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Exclusive: The Bruce Willis-starring indie thriller Wake just can’t seem to keep its eyes open. The thriller, which was shut down last month because of budget problems, was expected to start up again on March 23, but that was postponed again. Some in the cast are now considering the project dead, although apparently CAA who reps Willis and co-star Ben Kingsley are trying to help put it back together as the actors apparently love the script and want to move forward. The… »
Actress Ambyr Childers is quickly making a name for herself in different genres on television and in movies. Since taking her first job in the BBC comedy series S Club 7 in L.A., she's moved on to bigger opportunities like a role in the popular long-running American soap All My Children and supporting characters in The Master, Gangster Squad, 2 Guns, and several others. With Vice, Childers re-enters the world of science fiction she first dabbled with in the award-winning 2011 independent film Love.
I had the pleasure of interviewing Ms. Childers about her work on Vice. She shared her experiences working with Bruce Willis and tells readers what to expect from the movie. Childers also expands on her role of Kelly the "Artificial" and takes us behind the scenes of the making of the film.
How did you get involved in Vice?
Kelly, my character, pulls a machine gun on Bruce Willis! »
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London — British actor Alan Rickman, whose roles include Severus Snape in the “Harry Potter” franchise and Hans Gruber in “Die Hard,” will discuss his craft and career in an onstage interview at BAFTA.
The April 15 event is part of BAFTA’s “A Life in Pictures” series of talks, which have included David Fincher, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep and Quentin Tarantino. Recordings of previous events in the series are available here.
Rickman began his acting career in theater, where his credits include a Tony nomination for his performance in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of “Les Liaisons Dangereuses.” His feature film debut came in the 1988 alongside Bruce Willis in “Die Hard.” Since then he has appeared in more than 40 films, including the Harry Potter series, “Sweeney Todd” and “Love Actually.”
Rickman was awarded a BAFTA in 1992 for his role as the Sheriff of Nottingham in “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. »
- Leo Barraclough
Veteran British actor, who recently directed his second feature A Little Chaos, to give on stage interview in London.
Actor Alan Rickman is to discuss his craft and career at a ‘BAFTA A Life in Pictures’ event in London on April 15.
The event, to be held at BAFTA’s HQ in London’s Piccadilly, is the latest in a series of onstage interviews in which some of the film world’s leading talent share insights into the experiences that helped them hone and develop their craft.
The series has hosted such figures as Kenneth Branagh, Cate Blanchett, Jim Broadbent, David Fincher, Tom Hanks, Ethan Hawke, Dustin Hoffman, Helen Mirren, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Quentin Tarantino, Emma Thompson and Ray Winstone.
Rickman began his acting career in theatre, where his credits include a Tony nomination for his performance in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses.
His feature film debut came in 1988 alongside Bruce Willis in [link »
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- Scott Beggs
As previously stated, we at Flickering Myth love Commando. Which is why we’re always upset that it never got a sequel – only it very nearly did! One of the Internet’s most famous rumours is that the script for Commando 2 eventually became Die Hard, the movie that launched the action career of Bruce Willis. However, screenwriter Steven de Souza has confirmed that this is not the case.
“I don’t know how this story started on the Internet – it’s completely wrong,” he told Bristol Bad Film Club. “Die Hard is based on a novel called Nothing Lasts Forever by the author Roderick Thorpe, which is a sequel to his early book The Detective. In fact, a good bar bet if you want to make some cash is to ask someone, ‘Who was the first actor to play John McClane and in what movie?’ They will say, ‘Bruce Willis »
- Luke Owen
Arrr ye ready to meet Blackbeard, Black Sails fans?
One of the most notorious pirates to have ever lived, Blackbeard returns to settle some unfinished business, yet a great deal has changed during his absence. As such, he will have to disrupt cemented alliances and challenge new ones to achieve the impossible.
Rumer Willis has legs for days! The 26-year-old actress slipped into one very revealing two-piece costume for this week's episode of "Dancing with the Stars," where she performed the Cha Cha with partner Val Chmerkovskiy. The sparkly and fringe-adorned ensemble really showed off Rumer's killer physique, including her amazing legs, tight tummy and ample cleavage. With her short, dark locks and smoky eye, she's definitely giving us shades of her famous mama, Demi Moore. Demi and Bruce Willis' daughter is the one to beat this season, after slaying during the premiere and coming in near the tip top of the leaderboard on Monday evening as well. "You have the attack of a warrior on a mission ... and mission accomplished," exclaimed judge Bruno Tonioli after Rumer's dance with Val last night. The duo scored an impressive 32/40, tying with Willow Shields and Riker Lynch and coming up just short of Nastia Liukin »
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John McClane has a sensitive side! Rumer Willis poked fun at her dad Bruce Willis' "emotional" face during Dancing With the Stars on Monday, Mar. 23. In her pre-taped package, she and partner Val Chmerkovskiy recalled the silly expression Bruce made when he attended the show's live premiere last week. The actress, 26, and Chmerkovskiy, 29, danced the foxtrot to Hozier's "Take Me to Church" at the time. The Die Hard star (who turned 60 on Mar. 19) waited patiently for her to take the floor — [...] »
Guess you could say Bruce Willis turned up for his 60th. As E! News previously mentioned, the hunky actor planned a blowout bash for his milestone birthday in New York City, and now we have all of the exclusive details on what went down inside his star-studded bash at Harlow on Saturday night! "It was an amazing event in New York City," a source tells E! News. "It was a perfect celebration filled with old friends and family from Bruce Willis past and present. [His wife] Emma [Heming] and Bruce were really affectionate throughout the whole night. You can tell she gets along great with his kids. She was by his side all night and they danced throughout the evening." Guests included celeb pals »
Party Hard (With a Vengeance)! On Saturday, March 21, Bruce Willis celebrated his 60th birthday with family and his celebrity friends by his side at Harlow in NYC. The Die Hard star had his loving wife Emma Heming by his side all night. The couple posed together in the photo booth and blew out the candles on his chocolate cake. Heming, 36, shared photos from the event with the label "Bee Dub's 60th" on Instagram, writing, "It's fair to say the birthday boy had a great time. #BWBirthdayBash." It's [...] »
We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Community, Empire, Arrow and Grey’s Anatomy!
2 | Is Glee‘s Sue Sylvester really not going to suffer repercussions for splitting an uninsured piano in two?
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Hollywood is not exactly a warm and fuzzy place where everyone gets along like best friends. That’s why so many film sets are hotbeds for drama. But no drama is more intense than the art-infused feuds between actor and director, because Art!
Here are some of the biggest and best actor-director fights in film history.
Let’s start with the most recent. After Mo’Nique won an Oscar for her role in Precious, she says Daniels told her she was blackballed for not playing the Hollywood game. Then recently she announced that she’d been offered roles in both The Butler and Empire, but never heard anything more until she learned Oprah and Taraji P. Henson were respectively playing what she’d been led to believe were her roles. Despite the struggles, Mo’Nique says she “could work with Lee Daniels tomorrow.”
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Rumer Willis commends her parents, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, for the way they handled their very public divorce 15 years ago. The Dancing With the Stars contestant spoke with Larry King Monday on his show, Larry King Now, about how the divorce impacted her growing up, and she applauded her parents' efforts to maintain stability. "I never had to split up vacations or split up birthdays," Willis, 26, told King. "They always made an effort to do all of the family events still together and made such an effort to still have our family be as one unit, as opposed to two separate things, »
- Christina Dugan
Let's be real—60 years old never looked so good. Hollywood stud and longtime swoon-worthy actor Bruce Willis is celebrating a milestone birthday today, and luckily for us, three of his main ladies have shared some of the most adorable pictures and messages in honor of dad's big day. Rumer, Scout and Tallulah Willis each took to social media to praise their pops for being nothing short of amazing with some precious throwback pictures for our visual entertainment. "To the slickest guy I know, Happy 60th Papa. I love you so much. Thank you for teaching me how to be as fun, smart and goofy as you. I am so grateful to call you my dad," Rumer, who recently killed it in the ballroom for her Dancing »
Bruce Willis and Demi Moore have been divorced for 15 years, but their oldest daughter, Rumer Willis, is now praising the way her famous parents' split up after 13 years of marriage, saying that they both put in so much "effort" to have their children not suffer from any fallout. Even though she was only 10 years old at the time, Rumer told Larry King on his show, Larry King Now, that it was still a lot to handle but admits she didn't understand the fame aspect of it as much. "I mean, I think at that time I didn't have as much of an understanding of the public side of it to have that affect me as much," Rumer, 26, explained. "But I have to say, I'm so thankful and grateful that my »
Robert Altman, the grizzly-bear genius of American cinema celebrated in the new documentary Altman, first found success at the same time as Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Martin Scorsese, but he was no movie brat. With a career in television and a spell as a fighter pilot behind him, he had a jump of nearly 20 years on those upstarts by the time he achieved his breakthrough in 1970 with his fifth film, the spiky Korean war comedy M*A*S*H, made when he was 44. Over a 50-year period, he bashed out almost 40 films. There were iconoclastic assaults on genre (the anti-western McCabe and Mrs Miller, the wayward detective film The Long Goodbye, the who-cares-whodunnit Gosford Park), sprawling ensemble pieces (Nashville, »
- Ryan Gilbey
Success is a fickle mistress. Hollywood icons . like shooting stars . often are burning bright one moment, then tumbling down to earth the next. And it.s getting harder and harder to predict success nowadays. Superhero pictures and Star Wars stories may be a given. But with so many entertainment options available to the modern consumer, a movie really needs to have a massive hook to land an audience. and sustain a silver-screen performer.s career. These 10 stars understand. They once sat on a Hollywood pedestal, collecting accolades and enjoying financial perks after cranking out hit after hit. But the well of creativity has run dry for these once bankable talents, and they could use a hit to boost them back up to the high echelon of Hollywood royalty. Hey casting agents? Give these guys a call if you have a juicy role on your radars, m.kay? Bruce Willis Last »
Written and directed by Nelly Ben Hayoun
Thermonuclear warfare, famine via overpopulation, zombie apocalypse. Doomsday scenarios exist dearly in human consciousness as evidenced by the plethora of films, television seriesand literature that chronicle it. While it prevails in art, few go about their lives thinking about the realities of a world ending calamity such as a mile wide asteroid.
How does the world react? What is the chain of command? Who will really save mankind? As the creators behind Disaster Playground prefer to put it, the heroes of armageddon aren’t found in Bruce Willis or Jeff Goldblum, but rather Dr. David Morrison and other scientists of his ilk.
Disaster Playground is succinct, bombastic, and a great, fun look at a grave, literally larger-than-life matter. As director Nelly Ben Hayoun takes the audience from Seti offices to disaster training facilities, the world of studying real-life armageddon is »
- David Tran
Growing up in the spotlight can't be easy, but Rumer Willis and her sisters were lucky enough to have not just each other but also two loving, nurturing parents. As the Dancing With the Stars contestant told Larry King on Monday, March 16, former Hollywood super couple Bruce Willis and Demi Moore did everything they could to provide a stable family environment for their three kids — even after they split in 2000. "I was 10. I mean, I think at that time I didn't have as [...] »
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