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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...

Michael Caine Vomits Due To Stagefright

The 82 year old began acting at the age of 20 in small theatres around England, and production staff would often give him a vomit bucket because he suffered such crippling bouts of...

Joel Edgerton: 'I Fought To Make Jane Got A Gun'

The film, which also stars Natalie Portman, has been dogged by troubles since its inception, with actors including Michael Fassbender, Jude Law and Bradley Cooper dropping out and director Lynn Ramsay exiting on...

Carey Mulligan Wins Best Actress At Hollywood Film Awards 2015 In Good Showing For British Stars

British star Carey Mulligan was among the winners at the 19th annual Hollywood Film Awards for her central role as Maud in the new movie Suffragette, a laundry worker who joins the fight for the...

‘Jane Got A Gun’: Everything You Need To Know About Natalie Portman’S New Western

Natalie Portman is taking on a whole new genre with her latest film, Jane Got a Gun. The trailer for the upcoming movie was released earlier this week and it bears all the hallmarks of...

Joel Edgerton Didn't Want To Visit Convicted Fbi Agent In Prison

The actor plays disgraced law man John Connolly, who masterminded the "unholy alliance" between his agency and notorious Boston, Massachusetts gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger in the 1970s - and then refused to testify...

Sienna Miller Cut From Black Mass

Sienna Miller has been cut from 'Black Mass'. The 33-year-old actress filmed scenes as Catherine Greig, the girlfriend of Johnny Depp's character Whitey Bulger, for the upcoming biopic on the infamous Irish-American mobster Bulger...

Joel Edgerton Pranked By Radio Hosts

The Great Gatsby star was stunned when radio duo Hamish Blake and Andy Lee handed him a timepiece worth around $35,456 (£22,160), declaring, "What the f**k is that? Are you serious?... You got...

Ruby Rose: Our Likeness Must Be Frustrating For Justin Bieber

Ruby Rose thinks her likeness to Justin Bieber must be ''frustrating'' for him.The 'Orange is the New Black' star has acknowledged she looks similar to the 'Boyfriend' hitmaker and confessed she has heard he regularly...

The Gift Lets Joel Edgerton Play With The Thriller Genre

Australian actor Joel Edgerton has been starring in movies for 20 years, from homegrown hits like Erskineville Kings (1999) to playing Luke Skywalker's uncle in the Star Wars prequel trilogy to acclaimed films like Animal...

Joel Edgerton Turned To His Brother For Help With Directorial Debut

The Great Gatsby star served as writer, director, actor and producer on the new thriller, and he admits he had his work cut out for him as he embarked on the ambitious project...

Actors Fail To Save Bali Nine Members From Execution

Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, part of the infamous Bali Nine drug ring, were sentenced to death after spending a decade behind bars, while campaigners fought for clemency from Indonesian government officials....

Guy Pearce Leads Calls To Save The Bali Nine As Execution Looms

The actors joined last minute calls to save Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, part of the infamous Bali Nine drug ring, in the final hours before they are scheduled to face a firing...

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

With the recent trailer release for 'Black Mass', it's clear to see why the world fell in love with Johnny Depp. A short clip within the trailer perfectly demonstrates the veteran actor's ability to switch...

Johnny Depp Terrifies As Whitey Bulger In The Trailer For 'Black Mass'

Johnny Depp is almost unrecognisable in the trailer for Black Mass. The 51-year actor plays the notorious American gangster, Whitey Bulger, in the upcoming film. The first official trailer was released on Thursday (23rd April)....

Joel Edgerton And Jon Bernthal Eyed For Suicide Squad Lead - Report

Australian actor Joel Edgerton is reportedly in line to replace his Warrior co-star Tom Hardy in the planned movie adaptation of Suicide Squad.Hardy walked away from the project earlier this month (Jan15) and Jake Gyllenhaal...

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