Just a day ago I talked about Seven Psychopaths, the new movie from In Bruges director Martin McDonagh, because Mickey Rourke had proclaimed McDonagh to be a ‘jerkoff’ and refused to be in the film. McDonagh “wanted a whole lot for nothing,” the actor said, so he bailed.

Everything has worked out fine, as long as I’m concerned, however. Rourke is gone, but now Woody Harrelson has taken his role, and Olga Kurylenko and Tom Waits have also signed on to the film that already featured Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell and Christopher Walken. Read More »

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So now Martin McDonagh‘s new movie only has six psychopaths. The director of In Bruges excited a few of us months back when it was revealed that he’d finally be making a new movie, and that Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken and Mickey Rourke were on board.

The picture, Seven Psychopaths, is one that McDonagh talked about a few times years ago when promoting In Bruges, and the fact that it is finally moving forward is reason to celebrate. Unless you’re Mickey Rourke, that is, who decided McDonagh wanted too much from him. He has bailed on the project, and is talking about it in characteristically undiplomatic terms. Read More »

Let’s get into character here: this fucking news is better than spending a night with a manky Dutch whore and a shitload of horse tranquilizer. In Bruges writer/director Martin McDonagh has written and will direct a film called Seven Psychopaths, and Colin Farrell is starring. Your indie heroine Megan Ellison is financing, and today at Cannes the project added Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke and Christopher Walken. Those last two sentences are my favorite things I’ve written in days. If you feel about In Bruges the way some do, with Martin McDonagh writing and directing little questions like the plot of the film probably don’t even matter. But if your curiosity gets the better of you, that info is after the break. Read More »

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