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Quote of the Day: Angelina Jolie on Playing Cleopatra

"[Cleopatra is] one of those that you feel like well, maybe that's the one you put everything into and that's where you end it, that's where you finish... In a great way, what could you do beyond that one?" - Maleficent star Angelina Jolie hints that if she were to take on the role of Cleopatra - whom screen legend Elizabeth Taylor portrayed in 1963 - it would be her last film project as an …

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Harrison Ford Approached for ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel

Harrison Ford has been approached to appear in a sequel to Blade Runner. The 71-year-old action movie star is being sought to reprise his role as bounty hunter Rick Deckhard in a sequel to the sci-fi classic, originally released in 1982. Already on board with the project are Ridley Scott, who directed the original movie, and Hampton Fancher, who adapted the screenplay from Philip K. Dick's book Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Broderick Johnson …

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Harold Ramis Dies

Ghostbusters star Harold Ramis has died at the age of 69. The actor and director - best known for his role as Egon Spengler in the 1984 comedy, which he also wrote, with Dan Aykroyd - passed away in the early hours of yesterday morning after suffering autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis for a number of years. Although he is best remembered on-screen for his roles in Ghostbusters and its 1989 sequel, Harold had been a leading …

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‘Back To The Future’ to Become a Musical

Back To The Future is being turned into a musical. A stage version of the hit 1985 movie - which starred Michael J. Fox as time-traveling teen Marty McFly - has been given the green light to debut in London's West End in 2015. Robert Zemeckis, who co-wrote and directed the original film, will team up with co-writer Bob Gale once again to pen the adaptation. "[It will be true to the spirit of the …

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Quote of the Day: Keira Knightley on Her Pout

"I’ve got [the pout] out of my system. I didn’t know I did it so much, and [Pride and Prejudice director] Joe [Wright] banned it from the film. Then, when we did the Chanel adverts he said, 'You know that pout we banned? Can we have it back and as much as possible.'" - Keira Knightley recalls director Joe Wright eliminating her pout on set only to later ask her for it during a Chanel …

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Cinecast: ‘Magnificent Seven’ Rewrite, Keanu on ‘Bill & Ted’ Sequel

+ After a Tumblr user in Italy questioned a 12 Years a Slave poster featuring Brad Pitt (whose role in the film - despite his producing credit - is minimal), Lionsgate released a statement claiming that the advertisements (another similar one featured Michael Fassbender, who is also a supporting actor) were unauthorized and not approved by the filmmakers. + Saving Mr. Banks director John Lee Hancock has been picked to rewrite the Magnificent Seven remake, …

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Harrison Ford Was Told He’d Never Be a Star

Harrison Ford was told by an unknown movie executive that he didn't have what it takes to make it in the industry at the start of his career. The 71-year-old actor - whose career has spanned six decades and includes high profile roles in Indiana Jones and the original Star Wars trilogy - was told he didn't have the star quality to become successful after beginning his career as an extra in Dead Heat On …

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Monty Python Team to Reunite

The Monty Python comedy team are getting back together. The surviving members of the legendary British collective of comedians are set to announce their return 30 years after their final film, The Meaning of Life, was released. John Cleese, 74, Terry Gilliam, 72, Terry Jones, 71, Eric Idle, 70, and Michael Palin, 70, are expected to make a high-profile official announcement about their comeback next week, despite John previously saying it would be "absolutely impossible."... …

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P. Diddy: The Next Big Film Star?

P. Diddy wants to become a movie star. The rapper has set his sights on a Hollywood career and is planning to produce and star in a remake of cult 1990 gangster movie, King of New York. The 43-year-old star - real name Sean Combs - has joined forces with Oscar-winning director and producer Brian Grazer for a fresh take on Abel Ferrara's film, which starred Christopher Walken, Laurence Fishburne and Wesley Snipes. "Sean optioned the …

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Tom Hanks Doesn’t Re-Watch His Films

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Classics, Celeb News, Filmmaking,

Tom Hanks doesn't re-watch his own films. The 57-year-old star - who has starred in many beloved movies such as Splash, Catch Me If You Can and The Green Mile - prefers not to watch himself on screen time and time again because that "would be madness." "Oh, I don't watch any of my old movies. I don't watch my own performances - who does that? That would be madness. I've seen all the movies once, but …

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