Variety are reporting that Kristen Stewart is set to join the cast of Steven Shainberg’s comedy drama ‘The Big Shoe.’ Elizabeth Banks is also confirmed for the cast alongside Jim Sturgess. The film, the directors first feature outing since 2006′s ‘Fur,’ is described by Shainberg as combining eroticism and humor in the same vein as his 2002 film ‘Secretary.’
‘The Big Shoe’ follows a show designer (Jim Sturgess) whose family want to use his designs to make mass-produced knock-offs for fast profit. The family hires a muse (Kristen Stewart) and a psychotherapist (Elizabeth Banks) to lure him back to work when he breaks free from the family. Andrew Lazar’s Mad Chance Productions will produce the film, which is penned by Steven Shainberg and Mickey Birnbaum. Filming is set to begin June 17th.
5 New ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Pics Highlight Chris Pine, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Quinto & Zoe Saldana
Entertainment Weekly has unleashed five new images from the upcoming sequel to J.J. Abram’s reboot of the iconic sci-fi franchise, ‘Star Trek into Darkness.’ Set for release on May 17th (May 15th in IMAX), ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ is directed by Abrams with a script by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Damon Lindelof. Abrams is producing with Bryan Burk through Bad Robot Productions, along with Lindelof, Kurtzman and Orci.
Chris Pine (James T. Kirk), John Cho (Sulu), Bruce Greenwood (Christopher Pike), Simon Pegg (Scotty), Zachary Quinto (Spock), Zoe Saldana (Uhura), Karl Urban (Bones) and Anton Yelchin (Pavel Chekov) reprise their roles from the 2009 original, with new parts for Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Noel Clarke and Peter Weller. The official synopsis for ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ can be read below the rest of the pics.
Disney•Pixar has set loose this new character poster for ‘Monsters University,’ the much-anticipated ‘Monsters, Inc.’ prequel. Scheduled for release on June 21th in the US and July 12th in the UK, ’Monsters University’ looks at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at the University of Fear – when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends. The voice cast features John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Dave Foley, Julia Sweeney, Joel Murray, and Peter Sohn. The official synopsis for ‘Monsters University’ can be read below.
Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each other. “Monsters University” unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends. Screaming with laughter and fun, “Monsters University” is directed by Dan Scanlon (“Cars,” “Mater and the Ghostlight,” “Tracy”) and produced by Kori Rae (“Up,” “The Incredibles,” “Monsters, Inc.”). The film opens in U.S. theaters on June 21, 2013, and will be shown in Disney Digital 3D™ in select theaters.
“You silver tongued devil, you.” Jason Grill has created this top-notch fine art print for Quentin Tarantino’s revenge-tinged spaghetti western ’Django Unchained,’ focusing on Jamie Foxx’s Django, Christoph Waltz’s Dr. King Schultz, Leonardio DiCarpio Calvin Candie, and Samuel L. Jackson’s Stephen. You can purchase the print or check out alternate variations of it (hoodies, iPhone cases, frame art prints…. ) here.
‘Django Unchained’ recently took home two Golden Globes in the form of Best Screenplay for Quentin Tarantino, and Best Supporting Actor for Christoph Waltz. The film is up for five Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Christoph Waltz), Best Cinematography, and Best Sound Editing. Additionally, ‘Django Unchained’ is up for five awards at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).
Worldview Entertainment has unveiled this first look at David Gordon Green’s (Prince Avalanche, All the Real Girls) gritty, southern drama ‘Joe,’ starring Nicolas Cage and Tye Sheridan (Mud, The Tree of Life). WestEnd Films is handling international sales and will be shopping the films to buyers at this months European Film Market.
Recently wrapping principal photography in Texas, ‘Joe’ is written by Gary Hawkins based on the Larry Brown novel of the same title. David Gordon Green co-produces the film with his long-time producer Lisa Muskat, and Worldview CEO Christopher Woodrow, alongside Derrick Tseng. The synopsis for ‘Joe’ is as follows.
Screendaily bring word that IM Global’s specialty label, Anthem, will fully finance the Tom Hardy-starring thriller ‘Locke,’ and is introducing the project to buyers at this months European Film Market. Paul Webster, Joe Wright (director of ‘Atonement,’ ‘Hanna’ and ‘Anna Karenina’) and Guy Heeley’s Shoebox Films are producing, and Steven Knight will direct from his original screenplay.
‘Locke’ will reportedly be shot in real time over 90 minutes. The story follows a man (Tom Hardy) on the road to success who must race to save his life from unraveling after he receives a mysterious phone call. Production is scheduled to kick off later this month in London. IM Global, Shoebox and director Steven Knight previously collaborated on the Jason Statham-starring ‘Hummingbird,’ which Lionsgate will release later this year.