Videos and Trailers
From Sony Pictures comes these new TV spots for ‘Chappie,’ the upcoming film from Neil Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium). Led by Sharlto Copley as the titular robot (he’s playing Chappie via performance capture), the sci-fi flick also stars Dev Patel, Ninja and Yo-Landi Vi$$er, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Sigourney Weaver and Hugh Jackman.
Opening on March 6th, the official synopsis for ‘Chappie’ is as follows: “Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings – some good, some bad – and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there’s one thing that makes Chappie different from anyone else: he is a robot. The first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. His life, his story, will change the way the world looks at robots and humans forever. “
“Conspiracy” TV Spot For Disney’s ‘Cinderella’ – Starring Lily James, Richard Madden, Cate Blanchett…
Walt Disney Pictures has debuted this latest TV spot for ‘Cinderella,’ the live action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Kenneth Branagh, the film stars Lily James in the title role, Richard Madden as the Prince, Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett as the infamous stepmother Lady Tremaine, and Academy Award-nominee Helena Bonham Carter as the Fairy Godmother. Holliday Grainger and Sophie McShera play Ella’s stepsisters Anastasia and Drisella, respectively. Stellan Skarsgård and Nonso Anozie play the Arch Grand Duke and the Prince’s loyal friend, the Captain. Tony Award-winner Derek Jacobi portrays the King. ‘Cinderella’ will be released on March 13th.
Following the events of the previous installment, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) tries to figure out the intention behind Erudite’s insurrection as well information the Abnegation are trying to protect. Adding to the existing cast of Woodley, Theo James, Zoë Kravitz, Jai Courtney, Ansel Elgort, Ray Stevenson, Mekhi Phifer, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, and Kate Winslet, the supporting cast of ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ is filled out with Octavia Spencer, Naomi Watts, Suki Waterhouse, Rosa Salazar, Daniel Dae Kim, Jonny Weston, Emjay Anthony, and Keiynan Lonsdale. The film opens on March 20th.
Featuring an intro by Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures have unleashed the Red Band trailer for ‘Straight Outta Compton.’ Starring Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, Neil Brown Jr. as DJ Yella, Aldis Hodge as MC Ren, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E and O’Shea Jackson Jr. as Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson Jr. is Ice Cube’s son), ‘Straight Outta Compton’ is directed by F. Gary Gray (Friday, Set It Off, The Italian Job). The film is set for August 14th.
In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a silenced generation. Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A., ‘Straight Outta Compton’ tells the story of how these youngsters revolutionized music and pop culture forever the moment they told the world the truth about life in the hood and ignited a cultural war.
A24 has unveiled the first trailer for Matt Shakman’s thriller ‘Cut Bank.’ Starring Liam Hemsworth, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce Dern, Oliver Platt and Michael Stuhlbarg, the script is from Sons Of Anarchy‘s Roberto Patino. The story centers on 25-year-old Dwayne McLaren (Hemsworth), a former-athlete-turned-auto-mechanic who dreams of getting out of Cut Bank, MT, the coldest town in America. But his efforts to do so set in motion a deadly series of events that change his life and the character of the town forever. A24 releases the film on DirecTV on February 26th and in limited theaters on April 3rd.
Paramount Pictures, GK Films and New Regency today send word that Brad Pitt will star, and Robert Zemeckis (Flight, Forrest Gump) will direct, an original story by Steve Knight (Locke, Peaky Blinders, Eastern Promises) to be produced by Graham King (Rango, The Departed), who developed the project, alongside Zemeckis and Steve Starkey (Flight, Real Steel). The “sweeping romantic thriller” will be produced through King’s GK Films banner with Jack Rapke (Flight, Real Steel), Knight, Patrick McCormick (Black Mass) and Denis O’Sullivan (The 5th Wave,The Young Victoria) serving as executive producers.
Robert Zemeckis’ credits at Paramount Pictures include the 1994 blockbuster ‘Forrest Gump,’ for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director. The groundbreaking film grossed $677 million worldwide and won six Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actor for star Tom Hanks. In 2012, the studio and Zemeckis partnered on the live-action thriller ‘Flight,’ which starred Denzel Washington and received two Academy Award nominations. Presently, Zemeckis is in post-production on The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, slated for an October 2015 release.