Who would've thought that Elvis and Richard Nixon would become allies? When Elvis sporadically showed up at The White House, it was completely unexpected. He was the biggest pop star in the world and there he was, at the gates of The White House unannounced.
Under the advice of one of his top aides, Nixon is a talked into meeting with The King Of Pop. Nixon needed a boost in popularity and for him to be seen as becoming friends with America's most loved star would be a perfect photo op for The President.
Elvis is accepted and taken into the building; him and his security sidekicks are searched and relieved of their firearms. Whilst speaking with Egil Krogh, Elvis is run through a few of the certain White House protocols that one must follow on meeting the president, protocols Elvis is quick to cast aside. The reason behind this meeting was kept entirely secret, but now we'll learn about Elvis' aspirations to take on a new mission unlike anything he's ever done before.
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Tatum will return to strip again in 'Magic Mike XXL.'
The release date for the Magic Mike sequel, Magic Mike XXL, has been set for the 3rd June 2015, according to Deadline. The follow-up to Stephen Soderbergh's immensely successful 2012 comedy will see Channing Tatum reprise his role as level-headed stripper, Mike, alongside returning cast Alex Pettyfer, Matthew Mcconaughey, Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello.
Channing Tatum Has Revealed 'Magic Mike' Sequel Plot Details.
"I think everyone's gonna be back," the 33 year-old actor told MTV, weakening rumours that the Oscar-winning McConaughey wouldn't appear for a second film. "Obviously no-one's deal are done which is always kind of scary." The Jupiter Ascending star also hinted at the sequel's plot: "This one will be a road trip movie. Without giving a lot away, we don't wanna make it a really serious, slice-of-life movie. We want to have reality in it, but we don't want to make it some dark drama."
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The 'Endless Love' remake has eliminated the entire point of the story on which it was based.
It's been more than 30 years since Brooke Shields hit the headlines for starring in the under-aged romance Endless Love in 1981 opposite newcomer Martin Hewitt. Director Franco Zeffirelli had a history with young love, having made 1968's Romeo & Juliet, but this film featured a 15-year-old Shields having a torrid affair with a much older boy. And it was unusually graphic, rated R in America and requiring cuts to receive a restrictive AA certificate in Britain.
Alex Pettyfer [L] and Gabriella Wilde [R] in 'Endless Love'
Now 33 years later, filmmaker Shana Feste has remade the film, stripping it of grit and sex. This new version is rated PG-13 (12A in the UK), and probably only missed a PG due to some profanity. But then, this take on Scott Spencer's novel is clearly marketed toward a much younger audience of 12-year-old girls, the ones who flock to see dewey Nicholas Sparks romantic fantasies starring Channing Tatum.
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Cecil Gains is a devoted White House butler who grew up on a simple cotton farm where he and other black workers were not treated with any respect by their white counterparts. From a simple kitchen worker, he rises to be top butler to eight different presidents over the course of more than 30 years. Sworn to secrecy over the goings on at the White House, he serves the likes of Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and Lyndon B. Johnson with all the care that he has in spite of their differing policies and the suppression of his race across the country. He rejects his freedom fighter son's distaste at Cecil's job and never once wavers in his respect for his government. He merely stands back, silver platter in hand and watches the progression of racial equality until the day the country's first black president is finally inaugurated.
This is a story about loyalty and commitment based on the article by Wil Haygood, 'A Butler Well Served by This Election', about Eugene Allen; a real butler who showed his devotion to his job over the course of three decades while he and his fellow black civilians went from being the underdogs to top dog as he lives to see the election of President Barack Obama. It has been directed by Lee Daniels ('The Paperboy', 'Precious', 'Shadowboxer') and co-written by Danny Strong ('Game Change', 'Recount'), and has an incredible all-star ensemble cast. 'The Butler' is set to his theatres in the US on August 16th 2013.
With Emma Watson out of the running for 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' we take a look at some of the other contenders to play Anastasia Steele.
Emma Watson is officially out of the running to play the submissive Anastasia Steele in Kelly Marcel's adaptation of the S&M novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey.' Watson - who, of course played Hermione Granger in Harry Potter - has long been considered one of the favourites to play the female lead in theUniversal and Focus Pictures movie, though she shot down the rumors in a couple of posts on her Twitter page this week. Watson, who recently turned down the opportunity to play Cinderella in Kenneth Branagh's upcoming Disney movie, started off by telling followers, "Who here actually thinks I would do 50 Shades of Grey as a movie? Like really. For real. In real life."
After encouraging her fans to respond, Watson presumably got few affirmative replies, or plenty of tweets warning her off the project, tweeting, "Good. Well that's that sorted then." The nature of her tweets suggest Watson has been approached by Universal about playing Anastasia and it's likely she would have been the studio's first choice. "I haven't read the book, I haven't a read a script, nothing," Watson told EW.com in July 2012, "There are so many movies you become attached to when I've literally never even received a phone call. It was the same way with 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' - I never even saw a script!"
The Fifty Shades movie remains without a lead actor, actress or director, despite Universal's hopes of releasing the film in summer of 2014. Shooting is likely to go ahead within the next couple of months, though Watson ruling herself will have given producers a potential headache. Is she isn't playing Steele, then who is?
Continue reading: If Emma Watson Isn't Doing 'Fifty Shades Of Grey,' Then Who Is?
Tatum plays Mike, a construction worker who moonlights as a stripper in a women-only club in Tampa, Florida. When he notices hot, 19-year-old Adam (Pettyfer) on the building site, he invites him along to the club, where owner Dallas (McConaughey) is hoping to take the show to the Miami big time. Soon Adam is part of the team (which includes actor-hunks True Blood's Manganiello, White Collar's Bomer and CSI Miami's Rodriguez), but he also gets tempted by the darker side of the scene, namely girls and drugs.
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In the near future, the world's population lives until the age of 25. After that, if you want to live longer, you must work hard to earn more time or, alternatively, you can inherit or illegally steal it. The rich have almost unlimited access to all the time in the world, thereby making them immortal. The poor die young. Any time you have remaining shows on your arm as a constant reminder.
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Alex Pettyfer Friday 4th February 2011 'I Am Number Four' stars visit the Apple SoHo store New York City, USA
John Smith isn't a normal boy, he and his guardian Henri have shifted homes and moved around the country so much he doesn't really have a true place to call home. Though John might look like most other boys, he holds a secret, his home planet isn't Earth it's a place called Lorien - a planet that's been wiped out by an enemy species called the Mogadorians. The only surviving members of the Lorien race are nine infants who are sent to Earth to masquerade as human children.
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Alex Pettyfer Thursday 18th March 2010 ShoWest 2010 Awards Ceremony - Press Room Las Vegas, Nevada
Date of birth
10th April, 1990
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