Connect with us

New Movie News

Quentin Tarantino’s Charles Manson movie has a lead: Leonardo DiCaprio

Published

on

Image: Jeff Holmes/REX/Shutterstock

Leonardo DiCaprio’s next big role will reportedly be in a Quentin Tarantino film taking place around Charles Manson’s cult and the murders they committed in Los Angeles in the late 1960s.

The upcoming film, Tarantino’s ninth, is set to release on Aug. 9, 2019, Deadline reported Friday, exactly 50 years after members of the Manson Family cult murdered actress Sharon Tate and four other guests at her house. DiCaprio previously played a villain in Tarantino’s 2012 movie Django Unchained.

According to Deadline, the Manson movie will be an ensemble movie (Tarantino’s specialty) similar to his hit film Pulp Fiction.

DiCaprio’s exact role isn’t known yet, aside from the detail that he’ll play an aging actor, according to Deadline. Margot Robbie has reportedly been asked to play Tate, and Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt may have big roles in the undoubtedly gruesome film.

DiCaprio’s role will be the first the actor has undertaken since his Oscar-winning performance in 2015’s The Revenant. Robbie is in the Oscar conversation this year for her performance in I, Tonya and previously worked with DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street.

Tarantino’s most recent film, The Hateful Eight, was received well by critics, earning an Oscar and a Golden Globe award for its original score. 

Tarantino’s Manson movie was picked up by Sony in November, the same month that the cult leader died after spending 46 years in prison. Production is reportedly starting this year.

Sony declined to comment on the report.

Read more: http://mashable.com/2018/01/12/tarantino-charles-manson-leonardo-dicaprio/

New Movie News

Robert De Niro Says ‘The Irishman’ Set for the Big Screen

Published

on

“The Irishman is set for the big screen next year when it is released by Netflix, star Robert De Niro said Sunday while speaking at the Marrakech Film Festival.

The pic is the actor’s latest collaboration with Goodfellas director Martin Scorsese, which also stars Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel, and is set in the crime world.

“We’ve talked about it with Netflix. They are going to do a presentation of our film the way it should be, in a theater, in certain venues, the best theatrical venues there can be,” De Niro said, hinting that there have been ongoing discussions with the streaming platform surrounding the release.

“How they resolve it is, in the beginning, they will show it on the big screen — we’re talking about big venues where it would play, where it should play — and what happens after that, I’m not sure,” he said, guessing that it would be released online at a later date.

It marks the second big film Netflix will release, following in the footsteps of Alfonso Curaon’s Oscar contender Roma in a limited theatrical run for awards season. Netflix has also taken on Guillermo del Toro’s dark Pinocchio, which is another potential awards contender and the next project after his Oscar wins for The Shape of Water…………………………………………..”

Read More Here: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/marrakech-robert-de-niro-says-irishman-set-big-screen-1165651

Continue Reading

New Movie News

Golden Globe nominations to kick off Hollywood’s award season

Published

on

(CNN)
“Nominations for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s annual ceremony, which honors achievement in film and television, were announced Thursday. Big film hits “Black Panther,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “A Star Is Born” will compete for best drama against the critically acclaimed “BlacKkKlansman” and “If Beale Street Could Talk,” directed by Spike Lee and Barry Jenkins, respectively, who directed the Oscar-winning “Moonlight.”

Below is the full list of nominees.

Movies
Best Motion Picture – Drama
“Black Panther”
“BlackKklansman”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“If Beale Street Could Talk”
“A Star Is Born”
Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
“Crazy Rich Asians”
“The Favourite”
“Green Book”
“Mary Poppins Returns”
“Vice”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Glenn Close (“The Wife”)
Lady Gaga (“A Star Is Born”)
Nicole Kidman (“Destroyer”)
Melissa McCarthy (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?”)
Rosamund Pike (“A Private War”)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Bradley Cooper (“A Star Is Born”)
Willem Dafoe (“At Eternity’s Gate”)
Lucas Hedges (“Boy Erased”)
Rami Malek (“Bohemian Rhapsody”)
John David Washington (“BlackKklansman”)………………………………………………”

See the rest of the nominations here: https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/06/entertainment/golden-globe-nominations/index.html

Continue Reading

New Movie News

Who will host the Oscars now that Kevin Hart has stepped down?

Published

on

“Now Kevin Hart has stepped down from hosting the Oscars, one question remains: who will replace him?

The 39-year-old comedian was confirmed as the Academy Awards host for 2019 just three days ago.

However, he found himself in deep water this week when fans started sharing unearthed tweets from 2010 which show him using the word ‘gay’ as a slur. as well as labelling people ‘f**s’.

Hart announced his decision to step down as host of the Oscars on Thursday night. Hosting the Oscars is one of the biggest gigs a presenter can land and it’s got to go to the right person. So WHO will the Academy ask to replace Kevin?

Ellen DeGeneres is the bookies’ runaway favourite to host February’s awards show, with Betfair offering odds of 6/4. If the bookies are correct, it will be the third time she’s hosted the prestigious awards, having done so in 2007 and 2014. Her 2014 run saw her taking the infamous Oscars selfie, featuring the likes of Bradley Cooper……………………………………….”

Read more: https://metro.co.uk/2018/12/07/will-host-oscars-now-kevin-hart-stepped-ellen-degeneres-jimmy-kimmell-among-favourites-8218916/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MetroUK | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MetroUK/

Continue Reading

Trending