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Go Behind The Scenes Of The Stephen Hawking Biopic The Theory Of Everything

16 October 2014 4:25 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Wind back the clock with Eddie Redmayne & Felicity Jones in a new clip & behind-the-scenes footage from The Theory Of Everything.

Starring Eddie Redmayne (“Les Misérables”) and Felicity Jones (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.

Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of – time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed.

The film is based on the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, and is directed by Academy Award winner James Marsh (“Man on Wire »

- Michelle McCue

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New Trailer, Posters & Social Movement from Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken

16 October 2014 1:05 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Defy the odds with a new trailer & posters from director Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken. Based on the incredible true story of former Olympian & WWII hero Louis Zamperini, the upcoming epic drama starring Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, Miyavi, Garrett Hedlund & Finn Wittrock opens in theaters on December 25th, 2014.

(Yahoo Movies)

Universal Pictures has launched the #IAmUnbroken project inspired by Louis Zamperini’s indomitable spirit. With his determination and resilience, Zamperini exemplified the strength of the human spirit to overcome any obstacle and remain Unbroken.

The #IAmUnbroken social movement works to spread inspiring stories of triumph over adversity, reminding us to live every day to the fullest and to never doubt the resilience of the human soul. To share your own #IAmUnbroken stories, or that of a loved one, visit www.IAmUnbroken.com.

By uploading videos, photos, and social media posts with hashtag #IAmUnbroken, a few select stories will be chosen »

- Michelle McCue

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Inspirational Trailer for Angelina Jolie's WWII Movie Unbroken

16 October 2014 12:26 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

A third trailer has been released Angelina Jolie's upcoming World War II movie Unbroken. It tells the true story of Louis “Louie” Zamperini, an Olympian and war hero who survived 47 days in a raft with two other crewmen after it crashed in the ocean. They were then captured by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. This movie tells the inspirational story of heroism and the journey this man went through to survive his trials. 

Jack O’Connell plays Zamperini in the film, and Domhnall Gleeson and Finn Wittrock play Phil and Mac, who are the other two airmen that Zamperini endured several weeks with on the raft in the Pacific. The movie also stars Garrett Hedlund and John Magaro as POWs "who find an unexpected camaraderie during their internment," and Japanese actor Miyavi as a "brutal camp guard known only to the prisoners  as 'The Bird. »

- Joey Paur

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The Theory Of Everything Clip and Featurette Highlighting Stephen Hawking and Jane Wilde’s Remarkable Relationship

16 October 2014 10:32 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Focus Features just unveiled some brand new promotional material for The Theory of Everything, paving the way to the film’s limited release on November 7th.  The clip is a bit on the schmaltzy side, but Adam’s predicating that both Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones could score some Oscar nods, so I’m going to take his word for it and assume that both will do big things with the material in the full feature. In addition, we’ve also got a brand new featurette for the film in which Redmayne and Jones discuss Stephen Hawking and Jane Wilde’s loving relationship.  Hit the jump to check that out as well as the new The Theory of Everything clip.  The film also stars Charlie CoxEmily Watson and David Thewlis. Here’s the synopsis for The Theory of Everything: Starring Eddie Redmayne ("Les Misérables") and Felicity Jones ("The Amazing Spider-Man 2 »

- Perri Nemiroff

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New Trailer Hits for Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken'

16 October 2014 10:14 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Universal Pictures has released the new trailer for director Angelina Jolie's Unbroken.

Academy Award® winner Angelina Jolie directs and produces Unbroken, an epic drama that follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini (Jack O’Connell) who, along with two other crewmen, survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII—only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

Adapted from Laura Hillenbrand’s (“Seabiscuit: An American Legend”) enormously popular book, Unbroken brings to the big screen Zamperini’s unbelievable and inspiring true story about the resilient power of the human spirit.

Starring alongside O’Connell are Domhnall Gleeson and Finn Wittrock as Phil and Mac—the airmen with whom Zamperini endured perilous weeks adrift in the open Pacific—Garrett Hedlund and John Magaro as fellow POWs who find an unexpected camaraderie during their internment, »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Why We Can't Get Enough of Birthday Boy Hugh Jackman

12 October 2014 1:03 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Source: 20th Century Fox Hugh Jackman turns 46 on Sunday so we thought we would honor our favorite study Australian sweet pea, Hugh Jackman. Whether he's flexing his muscles as Wolverine in X-Men flick or showing off his impressive vocal range in Les Misérables, Hugh always manages to impress us when he's on screen. And, as luck would have it, the actor is actually just as awe-inspiring off screen as with his constant cheerfulness and love for his fans. Let's celebrate Hugh on his special day with all the reasons he's one of the most lovable men in Hollywood. He's an Award-Winning Actor Source: Getty / Kevin Winter He Knows How to Dance (and Sing) He Somehow Makes Riding a Scooter Seem Hot Source: FameFlynet He's a True Gentleman Source: ABC He's Not Too Famous to Not Remember His Former Pe Students He Loves His Wife, Deborra-Lee Furness Source: Getty / Jason Kempin And He Loves His Dog, »

- Maria-Mercedes-Lara

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Bitch Stole My Look! Anne Hathaway vs. Jaime King in Versace's Gigantic Zipper Dress

9 October 2014 2:47 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Anne Hathaway and Jaime King both decided to show off their edgy sides with this black Versace gown featuring a gigantic zippered slit—but who is edgier? The Heart of Dixie star goes for a standard top knot and accessorizes with dangling earrings and a simple clutch for a classic look that works, and we're just about to hand it to her when something happens. The Les Misérables actress completely catches us off-guard with her own fierce take on the style, flaunting her curves and pairing the dress with those stunning gladiator-inspired sandals! Now we're at a crossroads... While we're leaning more towards Anne's glam goddess form, it is important to keep in mind that this »

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Anne Hathaway addresses all the 'Hathahate'

9 October 2014 2:43 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Though the beginning of 2013 was marked by myriad triumph for Anne Hathaway as awards were being heaped upon her for her performance in Les Misérables, it's also when Hathahate was at its most fervent.  In a new interview with Harper's Bazaar, Hathaway told her side of the story, remembering her reaction when she came across an article that asked why everyone hates her.  "I was in crisis," she said. "Now I'd be fine. I really would be. I'd let it roll off my back, but at the time I was still partly Fantine. I was still identifying with being a victim. »

- Esther Zuckerman

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Watch Tom Hooper's Playlist

3 October 2014 6:20 AM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper is the latest in a growing list of filmmakers, movie stars and celebrities to lend their cinematic recommendations to us for a Sky Movies Playlist. Hooper started out in theatre and television - including stints on EastEnders and Byker Grove - before graduating to movies with The Damned United in 2009. His work on The King's Speech in 2010 won him an Oscar for Best Director and Best Picture; more nominations came in 2012 for Les Misérables. »

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Watch The New Trailer For The Theory Of Everything

1 October 2014 1:49 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Focus Features has released the new trailer for their upcoming film, The Theory Of Everything, starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones.

Premiering at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in September, Catherine Shoard (The Guardian) says in her review, “Felicity Jones makes for a formidable opposite number; she’s a consistently brilliant actor who needs a breakthrough. Though Redmayne will deservedly hoover up a great swagbag of awards, Jones shouldn’t go home empty-handed. One beautifully underplayed scene between the two near the end hits with such choking force the viewer is left almost giddy.”

The Theory Of Everything is the extraordinary and uplifting story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, and of two people defying the steepest of odds through love. The film, based on the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, by Jane Hawking, is directed by Academy Award »

- Michelle McCue

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Watch: Felicity Jones & Eddie Redmayne Fall In Love & Struggle In The New Trailer For 'Theory Of Everything'

1 October 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Coming out of Telluride and Toronto with a decent, if not rapturous buzz, "The Theory Of Everything" is still not one to discount this awards season. And a new trailer has arrived to further make the case. With performances by both Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones garnering Oscar talk, the film tells the true story of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and the relationship with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. It was a meeting of the mind and heart between the pair, all while Hawking's diagnosis of motor neuron disease hangs over them. Here's the official synopsis: Starring Eddie Redmayne (“Les Misérables”) and Felicity Jones (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2”), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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New The Theory Of Everything Trailer: Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones Impress as Stephen and Jane Hawking

1 October 2014 8:56 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Focus Features has released a new The Theory of Everything trailer for director James Marsh’s (Man on Wire) biopic of genius physicist Stephen Hawking.  The film stars Eddie Redmayne (Les Miserables) as Hawking, chronicling his budding relationship with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wide (Felicity Jones), heartbreaking motor neuron disease diagnosis at the age of 21, and groundbreaking scientific work in the field of time.  I caught the film at Tiff and it's one of my favorite films of the year.  Led by phenomenal performances by Redmayne and Jones, The Theory of Everything will definitely be a player in awards season and I strongly recommend seeing it for yourself when it opens November 7th. Hit the jump to watch the new The Theory of Everything trailer, and click here to read Phil’s review from Tiff and here’s my video interview with Felicity Jones.  The film also stars David Thewlis, »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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9 Actors With Their Own Bands

30 September 2014 11:40 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Hollywood is full of the multi-talented, and these actors are no exception!

Hollywood is full of multi-talented people, and these stars are no exception! We're breaking down nine actors who lent their talents to the music industry with their own bands.

1. Ryan GoslingDead Man's Bones

He's handsome, he's a good actor – and yes, we can even add musician to the list! Ryan Gosling and friend Zach Shields formed the indie-rock band "Dead Man's Bones" in 2007. The duo met when Gosling was dating Rachel McAdams and Shields was dating her sister Kayleen.

2. Jada Pinkett SmithWicked Wisdom

Jada Pinkett Smith formed the metal band "Wicked Wisdom" back in 2002 – Yes, she fronts a Metal band! She performs under the stage name "Jada Koren."

3. Zooey Deschanel – She & Him

We all know Zooey Deschanel loves to sing – So it came as no surprise when she and M. Ward formed "She & Him" in 2006 after M. Ward heard the actress belting it out »

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Alison Owen, Debra Hayward Launch Monumental Pictures To Produce Films & TV

24 September 2014 3:27 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Prolific UK-based producers Alison Owen and Debra Hayward have joined forces to launch Monumental Pictures. The new production outfit will focus on both film and TV content with the aim to “keep the costs small, but the vision big,” says Saving Mr Banks producer Owen. Long-time friends and colleagues, the pair last shared a credit on 1998’s Oscar-winning Elizabeth, but Owen says they’ve been chasing the same material for so long, “we’re both exhausted from competing with each other. Ultimately, I could see the only way to beat Debra was to join her.”

Owen’s most recent credits include last year’s Mary Poppins origin story Saving Mr Banks, produced through her Ruby Films shingle which will now transition to become Monumental. She also exec produced current release The Giver. Previous titles she’s produced include Jane Eyre, The Other Boleyn Girl and multiple Emmy-winner Temple Grandin. She »

- Nancy Tartaglione

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Contender Countdown: So long, farewell...already?

18 September 2014 3:50 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The Oscar race has barely started, but there is already a laundry list of once-expected contenders that will not get released in 2014 and will try to be in the game next year. The most prominent title on that list so far is "99 Homes," which, following a Venice debut, was seen as a potential Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor player for stars Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon, respectively. The film was hoping screenings at Telluride and Toronto would foster its standing with distributors aiming for a legit Oscar qualifying run, but it became the odd man out. Instead, "Still Alice" and "Top Five" turned out to be the surprise pickups at Toronto for year end release and "99 Homes" found its best hope in the hands of indie upstart Broad Green Pictures. The story isn't over for Ramin Bahrani's film to say the least, but it's not where anyone thought »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Contender Countdown: 'Imitation Game' gets the early love for best picture

11 September 2014 9:38 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Toronto — If it's September, not only is it fall film festival time, but it's also time for the return of the Contender Countdown. Yes, your weekly snapshot of the Best Picture race is back and who knew 2014 might actually deliver another real race? By this point last season, the showdown between "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" was well under way. There were some films on the horizon that had a chance at joining the fray, but it never really came to pass. The 2015 season is markedly different. Venice, Telluride and Toronto have ended with only two major contenders having been vetted by pundits and audiences alike, "The Imitation Game" and "Birdman." Neither is the frontrunner yet, although the former may jump into the lead fairly quickly. Toronto's major honor, the People's Choice Award, will be announced on Sunday. Over the past six years three winners went on to win the Best Picture Oscar ("Slumdog Millionaire, »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Watch Samantha Barks' Playlist

11 September 2014 8:28 AM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

The breakout star of Les Miserables and upcoming fantasy epic Dracula Untold presents her favourite Sky Movies on demand. First seen on small screens in reality TV musical contest I'd Do Anything, Samantha Barks catapulted to fame in the West End with a starring role in the West End production of Les Misérables. She went on to reprise her role as Éponine in Tom Hooper's epic 2012 film adaptation, and quickly became the breakout star. »

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The Best Things About Eddie Redmayne's Performance as Stephen Hawking

10 September 2014 5:53 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

The Theory of Everything had people buzzing at the Toronto International Film Festival (and was one of our favorite movies), and most of the praise has been directed at star Eddie Redmayne's performance. Redmayne's roles in Les Misérables and My Week With Marilyn got the up-and-coming star some attention, but his leading role as Stephen Hawking is the one that's going to put him on the map. With critics already predicting a best actor nomination for Redmayne, we're breaking down why this performance is so excellent - and award-worthy. His Physical Transformation Real-life astrophysicist Hawking was diagnosed with motor neuron disease at 21 and only given two years to live. Of course, Hawking defied that life expectancy and is 72 today. Redmayne portrays Stephen from the time he was an able-bodied college student to Hawking's state now, in a wheelchair, unable to speak, and with little muscle control. In the film, »

- Shannon-Vestal

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Tiff: Eddie Redmayne and capturing the smiling eyes of Stephen Hawking

10 September 2014 12:17 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

How does one find the right actor to play Stephen Hawking?

Typically, directors and producers do their homework by reviewing an actor’s previous work, looking for clues in the on-screen moments to inspire confidence that a performer has the goods to breathe life into their character. Actor X can do this because he already did that. But unless Daniel Day-Lewis is in the mix, there really is no film resume that suggests an actor can convincingly portray Hawking, the brilliant British scientist whose body is ravaged by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Als or Lou Gehrig’s disease), the motor-neurone disease »

- Jeff Labrecque

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Eddie Redmayne: 'Playing Stephen Hawking filled me with fear'

8 September 2014 8:28 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Eddie Redmayne has admitted that he was apprehensive about taking on the role of Stephen Hawking.

The Les Misérables star plays the famous physicist in Theory of Everything, and described Hawking's story as "extraordinary".

Redmayne said BBC News: "To tell a story as extraordinary as this and depict someone as charismatic, brilliant and funny as Stephen was totally the dream.

"But with it came high stakes so it was a mixture of a dream and utter fear."

Director James Marsh also revealed that Hawking has seen the film and even lent his voice to the project, which meant the similar-sounding computerised voice created by the production team didn't need to be used.

He explained: "I think he was surprised it wasn't terrible.

"He saw the film when it was almost finished and one of the first things he said was he wanted to give us his real voice. »

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