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Tommy Lee Jones: Steven Spielberg is 'damn good'

Tommy Lee Jones: Steven Spielberg is 'damn good'

Jan 27 2013, 10:18am CST | by

Tommy Lee Jones thinks Steven Spielberg is a ''damn good'' director. The 'No Country For Old Men' actor didn't hesitate to sign up for the filmmaker's biopic about legendary US President 'Lincoln'...

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Tommy Lee Jones: Steven Spielberg is 'damn good'

Jan 27 2013, 10:18am CST | by

Tommy Lee Jones thinks Steven Spielberg is a ''damn good'' director.

The 'No Country For Old Men' actor didn't hesitate to sign up for the filmmaker's biopic about legendary US President 'Lincoln' as he admires Spielberg's deft camera skills and knew the film would be a success.

He said: ''I'm always happy to have a job. I'm always looking for work. And he's very good! He's a good shooter. He knows his way around a movie set. We've known each other for quite some time. I knew what to expect. There's nothing surprising. He's just damn good.''

Tommy admitted getting into character as congressman Thaddeus Stevens was a tricky task and he followed in leading man Daniel Day Lewis' footsteps by taking ''months'' to learn all about the radical Republican.

He explained to Total Film magazine: ''I read the screenplay thoroughly, several times a day, for months and it was clear what his function was within the narrative. He's a radical abolitionist, and provides a contrast to Lincoln. He brings a sense of urgency to the issues, then emotionalises and intellectualizes them.''

The 66-year-old actor has been nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for the role, but says he doesn't like to discuss it as he worries about jinxing the awards.

Tommy admitted: ''Of course! I like to hear that kind of talk but I don't think about it or speak of it.''

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First Trailer for Tommy Lee Jones' The Horseman Released

Aug 14 2014 10:13am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Tommy Lee Jones has built up quite a repertoire of performances as a hard authority figures - from Sheriff Bell in No Country For Old Men to Sam Gerard in The Fugitive. It may come as a surprise, then, that his latest directorial effort The Homesman could easily be read as an allegory of gender equality.The Homesman is set in the American Midwest in the 1950s, and stars Jones as a claim jumper name ...
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First Trailer for Tommy Lee Jones' The Homesman Released

Aug 14 2014 10:13am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Tommy Lee Jones has built up quite a repertoire of performances as a hard authority figures - from Sheriff Bell in No Country For Old Men to Sam Gerard in The Fugitive. It may come as a surprise, then, that his latest directorial effort The Homesman could easily be read as an allegory of gender equality.The Homesman is set in the American Midwest in the 1950s, and stars Jones as a claim jumper named George Briggs. When he en ...
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Casting: Huston, Gadot, Turner, Stormare

Aug 13 2014 10:48am CDT | Source: dark horizons

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Jack Huston ("Boardwalk Empire") has closed a deal to play Wickham in Burr Steers' adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's "Pride And Prejudice And Zombies". Lily James, Sam Riley and Bella Heathcote also star. The film is a mashup of the 1813 Jane Austen classic Pride And Prejudice with zombies. Wickham is a charismatic blond lieutenant who aims to ...
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Gal Gadot Joins Costner's Criminal

Aug 13 2014 2:48am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Wonder Woman to play Mrs Ryan ReynoldsAs previously reported, Kevin Costner is continuing his recent thriller kick, following Jack Ryan and 3 Days To Kill with Ariel Vroman's high-concept Criminal. Tommy Lee Jones and Gary Oldman were already set to star; Ryan Reynolds recently joined them; and now, proving that her Wonder Woman duties in Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice and the eventual Justice League movie haven't qui ...
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2 weeks ago

Ryan Reynolds added to Kevin Costner thriller 'Criminal'

Aug 4 2014 6:27pm CDT | Source: ew

Ryan Reynolds has joined the cast of the upcoming CIA thriller Criminal, starring Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, and Tommy Lee Jones. Directed by ...
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Ryan Reynolds Joins Kevin Costner in Thriller ‘Criminal’

Aug 4 2014 3:27pm CDT | Source: Variety

Ryan Reynolds has joined Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman and Tommy Lee Jones in “Criminal,” a thriller from Millennium Films. Ariel Vromen, who wrote and directed “The Iceman,” is directing “Criminal” from a script by Douglas Cook and David Weisberg. The films centers on a dead CIA operative’s memories, secrets and skills that are im ...
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3 weeks ago

Saban Films Continues Ramp-Up With Exec Hires

Jul 31 2014 6:40pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Saban Films launched just before Cannes in May and made a statement by acquiring Tommy Lee Jones’ Competition title The Homsesman, which it will release in the U.S. via Roadside Attractions. It was the first glitzy step in a plan to release 8-10 commercial, talent-driven features per year via a distribution partner. Now it has more help under the division’s president Bill Bromiley: Jonathan Saba has been tapped as VP Marketing and Azniv Taschyan as VP Finance. ...
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Saban Films Adds Azniv Taschyan and Jonathan Saba to Executive Team

Jul 31 2014 2:08pm CDT | Source: variety

After a successful launch in Cannes, including the acquisition of Tommy Lee Jones’ “The Homesman,” Saban Films, entertainment venture out of Haim Saban’s Saban Capital Group, is expanding their team with the hire of Azniv Taschyan as vice president of finance and Jonathan Saba as vice president of marketing. Taschyan will oversee all financial reporting... Read more » ...
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Jessica Lange Set For Santa Barbara Film Fest Honor

Jul 30 2014 8:30am CDT | Source: Deadline

The actress who went from reclining in King Kong’s hand to creeping us out on American Horror Story, picking up a pair of Oscars along the way, will be feted this fall by the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Organizers said today that Jessica Lange will receive the ninth annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film during a black-tie gala on November 16 in Santa Barbara. Presenters will be revealed in the coming months. Here’s the release: Santa ...
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Casting: Mara, Carell, Jones, Fairley

Jul 24 2014 10:13am CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

The Secret Scripture Rooney Mara is set to replace Jessica Chastain in Jim Sheridan's drama "The Secret Scripture". Mara will play a young woman who survives a traumatic childhood only to see her life utterly changed by a vindictive Catholic priest. Vanessa Redgrave will play the older version of the character who recounts her life in mental institutions in a secret memoir. Filming begins in September. [Source: CinEuropa] Brooklyn Family Robinson Steve Carell ...
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