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Rahman 'Blessed' By Oscar Nominations

Indian composer A.R. RAHMAN has been left stunned by his double Oscar nomination for his work on DANNY BOYLE's 127 HOURS.The Slumdog Millionaire Oscar winner is in the mix again for his film score and...

Pike Disappointed By Bafta Choices

ROSAMUND PIKE has taken aim at BAFTA bosses for overlooking U.K. films in favour of their American counterparts, insisting it's a "real shame" her MADE IN DAGENHAM co-star SALLY HAWKINS was snubbed in this year's...

The King's Speech Crowned Top Movie In Britain Again

THE KING'S SPEECH refuses to be dethroned in the U.K. - COLIN FIRTH's drama has topped Britain's box office chart for the second week running.The film, about stuttering monarch King George VI, scooped a massive...

Natalie Portman: 'Black Swan Costumes Helped Character Creation'

Natalie Portman needed costumes to get into character on 'Black Swan'. The Hollywood beauty - who was yesterday nominated for a BAFTA for her performance in the film about a psychologically-troubled ballerina - admits the...

The King's Speech Dominates Bafta Nods

Coming as no surprise whatsoever, The King's Speech dominated the list of nominations for Britain's BAFTA awards, the equivalent of America's Oscars. The critically acclaimed film, which is also a frontrunner in the Oscar race,...

Colin Firth Marches On With Bafta Nomination For Kings Speech

COLIN FIRTH, the British actor who took home the prize for 'Best Actor' at Sunday evening's GOLDEN GLOBES, has continued his successful run through this year's award season after he was nominated for a BAFTA...

Dominic Cooper: 'Mamma Mia 2 Is Very Unlikely'

Dominic Cooper is "unlikely" to reunite with ex-girlfriend Amanda Seyfried for a second 'Mamma Mia' movie. The British actor - who portrayed love interest Sky in the 2008 musical comedy - admits he is not...

The King's Speech Leads Bafta Nominations

Critically-acclaimed THE KING'S SPEECH is set to dominate the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards next month (Feb11), after scoring a massive 14 nominations.The Tom Hooper movie, about stammering British monarch King...

The King's Speech Leads Bafta Nominations

Critically-acclaimed THE KING'S SPEECH is set to dominate the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards next month (Feb11), after scoring a massive 14 nominations.The Tom Hooper movie, about stammering British monarch King...

Andrews & Hershey Reunite?

LOST star NAVEEN ANDREWS and BLACK SWAN actress BARBARA HERSHEY have reportedly reunited more than a year after ending their romance.The British actor, 42, met Hershey on the set of independent film Drowning on Dry...

Gemma Arterton Wants Aronofsky Collaboration

Gemma Arterton wants to work with Darren Aronofsky. The 'Tamara Drewe' actress cites the director's ballet thriller 'Black Swan' as her favourite movie of the last 12 months and has issued an open plea for...

Firth's Stutter Returned For A Single Man Speech

COLIN FIRTH was left red-faced after winning an award for his role in A SINGLE MAN because the stutter he perfected for THE KING'S SPEECH returned as he picked up the trophy.The actor won a...

Plan B Worried About Bafta Judging Role

British singer/actor PLAN B was wary about joining the panel for the prestigious Rising Star prize at the upcoming BAFTA Awards - as he feared the actors would think him unworthy to judge their performances.Plan...

Plan B: 'Ill Manors Will Be Something Different'

Plan B thinks he "has something" better than any other film director because he had to make a feature on a budget. The British star - real name Ben Drew - has recently completed shooting...

Andrew Garfield Among Rising Star Nominees

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are among the five nominees for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's BAFTAs. The 'Spider-Man' stars are joined by Gemma Arterton, Tom Hardy and Aaron Johnson on the...

Garfield & Stone Up For Bafta Rising Star Award

ANDREW GARFIELD is set to battle it out with his SPIDER-MAN co-star EMMA STONE for the prestigious Rising Star prize at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards.The two actors, who...

Andrew Garfield Among Rising Star Nominees

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are among the five nominees for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's BAFTAs. The 'Spider-Man' stars are joined by Gemma Arterton, Tom Hardy and Aaron Johnson on the...

The King's Speech & Black Swan Lead The Baftas Longlist

Hotly-tipped Oscars contenders THE KING'S SPEECH and BLACK SWAN look set to dominate the 2011 British Academy Film Awards after earning 15 nominations apiece in the event's longlist.Both films will compete in the Best Film...

Review Of The Year

It's been an incredible year in the world of showbiz, with the usual headline-grabbing antics, scandal, sleaze, celebrity births, star weddings, and bitter break-ups. Here, WENN takes a look back at the first six months...

New Scorsese/de Niro Collaboration Confirmed

MARTIN SCORSESE has confirmed he is reuniting with ROBERT DE NIRO for the first time since 1995 crime classic CASINO.Rumours the pair was in talks to star in their ninth collaboration surfaced earlier this year...

Matt Damon To Join Sci-fi Movie Elysium?

Matt Damon is in talks to join the cast of 'Elysium'.The Oscar-winning actor and screenwriter is reportedly in early negotiations to appear in Neill Blomkamp's upcoming sci-fi drama alongside the star of 'District 9' -...

Busy Walters Misses Out On Dream Role

Actress JULIE WALTERS was forced to turn down a dream role in her favourite British TV show CORONATION STREET earlier this year (10) - because she was too busy making movies.The Harry Potter star was...

Brit Tv Star Digby Died From Suffocation

An inquest into the death of British TV presenter KRISTIAN DIGBY has concluded the star suffocated during a botched solo sex game.The 32 year old's body was found at his home in Stratford, east London...

Charlize Theron For Princess Diana Role?

Charlize Theron could be set to play Princess Diana in a Hollywood movie.The South African-born actress is being lined up for the role, which tells the tale of the princess' relationship with former bodyguard Ken...

West Premieres New Film

KANYE WEST has premiered his 35-minute film RUNAWAY during a whistle-stop promotional trip to Europe.The rapper presented the short film in Paris, France on Tuesday (05Oct10) and officially premiered the project at the British Academy...

Richardson Puzzled By Acting's Prestige

Oscar-nominee MIRANDA RICHARDSON can't understand the snobbery surrounding the acting profession, and was left astounded at the lengths stars go to for an Academy Award.The Brit is a stalwart of the U.K. theatre, TV and...

Randy Quaid Arrested For Squatting

Actor RANDY QUAID and his wife are facing burglary charges after being arrested for squatting in their former home. The new owners of the house reported to police that Quaid had been living there without...

Nolan & Sheen To Be Honoured At Bafta/la Awards

Director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN and actor MICHAEL SHEEN will be honoured with special British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA/LA) awards at an upcoming ceremony.British moviemaker Nolan, whose current hit Inception, starring Leonardo...

Allison Janney Is Completely 'Shameless'

Award winning actress ALLISON JANNEY has taken on the role of Sheila in a brand new adaptation of hit UK show 'Shameless' to be aired in January 2011 on Showtime. Shameless is a remake of...

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