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J.k. Simmons Broke His Own Biopic Ban For Patriots Day

The Oscar-winning Whiplash star portrays heroic Watertown Police Department Sergeant Jeff Pugliese in the film, which chronicles the events surrounding the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the subsequent manhunt for the suspects, brothers...

Peter Berg Turned Down El Chapo Movie Over Safety Concerns

The crime boss was recaptured in January, 2016, after spending months on the run in the jungles of Mexico following an escape from prison. During his bid for freedom, El Chapo met...

Extras Stunned By Boston Marathon Bombing Scene Recreation

Director Peter Berg went to great lengths to recreate the moment the bombs went off only to realise his efforts were leaving his extras traumatised. Actress Michelle Monaghan, who stars in the...

Mark Wahlberg Takes The Lead In His Third Film From Peter Berg, 'Patriots Day'

Mark Wahlberg reunites with director Peter Berg for an emotionally challenging new drama about the Boston marathon bombings entitled 'Patriots Day'. It's a film that explores the powerful sense of community in the wake of...

Dwayne Johnson Thinks Deepwater Horizon Is Mark Wahlberg's 'Finest Acting'

Dwayne Johnson thinks 'Deepwater Horizon' is one of Mark Wahlberg's ''finest acting performances''.The 44-year-old actor - also known as The Rock for his days as a WWE wrestler - has admitted he is very proud...

Peter Berg: 'Bp Obstructed Making Of Deepwater Horizon'

Berg's new movie tells the story of the 2010 explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig, which killed 11 workers and caused an estimated 4.9 million barrels worth of oil to spill into the...

Dwayne Johnson Interested In The Rundown 2

The wrestler-turned-actor, also known as The Rock, was just establishing himself in Hollywood when he landed the role of bounty hunter Beck, who was tasked with heading into the Brazilian jungle to track...

Mark Wahlberg: 'Deepwater Horizon Is A Tribute To Oil Spill Victims And Heros'

The big screen dramatisation is based on the real-life disaster which saw drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by company Transocean and leased by BP, explode in April 2010. The explosion sparked the most catastrophic oil...

Mark Wahlberg's 100-Day Training Session

The Hollywood actor is no stranger to switching up his appearance for film roles. For the upcoming drama flick, based on a real-life oil spill in 2010, director Peter Berg wanted Mark "as heavy as...

Rihanna Documentary Set To Be Directed By Peter Berg

Not content with slaying arenas and charts around the world, Rihanna is to be the subject of a documentary movie directed by filmmaker Peter Berg, according to a new report by Deadline.The documentary, to be...

Battleship Director To Tackle Rihanna Documentary

Peter Berg will take charge of Rihanna, a film which will follow the R&B star's life and chronicle her background. The Barbados-born beauty starred in Berg's 2012 movie flop Battleship. A...

Taylor Kitsch To Direct And Star In His Own Film

The actor will also star in Pieces, a film which centres on three best friends who change the course of their lives by intercepting a drug run. Kitsch will reunite with...

Peter Berg Considering Another Wahlberg Reunion For Patriots' Day

The Massachusetts-born Ted star, who is already onboard as producer of the film, is hoping to take on a lead role in the movie, which is based on the events surrounding the real-life...

Alexander Skarsgard's Tarzan Will 'Reverse' Story

Alexander Skarsgard's 'Tarzan' will be a ''reverse'' of the story. The 38-year-old actor plays the lead role in the new movie about the boy raised in the African jungles by great apes but he revealed...

Alexander Skarsgard Not 'Cool Enough'

Alexander Skarsgard ''wasn't cool enough'' for girls when he was a teenager.Although the 38-year-old actor is now one of Hollywood's hottest hunks, he admitted that as a youngster in Sweden he didn't have much luck...

Whitney Cummings Puts New Look Down To Weight Gain And Led Beauty Treatment

The 2 Broke Girls creator reveals she has put on 25 pounds (11.3 kilograms) in recent months and she feels better about her figure now she's no longer so skinny. She explains,...

Peter Berg Fires Back Following Caitlyn Jenner Fall-out

The Friday Night Lights director posted a meme about Jenner's Arthur Ashe Courage Award win shortly after the reality TV star picked up the accolade in Los Angeles. The instagram post featured...

Friday Night Lights Author Defends Caitlyn Jenner From Post-espys Criticism

Berg, who adapted Buzz Bissinger's book about high school football for a 2004 movie and TV series, was among the many American sports fans who took exception to ESPY awards bosses giving their...

Peter Berg Developing Rihanna Documentary

The filmmaker gave the Umbrella singer her first big acting break in 2012 and now they are working together on a new big screen project. The documentary has been described as an...

Mark Wahlberg Is 'The Six Billion Dollar Man' (Adjusted, Due To Inflation)

Mark Wahlberg is teaming up with Lone Survivor director Peter Berg for a feature-length version of the 1970s TV series The Six Million Dollar Man - inflated to The Six BILLION Dollar Man for a...

Mark Wahlberg For The Six Million Dollar Man?

Mark Wahlberg will reportedly star in a film remake of 'The Six Million Dollar Man'. The 43-year-old actor is said to be in talks with Universal Pictures to take on the lead role in a...

Is Hbo's 'The Leftovers' The New Breaking Bad, True Detective, Etc?`

Fans of Game of Thrones who bothered to pay attention to the ads before last night's season premiere were treated to a preview for HBO's new show The Leftovers, which looked pretty awesome. The handy...

'Lone Survivor' Leaves Critics Doubting Its Awards Chances: Review Round-up

Lone Survivor is director Peter Berg's attempt at turning former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's harrowing tale of survival inside enemy territory into a major motion picture, one that initially looked as though it had a...

Mark Wahlpeter Berg Declined To Read Lone Survivor Book

Mark Wahlberg refused to read the book which inspired his new U.S. Navy Seal action drama Lone Survivor, because he did not want to second guess what information writer/director Peter Berg had decided to leave...

Director Peter Berg Became First Civilian To Experience Navy Seals In Action

Filmmaker Peter Berg became the first civilian to join an active Navy Seal unit while he was preparing to shoot the film adaptation of Marcus Luttrell's book Lone Survivor.Luttrell gave Berg the rights after turning...

Friday Night Lights Movie Not Moving Ahead

Director/producer Peter Berg has dashed fans' hopes of a new film adaptation of Tv drama series Friday Night Lights after the idea was met with mixed feelings from the cast and crew.The critically-acclaimed show was...

Was Mark Wahlberg Having A Go At All Actors During His 'Lone Survivor' Rant?

Mark Wahlberg appeared at the AFI Festival in Los Angeles on Tuesday (12 Nov.) night, where his latest film, Lone Survivor, was given its festival premiere. An adaptation of Petty Officer Marcus Luttrell’s account of...

Wait, Could 'Lone Survivor' Win Best Picture At The Oscars?

While all the talk so far has centered on 12 Years a Slave, Gravity and Captain Phillips, a new and very serious contender for Best Picture at the Oscars has emerged in the form of...

Peter Berg And Whitney Cummings Split

Battleship director Peter Berg has split from actress and comedienne Whitney Cummings.The funnywoman revealed she was newly single during a recent stand-up performance on her U.S. comedy tour, according to UsMagazine.com. An audience member...

Mark Wahlberg Is 'The Lone Survivor' In Peter Berg's New Film [Trailer]

Based on Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10, the book by Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor sees Mark Wahlberg (Lutrell), Taylor Kitsch, Eric Bana, Emile Hirsch...

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