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Jj Abrams Snaps Up Rights For Lance Armstrong Movie

J.J. Abrams is set to make a film about shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong.The 'Star Trek' director has teamed up with his Paramount Pictures partner Bryan Burk to snatch up the rights for New York Times...

Lance Armstrong Movie: 10 Actors Who Could Play The Disgraced Cyclist (Pictures)

As was widely expected, a movie about disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is set to go into production after Bad Robot partners JJ Abrams and Bryan Burk snapped up the rights to Juliet Macur’s forthcoming book...

J.j. Abrams To Make Lance Armstrong Movie

J.J. Abrams is to make a movie about shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong. The 'Star Trek' director and his Paramount Pictures partner Bryan Burk have snapped up the screen rights for 'Cycle of Lies: The Fall...

Matthew Mcconaughey Mad With Pal Lance Armstrong

Matthew McConaughey admits to being ''p***ed off'' with his good pal Lance Armstrong.The 43-year-old 'Mud' actor has revealed he was very surprised to learn that about the disgraced cyclist - who was recently found to...

Mark Wahlberg Wants Ben Affleck Collaboration

Mark Wahlberg wants to work with Ben Affleck.The 'Ted' actor thinks Golden Globe winner Ben - who picked up the Best Director and Best Motion Picture Drama awards for his drama 'Argo' at the Los...

Jodie Foster Comes Out; But Is Her Movie Career Still Alive?

"Jodie Foster comes out!" were the cries from the entertainment press following the actress' Golden Globes speech on Sunday (January 13, 2013) during which she cleared up any ambiguity surrounding her sexuality and made a...

Matt Damon To Guest Star On House Of Lies

Matt Damon will guest star on 'House of Lies'.The 'Promised Land' actor will play himself on the Showtime TV comedy, where he will reunite with his 'Ocean's Eleven' co-star Don Cheadle, as he hires...

Ben Affleck's 'Incredible' Golden Globes Win

Ben Affleck doesn't know how he ''got away'' with winning a Golden Globe Award.The actor's successful transition behind the screen was cemented last night (13.01.13) when he picked up the Best Director award for 'Argo',...

Director Says Liberace Biopic Was "Too Gay" For Studios

Despite being directed by an Oscar winner and starring two other Oscar winners, Behind the Candelabra, Steven Soderbergh's drama about flamboyant pianist/entertainer Liberace, received a pass from every major studio, Soderbergh told TheWrap.com. The film,...

Box Office Roundup: Texas Chainsaw 3d Slashes The Competition

The weekend's box office threw up somewhat of a surprise this week, with the Texas Chainsaw franchise showing no signs of abating - its latest incarnation, 3D - did the best business, taking $23,000,000. It...

Steven Soderbergh's Liberace Biopic 'Too Gay' For Hollywood

Steven Soderbergh claims his upcoming film 'Behind the Candelabra' was rejected from Hollywood for being ''too gay''.The Oscar-winning director is set to release his biopic about celebrated pianist Wladziu Valentino Liberace, played by Michael Douglas,...

Steven Soderbergh Could Not Find Backing For Latest Film

You’d think that in a season when we’ve seen a spaghetti western about slavery, a film about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, featuring graphic torture scenes, a fantasy adaptation and a musical adaptation, nothing...

Is Fracking Movie Promised Land Trying To Sway Moviegoers On Political Debate?

In a recent interview with Reuters, Matt Damon insisted that the Gus van Sant-directed Promised Land is not a political movie intended to sway viewers, but merely a starting point for discussion.The movie tells the...

Matt Damon Will Never Step Into Politics

Actor Matt Damon has ruled out ever running for office in the U.S. after speaking to a political consultant who was disillusioned with his job.The star takes an avid interest in politics, throwing his support...

Matt Damon's Promised Land 'Captures The Cost Of The Industry'

Promised Land, written by Matt Damon and the American Office's Adam Krasinski, has received some seriously mixed reviews and some hefty criticism from America's frackers and the fuel industry that's indebted to the practice.If you...

Will Leatherneck Cut Down The Hobbit?

Only one new movie will be opening this weekend, and that one, Texas Chainsaw 3D, was not screened for critics. Although the movie is expected to perform well -- despite all of the recent condemnation...

Hot Tickets - Us Movie Releases - Did We Need Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3d? Opinion Divided By Matt Damon's Promised Land

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Django Unchained are riding high at the top of the US box office charts and as the movie industry lurches slowly into the new year, it’s likely that they’ll...

Why Matt Damon Will Never Be A Politician

Matt Damon's political leanings are no secret. He's publically denounced members of the republican party, as well as the war in Iraq, and voiced Inside Job - a revealing documentary about the financial crisis, in...

Matt Damon Was Offered Daredevil Before Ben Affleck

Actor Matt Damon paved the way for Ben Affleck to meet his future wife Jennifer Garner by turning down the titular superhero role in fantasy film Daredevil.The Good Will Hunting stars met at a young...

Matt Damon Chose Kids Over Directorial Debut

Matt Damon decided not to direct 'Promised Land' to spend more time with his kids. The father-of-four was due to make his directorial debut in the forthcoming drama movie - which he stars in alongside...

Multi-tasker Matt Damon

Matt Damon has learnt how to multi-task when writing scripts.The father-of-four helped pen the storyline for new film 'Promised Land' with John Krasinski but admits he was easily distracted because he was doing it at...

Matt Damon Couldn't Sleep After Bourne Supremacy Underwater Stunt

A terrifying underwater scene in The Bourne Supremacy left Matt Damon literally gasping for breath in his sleep.The movie star was reluctant to film the car crash scene in the sequel because he didn't want...

Is Promised Land Political? Matt Damon Won't Weigh In On Fracking Debate

Matt Damon gets political in his new movie Promised Land, which tackles the issue of ‘fracking,’ the process of hydraulic fractured drilling, which has been at the root of great political debate in the US...

Tom Cruise Underwhelms As Jack Reacher

With Tom Cruise on the bill, a film is almost guaranteed to do well, but Jack Reacher had already hit problems when fans were disappointed by the 5ft 7 actor playing a man meant to...

Review Roundup: Promised Land Is Far From A Smash Success

The reviews are in for Matt Damon’s Promised Land and, well, they aren’t great.Most critics tend to say the same things – good casting, interesting premise, but the devil is in the details. In...

Promised Land Is Still In Capable Hands, After Matt Damon Passed On Directing Job

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have always seemingly done everything as a pair, and the trend has continued with Damon releasing his new flick Promised Land right on the heels of Affleck’s Argo.As you might...

Matt Damon's 'Promised Land' Flops With Reviewers, But Why?

Matt Damon rarely makes a bad film, but with a 49% rotten rating on review aggregator, Rotten Tomatoes, something has clearly gone wrong for his latest movie Promised Land. Promised Land is about 'Fracking', which...

Matt Damon's New Film Promised Land Broaches Fracking Debate. What Is Fracking?

There's a drove of handsome film-stars, who once starred as the joker, hunk or hero in the late 90's/early 00's, taking on serious political themes in their films (see Ben Affleck, Brad Pitt or Leonardo...

Matt Damon Still Upset About All The Pretty Horses

Matt Damon is still sore about the way pal Billy Bob Thornton was treated as he attempted to adapt beloved Cormac Mccarthy novel All The Pretty Horses for the big screen.Damon starred in the 2000...

Matt Damon Picked Up Same-sex Kissing Tips From Heath Ledger

Matt Damon picked up a few same-sex kissing tips from late star Heath Ledger, who ironically landed the gay cowboy character The Bourne Supremacy star had been tipped to play in Brokeback Mountain.The actor, who...

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