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D23: Chris Pine Talks 'The Finest Hours'

16 August 2015 1:54 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Marvel and Star Wars didn't get to have all the fun at Saturday's live-action D23 panel. Disney also showed off some of it's other upcoming movies, including the highly-anticipated drama The Finest Hours. Sean Bailey took the stage to introduce the first film in the Disney live-action lineup, which is based on the remarkable true story of the most daring rescue mission in the history of the Coast Guard. Chris Pine, who plays Bernie Webber, the captain of the rescue boat, joined the host on stage to give fans a peak at the heroic action-thriller.

Presented in Digital 3D, Real D 3D and IMAX 3D, the film, which is directed by Craig Gillespie and also stars Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Holliday Grainger, John Ortiz and Eric Bana, transports audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale. It promises to be one of »

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Stars And Filmmakers At Saturday’s D23 Expo 2015 Provide Star Wars And Pirates Of The Caribbean Surprises

15 August 2015 3:38 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

From Star Wars and Captain America to Pirates Of The Caribbean and Alice Through The Looking Glass, Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates this morning at the D23 Expo 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.

The presentations, which revealed exclusive news and details about the upcoming live action films, were aided by live and video appearances from talent and filmmakers. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn hosted the highly anticipated biennial event.

“It’s quite something to be able to have Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm all on the same stage, and it’s tremendously gratifying to unveil our upcoming projects to our most dedicated fans first,” said Alan Horn, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios. “We always have an incredible time at the D23 Expo.”

After welcoming the crowd to D23 Expo 2015, Horn introduced Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios, and Sean Bailey, President »

- Michelle McCue

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‘House of Cards’ Star Rachel Brosnahan Joins James Franco in ‘The Fixer’

3 August 2015 3:14 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

After receiving an Emmy nomination for her work on Netflix’s “House of Cards,” Rachel Brosnahan has found her next big role opposite James Franco and Melissa Leo in “The Fixer,” Variety has learned exclusively.

Ian Olds will direct and co-write the script with Paul Felten.

The story follows a young Afghan journalist exiled from his war-torn country to a small bohemian community in Northern California. When he attempts to turn his menial job on the local police blotter into “Afghan-style” coverage of local crime he gets drawn into the backwoods of this small town — a shadow Northern California where sex is casual, true friendship is hard to come by, and an unfamiliar form of violence burbles up all around him.

Caroline von Kuhn, Lily Whitsitt and Adeel Ahmed will produce the film.

Brosnahan can next be seen in season two of Wgn’s “Manhattan,” and “Louder Than Bombs” which »

- Justin Kroll

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Remembering the First and Only Arab World Movie Star Known Around the Globe

23 July 2015 9:10 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Omar Sharif in 'Doctor Zhivago.' Egyptian star Omar Sharif, 'The Karate Kid' producer Jerry Weintraub: Brief career recaps A little late in the game – and following the longish Theodore Bikel article posted yesterday – below are brief career recaps of a couple of film veterans who died in July 2015: actor Omar Sharif and producer Jerry Weintraub. A follow-up post will offer an overview of the career of peplum (sword-and-sandal movie) actor Jacques Sernas, whose passing earlier this month has been all but ignored by the myopic English-language media. Omar Sharif: Film career beginnings in North Africa The death of Egyptian film actor Omar Sharif at age 83 following a heart attack on July 10 would have been ignored by the English-language media (especially in the U.S.) as well had Sharif remained a star within the Arabic-speaking world. After all, an "international" star is only worth remembering »

- Andre Soares

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Charlie Hunnam Is Officially the Hottest King Arthur Ever

23 July 2015 2:00 PM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Fans are used to seeing Charlie Hunnam play gritty motorcycle gang president Jax Taylor in "Sons of Anarchy," but now, he's transforming, once again, into a medieval king in "Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur."  Entertainment Weekly is giving us our first look at the hunky leading man as King Arthur in Guy Richie's retelling of the classic tale -- and we're loving his movie makeover. Richie explains that he's giving his King an update, telling the mag, "I think where the pitfall has often been is trying to make King Arthur bland and nice, and nice and bland. The two qualities make rather compatible bed companions. Unfortunately, they’re not interesting to watch." "Luke Skywalker was always the most uninteresting character in Star Wars because he’s the good guy," he continues. "Good guys are boring." Hunnam knows a thing or two about playing the bad guy, which is »

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First Photos: Charlie Hunnam Is "King Arthur"

23 July 2015 1:14 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Guy Ritchie returns to cinemas next month with the dashing and well-dressed spy caper "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.," but recently the man has been hard at work on his July 2016 film - "Knights of the Round Table: King Arthur".

The first in a proposed series of films that will retell the Arthurian story, Charlie Hunnam takes on the title role of the 6th century king who is said to have defended Britain against Saxon invaders. Today, EW has posted the first official photos related to the film - a featured photo spread with Hunnam sporting his look in the film along with his sword Excalibur.

Ritchie says this version of Arthur is different from previous incarnations: "I think where the pitfall has often been is trying to make King Arthur bland and nice, and nice and bland. The two qualities make rather compatible bed companions. Unfortunately, they're not interesting to watch. »

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First look at Charlie Hunnam as Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur

23 July 2015 10:26 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Entertainment Weekly has revealed a first look image of Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy, Pacific Rim) as Arthur Pendragon in Guy Ritchie’s upcoming film Knights of the Round Table: King Arthur…

In the article, Ritchie and Hunnam offer up a few words on how they plan to reinvent the Arthurian legend:

“I think where the pitfall has often been is trying to make King Arthur bland and nice, and nice and bland,” states Ritchie. “The two qualities make rather compatible bed companions. Unfortunately, they’re not interesting to watch. Luke Skywalker was always the most uninteresting character in Star Wars because he’s the good guy. Good guys are boring.”

“He’s a little bit rough around the edges, but he’s basically a survivor. He’s a hustler,” adds Hunnam. “He’s a street kid. There’s definitely a harder edge to him than people would imagine. »

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Here’s your first look at Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur

23 July 2015 9:58 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Entertainment Weekly have provided us with our very first look at Sons Of Anarchy actor Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur in Guy Ritchie’s ‘in-production’ movie of the same name. The film sounds interesting as within the magazine, Hunnam spoke about the iconic character, and how Richie’s version will be different from anything we’ve seen before.

Here’s what he had to say.

“[Arthur is] a little bit rough around the edges, but he’s basically a survivor. He’s a hustler. He’s a street kid. There’s definitely a harder edge to him than people would imagine. It’s sort of classic Guy Ritchie stuff.”

… and here is EW’s cover with Hunnam as the medieval legend plastered across the front of it..

According to the interviews contained in the magazine, Ritchie’s version of the King Arthur legend will feature  “giant snakes, massive war elephants, and a »

- Paul Heath

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First Look at Charlie Hunnam as 'King Arthur'

23 July 2015 8:09 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

This past week, Disney announced they are moving forward on a live-action remake of their classic animated adventure The Sword in the Stone. The story follows a young King Arthur as Merlin teaches him how to become a powerful leader. Warner Bros. is going to get their first, though, with their powerful medieval fantasy thriller Knights of the Round Table. Shooting has continued in England throughout this past year, and now Entertainment Weekly has our first look at it's leading man.

Charlie Hunnam plays the title monarch in Knights of the Round Table. The former Sons of Anarchy star proudly shows off his massive sword while lounging in, on and around the set of director Guy Ritchie's latest attempt to rebuff an ancient legend. It follows his other reboots Sherlock Holmes, which found much success with Robert Downey Jr. in the lead, and this summer's as yet unproven TV adaptation, »

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe Ranked

22 July 2015 2:02 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Chris Cooper ranks the Marvel Cinematic Universe…

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (McU) is now at twelve films. It’s huge, with connecting story lines and teases stretching out for years to come. Ant-Man marks the end of Marvel’s ‘Phase 2Two’, with ‘Phase Three’ kicking off with Captain America: Civil War next year.

You know how the internet loves a list, and even more so one that can anger those with their pants on a bit too tight. So here we are, the Marvel films ranked from 12 to 1.

I’ve not spoken to one person who agrees completely, and I don’t expect any of you either! My wife is still giving me crap about were I’ve put Iron Man 3 two years later. So it’s a good exercise in kicking the hornets nest and seeing who disagrees most vehemently.

Obviously I’ve had more time some to »

- Chris Cooper

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Quiz: Actors that started by doing stand-up comedy

13 July 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

We often find ourselves wondering how it is a particular actor got to where they are today. How does an Oscar winner or a Golden Globe winner start their career? For many well-known actors, the way they got their start may be a surprise.

Being able to make people laugh is an integral part of acting, so it makes sense that many great actors got their start doing stand-up comedy. This type of career starter might be expected from some, but many actors that we now consider dramatic actually got their big break doing comedy.

Actors that we’ve grown to know as more dramatic like Kevin Spacey, Steve Buscemi and Eric Bana all started doing stand-up comedy. Being able to make people laugh and cry is a pretty impressive feat.

This week, we get to see another film by an actor that started by doing (and still does) stand-up. »

- Amanda Wood

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Chris Pine battles a winter storm in the new trailer for The Finest Hours

10 July 2015 7:16 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Everyone loves a good storm movie. Everything from Twister to The Perfect Storm has gone down as classics of the medium. There’s just something about the uncontrollable aspect of Nature that makes for really great film.

Another entry into the storm movie genre will be bowing next year, titled The Finest Hours. Based on the true story of a daring coast guard rescue during a brutal snowstorm, The Finest Hours takes place in 1952 New England. Naturally, the entire cast broke out their best Boston accent to do the story justice.

Chris Pine plays the brave coast guard who sets out to rescue the men stranded upon a destroyed tanker, while Eric Bana and Ben Foster join his team. Boston native Casey Affleck stars as a stranded crewmember, and Holliday Grainger plays Chris Pine’s suitably worried girlfriend.

Catch The Finest Hours in Cineplex theatres January 29th, 2016, and check out the trailer below! »

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'The Finest Hours' Trailer: Chris Pine and Casey Affleck Fight to Save a Sinking Ship

9 July 2015 | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Hollywood and audiences alike have long held a fascination with dramas on the high seas. It doesn't matter if they're entirely fictitious (The Poseidon Adventure, Life of Pi) or based on a true story (The Perfect Storm), there's just something about men and women trying to survive while the ocean rages around them that people love. In the next few months we'll actually be getting two movies that fit the bill. First up is In The Heart of the Sea, directed by Ron Howard and hitting theaters on December 11, 2015. And now today gives us the first trailer for The Finest Hours, starring Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Holliday Grainger, and Eric Bana and hitting theaters on January 29, 2016. Directed by Craig Gillespie (Lars and the Real Girl), The Finest Hours takes...

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Trailer for Chris Pine's The Finest Hours Thriller

9 July 2015 4:33 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Today we have the trailer for the upcoming "The Finest Hours" thriller, starring Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Eric Bana and Casey Affleck. Check it out below. Plot: In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel. The new movie is directed by Craig Gillespie (Fright Night) and is set to hit theaters on January 29th, 2016. Trailer: »

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First Look Photos And Trailer From Disney’s The Finest Hours

8 July 2015 4:39 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Chris PineCasey Affleck, Ben Foster, Holliday Grainger, and Eric Bana star in this first trailer for Disney’s The Finest Hours.

From director Craig Gillepsie, The Finest Hours is the remarkable true story of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history. Presented in Digital 3D and IMAX 3D, the film will transport audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale.

On February 18, 1952, a massive nor’easter struck New England, pummeling towns along the Eastern seaboard and wreaking havoc on the ships caught in its deadly path, including the SS Pendleton, a T-2 oil tanker bound for Boston, which was literally ripped in half, trapping more than 30 sailors inside its rapidly-sinking stern.

As the senior officer on board, first assistant engineer Ray Sybert (Casey Affleck) soon realizes it is up to him to take charge of the frightened crew and »

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Relive The Most Daring Rescue In Coast Guard History With Trailer For The Finest Hours

8 July 2015 1:18 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to hit the East Coast of America struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod, literally ripping it in half and putting the lives of the thirty sailors on board in grave danger. What followed was the most daring rescue in Coast Guard history as a four man team set out to save them. This heroic tale is coming to the big screen with Disney’s The Finest Hours, and the first trailer promises something pretty fantastic. First off, the cast. Chris Pine, Eric Bana, Ben Foster, Casey Affleck, Holiday Granger. Everybody involved is an incredible talent who put in exceptional performances in whatever they appear, and they promise to navigate the power and emotion of this story with ease. Also, the scale of The Finest Hours is amazing, offering a tremendous amount of tension alongside the eye popping set pieces. »

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Chris Pine and Casey Affleck take on the ocean in ‘The Finest Hour’ trailer

8 July 2015 1:04 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Directed by Craig Gillespie (Million Dollar Arm, Lars and the Real Girl), The Finest Hour is a true story of a dangerous rescue mission staged by the Boston Coast Guard in 1952. Chris Pine dons a thick accent for his role as a Coast Guard agent sent out into the storm to rescue a rapidly sinking tanker that’s been cut in half by the treacherous conditions, and Casey Affleck is the captain in charge of keeping the remaining members of his crew safe. Here’s the full synopsis:

On February 18, 1952, a massive nor’easter struck New England, pummeling towns along the Eastern seaboard and wreaking havoc on the ships caught in its deadly path, including the SS Pendleton, a T-2 oil tanker bound for Boston, which was literally ripped in half, trapping more than 30 sailors inside its rapidly-sinking stern. As the senior officer on board, first assistant engineer Ray Sybert »

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Watch: Chris Pine Braves a Ferocious Storm in Disney’s ‘The Finest Hours’ Trailer

8 July 2015 12:47 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Chris Pine embarks on a suicide mission in the official trailer for Disney’s “The Finest Hours.”

Based on a true story, the film is set in 1952 in the wake of a treacherous storm that rips a T-2 oil tanker in half, leaving more than 30 sailors trapped inside. While first assistant engineer Ray Sybert (Casey Affleck) musters the courage to take control out at sea, Coast Guard Captain Bernie Webber (Pine) sets out in a wooden lifeboat to save the crew.

From massive crashing waves to Pine’s romantic interest (played by Holliday Grainger) asserting agency in a room full of men, the leads must face multiple forms of fear to survive. In the trailer’s opening scene, Grainger foreshadows the film’s dramatic crux: “It scares me at night, that’s all,” she says, referring to the water. “You can’t see what’s underneath.” Pine replies in a heavy Boston accent, »

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'The Finest Hours' Trailer Starring Chris Pine and Eric Bana

8 July 2015 11:02 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Watch the new trailer for the heroic action-thriller The Finest Hours, the extraordinary true story of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history.&#160Presented in Digital 3D and&#160Imax 3D, the film transports audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale. Directed by Craig Gillespie, The Finest Hours features an all-star ensemble cast led by Chris Pine, Casey Affleck and Eric Bana.

A heroic action-thriller, The Finest Hours takes place on February 18, 1952, when a massive nor'easter struck New England, pummeling towns along the Eastern seaboard and wreaking havoc on the ships caught in its deadly path, including the SS Pendleton, a T-2 oil tanker bound for Boston, which was literally ripped in half, trapping more than 30 sailors inside its rapidly-sinking stern. As the senior officer on board, first assistant engineer Ray Sybert (Casey Affleck) soon realizes it is up to »

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Chris Pine braves the storm in the first trailer for Disney’s The Finest Hours

8 July 2015 10:59 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following yesterday’s release of the poster for the upcoming action-thriller, the first trailer for Disney’s The Finest Hours has arrived online. The film is based on the true story of what has been called the greatest small boat rescue in the history of the Coast Guard.

In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue the more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel. “The Finest Hours” is the story of their heroic mission, which is still considered the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history.

The Finest Hours is directed by Craig Gillespie (Million Dollar Arm) and stars Chris Pine »

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