Even before James Gandolfini spent years winning a slew of awards and engaging audiences as Tony Soprano, one of TV’s most ruthless and entertaining characters, he was usually cast as a henchman or a big hulking baddie, in films such as Get Shorty and True Romance. But after The Sopranos went off the air? Fuhgeddaboudit! There’s no escaping the crime life for Gandolfini
Swedish star Noomi Rapace has landed yet another gig in the Hollywood era of her career, and one of the biggest benefits of the new job is that it teams her up with one of the most in-demand actors of the moment. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and Prometheus star has now officially signed on for the upcoming adaptation of Dennis Lehane's Animal Rescue, which already has Tom Hardy attached to star.
Based on a short story from Dennis Lehane's Boston Noir, this crime drama centers on a bartender with a criminal past who's working hard to change his ways. However, after taking in a stray pit bull, he unexpectedly gets pulled into the troubles of the dog's deranged owner, and is lead into a heist gone wrong and a murder.
Dennis Lehane movies have only been making their way to the big screen within the last decade, but boy have they had an impact. Clint Eastwood was the first one responsible, directing the 2003 Academy Award-winning thriller Mystic River, and then that was then followed by Ben Affleck's amazing Gone Baby Gone...
Limitless was one of the biggest surprise hits of last year, making $161 million worldwide off the goofy but apparently irresistible premise of a pill that makes you smarter, and that helps Bradley Cooper transform himself from a schlubby writer into….. well, Bradley Cooper. The movie was also a big leg up for director Neil Burger
There aren't many films set in the city of Boston, but unlike New York or L.A., which get get maybe one or two good films for every 10 set there, it has a fairly high batting average. Between movies like Gone Baby Gone,