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Jodie Foster Didn't Plan On Casting Jack O'connell

The Unbroken actor was cast as Kyle Budwell, a disgruntled investor who takes financial tips from TV show host Lee Gates (George Clooney), and takes him hostage after losing his life savings on...

Julia Roberts: 'Shooting Money Monster Was Like Watching A Play'

The 48-year-old actress stars as television director Patty Fenn in the movie, which sees George Clooney portray financial guru Lee Gates, who is taken hostage by Jack O'Connell's Kyle Budwell. Julia's role in the film...

Jack O'connell Has No Dental Dilemma When It Comes To His Teeth

Despite his protestations, British actor Jack is making waves across the pond, starring opposite A-listers like George Clooney and being directed by Angelina Jolie.It was Angelina flick Unbroken that launched the 25-year-old stateside, but the...

Jack O'connell To Play Snooker Ace Onstage

The Nap will be performed at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England, which has hosted snooker's annual world championship since 1977. Unbroken star O'Connell will portray a talented but troubled young cueman...

Jack O'connell And Nicholas Hoult Tapped For Beatles Manager Biopic

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom filmmaker Justin Chadwick is in talks to direct A Life In The Day from a script by Tony Gittelson, with the two young actors expressing interest in tackling...

Jack O'connell: I Don't Want To Be A Bad Boy

Jack O'Connell doesn't want to be labelled as a bad boy.The 'Unbroken' actor - who rose to fame starring as a teenage troublemaker in drama series 'Skins' - is worried about ''hindering his future'' with...

Sam Smith Solo Artist Of The Year At Gq Men Of The Year Awards

Sam Smith was named Ciroc Solo Artist of the Year at the GQ Men of the Year Awards 2015 last night (08.09.15).The 'Stay With Me' hitmaker revealed he was in the mood to celebrate as...

Jack O'connell Not 'Super Excited' About Kanye West Headlining Glastonbury

Jack O'Connell isn't ''super excited'' about seeing Kanye West perform at Glastonbury Festival.The 'Unbroken' star has admitted he feels as though he has to watch the 'Only One' hitmaker take to the Pyramid Stage tomorrow...

George Clooney Is Football Fan

George Clooney is a Derby County FC fan.The 54-year-old actor is currently working on thriller movie, 'Money Monster', and has garnered a keen interest in the football team after spending time with co-star Jack O'Connell...

George Clooney Dons A Suicide Vest On The Set Of Tense Thriller 'Money Monster' [Photos]

Snaps from the set of George Clooney's upcoming thriller 'Money Monster' in New York gave a startling sneak peak into the movie's plot as we see the Academy Award winning actor strapped up in a...

Angelina Jolie Prefers Directing To Acting

Angelina Jolie prefers directing to acting.The 39-year-old star, who helmed the biographical war drama film 'Unbroken' in 2014, has revealed she finds directing to be a more rewarding experience than appearing in front of the...

Jack O'connell Cast In Money Monster

Jack O'Connell is to star alongside George Clooney in 'Money Monster'.The 24-year-old actor, who recently appeared in the Angelina Jolie-directed movie 'Unbroken', admits he couldn't pass up the opportunity to star alongside the Hollywood icon,...

Jack O'connell Wins Bafta Rising Star Award After Acclaimed Role In 'Unbroken'

Jack O'Connell was awarded with the Rising Star Award at Sunday evening's (Feb 8th) EE British Academy Film Awards after his starring role in Angelina Jolie's latest directorial effort, the WWII movie 'Unbroken.'O'Connell with his...

Jack O'connell: Being Working-class Drove Me To Act

Jack O'Connell thinks being ''working-class'' drove him to become an actor.The 'Unbroken' star - who was directed by Angelina Jolie in the movie - has revealed that the ''arduous adversities'' he faced when he was...

Jack O'connell: Unbroken Made Me Less Selfish

Jack O'Connell learned to be less selfish making 'Unbroken'.The 26-year-old actor lived on 400 calories a day and lost 30lbs to play Olympian and prisoner of war Louis Zamperini in the biopic and says his...

Angelina Jolie Organised Helicopter For Jack O'connell

Angelina Jolie chartered a helicopter so Jack O'Connell could visit a terminally ill friend.The 24-year-old actor was preparing to star in her movie 'Unbroken' when he learned his pal didn't have long left to live...

Angelina Jolie 'Hurt' By Golden Globes Snub

Angelina Jolie felt ''hurt'' by Golden Globes snub.The 39-year-old actress was feeling ''upset'' on Sunday evening (11.01.15) as she missed the prestigious awards ceremony in Los Angeles, still reeling over 'Unbroken's exclusion from the extensive...

Bafta 2015 Nominations Reveal Secrets Of Awards Season

Friday morning's British Academy Film Awards nominations show the predicted Bafta love for home-grown movies like 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Theory of Everything', but were even more notable for who was missing from the...

Jack O'connell Makes Modelling Debut

Jack O'Connell has made his modelling debut for Prada.The 'Unbroken' star has been cast alongside actors Ethan Hawke, Ansel Elgor and Miles Teller for the luxury label's spring/summer 2015 men's campaign.The 24-year-old actor - who...

Jack O'connell And Margot Robbie Up For Ee Bafta Rising Star Award

Jack O'Connell and Margot Robbie have been nominated for this year's EE BAFTA Rising Star Award.The two stars are among the five short-listed actors announced today (07.01.14) to be up for the prestigious prize.Margot and...

Shailene Woodley, Jack O'connell And Margot Robbie Among Nominees For Bafta Rising Star Award

Shailene Woodley, Jack O'Connell and Margot Robbie will all be battling it out for this year’s BAFTA Rising Star award, along with Miles Teller and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. The recipient will be announced during the BAFTA...

Jack O'connell's Accent Baffled Miyavi On Unbroken Set

Jack O'connell's heavy regional accent left his Japanese co-star Miyavi struggling to understand him on the set of Angelina Jolie's film Unbroken.British actor O'Connell spoke with an American accent to play World War Ii hero...

Angelina Jolie: We're Not Alone In The World

Angelina Jolie believes people are ''not alone in the world''.The 39-year-old actress-and-director began to embrace her spiritual side after getting to know Louis Zamperini - the American prisoner of war survivor and Olympian who is...

"Battle Of The Five Armies" Dominates Box Office Early On, With "Unbroken" Following Closely

What does it say about the Christmas season that a true-to-life war story has topped a fairytale musical adventure at the box office? I’m talking, of course, about the Angelina Jolie-directed, Jack O’Connell starrer Unbroken,...

Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' Opens To Massive Numbers On Xmas Eve

We'd all but discounted Angelina Jolie's Unbroken from the Oscars race after a set of middling reviews but if there's one thing the Academy likes it's a successful box-office biopic and Jolie's tale of triumph...

Miyavi Plays A Sadistic Prison Guard In 'Unbroken', But What Do We Know About The Japanese Musician Turned Actor?

Relatively unknown in the Western world but most certainly a major star in Japan, musician Miyavi (AKA Takamasa Ishihara) has been thrown into the centre of the Hollywood film industry owing to his role in...

Angelina Jolie's Unbroken Diet

Angelina Jolie ''didn't eat much'' on the set of 'Unbroken'.The 39-year-old actress - who directed the biographical drama about World War II hero, Louis Zamperini - ate like the cast members who played prisoners of...

Unbroken's Release Mere Days Away, So What Are Critics Saying About Angelina Jolie's Beloved Zamperini Biopic?

The reviews are in for Unbroken and the film, directed by Academy Award winning actress Angelina Jolie, has received a mixed reception from critics ahead of its release on Christmas Day in the US and...

Jack O'connell's Accent Snub

Jack O'Connell was asked to speak in a different accent when he met Louis Zamperini for the first time. The British actor - who hails from Derby - was asked to speak in an American...

Jack O'connell Reveals Brad Pitt Helped Him Prepare For Unbroken Role

Jack O'Connell lent a Dictaphone off Brad Pitt so he could prepare for 'Unbroken'.The 24-year-old actor stars in the Angelina Jolie-directed war drama based on the life of Louis Zamperini - an American World War...

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