IMDb > Guy Pearce > News
Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

News for
Guy Pearce (I) More at IMDbPro »

Connect with IMDb



2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

1-20 of 546 items from 2014   « Prev | Next »


Robert De Niro & Zac Efron Team For Comedy 'Driving Dick Kelly,' Guy Pearce Is 'Holding The Man'

5 September 2014 9:20 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

In news that must surprise fans of either actor, two-time Academy Award winner Robert De Niro is hitting the road with “High School Musical” heartthrob Zac Efron in “Driving Dick Kelly.” Formerly “Dirty Grandpa,” “Driving Dick Kelly” is a buddy movie depicting a prurient senior citizen and his grandson, who he dupes into taking him to Florida for Spring Break. Jeff Bridges and Michael Douglas had both earlier been rumored to be circling the lusty grandfather role. De Niro, whose “Last Vegas” opened last year, also flexed his comedy muscles in the “Fockers” series, among others, while Efron just successfully reinvented himself in the comedy world with "Neighbors." Dan Mazer ("I Give It A Year") is slated to direct; John Phillips wrote the screenplay.  [The Wrap] Guy Pearce has been incredibly busy of late, and he’s not showing any signs of slowing down. The actor has just been cast along with Anthony Lapaglia and Kerry Fox, »

- Zach Hollwedel

Permalink | Report a problem


‘Felony’ Trailer: Joel Edgerton Makes a Serious Mistake

5 September 2014 8:48 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Australian character actor Joel Edgerton has made a real name for himself in the States over these past few years, starting with his performance in the Australian crime drama/thriller Animal Kingdom. Edgerton recently wrote the story for The RoverGuy Pearce’s post-apocalyptic crime/drama that released in theaters earlier this year – and he penned the script for another Australian film project: Felony, the upcoming cops/crime morality tale, which also features Edgerton as the headliner.

Felony, as the above trailer illustrates, revolves around Malcolm Toohey (Edgerton), a detective who’d recently been celebrated for his heroism, when he accidentally hits an under-age bicyclist with his car – leaving its young rider in a coma – and does not confess to the act.

Malcolm thereafter finds himself being investigated by one detective, even as another one does his best to make sure the evidence ...

Click to continue reading ‘Felony’ Trailer: Joel Edgerton »

- Sandy Schaefer

Permalink | Report a problem


The Rover Zigs and Zags Through a Dangerous Wasteland: A Movie Review

4 September 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

Director: David Michôd. Writers: Joel Edgerton and David Michôd. Cast: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson and Scoot McNairy. The Rover is the second feature from director David Michôd. This film also debuted at the Cannes Film Festival, in 2014 and Michôd's latest is set in a chaotic environment. Ten years after the global apocalypse, characters have devolved in the Australian outback. An unsettling soundtrack hopes to create even more chaos as a strange duo looks for a group of car thieves. This duo does not speed through the story, with the pacing requiring a bit of patience. Still, the characters Eric (Guy Pearce) and Rey (Robert Pattinson) keep the film enthralling. The Rover is one post-apocalyptic thriller that offers tension through its mininamlist approach to storytelling. The film begins with one man in a rundown tavern. A car crash takes place outside and several men steal a nearby vehicle. This vehicle belongs »

- noreply@blogger.com (Michael Allen)

Permalink | Report a problem


Guy Pearce, Anthony Lapaglia and Kerry Fox for Holding the Man adaptation

4 September 2014 3:08 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Guy Pearce, Anthony Lapaglia and Kerry Fox are to star in an Australian movie adaptation of Holding the Man.

The film, directed by Neil Armfield, is based on Timothy Conigrave's memoir, which was adapted for a stage play in 2006.

The story focuses on two young men who fall in love and embark on a 15-year romance.

Producer Kylie Dufresne said: "The success of Tim Conigrave's book and Tommy Murphy's stage play proves that this is a love story that speaks across generations, sexualities and cultures."

Production for Holding the Man begins in Melbourne next week, reports ScreenDaily.

Pearce was recently reported to be in talks to play the villain in thriller War on Everyone.

Earlier this year, he explained that he almost turned down his role in Iron Man 3. »

Permalink | Report a problem


Lapaglia, Pearce, Corr Are "Holding The Man"

4 September 2014 1:29 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Anthony Lapaglia, Guy Pearce, Kerry Fox, Ryan Corr and Craig Stott are set to star in "Holding the Man," a film adaptation of the acclaimed Australian play which Neil Armfield ("Candy") is helming.

The story covers a fifteen year love affair between two men in late 1970s/1980s Melbourne. The couple deal with disapproval, separation and, ultimately death.

Corr and Stott play the two leads, with the other three and Camilla Ah Kin playing their parents. The lead roles are tricky because the actors have to run the gamut from playing 16-year-old students to men in their thirties.

There also had to be chemistry, and Stott has to lose a lot of weight to portray his later scenes where he's dying. The production will take a seven week break in order for Stott to drop the weight.

Shooting begins in Melbourne next week. The film production follows several successful stagings »

- Garth Franklin

Permalink | Report a problem


Anthony Lapaglia, Guy Pearce and Kerry Fox Together For ‘Holding the Man’

4 September 2014 1:05 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Hong Kong – Director Neil Armfield has assembled a starry cast for an Australian film adaptation of beloved book “Holding The Man.”

The story, of two young men who fell in love as teenagers and romanced each other for over 15 years, was also recently adapted as a stage play.

The cast includes Anthony Lapaglia, Guy Pearce and Kerry Fox, as well as Camilla Ah Kin, Ryan Corr (“The Water Diviner”) and Craig Stott (TV’s “East of Everything”).

Production begins next week in Melbourne with Goalpost Pictures’ Kylie Dufresne as producer.

The screenplay for the film is adapted from Timothy Conigrave’s memoir by Tommy Murphy who previously wrote and directed the play.

Finance comes from Screen Australia, Screen Victoria, Screen Nsw and private investor Cameron Huang. Local Australian distribution will be through Transmission Films, while London-based Goalpost Film will handle international sales.

“The success of Tim Conigrave’s book and »

- Patrick Frater

Permalink | Report a problem


Goalpost finds lovers for Holding The Man

4 September 2014 12:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Anthony Lapaglia, Guy Pearce and Kerry Fox are to star alongside upcoming Australian pair Ryan Corr and Craig Stott when Candy director Neil Armfield begins filming Holding The Man in Melbourne next week.

Corr and Stott play Timothy Conigrave and John Caleo in this adaptation of a real-life boy-boy love story, while the other three – and also Camilla Ah Kin – play their parents.

“We would have done 400 auditions in six months for those two roles,” producer Kylie du Fresne told ScreenDaily.

It was a challenge in part because the actors are aged 16 and at school at the beginning of the film and in their 30s with a lot of life experience by the end. Sparks also had to fly between them. The creative team were open to casting four people but it was not their ideal.

Corr had to be released from the cast of Cyrano de Bergerac by the Sydney Theatre Company in order to accept »

- Sandy.George@me.com (Sandy George)

Permalink | Report a problem


Film Review: Nicole Kidman in ‘Before I Go To Sleep’

1 September 2014 4:00 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Before I Go To Sleep” is a risky title for a genre exercise intended to keep viewers bolt upright in their seats, handing mirthful critics a ready-made punchline at the first sign of lethargy. The good news is that Rowan Joffe’s adaptation of S.J. Watson’s 2011 publishing phenom is far from a snooze; the bad news is that it’s the film’s escalating, po-faced ludicrousness that holds our attention. Starring a typically hard-working Nicole Kidman as a short-term amnesiac unsure whether she’s being played by her husband, her shrink or both, With David Fincher’s similarly targeted “Gone Girl” already siphoning its buzz, this dopey diversion will need the novel’s fans to turn out en masse to avoid being forgotten by morning.

A planned Halloween release Stateside — weeks after the film’s Sept. 5 release in Blighty and elsewhere — might lead auds to expect an out-and-out frightfest, »

- Guy Lodge

Permalink | Report a problem


Fox Planning "Jack Irish" Series Remake

29 August 2014 4:50 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Last year U.S. television network Fox produced and then quickly cancelled "Rake," a toothless and weakly received version of the well-regarded and darkly humoured Australian legal comedy of the same name from local broadcaster ABC TV.

That isn't stopping Fox from trying again with another show from the same Australian broadcaster, this time they're planning a crime drama series based on the telemovie series "Jack Irish" which starred Guy Pearce.

Based on the detective novels by Peter Temple, two TV movies were produced in 2012 and one in 2014 that starred Pearce as a former criminal lawyer turned private investigator and debt collector.

Getting his life back together after the murder of his wife, he usually finds himself landing cases by being in the wrong place at the wrong time - cases involving high-level corruption, dark sexual secrets, and murder.

Seamus Kevin Fahey (The Following") is penning the script for the »

- Garth Franklin

Permalink | Report a problem


Fox Adapting Guy Pearce Drama ‘Jack Irish’

29 August 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

It’s official: Fox has given a script plus penalty order to an adaptation of “Jack Irish,” the Guy Pearce-starring Australian miniseries based on crime writer Peter Temple’s books.

The series follows the title character, a part-time lawyer, debt collector and apprentice cabinet maker who is attempting to get his life back on track after his wife’s murder. He also has the unfortunate-for-him gift of finding himself in the wrong place at the wrong time.

The one-hour drama is produced by Chernin Entertainment in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television with Peter Chernin and Katherine Pope executive producing for their shingle. Exec producers also include writer Seamus Kevin Fahey (“Spartacus”) and showrunner Anna Fricke (“Being Human,” “Everwood”).

Fahey is repped by UTA, Trevor Engelson of Underground, and Bruce Gellman of Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush & Keller Llp. Fricke is repped by UTA and Patti »

- Whitney Friedlander

Permalink | Report a problem


Ben Kingsley Talks The Real Mandarin

28 August 2014 5:58 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"Iron Man 3" Spoilers Ahead

So just who is The Mandarin?

As we saw in "Iron Man 3," Ben Kingsley played Trevor Slattery, a failed British actor who was pretending to be The Mandarin - the most dangerous terrorist in the world and the leader of the mysterious Ten Rings organisation.

While Slattery's take on the Mandarin was an apparent smoke screen thought up by Aldrich Killian (Guy Pearce), the Ten Rings is a real group in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the subsequent short film "Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King," we see an incarcerated Trevor Slattery broken out of jail by a minion of the 'real' The Mandarin.

So who is the real Mandarin? Out doing promotion for "The Boxtrolls," Ben Kingsley teased to IGN that he might know. In fact it might be him after all:

"Has the Mandarin invented Trevor, or has Trevor invented the Mandarin? »

- Garth Franklin

Permalink | Report a problem


'Iron Man 3': Has Ben Kingsley Revealed the Real Mandarin?

28 August 2014 12:04 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

We know some of your are waiting for Netflix, so if you still haven't seen Iron Man 3 yet, you may want to stop reading, because this story contains Major Spoilers.

One of the lingering mysteries left by Iron Man 3 is the true identity of the evil Mandarin. In the film, Ben Kingsley plays Trevor Slattery, an actor pretending to be the most dangerous terrorist in the entire world. He is soon discovered to be working as a media smokescreen for Aldrich Killian. The character went onto appear in Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King, where he is incarcerated with a group of true sycophants. He is eventually blasted out of jail by a minion of the 'real' Mandarin. But who is the 'real' Mandarin?

While promoting his voice work in the upcoming Lakia stop-motion animated adventure The Boxtrolls, Ben Kingsley teases that he might know.

In fact, he »

- MovieWeb

Permalink | Report a problem


Ben Kingsley further complicates the Mandarin mystery from Iron Man 3

28 August 2014 10:44 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

We are past the one year mark since the release of Iron Man 3 so I will dispense with the spoiler warnings on this article. We are going to discuss The Mandarin. Yes, I mean the version played by Ben Kingsley and not the fire-breathing villain Guy Pearce played who called himself The Mandarin at the end of the film. We all went into Iron Man 3 expecting Kingsley to bring the comic character to life only to have the rug pulled out from under us when he revealed himself as failed actor »

- Alex Maidy

Permalink | Report a problem


Robert Pattinson in The Rover Available on DVD Blu-Ray (video)

25 August 2014 8:34 AM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Robert Pattinson’s dystopian thriller, “The Rover,” one of his best films yet and as far away from Edward Cullen as he can get, is now available for pre-order on DVD and Blu-Ray. It’s worth watching over and over. Rob has been searching post-”Twilight” for roles that take him in different places, and “The Rover” has taken him the farthest yet. He shot the picture with actor Guy Pearce in the harsh Australian outback [...] »

Permalink | Report a problem


Robert Pattinson Spotted In Als Ice Bucket Challenge Action,New Clip

22 August 2014 2:21 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, former Twilight Saga main man, Robert Pattinson, participated in the Als Ice Bucket Challenge ,which donates cash to help people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. His buddy and superstar actor, Zac Efron, called him out to do it, so he accepted the challenge (video below). In the clip, Rob got ice dumped on his head and water sprayed at him continuously as he tried to name the people he wanted to call out for the challenge. It turns out that he challenged: Guy Pearce, his Maps to the Stars co-star, Mia Wasikowska, and Marilyn Manson! The video was actually originally posted to Zac Efron's Youtube Channel. »

- Derek

Permalink | Report a problem


Neighbours stars turned pop singers: five of the best

22 August 2014 12:37 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

As Guy Pearce puts out his debut single, we take a look at Erinsboroughs most memorable musical exports. Dont they make you feel good?

Delta Goodrem sidesteps Marlon Wayanss Instagram insult

Aussie anthems: Kylies Cant Get You Out of My Head

Its all too easy to poke fun at soap-turned-pop stars, but no one predicted that legitimate Hollywood outfit Guy Pearce would be next in line. The former Neighbours actor cum A-lister is set to release his album Broken Bones on 7 November, with live appearances in Melbourne and Sydney to follow.

First single Storm is surprisingly (for those unschooled in Pearces musical passions) good. The track falls squarely in the Aussie singer-songwriter category, somewhere between Augie March and the John Butler Trio, with a funky baseline sliding playfully under Pearces croon.

Continue reading »

- Monica Tan

Permalink | Report a problem


The Tea & Crumpet Filmcast: The Congress, The Rover And Robin Williams (Episode 3)

21 August 2014 8:45 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Following a brief, holiday-related hiatus, everyone’s favourite British filmcast returns to talk all things movies. Dom and Liam are joined by regular contributor Dr. Lindsay Hallam and newcomer Matthew Lee for a show packed with movie reviews and death knells for Michael Bay’s presence in the UK Box Office.

As well as a look back at some of the numerous highlights (and occasional, but still beloved – at least by Dom – lowlights) of the tragically late Robin Williams’ phenomenal and sprawling career, the gang also put their film critic hats on for reviews of The Congress and Guy Pearce Grimaces: The Movie (Aka: The Rover).

Check it out below, and be sure to send any and all feedback to podcast@wegotthiscovered.com.

Download as MP3 (Right Click-Save As)

RSS Feed

Subscribe on iTunes!

Enjoy what you’re hearing? Like the Filmcast on Facebook to stay in the loop on all things T&C. »

- Dominic Mill

Permalink | Report a problem


Get wet with Robert Pattinson, Zac Efron and Shakira's Ice Bucket Challenge videos

20 August 2014 5:20 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Just when you thought we'd run out of celebrities to undertake the Als Ice Bucket Challenge, here come Robert Pattinson, Tom Cruise, Zac Efron, Liam Hemsworth, Shakira, Michael Jordan and more to prove you wrong. My personal favorite this round is Stephen King (nominated by the fantastically-creative Dave Grohl), mostly because the way he says "challenge" is really endearing. (Donate) Zac Efron and Ashley Tisdale (nominated Robert Pattinson, Matthew McConaughey and "Howard Stern Show" Wack Packer Eric the Actor): Tom Cruise and Christopher McQuarrie: Robert Pattinson (nominated Guy Pearce, Mia Wasikowska and Marilyn Manson): Michael Jordan (nominated Phil Jackson and his "Dream Team" teammates): Derek Jeter (nominated Hannah Davis, Kevin Connolly and Michael Jordan):   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs. »

- Chris Eggertsen

Permalink | Report a problem


Blu-ray, DVD Release: The Rover

20 August 2014 1:34 PM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Sept. 23, 2014

Price: DVD $19.99, Blu-ray $24.99

Studio: Lionsgate

Guy Pearce (l.) and Robert Pattinson take it to the next level in The Rover.

Robert Pattinson (The Twilight Saga franchise, Cosmopolis) and Guy Pearce (Prometheus, Lockout) star in the 2014 Australian production The Rover, the latest entry in the burgeoning post-apocalyptic crime drama genre.

Set in a world 10 years into the general collapse of society, The Rover follows hardened loner Eric (Pearce) as he travels the desolate towns and roads of the outback. When a gang of thieves steals his car, they leave behind a wounded Rey (Pattinson). Forcing Rey to help track the gang, Eric will go to any lengths to take back the one thing that still matters to him.

Directed by writer/director David Michôd (Animal Kingdom) and also starring Scoot McNairy (Argo), the R-rated film received a limited release to U.S. theaters in June, 2014. Though »

- Laurence

Permalink | Report a problem


Movie Review – Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

20 August 2014 8:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, 2014

Directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller

Starring Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Rosario Dawson, Eva Green, Powers Boothe, Ray Liotta, Dennis Haysbert, Christopher Meloni, Jeremy Piven, Jaime King, Juno Temple, Christopher Lloyd, Lady Gaga, Stacy Keach and Jamie Chung

Synopsis:

Some of Sin City’s most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

It’s been nearly ten years since we last visited Basin City and some feel that the decade absence has dampened a lot of the hype and interest in its sequel, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. But the directing team of Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller were not going to let that stop them as they bring perhaps the most popular book from the Sin City cannon to the big screen with some old faces, some new »

- Luke Owen

Permalink | Report a problem


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

1-20 of 546 items from 2014   « Prev | Next »


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners