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Johnny Depp Mad For Hatter Role

Johnny Depp is honoured to play the Mad Hatter in 'Alice in Wonderland'. The 46-year-old actor admits his eccentric character in Tim Burton's film, based on the classic children's novel, was a "dream" role. He...

Hathaway Turned Down Alice In Wonderland Lead

ANNE HATHAWAY turned down the title role in TIM BURTON's new ALICE IN WONDERLAND movie - because she was fed up with playing a "pretty girl in a fairy dress."The actress was asked to star...

Johnny Depp Creates New Wonderland

Johnny Depp's 'Alice in Wonderland' has been written around a "completely new" storyline.The 46-year-old actor - who stars alongside Anne Hathaway and Mia Wasikowska in the upcoming Tim Burton film - has revealed the 3-D...

Tim Burton To Head Cannes Jury

Director Tim Burton has been named to head the jury at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in May, festival officials announced today (Tuesday). In a statement, Burton said that he had a long history of...

Burton To Awaken Sleeping Beauty?

Director TIM BURTON is set to tackle another beloved Disney fairytale - he's in talks to revamp SLEEPING BEAUTY as a live-action picture.The moviemaker's new version of Alice in Wonderland, starring Johnny Depp, hits cinemas...

Johnny Depp Fascinated By Madness

Johnny Depp understands his 'Alice in Wonderland' character's madness. The American actor - who plays the Mad Hatter in director Tim Burton's fantasy-adventure movie 'Alice in Wonderland' - said he was dragged into his characters...

Wentz And Hoppus Record Alice In Wonderland Track

Bassists PETE WENTZ and MARK HOPPUS have teamed up to record a song for TIM BURTON's upcoming ALICE IN WONDERLAND movie.The Fall Out Boy star and Blink-182's Hoppus have stepped into the studio together for...

Burton's Alice Actress Set For Jane Eyre

Actress MIA WASIKOWSKA will swap TIM BURTON's fantasy land for the Victorian era for her next movie - she's in negotiations to star in a remake of period drama JANE EYRE.The acting newcomer, who will...

Dafoe Was First Choice For Batman's The Joker

JACK NICHOLSON almost lost out on the role of The Joker in 1989's BATMAN movie - because SPIDER-MAN star WILLEM DAFOE was director TIM BURTON's first choice.The Shining actor landed the iconic part opposite Michael...

Johnny Depp Directs Babybird

Johnny Depp is directing a music video.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor was spotted in the UK shooting the new promo for British band Babybird on Tuesday (22.09.09).RadarOnline reports: "A scruffy Johnny Depp was snapped...

Movie Reviews 9

Wednesday is not a day of the week when studios ordinarily release new films, not unless they're bona fide blockbusters, but studio marketers at Focus Films were not about to let the date 9/9/09 go...

Cobain Turned Down Burton's Alice Role

COURTNEY LOVE's teenage daughter FRANCES BEAN COBAIN reportedly turned down the chance to star in TIM BURTON's new film adaptation of ALICE IN WONDERLAND.The 17 year old was considered for the title role in the...

Burton Upset About Politically Correct Parents

Moviemaker TIM BURTON has blasted politically correct parents for ruining fright nights for their kids.The director fears today's children rarely get to see films that scare them, insisting a little bit of terror is good...

Burton's Home Is A Mad Movie Museum

Moviemaker TIM BURTON's home has become a macabre tribute to his films, featuring furniture and puppets from his sets.The Corpse Bride director loves to take mementos home from all his films - and now he...

Burton To Exhibit Never-before-seen Artwork

Never-before-seen paintings and drawings by Hollywood director TIM BURTON are set to be exhibited in a New York museum this autumn (09).The Museum of Modern Art exhibit, entitled Tim Burton, will feature more than 700...

Bonham Carter Learned To Sing For Role

HELENA BONHAM CARTER spent months convincing her partner TIM BURTON to cast her in SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET - and even took singing lessons to persuade him.The Harry Potter actress played...

Ryder's Mistaken First Meet With Burton

WINONA RYDER will never forget the day she first met director TIM BURTON - because she mistook him for a crewmember.The actress arrived for work on the set of 1990 cult hit Edward Scissorhands and...

Mgmt Settle Spat With French Government

New York-based rockers MGMT have settled their dispute with the French government after the band threatened to sue it. The country's ruling Union for a Popular Movement (UPM) party allegedly used the song KIDS without...

By on 28 April 2009

The Cure Ignore Curfew To Play Out 3hr Set

THE CURE ignored a midnight curfew as they brought the Coachella Festival in California, it has been revealed. Ignoring requests to wrap up their set, the band had the plug pulled on them during BOYS...

By on 21 April 2009

Sweeney Todd Leads The Way At Empire Awards

TIM BURTON's big-screen adaptation of SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET is leading the nominations for the 2009 Empire magazine film awards. The musical is up for five prizes including Burton for best director,...

Depp And Burton To Remake Dark Shadows

JOHNNY DEPP and TIM BURTON are teaming up once again for a big-screen adaptation of the popular Gothic soap opera DARK SHADOWS, according to a top Hollywood producer. In a recent interview, producer Richard D....

Second Series For Little Britain USA Despite Controversy

Matt Lucas and David Walliams' Little Britain USA will return for a second series despite reports that it was too rude for American viewers.The HBO show received underwhelming reviews from stateside television critics while headlines...

By on 28 November 2008

Disney Classic Set For 3d Beauty

Disney's classic animated feature Beauty And The Beast is to be revamped into a 3D presentation.The Oscar-winning original is to be reworked for debut on the big screen in 2010, it was announced today at...

By on 19 November 2008

Hathaway Flattered By Oscar Buzz

Rachel Getting Married star Anne Hathaway says she is flattered by the Oscar rumours swirling round her latest role.In the film, the 25-year-old, who was at the UK premiere of the family drama, plays fresh-out-rehab...

By on 21 October 2008

Anne Hathaway Signs Up To Visit Wonderland

Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter are to take a trip to a magical world in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, it has been confirmed.Princess Diaries star Hathaway is likely to play the White Queen...

By on 07 October 2008

Hathaway Joins Depp In Alice In Wonderland

Hollywood star ANNE HATHAWAY is lined up to join JOHNNY DEPP and HELENA BONHAM CARTER for director TIM BURTON's adaptation of ALICE IN WONDERLAND. The Devil Wears Prada actress is slated for the role of...

Johnny Depp To Play Captain Jack For Fourth Outing

Johnny Depp will star as Captain Jack Sparrow in a fourth Pirates of the Caribbean film, it has been confirmed.The Disney trilogy, based on a ride at the company's theme parks, has grossed an amazing...

By on 25 September 2008

Burton Wins Case Against Ex

LATEST: Moviemaker TIM BURTON's long-running dispute with ex-girlfriend LISA MARIE has been thrown out of court. Lisa Marie sued the director claiming he owed her money he had promised her during their relationship. The pair...

Little Britain Star Reveals Multi-character Movie Plans

Matt Lucas and David Walliams are working on a film that sees them playing a number of characters, it has emerged.The Little Britain stars have begun work the project with Dreamworks studios and hope for...

By on 22 September 2008

Aussie Actress Chosen As Burton's Alice

An unknown Australian actress has won the title role in TIM BURTON's eagerly awaited adaptation of ALICE IN WONDERLAND. Teenager Mia Wasikowska is set to hit the big time after being picked to play the...

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