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2009-08-10 15:53:27

Actor Frank Langella is in talks to join Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, a sequel to the morality tale of New York's financial district, the studio said. Shia LaBeouf is tapped to star with Michael Douglas, who'll reprise his Gordon Gekko role in the sequel, directed by Oliver Stone, who helmed the 1987 original, Variety reported Monday. Josh Brolin reportedly is considering a part in the drama as well. Langella is in talks to play Lewis Zabel, an old-time broker who mentors LaBeouf's...

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2009-04-13 09:31:12

Welsh-born actor Michael Sheen has joined the cast of the Twilight sequel New Moon. Sheen, 40, is best known for his roles in the films Frost/Nixon and The Queen, as well as two installments of the Underworld franchise. E! News said the actor is set to play Aro, leader of the Volturi vampire coven, in New Moon, which is to hit theaters this fall.

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2009-03-25 09:51:42

Welsh actor Michael Sheen, who played Tony Blair in The Queen and The Deal, may portray the former British Prime Minister again in an HBO production. Dennis Quaid is expected to play former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Julianne Moore his wife Hillary in The Special Relationship, a TV movie penned by Peter Morgan, who wrote The Queen and The Deal, Variety.com said. If officially approved, the project is said to be earmarked as Morgan's directorial debut, the entertainment industry trade...

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2009-03-18 20:39:11

U.S. actor Stacy Keach has suffered a mild stroke, the Center Theatre Group said Wednesday in Los Angeles. Keach, 67, is starring as former President Richard Nixon in the national touring production of Peter Morgan's celebrated play Frost/Nixon. The Center Theatre Group is presenting the stage drama at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles through March 29. Actor Stacy Keach has been diagnosed as having experienced a very mild stroke with no impairment whatsoever of his motor or speech...

2009-02-20 05:00:00

"RON HOWARD'S FINEST FILM YET...AND ONE OF THE YEAR'S BEST." - ASSOCIATED PRESS FROM ACADEMY AWARD(R) WINNING DIRECTOR RON HOWARD COMES THE UNTOLD STORY THAT CHANGED THE FACE OF POLITICS FOREVER. FROST/NIXON APRIL 21, 2009 OWN IT ON DVD AND BLU-RAY(TM) HI-DEF FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Oscar(R)-winning director Ron Howard brings to the screen the electrifying battle between Richard Nixon, the tarnished President with a...

2009-02-16 10:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The costumes from Universal Pictures' multiple Oscar(R) nominated, "Frost/Nixon" and Focus Features' multiple Oscar nominated, "Milk" will be on display along with props from Universal Pictures' Oscar nominated, "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" at Universal Studios Hollywood's "The Universal Experience: Behind the Scenes of Universal Pictures," movie-themed attraction designed to put the magic of Hollywood within arms reach of guests, beginning...

2009-02-10 07:30:00

Autodesk Technology Helps Artists Shape Movie Magic SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This year's most celebrated movies feature groundbreaking work created by artists at movie studios and visual effects boutiques all over the world. Throughout the film production pipeline--from film set to theater screen--many of these artists rely on Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK) digital filmmaking tools. For the 14th consecutive year, every film nominated for the Best Visual Effects...

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2009-01-27 09:45:15

The U.S. publication AARP The Magazine has declared Frost/Nixon 2008's Best Movie for Grownups. Based on the post-Watergate television interviews between British journalist David Frost and former U.S. president Richard Nixon, director Ron Howard's big-screen adaptation of Peter Morgan's play Frost/Nixon was selected by the editors of AARP The Magazine, a publication that describes itself as the definitive voice for Americans over the age of 50 and the world's largest-circulation magazine...

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2009-01-22 08:09:21

Milk, Frost/Nixon and The Reader were nominated for the best picture Oscar in Beverly Hills, Calif., Thursday morning. Also nominated for the Hollywood film industry's top award were The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Slumdog Millionaire. Each of the films' directors was also nominated for the best director prize. The nominees in that category are Gus Van Sant for Milk, Ron Howard for Frost/Nixon, Stephen Daldry for The Reader, David Fincher for Benjamin Button and Danny Boyle for...

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2008-12-31 11:00:47

Hollywood film director Ron Howard says he enjoyed reading Peter Morgan's play Frost/Nixon so much, he immediately wanted to see it acted out on stage. I'd been very surprised by the play, which I'd read, which motivated me to get on an airplane and go and see the production, Howard, who eventually directed the film version of Morgan's play, told reporters in New York. When I walked out of the theater, I called (producer Brian Grazer) and I called my agent, and I said: 'I not only want to do...