Tag Archives: Brian Cox

“Jackass 3D” breaks several records with $50 million debut weekend

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: “Jackass 3-D” grossed a whopping $50 million in its debut weekend, setting several records and setting punditry tongues wagging in the process. First of all, the film bested the $48.1 million opening weekend for “Scary Movie 3” in 2003, taking the October opening weekend record. Second of[...]

Ernest Borgnine tapped for SAG’s lifetime achievement award

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: He was a member of the “Wild Bunch,” the head of “McHale’s Navy,” and an Oscar winner for “Marty” in 1956. Now Ernest Borgnine, 93, will be honored with the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award during the 17th Annual SAG Awards, scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 30,[...]

Bruce Willis’ ‘Red’ gets another trailer

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: My goodness this looks like an astounding amount of fun. I love that John Malkovich is riffing on his low-key nutcase persona, I love that Helen Mirren has a machine gun or two, I love that Morgan Freeman is physically assaulting Richard Dreyfuss. I love that Ernest[...]

“Harry Potter” star nabs villainous role in “Rise of the Apes”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Will there be any room left for the apes? 20th Century Fox reports that Tom Felton, best known for playing Draco Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” franchise, will join the upcoming “Planet of the Apes” prequel-sequel, “Rise of the Apes.” Continuing his villainous ways, Felton will play son[...]

Brian Cox negotiating for villainous “Rise of the Apes” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Throw another ape into the mix. Brian Cox is in final negotiations to join “Rise of the Apes,” the announced “Planet of the Apes” prequel/sequel that will reach theaters in June 2011, according to The Wrap. Cox would play the owner of a controversial primate sanctuary whose cruel[...]

“Rise of the Apes” lures John Lithgow, Freida Pinto

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A few more “monkeys” are swinging toward that “Planet of the Apes” prequel. John Lithgow and Frieda Pinto have joined a cast that already is headlined by James Franco, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Franco is playing a scientist who, while researching Alzheimer’s disease, morphs into an ape[...]