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Dustin Hoffman: 'America Has A Problem With Racism'

The two-time Oscar winner insisted the lack of diversity among nominees is symptomatic of a bigger problem that affects American society.Dustin did not attend Sunday night's (28Feb16) Academy Awards choosing instead to be at a...

Tyrese To Chris Rock: 'Shame On You'

Officials at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have been under fire since January (16), when it was revealed that no black stars had been nominated for the top acting or...

Meryl Streep's Diversity Comments Were Misinterpreted

The Devil Wears Prada star, who was the head of the festival's jury, was asked if she felt she was able to understand movies from African and Arab countries and she replied, "There...

Naomie Harris: 'I'm Completely In Love With Will Smith'

The 39-year-old actress has shared the screen with a host of big names, including Daniel Craig, Idris Elba, Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth. She recently started working on new movie Collateral Beauty, which also stars...

Will Smith And Norman Lear To Be Honoured At Russell Simmons' Inaugural Awards Show

The Men in Black star will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, while Lear will be honoured with the Vanguard Award for his career contributions at the All Def Movie Awards on 24 February...

Joe Carnahan Signs On For Bad Boys Iii

Joe Carnahan, who has been in negotiations about Bad Boys III since last summer (16), has confirmed he'll be taking charge of the blockbuster. Carnahan, the director of films like The A-Team,...

Will Smith Invited To British Seaside Resort On Oscars Weekend

The 47-year-old actor hit the headlines when he and Jada announced their intention to boycott the Academy Awards later this month (Feb16) due to the lack of diversity among the nominees. Now the pair has...

Jada Pinkett Smith: 'It's Not About Black Voting For Black'

The actress is spearheading the race row currently dominating Hollywood after declaring she will be boycotting the 2016 Oscars due to the lack of diversity among the nominees. In a chat with TMZ,...

Will Smith: 'Bad Boys 3 Is Definitely Happening'

The Independence Day star has long voiced his interest in reuniting with Martin for another sequel in the hit action comedy franchise, but in 2012, he revealed there still wasn't a perfect script....

Anthony Anderson Addresses Oscars Controversy At Naacp Image Awards

The former Law & Order star, who won the award for best actor in a comedy series at the 47th annual ceremony on Friday (05Feb16), dedicated a portion of his opening monologue to...

Will Smith Confirms Return To Music, Plans To Tour With Jazzy Jeff This Summer

It’s been nearly 30 years since DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince first starting making music together, but Will Smith has revealed he plans to tour again with his former musical partner. Smith, who...

Will Smith Dodged Suicide Squad Tattoo Sessions

The Hollywood veteran joined young stars including Margot Robbie, Scott Eastwood, Jai Courtney, and Cara Delevingne in the upcoming movie about a government task force made up of hardened criminals. At the...

Will Smith Says His Decision To Boycott Oscars "Isn't About Me"

Will Smith has spoken some more about his decision to join his wife Jada Pinkett Smith in boycotting this year’s Oscars ceremony, saying that he wants to be “part of the solution” to the diversity...

Will Smith: 'Oscars Diversity Debate Represents A Much Bigger Issue'

The 47-year-old actor and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are just two of the stars choosing to boycott next month's Academy Awards (28Feb16) after there were no black nominees on the list.And Will believes this...

Zachary Levi Branded 'Too Jewish' For Films

The Thor: The Dark World star, who has Welsh ancestry and is not Jewish, has waded in to the debate about diversity in the movie industry following a row over the upcoming Oscars.Several stars including...

Willow Smith Designing Sock Collection

The 15 year old collaborated with the novelty accessory brand to create Miss Dazey, a line featuring nine styles conceived of by the budding fashionista. In an interview with U.S. Vogue magazine,...

Academy Bosses Open Up About Night Before The 'White-out' Nominations

Isaacs, the Academy's African-American president, and Hudson, the CEO, have been among those targeted by celebrities upset with the lack of colour among the nominees, but the two women insist they had no...

Chris Rock's Publicist: 'He Has Not Made Any Decisions About His Oscars Script'

Telecast producer Reginald Hudlin told U.S. TV show Entertainment Tonight the comedian is not pulling out of hosting, following the uproar surrounding the lack of nominations for African-Americans and minorities, but he will...

Ellen Page On Oscars Diversity Row: 'How Can You Not Be Angry?'

Several stars have lashed out at Academy voters for failing to recognise black actors and films for the second year in a row, with Tyrese Gibson, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith refusing...

Ian Mckellen: 'Gay Actors Are Shunned At Oscars Too'

The Lord of the Rings star was asked during a TV interview about the recent furore over the 2016 Academy Awards after several stars criticised organisers because no black actors were nominated for...

Steve Mcqueen: '2016 Oscars Are A Watershed Moment'

Since the nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards were announced earlier in January (16) there has been a growing swell of criticism about the lack of diversity among them. Stars including Jada Pinkett Smith, Will...

Oscars Producer: 'Chris Rock Is Rewriting His Oscars Script'

Academy Awards producer Reginald Hudlin tells U.S. TV show Entertainment Tonight that the comedian is not pulling out of hosting duties, but is actually changing his script to include some provocative gags about...

Ice Cube Brands Oscars Diversity Row 'Ridiculous'

Organisers of the upcoming Oscars have been accused of not ensuring enough diversity in the 2016 nominations after it emerged no black actors have been shortlisted in any of the major categories....

Will Smith Joining His Wife Jada Pinkett Smith In Boycotting Oscars

Will Smith has announced that he’s joining his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, in her protest at the absence of diversity in the Academy Awards nominations, and won’t be attending the February 28th ceremony.Appearing on ‘Good...

The Academy Awards Boycott: Both Sides Of The Debate

This year's Academy Awards season is turning out to be a pretty intense ride, with the uproar over the nominations' lack of cultural diversity causing a division in the entertainment world. While some people are...

Will Smith Joins Wife In Oscars Boycott

The 47-year-old actor was hotly tipped to receive a nod for a best actor Academy Award thanks to his role as Dr. Bennet Omalu in drama movie Concussion, but when the nominations were...

Dustin Hoffman Lends His Voice To Race Row

The race row over this year's Academy Awards continues to rage, with everyone from George Clooney to Lupita Nyong'o speaking out at the snub to black actors and filmmakers. Double Oscar-winner Dustin has now added...

Arkham Asylum Is Open: Meet The Suicide Squad - Trailer + Pictures

Too often are we made to see the world through the eyes of a superhero. Too often are we presented with a black and white view of good and evil. 'Suicide Squad' brings you the...

Jada Pinkett Smith Praises Oscars President For Tackling Diversity Issue

Will Smith's wife, director Spike Lee and rapper Snoop Dogg have called for a boycott of the 2016 awards on 28 February (16) to protest against the exclusion of black stars from the...

Snoop Dogg: 'Hell No, I'm Not Watching The Oscars!'

The US rapper took to social media to express his disgust that no black actors or directors have been nominated for a prestigious golden statuette. He follows in the footsteps of Jada Pinkett Smith and...

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