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Viggo Mortensen Compares His New Movie To Interstellar

Viggo Mortensen claims his new film tells the same story as 'Interstellar' for ''a fraction of the cost''. The 56-year-old actor is currently starring in 'Jauja' - in which he borrows a horse to go...

Viggo Mortensen Regrets Missing Out On Lead Role In The Hateful Eight

The actor claims he was in negotiations to star in the film and auditioned for Tarantino last year (14), but the dream role was not to be. He tells Grantland, "He (Tarantino)...

Viggo Mortensen And Jeremy Irons Honoured At Marrakech Film Festival

Viggo Mortensen and Jeremy Irons were honoured with career tributes at the Marrakech International Film Festival over the weekend (06-07Dec14).The Lord of the Rings star was emotional as he received a career tribute from Inglorious...

Viggo Mortensen Adds French And Arabic To His Resume For Far From Men

Actor Viggo Mortensen put his linguistic skills to the test in new movie Far From Men by learning French and Arabic for the project.The Lord of the Rings star, whose father is Danish, has previously...

Martin Freeman Baffled By Viggo Mortensen's Hobbit Criticism

Martin Freeman is adamant his fellow Hollywood star Viggo Mortensen is wrong to accuse the makers of The Hobbit trilogy of letting special effects ruin the story.Mortensen, who played Aragorn in The Lord of the...

Martin Freeman Rejects The Hobbit Cgi Criticism

Martin Freeman doesn't think 'The Hobbit' movies have focused too much on CGI.The actor - who played Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's new Middle Earth trilogy based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien - admitted...

Viggo Mortensen Embraces Characters Ugly Sides

Viggo Mortensen embraces the ''ugly side'' of characters, according to Hossein Amini.The 'Lord of the Rings' star plays organised criminal Chester MacFarland in the big screen adaptation of the Patricia Highsmith novel 'The Two Faces...

Two Faces Of January Is 'Unique'

Hossein Amini thinks 'The Two Faces of January' is a unique crime-thriller.The screenwriter makes his directorial debut with the film adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel of the same name and he's revealed he's wanted to...

'The Two Faces Of January' Could Be The Finest Patricia Highsmith Adaptation Yet

American-born but Europe-based, the novelist Patricia Highsmith wrote 22 novels and eight collections of short stories, most of which deal with characters who are badly compromised morally. So it's natural that her work has been...

Viggo Mortensen Not A Fan Of Special Effects-laden Lord Of The Rings Sequels

Lord Of The Rings trilogy star Viggo Mortensen is not a fan of the films he made with Peter Jackson, and he hates the director's The Hobbit movies.Mortensen, who portrayed heroic Aragorn in the three...

Viggo Mortensen Calls Lord Of The Rings Movies "Straight To Video, Sloppy" Films

Viggo Mortensen, the actor best known for playing Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings movies, says the second and third films in the franchise were "sloppy" movies and would have been straight-to-video had the...

Kirsten Dunst: 'I Could Handle Hitchcock'

Kirsten Dunst insists she could've handled working with Alfred Hitchcock. The 32-year-old actress has been referred to as a ''classic Hitchcock blonde'' a number of times throughout her career, and although the legendary director of...

Viggo Mortensen: Superhero Role Would Be 'Fun'

Viggo Mortensen wants to star in a superhero movie. The 55-year-old actor - who is set to star alongside 'Spider-Man' actress Kirsten Dunst in the film adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel 'The Two Faces of...

Kirsten Dunst Burnt By Viggo Mortensen On Set

Kirsten Dunst was burnt by Viggo Mortensen during filming for 'The Two Faces of January'.The 32-year-old actress plays the 'Lord of the Rings' stars' wife in the crime thriller, and she's admitted that while they...

Kristen Dunst Scared To Work With Viggo Mortensen

Kirsten Dunst was scared of working with Viggo Mortensen.The 'Spider-Man' actress will star alongside the 'Lord of the Rings' actor in the upcoming thriller 'The Two Faces of January' and she's admitted, although his casting...

Kristen Dunst Embraces Her 'Feminine' Side

Kristen Dunst likes to have a ''knight in shining armour'' on standby.The 'Two Faces of January' actress, who previously dated Jake Gyllenhaal and is currently in a relationship with Garrett Hedlund, admits she enjoys letting...

Viggo Mortensen To Be Honoured At Amfm Fest

The Lord Of The Rings star Viggo Mortensen will be the toast of the AMFM Fest in California next month (Jun13) - he has been named the recipient of the prestigious Dennis Lee Hopper Award.The...

Robert Pattinson Joins Maps To The Stars

Robert Pattinson has joined 'Maps to the Stars'.The 'Twilight Saga' actor is set to reunite with David Cronenberg, who he worked with on last year's 'Cosmopolis', and will return to his role of billionaire Eric...

Viggo Mortensen Planning Directing Debut

Actor Viggo Mortensen is preparing to step behind the camera to focus on his directorial debut.The Lord of the Rings star has worked with some of Hollywood's leading filmmakers including David Cronenberg and Peter Jackson,...

Viggo Mortensen's Mum Battling Dementia

Actor Viggo Mortensen has opened up about his mother's battle with dementia, admitting he misses the conversations they used to share.The Lord of the Rings star was raised by his American mum Grace after she...

Hot Tickets! Us Movie Releases: Will Tom Cruise Make Or Break 'Jack Reacher'? Is 'This Is 40' As Good As 'Knocked Up'?

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is riding high in the US box office charts (way higher than its nearest competitor, Rise of the Guardians) this week and it’s unlikely that will change, though there are...

Sir Ian Mckellen Fantasised About The Hobbit Dwarves

Sir Ian McKellen fantasised about the dwarves on 'The Hobbit' set.The 73-year-old actor found himself lost in erotic dreams about the band of 13 mischievous warriors - who accompany his character Gandalf The Grey on...

Rachel Weisz To Star In Maps To The Stars?

Rachel Weisz is in line to appear in 'Maps to the Stars'.The 'Definitely, Maybe' actress is reportedly in discussions to star in David Cronenberg's follow-up film to his popular feature 'Cosmopolis', which starred Robert Pattinson,...

Kristen Stewart Never Scheduled For 'On The Road' Premiere

Kristen Stewart 's 'people' are going to have a hard time over the coming weeks, keeping a lid on the inevitable rumors about her career and her personal life. In the wake of her infidelity...

Teen Choice Awards 2012: Kristen Stewart Leads The Way

Kristen Stewart looks set to take home a haul of awards at this year's Teen Choice Awards 2012. The Twilight star, along with her on-screen and off-screen boyfriend Robert Pattinson, has been nominated for three...

David Cronenberg Wants Pattinson And Mortensen Film

David Cronenberg wants to cast Robert Pattinson and Viggo Mortensen in a film together. The director has worked with Viggo on a number of films, and with Robert for the first time on 'Cosmopolis', and...

Keira Knightley To Marry In "A Beautiful European City"

Keira Knightley will marry rocker James Righton in a "very beautiful city in Europe", according to his father Nick. Speaking to the Stratford Herald newspaper, he refused to reveal specific details of the nuptials, though...

Viggo Mortensen Stopped By Airport Security Over Soccer Excitement

Actor Viggo Mortensen was stopped by security at an airport in Washington, D.C. on Sunday (27May12) after causing concern with his excited reaction to a soccer game.The Road star was watching his beloved Argentinian side...

George Clooney And Denzel Washington Are 'Men On Fire'

George Clooney, Colin Firth and Denzel Washington have been named as the sexiest men over 50. The actors are among 21 hunks to make AARP magazine's 'Men on Fire' list of older heartthrobs. Other stars...

Cannes Road's End For On The Road

The film version of Jack Kerouac's famous beat-generation novel On the Road has finally made it to the screen after a decades-long journey. The film received its worldwide premiere at the Cannes Film Festival today...

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