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Jude Law Envisages A 'Contagion'-Style Pandemic

10/24/2011 8:38am EDT
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Jude Law fears scenes from his new movie Contagion could be played out in real life as he is convinced there is a "very high likelihood" of an imminent worldwide pandemic.

The British actor plays a journalist in the medical thriller, about a virus that spreads rapidly across the planet, and he believes a similar disaster could occur in real life.

Law tells Britain's Daily Express, "Well, the truth of the matter is I think it's going to happen. You only have to look back to the Spanish flu outbreak in 1919. It killed one per cent of the world's population, more than the First World War. ...

Review 'Contagion' - Two Jews' Are Immune To Soderbergh's Medical Thriller (Video)

9/8/2011 6:00pm EDT
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin Schwartz: An international traveler reaches into the snack bowl at an airport bar before passing her credit card to a waiter. A business meeting begins with a round of handshakes. A man coughs on a crowded bus.

One contact. One instant. And a lethal virus is transmitted.

Great premise. Great beginning. But unfortunately, that's not enough to make a great film.

'Contagion' directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Scott Z Burns (The Informant) succeeds in showing us how fast a virus can spread. It also makes you think that becoming an agoraphobi...

Fall 2011 Movie Preview: September

8/29/2011 12:00pm EDT
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The end of the year is always the most exciting time for true movie lovers as the studios release the films they hope to compete in the race for the many awards shows that will happen early next year. This September will have some decent films to choose from (namely "Contagion" and "Drive"), but with a greater amount of less-than-impressive fare than is normally seen. Either way, this first month in the awards season will have moviegoers flocking to the cinema nearly every weekend.

September 2

Apollo 18

This horror/thriller has been called “The Blair Witch Project” set in space, and the ...

Paul McCartney A Victim Of Phone Hacking

8/5/2011 9:30am EDT
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Paul McCartney has become the latest celebrity to be linked to Britain's phone-hacking tabloid scandal and is heading home to London to help police with their investigations.

The former Beatles star went public with his involvement in the headline-grabbing controversy while promoting his upcoming TV special at the Television Critics Association festival in Los Angeles on Thursday, telling reporters he has agreed to talk to the police in London.

He said, "Apparently I have been hacked."

McCartney made it clear he didn't want to dwell on the scandal but stated he felt the idea of tabloids ...

Jude Law To Talk To FBI In Phone-Hacking Inquiry

7/23/2011 11:09am EDT
Authorities at America's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are reportedly set to contact Jude Law after he alleged his phone was hacked while he was in the U.S.

The Sherlock Holmes star is suing executives at embattled mogul Rupert Murdoch's company News International over claims his voicemail messages were improperly accessed while he was in New York in 2003.

The Brit's phone would have been operating on an American network and if the allegation is true, Murdoch's firm could face charges in the U.S.

Officials launched a preliminary inquiry into the allegation last week and now it ha...

Jude Law Sues British Tabloid Over Phone-Hacking Scandal

7/18/2011 2:25pm EDT
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Actor Jude Law is taking legal action against another British tabloid owned by embattled media mogul Rupert Murdoch over allegations his phones were hacked during a trip to New York.

The Sherlock Holmes star has filed suit against executives at Murdoch's company News International over four articles published about him in The Sun during 2005 and 2006.

Specific details about the content of the news pieces have not been released, but in court papers filed in London in June, Law alleges voicemail messages left on cell phones owned by him and his personal assistant were improperly accessed ...

Orlando Bloom Named Most Stylish Celebrity Dad

6/22/2011 1:00pm EDT
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New dad Orlando Bloom has fought off competition from soccer ace David Beckham and Jude Law to be named the most stylish famous father.

The actor and his wife Miranda Kerr welcomed their first child, son Flynn, together in January - and the Brit has landed the top spot in a new style poll compiled by

Beckham, who will become a father for the fourth time next month when wife Victoria gives birth, came second on the list, while Aussie singer Peter Andre landed third place.

Actor Jude Law was voted fourth, while Matthew McConaughey rounded out the top five.


Jude Law Butts Heads With Neighbors Over Home Renovation Plans

5/14/2011 9:00am EDT
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Jude Law is preparing to meet with his neighbors in London when he returns from the Cannes Film Festival in France to alleviate their fears about his home renovation plans.

The star has submitted a planning application to Camden Council in a bid to gain permission for a basement extension and gym at his home in the city's upmarket Highgate area.

However, his plans have been met with outrage from locals, while heads of the Highgate Society want to stop the building work as they are convinced it could affect water flow in the area, which is near to Hampstead Heath park.

Michael Hammerson, ...

Hot Legs: Uma Thurman Looks Fierce In France

5/11/2011 4:00pm EDT
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We spotted Uma Thurman at the Cannes International Film Festival looking lovely in a simple white dress and strappy silver heels. The 41-year-old looks fantastic, don't you think?

Robert De Niro is the president of the jury for the competition, and Uma and Jude Law are accompanying him on the jury. The festival kicks off today and runs through May 22.

Uma stars in the upcoming film "Eloise in Paris," based on the popular series of children's books concerning a precocious young girl (newcomer Jordana Beatty) who resides in New York City's Plaza Hotel.

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Gwyneth Paltrow Says She's 'Killing Herself' With Exercise To Look This Good

4/16/2011 11:00am EDT
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Gwyneth Paltrow's slender figure is down to rigorous work outs.

She explained, "It's not an accident. It's not luck, it's not fairy dust, it's not good genes. It's killing myself for an hour and a half five days a week.

"I know if I put in an hour and a half, five days a week, I'm good...If I'm prepping for something or I've been eating a lot of pie, I do two hours a day, six days a week."

Gwyneth stars in the upcoming film "Contagion," a look at what happens when an infectious disease threatens humanity through varied viewpoints from an ensemble cast, including Marion Cotillard, Matt ...

'Anna Karenina' Cast Takes Shape

4/9/2011 8:00am EDT
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Moviemaker Joe Wright appears to be re-assembling his "Atonement" cast for his ambitious movie adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's masterpiece "Anna Karenina" - Benedict Cumberbatch is confirmed to join Kiera Knightley in the project, while James Mcavoy and Saoirse Ronan are still negotiating roles.

Knightley, Aaron Johnson and Jude Law were previously confirmed for roles, while "Sherlock Holmes" star Cumberpatch and "Trainspotting" actress Kelly MacDonald have just been added to the all-star cast.

Wright tells, "Kelly Macdonald's confirmed, Benedict Cumberbatch is confirmed. I'm ...

'A.I. Artificial Intelligence' Debuts On Blu-ray April 5

4/1/2011 7:17am EDT
Director Steven Spielberg's "A.I." propels you into a future of astounding technology and adventure beyond the human imagination in an extraordinary film the New York Observer hails as a "masterpiece" and Rolling Stone applauds as "unmistakably the work of a real filmmaker."

In a future world of runaway global warming and awe-inspiring scientific advances, humans share every aspect of their lives with sophisticated companion robots called Mechas. But when an advanced prototype robot child named David (Haley Joel Osment) is programmed to show unconditional love, his human family isn't prep...

Happy 40th Birthday, Ewan McGregor!

3/31/2011 8:35am EDT
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Ewan McGregor will be celebrating on Thursday - the great Scot turns 40 years old.

Born in Crieff, Scotland, drama school drop-out McGregor has been working steadily on the stage, in Hollywood and indie arthouse flicks ever since he wowed with his break-out role as a junkie in 1996's "Trainspotting."

He's proved there's no part he can't tackle, portraying everything from a glam rock star to a priest and, of course, a Jedi Knight.

To salute Ewan on his special day, WENN has opened up the archives and dug up 10 facts about his life.

- Early on in his career, McGregor shared an apartmen...

Spotted: Jude Law On Set Wearing A Plastic Box On His Head

2/14/2011 4:00pm EST
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Jude Law walked around with a protective suit and headgear while filming a scene for his upcoming film "Contagion" in San Francisco over the weekend.

The actor passed out pamphlets while wearing a transparent, plastic box on his head.

Steven Soderbergh helms the film, a look at what happens when an infectious disease threatens humanity through varied viewpoints from an ensemble cast, including Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne, and Kate Winslet.

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Jude Law & Sienna Miller Split Again

2/8/2011 10:54pm EST
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Actors Jude Law and Jude Law have ended their romance for a second time.

The Alfie co-stars previously called off their engagement in 2006 after Law's alleged affair with his children's nanny was exposed in the tabloids.

They reunited in 2009 and went public with their rekindled relationship last May.

But the couple has now split again - two months after the actors were reported to have purchased a home in London together.

A representative for Law tells, "I can confirm that Jude Law and Sienna Miller are no longer in a relationship."

Sources tell the publication the stars se...

2010 Year In Entertainment Review: February

1/1/2011 11:00am EST
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February was marked by tragedy when celebrated fashion designer Alexander Mcqueen was found dead after hanging himself at his London home. Meanwhile, investigations into Michael Jackson's death in June, 2009 loomed as coroner's officials determined acute intoxication of powerful anaesthetic Propofol was the cause. The ruling prompted prosecutors to file involuntary manslaughter charges against his former doctor Conrad Murray.

Officials also ruled Brittany Murphy's death in December, 2009 was accidental and caused by pneumonia, aided by anemia and drug intoxication. Andrew Koenig's family c...

Sienna Miller & Jude Law Move In Together

12/19/2010 2:23pm EST
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Sienna Miller and Jude Law have sealed their revived romance by purchasing a luxurious London home together, according to a U.K. report.

The Alfie co-stars called off their engagement in 2006 shortly after Law's alleged affair with his children's nanny was exposed in the tabloids, but they reunited last year and went public with their rekindled relationship in May.

The British actors are now said to have stepped up their romance by purchasing a $12 million home in north London, which they moved into last month, according to the U.K.'s Daily Mail.

Miller recently dismissed rumors the coup...

Kate Winslet Without Make-Up - Hot Or Not?

12/5/2010 9:00am EST
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Kate Winslet tried her best to hide her son Joe from photographers as she picked him up after school earlier this week in New York City. Kate, who was bundled up in a long black coat and carrying a Prada purse, didn't have any make-up on.

How do you think she looks?

She stars in the upcoming film "Contagion." Steven Soderbergh presents this look at what happens when an infectious disease threatens humanity through varied viewpoints from an ensemble cast, including Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Laurence Fishburne.

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Sienna Miller Laughs Off Law Marriage Rumors

10/22/2010 3:15pm EDT
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Actress Sienna Miller has dismissed rumors she secretly married her former fiancé Jude Law earlier this year.

The couple took part in a spiritual ceremony in Laos in April during an Asian vacation, and many reports suggested the Baci ritual was a cover for a secret wedding. However, Miller insists she did not marry the Sherlock Holmes star - they just had their relationship "blessed".

She tells Extra, "It wasn't a marriage ceremony at all. It was a blessing from a monk. The whole thing (about a wedding) was completely fabricated."

The Alfie co-stars called off their engagement in 2006...

Jared Harris To Play 'Holmes' Nemesis

9/29/2010 10:30am EDT
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Mad Men star Jared Harris has landed the coveted role of villainous Professor Moriarty in the Sherlock Holmes sequel.

The British actor will play Holmes' nemesis in the Guy Ritchie film, which will star Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, Stephen Fry and Noomi Rapace, according to

Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle's Moriarty is considered by many the most treacherous of literary bad guys.

The character was most recently played onscreen by Moulin Rouge! star Richard Roxburgh in A League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

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Jude Law Tops Hot Film Fathers Poll

6/19/2010 1:36pm EDT
Jude Law has been voted the hottest dad in Hollywood - seeing off competition from Will Smith and even Darth Vader.

The British actor, who has four children and a step-son in real life, came atop a survey by LoveFilm to find the "hottest film father" for his role as dad-of-two Graham Simpkins in The Holiday.

Will Smith came in second for his role as a dad in heart-warming drama The Pursuit of Happyness, in which he starred alongside his real-life son Jaden Smith.

Bizarrely, Star Wars villain Darth Vader came in at number three as Luke Skywalker's estranged dad, while childless George Clo...

Being A Dad Made Jude Law A Real Man

5/23/2010 10:20am EDT
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Jude Law is convinced the birth of his lovechild last year made him a man and forced him to grow up.

The Brit became a father for the fourth time in September after Samantha Burke conceived during a brief fling with the actor while he filmed Sherlock Holmes in New York.

Law met little Sophia for the first time last month during a trip to Florida and is said to have agreed a deal with Burke to visit her bi-annually and hand over regular childcare payments.

And the star, who recently rekindled his romance with ex-fiancee Sienna Miller, insists the birth of his daughter made him re-evaluate...

Jude Law And Sienna Miller To Marry This Summer?

5/16/2010 12:00pm EDT
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Jude Law and Sienna Miller are planning to make their reunion official - the newly reunited couple is preparing to marry this summer, according to a U.K. report.

The actor made his first public appearance with his former fiancee at a red carpet event in New York City earlier this month - confirming rumours they had revived their relationship after a messy split in 2006.

Miller called off their engagement shortly after Law's alleged affair with his children's nanny was exposed in the tabloids, but the couple is now said to have "put the past behind them" and are planning to go ahea...

Sienna Miller Has 'Never Been Happier'

5/9/2010 12:00pm EDT
Sienna Miller is thrilled she has reunited with ex-fiance Jude Law and has "never been happier," according to her stepmom Kelly Hoppen.

The pair made its first public outing since reuniting last year when they embraced on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City on Monday.

Law has since opened up about the rekindled romance, admitting he is "very happy" to be back in Miller's arms.

And the Factory Girl actress is just as pleased to have reunited with Law, who she split from in 2006 after his affair with his children's nanny was exp...

Jude Law:'I'm Very Happy To Be Happy'

5/6/2010 1:30pm EDT
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Jude Law has opened up about his rekindled romance with ex-fiancée Sienna Miller - admitting he's "very happy" they are back together.

The pair made its first public outing since reuniting last year when they embraced on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City on Monday. The following day, they were photographed kissing over lunch in the Big Apple - and now the Alfie actor has opened up about their reunion, telling Access Hollywood, "I'm very happy. I'm very happy to be happy."

However, Law has brushed off reports the pair is engaged ag...

Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale Step Out At The Met With Other Hot Celeb Couples (Pics)

5/4/2010 9:17pm EDT
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Several of Hollywood's hottest celebrity couples attended last night's Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Gwen Stefani, accompanied by husband Gavin Rossdale, wore an unusual, partially see-through white dress from her own line, L.A.M.B.; while Jessica Biel, who attended with boyfriend Justin Timberlake, opted for an off-white silky Ralph Lauren gown.

Gisele Bundchen went for an edgier look with a black fringe Alexander Wang frock; as she was accompanied by husband Tom Brady. And Sienna Miller, using the event to also go public with her rekindled rom...

Jude Law & Sienna Miller Go Public With Their Rekindled Romance (Photos)

5/4/2010 8:34am EDT
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Jude Law showed the world he has rekindled his romance with Sienna Miller by stepping onto the red carpet with his former fiancee on Monday.

The couple was spotted arm-in-arm at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City, marking their first official public outing together since reuniting last year.

They stopped to pose for photographs together, smiling and wrapping their arms around one another.

Miller called off their engagement in 2006 shortly after Law's alleged affair with his children's nanny was exposed in the tabloids.

The pair sparked speculation o...

Celebrity Bad Boys: Once A Bad Boy, Always A Bad Boy

4/29/2010 10:11am EDT
Celebrity Bad Boys Once a Bad Boy, Always a Bad Boy
Immediately after Charlie Sheen married Brooke Mueller two years ago, we knew it would end up in a messy, high-profile divorce. It’s not that we weren’t optimistic that Charlie would finally find love and settle down, we just knew he couldn’t shake his bad boy ways. We were right about Charlie not being able to shake his bad habits, but as far the divorce goes, only time will tell. Brooke recently moved out of the couple’s house, headed to her mother’s and took the couple’s one-year-old twins, Max and Bob, with her. After the Christmas day fiasco that landed Charlie in jail for allegedly co...

'Sherlock Holmes' Stunt Schooled Videos

4/16/2010 7:17am EDT
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous super-sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, gets an update with this adaptation of Lionel Wigram's comic book series starring Robert Downey Jr. as the titular detective, with Jude Law stepping into the shoes of his sidekick, Dr. Watson.

One lucky super fan has been chosen to learn some of the stunts that went into making Sherlock Holmes from stunt experts. A fanboy was taught Wing Chun and then re-enacted the first fight scene from the new Sherlock Holmes movie with Robert Downey Jr.

*Don't try this at home.

Check it out below!


Jude Law Wins Court Case Over Photos Of His Kids

4/8/2010 8:26pm EDT
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Jude Law has won $15,000 in damages after suing the editors of a British magazine for publishing photos of his children.

Law was appalled when pictures of his three children with ex-wife Sadie Frost vacationing with him and girlfriend Sienna Miller in the Caribbean at Christmas appeared in Hello! magazine.

The images of his sons Rafferty, 12, and Rudy, seven, and daughter Iris, nine, on a secluded beach were purchased and published by the U.K publication in January and Law hit the editors with a breach of privacy lawsuit.

The case was settled in court earlier this week.

As part of the a...