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Jonah Hill Joins Joaquin Phoenix Movie

Jonah Hill will co-star in 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot', with Joaquin Phoenix. Joaquin will star in the Gus Van Sant directed movie about quadriplegic cartoonist John Callahan, whose works were somewhat...

Joaquin Phoenix And Gus Van Sant Tackling John Callahan Biopic

The Walk The Line actor is attached to star in Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, an adaptation of Callahan’s 1980 memoir, reports Variety. Callahan was a controversial and influential cartoonist whose work...

Joaquin Phoenix In Talks For John Callahan Role

Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to play cartoonist John Callahan in a new movie. The 42-year-old actor looks set to team up with director Gus Van Sant once again on the forthcoming film, 'Don't Worry,...

Minnie Driver: Producers Said I Wasn't 'Hot Enough' For Good Will Hunting

Minnie Driver was told she wasn't ''hot enough'' to star in 'Good Will Hunting'.The 46-year-old actress was nearly rejected for the part of Skylar in the 1997 movie - which also stars Ben Affleck, Matt...

Matthew Mcconaughey's The Sea Of Trees Flops At Box Office

The American actor's movie, The Sea of Trees, opened at just one cinema in the United States. And according to figures released by Box Office Mojo, it has taken a mere $2,730 (£2,000) in its...

Gus Van Sant's The Sea Of Trees Set For Us Release

The film's star Matthew McConaughey doesn't mind how people react. "I would say, real simply, anyone has as much right to boo as they do to ovate." In the film, McConaughey plays Arthur, a man...

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...

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