Christian Bale talked more about preparing for his role in the upcoming film "Exodus: Gods and Kings" on Monday when he revealed a reliance on Scripture in order to portray Moses.
In theaters everywhere on Dec. 12, Ridley Scott's latest directorial project features the exodus of Israelites out of Egypt and across the Red Sea. Before taking on the iconic role of Moses in "Exodus: Gods and Kings," Bale told The Christian Post that he was able prepare by mining "limitless" amounts of details from the Bible as well as other works.
"Really the question was what do we have to give up, because it's so fascinating ... you read the Torah from beginning to end [and] there is so much I had no idea about," Bale explained to CP. "It's far more complex and Moses is a far more extreme, mercurial character. I think that's why the story has resonated with mankind for so long." more >>
The team behind the upcoming 24th 007 film will be revealing the final title and cast online via a live stream from the 007 Stage at Pinewood Studios Thursday.
"The live stream will be hosted at http://www.007.com from 11 a.m. GMT (3 a.m. PST) on Thursday. The event is being staged by Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli for Eon Prods., MGM Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment," the site reported.
As stated, the "traditional press conference" would unveil the key details for Bond 24's production including the title, the cast and characters, and "all the bedrock details" about the forthcoming installment. more >>
After exceeding their $2.1 million crowdfunding goal earlier this year to make a crime drama about Kermit Gosnell and his West Philadelphia "house of horrors," late-term abortion clinic, starting Wednesday, Indiegogo is allowing the Gosnell movie producers to reopen their campaign indefinitely as part of its "forever funding" program.
By reopening the crowdfunding campaign, producers Ann McElhinney, Phelim McAleer and Magdalena Segieda will continue to offer "thank you" gifts to donors and have set new goals for the crime drama, which includes raising an additional $500,000 to extend filming to four weeks, and securing the best actors they can find for the film. The producers also hope to increase the number of backers from the 26,574 who donated over $2.2 million to over 100,000 backers to show potential distributors that a large number of Americans support the project.
"It's a huge boost to the movie — more donations, means more shooting days, better actors, higher production values, it'll mean a better movie. It will also mean we'll be able to get Gosnell's story out to a wider audience," McElhinney said in a statement shared with The Christian Post on Wednesday. more >>
Another set of the puzzle has been put in place as Warner Bros. upcoming "Suicide Squad" film will reportedly star Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie, and Jared Leto.
Already reported to appear in the DC Entertainment's "supervillains turned heroes" movie are Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne.
The film will begin its production in Toronto, Canada at the studio's Pinewood extension this coming February 2015, according to The Hollywood Repoter. The film is going under the working title of "Bravo 14." more >>
Christian actress Candace Cameron Bure's latest Hallmark movie, "Christmas Under Wraps," broke records for the channel, and Bure took to social media to thank her millions of fans and God.
"You guys…. I just can't even…. I'm so humbled by this. I don't even know what to say," Bure posted to her Facebook page on Tuesday. "I'm so grateful and so excited and so blessed. All praise and glory to God for He provides every single step. Thank you all for watching! You made this happen!"
The made-for-TV movie's premiere on Saturday drew in 5.8 million viewers and a 5.0 household rating, which makes it cable's top-rated original movie of the year and the second most-watched. It also set records for Hallmark Channel. Bure actually executive produced the film as well as played the lead character, a doctor who moves to Alaska to start life anew but finds herself having to choose between her new life and her old one. more >>
A Lifetime TV movie based on Whitney Houston's life will officially debut on Lifetime networks Jan. 17.
Houston, the 48-year-old recording artist and actress, died in 2012 and will be the focus of the film titled "Whitney" which will be directed by actress Angela Bassett. While former America's Next Top model contestant and actress Yaya DaCosta will star as the main character, singer Deborah Cox will provide the vocals to Houston's music featured in the movie.
DaCosta, 32, has been featured in a number of movies including "The Butler" and television shows such as "Ugly Betty." Now TVLine and Entertainment Weekly are reporting that DaCosta will star in the role of the late singer who had a famously volatile relationship with fellow singer and ex-husband Bobby Brown, played by actor Arlen Escarpeta. more >>