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Matthew Mcconaughey Film Booed At Cannes Film Festival

The drama, about a man who travels to Japan's famous Suicide Forest to take his own life, received heckles and boos after it was first shown to movie critics at a press screening...

First Boos And Now Applause For Matthew Mcconaughey's 'Sea Of Trees'

Matthew McConaughey has completely reinvented himself since his shirt-on, shirt-off rom-com days, going on to star in darker and better-received dramas like Killer Joe, the acclaimed TV series True Detective, Christopher Nolan's space epic Interstellar...

Gus Van Sant Lands Cannes Honour

The moviemaker, whose new film The Sea Of Trees is debuting in the Cannes competition, is to receive the Filmmakers Award in honour of his glittering big screen career, which includes winning the...

Gus Van Sant's Sea Of Trees Lands First Big Deal Of Cannes 2015

The movie, starring Matthew MCConaughey, Naomi Watts and Ken Watanabe, is premiering in competition at Cannes and is among the most anticipated screenings at the festival. Lionsgate bosses also snapped up the...

Iggy Pop Designs Charity Guitar

Iggy Pop, Michael Stipe and Matt Bellamy have designed guitars for charity.The musical trio are among a host of famous faces - which also includes Eurythmics star Dave Stewart, former Cure guitarist Pearl Thompson, film...

Naomi Watts For Demolition?

Naomi Watts in talks to star in 'Demolition'. 'The Impossible' actress is in negotiations to appear alongside Jake Gyllenhaal in the upcoming drama, which is to be directed by 'Dallas Buyers Club' filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallee,...

Emma Roberts And Zachary Quinto For Michael

Emma Roberts and Zachary Quinto have joined the cast of 'Michael'.The 23-year-old actress and the 'Heroes' star will join James Franco in the upcoming drama about an anti-gay pastor who was once gay himself, Variety...

James Franco To Portray Michael Glatze In Gus Van Sant Film

James Franco is set to portray another gay character in a new movie by Milk director Gus Van Sant, according to a U.S. report.The actor will portray Michael Glatze, a prolific gay rights activist who...

James Franco Stars As Gay Activist In New Film

James Franco will play a gay activist in a biopic on Michael Glatze.The 35-year-old actor - who is currently starring in Broadway's 'Of Mice and Men' - will help tell the story of the co-founder...

Matthew Mcconaughey Cast In Sea Of Trees

Matthew McConaughey will star in 'Sea Of Trees'.The 44-year-old actor has been cast as a suicidal American who becomes friends with a Japanese man, played by Ken Watanabe, who is lost near Mount Fuji, which...

Hollywood Filmmakers Teaming Up To Direct Ten Commandments Series

Moviemakers Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels and Wes Craven are set to direct a 10-part mini-series inspired by the Ten Commandments.The trio will team up with Jim Sheridan and Michael Cera to each direct one...

Milk Director And Screenwriter Refusing To Avoid Russian Gay Festival

Milk director Gus Van Sant and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black are refusing to abandon plans to attend Russia's St. Petersburg’s Bok o Bok festival amid bomb threats linked to the event.The filmmakers are booked to...

Darren Aronofsky Turned Down Fifty Shades Of Grey

Darren Aronofsky reportedly turned down 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.The Oscar-nominated 'Black Swan' director was offered the opportunity to bring E.L. James' saucy novel to life on the big screen but rejected movie studio Universal's offer,...

Joe Wright To Direct Fifty Shades Of Grey?

Joe Wright is being considered to direct 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.The 'Anna Karenina' director is a ''strong contender'' to helm the big screen adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel, which will be produced by Universal...

Alex Pettyfer Films Fifty Shades Of Grey Test Scene

Filmmaker Gus Van Sant has enlisted Magic Mike star Alex Pettyfer to film a test sex scene for the upcoming Fifty Shades Of Grey movie.The director reportedly shot steamy sample footage to the show's producers...

Gus Van Sant And Alex Pettyfer's Fifty Shades Demo

Gus Van Sant has directed a 'Fifty Shades of Grey' sex scene starring Alex Pettyfer.The 'Milk' director - who is one of the filmmakers being considered to direct the big screen adaptation of E.L. James'...

James Franco: Serious Image Is 'Draining'

James Franco thinks being serious is ''draining''.The 34-year-old actor - who is also an accomplished author, artist and university lecturer - admits trying to impress the public is tiring and he has now decided to...

Gus Van Sant To Direct Fifty Shades Of Grey? James Franco Lets Rumour Slip

James Franco may have let slip who’s on board to direct Fifty Shades of Grey. The actor was speaking to the Sunday Times at the Sundance Festival and revealed that he was under the impression...

Josh Brolin Cast In Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

Josh Brolin will play the lead in 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'.The Oscar-nominated actor has been cast as central character Dwight McCarthy in co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's prequel to 2005 blockbuster...

Hot Tickets - Us Movie Releases - Did We Need Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3d? Opinion Divided By Matt Damon's Promised Land

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Django Unchained are riding high at the top of the US box office charts and as the movie industry lurches slowly into the new year, it’s likely that they’ll...

Matt Damon Chose Kids Over Directorial Debut

Matt Damon decided not to direct 'Promised Land' to spend more time with his kids. The father-of-four was due to make his directorial debut in the forthcoming drama movie - which he stars in alongside...

Matt Damon's 'Promised Land' Flops With Reviewers, But Why?

Matt Damon rarely makes a bad film, but with a 49% rotten rating on review aggregator, Rotten Tomatoes, something has clearly gone wrong for his latest movie Promised Land. Promised Land is about 'Fracking', which...

Matt Damon Praises Promised Land Co-writer

Matt Damon has compared his 'Promised Land' co-writer to Ben Affleck.The 42-year-old actor thinks John Krasinski - who also stars in the eco-warrior drama alongside Matt - is ''incredibly'' clever and reminded him of working...

George Clooney Wants Matt Damon For The Monuments Men Role

George Clooney wants Matt Damon to star in 'The Monuments Men'. The Hollywood actor is roping in his old friend and 'Oceans Eleven' co-star Matt for a role in his new World War II period...

Gus Van Sant Signs Up For The Canyons

Moviemaker Gus Van Sant has stepped in front of the camera to film a cameo in Lindsay Lohan's new movie The Canyons.The Oscar-nominated Milk director will appear alongside real-life X-rated actor James Deen in a...

Chad Everett, Medical Center Actor, Dies Aged 75

The actor Chad Everett has died, aged 75, Fox News reports today. He starred in the 1970s TV series 'Medical Centre' before going on to feature in 'Mulholland Drive' and 'Melrose Place.' His daughter confirmed...

Kiefer Sutherland Turned Down My Own Private Idaho To Go Skiing

Kiefer Sutherland turned down the chance to star in Gus Van Sant's 1991 movie My Own Private Idaho because he didn't want to cancel his skiing holiday.The 24 star has revealed movie bosses offered him...

Taylor Lautner Not Confirmed To Appear In Gus Van Sant Movie

Taylor Lautner is not planning to start filming a small-budget movie, directed by Gus Van Sant. After rumours that TAYLOR LAUNTER was going to star in a boxing movie this week, the Twilight star has...

Taylor Lautner And Gus Van Sant For Unlikely Indie Flick

Taylor Lautner, the American actor best known for playing Jacob Black in the blockbuster Twilight franchise, is turning his attention to the indie scene after joining Gus Van Sant's as-yet-untitled low budget movie.According to the...

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