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‘Doctor Strange’ Casting Back to Square One: Now Matthew McConaughey and Jake Gyllenhaal in the Mix

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For a long time, Marvel had their eye on Joaquin Phoenix to star in 'Doctor Strange.' In fact, he was far enough along in his negotiations that Marvel hoped to bring him out on stage at Comic-Con to introduce him to the crowd. Phoenix, in case you haven't noticed, is mercurial and negotiations stalled. And, then they stalled some more. And, then finally Marvel decided to move on completely. Now, here we are back at square one as Marvel has a completely new shortlist of actors to star in their next superhero film. We previously told you about Ewan McGregor, but who else does Marvel have their eye on?

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‘Nightcrawler’ Clip: Weirdo Jake Gyllenhaal Has Something He’s Certain You’ll Be Excited About

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One of the films that may be flying a little under your radar is 'Nightcrawler,' the new movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal as the off-kilter Lou Bloom, a guy who inserts himself into the lurid world of L.A. cable news. In this new clip, Gyllenhaal makes an introduction to Rene Russo, who plays reporter Nina, and although brief, you get a sense of the film's darkly comedic tone.

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‘Nightcrawler’ Review

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Open Road Films

Last year, Matthew McConaughey rose from the ashes of bad action movies and crummy rom-coms to completely reboot his career. With roles in 'True Detective' and 'The Dallas Buyers Club,' the so-called McConaissance began

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‘Nightcrawler’ at TIFF: 15 Minutes in Bed With Rene Russo

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“Do you want to do an interview in bed? It’s never happened. Come on. It’ll be fun.” These are the words Rene Russo said to me when I entered her hotel room to interview her at the Toronto International Film Festival for the movie ‘Nightcrawler’ -- which just happens to be written and directed by her husband, Dan Gilroy, who (A) I had just met and (B) who had just left the room.

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‘Nightcrawler’ at TIFF: Jake Gyllenhaal At His Best

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Open Road

A few weeks ago, I was in a local drug store by my apartment in New York City. Near the back of the store, there’s a discount rack where everything is 25 percent off its the original price. Mixed in with overstocked seasonal items was a LEGO set for the 2010 movie ‘Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.’ Included in the set was a mini LEGO figure of Jake Gyllenhaal. He’s riding an ostrich. As I stared in disbelief at LEGO Jake Gyllenhaal riding an ostrich, it was like staring into an alternate future where these were the kind of movies that Gyllenhaal was still making … instead of a glorious movie like ‘Nightcrawler.’

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‘Nightcrawler’ Trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal Will Do Anything for His Big Break

Nightcrawler Trailer HD
Open Road Films

In the latest 'Nightcrawler' trailer, Jake Gyllenhaal is looking for the ultimate crime to film, something that viewers at home will not be able to turn away from. But in truth, he is the one we can't stop watching.

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‘Nightcrawler’ Trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal Is a Hard Worker

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On the heels of the first teaser video released a couple of days ago, we now have a full trailer for the upcoming thriller 'Nightcrawler,' starring Jake Gyllenhaal in what is sure to be a performance that'll pick up plenty of awards season attention. And just like the first teaser, this trailer makes us even more curious about Gyllenhaal's latest role.

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‘Enemy’ Review

Enemy Review
A24 Films

Jake Gyllenhaal and director Denis Villeneuve have recently set about turning their blossoming cinematic partnership into the kind of professional pairing that cranks out clever, creepy feature films that stick with their audiences long after they end. In short, these two like to make skin-crawling films that freak people out, and it turns out they’re pretty good at it.

Villeneuve and Gyllenhaal premiered both of their collaborations last year at the Toronto International Film Festival, though their bigger-budget (and bigger-named) ‘Prisoners’ hit theaters while the intriguing ‘Enemy’ bided its time before a more low-key release. While ‘Prisoners’ presented a terrifying premise that was still relatable – a pair of suburban couples are heartbroken when their young daughters go missing, and the fallout is very unexpected – ‘Enemy’ goes full throttle on a plot line that’s both bizarre and purposely hard to swallow.

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‘Enemy’ Trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal Faces Down Himself

Enemy Trailer HD Jake Gyllenhaal
A24 Films

Before they shot last year's sleeper success 'Prisoners,' actor Jake Gyllenhaal and director Denis Villeneuve collaborated on 'Enemy,' which found some love on the festival circuit. Now, four months after their second film together opened, the full 'Enemy' trailer is here to point to a theatrical release.

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Jake Gyllenhaal Now Taking Roles Eminem Turned Down, Will Star in Boxing Drama ‘Southpaw’

Jake Gyllenhaal Southpaw
Walt Disney Pictures

Jake Gyllenhaal is coming off his most acclaimed performances in years in 'Prisoners' and 'Enemy' and his set up his next starring role: the boxing drama 'Southpaw,' a project originally written for rapper Eminem.

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