All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Captain Phillips’

Barkhad Abdi: ‘Captain Phillips’ Star Stopped From Re-Entering US Over Criminal History

Actor Barkhad Abdi is set to meet with the United States customs officials for a hearing after he was detained at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on February 17. The actor had just come back from London where he received a Best Actor in a Supporting Role award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) for his …

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Barkhad Abdi May Be An Oscar Nominee, But He Did Not Become Rich

Anyone that has been following the recent awards season is clearly aware of the name Barkhad Abdi, the Somali-American actor who became a household name through his role in Captain Phillips. Despite the fact that he was nominated for every major award, including the Oscars, for his best supporting actor role in the film, Barkhad Abdi is struggling to make …

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Maersk Alabama: 2 Found Dead Aboard Ship

Mark Kennedy and Jeffrey Reynolds, both 44, were found dead in one of the cabins of Maersk Alabama on Tuesday. The ship was docked in Seychelles’ Port Victoria. The two bodies were discovered by one of their colleagues who checked in on them on Tuesday afternoon. The Maersk Alabama is famous, as it is the ship in the 2013 movie …

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Complete Oscar 2014 Nomination List

The much anticipated nominations were finally announced at 5:38 a.m. at the Academy’s Beverly Hills headquarters. Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences prexy Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Chris Hemsworth made the announcement. Balloting runs from Feb. 14-25. The award show will be held at the Dolby Theatre March 2 on ABC. BEST PICTURE “12 Years a Slave” “American Hustle” …

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Golden Globes Nomination List 2014

Here it is, folks! The official 2014 Golden Globes Nomination list. Read to see who is leading the list of nominations here. Best Motion Picture, Drama 12 Years a Slave Captain Phillips Gravity Philomena Rush Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy American Hustle Her Inside Llewyn Davis Nebraska The Wolf of Wall Street Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama …

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Gravity Can’t Be Held Down At The Weekend Box Office

Overall it was a strong weekend for the adults, as for the second weekend in a row, Alfonso Cuaron’s space drama, Gravity, takes the number one spot at the box office followed by Tom Hanks’ high sea drama Captain Phillips. Rory Bruer, head of distribution for Sony Pictures, tells Sacbee.com “We think the success of ‘Gravity’ will also bode well …

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Tom Hanks “Graduates” to Type 2 Diabetes

During his Monday night guest spot on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” actor Tom Hanks revealed that he’s been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes – and that weight fluctuations for on-screen roles may have been a contributing factor. Hanks once put on 30 pounds for his role in “A League of Their Own,” and lost 55 while playing character …

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Tom Hanks Reveals He Has Type 2 Diabetes

Tom Hanks sat down with David Letterman recently for an interview and to promote “Captain Phillips”, and revealed that he’s currently battling Type 2 diabetes. The actor/director says he’s lost some weight, but he’s still not where his doctor would like him to be. “My doctor said, “Look, if you can weigh as much as you did in high school, …

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New Captain Phillips Trailer Shows Tom Hanks Taking on Pirates

When the Maersk Alabama was boarded off the coast of Somalia in 2009, the events that followed read just like an action or thriller movie. Pirates, a defiant crew, both seaman and pirate hostages, an escape attempt, and a final, dire end to the pirates at the hands of U.S. Navy SEAL snipers. That story will now, finally, be told …

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