Netlix send word that ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend,’ the next chapter in the saga started by the acclaimed Ang Lee martial arts epic, will premiere exclusively on Netflix and in selected global IMAX theaters on August 28th, 2015. Produced by The Weinstein Company, ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend’ echoes the themes of the original movie, but tells its own story – one of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption, set against breathtaking action in an epic martial arts battle between good and evil that will decide the fate of the Martial World.
Directed by the renowned martial arts choreographer (The Matrix Trilogy and Kill Bill) and director Yuen Wo-Ping (Tai Chi Master), ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend’ stars Michelle Yeoh, reprising her role as Yu Shu-Lien with Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Monkey King 3D) as Silent Wolf. The film is to be the first of several major films backed by Netflix to premiere on the same day on the world’s leading Internet TV network and in select IMAX theaters globally, giving consumers and exhibitors around the world flexibility in how, when and where they enjoy a major motion picture. ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend’ also stars Harry Shum Jr, Jason Scott Lee, Roger Yuan, Eugenia Yuan and newcomer Natasha Liu Bordizzo.
This new image has arrived online from ‘A Most Violent Year,’ the upcoming thriller written and directed by ‘All Is Lost’ and ‘Margin Call’ helmer J.C. Chandor. ‘A Most Violent Year’ is set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history. The story revolves around an American immigrant (Oscar Isaac) and his wife (Jessica Chastain) trying to expand their business as violence and corruption threaten to destroy all they have built. The film opens on December 31st in the US before a UK release on January 23rd – positioning it for a potential awards run. David Oyelowo, Catalina Sandino Moreno and Albert Brooks also star.
A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history. The film follows the lives of an immigrant (Oscar Isaac) and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.
With Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling set to play the lead roles in Shane Black’s ‘The Nice Guys,’ Deadline now bring word that Matt Bomer will reportedly play the villain in the 1970s-set noir flick. A June 17th, 2016 release date has been penciled in for the film, and ‘The Nice Guys’ will be Shane Black’s next feature – he’s also attached to the film adaptation of the popular adventure book series ‘The Destroyer’ by Warren Murphy, a ‘Doc Savage’ film, and a new ‘Predator’ film.
Set in smoggy 1970s Los Angeles, the story follows Jackson Healy (muscle-for-hire, recovering alcoholic – Russell Crowe) and Holland March (private eye, practicing alcoholic – Ryan Gosling), who are brought together by the suicide of a fading porn star. However, the dead girl’s aunt is convinced she saw her niece alive and well after the highly publicized incident. March needs money, takes the case, and within days, it’s blossomed into a far-reaching murder conspiracy, bizarrely rooted in smog and the U.S. auto industry.
From Lionsgate UK comes these two new TV spots for the fantasy/thriller ‘Horns.’ Directed by Alexandre Aja (Piranha 3D, High Tension) and based on Joe Hill’s popular novel of the same name, ‘Horns’ follows Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe), the number one suspect for the violent rape and murder of his longtime girlfriend (Juno Temple). Hungover from a night of hard drinking, Ig awakens one morning to find horns starting to grow from his own head and soon realizes their power drives people to confess their sins and give in to their most selfish and unspeakable impulses – an effective tool in his quest to discover the true circumstances of his late girlfriend’s tragedy and for exacting revenge on her killer.
Regina Hall & Keegan-Michael Key Join The Likes Of Ed Helms, Christina Applegate & Chris Hemsworth In The ‘Vacation’ Reboot
Regina Hall and Keegan-Michael Key (Key and Peele) have reportedly joined the cast of the ‘Vacation’ reboot. The comedy, which is led by Ed Helms (The Hangover) and Christina Applegate (Anchorman), marks Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley’s directorial debut. Rounding out the cast are Chris Hemsworth in the role of Stone Crandall, Rusty’s irritatingly successful brother-in-law; Charlie Day, who plays a river rafting guide; and Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins, who play Rusty’s sons, James and Kevin. Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo reprise their roles as Clark and Ellen Griswold from the classic Vacation comedies. Hall and Key will play family friends of the Griswolds that are described as “the perfect family.”
Alright, now this looks awesome.
Warner Bros have just unleashed this first trailer and poster for Paul Thomas Anderson’s hugely anticipated crime drama ‘Inherent Vice.’ Based on the 2009 crime novel by Thomas Pynchon, ‘Inherent Vice’ stars Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson, Jena Malone, Michael K. Williams, Katherine Waterston, Martin Short and Maya Rudolph.