Though we've seen a number of young-adult novels translated to the big screen only to flop ('Beautiful Creatures,' 'The Host') and may yet still (we're curious to see what happens with 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones'), it's still considered a hot genre for adaptations. So it's no surprise Disney wants to bring the YA hit 'Artemis Fowl' to the big screen. What is surprising is that it's being produced by Robert De Niro and Harvey Weinstein.
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What do you get when Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline journey to Las Vegas in a movie? If this were a few decades ago, they'd probably all double cross and kill each other. But today? They get to play old buddies having one last hurrah in a similar fashion to 'The Hangover.' Because the only thing funner than old, drunk people are old, drunk movie stars. Or at least that's what everyone involved with 'Last Vegas' thinks.
In 'Killing Season,' De Niro plays a retired and reclusive American soldier who crosses paths with a Serbian man (Travolta) that he wronged many years earlier.
A mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob.
Okay: that headline is unfair. The first 'Last Vegas' trailer isn't 'The Hangover' with old people...it's 'The Hangover' with four actors who were, once upon a time, some of the absolute best in the business. There was a time when when Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline headlining a movie would have been a major event. But what about now? The 'Last Vegas' trailer certainly thinks this is a big deal, but is it?
Depending on the day of the week, Robert De Niro is either one of the greatest actors of all time or a wash-up former legend slumming it for quick paychecks. Today, it looks like he's most certainly former. He's signed on to join 'Candy Store,' the next project from Oscar winning filmmaker Stephen Gaghan.
In the pantheon of odd cinematic fathers and sons, you don't get much stranger than Robert De Niro and Shia LaBeouf. Although it's difficult to imagine the two of them sharing any DNA, they're both attached to star in 'Spy's Kid,' which will tell the true story of a traitorous spy who used his son to continue his espionage from behind bars.
Showtime's line-up has gotten increasingly bold over the years, with edgy programs like 'Homeland' that net the cable network extensive Emmy wins, but could their latest in-development project prove their most buzz-worthy yet? New reports reveal that the 'Dexter' network has begun development on a Neo-Nazi drama produced by legendary film star Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal, titled 'The 4th Reich.' Has Showtime gone too far, or will 'The 4th Reich' prove the network's most intriguing drama to date? New details inside!
Here's a little somethin' for the ladies: a snapshot of four Oscar-winning senior citizens chillaxing in Las Vegas. Call it 'The Hang Over-60.' Get it? Okay, sorry, moving on.
As you can see, this is a photo of Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro and Kevin Kline on the set of their new comedy 'Last Vegas,' which we're informed has just commenced production in Sin City. Read on after the break for more details on the film!