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Jessica Pressler in her profile, “The Full Tatum,” in GQ Magazine got to spend some quality time with the star of The Eagle. Read all about their strange desert adventure. And also check out the
ROGER EBERT ON THE EAGLE: “RIPSNORTING ADVENTURE”
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In his review of Kevin MacDonald’s The Eagle, Roger Ebert seemed to totally get the cinematic fun of this Roman adventure: The Eagle is a rip-snorting adventure tale of the sort made before CGI, 3-D and alphabet soup in general took the fun out of moviegoing. So much does it evoke th
CHANNING TATUM TO LA TIMES: “INSANE WHAT THESE GUYS DID”
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In the Los Angeles Times, Steven Zeitchik speaks with Channing Tatum for his jokingly titled profile, “The Eagle: Channing Tatum knows he’s ‘never going to be the best actor’ Zeitchik reviews his past, growing up in Alabama and getting his break in a Ricky Martin video, before discussing how he prepped
CHANNING TATUM GOES TO HARVARD
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Hayley C. Cuccinello of The Harvard Crimson recently sat down with Channing Tatum, the star of Kevin MacDonald’s adventure The Eagle, to talk about his film and his career. The conversation touches on a lot of the army roles the actor has taken on. In his interview, Tatum confesses a real admiration for soldiers–– both in general and in particular for
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This is Donald Sutherland’s time. His new film The Eagle, in which he plays Channing Tatum’s sage aristocratic uncle, is about to come out and he had just gotten his Hollywood star. In the Los Angeles Times Susan King salutes the Hollywood great in her piece “
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In online version of the San Francisco Chronicle, SF Gate, Michael Ordoña spoke to Jamie Bell, Channing Tatum’s co-star in The Eagle, for his piece “Jamie Bell: Billy Elliot' trades shoes for sword.” The young actor who made a name for himself by playing the working-class dancer in Billy
LA TIMES: PUTTING THE ACCENT ON THE EAGLE
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Accents are also important in period pieces, but in ancient Roman films they take on a more assertive tone. In The Los Angeles Times’ piece “Working Hollywood: Morag Stewart on The Eagle," Susan King examines a little talked about tongue, the use of Scottish Gaelic in film. King speaks with Morag Stewart, who was recruited to
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In case you missed it, Chaning Tatum was on Ellen. Besides talking about promoting his film The Eagle, Tatum got to review some of his notable modeling work with Ellen. Check it out yourself.  
TUNE IN FRIDAY: CHANNING TATUM ON ELLEN
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Fun ahead. Tune in on Friday February 4 to catch the star of The Eagle on Ellen. The last time he and Ellen got together, he gave her a lap dance.
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In a recent interview in MovieWeb.com, The Eagle director Kevin MacDonald talks about making the Roman epic. In one part he reveals some of his suprising cinematic influences. …lets make it exciting, but make the jeopardy about the few individuals, or the two main individuals and what they had to go through. So the model in a way was the c
THE EAGLE’S DONALD SUTHERLAND GETS HIS HOLLYWOOD STAR
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Of course, Donald Sutherland, who will be appearing in The Eagle, will always be a star in our minds. But it’s great they made it official. Today, with over 120 films to his name, the 75-year-old star became the 2,430th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Keeping it in the family, Sutherland’s star will be right next to that of his son Kiefer Sutherland. His son couldn't be there, but he had actor Colin Farrell read a letter in which Kiefer Sutherland expressed: "I selfishly wante...
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About.com has posted its “2011 Action Movie Profile.” In its rock’em, sock’em pics for this new year, About.com’s Rebecca Murray has listed (of course) Kevin MacDonald’s The Eagle and Joe Wright’s Hanna. If you want a more sedate approach to action, you can also read Rosemary Sutcliff’s n
BBC LOOKS FORWARD TO THE EAGLE
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At the end of the year, Neil Smith of the BBC looks forward to the next year, picking the films that audiences should look forward to. Of course, they are looking forward to The Eagle, in “US actor Channing Tatum and Billy Elliot's Jamie Bell - both using their natural accents - play master and servant in this gritty saga from Scottish director Kevin Macdonald.”
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The release of The Eagle, Focus Features' Roman adventure movie starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell, is still a few months away (it comes out February 11, 2011), but a lucky few in the UK can get an early insight into the movie. This weekend, the director of The Eagle, Kevin Macdonald, will be discussing his forthcoming film at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in England as part of a panel discussion entitled "
FOCUS FEATURES’ SLATE SET TO CONQUER 2011
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We may be just starting summer 2010, but Focus Features is ready for next year.  Focus Features officially announced four films to be released in 2011. First up is Kevin Macdonald’s Eagle of the Ninth, which is due out on February 11. Set in 140 AD, centurion Marcus Aquila (Channing Tatum) teams up with his freed British slave Esca (Jamie Bell) to travel beyond the known world to solve the mystery of the Ninth Legion, a troop of soldiers led by Aquilla&rs
A PROPHET'S TAHAR RAHIM ON EAGLE OF THE NINTH
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Tahar Rahim, the star of Jacques Audiar's prison/crime saga A Prophet has been getting lots of attention of late. Not only did he win two Cesars last week (one for best actor and one for most promising actor), he's been popping up in article after article by people who've just discovered him. Chris Lee's recent post "Is A Prophet's Tahar Rahim the next Al Pacino?" on the Los A
KEVIN MACDONALD TALKS THE EAGLE OF THE NINTH
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Kevin Macdonald, director of Focus Features' upcoming The Eagle of The Ninth, has talked to The Times of London about and politics, accents and the politics of accents in the Roman adventure movie. Here are some quotes from his conversation with The Times' Mike Wade:  - “It was always my concept for this film that the Romans wou
EW HAS FIRST LOOK AT EAGLE OF THE NINTH
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Entertainment Weekly focuses their "First Look" feature this week on The Eagle of the Ninth, with some stunning pictures of Kevin Macdonald's roman epic.  In addition to recounting the now famous story of the burnt penis, Channing Tatum also talked a bit about the film: “It’s almost like an old western, like The Searchers,”
DETAILS: TATUM CHANNING RE"MEMBERS" THE EAGLE OF THE NINTH
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In the new issue of Details, Craig Marcus catches up with the muscular star Channing Tatum to talk about Los Angeles, his life, a YouTube video called Channing Tatum got fat!, and shooting The Eagle of the Ninth: