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Anne Hathaway To Play Good Catwoman?

Anne Hathaway will play a good Catwoman in the forthcoming Batman movie 'The Dark Knight Rises'. Plot details surrounding the Christopher Nolan-directed film have been leaked online, confirming Batman - played by Christian Bale -...

Lee Emotional Over Bafta Honour

SIR CHRISTOPHER LEE will have tissues on hand when he receives a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Academy Fellowship on Sunday (13Feb11), insisting there will be "tears on the night".The Hammer Horror...

Duncan Jones Inspired By Childhood Labyrinth Experience

Duncan Jones was inspired to become a filmmaker after playing on the set of his dad David Bowie's movie 'Labyrinth'.The 39-year-old director admits he was fascinated by the elaborate staging for the 1986 children's fantasy...

Harry Potter Movies To Receive Bafta

The 'Harry Potter' film franchise will receive the award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema at this year's BAFTAs.JK Rowling - who wrote the books the movies are based on - and producer David Heyman...

Bond Composer John Barry Dies

John Barry has died of a heart attack.The iconic British composer, best known for scoring 11 films in the 'James Bond' movie series - including 'From Russia With Love', 'Goldfinger' and 'You Only Live Twice'...

Bond Composer Barry Dies

Oscar-winning composer JOHN BARRY, the man behind many of the iconic JAMES BOND theme tunes, has passed away at the age of 77.The British musician suffered a fatal heart attack on Monday morning (31Jan11), according...

Pike Disappointed By Bafta Choices

ROSAMUND PIKE has taken aim at BAFTA bosses for overlooking U.K. films in favour of their American counterparts, insisting it's a "real shame" her MADE IN DAGENHAM co-star SALLY HAWKINS was snubbed in this year's...

Dominic Cooper: 'Mamma Mia 2 Is Very Unlikely'

Dominic Cooper is "unlikely" to reunite with ex-girlfriend Amanda Seyfried for a second 'Mamma Mia' movie. The British actor - who portrayed love interest Sky in the 2008 musical comedy - admits he is not...

Gemma Arterton Wants Aronofsky Collaboration

Gemma Arterton wants to work with Darren Aronofsky. The 'Tamara Drewe' actress cites the director's ballet thriller 'Black Swan' as her favourite movie of the last 12 months and has issued an open plea for...

Andrew Garfield Among Rising Star Nominees

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are among the five nominees for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's BAFTAs. The 'Spider-Man' stars are joined by Gemma Arterton, Tom Hardy and Aaron Johnson on the...

Review Of The Year

It's been an incredible year in the world of showbiz, with the usual headline-grabbing antics, scandal, sleaze, celebrity births, star weddings, and bitter break-ups. Here, WENN takes a look back at the first six months...

Matt Damon To Join Sci-fi Movie Elysium?

Matt Damon is in talks to join the cast of 'Elysium'.The Oscar-winning actor and screenwriter is reportedly in early negotiations to appear in Neill Blomkamp's upcoming sci-fi drama alongside the star of 'District 9' -...

West Premieres New Film

KANYE WEST has premiered his 35-minute film RUNAWAY during a whistle-stop promotional trip to Europe.The rapper presented the short film in Paris, France on Tuesday (05Oct10) and officially premiered the project at the British Academy...

Randy Quaid Arrested For Squatting

Actor RANDY QUAID and his wife are facing burglary charges after being arrested for squatting in their former home. The new owners of the house reported to police that Quaid had been living there without...

Nolan & Sheen To Be Honoured At Bafta/la Awards

Director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN and actor MICHAEL SHEEN will be honoured with special British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA/LA) awards at an upcoming ceremony.British moviemaker Nolan, whose current hit Inception, starring Leonardo...

Allison Janney Is Completely 'Shameless'

Award winning actress ALLISON JANNEY has taken on the role of Sheila in a brand new adaptation of hit UK show 'Shameless' to be aired in January 2011 on Showtime. Shameless is a remake of...

Glee Lands Nomination At Tv Choice Awards

GLEE continues to take the world by storm - the hit TV musical has landed a nomination at the U.K.'s TV Choice Awards.The BAFTA-nominated small screen comedy, about a high school glee club, will go...

Bowie's Ex Regrets Giving Up Child Custody

DAVID BOWIE's ex-wife regrets giving up custody of the former couple's son, moviemaker DUNCAN JONES - and wishes she could now be part of his life.Angie Bowie married the rocker in 1970 and they welcomed...

The Hurt Locker Wins Big At Baftas

THE HURT LOCKER stole the show at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards on Sunday night (21Feb10) - scooping six trophies including Best Film and Best Director for KATHRYN BIGELOW.The war...

Stewart And Mulligan Up For Bafta Rising Star Award

TWILIGHT star KRISTEN STEWART will go up against British actress CAREY MULLIGAN as they fight it out for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Rising Star Award.The actresses have made the shortlist...

Bankable Actress Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts is the world's most profitable actress.The 'International' star has topped Forbes.com's latest Best Actresses for the Buck list after proving movie bosses can make the most money from her.The 41-year-old beauty - who...

Mirren Shuns Party Food For Supermarket Snack

DAME HELEN MIRREN stunned shoppers in a London supermarket after popping in to buy a snack on her way home from a glamorous awards bash. The Queen star attended the British Academy of Film and Television...

Crowe's Talent Praised At State Of Play UK Premiere

State of Play director Kevin Macdonald paid tribute to Russell Crowe's acting talents at the film's UK premiere in London's West End on Tuesday night.The Bafta-winning director joined leading man Crowe and co-star Dame Helen...

By on 22 April 2009

Monsters Vs Aliens Roars Back To UK Number One Spot

Dreamworks animation Monsters vs Aliens has bounced back to the top of the UK and Ireland box office charts, after a week at number two.The action-comedy, which is available in 3D, took £128,000 more than...

By on 21 April 2009

James Corden 'Chuffed' At Gavin And Stacey Us Reception

Gavin and Stacey actor James Corden has admitted his delight at US television critics praising the BBC sitcom.Speaking at the press conference for his new comedy/horror film Lesbian Vampire Killers, the 30-year-old said he was...

By on 19 March 2009

Life On Mars Sent Into Orbit

HARVEY KEITEL, JASON O'MARA and MICHAEL IMPERIOLI's U.S. sci-fi TV series LIFE ON MARS has been cancelled - just five months after the show first aired. The American programme, adapted from a popular British series of...

Winslet's Rep Dismisses Weinstein Oscar Speech Criticism As 'Oversight'

Oscar winner KATE WINSLET has brushed off criticism of her recent Academy Award acceptance speech after failing to pay tribute to movie producer HARVEY WEINSTEIN. The British beauty, who was previously nominated five times, finally won...

Oscar Glory For Best Actress Kate Winslet

British star Kate Winslet has won the best actress Oscar for Holocaust drama The Reader.Nominated for an Academy award for the sixth time, the 33-year-old finally claimed a statuette at the Kodak Theatre in Los...

By on 23 February 2009

Stone Sets Sights On Slumdog Star Patel

SHARON STONE is on the lookout for a new toyboy - the Hollywood actress made a play for SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star DEV PATEL at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards on...

Rourke's Racy Acceptance Speech

MICKEY ROURKE turned the air blue at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards as he credited THE WRESTLER director DARREN ARONOFSKY with rescuing his career.Rourke won the prestigious Leading Actor gong...

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