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Viggo Mortensen And Kristen Stewart Sign On For David Cronenberg's Next Film

Viggo Mortensen and Kristen Stewart will star in 'Crimes of the Future' together.The two actors have signed up to appear in David Cronenberg's upcoming sci-fi thriller, which tells the story of a popular performance artist...

Zac Efron And Russell Crowe In Talks For The Greatest Beer Run Ever

Zac Efron and Russell Crowe are in talks to star in 'The Greatest Beer Run Ever'.The new flick is director Peter Farrelly's follow-up to the Oscar-winning 'Green Book' and is based on the book 'The...

Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell And Joel Edgerton Lead Thirteen Lives Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell and Joel Edgerton have boarded the cast of 'Thirteen Lives'.The trio will star in Ron Howard's new film, which tells the story of the Than Luang cave rescue in 2018.The plot...

Viggo Mortensen Open To The Lord Of The Rings Return

Viggo Mortensen would be up for a return to 'The Lord of the Rings'.The 62-year-old actor played Aragorn in Peter Jackson's fantasy trilogy based on J.R.R Tolkien's novel and admits that he would be keen...

Viggo Mortensen Turned Down Wolverine Role

Viggo Mortensen turned down the role of Wolverine as he didn't want to play the role in "endless" movies.The 62-year-old actor was approached to play the clawed mutant superhero in the first 'X-Men' movie in...

Viggo Mortensen Hails Falling A 'Salute' To New York State

Viggo Mortensen has apologised to residents of Boonville in New York for Lance Henriksen's character in 'Falling' calling the town the "ugliest" in the state.In Mortensen's directional debut, his character John Peterson's father Willis Peterson...

Viggo Mortensen Wasn't Nervous About Directing

Viggo Mortensen insisted he wasn’t “any more nervous” on his first day directing ‘Falling’ than he is when he starts a new acting project.The 61-year-old actor has stepped behind the camera for the film –...

Viggo Mortensen Didn't Copy Other Directors On Falling

Viggo Mortensen didn't try and copy others when directing his first movie.The 62-year-old actor makes his debut behind the camera in the drama film 'Falling' and revealed that he took his own approach to the...

Viggo Mortensen Teaming Up With Green Book Director Peter Farrelly For Movie

Viggo Mortensen is set to reunite with 'Green Book' director Peter Farrelly on a new film.According to Variety, the 'Lord of the Rings' star is in talks to join an untitled flick based on the...

Dougray Scott Snubbed Lord Of The Rings Role

Dougray Scott turned down the chance to play Aragorn in 'The Lord of The Rings' trilogy.The 'Sea Fever' star admitted that he was in line for the part, which eventually went to Viggo Mortensen, but...

Squad Goals! 'Lord Of The Rings' Cast Stage Epic Reunion

The cast of Lord of the Rings held a mini reunion on Tuesday to fight a cave troll in a restaurant, using cutlery.Dominic Monaghan, who played Meriadoc Brandybuck in the franchise, shared a series of...

'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 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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Cannes Lineup: Brad Pitt's Crime Thriller Tops The Bill

This year's Cannes Film Festival will showcase movies starring some of America's biggest names, including Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman and Kristen Stewart. Brad Pitt makes an appearance in Killing Them Softly, from the New Zealand...

Keira Knightley Says English Love Spanking

Keira Knightley believes English people are obsessed with spanking.The actress played Sabina Spielrein who has a relationship with her therapist Carl Jung in 'A Dangerous Method' and in one scene she had to be slapped...

Billy Bob Thornton Out Of The Furnace?

Billy Bob Thornton is to play a villain in 'Out of the Furnace'. The actor will join Christian Bale, Zoe Saldana and Casey Affleck for the movie, about a man who tracks down his brother's...

Michael Fassbender Vomited On By Fan

Michael Fassbender was left ''bemused'' when a fan vomited on him.The 'Shame' actor reportedly ''played it cool'' when a star-struck woman got so excited at meeting him in a London bar, she threw up on...

Jason Isaacs Loved Working With Chocolate Man Mortensen

Harry Potter star Jason Isaacs can't wait to work with Viggo Mortensen again - because he loved the intense actor's chocolate treats.Isaacs insists the Lord of the Rings star's super-serious reputation is undeserved because he's...

David Cronenberg's Spanking Worries

David Cronenberg thinks people are too focussed on the spanking scenes in 'A Dangerous Method'. Keira Knightley plays the role of Sabina Spielrein - who finds sexual gratification in spanking - in the movie about...

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