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Borat Sequel Was A 'peaceful Protest'

'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' was a form of "peaceful protest".Writer and star Sacha Baron Cohen says former US President Donald Trump's term brought "racism, anti-Semitism and misogyny" out into the open and his movie was a way of hitting back at...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 March 2021

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The Affair Star Claes Bang Had Childlike Wonder Wearing Costumes In Period Drama

Claes Bang felt like a child again on set for 'The Affair'.The 53-year-old actor explained how working on the period drama - which is set in wartime Czechoslovakia - recalled memories of being a kid put on costumes and role...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 March 2021

Billy Eichner's Gay Romantic Comedy Bros Gets 2022 Release Date

Billy Eichner's movie 'Bros' will be the first major studio rom-com with two gay male leads.The 'Lion King' star is co-writing the upcoming movie for Universal, which is slated for release on August 12, 2022, and is set to be...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 March 2021

Amy Poehler Is Happy To Represent Real-life Mums In Moxie

Amy Poehler wanted to honour "funny, complex, interesting" real life mothers with her 'Moxie' role.The 49-year-old star - who directs and stars as mum Lisa Carter in the new Netflix comedy drama - has opened up on the portrayal of...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 March 2021

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Promising Young Woman Dominates 20201 Hollywood Critics Association Awards

'Promising Young Woman' was the big winner at the 2021 Hollywood Critics Association Awards.Emerald Fennell's black comedy starring Carey Mulligan as Cassie Thomas dominated the evening, scoring multiple accolades, including Best Picture and Best Actress for the 35-year-old star.Accepting her...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 March 2021

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Candyman Documentary Dropping This Spring

The 'Candyman' franchise is set to be the focus of a new in-depth documentary being released this spring.The upcoming film - which is titled 'The Complete History of Candyman' - will give horror fans an incredible insight into the movie...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 March 2021

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New Star Trek Movie In Development

A new 'Star Trek' film is in the works.Kalinda Vazquez has been hired to write the latest movie in the iconic sci-fi franchise for Paramount Pictures, which is being produced by J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot production company.If the film is...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 March 2021

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Chiwetel Ejiofor Feared He Wouldn't Be Able To Learn His Lines For Locked Down

Chiwetel Ejiofor feared he wouldn't have the time to learn his lines for 'Locked Down'.The 43-year-old actor stars in Doug Liman's romantic comedy heist movie and revealed that he came up with an idea inspired by 'The Godfather' so he...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 March 2021

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Ben Shephard And Kate Garraway To Voice Elephants In Tom & Jerry

Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway are to feature in the new 'Tom & Jerry' film.The 'Good Morning Britain' presenters will voice a pair of show-stopping elephants who are required to escort guests to a high-profiled wedding ceremony. Things go disastrously...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 March 2021

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Elsa Pataky And Luke Bracey To Star In Interceptor

Elsa Pataky and Luke Bracey have joined the cast of 'Interceptor'.The 44-year-old actress and 31-year-old actor will star in the action movie for Netflix, which is being directed by Matthew Reilly.The Australian action thriller-writer has penned books such as 'Seven...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 March 2021

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Ty Simpkins Cast In The Whale

Ty Simpkins has been cast in 'The Whale'.The 19-year-old actor will star in Darren Aronofksy's new movie, joining previously confirmed leads Brendan Fraser and Hong Chau.The movie follows Charlie, a 600-pound middle-aged man as he attempts to reconnect with his...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 March 2021

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John Krasinski Confirms A Quiet Place 2 Will Hit Cinemas Earlier Than Planned

'A Quiet Place 2' is set to hit theatres sooner than expected.Filmmaker John Krasinski took to Twitter to share his excitement that the sequel to his 2018 horror flick - which he co-wrote, directed, and starred in alongside his wife...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 March 2021

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David Dawson Cast In My Policeman

David Dawson will play Harry Styles' lover in 'My Policeman'.The 'Ripper Street' actor will play Patrick Hazelwood in the upcoming movie opposite the former One Direction singer as Tom Burgess, the titular cop, and Emma Corrin as Tom's wife Marion.The...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 March 2021

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Eddie Murphy: Movie Makeup Is A 'thankless' Job

Eddie Murphy says spending hours in the makeup chair on film sets is a “thankless” job.The ‘Coming 2 America’ star has praised the hair and makeup departments on film sets for their work, as he admitted he hates having to...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 March 2021

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Amazon Releasing Randy Watson Documentary

A new 'chocu-mentary' will tell the story of 'Coming To America' character Randy WatsonThe new Amazon Prime Video spoof documentary will explore the career of Randy, the frontman of the fictional band Sexual Chocolate, who is played by Eddie Murphy...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 March 2021

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Kelly Marie Tran Notices Similarities Between Roles

Kelly Marie Tran believes her characters in 'Raya and the Last Dragon' and 'Star Wars' share similarities.The 32-year-old actress plays the lead role in the Disney animated flick and believes the princess shares the determination held by Rose Tico –...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 March 2021

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Florian Zeller Changed Character's Name In The Father To Help Sir Anthony Hopkins

Florian Zeller changed the name of the lead character in 'The Father' to help Sir Anthony Hopkins.The 41-year-old playwright has turned his hand to film directing for the drama flick – which sees a dementia-stricken man struggling to cope as...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 March 2021

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt And Cynthia Erivo Join Live-action Pinocchio

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Cynthia Erivo have joined the cast of the Robert Zemeckis adaptation of 'Pinocchio'.The 40-year-old actor and 34-year-old actress have boarded the Disney+ live-action remake of the classic 1940 animation - which is inspired by Carlo Collodi's 1883...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 March 2021

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Gore Verbinski Directing An Adaptation Of Sandkings

Gore Verbinski is to direct an adaptation of 'Sandkings'.The 56-year-old filmmaker revealed he is bringing George R.R. Martin's novelette to the big screen, with the project currently in the works at Netflix.Asked what project he is working on, Gore told...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 March 2021

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Rege-Jean Page Boards Action-thriller The Gray Man

Regé-Jean Page, Billy Bob Thornton and Alfre Woodard have boarded 'The Gray Man'.After his leading role as heartthrob Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings in the hit Netflix drama 'Bridgerton', the 31-year-old actor has landed a part in the Russo Brothers'...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 March 2021

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Lupita Nyong'o Promises To 're-imagine' Chadwick Boseman's Legacy

Lupita Nyong'o is ready to "re-imagine" Chadwick Boseman's legacy in 'Black Panther 2'.The 38-year-old actress will return to her role as Nakia in the upcoming sequel and though she admitted the movie will be "different" without her late co-star -...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 March 2021

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Brie Larson Teases New Project With Tessa Thompson

Brie Larson has hinted that she has working on a project with Tessa Thompson.The pair star in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Captain Marvel and Valkyrie respectively and briefly shared the screen in 'Avengers: Endgame' and Brie has taken to...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 March 2021

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BAFTA EE Rising Star Award Nominees Announced

Kingsley Ben-Adir is among the nominees for the BAFTA EE Rising Star Award.The 'One Night in Miami' star is joined by Morfydd Clark, Bukky Bakray, Conrad Kahn and Sope Dirisu on the shortlist for the prestigious award, which is voted...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 March 2021

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Alec Baldwin To Star In Supercell

Alec Baldwin is to star in 'Supercell'.The 62-year-old actor has joined the cast of the action movie, which is helmed by director Herbert James Winterstern and tells the story of a good-hearted teenager William, who has always lived in hope...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 March 2021

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Melissa McCarthy Joins Thor: Love And Thunder Cast

Melissa McCarthy has joined the cast of 'Thor: Love and Thunder'.The 50-year-old actress has been spotted on set with her husband Ben Falcone and Luke Hemsworth as she plays a fake version of villain Hela, with the tradition of telling...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 March 2021

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Lena Dunham Wraps Filming Sharp Stick

Lena Dunham has wrapped filming the indie movie 'Sharp Stick'.The project was shot in secret in Los Angeles and represents the 34-year-old filmmaker's first feature-length production in more than a decade.Lena told Variety: "I made my last feature film 11...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 March 2021

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Jodie Comer In Talks To Star In Kitbag

Jodie Comer has held talks about joining the cast of 'Kitbag'.The Sir Ridley Scott-directed movie will see Joaquin Phoenix play the part of Napoleon Bonaparte, the French military leader, and Jodie recently held talks about joining the project as Josephine...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 March 2021

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Hugh Grant To Play The Villain In Dungeons & Dragons Movie

Hugh Grant is to play the villain in the 'Dungeons & Dragons' movie.The 60-year-old actor is set to star in the Paramount flick alongside Sophia Lillis with Michelle Rodriguez, Chris Pine, Justice Smith and Rege-Jean Page also set to star.The...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 March 2021

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Alex Kingston Dreams Of Playing A James Bond Villain

Alex Kingston wants to play a James Bond villain.The 57-year-old actress is keen to play an enemy of the iconic spy in a film, but doesn't want to fall for the charms of 007 like the Bond girls and many...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 March 2021

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Anthony Russo Felt A Close Connection To Cherry

Anthony Russo felt a personal connection to 'Cherry'.The 51-year-old filmmaker helmed the drama movie – which stars Tom Holland as an opioid-addicted Army veteran and is based on Nico Walker's novel of the same name – with his brother Joe...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 March 2021

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Zack Snyder: Justice League Ends With A 'massive Cliffhanger'

Zack Snyder says that his version of 'Justice League' ends with a "massive cliffhanger".The 55-year-old director has helmed his own cut of the 2017 DC Extended Universe movie, which will be released on streaming service HBO Max later this month,...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 March 2021

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Jessica Alexander Joins The Little Mermaid Cast

Jessica Alexander has joined the cast of 'The Little Mermaid'.The 21-year-old star will star in Disney's live-action remake of the classic 1989 animated movie.Jessica has boarded a cast that includes Halle Bailey as Ariel, the mermaid princess who dreams of...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 March 2021

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Alice Eve Cast In Horror Movie The Queen Mary

Alice Eve is to star in horror movie 'The Queen Mary'.The 39-year-old actress has boarded the flick, which is being directed by Gary Shore from a script he has written with Stephen Oliver and Tom Vaughan. It is hoped that...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 March 2021

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Ariana Greenblatt Joins Borderlands

Ariana Greenblatt has joined the cast of 'Borderlands'.The 13-year-old actress - who appeared as young Gamora in 'Avengers: Infinity War' - has been signed up to play Tiny Tina in director Eli Roth's upcoming big screen video game blockbuster adaptation.The...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 March 2021

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Quavo Hails Wash Me In The River Co-star Robert De Niro 'a Nice Dude'

Quavo has hailed his 'Wash Me In The River' co-star Robert De Niro "a nice dude".The Migos rapper is set to make his movie debut as killer Coyote in Randall Emmett's upcoming action-thriller, and he couldn't wait to get home...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 March 2021

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Indira Varma To Star In Disney+'s Obi-Wan Kenobi

Indira Varma is to star in Disney+'s Obi-Wan Kenobi series.The 47-year-old actress - who is known for her roles in 'Game Of Thrones' and 'For Life' - is set to star alongside Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen (Darth Vader) in...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 March 2021

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Kelly Marie Tran “hasn’t thought about” the possibility of returning to 'Star Wars'.The 32-year-old actress played Rose Tico in the sequel trilogy of the sci-fi saga and although she is very proud to be part of the galaxy far, far...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 March 2021

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Willa Fitzgerald Will Star In Wash Me In The River

Willa Fitzgerald has joined the cast of 'Wash Me In The River'.The 30-year-old actress will star in Randall Emmett's action thriller and joins previously confirmed cast members Robert De Niro, John Malkovich, Jack Huston and Colson 'Machine Gun Kelly' Baker.The...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 March 2021

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Ross Butler 'feels Pressure' For Shazam! Sequel

Ross Butler feels a "little bit of pressure" for 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods'.The 30-year-old actor is set to reprise his role as the adult Eugene Choi in the superhero sequel and accepts that expectations are higher after the positive...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 March 2021

Florence Pugh And Morgan Freeman To Star In A Good Person

Florence Pugh and Morgan Freeman will star in 'A Good Person'.The pair have boarded the cast of the new flick, written and to be directed by Zach Braff.The movie follows Allison (Pugh), whose life falls apart when she is involved...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 March 2021

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Christian Bale Starring In The Pale Blue Eye

Christian Bale is to star in 'The Pale Blue Eye'.The 47-year-old actor will team up once again with director Scott Cooper for the third time on the thrillerThe plot revolves around the attempt to solve a series of murders that...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 March 2021

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Andra Day Admits The United States Vs. Billie Holiday Was 'emotional Work'

Andra Day admits starring in 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday' was "emotional work".The 36-year-old actress won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture on Sunday (28.02.21) for her portrayal of the iconic star, and Andra has...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 March 2021

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Regina King Hopes Diversity 'remains A Conversation' After The Golden Globes

Regina King hopes the issue of diversity "remains a conversation" after the Golden Globes on Sunday (28.02.21).The 50-year-old actress was nominated for the Best Director accolade at the awards ceremony for 'One Night in Miami' - her directorial debut -...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 March 2021

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Jessica Brown Findlay Doesn't Want To Be A "pawn" In Roles

Jessica Brown Findlay doesn’t want to be a “pawn” in her work.The 31-year-old actress will always “fight” for her characters and wants to feel true to who they are, rather than just utter empty words on screen.She said: “There are...

By Bang Showbiz on 28 February 2021

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Patrick Schwarzenegger Takes Advice From His Dad Arnold

Patrick Schwarzenegger asks Arnold Schwarzenegger for acting advice. The 27-year-old actor goes to his movie-star father to learn from his 50-year career - but the 73-year-old actor doesn't like to take charge of his acting skills.Asked if Arnold likes to...

By Bang Showbiz on 28 February 2021

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Write New Superman Film

Ta-Nehisi Coates will write a new Superman film.The 45-year-old author has been tapped to write a new movie about The Man of Steel for DC Films and Warner Bros.The movie is in the early stages of development and is being...

By Bang Showbiz on 28 February 2021

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Batwoman's Javicia Leslie: I 'didn't Know' How To Be A Superhero

Javicia Leslie "didn't know" how to be superhero when she took on the role of Batwoman.The 33-year-old actress plays the iconic superhero in The CW series and she admits when she first got the role, she had to "figure out"...

By Bang Showbiz on 28 February 2021

George Clooney And Julia Roberts To Co-star In Ticket To Paradise

George Clooney and Julia Roberts will co-star in 'Ticket to Paradise'. The 'Money Monster' and 'Ocean's Eleven' franchise co-stars are set to team up for Ol Parker's upcoming romantic comedy, where they will play a divorced couple who travel to...

By Bang Showbiz on 27 February 2021

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Sam Neil Never Wanted To Act

Sam Neill never wanted to become an actor.The 'Jurassic Park' star has had an impressive 50-year career on the big screen but he never intended to become an actor, as he initially thought acting was a form of therapy. Speaking...

By Bang Showbiz on 27 February 2021

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Kevin Hart To Star In Netflix's Me Time

Kevin Hart will star in new Netflix comedy 'Me Time'.The 41-year-old actor will reunite with John Hamburg, who wrote 'Night School', for the new project and is also directing and producing.'Me Time' tells the story of a stay-at-home dad, who...

By Bang Showbiz on 27 February 2021

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