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Monday Entertainment Buzz: James Cromwell to portray Rupert Murdoch,...

James Cromell, who was artistic director at the old StageWest in West Springfield in 1967, will be playing media mogul Rupert Murdoch on stage. Cromwell, who turned in memorable performances as farmer Arthur Hoggett in Babe and Captain Dudley Smith in LA Confidential , will play Murdoch in David Williamson's bio-play Rupert , a production opening in November in Sydney.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, James Cromwell, West Springfield, MA, Springfield, MA, Entertainment

Sun Sep 14, 2014


A 'Lasciviously LA' Lunch With Crime Novelist James Ellroy

Writer James Ellroy has spent decades capturing a gritty, noirish Los Angeles in sprawling crime novels like The Black Dahlia and L.A. Confidential . Ellroy could be a character in one of his own books.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Age

James Cromwell to play Rupert Murdoch in David Williamson play

As Farmer Arthur Hoggett in Babe and Captain Dudley Smith in LA Confidential , Academy Award-nominated character actor James Cromwell is best known as the guy who spared a talking pig but was less merciful with Kevin Spacey. He was the valet in The Artist , the penitentiary warden in The Green Mile and George Bush snr in Oliver Stone's W , and remains a fixture on television, with appearances on Six Feet Under , 24 , Boardwalk Empire and ER to his name.


Related Topix: W., Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Sport Movies, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Six Feet Under, Family, Salem's Lot, Biography Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The BIG One

Kevin Spacey in Cleveland

Actor Kevin Spacey is the keynote speaker today, at the Content Marketing Institute convention, in downtown Cleveland. Underway this week at the Cleveland Convention Center, Content Marketing World is said to be the largest gathering of content marketing professionals on the planet, with 2,600 attendees from 50 counties.


Related Topix: Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Pay It Forward, Seven, American Beauty, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Daily Mail

No more Mr Nice Guys: Russell Crowe set to join Hollywood hunk Ryan ...

'Where is your mercy? We want to hear from you': Steven Sotloff's furious family confront murderers in Arabic as they pay tribute to a 'gentle soul' who 'tried to find good in a world of darkness' Hedge fund billionaire 'bullied his wife into signing prenup' that would leave her with 1 PERCENT of his $5.6billion fortune A show of force: Obama lands in Britain aboard Air Force One before military chopper transports him to Wales where brand new UK warship is unveiled... and world leaders prepare to condemn Russia's actions in Ukraine 'This is my world': Tragic Facebook post by wife of British ISIS hostage that showed her husband and his baby daughter... two years before he was seized by terrorists Three Canadians were among Islamist fighters who tortured and drained the bank accounts of two U.S. journalists held hostage in Syria How ironic! Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson's stance on ISIS ... (more)


Related Topix: Body of Lies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Russell Crowe, Africa, World News, Libya, Science / Technology, iCloud

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe's 'Nice Guys' stakes out June 2016 release

Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe will star in "The Nice Guys." Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe will be on the case come summer 2016.


Related Topix: Gangster Squad, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, Iron Man 3, Movies, Entertainment


Kevin Spacey to Speak at UVA President's Speaker Series for the Arts

Kevin Spacey - award-winning American film and stage actor, director, screenwriter and producer - will address the University of Virginia on Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. in the John Paul Jones Arena for the second annual U.Va.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, American Beauty, House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, Music!, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Beyond the Sea, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Seven

Wed Aug 27, 2014

PanArmenian Network

'L.A. Confidential' author writing remake of classic noir 'Laura'

PanARMENIAN.Net - James Ellroy, the two-fisted author behind such crime novels as L.A. Confidential and Black Dahlia, is making a rare foray into film, The Hollywood Reporter said.


Related Topix: Film Noir, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Laura, Mystery Movies, Thriller, End of Watch, Rampart

Lone Star Ball

8/27 Ot: Independence Day Could have Starred Kevin Spacey

When Independence Day co-writer/producer Dean Devlin first envisioned the alien invasion blockbuster, he had a very different idea of who should play the president: Kevin Spacey.


Related Topix: Short, Independence Day, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, American Beauty, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Sports, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cinema Blend News

How Activision Convinced Kevin Spacey To Join Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare

One of the biggest surprises for this year's Call of Duty outing was the revelation that Kevin Spacey would be starring in the game as the main antagonist; a villainous, corporate mercenary who runs a privatized military outfit that sells their services of 'war' to the highest bidder.


Related Topix: Activision, Call of Duty , Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey

Fri Aug 22, 2014


The Long Shrift, Directed by James Franco, Ends Off-Broadway Run Aug. 23

The Off-Broadway production of The Long Shrift, directed by James Franco , ends its run at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Aug. 23. Robert Boswell's play, which marked Franco's stage directing debut, officially opened at Rattlestick July 13 following previews that began July 7. Upon closing, it will have played 6 previews and 42 performances.


Related Topix: As I Lay Dying, Theater, Arts, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Actor

Even After 'Iron Man 3a 2 and 'Memento', Guy Pearce Still Finds Himself Auditioning For Roles

Guy Pearce has had an extraordinary career with movies like Priscilla, Queen of the Desert to his breakout role in LA Confidential .


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Memento, Mystery Movies, Guy Pearce


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Directed by Curtis Hanson

Starring Kevin Spacey and Russell Crowe

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