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Will Ferrell Says Daddy's Home 2 Nearly Didn't Happen

Will Ferrell said 'Daddy's Home 2' was ''touch and go'' to go ahead until they landed Mel Gibson and John Lithgow to star.The 50-year-old actor is reprising his role as emotional stepdad Brad Whittaker alongside...

Mel Gibson Says Thermostat Scene Sums Up Comic Magic Of Daddy's Home 2

Mel Gibson and John Lithgow both loved the thermostat scene in 'Daddy's Home 2'.The Hollywood legend stars Kurt Mayron the father of Mark Wahlberg's Dusty in the new Christmas comedy alongside Lithgow, 72, and Will...

John Lithgow Says He And Will Ferrell Are Comedy Soulmates

John Lithgow says he and Will Ferrell are comedy soulmates.The 72-year-old actor stars as Don Whittaker the father to Ferrell's alter ego Brad Whitaker in the new comedy sequel 'Daddy's Home 2' alongside Mel Gibson...

Mark Wahlberg Had 'So Much Fun' Working On Daddy's Home 2

Mark Wahlberg had ''so much fun'' creating and filming 'Daddy's Home 2'. The 46-year-old actor has reprised his role as Dusty Mayron in the comedy movie, which is a follow up to the 2015 hit...

Christine Lavaf To Pen Twilight Zone Reboot

Screenwriter Christine Lavaf is working on a reboot of 'The Twilight Zone'.Warner Bros has been trying to develop the new movie version of the hit horror since 2009 and a number of directors were lined...

John Lithgow Turned Down The Joker Role Twice

John Lithgow persuaded Tim Burton he wasn't right for the role of The Joker in 'Batman'.The 71-year-old 'Shrek' actor was wanted to play the arch-nemesis of The Caped Crusader by Burton in his 1989 movie...

Ken Levine Says Twilight Zone Movie May Be Scrapped

Ken Levine is not sure if his 'Twilight Zone' movie will go ahead.The 50-year-old American video game developer - who created ground-breaking first person action adventure 'BioShock' - said his movie project which was first...

John Lithgow: 'Terms Of Endearment Remake Will Be A Disappointment'

Paramount Pictures bosses have secured the rights to the project for filmmaker Lee Daniels to develop, with Oprah Winfrey in negotiations to take on Shirley MACLaine's role of Aurora Greenway. Lithgow also...

Oprah Winfrey Set For Terms Of Endearment Remake With Lee Daniels

Oprah Winfrey is in talks to star in a remake of Oscar-winning movie 'Terms of Endearment' with Lee Daniels at the helm. The 62-year-old talk show legend is in talks for a role in the...

John Lithgow Joins Pitch Perfect 3

John Lithgow will star in 'Pitch Perfect 3'.The 'Crown' actor - who has an extensive background in musical theatre - has signed up to appear in the third installment of the popular musical comedy, Variety...

John Lithgow Tuning Up For Pitch Perfect Sequel

The 71-year-old, who won a Screen Actors Guild award last week (29Jan17) for his work on royal drama The Crown, is preparing to switch gears for the comedy sequel, which will feature the...

Mel Gibson And John Lithgow In Talks For Daddy's Home Sequel

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg played rivals in the 2015 film about a father and a stepfather battling for the affections of two children. It is unclear what roles Gibson and...

Clive Owen Returns To Broadway In Revival Of M. Butterfly

The Knick star will play Rene Gallimard in David Henry Hwang’s story of a French diplomat’s 20 year affair with a star of the Chinese Opera who turns out to be both a male and...

Fences Triumphs At Sags

'Fences' stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis triumphed at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Sunday (29.01.17).The 62-year-old actor was amazed to scoop his first-ever SAG, the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in...

Denzel Washington Shocked By Sag Win

Denzel Washington was stunned to pick up his first-ever Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award on Sunday (29.01.17).The 62-year-old actor admitted he didn't have ''faith'' in himself and hadn't written a speech as he had expected...

Salma Hayek Grew Up With Big Space Dreams

The Mexican actress recently sat down with Kevin Smith for a chat at the Sundance Film Festival to talk about her latest film Beatriz at Dinner, alongside Connie Britton and John Lithgow, but...

Jessica Chastain Refuses To Be Cast As 'Set Dressing'

The flame haired actress is on a mission to redefine an actress’s role in Hollywood, and she shuns any parts where the woman is just the wife or girlfriend.Despite her openness with what she wants...

La La Land Leads Golden Globes Nominations

'La La Land' leads the Golden Globes nominations with seven nods. The musical movie - which won eight prizes at the Critics' Choice Awards last night (11.12.16) - will go up against '20th Century Women',...

Meryl Streep Hates Critics

The Florence Foster Jenkins star was making her theatrical debut at Lincoln Center in a play called called Trelawny of The Wells when the joy of performing suddenly fell flat, thanks to a...

John Lithgow To Portray Sir Winston Churchill In Netflix Series

The 3rd Rock From The Sun star will star alongside Claire Foy and Matt Smith, who will portray Queen Elizabeth II and Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, in The Crown. The...

Glenn Close And John Lithgow Remember Mike Nichols Onstage

Glenn Close and John Lithgow paid tribute to late director Mike Nichols onstage following a performance of their Broadway play A Delicate Balance.The Graduate moviemaker passed away on Wednesday (19Nov14) at the age of 83,...

Glenn Close And John Lithgow Star In The Broadway Revival Of Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance"

Glenn Close and John Lithgow are getting near rave reviews for their work in A Delicate Balance. The Albert Albee play returned to Broadway this week and it was better than ever, if the critics...

Christopher Nolan Preferred 'Realistic' Effects For Interstellar

Christopher Nolan preferred to use more practical special effects in 'Interstellar'.The 44-year-old - who directed and co-wrote the science fiction film - wanted to create a ''realistic'' atmosphere for the actors on set as much...

John Lithgow's King Lear Falls Flat With Critics

John Lithgow's turn as King Lear in New York has failed to conquer the critics.The new production of the William Shakespeare tragedy opened at the outdoor Delacorte Theatre in Manhattan's Central Park on Tuesday night...

Opening Night Of 'King Lear' At The Delacorte Theater [Pictures]

Celebrities including Oscar Isaac and F. Murray Abraham attended The Delacorte Theatre for the opening night of Daniel Sullivan’s “fast-moving if stiff-jointed” production of “King Lear” on Tuesday evening (Aug 5).John Lithgow plays King Lear...

John Lithgow Forgets His Lines After Rain Stage Delay

Veteran actor John Lithgow was left struggling to remember his lines after rain halted an outdoor performance of King Lear in New York City this week (beg21Jul14).The Shrek star is currently appearing in a production...

John Lithgow Verbally Abused For Bushy King Lear Beard

Veteran actor John Lithgow was recently subjected to verbal abuse on the streets of New York after a fan took a disliking to the thick beard he is growing for his new stage role as...

Ben And George Have To Find Somewhere To Stay In 'Love Is Strange' [Trailer]

In ‘Love is Strange, Ben (John Lithgow) and George’s (Alfred Molina) marriage complicates their everyday lives as George is subsequently fired from his job as a teacher at the local catholic school.Love is Strange sees...

Glenn Close To Show Her Class On Broadway In 'A Delicate Balance'

Glenn Close is confirmed for the fall opening of the Rialto revival of 'A Delicate Balance' on Broadway, alongside John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan and Martha Plimpton. It marks Close's first appearance on Broadway in 20...

Glenn Close Returning To Broadway In A Delicate Balance Revival

Actress Glenn Close is set to return to the Broadway stage for the first time in 20 years in a revival of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama A Delicate Balance, alongside John Lithgow.Close and Lithgow...

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