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Joel Edgerton And Jon Bernthal Eyed For Suicide Squad Lead - Report

23rd January 2015

Australian actor Joel Edgerton is reportedly in line to replace his Warrior co-star Tom Hardy in the planned movie adaptation of Suicide Squad.Hardy walked away from the project earlier this month (Jan15) and Jake Gyllenhaal...

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Christian Bale: Moses Is 'Most Extreme' Role Ever

22nd December 2014

Christian Bale says the character of Moses in 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' was the ''most extreme'' role he has ever undertaken.The 'American Hustle' star plays the Egyptian prince in the new blockbuster and felt compelled...

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Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods And Kings' Brings Spectacle To Cinemas

By Rich Cline | 19th December 2014

Ridley Scott is no stranger to the biblical epic. From 'Gladiator' to 'Kingdom of Heaven', he has proved that he's fearless when creating a massive-scale movie. Although he has long been criticised for skimping on...

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Joel Edgerton "Felt Very Honoured" To Work With Ridley Scott

By Stephen Caswell | 18th December 2014

It's always good for actors and directors to get along on the set of a film; it keeps everyone involved in a good state of mind, and can lead to a better finished product than...

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Joel Edgerton's Filming Worries

17th December 2014

Joel Edgerton suffers anxiety on his first few days on a new film set because he worries he's going to be fired. Despite starring in several big movies such as 'Warrior' and 'The Great Gatsby',...

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Joel Edgerton's Runaway Chariot Scare On Exodus Set

17th December 2014

Australian actor Joel Edgerton was left terrified on the set of new movie Exodus: Gods And Kings when he was stuck on a runaway chariot after the horses' reins broke.The star plays Egyptian pharoah Ramses...

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The Things They Say: 4506270

12th December 2014

"I look like an angry, man, baby potato kind of thing." Actor Joel Edgerton on his bald as Ramses in new epic Exodus: Gods & Monsters.

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12th December 2014

"We had a lot of fun... Christian, every chance he got, would make fun of me in my gold (costume)." Actor Joel Edgerton was constantly ridiculed by his Exodus: Gods And Kings co-star Christian Bale...

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Joel Edgerton's Passion For Film Reinvigorated After Working On Exodus: Gods And Kings

12th December 2014

Actor Joel Edgerton has credited director Ridley Scott with reinvigorating his passion for film by casting him in Exodus: Gods And Kings during a tough time in his life.The Australian star was battling the blues...

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Joel Edgerton 'Dreams' Of Being Like Ridley Scott

11th December 2014

Joel Edgerton ''dreams'' of being a director like Ridley Scott.The 40-year-old actor was so in awe of the director - who has worked on 'Blade Runner' and 'Alien' - he admitted he one day hopes...

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Joel Edgerton Wore 'Solid Gold Thong' Under His Costume

4th December 2014

Joel Edgerton wore a ''solid gold thong'' underneath his 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' costume.The 40-year-old actor stars as Ramses in the upcoming action-adventure-drama and his co-star Christian Bale, who stars as his enemy Moses, has...

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Rupert Murdoch Causes Controversy On Twitter (Again!), Defends 'Racially Insensitive' Casting Of 'Exodus: Gods & Kings'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 30th November 2014

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has defended the casting of Exodus: Gods and Kings after reviews and social media users claimed the film was racially inaccurate and insensitive.Controversial casting: Joel Edgerton (L) and Christian Bale (R)...

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Ridley Scott: "Mohammad So-and-so Isn't Going To Get My Movie Financed"

By Michael West | 27th November 2014

Ridley Scott has responded to the apparent lack of ethnic diversity in his latest movie Exodus: Gods and Kings, saying that having a lead actor called "Mohammad so-and-so" wouldn't enable him to get a film...

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Joel Edgerton Reacts To Exodus Boycott

19th August 2014

Australian actor Joel Edgerton is adamant he can empathise with fans who are calling for a boycott of his new movie Exodus: Gods And Kings over race claims, but insists he was just doing "a...

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Ridley Scott: Exodus 'Biggest' Film I've Ever Made

11th July 2014

Ridley Scott says 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' is the ''biggest'' movie he's ever made.The 'Prometheus' director is currently in post-production for the upcoming drama about Moses' hand in leading the Israelite slaves out of Egypt...

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See Heavily Eye-linered Christian Bale As Moses In Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods And Kings' [Trailer & Pictures]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 10th July 2014

Director Ridley Scott has dealt with some epic stories whether it's the might of the Roman Empire and the obsession with gladiators, slavering murderous aliens in space or legends of British folklore. But now the...

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Johnny Depp Is 'Unrecognisable' For Black Mass

3rd June 2014

Johnny Depp had an extreme makeover for 'Black Mass'.The 50-year-old actor is set to play convicted murderer and organised crime figure Whitey Bulger - who is currently serving two life sentences in an Arizona prison...

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Benedict Cumberbatch For Whitey Bulger Biopic

22nd May 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch has replaced Guy Pearce in the upcoming Whitey Bulger biopic.The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' actor has been signed up to replace the 'Prometheus' star in the untitled project starring Johnny Depp as convicted...

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Stars Support Baz Luhrmann At Strictly Ballroom Premiere

12th April 2014

Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby star Joel Edgerton and pop singer Kylie Minogue were among the famous faces who supported the director at the world premiere of his Strictly Ballroom stage show.The moviemaker has transformed...

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Johnny Depp Promotes 'Transcendence', But Attention Turns To 'Black Mass'

By Michael West | 8th April 2014

Johnny Depp has begun his promotional tour for his new science fiction thriller Transcendance, which opens on April 18. However, journalists appear to be more concerned with another of the actor's upcoming projects, Black Mass...

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Dakota Johnson To Join Already Awesome Cast Of 'Black Mass'?

By Michael West | 24th March 2014

Dakota Johnson, the actress who is to play Anastasia Steele in next year's Fifty Shades of Grey movie, is reportedly being eyed to play Johnny Depp's love interest in Black Mass.Dakota Johnson Could Line Up...

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Guy Pearce In Talks For Black Mass

14th March 2014

Guy Pearce is in talks to star alongside Johnny Depp in 'Black Mass'.The 'Iron Man 3' actor is negotiating the role of Whitey Bulger's brother in the forthcoming drama, while 'The Lone Ranger' actor is...

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Johnny Depp Eyeing Return To Black Mass

15th January 2014

Johnny Depp is considering signing up for 'Black Mass'.The 50-year-old actor is reportedly tipped for a return to the real-life crime drama following his departure from the movie over an alleged pay dispute last year....

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Joel Edgerton Tipped To Replace Johnny Depp In Shantaram

6th September 2013

Actor Joel Edgerton is in talks to replace Johnny Depp in the film adaptation of acclaimed book Shantaram.Studio bosses at Warner Bros. paid $2 million (£1.3 million) to acquire the rights to the Gregory David...

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Sigourney Weaver Signs Up For Ridley Scott's Biblical Epic, 'Exodus'

By Lauren James | 28th August 2013

Sigourney Weaver is set to star in another Ridley Scott-directed movie, 34 years after she made her name in his 1979 sci-fi classic, Alien. The 63 year-old will appear in Scott's upcoming biblical epic Exodus...

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Sigourney Weaver To Join Ridley Scott's Exodus

28th August 2013

Sigourney Weaver is to reunite with Ridley Scott for biblical epic 'Exodus'.The Oscar-nominated actress will once again team up with the iconic filmmaker who launched her career with a lead role in 1979 sci-fi classic...

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Sigourney Weaver And Ridley Scott To Join Forces Once Again For 'Exodus'

By Joe Wilde | 28th August 2013

Sigourney Weaver is re-teaming with the man who gave her her big break; Ridley Scott, to co-star in the director's upcoming Bible epic Exodus. The 20th Century Fox production will see Weaver star as Tuya,...

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Joel Edgerton In Talks To Play Egyptian Pharoah

14th August 2013

Australian actor Joel Edgerton has been tapped to portray Egyptian ruler Ramses in Sir Ridley Scott's Biblical epic Exodus.The Zero Dark Thirty star is in negotiations to join the director's latest project, which will feature...

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Joel Edgerton To Star In Biblical Epic Exodus

14th August 2013

Joel Edgerton is in talks to join Christian Bale in 'Exodus'.The 'Zero Dark Thirty' actor is poised to star as Egyptian ruler Ramses in Ridley Scott's biblical epic, with Bale confirmed to play religious prophet...

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Kirsten Dunst Eyes A Midnight Special

13th August 2013

Kirsten Dunst has landed the lead female role in 'Midnight Special'.The 'Spider-Man' actress will star in 'Mud' director Jeff Nichols' sci-fi drama about a father who goes on the run with his eight-year-old son when...

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