Frank Grillo Talks “The Purge: Anarchy,” Crossbones In “Captain America 3″, Wanting To Do A Comedy, And More

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In James DeMonaco’s The Purge: Anarchy, Frank Grillo plays Leo, a grieving father, who sets out on the night where all crime is legal for a 12-hour period. During this ordeal, Leo’s personal mission experiences a few bumps in the road when he is forced to rescue and protect victims of The Purge. The sequel takes place a year after the events of the first film, and reveals just how large the socio-economic gap is between those who can afford a security system during The Purge and those who cannot.

We had a chance to talk to film star Frank Grillo about his character Leo, what it was like to shoot during late nights, how the concept of the Purge came about, Captain America 3, and his response to those who are calling to him to play as The Punisher. Hit the jump to read the entire interview. [Read more...]

VidCon 2014: The Fine Brothers On Virality, Key To Online Success And Cat Videos

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The Fine Brothers Raf and Benny, creators of the “React” videos and Film/TV shows “in 7 minutes”, sat down to talk to press about their latest endevour. They are teaming up with viral superstars Grumpy Cat and other YouTubers for The Friskies. Cat food company Friskies will celebrate online cat videos by running a contest were people can submit their cats to be the next online sensation. After the YouTuber panelists select finalists, The Fine brothers will show the final videos to kids in a special “Kids React” video and have them determine the winning cat.

At VidCon 2014, they shared a little more about their involvement with the contest, how they got their start and what they think the keys are to viral success. More after the jump.

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VidCon 2014: Andy Signore Talks Honest Trailers

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Andy Signore, creator of Honest Trailers and VP of programming of channels for Defy Media and Screen Junkies talked to Movie Viral over at the YouTube culture centric VidCon 2014.  We caught up with the online video creator to talk about the VVRU fave, reception to his videos and about the con itself. Check out what he had to sat after the jump.

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Seth MacFarlane And Charlize Theron Talk The ‘Million Ways’ They Almost Died In The West, Working With Neeson And Filmmaking

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Seth MacFarlane and Charlize Theron sat down with press to talk about the Ted director’s latest picture A Million Ways to Die in the West. The pair star as Albert and Anna, two misfits in a dangerous world they don’t understand and have to survive using wit sometimes more than brawn. They talked about portraying forward thinkers in the West, working on a western, shooting and anecdotes about their co-stars. Hit the jump for more.

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Jon Hamm Talks “Million Dollar Arm”, Working In India, Ratings Limitations, And More

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Million Dollar Arm tells the true story of sports agent JB Bernstein, who uses a talent show gimmick in India to find the latest baseball talent in an effort to save his failing sports agency. Jon Hamm plays as the real-life Bernstein, who ends up finding the talent he needs to save his agency, but ultimately learns a much bigger lesson in life.

During the film’s press conference, Hamm talked about researching for his role, the difference between playing as JB Bernstein and Don Draper, the pressures of playing a real-life person, working on location in India, and much more. Hit the jump to see what he had to say. [Read more...]

Sam Claflin Talks “The Quiet Ones”, Working With Jared Harris, Directing, And More

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Sam Claflin (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) stars in The Quiet Ones, the latest horror flick from Hammer films.  In the film he plays Brian, a quiet and shy Oxford student who is chosen by a professor (Jared Harris) to document the study of science and the paranormal.  We recently sat down with the actor during their press tour to talk about what it was like to be a temporary director, how he gets his inspiration, working with alongside Jared Harris and Olivia Cook, some of his favorite horror films, and more.  Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

Jared Harris Talks “The Quiet Ones”, Researching The Role Of The Character, The Supernatural, “Mad Men”, And More

 

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In The Quiet Ones Jared Harris plays an English professor who educates university students on the paranormal and supernatural.  Set in the 60s, the professor is determined to prove that there is a scientific explanation for the seemingly supernaturally possessed Jane Harper (Olivia Cooke).  In our roundtable interview, the Mad Men star talks about shooting the film, the sets, social skills, character inspiration, and more.  Hit the jump to read our interview. [Read more...]

Olivia Cooke Talks “The Quiet Ones”, Scarring Sam Claflin, Singing Moulin Rouge, “Bates Motel”, And More

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Olivia Cookie is barely 20, but she is already making a name for herself in the industry.  The humble actress is the star of The Quiet Ones.  In the film she plays Jane Harper, a depressed young woman who can’t remember her past, and is believed to be possessed by evil.  We recently sat down with the actress for a roundtable interview where she talked playing a character with multiple personalities, singing Moulin Rouge, her favorite horror films, Bates Motel, and more. [Read more...]

“The Quiet Ones” John Pogue Talks Sound Design, Inspiration, Favorite Horror Movies, And More

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Inspired by true events, The Quiet Ones is inspired by The Philip Experiments that were conducted in the 60s and 70s.  John Pogue (writer of U.S. Marshalls, Rollerball, The Skulls,) wrote and directed the horror flick which stars Sam Claflin, Jared Harris, Olivia Cooke, and more.  We recently were invited to roundtable interviews for the film where we talked about the true events that inspired the film, the sound design, how tension was created, violence porn, and his favorite horror films.  Hit the jump to check out our interview. [Read more...]

Top 5 Things We Learned About “Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes” At WonderCon 2014 Press Conference

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On Saturday, Matt Reeves, Keri Russell, Gary Oldman, and returning star Andy Serkis stopped by for a press conference to promote Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes during Wondercon. During their press tour, they talked about their connection to the original film, how the human characters have evolved in the aftermath of the virus outbreak, the shaky relationship between the humans and apes, and more. So hit the jump to read the five things we learned about the film. [Read more...]