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Hard-hitting Crime Drama 'Prisoners' Sees Hugh Jackman On Top Form [Trailer]

The trailer for Denis Villeneuve's hard-hitting crime-drama Prisoners has rolled out online, showing Hugh Jackman in his first post-Les Miserables role, and a good one at that. The Australian plays Keller Dover, a regular guy...

Viola Davis In Talks For Cyber Crime Thriller

Viola Davis may star with Chris Hemsworth in a cyber crime movie.The 'Help' actress is in talks to star alongside the 'Thor' and 'Avengers' actor in Michael Mann's forthcoming untitled thriller which will begin filming...

Alice Englert Spellbound By Beautiful Creatures Cast

Alice Englert was blown away by the 'Beautiful Creatures' cast.The young Australian actress was in complete awe of her A-List co-stars - who included Oscar winners Jeremy Irons, Emma Thompson and Viola Davis - and...

A Week In Movies: Argo Keeps On Coming, Spring Breakers Looks Unhinged And Carell, Buscemi And Carrey Appear In Incredible Burt Wonderstone Trailer

PGA's And SAG Awards Both Favour Affleck While Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens And Ashley Benson Spring Break And Lindsay Lohan's The Canyons Bombs OutThe Oscar race was thrown into a spin last weekend by two...

Viola Davis: 'I Almost Quit Acting After Opera-singing Dog Attack'

THE HELP star Viola Davis was forced to rethink her career as an actress after she was mauled by a Labrador while performing an ill-fated one-woman show on a basketball court.The revered star spent two...

Viola Davis Not Phased By Protest At Won't Back Down Film Premiere

Actress Viola Davis has applauded the courage of teachers who protested outside the New York premiere of her controversial new drama Won't Back Down.In the upcoming movie Davis and actress Maggie Gyllenhaal play desperate mothers...

Meryl Streep Applauds Viola Davis At Women In Film Awards

Veteran actress Meryl Streep applauded her Doubt co-star Viola Davis as she handed her a top prize at the 2012 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards on Tuesday night (12Jun12).The Help star was honoured...

Tornado Warning Halts Filming On Emma Thompson Movie

Filming on Emma Thompson and Viola Davis' new movie has ground to a halt on location in Louisiana after local officials issued a tornado warning on Thursday (31May12).The actresses are shooting supernatural drama Beautiful Creatures...

Stars Turn Out For Britain's Glamour Awards

Pop stars Jessie J, Kylie Minogue and Kelly Rowland, and actresses Viola Davis, Eva Longoria and Jessica Alba were celebrating on Tuesday night (29May12) after winning honours at the annual Glamour Women of the Year...

Viola Davis Addresses Graduating Seniors At Alma Mater

Avid runner Viola Davis returned to her former high school in Rhode Island on Thursday (24May12) to deliver a commencement address to the graduating seniors at her alma mater.The Help star thrilled students at Central...

Justin Bieber Up For Teen Choice Awards

Justin Bieber has been nominated for five Teen Choice Awards.The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker has received the highest individual number of nominations for the annual ceremony - Choice Male Artist, Choice Fashion Icon: Male, Choice...

Lindsay Lohan Attending White House Dinner

Lindsay Lohan has been invited to the White House Correspondents' Dinner. The 'Mean Girls' actress is among a host of names to be asked to attend the event - which is held yearly to celebrate...

Adele Joins Obama In Time's 'Most Influential People' List

The power and influence of the young British songwriter Adele shows no signs of slowing, even when it seems that there are few people left on either side of the Atlantic who have not yet...

Katy Perry Almost Landed Role In The Help

Pop star Katy Perry has revealed she almost landed a small role opposite Emma Stone and Viola Davis in The Help but her recording schedule forced her to turn it down.The Firework singer, who made...

Jeremy Irons To Join Cast Of Beautiful Creatures

Jeremy Irons is in final negotiations to join the cast of 'Beautiful Creatures'. The 63-year-old actor will join a star studded ensemble including Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Emmy Rossum and Thomas Mann in the supernatural...

Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 To School, On Behalf Of Viola Davis

Meryl Streep has made a charitable donation to save a school, thanks to a tip-off from her fellow actress and Oscar hopeful Viola Davis. Davis reportedly told Streep about the ailing school in Central Falls,...

Oscar Voter Joan Collins Chooses 'The Artist' For Best Picture?

The 84th Annual Academy Awards is just three days away, and anticipation is building in Hollywood after the deadline for Oscar voters to provide this year's selections finally passed. The biggest night on the film's...

2012 Oscar Predictions: Who Will Scoop This Year's Prizes?

The 2012 Oscars are almost upon us, with several categories nicely poised, and others already looking like foregone conclusions. The critics have had their say, but it's down the all-important Academy voters to decide who...

Oscar Nominations 2012: Will There Be A Shock On Sunday?

The 84th Annual Academy Awards comes live from Los Angeles on Sunday (February 26, 2012), with several categories wonderfully poised and others looking like foregone conclusions. As has been well-documented, the silent French flick The...

Spike Lee Cohort Slams White-dominated Studios

Days after Spike Lee's obscenity-laced tirade against Hollywood studio executives at the Sundance Film Festival ("They know nothing about black people. Nothing!"), his co-producer and co-writer of Red Hook Summer has accused those same executives...

Meryl Streep 'Honoured' At Oscar Nomination

Meryl Streep is "honoured" to be up for Best Actress at this year's Academy Awards. The two-time Oscar-winning actress - who has now been nominated for 17 Academy Awards - is "touched deeply" after being...

Leonardo Dicaprio And Ryan Gosling Snubbed In Oscar Nominations

Leonardo DiCaprio and Ryan Gosling have missed out on an Oscar nomination. The Hollywood actors were not among those given a nod for a prestigious prize at this year's ceremony, while 'Shame' star Michael Fassbender...

Tilda Swinton Could Scoop First Leading Actress Award

Tilda Swinton could be set for glory at the forthcoming Bafta Awards after she was nominated for her role in the film 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'. In dual success for the film, its...

Silence Is Golden For 'The Artist' At Critics' Choice Awards

Silent flick The Artist has triumphed at this year's Critics' Choice Awards, taking home four prizes at the prestigious event including the big one - Best Picture. It was also recognised for Best Score and...

Rooney Mara Becomes The Hottest Heroine In Hollywood

Rooney Mara is the undoubted star of David Fincher's remake of 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo', so much so, that she had seen her odds of winning Best Actress at the 2012 Academy Awards...

Golden Globe Nominations: Silence Is Golden For The Artist

The Michel Hazanavicius-directed film The Artist - a French silent movie that is taking Hollywood by storm - leads the nominations for the Golden Globe Awards after picking up nods in six categories. Announced on...

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