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Nicole Kidman is one of our most fearless actresses, from her Oscar-winning role as a depressed Virginia Woolf in "The Hours" and warbling woman of the night in "Moulin Rouge!" to the grieving mother in "Rabbit Hole," aggressive newswoman on the rise in "To Die For," and sexy turn in "Paperboy." I talked to her on a chilly Sundance balcony right before her latest film "Strangerland" made its debut in the World competition. "Strangerland" is a gorgeously moody outback thriller shot in Alice Springs about a pharmacist (Joseph Fiennes, replacing originally cast Guy Pearce) and his wife (Kidman) who move to a new town after their sex-crazed 15-year-old daughter has an affair with a teacher. They haven't had a chance to settle down when the girl and her younger brother vanish during a dust storm, presumably into the desert, spawning all sorts of talk and suspicion as the town police chief (Hugo Weaving) tries to. »
- Anne Thompson
Marta Dusseldorp will star in the second series of Janet King, Richard Roxburgh returns as Cleaver Greene in the fourth series of Rake and Guy Pearce stars in a six-part series based on the crime novels by Peter Temple in Jack Irish: The Series, a spin-off of the three telepics. Craig McLachlan returns as. Dr Lucien Blake in the fourth outing of The Doctor Blake Mysteries, together with Nadine Garner as his housekeeper Jean Beazley. Dan Spielman and Ashley Zuckerman are back for the second season of The Code. ABC Head of Fiction Carole Sklan said: .ABC TV is very happy to be able to bring back this collection of hugely entertaining, favourite dramas. They feature such a wonderful, eclectic mix of indelible characters.. Head of Programming Brendan Dahill said: .This »
- Don Groves
Guy Pearce (born October 5, 1967) is a British-Australian actor and musician. Pearce is well-known for his work on both film and television. In Australia, his breakout performances came in the series Neighbours and the film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. International audiences recognize him from L.A. Confidential, Memento, The Hurt Locker, […]
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- Ryan McDonnell
Harington could have more free time on his hands in the coming months, given that he's supposedly not returning to Game of Thrones next season.
His fan-favourite character Jon Snow was part of a major »
Robert Pattinson appears to have left the door open for Kit Harington to become Hollywood’s next Brit hunk. The “Game of Thrones” actor is replacing Pattinson in a new movie and appears much hungrier for roles than the “Twilight” star. Pattinson, 28, has played supporting roles in his last four movies, “The Rover,” “Maps to the Stars” and the soon to be released “Queen of Desert” and “Life.” He'll play an outlaw opposite “Rover” co-star Guy Pearce and Dakota Fanning, who also replaced Mia Wasikowska at the last minute. ...Read More »
The ‘Game of Thrones‘ star has taken over from the ‘Twilight‘ actor – who was previously announced in the role at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year – and will appear in the thriller opposite Guy Pearce and Dakota Fanning.
The 28-year-old actor – who is best known for his portrayal of John Snow on the hit HBO series – will play an outlaw, while Fanning will star as a young heroine on the run and Pearce will play her pursuer in the tale of retribution.
Meanwhile, Harington – whose character was killed off in the show’s shocking »
- Paul Heath
Dakota Fanning plays a heroine on the run from her past and chased by an evil Preacher (Guy Pearce). Harrington will play an outlaw who has a crucial role in this tale of retribution. Paul Anderson, Jack Roth, Carla Juri and Harington's 'Thrones' co-star Carice van Houten also star.
Pattinson had been linked to the role earlier this year at the Berlin Film Festival. This marks the second high profile cast switch on the project as Mia Wasikowska was originally cast in Fanning's role.
Source: THR »
- Garth Franklin
Kit Harington is moving on from Game of Thrones. The English actor replaces Robert Pattinson in the upcoming thriller Brimstone with Dakota Fanning and Guy Pearce. Fanning (who replaced Mia Wasikowska) plays a young woman running from her past who is being hunted by an evil preacher (Pearce). Harington plays an outlaw in the Martin Koolhoven-directed film. Pattinson had originally been announced for the part in February. Rounding out the cast are fellow Game of Thrones actor Carice van Houten, Paul Anderson, Jack Roth and Carla Juri. Harington will next be seen in 7 Days In Hell, a tennis mockumentary co-starring Andy Samberg. It premieres on HBO July 7. In a shocking twist, »
For the past little while, the western "Brimstone" has been putting together a pretty solid ensemble, and there was promise in the movie that would've reunited Robert Pattinson with his "The Rover" co-star Guy Pearce, and "Maps To The Stars" player Mia Wasikowska. But as production gets underway, two of those three names have been swapped out. Variety reports that Kit Harington and Dakota Fanning have taken the roles previously assigned to Pattinson and Wasikowska. Martin Koolhoven is directing the movie — which also features Carice Van Houten and "Wetlands" star Carla Juri — that follows Liz, a young woman on the run from her past and a deadly man known as The Preacher. Harington will play an outlaw. Read More: 22 Classic Westerns We Love While there's no reason given for the exits of Pattinson and Wasikowska, it probably comes down to scheduling, with both actors starting production on new movies in August: James Gray's. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Principal photography is underway in Europe on Martin Koolhoven thriller.
Dakota Fanning (Night Moves) and Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) have replaced Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland) and Robert Pattinson (Twilight), respectively, in Martin Koolhoven’s thriller Brimstone, which is now underway in Europe.
The story follows a young woman (Fanning) who goes on the run and is chased by a diabolical preacher known as The Reverend (Pearce).
Producer Els Vandevorst issued the following statement to Screen about the cast changes: “Mia Wasikowska left the film due to unforeseen personal circumstances and Dakota Fanning immediately jumped into the leading starring role. Kit Harington was so consistently passionate about the script that his enthusiasm and total creative commitment made him a must for the role which »
Full potential spoiler disclosure: We do not believe Jon Snow's watch has ended on "Game of Thrones" but he did get stabbed in the Season 5 finale, so we're rolling with his official death announcement for the moment. But Melisandre better revive him. Speaking of Jon and Mel, though, GoT co-stars Kit Harington (Jon) and Carice van Houten (Melisandre) will reunite in the new movie "Brimstone." Kit was just announced as joining the cast of Martin Koolhoven's movie, which also stars Dakota Fanning and Guy Pearce.
According to Deadline, Dakota stars as Liz, who is on the run from Guy's diabolical Preacher. Principle production has already begun and it's shooting on location in Romania, Spain and Germany. E! said Kit will play an outlaw, replacing Robert Pattinson in the role, with Dakota replacing Mia Wasikowska.
No word yet on when that will be released, but you may have noticed »
- Gina Carbone
Game of Thrones star Kit Harington is joining Dakota Fanning and Guy Pearce in the upcoming thriller Brimstone. Kit's character was recently killed off in the shocking season finale of Game of Thrones. In Brimstone, he will play an outlaw who has a crucial role in the tale of retribution, replacing Robert Pattinson who was announced as taking on the role during the Berlin film festival and market. Carice van Houten (Valkyrie, Game of Thrones) also is part of the cast of the movie by writer-director Martin Koolhoven, who was behind Dutch box-office hit Winter in Wartime. Read
- Georg Szalai, Scott Roxborough
Kit Harington has joined the cast of Martin Koolhoven’s Brimstone opposite Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce and fellow Game Of Thrones alum Carice van Houten. Also in the cast is Paul Anderson (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows), Jack Roth (The Great Train Robbery) and Carla Juri (Wetlands). Koolhoven (Winter In Wartime) directs from his own script. Fanning stars as Liz, a protagonist on the run from her past and chased by Pearce's diabolical Preacher. Principal production has… »
The film, which is written and directed by Martin Koolhoven (“Winter in Wartime”), stars Dakota Fanning (“Night Moves,” “The Runaways” and the upcoming “Franny”), Guy Pearce (“Memento,” “Lawless”) and Carice van Houten (“Black Book,” “Valkyrie”). Fanning stars as Liz, a heroine on the run from her past and chased by Pearce’s character, the diabolical Preacher. The movie is described as “a vivid and powerful epic of one woman’s defiant resistance.”
Els Vandevorst (“Winter in Wartime,” “The Surprise,” “Dogville”) of Holland’s N279 Entertainment produces, alongside Uwe Schott (“Cloud Atlas,” “Amour”) of X-Filme. Antonino Lombardo of Belgium’s Prime Time, »
- Leo Barraclough
Kit Harington has replaced Robert Pattinson in 'Brimstone'. The 'Game of Thrones' star has taken over from the 'Twilight' actor - who was previously announced in the role at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year - and will appear in the thriller opposite Guy Pearce and Dakota Fanning. The 28-year-old actor - who is best known for his portrayal of John Snow on the hit HBO series - will play an outlaw, while Fanning will star as a young heroine on the run and Pearce will play her pursuer in the tale of retribution. The movie also stars Carice van Houten and will be directed by Martin Koolhoven. Harington - whose character was killed off in the show's shocking season finale earlier this month - recently expressed his desire to appear in the 'Zoolander 2'. The hunky actor confessed he would jump at the chance to star in the fashion spoof sequel, »
We would all like to be in better shape, I’m thinking. Even people who work out every day always seem to want to do more to be healthier, to get into better physical condition. And goodness knows obesity and sedentary lifestyles seem to be the norm for a great many people in this country. I have to count myself among the out of shape but wanting to do something about it. I have gained and lost the same 40 or 50 pounds so many times in my life it’s now difficult to lose that weight and keep it off. I have a gym membership but rarely use it and can’t seem to find the time to get back to the gym on a regular basis.
Maybe I should get a personal trainer? Which leads me to Results, a remarkable and good hearted movie about personal trainers, a new client »
- Sam Moffitt
Timothy Conigrave published his 1995 memoir "Holding the Man" several months before his death. The true story tale deals with his relationship with his lover of fifteen years, John Caleo, whom he met at a Jesuit Catholic school in Melbourne in the mid-1970s - Tim was a drama major, John the captain of the football team.
The book went on to win a United Nations Human Rights Award the year it came out, but has more recently found fame as an acclaimed stage play adaptation by Tommy Murphy - an award-winning play that became one of the most successful Australian stage productions in recent years, and has gone on to play in different parts of the world including London's West End and Los Angeles.
- Garth Franklin
Read More: In 'Results,' Andrew Bujalski and Guy Pearce Riff on the Romantic Comedy Formula Paul Bernon is a principal at Rubicon Real Estate, which owns and manages one million square feet of commercial property in New England. Sam Slater is a principal at Tremont Asset Management LLC, which owns and manages over 2,000 apartments, office properties and agricultural properties throughout the United States and Canada. After meeting at a party at Bernon's house in 2012, they teamed up to start a production company, Burn Later Productions. They made a splash with their first feature, Joe Swanberg's "Drinking Buddies," starring Olivia Wilde and Anna Kendrick. Since then, they've produced a string of high-profile indies including Ross Katz's "Adult Beginners," starring Rose Byrne, Nick Kroll and Bobby Cannavale; the Peabody Award-winning documentary "Best Kept Secret;" Terence Nance's "An Oversimplification of Her Beauty;" and most recently, Andrew »
- Paula Bernstein
For the last half a century or so, Americans have been on a seemingly never-ending quest for physical perfection. This has manifested itself in the proliferation of cosmetic surgeons, health food stores, diet books and programs, and the wide spread, often popping up overnight, health clubs (Aka spa, the gym, the fitness center, etc…). So, naturally these places would become a movie location, in comedies (in the 63′ classic original The Nutty Professor, Jerry Lewis causes havoc at a “Vic Tanny Gym”) to documentaries (the Pumping Iron flicks). Then there’s those hybrid comedy/drama/romances like the John Travolta 1984 vehicle Perfect and the Robert Altman ensemble called, simply, Health. Now, in this new low-budget “indie” flick, three unlikely (and often unloveable) characters come together when one of them heads into a health club (sounds like an old joke set-up, “A guy walks into a spa…”), hoping, needing ,to achieve eventually, »
- Jim Batts
Polished and shiny, Andrew Bujalski's Results stands in stark visual contrast to the filmmaker's previous stylistic indulgence, Computer Chess. Shot in murky black and white with a primitive camera, Computer Chess focused on programmers at the dawn of the personal computer era in 1984. Shot with crystal-clear digital precision, Results fixes its eye on the twilight of the personal fitness era, i.e. the modern day. It's a three-hander about Trevor (Guy Pearce), the ambitious owner of a fitness studio; Kat (Cobie Smulders), a fiercely-dedicated physical trainer; and Danny (Kevin Corrigan), an out-of-shape, newly-wealthy customer. Each is self-absorbed to an alarming degree: Trevor is fixated on opening a new, larger studio; Kat and Danny are both unhappy and angry, without knowing how to deal with their...
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