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What better way to start a slow Monday before Thanksgiving than with some casting news about some knighted British icons. Variety reports that Sir Anthony Hopkins and Dame Judi Dench will co-star in ‘Italian Shoes’ for director Sir Kenneth Branagh. Where’s Sir Ben Kinglsey when you need him?

Based on the novel by Swedish author Henning Mankell, ‘Shoes’ focuses on a retired doctor (Hopkins) “forced to confront his past… Continue reading Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh Team for 'Italian Shoes'

ComingSoon.net’s SuperHeroHype got a chance talk to Thor director Kenneth Branagh for an extended time and you can read what he had to say about bringing the character to the big screen by clicking here !

Thor , starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Rene Russo, Stellan Skarsgard, Jaimie Alexander, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Josh Dallas, Tadanobu Asano, Idris Elba, Clark Gregg, Colm Feore and Samuel L… Continue reading Exclusive: The Father of All Things Thor, Kenneth Branagh

Actress Natalie Portman agreed to play the lead role in ‘Thor’ because Kenneth Branagh is sitting in the director’s chair. Portman was all set to turn down an audition for the role. However, when she realised that Branagh is helming the project, she not only accepted it enthusiastically but also praised the ‘Hamlet’ director. “It […] Continue reading Natalie Portman took on ‘Thor’ to work with Kenneth Branagh