Videos and Trailers
This first trailer and poster has arrived online from ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown,’ the upcoming meta-remake of the 1976 film of the same name. ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown’ is produced by Ryan Murphy of Ryan Murphy Productions (Glee, Nip/Tuck, American Horror Story) and Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions (Paranormal Activity, Insidious) for MGM, and the film is directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (American Horror Story) in his feature-length directorial debut.
Following the events of the low-budget 1976 slasher, ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown’ picks up decades after the Phantom Killer terrorized rural Texarkana when the murders start again and a teenager (Addison Timlin) finds herself in the killer’s sights. Charles B Pierce’s 1976 film was set in 1946, based on the true story of a murderer terrorising the streets of Texarkana, Arkansas. The sequel is set 65 years after the original and will premiere at Austin’s Fantastic Fest next week. ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown’ will screen at the London Film Festival on October 14th and open in the on October 16th.
“Enter The Maze” Featurette For ‘The Maze Runner’ – Starring Dylan O’Brien, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Aml Ameen…
From 20th Century Fox comes this latest behind-the-scenes featurette for Wes Ball’s adaptation of James Dashner’s post-apocalyptic novel, ‘The Maze Runner.’ The story centers on a teenage boy who wakes up in a strange community remembering only his first name. He soon learns they are part of a mysterious test, and finds it is his destiny to join the ‘maze runners’ and lead them to freedom. The story follows his and his fellow prisoners’ struggle to unlock the secrets of the maze that surrounds this mysterious community. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Aml Ameen, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Jacob Latimore and Ki Hong Lee, ‘The Maze Runner’ is set to hit cinemas on October 10th in the UK and on September 19th in the US.
The first official footage has arrived online from Paul Thomas Anderson’s hugely anticipated crime drama ‘Inherent Vice.’ The shots, which are brief, come courtesy of the trailer for the upcoming New York Film Festival. Based on the 2009 crime novel by Thomas Pynchon, ‘Inherent Vice’ stars Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson, Jena Malone, Michael K. Williams, Katherine Waterston, Martin Short and Maya Rudolph.
The film opens on December 12th in the US and January 30th in the UK, and Jonny Greenwood is again providing the soundtrack after scoring Paul Thomas Anderson′s ‘There Will Be Blood’ and ‘The Master’ (two masterpieces, in my eyes). Set in 1970 Los Angeles, ‘Inherent Vice’ follows the drug-fueled detective Larry “Doc” Sportello (Phoenix) as he investigates the case of a kidnapped girl.
Extended Clip From ‘Two Night Stand’ – Starring Analeigh Tipton, Miles Teller & Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi
This “messaging” clip has arrived online for ‘Two Night Stand,’ a Miles Teller and Analeigh Tipton-led romantic comedy that marks the directorial debut of Max Nichols. In the film, a no-strings-attached, online hook-up turns into a morning-after disaster for twenty-something New Yorkers Megan (Tipton) and Alec (Teller). When a paralyzing blizzard hits the city trapping them in Alec’s cramped Brooklyn apartment, they are forced to get to know each other far beyond the confines of a typical one-night stand. Opening on September 20th, the likes of Jessica Szohr, Leven Rambin and Scott Mescudi co-star in ‘Two Night Stand.’
‘Big Hero 6’ follows a brilliant robotics prodigy named Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest companion — a robot named Baymax — Hiro joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save their city.
Featuring the voices of Ryan Potter (Hiro), TJ Miller (Fred), Jamie Chung (Go Go Tomago), Maya Rudolph (Aunt Cass), Scott Adsit (Baymax), Damon Wayans Jr (Wasabi), Genesis Rodriguez (Honey Lemon), Daniel Henney (Tadashi Hamada), James Cromwell (Professor Robert Callaghan) and Alan Tudyk (Alistair Krei), ‘Big Hero 6′ is inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name and is set to hit cinemas on November 7th in the US and January 30th in the UK.
Tom Hiddleston Channels Hank Williams In Preparation For ‘I Saw The Light'; Sings An Amazing Rendition Of A Hank Williams Classic
With Tom Hiddleston set to start shooting the Hank Williams biopic ‘I Saw The Light’ within the next few weeks, the following video has emerged online of him making an impromptu appearance at the Wheatland Music Festival – playing a cover of the legendary country western singer’s ‘Move It On Over.’ Check out the video after the jump.
‘I Saw The Light’ chronicles Hank Williams’ meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life. Williams died in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day in 1953 at the age of 29 from heart failure exacerbated by pills and alcohol. Scheduled to begin production in Louisiana in October, ‘I Saw The Light’ will be directed by Marc Abraham from his screenplay based on Colin Escott’s award winning biography. The production has secured rights to the Williams music catalogue including such hits as “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry,” “Hey Good Lookin’” and “Your Cheatin’ Heart.” Tom Hiddleston will do his own singing in the film. Rodney Crowell, the Grammy-award winning country music legend, is helping out with the music.