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Michael Green: Blade Runner 2049 Is Inspired By Mcu

Michael Green has revealed that 'Blade Runner 2049' was partly inspired by the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The American screenwriter penned the sequel to Sir Ridley Scott's 1982 cult sci-fi classic alongside original 'Blade...

Bill Nicholson Never Expected Breathe To Open Bfi London Film Festival

Bill Nicholson ''never believed'' his new film 'Breathe' would be selected to open the BFI London Film Festival 2017.The 69-year-old screenwriter has penned a number of big Hollywood blockbusters, including Sir Ridley Scott's Roman epic...

Ryan Gosling's Promotional Struggle

Ryan Gosling finds it ''harder and harder'' to talk about his new movie 'Blade Runner 2049' because of the suffering in America.The 36-year-old actor admits it is strange to be promoting his film at a...

Russell Crowe Launches His Own Range Of Tea Bags

Russell Crowe has launched his own range of tea bags.The 53-year-old actor handed out free boxes of Crowe's Tea to fans while he was touring with his band Indoor Garden Party, and Russell is...

Sir Ridley Scott Never Wanted To Make Blade Runner Sequel

Sir Ridley Scott had ''no interest'' to ever make a sequel to 'Blade Runner'.The 79-year-old filmmaker helmed the 1982 cult classic and in 2015 the highly anticipated sequel was announced to be in the works...

Phil Lord And Chris Miller To Helm Artemis

Phil Lord and Chris Miller will direct the 'Martian' follow-up, 'Artemis'.The directing duo have reportedly signed on to helm a movie adaptation of 'Artemis', the second novel penned by Andy Weir, who's first novel 'The...

Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049 Won't Have A Director's Cut

Denis Villeneuve insists 'Blade Runner 2049' won't have a ''director's cut''.The 49-year-old filmmaker has helmed the long-awaited sequel to Sir Ridley Scott's 1982 cult classic - which had eight different versions - and Villeneuve has...

Rutger Hauer Has Concerns Over Blade Runner Sequel

Rutger Hauer is concerned that 'Blade Runner 2049' won't be as ''character-driven'' as the original film.The 73-year-old actor starred as the renegade and violent replicant Roy Batty in Sir Ridley Scott's 1982 cult classic alongside...

Denis Villeneuve Creates Blade Runner Whisky

Denis Villeneuve has created a limited-edition whisky for 'Blade Runner 2049'.The 49-year-old filmmaker has helmed the sequel to Sir Ridley Scott's cult classic and now he has joined forces with Johnnie Walker whisky to create...

David Bautista: Daniel Craig Sings Showtunes On Set

Daniel Craig constantly ''belts out showtunes'' on set, according to Dave Bautista.The two actors starred alongside each other in the 2015 James Bond movie 'Spectre' and despite having a serious demeanour in the franchise, Craig's...

James Cameron Says Alien And Terminator Sequels Not As Good As Original

James Cameron has admitted the subsequent 'Alien' and 'Terminator' movies were never as good as the original.The 62-year-old filmmaker helmed the 1984 Arnold Schwarzenegger movie and the 1986 sequel to Sir Ridley Scott's 'Alien' but...

Denis Villeneuve: Blade Runner 2049 Is My Biggest Challenge

Denis Villeneuve has admitted 'Blade Runner 2049' is the biggest ''artistic challenge'' of his career so far.The 49-year-old filmmaker has helmed the sequel to the movie classic 'Blade Runner' and although he always wanted to...

Hans Zimmer Reportedly Scoring Blade Runner 2049

Hans Zimmer is reportedly scoring 'Blade Runner 2049'.The 59-year-old 'Pirates of the Caribbean' composer has taken over creating the incidental music for the upcoming sequel to Sir Ridley Scott's 1982 cult sci-fi movie, Den of...

Denis Villeneuve: Blade Runner 2049 Is Homage To Original

Denis Villeneuve insists 'Blade Runner 2049' is an ''homage to a world that doesn't exist anymore''.The 49-year-old filmmaker is currently helming the sequel to the classic movie 'Blade Runner' and claims the film honours the...

Hampton Fancher Had Blade Runner Sequel Planned

'Blade Runner' co-writer Hampton Fancher had a sequel script planned a year after the first movie.The original cult film was released in 1982 and now 35 years later Harrison Ford is set to reprise his...

David Bowie Was Wanted For Blade Runner 2049

'Blade Runner 2049' bosses wanted David Bowie to star in the film.The highly-anticipated sequel will see Jared Leto in the role of Neander Wallace, but director Denis Villeneuve admitted his first choice was the late...

Daisy Ridley Admits To Nerves On Murder On The Orient Express

Daisy Ridley could barely hold a cup when she filmed 'Murder on the Orient Express' because she was so nervous working with the all-star cast.The 25-year-old actress is starring as Mary Debenham in Kenneth Branagh's...

Robert Downey Jr. Too Short For Thelma And Louise

Robert Downey Jr. missed out starring in 'Thelma and Louise' because he was deemed to be ''too short''.The Hollywood actor auditioned for the role of beefcake drifter J.D. in the iconic 1991 road movie, which...

Ridley Scott Hints At More Blade Runner Movies

Sir Ridley Scott has hinted that more 'Blade Runner' sequels might be in the pipeline.The acclaimed movie-maker serves as a producer for the new 'Blade Runner' movie, which stars Ryan Gosling, Jared Leto and Harrison...

Neill Blomkamp Says Alien 5 Is Dead

Neill Blomkamp confirms 'Alien 5' is ''totally dead''.It was previously reported Blomkamp was to produce and direct another installment of the sci-fi saga but after the franchise's creator Sir Ridley Scott said it is unlikely...

Sigourney Weaver Wasn't Sure About Movie Part

Sigourney Weaver ''wasn't even sure'' if she wanted to be in a movie when she auditioned for 'Alien'.The 67-year-old actress came from a theatre background and admits she wasn't sure if she wanted to sign...

Katherine Waterston Was Scared When She Saw Alien: Covenant

The Alien franchise has a history of female protagonists (Sigourney Weaver in the first four, then Noomi Rapace in Prometheus), and Katherine Waterston takes the central role in Alien: Covenant. With this film, director Ridley...

Sir Ian Mckellen And Gabriel Byrne To Star In Hamlet Revenant

Sir Ian McKellen, Gabriel Byrne and Connie Nielsen have been cast to star in 'Hamlet Revenant'.Inspired by William Shakespeare tragedy 'Hamlet', the new movie follows a character caught in treasonous political upheavals, family crisis and...

Demian Bichir Compares Ridley Scott To Michelangelo

Being a celebrity is rather commonplace, especially in this day and age, but being a legend is a whole other thing. We may sometimes think that we are past the time of creative invention, but...

Billy Crudup Won't Let His Son See Alien: Covenant

Billy Crudup won't let his son see 'Alien: Covenant'.The 'Almost Famous' star is currently starring in Sir Ridley Scott's sci-fi thriller and prequel to the 'Alien' franchise but admits he won't let his teenage son...

Ridley Scott: Katherine Waterston Is 'Physically Imposing'

When it came to casting a film like 'Alien: Covenant', director Ridley Scott found himself looking outside of the film industry and more towards the world of stage productions. It's there he found Katherine Waterston,...

Harrison Ford Was Ready For Blade Runner Return

Harrison Ford signed up for 'Blade Runner 2049' after deciding it was the right time to revisit his character Rick Deckard.The Hollywood legend played the lead in Sir Ridley Scott's original 1982 cult classic and...

Katherine Waterston Inspired By Sigourney Weaver On Alien: Covenant

Katherine Waterston drew inspiration from a meeting with Sigourney Weaver when she landed her role in 'Alien: Covenant'.Waterston, 37, stars alongside Michael Fassbender in the Sir Ridley Scott prequel to the 'Alien' franchise and follows...

Sir Ridley Scott Has Schedule For Alien: Covenant Sequel

Sir Ridley Scott has confirmed 'Alien: Covenant' sequel will film within the next 14 months.The 79-year-old Hollywood director revived the 'Alien' franchise he created with his original 1979 sci-fi horror movie with 2012 prequel 'Prometheus'...

Sir Ridley Scott Wants To Make More Movies

Sir Ridley Scott wants to make four movies in a year.The 79-year-old director admits he gets frustrated that he is unable to be as prolific in his output as actors are and he is driven...

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