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Casino Royale Helmer Martin Campbell in Early Talks to Direct Hunter Killer

8 hours ago | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The game of Hot Potato over the spy thriller Hunter Killer continues.  The film has seen directors like Phillip Noyce, Antoine Fuqua, and most recently McG attached at one point or another, but has failed to come to fruition in the years that it’s been in development.  Relativity is still trying, though, and The Wrap now reports that Casino Royale helmer Martin Campbell is in early talks to direct the pic, which is an adaptation of the novel Firing Point by George Wallace and Don Keith.  The story revolves around an American sub commander and a Navy Seal team that must rescue the Russian president and defeat a renegade admiral who’s attempting a coup. Campbell hasn’t directed a film since 2011’s Green Lantern, and while he wasn’t a great match for superhero material, he helmed the excellent The Mask of Zorro and rebooted the James Bond »

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Gottfried John obituary

8 September 2014 9:02 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

German actor whose unconventional looks helped bring him villainous roles in Rainer Werner Fassbinder's films

It was inevitable that the German actor Gottfried John, with his gaunt features, low cheekbones, raspy voice and boxer's flattened nose, would play villains. In commercial terms, the culmination of his 20-year stage, cinema and television career came when John was cast as the perfidious Russian general Arkady Ourumov, James Bond's nemesis, in GoldenEye (1995), the highest-earning Bond film since Moonraker, 16 years previously.

However, for cinephiles, it was not the name of Bond with which John, who has died of cancer aged 74, was immediately associated, but that of the German wunderkind director Rainer Werner Fassbinder for whom he appeared in five features, most significantly as the poisonous Reinhold Hoffmann in the 14-part television series Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980), based on Alfred Döblin's novel.

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Gottfried John, ‘GoldenEye’ Villain, Fassbinder Actor, Dies at 72

3 September 2014 5:31 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Gottfried John, who portrayed villainous Gen. Arkady Grigorovich Ourumov in the James Bond film “GoldenEye,” starring Pierce Brosnan, and was assocciated with German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder, has died near Munich, Germany. He was 72.

The actor also appeared in Taylor Hackford’s Meg Ryan-Russell Crowe vehicle “Proof of Life” (1999); the same year he appeared in “Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar,” starring Christian Clavier and Gerard Depardieu.

He also guested on an episode of Lance Henricksen series “Millennium.”

John was among the stars of Fassbinder’s “Berlin Alexanderplatz” (1980) and “The Marriage of Maria Braun” (1979), and he also appeared in the director’s “Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven” (1975), “In a Year with 13 Moons” (1978) “Despair” (1978) and 1981’s “Lili Marleen,” in addition to Fassbinder’s TV work, 1972 miniseries “Eight Hours Are Not a Day,” 1973 miniseries “World on a Wire” and 1977’s “The Stationmaster’s Wife.”

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Gottfried John, ‘GoldenEye’ Villain, Fassbinder Actor, Dies at 72

3 September 2014 5:31 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Gottfried John, who portrayed villainous Gen. Arkady Grigorovich Ourumov in the James Bond film “GoldenEye,” starring Pierce Brosnan, and was assocciated with German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder, has died near Munich, Germany. He was 72.

The actor also appeared in Taylor Hackford’s Meg Ryan-Russell Crowe vehicle “Proof of Life” (1999); the same year he appeared in “Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar,” starring Christian Clavier and Gerard Depardieu.

He also guested on an episode of Lance Henricksen series “Millennium.”

John was among the stars of Fassbinder’s “Berlin Alexanderplatz” (1980) and “The Marriage of Maria Braun” (1979), and he also appeared in the director’s “Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven” (1975), “In a Year with 13 Moons” (1978) “Despair” (1978) and 1981’s “Lili Marleen,” in addition to Fassbinder’s TV work, 1972 miniseries “Eight Hours Are Not a Day,” 1973 miniseries “World on a Wire” and 1977’s “The Stationmaster’s Wife.”

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GoldenEye actor Gottfried John dies, aged 72

3 September 2014 1:53 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

German actor Gottfried John has died, aged 72.

The character actor was best known internationally for his role of James Bond villain General Ourumov in 1995's GoldenEye.

He was a star of German theatre, film and TV for several decades, and was part of a group of actors who worked with director Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

His work with Fassbinder included The Marriage of Maria Braun, Lili Marleen and the TV series Berlin Alexanderplatz.

Following his role in GoldenEye, he appeared in a number of international films including Volker Schlondorff's The Ogre, Proof of Life and the 1999 adaptation of Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar.

He also provided the German voice of Shifu in Kung Fu Panda 2, originally played by Dustin Hoffman.

John died in Munich on September 1 after battling cancer. He is survived by his wife Barbara.

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Gottfried John, Who Played James Bond Villain, Dead at 72

2 September 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Gottfried John, actor most famous for his role as James Bond villain General Arkady Grigorovich Ourumov in GoldenEye passed away this morning at age 72, after a long bout with cancer. He is survived by his wife Barbara.

Gottfried John Dead At 72

John was mostly known for his filmwork in his native Germany for such films as Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar, Berlin Alexanderplatz, and his collaborations with director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. In America, John was known for his appearence on the TV series Millennium, as well as films such as Proof of Life, The Marriage of Maria Braun and GoldenEye.

Gottfried John and James Bond

John has a significant place among Bond villains. His role as the villainous general was lauded as arguably the best of the Pierce Brosnan era. As General Ourumov, John was raspy and quiet; gruff and solidly powerful — a far cry from many of the Bond »

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Social Media Buzz: ‘November Man’ Labors to Overcome ‘As Above, So Below’

29 August 2014 2:18 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend’s new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in the appendix below) over the seven days leading up to their release, when marketing campaigns should be at their peak.

“As Above, So Below” Universal, Legendary

The summer has been hard on Hollywood and 2014 has been even harsher on horror in particular, with most movies hovering around $10 million opening weekends. Only “Purge: Anarchy” really broke out, capitalizing on the success of the 2013 iteration to slash its way to $29.8 million on opening. “As Above, So Below” delves into the Paris catacombs for its scares and looks set to be the next horror movie to land around that $10 million mark for the three-day weekend.

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Spotlight on the Stars: Pierce Brosnan

27 August 2014 2:10 PM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to take a go a bit old school and take a look at an A-lister who’s been around for a while now…Pierce Brosnan. A very charming actor, he went from being well known and well liked on television to a mega star when he became one of the notable few ever to essay the role of secret agent 007 in the James Bond franchise. Brosnan has also been one of the more successful post Bond actors, doing his best not to be defined by the iconic role. As such, he’s retained that A-list status and is well deserving of today’s spotlight piece. Here we go! Brosnan had his beginnings on television, in made for TV movies and bit parts, before he became a known commodity with his series Remington Steele. That show made him a small screen star (and »

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Pierce Brosnan's Mom is Unspeakably Adorable

26 August 2014 12:54 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

We are officially jealous of this mother-son bonding.

We are officially jealous of this mother-son bonding.

90's James Bond Pierce Brosnan was leaving lunch in NYC with his mother, and from the look of things, she is absolutely delightful.

See Also: Stars Share Pics of Their Cute Kids

First of all, what a class act. The secret agent himself takes his mother out for a day on the town, And holds her hand! With a son like that, we'd rock a "best day ever" face too.

Read: 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Co-Star Pierce Brosnan Shares Memories Of Robin Williams

Absolutely adorable.

We love you Mary May Smith!

One reason Pierce might be such a good son is he obviously didn't spend too much time in his room playing video games. Jimmy Fallon challenged Pierce to some Nintendo Goldeneye, and the result is priceless. Watch the video below.

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Listed: Cinema's best spies

26 August 2014 11:16 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Pierce Brosnan returns to the world of on-screen espionage this week when the Irish actor plays the titular spook in Roger Donaldson’s spy thriller The November Man. The 61-year-old star is of course no stranger to the spy game having stepped into 007’s iconic tuxedo during the mid-nineties for his first Bond effort GoldenEye. But Brosnan’s most recent special agent adventure got us to thinking, who is the best spy to ever grace the silver screen?

So grab your laser watches, a black turtleneck and a secret identity and join us as we run down cinema’s 10 best spooks. »

- Daniel Bettridge

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Pierce Brosnan Talks The November Man, Reuniting with Roger Donaldson, Future November Man Films, Playing Goldeneye on N64 and More

25 August 2014 4:51 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Opening this week is director Roger Donaldson’s (The Bank Job, No Way Out) action thriller The November Man.  Based on Bill Granger’s novel There are No Spies from the bestselling November Man book series, the film stars Pierce Brosnan as an ex-cia operative who is lured out of retirement on a personal mission.  While on the assignment, he finds himself trying to protect a valuable witness (Olga Kurylenko) while his former pupil (Luke Bracey) is trying to hunt him down.  The film also stars Eliza TaylorCaterina ScorsoneBill Smitrovich and Will Patton.  For more on The November Man, watch the trailer or check out all our previous coverage.  Last week at the Los Angeles press day I was able to speak with Brosnan.  He talked about reuniting with Roger Donaldson, getting back into the action genre, casting Luke Bracey, filming in Belgrade, future projects, the last time »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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Top 5: Sin City: A Dame To Kill For, Men, Women & Children Trailer, Pierce Brosnan Plays Goldeneye 007, Outcast, Chinese Movie Theater Texting

23 August 2014 1:04 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Available now on VOD and DVD is writer/director Joshua Zeman's urban legend documentary Killer Legends. For those who've seen Zeman's solid 2009 effort Cropsey, Killer Legends is a continuation of the filmmaker's interest not just in urban legends but in the real stories behind the tales. Rather than focus on one subject like its predecessor, though, Legends is made up of four vignettes each devoted to a true crime that helped shape some of our most widely recognized legends: The Candyman, The Killer Clown, The Babysitter Murders, and The Hookman. Individually, I found Zeman's look at "The Hookman" and its ties to the "Moonlight Murders" of Texarkana in 1946 (the inspiration for Charles B. Pierce's The Town That Dreaded Sundown) to be the strongest of the four. On the whole, the doc is a fascinating project that seamlessly blends elements of crime, horror, and nostalgia as you recall the »

- Jason Barr

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'Bond 24' Looking to Cast a New, Iconic Henchman

23 August 2014 12:30 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Who was the last memorable henchman in a James Bond filmc I have to say it was probably Famke Janssen as Xenia Onatopp in Goldeneye... rightc Before her I would say Jaws (Richart Kiel) and Oddjob (Harold Sakata) are most memorable to me, but it most certainly has been a while since a Bond villain had a satisfying henchman to do his/her dirty work, but a new report from James Bond Radio suggest that may be changing with Bond 24. The report says director Sam Mendes is looking to bring back the henchman with a character named Hinx, with the following character description, reportedly directly from the casting agency: Hinx (Male, 30 - 45) Ideally over 6c 2c. Hinx is the main henchman/assassin. We are looking for an imposing extremely physically fit actor. He has several fights with Bond and will have to have stunt training. He has to drive. »

- Brad Brevet

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"Bond 24" Wants A Henchman, Austrian Locale

23 August 2014 9:57 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Whilst "Skyfall" saw the return of some of the more iconic elements of the James Bond franchise, one element that was missing is that of an iconic henchman - the last one arguably being Famke Janssen's Xenia Onatopp in "Goldeneye".

A new report over at James Bond Radio claims that the twenty-fourth Bond film's director Sam Mendes is aiming to fill that gap and is looking for just such an actor.

This one will apparently be less about crushing men between their thighs and more in line with the tall and imposing types from earlier films like Jaws (Richard Kiel) or Red Grant (Martin Shaw). There's even a description:

Hinx (Male, 30 – 45) - Ideally over 6' 2". Hinx is the main henchman/assassin. We are looking for an imposing extremely physically fit actor. He has several fights with Bond and will have to have stunt training. He has to drive. We »

- Garth Franklin

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Before he was James Bond: Pierce Brosnan turned down a chance to play Batman

21 August 2014 1:46 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Pierce Brosnan may be best known for playing suave secret agent James Bond, but the dapper Irish actor almost filled the shoes of another famous fictional hero: Batman. Unsurprisingly, Brosnan admitted during a Reddit Ama this week that he regrets turning down an offer to star as the Caped Crusader in Tim Burton's 1989 smash hit. The "November Man" star was one of several big names -- including Mel Gibson, Kevin Costner and Bill Murray (!) up for the role that ultimately went to Michael Keaton. "I went and met with Tim Burton for the role of Batman," Brosnan revealed. "But I just couldn't really take it seriously, any man who wears his underpants outside his pants just cannot be taken seriously. That was my foolish take on it. It was a joke, I thought. But how wrong was I? Don't get me wrong, because I love Batman, and I grew up on Batman. »

- Dave Lewis

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Sr Geek Picks: Pierce Brosnan Plays ‘GoldenEye 007′, Pinky and the Brain Als Challenge & More

21 August 2014 10:27 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find The Roots’ Summer Blockbuster Rap; Pierce Brosnan Plays GoldenEye 007; Sin City in the form of an 8 bit video game; Pinky And The Brain Accepting The Als Ice Bucket Challenge; and Genius Shower Thoughts With Nick Offerman. All that and more on this edition of Sr’s Geek Picks!

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you could be featured in a future post!

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Pierce Brosnan Plays GoldenEye 007 with Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon fulfills a childhood dream by playing the Nintendo 64 video game GoldenEye 007 against former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan.

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Pierce Brosnan Plays GoldenEye 007 on N64 with Jimmy Fallon

21 August 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

I spent a lot of time back in the day playing GoldenEye 007 on the Nintendo 64. The game is based on the movie that starred Pierce Brosnan as James Bond. The actor was recently a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and during the show, Fallon fulfilled his dream of playing GoldenEye 007 on the N64 with Brosnan. It is actually really fun watching these two guys play the game. I would love a chance to play GoldenEye 007 with Brosnan!

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See What Happens When James Bond Plays His Own Video Game

20 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Fallon got to fulfill a childhood dream and play the 1997 Nintendo 64 video game GoldenEye 007 with former Bond star Pierce Brosnan. Sometimes life just isn’t fair. GoldenEye 007 was one of the games that helped elevate the platform to a realistic style, popularizing the first-person shooter, creating an immersive atmosphere. Brosnan only appeared in four 007 films, between 1995 and 2002. He had the good looks and charm of James Bond, but some audiences felt he lacked a lethal side. “I have no desire to watch myself as James Bond. 'Cause it’s just never good enough. It’s a horrible feeling,” the Irish actor told the Telegraph in April. Unfortunately for Brosnan, Fallon kicks his butt in this video — but...

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What's Trending: A Response to Ice Bucket Haters, Waking a Grouchy Dog, and More!

20 August 2014 1:59 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Anyone who is hating on the Als Ice Bucket Challenge should watch the touching video above. Speaking of Ice Bucket Challenges, Emily Blunt and John Krasinski won for cutest couple, and George W. Bush earned the title of most surprising entry. Wait, did that fish just eat a shark!? Nicki Minaj put Taylor Swift's twerking to shame when she released the very Nsfw music video for her new single, "Anaconda." Meet Mo'ne Davis, the young pitcher who became the first-ever Little Leaguer to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated. (Oh, and she can throw a mean strike, too.) Pierce Brosnan played your favorite Nintendo 64 game, GoldenEye 007, and he was terrible at it. This cute dog feels exactly the same way that you do about alarm clocks. »

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Watch Pierce Brosnan play Goldeneye 007 on the N64 system with Jimmy Fallon

20 August 2014 12:26 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Over the course of its 50 year history, the James bond movie series has become an iconic part of cinema, with anyone who takes on the role of the British secret agent finding themselves forever associated with it. This has been no different for actor Pierce Brosnan, who took on the role four times over the course of seven years. The 1995 film Goldeneye, which marked his first appearance in the series, went on to spawn the Nintendo 64 game Goldeneye 007, which found its own level of success. The game and movie converged on a recent episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, as Brosnan reprised his 007 role in the game, squaring off against host Jimmy Fallon. The video can be seen below.

The post Watch Pierce Brosnan play Goldeneye 007 on the N64 system with Jimmy Fallon appeared first on Sound On Sight. »

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