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‘The Survivor’ Star Ben Foster Talks the Challenges of Playing a Concentration Camp Prisoner

In Barry Levinson’s HBO film The Survivor, Ben Foster plays Harry Haft, who survived the concentration camps of Auschwitz by winning life-and-death boxing matches with other prisoners orchestrated by Nazis. The director and star have a long-standing collaborative relationship — Levinson cast the actor in his first film role, in 1999’s Liberty Heights. The Oscar-winning […]

Adam Sandler and Queen Latifah in Netflix’s ‘Hustle’: Film Review

NBA player Juancho Hernangómez also stars in Jeremiah Zagar’s inspirational drama about a struggling Philly pro basketball scout betting everything on an unknown talent.

‘The Survivor’ Star Ben Foster Talks Losing 62 Pounds for Holocaust Role

One thing to know about Ben Foster is that he craves intense roles, such as the ones in films like Alpha Dog, 3:10 to Yuma and Hell or High Water (for which he won an Independent Spirit Award for supporting actor). Another is that the actor, 41, was a terrible student while growing up in […]

Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Foster, Toby Wallace, Jenna Ortega to Star in Crime Drama ‘Finestkind’

Paramount+ has picked up the rights in key international territories, including the U.S., to the crime drama Finestkind, from Brian Helgeland, the Oscar-winning writer-director behind Mystic River, L.A. Confidential and A Knight’s Tale. The feature stars Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Foster, Toby Wallace and Jenna Ortega. Helgeland will write and helm the film set in […]

Chris Pine in ‘The Contractor’: Film Review

A former Green Beret signs on for lucrative black-ops work that quickly turns disastrous in an action thriller that also stars Ben Foster, Gillian Jacobs and Eddie Marsan.

Ben Foster in ‘The Survivor’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Barry Levinson tells the true story of a Jewish boxer who's haunted by what it took to survive the Holocaust.

Ben Foster, Charmaine Bingwa Join Will Smith in ‘Emancipation’ Drama

Ben Foster, Charmaine Bingwa, Gilbert Owuor and Mustafa Shakir have joined Will Smith in Emancipation, the freedom quest tale being directed by Antoine Fuqua for Apple Studios. Smith plays Peter, a man who escapes from slavery, relying on his wits, unwavering faith and deep love for his family to evade cold-blooded hunters and the unforgiving […]

London’s National Theatre Exploring Streaming Options for NT Live Library

In what could be a small silver lining in the dark cloud of prolonged live theater shutdowns on both sides of the Atlantic due to the coronavirus pandemic, Britain's National Theatre for the first time is showing signs that it might consider making its superb library of NT Live productions available for streaming.

Laura Prepon and Ben Foster Welcome Second Child

Laura Prepon and Ben Foster have welcomed their second child.

Laura Prepon and Ben Foster Expecting Second Child

Laura Prepon is expecting her second child with husband Ben Foster. The 'Orange Is the New Black' star revealed the news on Instagram.

Kristen Stewart, Tom Glynn-Carney to Star in Ben Foster’s Directorial Debut

Ben Foster is set to make his directorial debut and will star alongside Kristen Stewart and Tom Glynn-Carney an untitled adaptation of William Burroughs' early works and letters.

Michael Caine to Star in Czech Historical Biopic ‘Medieval’

Michael Caine is set to star in 'Medieval,' the upcoming biopic of 15th century Czech warrior Jan Zizka. Ben Foster also stars.