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Aaron Taylor-Johnson with his wife Sam Taylor-Johnson at a screening of Nocturnal Animals held at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 11th November 2016

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Aaron Taylor-johnson and Wife Sam Taylor-johnson
Aaron Taylor-johnson and Wife Sam Taylor-johnson

Aaron Taylor Johnson at the BFI London Film Festival premiere screening of 'Nocturnal Animals' held at the Odeon Leicester Square, London, United Kingdom - Friday 14th October 2016

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Aaron Taylor Johnson
Aaron Taylor Johnson

Sam Taylor-Johnson , Aaron Taylor-Johnson - 'Taxi Driver' 40th Anniversary Celebration during 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at The Beacon Theatre at Tribeca Film Festival, Beacon Theatre - New York City, New York, United States - Thursday 21st April 2016

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Sam Taylor-johnson and Aaron Taylor-johnson

Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Wylda Rae Johnson , Romy Hero Johnson - Aaron and Sam Taylor-Johnson take their daughter's Romy Hero and Wylda Rae christmas shopping at The Grove at The Grove - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 23rd December 2015

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Aaron Taylor-johnson, Sam Taylor-johnson, Wylda Rae Johnson and Romy Hero Johnson
Aaron Taylor-johnson, Sam Taylor-johnson, Wylda Rae Johnson and Romy Hero Johnson
Aaron Taylor-johnson, Sam Taylor-johnson, Wylda Rae Johnson and Romy Hero Johnson
Aaron Taylor-johnson, Sam Taylor-johnson, Wylda Rae Johnson and Romy Hero Johnson
Aaron Taylor-johnson, Sam Taylor-johnson, Wylda Rae Johnson and Romy Hero Johnson

Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Sam Taylor-Johnson - The Museum Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Annual Gala Presented By Louis Vuitton at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 30th May 2015

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Aaron Taylor-johnson and Sam Taylor-johnson
Aaron Taylor-johnson and Sam Taylor-johnson
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Aaron Taylor-johnson

Sam Taylor-Johnson and Aaron Taylor-Johnson - 2015 MOCA Gala presented by Louis Vuitton at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 30th May 2015

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Sam Taylor-johnson and Aaron Taylor-johnson
Sam Taylor-johnson and Aaron Taylor-johnson
Sam Taylor-johnson and Aaron Taylor-johnson
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Aaron Taylor-johnson and Sam Taylor-johnson

Jill Nicolini, Jamie Chung, Rob Thomas, Marisol Thomas, Donna Karan, Paul Haggis, Julie Henderson, Tom Arnold, Tara Subkoff, Nigel Barker, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, 50cent, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelley, Cobie Smulders, Elizabeth Olsen and Rachel Roy. - A variety of stars were snapped as the Cinema Society & Audi hosted a special screening of Marvel's latest movie 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' The screening was held at the SVA Theater in New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 28th April 2015

Jill Nicolini, Jamie Chung, Rob Thomas, Marisol Thomas, Donna Karan, Paul Haggis, Julie Henderson, Tom Arnold, Tara Subkoff, Nigel Barker, Aaron Taylor-johnson, 50cent, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelley, Cobie Smulders, Elizabeth Olsen and Rachel Roy.
Jamie Chung
Jamie Chung
Jill Nicolini, Jamie Chung, Rob Thomas, Marisol Thomas, Donna Karan, Paul Haggis, Julie Henderson, Tom Arnold, Tara Subkoff, Nigel Barker, Aaron Taylor-johnson, 50cent, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelley, Cobie Smulders, Elizabeth Olsen and Rachel Roy.
Jill Nicolini, Jamie Chung, Rob Thomas, Marisol Thomas, Donna Karan, Paul Haggis, Julie Henderson, Tom Arnold, Tara Subkoff, Nigel Barker, Aaron Taylor-johnson, 50cent, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelley, Cobie Smulders, Elizabeth Olsen and Rachel Roy.
Jill Nicolini, Jamie Chung, Rob Thomas, Marisol Thomas, Donna Karan, Paul Haggis, Julie Henderson, Tom Arnold, Tara Subkoff, Nigel Barker, Aaron Taylor-johnson, 50cent, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelley, Cobie Smulders, Elizabeth Olsen and Rachel Roy.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson and wife - A variety of stars were snapped as the Cinema Society & Audi hosted a special screening of Marvel's latest movie 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' The screening was held at the SVA Theater in New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 29th April 2015

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Sam Taylor-Johnson and Aaron Taylor-Johnson - Stars from Marvel's action movie took to the red carpet at the UK premiere of 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron' which was held at the Westfield White City in London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 21st April 2015

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Sam Taylor-johnson and Aaron Taylor-johnson
Sam Taylor-johnson and Aaron Taylor-johnson
Sam Taylor-johnson and Aaron Taylor-johnson
Sam Taylor-johnson and Aaron Taylor-johnson

Sam Taylor-Johnson and Aaron Taylor-Johnson - Shots of a host of stars as they attended the premiere of Marvel's "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" which was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States - Tuesday 14th April 2015

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A Week In Movies: Double Premieres For Godzilla And X-Men, Cannes Kicks Off, Bradley Cooper Films In L.A., And New Trailers For Robert Pattinson, Chris Evans And Sam Claflin


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The stars of both Godzilla and X-men: Days of Future Past turned out for a pair of big premieres over the past week. Godzilla, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and Bryan Cranston, had its world premiere in Los Angeles, while X-men: Days of Future Past, starring Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender, bowed in New York. Then both casts travelled to London for European premieres a few days later. Check out our 'Godzilla' Premiere at Dolby Theatre - Arrivals photos, watch the video of Hugh Jackman sporting a bandaged nose At 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' World Premiere or watch the video of James Mcavoy and Patrick Stewart re-uniting at the 'X-men: Days Of Future Past' World Premiere.

But there was an even bigger film event this week in France, as the Cannes Film Festival kicked off with Nicole Kidman's new movie Grace of Monaco. The film received savage reviews from the critics, but Kidman brought real glamour to opening night. And the critics had far more praise for Mike Leigh's new film Mr. Turner, which stars Timothy Spall. Browse photos from the 67th Cannes Film Festival - Grace de Monaco - Photocall the 'Mr Turner' - Photocall or watch the trailer for Mike Leigh's Mr Turner.

Continue reading: A Week In Movies: Double Premieres For Godzilla And X-Men, Cannes Kicks Off, Bradley Cooper Films In L.A., And New Trailers For Robert Pattinson, Chris Evans And Sam Claflin

Godzilla Review


Excellent

For a blockbuster about gigantic radioactive monsters, this is a remarkably humane movie. But then that's no surprise for a film from Gareth Edwards, whose micro-budget Monsters (2010) showed that effects-based movies don't need to sacrifice characterisation and real emotion. So while this film is still a big action romp, it's also cleverly grounded by believable people.

It centres on Ford (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), whose life was upended in 1999 by a nuclear accident in Japan that killed his scientist mother (Juliette Binoche) and turned his father into a conspiracy-theory nutcase. Now just as Ford returns from military service to his wife (Elizabeth Olsen) and young son, he's called back to Japan as his dad spots tremors similar to those 15 years earlier. And as three terrifying creatures rise out of the earth, Ford is drafted in to help protect humanity. Following the beasts via Hawaii and Las Vegas to an epic confrontation in his hometown San Francisco, Ford works with scientists (Ken Watanabe and Sally Hawkins) and military commanders (David Strathairn and Richard T. Jones), eventually realising that the big-daddy monster Godzilla might actually be trying to help.

One of the more interesting aspects of Max Borenstein's script is that it reveals fairly early on that humanity is responsible for all of this and also helpless to avert the coming cataclysm. And yet the military machine does what it can, firing pathetic bullets and mobilising nuclear warheads because that's all it knows how to do. This approach adds a moral complexity that plays out in the decisions the characters have to make along the way. Taylor-Johnson is fine as the bland but muscled everyman at the centre, but Cranston steals the film with a far more textured role. Watanabe proves to be a master at the distant stare, while everyone else just runs and/or yells like real people would.

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Aaron Taylor Johnson Will Be In 50 Shades Of Grey


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Aaron Taylor-Johnson is officially part of the 50 Shades of Grey cast, which is being directed by his wife, Sam Taylor-Wood, who has the tough task of bringing the erotic bestseller to the big screen. Aaron has previously said he has no interest in playing the lead role, Christian.

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Access Hollywood asked the director: “Have you found a way to get Aaron in the movie?” to which she replied: “Actually, I have,” but she didn’t elaborate on which part the Kick Ass actor would play

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"Godzilla" Predicted To Smash Its Way Into The Box Office With $70 Million Opening


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Hollywood’s latest effort at Godzilla – arguably the most recognisable monster in cinema history – hits US theaters in just six weeks on May 16. In the lead-up to the premiere, Warner Bros. are amping up their promo efforts with featurettes, a new trailer specifically for Asia (which gives a clear look at the other monster in the film – the “Muto” a mutated species of Kaiju, designed by human enjineers – and a bunch of media appearances by the cast and production team. Teaser trailers, TV spots and sneak peeks at Comic-Con, CinemaCon, SXSW and WonderCon, most recently, have generated a lot of great buzz for the completely revamped version of Godzilla.

Watch the international trailer below.


 
With a $160 million projected budget, Warner Bros. are banking on Godzilla’s successful release. So far, the box office predictions look great – according to Variety, early insider estimates are placing Godzilla’s debut in the $60 million plus bracket, with some observers claiming that Gareth Edwards’ reboot could fetch upwards of $70 million on its debut.

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Godzilla Seizes The Day At WonderCon - Director Gareth Edwards Describes Complicated Re-Imagining Of Legendary Monster


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We've been catching mere glimpses of Godzilla in every version of the trailer going but titillated fans at the WonderCon were finally rewarded with an exclusive sneak peak at the movie ahead of its release.

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Fans at WonderCon have finally seen Godzilla's face in a sneak preview of the upcoming movie.

Fans at the Warner Bros. presentation at the WonderCon festival held in Anaheim, CA this weekend were thrilled to finally see a complete Godzilla in an exclusive clip from the upcoming movie. The biggest thrill for hundreds of fans who had crammed together to witness this sneak peak was seeing Godzilla's face for the first time. MTV, whilst not the most descriptive of sources, claimed the famous reptile's face was "everything fans had hoped for: vaguely T-Rex-ish, definitely reptilian, and a whole lot of awesome."

Continue reading: Godzilla Seizes The Day At WonderCon - Director Gareth Edwards Describes Complicated Re-Imagining Of Legendary Monster

Woah, Check Out This Wacky Dude: Aaron Taylor-Johnson On His Past Life


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Aaron Taylor-Johnson might seem pretty subdued for a 23-year-old Hollywood actor, but – according to him – he lived a pretty crazy life before he met his older wife, Sam Taylor-Johnson, who is 23 years his senior. He was smoking, drinking and…. well that was it.

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“It was a lot of crazy s*** I got up to for a couple years,” Aaron told Nylon Guys Magazine. “I was pretty self-destructive at one point,' he admitted. “I used to smoke 30 [cigarettes] a day, used to f***ing drink nonstop. I've always been able to be on the f***ing edge - be on the line, but then pull myself back.”

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Godzilla - Extended Trailer


Joe Brody and his wife Sandra are working at a nuclear power plant when disaster strikes. The building collapses, forcing an immediate evacuation of employees due to a radiation leak - but when Sandra doesn't make it out, Joe decides to find out what caused the tragedy. When the government inform the media of a severe natural disaster, he is angered because he knows they are harbouring a dangerous secret. When a series of other calamities, such as a devastating tidal wave, hits New York City, it becomes almost impossible to hide the fact that there's a giant reptilian creature hellbent on destruction heading towards the city; a monster later dubbed Godzilla. The US military set out on a mission to save the world along with a surge of new recruits, but their chances of surviving at the hands of this merciless beast are looking horrifically minimal.

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First Look At 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron': Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, And Hawkeye


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Last week we saw the Avengers: Age of Ultron brother-sister duo Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver in Marvel's concept art but thanks to newly released on-set photos, we have been able to catch a glimpse of Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor Johnson as their superhero alter-egos filming an action scene in Italy, via Getty Images/Comic Book Resources.

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Elizabeth Olsen Settles Into Her Super New Role In Italy.

The brand new snaps also afford us the opportunity to have a gander at the sequel's main villain, Ultron, who appeared in pre-CGI form as a sinister looking silver robot. Hilariously, the actor performing the movements of the baddie was photographed wearing a thick puffer jacker underneath his high tech silver scales and helmet; a feature that will be digitally erased when it comes to editing.

Continue reading: First Look At 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron': Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, And Hawkeye

Godzilla - International Trailer


Following a series of disastrous calamities in New York, the government are desperately trying to cover up the cause by insisting that major earthquakes and typhoons are to blame for the demolished city. However, it soon becomes clear to everyone that the damage was caused by a less than natural threat, as a colossal reptilian beast makes itself known to the world; a creature the media has dubbed 'Godzilla'. The US military set out to face the threat in the most dangerous mission of their lives as the origins of Godzilla become known. It is mankind's own destructive nature that has brought this menace to Earth, a fact that is concluded when evidence of Nuclear material is found amongst the wildlife of the Pacific. Can mankind save themselves and rectify their own mistakes? Or are they about to make things a helluva lot worse?

'Godzilla' is the epic re-boot of one of the most iconic sci-fi films ever released. Originally a 1954 Japanese film directed by Ishiro Honda, 'Godzilla' was later adapted into a 1998 motion picture by Roland Emmerich. The 2014 incarnation has been directed by Gareth Edwards ('Monsters', 'End Day') with a screenplay by Max Borenstein ('Seventh Son', 'Swordswallowers and Thin Men') and Dave Callaham ('The Expendables', 'Doom'). The film will hit theaters on May 16th 2014.

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5 Reasons Why The 'Godzilla' Reboot Will Succeed


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It’s a risky business, taking a legendary franchise and telling the same story with fancy technology, popular actors and a sky-high budget, and Godzilla’s remake is no different. But there are a number of things working for the 2014 reboot, and here are just 5 of them. Cynics, beware, this article is ?? with buoyant, unspoilt optimism.

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Godzilla Trailer


While the government go about trying to pass off a series of catastrophic events as natural disasters, the US military are forced to take to Manhattan to rescue New York's ravaged city from a gargantuan menace intent on destroying the world. It is soon discovered that mankind's own irresponsible desire for weaponry and destruction has brought the threat upon them, after evidence of Nuclear chemicals are found around the Pacific. It becomes clear that these radioactive materials have had a genetic impact on the local wildlife, so when an enormous, malformed, reptilian monster dubbed Godzilla takes to the city, armed forces scarcely have a chance at defending their people. Does the human race have the strength and intelligence to survive their biggest threat yet? Or will their past mistakes bring about the apocalypse?

The brand new re-boot of the world's most iconic monster film 'Godzilla' serves as the second Hollywood version since it was first adapted by Roland Emmerich in 1998 from the 1954 Japanese film directed by Ishiro Honda. 'Godzilla' 2014 has been directed by Gareth Edwards ('Monsters', 'End Day') and written by Max Borenstein ('Seventh Son', 'Swordswallowers and Thin Men') and Dave Callaham ('The Expendables', 'Doom'), with an expected release date of May 16th 2014.

 

A Week In Movies: 12 Years A Slave Leads The Pack, Depp Is On Set In L.A., Plus Peeks At Godzilla, Romances, Comedies And Lemurs


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12 Years a Slave

The big news this week is the further escalation of awards-season fever. Steve McQueen's drama 12 Years a Slave continues to lead the field as the British Academy Film Awards announced its Bafta nominations this week - just as the movie opens in the UK. Chiwetel Ejiofor is now the odds-on favourite for both Bafta and Oscar best actor awards. Read our 12 Years a Slave Movie Review here or find out more about the film's star Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Meanwhile, Johnny Depp's new film Mortdecai finished shooting in London and moved to Los Angeles, where he was snapped on set surrounded by actresses in bikinis. The action comedy follows Depp's title character on a quest for stolen art and Nazi gold. Costars Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor and Paul Bettany, have been joined in California by Aubrey Plaza, Oliver Platt and Jeff Goldblum. Take a look at our 'behind the scenes' photos of Johnny Depp filming Mortdecai.

Continue reading: A Week In Movies: 12 Years A Slave Leads The Pack, Depp Is On Set In L.A., Plus Peeks At Godzilla, Romances, Comedies And Lemurs

Godzilla - Teaser Trailer


US troops are sent in to Manhattan via HALO jumping to save the ravaged city from a monstrous threat that appears to have been caused by mankind's own reckless nature lust for destruction. Nuclear chemicals have caused significant radioactive damage to the genetics of some animals and wildlife, and New York finds itself under attack from an enormous, malformed, reptilian beast that the media subsequently dubs as Godzilla. The creature seems almost unstoppable as it easily wipes out the helplessly floundering human beings around it who never thought their scientific research could backfire so apocalyptically. Can it be stopped by human endeavour? And, more importantly, will it be a lesson learned for modern day human beings?

The world's most iconic and recognisable monster returns in 'Godzilla', the second Hollywood incarnation of the creature after Roland Emmerich's 1998 film and based on the 1954 Japanese film of the same name directed by Ishiro Honda. This time, it has been directed by Primetime Emmy nominated Gareth Edwards ('Monsters', 'End Day') and written by Max Borenstein ('Seventh Son', 'Swordswallowers and Thin Men') and Dave Callaham ('The Expendables', 'Doom'). The 'Godzilla' re-boot is set to come crashing into UK cinemas on May 16th 2014.

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'Godzilla' Reboot Trailer Offers Darker Take On The Giant Monster Sci-Fi


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The trailer for the 2014 reboot of the hugely successful giant monster sci-fi film 'Godzilla' has finally been cast out to the waiting public this Tuesday (Dec 10th). The new instalment is a chilling point of view account that requires shadows, smoke and mirrors to slightly reveal the prevailing danger but doesn't take away the mystery element from the lingering beast.

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'Godzilla' poster

The POV method utilized in previous films, such as 'Chronicles' and 'Cloverfield,' view the story though a handheld camera, but in 'Godzilla' it is through the very eyes of military man 'Lieutenant Ford' played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson. In the new clip Johnson performs a HALO jump out of a plane straight into the heart of a city destroyed by the beast.

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Chilling 'Godzilla' 2014 Trailer Just Released: The Low-Down [Trailer + Pictures]


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The trailer for the 2014 remake of Godzilla has finally been released and yes, it does appear that they've gone for the Cloverfield technique of smoke, mirrors and swishing monster tails. However, instead of the shaky-cam civilian angle of the 2008 monster movie, it appears that Godzilla will be told largely through the eyes of the armed forces who are literally parachuted into the heart of the city smashing action.

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2014's 'Godkilla' Will Present A Dark New Take On The Classic Japanese Monster.

Sixteen years after the release of the last attempt at a Godzilla movie in 1998, we'll be gifted with a brand new imagining of the classic Japanese pop culture icon. Though the last movie was considered a flop, it could be predicted that the new movie will fare better due to a push from 3D and IMAX ticket sales as well as a heavy current interest in sci-fi and action.

Continue reading: Chilling 'Godzilla' 2014 Trailer Just Released: The Low-Down [Trailer + Pictures]

Alexander Skarsgard & Matt Bomer Emerge As Favorites In The Hunt For Christian Grey


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Charlie Hunnam is out! The actor sensationally left behind his role as Christian Grey in the upcoming FiftyShades of Grey movie adaptation following varied reports stating his schedule was too packed up already and that he had gotten cold feet over the immense pressure of the role. Now the race is one to find another Christian Grey and the shortlist of potential candidates seems to keep on growing.

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Matt Bomer (L) is the bookie's favourite, but Alexander Skarsgard is still heavily rumoured with the role

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alexander Skarsgard is among the favorites to succeed Hunnam, with his steamy scenes in True Blood and his obvious sex appeal boding well with producers. The same report also states that Northern Irish actor Jamie Dornan is also in line to take on the job, however neither of these rumors have been confirmed yet. THR have also reported that Oscar-nominated screenwriter Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal) has been brought in to adjust the script to accomodate another actor.

Continue reading: Alexander Skarsgard & Matt Bomer Emerge As Favorites In The Hunt For Christian Grey

James Spader Confirmed As Main Villain In 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron'


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After weeks of speculation, James Spader has emerged as the man to take on the part of Ultron in the upcoming sequel to 2012's massively successful The Avengers. The star of the NBC series The Blacklist and Steven Spielberg's Lincoln was chosen ahead of a host of other potential candidates to portray the super-powered, armoured, robotic super villain.

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James Spader will portray the super-villain Ultron

Marvel announced Spader's casting on Thursday (29 August), thus completing the list of main stars for the feature length film. Already, the film's two new additions have been cast, with Elizabeth Olsen signed on to portray the X Men hero Scarlet Witch, with Kick-Ass star Aaron Taylor-Johnson due to portray her brother, Quicksilver. Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow are all due to return, and even The Avengers villain Loki (Tom Hiddleston) could appear in the film too.

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James Spader Joins Avengers Cast As Villain Ultron


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James Spader has been cast as the villain in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Marvel announced Spader will be playing the evil robot set against the Avengers team in the upcoming sequel of the superhero film. Spader is best known for his roles in such television series as Boston Legal, The Office and The Practice.

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James Spader has been cast as Ultron the robot.

In Marvel lore, according to Entertainment Weekly, Ultron is a robot intent on acquiring power. His qualities include super-strength, mind control, genius intellect and a coma ray. Considering he has these qualities and happens to be a robot may make this a difficult role to play for Spader. It has not been announced if Spader will be providing the voice or playing the role with the help of motion capture. 

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Plot Twist: "Lee Daniels' The Butler" Beats Out "Kick-Ass 2" For Weekend Box Office


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In a surprising turn of events, it was Lee Daniels’ The Butler and not Kick-Ass 2 that took the Friday box office. The historicald drama, which tracks the life of White House butler Cecil gaines through eight presidents’ terms, is also poised to take this weekend’s box office. Reports of the movie’s Friday earnings vary slightly, with The Hollywood Reporter placing them at $8.3 million, while according to the L.A. Times the movie took in around $9 million on the first night of the weekend.

The Butler took over as a surprise hit. Watch the film trailer below.

Continue reading: Plot Twist: "Lee Daniels' The Butler" Beats Out "Kick-Ass 2" For Weekend Box Office

Kick-Ass 2 Looks Like The Biggest Box Office Earner Heading Into The Weekend


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We won’t know the final figures of the weekend box office until, quite obviously, the end of the weekend, but right now, the fight between Kick-Ass 2 and Lee Daniels’ The Butler is looking pretty tight.

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Will The Butler come out as a surprise weekend hit?

The Butler, a based-on-a-true-story historical drama has been promoted to and fro over the past couple of weeks. While the critics have deemed the direction somewhat patchy and undecided, everyone has been impressed with the performances of Forest Whitaker and co., even earning this film some early Oscar buzz.

Continue reading: Kick-Ass 2 Looks Like The Biggest Box Office Earner Heading Into The Weekend

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The Wall Trailer

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Nocturnal Animals Movie Review

Nocturnal Animals Movie Review

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Nocturnal Animals Trailer

For a short time, Edward and Susan had a happy marriage, they lived in a...

Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie Review

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer

They've fought private military corporations, Nazi splinter-groups and a Norse god. Now, The Avengers assemble...

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer

The Avengers may be feeling like they are capable of anything after saving New York...

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer

A lot has happened since the Battle of New York. The world was attacked by...

Godzilla Movie Review

Godzilla Movie Review

For a blockbuster about gigantic radioactive monsters, this is a remarkably humane movie. But then...

Godzilla Trailer

Godzilla Trailer

Joe Brody and his wife Sandra are working at a nuclear power plant when disaster...

Godzilla Trailer

Godzilla Trailer

Following a series of disastrous calamities in New York, the government are desperately trying to...

Godzilla Trailer

Godzilla Trailer

While the government go about trying to pass off a series of catastrophic events as...

Godzilla Trailer

Godzilla Trailer

US troops are sent in to Manhattan via HALO jumping to save the ravaged city...

Kick-Ass 2 Movie Review

Kick-Ass 2 Movie Review

New writer-director Wadlow (Never Back Down) makes one severe misstep with this sequel to Matthew...

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