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2013-07-16 16:24:09

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Pictures and Studiocanal announce the start of principal photography of the international action thriller THE GUNMAN. Starring Sean Penn, the project unites the two time Academy Award winning actor with an extraordinary, unconventional ensemble cast including Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance and Jasmine Trinca. Directed by acclaimed French helmer Pierre Morel, the compelling script is written by Peter Travis and...

2012-04-25 10:20:18

CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates 2012, which focused on peace, human rights and youth involvement, actor, founder, CEO of J/P Haitian Relief Organization and Ambassador at Large for Haiti, Sean Penn received the "2012 Peace Summit Award." "I would like to commend Sean Penn for the tireless and selfless efforts he put forth to the country of Haiti during their time of need and still continues to do so today through the J/P Haitian Relief...

2012-01-12 22:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan.12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced the winners of the 17th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards earlier this evening. Hosted by comedians Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel, the star-studded ceremony was held at the Hollywood Palladium and aired live on VH1. "The Artist" was named the year's Best Picture and Michael Hazanavicius won Best Director honors for the film. Other big winners of the night included George Clooney, who took Best...

2012-01-11 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced that Leonardo DiCaprio and Olivia Harrison will present "Hugo" director Martin Scorsese with the Critics' Choice Music+Film Award, in addition to a special musical tribute from Bob Dylan at the 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards. Hosted by comedians Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel, the show will air live for the fifth straight year on VH1 from the Hollywood Palladium...

2012-01-09 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced today that renowned actor and humanitarian Sean Penn will be presented with the fifth annual Joel Siegel Award at the 17th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards. The award will be presented by fellow actor and 13-time Critics' Choice Award nominee George Clooney. The ceremony will air live on VH1 on Thursday, January 12 at 8:00 PM ET/PT. Given annually, this special award pays...

2011-11-14 10:00:00

Stephen Fry and other friends came together on Wednesday night, November 9, for an historic evening to celebrate Christopher Hitchensâ life, loves and hates, while Hitch himself watched from his hospital bed. Complete video available on FORA.tv. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 At this historic Intelligence2 event on Wednesday, Nov. 9 â“ which was live streamed exclusively around the world on FORA.tv â“ Stephen Fry (who described...

2011-11-09 15:26:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 500 guests from over eight countries gathered Saturday night in New York City to celebrate the Happy Hearts Fund Land of Dreams: Haiti event and to recognize "Heart of Gold" honoree Renee Haugerud and "Lifetime Achievement" honoree Sean Penn. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111109/NY03558-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111109/NY03558-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111109/NY03558-c ) (Photo:...

2011-09-21 15:01:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it has acquired from the producers Lucky Red, Indigo Film and Medusa Film all rights to THIS MUST BE THE PLACE for North America. The Italian/French/Irish co-production from award-winning director Paolo Sorrentino (IL DIVO, THE CONSEQUENCES OF LOVE) premiered at this year's Cannes Film Festival, as part of the official selection. THIS MUST BE THE PLACE, starring Sean Penn and written by Sorrentino...

2011-06-03 12:45:00

NEW YORK, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV has announced that it will present two of its most celebrated honors to entertainment giants Keith Richards and Sean Penn during the 2011 "Guys Choice" event. Rock God Keith Richards will be awarded with the show's Brass Balls honor for his contributions to the music industry, while Penn will reunite with cast members of "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" as the iconic coming-of-age comedy is inducted into the Guy Movie Hall of Fame. Both...

2010-09-22 03:30:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce that Sean Penn will be recognized for his outstanding humanitarian achievements at the festival's Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony. Sean Penn will be bestowed with the "Hollywood Humanitarian Award" for his incredible selfless and dedicated humanitarian efforts in saving lives, as well as bringing relief to the human suffering in Haiti. The announcement...