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Kirk Douglas Laid To Rest

Kirk Douglas has been laid to rest.The 'Spartacus' star passed away this week at the age of 103, and on Friday (07.02.20), he was laid to rest at the Westwood Village Memorial Park.His family, including...

Julian Fellowes Working The Wind In The Willows Film Adaptation

Julian Fellowes is working on a film adaption of 'The Wind in the Willows'.The 'Downton Abbey' creator has teamed up with producer Gerald R. Molen for the project and Peter Jackson's digital effects company, Weta...

Steven Spielberg Pays Tribute To Kirk Douglas

Steven Spielberg will miss Kirk Douglas' ''letters and fatherly advice''.The 73-year-old filmmaker paid an emotional tribute to the late 'Spartacus' star - who sadly passed away on Wednesday (05.02.20) aged 103 - and revealed the...

Bradley Cooper's Leonard Bernstein Biopic Picked Up By Netflix

Bradley Cooper's biopic about Leonard Bernstein has been picked up by Netflix.The 45-year-old actor is set to star in and direct the upcoming movie, which follows the life of the legendary conductor and musical maestro...

Cara Delevingne To Front Prank Show

Cara Delevingne is to host and produce a new practical joke show.The 27-year-old model-and-actress is teaming up with streaming platform Quibi for the all-female venture, which will see her and her accomplices wreak havoc with...

Mamoudou Athie Joins The Cast Of Jurassic World 3

Mamoudou Athie has joined the cast of 'Jurassic World 3'.The 31-year-old actor - whose previous credits include 'The Circle' and 'Sorry for Your Loss' - will be taking on a major role in the dinosaur...

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Joins The Cast Of The Trial Of The Chicago 7

Kelvin Harrison Jr. has joined the cast of 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'.The 'It Comes at Night' star joins a stellar line-up of talent that includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Frank...

Martin Scorsese Defends 'Netflix' Decision

Martin Scorsese has defended his decision to partner with Netflix on his new movie 'The Irishman'.The streaming service financed Scorsese's new Mafia drama, which seems him reunited with long-time collaborators Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci...

Charlize Theron To Receive Cinematique Award

Charlize Theron will receive the 2019 American Cinematique Award.The 'Long Shot' actress will be recognised for her ''significant contribution'' to the movie industry at a special event in California in November.American Cinematheque chairman Rick Nicita...

Streamed Movies Stay Eligible For Oscars

Netflix movies will remain eligible for the Academy Awards.Steven Spielberg - who is a governor of the Academy's directors branch - had called for films which debut on streaming services or just have a short...

Maddie Ziegler Cast In Steven Spielberg's West Side Story

Maddie Ziegler is to star in 'West Side Story'.The 16-year-old dancer and actress - who starred in the music video for Sia's 'Chandelier' and 'Elastic Heart' - will play a member of the Jets in...

Liam Payne Auditioned With Steven Spielberg For West Side Story Role

Liam Payne auditioned for 'West Side Story' in front of Steven Spielberg.The former One Direction singer - who has been taking acting lessons - could be following 'Dunkirk' star and former bandmate Harry Styles into...

Mike Barker To Direct Stephen King's The Talisman

Mike Barker is to direct the movie adaptation of Stephen King and Peter Straub's novel 'The Talisman'. The 'Handmaid's Tale' director is on board to helm the highly anticipated movie version of the best-selling 1984...

Steven Spielberg Faces Backlash

Steven Spielberg faces a backlash over his proposal to block Netflix films from Academy Awards shortlists.The 'Ready Player One' filmmaker - who is a governor of the Academy's directors branch - is planning to propose...

Steven Spielberg: Cinemas Need To Be Around Forever

Steven Spielberg thinks cinemas ''need to be around forever''.The veteran director still loves watching a movie in a cinema and although he recognises the rise of TV and streaming services, he's insisted cinemas must be...

Steven Spielberg Casts Rachel Zegler As Maria In West Side Story Film

Steven Spielberg has cast Rachel Zegler as Maria in his upcoming 'West Side Story' adaption.The 72-year-old director has chosen the 17-year-old New Jersey high school student to make her film debut and take on the...

George Lucas Tops List Of America's Richest Celebrities

George Lucas is America's richest celebrity, according to Forbes magazine.The 74-year-old filmmaker - who is known for creating the 'Star Wars' and 'Indiana Jones' franchises - has topped the list of the country's wealthiest celebrities,...

Humans Won't Be 'Pack Hunted' In Jurassic World 3

Filmmaker Colin Trevorrow says ''dinosaur interaction'' in 'Jurassic World 3' is ''unlikely''.The 42-year-old director - who director 2015's 'Jurassic World' and co-wrote its sequel 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' - has revealed the currently untitled third...

Sylvester Stallone 'Is Up There With Steven Spielberg And George Lucas'

Dolph Lundgren thinks Sylvester Stallone is ''up there'' with Steven Spielberg and George Lucas as one of Hollywood's great filmmakers.The 61-year-old actor - who has starred alongside Stallone in the 'Rocky' franchise - has hailed...

George Lucas Praises Gloria Katz For Her Strong Writing For Female Characters

George Lucas has paid tribute to late screenwriter Gloria Katz for her ability to ''smartly forward the female point of view'' on screen.Katz passed away at the age of 76 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in...

Star Wars Screenwriter Gloria Katz Has Died

'Star Wars' screenwriter Gloria Katz has died.The writer-and-producer - who secretly helped Lucas finish his script for the first movie in the sci-fi franchise, 1977's 'A New Hope' - passed away at the age of...

Rita Moreno Joins Cast Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Reboot

Rita Moreno is joining the cast of Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' reboot. The 86-year old actress played the role of Anita in the original 1961 film adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical and will...

Mariah Carey Humiliated By Sick Son

Mariah Carey was humiliated when her son threw up on Michelle Obama.The 'Fantasy' hitmaker was horrified when her son Moroccan, then two, ruined the then-First Lady's dress when they met at the National Christmas Tree...

Camila Cabello Denies She's Playing Maria In West Side Story

Camila Cabello isn't playing Maria in the 'West Side Story' remake.The 21-year-old star was rumoured to have signed up for Steven Spielberg's reimagining of the classic musical, which is based on Williams Shakespeare's 'Romeo and...

Oprah Winfrey Producing Color Purple Movie

Oprah Winfrey is bringing a musical version of 'The Color Purple' to the big screen.The 64-year-old media mogul and music legend Quincy Jones are to produce an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning stage musical, alongside...

Lena Dunham Writing Refugee Story

Lena Dunham is writing a new movie about a Syrian refugee's fight for survival.The 'Girls' creator has been hired to adapt Melissa Fleming's book 'A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee's Incredible Story...

Aaron Sorkin To Direct Sacha Baron Cohen In Political Drama

Aaron Sorkin will direct Sacha Baron Cohen in 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'.The 'West Wing' creator penned the original script for Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment, and while the 'Ready Player One' filmmaker initially considered...

Judi Dench Set For Cats Movie

Dame Judi Dench is to star in the movie adaptation of 'Cats'. The 83-year-old actress - who was due play Grizabella in the original West End production in 1981, until she was forced to withdraw...

David Schwimmer Joins Panama Papers Drama

David Schwimmer has joined the cast of drama film 'The Laundromat' about the Panama Papers scandal.Netflix has confirmed it will finance and release the movie, which follows the story of German journalists Frederik Obermaier and...

J.a. Bayona Hopes World Learned A Lesson From Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

J.A. Bayona hopes that cinema goers learnt something about the dangers of modern science from 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom'.The 43-year-old director dealt with the implications of cloning and bringing extinct species back to life in...

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