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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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Aaron Paul: It Was A Dream To Work With Ridley Scott

17th December 2014

Aaron Paul ''dreamed'' of working with Ridley Scott.The 35-year-old actor - who had a chance to work with the legendary director, 77, in his latest film 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' - admitted that it was...

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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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'Exodus: Gods And Kings' Tops Box-office, But This Is No Success Story (Yet)

By Michael West | 15th December 2014

Ridley Scott's biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings overcame concerns and criticism over its casting process to topple The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 at the North American box-office. The movie clocked up $24.5 million...

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Harrison Ford Excited By Blade Runner Sequel

15th December 2014

Harrison Ford thinks the script for the 'Blade Runner' sequel is ''the best'' he's ever read.The Hollywood legend starred in the 1982 original and is set to return for the much-anticipated sequel, and Ridley Scott...

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Ridley Scott: 'Noah's Rock Men Were Ridiculous'

14th December 2014

Moviemaker Ridley Scott fears he may have upset his Gladiator leading man Russell Crowe after picking apart his 2014 biblical epic Noah.The Brit admits he wasn't a big fan of director Darren Aronofsky's film about...

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Christian Bale: Moses "Was An Internally Intriguing Character"

By Stephen Caswell | 12th December 2014

In the upcoming Ridley Scott film, 'Exodus: Gods and Kings', Christian Bale stars as Moses - the incredibly well-known biblical character, but when asked about the difficulties of portraying such a beloved and iconic character...

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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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Christian Bale Suggests Moses Could Be Considered A "Terrorist"

By Michael West | 10th December 2014

Christian Bale says Moses - the character he plays in Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings - is "far more human and fallible" than he had imagined, going so far as suggesting he could be...

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Christian Bale Defends Primarily White 'Exodus: Gods And Kings' Casting

By Michael West | 8th December 2014

Oscar-winner Christian Bale has defended the controversial casting decisions made for Ridley Scott's new epic Exodus: Gods and Kings. The movie has been criticized for its near all-white casting, though Bale says he's already looking...

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A Week In Movies: Exodus And The Third Hobbit Premiere In London, As M:i 5 Films Across Town, Spectre Is Announced And Star Wars Teases The Internet

By Rich Cline | 5th December 2014

Ridley Scott was on hand for the premiere of his new biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings in London this week. Also on the red carpet were cast members Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley,...

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Hold Your Horses: Ridley Scott Could Still Direct 'Blade Runner 2'

By Michael West | 4th December 2014

Thousands of Blade Runner fans let out a collective depressing sigh last week after it was reported Ridley Scott would not be directing the hugely anticipated sequel to the 1982 classic. Sure, Scott was due...

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Ridley Scott Could Still Direct Blade Runner Sequel

4th December 2014

Ridley Scott has reopened the possibility of directing the 'Blade Runner' sequel.The 77-year-old movie-maker was responsible for the first film in 1982 and although he's previously said he won't be returning to the role for...

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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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Sir Ridley Scott Remembers Tragic Brother At Film Premiere

4th December 2014

Filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott paid tribute to his tragic brother Tony at the London premiere of his new blockbuster, Exodus: Gods & Kings, on Wednesday (03Dec14), revealing the epic is dedicated to his sibling.Fellow director...

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Ridley Scott Opens Up About Agony Of Brother's Suicide

27th November 2014

Filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott has spoken of his pain following the "inexplicable" death of his brother.Tony Scott, who directed films including Top Gun and Beverly Hills Cop Ii, committed suicide in 2012 after a long...

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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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Ridley Scott Addresses Exodus: Gods And Kings Casting Controversy

27th November 2014

Filmmaker Ridley Scott is responding to criticisms surrounding his casting of American, European and Australian actors for lead roles in Exodus: Gods And Kings, insisting the decision was all about securing financing.The Prometheus director has...

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Ridley Scott No Longer Directing 'Blade Runner 2' But Harrison Ford Will Still Appear

By Stephanie Chase | 26th November 2014

Ridley Scott has confirmed he will no longer direct the sequel to Blade Runner, instead opting to serve as a producer. The veteran British director revealed the news during an interview with Variety to promote...

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Ridley Scott Misses Brother Tony

26th November 2014

Ridley Scott got ''very close'' to his brother Tony Scott before his death.The 76-year-old filmmaker's sibling died at the age of 68 in August 2012 when he committed suicide, leaving Ridley devastated.However, the 'Alien' director...

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Ridley Scott Won't Direct Blade Runner Sequel

26th November 2014

Ridley Scott won't be directing the 'Blade Runner' sequel.The 76-year-old director - who helmed the original sci-fi thriller in 1982 - has confessed he will not be returning to the director's chair for the follow...

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Fx Lands Rights To Bbc Series 'Taboo', With Tom Hardy

By Michael West | 19th November 2014

FX has landed the domestic rights to the BBC period drama Taboo, which will star Tom Hardy. The series hails from Ridley Scott and World War Z scribe Steven Knight and is the first project...

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Japanese Actor Ken Takakura, Star Of 'Black Rain', Dies Aged 83

By Stephanie Chase | 18th November 2014

Veteran Japanese film star Ken Takakura has died at the age of 83, it has been announced. The actor passed away on November 10th at a Tokyo hospital after suffering from lymphoma. A private funeral...

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Matt Damon To Star In Downsizing

6th November 2014

Matt Damon will star in 'Downsizing'.The 44-year-old actor is set to star in the new film which will be directed by Alexander Payne, who also co-wrote the social satire about a man shrinking himself, alongside...

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Sean Bean Joins The Martian

21st October 2014

Sean Bean is set to star in 'The Martian'.The 55-year-old actor will join forces with Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain and Jeff Daniels for director Ridley Scott's sci-fi movie in which he will portray a NASA...

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Ridley Scott And Lynda Obst Planning Tv Series Based On Ebola Book 'The Hot Zone’

By Stephanie Chase | 18th October 2014

Mega producers Ridley Scott and Lynda Obst are planning a new mini series together, based on Richard Preston's best-seller, The Hot Zone. The non-fiction book, published in 1994, chroncials the outbreak of viral hemorrhagic fevers,...

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Ridley Scott's Ebola Outbreak Drama Fast-tracked For Tv

17th October 2014

Filmmaker Ridley Scott is developing a new Tv drama about the Ebola epidemic.Based on Richard Preston's 1994 bestseller The Hot Zone, Scott's project - a collaboration between the director and producer Lynda Obst - has...

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Jeff Daniels Offered Role In The Martian

6th October 2014

Jeff Daniels has begun talks over appearing in Ridley Scott's new film, 'The Martian'.Daniels, 59, could star in the new flick alongside the likes of Jessica Chastain and Kate Mara, who have also be offered...

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