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Scarlett Johansson In Golden Globes Snub

Scarlett Johansson has been ruled ineligible for a Golden Globe for her performance in 'Her'.The 29-year-old actress has earned rave reviews for her voice role in the Spike Jonze-directed science fiction movie, but the Hollywood...

Benedict Cumberbatch 'Thrilled' With The Fifth Estate

Benedict Cumberbatch is ''thrilled'' with 'The Fifth Estate'.The 37-year-old actor plays real-life WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the upcoming thriller and he admitted while he enjoyed the role, he was ''terrified'' before he watched the...

Naomi Watts Felt Compelled To Play 'Complex' Diana

Naomi Watts wanted to play Princess Diana because she was such a ''complex'' woman.The 44-year-old actress portrays the late royal in new movie 'Diana' - which is based on the book 'Diana: Her Last Love'...

Samantha Shannon's "The Bone Season" - What's All The Fuss About?

Samantha Shannon, the 21-year-old author behind The Bone Season, is on everyone’s lips these days. The book has only been released today, though advance reader copies have been making the rounds for several months, but...

How A 19-Year-old Intern Wrote 'The Bone Season,' The New Harry Potter

Two years ago, Samantha Shannon was a nobody - certainly in the literary world. A 19-year-old slaving away as an intern like thousands of other aspiring writers, she put her mind to realising her dream...

Do Andy Serkis, Samantha Shannon, Have The New Harry Potter On Their Hands?

Two years ago, Samantha Shannon was a 19-year-old intern - though no ordinary 19-year-ordinary intern. She had 480 pages of a fantasy novel locked away, for which - two years later - she would be...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer - First Look

Following last Christmas' first instalment that kicked off the trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the new episode of adventures in Middle Earth will take Gandalf (Ian McKellen), Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and the band...

Gary Oldman Joins Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Gary Oldman has joined the 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' cast.'The Dark Knight Rises' actor has become the latest star to sign on to Matt Reeves' sci-fi sequel, set 15 years after the...

Jason Clarke Joins Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Jason Clarke has been cast in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'.The 'Zero Dark Thirty' actor is on board to star in Matt Reeves' new chapter of 20th Century Fox's fantasy franchise, set 15...

James Franco Denies Return To Planet Of The Apes

James Franco is doubtful he will return to 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'.The Hollywood heartthrob - who played Will Rodman in the 2011 film 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes - admits...

Andy Serkis: Gollum Is An Addict

Andy Serkis has likened Gollum to an addict.'The Hobbit' actor - who reprises his role as the cave-dwelling creature in the 'Lord Of The Rings' prequel - took inspiration for his character from modern-day addiction...

Cate Blanchett Shocked At The Hobbit Return

Cate Blanchett didn't expect to appear in 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'.The actress reprised her role as Galadriel from Sir Peter Jackson's award-winning 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy in the prequel, despite her character not...

Peter Jackson To Shoot Tintin 2 In 2013

Sir Peter Jackson is looking to film a 'Tintin' sequel next year ahead of a 2015 release. The 51-year-old director has been busy working on 'The Hobbit' franchise recently, but while promoting the first fantasy...

Ian Mckellen Says Hobbit Was Like Homecoming

Sir Ian McKellen felt like he was returning home when he started shooting 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'. The actor reprised his role as Gandalf the wizard from Peter Jackson's award-winning 'Lord of the Rings'...

The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey Has Some Unexpected Thrills, Say Its Stars

Peter Jackson's long awaited adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien's The Hobbit has already graced screens in New Zealand, but ahead of its North American and British release over the next two days, the stars have given...

Andy Serkis Helped Peter Jackson Direct The Hobbit

Actor Andy Serkis not only played the role of Gollum in Peter Jackson's upcoming The Hobbit trilogy, he also directed a handful of action scenes.The British star is set to make his filmmaking debut in...

Andy Serkis On His Gollum Turned Director Role In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Andy Serkis as Gollum was arguably the most iconic aspect of The Lord of The Rings trilogy. His sneering obsessiveness provided twists within the plot, and cult-like mimicry from fans outside it. However, his reprisal...

Pictures: The Hobbit Premiere, Cate Blanchett, Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson

Cate Blanchett Looking Typically Radiant At The Hobbit In WellingtonPeter Jackson and his team repaid New Zealand for its hospitality this week, by hosting the world premiere of the new Lord of the Rings film...

Cate Blanchett Leads The Stars At The Hobbit Premiere

Cate Blanchett led the stars at 'The Hobbit: Unexpected Journey' world premiere today (28.11.12) in Wellington, New Zealand.The blonde actress - who plays enchantress Galadriel in the fantasy franchise - was joined by her eight-year-old...

Andy Serkis To Direct Animal Farm Remake

Andy Serkis is planning to direct a remake of 'Animal Farm'.The 'Lord Of The Rings' actor - who made his directorial debut as a second unit helmer on 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' - will...

Andy Serkis To Make Directorial Debut With Animal Farm Adaptation

The Lord Of The Rings actor Andy Serkis is set to make his directorial debut with a big screen adaption of George Orwell's classic novel Animal Farm.Serkis, who voices the role of creepy Gollum in...

Matt Reeves To Direct Apes Sequel

Matt Reeves will direct 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'.The 'Cloverfield' helmer has been announced to take the reins of the forthcoming sequel to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'.Rupert Wyatt - who...

Andy Serkis Reads The Hobbit At 75th Anniversary Event

Actor Andy Serkis thrilled Lord Of The Rings fans in London on Saturday (22Sep12) by reading extracts of The Hobbit in character to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the book.J.R.R. Tolkien's hit novel, which has...

Rupert Wyatt To Drop Out Of Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Sequel?

Rupert Wyatt looks set to drop out of the sequel to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'.The British director is said to be considering quitting the highly anticipated follow-up, titled 'Dawn of the Planet...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Star In August: Osage County?

Benedict Cumberbatch is in talks to star in drama movie 'August: Osage County'. The 'Sherlock' actor has entered negotiations to portray the sensitive son of Meryl Streep's onscreen sister, Mattie Fay Aiken (Margo Martindale), in...

Jackson Receives Public Criticism Over The Hobbit Trilogy

The Hobbit is set to be stretched out from two to three films, due to be released over the next 3 years, Peter Jackson announced over his Facebook page and not everybody is happy about...

Andy Serkis: Martin Freeman Was Unpredictable On The Hobbit

Andy Serkis says Martin Freeman was unpredictable on the set of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'. The 48-year-old actor - who reprises his role as Gollum in the prequel to the 'Lord of the Rings'...

Andy Serkis' Gollum Voice Issues

Andy Serkis found it difficult to reprise his role as Gollum in 'The Hobbit'. The British actor revealed it was tough to voice the sly creature after a 10-year break since he finished shooting 'The...

Peter Jackson Taught Serkis To Direct While Filming The Hobbit

Peter Jackson mentored Andy Serkis while shooting 'The Hobbit'.'The Lord Of The Rings' director helped Andy - who voices sly goblin-like creature Gollum in the film franchise - make his directorial debut as a second...

Saturn Awards: 'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes' Wins Big

'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' may have been snubbed at the Academy Awards this year, though it appears to have made up for its by cleaning up at the Saturn Awards, which honors...

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