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News and Rumours Round-Up (10/07/11)

This weeks top news...

We know we’ve had a busy week, but how has the film world fared?

  • The rumblings of the forthcoming final Potter instalment have already been felt – the movie premiered on Thursday and saw a reported 32,000 fans camp out for days to get a glimpse of the franchise’s stars. The biggest premiere to ever grace the UK, the red carpet trailed from Trafalgar Square to Leicester Square where the film was screened. Click here to watch the premiere highlights or here to read our review of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.
  • There’s been two big announcements about computer game based adaptations – whilst fans rejoice at the news of a Mass Effect adap, iPhone and iPad users were left a little bemused at the prospect of an Angry Birds movie.
  • Shia LaBeouf apparently turned down lead parts in The Social Network and 127 Hours…
  • Naomie Harris may be Miss Moneypenny to Daniel Craig’s Bond.
  • Sigourney Weaver is filming a vampire comedy called Vamp… we’re already excited.
  • It was announced that Johnny Depp has entered talks regarding a fifth Pirates of the Caribbean instalment. As much as we enjoy watching Jack Sparrow’s escapades we’re not sure what we think…
  • Images of The Hobbit’s key dwarves were released as well as the second video blog for the movie. Watch it below! (Beware: Jealousy of the actor’s circumstance and tales of holidaying may result)

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