Monday, 30 June 2008

Weekly schedule for Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Mo 6/30: Steven Wright, Tricia Helfer (R 5/22/08)
Tu 7/1: Richard Lewis, Duffy (R 5/23/08)
We 7/2: John Cusack, Parminder Nagra (R 5/13/08)
Th 7/3: Virginia Madsen, Darin Strauss, John Hiatt (R 6/17/08)
Fr 7/4: Hugh Laurie, Michael Starr (R 5/5/08)

How well did Wanted do?

Although James McAvoy's action film Wanted didn't debut as the No. 1 movie in the US (that honor went to Walle-E) it did open in second place with an impressive $51.1 million. Wanted was originally supposed to be released back in March, but Universal Studios decided the film was good enough to be moved to the summer. I saw both movies this weekend, and it was money well spent.

Source: Yahoo!Movies

Friday, 27 June 2008

Thursday, 26 June 2008

Exclusive RocknRolla Trailer


The first RocknRolla trailer featuring Gerard Butler finally appeared today. The film opens on September 12 in the UK and on October 31 in the U.S. You can watch the trailer here.

Source: Empire
Photo from instyle.com

Tuesday, 24 June 2008

Is there a such thing as too much McAvoy?

My TV doesn't think so :) I missed James McAvoy on the Today Show this morning because I forgot he was on and I was either up too early or too late to catch it. Here's the Today Show interview if you missed it:



And you can watch the interview James had tonight on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart:


Source: Imdb, RedLasso

Sunday, 22 June 2008

Weekly schedule for Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Mo 6/23: David Hasselhoff, Miriam Shor, Amos Lee
Tu 6/24: Chris O'Donnell, Lawrence Block, Phantom Planet
We 6/25: Sigourney Weaver, Stanley Bing, Three 6 Mafia
Th 6/26: James McAvoy, Bengt Washburn
Fr 6/27: Holly Hunter

It looks as if James will finally appear on the show on Thursday.

Saturday, 21 June 2008

James on Tavis Smiley

I've got the link to the interview James McAvoy had on Tavis Smiley last night. It'll probably get taken down, and I haven't even seen it yet, but enjoy it while it's up:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kuD9VBMzRQ

Thursday, 19 June 2008

Ewan McGregor proves his hotness



Best of Ewan posted a gorgeous new photo of Ewan McGregor and Hilary Swank from the shoot of the upcoming historical drama Amelia. I'll probably get sued by Twentieth Century Fox for posting the picture because they already tore it down from Film Releases, one of the first websites that posted new photos. Seriously, to the Twentieth Century Fox executive who makes a living scouring the internet: please don't sue me. I'm trying to help with free promotion for the film. I'm not making a dime from this. Anyway, enjoy the photo while it lasts.

Source: Best of Ewan

Tuesday, 17 June 2008

James McAvoy finally promotes Wanted

As Nezray previously stated James will appear on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on NBC on Thurs. June 19 and he will also make an appearance on Tavis Smiley on PBS on Fri. June 20. Thanks Nezray for the heads up!

Source: Interbridge
Photo from pbs.org

First look at Gerard Butler in Game


This is the first photo the studio has released of the upcoming film Game with Gerard Butler. Sorry people, it's a slow news day, and all I could dig up was one photo. Here's a description of the movie from slashfilm:

Directed By Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, the two mad men behind Crank, the story takes place “in the not too distant future.” Kabel (Gerard Butler), a death row inmate, has unwittingly become a pop culture hero. Every week, millions worldwide tune in online to watch him and hundreds of other convicts battle in Slayers, an ultra-violent multi-player online game invented by technological genius Ken Castle (Michael C. Hall). To the wealthy young gamer who controls his every move, Kable is just a sim (simulation) character. To the resistance group that opposes Castle’s games as high-tech slavery, he is a critical element in their battle to take down the inventor. Caught in the crosshairs of two opposing forces and under the command of a teenager’s remote device, Kable must use his extraordinary fighting skills to escape the game, bring down Castle and overthrow the system. Game is currently scheduled for a TBA Fall 2008 release.
Source: /film

Sunday, 15 June 2008

Weekly schedule for Late Show with Craig Ferguson


Mo 6/16: Alfred Molina, Salman Rushdie
Tu 6/17: Virginia Madsen, Darin Strauss, John Hiatt
We 6/18: Don Cheadle, Olivia Thirlby, Ricky Skaggs & the Kentucky Thunder
Th 6/19:Billy Bob Thornton, Lewis Black,
Fr 6/20: Jeffrey Tambor

I just realized that James McAvoy isn't listed as guest anymore for Monday. I'm not sure exactly what happened, but it was probably a scheduling project. Hopefully he'll be on another show to promote Wanted.

Saturday, 14 June 2008

James McAvoy on Jonathan Ross

For those of you outside the UK who missed James on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, you can watch it on youtube. I'm sure it will be taken down, but enjoy it while it's up!

http://youtube.com/watch?v=IIeqqxAA6Ts
http://youtube.com/watch?v=lg-plV-yjBQ

Source: Youtube

Thursday, 12 June 2008

Dougray Scott to star in False Witness

Dougray Scott is set to star in the upcoming two-part TV thriller False Witness. The series is set in Sydney, Tajikistan, and London and is based on real life events including the 1997 theft of five Soviet built nuclear "suitcase bombs". The mini-series which also stars Dougray's wife Claire Forlani will premier on UK TV in early 2009. Production is currently under way in Sydney.

Source: Dougray Scott-Unplugged, Perth Now
Photo from people.com

Tuesday, 10 June 2008

Wanted premier cancelled?

Wanted's official London world premier on Thursday, June 12 has been cancelled according to James McAvoy online. Someone on the imdb message board pointed out that they couldn't find this news anywhere else, but I have a feeling it's probably true.

Source: Imdb, James McAvoy Online
Photo from : geeksofdoom.blogspot.com

Is John Barrowman the best kisser ever?

Got this from After Elton:

That's right, folks: You voted, and decided that Captain Jack (John Barrowman) and Ianto Jones (Gareth David-Lloyd) gave us the hottest lip-locks of the year as on-again, off-again lovers and Torchwood colleagues. (Given the nature of their working relationship, does that mean that Ianto always has to clean up the office after? Ruuuuude...)

If you didn't catch the kissing action in question, I've posted the clip after the break of their most recent smooch. And if you didn't catch the NewNowNext Awards when they aired on Saturday night, be sure to check out the whole show over here.

To check out a clip of the kiss in question you can go here. Sorry people, I wish I could embed the clip but it's too large to embed on a blog. Sigh.

Source: After Elton

Saturday, 7 June 2008

James McAvoy looking fierce


The few weeks just before a James McAvoy film is released are always awesome. James and his costar Common are featured in a photoshoot in the upcoming issue of Complex Magazine to promote Wanted. You can check out the rest of the Complex Magazine photoshoot here.

Source: ONTD!

Thursday, 5 June 2008

The even newer Wanted trailer

Someone from the imdb boards pointed out another new and pretty cool Wanted trailer.




Source: Trailer Addict

Photos of Gerard Butler in the Ugly Truth

Here are some brand new photos of Gerard Butler in a hot air balloon on the California set of his upcoming movie The Ugly Truth with Ketherine Heigl. It's kind of a weird irony that today is the anniversary of the first hot air balloon - thank you google for that useless information! The photos were taken on Tuesday.





Source: Just Jared

Tuesday, 3 June 2008

New Wanted clip

For those of you who may not have seen the 2008 MTV Movie Awards this Sunday (I'm guilty) here's a new clip from Wanted with James McAvoy you might have missed. There are scenes from Hancock and some other films that play after it as well. Anyway, enjoy!




Source: MTV

Monday, 2 June 2008

Weekly schedule for Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Mo 6/2: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Matt Costa
Tu 6/3: Kristin Davis, Joel McHale
We 6/4: Jane Kaczmarek, Evan Handler, Bengt Washburn
Th 6/5: Jeff Foxworthy
Fr 6/6: Michael Clarke Duncan, Chelsea Handler

Source: Interbridge

Happy birthday Brian Cox

Today is Golden Globe nominated actor Brian Cox's birthday. The actor who has starred in films like The Bourne Supremacy, 25th Hour, and The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep turns 62 today.

Sunday, 1 June 2008

Ewan McGregor in the Spring/Summer Sunday Telegraph



Ewan appears in the Sunday Telegraph "Men's Style" Summer/Spring 2008 issue. He does briefly discuss his uncle who shared the same experience of being cast in Star Wars. Octavia Violet mentioned Star Wars a little earlier, which is a cool coincidence. You can find more lovely pictures of Ewan and the rest of the article here.

Source: ONTD!
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