Network founder and chairman Rodriguez and his partners launched the new U.S. Tv channel to create and air new content with a Hispanic leaning and the venture has already proved to be a hit, thanks in part to exclusive content like drama series Matador and the Tv adaptation of cult movie From Dusk Till Dawn.
Now two of the Latin film world's most respected moguls have sat down to discuss the industry.
Continue reading: Robert Rodriguez & Del Toro Set For State Of Latino Cinema Special
The Men in Black 3 star was eager to take on a role alongside The Wrestler actor and was excited to hear he would be sharing scenes with Rourke.
He says, "I've always been a fan of Mickey's. I'm working with Benecio (Del Toro) right now and we talked about how, when we were growing up, Mickey was someone you always looked up to and I've known him forever... Then finally when (director) Robert (Rodriguez) said, 'Do you want to do this?'... I was like, 'Of course I'll do it and do I have any scenes with Mickey?' (and he said), 'Absolutely'."
The pair has reunited for the Sin City sequel, which they unveiled in Los Angeles on Tuesday (19Aug14), and they entertained the crowd during a bash at the city's Roosevelt Hotel after the red carpet screening.
Willis played harmonica and sang the blues as Rodriguez played guitar, according to New York Post gossip column Page Six.
Continue reading: Bruce Willis And Robert Rodriguez Perform At Sin City 2 Afterparty
The teen sorrow-fest might defeat the long-awaited follow-up at the box office this weekend.
For all the hype around the long-awaited sequel Sin City: A Dame To Kill For, it looks like it might be beaten to the top of the box office charts by the lower-budget If I Stay.
Chloe Grace Moretz stars in If I Stay, which does battle with the Sin City sequel this weekend
The tearjerking teen-orientated drama is based on a novel of the same name by Gayle Forman and stars Chloe Grace Moretz as a teenage girl in a coma having an out-of-body experience, having survived a car crash that claimed the lives of her parents and brother.
Continue reading: Could 'If I Stay' Beat 'Sin City 2' To Box-Office Top Spot?
The former Bond girl portrays temptress Ava Lord in the new film and admits she put her faith and trust in her director when he asked her to bare all for revealing scenes.
She explains, "He came to my trailer and swore to me that I would look amazing with the right lighting and the right shadows. You always feel quite vulnerable when you're naked on a set and you feel quite silly. With the green screen around you in your tiny thong, it's not that sexy. You trust their vision and it looks stunning. It's not vulgar and it's not indecent. It's not realistic. It's beautiful, I think."
Continue reading: Eva Green Thrilled With Stylish Nude Scenes In Sin City Sequel
The Poker Face hitmaker was hired to star in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For by director Robert Rodriguez, who has already worked with the singer in his upcoming film MAChete Kills.
One of the film's stars, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, reveals the superstar performer was a natural in front of the camera.
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Brolin, who will play Dwight, joins the project a day after Joseph Gordon-Levitt was added to the cast, which includes returning stars Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Jaime King and Rosario Dawson.
The No Country for Old Men star isn't the only replacement - Jamie Chung will take over Devon Aoki's role in the second film and former 24 president Dennis Haysbert will stand in for the late Michael Clarke Duncan.
Continue reading: Josh Brolin Replaces Clive Owen In Sin City Sequel
The 24 star was recently hired to replace Duncan following his death in September (12), and while Haysbert insists he has a deep respect for The Green Mile star's work with the character Manute, he is keen to show fans that he too can do the job justice.
Haysbert tells Wenn, "I knew him and we got along very well and he was a really great guy. His presence is there (in the film) most certainly; he originated the role but I'm a different actor and I will put my own stamp on it. I definitely have a reverence for what he did with the role.
Continue reading: Dennis Haysbert Wants To Define His Own Sin City Character
The star, who appeared in 2005 film Sin City, is set to reprise her role as Nancy Callahan, a dancer who gets mixed up in the criminal underworld.
On Sunday (26Aug12), she revealed she has been enjoying target practice at a firing range in California, posting a picture on Twitter.com showing her holding a gun and smiling as she poses for the camera.
In a message alongside the snap, Alba writes, "What a way to start the day - training for a movie is sorta (sort of) fun."
Continue reading: Jessica Alba Takes Shooting Lessons
Clive Owen is set to star alongside Jason Statham in the new action-thriller 'The Killer Elite'.
Clive Owen is set to star in action-thriller 'The Killer Elite'.
The 45-year-old actor has signed up to join the cast of movie, a new thriller based on the Ranulph Fiennes novel 'The Feather Man', where he will play the leader of a vigilante group fighting to protect the families of SAS agents.
British-born Clive will star alongside Jason Statham in the movie by Irish director Gary McKendry, who is making his film debut with the picture.
Continue reading: Clive Owen In Killer Elite
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