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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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'Lost' BBC Session By Led Zeppelin Recovered And Restored

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Michael J. Fox Joins Coldplay On Stage To Perform 'Back To The Future' Songs

Michael J. Fox Joins Coldplay On Stage To Perform 'Back To The Future' Songs

The 55 year old actor joined Chris Martin and co. on stage in New Jersey to perform 'Earth Angel' and 'Johnny B. Goode'.

Bjork Announces Virtual Reality Exhibition In London, Plus Single Live Show

Bjork Announces Virtual Reality Exhibition In London, Plus Single Live Show

Bjork Digital comes to London's Somerset House in September, along with a single live show at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Has Kanye West Broken The Law Over Taylor Swift Phone Call?

Has Kanye West Broken The Law Over Taylor Swift Phone Call?

Kim Kardashian released an audio excerpt from a phone call between Kanye and Taylor Swift over the lyrics of 'Famous' - but if it was recorded...

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'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September

'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September

The BBC drama starring Aidan Turner returns to BBC One on September 4th.

Guns N' Roses detained for gun possession

Guns N' Roses detained for gun possession

Guns N' Roses were detained at the Canadian border last week for gun possession but they're adamant the weapon didn't belong to them.

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