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Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' Kicks Off 51st New York Film Festival

By Nick Hill | 29th September 2013

Tom Hank's 'Captain Phillips' Kick Off 51st New York Film Festival world Premiere of 'Captain Phillips' that screened at Lincoln's Center's Alice Tully Hall.}Tom Hanks starring as Captain PhillipsBritain's Paul Greengrass directed the intense real-life...

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Paul Greengrass 'Honoured' To Open Bfi London Film Festival

4th September 2013

Paul Greengrass says it's a ''big honour'' to open the BFI London Film Festival with his new movie 'Captain Phillips'.The BAFTA Award-winning director will launch the 57th annual movie gala on October 9 with his...

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Forest Whitaker Found The Butler 'Difficult'

20th August 2013

Forest Whitaker found playing Cecil Gaines in 'The Butler' the most ''difficult'' of his career.The Oscar-winning actor admits playing the film's central protagonist in Lee Daniel's movie was intimating because of the challenging techniques he...

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Captain Phillips To Open London Film Festival

1st August 2013

Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' will open the 57th annual BFI London Film Festival.The Paul Greengrass-directed drama - which is based on the real life 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by Somali...

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Forest Whitaker In Talks To Play Martin Luther King

31st May 2013

Forest Whitaker is in talks to play Martin Luther King.The Oscar-winning 'Last King of Scotland' actor is being lined up to play the famous American activist in director Paul Greengrass' biopic 'Memphis', according to

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Paul Greengrass Urges U.k. Officials To Step In Over Failed Studio Expansion Plans

18th May 2013

British director Paul Greengrass has urged officials in the U.K. to intervene after plans to expand the iconic Pinewood Studios were rejected, insisting it is in the "national interest" of the country to boost the...

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Real Life Pirates Of The Caribbean In Tom Hanks Starring 'Captain Phillips' [Trailer]

By Contributor | 13th May 2013

He was held hostage by Somali pirates four years, in what was one of the most highest profile incidents of piracy in centuries, so it's natural that of course Hollywood have gone and made a...

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Ang Lee To Direct Angelina Jolie In Cleopatra?

10th January 2013

Ang Lee wants to direct Angelina Jolie in 'Cleopatra'.The 'Life of Pi' director has revealed he could be signing on to helm the biopic starring the Hollywood A-lister, as it ''feels right'' and is different...

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Matt Damon: 'Door Is Still Open For More Bourne'

16th December 2012

Matt Damon has given fans of the Bourne films hope he will return to the franchise after revealing he plans to sit down with director pal Paul Greengrass and plot his most famous character's future.The...

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Matt Damon Wants To Reprise Bourne Role

11th December 2012

Matt Damon wants to reboot the 'Bourne' franchise.The 'Promised Land' actor admits he has approached screenwriter Jonah Nolan to brainstorm ideas for a new storyline helmed by original director Paul Greengrass which would enable his...

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George Clooney To Star In Paul Greengrass' New Thriller

29th November 2012

Paul Greengrass will direct George Clooney in a new crime thriller.The 'Bourne Ultimatum' director has signed up to helm and produce a currently untitled film by screenwriter Chris Terrio and George, with help from fellow...

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Matt Damon Won't Reprise Bourne Role

11th October 2012

Matt Damon has ruled himself out of playing Jason Bourne again.The 'Bourne Ultimatum' actor starred as the secret agent for three chapters of the blockbuster franchise, but claims he doesn't want to reprise his role...

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Ang Lee To Replace Fincher As Cleopatra Director?

24th August 2012

Ang Lee is favourite to replace David Fincher as director of 'Cleopatra'. Sony are hoping to attract the 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' helmer to direct the movie - which will see Angelina Jolie play the...

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Jeremy Renner: I Didn't Want To Replace Matt Damon In 'Legacy'

10th August 2012

Jeremy Renner has revealed that he would have instantly turned down the lead role in 'The Bourne Legacy' had the part been Matt Damon's Jason Bourne. Renner plays new secret agent Aaron Cross in the...

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The Bourne Legacy Missing One Key Ingredient: Matt Damon

9th August 2012

The Bourne Legacy - the latest movie in the spy-thriller franchise - has received a lukewarm reaction from critics ahead of its release on Friday (August 10, 2012). Though the Oscar nominated actor Jeremy Renner...

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Can Jeremy Renner Better Matt Damon In 'The Bourne Legacy'

7th August 2012

Eyebrows were raised when Universal Pictures announced it would be continuing the 'Bourne' franchise without its lead star Matt Damon. However, director Tony Gilroy is hoping to prove the doubters wrong with Hollywood star Jeremy...

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Jeremy Renner Got 'Bourne' Script From Mysterious Midnight Caller

6th August 2012

Jeremy Renner has been speaking about the secretive spy-like manner in which he received his script for The Bourne Legacy. The multi Oscar-nominated 41-year-old - who also starred in The Avengers - plays secret agent...

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Jimi Hendrix Movie In Doubt After Estate Refuses Use Of Songs

11th May 2012

The planned Jimi Hendrix biopic, starring Andre 3000 as the legendary guitarist, has hit an obstacle in the form of the musician's estate. Experience Hendrix Llc says it will not grant 'All Is By My...

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Jeremy Renner Wants Bourne Film With Matt Damon

10th December 2011

Jeremy Renner wants to do a Bourne film starring both him and Matt Damon. The actor-and-musician has replaced Matt as the hero in the fourth instalment of the spy thriller franchise - although he is...

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Jeremy Renner Reveals Bourne Details

22nd November 2011

Jeremy Renner has promised the new 'Bourne' film will be "vastly" different to others in the franchise.The actor has taken on the lead role in 'The Bourne Legacy' following the departure of Matt Damon from...

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Matt Damon To Direct First Film

20th October 2011

Matt Damon is to make his directorial movie debut.The actor has teamed up with John Krasinski to write the script for the as-yet-untitled drama, which they will both also star in.The movie tells the story...

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Matt Damon Wants More Bourne

17th October 2011

Matt Damon wants to make another Bourne movie.The actor turned down the chance to star as Jason Bourne in a fourth movie when director Paul Greengrass left the franchise, and despite the series being rebooted...

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Scott Glenn Signs Up For Bourne Legacy

12th August 2011

Scott Glenn has signed on for 'The Bourne Legacy'.The 'Sucker Punch' actor has agreed to reprise his role as CIA director Ezra Kramer in the forthcoming spin-off of the action franchise, which will star Jeremy...

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Ed Norton For Bourne Legacy Bad Guy Role?

13th July 2011

Ed Norton is being lined up to play the villain in 'The Bourne Legacy'. The 'Incredible Hulk' actor has entered negotiations for a role in the spinoff - which will follow on from the first...

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Ron Howard To Direct Formula 1 Movie 'Rush'

22nd June 2011

Ron Howard, the acclaimed American filmmaker, is reportedly set to direct the Formula 1 movie 'Rush'. Ron Howard will get behind the camera for the project which tells of the 1970's rivalry between the late...

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Paul Greengrass To Join A Captain's Duty?

3rd June 2011

Paul Greengrass is in talks to direct pirate movie 'A Captain's Duty'. The 'Green Zone' filmmaker would work with Tom Hanks on the real-life project about merchant-vessel sailor Richard Phillips, who was taken hostage by...

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Jeremy Renner Offered 'The Bourne Legacy' Role

26th April 2011

Jeremy Renner has reportedly been offered the main role in 'The Bourne Legacy'.Many actors including Dominic Cooper and Shia LaBeouf have been linked to the film but now the 'Hurt Locker' star has formally been...

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Greengrass Searching For New Investor For King Biopic

4th April 2011

Director Paul Greengrass has been dealt a blow as he battles to bring his Martin Luther King, JR. biopic to the big screen after Universal studio bosses pulled out of the project.The Bourne Supremacy filmmaker...

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Dominic Cooper For The Bourne Legacy?

26th March 2011

Dominic Cooper is being considered for 'The Bourne Legacy'.The 'Mamma Mia' actor is being lined up by director Tony Gilroy alongside a host of other high-profile stars to screen test for the film, which will...

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Jake Gyllenhaal To Star In The Bourne Legacy?

25th February 2011

Jake Gyllenhaal is being considered for the 'The Bourne Legacy'.The 'Love & Other Drugs' actor is being lined-up by director Tony Gilroy alongside a host of other high-profile stars for the film, which will see...

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