February 17, 2018

Mayor’s former foster son gets prison time

Jinagh Navas-Rivas has been handed prison time on drug offences. He's the former foster son of Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson. He's been handed  four years on two counts of cocaine trafficing and weapons offences. Earlier in the day, the mayor spoke about his former foster son's legal troubles. "All I'd say is he is in court today, he has … [Read more...]

Ben Foster Enjoys A “Red Light Winter”

Ben Foster ("Contraband") is attached to star in Adam Rapp's indie drama adaptation of his own bleak play "Red Light Winter" says Variety. The story follows two male friends who travel from New York to Amsterdam and become caught up in a love triangle with a prostitute (Kirsten Dunst), bringing to the surface dark undercurrents in their troubled … [Read more...]

Affleck, Mara, Foster Seek “Saints”

Rooney Mara, Ben Foster and Casey Affleck are attached to star in the feature "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" reports Deadline. David Lowery has written and will direct this expansion of his own award-winning 16-minute short "Pioneer" which screened at Sundance and SXSW last year. That short starred Will Oldham as a father who tells his little boy the … [Read more...]

Wahlberg, Kitsch, Foster Turn “Survivor”

Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch and Ben Foster are in talks to play three of the four lead Navy SEALs in Peter Berg's "Lone Survivor" for Emmett/Furla Films and Universal Pictures says Deadline. Based on the book by Marcus Luttrell, the harrowing story deals with how Luttrell's SEAL team fought to stay alive after being ambushed in Afghanistan in … [Read more...]

Vancouver mayor’s foster son in custody for drug and weapon charges

The former foster son of Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson will stay in custody for now. Wearing an orange prison shirt, Jinagh Navas-Rivas appeared briefly in Richmond provincial court for what was supposed to be a bail hearing. But the 21-year old, who is facing drug and weapon charges, does not have a lawyer so his case has been … [Read more...]