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Cumberbatch Gets Judi Dench to Star in ‘Richard III’

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Categories: Adaptation, Drama, Casting, Celeb News,

Judi Dench agreed to star in an adaptation of Richard III after a public plea from Benedict Cumberbatch over the weekend. The veteran actress was taking part in a question and answer session at the Hay Festival in Powys, Wales when the Sherlock star - who will take on the title role in the BBC drama this autumn - jumped at the chance to pin her down to the project following lengthy rumors he was …

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Quote of the Day: Angelina Jolie on Playing Cleopatra

"[Cleopatra is] one of those that you feel like well, maybe that's the one you put everything into and that's where you end it, that's where you finish... In a great way, what could you do beyond that one?" - Maleficent star Angelina Jolie hints that if she were to take on the role of Cleopatra - whom screen legend Elizabeth Taylor portrayed in 1963 - it would be her last film project as an …

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Carrie Fisher: ‘Star Wars’ Cast Looked a Little Melted

Carrie Fisher says that the original Star Wars cast looked "a little melted" when they met ahead of shooting on Episode VII. The 57-year-old actress reprises her role as Princess Leia in the blockbuster sequel alongside alongside Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker who are also returning to the franchise. She admits it was reassuring to see that everyone's appearance had changed 37 years on from the original. When talking …

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Robin Wright: Hollywood Is Hard if You Have Integrity

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Robin Wright thinks that Hollywood is a difficult place "if you have integrity." The House of Cards star refused to take "wife and arm candy" roles which would have raised her profile, and instead concentrate on raising her daughter Dylan, 23, and son Hopper, 20, with ex-husband Sean Penn while waiting for a properly engaging part to play. "Hollywood is difficult to navigate if you have integrity, so I opted not to work if there …

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Harrison Ford Approached for ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel

Harrison Ford has been approached to appear in a sequel to Blade Runner. The 71-year-old action movie star is being sought to reprise his role as bounty hunter Rick Deckhard in a sequel to the sci-fi classic, originally released in 1982. Already on board with the project are Ridley Scott, who directed the original movie, and Hampton Fancher, who adapted the screenplay from Philip K. Dick's book Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Broderick Johnson …

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First Look: Ben Affleck as Batman

Well hasn't Zack Snyder showed us all up. The director recently took to his Twitter to showcase both his photographic and directing abilities with a black and white image featuring Ben Affleck as Batman in his upcoming Man of Steel sequel. While there was a lot of backlash from fans about the casting announcement last August, the Argo director looks like he's filling out Christian Bale's batsuit quite well after all....

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‘Fifty Shades’ Director Reveals Aaron Johnson-Taylor Apperance

Director Sam Taylor-Wood has revealed that her husband, Kick-Ass star Aaron Johnson-Wood, will be making an apperance in Fifty Shades of Grey. When asked at a recent Godzilla premiere about whether or not she was able to fit Johnson-Wood into the much-anticipated film - which is currently in post-production - the 47-year-old hesistated a moment before answering, "Actually, I have." Taylor-Wood (unfortunately!) didn't divulge anything aside from admitting that the 23-year-old - to whom she's …

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Michael Fassbender Confirmed ‘Prometheus’ Sequel

Michael Fassbender has given hope to folks looking forward to a Prometheus sequel. In the recent press rounds for X-Men: Days of Future Past, Fassbender - who played the android David in the 2012 sci-fi film - confirmed his involvement in the sequel but could not say when production would start. When asked if he'd like to work with Prometheus director Ridley Scott again, Fassbender answered, “For sure.  I love Ridley.  He’s a master filmmaker." …

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to Star in New Movie Together

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are to star in their first film together in almost a decade. The couple haven't been seen together in a movie since starring in Mr. & Mrs. Smith back in 2005, which sparked their real-life love affair, but it is believed they have "an exciting new venture" in the pipeline for the near future. The 38-year-old actress has reportedly penned the script for the upcoming movie, which will be set …

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Cara Delevingne Set for “Massive” Peter Pan Role

Cara Delevingne has landed a "massive role" as a mermaid in Peter Pan. The superstar model has been open about her ambitions as an actress and she will get her first big break when she takes on the role in the upcoming blockbuster adaptation of the childhood classic. "It's a massive role for Cara to land considering she is a relatively unknown actress. However, she is perfect to play a mermaid as she has a …

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