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Mcconaughey, Yeoh invited to Oscars board


July 1st, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Actor Matthew Mcconaughey, former Bond girl Michelle Yeoh and American actress Octavia Spencer have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.If ... Read more...

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Academy urged to recognise Serkis work


December 30th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Actor James Franco has urged the voters of Academy Awards to seriously consider his "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes" co-star Andy Serkis for a ... Read more...

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‘The Adventures of Tintin’ - a Spiel-bugging experiment (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ** 1/2)


November 10th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Adventures of Tintin - The Secret of the Unicorn"; Cast: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost; Director: Steven Spielberg; Rating: ** 1/2The sheer ... Read more...

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‘Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ is ape-solutely wonderful (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


August 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rise Of The Plane Of The Apes"; Director: Rupert Wyatt; Cast: James Franco, Andy Serkis and Freida Pinto; Rating: ****Every revolution has three phases: rampant injustice, germination of revolt against ... Read more...

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Is David Tennant going to star in The Hobbit?


January 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports on the Internet and elsewhere that former “Doctor Who” star, David Tennant may be joining the cast of the movie “The Hobbit”.Unlike ... Read more...

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Sir Ian McKellen is all set to act in ‘The Hobbit’


January 11th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sir Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis are reported to have signed their parts of the contract that essentially confirms that they will be appearing in the ... Read more...

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Ian McKellen to reprise his role as wizard Gandalf in new Hobbit films


January 11th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 11 (ANI): Actor Ian McKellen is apparently set to return as the wizard Gandalf in upcoming Hobbit movies.According to the Hollywood Reporter, McKellen's role in next two Hobbit films ... Read more...

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Actor Elijah Wood To Do A Cameo In “The Hobbit”


January 9th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of Elijah Wood will once again get to see him in the role of Frodo Baggins in the upcoming movie named "The Hobbit". The Hollywood ... Read more...

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Elijah Wood: Probable Name In The Blockbuster ‘The Hobbit’


January 8th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Hollywood blockbuster is to come to theaters in November 2012 and the sequel in December 2013.The cast already includes the likes of Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett, Ron Perlman, Hugo ... Read more...

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Orlando Bloom to star in ‘The Hobbit’


December 10th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Orlando Bloom is reportedly set to reprise the role of Legolas in the forthcoming "Lord of the Rings" prequel "The Hobbit".The British actor has reportedly ... Read more...

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James Franco in ‘The Bourne Legacy’?


November 9th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Hollywood actor James Franco has been approached by director Tony Gilroy to star in "The Bourne Legacy".Franco is being pursued by Gilroy to act in the movie, which ... Read more...

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Hobbit movie will be filmed in New Zealand despite row, says Andy Serkis


October 26th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Amid the controversy surrounding 'The Hobbit' movie, 'Gollum' actor Andy Serkis has said that he's sure the film will be shot in New Zealand."I'm sure The Hobbit will ... Read more...

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Simon Pegg’s Twitter Prank Leaves Fans Puzzled


October 14th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite clear that Simon Pegg is a true prankster. The star of 'Shaun of the Dead' confessed recently that he made a number of ... Read more...

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The International Federation of Actors Calls For An International Boycott Of “The Hobbit”


September 27th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Hobbit" is a planned two part film which is yet to be produced. The executive producer and the ... Read more...

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Actors unions tell members to avoid new Hobbit movies


September 27th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Global actors' unions have advised their members to avoid taking roles in the new Hobbit movies amid a row over pay.Cate Blanchett, Sir Ian McKellen and Andy ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ star Tom Felton lands record deal


July 21st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Actor Tom Felton, the blond-wizard in the 'Harry Potter' films, has landed a record deal.Felton has signed a deal with indie label Six Strings Productions."Tom Felton ... Read more...

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Andy Serkis joins Freida Pinto in Planet Of The Apes prequel


July 1st, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Andy Serkis, who starred as Gollum in The Lord Of The Rings films and as Kong in King Kong, has been cast in the Planet Of The Apes ... Read more...

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Andy Serkis finds Oscars CGI category pointless


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): 'Lord of the Rings' star Andy Serkis has revealed that he does not believe there should be a separate Oscar category for "performance capture" actors.Serkis, 45, who played ... Read more...

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Avatar, An Education, The Hurt Locker bag top Bafta nominations


January 21st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 21 (ANI): Avatar, An Education and The Hurt have each bagged top nominations at the upcoming Bafta Film Awards.The films will be up against Up In The Air and Precious: ... Read more...

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Peter Jackson co-directs new Tintin via internet!


October 25th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 25 (ANI): The latest Tintin movie has been co-directed by Kiwi movie mogul Peter Jackson via the internet from his Wellington base.Co-helmer Steven Spielberg was on set to coordinate ... Read more...

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Andy Serkis to re-record hits with The Blockheads


March 4th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 04 (ANI): Hollywood actor Andy Serkis will soon be hitting the studios with The Blockheads to re-record late rocker Ian Durys beloved tunes.Andy, who has been signed up to ... Read more...

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Megan Fox has eyes only for Gollum


February 25th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): It seems Hollywood actress Megan Fox is a huge admirer of Lord of the Rings star, Andy Serkis.The 22-year-old actress couldnt get her eyes off Serkis at ... Read more...

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Tintin to speak in Jamie Bells voice in Spielberg flick


January 28th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 28 (ANI): BAFTA-winning English actor Jamie Bell has been chosen to provide the voice and movement for the cartoon character Tintin in Steven Spielbergs animation film. The signing of ... Read more...

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Lord Of The Rings prequel The Hobbit postponed until 2012


December 19th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Lord Of The Rings prequel The Hobbit has been postponed until 2012.It was announced that the new film, which is based on JRR Tolkien''s novel, would be ... Read more...

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Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis to reprise roles in The Hobbit


April 29th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Lord of the Rings fans will get to see Sir Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis reprise their roles as Gandalf and Gollum in the trilogys prequel The ... Read more...

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Andy Serkis reteams with Peter Jackson in Tintin


December 15th, 2007 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): English actor Andy Serkis is joining hands with director Peter Jackson once again, this time in DreamWorks' "Tintin, the movie trilogy partnership from Jackson and Steven Spielberg.Although ... Read more...

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