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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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James Marsden Landed Hairspray Role After Random Julia Roberts Encounter

James Marsden landed a role in 'Hairspray' after a random encounter with Julia Roberts.The 46-year-old actor explained how he was being interviewed by director Adam Shankman when the 'Pretty Woman' star came up and showered him with praise.In an interview...

By Bang Showbiz on 28 May 2020

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Christopher Nolan Crashed A Real-life Plane During Tenet Filming

A real-life plane was crashed during filming for 'Tenet'.Christopher Nolan - who directed the much-anticipated thriller movie - has revealed he decided to buy and crash an actual aircraft as it was ''more efficient'' than using special effects.The 49-year-old filmmaker...

By Bang Showbiz on 28 May 2020

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Apple To Finance Killers Of The Flower Moon

Apple is set to finance Martin Scorsese's 'Killers of the Flower Moon'.The tech giant has won the rights to the upcoming Western, which will star Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, according to Deadline.The deal means Paramount Pictures will distribute...

By Bang Showbiz on 28 May 2020

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Wes Ball's 'new Take' On Planet Of The Apes Is 'moving Forward'

Wes Ball's ''new take'' on 'Planet of the Apes' is ''moving forward'' and could enter ''virtual production'' soon.After the Disney/Fox merger last year, it was revealed that the 'Maze Runner' filmmaker had been tapped for a new movie in the...

By Bang Showbiz on 28 May 2020

Henry Cavill 'in Talks To Reprise Superman Role'

Henry Cavill is in talks about reprising his role as Superman. The 37-year-old actor has played the superhero in three movies, 'Man of Steel', 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', and 'Justice League', and he could well be donning Clark...

By Bang Showbiz on 28 May 2020

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Kumail Nanjani Was Told To 'play Up' Accent In Audition

Kumail Nanjiani was told ''play up'' his accent when auditioning for a major Hollywood film.The 'Eternals' star - who hails from Pakistan - has revealed that he missed out on a role in the movie as he refused to exaggerate...

By Bang Showbiz on 27 May 2020

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Connie Nielsen Landed Wonder Woman Role With Zack Snyder's Help

Zack Snyder helped Connie Nielsen to land her role in 'Wonder Woman'.The 54-year-old actress has revealed that the 'Justice League' director persuaded Patty Jenkins to cast her as Queen Hippolyta in the superhero movie.Connie told The Hollywood Reporter: ''It's funny...

By Bang Showbiz on 27 May 2020

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Top 10 Bingo Movies

You might think that Bingo is the past-time of your grandparents in the local care home, but nothing could be further from the truth. Bingo is so cool, so on-trend, so cutting edge that it has been the topic of...

By Staff Writer on 27 May 2020

Scott Derrickson To Direct Labyrinth Sequel

Scott Derrickson is to direct a 'Labyrinth' sequel.The 53-year-old filmmaker has been tapped to helm a follow-up to the 1986 movie, which starred Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie, Deadline reports.The fantasy film disappointed at the box office but has since...

By Bang Showbiz on 27 May 2020

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Doug Liman Set To Direct Tom Cruise's Space Film

Doug Liman is set to direct Tom Cruise in his outer space-shot movie.The 54-year-old filmmaker and Tom have planned the project - which also involves Elon Musk's Space X and NASA - together, and the director has already written a...

By Bang Showbiz on 27 May 2020

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Jon M. Chu Still Can't Enjoy Success Because Of Past 'flops'

Jon M. Chu can't enjoy the success of 'Crazy Rich Asians' because he taught himself not to focus on critics or the box office.The 40-year-old filmmaker admitted seeing his previous movies - including the likes of 2015's 'Jem and the...

By Bang Showbiz on 27 May 2020

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Edgar Wright's Last Night In Soho Delayed To 2021

Edgar Wright's 'Last Night in Soho' has been pushed back to next year. The 46-year-old director took to Twitter to confirm the movie is ''not quite finished yet'' due to the coronavirus pandemic, so it has been delayed seven months...

By Bang Showbiz on 27 May 2020

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Britt Ekland: The Era Of The Classic Bond Girl Is Over

Britt Ekland believes the era of the classic Bond girl is over.The 77-year-old actress played the role of Mary Goodnight opposite Sir Roger Moore as 007 in the 1974 film 'The Man with the Golden Gun' but she thinks that...

By Bang Showbiz on 26 May 2020

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Adam Sandler Almost Choked During Uncut Gems Filming

Adam Sandler almost choked on the set of 'Uncut Gems'.The 53-year-old actor has won critical acclaim for his role as gambling addict Howard Ratner in the flick, but directors Josh and Benny Safdie revealed that he was left in agony...

By Bang Showbiz on 26 May 2020

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Frank Marshall Wants New Jason Bourne Film

Frank Marshall wants to make a new Jason Bourne film.The 73-year-old producer has worked on all five previous movies in the series and is keen to see Matt Damon return as the big screen spy in another adventure.In an interview...

By Bang Showbiz on 26 May 2020

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Amy Winehouse Biopic Could Be Released Next Year

A film about the life of Amy Winehouse could be released next year, according to her father Mitch.Mitch, 69, has suggested the new project will be a more truthful portrayal of the singer - who passed away in 2011 -...

By Bang Showbiz on 26 May 2020

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