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Michael J. Fox to be awarded honorary Oscar for work as Parkinson's disease activist

Michael J. Fox is set to receive an honorary Oscar for his work as a Parkinson’s disease activist. The announcement was made on Tuesday (June 21) by the Academy’s board of governors, who will also be honouring 13-time Oscar-winning songwriter Diane Warren, six-time directing-writing Oscar runner-up Peter Weir, and pioneering Black director Euzhan Palcy. Fox, […]

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Florence Pugh lands role in 'East of Eden' Netflix adaptation

Florence Pugh has landed a role in Netflix‘s upcoming adaptation of John Steinbeck’s East of Eden. Steinbeck’s novel was first adapted into a film in 1995 by Elia Kazan. His granddaughter, Zoe Kazan, will now write and executive produce the upcoming series. Pugh will also serve as an executive producer on the project. Speaking to […]

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Ewan McGregor recalls “rude” criticism he received from Terry Gilliam

Ewan McGregor has revealed the “rude” criticism he once received about his acting career from Terry Gilliam. READ MORE: Obi-Wan Kenobi star Moses Ingram: “Being in Star Wars feels too big to fathom” In 2010, the Obi-Wan Kenobi star was approached by the director to star in his film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, which […]

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James Bond star Léa Seydoux lands key role in 'Dune: Part Two'

No Time to Die star Léa Seydoux has landed a key role in Dune: Part Two. As reported by Deadline, the actress has been cast by director Denis Villeneuve as Lady Margot Fenring, a member of the Sisterhood of sorceresses. READ MORE: Dune review: desert-based blockbuster will scorch your senses Seydoux joins an all-star cast for the […]

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Christian Bale says Kate Bush's music was cut from 'Thor: Love and Thunder'

Christian Bale has revealed that Kate Bush‘s music almost featured in Thor: Love and Thunder. The Oscar-winning actor, who plays villain Gorr the God Butcher in the upcoming sequel, told Total Film that director Taika Waititi had planned a Bush-inspired dance scene, but it was ultimately cut from the film. Opening up about the influences […]

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'Minions: The Rise Of Gru' set for special Glastonbury screening

Steve Carell has announced a special screening of the new Minions film at this week’s Glastonbury Festival. READ MORE: The alternative guide to Glastonbury 2022, from The Sistxrhood to San Remo The film sees Carell reprise his role as loveable villain Gru in the hugely successful franchise, which has now produced its second Minions spin-off […]

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Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea wants to play Popeye in a live-action movie

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has expressed his desire to play Popeye in a live-action movie if another one ever gets made. READ MORE: Red Hot Chili Peppers: “We feel fresh, like a new band” Taking to Twitter this past weekend, the musician and actor – who recently starred as a bounty hunter in […]