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Lupita Nyong’O Gets Offered Parts With ‘A Lot Of Darkness And Drama’

Lupita Nyong’o gets offered parts with “a lot” of “darkness and drama”.The 41-year-old’s breakout role was playing raped, beaten and abused Patsey in Sir Steve McQueen’s plantation-era ‘12 Years a Slave’, and she says ever...

Liam Neeson Cast In Car Chase Movie Mongoose

Liam Neeson is to star in the car chase thriller 'Mongoose'.The 71-year-old actor is to play a war hero who is being pursued by the police in a picture that was acquired by Amazon Prime...

Paul Walter Hauser Is The 'Straight Man' In The Naked Gun Reboot

Paul Walter Hauser plays the "straight man" in 'The Naked Gun' reboot.The 37-year-old actor is starring in the crime caper as Captain Ed Hocken and has given an insight into his alter ego's relationship with...

Liam Neeson Joins Cast Of Hotel Tehran

Liam Neeson has been cast in 'Hotel Tehran'.The 71-year-old actor is attached to appear with Zachary Levi in the action thriller that is being written and directed by Guy Moshe.The film is set to head...

Paul Walter Hauser Cast In Naked Gun Reboot

Paul Walter Hauser has been cast in the 'Naked Gun' reboot.The 37-year-old actor is set to star alongside Liam Neeson and Pamela Anderson in the upcoming reboot, according to Deadline.Paul will play the part of...

Pamela Anderson To Star In The Naked Gun Reboot

Pamela Anderson has joined Liam Neeson in the cast of 'The Naked Gun' reboot.The 'Baywatch' actress is set to play the love interest of Neeson's Frank Drebin Jr. – the son of Leslie Nielsen's protagonist...

Joely Richardson Recalls Final Holiday With Tragic Sister Natasha

Joely Richardson feels "mighty thankful" to have enjoyed a final family holiday with her sister Natasha just weeks before her death in 2009.The actress died in March 2009 after sustaining a head injury in a...

'I'm A Bit Nervous': Liam Neeson Reveals The Naked Gun Reboot Fears

Liam Neeson is a "bit nervous" about starring in 'The Naked Gun' reboot.The 71-year-old star will feature in the upcoming movie as Frank Drebin Jr. – the son of Leslie Nielsen's protagonist Detective Frank Drebin...

Natasha Richardson Remembered By Her Son 15 Years On From Her Tragic Death: 'I Hope You're Proud!'

Daniel Neeson has paid tribute to his mother Natasha Richardson on the 15th anniversary of her tragic death.The 'Parent Trap' actress - who was married to Hollywood star Liam Neeson and had Micheál, 28, and...

Naked Gun Reboot Release Date Revealed

A 'Naked Gun' reboot is to be released in 2025. Liam Neeson is to star in the movie, which will be produced by 'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane and Erica Huggins' production company Fuzzy Door,...

Joely Richardson Haunted By Having To Wear Sister Natasha’S Shoes At Actress’ Funeral

Joely Richardson is haunted by having to wear her sister Natasha Richardson’s shoes to the tragic actress’ funeral.The ‘Event Horizon’ star, 59, was left heartbroken when her older sibling died from a brain injury in...

Universal Pictures Paperwork Hints At Love Actually Sequel

A 'Love Actually' sequel could finally be in development.Bosses at Universal Pictures have filed paperwork protecting the name in the strongest clue yet that a follow-up to the 2003 Christmas rom-com is in the pipeline.The...

Pierce Brosnan Hails Late ‘Band Of Brothers’ Director David Leland As His Career Hero

Pierce Brosnan has led tributes to the late ‘Band of Brothers’ director David Leland. The James Bond actor, 70, said he got one of his biggest career breaks thanks to the filmmaker, whose passing on...

Director David Leland Dies Aged 82

Director David Leland has died aged 82. The BAFTA-winning actor and filmmaker – who wrote movies including ‘Personal Services’ and ‘Wish You Were Here’ and directed an Emmy-winning episode of ‘Band of Brothers’ – passed...

Richard Linklater Cast Glen Powell In New Hitman Film Due To His Shy Side

Richard Linklater cast Glen Powell in his new hitman film as he though the actor had the same type of shyness as its main character. The 63-year-old ‘Boyhood’ director’s latest movie is action-comedy ‘Hit Man’...

Liam Neeson Scolded By George Lucas For Making Lightsaber Noises

Liam Neeson and Ewan McGregor were scolded by 'Star Wars' boss George Lucas for making lightsaber noises during a fight scene.The actors both appeared in Lucas' prequel movie 'Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom...

Liam Neeson Hasn’T Been To Confession For Nearly 60 Years After Being ‘Masturbation Shamed’ By Big-mouthed Priest!

Liam Neeson has confessed he hasn’t been to confession for nearly 60 years after being “masturbation shamed” by a loud-mouthed priest.The ‘Taken’ actor, 71, who was named Liam after a local priest and grew up...

Dame Helen Mirren Loves Liam Neeson 'Deeply'

Dame Helen Mirren still loves Liam Neeson "deeply".The 77-year-old actress was in a relationship with the 'Taken' actor for four years in the 1980s after meeting on the set of 'Excalibur' and though the '1932'...

Luke Evans: I'll Never Be Tipped To Play James Bond Again

Luke Evans thinks this is the last time he’ll be tipped to play James Bond.The ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ actor has been among those rumoured to be in consideration to replace Daniel Craig as the suave...

Priscilla Presley Won't Feature In Naked Gun Reboot

Priscilla Presley doesn't want to feature in the 'Naked Gun' reboot.The 77-year-old star played Jane Spencer Drebin – the wife of Leslie Nielsen's hapless Detective Frank Drebin – in the original comedy trilogy but wants...

Liam Neeson Set To Star In Naked Gun Reboot

Liam Neeson is in talks to star in a 'Naked Gun' reboot.Insiders have told Deadline that Paramount Pictures is moving forward with the movie with Akiva Goldsman set to direct.Plot details are yet to be...

Liam Neeson Willing To Return To Star Wars

Liam Neeson is open to a 'Star Wars' return.The 69-year-old star portrayed Jedi Qui-Gon Jinn in the 'Star Wars' prequel trilogy and explained that he would be happy to reprise the part – as long...

Liam Neeson Will Continue To Do Action Movies

Liam Neeson will continue to do action movies until he's not asked to anymore.The 'Taken' star is known for appearing in a string of high-energy films but he has no plans on slowing down, as...

Guy Pearce And Monica Bellucci Join Memory Cast

Guy Pearce and Monica Bellucci have joined the cast of 'Memory'.The 53-year-old actor and 56-year-old actress will feature alongside Liam Neeson for the thriller, which is being directed by 'Casino Royale' filmmaker Martin Campbell.Harold Torres,...

Liam Neeson Keen To Play Zeus Again

Liam Neeson would love to play Zeus again in another movie. The 68-year-old star portrayed the king of the gods in 2010 motion picture 'Clash of the Titans', and he got "such a kick" out...

Liam Neeson Plans Retirement From Action Movies

Liam Neeson is planning to retire from action movies.The 'Marksman' star has a few more projects in the works but then he thinks he needs to take on less physical movies now he's getting older.He...

Liam Neeson To Star In Retribution

Liam Neeson is to star in 'Retribution'.The 68-year-old actor will lead the cast of the action thriller, a remake of the acclaimed 2015 Spanish film 'El Desconocido'. The flick is considered to be similar to...

Liam Neeson To Star In Blacklight

Liam Neeson is to star in 'Blacklight'. The 68-year-old actor is said to have been quarantining in a hotel in Sydney for a week ahead of flying to Melbourne to start shooting the Hollywood action...

Love Actually Is Cheesy And Has Aged Badly, Says Star Lulu Popplewell

'Love Actually' star Lulu Popplewell has branded the film cheesy and has "aged badly".The comedian-and-actress was just 12 years old when she starred as Daisy in Richard Curtis' 2003 Christmas rom-com, and despite it being...

Jai Courtney Was Desperate To Play A Villain In Honest Thief

Jai Courtney wanted to play a villain in 'Honest Thief'.The 34-year-old actor stars alongside Liam Neeson in the action thriller as corrupt FBI agent John Nivens and revealed that he was desperate to dip into...

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