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Lindsay Lohan tipped to play Deep Throat

An official announcement is expected at Cannes next week that Lindsay Lohan is set to play the star of the infamous 1972 porn film, Deep Throat, in a new biopic. For an actor whose every iffy career decision is gleefully reported in the tabloid press, it would appear to be […]

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Spielberg to make film of ‘War Horse’

It is already a popular children’s book and a hit on the London stage. Now Steven Spielberg is taking War Horse to the big screen. The director saw the stage version in March, several months after he purchased the rights to Michael Morpurgo’s book last year. Yesterday, it was confirmed […]

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Henson Co. to make “Dark Crystal” sequel

The Jim Henson Company is to partner with Australian production outfit Omnilab Media to make “Power of the Dark Crystal,” a sequel to Henson’s 1982 fantasy hit “The Dark Crystal,” the companies confirmed Wednesday. “Daybreakers” directors Peter and Michael Spierig will helm the film, which is to be made in […]

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Lindsay Lohan ‘sacked’ from latest film

Lindsay Lohan has been sacked from her latest film due to fears about relying on her “bankability” for the project. The actress was set to star in The Other Side – a film about a grad student working on a deserted island – along with Woody Harrelson, Giovanni Ribisi, Dave […]

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Disney ‘Diamond Edition’ Dates Confirmed

‘Hear-Ye, Hear Ye’… Some interesting news has just cropped up from the land of Disney. And they’ve come in the form of long awaited release dates! Beauty and The Beast: Diamond Edition – October 5th Fantasia/F-2000: Diamond Edition – December 7th During what’s so far been a hectic year for […]

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Edinburgh FF hosts Toy Story 3 premiere

Cinema audiences in Scotland will be the first outside of the US to see one of the most eagerly anticipated sequels of all time.For this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival will host the international premiere of Toy Story 3. The CGI blockbuster will have a 3D gala screening in June, […]

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Pixar announces Monsters Inc. 2

Rumours of a second Monsters Inc. movie have been bothering tight-lipped director Pete Docter for almost a year now. Well, the Up and Monsters Inc. filmmaker can finally rest easy, as Pixar have officially announced a sequel is in the works. They have set a release date of 16 November, […]

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Gervais has reason to smile about new film

Gervais has been busy promoting his new film Cemetery Junction, but when Sky News caught up with him and his co-writer and director Stephen Merchant he was already pondering his next move. “Yes, I’ll probably run for Prime Minister in 2012,” Gervais joked, before Merchant quickly reminded him that he […]

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Massacre movie top winner at Canada film awards

“Polytechnique,” a French-language movie that relives the 1989 massacre of 14 women by a crazed gunman in Montreal, dominated Canada’s film awards on Monday, winning nine Genies, including best picture. Its haul also included best director for Denis Villeneuve, actress for Karine Vanasse, and supporting actor for Maxim Gaudette, who […]

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Clash of the Titans leads worldwide box office

“Clash of the Titans,” the latest film to cash in on the 3D craze, easily won the battle at the worldwide box office during the weekend, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday. The Olympian epic earned $64.1 million from theaters in the United States and Canada since opening Thursday […]