May 26, 2016  

Hardly Getting New Job, Ray Winstone Will Take a Break From Acting

January 30, 2010 (4:12 am) GMT
After his last project was scrapped because of financial issue, Ray Winstone who reveals that he is currently unemployed says he will enjoy his time with his family.

is planning to take time away from the spotlight - because he's struggling to land any new acting roles. The Brit was set to film a big screen remake of cult 1970s cop show "The Sweeney" in late 2010, but the project was scrapped due to financial problems - and he admits his script offers have slowed down.

But the "Sexy Beast" star is hoping to make the most of his career lull - by spending time with his three daughters and wife Elaine. He tells U.K. talk show GMTV, "Hopefully, I'll have a break now. I've got no work to do now, I'm unemployed. It's been a long time since I've been unemployed. I'll enjoy it - I can see the family."

Ray Winstone's movie "" was recently released in U.S. theaters on January 29. He portrays a British gangster named Colin Diamond, starring opposite , , and . The big screen project follows the story of Colin who is convinced by his friends to kidnap and torture a man who has an affair with his wife.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Khloe Kardashian Files for Divorce From Lamar Odom Again
  2. Jamie Bell in Talks to Be the New James Bond
  3. First Look at Katherine Waterston's Daniels in 'Alien: Covenant' Image
  4. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Plan $10M Lawsuit to Silence Former Bodyguard
  5. Justin Bieber Spotted on Dinner Date With Nicola Peltz
  6. Take a Peek at Gwen Stefani's 'Misery' Music Video in This Teaser
  7. Miranda Lambert Closes Her Boutique, Sells Building to Ex-Husband Blake Shelton
  8. 'DWTS' Pro Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy Expecting First Child, but Something Upset Them