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Elle Fanning To Play Mary Shelley In New Love Story

Maleficent star Elle Fanning has been cast as Frankenstein creator Mary Shelley in Saudi Arabian director Haifaa Al-Mansour's new Hollywood movie.Romantic drama A Storm in the Stars will chronicle the young Mary Wollstonecraft's love affair...

Jessica Brown Findlay Taking Trapeze Lessons For New Film

Former Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay has taken up trapeze lessons in order to prepare for her role in Frankenstein.The actress will play a circus performer in the new film, opposite fellow Brits Daniel...

'I, Frankenstein' Fails To Raise Critics' Pulses

I, Frankenstein, the latest adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic novel, has been crushed by critics and no electrical cables or extra body parts seem likely to rebuild its reputation.Aaron Eckhart stars as Adam, Frankenstein's monster.The...

Downton Abbey Star Lands Leading Lady Role In Frankenstein

Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay has landed a leading role in the new Frankenstein adaptation opposite Daniel Radcliffe and James Mcavoy.The actress, who played the late Lady Sybil Crawley in the period drama, has...

Frankenweenie To Open Bfi London Film Festival

Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' is to open this year's BFI London Film Festival. The European premiere of the Disney comedy animation film - which features the voices of Christopher Lee, Winona Ryder and Martin Landau -...

Robert Pattinson Upset By Twilight Hair Extensions

Robert Pattinson hated his hair extensions for 'Twilight' so much that he ripped them out.The actor - who plays vampire Edward Cullen in the 'Twilight Saga' franchise - was initially supposed to have long hair...

Robert Pattinson Wore Wig For Twilight

Robert Pattinson had to wear a wig for 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2'.The 26-year-old actor had to recently film re-shoots for the movie - the last installment of the vampire blockbusters -...

Simon Pegg Doesn't Like 3d

Simon Pegg is not a fan of 3D.The 'Shaun of the Dead' star doesn't like to see movies with computer imagery as he feels like it is an ''intrusion''.He said: ''I'm not a fan of...

Lady Gaga Approves Of Cooper's 'Born This Way'

Lady Gaga has given her seal of approval to Alice Cooper's version of 'Born This Way'. Shock rock legend Alice has recently started playing his own heavy version of the 'Bad Romance' singer's track live,...

Boyle Olympics Opening Ceremony Will Be Like A Film

What is British director Danny Boyle up to with his plans for the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games? Boyle, who was named artistic director for the Olympics in 2010, had initially suggested that...

Danny Boyle's Olympics Ceremony Inspired By Frankenstein

Filmmaker Danny Boyle borrowed ideas from Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein when drawing up plans for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in London this summer (12).The Slumdog Millionaire director signed on to orchestrate the...

Britain's National Theater Coming To Your Multiplex

A stage production by Britain's National Theater of director Danny Boyle's version of Frankenstein will be screened in more than 200 U.S. theaters on June 6-7 at 7 00 p.m. local time. It is Boyle's...

Eddie Izzard Set To Join Munsters Remake

Eddie Izzard is set to join a remake of 'The Munsters'. The 50-year-old comedian is being lined up to play elderly vampire Grandpa Munster - a role made famous by Al Lewis - in 'Mockingbird...

Ting Tings Don't Feel Successful

The Ting Tings have never felt successful.The duo - made up of Katie White and Jules de Martino - first shot to fame with their infectious single 'That's Not My Name' five years ago and...

Jonny Lee Miller To Play Sherlock Holmes

Jonny Lee Miller has been cast in a new 'Sherlock Holmes' project.The actor is to play the fictional British detective - created by author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the 19th century - in CBS...

Jonny Lee Miller Cast In Us Sherlock

Jonny Lee Miller is to play Sherlock Holmes in a new US TV drama. The 'Trainspotting' actor will take on the lead role of the legendary detective in a pilot for US network CBS entitled...

J.j. Abrams 'Did Not Fight' For 3-D Star Trek Sequel

J.J. Abrams "didn't want" the 'Star Trek' sequel to be in 3-D. The director - who begins filming on the eagerly anticipated sci-fi film on Thursday (12.01.12) - admits he was not initially keen to...

Underworld Musical Directors Of The Olympics

Underworld have been named musical directors of the London 2012 Olympics. The 'Born Slippy' dance duo - Rick Smith and Karl Hyde - have been appointed music directors of the opening ceremony, and will work...

Cumberbatch And Miller Share Drama Award

Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller were jointly awarded the Best Actor prize at Britain's Evening Standard Theatre Awards on Sunday (20Nov11) for their starring roles in Danny Boyle's Frankenstein.The actors were both nominated for...

Bill Nighy Signs Up To I, Frankenstein

Bill Nighy has signed up to star in 'I, Frankenstein'. The 'Love Actually' actor will star alongside Aaron Eckhart as the titular character in the forthcoming movie, and is set to play a demon prince...

Conrad Murray: Jackson 'Begged' For 'Milk' Before Death

Conrad Murray claims Michael Jackson pleaded for "more milk" in his final words before his death.The physician - who was found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson on Monday (09.11.11) - explained the...

Miller And Cumberbatch To Battle For Theatre Award

Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch will go head-to-head for the Best Actor prize at Britain's Evening Standard Theatre Awards for their starring roles in Danny Boyle's Frankenstein.The Slumdog Millionaire director returned to his stage...

Shawn Levy To Direct Pinocchio Prequel

Shawn Levy is set to direct a 'Pinocchio' prequel. The 'Real Steel' filmmaker has signed up to 'The Three Misfortunes of Geppetto', written by Michael Vukadinovich and housed at 20th Century Fox. The story tells...

Aaron Eckhart Joins I, Frankenstein

Aaron Eckhart is set to star in 'I, Frankenstein'. The 43-year-old actor will take on a leading role in the movie, based on Kevin Grevioux's graphic novel about the creature from Mary Shelley's classic story...

Eckhart To Rise As Frankenstein's Monster

Aaron Eckhart is set to pile on the prosthetics to play Frankenstein's monster in a re-imagining of Mary Shelley's classic story.The Dark Knight star has signed up to appear in I, Frankenstein, a new film...

Osment Signs Up For Frankenstein Project

Former child star Haley Joel Osment is to take on a spooky new role in an upcoming horror movie inspired by Frankenstein.Osment, who shot to fame in 1999 thriller The Sixth Sense, has been on...

Linkin Park Close Download 2011

Linkin Park closed the UK's Download rock festival last night (12.06.11).The 'Crawling' rockers ended the three day event which also saw performances from metal heavyweights including Rob Zombie, System of a Down, Alice Cooper, The...

Horror Film A Hit At Cannes

A horror film may be the last thing one would expect to turn up at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, but Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar's The Skin I Live In ( La Piel Que Habito...

Hugh Hefner 'Fortunate' To Have Crystal

Hugh Hefner is happier than he has even been thanks to his fiancee Crystal Harris. The 85-year-old Playboy founder will marry the 24-year-old blonde beauty at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles on June 18...

Helen Mirren 'Always' Kisses Russell Brand

Dame Helen Mirren "always" kisses Russell Brand whenever she sees him.The Oscar-winning actress - who stars alongside the British star in a remake of classic Dudley Moore comedy 'Arthur' - always loves meeting up with...

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