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Dev Patel To Star In Blood-Thirsty 'Chippendales' Thriller?


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Dev Patel is reportedly in talks to join Ben Stiller in the cast of the forthcoming biographical thriller 'Chippendales'. But this project, based on the famous group of male strippers, is far from the 'Magic Mike' story you might have hoped for - this is a tale of greed, betrayal and murder.

Dev Patel at the Academy AwardsDev Patel at the Academy Awards

The 27-year-old is allegedly set to play Chippendales founder Steve Banerjee in the new movie, with Ben Stiller as choreographer and tour manager Nick DeNoia. Isaac Adamson is apparently on board to write the script, with the likes of David Permut and Michel Litvak on the production team.

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Dev Patel Is Dating 'Hotel Mumbai' Co-Star Tilda Cobham Hervey


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Dev Patel might not have landed the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor following his appearance in 'Lion', but he has landed a gorgeous new girlfriend. He is currently dating actress Tilda Cobham Hervey who he met on the set of 'Hotel Mumbai' last year.

Dev PatelDev Patel is dating Tilda Cobham Hervey

26-year-old Dev has been seen out and about with the Australian 22-year-old, holding hands and hugging during a walk at Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles and looking thoroughly content. They were also seen at the Weinstein Company's pre-Academy Awards party which took place on Saturday (February 25th 2017) at Montage Beverly Hills (where they were also spotted holding hands and chatting alongside Dev's mother according to E!), and she has even visited him at his Hollywood home.

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Dev Patel at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 27th February 2017

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Dev Patel at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017

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Burberry Slammed After Confusing Dev Patel With Riz Ahmed


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Twitter users have reacted with shock and anger after Burberry's official account posted a photo of Riz Ahmed and mistakenly named him as BAFTA winner Dev Patel. The mistake has since been corrected, but not before it was screenshot multiple times for the world to see.

Dev PatelDev Patel wins the award for Best Supporting Actor

In one of the most cringeworthy gaffes the designer label has ever made, the British fashion house Tweeted their support of 'Lion' star Dev Patel by referencing his navy blue red carpet suit but not putting the right picture in. 'Celebrating the #EEBAFTAs in London this evening, Best Actor in a Supporting Role Winner #DevPatel wears a Burberry custom made navy tuxedo', they wrote, alongside a picture of... Riz Ahmed.

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Nicole Kidman in the press room at the 70th EE British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 12th February 2017

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Dev Patel poses in the winners' room with Felicity Jones at the 70th EE British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 12th February 2017

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Dev Patel and Felicity Jones
Dev Patel and Felicity Jones
Dev Patel and Felicity Jones
Dev Patel and Felicity Jones
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Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel in the winners room at the EE British Academy Film Awards 2017 (BAFTAs) held at the Royal Albert Hall - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 12th February 2017

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Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel
Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel
Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel
Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel

The Man Who Knew Infinity - Clip Trailer


Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar was a mathematical prodigy as a child, his knowledge and understanding of numbers far superseding that of the college-age lodgers that lived in his poverty stricken home in Madras, India. It was no wonder then, that the turn of the 20th century saw him admitted to one of Britain's most prestigious educational institutions; Trinity College, Cambridge. Endorsed by veteran professor G. H. Hardy, Ramanujan left his wife and family in India to follow his dream in England, becoming a mathematical pioneer and inventing innumerable theorems that baffled even the most senior of his peers. Unfortunately, Ramanujan and Hardy didn't make the best of collaborators; while the former strongly believed in his faith and often relied on his own intuition, the latter was deeply atheistic and only focused on definitive, provable fact. Thus, he was frequently quick to point out his Indian protege's mistakes of which there were many, amongst some of the genuine mathematical breakthroughs.

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'Chappie' Star Dev Patel Admits Co-Starring With A Robot Brought Its Challenges


Dev Patel Sharlto Copley Neill Blomkamp Die Antwoord Hugh Jackman Sigourney Weaver

Dev Patel stars in one of the most unusual sci-fi movies of recent years, 'Chappie', in which he plays a celebrated engineer and inventor of a robotic police force. However, communicating with a robot as opposed to another actor was always going to bring its challenges.

Dev Patel in 'Chappie'
Dev Patel stars alongside Sharlto Copley in 'Chappie'

He's probably best known for starring in the Oscar winning Eastern drama 'Slumdog Millionaire', but Dev Patel is no stranger to the sci-fi fantasy genre. In 2010, he appeared in M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Last Airbender', but rather than having to weave around various special effects, this time he was expected to enact scenes with an inanimate object.

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Chappie Review


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This is a terrific small film about artificial intelligence wrapped within a much bigger, less involving action blockbuster. When he's grappling with issues of existence and consciousness, filmmaker Neill Blomkamp has a lot of fascinating things to say. But he also seems unable to resist tipping everything into contrived chaos, adding an unconvincing villain and lots of violent gun battles. It's an awkward mix that might please action movie fans more than those who like to engage their brains.

It's set after 2016, when the Johannesburg police deployed a team of Scout robots to bring order to the gang-ruled streets. This has been a bonanza for the tech company Tetravaal, run by hard-nosed CEO Michelle (Sigourney Weaver), who chose the Scout model, designed by the nerdy Deon (Dev Patel), over a more military-style behemoth called Moose, designed by trigger-happy Vincent (Hugh Jackman). Meanwhile, a low-life trio of offbeat, high-energy thugs (Ninja, Yo-Landi Visser and Jose Pablo Cantillo) decide to crack into the Scout's control system, so they kidnap Deon, inadvertently getting their hands on his newest prototype, the first truly sentient robot. When he's switched on, Chappie (Copley) has a sensitive soul and learns rather too quickly from his captors.

With films like District 9 and Elysium, Blomkamp showed an ability to seamlessly integrate technology with a rough and real story, and the effects work here is remarkable mainly because we never see how they're done. The robots look utterly natural mixing with humans, and Copley's performance is so astonishing that Chappie quickly becomes a hugely sympathetic character, uncannily taking on the traits of the people around him. It also helps that the film's script continually puts Chappie into situations that force us to feel his emotions and, most importantly, his powerful sense of self-preservation. Yes, he wants to live!

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'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Unites Original Starry Cast With Richard Gere


Richard Gere Judi Dench Maggie Smith Bill Nighy Celia Imrie Dev Patel Penelope Wilton

After The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel earned nearly $140 million on its release in 2012, the all-star cast and crew were keen to reassemble for a sequel. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel hits UK cinemas this weekend and arrives in America next week, adding Richard Gere and Tamsin Grieg to a cast that includes Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie, Dev Patel and Penelope Wilton.

Richard Gere and Lillette Dubey in 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'
Richard Gere is a newcomer in 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

For Nighy, the biggest fear during filming was "killing the national treasure that is Dame Judi" while filming a sequence on a scooter. "This is the second time I've been on a motorcycle - the first was the first movie - and it's probably the last," he laughed. "That's enough for my motorcycling career!"

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Review


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A badly under-developed script leaves a fine cast without much to do in this sequel to the 2012 hit. Reuniting in India, the actors find moments of comedy and emotion that help make the film watchable, and the big Bollywood-style finale leaves the audience with a smile on its face. But the simplistic plot-threads never amount to much at all, which leaves the project feeling like a missed opportunity to deepen the characters and push the premise in more interesting directions.

Business at the hotel in Jaipur is booming, so managers Sonny (Dev Patel) and Muriel (Maggie Smith) are looking for investors to expand into a second property. But this distracts Sonny from his upcoming wedding to Sunaina (Tena Desae), and she's not too happy about that. There are also two new guests (Richard Gere and Tamsin Grieg) who may be important. Meanwhile, Evelyn (Judi Dench) is offered a new job just as she realises she might like to pursue a relationship with Douglas (Bill Nighy), whose ex-wife (Penelope Wilton) turns up unexpectedly. Madge (Celia Imrie) is struggling to choose between her many suitors. And Norman and Carol (Ronald Pickup and Diana Hardcastle) are having relationship issues due to their lack of communication.

All of these momentous plots, and a few more, swirl around over the course of about a week, which means that none ever has a chance to develop. It also means that the characters are all so busy with their own stories that they don't interact very much, and what contact they do have feels rather contrived. As a result, the film feels like an awkward mix of disconnected slapstick, farce and melodrama. That said, these high-powered actors can hold together even the flimsiest scene. Dench and Nighy generate some lovely emotional resonance in their contrived storyline, while Smith finds some quiet pathos in Muriel's own journey, even if the filmmakers seem to have forgotten to hire someone to do her costumes, hair and make-up.

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'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Captures Magic Of Its Predecessor


Richard Gere Dev Patel Judi Dench Celia Imrie Maggie Smith

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel had a tough act to follow. Its predecessor remains of the best loved British movies of recent times and its subtle casting, genuinely funny script and heart-warming narrative saw it gross over $130 million on a budget of just $10 million.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold HotelRichard Gere joined the cast for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The sequel - out in cinemas this week - follows the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel) who has his eye on a promising new property now that his Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a success. Judi Dench, Bill Nighty, Celia Imrie and Maggie Smith all return for Second Best, while Richard Gere and Tamsin Greig are among the new arrivals.

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Chappie And His Artificial Intelligence Grace New Trailer


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From the director of the science fiction epics District 9 and Elysium comes Neill Blomkamp's latest trek into an unknown world – CHAPPiE.

ChappieCHAPPiE is the first robot who can think and feel for himself

Every child comes into the world full of promise and Chappie is no exception: he is gifted, special and a prodigy. He's also a robot.

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Dev Patel

Date of birth

23rd April, 1990

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.87


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Dev Patel Movies

Lion Trailer

Lion Trailer

Saroo Brierley has lived a good life with his caring mother and father in Australia,...

The Man Who Knew Infinity - Clip Trailer

The Man Who Knew Infinity - Clip Trailer

Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar was a mathematical prodigy as a child, his knowledge and understanding of...

Chappie Movie Review

Chappie Movie Review

This is a terrific small film about artificial intelligence wrapped within a much bigger, less...

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie Review

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie Review

A badly under-developed script leaves a fine cast without much to do in this sequel...

Chappie Trailer

Chappie Trailer

Mankind has the potential to build wondrous things, yet it also truly fears what it...

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Trailer

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Trailer

Set eight months after the 2012 original film, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel sees...

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie Review

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie Review

Colourful and engaging, this lively comedy-drama gives a handful of mature actors terrific roles to...

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Trailer

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Trailer

Muriel, Evelyn and Jean are just a few of a group of British retirees who...

The Last Airbender Trailer

The Last Airbender Trailer

Watch the trailer for The Last AirbenderAir, Water, Earth and Fire the four elements that...

Slumdog Millionaire Trailer

Slumdog Millionaire Trailer

Watch the trailer for Slumdog Millionaire.Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is a huge show...

Slumdog Millionaire Movie Review

Slumdog Millionaire Movie Review

Slumdog Millionaire, which is based on the novel Q&A by Indian diplomat/novelist Vikas Swarup, could...

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