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Sigourney Weaver To Receive 2016 Donostia Award

Sigourney Weaver will receive the 2016 Donostia Award at the 64th San Sebastian Festival.The 66-year-old actress - who has recently been seen and heard in a couple of high-profile cameos in 'Ghostbusters' and 'Finding Dory'...

Academy Apologises For "Tone-deaf" Asian Jokes During Telecast

The organisers of the Oscars have apologised for the “tone-deaf” portrayal of Asians in various jokes at this year’s ceremony, after a group of actors and filmmakers of Asian descent complained of being offended.The Academy...

Academy Apologises To Asian Members

A group of prominent Asians in Hollywood, including director Ang Lee and actors George Takei and Sandra Oh, added their names to a protest letter, which was sent to Academy executives and the...

Ang Lee Joins Asians Protesting Oscars Skit

The Oscar winner is one of 25 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, of Asian descent, whose names feature on a letter sent to organisation officials, protesting a skit...

Ang Lee, John Krasinski And Guillermo Del Toro To Announce Academy Awards Nominations

A-list stars may still be nursing their hangovers from the Golden Globes on Sunday night, (10Jan16) but Hollywood's players are already looking to the biggest prize of all, the Oscars. The 88th Academy Awards nominations...

Jake Gyllenhaal Reveals His Acting Regrets

Jake Gyllenhaal regrets thinking of acting as ''just a job''.The 34-year-old star, who appears alongside the likes of Josh Brolin and Keira Knightley in 'Everest', has revealed he went through a stage in his career...

Steve Martin To Join Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Steve Martin is to join the cast of 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk'.The 'Cheaper By The Dozen' star is set to take a role in the adaptation of the novel of the same time.Deadline reports...

Netflix Announces First Original Movie With ‘Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon’ Sequel

Netflix are teaming up with the Weinstein Company to produce the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon titled, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny. For the first time ever, the movie will be...

Angelina Jolie Upsets Chinese Fans With Ang Lee Comments

Angelina Jolie has become a target for Chinese film fans after questioning director Ang Lee's links to their nation in a media interview.The actress was promoting her new movie Maleficent, which is set to open...

Angelina Jolie: Cleopatra Might Be Last Film Role

Angelina Jolie is set to play Cleopatra on the big screen.The 'Maleficent' actress has revealed she's in line to take on the part of the iconic Egyptian queen in an Eric Roth-scripted movie.She confessed during...

Ang Lee Opens Up About Tiger Drama On Life Of Pi Set

Moviemaker Ang Lee has addressed reports suggesting a tiger almost drowned on the set of Life Of Pi, revealing it was "an accident".The director agreed to speak with reporters in the Philippines in the wake...

No Animals Were Harmed? Ugh, Tiger Was Nearly Killed On 'Life Of Pi'

The Life of Pi on-set monitor who emailed a colleague to say that King - the Bengal tiger used on the movie - "damn near drowned" during shooting has left the American Human Association.Ang Lee...

American Humane Association Bosses Sever Ties To Life Of Pi Worker

American Humane Association officials have severed ties with an employee who confessed to "playing down" the near death of a tiger on the set of Ang Lee's acclaimed Life Of Pi.Gina Johnson's email to a...

Vin Diesel Wants Ang Lee For Kojak

Vin Diesel wants Ang Lee to direct him in 'Kojak'.The 'Fast & Furious' star is eager for the Oscar-winning 'Life of Pi' director to join his latest project, which is a remake of the classic...

Life Of Pi Wins Another Bafta

Ang Lee's acclaimed drama Life Of Pi has added to its British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards haul by claiming the top prize at the organisation's Children's Awards.The film scooped a...

Peter Morgan And Ang Lee Working On New Muhammad Ali Movie

Award-winning British screenwriter Peter Morgan is working on a film with director Ang Lee about Muhammad Ali's infamous fights with Joe Frazier.The two boxers fought several historic bouts in the 1970s, and the film will...

China Finally Pays Hollywood Studios For 'Life Of Pi' And Others

The Chinese government has paid six major Hollywood studios in full, following a lengthy dispute over box-office payments, the Motion Picture Association of America announced on Tuesday, reports the Wall Street Journal."We are pleased to...

Sam Mendes Back For Bond 24?

Sam Mendes is reportedly set to direct the next James Bond film.The 'Skyfall' director previously ruled himself out of directing the 24th installment in the spy franchise due to his West End musical commitments, but...

Nolan, Lee Or Refn To Direct Bond 24?

Christopher Nolan, Ang Lee and Nicolas Winding Refn are in the running to direct the next James Bond film.'The Dark Knight Rises' director, the 'Life of Pi' helmer and the 'Drive' filmmaker are all hot...

Lesbian Love Story Wins Top Palme D'or Prize At Cannes

Lesbian romance 'Blue Is The Warmest Colour' has scooped the coveted Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival.The French film, 'La Vie d'Adele - Chapitre 1 & 2 (Blue Is The Warmest Colour)', was...

'Blue Is The Warmest Colour' Wins Palme D'or

'Blue is the Warmest Colour' has won the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.The lesbian coming of age movie, directed by Tunisian-born Abdellatif Kechiche and featuring rising French star Lea Seydoux - took...

Nicole Kidman Stuns In Anne Hathaway's Original Oscars Dress

Nicole Kidman wore Anne Hathaway's original Oscars gown to the Cannes Film Festival.The Australian actress was the picture of elegance at the 'Nebraska' premiere on Thursday (23.05.13) in a stunning ivory lace Valentino Haute Couture...

Eva Longoria's Wardrobe Malfunction Draws Laughs At Cannes Film Festival

Eva Longoria suffered a wardrobe malfunction at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday (May 18, 2013) though managed to have a pretty good laugh about the whole thing. The former Desperate Housewives actress stepped onto...

Ang Lee Walks Away From Debut Tv Project

Director Ang Lee has dropped out of his Tv directorial debut.The filmmaker signed on to helm a pilot for Tyrant, the story of an American family pulled into a Middle Eastern conflict, on the back...

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Sequel Confirmed

The Weinstein Company has officially announced a 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' sequel.The movie studio has confirmed its long-rumoured sequel - titled 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny' - to the hit martial...

The Great Gatsby Kicks Off Cannes Film Festival

'The Great Gatsby' opened the Cannes Film Festival last night (15.05.13). Several stars from the film including Leonardo DiCaprio - who plays main character Jay Gatsby - Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and Amitabh Bachchan took...

The Great Gatsby Kicks Off Cannes Film Festival

'The Great Gatsby' opened the Cannes Film Festival last night (15.05.13). Several stars from the film including Leonardo DiCaprio - who plays main character Jay Gatsby - Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and Amitabh Bachchan took...

Steven Spielberg Playing Cannes 'By Ear'

Cannes jury president Steven Spielberg is going to ''play it by ear''.The 'Lincoln' director will lead an all-star panel - including 'Stoker' actress Nicole Kidman, 'Life of Pi' director Ang Lee and 'Django Unchained' actor...

Cannes Jury Enjoy Spielberg Inspired Dinner

The Cannes Film Festival jury met for the first time last night (14.05.13).The panel - who will decide which competition film wins the prestigious Palme d'Or prize at the annual film gala - convened in...

Cannes Jury Deliberations Will Be 'Heated'

Stephen Frears says the Cannes Film Festival jury's deliberations are ''heated''.The filmmaker headed the prestigious award ceremony's panel of jurors in 2007 - when the top Palme d'Or prize went to Romanian film '4 Months,...

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