Videos and Trailers
From 20th Century Fox comes these first two TV spots for Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings.’ Opening on December 12th in the US and December 26th in the UK, the lead cast for the Biblical epic includes Christian Bale as Moses, Joel Edgerton as Ramesses II, Aaron Paul as Joshua, John Turturro as Seti I, Ben Kingsley as Nun, Sigourney Weaver as Tuya, María Valverde as Zipporah, Indira Varma as Miriam, Hiam Abbass as Bithiah, Kevork Malikyan as Jethro, Anton Alexander as Dathan, Golshifteh Farahani as Nefertari, and Ben Mendelsohn as Hegep (not one actor of African descent… come on Hollywood).
The synopsis for ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ is as follows: From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS, the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharoah Ramses (Joel Edgerton), setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ will hit theaters on November 21st, nearly a year to the date after the previous installment, ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ – and, about a year before ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2′ swoops into theaters on November 20th, 2015. The likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone, Sam Claflin, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Dormer, Evan Ross, Mahershala Ali, Gwendoline Christie, Wes Chatham, Eldon Henson, Donald Sutherland and Willow Shields star.
Just a couple of hours after Marvel Studios announced their upcoming “Phase 3″ slate, the studio has just set loose this first clip from 2015’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ The clip shows the Avengers team celebrating a HYDRA takedown by attempting to lift Thor’s Mjolnir. However, the festivities gets interrupted by an early incarnation of Ultron.
Joss Whedon’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, the team must reassemble to defeat Ultron (James Spader), a terrifying technological villain hell bent on human extinction. Along the way, they confront two mysterious and powerful newcomers, Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch), played by Elizabeth Olsen, and Pietro Maximoff (Quicksilver), played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and meet an old friend in a new form when Paul Bettany becomes Vision.
This first trailer has arrived online for the romantic comedy ‘Comet,’ starring Emmy Rossum and Justin Long. The film, directed and written by Sam Esmail, follows Kimberly (Rossum) and Dell (Long), from their first meeting in a cemetery all the way through their unlikely 6-year relationship, leaping back and forth in time through five pivotal moments: their meeting; a fight at a friend’s wedding in Paris; a break up conversation after Dell has moved to New York; a reconnection on a train ride in California; and when Dell pops in on Kimberly unexpectedly in her home in the Hollywood Hills.
16-Minute “Queen Anne Street Gallery” Featurette For Mike Leigh’s ‘Mr Turner’ – Starring Timothy Spall As J. M. W. Turner
Entertainment One has debuted this new behind-the-scenes featurette for Mike Leigh’s masterpiece of a film ‘Mr Turner,’ showing how the production team recreated Turner’s Queen Street Gallery for the big screen. This biopic of the iconic British painter J. M. W. Turner stars Timothy Spall in the title role, as well as Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Paul Jesson, Lesley Manville, Martin Savage, Ruth Sheen and David Horovitch. ‘Mr Turner’ arrives in UK cinemas on October 31st and in the US on December 19th. Look out for my interviews with Mike Leigh and Timothy Spall tomorrow (October 29th).
Warner Bros. Pictures has teamed up with the Organization for Bat Conservation for National Save the Bats Week. The video below shows director Zack Snyder, Amy Adams, and Batman himself, Ben Affleck, telling us why it’s important to ave the Bats and how the production of ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ is helping out. Check out the video below and head on over to SaveBats.org and Facebook.com/savebats for more information. Save the Bats is a public action campaign aimed at preventing the decline of this important and beloved animal in our ecosystem.