Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro ‘really loved’ The Joker script

Robert De Niro ‘really loved’ The Joker script

Robert De Niro "really loved" ‘The Joker’ script. The Hollywood veteran plays talk show host Murray Franklin in the upcoming movie based on the DC Comics villain (Joaquin Phoenix) – which doubles up as an origin movie – and director Todd Phillips has revealed the ‘Meet the Fockers’ star was impressed by his and Scott Silver’s screenplay. Todd tol... »

Billy Drago dead aged 73

Billy Drago dead aged 73

Billy Drago has died aged 73. A representative for the ‘Untouchables’ actor confirmed to The Wrap that he passed away on Monday (24.06.19) in Los Angeles after suffering a stroke. As well as starring opposite Kevin Costner, Robert De Niro and Andy Garcia in Brian De Palma’s gangster classic – in which he played Frank Nitti – Drago was also best known for appearing in ... »

Zach Braff joins the cast of The Comeback Trail

Zach Braff joins the cast of The Comeback Trail

Zach Braff has been added to the cast of ‘The Comeback Trail’. The 44-year-old actor – who is best known for his role as J. D. on medical comedy-drama TV series ‘Scrubs’ – is set to star in George Gallo’s remake of the 1980s comedy which was originally helmed by Harry Hurwitz. The reboot will see Robert De Niro play film producer Max Barber who owes a seri... »

Robert De Niro stars in new Warburtons advert

Robert De Niro stars in new Warburtons advert

Robert De Niro is the star of a new Warburtons advert. The Hollywood legend has teamed up with the bakery brand to help launch their brand new Plain and Cinnamon & Raisin bagels. He said: "It was a pleasure to fly to the UK to film this ad with the Warburtons family, and star alongside Jonathan. Getting into the bagel business has been great fun, and I hope everyone enjoys the final cut.&... »

Jennifer Lawrence almost missed out on Oscar-winning role

Jennifer Lawrence almost missed out on Oscar-winning role

Jennifer Lawrence almost missed out on her Oscar-winning role in ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ because she was "too young". The 28-year-old star won the 2012 Best Actress gong for her portrayal of Tiffany in the drama comedy, but the movie’s director David O Russell has revealed she nearly didn’t end up landing the job, as they felt she wasn’t old enough for the... »

Martin Scorsese: Robert De Niro introduced me to Leonardo DiCaprio

Martin Scorsese: Robert De Niro introduced me to Leonardo DiCaprio

Martin Scorsese was introduced to Leonardo DiCaprio by Robert De Niro. The iconic director – who has gone on to work with his ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ collaborator on five movies – was pointed towards the star after De Niro worked with him on 1993′s ‘Boy’s Life’. Speaking at the Tribeca Film Festival over the weekend, Scorsese revealed: "[He told m... »

Zazie Beetz reveals Joker was re-written during filming

Zazie Beetz reveals Joker was re-written during filming

Zazie Beetz has revealed ‘Joker’ was re-written as they filmed the scenes. The 27-year-old actress plays Sophie Dumond in the Todd Phillips-directed project, which sees Joaquin Phoenix play the titular role, and has spilled that the movie was scripted as they went along. She told MTV news: "We rewrote the whole thing while we were shooting it. Literally, we would go into Todd [Phi... »

Robert De Niro: I would never play Donald Trump

Robert De Niro: I would never play Donald Trump

Robert De Niro would never want to play President Donald Trump – because he has no respect for the American leader. The 75-year-old star has been very outspoken in his criticism of the president – including the moment he simply said "F**k Trump" as he appeared on stage at the Tony Awards last June – and now he’s addressed the businessman-turned-politician from an ... »

Bradley Cooper says Robert De Niro inspired his directing move

Bradley Cooper says Robert De Niro inspired his directing move

Bradley Cooper says Robert De Niro encouraged him to make the move into directing. The 43-year-old actor moved behind the camera for the first time earlier this year when he helmed ‘A Star Is Born’, and Bradley has revealed the veteran Hollywood star previously urged him to make the switch. Recalling his transition from actor to director, Bradley told The Hollywood Reporter: "I tr... »

Robert De Niro surprised by MeToo

Robert De Niro surprised by MeToo

Robert De Niro was surprised by the scale of the #MeToo scandal. The 75-year-old actor found it "disturbing" that sex had allegedly been used as a bargaining tool for actors and actresses to land parts and he thinks he was "naive" to have not realised it happened frequently. He said: "Maybe I’m naïve. It made me aware how prevalent it was. You hear about the casting ... »

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