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Patrick Swayze may have considered putting Baby in a corner if it was Ansel Elgort in the role; “The Fault in Our Stars” lead will star opposite Jamie Foxx and Lily James in the film “Baby Driver,” about a young getaway driver who finds his life is in danger after getting involved with a doomed heist. Production on the action-packed rubber burner will be split between New Orleans and Atlanta when cameras roll in February of next year. License and registration not required. Subways can be a cesspool for delinquency, and for Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, and Rebecca Ferguson, their next stop is Murderville. Kerry Barden and Paul Schnee are casting the Paula Hawkins book-turned-feature, “The Girl on the Train.” The film follows an alcoholic woman whose daily subway ride turns nasty after waking up to find herself covered in blood and accused of murder. The train takes off this »
"The Eighties were good to me," says Jennifer Grey, and considering she's best known for having the time of her life with Patrick Swayze in 1987's Dirty Dancing, that would make sense. "You know those people who rock that hairdo from the moment they got laid the most in their life? The Eighties are a bit like that for me."
Don’t cha-cha wish your judges were hot like Gleb? Join us as the voting opened for the first time, and we found out which couple was the first to leave the dancefloor.
So that’s it for Strictly Week 2! I’m quite excited about his series, it’s lining up to be a corker. Thank you all for joining in and being brilliant, I’m back in the liveblog chair for the Great British Bake Off grand final on Wednesday at 8pm, otherwise I’ll see you back here next Saturday. In the meantime keeeep dancing, etc. Cheers! Hx
Craig saves Jamelia and Tristan, as does Darcey. Bruno does likewise, so they’re back again next week. Len would have done likewise, which means Iwan and Ola are heading home. Iwan is gracious in defeat, then spins Ola wildly on the dancefloor. She looks terrified, »
- Heidi Stephens
From Tyrese Gibson for Green Lantern, to Taron Egerton for Wolverine, various actors have made it fairly clear in social media outlets and interviews that they'd love to be considered for a particular on screen superhero role.
One such person is Mma fighting champ and action movie scene stealer Ronda Rousey. Rousey has expressed an interest in being cast as Captain Marvel in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it's a possibility that Marvel chief Kevin Feige seems excited by. Asked specifically about the Rousey as Captain Marvel campaigning, he tells Heroic Hollywood:
"I love it. That happens occasionally, and I think that's a testament more to the strength of the characters. Going back to my early days at Marvel, there were always various people campaigning to be Wolverine.
I guess that was pre-Twitter and pre-Internet days, but still for some reason would pop up in Wizard Magazine. Wizard Magazine would »
- Garth Franklin
Sad news for Twin Peaks fans and lovers of classic TV. Actress Catherine E. Coulson passed away on Monday at the age of 71. She succumbed to cancer. She was perhaps best known as the Log Lady on David Lynch's cult series.
Twin Peaks is being revived on Showtime, with all-new episodes shooting later this year. Pre-production is happening now in Washington state. Varitey confirms that Catherine E. Coulson was set to reprise her role as the Log Lady, a character which she also played in director David Lynch's film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, which served as a prequel to the canceled ABC show.
More recently, Catherine E. Coulson appeared in a fan-favorite role as proprietor of Marionberry farm on Portlandia, which reunited her with Twin Peaks star Kyle MacLachlan, who plays the Mayor of Portland. She also starred in the movie Redwood Highway opposite Shirley Knight and Tom Skerritt. »
In addition to the all-female "Ghostbusters" we have coming up next year, Mma fighter Ronda Rousey is set to star in a reboot of the Patrick Swayze camp classic "Road House." It's almost enough to make you think producers have woken up to the fact women go to movies and don't sit at home in their pajamas watching "Snapped" while eating gluten-free bonbons (at least, like, not all the time). Since three's a trend, we have a list of suggestions for the next girl power reboot. And while it's tempting (and completely reasonable) to fill in the "why" section with "why the hell not?" we'll try to resist the urge (mostly). »
- Liane Bonin Starr
The latest Point Break trailer makes it clear that the new cast and crew are not just trying to remake the early 90s surfers and robbers movie. They’re trying to up the ante. More stunts, bigger thrills, and an even thicker plot line look to come with this updated version.
What seemed at first to be a laughable remake project is shaping up to be a better-than-average action film. When the project was announced last year, many industry observers scratched their collective heads. How is it a film that made less than $100M globally and finished #29 of top grossing films for 1991 becomes the basis for a high budget reboot/remake? The original film was essentially an empty box action film designed as a vehicle for two rising stars in Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze. The film has easily picked up more audience from late night cable syndication runs than »
- Jeff Bricker
Ronda Rousey got a little X-rated during a Ufc press conference in Australia. While trying to say that she would not be as aggressive early in her fight against Holly Holm, her opponent at the upcoming Ufc 193, Rousey said, “I knew that if I came in her face right away–oh, that sounded terrible.” Rousey proceeded to crack up laughing, along with everyone else in attendance. She collected herself before slipping in one more joke. “Not right away. I take my time, Ok?” Also Read: Ronda Rousey to Play Patrick Swayze Role in 'Road House' Remake After a few more laughs, »
- Joe Otterson
Today we have a new trailer for the upcoming "Point Break" remake, starring Edgar Ramirez (The Bourne Ultimatum) as Bodhi (played by Patrick Swayze in the original) and Luke Bracey (GI Joe: Retaliation) as Johnny Utah (played by Keanu Reeves in the original). Check it out below. Plot: A young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill seeking elite athletes, led by the charismatic Bodhi (Ramirez). The athletes are suspected of carrying out a string of staggering crimes that kill innocent people and send the world's economy into a tailspin. Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the callous architects of these inconceivable crimes. The new movie is directed by Ericson Core (Invincible) from a script by Kurt Wimmer (Law Abiding Citizen). It co-stars Ray Winston (playing Gary Busey's role from the original) and is set to hit theaters on December 25th. »
Luke Bracey infiltrates a team of extreme athletes whom he thinks are masterminding “The Ozaki Eight,” a series of corporate heists, in the new trailer for “Point Break.” The film is a remake of the classic Kathryn Bigelow 1991 actioner, which starred Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze. The action film directed by Ericson Core has Bracey playing Johnny Utah, originally portrayed by Reeves, and Ramirez as philosopher-antagonist Bodhi, memorably played by Swayze in the original. The remake also stars Teresa Palmer. See Video: 'Point Break' Remake Trailer Teases Heist at 30,000 Feet The new film moves from the Southern California surf scene and goes international, »
- Beatrice Verhoeven
A new trailer and series of posters have been released for the Point Break remake, Ericson Core’s (Invincible) new take Kathryn Bigelow’s 1991 film of the same name which starred Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves, and has become something of a cult classic. In the new Point Break, a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a
- Josh Wilding
A new trailer for the Point Break remake has been delivered. This one provides an extended look at the upcoming movie, though I’m still not convinced. The film will open this Christmas in the Us, and the UK shortly afterwards.
The new trailer is slightly better than the last one that we saw, and we get a good look at Ray Winstone’s character and the new ‘dead presidents’ masks, as well as the high-octane stunts.
Here’s the plot.
In the fast-paced, high-adrenaline “Point Break,” a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes – led by the charismatic Bodhi (Édgar Ramírez). The athletes are suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual ways. »
- Paul Heath
Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for its reboot of “Point Break,” highlighting extreme sports such as surfing massive waves — plus millions of stolen dollars tossed out of an airplane into a poor village.
The trailer shows the new version of FBI agent Johnny Utah, played by Luke Bracey in the Keanu Reeves part, coming to the realization that the robbers are committing the crimes in order to honor the forces of nature. The first trailer for the reboot hit the web in May.
Alcon Entertainment began developing the project in 2011, when it acquired rights to the 1991 film property with plans to set the reboot in the world of extreme sports.
“Point Break” opens on Christmas Day, which will »
- Dave McNary
A full 24 years after Keanu Reeves’ super chill yet morally conflicted FBI undercover agent Johnny Utah hunted down bank-robbing surfers led by Patrick Swayze, Point Break is getting a modernized remake courtesy of Warner Bros. You know that, but with the new trailer, we now have an idea of just how modernized. In a word, it really wants you to think of it as a post-Great Recession action film. Now more than free spirits raging against, like, conformity, the bank-robbing… »
The basic plot remains the same, as undercover FBI agent Johnny Utah (Bracey) infiltrates gang leader Bodhi's (Ramírez) crew to bring him down.
What Johnny discovers is that Bodhi's next heist has worldwide implications far beyond what the FBI anticipated when he was put into deep cover.
Warner Bros and Summit's Point Break update finally hits the big screen on Christmas Day (December 25) in the Us and January 8, 2016 in the UK. »
You might have seen the latest featurette on the real world surfing stunts pulled off for the new version of Point Break on the site a couple of days ago. Here’s the new trailer looking to convince you to give the remake a shot. Luke Bracey takes over the role originated by Keanu Reeves, that of young FBI agent Johnny Utah sent undercover with a roving group of criminals (this time their interests are expanded to a larger number of extreme sports) who are pulling off daring heists that push their skills to the limit. He meets the charismatic leader, Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez, replacing Patrick Swayze) and soon learns that getting too close could compromise his legal duty.This time around, the script – written by Kurt Wimmer – aims to give the thieves more story to go along with their expanded repertoire, following a mystical path to enlightenment and using »
In Alcon Entertainment’s fast-paced, high-adrenaline action thriller Point Break, a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes – led by the charismatic Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez). The athletes are suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual ways.
Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the architects of this string of inconceivable crimes.
Check out the new trailer and featurette below.
The film is replete with the most daring athleticism ever seen in a motion picture. These action adventure feats are performed by elite athletes representing the world’s best in class in big-wave surfing, wingsuit flying, sheer-face snowboarding, free rock climbing, and high-speed motorcycling.
- Michelle McCue
The Point Break that you know and love, featuring Patrick Swayze as a surfer/criminal mastermind and Keanu Reeves as the undercover agent who infiltrates his gang, is getting a face-lift this Christmas with the remake. This time, Edgar Ramirez is in the part of Bodhi and The Best of Me's Luke Bracey is FBI agent Johnny Utah, and the first trailer will at least please the action junkies (or, uh, the stunts junkies). The plot is generally the same - Utah infiltrates Bodhi's gang, who use their extreme sport prowess to pull off high-stakes heists, but everything is just a bit more 2015. The stunts are bigger, the sports more extreme - as Keanu would say: whoa. Here's the first trailer: »
- Shannon Vestal Robson
Mma fighter Ronda Rousey may have felt a nervous tic or two before her highly buzzed about match with Bethe Correia, but even that doesn’t compare to starring in a remake of Road House. The Entourage movie and Furious 7 actress will portray Patrick Swayze’s beloved character in a new film from MGM, and though she’s clearly up for the challenge, it’s got her shaking in her boots a bit. While speaking with Entertainment Tonight about her upcoming appearance at the Marine Corps Ball, she vocalized her nerves in taking on the part. She said: I think it’s been a year or two that I’ve been pursuing that [role]. I’m like obsessed with Road House, I love Road House. … I can see why people would be hesitant to see a remake because it is »
Yet in a new interview with Entertainment Tonight, Rousey revealed a softer side than her tough woman image - revealing that she's quite nervous about taking on the role:
"I think it's been a year or two that I've been pursuing that [role]. I'm like obsessed with Road House, I love Road House. I can see why people would be hesitant to see a remake because it is such a classic.
In my own way I'm nervous. I get really nervous for fights, I get scared and stuff like that. The worst thing that's gonna happen is that I'll really suck and disgrace the name of Swayze and Road House-ness and everyone will hate me."
Swayze starred in the original as a »
- Garth Franklin
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