to join...

Home Alone Bully Lands Villain Role In Alexander Payne Film

Macauley Culkin's bully-boy older brother in the Home Alone movies is set to return to movie acting after signing on to play the villain in The Descendants director Alexander Payne's next movie Nebraska.Devin Ratray played...

George Clooney Ill In Italy

George Clooney has been taken ill with food poisoning in Italy. 'The Descendants' star and his girlfriend Stacy Keibler were sick after eating something bad at a restaurant in Cernobbio, near to where George has...

George Clooney And Brad Pitt's Dinner

George Clooney and Brad Pitt enjoyed dinner and drinks together at an Italian restaurant in England on Tuesday night (26.06.12).The Hollywood actors went to the Pazzia eatery on the outskirts of London, which has a...

George Clooney Treats Dog To Spa Day

George Clooney treated his pet dog to a spa day last week. 'The Descendants' actor is currently holidaying in Lake Como, Italy, with his girlfriend Stacey Kleiber and black cocker spaniel mix Einstein, who he...

Cannes Road's End For On The Road

The film version of Jack Kerouac's famous beat-generation novel On the Road has finally made it to the screen after a decades-long journey. The film received its worldwide premiere at the Cannes Film Festival today...

War Horse Gallops To No. 1 On Dvd Chart

Walt Disney's War Horse came from behind in its second week to top the DVD sales charts last week after placing second in its first week on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert chart. However, The...

George Clooney Doesn't Demand Glamorous Girlfriend

George Clooney ''doesn't care'' if his girlfriend dresses up or not.'The Descendants' actor is dating former wrestler Stacey Keibler, and although she's frequently seen wearing glamorous creations to red carpet events, George is equally attracted...

Animated Films Top Dvd Sales Chart

Two animated family films topped the weekly Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart last week. Warners Happy Feet Two and Paramount/DreamWorks The Adventures of Tintin are looking to overcome their mediocre showing theatrically. The Happy...

Kristen Wiig Lands New Comedy Role

Kristen Wiig is set to star in a new action comedy movie. The 'Bridesmaids' star is teaming up with Nat Faxon and Jim Rash - who won an Oscar for their work on 'The Descendants'...

Angelina Jolie Reportedly Furious Over Oscar Mocking

Angelina Jolie is reportedly angry that her bizarre posing at the Oscars on Sunday (26.02.12) has been mocked.The 'Changeling' actress wowed in the black velvet Atelier Versace gown with a thigh-high slit she wore to...

'The Artist' Cleans Up At The Oscars

Silent movie 'The Artist' cleaned up at last night's (27.02.12) Oscars, winning five awards.The black and white film - which tells the tale of an old-Hollywood love story - was named Best Picture, while its...

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Planning Film Collaboration

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are planning to star in a movie together.The couple met on the set of 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' in 2005 and Angelina believes the time has come to join forces...

'The Artist' Cleans Up At The Oscars

Silent movie 'The Artist' cleaned up at last night's (27.02.12) Oscars, winning five awards.The black and white film - which tells the tale of an old-Hollywood love story - was named Best Picture, while its...

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Planning Film Collaboration

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are planning to star in a movie together.The couple met on the set of 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' in 2005 and Angelina believes the time has come to join forces...

Woody Allen Scoops Writers Guild Prize

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' picked up Best Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America awards yesterday (19.02.12). The romance film - starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy -...

Woody Allen Scoops Writers Guild Prize

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' picked up Best Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America awards yesterday (19.02.12). The romance film - starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy -...

The Descendants Lands Coveted Scripter Award

Director Alexander Payne is celebrating after his hit George Clooney film The Descendants was honoured with the coveted Scripter Award on Saturday (18Feb12).Each year the accolade is handed out to the author and screenwriter of...

George Clooney's Big Mac Celebration

George Clooney celebrated his Golden Globe Awards win with 100 Big Macs.The 50-year-old star - who scooped the Best Actor prize for his role in 'The Descendants' at the recent ceremony - stayed at the...

Phantom Menace Rises In Record Books

Few people had high expectations for the 3D re-release of Star Wars Episode 1 -- The Phantom Menace . Even when it was originally released, the first of the Star Wars prequels took a drubbing...

George Clooney Wants To Team Up With Kate Winslet

George Clooney would "love" to work with Kate Winslet. The 'Descendants' star - who is dating former wrestler Stacy Keibler - is a big fan of the 'Mildred Pierce' actress and she is top of...

Studios Set A February Record

Moviegoers gave Hollywood an early Valentine by packing theaters in twice the numbers than the most optimistic pundits had forecast. For the first time on a non-holiday weekend (Valentine's Day is not an official work-free...

Movies Hold Their Own On Super Bowl Weekend

The Super Bowl may have kept most Americans tethered to their TV sets on Sunday, but that did not prevent two relatively low-budget movies from earning more than $20 million -- the first time ever...

Alexander Payne To Receive Golden Eddie Award

The Descendants director Alexander Payne is set to be feted with a top honour at the 2012 American Cinema Editors' Eddie Awards.The Oscar nominee will be presented with the Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year...

Solid Box Office Despite Super Bowl

Ordinarily going to a movie theater on Super Bowl weekend is like attending a wake for a particularly unlikable relative -- not many others are in attendance, and those who are are seem somewhat abashed...

Miss Piggy Challenges Clooney To Wrestling Match

Miss Piggy has challenged George Clooney to a wrestling match at the Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) 2012.The outspoken puppet star of new movie 'The Muppets' is the official red carpet host of the...

Justin Timberlake To Co-star With Eastwood

Justin Timberlake has signed up for 'Trouble with the Curve'.The 'Social Network' actor will play a pitcher-turned-baseball scout in the film, which will also star Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams.Clint plays a veteran baseball scout...

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