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Hugo Weaving 'Really Wanted' To Return For Fourth Matrix Movie

Hugo Weaving ''really wanted'' to return as Agent Smith in 'The Matrix 4' but was prevented from doing so by a scheduling conflict.The 60-year-old actor gave a memorable performance as the AI villain in the...

Hugo Weaving Leads Australian Entertainment Awards

The Matrix star was feted with the Best Actor prize at this year's (15) Helpmann Awards for his turn in a production of Samuel Beckett's 1957 work Endgame. Sirens star Pamela Rabe...

The Movies Of The Wachowski's: From Best To Worst

Press shy and intentionally low-profile, the Wachowski brothers (now brother and sister) occupy a rare position in Hollywood of being household names, responsible for some truly awe-inspiring works of cinematic innovation that have enamoured critics...

Did Adam Driver Beat Michael Fassebender To Star Wars Episode 7 Role?

Yesterday, we heard news that 'Girls' actor Adam Driver was close to penning a contract to star as the primary villain in J.J Abrams' Star Wars: Episode 7. Details remain sketchy, though sources speaking to...

Gary Oldman May, Or May Not, Be In Talks For "Star Wars: Episode Vii"

Gary Oldman has been in films like Harry Potter, The Dark Knight trilogy and now he’s adding one more legendary franchise to his collection – Star Wars. Well, he might be adding it, anyway. The...

Carrie Fisher Confirms Star Wars 7 Role?

Carrie Fisher has hinted she will return to 'Stars Wars: Episode VII'.The 57-year-old actress appears to have confirmed she will reprise her role as Princess Leia alongside original cast members Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford...

Pictures: The Hobbit Premiere, Cate Blanchett, Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson

Cate Blanchett Looking Typically Radiant At The Hobbit In WellingtonPeter Jackson and his team repaid New Zealand for its hospitality this week, by hosting the world premiere of the new Lord of the Rings film...

Cloud Atlas Flops On Opening Weekend At Box Office

Cloud Atlas has flopped into third place in the US Box Office after a dreary weekend saw the film, which many thought would do well commercially, take in less than Hotel Transylvania and chart topper...

Cloud Atlas Makers Taken To Task After Casting Whites As Asians

The makers of Cloud Atlas have come under fire from the Media Action Network For Asian Americans after applying make-up to white Caucasian actors to make them appear more Asian in spite of the film...

Cloud Atlas Is As Risky As Inception, Says Tom Hanks

With his upcoming film, Cloud Atlas ready for release later this month, one of the film’s stars, Tom Hanks, has alluded to the deep plotline that runs through the book adaptation and said that the...

Hugo Weaving Found His Role In Transformers 'Meaningless'

Whilst it remains one of his lesser known roles, Hugo Weaving has admitted that his part in the Transformers films was certainly one of his least favorite. The actor, better known for his roles in...

Report From Cloud Atlas Premiere: 172 Minutes Of Essential Viewing

Cloud Atlas, starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugo Weaving is released in US cinemas on October 26, 2012.The main message being beamed back from the movie’s premiere is: make sure you go to the...

Second The Hobbit Instalment Title Changed, Thrid Movie Release Date Announced

As announced last month, The Hobbit, Peter Jackson's long awaited adaptation of the prequel to The Lord of the Rings, will be made into a trilogy rather than the two-parter originally announced. Yesterday, the new...

Hi I'm Lana; Matrix Director Larry Wachowski Comes Out As Transgender

Larry Wachowski, co-director and co-writer of The Matrix, has taken the red pill and woken up a woman. Larry, or rather Lana Wachowski as she now goes by, became the first major Hollywood director to...

Cate Blanchett Stuns At Uncle Vanya Opening, New York

Cate Blanchett stunned at the opening of her play 'Uncle Vanya' at New York's Lincoln Center Festival in New York over the weekend. Blanchett, 43, took over the Sydney Theatre Company in 2008, and has...

Halle Berry Pictured In Wheelchair After Accident

Halle Berry was pictured being wheeled out of hospital in a wheelchair after breaking her foot in Mallorca, reports People Magazine. It is not clear how the fracture occurred, although Warner Bros claimed the A-lister...

Chris Evans Stars As Captain America

Chris Evans stars as the eponymous 'Captain America' in the forthcoming superhero movie.Chris Evans, the American actor and star of 'Fantastic Four' and 'Sunshine', plays 'Captain America' in a new movie adaptation of the classic...

Dominic Cooper's Captain America Demands

Dominic Cooper only asked for a toaster and a kettle on the set of 'Captain America: The First Avenger'. The 32-year-old actor - who plays Howard Stark in the upcoming Marvel comic adaption - admits...

Dominic Cooper Confirms Captain America Role

Dominic Cooper is "looking forward" to his role on 'Captain America: The First Avenger'. The 31-year-old actor was recently rumoured to be taking on the role of Tony Stark's father Howard - who is seen...

Hugo Weaving Is The Red Skull

Hugo Weaving will play Red Skull in 'First Avenger: Captain America'.The 'Matrix' actor - who has been linked to the role for several months - has finally been confirmed to play the main villain opposite...

Weaving Leads Captain America Villain Search

SHERLOCK HOLMES star HUGO WEAVING is in talks to play CAPTAIN AMERICA's arch-foe in a new movie adaptation of the comic strip.The actor, who became a top villain in The Matrix movies, is the frontrunner...

Reno Said No To The Matrix

French actor JEAN RENO turned down the role of villainous AGENT SMITH in THE MATRIX movies - because he didn't like the idea of leaving his native France for months of filming in Australia. The...

Purefoy Abandoned Vendetta Because Of Mask

British actor JAMES PUREFOY walked out in his role in V FOR VENDETTA after struggling to wear a mask for the entire film. The A KNIGHT'S TALE star, 41, became so frustrated at having...

Hugo Weaving's Toy Battles

Actor HUGO WEAVING has discovered a novel advantage to starring in hit franchises THE MATRIX and LORD OF THE RINGS - he can make his action figures fight against each other. The Nigerian-born screen...

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