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Super 8 US box office #1, but UK release is miles away

Super 8 US box office #1, but UK release is miles away

Super 8 looks like a seriously cool film, and is written and directed by J. J. Abrams with Steven Spielberg producing. It's successfully knocked X-Men: First Class off the coveted number one USA box office spot, but it's nowhere to be seen across the pond. The film tells the tale of a group of 1970s children...

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Wikileaks film to be written by Rowan Joffe

Wikileaks film to be written by Rowan Joffe

Those of you still curious about the whole Wikileaks thing should check this out - Brighton Rock director Rowan Joffe has picked up the writing gig for the film about the tell-all site. If you remember, we reported on this not too long ago, as at that point the anti-Julian Assange sentiment was at its...

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Independence Day director to work on Asteroids film adaptation

Independence Day director to work on Asteroids film adaptation

Roland Emmerich, renown director of films such as Independence Day and Godzilla has finally taken a job that even Michael Bay and Uwe Boll might pass on: Asteroids. This isn't an original idea, by the way - I really do mean Asteroids, as in the arcade game from decades ago where a tiny ship has to shoot...

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Morgan Freeman given Life Achievement Award

Morgan Freeman given Life Achievement Award

Morgan Freeman has been awarded the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award. A number of famous faces turned out last night to celebrate the award, which was being presented to the Oscar-winning actor at an event in Los Angeles. It was first announced last October that Freeman would be given the...

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Jason Bateman eyeing up The Insane Laws

Jason Bateman eyeing up The Insane Laws

Jason Bateman looks likely to star in The Insane Laws alongside Vince Vaughn. The Arrested Development star has worked with Vaughn a number of times and if he signs up to this, the pair will be playing best friends whose friendship is tested when Vaughn's daughter falls for Bateman's son and ends up...

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Darren Aronofsky launches Noah’s Ark project

Darren Aronofsky launches Noah’s Ark project

Darren Aronofsky is planning his biggest project yet, a £79 million retelling of the story of Noah's Ark. The director, who is still on a high from his Oscar success with Black Swan, has apparently been eyeing up the project based on the biblical story for a number of years. But now it looks like it's...

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Jesse Eisenberg plans to appear in Now You See Me

Jesse Eisenberg plans to appear in Now You See Me

Jesse Eisenberg was a code-magician in The Social Network, but now he's involved with a film that involves actual magicians in Now You See Me. To give you a rough idea of the approach to magicians taken by the film (directed by Louis Leterrier of Clash of the Titans and The Incredible Hulk fame), think thrills...

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The Inbetweeners film teaser trailer

The Inbetweeners film teaser trailer

The first teaser trailer for The Inbetweeners film has finally been released! Whilst relatively little has been revealed about the big screen adaptation of the hit E4 sitcom, there has certainly been much anticipation surrounding the film. The teaser confirms what was first revealed back in...

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R-Patz: A little odd?

R-Patz: A little odd?

People watching the MTV Movie Awards this year may have been caught slightly off-guard by Robert Pattinson's odd behaviour. We were, too. I've got a lot of time for Pattinson, given that he's a good actor and he's able to switch between roles in serious films (Water for Elephants) and roles in far less-serious...

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First pics of Sacha Baron Cohen in The Dictator

First pics of Sacha Baron Cohen in The Dictator

The first images of Sacha Baron Cohen on the set of his latest film, The Dictator, have appeared online. We reported back in November that Baron Cohen was once more teaming up with Larry Charles, who he worked with on Bruno and Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of...

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