Latest James McAvoy Stories

2014-10-29 23:12:24

Ciara McAvoy's Davey Award win is especially significant alongside Jon S. Baird's BAFTA nomination for Best Director and James McAvoy's Best Actor BAFTA nomination.

2014-09-25 23:11:19

Top Hollywood Illustrator, Ciara McAvoy, wins prestigious Creative Design Award for "Filth, " written and directed by Jon S.

2009-03-19 21:40:04

Britain's Advertising Standards Authority says it has banned a TV commercial for the DVD version of the action flick, Wanted, because it glamorizes gun use. The Telegraph said the controversial spot features sexy stars Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy kissing and firing guns. We concluded the ad could

2008-10-01 15:00:26

By PHIL MILLER ARTS CORRESPONDENT HIS stories have made an action star of James McAvoy, fascinated Nicolas Cage and now, with another major film deal, have helped confirm him as Scotland's most wanted storyteller in Hollywood.

2008-09-04 12:00:19

England's Advertising Standards Authority says two posters for Angelina Jolie's new action flick "Wanted" should not be seen by children. The BBC quoted the group as saying the posters "could glamorize violence" by showing a gorgeous actress, along with guns and aspirational text.

2008-08-21 00:00:31

Home News IN BRIEF *The Scottish actor James McAvoy is in talks to be the voice of a gnome in an animated spoof of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set to music by Elton John. Juliet will be voiced by Emily Blunt, after Kate Winslet pulled out.

2008-08-20 15:00:45

Actors James McAvoy and Emily Blunt are in negotiations to head the voice cast of Elton John's "Gnomeo and Juliet" U.S. animated film, sources say.

2008-08-18 12:00:34

Premiere. When 13-yearold Briony learns of a burgeoning relationship between her older sister and the servant's son, the jealous youngster decides to accuse the lad of a crime he did not commit, unaware her actions will have tragic repercussions.

2008-08-03 00:00:17

By Guy Adams As the film industry hits hard times, producers are hiring our actors to fill roles that used to go to $20m-a-movie US stars.

2008-08-01 15:00:34

By Gary Flockhart MINUTES into the interview with leading Hollywood producer Mark Platt, the man who guided Dances With Wolves, Silence Of The Lambs, Philadelphia and Sleepless In Seattle to Oscar-winning glory gives away a little secret.

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