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Jennifer Lawrence Unsure Whether To Show Family Red Sparrow

Jennifer Lawrence doesn't want her family to watch 'Red Sparrow' because of the sex scenes.The 27-year-old actress plays a ballerina who becomes a spy after suffering a career-ending injury in the new thriller, and as...

Joel Edgerton Claims Bright Was Slated By Critics Because It Was On Netflix

Joel Edgerton thinks there was ''extra critical hate'' towards his Netflix movie 'Bright' because it was on the streaming website.The 43-year-old actor starred as orc Nick Jacoby in the new David Ayer movie alongside Will...

Jeremy Irons Says There's No Justice For Dc Comics Movies

Jeremy Irons has defended 'Justice League' and 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' after the movies were slated by critics.The 69-year-old actor portrayed Alfred Pennyworth, the loyal butler to Bruce Wayne aka Batman, in the...

Joel Edgerton Up For Role In Obi-wan Kenobi Spin-off Movie

Joel Edgerton would be ''totally down'' to reprise his role as Owen Lars in the proposed Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off movie.Director Stephen Daldry is reportedly in early talks to helm a 'Star Wars' movie about the...

Francis Lawrence Says Jennifer Lawrence Is An Instinctual Actor

Francis Lawrence has described Jennifer Lawrence as an ''instinctual actor''.The 46-year-old filmmaker has collaborated with the actress on a number of movies including three of the 'Hunger Games' films as well as the new spy...

Jennifer Lawrence Got Nervous Going Nude In Red Sparrow

Jennifer Lawrence admits it was ''really scary'' to shoot a fully nude scene in her new film 'Red Sparrow'.The 27-year-old actress stars as Russian prima ballerina-turned-spy Dominika Egorova in the new movie by Francis Lawrence...

Joel Edgerton Says Jennifer Lawrence Was In 'Lose-lose' Scenario With Versace Dress

Joel Edgerton thinks Jennifer Lawrence was in a ''lose-lose'' scenario when she chose to wear a skimpy Versace dress on Tuesday (20.02.18).The Academy Award-winning actress donned a revealing outfit for the photo call, which was...

Red Sparrow Star Joel Edgerton Has Always Been A Spy Fan

Joel Edgerton has been a fan of the spy genre since he was a kid.The 43-year-old actor stars CIA agent Nate Nash in new movie 'Red Sparrow' alongside Jennifer Lawrence, and admitted when he was...

Jennifer Lawrence 'So Comfortable' Naked On Set

Jennifer Lawrence felt so comfortable in nude scenes for 'Red Sparrow' she didn't bother to cover up between takes.The 'X-Men: Apocalypse' star plays a Russian ballerina recruited to become a spy in the upcoming thriller...

Joel Edgerton Buys Leonardo Dicaprio's $25k Painting

Joel Edgerton has splashed out $25,000 on a painting owned by Leonardo DiCaprio. The 'Great Gatsby' star forked out the huge figure on the artwork at the Inaugural Fundraising Gala for The Fred Hollows Foundation...

Joel Edgerton Went Native For It Comes At Night

It stars Joel Edgerton, who also served as a producer on the project. And he says he was immediately caught off-guard by the screenplay, which was written by director Trey Edward Shults. "Reading the script...

Joel Edgerton's Movie Fear

Joel Edgerton was ''terrified'' of embarking on a movie career.The Australian actor became a household name playing bricklayer Will McGill in drama series 'The Secret Life of Us' and he admits it was a huge...

Paris Jackson To Make Film Debut

Paris Jackson will be making her film debut in an Amazon Studios' untitled movie.The 19-year-old model-and-actress - who is the daughter of the late Michael Jackson - will portray ''an edgy 20 year old'' named...

David Oyelowo Signs On For Only You

David Oyelowo is to star in 'Only You'.The 41-year-old actor has signed up to appear in the upcoming time-travel thriller in an unknown role, and will also serve as executive producer on the project, Deadline...

Joel Edgerton Wants Hollywood Roles With 'Nutritional Value'

Joel Edgerton only wants to make Hollywood movies that have a ''nutritional value''.The 42-year-old actor - who stars in the David Ayer-directed sci-fi film 'Bright' - has admitted that while Hollywood has afforded him some...

First Images Of Joel Edgerton And Will Smith Taking On Evil In Netflix's 'Bright'

In a world where we still have a lot to learn about diversity and inclusion between the members of a single human race, 'Bright' opens up that concept further with a world of many different...

Will Smith Wields A Mighty Sword In First Teaser Of Netflix Movie Bright

Netflix premiered a trailer for the project, which comes from a screenplay written by Max Landis of American Ultra and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency fame. Set in a world where orcs live side by...

Ruth Negga: 'Actors Of Colour Should Have No Limitations On Screen'

The Ethiopian-Irish actress has landed her biggest role to date in Loving, playing one half of a real-life interracial couple who defied mixed marriage laws in 1960s Virginia. The part has landed her an Oscar...

Manchester By The Sea Leads Australian Academy International Awards Nominations

Drama Manchester by the Sea leads the AACTA pack with six nods, while the movie musical lands five. Both movies are up for Best Film, alongside Lion, Hacksaw Ridge, and Arrival. Mel...

Ruth Negga: 'I'm Territorial Over My Identity'

The Preacher star was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to an Irish mother and Ethiopian father, moving to Limerick, Ireland, when political violence broke out when she was four. Ruth feels passionately about her dual...

Jeremy Irons Joins Red Sparrow

Jeremy Irons is set to join Jennifer Lawrence in the cast of 'Red Sparrow'.The 68-year-old Hollywood veteran will star alongside the 'Hunger Games' actress in the upcoming thriller, alongside the newly announced Matthias Schoenaerts and...

Joel Edgerton Fell For Character's Wife While Making Loving

The Australian actor knew nothing about Mildred and her real-life husband Richard, who defied mixed marriage laws in Virginia in the late 1960s, but he quickly became a big fan as he researched...

Joel Edgerton Had To Dial Everything Down For Loving

Loving is the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, whose landmark 1967 Supreme Court case abolished laws that prohibited interracial marriage. The film reteams Edgerton with Midnight Special director Jeff Nichols, focussing on the...

Joel Edgerton To Join Jennifer Lawrence In Red Sparrow

Joel Edgerton is set to be cast in 'Red Sparrow' joining Jennifer Lawrence in the movie.The 42-year-old 'Black Mass' actor has reportedly begun talks to star in the thriller based on Jason Matthews' spy novel....

Joel Edgerton: 'I Refused To Let Lisp Derail My Acting Dreams'

The Australian actor admits he was always insecure about his speaking voice after a teacher at a drama school told him he'd never land a job unless he did something about his lisp....

Joel Edgerton Watched His Brother Lose His Teeth In Star Wars Stunt Fight

The Australian star landed a small role in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones and the film became a family affair when his stuntman sibling was hired as Ewan MCGregor's body double....

'Loving' Star Ruth Negga Tipped For Oscar After Wowing Cannes

It’s only May, but critics already believe they have a frontrunner for next year’s Best Actress Oscar, Loving star Ruth Negga. The acclaimed drama debuted at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday (May 16th) and has...

Joel Edgerton To Lead Cast Of American Race Drama

The director's 2011 film, Long Way Home: The Loving Story, chronicled the racially-charged criminal trial set against a backdrop of "historic anti-miscegenation sentiment". The historic civil rights drama, which led to a...

Jason Bateman Quizzed Joel Edgerton On The Gift

The 47-year-old actor stars as Simon in the movie, which also marked Joel's directorial debut. The Gift follows the story of a married couple which finds itself thrown into chaos when Gordo, a mysterious figure...

Alejandro G. IñáRritu And Ridley Scott Lead First Set Of Directors Guild Of America Nominations

The first set of nominees for the 68th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards have now been announced, with nods for the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2015 featuring five directors...

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