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  • 1st April 2013

    Rupert Everett to play Pope Benedict XVI in ‘extraordinary’ biopic 28

    Rupert Everett said he looked forward to portraying the "extraordinary" life of Pope Benedict XVI

    12:00 AM — Openly gay actor Rupert Everett will play Pope Benedict XVI in an upcoming biopic about the former pope, and his ascension to the papal office.

  • 1st April 2012

    Schwarzenegger to replace Mickey Rourke as gay rugby player Gareth Thomas in film 40

    The producers admit that Mr Schwarzenegger's accent might be a problem.

    12:01 AM — Following Mickey Rourke's decision to pull out of his role as gay Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas in a new biopic, Arnold Schwarzenegger has emerged as his replacement to star in the film. The film charting the life of Britain’s first openly gay rugby player was dreamed up by Rourke in a London pub after he lost an arm wrestling challenge with some gay rugby players. Rourke said: “There was an article about Gareth Thomas. I met Gareth and said [to him] I wanna make your life story”.

  • Catholic Cardinal: Church will relax its approach to civil marriages for gay couples (April Fools) 116

    Cardinal O'Brien is most senior Catholic in the United Kingdom

    12:00 AM — Cardinal Keith Michael Patrick O’Brien is to make a sermon today where he is expected to announce a partial u-turn in the Catholic Church's opposition of civil marriage equality for gay couples. Although the Church will continue to oppose same sex marriages happening within religious institutions, it appears to accept that same sex civil marriages will be a reality regardless of its opposition.

  • 31st March 2012

    Preview: Sundance London

    The Sundance Festival is held at the O2

    4:07 PM — This month marks the inaugural edition of a British offshoot of one of the world's best film festivals. Far from a profit-inspired afterthought, the features set to be shown provide truly compelling reasons to get yourself a ticket, even if you don't live in the capital. 

  • Preview: Titanic 3D 2

    Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio cling to each other

    3:36 PM — The freezing waters of the Atlantic filled with desperate people. Hypothermia everywhere. Death fast approaching. Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio cling to each other for dear life, knowing there's little chance they will both survive the night ahead. James Cameron's Titanic is a three-hour epic of extreme sentimentality. But this kind of fare has made for some of the most memorable moments cinema goers have ever experienced, and in the case of the film retelling of the most famous ship sinking ever there's no denying it's quite an entertaining watch. Just don't tell anyone we said so.

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