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Rupert Friend Tapped To Replace Paul Walker In 'Hitman' Sequel

January 10th, 2014 5:00pm EST
Rupert Friend
Since the death of Paul Walker in November, movie executives have been scrambling to fill the roles he left behind. British actor Rupert Friend is reportedly in talks to replace Walker in the upcoming "Hitman" sequel.

According to TheWrap.com, Walker was going to star in "Agent 47" after he finished filming "Fast & Furious 7."

The film is based on the video game of the same name with the original starring Timothy Olyphant. Aleksander Bach is directing the sequel, but plot details have not been released.

Walker died in a car crash on Nov. 30, 2012. The car was traveling in excess of 100 m...
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Keira Knightley Sings Away Her Love Woes

January 16th, 2011 11:55am EST
Keira Knightley
British actress Keira Knightley sang away her blues following her split from longtime boyfriend Rupert Friend by hitting a karaoke bar with Sienna Miller and a group of pals on Thursday night.

The couple, which met on the set of 2005 movie Pride & Prejudice, decided to end its five-year relationship shortly before Christmas, according to the actress' father Will.

But Knightley has refused to wallow in self-pity at home, and hit the streets of London for a night of sing-along fun with friends, including her The Edge of Love co-star Miller.

The group showed off their vocal skills on tracks...
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Keira Knightley Is Back On The Market!

January 13th, 2011 6:15am EST
Keira Knightley
British actress Keira Knightley has split from her longtime boyfriend Rupert Friend.

The couple, who met on the set of 2005 movie Pride & Prejudice, mutually decided to end their five-year relationship shortly before Christmas.

Knightley's father Will tells Britain's The Sun, "Yes, they have broken up. But that's the way things go, unfortunately. The only option is to get on with things."

"They were together for quite a long time and it is always hard breaking up. She's focused on her work."
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A Young Woman Comes Of Age In 'The Young Victoria'

December 18th, 2009 8:07am EST
The Young Victoria
The Young Victoria, which makes its debut in America today, is a romantic period film that depicts a realistic historical view of 19th century United Kingdom, and more specifically the post-Victorian era and early reign of England's Queen Victoria.

Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, and starring Emily Blunt, the motion picture supports more than one parallel storylines to bring about a cohesive picture of Vallée's main purpose.

The film follows Blunt, cast as a very young strong willed Princess Victoria during her pre-eminent rise and monarchical ascendancy, her struggles prior to her...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Avatar,' 'Nine' & More

December 14th, 2009 9:25am EST
AVATAR
Last week I had a chance to catch "Invictus," director Clint Eastwood's latest effort. A lot of early buzz suggests the film should be a Best Picture contender at the Academy Awards, but I personally wasn't too impressed.

While "Invictus" isn't a terrible movie, it certainly isn't Eastwood's best. In many ways it just feels forced because the film tries too hard to send an inspirational message.

Eastwood explores a number of subplots that he never fully fleshes out, and he fails to establish the proper dramatic tension that makes a sports picture so powerful. As an audience member ...
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Check Out 'Cheri' On DVD Oct. 20

October 17th, 2009 7:25am EDT
Cheri
An ill-fated love affair scandalizes glittering Belle Époque France in Chéri, coming to DVD on October 20 from Miramax Films and Buena Vista Home Entertainment. Directed by two-time Oscar® nominee Stephen Frears, "Chéri" is a sensual and provocative celebration of the meeting of love and lust in the sumptuously realized demimonde of turn-of-the-20th century Paris.

Three-time Academy Award® nominee Michelle Pfeiffer, Academy Award® winner Kathy Bates and Rupert Friend star in the sensational story of forbidden passion between a famed professional beauty and a man half her age.

The ...
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This Week's Movie Buzz: See It, Rent It, Or Skip It?

June 22nd, 2009 10:10am EDT
Transformers 2
I got the chance to see "Moon," this past weekend and I really enjoyed it. Sam Rockwell's interaction between the cloned versions of himself was brilliant, and Kevin Spacey was entertaining as the lunar station's computer.

The movie's effects were rock solid and the music was great. My only real complaints were its slow pace, and that I felt the reasons why he was being cloned weren't adequately explained.

This week we have the arrival of another highly anticipated summer blockbuster: "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen." I will be seeing it tonight, and I'm anxious to see how ...
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Starpulse's Explosive Summer Movie Preview

May 1st, 2009 10:06am EDT
Star Trek
Since the dawn of the American cinematic blockbuster in the late 1970s and early 1980s, moviegoers have eagerly waited for May - the unofficial beginning of summertime. This summer is no different. Films, and most popular media, are social mirrors, and this summer season supports that. The large box office contenders all deal with very similar themes: escapism and the support of the lone, outlaw hero figure (X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Star Trek, Terminator Salvation, Up, Transformers 2, Public Enemies, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra, Inglourious Basterds, et...
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