“Shakespeare in Love” star as Music Legend
Joseph Fiennes has wrestled at least one good role from his brother’s grasp. (and if it were 1985, Tom Hulce’s, too).
The “Shakespeare in Love” star – lets admit it, it’s the best tag we can give him until the bean counters behind “Running with Scissors” signal a profit – has jumped on hands and knees to play composer Antonio Vivaldi in a new film from director Boris Damast.
The pic, written by journo Steven Freedman, will track the composer’s life from his days as a young priest – in which he was ordered to work as a music master at a school of neglected, unlawful girlies – to his latter days of being classical music’s correspondent to Pete Townsend. Um, that is, a music wizard.
British fox Lena Headey (“Gossip”), Malcolm McDowell (who has been terrific on “Entourage” lately), elevator whore Jacqueline Bisset, and Zuleikha Robinson co-star in “Antonio Vivaldi”.
I hear that Gerard Depardieu may also be in talks for a role in the film.
Fiennes is also rumoured to be in talks to play the male lead in the new $30 million British spy film “Daisy Scarlett”, opposite Aussie popstress Dannii Minogue.
It tells of a female spy who investigates the thefts of organs that leads her to a dictator who needs the transplants.
That role would reportedly entail Fiennes giving the filmmakers his best G.I Joe impression – as he squeezes away on a mighty big gun, whisks down ropes and makes boot-to-face contact with scum.
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Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.