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Michael Shannon Wets His Pants During Broadway Performances

The 41-year-old Man of Steel star portrays boozy character Jamie Tyrone in playwright Eugene O'Neill's New York City revival, which runs for about four hours per showing.Throughout the production, he consumes a lot of drinks...

Michael Shannon Leads 2016 Drama Desk Awards Winners

The Man of Steel star landed the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play prize, while two-time Academy Award winner Jessica won the Best Actress in a Play gong for their respective roles in...

Michael Shannon Gifted Lost Elvis Interview

The Man of Steel star was trying to perfect Elvis' voice without sounding like a cheap impersonator when he met Schilling and asked for his advice, and he was thrilled when the expert...

Michael Shannon Loved Dressing Up As Elvis For Film

Directed by Liza Johnson, and starring Kevin Spacey as President Richard Nixon, the movie is a satirical comedy which imagines what might have happened behind closed doors at The White House during a real-life 1970...

Michael Shannon And Kevin Spacey Bond As Elvis & Nixon

Inspired by an iconic photograph of Nixon shaking Presley's hand and appointing him as an honorary federal drug-enforcement agent, the screenwriter spun the meeting into a full-on screwball comedy. Kevin Spacey plays Nixon in the...

Michael Shannon: 'Actors Are Just Glorified Models'

The Man of Steel star has little time for the idea that acting is an art form as he believes success in Hollywood today depends more on looks than talent. In an interview with...

16 Times Actors Excelled As Onscreen Musical Legends

We love a good biopic about a musical legend and with a new movie about Nina Simone coming soon starring Zoe Saldana, let's reflect on some of the best incarnations of famous musicians. Of course,...

Michael Shannon Was Moved By Midnight Special

Midnight Special is the fifth movie he has made with filmmaker Jeff Nichols. Having appeared in all of Nichols' movies, Shannon feels like he's a brother. "We have a kind of rapport that just materialises...

Michael Shannon Tricked Into Wearing Christmas Sweater For The Night Before Premiere

The Man of Steel star received an email alert about the event's dress code on the eve of the festive comedy's launch in November (15) and decided to take producers at their word....

Michael Shannon Dedicating 2016 Play Run To Late Dad

The actor will take on the role of Jamie, opposite Gabriel Byrne and Jessica Lange, in New York next spring (16), and admits the play has a special place in his heart....

Michael Shannon To Play Big Foot Imposter In New Movie

The Man of Steel star will play the lead in Pottersville, which is set in the world of furries - people who get a sexual kick out of sleeping with men and women...

Our Favourite Pictures From The Sundance Film Festival 30th Anniversary [Photos]

The Sundance Film Festival is currently in full swing, having begun on 22nd January, and wrapping up on 1st February. This year, something particularly special is in the air at Salt Lake City, as the...

Kevin Spacey And Michael Shannon To Star In Elvis And Nixon

Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon are to star in the period drama 'Elvis & Nixon'.Deadline reports that the film, written by actor Cary Elwes, will see two-time Oscar winner Spacey, 55, play the role of...

Kevin Spacey & Michael Shannon To Play Nixon And Elvis In New Film

Superman villains Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon are teaming up to revisit Elvis Presley's White House meeting with President Richard Nixon in a new movie.Shannon will portray The King and Spacey Nixon in Elvis &...

Kevin Spacey Swapping Frank Underwood For Richard Nixon In 'Elvis And Nixon'

Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon have been cast as Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley in Elvis and Nixon - a historical drama based on a real meeting between the legendary musician and one-time President. Kevin...

Young Ones Cast And Crew Struggled With Real Drought On Location In South Africa

Life imitated art on the set of Michael Shannon and Nicholas Hoult's futuristic new drought film Young Ones after the water supply in the South African town they were filming in dried up.The actors co-star...

Nick Offerman Has Directed A Music Video And It's Full Of Celebrities

He's best known for playing the grumpy breakfast loving Ron Swanson on NBC's 'Parks and Recreation', but Nick Offerman has turned his hand to another profession: music video director. He's overseen the delightfully weird video...

Boardwalk Empire Season 5: A Peek At The Depression Era As "All Empires Fall"

HBO have given us a first peek at Boardwalk Empire’s fifth and final season, which is set to air this September. A menacing sense of violence tingles through the 38-second trailer as Nucky, Chalky, Al...

Kevin Costner Teams Up With The Iceman Director In Criminal

Kevin Costner is to star in 'Criminal'.The 59-year-old actor is in negotiations with director Ariel Vromen to star in the Millennium Films sci-fi thriller, a source close to the production has revealed to The Wrap....

Michael Shannon Left Embarrassed After Drooling On Leonardo Dicaprio

Actor Michael Shannon was left red-faced on the set of Revolutionary Road after drooling on co-star LEONARDO DiCaprio as the cameras rolled.The actors were shooting their last scene of the day together when Shannon made...

Paul Rudd: Theatre Is 'Less Appealing' Than Movies

Paul Rudd finds theatre ''less appealing'' than shooting movies.The 44-year-old actor - who has two children, seven-year-old son Jack, and daughter Darby, three, with his wife Julie Yaeger - admits he would prefer to be...

Kirsten Dunst Eyes A Midnight Special

Kirsten Dunst has landed the lead female role in 'Midnight Special'.The 'Spider-Man' actress will star in 'Mud' director Jeff Nichols' sci-fi drama about a father who goes on the run with his eight-year-old son when...

Superman's Henry Cavill Hasn't Always Been The Man Of Muscular Steel We See Today

Henry "Fat" Cavill as he was cruelly nicknamed was born on Jersey (UK) 30 years ago. A picture of teenage Cavill has emerged, where the youngster in his Cricket whites looks entirely different to the...

Man Of Steel Soars At Box Office

'Man of Steel' has broken the record for the highest grossing opening weekend in June.Warner Bros.' Superman movie reboot starring Henry Cavill and directed by Zack Snyder soared at the box office last weekend, taking...

Michael Shanon 'Flabbergasted' By Man Of Steel

Michael Shannon was ''flabbergasted'' by his 'Man of Steel' invite.The star plays villain General Zod in the Superman reboot and admitted he signed on for the film without even being shown the script.He told the...

Is The 'Man Of Steel' Really The Superhero Movie We've Been Waiting For?

The Man of Steel is the latest foray onto the big screen from arguably the comic book-world's biggest star; Superman. There is often a sense of anticipation surrounding a new Superman adaptation whenever one is...

What’S The Final Word On Superman ‘Man Of Steel’?

Today, Friday 14 June 2013, marks the day when the world falls back in love with Superman as the Man of Steel flies into cinemas across the globe as the man in the bright red...

David S. Goyer: I Have Man Of Steel Sequel Ideas

David S. Goyer already has ideas for a 'Man of Steel' sequel.The film's screenwriter, who is reportedly contracted to write a follow-up to the highly anticipated Superman reboot, admits he has already begun brainstorming plot...

Superman Is Back! - 5 Reasons To Go See Man Of Steel This Summer

The Man of Steel is quite possibly one of the most eagerly anticipated summer blockbusters to be released in 2013, with critics and audiences alike readying themselves for the long-awaited return of Superman on the...

Man Of Steel Sequel In The Works

A 'Man of Steel' sequel is already in the works.Despite the Superman reboot only hitting cinemas this Friday (14.06.13), producers have already begun planning a follow-up film to the caped crime-fighter's adventures.According to Deadline.com, Zack...

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