if you've ever wondered what 1,000 Ways to Die would be like if it were set in a fictional town during the American Old West, Seth MacFarlane has answered your prayers.
In his upcoming A Million Ways to Die in the West, the Family Guy creator - who co-wrote and directed the film - stars as Albert, a nobody-type guy who falls for Charlize Theron's character, who in turn teaches him how to become a good enough gunslinger to rival Liam Neeson's villainous outlaw. The comedy - which, judging from the trailer (seen above), seems to deliver on the gore - also stars Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman, and Neil Patrick Harris and hits theaters on May 30.
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Charlize Theron is "devastated" at having to shave her hair off again.
The 38-year-old actress has been ordered to chop her locks off for the second time - just as her boy crop was finally growing out - in order to film re-shoots of certain scenes for her forthcoming movie Mad Max 4: Fury Road. The South African-born star will have to return to Namibia with her co-stars Tom Hardy and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley to reprise her role as Imperator Furiosa in the post-apocalyptic action flick.
"Charlize really didn't love having a crew cut and was thrilled when it eventually started growing out. It's now at a great, workable length and she has been proud to show it off. However, early audience tests showed cinema-goers weren't too impressed with a few scenes, so the director and writers have re-grouped and made some important changes. Naturally they want everything to be perfect as it's a big-budget movie, Charlize is obviously contractually obliged to go along with any re-workings of the film, and will soon be shaving off her hair once again. She is devastated. It also means a few more gruelling workouts to rehab the athletic physique she had over a year ago," a source said.
Liam Neeson is in talks to join the cast of A Million Ways to Die in the West.
The comedy - which Seth MacFarlane co-wrote and is set to direct and star in - involves a cowardly sheep farmer who finds courage from a mysterious woman who comes to town. The farmer's courage is tested when the woman's estranged husband (expected to be played by Neeson) returns to seek revenge.
Amanda Seyfried, Charlize Theron, and Giovanni Ribisi are also set to star in the film, which will be MacFarlane's second venture into film, following Ted. Production is expected to begin in May.
Neeson was last seen in Taken 2.
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A Snow White and the Huntsman sequel has been confirmed.
The fantasy adventure movie - starring Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth as the titular characters - took more than $55 million at the box office over its opening weekend, leading to Warner Bros. greenlighting a follow-up.
David Koepp has been commissioned to write the new script, which will pick up after the events of the first movie. Kristen and Chris will return as they are both optioned for two more movies although it is unclear if there will be a role for Charlize Theron's evil queen. There is also no word on if director Rupert Sanders - who made his feature film debut with Snow White and the Huntsman - will return for the sequel.
Chris and Kristen have previously joked that they are writing the follow-up but conceded it probably wouldn't be very successful. When Kristen was asked if she was writing a movie with boyfriend Robert Pattinson, the actress said, "No," but Chris claimed he and the actress are working on a script.
Chris Hemsworth is "disappointed" by Arnold Schwarzenegger comparisons.
The Hollywood hunk wants to be seen as more than just an action film star and rejects comparisons with the Terminator actor.
"I got asked the other day, did you always want to be the next Schwarzenegger? I was really disappointed, like I thought, you know, that I'd chosen these scripts and loved them because they had real actors in them and real story and heart, and sometimes with films the action overshadows anything else. It was at a press conference and I looked around and thought, is someone going to defend me? Please!"
Comparisons with the actor-turned-politician stem from Chris's action film track record. The 28-year-old actor - who is currently starring in The Avengers alongside Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson - believes his latest movie, Snow White and the Huntsman is "pretty dark" in parts: "It's certainly a big, summer... film, there are moments of fun and moments of action and also loads of tragedy and it's pretty dark."
"I am very good with side nudity. I tend to find that's probably my best kind of nudity. Back is a little too much back; I need an angle. I like angular nudity. I can do a small percentage of one side and the other."
- Snow White and the Huntsman actress Charlize Theron on shooting nude scenes.
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Charlize Theron almost dropped out of Snow White and the Huntsman when she knew she was going to become a mother.
The 36-year-old actress adopted her son Jackson, now six months, in March and is pleased she decided against pulling out of the film because she now thinks becoming a parent to the little boy has made her a more creative person.
"When I first heard my son was coming into my life, I didn't want to make the film. But having him has changed me and made me a lot more creative as a person. I love being a mum so much. There's nothing better than rolling around with the baby in my PJs," she said.
Charlize recently admitted she never expected to be a single parent but always wanted to adopt: "You know, I don't think any mother aims to be a single mom. I didn't wish for that, but it happened. I always knew I would adopt. Always."
Lily Collins, daughter of music icon Phil Collins, is Snow White. She’s been cast for the title role in The Brothers Grimm: Snow White.
She’ll co-star with Julia Roberts as the Evil Queen and Armie Hammer (The Social Network) as Prince Andrew. Collins is still a fresh face in the movie industry, but she’s no slouch. She worked alongside Sandra Bullock in The Blind Side, and she’s currently working on the set of a new remake of Romeo and Juliet.
The Relativity film will compete with a Universal flick that’s using the exact same subject matter. The Snow White and the Huntsman cast is already set with Kristen Stewart as Snow White and Charlize Theron as the Evil Queen.
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Kristen Stewart could soon be moving on from fair-skinned vampires to play the fairest one of all.
The Twilight actress is one of several actresses reportedly being considered to star in Snow White and the Huntsman, a project for Universal.
If cast, Stewart could star opposite Oscar nominee Viggo Mortensen. The two are up for the title characters.
Academy Award winner Charlize Theron is set to take on the role of the Evil Queen.
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One of Hollywood’s leading ladies is about to become royalty … for one movie, anyway. An upcoming Princess Diana biopic will give one actress the chance to play the iconic role.
Brit Keira Knightley is the top contender for the role, according to gossip, though blonde bombshell Scarlett Johansson is also being considered. Producers are hoping to get Helen Mirren, who played the title role in The Queen, to play Diana’s mother Frances Shand Kydd.
The movie will follow Diana's life from early childhood to her untimely 1997 death.
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