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Jason Derulo Thought Cats Movie Would 'Change The World'

Jason Derulo thought that the 'Cats' movie would ''change the world''.The 30-year-old singer made his big-screen debut in Tom Hooper's panned adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical as Rum Tum Tugger and admitted he...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Slams 'Ridiculous' Cats

Andrew Lloyd Webber has branded Tom Hooper's 'Cats' ''ridiculous''.The 72-year-old theatre mogul, who penned the original musical, hit out at the director for not consulting anyone who was ''involved'' with the stage show when creating...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Blasts James Corden's Cats Performance

Andrew Lloyd Webber has blasted James Corden's performance in 'Cats'.The 72-year-old composer, who composed the original musical, hit out at Corden's portrayal of Bustopher Jones in Tom Hooper's critically panned movie.During a YouTube live commentary...

Carey Mulligan Wins Best Actress At Hollywood Film Awards 2015 In Good Showing For British Stars

British star Carey Mulligan was among the winners at the 19th annual Hollywood Film Awards for her central role as Maud in the new movie Suffragette, a laundry worker who joins the fight for the...

Tom Hooper Defends Eddie Redmayne Casting

In the new drama, The Theory of Everything actor plays Einar Wegener, one of the world's first-known recipients of gender reassignment surgery who became a woman named Lili Elbe. The casting has...

'The Danish Girl' Director Reveals When Eddie Redmayne Was Cast As Transgender Artist Lili Elbe

The Danish Girl director Tom Hooper has defended Eddie Redmayne’s casting as transgender artist Lili Elbe in the upcoming biopic, saying the actor landed the role thanks to his "certain gender fluidity”. Some trans activists...

First Look At Eddie Redmayne In Lipstick For Transgender Biopic 'The Danish Girl' [Picture]

Eddie Redmayne prepares for another life-changing role in Tom Hooper's historical biopic 'The Danish Girl', in which he plays Lili Elbe - one of the first people to have ever undergone gender reassignment surgery, way...

Eddie Redmayne Nearly Died On Horse

Eddie Redmayne almost killed himself while riding a horse on a TV series after pretending he was an expert just to get the part. The 'Theory of Everything' star pretended he was an equine enthusiast...

Les Miserables Duo Re-teams For The Danish Girl

Les Miserables director Tom Hooper is re-teaming with the film's star Eddie Redmayne for the big screen adaptation of novel, The Danish Girl.Following the success of the hit 2012 film version of the beloved musical,...

Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves Freddie Mercury Movie As Attention Turns To Depp

Sacha Baron Cohen has left the movie biopic of iconic Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after a disagreement over the direction of the project. Cohen - who bears a dramatic resemblance to the singer - had...

Hugh Jackman Saves The Day At Farmers' Market

Hugh Jackman was branded a hero this weekend.The 'Les Miserables' actor saved the day at Southampton Village farmers' market in the Hamptons when he rescued a damsel in distress who was struggling to set up...

Blake Lively In Talks For Freddie Mercury Film

Blake Lively is being lined up to star in the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.The 'Gossip Girl' actress is expected to play the iconic Queen singer's former girlfriend Mary Austin opposite 'Borat' star Sacha Baron Cohen,...

Tom Hooper To Direct Freddie Mercury Film?

Tom Hooper may direct the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.The Oscar-winning filmmaker is reportedly being eyed by Sony Pictures and GK Films to oversee the long-planned film about the iconic Queen singer and could reunite with...

Anne Hathaway: Hugh Jackman Was My 'Rock' On Les Miserables Set

Anne Hathaway claims Hugh Jackman was everyone's ''rock'' on the 'Les Miserables' set.The 30-year-old star - who won the Best Supporting Actress trophy for her role as struggling prostitute Fantine at the Oscars last night...

Oscars 2013 – Les Miserables Cast Sang For Their Roles In The Film

Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe are all well-respected actors, who’ve carved out hugely successful careers. But that didn’t mean they got a free pass into Les Miserables – no – they had to audition,...

Argo And Les Miserables Win Big At Baftas

'Argo' and 'Les Miserables' led the winners at the 2013 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTA) on Sunday (10.02.13).The Ben Affleck directed 'Argo' - in which he also stars - took the...

Are The 2013 Baftas Unpredictable? Strong Contenders Make It Tough To Judge

Film awards outcomes are difficult to predict. Year on year the judging panel changes and the tastes of both the public and the film critique elite evolve. Sometimes winners will be a curve ball, and...

Eddie Redmayne Shunned Weight Loss For Les Miserables

Eddie Redmayne enjoyed watching his 'Les Miserables' co-stars starve themselves.The 31-year-old hunk - who plays love-struck Marius in Tom Hooper's Academy Award-nominated musical drama - was grateful for his naturally slim frame as it meant...

Daniel Craig, Ben Affleck And The Les Miserables Cast Warm Up For The Oscars At The National Board Of Review Awards (Pictures)

Two of last year's main men inDaniel Craig [Left] and Ben Affleck [Right],both of whom could be on for big things this awards seasonThe National Board Of Review Awards took place last night (January 8,...

Hugh Jackman: L Lived Like A Monk

Hugh Jackman ''lived like a monk'' to prepare for his part in 'Les Miserables'.The 44-year-old actor takes on the role of Jean Valjean - a convict who manages to turn his life around - in...

Anne Hathaway Got Les Miserables Inspiration From Susan Boyle

Anne Hathaway is a fan of Susan Boyle.The 'Les Miserables' actress drew upon the Scottish singing sensation's inspirational first 'Britain's Got Talent' audition when she had to perform iconic show tune 'I Dreamed A Dream'...

Russell Crowe Defends Les Miserables After Adam Lambert's Rant

Russell Crowe has defended his new movie Les Miserables after Adam Lambert slammed the film's all-star cast for "pretending to be singers", insisting director Tom Hooper wanted the musical scenes to be "raw and real".The...

Eddie Redmayne: Russell Crowe And Hugh Jackman Are 'Superhuman'

Eddie Redmayne thinks Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman are ''superhuman'' actors.The 30-year-old star was thrilled to work with the talented action veterans in musical drama 'Les Miserables' and says they were perfect to play the...

The Hobbit Rakes In $600m And Django Unchained To Be Tarantino's Biggest Movie Yet

As the results pour in for the movie takings over the festive period, it looks as though three movies have truly surpassed themselves. The Hobbit took $32m over the weekend, bringing its world wide gross...

Adam Lambert: 'Les Miserables Suffers Due To Bad Singing'

Adam Lambert has slammed Tom Hooper's new movie musical Les Miserables, insisting the film "suffered massively" due to its all-star cast "pretending to be singers".The former American Idol star, who began his career in musical...

Les Miserables Well On The Way Towards Oscar Success

With awards seasons fast approaching it seems almost certain now that Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Les Miserables will nab several Oscar nominations, if not a couple of the coveted awards.Best Picture maybe? Is it too...

Tom Hooper's Les Miserables: Making Something New Out Of The Old

There is always some enormous risk in remaking well loved stories, be they originally films, plays, television series or literature. There will always be hype and there will always be people who prefer the original,...

Jokers! Hugh Jackman And Russell Crowe Fool Around At Les Miserables Premiere Down Under

Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe entertained the crowds at the Les Miserables premiere in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday (December 20, 2012), laughing and joking while also pretending to race each other down the red-carpet! Tom...

Has Tom Hooper Soiled 'Les Miserables' With Bad Direction?

Les Miserables may well score a plethora of Oscars at the Academy Awards in February, though it won't be on the back of critical acclaim. Sure, the movie has received its fair share of strong...

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