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Kirk Douglas Thrilled With Dean O'gorman's Trumbo Performance

The Lord of The Rings actor plays Douglas as a young man in the film, which features Bryan Cranston as the blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. Before taking on the part, Dean...

John Goodman For Trumbo?

John Goodman is in talks to join the cast of 'Trumbo'.'The Monuments Men' star is in early negotiations to take on the role of a film producer in the upcoming movie about American screenwriter and...

John Cena For Role In The Nest

John Cena has joined the cast of 'The Nest'.The WWE wrestling superstar has signed on to appear in the Universal comedy starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, under the direction of 'Pitch Perfect' helmer Jason...

Helen Mirren In Talks For Trumbo

Helen Mirren is in talks for 'Trumbo.'The 'RED 2' actress is negotiating a role to star opposite Bryan Cranston in the biopic which is based on the life of the late blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo,...

Amy Poehler To Star With Tina Fey In 'The Nest'

Amy Poehler is in talks to star alongside Tina Fey in 'The Nest'.The 'Parks and Recreation' star - who has hosted the Golden Globes awards ceremony with her fellow 'Saturday Night Live' comedian for the...

Bradley Cooper Eyes Another Lance Armstrong Biopic

Bradley Cooper is in talks to produce and star in Lance Armstrong biopic 'Red Blooded American'.The Oscar-nominated 'Silver Linings Playbook' actor is being linked to Warner Bros.' new project which will be directed by Jay...

Ben Foster To Play Lance Armstrong In New Biopic

Ben Foster is in talks to play Lance Armstrong in a biopic by Stephen Frears.The 32-year-old actor looks set to star as the disgraced cyclist in the film which will focus on the seven-time Tour...

Ben Affleck Scoops Up Yet Another Director Award For Argo At Dgas

The awards just keep on coming for Ben Affleck and his CIA drama Argo, as the actor/director/producer/writer and all-round Renaissance man picked up the award for Best Director at the Director's Guild of America Awards...

Robert Downey Jr In Talks For El Presidente Role

Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Cruise are in talks to star in 'El Presidente'. The 'Avengers Assemble' star and the 'Rock of Ages' actor are wanted by director Jay Roach to lead the Warner Bros....

Game Change Director Defends Julianne Moore's Palin Portrayal

The director of the controversial Sarah Palin movie, Game Change, has spoken to Cbs News about the film, which aired on Sunday on Hbo. Palin is played by Julianne Moore, who has told reporters that...

Hbo's Game Change History Or Propaganda

Another controversy is brewing over HBO's plans to air Game Change , a docudrama about the 2008 Republican campaign in general and the decision by John McCain to pick Sarah Palin as his running mate...

Julianne Moore On The Challenges Of Playing Palin

"Oh My God, what have I done?" This, apparently, was Julianne Moore 's first thought when she hung up the phone after agreeing to play the role of Sarah Palin in the forthcoming movie, Game...

'Game Change' Director Forced To Defend Sarah Palin Portrayal

'Game Change' director Jay Roach has been forced to defend his adaptation of the 2008 election story. The film focuses on the Republican side of the senate and John Mccain's running mate Sarah Palin has...

Does Julianne Moore Outdo Tina Fey As Sarah Palin?

Julianne Moore stars as the former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin in Hbo's forthcoming 'Game Change' and a teaser trailer released on Thursday (December 22, 2011) ignited a debate over the best Palin impersonator -...

Jason Sudeikis To Take Part In Dog Fight

Jason Sudeikis has signed up to star in 'Dog Fight'. The 'Saturday Night Live' star will join Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis in the comedy about rival politicians in South Carolina vying for a seat...

Mike Myers Signs Deal For Austin Powers 4?

Mike Myers will return to the big screen for a fourth instalment of Austin Powers, according to hitfix.com. The website reported that it is unclear if director Jay Roach will return to the fold, but...

Bristol Palin Role In 'Game Change' Is Cast

Bristol Palin, the daughter of Republican politician Sarah Palin, will be portrayed by the actress Melissa Farman in Hbo's forthcoming movie 'Game Change', according to the Hollywood Reporter. The character of Bristol Palin is expected...

Ed Harris To Play John Mccain In Game Change

Ed Harris has been cast as Senator John Mccain in the forthcoming Hbo television-movie 'Game Change'.Ed Harris, the American actor and star of 'Apollo 13' and 'The Truman Show', has joined the cast of the...

Ed Harris To Play John Mccain In Game Change

Ed Harris has signed up to play Senator John McCain in 'Game Change'. The 60-year-old actor will star alongside Julianne Moore - as his running mate Sarah Palin - in the adaptation of the Mark...

Julianne Moore To Play Sarah Palin In Game Change

Julianne Moore has signed on to play the former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin in a new movie for Hbo.Julianne Moore, the Oscar nominated actress, will play the controversial Republican politician Sarah Palin in a forthcoming...

Julianne Moore Signs On To Play Sarah Palin

Julianne Moore is set to play the controversial Republican politician Sarah Palin in an upcoming Hbo movie.Julianne Moore, the American actress who most recently starred in the acclaimed comedy 'The Kids Are Alright', has signed...

Julianne Moore To Play Sarah Palin

Julianne Moore will portray Sarah Palin in a new film. The Oscar nominated actress will portray the US Republican politician in HBO Films' 'Game Change', which follows the 2008 presidential campaign. Former Alaskan governor Sarah...

Will Ferrell And Galafianakis Set For Political Comedy Film

Will Ferrell and Zach Galafianakis have signed up to work on an unnamed political comedy.The Hollywood comedians will film the project - due for release during the US 2012 presidential elections - next year, with...

Dustin Hoffman Set To Appear In Third Meet The Fockers Film

DUSTIN HOFFMAN has agreed to appear in the third instalment of the 'Meet the Fockers' franchise, BBC News reports. The 73-year-old wasn't initially cast for 'Little Fockers' after the film's creators failed to reach a...

Hill And Roach Added To Bruno Lawsuit

Actor JONAH HILL and director JAY ROACH have been dragged into an ongoing legal battle over SACHA BARON COHEN's BRUNO movie.Palestinian grocer Ayman Abu Aita filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the British funnyman last...

Director Roach Heading Back To Austin Powers

The fourth installment of the AUSTIN POWERS movie is picking up pace - director JAY ROACH has confirmed he's heading back to the film franchise.Last year (09) creator Mike Myers announced he had begun work...

Polo Wants To Be Funnier In Focker Role

Actress TERI POLO is set to reprise her role in the second MEET THE PARENTS sequel, and hopes she will be allowed to be funnier this time around. Polo will once again star as BEN...

Carrey Signs With Caa

LATEST: Hollywood funnyman JIM CARREY has signed with a new agency in a bid to resurrect his struggling career. The actor ditched former handler United Talent Agency (UTA), which launched his career over ten years...

Lying Stiller Got Tough With Streisand

BEN STILLER decided to get tough with BARBRA STREISAND to persuade her to star in sequel MEET THE FOCKERS - by shouting at her. The funnyman was asked by director JAY ROACH to persuade...

Streisand Happy Not To Be The Star

BARBARA STREISAND enjoyed playing a supporting role in follow up comedy MEET THE FOCKERS - because she'll escape criticism if the film flops. The singing legend - frequently the focal actress of her previous...

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Bjork Digital comes to London's Somerset House in September, along with a single live show at the Royal Albert Hall.

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