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We don't have a biography for Javier Bardem just yet, but check out some of his most popular news articles here: Bardem and Penelope Cruz surprised celebrity news sites everywhere when they were married in a secret ceremony in 2010. Their marriage came after 3 years of dating.



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Everything You Need To Know About 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge'


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Jack Sparrow's latest adventure 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge' is on the way; the fifth installment of the nautical Disney franchise that was previously named 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'. Expect some exciting new characters and welcome old ones.

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Jack SparrowJohnny Depp returns as Jack Sparrow in 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5'

Joining Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp and his crew (including the likes of Gibbs and Barbossa, played by Kevin McNally and Geoffrey Rush respectively) is a new character who everyone will recognise - though not from the big screen. Paul McCartney will make a cameo in an as yet unknown role, marking his feature film acting debut. Such an addition is reminiscent of Rolling Stones' Keith Richards, who portrayed Sparrow's father Captain Edward Teague in 'At World's End' and 'On Stranger Tides'.

Continue reading: Everything You Need To Know About 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge'

Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales Trailer


Forget Davy Jones' Locker and the Fountain of Youth, Captain Jack Sparrow is on an all new quest as he embarks on the hunt for the fabled trident of Poseidon. It may sound like he's set his sights far too high this time, but he's never failed the crew of the Black Pearl yet - and he really could do with a windfall right about now. To make matters worse, Capitan Salazar is back from the Devil's Triangle with his ghostly crew, and the trident is his only hope of stopping them. This time he's got the help of his old friend Will Turner, who is apparently free of his binding contract with The Flying Dutchman. 

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Adele Exarchopoulos, Charlize Theron , Javier Bardem - 69th Cannes Film Festival - 'The Last Face' - Premiere at Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France - Friday 20th May 2016

Adele Exarchopoulos, Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem
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Adele Exarchopoulos and Sean Penn
Adele Exarchopoulos and Sean Penn
Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Adele Exarchopoulos and Sean Penn
Adele Exarchopoulos and Sean Penn

Javier Bardem - 69th Cannes Film Festival - 'The Last Face' - Premiere at Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France - Friday 20th May 2016

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Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem , Charlize Theron - 69th Cannes Film Festival - 'The Last Face' Premiere at Palais de Festivals, Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France - Friday 20th May 2016

Javier Bardem and Charlize Theron

Javier Bardem - 69th Cannes Film Festival - 'The Last Face' -Photocall at Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France - Friday 20th May 2016

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Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem
Charlize Theron, Adele Exarchopoulos and Javier Bardem
Charlize Theron, Adele Exarchopoulos and Javier Bardem
Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem

Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Adele Exarchopoulos , Sean Penn - 69th Cannes Film Festival - 'The Last Face' - Photocall at Palais de Festivals, Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France - Friday 20th May 2016

Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Adele Exarchopoulos and Sean Penn
Jean Reno, Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Adele Exarchopoulos, Sean Penn and Zubin Cooper
Jean Reno, Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Adele Exarchopoulos, Sean Penn and Zubin Cooper
Jean Reno, Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Adele Exarchopoulos, Sean Penn, Zubin Cooper and Jared Harris
Jean Reno, Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Adele Exarchopoulos, Sean Penn and Zubin Cooper
Charlize Theron

Orlando Bloom Returning To 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' For Fifth Film


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Great news for fans of Pirates Of The Caribbean as Disney has confirmed that Orlando Bloom will be returning to the cast for the fifth instalment. The announcement was revealed at Disney’s D23 expo on Saturday (August 15th) after the star himself had previously expressed uncertainty as to whether he would get the nod.

Bloom, of course, was missing from the fourth movie On Stranger Tides back in 2011, having played Will Turner, one of the franchise’s central characters, in the first three movies dating back to 2003. But it seems now that his role will be revived in some way for the 2017 release Dead Men Tell No Tales alongside Johnny Depp’s eternal favourite Captain Jack Sparrow.

Orlando BloomOrlando Bloom will be taking part in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'

Continue reading: Orlando Bloom Returning To 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' For Fifth Film

Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' Series Finally Getting Big Screen Adaptation


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Fans of Stephen King can rejoice, as the famed author’s magical series The Dark Tower is finally coming to the big screen. Deadline reports that Sony will be distributing the series of movies, while a complementary TV series is also being developed by MRC.

Stephen KingThe author has been patient with plans to bring his series to the big screen.

The series is set in a magical world and centers around Roland Deschain, the last living member of a knightly order known as the 'gunslingers'. The work has been described by the author as his magnum opus and has been called King’s answer to Tolkien’s Middle Earth novels.

Continue reading: Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' Series Finally Getting Big Screen Adaptation

The Gunman Review


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While Sean Penn lends this thriller some political subtext, the fact remains that it's actually just another vacuous revenge fantasy from Taken director Pierre Morel. Clearly for Morel, the violence is the point, and any depth of meaning is irrelevant, which leaves the film superficially entertaining but a waste of the considerable talent on-screen.

Penn plays Jim, a charity worker in the wartorn 2006 Democratic Republic of Congo. His hot doctor girlfriend Annie (Jasmine Trinca) has no idea that Jim is secretly a black-ops sniper working with fellow mercenary commandos Cox, Felix and DuPont (Rylance, Bardem and Elba). Then their latest mission requires Jim to disappear. Eight years later in an all-new life, Jim discovers that someone is trying to kill him, so he travels to London to find Cox. When Jim's pursuers turn up, Cox sends him to talk to Felix, who now lives in Barcelona with Annie as his wife. With the mysterious killers still on his trail, Jim heads to Gibraltar to tie up the loose ends with DuPont, and finally discovers the truth about what's going on and who's behind it.

Yes, everything is leading to a brutal confrontation inventively set in a bull-fighting ring. But not much else here is either original or convincing. The whole African politics premise is little more than a plot device, while hopping from Congo to Britain to Spain does little more than change the background scenery. Otherwise, the script is so simplistic that it barely holds water, and each ambush, fight and chase sequence feels like something we've seen before. Especially since everything is both over-choreographed and gratuitously grisly. Still, Morel is great at creating a sense of tension that builds ominously from start to finish, adding some gritty urgency through corrupt politicians and self-serving businessmen. Unfortunately, the film continually sidelines these intriguing ideas for more mindlessly violent mayhem.

Continue reading: The Gunman Review

Javier Bardem Is Reportedly Set To Star As Villain Opposite Johnny Depp In 'Pirates Of The Caribbean 5´


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It seems Jack Sparrow has found a new enemy as Javier Bardem, who has played many memorable bad guy roles, is reportedly set to star in the fifth instalment of Disney's 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise as the villain.

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Bardem could be the villain in the fifth 'Pirates of the Caribbean' movie 

According to The Wrap, the Spanish actor is in "early talks" to star alongside Johnny Depp, who is returning as Jack Sparrow, and Geoffrey Rush as Captain Barbosa, as the antagonist in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.'

Continue reading: Javier Bardem Is Reportedly Set To Star As Villain Opposite Johnny Depp In 'Pirates Of The Caribbean 5´

Automata Trailer


Jacq Vaucan (Antonio Banderas) is working as an insurance agent for ROC Robotics Corporation in the dystopian world of 2044. In a world where human kind is served by robots, there are specific rules set in place to avoid uprising or attacks against mankind. These include robots not being able to harm any form of life and robots not being able to alter themselves. When an altered robot turns up without an owner, Vaucan must investigate the possibility of multiple robots altering themselves before a full scale uprising can begin. When he comes under attack from Wallace (Dylan McDermott), he is forced to live amongst conscious robots and learnt that they may not be all that different to human beings after all. 

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Ryan Kavanaugh Joins In With Criticism Against Cruz, Bardem Over Pro-Palestine Stance


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Several Hollywood big names have already spoken out on Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem’s open letter on the Israel-Palestine conflict, including Jon Voight,  and now, Relativity Media CEO Ryan Kavanaugh.

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Bardem [l] and Cruz [r] had to defend themselves against accusations of anti-semitism.

Last week, the Hollywood power couple gave their backing, along with Pablo Almodover and other luminaries of the Spanish entertainment industry to the letter, which denounced Israel’s actions in Gaza and the resulting civilian casualties as “genocide”. In the following days, Cruz and Bardem each released a statement, clarifying their intentions.

Continue reading: Ryan Kavanaugh Joins In With Criticism Against Cruz, Bardem Over Pro-Palestine Stance

These Celebrity Doppelgängers Prove The Existence Of A Celebrity Factory


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We’re starting to suspect that there’s only a handful of famous people, but that they each just have a few different aliases. We’ve never been able to put our finger on it until recently, but some of these celebs look far too similar to be different people. We’re considering a theory that there is a celebrity factory and they only have a few different molds to work with.

Paz Vega doppelganger Paz Vega or Penelope Cruz?  We just can't work it out!

Take Penelope Cruz and Paz Vega for example. It’s hard to believe that these two aren’t at least a little bit related. We only realised recently that it’s Paz starring alongside Adam Sandler in Spanglish and not Penelope. 

Continue reading: These Celebrity Doppelgängers Prove The Existence Of A Celebrity Factory

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play James Bond Villain In 'Bond 24'?


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Chiwetel Ejiofor is being considered for a part in the upcoming James Bond movie as the villain. The 12 Years A Slave actor is not in official talks with the studios behind the 2015 film - Sony and MGM - but is being seriously considered, according to The Wrap.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor with his BAFTA for Best Actor in February of this year.

The upcoming Bond film, which is slated to be released in 2015, will see Daniel Craig return in the title role. Ralph Fiennes has replaced Dame Judi Dench; M. Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny and Ben Whishaw as Q will also reprise their roles. Sam Mendes, who directed the last film, Skyfall, is also set to direct. 

Continue reading: Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play James Bond Villain In 'Bond 24'?

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Javier Bardem

Date of birth

1st March, 1969

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.81


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Javier Bardem Movies

Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales Trailer

Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales Trailer

Forget Davy Jones' Locker and the Fountain of Youth, Captain Jack Sparrow is on an...

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Trailer

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Trailer

Jack Sparrow finds himself in constant trouble with the law; not only is his name...

The Gunman Movie Review

The Gunman Movie Review

While Sean Penn lends this thriller some political subtext, the fact remains that it's actually...

The Gunman Trailer

The Gunman Trailer

He's worked for the same company for years, and one day he is asked to...

Automata Trailer

Automata Trailer

Jacq Vaucan (Antonio Banderas) is working as an insurance agent for ROC Robotics Corporation in...

The Counselor Movie Review

The Counselor Movie Review

This film proves that all the right ingredients don't necessarily make a movie work. Even...

The Counsellor Trailer

The Counsellor Trailer

'The Counsellor' tells the story of a naive lawyer who holds the belief that dabbling...

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To The Wonder Trailer

To The Wonder Trailer

Neil is the subject of a cautionary tale about the dangers of falling in love....

To the Wonder Movie Review

To the Wonder Movie Review

Frankly, a bad Terrence Malick film is better than 90 percent of movies released in...

Skyfall Movie Review

Skyfall Movie Review

Things get very personal for 007 in this high-quality thriller, which keeps us gripped even...

Skyfall Trailer

Skyfall Trailer

James Bond, the legendary MI6 spy we all know and love, is starting to struggle...

Biutiful Movie Review

Biutiful Movie Review

While this gentle drama about a man trying to prepare his family for his own...

Biutiful Trailer

Biutiful Trailer

Biutiful is the story of the love between a father and his children. The film...

Eat Pray Love Movie Review

Eat Pray Love Movie Review

An intriguing story brimming with possibilities is softened beyond all meaning by this glossy Hollywood...

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