Whether it’s from a punch to the jaw or ogling women, when you cast two of the most sought after male actors in Hollywood as feuding siblings dead set on a mixed martial arts championship, odds are you’re going to turn a few heads. Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton do just that in the upcoming sports drama Warrior, directed by Gavin O’Connor. Hardy is a Marine home from war who asks his recovering alcoholic father, played by Nick Nolte, to train him for a massive fight tournament. Simultaneously, and unbeknownst to them, the pair’s estranged brother/son, played by Edgerton, is training for the same tournament.

I’ve seen Warrior and while I’m technically embargoed from publishing my thoughts, I will say this is a movie you’ll want on your radar. It doesn’t matter if you’re an MMA fan or just a fan of great drama and acting, Warrior delivers the goods. Big time. Plus it’ll make you even more excited to see Tom Hardy play Bane.

The movie opens September 9 and, for now, you can see how dedicated the actors were to their roles in these portraits by Tim Palen. They’re part of an upcoming book called The Men of Warrior but be forewarned. There’s a whole lot of man flesh after the jump. Read More »

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Apparently, 3D and nudity go together like popcorn and soda. Just ask the team behind Sex and Zen 3D, a massive blockbuster from Hong Kong that uses sex to sell the third dimension. And while that film is supposed to hit North American shores at some point, Lionsgate is also embracing the concept…and dripping blood all over its naked body.

They’ve cast Paz De La Huerta, the regularly naked star of Enter the Void and Boardwalk Empire, in Nurse 3D, a pseudo-sensual horror film directed by Douglas Aarniokoski about an average nurse who spends her nights “targeting and punishing” evil men. So think Dexter with more breasts. The film stars shooting in September for a 2012 release but Lionsgate has released a concept photo that they say will “serve as a style guide and character inspiration for all stages of filmmaking.”

The full photo, cropped above, is NSFW so be careful before clicking this link. Read More »

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