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'Baywatch' Takes A Beating From The Critics


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When it was announced there was to be a big screen release of 'Baywatch', based on the original television series of the same name, not many people really knew what to expect. So, following the reveal that Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Zac Efron would be leading proceedings came a little hope that this could be the revival the franchise needed.

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Unfortunately, that doesn't seem to be the case if recent critical reviews are anything to go by. Currently sitting at just 19% on reviews aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes, the film hasn't just failed to make a splash, but it's really being hammered by those who can have a big influence on box office numbers.

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Zac Efron Lands Role As Serial Killer Ted Bundy


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Zac Efron is an actor known for a flurry of different roles. Whether it's his breakout role as Troy Bolton in the 'High School Musical' Disney movie trilogy, the charming Link Larkin in the 2007 'Hairspray' film adaptation or his more recent roles in the likes of 'Bad Neighbours' and 'Baywatch', there's certainly one direction many never thought they'd see him going in.

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That is in the direction of playing a serial killer, but that's exactly what he'll be doing in forthcoming movie 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile', as a report from THR states. From documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger and a script from Michael Werwie, the film tells the story of infamous serial killer Ted Bundy through the eyes of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer.

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Baywatch - Super Bowl Trailer


The Baywatch lifeguard team might be the best known on the planet, but in this new reality, they are really struggling with their brand. Mitch Buchanan (Dwayne Johnson) is facing cuts to his squad from the council, because they're apparently not doing enough to get themselves noticed (not even with C.J. Parker's [Kelly Rohrbach] slow-motion run). The top brass at the Baywatch Headquarters decide to try and up the popularity by employing a new member to the team; the young, super-athletic and recklessly wild Matt Brody (Zac Efron) who all the girls might like but Mitch is struggling to whip into shape. He's not exactly setting the best example for safety with his endless spontaneous stunts, and Mitch likes him even less when all he's wearing is minuscule American flag Speedos. But these guys have to find some common ground and band together when a body washes up on their beach.

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Beauty And The Beast To Baywatch: The Movie Reboots We Can't Wait For In 2017


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Movie reboots are always risky business and in recent years we’ve seen the good, the bad and the ugly, when it comes to studios trying to breathe new life into an old story.

But 2017 looks pretty promising for movie lovers, with some high-profile reboots coming our way that might just be better than the originals.

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'Baywatch' First Trailer Includes C.J.'s Slow-Motion Run


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The first trailer for the upcoming film adaptation of 'Baywatch' is finally here and it's almost like it's a parody of the original series. One thing's for sure, Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron make for an excellent team - even if their characters are totally at odds with each other.

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It looks like 'Baywatch' is going to be everything we wanted it to be if the trailer is anything to go by. Complete with slow-mo beach runs and death-defying rescues from burning boats, it's got all the colour of the 90s TV show but with a thick layer of humour and exaggeration.

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Baywatch - Teaser Trailer


Mitch Buchanan is facing a problem with his Baywatch lifeguard brand. The council are making cutbacks and the team just aren't getting themselves noticed enough. In a bid to up their popularity and spread some good press, the boss at Baywatch Headquarters brings in an athletic young man named Matt Brody who appears to have far too much confidence in himself. Meanwhile, Mitch has very little confidence in him; mainly because he's spreading a bad example with his endless stream of reckless stunts in the name of fun. Things get serious when a body is found on the beach, and Mitch want to investigate what has happened himself. However, it seems Matt sees this as a step too far and would much rather leave the matter to the police.

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Better Than A Gold Medal? Gymnast Simone Biles Finally Meets Her Crush Zac Efron


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Team USA gymnast Simone Biles is an extremely decorated athlete who has won four Olympic gold medals and is a three-time world all-around champion. But the 19-year-old is also a huge fan of actor Zac Efron and on Tuesday her dreams came true when she finally got to meet the High School Musical star after her Olympic victory.

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Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates Review

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Watching this gross-out comedy, it's clear that the gifted cast and crew had a great time making it. Scenes are packed with wildly ridiculous improvisation, as the script throws characters into some genuinely outrageous situations. And yet it's never actually funny. The longer the film goes on, the more the audience will wonder why they don't feel in on the joke.

It's loosely based on the true story of chucklehead brothers Mike and Dave (Adam Devine and Zac Efron), whose parents (Stephen Root and Stephanie Faracy) tell them they can't go stag to the wedding of their sister (Sugar Lyn Beard) in Hawaii. They have to find dates to calm down the antics that have ruined family events for years. So Mike and Dave put an ad on Craigslist, and it goes viral, drawing the attention of slacker flatmates Tatiana and Alice (Aubrey Plaza and Anna Kendrick). Pretending to be nice girls, they win over Mike and Dave and head to Hawaii for the big event. But the girls are even more anarchic than the boys. So it's no surprise that a wave of disruptive mayhem follows.

Basically this is a simple coming-of-age story, structured like a standard romantic-comedy that plays out in a series of messy set-pieces. Every beat of the plot is predictable, and the big surprise is that the filmmakers seem terrified of genuine sexuality. Despite using sex and nudity as the (ahem!) butt of most jokes, the film is childish and even prudish. And it doesn't help that virtually all of the gags are obvious and cheap.

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Zac Efron Celebrates The Love Between Mike And Dave


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After Bad Grandpa and Neighbors 2 (aka Bad Neighbours 2), he's now starring in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates alongside Pitch Perfect's Adam DeVine. "This last year has been very fun," Efron says. "I was looking to do dramas, then all of a sudden after Neighbors came out people started calling me for comedies. It happened kind of all at once, and it's the last thing I expected, to be honest. I never dreamt in a million years I'd be working with Seth Rogen or Adam DeVine or Anna Kendrick. So it's all a bit surreal for me."

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Surprisingly, this new movie is based on a true story, and Efron says that about 80 percent of what's on-screen really happened, including the raunchiest and most far-fetched scenes. "Adam and I play hard-partying, crazy dudes who ruin family events," Efron explains. "Then they were given the final ultimatum to bring two good girls to their sister's wedding in Hawaii." Kendrick and Aubrey Plaza play these seemingly nice girls, who turn out to be even more raucous than Mike and Dave. 

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Zac Efron's 'High School Musical' Throwback Pic Is Everything


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Zac Efron has shared the most epic of all the epic throwback pics, a flashback to his days on the set of High School Musical. The now 28-year-old shared a pic taken back in 2008 which showed him smiling alongside his co-stars Ashley Tisdale, ex-girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens and Corbin Bleu.

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Zac Efron And Seth Rogen Were Happy To Take On Neighbors 2


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But Rogen, who also produced both films and cowrote the sequel, wanted to make sure the moment was right. "A few things made us want to do a sequel," he explains. "We thought that the theme of growing up had an organic place it could go. And that the characters were interesting enough that maybe you would like to see what happened next in their lives. And that could be relatable as well."

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For Efron, returning to the role was a no-brainer. "I was excited about the potential for a sequel because I just really love this group of people," he says. "So I just felt that there was more to do with this group. And rather than just like write a whole new movie that we'd all magically fit into, it was convenient that they came up with a sequel! So I was really happy."

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Zac Efron Deletes Ex From Social Media


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Zac Efron has deleted all traces of his ex-girlfriend Sami Miro from his social media accounts.

The 'Baywatch' actor has reportedly called time on his relationship with the 28-year-old stylist after less than two years of dating and wasted no time in deleting pictures of her from his Instagram account.

Speaking about the break-up, which Zac reportedly instigated, a source told E! News: ''They did not have the same feelings for each other as they did when they first started dating. The spark had died.

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Zac Efron Splits With Sami Miro, And Erases Their Relationship From Social Media


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Well, that was unexpected! News outlets confirm this week that Zac Efron has split from his girlfriend of two years Sami Miro, despite the fact that the pair were seen spending time together only two weeks ago in LA. While he was filming 'Baywatch' in Georgia, he apparently made time to join her in LA on weekends.

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It's come as quite a shock that the couple have decided to call it quits, given that they seemed quite happy together while hanging out at the MTV Movie Awards this month. Plus, they were food shopping together in Los Angeles on April 11th. While various publications have confirmed the sad news, it's not yet known whether or not the separation was amicable. Some evidence suggests not; Efron has erased Miro's existence on his Instagram and Twitter pages and unfollowed her, though she is yet to do the same and continues to follow her ex-beau. 

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'High School Musical 4' Is Coming! But Where Are The Original Stars Now?


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It's been eight years since the last sequel to Emmy winning Disney Channel original 'High School Musical' and 10 years since the fun began, but it's finally set to return with an all-new cast in the form of 'High School Musical 4', set to be directed by Jeffrey Hornaday.

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Casting for the film was announced to have started taking place yesterday (March 1st 2016), with director Jeffrey Hornaday ('Teen Beach Movie', 'Shout') announced to replace Kenny Ortega at the helm and also choreograph the movie.

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Neighbors: Sorority Rising Trailer


Mac and Kelly's lives have moved forward a lot since the problems they had with the fraternity house next door. Their daughter Stella is growing up and Kelly is pregnant with another baby. Their little family is growing and it's time to move to a bigger house. However, their new neighbours (a small sorority house who have big plans to ditch the usual implied, sexist sorority rules and prove that they can party just as hard as the boys.

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On Dirty Grandpa, Zac Efron Bonded With Idol Robert De Niro


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Zac Efron seems genuinely dazzled by the fact that he's now made a film in which he appears alongside with one of cinema's finest actors. "Robert De Niro is the cool dude of all cool dudes," Efron enthuses about his Dirty Grandpa costar. "He's never seen a single one of my films, guaranteed!"

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He says that he was so nervous about meeting him that it felt like going on a first date. "Do I come on really strong or do I play it cool, as if it's every day that you meet someone like Robert De Niro?" he laughs. "We had to find out each other's vibe and the way we worked. And then halfway through the movie we sort of just clicked. Basically if you talk to him about anything other than acting, he's an open book. He loves talking."

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Zac Efron Apologises For Insensitive Martin Luther King Jr. Tweet


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Zac Efron has apologised for a ‘completely insensitive’ tweet he shared during Martin Luther King Day on Monday (January 18th). The 28 year old actor faced backlash online after posting the message to his 21 million social media followers, which has since been deleted.

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Writing on Instagram Efron said: "I have nothing but the greatest admiration and respect for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I realize that last night's post was completely insensitive and I apologize to anyone who I may have offended. So sorry.”

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'High School Musical' Stars To Reunite For Movie's 10th Anniversary


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Can you believe it’s been ten years since we were first introduced to High School Musical? No we can’t either. But to mark a decade since the movie’s Disney Channel premiere, members of the cast have reunited for a special sit-down celebrating all things HSM which will air on Wednesday (January 20th).

Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens is among the HSM cast members reuniting for the film’s 10th anniversary.

Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman have all taken part, with the reunion being filmed at a high school gym in suburban Los Angeles. But one essential cast member was missing, Zac Efron, who played Troy Bolton.

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Zac Efron, Max Joseph , Emily Ratajkowski - Celebrities at the BBC Radio 1 studios - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 11th August 2015

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Hollywood hunk and actor Zac Efron was photographed at Gelson's supermarket in Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 15th May 2015

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Zac Efron and Sami Miro - Zac Efron dressed casually in white t-shirt and jeans with a BROR restaurant logo cap, talks on his cellphone as he arrives with his girlfriend Sami Miro at an office in West Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 14th April 2015

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21 Years: Richard Linklater - Clips


Indie filmmaking is one of the best niches to find super-talented directors and writers; and none more so than Richard Linklater. Having recently received a flood of praise for the extraordinary and innovative 'Boyhood' - a movie filmed over thirteen years with the same actors - actors and movie makers everywhere join this appraising documentary marking 21 years of amazing cinema from this artist. With works including the decade spanning romance trilogy 'Before Sunrise', musical comedy 'School of Rock', animated thriller 'A Scanner Darkly', crime drama 'Bernie' and underdog flicks 'Slacker' and 'Bad News Bears', the Texan cine-hero continues to produce imaginative and totally unique, genre-crossing stories with comedy 'That's What I'm Talking About' and a 'School of Rock' TV series marking his upcoming projects.

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Zac Efron - Zac Efron filming 'We Are Your Friends' - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 20th September 2014

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A Week In Movies: Stars Premiere Films In Venice And Toronto, While Films Shoot In Los Angeles And London. Pixar Teases Lava, And Trailers Debut For Museum And Bosses Sequels


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The Venice Film Festival came to a close this week with a flurry of star-studded premieres and the glitzy awards ceremony. Al Pacino was on hand with his film Manglehorn, Owen Wilson premiered his new comedy She's Funny That Way, Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon walked the red carpet for 99 Homes, and Ethan Hawke and January Jones turned up for the screening of Good Kill.

Video - Al Pacino Signs Autographs At The 'Manglehorn' Premiere

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Zac Efron - Zac Efron on the set of his upcoming movie 'We Are Your Friends', currently filming in Studio City. During a lunch break, Efron was spotted quickly eating a salad while standing up. As he bit into a large carrot, it fell out of his mouth onto the ground, at which point he quickly kicked it away from where he stood. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 9th September 2014

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Zac Efron - Zac Efron skateboards on the set of his new movie 'We Are Your Friends,' currently filming in Burbank, California - Burbank, California, United States - Friday 5th September 2014

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Zac Efron and Jon Bernthal - American Hollywood actor and foormer star of High School Musical Zac Efron photographed as he films his new movie 'We Are Your Friends' in Pasadena - Pasadena, California, United States - Wednesday 3rd September 2014

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A Week In Movies: Fans Line Up For If I Stay, Big Films Shoot In London And L.A., And Trailers Arrive For New Movies Starring Banderas, Renner, Marsden And Mara


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Chloe Grace Moretz and Jamie Blackley have been out and about promoting their new teenage tearjerker If I Stay over the past week. First they premiered the film in New York, at which they were filmed chatting with fans, taking selfies and signing autographs. Then Blackley headed to London for more of the same this week. Watch the video - Chloe Grace Moretz And Jamie Blackley Greet Fans At 'If I Stay' Screening.

Also in London, Mia Wasikowska, Ed Speleers and Lindsay Duncan were filmed while shooting a sequence for the Alice in Wonderland sequel Through the Looking Glass in what looks like a bustling Victorian market. Clearly this scene is part of the framing story rather than Wonderland. Watch the video of Mia Wasikowska Seen Filming For 'Alice In Wonderland: Through The Looking Glass'.

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Zac Efron - Zac Efron on film set location of his new movie "We Are Your Friends" - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 21st August 2014

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"Neighbors" Crashed Spidey's Party This Weekend, But Why?


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The success of Seth Rogen’s Neighbors, which made a staggering $51 million over its debut weekend, proves that, when R-rated comedies work, they really work. The genre tends to be a bit hit-and-miss, but Rogen’s latest was a safe bet for Universal – his last foray into crude adult humor – This Is The End – made over $101 million domestically.

“It’s escapism, and when it works — and ‘Neighbors’ worked — comedies are just a great way for people to escape,” Nikki Rocco, head of domestic distribution for Universal, said for Variety.

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With $51 Million, Seth Rogen's 'Neighbors' Smashes Spider-Man At Box-Office


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We predicted a $40-45 million opening for Seth Rogen's 'Neighbors', but the frat-comedy co-starring Zac Efron obliterated expectations to pull in $51 million and win the top spot at the box-office by $14 million. The well-received comedy dumped The Amazing Spider-Man 2 into second place - the sequel took $37 million.

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Rogen's raunchy comedy has also soared overseas, grossing $34.4 million from 29 countries and placing at No.1 in 17 of those, including Australia, Germany and the UK. The success kicks off Univeral's summer in true style and gives a boost to Seth MacFarlane's comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West, which rolls out in three weeks.

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Zac Efron - Zac Efron at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 8th May 2014

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Zac Efron And Seth Rogen Dress In Drag For Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' 'Ew' Segment


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Zac Efron and Seth Rogen are hysterical when acting like teenage girls!

The acting duo, who co-star in the comedy flick 'Neighbors', dressed in drag on Tuesday night (May 6th) as part of the 'The Tonight Show's' recurring "Ew!" segment, and were joined by the host, Jimmy Fallon.

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'Neighbors' Is Crude And Unusual, But Is It Funny Enough To Work?


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Neighbors is out in theaters this week – Friday, May 9 – meaning it’s just about time for the flood of reviews of Seth Rogen’s latest. In this one, Zac Efron gets to walk around without the burden of a shirt for half a movie as the head of a fraternity, which inexplicably moves into a suburban house. Rogen and Rose Byrne star as Mac and Kelly, new parents who go to war against the frat bros. It’s a party movie, starring Rogen and Zefron, so that already lumps it into the same category as things like Project X, Pineapple Express and last year’s This Is The End. But how does Neighbors rank on that spectrum?

Watch the red band trailer below - if you can stomach it.

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The Critics Agree: Who Wouldn’t Want ‘Bad Neighbours’ Like Seth Rogen And Zac Efron?


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Did critics expect to find themselves unanimously enjoying a comedy starring Zac Efron and Seth Rogen? Probably not. No disrespect to the pair, but they haven't exactly been setting the box office on fire in recent years. But all this could change as Bad Neighbours has come to the UK this weekend and the critics are saying this one is worth a visit.

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Rogen stars as one half of a couple with a newborn baby who find themselves embroiled in a turf war of sorts with the fraternity house next door. This one is as rude and crude as you might expect, but as it turns out it’s also seriously funny. The critics agree, giving it a resounding thumbs up and a 96% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

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A Week In Movies: Star Wars Cast Announced, Festivals Bring Out Stars In London And New York While Efron And Rogen Hit L.A


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Of course the biggest movie news this week was the official announcement that Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher will be back for Star Wars Episode VII, along with the performers behind C-3PO, R2-D2 and Chewbacca. Newcomers to the saga include Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson, John Boyega, Andy Serkis, Max Von Sydow and Daisy Ridley. JJ Abrams starts filming this month in London. For all the cast info and to see the, now infamous, first cast reading photo for Star Wars Episode VII click here.

This past week in London, the Sundance London Film and Music Festival took place with a flurry of filmmakers and stars attending, including Ryan Reynolds and Gemma Arterton, who were on hand to present their offbeat serial killer black comedy The Voices. Browse our arrivals gallery for 'The Voices' screening at Sundance London.

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Should You See 'Bad Neighbours' Tonight? The Critics Say It's A Resounding Yes


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When ‘Bad Neighbours’ was announced, film critics would have been forgiven for exhaling in the form of a sigh; Seth Rogen – despite a loyal, cult fan base, has been the face of some pretty terrible films; it’s only the brilliant ones that grant him ‘incosistant’ status rather then ‘rubbish’. And with Zac Efron still making the transition from quasi-Bieber to friend of Franco-comedy, the jury was always going to be sceptical.

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But it would appear as though Efron and Rogen – under the tutelage of director David Stoller and given words by Andrew J. Cohen & Brendan O’Brien – have nailed it. The jokes are crude, of course, and the punch lines are often stupid, but this simple tale of youthful exuberance v a middle class yearning for comfort is an entertaining romp, for sure. 

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Zac Efron Speaks Openly About Alcohol And Drug Abuse Issues


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Zac Efron has finally opened up about his own personal demons.

The 26 year-old actor reportedly entered a rehabilitation facility twice last year after his partying lifestyle was getting out of control.

First signs of Efron's substance abuse issues arose when filming Seth Rogen's 'Bad Neighbours' in April 2013, as he began to frequently miss scheduled shooting days.

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Zac Efron - "Neighbors" - Los Angeles Premiere - Westwood, California, United States - Monday 28th April 2014

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Zac Efron - Celebrities attend Universal Pictures World premiere of NEIGHBORS at Regency Village Theater in Westwood. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 28th April 2014

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Zac Efron, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Jerrod Carmichael - World premiere of Universal Pictures 'Neighbors' at Regency Village Theater in Westwood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 28th April 2014

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Zac Efron - Zac Efron returning to his hotel, flanked by a burly minder - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 24th April 2014

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Zac Efron - Zac Efron outside the BBC Radio 1 studios - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 24th April 2014

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MTV Movie Awards: That Awkward Moment When Zac Efron Gave His Best Shirtless Performance


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If you need a lasting image from last night’s MTV Movie Awards then why not have Zac Efron shirtless? The star of That Awkward Moment picked up the award for Best Shirtless Performance at the Los Angeles ceremony and then found himself having another shirtless moment when his was removed by British singer Rita Ora.

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When Efron took to the stage to collect his golden popcorn trophy, he tried to ignore the baying crowd who were looking for an in person shirtless performance from the actor. The presenter of the gong, Rita Ora, however knew exactly what the crowd were after and she went behind Efron and ripped his shirt open, much to the delight of the audience and his semi embarrassment.

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Zac Efron - 23rd Annual MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 13th April 2014

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Zac Efron Heading To Law School In 'The Associate,' John Grisham Adaptation


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Zac Efron is gearing up to both produce and star in the movie adaptation of writer John Grisham's hit legal thriller, The Associate. The former High School Musical star will be continuing his evolution from Disney Channel heartthrob to serious actor by taking on such a major movie responsibility.

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Zac Efron Is Set Both Both Star In And Produce 'The Associate.'

Though the project is reportedly yet to recruit a writer, Efron will produce via his Ninja's Runnin Wild banner ('That Awkward Moment'), and Divergent's Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher will produce through Red Wagon Entertainment with Michael Simkin and Nicki Cortese overseeing development, according to THR.

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Zac Efron Defends Bodyguard Against Skid Row Homeless Attackers


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Zac Efron was attacked by a group of "transients" after running out of gas in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles in the early hours of Saturday (22nd March).

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Zac Efron was involved in an incident in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles on Saturday.

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Zac Efron Punched By Homeless Man - But Why Was He In Skid Row?


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Zac Efron found himself in a fist fight with at least three transient men in a rundown area of Los Angeles after midnight on Sunday (March 23, 2014). According to TMZ.com, cops were on patrol in the grisly Skid Row area of the city, under the Habor Freeway, when they saw the Hollywood actor and a man he identified as his bodyguard in a full blown melee with at least 3 other people.

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After breaking up the fight, Zac was questioned by cops and told them he had run out of gas and was sitting in his car. He said that while waiting for the tow truck, he threw a bottle out of the window and it smashed on the pavement near a group of homeless men.

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Best Shirtless Performance? Who Should Win The Less Serious MTV Movie Awards?


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The MTV Movie Award nominations have been announced and you know what? It’s so refreshing to see some different movies thrown into the mix! The MTV Movie Awards don’t take themselves quite as seriously as the Academy Awards or the BAFTAS, taking pop culture into account just as much as a good performance. The main movies that we’ve come to be acquainted with over awards season are still up for nomination, but which of these nominees do you think deserve a chance to take home one of the sillier (for lack of a better word) awards?

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Zac Efron - The 86th Annual Oscars held at Dolby Theatre - Red Carpet Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 1st March 2014

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POLL: Are You Happy With The Star Wars Casting Rumors? Zac Efron?


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With the sheer size of the Star Wars franchise, Episode VII was always going to be a big deal. J.J Abrams took on a daunting task when he agreed to helm the reboot following Disney’s acquisition of LucasFilms, but have the casting rumors got you excited?

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The latest of those rumours concerns a certain former Disney employee, who has attempted to shake off his teen heartthrob reputation by doing, actually, very little at all. He stoked the fire when he confirmed a meeting with Disney and J.J took place.

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Critics Attack 'That Awkward Moment' As Insipid, Cliché & Forgettable


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That Awkward Moment, starring Zac Efron, has been heavily criticised in reviews.

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That Awkward Moment has been panned by critics.

Zac Efron stars in That Awkward Moment as Jason, one of three friends (played by Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan) who struggle with addressing the moment in a romantic relationship when a couple has to decide where their romance is heading. Each of the friends has a girlfriend (Imogen Poots, Mackenzie Davis and Jessica Lucas) but none are certain if they truly want to settle down with their prospective partners. 

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'That Awkward Moment' Mauled By Critics - But Do Audiences Care?


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The year is only a month old and we already have our first critically mauled A-list movie. That Awkward Moment has had some of the nastiest reviews of the year. The New York Times called it "a vile, witless sex comedy", while the Los Angeles Times gets academic, saying that the film is about "how passing off misogyny for comedy has gotten so terribly passé, as insulting to the guys as to the women". Read our That Awkward Moment review.

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But does the audience listen to what the critics say when their favourite stars are in the movie? This one stars heartthrobs Zac Efron and Michael B. Jordan along with everyman Miles Teller. All three have been in much more critically acclaimed films in the past year (The Paperboy, Fruitvale Station and The Spectacular Now, respectively), so studio execs will be watching the box office results closely.

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Zac Efron And Co. Release "That Awkward Moment" - A Romcom For The Guys' Guy


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That Awkward Moment, an upcoming comedy starring Zac Efron, is being marketed as a romcom for the guys’ guy. We’ve already seen the male perspective on action, thriller, adventure, sci-fi and practically every other film genre in existence. What That Awkward Moment promises is a male version of a romantic comedy.

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It's sort of like Sex and the City, except not quite as pink and sparkly.

Efron, who has now firmly moved on from his High School Musical days, plays Jason, a confused 20-something living in the big city, trying to maneuver around the perils of jobs, dating and relationships with his small group of likeminded friends. It’s a familiar scenario, except obviously, he’s a dude. The film is set to open in theatres this coming Friday.

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Tom Gormican and Zac Efron - Premiere Of Focus Features' "That Awkward Moment" At Regal Cinemas L.A. Live - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 28th January 2014

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Zac Efron - 'That Awkward Moment' Los Angeles premiere - Outside Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 28th January 2014

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Zac Efron Admits, "I'm In The Best Place I've Ever Been," After Rehab Stint


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Zac Efron thought his appearance on the 'Today' show would be a usual promotional interview for his upcoming comedy 'The Awkward Moment'.

The 26 year-old, along with his co-stars Michael B. Jordan ("Fruitvale Station") and Miles Teller, visited the show to discuss their new flick that explores the positives and woes in the dating lives of three young men.

But things definitely became 'awkward' when Efron was caught off guard with a question from the show's anchor Savannah Guthrie.

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Justin Bieber's House Stuffed With Drugs: 5 Young Stars Who Battled Addiction


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If there was ever a time that Justin Bieber could be said to have hit rock bottom, it is surely now. Though the 19 year-old pop star may be swanning it on the slopes with his closest chums and peeing his initials into the snow, he leaves a media nightmare back at his Calabasas home where LA police are investigating not only an alleged egg-throwing incident but also the discovery of drugs and drugs paraphernalia found when raiding the star's home.

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Justin Bieber Is In A Lot Of Trouble After An Egg-Flinging Incident.

We'd be here all day listing every Bieber scandal of 2013, but click here to read the ten most shocking.

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Bad Neighbors - Teaser Trailer


Kelly and Mac Radner are a young married couple with a baby daughter who are starting to feel a little claustrophobic inside their family home and are desperate to get back into the party spirit. However, the phrase 'be careful what you wish for' couldn't be more apt when they watch a college fraternity move into the house next door. In a bid to get their new neighbours to keep the wild partying to a minimum, they attempt to welcome the seemingly friendly new arrivals. To no avail, however, as they end up having to call the police when one party gets out of control and find themselves subsequently being terrorised in all areas of their lives by the frat boys. Determined not to be victimised by a group of college kids, the Radner's respond with their own revenge tactics - but who will have the upper hand in the end?

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Zac Efron Joins Seth Rogen In Another 'Bound 2' Parody: Can It Work Again?


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Zac Efron has joined in the fun of spoofing Kanye West's new music video, 'Bound 2,' by posting his own version of the cheesy scene on Instagram. The real 'Bound 2' was released last week showing Kanye and his topless fiancée Kim Kardashian riding a motorbike through mountains and sunsets. Naturally the video was an open invitation for parodies and we were quickly given Seth Rogen and James Franco's hilarious 'Bound 3.'

Watch the original video here.

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Parkland Review


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This starry drama has documentary realism going for it, although without a single well-developed character it never finds any resonance. By recounting JFK's assassination from a variety of previously unseen angles, we learn some new things about that fateful day in November 1963. Oddly, the script doesn't even focus on the hospital that gives the film its name. That might have helped give the film some focus.

We watch the shooting in Dallas through the eyes of Abraham Zapruder (Giamatti), famously the only person to capture the event on film. He is immediately contacted by a Secret Service agent (Thornton), who helps him process the film and make copies. Meanwhile at Parkland Hospital, two residents (Efron and Hanks) and a tenacious nurse (Harden) are working against the odds to save Kennedy's life. And elsewhere, an FBI agent (Livingston) is following the trail of the shooter, whose brother and mother (Dale and Weaver) have very different reactions to what has just happened.

Writer-director Landesman jumps straight into the events without properly establishing the characters. But it's impossible to feel emotion when we don't know anything about the people we're watching, and we can't feel suspense when we know what's going to happen. So we're left to soak up the details, which are often fascinating (ever wonder how to get a coffin into a plane?). And while the actors are good enough to play the intensity of each scene for all it's worth, the only ones who register with us are Giamatti and Dale, because what their characters go through is more complex than we expect.

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Zac Efron Drinking Soup Through A Straw Following Broken Jaw Incident


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Last weekend Zac Efron suffered a broken jaw in a freak accident that occurred in his LA home.

The 26 year-old slipped on a puddle of water at the entrance of his house last Sunday (Nov 10th), which caused his jaw to break, Efron also suffered a large gash under his chin that required stitches.

The 'High School Musical' actor is being helped to recovery by his longtime pal Adam Shankman, who is the former 'Hairspray' boss.

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Zac Efron "Going To Be Ok" Says Actor Michael B. Jordan


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Zac Ephron is hurting, but he’ll be ok – his jaw, that is. So said pal Michael B. Jordan for E! News, during last night’s GQ Man of the Year event. In case you haven’t heard, Zephron broke his jaw over the weekend, when he slipped outside his apartment on Sunday. He also managed to acquire a gash in his face, which required stitches. According to Jordan, however, the Hairspray star is doing fine and resting up.

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Efron sustained an unpleasant injury over the weekend, while exiting his LA home.

"He's good," Jordan said during the GQ event (he is among this year's honorees). "He's going to be OK."

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That Awkward Moment Trailer


If there's no clear cut message between two people who like other, nobody knows where they stand, what to say or when to call. Jason, Daniel and Mikey go through just that when all three find themselves with girlfriends that they aren't quite sure are really girlfriends. None of them are planning on settling into a relationship, especially since Mikey has only just come out of one, but things take an unforeseen turn when Jason meets Ellie who he wants to spend all of his time with and finds himself being accused of having a girlfriend. Pretty soon though, Daniel also finds his feelings are deepening for Chelsea and Mikey still has a lot of emotions to overcome. Even when their love lives start becoming less complicated, they find themselves struggling to adapt to monogamous lives.

This romantic comedy deals with the all too real circumstances of fledgling love. It has been directed and written by Tom Gormican (co-producer of 'Movie 43') in his directorial and screenwriting debut, and production was undertaken by Scott Aversano ('School of Rock', 'Killers'), Justin Nappi ('All Is Lost'), Andrew O'Connor ('Peep Show') and Kevin Turen. 'That Awkward Moment' is set to be released in the UK on January 31st 2014.

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Box Office Preview: Can 'Parkland' Take On Gravity's Pull, Runner Runner's Star Quality?


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Three films go head to head this weekend, all with reasonable claim to the top spot. But will the audiences go for a historical to learn about the demise of JFK; head for the stars with Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck or be sucked in by Gravity’s delightful pull.

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Despite some mediocre reviews, Parkland strings together some attractive qualities: a bona fide history lesson, a great cast and, of course, Zac Efron’s face, which has proven to be a marketable asset up until now, so why would that change now? There are two things that mean Parkland won’t be top of the box office come Monday.

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Zac Efron's Coke Addiction Called Out By Rob Lowe In "Rehab" Tweet?


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Zac Efron managed to get away with quietly slipping into rehab, completing his stint and re-entering normal society all without any serious news hitting the gossip headlines. Now, five months later the news has emerged that the 25 year-old actor did go to rehab in April to battle a stubborn cocaine addiction, according to TMZ.

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Efron Battled His Drug Demons In The Safety Of Rehab.

Apparently, Efron's drug problem began to noticeably spiral out of control after his absense from several days of filming Seth Rogen's comedy Neighbors earlier this year. A film source speaking to TMZ said "It was common knowledge he was struggling with cocaine."

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How Zac Efron's Cocaine Habit Spiralled On 'Neighbors' Set


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When Zac Efron entered rehab for alcohol abuse earlier this year, nobody batted an eyelid. Sure there was some concern, though the consensus was that here was a guy - one of the most popular actors in Hollywood - who was having a little trouble, though he'd be back on his feet in no time. He wasn't short of work, he wasn't short of cash. He'd be back.

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Only, it doesn't appear that Efron entered rehab for alcohol issues at all. In fact, it was far more serious than that.

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Zac Efron's Rehab Stint Completed After A Reported Cocaine Addiction


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Zac Efron has reportedly completed a stint in rehab and is now clean and sober. The Disney star entered rehab earlier this year approximately five months ago.

The squeaky clean image of the teen heartthrob took a huge blow as TMZ reported Efron’s rehab stint was much more severe than first thought, he was seeking treatment for a serious cocaine addiction.

TMZ claim that multiple sources told the site that “Zac completed his stint in rehab earlier this year. We're told the problem spiralled out of control during the filming of Seth Rogen's movie "Neighbors," which was shot during a narrow time frame beginning in April”.

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Seth Rogen's 'Neighbors': The Funniest Scene Involving An Air-Bag-Ever?


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We've been waiting on this one for a while, and it looks as though Seth Rogen's latest movie Neighbors may be worth it. According to HitFix.com, Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Nicholas Stoller wanted to make a "stunningly dirty and wildly funny film" - and with Neighbors, they may well have succeeded.

Originally titled Townies, the move follows young couple Mac (Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) - a young couple who have just gone through two extremely stressful experiences, having a baby and moving home. 

Of course, when a fraternity run by a hard-partying teenager (Zac Efron) moves in next door - things get a little more difficult. At first, the couple - who appear to still consider themselves relatively hip - reach out to the frat guys, though it quickly becomes apparent that it's going to be all out war.

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Parkland Offers Fresh Perspective On JFK's Shooting - [Trailer + Poster]


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As we approach the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s fatal shooting, commemorative programming is inevitable. Parkland tells the story of Abraham Zapruder – the amateur photographer who inadvertently caught the day’s tragic events on film – and Zac Efron as Dr. Charles James – the rookie doctor who saw the president of the United States enter his theatre.

Check out the Parkland trailer here

"This is a movie about the ground truth from the ground level," Director Peter Landesman said about the film. "What surprised me was the power and poignancy of those who survived that day and the three that followed -- the heroism, the instincts and the pathos of those swept up in this tsunami. This is an event that happened to individuals."

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Parkland Trailer


When Abraham Zapruder, a women's clothing manufacturer from Texas, excitedly set up his camera to record the grand arrival of the much-loved President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jackie Kennedy in Dallas on November 22nd 1963, he had no idea that he would in fact record one of the most shocking and most watched films in history when the President was fatally shot by a nearby gunman. He became one of a string of unlikely individuals to get involved in one of the world's most publicised assassination cases, along with all the doctors and nurses who were forced to overcome the shock when Kennedy was rushed to Parkland Hospital; the family of the alleged killer, US Marine Lee Harvey Oswald; and those FBI agents who could've prevented the incident when they had Oswald in their grasp.

'Parkland' is a new historical drama about one of the most famous assassinations in history which is set for release ahead of the event's 50th anniversary. It has been directed and written by Peter Landesman who is controversially best known for his New York Times article on sex slavery 'The Girls Next Door' which he later turned into a film called 'Trades' and which was publicly accused of being at least partly fictitious. 'Parkland' is set to be released in the UK on November 8th 2013.

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Ryan Gosling To Play Luke Skywalker's Son In Star Wars Episode 7?


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Ryan Gosling attended a meeting with a view to playing Luke Skywalker's son in Jj Abrams forthcoming Star Wars Episode 7 movie, according to the Latino-Review, which 'broke' the news that Harrison Ford would be returning to the franchise.

Disney is keen to land Gosling for the role though missed out on another high profile star.

According to the website's sources, the studio had a meeting with Leonardo Dicaprio who eventually passed on the project to concentrate on Robotech, a forthcoming "sprawling sci-fi epic" where mankind is forced to use technology to fend off three successive waves of alien invasions.

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Zac Efron and Dave Franco - Actors on the set of 'Townies' - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 8th May 2013

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Video - Zac Efron, Dennis Quaid And Kim Dickens At The 2013 Tribeca Premiere Of 'At Any Price'


Zac Efron, Dennis Quaid and Kim Dickens arrived on the red carpet for new movie 'At Any Price' at it's premiere at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

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Jamie Pressly Fight With Estella Warren Was Over Stolen Cell Phone


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Jamie Pressly's fight with Estella Warren in Hollywood on Friday (April 5, 2013) appears to have started over a stolen cell-phone. Pressly, of My Name is Earl fame, was enjoying herself at a birthday party in Los Angeles, until her assistant's phone went missing, leading to a nasty confrontation with Warren, 42. According to US Weekly, the police had to be called and the situation took hours to resolve.

An insider said Pressly, 35, simply wanted to get her assistant's phone back and that the confrontation could hardly be called a fight. Another source said Pressly and her assistant discovered that the phone had gone missing at the original party location, though used the "find my phone" application to track it down. Strangely, it tracked it to hotspot Bootsy Bellows, where Warren and several other guests including Zac Efron and Adam Lambert were continuing the celebrations. According to the source, Warren claimed the phone was hers once Pressly had arrived and confronted her. 

At one point, drugs were allegedly discovered in Warren's purse, which led to the police getting involved. "Jaime and her assistant were volunteering for a drug test. They said the drugs weren't theirs.It was this crazy mess," added the source.

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'At Any Price' Could Be Zac Efron's Best Movie Yet (Trailer)


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Ok, so we'll admit we probably weren't expecting much before seeing the trailer for 'At Any Price,' starring Zac Efron and Dennis Quaid. Essentially, Efron plays an aspiring professional car racer who looks to escape the shackles of his home-life in Iowa - sounds pretty standard fare right? Though dig a little deeper - watch the trailer for one - and there's more than meets the eye here.

Quaid plays Henry Whipple,  a respected farmer who looks to expand his three generation-old farming land. However, when his favorite son Grant flies the coop as a football star, he does his best to push his youngest son Dean (Efron) into the family business. Things don't go to plan and Dean has other things on his mind, principally reaching the racing heights of NASCAR after impressing on the local circuit. Meanwhile, Henry is investigated by GMO corn company Liberty Seeds and his whole career hangs in the balance. Billed as an "immersing family drama," the movie appears to feature some pretty fine performances - especially from Quaid - and the project seems to have been in good hands. Firstly, it's directed and co-produced by Ramin Bahrani, the man behind the exceptional Chop Shop and a filmmaker dubbed "the director of the decade" by critic Roger Ebert, who sadly passed away this week. In one of the final reviews, Ebert said of At Any Price, "This is a brave, layered film that challenges the wisdom of victory at any price."

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The Paperboy Review


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Filmmaker Daniels follows up his acclaimed hit Precious with what might be the trashiest movie in recent memory: a swampy thriller packed with desperate characters hiding grisly secrets. Daniels and his cast dive headlong into this garish world, refusing to blink as they take us to the fringes of human behaviour. It's so marvellously audacious that we feel like we need a shower after watching it.

The film takes us into the steamy backwoods of central Florida in 1969, as Miami journalist Ward (McConaughey) returns home with his black colleague Yardley (Oyelowo), who sparks whispers of racism everywhere he goes. Staying with his editor dad (Glenn) and delivery boy brother Jack (Efron), Ward is investigating the case of death row inmate Hillary (Cusack), whose trashy fiancee Charlotte (Kidman) is filing an appeal. The 20-year-old Jack is instantly smitten with the overtly sexual Charlotte, who seems happy to seduce every man she meets. And as Ward, Yardley and Jack dig deeper into the case, they get several startling surprises.

Daniels keeps the film sweaty and snarky as he delves into the story's seriously dark corners. And the actors all go along with him. The always terrific Kidman really goes for broke here, prowling through each scene and oozing raw sexuality. It's no wonder she triggers Jack's lust, and Efron plays him with a delicate balance of intelligence and naivete, underscored of course with relentless horndog desire. None of the characters are as dumb as they look, and McConaughey, Oyelowo and especially Cusack revel in playing against expectations. Each actor packs every line with attitude and insinuation, creating fascinating chemistry along the way.

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Zac Efron And Heather Graham Star In At Any Price (Video)


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Zac Efron and Heather Graham star in At Any Price, the story of a farming family facing unexpected pressures, which in turn, puts a strain on the relationship between father and son. the son is played by Zac Efron – best known for his role in High School Musical but now carving out a more serious acting path. The father and mother of the farming family are played by Dennis Quaid and Kim Dickens respectively.

Watch the clip from At Any Price

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At Any Price Trailer


Henry Whipple is an ambitious farmer with high hopes for his promising agricultural family business. His son Dean, however, wants to be a professional racing driver and already looks set to be a huge star with his sport earning him numerous awards. With the Whipple business under threat of breaking down with no heir to carry it on, tensions arise in the household as Henry struggles to put his family's interests before the welfare of his company. Things get even more serious when crisis arises in the business with the threat of exposure that could cost him and his family everything they have including each other.

'At Any Price' is an intense family drama directed and co-produced by Ramin Bahrani ('Goodbye Solo', 'Man Push Cart', 'Chop Shop') following his research into technologically-advancing agricultural businesses in the American Midwest. He also co-wrote the movie with Hallie Elizabeth Newton in her screenwriting debut. It is set to be a touching flick challenging the ethics of these businesses and questioning the happiness of the families involved and has so far been screened at the Telluride Film Festival, the Toronto Film Festival and the Venice International Film Festival. It will be released in cinemas later in 2013.

Director: Ramin Bahrani

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Are We Officially Dating Yet? You Might Think That Zac Efron And Imgoen Poots Really Were (Pictures)


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Zac Efron hot footing it with his on-screen leading lady Imogen Poots on the set of Are We Officially Dating?

They're just on the set of their new film Are We Officially Dating? but boy howdy can you spot the chemistry between Zac Efron and his co-star Imogen Poots. The film is set in Manhattan and follows three Big Apple bachelors - including one played by High School Musical star Efron - as they enjoy living it up as singletons in New York. However, this wouldn't be a romantic tale without a big obvious twist, and so it does, with Efron's character meeting Poots' and the protagonist being forced to decide whether he'll carry on playing around at being one of the Lads, or whether he'll give into love. I think we all know which way that one's going don't we.

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The Ten Worst Films Of 2012


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Most of these movies feature actors, actresses and filmmakers who really should know better...

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This heavy-handed drug-war thriller proves that Oliver Stone has lost the ability to tell a balanced story. And the all-star cast seems clueless about why they're here. Except a vamping Salma Hayek.

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The Paperboy Trailer


Charlotte Bless is a busty, blonde, middle-aged woman who enchants most men she meets with her looks and sexual appeal. She has fallen emphatically in love with Hillary Van Wetter, an inmate on death row accused of murdering a sheriff with whom she is regularly in correspondence with, and plans to marry him once she finds a way of getting him released. She enlists the help of two newspaper reporters to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crime and to gather evidence to prove his innocence. One of their main objections is that the judge who sentenced Wetter did not see the evidence that was presented before him in court. Whilst Charlotte is convinced that Wetter is not a bad person, young Jack Jansen is equally convinced that she doesn't really love Wetter and becomes deeply infatuated with her.

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The Lucky One Review


Weak
Zac Efron isn't a bad actor, but this kind of sappy movie will do nothing to build his credibility. The flimsy plot might just about hold a pre-teen girl's interest, but lazy writing and bland production waste the decent filmmaking and acting.

After three tours of duty, shellshocked Marine Logan (Efron) heads home with no plan for the future. At one point in battle he'd found a picture of a pretty girl who became a sort-of guardian angel, so he decides to locate her based on landmarks in the photo. Eventually he meets kennel-owner Beth (Schilling) in down-home Louisiana. Without telling her how he knows her, he takes a job and reluctantly falls for her while charming her smart son (Stewart) and sassy granny (Danner). But Beth's sheriff ex-husband (Ferguson) isn't happy about this interloper.

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New Year's Eve Review


Terrible
The team that made the thin-but-enjoyable Valentine's Day in 2010 reunites for another massively overextended rom-com with a remarkable A-list ensemble. But this time the stories and filmmaking overdose on ill-conceived schmaltz.

As the countdown to 2012 begins, an executive (Swank) is frazzled about a technical glitch in the iconic Time's Square ball-drop. Meanwhile, a courier (Efron) is trying to help a frumpy secretary (Pfeiffer) achieve her dreams. A chef (Heigl) is catering a glittering event while trying to avoid her rock star ex (Bon Jovi), whose back-up singer (Michele) is stuck in a lift with a lovelorn slacker (Kutcher). A mother (Parker) is worried about her teen daughter (Breslin). And a tuxedoed millionaire (Duhamel) is trying to get to an important event in the city.

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The Lucky One Trailer


Logan Thibault is a US Marine Sergeant serving in Iraq on his third tour. One day, during a particularly dangerous mission, he notices something unusual half buried in the ground. Upon closer inspection, he discovers that it's a picture of a pretty blonde woman who looks to be his age. He begins to rejoin his group but a sudden explosion near by leaves him injured but alive.

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The Lorax Trailer


Ted is a young boy who lives in the perfect town: everything is clean and perfectly manufactured. Plastic flowers spring out of the ground when you go past and they come complete with mechanical, chirping birds. The one thing that the town doesn't have is trees, something that is completely alien to Ted but not to his crush, Audrey.

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New Year's Eve Trailer


On New Year's Eve, there is no better place to be than New York. All over the city, thousands are preparing for the most magical night of the year.

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Me And Orson Welles Review


Very Good
While this feels like an autobiographical coming-of-age movie, it's actually a fictional story set among real people. And it's brought to vibrant life by a superb performance from McKay as Orson Welles.

Richard (Efron) is a 17-year-old wannabe in 1937 New York, determined to get into the groundbreaking Mercury Theatre company run by 22-year-old genius Orson Welles (McKay). When he stumbles into a role in their landmark production of Julius Caesar, Richard can't believe his luck. He's working alongside such ascending stars as George Coulouris (Chaplin), John Houseman (Marsan), Muriel Brassler (Reilly), Jopseph Cotton (Tupper) and Norman Lloyd (Bill). And he feels even more fortunate when Orson's hard-to-get assistant Sonja (Danes) agrees to go out with him.

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High School Musical Review


Good
Singing? Check. Dancing? Check. Teens squealing through a musical version of high school? You got it.

What began as (I'm guessing) a made-for-the-Disney-Channel TV movie is now a DVD, perfect for those Sweet Sixteens and slumber parties where pink-clad thespians can ask who's cuter: Vanessa or Ashley, or whether Vanessa and Zac are right for each other, or who on the basketball team is the absolute dreamiest.

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Zac Efron
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Zac Efron

Date of birth

18th October, 1987

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.73




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