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Coldplay to fund Brit film noir

Coldplay to fund Brit film noir

Not content with just making music Brit band Coldplay are making a move into the movie business. But they're not going to be acting, oh no the band are actually funding a new project. They are co-financing a film being made by a friend of theirs, Mat Whitecross, by the title of Ashes. Whitecross directed...

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Tom Hanks & Julia Roberts in Larry Crowne trailer

Tom Hanks & Julia Roberts in Larry Crowne trailer

It's been a while since we've seen  Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts together on screen. Four years a go in fact when the pair starred in the Oscar nominated Charlie Wilson's War. But they have reunited once again, and this time for a romcom called Larry Crowne, written and directed by Hanks himself. The...

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Tom Hanks to appear in modern-day pirate film

Tom Hanks to appear in modern-day pirate film

Tom Hanks, or as he's more commonly known to people, "Woody", is due to play the role of Captain Richard Phillips - a man whose cargo vessel was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009. Yeah, not quite Pirates of the Caribbean, is it? But the idea sounds like a good one, simply because it really reinforces the...

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Robert Redford brings Sundance to London

Robert Redford brings Sundance to London

Hollywood legend Robert Redford is bringing a version of America's largest independent film festival, Sundance, to the UK. The festival, which normally takes places in Utah, will have its own version at London's O2 Arena in 2012. It will be held from the 26th to the 29th of April, and although it has...

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FX acquiring TV airing rights to major film releases

FX acquiring TV airing rights to major film releases

If you live in the UK, you'll know that the major blockbusters appear on Sky Movies and Virgin's own, newer, film channels before anyone else gets a look in. Not anymore, as Fox has officially got involved. FX hasn't been around for too long in the UK, but anyone who watches it knows that it's responsible for...

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New images for Your Highness have arrived

New images for Your Highness have arrived

We first saw the trailer for Your Highness back in November and we loved what we saw. The official character posters have been released today and we have to say a lot has changed for the film's stars since back in November. Natalie Portman, a metal thong wearing warrior princess, is now an Oscar winning...

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Battle: LA dominating US box office

Battle: LA dominating US box office

Battle: Los Angeles has crushed the opposition at the box office, proving if there's one thing the American film-going crowd love to see, it's L.A. getting completely trashed. For those who are finding the endless remakes boring, and the casting of terrible actors infuriating, salvation is yours, at last....

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Sarah Jessica Parker to star in another comedy?

Sarah Jessica Parker to star in another comedy?

Sarah Jessica Parker aka Carrie Bradshaw, has reportedly begun early talks to star in a romcom ( what else) with Marisa Tomei. The film, which is in fact an independent, is called Married and Cheating and is to be directed by Raymond De Felitta, who last worked on City Island. It hasn't yet been...

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Trailer for The Smurfs film – starring Katy Perry

Trailer for The Smurfs film – starring Katy Perry

The trailer has been released for The Smurfs film - with Katy Perry playing Smurfette! The Smurfs blends live-action with CGI-animation for what is the first hybrid film within The Smurfs franchise. How I Met Your Mother's Neil Patrick Harris stars in the lead live-action role opposite Jayma Mays, who you...

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Neil Gaiman to write 3D Journey to the West film trilogy

Neil Gaiman to write 3D Journey to the West film trilogy

Journey to the West has seen a lot of adaptations lately, from stage shows to video games. But now it's coming to cinemas (again if you count Dragonball), with legendary novelist and Twitter icon Neil Gaiman at the writer's helm. If you're following @neilhimself on Twitter (who isn't?), you'll know that he's...

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