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Jeremy Renner wants to Kill The Messenger

Jeremy Renner wants to Kill The Messenger

Feb 1 2013, 4:14am CST | by

Jeremy Renner is set to star in 'Kill The Messenger'. 'The Bourne Legacy' actor and his production company The Combine are lining up the rights to the film so he can play the lead in the tragic true...

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Jeremy Renner wants to Kill The Messenger

Feb 1 2013, 4:14am CST | by

Jeremy Renner is set to star in 'Kill The Messenger'.

'The Bourne Legacy' actor and his production company The Combine are lining up the rights to the film so he can play the lead in the tragic true-life drama about reporter Gary Webb.

The Pulitzer-winning journalist committed suicide in 2004 after exposing a CIA scandal led to the end of his career.

Gary wrote a series of articles in the San Jose Mercury News revealing how the CIA allowed Nicaragua's Contra rebels to smuggle cocaine into the States in the 1980s and how the money from the drug sales was then used to fund their war against the Nicaraguan government.

His three-part expose hit newsstands in 1996 and resulted in a long smear campaign which ultimately caused him to take his own life.

Jeremy is also keen to co-produce the film, which Michael Cuesta will helm and Peter Landesman has written the script for.

The project will be introduced at the Berlinale festival this month and cameras are expected to begin rolling this summer.

Jeremy can soon be see opposite Gemma Arteton in fairytale-inspired thriller 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' and will join forces with 'Silver Linings Playbook' director David O'Russell on his new movie.

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Captain America 3: Could Spider-Man Feature?

Sep 19 2014 9:02am CDT | Source: movie pilot

When Anthony and Joe Russo started plotting Captain America: The Winter Soldier, they knew that they wanted to bring a few Avengers along for the ride. Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow ended up being a partner alongside Chris Evans’ heroic warrior. Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) fought the good fight. And there have been rumors that Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye was supposed to have a small role, but he ended up on the creative cutting room floor. A rumor circulate ...
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Superhero Bits: Gotham, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Guardians of the Galaxy, Flash, Arrow

Sep 16 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

Want to see four Gotham TV spots including one that’s in 3D? Has someone already created an everything wrong with Guardians of the Galaxy video? Whose mask is Jeremy Renner wearing on the set of Avengers: Age of Ultron? Could Ant-Man‘s story play into the mega sequel? Do you want Groot‘s cell phone number? What is Robert Downey Jr. teasing on Twitter? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Watch three new TV spots for Gotham back to back ...
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Reformed Crack Kingpin Rick Ross Recounts C.I.A. Conspiracy

Sep 16 2014 11:59am CDT | Source: yahoo

Conspiracy Adjusted for inflation Rick Ross (not the rapper, but the cocaine trafficker) earned $2.5 billion in the 1980s. Known as “Freeway Rick,” Ross bought and sold a full three tons of white powder, according to federal prosecutors, a product that was often converted into crack cocaine in American inner cities. Reports by investigative journalist Gary Webb (who is the focus of an upcoming biopic starring Jeremy Renner called Kill the Messenger), claimed the C.I.A. ...
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1 week ago

Sean Harris On For Mission: Impossible 5

Sep 7 2014 1:27pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

He's negotiating to be the villainAfter bringing his particular intensity to a variety of movies, Sean Harris has been hired for several high-profile projects in recent years, including Prometheus and this year’s Deliver Us From Evil. Christopher McQuarrie clearly thinks he can bring the right sort of bad guy to life facing off against Tom Cruise, recruiting the actor for Mission: Impossible 5.While Deadline’s story on his casting ha ...
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2 weeks ago

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5 Close to Super Creepy Villain in Sean Harris

Sep 5 2014 11:19am CDT | Source: Collider

I’m more excited for Mission: Impossible 5 than I have been for any other film in the franchise.  It seems like the series finally hit a nice stride in the 4th installment, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, so hopefully they used what worked about that film as a blueprint moving forward.  It’s also great news that Christopher McQuarrie is directing this time out.  I really enjoyed his prior collaboration with Tom Cruse, the adaptation of Jack Reacher, and he’s a ...
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Sean Harris in Early Talks for ‘Mission: Impossible 5′ Villain

Sep 5 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: slash film

Director Christopher McQuarrie and star Tom Cruise are already shooting Mission: Impossible 5, but the film has yet to finalize the cast for its antagonist. At the moment, Paramount and Skydance are offering the bad guy role to Sean Harris, known for Prometheus, The Borgias, and other films such as the Red Riding series. We don’t know much about the new film, much less the Mission: Impossible 5 villain, but the de ...
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2 weeks ago

I Wish I Had Robert Downey Jr in my Corner! RDJ Fights for HAWKEYE

Sep 4 2014 9:07am CDT | Source: movie pilot

After the disappointing news yesterday that a planned Hawkeye cameo in Captain America: The Winter Soldier was cut from the script, Robert Downey Jr has once again proven his greatness, and has come out swinging with full support for the underrated superhero.Iron Man has Hawkeye's back!Hawkeye is a much maligned character in the Marvel universe, often criticized for his supposed 'weak skills' compared to the other superheroes, and even for the color of his costume. I think, he is ...
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2 weeks ago

Which Heroes Does Robert Downey Jr. Think Need Solo Movies?

Sep 3 2014 2:59pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

If there’s someone in The Avengers who has a good idea who deserves a solo movie from the Marvel world, it’s Robert Downey Jr. He’s had three of his own, that last of which you can see when you watch Iron Man 3 online. And now that he’s back as Iron Man in Avengers: Age of Ultron, he has some strong opinions on who should be next in the solo movie department. "The funny thing is honestly at this point everyone deserves a franchise,” Downey said to USA Today. “I th ...
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2 weeks ago

Downey Comments On A "Black Widow" Film

Sep 3 2014 2:20am CDT | Source: dark horizons

So when in the world will Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow character get her own stand-alone movie? She's been a big part of at least three released Marvel films and one upcoming one after all. Now, her co-star Robert Downey Jr. has revealed his thoughts on the topic during a recent interview with USA Today, saying the actress deserves some time off - especially considering she's about to have her first child: "Doesn't Scarlett deserve a break? Look, I think that ...
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2 weeks ago

Robert Downey Jr. comments on calls for a Black Widow spin-off

Sep 3 2014 1:49am CDT | Source: Total Film

Robert Downey Jr. has been discussing the possibility of various potential Avengers spin-offs, and has shared his views on the increasing clamour for a female-led superhero movie. “Doesn’t Scarlett deserve a break?” replied Downey, when asked whether he thought the star should be offered a Black Widow solo movie, before addressing the woman of the Marvel universe more generally. “To me, the Iron Man franchise would never h ...
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