This first international trailer has arrived online for ‘Dark Places,’ the feature adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s (Gone Girl) best-selling novel starring Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christina Hendricks, Corey Stoll and Tye Sheridan. Set for a April 8th release in France, the film is written and directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner (Sarah’s Key). Expect word on the film’s UK and US release shortly.
‘Dark Places’ tells the story of Libby Day (Theron), a woman who, at the age of 7, survives the massacre of her family and testifies against her brother as the murderer. Twenty-five years later, a group obsessed with solving notorious crimes confronts her with questions about the horrific event. Told in a series of flashbacks from the points of view of Libby’s mother, Patty, and her brother, Ben, Libby is forced to revisit that fateful day and begins to question what exactly she saw – or didn’t see – the night of the tragedy.
Luke Evans & Dan Stevens In Talks To Join Emma Watson In Disney’s Live-Action ‘Beauty And The Beast’
Variety bring word that Luke Evans is in negotiations to play the villainous Gaston in Disney’s live-action retelling of ‘Beauty and the Beast.’ Evans was last seen in ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ and ‘Dracula Untold.’ The Welsh actor can be seen next in Ben Wheatley’s ‘High Rise.’ He is also currently shooting ‘Message From the King’ alongside Chadwick Boseman, to be followed up with a starring role in another Wheatley film, ‘Free Fire.’ UPDATE: According to THR, ‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘The Guest’ star Dan Stevens is in negotiations to play the Beast/Prince in ‘Beauty and the Beast.’
The good folks over at Marvel have unveiled this new trailer for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ Joss Whedon’s ensemble superhero flick stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, the team must reassemble to defeat Ultron (James Spader), a terrifying technological villain hell bent on human extinction.
Working Title Films’ ‘The Danish Girl,’ directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables) and starring Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything, Les Misérables) and Alicia Vikander (A Royal Affair, Anna Karenina), will be released in the US by Focus Features in exclusive engagements in New York and Los Angeles beginning November 27th and by Universal Pictures International overseas.
‘The Danish Girl’ is the remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Einar and Gerda Wegener (being portrayed, respectively, by Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander), whose marriage and work are cast into the unknown when Einar begins a groundbreaking journey to become one of the world’s first transgender women, Lili Elbe. ‘The Danish Girl has been adapted into a screenplay by BAFTA Award nominee Lucinda Coxon, based on the novel of the same name by David Ebershoff. The film’s cast also includes Matthias Schoenaerts (The Drop), Ben Whishaw (Skyfall), and Amber Heard (The Rum Diary).
Trailer & Poster For Tarsem Singh’s ‘Self/less’ – Starring Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley, Matthew Goode…
Focus Features has released the first teaser poster and trailer for Tarsem Singh’s (The Fall, Immortals) ‘Self/less,’ which is led by Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley, Matthew Goode, Derek Luke, Victor Garber, Natalie Martinez and Michelle Dockery. In this provocative psychological science fiction thriller, an extremely wealthy man (Academy Award-winner Kingsley) dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man (Ryan Reynolds). But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body’s origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause. ‘Self/less’ opens on July 31st.
Ahead of the film’s June 19th release, Entertainment One have unveiled the first teaser trailer for ‘Mr. Holmes.’ From director Bill Condon, ‘Mr. Holmes’ is about a retired Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen) and is based on Mitch Cullin’s novel ‘A Slight Trick of the Mind.’ The film is the second collaboration between Condon and McKellen, who previously worked together on ‘Gods and Monsters.’ Written and directed by Condon, ‘Gods and Monsters’ won the best screenplay at the Oscars and earned McKellen a best actor nomination.