Tag Archives: Eric Bana

“The Finest Hours” offers up an early year theatrical surprise

As I’ve mentioned more than once here, January is not known for being an especially strong month for movies. At the same time, recent years have offered up a few more intriguing things than usual, with this weekend being just the latest example with Disney’s release of The Finest Hours.[...]

Why some comic adaptations failed: Iron Man 2, Punisher: War Zone, Superman Returns, Hulk

HollywoodNews.com: Actor Tom Hiddleston wrote an eloquent essay yesterday for The Guardian basically praising and defending the sub-genre known as the superhero picture. Plenty of disdain for the genre comes from the very notion that it’s big-budget entertainment based on literature that was technically intended for children that gobbles[...]

Colin Farrell leading contender for “Total Recall” remake

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is Colin Farrell about to get his ass to Mars? He will if he wins the role of Douglas Quaid – a part made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger – in a planned “Total Recall” remake. Farrell leads a list of candidates that includes Tom Hardy (“Inception”) and Michael Fassbender[...]

Eric Bana’s famous “castle” for rent

HollywoodNews.com: It was home to Eric Bana when it featured in the classic Aussie movie ‘The Castle’ – now it’s available for rent at AUD$300 a week. It might not look it, but this bungalow in Melbourne is one of the most famous in Australia thanks to it featuring[...]

Marvel madness ensues! Norton out as Hulk. Is Phoenix in?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Another day, another series of rumors circulating around Marvel’s planned production of a full-blown Avengers movie. For those who chose not to log on to the internet this weekend, you might have missed the news that Edward Norton — the actor who most recently played The Hulk on[...]

Colin Farrell plans to bulk up work schedule with ‘Virtue’

Hollywoodnews.com: Colin Farrell is looking to star alongside Eric Bana in the indie drama “By Virtue Fall.” The Irish-born actor has a heavy load of work ahead of him in such productions as “Horrible Bosses,” “Fright Night” and David Croenberg’s “Cosmopolis.” The U.K.’s Empire magazine has been following the news[...]

Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana sign up for Wright’s ‘Hanna’

BY SEAN O’CONNELL While promoting last year’s “The Soloist,” director Joe Wright (“Pride & Prejudice”) told reporters he planned to adapt the novel “Indian Summer,” about the final days of Britain’s colonial rule in India. Apparently that summer vacation is on hold. Focus Features announced that Wright’s next project will be[...]

Eric Bana to star in “Hanna” opposite Saoirse Ronan

THR reports that Eric Bana (“Funny People,” “The Time Traveler’s Wife”) is in negotiations to star opposite of Saoirse Ronan in Focus Features’ film “Hanna.” Bana will play Ronan’s father in the movie which follows a 14 year old girl as she is saved from a CIA breeding camp and[...]