Kevin Costner Reviews, Interviews & More

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for May 20 - 26

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This week offers a number of films from earlier this year, which either weren't all that good, or didn't find their audience. Maybe Pompeii was better than you'd think. Maybe. That's possible.

Draft Day: Movie Review

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Ivan Reitman's Draft Day may look like a sports films, but it's more of a workplace comedy as Kevin Costner deals with the most stressful day of the year as the general manager of the Cleveland Browns, who -- with his job on the line -- starts the day by making a trade for the number one pick of the draft. Though it takes a while to get going, once the film gets up to...

Interview: Kevin Costner on 'Draft Day,' His Movies and 'Giant,'

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Though he’s known for his laconic, old west style, Kevin Costner is a talker. The man loves to talk. He loves to talk about movies, and what he’s working on, and in this case Draft Day, which he was happy to discuss along with some of the highlights of his career. But Costner, whose won Oscars and had big ups and downs over the course of his career, is now at the point where...

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit: Movie Review

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Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan character has led to one of the oddest franchises in modern history, with as many men playing the character as have played Batman over the last twenty five years. Paramount decided to reboot the franchise with their Star Trek leading man Chris Pine for the modern era with Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, and the results are mixed. This is mostly because...

Interview: Kenneth Branagh, Kevin Costner and Chris Pine on 'Jack Ryan:...

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In one of the manliest press conferences in a very long time, we got a chance to talk to Chris Pine, Kevin Costner and Kenneth Branagh about the making of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. Two of these men are directors, all are leading men, and all worked together on this spy thriller that hopes to resurrect a franchise. Check it out:

'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' First Official Trailer

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The world was shocked yesterday to find that beloved author Tom Clancy passed away. It's kind of strange and surprising to see that the first official trailer for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit would suddenly pop online 24 hours after the tragedy.

SyFy To Film 'Waterworld' Sequel Or TV Series, Which Sounds Like A Really...

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Say you’re a basic cable company that deals in primarily rerunning science fiction/ horror films while also offering up low-budget original programming.  You re-brand yourself from The Sci-Fi Channel into SyFy in an effort to maintain relevance and appear hip.  Your next move?  Make a sequel to one of the most colossal bombs (and colossally dumb) of the 1990s.  That’s right—Syfy now...

Kevin Costner To Launch Massive Action Movie, TV, And Book Franchise That...

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Because apparently playing Superman’s foster dad now gives you the superhuman ability to fool investors into giving you a billion dollars to fund your own vanity action franchise that will span across films, live action TV, cartoons, and books, Kevin Costner is planning on doing exactly that.  Yes, that’s right—he’s planning a gargantuan action franchise that will incorporate and be...

'Man of Steel' Teases Two Trailers

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We're a year away from Zack Snyder's Man of Steel, but there was no way Warner Brothers was going to miss the opportunity to start selling the film with their biggest film of the year, so they attached a trailer to The Dark Knight Rises. In fact they offered two different ones, both with different narrations from Superman's two fathers.

'Hatfields And McCoys' Has Set New Basic Cable Ratings Records

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Monday night’s Memorial Day premiere of part one of the History Channel’s Hatfields and McCoys miniseries broke and reset basic-cable ratings, thanks in part to an American audience that apparently was clamoring to see a multi-hour series about a violent feud between two West Virginia families in the 1800s.  Go figure.

Kurt Russell And Sacha Baron Cohen Quit 'Django Unchained'

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It would seem that, in terms of casting, Quentin Tarantino just can’t catch a break lately.  His latest film, Django Unchained, has been beset with actor dropouts almost as soon as casting for the spaghetti western began—first, Kevin Costner was attached to star as the villainous Ace Woody before dropping out  and being replaced by Kurt Russell, then Joseph Gordon-Levitt bailed...

Kevin Costner To Join Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'?

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Sounds like Quentin Tarantino is back to giving actors with late-career slowdowns a big boost—after having rescued the likes of John Travolta, Robert Forster, and David Carradine from total pop obscurity by placing them in his films, QT looks set to place none other than Kevin Costner in his upcoming Django Unchained film.

Kevin Costner Signs Deal To Join Superman Reboot

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Well, the Superman news just keeps on coming—just yesterday, director Zach Snyder was revealing that his version of Superman, The Man of Steel, won’t adhere to Richard Donner’s original cinematic mythos of the character, and now The Hollywood Reporter has it that Kevin Costner has “closed a deal to join the cast of Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures' new...

Kevin Costner Headed to Superman Reboot?

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When Sony decided to reboot their Spider-Man franchise they chose a talented newcomer to headline, and surrounded him by veteran actors. It looks as if Warner Bros might be doing the same with Superman: The Man of Steel. According to a report from Deadline, Oscar winner Kevin Costner is up for a role in the 2012 comic tentpole.

Top Five Election Day Movies

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It has been a very strange year in politics, and it’s only going to get stranger on Election Day. Will the ever-polarizing Christine O’Donnel win? Will Sarah Palin join the cast of "Dancing with the Stars"? Will Sean Penn make an extremely controversial statement related to Hugo Chavez and human rights?  All I know is this - if you are planning on watching a movie on Election Day, it...

Kevin Costner Puts His Waterworld Training to the Test

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Actor Kevin Costner has become one of the many unexpected aids in the BP oil spill that's ruining the Gulf. Back in May it was revealed that the Oscar winner had a super-secret machine that could help stop the oil flow and prevent events like this from happening in the future. At the time, no one really knew what the hell he was talking about because he was being so cryptic but now Costner has...

Gulf Oil Spill: Kevin Costner to The Rescue!

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Who better to help those working on the Gulf oil crisis than the man who created Waterworld? Kevin Costner knows a thing or two about the ocean and the Academy Award winning actor has gone down to the Louisiana bayou to help officials clean up this mess.