Kristen Stewart, Juliette Binoche & Chloë Moretz Highlighted In New Pics From Olivier Assayas’ ‘Clouds Of Sils Maria’
These new images have arrived online from Olivier Assayas’ ‘Clouds Of Sils Maria,’ which is expect to premiere next month at the Cannes Film Festival. The film is said to explore “middle age and that introspective period where one questions how they’ve spent their life so far and what they’ve accomplished.” The title refers to the Swiss setting, with Kristen Stewart playing the assistant to Juliette Binoche’s lead character, an actress who becomes obsessed with a young Hollywood starlet (Chloë Grace Moretz) playing the role that made the older actress famous when she was young. Lars Eidinger, Johnny Flynn and Brady Corbet co-star.
The full synopsis for ‘Clouds Of Sils Maria’ is follows: At the peak of her international career, Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. But back then she played the role of Sigrid, an alluring young girl who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena to suicide. Now she is being asked to step into the other role, that of the older Helena.
THR are reporting that David Fincher has exited the untitled Steve Jobs film based on Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography due to contract disputes. The outlet add, “Fincher is said to be seeking a hefty $10 million up front in fees, as well as control over marketing, in negotiations with the studio. Sony allowed him considerable input into the marketing of the 2011 film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, including honoring his request to use the tagline “The feel bad movie of Christmas” in its campaign. “
David Fincher had wanted Christian Bale to star in the Jobs film, though the actor is not attached to the project. If Fincher did take on this project, the film would have reunited the director with Oscar-winning ‘The Social Network’ writer Aaron Sorkin, who recently finished the adaptation, and ‘The Social Network’ producer Scott Rudin. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is participating in the film as a consultant. Fincher recently finished shooting the mystery thriller ‘Gone Girl,’ which is based on Gillian Flynn’s best-seller. Lead by Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, ‘Gone Girl’ opens on October 3rd.
Lionsgate send word that production is set to begin today in New Orleans on the action comedy film ‘American Ultra.’ Directed by Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) and written by Max Landis (Chronicle), the film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman and Walton Goggins.
The newly released synopsis for ‘American Ultra’ is as follows: ‘American Ultra’ is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike (Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe (Stewart), is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, Mike is thrust into the middle of a deadly government operation and is forced to summon his inner action-hero in order to survive.
Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz & Optimus Prime Highlighted In New ‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’ Images
Hot on the heels of last night’s new TV spot, Paramount Pictures has released these three Mark Wahlberg-centric images for ‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction.’ Also starring the likes of Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz, Kelsey Grammar, Han Geng, Stanley Tucci, Sophia Myles, Li Bingbing and TJ Miller, ‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’ is set for a June 27th release in the US and a July 10th bow in the UK. ’Transformers: Age of Extinction’ is the fourth installment in the live-action ’Transformers’ series, and takes place four years after ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon.’ Like its predecessors, ‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’ is directed by Michael Bay.
First Trailer For John Slattery’s ‘God’s Pocket’ – Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks, Richard Jenkins…
From Apple comes this first trailer for God’s Pocket,’ the feature directorial debut of ‘Mad Men’ actor John Slattery. Lead by the late and incredibly great Philip Seymour Hoffman, the film is adapted by Slattery and Alex Metcalf from the novel by National Book Award Winning author Pete Dexter. Opening on May 9th, the Academy Award-winner is joined in the film by Christina Hendricks, Richard Jenkins, Eddie Marsan, Caleb Landry Jones, and John Turturro.
Philip Seymour Hoffman and Christina Hendricks star in this deliciously twisted comedy directed by Mad Men’s John Slattery. When Mickey’s (Hoffman) crazy stepson Leon is killed in a construction “accident,” nobody in the working class neighborhood of God’s Pocket is sorry he’s gone. Mickey tries to bury the bad news with the body, but when the boy’s mother demands the truth, Mickey finds himself stuck in a life-and-death struggle between a body he can’t bury, a wife he can’t please and a debt he can’t pay. Also stars John Turturro and Richard Jenkins.
International Trailer For ‘Annie’ – Starring Quvenzhané Wallis, Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz & Rose Byrne
Columbia Pictures has set loose this new international trailer for the upcoming musical drama ‘Annie,’ which is directed by Will Gluck (Easy A, Friends With Benefits) and produced by Jay-Z, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith. Lead by ‘Beasts of a Southern Wild’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ star Quvenzhané Wallis in the title role and Jamie Foxx in the role of Benjamin Stacks, an update of the character Daddy Warbucks, ‘Annie’ is a contemporary adaptation of the musical of the same name, which in turn is based upon the 1924 comic strip ‘Little Orphan Annie’ by Harold Gray. Set to hit the big screen from December 19th, the stellar supporting cast for the film also includes Cameron Diaz, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Tracie Thoms and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje.