Paul Giamatti

Paul Giamatti Joins N.W.A. Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Paul Giamatti Joins N.W.A. Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’

With the five main members of pioneering rap group N.W.A. already set, the biopic Straight Outta Compton has added Paul Giamatti as N.W.A. manager and Ruthless Records co-founder Jerry Heller.

The story follows five young rappers from Compton, who channeled their harsh upbringing into their revolutionary music, as they pioneered the "gangsta rap" genre and became one of the most important rap groups in music history. Jason Mitchell is playing Eazy-E, O'Shea Jackson Jr. is portraying Ice Cube (his real life father), and Corey Antonio Hawkins is set to portray Dr. Dre, with Aldis Hodge and Neil Brown Jr. rounding out the main cast as M.C. Ren and DJ Yella.

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Paul Giamatti Confirms His Return as Rhino in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3’

Paul Giamatti Confirms His Return as Rhino in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3’

Paul Giamatti is doing press rounds for Parkland, and in talking with Collider, the actor confirmed that Rhino will be back in The Amazing Spider-Man 3.

Giamatti seemed surprised to learn that release dates have already been announced for The Amazing Spider-Man 3, which arrives June 10, 2016, and The Amazing Spider-Man 4, coming May 4, 2018. While he says that he is signed on for a multi-picture deal, he doesn't yet know if he'll be asked back for a fourth chapter.

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Paul Giamatti Talks Rhino and His Secret Costume in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

Paul Giamatti Talks Rhino and His Secret Costume in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

While we're no longer allowed to show you the pictures by law, there were many secret spy photos snapped of Paul Giamatti as Rhino on the set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 this past spring. Some featured the actor in a tracksuit, while others showed him in a large contraption that would be aided by CGI later on in post-production. One thing was clear, this was not the Rhino we knew from the comic books, and the character was clearly taking on a more realistic style and approach to his evildoing. Some would call it a more Nolan-esque way of bringing Russian mobster Aleksei Sytsevich to the big screen.

Many fans have gotten upset over calling Aleksei 'Rhino' when he is pictured only in his track suit, but the look, accompanied by a tattoo on the forehead, is his new signature costume of choice. Though, not his only costume, as some secrets are being kept for the movie. Speaking with The Toronto Sun, Paul Giamatti revealed more about Rhino's clothing choices, and the fact that he will be gearing up in something special that won't be revealed until the movie is in theaters. And it may, actually, resemble a rhinoceros."In the comic books of old, he had this suit on that made him look like a rhinoceros, and it made him super strong. If there was a bank vault he would just run right through it. Butt through it with his head. And he was not very smart.

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Rhino Rampages Through NYC on ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Set

Rhino Rampages Through NYC on ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Set

More photos of Paul Giamatti in his Rhino armor have surfaced from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 set, following the shots from yesterday. We also get a close-up shot of Andrew Garfield's Spider-Man mask, without the eyepieces in place. Marc Webb directs this sequel, which finds Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) squaring off against Paul Giamatti's Rhino and Jamie Foxx's Electro, along with other characters such as Shailene Woodley's Mary Jane Watson and Dane DeHaan's Harry Osborn. Check out the latest photos of Rhino from the New York City set of this superhero action-adventure.

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Rhino Suit Revealed in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Set Photos

Rhino Suit Revealed in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Set Photos

Paul Giamatti is seen wearing his pre-CGI Rhino suit in the latest shots from the set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which is currently shooting in New York City. While we still don't know what The Rhino will look like, once all the special effects are included, these shots indicate this villain is certainly a force to be reckoned with. Andrew Garfield is also seen interacting with a young actor, who is sporting his own Spider-Man costume, and Emma Stone is seen kissing the webbed wonder on the set. Take a look at the latest shots from the set of director Marc Webb's superhero sequel.

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Spider-man Battles the Rhino on a Truck in New ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Set Photos

Spider-man Battles the Rhino on a Truck in New ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Set Photos

Andrew Garfield (Peter Parker) and Paul Giamatti (The Rhino) are featured in the latest photos from the set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which is currently shooting in New York. The Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb returns to the helm for this superhero sequel, which also features Shailene Woodley as Mary Jane Watson, Dane DeHaan as Harry Osborn, and Jamie Foxx as Electro. Check out these shots featuring Spider-Man trying to stop The Rhino atop his massive tow truck.

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First Look at Paul Giamatti as the Rhino in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

First Look at Paul Giamatti as the Rhino in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

And on day 66 he gave us The Rhino. Director Marc Webb has shared with his Twitter followers the first official look at Paul Giamatti as Russian bad guy Aleksei Sytsevich, aka The Rhino in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Here, he is seen driving a tow-truck the size of a semi in the midst of a police chase. We also get a behind-the-scenes photo of Andrew Garfield dressed as Spider-Man conversing with one of his fans. So, what do you think of The Rhino?

Day 66. Privet, Amerika. Poznakom'tes c Aleksei Sytsevich! twitter.com/MarcW/status/3…— Marc Webb (@MarcW) May 11, 2013

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‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Wants Paul Giamatti as the Rhino!

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Wants Paul Giamatti as the Rhino!

Paul Giamatti is in talks to join the upcoming superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as The Rhino. Actress Felicity Jones (Like Crazy) is also in negotiations for an unspecified role.

The Amazing Spider-Man stars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are returning as Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy. New cast members include Dane DeHaan as Harry Osborn, Shailene Woodley as Mary-Jane Watson, and Jamie Foxx as Electro.

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