HOLLYWOOD — Richard Gere is still going strong at 64. February will bring him to theaters in “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2,” with Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith, and later next year in “Franny,” with Theo James and Dakota Fanning. Gere currently is shooting “Time Out of Mind” on the streets of New York with Kyra Sedgwick (“The Closer”), in which they both play homeless people.
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Amidst all the talk and plans for his upcoming wedding, George Clooney has picked his next two projects. Autumn will find him shooting “Hail Caesar” for the Coen brothers, about a 1950s movie studio string-puller. Clooney’s next film in theaters is “Tomorrowland,” which Disney will release in May.
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Ben Affleck’s new film, “Gone Girl,” with Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris and Tyler Perry comes out in October.
He’s currently before the cameras filming the May 2016 release of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Affleck is reprising his 2003 “Batman” role as Bruce Wayne/Batman.
Henry Cavill again is Clark Kent/Superman, Amy Adams is Lois Lane, Laurence Fishburne is Perry White, Diane Lane is Martha Kent (Clark’s adoptive mother), Jesse Eisenberg is Lex Luthor and Jeremy Irons assumes the role of Alfred, Batman’s butler, best friend and mentor.
The new Wonder Woman will be Israeli actress
and supermodel Gal Gardot, who was Gisele Harabo in “The Fast & the Furious” film series.
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