Shia LaBeouf (Transformers, upcoming Fury), Emmy nominee Kate Mara (Netflix's House of Cards, upcoming The Fantastic Four) and Oscar nominee Gary Oldman (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Dark Knight Rises) are set to star in the psychological thriller, Man Down, it was announced today by producers Dawn Krantz (Doonby), Stephen McEveety (The Passion of the Christ) and Jon Burton (The Lego Movie).
Dito Montiel (A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, Fighting) will direct from a screenplay by Adam Simon (Synapse).Read More
Gary Oldman is in negotiations to join Millennium Film's upcoming action thriller Criminal. Kevin Costner is already on board to star.
The film centers on a dead CIA agent's memory banks, secrets and particular skill-sets that are implanted into a dangerous prisoner to hopefully stop an evil plot. If the deal comes together, Gary Oldman will portray the CIA chief.Read More
Part man. Part machine. All cop. The future of law enforcement is finally here, as Sony releases the long anticipated RoboCop reboot in theaters this week. Joel Kinnaman stars as a resurrected street cop who is saved by advances in technology. Turned into a cyborg by OmniCorp, he is let loose on the mean streets of Detroit to clean up crime. But soon, he is questioning his prime directives, and on a mission to solve his own attempted murder. It's a controversial move to return to such a classic, but director José Padilha (Elite Squad franchise) has turned in a movie that is completely his own, and removed from the sequels that have come before it. We go in-depth into the making of the movie, as Todd Gilchrist meets with the cast for a series of exclusive interviews. Watch as he goes one-on-one with Alex Murphy himself, Joel Kinnaman, his wife, played by Abbie Cornish, and the mad scientist behind it all, Gary Oldman.
RoboCop was released February 12th, 2014.Read More
20th Century Fox's highly-anticipated sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is set 15 years after the events of 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes, where the apes have now taken over the San Francisco area and humans are struggling to survive. While doing press for his upcoming reboot RoboCop, Gary Oldman offered new details on his character Dreyfus, while revealing that director Matt Reeves wanted to tell a more human-centric story, as opposed to Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
It isn't quite clear yet if Dreyfus will return for Planet of the Apes 3, but 20th Century Fox is clearly confident enough in the sequel to green light a third movie, which Matt Reeves is returning to direct. The studio announced last month that Planet of the Apes 3 will be released on July 29, 2016.Read More
Will Gary Oldman take an undisclosed role in Star Wars: Episode VII? No deal is in place yet, but the actor himself reveals that LucasFilm has called, and that they are interested in having him join the cast in some capacity.
Skyfilms recently sat down with Oldman, who has a pretty substantial role in the upcoming RoboCop reboot as a scientist responsible for the creation of this half-man/half-machine cyborg police officer. Near the end of the interview, when the reporter lists off the actor's many accomplishments in the biggest genre films of our generation, which include appearances in the upcoming Dawn of the Planet of the Apes sequel alongside substantial roles in Harry Potter and Batman, the subject of Star Wars: Episode VII was thrown into the mix. And it seems that J.J. Abrams assertion that LucasFilm has reached out to every actor in Hollywood is somewhat true.Read More
Two corporate rivals played by silver screen legends Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman go toe-to-toe in one of our four exclusive photos from Paranoia. Directed by Robert Luketic, this thriller follows a young employee (Liam Hemsworth) who gets recruited to spy on the competition, which plunges him into the lap of luxury but also puts the young man's life in danger. Check out these photos you won't find anywhere else, which also feature Liam Hemsworth, Amber Heard, and director Robert Luketic, before checking this out in theaters August 16.
The high stakes thriller Paranoia takes us deep behind the scenes of global success to a deadly world of greed and deception. The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world (Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman) are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar (Liam Hemsworth), seduced by unlimited wealth and power falls between them, and becomes trapped in the middle of the twists and turns of their life-and-death game of corporate espionage. By the time he realizes his life is in danger, he is in far too deep and knows far too much for them to let him walk away.Read More
Actor Gary Oldman is readying his next directorial project, a biopic on film pioneer Eadweard Muybridge entitled Flying Horse. Ralph Fiennes and Benedict Cumberbatch are being eyed to star, although no deals have been confirmed yet.
Eadweard Muybridge was a photographer who helped settle a bet for California governor Leland Stanford in the late 1800s, who believed that a horse had all four hooves off the ground while running in full stride, although this could not be detected by the human eye. Using an array of 12 cameras he helped prove Stanford right, paving the way for the motion picture projector and the film industry as we know it. However, Eadweard Muybridge is also famous for murdering reputed theater critic Major Henry Larkyns, who was having an affair with his wife, Fiona. This biopic will focus on this love triangle, with Ralph Fiennes being eyed to star as Eadweard Muybridge and Benedict Cumberbatch circling the Major Henry Larkyns role.Read More