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Rachel Weisz and Darren Aronofsky end nine–year relationship

Rachel Weisz has parted ways with Darren Aronofsky, her partner of nine years. The actress and her director beau “have been separated for a few months,” their reps confirmed to

Harrison Ford surprises fans with first visit at Comic-Con

When film director Jon Favreau, known for hits like 'Elf,' 'Iron Man,' and its sequel 'Iron Man 2,' made an appearance at the Comic-Con International to discuss his upcoming graphic novel adaptation, little had the sci-fi and comic book fans expected that the 'smuggler' and 'reckless mercenary' from the 'Star Wars' franchise was about to step inside the Comic Con's Hall H.

Cellphone ringing disturbs Daniel Craig, Hugh Jackman on Broadway

Los Angeles, September 29: What can interrupt Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman’s theater acting is nothing but a cell phone! The highly-accomplished stage actors stopped in the middle of their Broadway play “A Steady Rain” when a cell phone call interrupted their preview performance.

Craig is top of the pec-king order

OND star Daniel Craig has pecs appeal - he has topped a new poll to find Hollywood's hottest torsos.

The scene in which the British hunk emerged from the sea wearing only tight trunks in Casino Royale proved the biggest hit with women in a poll.

Scottish tough-guy Gerard Butler was second for his ripped appearance in Spartan epic 300.

In third place was Brad Pitt, who showed off his toned torso in Troy, while hairy comic Sacha Baron Cohen's green 'mankini' scene in Borat was voted into fourth.

The hapless Kazakhstan reporter even beat out competition from veteran stud Sean Connery, who came fifth for his topless appearance as 007 in 1965's Thunderball.

Craig's Broadway bodyguards

Daniel Craig has bumped up his security over fears fans could accost him during his Broadway run in A Steady Rain - despite his co-star Hugh Jackman refusing a bodyguard.

The Bond star, who is notoriously protective of his private life, is set to make his Broadway debut opposite seasoned stage actor Jackman next week (10Sep09) in the dramatic play about two pals whose friendship is put to the test.

The hype surrounding the show is so intense, the pair has been rehearsing away from the theatre at a secret location.

But Craig has stunned his co-workers after requesting a personal security team throughout the show's run, according to New York Post gossip column PageSix.

Craig cast in thriller 'Dream House'

Los Angeles -- 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 her children, believed to be at the hands of the husband who survived.

James Bond to take on Taliban in new film

London, June 14 The 23rd edition of the James Bond franchise will see the super spy taking on the Taliban and heroin barons in Afghanistan. reports that scriptwriters have been quizzing British Embassy staff in Kabul about life in the war-torn country for the next Bond instalment.

An ex-member of the foreign Office's Afghan anti-drugs team is also giving an insight into the British operations there.

"They (producers and writers) are trying to get an accurate picture of the military situation (in Afghanistan)," said an insider at Eon Productions, the producers of the franchise.

The film, starring Daniel Craig as 007, is earmarked for release in late 2011.


Women pick Daniel Craig for frozen treat

London -- British women have picked James Bond actor Daniel Craig to be rendered in a frozen fruit-flavored treat, Del Monte Foods says.

The food company said a poll of 1,000 British women resulted in the 41-year-old "Casino Royale" and "Quantum of Solace" star being named Britain's Coolest Smoothie, The Mirror reported Monday.

For just a week, Del Monte will be offering its Craig-inspired Superfruit Smoothies -- blueberry, pomegranate and cranberry flavored -- in the shape of Craig's head and torso. It's all part of Britain's inaugural National Ice Cream week.