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Ryan Reynolds Hits Gym Ahead Of Deadpool 2

Ryan Reynolds is hitting the gym in preparation for 'Deadpool 2'.The 40-year-old is returning as the titular anti-hero, the 'Merc With a Mouth', and his personal trainer Don Saladino is helping him get in shape...

Sofia Boutella Joins Fahrenheit 451

Sofia Boutella has been cast in 'Fahrenheit 451'.The 35-year-old actress is set to star alongside the previously announced Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon in the HBO movie adaptation of the dystopian novel of the...

Tom Holland Set To Star In Uncharted

Tom Holland is to star in 'Uncharted'.The 20-year-old actor - who has joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe playing Spider-Man - has been cast as protagonist Nathan Drake in Sony Pictures big screen adaptation of the...

Michael Shannon: Being A Father Is The Most Important Thing

Michael Shannon believes being a father is the most significant responsibility in his life.The 42-year-old actor is father to daughters Marion and Sylvia, whom he has with his partner Kate Arrington, and has said that...

John Leguizamo Cast In Waco Miniseries

Kitsch will star as David Koresh, the leader of the Branch Davidians religious sect, in the limited series, while Shannon will play Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) negotiator Gary Noesner. Leguizamo has been...

Michael Shannon Eyed For Role In Deadpool 2

Michael Shannon is the frontrunner to play Cable in 'Deadpool 2'.The 42-year-old actor has reportedly been the top choice of movie studio Fox for the last week and there appears to be a strong possibility...

Michael Shannon Leads The Race To Play Deadpool 2'S Cable

The 2017 Oscar nominee, who played General Zod in the 2016 Superman movie, is the favourite to play Cable in Ryan Reynolds' new movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Sources tell the...

Guillermo Del Toro's The Shape Of Water To Star 'Fish Man' Creature

Guillermo del Toro's new movie 'The Shape of Water' will feature a ''fish man''.The 52-year-old filmmaker is currently working on his new project - which will star Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stulbarg,...

Michael Shannon Caps A Busy Year With Frank & Lola

Easily the busiest actor of the year, Michael Shannon has had 10 films in cinemas and festivals in 2016. The latest to arrive in American multiplexes is Frank & Lola, a romantic mystery set in...

Trevante Rhodes Set To Join Horse Soldiers

Trevante Rhodes is set to join the cast of 'Horse Soldiers'.The 26-year-old actor first made his break into Hollywood with indie sensation 'Moonlight', but he is now in talks to be the newest addition to...

Spider-man's Tom Holland Joins The Current War

Tom Holland has joined the cast of Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's The Current War.The 20-year-old actor, who entered the spotlight this year with his debut as Spider-Man in 'Captain America: Civil War', will star alongside Benedict Cumberbatch,...

Nicholas Hoult In Talks For The Current War

Nicholas Hoult in talks to join the cast of 'The Current War'.The 26-year-old actor is in negotiations to take on the role of Nikola Tesla in the upcoming historical drama, in which he will join...

Michael Shannon Wets His Pants During Broadway Performances

The 41-year-old Man of Steel star portrays boozy character Jamie Tyrone in playwright Eugene O'Neill's New York City revival, which runs for about four hours per showing.Throughout the production, he consumes a lot of drinks...

Michael Shannon Leads 2016 Drama Desk Awards Winners

The Man of Steel star landed the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play prize, while two-time Academy Award winner Jessica won the Best Actress in a Play gong for their respective roles in...

Michael Shannon Gifted Lost Elvis Interview

The Man of Steel star was trying to perfect Elvis' voice without sounding like a cheap impersonator when he met Schilling and asked for his advice, and he was thrilled when the expert...

Michael Shannon Loved Dressing Up As Elvis For Film

Directed by Liza Johnson, and starring Kevin Spacey as President Richard Nixon, the movie is a satirical comedy which imagines what might have happened behind closed doors at The White House during a real-life 1970...

Michael Shannon And Kevin Spacey Bond As Elvis & Nixon

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...

Michael Shannon: 'Actors Are Just Glorified Models'

The Man of Steel star has little time for the idea that acting is an art form as he believes success in Hollywood today depends more on looks than talent. In an interview with...

16 Times Actors Excelled As Onscreen Musical Legends

We love a good biopic about a musical legend and with a new movie about Nina Simone coming soon starring Zoe Saldana, let's reflect on some of the best incarnations of famous musicians. Of course,...

Michael Shannon Was Moved By Midnight Special

Midnight Special is the fifth movie he has made with filmmaker Jeff Nichols. Having appeared in all of Nichols' movies, Shannon feels like he's a brother. "We have a kind of rapport that just materialises...

Michael Shannon Tricked Into Wearing Christmas Sweater For The Night Before Premiere

The Man of Steel star received an email alert about the event's dress code on the eve of the festive comedy's launch in November (15) and decided to take producers at their word....

Michael Shannon Dedicating 2016 Play Run To Late Dad

The actor will take on the role of Jamie, opposite Gabriel Byrne and Jessica Lange, in New York next spring (16), and admits the play has a special place in his heart....

Michael Shannon To Play Big Foot Imposter In New Movie

The Man of Steel star will play the lead in Pottersville, which is set in the world of furries - people who get a sexual kick out of sleeping with men and women...

Our Favourite Pictures From The Sundance Film Festival 30th Anniversary [Photos]

The Sundance Film Festival is currently in full swing, having begun on 22nd January, and wrapping up on 1st February. This year, something particularly special is in the air at Salt Lake City, as the...

Kevin Spacey And Michael Shannon To Star In Elvis And Nixon

Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon are to star in the period drama 'Elvis & Nixon'.Deadline reports that the film, written by actor Cary Elwes, will see two-time Oscar winner Spacey, 55, play the role of...

Kevin Spacey & Michael Shannon To Play Nixon And Elvis In New Film

Superman villains Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon are teaming up to revisit Elvis Presley's White House meeting with President Richard Nixon in a new movie.Shannon will portray The King and Spacey Nixon in Elvis &...

Kevin Spacey Swapping Frank Underwood For Richard Nixon In 'Elvis And Nixon'

Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon have been cast as Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley in Elvis and Nixon - a historical drama based on a real meeting between the legendary musician and one-time President. Kevin...

Young Ones Cast And Crew Struggled With Real Drought On Location In South Africa

Life imitated art on the set of Michael Shannon and Nicholas Hoult's futuristic new drought film Young Ones after the water supply in the South African town they were filming in dried up.The actors co-star...

Nick Offerman Has Directed A Music Video And It's Full Of Celebrities

He's best known for playing the grumpy breakfast loving Ron Swanson on NBC's 'Parks and Recreation', but Nick Offerman has turned his hand to another profession: music video director. He's overseen the delightfully weird video...

Boardwalk Empire Season 5: A Peek At The Depression Era As "All Empires Fall"

HBO have given us a first peek at Boardwalk Empire’s fifth and final season, which is set to air this September. A menacing sense of violence tingles through the 38-second trailer as Nucky, Chalky, Al...

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