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Avengers: Age of Ultron Does Massive, MASSIVE, Business Overseas

Avengers: Age of Ultron Does Massive, MASSIVE, Business Overseas

Avengers: Age of Ultron is certainly tracking to bother those movies in the Top 5 grossing of all time, taking a massive $201.2 million across 44 territories this past weekend. The Disney-Marvel superhero sequel rolled...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 28th April 2015

And Now...Stephen Hawking on Why Zayn Is Still In One Direction

And Now...Stephen Hawking on Why Zayn Is Still In One Direction

Dr Stephen Hawking, one of the finest minds in the history of the mankind, has had his say on Zayn Malik's departure from pop group One Direction. Appearing via hologram at the Sydney Opera House...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 27th April 2015

George Clooney to Run London Marathon 2015 after Losing Bet

George Clooney to Run London Marathon 2015 after Losing Bet

George Clooney will run the 2016 London Marathon after losing a bet with his friend, the former model Christy Turlington Burns, who completed the 26.2 mile course in under four hours on Sunday (April 26,...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 27th April 2015

Arnold Schwarzenegger Zombie Flick 'Maggie' Shines At Tribeca

Arnold Schwarzenegger Zombie Flick 'Maggie' Shines At Tribeca

Arnold Schwarzenegger's new zombie movie Maggie has premiered to a positive critical response at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film focuses on a deadly zombie virus sweeping the nation and a father willing to stop...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 24th April 2015

Pacific Rim 2 Set for August 4, 2017, Guillermo Del Toro Announces

Pacific Rim 2 Set for August 4, 2017, Guillermo Del Toro Announces

Director Guillermo Del Toro has announced that his action sci-fi sequel Pacific Rim 2 will be moved from April 7, 2017 to August 4, 2017. Universal has been moving release dates around recently and confirmed...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 24th April 2015

Top Gear Executive Producer Quits Amidst Rumours of Rival Show

Top Gear Executive Producer Quits Amidst Rumours of Rival Show

Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman has quit the BBC motoring show in the wake of Jeremy Clarkson's sacking. Wilman and Clarkson, who are old school friends, are rumoured to be planning a rival show.Jeremy...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 24th April 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey Sequels Set for 2017 and 2018

Fifty Shades of Grey Sequels Set for 2017 and 2018

The sequels to Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, will hit theaters on February 10, 2017 and February 9, 2018, respectively. The first movie starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 24th April 2015

Dozen Native American Actors Walk Off Adam Sandler Film Set

Dozen Native American Actors Walk Off Adam Sandler Film Set

A dozen Native American actors, as well as a Native cultural advisor, have walked off the set of Adam Sandler's latest movie, The Ridiculous Six. The actors left the set of the satirical western after...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 24th April 2015

Russell Brand Not Voting in General Election, Though Backs Greens

Russell Brand Not Voting in General Election, Though Backs Greens

Russell Brand, the comedian turned revolutionary whose film The Emperor's New Clothes offers an alternative to mainstream politics. He says he will not be voting at the upcoming General Election. However, Brand described the Green...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd April 2015

James May and Richard Hammond to Quit 'Top Gear' Without Clarkson

James May and Richard Hammond to Quit 'Top Gear' Without Clarkson

James May says he and Richard Hammond would not return to Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson. The co-host suggested that the motoring show without its long-time presenter would be "a bit of a daft...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd April 2015

Rapper-Turned-Actor Common Joins Cast of 'Suicide Squad'

Rapper-Turned-Actor Common Joins Cast of 'Suicide Squad'

The Oscar-winning rapper-turned-actor Common has signed on to join the cast of Suicide Squad - Warner Bros' new all-star action movie featuring DC Entertainment super villains. Common has joined the cast of Suicide SquadFury filmmaker...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd April 2015

Clint Eastwood: "People Say I Threatened to Kill Michael Moore"

Clint Eastwood: "People Say I Threatened to Kill Michael Moore"

Clint Eastwood says he doesn't hold a grudge against Michael Moore and never threatened to kill the filmmaker and activist after his criticism of American Sniper. In fact, Eastwood told a CinemaCon audience on Wednesday...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd April 2015

'Star Trek 3' Titled 'Star Trek Beyond', Details on Elba's Character

'Star Trek 3' Titled 'Star Trek Beyond', Details on Elba's Character

The third instalment of Paramount's rebooted Star Trek franchise is to be titled Star Trek Beyond, according to TrekMovie.com, who say the name has been registered with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).Idris Elba...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd April 2015

Tom Rothman Cuts Budget on 'Ghostbusters' By $15 Million

Tom Rothman Cuts Budget on 'Ghostbusters' By $15 Million

Tom Rothman is already making some big decisions in his new role as chairman of Sony, including cutting the budget of Paul Feig's forthcoming all-female Ghostbusters movie. The movie is planned for July 2016.Tom Rothman...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd April 2015

Sir Paul McCartney Tops Sunday Times Rich List - Find out How Much

Sir Paul McCartney Tops Sunday Times Rich List - Find out How Much

Sir Paul McCartney has been named the UK and Ireland's richest musician with a total fortune of £730 million. The former Beatles' fortune has increased by £20 million in the past year alone.Sir Paul McCartney...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd April 2015

E.L James's Husband is Writing 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Sequel

E.L James's Husband is Writing 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Sequel

Well this is convenient. E.L James, the author of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, has hired her own husband, Niall Leonard, to write the script for the sequel, Fifty Shades Darker, according to the...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd April 2015

Was Kristin Guru-Murphy Right to Question Downey Jr on Drugs?

Was Kristin Guru-Murphy Right to Question Downey Jr on Drugs?

You've probably seen it by now - Robert Downey Jr storming out of an interview with Channel 4's Kristin-Guru Murphy after the line of questioning turned quite sharply from Avengers: Age of Ultron to the...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd April 2015

'Lego Movie' Directors to Helm Animated Spider-Man Film

'Lego Movie' Directors to Helm Animated Spider-Man Film

Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the now revered directors behind The Lego Movie, have been hired to helm a Spider-Man animation, to hit theaters in July 2018. The duo will produce the movie with Ari...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd April 2015

FKA Twigs, Wild Beasts, Royal Blood Up For Ivor Novello Awards

FKA Twigs, Wild Beasts, Royal Blood Up For Ivor Novello Awards

Critically acclaimed artists FKA Twigs, Wild Beasts and Royal Blood have been nominated for Ivor Novello awards. Chart toppers including Sam Smith and Clean Bandit were also recognised for the prizes, which reward achievements in...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 22nd April 2015

Jeremy Clarkson to Return to the BBC, Says Head of BBC Two

Jeremy Clarkson to Return to the BBC, Says Head of BBC Two

Kim Shillinglaw, the head of BBC Two and BBC Four who has the task of replacing Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear, says the former host has not been banned by the corporation and could return....

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 22nd April 2015

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Scripts Destroyed Daily to Avoid Leaks

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Scripts Destroyed Daily to Avoid Leaks

The cast of the Avengers: Age of Ultron say the script had to be shredded ever day to avoid details of the movie being leaked. The film's glittering cast attended Tuesday night's premiere in London.Elizabeth...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 22nd April 2015

Who is Ewan McGregor Playing in 'Beauty and the Beast'?

Who is Ewan McGregor Playing in 'Beauty and the Beast'?

Ewan McGregor is in final negotiations to play the key role of Lumiere in Disney's live action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, which also boasts Emma Watson, Ian McKellen and Kevin Kline amongst its...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 22nd April 2015

Netflix Renews 'Daredevil' For Season 2, Hires New Showrunners

Netflix Renews 'Daredevil' For Season 2, Hires New Showrunners

Streaming service Netflix has renewed its comic book series Daredevil for season 2, announcing that Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez will take over from show-runner Steven DeKnight.Charlie Cox plays Daredevil in Netflix's new seriesDaredevil, which...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 22nd April 2015

'Groundhog Day' Musical to Have World Premiere at Old Vic

'Groundhog Day' Musical to Have World Premiere at Old Vic

A new stage musical of the classic comedy film Groundhog Day will have its world premiere at the Old Vic in London next year. The show will be directed by the Vic's new artistic director...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 21st April 2015

Stereo Kicks "Glad To Be Away" From Louis Walsh

Stereo Kicks "Glad To Be Away" From Louis Walsh

The X-Factor boy-band Stereo Kicks say they are "glad to be away" from their mentor Louis Walsh. The eight-piece group finished fifth on the ITV talent show and Walsh suggested they needed to cull members.Stereo...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 21st April 2015

Well, We Never Had Madonna Down as a Thatcherite

Well, We Never Had Madonna Down as a Thatcherite

If you were trying to predict Madonna's political persuasions you probably have her somewhere on the left, wouldn't you? Still, the Queen of Pop found herself under a wave of criticism this week after sharing...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 21st April 2015

Netflix Orders 13 Episodes of 'Full House' Revival 'Fuller House'

Netflix Orders 13 Episodes of 'Full House' Revival 'Fuller House'

Netflix has ordered 13 episodes of the Full House revival Fuller House, with the vast majority of the original cast likely to return. The new incarnation will premiere on the streaming service in 2016 and...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 21st April 2015

Jon Stewart Confirms August 6 Will Be His Final Day on 'Daily Show'

Jon Stewart Confirms August 6 Will Be His Final Day on 'Daily Show'

Jon Stewart has confirmed that August 6 will be his final day on The Daily Show. The comedian announced the news on Monday's instalment of the series, saying, "I will be wearing a suit, I...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 21st April 2015

Timothy Spall to Play Bogeyman in Raymond Briggs Adaptation

Timothy Spall to Play Bogeyman in Raymond Briggs Adaptation

Timothy Spall is to play Fungus the Bogeyman in Sky1's adaptation of Raymond Briggs' classic tale. The four-part series will co-star Keeley Hawes, Victoria Wood, Andy Serkis and Marc Warren.Timothy Spall will play Fungus the...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 20th April 2015

Gareth Edwards Offers First Look at Star Wars Movie 'Rogue One'

Gareth Edwards Offers First Look at Star Wars Movie 'Rogue One'

Director Gareth Edwards used the Star Wars celebration on Sunday to premiere a concept reel to preview the mysterious new movie Rogue One. The film is one of a series of new films exploring other...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 20th April 2015

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RIP Aretha Franklin - Seven Of Her Most Captivating Songs

RIP Aretha Franklin - Seven Of Her Most Captivating Songs

We pay tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who passed away this week at the age of 76.

Album of the Week: Conquering 'Stage Fright' with The Band

Album of the Week: Conquering 'Stage Fright' with The Band

'Stage Fright' was released on August 17th, 1970.

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Is Netflix's 'Outlaw King' Starring Chris Pine The New 'Braveheart'?

Is Netflix's 'Outlaw King' Starring Chris Pine The New 'Braveheart'?

We can't wait until the Fall for this gritty historic thriller.

7 Stars That Swapped A Football Career For Music

7 Stars That Swapped A Football Career For Music

From Robbie Williams to Olly Murs, these musicians are still football mad.

Paul McCartney - Fuh You Lyric Video

Paul McCartney - Fuh You Lyric Video

It's a far cry from The Beatles' 'I Wanna Hold Your Hand', but Paul McCartney has unveiled a risque new single entitled 'Fuh You'.

Madonna At 60 - Her 10 Best Singles

Madonna At 60 - Her 10 Best Singles

Which of Madonna's many hits do you think is the best?

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