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2014-02-12 12:29:09

- First-ever We Day California will bring together 16,000 students and teachers on March 26 - SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, international charity and educational partner Free The Children announced that its stadium-sized youth empowerment event, We Day, is coming to California for the first time on March 26, 2014 at Oracle Arena with the support of Co-Title Sponsors Microsoft, Allstate and Unilever. Selena Gomez, Seth Rogen and Orlando Bloom were among the first revealed...

2011-02-17 12:39:00

LONDON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Play.com, the online entertainment retailer, has announced that it is seeing a record sales boost on DVDs that feature this year's big name BAFTA nominees, such as James Franco, Natalie Portman and Colin Firth. Play.com has revealed that James Franco was the surprise runaway winner in terms of sales increases since the BAFTA nominations were announced in January. James Franco, the Hollywood heart-throb who was nominated for his performance in the...

2009-08-28 12:10:08

British actor Daniel Craig will star in the psychological thriller Dream House, Morgan Creek Productions said Friday. The announced was made by James G. Robinson and Rick Nicita, the production company's co-chairmen. Craig, the current James Bond in the 007 secret agent movie series, will play a successful publishing executive who quits his job in New York to relocate his family and two daughters to a small New England town. They soon learn their home was once the murder scene of a mother and...

2009-07-14 10:20:26

Israeli-born U.S. actress Natalie Portman has signed up to play Jane Foster in Thor, the Marvel superhero picture Kenneth Branagh is to direct next year. Portman has previously starred in the three most recently released installments in the Star Wars franchise, as well as Beautiful Girls, Garden State, V for Vendetta and The Other Boleyn Girl. Variety.com said she will play the Norse warrior's love interest in Thor, which is slated for theatrical release May 20, 2011. The Internet Movie Data...

2009-06-16 17:57:46

Actress Natalie Portman is attached to play the lead in Darren Aronofsky's ballet thriller Black Swan, The Hollywood Reporter said. Portman would play a veteran ballerina locked in a competitive situation with a rival dancer who could be real, a supernatural apparition or a hallucination, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. If negotiations go well, Aronofsky could start shooting Swan with Portman as early as this year, The Hollywood Reporter said. Aronofsky previously directed...

2009-05-30 15:11:15

Actress Natalie Portman reportedly will play the love interest in the new comedy Your Highness that is to film in Northern Ireland this summer. The 27-year-old Israeli-American actress will serve as a warrior princess who garners the attention of actor Danny McBride's character, an arrogant and lazy prince forced to complete a quest in order to save his father's kingdom, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday. The movie, written by McBride and Ben Best, will also star actor James Franco and is to...

2009-05-15 18:20:57

Israeli-born U.S. actress Natalie Portman Friday denied rumors she is dating actor Sean Penn, who recently separated from his wife of 13 years. Sean Penn is a friend and colleague, Portman said in a statement to TV's Extra. The reports that we are romantically involved are completely untrue, she said. I normally do not respond to rumors about my private life, however, this repeatedly fabricated story has forced me to do so. Penn has won Oscars for his work in the films Mystic River and Milk....

2009-04-23 07:00:00

Filmmakers share their insight on the art and craft of filmmaking NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Natalie Portman and Chief Executive Officer Christine Aylward launched MakingOf.com (http://www.makingof.com), a behind-the-scenes Web portal that provides an intimate, fresh look into the process of creating entertainment by the insiders themselves. MakingOf.com went live this morning and was unveiled during a press conference at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. "When friends visit me...

2008-09-25 17:46:34

Hollywood actress Natalie Portman and her folk-rocker beau Devendra Banhart are no longer a couple, a source told People magazine. The pair started dating shortly after Portman appeared in Banhart's "Carmensita" video last March. Portman had asked the musician to donate a song to "Big Change: Songs for FINCA," the charity compilation she put together on iTunes. In return, she agreed to appear in the video for free, People said. Portman's film credits include "Beautiful Girls," the...

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