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Comic Con: 14 New Cast Members Introduced For 'Game Of Thrones' Season 3 - But Where's Mance Rayder?

July 16th, 2012 4:32pm EDT
Emilia Clarke
Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke was all smiles on Friday at San Diego's annual Comic Con, eager to sign autographs for fans. The actress, who plays mother of dragons Daenerys Targaryen, was accompanied by Rose Leslie, who plays the wildling woman Ygritte.

The panel for the show - easily this year's biggest ticket and was held in the San Diego Convention Center's largest hall - began with a short film of season-two highlights; the end of which went into an introduction short with the 14 new cast additions for season three.

George R.R. Martin, author of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" b...
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Diana Rigg Joins Cast Of 'Game Of Thrones'

July 15th, 2012 3:02pm EDT
Diana Rigg
The Avengers star Diana Rigg has joined the cast of fantasy TV drama Game of Thrones.

The actress, who played Emma Peel in the cult 1960s drama, will join fellow Brits Nathalie Emmanuel and Mackenzie Crook among the new faces in the third season of the TV adaptation of writer George R.R. Martin's books.

Martin himself revealed who would be joining the cast at Comic-Con in San Diego, California on Friday.

Former Bond girl Rigg, 73, will play Olenna Tyrell, The Queen of Thorns, while Crook will play wildling raider Orell. Emmanuel has been cast as child slave Missandei.

Other new additio...
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The Stars Pay Tribute To Elizabeth Taylor

March 23rd, 2011 1:08pm EDT
Elizabeth Taylor
Tributes are pouring in for Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor following her death on Wednesday. The movie icon passed away in Los Angeles after a long battle with congestive heart failure, and within minutes of the announcement, dozens of celebrities were paying their respects to the star.

Elton John said, "We have just lost a Hollywood giant; more importantly, we have lost an incredible human being", while other stars flooded microblogging website Twitter.com to pay tribute.

George Michael wrote, "Such a sad day, Elizabeth Taylor was the last of the Hollywood greats, and a fantasticall...
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GetBack Bond Ratings: Who Is The Best 007 Ever?

November 3rd, 2008 10:48am EST
Quantum of Solace
With the release of Roger Moore's autobiography, My Word Is My Bond, and the upcoming Quantum Of Solace (the 22nd film in the Official James Bond franchise), we couldn't help but ponder: Who is the best 007 EVER? It goes without saying that he has to be an international man of mystery, a bad-ass crime solver, a babe magnet. Slick, suave, and seductive. But we have our own set of criteria for the best Bond. He must also:

1. Be a snazzy dresser.

2. Have a hot Bond girl.

3. Have a bitchin' ride.

4. Have a killer theme song.

5. Have a relaxing off-hours diversion.

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Our Favorite Girls With Guns

October 30th, 2008 2:34pm EDT
Angelina Jolie
Long before Angelina Jolie (or Sarah Palin for that matter) ever picked up a gun, hot chicks in movies and TV have been packing heat. Kate Jackson (who turns 60 this week!) and the other stars of the original "Charlie’s Angels" inspired a generation of girls to feather their hair and kick butt.

Here’s our list of the top 15 gun-toting beauties, past and present. Doesn’t matter what side of the law they’re on. All that counts here is how they look wielding a piece.

See our Girls With Guns Flipbook here.

15. Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith, and Kate Jackson in Charlie’s Angels

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Thandie Newton To Play Vesper Lynd in 'Casino Royale'

January 26th, 2006 9:21am EST
Thandie Newton in Crash
Thandie Newton has been named as the next Bond girl. The raven-haired beauty will star opposite new 007 Daniel Craig - who was said to be "very impressed" with her audition - in 'Casino Royale.' The Crash star will play sexy spy Vesper Lynd in the movie, according to a report in Britain's The Sun newspaper.

Several leading actresses, including Angelina Jolie and Charlize Theron, had been wanted by bosses to star opposite Craig but all reportedly turned down the role. Earlier this month, it was reported that producers had narrowed down their search to just four actresses.

Rachel St...
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Actresses Vie to Be Next Bond Girl

January 19th, 2006 9:26am EST
Rose Byrne
Four actresses are reportedly battling it out to be the next Bond girl in new movie 'Casino Royale.' Rachel Stirling, the daughter of former Bond girl Diana Rigg, is one of the screen beauties said to be on the shortlist. Stirling is up against Crash actress Thandi Newton, Australian actress Rose Bryne - who romped with Brad Pitt in Troy - and American Vera Farmiga.

A source is quoted in Britain's The Sun newspaper as saying: "Producers want to get the casting right so have left it really late."

Meanwhile, new Bond Daniel Craig is struggling to overcome his biggest fear to play th...
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