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James McAvoy’s charming ways


February 14th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Hollywood actor James McAvoy owes his successful career to his ability to win over directors and co-stars with his charm during auditions.The 'The Last King of Scotland" actor ... Read more...

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Sasha Baron Cohen to star as Freddie Mercury


September 19th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sasha Baron Cohen is all set to portray the character of Freddie Mercury in an upcoming film. In the past too, he has been instrumental ... Read more...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Roped In To Play Freddie Mercury


September 19th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Queen frontman Freddie Mercury is about to be reincarnated on the screen by the British comic Sacha Baron Cohen. The biopic based ... Read more...

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YouTube’s July 24 videos to be made into film


July 24th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Video-sharing website YouTube has asked people to document one day - July 24 - of their lives, which will be put together to create the world's largest user-generated ... Read more...

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Kevin Macdonald To Direct A Movie On YouTube Videos


July 8th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Scottish director Kevin Macdonald is going to direct a movie titled Life in a Day, which will be based on the videos submitted by the ... Read more...

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Sir Ridley Scott to make ‘Life in a Day’ with YouTube footage


July 7th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Hollywood director Sir Ridley Scott has announced what is believed to be his most ambitious projects- to document a day in the life of the entire planet using ... Read more...

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James McAvoy to play Professor X in latest X-Men movie


May 29th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 29 (ANI): Last King of Scotland star James McAvoy will play the younger version of X-Men's Professor X in the forthcoming 'X-Men: First Class'.The movie will trace the early ... Read more...

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British actor to play Luther King Jr in ‘Selma’


March 17th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) Director Lee Daniels has roped in British actor David Oyelowo to play iconic American activist and leader Martin Luther King Jr. for his civil rights movie "Selma". The ... Read more...

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Secret of James McAvoy ‘period’ success: being “pale and thin”


January 6th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): James McAvoy is convinced that he is offered roles in period films because he is "pale and thin"."People sometimes ask me why I get cast in so many ... Read more...

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Tobey Maguire slams ‘The Hobbit’ rumours


December 17th, 2009 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 16 (IANS) "Spider-Man" star Tobey Maguire has said he is baffled by reports he's set to play the lead role in upcoming movie "The Hobbit" because he hasn't been ... Read more...

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Rahman, Danny Boyle invited to become Oscar voters


July 3rd, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 3 (IANS) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited India's music maestro A.R. Rahman and four other Oscar winners associated with the Academy award ... Read more...

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Forest Whitaker elected to announce Oscar nominations


January 21st, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): American actor Forest Whitaker has been chosen to announce this years Academy Award nominations on January 22.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made the announcement, ... Read more...

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Whitaker visit to Eiffel Tower forces it to be shut down


July 4th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Oscar winning actor Forrest Whitaker was mobbed at the Eiffel Tower and the security was forced to shut it down so that he could see it in peace. ... Read more...

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McAvoy let Jolie take control of kiss scene


June 17th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Scottish actor James McAvoy allowed Angelina Jolie to take 'control' of a kissing scene in their new movie "Wanted". McAvoy admitted that he was nervous about kissing Jolie, ... Read more...

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James McAvoy wasn’t a hit with girls as a teen


February 25th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 25 (ANI): James McAvoy has admitted that he wasn't a hit with girls when he was a teenager.Speaking at a US chat show to host Jay Leno, the 28-year-old Scot ... Read more...

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James McAvoy reveals his worst lie


December 10th, 2007 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
New York , Dec 10 (ANI): "Atonement" star James McAvoy was quite an actor in his childhood, for he once managed to convince his sister he was dead.The 28-year-old actor confessed that ... Read more...

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James McAvoy bags Best Actor Award at BAFTA Scotland


November 19th, 2007 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
London, November 19 (ANI): James McAvoy was honoured with the Best Actor Award at the BAFTA Scotland award ceremony, held in Glasgow's City Halls on Monday night.He was awarded in recognition of ... Read more...

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‘The Queen’ leads EFA nominations


November 14th, 2007 - 8:29 am ICT by admin
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