Posts Tagged Movies

Bible stories and thrillers make Morocco filming choice

In this photo dated Sept. 25, 2014 actor Tom Cruise drives a BMW covered with cameras during the shooting of a scene for Mission Impossible filmed in Rabat, Morocco. It has been a banner year for filming in Morocco with more money spent by foreign film productions in the country in 2014 than in the past five years put together, as it rides on its reputation for stability and exotic locales. (AP Photo/ Paul Schemm)

OUARZAZATE, Morocco (AP) — “QUIET!” The cry rings out in English, French and Arabic across the cobblestoned streets of Jerusalem, as filming begins for a scene in the series “A.D. The Bible Continues.”

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‘Most dangerous movie ever made’ charges into theaters

This photo provided by Drafthouse Films and Olive Films shows a scene from the film, “Roar," with actor John Marshall surrounded by lions. The movie is releasing in U.S. theaters for the first time on April 17, 2015.  (Drafthouse Films/Olive Films via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “No animals were harmed during the making of ‘Roar.’ But 70 members of the cast and crew were.” So claims a trailer for the theatrical re-release of a little-seen 1981 adventure film starring Tippi Hedren, daughter Melanie Griffith and 150 lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars and elephants.

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Tribute song for Paul Walker hits No. 1 on Billboard chart

In this May 7, 2013 file photo, actor Paul Walker arrives for the World Premiere of "Fast & Furious 6," in central London. Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s song, “See You Again,” a tribute to Walker, hit No.1 on Billboard Hot 100’s chart this week. It is featured on the “Furious 7” soundtrack, which debuted at No.1 on Billboard’s 200 albums chart this week. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Walker is not only being remembered onscreen, but in music too: The tribute song for him, “See You Again,” hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart Thursday.

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New Pacquiao film shows how poor boy grew up to be champion

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In a story April 15, The Associated Press reported that a film on the childhood of boxer Manny Pacquiao was produced by independent filmmaker Ten17P. It was co-produced by Ten17P and Star Cinema.

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Manny Pacquiao fights back at Mayweather’s “reckless” jabs

Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, raises his arms after his workout in front of reporters and photographers Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a welterweight boxing match in Las Vegas on May 2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao intends to put on a show when he faces Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2 1/2 weeks.

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