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Anna Camp Hints At Pitch Perfect 4

Anna Camp has hinted at the possibility of a fourth 'Pitch Perfect' movie.The 37-year-old actress and singer starred as Aubrey Posen in the trilogy of 'Pitch Perfect' movies - which were released in 2012, 2015, and 2017 - and has...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 June 2020

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Duchess Meghan 'deluged' With Movie Offers

Duchess Meghan has been ''deluged'' with movie offers. The 38-year-old royal - who starred in TV series 'Suits' before marrying Prince Harry - has reportedly received a number of offers from Hollywood after working with Disney on the documentary 'Elephant'....

By Bang Showbiz on 06 June 2020

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Jennifer Hudson 'up For The Task' Of Playing Aretha

Jennifer Hudson is ''up for the task'' of playing Aretha Franklin in 'Respect'. The 38-year-old singer and actress was hand-selected by the late Queen of Soul - before she passed away in 2018 at the age of 76 - to...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 June 2020

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Kenneth Branagh: Tenet Is A 'different Beast' To Dunkirk

Sir Kenneth Branagh has insisted 'Tenet' is a ''different beast'' to 'Dunkirk'.The 59-year-old actor reunited with director Christopher Nolan for the upcoming spy thriller - having previously with him on the 2017 war epic - but he explained the two...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 June 2020

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Ridley Scott: There Is More 'mileage' In Alien

Sir Ridley Scott believes there is more ''mileage'' in the 'Alien' series.The 82-year-old director helmed the original film - which starred Sigourney Weaver and Sir John Hurt - in 1979 as well as prequels 'Prometheus' and 'Alien: Covenant' and he...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 June 2020

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Ari Aster Working On A 'nightmare Comedy'

Ari Aster is working on a ''nightmare comedy''.The 'Midsommar' filmmaker revealed his latest project will be a slightly more lighthearted horror flick, and he teased the entitled movie will be over four hours long.He told UC Santa Barbara's Associated Students...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 June 2020

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Diana Ross Cried After Hearing Daughter Tracee Singing In The High Note

Diana Ross cried after hearing her daughter Tracee Ellis Ross singing in 'The High Note'.Tracee plays the role of singer Grace Davis in the music industry comedy and admitted that her Motown legend wept after hearing some tracks from the...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 June 2020

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Dune Works As Standalone Story

'Dune' will be a satisfying standalone movie, despite being the first of a two-parter.Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel is set to be released in December and will cover the first half of the book, but cinematographer Greig...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 June 2020

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Reggie Yates' 'incredible' Lockdown Film 'gift'

Reggie Yates has admitted the lockdown has, ''in a weird way'', been ''an incredible gift'' for him as a first-time filmmaker. The 37-year-old TV presenter was forced to halt production on his first movie, 'Pirates', which he wrote, because of...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 June 2020

Ben Schwartz Creates Studio At Home Amid Pandemic

Ben Schwartz has created his own recording studio at home so he can do voiceover work amid the coronavirus lockdown.The 38-year-old actor has revealed he's adopted a creative approach to his job to ensure he was able to work over...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 June 2020

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David Ayer Claims Jared Leto Was Mistreated In Suicide Squad

David Ayer claims that Jared Leto was ''mistreated'' in 'Suicide Squad'.The 52-year-old filmmaker helmed the 2016 superhero movie with Leto portraying the iconic villain, although his performance was blasted by critics who questioned his lack of involvement in the flick.However,...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 June 2020

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Fantastic Four Didn't Put Me Off Capone, Linda Cardellini

Linda Cardellini was unconcerned about Josh Trank's box office flop 'Fantastic Four' when she signed up for 'Capone'. The 44-year-old actress plays Mae Capone in the gangster biopic, which marks Trank's first movie since the disastrous superhero reboot in 2015.When...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 June 2020

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David Thewlis Is Not In Avatar 2

David Thewlis is not in 'Avatar 2'.The 'Harry Potter' star has signed up to appear in the sequels in the sci-fi franchise, but clarified that he will not make an appearance in the upcoming movie.In an interview with Collider, David...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 June 2020

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Tracee Ellis Ross: The High Note Isn't About Her Mother

Tracee Ellis Ross is adamant that her role in 'The High Note' is not inspired by her mother, Motown legend Diana Ross.The 47-year-old actress plays singer Grace Davis in the movie who is trying to record a new album with...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 June 2020

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Lilly Wachowski's Rage And Oppression Inspired The Matrix

Lilly Wachowski has admitted 'The Matrix' stemmed from her ''seething rage'' and ''oppression'' before her transition.The 52-year-old filmmaker - who came out as transgender in 2016 and was previously known as Andy - admitted the movie series has a lot...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 June 2020

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Cannes Film Festival Announces 2020 Movie Selection

Wes Anderson's 'The French Dispatch' and Steve McQueen's 'Mangrove' are among the 56 movies on the Cannes Film Festival's official selection. Cannes' artistic director Thierry Fremaux and president Pierre Lescure announced the motion pictures which will receive a Cannes 2020...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 June 2020

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William Shatner Never Watches Star Trek

William Shatner doesn't watch 'Star Trek'.The 89-year-old actor is famous across the world for his iconic portrayal of Captain Kirk in the sci-fi franchise but admits that he doesn't like watching himself back on screen and he is yet to...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 June 2020

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Laura Harrier Worried About Losing Spider-Man Role To Zendaya

Laura Harrier feared she had lost her role in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' to co-star Zendaya.The 30-year-old actress played Peter Parker's love interest Liz Allan in the Marvel Cinematic Universe flick while Zendaya portrayed Michelle Jones, but Hollywood rumours about Zendaya's involvement...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 June 2020

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Lea Seydoux To Star In Party Of Fools

Lea Seydoux is to star in period thriller 'Party of Fools'.Variety report that the 'Spectre' actress will feature in the flick directed by French filmmaker Arnaud des Pallieres.The movie is set during the Paris Carnival in 1893 and is based...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 June 2020

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Bill Puman Helped Name Independence Day Movie

Bill Pullman helped 'Independence Day' get its title.The 66-year-old actor played President Whitmore in the 1996 sci-fi movie and revealed that it was supposed to be called 'Doomsday', before Whitmore's iconic speech in the film inspired the name change.Bill told...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 June 2020

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Robert Pattinson Glad Of Filming Break

Robert Pattinson was feeling ''a little bit loopy'' before 'The Batman' halted filming.The 34-year-old actor admitted it was ''strange'' to have paused work on the movie due to the coronavirus pandemic as things were going well but suggested he was...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 June 2020

Mission Impossible Bosses 'plan To Build COVID-free Village To Resume Filming'

Tom Cruise and his fellow 'Mission: Impossible 7' bosses are said to be planning to build a coronavirus-free village to resume filming ''quickly and safely''. The movie's bosses have taken over an abandoned RAF site in Oxfordshire, south east England,...

By Bang Showbiz on 03 June 2020

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Frozen 2 To Launch On Disney+ In UK On July 3

'Frozen 2' is to launch on Disney+ in the UK on July 3.The animated sequel, which features the voices of Idina Menzel and Josh Gad, will be available to viewers in Britain and Ireland two weeks earlier than originally planned.The...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 June 2020

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Stephen Fry Dreamed Of James Bond Role

Stephen Fry wanted to play James Bond.The 62-year-old star may described Ian Fleming's fictional British spy as ''sexist and cruel'', but he grew up loving the character - played by the likes of Sir Roger Moore, Sean Connery and Pierce...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 June 2020

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Melissa Barrera: Shooting In The Heights Was A Crazy Experience

Melissa Barrera admits that filming on 'In The Heights' was a ''crazy'' experience.The 29-year-old actress plays the role of Vanessa in the movie adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical, but admits that the production is nerve-wracking as her performance will be...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 June 2020

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Victoria Mahoney In Talks To Direct Kill Them All

Victoria Mahoney is in talks to direct 'Kill Them All'.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mahoney is set to make her big-studio debut on the adaptation of Kyle Starks' graphic novel.The flick will be produced by Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec,...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 June 2020

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Josh Gad Doesn't Think Olaf Deserves Frozen Spin-off

Josh Gad doesn't think Olaf has ''earned'' a 'Frozen' spin-off movie.The 39-year-old actor - who voices the loveable snowman in the Disney franchise - has played down the idea of his character getting his own standalone film following the 2013...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 June 2020

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'Too Many Characters': Patty Jenkins Turned Down Justice League Movie

Patty Jenkins once turned down the chance to make a 'Justice League' movie. The 48-year-old director was asked to be on board on film about the team of fictional superheroes, but admitted she rejected the opportunity because there were ''too...

By Bang Showbiz on 02 June 2020

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Robert Pattinson Had 'wrong Take' On Tenet Character

Robert Pattinson admits that he had the ''wrong take'' on his character in 'Tenet'.The 'Twilight' star struggled to grasp the plot of Christopher Nolan's spy thriller which impacted on his performance.He told Esquire magazine: ''It's an incredibly complicated movie, like...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 June 2020

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Sylvester Stallone To Narrate Rocky Documentary

Sylvester Stallone is to narrate a new documentary about the 'Rocky' franchise.The programme, titled '40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic', will explore the creation of the boxing drama which made the 73-year-old actor a Hollywood superstar.Featuring previously...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 June 2020

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Alec Baldwin To Star In Rust

Alec Baldwin is to star in 'Rust'.Deadline reports that the 62-year-old actor will play the lead role in the new Western movie, which will be written and directed by Joel Souza.The story follows outlaw Harland Rust (Baldwin), who has a...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 June 2020

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Paul Dano: The Batman Script Is 'really Powerful'

Paul Dano says that Matt Reeves' script for 'The Batman' is ''really powerful''.The 35-year-old actor is to play the role of The Riddler in the new superhero flick, which also stars Robert Pattinson and Zoe Kravitz, although filming has been...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 June 2020

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John Wick: Chapter 4 To Feature Unused Parabellum Scenes

'John Wick: Chapter 4' will incorporate unused action sequences from the third film in the franchise.Director Chad Stahelski has admitted some scenes were chopped from 'John Wick: Parabellum' because he ''didn't have room'' for them in the movie but he's...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 June 2020

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JK Simmons Could Return For 2 Future Spider-Man Films After Penning Marvel Deal

JK Simmons signed a deal for ''two sequels'' when he reprised his role as J. Jonah Jameson in 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'. But the 65-year-old actor admitted his editor-in-chief of The Daily Bugle alter-ego may not necessarily feature in the...

By Bang Showbiz on 01 June 2020

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Michelle Dockery: I Don't Have A Career Plan

Michelle Dockery doesn't have a career strategy.The 38-year-old actress has revealed she adopts an open mind to her career choices, insisting she is simply motivated by good ''writing and the character''.Asked what type of roles excite her, Michelle explained: ''I...

By Bang Showbiz on 31 May 2020

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David Thewlis Was 'surprised' To Be Offered Avatar Role

David Thewlis was ''surprised'' when he was cast in the 'Avatar' franchise.The 57-year-old actor will appear in the much-anticipated second and third films in the series, and he's admitted that it was ''entirely different'' to anything he previously experienced.Asked about...

By Bang Showbiz on 31 May 2020

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David Ayer Says Suicide Squad Was 'beaten Into A Comedy'

David Ayer claims his original plan for 'Suicide Squad' was ''beaten into a comedy'' by studios bosses.The 52-year-old director helmed the much-maligned superhero movie - which starred the likes of Will Smith, Margot Robbie, and Jared Leto - but David...

By Bang Showbiz on 31 May 2020

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Tara Reid Wants To Win An Oscar

Tara Reid wants to win an Oscar.The 'Sharknado' actress has dreamed of winning an Academy Award since she was young and has even rehearsed acceptance speeches in her bathroom.Asked her career ambitions, she said: ''I still want that Oscar. That's...

By Bang Showbiz on 31 May 2020

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Ava DuVernay And Rita Wilson Seeking Election To Film Academy Board

Ava DuVernay and Rita Wilson are seeking election to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' Board of Governors.The 47-year-old director and the 63-year-old actress are among 153 candidates running for positions on the Film Academy Board in 2020....

By Bang Showbiz on 30 May 2020

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Best Movie Musicals Of All Time

The Sound of MusicA huge commercial hit upon its original release back in 1965, this classic musical has continued to delight subsequent generations of viewers with its superb numbers and stellar performances.The events of the Second World War have inspired...

By Staff Writer on 30 May 2020

Tom Hardy Is 'effortlessly Talented', Says Josh Trank

Josh Trank thinks Tom Hardy is an ''effortlessly talented'' actor.The 36-year-old director teamed up with Tom, 42, for his new biographical drama film 'Capone', and he's admitted to being wowed by Tom's ability to switch so easily between playing notorious...

By Bang Showbiz on 30 May 2020

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Gina Prince-Bythewood Feels 'really Excited' About The Old Guard's Release

Gina Prince-Bythewood is ''really excited'' about 'The Old Guard's upcoming release.The 50-year-old director is pleased that the Netflix film will get plenty of attention in the coming months, as other superhero movies have been forced to delay their release because...

By Bang Showbiz on 30 May 2020

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Ryan Gosling To Star In The Wolfman

Ryan Gosling is set to star in 'The Wolfman'. The 39-year-old actor is in talks to take on the lead role in the Universal movie, which has been written by Lauren Schuker Blum and Rebecca Angelo, according to The Hollywood...

By Bang Showbiz on 30 May 2020

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Linda Cardellini Was 'terrified' Of Slapping Tom Hardy In Capone

Linda Cardellini was ''terrified'' of slapping Tom Hardy too hard when they shot 'Capone'.The 44-year-old actress portrays the gangster's wife Mae in Josh Trank's biopic and admitted she was nervous when she had to violently strike Tom as the dementia-stricken...

By Bang Showbiz on 29 May 2020

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Josh Gad's Daughters Are Bored With Olaf

Josh Gad has revealed that his daughters are fed up of Olaf.The 39-year-old actor voices the snowman in both 'Frozen' films but joked that his children, Ava, nine, and Isabella, six, prefer other Disney favourite Moana instead.In an interview on...

By Bang Showbiz on 29 May 2020

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Thomas Kail Is To Direct Fiddler On The Roof Remake

Thomas Kail is to direct a remake of 'Fiddler on the Roof'.The 42-year-old director is to helm an adaptation of the iconic musical for MGM and he will also serve as a producer on the film with Dan Jinks and...

By Bang Showbiz on 29 May 2020

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Paul Feig To Direct The School For Good And Evil

Paul Feig is to direct 'The School For Good and Evil'.The 57-year-old filmmaker will helm the adaption of Soman Chainani's fantasy novel for Netflix.The story was published in 2013 and was the first in a six-book series. It follows best...

By Bang Showbiz on 29 May 2020

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Sonic The Hedgehog 2 In The Works

A 'Sonic the Hedgehog' sequel is in the works. Paramount Pictures and Sega Sammy are working on a follow up movie to the action-adventure comedy, which dropped earlier this year and starred Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic the...

By Bang Showbiz on 29 May 2020

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Awkwafina And Karen Gillan To Reunite In Action-comedy Shelly

Awkwafina and Karen Gillan are to reunite for the upcoming action-comedy 'Shelly'.The 'Jumanji: The Next Level' co-stars have reportedly been tapped to star in the motion picture which is to be helmed by Jude Weng - who has directed episodes...

By Bang Showbiz on 29 May 2020

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Jon Landau Teases Avatar 2 Plot Details

Jon Landau has revealed 'Avatar 2' will focus on the Sully family.The 59-year-old producer has revealed that Jake and Neytiri, played by Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana respectively, will be forced to protect their family in James Cameron's sci-fi sequel,...

By Bang Showbiz on 28 May 2020

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