John Hurt

Natalie Portman's Jacqueline Kennedy mourns JFK in first Jackie trailer

Chilean director Pablo Larraín has made a considerable splash on the festival circuit with his first English-language film, Jackie, and now audiences can finally catch an extended look at the upcoming drama, as the first trailer for the Natalie Portman-starring biopic debuted online Wednesday.

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Jackie set for U.S. premiere at the New York Film Festival

Following a successful tour of film festivals around the world, including high-profile stops in Venice and Toronto, Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín’s Jacqueline Kennedy biopic, Jackie, will have its U.S. premiere as part of the 54th New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Tuesday morning. 

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Jackie reviews: Natalie Portman stuns in complex Jacqueline Kennedy biopic

After spending the better part of the last decade prepping for the release of her feature directorial debut, Natalie Portman is once again making waves in front of the camera in a major way, playing one of the most iconic women of the modern era, Jacqueline Kennedy Onasis, in the new Pablo Larraín drama Jackie

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John Hurt diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

John Hurt has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

“I have always been open about the way in which I conduct my life, and in that spirit I would like to make a statement,” Hurt wrote on his website. “I have recently been diagnosed with early stage pancreatic cancer. I am undergoing treatment and am more than optimistic about a satisfactory outcome, as indeed is the medical team.”

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John Hurt joins Guillermo del Toro's 'The Strain' pilot


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John Hurt has joined the cast of The Strain, the upcoming FX pilot based on the vampire novel trilogy by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. The 73-year-old British actor, who previously worked with del Toro on 2004’s Hellboy, will play holocaust survivor and professor Abraham Setrakian.

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