Entertainment: John C Reilly: I've been preparing to play Oliver Hardy my 'whole life' - PressFrom - United Kingdom
  •   
  •   

EntertainmentJohn C Reilly: I've been preparing to play Oliver Hardy my 'whole life'

17:05  06 december  2018
17:05  06 december  2018 Source:   msn.com

NFL Draft 2019: Ed Oliver to skip Houston's bowl, confirms he'll forgo senior year

NFL Draft 2019: Ed Oliver to skip Houston's bowl, confirms he'll forgo senior year He's still considered an early first-round pick, but Oliver missed time this season with a knee injury and experienced some off-field drama.

John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, singer, screenwriter, and producer. He made his film debut in Brian De Palma's war film Casualties of War (1989).

Oliver Hardy was born Norvell Hardy in Harlem, Georgia.[2] His father Oliver was a Confederate veteran who Hardy had previously worked with Wayne and John Ford in a charity production of the play What Price ^ a b "Steve Coogan and John C . Reilly will be Laurel and Hardy in Stan & Ollie".

John C Reilly: I've been preparing to play Oliver Hardy my 'whole life' © Bang Showbiz John C Reilly

A special message from MSN:

While Christmas is a time of joy for most of us, that's not the case for the UK's most vulnerable children and young people. We've partnered with giving platform Benevity to raise funds for two charities - the NSPCC and The Children's Society – to try to help change that. You can help make a difference - please donate now.

John C Reilly feels he's been preparing to play Oliver Hardy his "whole life".

The 53-year-old actor has admitted he relished portraying the silent comedy star in 'Stan & Ollie', which also stars fellow comic actor Steve Coogan as Stan Laurel.

Nurses are the victims in 70% of assaults in Irish hospitals

Nurses are the victims in 70% of assaults in Irish hospitals Figures from the HSE show how frequently nursing staff are assaulted.

Writer: Reilly 's character tells him: 'Lucky? To spend my life with a man who hides behind his Love story: Hardy 's ill health is also shown as his beloved wife Lucille, played by Shirley Henderson tells Rosamund Pike and Richard Madden join the BAFTA EE Rising Star jury as they prepare to shortlist

Walk Hard. John C . Reilly . I ' ve been scorned and slandered and ridiculed too Had to struggle everyday my whole life through Seen my share of the worst that this world can give But I still got a dream and a burning rage to live.

He explained: "I have been preparing for that role my whole life. Ever since I started watching Oliver Hardy."

John C Reilly: I've been preparing to play Oliver Hardy my 'whole life' © Getty (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

The new movie focuses on the fortunes of the comedy duo - who became well-known figures during the 1920s - after their fame and popularity had peaked.

John told Metro US: "The main focus of that story is their last theatrical tour in England, Ireland and Scotland.

"We shot most of it, pretty much everything in England, places like Brighton, Bristol, old towns like that, and London."

John often forms part of a double act in his on-screen roles, and the American star - who also appears alongside Will Ferrell in the upcoming 'Holmes & Watson' movie - admitted he is perfectly suited to the particular dynamic.

Alisson better than Bayern's Neuer says Kahn

Alisson better than Bayern's Neuer says Kahn German legend Oliver Kahn believes that Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson is better than Manuel Neuer. As reported by the Daily Mail, the ex-Germany goalkeeper hailed Alisson as one of the best shot-stoppers in the game as he continues to impress in the Premier League. With the two sides preparing to go head-to-head in the Champions League, Kahn was quizzed who he thinks is the best. “At the moment it’s Alisson. He showed at the World Cup that he is a world-class keeper.” “Neuer did not manage to play as good as he did before since returning from his injury. I think two things broke his rhythm a little bit: the early exit from the World Cup and his injury.” After a stunning season with Roma and a brilliant start life at Liverpool, Alisson is widely considered as not only the best Premier League goalkeeper, but many believe that are few better than him in the world. Neuer was for some time regarded as the best in the world but a long-term injury appears to have taken its toll on the German. He has since failed to recapture his best form in the Bundesliga and looks a shadow of the player that impressed so many under Pep Guardiola.

John C Reilly are set to play Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy in a new biopic from Jon S Baird, the I know just how you feel. My dad was a big fan. He died just after Christmas and I ' ve got his L&H John C Reilly will probably be okay, but to indulge some amateur ham as Steve Coogan is a bit of a

John C Reilly : ‘In America, there are films where the aim is not to make a bunch of money. “We’ ve all had periods of prosperity and peace and right now we are in a period of great turmoil and John C Reilly and Steve Coogan star in Stan and Ollie. We are at the Venice Film Festival and Reilly is hard

John C Reilly: I've been preparing to play Oliver Hardy my 'whole life' © Getty (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

He said: "I have been really lucky, it is not just that I am drawn to duos - it is that audiences are drawn to duos. There are a lot of duo things out there.

"I have been lucky to get to work with some really talented partners in all of those films."

John also admitted that starring in a double act lessens the pressure on himself.

He quipped: "It shares the workload everyday. And if things go south it isn't all your fault - that's another benefit."

Related: Stan and Ollie: The true story behind Laurel and Hardy [StarsInsider]

The last fine mess they got into: New Laurel and Hardy biopic reveals despite being broke, sick and hounded by their ex-wives, their swansong was when they really became true friends.
Back in their heyday, they sparked scenes of mob frenzy that bordered on hysteria. In Liverpool, mounted police restrained the crowds, while 10,000 people flooded the streets of Birmingham just to catch a glimpse of them .In Glasgow, an 8,000-strong crowd came to greet them at the railway station, the sheer pressure of numbers causing a stone balustrade to collapse, which triggered a stampede in which eight people were badly injured. Once on stage, they had to wait at least five minutes for the cacophony of cheers to die down so they could begin.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 0
This is interesting!