Bobby Cannavale

Bobby Cannavale on ‘Annie,’ ‘Ant-Man,’ and Why No One Tells Him What to Do

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by Mike Ryan 7 days ago
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When you meet Bobby Cannavale in person, he’s very friendly, but you quickly get the sense that he doesn’t put up with nonsense. Not that Cannavale doesn’t have a sense of humor—he uses this humor to great effect in the upcoming ‘Annie’ remake; playing a political strategist named Guy who is in charge of William Stacks’ (Jamie Foxx) New York City mayoral campaign; spoiler alert: they meet a little girl named Annie (Quvenzhané Wallis)—it’s more that he doesn’t really like to do the things that actors have to do when they are not acting … like putting up with someone like me while I ask him questions. (For the record: He is correct.)

HBO’s Scorsese-Jagger ‘70s Rock Drama Ordered to Series, Still No Title

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 2, 2014 @ 1:49 PM
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Well, we can’t say for sure as a high-profile project from the likes of Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger has ever gone so long through development without an actual title, but HBO officially likes the sweet sounds of “Untitled Rock ‘N’ Roll Project.” The Bobby Cannavale-led ‘70s drama has an official series pickup, with cast from the likes of Olivia Wilde to Ray Romano, and even a beloved ‘Legend of Korra’ star.

‘Danny Collins’ Trailer: Al Pacino Is a Slightly Ridiculous Has-Been Rocker

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by Britt Hayes November 20, 2014 @ 8:25 PM
We all know the familiar story of the washed-up, has-been rocker, but the trailer for ‘Danny Collins’ takes the premise and gives it a little twist with an added bit of hoo-ah for emphasis: what if a promising rocker actually went on to have a very successful career, but that career was shallow and lacked the depth and soul of his earlier, folksy background? What if a rocker who idolized John Lennon evolved into something of a Barry Manilow? The result is Al Pacino’s Danny Collins, and as Annette Bening notes, he does look slightly ridiculous.

Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Announces Production, Full Cast List

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by Nick Romano August 18, 2014 @ 1:00 PM
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Following the big appearance at Comic-Con 2014, where stars Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly and Corey Stoll dished on their superhero heist film alongside director Peyton Reed, Marvel's 'Ant-Man' officially announced the start of production and, along with it, its full cast.

HBO's Scorsese-Jagger Rock Drama Adds 'Wolf of Wall Street' Star, Andrew Dice Clay and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 26, 2014 @ 8:55 PM
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It amuses us to no end that HBO's forthcoming period rock and roll drama from the likes of 'Boardwalk Empire' Terence Winter, Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger still hasn't settled on a title, yet continually expands its cast to biblical proportions. Joining Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde and Ray Romano today are Mick Jagger's own son James, comedian Andrew "Dice" Clay, a 'Wolf' of Wall Street, and many more.

‘Annie’ Trailer: Jamie Foxx Has a Batman Complex

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by Nick Romano May 29, 2014 @ 9:23 AM
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While the latest 'Annie' trailer -- highlighting moments from the upcoming movie remake of the classic Broadway play -- expectedly has a lot of singing and dancing, it's more about the comedy this time around, which is full of your classic Broadway musical-style cheesiness cheekiness. Even Jamie Foxx's Daddy Warbucks knockoff spinoff Will Stacks can make a crack at The Dark Knight (a joke which you'll see brought up again).

Ray Romano Joins HBO’s Mick Jagger-Martin Scorsese ’70s Rock Drama

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 2, 2014 @ 1:11 PM
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Although it doesn't yet have a title, HBO's forthcoming Mick Jagger-Martin Scorsese ’70s-set rock drama has intrigued more and more with the casting of leading actor Bobby Cannavale ('Boardwalk Empire') and Olivia Wilde. Now, in lieu of actually naming the thing, the new HBO drama has taken yet another surprise move in casting sitcom icon Ray Romano among its regulars.

Olivia Wilde Joins HBO's Mick Jagger-Martin Scorsese '70s Rock Drama

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 11, 2014 @ 6:21 PM
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We were a bit bummed to learn that 'Boardwalk Empire' showrunner Terence Winter had accepted a season 5 end to the HBO prohibition drama in order to develop his new 1970s New York rock drama with Bobby Cannavale, Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese, but the proposed series just got a whole lot prettier. Olivia Wilde will return to TV for the new HBO period drama, but as whom, you ask?

'Boardwalk Empire''s Bobby Cannavale Joins Martin Scorsese-Mick Jagger Music Drama for HBO

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 4, 2013 @ 10:19 PM
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While we were saddened to see Bobby Cannavale depart HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' last year, the former Gyp Rosetti may not have gone very far. New reports claim that Cannavale has won the leading role in a long-gestating music drama pilot created for HBO by Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger himself, and 'Boardwalk Empire' creator Terence Winter.