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Hans Zimmer Tribute at the Annenberg Raises $1.2 Million for Israel Philharmonic

17 July 2014 2:44 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Two giants in their respective fields, Hans Zimmer and Zubin Mehta, held court Wednesday night at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, where Zimmer was bestowed a lifetime achievement award by the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, for which Mehta is co-chairman and holds the post of music director for life.

But it was Zimmer — perhaps the closest thing to a mogul in the scoring realm — who was clearly humbled by the honor. “I was a little nervous about a world-class orchestra playing Schubert (Symphonia N° 8, Unfinished) and Zimmer, and Schubert is a real composer,” Zimmer told Variety. “And just seeing how they really knew my stuff and they loved it. There was this bond.”

The lavish, black-tie affair — consisting of a concert by the orchestra of mostly Zimmer movie compositions, and a Wolfgang Puck-catered supper in the Center’s courtyard afterward — raised approximately $1.2 million for the Israel Philharmonic, »

- Steve Chagollan

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Small films released on the same day as major blockbusters

8 July 2014 6:54 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Some great films were released on the same day as such recent hits as The Dark Knight Rises and Frozen. Here are a few of them...

Odd List

The 3rd July 2013 saw the release of Disney's The Lone Ranger, its larger-than-life western starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer. Its theatrical debut marked the end of a lengthy and difficult production, stories from which had been hungrily served up by the media - the previous summer was dominated by news stories of its spiralling budget, which was thought to have crossed $250m. Nevertheless, the 2013 blockbuster season should, in theory, have marked a fresh start for Disney, as it spent a reported $150m on marketing The Lone Ranger. But the House of Mouse hadn't counted on the popularity of another film launched on that exact same day in July: Universal's animated sequel, Despicable Me 2.

The Lone Ranger, a film with an »

- ryanlambie

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Hot Mugshot Guy -- Dreamy McMugshot (Jeremy Meeks) Sends Hearts a-Twitter

19 June 2014 2:25 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

He may be the hottest criminal since Armie Hammer ... people are going nuts for accused weapons offender Jeremy Meeks.Those eyes are hijacking Twitter.  The 30-year-old Stockton, CA convicted felon is being held on $900,000 bail for illegally possessing firearms and ammo, carrying a loaded firearm in public and criminal street gang activity.  The specific charge is street terrorism.The Stockton Police Dept.'s Facebook page is blowing up ... with more than 15,000 likes and 3,700 comments.Another »

- TMZ Staff

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Film Review: ‘Cut Bank’

18 June 2014 11:31 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Watching an estimable quintet of character actors do their thing is the chief pleasure of “Cut Bank,” a largely routine thriller dressed up as a quirky small-town morality play. The feature helming debut of Matt Shakman, a former child actor turned prolific director of episodic television, does well by all but the youngest members of its core cast — a creative stumble that unfortunately leaves a gaping hole where the film’s heart should be. Quality supporting performances, including another excellent turn from Bruce Dern, aren’t enough to guarantee theatrical play after a Los Angeles Film Festival premiere, but should help boost the pic’s profile wherever it lands.

Disaffected young dude Dwayne (Liam Hemsworth) longs to leave the sleepy town of Cut Bank, Mont., notable only as the “coldest spot in the nation,” for sunnier surroundings. Employed as a mechanic by the no-nonsense father (Billy Bob Thornton) of his pretty pageant-queen-wannabe g. »

- Geoff Berkshire

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30 Biggest Movies Of 2015 We Can’t Wait For

16 June 2014 12:03 PM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Without any exaggeration whatsoever, it’s been long looking like 2015 just might be the greatest year for Hollywood blockbusters ever.

While the annual tentpole slate usually fills itself out nicely, 2015 is a year so uncommonly jam-packed with anticipated movies that one can’t help but notice the upswing. We’ve got exciting original ideas, promising reboots of classic franchises, long-anticipated sequels, and beloved series being resurrected after years in the wilderness.

In fact, so crammed with huge movies is 2015 that it was a struggle to whittle the list down to a mere 30, and in fact, the list could easily go up to 40 or 50. If even half of these movies deliver on their promises, then 2015 truly could be the most successful year for blockbusters ever, but even ignoring that, the hype-o-meter is going to be off the charts all the way to the year’s end, and cinema owners will »

- Jack Pooley

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top 10 Guilty Pleasure Movies

10 June 2014 6:12 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

I have a curious habit, maybe you have it too, if you are a real movie geek, film fan, cinema addict, what have you.

A certain number of movies that I have seen and loved with all my heart were losers at the box office or were mercilessly slammed by critics, usually both. This doesn’t happen all the time, mind you. I know a bad movie when I see one. But several times I have seen a movie on opening day and loved it so much I was sure it would be a big hit and be loved by critics and film goers, nope, not all the time.

Here then is my own personal and highly eccentric top ten list, with some honorable mentions, of movies that lost out, yet I love them still, many of them desperately, hysterically, madly do I love these films, well anyway… let me tell you about it. »

- Sam Moffitt

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Brian Urlacher -- Opens Hollywood Baller Gym ... For Badass Athletes Only!

2 June 2014 4:19 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Brian Urlacher already has a spot to get into game shape if the Dallas Cowboys want him -- TMZ Sports has learned he's teaming up with Jay Glazer to start a high-end fitness center for pro athletes and Hollywood's elite.Urlacher and Glazer -- pals from working together at Fox Sports -- are opening a gym called Unbreakable Performance on the Sunset Strip ... a prime location for catering to clients like Jerry Ferrara, Armie Hammer, »

- TMZ Staff

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Eddie Redmayne Is Off the Market

2 June 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Eddie Redmayne is engaged to girlfriend Hannah Bagshawe - Us Weekly Armie Hammer is going to be a dad - Et Charlie Hunnam opens up about not playing Christian Grey - HuffPost Celebrity Stars and famous fans remember Ann B. Davis - People Why does Taylor Swift get jealous of Ed Sheeran? - Gossip Girl James Franco gets cozy with Amber Heard - Lainey Gossip Here's how Amanda Seyfried is celebrating Justin Long's birthday - BuzzFeed Oliver Stone will direct an Edward Snowden film - Hollywood Reporter Alyssa Milano shows off her growing baby bump - TooFab See which hot actor is coming to Girls for season four - Vulture Who pays for Michelle Obama's clothes? - Jezebel Source: Getty / David M. Benett »

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Armie Hammer, Wife Elizabeth Chambers Expecting First Child Together

2 June 2014 11:04 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Armie Hammer's social network is about to get a little bigger! The Lone Ranger star and his wife, Elizabeth Chambers, are expecting their first child together later this year, his rep confirms to Us Weekly. "They talk about having a couple, though they're thrilled with one now," a source tells Us of the parents-to-be. "They treated their dog as a good warmup." The Social Network actor, 27, also got some valuable experience at the May 18 Kids' Art Museum Project event at Hammer Museum, where he read Oh, [...] »

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Armie Hammer, Wife Elizabeth Chambers Expecting First Child Together

2 June 2014 11:04 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Armie Hammer's social network is about to get a little bigger! The Lone Ranger star and his wife, Elizabeth Chambers, are expecting their first child together later this year, his rep confirms to Us Weekly. "They talk about having a couple, though they're thrilled with one now," a source tells Us of the parents-to-be. "They treated their dog as a good warmup." The Social Network actor, 27, also got some valuable experience at the May 18 Kids' Art Museum Project event at Hammer Museum, where he read Oh, [...] »

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Speed Read: Are Charlize and Sean Ready to Get Married?

2 June 2014 7:02 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Source: Getty / Jason Merritt Charlize Theron and Sean Penn reportedly want to get married and "grow their family" together. Chris Brown has been released from prison after almost three months behind bars. He was sentenced to a year in jail after violating his probation earlier this year. Melissa Etheridge got married over the weekend to longtime partner Linda Wallem and shared a sweet photo from the ceremony. Armie Hammer and his wife, Elizabeth Chambers, are expecting their first baby later this year. Miley Cyrus's home was robbed. Burglars stole jewelry and her Maserati car. Khloé Kardashian posted a controversial photo with her boyfriend, French Montana, in which he's holding a gun and she's guzzling champagne. Here's one more reason to love Channing Tatum: he made this adorable graphic for his daughter, Everly, to wish his "angel" a happy birthday: Maleficent set records for Angelina Jolie at the box office. »

- Alyse Whitney

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Armie Hammer's Wife Elizabeth Chambers Is Pregnant With Couple's First Child

2 June 2014 7:01 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Armie Hammer's going to be a dad, y'all! The Lone Ranger star's wife, TV host Elizabeth Chambers, is pregnant with the couple's first child, Hammer's rep confirms to E! News. (People was first to report the baby news.) The dad-to-be, 27, and his wife, 31, celebrated their 4-year wedding anniversary on May 22. Funnily enough, though, the pair's first date wasn't necessarily the kind of outing you'd think would lead to marriage. As he explained to Playboy last year, he and Chambers "were supposed to go skeet shooting....but it started to rain so we ended up going to a bunch of art galleries and then a porn store instead." And not to make baby Hammer blush while he or she »

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K5 lands Mine with Armie Hammer

13 May 2014 11:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: K5 International has snapped up psychological thriller Mine, produced by Peter Safran (The Conjuring) and starring Armie Hammer.

K5 will present the project to buyers on the Croisette from today.

Mine, co-directed and written by Fabio Guaglione and Fabio Resinaro, follows Hammer as a soldier who finds himself stranded in the desert after a failed assassination mission. Tired and thirsty, he is horribly exposed to the elements and must survive the many dangers of the desert while also battling the psychological toll of his treacherous situation.

Safran is producing the film through the Safran Company, which will also finance the project. Hammer is executive producer with Joan Mao co-producing.  Production is set to start September in the Canary Islands. 

Wme, who represents Hammer is handling the film’s Us sale with Safran.  K5 is handling all other international rights. 

Hammer, star of The Social Network, will next be seen in The Man From Uncle in the »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Chiwetel Ejiofor to Lead Secret, Tatiana Maslany in Talks for Woman In Gold, Anthony Mackie Joins Christmas Comedy, and More

13 May 2014 1:58 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

We’ve got quite a bit of casting announcements to attend to as the Cannes Film Festival and market are getting underway.  Briefly: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Gwyneth Paltrow will lead the crime thriller The Secret in Their Eyes, which marks the directorial debut of Billy Ray. Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany is in talks to join Helen Mirren in the Holocaust drama Woman in Gold. Anthony Mackie is in talks to join Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in an untitled Christmas comedy. Benjamin Walker has replaced Armie Hammer in the psychological thriller 2:22. Hit the jump for more details on the aforementioned casting. Per Deadline, 12 Years a Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor and Gwyneth Paltrow will lead the crime thriller The Secret in Their Eyes, which will be the directorial debut of Oscar-nominated Captain Phillips and The Hunger Games screenwriter Billy Ray.  The film is an adaptation of the 2009 Best Foreign »

- Adam Chitwood

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Makeup/Hair Guild Announces Next Year's Awards Season Dates

7 May 2014 4:10 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild 2015 Awards dates announced (photo: Jared Leto in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’) The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild 2015 Awards ceremony honoring make-up artists and hair stylists in movies, television, commercials, and live theater will be held on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at Paramount Studios. Iatse (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees) Local 706 President Susan Cabral-Ebert announced the Guild’s awards ceremony date earlier today, May 7, 2014. The submissions and voting timeline for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild 2015 Awards is the following: Submissions Open - Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Submissions Close - Friday, November 21, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. (Pt) Voting for Nominations Begins - Monday, December 8, 2014 Voting for Nominations Close - Tuesday, January 6, 2015 Nominations Announced - Thursday, January 8, 2015 Final Ballot Voting Begins - Monday, January 19, 2015 Final Ballot Voting Close - Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. (Pt) Winners Announced at the Local 706 Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards - Saturday, »

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Armie Hammer Will Struggle To Survive The Desert In 'Mine'

6 May 2014 8:50 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

The classic "Human versus The Elements" formula has been finding new life at the multiplex in recent years. Liam Neeson turned it into a surprise hit a few years back with The Grey, and Sandra Bullock gave us an even more successful version of that story with last year's Gravity. In a world where it's easy to start stacking A-list cast members in a story of survival, it's sometimes the best idea to focus on just one very talented actor that could use a break. Which is exactly the situation Armie Hammer has found himself in after last year's disastrous The Lone Ranger, and as luck (or a really good agent) would have it, he's landed himself just that type of role in a project named Mine. Co-directed and co-written by relative unknowns Fabio Guaglione and Fabio Resinaro, Variety describes Mine as a film about: "A soldier who, after a »

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Lupita Nyong'o, Sofia Vergara and More Stars Set to Attend the 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner

2 May 2014 4:21 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner is tomorrow and you can bet the guest list is star-studded! So which of your favorite Hollywood stars are expected to attend Saturday's bash besides President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and this year's host Joel McHale? 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen and star Lupita Nyong'o will be sitting at Time's table, along with director Alfonso Cuaron, Armie Hammer, Elizabeth Chambers and Dallas star Patrick Duffy. New mom Kerry Washington won't be in attendance this year, but her Scandal costars Tony Goldwyn, Bellamy Young and Darby Stanchfield will be enjoying the night at ABC's table. Seated with them will also be Jesse »

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A Guide to the Stars' Table Mates at the White House Correspondents Dinner

2 May 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Politics may make strange bedfellows, but Washington D.C.'s most star-studded night always makes for some interesting table talk. At the 100th annual White House Correspondents Association dinner, emceed this year by Joel McHale, expect to see the usual oddball mix of celebrities seated with politicians seated with media folk, who host tables in a massive ballroom under the Washington Hilton. To the uninitiated, watching the A-listers make their way to their seats seems a bit like Harry Potter's Hogwarts "sorting hat" is at work sending each boldface name to the right place. Where's Anna Kendrick headed? She'll be at the Huffington Post's table, »

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Casting: Hammer, Brody, Cleese, Chung, Bloom

1 May 2014 7:11 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Mine

Armie Hammer is set to star in Fabio Guaglione and Fabio Resinaro's psychological thriller "Mine" at the Safran Company. Filming begins this Fall.

Hammer will play a soldier who, after a failed assassination mission, finds himself stranded in the desert where he struggles to survive. [Source: Variety]

Patient

Adrien Brody, Dustin Hoffman and Alain Delon will star in producer Valery Saharyan's "Patient" which deals with the Armenian Genocide.

The story follows Armenian composer Komitas, who after witnessing the horrors of the genocide, was not able to recover from the shock he experienced. He died after staying in a psychiatric clinic in Paris for 20 years. [Source: Arka]

The B Team

John Cleese has joined the cast of Chris Cottam's spy spoof "The B Team" for American Entertainment and Meyers Media Group. The story follows much of the cast of "Baywatch" who reunite to take down an arch-criminal (Cleese) who is a big fan of the show. »

- Garth Franklin

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Casting Net: Melissa McCarthy comedy adds Allison Janney, Morena Baccarin; Plus, Rob Lowe, more

30 April 2014 4:55 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Allison Janney (The West Wing) and Morena Baccarin (Homeland) will both play CIA agents in Paul Feig’s Spy, which is currently filming in Europe. The comedy, about a CIA analyst who gets a shot at field work, reunites the Bridesmaids director with Melissa McCarthy and Rose Byrne, while Jude Law, Jason Statham, and Bobby Cannavale round out the ensemble cast. [Deadline; THR]

Rob Lowe has boarded Monster Trucks. Plot details are being kept under wraps for the live-action/animation hybrid, which will also feature Thomas LennonDanny Glover, Jane Levy, Amy Ryan, and Lucas Till. [Deadline]

Tim Blake Nelson (O Brother, Where Art Thou? »

- Lindsey Bahr

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