Jude Law

‘Spy’ Trailer: Melissa McCarthy Has a License to Kill (And Tell Dirty Jokes)

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by Matt Singer 20 hours ago
The spy comedy is a genre almost as venerated and beloved as the spy genre it mocks. There’s Our Man Flint, Casino Royale (the original Woody Allen one), Austin Powers, MacGruber, and now the simply titled Spy. It stars Melissa McCarthy as Susan Cooper, a desk-bound CIA officer who is sent out into the field for her first time after a fabulously well-dressed super-villain (Rose Byrne) learns the identities of every working CIA agent. Now the woman who’s always taken a backseat to her boss (Jude Law, the Bond to her Moneypenny) gets to step into the spotlight.

‘Spy’ Review: An Empowering but Uneven Female Spy Spoof

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by Matt Singer March 17, 2015 @ 12:35 PM
20th Century Fox
Paul Feig’s The Heat took a genre that has traditionally belonged to men — the buddy cop movie — and gave it a female twist. Feig’s new movie, Spy, does much the same thing, this time for spy films, a world that has long been by, about, and for dudes and their power fantasies. Spy explicitly subverts the genre’s typical gender dynamics by casting Melissa McCarthy as a lowly, desk-bound CIA analyst named Susan Cooper, who has spent her entire career in the shadow of a glamorous James Bond-esque spy (Jude Law) and then finally gets her opportunity to step into the spotlight and become a full-fledged field agent.

Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch and More Brit Actors Recreate Classic Hollywood Moments in These Short Films

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by Britt Hayes February 4, 2015 @ 5:44 PM
You may or may not have noticed, but there’s an invasion afoot in Hollywood, and many of this past year’s most talked-about stars during awards season have been—gasp!—British. To celebrate the amazing performances delivered by these fine actors, Vanity Fair has delivered a three-part vintage-style short film, in which Keira Knightley, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch and basically every other beloved Brit actor invade Hollywood to recreate some of our most classic moments in film.

Jude Law in Talks To Play the Villain in Guy Ritchie’s ‘Knights of the Round Table’

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by Matt Singer November 14, 2014 @ 1:46 PM
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‘Knights of the Round Table’ directed by Guy Ritchie, is scheduled to open in July of 2016. It’s already got Charlie Hunnam lined up to play King Arthur and Astrid Berges-Frisbey as Guinevere. But there’s no Round Table without an evil square to battle against, a part that Variety says will likely be played by Jude Law, who is now “in negotiations” to co-star in the film.

'Dom Hemingway' Review

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by Kate Erbland April 2, 2014 @ 8:27 AM
Fox Searchlight
The story of ‘Dom Hemingway’ is a familiar enough one – a tough-talking safecracker endures years in jail, thanks to keeping a locked jaw when it comes to the involvement of his mastermind boss, only to be let loose to commit one last job and do right by his family – but Richard Shepard’s energetic and entertaining spin on what could be just another genre picture, along with star Jude Law’s bold and amusing performance as the eponymous antihero, make ‘Dom Hemingway’ a heist film with its own unique heart.

Jude Law Imitates Your Kid's Best Funny Face on 'The Tonight Show'

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by Kate Erbland March 26, 2014 @ 1:33 PM
NBC
http://youtu.be/FlqMnDUtfOQ
Last week, Jimmy Fallon asked his loyal 'Tonight Show' audience to send in videos of their children making their best funny faces -- classic kid antics -- without indicating exactly what said videos would be used for. Of course, this is Jimmy Fallon, so the news that the late-night host employed the videos for another one of his celebrity-baiting games shouldn't be too shocking.

Exclusive 'Dom Hemingway' Red Band Clip: Jude Law's Best Performance in Years

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by Mike Sampson March 21, 2014 @ 11:00 AM
http://youtu.be/DZhnIfiLnz4
The summer movie season starts earlier and earlier every year and while we're all excited for 'Captain America 2,' it's important to remember that there are a lot of other really great movies coming out soon. Case in point: the darkly funny crime-adventure-thriller-drama 'Dom Hemingway'.

See the Cast of 'Gattaca' Then and Now

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by Britt Hayes March 14, 2014 @ 8:38 AM
Columbia
Released in 1997, 'Gattaca' imagines a future society in which technology is used to create perfect children without genetic defects. Ethan Hawke plays Vincent Freeman, a man born outside of the program who dreams of overcoming his defects to travel to outer space. With a supporting cast that includes Uma Thurman and Jude Law, and director Andrew Niccol (who would go on to direct recent sci-fi films 'In Time' and 'The Host'), 'Gattaca' was unfortunately not a box office success, but gained a following on home release for its inventive depiction of a dystopian future society. Seventeen years later, we revisit the cast of this sci-fi favorite and see what they're up to now.