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Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur' Doesn't Sell Well In The Box Office


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Guy Ritchie’s new film King Arthur looks like it has become the first major box office flop of the summer, after a highly disappointing showing on its international and American opening weekends.

The fantasy epic movie, directed by the distinctive Ritchie and starring Charlie Hunnam and Jude Law as well as a cameo by David Beckham, was made for an eye-popping total of $175 million on its production budget. However, its combined total from its worldwide opening weekend is said by The Hollywood Reporter to be $43.8 million, which could end translating into a $100 million loss for Warner Bros, the studio behind the movie.

In the United States, where it was presumably hoped that King Arthur would be able to capitalise on the success of ‘Game of Thrones’, it grossed $14.8 million from 3,702 cinemas, according to studio estimates. That figure was only enough to land the film a third-place position in the box office top ten for last weekend.

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Guy Ritchie Wasn't Initially Keen To Cast Charlie Hunnam


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When he began the casting process for his new film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, director Guy Ritchie had a long list of candidates. But Charlie Hunnam wasn't one of them. Meanwhile, Hunnam heard about the project. "I promptly threw my name in the hat," he says, "and Guy threw it back out!" Undaunted, Hunnam took action. "I jumped on a plane and showed up on his doorstep and said, 'Let's have a cup of tea,'" he laughs. "By the end of that cup of tea, I think he decided he quite liked me, so he let me audition and I finally got the job."

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His determination to pursue the role was rooted in his childhood. "I had grown up with the Arthurian legends," Hunnam says. "At the point in my life where I wanted to become an actor, John Boorman's movie Excalibur was one of the films that I found myself watching over and over again. It was a film that I really studied. It captured my imagination. I'm talking about very young - six, seven, eight, when you realise that there is more than just watching the story play out, that there is an actual process behind it."

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Guy Ritchie "Quite Fancies" Directing 'Suicide Squad 2'


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There's certainly no shortage of movies in the pipeline based on fan-favourite characters from the DC Comics universe. This year alone we have 'Wonder Woman' and 'Justice League' hitting the big screen, with plans for 'The Flash', 'Aquaman', 'Cyborg', 'The Batman' and countless others. One that hasn't got too much attention, likely because it's still in its very early stages, is 'Suicide Squad 2'.

The director wishes he could have joined 'Suicide Squad 2'The director wishes he could have joined 'Suicide Squad 2'

One of the rumoured names to direct that film is Guy Ritchie, and judging by some of his recent comments, he was certainly approached about taking the job. Unfortunately however, due to his schedule he won't be able to commit to the sequel, despite being very keen to jump on board.

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King Arthur Legend of the Sword Trailer


Arthur might have an extraordinary destiny, but after his birthright was taken from him at a young age, he has grown up an agent of the streets of Londonium and now the idea that he has royal blood is almost laughable. That is until he manages to unsheath the mighty sword of Excalibur from a stone; a feat that can only be achieved be he who is worthy of the throne. This forces him to make a choice, he can ignore the destiny that is pressing in around him or he can seize it once and for all. He joins the kingdom's resistance and it's there he meets the beautiful Guinevere who encourages him to learn of the power that he wields and defeat the tyrannous Vortigern, avenging his parents and ending his rule for good.

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Madonna Wants To Make Music Forever


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Madonna wants to make music forever.

The 58-year-old pop icon ''can't imagine'' a time in her life when she doesn't want to make songs anymore but has admitted her ex-husband Guy Ritchie couldn't understand why she was so obsessed with her talent and art.

She explained: ''It's inexplicable; it's like breathing, and I can't imagine not doing it. That is one of the arguments I would get into with my ex-husband, who used to say to me, 'But why do you have to do this again? Why do you have to make another record? Why do you have to go on tour? Why do you have to make a movie?' And I'm like, 'Why do I have to explain myself?'

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Madonna Will Give Son Rocco 'The Support He Needs' After Arrest


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Madonna has said she’s standing by son Rocco, after it was reported yesterday he had been arrested for possession of cannabis.

The Sun broke the story that the 16-year-old was picked up by police on September 28, after officers found him with a small amount of the drug, following complaints from his neighbours in Notting Hill.

In a statement to ABC News, Madonna described the incident as "a family matter.”

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Madonna's Son Rocco Ritchie Reportedly Arrested For Cannabis Possession


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Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s son Rocco was reportedly arrested after police found a small amount of cannabis on the 16-year-old.

The arrest was said to have happened in late September, after residents in the teen’s posh Primrose Hill neighbourhood reported him to the police.

According to The Sun, police saw Rocco ‘tossing something away’ as they approached him and noticed traces of cannabis on his clothes.

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Guy Ritchie In Talks With Disney To Direct Live Action 'Aladdin' Re-Make


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British director Guy Ritchie is said to be nearing a deal to take charge of a forthcoming live-action adaptation of Disney’s classic movie Aladdin, according to new reports.

The Hollywood Reporter cited Dan Lin, who helped 48 year old filmmaker Ritchie on his two Sherlock Holmes movies which starred Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, as promising an “ambitious and non-traditional” spin on the 1992 animation, while retaining a large number of the musical elements of the beloved original.

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Madonna Hits Back At Guy Ritchie With Instagram Post


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Madonna has hit back in defiant fashion on social media, following the conclusion of her custody battle with her ex-husband Guy Ritchie over their teenage son Rocco.

The 58 year old pop icon took to her Instagram on Wednesday (September 7th), hours after the news broke that Rocco would continue to live in London with his film director father, and said that a mother sometimes “need to be a b****”, seemingly hitting out at the terms of the agreement.

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Madonna And Guy Ritchie Settle Nine-Month Custody Dispute Over Son Rocco


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After nine months of warring in and out of court, Madonna and Guy Ritchie have finally settled their custody dispute over their teenage son, Rocco.

A court spokesperson in New York said on Wednesday (September 7th) said that the duo had reached a settlement out of court, which was concluded just “hours before” they were both due to attend a court hearing regarding Rocco’s custody, TMZ reported.

The disagreement began back in December 2015 when Rocco, now 16 years old, quit his mother’s world tour after an argument about homework and mobile phones, and went to London to live with his filmmaker father. He then refused to return to Manhattan for Christmas with Madonna, leading to litigation being opened up before Christmas.

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Rupert Grint To Star In TV Re-Make Of 'Snatch'


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Harry Potter star Rupert Grint is to feature in a TV re-make of Guy Ritchie’s hit British gangster film Snatch.

Scottish actor Dougray Scott and ‘Gossip Girl’s Ed Westwick are also set to play prominent roles in the forthcoming series, which is set to be available on Sony’s streaming network Crackle from early 2017.

27 year old Grint, who played Ron Weasley in all eight Harry Potter movies based on JK Rowling’s books, will play a “frustratingly chaotic” character named Charlie Cavendish, according to a press release. He's also set to take on an executive producer's role.

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Yes, Kit Harington Will Be Playing The Villain In New 'Call Of Duty' Game


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Kit Harington has been confirmed as paying the villain in the new Call of Duty game, Infinite Warfare. Rumours that the ‘Game of Thrones’ star had a role in the game started on Thursday (June 9) when a video circulated of him in what looked like a motion capture sphere. Now the news has been officially confirmed and Kit has been revealed as the franchise’s newest villain.

Kit HaringtonKit Harington will play the villain in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.

Infinite Warfare's narrative director, Taylor Kurosaki told Digital Spy: “Kit is an amazing talent, and the consummate pro. Our story is about an epic showdown of opposing forces, and Kit immersed himself into the role and truly became the embodiment of the enemy, the Settlement Defense Front. We can't wait for fans to see Kit play an entirely different  kind of character.”

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Madonna's Son Rocco Spotted In New York, But Custody Battle With Guy Ritchie Is Not Over


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After the best part of six months, it seems as if Madonna’s custody dispute with Guy Ritchie may be nearing an end, as her teenage son Rocco returned to Manhattan this week.

The teenager, who turns 16 in August, was spotted getting coffee with some friends in New York on Tuesday morning (May 31st) before heading to his mother’s apartment. It’s believed to be his first time back in the United States since he quit the Rebel Heart tour in December last year, whereupon he headed to his father’s house in London and had remained there ever since.

MadonnaMadonna's custody battle with Guy Ritchie appears to be drawing to an end

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Guy Ritchie , Jacqui Ainsley - The British Film Institute's LUMINOUS gala dinner held at Guildhall - Arrivals at Guildhall - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 6th October 2015

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Jacqui Ainsley , Guy Ritchie - New York premiere of 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' at The Ziegfeld Theater - Red Carpet Arrivals at Ziegfeld Theater - New York City, United States - Monday 10th August 2015

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Guy Ritchie , Jaqui Ainsley - Film4 Summer Screening - 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E' - People's Premiere held at Somerset House in London at Somerset House - London, United Kingdom - Friday 7th August 2015

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Guy Ritchie , Jacqui Ainsley - Guy Ritchie and Jacqui Ainsley spotted out to dinner at Scott's Restaurant in Mayfair at Scott's Restaurant - London, United Kingdom - Friday 7th August 2015

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Guy Ritchie, Jacqui Ainsley and Rocco Ritchie - Celebrities at the Chiltern Firehouse - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 18th June 2015

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Guy Ritchie and Jude Law - 'Knights of the Round Table:King Arthur' movie filming in Wales - Conwy, United Kingdom - Tuesday 14th April 2015

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The Man From U.N.C.L.E - Teaser Trailer


Throughout the early 1960s, the Cold War was in full swing. Two agents, one from Russia and one from America are at each other's throats throughout the conflict. Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) is a CIA agent, known for his suave and womanising nature. Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) is a KGB known for his brutality and deadly efficiency. When a criminal organisation sprouts from former Nazi soldiers, Russia and America temporarily put aside their differences to find a solution to the problem. Unfortunately, getting the two men (who have made a career out of trying to kill one another) to work together, may not be as easy as it seems.

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First Look At Guy Ritchie's 'The Man From Uncle' [Trailer + Pictures]


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The first trailer for Guy Ritchie's take on the iconic 1960s spy series The Man from U.N.C.L.E has rolled out online and the British filmmaker appears to have made a movie - or at least attempted to make a movie - that is stylish, humorous and action-packed. 

The Man from UNCLEHenry Cavill replaced Tom Cruise in The Man From U.N.C.L.E 

In the big-screen adaptation, Henry Cavill plays Napoleon Solo, a slick American spy who teams up with Russian Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) to stop a rogue organization that is fully nuclear equipped. The duo's only real lead is the daughter of a vanished German scientist who is key to infiltrating the shadowy organization. They now face a race against time to save the world - which just sounds awesome, doesn't it?

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Guy Ritchie and Rocco Ritchie - Shots from the worlds leading organisation for children UNICEF's Halloween Ball which was held at One Mayfair, 13 North Audley Street in London, United Kingdom - Thursday 30th October 2014

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Guy Ritchie and Rocco Ritchie - Shots from the worlds leading organisation for children UNICEF's Halloween Ball which was held at One Mayfair, 13 North Audley Street in London, United Kingdom - Thursday 30th October 2014

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Photographs from the red carpet at the premiere of 'Fury' at the 58th British Film Institute London Film Festival

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Guy Ritchie Mulling Over Jamie Dornan For 'King Arthur' Movies


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Guy Ritchie, the British director behind Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch and the Sherlock Holmes movies, is keen to cast Fifty Shades of Grey actor Jamie Dornan in his forthcoming King Arthur movies. Ritchie wants the Irish actor to take the lead the franchise, according to The Sun.

Jamie DornanJamie Dornan plays Christian Grey in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Ritchie is said to have been "blown away" when he met the 32-year-old actor - which is a bit weird. The filmmaker has been trying to cast Dornan as King Arthur though it's proving difficult given the actor's commitment to three Fifty Shades of Grey movies - the first of which is released on Valentines' Day 2015. 

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Guy Richie - The world premiere of 'The Edge Of Tomorrow' at The IMAX London - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 28th May 2014

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Guy Richie and Jacqui Ainsley - World premiere of 'Edge Of Tomorrow' held at the BFI IMAX - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 28th May 2014

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Madonna To Direct 'Adé: A Love Story' Despite Failure Of 'W.E.'


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It has been revealed that Madonna is to direct another movie, despite the critical and commercial flop of her second directorial work, W.E. The pop star will mark her return to film with Adé: A Love Story, the upcoming adaptation of Rebecca Walker's novel of the same name, according to The Guardian.

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Madonna Is To Direct A New Movie, 'Adé: A Love Story.'

The 'Holiday' singer will be teaming up with producer Bruce Cohen, who was one of the producers of the successful David O Russell film Silver Linings Playbook, and a screenwriter is being sought to adapt the novel. Adé will be the third movie Madonna has directed, her previous projects being the critically-trashed W.E., which explored the life of Wallis Simpson and a researcher delving into the truth of Simpson's romance with King Edward VIII, and 2008's Filth and Wisdom.

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Guy Ritchie, Niall Horan, Shane Filan and Brian McFadden - UFC Fight Night London: Gustafsson vs Manuwa held at The O2 - Celebrity Sightings - London, England, United Kingdom - Saturday 8th March 2014

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Is Guy Ritchie On Track To Make SIX King Arthur Movies?


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Guy Richie is facing a mammoth project, according to Deadline. The British director will be translating the legend of King Arthur onto the big screen; not once, not twice, but six times. The series will be based directly on the eight books of Thomas Mallory's 15th century classic Le Morte d'Arthur.

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This project has been a long-time coming for both Rich and Warner Bros., who paid $2m to acquire the rights to David Dobkin’s Arthur & Lancelot script. Colin Farrell was linked with the role of Lancelot, while Gary Oldman was reportedly chased for Merlin. This project was dropped though.

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A Week In Movies: Cage, Stone And Cuddly Creatures In The Croods, Jim Carrey Features In Kick Ass 2 Trailer While New Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Hits The Web


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The Croods

This week's big global release is the DreamWorks animated prehistoric comedy-adventure The Croods, led by an all-star vocal cast including Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds. Look for a huge push for must-have spin-off merchandise for this one, as it's packed with cuddly creatures. And hope it does well at the box office, because it would make a great franchise too.

Doing the publicity rounds this week, Gerard Butler has been out promoting his new White House thriller Olympus Has Fallen. Flitting between New York and Los Angeles to appear on every chat show possible, it's no wonder that he was somewhat fed-up by the time he reached David Letterman's Manhattan studio. Of course, the paparazzi caught it on camera as he lost his patience with a fan trying to get multiple autographs. But he manages to recovers his usual charm.

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HM's New Skimpy Beckham Ad Sets Pulses Racing


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A semi-naked skimpy Beckham ad will never fail to set pulses racing, but in the new H&M ad, directed by Guy Ritchie, this time around it's the footballer's turn to get his own heart racing. In the ad he's seen chasing a car with his three boys riding in the back, after having had his robe get stuck in the door of the car and get ripped away. Racing through his neighbour's back gardens and onto a road, he sees the car turn a corner. What a shame, Beckham has to stay in his H&M khaki pants. 

Ritchie uses his background in action movies to create a dynamic and fast paced 'short film' which has a clear narrative and makes best use of the beautifully sunny surroundings of LA, as well as all its beautiful people. 

"David is the perfect leading man," the director told Today. "For me, this felt like more than a campaign - it was like directing a short film." 

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Near Naked David Beckham Sprints Through L.A. In Guy Ritchie's H&M Ad (Video)


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It's a big day for fans of David Beckham. It's a huge day for fans of David Beckham's body. Hot on the heels of the confirmation that the British footballer will sign for French side Paris-Saint Germain, Beckham's latest ad for his bodywear range at H&M has emerged online. Directed by Guy Ritchie, the sleek clip sees Beckham running through Los Angeles in his briefs and, well, not much else.

Beckham launched a successful line of undergarments and loungewear in partnership with H&M a year ago and featured in a Super Bowl commercial that saw him in a tank top and boxers. In the new Guy Ritchie commercial, Beckham is seen waving off his kids to school in a dressing gown and slippers. But, what's this? Oh no! He gets his gown trapped in the door of the Land Rover (presumably driven by Victoria), which speeds off to the kids' nearby school. So, instead of phoning his wife and telling her about the funny thing that just happened with the dressing gown and asking her to un-trap it from the door, Beckham decides to sprint after the car, in his boxers!

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Brad Pitt Turns Rastafarian For Interview Magazine


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Brad Pitt appears as both a hitman and Rastafarian for an upcoming feature with Interview magazine. The actor tells the October/November issue that he'd rather be behind the camera than acting and claims to be becoming increasingly picky about the movie roles he accepts

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In conversation with director Guy Ritchie for the magazine, Pitt said of choosing his parts, "I want it to be worthy enough of a story to leave the family, you know? They're everything.The family is first . . . I also don't want to embarrass them." The actor, now 49, spoke of his desire to step behind the camera and it's not hard to envisage Pitt giving up the acting game to try his hand at directing. His roles are certainly becoming more mature, an Oscar-nominated turn in Moneyball, a critically acclaimed turn in 'The Tree of Life' and a recent part in the sharp political thriller 'Killing Them Softly' have established Pitt as one of the finest leading men of his generation, though there's always that underlying impression that if he could, Pitt would direct himself. Though his latest movie has been accused of having a Democratic agenda, the actor, known to be a supporter of President Obama, remained coy on his current political stance, "We're at a particularly ugly time when we're at such a divide in America, but that divide is not there because everyone is trying to figure out what's best for the people.It's there because one side is trying to win out over the other side," he said.

Though Pitt's apocalyptic 'World War Z' is perhaps his most high profile project currently in production, it's Steve McQueen's 'Twelve Years A Slave' that is by far the most exciting. Boasting a mouth-watering cast, also including Michael Fassbender and Benedict Cumberbatch, the film follows a New Yorker who is kidnapped and sold to slavery in the Deep South. The film is set for release in 2013.


'Sherlock Holmes' Director Guy Ritchie To Marry For A Second Time


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Guy Ritchie has proposed to his overjoyed and pregnant new fiancee Jacqui Ainsley. The British director of gritty films such as 'Snatch', 'Revolver' and 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels' proposed to his model girlfriend at Madeo restaurant in LA. The couple were snapped leaving the restaurant with Ainsley sporting an enormous diamond ring, that Ritchie, not-so-subtly angled purposefully toward the cameras.

Ritchie may have taken heed of friend and colleague Brad Pitt's words in a recent interview that Ritchie did with Pitt, in which the film-star said “The family is first” and “they're everything”. His now-fiancee is pregnant with Ritchie's fourth child. The couple have been together since 2010 and already have one child, 13-month-old Rafael. Ritchie's other two children are with international pop-star Madonna, Rocco (12) and their adopted son David (7).

Ritchie has never regretted his marriage to Madonna, which ended after 8 years in 2008. Metro reports him saying “I enjoyed my first marriage. It's definitely not something I regret. The experience was ultimately very positive. I love the kids that came out of it, and I could see no other route to take.”

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Video - Guy Ritchie Deep In Conversation By The Trevi Fountain


English director Guy Ritchie (Lock; Stock and Two Smoking Barrels; RocknRolla; Sherlock Holmes) chats to a friend by the Trevi fountain in Rome. The pair seems deep in conversation but it not known what they were discussing.

Guy is in Italy to promote his new film, Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows. It sees Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law reprise their respective roles as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The pair must stop their arch foe, Professor Moriarty, who they believe has committed murder

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English director Guy Ritchie (Snatch; Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels; RocknRolla) explores the sites of Rome with friends. He stopped to have his picture taken and also went on for some food at a nearby restaurant. The British film director is in town to promote his new movie 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows'.

The sequel to 2009's Sherlock Holmes sees Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law reprise their roles as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson respectively. The film will also star Jared Harris as Professor Moriarty and will be released on December 16th, 2011

Sherlock Holmes Trailer


Arthur Conan Doyle's tales of Sherlock Holmes are known all over the world, both him and his partner Dr. Watson are his most famous characters. In this new film from director Guy Ritchie, a new side to Sherlock Holmes is revealed, one where his fighting skills are just as strong as his celebrated intellect.

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RocknRolla Review


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Here's some good news for Guy Ritchie fans. RocknRolla gives off the impression that the once-heralded filmmaker isn't trying so hard any more to jolt, confuse, stimulate, and entertain his demanding followers. As a result, he delivers his most jolting, confusing, stimulating, and flat-out entertaining picture since Snatch in 2000.

RocknRolla is sexy, fast, loose, smart, and extremely funny. It's crammed with colorful criminals, which Ritchie and cinematographer David Higgs backlight to great effect. It chokes on delightfully screwy schemes, which the director and his editor James Herbert slice, tape, and test drive at breakneck speeds. And that's the key. It keeps moving, hardly caring if you are keeping up.

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50 Facts For Madonna's 50th Birthday


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1. Madonna has appeared in 22 movies.

2. Madonna was named as the best-selling female rock artist of the 20th Century by The Recording Industry Association of America, also being the second best-selling female artist in the US after selling 63 million albums.

3. In 1986, Madonna made her theatrical debut alongside her husband Sean Penn in 'Goose + Tom Tom', as well as appearing with him onscreen in 'Shanghai Surprise' in the same year.

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Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels Review


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Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels has been described as the British Pulp Fiction, and on the surface, that would seem like an accurate depiction. It's got the usual cross-section of characters with witty tongues involved in varied illegal activities, that get themselves into very peculiar situations in which no one really survives unscathed. Nonetheless, the film seems to be missing something that characterized its predecessor. And right now, you're getting the feeling that I'm about to quickly file Lock, Stock as another Tarantino homage/copy-cat crime, but that's not quite it either.

Lock, Stockis in fact, probably the best film since Pulp Fiction in which there are no really good guys. Pulp Fiction, Lock, Stockbegins with what would seem to be a simple story, that quickly careens out of control. In this case, four buddies; Tom, Eddie, Bacon, and Soap, pool their money together to back can't lose Eddie at an unbeknownst-to-them rigged game of cards. Of course they get fleeced, and end up in heavy debt to the local heavy. What follows is a madcap plan to recoup the money by intercepting a heist Eddie has fortuitously discovered his neighbor is carrying out. The interrelation of the problems with the original heist, along with the interception of it by Eddie's gang, and a couple of other local illegal activities result in a frantic circle of destruction.

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Swept Away (2002) Review


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After beginning his career with two frenetic crime films (Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels; Snatch), filmmaker Guy Ritchie has changed his tone in order to make a vanity project. But it's not his vanity at stake, it's that of his wife, super-hyphenate Madonna, in this fairly faithful remake of the lusty, free-wheelin' 1974 Italian film Swept Away. That original, directed by Lina Wertmuller, starred Giancarlo Giannini and Mariangela Melato. This update, a film that Ritchie proves does not need to exist, stars Adriano Giannini (in his father's original role), Madonna, and Madonna's sinewy body.

Sure, hubby puts those super-tight abs and intimidating biceps front-and-center. But he's also forced to put Madonna's acting ability up there as well, and the awful truth is that Madonna is an average actress at best. Being as naturally theatrical as she is (and that's a compliment), she excels at stagy roles, as in Evita, but when it comes to the everyday, she comes across as rather limp.

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Guy Ritchie

Date of birth

10th September, 1968

Occupation

Filmmaker

Sex

Male

Height

1.80


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