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Jake Gyllenhaal Takes Risk

Jake Gyllenhaal risked his life filming 'Everest'.The 34-year-old actor stars as mountaineer Scott Fischer in the adventure drama and admits it was his most intense shoot yet.He told ABC Radio: ''We were in the elements...

Everest Pushes A-list Actors Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal And Josh Brolin To Their Limits

The new adventure epic Everest dramatises a real-life event from May 1996, when the mountain was packed with climbers just as a freak storm rolled in. Of course, even in ideal conditions, the world's tallest...

Everest Filmmakers Narrowly Escaped 2014 Avalanche

Scenes for the upcoming adventure epic were shot on Mount Everest itself and members of the production's second unit were on their way to Base Camp when disaster struck in April, 2014....

Everest Crew Evacuated Due To Altitude Sickness

Director Baltasar Kormakur filmed some mountain scenes near the Mount Everest base camp, but the moviemaker and his team struggled to cope with the tough conditions. Kormakur says, "We walked almost up...

Sam Worthington And Robin Wright Join Everest

Sam Worthington and Robin Wright will join the cast of 'Everest'. The 37-year-old actor - who is known for his portrayal of Jake Sully in 'Avatar' - and the 'House of Cards' actress - who...

Jake Gyllenhall And Josh Brolin's Hiking Disaster

Jake Gyllenhall and Josh Brolin got lost hiking in the Santa Monica mountains.The brawny actors decided to get some practice in ahead of their appearance in climbing drama 'Everest', but things took a downward turn...

Movie Reviews: 2 Guns

One thing critics appear to agree on in their reviews of 2 Guns: those guns fire a lot of ammunition -- thousands of rounds, according to USA Today critic Claudia Puig, who concludes: By its...

'2 Guns' Failures To Fire Up Critics In Early Reviews

2 Guns, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, is due to be released on US cinemas on 2nd August. The film sees a DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer forced to run following their...

Denzel Washington Told To 'Lighten Up' For 2 Guns

Denzel Washington had to ''lighten up'' for '2 Guns'.The Oscar-nominated actor is used to playing dramatic roles, so it was quite a challenge for him to embrace the light-hearted nature of his new action-comedy with...

Josh Brolin And Jake Gyllenhaal To Star In Everest

Josh Brolin and Jake Gyllenhaal are in negotiations to star in 'Everest'.The Hollywood actors have been eyed up by director Baltasar Kormákur - known for upcoming movie '2 Guns' - for the lead roles in...

Denzel Washington For 2 Guns?

Denzel Washington is in talks to star in '2 Guns'. The 'Safe House' actor would star alongside Mark Wahlberg in the project, which previously had David O. Russell attached as the director. Now, Baltasar Kormakur...

Mark Wahlberg Planning Another Graphic Novel Adaptation With Kormakur

Mark Wahlberg and his Contraband director Baltasar Kormakur are to reteam for a new action film.Wahlberg hired the star of cult Icelandic film Reykjavik-Rotterdam to direct the Hollywood remake, which will be released as Contraband...

Kate Beckinsale Sees Film Budget Slashed

KATE BECKINSALE, the Hollywood actress and star of the 'Underworld' movies, is set to star alongside MARK WAHLBERG in the film 'Contraband', despite seeing its budget slashed, reports Deadline.com. Universal Pictures have stepped in to...

Kate Beckinsale's Movie Saved

Kate Beckinsale's troubled movie 'Contraband' will be saved by Universal. The project - also starring Mark Wahlberg - was having difficulty raising funding but with the budget slashed from $40 to $30 million, Deadline.com reports...

Kate Beckinsale Lands Contraband

Kate Beckinsale has signed up to star in 'Contraband'. The British actress will star alongside Mark Wahlberg - who is also producing the movie - on the project, a remake of foreign language film 'Reykjavik-Rotterdam'.The...

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