Earlier this week it was revealed that the first trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ will premiere on Friday (November 28th) in a select number of North American theatres. Today the official ‘Star Wars’ Twitter account has announced that the trailer for the upcoming ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ will also debut online this Friday via iTunes. Expect word on a specific time shortly.
Set for December 18th, 2015, the likes of John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Crystal Clarke, Christina Chong, Pip Andersen, Gwendoline Christie, Miltos Yerolemou and Max von Sydow are joining the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the hugely anticipated film. Kathleen Kennedy, director J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing ‘Star Wars: Episode VII,’ and John Williams returns as the composer.
Set in 1970 Los Angeles, ‘Inherent Vice’ follows the drug-fueled detective Larry “Doc” Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) as he investigates the case of a kidnapped girl. Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood scored Paul Thomas Anderson’s previous two films – ‘The Master’ and ‘There Will Be Blood’ – and will again lend the director his sparse, foreboding melodies.
Opening on December 12th in the US and January 30th in the UK, Paul Thomas Anderson’s hugely anticipated crime drama stars the likes of Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson, Jena Malone, Michael K. Williams, Katherine Waterston, Martin Short and Maya Rudolph.
Green & Red Band Trailers For ‘Unfinished Business’ – Starring Vince Vaugh, Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco…
20th Century Fox has released brand new Red and Green Band trailers for director Ken Scott’s (Starbuck) upcoming comedy, ‘Unfinished Business.’ A hard-working small business owner (Vince Vaughn) and his two associates (Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco) travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every imaginable – and unimaginable – way, including unplanned stops at a massive sex fetish event and a global economic summit. Co-starring James Marsden, Nick Frost and Sienna Miller, the film opens on March 6th, 2015.
Natalie Portman is reportedly in talks to play a unspecified. yet major role in director Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic. Just last week the Aaron Sorkin-scripted film, which is based on Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography, had been put in turnaround by Sony Pictures, to the shock of many in the industry. Universal Pictures picked it up Monday. Michael Fassbender is currently being eyed by to play Jobs in the film, while Seth Rogen is said to be in talks to play Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak. Jessica Chastain is also circling a role.
Like Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs was a complicated visionary who became a polarizing figure. Under Jobs’ watch, Apple revolutionized several business, including personal computers, music, computer-generated animation and mobile phones. In the process, he became known as one of the greatest innovators of his generation. At the same time, he was unapologetic about his difficult personality, was at one point ousted at Apple and was criticized for the incredibly harsh treatment of workers in China who assembled Apple products.
2 TV Spots For ‘The Gambler’ – Starring Mark Wahlberg, Brie Larson, Michael K. Williams, John Goodman…
Paramount Pictures has unveiled these two TV spots for ‘The Gambler,’ Rupert Wyatt’s (The Escapist, Rise of the Planet of the Apes) remake of the 1974 James Caan film. Starring the likes of Mark Wahlberg, Brie Larson, Jessica Lange, John Goodman, Alvin Ing, and Michael K. Williams, the script for the crime drama is written by Oscar winner William Monahan (The Departed).
Mark Wahlberg leads the film as Jim Bennett, a literature professor whose gambling addiction is spiraling out of control. The dynamo in the lecture hall is leading a double life, blowing his family fortune and money borrowed from dangerous lenders. ‘The Gambler’ is slotted for an awards season-friendly limited release December 19th in the US. The film opens on January 23rd in the UK.
“The American Dream” Featurette & New Poster For ‘A Most Violent Year’ – Starring Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain & David Oyewelo
A24 has debuted this new poster and behind-the-scenes featurette for ‘A Most Violent Year,’ the upcoming thriller written and directed by ‘All Is Lost’ and ‘Margin Call’ helmer J.C. Chandor. ‘A Most Violent Year’ is set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history. The story revolves around an American immigrant (Oscar Isaac) and his wife (Jessica Chastain) trying to expand their business as violence and corruption threaten to destroy all they have built. The film opens on December 31st in the US before a UK release on January 23rd – positioning it for a potential awards run. David Oyelowo, Catalina Sandino Moreno, and Albert Brooks also star.