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The gallery has just been updated with 1,232 gorgeous Blu-Ray quality screen captures of James McAvoy from his 2014 drama “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them”. All three versions of the film are now available on iTunes, and screen captures from all versions will be added to the site.

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Jan 27, 2015

James McAvoy isn’t sleeping well. The last time he appeared on the London stage, playing Macbeth two years ago, he would wake every day at 2am or 3am and find it impossible to drift off again. Now, as he returns to the Trafalgar Studios to star in Peter Barnes’s antic 1968 satire The Ruling Class, the same thing is happening.

If anything, the demands of this role are even greater than those of the Thane of Cawdor. “Macbeth was more physical than any action movie I’ve done, so I didn’t think I’d have anything to worry about,” he says, rocking back on a chair in a deserted rehearsal room. “But this has turned out more physical still. Not violent – well, sometimes it’s violent… It’ll be a massive workout, really.”

When we meet, on a bone-cold winter evening, McAvoy, 35, has been in rehearsals for a month. He looks lean and a little frayed, grey flecks in his hair. This is the first time Barnes’s play has been revived since it played the West End in 1969. The director Jamie Lloyd, who will shortly spring into the rehearsal room, rediscovered it in an anthology of Sixties plays. There was also a 1972 film version, in which Peter O’Toole took the starring role, but both Lloyd and McAvoy have tried to avoid it.

“I play football sometimes with Patrick Marber and I told him that I was doing The Ruling Class,” says McAvoy, “and he said that he’d played Jack Gurney, my part, when he was at university, when he was at Oxbridge or wherever he was. It seems that loads of drama students maybe do it, but it seems to be that professionally people are scared of doing it. But it’s the right time to tell it now.”

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Jan 27, 2015

I’ve just updated the gallery with additional stills, posters and on set images of James from “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby”.

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Film Productions > The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2014) > Stills
Film Productions > The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2014) > On Set
Film Productions > The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2014) > Posters

Jan 20, 2015

I know I always say this, but James’ interviews on The Graham Norton Show are always my favourite, and this weekend’s was no exception. Screen captures have now been added to the gallery, and click below to see two videos from the show – one when James delivers his outrageous lie to get out of an interview and the other when he does a spot of unicycling with Mark Ruffalo.

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Public Appearances > 2015 > Jan 09 | The Graham Norton Show
Screen Captures > 2015 > Jan 09 | The Graham Norton Show

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Jan 11, 2015

Tonight on BBC 1 Graham is joined by Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep, next to be seen as a scheming witch in musical fantasy Into the Woods.

Next on the sofa is X-Men actor James McAvoy who will be talking about treading the boards in the West End revival of Peter Barnes’ satire The Ruling Class.

If one superhero wasn’t enough Avengers Assemble star Mark Ruffalo will be discussing his role in wrestling drama Foxcatcher.

There’s also music by indie rocker Hozier, plus more stories from the red chair.

The chat show is on BBC 1 tonight at 10.35pm until 11.25pm.

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Jan 9, 2015

Happy 2015! There are lots of exciting things in store for James this year, with his role in The Ruling Class, the release of Victor Frankenstein and the start of production on X-Men: Apocalypse. To start, I’ve just added some additional HQ images to this amazing photoshoot, as well as adding two new shoots I found online.

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Jan 8, 2015

The DVD/Blu-Ray for The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby with James McAvoy & Jessica Chastain will be released on February 3, 2015 in the US. It is already available for pre-order on Amazon, but there’s no details whether it will include Him/Her or just Them.

Dec 6, 2014

James attended the 60th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards yesterday evening and we have added the first batch of high-quality images in our gallery – thanks to Lindsey for the donations!

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Public Appearances > 2014 > Nov 30 | 60th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards

Dec 1, 2014

Last night, James McAvoy appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show, where he revealed his karaoke song of choice to be “Copacabana” by Barry Manilow – and got to sing a duet with the singer! 288 screen captures have been added to the gallery, and jump beneath the cut to see a clip of him singing.

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Screen Captures > 2014 > Nov 29 | The Jonathan Ross Show

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Nov 30, 2014

Hollywood star James McAvoy has beaten stiff competition from Peter Mullan and Jack O’Connell to win the coveted Actor Film award at Scotland’s annual Bafta ceremony.

McAvoy won the award for his portrayal of a corrupt policeman in Filth.

Sophie Kennedy Clark won the Actress Film trophy for her performance in Philomena.

Other winners included David Tennant, who took the Actor Television category for his role in The Escape Artist.

Another big winner on the night was Shirley Henderson, who collected the Actress Television award for her role as a grieving mother in Channel 4’s Southcliffe.

The winners of the British Academy Scotland Awards 2014 were unveiled at a red carpet ceremony at Glasgow’s Radisson Blu Hotel.

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Nov 17, 2014