Samuel L. Jackson Reveals 2 Behind-The-Scenes Prep Images From Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’
With filming on ‘The Hateful Eight’ set to kick off shortly, Samuel L. Jackson took to Twitter today to share two behind-the-scenes looks at some of the key players prepping for the film. Jackson writes, “H8ful Eight rehearsal! This shit is too much fun! Gonna be a BLAST!!”
The full official cast for Academy Award-winning writer/director 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 has worked with him in the past.
In ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,’ Katniss Everdeen reluctantly leads the districts of Panem in a rebellion against the tyrannical and corrupt Capitol. As the war that will determine the fate of Panem escalates to the point of destruction of the other districts by the Capitol, Katniss must decide for herself who she can trust and what needs to be done, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance.
The likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone, Sam Claflin, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Dormer, Evan Ross, Mahershala Ali, Gwendoline Christie, Wes Chatham, Eldon Henson, Donald Sutherland and Willow Shields star in ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.’ Out in cinemas now, part two of “The Hunger Games” finale swoops into theaters on November 20th, 2015
Hold on to your butts. With the full trailer arriving online this Thursday, Universal Pictures has released this trailer tease for Colin Trevorrow’s hugely anticipated ‘Jurassic World.’ Opening on June 12th, 2015, the long awaited sequel stars the likes of Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Nick Robinson, Ty Simpkins, Omar Sy, Jake Johnson, Judy Greer, Irrfan Khan, Andy Buckley, B.D. Wong and Vincent D’Onofrio. Trevorrow is directing the film from a script he wrote with Derek Connolly. Trevorrow’s first film, ‘Safety Not Guaranteed,’ starred Pratt’s ‘Parks and Recreation’ love interest Aubrey Plaza. Set 22 years after the original film, ‘Jurassic Park’ director Steven Spielberg is producing the sequel with Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley. Michael Giacchino will compose the score.
With his career in front of the camera going from strength to strength, Channing Tatum is now reportedly attached to co-direct an adaptation of ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ author Matthew Quick’s novel ‘Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock.’ Tatum will co-direct the film with his producing partner Reid Carolin, with whom he developed ‘Magic Mike’ and its forthcoming sequel ‘Magic Mike XXL.’ The pair are developing the project for their Free Association banner and will produce along with the company’s Peter Kiernan. Tatum and Carolin are also attached to yhe co-direct crime thriller ‘The Son,’ based on a novel by Jo Nesbo and set up at Warner Bros.
‘Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock’ centers on a troubled high schooler who plans to kill his best friend and then himself. The official synopsis for the novel is as follows: Today is Leonard Peacock’s birthday. It is also the day he hides a gun in his backpack. Because today is the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather’s P-38 pistol.
Brenton Thwaites is reportedly in talks for the key role of Henry, a British soldier, in the fifth ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.’ Javier Bardem is also in talks 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.
This first poster has arrived online for the Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart-led ‘Get Hard.’ The Etan Cohen-directed comedy follows a rich bank manager (Ferrell) who is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to time in a maximum security prison. To prepare himself for his incarceration, Ferrell’s character hires the man who washes his car (Hart) to toughen him up in his final 30 days of freedom. Also starring Alison Brie, Edwina Findley and Craig T. Nelson, ‘Get Hard’ opens on March 27th, 2015. The first trailer will arrive online next Tuesday at 7:30pm ET.