Kevin Connolly has signed on and Luke Wilson is in talks to join Elvis & Nixon, which marks the directorial debut of actor Cary Elwes.
Last week, we reported Eric Bana signed on to play Elvis Presley and Danny Huston will portray Richard Nixon. The story centers on their infamous 1970 meeting at the White House, after Elvis Presley wrote a six-page letter requesting permission to visit. Luke Wilson will play Sonny, a member of Elvis Presley's "Memphis Mafia," who accompanies the rock icon on his Washington D.C. visit. Kevin Connolly is set to portray a limo driver named Ronnie.Read More
Kimbo Slice was a bodyguard for a Miami porn company who decided to videotape his backyard fights and air them on YouTube. He became one of the first YouTube celebrities, which lead him all the way to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The biopic will also delve into his personal life, including a period where he lived in his car.Read More
Walt Disney Pictures new sports film Secretariat, which opens on October 8th, is based on the true story of the Triple Crown winning racehorse. The film stars Oscar nominees Diane Lane (Unfaithful), John Malkovich (In the Line of Fire) and James Cromwell (Babe), as well as Dylan Walsh (Nip/Tuck), Kevin Connolly (Entourage), Nelsan Ellis (True Blood), Fred Dalton Thompson (Die Hard 2: Die Harder) and Scott Glenn (The Hunt for Red October). We recently had a chance to sit down and speak with actors John Malkovich, Kevin Connolly and Nelsan Ellis as well as director Randall Wallace about the new film, the true story its based on and the beauty of horseracing. To watch our exclusive interview please click on the video clip below.
Based on the remarkable true story, Secretariat chronicles the spectacular journey of the 1973 Triple Crown winner. Housewife and mother Penny Chenery (Diane Lane) agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horseracing knowledge. Against all odds Chenery, with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin (John Malkovich), manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years and what may be the greatest racehorse of all time.Read More