Fact: The release of director Guy Ritchie's latest movie King Arthur has been pushed back from July (16) to February, 2017. The film stars Charlie Hunnam and Jude Law and features a cameo appearance by retired soccer player David Beckham.
Quote: "We've put him in Arthur, which we've just finished, and he was fabulous in that. He's got a bigger role in that. We'll go steadily with David and see where that goes. He does enjoy it (acting)." Moviemaker Guy Ritchie is keen to cast former soccer stud David Beckham in all his movies after giving him a fleeting cameo in new film The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Fact: Soccer superstar David Beckham is set to appear in Guy Ritchie's new King Arthur film, Knights of the Roundtable. Beckham has landed a cameo alongside fellow Brits including Sons of Anarchy actor Charlie Hunnam, and Sherlock Holmes' Jude Law. The film is set for release in 2016.
Fact: Madonna recruited her teenage son Rocco to make an appearance onscreen on Thursday (09Apr15) as she performed her new single, B**CH I'M MADONNA, on America's THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON. The superstar began the song from her studio dressing room, before dragging out her collaborator Diplo and a group of dancers into the hallway as she made her way onto the show's stage. Rocco, whose father is British director Guy Ritchie, was featured skating into view and mouthing the hook, "B**ch I'm Madonna".
Fact: Djimon Hounsou has reportedly entered negotiations to portray wizard Merlin in director Guy Ritchie's new King Arthur epic. The actor is the front-runner to land the magical role in Knights of the Round Table, according to multiple outlets. If he signs on, Hounsou will join a cast that includes Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur and Spanish actress Astrid Berges-Frisbey as Guinevere.
Fact: Robert Downey, Jr. has reunited with his Sherlock Holmes director Guy Ritchie to film an advert for the new Call Of Duty: Black Ops Ii video game. The action star makes a brief appearance in the minute-long live-action trailer, titled Surprise, in which he quips, "Guess who brought a jet to a gun fight", before trying to fly out of the war zone. The game hits retailers on 13 November (12).
Fact: Madonna's moviemaker ex Guy Ritchie is in talks to tackle pirate classic Treasure Island as a new film franchise. The man behind the two hit Sherlock Holmes films is attached to direct a big-budget movie adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure novel, which was recently turned into a TV mini-series starring Eddie Izzard.
Quote: "In Snatch, there's a sequence where people are fed to pigs and that's a way of getting rid of bodies; all you gotta do is... shave the hair... and then you've got to pull the teeth out and after that the pigs do the rest - they go through bones like it's butter... and there is a guy that does that." Director Guy Ritchie insists horrific scenes in his 2000 movie were based on reality.
Quote: "Rob's a frustrated director anyway, but also he's a powerhouse of creativity and he hates the word no and I'm the guy who has to say no. We're like brothers and we wrestle and we're both passionate... He likes to wrestle." Guy Ritchie on directing his Sherlock Holmes star Robert Downey, Jr.
Quote: "I went to a football match with a whole gang of these people, and they couldn't be more genteel. And they talked about stabbing people the way we would talk about a stag party. But my friends aren't active villains. They've all been gentrified." Filmmaker Guy Ritchie admits some of his friends are reformed criminals.
Quote: "Everyone told me that to be good at school was important, but for me it wasn't. So I am anti-school. And I'm anti people putting so much pressure on kids and robbing their childhood by giving them so much homework. I think if kids want to arse around, then they should." Director Guy Ritchie refuses to put pressure on his kids to succeed in school.
Quote: "I can't help myself. They wanted this to be a franchise, which, in my mind, needs at least two movies. But I really liked working with the team on the first movie, so this was an easy choice." Director Guy Ritchie admits shooting a Sherlock Holmes sequel with pals Jude Law and Robert Downey, JR. was an easy decision to make.
Fact: Director Guy Ritchie has an invitation to Britain's upcoming royal wedding - the moviemaker is Kate Middleton's sixth cousin once removed. She will exchange vows with Prince William on 29 April (11).
Quote: "Do I have any idea what the f**k he is talking about most of the time? No f**king way. He f**king rants, sounds very clever, and then I have to tell him: 'Repeat that, but this time f**king speak English.'" Director Guy Ritchie admits he struggled to understand his Sherlock Holmes star Robert Downey, Jr.
Quote: "The word to describe Robert is hard... He can really scrap. He's done time in jail, which didn't exactly soften him up. He has a real physicality that is pretty f**king amazing." Guy Ritchie on his SHERLOCK HOLMES star Robert Downey, JR.
Quote: "Me, Jason Statham and Guy Ritchie have been talking about working on a project together." Vinnie Jones is keen to reunite with his pals for another movie. The trio previously worked together on British gangster films LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS and SNATCH.
Quote: "He's a big bada** Englishman. We'd show him a piece of fight choreography and he'd be like, 'No, no!' And then show us how to choke someone out with their own jacket, because he's this jujitsu guy. I love the guy!" Robert Downey Jr. was impressed with director Guy Ritchie's fighting capabilities on the set of movie SHERLOCK HOLMES.
Quote: “He knew when to let us muck around and when to tell us to stop. He was the father of two wayward sons.” Jude Law on his SHERLOCK HOLMES director, Guy Ritchie, who took charge of him and co-star Robert Downey Jr.
Fact: One of Jude Law's first acting roles was as a stable boy in U.K. TV series THE CASE-BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. The Brit now plays the supersleuth's sidekick DR. WATSON in Guy Ritchie's new big-screen adaptation SHERLOCK HOLMES.
Quote: "I keep getting a large cheque every year for SNATCH. That film alone keeps a roof over my head." Guy Ritchie still reaps the rewards from his 2000 gangster movie, which pulled in more than $83 million (£55 million) at the global box office.
Fact: A painting of Madonna and her ex husband Guy Ritchie in the nude is expected to fetch up to $33,000 (£22,000) when it goes under the hammer at Scottish auction house MCTear's on Saturday (30May09).
Quote: "There are many duos we wanted to draw from. Something as eccentric as The Odd Couple to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Withnail and I and Laurel and Hardy. It's the kind of friendship you can only have with someone of the same sex, a person you adore but who infuriates you." Jude Law on working with Robert Downey Jr. in Guy Ritchie's new SHERLOCK HOLMES movie.
Quote: "I'm a natural drinker - I enjoy it very much." Guy Ritchie explains why he bought a London pub.
Fact: The court hearing that dissolved Madonna and Guy Ritchie's seven-and-a-half year marriage on Friday (21Nov08) lasted just 54 seconds. A judge at London's High Court granted the former couple a decree nisi, and their marriage will be officially finalised in six weeks when they will be handed a decree absolute.
Fact: The Scottish cathedral where Madonna and Guy Ritchie's son ROCCO was christened has been vandalised by youths. The couple baptised their son at Dornoch Cathedral in the Scottish Highlands in December 2000.
Quote: I'm ROCCO's Godmum. I love my godson and they'll work it out. They're both big enough people to become great friends in time and I'm sure that they will for the sake of their kids, if nothing else. I'm sad when great things come to an end but they both need to recapture their lives. Sting's wife Trudie Styler on pals Madonna and Guy Ritchie's marriage split. Styler introduced the pair.
Quote: "I want to have shorter hair, but I have a husband that loves the long-haired look, and well, that is just one of the things I do for him." Madonna has no plans to go against husband Guy Ritchie's wishes and cut her hair.
Quote: "He was an interesting mess, but he's come out the other side and he's no longer a mess. He's reborn." Moviemaker Guy Ritchie can't wait to work with Robert Downey Jr. on a new SHERLOCK HOLMES movie.
Fact: Jude Law will team up with Robert Downey Jr. in a big-screen version of SHERLOCK HOLMES, director Guy Ritchie has confirmed. Downey Jr. will portray Holmes, while Law will play his sidekick Dr. Watson. Production is slated to begin in October (08) in London.
Quote: "If Guy says you're all right, you're all right. He's very nice. Gives you a hug in the morning. Loves to sit down and have a chat. Really interested. I like him a lot." Actor Idris Elba enjoyed his time working with director Guy Ritchie on the set of ROCKNROLLA.
Quote: Thats because I dont understand women. British director Guy Ritchie reveals why he rarely casts female roles.
Quote: I'm not extravagant. We spent all of, you know, $1,080 (GBP600). British director Guy Ritchie insists his 40th birthday was not as extravagant as wife Madonna's 50th birthday bash last month (Aug08).
Quote: "She's Madonna. It was like having some sort of animal, a wild beast, walk into the room." ENTOURAGE star Jeremy Piven was terrified when the Queen of Pop visited the set of husband Guy Ritchie's film ROCKNROLLA.
Quote: "She's been very supportive. It was great." Director Guy Ritchie praises his superstar wife Madonna for backing his new movie ROCKNROLLA. The MUSIC hitmaker took time out of her Sticky + Sweet tour schedule on Monday (01Sep08) to accompany Ritchie at the film's London premiere.
Quote: "The missus loves horses, but actually I'm scared of horses. I run away, I've never been able to get over that horse thing." Guy Ritchie doesn't share his wife Madonna's passion for equestrian sports.
Quote: "Madonna was so low key and so incognito that I hardly noticed her, and when I did it kinda caught me by storm. But honestly speaking, she's a really down to earth, really cool individual. I'm glad I got a chance to meet her - rub some of that energy off!" Rapper/actor Ludacris was delighted to meet his ROCKNROLLA director Guy Ritchie's superstar wife during shooting.
Quote: "No, I know what to make. I sent her her first macrobiotic chef. Once I was there and they had nothing to eat so I made him steaks on a George Foreman grill and her a salad out of whatever was left." MACrobiotic diet devotee Gwyneth Paltrow insists it isn't difficult to cook a meal for her close friends Guy Ritchie and notoriously picky eater Madonna.
Quote: "I have heard her CD. I think it's her best CD, and I'm not just saying that. Well, I am just saying it, but I also mean it." Filmmaker Guy Ritchie insists he likes his wife Madonna's upcoming album.
Quote: "My kids want to go to one of his movies. ROCCO complained that he doesn't make movies that kids can watch." Madonna admits her children are unhappy with their father Guy Ritchie's hard-hitting films.
Fact: Madonna's A LEAGUE OF HER OWN co-star ROSIE O'DONNELL has escaped the furore surrounding her upcoming autobiography CELEBRITY DETOX by joining the pop superstar and her husband Guy Ritchie for the Jewish New Year in Israel.
Quote: "I like it when my husband wears suits and I tell him on a regular basis. Does he comply? Yes he does. He's very obedient in the clothes department." Filmmaker Guy Ritchie obeys his wife Madonna's wardrobe demands.
Quote: "The most important thing is their intentions are right. They're trying to give a kid a home and an education, who probably wouldn't get that... Their hearts are in the right place." Brad Pitt approves of Madonna and pal Guy Ritchie's attempts to adopt 13-month-old African baby DAVID BANDA.
Fact: Madonna and her movie-maker husband Guy Ritchie donned fancy dress to attend a party at Los Angeles' Kabbalah Center - Madonna wore a saucy French maid outfit, while the SNATCH director dressed up as a native American Indian.
Quote: <p>"You would have had to broken both my arms and both my legs for me to not come here." MADONNA speaking at the Toronto Film Festival premiere of her husband Guy Ritchie's new movie REVOLVER - less than a month after suffering three cracked ribs, a broken collarbone and a broken hand in a horse riding accident. </p>