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'Passion' Reviews: Brian De Palma, Is That Really You?

By Michael West | 30th August 2013

Brian De Palma, a man once considered the finest director on the planet having helmed The Untouchables and Scarface, returns this week with Passion - a thriller based on the 2010 French movie Love Crime....

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David Yates To Direct Scarface Remake?

1st August 2013

David Yates is set to direct a 'Scarface' remake.The 'Harry Potter' director - who helmed the final four instalments in the hugely successful wizarding franchise - is in final negotiations with movie studio Universal to...

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Chloe Grace Moretz Determined To Play Carrie

19th July 2013

Chloe Grace Moretz knew she had to star in 'Carrie'.The actress takes on the iconic titular role in the upcoming remake of Brian De Palma's classic 1976 horror film, and says she couldn't imagine anyone...

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Julianne Moore: Carrie Character Is Terrifying

30th June 2013

Julianne Moore says her character in 'Carrie' is ''terrifying''.The Oscar-nominated actress tackles the role of Margaret White - the titular telekinetic teenager's God-fearing mother - in the remake of the classic horror film and says...

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Chloe Grace Moretz 'Too Pretty' For Carrie

27th February 2013

Chloe Grace Moretz was ''too pretty'' to play Carrie.The young actress will play the iconic character in the remake of Brian De Palma's 1976 film 'Carrie' - based on Stephen King's horror novel - but...

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Al Pacino And Brian De Palma To Resurrect Scarface Partnership For Joe Paterno Film Happy Valley

By Contributor | 17th January 2013

In intriguing news, Al Pacino and Brian De Palma are to hook up again for the third time to appear in the film Happy Family, the film based on the real-life story of the late...

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Al Pacino And Brian De Palma To Reunite

17th January 2013

Al Pacino is set to reunite with Brian De Palma on 'Happy Valley'.The veteran actor will once again team with his 'Scarface' director for the true story picture about Penn State football coach, Joe Paterno,...

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Fascinating Fact: 3455592

17th January 2013

Al Pacino is to reteam with his Scarface and Carlito's Way director Brian De Palma for a new film about disgraced U.S. college football coach Joe Paterno. Pacino will portray the late Penn State football...

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Rachel Weisz To Star In Maps To The Stars?

9th November 2012

Rachel Weisz is in line to appear in 'Maps to the Stars'.The 'Definitely, Maybe' actress is reportedly in discussions to star in David Cronenberg's follow-up film to his popular feature 'Cosmopolis', which starred Robert Pattinson,...

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Carrie Remake Teaser Trailer: Will Fans Of The Original Be Converted?

By Hayley Avron | 17th October 2012

A teaser trailer for the Carrie remake was unveiled at New York’s Comic Con last weekend and has now made its way online. Starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore, the re-visioning of the 1976...

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Brian De Palma Movie 'Passion' Is A "Sexy Murder Mystery"

7th September 2012

It's 20 years since Brian De Palma made a foray into the world of the thriller movie. He returns to the genre with Passion, starring Rachel Mcadams and Noomi Rapace. The movie premiered at the...

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Bob Hoskins, 72, Retires From 'Acting Lark' After Diagnosis

9th August 2012

Bob Hoskins , one of the best loved British actors of recent times, has announced his retirement after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The cockney-accented star, who often played the menacing hard man, said...

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Heavyweights Brian De Palma And Terrence Malick To Compete At Venice

26th July 2012

Movie legends Brian De Palma and Terrence Malick are set to compete for the Golden Lion at the upcoming Venice Film Festival in Italy.The revered filmmakers' latest movies will be among the 18 in competition...

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Chloe Moretz: Carrie Will 'Mess With Your Mind'

28th June 2012

Chloe Moretz says the 'Carrie' remake will ''mess with your mind''. The 'Kick-Ass' actress compares the forthcoming remake of the 1976 horror film to 2010 thriller 'Black Swan' - which stars Mila Kunis and Natalie...

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Chloe Moretz: Carrie Will Be Dark And Psychological

30th April 2012

Chloe Moretz says the 'Carrie' remake will be ''darker and more psychological'' than the original. The 'Kick-Ass' actress has signed up to play the titular role - a bullied schoolgirl who discovers she has psychic...

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Julianne Moore To Star In Carrie

17th April 2012

Julianne Moore is to join the cast of the 'Carrie' remake.'Kick-Ass' actress Chloe Moretz is already on board to portray the titular lead character - a bullied schoolgirl who discovers she has psychic powers and...

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Moore In Talks To Play Carrie's Mum

17th April 2012

Julianne Moore is in talks to play Carrie's mother in the upcoming remake of Brian De Palma's classic horror thriller.Chloe Grace Moretz will play the titular character, originally portrayed by Sissy Spacek in the 1976...

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Chloe Moretz Cast As 'Carrie' In Horror Remake

28th March 2012

The young actress Chloe Moretz has been confirmed to play the title role in a remake of the classic horror film Carrie, the UK Press Association reports today. The 15 year-old star of Kick Ass...

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Rachel Mcadams To Star In Passion?

15th December 2011

Rachel McAdams is in talks to star in 'Passion'. The 33-year-old actress may be starring alongside her fellow 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' beauty Noomi Rapace in the project, a remake of the French...

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New Scarface Movie In Development

22nd September 2011

A new 'Scarface' movie is being developed. Universal Pictures has been meeting with writers to prepare a script for the project, first released in 1932 before the 1983 version starring Al Pacino as gangster Tony...

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Classic Films To Debut On Hulu Plus

16th February 2011

Some of the greatest films ever produced will now become available for streaming on Hulu Plus, the $7.99-per-month subscription service launched last year by Hulu, the company owned jointly by Disney/ABC, Comcast/NBC Universal, News Corp./Fox,...

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Sean Connery Vows Never To Act Again

25th August 2010

SEAN CONNERY, who turns 80 today, has said that his acting days are over. The James Bond actor and star of 'The Untouchables' told Scotland's Daily Record, "I don't think I'll ever act again. I...

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Actor Sinise Clashes With Director De Palma On Iraq

10th March 2009

Actor Gary Sinise has accused Brian De Palma, who directed him in Mission to Mars and Snake Eyes , of pursuing a political agenda with De Palma's award-winning 2007 drama Redacted , based on the...

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The Exorcist Voted Greatest Horror Film Of All Time

31st October 2008

William Friedkin's The Exorcist has been voted the best horror film ever made in a new Halloween poll.The 1973 thriller, based on William Peter Blatty's book, topped an online poll of more than 6,000 HMV...

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De Palma Cancels Master Class

4th September 2008

Acclaimed filmmaker BRIAN DE PALMA was forced to cancel a master class he was to teach after undergoing emergency dental surgery. The Carrie director was scheduled to appear at the World Film Festival in Montreal,...

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De Palma Defends Damsels In Distress

7th March 2008

Director BRIAN DE PALMA has hit back at critics who deem his habit of casting women in victim roles degrading, insisting it's harder for audiences to sympathise with men in distress. During the 1980s, the...

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De Palma: 'Easy Rider Gave Me A Career'

7th March 2008

Director BRIAN DE PALMA has credited cult classic EASY RIDER with paving the way for maverick movie-makers like himself, STEVEN SPIELBERG and MARTIN SCORSESE to revitalise an ailing Hollywood film industry. The Scarface director admits...

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De Palma Blasts U.s. Government Over Iraq War Cover-up

6th March 2008

Director BRIAN DE PALMA has attacked the U.S. government and the media for fooling the American public into believing the Iraq war has the full support of the armed forces fighting there. The movie-maker -...

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De Palma's Movie Censored Over Lawsuit Fears

4th March 2008

Director BRIAN DE PALMA's montage of Iraq war casualties was censored in new movie REDACTED on the insistence of insurance companies, who feared relatives of the victims would sue the movie-makers. The veteran director's anti-war...

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Redacted To Confront Protests

15th November 2007

Director Brian De Palma's latest film Redacted is scheduled to open tomorrow (Friday) in limited release as theater owners brace for possible protests. The film, inspired by the case of the rape and murder of...

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