Armie Hammer (born Armand Hammer 28.07.1986)
Armie Hammer is an American actor famous for his role as both Winklevoss twins in 2010's 'The Social Network' and his upcoming lead role in 2013's 'The Lone Ranger'.
Childhood: Armie Hammer was born in Los Angeles, California. He moved to Dallas, Texas before moving again to the Cayman Islands at the age of seven and then to LA again at the age of 12. His parents are Dru Ann who was a bank loan officer and Michael who owned the companies Knoedler Publishing and Armand Hammer Productions. He attended Faulkner's Academy, Grace Christian Academy which his father founded and Los Angeles Baptist High School. He dropped out in the eleventh grade to embark on an acting career but took courses at Pasadena City College and the University of California. He claims that his parents 'disowned' him when he left school.
Acting Career: Armie Hammer has appeared in several episodes of 'Gossip Girl' and 'Reaper' in 2009 as well as appearing in 'Desperate Housewives', 'Veronica Mars' and 'Arrested Development' where he made his screen debut. He made his break as the titular character in the movie 'Billy: The Early Years' in 2008. In 2010, he had a starring role in David Fincher's Facebook story 'The Social Network' where he played the Winklevoss twins and subsequently won two awards including a Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor. He was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for appearing as Clyde Tolson in 2011 movie 'J. Edgar'. In 2012, he appeared as Prince Andrew Alcott in fantasy movie 'Mirror Mirror' He will play the main part in 'The Lone Ranger' in 2013 alongside Johnny Depp who will star as his sidekick Tonto.
Personal life: Armie Hammer married Elizabeth Chambers in 2010 after being introduced by his friend Tyler Ramsey.
British director Ben Wheatley will helm the project for Netflix.
Having shown her talents to an audience of hundreds of millions with her participation in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, British star Lily James is set to appear with Armie Hammer in a new film adaptation of Rebecca for Netflix.
The two stars will team up with director Ben Wheatley for the project, a collaboration between Netflix and Working Title. Jane Goldman, who has previously worked on Woman In Black and Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, will be taking on script duties.
It’s adapted from Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 gothic thriller novel of the same name. A movie adaptation of ‘Rebecca’ soon followed in 1940, which was famous for being Alfred Hitchcock’s first film and which won the Oscar for Best Picture.
Continue reading: Lily James And Armie Hammer Set For Netflix Re-Make Of 'Rebecca'
Armie Hammer signed a peach... But it only gets stranger.
The one thing you can guarantee if you're a celebrity is that people will ask you to sign your autograph. And while that usually means your own products or merch, photos and notebooks, sometimes a chest or two, occasionally you'll be asked to scribble on something just plain weird.
Armie Hammer signs autographs on his Vespa (2013)
And here are seven of the weirdest things celebs have been asked to sign:
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Director Luca Guadagnino reveals he's working on a new script.
After winning Best Adapted Screenplay at the 90th Academy Awards, romantic drama 'Call Me By Your Name' is set to be getting a sequel as director Luca Guadagnino reveals that he's already working on a new story for Oliver and Elio. The new movie will be set elsewhere in the world.
Armie Hammer, Luca Guadagnino and Timothee Chalamet at the Critics Circle Awards
Based on the 2007 novel of the same name by André Aciman, this tale of romance between an American-Italian teen boy and a 24-year-old Jewish scholar on an Italian vacation has received immense critical acclaim - so much so that a follow-up is already being discussed between Guadagnino and Aciman.
Continue reading: Armie Hammer And Timothée Chalamet To Reunite In 'Call Me By Your Name' Sequel
Illness could not stop the actor turning up to the event of the year.
The problem with awards season is that it always happens when the weather is still bitterly cold and everyone is trying not to catch the flu. For Armie Hammer, he was unlucky enough to fall ill ahead of the Oscars, but that didn't stop him turning up on the red carpet.
Armie Hammer at the Breitling Roadshow
The 31-year-old wasn't going to miss the movie night of the year, especially when his new film 'Call Me By Your Name' was up for Best Picture, Best Actor, Original Song and Original Screenplay - the latter of which the film actually won.
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The filmmaker wants to bring an important part of history to the big screen.
Based on the 2007 novel of the same name by André Aciman, 'Call Me By Your Name' became one of the most impressive love stories to be told on the big screen upon its release in late 2017. Starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet in the leading roles of Oliver and Elio, it took viewers back to 1983 (as opposed to the novel's year of 1987), and saw a same-sex romance play out on screen amongst a backdrop that would threaten to tear them apart at any opportunity.
Armie Hammer starred as Oliver in the hit romantic flick
Thanks to its huge success, talk surrounding a sequel to the film has been hot ever since its release. Though it's not something that's been officially ordered, it is something that the movie's director Luca Guadagnino would like to tackle, and he's already got some fantastic ideas about the direction in which he'd take the series.
Continue reading: 'Call Me By Your Name' Director Wants To Address The AIDS Crisis In Sequel
The actor spent some time rehearsing in the role of Batman.
Armie Hammer has recently made waves with his charismatic and compelling role in romantic film 'Call Me By Your Name', but there was a time when the actor was very close to bringing yet another version of the World's Greatest Detective, Batman to the big screen.
Armie Hammer could have been the Dark Knight
Part of George Miller's 'Justice League: Mortal', the star thought he was onto a winner taking on the role of the Dark Knight, but the film was cancelled before it ever really got off the ground. Shoots took place, with those involved - which also included D.J. Cortona as Superman, Megan Gale as Wonder Woman and Adam Brody as The Flash - rehearsing their lines, but one day the plug was pulled. Instead of 'Mortal' running alongside Zack Snyder's 'Watchmen', it was tossed aside.
Continue reading: Armie Hammer Stole Cancelled 'Justice League: Mortal' Movie Script
This year's been a big one for blockbuster hits.
This year and the amount of big movies released has been so extensive that it would be hard for anybody to pick out the top 20 films to have dropped, let alone the top 10! Still, that's what we've done here, trawling through all of our favourite pictures of 2017 so far to come up with 10 that we just can't forget, and that had the best, most lasting impact out of the lot! Here's our top 10 best movies of 2017...
10) 'Atomic Blonde'
Charlize Theron leads the way in 'Atomic Blonde'
Continue reading: The 10 Best Movies Of 2017 (So Far!)
The actor was a little too big for his short shorts.
Armie Hammer has revealed that his shorts in Call Me By Your Name needed a little bit of digital retouching to stop the movie being X-rated.
Speaking to Andy Cohen on SirusXM, Monday, the actor revealed he suffered a wardrobe malfunction during filming because he was just too big for the super-short shorts.
You can see a lot (but not all) of Armie Hammer in Call Me By Your Name
Continue reading: A Wardrobe Malfunction By Armie Hammer Nearly Made 'Call Me By Your Name' X-Rated
Set in northern Italy in the summer of 1983, this internationally flavoured drama is a gorgeously nostalgic coming-of-age story that gets deep under the skin. With a career-best performance from Armie Hammer, the film is packed with complex characters and finely observed moments that have huge emotional resonance. And while the central story hinges on sexuality, it's actually about finding the courage to express our feelings.
Hammer stars as Oliver, an American in Italy for his summer internship with author Perlman (Michael Stuhlbarg) and his artistic wife Annella (Amira Casar). And he has an immediate connection with their 17-year-old son Elio (Timothee Chalamet), a smart, inquisitive young man who is initially wary of Oliver's brash American attitudes, then slowly develops a crush on him. Even more terrifying, Oliver seems to feel the same way. But Elio has a girlfriend (Esther Garrel), whose best friend Chiara (Victoire Du Bois) catches Oliver's eye. And as they spend the summer studying, eating, drinking and roaming the beautiful countryside, Elio and Oliver begin to admit their mutual attraction.
Continue reading: Call Me By Your Name Review
It's the summer of 1983 and 24-year-old Oliver has returned from his studies in America to stay with his parents at their villa in Northern Italy. It's there he meets a 17-year-old local named Elio; a free spirit who enjoys reading, playing music, swimming and partying. Elio offers to show Oliver the sights of the town, and it doesn't take long for the pair to start falling for each other. But it's a confusing time for them - for Elio especially. He has a complicated relationship with his female friend Marzia, and both of them face rejection and prejudice on the basis of their bisexual feelings.
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Armie Hammer at the 2016 GQ Men of the Year Party held at Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 8th December 2016
Armie Hammer seen on Sunday November 20, 2016 at the Lakers game. The Chicago Bulls defeated the Los Angeles Lakers by the final score of 118-110. Held at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 21st November 2016
Armie Hammer with his wife Elizabeth Chambers at a screening of Nocturnal Animals held at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 11th November 2016
Armie Hammer at the BFI London Film Festival Closing Night Gala of 'Free Fire' at the Odeon Leicester Square, London, United Kingdom - Sunday 16th October 2016
Armie Hammer at the BFI London Film Festival premiere screening of 'Nocturnal Animals' held at the Odeon Leicester Square, London, United Kingdom - Friday 14th October 2016
Date of birth
28th August, 1986
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