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Jerry Weintraub – Goodbye Good Friend

10 hours ago | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

“If there’s one piece of advice I can give to young people… it’s this: persist, push, hang on, keep going, never give up. When the man say no, pretend you can’t hear him. Look confused, stammer, say, “Huh?” Persistence-it’s a cliché, but it happens to work. The person who makes it is the person who keeps on going after everyone else has quit. This is more important than intelligence, pedigree, even connections. Be dogged! Keep hitting that door until you bust it down! I have accomplished almost nothing on the first or second or even third try – the breakthrough usually comes late, when everyone else has left the field.” -Jerry Weintraub. So, Movie producer Jerry Weintraub, known for the films “Nashville,” “The Karate Kid” and the remake of “Ocean’s Eleven” in 2001 passed away. We are going to miss him. Weintraub also produced the HBO »

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Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dead at 77

6 July 2015 4:02 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Legendary Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub has passed away at the age of 77. Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dead at 77

Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub has died at the age of 77.

TMZ reports the Tinseltown legend – who produced movies such as the ‘Ocean’s 11‘ remake and the ‘Karate Kid‘ franchise – passed away on Monday (06.07.15) at his Palm Springs home.

He is believed to have been suffering ill health recently and was surrounded by family members when he passed away.

Jerry split from his wife Jane Morgan in the 1980s after approximately 20 years of marriage, although they never divorced.

He has been living with girlfriend Susie Ekins for almost 20 years and earlier this year spoke about his amicable relationship with Jane, revealing that she calls him daily.

He explained to Vanity Fair that every day: “Each of my four children and Jane, my wife, will call to check in.”

The couple have three adopted daughters, »

- Paul Heath

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Legendary Producer Jerry Weintraub Dies at 77

6 July 2015 2:22 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jerry Weintraub, the colorful and controversial producer whose films included “Nashville,” “Diner,” “The Karate Kid” and the trio of “Ocean’s Eleven” films, died Monday of cardiac arrest in Santa Barbara, Calif. He was 77. He had been in poor health recently.

When he received Variety‘s Creative Leadership Award in 2013, Weintraub told Variety that he had a yacht and a Rolls-Royce, but was “not a big Hollywood guy.” Some would disagree. He was actually an old-school Hollywood showman, who understood the relationship between production and marketing. He was also a snappy dresser — his shoes were colorful and fun — who knew how to work the room and how to work the press: He was always available to the media and when he had a film in release, he knew how to maximize public awareness.

But the showiness was backed by hard work. His savvy came after decades of performing in many different jobs in the industry. »

- Carmel Dagan

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Legendary Producer Jerry Weintraub Dies at 77

6 July 2015 2:22 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Jerry Weintraub, the colorful and controversial producer whose films included “Nashville,” “Diner,” “The Karate Kid” and the trio of “Ocean’s Eleven” films, died Monday of cardiac arrest in Santa Barbara, Calif. He was 77. He had been in poor health recently.

When he received Variety‘s Creative Leadership Award in 2013, Weintraub told Variety that he had a yacht and a Rolls-Royce, but was “not a big Hollywood guy.” Some would disagree. He was actually an old-school Hollywood showman, who understood the relationship between production and marketing. He was also a snappy dresser — his shoes were colorful and fun — who knew how to work the room and how to work the press: He was always available to the media and when he had a film in release, he knew how to maximize public awareness.

But the showiness was backed by hard work. His savvy came after decades of performing in many different jobs in the industry. »

- Carmel Dagan

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Jerry Weintraub Dead -- 'Oceans 11' Mega Producer Dies at 77 (Update)

6 July 2015 1:55 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Jerry Weintraub ... the producer behind the "Ocean's 11" remakes, Frank Sinatra, and Elvis Presley died today at the age of 77 ... TMZ has learned. Weintraub had been in Santa Barbara with family -- and multiple sources tell us he died around 12:45 Pm while at a hospital in the area. His reps are saying he suffered cardiac arrest.  Weintraub's been a giant in music and movies for decades -- producing, promoting, and managing for everyone from »

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Matt Damon Debuts Ponytail At ‘The Great Wall’ Event, Shocks Internet

3 July 2015 7:43 AM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Matt Damon debuted a new ponytail at an event to promote his upcoming film, The Great Wall, on Wednesday, hoping on the man-bun craze. Matt Damon Has A Ponytail Damon showed off his new look at a promotional event in Beijing for The Great Wall, a film that is set during the construction of the […]

The post Matt Damon Debuts Ponytail At ‘The Great Wall’ Event, Shocks Internet appeared first on uInterview. »

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Matt Damon Has a Ponytail Now, Looks Hotter Than Ever and the Internet Agrees

3 July 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

That you Chris Hemsworth?! Matt Damon is sporting a ponytail like the Thor actor and we’re not complaining. The Oscar winner, 44, debuted his new look at a press conference for his upcoming flick The Great Wall on Thursday, July 2, in China and looked hotter than ever. Clad in blue jeans and a plaid button-down, the Good Will Hunting star grinned from ear to ear, confidently rocking his new long locks which he kept secured with a hair elastic like a true man. The Great Wall, a mystery [...] »

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Matt Damon's hipster ponytail is causing quite a stir online

3 July 2015 1:37 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Just when you thought long hair on men was on the way out, Matt Damon has gone and brought it right back.

The actor rocked a ponytail at the press conference for his latest film The Great Wall, and to be honest, it kind of stole the show.

Damon's new look caused quite a stir online, but not everyone was a fan of the style. While some felt he pulled the 'hipster' look off, others just wanted the old Damon back.

And in less than 24 hours, the ponytail already has its own Twitter page.

Meanwhile, Jimmy Kimmel was up to his old tricks again - recently turning his arch-enemy Damon's space epic The Martian into an ode to masturbation.

Last week, it was announced that Damon will produce a film on the worldwide FIFA scandal alongside his long-time friend Ben Affleck. »

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25 Questions We Have for Matt Damon's Ponytail

2 July 2015 3:03 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The world changed today. And we're not sure yet if it was for the better. Today, Matt Damon debuted a ponytail. During a press conference for his upcoming film The Great Wall, he talked to reporters and smiled like he wasn't completely flipping our world upside down with his ponytail-ness. We have so many questions for that little tail of hair that's popping out from the 44-year-old actor's head and we really can't adequately express our feelings for this new 'do until we get some answers. So Matt Damon's ponytail, please, tell us… 1. What are you? 2. Why are you here? 3. Where did you come from? 4. How did you get to be on Matt »

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“The Martian”: Looking at potential Best Picture contenders

2 July 2015 2:28 PM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Welcome to July folks. Much like I said last year, it’s one thing to read early Academy Award predictions to see what folks like myself think will happen at the end of the year, but it’s another thing entirely to actually know which films will be in contention. To that end, once a week (or maybe twice a week) for the next month or so I’ll be running down some of the major contenders in each Oscar category. Basically, the format will have me saying a few words about what/who I feel are the top tier contenders right now in said categories, along with a longer list afterwards of many of the other hopefuls. Consider this a sort of pre awards season cheat sheet for you all. Today I’m beginning with the big one, of course…Best Picture. Here are the ten films that I »

- Joey Magidson

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Oscars: Biopics, Diversity Dearth Shape Midyear Race

2 July 2015 1:19 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

As 2015 hits the halfway mark, it’s encouraging that so many upcoming films look promising — because so far, the Oscar possibilities are meager, to say the least.

Once again, fact-based dramas will dominate awards buzz. There are at least 14 with scheduled dates, and another three possibilities for this year. Six of these earn the highest possible praise: People from rival studios like them.

That roster includes “Black Mass,” starring Johnny Depp as Boston mob kingpin Whitey Bulger; “Concussion,” about the NFL’s efforts to deny the repercussions of players’ repeated concussions; “Spotlight,” with Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams as the Boston Globe reporters who uncovered child abuse in the Catholic Church; “Trumbo,” about Dalton Trumbo and the House Un-American Activities Committee; “Truth,” the Dan Rather-George W. Bush scandal pic; and “The Walk,” about high-wire artist Philippe Petit, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Other reality-based pics that are »

- Tim Gray

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Damon Debuts Ponytail!

2 July 2015 12:16 PM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Matt Damon... we just don't know what to say except: long hair, don't care!

The 44-year-old actor stepped out in Beijing on Thursday with a new long and luxurious man-mane!

No word on why Matt has this ponytail (probably for a upcoming role) or where he got it... Matt, is that a weave?

His new look spawned a slew of comparisons online including "Jean-Claude Van Damme in 1993," "The art teacher that convinced you to follow your dreams and pursue that Bfa in photography" and "The Property Brother the rest of the Property Family doesn't talk ...

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Competition: Win ‘Return to Sender’ on Blu-ray

2 July 2015 11:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

To celebrate the release of Return To Sender – on download, DVD and Blu-ray from 6th July 2015 – we have a copy on Blu-ray to giveaway courtesy of Arrow Films.

Gone Girl meets Misery in a tense and unforgiving psychological thriller, starring Academy Award Nominee Rosamund Pike proving once again that she is the star to watch in 2015. Unafraid to break new ground, Return To Sender will leave audiences wanting more as it dares to challenge with unexpected turns and surprises.

Rosamund Pike stars as a small town nurse who gets brutally attacked and raped in her own home by a mysterious man (Shiloh Fernandez). Following his arrest, she starts to write to him but the letters all get returned unopened. Determined to confront him she then starts to regularly visit him in prison and seemingly befriends him, against her father’s (Nick Nolte) express wishes. Unable to understand his daughters intentions »

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Matt Damon Debuts a Lush Ponytail in China, and We Might Just Be Feeling It

2 July 2015 10:51 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Matt Damon and his new ponytail gave a press conference today in China. The event was ostensibly held to discuss The Great Wall, which Matt has been shooting in and around Beijing for several months, but the ponytail had other plans. Secured by what appeared to be a banana-clip-type situation, it was there for one reason and one reason only: to turn Matt's moment into its own personal coming-out party. The ponytail did not take questions from the audience, which is unfortunate, because we want to learn all of its secrets. Here's what we do know: it straddles follicular territory somewhere between Jon Snow and Jared Leto, has a casual - yet defined - natural curl, and is glossy as all hell. In all seriousness, we don't know if this look is for a current role, an upcoming role, or simply the role of New Matt Damon. But we're actually not hating it. »

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Matt Damon Debuts New Ponytail: Is His Hairstyle Hot or Not?!

2 July 2015 10:47 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It's official, folks: Matt Damon has a ponytail. And we're digging it.  The 44-year-old actor debuted his new look in Beijing, China on Thursday, during press conference for his forthcoming film The Great Wall at the Park Hyatt Hotel.  Wearing a button-down shirt and basic blue jeans, the Bourne Identity star flaunted his hip new hairstyle—and a little bit of facial scruff—while flashing a beaming smile as he addressed the audience.  While it's unclear if Damon's luscious locks are for an upcoming role, we think the father of four looks mighty fine with his new 'do.  Watch out, Jared Leto, you may have some competition in the hair »

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Was Paris Hilton In On the Plane Prank the Entire Time?

2 July 2015 9:35 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Paris Hilton might be a better actress than we thought - HuffPost Entertainment Why Calvin Harris wants Taylor Swift to gain weight - Ok! Check out excerpts from Teresa Giudice's prison journal - Us Weekly Amanda Seyfried says she is ready to be a mom - Et Is Jennifer Lawrence back with her ex? - Gossip Girl Matt Damon has a ponytail now - Lainey Gossip 26 famous men who stood up for feminism - BuzzFeed An evolution of Lindsay Lohan's looks in honor of her 29th birthday - People Famous Jennifers for newly single Ben Affleck to date - The Frisky »

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Matt Damon Has Long Hair Now, Rocks a Pony at Press Conference

2 July 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Matt Damon + man bun = perfection!  The actor was spotted with a new 'do at the press conference for his latest movie, "The Great Wall," in Beijing, China on Thursday.   The "Interstellar" star totally rocked his new look as he paired his curly slicked-back strawberry tresses with a black and gray flannel shirt and jeans.  While the 44-year-old was joined by costars Andy Lau, Zhang Yimou, Jing Tian and Pedro Pascal at the event ... all eyes were definitely on Damon and his glorious pony.  Is it just us or does Matt's new 'do make him look younger? Somehow, he's able to pull this one off. The actor's latest thriller will follow a mystery centered around the construction of the Great Wall of China and is set to hit theaters in November of 2016.  What do you think about Damon's new 'do? Sound off below and check out the gallery above to see »

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Matt Damon Has a Ponytail Now and the Internet Is Freaking Out

2 July 2015 9:15 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Matt Damon has gone viral after appearing at a press conference in China this week to promote his performance in upcoming thriller "The Great Wall." Unfortunately for the actor, it's not because of the movie -- it's all thanks to his new hairstyle.

Damon is now the proud owner of a ponytail, and the internet could not get enough of the Oscar winner's new, long locks. Vanity Fair has a roundup of some of the more fawning responses to Damon's look, and it's loaded with hyperbolic praise and overly-detailed descriptors that's enough to make any respectable internet-goer blush.

The Cut calls Damon's ponytail "thick, curly, and lush," noting that the style looks like "the bouncy hair lovechild of a pirate, your sexy hippie barista, and all high-school cheer captains everywhere." Page Six waxes on about the actor's "golden tresses," while The Express offered an ode to Damon's "voluminous high ponytail »

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Heisterberg begins 'In The Blood' shoot

2 July 2015 6:36 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Marks directorial debut for Danish screenwriter behind A Royal Affair and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Danish screenwriter Rasmus HeisterbergNikolaj Arcel’s sidekick since 2004 release King’s Game – has begun shooting In the Blood (I blodet), his directorial debut, at the Roskilde Festival near Copenhagen

Heisterberg also co-wrote The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), A Royal Affair (2012), The Absent One (2015) and the upcoming Rfk for Matt Damon, with Arcel.

Heisterberg and Arcel won the Silver Bear for best screening at the Berlin Film Festival in 2012 with A Royal Affair, which went on to be Oscar nominated for Best Foreign Language Film.

He has also written the screenplay for In the Blood, the portrait of a medical student in his 20s and his experiences in what will become the defining summer of his life.

“I have always been fascinated by the identity-seeking years - on one hand it is the time of freedom, where all doors »

- jornrossing@aol.com (Jorn Rossing Jensen)

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The History of Bad Ideas – Episode 78: I’ll Buy Your Matt Damon!

1 July 2015 2:21 PM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

After their debut last week, here’s is the latest episode  – episode 78 – of The History of Bad Ideas podcast. If you haven’t caught the podcast yet (why not?) you can check out previous episodes of The History of Bad Ideas on iTunes and look out for new episodes here on Nerdly each and every week…

Emanating from their studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, The History of Bad Ideas sees hosts Jason, Jeff and Blake talk about all things geeky on their podcast. Whether it’s rumors of the latest comic book movies, debating who really is the worst villain of all time, discussing the latest comic issues or just wondering about life in general, you are sure to have a fun time with them! In theory.

Episode 78: I’ll Buy Your Matt Damon!

Blake is on vacation so that means scab and resident film critic Jeff Morris is back »

- Phil Wheat

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