Sunday, September 23, 2012

'Liz & Dick' New Poster.

lindsay lohan poster

An extended behind-the-scenes look at Les Misérables .

Les Miserables: Νέες σκηνές και αφιέρωμα στους συντελεστές!

Following the recent announcement that Tom Hooper's (The King's Speech) adaptation of the stage play Les Misérables has been moved to a Christmas Day release in North America, Universal has released an extended behind-the-scenes video giving us an insight into the upcoming musical, which you can check out below .
Les Miserables sees Hugh Jackman (The Wolverine) leading the cast as Jean Valjean alongside Russell Crowe's (Man of Steel) Police Inspector Javert, while the film also stars Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises), Sacha Baron Cohen (The Dictator), Helena Bonham Carter (Dark Shadows), Eddie Redmayne (My Week with Marilyn), Amanda Seyfried (In Time) and Aaron Tveit (Gossip Girl).

Helen Mirren returns to reign as Queen Elizabeth II in new play.

Helen Mirren: Και πάλι Βασίλισσα

It was a defining role that won Helen Mirren an Oscar in 2007 and now the 65-year old actor is returning to the handbag and hairstyle of Queen Elizabeth in a new play exploring six decades of the monarch's weekly meetings with British prime ministers.
The Audience, written, like The Queen, by Peter Morgan, will be directed by Stephen Daldry and sets out to explore her confidential meetings with PMs from Winston Churchill to David Cameron. Her portrayal in The Queen of a meeting with Tony Blair, played by Martin Sheen, shortly after the death of Princess Diana was one of the most memorable scenes and this latest play is set to build on that but requires Mirren to portay a Queen from her twenties to her eighties.
"Her voice has changed, and I can use that –she had a terribly posh voice when she was young," Mirren said. "But now even the Queen, while she isn't quite dropping the ends of her lines –though her grandsons do! – there's a tiny bit of estuary creeping in there. I can use all that to signify the age range, and we'll come up with other things."
The drama aims to "chart the arc of the second Elizabethan Age", say the promoters and will be staged at the Geilgud Theatre in March.
Mirren has said she was reluctant to get involved fearing she was becoming known as the actor who always plays the Queen.The full cast is to yet to be announced.
Appearing on the US comedy show, Saturday Night Live she once said: "I'd like to say something for the record, although I played the Queen I am nothing like her. I may have been appointed Dame of the British Empire, but I am not all scones and teacups, I'm more biscuits and D-cups."
Morgan's last play, Frost/Nixon, also focused on a series of verbal enounters between the broadcaster David Frost and US president Richard Nixon after he had been impeached following the Watergate scandal. It was adapted into an Academy Award-nominated film.
Daldry, who spent the summer overseeing the opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympics and Paralympics, said the script was "funny and moving".
"Peter being Peter, he has done an extraordinary amount of research and spoken to people who have tried to ascertain what was likely said in these conversations," he said. "It's fascinating and unique subject matter."

Anthony Hopkins is transformed into Alfred Hitchcock .

Anthony Hopkins: Έτοιμος για ακόμη μια υποψηφιότητα Oscar!

As you can see from this new film poster, Anthony Hopkins underwent quite the transformation for his starring role in Hitchcock, a “biographical comedy-drama” about legendary British film director Alfred Hitchcock.
The film, which originally bore the title Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, was originally slated for release in 2013 but will now make its debut in UK cinemas on Friday 23 November.
As well as Hopkins, the film features appearances from Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel, Dame Helen Mirren and Ralph Macchio.
Directed by Sacha Gervasi and ostensibly a mock behind-the-scenes look at the making of Hitchcock’s 1960 horror classic Psycho, the film will focus on Hitchcock’s relationship with his wife Alma Reville (Mirren) and explore the director’s battles with Hollywood censors.
Hitchcock's release will be preceded by an HBO TV biopic about the director entitled The Girl, which stars Toby Jones. Instead of Psycho, however, the HBO film will examine the making of Hitchcock’s 1963 picture The Birds.

Leonardo DiCaprio: 'Wall Street' Set with Martin Scorsese!

DiCaprio: Βραδινά γυρίσματα με ακριβά αυτοκίνητα!

Leonardo DiCaprio chats with director Martin Scorsese on the set of their film The Wolf of Wall Street on Monday (September 17) in Ardsley, N.Y.
The 37-year-old actor plays a stockbroker who refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Keira Knightley & Jude Law Featured in UK "Anna Karenina" posters.

Anna Karenina: Keira Knightley και Jude Law σε νέες φωτογραφίες

Focus Features released three new character posters for the upcoming drama "Anna Karenina."
Each poster features a main characters from the flick including actors Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Tyler Johnson.
The Joe Wright directed film that is based off of the same-titled classic novel by Leo Tolstoy, which tells the story of the aristocrat Anna Karenina (Knightley) who enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky (Johnson).
"Anna Karenina" is set to hit theaters on November 9.

Anna Karenina Movie Poster

Anna Karenina Movie Poster

'Anna Karenina' premieres in London.

Πρεμιέρα για την Anna Karenina

Keira Knightley and Jude Law swept along a red carpetcomplete with chandeliersat the worldpremiere of their new movie "Anna Karenina".
Knightley portrays the title rolethe tragic heroine torn between reputation and romance.
Law plays her jilted husbandwhile Aaron Taylor-Johnson is the man she falls for.
Knightley says one daunting aspect of playing Anna was "trying not to simplify her at all andactually go with all the complexities."
"Anna Karenina", directed by Joe Wrightopens in the UK on Friday and hits the US thisNovember.

Ellen DeGeneres gets star on Walk of Fame.

Η Ellen DeGeneres απέκτησε το δικό της αστέρι

DeGeneres received the 2,477th star which was unveiled at a late-morning event held in front of the W Hollywood Hotel on the popular stretch of street.

The honor was bestowed six days before the broadcasting of the 10th season of DeGeneres' signature talk show "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," which has brought her six Daytime Emmy Awards as outstanding talk show. The nationally syndicated afternoon talk show, premiering in 2003, has won a total of 32 Daytime Emmy Awards by 2011.

A stand-up comedienne at small clubs, DeGeneres saw her popularity soared in the 1980s. In 1986, she made the history by appearing onscreen for a chat with host Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show. She launched her acting career in 1989 by playing a receptionist on the Fox comedy "Open House," and appeared in more than 40 television shows and films. She also received four nods for Primetime Emmys as outstanding lead actress in a comedy series for starring in 1994 ABC sitcom "There Friends of Mine" which was renamed to "Ellen" in second season. DeGeneres has won 13 Emmys and a number of other awards.

DeGeneres also was a judge on Fox singing contest show "American Idol" during the 2010 season.

She was named by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a Special Envoy for Global AIDS Awareness in November, 2011. 

Tom Hanks, Halle Berry in new 'Cloud Atlas' trailer.

Tom Hanks – Halle Berry: Νέο trailer για το Cloud Atlas

Apple has released a brand new trailer for ''Cloud Atlas''.
The trailer also features Ben Whishaw, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Susan Sarandon, Jim Sturgess and Hugh Grant, among others.

Cloud Atlas is adapted from David Mitchell's 2004 novel of the same name, and features the main actors playing multiple roles.

The film follows several plots over many centuries, and shows how actions and decisions can change many people's lives for hundreds of years.

It is co-written and directed by The Matrix's Andy and Lana Wachowski and Run Lola Run's Tom Tykwer.

Cloud Atlas will be released in the US on October 26 and March 22, 2013 in the UK.

Daniel Craig confirmed for two more James Bond movies.

Για άλλα δύο James Bond ο Daniel Craig

James Bond fans can breathe easy. Daniel Craig is keeping his license to kill for at least two more movies.

Craig, who has played Bond since 2006's well-regarded franchise reboot "Casino Royale,"was initially under contract for only three films. That carried him through 2008's disappointing "Casino" follow-up "Quantum of Solace" and the upcoming "Skyfall" -- which will be released in November after an unusually long break in the series due to MGM's financial troubles.

Now Craig is committed to two more, as reported by fan site MI6 and confirmed by Deadline. Sony Pictures will also continue their relationship with the secret agent, co-financing with MGM and distributing the films.

Ben Affleck’s new film ‘Argo’ premieres at Toronto Film Festival.

Ben Affleck – Jennifer Garner: Πρεμιέρα στο Φεστιβάλ του Τορόντο

Friday September 7, the Ben Affleck’s new film “Argo” premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film is directed by Affleck and also stars Affleck with Bryan Cranston,Tate Donovan and John Goodman
Gracing the red carpet event were Ben Affeck, Jennifer Garner, Bryan Cranston, Tate Donovan, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Producer Grant Heslov, Executive Producer Graham King, Alan Arkin and Kerry Bishé.
In “Argo” as the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
The film debuted at the Telluride Film Festival in August and is set to be shown in the U.S. on Friday, October 12. The film will be competing for box office dollars that weekend with the crime comedy “Seven Psychopaths,” the action comedy “Here Comes the Boom,” and the drama “Middle of Nowhere.”

Ben Affleck attends the premiere of "Argo" at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Συνέντευξη με τον ηθοποιό κ. Σταύρο Νικολαΐδη .

Φέτος το καλοκαίρι, το θεατρόφιλο κοινό είχε τη δυνατότητα να τον συναντήσει στη θεατρική παράσταση ''Γιατρός με το Στανιό'' , ενώ ο τηλεθεατής στην καθημερινή σειρά ''Εγκλήματα'' στο ρόλο του ''Μιχαλάκη'' . Ο ηθοποιός κος Σταύρος Νικολαΐδης δίνει συνέντευξη στο blog και μιλάει για τη θεατρική παράσταση ''Γιατρός με το Στανιό'', την τηλεόραση, τον κινηματογράφο κ.α.
Σε αυτό το σημείο θα ήθελα να τον ευχαριστήσω θερμά για το χρόνο του και την αποδοχή του για τη συνέντευξη αυτή.
Eπιμέλεια συνέντευξης : Εβίτα Γκατζιούρα

- Φέτος το καλοκαίρι ήσασταν ο κεντρικός ήρωας στη θεατρική παράσταση του Θεσσαλικού Θεάτρου ''Γιατρός με το Στανιό''. Πείτε μας λίγα λόγια για αυτή την εμπειρία σας και τη συνεργασία σας με τον κ. Κώστα Τσιάνο.
Ήταν μεγάλη τιμή για μένα να πρωταγωνιστήσω σ'ένα θέατρο με ''βαριά'' ιστορία κι ευχαριστώ πολύ τον κ. Τσιάνο γι'αυτό. Ήθελα από χρόνια να συνεργαστώ με τον κ. Τσιάνο, έναν μεγάλο σκηνοθέτη και δάσκαλο και ήμουν τυχερός γιατί το συνδύασα με την κατά το ήμισυ πατρίδα μου, την Λάρισα και μάλιστα, σ'έναν μολιερικό ρόλο, που εχουν παίξει στο παρελθόν μεγάλοι ηθοποιοί. Ελπίζω να φάνηκα, έστω κι ελάχιστα αντάξιος τους ...

- Πρόσφατα συμμετείχατε στην κινηματογραφική ταινία ''Λάρισα Εμπιστευτικό'' . Ποια εμπειρία αποκομίσατε από αυτή την ταινία ; 
Εντάξει, μια φιλική συμμετοχή έκανα στην ταινία. Δεν υπάρχει κάτι να σχολιάσω. Με τον Στράτο Μαρκίδη έχουμε συνεργαστεί και στο ''I lοve Karditsa'' και θα ξανασυνεργαστούμε, γιατί εκτιμούμε πολύ, ο ένας τον άλλον .

- Πόσο σημαντικός υπήρξε για την πορεία σας ο ρόλος του ''Μιχαλάκη'' που υποδυθήκατε στην κωμική σειρά ''Εγκλήματα'' ;
Όσο σημαντικός είναι για όλους τους ηθοποιούς, ο ρόλος που τους βάζει στο σπίτι και στην καρδιά του κόσμου. Σ' άλλους έρχεται νωρίτερα και σ' άλλους αργότερα, η επίδραση όμως είναι πάντα η ίδια.

- Τι σας ελκύει περισσότερο : το θέατρο ή ο κινηματογράφος ;
Σημαντικούς ρόλους προτιμώ! Σε οποιοδήποτε μέσο. Εντάξει η βασική δουλειά του ηθοποιού είναι το θέατρο κι εκεί φαίνεται η αξία του,αλλά από μικρός έχω λατρεία στον κινηματογράφο. Επειδή λοιπόν, χρησιμοποίησες το ρήμα ''ελκύω'' στην ερώτηση, σου λέω πως, αν το θέατρο είναι ''η σύζυγος'', ο κινηματογράφος είναι ''η ερωμένη''...

- Πείτε μας λίγα λόγια για τις δυσκολίες που μπορεί να αντιμετωπίσει ένας νέος ηθοποιός στην Ελλάδα του σήμερα.
Οι δυσκολίες είναι προφανείς σε μια χώρα που βρίσκεται σε κρίση και ισχύει για όλα τα επαγγέλματα. Επί του προκειμένου, σήριαλ δε γίνονται, οι θίασοι γίνονται μικρότεροι, οι παραστάσεις λιγοστεύουν κι αυτές που πηγαίνει ο κόσμος, είναι ακόμα λιγότερες,οπότε που θα απορροφηθούν όλα εκείνα τα νέα παιδιά, που είχαν πάρει φόρα προ κρίσης νομίζοντας (όχι όλα βέβαια) ότι η ηθοποιία και πιο συγκεκριμένα στο μυαλό τους, η τηλεόραση, είναι ο εύκολος και γρήγορος τρόπος να γίνουν γνωστοί και να βγάλουν λεφτά ;;; 

- Ποια η γνώμη σας για την ελληνική τηλεόραση στις μέρες μας ;
Την ποια ;;;;;;

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Green Mile actor Michael Clarke Duncan dead at 54 .

Δεν άντεξε η καρδιά του γίγαντα από το «Πράσινο Μίλι»

Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in "The Green Mile" and such other box office hits as "Armageddon," ''Planet of the Apes" and "Kung Fu Panda," is dead at age 54.
Duncan died Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was being treated for a heart attack, said his fiancée, reality TV personality Rev.
The muscular, 6-foot-4 (1.96 meter) Duncan, a former bodyguard who turned to acting in his 30s, "suffered a myocardial infarction on July 13 and never fully recovered," the statement said.
In the spring of 2012, Duncan had appeared in a video for PETA, the animal rights organization, in which he spoke of how much better he felt since becoming a vegetarian three years earlier.
"I cleared out my refrigerator, about $5,000 worth of meat," he said. "I'm a lot healthier than I was when I was eating meat."
Duncan had a handful of minor roles before "The Green Mile" brought him an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor. The 1999 film, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, starred Tom Hanks as a corrections officer at a penitentiary in the 1930s. Duncan played John Coffey, a convicted murderer with a surprisingly gentle demeanor and extraordinary healing powers.
Duncan's performance caught on with critics and moviegoers and he quickly became a favorite in Hollywood, appearing in several films a year. He owed some of his good fortune to Bruce Willis, who recommended Duncan for "The Green Mile" after the two appeared together in "Armageddon." Duncan would work with Willis again in "Breakfast of Champions," ''The Whole Nine Yards" and "Sin City."
Born in Chicago in 1957, Duncan was raised by a single mother whose resistance to his playing football led to his deciding he wanted to become an actor. But when his mother became ill, he dropped out of college, Alcorn State University, and worked as a ditch digger and bouncer to support her. By his mid-20s, he was in Los Angeles, where he looked for acting parts and became a bodyguard for Will Smith, Jamie Foxx and other stars. The murder of rapper Notorious B.I.G., for whom Duncan had been hired to protect before switching assignments, led him to quit his job and pursue acting full-time.
Early film and television credits, when he was usually cast as a bodyguard or bouncer, included "Bulworth," ''A Night at the Roxbury" and "The Players Club."

Δεν άντεξε η καρδιά του γίγαντα από το «Πράσινο Μίλι»

Δεν άντεξε η καρδιά του γίγαντα από το «Πράσινο Μίλι»

Saturday, September 1, 2012

'Breaking Dawn': New Photos .

Φωτογραφίες από το Breaking Dawn Part 2

The production of  Summit Entertainment bring some new images from "Breaking Dawn -- Part 2". These new photos feature more new vampires along with a swoonworthy shot of Edward (Robert Pattinson) looking postcard perfect.

Michael Douglas to Play Ronald Regan.

Ο Michael Douglas θα υποδυθεί τον Ronald Regan

Despite the fact that Michael Douglas is a staunch Democrat, he will be jumping ship to the GOP, to play Ronald Regan in Reykjavik. The film dramatizes the Reykjavik Summit, which was a meeting betwixt Regan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in the Icelandic capital city from October 11th to 12th 1986. 
Ridley Scott is producing the film, and Mike Newell (Harry Potter and the Goblet of FirePrince of Persia: The Sands of Time) is in negotiations to direct. Apparently the creative team is now on a quest to cast for Gorbachev.

Michael Douglas is presently filming the HBO Liberace biopic, Behind the Candelabra, with Matt Damon and directed by Steven Soderbergh. Douglas plays famed pianist.

Blake Lively & Penn Badgley Hop On A Vespa For “Gossip Girl” .

Blake Lively – Penn Badgley: Στα πλατό του Gossip Girl με μια βέσπα!

Getting around set in style, Blake Lively and Penn Badgley were spotted filming scenes for “Gossip Girl” in New York City on Tuesday.

New Photos Of Lindsay Lohan As Elizabeth Taylor Released.

Οι πρώτες επίσημες φωτογραφίες από τη Lindsay Lohan ως Liz Taylor

New photos of Lindsay Lohan playing Elizabeth Taylor in Lifetime’s upcoming “Liz & Dick” have been released.
In the first shot, Lindsay channels Elizabeth at her and Richard Burton’s first wedding in Canada.
Next is Lindsay as Liz playing Cleopatra in the 1963 film, lounging on a chaise while surrounded by Egyptian-styled servants.
Finally, Lindsay is seen as Elizabeth in her older years, with the short hairstyle worn by the star in the late ‘70s – early ‘80s.
“Liz & Dick” will air on Lifetime – a premiere date for the TV movie has yet to be revealed.