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You won't be surprised to hear that a movie called "Fists of Legend" boasts plenty of hand-to-hand (and foot-to-body) contact. But the title of this overlong yet involving Korean actioner is a wink too. It refers to a fictional TV show that recruits...
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It's going to be difficult for the plot of Natalie Portman's new indie western to be as compelling as the backstory that's been unfolding in recent days on the film's movie set. First Michael Fassbender dropped out of the Western “Jane Got a Gun"...
SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
"Warrior" is too much of a good thing. A family drama set in the ultraviolent world of mixed martial arts, it shows promise but finally hits things so hard, both literally and metaphorically, that it's hard not to feel pummeled yourself by the time it's...
24 FramesIn a recent conversation at The Times' Envelope Screening Series, "Warrior" director Gavin O'Connor and his livewire star Nick Nolte, who plays the shaky patriarch of a pugilist clan, entered into a fracas of their own over the seemingly tame subject of...
24 FramesNick Nolte and Gavin O'Connor discuss fighting and acting in "Warrior"...
Zap2itThe movie with the revolving cast and crew just secured a new villain. Days after Bradley Cooper announced he had to depart "Jane Got a Gun" due to timing issues with his current project, David O. Russell's "American Hustle," Ewan McGregor is...
VarietyAfter a long and lengthy search, Sony and Escape Artists have found their helmer for an adaptation of the 1980s TV show "The Equalizer" starring Denzel Washington, entering early talks with "Drive" director Nicolas Winding Refn. At this point, Refn has...
VarietyWith Focus Features closing a deal for U.S. distribution rights to "The Place Beyond the Pines," the acquisition dam at Toronto is poised to break, as hungry buyers who missed out on the fest's hottest title take their checkbooks elsewhere. WME Global...
VarietyEXCLUSIVE: Renee Zellweger is set to make her directorial debut with "4 1/2 Minutes," a comedy in which she'll star opposite Johnny Knoxville. Kevin Frakes' PalmStar Media Capital will finance the pic, which K5 International will begin introducing to...
Lifetime orders pilot co-created by Zellweger: Tambakis, O'Connor also exec producing 'Cinnamon Girl'VarietyLifetime has ordered drama pilot "Cinnamon Girl," created by Renee Zellweger and Anthony Tambakis, with fellow exec producer Gavin O'Connor directing. The project follows four young women coming of age in the late 1960s-early 1970s Los Angeles music...
Tags: Movies, Entertainment, Cinnamon, Renee Zellweger, Nick Nolte
VarietyFX placed a 13-episode order for drama series "The Americans," starring Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich. The drama, created by Joe Weisberg and set during the Reagan presidency, centers on two KGB spies (Russell and Rhys) posing as a married...
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