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Paul Feig Dishes On Whether There Could Be A Bridesmaids Sequel

Paul Feig says a 'Bridesmaids' sequel is down to lead star Kristen Wiig.The 2011 comedy classic saw Wiig's alter ego Annie Walker ruin her friendship with her best friend (Maya Rudolph) Lillian and go through...

It's St. Patrick's Day! Here's 10 Irish Actors Who Made It Big In Hollywood

In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, we recognise some of the world's top Irish actors and the impact they've had on the Hollywood film industry. The list could go on forever of course, but these...

Chris O'dowd: James Franco's 'Handsome' Looks Get Him Into Trouble

Chris O'Dowd thinks James Franco's ''handsome'' looks are the reason he gets into trouble.The 36-year-old actor starred opposite the good-looking star, 37, in the Broadway production 'Of Mice and Men' and has admitted he became...

Chris O'dowd Feared Fitness Regime For Lance Armstrong Casting

The Irish star plays real-life journalist David Walsh in the new movie, which examines the disgraced cyclist's years of drug cheating during his Tour de France victories and the reporter's dogged quest to...

Chris O'dowd Scared Producers In Sex Scene

The Bridesmaids star often hopes for a saucy moment when he is filming, but he is haunted by an incident earlier in his career when he started to peel off his clothes and...

Ben Foster Reveals Drugs He Took In Preparation For Lance Armstrong Role "Damaged" His Body

Ben Foster, the actor who is portraying the disgraced former world champion cyclist Lance Armstrong in the upcoming movie The Program, has revealed the alarming effects that performance-enhancing drugs have had on his body. Speaking...

Chris O'dowd Scoops Five Ifta Tv Nominations

The Bridesmaids star's TV series, which he created in 2012, is nominated for the best comedy prize, and Deirdre O'Kane has won a nod for best female performance. O'Dowd will compete for...

Ben Foster Took Drugs For Film Role

Ben Foster took drugs to help him get into character for his role as Lance Armstrong in 'The Program.'The 34-year-old actor took performance-enhancing drugs, under the supervision of his doctor, to give him a better...

Chris O'dowd Praises Ben Foster For Drugs Decision

Foster revealed last week (beg07Sep15) that he followed Armstrong's doping programme under the supervision of a doctor to better understand the role, and spent many hours cycling on parts of the Tour de...

Chris O'dowd Embroiled In Airport Drama

The Bridesmaids star took to Twitter.com this week (beg26Apr15) to vent about his experience at Britain's Gatwick airport, where he claims security staff searched his son Art and confiscated his bottle. He...

Chris O'dowd Planning To Take Son Home To Ireland

Actor Chris O'dowd is planning a trip home to Ireland so he can introduce his baby son to all his relatives.The Bridesmaids star became a first-time father last month (Jan15) when his Tv host wife...

Chris O'dowd Welcomes First Child With Wife Dawn O'porter

Chris O'Dowd has recently become a father for the first time. The Irish actor and his wife Dawn O'Porter have welcomed a healthy baby boy into the world on January 25th, and they announced the...

Chris O'dowd Is A New Dad

Bridesmaids star Chris O'dowd is a first-time dad.The actor/comedian's Tv host wife Dawn O’Porter gave birth to a baby boy on 25 January (15), her publicist has confirmed. O'Dowd waited a week to share...

Chris O'dowd To Adapt Moone Boy For U.s. Audiences

Irish actor Chris O'dowd is adapting his hit U.K. sitcom Moone Boy for U.S. audiences.The Bridesmaids star won an International Emmy Award for the comedy show last year (13) and now Tv executives at America's...

Is Bill Murray's Performance Strong Enough To Save 'St. Vincent' From Critics' Sneers?

Critics have plenty to say about St. Vincent, the soon-to-be-released comedy drama written and directed by Theodore Melfi, but not all of it is as positive as the film.Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy star in...

National Theater Live To Bring 'Of Mice & Men', Starring James Franco, To Us Cinemas

Missed out on James Franco starring as George in the recent Broadway adaptation of John Steinbeck's 1937 tale Of Mice and Men? Don't despair as the National Theater Live is bringing the show from the...

The Geek Tv Shows We're Not Afraid To Love

Geeks: once the deeply awkward and much-maligned members of society- ridiculed by Jocks and long stereotyped on TV and film as socially inept weaklings with a love of bow ties, thick-rimmed glasses and high-waisted slacks....

James Franco To Direct 'The Long Shrift' At Rattlesticks Playwrite Theatre

Clearly James Franco is not busy enough currently starring in the Broadway revival of Of Mice and Men. The actor/film director/writer/producer/lecturer/social media fiend has now decided to become a theatre director. Franco is currently starring...

Tributes Pour In For Rik Mayall

Actors Eric Idle, Chris O'dowd, Russell Brand and David Walliams are among the stars who have paid tribute to beloved British funnyman Rik Mayall, who died on Monday (09Jun14) at the age of 56.The shocking...

Hugh Jackman Feeling 'Pressure' Before Tony Awards

Hugh Jackman is nervous about hosting the Tony Awards.The 'Les Miserables' star - who will take centre stage at the annual awards ceremony at New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (08.06.14) -...

Hugh Jackman Is Nervous About Tony Awards

Hugh Jackman is feeling the pressure ahead of hosting the Tony Awards.The 45-year-old actor is looking forward to acting as master of ceremonies at the prestigious theatre awards on June 8 and although he knows...

Chris O'dowd Suffering For His Art On Broadway

Irish actor Chris O'dowd visits his doctor twice a week after struggling with vocal issues and "various bangs and bruises" during his Broadway run of Of Mice And Men.The Bridesmaids star, who made his Broadway...

"Gentleman's Guide", "Hedwig" Lead Tony Nominations

It’s Tony season! The night of gratuitous musical numbers is almost upon us. The nominations were announced on Tuesday and this year, they feature a couple of new names. The nominees list includes Tony...

Tv Stars Get Top Tony Award Nods

Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris, Chris O'dowd and Stephen Fry are among the big-name Tv stars nominated for top prizes at the 2014 Tony Awards.Breaking Bad star Cranston is up for the Best Performance by...

Leighton Meester Praises Adam Brody

Leighton Meester thinks her new husband Adam Brody is ''incredible.''The former 'Gossip Girl' star, who tied the knot with the actor in a secret ceremony in February after meeting him on the set of their...

'Of Mice And Men' Brings Out Broadway Talents Of James Franco, Chris O'dowd

Of Mice And Men premiered on Broadway last night, giving critics a chance to cast their eyes over Anna D. Shapiro's all-star adaptation of John Steinbeck's classic 1937 play. Lead actors James Franco, Chris O'Dowd...

'Calvary' Rises To The Challenge Of Tackling Religion On Film

After teaming up for the hit Irish action-comedy The Guard, actor Brendan Gleeson and writer-director John Michael McDonagh made the unexpected decision to set their next film around a priest.Brendan Gleeson [L] and Kelly Reilly...

Is Brendan Gleeson's 'Calvary' The Best Movie Of 2014?

John Michael McDonagh's Calvary is an early contender for best independent movie of the year, while Brendan Gleeson's lead performance as a good priest facing a death threat is perhaps unrivalled as the year's finest.Brendan...

After Bafta Nominations, We Remember 'The I.t Crowd'

In 2006 'The I.T Crowd' welcomed us into the basement of Reynholm Industries to meet Moss, Roy and Jen and make sure we’d ‘tried switching it on and off again' first. The successful Channel 4...

Baftas 2014: 'The It Crowd' And 'Southcliffe' Lead British Tv Award Nominations

The nominations have been announced for this year's BAFTA TV Awards, which will be held on Sunday 18th May. After an outstanding year in television, this year's awards will make for gripping viewing with nominations...

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