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Is Michael Fassbender The Right Man For 'Assassin's Creed'?

Michael Fassbender, the Irish-German actor who was surprisingly snubbed from this year's Oscar despite a career best performance in 'Shame', has signed on for the movie adaptation of best-selling video game 'Assassin's Creed'.Jean-Julien Baronnet, of...

Can Madagascar 3 Hold On To The Box Office Top Spot?

The third instalment of the Madagascar animation franchise (Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted) has stayed at the top of the US box office for the second week in a row. The family friendly film, featuring...

Why Did Tom Cruise's 'Rock Of Ages' Flop At The Box Office?

Tom Cruise's comedy musical 'Rock of Ages', also featuring Catherine Zeta-jones and Russell Brand, was heavily tipped to top the box-office following its release this past weekend. In the end, it was animated adventure 'Madagascar...

'Madagascar 3' Ambushes Heavyweights To Stay At No.1

'Madagascar 3' could turn out to be one of the success stories of the year, having demolished the competition at the box-office during its second week to stay at No.1. It was predicted that Ridley...

'Rock Of Ages' Over Does The Hairspray And Misses The Mark

The first round of reviews for Rock Of Ages are in, and it looks as though it was only Tom Cruise and his co-stars were ready to rock as most critics have panned the musical-turned-film...

Prometheus Holds Firm Atop U.k. Box Office Chart

Sir Ridley Scott's sci-fi thriller Prometheus has taken over the U.K. box office chart for a second week.The Alien prequel, starring Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender, grossed $5 million (£3.14 million) to keep hold of...

Ridley Scott: Casting Is Key

Ridley Scott claims the key to a successful movie is all in the casting.The 'Prometheus' director is careful to surround himself with a great cast on all the films he makes, and from there tries...

'Madagascar 3' Spearheads 2012 Box Office Fightback

The weekend success of 'Madagascar 3' was a welcome relief for studio bosses, who endured a poor year in 2011 with audience figures their lowest for years while the threat of piracy assumed to be...

Prometheus Sequel Named?

Sir Ridley Scott has suggested the 'Prometheus' sequel will be called 'Paradise'.The filmmaker always planned to make a follow-up to the blockbuster and discussing what he envisages in the second movie, he referenced the film's...

Charlize Theron Shaves Head: Fashion Move Or Film Role?

Charlize Theron, the South African actress known for her flowing golden locks (and obviously a few good movie roles too) isn't going to be known for them anymore! Pictures have emerged this week of the...

Box Office Talking Animals Beat Talking Robot

There was something for everybody at the box office over the weekend, with families heading out for DreamWorks/Paramount's Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted and adult audiences bound for 20th Century Fox's Prometheus . And while...

Ridley Scott 'Really Wants' Prometheus Sequel

Sir Ridley Scott ''really wants'' to make a 'Prometheus' sequel.The acclaimed filmmaker enjoyed making the sci-fi blockbuster - which stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron - and wants to work on a follow-up,...

'Madagascar 3' Kick-starts The Movie Industry Fightback

Despite its stellar cast, including Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron and Noomi Rapace, Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' failed to top the U.S. Box Office this weekend, after being thwarted by a group of cuddly animals. It was...

'Madagascar 3' Too Strong For Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus'

The wisecracking animals of 'Madagascar 3' got their claws into the competition at the box-office this weekend, with Ridley Scott's hugely anticipated sci-fi flick 'Prometheus' the main casualty. In a busy weekend in theaters, 'Madagascar...

Can Madagascar's Animals Defeat Prometheus' Aliens?

Following the surprise success of 'Snow White and the Huntsman' at last week's box office, attention now turns to the battle between two movies that couldn't be any different. The Kristen Stewart adventure movie is...

Is There More To 'Prometheus' Than Special Effects?

Making a prequel to the widely-adored Alien series was never going to be an easy task for Ridley Scott. With Prometheus, he has attempted to impress his fans once more, but reviewers appear undecided as...

Michael Fassbender's Scott Pressure

Michael Fassbender admits he felt the ''pressure'' when working with Ridley Scott.The actor teamed up with the 'Alien' director in new sci-fi movie 'Prometheus' and he says he had a ''healthy amount of fear'' before...

Is 'Prometheus' Ridley Scott's 'Phantom Menace'?

'Prometheus', Ridley Scott's hugely anticipated 'prequel' to his classic 1979 movie 'Alien', has left critics severely divided ahead of its release in the United States on Friday (June 8, 2012).Boasting an all-star cast including Charlize...

Prometheus Spooks Critics, But What About A Sequel?

Ridley Scott's long anticipated movie 'Prometheus' - unofficially dubbed a 'prequel' to 'Alien - has scored strong reviews ahead of its release in the States on Friday (June 8, 2012). The movie stars Michael Fassbender,...

Men In Black 3 A Huge Overseas Hit

The overseas audience's love affair with Will Smith appeared undiminished as Men in Black 3 took in more abroad in its second week than it did domestically in its first. The Sony film added $79.1...

'Prometheus' Heads Into Theaters On The Back Of Strong Reviews

As the 'don't-call-it-a-sequel' sequel to Ridley Scott's 'Alien' series, 'Prometheus' has to go down as one of the most anticipated sci-fi thriller films of recent years, meaning a mighty task for the legendary director to...

Michael Fassbender Wants Prometheus Sequel

Michael Fassbender wants to reunite with Ridley Scott for a 'Prometheus' sequel. The 'Shame' star plays an android named David in the prequel to the 'Alien' franchise and revealed he would jump at the chance...

'Prometheus' Is Finally Here! But Is It Any Good?

Ridley Scott's sci-fi epic 'Prometheus' -a supposed prequel to the director's classic 1979 movie 'Alien' - is set for release on Friday (May 30, 2012). The film is easily one of the most anticipated of...

'Blade Runner' Sequel To Star Harrison Ford?

The Blade Runner sequel could yet see Harrison Ford reprise his role as Rick Deckard, according to director Ridley Scott. Ford has previously spoken of his desire to appear in the movie, though sources have...

Cynthia Nixon Ties The Knot With Girlfriend Christine Marinoni

Congratulations to 'Sex And The City' star Cynthia Nixon, who has got married to her long-time girlfriend Christine Marinoni! The news comes as a happy ending to the pair's activist-minded relationship that saw the couple...

Harrison Ford To Appear In Blade Runner Sequel?

Harrison Ford looks set to appear in the 'Blade Runner' sequel. The 69-year-old star - who is well known for his titular role in 'Indiana Jones' and portrayal of Han Solo in the original 'Star...

Charlize Theron Impressed By Co-star Fassbender's Manhood

South-African born actress Charlize Theron spills the beans to Mtv on 'Prometheus' co-star Michael Fassbender's manhood. Fearless Fassbender revealed all in the production of 2011 film 'Shame' which prompted Mtv to inquire just how much...

Sir Scott Reteams With Blade Runner Writer For Sequel

Director Sir Ridley Scott is teaming up with writer Hampton Fancher for a sequel to his sci-fi classic Blade Runner.The duo is reuniting to make a follow-up which will be set "some years after the...

The Avengers: Which Movies Can Gross More In 2012?

As fans of Marvel's new superhero movie will know, 'The Avengers' has now taken over $1 billion at the worldwide box-office, putting it in similar company to the likes of 'Toy Story 3', the Harry...

India Eisley Lands Role Playing Young Angelina Jolie

India Eisley, the 18-year-old American actress, will play a younger version of Angelina Jolie's character in Disney's forthcoming Sleeping Beauty reboot Maleficent. The film is still in the early stages, but competition for parts is...

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