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Kevin Costner praises Chris Pine

Kevin Costner praises Chris Pine

Jan 24 2014, 10:08am CST | by

Kevin Costner says Chris Pine ''understands'' the responsibility of being the male lead in 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'. The 59-year-old actor was complementary of his co-star - who took over the...

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Kevin Costner praises Chris Pine

Jan 24 2014, 10:08am CST | by

Kevin Costner says Chris Pine ''understands'' the responsibility of being the male lead in 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'.

The 59-year-old actor was complementary of his co-star - who took over the role of Jack Ryan from previous franchise stars Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck in latest film - and thinks he carried himself well while they were filming the thriller.

During an interview with denofthegeek.com, Costner said: ''He controls himself really well on set. He knows what he's doing. He understands this kind of 'leading man' responsibility. He's 6 ft and he's white and there's this certain kind of thing that you have to do.''

Oscar-winning star - who was cast as Thomas Harper - thinks it's difficult to be the protagonist since you can't get ''away with all the tricks'' which can be used when playing an eccentric character or a villain.

He added: ''It's a kind of thing you learn how to do without doing lisps and accents and limps. You can't get away with all the tricks you get to play as a character actor.

''Sometimes as a leading man what makes you almost boring is that you've got to stand there and take people through the movie. You don't get to do what all the people who play the bad guy or the eccentric get to do. It's hard sometimes, because you go, 'Am I doing enough here?' It's not an easy thing, which is why there aren't a lot of guys who can fill those shoes.''

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Review: Even With Standard Weapons 'The November Man' Still Excites

Aug 29 2014 8:57am CDT | Source: First Showing

What's that? Pierce Brosnan needs a new action franchise now, 12 years after his James Bond stint ended? There's a series of novels ripe for the action genre taking that would suit him perfectly? Let's make that deal. But The November Man, from the novels by Bill Granger, ends up being more than a run-of-the-mill spy thriller. Aided by some superb action directing from Roger Donaldson and a nice turn f ...
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News Bits: Walk, VOD, Alvin, McFarland, Camp

Aug 24 2014 11:15pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

New Photos Several new photos worth a look today including Samuel L. Jackson in Matthew Vaughn's Kingsman: The Secret Service, David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr. in the potential Oscar contender Selma, and shots of Liam Neeson and Dan Stevens in A Walk Among the Tombstones. VOD In an unexpected and extremely rare move, Radius-TWC has announced both the limited theatrical revenue AND the VOD revenue for its indie release "The One I Lov ...
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Ivan Reitman Talks GHOSTBUSTERS 3, Bill Murray’s Reluctance, Why He Won’t Direct, 30th Anniversary GHOSTBUSTERS Blu-Ray, and More

Aug 16 2014 12:11pm CDT | Source: Collider

With Draft Day coming out on Blu-ray/DVD on September 2nd, Collider got on the phone with director Ivan Reitman to talk about why he was drawn to that film and the experience that he had working with Kevin Costner.  While we will run the full interview closer to the release date, we did want to share what he had to say about where things are at with Ghostbusters III, and the upcoming 30th anniversary Blu-ray for Ghostbusters I and II, out in September. During the ...
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2 weeks ago

New Images from CAKE, BLACK AND WHITE, BANG BANG BABY and SHELTER

Aug 12 2014 11:52am CDT | Source: Collider

We’ve already brought you images from Boychoir, The Connection, Escobar: Paradise Lost, The Forger and The Cobbler, but with the Toronto International Festival’s September 4th start date fast approaching, there are even more brand new stills from the official selections hitting the web.  Here’s what we got for you now: Cake (Directed by Daniel Barnz) starring Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kendrick, William H. Macy, ...
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5 weeks ago

Casting Net: Tommy Lee Jones joins 'Criminal,' Rooney Mara replaces Jessica Chastain in 'The Secret Scripture'

Jul 23 2014 8:54pm CDT | Source: ew

• Tommy Lee Jones is joining Kevin Costner and Gary Oldman in Criminal. Ariel Vromen is directing the thriller from Millenium Films, which tel ...
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Role Recall: Susan Sarandon Nearly Froze on 'Rocky Horror,' More

Jul 3 2014 2:51pm CDT | Source: yahoo

She’s played everything from a crusading nun to a gun-toting road-tripper to a lusty vampire — and yet, even at 67 years old, Susan Sarandon is still finding new on-screen challenges. The Oscar-winner, who plays a booze-swilling grandma in the new Melissa McCarthy film Tammy, spoke with Yahoo Movies about her illustrious résumé, revealing behind-the-scenes stories about five of her most unforgettable roles.   The Rocky Horror Pictu ...
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