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‘The Bourne Legacy’ - interesting reboot, but not exciting enough (IANS Movie Review)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Bourne Legacy"; Actors: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton; Director: Tony Gilroy; Rating: ***With a star-laced film being no criteria for success and cinema viewers going fickle to like ... Read more...

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‘Men in Black 4′ confirmed


July 21st, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) After the success of the third instalment of action-comedy "Men In Black", studio bosses have confirmed another part -- and actor Will Smith has reportedly ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie delighted


November 17th, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie, who has been working on her directorial debut "The Land of Blood and Honey" is delighted because the studio bosses have ... Read more...

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Hollywood movies getting conservative: Stone


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone thinks Hollywood movies are getting more conservative because studio bosses are afraid of "offending" anyone."It concerns me that movies seem to be getting ... Read more...

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‘Shakespeare In Love’ to become play


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) British playwright Tom Stoppard has teamed up with Disney studio bosses to adapt his Oscar-winning 1998 romantic comedy "Shakespeare in Love" script into a play.Stoppard, who ... Read more...

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Jews want Gibson out of biblical movie


September 10th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) A Jewish rights group has urged Hollywood studio bosses to axe actor Mel Gibson from a proposed biblical drama about Jewish hero Judah Maccabee.Contactmusic.com reports ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ breaks US midnight box office record


July 16th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2", the final movie of the popular boy wizard, has set a new US box office record after ... Read more...

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Movie buff? Here’s what cinema does to writers (IANS Book Review)


May 17th, 2011 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Popcorn Essayists - What Movies do to Writers"; Compiled and edited by Jai Arjun Singh; Publisher: Tranquebar Press; Price: Rs.395, Pages: 227This collection of essays by well-known Indian authors ... Read more...

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Javier Bardem to star in ‘The Dark Tower’?


April 8th, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) Actor Javier Bardem is in talks to star in a movie trilogy and TV series based on author Stephen King's horror book series "The Dark Tower".The ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman not giving up on his second ‘Wolverine’ movie


March 31st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Hugh Jackman has spoken out to allay fears that his second 'Wolverine' movie is in trouble, claiming it is still on track to be made.The project was thrown ... Read more...

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Harry Potter, Broadway producers battle for Daniel Radcliffe


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 2 (ANI): Actor Daniel Radcliffe's commitment to appear in a Broadway show has clashed with the premiere of the final Harry Potter, leaving producers of the two shows to ... Read more...

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Beyonce, Clint Eastwood to remake ‘A Star is Born’


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Clint Eastwood and Beyonce Knowles are in talks to team-up for a third remake of 'A Star Is Born.'Beyonce is expected to play the lead character of ... Read more...

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Eastwood to remake classic ‘A Star Is Born’


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Legendary actor-filmmaker Clint Eastwood has signed up to direct a remake of classic movie "A Star Is Born".The 1937 original, starring Janet Gaynor and Fredric March, has ... Read more...

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Michelle Williams ‘proud of ‘Blue Valentine’ sex scene’


December 31st, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Michelle Williams has confessed that she's 'proud' of her sex scene with Ryan Gosling in 'Blue Valentine'.The movie was initially stamped with a restrictive NC-17 rating ... Read more...

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X Factor’s Wagner Carrilho in the centre of a drug deal probe


November 28th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) X Factor’s Wagner Carrilho is in the midst of a probe over a drug deal. There are claims that he took part in the drug deal ... Read more...

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Halle Berry not playing Oprah Winfrey in biopic


November 14th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Halle Berry has rubbished reports that she's set to play Oprah Winfrey in a rumoured biopic about the talk show titan's life.Hollywood studio bosses are said to ... Read more...

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Union bosses receive threats over ‘The Hobbit’


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Union bosses and actors at the centre of the recent dispute over J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" have contacted police after receiving death threats in the wake of the ... Read more...

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Matt Damon ‘turns down next Bourne film’


October 11th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11(ANI): Matt Damon has reportedly turned down multi-million pound offers to play superspy Jason Bourne in a fourth movie.Studio bosses have given the green light to a new action thriller ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell wants Katy Perry as ‘X Factor’ judge


September 1st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1 (ANI): 'X Factor' judge Simon Cowell is apparently impressed with Katy Perry's scene-stealing stint as a judge and has offered her a pay-per-show deal.Singer Katy appeared on the ... Read more...

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Google plans pay per view movies on YouTube


August 31st, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London/San Francisco, Aug 30 (DPA) Google is planning to launch a pay-per-view movie section on its popular video site YouTube, according to a report Monday in the Financial Times. The web giant has ... Read more...

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Norton slams studio for ruling him out of ‘Hulk’ sequel


July 13th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Edward Norton has hit back at studio bosses for publicly ruling him out from the sequel of "Incredible Hulk". The actor's representative has branded the official statement from ... Read more...

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Fans will love Andrew Garfield as Spiderman: Marc Webb


July 8th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 08 (ANI): American director Marc Webb is convinced that fans will love actor Andrew Garfield's portrayal of Peter Parker in the next Spiderman movie.Garfield was declared the next Spiderman after ... Read more...

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Nicolas Cage to return for ‘Ghost Rider’ sequel?


June 17th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Troubled Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage might return to play the lead in the sequel to 2007 movie "Ghost Rider". The 46-year-old is in talks with studio bosses to reprise ... Read more...

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Brody’s horror flick sex scene turned off Hollywood


June 4th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Canadian filmmaker Vincenzo Natali took French help to fund his new horror flick Splice after Hollywood studios refused to direct a sex scene between Adrien Brody and a ... Read more...

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Jake Gyllenhaal wants to play American football legend Joe Namath


May 14th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Actor Jake Gyllenhaal wants to play American football legend Joe Namath in the sportsman's biopic.The 'Brokeback Mountain' is apparently working on the screenplay for the film along with ... Read more...

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Pierce Brosnan to reprise role in ‘The Thomas Crown Affair’ sequel


February 24th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Irish actor Pierce Brosnan has revealed that he may be reprising his role in 'The Thomas Crown Affair' sequel.Brosnan, 56, had acted as a high-class art thief in ... Read more...

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Robert Downey Jr quits ‘Cowboys And Aliens’ for Sherlock Holmes sequel


January 13th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr. has walked out of new movie 'Cowboys And Aliens' for Sherlock Holmes sequel.He was to re-team with 'Iron Man' director Jon Favreau for ... Read more...

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Movie bosses looking for Brittany Murphy’s replacement


December 24th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Bosses behind Brittany Murphy's latest movie 'Shrinking Charlotte' have decided to move ahead with the film by finding another actress to tackle the lead role.The 32-year-old was ... Read more...

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Steven Spielberg quits ‘Harvey’ remake project


December 5th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 05 (ANI): Director Steven Spielberg has decided to step out from the remake of classic movie 'Harvey' after failing to find a Hollywood A-lister to play the lead role.Late actor ... Read more...

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Brit film on Nehru-Edwina Mountbatten affair put on hold due to recession


October 21st, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.21 (ANI): Universal Pictures has postponed plans to start filming the adaptation of Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire by the historian Alex von Tunzelmann, ... 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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‘Friends’ movie to hit screens by 2011


October 4th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) The cast of hit sitcom "Friends" are to be reunited once again for a movie version of the successfull series. The six main stars have agreed to move onto ... Read more...

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Posh banned from spraying new perfume in front of allergic Whoopi


September 12th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 12 (ANI): Former Spice Girls member Victoria Beckham has been banned from spraying her new perfume when she promotes it on a US talk show hosted by Whoopi ... Read more...

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Director Gilliam relieved he was rejected by ‘Harry Potter’ producers


September 8th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 8 (ANI): Terry Gilliam is relieved that he failed to become the director of the first 'Harry Potter' movie, for he would hate to work in a film "factory".He ... Read more...

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Baron Cohen to play Eurovision singer in new movie


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) English actor-comedian Sacha Baron Cohen is transforming into a Eurovision singer for his next movie after hit comic creations "Borat" and "Bruno". The funnyman was set to compete as ... Read more...

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