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Faith has always played a strong role in the cinema of Martin Scorsese, but never has he tackled it with such vigor as he does in “Silence.” And today we want some lucky readers to enter for their chance to take home this powerful drama on Blu-ray combo pack.
Starring Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, and Liam Neeson, the film tells the story of two Christian missionaries who travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor at a time when Christianity was outlawed.
- Kevin Jagernauth
Author: David Sztypuljak
Red Nose Day or Comic Relief is always looking to push the boundaries when it comes to creating comedy genius and it was writer / director Richard Curtis who stole the show in the charity fundraiser to reunite the cast of Love Actually 13 years since it was first released.
The likes of Andrew Lincoln, Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Rowan Atkinson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Colin Firth and Bill Nighy to name but a few all came back reprise their roles from the classic 2003 Christmas movie.
The extended twelve minute short-film showed off many of our favourites giving a little insight into where there lives have taken them 13 years on. During the final scene you can see some familiar faces including Kate Moss and YouTube star Caspar Lee lurking behind Martine McCutcheon as she looks on to now husband Hugh Grant as he’s returned to be »
- David Sztypuljak
With their pulpy, entertaining sci-fi film Life now in theaters, star Jake Gyllenhaal and director Daniel Espinosa are already set to re-team for another cinematic outing. According to The Tracking Board, the pair are set to adapt an article by Rolling Stone about a group of Americans who fight alongside the Ypg against Isis. Titled The Anarchists vs Isis, Gyllenhaal will lead the project, along as joining the film as a producer. Espinosa is set to direct and they are still on the hunt for a writer to adapt the article, hopefully one that adapts such a recent set of events in compelling form.
Next up, after crafting one of the wildest movies of last year with Swiss Army Man, Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan (aka Daniels) have found their next project and it looks like they are expanding their scope in a big one. They’ve teamed with Joe »
- Mike Mazzanti
The much-hyped Comic Relief sequel to Richard Curtis’s film was a real let-down
It’s a shame, but the Comic Relief Red Nose Day Actually reprise of Love Actually was Guff Actually. The cast was there, everyone from Hugh Grant, Bill Nighy and Colin Firth to Keira Knightley, Rowan Atkinson, Liam Neeson and more. So you could applaud the logistics and goodwill of pulling it all together.
However, it was all lousy jokes and texted-in performances and looked as though it had been cobbled together by fourth formers as an end-of-term project. Even at just 12 minutes, it felt far too long.
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- Barbara Ellen
Liam Neeson and Anna Kendrick recently auditioned for the voice role of a lifetime: Stephen Hawking. The pair are just two celebrities from a larger group that took part in a hilarious Comic Relief video in which they lobby the world renowned scientist who suffers from Als to pick them as the person to replace the computerized voice he’s used for more than 30 years.
Read More: ‘Love Actually’ Sequel: First Trailer for Short Film Asks Which Cast Members Have Aged the Best
“Stephen, it’s me. Surely it has to be me,” Neeson says in the video. “Listen to my voice. It’s deep, it’s sexy, it’s got a tinge of … physics?”
In Kendrick’s audition tape, the actress calls herself “the obvious choice,” ading, “I’m intelligent, kind of, and, I’m young and cool, kind of.”
The project is part of Red Nose Day, a »
- Graham Winfrey
When it came time for Stephen Hawking to revamp his signature voice, some of Hollywood’s biggest stars jumped at the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to audition for the role. “Stephen it’s me, surely it has to be me. It’s deep, it’s sexy. It’s got a tinge of physics,” Liam Neeson says in the Comic Relief sketch. Related: […] »
- Sylvia Ogweng
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Auditions of the Day: Liam Neeson, Anna Kendrick, John Boyega, Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne and more audition to be Stephen Hawking's new voice in this terrific Red Nose Day bit: When the most famous scientist in the universe is looking for a new voice, you gotta give it a go! #rednoseday pic.twitter.com/KT6uaRJ9P4 — Red Nose Day (@rednoseday) March 24, 2017 Missing Flashback of the Day: See what R2-D2 is thinking about when Obi-Wan Kenobi says he doesn't remember him in Star Wars (via Geekologie): Movie Trope of the Day: With Wonder Woman coming out soon, Catherine Stratton looks at lands without men in movies, for Fandor...
- Christopher Campbell
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has been using the same trademark voice for 30 years, and it looks like he's ready for a change.
Hawkins auditions a bunch of celebrities to possibly become his new digital mouthpiece, for a hilarious video celebrating Comic Relief's Red Nose Day on Friday.
Liam Neeson, Rebel Wilson, Anna Kendrick, John Boyega, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Felicity Jones, and Eddie Redmayne (who won and Oscar for portraying Hawkins in The Theory of Everything) are among the A-listers vying for the gig, but Hawkins isn’t very impressed with his options.
Comic Relief's Red Nose Day is an annual fundraising campaign aimed at using comedy for charity.
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Warning: The article below contains cannon spoilers from the Love Actually sequel short, which will premiere in the U.S. on Wednesday, May 24.
Love Actually is back!
The ensemble cast from the classic 2003 rom-com reunited for a sequel short, Red Nose Day Actually, which aired in the U.K. on Friday to benefit Comic Relief, a British charity that fights poverty and injustice in the developing world.
More: 'Love Actually' Cast to Reunite and Film a Mini Sequel for Charity
Keira Knightley, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andrew Lincoln, Hugh Grant, Bill Nighy, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson and more of the film's stars return for the reunion, which packs a surprisingly robust number of updates on how the various characters' lives have progressed since the original movie aired.
Read on for the highlights!
In one incredible moment, Knightley's Juliet makes fun of Lincoln's Walking Dead beard, before his character »
The highly-anticipated Love Actually mini-sequel has finally debuted in the U.K., and while the special won’t be available in the U.S. until May, we’ve got all the highlights to hold you over.
Warning: Spoilers Ahead!
- Mike Miller and Phil Boucher
One of the most anticipated Hollywood reunions is actually here. After much anticipation and a few irresistible teases, fans in the U.K. were finally able to watch the cast of Love Actually reunite in a pre-taped video appropriately titled Red Nose Day Actually. Debuting during this year's Comic Relief special on BBC 1, original cast members including Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson and more came together to reprise their roles from the 2003 movie. Fans learned that Andrew Lincoln's character married Kate Moss. In addition, Hugh still has his epic moves as evident from his dancing to Drake's "Hotline Bling." The actor also delivered a moving speech just days after »
“Love Actually” both a rom-com and holiday favorite for many, and for fans who have worn out their DVD, or are wondering what happened to their favorite characters in the years since, they’re about to find out.
- Kevin Jagernauth
According to a new report, coming out of the Batman News camp, the Warner Bros. Pictures folks are definitely trying to get this new "Suicide Squad 2" movie project underway as quickly as possible. They're reporting that they've already gotten someone to write up the script for them. There's also been reports that they actually want actor, Mel Gibson, to come on and direct this thing. As of right now, he hasn't responded to their offer, so the studio is considering a couple of other directors. Some names that have popped up, are: Ruben Fleischer, Daniel Espinosa, and Jonathan Levine. Now, they've just added a new name to the possible pot of directors. This person is: Jaume Collet-Serra. Jaume has ,apparently, directed movies for Warner Bros in the past, one of which, includes: "Run All Night," which was released back in 2015, starring: Liam Neeson. They got their intel from "Variety" and "The Wrap" reporter Jeff Sneider, »
- Andre Braddox
Exclusive: Laura Dern has been tapped to play Liam Neeson character’s wife in Michael Shamberg/StudioCanal’s revenge thriller Hard Powder with Hans Petter Moland at the helm. She joins Emmy Rossum, William Forsythe, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Domenick Lombardozzi and Tom Bateman in the English remake to Moland’s 2014 Norwegian film In Order of Disappearance. Frank Baldwin wrote this upcoming adaptation, which follows snowplow driver Nels, whose son is murdered by the… »
Stephen Hawking is on the market for a new voice after using the same computerized one for over 30 years. Stars like Lin-Manuel Miranda, Liam Neeson, Rebel Wilson and Anna Kendrick want in. “Stephen, it’s me, surely it has to be me,” Neeson says in a mock-audition reel, made to celebrate Red Nose Day. “Listen to my voice. It’s deep, it’s sexy, it’s got a tinge of … physics.” Kendrick argues the role should go to her because she’s intelligent (“kind of”) and cool (“kind of”). Other A-listers trying out for the part include Kylie Minogue, Felicity Jones, »
- Beatrice Verhoeven
Stephen Hawking has used the same computerized voice for over 30 years. However, he's recently decided he's ready for a change. The world renowned scientist—who suffers from an early onset of Als that has paralyzed him—is ready to switch things up and look for a new voice, and thus, he enlisted the help of several celebrity A-listers to do so. But whose voice would make the perfect match for someone of Hawking's stature? Everyone from Rebel Wilson to Liam Neeson, Anna Kendrick to Gordon Ramsey and even Simon Cowell and Lin-Manuel Miranda took part in a competition to win over Hawking's approval and become his new, famous voice. While Kendrick argued that »
Stephen Hawking is looking for a new voice — and a slew of A-list stars want in on the gig.
“Time to find my new voice,” Hawking says in the clip.
First up: Neeson.
“Stephen, it’s me, surely it has to be me,” the Taken star says in his audition reel. “Listen to my voice. It’s deep, it’s sexy, it’s got a tinge of … physics.”
And while both Wilson and Kendrick said »
- Jodi Guglielmi
South Korean sales company Finecut has announced a raft of deals from the European Film Market (Efm) and Hong Kong Filmart led by Yunjin Kim-starrer House Of The Disappeared pre-selling to major Asian territories including Japan (New Select) and the Philippines (Viva Communications).
Lim Dae-woong’s mystery thriller House Of The Disappeared, which also stars K-pop group 2Pm member Ok Taec-yeon, also pre-sold to Taiwan (Long Shong International), Vietnam (Red Pictures) and Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei (mm2 Entertainment). The film is still in post-production with a local release set for April 5.
Directed by Juhn Jai-hong (Poongsan, Beautiful), music drama One Step starring K-pop group 2NE1 member Sandara Park locked deals to Thiland »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jean Noh)
The trailer promoting their special reunion -- titled Red Nose Day Actually -- was released on Wednesday and paid homage to one of the film's most iconic scenes, in which Andrew Lincoln's Mark silently professes his secret love for Keira Knightley's Juliet with a series of hand-written cue cards (in spite of the fact that Juliet just married Mark's best friend, Peter, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor).
Watch: 'Love Actually' Cast to Reunite and Film a Mini Sequel for Charity
This time, the cast got to hold up hand-written signs as a touching orchestral accompaniment stirred up all the feels. Lincoln, Knightley and Ejiofor were among a score of the original stars featured in the trailer, which also saw »
With the memories of Hugh Grant boogieing around Downing Street to the Girls Aloud cover of “Jump (for My Love)” still very clear in many fans’ minds, the cast of “Love Actually” gathered together in a trailer for their special Red Nose Day reunion titled, “Red Nose Day, Actually.”
The trailer begins with the original Brit rom-com’s soaring instrumental score, and features a group of the old cast, including Keira Knightley, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Bill Nighy, holding up a series of signs giving an idea of what to expect from their return and asking exactly which cast member has aged most gracefully.
The trailer recreates an iconic scene from the original in which Andrew Lincoln’s Mark declares his love for Knightley’s Juliet, despite her recent marriage to Mark’s best friend Peter (Ejiofor), only this time, the cast are asking the audience to “tune in to see… »
- Will Thorne
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