Book Buzz: "Unbroken" rises after Zamperini"s death

The Olympian and a war hero is the subject of the book, which jumped 81 spots on best-seller list.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 21st, 2017

U.S. war hero Louis Zamperini, inspiration for "Unbroken," dead at 97

(Reuters) - Louis Zamperini, an American prisoner of war in World War Two and Olympic runner whose life inspired the book and upcoming feature film "Unbroken," has died at age 97, Universal Pictures said in a statement. Zamperini died after a 40-day bout .....»»

Category: moviesSource: yahooJul 3rd, 2014

U.S. war hero Louis Zamperini, inspiration for "Unbroken," dead at 97: Variety

(Reuters) - Louis Zamperini, an American prisoner of war in World War Two and Olympic runner whose life inspired the book and upcoming feature film "Unbroken," has died at age 97, Variety reported on Thursday. Zamperini died after a 40-day bout with pneum.....»»

Category: booksSource: yahooJul 3rd, 2014

WATCH: New Trailer for Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ Honors Louis Zamperini

Universal has released a new trailer for Angelina Jolie’s drama “Unbroken,” a week after the death of World War II hero Louis Zamperini — the subject of the film. The trailer recaps Zamperini competing in the 1936 Berlin Olympics a.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 10th, 2014

WATCH: First Trailer for Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ Honors Louis Zamperini

Universal has released the first trailer for Angelina Jolie’s drama “Unbroken” a week after the death of World War II hero Louis Zamperini — the subject of the film. The trailer recaps Zamperini competing in the 1936 Berlin Olympic.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 20th, 2017

"Unbroken" inspiration Louis Zamperini dies at 97

Louis Zamperini, an American prisoner of war in World War II and Olympic runner whose life inspired the book and upcoming feature film "Unbroken," has died at age 97. Gavino Garay reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 30th, 2017

Louis Zamperini Dies; War Hero Served as Inspiration for Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’

Louis Zamperini, a World War II hero whose life is the subject of the upcoming film “Unbroken,” has died of pneumonia. He was 97. Universal Pictures released statements early Thursday from the Zamperini family and Angelina Jolie, who directed .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 1st, 2017

Book Buzz: "Unbroken" rises after Zamperini"s death

The Olympian and a war hero is the subject of the book, which jumped 81 spots on best-seller list.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 21st, 2017

Review: "Unbroken" is beautiful, but impersonal

"Unbroken" is a story about Louis Zamperini that seems to have little interest in Louis Zamperini. The film painstakingly details his harrowing wartime experience and every brutal assault against his person. But don't expect to walk away with a deep under.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 24th, 2014

Jolie, Zamperini bonded over "Unbroken"

The actress talks to USA TODAY about her time with Louis Zamperini before his death.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 30th, 2017

ANGELINA JOLIE First Trailer For ‘Unbroken’!

Here’s Angelina Jolie’s second directorial effort! It’s the movie ‘Unbroken’ and is about the life of Louis Zamperini. Mr. Zamperini died just last week, on July 3, at the age of 97 after a long battle with pneumonia. He didn.....»»

Category: gossipSource: imnotobsessedJul 10th, 2014

WWII Hero, "Unbroken" Subject Louis Zamperini Dies at 97

The inspiration for the book and upcoming Angelina Jolie film "Unbroken" and former Olympian passed away following a case of pneumonia, according to a spokesperson for Universal Pictures. read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterJul 3rd, 2014

Angelina Jolie"s Emotional "Unbroken" Trailer Demands Tears (WATCH)

Get the tissues out now, because the second trailer for Unbroken will take you on an emotional roller coaster.Directed by Angelina Jolie, the biopic chronicles the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during.....»»

Category: topSource: etonlineApr 20th, 2017

Louis Zamperini"s Death: Stars Mourn "Unbroken" Inspiration

The author of the best-selling book about the World War II hero as well as Adam Schefter, Josh Elliot and former USC QB Matt Barkley and coach Pete Carroll were among those remembering the Olympic track star who died on Wednesday.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterMay 1st, 2017

War hero, Olympian Zamperini dies at 97

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 3rd, 2014

War hero, Olympian Louis Zamperini dies at 97

The Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran was the inspiration the book and upcoming Angelina Jolie-directed film "Unbroken".....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsMay 1st, 2017

Lamar Odom Is Writing An EXPLOSIVE Book Revealing All Of The Kardashians" "Dirtiest Secrets"! Details HERE!!

Be afraid, Kardashians. Be VERY afraid! Last week, Lamar Odom told InTouch Weekly at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards he is working on a book that will detail his iife, including his near-death experience at a Nevada brothel almost two years ago! Related: Lamar's Daughter Destiny Opens Up The basketball player said: "I have a book coming out, [...] Be afraid, Kardashians. Be VERY afraid! Last week, Lamar Odom told InTouch Weekly at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards he is working on a book that will detail his iife, including his near-death experience at a Nevada brothel almost two years ago! Related: Lamar's Daughter Destiny Opens Up The basketball player said: "I have a book coming out, an autobiography about my life... [The book will cover] everything. Everything. It's a free-for-all. [I'll be] open about everything that's been going on in my life, about the past." A source says the tell-all "will go down in history" and could make the former NBA athlete up to $10 million! "Lamar is going to include never-before-told secrets about cheating, sex, and drugs, the booze, the pills, the cocaine, all of it." But the memoir isn't just about Odom. It will reportedly reveal deep, dark secrets about the Kardashian family! How juicy! "Lamar has been close to the Kardashian family through all of their craziest drama, and he is their biggest threat when it comes to spilling their dirtiest secrets." Let's go down the list... The 37-year-old will reportedly dish about Kim Kardashian West's relentless pursuit of fame, men, and how her and husband Kanye West have repeatedly split up through the years! "Lamar knows all about their many separations, He can give details of their arguments, the name-calling and the accusations they've hurled at each other." For his ex-wife Khloé Kardashian, Odom will talk about the identity of her supposed real father, who is rumored to be O.J. Simpson! But don't get too excited, as the source hints Khloé may not know the truth either. To add insult to injury, the former Lakers star will reveal if Kim and Khloe had butt implants! "He will say who had what done and when." Additionally, Kylie Jenner "hangs out with people who carry guns and did drugs," Kris Jenner has hit on him as well as other men in the family (Scott Disick??), and Rob Kardashian has a dependence on marijuana and pills. Finally, Lamar apparently knew about Caitlyn Jenner's cross-dressing before she publicly came out as transgender. The book will "knock your socks off" as "Lamar has nothing left to lose"! Hm. Guess there's no dirt about Kendall Jenner or Kourtney Kardashian! [Image via FayesVision/WENN.].....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonJul 19th, 2017

War hero Zamperini lived "unimaginable drama"

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seventy years ago, the world was convinced that Louis Zamperini was dead. There had been no word of the track star and former Olympian since his World War II bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean. The military told his parents he was .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooApr 30th, 2017

Louis Zamperini dies at 97

Louis Zamperini, the Olympic runner and World War II officer who survived a horrific plane crash, a seven-week journey across the Pacific in a raft, near starvation and unspeakable torture in Japanese POW camps, has died......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 1st, 2017

Siesta Key Cast Speaks Out After Receiving "Horrific" Death Threats For A Shark-Dragging Incident They Had NOTHING To Do With!

The Siesta Key cast wants you to know they had NOTHING to do with that awful animal cruelty controversy. As we previously reported, MTV canceled the local premiere party for their new show, Siesta Key, after star Alex Kompothecras was hit with death threats over his association with a man who dragged a hammerhead shark to [...] The Siesta Key cast wants you to know they had NOTHING to do with that awful animal cruelty controversy. As we previously reported, MTV canceled the local premiere party for their new show, Siesta Key, after star Alex Kompothecras was hit with death threats over his association with a man who dragged a hammerhead shark to its death. We know, that's a lot to process. Related: Meet Lauren Conrad's Bundle Of Joy, Liam James! Let's start from the beginning. Back in July, a video of boaters cruelly dragging a shark to its death hit the internet and, unsurprisingly, the footage went viral. While the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission did not release the names of those involved in the crime, they did confirm that they've learned the identities of the culprits. Nonetheless, it was later revealed that one of the alleged animal abusers was Michael Wenzel -- who just happens to be a friend of Kompothecras. This connection inspired activists to create a "Boycott Siesta Key MTV" Facebook page, but the protest against the cast got out of hand as Alex and his castmates have since gotten death threats. Per Alex himself, he was at the Key West airport when Wenzel sent him the footage of the shark's death. The up-and-coming reality star told People: "I was, like, 'Are you kidding me?' I was absolutely horrified." However, the horror only just began for Alex, as he somehow got tied to this controversial incident. On the social media hate he received, Alex shared: "I started seeing a couple messages on Facebook, like, ‘You're a piece of crap.' I got some horrific comments. My mom took it the hardest. She sobbed for three days in a row because she was scared for me. I couldn't even go outside to walk my dog. It's been hectic and scary." We bet. The situation was certainly scary for Alex's peers too, as his costar Madisson Hausburg added: "I'm getting death threats and I've never in my entire life been fishing. It's scary. I understand why people are upset because I was absolutely horrified by the video. It was disgusting. It was awful. But I had absolutely nothing to do with it. No one on the show had anything to do with it. I think there was some misinformation that this Michael guy is a part of the show but he's not — and he never has been." Yeesh. Siesta Key's Brandon Gomes not only cleared his own name, but he also stood up for Alex and the show amid the controversy. The 22-year-old noted: "I've been getting DMs from people telling me they hope all of us commit suicide. I've known Alex for almost half my life and it's totally unfair that he's being slammed for something he had nothing to do it." How awful. And, in case you aren't buying Kompothecras' defense, the TV personality relayed for good measure: "It would be one thing if it was something I'd done and I'd gotten caught but this is something I am 100 percent against. I've been fishing for 15 years in Sarasota and I'm very respectful of the profession. I love the water. I consider it my backyard and I would never consider doing something like that. I don't condone what he did and I was horrified by it." Good to know. Oh, and Alex has also apologized for the graphic hunting and fishing images he has shared on his own Instagram. The Florida resident says he's "embarrassed" by the content he's posted in the past and has since deleted any cruel photos. Related: Siesta Key Cast Celebrates Premiere Amid Controversy! As for his friendship with Wenzel, Alex claims his pal has reached out to him -- but he's not ready to talk to him just yet. The Siesta Key lead concluded: "Michael has been calling me but I haven't responded to him because I'm personally offended. We're friends but I'm so disappointed in him. Michael deserves what's happening to him but I had nothing to do with this and my family and friends don't deserve this hate." Oh snap! Hopefully, these statements will put an end to the death threats flooding the cast's inboxes. Stay strong, everyone! [Image via MTV.].....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonAug 3rd, 2017

Louis Zamperini, the Inspiration for Angelina Jolie"s Unbroken, Dies at 97

The 1936 Olympian survived a harrowing two years after crashing his plane in World War II.....»»

Category: topSource: peopleMay 1st, 2017