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Viggo Mortensen Apologizes for Saying the N-Word at Green Book Panel: “I Will Not Utter It Again” - Vanity Fair

Vanity FairViggo Mortensen Apologizes for Saying the N-Word at Green Book Panel: “I Will Not Utter It Again”Vanity FairThere comes a point in every actor's awards-season journey when they stumble. They do or say the wrong thing, getting tied up in a little scandal in the midst of doing months and months of press. Well, Viggo Mortensen's time has come, and it's a doozy.Actor apologizes for using N-word during panel discussionFox NewsViggo Mortensen Said The N-Word While Promoting His Next MovieBuzzFeed Newsall 16 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 9th, 2018

Viggo Mortensen Says It"s A "Particularly Good Time" for His Film "Green Book"

Viggo Mortensen is dapper in a suit as he hits the red carpet at the SFFILM Presents: A Tribute To Viggo Mortensen in Green Book held at the Castro Theatre on Tuesday (November 20) in San Francisco, Calif. The 60-year-old actor sat down for a Q&A panel to talk about Green Book, which also stars [...] Viggo Mortensen is dapper in a suit as he hits the red carpet at the SFFILM Presents: A Tribute To Viggo Mortensen in Green Book held at the Castro Theatre on Tuesday (November 20) in San Francisco, Calif. The 60-year-old actor sat down for a Q&A panel to talk about Green Book, which also stars Mahershala Ali and hits theaters today (November 21). “Audiences will go see it and something will permeate,” Viggo expressed (via Screen Daily). “Any time would be a good time for a movie like this to come out, but this is a particularly good time. It’s the thing that’s so hard to do — socially relevant and profound but it goes down smoothly and percolates into you.” “‘Don’t go looking for medals, always accept them, never wear them.’ It’s cool. It’s a nice honour,” Viggo added about the award buzz for the film. “I think that the positive reactions to Green Book, and to what Pete [Farrelly] has accomplished, are deserved and correct. That’s my opinion. I think it’s a special movie.”.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredNov 21st, 2018

Viggo Mortensen Apologizes for Using the N-Word as Costar Mahershala Ali Says It Was 'Hurtful' - PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.comViggo Mortensen Apologizes for Using the N-Word as Costar Mahershala Ali Says It Was 'Hurtful'PEOPLE.comViggo Mortensen is apologizing for using the n-word after a screening of his new film Green Book. The 60-year-old actor was at a Q&A for the potential Oscar contender — which deals with issues of racism and segregation — on Wednesday night in Los ...Viggo Mortensen Apologizes for Saying the N-Word at Green Book Panel: “I Will Not Utter It Again”Vanity FairViggo Mortensen Used the N-Word at a Green Book ScreeningVultureViggo Mortensen Releases Apology for Using the N-Word on a PanelComplexUSA TODAY -Hollywood Reporterall 85 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 10th, 2018

Viggo Mortensen Apologizes for Saying the N-Word at Green Book Panel: “I Will Not Utter It Again” - Vanity Fair

Vanity FairViggo Mortensen Apologizes for Saying the N-Word at Green Book Panel: “I Will Not Utter It Again”Vanity FairThere comes a point in every actor's awards-season journey when they stumble. They do or say the wrong thing, getting tied up in a little scandal in the midst of doing months and months of press. Well, Viggo Mortensen's time has come, and it's a doozy.Actor apologizes for using N-word during panel discussionFox NewsViggo Mortensen Said The N-Word While Promoting His Next MovieBuzzFeed Newsall 16 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 9th, 2018

Viggo Mortensen Shocks Fans by Saying N-Word While Promoting New Movie - E! Online

E! OnlineViggo Mortensen Shocks Fans by Saying N-Word While Promoting New MovieE! OnlineViggo Mortensenis saying sorry. The Oscar-nominated star shocked fans at a screening and Q&A on Wednesday night for his upcoming film, Green Book. The movie, which also stars Mahershala Ali, chronicles a friendship between a black pianist and his ...Viggo Mortensen apologizes for using the N-word at Green Book Q&A eventEW.comViggo Mortensen Apologizes for Using the N-Word While Talking Racism After Green Book ScreeningPEOPLE.comViggo Mortensen Apologizes for Saying the N-Word at Green Book Panel: “I Will Not Utter It Again”Vanity FairIndieWire -HuffPost -USA TODAY -AOLall 43 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 9th, 2018

"Green Book" Co-Stars Viggo Mortensen & Mahershala Ali Attend Hollywood Film Awards 2018!

Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali are looking sharp on the red carpet at the 2018 Hollywood Film Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (November 4) in Beverly Hills, Calif. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Viggo Mortensen Viggo and Mahershala co-star in Green Book, which was directed by Peter Farrelly. The cast [...] Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali are looking sharp on the red carpet at the 2018 Hollywood Film Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (November 4) in Beverly Hills, Calif. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Viggo Mortensen Viggo and Mahershala co-star in Green Book, which was directed by Peter Farrelly. The cast won the Ensemble Award during the ceremony, while Peter won the Screenwriter Award. Green Book follows a working-class Italian-American bouncer who becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredNov 4th, 2018

'Green Book': Even After N-Word Disaster, Viggo Mortensen Is Still a Best Actor Contender - IndieWire

IndieWire'Green Book': Even After N-Word Disaster, Viggo Mortensen Is Still a Best Actor ContenderIndieWireHe made a terrible mistake after the screening, but often it's genuine respect that makes the difference in the Oscar race. Anne Thompson. 4 mins ago. @akstanwyck. Share This Article; Reddit · LinkedIn; WhatsApp; Email; Print; Talk. L to R: Viggo ...Viggo Mortensen Shocks Fans by Saying N-Word While Promoting New MovieE! OnlineViggo Mortensen Apologizes for Using the N-Word While Talking Racism After Green Book ScreeningPEOPLE.comViggo Mortensen apologizes for using the N-word during 'Green Book' screening panelUSA TODAYFox News -The Inquisitr -Daily Mail -Hollywood Reporterall 50 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 9th, 2018

Viggo Mortensen Apologizes for Using N-Word During 'Green Book' Panel - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterViggo Mortensen Apologizes for Using N-Word During 'Green Book' PanelHollywood ReporterThe Oscar-nominated actor, who said the word during a Q&A promoting his new film about an interracial friendship, promised, "I will not utter it again." Oscar-nominated actor Viggo Mortensen is apologizing for using the N-word while speaking at a ...Viggo Mortensen Said The N-Word While Promoting His Next MovieBuzzFeed Newsall 17 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 9th, 2018

Viggo Mortensen apologizes for using the N-word at Green Book Q&A event - EW.com

EW.comViggo Mortensen apologizes for using the N-word at Green Book Q&A eventEW.comViggo Mortensen issued a formal apology for using the N-word during a post-screening Q&A for his film Green Book Wednesday night in Los Angeles. “Last night I participated in a Q&A session moderated by Elvis Mitchell following a screening of Green Book ...Viggo Mortensen apologizes for using the N-word during 'Green Book' screening panelUSA TODAYall 226 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 10th, 2018

Viggo Mortensen apologizes for using the N-word during 'Green Book' screening panel

Actor Viggo Mortensen has apologized for using a racial slur during a panel discussion about his new film “Green Book.”         Actor Viggo Mortensen has apologized for using a racial slur during a panel discussion about his new film “Green Book.”        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 9th, 2018

Viggo Mortensen Suits Up for "Green Book" Premiere in Zurich

Viggo Mortensen looks so handsome while walking the red carpet for the Green Book premiere held during the 2018 Zurich Film Festival on Thursday (September 27) at Kino Corso in Zurich, Switzerland. The 57-year-old actor was joined by the film’s director Peter Farrelly for the premiere and the festival’s opening ceremony festivities. The Zurich Film [...] Viggo Mortensen looks so handsome while walking the red carpet for the Green Book premiere held during the 2018 Zurich Film Festival on Thursday (September 27) at Kino Corso in Zurich, Switzerland. The 57-year-old actor was joined by the film’s director Peter Farrelly for the premiere and the festival’s opening ceremony festivities. The Zurich Film Festival will take place until October 7. Green Book is about a working-class Italian-American bouncer (Mortensen) who becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali) on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredSep 27th, 2018

A Star Is Born, Lady Gaga, Green Book Top National Board of Review Winners

The National Board of Review has named the feel-good road-trip drama Green Book the best film of the year, and its star, Viggo Mortensen, best actor. Notably absent are four […] More The National Board of Review has named the feel-good road-trip drama Green Book the best film of the year, and its star, Viggo Mortensen, best actor. Notably absent are four films that are strong Oscar contenders: BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, Vice and Widows. Last year, the NBR didn’t include the eventual Best Picture winner, The Shape of Water, in its Top 10 (also MIA were Darkest Hour and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which accounted for three of the four winners for acting at the Oscars.) A Star Is Born took several top awards, including best director for Bradley Cooper, best actress for Lady Gaga and best-supporting actor for Sam Elliott. The full list of winners is below. Best Film: GREEN BOOK Best Director: Bradley Cooper, A STAR IS BORN Best Actor: Viggo Mortensen, GREEN BOOK Best Actress: Lady Gaga, A STAR IS BORN Best Supporting Actor: Sam Elliott, A STAR IS BORN Best Supporting Actress: Regina King, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK Best Original Screenplay: Paul Schrader, FIRST REFORMED Best Adapted Screenplay: Barry Jenkins, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK Best Animated Feature: INCREDIBLES 2 Breakthrough Performance: Thomasin McKenzie, LEAVE NO TRACE Best Directorial Debut: Bo Burnham, EIGHTH GRADE Best Foreign Language Film: COLD WAR Best Documentary: RBG Best Ensemble: CRAZY RICH ASIANS William K. Everson Film History Award: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND and THEY’LL LOVE ME WHEN I’M DEAD NBR Freedom of Expression Award: 22 JULY NBR Freedom of Expression Award: ON HER SHOULDERS Top Films (in alphabetical order) The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Black Panther Can You Ever Forgive Me? Eighth Grade First Reformed If Beale Street Could Talk Mary Poppins Returns A Quiet Place Roma A Star Is Born Top 5 Foreign Language Films (in alphabetical order) Burning Custody The Guilty Happy as Lazzaro Shoplifters Top 5 Documentaries (in alphabetical order) Crime + Punishment Free Solo Minding the Gap Three Identical Strangers Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Top 10 Independent Films (in alphabetical order) The Death of Stalin Lean on Pete Leave No Trace Mid90s The Old Man & the Gun The Rider Searching Sorry to Bother You We the Animals You Were Never Really Here.....»»

Category: topSource: celebuzzNov 27th, 2018

Will Viggo Mortensen's Racial Slur Doom His Oscar Chances? - Variety

VarietyWill Viggo Mortensen's Racial Slur Doom His Oscar Chances?VarietyThe controversy over Viggo Mortensen's use of the N-word during a recent Q&A for his movie “Green Book” appears to be over, but can he and the film recover enough to emerge as a genuine awards contender? In the immediate days following the incident, ...Green Book Spoon-feeds You, But It Goes Down EasyVultureGreen Book Has Great Acting, a Misleading Title and Palatable Racism for White PeopleThe RootA journey south bonds an unlikely pair in 'Green Book'Washington PostRefinery29 -Mic -IGN -Paradeall 172 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 20th, 2018

Green Book"s Mahershala Ali & Viggo Mortensen Suit Up for Governors Awards 2018

Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen are looking handsome at the 2018 Governors Awards on Sunday night (November 18) at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. The guys star in the new movie Green Book and their director Peter Farrelly also stepped out for the event. Some more celebs in attendance [...] Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen are looking handsome at the 2018 Governors Awards on Sunday night (November 18) at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. The guys star in the new movie Green Book and their director Peter Farrelly also stepped out for the event. Some more celebs in attendance at the event included At Eternity’s Gate‘s Willem Dafoe, The Sisters Brothers‘ John C. Reilly with wife and producer Alison Dickey, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse voice actor Shameik Moore. The Academy hands out honorary Oscars each year at the Governors Awards and potential nominees for the upcoming awards are given a chance to mingle with voters. FYI: Mahershala is wearing Ermenegildo Zegna Couture......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredNov 19th, 2018

Viggo Mortensen packed on lbs for'Green Book'

Actor Viggo Mortensen sat down with USA Today to talk about all the fried chicken and hot dogs he ate while filming his new film, "Green Book" with Mahershala Ali.         Actor Viggo Mortensen sat down with USA Today to talk about all the fried chicken and hot dogs he ate while filming his new film, "Green Book" with Mahershala Ali.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 14th, 2018

Finally, an Oscar for Viggo? Mortensen shines a light on 1960s-era racism in 'Green Book'

Viggo Mortensen, previously been Oscar-nominated for "Captain Fantastic" and "Eastern Promises" could finally take home the gold for "Green Book."         Viggo Mortensen, previously been Oscar-nominated for "Captain Fantastic" and "Eastern Promises" could finally take home the gold for "Green Book."        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 14th, 2018

Viggo Mortensen packed on the pounds for his new film 'Green Book'

Actor Viggo Mortensen sat down with USA Today to talk about all the fried chicken and hot dogs he ate while filming his new film, "Green Book" with Mahershala Ali.         Actor Viggo Mortensen sat down with USA Today to talk about all the fried chicken and hot dogs he ate while filming his new film, "Green Book" with Mahershala Ali.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 14th, 2018

Mahershala Ali & Viggo Mortensen Suit Up for "Green Brook" Premiere

Mahershala Ali poses for photos alongside co-star Viggo Mortensen at the premiere of their new movie Green Brook on Friday night (November 9) at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The actors looked handsome in a coordinating navy suits as they were joined on the red carpet by co-star Linda Cadellini and director Peter Farrelly. [...] Mahershala Ali poses for photos alongside co-star Viggo Mortensen at the premiere of their new movie Green Brook on Friday night (November 9) at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The actors looked handsome in a coordinating navy suits as they were joined on the red carpet by co-star Linda Cadellini and director Peter Farrelly. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Mahershala Ali Mahershala was also joined on the red carpet by wife Amatus Sami-Karim. Green Book follows a working-class Italian-American bouncer who becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. The film is set to hit theaters on November 16 – make sure to check out the trailer here! 10+ pictures inside of the stars at the premiere…......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredNov 10th, 2018

"The Green Book" Releases New Poster & Trailer - Watch Now!

The Green Book just released a new poster and a trailer, which you can watch right here! The movie, which hits theaters on November 21, co-stars Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali. Peter Farrelly directed the film, which is inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class and the 1962 Mason-Dixon line. When Tony Lip [...] The Green Book just released a new poster and a trailer, which you can watch right here! The movie, which hits theaters on November 21, co-stars Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali. Peter Farrelly directed the film, which is inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class and the 1962 Mason-Dixon line. When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger-as well as unexpected humanity and humor-they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime. Watch the trailer below!.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredAug 14th, 2018

Oscar Winners Octavia Spencer & Mahershala Ali Premiere New Movie at TIFF!

Viggo Mortensen, director Peter Farrelly, Octavia Spencer, and Mahershala Ali walk the red carpet together at the premiere of Green Book during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday (September 11) in Toronto, Canada. The actors were joined at the event by co-star Linda Cardellini. The movie is about a working-class Italian-American bouncer (Mortensen) [...] Viggo Mortensen, director Peter Farrelly, Octavia Spencer, and Mahershala Ali walk the red carpet together at the premiere of Green Book during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday (September 11) in Toronto, Canada. The actors were joined at the event by co-star Linda Cardellini. The movie is about a working-class Italian-American bouncer (Mortensen) who becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist (Ali) on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. FYI: Mahershala is wearing Ermenegildo Zegna Couture with Jimmy Choo sunglasses. Octavia is wearing a Tadashi Shoji dress......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredSep 11th, 2018

Chadwick Boseman Tells Viggo Mortensen How Trump Informed ‘Black Panther’

Chadwick Boseman and Viggo Mortensen sat down for a chat for Variety’s Actors on Actors. For more, click here.  Viggo Mortensen (“Green Book”) and Chadwick Boseman (“Black Panther”) believe their films have more in common than meets the eye. Mortensen plays a racist driver in a drama set in the segregated South, while Boseman dons a vibranium […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyDec 6th, 2018