Sunday, November 01, 2009

Movie Buzz: Bradley Cooper, Ninja Assassin, Colin Farrell, Hugh Jackman

'Ninja Assassin' Unleashed

Go behind the scenes as Korean pop artist Rain and the stunt crew train for and rehearse the action sequences for the James McTeigue-directed martial arts film. The training for the impressive stunts in the November-released "Ninja Assassin" is in a new featurette. Intercepting the training footage are several never-before-seen footage from the movie as well as some behind-the-scenes from the set. Director James McTeigue. "Ninja Assassin" centers its story on Raizo, one of the deadliest trained assassins in the world. When he discovers that the organization raising him, the Ozunu Clan, is merciless, he breaks out of it to avenge his friend's death. One day, his path crosses Europol agent Mika Coretti who is investigating the Clan for political murder. Now, the two have to work together to reach their goal, destroying Ozunu Clan. WATCH VIDEO: "Ninja Assassin" - Inside Look Featurette

It's a boy! Colin Farrell and girlfriend Alicja Bachleda welcome first child

It's another son for Colin Farrell. The movie star and his actress girlfriend Alicja Bachleda have welcomed a baby boy on October 7, a spokeswoman for Colin confirms to Associated Press. The infant is named Henry Tadeusz Farrell. He is the first child for Alicja and the second one for Colin. The 33-year-old actor also has another son, 6-year-old James, whom he has with ex-girlfriend, model Kim Bordenave. Colin Farrell and Alicja Bachleda reportedly first met while filming drama-fantasy flick "Ondine" before then began dating. Colin confirmed Alicja's pregnancy in September while attending the Toronto Film Festival in Canada. At that time he said he was looking forward to "everything" about parenthood. "I will take it as it comes. Even changing dirty diapers," so he stated.

First official look at Bradley Cooper's "The A-Team"

Fans of "The A-Team" don't have to wait much longer for a real look at the new do-gooder mercenaries with the release of the film's first official photo. Standing in front of the mist and armed with guns are Bradley Cooper as Lt. Templeton "Faceman" Peck, Quinton Jackson as B.A. Baracus, Sharlto Copley as H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdoch and Liam Neeson as Colonel John "Hannibal" Smith. "The A-Team" is a big screen adaptation to the popular '80s NBC series of the same name. The original idea of the TV series is used for the movie version, meaning the story will still revolve around four war veterans who are convicted of armed robbery but manage to escape from military prison and become do-gooder mercenaries. The movie is expecting a June 11, 2010 U.S. release.

Hugh Jackman (sadlly) won't be hosting the Oscars 2010

Hugh Jackman won’t be making a repeat appearance as host of the 2010 Oscars. Tony Award winner Jackman, who is currently starring on Broadway alongside Daniel Craig in A Steady Rain, hosted the 2009 movie awards, but Entertainment Weekly and Variety report that Jackman has turned down an offer to headline the Academy Awards for a second time. Sources said that he may return in the future, but did not want to go back this year. The March 7, 2010, Oscar telecast will mark the 82nd anniversary of Academy Awards, and will be executive produced by Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman.