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John Boyega: Detroit Was A Serious Shoot

John Boyega has revealed there was a ''serious tone'' on the set of 'Detroit' because the cast realised the importance of the story they were telling. The 25-year-old actor stars in Kathryn Bigelow's latest movie...

Kathryn Bigelow Talks About Detroit

The events unfolded in July 1967, exposing rampant racial and economic oppression. But the true story of what happened had never been fully told. The big question was whether a middle-class white woman from San...

Hannah Murray Reveals Detroit Cast Didn't Get Full Scripts

Kathryn Bigelow refused to give all her cast the full 'Detroit' script.Hannah Murray stars as Julie Delaney in the director's new movie - based around the real life murder of three African American men during...

Kathryn Bigelow Praises John Boyega's Detroit Performance

Kathryn Bigelow has praised John Boyega on the ''complexity'' in his character in 'Detroit'.The 65-year-old Oscar-winning filmmaker helmed the new movie - which is based around the murders of three African American men during the...

Will Poulter 'Emotionally Attached' To It Remake

Will Poulter was ''emotionally attached'' to the 'IT' remake before Cary Fukunaga's departure.The 24-year-old actor was in the frame to play the evil, child murdering clown Pennywise in the remake of Stephen King's horror novel,...

Will Poulter Praises Kathryn Bigelow's Calm Nature

Will Poulter relied on Kathryn Bigelow to help with his evil character in 'Detroit'.The 24-year-old actor stars as Philip Krauss, a police officer involved in the Algiers Motel incident of 1967, in which three African...

Kathryn Bigelow Wants Detroit To Help End Racial Profiling

Kathryn Bigelow hopes 'Detroit' will end ''racial profiling''.The 65-year-old filmmaker helmed the new movie based around the real life murders of three African American men during the 1960s race riots in the US city, and...

'Detroit' Director Kathryn Bigelow Says Talking About Race Is "More Vital Than Ever"

Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow says that talking about the issue of race in America is “more vital than ever”, after headline-grabbing events in Charlottesville last weekend.The 65 year old filmmaker spoke on the eve of...

Will Poulter's 'Horrendous' Role

Will Poulter went home ''hating'' himself every day after playing a ''horrendous'', racist police officer in 'Detroit'.The 24-year-old actor takes on the grittier character of Philip Krauss, a police officer involved in the Algiers Motel...

Kathryn Bigelow Used Court Reports To Develop Detroit Script

Kathryn Bigelow didn't make 'Detroit' for ''entertainment'' purposes.The 65-year-old filmmaker felt a huge ''responsibility'' to stay faithful to the story of the 1960s race riots in the US city and wanted to create a ''dramatisation...

John Boyega Only Stars In Films He Would Watch Himself

John Boyega only wants to star in films that he would watch himself.The 25-year-old actor - who can next be seen as Melvin Dismukes in Kathryn Bigelow's latest movie 'Detroit' - takes every project very...

John Boyega And Will Poulter Bonded In Detroit

Boyega (The Force Awakens) plays Melvin Dismukes, a quietly observant security officer, while Poulter (The Revenant) plays Philip Krauss, an abusive policeman. As non-American actors, they're able to get under the skin of these characters...

Ben Affleck Leaves Triple Frontier Movie

Ben Affleck has dropped out of the Netflix thriller 'Triple Frontier'.The 44-year-old actor had been eyed for a leading role in the movie after Tom Hardy and Channing Tatum left the production due to scheduling...

John Boyega Wants To Make A Movie In Nigeria

John Boyega wants to make a movie in Nigeria - the home country of his parents.The 25-year-old star - who was born in London - is one of the world's most sought after actors following...

Moonlight's Barry Jenkins Doesn't Feel Any Oscars Pressure

Barry Jenkins doesn't feel under any pressure to win an Oscar for his movie 'Moonlight'.The 37-year-old filmmaker is fancied to make the shortlist for the Best Director prize at the Academy Awards - which take...

John Boyega Caught Pokemon On Star Wars Set

John Boyega caught a Pokemon on the set of 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'.The 24-year-old actor is big fan of 'Pokemon Go' and would spend his downtime between scenes bringing his character Finn to life at...

Anthony Mackie Joins Katherine Bigelow's Detroit Riots Film

Anthony Mackie is reuniting with director Katherine Bigelow for her film about the 1967 Detroit riots.The project will mark the first time Mackie and Bigelow have worked together since 2007's multiple award-winning Iraq war movie...

Will Poulter Cast In Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit Riots Movie

Will Poulter, Jack Reynor and Ben O'Toole have joined the cast of Kathryn Bigelow's new movie about the 1967 Detroit riots.'The Revenant' actor, 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' star and newcomer O'Toole - who recently appeared...

John Boyega Joins Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit Race Riot Drama

The 24-year-old British actor, who gained international stardom after playing Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has confirmed he will be teaming up with the Academy Award-winning director for the currently untitled, social drama....

The Hurt Locker Filmmakers Win Appeal Filed By Army Sergeant

Jeffrey S. Sarver, a U.S. Army sergeant, sued the director and her screenwriter for portraying him without permission in the gritty 2008 movie, but he lost his appeal on Wednesday (17Feb16) when a...

K'naan Working On Tv Series With Director Kathryn Bigelow

The hip-hop star, real name Keinan Warsame, is writing and directing the pilot episode of The Recruiters, which will focus on the recruitment of Islamic extremists in America. The TV series, based...

K'naan Working On Tv Series With Director Kathryn Bigelow

The hip-hop star, real name Keinan Warsame, is writing and directing the pilot episode of The Recruiters, which will focus on the recruitment of Islamic extremists in America. The TV series, based...

Leonardo Dicaprio And Ricky Gervais Honoured For Animal Welfare Work

The stars have been named among the recipients of the 2015 Genesis Award, a prize which is handed out annually to celebrities who raise awareness of animal welfare issues, along with director Kathryn...

Jane Fonda Accuses Hollywood Of A Gender Bias

Jane Fonda thinks Hollywood studios have gender-biased policies.The Oscar-winning actress believes there is an inequality within the movie industry that is unlikely to be addressed by the men who currently run it.The 77-year-old star said:...

Kathryn Bigelow Tackles Ivory Poachers' Links To Terrorism In New Film

Oscar-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow is urging jewellery lovers to stop buying ivory because the money they hand over for "trinkets" like pendants and bracelets is funding terrorism.The Hurt Locker director's new animated film, Last Days,...

Sony Co-chairman Amy Pascal Slams Hollywood Sexism

Sony co-chairman Amy Pascal thinks sexism is ''a systemic problem in Hollywood''.The business executive has held the role for more than a decade and believes while it is a sexist industry, Sony has been great...

The Most Successful Women In The Film Industry

Despite an unfortunate continuation of women in subordinate roles, female actresses in Hollywood are very much in the ascendance, refusing to play second fiddle to the traditional male hierarchy. However, it is behind the camera...

Kathryn Bigelow Developing Film About U.s. Prisoner Of War

Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow is reportedly developing a film about U.S. prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl.The Army soldier hit headlines in May (14) when he was released from Taliban captivity after five years in exchange for...

Tom Hardy Cast In Kathryn Bigelow's True American

Tom Hardy has been cast in 'True American'.The actor will star in the crime drama directed by 'The Hurt Locker' Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow, The Wrap reports.The rights to the film were acquired by Megan Ellison's...

Gerard Butler To Star In Point Break Remake

Gerard Butler is in talks to star in a 'Point Break' remake.The 'Olympus Has Fallen' actor has entered final negotiations for the lead role in Ericson Core's new take on the classic '90s surf film,...

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