1416. Tomb Raider Chronicles - GERARD BULTER TAPPED FOR BEOWULF
Scottish actor Gerard Butler has been tapped to star in Sturla Gunnarsson's adaptation of the poem Beowulf, reports Variety Magazine. Butler, who appeared alongside Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life, will portray Norse warrior Beowult in the Canada/UK co-production. Beowulf chronicles the medieval struggle to rid the Hall of Heorot from Grendel, a murderous troll bent on a killing rampage. The 10-week shooting schedule begins in Iceland in August.
Last Updated: May 31, 2004
1417. Tomb Raider Chronicles - LARA CROFT STRENGTHENS VODAFONE LIVE!
Vodafone Group Plc has announced its Preliminary Results Year Ended 31 March 2004. The wireless Telco recorded turnover increased by 10% to 33.6 billion pounds sterling and mobile telecommunications turnover increased by 15% to 31.7 billion pounds. Profit on ordinary activities before tax, goodwill amortisation and exceptional items, increased by 19% to 10.0 billion pounds and earnings per share, before goodwill amortisation and exceptional items, increased by 34% to 9.10 pence. Free cash flow increased by 65% to 8.5 billion pounds, after 4.3 billion pounds of net cash expenditure on tangible fixed assets and 13.7 million net new proportionate mobile customers in the year, bringing the total to 133.4 million.
Last Updated: May 24, 2004
1418. Tomb Raider Chronicles - UNCOVER CAIRO AND CAMBODIA IN TR: TLR
According to Egyptian legend, Horus, son of the light, outwitted the evil God Set and imprisoned him in a secret tomb. Five thousand years later, Lara Croft discovers the lost tomb and unwittingly unleashes the evil God Set, fulfilling the ancient prophecy of his return to plunge mankind into darkness! In a race against time, Lara must use all her wit and skill to empoison Set and save the world from Armageddon.
Last Updated: May 19, 2004
1419. Tomb Raider Chronicles - MOB FILM COMPANY TAPS GERARD BUTLER
Mob Film Company has tapped Glaswegian actor Gerard Butler for the title role in the multi-million pound blockbuster Robert Burns which begins filming this summer, displacing rumours the lead would be snatched by Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp. Butler recently appeared alongside Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie in the Par pic Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life.
Last Updated: May 17, 2004
1420. Tomb Raider Chronicles - JOLIE BLAMES PERFORMANCE ON ASSETS
Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie blames the poor box-office performance of the Tomb Raider motion picture's on her assets. They should have left the posters as nature intended. They airbrushed my boobs right out - and that's what got all the attention, not the storyline. the Hollywood stunner told reporters at Cannes Film Festival - where both Angelina Jolie and co-star Will Smith are promoting their animated pic Shark Tale.
Last Updated: May 15, 2004