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Hugh Jackman's Acting Skills Helped Him Find Love

Hugh Jackman's acting talents helped him find love.The 46-year-old star married Deborra-Lee Furness in 1996, after they met on the set of the TV prison drama 'Correlli', and Jackman thinks his on-screen image as a...

Sigourney Weaver 'Comfortable' Taking Risks

Sigourney Weaver is ''comfortable'' taking risks.The 'Chappie' star believes she should always keep challenging herself when it comes to acting and switches between genres so she can avoid making the same films again and again.She...

Sigourney Weaver Blasts Critics Of Sci-fi Genre

Sigourney Weaver doesn't think sci-fi films ''get enough respect''.The 65-year-old actress - who is, perhaps, best known for playing Ellen Ripley in the 'Alien' franchise - has hit out at critics of the genre, but...

Sigourney Weaver Inspires Chappie Director To Rethink Alien Movie

Sigourney Weaver has inspired moviemaker Neill Blomkamp's upcoming Alien franchise film after chatting to her Chappie director about the character she played in the sci-fi blockbusters.Blomkamp spent hours chatting to his leading lady about his...

Sigourney Weaver Wants Butler Robot

Sigourney Weaver wants a robot butler after starring in new movie Chappie.The actress' new film revolves around a police droid reprogrammed to feel and think like a human - and she hopes the movie will...

Sigourney Weaver Has 'Unfinished Business' With Alien Saga

Sigourney Weaver thinks the 'Alien' saga is ''slightly unfinished''.The 65-year-old actress, who starred as Ellen Ripley in the iconic sci-fi franchise, admits she's keen to see the story of her on-screen character completed.Speaking before the...

Sigourney Weaver Says Jennifer Lawrence Is 'Brilliant'

Sigourney Weaver thinks Jennifer Lawrence is ''brilliant''.The 65-year-old actress, who stars in new sci-fi film 'Chappie', has expressed her admiration for young film stars of today, many of whom live their lives under constant scrutiny....

Neill Blomkamp Promises 'Genetic Sibling Of Aliens'

Neill Blomkamp's new 'Alien' movie will feel like the ''genetic sibling of Aliens''.The 35-year-old director, who's been brought on board to helm the eagerly-awaited new movie, has revealed that his film will disregard 'Alien 3'...

Neill Blomkamp Back On Board For New Alien Movie

Neill Blomkamp's Alien sequel is back on with Sigourney Weaver in talks to return for the movie.The District 9 filmmaker has been dropping hints about the project online in recent months, and even gave fans...

Neill Blomkamp Confirms New Alien Movie

Neill Blomkamp is to make a new 'Alien' movie.The 35-year-old South African-Canadian director has agreed a deal with 20th Century Fox to make the eagerly-awaited new film, following intense speculation over the last few weeks.Blomkamp...

Neill Blomkamp To Direct New 'Alien' Movie, Produced By Ridley Scott

A new film in the Alien franchise has been announced. The upcoming project, produced by the original Alien director Ridley Scott, will be directed by Neill Blomkamp. Blomkamp is best known for directing District 9...

Neill Blomkamp Reveals Plan To Make New Alien Movie

Neill Blomkamp thinks Hollywood will give the go-ahead to his take on 'Alien'.In January, the South African film-maker released 'Alien'-themed concept art work of Sigourney Weaver - who starred in the original films, as well...

Sigourney Weaver's Halloween Romance

Sigourney Weaver met her husband at a Halloween square dance.The 65-year-old actress celebrated her 30th wedding anniversary with film director Jim Simpson over the summer, and recalled how they met at a party she hosted...

Rupert Murdoch Causes Controversy On Twitter (Again!), Defends 'Racially Insensitive' Casting Of 'Exodus: Gods & Kings'

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has defended the casting of Exodus: Gods and Kings after reviews and social media users claimed the film was racially inaccurate and insensitive.Controversial casting: Joel Edgerton (L) and Christian Bale (R)...

The Cast Of 'Ghostbusters' Reunites For 30th Anniversary!

It may have been 30 years since the first Ghostbusters movie hit the big screen, but the franchise is still as popular and beloved as ever. But while the original cast will sadly not be...

Sigourney Weaver Too Tall For Roles

Sigourney Weaver loses roles because of her height.The 'Prometheus' star admits some directors are reluctant to cast her in their movies because, at 6ft tall, she would tower over her male co-stars.She said: ''I've been...

Sigourney Weaver 'Feels Sorry' For Katherine Hepburn

Sigourney Weaver ''feels sorry'' for actresses who don't have children.The 'Alien' star - who has 24-year-old daughter Charlotte with husband Jim Simpson - thinks career success pales into insignificance when compared with the feeling of...

Sigourney Weaver Cast In A Monster Calls

Sigourney Weaver has been added to the cast of 'A Monster Calls'.The actress will appear alongside the likes of Felicity Jones and Liam Neeson in the film, which is a feature adaptation of the award-winning...

The Expendabelles To Start Shooting Early 2015

'The Expendables' spin-off 'The Expendabelles' is to start shooting early next year, it has been confirmed. Avi Lerner, who produced all three of the movies in the action film franchise, revealed work is nearly complete...

Zoe Saldana: Avatar Sequels Will Take 8-9 Months

Zoe Saldana says she'll be working on the 'Avatar' sequels for ''at least eight or nine months''.The 'Colombiana' actress - who is pregnant with twins with her husband Marco Perego - has revealed that the...

Ridley Scott: Exodus 'Biggest' Film I've Ever Made

Ridley Scott says 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' is the ''biggest'' movie he's ever made.The 'Prometheus' director is currently in post-production for the upcoming drama about Moses' hand in leading the Israelite slaves out of Egypt...

See Heavily Eye-linered Christian Bale As Moses In Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods And Kings' [Trailer & Pictures]

Director Ridley Scott has dealt with some epic stories whether it's the might of the Roman Empire and the obsession with gladiators, slavering murderous aliens in space or legends of British folklore. But now the...

Sigourney Weaver Reveals Ghostbuster Plot Point

Sigourney Weaver has revealed her on-screen son will become a Ghostbuster in the next sequel.The third installment in the spooky supernatural comedy is being made, and the actress - who played musician Dana Barrett in...

Sigourney Weaver: 'I Was Too Tall For Hollywood'

Sigourney Weaver has been luckier than most Hollywood stars - because no one wanted to work with a six-foot tall woman at the beginning of her career.The Aliens star admits she'll always be grateful to...

Sigourney Weaver Returning To Star In Upcoming 'Avatar' Trilogy In New Role

Sigourney Weaver will be returning to star in James Cameron's forthcoming 'Avatar' trilogy. The casting confirmation, which was made on Monday (June 9th) by the director, came as quite a surprise to fans of the...

Back From The Dead! Sigourney Weaver's 'Avatar' Character Will Appear In All Sequels

Sigourney Weaver will appear as her Avatar character Grace Augustine in each of James Cameron's three sequels, despite having been killed in the first movie. The 64 year-old film star first hinted in September 2012...

Sigourney Weaver Is Confirmed For 'Avatar' Sequels In New Role

Sigourney Weaver’s character may have expired in James Cameron’s smash hit, but that doesn’t mean she can’t – in the universe of Avatar – return in a different role.Sigourney Weaver at the 2013 BAFTA LA...

Sigourney Weaver Signs Up For Avatar Sequels

Sigourney Weaver has signed up for the three 'Avatar' sequels.The 64-year-old actress is set to reunite with director James Cameron on his follow-up movies to the 2009 blockbuster, which became the highest grossing movie of...

Sigourney Weaver Returning To Avatar As New Character

Sigourney Weaver has signed on to return for the three upcoming Avatar sequels as a new "challenging character".The Alien star played Grace Augustine in the first film, but director James Cameron was so eager to...

What's So Great About 'Ghostbusters'? Erm, How About Everything?

The 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters is speedily approaching. Can you believe that the iconic movie is nearly 30 years old? It’s hard to because it’s one of those comedies in which the humour just doesn’t...

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