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Armie Hammer Promised Sir Kenneth Branagh An English Accent

Armie Hammer lied to Sir Kenneth Branagh to land his role in 'Death on the Nile'.The actor-and-director visited the 34-year-old star at his Broadway show 'Straight White Men' to talk about the possibility of him...

Rose Leslie's Comforting Mystery Film

Rose Leslie thinks 'Death on the Nile' is a ''warm hug''.The former 'Game of Thrones' star jumped at the chance to join the ensemble cast of Sir Kenneth Branagh's latest mystery because she loves the...

Dame Judi Dench's New Role As Sir Kenneth Branagh's Grandmother

Dame Judi Dench is to play Sir Kenneth Branagh's grandmother in a new movie.The actor will helm the semi-autobiographical film, which is said to be inspired by his childhood, growing up in a big family...

Tenet To Be Released Internationally In August

'Tenet' is set to be released internationally on August 26th.Christopher Nolan's hotly-anticipated $200 million movie has been delayed multiple times as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but the Warner Bros. motion picture is now...

Tenet Has Been Delayed Indefinitely

Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' has been delayed indefinitely.The hotly-anticipated $200 million movie was originally supposed to be released on July 17, but due to the coronavirus pandemic the movie was delayed until July 31, before last...

Elizabeth Debicki's Tenet Role Has Made Her 'Stronger' As Actor And Person

Elizabeth Debicki says working with Christopher Nolan on 'Tenet' has made her ''stronger as an actor and probably as a person''. The 29-year-old star found it ''humbling and collaborative'' teaming up with the director on...

Kenneh Branagh Loves 'Irish-ness' Of Artemis Fowl

Sir Kenneth Branagh was delighted by the ''Irish-ness'' of 'Artemis Fowl'.The 59-year-old filmmaker - who was born in Northern Ireland - has always loved storytelling, and it was this relatable theme which drew him to...

Tenet Pushed Back For 2nd Time

Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' has been pushed back for a second time. The hotly-anticipated $200 million movie will now drop on August 12th, after an initial July 17th release date was moved back until July 31st....

Sir Kenneth Branagh Wanted Artemis Fowl To Be 'Breathless'

Sir Kenneth Branagh wanted to make 'Artemis Fowl' a ''breathless'' movie.The 59-year-old filmmaker has helmed the Disney+ adaptation of the novel by Eoin Colfer and admits that he wanted the film to move at a...

Sir Kenneth Branagh's Godfather Inspiration

Sir Kenneth Branagh was inspired by 'The Godfather' when making 'Artemis Fowl'.The 59-year-old filmmaker saw similarities between the Mafia classic and his new movie, which is based on Eoin Colfer's fantasy series of the same...

Kenneth Branagh Wants To Make An Animated Shakespeare Movie

Sir Kenneth Branagh wants to make an animated Shakespeare film.The 59-year-old actor has directed a number of movies based on William Shakespeare plays, including 'Much Ado About Nothing' and 'Hamlet', and admits that he wants...

Kenneth Branagh: Tenet Is A 'Different Beast' To Dunkirk

Sir Kenneth Branagh has insisted 'Tenet' is a ''different beast'' to 'Dunkirk'.The 59-year-old actor reunited with director Christopher Nolan for the upcoming spy thriller - having previously with him on the 2017 war epic -...

Josh Gad's Daughters Are Bored With Olaf

Josh Gad has revealed that his daughters are fed up of Olaf.The 39-year-old actor voices the snowman in both 'Frozen' films but joked that his children, Ava, nine, and Isabella, six, prefer other Disney favourite...

Kenneth Branagh Describes Hollywood Sex Scandal As "Horrible Wake-up Call"

Sir Kenneth Branagh has spoken about the ongoing Hollywood sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the industry, saying that the sheer number of allegations being made against prominent figures is a “horrible wake-up call”.The 56...

Daisy Ridley And Judi Dench To Join Johnny Depp On Board 'Murder On The Orient Express'

The ensemble cast of Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express is shaping up to be pretty special.Branagh, who will direct and star in the adaptation, is to be joined by Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley,...

From 'Romeo + Juliet' To Macbeth: 11 Of The Best William Shakespeare Adaptations In Cinema History

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of the world's most renowned playwright William Shakespeare, we reflect on the best interpretations of his work that have ever hit the big screen. From all Kenneth...

Kenneth Branagh To Star In And Direct 'Murder On The Orient Express' Movie

Sir Kenneth Branagh is to play fictional Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in a film adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express for Fox Studios that he will also be directing, according to reports.The 54 year...

Sir Kenneth Branagh To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From London Critics' Circle

Sir Kenneth Branagh has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award by Britain’s most well-established critics organisation. The London Film Critics’ Circle has announced that the impresario will be given the Dilys Powell Award for...

Children's Book Author Tapped To Write New Iron Man Novel

Colfer, the man behind the beloved Artemis Fowl series of children's books, plans to release his take on Tony Stark's alter-ego next autumn (16). Announcing the news on Tuesday (03Nov15), the Wexford-based...

Kenneth Branagh Pays Tribute To Late Wallander Author

Mankell passed away in his sleep in Gothenburg, Sweden, aged 67, following a battle with cancer. He is best known for creating police detective Kurt Wallander for a series of crime...

Wallander Writer Henning Mankell Dies

Mankell, best known for creating fictional detective Kurt Wallander, passed away in Gothenburg, Sweden on Monday (05Oct15). His death was confirmed in a statement released by his publishing house, Leopard Forlag....

Kenneth Branagh's Wife Sparked Chris Hemsworth Strip

Revered actor Kenneth stepped behind the camera to helm the action fantasy movie and he cast the young Australian in the lead role. He admits he was reluctant to encourage the actor...

Kenneth Branagh Signs On For Artemis Fowl Movie Adaptation

Plans for a big screen version of author Eoin Colfer's young adult series have been in the works since 2001, when bosses at Miramax Films owned the rights. Disney executives took over...

Kenneth Branagh Battled Depression After Playing Nazi Officer

The Hamlet star portrayed German official Reinhard Heydrich in the Holocaust-themed TV movie, and he admits the sombre project left him battling the blues. He tells Britain's The Guardian newspaper, "It led...

Sir Kenneth Branagh To Direct Murder On The Orient Express

Sir Kenneth Branagh is reportedly preparing to direct an adaptation of Agatha Christie's 'Murder On The Orient Express'.The 54-year-old star, who helmed the recent Disney version of 'Cinderella', has been locked in discussions with 20th...

Martin Scorsese To Film Kenneth Branagh's Macbeth Play

The British thespian directed and starred in a critically-acclaimed adaptation of the William Shakespeare play for the Manchester International Festival in 2013, and Scorsese saw the production when it was revived in New...

Kenneth Branagh To Star In Four Plays Within One Season

The Cinderella director's organisation will kick off a year-long residency at London's Garrick Theatre in October (15) with an adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale, and Branagh will return to the stage...

Disney Plan Live Action Winnie The Pooh

Disney are planning a live-action remake of Winnie The Pooh. The company are said to be working on a new adventure featuring AA Milne's iconic character following on from the success of their adapted fairytale...

Kenneth Branagh: Lily And Cinderella Have Lovely Hearts

Kenneth Branagh cast Lily James in 'Cinderella' because she has a ''lovely heart'' just like the character.The 54-year-old filmmaker knew the 'Downton Abbey' star would be perfect in the lead role of his reimagining of...

Lily James' Dream Came True With 'Cinderella' Casting

After their postmodern live-action remakes of 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Sleeping Beauty' (as 'Maleficent'), Disney has taken a much more traditional approach to the diamond in the crown, 'Cinderella'. This includes hiring an actress who...

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