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Sophie Turner: Don't Expect Superhero Tropes In Dark Phoenix

Sophie Turner insists 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' isn't a traditional superhero movie.The 23-year-old actress returns as Jean Grey for the latest installment of the comic book franchise but she feels it is very different to the other films in the series.She...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 June 2019

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Kid Cudi Cast In Bill And Ted Reboot

Kid Cudi has been cast in the 'Bill & Ted' reboot.The 35-year-old rapper - who has sold more than 16 million records as a solo artist - is set to star alongside Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter in the much-anticipated...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 June 2019

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Chris Hemsworth Loves Acting With Tessa Thompson

Chris Hemsworth loves working with ''incredibly talented'' Tessa Thompson.The 35-year-old actor has reunited with his 'Thor: Ragnarok' co-star in 'Men In Black: International' and he simply was thrilled to get the chance to showcase their on-screen ''chemistry'' once again.Speaking to...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 June 2019

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Sienna Miller: I Have An Intuitive Reaction To Scripts

Sienna Miller has an ''intuitive reaction to scripts''.The 37-year-old actress has admitted to making instantaneous judgements on film scripts, deciding whether or not to accept a role within moments of reading her prospective lines.She shared: ''I have a pretty intuitive...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 June 2019

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Michael B. Jordan Inspired By His Dad

Michael B. Jordan's role model is his dad.The 'Creed' star is ''constantly'' comparing himself to his father and admitted his dad Michael A. Jordan inspires him every day.Speaking to HELLO! magazine, he said: ''It's hard for me to really choose...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 June 2019

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Himesh Patel Is 'proud' Of Yesterday Character

Himesh Patel is ''proud'' his 'Yesterday' character isn't defined by his ethnicity.The 28-year-old actor plays singer/songwriter Jack Malik, the only person on the planet to be aware of The Beatles, in Danny Boyle's new movie and he's glad that his...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 June 2019

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Simon Kinberg Bemoans Dark Phoenix's Release Date

Simon Kinberg thinks 'Dark Phoenix' was undermined by its release date being moved around.The 45-year-old filmmaker helmed the new, much-maligned superhero movie, and has suggested that uncertainty over its release date damaged its box-office performance.Speaking to KCRW's 'The Business' podcast,...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 June 2019

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Chris Hemsworth Reveals His Career Regrets

Chris Hemsworth ''disliked'' filming some of his earliest movie projects.The 35-year-old actor has teamed up with Tessa Thompson to star in the much-hyped 'Men in Black: International' and while he relished the experience of working on the F. Gary Gray-directed...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 June 2019

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Randall Park 'can't Believe' Keanu Reeves Agreed To Feature In His Film

Randall Park ''can't believe'' Keanu Reeves agreed to appear in 'Always Be My Maybe'. The 45-year-old actor recently starred alongside Ali Wong in Netflix's new romantic comedy, which follows childhood sweethearts Marcus Kim and Sasha Tran and who reconnect after...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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The Dead Don't Die Director 'loves' Working With Bill Murray

'The Dead Don't Die' director Jim Jarmusch ''loves'' working with Bill Murray because The 66-year-old filmmaker has praised the Hollywood legend for his ''hilarious'' performance in the upcoming zombie comedy film, which he wrote and directed and follows a group...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Dave Bautista Keen To Play Bane In The Batman

Dave Bautista wants to play Bane in 'The Batman'. The 50-year-old wrestler-turned-actor revealed would be up for playing the DC Comics villain in Matt Reeves' upcoming blockbuster after a fan on Twitter suggested he would be a great choice to...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Imogen Poots To Star In Black Christmas Reboot

Universal and Blumhouse Productions are remaking 'Black Christmas' with Imogen Poots starring. The 30-year-old actress - who is best known for her roles as Tammy in the 2007 horror film '28 Weeks Later' and Linda Keith in the 2013 Jimi...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Reinaldo Marcus Green To Direct Will Smith's King Richard

Reinaldo Marcus Green is on board to direct Will Smith's 'King Richard'.The 'Monsters and Men' filmmaker is set to helm Warner Bros new film about Venus Williams and Serena Williams with Smith, 50, playing the tennis great's father, Richard Williams....

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Elizabeth Banks Wanted Movie About Working Women

Elizabeth Banks agreed to reboot 'Charlie's Angels' because she wanted to make a movie about ''women at work''.The 45-year-old actress has taken the help on the upcoming action film - which stars Kristen Stewart, Ella Balinska and Naomi Scott -...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Tom Hanks Realised Toy Story Legacy During Disneyland Visit

Tom Hanks says visiting Disneyland with his grown-up daughter made him realise how iconic 'Toy Story' is.The Hollywood star has reprised his memorable role of cowboy doll Woody for the fourth time in the new animated movie, and his daughter...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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John Krasinski And Emily Blunt Eyed For Fantastic Four Reboot

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt are being eyed for Marvel's 'Fantastic Four' reboot. The 39-year-old actor and his wife Emily, 36, are being considered to play Reed Richards and Sue Storm in the forthcoming remake of the 2005 superhero film...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Paul Walter Hauser Joins The Ballad Of Richard Jewell

Paul Walter Hauser has joined Clint Eastwood's 'The Ballad of Richard Jewell'.The 32-year-old actor-and-comedian - who is best known for his roles as Shawn Eckhardt in 'I, Tonya' and Ivanhoe in Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' - will play the titular character...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Spice Girls Movie In The Works With 'whole Band Involved'

A new Spice Girls movie is in the works - and the whole band are said to be involved. The girl group - made up of Geri Horner, Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Mel B and Mel C - are working...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Chris Hemsworth Helped Tom Holland Land Spider-Man

Chris Hemsworth ''made a call'' to help Tom Holland land the role of Spider-Man.The 'Thor: Ragnarok' actor did his best to back his 23-year-old pal by reassuring Marvel bosses that his friend is ''one of the most talented'' people he'd...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Rick And Morty Creator Wants To Make A Film Of The Cartoon

Justin Roiland wants to make a 'Rick and Morty' film. The 39-year-old animator - who co-created and produced the Adult Swim cartoon with 'Community' creator Dan Harmon as well as voicing the show's titular characters- teased that he would ''love''...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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Mindy Kaling 'spoken To Marvel' About Ms Marvel Film

Mindy Kaling has ''spoken to Marvel'' about developing a Ms. Marvel film. The 39-year-old actress has been in contact with the studio about the possibility of giving Ms. Marvel aka Kamala Khan - a 16-year-old Pakistani-American superhero from New Jersey...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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Mark Hamill Was 'intimidated' By Chucky Role In New Child's Play

Mark Hamill was ''intimidated'' to voice Chucky in 'Child's Play'.The 67-year-old actor will bring to life the murderous doll in the upcoming reboot of the horror franchise and confessed that he hasn't been so nervous to portray a character since...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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Robert Pattinson Drops Out Of The Souvenir Sequel

Robert Pattinson has dropped out of 'The Souvenir' sequel due to scheduling conflicts. The 33-year-old actor has pulled out of the follow up to Joanna Hogg's 2019 indie-drama which is expected to start shooting next month as he's too busy...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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John Cleese Joins Clifford The Big Red Dog Live-adaptation

John Cleese and Sienna Guillory have joined the live-adaptation of 'Clifford the Big Red Dog'. The 79-year-old actor is set to star alongside Sienna, 44, in Paramount's re-imagining of the American children's book series, first published in 1963 and written...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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Laura Linney Doubts There Will Be A Love Actually Sequel

Laura Linney has admitted she would be ''surprised'' if a proper 'Love Actually' sequel went ahead.The 55-year-old actress portrayed Sarah in the 2003 rom-com classic and although a mini-sequel aired for Red Nose Day in 2017, the 'Ozark' star has...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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Ed Sheeran's Wife Set For Yesterday Cameo

Ed Sheeran's wife will reportedly appear with him in 'Yesterday'.The 'Shape of You' hitmaker landed a role in Danny Boyle's upcoming movie - which follows a struggling songwriter Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) who, after an accident, ends up in a...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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Margot Robbie Wore Sharon Tate's Earrings For Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Margot Robbie wore a pair of Sharon Tate's earrings when filming 'Once Upon a Time In Hollywood'. Quentin Tarantino's upcoming ninth film is set in Los Angeles in 1969 and follows struggling actor Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Chloe Sevigny Believes The Dead Don't Die Mirrors Reality

Chloe Sevigny thinks her new film 'The Dead Don't Die' mirrors real life.The 44-year-old actress stars alongside Adam Driver, Bill Murray and Selena Gomez in the upcoming zombie comedy film, directed-and- written by Jim Jarmusch which follows a group of...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Quentin Tarantino Says Thor: Ragnarok Is His Favourite Marvel Film

Quentin Tarantino thinks 'Thor: Ragnarok' is the best Marvel film. The 56-year-old director hasn't totally kept up to date with superhero films in the last few years but he has been catching up with movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Netflix Aquires The Division With Jessica Chastain And Jake Gyllenhaal

Netflix has acquired 'The Division' starring Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal. The streaming service has bought distribution to Ubisoft's adaptation of Tom Clancy's 2016 video game with the 'Dark Phoenix' star and 'Brokeback Mountain' actor attached to star and produce...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Chris O'Dowd And Melissa McCarthy Sign On For The Starling

Chris O'Dowd and Melissa McCarthy are to appear in 'The Starling'.The 39-year-old actor is set to reunite with his 'St. Vincent' co-star Melissa, 48, in the upcoming comedy-drama, which is being directed by Ted Melfi.The project previously had Keanu Reeves...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Sam Rockwell Cast In The Ballad Of Richard Jewell

Sam Rockwell has joined the cast of 'The Ballad Of Richard Jewell'.The 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' star is set to portray the attorney defending police officer and security guard Jewell after he is wrongly accused of planting the bomb...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Bo Burnham Joins Sesame Street Movie

Bo Burnham has joined the upcoming 'Sesame Street' movie.The 'Eighth Grade' director is said to be lined up to contribute songs to the upcoming Warner Bros. adaptation of the popular children's show.The 28-year-old comedian is the latest big name to...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Paul Feig Reveals Why He Made All-female Ghostbusters

Paul Feig says he rebooted 'Ghostbusters' with an all-female cast as they were the ''funniest people'' he knew at the time. The 56-year-old director revealed that the reason he chose Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones to...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 June 2019

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Chris Hemsworth Had 'anxiety' About Finding Work Early In Career

Chris Hemsworth was ''full of anxiety'' about finding work early on in his career. The 35-year-old hunk - who is best known for playing Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films and will next be seen on screen as Agent...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 June 2019

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Jaume Collet-Serra To Helm Black Adam Film

Jaume Collet-Serra is set to direct Dwayne Johnson's 'Black Adam' movie. Dwayne is playing Black Adam in an upcoming movie based upon the character, who is a recurring enemy of superhero Shazam in the comic book series, and now filmmaker...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 June 2019

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Tom Hanks: My Final Toy Story Scenes Are Profound

Tom Hanks says his final scenes in 'Toy Story 4' are ''pretty profound''. The 62-year-old actor has voiced cowboy doll Woody in Disney-Pixar's beloved animated saga since the original 1995 movie and he has revealed that although he tried to...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 June 2019

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Bryan Cranston Teases Walter White Breaking Bad Return Is Possible

Bryan Cranston says his 'Breaking Bad' alter ego Walter White ''could'' be brought back from the dead in a dream sequence for the movie sequel.The Tony Award-winner portrayed the chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin in the hit TV series, which...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 June 2019

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Tim Allen Told To 'stick To The Script' For Toy Story 4

Tim Allen wasn't allowed to improvise on 'Toy Story 4'.The 65-year-old actor has voiced space ranger action figure Buzz Lightyear since the original 1995 movie in Pixar's beloved animated saga, and while he used to ''ad lib'' some of the...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 June 2019

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Simon Kinberg Reveals Story Behind Dark Phoenix Ending

'Dark Phoenix's original ending was strikingly similar to 'Captain America: Civil War', according to director Simon Kinberg.The 45-year-old filmmaker has admitted that the original finale to the new X-Men film shared a lot in common with that of the 2016...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 June 2019

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Kevin Hart Working On Scrooged Remake

Kevin Hart is working on a 'Scrooged' remake.The 39-year-old actor is said to be partnering with Paramount Pictures for a remake of the 1988 classic Christmas comedy movie 'Scrooged', which starred Bill Murray in the leading role.According to Variety magazine,...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 June 2019

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Emma Thompson Is A Comedic Force, Says Director

Emma Thompson is a true ''comedic force'', according to director Nisha Ganatra.The 44-year-old filmmaker relished working with the award-winning actress on the new comedy-drama 'Late Night', saying the film showcases Emma's broad array of talents.Asked about the experience of working...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 June 2019

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John Cena Officially Cast In Fast And Furious 9

John Cena has officially joined the cast of 'Fast and Furious 9'.The 42-year-old actor and professional wrestler was believed to be joining the lineup for the upcoming movie back in April when star of the series Vin Diesel teased his...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 June 2019

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Hugh Jackman Was Almost Fired From X-Men

Hugh Jackman was almost fired from 'X-Men'. Although the 50-year-old actor played Wolverine for 16 years and now holds the Guinness World Record for ''longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero'', he has admitted that he nearly lost the role...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 June 2019

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Emma Thompson Instantly Fell In Love With Late Night Script

Emma Thompson instantly wanted to star in 'Late Night'.The 60-year-old actress was drawn to the role of talk show host Katherine Newbury right away when she read the script, and she told her manager to make sure she landed the...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 June 2019

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Sophie Turner And Jessica Chastain's Macarena Prank On James McAvoy

Sophie Turner and Jessica Chastain pranked James McAvoy with the 'Macarena' on set.The 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' actresses noticed their co-star wasn't in the best mood one day during filming, and so they convinced the stunt team controlling him with wires...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 June 2019

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Sigourney Weaver To Star In Ghostbusters 3

Sigourney Weaver will star in 'Ghostbusters 3'. The 69-year-old actress has confirmed that she will reprise her role as cellist Dana Barrett, whose apartment was haunted by an evil spirit in the original 1984 film, in the new movie and...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 June 2019

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Margot Robbie: Birds Of Prey Is 'less Male Gaze-y'

Margot Robbie wants 'Birds of Prey' to be ''less male gaze-y''.The 28-year-old actress - who is set to reprise her 'Suicide Squad' role as Harley Quinn in the DC Extended Universe spin off - agreed with costume designer Erin Benach...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 June 2019

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Seth Rogen And Will Ferrell Team Up With Kay Cannon For 79ers

Seth Rogen and Will Ferrell are teaming up with Kay Cannon for '79ers'.The 'Blockers' filmmaker - who made her directorial debut with last year's hilarious comedy - will be at the helm forthe upcoming film, which is set to be...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 June 2019

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Kevin Hart Reveals Snowball Just Needed To Feel 'wanted'

Kevin Hart says his 'Secret Life of Pets 2' character becomes a hero after feeling ''wanted''.The 39-year-old actor voices bad bunny-turned- superhero Captain Snowball in the animated comedy sequel, and he has opened up about how his alter ego turns...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 June 2019

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