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Russell Crowe: 'I don't think I'll be returning for Man of Steel sequel'

April 2nd, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Russell Crowe
Actor Russell Crowe will not be reprising his role as Superman's father in the Man Of Steel sequel.

The Noah star, who played Jor-El in the 2013 film, was killed off by Michael Shannon's character General Zod but later appeared as a hologram, guiding Superman to defeat his nemesis.

However, Crowe believes his time as Jor-El - a role previously played on the big screen by Marlon Brando - will not be back for the sequel, because of the new direction the film is taking.

He tells Yahoo Movies, "I don't think they're going to use me again. I think they're jumping onto a different stream.

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'Rock star' bride Kaley Cuoco

April 1st, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Kaley Cuoco
Kaley Cuoco felt like a "rock star" on her wedding day.
The 'Big Bang Theory' actress married Ryan Sweeting in December, three months after they got engaged and six months after they started dating, and though their nuptials happened fast, she has no regrets because she knows they are right for each other.
She said: "I admit it happened fast, but that's who I am. When we met, I knew he was the one. [At my wedding], I felt like a rock star and a badass. What was amazing in that room, it was so full of love. It was like nothing I'd ever been to before, and it was exactly what we wanted it to ...
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'Batman vs. Superman' Delayed By a Year

January 18th, 2014 6:04pm EST
Man of Steel
Superhero fans will have to wait until 2016 to see the Man Of Steel sequel Batman Vs. Superman after studio bosses delayed the project.

Henry Cavill will reprise his role as the Man of Steel, opposite Ben Affleck as the Caped Crusader in the comic book amalgamation, the first time the superheroes will be seen on the big screen together.

The movie was slated for a spring 2015 release, but executives at Warner Bros. studios have now decided to push it back until May, 2016 to ensure the movie is the best it can be.

A statement from company bosses reveals the move will give filmmakers "time ...
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Jason Momoa in talks to join Man of Steel sequel

December 10th, 2013 8:30pm EST
Man of Steel
Actor Jason Momoa is in talks to join the cast of the Man Of Steel sequel, according to a U.S. report.

It's unclear who the Conan the Barbarian star will portray, but reports have indicated he'll suit up as Doomsday, Superman's ultimate foe.

However, according to The Hollywood Reporter, if director Zack Snyder decides to fill the movie with Justice League characters, Momoa could portray the Martian Manhunter, an alien with super powers trapped on earth.

Henry Cavill will reprise his role as Superman in the sequel, while Ben Affleck has signed on to play Batman and Fast & Furious actres...
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'Fast & Furious' Actress Gal Gadot To Play Wonder Woman In 'Man Of Steel' Sequel

December 4th, 2013 9:31pm EST
Gal Gadot
Actress Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in the planned 2015 sequel to this summer's Man of Steel.

Gadot, an Israeli actress and model who represented the country in the 2004 Miss Universe pageant, is set to join Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill in the tentatively titled Batman Vs. Superman. Cavill will reprise his role as the Man of Steel, while Affleck is set to take on the role of the Caped Crusader -- a casting move that was met with heavy backlash from Batman fans.

Gadot, best known for her work in three of the films in the Fast & Furious series, is thrilled about the role.

"I Ca...
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'Superman' Henry Cavill Voted Glamour's Sexiest Man Of 2013

December 3rd, 2013 10:04pm EST
Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill's strong jaw and ice blue eyes landed him on the top of U.K. Glamour magazine's list of the sexiest men of 2013.

The British-born actor knocked Robert Pattinson down from the number-one spot, which the former "Twilight" star held for four years in a row.

Cavill has appeared in films including "The Count of Monte Cristo," "Immortals" and "The Cold Light Of Day." He stars in the upcoming film "Batman Vs. Superman" alongside Ben Affleck.

Earlier this summer he was linked to "The Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco.

Check out who rounded out the top five "Sexiest Men" list on the...
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Henry Cavill voted Glamour Magazine's Sexiest Man of 2013

December 2nd, 2013 8:30pm EST
Henry Cavill
Man Of Steel star Henry Cavill has been named U.K. Glamour magazine's Sexiest Man of 2013.

Superman has ended fellow Brit Robert Pattinson's four-year run at number one.

The Twilight star falls to number two, while Liam Hemsworth, Miley Cyrus' ex, comes in at number three.

Thor villain Tom Hiddleston places fourth and another fellow Brit Benedict Cumberbatch rounds out the top five.

Other stars on the poll of 100 attractive celebrities include teen pop idols Justin Bieber and Harry Styles, actors Idris Elba, Ryan Gosling and Channing Tatum, and sports stars David Beckham and Rafael Nada...
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Henry Cavill: Affleck with be 'fantastic Batman

December 2nd, 2013 5:20pm EST
Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill is sure Ben Affleck will make a "fantastic" Batman.
The 'Man Of Steel' actor's Superman will be pitted against Ben's character in the provisionally titled 'Batman Vs Superman' in 2015, and he's positive the star will do a great job of playing the superhero.
Henry told TotalFilm.com: "I'm sure he'll be fantastic, above all else.
"As a filmmaker he's got his own style, he's not copying anyone else. He's been tenacious in his career, he's had ups followed by downs and now he's up again.
"I think that requires and shows a special strength of character and it's something I enjoy w...
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Kaley Cuoco slams pregnancy rumors

November 10th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Kaley Cuoco
Kaley Cuoco blasts rumors she is pregnant.
The 'Big Bang Theory' actress has slammed speculation she is expecting fiance Ryan Sweeting's child, and took to Twitter to make herself clear.
She wrote: "I would like to make something very clear to anyone who cares.
"IAM NOT EFFING PREGNANT. Do with that what you will. (sic)"
Although they may not have made plans to expand their family just yet, Kaley has recently revealed she is keen to marry the tennis player as soon as possible.
She said: "We've been planning, so hopefully early next year.
"We don't have an exact date, but I want to marry him...
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Five Reasons FANS Don’t Want Ben Affleck As Batman

August 26th, 2013 11:30am EDT
Batman
Love it or hate it, Ben Affleck will soon be the Caped Crusader.  But amidst the contrversy what’s most surprising is how folks can’t understand why fans are so outraged over the selection.  So for those who are a little confused, here are some Cliff Notes on the subject.  Here are...Five Reasons Fans Don’t Want Ben Affleck As Batman.

Daredevil

Affleck already tried a more meek superhero role and it was about as welcome as a turd in a swimming pool.  With no muscles, no attitude and simply no character cool, Affleck clearly showed why not everyone can be a superhero. 

 

The Everym...
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Ben Affleck to play Batman in Man of Steel sequel

August 23rd, 2013 3:00am EDT
Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck is set to play Batman in the sequel to 'Man of Steel'.

The Oscar-winning actor-and-director will take on the iconic caped crusader character opposite Henry Cavill's Superman in the untitled Warner Bros. film, which will unite the two DC Comics superheroes on the big screen for the first time.

'Man of Steel' director Zack Snyder is set to helm the highly anticipated movie - which is rumored to be titled 'Batman vs. Superman' - and the movie studio has announced a release date of July 17, 2015, for the picture.

Snyder said in a statement: "Ben provides an interesting counter-ba...
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Mark Strong To Play Lex Luthor In 'Man Of Steel' Sequel?

August 12th, 2013 10:30pm EDT
Man of Steel
British actor Mark Strong has fuelled reports suggesting he is set to portray Superman's arch nemesis Lex Luthor in the Man Of Steel sequel after refusing to confirm or deny the casting rumours.

The Sherlock Holmes star was recently tipped to take on the role of the villain in director Zack Snyder's forthcoming film, and Strong has done little to silence the claims.

When asked about the casting news by DigitalSpy.com, he coyly replied, "All I can say is... watch this space."

If Strong does sign on, he will follow in the footsteps of Gene Hackman and Kevin Spacey, who have both famously b...
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Kaley Cuoco dating Ryan Sweeting?

August 7th, 2013 8:51pm EDT
Kaley Cuoco
Actress Kaley Cuoco has moved on from her brief romance with new Superman Henry Cavill by stepping out with tennis star Ryan Sweeting.

The Big Bang Theory star enjoyed a short fling with Man of Steel hunk Cavill earlier this summer (13), but they parted ways last month (Jul13) and now it appears the blonde has a new man in her life.

Cuoco was photographed on a lunch date in Los Angeles with Bahamian-born American sportsman Sweeting last weekend (03-04Aug13), and on Tuesday (06Aug13), the stars enjoyed a spa session in Culver City, California as they underwent manicures and pedicures toget...
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Superman To Share The Screen With Batman In 'Man Of Steel' Sequel

July 21st, 2013 10:22pm EDT
Batman and Superman
Man of Steel director Zack Snyder confirmed on Saturday that Superman and Batman will share the screen together in 2015.

The director revealed that Warner Bros. has plans to include the The Dark Knight in the sequel to this year's reboot of the Superman franchise, and Henry Cavill and Amy Adams are both on board.

The Batman character will presumably be slightly different than Christian Bale's version, as the star won't be reprising the character from Christopher Nolan's highly successful "Dark Knight" trilogy.

The announcement for the film, which involved an image of the Batman logo with...
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Over Before It Began - Henry Cavill And Kaley Cuoco Break Up

July 12th, 2013 12:07pm EDT
Kaley Cuoco and Superman Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill and Kaley Cuoco quickly found out they weren't meant to be, breaking up a mere two weeks after they went public with their relationship.

It's unknown how long the Big Bang Theory and Man of Steel stars have been dating behind the scenes, but it’s a moot point now.

A source tells E! Online it's over after a handful of dates. It's the second time the two have gone through break ups this year: Cavill broke up with Gina Carano and Cuoco split from Pepper bassist Bret Bollinger.

The two certainly appeared to be fans of one another - Cavill had previously confessed he was a fan of...
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Henry Cavill and Kaley Cuoco split - report

July 12th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Henry Cavill
Hollywood stars Henry Cavill and Kaley Cuoco have ended their brief romance, according to a U.S. report.

Just two weeks after it emerged the Man of Steel hunk was dating the blonde actress, sources tell E! News the couple's fling is now over.

It is unclear why they have called time on their relationship, but the split is reported to be amicable.

During their short-lived romance, the pair was photographed hiking together and holding hands outside a supermarket in Los Angeles.

Cavill previously dated Fast & Furious 6 star Gina Carano, while The Big Bang Theory's Cuoco was briefly engaged ...
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The Morning Roundup: Kaley Cuoco Dating Superman, 'The Lone Ranger' Rides, Elmo Lawsuits Dropped

July 2nd, 2013 10:25am EDT
Kaley Cuoco
"The Big Bang Theory's" Kaley Cuoco and "Man of Steel" star Henry Cavill are dating. Both stars recently went through breakups and are reportedly infatuated with each other. (story)

"The Lone Ranger" hits theaters this week and looks to be another big hit for Disney and the folks who brought us the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series. One of our reviewers, who likes just about anything, wasn't impressed with Johnny Depp's performance as the Native American sidekick Tonto, saying he was a little more Captain Jack Sparrow than Kemosabe. (story)

The first fatal accident in the 30-year history ...
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Kaley Cuoco And Henry Cavill Reportedly Dating

July 1st, 2013 3:50pm EDT
Kaley Cuoco
The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco is dating Superman, according to reports.

According to Us Weekly the sexy 27-year-old actress has hooked up with Man of Steel star Henry Cavill, 30.

"They are totally hot for each other," a source tells the magazine.

Both stars became single earlier this year, Cuoco broke it off from Pepper lead singer Bret Bollinger, while Cavill cplit from actress/mixed martial artist Gina Carano.

Cuoco hinted at the relationship via a post on her Twitter page two weeks ago, when she uploaded a photo of herself sitting on a movie theater floor fawning at Cavill's m...
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Amy Adams' daughter touched Superman's crotch

June 20th, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Amy Adams
Actress Amy Adams was left red-faced during an on-set encounter with her Man Of Steel co-star Henry Cavill after her young daughter accidentally touched Superman's crotch.

The British hunk portrays the comic book superhero in the new Zack Snyder film and tried to befriend little Aviana after learning the three year old had a crush on him - but neither he nor Adams expected her to be quite so forward during the meeting.

Cavill tells America's OK! magazine, "She was always quite shy when I tried to talk to her. She then took the opportunity to actually look at my outfit, and she wanted to t...
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Henry Cavill and Zack Snyder shoot National Guard adverts

June 17th, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Henry Cavill
New Superman Henry Cavill and Man Of Steel director Zack Snyder have shot a series of ads urging their American fans to serve their country by joining the National Guard.

The British hunk, who plays the iconic superhero in the new film, has thrown his support behind the U.S. Army's latest campaign to recruit reserves for the military branch, which feature civilians holding down regular jobs until they are called into duty during a time of crisis.

The TV spots, which were directed by Snyder and feature actual footage from the new Superman movie, draw parallels between the lives of America'...
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'Man Of Steel' Sequel Reportedly Fast-Tracked For 2014 Release

June 17th, 2013 7:14pm EDT
Man of Steel
The success of Superman re-boot Man of Steel over its opening weekend, pulling in a record $113.1 million (not including the $12 million from Thursday night screenings), can mean only one thing... a sequel.

Not surprisingly, Warner Bros Pictures has already greenlit a sequel to the film and is reportedly fast-tracking it for a 2014 release.

The studio reportedly already has a deal in place to bring back director Zack Snyder; and screenwriter David S. Goyer's deal is said to include not just penning "Man of Steel," but writing the film's sequel AND the highly anticipated "Justice League" m...
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Henry Cavill Screens 'Man Of Steel' For Hometown Crowd

June 16th, 2013 6:02pm EDT
Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill brought his new Superman flick Man of Steel to his British island hometown on Friday.

The star, who was brought up on the English Channel Island of Jersey returned to his home town of Saint Helier to screen the film at the local theater.

Cavill's co-stars in the film, Amy Adams and Russell Crowe, joined the star on the red carpet.

"It's incredibly important for me. I've been in New York, I've been in Mexico City, I've been in London and arriving here and seeing all of this has really brought it home to me how special this is and how big of an event (it is)," he told local re...
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Russell Crowe handed award at Taormina Film Festival

June 16th, 2013 5:01pm EDT
Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe picked up a prestigious acting prize ahead of the Italian premiere of his latest movie Man Of Steel at the Taormina Film Festival on Saturday (15Jun13).

Man of Steel stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Michael Shannon, and the film's director Zack Snyder, were on hand to support Crowe as he was presented with the Taormina Arte accolade at the 59th annual movie event.

Crowe then impressed the audience at the Teatro Antico venue by delivering his acceptance speech in Italian, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

He told the crowd, "This is my first time in Sicily, and you are a...
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Henry Cavill still rides on buses

June 16th, 2013 8:46am EDT
Henry Cavill
Hollywood's new superhero Henry Cavill has stayed grounded since shooting to fame in Man Of Steel as he still uses public transport when he is at home in London.

The British actor, who plays Superman in the new blockbuster, came back down to earth after a whirlwind week of premieres by going out for drinks with friends at a pub in south London.

He was later photographed waiting at a bus stop in Clapham and went unnoticed by other members of the public as he paid his fare and climbed onboard.

Cavill's superhero blockbuster is released around the world this month (Jun13).
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Hindu leader upset with Henry Cavill over Superman remarks

June 14th, 2013 3:12am EDT
Henry Cavill
New movie Superman Henry Cavill has a new enemy in the real world as his blockbuster Man Of Steel opens across the globe - Hindus.

Religious leaders have taken aim at the British actor for suggesting his superhero character is like a Hindu god.

Promoting the film last week (ends07Jun13), Cavill said, "India has a rich mythology and they're both (Superman and Hindu mythology) rooted in the same thing - hope and goodness."

His seemingly harmless comment has upset Hindu leaders, who are not happy with the idea Cavill's comic book character is similar in any way to their deities.

Angry Hind...
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Kevin Costner initially wasn't interested in Man of Steel role

June 13th, 2013 8:53pm EDT
Kevin Costner
Actor Kevin Costner had no interest in playing Clark Kent's dad in new film Man Of Steel when he was first approached about the role because he was not a fan of Superman as a kid.

The Bodyguard star portrays the superhero's earth-bound dad Jonathan Kent in the upcoming movie, but Costner reveals he almost turned down the role because he wasn't a die-hard fan, like most of his co-stars.

During an appearance on U.S. morning show Live! With Kelly and Michael on Thursday (13Jun13), he said, "I don't fall into that circle of people who like these kinds of movies. I know it's, like, sacrilegiou...
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'Man Of Steel' Stars Henry Cavill And Amy Adams Heat Up The June/July Interview Magazine

June 13th, 2013 8:16pm EDT
Amy Adams and Henry Cavill
Man of Steel stars Henry Cavill and Amy Adams have re-teamed for the June/July 2013 issue of Interview Magazine.

The two stars of this summer's second superhero blockbuster talked about their experiences filming the Superman re-boot; Adams on her role as Lois Lane, and Cavill on the on-screen couple's lack of chemistry off set.

"I always really loved action films, but I don't see myself as a superhero girl," says Adams, "so my Lois is a mere mortal - full of imperfections. She's someone I identify with. So this was an opportunity to be in a genre film without having to train - which was a...
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Rare Superman Comic Book Sells At Auction Days Before 'Man Of Steel' Hits Theaters

June 13th, 2013 3:12pm EDT
Action Comics No. 1
A rare copy of the very first comic book that ever featured the Superman character -- Action Comics No. 1 -- sold at auction for $175,000 on Tuesday, just days before Man of Steel opens in theaters.

The comic book, published in June 1938, was found in the wall of a home in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, by contractor David Gonzalez, who discovered it among a bunch of old newspapers being used as insulation in one of the building's walls.

Gonzalez came upon the comic while tearing down one of the walls during a renovation project in the home, which he and wife Deanna bought for $10,100.

Unfortuna...
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'Man Of Steel' Stars Brave Rainy Weather At UK Premiere - See Pics Of Henry Cavill, Amy Adams & More!

June 13th, 2013 10:16am EDT
Man Of Steel London premiere
It was a dreary day at the "Man of Steel" European premiere at the Empire Leicester Square in London, England, on Wednesday, but that didn't keep the stars from showing up.

Amy Adams and Henry Cavill linked arms for photographers as they dodged raindrops on the blue carpet. The actress looked lovely in a strapless Valentino gown, while Superman himself showed off his chiseled look in a three-piece glen plaid suit.

The actor said the costume for the film was so snug, he avoided drinking too many liquids so he wouldn't have to use the bathroom.

He recently told the New York Post: "It's qui...
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Review: 'Man Of Steel' Only Holds Interest In Spurts

June 13th, 2013 9:10am EDT
Man of Steel
Potential is usually a good start.  When he first came on the scene, Zach Snyder seemed to have all the makings of a director who would achieve greatness.  Problem is that almost every outing he’s helmed has shown that the eye candy director has a knack for creating killer sequences, but falls short on the full-length feature film scale.  In "Dawn of the Dead" the first ten minutes all but eclipse the rest of the film, "300" features battle sequences that squander the dull scenes of happenings at home, "Watchmen" begins with powerful picture-esk potential the film can’t live up to and even ...
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