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Armie Hammer Admits He Got Aroused While Making Out With Leonardo DiCaprio In ‘J. Edgar’ Love Scene

27 May 2017 10:27 AM, PDT | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Armie Hammer isn’t gay — although he may have wondered while filming a tender love scene with hunky Leonardo DiCaprio in the biopic “J. Edgar”, in which he played the longtime companion (and alleged lover) of allegedly closeted FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover in the 2011 film. During his recent appearance on “Watch What Happens Live”, […] »

- Brent Furdyk

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Clint Eastwood Is Returning to Acting

21 May 2017 3:01 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Clint Eastwood is one of those rare Hollywood stars who is a legend both in front of and behind the camera. While he's best known to most audiences as an actor, with decades of iconic performances, but he has also established himself as one of our finest filmmakers as well. In recent years, the multi-hyphenate has focused his energies more on filmmaking and less in acting, with his last on screen performance coming in his 2012 baseball movie entitled Trouble With the Curve, where he played an aging baseball scout. During an appearance at the Cannes Film Festival, the Hollywood icon suggested that he eventually will make his return to acting.

Variety attended a master class being put on by the actor-filmmaker at the Cannes Film Festival, where he discussed a variety of topics. The filmmaker stated that he does miss performing "once in a while but not often," while hinting »

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Olympian Tom Daley Marries Oscar Winning Screenwriter at English 'Castle'

8 May 2017 9:29 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Big weekend for British medal winning Olympic diver Tom Daley -- who married Hollywood power player Dustin Lance Black at a lavish ceremony at a "castle" in England.  Fyi, Dlb is a very big deal -- he won an Oscar for writing the screenplay for "Milk" and also wrote Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar" starring Leonardo DiCaprio.  The two have been dating for years and got engaged in 2015.  Daley revealed the two tied the knot »

- TMZ Staff

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Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Leonardo Dicpario may team on new film

24 April 2017 4:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Screen legends Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio may be set to team with director Martin Scorsese on a new film. Both actors have worked with Scorsese multiple times in the past; De Niro on Mean Streets, Casino, Goodfellas and more and DiCaprio on Shutter Island, The Wolf Of Wall Street and The Aviator amongst many others, but they have never worked with each other on a Scorsese film, so reports Deadline.

The project in question is adaptation of Killers Of The Flower Moon: The Osage Murders And The Birth Of The FBI by David Grann, which is released in bookstores next week.

Here’s the story from book’s synopsis:

In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. »

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Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro could team for Killers of the Flower Moon

23 April 2017 3:06 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

According to Deadline, Martin Scorsese could be set to team with his regular A-list collaborators Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro on an adaptation of David Grann’s book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, which is in development at Imperative Entertainment.

The book “tells the true crime story about multiple murders of members of the Osage Indian tribe in Oklahoma that occurred after they found oil on their lands. It is about conspiracy, greed and murder in the Indian nation — so bad the federal government had to step in. It also chronicles the rise of J. Edgar Hoover, who led the investigation into the murders and ended up making a name for himself.”

Scorsese is also set to reunite with De Niro for the long-gestating crime drama The Irishman, which also has Joe Pesci and Al Pacino attached. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Robert De Niro Circle ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’

22 April 2017 10:21 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Martin Scorsese‘s long-awaited reunion with Robert De Niro will finally happen with The Irishman; and with The Devil in the White City seemingly on the backburner, we’ve been wondering if Leonardo DiCaprio would reunite with his Wolf of Wall Street director. It now looks like a project is in the works that may bring all three of the titans together.

According to Deadline, the trio are “seriously considering” collaborating for an adaptation of Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, the brand-new book from David Grann, the author behind The Lost City of Z. With Eric Roth (Forrest Gump, The Good Shepherd) penning the script after Imperative Entertainment snapped up the rights for $5 million, one can’t imagine a higher pedigree of talent attached.

The true-life crime novel tracks the conspiracy surrounding the murders of people in Oklahoma’s Osage Indian »

- Jordan Raup

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Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio And Robert De Niro May Team Up For Killers Of The Flower Moon

21 April 2017 6:33 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After being snatched up in a bidding war for $5 million, the adaptation of David Grann’s book Killers Of The Flower Moon: The Osage Murders And The Birth Of The FBI is starting to come together. While nothing’s a done deal just yet, Deadline is reporting that Martin Scorsese may be coming on board to direct with Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro “seriously considering” taking on starring roles. Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas, meanwhile, are on producing duties.

Described as a “twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history,” Killers of the Flower Moon explores multiple killings of members “of the Osage Indian tribe in Oklahoma that occurred after they found oil on their lands.” As more and more people began to die, the FBI eventually stepped in, with a young J. Edgar Hoover playing a key role in the »

- Mark Cassidy

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Killers of the Flower Moon May Reunite DiCaprio, De Niro and Scorsese

21 April 2017 5:55 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Hollywood heavyweights Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio are possibly teaming up to make the highly-anticipated adaptation Killers Of the Flower Moon, based on the book by David Grann which will be published this week by Doubleday. The book was first picked up for a whopping $5 million by Imperative Entertainment last year, after a bidding war emerged, with Leonardo DiCaprio originally set to produce alongside J.J. Abrams, but it doesn't appear that Abrams is involved anymore. Our first report revealed that Paramount had the top bid at the time with $2 million, but they were eventually beat out by Imperative Entertainment's $5 million bid.

Deadline reports that no deals are in place with Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert DeNiro or Martin Scorsese, but all three parties are "seriously considering" taking on the project. Oscar-winning screenwriter Eric Roth (Forrest Gump) wrote the screenplay adaptation based on David Grann's book, with Imperative Entertainment »

- MovieWeb

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Clint Eastwood to Direct 'The 15:17 to Paris,' True-life Terrorist Train Thriller

21 April 2017 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Clint Eastwood made his directorial debut by helming The Beguiled: The Storyteller, a 12-minute documentary about director Don Siegel that was shot on location during production of The Beguiled, released in 1971. Sadly, it's not been made available publicly since then. Eastwood directed his first feature, Play Misty for Me, later that year and steadily honed his talents on the big screen, even as he took on a wide variety of projects that reflected his personal interests. As both producer and director, he earned Academy Awards for Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby. In recent years he's been increasingly attracted to real-life stories, such as Invictus, J. Edgar, Jersey Boys, American Sniper and Sully. Now he's ready to take on another project that is drawn from...

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- Peter Martin

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Transformers: The Last Knight, Unforgettable, and Their Finest make our daily news roundup!

5 April 2017 2:59 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Transformers: The Last Knight, Unforgettable, and Their Finest make our daily news roundup!Transformers: The Last Knight, Unforgettable, and Their Finest make our daily news roundup!Zachary Dent4/5/2017 4:59:00 Pm

We all know how hump day can drag on...and on...And on, but it's about to get better because we have some of the latest movie news coming your way! We've got a behind-the-scenes featurette, a new clip, and a fresh trailer.

We've got a new Transformers: The Last Knight behind-the-scenes featurette that shows director Michael Bay talking about shooting in IMAX 3D. If your a fan of the Transformers franchise it's extremely cool to see how they get that amazing footage that keeps you on the edge of your seat. In Transformers: The Last Knight humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, »

- Zachary Dent

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‘Genius’: Albert Einstein Undergoes a Heated Interrogation in Exclusive Sneak Peek — Watch

4 April 2017 3:41 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In anticipation of Nat Geo Channel’s upcoming “Genius” premiere, IndieWire has an exclusive first look clip from the network’s new 10-part event series about the life of famed physicist Albert Einstein.

In the very timely clip below,  Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) and his wife Elsa (Emily Watson) are trying to escape the anti-Semitism and war efforts of Nazi Germany. As they attempt to emigrate from Germany to America, they face an unjust and heated interrogation from a consulate official (played by Vincent Kartheiser) within the United States embassy.

Read More: Tribeca TV Lineuup 2017 Unveiled: ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ Albert Einstein’s ‘Genius,’ Ken Burn’ Vietnam War Doc and More

Genius,” based on the Walter Isaacson biography “Einstein: His Life and Universe,” marks the network’s first scripted television project. The series chronicles the turbulent life of Einstein from his rebellious, formative years in which his quest for the answers to »

- Juan Diaz

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‘Genius’: Albert Einstein Undergoes a Heated Interrogation in Exclusive Sneak Peek — Watch

4 April 2017 3:41 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

In anticipation of Nat Geo Channel’s upcoming “Genius” premiere, IndieWire has an exclusive first look clip from the network’s new 10-part event series about the life of famed physicist Albert Einstein.

In the very timely clip below,  Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) and his wife Elsa (Emily Watson) are trying to escape the anti-Semitism and war efforts of Nazi Germany. As they attempt to emigrate from Germany to America, they face an unjust and heated interrogation from a consulate official (played by Vincent Kartheiser) within the United States embassy.

Read More: Tribeca TV Lineuup 2017 Unveiled: ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ Albert Einstein’s ‘Genius,’ Ken Burn’ Vietnam War Doc and More

Genius,” based on the Walter Isaacson biography “Einstein: His Life and Universe,” marks the network’s first scripted television project. The series chronicles the turbulent life of Einstein from his rebellious, formative years in which his quest for the answers to »

- Juan Diaz

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Why Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ Is an Underappreciated Modern Classic

3 April 2017 9:52 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

“Can’t repeat the past? Why, of course you can… of course you can.”

If Jay Gatsby had been born 80 or 90 years later, he could easily have run a movie studio instead of running booze — after all, repeating the past seems to be all that Hollywood really does these days. Of course, the film industry has always sustained itself by transfiguring history into images and then embalming them as culture (that business approach is baked into the medium itself, which allows artists to paint with time as vividly as they might with color), but there’s a vast difference between revisiting our memories and resigning to them; there’s a vast difference between looking at a green light across a misty harbor, and being so mesmerized by the promise of its fading emerald glow that it obscures the possibility of all other futures.

Once upon a time, Disney adapted classic »

- David Ehrlich

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‘Mine’ Trailer: Armie Hammer Gets Some Quality Time in the Desert in New Thriller

16 February 2017 2:59 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Armie Hammer has come a long way from playing the Winklevi twins. After that breakthrough role in “The Social Network,” the actor has appeared in everything from “J. Edgar” and “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” to “The Birth of a Nation” and this year’s Sundance hit “Call Me by Your Name.” He’ll next be seen in “Mine,” whose first trailer just premiered. Watch it below.

Read More: ‘Final Portrait’ Review: Armie Hammer and Geoffrey Rush Star in Stanley Tucci’s Engaging Biopic — Berlinale 2017

Though it bears no official relation to the Oscar-nominated “Land of Mine,” Fabio Guaglione and Fabio Resinaro’s drama likewise concerns land mines. Hammer stars as a soldier who accidentally places one foot atop one such device after a failed mission in the desert; if he shifts his weight, the mine will explode. His only choice is to stay in place, fending off the elements and »

- Michael Nordine

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‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ Review: Why Care About the Facts When a Show Feels This True?

14 February 2017 6:00 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Feud: Bette and Joan” is a TV show built on pure gossipy indulgence; one that’s inclined to believe the most juicy stories about its characters, but not in a bad way. Historical reports about the truth of what happened on the set of “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?” and surrounding events are up for dispute, so instead we have the popular myths surrounding Bette Davis and Joan Crawford’s legendary — and last — on-screen collaboration put on display by Ryan Murphy and his team. The end result is at times simultaneously obvious, essential, and not nearly as campy as you might expect.

And it turns out, that’s for the best.

Read More: ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ Will ‘Lean Into the Pain’ of Aging Actresses in Hollywood

The first thing you might notice about the show is the level of attention paid to recreating 1962 and ’63. In January, during the Television Critics Association press tour, »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ Review: Why Care About the Facts When a Show Feels This True?

14 February 2017 6:00 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Feud: Bette and Joan” is a TV show built on pure gossipy indulgence; one that’s inclined to believe the most juicy stories about its characters, but not in a bad way. Historical reports about the truth of what happened on the set of “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?” and surrounding events are up for dispute, so instead we have the popular myths surrounding Bette Davis and Joan Crawford’s legendary — and last — on-screen collaboration put on display by Ryan Murphy and his team. The end result is at times simultaneously obvious, essential, and not nearly as campy as you might expect.

And it turns out, that’s for the best.

Read More: ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ Will ‘Lean Into the Pain’ of Aging Actresses in Hollywood

The first thing you might notice about the show is the level of attention paid to recreating 1962 and ’63. In January, during the Television Critics Association press tour, »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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TV News Roundup: ‘Community’ Co-Stars Jonathan Banks and Ken Jeong Reunite, NatGeo’s ‘Genius’ Casts T.R. Knight

3 February 2017 2:48 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In today’s TV News Roundup, “Community” co-stars Jonathan Banks and Ken Jeong to reunite on “Dr. Ken,” T.R. Knight is cast as J. Edgar Hoover for National Geographic’s scripted series “Genius,” and more.

Casting

A reunion is in the works for “Better Call Saul” star Jonathan Banks and his “Community” co-star Ken Jeong. Banks will appear in a guest starring role on Jeong’s ABC sitcom “Dr. Ken.” The episode, “Ken’s Old Professor,” will feature Banks as Dr. Erwin, Ken’s toughest professor from his residency days. Now, the student has the opportunity to become the master when Erwin comes to Ken for medical treatment. The episode is slated to air March 10 at 8:30/7:30c.

Emmy-nominated actor T.R. Knight will recur as the FBI’s first director, J. Edgar Hoover, on National Geographic’s upcoming Albert Einstein series “Genius,” produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer and starring Geoffrey Rush as Einstein. The »

- Dani Levy

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The Academy Announces Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance, Alicia Vikander As Presenters For Oscars

1 February 2017 1:11 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Academy Award® winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will present at the 89th Oscars, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. All return to the Oscars stage after winning last year in their respective acting categories. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network.

DiCaprio won last year for Actor in a Leading Role for “The Revenant.” He was previously nominated for his performances in “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013), for which he also received a Best Picture nomination, “Blood Diamond” (2006), “The Aviator” (2004) and “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” (1993). His film credits also include “The Great Gatsby” (2013), “Django Unchained” (2012) and “J. Edgar” (2011).

Larson’s performance in “Room” earned her an Oscar for Actress in a Leading Role. She has also appeared in “Trainwreck” (2015) and “Short Term 12” (2013). Her upcoming films include “Captain Marvel,” “Kong: Skull Island, »

- Melissa Thompson

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Paramount Snags The Black Hand For Leonardo DiCaprio

31 January 2017 5:05 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It looks like Leonardo DiCaprio has found his next film, as Deadline is reporting that Paramount Pictures has acquired The Black Hand, which the actor will both star in and produce through his Appian Way banner. A search for a writer is now underway and Ashley Brucks and Gabby Canton will oversee the project for the studio.

For those unfamiliar with the source material, Stephan Talty’s novel of the same name follows an NYPD officer named Joe Petrosino, who “unflinchingly went after a ruthless gang that came out of Italy and into America (whose calling card was a black hand) which kidnapped people and then extorted money from their families. They were loathed by law-abiding Italian families who were frightened but nevertheless helped the cop behind the scenes when they could as the viciousness of the gang of thugs knew no boundaries.”

DiCaprio will step into the role of »

- Mark Cassidy

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