Josh James Brolin, son of actor James Brolin, was born February 12, 1968 in Santa Monica, California. He became interested in acting after taking an improv acting class in high school. His first film role was in The Goonies. After years of modest success in TV and film, he achieved acclaim for his roles in American Gangster, In the Valley of Elah and No Country for Old Men. He played Dan White in Milk and George W. Bush in W. He was a scheming banker in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, a hired killer in the remake of True Grit, and a young Agent K in Men in Black 3. He played Thanos in Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron and the recent Avengers: Infinity War. His current roles are Nathan Summers/Cable in Deadpool 2 and Matt Graver in Sicario: Day of the Soldado.
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born November 12, 1982 in Brooklyn. Her first major role was in the TV series Get Real, and her film breakthrough was in The Princess Diaries. She transitioned to adult roles in Havoc and Brokeback Mountain. In The Devil Wears Prada, she played an assistant to a fashion magazine editor. She played Jane Austen in Becoming Jane and a recovering alcoholic in Rachel Getting Married. She had roles in the romantic films Bride Wars, Valentine’s Day and Love & Other Drugs. Hathaway played Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises and a prostitute dying of tuberculosis in Les Misérables. She played a scientist in Interstellar, the owner of an online fashion site in The Intern, and the White Queen in Alice in Wonderland. She currently appears in Ocean’s 8 and The Hustle.
PLAY THE TRIVIA GAME
1. Who are the only cast members from the Ocean’s Eleven films to appear in Ocean’s Eight?
2. What was the code name during filming for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom?
3. The Hustle is advertised as a remake of 1988’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which is a remake of what 1964 film?
4. Which actor and actress in Tag had starring roles in the TV series The Office?
DID YOU KNOW...
This month in 1987 saw the release of multiple classic films-to-be, including The Untouchables, Predator and Full Metal Jacket.
DID YOU KNOW...
Samuel L. Jackson was turned down by Quentin Tarantino when he auditioned for a role in Reservoir Dogs (1992), but later was included in his 1994 effort, Pulp Fiction.
1. Matt Damon and Carl Reiner 2. Ancient Futures 3. Bedtime Story 4. Ed Helms and Rashida Jones