Movies

‘X-Men’ director accused of sex abuse in lawsuit

HONOLULU (UPI) — A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing X-Men franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii. The lawsuit filed Wednesday says the prominent director of…

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Morgan Freeman ‘always wanted’ to work with Johnny Depp

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) — Morgan Freeman fulfilled one of his longtime goals when he appeared in the upcoming movie Transcendence alongside Johnny Depp. The 76-year-old actor has worked with countless A-list stars during his long and illustrious career,…

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Pierce Brosnan says he wasn’t ‘good enough’ as James Bond

LONDON, April 15 (UPI) — Pierce Brosnan played James Bond in four films from 1995 to 2002. But he doesn’t think very highly of his own take on the iconic secret agent. Now 60, Brosnan recently told the Telegraph that…

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Paul Walker’s brothers will help finish filming ‘Fast & Furious 7’

Cody Walker, Paul Walker and Caleb Walker during MGM Pictures and Columbia Pictures “Into the Blue” after party at Napa Valley Grill in Westwood, Calif. Paul Walker’s brothers Caleb and Cody will help finish “Fast & Furious 7” after the…

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‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ releases third and final official trailer

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) — X-Men: Days of Future Past has released a third and final official trailer ahead of its release in May. Actor Hugh Jackman takes center stage as Wolverine in the new preview. The clip emphasizes…

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Glenn Beck planning career in film

IRVING, Texas, April 16 (UPI) — Glenn Beck has decided to try his hand at developing movies. The 50-year-old conservative radio host has a film division currently in the works at his company, Mercury Radio Arts. Beck tells The Hollywood…

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‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ sequel in the works

Fans are buzzing about reports that an updated Mrs. Doubtfire is in the works. The Hollywood Reporter says Elf writer David Berenbaum is at work on the script as we speak. And Fox 2000 studio is planning to reunite director…

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Brad Pitt Will Play General Stanley McChrystal in War Thriller ‘The Operators’

Brad Pitt will play General Stanley McChrystal in an upcoming adaptation of Michael Hastings’ 2012 book, The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan. Hastings, who was killed at age 33 in a car accident…

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Channing Tatum talks about upcoming sequel ‘Magic Mike XXL’

LOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) — Channing Tatum opened up about his upcoming film, Magic Mike XXL, after winning the Trail Blazer award at the MTV movie awards on Sunday. “I think everyone’s gonna be back, I think, and obviously…

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Baz Luhrmann will adapt martial arts Western ‘Kung Fu’

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) — Baz Luhrmann is in negotiations to direct a film adaptation of Kung Fu. The Moulin Rouge and Great Gatbsy director is in talks with Legendary Pictures to discuss his involvement with the project. Kung…

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