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Bone adaptation takes on PJ Hogan as director

Bone adaptation takes on PJ Hogan as director

The renowned graphic novels in the Bone series are in the works for a film adaptation. That adaptation has taken one step further towards completion with P.J. Hogan stepping up to direct. Bone is, like other, similar properties being transferred into cinema-friendly media, a popular and unique series of...

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A galloping success is predicted for War Horse on stage

A galloping success is predicted for War Horse on stage

The hit West End show, War Horse, could surpass the profits made by Spielberg's film adaptation, possibly as soon as next year. This is according to Sir Nicholas Hytner, artistic director at the National Theatre, who thinks that the income from the Broadway shows will make the War Horse play more...

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The Expendables 2 – PG-13 rating and new image including female member

The Expendables 2 – PG-13 rating and new image including female member

From the cloud of testosterone that is The Expendables 2, new stills have emerged showing a female member of the cast, and it doesn't look like she will simply be playing the damsel in distress. Chinese actress Yu Nan will be joining a cast packed with male action heroes and will supposedly be giving...

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Emily Browning joins Dominic Cooper for Summer in February

Emily Browning joins Dominic Cooper for Summer in February

It has been announced that Emily Browning has replaced Ophelia Lovibond in the upcoming period drama film, Summer in February. It seems that Browning is getting rather good at being the replacement actress - just last year she took over from Mia Wasikowska, who had originally been in the lead role of...

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McCarthy goes from books to the big screen

McCarthy goes from books to the big screen

Novelist, Cormac McCarthy, has had many of his books adapted into films and TV programmes, such as The Road and No Country for Old Men, but now he is having a go at being a screenwriter himself.   McCarthy has decided to write the film script for his latest story, The Councillor. This shocked...

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George Lucas to retire

George Lucas to retire

If he can resist coming back to edit everything ever, George Lucas, creator of Star Wars, will be retiring from film-making. Now, I make a lot of jokes about George Lucas, as he's a figure ripe for satire and ridicule, given his penchant for upsetting fans and (as part of that upset) constantly revising Star...

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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – images and trailer

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – images and trailer

The first pictures and trailer for the screen adaptation of the New York Times best selling novel Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close are here. The film stars Thomas Horn in his acting debut as eleven-year-old Oskar Schell, who goes on a journey of self-discovery after his father is killed in the tragic events of...

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Downton Abbey the movie?

Downton Abbey the movie?

British costume drama, Downton Abbey could be headed to Hollywood soon, if rumours are true. Anyone fancy Downton Abbey: The Movie? The US is mad for all things Downton! The show has just won a Golden Globe for Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television and could very well become a motion...

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Lindsay Lohan or Megan Fox for Elizabeth Taylor biopic?

Lindsay Lohan or Megan Fox for Elizabeth Taylor biopic?

It has been revealed that Lindsay Lohan and Megan Fox are both contenders for the role of glamorous Golden Age actress, Elizabeth Taylor, in the biopic, Liz and Dick. For some time, Lohan has been considered the frontrunner for the much-coveted role. However, speaking with E!News, it seems that the...

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Awards Season continues: BAFTA announce nominations

Awards Season continues: BAFTA announce nominations

The awards season is in full swing and with the Golden Globes out of the way, the nominations for the Orange British Academy Film Awards 2012 have been announced. The Artist is in the lead ... of course. Leading the pack is the hot favourite for Best Film: The Artist. The French masterpiece received 12...

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