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Jake Gyllenhaal Gets Ripped For Southpaw: Is There Anything He Can't Do?

By Holly Williams | 12th December 2014

Jake Gyllenhaal is a shape shifter. There is no other explanation. We barely recognised him whilst he was filming 'Nightcrawler', with his sunken cheeks and generally gaunt demeanour, but now he's transformed yet again into...

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Jake Gyllenhaal Joins Let It Snow Cast

4th November 2014

Jake Gyllenhaal has joined the cast of 'Let it Snow'.The 33-year-old actor will appear in an adaptation of 'The Man Who Made it Snow' alongside his 'Southpaw' director Antoine Fuqua.The novel - which was first...

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Chloe Grace Moretz 'Begged' To Audition For 'The Equalizer'

27th September 2014

Chloe Grace Moretz ''begged'' to audition for 'The Equalizer'.The 17-year-old actress - who stars alongside Denzel Washington in the action thriller film - has revealed the part she landed was originally written for a 24-year-old....

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Antoine Fuqua: 'I'm Glad I Didn't Have To Direct Prisoners'

24th September 2014

Moviemaker Antoine Fuqua is glad Jake Gyllenhaal's schedule forced him to walk away from gritty drama Prisoners, because he wasn't looking forward to shooting the kidnap drama.The Training Day director was wrestling with his decision...

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Denzel Washington In Talks To Join The Magnificent Seven Remake

5th June 2014

Actor Denzel Washington is reportedly in talks to re-team with his Training Day director Antoine Fuqua on The Magnificent Seven remake.Tom Cruise originally signed on to appear alongside Matt Damon as one of the gang...

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The Most Undiscovered Movies On Netflix

By George Percival | 14th May 2014

Most films on the lower rungs of Netflix occupy that position for a single reason: they’re downright terrible. The acting is at best laughable and at worst cringe-worthy, whilst the script seems to be the...

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Eminem Quits Boxing Film, Jake Gyllenhaal Replaces Him

7th March 2014

Eminem has quit director Antoine Fuqua's boxing movie, leaving Jake Gyllenhaal to step in and swing.The rapper was attached to star in Southpaw but he has decided to walk away from the low-budget film....

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Aaron Eckhart Looks For No-nonsense Directors

10th January 2014

Aaron Eckhart only works with directors who don't take any ''c**p''.'The Dark Knight' actor has teamed up with a host of top filmmakers including Christopher Nolan, Jason Reitman and Steven Soderbergh in the past, and...

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Gerard Butler Confirmed For Olympus Has Fallen Sequel

30th October 2013

Gerard Butler has been confirmed for the 'Olympus Has Fallen' sequel.The actor will reprise his role as Secret Service agent Mike Banning in the follow-up film to this year's thriller, 'London Has Fallen', which will...

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Melissa Leo To Star In The Equalizer?

31st May 2013

Melissa Leo is in talks to star in 'The Equalizer'.The 52-year-old actress is said to be in negotiations with filmmaker Antoine Fuqua - who directed her in 'Olympus Has Fallen' - for a role in...

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Director Antoine Fuqua Used Personal Pain To Guide Aaron Eckhart On Set

14th March 2013

Moviemaker Antoine Fuqua was able to give his Olympus Has Fallen leading man Aaron Eckhart tips on how to act out a gunshot wound in the explosive new action film - because he has lived...

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Antoine Fuqua Casts Doubt On 24 Movie

12th March 2013

Moviemaker Antoine Fuqua has killed the dreams of 24 fans hoping for a film version of the hit Tv drama, insisting he doubts the project will ever materialise.The Training Day director has confirmed he's no...

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Antoine Fuqua: 'Tupac Biopic Is Still On Track'

12th March 2013

Filmmaker Antoine Fuqua has assured fans his highly-anticipated Tupac Shakur biopic is still on track as he is just waiting for the finished script.The Training Day director announced the project in 2010 but was rumoured...

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Django Unchained Controversy: Antoine Fuqua Calls Out Spike Lee For Calling Out Quentin Tarantino

By Hayley Avron | 2nd January 2013

The movie director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) has weighed into the Spike Lee vs Quentin Tarantino Django Unchained debate. Spike Lee called out Tarantino for using the word “n*gger” in the movie. Tarantino’s defence was...

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Antoine Fuqua Backs Quentin Tarantino Over Django Unchained Criticism

31st December 2012

Director Antoine Fuqua has defended Quentin Tarantino over Spike Lee's allegations his new film Django Unchained is "disrespectful" to African-American history.In a recent interview with editors at Vibe magazine, Lee took aim at Tarantino's new...

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Aaron Eckhart To Play Us President

25th June 2012

Aaron Eckhart has joined the cast of 'Olympus Has Fallen'.The 'Dark Knight' actor will play the US president in the new movie which follows a former Secret Service agent who becomes America's only hope when...

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Aaron Eckhart To Play The President In Fuqua Thriller

24th June 2012

The Dark Knight star Aaron Eckhart has joined the list of movie presidents after signing on to play the U.S. leader in Antoine Fuqua's new White House action thriller Olympus Has Fallen.The movie star will...

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Fascinating Fact 13223

11th April 2012

Training Day director Antoine Fuqua is in talks to take charge of Gerard Butler's new presidential movie Olympus Has Fallen. Butler has already signed on to play a Secret Service agent in the action film,...

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Hugh Jackman Joins Prisoners

16th March 2012

Hugh Jackman is to star in 'Prisoners'.The 'Les Miserables'' actor will begin work on the thriller - which has been in development since 2009 - early next year, once he has completed filming on superhero...

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Filming On 24 Movie Postponed Until 2013

15th March 2012

The big-screen adaptation of '24' has been postponed. Kiefer Sutherland had previously insisted the movie version of the TV series - in which he plays government agent Jack Bauer - would begin shooting this year...

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Gerard Butler Set To Star In Hunter Killer

14th October 2011

Gerard Butler is in talks to star in 'Hunter Killer'.The 'Machine Gun Preacher' actor has been approached to appear in the film - which is based on a novel, 'Firing Point', written by George Wallace...

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John Singleton To Direct Tupac Movie?

13th October 2011

John Singleton is set to direct the Tupac biopic. The filmmaker - who worked with the legendary musician on 'Poetic Justice' in 1993 - has stepped into the role following the departure of Antoine Fuqua...

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Knight Documentary On The Way

28th September 2011

The life of rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT is to be the focus of a new documentary by Training Day director Antoine Fuqua.The film will tell the story of the controversial Death Row Records co-founder...

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Suge Knight's 'Rise To Power' Subject Of Showtime Documentary

28th September 2011

Suge Knight, the hugely controversial founder of Death Row Records, is the subject of a new feature-length documentary to be produced and aired on Showtime, according to The The movie, tentatively titled 'Suge Knight',...

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Antoine Fuqua Leaves Tupac Shakur Biopic To Helm Eminem's Boxing Movie

8th June 2011

Filmmaker Antoine Fuqua has walked away from a Tupac Shakur biopic to direct a new boxing movie starring Eminem, according to reports.The Training Day director was set to tell the life story of the slain...

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Fuqua On The Hunt For Newcomers To Play Pinkett And Jones

21st January 2011

Moviemaker ANTOINE FUQUA is on the hunt for talented unknowns to portray JADA PINKETT and QUINCY JONES' daughter KIDADA as he attempts to put slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR's life on the big screen.Insiders close to...

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Shakur Film Will Detail Rapper's Last Day

30th August 2010

TRAINING DAY director ANTOINE FUQUA's much-anticipated movie about TUPAC SHAKUR will concentrate on the rapper's last day.The hip-hop hero was gunned down and killed in Las Vegas in 1996 and the new film will feature...

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Tupac Biopic Gets Oscar-nominated Scriptwriters

27th August 2010

Tupac Shakur's biopic will be written by Oscar-nominated scriptwriters. The movie - which is being directed by 'Training Day' filmmaker Antoine Fuqua - will be written by Stephen J. Rivele and Chris Wilkinson, who both...

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Fuqua Targeted In New Tax Demand

7th July 2010

TRAINING DAY director ANTOINE FUQUA is the latest star to run into financial problems - he's been hit with a demand for unpaid taxes.The filmmaker, who is preparing to helm a biopic about slain rapper...

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Fuqua Working On Tupac Biopic

1st June 2010

TRAINING DAY director ANTOINE FUQUA is bringing slain rap legend TUPAC SHAKUR's life story to the big screen.The star's mother, Afeni Shakur, has been locked in a bitter battle with film production company Morgan Creek...

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