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Katie Hopkins Petition Grows After Migrant "Cockroach" Comments

Katie Hopkins Petition Grows After Migrant "Cockroach" Comments

Over 150,000 people have signed a petition calling on Katie Hopkins to be sacked by tabloid newspaper The Sun after she described migrants as "cockroaches". Writing in her column, Hopkins said those desperate to reach...

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

Morgan Spurlock Claims Harry Styles Will Leave One Direction

Morgan Spurlock Claims Harry Styles Will Leave One Direction

Morgan Spurlock, the documentary filmmaker who directed One Direction's This Is Us movie, has claimed that Harry Styles will be next to leave the band. Speaking to TMZ.com, the Supersize Me star admitted he didn't...

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

Alan Rickman Almost Turned Down Villain Role in 'Die Hard'

Alan Rickman Almost Turned Down Villain Role in 'Die Hard'

It was the role that made his name, though British star Alan Rickman has revealed that he was close to turning down the iconic villain Hans Gruber in Die Hard. Alan Rickman says he almost...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th April 2015

Woody Allen Heads Cannes Film Festival with 'Irrational Man'

Woody Allen Heads Cannes Film Festival with 'Irrational Man'

Woody Allen's existential comedy Irrational Man starring Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone heads this year's Cannes Film Festival line-up, announced Thursday. The 2015 festival also sees the premiere of Natalie Portman's directorial debut A Tale...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th April 2015

So, Is Tony Soprano Dead, or Not?

So, Is Tony Soprano Dead, or Not?

The Sopranos creator David Chase has been discussing the controversial ending to the HBO again, this time leaving more breadcrumbs to those seeking a definitive interpretation of the final scene. Chase offered a shot-by-shot walkthrough...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th April 2015

Matthew Vaughn in Talks to Direct 'Flash Gordon' for 20th Century Fox

Matthew Vaughn in Talks to Direct 'Flash Gordon' for 20th Century Fox

After the surprise success of Kingsman: The Secret Service, 20th Century Fox is looking to lock down Matthew Vaughn to helm its next franchise - Flash Gordon. Sources tell Variety that the Brit is in...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th April 2015

Ed Sheeran Could Make Appearance on 'Game of Thrones'

Ed Sheeran Could Make Appearance on 'Game of Thrones'

Ed Sheeran says he is stepping up his campaign to land a guest appearance on HBO's Game of Thrones. The British star is a big fan of the show though passed on a cameo three...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th April 2015

Bill Paxton To Play 'Grand Theft Auto' Nemesis in BBC Drama

Bill Paxton To Play 'Grand Theft Auto' Nemesis in BBC Drama

Bill Paxton will play Jack Thompson, the attorney who tried to destroy the video games company Rockstar Games in a new series for the BBC. Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe will play Sam Houser, the...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th April 2015

Wiz Khalifa Breaks Spotify Record with 4.2m Streams in 24 Hours

Wiz Khalifa Breaks Spotify Record with 4.2m Streams in 24 Hours

Rapper Wiz Khalifa has broken the record for the most Spotify streams in the U.S in 24 hours after his single See You Again was played 4.2 million times on Monday April 13. The song...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th April 2015

Patty Jenkins to Direct 'Wonder Woman' after Michelle MacLaren's Exit

Patty Jenkins to Direct 'Wonder Woman' after Michelle MacLaren's Exit

Warner Bros has hired Patty Jenkins to take the reins of the forthcoming Wonder Woman movie after Michelle MacLaren announced her departure earlier this week. Jenkins is best known for directing Charlize Theron's Oscar winning...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th April 2015

Chris Hemsworth Reveals the Movies Left on His Marvel Contract

Chris Hemsworth Reveals the Movies Left on His Marvel Contract

Chris Hemsworth has revealed the movies left on his Marvel contract. Plenty of actors are coming to the end of their deals with the studio- Robert Downey Jr has Avengers 2 and 3 - but...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th April 2015

Netflix To Offer Audio Description for Blind on Marvel's 'Daredevil'

Netflix To Offer Audio Description for Blind on Marvel's 'Daredevil'

Netflix has committed to providing audio descriptions for its visually impaired users on the new Marvel series Daredevil. In a blog post, the streaming service said the new feature would also roll on the likes...

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

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone Ready for Chazelle's 'La La Land'

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone Ready for Chazelle's 'La La Land'

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are in negotiations to star in Damien Chazelle's La La Land - the follow up to his Oscar-nominated movie Whiplash. A contemporary romantic musical, the film - which Chazelle wrote...

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

Was The Dennis Quaid Meltdown an Elaborate Hoax?

Was The Dennis Quaid Meltdown an Elaborate Hoax?

Dennis Quaid appears to have suffered an on-set meltdown while shooting a new movie, though fans of the actor are already suspicious that it could be part of an elaborate meltdown. So, was Dennis Quaid...

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

Jack White Is "Taking a Break" From Playing Live "For A Long Period"

Jack White Is "Taking a Break" From Playing Live "For A Long Period"

Jack White, one of the most tireless and talented live performers of his generation, has decided to take a break from the stage for "a long period of period." Jack White says he is taking...

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

Mark Ruffalo Touts Big Plans for 'The Hulk'

Mark Ruffalo Touts Big Plans for 'The Hulk'

Mark Ruffalo has been talking up his chances of playing The Hulk again, saying that although Universal still own the rights to any standalone movie, he could still see Dr Bruce Banner turning up in...

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

Philip Glenister Favorite to Replace Jeremy Clarkson on 'Top Gear'

Philip Glenister Favorite to Replace Jeremy Clarkson on 'Top Gear'

Philip Glenister, the actor known for his role in Life on Mars, is the new favourite to replace Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear. Glenister has been backed in from 10-1 to just 2-1 to join...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 14th April 2015

Ringo Starr Was "Drunk For 20 Years" After Beatles Breakup

Ringo Starr Was "Drunk For 20 Years" After Beatles Breakup

Ringo Starr admits he was drunk for 20 years after the breakup of The Beatles. Starr, who is to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland on April 18, admits...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 14th April 2015

Olivia Munn To Play Psylocke in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

Olivia Munn To Play Psylocke in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

Olivia Munn will play Betsy Braddock, aka Psylocke in X-Men: Apocalypse, director Bryan Singer has announced on Instagram. The character made her first appearance in the X-Men comic-books in 1976 though has hitherto been only...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 14th April 2015

Justin Bieber Put in Chokehold and Booted From Coachella Festival

Justin Bieber Put in Chokehold and Booted From Coachella Festival

Justin Bieber was put in a choke hold by security and kicked out of the Coachella music festival on Sunday night. The pop-star and his entourage had walked to the artist's entrance where Drake was...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 14th April 2015

HBO Renews 'Veep', Hires 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Man as Show Runner

HBO Renews 'Veep', Hires 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Man as Show Runner

HBO has renewed its political comedy Veep, the day after its latest season premiere. The cable channel announced the news on Monday, also confirming that technology satire Silicon Valley will also be returning.Julia Louis Dreyfus...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 14th April 2015

Noel Gallagher Tops First Official Vinyl Record Chart

Noel Gallagher Tops First Official Vinyl Record Chart

Noel Gallagher has topped the new vinyl record chart with his second solo record Chasing Yesterday. Vinyl records have been granted their own official chart in line with a boom in sales in the format...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 13th April 2015

John Oliver Defends IRS As "The Anus of the Country"

John Oliver Defends IRS As "The Anus of the Country"

Wait, what? John Oliver defended the IRS on Last Week Tonight. Kind of looks wrong doesn't it? But, yep, the British comedian used his monologue on Sunday's show to explain why we shouldn't be so...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 13th April 2015

Ryan Reynolds Victim of Hit-And-Run in Vancouver

Ryan Reynolds Victim of Hit-And-Run in Vancouver

Ryan Reynolds was the victim of a hit-and-run attack in Vancouver on Friday. The 38-year-old's publicist told E! news that the actor was struck by a paparazzi car driving through an underground parking garage.Ryan Reynolds...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 13th April 2015

'Fast and Furious 7' Dominates Box-Office with Cool $60.6 Million

'Fast and Furious 7' Dominates Box-Office with Cool $60.6 Million

In the end, it wasn't even a contest. Fast and Furious 7 dominated the box office for the second weekend in a row, picking up a cool $60.6 million and driving its U.S total to...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 13th April 2015

Rebel Wilson Signs on For 'Pitch Perfect 3'

Rebel Wilson Signs on For 'Pitch Perfect 3'

Pitch Perfect 2 may not even have made it to cinemas yet, but its star Rebel Wilson has revealed that she's already signed up for the third movie. The comedy actress, 29, told the Los...

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

Four New Episodes of 'Game of Thrones' Leak Online

Four New Episodes of 'Game of Thrones' Leak Online

The first four episodes of the fifth season of Game of Thrones have leaked online, ahead of the series premiere date of April 12. According to Mashable, the leaked episodes were made available on various...

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

Ian McKellen to Play Cogsworth in 'Beauty and the Beast'

Ian McKellen to Play Cogsworth in 'Beauty and the Beast'

Sir Ian McKellen will play Cogsworth the talking grandfather clock in Disney's upcoming live action remake of Beauty and the Beast. The 75-year-old joins Emma Watson (Belle), Dan Stevens (The Beast) and Emma Thompson (Mrs...

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

"Beautifully Haunting" Ex Machina A Triumph for Alex Garland

"Beautifully Haunting" Ex Machina A Triumph for Alex Garland

Ex Machina, the directorial debut from writer Alex Garland, received critical acclaim when released in the UK earlier this year, and now, as it arrives on U.S soil, it's making waves again.Domhnall Gleeson [L] and...

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

It's Confirmed: William Shakespeare Wrote 'Double Falsehood'

It's Confirmed: William Shakespeare Wrote 'Double Falsehood'

Double Falsehood, a play said to have been written by William Shakespeare but disputed for years, is almost certainly the work of the 16th century bard, new research has found. Shakespeare appears to have written...

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

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