Ewan McGregor Reviews, Interviews & More

'Kill The Trumpet Player': Don Cheadle, Zoe Saldana, And Ewan McGregor To...

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Various iterations of Miles Davis biopics have been in development in Hollywood over the years, though not much has come to fruition in cinematically telling the story of Davis, the brilliant and volatile jazz genius.  And it seems that Davis’ story is finally making it to the big screen (well, a small part of his story, anyway).

'Star Wars Episode VII': Ewan McGregor Rumored To Return As Obi-Wan

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Well, the summer movie season is pretty much over at this point, meaning there’s only one thing left to do: ceaselessly and wildly speculate about casting and spoiler rumors for the next cycle of big summer movies because we have nothing better to do, and because they are like catnip for the internet.  And today’s big of casting rumor-mongering is a big one: that Ewan McGregor will return...

'Jane Got A Gun': Ewan McGregor Steps In For Bradley Cooper

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It's amazing just how many casting changes have occurred on Natalie Portman's upcoming Western Jane Got A Gun. The actress has been with the project since the very beginning, both as producer and star, but her co-stars never seem to last. The latest actor to join the film is Portman's former Star Wars co-star Ewan McGregor; he's stepping in for Bradley Cooper, who left the...

The Impossible: Movie Review

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The Spanish-produced film The Impossible, directed by Orphanage director J.A. Bayona, chronicles a family's plight after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami hit the southwestern coast of Thailand. With this film, Bayona offers an intimate portrait of one single family's story of survival.

Haywire Trailer Will Beat You Silly

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The story of Haywire is familiar. Government agent goes on an appointment and ends up betrayed. But the players are exciting. Steven Soderberg reteaming with The Limey screenwriter Lem Dobbs. Newcomer Gina Carano going face to face with Michael Fassbender, Michael Douglas, Antonio Banderas, Channing Tatum, Ewan...

Beginners: Movie Review

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Out in theaters now in theaters is the charmingly sweet and original romantic comedy Beginners with Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer and Mélanie Laurent with some of the best performances and well packaged film out in theaters now...

Ewan McGregor Joins The Cast of Jack the Giant Killer

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We recently learned that Bryan Singer had finally found the young actor to headline his film Jack the Giant Killer. Nicholas Hoult landed the coveted title role and now according to an announcement via New Line Cinema, Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is in negotiations to join him. Singer, Hoult, and now McGregor? That's an unbeatable combination. We're in!

Sundance 2011: Perfect Sense Movie Review - Best of the Fest?

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At this year's Sundance Film Festival, we at ScreenCrave have been making a big deal out of Kevin Smith's Red State for the last few days, because it's been the hottest ticket, carried the most controversy, and frankly, been most exciting movie so far.  But with the premier of David Mackenzie's Perfect Sense, it is without a doubt that we've seen the best, most effective and...

I Love You Phillip Morris: Movie Review

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For those of you mulling over the purchase of a ticket to this outrageously stupid film, listen up: Typically we associate Jim Carrey with unwavering humor and Ewan McGregor with infectious charm. In the sheer disaster that is I Love You Phillip Morris, both actors give performances utterly barren of the aforementioned qualities. Co-written/directed by longtime creative...

New NSFW I Love You Phillip Morris Trailer

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Doesn't it feel like we've been hearing about I Love You Phillip Morris for years now? The movie has bounced between several distributors but finally landed a solid deal with Liddell Entertainment and Roadside Attractions. The film stars Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor as two men who meet in prison and begin a love affair. A new NSFW trailer has been released for the...

Nanny McPhee Returns: Movie Review

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The stern babysitter with a magical cane has come back to the big screen in Nanny McPhee Returns. It's a follow up to the 2005 film that starred Emma Thompson as an unconventional nanny who makes it her business to turn wild, unruly children into well behaved citizens. She tackles a new family with a new set of problems but as usual McPhee has the patience and...

Edinburgh Film Fest 2010: Jackboots On Whitehall Film Review

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It’s been 5 years since we’ve had a puppet based action film, Team America: World Police. So now its Blighty’s turn to taken on the Yanks with Jackboots On Whitehall, a film having its world premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this week. Jackboots On Whitehall is the first film to use animatronics puppets;...

It's Team Britain! - Jackboots On Whitehall Trailer

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It's been 6 years since we were introduced to Team America: World Police; it was a savage political satire from the creators of "South Park," that covered terrorism and proved that Pearl Harbor was a really bad movie. Even though the film lives on through the immortal line of "America, fuck yeah!" it seems that good ol'...

Ewan McGregor Cast in The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

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After what seems like a lifetime of stalling, director Terry Gilliam has finally found a new star for The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. According to Empire, Scottish actor Ewan McGregor will fill the lead role that was previously occupied by Johnny Depp.

Jim Carrey's I Love You Phillip Morris Gets Shelved

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The distribution history of the Jim Carrey film I Love You Phillip Morris has been rocky and sordid. Even though it has a major star as its lead (along with the amazing Ewan McGregor), Consolidated Pictures Group has decided not to release the film at the end of this month as planned.

Interview: Ewan McGregor Talks About Working for Polanski

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Roman Polanski's latest film The Ghost Writer is a subtle thriller that needed just the right cast in order to be pulled off. Cut to: Yet another amazing performance by Ewan McGregor. Within the tangled web of the film there is an ease about McGregor's performance that allowed him to both lead us through the story as an outsider and become a part of...

Ewan McGregor Not Interested in Trainspotting Sequel

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Yesterday during an interview with Ewan McGregor for Roman Polanski's (whose name has been mysteriously missing from the synopsis, press notes and other promotional pieces - more on that later) The Ghost Writer, he briefly spoke about the rumor about Danny Boyle tackling a Trainspotting sequel. Although it might be fun to get the gang back together in their...

The Ghost Writer: Movie Review

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Roman Polanski hits the big screen with his new psychological thriller, The Ghost Writer starring Ewan McGregor. Despite all the recent drama in his life, Polanski manages to pull another rabbit out of his hat and surprise audiences in a whole new way with this film. From his comedic jabs and clever dialogue to his dramatic use of tone and music, The Ghost...

Polanski's Ghost Writer Gets Release and German Trailer

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Putting the whole arrest and trial thing aside, Director Roman Polanski will hopefully be available in the coming months to see his latest film The Ghost Writer with the impressive ensemble cast of Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall, Olivia Williams, Eli Wallach, Timothy Hutton, Tom Wilkinson and James Belushi be released at the Berlin Film Festival on...