Movie News: Bradley Cooper Jokes About Fake 'American Sniper' Baby; Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo Head Off-Broadway in 'Othello'

Movie News: Bradley Cooper Jokes About Fake 'American Sniper' Baby; Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo Head Off-Broadway in 'Othello'

Oct 20, 2015

American Sniper

American Sniper: Last year, Bradley Cooper starred in American Sniper, which came under fire because of a brief moment featuring an artificial baby. Now the actor can laugh about the scene and the furor it raised. In an appearance on the talk show Ellen, he admitted he "couldn't believe that we were working with a plastic baby...I was just, like, this is nuts." Watch the full clip to hear Cooper's impression of director Clint Eastwood, too. [THR]

 

SPECTRE / Selma

Othello: Daniel Craig (SPECTRE) and David Oyelowo (Selma) will appear together in an Off-Broadway production of William Shakespeare's Othello. Oyelowo will star in the titular role, while Craig will portray the villain, Iago. Plans now are to stage the play in a theater that seats 199 people for a limited run in the fall of 2016. Tony Award-winner Sam Gold will direct. [New York Times]

 

Judy Greer / Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

War for the Planet of the Apes: Judy Greer will reprise her role as Cornelia (above) in War for the Planet of the Apes, which is now in production. She will appear opposite Andy Serkis, who is reprising his role as Caesar, the leader of the apes and husband to Cornelia. Also newly announced to return is Karin Konoval as the orangutan Maurice. Woody Harrelson will play a human villain in the movie, which is set for release on July 14, 2017. [THR]

 

Our Brand Is Crisis

Our Brand Is Crisis Clip: In a new clip from Our Brand Is Crisis, political consultant Sandra Bullock expounds energetically on her plan to win an election in South America. Billy Bob Thornton, Zoe Kazan (who also appears in the clip as Bullock's assistant), Anthony Mackie, and Joaquim de Almeida also star; the movie opens on October 30. [Movieclips]

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