Actress Teresa Palmer Was Relieved When She Was Replaced In Jumper, Because She Had A Terrible Experience On The Film Set.
The Warm Bodies star was just 19 when she landed the role in the time-travelling drama, and she still can't believe what was asked of her as she started shooting with director Doug Liman and stars Hayden Christensen and Samuel L. Jackson.
"There has been things on this movie that were sexist and not professional at all," the Australian actress told Grazia magazine. "I cannot believe, today, that as a 19 year old girl, I was put in such an awful situation.
"It's the biggest relief that I got replaced on this movie. For the two or three months I was attached to it, I could not sleep, I thought I was losing my mind... and I decided to quit and go back to Adelaide."
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Filmmaker Doug Liman Is Nearing A Deal To Step In And Take Charge Of Channing Tatum's Upcoming X-men Spin-off Gambit.
The Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt had previously been attached to the superhero project, but he dropped out in September (15) due to a scheduling conflict, and now The Bourne Identity's Liman is in final talks with studio bosses at Fox as his replacement.
Production had initially been due to begin this month (Nov15), but the shoot is now expected to kick off in March (16), ahead of an October, 2016 release.
Channing will co-produce the movie, in which he will star as Marvel comic book character Remy LeBeau and his mutant alter-ego Gambit, who was previously portrayed by Taylor Kitsch in 2009's X-Men: Origins.
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Tom Cruise has revealed he's desperate to make an 'Edge of Tomorrow' sequel and has already pitched an idea for the film to the director and writer.
Tom Cruise wants to make an 'Edge of Tomorrow' sequel.
The 53-year-old actor - who played Major William Cage in the action-adventure film - has revealed he's already pitched an idea for a follow-up to the writer and director.
He said: ''I pitched it to [Christopher] McQuarrie and Doug [Liman]. We were there one night and I was like, 'I've got an idea for it'.''
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With the American's in love with the beautiful game more than ever before, a remake of 'Escape to Victory' is being planned
‘Escape to Victory’ – or simply ‘Victory’ in U.S – captured two emotive subjects for Americans: war and sport. And now a remake is set to do the same, as Americans take soccer in to their hearts like never before with the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Pele starred in 'Escape to Victory' [Photo: Getty images, credit: Stuart C. Wilson]
The original, starring Michael Caine and Sylvester Stallone, saw the Nazi's arrogance manifest in a Germany v P.O.W football match, with the controlling force assuming it had the game won – an opportunity to embarrass those they had living under horrible conditions.
Doug Liman has entered into negotiations to helm the Warner Bros reboot of classic 1981 movie 'Escape to Victory'.
Doug Liman is in talks to direct a 'Escape to Victory' remake.
The 'Edge Of Tomorrow' director has entered into negotiations to helm the reboot of the 1981 classic cult movie - to be called 'Victory' - which starred Sylvester Stallone.
The World War Two sport drama follows a group of allied prisoners of war as they prepare for a soccer match against the German National Team while French and British officers plot their escape.
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Emily Blunt ended up doing the plank in the middle of a sushi restaurant while exploring how they were going to introduce her character in the 'Edge of Tomorrow'.
Emily Blunt did the plank in the middle of a sushi restaurant while exploring her opening sequence for the 'Edge of Tomorrow'.
The 31-year-old actress, who stars as Rita Vratask in the sci-fi film, revealed the cast and crew were out at lunch working out how to introduce characters when her co-star Christopher 'Kick' Gurry insisted she show director Doug Liman one of her impressive yoga poses which was later incorporated into the film.
Talking to the BBC, she explained: ''We were trying to figure out the best way to introduce the character, so we were all out having sushi, and one of the other characters, one of the members of J-Squad, Kick, just said, 'Em, show Doug [director] that toga move you can do'. I just did in the middle of a sushi restaurant and I remember Doug looking at me like that and going, 'That's it'.''
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Director Doug Liman doesn't take 'no' for an answer and insists ''chaos'' helps him better his work.
Director Doug Liman tries to accomplish the impossible.
The 48-year-old filmmaker managed to get permission to have a military helicopter land in London's iconic Trafalgar Square for his latest film 'Edge of Tomorrow' and insists he only managed to pull that off because he was persistent and refused to take 'no' for an answer.
He told The Times 2 supplement: ''It's easy to propose something outrageous in a pre-production meeting like, 'What about landing a military helicopter in Trafalgar Square?
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The Hollywood actress starred opposite her now-fiance Brad Pitt in the comedy action film, and the director in charge admits the atmosphere became tense following a disagreement with his leading lady.
Liman reveals they both had different opinions about one particular scene, and it caused a spat.
Continue reading: Doug Liman Battled Angelina Jolie On Movie Set
Major William Cage is a soldier who is thrust into an impossible battle when the world is taking over by an advanced and brutal army of aliens called Mimics. He teams up with feisty Special Forces soldier Rita Vrataski but, unsurprisingly, they and the rest of the military force attacking the intergalactic threat are almost immediately wiped out. However, Cage wakes up and finds himself back to where he started having just been recruited, with the deadly battle still ahead of them. When he later dies again in a different way and subsequently re-awakens, he realises that this day will be on a loop presenting him with a unique opportunity to grow stronger and more able to defeat the global enemy with the help of Vrataski as each day passes by.
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Tom Cruise wants Jack Nicholson to star alongside him in 'El Presidente' and doesn't want to do the movie without the 76-year-old actor.
The 51-year-old actor - who plays a Secret Service agent in the upcoming film - and director Doug Liman want to cast screen legend as an alcoholic, womanising, former US president.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the pair visited Nicholson's Hollywood Hills home to persuade him to take the job and Cruise - who worked with Nicholson in 1992's 'A Few Good Men' - won't do the movie without him.
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