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2011-07-05 08:15:00

VIENNA, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Andre Rieu has received the Grand Gold Decoration for Services to the Republic of Austria last saturday. The decoration was awarded by Marianna Klicka, president of the District of Vienna. Rieu received the decoration because of his efforts to promote Viennese music around the world. Rieu, the world's most popular classical artist who is renowned for his energetic and festive live concerts, thanked the Republic of Austria by performing...

2010-03-30 08:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- When the moon is full, the legend comes to life. Academy Award® winners Anthony Hopkins and Benicio Del Toro star in The Wolfman, a stunning re-imagining of the Universal Pictures thriller classic, coming to Blu-ray(TM), DVD and digital download on June 1, 2010 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Both the Blu-ray(TM) and DVD releases of The Wolfman will contain two versions of the movie - the thrilling,...

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2009-03-27 18:25:00

Welsh-born actor Anthony Hopkins is loosely attached to star in a film Andy Garcia co-wrote and plans to direct about scribe Ernest Hemingway. The Hollywood Reporter said Garcia also plans to produce Hemingway & Fuentes, a historical drama he wrote with screenwriter Hilary Hemingway, the late Ernest Hemingway's niece. The movie is about Ernest Hemingway's relationship with his longtime fishing-boat captain Gregorio Fuentes. Garcia, who may play Fuentes, said Annette Benning is circling...

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2009-02-26 10:35:38

A planned film version of William Shakespeare's play King Lear, starring Welsh actor Anthony Hopkins, was scrapped, reportedly for economic reasons. Hopkins was to portray the troubled monarch, while Gwyneth Paltrow, Keira Knightley and Naomi Watts were to have played his daughters in the $36 million-budgeted movie, which was announced at last year's Cannes Film Festival in France. The Telegraph described the cancellation of the project as the first high-profile casualty of the recession in...

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2009-02-12 10:55:00

Josh Brolin and Anthony Hopkins were the first to be cast in Woody Allen's latest untitled movie, which is set to shoot this summer in London. The project reteams the director with financer, Mediapro, the Spain-based company that also funded Vicky Cristina Barcelona, representatives for the film said this week. Letty Aronson, Steve Tenenbaum and Jaume Roures are producers on the film. Additional cast members are expected to be announced shortly. Sony Pictures Classics recently acquired...

2008-07-29 15:00:48

By JONATHAN RENNIE and JAMES WATT THEY may make us recoil. . . but those big screen baddies keep bringing us back for more. Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia were the goodies, but let's be honest, everyone waits in keen anticipation for the 'dum dum de dum' score to begin and the sound of James Earl Jones' heavy breathing as Darth Vader comes into sight. And really, does Jodie Foster offer the thrills in The Silence of the Lambs or is it Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter? Film...

2008-07-27 00:00:29

His evil turn as psychotic psychiatrist Hannibal Lecter has earned Anthony Hopkins the crown of king of the villains. The Port Talbot-born legend has topped a UK poll to find the ultimate movie bad guy. Sir Anthony (pictured) was deemed the scariest, following the vote by more than 2,500 members of the online rental and entertainment site, Lovefilm.com. With a penchant for fava beans and chianti, Sir Anthony's unnerving Oscar-winning performance scared fans rigid with nearly a quarter...

2006-09-05 11:47:19

By Mike Collett-White VENICE (Reuters) - For director Emilio Estevez, his new movie about the assassination of Robert Kennedy in 1968 is a call to young people to shake off their cynicism and engage in the political process. His first feature film in 10 years, which impressed critics in Venice where it is one of 21 entries in the main competition, "Bobby" focuses on the lives of people working at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles on the night Kennedy was shot there. The ensemble...

2006-06-14 00:17:50

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - John Turturro, Camryn Manheim, Jeffrey Tambor, S. Epatha Merkerson, Fionnula Flanagan, Christopher Lawford and Michael Clark Duncan have joined the ensemble cast of the Anthony Hopkins-directed indie film "Slipstream." Hopkins, Christian Slater, Stella Arroyave, Lisa Pepper, Kevin McCarthy, Gavin Grazer, Aaron Tucker and Lana Antonova already have joined the cast. Written by Hopkins, "Slipstream" is a noir comedy about an actor...


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