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Trailer: ‘Everest’ Starring Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Keira Knightley and Jake Gyllenhaal

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind.

Trailer: ‘Life of Crime’ Starring Jennifer Aniston, John Hawkes, Will Forte, Isla Fisher and Tim Robbins

Life of Crime: Based on Elmore Leonard’s novel “The Switch,” LIFE OF CRIME is a dark caper comedy starring Jennifer Aniston, John Hawkes, Yasiin Bey, Will Forte, Mark Boone Junior, Isla Fisher and Tim Robbins.  The wife (Aniston) of a corrupt real estate developer (Robbins) is kidnapped by two common criminals (Yasiin Bey and Hawkes), who intend to extort him with inside information about his crooked business and off-shore accounts. But the husband decides he’d actually rather not pay the ransom to get back his wife, setting off an unbelievable sequence of double crosses and plot twists that could only come from ... Read more

John Hawkes’ Only Wish is to Remain Anonymous

John Hawkes’ only wish is to remain anonymous. However, if he keeps racking up the Oscar and Golden Globe nominations, this goal might get more difficult to maintain.

THR’s Actors Roundtable featuring Denzel Washington, Matt Damon, Jamie Foxx, Richard Gere, John Hawkes and Alan Arkin

In this hour long, uncensored video, THR got Alan Arkin, Jamie Foxx, Richard Gere, Denzel Washington, John Hawkes and Matt Damon where they talk about their careers, advice to upcoming actors and a ton more.

John Hawkes on His Preparation for the Sundance Hit, ‘The Surrogate’

America Gangster and The Perfect Storm actor John Hawkes scored rave reviews at this year's Sundance Film Festival after viewers witnessed his portrayal of Mark O' Brien, a man in an iron lung who hopes to lose his virginity, in the Ben Lewin directed movie The Surrogate.

John Hawkes: “If something is written pretty strong you can play the opposite of it to interesting effect”

Playing a character fueled by his own cult of personality and mostly using his chilling voice as his weapon of choice is a definite stretch for most actors, but Hawkes elaborated on how he managed to create his portrayal of Patrick.

2 (More) Clips from ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ starring Elizabeth Olsen, John Hawkes, Sarah Paulson

Martha Marcy May Marlene is an outstanding first film from director Sean Durkin and features a couple incredible performances by Elizabeth Olsen and John Hawkes.

5 Clips from Vera Farmiga’s Directing Debut, ‘Higher Ground’

When I interviewed Vera Farmiga at SXSW earlier this year, she was in the middle of editing her directorial debut, Higher Ground. She was incredibly with how it had turned out and from the clips below, I'm more than interested to see how it turned out.

2011 Independent Spirit Awards Winners

Here's the winners of last nights Independent Spirit Awards. There were no real surprises - Winters Bone took both supporting actor nod which was nice to see.

Before The Oscars: John Hawkes

How did this year’s Academy Award nominees begin their acting careers? Find out in The Daily Actor’s “Before The Oscars” special feature.