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Shia LaBeouf Attends a Drive-In Screening of 'The Tax Collector' with Co-Star Bobby Soto!

Shia LaBeouf poses for a photo alongside his co-star Bobby Soto at a drive-in screening of their movie The Tax Collector on Thursday (July 30) at the Vineland Drive-In in City of Industry, Calif.

The guys participated in a Q&A with writer and director David Ayer after the screening, which was held as part of the ArcLight Advance Pop-Up series.

Here is the film’s synopsis: David (Soto) and Creeper (LaBeouf), are “tax collectors” for the crime lord Wizard, collecting his cut from the profits of local gangs’ illicit dealings. But when Wizard’s old rival returns to Los Angeles from Mexico, the business is upended, and David finds himself desperate to protect what matters more to him than anything else: his family.

The movie will be released in theaters, on VOD, and on Digital HD on August 7. Watch the trailer below!

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Shia LaBeouf's 'Tax Collector' Director Is Responding to Casting Concerns

Fans were concerned after seeing the debut trailer for Shia LaBeouf‘s new movie The Tax Collector that he may have been cast to play a Latino character when he is not of Latin descent.

One concerned viewer tweeted at the film’s director, David Ayer, and asked for clarification.

“Hey, really important question that I think you should answer publicly in 2020. Is Shia Lebouf playing a Latino character in Tax Collector? If so, why didn’t you cast a Latin actor?” the Twitter user tweeted.

David responded, “Really important answer – Shia is playing a whiteboy who grew up in the hood. This is a Jewish dude playing a white character. Also the only white dude in the movie.” David also added, “I grew up hood and I’m a whiteboy. Chicano culture is inclusive – I’ve seen whiteys, Asians, Blacks, Filipinos all putting in work for the hood. It’s part of street culture.”

If you missed it, find out which star called Shia the greatest actor of their generation.

Shia LaBeouf Got His Whole Chest Tattooed for This Movie Role

Shia LaBeouf definitely gets into some extreme method acting!

Director David Ayer recently spoke out in an interview about the 34-year-old The Tax Collector actor’s serious commitment to different roles.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Shia LaBeouf

“He’s one of the best actors I’ve worked with, and he’s the most committed to body and soul. He had a tooth pulled on Fury, and then on Tax Collector, he got his whole chest tattooed. So he kind of goes all in, and I’ve never known anyone that committed,” David revealed.

The Tax Collector is scheduled to be released in August, and follows two tax collectors for a crime lord named Wizard whose business becomes upended, resulting in one of them desperately protecting his family from an old rival. Watch the thrilling first trailer!

Check out the latest photos we have of Shia‘s tattooed chest.

'Bright' Director Responds to 'Worst Movie of 2017' Review

The reviews for the new Netflix movie Bright have not been that great and now director David Ayer is responding to one review that called the film the “worst movie of 2017.”

BRIGHT, Netflix’s first mega-budget feature, is the single worst movie of 2017,” IndieWire’s David Ehrlich tweeted. In the review he wrote, “There’s boring, there’s bad, and then there’s Bright, a movie so profoundly awful that Republicans will probably try to pass it into law over Christmas break.”

Ayer responded to the tweet and said, “This is going on my fridge. Highest compliment is a strong reaction either way. This is a f–king epic review. It’s a big fun movie. You can sure string words together Mr. Erlich. I’d love to read any script you’ve written.”

Ehrlich replied by saying, “you’re a good man, mr. Ayer. i’ll be waiting with fresh eyes for whatever comes next.”

“I really appreciate that. Every movie is a labor of love for me. I’ve never chased the audience, and I know my work can be polarizing. I’ve lived a crazy love and I guess my movies reflect that,” David responded.

Will Smith & Co-Stars Noomi Rapace & Joel Edgerton Hit Tokyo for 'Bright' Premiere!

Will Smith is dapper in a blue suit while hitting the red carpet alongside his co-star Noomi Rapace at the premiere of their latest film Bright held at Roppongi Hills on Tuesday (December 19) in Tokyo, Japan.

The 49-year-old actor and the 37-year-old actress were also joined by their other co-star Joel Edgerton and director David Ayer.

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Will and his co-stars have been making their promo rounds all across the globe for the flick.

Over the weekend, Will, Noomi and Joel gathered on the red carpet to snap a selfie at the London premiere of Bright, which will be available streaming on Netflix on December 22.


FYI: Noomi is wearing a Louis Vuitton ensemble. Joel is wearing Strong Suit.

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Machine Gun Kelly, Bebe Rexha, & X Ambassadors Drop 'Home' Music Video - Watch Now!

Machine Gun Kelly teams up with Bebe Rexha and X Ambassadors in their emotional new music video for “Home.”

Then trio recorded the song for the soundtrack of the upcoming Netflix movie Bright.

The music video is definitely a reflection of the crime drama, which is set in a world where mystical creatures live side by side with humans, and a human cop is forced to work with an Orc to find a weapon everyone is prepared to kill for.

The video was filmed in Los Angeles and directed by David Ayer, who also directed the film.

Don’t miss Bright – starring Will Smith – when it hits the streaming service on December 22, and watch the “Home” music video below!


Machine Gun Kelly, X Ambassadors & Bebe Rexha – Home (from Bright: The Album)

'Scarface' Reboot Movie Has David Ayer Attached as Director!

David Ayer is in talks to direct the upcoming reboot of Scarface!

The film will be set in Los Angeles instead of Miami and Diego Luna is attached to star in the flick.

Scarface, which is set for an August 2018 release, will be “a reimagining of the core immigrant story told in both the 1932 and 1983 film versions,” according to Deadline.

Ayer is best known for directing Suicide Squad, as well as Fury, End of Watch, and the upcoming Netflix movie Bright.

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