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Interview: Colin Farrell and Director Craig Gillespie on Fright Night

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Colin Farrell has been in the spotlight so long he’s grown to accept his role, and he has developed a playful disregard for anything resembling decorum. Farrell strolled into our room wearing a button-up with only one button buttoned, giving him the causal look of someone looking for a suntan, or a Jim Morrison-esque Lizard King. He was joined by director Craig Gillespie to talk about...

Horrible Bosses: Movie Review

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Charlie Day, Jason Sudekis and Jason Bateman in Horrible Bosses
Halfway between the "put the camera down and let them riff" style of Judd Apatow productions, and the "tight and visually stylized" Todd Phillips aesthetic, Horrible Bosses takes a high concept premise but then lets its actors play in this dark and funny comedy. The film stars Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudekis as men tormented by their employers, who...

New Fright Night Trailer Offers New Moves

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Colin Farrell threatens Anton Yelchin in Fright Night
The first trailer for the remake of Fright Night (and much of the early material) focused on Anton Yelchin and Colin Farrell. Yelchin plays teenager Charlie Brewster, who thinks his next door neighbor Jerry Dandridge (Farrell) is a vampire. What it didn't do is spotlight much of Evil Ed (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) or Peter Vincent (David Tenant), two of the most...

Kate Beckinsale And Jessica Biel Join 'Total Recall' Remake

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Kate Beckinsale is Underworld's Selene
Well, fans of remakes of really, really odd 1980s Arnold Schwarzenegger films, along with fans of really, really pretty people, have something to celebrate this morning--/Film reports that, in addition to Colin Farrell playing hero Douglas Quaid and Bryan Cranston playing the bad guy, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel have both just been announced as recent add-ons to the cast of the...

Fright Night Remake Releases First Images

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Colin Farrell threatens Anton Yelchin in Fright Night
The Fright Night remake is due August 19, and the first official images from the film are now online. The film stars Anton Yelchin as Charlie Brewster, who has a vampire (Colin Farrell) move in next door. The Craig Gillespie-directed remake tones down some of the sexual subtext of the original, which is part of the reason why the film still plays well, but the new...

The Way Back: Movie Review

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The Way Back: The Full Ensemble
This week in theaters Peter Weir's epic The Way Back featuring a stellar ensemble cast with Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan freezing in the Himalayas and scorching across the Siberian desert hits theaters this Friday January 21st. The film is an example of a cinema master at work. Everything about this film was exceptionally well crafted. I guess...

Confirmed: Colin Farrell for Total Recall

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Back in October it was reported that Irish actor Colin Farrell was in talks to star in the remake of the cult sci-fi film Total Recall. The original was released in 1990 and starred Arnold Schwarzeneggar and to say that the actors look nothing alike would be an understatement. But despite their physical differences, Farrell is being primed to take over the lead in the...

Colin Farrell, Keira Knightley in London Boulevard Trailer

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Back in June 2009, we reported that Colin Farrell would join Keira Knightley in a new drama called London Boulevard. Shortly after the announcement we didn't hear much more about it but today we've found a sign of life! The first trailer for the film has appeared online to the shocking but pleasant surprise of all of us. Check it out...

Colin Farrell Could Star in Total Recall Remake

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Has Colin Farrell become the go to guy for remakes? The Irish actor has already snagged the coveted vampire role in DreamWorks' Fright Night reboot, and now he's got his eye on the lead in Total Recall. Total Recall as in the 1990 sci-fi film that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, and an alien woman with triple breasts...

Jennifer Aniston Circling Horrible Bosses

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We're convinced that Jennifer Aniston is afraid of change because over the past few years she's played the same character in all her films. She needs to pull a Julia Roberts and do an Erin Brockovich type role so we can be reminded that she has acting range. But until then, THR is reporting that Aniston is in talks to star in a developing comedy called...

Colin Farrell, Marion Cotillard Join Cronenberg's Cosmopolis

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Colin Farrell is tackling major roles left and right today. Earlier this morning we reported that he landed the coveted gig of the sexy vampire in DreamWorks' Fright Night remake and now he's signed on to star in director David Cronenberg's upcoming film, Cosmopolis. Farrell won't be alone because according to Variety, Oscar winner Marion...

Colin Farrell Cast as Vampire Jerry in Fright Night

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Can anyone really compete with the suave vampire next door that Chris Sarandon pulled off in the original Fright Night?  We may have our doubts but the people over at DreamWorks think Irish actor Colin Farrell has what it takes to fill his shoes. According to THR, Farrell along with "Unites States of Tara" actress Toni Collette have...

Tribeca 2010: A Quick Look at the Goods

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This year at the Tribeca Film Festival there were a lot of noteworthy movies to see. Here's a quick run down of our picks from the past week, which include The Trotsky, Ondine, Nice Guy Johnny, Beware the Gonzo, Into Eternity and Thieves by Law. This little cross-section will give you a small taste of what...

First Look: The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus

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Hello everyone in LA, it's Ben here, reporting from London. Now as some of you already know, Terry Gilliam’s new film The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus is already out in the UK, and it will not be out in America until Christmas Day. So here is a ‘First Look’ of the film for all of you to have have to wait. Also, know that this piece is 100% Spoiler...

Official The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Poster

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Over an Empire, they've got an exclusive first look at the official poster for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. Like many of you, this film has been on my radar for a very long time. It hits theaters domestically this Christmas, and features the final performance of Heath Ledger. The poster highlights all four actors who carry the lead role of Tony the carnie, as...

New Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus Photos

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Doctor Parnassus - Colin Farrell and Lily Cole
The Terry Gilliam film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus won't hit theaters until three months down the line on December 25th. The film features Heath Ledger's last performance, has been a hot topic ever since the actor's unfortunate passing. Since the film has acquired domestic distribution, steady promotion of Parnassus has been under...

Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Gets a Domestic Release

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Christopher Plummer as Doctor Parnassus
The highly anticipated last film of Heath Ledger will finally get a stateside release. According to FirstShowing, Sony Pictures Classics has acquired The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and will distribute it domestically. For months, rumors have been circulating about when the film will hit theaters, with the most recent theory pointing towards this...

Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus International Trailer

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Finally the masses of fans who've been awaiting Heath Ledger's final performance can see him in action. The international trailer for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus has been released. Those of us who were lucky enough to attend Comic-Con this year saw this footage a couple of weeks ago, but now everyone has an opportunity to experience it. The film is directed...

Fox Searchlight Purchases Crazy Heart

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Fox Searchlight has become one of the main distributors of quality independent films within the last few years. It's no surprise that they have recently acquired a the much buzzed about film, Crazy Heart. According to Variety, Searchlight paid seven figures to own the distribution rights to the film that stars Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeff...

Keira Knightley and Colin Farrell Join London Boulevard

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Looks like Ocasr-winning writer William Monaham has added a few more jewels to his crown (aka A-listers to his film). Keira Knightley and Colin Farrell have both offically signed on to join David Thewlis, Anna Friel, Ben Chaplin and Ray Winstone in Monaham's upcoming directorial debut, London Boulevard. The movie is based on Ken Bruen's novel of the same name, and...