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Zach Galligan: 'Gremlins Movie Is Not A Remake'

Galligan, who starred in both Gremlins and Gremlins 2: The New Batch, confirmed in January (15) that Chris Columbus, writer of the 1984 horror, was working on a reboot of the first film...

Daniel Radcliffe Unveils Walk Of Fame Star

The Harry Potter actor was on hand to unveil the 2,565th star at the famous attraction in a ceremony outside the TLC Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday (12Nov15). The event...

Daniel Radcliffe To Receive 2,565th Walk Of Fame Star

The young Brit, who cemented his mark on Tinseltown when he placed his hand and footprints in the pavement outside the Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in 2007, alongside Potter co-stars Emma Watson...

Chris Columbus Wants More 'Harry Potter' Movies

Director Chris Columbus has revealed that he would like to make a series of sequels to the Harry Potter movies. He’s “fascinated” by the plotlines and back stories of the main characters, such as Hermione...

Chris Columbus Eyes Harry Potter Sequel

The moviemaker, who directed the first three films based on the magical books by J.K. Rowling, is fascinated by the fates of the lead characters, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, played...

Chris Columbus Reveals Problems Of Goonies Sequel

Screenwriter Chris Columbus is ''very protective'' of the 'Goonies' sequel.The 56-year-old film-maker - who penned the original 1985 adventure comedy movie - has revealed plans are in place to make a sequel, but said there...

Chris Columbus: 'Don't Expect The Goonies Sequel Anytime Soon'

Plans for a follow-up to the hit 1985 comedy adventure were revealed last year (14) when director Richard Donner claimed the movie was in development, and although original child stars Corey Feldman and...

Gremlins Reboot Will Be 'Completely Original'

The 'Gremlins' reboot will not be a shot-for-shot reproduction of the original.The 1984 horror comedy - which features magical creatures with an appetite for destruction - was a huge hit with fans, but writer Chris...

Robbin Williams: The Rocky Road To Mrs Doubtfire 2

When acting legend Robin Williams tragically passed away on 11 August, he left behind three adult children, a wife and a legion of fans heartbroken at the loss of such a talent. He also left...

'Mrs. Doubtfire' Cast Reluctant For Sequel: A Cash Cow For Robin Williams?

The news that a Mrs. Doubtfire sequel is definitely in the works 21 years after the 1993 comedy classic has been met mostly with hearty cries of "hooray" and reminiscing about the movie's poofy early...

Mara Wilson Rules Out Mrs Doubtfire Sequel

Mara Wilson has no ''interest'' in reprising her role for the 'Mrs. Doubtfire' sequel. The former child star, who played daughter Natalie Hillard in the 1993 hit film, has ruled out her chances of joining...

'Mrs Doubtfire' Sequel? Robin Williams To Don Wig And Fake Boobs Once More!

Robin Williams is set to reprise his role in the surprise sequel to the 1993 comedy, Mrs. Doubtfire, which will reportedly be directed by the original's Chris Columbus, according to THR. 21 years after the...

Robin Williams To Play Mrs. Doubtfire Again?

Robin Williams could be set to reprise his role as 'Mrs. Doubtfire'.The 62-year-old actor and Chris Columbus, who directed the original 1993 hit comedy, are both attached to a sequel with the script being penned...

Corey Feldman Echoes Richard Donner: 'The Goonies' Sequel Is "Close" To Becoming A Reality

Director Richard Donner unofficially confirmed he was working on a sequel to the hit 1985 children's classic, The Goonies, on Saturday (5th April). Although rumors have circulated for years, he stated the project was being...

'The Goonies' Director, Richard Donner, Unofficially Confirms A Sequel Is In The Works

Director Richard Donner announced to an unsuspecting photographer that he is making a sequel to the hit 1985 children's adventure film, The Goonies.Richard Donner with his wife Lauren Shuler Donner at an AFI event honouring...

Emma Watson Says Harry Potter Was Tough For Directors

Emma Watson says 'Harry Potter' was a ''huge burden'' for its directors.The actress played Hermione Granger in the wizard saga, and she admitted the filmmakers across the series - Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell...

Chris Columbus Writes Debut Novel

Director Chris Columbus is moving into literature after writing his debut novel for young adults.The Home Alone filmmaker has co-written a book with author Ned Vizzini, entitled House of Secrets, which he hopes will be...

Casting Bosses On The Hunt For Young Jesus For New Movie

Casting agents are on the hunt for the new Jesus Christ to lead the cast in Chris Columbus' adaptation of Anne Rice's book Christ The Lord: Out Of Egypt.Bosses at Columbus' 1492 Pictures acquired the...

Director Chris Columbus To Turn Comic Magazine Into Creepy Film

Filmmaker Chris Columbus is set to produce a new horror movie based on classic American comic magazine Creepy.The director, who brought the first two Harry Potter books to life on the big screen, unveiled the...

Columbus Follows Rowling Inspiration And Writes Teen Book Series

Moviemaker Chris Columbus appears to have been heavily inspired by J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books - he has penned his own children's novel.The Home Alone director, who stepped behind the camera for the first two...

Daniel Radcliffe Initially Refused Harry Potter Audition

Daniel Radcliffe's parents turned down his chance to audition for 'Harry Potter'.The British actor shot to fame after portraying the boy wizard in all eight movies in the series but he almost didn't get the...

Daniel Radcliffe Almost Missed Out On Potter

Daniel Radcliffe almost missed out on the role of Harry Potter because his parents were worried it would disrupt his life too much.The 22-year-old actor played the schoolboy wizard in all eight 'Harry Potter' movies...

Emma Stone Would Be A 'Great' Director

Emma Stone could become a "great" director if she wants to step behind the camera.Chris Columbus, the producer of Emma's new movie 'The Help', was very impressed with the 22-year-old actress on the set of...

Harry Potter Stars Tested Columbus On Set

British actor Matthew Lewis and his Harry Potter co-stars risked the wrath of director Chris Columbus on the early wizard movies - because they were always "messing and joking around" during filming.Lewis was a pre-teen...

Percy Jackson Wins Olympian Victory On Home Video

The debut of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment's Percy Jackson & the Olympians The Lightning Thief won the trifecta last week. It was the top DVD seller on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart,...

Columbus Quit Acting After Humbling Home Alone Experience

Moviemaker CHRIS COLUMBUS gave up his acting dreams after watching his onscreen skills in action while making HOME ALONE.The beloved director of films like Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the...

Harry Potter Director: 'Lerman Would Make A Fantastic Spider-man'

Moviemaker CHRIS COLUMBUS has given teenager LOGAN LERMAN a huge boost in his battle to become the next SPIDER-MAN, insisting the newcomer would be the perfect replacement for TOBEY MAGUIRE.Lerman is the star of the...

Columbus' Torment Over Grant's Arrest

Film-maker CHRIS COLUMBUS has broken his 11-year silence over his NINE MONTHS star HUGH GRANT's infamous liaison with prostitute DIVINE BROWN, claiming the actor's arrest "hurt" the film's box office takings. The HARRY POTTER AND...

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