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Obviously: Michael Caine Confirmed For Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 3, 2013 3:37 PM
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Well, this is hardly news for anyone who is keeping up with their Christopher Nolan news, because it was teased last summer. "He's got to go on, he's got some other idea, and I'm in it!" Michael Caine said, when asked about Nolan's next film during press rounds for "The Dark Knight Rises." "I've been in everything he's done since he's been in Hollywood. We're each others' good luck charms." Well, that rabbit's foot will back on the set.

Michael Caine & Ben Kingsley Join Kate Beckinsale & Jim Sturgess In 'Eliza Graves'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • April 12, 2013 12:14 PM
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Originally announced three years ago with “Paranormal Activity” director Oren Peli at the helm, the long-brewing Edgar Allan Poe-inspired project “Eliza Graves” is now moving forward with “The Machinist” helmer Brad Anderson in the director’s chair. And he’s added two big names to appear alongside Kate Beckinsale and Jim Sturgess.

First Images & Poster From Michael Caine Vehicle 'Mr. Morgan's Last Love,' Hans Zimmer To Score Film

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • March 22, 2013 3:52 PM
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Michael Caine routinely threatens retirement, and there's always the possibility that his next film will be his last (especially after the actor turned 80 last week; read our pick of his best performances here), but frankly we don't see it coming any time soon, nor can we imagine him ever saying no to Christopher Nolan. As well as Louis Leterrier's "Now You See Me," Caine has Sandra Nettelbeck's ("Mostly Martha," "Helen") "Mr. Morgan's Last Love" set for release in 2013, and now we have some new posters, images and one very interesting new update about the project

Michael Caine: The 10 Best Performances

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • March 14, 2013 3:54 PM
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When asked what he thought about "Jaws: The Revenge," Michael Caine (born Maurice Micklewhite in London on March 14, 1933) famously said, “I have never seen it, but by all accounts it is terrible. However, I have seen the house that it built, and it is terrific.” That would seem to give the impression that Michael Caine's career choices have often been driven by paychecks, but that would be a false one. While he's done his fair share of bill-paying, the prolific British actor has, across a fifty-year career, remained one of the best-loved and most enduring stars we have, as well as a wonderful -- and all too often underrated -- actor.

Quentin Tarantino Says He & Johnny Depp Would Love To Work Together; His Wishlist Includes Meryl Streep & Michael Caine

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • December 30, 2012 10:44 AM
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Quentin Tarantino has a stable of familiar actors he works with, but for his latest film, "Django Unchained," the director switched it up, casting two actors he's never worked with before for prominent roles: Jamie Foxx as the lead and Leonardo DiCaprio as the villain (arguably there are lots of new faces including Kerry Washington, Don Johnson and more).

Watch: Michael Caine Reveals Alfred's Backstory In 'The Dark Knight' Trilogy, Compares Christopher Nolan To David Lean

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 21, 2012 11:38 AM
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"The Dark Knight Rises" may be on home video for your viewing pleasure, with plenty to dig into among the extras, but that doesn't mean there still isn't more to discover about the film. The promotion for the movie continues and over at the Warner Bros. UK YouTube channel, they've thrown up an interview with Michael Caine (aka Alfred) and there are some choice revelations that will please diehard fans.

Michael Caine Says, Yes, Alfred Really Did See Bruce Wayne & Selina Kyle At The End Of 'The Dark Knight Rises'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 5, 2012 12:44 PM
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Perhaps the open ending of "Inception" is to blame, but for whatever reason, a segment of audiences seemed to be baffled by the conclusion of this summer's "The Dark Knight Rises." At least one blogger surmised that Bruce Wayne was actually dead at the end of the film, and when Alfred looks up in an Italian cafe and sees him along with Selina Kyle, leading a new, quiet and happy life, it's his imagination (or something). But just like he did for "Inception," Caine has put all conjecture to rest about what those final moments really mean.

Watch: Trailer For Magician Heist Movie 'Now You See Me,' With Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson & Mark Ruffalo

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • November 16, 2012 7:41 PM
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Next summer is, as usual, going to be competitive; there's the usual mix of superhero sequels ("Iron Man 3," "The Wolverine"), animated sequels ("Monsters University,""Despicable Me 2"), R-rated comedy sequels ("The Hangover Part III") and just general sequels ("Star Trek Into Darkness," "Fast & Furious 6," "Kick-Ass 2"). As such, original fare is going to have a trickier time of it, but Summit is getting started early with their magician heist movie "Now You See Me," debuting a trailer in front of their golden goose "Twilight" this weekend.

What Worked & What Didn't In 'The Dark Knight Rises'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • July 23, 2012 3:20 PM
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Over an unexpected and sad weekend, "The Dark Knight Rises," a film anticipated by millions for several years at this point, finally came to theaters. And judging by the film's opening weekend, thought to be around $160 million and the biggest ever for a 2D film, most of you caught it this weekend, unbowed by the sad events of early Friday morning in Colorado.

Before The Bat: The Best Performances Of The Cast Of 'The Dark Knight Rises'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • July 21, 2012 10:00 AM
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At this point in time, Christopher Nolan must have actors lining up around the block to work with him. For someone who works, these days, on the scale he's accustomed to, for all the spectacle he puts on screen, he also doesn't forget to draw out stunning performances from his actors, from Guy Pearce's indelible turn in "Memento" to Heath Ledger's Oscar-winning Joker in "The Dark Knight."

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