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James Mcavoy Slams 3-D Movies

James McAvoy thinks 3-D movies are a "waste of money". The 'X-Men: First Class' actor - who plays Professor X in the movie prequel - believes the technology is simply an excuse to get more...

Super 8 It's A ($25.5m) Take!

Paramount executives were no doubt congratulating one another on Monday as the final tally for Super 8 came in at $35.5 million, exceeding analysts' predictions on Friday of around $25-30 million (although coming in below...

Super Take For Super 8

A Twitter campaign rolled out by Paramount for Super 8 last week appeared to pay off over the weekend as the sci-fi flick debuted with an estimated $37 million, outdistancing most analysts' predictions of around...

'Eccentric' Russell Brand

Russell Brand is completely "eccentric". The British comedian is known for his wacky ways but 'Get Him To The Greek' co-star Rose Byrne says his strangeness would not stop her from working with him again.Australian...

Jane Goldman Bemused By Kick-ass Reaction

Jane Goldman insists 'Kick-Ass' was never meant to shock.The screenwriter claims the movie - which featured Chloe Moretz as a foul-mouthed 11-year-old assassin - was designed to be humorous and entertaining, and says she was...

Movie Reviews Super 8

In general, the reviews for the Steven Spielberg-produced, J.J. Abrams-directed Super 8 are glowingly positive. If there's a complaint at all, it's that, given the film's pedigree, it wasn't even better. In short, they say,...

Will Low-key Marketing Help Or Hurt Super 8 ?

Tracking studies indicate that audience awareness of and interest in Super 8 has been rising in recent days, but box-office forecasters are nevertheless predicting that it's not likely to beat the second week of last...

Jennifer Lawrence Planning London Move

Jennifer Lawrence wants to raise her family in London.The American actress - who grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, before moving to Los Angeles when she was 16 - spent five months in the UK capital...

First-class Debut For X-men Sequel

X-Men First Class performed as studio 20th Century Fox had expected, earning an estimated $56 million over the weekend. That figure was slightly below the $60-65 million that many industry forecasters had predicted -- but...

Michael Fassbender Recalls Weight Loss Horror

Michael Fassbender looked like he "had cancer" when he had to lose weight for his role in 'Hunger'.The 34-year-old actor - who lost more than two stone on a diet of just 600 calories a...

Movie Reviews X-men First Class

Critics have rarely had anything positive to say about installments of the X-Men franchise, but they're fairly approving of the latest one. X-Men First Class , writes Ann Hornaday in the Washington Post , "happily...

X-men First Class Storms In

The box office is expected to cool off considerably this weekend. Only one new film is opening wide, 20th Century Fox's X-Men First Class . Box-office forecasters predict that it will sell about $55-60 million...

Nicholas Hoult's Drunken Sex Scenes

Nicholas Hoult got drunk at "eight in the morning" to cope with shooting sex scenes.The 'X-Men: First Class' actor had a number of raunchy plotlines when he appeared in British TV drama series 'Skins' in...

Zoe Kravtiz Embarrassed By Lenny's Style

Zoe Kravitz is "embarrassed" by how her parents dress, but still steals their clothes. The 'X Men: First Class' actress is daughter of rock star Lenny and former 'The Cosby Show' actress Lisa Bonet and...

January Jones Preparing For Baby

January Jones is "nesting".The 'X-Men: First Class' actress is due to give birth to her first child later this year and is pleased she has had a break from working in order to prepare her...

Michael Fassbender Romancing Zoe Kravitz

Michael Fassbender and Zoe Kravitz are reportedly dating.The couple - who met starring alongside one another in new action movie 'X-Men First Class' - were spotted taking a romantic stroll through New York's West Village...

James Mcavoy's Fingers Crossed For X-men: First Class Sequel

James McAvoy has his "fingers crossed" for an 'X-Men: First Class' sequel. The 32-year-old actor - who plays Charles Xavier/Professor X in the Matthew Vaughn-directed action adventure movie - revealed that producers will not consider...

Jennifer Lawrence's X-men Sequel Worries

Jennifer Lawrence was concerned signing up for 'X-Men: First Class' might be an "impulsive" decision.The blonde actress - who stars as shapeshifter Mystique in the Matthew Vaughn-directed action adventure - had to do a lot...

Michael Fassbender Told To Base Magneto On Connery

Michael Fassbender was told his 'X-Men: First Class' character should be based on Sean Connery.The 34-year-old actor - who plays Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto in the upcoming superhero movie - explained director Matthew Vaughn initially envisaged his...

Kevin Bacon Doesn't Understand 'Evil' Greed

Kevin Bacon doesn't understand why people want a lot of money.The 'X-Men: First Class' actor - who lost most of his savings to investor Bernard Madoff, who was jailed for 150 years in 2009 for...

January Jones - Housewife To Mutant

January Jones went from being a "housewife to a mutant" when she filmed 'X-Men: First Class' The blonde actress took no time off from shooting her role as Betty Draper in TV series 'Mad Men'...

Kevin Bacon's Emotional X-men

Kevin Bacon thinks 'X-Men: First Class' would still be compelling without special effects.The 52-year-old actor portrays villainous Sebastian Shaw in the new movie prequel and believes the emotional content of the film sets it apart...

James Mcavoy's Long-standing X-men Love

James McAvoy was "really aware" of 'X-Men' as a child.The Scottish actor - who appears in the prequel of the movie franchise 'X-Men: First Class' alongside Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Holt - used...

James Mcavoy Unsure How Fatherhood Has Changed Him

James McAvoy is unsure if being a father has changed him. The 'X-Men: First Class' actor - who has 11-month-old son Brendan with actress wife Anne-Marie Duff - doesn't think he can judge how he...

Jennifer Lawrence's Parents 'Sceptical' About Acting Career

Jennifer Lawrence's parents were "sceptical" she could be an actress.The Oscar-nominated beauty was not allowed to follow her dream of working in Hollywood until she was old enough to have an education as her mother...

Michael Fassbender's Childhood Inspiration

Michael Fassbender channelled his "inner 10 year old" for 'X-Men: First Class'.The 34-year-old actor portrays the young Erik Lehnsherr, who goes on to be Magneto, in the movie and had fun displaying the superpower of...

James Mcavoy: 'X-men Is A Love Story'

James McAvoy thinks 'X-Men: First Class' is a "love story" between two friends.The Scottish actor portrays Charles Xavier in the new comic book prequel movie and thinks his character's friendship with Michael Fassbender's Erik Lehnsherr...

'Epic' X-men: First Class Sequel Planned

Matthew Vaughn is planning an "epic" sequel to 'X-Men: First Class'. The filmmaker - who directed the prequel starring James McAvoy as Charles Xavier/Professor X and Michael Fassbender as Erik Lensherr/Magneto - has plans for...

James Mcavoy 'Perfect' For X Role

'X-Men: First Class' director Matthew Vaughn said that James McAvoy was "perfect" to play a superhero.Matthew - who directed the 'X-Men' prequel with a budget of $120 million - said he had always wanted James...

Michael Fassbender 'Professional' About Sexy Outfits

Michael Fassbender was concerned January Jones felt uncomfortable in her skimpy outfits on 'X-Men: First Class'. The 34-year-old actor - who portrays Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto in the Marvel comic book prequel movie - felt sorry for...

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