01-29-10: Artists for Haiti, HTTYD, Sundance

Gerard was among the celebrities who came out on Thursday, January 28 for the Artists for Haiti Benefit art auction at Track 16 Gallery in Santa Monica, CA. The event, sponsored by Artists for Peace and Justice, was hosted by actress Olivia Wilde.  Read more… | View Gallery…

Kids Kicking Cancer Campaign
Two more recipients have been chosen from the list of donation receipts submitted in our Kids Kicking Cancer charity campaign, which ends February 13.  Congratulations to Ann L. of Tampa, FL and  Tracy M. from Wenatchee, WA (future movie premiere invite)!!

To date, over $43,800 has been raised from 1094 donation receipts submitted!!  Thank you for all the support!! It’s not too late to send in your donation receipts!  If you are mailing a check, it must be RECEIVED before February 14, so get it in the mail early.


A new promotional image from How to Train Your Dragon has been released by Dreamworks.  Gerard poses with his character, Stoick the Vast, from the film.  View larger…  A new promotional image from The Bounty Hunter has been added to the gallery.  View larger…  A list of international release dates for The Bounty Hunter have been added to the film’s official website.


Gerard took a half-day break from his busy schedule to attend the Holy Rollers screening at Sundance.  View more pictures…

Gamer has rocketed its way to the top of all three DVD charts for the week ending January 24 according to the Hollywood Reporter.  Read more…

12-15-09: Bounty Hunter Poster, Gerard in Dubai

Rama Screen has a look at a poster for The Bounty Hunter taken at Rama’s local movie theater.  Click here to view larger version… @SPE_LatinAM on Twitter has posted that the trailer for the film will make it’s debut on MSN on Friday, December 18.  Stay tuned for more!!!
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Gerard is currently in Dubai for a whirlwind 36 hours to accept Variety’s International Star of the Year award.  He has concluded a “Conversation with Gerard Butler” and photocall at the fest.  View more pictures…

@DubaiWriter tweeted from Gerard’s press conference.  Click here to follow what she had to say!

Watch video below from the DIFF press conference with Gerard from DIFF’s YouTube Channel!

ROLE RUMOR
An interesting role rumor has popped up on the Google Alerts about a minister in Pennsylvania.  Samuel Childers is a minister, a soldier and loves to ride his Harley-Davidson — an unusual combination to say the least.  Now a movie is being made about his life.  Gerard recently visited Childers at his church in Central City.   He may play the “Machine Gun Preacher” in the movie.  Screenwriter Jason Keller wrote the screenplay about Childers, who got his unique moniker from his aggressive style of saving African children from warlords.  Read more…

IMDB STARmeter TOP 25 of 2009
Congratulations to Gerard for placing #13 on IMDB’s Top 25 of 2009.  Read more…

KIDS KICKING CANCER CHARITY CAMPAIGN
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Our two latest recipients in the Kids Kicking Cancer campaign for personalized autographed photos of Gerard are Andrea B. from Gates, TN and Kathleen F. from O’Fallon, IL.  Some have asked how we are picking the recipients, so here is an outline of the process.  All donation receipt submissions are stored in a database (including all previously submitted PayPal donations AND checks received).  The database is downloaded to Excel and we use Random.org to randomly select a line number from that Excel spreadsheet. To date we have had over 680 donations for a total of more than $26,000 donated to KKC.  THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT!!!

SUPPORT GERARDBUTLER.NET
GerardButler.Net has been fully supported by Amazon.com commissions for close to five years (CafePress commissions go to our charity foundation), but those commissions are down with the economic challenges of the times.  While our hosting fees are covered, we still have expenses like domain registrations, postal mailbox, postage for contest winners and our newsletter service.  These expenses total close to $750.  Looking forward to 2010, we would love to cover those charges now and donate the Amazon.com commissions to charity at the end of the year.  If you would like to help support the website, click here.  Every little bit helps and thank you so very much for all your support n the past.  Without you, the fans, we would not still be here close to 9 years after we began. 😀


12-02-09: Gerard is Variety In’tl Star of the Year

dubaiWhile unveiling their line-up for the 6th Dubai International Film Festival, organizers announced that Gerard will be on hand at the event to accept Variety’s International Star of the Year award.  The award is sponsored by the entertainment industry’s trade magazine, Variety.  The festival runs from December 9 – 16.  Read more… Congratulations Gerry!

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A new entry has been posted on the How To Train Your Dragon official blog.  This one focuses on production designer Kathy Altieri.  Read the blog now…


We have also posted a number of photos from the film, including images of Gerard’s character, Stoick the Vast, in the gallery.

07-27-07: The Ugly Truth Box Office, Gamer and More

The Ugly TruthGREAT NEWS! The Ugly Truth debuted to a pleasing $27 million from 2,882 engagements to place third for the weekend at the box office.  Read more…

Don’t be shy!  See it again in its opening week and increase those box office totals!!!

For fans wishing to rate and/or submit reviews for The Ugly Truth, please visit this page or submit your star rating below:

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More favorites have been added to our YouTube page, including, Live with Regis and Kelly, Good Morning America, Craig Ferguson and the always entertaining Chuck the Movie Guy (below):


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NEWS AND REVIEWS
It’s been a busy weekend for news, so in case you missed some, browse The Ugly Truth Reviews, The Ugly Truth News, Interviews and Gamer News for all the latest added over the past few days.

Gerry talks to Hollywood Outbreak about choosing scripts, including what happened with The Untouchables: Capone Rising.  Listen here…

GAMER
Gamer has been added to the schedule for the 35th Deauville Festival of American Film.  This year’s festival runs September 4 – 13.  Read more…

GALLERY ADDITIONS

Arriving/Leaving Good Morning America, Live with Regis and Kelly screencaps, Outside Live with Regis and Kelly, With fans Meghan and Siobhan C on Bounty Hunter Set and more….

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