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Willem Dafoe's Praise For Robert Eggers

Willem Dafoe signed up to 'The Lighthouse' because he wanted to work with Robert Eggers.The four-time Academy Award nominee was a huge fan of Egger's 2016 movie 'The Witch' and jumped at the change to collaborated with the director on...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 December 2019

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Ryan Reynolds Thought He Was Going To Die During 6 Underground Car Chase

Ryan Reynolds thought he was ''gonna die'' shooting '6 Underground'.The 43-year-old actor stars as One in Michael Bay's upcoming vigilante blockbuster, and though he enjoyed shooting the action scenes, he was terrified during one particular car chase.He told Empire magazine:...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 December 2019

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Jennifer Hudson Wants Moggy Named After Cats Character

Jennifer Hudson wants to name a new pet after her 'Cats' character.The 38-year-old singer-and-actress - who plays Grizabella in the star studded moggy musical - already has pomeraians Oscar and Grammy, named after her awards successes, and another dog called...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 December 2019

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Power Rangers Reboot Being Developed

A 'Power Rangers' reboot is being developed at Paramount.Jonathan Entwistle - who created the Netflix series 'The End of the F**king World' - is in early negotiations to direct the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter.The 90s TV series was...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 December 2019

Florence Pugh Won't Be Taking On The Role Of Black Widow

Florence Pugh will not be taking on the role of 'Black Widow'.The 23-year-old star plays Yelena Belova in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and although her character takes over from original Black Widow Natasha Romanoff - who is played by...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 December 2019

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Rebel Wilson Admits Telling Rude Jokes On Cats Set

Rebel Wilson says the cast of 'Cats' tried to put rude jokes in the film.The 39-year-old actress stars in the upcoming film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical and is joined in the cast by the likes of Sir Ian...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 December 2019

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Brad Pitt: Troy Made Me Rethink My Career

Brad Pitt says 'Troy' inspired him to rethink his career.The 55-year-old actor starred as Achilles in the 2004 movie, but has admitted that the project inspired him to work with stronger directors with deeper storytelling, as he didn't like the...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 December 2019

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Kristen Bell Knew Frozen II Would Be Successful

Kristen Bell knew that 'Frozen II' would be successful.The recently released sequel has already outperformed its predecessor at the box office and set the record for the biggest global opening for an animated film, and Kristen - who voices Anna...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 December 2019

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Shazam Sequel Confirmed

'Shazam! 2' has been confirmed for release.Zachary Levi is reportedly back on board to star in the superhero for a second adventure, which Warner Bros. have announced will be released on 1 April, 2022.Confusion about 'Shazam! 2' was sparked earlier...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 December 2019

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Cats Producers Defend Trailer

Two 'Cats' producers have shot to the defence of the movie's trailer. Eric Fellner has put a positive spin on the backlash, by pointing out 100 million people have watched the teaser for the big screen adaptation of the musical,...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 December 2019

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Alex Brightman To Star As John Belushi In Biopic

Broadway star Alex Brightman has reportedly been cast as John Belushi in a new biopic.According to website Collider, the 32-year-old stage actor is to play the late comedy legend in the project, which is set to be directed by The...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 December 2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger To Meet Marvel Critic Martin Scorsese

Bob Iger is planning a meeting with Martin Scorsese.The legendary filmmaker sparked debate earlier this year when he dismissed Marvel movies - which are now owned and made under the Disney umbrella - as ''not cinema'' and compared them to...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 December 2019

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Richard E. Grant Hints At Major Plot Twist In The Rise Of Skywalker

Richard E. Grant has hinted that there is a major plot twist in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'.Disney and Lucasfilm have kept the plot details for 'The Rise of Skywalker' a closely guarded secret, but Richard - who plays...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 December 2019

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Gal Gadot Explains Why Wonder Woman Won't Have Weapons In The Sequel

Gal Gadot has explained why 'Wonder Woman' will not carry weapons in the upcoming sequel.The DC Comics character carried a sword in the first blockbuster but in 'Wonder Woman 1984' she is seen fighting with her Lasso of Truth, Magical...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 December 2019

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Oscar Isaac Teases 'nightmarish And Shocking' Dune

Oscar Isaac has described Denis Villeneuve's take on sci-fi classic 'Dune' as ''nightmarish and brutalist''.The 'Ex Machine' actor is set to play Duke Leto Atreides in the 2020 big screen adaptation of Frank Herbert's classic novel, and he has teased...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 December 2019

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Pierce Brosnan Joins Cinderella

Pierce Brosnan has joined the cast of 'Cinderella'. The 66-year-old actor is set to star in Sony's re-imagining of the classic fairy tale as the resident king. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Brosnan will play the father of Prince Robert,...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 December 2019

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Margot Robbie Believes Birds Of Prey Will Show A Personal Side To Harley Quinn

Margot Robbie believes 'Birds of Prey' will show a more ''personal side'' to Harley Quinn.The 29-year-old actress reprises her role as the Batman villain in the spin-off to 'Suicide Squad' and revealed that the film will delve into the character's...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 December 2019

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Home Alone Reboot Cast Members Revealed

Archie Yates, Ellie Kemper and Rob Delaney will star in the 'Home Alone' reboot.Archie, 11, who has won praise for his performance in Taika Waititi's satirical comedy 'Jojo Rabbit', will not be playing Macaulay Culkin's beloved character Kevin McAllister, but...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 December 2019

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Eddie Murphy Has Gone 'above And Beyond' For Coming 2 America

Eddie Murphy has gone ''above and beyond'' for 'Coming 2 America'.The 'Dolemite Is My Name' star will reprise his role as Prince Akeem in the film, which has been released 32 years after the original and believes fans won't be...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 December 2019

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Quentin Tarantino Hints At Kill Bill 3

Quentin Tarantino has hinted at the possibility of 'Kill Bill 3'.The legendary filmmaker revealed that he has met with star Uma Thurman and claims that a third film is ''definitely in the cards''.During an appearance on 'Andy Cohen Live', Tarantino...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 December 2019

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Jack Black Forgot He Starred In Christmas Classic The Holiday

Jack Black forgot that he starred in 'The Holiday'.The 'School of Rock' star was asked what his favourite Christmas movie is, and he replied with 2003's 'Elf' at first, before being told that he was part of Nancy Meyer's 2006...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 December 2019

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Jumanji: The Next Level Producer Teases Film 'universe'

The 'Jumanji: The Next Level' team are building a movie ''universe''.Producer Hiram Garcia has opened up about the big screen blockbuster - which stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan and Jack Black - and he explained how both the...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 December 2019

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Jonathan Groff Joins Matrix Cast

Jonathan Groff has joined the cast of the new 'Matrix' film.The 'Frozen 2' star joins the likes of Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss, who reprise their roles as Neo and Trinity respectively, and new faces including Neil Patrick Harris, Jessica...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 December 2019

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Adam Sandler Doesn't Believe Any Of His Films Flops

Adam Sandler doesn't consider any of his movies to be flops.The 53-year-old actor - who has dedicated much of his career to comedy - has admitted that he loves ''every movie'' he's worked on and has never considered any of...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 December 2019

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David Arquette Would Jump At Chance To Return For Scream 5

David Arquette would love to reprise his role as Officer Dewey Riley in the fifth 'Scream' film.The 48-year-old actor says he's not yet been contacted by Gary Barber's Spyglass Media Group, who are developing the first 'Scream' film since 2011,...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 December 2019

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John Boyega Didn't Agree With The Creative Choices In The Last Jedi

John Boyega didn't agree with some of the creative choices made in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 27-year-old actor, who plays Finn in the sci-fi franchise, has admitted he was sceptical of certain decisions director Rian Johnson made on 'Episode...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 December 2019

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Patty Jenkins Has Story For Wonder Woman 3

A story is in place for 'Wonder Woman 3', according to Patty Jenkins.Gal Gadot is reprising her role as the titular DC Comics superhero in 'Wonder Woman 1984' but director Patty already has an idea in mind for the third...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 December 2019

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Daisy Ridley Doesn't See Herself As Main Star Wars Hero

Daisy Ridley doesn't think she's ''the hero'' of 'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker'.The 27-year-old actress has played Rey throughout the new trilogy - which will conclude with the Skywalker saga's ninth and final instalment this month - and despite taking...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 December 2019

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge Wasn't Hired For Bond Just To Help With 'the Ladies'

Phoebe Waller-Bridge says she was not hired for 'No Time to Die' just to help with the female characters. The 34-year-old star was enlisted to help with the writing on the forthcoming James Bond movie - which will be Daniel...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 December 2019

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Marriage Story Leads Golden Globes Nods

'Marriage Story' has received six nominations at the 2020 Golden Globes.The drama film, which stars Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson and is directed by Noah Baumbach, wowed with an impressive six nods on Monday (09.12.19) including Best Motion Picture -...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 December 2019

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Sally Potter To Be Honoured At The London Critics' Circle Film Awards

Sally Potter is to receive the top honour at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards. The director, whose credits include the 'Orlando' and 'The Tango Lesson', will receive the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film.Sally describes the award as...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 December 2019

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Karen Gillan Hasn't Been Approached About The Mask Reboot

Karen Gillan claims she has not been approached about starring a remake of 'The Mask' but admits it is one of her ''favourite'' movies.Mike Richardson - the founder of dark Horse Comics who created the character - has teased that...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 December 2019

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Harvey Keitel Doesn't Want A Life Achievement Oscar

Harvey Keitel doesn't want to win a lifetime achievement award at the Academy Awards.The 'Reservoir Dogs' star has never won an Oscar, although he was nominated as Best Supporting Actor for his role in 'Bugsy' in 1992, and he doesn't...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 December 2019

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George Miller Believes It Is Unfair To Criticise Superhero Films

George Miller believes it is unfair to criticise superhero films.The 'Mad Max' director feels than cinema is a ''broad church'' and enjoys the storytelling that takes place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.George told Deadline: ''I watch all of them. To...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 December 2019

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Anna Kendrick Had To Learn To Ice Skate For Noelle Role

Anna Kendrick had to learn how to ice skate for her role in 'Noelle'.The 'Pitch Perfect' star plays Santa Claus' daughter in the Disney+ film and told director Marc Lawrence that she was a confident skater.However, her skills weren't as...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 December 2019

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The Conjuring 3 Title And Release Date Unveiled

'The Conjuring 3' title has been announced. The third instalment of the popular horror franchise will be called 'The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It' and will be released in September 2020, Warner Bros. have confirmed.A tweet on the...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 December 2019

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Rian Johnson Explains Why Knives Out Needed All-star Cast

Rian Johnson needed 'Knives Out' to have big names to replicate the 'whodunit' movies he grew up watching.The 45-year-old filmmaker explained how movies like 'Murder on the Orient Express' would feel like an ''event'' when they hit the big screen,...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 December 2019

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The Irishman Leads 2019 Critics' Choice Awards Nominations

'The Irishman' leads the 2019 Critics' Choice Awards nominations with 14 nods.The crime drama - which was directed by Martin Scorsese and stars Robert De Niro and Al Pacino - has dominated the film categories for the upcoming awards show,...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 December 2019

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John Boyega Wants To Make Movies Like Get Out

John Boyega was jealous of Daniel Kaluuya's role in 'Get Out'.John, 27, has long been an admirer of fellow Londoner Daniel, 30, and once waited to meet him after a theatre performance when he was an aspiring actor and he...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 December 2019

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Jennifer Lopez 'loved' Working With Constance Wu

Jennifer Lopez loved working with Constance Wu in 'Hustlers'.The 50-year-old actress stars alongside Constance, 37, in the crime drama film, and despite reports to the contrary, Jennifer has insisted she relished the experience of starring alongside the 'Crazy Rich Asians'...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 December 2019

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Black Adam 'could Reshape Comic Book Movies'

The 'Black Adam' movie could help to ''reshape'' what a comic book film is.The upcoming DC movie will star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson as the titular character, and cinematographer Lawrence Sher - who previously worked on the Todd Phillips-directed 'Joker'...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 December 2019

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Rian Johnson Loved Speed Of 'Knives Out' Filming

Rian Johnson loved how ''fast'' it was to film 'Knives Out' compared to 'Star Wars'.The filmmaker had just finished working on 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' when he moved onto the modern murder mystery movie and admitted it was really...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 December 2019

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Daisy Ridley Turned Down Movie Role After Getting 'weird Vibe' From Director

Daisy Ridley turned down a movie role after getting a ''weird vibe'' off the director.The 27-year-old actress revealed that she was passionate about the script but decided not to sign on to the project because of a bad feeling about...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 December 2019

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Stephen Graham: Vulnerable And Volatile Characters Are A 'gift'

Stephen Graham believes that playing volatile characters is a ''gift''.The 'This Is England' star has played a number of troubled characters over his career - including Joseph in TV drama 'The Virtues' - but he insisted he loves playing them,...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 December 2019

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Himesh Patel Feels Privileged

Himesh Patel thinks it is a ''privilege'' to have had such a ''whirlwind'' year.The 'Yesterday' hitmaker has been so busy over the last 12 months but he sees that as a really positive thing.Speaking to HeyUGuys, he said: ''It's been...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 December 2019

Peter Sarsgaard To Star In The Batman

Peter Sarsgaard is set to star in 'The Batman'. The 48-year-old actor has been cast in Matt Reeves' upcoming movie, which will star Robert Pattinson as Batman, and it has been speculated that he could play Harvey Dent, the District...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 December 2019

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Kevin Hart Says Jumanji: The Next Level Cast Brought Their A-game

Kevin Hart says the cast ''brought their A-game'' to 'Jumanji: The Next Level'.The 'Night School' actor reprises his role as Franklin 'Mouse' Finbar in the film and he's heaped praised on his incredible cast mates, including Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson,...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 December 2019

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Cary Joji Fukunaga Tried To Persuade Grace Jones To Make James Bond Return

'No Time to Die' director Cary Joji Fukunaga tried to persuade Grace Jones to return to the franchise.The 42-year-old filmmaker revealed he took a snorkelling trip in Jamaica with the singer, who appeared alongside Roger Moore in 1985's 'A View...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 December 2019

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Scarlett Johansson Congratulated By Chris Evans For Black Widow Film

Scarlett Johansson says her 'Avengers' co-star Chris Evans was one of the first people to congratulate her when the trailer for 'Black Widow' came out.The 35-year-old actress plays the titular character in her first standalone movie in the Marvel Cinematic...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 December 2019

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Leia Has Important Role In The Rise Of Skywalker

General Leia Organa has an important role in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker', according to director J.J. Abrams.The iconic character - known as Princess Leia in the original trilogy - appears in the final sequel despite the death of...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 December 2019

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