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Bill Paxton Discovers Familial Link To Texas Founding Father Sam Houston

The Apollo 13 star portrays the man known as "the father of Texas" in the epic TV drama, about the Texas Revolution against Mexico in the 1830s and the rise of the...

Bill Paxton To Play 'Grand Theft Auto' Nemesis In Bbc Drama

Bill Paxton will play Jack Thompson, the attorney who tried to destroy the video games company Rockstar Games in a new series for the BBC. Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe will play Sam Houser, the...

Jake Gyllenhaal Receives High Praise For 'Nightcrawler'

Jake Gyllenhaal's performance in Nightcrawler has been highly praised by critics ahead of the film's US and UK release.Jake Gyllenhaal in Nightcrawler.Read More: Author Claims To Be Son Of Zodiac Killer - Remember The Movie?Nightcrawler...

Wait, Is Tom Cruise's 'Edge Of Tomorrow' The Best Movie Of 2014?

It was bound to be a flop. It had to be a flop. But Tom Cruise's Edge of Tomorrow is emerging as one of the best movies of 2014 and has put a small group...

'Million Dollar Arm' Released: A Home Run For Jon Hamm? [Trailer]

Million Dollar Arm is released today in the USA, bringing Craig Gillespie's take on the remarkable true story of sports coach J.B. Bernstein to life with Mad Men's Jon Hamm in the driving seat alongside...

Bill Paxton To Play Texas Legend Sam Houston In Tv Epic

Apollo 13 star Bill Paxton and Brendan Fraser have joined the all-star cast of new mini-series Texas Rising.The two actors will team up with Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Ray Liotta, Thomas Jane, Olivier Martinez and Chad...

Jake Gyllenhaal Hospitalized On 'Nightcrawler' Set. What's The Movie All About?

Jake Gyllenhaal was briefly hospitalized after punching a mirror on the set of his new movie Nightcrawler on Wednesday morning (November 13, 2013). The actor lost 20 pounds to play a crime reporter in the...

Bill Paxton Recalls Magical Moments With Kennedy Before Assassination

Apollo 13 star Bill Paxton relived the day he spent gazing at President John F. Kennedy, hours before he was assassinated, as part of a U.S. Tv special to mark the upcoming 50th anniversary of...

Us Weekend Box Office: '2 Guns' Shoots Past 'The Smurfs 2' To No.1

2 Guns shoots to the top of the US Weekend Box Office grossing, on its opening weekend, over $27 million.Denzel Washington at the premiere of 2 Guns at the SVA Theatre, New York.2 Guns stars...

'2 Guns' Failures To Fire Up Critics In Early Reviews

2 Guns, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, is due to be released on US cinemas on 2nd August. The film sees a DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer forced to run following their...

Mark Wahlberg Returning To Boston For Special Movie Screening

Actor Mark Wahlberg is returning to his native Boston, Massachusetts with co-star Bill Paxton for a charity screening of his new movie.The Ted star will hold a special viewing of 2 Guns to benefit the...

Denzel Washington And Mark Wahlberg Team Up In '2 Guns' (Trailer)

Ok, so Denzel Washington's push for Oscar glory with 'Flight' didn't quite work out, but he's dusted himself down and got back in the saddle for '2 Guns' - a fairly standard though entertaining looking...

Thunderbirds Are Go! Itv To Remake Classic Children's Tv Series

The Thunderbirds remake has been given the green-light, with ITV and The Hobbit studio in New Zealand teaming up to work on a new instalment of the classic children's television series. A 2015 release date...

History Channel Makes History

The History Channel's Hatfields & McCoys miniseries, starring Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton, managed to make history in its own right this week by setting records for the biggest audience for any non-sports program on...

Kevin Costner Returns To The Small Screen With 'Hatfields And Mccoys'

All eyes in the Usa are undoubtedly going to be on the return of Kevin Costner to TV screens after a long absence, as the star's mini-series 'Hatfields and MCCoys' begins on the History channel...

Bill Paxton Studied Old Civil War Letters For New Miniseries Role

Actor Bill Paxton studied old letters composed by his great-great-grandfather during the Civil War as research for his new historical miniseries Hatfields & Mccoys.Paxton and Kevin Costner play real-life rivals Randall MCCoy and William Anderson...

Bill Paxton Denied Insurance Coverage For Titanic Dive

Titanic star Bill Paxton took a huge risk when he embarked on a deep sea dive to the famed wreck because he was unable to secure life insurance coverage for the trip.Director James Cameron invited...

Paxton Keen To Meet 'Uncle Bill' After Discovering He's A Distant Relative

Former child star Sara Paxton is keen to meet her namesake Bill Paxton after learning he's a distant relative.The Last House on the Left star always noticed a family similarity in the Titanic actor and...

Kevin Costner Takes Cast And Crew To Romania For American Civil War Drama

Kevin Costner, Tom Berenger and Bill Paxton have taken a trip back in time to shoot period drama Hatfields & Mccoys in Romania, even though the real-life tale is set in West Virginia.Costner, who is...

Bill Paxton To Direct Kung Fu?

Thunderbirds star Bill Paxton is set to bring another major TV series to the big screen - he's in talks to direct a movie adaptation of David Carradine's hit show Kung Fu.Black Swan screenwriter John...

Kevin Costner & Bill Paxton To Lead The Hatfields & The Mccoys Epic

Movie cowboys Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton are to play rivals in a new TV mini-series about feuding post-American Civil War families the Hatfields and the MCCoys.Tombstone star Paxton will play Randall MCCoy in the...

Paxton Replaces Quaid In Knockout

BILL PAXTON has stepped in to replace DENNIS QUAID in new movie KNOCKOUT - after the actor dropped out due to "scheduling conflicts."Quaid had been due to tackle a role in Steven Soderbergh's upcoming film,...

Paxton Has Big Plans For Twister Sequel

Actor BILL PAXTON is eager to make a sequel to TWISTER - 14 years after the tornado action film was released.The star has taken a break from Hollywood in recent years to focus on his...

Paxton: 'I'm No Tough Guy'

ALIENS actor BILL PAXTON has laughed off his tough guy reputation - insisting he's nothing like his screen image. The Titanic star has been given the nickname 'Wild-Bill' by his friends and co-stars, despite his...

Paxton 'Sentenced Toys To Death'

American actor BILL PAXTON once shocked his parents by brutally beheading his toys. The Twister star enjoyed playing judge, jury and executioner but admits to being a little harsh in his sentencing. He reveals, "As...

Paxton Bribed Psycho Director

Actor BILL PAXTON was so keen to land the role in PSYCHO lll, he bribed ANTHONY PERKINS with chocolates and a personalised card. Paxton admits he brought gifts to his audition for the 1986...

Chloe Sevigny Misses Nyc

CHLOE SEVIGNY is regretting accepting her role in controversial TV show BIG LOVE, because she was forced to leave her beloved New York City to live in Los Angeles. The BOYS DON'T CRY Oscar-nominee plays...

Tripplehorn Defends Polygamy Drama

Actress JEANNE TRIPPLEHORN has leaped to the defence of controversial TV polygamy drama BIG LOVE, insisting the subject matter is handled perfectly. The WATERWORLD star plays BILL PAXTON's spouse BARB in the series, who live...

Polygamy Drama Causes Mormon Outrage

A new US TV drama series about a man married to three women at the same time has outraged the Mormon Church. BIG LOVE stars BILL PAXTON as a Salt Lake City, Utah, businessman who...

Paxton And Sevigny Furious During Interview

Actors BILL PAXTON and CHLOE SEVIGNY "went ballistic" on Wednesday (08MAR06) after the actress was asked about an explicit sex scene from a previous film on a daytime TV talk show. The two were appearing...

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