Articles Tagged 'Aaron Johnson'

Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards 2010 – London

Sam Taylor-Johnson Confirmed to Direct ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

People have been talking about who is going to direct and star in the film adaptation of E.L. James‘ Fifty Shades of Grey for over a year now. Just today, Universal Pictures and Focus Features announced that Sam Taylor-Johnson (Nowhere Boy) is confirmed to direct. “Sam’s unique ability to gracefully showcase complex relationships dealing with love, […]

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‘Kick-Ass 2’ Banner Gets Graffiti Makeover

In the first installment of the self-made super hero flick, Hit Girl (Chloë Grace Moretz) advises Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) to never reveal his identity. Maybe that was the thought process with the graffiti treatment going on in this banner. It has a sort of camouflaging effect. Kick-Ass 2 hits theaters on August 16, 2013. Click […]

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Sam Taylor-Johnson Considering ‘A Reliable Wife’

Sam Taylor-Johnson is in talks to direct the film adaptation of Robert Goolrick’s bestselling novel A Reliable Wife, reports Deadline Hollywood. While the film is still in the beginning stages, it has a script written by Andrew Kevin Walker in place. The title may be misleading, this isn’t a story about a Stepford-like wife by […]

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Anne-Marie Duff Returns to UK ‘Shameless’ Finale

Bafta-nominated actress Anne-Marie Duff is set to return to the Channel 4 hit show Shameless, which launched the career of Duff and her now-husband James McAvoy, as it comes to an end in 2013, reports BBC News. She will reprise her role as the eldest daughter Fiona who she played in the first and second season. […]

Actor Aaron Johnson Displays Range – and Pecs – in ‘Savages’

There’s nothing like starting early. Aaron Johnson just turned 22 last month but he is already married and the father of two young daughters. He also happens to be one of England’s fastest rising male movie stars. He has the same fine-featured good looks that earlier propelled fellow Brits Jeremy Irons and Jude Law to […]

Arterton, Garfield, Hardy Vie For BAFTA Rising Star Award

The BAFTAs, a.k.a. the British Oscars, have a special category devoted to honoring up-and-coming screen talent. It’s called the Rising Star Award, and previous recipients have included Kristen Stewart, Shia LaBeouf, Eva Green, James McAvoy, and Doctor Who star Noel Clarke. A public vote determines the winners. This year’s nominees include four Brits who will […]

Two Brit Movies in Theaters: ‘Nowhere Boy’ and ‘Tamara Drewe’

Anglo-cinephiles will be spoiled with two major film releases this weekend. First up, there’s the wide release of the John Lennon biopic Nowhere Boy, the feature film debut for artist Sam Taylor-Wood. It stars Kick-Ass‘s Aaron Johnson as Lennon, Kristin Scott Thomas as his Aunt Mimi, and Anne-Marie Duff as his mother Julia. That’s quite […]

Sacha Baron Cohen as Freddie: Other Stars Who’ve Played Brit Rockers

Sacha Baron Cohen wants an Oscar, damn it! After years of presenting at various award ceremonies and shocking the audience with gleefully crude antics, the Borat comedian has decided he wants to go for the gold himself. And what better way to do that than to play a tragic and beloved real-life figure like Queen […]