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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...

'Alien: Covenant' Early Reviews Round-up

Written by John Logan, Dante Harper, Jack Paglen and Michael Green, 'Alien: Covenant' is the latest instalment in the 'Alien' franchise from director Ridley Scott. Starring Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender in leading roles alongside...

Alien: Covenant Director Ridley Scott Loves To Scare People

Sir Ridley Scott says his favourite thing as a filmmaker is getting to scare his audience.The legendary Hollywood director has made a number of iconic movies, including 'The Martian', 'Gladiator', 'American Gangster' and 'Blade Runner',...

Katherine Waterston Said She Was Paranoid Filming Alien: Covenant

Katherine Waterston was constantly teased about her on-screen running in 'Alien: Covenant' by her friend Paul Thomas Anderson.The 37-year-old actress plays terraforming expert Daniels in Sir Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' sequel in which she and her...

Michael Fassbender: Ridley Scott Understands Modern Horror

Michael Fassbender says 'Alien: Covenant' director Sir Ridley Scott understands the fear factor required in modern cinema.The 40-year-old actor is reprising his role as prototype android David in the sci-fi thriller - the sequel to...

Ridley Scott Shuts Down Alien 5 Rumours

Sir Ridley Scott insists 'Alien 5' will never happen.It was previously reported Neill Blomkamp was to produce and direct another installment of the sci-fi saga but the franchise's creator - who has most recently been...

Alien: Covenant Prologue Tells Post-prometheus Story

Fans can now fill in the gaps before 'Alien: Covenant' is released next month by watching a newly released prologue which reveals what happens to the 'Prometheus' survivors.The prologue opens with white text upon a...

Amy Adams Will Receive The American Cinematheque Award

Amy Adams is to be honoured with the 2017 American Cinematheque Award.The 42-year-old star is one of the most in-demand actresses in Hollywood and has won two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in 2013's...

Sir Ridley Scott Set To Direct Battle Of Britain Film

Sir Ridley Scott is attached to direct a film about the Battle of Britain.The 79-year-old British filmmaker - who is renowned for his work on sci-fi films, 'Blade Runner, 'Prometheus' and 'Alien' - has reportedly...

New Mulan Won't Be Musical

Niki Caro confirmed there won't be any songs in Disney's live-action feature film 'Mulan'.The 49-year-old director is in charge of the upcoming adventure film, which is based on a young Chinese maiden who disguises herself...

Ryan Reynolds And Jake Gyllenhaal Fear Alien Attack

'Life' stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds would be useless if they had to battle a real-life alien invasion.The two actors appear together in the sci-fi thriller, in which they must battle an aggressive extraterrestrial...

Tom Hardy And Ridley Scott Reteam For Netflix Navy Seal Drama - Report

According to editors at the Hollywood Reporter, War Party will star the Taboo actor, with Scott’s company, Scott Free Productions, handling production. It's not the first time the pair has worked together. Scott Free produced...

Ridley Scott In Talks To Direct All The Money In The World

Sir Ridley Scott is to direct upcoming kidnapping film 'All The Money In The World'.According to Deadline, the 79-year-old director is ''finalising'' plans to steer the cast and crew on a drama about the 1970s...

Ridley Scott To Direct John Paul Getty Iii Kidnapping Film

The movie's script has been written by David Scarpa and will centre on Getty III's kidnapping in 1973. During the ordeal, Getty III's mother Abigail Harris begged oilman John Paul Getty Sr. to...

Ridley Scott Teases Gladiator Sequel

The critically-acclaimed Roman Empire epic starred Russell Crowe as army general Maximus, who heroically dies at the end of the movie after battling with Joaquin Phoenix's villainous Emperor Commodus in an effort to...

Sir Ridley Scott Wants Gladiator Sequel

Sir Ridley Scott has teased a possible 'Gladiator' sequel.The 79-year-old director helmed the critically acclaimed 2000 historical drama movie - which starred Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius - and has revealed he's figured out...

Denis Villeneuve Wants A Break Before Dune Remake

Denis Villeneuve will get to work on the 'Dune' remake once he's had a rest after completing 'Blade Runner 2049'.The 49-year-old French/Canadian director's schedule has been relentless as once he had finished 'Sicario' he moved...

La La Land's Damien Chazelle Scoops Top Prize At Directors Guild Of America Awards

The 32-year-old filmmaker, who directed the Hollywood musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, won the award for best feature film at the star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday (04Feb17)....

Julius Avery To Direct Overlord

Julius Avery has signed up to direct supernatural World War II movie 'Overlord'.The Australian-born film director, who helmed 2014 film 'Son of a Gun', has teamed up with Paramount and J.J. Abrams' 'Bad Robot' for...

Tom Hardy Lost £2m On Bbc Drama Taboo

Tom Hardy lost £2 million making his new BBC1 drama 'Taboo'.The 39-year-old hunk created Taboo Productions Ltd to handle the finances for the eight-part series, which he wrote, produced and starred in - but his...

Tom Hardy Forced To Wear A Loincloth For Nude Scene

Taboo, an eight-part series set in 1814, follows Tom's character James Delaney as he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father's shipping empire. The Revenant actor has now...

Sir Ridley Scott Spotted A Star In Tom Hardy

Sir Ridley Scott knew Tom Hardy was going to be a big star from the first moment they worked together.The 79-year-old director cast the 39-year-old actor in his 2001 war movie 'Black Hawk Down' and...

Ridley Scott Says Superhero Movies Have "No Story"

Don’t expect Ridley Scott to jump on the superhero bandwagon anytime soon. The Blade Runner director has said he wants to "keep making smart films” and described superhero blockbusters as having “no story”.Ridley Scott thinks...

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