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Digital Spy chatted with the actor about nerves, football skills and swapping Hollywood for the West End.
Bend it Like Beckham: Where are the cast of the 2002 box office hit now?
The original film has become a cult favourite. Were you a fan?
"Yeah, of course. For me, it was a point in time when I was growing up. I was either turning a teenager, or had just turned into a teenager, and obviously I was madly in love with Keira Knightley. One of the first movies that she did was a film called The Hole, and this [Bend It Like Beckham] came shortly after that, »
Stevenson told Digital Spy: "I'm really delighted because it's such a fantastic story, and I can see it lending itself very well to the stage.
"I often think, 'No, that's a bad idea, don't make a musical out of that movie', but Bend It Like Beckham is screaming out to be made into one."
She continued: "There's so much song and dance, and it's such a vibrant story. It's more than just a story, it's got a lot to say about what it is to be a British-Asian and the battle between the two competing cultures. [Chadha] has such a capacity to make that into something joyous and funny. »
Joe Dante has to be one of our favourite underrated directors. The man brought Gremlins to the big screen as well as its sequel Gremlins 2: The New Batch, a film I watched far too much as a young child. He’s also responsible for The Howling, The ‘Burbs, Innerspace and the cult television classic Eerie Indiana.
His last big screen outing was the ridiculously creepy kids film The Hole. Don’t confuse it with the Thora Birch, Keira Knightley teen thriller, Dante’s film saw a trio of kids unearth a mysterious hole in their new house. The hole had the ability to read people’s darkest fears and has some truly terrifying scenes. Seriously I don’t know how kids made it through that film!
Now just over five years later Dante is back with a deliciously dark romantic zombie comedy. The film stars Anton Yelchin as Max, »
- Kat Smith
While at this year’s CinemaCon, I landed an exclusive interview with director Baltasar Kormákur. He was in Las Vegas to accept the award for International Filmmaker of the Year from CinemaCon and also to promote his upcoming Universal movie Everest. If you’re not familiar with the film, it’s based on a true story and it “documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind.” Loaded with an all-star cast featuring Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sam Worthington, Martin Henderson, Emily Watson, Michael Kelly, Robin Wright, and Keira Knightley, Everest hits theaters September 18th and is one of my most anticipated films of the year after seeing the first footage. Kormákur and I sat down for an interview shortly after he won his award. He talked about where he’s at in post-production, »
- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub
Las Vegas - It's been a fantastic 2015 so far for Universal Pictures. "Fifty Shades of Grey" has earned $568 million worldwide and "Furious 7" has taken in $300 million domestic and $1.15 billion globally. Universal was the last studio to present their slate to the world's theater owners and, as you can guess, they were pretty bullish on what's to come. Unlike some of their competitors, however, Universal joined Sony Pictures 20th Century Fox by actually making some news during their presentation. The next "Fifty Shades" movies have titles and release dates and Vin Diesel himself appeared on hand to announce "Furious 8's" April 14, 2017 opening day. Other talent on hand included Seth MacFarlane ("Ted 2"), Amy Schumer ("Trainwreck"), Chris Pratt ("Jurassic World") and Dr. Dre and Ice Cube ("Straight Outta Compton"). Here are some quick takeaways from Universal's upcoming slate. "Everest" looks, um, epic Slight hint to Warner Bros. You might want to move "Black Mass"* off Sept. »
- Gregory Ellwood
You're going to be seeing a lot of Alicia Vikander. That is, if you haven't already. Since making her Hollywood debut three years opposite Keira Knightley in Anna Karenina, the 26-year-old Swedish actress has made 11 movies, more than half of which will have been released in this year alone. In her latest, Ex Machina, Vikander plays an Artificial Intelligence female who befriends a young computer programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) after they're introduced by his mysterious CEO (Oscar Isaac). While most of Vikander's body appears to be a clear plastic shell in the movie, she had to wear a silver mesh body suit and skullcap. "It was very hot that summer," Vikander remembers. »
Jessa has become the latest expecting member of the Duggar family - Us Weekly Um, Waka Flocka Flame is running for president?! - HuffPost Celebrity Blake Lively is a style chameleon while promoting her new movie - Lainey Gossip Is Patrick Dempsey leaving Grey's Anatomy?! - Dlisted Big Sean seems fine after his breakup with Ariana Grande - Et Check out Keira Knightley's adorable baby bump - JustJared Sarah Hyland is clearly ready for Summer - Hollywood Tuna The expensive accessory Beyoncé already has - Pink Is the New Blog Will the Olsen twins commit to the Full House reboot? - The Superficial »
Keira Knightley is showing off her biggest bump yet! The first-time mom was spotted out and about wearing a trendy, all-black ensemble, but we couldn't help but notice her biggest accessory: her baby bump! Knightley dressed her pregnancy belly in a flowing black dress and jacket, while opting for comfortable sandals for footwear. She let's pregnancy look pretty stylish, doesn't she?! Even though this will be her first child with husband James Righton, it looks like the Imitation Game star has everything under control. The Oscar nominee even joked with Ellen DeGeneres about the "whole birthing plan" idea, asking the host, "Sorry, but what is the plan apart from to get it »
Pop culture comes to life in St. Louis next month! It’s the Wizard World Comic Con May 22nd through the 24th at America’s Center downtown (701 Convention Plaza – St. Louis, Mo 63101), and boy oh boy, do they have an amazing line-up of guests!
Sure, you got the comic artists and cosplayers, wrestlers, a St. Louis Ram, a Power Ranger, and of course the ubiquitous Walking Dead stars, but what We Are Movie Geeks is most excited about are the celebrities from movies that will be on hand: Horror legend George Romero, Sharknado legend Tara Reid, horror hostess with the mostest (if you know what I mean) Elvira, Guardians Of The Galaxy tough guy Dave Bautista, Henry the serial killer himself Michael Rooker, Do The Right Thing’s ‘Buggin Out’ Giancarlo Esposito. Lord of the Rings Trilogy’s Pippin Billy Boyd, Captain America squeeze Hayley Atwell, and Silent Bob’s buddy Jay aka Jason Mewes. »
- Tom Stockman
Plenty of posters are being set up at CinemaCon right now as studios try to woo exhibitors, and Steve is on the floor snapping plenty of photos. The first Everest poster banks on the outstanding cast—Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Jake Gyllenhaal, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Emily Watson, Keira Knightley, and Sam Worthington—along with the tagline, “Human Beings Are Not Meant to Survive at the Cruising Altitude of a 747.” I cannot argue with that statement. Everest opens September 18th. Here’s the official synopsis: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival. »
- Matt Goldberg
Printed, polished, and perfect for spring! That's exactly how one can describe pregnant Keira Knightley's latest street style ensemble, which she breezily sported while strolling through London with her husband, James Righton, on Wednesday, April 15. Holding on to her love's hand, the Imitation Game actress, 30, revealed her baby bump in a three-quarter-sleeve sweater, teamed with a strawberry, knee-length skirt. She accessorized the look with a pair of black sandals, see-through shades, and a quilted, miniature Chanel purse. (Meanwhile, a ruffled-haired Righton, 31, looked casually handsome by her [...] »
The actors will be presented with the honor on April 23 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas during CinemaCon’s final night awards program.
Delevingne made her film debut in 2012’s “Anna Karenina” opposite Keira Knightley. She’s been cast in “Suicide Squad,” set to bow in 2016, and will also be seen in “The Face of an Angel,” “Pan,” “London Fields,” “Kids in Love” and “Tulip Fever.”
- Dave McNary
Kk: Hi Clive, how are you doing today?
Cs: I’m doing really well, it’s really nice to be promoting the show in the UK.
How’s it been – how’s the reception of the show so far in the UK?
It’s been fantastic, I mean, it’s very strange for me, like, when we go to Comic Con in San Diego – I think it’s the 6th biggest watched show of the year in America right now – so we get get people dressed up as Vikings, and reciting old Norse back to us… it’s fantastic. But people still don’t know where to watch the show in the UK, so I get back here and people go “I’ve heard about Vikings but I don’t know where »
- Kat Kourbeti
Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson (son of actor Brendan Gleeson) has been a dependable screen presence for over five years now by standing out in a number of projects that featured bigger box-office draws than himself. In "Frank" he stole scenes from a masked Michael Fassbender; in "Anna Karenina" he was a comic revelation opposite Keira Knightley; and in "About Time," he proved he could lead a romantic comedy opposite a vet of the genre, Rachel McAdams. 2015 could be the year that Gleeson finally becomes a household name thanks to his involvement in the most anticipated film of the year, J.J. Abrams entry into the "Star Wars" canon, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which opens this December. Before that monster in unleashed, however, Gleeson will appear in a number of other buzzed-about features sure to boost his profile. "The Revenant," also set for release later this year, will see him »
- Nigel M Smith
Michael Fassbender is one fassinating actor. We first set our sights on the sexy Irishman when he bared it all as a sex addict in Shame. Then he spanked Keira Knightley as psychiatrist Carl Jung in A Dangerous Method, and he's done more than one striptease in magazine photo shoots over the last few years. Did we mention he speaks fluent German and is set to star in an upcoming Western movie? Besides his devilish grin and proclivity toward playing naughty bad boys, here are a few of the many reasons Michael Fassbender is on our sexy radar. »
Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods The Imitation Game (Oscar-nominated historical wartime drama; Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode; rated PG-13) Interstellar (Christopher Nolan-directed sci-fi drama; Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain; rated PG-13) Island of Lemurs: Madagascar (IMAX nature documentary; narrated by: Morgan Freeman; also available in 3D; rated G) Playing It Cool (comedy; Chris Evans, Michelle Monaghan, Aubrey Plaza...
- Robert B. DeSalvo
Those of us who lead hapless lives know how frightening getting up in the morning can be. Instead of rising and embracing the daylight with an ardent cuddle and a zealous "Yahoo!" we see grey clouds overhead and wonder aloud, "What now?" Another egg carton with broken shells? A second bedbug infestation within twelve months? Still no replies to our Christian Mingles ad even though we've noted we can recite the Book of Revelation by heart in Latin?
Ah, if only we were born into a family of elites. The ultra-rich. Aristocrats with an enviable gene pool.
But instead we're impoverished and pear-shaped with squinty eyes and in need of Proactiv+.
On top of these misfortunes, we really know the gods are against us if while fingering the remote, we accidentally come across Joshua Jackson in The Skulls (2000), and begin to watch it out of inertia. This incapacitating thriller was inspired by Yale's secretive society, »
- Brandon Judell
Sci-fi epic Interstellar picked up the best film prize at the Empire Awards in London last night (March 29).
Chastain, who plays Matthew McConaughey’s daughter in the film, was on hand earlier in the evening to present Nolan with the Empire Inspiration honour, which also earned the director of Inception and the Dark Knight Trilogy a standing ovation.
Nolan was back on stage shortly after to accept the best director award.
The awards, voted for by the public, delivered a surprise in the best actor category as Andy Serkis picked up the prize for his performance-captured turn in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, beating Oscar-winner »
- email@example.com (Michael Rosser)
The winner of The Voice UK will release their debut single after Saturday's live final for the first time.
One of Emmanuel Nwamadi, Lucy O'Byrne, Sasha Simone or Stevie McCrorie will be crowned the winner on Saturday night and their debut single 'Lost Stars' will be released at midnight after their victory.
The song, originally performed by The Voice Us coach Adam Levine, was nominated at the Oscars for 'Best Original Song' after appearing in the Keira Knightley movie Begin Again. Levine also performed the track at the ceremony.
Nwamadi, O'Byrne, Simone and McCrorie will each record their own cover of the track, with The Voice explaining that "each version will be specially arranged to suit their individual voices and styles".
But only the winner's cover of the song will ever be heard by the public and it will be available to download from midnight after the final through Universal Music. »
“Interstellar” took the awards for director and film, and Nolan was also honored with the Empire Inspiration award, presented to him by “Interstellar” actress Jessica Chastain. Star of “Man of Steel” and the forthcoming “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,” both produced by Nolan, Henry Cavill presented the director award, while Kit Harington and Peter Firth, stars of “Spooks: The Greater Good,” presented the film award.
The cast of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” received the Empire Hero Award in celebration of the popularity of the series, marking the first time an Empire Award has gone to a TV show. As previously announced, the Empire Legend honor went to Ralph Fiennes, who received his award from Liam Neeson.
Andy Serkis picked up the actor award for his role as »
- Leo Barraclough
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