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Carmen Electra: Super Bowl Advert Was Fun

Carmen Electra says shooting the Volkswagen Super Bowl commercial was a ''lot of fun''.The former 'Baywatch' actress is the star of the upcoming spoof TV advert for the German car manufacturer, which was previewed online...

Leonardo Dicaprio Eyes Woodrow Wilson Biopic

Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star in and produce a biopic about US president Woodrow Wilson.'The Great Gatsby' star has signed up for the big screen movie about the 28th American president, which is based...

Daniel Day-lewis Needs A Break

Daniel Day-Lewis wants to have a ''lie down'' for a couple of years after winning the Best Actor award at this year's Oscars.The 'Lincoln' star - who made Academy Award history by becoming the first...

Hugh Jackman Channels Daniel Day-lewis In Oscars Voting Bid

Actor Hugh Jackman made one last-ditch effort to win over Oscar voters on Wednesday (20Feb13) by one-upping his rival Daniel Day-Lewis' portrayal of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.The Les Miserables star and Day-Lewis are both...

Daniel Day-lewis Thought Lincoln Would Be Impossible

Daniel Day-Lewis thought it was impossible to bring Abraham Lincoln back to life.The 55-year-old actor portrays the pioneering US president - who abolished slavery and led the country through the American Civil War - in...

Daniel Day-lewis: Lincoln Was 'Vulnerable'

Daniel Day-Lewis thinks Abraham Lincoln was ''vulnerable''.The award-winning actor - who picked up the Best Actor prize at the Golden Globe Awards yesterday (13.01.13) - plays the pioneering US president who abolished slavery in Steven...

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln Leads The Bafta Nominations

'Lincoln' has swept the 2013 BAFTAs with 10 nominations.The blockbuster film, which is based on the life of late US president Abraham Lincoln, received amazing results when the nominees for this year's ceremony were announced...

Lincoln Leads Golden Globe Nominations

'Lincoln' leads the Golden Globe 2013 nominations with seven nods. Steven Spielberg's biopic about former US President Abraham Lincoln is up for a host of top prizes including Best Drama, Best Director, Best Actor for...

Lincoln Leads Golden Globe Nominations

'Lincoln' leads the Golden Globe 2013 nominations with seven nods. Steven Spielberg's biopic about former US President Abraham Lincoln is up for a host of top prizes including Best Drama, Best Director, Best Actor for...

Christian Groups On The Attack Over Abraham Lincoln Language

Christian groups have taken aim at Steven Spielberg and the screenwriters of the new Abraham Lincoln biopic over the bad language in the film.Officials at groups like Movieguide and the Dove Foundation feel sure Lincoln...

James Taylor: 'Composer Wanted Me For Lincoln'

Beloved singer/songwriter James Taylor was briefly considered for the lead role in Steven Spielberg's Abraham Lincoln biopic after composer John Williams insisted he was a dead ringer for the late U.S. president.Taylor reveals he was...

Lincoln's Daniel Day-lewis Scoops New York Critics' Prize

DDaniel Day-Lewis has been named Best Actor by the New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC). The 55-year-old actor was recognised by the organisation in their annual awards for his portrayal of US President Abraham Lincoln...

Joseph Gordon-levitt Received Handwritten Letter From Day-lewis As Lincoln

Daniel Day-Lewis extended an unusual welcome to his Lincoln co-star Joseph Gordon-Levitt as filming on the biopic began by sending him a handwritten letter in character as former U.S. President ABRAHAM Lincoln.The Irish actor is...

Steven Spielberg Speaks In Gettysburg

Steven Spielberg paid tribute to the lives lost in the American Civil War as he commemorated Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address at a ceremony in Pennsylvania on Monday (19Nov12).The director gave the keynote speech at...

Joseph Gordon-levitt: Lincoln Was No Saint

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is glad 'Lincoln' doesn't portray the former US President as a ''saint''.The 'Inception' star plays Abraham Lincoln's son Robert in Steven Spielberg's upcoming biopic and is pleased the character of Lincoln, played by...

At The Movies: A Look At The Lincoln Reviews

As Steven Spielberg's political epic Lincoln enjoys its full U.S release today (Friday, Nov 16), we've decided to round up all the reviews so you can make the trickiest of all the choices: what to...

Daniel Day-lewis And Steven Spielberg Come Under-fire For Abraham Lincoln Portrayal

There was always going to be some sect of America that would shriek with horror when the news that Steven Spielberg had chosen British actor Daniel Day-Lewis to play beloved US President Abraham Lincoln, and...

Sally Field Packed On Pounds For Lincoln Role

Actress Sally Field packed on 25 pounds (11 kilograms) to play former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's wife Mary Todd in Steven Spielberg's new film.The Forrest Gump star portrays America's 16th First Lady and mother of...

George Clooney Revealed As Distant Relative Of Abraham Lincoln

George Clooney, Abraham Lincoln, who would have thought it? It has been revealed that the pair are actually distant relatives!If you're wondering how exactly Lincoln is a Clooney ancestor, Ancestry.com can reveal that the actor...

George Clooney Related To Abraham Lincoln

Actor George Clooney is related to former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.A new study by family tree experts at Ancestry.com has revealed the Ocean's Eleven star and the 16th President of the United States share the...

George Clooney Confirmed As Distant Cousin Of Abraham Lincoln

So that's where his political integrity comes from! George Clooney, the Oscar winning actor and noted Democrat, is a distant cousin of Abraham Lincoln, considered the greatest president in the history of the United States....

Joseph Gordon-levitt: Lincoln Set Revolved Around Day-lewis

Joseph Gordon-Levitt says the set of 'Lincoln' ''revolved around'' Daniel Day-Lewis. The 'Dark Knight Rises' actor stars as Robert Todd Lincoln - the eldest son of former US President Abraham Lincoln, who is portrayed by...

Sally Field Became Lincoln's Wife After Virginia Stroll With Day Lewis

Sally Field prepared for her role as President Abraham Lincoln's wife Mary Todd by taking a stroll with her movie husband Daniel Day Lewis in character the day before filming began.The actress admits she was...

Joseph Gordon-levitt: 'Daniel Day-lewis Was Mr. President On Lincoln Set'

Revered method actor Daniel Day-Lewis was so taken over by the role of Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's new historical epic even the director referred to him as Mr. President on set.Co-star Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who...

Steven Spielberg Praises Day-lewis For 'Incredible' Lincoln Prep

Steven Spielberg has revealed that actor Daniel Day-Lewis put in an ''incredible'' amount of work in preparation for his role in 'Lincoln'. The director of the drama movie was impressed with Daniel's extensive research...

Billy Campbell To Portray Abraham Lincoln On Tv

Enough villain Billy Campbell is set to don the beard and stove pipe hat to portray assassinated U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in a new TV docu-drama.The actor will lead the cast in National Geographic Channel's...

Raunch And Sex Rule At Weekend Box Office

Records of sorts were set at the box office last weekend. The Los Angeles Times discovered that for the first time in history two R-rated movies earned more than $21 million apiece. In fact, Ted...

Ted Is Plush At Box Office

Ted clearly had the right stuff(ing) over the weekend as it debuted well above predictions with an estimated $54.1 million. Box office pundits had expected an opening of around $30-35 million. Also coming in substantially...

Abraham Lincoln Takes Over Top Spot At The U.k. Box Office

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has bounced back from its poor start at the American box office over the weekend (22-24Jun12) to land atop the U.K. film charts.The period piece movie, which was co-produced by director...

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