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'Mr Holmes' Has 100 Percent on Rotten Tomatoes. It's the Perfect Movie.

'Mr Holmes' Has 100 Percent on Rotten Tomatoes. It's the Perfect Movie.

A little worried that Sir Ian McKellen had to match the likes of Robert Downey Jr and Benedict Cumberbatch as the super sleuth Sherlock Holmes? Well, you really shouldn't have. As with the Guy Ritchie's...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 18th June 2015

Lynda La Plante Writing 'Prime Suspect' Prequel 'Tennison' For ITV

Lynda La Plante Writing 'Prime Suspect' Prequel 'Tennison' For ITV

Lynda La Plante is working on the script for a Prime Suspect prequel series after the show was commissioned by ITV. La Plante, who wrote the early instalement of the crime-drama starring Helen Mirren, will...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 18th June 2015

Ashton Kutcher Set for Netflix Comedy Series 'The Ranch'

Ashton Kutcher Set for Netflix Comedy Series 'The Ranch'

Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson have signed on for new Netflix comedy series The Ranch, from the executive producers of Two and a Half Men. The streaming service is eyeing a 20-episode order, set to...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 18th June 2015

BBC Two Boss Denies 'Top Gear' Co-Host Will Be Female

BBC Two Boss Denies 'Top Gear' Co-Host Will Be Female

BBC Two boss Kim Shillinglaw has played down Chris Evans's assertion that his co-presenter on Top Gear will be female. Evans, who was unveiled as Jeremy Clarkson's replacement on the motoring show, had said that...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 18th June 2015

Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' To Get Full Series at Starz

Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' To Get Full Series at Starz

American Gods, Neil Gaiman's celebrated novel often considered the most acclaimed fantasy book of the 21st century, is heading to the small screen. Starz has ordered a full series with Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller and...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 18th June 2015

Nicole Kidman on Hollywood Sexism, "It's Not An Even Playing Field"

Nicole Kidman on Hollywood Sexism, "It's Not An Even Playing Field"

Nicole Kidman, one of the world's most famous and arguably best actresses, has taken aim at sexism in Hollywood saying the industry does not represent an "even playing field" for women. The Oscar-winning Australian actress...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 18th June 2015

Emma Stone Explains Why She Turned Down 'Ghostbusters'

Emma Stone Explains Why She Turned Down 'Ghostbusters'

Oscar-nominated actress Emma Stone says she turned down a starring role in the forthcoming Ghostbusters movie because she had misgivings about committing to another franchise. Stone, who many tipped to head-up the new reboot, has...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 18th June 2015

Neil Young Is Not Happy that Donald Trump Used His Song.

Neil Young Is Not Happy that Donald Trump Used His Song.

Donald Trump probably shouldn't count on the support of Neil Young for his newly announced presidential campaign. The Republican billionaire launched his 2016 campaign this week, using Young's anthem Rockin in the Free World as...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 17th June 2015

'Top Gear': Chris Evans Says He Has The Blessing of Jeremy Clarkson

'Top Gear': Chris Evans Says He Has The Blessing of Jeremy Clarkson

Chris Evans says he has the blessing of Top Gear's former hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May after being announced as the new presenter of the BBC show. Speaking on his Radio 2...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 17th June 2015

Leonardo DiCaprio and 'Sons of Anarchy' Writer Set for 'Akira'

Leonardo DiCaprio and 'Sons of Anarchy' Writer Set for 'Akira'

Leonardo DiCaprio is teaming up with the Sons of Anarchy writer Marco J. Ramirez for an adaptation of the Japanese manga classic Akira. DiCaprio will produce under the Appian Way banner with American Sniper's Andrew...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 17th June 2015

'Inside Out' Has 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Best Film Ever.

'Inside Out' Has 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Best Film Ever.

Time to add Inside Out to the list of Pixar's modern animated classics. Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen's new movie has sort of flown in under the radar though it seems a slick script...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 17th June 2015

Is 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' the next 'Napoleon Dynamite'?

Is 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' the next 'Napoleon Dynamite'?

Though the movie world was distracted by the box-office monster Jurassic World this weekend, a promising new release was making its own headway. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl was a massive Sundance favourite...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 15th June 2015

Nick Grimshaw To Be Confirmed as X-Factor Judge This Week

Nick Grimshaw To Be Confirmed as X-Factor Judge This Week

Nick Grimshaw is expected to be named as a judge on the new series of The X-Factor, according to industry reports. The Radio 1 DJ, who presents the station's breakfast show, is to replace the...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 15th June 2015

Chris Pratt Signs On For "38 More" Jurassic Park Movies

Chris Pratt Signs On For "38 More" Jurassic Park Movies

Chris Pratt has confirmed that he will be back for a Jurassic World sequel, joking that Universal Studios have him locked down to "38 movies". Jurassic World broke box-office records this weekend, taking over $500...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 15th June 2015

'Britain's Got Talent' In The Doghouse over 'Matisse' Stunt

'Britain's Got Talent' In The Doghouse over 'Matisse' Stunt

Ofcom has received over 1,150 complaints about the use of a "stunt dog" on ITV's Britain's Got Talent. The broadcasting regulator was inundated with reservations about the use of a stunt double that helped Jules...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 15th June 2015

London Road: "An Addictive Forensic Thriller Set to Music"

London Road: "An Addictive Forensic Thriller Set to Music"

London Road is certainly one of cinema's more intriguing releases of the year. Based on the National Theatre's production in 2011, it's held together by a stellar British cast including Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman and...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 12th June 2015

Matthew Vaughn Confirms 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' Sequel

Matthew Vaughn Confirms 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' Sequel

After the stunning success of the original, Matthew Vaughn has confirmed he is working on a sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service. The spy-caper starring Colin Firth and Mark Strong took over $400 million at...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 12th June 2015

Chiwetel Ejiofor to Play Baron Mordo in 'Doctor Strange'

Chiwetel Ejiofor to Play Baron Mordo in 'Doctor Strange'

Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor will play the sorcerous nobleman Baron Mordo in Marvel's Doctor Strange. The 37-year-old will line up against Benedict Cumberbatch's Doctor, while Tilda Swinton is reportedly in talks to play the Ancient...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 12th June 2015

'Orange is the New Black' Season 3 Drops Early - For Good Behaviour

'Orange is the New Black' Season 3 Drops Early - For Good Behaviour

Orange is the New Black season 3 got its release around six hours early on Thursday evening (June 11). Initially attributed to a "leak", these sorts of things are essentially just a way for Netflix...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 12th June 2015

The Crystal Maze Live in London - Do You Have What It Takes?

The Crystal Maze Live in London - Do You Have What It Takes?

Remember Crystal Maze? One of those couch critics who vowed they'd defeat the cryptic puzzles? Well, although we can't promise Richard O'Brien will be back - now's your chance to take part as the Maze...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th June 2015

Jimmy Savile Victim "Unwell" After Watching Alistair McGowan Portrayal

Jimmy Savile Victim "Unwell" After Watching Alistair McGowan Portrayal

A victim of the notorious paedophile Jimmy Savile has spoken of feeling "quite unwell" after watching the new London play An Audience with Jimmy Savile in which Alistair McGowan plays the predatory presenter.Alistair McGowan plays...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th June 2015

Disney Haemorrhaging Hundreds of Millions over 'Tomorrowland' Flop

Disney Haemorrhaging Hundreds of Millions over 'Tomorrowland' Flop

Disney will lose between $120-140 million on Brad Bird's big-budget fantasy adventure Tomorrowland, according to sources. It represents the studio's biggest financial misfire since The Lone Ranger prompted a $190 million write down and raises...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th June 2015

Phil Daniels Calls For 'Eastenders' To Be Axed

Phil Daniels Calls For 'Eastenders' To Be Axed

Phil Daniels, the British actor who played Kevin Wicks in Eastenders, says it is time for the BBC soap and its rival Coronation Street to be axed from UK television. Daniels, 56, said the idea...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th June 2015

Sir Christopher Lee Released Heavy Metal Albums, You Know

Sir Christopher Lee Released Heavy Metal Albums, You Know

Sir Christopher Lee, the celebrated actor and star of Dracula and The Wicker Man, has died aged 93 after being hospitalized with respiratory problems and heart failure. The veteran actor enjoyed a staggering career in...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th June 2015

Blur Halt Blackpool Gig after Barrier Gives Way During Mosh Pit

Blur Halt Blackpool Gig after Barrier Gives Way During Mosh Pit

Blur's gig at Blackpool's Empress Ballroom had to be halted on Wednesday when the front barrier separating the crowd from the stage gave way. The collapse, triggered by a mosh pit, occurred during the evening's...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th June 2015

Spike Lee versus Chicago Intensifies After Street Party is Blocked

Spike Lee versus Chicago Intensifies After Street Party is Blocked

A campaign to pressure movie director Spike Lee to change the name of his upcoming movie Chiraq has stepped up after a rookie alderman refused to grant a city permit to close a street for...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th June 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch Receives CBE for Services to Drama

Benedict Cumberbatch Receives CBE for Services to Drama

Benedict Cumberbatch is set to receive a CBE in the Queen's birthday honours list as a reward for his services to drama. The 38-year-old rose to fame in 2010 playing the lead in the BBC's...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th June 2015

Rowan Atkinson Sells McLaren F1 Supercar for £8 Million

Rowan Atkinson Sells McLaren F1 Supercar for £8 Million

Blackadder star Rowan Atkinson has sold his beloved McLaren F1 supercar for more than £8 million. The vehicle was listed for sale in January through London-based luxury car dealer Taylor & Crawley.Rowan Atkinson has sold...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th June 2015

Chris Hemsworth to Play Receptionist in All-Female 'Ghostbusters'

Chris Hemsworth to Play Receptionist in All-Female 'Ghostbusters'

Thor star Chris Hemsworth has been cast as the receptionist in Paul Feig's all-female Ghostbusters movie, confirming speculation that the role made famous by Annie Potts in the original film would be subject to a...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th June 2015

Homer and Marge to Split, Lena Dunham "The Other Woman"

Homer and Marge to Split, Lena Dunham "The Other Woman"

Homer and Marge Simpson are rumored to be splitting up on The Simpsons, with the family patriarch apparently set to fall for a pharmacist voiced by Girls star Lena Dunham.Are Homer and Marge finally splitting...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th June 2015

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