… In Cloud Atlas. Speaking with Empire, the British actor reveals that he nothing less than six characters, all of them “incredibly evil”. “I have six cameo parts in this strange, ambitious film,” Grant explained. “I do a lot of killing and raping. I wear an awful lot of prosthetic make up, too. You probably won’t know that I am in the film!”
In his new movie Safe House, opening Friday, the 57-year old actor displayed his commitment to acting when he voluntarily subjected himself to waterboarding for a scene in which Robert Patrick tortures Washington’s character. Read more after the jump!
Recipient of 17 Academy Award nominations, the latest for her portrayal of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Meryl Streep has nothing left to prove as an actress. As she tells NPR’s Fresh Air, that wasn’t necessarily the case four decades ago when she auditioned for the 1970 Dino De Laurentiis remake of King Kong.
Is it a surprise that massive buzz is already surrounding The Dark Knight Rises despite the fact it won’t hit movie theaters for another eight months? Director Christopher Nolan recently took a break from editing the movie and spoke with the LA Times. Read more after the jump!
Jett Anderson recently wrapped up his first role… in a Terrence Malick movie. I had the chance to interview him about his amazing experience: What it was like to audition for the film, to work on Malick’s set, and to go toe to toe with Rachel McAdams. You don’t want to miss this!
Hollywood is universally recognized for its glitz and glamour but don’t let the appearances fool you because this isn’t the real Hollywood. In the shadows lurks countless hopefuls hustling each and every day to make their dreams come true. I’m happy to sit down today with the self-proclaimed “struggling actress” Lira Kellerman.
Who hasn’t glanced at the myriad of celebrity gossip magazines while standing in line at the grocery store? The glitzy, glamorous and privileged image that many stars have manufactured for themselves is a truly astounding social phenomenon. I was lucky to catch up with Anne Helen Petersen, a doctorate student at the University of Texas, to discuss this topic.
Based in Toronto, The Mad Hatter is one of the most prolific movie blogger around, nearing his 1000th post on The Dark of The Matinee. His annual coverage of The Toronto International Film Festival, which just ended, is one of the most comprehensive around the blogosphere.