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Gary Oldman Never Ever Had Desire To Play Winston Churchill

Gary Oldman ''never ever'' wanted to play Winston Churchill.The 59-year-old actor recently won the BAFTA for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal as the wartime Prime Minister in the new Joe Wright...

Anthony Mccarten Thinks Darkest Hour Set A New Benchmark

Anthony McCarten thinks 'The Darkest Hour' has set a new benchmark in prosthetics.The 56-year-old screenwriter wrote the war drama - which follows British Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the beginning of World War II -...

Anthony Mccarten Panicked At Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk Movie

Anthony McCarten had a ''holy s**t'' moment when he heard Christopher Nolan was making 'Dunkirk'.The 56-year-old screenwriter wrote the new Joe Wright movie 'The Darkest Hour' - which follows the hero British Prime Minister Winston...

Lily James Obsessed With Using Typewriter In The Darkest Hour

Lily James became obsessed with using a typewriter while filming 'The Darkest Hour'.The 28-year-old actress stars as Elizabeth Layton in the critically-acclaimed movie alongside Gary Oldman as the iconic British wartime Prime Minister, Sir Winston...

Joe Wright Identified With Winston Churchill

Joe Wright found he identified with Winston Churchill.The 45-year-old filmmaker has helmed the new wartime movie 'The Darkest Hour' - starring Gary Oldman as the Prime Minister - but when Wright first started out making...

Gary Oldman Quotes Winston Churchill In Globes Acceptance Speech

Gary Oldman quoted Sir Winston Churchill during his acceptance speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday (07.01.18). The 59-year-old actor portrays the wartime British Prime Minister in 'The Darkest Hour' and Oldman won his first...

Gary Oldman Learned About Winston Churchill After Sitting In His Chair

Gary Oldman learned about Winston Churchill's ''psychology'' after sitting in the heroic British Prime Minister's chair.The 59-year-old actor stars as the UK's World War II leader in new movie 'The Darkest Hour' - helmed by...

Gary Oldman Contracts Nicotine Poisoning

Gary Oldman suffered ''serious nicotine poisoning'' after smoking 400 cigars while filming 'Darkest Hour'.The 59-year-old actor portrays iconic former Prime Minister Winston Churchill - who was renowned for his smoking habit - in the upcoming...

Gary Oldman Was Worried About Winston Churchill Weight Gain For Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman doubted he could play Winston Churchill in 'Darkest Hour' - because he was worried about having to gain a lot of weight.The 59-year-old film legend stars as the heroic British Prime Minister, the...

Gary Oldman Got Nicotine Poisoning On Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman got nicotine poisoning on the set of his upcoming movie 'Darkest Hour' because he had to have a cigar all the time to portray British World War II Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.The...

Gary Oldman's Strong Churchill Look

Gary Oldman looked too much like Winston Churchill during his 'Darkest Hour' preparations.The 59-year-old actor spent a long period of time working with a make-up designer and prosthetic designer Kazhuro Tsuji to transform him into...

Hanna Movie Set For Tv Revamp From The Night Manager Screenwriter

David Farr, who reworked John le Carre's The Night Manager into a hit TV series last year (16), is reportedly developing a script based on director Joe Wright's film, about a teenage assassin....

Gary Oldman Circling Sir Winston Churchill Movie Role

Darkest Hour will be directed by Anna Karenina's Joe Wright and will take place in 1940, when Churchill took over as Prime Minister. The film's script has been written by The Theory...

Pan Lets Hugh Jackman Explore His Dark Side

In the new adventure fantasy origin movie Pan, Hugh Jackman finally gets a chance to play the villain of the piece. "That nice guy stuff is boring," he laughs about his reputation as the nicest...

Punk Tunes Gave Pan Renewed Energy

The director wanted Hugh Jackman's Blackbeard and his crew of cut-throats to belt out fearsome sea songs, but they all just sounded like camp musical numbers until Wright suggested they try a few...

Director Joe Wright Impressed With Young Pan Star's Manners

Young Levi Miller refused to call Hugh Jackman anything but Mr. Jackman, even though the Australian actor begged him to call him Hugh. Wright tells heyuguys.com, "We did a few weeks...

Pirates, Mermaids, Neverland: Everyone's Favourite Adventure Story Returns With 'Pan' [Trailer + Pictures]

An extraordinary re-telling of a time-honoured fairy story, Peter Pan is set to hit the big screen once again in 'Pan'; a tale of how this young boy who never grows up discovered his remarkable...

Pan Cast And Crew Take Ice Bucket Challenge In Chilly Field

Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara and the entire cast and crew of director Joe Wright's Pan took the ultimate Ice Bucket Challenge for Als research on Monday (18Aug14) when they took part in a chilly charity...

Rooney Mara To Star In The Secret Scripture

Rooney Mara is to appear in 'The Secret Scripture'.The 29-year-old actress has joined the cast of the drama, which centres on the character of Roseanne, a 100-year-old woman who recalls her life in mental institutions...

Cara Delevingne Set For 'Massive' Peter Pan Role

Cara Delivingne has landed a ''massive role'' as a mermaid in 'Peter Pan'.The superstar model has been open about her ambitions as an actress and she will get her first big break when she takes...

Amanda Seyfried Joins Pan Cast

Actress Amanda Seyfried is to reteam with her Les Miserables castmate Hugh Jackman in director Joe Wright's upcoming Peter Pan prequel.The Mamma Mia! star will portray Mary in the live-action film, which features Jackman as...

Newcomer Levi Miller Cast As Peter Pan In New Film

Moviemaker Joe Wright has found his Peter Pan - newcomer Levi Miller has been cast to take on the lead role of the boy who never grew up in origins film Pan.The director launched an...

Rooney Mara Cast As Tiger Lily In Peter Pan Origins Movie, 'Pan'

Rooney Mara has landed a role in Joe Wright's upcoming Peter Pan origins movie, Pan - she will playTiger Lily. Mara, who is best known for playing Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With The Dragon...

Rooney Mara To Play Tiger Lily In Pan

Actress Rooney Mara is in talks to play Indian princess Tiger Lily in director Joe Wright's new Peter Pan prequel.The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star is reportedly close to signing on to join Hugh...

Unknown Actor Wanted For Lead In Joe Wright's Peter Pan

Producers behind director Joe Wright's forthcoming Peter Pan movie are giving aspiring actors the chance to star as the boy who never grew up by holding open auditions in the U.K.Casting calls have been sent...

Hey 11 To 13-Year-old Boys, Come On Down And Audition For 'Peter Pan'

Ironically, the majority of people reading this will be too old to audition for Peter Pan – the boy who would never grow up, but get your sons to pop down and audition. You never...

Hugh Jackman To Play Blackbeard In Pan

Hugh Jackman is in talks for a role as Blackbeard in 'Pan'.'The Wolverine' actor is reportedly being positioned as the villainous pirate in Warner Bros.' upcoming adaptation of children's classic 'Peter Pan', which will be...

Joe Wright Confirmed To Direct Peter Pan Prequel

British filmmaker Joe Wright has been confirmed as the swashbuckling director who will take charge of a new origin film about Peter Pan.The Anna Karenina filmmaker became a frontrunner to take on the film about...

Warner Bros. Confirm Pan Release Date

Warner Bros. have confirmed a release date for 'PAN'.The latest adaptation of the children's classic, will reportedly be helmed by director Joe Wright and is set to hit the big-screen in 3D on June...

Javier Bardem To Star In Peter Pan?

Javier Bardem is set to play the villain in 'Peter Pan'.The 44-year-old actor is in talks to take on the role of pirate leader Captain Blackbeard in the story, based on J.M Barrie's tales of...

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