Paul Bettany

Biography

Paul Bettany, 33, was born in London on May 27, 1971. His father, Thane Bettany, was a drama teacher and actor, while his mother worked as a school secretary. At first, Paul seemed to have little ambition for anything. He didn't like school, and never finished a book until he was nineteen. He did develop an interest in music, teaching himself the guitar, which he still plays.

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Transcendence

25th April 2014 -

 Movie Review

Far too slow-paced to work as a thriller and too shallow to properly challenge us as science fiction, this film is unlikely to please many audience members. That isn't to say that it's unwatchable: it...

'Transcendence' Passed Over For Critics' Praise: What's Wrong With Johnny Depp's First Sci-Fi?

17th April 2014 -

 News

Johnny Depp's new science fiction thriller Transcendence isn't even out yet in most countries but box office prospects are looking shaky for its upcoming debut weekend. With its intriguing premise and dark moral message, the...

Johnny Depp Promotes 'Transcendence', But Attention Turns to 'Black Mass'

8th April 2014 -

 News

Johnny Depp has begun his promotional tour for his new science fiction thriller Transcendance, which opens on April 18. However, journalists appear to be more concerned with another of the actor's upcoming projects, Black Mass...

Russell Crowe And Onscreen Wife Jennifer Connelly Snapped At NY Premiere Of 'Noah' - Part 3

28th March 2014 -

 Footage

Russell Crowe, the leading man of biblical epic 'Noah', is snapped on the red carpet on his arrival at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York for the movie's premiere alongside his onscreen wife Jennifer Connelly...

Johnny Depp's Upcoming Mortdecai: What You Need To Know

19th March 2014 -

 News

Are you ready to see a blonde Johnny Depp indulge in a bit of crime and shady art-dealing? Well you better be. Filming of Depp's new movie 'Mortdecai' is well underway in London, so it's...

'Transcendence': Johnny Depp Sci-Fi Thriller Is A Technological Cautionary Tale [Trailer + Pictures]

17th March 2014 -

 News

The full-length trailer has been released for the upcoming Johnny Depp sci-fi thriller, Transcendence. Directed by Wally Pfister ('Inception,' 'The Dark Knight'), the film pushes the boundaries of human innovation to bring us a chilling...

Transcendence

17th March 2014 -

 Video

Computer genius Will Caster is involved in a technological program exploring the world-changing possibilities of artificial intelligence. Their goal is to create a machine that will have knowledge beyond the minds of human beings collectively,...

Paul Bettany Cast As Vision: What Does It Mean For 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'?

7th February 2014 -

 News

With Variety confirming the Paul Bettany, Avengers 2 casting - as The Vision - the upcoming Marvel movie looks to be taking shape pretty decently. However Bettany's casting as the Vision does leave us with...

Johnny Depp's New Sci-Fi Thriller 'Transcendence' Trailer Drops [Trailer]

23rd December 2013 -

 News

Johnny Depp is to undergo a cinematic transformation once again for new sci-fi thriller Transcendence. Directed by Wally Pfister, whose credits include Inception and The Prestige, the movie will star Depp as a scientist whose...

Transcendence

23rd December 2013 -

 Video

Will Caster is a computer scientist researching technology into the possibilities of artificial intelligence. After a gripping seminar where he described his desire to create a machine with not only an intelligence that exceeds human...

Blood

31st May 2013 -

 Movie Review

Finely detailed acting and stylish direction are somewhat undermined by a script that can't resist overstating its moral themes. Without any sense of ambiguity, we are never able to engage with the dilemma facing the...

Jennifer Connelly accepted sexual roles to prove herself

20th May 2013 -

 News

Jennifer Connelly claims you have to do ''more sexual parts to prove yourself'' as an actor. The 42-year-old actress first entered the acting business when she was just 10 and admits making the transition from...

Iron Man 3

26th April 2013 -

 Movie Review

Changing the writer and director for this third Iron Man movie turns out to be the best thing that could have happened, because Shane Black is a much more focussed filmmaker, and he gives this...

Iron Man 3

6th March 2013 -

 Video

Tony Stark may have the woman of his dreams, the technological skills of a genius and the ability to save the world from the occasional threatening force, but he's starting to realise that he's not...

Iron Man 3

5th February 2013 -

 Video

Tony Stark may be Iron Man, but he's feeling less than unbreakable these days. Plagued by nightmares and guilty feelings, he is forced to doubt himself and his ability to protect himself and the ones...

Iron Man 3

23rd October 2012 -

 Video

Tony Stark may be Iron Man, but he's feeling less than unbreakable these days. Plagued by nightmares and guilty feelings, he is forced to doubt himself and his ability to protect himself and the ones...

‘This Is Robbery’: Paul Bettany on Playing Iron Man’s Computer, Jarvis

22nd October 2012 -

 News

Paul Bettany might be the voice of Iron Man’s computer, Jarvis, but he has never seen any of the Iron Man films, he claims.In an interview with Digital Spy, the actor, who is promoting his...

The Avengers

2nd March 2012 -

 Video

Nick Fury is the director of law enforcement and espionage agency S.H.I.E.L.D, which deals with superhuman threats. One day, an unexpected enemy targets global security and safety. The enemy turns out to be Loki, who...

The Avengers

8th February 2012 -

 Video

Nick Fury is the director of law enforcement and espionage agency S.H.I.E.L.D, which deals with superhuman threats. One day, an unexpected enemy targets global security and safety. The problem is made known to Nick, who...

Can Demi Moore Rescue Her Career In 2012?

4th January 2012 -

 News

At her peak in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Demi Moore's career seemed to be unstoppable. After appearing in a string of globally successful blockbuster movies from 1990's Ghost to 1994's Disclosure, Moore was...

The Avengers

11th October 2011 -

 Video

Nick Fury is the director of S.H.I.E.L.D, a law enforcement and espionage agency that deals with threats that can be perceived as superhuman. One such threat is made known to him one day, when an...

Priests

19th January 2011 -

 Video

In an alternate world, the earth looks like a very different place, its land ruined from years of battling against an evil vampire race that seeks to take over as the ruling species keeps on...

The Tourist

20th September 2010 -

 Video

Most people wouldn't travel to Venice Italy - considered by many to be one of the most romantic cities in the world - to cure a broken heart, but Frank feels it's just the place...

Bettany 'Too Boring' For Social Networking

5th March 2010 -

 News

British actor PAUL BETTANY refuses to use social networking websites because he can't understand why stars update fans with the mundane details of their life.The Da Vinci Code star, who is married to actress Jennifer...

Legion

18th February 2010 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for LegionThe Apocalypse is coming, the human race seems intent in destroying itself and what lies ahead is full of horror. Charlie is a heavily pregnant waitress, who works in a diner...

Iron Man 2

21st December 2009 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for Iron Man 2.Picking up where the first film left us, the world is now aware that millionaire businessman Tony Stark is superhero Iron Man. Stark faces constant pressure from the US...

Creation

6th October 2009 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for Creation Creation is the story of how Charles Darwin's study 'The Origin of Species' came to be. The story follows the life of Charles and his family. His wife was deeply...

The Young Victoria

16th March 2009 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for The Young Victoria.The story of Queen Victoria is well documented but not much is said about her life before she took the throne or her early years before marriage to Albert.One...

The Secret Life Of Bees

3rd December 2008 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for The Secret Life Of BeesThe Secret Life Of Bees is based on the book by Sue Monk Kidd. The story is set in Civil Rights era South Carolina, Lily Owens is...

Firewall

10th March 2006 -

 Movie Review

There is now practically a subgenre of films in which the protagonist's family is kidnapped and the bad guys use that leverage to get him or her to perform some misdeed. Nick of Time, Hostage,...

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