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Mickey Rourke & Kim Basinger Reteam For 'Black November'

February 11th, 2012 11:30am EST
Kim Basinger
Mickey Rourke is set to reunite with his "9 1/2 Weeks" co-star Kim Basinger for a new political thriller.

The actors, who starred in the raunchy 1986 drama together, will team up again for "Black November," with Rourke playing an unscrupulous oil company boss whose firm is responsible for destroying a number of villages in Nigeria.

Rourke and Basinger previously reunited in 2008 film "The Informers," but they didn't share any screen time and Rourke revealed they met for the first time in 23 years on the red carpet at the premiere.

"Black November," which also stars Anne Heche, is due for...

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

April 20th, 2009 9:44am EDT
The Soloist
This week is fairly busy at the box office, with seven movies arriving. Four of them are general release, while the other three are limited release. I will be going over "Obsessed," "Earth," "Fighting," "The Soloist," "Tyson," "Mutant Chronicles," and "The Informers."


Successful asset manager Derek Charles (Idris Elba) has everything a man could want. He just received a promotion at work and he has a happy marriage, but when an obsessed temp in his office (Ali Larter) starts stalking him, his picture-perfect life is placed in serious danger.

"Obsessed" is the first fe...

Mickey Rourke Brought To Tears By Kim Basinger Letter

April 18th, 2009 1:30pm EDT
Mickey Rourke
Mickey Rourke teared up when he received a heartfelt letter from his 9½ Weeks co-star Kim Basinger, expressing how much she loved The Wrestler. The movie star admits the note from his old friend meant as much to him as winning accolades for the film.

He recalls, "Coming from her, it was very special and it was very generous and heartfelt letter. It brought me to tears, really."

The pair reunited for the first time in 23 years on the red carpet at the premiere for their new movie The Informers in Hollywood on Thursday, and Rourke admits he was very nervous about meeting the screen ...

Billy Bob Thornton Heads An All-Star Cast In 'The Informers', In Theatres April 24

March 25th, 2009 5:00pm EDT
The Informers
In such works as Less Than Zero and American Psycho Brett Easton Ellis brilliantly dissects contemporary American society, a culture in which too much is never enough. Now, adapting his own acclaimed novel for the screen, he returns to the Los Angeles of the early 1980's with a multi-strand narrative that deftly balances a vast array of characters who represent both the top of the heap (a Hollywood dream merchant, a dissolute rock star, an aging newscaster) and the bottom (a voyeuristic doorman, an amoral ex-con).

Connecting all his intertwining strands are the quintessential Ellis pr...

Actor Brad Renfro Dead At 25

January 15th, 2008 10:34pm EST
Brad Renfro
Troubled movie star Brad Renfro has died, according to reports. The 25-year-old actor was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning, according to The cause of death has not been determined, however, Renfro has had a history of drug abuse.

Renfro, whose first role was that of a young boy who witnessed a murder in The Client, had been working to stay clean and sober after a string of drug offenses, including attempted heroin possession.

The actor was accused of violating his probation after failing to enrol in a drug treatment program, following his convictio...

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