Benicio del Toro

Henry Winkler joins French Dispatch

Henry Winkler joins French Dispatch

Henry Winkler has joined the cast of ‘The French Dispatch’. The ‘Barry’ actor is the latest big name to sign up to be a part of director Wes Anderson’s upcoming post-World War II drama and he will appear alongside the likes of Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Adrien Brody, Bob Balaban, Benicio Del Toro and Timothee Chalamet. The movie is set in the 1950s... »

Benicio del Toro to star in Dora the Explorer

Benicio del Toro to star in Dora the Explorer

Benicio del Toro is set to play a villain in ‘Dora the Explorer’. The 51-year-old actor will voice the character of Swiper, the thieving fox, in the upcoming live action adaptation of the Nickelodeon TV series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Benicio will join alongside Isabela Moner, who will play the titular character, Michael Pena, as her father Cole ‘Papi’ Márquez ... »

Oliver Stone to direct Benicio del Toro in White Lies

Oliver Stone to direct Benicio del Toro in White Lies

Oliver Stone is to direct Benicio del Toro in ‘White Lies’. The 71-year-old filmmaker’s upcoming project is rumoured to be an intimate New York-set drama, which will have a markedly different feel to his earlier movies, and Del Toro will star as the central character. The award-winning actor will play the part of Jack, a child of divorce who finds himself repeating the mistakes o... »

Benicio Del Toro says Isabela Moner has an ‘old soul’

Benicio Del Toro says Isabela Moner has an ‘old soul’

Benicio Del Toro says his ‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ co-star Isabela Moner has an "old soul". The 51-year-old actor appears alongside Isabela, 16, in the sequel to the 2015 crime thriller ‘Sicario’, and Del Toro has revealed he relished the experience of working with the teenage star, claiming her talent belies her years. He explained: "She has that gift, ... »

Benicio del Toro says Hollywood gossip hurt his career

Benicio del Toro says Hollywood gossip hurt his career

Benicio del Toro says "gossip and bulls**t" stunted his career in Hollywood. The 51-year-old actor – who is considered to be one of the top performers in the business – has claimed that rumours surrounding his alleged drinking caused film studios to overlook him for potential projects. He explained: "People in Hollywood can be as gullible as anywhere. "Just because ... »

Benicio Del Toro says Cannes Festival voting process is amusing

Benicio Del Toro says Cannes Festival voting process is amusing

Benicio Del Toro finds the voting process at the Cannes Film Festival to be amusing. The 51-year-old actor is set to preside over the jury of Un Certain Regard at the annual film festival in the south of France, and Del Toro – who served on the jury for the 2010 Cannes Competition – has revealed details of the regimented voting process. He recalled: "You vote really early in the m... »

Benicio del Toro joins The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo

Benicio del Toro joins The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo

Benicio del Toro has joined ‘The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo’. The 51-year-old actor will act as executive producer on the project, which will tell the story of the life of lawyer and activist Oscar Zeta Acosta, who was the inspiration behind Hunter S. Thompson’s Dr. Gonzo character in 1971 novel ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the A... »

Rian Johnson considered including Lando Calrisssian in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson considered including Lando Calrisssian in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson "briefly considered" featuring Lando Calrissian in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’. The smuggler – who was played by Billy Dee Williams – first appeared in ‘Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back’ as a close friend to Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and fans speculated he would return in the eighth instalment following the death of his friend. H... »

Benicio del Toro teases his character in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Benicio del Toro teases his character in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Benicio del Toro has teased his character in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is neither "good or bad". The 50-year-old actor is playing the mysterious DJ in the eighth installment in the sci-fi franchise, and he has sent fandom spinning by suggesting his alter ego is neither associated with the light or dark side. Speaking to SciFi Now magazine, del Toro said: "Maybe you coul... »

Adam Driver felt sick watching Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Adam Driver felt sick watching Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Adam Driver felt "sick" to his stomach when he watched ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. The 33-year-old actor – who portrays villain Ben Solo/Kylo Ren in the popular sci-fi franchise – has admitted he feared he was going to "puke" when he watched his character kill off his father Han Solo (Harrison Ford) in the 2015 movie, because he didn’t know how... »

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