Latest War Of The Worlds News

Liam Neeson And Gary Barlow To Appear On Updated War Of Worlds Record

Liam Neeson, Joss Stone and Gary Barlow are set to appear on an updated version of Jeff Wayne's 1978 album War Of The Worlds.David Essex, Justin Hayward and Phil Lynott appeared on the composer's rock...

Jason Donovan's War Of The Worlds Role

Jason Donovan will return to 'The War Of The World...The New Generation!' musical in a new role.The 43-year-old singer and actor - who previously starred as The Artilleryman - will return as Parson Nathaniel, the...

Ricky Wilson Joins War Of The Worlds Tour

Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson will star in Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of 'The War of the Worlds - The New Generation'.The singer will take on the role of The Artilleryman originally played by David Essex...

Ricky Wilson Takes To The Stage In War Of The Worlds Revamp

Ricky Wilson will make his stage debut in a new production of Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds, which is set to tour the UK and Europe towards the end of 2012 and into...

Steven Spielberg's Darker Movies

Steven Spielberg admits his films became "darker" after September 11.The 'War House' director says he was changed by the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington in 2001 and that has come across in his...

Liam Neeson's War Of The Worlds Role

Liam Neeson is to appear as a hologram in the stage version of 'War of the Worlds'.The 'Schindler's List' actor will be shows as a full body hologram narrating the musical, which will be staged...

Elle Fanning Misses Dakota's Clothes

Elle Fanning misses being able to steal her sister Dakota's clothes.The 'Super 8' actress admits she doesn't always get along with her 17-year-old sibling, but misses her, and her closet full of designer outfits, now...

Movie Reviews Battle Los Angeles

Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times lets loose a verbal barrage against Battle Los Angeles that is far more unsparing than any digital-effects weapon the U.S. Marines employ against the alien invaders in the actual...

'Burton' To Be Revived On Stage

Hollywood legend RICHARD BURTON is to reprise his role in a WAR OF THE WORLDS musical from beyond the grave - a hologram of the Welsh actor will be used in an upcoming stage production.Burton...

Dakota Fanning Needs To Grow

Dakota Fanning wants to grow up.The 16-year-old actress, who plays rocker Cherie Currie from the in new biopic 'The Runaways', admits she wants to do more hard-hitting roles because it is difficult shaking off her...

Veteran Tv Star Gene Barry Dead At 90

Gene Barry, who starred in three hit TV series, Bat Masterson, Burke's Law and The Name of Game, died Wednesday in Los Angeles at age 90, his son, Fredric James Barry, said Thursday. The cause...

Elbow To Follow Mercury Winner With Children's Album

Elbow will follow their Mercury prize-winning album The Seldom Seen Kid with a collection of children's music and an accompanying film.The Mancunian quintet have seen their album sales skyrocket since beating the competition of the...

By on 23 September 2008

Blaze Destroys Movie Sets At Universal Studios

A fire has broken out at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, California with many sets already thought to be destroyed. The blaze started on a sound stage before dawn and quickly spread, according to reports....

By on 01 June 2008

Howell Takes Over War Of The Worlds From Cruise

C. THOMAS HOWELL is to take over the WAR OF THE WORLDS movie franchise from his one-time co-star TOM CRUISE. Howell, who teamed up with Cruise in 1983's The Outsiders, will direct and star in...

Dakota Fanning Leaves My Sister's Keeper

Child star DAKOTA FANNING and her sister Elle have withdrawn from the upcoming movie MY SISTERS KEEPER.The WAR OF THE WORLDS star has reportedly left the Nick Cassavetes project because she is unwilling to shave...

By on 13 February 2008

Spielberg Denies Report He Was Fired By Redstone

A spokesman for Steven Spielberg has denied a report appearing in the online edition of Radar magazine that Steven Spielberg is leaving DreamWorks. The magazine quoted "sources deep inside Viacom" as saying that Viacom chief...

Transformers Beats Spiderman's Record

DreamWorks and Paramount's Transformers, has broken US box office records on what was expected to be a difficult July 4th weekend.The action extravaganza which sees two groups of morphing robots, the Autobots and Decepticons, slug...

By on 06 July 2007

Cruise Signs Up For Hitler Movie

Hollywood star TOM CRUISE has confirmed he is to star in a film about an attempted assassination plot on former Nazi leader ADOLF HITLER. The WAR OF THE WORLDS star was offered the part by...

Fanning: 'My Parents Didn't Want Me To Keep Cruise Gift'

DAKOTA FANNING had to work hard to persuade her parents she should keep a controversial birthday present from TOM CRUISE. The 12-year-old was sent a mobile phone by her WAR OF THE WORLDS co-star, but...

Alba And Cruise To Team Up?

Fantastic Four actress Jessica Alba will be starring in a new horror movie produced by Tom Cruise.The Eye will be a Hollywood remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film, Jian Gui, were Allison, to be...

By on 23 January 2007

Koepp Could Be Caught In Spider-man 4'S Web

SPIDER-MAN screenwriter DAVID KOEPP could be returning to the franchise after handing over the reins to ALVIN SARGENT for parts two and three.One of Hollywood's most sought-after screenwriters, Koepp left the franchise after the first...

By on 22 January 2007

Koepp Keeps Indiana Jones Alive

Screenwriter David Koepp (Spider-Man, Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds) has succeeded in pulling off what several other top screenwriters had failed at: provide an Indiana Jones sequel that would satisfy the three principals --...

Dakota Can't Wait For Her Christmas Pyjamas

DAKOTA FANNING can't wait for Christmas Eve (24DEC06) because she loves finding out what her festive pyjamas will look like. The little WAR OF THE WORLDS star and her entire family exchange nightwear and ornament...

Fanning's Directing Dreams

DAKOTA FANNING hopes to become a director when she grows up, after mastering a successful acting career as a pre-teen. The 12-year-old WAR OF THE WORLDS star admits she has closely studied the methods of...

Psycho House To Make Way For New Homes

The house made famous by ALFRED HITCHCOCK's classic thriller PSYCHO is to be moved to make way for thousands of new homes as part of Universal Studios' redevelopment programme. The property, where JANET LEIGH's character...

Fanning Forgoes Pork After Pig Film

WAR OF THE WORLDS star DAKOTA FANNING refuses to eat pork after starring in the classic children's tale CHARLOTTE'S WEB. The 12-year-old actress became attached to her cuddly co-stars while filming the movie in Australia...

Dakota's Director Defends Herself Against Sex Scene Reports

The director of WAR OF THE WORLDS star DAKOTA FANNING's new movie HOUNDDOG is defending himself against allegations he exploited the actress in a controversial sex scene. Authorities in North Carolina investigated moviemaker DEBORAH KAMPMEIER...

Robbins Has High Praise For Cruise

TOM CRUISE has won high praise from his WAR OF THE WORLDS co-star TIM ROBBINS, who thinks the new United Artists studio boss is among the most professional and positive people in the business. While...

Will Gop Have A Cow Over Simpsons Episode?

An episode of Fox's The Simpsons scheduled to air two days before next month's midterm elections has stirred up a political flap. As reported by the online Radar magazine, the episode, titled "The Day the...

Movies Based On U.k. Books Dominate Box Office

Movies based on books written by British authors have earned some $13 billion worldwide since 2001, the U.K. Film Council said Wednesday. The films include six of the top ten, including The Lord of the...

War Of The Worlds

War Of The Worlds Quick Links

News Pictures Video Quotes RSS


Could Will Be The Villain In 'Stranger Things' Season 2?

Could Will Be The Villain In 'Stranger Things' Season 2?

The youngster hasn't been the same since his trip to the Upside Down.

Daniel Craig Hasn't Officially Signed On For 'James Bond 25'

Daniel Craig Hasn't Officially Signed On For 'James Bond 25'

The actor says he isn't "holding out for more money or doing anything like that".

Jason Bateman's 'Ozark' Gets Season 2 Renewal At Netflix

Jason Bateman's 'Ozark' Gets Season 2 Renewal At Netflix

The drama will be making its return to the streaming service in the near future.

Jessica Jones And Daredevil

Jessica Jones And Daredevil "Don't Like Each Other" In Marvel's 'The Defenders'

Charlie Cox explains why his character Daredevil 'doesn't have time' for Jessica Jones.

                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.