Posts Tagged ‘Angelina Jolie’

Maleficent – Review

Maleficent – Review

We all know the story of Sleeping Beauty, as told by Disney’s adaptation. The evil fairy Maleficent casts a spell on the young princess Aurora, so that on the day of her sixteenth birthday, she will prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep, only to be awoken by True Love's Kiss. Do we ever question...

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Angelina Jolie stars in Maleficent teaser

Angelina Jolie stars in Maleficent teaser

It feels like we've been waiting forever for a teaser trailer of Disney's Maleficent, but finally (finally!) we've been granted one. Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning star in this prequel to Sleeping Beauty. Check out the trailer here! Maleficent is not due out until May 2014, but the teaser trailer has certainly done its job. Watching a...

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Emma Watson to play Cinderella

Emma Watson to play Cinderella

We're used to seeing Emma Watson with a wand in her hand, but soon we could see the actress with a broom instead, since she's been courted to play Cinderella in Kenneth Branagh's new fairytale project. The Harry Potter starlet, who's known for her role as fuzzy-haired Hermione, will be filling the glass slipper to portray Cinders in...

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Kung Fu Panda 3 is kicking into action

Kung Fu Panda 3 is kicking into action

Our favourite food loving, belly bulging, ninja panda is back in Dreamworks' latest upcoming project, Kung Fu Panda 3. The animation company, who brought us Shrek and Antz, have teamed up with Chinese state-owned local partners to co-produce the next Kung Fu Panda film. The family-fun film is hoped to enhance the entertainment...

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Angelina Jolie eyes up 50 Shades role

Angelina Jolie eyes up 50 Shades role

There are many actresses eyeing up a role in the saucy 50 Shades film adaptation, and Hollywood star Angelina Jolie is just one of them. The athletic  Tomb Raider actress is rumoured to be snooping after the role of saucy Shades character Anastasia Steele in the erotic novel written by E L James. According to The Mirror, Angelina Jolie...

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The Oscars 2012: What to Spot!

The Oscars 2012: What to Spot!

The Oscar winners might be yet to be revealed, but there are one or two certainties which we can rely on seeing at this year's ceremony on Sunday. With the Academy Awards now in its 84th year, there are a few characters which crop up time and time again - how many of this lot will we be seeing this...

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62nd Berlin Film Festival: Overview

62nd Berlin Film Festival: Overview

The 62nd Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale) drew to a close last weekend, with a few unexpected winners receiving the most prestigious awards... This year's Golden Bear, the highest prize awarded for the best film at the festival, went to Italian docudrama, Caesar Must Die (Cesare Deve Morire). The film follows a production of...

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Stars reunite: Cooper and Lawrence sign for Serena

Stars reunite: Cooper and Lawrence sign for Serena

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper are proving to be fast friends. They have both signed to star in their second movie together, Serena. Actors do love repeat collaborations, don't they? Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler, Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio. Not normally in as quicker succession as this though. Jennifer Lawrence...

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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 executive producer of the upcoming...

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Angelina Jolie Sued Over Upcoming Directorial Début

Angelina Jolie Sued Over Upcoming Directorial Début

Angelina Jolie is being sued by a Croatian journalist over her upcoming film, In the Land of Blood and Honey, just two weeks before the film is due to reach cinemas. It seems to be one hurdle after another for the actress' first directorial attempt. In the Land of Blood and Honey first encountered major problems during filming last...

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The lowdown on Brad Pitt’s best films

The lowdown on Brad Pitt’s best films

From playing brave warrior Achilles, in Troy, to Rusty Ryan, a smooth criminal in Ocean's 11, Brad Pitt has played some unforgettable characters. But now it seems his Hollywood hey-day is over and he would rather concentrate on fatherhood.   This week, Brad Pitt formally announced he sees himself quitting the acting industry...

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Real Life Fathers of Film

Real Life Fathers of Film

Every so often we get to see real life family relationships play out on the big screen, from brothers and sisters, to parents and their children. With Fathers Day just a few days away, we thought we'd take a look at some classic examples of some on-screen dads playing the parents to their real life children within the world of filmmaking....

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Stop press: Brad Pitt shaves of his goatee beard at last

Stop press: Brad Pitt shaves of his goatee beard at last

Panic over everyone, Brad Pitt has finally shaven off his scraggly beard and has returned to his former glory. Attending the LA screening of his new movie The Tree of Life, which won the Palme D'Or at this year's Cannes, Pitt was seen sans beard, making him look years younger. Jolie also attended the screening instead of the New York...

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Lara Croft is back in Tomb Raider reboot

Lara Croft is back in Tomb Raider reboot

Any Lara Croft fans out there? Thought so, well you'll be pleased to hear then that Tomb Raider is the latest film to get a reboot. Producer Graham King, the man behind The Town and The Departed has confirmed he will be taking on the project. He has bought the rights from Square Enix, the games company who own the hugely popular...

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Michael Fassbender cast in Ridley Scott’s Prometheus

Michael Fassbender cast in Ridley Scott’s Prometheus

It has been confirmed that Michael Fassbender will star in Ridley Scott's upcoming film, Prometheus. Fassbender's involvement in this much anticipated sci-fi flick has been rumoured for some time, but it has today been announced this he will definitely feature, and in one of the film's lead roles. Relatively little seems to be known...

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Golden Globe nominations: the full list

Golden Globe nominations: the full list

Awards season is nearly upon us and yesterday the 2011 Golden Globe nominations were announced. Actors Josh Duhamel, Katie Holmes and Blair Underwood had the job of announcing who was up for what. The King's Speech, which has already won awards at BIFA, left as a clear front runner, along with The Social Network and Black Swan. Rather...

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The Snow White saga gets wicked

The Snow White saga gets wicked

Mirror Mirror, on the wall, who's the fairest one of all? When it comes to the latest adaptation of Snow White, this is the question on everyone’s lips. It was revealed this week that man of the moment Tom Hardy not only got the lead in Mad Max: Fury Road , but he is due to play the huntsman in action-adventure film Snow White and...

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First peak at Depp and Jolie's The Tourist

The first trailer for Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie's latest The Tourist was released on the internet yesterday. We mentioned the film briefly before when the first pictures were leaked, but now we have a little more to go on. The trailer shows the first meeting between Salt-star Angelina, who appears to have adopted an English accent for...

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Angelina Jolie & Robert Pattinson in new movie together?

Who would like to see the world's two most beautiful actors Robert Pattinson and Angelina Jolie in a film together? We would! And if you would too, it may very well be happening. Apparently it has been confirmed that it will happen, although details are pretty thin on the ground about what to expect. It is being speculated that Pattinson...

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Angelina Jolie, the director?

Is Angelina Jolie set to make her directorial debut? Rumours have been circulating this weekend that Jolie may be about to direct or star in a love story set during the Bosnian War, after she made a surprise visit to Sarajevo to begin discussing plans for the movie. Jolie, who is well known for her charity work, in particular her role as UN...

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Angelina Jolie: High drama or action movie star?

With the release of Salt this week, there has been some excitement about Jolie's return to action films. Impressively Salt was written for a man, apparently Tom Cruise was going to play the lead, but Jolie expressed an interest and Edwin Salt, quickly became Evelyn Salt. But should we be excited about her return to action or is she better suited...

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Angelina Jolie at the UK première of Salt

Angelina Jolie looked every inch the Hollywood star at the première of Salt last night. Jolie walked the 'black' carpet in Leicester Square last night without Brad Pitt, who remained in Los Angeles shooting his latest film Moneyball, and of course looking after the couple's large brood. Wearing a loose pink and silver Amanda Wakeley dress,...

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Brad and Angelina in love at Salt première

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt quash any rumours that their relationship is on the rocks as they walked the red carpet yesterday. The couple were attending the première of Angie's latest film Salt at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. This was Brad's first public appearance since he shaved off his beard, which seemed to cause mass...

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Angelina Jolie is fighting fit in new movie Salt

Who is excited about seeing Angelina Jolie back to her good old kick-ass fighting self? As news of Angelina's latest film Salt is slowly being trickled out, we are becoming more and more intrigued to see it. Jolie plays CIA officer Evelyn Salt who swore an oath to duty, honour and country. However her life gets turned around when she is...

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Jolie update: confirmed to play Cleopatra

Jolie update:  confirmed to play Cleopatra

Angelina Jolie is reportedly set to star in a new Cleopatra film, adapted from a biography that hasn't even been published yet. The rights to the book, Cleopatra: A Life, by Stacy Schiff, have already been secured by director Scott Rubin and Jolie has been pencilled in as the lead. It has even be hinted that her real-life partner Brad Pitt will...

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First image from new Jolie & Depp film

First image from new Jolie & Depp film

We thought this is a nice thing to see on a Monday morning, a picture of the beautiful Angelina Jolie and the handsome Johnny Depp ( although he does look a little bloated in this pic). This is the first image released from the new thriller The Tourist. The film is directed by Florian Henckel von Donnermarck and is a remake of the French film...

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Brad Pitt for mayor?

The people of New Orleans have spoken – and they want Brad Pitt to be their mayor. According to reports, Mr Angelina Jolie is being courted by residents of the city to run for public office after helping to rebuild the area hit by Hurricane Katrina through his Make It Right Foundation. We're not too sure they should hold their breath –...

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie up for a Mr & Mrs Smith sequel?

Considering this report comes from the oracle of truth that is the National Enquirer, it must be fact – Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are onboard for a follow up to the very film that brought them together in 2005, Mr & Mrs Smith. According to the magazine, Brangelina have spoken to Simon Kinberg, who wrote the original movie's script, about a...

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Angelina Jolie beats Jennifer Aniston to the post again

Poor Jennifer Aniston... No matter how many times a day Friends gets repeated, Angelina Jolie is still raking in more cash, according to Forbes' female movie star rich list anyway. Don't get too jealous, Jen, Angie does have more than just her own mouth to feed, although that’s probably not what you wanted to be reminded off. The list threw-up...

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Angelina Jolie too ancient to raid anymore tombs

Angelina Jolie might be one of the world's most desirable women, but even she's not immune from age... According to reports, the actress has been ditched by the producers of the Tomb Raider movies after they decided she's now too old for the role which propelled her to fame in 2001, and which was later reprised for a sequel in 2003. "We are...

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Is it now Jennifer Aniston's turn to follow in Angelina Jolie's footsteps?

Anything Angelina Jolie can do, Jennifer Aniston can do better? We're about to find out... In a move that's bound to get more tongues wagging than a pet shop full of Labradors, Aniston has signed up to make an action thriller with a plot remarkably similar to the very film that killer her marriage to Brad Pitt (Jolie's lure proved too much). If...

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MTV Movie Award nominations announced

Slumdog Millionaire might have been unstoppable during award season, but can it compete with Twilight? Danny Boyle’s latest work has the unfortunate task of going head to head with Robert Pattinson at this year’s MTV Movie Awards.The two films have both scooped seven nominations for the upcoming awards, including Best Movie – a category that...

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