TV, Theatre and Movie News 12th August 2013

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Elysium Leads Four New Movies To Top Us Weekend Box Office

Elysium, the science fiction action movie which stars Matt Damon, has headed straight for no.1 in the US Weekend Box Office. The film, released on...

12th August 2013 0:36



Harry Shum, Jr.: 'Glee Stars Supporting One Another Through Monteith Grief'

Cory Monteith's Glee family has been "leaning on each other" as the cast and crew of the hit Tv show return to work following his tragic death,...

12th August 2013 1:36



Kevin Zegers Postpones Honeymoon

Newlywed actor Kevin Zegers has been forced to postpone his honeymoon until after he completes promotional work for his new Mortal Instruments...

12th August 2013 1:36



Laurence Olivier Condemns Co-stars In Bitter Tapes

Sir Laurence Olivier's stinging criticism of co-stars including Marilyn Monroe, Joan Fontaine and Kirk Douglas has been revealed in tapes he made for...

12th August 2013 1:36



Stephen Fry And Ben Elton Fight To Save War Memorial

British actor Stephen Fry and writer Ben Elton have thrown their support behind a campaign to save a local town hall and war memorial in England.The...

12th August 2013 1:36



Lake Bell Goes Nude For Steamy Magazine Cover

Actress Lake Bell has gone nude for the racy new cover of New York Magazine.The It's Complicated star, 34, shed her clothes for the Fashion Issue...

12th August 2013 1:36



The Wombles Return

Beloved British Tv favourites The Wombles are set to delight a new generation of children in a new series and feature-length film.The original show,...

12th August 2013 1:36



The Things They Say: 3808953

"I carry a jump-rope in my bag. I work out wherever I can... No wheat, no red meat, no cheese, no sweets, no alcohol, no fried food." Model-turned-Tv...

12th August 2013 1:36



James Franco: Spring Breakers 'Wasn't Hard'

James Franco says starring in 'Spring Breakers' ''wasn't hard at all''. The 35-year-old actor played Alien, a rapper and gangster, in the comedy...

12th August 2013 2:00



Lea Michele Tearfully Dedicates Glee Award To Cory Monteith

Glee star Lea Michele choked back tears as she paid an emotional tribute to her tragic boyfriend and co-star Cory Monteith at the Teen Choice Awards...

12th August 2013 2:47



Angelina Jolie, At Disney Expo, On Playing "Deliciously Cruel" Maleficent

Maleficent may leave the audience perplexed at Disney's stance on the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale. It may have been some time since the 1959...

12th August 2013 3:02



2013 Teen Choice Awards: On The Red Carpet And Highlights

The 2013 Teen Choice was held last night, Sunday 11th August, at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City. The event was star studded with attendees...

12th August 2013 4:41



Chloe Grace Moretz Helps Stars With Marriage Problems

Chloe Grace Moretz advises older stars on ''marital problems''.The 16-year-old actress is mature for her age, and it appears her co-stars find her...

12th August 2013 6:21



Terry Is Laid To Rest & Bill Survies As The War Continues On 'True Blood': Episode Re-cap

True Blood has so far had a relatively shaky season six, and in the penultimate episode of the current season, we saw exactly why the show has been...

12th August 2013 7:29



Noah Wyle Pays Tribute To Publicist Eddie Michaels At Funeral

Former E.R. star Noah Wyle paid tribute to his "compass and companion" Eddie Michaels at the celebrity publicist's funeral in Los Angeles on Sunday...

12th August 2013 8:01



Broadway Press Agent Shirley Herz Dead At 87

Tony Award-winning Broadway press agent Shirley Herz has died at the age of 87.She passed away at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on Sunday...

12th August 2013 8:01



Oprah Winfrey Feared Failure Ahead Of The Butler Acting Return

Oprah Winfrey was hesitant to make her movie return in Lee Daniels' The Butler because she feared she would "embarrass" herself after the box office...

12th August 2013 8:01



Paul Michael Glaser Has Conversations With Late Family

Former Starsky & Hutch star Paul Michael Glaser keeps the memory of his late wife and daughter alive by holding imaginary conversations with them.The...

12th August 2013 8:01



Katherine Heigl Planning Tv Return With Spy Series

Actress Katherine Heigl is eyeing a return to the small screen, three years after quitting hit medical drama Grey's Anatomy.The 34 year old is...

12th August 2013 8:01



John Slattery Not Voting For Christine Quinn For New York Mayor

Mad Men star John Slattery has made it clear he will not be voting for New York mayoral candidate Christine Quinn in this year's (13) election after...

12th August 2013 8:01



The Things They Say: 3809448

"Rent money, car payments, kids in school - I have to work." Veteran actor Harrison Ford jokes about the reason why he signed up to join Sylvester...

12th August 2013 8:01



Adele To Star In The Secret Service?

Adele has been approached to play a villain in 'The Secret Service'.The 25-year-old singer - who was previously involved in the award-winning...

12th August 2013 9:36



Evil Dead Stars Were Exposed To 'Real Danger'

'Evil Dead' star Jane Levy was exposed to ''real danger'' while shooting the film.Director Fede Alvarez - who helmed the recent reboot of Sam Raimi's...

12th August 2013 10:00



Kick-ass 2 Stars To Jim Carrey: It's Just A Movie

'Kick-Ass 2' stars Chloe Moretz and Aaron Taylor-Johnson have defended the film following Jim Carrey's claims it is too violent.The veteran actor -...

12th August 2013 10:00



'Elysium' Takes Top Spot At Box Office In Tame Weekend For Hollywood

Elysium finished the weekend as the highest earning picture at the US box office, making Sony Pictures a cool $30.5 million over the last few days, a...

12th August 2013 10:17



Do Andy Serkis, Samantha Shannon, Have The New Harry Potter On Their Hands?

Two years ago, Samantha Shannon was a 19-year-old intern - though no ordinary 19-year-ordinary intern. She had 480 pages of a fantasy novel locked...

12th August 2013 10:35



Peter Capaldi Gets The Bill Nighy Stamp Of Approval For Doctor Who Triumph

The latest tick to hit the page for Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who is that of Bill Nighy’s; the British actor, talking at the premiere of his new...

12th August 2013 10:54



Remember, You're A Womble... Again - They're Back!

Hankering for some Womble action? Fancy seeing them back on the small screen? The big screen? You can have both; Mike Batt has announced on his...

12th August 2013 11:56



Angelina Jolie Loved 'Maleficent' Role, Despite Terrifying The Kids

As a mum, Angelina Jolie is used to being around kids, but probably not dressed up as Maleficent – the evil witch from Sleeping Beauty, who Jolie...

12th August 2013 11:58



Vin Diesel Drops Facebook Hint For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Role

When you’ve got 45-million ‘likes’ on Facebook, you don’t have to wait for press to come to you, or even go out looking for an outlet, you...

12th August 2013 13:04



Does 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Abuse Research Affect Hollywood Movie?

Shocker: Fifty Shades of Grey reinforces the problem of abuse against women, new research has shown. Nope, it seems EL James' novel - the fastest...

12th August 2013 13:52



Adele To Take Up Acting? Singer Rumoured For 'Secret Service' Role

Adele has already proved to everyone she can sing; millions of records sold sorts that one out. But now, having provided the sountrack for the...

12th August 2013 14:09



Congratulations Fox, Gordon Ramsay Just Earned You $100 Million

Gordon Ramsay has pulled in a staggering $100 million from his television exploits in the U.S.The Scottish chef, who carved out a reputation as one...

12th August 2013 14:36



Homeland Season 3 Trailer Has Fans Excited For Carrie And Brodie's Next Move

The multifaceted, controversial and award-winning drama that is Homeland is coming back, adding to the already impressive roster of televisual drama...

12th August 2013 15:18



Prince Johan Friso Dead At 44

Dutch Prince Johan Friso has died, 18 months after falling into a coma following a skiing accident in Austria.The European royal suffered severe...

12th August 2013 16:06



Bam Margera Has Rings Cut From His Fingers

Jackass star Bam Margera had to have his rings cuts from his fingers after injuring himself in a "fist fight" in Europe.The performer has posted a...

12th August 2013 16:06



Author Val Mcdermid Wins Restraining Order

Crime author Val Mcdermid has won a restraining order against a woman who threw ink over her at a book signing last year (12).The Wire in the Blood...

12th August 2013 16:06



Chloe Grace Chloe Moretz Explains Carrie Delays

Chloe Grace Moretz has dismissed rumours her upcoming horror remake Carrie is in trouble following a raft of delays, insisting the movie was pushed...

12th August 2013 16:06



Shenae Grimes Details Rock 'N' Roll Wedding In New Blog

Actress Shenae Grimes has shared the details of her "rock 'n' roll" wedding in a post on her new blog, uploading pictures of her big day and...

12th August 2013 16:06



Brad Pitt Scores A Personal Best With World War Z

Brad Pitt's zombie horror movie World War Z has become the most successful movie of the actor's career after hitting the $500 million (£333 million)...

12th August 2013 16:06



Orlando Bloom Tipped For Batman Role

Orlando Bloom has been tipped to play Batman in 'Batman vs. Superman'.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor is reportedly the ''hot favourite'' to the...

12th August 2013 16:06



Vin Diesel For Guardians Of The Galaxy?

Vin Diesel is in talks to play Groot in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The 'Fast & Furious 6' star is reportedly being eyed to play the tree-like alien...

12th August 2013 16:06



George Lucas Welcomes A Daughter Via Surrogate - Report

Star Wars creator George Lucas has become a new dad at the age of 69 after welcoming a daughter via surrogate.The filmmaker and his new wife, Mellody...

12th August 2013 16:27



Cast Shooting 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' On London's Millennium Bridge [Pictures]

As Guardians of The Galaxy, Marvel’s superhero team have a pretty big catchment area, which includes London. Cast frm th movie were seen filming...

12th August 2013 17:02



Charlotte Church Didn't Just Say No To The X-factor, She Said No!

There are ways of saying no to doing something, then there are ways Charlotte Church says no to doing something. Her way involves violent imagery. We...

12th August 2013 17:31



Watch Danai Gurira Star In 'Mother Of George' [Trailer]

Mother of George - director Andrew Dosunmu’s latest film – sees a Nigerian couple, Adenike (Danai Jekesai Gurira) and Ayodele (Isaach De...

12th August 2013 18:04



Teresa Palmer Pregnant With First Child

Australian actress Teresa Palmer is expecting her first child with new fiance Mark Webber.The Warm Bodies beauty, 27, announced her engagement to...

12th August 2013 18:06



Nbc News As Brought To You By Twitter

Twitter may give NBC a jump on live coverage of unplanned events as a result of its acquisition on Stringwire, an online service that enables video...

12th August 2013 18:32



Tv Viewing On Smartphones Increasing

Ten percent of U.S. smartphone users are now watching full-length television shows on their devices, according to a study by Magid Advisers and...

12th August 2013 18:32



Schieffer, Koppel Blast Obama For Pr Stunts

Two veteran broadcast news icons blasted the Obama administration over the weekend for its efforts to cover-up bad policy with tortuous PR. During...

12th August 2013 18:32



Despite Time Warner Cable Blackout, Cbs Remains No. 1

CBS stations in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas may be hurting as a result of the CBS dispute with Time Warner Cable over retransmission consent...

12th August 2013 18:32



Elysium Is No. 1 At Box Office, But Millers Is A Big Surprise

With four new releases hitting the box office this weekend, it was no doubt inevitable that none of them would sell a whole lot of tickets. Certainly...

12th August 2013 18:32



Overseas Box Office Is Blue

As many analysts had predicted, The Smurfs 2, which had a disappointing debut domestically, blue away the competition overseas. The Sony...

12th August 2013 18:32



"Lost" Jerry Lewis Film Debuts On Youtube

Ordinarily it's a cause for celebration when a long lost film is found, but it won't be for Jerry Lewis, who has done his best over the years to keep...

12th August 2013 18:32



3d Movies Struggling

In an article about the collapsing box office for 3D films, the New York Times asks, Are there any thrills left in what was supposed to be...

12th August 2013 18:32



'Secret Service' To Serve As Adele's Acting Debut

Adele couldn’t have chosen a much better way to kick off her acting career – the soulful singer will star in a movie, directed by X-Men: First...

12th August 2013 19:01



Mark Strong To Play Lex Luthor In Man Of Steel Sequel?

British actor Mark Strong has fuelled reports suggesting he is set to portray Superman's arch nemesis Lex Luthor in the Man Of Steel sequel after...

12th August 2013 19:10



Robert Redford Suffered Sleepless Nights Over Solo Movie Insurance

Robert Redford was terrified of sustaining an injury during the shooting of his new solo movie All Is Lost as it would have forced the entire project...

12th August 2013 19:10



Chelsea Handler Wipes Away Tears Researching Family's Nazi Germany Roots

Comedienne Chelsea Handler broke down in tears while researching her family's roots in Nazi Germany for genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are?...

12th August 2013 19:10



Fascinating Fact: 3810838

Director Lee Daniels wore pyjamas every day to the set of his new historical drama The Butler so he could work in complete comfort.

12th August 2013 19:10



The Things They Say: 3810839

"Why not just wait until we actually get to have the fun of announcing something? Who wants to play the guessing game, whether it be (a) family...

12th August 2013 19:10



Which '50 Shades' Role Did Cara Delevingne Audition For?

Will the Fifty Shades of Grey movie ever be cast? It's been months now and the only solid news we've had is that British filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson...

12th August 2013 19:16



Jerry Lewis' Controversial Clown Film Footage Released After 41 Years

Acclaimed entertainer and director Jerry Lewis has seen footage of a film he helped make 41 years ago surface online after he swore it would never...

12th August 2013 19:56



'Breaking Bad' Welcomes The Beginning Of The End With Flashbacks And Face-offs In 'Blood Money' [Recap]

It’s the final curtain call for Breaking Bad’s Walter White, as showrunner Vince Gilligan and company let us know in a big way last night. A word...

12th August 2013 19:59



Jennifer Lawrence Is Uncomfortable With Fame

Actress Jennifer Lawrence fears she will never "find peace" with her new life as a paparazzi target because she cannot understand why they are...

12th August 2013 21:55



Rare Film Footage Of Jerry Lewis' The Day The Clown Cried Surfaces Online

Previously unseen footage of Jerry Lewis' infamous movie The Day The Clown Cried has surfaced online, 31 years after the legendary comedian pulled...

12th August 2013 21:55



Henry Polic Passes Away At 68

Tv actor Henry Polic has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 68.The Webster star passed away on Sunday (11Aug13), according to his longtime...

12th August 2013 21:55



Glee To Become A Live Stage Musical

Hit Tv show Glee is set to be adapted for the theatre as a new stage musical.The popular musical comedy series, which stars Lea Michele, Jane Lynch...

12th August 2013 21:55



Director Jerusha Hess Cut Her Own Children From Austenland

Actress Jane Seymour sympathised with her Austenland director Jerusha Hess while shooting the new romantic comedy after she had to fire her own...

12th August 2013 21:55



Fascinating Fact: 3810922

Comic book legend Stan Lee and celebrated composer Hans Zimmer are set to be honoured at The Hollywood Reporter's 2013 Key Art Awards. The duo will...

12th August 2013 21:55



The Things They Say: 3810923

"I'm gonna go to a real theatre, pay the money, I'm taking my girls. I'll be there Friday night, helping the box office. Help that box office, yo!"...

12th August 2013 21:55



Teen Choice Awards 2013: Lea Michelle Wins Choice Comedy Actress And Pays Tribute To Cory Monteith [Video]

At the Teen Choice Awards, held on Sunday 11th August, Lea Michele dedicated her award to Cory Monteith. Michele won the award for Choice Actress in...

12th August 2013 23:58


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