Robert Pattinson may have a new movie with Harmony Korine in the works, but first his second project with David Cronenberg will be released. Maps To The Stars shows us the darker side of Hollywood life (and the competition that comes with), and also stars Julianne Moore and Mia Wasikowska. There's no US release yet, but it hits the U.K. on September 26th. Check out the new trailer below.
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Singer Rochelle Humes turned down the chance to recreate Demi Moore's iconic naked baby bump magazine photo after she was bombarded with offers to take part in a pregnant shoot. The Saturdays singer welcomed daughter Alaia-Mai with former JLS singer and husband Marvin Humes last year (13), and admits she spent the last couple of months before the birth saying no to magazines who wanted her to bare all.
She tells British magazine Notebook, "I got asked to do all those (naked) shoots with the bump and I just thought it sounded like hell. No, no and no. Marvin was lucky if he saw me with my bump. I wanted to feel like Demi Moore looked, but I was just sweaty, spotty and yuck."
Moore posed naked when heavily pregnant for the cover of Vanity Fair magazine in 1991, and pop stars Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera have followed suit in recent years.
When you make your name in a huge, international film franchise it can be difficult to get audiences to see you in a different light. When that franchise happens to be as incredibly divisive as the Twilight series, it’s going to be even harder to shake the vampire sparkles from your screen persona. It’s no surprise then that since wrapping the final film Kristen Stewart has stuck primarily with small, indie films in order to add some variety to her resume and find the chance to leave Bella Swan behind for good. And even if her latest film, Camp X-Ray, doesn’t quite manage to do that, it will likely mark a start in a different stage of her career.
In the film, which premiered to positive reviews at Sundance, Stewart plays Private Amy Cole, young guard at Guantanamo Bay who builds a relationship with one of the prisoners that forces her to question both her job and her beliefs. It’s a difficult, complex subject – in fact, it might be one of the few topics that cause just as many divided Internet comments at the Twilight series – and based on the trailer it appears as if neither the film nor the cast will be shying away from portraying a lot of those complexities. Stewart in particular seems to bear the bulk of those complicated elements, and the trailer hints at an interestingly subtle performance. Of course, since of the major criticisms of the Twilight series was the stiff, wooden acting that might not sound like a compliment but in Camp X-Ray, Stewart appears to be making deliberately restrained choices, allowing her face to do the majority of the acting. Choosing a part that requires so much focus on what goes unsaid is a risky choice for her, but if it succeeds, it could be exactly what she needs to build a great career.
Amy is a completely different character than anything we’ve seen Stewart play so far. Having spent most of her career playing teenagers with various degrees of angst, it will be interesting to see her step into a more adult role as a character with a great deal of responsibilities, baggage and conflicting feelings. She’s dealing with questions of right and wrong and international law rather than the issues that come with dating a vampire, and she’s doing it all in a situation where she’s not free to outwardly question authority. Audiences need to see Stewart play complex characters like this in order to finally let go of the awkward, sullen girl they’re familiar with, and indies are the best way for her to build up a resume of roles like Amy.
A major studio film is likely going to want to bank of Stewart’s fan base in order to produce the next iteration of the Twilight Saga and make absurd amounts of money. Even if she gravitates towards more serious, dramatic films, studios are still going to be hesitant to market her in a role that’s completely against-type. After all, audiences know and love Bella Swan, so why change things up? Indies like Camp X-Ray and Clouds of Sils Maria, however, are less likely to force Stewart into any particular role, as just her presence in the film would be a big enough boost in terms of attention and marketing. Therefore, they’re offering her a wider variety of characters that will challenge her as an actress and challenge the audiences’ perceptions. They also offer less risk if the final product isn’t well-received, as the film probably won’t be on most moviegoer’s radar.
Stewart’s already lined up an impressive slate of films, acting opposite actors like Julianne Moore, Glenn Close and Juliette Binoche. If even one of those films does well enough to garner a decent amount of press attention, it could help audiences take a chance on seeing her in a different light, which will help her move away from Twilight and the baggage that comes with it. They’re also likely to help her gain the attention of major directors and producers, who would then be more likely to cast her in a prestigious film, which would also go a long way into changing the way the public sees her. It might even get her some awards attention (hey, Jonah Hill’s an Oscar nominee. You never know.)
Even if she doesn’t ever make it into the Oscar conversation, films like Camp X-Ray are the best way for her to build a solid, varied career, and that’s what tends to keep actors working, and working in great projects. The film might be a complete disaster, but the choices she’s making will still be enough to keep her moving towards new characters, new projects and hopefully, new fans. In the end, that’s really all an actor needs to build an admirable career.
Camp X-Ray opens in theaters on October 17.
Bruce Willis and Demi Moore's daughter Tallulah has reportedly entered rehab for alcohol and drug abuse issues. The 20 year old recently opened up about her struggles with body dysmorphia as a teen, revealing she deliberately dressed provocatively and starved herself to stay thin, and now Willis is seeking help for alcohol and cocaine abuse at The Meadows addictions and trauma centre in Arizona, according to Star magazine.
Willis' decision to enter treatment on 23 July (14) was reportedly prompted by her family.
Tallulah agreed to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings after her sister Scout reportedly caught her taking cocaine, and in June (14), she confessed her struggles to Moore, who convinced her to check into rehab, according to the publication.
A source says, "Demi was the shoulder to cry on that Tallulah needed so badly. Demi had been shocked when Tallulah confessed to her, but she knew enough not to judge. She knew her daughter needed her and she was glad she could be there to help."
The news comes just two years after Moore checked into a Utah rehab facility for stress and exhaustion amid her split from Ashton Kutcher.
Representatives for Willis and Moore did not return WENN's request for comment, while a spokesperson for Tallulah declined MailOnline.com's request for comment "at this stage".
Bruce Willis and Demi Moore's youngest daughter Tallulah has stripped off on camera during a video chat about her battle with body dysmorphic disorder. Tallulah Willis, 20, starts the clip fully dressed, and eventually strips down to just her underwear while she talks about her troubles, revealing she was diagnosed with the condition as a teenager.
Willis claims she deliberately dressed provocatively and starved herself to stay thin.
In the footage shot for Stylelikeu.com, she says, "I struggled a lot when I was younger... I'm diagnosed with body dysmorphia... (I was) reading those stupid f***ing tabloids when I was like 13 and feeling like I was ugly... It was just a conviction... That made me dress like I was showing off my boobs and my butt and showing off those things that I was getting attention for... It took me until a year ago (to get better)... I was trapped in this body... and I hated that I was sexy... I started starving myself and losing a bunch of weight and I got down to like 95 pounds... When I lost my curves and when my boobs shrivelled up into like nothing and I had no shape. I was just saggy skin everywhere... It put me in even more of a cage."
Willis' confession comes just weeks after her elder sister Scout was pictured walking around New York City topless as part of a campaign against Instagram.com's no nudity policy.
British boxing champion Jamie Moore is recovering in hospital after he was gunned down in Spain. The former European light-middleweight champion was shot in Marbella after leaving a party in the early hours of Sunday morning (03Aug14).
Moore, 35, who has retired from boxing to become a trainer, was hit in the leg and hip and underwent surgery to treat his injuries.
He has received messages of support from fellow boxers including Amir Khan and Ricky Hatton.
Police in Spain are investigating the incident and believe Moore might have been shot in a case of mistaken identity.
Former Sonic Youth star Thurston Moore has reunited with his former bandmate Steve Shelley to create a new group. Moore recruited his drummer pal, as well as My Bloody Valentine bassist Debbie Googe and British guitarist James Sedwards to form The Thurston Moore Band, and they are set to play their first gig in Amsterdam, Holland on 19 August (14).
In addition to The Thurston Moore Band's various tour dates in Europe and the U.S., Moore is also gearing up for the release of a his new solo album titled The Best Day, which is slated to hit retailers later this year (14).
The venture marks Moore and Shelley's first onstage reunion since Sonic Youth went on an indefinite hiatus in 2011, following the frontman's split from his wife and bandmate Kim Gordon.
Robert Pattinson has urged up-and-coming stars not to complain about set conditions on film shoots - because he has witnessed crew members getting payback to diva demands.
The Twilight star insists stagehands and prop bosses have all the power on movie sets, not actors and directors - and he has learned to keep his mouth shut, even if he's unhappy.
He tells Britain's Esquire magazine, "This actress was doing a scene in the bath and she kept complaining about the temperature; how it was too hot or too cold. So everyone p**sed in it and put a bunch of bubble bath in afterwards, so you couldn't smell it!"
"This stuff happens. That's why I avoid asking for anything. I don't want to get anyone's p**s on me."
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Robert Pattinson uncontrollably sweats when filming sex scenes because he is so nervous.
The Twilight hunk reveals he has issues with excessive perspiration while getting intimate on camera and the problem worsened when he shot upcoming drama Maps to the Stars and had to film a sex scene with co-star Julianne Moore inside the back of a limousine.
He tells Esquire magazine, "It was the first time I met Julianne. And that was the first scene I shot. It was that part of the scene, too, the sex part... I noticed I was sweating. Like really heavy sweat... I remember trying to catch the drops as they fell onto her back. It was weird. Huge splashing drops. At one point she turned around and said, 'Are you alright?'"
Maps to the Stars will hit cinemas in the autumn (14).
Shameless star Tyler Jacob Moore has been cast as Prince Hans, from Disney film Frozen, in the upcoming series of fairytale TV show Once Upon A Time. Actor John Rhys-Davies will provide the voice for animated character Pabbie, the leader of the trolls. The fourth series will air in the U.S. later this year (14).