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Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano and More Eyed for ‘Snowpiercer’ Director’s ‘Okja’ Monster Movie

by Britt Hayes October 5, 2015 @ 5:54 PM
Following his impressive english-language debut with the dystopian sci-fi Snowpiercer, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho is set to reunite with star Tilda Swinton for his follow-up, the mysterious monster movie project Okja. And like Snowpiercer, Bong’s new multilingual film is looking to cast a slew of well-known, english-speaking stars, including Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Kelly Macdonald and Bill Nighy.

‘Doctor Strange’ Rumor: Morgan Freeman, Bill Nighy and Ken Watanabe Eyed for Supporting Role

by Britt Hayes December 12, 2014 @ 7:38 PM
It may still be a few years before we see Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme on the big screen, but following the studio’s official confirmation of Benedict Cumberbatch’s casting in ‘Doctor Strange,’ we’re going to start hearing more updates and rumors about the film. Take the latest rumor, for instance, which has Marvel eyeing Morgan Freeman, Bill Nighy, and Ken Watanabe—not for three different roles, but all for the same supporting role in the film. Very intriguing.

'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Trailer: Your Mom's Favorite Sequel Is Almost Here

by Jacob Hall August 7, 2014 @ 12:47 PM
'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' was the surprise box office hit of 2011, bringing older audiences out in droves and playing far longer than most major Hollywood releases. Naturally, a sequel was immediately put into production, and today brings the 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' trailer with everything that fans of the first film want. There's older British people being witty, older British people getting it on, and older British people rediscovering life and love and happiness in India. Oh, and then there's Richard Gere as the new token American.

Interview: Bill Nighy and Domhnall Gleeson Talk 'About Time,' Richard Curtis and Surprise Cameos

by Nick Romano November 1, 2013 @ 2:15 PM
Bill Nighy and Domhnall Gleeson star in Richard Curtis' ('Love Actually') latest and, unfortunately, last directorial effort, 'About Time.' The two play a father-and-son duo with a unique family trait -- the men can all travel through time. While the film is a unique take on the rom-com genre, focusing primarily on Gleeson's Tim as he uses his gift to land a girlfriend (in Rachel McAdams), this familial relationship offers some of the film's most moving moments.

'Doctor Who' Casting: Bill Nighy Turned Down 12th Doctor Role?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 14, 2013 @ 4:45 PM
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Following news that actor Peter Capaldi would go on to become the next 'Doctor Who' after Matt Smith's exit later this year, reports emerged that actor Chiwetel Ejiofor had previously turned down the role of the 11th Doctor, denying the franchise its first major casting shakeup for the role. And while producers insisted that Capaldi was the primary choice to replace Smith this time around, UK actor Bill Nighy has come forward to admit he turned down the iconic part.

'About Time' Trailer: Time Traveling for Love

by Jacob Hall May 14, 2013 @ 10:45 AM
If the finished film is anything like the trailer, 'About Time' will be one of those movies that your girlfriend/wife drags you to see against your wishes that you end up loving. After all, writer/director Richard Curtis is responsible for 2003's 'Love Actually,' which everyone with a soul cherishes.