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10 items from 2014


Clint Eastwood's American Sniper May be Joined by Jake McDorman and Real Navy SEALs

20 March 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Clint Eastwood is finally returning to filmmaking after a couple of years' hiatus with the Warner Bros. war movie American Sniper , starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller and Cory Hardrict ( Gran Torino and the upcoming Trancendence ), and TheWrap is reporting that the cast may be joined by TV star Jake McDorman from "Greek" and Showtime's "Shameless." The film is based on the memoir of the same name by Navy Seal Chris Kyle (co-written by Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice), who is considered to be the deadliest American sniper in military history, called "The Devil" by his enemies and Navy SEALs alike for his ten years of sniper kills numbering 150 from 1999 to 2009. Cooper is playing Kyle with Miller playing his wife Taya while McDorman is expected to »

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Aaron Paul reveals favourite Need for Speed car: 'I love the Gran Torino'

19 March 2014 6:46 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Aaron Paul has revealed his favourite car from his new movie Need for Speed.

The actor told Flicks and Bits that he most enjoyed driving the 1968 Gran Torino.

"Oh man, hands down my favourite car in the movie to drive was the 1968 Gran Torino," Paul said. "I just wanted that car so bad, I think we all wanted that car!"

He continued: "There were two identical Gran Torinos that they just gutted and made brand new.

"They're beautiful cars and super fast, but they ended up wrecking the first car in the first race by accident. David and I then fought over the remaining one, but neither of us got it."

Paul added that Scott Waugh's previous work as a stunt performer helped make the movie's action scenes particularly innovative.

"I thought it was a perfect match. Scott was born into a stunt family, a legendary stunt family," he explained. »

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My favourite TV show: Starsky & Hutch

18 March 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

For a boy stranded in a Suffolk village, David Soul and Paul Michael Glaser tearing around in a Gran Torino catching bad dudes was perfect escapism – and the source of some important lessons about friendship, girls and denim

Once upon a very long time ago, a little boy who lived in a sleepy little village in Suffolk discovered Starsky & Hutch. It was nothing like anything else he had ever come across on television before (to be fair, Blue Peter was pretty much all he'd been allowed to watch up to that point, and he was then only allowed to watch S&H because his mum thought Paul Michael Glaser was fit). It was about a world that was totally different to the one he knew. A more exciting and glamorous world. The boy was me, you may have guessed.

For anyone under about 45, Starsky & Hutch was a Us cop show »

- Sam Wollaston

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Need For Speed Review

12 March 2014 12:05 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Need for Speed straddles the line between a fun, full-throttled ode to reckless car classics and a relentlessly cheesy redemption tale that has all the nuance and intelligence of the video game it is adapted from. It also marks the first leading big-screen turn for Aaron Paul – unless you count his terrific work in the little-seen Smashed. The Breaking Bad actor is magnetic as the beleaguered, blue-collar protagonist who likes to zoom through city avenues in his Gran Torino. Unfortunately though, a limp and ludicrous screenplay ensures that Need for Speed is a bumpy road that not even the smoothest actor or director could make through without lending their careers a scratch.

Paul plays Tobey Marshall, the lone descendent in a family with an established racing legacy, although he does not quite have the prowess to race in the big leagues. Instead, Tobey works as a mechanic at a garage owned by his late father. »

- Jordan Adler

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93 Seconds with Aaron Paul

12 March 2014 8:29 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Aaron Paul attended the Cinema Society screening of his DreamWorks racecar thriller “Need for Speed” on Tuesday night at the Tribeca Grand Hotel, followed by a rooftop party at the James Hotel (where his “Breaking Bad” co-star Bryan Cranston stopped by for a nightcap). Paul spoke to Variety for 93 seconds on the red carpet.

How fast were you driving in the movie?

The fastest I got was 125, maybe 130, miles per hour.

Was it scary?

No, I’m driving super cars so it doesn’t feel like you’re driving that fast. They’d never put me in harm’s way. I went through some intense training — I signed on to do this film about 3.5 months before I started shooting, so I was just on the racetrack as often as I could be.

Did you play video games for simulation?

No, do you?

I played Mario Kart as a child.

I love Mario Kart. »

- Ramin Setoodeh

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Need For Speed Let Aaron Paul Get Out of Jesse Pinkman's Clothes

10 March 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Aaron Paul is moving on after Breaking Bad with Need For Speed, an action movie that's a little lighter in tone than his award-winning series. Need For Speed, which comes out this week, follows Paul's character, Tobey Marshall, a car-loving ex-con who gets out of jail with revenge on his mind, and to get that revenge, he has to race cross-country in the company of a girl (Imogen Poots). While the movie has Paul in locations all over the Us, we were invited to the Detroit set last Summer with a few other reporters, where we chatted with Paul about his new film and why the car-racing movie isn't like The Fast and the Furious. We also got to see Paul shoot a driving scene out on the street of the car-focused city, so of course, we also asked him exactly how much he got to drive. Were you trying »

- Shannon Vestal

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Part Memory, Part Marketing, All Cop – New TV Spot for RoboCop Recalls a Familiar Phrase

3 February 2014 8:08 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

The first trailer for José Padilha’s upcoming RoboCop set the tone nicely for what promises to be a slick sci-fi/actioner, and things have been looking good for the remake/reboot ever since.

More recently, Sony treated us to a pretty sweet IMAX poster at the end of last month. And with the blockbuster’s release just days away, the studio have released a new TV spot recalling the original’s tagline – Part Man, Part Machine – All Cop!

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years – and it’s meant billions for OmniCorp’s bottom line. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) – a loving husband, father and good cop doing »

- Kenji Lloyd

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'Need for Speed': A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Aaron Paul's Racing Epic (Photos)

29 January 2014 5:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Aaron Paul feels the need, the need for speed.

At least, that's what we walked away thinking after listening to Paul discuss his new movie, "Need for Speed," at L.A. post-production house Bandito Brothers back in October. Based on the mega-popular Electronic Arts racing video game franchise, the racing flick centers on a framed street racer, Tobey Marshall (Paul), who races cross-country, hellbent on revenge. And all involved were hellbent on making sure the racing was as realistic as possible.

"[Director] Scott [Waugh] made it very evident before I attached myself to this that he wanted me to be driving," Paul said. "He wanted all of the things, all of the action sequences to be practical. He didn't want all of this to be done behind a computer after we shot it all. So he's like, 'You're going to have to be behind the wheel and doing all these crazy races. »

- Tim Hayne

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Box Office Results: Universal's Lone Survivor Dominates Over All

12 January 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office. With lots of movies already in theaters and a number of limited releases expanding, we were given another rare case of a mainstream movie that was released in December for awards but had enough mainstream appeal to really explode at the box office. First, we had the likes of Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down and Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino , followed by Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty last year. Joining that group in a big way was Peter Berg's military drama Lone Survivor (Universal), starring Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile »

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Scott Eastwood, Son Of Clint Eastwood, Covers Top 50 Bachelors Issue Of 'Town & Country'

2 January 2014 9:00 PM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Scott Eastwood, the hunky son of legendary filmmaker Clint Eastwood, covers Town & Country’s Top 50 Bachelors Issue, giving readers a chance to revisit his sexy October photo shoot that made him a sensation in his own right.

Scott Eastwood To Star In 'Fury' Opposite Brad Pitt

Scott Eastwood, 27, became a heartthrob overnight after appearing shirtless in the October issue of Town & Country and since then the aspiring actor has been slowly gaining more attention from Hollywood and the public alike. Scott, who has appeared in a few of his father’s films, such as Trouble With The Curve (2012) and Gran Torino (2008), is arguably on the cusp of his big break in Hollywood. Scott is currently filming Fury in London with writer/director David Ayer and co-stars Brad Pitt and Shia Labeouf, to name a few.

Scott, who has been romantically linked to singer/actress Jana Kramer, certainly qualifies to be a top bachelor, »

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