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Jonny Weston In Talks For Insurgent

30th May 2014

Jonny Weston is in final negotiations to join 'Insurgent'.The actor is set to join Shailene Woodley and Theo James in the sequel to 2013's 'Divergent' movie which is based on Veronica Roth's best-selling dystopian trilogy,...

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Director Called In Star Favours To Make Winter's Tale On A Budget

16th February 2014

Moviemaker Akiva Goldsman made sure his new romance Winter's Tale was a star-studded affair by calling on favours from famous friends like Will Smith, Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly.The director was given a strict budget...

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The Things They Say: 4068231

14th February 2014

"My favorite version, which I quite like: you start the trailer and you see Brad (Pitt) and he's doing stuff and (voiceover) says, 'Meet John Smith', and then you see Angie (Jolie), and she's doing...

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Colin Farrell Is An 'Extraordinary Horseman'

14th February 2014

Colin Farrell is an ''extraordinary horseman''.The 37-year-old actor's equestrian skills made is easier to film scenes for 'A New York Winter's Tale' and although director Akiva Goldsman didn't realise this during casting he admits he...

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Colin Farrell And Jessica Brown Findlay Have 'Real Spark'

14th February 2014

Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay had a ''real spark'' on the set of their new film.The 'Saving Mr. Banks' actor and former 'Downton Abbey' actress star alongside one another in supernatural drama 'A New...

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For All Its Candor, "Winter's Tale" Falls Flat With Critics

By Victoria Pavlova | 14th February 2014

Winter’s Tale (not to be confused with the Shakespeare play) starring Colin Farrell, premieres today to high expectations. For writer/director Akiva Goldsman, it’s been a labor of love, but a long and complicated one. Goldsman...

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Ghost To Be Made Into Tv Show

13th November 2013

'Ghost' is being made into a TV show.The classic 1990 romantic drama starring the late Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore will be adapted for television by Paramount's TV production arm.Oscar-winning 'A Beautiful Mind' screenwriter Akiva...

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Warner Bros. Passes On Stephen King Project

22nd August 2012

Warner Bros., which has a long history of shelling out whatever it takes for a potentially lucrative franchise -- consider the Batman or the Harry Potter movies or the Lord of the Rings -- has...

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Eric Bana Cast In Lone Survivor

14th August 2012

Eric Bana is set to star in 'Lone Survivor'.The 'Hulk' actor is in talks to join Mark Wahlberg and Ben Foster in Peter Berg's fast-paced drama about a disastrous Navy SEAL mission.Eric, 44, will play...

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Colin Farrell Offered Lead Role In Winter's Tale

27th April 2012

Colin Farrell has been offered the lead role in 'Winter's Tale'. The 'Total Recall' star is the top choice for writer and director Akiva Goldsman to star in the supernatural drama based on Mark Helprin's...

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Warner Bros To Acquire Bardem's The Dark Tower?

13th March 2012

Warner Bros. are close to a deal to make 'The Dark Tower' starring Javier Bardem. The future of the project which tells the story of Roland Deschain (Bardem), the last surviving member of an order...

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Winter's Tale For Russell Crowe?

7th November 2011

Russell Crowe is thought to be in contention to star in 'The Winter's Tale'. The 'Gladiator' actor is believed to be loosely attached to the role of the villain in the movie, which is set...

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Javier Bardem Close To Dark Tower Deal

7th April 2011

Javier Bardem is finalising a deal to appear in 'The Dark Tower'.The 'No Country For Old Men' actor is reportedly close to signing with Universal Pictures to portray Roland Deschain in the Stephen King adaptation,...

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Javier Bardem Offered The Dark Tower Role

27th January 2011

Javier Bardem has been offered the lead role in 'The Dark Tower'. The Spanish actor - who received a Best Actor Oscar nomination for 'Biutiful' earlier this week - is reportedly wanted by director Ron...

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Fascinating Fact 3051

29th March 2007

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA star TRICIA HELFER is in talks to play SUPERGIRL in the latest comic book heroine movie. The script for the film is currently being written by THE DA VINCI CODE's AKIVA GOLDSMAN....

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Da Vinci Code Sequel To Be Made

25th November 2006

A sequel to the blockbuster movie adaptation THE DA VINCI CODE is in the works. Scriptwriter AKIVA GOLDSMAN, who adapted the DAN BROWN novel for the screen, has reportedly been paid GBP2 million ($3.8 million)...

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Pitt And Jolie's Secret Baby

17th June 2005

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE have had a secret baby - in the movie MR + MRS SMITH. According to screenwriter AKIVA GOLDSMAN, the movie couple, who stormed to the top of the US...

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Club King Peter Gatien's Story To Be Filmed

17th June 2003

Ex-club honcho PETER GATIEN and his daughter JENNIFER plan to hire the screenwriter of A BEAUTIFUL MIND to bring their life story to the movies. PURSUIT OF PLEASURE is set to be scripted by...

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