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Ricky Gervais To Make The Office Spin-off Without Stephen Merchant

Ricky Gervais will reportedly make 'The Office' movie without the help of Stephen Merchant.The duo worked together on the original TV series, but will not be reuniting for the much-anticipated movie - titled 'Life On...

Mackenzie Crook Based New Sitcom On His Own Hobby

Pirates Of The Caribbean star Mackenzie Crook based his new sitcom Detectorists on his own love of treasure hunting.The British actor, who writes and stars in the new Bbc comedy, owns two metal detecting machines...

Daniel Radcliffe Is A Romantic

Daniel Radcliffe considers himself to be a romantic.The 25-year-old actor told reporters at the UK premiere of his new romantic comedy 'What If', in London's Leicester Square, that the role he plays bares some similarities...

Taylor Swift's Lyrics Make Her Feel 'Vulnerable'

Taylor Swift says writing about her private life makes her ''very vulnerable''.The 'I Knew You Were Trouble' hitmaker has begun recording songs for films and sees it as a different kind of ''thrill'' compared to...

'Almost Human' Is Almost Worth Getting Exciting About

Almost Human is the latest series from Fringe creator JH Wyman, working under JJ Abrams' Bad Robot banner and airing on Fox last night (17 Nov.). Set 35 years in the future, in a world...

Fox Delays 'Almost Human' Premiere To Cash In On Nfl Viewing

Fox has chosen to delay the premiere of its new science fiction series Almost Human. The network has decided to postpone the premiere, originally set for 4th November, until the 17th and 18th when the...

The Paul Potts Story Heads To The Big Screen With James Corden [Trailer]

Paul Potts – the man who rose from his workaday life to win Britain’s Got Talent and record the album One Chance, which topped sales charts in nine countries – is played by James Corden...

Crook Writing Turpin Role For Himself

Pirates Of The Caribbean star Mackenzie Crook is hoping to play legendary British highwayman Dick Turpin in a self-penned movie.Turpin, a notorious thief and murderer in the 18th century, has been romanticised through his appearances...

Mackenzie Crook Blames Fame For Back Injury

Mackenzie Crook is convinced fame has left him with a recurring back problem as he has spent years hunching over to avoid fan encounters.The Pirates of the Caribbean actor, who shot to fame in U.K....

Megan Fox Set To Make Broadway Debut

Megan Fox is to make her Broadway debut following the announcement that the 25 year-old actress will be taking part in this year's '24 Hour Plays', in which cast and crew meet and create and...

Mackenzie Crook Pens Children's Book

Actor Mackenzie Crook can add author to his resume after writing his first children's book.The British star admits he dreamed up the idea for his debut novel, The Windvale Sprites, with his young son Jude...

Crook 'Frustrated' During Tintin Shoot

British actor Mackenzie Crook struggled throughout filming for the new Tintin movie because he found the motion-capture method of shooting "frustrating".The Pirates of the Caribbean star plays a smuggler in Steven Spielberg's 3D The Adventures...

Tintin Trailer Wows Fans With Motion Capture Technology

TINTIN, the highly anticipated new movie by Steven Spielberg is set for release on 26th December 2011, and the film's official trailer debuted on the internet today (17th May 2011). The 'Tintin' trailer is already...

Beautiful Fantastic Rhys Ifans

Rhys Ifans has signed up for 'This Beautiful Fantastic'. The 'Mr. Nice' actor will star alongside Keira Knightley's boyfriend Rupert Friend and British star Bill Nighy on the project.Initially the film had Carey Mulligan attached...

Johnny Depp Teases Pirates 4 Story

Johnny Depp has revealed what fans can expect from 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'.The 46-year-old actor - who plays Captain Jack Sparrow in the 'Pirates' franchise - appeared in character in a pre-recorded...

Kristin Scott Thomas' Pattinson Love

Kristin Scott Thomas thinks Robert Pattinson is "sweet". The British actress worked alongside the 'Twilight' hunk on upcoming drama 'Bel Ami', and she admits he was a great acting partner.Asked if she was involved in...

Stars Gather For Charity Poetry Evening

Stars including GILLIAN ANDERSON, JULIE CHRISTIE and MACKENZIE CROOK gathered in London last weekend (17-18Apr10) for an evening of poetry and prose to raise money for charity.The show, which included readings and performances, was organised...

Stephen Graham Lands Pirates Role

Stephen Graham has landed a role in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'. The British actor - best known as intimidating character Combo in 2006 crime drama 'This is England' - will play the...

Pirate Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz is in negotiations to take part in the fourth 'Pirates of the Caribbean' movie. The 35-year-old actress will star alongside Johnny Depp in 'Pirate of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides', which is due...

Mackenzie Crook Walks The Plank

Mackenzie Crook will not star in the fourth 'Pirates of the Caribbean' film. The British actor, who played the role of Ragetti in the first three instalments of the Disney franchise, has not been asked...

Crook Quits Pirates

British actor MACKENZIE CROOK has followed in the footsteps of ORLANDO BLOOM and KEIRA KNIGHTLEY by quitting the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN film franchise.Knightley announced her departure in 2008, and Bloom revealed last month (Jan10)...

Crook's Tortoises Star In West End Play

British star MACKENZIE CROOK is enjoying some familiar company on the London stage - his three pet tortoises appear alongside him during the play JERUSALEM.The Pirates of the Caribbean actor is currently starring in Jezz...

Mackenzie Crook's Sellers Support

Mackenzie Crook has irritated his neighbours by refusing to cut down a beech tree.The 'Office' actor lives in a house that was once owned by late British comedian Peter Sellers, and insists he won't chop...

Winstone To Play Ian Dury's Dad In Punk Biopic

Brit actor RAY WINSTONE has signed up to play the father of punk legend IAN DURY in the forthcoming biopic SEX & DRUGS & ROCK & ROLL.The COLD MOUNTAIN and BEOWULF star will join THE...

By on 23 April 2009

Spielberg Casts His Tintin

Jamie Bell has been cast as Tintin in Steven Spielberg's big-screen adaptation of the long-running comic book series, with Daniel Craig starring alongside him as the film's principal villain.Craig, best known for his portrayal of...

By on 27 January 2009

Arterton's Smoking Sex Scenes

GEMMA ARTERTON and MACKENZIE CROOK were so nervous about filming sex scenes together for their new movie THREE AND OUT, they chain-smoked throughout the shoot to calm their anxieties. The 22-year-old actress admits she turned...

Crook Unprepared By Gervais For Pacino Movie

British actor MACKENZIE CROOK was unprepared to work with "intense" movie great AL PACINO, because he had spent so many years under the laid-back direction of his THE OFFICE co-star RICKY GERVAIS. The Pirates of...

Crook's Parenting Advice From Depp

British actor MACKENZIE CROOK will always be grateful to his PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN co-star JOHNNY DEPP - because the Hollywood star gave him plenty of useful parenting advice. The pair met on the set...

Mackenzie Crook Defends Comedy After Train Driver Protest

Mackenzie Crook has responded to protests from train drivers at the premiere of Three and Out, a new comedy about railway suicides.The Pirates of the Caribbean star said members of the train drivers' union Aslef...

By on 22 April 2008

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