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Watch The Gunman teaser: Sean Penn goes on the run

27 February 2015 4:37 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Sean Penn goes on the run from the most dangerous "company" in the world in the new trailer for The Gunman.

Penn plays an international assassin who is targeted by his own devious employer (Javier Bardem) when a mission goes awry.

In an adventure that spans Europe, Martin Terrier (Penn) has to stay one step ahead of dangerous forces that seek to erase him from history.

The film also features action movie veterans Idris Elba and Ray Winstone, as well as Wolf Hall's Mark Rylance and True Blood's Peter Franzén.

The project comes from director Pierre Morel, the filmmaker behind action blockbusters From Paris with Love and Taken.

The Gunman opens on March 20 in the Us and the UK. »

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Taken 3 coming to Blu-ray this April

27 February 2015 1:23 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has officially announced the home entertainment release of Taken 3 starring Liam Neeson, which will arrive in the Us on April 21st.

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Directed by Olivier Megaton, Taken 3 sees Neeson joined by returning stars Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace and Leland Orser alongside Forest Whitaker (The Butler), Dougray Scott (Hemlock Grove), Sam Spruell (Snow White and the Huntsman). The film has so far taken over $285 million at the worldwide box-office, and while it is said to be the concluding part of the franchise, don’t be surprised if this isn’t the last we see of Mills and his special skills.

The hunter becomes the hunted when Liam Neeson returns as former CIA operative Bryan Mills, who finds himself framed for the brutal murder of his ex-wife (Famke Janssen). Consumed with rage, and pursued by a savvy police inspector (Forest Whitaker), Mills »

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The Gunman: first look at new poster

27 February 2015 2:58 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Sean Penn stars in The Gunman, from the director of the good Taken movie. Here's an exclusive look at the new poster...

We're looking forward to this one. Sean Penn is taking the lead in a new movie from the director of the original - and best - Taken movie. That'd be the first one, of course, and the director concerned is Pierre Morel.

The movie is called The Gunman, and it stars Penn as a former Special Forces soldier and military contractor, who is trying to clear his name. Idris Elba, Javier Bardem, Ray Winstone and Mark Rylance co-star in the film, which arrives in UK cinemas on March 20th 2015.

And we've got our paws on the new poster for the film. It's exclusive too, although given this is the internet, it will not be exclusive for very long. But we'll enjoy our moment in the sun.

Over to Mr Penn, »

- simonbrew

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Idris Elba And Sean Penn Star In New Trailer & Posters For The Gunman

24 February 2015 8:37 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Sean Penn, Idris Elba and Jasmine Trinca are driven by the truth in the brand new character posters for The Gunman.

Check out a brand new trailer below.

The Gunman is from Pierre Morel, the director of Taken and The Transporter. The action thriller also features Ray Winstone and Mark Rylance.

The Gunman hits theaters March 20, 2015.

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One Shot Changes Everything for Sean Penn in The Gunman

24 February 2015 4:00 PM, PST | Filmonic.com | See recent Filmonic news »

The Gunman is an upcoming action thriller from the director of Taken, Pierre Morel, starring Sean Penn and Javier Bardem. This is the latest Us trailer for the film. As much as the last two Taken films have sucked, the first one is still pretty decent if not a bit dated. What I’m trying to […]

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'Magic Mike Xxl', 'Insidious 3', 'Self/less' and More in Today's MPAA Ratings Bulletin

24 February 2015 2:35 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

This week's batch of MPAA ratings include the upcoming Sean Penn actioner The Gunman receiving an R-rating, which I guess means Taken director Pierre Morel was given a little bit of a longer leash than he was on Taken when it comes to violence. How will Penn stack up to Liam Neesonc Another R-rating goes to Magic Mike Xxl as the stripper sequel will see Channing Tatum and the boys getting inappropriate with strong sexual content, pervasive language, some nudity and a little bit o' drug use. All in a day's work amiritec Alan Rickman's A Little Chaos is the other R-rated feature on the board as the Kate Winslet starrer is still looking for a release date. Otherwise we have a large group of PG-13s for the likes of Insidious: Chapter 3, the new Nicolas Sparks adaptation The Longest Ride and Tarsem Singh's Self/less, which was »

- Brad Brevet

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Taken 3 Gets the Unrated Treatment as Digital HD, DVD and Blu-ray Release Dates Revealed

24 February 2015 8:12 AM, PST | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Liam Neeson and his particular set of skills take a third and final lap through a sea of violence in Taken 3, the second Taken sequel that twists the conventional formula by having Bryan Mills (Neeson) framed for a brutal crime and pursued relentlessly by the authorities. Fox Home Entertainment has announced the Taken 3 Blu-ray release date falls on April 21, 2015 (same with DVD), while the Taken 3 Digital HD release date gets a head start on Thursday, April 2.

Taken 3, which also starts Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace, wasn't quite as successful as the second installment at the domestic and worldwide box office but still has performed extremely well and further cemented Neeson as a top action star draw. North American box office earnings currently sit at $87.6 million, while worldwide business has reached $285.8 million. For comparison, Taken 2 finished just under $140 million domestically and $376.1 million worldwide.

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New Trailer For The Gunman Loads Up

24 February 2015 2:38 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Still not satisfied with his fill of one-man army action films, Taken director Pierre Morel is loading what could be a brand new franchise led by Sean Penn.

Rarely stepping into such dangerous territory, the Academy Award winning actor looks to be handling it just fine as he’s running around, shooting in all directions and maybe even making Bryan Mills to shiver in his steel-toed boots in The Gunman.

Based on the book of the same name, The Gunman sees Penn as an ex-special ops fella, Jim Terrier, who is trying to live the quiet life but unable to shake the horrors of his past. In a quest for redemption, Terrier tries to unveil the errors of one particular mission leading to all those involved to set their sights on our hero. Naturally being the henchman-dispatching badass that he is, Terrier won’t go down without a fight, and »

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Latest Trailer For The Gunman

23 February 2015 12:42 PM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

There have already been a couple of trailers for Sean Penn’s swerve into Liam-Neeson-in-Taken-style action thrillers with The Gunman, courtesy of the franchise’s own Pierre Morel. Here comes the third example ahead of the movie’s arrival in March.Penn plays Jim Terrier, a former special forces-type still haunted by the things he did when he was on active duty. And one particular mission is itching at his conscience, a job that was supposed to help people, but ended up more in tragedy than triumph.So when he decides to find out what really happened, he becomes the target of his former fellow shooters and bosses, with the likes of Mark Rylance, Idris Elba and Javier Bardem clouding the picture with different degrees of sinisterness. Ray Winstone, his old mucker, and his girlfriend Jasmine Trinca are probably going to regret getting involved.With a script by »

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Sean Penn Is Trigger Happy In New Trailer For The Gunman

23 February 2015 12:38 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Following on from Sean Penn’s frankly bizarre Oscars comments last night, Open Road Films has dropped a new trailer for his upcoming action thriller, The Gunman. Was the decision to unleash the preview to perhaps capitalize on the actor’s oddball antics, or simply because it opens in theaters next month? Whatever the reason, an exciting new preview is now online for your viewing pleasure.

As previous teasers have pointed out – the film is directed by Taken‘s Pierre Morel. That admission appears to serve as a badge of merit, to prove that the director’s latest venture will be equally as badass. And by the looks of things, that statement is entirely accurate. Running at just over a minute, it’s a fast-paced tease with a booming score and plenty of explosions.

Starring Penn as James Terrier, a former military specialist plagued by Ptsd, the movie chronicles his »

- Gem Seddon

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Sean Penn is Armed and on the Run in the Second 'Gunman' Trailer

23 February 2015 11:45 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

After handing out the award for Best Picture last night, Sean Penn is back today in the secondm quick trailer for The Gunman, the latest thriller from Taken director Pierre Morel. Penn just happens to be getting some flack today for saying "Who gave this son of a bitch his green card?" when he handed an Oscar to Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, but the filmmaker knew it was a harmless joke. However, Penn certainly isn't messing around in what could be a whole new phase to his career. However, not every aging actor can follow the same trajectory as Liam Neeson did, though it's sometimes entertaining to see them try. Watch? Here's the quick new trailer for Pierre Morel's The Gunman from YouTube: You can still watch the first Us trailer for The Gunman right here. The Gunman is directed by Pierre Morel (Taken, From Paris with Love, District B13 »

- Ethan Anderton

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Watch: Sean Penn Returns From The Oscars With A New Trailer For 'The Gunman'

23 February 2015 10:58 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

In a night filled with oddball decisions, we're not sure who decided to lug out a comatose Sean Penn to close off the Oscars with a misjudged green card joke, coupled with an attitude that he'd rather be anywhere else, but Open Road is hoping to get some post-awards show leverage. They've just dropped a new trailer for Penn's next flick "The Gunman." So let's take a look, shall we? Co-starring heavyweights Javier Bardem, Idris Elba and Ray Winstone, but don't get too excited. This is from the director of "Taken," and tells a story worthy of Liam Neeson, involving an operative who is drawn back into a dangerous game because of something or other yadda yadda yadda growl grunt explosion. You know the drill. Frankly, I woulda figured this was beneath Penn's paygrade, but I guess not. "The Gunman" unloads on March 20th. Watch below. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Three character posters for The Gunman featuring Sean Penn, Idris Elba and Jasmine Trinca

23 February 2015 2:30 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Three new character posters have been released for The Gunman, director Pierre Morel’s (Taken) latest action thriller, featuring Sean Penn (Gangster Squad), Idris Elba (Luther) and Jasmine Trinca (Saint Laurent). Check them out…

An adaptation of Jean-Patrick Manchette’s “The Prone Gunman.” Sean Penn stars as Jim Terrier, an international operative who is betrayed by the organization he worked for, and must go on the run in a relentless game of cat and mouse across Europe.

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for The Gunman here

The Gunman is set for release on March 20th, with a cast that also includes Mark Rylance (Bing), Ray Winstone (Noah) and Javier Bardem (Skyfall).

 

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- Gary Collinson

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Andrew Edwards Joins Zero Gravity Management

20 February 2015 12:59 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Andrew Edwards has just joined Zero Gravity as a manager, bringing in such clients as Maggie Grace (Taken), Trai Byers (Empire), Skyler Gisondo (Vacation, Night At Museum 2), and Andy Allo who is now a series regular on NBC’s Warrior. They join the Zero Gravity Management roster of over 200 clients which includes Kellan Lutz, Will Yun Lee (Warrior), Grace Park (Hawaii Five-o) Diego Klattenhoff (The Blacklist), Rochelle Aytes (Mistresses), and Wilson Bethel (Hart Of… »

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Andrew Edwards Joins Zero Gravity Management

20 February 2015 12:59 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Andrew Edwards has just joined Zero Gravity as a manager, bringing in such clients as Maggie Grace (Taken), Trai Byers (Empire), Skyler Gisondo (Vacation, Night At Museum 2), and Andy Allo who is now a series regular on NBC’s Warrior. They join the Zero Gravity Management roster of over 200 clients which includes Kellan Lutz, Will Yun Lee (Warrior), Grace Park (Hawaii Five-o) Diego Klattenhoff (The Blacklist), Rochelle Aytes (Mistresses), and Wilson Bethel (Hart Of… »

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Maggie Grace Is Engaged!

19 February 2015 6:55 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Maggie Grace may be best known for acting opposite Liam Neeson in the Taken saga. But she just took a big step with her real leading man. The former Lost actress is preparing to tie the knot with boyfriend Matthew Cooke - having announced their engagement Wednesday in a pair of glamorous photos on Instagram. "Matthew Cooke & I are so excited to share our engagement with you guys! I could not feel more grateful to share my life with this incredible man," she wrote in one of the captions. Grace, 31, also quoted the Persian poet Rumi, writing: "The minute I heard my first love story, »

- Tim Nudd, @nudd

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Maggie Grace Engaged!

18 February 2015 9:20 PM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Maggie Grace is engaged to Matthew Cooke.

The "Taken" star announced the news on Instagram on Wednesday.

"The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers do not finally meet somewhere. They are in each other all along. ~Rumi," the actress wrote, quoting the poet Rumi in the caption of her Instagram photo.

Photos: Couples Who Got Engaged In 2015

"Matthew Cooke & I are so excited to share our engagement with you guys! I could not feel more grateful to share my life with ...

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Eric Bana joins King Arthur

12 February 2015 8:29 AM, PST | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Eric Bana has joined the cast of 'Knights Of The Round Table: King Arthur'. The 'Deliver Us From Evil' actor will play Uther, the father of Charlie Hunnam's Arthur, in Guy Ritchie's forthcoming movie, Variety reports. According to the industry publication, the role ''isn't the biggest'' but the director and studio Warner Bros. were keen to get a big name for the part and initially considered 'Taken' star Liam Neeson for the role. As well as Eric and Charlie, Astrid Berges-Frisbey is on board to play Guinevere, while the filmmaker's 'Sherlock Holmes' actor Jude Law - who played Watson opposite Robert Downey Jr. in the title role - is in talks to play the villain. Plot details from Joby Harold's script are being kept under wraps, but the movie is due for release on July 22, 2016. It is hoped the film will be successful enough to kick-start a franchise, »

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John Travolta Gets His Own Taken-Esque Action Movie

11 February 2015 10:02 PM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Chuck Russell might seem to be the very model of a Hollywood director for hire, but that’s not to say his movies are washouts. His 80s remake of The Blob is much more interesting than the original, and The Mask proved to be one of the best Jim Carrey vehicles in decades of work. Indeed, he’s actually only directed a handful of pictures, and there’s something appealing about almost all of them. By which I mean “apart from The Scorpion King.”

Russell’s next picture is likely to be the vigilante action film I am Wrath, and it looks like he might be getting John Travolta as his star. That doesn’t sound like a bad way to spend a few months.

According to The Wrap, Travolta will play “a man out for vigilante justice after a group of corrupt cops are unable to catch his wife’s killer. »

- Brendon Connelly

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Casting: Travolta, Berry, Bridges, Molina

11 February 2015 4:45 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

I Am Wrath

John Travolta is in talks to star in the Chuck Russell-directed indie action-thriller "I Am Wrath" for Patriot Pictures. Michael Mendelsohn, Nick Vallelonga and Richard Salvatore are producing and filming begins next month in Ohio.

Travolta will play a man out for vigilante justice after a group of corrupt cops are unable to catch his wife’s killer. Paul Sloan penned the script based on a story by Yvan Gauthier, and the hope is this will be to Travolta what "Taken" was to Liam Neeson. [Source: The Wrap]

Mother

Universal Pictures has acquired the action comedy pitch "Mother" which will be developed as a star vehicle for Halle Berry. Berry and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas will produce and Pablo Fenjves will write the screenplay. [Source: Deadline]

The Emperor's Children

Jeff Bridges is attached to star in Lake Bell's adaptation of Claire Messud's best-selling novel "The Emperor's Children" for Imagine Entertainment. Brian Grazer, »

- Garth Franklin

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