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DreamWorks Animation has let out the hatch these five new character posters for ‘Turbo,’ which is coming to 3D, 2D and IMAX 3D theaters on July 19th in the US and October 18th in the UK. Featuring a voice cast of Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michael Pena, Luis Guzmán, Bill Hader, Richard Jenkins, Ken Jeong, Michelle Rodriguez, Michael Bell, Maya Rudolph, Ben Schwartz, Kurtwood Smith, Snoop Dogg, and Samuel L. Jackson, ‘Turbo’ tells the story of an ordinary garden snail with an impossible dream: to become the fastest snail in the world. When a freak accident gives him extraordinary speed, Turbo sets out to try to make this dream come true. The official synopsis for the film is as follows.
From the makers of Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda, Turbo is a high-velocity 3D comedy about an underdog snail who kicks into overdrive when he miraculously attains the power of super-speed. But after making fast friends with a crew of streetwise, tricked-out es-car-goes, Turbo learns that no one succeeds on their own. So he puts his heart and shell on the line to help his pals achieve their dreams, before Turbo-charging his own impossible dream: winning the Indy 500.
Alongside revealing this new poster, Twitch bring word that Scott Adkins has joined the cast of the Renny Harlin-directed period action movie, ‘Hercules 3D.’ Kellan Lutz (Twilight, Immortals) will play the titular character in ‘Hercules 3D, and ‘Spartacus’ star Liam McIntyre has been cast as a young army captain who becomes Hercules’ most trusted battlefield companion. After an evil king deceives them, Hercules and the captain are sold into slavery and must fight side by side to earn their freedom. Adkins will reportedly play the the role of the evil king, King Amphitryon, in the film.
‘Hercules’ is one of two high-profile Hercules movies being made by Hollywood studios, the second being an MGM/Paramount co-production to be directed by Brett Ratner. Dwayne Johnson is playing the titular hero in the rival project. Aiming for a release in March 2014, ’Hercules 3D’ is backed by Millenium Films with a budget reported to be $70 million. The Dwayne Johnson-starring Hercules movie is slated for release in August 2014.
Duyeqing has put together this excellent ‘Thor’ and ‘The Hobbit’ crossover “Audience with the king” painting featuring two fan favorites from the respected franchises: Tom Hiddleston’s Loki and Lee Pace’s Thranduil. Hiddleston’s Loki will next be seen in ‘Thor: The Dark World’ from October 30th in the UK and November 8th in the US. Alan Taylor, an accomplished TV director whose credits include ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Mad Men,’ ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘Nurse Jackie,’ takes over directorial duties from Kenneth Branagh, who helmed the first ‘Thor’ film. Pace’s Thranduil will next be seen in the second part of ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,’ on December 13th. Referred to in the novel as “The Elvenking”, Thranduil is the ruler of the realm of the northern part of Mirkwood. He is also the father of Legolas. Check out the above piece in hi-res here.
In the ‘Thor: The Dark World,’ the likes of Chris Hemsworth, Idris Elba, Ray Stevenson, Kat Dennings, Jaimie Alexander, Tadanobu Asano, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston and Natalie Portman also reprise their roles from the first ‘Thor’ film, while Zack Levi is confirmed to play Fandril, Christopher Eccleston will play the villainous Malekith The Accursed, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje will be playing Algrim the Strong and Kurse.
Sony Pictures has debuted this new behind-the-scenes featurette for Roland Emmerich’s (Independence Day, 2012) upcoming summer blockbuster, ‘White House Down.’ In the film, Jamie Foxx plays the President of the United States, while Channing Tatum plays John Cale, an up-and-coming Secret Service agent who protects the Commander-in-chief during a paramilitary terrorist attack on the White House. Besides Tatum and Foxx, the likes of Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, Lance Reddick, James Woods, Garcelle Beauvais and Rachelle Lefevre co-star. ‘White House Down’ opens in cinemas on June 28th in the US and on September 6th in the UK. The script for the film is by James Vanderbilt (Zodiac, The Amazing Spider-Man).
Capitol Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation’s government falling into chaos and time running out, it’s up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.
Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ – Starring Tom Hiddleston & Tilda Swinton
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Jim Jarmusch’s (Broken Flowers, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Dead Man) crypto-vampire love story ’Only Lovers Left Alive,’ which will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday in the competition section. ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ is lead by Tom Hiddleston as Adam, an underground musician who’s deeply depressed by the direction of human activities. He reunites with his centuries-long lover, Eve (Tilda Swinton), though their idyll is soon interrupted by Eve’s wild and uncontrollable younger sister Ava (Mia Wasikowska). John Hurt, Anton Yelchin and Jeffrey Wright also star. The synopsis for the film is as follows. Expect a confirmed release date for the film shortly.
“Only Lovers Left Alive takes place against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier and follows an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, who reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister.”