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Oct 5 to be celebrated as Global James Bond Day (With Image)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) As the iconic "James Bond" franchise completes 50 years, the makers have decided to celebrate Oct 5 this year as the Global James Bond Day.The ... Read more...

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‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ - drifting into mediocrity (IANS Movie Review)


July 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Directors: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier; Voiceovers: Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo; Rating: **What do you do when a film franchise has run its course to such an extent that there's ... Read more...

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Emma Stone worries about dying


June 11th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US actress Emma Stone has admitted that she is constantly fears death. The actress has revealed that she is constantly worried about dying.Stone, who ... Read more...

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‘Madagascar 3′ - cramped but triple the fun (IANS Movie Review)


June 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Madagascar 3"; Cast: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock; Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon; Rating: ***As a film franchise progresses, its creators face a unique problem. They ... Read more...

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Rowling plans ‘Harry Potter’ encyclopaedia


April 18th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is a woman of her words. She had promised fans an encyclopaedia on her popular series, and has now revealed it ... Read more...

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Taylor Lautner in ‘Grown Ups 2′?


April 6th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Actor Taylor Lautner is in talks to appear in "Grown Ups 2" alongside Adam Sandler.The 20-year-old "Twilight Saga" star, who rose to fame after portraying Jacob ... Read more...

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Radcliffe aspires to be a writer


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe says he aspires to become a writer.The 22-year-old actor, who became a popular name as Harry Potter in the famous film franchise, says ... Read more...

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Vin Diesel confirms more ‘The Fast and the Furious’ sequels


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) "The Fast and the Furious" fans can look forward to the sixth as well as seventh installments of the popular film franchise, says actor-producer Vin Diesel."With ... Read more...

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Mike Myers in fourth ‘Austin Powers’


August 16th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Comedian Mike Myers is set to return as the spy Austin Powers for the fourth instalment of the film franchise.The details of the new project are ... Read more...

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Warner Bros gifts diamond bracelet to Rowling


July 21st, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) J.K. Rowling, author of the "Harry Potter" books, was given a diamond bracelet as a thank you present from Warner Bros.The movie studio is grateful that ... Read more...

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Watson parties at pole dancing club


July 14th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 14 (IANS) "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson partied at a pole dancing club to celebrate the end of the popular film franchise.Watson, who played Hermione Granger in ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ stars Carter, Fiennes to star in ‘Great Expectations’?


April 25th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 25 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' stars Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter will reportedly team up again in a film adaptation of Charles Dickens novel 'Great Expectations'.According to the Daily Mail, ... Read more...

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Joel Edgerton considered for next ‘Bourne’ film


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 23 (ANI): Aussie actor Joel Edgerton is being considered to star in the next 'Bourne' film following Matt Damon's departure.According to New York Magazine, the film's writer/director Tony Gilroy is ... Read more...

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‘Terminator’ Arnie to return as cartoon superhero ‘Governator’


April 1st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 01 (ANI): Former action star Arnold Schwarzenegger has revealed that he would return to the silver screen as a cartoon superhero called 'The Governator'. The former Governor of California will ... Read more...

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‘Tomb Raider’ back on big screen


March 9th, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Angelina Jolie-starrer "Tomb Raider" is heading back to the big screen, but the actress is unlikely to star in it.GK Films has acquired the rights ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig dresses in drag for women’s rights


March 8th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 8 (ANI): Daniel Craig has stepped into a woman's shoes quite literally to highlight the inequality women face around the world.Craig, who plays the latest incarnation of the ... Read more...

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Final Harry Potter to get biggest send-off at Trafalgar Square


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): The premiere of 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows' Part 2 has been relocated to Trafalgar Square, where it is set to become the first red carpet movie ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ franchise to be honoured at BAFTA


February 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 4 (IANS) The "Harry Potter" film franchise will be honoured at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) for its outstanding contribution to cinema."I am thrilled that ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman ‘eating 6,000 calories a day’ for new ‘Wolverine’ film


February 4th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Hollywood star Hugh Jackman has revealed that he is on a high-calorie diet in preparation for the next installment of his hit film franchise, 'Wolverine'.His director Darren Aronofsky ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart turns down Lois Lane role in ‘Superman’


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 3 (ANI): Kristen Stewart has reportedly turned down an offer from Director Zack Snyder to play the role of Lois Lane in the new 'Superman' reboot.According to a source ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson Verbalizes That Sex Scenes With Kristen Stewart In Upcoming ‘Twilight’ Film Were Akin To A Twister


January 19th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): British actor, Robert Pattinson, who has garnered mammoth fame due to his performances in the well-liked ‘Twilight’ series of movies, has asserted that filming sexual ... Read more...

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Diaz says she’d ‘love’ to star in third installment of ‘Charlie’s Angeles’


January 13th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): It seems Cameron Diaz is desperate to reprise her role as Charlie's Angel.The actress is calling on movie bosses to resurrect the 'Charlie's Angeles' film franchise, because ... Read more...

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Elijah Wood to star in ‘The Hobbit’


January 10th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Hollywood actor Elijah Wood is confirmed to star in Peter Jackson's adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" as his "The Lord of the Rings" character Frodo Baggins.The ... Read more...

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Judi Dench voted greatest stage star


December 17th, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Dame Judi Dench, the actress who has played James Bond's boss in the hit film franchise, has been voted the greatest stage star in a poll.The actress, who ... Read more...

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JK Rowling may win Oscar for the latest Potter film


November 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Novelist J. K. Rowling has been credited for the first time as producer on the latest film adaptation of her Harry Potter series, which possibly leaves the author ... Read more...

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows spreads its charm on the box office


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 1” opened strongly this weekend. The movie raced to the No. 1 position of the Box Office with a record ... Read more...

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Twilight star attacked by drunkards at movie convention


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 22 (ANI): Twilight star Bronson Pelletier was attacked by a group of drunken men during a film convention in Birmingham, England.The 24-year-old Canadian, who plays werewolf tribe member Jared in ... Read more...

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Critics divided over ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1′


November 13th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Although most have found the latest Harry Potter instalment to be the best of the lot, critics are however divided in their opinion about it.JK Rowling says that ... Read more...

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Watson looking for source of ‘topless photos circulating her campus’


November 10th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Emma Watson is looking for the source of alleged topless photos circulating her college campus at Brown University.Topless photos of the 20-year-old actress, who plays Hermione Granger in ... Read more...

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‘Transformers 3′ to have intricate aerial scenes


October 30th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): In the first two 'Transformers' films, Shia LaBeouf's character Sam Witwicky was seen battling with deadliest of robots but it seems the third installment will go a step ... Read more...

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Workaholic Watson wants to have more fun


October 20th, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Workaholic "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson wants to have fun but she finds it hard to switch off from her studies, films and fashion designing.Watson plays brainy Hermione ... Read more...

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Milla Jovovich on her career and family life


October 13th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 13 (ANI): 'Resident Evil' star Milla Jovovich has revealed that her life has been pretty hectic despite her thinking that she would take a break from her career after the ... Read more...

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Jackson, Hollywood memorabilia fetches $1 mn in China


October 11th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) An auction of celebrity memorabilia, including late pop legend Michael Jackson's iconic Swarovski crystal glove and a velvet ball gown worn by Princess Diana, has pulled in ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood declined James Bond


September 10th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In a recently released report it has been revealed that Clint Eastwood was offered a chance to play the role of the MI6 super spy James ... Read more...

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Hilary Duff to star in new ‘Spider-Man’?


September 9th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Hollywood actress Hilary Duff has reportedly been spotted with the script of the new "Spider-Man" movie, sparking rumours that she is to appear in the film franchise. ... Read more...

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