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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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James Gunn 'Terrified' Of Releasing Guardians Of The Galaxy

30th June 2014

James Gunn is ''terrified'' about the upcoming release of 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The 43-year-old director of the Marvel Comics film has admitted he's nervous about finally finishing the production and seeing it enter cinemas on...

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Debbie Harry: 'My Biggest Regret Is Turning Down Blade Runner'

16th June 2014

Debbie Harry regrets turning down a role in Sir Ridley Scott's 1982 blockbuster Blade Runner.The Blondie star was the first choice to play rebellious humanoid Pris in the sci-fi classic, but she was forced to...

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Harrison Ford And Ridley Scott Bury Hatchet

12th June 2014

Harrison Ford and Ridley Scott appear to have buried the hatchet.The pair fell out during the filming of 1982's 'Blade Runner' but they met at restaurant 34 in London's Mayfair and made amends over a...

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Could Will Smith's Role In Ridley Scott's Nfl Drama Land Him His First Academy Award?

By Sophie Miskiw | 6th June 2014

Will Smith is in talks to star in Ridley Scott’s upcoming NFL drama, currently untitled. Will he be doing a Denzel Washington and Samuel L. Jackson style coach role or starring as a player/retired player?...

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Will Smith To Star In Nfl Drama Based On 'Game Brain' Concussion Article

By Michael West | 4th June 2014

Will Smith is close to signing up for Peter Landesman's untitled drama about the NFL's concussion problem, based on the GQ article Game Brain. Ridley Scott will produce for his Scott Free production company.Will Smith...

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Will Smith Circling Nfl Concussions Drama

4th June 2014

Will Smith is in talks to star in a NFL concussions drama.The 45-year-old actor is in negotiations for the currently untitled drama which is based on the GQ article 'Game Brain', according to Variety.com.Peter Landesman...

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Sigourney Weaver Wants To Reprise Alien Role

3rd June 2014

Sigourney Weaver wants to reprise her role in 'Alien'.The actress last played warrant officer Ellen Ripley in 1997's 'Alien Resurrection' before the iconic science fiction franchise was laid to rest, followed by the crossover 'Alien...

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'Alien 5' Is Basically Happening. Ok, So Sigourney Weaver Wants It To.

By Michael West | 3rd June 2014

Sigourney Weaver may not be done with the Alien movies just yet. The sci-fi franchise has moved in a different direction with the Prometheus films though the original star excited fans at the Hero Complex...

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'Blade Runner 2' Producers "Would Be Honored" To Land Harrison Ford

By Michael West | 16th May 2014

The producers at Alcon Entertainment have publically announced their intention to cast Harrison Ford in the lead role for Ridley Scott's Blade Runner sequel. Along with the original director, the film is being written by...

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Harrison Ford Approached For Blade Runner Sequel

15th May 2014

Harrison Ford has been approached to appear in a sequel to 'Blade Runner'.The 71-year-old action movie star is being sought to reprise his role as bounty hunter Rick Deckhard in a sequel to the sci-fi...

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Alien Designer H. R. Giger Dies

13th May 2014

'Alien' designer H. R. Giger has died.The Swiss surrealist artist passed away on Monday (12.05.14) at the age of 74 in hospital after falling down the stairs at his Zurich home, a spokesperson at the...

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H.r. Giger Dies: Celebrating The ‘Alien’ Visionary’S Nightmarish Creations

By Lauren James | 13th May 2014

H.R. Giger has passed away aged 74 from injuries sustained from a stair fall, according to The Guardian. The Swiss artist, who was best known for lending terror to the Alien movies with his biomechanical...

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Michael Fassbender Back For 'Prometheus 2'. Yes, Yes And Yes.

By Michael West | 11th May 2014

Michael Fassbender has confirmed a sequel to Ridley Scott's Prometheus is in the works and that he will reprise his role in the movie. The Oscar nominated actor, 37, revealed the news during an interview...

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Michael Fassbender Confirms Prometheus 2, He Just Doesn't Know When It'll Happen

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th May 2014

Michael Fassbender is currently riding a wave of critical acclaim for his masked performance in Lenny Abrahamson’s ‘Frank’, but the German/Irish star has recently attracted attention to a sequel to ‘Prometheus’, Ridley Scott’s polarizing sci-fi...

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Looks Like 'Blade Runner 2' Is A Thing. And Harrison Ford Is Ready.

By Michael West | 14th April 2014

Harrison Ford has described the prospect of starring in a Blade Runner sequel as "curious and exciting." The veteran actor - who is apparently starring in JJ Abrams' Star Wars Episode VII - spoke of...

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Harrison Ford 'Excited' About Blade Runner Sequel

14th April 2014

Harrison Ford is excited about the 'Blade Runner' sequel.The actor would jump at the chance to return as bounty hunter Rick Deckard in the follow-up to the popular 1982 sci-fi thriller and is ''very anxious''...

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Tom Hardy To Work With Ridley Scott On Bbc Period Drama 'Taboo'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 4th April 2014

Tom Hardy and Sir Ridley Scott will be working together on an upcoming eight part BBC drama Taboo, based on an original story created by Hardy and his father.Tom Hardy has teamed up with his...

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Tom Hardy To Star In Ridley Scott's Tv Series

4th April 2014

Actor Tom Hardy has signed on to star in a new U.K. Tv series from director Sir Ridley Scott.The Inception star will return to the small screen in a new Bbc period drama created by...

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'Prometheus 2': Everything That We Know So Far

By Stephanie Chase | 27th March 2014

'Prometheus 2', the follow up to Ridley Scott’s 2012 semi 'Alien' sequel has been given a release date of March 2016. That’s good news for fans who weren’t really sure exactly when or even if...

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Prometheus 2 Gets Release Date, Will Be Heavy On Michael Fassbender

By Michael West | 25th March 2014

Prometheus 2 will hit cinemas in March 2016 though may take on a different movie title, according to The Wrap. An insider confirmed that production is scheduled to start this fall, once Ridley Scott has...

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Five Other Script Leaks To Make Quentin Tarantino Feel Better

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd January 2014

Film headlines have been awash this week with news of Quentin Tarantino’s seemingly canned project, Hateful Eight, due to a script leak. The mercurial director has been candid in his plans to scrap the movie,...

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Microsoft Bosses: 'No Halo Film With Ridley Scott'

16th January 2014

Microsoft representatives have shot down rumours suggesting director Sir Ridley Scott is set to produce a big screen adaptation of hit video game Halo.The Alien filmmaker became linked to the role after a writer for...

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Ridley Scott Reviving Murder On The Orient Express

13th December 2013

Sir Ridley Scott is going full steam ahead with a remake of classic crime drama Murder On The Orient Express.Agatha Christie's 1934 Hercule Poirot novel was transformed for the big screen in 1974 and proved...

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Ridley Scott To Produce Murder On The Orient Express

13th December 2013

Sir Ridley Scott is remaking 'Murder on the Orient Express'.20th Century Fox has nabbed the rights to Agatha Christie's famous murder mystery novel and has set a trio of top producers to oversee the new...

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Ridley Scott's The Vatican Shelved By Tv Bosses

13th December 2013

Ridley Scott's Catholic Church drama The Vatican has been shelved following the departure of a key behind-the-scenes man.The pilot marked the Alien filmmaker's Tv directorial debut, but the Tv movie reportedly fell apart after the...

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Ridley Scott Casting Wool In 2014

26th November 2013

Filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott will begin casting new movie 'Wool' in early 2014.The 'Prometheus' director is working on a film adaptation of bookshop employee Hugh Howey's novels and is hoping to have actors lined up...

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A Week In Movies: Catching Fire Premieres, Portman Dodges The Paps, Jolie Is Maleficent, Farrell Travels In Time And Wahlberg Is Buzzing

By Rich Cline | 15th November 2013

The big event this week was the world premiere on Monday night of the new Hunger Games movie Catching Fire, with the entire cast on the red carpet in Leicester Square. Early word on the...

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Reasons To Ignore The Critics And See 'The Counsellor' Tonight

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th November 2013

At least let us explain ourselves. The world has turned against The Counsellor lately; negative reviews have flown in to the tune of a 34% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and people are ready to write...

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