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Antoine Fuqua Confirms Interest In Scarface Remake

The Training Day director's new film, The Magnificent Seven, opens this weekend (23-25Sep16) in America and he already has his sights on another revamp - this time it's Brian De Palma's 1983 epic,...

Cowboys Kept Chris Pratt From Complaining On Magnificent Seven Set

Shooting the remake of the 1960 western was a difficult task, with the cast and crew having to film on location in the searing heat of the Louisiana summer. However Chris never whined...

Peter Sarsgaard: 'I Wanted My Magnificent Seven Villain To Be Ill And Evil'

The actor, who plays Bart Bogue in Antoine Fuqua's upcoming western, came up with the idea of giving his character consumption so he could justify his vile acts, which prompt the locals of...

Antoine Fuqua: 'The Magnificent Seven Is An Emblem Of Diversity’

The American filmmaker has remade the classic 1960 western film of the same name, but boldly recast it with a diverse cast of "heroes" including South Korean actor Byung-hun Lee as Billy Rocks and Mexico-born...

Antoine Fuqua: 'My Magnificent Seven Is Not A Film About Diversity In Hollywood'

The filmmaker has reteamed with his Training Day leading man Denzel Washington for the new version of John Sturges' classic 1960 western, and he insists he is not trying to make a statement...

The Magnificent Seven Opens The Toronto International Film Festival

The highly-anticipated movie, a remake of the 1960 Western, is helmed by Southpaw director Antoine Fuqua - who credits TIFF for much of his success. He first attended the festival with 2001 movie Training Day,...

Antoine Fuqua Ready To Lock And Load For Scarface Remake

The Training Day filmmaker is preparing to premiere his reboot of The Magnificent Seven at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival in Canada, and now he is in talks to take charge of...

Antoine Fuqua Drops Out Of Directing Training Day Sequel Series Pilot

The director signed on to take charge of the sequel series, inspired by his hit 2001 movie, earlier this month (Feb16), but he has had to pull out due to a scheduling conflict...

Antoine Fuqua To Direct Pilot For Training Day Sequel Series

Fuqua will direct the pilot episode of the sequel series, based on his hit 2001 movie, and executive produce the project with blockbuster king Jerry Bruckheimer. The new series has snagged Will...

Jake Gyllenhaal Respects Boxing After Making Southpaw

Jake Gyllenhaal ''fell in love with boxing'' on the set of 'Southpaw'.The 34-year-old actor trained as a pugilist for months to play Billy Hope in the new movie because he didn't use a stunt double...

Late Composer James Horner Secretly Scored The Magnificent Seven Remake

The Oscar-winning composer, 61, died in a plane crash in California last month (Jun15), and one of his final pieces for the big screen included the music to Fuqua's upcoming boxing film Southpaw....

Director Antoine Fuqua Trained Alongside Southpaw Star Jake Gyllenhaal

The Brokeback Mountain star spent five months in the gym perfecting his role as a boxer in the film and received help with his conditioning from former mixed martial arts champion David Buglione....

Antoine Fuqua In Talks To Direct Nick Stone Missions Pilot

Executives at movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's production firm, The Weinstein Company, have emerged as the favourites to win the screen rights to MCNab's Nick Stone Missions series, which revolves around the titular former...

Jake Gyllenhaal Has 'Tendency To Cry On Planes'

Jake Gyllenhaal has a ''tendency to cry on planes''.The 'Nightcrawler' actor revealed he sobbed on a jet while reading the script of his latest boxing blockbuster 'Southpaw', but confessed it wasn't a rare occurrence for...

Jake Gyllenhaal's Southpaw Cannes Screening Axed

The Brokeback Mountain star is serving as a member of the competition jury at the French festival and had been due to pull double duty by presenting a preview of his new Antoine...

Sequel Planned For Denzel Washington's The Equalizer

The big screen adaptation of the hit 1980s TV series of the same name raked in almost $200 million (£125 million) at the global box office last year (14), and now Sony executives...

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

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...

Jake Gyllenhaal Joins Let It Snow Cast

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...

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

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....

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

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...

Denzel Washington In Talks To Join The Magnificent Seven Remake

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...

The Most Undiscovered Movies On Netflix

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...

Eminem Quits Boxing Film, Jake Gyllenhaal Replaces Him

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....

Aaron Eckhart Looks For No-nonsense Directors

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...

Gerard Butler Confirmed For Olympus Has Fallen Sequel

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...

Melissa Leo To Star In The Equalizer?

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...

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

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...

Antoine Fuqua Casts Doubt On 24 Movie

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...

Antoine Fuqua: 'Tupac Biopic Is Still On Track'

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...

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

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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