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Michael Keaton Only Cast In Batman To Match Jack Nicholson's Calibre

Michael Keaton was only cast in 1989's 'Batman' because they needed a star of the same calibre of Jack Nicholson as the Joker.The movie's producer executive Michael Uslan has revealed he and director Tim Burton...

Matt Reeves' The Batman Isn't An Origin Story

Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' will not be an origin story.Following the news that 'Twilight Saga' star Robert Pattinson has been cast as The Caped Crusader in the upcoming superhero movie, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed...

Alec Baldwin Thought Beetlejuice Would Kill His Career

Alec Baldwin thought 'Beetlejuice' would ruin his career. The 61-year-old actor had ''no idea'' what Tim Burton's cult 1988 comedy-horror ''was about'' and feared that the film would be so poorly received that he would...

Willem Dafoe Backs Robert Pattinson For Batman

Willem Dafoe has backed Robert Pattinson to play Batman because he has a ''strong chin''. Pattinson, 33, is reportedly one of the frontrunners to play The Caped Crusader in Matt Reeves' forthcoming film 'The Batman'...

Eva Green Feared She Would Die On Dumbo Set

Eva Green thought ''she was going to die'' on the set of 'Dumbo'.The 38-year-old actress plays circus performer Colette Marchant in the Disney movie, which is directed by Hollywood legend Tim Burton, and she admits...

Danny Devito Was Insecure About His Height

Danny Devito always felt insecure about being short.The diminutive Hollywood star - who measures in at 4ft 10in - had hang ups about being small when he was growing up in New Jersey but he...

Colin Farrell: Tim Burton Is Very Magical

Colin Farrell thinks Tim Burton is a ''very magical'' filmmaker.The 42-year-old actor spent a lot of his breaks filming 'Dumbo' sitting on the set and watching his director in action because he was so ''engaged''...

Colin Farrell's Kids Bored Of His Hollywood Star Status

Colin Farrell's children are unimpressed that he has a starring role in 'Dumbo' because they're bored of his Hollywood job.The 42-year-old actor stars as war veteran and former circus star Holt Farrier in Disney's new...

Colin Farrell Loved Exploring Dumbo Sets Once Everyone Else Had Left

Colin Farrell walked around the 'Dumbo' sets in awe after everyone else had left.The 42-year-old actor - who plays the part of amputee circus performer-turned-soldier Holt Farrier - admitted he wasn't quite ready for the...

Michael Keaton Quit Stand-up Comedy For Acting Career

Michael Keaton quit stand-up comedy to focus on his acting ambitions.The 67-year-old star started out telling jokes on stage in New York, and while he was enjoying writing and live performing, he eventually decided to...

Thandie Newton Was 'Supportive' For Teen Daughter During Dumbo Filming

Nico Parker has praised her mum Thandie Newton for being incredibly ''supportive'' during the filming for 'Dumbo'.The 14-year-old rising star - who is the daughter of the 'Westworld' actress and her filmmaker husband Ol Parker...

Danny Devito 'In' For Nude Scenes

Danny DeVito loves ''taking his clothes off'' on film.The 74-year-old actor claims one of the reasons why he was happy to reunite with his frequent collaborator Tim Burton on the live action version of 'Remake'...

Danny Devito Feels 'Really Good' After Dumbo Press Conference Tumble

Danny DeVito is feeling ''really good'' after taking a tumble during a recent press conference.The 'Dumbo' actor - who is busy promoting Tim Burton's live action adaptation of the Disney animated classic about a flying...

Danny Devito's Strong Bond With Tim Burton Made Dumbo 'Even Better'

Danny DeVito says his long-standing working relationship with Tim Burton made 'Dumbo' ''even better''.The 74-year-old Hollywood legend portrays circus ringmaster Max Medici in Disney's upcoming live-action remake of the classic tale about a flying elephant,...

Sean Bean Wants More Children

Sean Bean wants another child.The 59-year-old actor - who has three adult children from previous marriages - thinks it would be ''nice'' to start a family with his fifth wife, Ashley Moore, 33.Asked if he's...

Danny Devito Thinks Cgi Is 'Kind Of Cool'

Danny DeVito thinks the CGI elements of the live-action 'Dumbo' movie are ''kind of cool''.The veteran actor stars as Max Medici in the Tim Burton-directed film, and he's admitted to being wowed by the experience...

Colin Farrell Says Working With Tim Burton Is A 'Dream Gig'

Colin Farrell was desperate to work with Tim Burton on the live-action 'Dumbo' movie.The 42-year-old actor has joined forces with the acclaimed filmmaker - whose previous credits include 'Beetlejuice', 'Edward Scissorhands' and 'Sleepy Hollow' -...

Dumbo Won't Be Too Sweet, Says Colin Farrell

Disney's live-action remake of 'Dumbo' won't be ''too sweet'', according to Colin Farrell. The 42-year-old actor is set to star in the Tim Burton-directed remake of the 1941 animated movie, and Colin - who plays...

Thandie Newton Steers Kids Away From Acting

Thandie Newton doesn't want her children to become actors.The 45-year-old actress has Ripley, 17, Nico, 13, and Booker, four, with her husband Ol Parker, and although her daughter Nico is set to start in Tim...

Thandie Newton's Daughter Gets Acting Bug From Dumbo

Thandie Newton's daughter wants to follow her in mother's footsteps and become a world famous actress after landing a role in Tim Burton's 'Dumbo'.The 45-year-old British thespian allowed her 13-year-old daughter Nico try out for...

Benicio Del Toro Says Cannes Festival Voting Process Is Amusing

Benicio Del Toro finds the voting process at the Cannes Film Festival to be amusing.The 51-year-old actor is set to preside over the jury of Un Certain Regard at the annual film festival in the...

Jennifer Lawrence Truly Devastated Losing Alice In Wonderland Role

Jennifer Lawrence was ''truly devastated'' after losing a role in 'Alice in Wonderland'.The 27-year-old actress shot to fame as Katniss Everdeen in 'The Hunger Games' franchise and has since become one of Hollywood's most favoured...

Oscar Isaac In Talks For The Addams Family

Oscar Isaac is in line to voice a starring role in the new animated movie adaptation of 'The Addams Family'.The 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' actor will lend his vocal talents to the head of...

Mike Vukadinovich Set To Rewrite Beetlejuice 2

Mike Vukadinovich is set to rewrite 'Beetlejuice 2'.The screenwriter - who penned the new Peter Dinklage movie 'Rememory' - has joined the Warner Brothers production and Deadline report Vukadinovich will rewrite the script which was...

Michael Keaton Says Dumbo Remake Is Physically Beautiful

Michael Keaton said Tim Burton's live-action remake of 'Dumbo' is ''physically beautiful''.The 66-year-old actor was announced by the filmmaker to be starring as V.A. Vandevere in Disney's upcoming live-action remake, and Keaton - who worked...

Jared Leto Confused About Warner Bros. Joker Plans

Jared Leto is ''confused'' about Warner Bros. plans for The Joker.The 45-year-old musician and actor starred as Batman's arch nemesis in 'Suicide Squad' and is to reprise the role in the upcoming sequel as well...

Joseph Gatt To Star In Live-action Remake Of Dumbo

Joseph Gatt has been cast in Tim Burton's live-action remake of the Disney animation 'Dumbo'.The 42-year-old 'Game of Thrones' actor will play a character named Skellig alongside Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Michael...

Alan Menken Hints Hunchback Of Notre Dame Remake

Alan Menken has hinted 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame' could be made into a live-action remake.The iconic composer - who is known for his musical scores for hit Disney animated movies including 'Aladdin' and 'Beauty...

Tim Burton Confirms Dumbo Cast

Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Michael Keaton will all appear in 'Dumbo'.Director Tim Burton appeared in a short video at Disney's D23 expo to announce the start of the live-action production and revealed...

Danny Elfman To Score Justice League

Danny Elfman will be scoring the music for 'Justice League'.The Grammy and Emmy Award winning composer has joined the DC Extended Universe movie after 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' composer Antonius Tom Holkenborg stepped...

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