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Catherine Zeta-Jones ready for role in Rock of Ages

Catherine Zeta-Jones ready for role in Rock of Ages

Catherine Zeta-Jones is the latest star to sign up to Rock of Ages. The star who has recently gone public about suffering from bipolar is back in action, after a brief stay in rehab, with Adam Shankman's adaptation of the popular 80s-set musical. The original musical was created by Chris D'Arienzo and...

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Trailer for The Help, starring Emma Stone

Trailer for The Help, starring Emma Stone

The first trailer for The Help, starring Emma Stone, has arrived online! This film tells the story of the 2009 novel of the same name by author Kathryn Stockett. Set in 1960 Jackson, Mississippi, Stone stars as a budding writer (Skeeter) who returns to her hometown after finishing college. However,...

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Who did R-Patz take home after Water For Elephants première?

Who did R-Patz take home after Water For Elephants première?

Last night (or the night before last now) was the New York premiere of R-Patz's  latest movie Water For Elephants, in which he stars with Reese Witherspoon. However that's not the exciting bit, the exciting bit is that the on/off, are they/aren't they lovers R-Patz and K-Stew were finally caught smooching...

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Anna Faris’ pitch picked up by Paramount

Anna Faris’ pitch picked up by Paramount

Anna Faris has turned her own experiences of Hollywood stardom into a film idea which has not only been picked up by Paramount, but will most likely give the actress a starring role in the final product. She might be best known for her appearances in the various Scary Movie films, as well as her role...

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Matt Reeves writing sci-fi short story adaptation

Matt Reeves writing sci-fi short story adaptation

"A glut of short-story adaptations, as of late," you say! But Cloverfield director Matt Reeves has one all of his own. Ray Nelson is a cartoonist and a writer. In fact, he's a very good writer, having written 8 o' Clock in the Morning (you can read the whole thing here), a story of a man woken from group...

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Sensual and creepy Sleeping Beauty trailer online

Sensual and creepy Sleeping Beauty trailer online

Yesterday we announced the line-up for Cannes, but failed to mention the only Australian film in the competition - Sleeping Beauty. We saw the trailer today and, we have to say, it's worth a look. Sleeping Beauty is the début feature from Julia Leigh and it marks the first Australian film selected for...

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Trailer for “Abduction” starring Taylor Lautner now online

Trailer for “Abduction” starring Taylor Lautner now online

Here at TFR, we're big Taylor Lautner fans (though still debating for our respective teams - Edward, Jacob, et al), so when the trailer for Abduction went live, we had to talk about it. During the production process of Twilight, Lautner realised he had a choice - bulk up heavily to represent his maturity as a...

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Ellen Page and Jesse Eisenberg join Woody Allen film

Ellen Page and Jesse Eisenberg join Woody Allen film

Ellen Page and Jesse Eisenberg are set to join Alec Baldwin in Woody Allen's upcoming, as yet unnamed, film venture. Although very little has been revealed about Allen's next directorial venture - apart from the fact that it is set in Rome - several big names are now attached to the film. First to be...

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Cannes Film Festival line-up announced

Cannes Film Festival line-up announced

It seems like the awards season is only just over and we start gearing up for a new round. It all kicks off with the Cannes Film Festival running from 11 to 22 May. Organisers of the 64th festival have just announced the line up which will start with a screening of Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris, which...

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Amateur Brit film-makers go Sci-Fi

Amateur Brit film-makers go Sci-Fi

As fans of independent British film makers, our attention was drawn to the SCI-FI-London Film Festival, which held a 48hour Film Challenge at the beginning of April. Over 180 films took part in order to win a development deal with Vertigo Films. The winner gets the chance to develop a feature film with the...

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