Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is reportedly in talks to join the voice cast of Walt Disney Animation’s ‘Moana’, a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors’ quest. Set to arrive in cinemas on November 23rd, 2016, the film is directed by the renowned filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid, The Princess and the Frog, Aladdin).
In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui (the character Dwayne Johnson is linked to), to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds and ancient folklore. The coveted role of Moana has not yet been cast.
First Trailer For Spike Lee’s ‘Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus’ – Starring Zaraah Abrahams, Stephen Tyrone Williams, Michael K. Williams…
From Gravitas Ventures comes this first trailer for Spike Lee’s latest film, ‘Da Sweet Blood of Jesus.’ Funded through the acclaimed director’s Kickstarter campaign, Lee has said that the romantic horror comedy is about “Human beings who are addicted to blood. Funny, sexy and bloody. A new kind of love story (and not a remake of ‘Blacula’).” Set for February 13th, the likes of Zaraah Abrahams, Stephen Tyrone Williams, Michael K. Williams, Felicia Pearson, Steven Hauck and Elvis Nolasco star.
Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney & Cara Delevingne Confirmed For ‘Suicide Squad’
Warner Bros. Pictures have officially announced the lead cast for ‘Suicide Squad,’ which will bring DC Comics’ super villain team to the big screen under the direction of David Ayer (Fury). The film will star two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith (The Pursuit of Happyness, Ali) as Deadshot; Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises, upcoming Mad Max: Fury Road) as Rick Flagg; Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street, Focus) as Harley Quinn; Oscar winner Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club, Alexander) as the Joker; Jai Courtney (Divergent, The Water Diviner) as Boomerang; and Cara Delevingne (Anna Karenina, upcoming Pan) as Enchantress. ‘Suicide Squad’ story centers on the team of super villains who are given a chance at redemption by the government. The catch: Their mission will probably kill them all.
After teaming up on ‘Les Miserables,’ it was announced back in April that director Tom Hooper and actor Eddie Redmayne are set to reunite on ‘The Danish Girl,’ a film inspired by the novel written by David Ebershoff. The film is a love story about Danish painters Einar Wegener (Redmayne) and his wife Gerda (Alicia Vikander). In 1930, Wegener was one of the first men ever to undergo operations to become a woman.
Today we hear that Amber Heard is in talks to join Tom Hooper’s ‘The Danish Girl’ for the strong supporting role of Oola. Heard recently wrapped on the forthcoming Channing Tatum sequel ‘Magic Mike XXL.’ Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner will produce alongside Hooper and Pretty Pictures’ Gail Mutrux, Anne Harrison and Linda Reisman.
Hot off the huge critical and financial success of her Gugu Mbatha-Raw-led ‘Belle,’ director Amma Asante is moving forward with her next film, a thriller titled ‘Unforgettable.’ According to Variety, Kerry Washington and Kate Hudson are said to be in early talks for the film, which is set up at Warner Bros. ‘Unforgettable’ centers on a woman trying to settle into a new marriage and life as a mum (Washington) who suddenly must contend with her husband’s ex (Hudson), a woman who is out to get her. Expect more news about ‘Unforgettable’ shortly.
Following yesterday’s poster featuring Cate Blanchett as the infamous stepmother Lady Tremaine and Cinderella’s two stepsisters, played by Holliday Grainger and Sophie McShera, Walt Disney Pictures has today unveiled this latest character poster for ‘Cinderella.’ Directed by Academy Award-nominee Kenneth Branagh, the film also stars Lily James in the title role, Richard Madden as the Prince, Tony Award-winner Derek Jacobi as the King, Stellan Skarsgård as the Arch Grand Duke, and Nonso Anozie as the Prince’s loyal friend, the Captain. ‘Cinderella’ will be released on March 27th, 2015.