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9 Hollywood Stars You Didn't Know Were In Your Favorite Video Game

April 10th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
9 Hollywood Stars You Didn't Know Were In Your Favorite Video Ga
As video game sales continue to rival or even surpass Hollywood box office receipts, plenty of famous actors and actresses are crossing over to lend their talents to another industry. Funny thing is though, you might not even realize it. Plenty of game companies have recruited Hollywood stars to serve as voice actors for their top titles. Sometimes the star's in-game character is rendered after their real world appearance, but more often than not, the game will feature a character that looks nothing like the voice actor, leaving the most casual fans in the dark about who was behind the mic....

Sean Bean scoops International Emmy

November 26th, 2013 6:20am EST
Sean Bean
Sean Bean won Best Actor at the International Emmy Awards on Monday night (11.25.13).
The 54-year-old actor was one of the big winners at the annual TV awards ceremony - which celebrates shows created outside of the United States - as he accepted a prize for his starring role in BBC crime drama 'Accused'.
Sean played cross-dressing teacher Simon in the second series of the drama which was created by acclaimed TV writer Jimmy McGovern.
Comedian Chris O'Dowd also had reason to celebrate as his Sky 1 HD sitcom 'Moone Boy' - which follows a 12-year-old boy's adventures with his imaginary friend...

Britain rules at International Emmy Awards

November 26th, 2013 3:10am EST
Sean Bean
Britain dominated the 2013 International Emmy Awards in the U.S. on Monday night (25Nov13), picking up three awards, including Best Actor for Sean Bean.

The former Game of Thrones star nabbed the top acting prize for his role as a cross-dresser in U.K. TV show Accused, and was overwhelmed upon receiving the honour at the Big Apple's Hilton Hotel.

He gushed, "I've never actually won anything. Thank you. I really am so happy."

Irish actor Chris O'Dowd also scored his first Emmy as he took home the prize for his series Moone Boy, which won in the Comedy category.

Rounding out the country's...

Sean Bean and Sheridan Smith leading Britain's International Emmy Awards nominations

October 8th, 2013 8:31pm EDT
Sean Bean
Actors Sean Bean and Sheridan Smith will be representing Britain at the 2013 International Emmy Awards after landing two of the nation's six nominations for the annual prizegiving.

The former Game of Thrones star has scored a best actor nod for his role as a cross-dresser in U.K. TV show Accused, while the show itself, created by Jimmy McGovern, is shortlisted for best drama series.

Smith has earned recognition as best actress for her performance in another drama, Mrs Biggs, which was based on the true story of great train robber Ronnie Biggs' wife, while political thriller Secret State (...

Sean Bean sparks reconciliation rumours with fourth wife

May 14th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Sean Bean
British actor Sean Bean has sparked rumours of a reconciliation with his ex-wife after she accompanied him to an awards ceremony in London over the weekend (11-12May13).

The Lord of the Rings star was joined by his fourth wife Georgina Sutcliffe at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) TV Awards on Sunday (12May13), prompting speculation the pair has resurrected its turbulent relationship.

Their red carpet appearance comes just one year after the actor was questioned by cops for allegedly harassing Sutcliffe, who he split from in 2010 after two years of marriage. The inv...

Slideshow: The Handsome Men Of 'Game Of Thrones'

March 28th, 2013 8:01pm EDT
Game of Thrones
With the third season of Game of Thrones just days away, what better way than to celebrate with a slideshow of the hot guys featured on the series?

Yesterday we brought you the lovely ladies featured on the show, and today we want to see how well the guys clean up after getting all that medieval dirt and grime washed away.

A few of these guys have already been killed off the show -- and we're sure it's only a matter of time before more of them follow.

In fact, if you've read the books (highly recommended) then you already know whose time should come this season, which focuses on roughly ...

A Game Of Thrones Character Profile: Eddard Stark

February 25th, 2013 8:05pm EST
'A Game of Thrones' Season Three is little more than a month away now. We thought it was time to get re-acquainted with the people and places of Westeros and Essos, so you'll feel refreshed and up-to-date by the time of the premier. So, every couple days for the next month or so, we're bringing you people and places from the world of Game of Thrones, complete with informative tidbits from both the show and the books.

Hopefully, this well help everyone segue from our long aGoT hiatus, into our HBO issued bliss once more as a Game of Thrones occupies our Sunday evenings again.

Next: Robert ...

Sean Bean Will Not Be Prosecuted Over Harassment Claims

July 3rd, 2012 8:32am EDT
Sean Bean
Police in Britain have dropped an investigation into allegations Sean Bean harassed his ex-wife by bombarding her with abusive texts.

The Lord of the Rings star was called in for questioning at a London police station in May following claims he had sent harassing messages and made several calls to Georgina Sutcliffe, who he split from in 2010.

His fingerprints and DNA were taken and he was bailed as authorities continued their investigation.

Nevertheless, police have announced the matter will not be pursued any further.

A spokesperson for London's Scotland Yard tells Britain's Daily...

Sean Bean Questioned By The Authorities Over Harassment Allegations

May 10th, 2012 8:23am EDT
Sean Bean
Actor Sean Bean was questioned by cops in London on Wednesday over claims he has been harassing his ex-wife, according to a U.K. report.

The Game of Thrones star attended Holborn police station for a pre-arranged interview over claims he sent abusive texts and calls to Georgina Sutcliffe, who he split from in 2010, reports Britain's Daily Mirror.

Bean had his fingerprints and DNA taken during his time at the station, and was later bailed as officials continue their investigation into the case.

A source tells the publication, "Georgina's a smashing girl and she just wants to get on wit...

Sean Bean To Star In Movie Adaptation Of 'Devil's Peak' Trilogy

May 9th, 2012 10:25am EDT
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Game Of Thrones star Sean Bean is helping to bring the popular Devil's Peak book trilogy to life on the big screen after landing the lead role in a series of planned movie adaptations.

The British actor will portray Detective Benny Griessel in the three forthcoming projects, based on South African author Deon Meyer's crime and suspense books, about a veteran cop who struggles to balance his family life with his career as he tries to track down a killer.

Production on the first installment will begin in Cape Town, South Africa in September.

Bean has also signed up to continue the story...

Two Jews' Review 'Mirror Mirror' And Only One Feels The Happily Ever After (Video)

March 30th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Mirror Mirror
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin Schwartz: Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest Of Us All? The answer to that question is definitely Miss Julia Roberts, who plays Snow White's (Lily Collins) evil stepmother/queen, in director Tarsem Singh's new film, 'Mirror Mirror'.

Ms. Roberts absolutely nails the part.

In fact, she is the only reason to see this remake of the classic fairytale. I think this is one of her best performances in a long time.

For those of you not familiar with the story (yes, it is possible) Snow White's daddy, the King (Sean Bean) disappeared one dark and storm...

Sean Bean To Play A Transsexual In New TV Drama

January 12th, 2012 9:46am EST
Sean Bean
British movie tough guy Sean Bean has donned a dress for his new role as a transsexual in a U.K. TV show.

The actor is best known for his hardman roles in Sharpe, The Lord of the Rings franchise, and Bond movie Goldeneye, but he will show off his feminine side after pulling on a blonde wig and a sparkly sequin dress for new BBC drama Accused.

Bean will play a man going through a sex change who is caught up in a crime of passion in the courtroom drama, penned by respected screenwriter Jimmy McGovern.

The star says, "I've wanted to work on a Jimmy McGovern drama for a while and I think ...

Check Out The Trailer For 'Snow White' Remake 'Mirror Mirror,' Starring Julia Roberts & Lily Collins (Video)

November 15th, 2011 10:45pm EST
Mirror Mirror
Mirror Mirror is a spectacular reimagining of the classic fairy tale starring Oscar® winner Julia Roberts as the Queen, Lily Collins as Snow White, Armie Hammer as Prince Alcott, Sean Bean as the King and Nathan Lane as the Queen's hapless and bungling servant, Brighton.

An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright in a spirited adventure comedy filled with jealousy, romance and betrayal that will capture the imagination of audiences the world over.

Visionary director Tarsem Singh (Immortals) rewri...

Snow White Film Starring Lily Collins Named 'Mirror Mirror'

November 5th, 2011 12:30pm EDT
Mirror Mirror
Relativity Media just announced that the long-awaited title for its upcoming spectacular reimagining of the classic Snow White fairy tale is "Mirror Mirror."

Filming for the comedy action adventure wrapped in mid-September under the direction of Tarsem Singh ("Immortals," "The Cell"). The theatrical release date is set for March 16, 2012.

The newly titled film "Mirror Mirror," stars breakout star Lily Collins as an exiled princess who enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright and Oscar-winner Julia Roberts as an evil Queen who steals control of a kingdom, i...

'Game Of Thrones' Scripts Stolen Before Charity Auction

August 16th, 2011 7:59am EDT
Game of Thrones
Author George R. R. Martin has urged fans to look out for two scripts from hit TV show Game Of Thrones which were stolen before a planned charity auction.

The writer, who penned the fantasy novels A Song of Ice and Fire, which the hit HBO series is based on, planned to put scripts from two episodes of the show under the hammer at the sci-fi WorldCon event later this week.

However, after he had the screenplays sent over for him to sign, he discovered both manuscripts had been stolen.

In a post on his blog, Martin writes, "The US post office delivered the envelope in a plastic baggie wi...

Sean Bean Added To 'Snow White' Film

July 18th, 2011 1:22pm EDT
Sean Bean
Relativity Media is sniffing around Sean Bean for the fairytale role of a lifetime. Bean is in final talks to star in Relativity Media's Snow White film.

Sean Bean's character might be dead and gone from the hit show Game of Thrones, but that doesn't mean Bean is slowing down. He's in talks to land himself a plum role in Relativity Media's Snow White film. Did we happen to mention Game of Thrones was recently nominated for an Emmy?

Anyway, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Sean Bean is finalizing a deal to take on the role of Snow White's father in the currently untitled film.

The ...

Check Out 'The Island' Starring Scarlett Johansson On Blu-ray June 21

June 19th, 2011 6:55am EDT
The Island
Blockbuster action director Michael_Bay delivers a striking look at a strange world of the future in the sci-fi action drama "The Island."

Midway through the 21st century, Lincoln Six Echo (Ewan McGregor) lives in a confined indoor community after ongoing abuse of the Earth has rendered most of the planet uninhabitable.

One of the only places in the outside world still capable of sustaining life is an idyllic island where citizens are chosen to live through a lottery. Or at least that's what Lincoln and his fellow citizens are taught to believe; the truth is that Lincoln, like every...

Sean Bean Won't Press Charges Over Pub Stabbing

June 15th, 2011 8:11am EDT
Sean Bean
British actor Sean Bean has declined to press charges after he was stabbed on Sunday night, according to a U.K. report.

The Lord of the Rings star was attacked outside the Hill Bar and Brasserie in Camden, north London during a night out.

He is said to have sustained a stab wound to the arm, but refused to be treated at a hospital - and he has also opted not to file an official complaint with police.

A police source tells Britain's The Sun, "Police were called but the alleged victim didn't want to make a complaint. No further action was taken."

Bean's 19-year-old daughter Molly reve...

Sean Bean Stabbed Outside Pub In London

June 14th, 2011 11:22am EDT
Sean Bean
British actor Sean Bean is recovering after he was stabbed outside a pub in London on Sunday night.

Game of Thrones star was attacked outside the Hill Bar and Brasserie in Camden, north London during a night out and was left with a stab wound to his arm, according to Britain's Daily Mail.

An unidentified attacker cut the actor with a broken glass and punched him in the face, and police were called to the scene.

However, Bean declined hospital treatment and went back inside the bar, where staff used a first aid kit to tend to his injuries. He then reportedly ordered another drink.

A ...

ABC Announces New & Returning Shows For 2011-12

May 17th, 2011 1:54pm EDT
Body Of Proof
New series for ABC's 2011-12 season are "Apartment 23," "Charlie's Angels," "Good Christian Belles," "Last Man Standing," "Man Up," "Missing," "Once Upon a Time," "Pan Am," "Revenge," "The River," "Scandal," "Suburgatory" and "Work It."

"America's Funniest Home Videos," "The Bachelor," "Body of Proof," "Dancing with the Stars," "Desperate Housewives," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," "Happy Endings," "Secret Millionaire," "Shark Tank" and "20/20" join previously announced returning series "Castle," "Cougar Town," "Grey's Anatomy," "The Middle," "Modern Family" and "Private Practice." "Sat...

'Game Of Thrones' - What Did You Think Of HBO's New Series?

April 18th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
Game Of Thrones
Author George R.R. Martin's Locus Award-winning fantasy saga was adapted for the screen in the HBO series "Game Of Thrones" created by David Benioff ("Troy") and D.B. Weiss, and starring "Lord of the Rings" veteran Sean Bean.

The series debuted Sunday night to fans and newbies alike.

Long ago, in a distant land where summers span decades, and winters reach into infinity, the cold winds begin to blow through the kingdom of Winterfell. In the cold seasons of past, the Starks of Winterfell relied on their fierce resiliency to survive the harsh conditions.

But this winter, supernatura...

'Game Of Thrones' Booth Unveiled at WonderCon

April 1st, 2011 2:22pm EDT
Game of Thrones Booth at WonderCon
The "Game of Thrones" booth was unveiled at WonderCon today. Based on the bestselling fantasy book series "A Song of Ice and Fire," by George R.R. Martin, the new series GAME OF THRONES launches its ten-episode season SUNDAY, APRIL 17 (9:00-10:05 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

The booth features a full size reproduction of the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros as well as costumes and props from the show. Items on display will include:

- Ned Stark's costume
- Daenerys Targaryen's costume
- King Baratheon's costume
- A Maester's costume
- The Stark house shield and banner

Review: 'Black Death' 'Two Jews On Film' Feel The Horror Of The Plague (Video)

March 1st, 2011 11:08am EST
Black Death
'Black Death' directed by Christopher Smith (Severance) takes place in Europe...The year is 1348...And things aren't going so great. The Bubonic Plague has broken out and threatens to basically decimate everyone in its path. Fear and superstition is at an all time high. No one has figured out that the Plague comes from a rat bite.

The Church is starting to lose its grip on the people which of course makes the holy ones very unhappy. Plus, there are rumors of a village, hidden in a marshland, that is untouched by the Plague. That can mean only one thing...The villagers have to be in ca...

Sean Bean's Wife Files For Divorce

August 6th, 2010 8:07am EDT
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Sean Bean’s two-year marriage is over - the actor's fourth wife has filed divorce papers at London's High Court, according to a U.K. report.

The Lord of the Rings star wed Georgina Sutcliffe in February, 2008, but their union came under intense scrutiny just months into their marriage when an argument between the pair allegedly turned violent.

He was arrested by police but Sutcliffe later requested authorities drop the case. Bean was eager to put the controversy behind him and revealed soon afterwards that the couple was trying for a baby.

More recently the actor announced the pair was w...

Uma Thurman And Pierce Brosnan Added To 'Lightning Thief' Cast

March 26th, 2009 11:26am EDT
Uma Thurman
Pierce Brosnan is teaming up with Uma Thurman to play a pair of Greek gods in a big-screen adaptation of the Percy Jackson children's books.

The duo will star in Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief, an adaptation of Rick Riordan's first novel in his popular five-part series.

The story is based on Greek mythology and centers around young Percy Jackson, who discovers that he is the son of Poseidon, god of the sea.

Sean Bean, Kevin McKidd, and Melina Kanakaredes have also been added to the cast - joining Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson and Alexandra Daddario.

Chris Colum...

Amanda Seyfried Is 'A Woman Of No Importance'

January 29th, 2009 3:18pm EST
Amanda Seyfried
Mamma Mia! star Amanda Seyfried has beaten Lindsay Lohan to the lead role in a big-screen adaptation of Oscar Wilde play A Woman Of No Importance.

Mean Girls star Lohan was first linked to the part in 2006, but she appears to have lost out to Seyfried, who will step back in time for the upper-class dark comedy, set in Britain's Victorian era.

She will star opposite Sean Bean, who will portray womanizer Lord Illingworth, and Annette Bening will play his mother, according to Variety.

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Pulse Patrol: The Weakly Round-Up Of User Comments

September 2nd, 2008 11:11am EDT
Pulse Patrol
Each week the editors at Starpulse will be highlighting the best responses and remarks to news stories and celebrity topics that we've come across.

News Highlights = This week's most stirring and clever observations were made on the latest stories on Rumer Willis' fashion sense, Brad Pitt's expending brood, and Pamela Anderson vs. Chicken Drumstick, as well as celebrity Trout Pouts.

Topic Highlights = There were some polite and considerate comments made about Sean Bean, Roger Waters and Paris Hilton and there was no love or affection for Toby Keith, Miley Cyrus or Mo’nique.


Must See (& Must Skip) New Dramas This Fall

August 27th, 2008 8:40am EDT
My Own Worst Enemy
Christian Slater has only one facial expression. His eyebrows are permanently arched in a slightly questioning yet slightly sinister gaze; he has a five o'clock shadow that no pancake makeup ever seems to hide; and his eyes are dark and brooding, appearing beady and almost dead without the proper glint from three-point lighting.

Skip "My Own Worst Enemy"

Yet NBC's My Own Worst Enemy (Monday nights at 9 p.m. starting Oct. 13) have him playing two very distinct men: Henry, the slightly dippy family man living in pre-fab suburbia, and Edward, a Jason Bourne-esque operative for a se...

Sean Bean Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Wife

July 26th, 2008 10:45am EDT
Sean Bean
Sean Bean has been arrested on suspicion of domestic assault. The actor was questioned by police in London for six hours after his new wife Georgina filed a complaint.

She alleges the 49-year-old assaulted her during a row at their London home. But Georgina, 29, later dropped the assault claim.

A police spokesman said: "Police were called to a residential address. A male was arrested. He was subsequently informed no further action was being taken against him."

His wife told reporters following Bean's release from custody, "Everything is OK. Sean and I are at home together enj...

Sam Neill, Sean Bean & Joss Ackland Join NBC's 'Crusoe'

May 23rd, 2008 9:34am EDT
Sean Bean
NBC announced that Sam Neill, Sean Bean and Joss Ackland will join the cast of NBC's new landmark series "Crusoe," an epic and ambitious take on Daniel Defoe's legendary tale.

"Crusoe" finds the dashing and resourceful Crusoe (Philip Winchester) after many years of being a castaway on a desert island with his companion Friday (casting to follow). "Crusoe" follows the adventures of the two island dwellers while looking in flashback at Crusoe's life before he was thrown into an isolated existence filled with danger and adventure.

Among those are his tragic childhood with widower fat...

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