2 New Posters For Edgar Wright’s ‘The World’s End’ – Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost & Martin Freeman
@SimonPegg has debuted this new US poster (above) and UK poster (below) for Edgar Wright’s ‘The World’s End.’ The film is the third instalment of Wright’s trilogy of comedies, following the fantastic ‘Shaun of the Dead’ (2004) and ‘Hot Fuzz’ (2007). Wright co-wrote the script for ‘The World’s End’ with Simon Pegg, who will once again star alongside Nick Frost. Joining Pegg and Frost are the likes of Martin Freeman, Paddy Considine, Eddie Marsan, and Rosamund Pike. The film is set for a July 19th release in the UK and a August 23rd bow in the US.
In ‘The World’s End,’ 20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hellbent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King (Simon Pegg), a 40-year-old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their hometown and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub – The World’s End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realise the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind’s. Reaching The World’s End is the least of their worries. The production notes for the film can be read below.
Picturehouse Cinemas has unveiled this first trailer for Ben Wheatley’s ‘A Field in England.’ Pencilled in for a July 5th release in the UK and Ireland (through multiple formats), the film is set in 1648 AD during the English Civil War. ‘A Field in England’ is being described as a psychedelic trip into magic and madness from Wheatley – award-winning director of ‘Down Terrace,’ ‘Kill List’ and ‘Sightseers.’ Michael Smiley (Kill List), Peter Ferdinando (Tony), Reece Shearsmith (The League of Gentlemen), Julian Barratt (The Mighty Boosh), Richard Glover (Sightseers) and Ryan Pope (Ideal) star.
’A Field In England’ is written by Amy Jump and Ben Wheatley and produced by Claire Jones and Andy Starke, with Anna Higgs Executive Producing for Film4. The film is the latest collaboration between Film4, Wheatley and Rook Films, following ‘Kill List’ and ‘Sightseers’ – which are both brilliant, so check them out! The film is out later this year in the US through Drafthouse Films.
20th Century Fox has unleashed this new action-packed trailer for ‘The Wolverine.’ Alongside Hugh Jackman as the titular character, the film stars Hiroyuki Sanada as Shingen, Hal Yamanouchi as Yashida, Tao Okamoto as Mariko, Brian Tee as Norubo Mori, Will Yun Lee as Kenuichio Harada/Silver Samurai, Rila Fukushima as Yukio, and Svetlana Khodchenkova as Viper. Scheduled for release on July 26th, ‘The Wolverine’ is directed by James Mangold (3:10 to Yuma, Walk the Line, Knight and Day), while the script is by ‘The Usual Suspects’ scribe Christopher McQuarrie and Mark Bomback.
Describing ‘The Wolverine’ as a “Japanese noir picture with tentpole action in it”, James Mangold recently said the film is set after the previous X-Men movies. ‘The Wolverine’ takes inspiration from Chris Claremont and Frank Miller’s Marvel miniseries from the 1980s dealing with the character’s adventures in Japan. There, samurai steel clashes with adamantium claws as Logan confronts a mysterious figure from his past in an epic battle that will leave him forever changed. The official synopsis for ‘The Wolverine’ can be read below.
It’s been two years. Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms) and Doug (Justin Bartha) are happily living uneventful lives at home. Tattoos have been lasered off, files purged. The last they heard from disaster-magnet Leslie Chow (Ken Jeong), he’d been tossed into a Thai prison and, with him out of the way, the guys have very nearly recovered from their nights prowling the seamy side of Las Vegas in a roofie’d haze, and being kidnapped, shot at, and chased by drug-dealing mobsters in Bangkok. The only member of the Wolfpack who’s not content is Alan (Zach Galifianakis). Still lacking a sense of purpose, the group’s black sheep has ditched his meds and given in to his natural impulses in a big way – which, for Alan, means no boundaries, no filters and no judgment – until a personal crisis forces him to finally seek the help he needs.
‘The Hangover Part III’ reunites stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha as Phil, Stu, Alan and Doug. Also returning to the cast are Ken Jeong as Leslie Chow; Heather Graham as Stu’s first wife, Jade; and Jeffrey Tambor as Alan’s father, Sid. Joining the ensemble for the first time is John Goodman, starring as the guys’ new nightmare, Marshall. Todd Phillips directs from a screenplay he wrote with Craig Mazin, who previously collaborated with him on the screenplay for ‘The Hangover Part II.’ The film is set for a May 23rd release.
Alan is not doing too well in the beginning of this film, and the guys stage an intervention in the hopes of getting him into a facility where he can get some help and put his life in order. Naturally, Alan is resistant, but he finally gives in to the promise of a road trip with his three best friends….
Zach Galifianakis: Yeah. Alan is having some kind of mid-life crisis…. if he was to live to 120 (laughs). Alan’s 60 years old, he looks good. But really, he’s having a bit of a mid-life crisis, even though he doesn’t really know it. The story for the third one starts basically when something happens to Alan’s life, he has a meltdown and he hasn’t been the most responsible adult there is. Alan has to be told he’s having a midlife crisis because he’s not aware of it. He has no idea. I guess it’s more like a coming-of-age crisis, but it’s hard to come of age when you’re already over 40. People are concerned, and they try to help Alan. But that’s how it starts: helping Alan. It’s so nice and innocent.
Walt Disney Pictures has debuted this latest TV spot for the upcoming action-adventure film, ‘The Lone Ranger.’ A first-rate cast has been assembled for the ‘The Lone Ranger,’ with Armie Hammer (The Social Network) taking on the role of the titular character, Johnny Depp playing Tonto, and the likes of Ruth Wilson, William Fichtner, Helena Bonham Carter, James Badge Dale, Barry Pepper, Tom Wilkinson and James Frain co-starring. The film, which takes place in 1869, is directed by Gore Verbinski for Walt Disney Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films. ‘The Lone Ranger’ marks Verbrinski and Depp’s fifth collaboration after the first trio of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movies and the Oscar-winning ‘Rango.’
The film is described as “a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought tolife through new eyes. Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice—taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.” ‘The Lone Ranger’ has been pencilled in for a July 3rd release in the US and a August 9th release in the UK. The production details and official synopsis for ‘The Lone Ranger’ can be read below.
Hot on the heels of the Russell Crowe as Jor-El one-sheet, Warner Bros. Pictures has unveiled these character posters for ‘Man of Steel’ featuring Henry Cavill as Superman/Kal-El and Michael Shannon as General Zod. Set to hit 2D, 3D and IMAX cinemas on June 14th, the Zack Snyder-directed film also stars Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Kevin Costner as Superman/Clarke’s adoptive father Jonathan Kent, Diane Lane as Superman/Clarke’s adoptive mother Martha Kent, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Antje Traue as Faora, Ayelet Zurer as Superman’s Kryptonian mother Lara Lor-Van, Christopher Meloni as Colonel Hardy, Harry Lennix as General Swanwick, Michael Kelly as Steve Lombard, and Richard Shiff as Dr. Emil Hamilton.
In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. Clark Kent/Kal-El (Henry Cavill) is a young twentysomething journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond anyone’s imagination. Transported to Earth years ago from Krypton, an advanced alien planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question – Why am I here? Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha (Diane Lane) and Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner), Clark soon discovers that having super abilities means making very difficult decisions. But when the world needs stability the most, it comes under attack. Will his abilities be used to maintain peace or ultimately used to divide and conquer? Clark must become the hero known as “Superman,” not only to shine as the world’s last beacon of hope but to protect the ones he loves.