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Tag Archives: Peter Berg

Mark Wahlberg has another star vehicle in the true life tale “Deepwater Horizon”

I always like when an actor hooks up with the right filmmaker. Often, it can lead to great things. For Mark Wahlberg, teaming up with director Peter Berg a few years ago led to a fantastic film in Lone Survivor. Later this week, they pair up again for Deepwater Horizon,[...]

Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper”: the highest grossing war film of all time

Right before last weekend began, something truly unexpected happened. Yes, Clint Eastwood’s controversial but hugely popular and profitable war film American Sniper passed Steven Spielberg’s classic Saving Private Ryan to become the number one movie of its ilk of all time at the box office. In short, not only is[...]

Battleship Gets a Teaser Trailer

HollywoodNews.com: I could go on and on about how this represents the pinnacle of what is wrong with the ‘tentpole’ portion of the film industry at the moment. But truth be told, I’m more depressed that Peter Berg chose THIS as his follow up to Hancock (arguably one of[...]

Liam Neeson, Brooklyn Decker in early “Battleship” tease

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: How can you tell a studio has confidence in the direction of your (reportedly expensive) blockbuster? They screen a teaser nearly a year before your film is ready to open. Peter Berg’s “Battleship,” which is based on the popular board game, won’t be in theaters until May 2012.[...]

Trailer Park: Adam Sandler, Owen Wilson and Kevin James in new comedies

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: So many new trailers hit the Web yesterday and today, we figured it would be a good idea to round them up in one post. First up, married men Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis receive a “Hall Pass” from their wives (Christina Applegate and Jenna Fischer) to do[...]

Robert Pattinson surprises Connecticut students with video cameo

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Robert Pattinson has a bright future in film after the “Twilight” franchise fades into the sunset following “Breaking Dawn,” and by the looks of this new clip, the actor might want to try his hand at comedy. Let’s set the stage. “Friday Night Lights” and “Battleship” director Peter[...]

Liam Neeson agrees to sink Peter Berg’s “Battleship”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Peter Berg’s “Battleship” finally has a credible, award-winning actor on its roster, and it’s Liam Neeson. Fresh off his turn in Joe Carnahan’s “The A-Team,” Neeson continues to feed his hunger for popcorn blockbusters by starring as Admiral Shane, according to Variety. Neeson joins Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard,[...]

Rihanna tries on military garb for “Battleship” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Though it just recently began shooting, Peter Berg’s “Battleship” has become a whipping boy for the Internet’s movie-blogging clique. Perhaps it’s because the reportedly $200-million “event” picture is based on a board game. Perhaps it’s the cast, which opts for eye candy over proven thespians. (Hello, Brooklyn Decker!) But[...]

Alexander Skarsgard teases ‘Battleship,’ ‘True Blood’ finale

HollywoodNews.com: Alexander Skarsgard will be going before the cameras this week as the film production of the Hasbro Game “Battleship” ramps up. The “True Blood” actor will be flying to Hawaii. Skarsgard will be joined on the set by fellow cast members Taylor Kitsch, Rihanna and supermodel Brooklyn Decker –[...]

Model Brooklyn Decker joins ‘Battleship’ cast

HollywoodNews.com: Now that swimsuit model Brooklyn Decker has completed filming ‘Just Go With It’ with Hollywood heavyweights Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Kidman, she’s moving on to her next film that is bound to be big. Decker, who is married to tennis star Andy Roddick, has reportedly joined the cast[...]
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