From Tribeca Film comes this new trailer for writer/director Alex Ross Perry’s (The Color Wheel) ‘Listen Up, Philip.’ Starring the likes of Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss, Krysten Ritter, Josephine de La Baume, Jess Weixler, Dree Hemingway, Keith Poulson, and Eric Bogiosan, ‘Listen Up, Philip’ begins as Philip (Schwartzman) awaits the publication of his second novel and his anger rages. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley (Moss), and his own indifference to promoting the novel. When Philip’s idol Ike Zimmerman (Jonathan Pryce) offers his isolated summer home as a refuge, he finally gets the peace and quiet to focus on his favorite subject: himself. In the US, ‘Listen Up, Philip’ opens on October 17th and arrives on VOD from October 21st. Expect word on a UK release shortly.
Filming Begins On ‘Vacation'; Cast (Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth…) & Synopsis Revealed
New Line Cinema send word that shooting has begun in Georgia on ‘Vacation,’ which is led by Ed Helms (The Hangover) and Christina Applegate (Anchorman). The road comedy adventure marks Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley’s directorial debut. Following in his father’s footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America’s “favorite family fun park,” Walley World.
Rounding out the cast are Chris Hemsworth in the role of Stone Crandall, Rusty’s irritatingly successful brother-in-law; Charlie Day, who plays a river rafting guide; and Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins, who play Rusty’s sons, James and Kevin. Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo reprise their roles as Clark and Ellen Griswold from the classic Vacation comedies. Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley (Horrible Bosses, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2) wrote the script, based on characters created by John Hughes.
One of the big surprises at this past summer’s Comic-Con was Legendary Pictures’ unveiling of ‘Skull Island,’ a new feature by ‘Godzilla’ writer Max Borenstein based on the mythic origins of King Kong, where mutant giant creatures rule. Today we hear that Tom Hiddleston has been set to star and Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) will direct. Legendary was looking at ‘Attack the Block’ helmer Joe Cornish as a possible director, but moved on when he was occupied with the spy pic ‘Section Six.’ Hiddleston recently wrapped Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Crimson Peak’ and Ben Wheatley’s ‘High-Rise.’ The beloved Loki actor is also leading ‘I Saw The Light,’ the story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music.
From Universal Studios comes this first trailer for ‘Northern Soul,’ which opens in UK cinemas on October 17th and on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Download from October 20th. The first feature film from fashion photographer Elaine Constantine, ‘Northern Soul’ stars Steve Coogan, John Thomson, Lisa Stansfield, Ricky Tomlinson, Antonia Thomas, Jack Gordon, James Lance, Christian McKay and newcomers Joshua Whitehouse and Elliot James Langridge, who play the film’s central roles, John and Matt. The two young boys, fueled by amphetamines and ambition, discover the youth culture that changed a generation. No longer satisfied with the prospect of a small town life and a factory production line, John and Matt dream of going to America to discover rare records which will help them become the best DJ’s on the scene. This journey forces them to confront rivalry, violence and drug abuse and their friendship is tested to the limit.
Poster Revealed For ‘Into The Woods’ – Starring Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick…
Rob Marshall (Chicago) directs ‘Into the Woods,’ which is based on the highly acclaimed Tony Award–winning eponymous Broadway musical by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim. Opening on December 25th in the US and January 9th in the UK, ‘Into the Woods’ is a fantasy genre crossover centered on a childless couple, who set out to end a curse placed on them by a vengeful witch.
Set for release on November 7th, the top-notch cast for Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ includes Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, John Lithgow, Casey Affleck, David Gyasi, Wes Bentley, Mackenzie Foy, Timothée Chalamet, Topher Grace, David Oyelowo, Ellen Burstyn, Michael Caine and Matt Damon.
When a wormhole (which theoretically can connect widely-separated regions of spacetime) is discovered, explorers and scientists unite to embark on a voyage through it, transcending the limits of human space travel. Among the travelers is a widowed engineer (McConaughey) who has to decide to leave behind his two children to join the voyage with the goal of saving humanity. The production details for ‘Interstellar’ can be read below.