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Kevin Spacy (26.07.59) was born in South Orange, NJ, the youngest of three children. The family moved to the West coast when he was very young, so he was raised in Los Angeles. His dad worked as a technical writer at Lockheed, writing manuals for aircraft, while his mother worked as a secretary.
Ansel Elgort and Kevin Spacey star in this comedy thriller.
Filmmaking genius Edgar Wright has returned with another crime comedy epic entitled 'Baby Driver', starring Ansel Elgort and Kevin Spacey. Based on a previous music project of Wright's, the film is his first US venture and is set to arrive in August.
Ansel Elgort stars in 'Baby Driver'
The film follows a young man named Baby (Elgort) who happens to be an excellent getaway driver. He also has another unusual quirk; when he was a child, he was in a car accident that left him with a permanent ringing in his ears and as such constantly listens to music through his earphones to combat the sensation. It doesn't affect the way he works, however, and he's an indispensable part of Doc's (Spacey) criminal gang.
Continue reading: Is 'Baby Driver' Another Sure-fire Triumph From Edgar Wright?
Baby is a young man with a talent for driving and a love of music. As such, he uses his remarkable abilities as a getaway driver for a gang of criminals led by the ruthless Doc. Baby doesn't want to have to do this forever, but agrees to one more heist. Unfortunately, the probability of success is low, and his risk of death extremely high. When he meets a beautiful waitress named Deborah, he decides he wants to give up his life of crime once and for all - but Doc was never going to let him get away that easily. He risks life and limb attempting to leave town with the love of his life - trying his best to protect her because he knows that Doc wants to use her to get to him. He might be the best driver you'll find anywhere, but that doesn't give him much of a head start when an entire gang go after him.
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Kevin Spacey performing at the 'Apollo Celebration of Ella' a night celebrating the 100th birthday of Ella Fitzgerald. Held at the Apollo Theater in New York City, United States - Saturday 22nd October 2016
This movie is based on a real meeting between Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon in the White House in December 1970. The only details about this collision of two icons come from a few eyewitness accounts, as well as the photograph they took together. So the screenwriters have some fun with it, weaving in quite a bit of comedy that encourages actors to chomp merrily on the scenery. It's entertaining to watch, but the script misses the chance to add meaning on the situation.
Elvis (Michael Shannon) is the one who initiates this meeting, concerned about the growing protests on the streets of Washington, DC. So he flies to Los Angeles to collect his long-time friend Jerry (Alex Pettyfer) then heads to the capital to meet with his nutty colleague Sonny (Johnny Knoxville) and pitch himself to President Nixon (Kevin Spacey) as an undercover FBI agent who can infiltrate the nation's youth. Since it's obvious that all Elvis wants is a federal ID badge, Nixon brushes the whole idea of a meeting aside until his advisors (Colin Hanks and Evan Peters) convince him that it would be a great PR move. So just before Christmas, the two men finally meet up, and they discover that they have more in common than either expected.
Because of the absurdity of the set-up and the wackiness of the period styles, the movie feels rather a lot like an extended sketch comedy that's largely improvised by an up-for-it cast. These two men are both such big personalities that a meeting like this would be hard to believe if it weren't for the photographic evidence. The conversation between Presley and Nixon is surreal and hilariously random (and largely fictionalised). Shannon and Spacey are having a great time prowling around each other, pouncing with a punchline at every opportunity, so watching them is riveting. Mercifully, they underplay the impersonations, capturing the men with tiny details of movement and vocal inflection rather than relying on lots of make-up. Although Shannon does have that hair and costume.
Continue reading: Elvis & Nixon Review
It may seem like a bizarre fantasy, but Elvis & Nixon is based on a true event in 1970, when Elvis Presley visited Richard Nixon in the White House.
Inspired by an iconic photograph of Nixon shaking Presley's hand and appointing him as an honorary federal drug-enforcement agent, the screenwriter spun the meeting into a full-on screwball comedy. Kevin Spacey plays Nixon in the film, and notes that "while this was such a famous meeting, it wasn't recorded. So in a way it allowed us, and certainly the screenwriter, to be able to imagine what a lot of this conversation was. First-hand witnesses were helpful in terms of snippets, but I think it was expanded. And that's sort of the fun of it, that we could imagine it."
Michael Shannon plays Presley in the movie, and Spacey says that both actors decided not to do impersonations on-screen. "These are two figures who, obviously, people know," Spacey says. "There's so much public stuff but not that much private stuff, so we tried to find an essence of each of these figures and then allow them to respond to each other genuinely. I think what was most interesting was the fact that these two people you wouldn't think would have anything in common actually, at the end of this meeting, had sort of an appreciation for each other."
Continue reading: Michael Shannon And Kevin Spacey Bond As Elvis & Nixon
His wife is on the warpath now.
It looks like the forthcoming fourth season of 'House Of Cards' is set to be just as intense and thrilling as the last three seasons. Now that Frank Underwood is President, he should be feeling jubilant - but his merciless soon-to-be-ex wife isn't going to let that happen.
Kevin Spacey returns in 'House Of Cards' season 4
As usual, there's corruption and conspiracies littered with murders, sex scandals, prison and fraud over in Washington, D.C.. The first trailer for the immensely popular political drama 'House of Cards' shows First Lady Claire Underwood clearly bitter about her husband Frank, and not remotely miserable about the end of her marriage having announced her decision to leave him at the end of season 3. In fact, she appears to be doing everything within her power to make Frank's term as President of the United States as difficult as possible. 'We had a future until you started destroying it', he says to her.
The hidden talents of the stars.
It's always awesome to discover the untapped hidden talents of celebrities; talents not necessarily used to a great extent in their everyday work. Some stars - whether they're singers or actors - possess the extremely impressive knack of nailing impressions of their peers, even the ones you least expect.
Welcome to the fold, Chris
In no particular order, we've compiled a list of our favourite impressions from celebrities not necessarily famous for that talent, i.e. they're not comedians or anything, just professional pop and movie stars.
Continue reading: Chris Martin And Nine More Of Our Favourite Celebrity Impressionists
Tom Brand has always been a workaholic and his company is in the fanal stages of one of their biggest projects to date. As with a lot of people who have high flying careers, Tom's family have taken somewhat of a backseat in his life. Particularly his wife Lara and 10 year old daughter Rebecca.
Living in a luxury city apartment, Tom isn't often found with his family but as it's Rebecca's birthday, he knows that he can't miss it. With no gift to give his daughter and knowing that he's spent such little time with her recently, Tom decides to stop off and get her a gift that's sure to make her happy - something she's asked for for years. A cat.
The store where Tom picks up the cat (called Mr. Fuzzypants) is run by an eccentric man called Felix Perkins and as soon as Mr Perkins and the newest member of the Brand family become part of Tom's life, odd things start to happen. Soon Tom's life is turned upside down and he's experiencing family life in a way that he - nor anyone else - has ever experienced before.
Kevin Spacey - "The first Sunday of the festival commences with two Vintner's Luncheons: one at Martin Estate, the other at HALL St. Helena. As the sun begins to set over the valley, two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey performs in concert at the Annual Festival Gala at Meadowood, an event benefitting the festival's innovative programming and Napa County arts education programs." at 900 Meadowood Ln, St Helena, CA 94574 - San Francisco, California, United States - Sunday 19th July 2015
Campbell is rumoured to be portraying one half of a rival power couple to the Underwoods in the Netflix-only series.
‘90s TV and film star Neve Campbell is continuing her career resurgence with the news that she’s to be a regular member of the cast of ‘House of Cards’ when it returns for its fourth season.
Deadline reports that Campbell, the former star of teen drama ‘Party of Five’ and slasher movie Scream, will be joining the cast alongside Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, but no news has yet been revealed as to the character she’ll be playing.
Neve Campbell will reportedly be a regular in season 4 of 'House of Cards'
Director Stephan Elliott initially thought Guy Pearce was too handsome for a role in 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert'.
Of all the possible reasons why an actor might receive a "no" when auditioning for a part in the cut-throat world of movies, being "too handsome" must rank among the best of them. But that's exactly the fate that almost befell Guy Pearce before he won the part of Adam Whitely/Felicia Jollygoodfellow in The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
Guy Pearce: too pretty for Priscilla
Director Stephan Elliott recently told The Herald Sun that he had reservations about Pearce starring in the 1994 comedy-drama, which follows the adventures of three drag queens, because the young Guy was just so darn good looking:
Continue reading: Guy Pearce Was Almost Too Hot To Get Hired
Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Van Morrison were also named in the 2015 list.
American Kevin Spacey has said he was "honoured and humbled by such recognition from the Queen”, after being included in this year’s birthday honours list. The actor has been given an honorary knighthood by the monarch, after serving as the artistic director of the Old Vic theatre for over a decade.
Kevin Spacey has been given an honorary knighthood.
Spacey was recognised for his 'services to British theatre and international culture'. Accepting the honour he told the BBC, "I must thank the British public for being so supportive of my efforts on behalf of the Old Vic. I feel like an adopted son.”
Date of birth
26th July, 1959
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Cheers to 90 years! Honored to share the stage with Tony & friends tonight celebrating his 90th birthday on @nbc at 9PM ET #Tony90
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Never playing with you again! How am I supposed to beat the #1 singles player in the world when no one else can do it. Congrats @andy_murray
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You invite me to your party and then you don't let me in. Thanks, Tom. @tompeterodell https://t.co/yjrIeGb8e9
Back-to-Back Olympic Gold Medals! Congrats on making history tonight @andy_murray
Shots of @jamesonwhiskey all around! The #jamesonfirstshot films are here. Watch the three films: https://t.co/drpCZOgXSP
Telling Boston how much I enjoyed sharing my stories with the amazing audience at @CiscoLive #CLUS https://t.co/08m874wfLF
FU: It's an honor just to be nominated (to camera) I’m gonna kill at the Emmys Fnding a tux without bloodstains, now there’s the challenge
Congrats to the great champ @andy_murray - winning his 2nd Wimbledon title! It just gets better & better!
Good luck to @andy_murray this week at #Wimbledon. We teamed up together with @World_Wildlife #DoubleTigers Watch: https://t.co/ezvWBwBwgL
Happy 4th of July from me and one of my @bestbuddies Charles! https://t.co/99OqVP9OTs
The First Shots have been taken….films coming July 30th #jamesonfirstshot @jamesonwhiskey https://t.co/mmH2EK9MEH
I may play a President on TV, but in real life I'm now a Sir. Thanks HRH--what a prince of a guy! https://t.co/Pqs00wka7Q
Such an honor to be there for my teacher Mr Carrelli as he got his star on the Walk of Hearts. Forever grateful https://t.co/EhtF9lGyr7
RT @DuJourMedia: Holiday weekend soundtrack idea: @PeterCincotti's #LongWayFromHome. Listen, here: https://t.co/534VQwwJON https://t.co/gQC…
Heeeeere’s Johnny! Honored to host the #amfARCannes tonight #Renault #MakeYourTimeGreat https://t.co/ZDBaa6FZm4
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