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Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Fast and Furious’ Role Was Written For Tommy Lee Jones

by Britt Hayes August 23, 2016 @ 4:46 PM
Veteran actor and beloved curmudgeon Tommy Lee Jones has occasionally raised a few eyebrows over the course of his career with roles that defy his Quite Serious persona (Batman Forever, for example) and prove that he’s no different from any other working actor (he likes paychecks, for example). As it turns out, we were robbed of seeing Jones tackle another surprising role, but what we were given in exchange is so much better.

‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ To Have World Premiere at New York Film Festival

by Erin Whitney August 22, 2016 @ 12:10 PM
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The 2016 New York Film Festival is shaping up to have one of the most ambitious lineups in years. On top of opening with the very first documentary in the festival’s history with Ava DuVernay‘s ‘The 13th,’ this year’s fest will also host the world premiere of a big innovation in cinema technology.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to Appear in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Because Vin Diesel Says So

by Britt Hayes August 19, 2016 @ 5:57 PM
We have another update on Vin Diesel courtesy of Vin Diesel, your source for all the latest Vin Diesel news. No, it’s not more Fast 8 drama (#candyassgate was tragically short-lived), but it does involve another major franchise. According to Diesel, Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord won’t be the only Guardian of the Galaxy to appear in Avengers: Infinity War, as the actor claims that the whole team will be joining their occasionally fearless leader for the upcoming MCU event.

Tyrese Gibson Takes Vin Diesel’s Side in Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Fast 8' Drama

by Erin Whitney August 12, 2016 @ 12:36 PM
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Stop what you’re doing; there has been a major development in #CandyAssGate. The ‘Fast 8' beef ignited by Dwayne Johnson earlier this week has gotten more intense now that Tyrese Gibson has thrown himself into the hot fire of candy ass drama. Gibson has taken a side in what appears to be a war between Johnson and Diesel.

Dwayne Johnson Slams ‘Candy Ass’ Male ‘Fast 8’ Co-Stars

by Matt Singer August 9, 2016 @ 8:46 AM
Back when he was a full-time pro wrestler, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson built his reputation on his inspired mic work, and particularly the inventive way he insulted his opponents. Guys who dared challenge his WWE supremacy were “jabronis” and “roody poo candy asses.” Said candy asses would face the wrath of a smackdown, verbal and otherwise. He’d ask them a question, like “What’s your name?” then interrupt before they could answer. (“It doesn’t matter what your name is!!”) Or Johnson would tell them to grab something and stick it straight up their candy asses. (You may begin to sense a theme here.)

Vin Diesel and Helen Mirren Share Secrets in New ‘Fast 8’ Photo

by Britt Hayes August 3, 2016 @ 2:19 PM
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You’ve probably heard that Vin Diesel recently became the first celebrity to reach over 100 million likes on Facebook — a level of validation that mere mortals such as you or I may never know. A lot of those likes are the result of Diesel’s commitment to his fans and to sharing photos from his new films, like the latest pic from the set of Fast 8, which features your new favorite BFF pairing: Diesel and Dame Helen Mirren.

‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’ Trailer: Vin Diesel Has a Particular Set of Extreme Skills

by Britt Hayes July 19, 2016 @ 5:11 PM
After sitting out xXx: State of the Union, Vin Diesel returns to the role of EXTREME sports enthusiast Xander Cage in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. The first trailer for the reasonably titled sequel has arrived online, offering a sneak peek at Diesel and his new team of EXTREME sports pals and all their EXTREME sports skills — like skiing in the forest in the middle of summer — that will come in handy when they take on an international conspiracy.

Helen Mirren Is Going to Be in ‘Fast 8,’ What a Time to Be Alive

by Britt Hayes June 15, 2016 @ 12:11 PM
Last year, Helen Mirren declared her love for the Fast & Furious franchise and, in particular, Vin Diesel, who was pretty convinced that Furious 7 could win the Oscar for Best Picture. It looks like Fast 8 will have a much better chance of securing a nomination (at the very least) as Mirren says she’s joined the cast of the upcoming sequel. And now we patiently wait as the greatest friendship of our time blossoms, inevitably yielding a series of delightful photos featuring Mirren and Diesel.