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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,...

2010-02-02 11:38:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The American premiere of the action-horror film THE WOLFMAN WHO: THE WOLFMAN cast member/producer Benicio Del Toro; cast members Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt and Hugo Weaving; director Joe Johnston; producers Scott Stuber, Rick Yorn and Sean Daniel; writer David Self; creature designer Rick Baker; executive producers Bill Carraro, Jonathan Mone and...

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2009-07-31 11:31:40

The Cuban government in Havana has honored Che star Benicio del Toro for his body of work. The Oscar-winning, Puerto Rican actor's film credits include The Usual Suspects, Traffic and 21 Grams. His two-part epic Che, in which he portrays Argentine revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara, reportedly was well-received in Cuba last year. Guevara helped Fidel Castro take control of Cuba a half-century ago. The BBC said del Toro was presented with the inaugural Tomas Gutierrez Alea prize at a ceremony...

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2009-07-07 10:54:38

Actor Benicio del Toro took time out of his vacation in his homeland to meet with inmates at a Puerto Rican prison. Del Toro met with prisoners who are part of the theater group at the corrections facility just outside San Juan, El Nuevo Dia reported Tuesday. The inmates reportedly performed a scene for del Toro, who encouraged them to continue honing their craft for the day they are released from prison. The Oscar winner and San Juan native is best known for his films The Usual Suspects,...

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2009-03-26 09:10:00

The Farrelly brothers' big-screen version of The Three Stooges could co-star Hollywood actors Sean Penn, Jim Carrey and Benicio Del Toro. Variety.com said Penn has signed up for the role of Larry, while Carrey is in talks to play Curly and MGM is courting Del Toro to play Moe. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said the movie won't be a bio-picture but a comedy about the antics of the three characters that Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Jerome Curly Howard started playing in the 1930s....

2009-02-18 09:11:00

NEW YORK and AMSTERDAM, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- G-Star's NY Raw handcrafted couture garments took center stage at the Hammerstein Ballroom tonight during the Fall/Winter 2009 runway show of the luxury denim brand. This season's NY Raw collection represented G-Star in its purest form - magnifying the brand's signature detailing to an unprecedented level. Each garment, created by the in-house atelier, blended the finest materials and sophisticated design, with extreme utilitarian...

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2009-02-02 09:37:23

Camino won the prizes for best film, director, actress and supporting actor at the Goya Awards ceremony in Spain during the weekend. The movie about the Opus Dei religious order earned Javier Fesser the best director honor, Carme Elias the best actress Goya and Jordi Dauder the best supporting actor trophy. Nerea Camacho also took home the award for best new female talent, the BBC said. Benicio Del Toro won the best actor prize for his portrayal of Cuban revolutionary leader Che Guevara and...

2009-01-07 16:26:17

The daylight heist in which robbers dressed as Hasidic Jews relieved a New York Diamond District wholesaler of his jewels reads like a movie script. And it was -- the New Year's Eve actual robbery re-enacted the opening scene from 2001's Snatch, in which actor Benicio Del Toro led a crew of diamond thieves who disguised themselves as Hasidic Jews, the New York Post reported Wednesday. Dressed in black coats and hats and sporting phony beards, the still-at-large robbers flashed fake IDs to a...

2008-12-14 16:14:50

Puerto Rican actor Benicio Del Toro said his new movie, Che, should find an audience despite being 4 1/2 hours long and in Spanish. Del Toro said he is hopeful moviegoers will be drawn to its faithful take on executed Argentine revolutionary Che Guevara, the New York Post reported Sunday. I know people will see it eventually because it's done honestly and it will find a way, even if it takes a while on DVD and Blu-ray, Del Toro told the newspaper. Del Toro and director Steven Soderbergh have...

2008-10-12 12:00:14

By Associated Press TORONTO -- Steven Soderbergh's Che Guevara film biography "Che" has found a U.S. distributor that will release it in theaters this December to qualify for the Academy Awards. IFC Films announced Wednesday it acquired domestic rights to the two-part, 4 1/2-hour saga, which stars Benicio Del Toro as the Argentine doctor who became one of the heroes of Fidel Castro's Cuban revolution. The film will play a one-week qualifying run in Los Angeles and New York in December...


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