Latest News on Valkyrie

April 2, 2009

Five Favourite Films with Bill Nighy Opens in new window

There can be few actors better suited to starring in a film about the golden age of British rock and roll than Bill Nighy. No wonder, then, that he's front and centre as part of the ensemble cast of Richard Curtis' latest comedy, The Boat that Rocked. RT catches up with Nighy the day after the world premiere of The Boat that Rocked and he's remembering a late night that involved hanging out with one of his heroes, Paul McCartney. His passion for music is evident is pretty-much any interview he gives, and as he chooses his five favourite films it's incredibly obvious that a killer soundtrack has a big impact... More...

December 28, 2008

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Marley Takes #1, The Spirit Tanks Opens in new window

This weekend people were in the mood for movies over Christmas weekend as multiplexes were jam-packed with customers that powered four different new releases to more than $30M in ticket sales each over the long Thursday-to-Sunday holiday session. The Owen Wilson-Jennifer Aniston dog drama Marley & Me led the way with a huge debut that exceeded expectations. More...

December 24, 2008

Total Recall: Tom Cruise's Ten Best Films Opens in new window

Over the last 25 years, he's completed three impossible missions, learned about Wapner time, and driven the highway to the danger zone -- but Tom Cruise has never been the subject of a Total Recall, so in honor of the about-to-reach-theaters Valkyrie, we're here to look back at the best-reviewed films of his career. More...

December 23, 2008

Critics Consensus: Benjamin Button Rewards the Curious; It's Bedtime for Bedtime Stories Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got a full slate of new flicks: Bedtime Stories, starring Adam Sandler and Keri Russell; The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett; Valkyrie, starring Tom Cruise and Kenneth Branagh; Marley and Me, starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston; and The Spirit, starring Gabriel Macht and Scarlett Johansson. This is the time of year when studios start churning out the movies they deem award-worthy; some have already begun generating positive buzz, while other hopefuls have fallen flat. What do the critics have to say? Read this week's Critics Consensus and find out! More...

October 1, 2008

MGM Is Glad You Like the New Valkyrie Trailer Opens in new window

Remember all those nice things you said about the new "Valkyrie" trailer a few days ago? So does MGM, and according to an internal studio memo leaked by Nikki Finke, the studio couldn't be happier. More...

September 26, 2008

Trailer Bulletin: Valkyrie Opens in new window

Bryan Singer and Tom Cruise's "Valkyrie" has been the butt of jokes for months, but what if they released a new trailer...and it was actually sort of awesome? More...

August 15, 2008

Weekly Ketchup: Kung Fu Panda 2, Wheel of Time and more Opens in new window

This week's Ketchup bottle brings news about Kung Fu Panda 2, Madagascar 3, development news about the Wheel of Time series, and casting news about Mike Myers and Billy Bob Thornton. More...

August 14, 2008

UA Bumps Valkyrie Up to December Opens in new window

Follow the bouncing ball, gang: MGM/UA has changed its mind about Valkyrie yet again, moving the World War II thriller up to December 26, 2008. More...

August 1, 2008

Bill Nighy Insists Valkyrie Isn't In Trouble Opens in new window

If you read the reports about Tom Cruise's Valkyrie being pushed back and assumed the movie must be a dud, Cruise's co-star Bill Nighy says you're all wrong -- the delays were necessary to allow for the filming of some big-budget action sequences. More...

May 29, 2008

Weinsteins' New WWII Drama Looks Awfully Familiar Opens in new window

Are the Weinsteins trying to spoil Tom Cruise's Valkyrie by acquiring the American rights to a virtually identical movie? More...

April 23, 2008

Critics Prep Obits for Valkyrie Months in Advance Opens in new window

It's been pushed back twice, and its trailer has been roundly mocked. Will Valkyrie end Tom Cruise's days as a bankable star -- and take the new United Artists with it? More...

April 7, 2008

Tom Cruise's Valkyrie Pushed Back To 2009 Opens in new window

Having already been moved from a Summer 2008 release to October, the Bryan Singer-directed Valkyrie has once again been moved to a February 2009 release, and presumably out of Oscar contention. More...

March 31, 2008

New Hancock, Valkyrie Stills Online Opens in new window

The latest big-screen epics from Will Smith and Tom Cruise are still months away, but you can get sneak peeks at Hancock and Valkyrie right now. More...

November 9, 2007

Trailer Bulletin: Valkyrie Opens in new window

Valkyrie isn't scheduled to reach theaters until next summer, but its first official trailer is online, and Yahoo! Movies has it! More...

October 8, 2007

Branagh Says Valkyrie Compels Despite Historical Fate Opens in new window

Bryan Singer's upcoming historical thriller Valkyrie is about the attempted assassination of Adolf Hitler. Since we know it did not succeed, it might seem like a redundant story, but costar Kenneth Branagh assured that the details make it exciting. More...

July 24, 2007

Tom Cruise Aims to Get Salty for His Next Role Opens in new window

He's already got Bryan Singer's "Valkyrie" and Robert Redford's "Lions for Lambs" on the way, but the United Artists head honcho seems to have a new gig lined up, too. More...

July 19, 2007

First Valkyrie Pic Revealed Opens in new window

The release date's still a ways off, but the first image of Tom Cruise in Valkyrie has already made its way onto the interwebs. Shooting began today in Germany, and this photo depicts Cruise with (presumably) the briefcase bomb intended for Hitler. More...

July 11, 2007

Spacey Back in "Man Of Steel"; Project Still A Ways Off? Opens in new window

Hey, it's been a few days since we took a look at the various goings-on surrounding the upcoming "Superman Returns" sequel -- but not to worry, Man of Steel fans, your news drought endeth today: Kevin Spacey will indeed be returning as non-coifed supervillain Lex Luthor. Plus, have we got new hints about Bryan Singer's busy slate? More...

July 9, 2007

When Will Singer Begin Production on "The Man of Steel"? Opens in new window

The better question is: How many projects does Bryan Singer have on his plate before he can get to the "Superman Returns" sequel? More...

June 20, 2007

Cast Update for Cruise & Singer's "Valkyrie" Opens in new window

The last time director Bryan Singer and screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie got together, the result was "The Usual Suspects." Now they're back with a war-time thriller about an assassination attempt on Adolph Hitler. More...

June 15, 2007

The Weekly Ketchup: An Early "Transformers" Reaction, "Thor" To Hit The Big Screen, The Charming New "Saw 4" Poster, And More! Opens in new window

In this week's Ketchup, an Aussie reviewer gave an enthusiastic review after an advance screening of "Transformers," that Norse god known as "Thor" will be the next superhero to get the celluloid treatment, and the "Saw 4" producers tried to gross us out with a new poster. More...

May 15, 2007

"Man of Steel" Ready to Start Next Summer? Opens in new window

Bryan Singer is working on the WWII movie "Valkyrie" before he goes into production on "Superman: The Man of Steel." However, he's got writers Dan Harris and Michael Dougherty working on the script and other producers getting things ready, so he'll be ready to go as soon as "Valkyrie" is done. More...

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