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Dwayne Johnson Assembles His Army in 4 New 'Hercules' TV Spots Dwayne Johnson has assembled quite an army, as seen in 4 new TV spots for Hercules. Joining him on this quest are Ian McShane as Amphiaraus, Joseph Fiennes as King Eurystheus, John Hurt as Lord Cotys and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus. Watch as these fierce warriors, kings and lords call on sword-for-hire Hercules to save Thrace from a tyrannical warlord.This latest preview brings plenty of new footage from director Brett Ratner's fantasy epic. We get to see Hercules race to his mens' rescue on numerous occasions, even saving Amphiaraus from a flaming spear.

Paramount Pictures has released a motion poster for the upcoming Hercules which you can check out below! Directed by Brett Ratner, the July 25 release stars Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes, Peter Mullan, John Hurt, Rebecca Ferguson, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Aksel Hennie and Reece Ritchie. The film is based on the Radical Studios graphic novel "Hercules: The Thracian Wars."

Review: Bong Joon-Ho's 'Snowpiercer' Starring Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, John Hurt & More This is a reprint of our review from the international release last fall. The Weinstein Company will be releasing "Snowpiercer" on June 27th with the director's cut intact. Few films without a firm release date (in most of the world, at least) have inspired as much chatter of late than Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer." The English-language debut of the South Korean mastermind behind "Memories of Murder," "The Host" and "Mother," it features an all-star cast and a hefty budget, and was snapped up early on by The Weinstein Company.

'Hercules' Trailer: Still A Boar

10:35 AM 6/3/2014 by Binh Ngo
Hercules is the second movie about the demi-god coming out in theaters this year. Check out the full trailer below. Directed by Brett Ratner and starring Dwayne Johnson, Hercules is based on Steve Moore's graphic novel about the time Hercules has spent as a disillusioned mercenary after completing the 12 labors.

Come fight alongside Dwayne Johnson in this new trailer for Hercules A new trailer for HERCULES has been released, giving us another look at Dwayne Johnson and director Brett Ratner's take on the Greek mythological figure. HERCULES does have a few things going for it, including a very strong cast (besides Johnson the film also stars Rufus Sewell, Ian McShane, John Hurt and Joseph Fiennes), and it looks like it'll be a very fun movie. However if... Read More...


John Hurt to star in Terry Gilliam's Don Quixote? – The actor is approached for the starring role in the troubled production. 6 years 41 weeks ago via donnieyen

'Hercules' Trailer Ratnerizes the Legend

10:45 AM 3/25/2014 by Jeff Giles
If you want to make a Hercules movie that works, you've got to go big or go home -- both in terms of your hero's physique as well as your approach to the level of cheddar-scented bombast that should coat every page of your screenplay. With Brett Ratner in the director's chair and Dwayne Johnson in the lead, MGM's Hercules would seem to have everything it needs to go big -- and judging from this first cheese-riffic trailer, very few action fans will want to stay home when the movie opens on July 25.

'Hercules' Set & Cast Photo Round-Up Featuring Dwayne Johnson, John Hurt & Joseph Fiennes – 2013 has seen White House Down and Olympus Has Fallen join the ever-growing list of dueling Hollywood movies with virtually identical plots, and it seems as though next year’s pair of contenders will be Renny Harlin’s Hercules 3D, in which Twilight star Kellan Lutz will play the demigod hero, and Brett Ratner’s Hercules, in which Dwayne Johnson will star as a slightly older Hercules in a story that takes place “after the labors, and after the legend…” Ratner’s film is an adaptation of Steve Moore and Admira Wijaya’s graphic novel “Hercules: 7 years 21 weeks ago via donnieyen

Jayne Mansfield's Car

Posted September 9th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

In what critics are calling his best work as writer/director since SLINGBLADE, Academy Award® winner Billy Bob Thornton stars—along with Oscar® winner Robert Duvall, two-time Oscar® nominee John Hurt and Golden Globe winner Kevin Bacon—in this story of fathers and sons, wars and peace, and the turbulent time that changed America forever.

Review: 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' Never Gets Out of Neutral

5:25 PM 8/25/2013 by Jeff Giles
Jayne Mansfield's Car
Billy Bob Thornton doesn't direct very often -- prior to Jayne Mansfield's Car, he hadn't ducked behind the camera since 2001's Daddy and Them -- but while you might assume he's just being choosy with his projects, it might just be that he doesn't have much to say.
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