Josh Brolin headlines this weekend’s “Gangster Squad” as the tough cop who looks to take down gangster Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) in 1940s Los Angeles. Behind the scenes, Brolin was also instrumental in getting his good friend Penn to star as Cohen (after passing on the role himself), as well as in shaping his own character — even if that meant cutting his lines.
At the film’s press conference, Brolin said… Continue reading Josh Brolin, 'Gangster Squad' Star, On Fighting Sean Penn And Shooting A Tommy Gun
Before Warner Bros. prepares to roll out “Gangster Squad,” which was pulled after the Aurora, Co. shootings because it had an eerily similar shootout scene in a movie theater, another violent tragedy in Newtown, Conn. hit the headlines the day before the film’s Los Angeles press conference.
As the movie’s star Josh Brolin told reporters, “Of course there’s a sensitivity,” when putting out a film with so much gun violence. The… Continue reading 'Gangster Squad' Violence: Director Ruben Flesicher Weighs In On Cutting Movie Theater Shooting Scene
FOX has decided to pull new episodes of Family Guy and American Dad, which were scheduled to air Sunday, in light of yesterday’s tragic shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
It is understood that the network decided not to air the episodes, titled “Jesus, Mary and Joseph!” and “Minstrel Krampus,” to avoid running potentially sensitive content.
Yesterday, Syfy made a similar move when it pulled a new episode of… Continue reading Fox pulls new episodes of ‘Family Guy’ and ‘American Dad’ after shooting
Today, victims of the Aurora, Colorado theater shooting got a special visit from Batman himself, Christian Bale.
The actor, who plays Bruce Wayne in “The Dark Knight Rises,” stopped by the hospital where victims are currently being treated.
Earlier this week, Bale released a statement regarding the tragedy (during a midnight screening last Friday of “TDKR,” a gunman opened fire, killing 12 and injuring 71).
“Words cannot express the horror that I feel… Continue reading Christian Bale Visits 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooting Victims In Colorado