James McAvoy Reviews, Interviews & More

International X-Men First Class Posters: Charles and Erik

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Two posters have been released for X-Men First Class and they highlight the leaders of the team, Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr. The characters are portrayed by James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender respectively and they look great in the roles. The following posters come courtesy of Film Z, and they pay homage to both the past and future. Check out the images...

Interview With Elton John For Gnomeo and Juliet

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Trumping The Lion King soundtrack seems like an unrealistic aspiration for Sir. Elton John, composer and executive producer of  Kelly Asbury's animated feature, Gnomeo and Juliet. While effort is most certainly noted, the iconic musician scored the picture with a variety of original tracks as well as some of his legendary jams - and the original...

1-1 Interview: James McAvoy for Gnomeo and Juliet

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A 3-D Shakespeare adaptation borderlines ridiculous, and while replacing Romeo and Juliet with Garden Gnomes might send dramaturges off the deep end, Disney's Gnomeo & Juliet is surprisingly charming. The adorably embellished/child-proof rendition of Shakespeare's romantic tragedy stars James McAvoy and Emily Blunt and hits theaters nationwide this weekend. Disney...

Gnomeo and Juliet: Movie Review

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Gnomeo, Gnomeo where for art thou, Gnomeo? He's drag racing a lawnmower in your backyard! Emily Blunt, James McAvoy and Michael Cane star in this hoot of an Shakespeare adaptation, Gnomeo & Juliet. The Kelly Asbury directed 3-D picture hits theaters nationwide Friday, January 21st. Check out the review below...

Watch This: X-Men First Class Movie Trailer!!

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X-Men First Class - The Gang's All Here
After a long and tedious wait, 20th Century Fox has released the trailer for their comic adaptation, X-Men: First Class. The film is directed by Matthew Vaughn, who was previously hired to helm X-Men: The Last Stand but had to back out for personal reasons. Five years after that travesty, he's making it up to us by tackling the X-Men...

Trailer for Robert Redford's The Conspirator

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While Robert Redford's annual Sundance Film Festival is still underway, the first trailer for his latest feature The Conspirator has been released. The trailer debuted on Yahoo Movies, and it centers on the conspiracy surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. It stars James McAvoy, Robin Wright, and Tom Wilkinson. Take a look...

Teaser Trailer for Arthur Christmas

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The first trailer has been released for the upcoming holiday feature, Arthur Christmas. Don't worry about the lateness of the teaser, this movie isn't expected to hit theaters until next November so they have plenty of time to market it to the masses. The animated film has a voice cast featuring a who's who of U.K actors including James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie,...

X-Men First Class Photos: James McAvoy, Rose Byrne, Jennifer Lawrence

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After a rollercoaster of castings, X-Men First Class has finally settled down and begun shooting. A few weeks ago, we brought you some on set photos featuring January Jones as Emma Frost, and today we've got a few more to add to the batch. Over on Oh No They Didn't, they've posted several behind the scenes images of James McAvoy's Prof. Xavier, Jennifer Lawrence's...

James McAvoy Talks X-Men and Professor Xavier

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James McAvoy was the first actor cast in Matthew Vaughn's upcoming film, X-Men: First Class as Professor Charles Xavier, the founder of the X-Men and the most powerful psychic on the planet. No pressure there. Even though First Class takes place before the 2000 X-Men movie (in terms of chronology) Patrick Stewart originated...

Tom Cruise vs James McAvoy for At The Mountains of Madness

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Who ever thought that James McAvoy and Tom Cruise would one day be competing for the same role? Well, it's happened and its for the Universal film At the Mountains of Madness. Its the long developing project from Guillermo del Toro, which will also be produced by James Cameron. According to Collider, there's a debate going on between the studio and del Toro regarding...

James McAvoy is Professor Xavier in X-Men First Class

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Oh snap! A major casting has just been made for 20th Century Fox and Matthew Vaughn's upcoming film, X-Men: First Class. According to THR, Scottish actor James McAvoy has been hired to fill the pivotal role of Professor Charles Xavier. The character was previously played by Patrick Stewart in the original trilogy.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Replaces James McAvoy in Cancer Comedy

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For the past few months the Seth Rogen produced comedy formerly titled, I'm With Cancer has really been shaping up. They landed James McAvoy as the lead and Oscar nominee Anna Kendrick as one of the supporting actors, but according to MTV a major change has occurred. McAvoy is no longer attached and 500 Days of Summer actor Joseph...

James McAvoy to Star in Ian Fleming Biopic

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The name Ian Fleming is synonymous with the alias' 007 and James Bond. Fleming was the creator of the character and the popular book series that the film franchise is based. For the most part the author's life has been hidden behind the fantastical tales of the super spy, but now we will finally get our chance to know the man behind the myth.

James McAvoy, Evan Rachel Wood Conspirator Photos

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Just yesterday we reported that actor Justin Long joined the cast of Robert Redford's drama The Conspirator, and a couple of set photos have already been released. Over at the Playlist, they posted images of James McAvoy in character as Col. Frederick Aiken, the young defense lawyer who reluctantly agrees to represent Mary Surratt (Robin Wright Penn), a woman being...

Justin Long Joins Redford's The Conspirator

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Everytime I see Justin Long I want to burst into laughter. Not because he's weird looking or anything, but because he's been featured in some of my favorite comedies. According to THR, the actor is about to make a serious shift to drama in Robert Redford's highly publicized, The Conspirator.

Daniel Radcliffe Says No Thanks to The Hobbit

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Who will play Bilbo Baggins in the big screen adaptation of The Hobbit? There have been rumors circulating that Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, and David Tennant are the top contenders to star as the hairy little man. However, one of them has formally bowed out of that race; Radcliffe told the LATimes that he has not...

James McAvoy's With Cancer

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It's a horrible headline, but it's not what you think. A while ago we reported on Seth Rogen and his upcoming Funny People-esque comedy that was tentatively called, I'm With Cancer. The story's essentially about a young, successful man who's life is taken aback when he discovers that he has the terminal disease. According to...

Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, or David Tennant as The Hobbit?

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How many accents does it take to make a decent Hobbit film? Several native U.K. actors have been rumored to be circling the Guillermo Del Toro adaptation of The Hobbit. According to FilmSchoolRejects, James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe, and David Tennant could be possibly sporting the infamous hairy feet for the film. Out...

Castings: Dwayne Johnson, Robert De Niro, James McAvoy

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So many castings, so little time. A lot of news regarding some of your favorite actors and actresses has broken overnight. Here's a rundown of who's hooking up with who and for what project. Dwayne Johnson will be going back to his action roots with his latest film. The actor is in final negotiations to star in Faster, where he'll play an ex-con...