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Toby Stephens And Michael Nyqvist Plot Course For Gerard Butler’s Submarine Thriller Hunter Killer

22 July 2016 8:17 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Continuing its mission of assembling some of the toughest actors in Hollywood, Millennium Films has enlisted John Wick alum Michael Nyqvist and Toby Stephens – star of the hit Treasure Island prequel series Black Sails – for its upcoming submarine thriller, Hunter Killer.

Surfacing from choppy waters, Millennium picked up rights to the adaptation – one sourced from George Wallace and Don Keith’s acclaimed novel Firing Point – from Relativity Media in light of the company’s financial woes. Now, it appears to be firmly back on track, with Nyqvist and Stephens bound for the deep blue alongside Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Common and Billy Bob Thornton.

Helmed by Donovan Marsh, THR reveals that Nyqvist is set to take point as Captain Sergi Andropoyov, while Lt. Beaman is the name of Stephens’ no-nonsense black ops team leader.

Plunging beneath the icy ways surrounding the polar ice cap, Hunter Killer revolves around a submarine »

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Toby Stephens Takes Co-Star Lead Opposite Gerard Butler In ‘Hunter Killer’

21 July 2016 3:17 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Toby Stephens, who next year will reprise his role as Captain Flint in Starz's fourth and final season of Black Sails, will star opposite Gerard Butler in Millennium’s action thriller Hunter Killer. The story revolves around an American submarine commander (Butler) sent into Russian waters to save the Russian President in the midst of a military coup. Stephens will play Lt. Beaman, who heads up the black ops squad. The screenplay is written by Peter Craig and… »

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Toby Stephens Joins "Hunter Killer"

21 July 2016 3:01 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Following on from news that Starz's critically acclaimed pirate drama "Black Sails" will finish up with its fourth season next year, the show's leading man Toby Stephens has been announced as the co-star of the upcoming action thriller "Hunter Killer" at Millennium Entertainment.

The story revolves around an American submarine commander (Gerard Butler) sent into Russian waters to save the Russian President in the midst of a military coup. Stephens will play Lieutenant Beaman, who heads up the black ops squad.

Peter Craig and Jamie Moss penned the script based on George Wallace and Don Keith's novel "Firing Point". Butler, Neal Moritz, Toby Jaffe, Alan Siegel, Tucker Tooley, Mark Gill, John Thompson and Matt O'Toole will produce.

Source: Deadline »

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Londoners put through their paces at the London Has Fallen: Urban Heroes Event

19 July 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

To celebrate the release of the explosive, fun-filled adrenaline ride that is London Has Fallen on both DVD & Blu-ray yesterday (July 18th), Londoners have been put through their paces at London’s Southbank with the London Has Fallen: Urban Heroes Event.

In partnership with Lionsgate Home Entertainment, obstacle course race experts Urban Attack constructed the imposing course on Riverside Slice in the shadow of the Oxo Tower. Members of the public competed on the course to see if they had what it took to emulate London Has Fallen’s resident hard man, Mike Banning (Gerard Butler). Some well-known faces, including Sam Callahan and Chloe Paige (X Factor) and Love Island’s Chris Baxter also took part whilst YouTube sensation Tobiias and his unwitting housemates took on former Sas trooper, ITV fitness trainer and Urban Attack’s owner Rob Edmond… and lost.

Chris Baxter, Chloe Paige, Sam Callahan and Rob »

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Giveaway – Win London Has Fallen on Blu-ray

18 July 2016 9:32 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

To celebrate the DVD & Blu-Ray release of the explosive, fun-filled adrenaline ride that is London Has Fallen (out in the UK today) we have three copies of the film to give away on Blu-ray courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Another year, another city, another threat to President Benjamin Asher’s life… When a terrifying plot comes to light during a State Visit to London, Secret Service muscle and all-round tough guy Mike Banning must once again do whatever it takes to rescue his beloved Potus – and the free world. On foreign turf and with seemingly no-one he can rely on (save for a feisty MI6 agent), the odds are stacked against Banning, with even President Asher forced to step up and help save the day…

Following an outstanding performance at the box office, Gerard Butler (Machine Gun Preacher, Law Abiding Citizen), Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight, Thank You For Smoking), Angela Bassett (American Horror Story, »

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London Has Fallen Blu-ray Review

16 July 2016 2:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

There could be a moment where films like London Has Fallen start to accidentially reflect reality a little too much but in the escapism of cinema, and the vast push towards those classic almost-impossible action movie boundaries, there’s more than enough here to take you away with an entertaining and cheesy, yet action packed, sequel of sorts to Olympus Has Fallen.

Not messing around with the winning formula in any way, Gerald Butler‘s Mike Banning returns to try and save President Ben Asher, played again by Aaron Eckhart, after a routine State visit to London ends up becoming a setup to kill all the world leaders and consequentially a deadly bloodbath. There’s not an excessive amount you can say about the plot because as a whole it involves Banning and Asher trying not to be killed by a seriously high volume of baddies that are both seemingly »

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Who Is Morgan Brown, Gerard Butler’s On-Off Girlfriend?

13 July 2016 2:36 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Gerard Butler and his long-time on-and-off girlfriend Morgan Brown have been enjoying a vacation in Italy this week. Gerard Butler And Morgan Brown Butler, 46, and Brown, 39, were spotted arriving at the Regina Isabella Hotel in Ischia, Italy, on Monday. They two looked to be headed for the beach, as Morgan was wearing a […]

The post Who Is Morgan Brown, Gerard Butler’s On-Off Girlfriend? appeared first on uInterview. »

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Michael Trucco & Ryan McPartlin Sail With ‘Hunter Killer’; Wendy Braun Joins ‘The Clapper’

13 July 2016 11:30 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Michael Trucco and Ryan McPartlin have boarded Original Film’s submarine thriller Hunter Killer. It stars Gerard Butler as an untested sub captain teamed with an elite military unit to rescue the Russian president (Gary Oldman) from an ongoing military coup. Billy Bob Thornton, Common, and Taylor John Smith also star. Trucco will play weapons specialist Devin Hall, and McPartlin is Matt Johnstone, an ex-seal and CIA medic within the Oga (Other Government… »

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London Has Fallen: Bromance at the Movies

12 July 2016 2:18 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Let’s face it; it’s a fairly daunting task to save the world all by yourself. Not to mention, doesn’t having a partner by your side make fighting crime and evil so much more fun? We think so.

With the upcoming release of Olympus Has Fallen sequel, London Has Fallen on digital platforms from 11th July, 2016 and onto Blu-ray & DVD from 18th July, 2016, the ultimate buddy duo President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart) and his top security detail Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) are back to save the world from imminent danger once again. This time, however, the American duo is on foreign ground, in London. This is new territory for the pair but Asher and Banning remain astonishingly in sync.

Whether they will admit it or not, there does seem to be a special bond, dare we say bromance… that develops between the two men working toward a mutual mission. »

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Post-Bankruptcy, Relativity Seems Stuck in Limbo

11 July 2016 5:50 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Not long before Ryan Kavanaugh’s Relativity Media won its release from bankruptcy in April, the ebullient CEO said he would now be leading a “well-capitalized media company that is well positioned for growth and success.” His financial adviser, from the firm of Houlihan Lokey, predicted the reborn Relativity would attract a “feeding frenzy” of new investment.

Kavanaugh’s company did shed a mountain of debt, and many employees, during its eight months under Chapter 11 protection. But today, the Beverly Hills-based entertainment concern finds itself with many of the same challenges that dogged it even before it was forced to seek bankruptcy protection a year ago. It’s still struggling to attract new investment and now has released its grip on a pair of key film distribution deals.

Relativity needed senior creditors to agree at the end of June to extend the date for the company to make a $30 million debt payment, »

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Relativity: ‘Den of Thieves’ & ‘Hunter Killer’ Announcements Ripped From The Pages Of ‘The Twilight Zone’

8 July 2016 9:52 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Relativity put out back-to-back press releases tonight (both dated Thursday) stating that it had “reached a milestone” at the company. That ‘milestone’ it said was selling the Gerard Butler-starring Den of Thieves to Stx for $1.2M (the sale of which was reported two months ago). It said it did so to comply with the Court’s compliance for its emergence from bankruptcy to sell the property “North of One Million dollars.” (Think Austin Powers). Oddly, the company also put… »

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Zane Holtz Comes Aboard ‘Hunter Killer’; Marcus Vanco Joins ‘Day Of The Dead’ Remake

7 July 2016 7:52 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Millennium Films’ submarine action-thriller has added another member to its crew, drafting Zane Holtz for a key role in the story about an untested sub captain teamed with an elite military unit to rescue the Russian president from an ongoing military coup. Joining Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Billy Bob Thornton, Common, and Taylor John Smith, Holtz is playing “Martinelli,” a courageous, skilled member of the elite unit that is part of 21st century American military power… »

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Gabriel Chavarria Enlists In Action Thriller ‘Hunter Killer’

6 July 2016 5:14 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Gabriel Chavarria has joined Millennium Films’ naval action thriller Hunter Killer in a key role, joining Gerard Butler, Common, and Gary Oldman in the story of an American submarine commander deployed to Russian waters in order to save the elected Russian president from a military coup. Chavarria will portray a Navy Seal aboard the American sub. Chavarria recently wrapped filming on 20th Century Fox’s War For The Planet Of The Apes in which he plays one of the… »

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Taylor John Smith Dives Into ‘Hunter Killer’; Hiroyuki Sanada Gets ‘Life’

23 June 2016 7:30 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Taylor John Smith (Wolves) has booked a role in Hunter Killer, starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman. The action thriller centers on an American submarine commander sent deep in Russian waters to save the country’s elected president in the midst of a military coup. Smith will play a sonar man on the sub. Donovan Marsh is directing from a script by Peter Craig and Jamie Moss. Smith’s credits include an arc on American Crime this season, and he is the male lead in NBC’s… »

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‘Zootopia’ Stays on Top of Disc Charts

22 June 2016 11:23 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Walt Disney Studios’ “Zootopia” kept the No. 1 spot on the home video sales charts the week ended June 19, topping the Npd VideoScan First Alert sales chart, which tracks combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc unit sales, as well as the dedicated Blu-ray disc chart.

The animated adventure had debuted in the top spot on both charts a week earlier and doubled the unit sales of the No. 2 debut of “London Has Fallen,” a Universal-distributed sequel to 2013’s “Olympus Has Fallen.” The follow-up again stars Gerard Butler as a secret service agent protecting the president (Aaron Eckhart) from terrorists, but transplants the setting from the White House in the first movie to the city of London. “London Has Fallen” earned $62.5 million in U.S. theaters.

Fox’s “Deadpool” stayed at No. 3 and Paramount’s “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” dropped to No. 4.

Another newcomer, Paramount’s “10 Cloverfield Lane,” debuted at No. »

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Win London Has Fallen Blu-ray Disc

20 June 2016 2:48 PM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

CinemaNerdz is proud to offer our readers a chance to win a copy of London Has Fallen Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet disc, starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, and Angela Bassett.

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London Has Fallen: Gerard Butler returns as Secret Service Agent Mike Banning in London Has Fallen, the high-octane sequel to the box office smash Olympus Has Fallen. In London for the funeral of the British prime minister, the world’s »

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Gods Of Egypt Review

19 June 2016 2:43 PM, PDT | | See recent TheMovieBit news »

The career trajectory of Alex Proyas is one that personally fills me with great sorrow, having lapped up his early work with glee. Breaking into the Hollywood mainstream with The Crow, and then immediately following that up with the weird and wonderful Dark City, the Australian director proved to be an endlessly inventive talent with an eye for wholly unique visuals. Then Knowing saw all the good will he had garnered come crashing down with a tornado of preposterous storytelling, muddy science, and Nic Cage going full Nic Cage. He hasn’t been seen or heard of for seven years, and now he makes his come back with Gods of Egypt, a wannabe epic fantasy that got off to the wrong foot that whitewashed a cast of Egyptian deities with the likes of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, and Geoffrey Rush. That proved to be the last of it’s worries though, »

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Movie Review – Gods of Egypt (2016)

18 June 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Gods of Egypt, 2016.

Directed by Alex Proyas.

Starring Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Courtney Eaton, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, Rufus Sewell, and Geoffrey Rush.


Ancient Egypt, a world where the Gods live among mortals. Osiris, King of all Egypt, prepares to crown his dutiful son Horus as his successor, but doesn’t count on his power hungry brother Set challenging for the throne…

Given the gap between its Us and UK theatrical release, us across the Pond have been preparing ourselves for a stinker of enormous proportions with Gods of Egypt. It’s generated more conversation than many films given claims of whitewashing when it comes to casting its ancient Egyptian heroes, which Alex Proyas and studio Lionsgate apologised for–anticipating the backlash–and largely blamed on the practicalities of not just a dearth of appropriate Egyptian actors but equally the necessity of the box office draw of its stars. »

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"Lego Movie" Sequel Delayed A Year

17 June 2016 9:21 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Warner Bros. Pictures has pushed back the release of "The Lego Movie" sequel from May 18th 2018 to February 8th 2019 - nine months later than originally planned.

No reason has been revealed for the delay, but the studio is shuffling about its release schedule somewhat with both the Gerard Butler-led "Geostorm" setting an October 20th 2017 date, while the Ben Affleck-directed "Live By Night" opens January 13th 2017.

Warners has not moved the date of its "The Lego Batman Movie" which remains on target for a May 2017 release.

Source: Box-Office Mojo »

- Garth Franklin

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Warner Bros. Pushes The Lego Movie 2 Back Almost A Full Year To Winter 2019

17 June 2016 8:09 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Fans of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller's awesome The Lego Movie are going to have to wait quite a bit longer than they expected to see Emmett, Wyldstyle and co. return for more adventures. According to Deadline, the highly anticipated sequel has been pushed back to February 8, 2019 - not too far off a full year from its original 2018 release date. No reason was given for the change-up, but the studio has also set new dates for Gerard Butler's Geostorm (Oct. 20, 2017) and Ben Affleck's Live By Night (Jan. 13, 2017). Disappointing news for sure - but The Lego Batman movie is due out next May, so at least that'll make the wait more bearable. »

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