“Midnight Is Just The Beginning” TV Spot For Disney’s ‘Cinderella’ – Starring Lily James, Richard Madden, Cate Blanchett…
Walt Disney Pictures have debuted this latest TV spot for ‘Cinderella,’ the live action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Kenneth Branagh, the film stars Lily James in the title role, Richard Madden as the Prince, Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett as the infamous stepmother Lady Tremaine, and Academy Award-nominee Helena Bonham Carter as the Fairy Godmother. Holliday Grainger and Sophie McShera play Ella’s stepsisters Anastasia and Drisella, respectively. Stellan Skarsgård and Nonso Anozie play the Arch Grand Duke and the Prince’s loyal friend, the Captain. Tony Award-winner Derek Jacobi portrays the King. ‘Cinderella’ will be released on March 13th.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer has confirmed on his Twitter account that that Kaya Scodelario (The Maze Runner, Skins) has landed a leading role in the fifth ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.’ Brenton Thwaites has also joined the franchise while Javier Bardem is set to play Captain Brand, a ghost bent on revenge against Johnny Depp’s Capt. Jack Sparrow, who he holds responsible for the murder of his brother. Geoffrey Rush is expected to reprise his role as Barbossa, who could team up with Captain Brand.
Other returning cast members for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ will likely include Ian McShane and Stephen Graham, and there have been rumors that Orlando Bloom might be making a return appearance as Will Turner. Set for July 7th, 2017, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ will be directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg (Kon-Tiki). ‘Catch Me If You Can’ scribe Jeff Nathanson has penned the screenplay.
After recently premiering at the Sundace Film Festival to fantastic reviews, Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have unveiled this first clip from director Craig Zobel’s (Compliance) ‘Z for Zachariah.’ Led by Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie and Chris Pine, Nissar Modi provides the screenplay for the post-apocalyptic thriller, adapting Robert C. O’Brien’s 1974 novel. The film is a psychological thriller set after an apocalyptic event. It centers on a girl (Robbie) who is seemingly the sole survivor until a scientist (Ejiofor) finds her farm, and the two fall in love. Another survivor, a young man (Pine), surfaces, complicating matters. ‘Z for Zachariah’ will be released later this year.
From 20th Century Fox comes this fun set of promo videos for Matthew Vaughn’s ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service,’ which will arrive in cinemas on February 13th. In ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service,’ which is based on the comicbook created by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, Colin Firth plays a James Bond-like superspy who works for MI6 and takes his slacker nephew under his wing. He mentors his nephew Gary (Taron Egerton) in tradecraft in the hopes that Gary can change and become an MI6 agent. The likes of Michael Caine, Sophie Cookson, Sofia Boutella, Mark Strong and Samuel L. Jackson also star.
Eli Roth has revealed the teaser trailer for his latest film, ‘Knock Knock,’ which had its premiere last night at the Sundance Film Festival. In the psychological thriller, directed and co-written by Roth, two beautiful young girls (Lorenza Izzo and Ana de Armas) walk into a married man’s (Keanu Reeves) life and turn a wild fantasy into his worst nightmare. The likes of Aaron Burns, Ignacia Allamand and Colleen Camp co-star.
With filming on ‘The Hateful Eight’ now underway in Telluride, Colorado, The Weinstein Company have announced further additions to the cast of Academy Award winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming feature. James Parks (Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2), Dana Gourrier (Django Unchained), Zoë Bell (Death Proof), Gene Jones (No Country for Old Men), Keith Jefferson (Django Unchained), Lee Horsley (Django Unchained), Craig Stark (Django Unchained) and Belinda Owino (Django Unchained) have all come on board the film, which will be released later this year.
The lead cast for Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming post-Civil War western is as follows: Academy Award-nominee Samuel L. Jackson as Major Marquis Warren, Golden Globe-nominee Kurt Russell as John “The Hangman” Ruth, Golden Globe-nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh as Daisy Domergue, Emmy-nominee Walton Goggins as Chris Mannix, Academy Award-nominee Demian Bichir as Bob, Academy Award-nominee Tim Roth as Oswaldo Mobray, Michael Madsen as Joe Gage and Academy Award-nominee Bruce Dern as General Sanford Smithers. Also, Channing Tatum has signed on for a role in the project. This will be Leigh, Bichir and Tatum’s first film with Tarantino, while the rest of the cast have worked with him in the past.