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Troubled Mel Gibson’s Movie, ‘The Beaver’, Is Scheduled To Release In March 2011


December 17th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The new film, ‘The Beaver’, of the 54-year-old Mel Gibson, is expected to be discharged in March 2011, as per the reports of the industry ... Read more...

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James Cameron pays tribute to late ‘Titanic’ star Gloria Stuart


October 17th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Filmmaker James Cameron, along with his wife Suzie, paid a public tribute to late 'Titanic' star Gloria Stuart, who passed away last month at the age of 100.In ... Read more...

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Robert De Niro ‘to play psychic in Red Lights’


October 17th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Academy Award winner Robert De Niro is said to have signed on to play a psychic in a new movie.De Niro, 67, will join Sigourney Weaver for ... Read more...

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Cotillard, McAdams may star in Allen’s next


April 1st, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): Director Woody Allen's upcoming movie may have Marion Cotillard and Rachel McAdams as the leading ladies.Woody has already cast Owen Wilson for the yet-to-be-named comedy flick, ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman may play runaway bride in new film


February 26th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Israeli American actress Natalie Portman is said to be in talks to star in a new comedy film about a runaway bride.The movie, 'Best Buds', is about a ... Read more...

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Nicolas Cage’s Season Of The Witch’ release delayed


February 18th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Actor Nicolas Cage's plans for his upcoming film 'Season Of The Witch' have received a setback as film bosses have delayed its release.The flick was ready to hit ... Read more...

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Katherine Heigl replaces Reese Witherspoon in film ‘One For The Money’


February 10th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 10 (ANI): Katherine Heigl has reportedly filled in the spot left vacant by Reese Witherspoon in the upcoming movie One For The Money.The Knocked Up actress took Witherspoon's place after ... Read more...

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Vin Diesel, Paul Walker sign up for Fast and the Furious 5


February 6th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 06 (ANI): Vin Diesel and Paul Walker are set to star in 'Fast Five', the fifth installment of 'The Fast and The Furious'.According to Daily Variety, the two stars have ... Read more...

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Gay activists are happy that Buju Banton lost at the Grammy Awards 2010


February 1st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gay rights activists are very pleased that the anti-gay musician Buju Banton lost at the Grammy Awards 2010. He was nominated for the best reggae ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson says Hangover role turned his life around


January 20th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Boxing legend Mike Tyson says his role in comedy film 'The Hangover' turned his life around.Tyson played himself in the 2009 hit, and he insists the job offer ... Read more...

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Tobey Maguire, Sam Raimi leave Spider Man 4


January 12th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Actor Tobey Maguire and filmmaker Sam Raimi have reportedly walked out of Spider-Man 4 over script issues.Recently, a Columbia studios source revealed the sequel had been put on ... Read more...

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Nicole Richie ‘lands TV sitcom’


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Mum-of-two Nicole Richie is returning to the small screen as the star of a new TV sitcom, it has emerged.The former Simple Life star pitched to bosses ... Read more...

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$800m Ben Hur-based theme park to be built in Italy


November 21st, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A theme park, costing 800 million dollars, is being built in Rome based on movie classic Ben Hur.Oscar-winning production designer Dante Ferretti is doing the job of creating ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle to bring American climber’s story to big screen


November 6th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle is planning to make a film based on the true story of an American climber who hacked off part of his arm ... Read more...

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Anthony Hopkins to play Ernest Hemingway in new film


November 5th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 05 (ANI): Anthony Hopkins is set to play the role of American writer Ernest Hemingway in new film 'Hemingway & Fuentes.'Andy Garcia, who will play the role of the ... Read more...

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Dame Helen Mirren roped in for ‘Red’ comic book film


November 5th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren has been roped in to star in the big screen adaptation of comic book series 'Red'.The three-book comic series, published in 2003 ... Read more...

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Spider Man’s nemesis set for spin-off


October 11th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): The web-slinging superhero Spider Man's nemesis Venom is heading to the big screen again.According to Daily Variety, screenwriter Gary Ross is currently writing Spider-Man 4 and negotiating a ... Read more...

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Justin Timberlake to play Facebook founder?


September 24th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 24 (ANI): Popstar Justin Timberlake has reportedly been roped in to play founder of social networking site Facebook in a new movie.According to Daily Variety, 'SexyBack' singer will be ... Read more...

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Jessica Biel to star in movie remake of The A-Team?


September 18th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Jessica Biel and Sharlto Copley are set to star in the action movie remake of television series 'The A-Team.'According to the Daily Variety, both actors are reportedly in ... Read more...

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Theron will not play Kidman’s wife in sex-change drama


September 16th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): South African actress Charlize Theron has turned down a role in a new movie about the first person to undergo a sex-change operation.Theron, 34, was to play ... Read more...

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Steven Spielberg, Robert Redford to go head to head with Lincoln biopics


September 16th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Steven Spielberg will continue work on his new movie based on the life of Abraham Lincoln, even as Robert Redford is making another biopic on the former ... Read more...

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Presley’s ex-bodyguard co-producing tell-all biopic


September 15th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): Rock 'n' roll legend Elvis Presley's former bodyguard is all set to reveal how his life used to be during his time with the tragic entertainer in ... Read more...

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Variety Columnist Army Archerd Dies At 87


September 9th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Army Archerd, a prolific reporter, whose breezy column for the entertainment trade publication Daily Variety always used to keep a note of the latest celebrity happenings and doings and rocked ... Read more...

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Winona Ryder’s Heathers lined for small screen makeover


August 29th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): Winona Ryder's cult hit Heathers is all set for a new avatar, the flick will soon be to be made into a TV series.The 1989 film's small ... Read more...

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X-Men director to remake ‘Excalibur’


August 23rd, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): X-Men and Valkyrie director Bryan Singer is producing and possibly directing a remake of 'Excalibur' for Warner Brothers.According to Daily Variety, the original was directed John Boorman.'Excalibur' was ... Read more...

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Now a biopic on Jimi Hendrix


August 21st, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Hollywood bosses are making a movie about the life of guitar legend Jimi Hendrix. Studios have been alerted for the star's story by the 40th anniversary of the Woodstock ... Read more...

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Ryan Reynolds to play superhero the Green Lantern?


July 13th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13(ANI): Ryan Reynolds has reportedly bagged the role of superhero the Green Lantern.According to Daily Variety, the actor was in competition with the likes of Justin Timberlake and Bradley Cooper ... Read more...

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Baywatch to be turned into comedy movie


July 8th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Popular TV show 'Baywatch' is all set to be converted into a comedy movie.The beachside show, which made Pamela Anderson a pin-up icon, has enjoyed global popularity with ... Read more...

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Katie Holmes set to launch dance scholarship


July 7th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Katie Holmes has joined hands with 'Airspray' director Adam Shankman and reality TV guru Nigel Lythgoe to set up a dance scholarship fund.The Hollywood actress is set to ... Read more...

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Macca to compose music for animated kids film


June 18th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney is set to compose music for an animated kids movie after a gap of over 40 years.The former Beatle previously created the tunes for ... Read more...

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The Queen screenwriter joins James Bond bandwagon


June 14th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Celebrated screenwriter Peter Morgan has been roped in to create a new assignment for James Bond in the next project.The Academy Award nominated playwright will team up ... Read more...

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Kutcher, Moore threaten to stop Twittering over reality show plans


May 27th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher have expressed their disapproval on Twitter's plans to launch a reality TV show based on the popular micro-blogging site.Twitter, which boasts of more ... Read more...

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Martin Scorsese to helm Frank Sinatra biopic


May 14th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese will produce and direct a big screen biopic on Frank Sinatra.The 66-year-old helmer will make the film for Universal and Mandalay Pictures.Universal and Mandalay ... Read more...

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles returns


April 24th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The fifth film based on the popular comic books, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles knowing for the pizza-munching are back, reported by the Daily Variety.The new movie, scheduled for release in 2011, ... Read more...

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Will Ferrell gets urine-drunk to survive wilderness adventure show


April 17th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Comedian Will Ferrell is certainly a survivor after successfully making it through British adventurer Bear Grylls' wilderness adventure show 'Man vs. Wild', on which he even drank his ... Read more...

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