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Potter Stars Tackle Christmas Movie

HARRY POTTER & THE DEATHLY HALLOWS stars BILL NIGHY, IMELDA STAUNTON and JIM BROADBENT are reuniting for a new Christmas movie.The British stars have finished filming the two-part epic, which will hit cinema screens later...

January Jones Lines Up X Men: First Class

January Jones has joined the cast of 'X-Men: First Class'. The 'Mad Men' actress is replacing British star Alice Eve in the project as telepath Emma Frost, as she was unable to commit to the...

Mcavoy And Blunt Campaign To Save UK Film Council

More than 50 British actors including JAMES MCAVOY, EMILY BLUNT and BILL NIGHY have teamed up to fight a decision to shut down the UK Film Council (UKFC).The UKFC, which was established to develop and...

Nighy & Frost Backing Charity's $12 Million Bid

Actors BILL NIGHY and NICK FROST are supporting a British charity's $12 million (£8 million) fundraising bid after a "humbling" trip to meet disadvantaged children in Africa.The pair spent time in Kenya to see the...

Emily Blunt Wants British Jokes

Emily Blunt misses British humour.The English actress currently lives in Los Angeles with her fiancé, actor John Krasinski, and admits her US-based friends don't always understand her jokes and phrases.She said: "I love LA. It's...

Bill Nighy Sympathises With Young Actors

Bill Nighy thinks many young actors struggle to make it into showbusiness. The British star - who is currently promoting his new action comedy 'Wild Target' alongside Rupert Grint and Emily Blunt - admits acting...

Rupert Grint's Graveyard Slumber

Rupert Grint once got so drunk that he passed out in a graveyard. The 21-year-old actor - who stars in new comedy 'Wild Target' alongside Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt - admitted he could at...

Rupert Grint's Awkward Nudity

Rupert Grint felt really "uncomfortable" being naked in front of Bill Nighy. The actor - who had to strip off for a scene in the bath in the new comedy 'Wild Target' - admitted he...

Miller, Nighy & Thompson Back Proposed Tax For Bankers

SIENNA MILLER, BILL NIGHY and EMMA THOMPSON are backing a campaign urging the U.K. government to implement a new tax on the country's bankers.Finance workers have been embroiled in controversy in recent months after it...

Nighy To Star In Doctor Who

Actor BILL NIGHY is set to make a cameo in the new series of DOCTOR WHO, according to an internet report.The veteran star will play the curator of a Vincent van Gogh exhibition in the...

Nighy Crippled By Stage Fright

Actor BILL NIGHY suffers from such severe stage fright, he feels physically ill before performing live.The Love Actually star got his start in the theatre, and even once toured in a company with fellow British...

Hats Off For Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy would rather "kill himself" than wear a baseball cap.The 'Love Actually' star insists he never feels the need to disguise himself to avoid being recognised, and insists he is too old to start...

Nighy Won't Watch His Films

Actor BILL NIGHY refuses to watch himself in movies - because he finds the experience "distressing".The Love Actually star has starred in more than 30 films, including the highly successful Pirates of the Caribbean franchise,...

Aykroyd Joins Burke & Hare Film

DAN AYKROYD has signed on to join SIMON PEGG, BILL NIGHY and former DR. WHO DAVID TENNANT in a new film about British graverobbers William Burke and William Hare.Casting has yet to be finalised, but...

Nighy And Quick Are 'Best Friends'

BILL NIGHY is still best friends with former partner DIANA QUICK, even though they split up last year (08) after 27 years together.The Love Actually star and the British actress met in 1981 on the...

Nighy Quit Niece's Film

British actor BILL NIGHY was due to make his first appearance alongside his niece in new movie EVE - but dropped out five days before filming began.The Love Actually star had signed up to the...

Nighy's Five-year Wait For Potter Part

Actor BILL NIGHY has confirmed he is joining the cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS - after five years of trying to land a role in the wizard franchise.The British star will portray...

Nighy Joining Harry Potter Cast?

Actor BILL NIGHY is trading in his pirate's hat for a magician's wand - he's reportedly set to join the cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS.The Brit starred as Davy Jones alongside Johnny...

Bill Nighy: Listening To Pirate Radio Made You An Outlaw

The Boat That Rocked star Bill Nighy has said the Richard Curtis comedy captures the illicit thrill of listening to pirate radio in the 1960s.Nighy plays Quentin, the boss of offshore station Radio Rock in...

By on 31 March 2009

Nighy Opts Out Of Sex Scenes

British actor BILL NIGHY has never filmed a sex scene for a movie - because he is too embarrassed by his body to ever strip off on camera. The 59-year-old star has enjoyed a long and...

Nighy's Dad Missed His Success

BILL NIGHY's continuous acting success has been marred by bittersweet memories of his late father - who would have been so proud of his son's achievements. The Love Actually star has carved out a steady...

Nighy Reconciles With Quick?

LATEST: LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY has sparked rumours of a reconciliation with longterm partner DIANA QUICK after the couple split last week (ends 24Aug08). Actress Quick was reported to have moved out of the couple's...

Nighy And Partner Split?

LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY has reportedly been dumped by his longterm partner. Actress Diana Quick is said to have moved out of the couple's shared London home, ending their 27-year relationship. A source tells...

Nighy Eyes Doctor Who Role

Hollywood actor BILL NIGHY is a big fan of hit British TV series DOCTOR WHO - and would jump at the chance to play the lead role. The Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End...

Affleck In On State Of Play

Ben Affleck is believed to be the latest addition to the cast of political drama State of Play.Brad Pitt has already left the project - an adaptation of Paul Abbott's BBC drama - and due...

By on 19 December 2007

Crowe Replaces Pitt

Russell Crowe has stepped in to replace Brad Pitt in political thriller State of Play, after the Fight Club star withdrew from the project.The part was originated by British actor John Simm in the acclaimed...

By on 04 December 2007

Cage And Buscemi Have G-force

The cast for new Disney movie G-Force looks set to impress, with today's announcement that Nicolas Cage and Steve Buscemi will feature in the film.The Con Air stars join the comedic talents of Arrested Development...

By on 21 November 2007

Lily's "Seen It All"

LDN singer Lily Allen has said she's sure little brother Alfie's got what it takes for his biggest acting role yet, as she's seen it first-hand. Alfie – immortalised in song by his sister on...

By on 29 October 2007

Nighy Defends Co-star Cruise

British actor BILL NIGHY has defended his co-star TOM CRUISE's religious beliefs after filming on their new movie was jeopardised by German authorities' Scientology concerns. Cruise is playing World War II hero Colonel Claus von...

Night Considered Prostitution

British actor BILL NIGHY contemplated selling his body to achieve his dreams of becoming a famous novelist. Nighy fled England for Paris as a youngster to carve out his dream career and follow in the...

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