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Juno Stock Rising

Hotly-tipped comedy Juno added to its burgeoning reputation by racing up the US box office charts to third spot.Though it was held off the top by National Treasure: Book of Secrets and I Am Legend,...

By on 08 January 2008

I Am Legend Continues To Dominate Global Box Office

WILL SMITH proved the only man on earth who could top the first international box office chart of 2008 - his I AM LEGEND beat out competition from THE GOLDEN COMPASS to remain the world's...

National Treasure Top Us Film

Adventure film National Treasure: Book of Secrets has topped the US box office for the third week in a row.The thriller, which stars Nicolas Cage, has seen off stiff competition from Will Smith's I Am...

By on 07 January 2008

Stars Line Up For New Spielberg Film

A host of A-list stars including KEVIN SPACEY and WILL SMITH are vying for a part in STEVEN SPIELBERG's new movie THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7. The film is due to go into production...

Depp Top Draw In 2007

Johnny Depp, who was once relegated to relatively low budget films because producers thought him too outré to attract sizable audiences, was named Top Money Making Star for the second year in a row in...

I Am Legend Tops U.k. Box Office Chart

WILL SMITH has started the new year on a high - his movie I AM LEGEND has debuted atop the first U.K. box office chart of 2008. The film, which stars Smith as the only...

I Am Legend Upsets Football Fans

WILL SMITH's latest movie I AM LEGEND has infuriated American football fans in New York because of a technical mistake. The movie - which stars Smith as the only man left on earth after a...

Cruise 'Scared To Star With Smith'

TOM CRUISE refuses to star alongside best friend WILL SMITH, because he fears he'll be upstaged - according to reports. The pair are close pals and frequently speak of plans to act together - but...

Potter Rules UK Box Office

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix has been named as the biggest earner at the UK and Ireland box office in 2007.David Yates' adaptation of the fifth book in JK Rowling's hugely successful...

By on 03 January 2008

Blues Star Johnson Sues Jackson, Smith + Shakur

Blues singer SYL JOHNSON is suing stars including MICHAEL JACKSON, WILL SMITH and TUPAC SHAKUR for copyright infringement, claiming they illegally sampled his song DIFFERENT STROKES without giving him credit for the track. The veteran...

Treasure Grows By $55.4 Million

As expected, National Treasure: Book of Secrets remained No. 1 at the box office, taking in an estimated $55.4 million over the five-day New Year's holiday. What wasn't expected was the strong $42.2-million take of...

Legend Continues Overseas

I Am Legend is proving to be as big a hit abroad as it has been domestically, raking in $46.1 million in 25 countries, Daily Variety reported today (Monday). The Will Smith movie was particularly...

Smith Shuns Bad Guy Roles

WILL SMITH is reluctant to play a villain on the big screen - because it would conflict with his natural instinct to make people laugh. The Oscar-nominated actor - who shot to prominence in hit...

Box Office Full Of Treasure

The five-day Christmas holiday brought joy to studio execs as ticket sales soared 34 percent higher than those for the comparable weekend a year ago. The leader of the pack was National Treasure: Book of...

Christmas Treasure

It appeared Tuesday that National Treasure: Book of Secrets would wind up with about $65 million for the five-day Christmas holiday. The figure, released by Walt Disney Pictures on Tuesday, was based on actual receipts...

Late Shows, Who Needs Them? Not New Movies

As it turns out, the movie studios haven't needed those late-night talk shows to promote their newest releases, after all. For the second weekend in a row, the box office produced solid results, soaring 36...

Smith Plans Simple Wedding Anniversary Celebrations

WILL SMITH and his actress wife JADA PINKETT SMITH will celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary on New Year's Eve (31Dec07) - with a "high-five". The I Am Legend star admits they have such a dull...

Tony Blair Stars In T4 Film

Former Prime Minister TONY BLAIR recently starred as a guardian angel in a star-packed video.The film was made in honour of T4 presenter JUNE SARPONG who is leaving the show, reports the Mirror.The video, which...

By on 24 December 2007

Smith Gives Up Holiday Sun For Snow Scene

WILL SMITH has been forced to give up his beach holiday plans for Christmas (07) - because his wife wants to head for the snow. The Men In Black star was hoping to spend the...

Cage Is Box Office Treasure

Nicolas Cage has broken his personal box office best after National Treasure: Book of Secrets raced to the top of the US charts.The sequel struck box office gold with a $16.6 million (£8.7 million) opening...

By on 23 December 2007

Smith Couldn't Handle Being A Politician

WILL SMITH has dismissed the idea of following in ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's footsteps and becoming a politician - because he couldn't bear the unpopularity. The I Am Legend star, 39, recently joked about wanting to become...

Will Smith's Son Eyes Soccer Career

WILL SMITH's eldest son TREY refuses to following in his father's acting footsteps - because he would prefer to become the next DAVID BECKHAM. The 15-year-old - Smith's child with first wife Sheree Zampino -...

Smith: 'I'm Not Good Enough For Theatre'

WILL SMITH has ruled put an appearance in musical theatre - because he lacks the confidence to be on stage. The Independence Day actor would love to star in a production in London's West End...

Don't Underestimate Will

It turns out that even the weekend studio estimate for Will Smith's I Am Legend was too low. Official figures released Monday indicated that the post-apocalypse movie earned $77.2 million, not the $76.5 million that...

Epic Drama Beats Legend In Hong Kong

Peter Chan's 19th century historic epic The Warlords, starring Jet Li, Andy Lau and Takeshi Kaneshiro, had a solid opening in China over the weekend, earning $12.2 million on about 1,000 screens, according to Daily...

The Stuff Of Legend

Will Smith could well have invoked the famous line of Mohammed Ali, the man he once played in a movie: "I am the greatest." For Smith, who performs a veritable one-man show in the movie...

Smith A Box Office Legend

Will Smith's new science-fiction movie I Am Legend has raced to the top of the US box office.With a $76.5 million (£37.9 million) opening weekend the film has recorded the biggest December opening of all...

By on 17 December 2007

I Am Legend Claims U.s. Box Office Record

WILL SMITH’s new sci-fi blockbuster, I AM LEGEND, has broken all December opening records at the U.S. box office. The film, in which Smith plays the last man on earth, scored a huge weekend at cinemas...

Movie Reviews: I Am Legend

A lot of the reviews of I Am Legend are not about the story or the performances but about the special effects. The film reportedly cost more than $150 million to make, largely due to...

(Cash) Returns Of The Zombies?

Box office analysts expect the Will Smith sci-fi thriller I Am Legend to do more than $50 million at the box office this weekend. Today's (Friday) Los Angeles Times observed, "No one doubts the movie,...

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