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1 hr ago | IGN

Sir Ben Kingsley Proposes New Mandarin Twist

Sir Ben Kinglsey lends his voice to the villainous Archibald Snatcher in Laika's The Boxtrolls, which is set to be released in September.

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10 hrs ago | Northwich Guardian

Acclaimed director and actor Lord Attenborough died on Sunday aged 90

Lord Attenborough's family have asked fans who want to pay tribute to the Oscar winner to make a donation to the care home where he spent his final years.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Outlook

Why Do We Need a Fake Gandhi?: Morarji Had Asked Attenborough

"Why do we need a 'nakli' Gandhi to portray the Mahatma?" This question was posed by former Prime Minister Morarji Desai when he raised strong objections to allowing Richard Attenborough to shoot for his iconic film "Gandhi" at the historic Aga Khan Palace here because he had cast a British actor--Ben Kingsley--to play the role of the Mahatma.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Telegraph

'Gardening' director

London, Aug. 25: Richard Attenborough, who died yesterday aged 90, did so much in a long career as an actor and director and was such an all-round good egg that is difficult to know where to begin the story of his life.

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The Georgia Straight

Gandhi before India sheds new light on Mahatma's early years and ...

In Richard Attenborough's 1982 film Gandhi , there's a dramatic scene of actor Ben Kingsley, playing the young Indian lawyer, being tossed out of the first-class section at Pietermaritzburg Railway Station in South Africa.

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Newkerala.com

'Gandhi' director Richard Attenborough is dead

Richard Attenborough, an Oscar-winning British film director known for the monumental film 'Gandhi', died at the age of 90 Sunday, media reported Monday.

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India.com

Richard Attenborough: Oscar-winning director dies at the age of 90

London, Aug 25: Richard Attenborough, an Oscar-winning British film director known for the monumental film 'Gandhi', died at the age of 90 Sunday, media reported Monday.

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The Escapist

Richard Attenborough, Jurassic Park's John Hammond, Dies Aged 90

Actor and director Richard Attenborough, acclaimed for his acting stints in pictures such as The Great Escape , and directing efforts of movies such as Ghandi , has passed away at the age of 90. To the geek community, Attenborough will be perhaps best remembered for his role as John Hammond from the iconic dinosaur thriller, Jurassic Park .

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Jurassic Park, Science Fiction Movies, Richard Attenborough

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Yahoo!

Callan holds Cottesloe close

He's been called a young Zac Efron and played the young Jay Gatsby before Leonardo DiCaprio took over in The Great Gatsby.

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WENN Blog

Richard Attenborough Dies

British movie legend Lord Richard Attenborough has died, aged 90. The actor/director/producer passed away on Sunday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Christian Bale And Cate Blanchett Round Out Serkis' The Jungle Book Cast

The Dark Knight star and Blanchett will join British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who will play villainous tiger Shere Khan, Naomie Harris, Tom Hollander, Eddie Marsan and Peter Mullan in Warner Bros.'

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Collider

Benedict Cumberbatch to Voice Shere Khan in Andy Serkis' Jungle Book: Origins

Jon Favreau 's version of The Jungle Book for Disney already has Neel Sethi , Lupita Nyong'o , Idris Elba , Scarlett Johansson , Sir Ben Kingsley , Christopher Walken and Giancarlo Esposito on board and is barreling towards an October 9, 2015 debut, but now Andy Serkis ' rendition for Warner Bros., which is now titled Jungle Book: Origins , is ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

GlobalNews

Ben Kingsley back in Montreal for 'Tut' mini-series

Oscar winner Ben Kingsley will be back in Montreal next month to star in a mini-series about legendary Egyptian ruler King Tutankhamun.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Cinedigm Inks Deal for Simon Wiesenthal Center's Documentary Film Collection

Cinedigm Corp. and Cinema Management Group announced today they have entered into a multi-year home entertainment distribution deal for the award-winning Moriah Films' documentary film collection of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Garfunkel and Oates...and Oates (the real one): Sneak peek

Comedy folk duo Garfunkel and Oates recently followed in the footsteps of past comedy folk music duos like Flight of the Conchords and the Smothers Brothers by bringing their act to the small screen.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Wired

Check Out the New 'Motion Poster' for The Boxtrolls

Here be monsters! Well, OK, not really monsters so much as lovable little creatures that inhabit sewers and live off garbage and their own ingenuity.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Ben Kingsley and Elle Fanning laughs at The Boxtrolls Comic-Con 2014

Actors Ben Kingsley and Elle Fanning captured 6,500 fans with fun descriptions of their characters in "The Boxtrolls" at Comic-Con 2014 in Hall H. To take you there, you can watch our videos of these stars here: VIDEOs: Elle Fanning describes The Boxtrolls and Ben Kingsley speaks from belly in The Boxtrolls .

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Related Topix: Coraline, Dave, Comedy Movies, Maleficent, Elle Fanning

Wed Aug 06, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Victorious Star Avan Jogia Cast As King Tut In Tv Miniseries

Canadian actor Avan Jogia is set to tackle the role of Ancient Egyptian pharaoh King Tutankhamun in a new Tv miniseries.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Twisted's Avan Jogia Lands Lead Role in Spike TV's Tut

Avan Jogia has langed the title role in the upcoming event series Tut , the network announced Tuesday.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

IndieLondon

Bill Murray to voice Baloo the Bear in The Jungle Book

Jon Favreau is directing the 3D blockbuster, which is baed on a script by Justin Marks, and also includes Christopher Walken and Giancarlo Esposito as among its performers.

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