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Michael Fassbender Says Assassin's Creed Was Too Serious

Michael Fassbender believes 'Assassin's Creed' was unpopular with critics because it ''took itself too seriously''.The 40-year-old actor starred as leading man Cal Lynch in the 2016 movie adaptation of the popular video game series, but...

Domhnall Gleeson Wants Big Screen Reunion With Margot Robbie

Domhnall Gleeson wants to work with Margot Robbie again.The two actors have worked together on two movies - 'About Time' and 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' - and are set to star alongside each other in the...

Michael Fassbender's Been Waiting Since He Was 16 To Work With Brendan Gleeson

Getting to meet your heroes as an actor must be one hell of a job perk, though not as much as getting to work with said hero on a movie project. For Michael Fassbender, he...

Michael Fassbender Hopes 'Trespass Against Us' Will Provoke Discussion

Michael Fassbender took the time to speak about his lead role in the upcoming film Trespass Against Us.The film, which also stars Brendan Gleeson, Rory Kinnear and Sean Harris, made its world premiere at the...

Hugh Grant And Brendan Gleeson Added To Paddington 2 Cast

Production has begun on the follow up to the popular 2014 film, with original cast members Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris and Samuel Joslin all returning for another...

Hugh Grant To Play Vain, Washed-up Actor In 'Paddington' Sequel

Hugh Grant has joined the cast of sequel Paddington 2, playing a vain, past-his-prime actor, who becomes a neighbour of the beloved bear.Grant will be joined by fellow new cast addition Brendan Gleeson, who’ll play...

Hugh Grant And Brendan Gleeson Join Paddington 2

Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson have joined the cast of 'Paddington 2'.The 'Notting Hill' star and the Emmy Award-winning Irish actor have been added to the sequel to the 2014 children's film about Peruvian stowaway...

Brendan Gleeson To Play Michael Fassbender's Dad

Jeremy Irons has also been cast as the father of Marion Cotillard's character. Fassbender and Cotillard will reteam with their MACbeth director Justin Kurzel for the action film. The actor previously...

Kim Cattrall Doesn't Understand Attraction Of Jamie Dornan

Kim Cattrall doesn't find Jamie Dornan sexy.The 32-year-old actor starred in the much-anticipated '50 Shades of Grey' movie based on the novels by author E.L. James, but Cattrall, 58, has confessed she doesn't understand the...

Kim Cattrall: Jamie Dornan Isn't Sexy

Kim Cattrall doesn't think Jamie Dornan is sexy.The 58-year-old actress admits she doesn't understand the appeal of the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' hunk because she thinks he looks like a ''young boy''.Speaking of the 32-year-old...

Domhnall Gleeson Hadn't Seen Original Star Wars Films Until Casting

Domhnall Gleeson hadn't seen the original 'Star Wars' films before he was cast in the new movie.The 31-year-old actor, who's previously appeared in 'Unbroken' and 'True Grit', has been cast in the JJ Abrams-directed 'Star...

Benedict Reveals Proposal Was 2014 Highlight

Benedict Cumberbatch says his engagement is his ''most important thing of 2014.''The 'Imitation Game' star popped the question to his long-term girlfriend Sophie Hunter earlier this year, and admitted the decision to spend the rest...

Brendan Gleeson To Play Angry Paraplegic In New Drama

Harry Potter star Brendan Gleeson is set to play a crime-solving paraplegic in writer/director John Michael Mcdonaugh's next movie.The Irish star will reteam with his Calvary director for The Lame Shall Enter First. MCDonaugh...

'Edge Of Tomorrow' May Be Recycled, But It's Not Rubbish

Fancy an action blockbuster this weekend? Doug Liman's hotly anticipated new sci-fi action epic Edge of Tomorrow finally sees its US release today and is set for a monster opening. Well, the critical winds are...

Brendan Gleeson Tries To Charm The Doctor In 'The Grand Seduction' [Trailer]

With one darkly comic Irish film already receiving rave reviews, Brendan Gleeson is starring in a lightly comic Canadian one, which, by the looks of the trailer, will have exactly the same effect. Taylor Kitsch...

For Brendan Gleeson, His Role In 'Calvary' Was Mental Grind

Brendan Gleeson has admitted that he found it difficult to switch between normal life and the harrowed, good natures priest he portrays in the critically acclaimed Calvary.Brendan Gleeson and Kelly Rielly star in 'Calvary'A good...

'Calvary' Rises To The Challenge Of Tackling Religion On Film

After teaming up for the hit Irish action-comedy The Guard, actor Brendan Gleeson and writer-director John Michael McDonagh made the unexpected decision to set their next film around a priest.Brendan Gleeson [L] and Kelly Reilly...

Is Brendan Gleeson's 'Calvary' The Best Movie Of 2014?

John Michael McDonagh's Calvary is an early contender for best independent movie of the year, while Brendan Gleeson's lead performance as a good priest facing a death threat is perhaps unrivalled as the year's finest.Brendan...

Calvary Reviews: Michael Mcdonagh's Film About A 'Good Priest' Impresses The Critics

Michael McDonagh wrote ‘Calvary’ while filming ‘The Guard’ with Brendan Gleeson towards the end of 2009. Almost five years later, the black Irish comedy is hitting cinemas in the U.K, and ahead of that release,...

Brendan Gleeson To Compete Against His Son At Ifta Awards

Father and son Brendan Gleeson and Domhnall Gleeson are set to go head-to-head for the Best Actor prize at this year's (14) Irish Film and Television Awards (Iftas).Gleeson senior has been nominated for his role...

A Week In Movies: Sag And Globe Nominations, The Stars Hit Europe, Big Sci-fi Trailers Debut...

As we move properly into awards season, films are jostling to be the frontrunner. This week saw nominations announced by the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild, two key awards in the run-up to...

New Dark Comedy 'Calvary' Features A Stellar Irish Cast [Trailer + Pictures]

The trailer for dark Irish drama Calvary (with black comedy twists) has hit the net, giving us a better look at John Michael McDonagh’s follow up to The Guard. Featuring an immensely talented cast, weaved...

Brendan Gleeson To Tour With Folk Band

Harry Potter star Brendan Gleeson is embarking on a tour of his native Ireland in January (14) with his new folk band.The veteran actor, who played Alastor 'Mad-Eye' Moody in the Potter films, is an...

Chris Hemsworth And Family Rescued

Chris Hemsworth and his family were rescued off the coast of the Canary Islands when their catamaran ran into trouble yesterday (24.11.13).The 'Thor: The Dark World' star was with his pregnant wife Elsa Pataky and...

Britney Spears' Goes 'Oo La La' For 'The Smurfs 2' Movie

Britney Spears latest music video for 'Oo La La' premiered on Thursday (11th July). The pop singer's latest musical contribution is in collaboration with The Smurfs 2 movie. The video features the singer and her...

Brendan Gleeson Joins In The Heart Of The Sea

Brendan Gleeson will join Chris Hemsworth in 'In the Heart of the Sea'.The 'In Bruges' actor has signed on to star opposite the Hollywood heartthrob in Ron Howard's upcoming action film, based on the true...

Brendan Gleeson To Play Marvin Gaye's Belgian Pal In Biopic

Irish actor Brendan Gleeson and S. Epatha Merkerson have joined the cast of director Julien Temple's much-anticipated Marvin Gaye biopic.The film, which stars Jesse L. Martin as the tragic soul legend, was recently picked up...

Brendan Gleeson Unsure Of How To Play Pirates Character

Brendan Gleeson had no idea of how to play his 'Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists' character.The 57-year-old Irish actor lends his voice to the part of The Pirate With Gout in the animated movie,...

Vera Farmiga's Praise For Gleeson

Vera Farmiga loved improvising with Brendan Gleeson in 'Safe House'. The American actress stars as CIA operative Catherine Linklater in the movie alongside Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington but admitted it was Irish actor Brendan,...

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