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‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’ Trailer: Taylor Sheridan’s New Neo-Western Thriller Stars Angelina Jolie

When Taylor Sheridan‘s name is attached to a project, genre fans take notice. The writer/director’s grim blend of noir and western tropes makes him of American cinema’s most distinctive voices right now. His debut screenplay for Denis Villeneuve‘s 2015 film “Sicario” first put moviegoers at attention, and his follow-up “Hell Or High Water” notched him […]

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Amazon Nears Deal for Michael B. Jordan’s ‘Without Remorse’ (Exclusive)

Amazon Studios is in final negotiations to buy worldwide rights to “Without Remorse” from Paramount Pictures, Variety has learned.The Tom Clancy thriller stars Michael B. Jordan as U.S. Navy Seal John Clark. If it closes, the pact makes sense for Amazon, which backs “Jack Ryan,” the espionage series starring John Krasinski as the titular CIA […]

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Ben Foster & Gillian Jacobs Join Chris Pine In Thunder Road & 30West Black Ops Action-Thriller ‘Violence Of Action’

Exclusive: Ben Foster (Hell Or High Water) and Gillian Jacobs (Community) have joined Chris Pine (Star Trek) in action-thriller Violence Of Action, which has now begun principal photography in the U.S., Germany and Romania.Tarik Saleh (The Nile Hilton Incident) is directing from a script by J.P. Davis. John Wick outfit Thunder Road Films produces with […]

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Rising Actor Finn Little Nabs Lead Opposite Angelina Jolie in Thriller ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’

Relative newcomer Finn Little will star opposite Angelina Jolie in Those Who Wish Me Dead, the gritty survival thriller from Hell or High Water writer-turned-director Taylor Sheridan.The movie, being made by Bron Studios and Film Rites, is in full casting mode, and today saw the addition of Nicholas Hoult, Tyler Perry and Jon Bernthal among […]

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Jeff Bridges Steers Golden Globes Audience Towards ‘Creating a Healthy Planet For All of Us’

There are few Hollywood stars more deserving of a career-spanning achievement award than Jeff Bridges, who has been acting since he was an actual infant — the son of the legendary actor Lloyd Bridges and actress and writer Dorothy Bridges made his uncredited debut in John Cromwell’s “The Company She Keeps” when he was less […]

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Movies New to Netflix in January: ‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Pan’s Labyrinth,’ and More

As Netflix heads into its first legitimate Oscar season, the streaming giant is hoping to pull out nominations and wins for “Roma,” “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” and “Girl.” Lest Netflix lose sight of its one true purpose, the platform will be streaming the entire “Indiana Jones” franchise beginning in January. The streamer announced today […]

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Chadwick Boseman’s ‘17 Bridges’ Adds ‘Deuce’ Star Jamie Neumann (Exclusive)

Jamie Neumann, who can currently be seen on HBO’s “The Deuce” as Dorothy, has joined the cast of the Stx action movie “17 Bridges.” Sources also tell Variety she has landed a recurring role on Netflix’s “Jessica Jones” and “NOS4A2.”“17 Bridges,” directed by Brian Kirk, stars Chadwick Boseman, J.K. Simmons, Taylor Kitsch, and Stephan James.Boseman […]

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Chris Pine, Laura Dern, & Kristen Stewart Headline Tiff’s 2018 Opening And Closing Films

It looks like the Toronto International Film Festival is bringing out the stars for its opening and closing films. The Chris Pine epic “Outlaw King” is expected to open the prestigious event, while Laura Dern and Kristen Stewart headline “Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy,” which will close out the festival.Read More: Tiff 2018 Announces Claire Denis’ ‘High […]

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‘Yellowstone’ Review: Kevin Costner Plays Cowboy in Taylor Sheridan’s Brutal Wreck of a Western

In some ways, “Yellowstone” is an embodiment of Taylor Sheridan’s core attributes as a writer. Lush, rolling landscapes set the scene for a starkly violent story. Beautiful actors are torn down to their barest forms, depicting rugged men and women who couldn’t care less about box office totals or post-premiere parties. These are real people […]

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