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Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Lincoln was no saint

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Lincoln was no saint

Nov 16 2012, 4:03am CST | by

Joseph Gordon-Levitt appreciates the fact Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' doesn't portray the US President as a ''saint''.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is glad 'Lincoln' doesn't portray the former US President as a ''saint''. The 'Inception' star plays Abraham Lincoln's son Robert in Steven Spielberg's upcoming biopic and is...

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Lincoln was no saint

Nov 16 2012, 4:03am CST | by

Joseph Gordon-Levitt appreciates the fact Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' doesn't portray the US President as a ''saint''.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is glad 'Lincoln' doesn't portray the former US President as a ''saint''.
The 'Inception' star plays Abraham Lincoln's son Robert in Steven Spielberg's upcoming biopic and is pleased the character of Lincoln, played by Daniel Day Lewis, has his ''personal flaws'' shared with the audience.
He explained: ''I like that this movie doesn't turn Lincoln into a saint. What he accomplished in abolishing slavery was a truly great thing; but this movie also shows the compromises he had to make, the things that he had to do that were questionable in order to accomplish that goal.
''History is made by human beings and I like that this story portrays Lincoln as a human being with personal flaws and hypocrisies as well as real strengths and virtues.''
Joseph, 31, thought Steven was the ''perfect'' person to take on the job since he is so passionate and praised the director's choice of focus for the film, which recounts the iconic President's final months in office rather than following him from birth to death.
He added to FlicksandBits.com: ''I think it's an incredibly profound and compelling image of this moment in history. Steven Spielberg has a unique way of diving into the American zeitgeist and reflecting it in cinematic form.
''And obviously, the story of Abraham Lincoln is a prominent story in American culture. I think he's the perfect guy to do it and he was clearly enjoying it, he was so in his element. It was fun to see a director having so much fun, it doesn't always happen that way.''

 
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3 weeks ago

Who Should Star in The Lego Batman Movie? You Decide!

Oct 30 2014 4:44am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Now, with the news that, come 2017, we'll be seeing a genuine, bonafide, no-strings-attached Lego Batman Movie, spun off from The Lego Movie, it's fair to say that minifig-related over-excitement is downright everywhere.Which isn't all that surprising, because not only do we all love Batman - because...Batman - but this also means that we're guaranteed to get another solid, hearty helping of Will Arnett's magnificently egocentric Caped Crusader, afte ...
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4 weeks ago

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Samsung Sign UHD Short-Film Deal

Oct 24 2014 11:10am CDT | Source: Deadline

Joseph Gordon-Levitt will direct a digital video short in 4K ultra-high-definition, using a moderately priced new Samsung camera under a deal announced this morning by the electronics giant. Former child star Gordon-Levitt has become something of a mini-media empire as an adult with his music, film, TV and online efforts. He has previously directed several projects, mostly shorts, but also the 2013 comedy fea ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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4 weeks ago

Neil Gaiman Explains ‘Sandman’ Absence From DC Movie Slate

Oct 21 2014 8:30am CDT | Source: slash film

When Warner Bros. announced a ten-film slate of DC Comics films last week, taking the studio all the way to 2020, you might have noticed one big omission. There was no Sandman, which we know Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been developing over much of 2014. But worry not (or continue to worry, if you’re afraid of the film), as Sandman creator Neil Gaiman says things are still moving along, and that we can expect another announcement. In short, Sandman isn’t part of the DC movie slate, because it is pa ...
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4 weeks ago

Why Sandman Isn't on DC Comics' Movie Sched

Oct 20 2014 4:58pm CDT | Source: ign

Neil Gaiman has assured fans that The Sandman's absence from Warner Bros.'s slate of DC Comics-based movies doesn't mean that the adaption is in trouble, explaining it's a Vertigo film. He also hints that more Vertigo movies may be announced in the future. We've known since last year that an adaption of Gaiman's The Sandman -- starring and possibly also directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt -- was in the works, with previous rumors sug ...
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5 weeks ago

Date Changes: ID4-2, Agent 47, Hot Tub 2

Oct 14 2014 5:53pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

A couple of key release date changes today. The Weinstein Company has pushed back the kids film "Paddington" from a Christmas Day to a January 16th 2015 release. They've also delayed the animated film "Underdogs" by three months so it will now open on April 10th 2015. The "Hot Tub Time Machine" sequel was slated to open at Christmas, but now it has been pushed back by two mo ...
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5 weeks ago

INDEPDENDENCE DAY 2 Release Date Moved Up a Week; HITMAN: AGENT 47 Pushed to August 2015; PADDINGTON Pushed to January

Oct 14 2014 5:40pm CDT | Source: Collider

We’ve got a few release date stories to attend to this evening.  Briefly: The Independence Day 2 release date has been moved up a week, from July 1, 2016 to June 24, 2016. Fox’s Hitman: Agent 47 is being pushed from February 2015 all the way to August 28, 2015. The untitled Christmas comedy starring Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been moved up from December to November 25, 2015. The Weinstein ...
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5 weeks ago

‘Masters Of Sex’ Star Lizzy Caplan Moonlights On ‘Now You See Me 2′

Oct 14 2014 4:55pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Masters Of Sex star Lizzy Caplan is in final negotiations to play the female lead in the John M. Chu-directed Now You See Me 2 for Summit/Lionsgate. She next stars in The Interview opposite Seth Rogen and James Franco, which opens Christmas, and she just wrapped Xmas with Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, which Sony just dated for a November 25, 2015 release. She returns to work for the next season of Showtime's Masters Of Sex next ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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5 weeks ago

Predictable Move: Sony Slots Untitled Xmas Pic 12/25/2015

Oct 14 2014 3:10pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Sony Pictures has set 12/25/2015 as the release date for the untitled Christmas comedy that Jonathan Levine is directing ith Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and Anthony Mackie as three pals who've always celebrated Christmas Eve with nights of debauchery. ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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6 weeks ago

Dario Argento And Iggy Pop Launch Sandman Crowdfunder

Oct 10 2014 3:37am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Not the Neil Gaiman versionDario Argento has been behind some lacklustre projects in recent years, but he seems properly enthused by his new movie The Sandman. He's recruited rocker Iggy Pop to star in the film and help shill for a crowdfunding campaign that, we're promised, will allow the giallo genius to make the film his way, without compromise.This is very much not to be confused with Neil Gaiman's Sandman, which is making its own way to the screen via Josep ...
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8 weeks ago

Best of the Week: Fantastic Fest, New Ways of Seeing Indiana Jones Movies, and More

Sep 27 2014 1:00am CDT | Source: movies.com

The Important News With The Maze Runner topping the box office last weekend, we got our first news on and look at the sequel The Scorch Trials. We also got some fresh new images of Fast & Furious 7 and of Interstellar. Joseph Gordon-Levitt could play Edward Snowden. William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy could reunite for the next Star Trek. Anna Paquin will be added back into X-Men: Days of Future Past. The next Syfy guilty pleasure will reunite three ...
Source: movies.com   Full article at: movies.com
 

 

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