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James McAvoy's UK Hit Filth Acquired By Magnolia Pictures
Magnolia isn’t exactly gambling. Filth currently ranks as the year’s second highest-grossing R-rated film in the UK, where it opened earlier in the year. It also has earned several British Independent Film Award nominations.
Downton Abbey Star Joins James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe For Frankestein Feature
Downton Abbey’s Jessica Brown Findlay (Lady Sybil Branson nee Crawley) will join forces with X-Men: First Class’s James McAvoy (Professor Charles Xavier) and Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe (The Boy Who Lived) for a Frankenstein reboot that is sure attract the attention of fanboys and fangirls from all over. Come for the stars; stay for the WTF-factor.
James McAvoy Is The Doctor To Daniel Radcliffe's Igor In New Frankenstein Movie
You know how there are all these rumors about how Tom Cruise hires co-stars who are willing to slouch or who are also vertically challenged so he doesn't look so short onscreen? Those are the kind of crazy lengths you have to go to when you're a very small A-lister, but James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe have come up on a much easier solution-- find short actors you like, team up, look totally tall in comparison to each other onscreen
James McAvoy Could Not Be More Drugged Up And Depraved In New Filth Trailer
In the film, McAvoy plays Bruce Robertson, a deviant and corrupt cop who spends his days binging on hard liquor and harder drugs, stuffing the hardest parts of his body into the loosest women around.
James McAvoy Loses His Mind In Latest Trailer For Filth
From the same author that brought us Trainspotting, Filth tells the story of Bruce Robertson (McAvoy), a racist, perverted, drug-addicted, foul-mouthed, corrupt, drunk, asshole police officer who wishes to rise in the ranks of his unit and will stop at nothing to do so. In order to make sure that none of his colleagues are able to get in front of him, he begins to spill secrets, steal wives and destroy their lives.
X-Men: Days Of Future Past Set Photo Shows Off Professor X's Groovy New Look
Based on the classic story arc in the comics, X-Men: Days of Future Past finds the X-Men from the original trilogy trying to survive during a horrific future plagued by giant mutant hunting robots called Sentinels.
James McAvoy Wallows In Sex, Drugs, And Four-Letter Words In Filth Trailer
Here McAvoy stars as Bruce Robertson, a bigoted, bipolar cop with a serious drug addiction. Despite all of the above Bruce is up for a promotion, and to win it, he'll do anything it takes to solve a gruesome murder case and ruin his rivals chances. But his lies and manipulations stack up to toppling, pitting his cop colleagues against each other and endangering his relationship with his wife and daughter.
James McAvoy Turns Criminal In Danny Boyle's Trance Clip
Trance stars McAvoy as Simon, an art auctioneer who falls hard into the world of art theft. But when he forgets where he hid a highly valued work of art, the payday of his criminal partner (Vincent Cassel) is threatened. So in turn Simon's life is threatened. To help him recover the memory of painting's location, he rushes to a hypnotherapist (Rosario Dawson) for help before it's too late. But can she be trusted?
James McAvoy Teases Stylish London Crime Thriller Welcome To The Punch
Empire drops a number of impressive directorial influences when it talks about Creevy’s approach to his follow-up to Shifty, from Heat to Infernal Affairs (which was remade as The Departed by Martin Scorsese). That’s obviously a high standard, and we can’t expect Punch to live up to such lofty expectations. But if it does …
Mark Strong Gets Moody In Welcome To The Punch Clip
McAvoy fronts this original crime drama as Detective Max Lewisky, a man dedicated to taking down Jacob Sternwood, the notorious criminal played by Strong. Typically, Sternwood is an elusive figure, but when his son (Game of Thrones' Elyes Gabel) finds in trouble in London, this dedicated dad rushes to his rescue…and into trouble of his own.
X-Men Days Of Future Past Won't Let The Two Professor Xaviers Meet
And that makes sense, if you know the original books on which this storyline is based. If Singer is going to hold fast to the original narrative (which is going to have to change slightly), Kitty Pryde is the character who travels through time to warn alternate versions of the X-Men of an impending doom that, hopefully, involves Sentinels.
James McAvoy Could Front The Crow Reboot
Wigutow and Gutierrez are reportedly still attached to the project, but there's no guess as to when it might actually roll into production. As a fan of the original, I admit, never would be too soon for me.
Danny Boyle's Trance Finally Sets U.S. Release
Though he toiled for a while making films that few audiences saw or went massively misunderstood, Danny Boyle has hit the big time, an Oscar-winner whose three-year absence from films to produce the Olympics opening ceremony was felt hard by movie fans of all stripes
First Trailer For Danny Boyle's Trance Reminds Us Of Trainspotting
Danny Boyle has been growing up a lot since he broke on to the international scene with Trainspotting, make everything from a sci-fi epic (Sunshine) to a Best Picture winner (Slumdog Millionaire) to the opening ceremony of the Olympics. But odds are he's still really good at telling gritty stories about Scottish blokes who get wrapped up in crime
James McAvoy's Ready To Fire On Welcome To The Punch Poster
Welcome to the Punch posits McAvoy opposite always-stellar supporting player Mark Strong, who portrays Jacob Sternwood, the notorious aforementioned baddie who comes out of hiding to visit his ailing son in a London hospital. But just when officer Max Lewinsky thinks this case is closed, he discovers there's more to it than he ever imagined, and he and Sternwood will need to team up.
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