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Paul Giamatti to play The Amazing Spider-Man 2 villain?

Paul Giamatti to play The Amazing Spider-Man 2 villain?

Jan 29 2013, 2:13am CST | by

Paul Giamatti is negotiating a role in 'The Amazing Spider-Man' sequel. The 45-year-old actor looks set to play The Rhino, a villainous thug from a Soviet country whose rhinoceros costume makes him...

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Paul Giamatti to play The Amazing Spider-Man 2 villain?

Jan 29 2013, 2:13am CST | by

Paul Giamatti is negotiating a role in 'The Amazing Spider-Man' sequel.

The 45-year-old actor looks set to play The Rhino, a villainous thug from a Soviet country whose rhinoceros costume makes him unbeatable by giving him superstrength and superspeed.

The character - who also possesses a deadly horn - first appeared in the original comic books in 1966, but became an ally of Spider-Man in more recent tomes.

The Hollywood Reporter claims 'Chalet Girl' actress Felicity Jones is also in talks to play an unspecified part in Mark Webb's franchise reboot, which will see Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone reprise the leading roles.

'Cinderella Man' star Paul previously stated he was waiting in the wings for Sam Raimi to bring the Rhino into his original trilogy - which starred Tobey MaGuire, Kirsten Dunst and James Franco - and would jump at the chance to play his all-time comic book favourite.

He enthused: ''I thought Rhino was the greatest thing when I was a little kid. It was a guy who was basically in this rhinoceros outfit and I always thought, 'Why don't they have the Rhino in one of their movies', but maybe the Rhino wasn't that big of a deal for anybody but me. If they ever go with the Rhino I would be ready and waiting.''

Paul and Felicity are likely to be the last stars to join the impressive cast after it was announced Jamie Foxx will play villain Electro, Shailene Woodley will star as love interest Mary Jane Watson, and Dane DeHaan has been chosen as Peter Parker's best friend, Harry Osborn.

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Damian Lewis Finds Billions

Oct 26 2014 12:38pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

A new Showtime drama with Paul GiamattiDespite what happened to the character of Nicholas Brody, Damian Lewis clearly enjoyed working with US cable network Showtime, because he’s jumped right back into another project for the company, signing on to co-star in Billions with Paul Giamatti.Originated by writer/producers Brian Koppelman, David Levien and Andrew Ross Sorkin, Billions aims to take a deep, forensic look at the poisonous world of high finance, using the approaching c ...
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Copernicus checks out the Brian Wilson biopic LOVE & MERCY at TIFF2014!!!

Sep 9 2014 10:34pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

This sounds like a really good flick!!! Read the full article on AICN I've never seen a biopic with the subject in attendance, which made Sunday's premiere of LOVE & MERCY at the Toronto International Film Festival all the more special.  Brian Wilson and his wife Melinda were there, watching Paul Dano and John Cusack play the musical genius, and Elizabeth Banks play Melinda.  Cusack, Dano, Banks, and dire ...
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Ant Bully (Released in 2006) - Animation film - Voices by Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep and Paul Giamatti

Sep 7 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: classic english movies

Released in 2006, the Ant Bully is a computer animated movie produced by Tom Hanks. It is based on a children’s book of the same name. The movie has some big names who have lent their voice for the characters in the movie. These names include Julia Roberts, Nicholas Cage, Meryl Streep and Paul Giamatti.The movie is about a 10 year old kid named Lukas Nickle (voice of Zach Tyler), who gets beaten up by his neighborhood bullies all the time. ...
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Toronto: Re-Branding Millennium Nearing Deal For ‘Madame Bovary’

Sep 6 2014 7:35pm CDT | Source: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Millennium Entertainment is getting close to a 7-figure deal to acquire U.S. rights to Madame Bovary, the Sophie Barthes-directed film that stars Mia Wasikowska, Paul Giamatti, and Ezra Miller. The Rose Barreneche-scripted film is set in period France, and focuses on two years of the life of the beautiful wife of a small-town doctor. She engages in extra marital affairs in an attempt to advance her social status. I'm hea ...
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