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Joaquin Phoenix to star in Paul Thomas Anderson film?

Joaquin Phoenix to star in Paul Thomas Anderson film?

Joaquin Phoenix could be set to star in an upcoming Paul Thomas Anderson film. Phoenix last graced our screens in Casey Affleck's slightly odd mockumentary I'm Still Here, which saw the actor fake his own retirement in order to pursue a career as a rap star. After all the is-it-real-is-it-fake...

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American Idiot coming to a cinema near you

American Idiot coming to a cinema near you

Green Day fans are going to either love or hate this next bit of news. American Idiot, the Broadway musical based on the Green Day album of the same name, is going to be adapted for the big screen. Universal Studios is currently in negotiations to get the screen rights and has already hired the director...

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Steampunk web-series Riese now online

Steampunk web-series Riese now online

Love steam? Love punks? No, seriously, steampunk is a burgeoning genre, and SyFy's new series, Riese, is yours to enjoy, via the wonderfully accessible medium of The Internets. Steampunk is slowly becoming more and more popular, and has been used for many well-known animes in Japan (Metropolis and Steamboy, to...

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Blake Lively considering two exciting roles

Blake Lively considering two exciting roles

Looks like Blake Lively is the lady of the moment, everyone is trying to get a piece of her. We already know she's in the hotly-anticipated Green Lantern, playing Carol Ferris after beating of competition from the likes of Eva Green, Diana Kruger and Jennifer Garner. Now she is being lined up for roles...

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Tim Miller now attached to Deadpool as the director

Tim Miller now attached to Deadpool as the director

Looks like the Merc with a Mouth is getting a new overlord on-set as Tim Miller steps up to the plate, after an endless procession of almost-but-not-quite directors. Now, before you start ranting about how you've not heard his name in connection with any directing gigs and how he's a minor director who may do...

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Bowie & Jagger film ready to made

Bowie & Jagger film ready to made

Mick Jagger and David Bowie are apparently ready to start work on a film they have been writing for the past 15 years. The legendary rockers are thought to have a script about a couple of "hellraising rock'n'roll managers" who are rumoured to be based on Andrew Loog Oldam, the legendary manager for The...

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Crazy, Stupid, Love, trailer starring Steve Carell

Crazy, Stupid, Love, trailer starring Steve Carell

The trailer for upcoming comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love, starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore and Emma Stone, has been released! Crazy, Stupid, Love sees Steve Carell play a middle-aged man whose wife (Julianne Moore) leaves him, meaning he is faced with the daunting world of dating and...

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The Crow remake has a director

The Crow remake has a director

For those of you waiting to see if the remake of the dogged-by-death original The Crow will actually be any good, it's been announced that the person leading it all will be 28 Weeks Later director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo. As we've mentioned before, The Crow remake is well on its way to production, and people...

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Andy Serkis named as The Hobbit’s Second Unit director

Andy Serkis named as The Hobbit’s Second Unit director

Andy Serkis, known in the Jackson-Middle Earth universe as the mo-cap (motion capture) actor behind Gollum, has been chosen by The Hobbit director, Sir Peter Jackson, to direct the second unit. This is a huge step up for Serkis, who has not only starred in The Lord of the Rings, but who also recently played...

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Vanilla Ice to be in Adam Sandler comedy

Vanilla Ice to be in Adam Sandler comedy

King of cool (well, not really) Vanilla Ice has been signed up to star in a comedy with Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester. This isn't Ice's first foray into films, oh no, the rap star wrote a song for and had a cameo in, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, which you may have seen. He...

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