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Martin Scorsese's Silence Has Lost One Of Its Stars

Martin Scorsese has spent a good, long time trying to get Silence onto the big screen, and it looks like it's all coming together. Unfortunately, the cast has lost one of its brightest stars.

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Doctor Strange Might Be Eying These Three Actors For A Crucial Role

Now that Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast as Doctor Strange, Marvel is focusing their attention on finding the rest of the 2016 blockbuster’s cast. It’s being reported that there are three actors currently being looked at for an important character from the Sorcerer Supreme’s history.

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Transformers: Age Of Extinction Adds John Goodman And Ken Watanabe In Voice-Over Roles

The announcement comes directly from Michael Bay's official website, and actually identifies the roles that Goodman and Watanabe will be playing in the movie (something that has become a bit of a rarity in modern blockbusters). Goodman will be voicing Hound, whom Transformers fans may remember is able to turn into a Jeep or humvee.

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Watch Ken Watanabe Play Clint Eastwood's Role In Unforgiven Remake Trailer

Damn I wish I spoke Japanese. Still, even without being able to understand what these performers are saying, it’s easy to be taken in by this trailer’s striking visuals, stirring soundtrack, and steely bravado of Ken Watanabe in this intriguing remake of Unforgiven.

Ken Watanabe Joins Godzilla As Production Begins

Filming is now underway in Vancouver, using a script written in part by Max Borenstein, Frank Darabont and Dave Callaham. The film is aiming for a May 16, 2014 release date, opening the week before Matt Reeves' Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and just two weeks after Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

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Japanese Unforgiven Remake Will Star Ken Watanabe

Watanabe is one of the most famous Japanese actors here in America, so of course we're all going to respond with "Yeah, he's perfect!" But I'm assuming that audiences in Japan are as impressed by his talents as we are, and that he'll be able to knock out a role even as iconic as William Munny (who, obviously, will have a new name in the Japanese version)

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Gary Oldman Turns Down Akira, Ken Watanabe Offered Role Instead

Watanabe makes a lot of sense to play the role, but it's terrible that the choice is obviously for the wrong reasons. Thanks to his parts in Inception, Batman Begins and The Last Samurai, the actor is probably the most recognized Japanese thespian in America, and therefore a perfect way for WB to say that the entire movie isn't being whitewashed. Politics aside, what do you think of Ken Watanabe playing The Colonel?

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Christopher Nolan Tries And Fails To See Inception

Here’s a new Inception question for you: is there air conditioning in limbo? By the look of those dilapidated buildings, I’d guess not, however, I doubt the folks attending the screening

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Inception B-Roll Footage Takes You Behind-The-Scenes

It feels as though it has taken us an eternity to get to this point, but we are than a month away from the premiere of Christopher Nolan's Inception. Because of the way that the film has been

Ken Watanabe Making Directorial Debut With World War II Film?

How will he be as a director? Who knows! I'm always willing to give the benefit of the doubt, though, to actors with a lot of experience working with talented directors, since you have to figure out they picked up some tips on the job

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International Inception Trailer Offers More Clues

A new Japanese teaser trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Inception debuted recently on Japanese television and has since found its way online along with a series of Inception production photos

Inception Character Posters Define Roles

Each poster introduces a character and gives him a job title. DiCaprio is The Architect, Joseph Gordon Levitt is The Point Man, Ken Watanabe is The Tourist, and so on. Even these titles

Captain Picard's Romulan Clone Joins Inception

More casting on Christopher Nolan’s next movie, which is absolutely not Batman. So please, no starting rumors that The Riddler is actually a clone of Captain Picard, because Tom Hardy is officially on board Inception along with former next to last Samurai Ken Watanabe

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