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Steven Spielberg actually directed Poltergeist, crew member confirms

For years, rumours have circulated that Poltergeist‘s credited director, Tobe Hooper, wasn’t actually behind the lens of the classic 1982 horror; instead, fans claimed Steven Spielberg was responsible, already being credited as both producer and screenwriter. All easily dismissed, it seemed. Hooper’s work on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre has made him a legend of horror cinema, and the rest of his fairly cult CV makes Poltergeist a natural fit. However, fans have noted for a while that

Jennifer Lawrence dubbed 'not pretty enough' to play Sharon Tate by the late actress' sister

Jennifer Lawrence has been branded “not pretty enough” to play murder victim Sharon Tate in a planned biopic. Debra Tate has voiced her disapproval for J Law to play her murdered sister, Sharon. Sharon – who grew to prominence in the 1960s – was married to film director Roman Polanski and was eight months pregnant with their child when she was stabbed to death by members of Charles Manson’s family.

Harrison Ford to auction Han Solo jacket in aid of epileptic daughter

Harrison Ford will auction off his iconic Han Solo costume to help an American medical center treating his daughter and in finding a cure for epilepsy. The Star Wars hero has become synonymous with the brown jacket he has donned for the movie franchise, including a leather version he wore for the latest installment – Star Wars: The Force Awakens, reported Vanity Fair. Now Ford, 73, said the jacket is

Christian Bale 'Looking Forward' to Seeing Ben Affleck as Batman

Christian Bale cannot wait to watch Ben Affleck take over the iconic role of Batman. The 42-year-old actor played the caped crusader in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, with Mr Affleck stepping in for the next Batman movies. Fans will first see the American star play Bruce Wayne/Batman in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Mr Bale insisted that he is excited to see what he does

Tony Dyson, Creator of Stars Wars' R2-D2, Found Dead in Malta

Professor Tony Dyson, the British creator of the Star Wars droid R2-D2, has been found dead at his home on the Maltese island of Gozo, police said on Friday. Neighbours raised the alert on Thursday after noticing that the front door of the 68-year-old’s apartment in Triq Zirzieb had been left open. Police said they had opened an inquiry into the cause of death but that foul play had been

Leonardo DiCaprio gets his first Oscar. Finally!!

The red carpet is rolled, the stars are all decked, the curtain’s raised… Hollywood’s biggest night – the 88th Academy Awards are here! Oscars 2016. While this year has been touted as Leonardo DiCaprio’s year, what with his friends and Academy members speaking out in favour of him, it is yet to be seen if he indeed bags the trophy that has eluded him all these years. When the nominations were

Leonardo DiCaprio has done a "spectacular" job in the The Revenant, says Jon Favreau

From his Titanic co-star Kate Winslet to this year’s Oscar nominee Eddie Redmayne, several Hollywood celebrities have come out in support of Leonardo DiCaprio, who they hope will take home his first Academy Award this year. Now actor and director Jon Favreau has also joined the chorus, saying The Revenant was a wonderful film and DiCaprio deserves an Oscar for his performance. Favreau, who is looking forward to the release

Leonardo Dicaprio should definitely win the best actor Oscar: Eddie Redmayne

Leonardo DiCaprio is “definitely” and “should” win the best actor Oscar, says Eddie Redmayne. The 41-year-old star is yet to receive an Academy Award in his life but is odds-on favourite to scoop the prize for his portrayal of frontiersman Hugh Glass in “The Revenant” at the star-studded ceremony to be held in LA on February 28. Even his fellow nominee, who is recognized for his portrayal of Lili Elbe

Leonardo DiCaprio felt 'Revenant' set was colder than 'Titanic' scene

Leonardo DiCaprio says shooting ‘The Revenant’ was colder than being submerged in icy waters in the final scenes of ‘Titanic’. DiCaprio won the best actor Bafta award while the film bagged four other trophies at the ceremony last night. The actor and the crew of the Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s film had a tough time capturing the survival drama in harsh weather conditions as the director insisted on shooting only in

Star Wars: Disney CEO Bob Iger confirms Episode VIII production has begun

The upcoming Star Wars Episode VIII has officially begun production. Disney CEO Bob Iger announced on Wednesday (February 10) that Lucasfilm and director Rian Johnson have officially commenced principal photography on the sequel to Star Wars The Force Awakens, which minted over USD 2 billion worldwide, reports aceshowbiz.com. Star Wars Episode VIII filming was set to begin in January, but principal photography was pushed back a few weeks around the

I'm just more determined at this point to win an award, says Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet is “determined” to win the Best Supporting Actress at the forthcoming BAFTA Awards, which will be aired on Sunday (February 14). The 40-year-old is nominated for the prestigious award for her performance as Joanna Hoffman in Steve Jobs, a biopic on the late Apple co-founder, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “I don’t know if I’m necessarily hopeful (about winning), but I’m just more determined at this point. You know I really

Kate Winslet thinks Leonardo DiCaprio is more handsome than ever

Kate Winslet, who starred in 1997’s hit ‘Titanic’, opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, has revealed that she thinks that her ‘Revolutionary Road’ co-star is getting “more handsome” with age. In an interview, the 40-year-old actress said DiCaprio is not only a solid and loyal person, but is also a great friend, adding that he is still friends with everyone he had met during the 1997 movie’s shoot, Channel.24 reports. ‘The Reader’ actress