Real life "American Sniper" widow Taya Kyle believes that her late-husband, Chris, is watching down on his family from heaven and recently recalled the heartbreaking moment their children learned he had been killed.
The tragic love story of Taya and Chris and their journey through fate and the perils of the Iraq war is unraveled in Clint Eastwood's Academy Award-nominated film, which is based on Chris' 2012 best-selling autobiography.
In 2013, the Navy SEAL, widely considered to be the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history for having killed at least 255 people, was fatally shot by a former Marine he was trying to help overcome PTSD. more >>
When Angela Bassett signed on to direct the Lifetime television biopic of the late singer Whitney Houston, the veteran actress knew she would face some criticism.
Still, the 56-year-old actress known for her portrayals as Tina Turner, Betty Shabazz and Rosa Parks in biopics over the years, felt she had a special reason to make her directorial debut in Lifetime's "Whitney." Bassett, a Christian actress, told The Christian Post why taking on the television film "Whitney" meant so much to her after working with the late singer on the movie "Waiting To Exhale" in the 1990s.
"It's the relationship I had during a very special time period of my life with a beautiful young woman. I was transfixed by her grace, beauty, charm, generosity, her laughter," Bassett recalled when speaking about Houston to CP. "When this project came to me I had fear of the regret I would have if I said no. I would have only done so if I fell into the fear that I didn't have any experience as a director at that point." more >>
President Barack Obama will take on hosting duties for a special screening of "Selma" at the White House on Friday night.
Although the biopic on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. earned just two Oscar nominations the day before, Obama is expected to host guests including the cast and crew of "Selma" at the screening, giving the film additional recognition and prestige this award season.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 2015's nominees on Thursday with "Selma" up for both "Best Picture" and "Best Original Song." Despite the film's countless accolades, British-born David Oyelowo, who portrayed Dr. King in the film, and director Ava DuVernay were not among the nominees in their respective categories. more >>
Fans apparently have to wait a bit longer for the next Pandora universe film to hit the big screens.
A report from The Hollywood Reporter pointed out director James Cameron's statement on Wednesday indicating that the release date of the next sequels of his highly-successful "Avatar" is pushed back to late 2017.
As explained by the helmer writing not one but three Avatar sequels could prove to be a "complex job." The "Titanic" director is filming the three installments at once to which he will then release it on an annual basis. more >>
Earth could now have its new band of defenders when Marvel's Cinematic Universe progresses to Phase 3.
A new heap of rumors perpetrated by The Latino Review pointed out to a whole new cast of characters joining the Avengers, and Spider-Man might be one of them.
Avid readers of the Marvel comics could easily say about the fate of some the superhero team's key players. Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is set to appear in "Captain America: Civil War" and spoiler reports (based on the comic book canon) indicated that this movie will see the demise of the super soldier. more >>
Another "Frozen 2" rumor has sprung up early this year and a big Hollywood name is already attached to play a role in the alleged sequel. Some Disney officials are rooting for the "Hunger Games" star Jennifer Lawrence to play a part in a purported second installment of its widely-popular animation film.
"Jen's husky rendition of 'The Hanging Tree' in Mockingjay Part 1 surprised everyone," a person in the know told OK! magazine. "Now execs [at Disney] think she could be the new Kristen Bell."
As if the thought of having yet another "Frozen" movie is already sensational enough, getting the "American Hustle" actress on board will surely amped up the excitement. more >>