Sylvester Stallone ditches jet-black locks for natural grey hair

Sylvester Stallone has ditched the jet-black hair dye and finally embraced his natural grey hair.The 73-year-old debuted the new ‘do in a video on Instagram on Tuesday and showcased his silver hair and beard while delivering an empowering message to hi…

Sylvester Stallone has ditched the jet-black hair dye and finally embraced his natural grey hair.

The 73-year-old debuted the new ‘do in a video on Instagram on Tuesday and showcased his silver hair and beard while delivering an empowering message to his 11.7 million followers.

“Keep punching my friends,” Stallone said while travelling in the back of a car. “Sometimes I wake up I feel like doing nothing. Just relaxing. Just very true. If anyone says different, they’re lying – it’s human nature. Then you roll over, get a little mad at yourself, and realise to get anywhere you’ve got to make a deposit in the GOAL BANK. So, I’ll go back to my favourite phrase and do it!!”

Stallone originally planned to follow in the footsteps of his hairdresser father before he became a Hollywood star, and hairstylist Michelle Pugh told People back in 2017 that The Expendables star has even coloured the hair of his three daughters.

“He coloured Sistine and Sophia’s hair blonde when they were younger, and Scarlet had some lightening he had done on her a few months back. He is very much the stamp of approval on whether or not we’ve done a good job,” she shared.

Fans were supportive of Stallone’s hair transformation, with one commenting: “Proud of you with the silver hair,” while another wrote, “Stay true to the grey!! Looks good on ya!”

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January Jones collaborates with Pair of Thieves on capsule collection

January Jones has teamed up with apparel brand Pair of Thieves for a capsule collection of intimates.The Mad Men star announced the collaboration on Wednesday by sharing racy snaps of her modelling items from the six-piece line on Instagram as well as …

January Jones has teamed up with apparel brand Pair of Thieves for a capsule collection of intimates.

The Mad Men star announced the collaboration on Wednesday by sharing racy snaps of her modelling items from the six-piece line on Instagram as well as a cheeky video which sees her transform from a cosy outfit into an all-black look complete with fishnet socks.

“I designed a special collection of intimates with my friends at @pairofthieves ‘to take you from a cozy cabin to the pole, and everywhere in BUTTWEEN’ avail on their website (sic)!!” the 42-year-old wrote in the caption.

The two-time Golden Globe nominee also joked in a statement accompanying news of the collection that it was “perfectly fitting for all occasions: from crosswords to safewords.”

January’s Cozy Collection, which was inspired by “old school long johns”, is a comfortable line of loungewear, featuring cotton socks, waffle boxers and a matching tank top, while her Sleek Peek Collection includes racier intimates, such as a black bralette, matching bike shorts and knee-high fishnet socks.

In the pictures for her Pair of Thieves capsule, she channels her Mad Men character Betty Draper for the ’50s-style shots, posing in pieces from the Sleek Peek line while talking on a vintage red phone and surrounded by matching red furniture.

Prices for the January Jones x Pair of Thieves collection range from $20 (£15) to $35 (£27) and is available to buy on pairofthieves.com.

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Dean-Charles Chapman requested 1917 character wore rings

Dean-Charles Chapman asked the costume department on 1917 if his character could wear rings because he was inspired by a real-life soldier.The Game of Thrones actor plays Lance Corporal Blake in Sam Mendes’ new war movie, which follows two soldiers a…

Dean-Charles Chapman asked the costume department on 1917 if his character could wear rings because he was inspired by a real-life soldier.

The Game of Thrones actor plays Lance Corporal Blake in Sam Mendes’ new war movie, which follows two soldiers as they have to cross enemy territory in northern France to deliver a warning which could save 1,600 men during the First World War.

While preparing for the shoot, Chapman came across a bunch of photographs of soldiers and he was particularly taken by the look of one, and he asked if he could incorporate some details into his character’s wardrobe.

“In the costume department back in Shepperton Studios, there was this big wall of photographs and on the wall, there was this picture of three soldiers and all three were completely different types of characters,” he recalled at a London press conference. “There was one, in particular, that was just so relaxed, leaning up against a truck, all his jacket was undone and half his shirt was hanging off, and he had two rings, one on his ring finger and one on his little finger and that sort of relaxed mannerism, and I thought, ‘I like it’. So, I made Blake wear a middle ring and a little pinky (ring)… and I nicked it actually from set and I’ve got it in my bedroom.”

While researching the part, the 22-year-old read a book called The Western Front Diaries, comprised of diary entries from soldiers in the First World War, and he discovered an entry by his great-great-grandfather.

“(The entry) talks about the First World War, how he was part of the cavalry, he got shot and was wounded in No Man’s Land and survived out there for four days,” he explained. “He ended up surviving the war and working in the first poppy factory in Richmond in London. So, I read that to get in the right headspace before stepping onto set.”

1917, which recently won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Drama, is now in cinemas.

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Taron Egerton thanks Elton John after winning Golden Globe for Rocketman

Taron Egerton touchingly thanked Elton John after he won a Golden Globe for his role as the music icon in Rocketman.The actor beat the likes of Eddie Murphy, Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Craig, and Roman Griffin Davis to pick up the Best Actor in a Musica…

Taron Egerton touchingly thanked Elton John after he won a Golden Globe for his role as the music icon in Rocketman.

The actor beat the likes of Eddie Murphy, Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Craig, and Roman Griffin Davis to pick up the Best Actor in a Musical/Comedy accolade at the star-studded ceremony on Sunday, and looked stunned when his name was called out.

“I really wish I’d written something,” he said, as he became emotional on stage. “I’m so honoured to be nominated alongside a bunch of legitimate icons.”

Taron went on to thank Elton’s husband, David Furnish, for believing “I could play your husband”, and said the lead part in Dexter Fletcher’s musical drama has “changed my life”.

“It’s been the best experience of my life,” the 30-year-old continued, before directly addressing the Tiny Dancer hitmaker in the audience. “To Elton John, thank you for the music, for living a life less ordinary and thank you for being my friend.”

The star, who attended the Golden Globes with his family, including his little sisters Mari and Rosie, finished his speech by dedicating the accolade to his mother.

“My mother is in the room somewhere. This is for you, mam,” he sweetly added.

Taron’s win was the second award of the night for Rocketman, after Elton and his songwriting partner Bernie Taupin won the honour for Best Original Song, I’m Gonna Love Me Again, for the critically-acclaimed movie.

Elton’s husband David, who served as producer on the rock biopic, later took to Instagram to pay tribute to Taron, and thanked officials at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for acknowledging the Welshman.

“Taron so richly deserves this accolade. He worked b**ody hard and showed extraordinary courage stepping into Elton’s formidable platform boots. He truly brought Elton’s indomitable spirit to life and made his and Bernie’s songs soar,” he gushed.

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Teri Hatcher ‘finally comfortable’ with her body

Teri Hatcher feels better than ever at the age of 55 as she’s “finally figured out how to be comfortable in my own skin”.The Desperate Housewives star took to Instagram earlier this week to show off her taut physique, after taking part in an eight-week…

Teri Hatcher feels better than ever at the age of 55 as she’s “finally figured out how to be comfortable in my own skin”.

The Desperate Housewives star took to Instagram earlier this week to show off her taut physique, after taking part in an eight-week fitness programme ahead of her 55th birthday.

“Exercise has become a source of wellbeing, not a means to look good naked,” she captioned the filter-free bikini shots. “This is my truth and being in this 55-year-old body actually feels liberating. I’ve finally figured out how to be comfortable in my own skin.”

Teri went to explain that she still has her struggles with body confidence, but insisted she is grateful for her health as she gets older.

“Age allows you to be clear on your purpose and cherish who and what you are grateful for,” the mother-of-one added. “You have enough age to see the miracle of life and enough youth to revel in that knowledge. You can be vulnerable and strong at the same time. You can forgive others and yourself.”

And while the actress noted that she might not ever wear a bikini again, she wants her body positivity journey to help others who are struggling to find their confidence.

“Mostly, you know to make the most of every moment. For me, that is sharing joy, positivity, (and the) knowledge I’ve gained through experience both successes and failures, and helping to lift others up,” she wrote. “Sharing myself in a bikini (which I may or may not ever wear again) is me. Being open to others, open to life.”

Concluding her empowering post, the Golden Globe winner urged her followers to “be strong enough to be vulnerable”.

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The Irishman and Marriage Story help Netflix lead Golden Globe nominations

Netflix led the 2020 Golden Globe nominations on Monday, with its films The Irishman and Marriage Story contributing to the streaming service earning a staggering 34 nods.Marriage Story topped the list with six nominations – including nods for Scarlett…

Netflix led the 2020 Golden Globe nominations on Monday, with its films The Irishman and Marriage Story contributing to the streaming service earning a staggering 34 nods.

Marriage Story topped the list with six nominations – including nods for Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, and Laura Dern – while Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman was hot on its tail with five. Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, meanwhile, was nominated for four gongs.

Both Scorsese’s mob drama and Tarantino’s star-studded movie epic earned nominations for their directors, while The Irishman is up for the Best Picture – Drama gong and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will battle it out for the Best Picture – Comedy/Musical prize.

The Irishman stars Al Pacino and Joe Pesci are both nominated for the Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture category, alongside Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’s Brad Pitt, while the Netflix film’s screenplay by Steven Zaillian is also up for an award – but will have to beat Tarantino to take home that gong.

Leonardo DiCaprio will battle it out for the Best Actor – Comedy/Musical for his role in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, against Daniel Craig for Knives Out, Roman Griffin Davis for Jojo Rabbit, Taron Egerton for Rocketman, and Eddie Murphy for Dolemite Is My Name.

Renee Zellweger earned herself a nod in the Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama category for her role as Judy Garland in Judy, while Saoirse Ronan is nominated for Little Women, Charlize Theron for Bombshell, and British actress Cynthia Erivo for Harriet.

Christian Bale received a nod in the Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama category for Ford v Ferrari, opposite Antonio Banderas for Pain and Glory, Joaquin Phoenix for Joker, Jonathan Pryce for The Two Popes, and Driver for Marriage Story.

Cate Blanchett is up for the Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical/Comedy prize for her role in Where’d You Go Bernadette, alongside Awkwafina for The Farewell, Ana de Armas for Knives Out, Beanie Feldstein for Booksmart, and Emma Thompson for Late Night.

Beyonce and Taylor Swift will be fighting for the Original Song award, thanks to their respective tunes Spirit, from The Lion King, and Beautiful Ghosts, from Cats. They also have tough competition from Frozen II ballad Into the Unknown, Stand Up from Harriet – written and performed by its lead actress Erivo – and (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again from Rocketman.

Over on the television front, Sacha Baron Cohen is up for the TV Movie or Limited Series Actor gong for his role in The Spy, alongside Russell Crowe for The Loudest Voice, Jared Harris for Chernobyl, Sam Rockwell for Fosse/Verdon, and Christopher Abbot for Catch-22. Rockwell’s Fosse/Verdon co-star Michelle Williams is nominated in the TV Movie or Limited Series Actress category for her role in the series but will have to beat Helen Mirren for Catherine the Great, Joey King for The Act, and Kaitlyn Dever and Merritt Wever for Netflix series Unbelievable.

British stars were also out in force in the nominations list, with Jodie Comer and Killing Eve nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama and Best Television Series – Drama, respectively. The Crown also saw Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter, and Tobias Menzies nominated.

And Phoebe Waller-Bridge continued her huge success with her series Fleabag being nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy, Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, and Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Andrew Scott.

The nominations were announced by Tim Allen, Dakota Fanning, and Susan Kelechi Watson at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday morning.

Tom Hanks was previously announced as the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

The 2020 Golden Globes, hosted for the fifth time by Ricky Gervais, will take place on 5 January.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Best Motion Picture – Drama

1917

The Irishman

Joker

Marriage Story

The Two Popes

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Dolemite Is My Name

Jojo Rabbit

Knives Out

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Rocketman

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Christian Bale, Ford v Ferrari

Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory

Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

Charlize Theron, Bombshell

Renee Zellweger, Judy

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Daniel Craig, Knives Out

Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Taron Egerton, Rocketman

Roman Griffin Davis, Jojo Rabbit

Eddie Murphy, Dolemite Is My Name

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Ana de Armas, Knives Out

Cate Blanchett, Where’d You Go Bernadette?

Beanie Feldstein, Booksmart

Emma Thompson, Late Night

Awkwafina, The Farewell

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes

Al Pacino, The Irishman

Joe Pesci, The Irishman

Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell

Annette Bening, The Report

Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers

Margot Robbie, Bombshell

Best Director – Motion Picture

Bong Joon Ho, Parasite

Sam Mendes, 1917

Todd Phillips, Joker

Martin Scorsese, The Irishman

Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story

Bong Joon Ho & Jin Won Han, Parasite

Anthony McCarten, The Two Popes

Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Steven Zaillian, The Irishman

Best Motion Picture – Animated

Frozen II

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Missing Link

Toy Story 4

Lion King

Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language

The Farewell

Les Miserables

Pain and Glory

Parasite

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Best Original Score – Motion Picture

Alexandre Desplat, Little Women

Hildur Guonadottir, Joker

Randy Newman, Marriage Story

Thomas Newman, 1917

Daniel Pemberton, Motherless Brooklyn

Best Original Song – Motion Picture:

Beautiful Ghosts – Cats

I’m Gonna Love Me Again – Rocketman

Into the Unknown – Frozen II

Spirit – The Lion King

Stand Up – Harriet

Best Television Series – Drama

Big Little Lies

The Crown

Killing Eve

The Morning Show

Succession

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy

Barry

Fleabag

The Kominsky Method

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

The Politician

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Catch-22

Chernobyl

Fosse/Verdon

The Loudest Voice

Unbelievable

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series – Drama

Brian Cox, Succession

Kit Harington, Game of Thrones

Tobias Menzies, The Crown

Billy Porter, Pose

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Drama

Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show

Olivia Colman, The Crown

Jodie Comer, Killing Eve

Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies

Reese Witherspoon, The Morning Show

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy

Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method

Bill Hader, Barry

Ben Platt, The Politician

Paul Rudd, Living With Yourself

Rami Youssef, Ramy

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy

Christina Applegate, Dead to Me

Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Kirsten Dunst, On Becoming a God in Central Florida

Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Russell Crowe, The Loudest Voice

Jared Harris, Chernobyl

Sam Rockwell, Fosse/Verdon

Christopher Abbott, Catch-22

Sacha Baron Cohen, The Spy

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Joey King, The Act

Katilyn Dever, Unbelievable

Helen Mirren, Catherine the Great

Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon

Merritt Wever, Unbelievable

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method

Kieran Culkin, Succession

Andrew Scott – Fleabag

Stellan Skarsgard, Chernobyl

Henry Winkler, Barry

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Geena Davis recalls ‘very uncomfortable’ encounter with male director

Geena Davis has recalled a “very uncomfortable” encounter with a male director early on in her career.The Thelma & Louise star said she had a “million examples” of sexual harassment in an interview with USA Today, and opened up about an incident in whi…

Geena Davis has recalled a “very uncomfortable” encounter with a male director early on in her career.

The Thelma & Louise star said she had a “million examples” of sexual harassment in an interview with USA Today, and opened up about an incident in which the unnamed filmmaker asked her to act out a “sexy scene” while sitting on his lap.

“I was auditioning for a part where in one scene, my character was going to be sitting on the lap of the male character. The director said, ‘Just act the scene out with me,’ and made me sit on his lap. It was kind of a sexy scene,” Davis explained. “I didn’t want to do it, and I was very uncomfortable, but I didn’t know you could say no.”

The 63-year-old also sadly reflected on the #MeToo movement in Hollywood and told the publication that actresses are still victims of sexual misconduct.

“Hopefully in the time of #MeToo and Time’s Up, women aren’t going to have to suffer through that,” Davis shared. “It’s pretty standard that you don’t meet alone with a man in a private room or hotel suite anymore, but plenty of that stuff goes on and has gone on for a long time.”

The Oscar-winning actress is currently starring in the third season of Netflix’s wrestling drama GLOW, in which she plays hotel manager Sandy Devereaux St. Clair.

And the veteran actress was inspired by the bond she developed up with her female co-stars, including Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, and Kate Nash.

“There’s definitely a different vibe when it’s mostly women. I always say men don’t know what we’re like when we’re alone,” Davis said. “It’s really, really true. We have a special way of relating with each other, and that’s very inspiring.”

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Patricia Arquette was asked to lose weight for Medium role

Patricia Arquette has recalled how outraged she was when producers of her hit TV series Medium told her to lose a few pounds.The actress, who won an Emmy for the series during its 2005 to 2011 run, found herself in a heated debate when she refused to d…

Patricia Arquette has recalled how outraged she was when producers of her hit TV series Medium told her to lose a few pounds.

The actress, who won an Emmy for the series during its 2005 to 2011 run, found herself in a heated debate when she refused to diet for the crime drama.

“I had an argument with one of the producers on Medium, who told me I should lose weight,” she told The Hollywood Reporter. “I was like, ‘This lady is a mother, she’s married, she’s got three kids. No’. But there’s that expectation… of looking a certain way. Like, ‘OK, you could be 40, but you’ve got to be a 40 who looks 30.'”

The experience is part of why her role in last year’s award-winning HBO series Escape at Dannemora was so liberating.

In it, she played real-life prison worker Joyce ‘Tilly’ Mitchell, who had affairs with convicts David Sweat and Richard Matt, as played by Paul Dano and Benicio Del Toro, and then helped them escape from prison.

“I really wanted to do these love scenes and I’m going to gain a bunch of weight and my boobs are going to be giant, and my stomach…,” Patricia said. “This is the first love scene where I’m not wearing any body make-up and I don’t care that it’s high-def. It’s all a nightmare, but not really.”

The part won the 51-year-old her second Golden Globe, and during her acceptance speech at the awards ceremony in January, Patricia joked about the prosthetic teeth she had to sport for the part.

“How many f**ked up teeth does a person need? I was born with f**ked up teeth!” she told the cheering audience.

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Oscar Isaac happy Carrie Fisher ‘doesn’t fade away’ in Star Wars: Episode IX

Oscar Isaac thinks it’s right that unused footage will help Carrie Fisher be involved in Star Wars: Episode IX. The 40-year-old, who plays hotshot pilot Poe Dameron, revealed that the latest instalment of the sci-fi saga will continue to explore his c…

Oscar Isaac thinks it’s right that unused footage will help Carrie Fisher be involved in Star Wars: Episode IX.

The 40-year-old, who plays hotshot pilot Poe Dameron, revealed that the latest instalment of the sci-fi saga will continue to explore his character’s bond with General Leia Organa through scrapped scenes he shot with the late actress.

Director J.J. Abrams confirmed that he planned to use the footage to conclude Leia’s story after Fisher died unexpectedly in December 2016.

In a new interview with Sirius XM Insight’s John Fugelsang, Isaac revealed that the link between the characters is a part of the new story in Episode IX.

And the Triple Frontier actor said he understood why Abrams wanted to focus on that storyline.

“I wasn’t surprised because I remember we were doing that, we worked a lot,” Isaac explained. “(Fisher) and I worked together so much. We would talk about the scenes, and we got very tight during the shooting of that.

“So it was a beautiful thing to see, and it gets carried over into the new film as well,” he added.

Resurrecting old scenes for a new film is rare, but Isaac said he hopes it will give Star Wars fans closure, and will do justice to Fisher’s iconic character.

“It was definitely an unusual thing, but I also think it was right to engage with her character, and not just let it be something that fades away,” he said, adding that the highly-anticipated movie will give Fisher and Leia “a proper place of honour.”

Star Wars: Episode IX will beginning hitting movie screens on 19 December.

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Destroyer director was mesmerised by Nicole Kidman’s ‘charisma’

Filmmaker Karyn Kusama was dazzled by Nicole Kidman’s “charisma” during the Destroyer shoot.In the new crime-drama, the Australian actress plays a Los Angeles Police Department officer who must take out members of a gang, years after her case was…

Filmmaker Karyn Kusama was dazzled by Nicole Kidman’s “charisma” during the Destroyer shoot.

In the new crime-drama, the Australian actress plays a Los Angeles Police Department officer who must take out members of a gang, years after her case was blown.

For her role as Erin Bell, Kidman was made unrecognisable due to a heavy layer of make-up and straggly brown wig, yet even with the startling makeunder, Kusama is adamant that the 51-year-old’s star presence always shone through.

“What was great is that even through the process of her transformation inside and out into that character she remains incredibly … well, I think she becomes even more charismatic in a way,” she told Slash Film. “Like taking away the movie star element of her, to me, paradoxically reveals what a movie star she actually is, because I just needed to keep looking at her.”

Destroyer, which also features Sebastian Stan, Toby Kebbell, and Tatiana Maslany, is partly set in the California desert, while other sequences occur with the Los Angeles cityscape in the background.

Kusama ended up setting up 40 location shoots in just 33 days, and while it was challenging for herself and the crew, she is pleased with the final result.

“It was also great that the production matched the film, in that we were seeing a lot of L.A. and we were seeing a lot of what informs the movie, which is the weird kaleidoscope of Los Angeles. So, it was hard, but now I look back on it fondly. But I complained a lot while it was all happening!” the director smiled.

Kidman was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her performance in Destroyer, with the film now showing in cinemas.

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