7 New ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Pics Showcase Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx & Dane DeHaan
Total Film has unleashed this new batch of images from ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2.’ From director Marc Webb, the film will be released in the US on May 2nd and in the UK on April 18th. ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ also stars Andrew Garfield (Peter Parker/Spider-Man), Emma Stone (Gwen Stacy), Jamie Foxx (Electro), Paul Giamatti (Aleksei Sytsevich/The Rhino), Dane DeHaan (Harry Osborne), Colm Feore (‘Donald Menken’), Chris Cooper (Norman Osborne), Felicity Jones, B.J. Novak, Sarah Gadon and Sally Field (May Parker). The official synopsis for the film is as follows.
We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead.
Michael R. Roskam’s ‘The Drop’ (Animal Rescue) Set For September – Starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini…
Fox Searchlight has announced that Michael R. Roskam’s (Bullhead) ‘The Drop’ has been set for a September 19th release date. The film, formerly known as ‘Animal Rescue,’ stars Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Matthias Schoenaerts, James Gandolfini, John Ortiz and James Frecheville.
‘The Drop’ focuses on a man (Tom Hardy) who wants to shed his criminal path but somehow gets mixed up in a bad heist and a killing resulting from a lost and contested pit bull. Rapace will play Nadia, a woman who crosses paths with the protagonist when he finds a wounded puppy outside her home. Author Dennis Lehane adapted the film from his own short story that first appeared in ‘Boston Noir.’ Previous Lehane movie adaptations include ‘Mystic River,’ ‘Shutter Island’ and ‘Gone Baby Gone.’ Expect more details about ‘The Drop’ shortly.
Yahoo! Movies has revealed this first trailer and poster for Steven Brill’s comedy ‘Walk of Shame,’ which stars Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden, Gillian Jacobs, Sarah Wright, Larry Gilliard Jr, and Kevin Nealon. After losing an audition for her dream job, an aspiring Los Angeles TV news anchor (Banks) goes out for an uncharacteristic night of partying. She awakes in a stranger’s bed (Marsden) to a phone message from her agent telling her the job is hers, if she can make it across town by 5 pm. Stranded in an unknown area without money, a phone, and a car, she embarks on a series of misadventures as she races to the most important job interview of her life. ‘Walk of Shame’ opens on April 25th.
According to The Wrap, Sony Pictures has won a bidding war for David Ignatius’ spy novel ‘The Director,’ which will be produced by Scott Rudin. Sony and Rudin are reportedly hoping to land Paul Greengrass to direct, but he is not officially involved at this time. Greengrass is a favorite to receive his second Oscar nomination tomorrow for ‘Captain Phillips.’
David Ignatius’ novel follows Graham Weber, who has been director of the CIA for less than a week when a Swiss kid walks into the American consulate in Hamburg and says the agency has been hacked, and he has a list of agents’ names to prove it. Weber isn’t sure where to turn until he meets a charismatic (and unstable) young man named James Morris, the CIA’s in-house geek who runs the Internet Operations Center. Weber launches Morris on a mole hunt that takes him into the hacker underground of Europe and the U.S., where a landscape of paranoia and betrayal await him.
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have penciled in release dates for their untitled comedy from writer-director Garth Jennings (Son of Rambow, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy), ‘Despicable Me 3′ and ‘Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.’ Described as “an original animated comedy event about courage, competition and carrying a tune”, Jenning’s untitled film will hit cinemas on December 21st, 2016. It will be produced by Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy.
‘Despicable Me 3′ lands in cinemas on June 30th, 2017 from the team who brought you ‘Despicable Me’ and ‘Despicable Me 2.’ No specific details have been revealed outside the fact that the film will follow the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters – Margo, Edith and Agnes – and the Minions. ‘Despicable Me 2′ has to date earned $935,153,060 at the worldwide box office.
Yahoo! Shine has debuted this new behind-the-scenes look at Gareth Edwards’ ‘Godzilla’ movie. Described as an epic rebirth to Toho’s iconic ‘Godzilla,’ the adventure pits the world’s most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
The key cast for ‘Godzilla’ includes Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn, Sally Hawkins and Bryan Cranston. This new take on the classic ‘Godzilla’ franchise is set to kick off the Summer movie-going season on May 16th, 2014. Gareth Edwards (Monsters) is directing the creature feature centered on the giant city-destroying and monster-fighting lizard. The filmmaker directs from a screenplay by Max Borenstein, Frank Darabont and Dave Callaham.