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POSTED ON: 05/30/2017

This summer, the buddy comedy gets the gloriously R-rated treatment, with a heavy dose your favorite superhero film stars.

A new red band trailer for the Ryan Reynolds-Samuel L. Jackson vehicle The Hitman’s Bodyguard dropped today. It finds Reynolds’ bodyguard forced to protect Jackson’s hitman — who’s tried to kill Reynolds 27 times (or…28 times). It also features plenty of action, a peek at Gary Oldman’s villain, and Salma Hayek dropping Jackson’s favorite mother f-ing refrain. All of this, an excuse to see the two kings of R-rated action-comedy together on screen.


POSTED ON: 06/26/2016

I’ve added 459 high quality screen captures to the photo archive of Gary Oldman from the 2014 film Robocop where Gary played the role of Dr. Dennett Norton.

In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy – a loving husband, father and good cop – is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.

You can pick up your copy at Amazon, or stream it from Amazon Video.

POSTED ON: 10/11/2015


I’ve added 131 high quality screen captures to the photo archive of Gary Oldman from the 1997 film The Fifth Element where Gary played the role of Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg.

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

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POSTED ON: 10/11/2015


Gary Oldman and video games are going hand in hand these days. Gary will be joining a group of stars in a brand new PC Game titled “Star Citizen” which has been in the works since 2011.

Wing Commander had Mark Hamill. Tachyon: The Fringe had Bruce Campbell. Privateer 2: The Darkening had Clive Owen and John Hurt. What I’m saying is that space games and famous actors go together like chocolate and my fat mouth. Star Citizen is the latest—and Cloud Imperium has pulled out all the stops thanks to all that money people keep funnelling into its game.

It’s just been announced at CitizenCon that the ambitious space sim thingy stars Gary Oldman. Yep, Gary Oldman from Batman, The Fifth Element, and other films. BUT WAIT it also stars Gillian Anderson off them X-Files, acting alongside Mark Strong, Mark Hamill, John Rhys Davies, Andy Serkis, and more people who aren’t quite as famous.

Oldman and co. are are the stars of Squadron 42, Star Citizen’s single-player component, and there’ll doubtless be more details about the game flying out of CitizenCon this weekend.

POSTED ON: 09/21/2015

Gary will be joining an elite group of actors and actresses as he has signed on to be a part of the upcoming Lego action-adventure video game.

There is a lot of buzz happening around the latest Lego action-adventure video game…

After Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group have released a new LEGO Dimension video, it unveiled some of the famous voices that players would be experiencing in this “multi-dimensional” gameplay.

Lego Dimensions will put together 14 of the fan favourite dimensions from film, television and games, with their principal actors lending their voice for authenticity.

To start the list, the starter pack includes, Batman (DC Comics), Gandalf (Lord of the Rings) and Wyldstyle (The Lego Movie) – featuring of course the voice of Troy Baker as Batman and Elizabeth Banks as Wyldstyle (sadly though, no Ian McKellan).

The next levels include Back to the Future, with Michael J. Fox reprising his Marty McFly role and Christopher Lloyd; Doctor Who, with the Twelfth Dr. Who, Peter Capaldi and other Dr. Who’s using their archive voice; The Simpsons, with Dan Castellaneta, Harry Shearer and Hank Azaria; and Ghostbusters with Frank Welker as Dr. Peter Venkman, Dan Aykroyd as Dr. Raymond Stantz and Ernie Hudson as Winston Zeddemore.

Also doing their voice bit on the game are Chris Pratt, lending his voice again as Emmet Brickowoski and Owen Grady for The Lego Movie and Jurassic World respectively; and Scooby-Doo characters played by Mindy Cohn as Velma Dinkley, Matthew Lillard as Shaggy (Frank Welker again this time as Scooby); Tara Strong as Harley Quinn; and of course the great Gary Oldman who plays the role of evil mastermind Lord Vortech.

The list goes on with other great actors and voice over talents like Ellen McLain, Stephen Merchant, Joel McHale and Laura Bailey.

It is not just the game that the fans are anticipating, it is also the experience of hearing all these fantastic artists in one game that’s making them all wish it is already the 27th.

Lego Dimensions releases September 27th, 2015 and will appear on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4 and Wii U.


POSTED ON: 02/23/2015

The Kimmel School of Perfect Acting took center stage last night on the Jimmy Kimmel Show as part of their post-Oscars celebration. You can watch the entire wonderfully hilarious segment through the two part videos now!

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POSTED ON: 02/21/2015

There are many great actors who haven’t won Oscars, but who tops the list?

According to Ranker.com, Gary Oldman is the greatest actor to have never taken home the acting trophy. The Brit, known for his role as James Gordon in the Dark Knight trilogy, has been nominated just once for the best actor Oscar in 2011 for his work in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.

Ranker.com crowdsources public opinion to create ranked lists. This list received nearly 34,000 votes that were then processed by the Ranker algorithm, which considers factors such as the ratio of upvotes to downvotes and the raw number of upvotes and downvotes.

Coming in at No. 2 on the list is Leonardo DiCaprio, who has been nominated four times in the acting categories for What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, The Aviator, Blood Diamond and The Wolf of Wall Street.

Rounding out the top three is Johnny Depp. The Finding Neverland and Pirates of the Caribbean star has been nominated three times since 2003.

Only one current nominee made the top five. Edward Norton, who is up for the supporting actor Oscar for his work in Birdman, came in at No. 4. Rounding out the top 10 were Ian McKellen, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Robert Downey Jr., Harrison Ford and Clint Eastwood.

People voted differently based on their ages and genders. Women and people under 30 picked DiCaprio as their No. 1, while men and people over 30 chose Oldman. DiCaprio was also popular with votes in the Northeast, South and Midwest, while Oldman won with votes on the West Coast and abroad.

People who voted for Oldman also voted for McKellen, while DiCaprio fans were also Norton supporters.

Ranker uses crowdsourced votes and rankings to determine lists ranging from The Best Board Games to The Best Movies of All Time.


POSTED ON: 02/11/2015

A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, CHILD 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov [Tom Hardy], who loses status, power and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife, Raisa [Noomi Rapace], as a traitor. Exiled from Moscow to a grim provincial outpost, Leo and Raisa join forces with General Mikhail Nesterov [Gary Oldman] to track down a serial killer who preys on young boys. Their quest for justice threatens a system-wide cover-up enforced by Leo’s psychopathic rival Vasili [Joel Kinnaman], who insists “There is no crime in Paradise.”

POSTED ON: 11/01/2014

Shia LaBeouf sat down for an interview recently with Interview Magazine to talk about his career, his heroes, and Fury, his latest film which also stars Brad Pitt. In it, LaBeouf says he learned a lot from veteran actor Gary Oldman while working on Man Down, but when the two first met on the set of Lawless, he was worried he would scare Oldman off.

“He worked on Lawless for a few days and we really bonded. It was like meeting Superman. And he knew how much I looked up to him. I’m pretty blunt about it. In those three days, he couldn’t get away from me. I thought, “This man will never want to work with me again. I’ve bombarded him.” But then this Man Down thing came up and he was really into it,” he said.

LaBeouf talked about looking up to Oldman and called him an “immersive actor”, saying he puts everything into his roles.

“Everything that he’s in, he’s committed, totally. That’s the beauty of Gary,” he said.


POSTED ON: 09/07/2014

Shia LaBeouf (Transformers, upcoming Fury), Emmy nominee Kate Mara (Netflix’s House of Cards, upcoming The Fantastic Four) and Oscar nominee Gary Oldman (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Dark Knight Rises) are set to star in the psychological thriller, Man Down, it was announced today by producers Dawn Krantz (Doonby), Stephen McEveety (The Passion of the Christ) and Jon Burton (The Lego Movie).

Dito Montiel (A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, Fighting) will direct from a screenplay by Adam Simon (Synapse).

Currently in pre-production, principal photography is scheduled to start on October 30th in Louisiana.

The Solution Entertainment Group (“The Solution”) is handling international rights and will present the project to buyers at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel from The Solution are also executive producing the project alongside Roger Goff. Also slated to executive produce are Russell Geyser and Clay Pecorin. Patrick Hibler will co-produce the feature film.

The film tells the story of a haunted Afghanistan war veteran who attempts to come to terms with his past while searching for his family in a post-apocalyptic America.

Here’s what producer Dawn Krantz had to say about the project in a statement.

“When I read this script for the first time I knew it was something very special. We are so thrilled to be able to have put together such an exemplary cast with an outstanding director to tell the story.”

Executive producers Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel had this to say in a joint statement.

“Given the current landscape of packaging an independent film, we’re ecstatic to come on board Man Down which is a high-quality project with a superb, A-list cast attached. We are certain our international buyers will embrace this tense thriller at Toronto.”

Man Down is in development and stars Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara, Gary Oldman. The film is directed by Dito Montiel.


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