StudioCanal has set loose these new clips from writer/director Rowan Joffe’s ‘Before I Go to Sleep.’ Based on the best selling S.J. Watson novel of the same name, ‘Before I Go to Sleep’ is the story of a woman (Nicole Kidman) who wakes up every day with no memory as the result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, terrifying new truths begin to emerge that make her question everything she thinks she knows about her life – as well as everyone in it, including her doctor (Mark Strong) and even her husband (Colin Firth). The psychological thriller opens on September 5th in the UK and October 31st in the US.
These two new images have hit the web from the set of ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,’ showcasing Henry Cavill donning his glasses as Clark Kent. From ‘Man of Steel’ helmer Zack Snyder, ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ also stars Ben Affleck as Batman/Bruce Wayne, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Scoot McNairy, Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg, and Holly Hunter in a role newly created for the film. ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ opens on March 25th, 2016.
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.
The programme for the 58th BFI London Film Festival launched today, with Festival Director Clare Stewart presenting this year’s rich and diverse selection of films and events. As Britain’s leading film event and one of the world’s oldest film festivals, it introduces the finest new British and international films to an expanding London and UK-wide audience, offering a compelling combination of red carpet glamour, engaged audiences and vibrant exchange. The Festival provides an essential profiling opportunity for films seeking global success at the start of the Awards season; promotes the careers of British and international filmmakers through its industry activities and awards line-up and positions London as the world’s leading creative city.
The Festival will screen a total of 245 fiction and documentary features, including 16 World Premieres, 9 International Premieres, 38 European Premieres and 19 Archive films including 2 Restoration World Premiere’s. There will also be screenings of 148 live action and animated shorts. A stellar line-up of directors, cast and crew are expected to take part in career interviews, master classes, Q&As and other special events. The 58th BFI London Film Festival will run October 8th-October 19th. Check out the full lineup and press release below.
While ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′ recently crossed the $600 million threshold at the worldwide box office, making it the highest-grossing animated movie and the seventh highest-grossing film of 2014, the third installment in the franchise has reportedly been pushed back from June 17th, 2016 to June 9th, 2017. The same creative team as the first two films, writer/director Dean DeBlois and producer Bonnie Arnold, will be back for the third film while the likes of Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera and Cate Blanchett are also slated to return. At this moment it time it’s currently unknown why the date has been changed by DreamWorks. The original film earned $494 million worldwide.
First Trailer For The Modern-Day Adaptation Of ‘Cymbeline’ – Starring Ethan Hawke, Dakota Johnson, Ed Harris…
This first teaser trailer has arrived online for writer-director Michael Almereyda’s modern day adaption of Shakespeare’s ‘Cymbeline.’ Starring the likes of Ethan Hawke, Dakota Johnson, Penn Badgley, John Leguizamo, James Ransone, Delroy Lindo, Ed Harris, Anton Yelchin, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Milla Jovovich, the story unfolds as an epic battle between dirty cops and a drug dealing biker gang set in a corruption-riddled 21st century America. In the vein of ‘Sons of Anarchy’ and in the style of ‘Romeo + Juliet,’ ‘Cymbeline’ is a fresh take on a universal story of love, betrayal and revenge.