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"Legends Don't Retire; They Reinvent" in 2nd Longer Trailer for 'Ballers'

19 hours ago | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

HBO's new comedy series "Ballers" will kick off a 10-episode season starting on Sunday, June 21, at 10pm (it's a 30-minute show).  Looking at the lives of former and current football players, "Ballers" follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (played by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) as he gets his life on track in retirement, while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football.  Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington (Denzel Washington’s son, in his first major acting role), Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Rob Corrdry, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebble also star in the series, which is set in Miami, Fl, and is created and executive produced by Steve Levinson, with executive producing duties by Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, Dany Garcia, Julian Farino, Evan Reilly and Rob Weiss. As if Dwayne Johnson wasn't already busy enough... John David Washington is also a former college football. »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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Ballers: Second Trailer Features Dwayne Johnson Hustling to Sign Star Athletes

23 hours ago | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

HBO has released the second trailer for Ballers, their upcoming comedic drama about the lives of football players, agents, coaches, and managers in Florida. The series is top-lined by Dwayne Johnson, who plays Spencer Strassmore, a former NFL player who turns in the jersey and pigskin for tailored suits and a deal to sign on former friends and new players as the face of a sports management company, run by a sleazy businessman named Joe (Rob Corddry). The trailer feels very much like a more nuanced vision of the sports world, not unlike a slightly less sensationalized version of Oliver Stone's Any Given Sunday. The trailer also teases the inherent trouble that comes from getting into business with your friends or, as Johnson's characters puts it, "monetizing my friendships," which would seemingly be the thematic spine of the anticipated series. Peter Berg directs the pilot episode of the series and Stephen Levinson, »

- Chris Cabin

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50 Things We Learned From The Rundown Commentary With Peter Berg and The Rock

25 May 2015 8:37 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

"What would your strategy be if you had to fight Tom Arnold?"

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- Rob Hunter

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With 'Entourage' arriving soon, we examine classic films about boys being boys

24 May 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

A few nights ago, Warner Bros. hosted a very canny event that our own Louis Virtel attended at the Playboy Mansion, a screening of "Entourage" that may have felt like virtual reality for those who attended. While I doubt being surrounded by scantily clad bunnies influenced Louis one way or another on the film, it's likely you'll see a number of reviews that are perhaps more enthusiastic than they would otherwise be, and it'd be hard to blame anyone who fell for it. One of the reasons the setting seemed so right for that particular film is because much of the charge of "Entourage" is watching the core ensemble swagger their way through Hollywood, doing whatever they want and rarely if ever facing any consequences as a result. It's always presented with a wink and a smile, just a case of boys being boys. We live in a world right »

- Drew McWeeny

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First Look at Mark Wahlberg in Peter Berg’s Deepwater Horizon

20 May 2015 11:12 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Principal photography has begun on director Peter Berg’s Deepwater Horizon in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The film stars Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg (Lone Survivor, The Fighter) alongside Golden Globe nominee Kurt Russell (Furious Seven and the forthcoming The Hateful Eight), Academy Award nominee John Malkovich (Red, Burn After Reading), Dylan O’Brien (The Maze Runner), Golden Globe winner Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) and Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson (Almost Famous, Nine).

Deepwater Horizon is based on the true events that occurred on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, the story chronicles the courage of those who worked on the Deepwater Horizon and the extreme moments of bravery and survival in the face of what would become one of the biggest man-made disasters in world history.

Peter Berg (Lone Survivor, The Kingdom) is directing the screenplay written by Matthew Sand and Matthew Michael Carnahan (The Kingdom »

- Michelle McCue

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First Look at Mark Wahlberg in Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster Film

19 May 2015 4:18 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Lionsgate has announced that filming of "Deepwater Horizon" has started in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition to the announcement, the studio unveiled the first photo from the movie, giving us a look at Mark Wahlberg as real-life hero Mike Williams. Check it out below. "Deepwater Horizon" is based on the true events that occurred on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20th, 2010. The story chronicles the courage of those who worked on the Deepwater Horizon and the extreme moments of bravery and survival in the face of what would become one of the biggest man-made disasters in world history. The new movie is directed by Peter Berg (Lone Survivor, Hancock) and co-stars Kurt Russell, Johnson Malkovich, Dylan O'Brien and Kate Hudson. It's set to hit theaters on September 30th, 2016. Photo: (click to enlarge) »

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First image of Mark Wahlberg in Deepwater Horizon

18 May 2015 1:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Lionsgate has officially announced that production is underway on Deepwater Horzion, with the film now shooting in New Orleans, and with the news has come the first image featuring Mark Wahlberg

Walhberg plays Mike Williams, a real-life hero who was involved in one of the biggest oil rig disasters of recent times in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010. Peter Berg re-teams with Walhberg after 2013’s hit Lone Survivor on the film, which is based on the 2010 New York Times article by David Barstow, David Rohde and Stephanie Saul titled Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hours.

Kurt Russell (Furious 7), John Malkovich (Con Air), Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin), Dylan O’Brien (The Maze Runner) and Kate Hudson (Wish I Was Here) co-star in the film, which is set for release in September 2016.

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- Scott J. Davis

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Mark Wahlberg Looks A Little Worse For Wear In Deepwater Horizon Image

18 May 2015 12:10 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It’s always entertaining to chart the career of Mark Wahlberg. He’s one of the few actors out there today who can easily shift between brassy blockbuster fare and buzzy prestige pics. Last year, he toplined Transformers: Age of Extinction (the year’s highest-grossing movie, and one of its worst-reviewed) and followed it up by courting Oscar in a remake of The Gambler. 2015 should prove no different – he’ll star in Ted 2 this summer then make an awards bid in this fall’s Deepwater Horizon.

Today brings the first image from that latter title, which dramatizes the immediate aftermath of the 2010 Bp oil spill and centers on the Deepwater Horizon’s crew members, who risked life and limb to help one another escape the exploding rig. Wahlberg is playing Mike Williams, the rig’s chief electronics technician and one of the last crew members to abandon ship; the »

- Isaac Feldberg

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First Look at Mark Wahlberg in 'Deepwater Horizon'

18 May 2015 10:45 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Lionsgate sent out a press release announcing the start of production on Deepwater Horizon, which reteams Mark Wahlberg with his Lone Survivor director Peter Berg, though the film was originally intended to be directed by J.C. Chandor (A Most Violent Year) who dropped out over "creative differences". Berg, I guess, seems a natural replacement considering the script was written by Matthew Michael Carnahan, who penned Berg's 200 feature The Kingdom. The film is based on the true events that occurred on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, the story chronicles the courage of those who worked on the Deepwater Horizon and the extreme moments of bravery and survival in the face of what would become one of the biggest man-made disasters in world history. Along with Wahlberg, the film co-stars Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Dylan O'Brien, Gina Rodriguez and Kate Hudson Production is taking place in New Orleans, »

- Brad Brevet

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Deepwater Horizon Picture Reveals Mark Wahlberg as Oil Rig Worker Mike Williams

18 May 2015 10:43 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

I was a bit disappointed and concerned when news broke that Jc Chandor left Deepwater Horizon due to creative differences. When I spoke to him in December, he seemed especially enthusiastic about the project and very knowledgable about the 2010 Bp oil spill, but just about a month and a half later, he was out. Peter Berg could be a fine replacement, but whereas his work is hit or miss, Chandor's a guy who's proved he's a talented director eager to deliver something different three times over. However, that doesn't really matter now. Berg's our guy, production is underway in New Orleans and we've already got our very first official image of Mark Wahlberg as Mike Williams, the rig’s chief electronics technician who was one of the last crew members to escape the explosion. You can check out the Deepwater Horizon picture for yourself below. The film is due in »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Deepwater Horizon Kicks Off Shooting

18 May 2015 10:02 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Despite the loss of original director J.C. Chandor, the film based on the tragedy aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is still going ahead, with Peter Berg taking the reins. He’s now started cranking the cameras in New Orleans and the first image from the film – of Mark Wahlberg as chief electronics technician Mike Williams – is online.  The movie, which also features Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Kate Hudson, Gina Rodriguez and Dylan O’Brien, charts the events on the Bp oil rig in the 48 hours leading up to the 2010 disaster and the day itself. The behind-the-scenes tale will highlight stories of real-life heroism around the incident, which were not made public at the time but appeared in the script’s source material, a New York Times article entitled 'Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hour'. The paper’s piece chronicled how 11 people were killed and 16 injured when the rig blew, »

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First image of Mark Wahlberg in Peter Berg's Deepwater Horizon

18 May 2015 7:55 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Filming has started on Peter Berg's film Deepwater Horizon, based on the true story of the Gulf Oil Spill disaster. The film is currently shooting in New Orleans and the first image of Mark Wahlberg in character has come online. There is not much context to the shot but we can clearly see Wahlberg streaked with crude oil looking pensively into the distance. It also looks as if Wahlberg has lost some weight for the role in the film. Wahlberg plays the Deepwater Horizon's chief technician, »

- Alex Maidy

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First Photo: Wahlberg In "Deepwater Horizon"

18 May 2015 7:42 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Lionsgate has unveiled the very first photo from Peter Berg's true-story drama "Deepwater Horizon" which has begun filming in New Orleans ahead of a release in cinemas in September 2016.

Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Dylan O'Brien, Gina Rodriguez and Kate Hudson star in the film which is based on the true events that occurred on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 and chronicles the courage of those who worked on the rig during the disaster. Matthew Sand and Matthew Michael Carnahan penned the script.

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- Garth Franklin

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Wild Bunch's Insiders launches Olsen, Pine film 'Wind River'

13 May 2015 10:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Wild Bunch’s newly created La-based sales company Insiders is launching Sicario screenwriter Taylor Sheridan’s Wind River, starring Chris Pine and Elizabeth Olsen.

Pine is set to play a fish and game hunter forced to confront his past when he joins a rookie FBI agent in a quest to solve a murder in the lawless Wind River Indian Reservation.

It is a directorial debut for actor and wrier Sheridan, whose writing credits also include action thriller Comancheria, another hot property at this year’s Cannes market.

Sicario producers Thunder Road and Peter Berg’s Film 44 are producing.

Wild Bunch announced the launch of Insiders – focused on independent pictures with budgets above $15m – just prior to Cannes.

Its first Cannes slate also includes Jeff Nichols’ Loving, the true story of a mixed race couple who battled against a Us law prohibiting interracial marriage in the 1960s, and Sean Penn’s Flag Day.

Penn will be »

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Cannes: New Breed of Producer Mines Niche Films That Studios Are Snubbing

12 May 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

While the topic of wealth inequality is a hot-button issue, the indie market place has blossomed as a new breed of producer — several are independently wealthy, all are smart, savvy — has stepped in. They are making the kinds of mid-budget movies that Hollywood isn’t making anymore, self-financing their own projects and making an effort to fill the void created by the studios’ overall change in strategy to one that focuses on tentpoles.

Producers like Megan Ellison, Jeff Skoll, Gigi Pritzker and Teddy Schwarzman have lately been joined by new players like Monika Bacardi and Todd Courtney, with their own philosophy about filmmaking, as well as specific criteria about the kinds of projects they choose to develop and, ultimately, produce.

Ellison is famed for working with strong filmmakers, and her track record over just the past five years includes collaborations with the Coen brothers, Kathryn Bigelow, Spike Jonze, Wong Kar Wai, »

- Neil Turitz

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Kate Hudson Joins Mark Wahlberg In Bp Oil Disaster Film Deepwater Horizon

11 May 2015 11:17 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Kate Hudson joins a stellar cast in a film about the Bp Oil spill. Along with Kate Hudson and Mark Wahlberg, both Kurt Russell and John Malkovich are attached to the crew for what is sure to be an intense look into the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and its aftermath. The project, entitled Deepwater Horizon after the Bp oil spill disaster that took place in April 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico is being directed by Lone Survivor.s Peter Berg. The cast is already turning out to be quite impressive for this real-life disaster turned cinematic thriller. Among the new additions of Hudson and Malkovich, previously announced on board include Russell, Dylan O.Brien (The Maze Runner) and Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin). The story will follow the eleven crew members that were killed in the blast, and Berg has said that he want to tell the story of »

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Kate Hudson joining Mark Wahlberg for Deepwater Horizon

9 May 2015 10:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Variety is reporting that Kate Hudson (Almost Famous) is set to join the cast of Deepwater Horizon, opposite Mark Wahlberg (The Departed).

Hudson is to play the wife of Wahlberg’s character, and tells the story of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion which killed 11 men and injured others who worked on the rig.

Peter Berg (Lone Survivor) is directing the film from a script from Matthew Michael Carnahan (World War Z), and will also star Hudson’s step-dad Kurt Russell (marking the first time the two have been in a film together), as well as John Malkovich (Con Air), Gina Rodriguez (The Bold and The Beautiful) and Dylan O’Brien (The Maze Runner).

Lionsgate is producing the film, which is set for a September 2016 release.

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- Scott J. Davis

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Kate Hudson joins Mark Wahlberg's Deepwater Horizon

9 May 2015 10:29 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Kate Hudson is the latest cast addition to Deepwater Horizon.

She will play Felicia, the wife of Mark Wahlberg's Mike Williams who is aboard the oil rig during the Bp spill of 2010, reports Empire.

The film has been based on a New York Times article 'Deepwater Horizon's Final Hour' and will follow the 48 hours before and the day of the spill which left 11 dead and oil gushing into the ocean for days.

John Malkovich has previously been cast, with rumours Gina Rodriguez will also be appearing.

Peter Berg is directing from a screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Matthew Sand and Academy Award nominee Jc Chandor.

Deepwater Horizon is due for Us release September 30, 2016.

No UK date has been confirmed yet. »

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Kate Hudson Joins Berg's "Deepwater Horizon"

8 May 2015 8:27 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Kate Hudson has been cast as Mark Wahlberg's wife in Peter Berg's upcoming true story disaster tale "Deepwater Horizon" at Summit Entertainment and Participant Media.

The story chronicles the courage of those who worked on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico which disastrously failed in April 20th 2010.

The film will deal with the extreme moments of bravery and survival in the face of what would become one of the biggest man-made disasters in world history.

Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O'Brien, John Malkovich and Hudson's father Kurt Russell also star in the film. This marks the first time onscreen that father and daughter have worked together.

Wahlberg, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mark Vahradian, David Womark and Stephen Levinson are producing.

Source: The Wrap »

- Garth Franklin

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Kate Hudson Joins Berg's "Deepwater Horizon"

8 May 2015 8:27 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Kate Hudson has been cast as Mark Wahlberg's wife in Peter Berg's upcoming true story disaster tale "Deepwater Horizon" at Summit Entertainment and Participant Media.

The story chronicles the courage of those who worked on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico which disastrously failed in April 20th 2010.

The film will deal with the extreme moments of bravery and survival in the face of what would become one of the biggest man-made disasters in world history.

Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O'Brien, John Malkovich and Hudson's father Kurt Russell also star in the film. This marks the first time onscreen that father and daughter have worked together.

Wahlberg, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mark Vahradian, David Womark and Stephen Levinson are producing.

Source: The Wrap »

- Garth Franklin

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