Antoine Fuqua’s Denzel Washington-led ‘The Equalizer’ is based on the 1980s TV show that starred Edward Woodward as the title character. In this movie version Washington plays McCall, a former black ops commando who has faked his death to live a quiet life in Boston. When he comes out of his self-imposed retirement to rescue a young girl, Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), he finds himself face to face with ultra-violent Russian gangsters. As he serves vengeance against those who brutalize the helpless, McCall’s desire for justice is reawakened.
Opening on September 26th, the likes of Melissa Leo, Bill Pullman, Haley Bennett, David Harbour and Marton Csokas co-star. Antoine Fuqua previously directed Denzel Washington in ‘Training Day.’ Check back tomorrow for my interviews with Denzel Washington and Chloë Grace Moretz for ‘The Equalizer.’
Closely following the release of four posters for ‘Interstellar’ (you can view them all below), Paramount Pictures has today set loose this stunning theatrical banner for the hugely anticipated sci-fi flick. Set for release on November 7th, the top-notch cast for Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ includes Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, John Lithgow, Casey Affleck, David Gyasi, Wes Bentley, Mackenzie Foy, Timothée Chalamet, Topher Grace, David Oyelowo, Ellen Burstyn, Michael Caine and Matt Damon.
When a wormhole (which theoretically can connect widely-separated regions of spacetime) is discovered, explorers and scientists unite to embark on a voyage through it, transcending the limits of human space travel. Among the travelers is a widowed engineer (McConaughey) who has to decide to leave behind his two children to join the voyage with the goal of saving humanity.
Ahead of the film’s January 9th release date, this first batch of images have arrived from ‘Taken 3.’ The likes of Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace and Forest Whitaker star in the film, which sees ‘Taken 2′ helmer Olivier Megaton back in the director’s chair. Plot details are currently under-wraps, yet Neeson has said the following about Bryan Mills’ latest escapade, “I have to go on the run, I’ll put it that way, from the not-so-lawful types and the lawful authorities. Bryan Mills served his country faithfully, but now even they are after him. They must not like me.”
New Trailer For Matthew Vaughn’s ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ – Starring Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson…
From 20th Century Fox comes this new trailer Matthew Vaughn’s ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service,’ which will arrive in cinemas on February 13th, 2015. 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.
Not long after it was reported that Matt Damon is being eyed to join Zhang Yimou’s ‘The Great Wall’ (that is, if he can work out his busy schedule – he’s gearing up to shoot ‘The Martian’ and then likely follows that with his upcoming return to the Jason Bourne character), we’re now hearing that Bryan Cranston – who recently won the “Best Lead Drama Actor” Emmy for ‘Breaking Bad’ – is in early talks to co-star in the film, a passion project of Legendary Pictures CEO Thomas Tull. The script for ‘The Great Wall is by Carlo Bernard and Doug Miro, but the most recent draft is by Tony Gilroy, who is familiar to Damon in via the ‘Bourne Identity films. ‘The Great Wall’ reveals the mystery behind why the Great Wall was built, and the secrets hidden beneath its stones.
Zhang Yimou’s body of work ranges from dramas ‘Raise the Red Lantern’ to martial arts epics such as ‘Hero’ and ‘House of Flying Daggers.’ He is an icon in his home country and also directed the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. His latest movie, ‘Coming Home,’ is set for release later this year, the film is a romance drama chronicling the journey of a Chinese dissident from the 1920′s to the 1990′s.
“His, Hers, The Truth” & “How Is Your Marriage?” TV Spots For David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’ – Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike…
The first set of reviews for David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’ adaptation arrived online today, and they’re crammed full with praise. Starring the likes of Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Kim Dickens, Patrick Fugit and Carrie Coon, the film is an adaptation of the Gillian Flynn novel that has sold 2 million copies. ‘Gone Girl,’ Flynn’s third novel, is a dark and suspenseful story that kicks off with the five-year anniversary of a married couple. Flynn wrote the screenplay for the film, which opens on October 3rd.