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Exclusive Interview: Alex Chang talks Pao and Pete & Whitely: The Take Away

21 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In an exclusive interview, Flickering Myth sat down with actor Alex Chang to talk his role in Pao and the hit TV comedy Pete & Whitely: The Take Away

How have your family reacted to your career choice and your successes in the entertainment industry? Was it always your dream to be an actor?

I think the first thing my parents thought was, why – which is an understandable response when first embarking on this particular career path. It can be unsteady work and didn’t exactly breed confidence from my family. Saying that though, as I’ve been working as an actor consistently and in a lot of ways proved to them, and myself, that I can indeed forge a career out of acting, they are my biggest supporters and fans which is lovely.

I was always a lover of music and used that as an outlet for a lot of »

- Amie Cranswick

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Brian Cox Prepares For Battle In New Trailer For Churchill

25 April 2017 10:52 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

As one of the most iconic, intimidating figures in world history, Winston Churchill has been depicted in film many times. Played by actors ranging from Richard Burton to Albert Finney; from Christian Slater to Michael Gambon – the former British Prime Minister is as recognizable in fictionalizations as he is in real, historical footage. Though interest in his story has never really waned, there has been a notable surge in Churchill-based projects recently, with two heading for theatres this year. One is the more high profile Darkest Hours, starring Gary Oldman, and the other is Churchill, starring Brian Cox, which has had a new trailer released this week.

By the time of his passing in 1965, Sir Winston Churchill had been a prominent and influential British politician for half a century. The former British Army Officer served his government in trade, home affairs, and defence – as well as having held the »

- Sarah Myles

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Best Actor - April Foolish Oscar Predix

20 April 2017 4:00 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

This year's best actor race could well be entirely composed of famous stars playing real life people... as is not unfortunately uncommon as creating a wholly original character from the imagination to the point where they feel three dimensional to the audience without any "borrowed glory" can be just as if not more difficult! But awards are what they are and "true stories" are preferred. This year Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum, Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill, Benedict Cumberbath as Thomas Edison, Domhnall Gleeson as A.A. Milne, Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs, and Chadwick Boseman asThurgood Marshall. And that's just the famous real life people. Other actors going the true story / real life character route include Andrew Garfield, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Bell, Miles Teller, and Tom Hanks.

Jake Gyllenhaal plays Jeff Bauman, Boston Marathon bombing survivor in Stronger

I didn't mean to predict two movies that feature stars in wheelchairs »

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Coming Distractions: Samuel L. Jackson brings plenty of “motherfucker”s to The Hitman’s Bodyguard trailer

14 April 2017 1:47 PM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Even though Ryan Reynolds has proven his bona fides in the “being able to swear and sound good doing it” department, thanks to movies like Deadpool and Blade: Trinity (not a good film, admittedly, but Reynolds is good in it), he’s about to face his toughest opponent, someone who makes swearing sound as natural as breathing. In the trailer for The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Reynolds’ protection agent—one of the best in the world, we’re told—is assigned to a legendary hitman, played by Samuel L. Jackson in full-on “don’t give a fuck” mode. Reynolds does his best to guard his murderous ward, as they stave off attacks by an Eastern European dictator played by Gary Oldman.

This is the kind of high-concept comedy that can easily go astray, though the trailer manages to sell it pretty well, in large part thanks to Reynolds’ affable charm. Jackson »

- Alex McLevy

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The Hitman’s Bodyguard poster spoofs The Bodyguard

14 April 2017 1:26 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Earlier this week we brought you a red band trailer for The Hitman’s Bodyguard [watch it here], and now the first poster has arrived online for Patrick Hughes’ upcoming action comedy featuring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson, which spoofs the one-sheet for the 1992 romantic thriller The Bodyguard; check it out below…

The world’s top protection agent (Reynolds) gets a new client: a hitman (Jackson) who came in from the cold. After being on the opposite ends of a bullet for years, they must team up and have only 24 hours to get to The Hague to bring down a murderous dictator.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard is set for release on August 18th, and features a cast that also includes Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, and Elodie Yung. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Trailer Park: The Last Jedi… and more!

14 April 2017 10:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Welcome to the latest installment of Trailer Park, our semi-regular look at the latest trailers to hit the interwebs. This weeks line-up features a handful of the latest movie trailers including Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Atomic Blonde, Baby Driver, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, The Hippopotamus, Detroit, Chuck, Drone, The Bad Batch, Beatriz at Dinner and a TV spot for the new The Mist series from Spike.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

First revealed at today’s Last Jedi panel at Celebration Orlando, the new trailer marks out first look at the continuation of Rey, Finn, and Poe’s journey, set immediately after the events of 2015′s The Force Awakens

Atomic Blonde

Lorraine Broughton, a top-level spy for MI6, is dispatched to Berlin to take down a ruthless espionage ring that has just killed an undercover agent for reasons unknown. She is ordered to cooperate with Berlin station chief David Percival, »

- Phil Wheat

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How Heath Ledger’s Legacy Is Nurturing the Next Generation of Dreamers

14 April 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Nine years after Heath Ledger’s death, members of his inner circle share memories of his zest for life and his troubled final days. Subscribe now for the emotional new details and never-before-seen photos — only in People.

Heath Ledger‘s legacy is helping aspiring Aussie actors get a start in Hollywood.

In partnership with his family and high-profile friends, the organization Australians in Film created the Heath Ledger Scholarship, which aims to help young actors make the difficult transition to Hollywood — just like the late Australian actor did.

“It’s designed to help Australian actors make their international career leap, »

- Ale Russian

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See Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds' Meta 'Hitman's Bodyguard' Trailer

13 April 2017 7:50 PM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

"This guy single-handedly ruined the word 'Motherfucker,'" Ryan Reynolds' protection agent character says about Samuel L. Jackson's hitman character in a new trailer for Lionsgate's The Hitman's Bodyguard. Judging from the clip, the meta statement alluding to Jackson's infamous Mf-wielding status hints at a film that likely pokes fun at itself while delivering action-packed scenes.

The plot involves a "Triple A-rated executive protection agent" (Reynolds) being assigned the task of guarding a notorious hitman (Jackson). The pair clearly dislike each other. While sitting in a car, the hitman threatens, »

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This Nsfw trailer for The Hitman’s Bodyguard is everything

13 April 2017 7:58 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson will be seen on screen together in the forthcoming The Hitman’s Bodyguard, a new (very) R-rated action comedy coming in August.

The world’s top protection agent (Reynolds) is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world’s most notorious hitmen (Samuel L. Jackson). The relentless bodyguard and manipulative assassin have been on the opposite end of the bullet for years and are thrown together for a wildly outrageous 24 hours. During their raucous and hilarious adventure from England to the Hague, they encounter high-speed car chases, outlandish boat escapades and a merciless Eastern European dictator (Gary Oldman) who is out for blood. Salma Hayek joins the mayhem as Jackson’s equally notorious wife.

Elodie Yung, Joaquim De Almeida, Kirsty Mitchell, and Richard E. Grant are also amongst the cast of this hilarious looking new movie, »

- Paul Heath

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Red Band Teaser Trailer for Action Comedy 'The Hitman's Bodyguard'

13 April 2017 6:21 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"I hope they kill him, I really do." Lionsgate has debuted the first red band teaser trailer for director Patrick Hughes' new action film, titled The Hitman's Bodyguard. This action comedy stars Ryan Reynolds as the world's top bodyguard who is hired to protect a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. Samuel L. Jackson plays the notorious hit man, and they must get over their differences in order to make it to the trial on time. Also starring Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung, Joaquim de Almeida, and Sam Hazeldine. I'm glad they are introducing this with a red band trailer, as it makes a difference with this footage. All the dialogue is hilarious, and I'm looking forward to seeing more. Have fun. Here's the first red band teaser trailer for Patrick Hughes' The Hitman's Bodyguard, from YouTube: The world's top protection agent »

- Alex Billington

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The First Trailer For The Hitman’s Bodyguard Delivers Action And Laughs

13 April 2017 3:25 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Imagine if Pulp Fiction’s Jules Winnfield got older, and grumpier, and had to get to a specific location while under fire from potential assassins. Then imagine that any pre-Deadpool Ryan Reynolds character had to get him there. That’s basically what we have in The Hitman’s Bodyguard and, to great surprise, it looks to be exactly the film you’ll need to give your summer a boost.

Directed by Patrick Hughes (The Expendables 3), The Hitman’s Bodyguard is the second script from Tom O’Connor (Fire With Fire), and boasts a wider cast that includes Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung (Daredevil), Gary Oldman, and Joaquim de Almeida (Our Brand Is Crisis). The premise is simple – the world’s greatest hitman (Samuel L. Jackson) needs to get to the International Court Of Justice alive, and the world’s greatest bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds) has to get him there. Complications »

- Sarah Myles

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Red band trailer for The Hitman’s Bodyguard starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson

13 April 2017 2:53 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Lionsgate Summit Entertainment has just released a red band trailer for upcoming action comedy The Hitman’s Bodyguard, starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson. The footage has all the guns, cars, violence, and expletives that you would wish for in a movie starring two of the biggest personalities in Hollywood. You can watch the trailer here…

The world’s top protection agent (Reynolds) gets a new client: a hitman (Jackson) who came in from the cold. After being on the opposite ends of a bullet for years, they must team up and have only 24 hours to get to The Hague to bring down a murderous dictator.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard stars Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, and Elodie Yung. The movie is set for an August 18th, 2017 release.

… You can find Jordan on Twitter (@JordJJones), and Facebook. »

- Jordan Jones

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Hitman's Bodyguard Trailer Teams Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds

12 April 2017 6:30 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

If you've been dreaming of the day where Deadpool and Nick Fury trade R-rated barbs on the big screen, you may have to just keep dreaming. But, if you'll settle for Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson cursing and shooting up a storm in a non-superhero movie, then the red band trailer for The Hitman's Bodyguard should be right up your alley, along with a new photo. Fans and exhibitors who attended CinemaCon earlier this month got to see an early screening of this action thriller, the rest of us will have to wait until August 18, and judging from this trailer, this could be a sleeper hit of the summer

The world's top protection agent (Ryan Reynolds) is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world's most notorious hitmen (Samuel L. Jackson). The relentless bodyguard and manipulative assassin have been on the opposite end »

- MovieWeb

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“Dunkirk”: Oscar predictions for April

10 April 2017 10:49 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

I know, it’s still early. It’s April, which is absurdly early to be thinking about the Oscars. That being said, there’s certainly fun to be had in contemplating early predictions. The Academy just announced some small rule changes last week, mainly some simple housekeeping, though they did make things a little different in two particular categories. One is that things like last year’s winner Oj: Made in America are no longer eligible in Best Documentary Feature, while the other is that a wider swarth of voters will be nominating in Best Animated Feature now. Will that result in different nominees? Quite possibly, though we shall see. What it did, however, was spur me on to do this update… Below you will see a slightly new look at what Oscar could end up doing. A lot of the contenders are the same right now, as you might imagine, »

- Joey Magidson

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Fathom Events Bringing The Fifth Element Back To Cinemas May 14 and 17

9 April 2017 2:29 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Twenty years ago, audiences were dazzled by the visionary images and epic adventure of “The Fifth Element.” To celebrate the 20th anniversary of director Luc Besson’s groundbreaking film, Fathom Events and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will present a 4K restoration of the film in movie theaters nationwide for two days only, on Sunday, May 14 and Wednesday, May 17 at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. (local time) both days. Following its two-day-only theatrical presentation, “The Fifth Element” will debut on 4K Ultra HD July 11.

As an added bonus, the theatrical presentation will also offer audiences a brand-new, exclusive look at Besson’s upcoming film, “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” which opens in theaters nationwide July 21, 2017. This new film stars Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne as special operatives who must protect the astonishing city of Alpha from a marauding menace that threatens not just the city but the future of the universe. »

- Michelle McCue

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Why Are There So Many British War Films Being Made?

9 April 2017 4:25 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Neil Calloway looks at the rise in British World War II movies…

This week brought the news that Ridley Scott would be directing a film set during the Battle of Britain. It’s a surprise he hasn’t done it before; he was born two years before war was declared and his father was a career officer in the British Army; he lived it, rather than just having absorbed it through books and films after the fact.

The film joins two other films coming soon that tell of the British experience during the Second World War, Their Finest, a fun romantic dramedy starring the luminous Gemma Arterton and set in the British film industry of the time and Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk . 2017 will also see both Brian Cox and Gary Oldman play Winston Churchill in different projects. It feels like, after a couple of decades where they were few and far between, »

- Neil Calloway

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Hollywood Film Contenders Frontrunners: April 2017

8 April 2017 11:06 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

The Hollywood Film Contenders™ team selects yearly, 10 award worthy, Films and Talent, from both above and below the line, in each category of filmmaking: acting, directing, producing, screenwriting, documentary, animation, cinematographer, editor, film composer, song, production design, costume design, visual effects, sound, make-up and hairstyling. There are no winners or losers, it is a non-competitive recognition. The selected Finalists are highlighted by being included in our yearly “Hollywood Film Contenders Frontrunners Lists,” and they will be announced and acknowledged for their excellence. Criteria: Hollywood analysts make their projections for the Hollywood Film Contenders Frontrunners Lists™ based on multiple elements that are taken into consideration including advance screenings, award events and consultations with industry insiders (agents, managers, journalists, awards strategists, filmmakers, awards voters, producers, studio execs). Find Out What Films Are The 10 Best Picture Frontrunners For This Year Here now is a first crack at year in advance Academy Award predictions »

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The Fifth Element 4K Restoration Coming to Theaters This May from Fathom Events & Sony Pictures

7 April 2017 9:49 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Although it may be hard to believe, this year marks the 20th anniversary of Luc Besson's seminal sci-fi film The Fifth Element, and Fathom Events and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will be celebrating in style by screening a new 4K restoration of the film in theaters across the Us for two days this May, along with a new look at Besson's next movie, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.

Following its return to theaters this May, The Fifth Element will be released on 4K Ultra HD on July 11th. For more information, we have the official press release below with full details:

Press Release: Denver – April 7, 2017 – Twenty years ago, audiences were dazzled by the visionary images and epic adventure of “The Fifth Element.” To celebrate the 20th anniversary of director Luc Besson’s groundbreaking film, Fathom Events and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will present a 4K restoration »

- Derek Anderson

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Luc Besson’s ‘The Fifth Element’ Set for 4K Restoration and Limited Theatrical Re-Release

7 April 2017 7:50 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Buckle up, Besson-ites, because fans of the action-bent French auteur are in for a very big summer. Luc Besson’s newest sci-fi spectacle — the extremely expensive and wildly ambitious “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” — will hit the big screen in July, but before that, his seminal 1997 feature “The Fifth Element” is getting its very own re-release.

EW reports that the film will celebrate its twentieth anniversary with a special two-day theatrical re-release, complete with a 4K restoration and a new sneak preview at “Valerian,” his next big space opera. The film stars Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich and Gary Oldman and is set in the 23rd century, and chronicles no less than the possible destruction of the world. A wild mish-mash of standard sci-fi elements, a whole bunch of stuff about ancient Egypt, questionable future sartorial choices and powerful stones, it’s Besson at his most giddily out there. »

- Kate Erbland

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Patience and prosthetics: what were the most punishing actor transformations?

7 April 2017 3:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Gary Oldman claims to have sat in the makeup chair for 200 hours to become Winston Churchill in the Darkest Hour, but that’s a catnap compared to some

Related: Let's try that again … the most difficult scenes to film in cinema history

Sometimes being a Hollywood star isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. In fact, there are some moments that are downright unglamorous. Consider this: nearly every star actor, at some point in his or her career, has had to transform his or her own body for a role, requiring pain and patience in equal measure. (Sometimes, those changes are for projects that bomb completely.) Other times, actors must sit perfectly still in one place for hours on end, while professional makeup artists turn their beautiful face into something hideous.

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- Noah Gittell

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