Videos and Trailers
Universal Pictures has set loose, via Ask Men, this new age-restricted clip from Luc Besson’s action-thriller, ‘Lucy.’ Scarlett Johansson stars as the title character, a young woman who is forced to become a drug mule and is subsequently transformed into an ass-kicking machine when a highly-specialized drug enters her system. As Lucy races against the clock to survive, her new abilities allow her to see into the future, move objects with her mind and disregard pain and other emotions.
Luc Besson penned the script and will produce with his EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert. ‘Lucy’ is the latest Besson movie to feature a strong female protagonist, following the likes of ‘La Femme Nikita,’ ‘Joan of Arc,’ ‘The Professional’ and ‘The Fifth Element.’ Set for July 25th in the US and August 22nd in the UK, the likes of Morgan Freeman and Analeigh Tipton co-star.
President Snow’s Panem Address – “Unity”: Second Teaser Video For ‘The Hunger Games Mockingjay – Part 1′
“#OnePanem CITIZENS: Never have we been more unified as a nation… The Capitol and the districts are bound together in solidarity, striving to forge a stronger future. Join esteemed victors Peeta Mellark and Johanna Mason in their support of President Snow’s Panem Address, “Unity,” brought to you by Capitol TV in stunning 4K. Register for Capitol TV updates and voice your Capitol Concerns at www.TheCapitol.PN. This is a Capitol Ministry of Information mandate.”
Following the “Together As One” teaser video, Lionsgate has released this second teaser video for ‘The Hunger Games Mockingjay – Part 1,’ which stars the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone, Sam Claflin, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Stef Dawson, Donald Sutherland and Willow Shields. ‘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.
Marvel has unleashed this new ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ character featurette centering on Zoe Saldana’s Gamora. Alongside Saldana, the stellar cast for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ also includes Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Dave Bautista as Drax, Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel as Groot, Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Michael Rooker as Yondu, Djimon Hounsou as Korath, Benicio del Toro as The Collector, John C. Reilly as Rhomann Dey, Glenn Close as Nova Prime and if recent reports are true, Josh Brolin as Thanos. Ophelia Lovibond, Gregg Henry, Marama Corlett, Emmett J. Scanlan and Enzo Cilenti co-star. The film arrives in cinemas in the UK and Ireland on July 31st before opening in the US on August 1st.
20th Century Fox has set loose this brilliant “Koba Kills Commentary” video for ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ featuring Toby Kebbell. The Matt Reeves-directed flick is the sequel to the 2011 film ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes,’ which began Fox’s reboot of the original ‘Planet of the Apes’ series. Opening on July 11th in the US and July 17th in the UK, the cast for ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is as follows.
Humans: Jason Clarke as Malcolm, Gary Oldman as Dreyfus, Keri Russell as Ellie, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Malcolm’s son Alexander, Jocko Sims as Werner, Kirk Acevedo as Carver, Kevin Rankin as McVeigh, and Keir O’Donnell as Finney. Apes: Andy Serkis as Caesar, Toby Kebbell as Koba, Judy Greer as Cornelia, Terry Notary as Rocket, Karin Konoval as Maurice, Doc Shaw as Ash, and Nick Thurston as River, Caesar and Cornelia’s teenage son.
Lionsgate UK has debuted this new TV Spot for ‘The Expendables 3,’ introduced by Hale Caesar himself – Terry Crews. Opening in cinemas on August 14th, the film stars Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Crews, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wesley Snipes, Antonio Banderas, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford, Kellan Lutz, Ronda Rousey, Victor Ortiz, Glen Powell and Kelsey Grammar. Patrick Hughes (Red Hill) directs from a script by Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt, who previously teamed on ‘Olympus Has Fallen,’ and Sylvester Stallone.
Constantin Film has unveiled this new trailer for ‘Love, Rosie,’ a romantic comedy based on the bestselling book ‘Where Rainbows End’ from Irish author Ceclia Ahern (P.S. I Love You). The film stars Lily Collins and Sam Claflin as Rosie and Alex, best friends since school who “find that life often gets in the way of love but, true love just like true friendship, never dies. The question is will life allow them to get back into synch with each other after having missed so many opportunities?”
Starring alongside Lily Collins and Sam Claflin are Jaime Winstone, Christian Cooke, Suki Waterhouse, Tamsin Egerton, Jamie Beamish, Ger Ryan and Lorcan Cranitch. ‘Love, Rosie’ is directed by Christian Ditter (Wickie and the Treasure of the Gods, The Crocodiles) from a screenplay by Juliette Towhidi (Calendar Girls). The film opens on October 22nd in the UK and October 24th in the US.