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David Slade To Direct 'Twilight: Eclipse' Movie

April 23rd, 2009 9:36am EDT
The cast of the Twilight franchise are in for a scary ride when filming starts on the vampire series' third outing Eclipse - horror moviemaker David Slade has been signed to the project.

Speculation over the director of the third bloodsucking movie has been rife over recent months, with Drew Barrymore and Juan Antonia Bayona both being linked to the coveted position. Catherine Hardwicke broke records with her take on Twilight, while Chris Weitz is currently in charge of the forthcoming sequel New Moon.

However bosses at film studio Summit and author of the books from which the f...

Josh Hartnett Released From Hospital

April 4th, 2009 9:00am EDT
Josh Hartnett
Actor Josh Hartnett has been discharged from Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, five days after he was admitted suffering a gastrointestinal disorder.

The 30 Days of Night star checked into the hospital on Sunday after a "flare-up" of an ongoing stomach problem that first affected him when he was performing on London's West End stage last year.

Hartnett's publicist reveals the actor has undergone tests all week - but doctors have yet to properly diagnose his condition.

Susan Patricola tells Usmagazine.com. "He has had a lot of testing. They released him, and they are t...

Slideshow: Horror Movies Scenes

October 9th, 2008 10:15am EDT
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It's October and what better than a little blood, screaming and slasher horror flicks to get you in the Halloween spirit. Here is a slideshow of some recent horror movies. Enjoy!

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Spike TV Announces Nominees For 'Scream 2008'

September 15th, 2008 8:00pm EDT
It will be one "dark knight" this October as Spike TV presents the third annual "SCREAM," a celebration of the best in horror, sci-fi, fantasy and comic genres.

Taping on Saturday, October 18 from The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA, "SCREAM 2008" will premiere on Spike TV Tuesday, October 21 (9:00- 11:00 PM, ET/PT). Show host, presenters and musical performers to be announced shortly.

"We're incredibly honored to have the support of such luminaries in the creative community to help determine the nominees for 'SCREAM 2008,'" says Casey Patterson, senior vice president, event prod...

New Movies On DVD, Feb. 26

February 26th, 2008 8:00am EST
Inspired by the epic Old English poem of the same name, director Robert Zemeckis's digitally rendered film "Beowulf" follows the Scandinavian hero Beowulf as he fights to protect the Danes from a ferocious beast named Grendel. Also on DVD: 30 Days of Night and The Darjeeling Limited.

Josh Harnett Refuses To Use Stuntmen

November 27th, 2007 3:09pm EST
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Hollywood actor Josh Hartnett refuses to let a stuntman take over his dangerous feats on set - because he believes getting hurt is part of his job.

The 29-year-old - who once braved a debilitating case of glandular fever on the set of 30 Days of Night - is so determined to pull through for a film's cast and crew that he even refuses to call in sick when plagued with an illness.

His tough approach to his work also means he's never too afraid to face the challenge of a hazardous stunt.

He says, "I soldier on. I don't like to disappoint anyone, or let them down. I've had glandul...

'Saw' Sequel Slices Its Way To Number One

October 29th, 2007 8:57am EDT
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Saw IV has carved out a place at the top of the box-office chart in its first weekend on release. The horror sequel took $32.1 million to debut at number one, toppling Josh Hartnett's vampire action movie 30 Days Of Night.

Romantic comedy Dan In Real Life, starring Steve Carell and Juliette Binoche, is another new entry at two with a take of $12.1 million.

30 Days Of Night slips to three with $6.7 million, while former number one The Game Plan falls a place to four with $6.3 million.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Scarlett Johansson Jeopardized Josh Hartnett's Latest Role?

October 28th, 2007 3:30pm EDT
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Josh Hartnett's romance with ex-girlfriend Scarlett Johansson almost put his role in movie 30 Days Of Night in jeopardy - because she gave him glandular fever.

The 29-year-old struggled to film scenes in the vampire picture after contracting the "kissing disease."

He says, "I was falling apart because I had glandular fever, otherwise known as the kissing disease. You're supposed to have it at 14, so apparently I haven't kissed enough people."

And the actor was further plagued by a handful of injuries while filming.

He adds, "I broke a knuckle, ruptured a blood vessel in...

Starpulse's Top 10 Underrated Celebrities

October 26th, 2007 1:01pm EDT
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1) Ryan Gosling is easily one of the most underrated male actors in Hollywood today. The Golden Globe-nominated actor made his television debut at a very young age in "The Mickey Mouse Club" alongside future superstars J.C. Chasez and Justin Timberlake of *NSYNC, Christina Aguilera, and Britney Spears.

Gosling has appeared in several movies, including "Remember The Titans," "The Believer," Murder By Numbers," "Stay" and "The Notebook." Gosling didn't receive much recognition for his acting chops until he was nominated for his role as a drug addict teacher in the sleeper hit "Half Nels...

Josh Hartnett Outbid On New Zealand Dream Home

October 23rd, 2007 1:18pm EDT
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Josh Hartnett has missed out on buying a dream home in New Zealand - after he was outbid for the property. The actor fell in love with the country while filming vampire movie 30 Days Of Night and decided to set up roots there.

He says, "New Zealand is a beautiful country. I actually wanted to buy a plot of land there but I got outbid. It was on the west coast of the North Island, which is kind of a surfer's paradise with volcanic black rocks, black sand beaches, and tumultuous winds. You could drive along the South Island, deserts, mountains, lake regions, going along the coast where ...

Josh Hartnett Was Disgusted By Yak Hair Beard

October 22nd, 2007 10:09am EDT
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Josh Hartnett suffered for his art in new vampire movie 30 Days Of Night when he was forced to don a disgusting yak hair beard. The star didn't have time to grow a proper beard for the horror drama and spent weeks convinced his facial hair was all human.

He says, "They made the beard out of yak hair because it's curly, I guess... but they wouldn't tell me that. They told me it was made out of human hair, from some Eastern European prostitute's hair.

"It was the worst because... it would fall out and, if you were eating, you'd get little pieces of yak hair in your food. It's like...

Josh Hartnett Vampire Film Tops Box Office

October 22nd, 2007 8:54am EDT
30 Days Of Night
Josh Hartnett's vampire action film 30 Days Of Night is no sucker at the box office - it has claimed the number-one spot in its first weekend on release.

The movie, in which Hartnett and Melissa George play cops fighting the undead in remote Alaska, toppled Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? ($12.1 million) with a first-weekend take of $16 million.

Former number-one The Game Plan ($8.1 million) slipped another spot to three, while George Clooney's drama Michael Clayton ($7.1 million) claimed fourth place for a second week.

Ben Affleck's much-hyped and critically-acclaime...

Opening October 19: 30 Days of Night

October 16th, 2007 2:04pm EDT
Thirty Days of Night
Hard Candy director David Slade takes the helm for this adaptation of Steve Niles' terrifying comic book series of the same name. In Barrow, Alaska, one night can last an eternity. One month every year, this town is plunged into darkness for thirty days due to its location on the far north of the Arctic Circle. While extended periods of darkness are something that the locals have become accustomed to, this year something sinister is about to emerge... Continue Summary

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Josh Hartnett Plays Down Antipodean Romance

November 23rd, 2006 1:58pm EST
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Latest: Hollywood hunk Josh Hartnett has denied rumours of an on-set romance after returning to New Zealand from his cozy weekend away with a co-star.

The Pearl Harbor actor was spotted in Sydney, Australia over the weekend with a mystery woman, fuelling speculation his romance with Scarlett Johansson is on the rocks.

According to Sydney's Daily Telegraph, Hartnett's companion was New Zealand actress Amber Sainsbury, who has a small role in the thriller he is currently shooting, 30 Days Of Night.

Sources say Hartnett shot down talk of a romance with his 26-year-old co-star...

Josh Hartnett Spotted With Another Woman

November 21st, 2006 8:25am EST
Josh Hartnett
Josh Hartnett has added fuel to rumors that his relationship with Scarlett Johansson is on the rocks after being caught holidaying with a mystery woman in Australia. While on a break from filming in New Zealand, Hartnett spent the weekend in Sydney, Australia, with a mystery woman as reports began to surface that his relationship with Johannson may be over.

Members of the press caught up with the couple as they prepared to leave Sydney late Sunday with an angry Hartnett telling photographers to "get f**ked" as they walked through the airport.

His brunette companion - wearing dar...

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