(From Paramount)Like a Mission: Impossible movie without all the bloat, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit keeps the pace brisk as it dusts off a beloved franchise with a fresh face and some old tricks.
It's good. Better than what most people are likely expecting from a January action movie. That's thanks to Chris Pine, who is so natural as Jack Ryan you have to wonder what casting directors were thinking when Ben Affleck played him 12 years ago in The Sum of All Fears. But it's thanks even more to...Read Full Story
As the disaster in the Gulf Coast continues to unfold, many have come forward with their own solutions. Count Kevin Costner among them.The actor testified today in front of the House Committee on Science and Technology, offering what he called a "partial solution to the tragedy unfolding in the Gulf."The solution? A centrifuge that Costner has invested nearly $26 million of own money into, that he says will allow the seperation of ocean water and spilled oil. Costner says the machine...Read Full Story
Congrats to Kevin Costner! The 55-year-old actor is celebrating the birth of his seventh child, a daughter named Grace Avery. She was born yesterday and weighed in at seven pounds, 11 ounces. A spokesperson for Costner and his 36-year-old wife Christine said: “Both mother and daughter are doing well.”Grace is the seventh addition to the Costner family, joining brothers Cayden Wyatt, three, and 16-month old Hayes Logan and half-siblings Annie, 25, Lily, 23, Joe, 22 and 13-year-old Liam.The...Read Full Story
Kevin Costner has spent a good amount of his money for good in the past, and now the millions could possibly pay off big time in the oil spill that's devastating the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding areas. The project he's invested in is one of the ideas BP is testing in the oil clean-up. The actor has invested $24 million in developing a centrifuge that can be dropped in the slick and separate oil from water, storing the petroleum in tanks that can then be removed from the ocean, according...Read Full Story
If you buy it, they will come. The iconic Iowa field used on the Kevin Costner film Field of Dreams is now for the sale. The 193-acre field in eastern Iowa is up on the market. It still includes the baseball diamond used in the film.The price? $5.4 million. Hey, nobody ever said dreams were cheap. "We love the land and the field, but it is time for us to head to the locker room," said land owner Becky Lansing, speaking to the Des Moines Register. "Maybe that sounds corny. I don't care. We...Read Full Story
Kevin Costner is getting ready to be a dad all over again. Good thing that with six other kids he knows from experience what to expect. The actor broke the news to German magazine Bunte that his wife, German model Christine Baumgartner is pregnant with their third child. Costner and Baumgartner have been married since 2004 when the two were wed at his ranch in Aspen, Colorado."My wife is going to have a baby in June," he told Bunte of the pregnancy.Costner also has three children from his...Read Full Story
Kevin Costner is ready to climb back in the saddle, taking on directorial duties for the upcoming movie A Little War of Our Own. The 55-year-old star, who has previously directed Dances with Wolves and The Postman, will helm the action adventure movie, as well as playing a starring role. The story, which has been penned by The Hurricane writer Dan Gordon, tells the tale of a sheriff attempting to keep a town from descending into violence during World War II. Armyan Bernstein, from...Read Full Story