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Rodrigo Santoro Hired Nutritionist To Help With Drastic Weight Loss For 'Heleno' Role

January 3rd, 2013 1:33pm EST
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300 star Rodrigo Santoro had to call on a nutritionist's aid as he embarked on a drastic diet to portray Brazilian soccer legend and womanizer Heleno De Frieitas in new biopic Heleno.

The 1940s sports hero was a star on the pitch, but his private life was a mess and he spent his final years ravaged with syphilis. The role forced Santoro to shed the pounds, terrifying members of his family as he became more and more emaciated.

He tells BlogTalkRadio.com, "It was pretty intense. My mum was worried about me because I lost so much weight. She said, 'You look terrible!' I'm like, 'Mum, this ...
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Review: 'Two Jews On Film' Believe Jim Carrey's 'I Love You Phillip Morris' Performance Is Oscar Worthy

November 29th, 2010 11:00am EST
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'I Love You Phillip Morris' stars Jim Carrey as real-life con man, Steven Russell. Steven is a happily married man living in Texas with his Christian wife (Leslie Mann) and their baby. Steven is an ex policeman, working in the produce business. He plays the organ in church, sings with the choir and is living the perfect life....Except for one thing...Steven is gay. After getting into an automobile accident, Steven realizes it's time for him to come out of the closet. And does he ever. Steven leaves his family, moves to Miami, hooks up with a gorgeous hunk (Rodrigo Santoro) and begins ...
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Check Out '300: The Complete Experience' On DVD July 21

July 18th, 2009 6:59am EDT
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300 is Sin City author Frank Miller's sweeping take on the historic Battle of Thermopylae. Gerard Butler stars as Spartan King Leonidas. When a Persian envoy arrives in Sparta offering King Leonidas power over all of Greece if he will only bow to the will of the all powerful Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), the strong-willed leader assembles a small army comprised of his empire's best fighters and marches off to battle. Though they have virtually no hope of defeating Xerxes' intimidating battalion, Leonidas' men soldier on, intent on letting it be known they will bow to no man but their king.

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Unnecessary and Unwanted: The Worst TV Cast Additions

March 5th, 2008 3:33pm EST
Ted McGinley
You know them, you loathe them. They are the unnecessary, obnoxious and often just plain annoying mid-series additions to established shows. Sure, there are times when a compelling, fresh-faced character is introduced and breathes new life into a series. Unfortunately, those instances are few and far between. Like with most of the television industry, the bad in this case far outweighs the good.

What follows is a list of the worst cast additions** in the last 30 years. Each and every one of the characters mentioned below was detrimental to the series in which he or she appeared. Som...
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'300' Original Motion Picture Special Edition Soundtrack To Coincide With DVD Release

July 31st, 2007 8:00pm EDT
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Burbank, CA - In celebration of the success of the motion picture 300, Warner Bros. Records will release 300: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - The Collector's Edition to coincide with the DVD on July 31. The limited edition will include three unreleased tracks from the movie-"First Battle Push", "One Wild Night," Blood Drunk," and Philip Steir's "Sacrifice to Sparta" of "To Victory" Remix. The CD will be encased in a 42-page color hardbound book with epic scenes from the film and a personal commentary from composer, Tyler Bates.

Since its March 6th release on Warner Bros. Reco...
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MTV Announces Nominees For '2007 MTV Movie Awards'

April 30th, 2007 10:09am EDT
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The destiny of the coveted golden popcorn lies in the hands of the viewers as MTV: Music Television today announced the nominees for the "2007 MTV Movie Awards." Dominating the pack is 300 with 5 nominations followed by Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest with 4 nods.

Also vying for the much sought-after statue is Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, Blades of Glory, and The Devil Wears Prada with 3 nominations each.

The 16th annual awards show will be executive produced by Emmy Award winning producer Mark Burnett. Airing LI...
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Warner Bros. Records To Release "300: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" On March 6

January 22nd, 2007 2:57pm EST
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"300: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" - the innovative score to the upcoming feature film 300 - will be released by Warner Bros. Records on March 6, three days before the movie, also distributed by Warner Bros., opens nationwide. The film, which stars Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, and Rodrigo Santoro, is based on the acclaimed graphic novel by beloved comic book writer and artist Frank Miller.

The film's score was written and produced by Tyler Bates, a composer best known for his work on the zombie horror films The Devil's Rejects (directed by Rob Zombie) and 2004's Dawn of the Dead,...
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