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7 New Clips From ‘Now You See Me’ – Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Mark Ruffalo & Morgan Freeman
Summit Entertainment has revealed 7 clips from Louis Letterier’s (Clash of the Titans, The Transporter) upcoming thriller ‘Now You See Me.’ Opening on May 31st in the US and June 21st in the UK, ‘Now You See Me’ features a excellent cast of Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Mark Ruffalo, Isla Fisher, Melanie Laurent, Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman, Common, Michael Kelly, Elias Koteas and Michael Caine. The synopsis for the film is as follows.
The Four Horsemen, a magic super-group led by the charismatic ATLAS (Jesse Eisenberg), perform a pair of high-tech magic shows, first astonishing audiences by robbing a bank on another continent, and then exposing a white-collar criminal and funneling his millions into the audience members’ bank accounts.
Sony Pictures has today unveiled the following “Suit Up” TV spot for M. Night Shyamalan’s Will Smith and Jaden Smith-starring ‘After Earth.’ The sci-fi adventure film is set 1,000 years into a future where humans no longer live on Earth after it becomes inhospitable. The elder Smith is playing a Legendary General, while Jaden is his son. When the two crash-land on Earth, it’s up to the son to save himself and his estranged father after their ship crashes. Zoe Kravitz and Sophie Okonedo are also on board, playing Will Smith’s daughter and wife respectively. The script is by Shyamalan, Gary Whitta (The Book of Eli) and Stephen Gaghan (Traffic, Syriana). ‘After Earth’ arrives in the US on May 31st and on June 7th in the UK.
In After Earth, one thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind’s new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige (played by Will Smith) returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai (played by Jaden Smith). When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai’s craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing more than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance.
The Weinstein Company has set loose, via Yahoo! Movies, this first trailer for Ryan Coogler‘s much acclaimed Sundance winner, ‘Fruitvale Station.’ The film chronicles the true story of 22-year-old Oscar Grant, a Bay Area resident who was detained on New Year’s Day 2009 by the Bay Area Rapid Transit police and shot in the back and killed. The event was captured by many cell phone cameras, with the ensuing trial and its verdict causing protests and riots against police brutality in Oakland.
‘Fruitvale Station’ took home the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival as well as the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film. Michael B/ Jordan, memorable in ‘The Wire,’ ‘Friday Night Lights’ and ‘Chronicle,’ plays the lead role of Oscar, while the likes of Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, Ahna O’Reilly, Kevin Durand, and Chad Michael Murray co-star. ’Fruitvale Station’ is 26-year-old Ryan Coogler’s feature directorial debut, and Forest Whitaker is among the producers. Look out for the film on July 12th in US. Expect news about international release dates shortly.
Showcasing a number of new shots from the Zack Snyder-helmed film, Yahoo! Movies has unleashed this UK TV spot for the eagerly-awaited Superman reboot, ‘Man of Steel.’ Alongside Henry Cavill in the dual role of Superman/Clark Kent, the key cast for ‘Man of Steel’ includes Oscar nominee Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Oscar nominee Michael Shannon as General Zod, Academy Award winner Kevin Costner as Superman/Clarke’s adoptive father Jonathan Kent, Oscar nominee Diane Lane as Superman/Clarke’s adoptive mother Martha Kent, Oscar nominee Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Antje Traue as Faora, Ayelet Zurer as Superman’s Kryptonian mother Lara Lor-Van, Christopher Meloni as Colonel Hardy, Harry Lennix as General Swanwick, Michael Kelly as Steve Lombard, Richard Shiff as Dr. Emil Hamilton, and Academy Award winner Russell Crowe as Jor-El; Superman’s Kryptonian father.
Arriving in cinemas on June 14th, ‘Man of Steel’ is from director Zack Snyder and producers Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight trilogy) from a story by Goyer and Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics. The official synopsis and production notes for ‘Man of Steel’ can be read below the TV spot.
First ‘August: Osage County’ Trailer – Starring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor & Benedict Cumberbatch
The Weinstein Company has set loose, via Good Morning America, this first trailer for ‘August: Osage County,’ the upcoming screen adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Tracy Letts. Starring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Margo Martindale, Sam Shepard, Chris Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ewan McGregor, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson and Misty Upham, the film is slated to be released on November 8th. John Wells directs from Letts’ screen adaptation.
‘August: Osage County’ tells the dark, hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. Letts’ play made its Broadway debut in December 2007 after premiering at Chicago’s legendary Steppenwolf Theatre earlier that year. It continued with a successful international run.
Warner Bros. Pictures has set loose this first teaser trailer for Alfonso Cuarón‘s (Children Of Men, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) upcoming outer-space survival thriller, ‘Gravity.’ Planned for a 3D release, ‘Gravity’ is written by Cuarón and his son, Jonás Cuarón. The film is set for October 4th release.
In the sci-fi thriller, Sandra Bullock plays Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney) in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone–tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth…and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.