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Spotlight on the Stars: Keira Knightley

For this week’s new spotlight piece, I wanted to cite an A-lister who doesn’t quite get the credit that she deserves. That lovely lady is none other than Keira Knightley, an Academy Award nominated actress mostly known for her period piece work but capable of far more than that. In[...]

Paramount to re-release Academy Awards nominated “RANGO”

HollywoodNews.com: The now Academy Award®-nominated Rango, from director Gore Verbinski and starring the voice of Johnny Depp, saddles up for a one week limited engagement at the ArcLight Hollywood beginning this Friday, January 27th. The original animated comedy-adventure from Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies a Blind Wing/GK Films Production that[...]

Johnny Depp’s “Pirates” sequel boasts unique global soundtrack

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The soundtrack to this summer’s anticipated “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” will feature a once-in-a-lifetime creatibve collaboration. Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer, a mainstay on the first three “Pirates” films, will return to the fold but will be accompanied by acclaimed guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela[...]

Johnny Depp’s role was written for Hugh Jackman

HollywoodNews.com: Apparently Johnny Depp wasn’t the actor in mind when the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Captain Jack Sparrow character was created. The screenwriter of the first film, Stuart Beattie, reportedly had Hugh Jackman in mind when he wrote the script, states Digital Spy (via Fox News). He even named the character[...]

“Pirates of the Caribbean” poster has itself a silver skull

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum. The first official teaser for the next “Pirates of the Caribbean” has arrived. Ho hum? OK, to be fair, there’s nothing inherently wrong with this teaser, which was posted over the weekend at IMP Awards.com. It lets people know that there’s another[...]

Johnny Depp may be teaching ‘Snow White’ how to fight

HollywoodNews.com: Johnny Depp is rumored to be attached to a slanted take on the “Snow White” fairy tale. He will apparently be headlining “ Snow White and The Huntsman.” In the film, Depp will play the Huntsman who lets Snow White go instead of killing her. He then teaches the[...]

First look at Johnny Depp in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 4’

HollywoodNews.com: Captain Jack Sparrow is back! Disney is barely a month into production on ‘Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides’, but already two new photos have been released of Johnny Depp reprising his role as the savvy captain on set in Hawaii. ‘Stranger Tides’ is directed by Rob Marshall (a[...]

Adam Sandler invited to join The Academy

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Sandler is gearing up for the release of his new film, “Grown Ups,” and has just been announced as one of 135 artists selected to join the Academy. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who[...]

“Alice” should be big box office

Industry insiders say Disney has again performed brilliantly in marketing a movie – this time director Tim Burton’s visual feast “Alice in Wonderland” starring Johnny Depp. But while the film is expected to open way above $60 million in North America this weekend, the critics haven’t been too kind. The[...]