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Margot Robbie And Nine More Stars Who Played Sports Legends On The Big Screen

With Margot Robbie set to portray disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding in 'I, Tonya' this December - the trailer for which has now been released - we look at some of Hollywood's biggest stars in...

Jodie Foster Didn't Plan On Casting Jack O'connell

The Unbroken actor was cast as Kyle Budwell, a disgruntled investor who takes financial tips from TV show host Lee Gates (George Clooney), and takes him hostage after losing his life savings on...

Jack O'connell To Play Snooker Ace Onstage

The Nap will be performed at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England, which has hosted snooker's annual world championship since 1977. Unbroken star O'Connell will portray a talented but troubled young cueman...

Jack O'connell And Nicholas Hoult Tapped For Beatles Manager Biopic

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom filmmaker Justin Chadwick is in talks to direct A Life In The Day from a script by Tony Gittelson, with the two young actors expressing interest in tackling...

Jack O'connell: I Don't Want To Be A Bad Boy

Jack O'Connell doesn't want to be labelled as a bad boy.The 'Unbroken' actor - who rose to fame starring as a teenage troublemaker in drama series 'Skins' - is worried about ''hindering his future'' with...

Sam Smith Solo Artist Of The Year At Gq Men Of The Year Awards

Sam Smith was named Ciroc Solo Artist of the Year at the GQ Men of the Year Awards 2015 last night (08.09.15).The 'Stay With Me' hitmaker revealed he was in the mood to celebrate as...

Jack O'connell Not 'Super Excited' About Kanye West Headlining Glastonbury

Jack O'Connell isn't ''super excited'' about seeing Kanye West perform at Glastonbury Festival.The 'Unbroken' star has admitted he feels as though he has to watch the 'Only One' hitmaker take to the Pyramid Stage tomorrow...

George Clooney Dons A Suicide Vest On The Set Of Tense Thriller 'Money Monster' [Photos]

Snaps from the set of George Clooney's upcoming thriller 'Money Monster' in New York gave a startling sneak peak into the movie's plot as we see the Academy Award winning actor strapped up in a...

Jack O'connell Wins Bafta Rising Star Award After Acclaimed Role In 'Unbroken'

Jack O'Connell was awarded with the Rising Star Award at Sunday evening's (Feb 8th) EE British Academy Film Awards after his starring role in Angelina Jolie's latest directorial effort, the WWII movie 'Unbroken.'O'Connell with his...

Jack O'connell: Being Working-class Drove Me To Act

Jack O'Connell thinks being ''working-class'' drove him to become an actor.The 'Unbroken' star - who was directed by Angelina Jolie in the movie - has revealed that the ''arduous adversities'' he faced when he was...

Angelina Jolie Organised Helicopter For Jack O'connell

Angelina Jolie chartered a helicopter so Jack O'Connell could visit a terminally ill friend.The 24-year-old actor was preparing to star in her movie 'Unbroken' when he learned his pal didn't have long left to live...

Bafta 2015 Nominations Reveal Secrets Of Awards Season

Friday morning's British Academy Film Awards nominations show the predicted Bafta love for home-grown movies like 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Theory of Everything', but were even more notable for who was missing from the...

Shailene Woodley, Jack O'connell And Margot Robbie Among Nominees For Bafta Rising Star Award

Shailene Woodley, Jack O'Connell and Margot Robbie will all be battling it out for this year’s BAFTA Rising Star award, along with Miles Teller and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. The recipient will be announced during the BAFTA...

Jack O'connell's Accent Baffled Miyavi On Unbroken Set

Jack O'connell's heavy regional accent left his Japanese co-star Miyavi struggling to understand him on the set of Angelina Jolie's film Unbroken.British actor O'Connell spoke with an American accent to play World War Ii hero...

"Battle Of The Five Armies" Dominates Box Office Early On, With "Unbroken" Following Closely

What does it say about the Christmas season that a true-to-life war story has topped a fairytale musical adventure at the box office? I’m talking, of course, about the Angelina Jolie-directed, Jack O’Connell starrer Unbroken,...

Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' Opens To Massive Numbers On Xmas Eve

We'd all but discounted Angelina Jolie's Unbroken from the Oscars race after a set of middling reviews but if there's one thing the Academy likes it's a successful box-office biopic and Jolie's tale of triumph...

Miyavi Plays A Sadistic Prison Guard In 'Unbroken', But What Do We Know About The Japanese Musician Turned Actor?

Relatively unknown in the Western world but most certainly a major star in Japan, musician Miyavi (AKA Takamasa Ishihara) has been thrown into the centre of the Hollywood film industry owing to his role in...

Angelina Jolie's Unbroken Diet

Angelina Jolie ''didn't eat much'' on the set of 'Unbroken'.The 39-year-old actress - who directed the biographical drama about World War II hero, Louis Zamperini - ate like the cast members who played prisoners of...

Unbroken's Release Mere Days Away, So What Are Critics Saying About Angelina Jolie's Beloved Zamperini Biopic?

The reviews are in for Unbroken and the film, directed by Academy Award winning actress Angelina Jolie, has received a mixed reception from critics ahead of its release on Christmas Day in the US and...

Should Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' Still Be Considered An Oscar Contender?

For the majority of 2014 - and some time before it - Angelina Jolie's latest directorial effort Unbroken has been talked up as a potential Oscar winner. Lord knows the Academy has a penchant for...

With Two Successful Movies Out, Angelina Jolie Can Afford To Do Pet Projects Like "By The Sea"

Recently, Angelina Jolie has made no bones about moving on from acting onto something longer lasting and probably more substantial. I’m hinting at a directorial career, if you haven’t guessed. But Jolie is doing far...

A Week In Movies: Jolie And Kidman Premiere New Films In London, While Hotly Anticipated Trailers Debut For Jurassic World, Pan, Pitch Perfect 2 And More

Angelina Jolie, Jack O'Connell and Luke Treadaway were on hand for the UK premiere of their new movie Unbroken this week. The film is gathering awards buzz as expectations build to its Christmas Day release.Photos...

Angelina Jolie "Absolutely" Plans To Give Up Acting

Angelina Jolie has confirmed her plans to retire from acting.Angelina Jolie has confirmed she plans to retire from acting.Read More:Angelina Jolie Pays Tribute to Louis Zamperini at Unbroken Movie Opening.Jolie, in a recent interview with...

Angelina Jolie Locked Jack O'connell In Cell For Unbroken Audition

Angelina Jolie knew she had found someone special in acting newcomer Jack O'connell after locking him in a dark cell and beating him as part of the tough audition process for her new prisoner of...

'Gone Girl' Wins Top Honour & 'The Imitation Game' Gains 4 Awards At 18th Annual Hollywood Film Awards [Pictures]

The results are in from the 18th Annual Hollywood Film Awards which were held at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Friday (14th November). Check out the winners list and pictures from the ceremony!Benedict...

Violent Scenes In Angelina Jolie's Louis Zamperini Made Actors Throw Up

Actors on set of Angelina Jolie's 'Louis Zamperini' have revealed that the violent scenes made them throw up and cry.Japanese pop star Miyavi, who plays sergeant Matsuhiro Watanabe in the film, admitted that one scene...

'71' Continues Jack O'connell's Incredible Rise To Fame

Undoubtedly, historical-drama 71 represents the pick of the cinematic releases in the UK this weekend - another movie starring Jack O'Connell that could easily pass as one of the years' finest. The 22-year-old stars as...

'Starred Up': Jack O'connell And Rupert Friend Star In Gritty British Prison Drama [Trailer]

Starred Up will be released tomorrow (21st March) when Jonathan Asser's brutal new drama will be unleashed on UK audiences. The prison therapist-turned-writer lends his unique personal perspective to this gritty and unrelenting snapshot of...

Universal Finally Land On Joe Cornish To Direct Thriller 'Section 6'

Attack The Block director and Ant-Man co-writer Joe Cornish has been put to work by Universal on new thriller, ‘Section 6’, which stars ‘Unbroken’s’ Jack O’Connell. The Wrap broke the story.Joe Cornish at the premiere...

Olympic Hockey Overshadowed By Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' Trailer

The trailer for the Angelina Jolie-directed Unbroken, the true-life tale of Olympic runner Louis Zamperini, aired Saturday night during the Olympics telecast. The timing couldn’t be more perfect, although the trailer did steal some of...

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