Last year's blockbuster The Lego Movie featured Will Arnett lending his voice to Batman, and while fans saw a number of other DC Comics superheroes like Superman (Channing Tatum), Green Lantern (Jonah Hill) and Wonder Woman (Cobie Smulders), the jam-packed cast of characters didn't include any other iconic figures from Batman lore. Warner Bros.' upcoming spinoff The LEGO Batman Movie is about to change all that, with The Hollywood Reporter revealing that Ralph Fiennes has come aboard to voice Bruce Wayne's faithful butler Alfred Pennyworth. The role marks the Oscar winning actor's first voice over role since 2005's Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
Ralph Fiennes joins a growing voice cast that includes Michael Cera as Robin, Zach Galifianakis as The Joker and Rosario Dawson as Batgirl, alongside Will Arnett. No plot details have been released yet, but producer Chris Miller, who co-directed The Lego Movie with Phil Lord, revealed last November that the animated spinoff will span every era of Batman filmmaking. He also compared their approach to this growing LEGO universe as the opposite of Marvel's The Avengers, since The Lego Movie started with all of these characters together, before branching off and exploring different worlds.Read More
Channing Tatum, Ralph Fiennes and Tilda Swinton have joined the growing cast of Joel Coen and Ethan Coen's Hail Caesar, alongside George Clooney and Josh Brolin.
The story centers on Eddie Mannix, a "fixer" who works for the major Hollywood movie studios in the 1950s, keeping the biggest stars of that era in line. We reported last month that the character is loosely based on Fred Otash, a spy for Confidential Magazine who dug up as much dirt as he could on celebrities in the 1950s.Read More
The actor will reprise his role from Skyfall as Gareth Mallory, who takes over as the new "M" at MI6, replacing Judi Dench's unnamed character. Daniel Craig is coming back as James Bond, with Naomie Harris and Ben Whishaw returning as Moneypenny and gadget maker Q.
No other cast members have been confirmed, but we reported in October that Kate Upton and Helen Flanagan were in contention to play the new "Bond girl." We also reported in November that MGM won back the rights to the villainous Blofield character and his evil organization S.P.E.C.T.R.E. after a legal battle that spanned more than 50 years. It hasn't been confirmed whether or not Blofield and S.P.E.C.T.R.E. will be a part of this new story. The villain has been portrayed by Anthony Dawson in From Russia with Love and Donald Pleasence in You Only Live Twice.Read More
Beloved author Charles Dickens' long-term affair with mistress Nelly Ternan comes to life on the big screen in the first trailer for The Invisible Woman. Ralph Fiennes stars as the writer and directs this drama, based on Claire Tomalin's book, which delves inside this 13-year romance. Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas and Tom Hollander co-star in this adaptation, debuting in limited release December 25.
The Invisible Woman was released December 25th, 2013.Read More
Ralph Fiennes is in talks to star in The Grand Budapest Hotel for Indian Paintbrush and writer-director Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom).
The actor is in negotiations to play M. Gustave, the "perfectly composed concierge" that works at the title locale. Wes Anderson confirmed last month that Bill Murray is starring in an unspecified role, although he also debunked a rumor that Johnny Depp will be involved. The filmmaker has reportedly recruited Jude Law and Angela Lansbury to star, although it isn't known if they have been confirmed to join the cast.Read More
Your high school literature teacher can finally trash her DVD of 1998's Great Expectations, which starred Gwyneth Paltrow as Estella, Ethan Hawke as Pip (renamed Finnegan Bell for whatever reason), and Anne Bancroft as an updated Miss Havisham. A new version of this classic Charles Dickens novel is on the way, and it bypasses the hip, updated nature of the last remake for something more akin to the actual book. Directed by Mike Newell (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time), this new Great Expectations promises to be the most accurate representation of the written word ever brought to the screen. We have a hi-res photo gallery from the movie featuring stars Ralph Fiennes (Magwitch), Helena Bonham Carter (Miss Havisham), Holly Grainger (Estella), and Jeremy Irvine (Pip), and if nothing else, it looks like they got the costumes right.
Great Expectations was released in 2012.Read More
Coriolanus is making its way to Blu-ray + DVD combo pack May 29th, and because so many of you have yet to feel the awesome power of this thrilling action-packed tale of honor and betrayal, we're giving away copies along with the official poster. Join Ralph Fiennes and Gerard Butler as they prepare to take over Rome by entering this contest today! Read on for instructions on how you can win!
HERE'S HOW TO WIN! Just "Like" (fan) the Facebook page (below) and then leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours! If you already "Like" , just leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours!Read More