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William Nicholson Wished Mandela Watched Biopic

Screenwriter William Nicholson wishes Nelson Mandela could have seen 'Long Walk To Freedom' before his death on Thursday (05.12.13).The 65-year-old Oscar-nominated writer penned the adaptation of Mandela's autobiography of the same name and he would...

Long Walk To Freedom: Idris Elba As Nelson Mandela Is Favourite For Oscar [Trailer]

Idris Elba is the man to beat the 2014 Academy Awards for his portrayal of South African President Nelson Mandela, according to the bookmakers, anyway. Elba's star has risen in recent years thanks to BBC...

Coen Brothers To Rewrite Angelina Jolie's Unbroken Script

The Coen brothers are rewriting Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' script.The iconic filmmakers have signed on to update the draft screenplay of the Hollywood actress' new project, based on Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling novel, 'Unbroken: A World War...

Anne Hathaway Signs On To Les Miserables

Anne Hathaway will star as Fantine in the big screen adaptation of 'Les Miserables'. The 'One Day' actress has officially signed up to the role alongside Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, the man released from...

Anne Hathaway For Les Miserables?

Anne Hathaway will star as Fantine in the big screen adaptation of 'Les Miserables'. The 'One Day' actress was approached to take on the role alongside Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, the man released from...

Hugh Jackman For Les Miserables Role?

Hugh Jackman has been approached to star in 'Les Miserables' as Jean Valjean. 'The King's Speech' filmmaker Tom Hooper - who won a Best Director Oscar for his work on the movie starring Colin Firth...

Tom Hooper To Direct Les Miserables

'The King's Speech' director Tom Hooper will take on a new movie version of 'Les Miserables'. The Oscar-winning filmmaker - who reportedly turned down a number of high profile projects including 'Iron Man 3' -...

Dark Side Of Mandela To Be Revealed In Film

British screen writer WILLIAM NICHOLSON will controversially depict NELSON MANDELA as a "rabbit on acid" in an upcoming biopic about the former South African leader's life. Nicholson, who has been working on a screenplay about...

Gladiator The Musical?

RIDLEY SCOTT's epic blockbuster GLADIATOR is set to be made into musical staged in London's West End. The Oscar-winning film, which starred Hollywood hardman RUSSELL CROWE, will be adapted for the stage by WILLIAM NICHOLSON,...

Screenwriter Infuriated By Gladiator Kiss

GLADIATOR screenwriter WILLIAM NICHOLSON fiercely opposed the decision to give RUSSELL CROWE's vengeful MAXIMUS a passionate moment in the film - as it ruined the movie. The RIDLEY SCOTT-directed epic was a massive success...

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Berlin House Where David Bowie And Iggy Pop Lived Marked By Plaque

Berlin House Where David Bowie And Iggy Pop Lived Marked By Plaque

The flat at Hauptstrasse 155 was where Bowie and Iggy lived between 1976 and 1978 in the city, which inspired the so-called 'Berlin trilogy' albums.

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Rupert Grint To Star In TV Re-Make Of 'Snatch'

Rupert Grint To Star In TV Re-Make Of 'Snatch'

Grint will star alongside Dougray Scott and Ed Westwick in a 10-part TV series for Sony's streaming platform Crackle.

Coldplay Invite James Corden Onstage To Play Prince Tribute

Coldplay Invite James Corden Onstage To Play Prince Tribute

The Brits teamed up at the Hollywood Rose Bowl to perform a cover of The Purple One's 'Nothing Compares 2 U'.

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