“The World” Behind-The-Scenes Video For ‘Exodus: Gods And Kings’ – Starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul…
While the film has been garnering a lot of attention due to a “whitewashing” backlash, 20th Century Fox has today unveiled this new behind-the-scenes featurette for Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings.’ Starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, John Turturro and Indira Varma, ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ arrives in cinemas on December 12th in the US and December 26th in the UK.
The synopsis is as follows: From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS, the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharoah Ramses (Joel Edgerton), setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Jessica Chastain & Kristen Wiig In Talks To Join Matt Damon In Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’ Adaptation
According to a new report, Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig are in talks to join Matt Damon in ‘The Martian,’ which is based on the hugely entertaining novel by Andy Weir and adapted by Drew Goddard – who had to pull out of directing due to his commitments with his Spider-Man spinoff ‘The Sinister Six’ and ‘Daredevil’ series. These talks with Chastain and Wiig are said to be early, and at this point, Chastain seems likelier than Wiig to be set for the film.
Trailer For The Nicholas Sparks Adaptation ‘The Best Of Me’ – Starring Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden, Luke Bracey…
Relativity Media has revealed this latest trailer for ‘The Best Of Me,’ the adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks bestseller. Lead by Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden, Liana Liberato, Luke Bracey, Sebastian Arcelus and Gerald McRaney, ‘The Best Of Me’ is about two former high school sweethearts reunited after 20 years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of the beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the sparks, but the forces that drove them apart back then still get in the way. ‘The Best of Me’ opens in theaters on October 17th.
Based on the bestselling novel by acclaimed author Nicholas Sparks, The Best of Me tells the story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they’ve never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today. Spanning decades, this epic love story captures the enduring power of our first true love, and the wrenching choices we face when confronted with elusive second chances.
George Clooney To Direct ‘Hack Attack'; The Story Of The British Phone Hacking Scandal Surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s News Empire
Columbia Pictures send word that George Clooney has identified his next project to direct: an adaptation of the book ‘Hack Attack,’ journalist Nick Davies’ account of the British phone hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s news empire. The adaptation will be produced by Clooney and Grant Heslov through their Smokehouse banner for the studio.
Commenting on the announcement, Michael De Luca, president of Production for Columbia Pictures, said, “As the son of a journalist, George has a sharp interest in the role journalism plays in all of our lives – whether that’s for good, as in Good Night, and Good Luck., or for bad. With Hack Attack, George will explore the dark side of that world, a business where all of the rules of journalism are broken in the race for an easy and ever-larger payday.” George Clooney added, “This has all the elements – lying, corruption, blackmail – at the highest levels of government by the biggest newspaper in London. And the fact that it’s true is the best part. Nick is a brave and stubborn reporter and we consider it an honor to put his book to film.”
“Brothers Under The Gun” Featurette For ‘Fury’ – Starring Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña…
Written and directed by David Ayer, ‘Fury’ stars Brad Pitt as Don “Wardaddy” Collier, Shia LaBeouf as Boyd Swan, Logan Lerman as Norman Ellison, Michael Peña as Trini Garcia, and Jon Bernthal as Grady Travis. The likes of Jason Isaacs, Scott Eastwood, Xavier Samuel and Brad William Henke co-star. The film will open in the US on October 17th and in the UK on October 24th.
In ‘Fury’, it is April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.
International Trailer For ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ – Starring Benicio Del Toro As Pablo Escobar & Josh Hutcherson
Radius-TWC has unveiled this new international trailer for ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost,’ which stars Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro as Pablo Escobar and Josh Hutcherson as a young man who finds himself unexpectedly pulled into the family business after marrying Escobar’s niece. Opening on November 26th, the film also stars Brady Corbet and newcomer Claudia Traisac. ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ will make its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month. Andrea Di Stefano directs.
The synopsis is as follows: Young surfer Nick (Hutcherson) thinks all his dreams have come true when he goes to visit his brother in Columbia. Against an idyllic backdrop of blue lagoons and white beaches, he falls madly in love with Maria (Traisac) a beautiful Colombian girl. Everything seems perfect until he meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar (Del Toro).