Articles tagged with ‘Guy Ritchie’

Charlie Hunnam: “David Beckham Did a Good Job in King Arthur”!

Posted on May 11th, 2017 at 7:17 am by    

There’s nothing like being complimented by a star…

After receiving some flack already for his role on the big screen – not least from frenemy Piers MorganDavid Beckham has finally been given the thumbs up on his acting skills for his short cameo in the new movie King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword.

The film, directed by his mate Guy Ritchie, was only a few seconds of footage, but Becks he still managed to pick up a fair dose of criticism.

But now star of the movie Charlie Hunnam has defended the football legend’s skills, saying David worked hard for the role, having even had training beforehand.

Charlie even suggested the 42-year-old was good enough to give acting a real go if he wanted.

Speaking to ITV on the red carpet for the premiere of the film, Charlie said: ‘He’d worked with an acting coach, he was only there as a friend of Guy’s but it became very clear how he’s enjoyed so much success in his life. He’s a perfectionist.

‘I was really impressed.’

Asked if he thought David could take things further, Charlie added: ‘He has the talent to back it up. He has the work ethic, the discipline to do it.’

His pal Guy added his thoughts on Becks’ acting career too: ‘He was fantastic, I love old Becksy.

‘He is a fabulous actor and a real pleasure to be with.’

David is pretty proud of the role, and took to Instagram to give fans a look at what went on behind the scenes to transform him into the gruesome Trigger.  A lot of make up and some dodgy teeth, by the looks of things.

He wrote: ‘It was a pleasure to work with the @kingarthurmovie team on such an amazing film #KingArthur.’

Hunnam stars as King Arthur with Jude Law, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, and Eric Bana co-starring.

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword hits cinemas worldwide on May 12 2017.

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David Beckham Shocks Fans With Facial Scars and Rotting Teeth!

Posted on March 29th, 2017 at 7:54 am by    

David Beckham shocked his army of loyal fans earlier this week after posting a picture of his face showing deep jagged facial scars from his temple to his cheek and a set of rotting teeth. Oo-er!

Showing off his new teeth in the pic, the 41-year-old heartthrob famous for his good looks snarled away from the camera, clearly impressed with the lairy look.

He captioned the shot: “Rough day at the office @kingarthurmovie @guyritchie,” the father of four wrote of the snap, revealing massive makeup scarring on the side of his face, as well as a yellowing smile.

According to reports, the star will play a disgruntled knight who is unable to pull Excalibur from the stone.

The former soccer star turned actor debuted his drastic transformation for Guy Ritchie‘s upcoming film “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.”

Set to be released on May 22, “King Arthur” stars “Sons of Anarchy” alum Charlie Hunnam in the titular role and Jude Law as Ritchie recreates the classic tale for Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur. 

Beckham previously appeared in 2015’s “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”

But the star previously admitted he’s expecting criticism over the role.

“I am very aware that many sportsmen and other celebrities have turned their hand to acting and failed,” he told the Times.

Details surrounding Beckham’s cameo are still unknown.

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“SUPER” Man from U.N.C.L.E – Henry Cavill Was Once Called a Fatty!

Posted on August 13th, 2015 at 6:48 am by    

The “Man from U.N.C.L.E” star Henry Cavill has told how his peers mocked him in school because he was an overweight kid. He was definitely not as popular in school as he is now. Oo-er!

The British star said “I was teased, and it was hard. Even though for some it may be malicious, I think it’s just kids being kids,” adding that he has no hard feelings against those who made fun of him.

The experience has taught Cavill to “read people” and to remain grounded despite his fame and star persona.

“I became very much an observer, and that taught me an awful lot about people. Of course it’s flattering when people say that [he is good-looking], but you’ve got to keep yourself aware of the fact that it’s all perspective.

“There’s one group of people saying that and there’s one group of people who may not feel the same way,” he said.

Cavill gained popularity as Superman/Clark Kent in “Man of Steel.”

The film was one of the highest-grossing Superman films and went on to earn $668 million. He is reprising the role in the coming “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.” He will be seen taking on Ben Affleck’s Batman.

The 32-year-old actor shared his experience of working with Affleck. He said the “Gone Girl” actor is “fantastic” and has a great sense of humor.

Cavill’s new film, “Man from U.N.C.L.E,” is a spy comedy directed by Guy Ritchie. The film reportedly does not have any intimate scenes. Cavill is playing Napoleon Solo, an agent of U.N.C.L.E, or United Network Command for Law and Enforcement.

He teams up with Armie Hammer‘s character Illya Kuryakin to stop a criminal organization from proliferating nuclear weapons.

The film also stars Alicia Vikander, Elizabeth Debicki, Jared Harris and Hugh Grant. It opens this Friday.

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On Set… Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur on ‘Knights Of The Roundtable!

Posted on June 3rd, 2015 at 7:13 am by    

Charlie Hunnam is getting ready for his upcoming role in Guy Ritchie’s movie, “Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur”.

The film is a re-imagining of the classic English legend and will center on a young King Arthur, played by British hottie, Hunnam.

The movie follows Arthur, who doesn’t know about his royal bloodline and is running a gang in the alleys of Londonium.

After discovering Excalibur, Arthur finds himself in a fight against Vortigern played by Jude Law, who murdered his parents, with a young Guinevere, played by Astrid Berges-Frisbey.

According to the old stories, Guinevere falls in love with Arthur’s most trusted knight, Lancelot, in one of the oldest love triangles on record.

However, it still isn’t clear if Ritchie will follow the old stories in regards to Arthur and Guinevere’s relationship or go in a new direction. Either way, the new movie is only the first in a planned series, so there will be plenty of time to develop all of those complicated relationships and storylines.

Meanwhile, filming of the coming movie is currently underway in Wales. With that in mind, Ritchie posted a few-behind-the-scenes images of the cast and crew on his Instagram account. One of the photos offer a first look at Hunnam as the legendary King Arthur. The picture shows Hunnam on set with Ritchie, who captioned the photo with “First day on KORT.”

Hunnam recently spoke with Men’s Journal and he opened up about being a fan of Ritchie and what the role of King Arthur meant to him.

“I’m thrilled man. I’ve been watching Guy’s movies since he first came on the scene, and I think you could say that the King Arthur story is why I got into acting in the first place.

“I fell in love with the story and would watch any of the movies about the story that played when I was a kid.”

Australian star Eric Bana is set to play alongside Hunnam as Arthur’s father, Uther Pendragon.

“Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur”, the first film in the six film series, is expected to be released in theaters in July, 2016.

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Charlie Hunnam ‘In Talks’ to Play King Arthur for Guy Ritchie!

Posted on August 28th, 2014 at 7:06 am by    

British director Guy Ritchie has his eyes set on hottie Charlie Hunnam for the lead role in Warner Bros.’ upcoming ‘King Arthur‘ saga.

Hunnam, going into his seventh and final season as the prince of the motorcycle club in Sons Of Anarchy, will next have the opportunity to ‘rise to king’ being Ritchie’s top choice and is in final negotiations to play the medieval warrior.

The epic Warner Bros project hatched by Joby Harold and intended to span six films sources say. The studio had recently tried to get the film off the ground with Colin Farrell as Arthur and Gary Oldman as Merlin.

Hunnam’s recent film projects have included Guillermo del Toro’s robot-versus-monster film Pacific Rim and the upcoming Crimson Peak. He’s also known as the guy to sign on for and then promptly drop out of the big-screen adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey.

‘Sons of Anarchy’ starts up its seventh and final season on Sept. 9

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Guy Ritchie and Jacqui Ainsley Welcome Their New Baby Girl!

Posted on November 28th, 2012 at 11:53 pm by    

Congratulations to British film director Guy Ritchie and his fiancée Jacqui Ainsley, who gave birth to their second child – a baby girl, at a private London hospital earlier this week.

A spokesperson for Guy Ritchie said: “We can confirm that Guy and Jacqui are the proud parents of a new baby girl. Mother and baby are doing well.”

The proud parents have been dating since spring 2010, 44-year-old Ritchie, and model Jacqui, 30, already have son Rafael, 14 months.

Last month the Sherlock Holmes supremo, who was once married to pop star Madonna decided he was ready once again to head down the aisle when he asked Jacqui to be his wife, and the pair became engaged.

A friend said: “They are both utterly delighted at the birth of their second child. The fact that’s they now have a girl is an added bonus – and Guy is particularly pleased about this. He always wanted a boy and a girl.

“Everything went to plan and the pair of them couldn’t be happier now.”

No other details regarding the birth or the baby have yet been revealed, but I’m told Guy is thrilled with the arrival of his daughter.

We wish them both the very best!

 

 

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Rosie H-W Reunites with Action-Hero Boyf’ Jason Statham

Posted on May 15th, 2012 at 8:18 am by    

With their hectic schedules often leading them to spend weeks apart, supermodel-turned-actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley reunited with her hunky action-hero boyfriend, Jason Statham at the weekend.

The loved-up British celebrity couple both looking happy and relaxed, dressed is casual attire headed hand-in-hand to Taverna Tony’s restaurant in Malibu, for a spot of lunch, and to spend some much needed quality time together.

It’s been non-stop lately for Statham, who has been busy filming three movies, due for release later this year  – Parker opposite Jennifer LopezSafe, as well as The Expendables 2 with an all star studded line-up that includes Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Liam Hemsworth.

As for Rosie, while hoping in-demand director Guy Ritchie will cast her in a plum role opposite Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law in the next ‘Sherlock Holmes’ installment. She too has been busy concentrating on her hugely successful modeling career after receiving not-so-hot reviews for her acting debut in Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

However, I am told, the catwalk queen is determined to prove she is more than just a pretty face and has a bunch of potential ‘lead-role’ projects in the pipeline.

There is also the possibility that Jason will pick-up the phone to Ritchie and pull a few strings for his lovely girlfriend, as Statham starred in Snatch back in 2000 – a film directed by Ritchie.

So, it shouldn’t be too difficult for him to make that one happen for his delicious Rosie… Um, one would expect anyway!

Check out the official trailer for The Expendables 2 – In Theaters August 17th.

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Guy Ritchie and girlfriend Jacqui Ainsley Welcome Their New Baby Boy!

Posted on September 6th, 2011 at 2:48 pm by    

It’s always nice to be the bearer of good news and today; I have just that for you all… Guy Ritchie has become a father again, as his gorgeous girlfriend, Jacqui Ainsley has given birth to a baby boy!!!

According to reports, Jacqui underwent an emergency caesarean yesterday morning at London’s Portland Hospital, but thankfully both mother and baby are doing fine.

The baby, whose name is yet undecided by the couple will be a half brother to Ritchie’s other son, Rocco, from his first marriage to Madonna.

Madge and Sherlock Holmes, director Guy divorced back in 2008 after eight years, but it’s wasn’t long before Jacqui came the scene in May, 2009, but this was just the first meeting between the pair.

It wasn’t until the following year, in April, that guy made his move and asked the Elite model out for dinner…talk about a slow mover.

Well I just it has all ended happily…eventually!

 

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