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Robert Pattinson to play Jeff Buckley?

Robert Pattinson to play Jeff Buckley?

Robert Pattinson is apparently desperate to play Jeff Buckley in a biopic which is currently in the works. According to sources at the Daily Express, Pattinson is "obsessed with the project and doing everything he can to land the part." They go on to say that his team are also really keen on him doing...

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Hobbit delayed, Jackson hospitalised

Hobbit delayed, Jackson hospitalised

Just as The Hobbit was due to go into production, director Peter Jackson has been taken into hospital for an urgent operation to repair a perforated ulcer.Admitted to Wellington hospital last night with acute stomach pains, he soon underwent surgery and is now currently resting. It's expected he'll be absolutely...

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Oscar and Razzie nominations announced

Oscar and Razzie nominations announced

With the award season finally upon us, our two favourite nomination lists have been released- the Oscars and the Razzies. We'll start with the Oscars, which lets be honest, have been hugely predictable. You guessed it, The King's Speech took away a fair few nominations, 12 in fact, including Best Picture...

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Wake the Dead adaptation one of Slasher Film’s first projects

Wake the Dead adaptation one of Slasher Film’s first projects

If you recall legendary guitarist Slash founding his own horror-film production company, then you may be pleased to know that they're entering production on an adaptation of the Wake the Dead comic. Written by Steve Niles, the co-creator of 30 Days of Night, the comic is based heavily around Mary Shelley's...

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Tom Hardy is Bane in The Dark Knight Rises

Tom Hardy is Bane in The Dark Knight Rises

Wondering what role Tom Hardy would play in the hotly anticipated sequel to Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight? None other than the chemically-pumped supervillain, Bane. As the resident Batman fan here at the TFR Towers, this is fantastic news. The difficulty with getting another villain in for The Dark...

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The Ice Man cast revealed

The Ice Man cast revealed

It looks like mob killer Richard "The Ice Man" Kuklinski's biopic has found a cinematic doppleganger in the form of Michael Shannon, along with other cast members just announced. When we spoke about this last September, we were firmly under the impression that star of Diner and The Wrestler, Mickey Rourke, was...

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Will Smith to remake Annie?

Will Smith to remake Annie?

Rumour has it that Will Smith is going to remake the 1982 classic musical Annie, with guess who taking the lead? Yup, you guessed it, daughter and 'Whip Your Hair' singer, Willow. Smith's company Overbrook Entertainment are thought to be taking it on and Jay Z may be working on the music. The Smith...

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The Social Network are set to reunite for Sex On The Moon

The Social Network are set to reunite for Sex On The Moon

The award-winning team behind The Social Network are set to reunite for Sex On The Moon. Scott Rudin, Michael DeLuca and Dana Brunetti - the team behind everyone's favourite Facebook film - have signed on to produce a film adaptation of Ben Mezrich's upcoming book, Sex On The Moon: The Amazing Story Behind...

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New Muppets Movie pic online

New Muppets Movie pic online

For those unable to sit still until Kermit and co. hit the big screen again, a new picture has been released that expands on the film's plot. The film features three characters going by the names of Gary, Mary and Walter who find out that in order to save a TV studio, they need to reach ten million viewers. Of...

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Trailer for Mother’s Day Online

Trailer for Mother’s Day Online

When you hear the film title Mother's Day, you might think a nice family film maybe in the same vein as Valentine's Day, but this couldn't be further from the truth. Mother's Day is actually a psychological horror thriller, from the king of gore and torture Saw's Darren Lynn Bousman. A trailer for the...

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