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In 2008 you turned down a reported $15 million to star in a big-screen reboot of the TV series Magnum P.I., an intended franchise. More recently, you’ve been offered major superhero parts including the lead in* Doctor Strange* and the villain in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. There was talk of you playing beach-bum detective Travis McGee in The Deep Blue Good-By, meant to be a big-screen adaptation based on John D. MacDonald’s novels. But you’ve stepped up to The Dark Tower, based on Stephen King’s series of novels, in which you play a sharply dressed destroyer of worlds.
I like Guardians of the Galaxy, but what I saw was “It’s successful, and now we’ve got room to make a colorful part for another big-name actor.” I’d feel like an amendment. The Dark Tower script was well written, I like the director and his take on it, and I can be the creator, the author of the Man in Black—a.k.a. the Devil—in my version of this Stephen King novel. We’ve done the first one. It’s a fantastic thriller that takes place in another realm, an alternate universe, but it’s very much grounded. For instance, the gunslinger’s weapon isn’t a lightsaber or something; it’s a pistol. I enjoyed approaching my character as if I were the Devil having a good time, getting turned on by exposing human hypocrisies wherever he finds them.
While the version of the film screened for critics had no such thing, over the past few days word has begun to spread that Logan might have a scene added after the credits when it hits theaters. Forget about the rumors…I can confirm it’s true. When Logan is released on March 3rd it’ll have a […]
“I have it on good authority that Will is actually Ben’s favorite Batman,” Damon said. “We’re all fans of LEGO Batman. I went this last weekend with my kids. It’s just awesome.”
Emma Watson sings the song named after her character, Belle, in this new clip from Beauty and the Beast. The Walt Disney Studios shared the clip this morning as the film kicked off its worldwide press tour in Paris. You can see a photo from the Paris press stop below. Beauty and the Beast hits theaters […]
Subscribers to Empire magazine have started receiving their April issues early, and we get a stunning new look at Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman on the cover.
“Don Burgess. Some upcoming kid I gave a break to on Conjuring 2,” Wan joked.
“Am I going to stand like a dork in the Lego Batman standee?,” Snyder asked. “F*ck yeah I am.” Snyder posted the photo above on the mobile app Vero.