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‘Jack Ryan different from other spy characters’


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Chris Pine says his role in upcoming action thriller "Jack Ryan" is different than other spy characters.The 32-year-old, will be playing the lead role ... Read more...

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Christopher Plummer wins best supporting actor


February 27th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) At 82, Christopher Plummer is said to be the oldest person to have won an Oscar as he took home the golden statuette for his ... Read more...

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‘My Week With Marilyn’ - layered, poignant (IANS Movie Review)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Film: "My Week With Marilyn"; Actors: Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Redmayne, Emma Watson, Judi Dench, Dominic Cooper; Director: Simon Curtis; Rating: **** Little lost souls we all are - ... Read more...

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‘Thor’ - Hollywood extravaganza at its shiniest best (IANS Movie Review)


April 29th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Thor"; Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman; Director: Kenneth Branagh; Rating: *** 1/2It will go down in history as the most elaborately planned movie franchisee, spanning years and different ... Read more...

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Royal Shakespeare Company to sell thousands of costumes


January 16th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.16 (ANI): The Royal Shakespeare Company is to sell thousands of its costumes worn by actors, including David Tennant and Sir Ian McKellen. Over 10,000 items will go on sale ... Read more...

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Chris Hemsworth Shines As ‘Thor’ In The Movie Trailer


December 11th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marvel studio is going to unleashing one more superhero flick next year following the success of the two 'Iron Man' films. However, the new movie that ... Read more...

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‘Thor’ is like Shakespearean play: Director


October 12th, 2010 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Actor-director Kenneth Branagh has claimed he took on the job of directing superhero movie "Thor" because it reminded him of a Shakespeare play.Branagh - best known for ... Read more...

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Michelle Williams To Play Marilyn Monroe In ‘My Week With Marilyn’


October 11th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actress Michelle Williams has been roped in to play Marilyn Monroe in an upcoming film, claims some reports from Hollywood. According to the producers of the ... Read more...

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Zeta-Jones cuts short trip for cancer-stricken hubby


October 1st, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones cut short her trip to Wales to be at the side of her husband Michael Douglas, sparking off fears over the health of the ... Read more...

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Zeta-Jones turns down Vivien Leigh role to spend time with ill hubby


October 1st, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Catherine Zeta-Jones has apparently turned down several movie roles, including the chance to portray Vivien Leigh, to spend more time with cancer-stricken husband Michael Douglas.The Oscar-winning actress ... Read more...

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Emma Watson to star in Marilyn Monroe movie


September 25th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): Emma Watson has accepted her first film role after the Potter franchise.The 20-year-old actress has signed on to star in an upcoming movie about Marilyn Monroe.'My Week ... Read more...

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Emma Watson to star in ‘Marilyn’ movie?


September 24th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Hollywood actress Emma Watson is in negotiations to play a role in "My Week With Marilyn" opposite Kenneth Branagh and Michelle Williams. The 20-year-old actress, who played Hermione ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman took on ‘Thor’ to work with Kenneth Branagh


September 8th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 8 (ANI): Actress Natalie Portman agreed to play the lead role in 'Thor' because Kenneth Branagh is sitting in the director's chair.Portman was all set to turn down an audition ... Read more...

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‘Thor’ Being Readied For 2011 Release


July 25th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first images of the upcoming movie Thor have been published on the web and the reactions are pouring in. It will star the hunky actor ... Read more...

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Bafta triumph for ‘The Thick of It’


June 7th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Bafta TV awards 2010 declared the series 'The Thick of It' as the winner of the TV Baftas with three trophies - including the best sitcom award.The fly-on-the-wall ... Read more...

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Work saved Emma Thompson from depression


March 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): Actress Emma Thompson says work saved her from depression during difficult times.The Oscar winner, 50, has opened up about her life and how she began suffering from depression."I ... Read more...

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Work saved me from depression: Emma Thompson


March 29th, 2010 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) British actress Emma Thompson has revealed she suffered from depression as her marriage to Kenneth Branagh fell apart but working on the screenplay of her film "Sense and ... Read more...

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Charlize Theron breaks up with Stuart Townsend


January 31st, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Oscar winner Charlize Theron's nine-year romance with Irish actor Stuart Townsend, considered one of the most stable unions in show business, has come to an end. The actress ... Read more...

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Anthony Hopkins turns comic book superhero for new film


October 30th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Sir Anthony Hopkins is all set to become a comic book star, after he was signed to play Thor's father in Marvel Studio's new blockbuster.The 'Silence of The ... Read more...

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How to make a marriage work successfully, by Emma Thompson


October 15th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Brit actress Emma Thompson has given out tips on how one can make a marriage work successfully.Thompson, 50, who divorced Kenneth Branagh in 1995 and later married Greg ... Read more...

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Irish Actor Brendan Gleeson Shines At Emmys


September 21st, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, September 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Irish actor Brendan Gleeson returned home on Sunday with a smile on his face. The actor took away an Emmy Award for "outstanding ... Read more...

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Roger Moore, David Niven never discussed James Bond’s role


September 2nd, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2 (ANI): Brit actor Sir Roger Moore has revealed that even though he was very close pals with late actor David Niven, and both had acted in James Bond ... Read more...

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Will ‘Harry Potter’ stars still have magical careers after the series ends?


July 18th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 18 (ANI): Box office analysts say that young 'Harry Potter' actors, whom the film series has earned a lot of attention, have a major challenge before them - ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman to star in ‘Thor’


July 14th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Natalie Portman has been cast as the female lead in 'Thor, Marvel Studios' adaptation of its comic book.The 28-year-old Portman has been cast as Jane Foster, who was ... Read more...

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Kenneth Branagh casts doubt on Shakespeare


May 3rd, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 03 (ANI): Kenneth Branagh, who has been Oscar nominated three times for his work on Shakespearian films, has cast doubt on true identity of the author of the plays to ... Read more...

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British Academy Television Arawds nominees


March 24th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
ACTORStephen Dillane The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall C4 Jason Isaacs The Curse of Steptoe BBC Four Ken Stott Hancock and Joan BBC Four Ben Whishaw Criminal Justice BBC OneACTRESSJune Brown EastEnders BBC One Anna Maxwell Martin Poppy Shakespeare C4 Maxine Peake Hancock and Joan BBC Four Andrea Riseborough Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk ... Read more...

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Cate Blanchett named best reel-life royal


March 6th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Cate Blancett has been named the best on-screen monarch for her portrayal of English royal Elizabeth I, in a new poll.The Oscar-winner topped the lovefilm.com survey, held ... Read more...

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David Tennants comeback as Hamlet named Theatre Event of the Year


February 16th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Scottish actor David Tennants comeback to stage as Hamlet was named the event of the year at an award ceremony.Nearly 35000 people took part in the Whatsonstage.com ... Read more...

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Judi Dench, DiCaprio to enter Shakespeare Hall Of Fame


February 5th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Dame Judi Dench and Leonardo DiCaprio are among the few stars who have been selected to be inducted into a new Hall Of Fame dedicated to William ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to appear on Jonathan Ross” comeback chat show


January 14th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tom Cruise is set to appear on Jonathan Ross'' comeback TV chat show.It was believed that the Mission Impossible star had previously refused to be ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise, cast of Valkyrie lightened up poking fun at Hitler on set


December 18th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 18 (ANI): Top Gun star Tom Cruise along with the cast of the movie Valkyrie have revealed that they lifted their mood on the set of the anti-Hitler ... Read more...

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Sir Michael Caine bags award for five decades of famous film roles


November 17th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): English actor Michael Caine was honoured at the Variety Clubs 56th annual Showbusiness awards on November 16 for his five decades of famous film roles.Caine, 75, who ... Read more...

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Cruises Valkyrie” hit by PS6m lawsuit from injured extras


August 26th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Tom Cruises film Valkyrie'' has suffered another setback - extras on the film are allegedly threatening to sue movie bosses over on-set injuries.The film, which has been ... Read more...

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Kate Beckinsales time as “sex-bomb” is over


March 27th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): British actress Kate Beckinsale has vowed to never do glamorous movie roles anymore, as she declares that her time as a "sex-bomb" is over.Beckinsales career as an ... Read more...

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