Videos and Trailers
Paramount Pictures has debuted the following “Stepfather” clip, via Fandango, and three new TV spots for Michael Bay’s ‘Pain & Gain.’ Lead by Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Mackie and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the dark comedy follows a group of bodybuilders who engage in a campaign of kidnapping and extortion in Florida.
First told in a 1999 series of Miami New Times articles by investigative journalist Pete Collins, the cast for the film includes Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris, Tony Shaloub, Rebel Wilson, Yolanthe Cabau, Tony Plana, Keili Lefkovitz, Rob Corddry, Ken Jeong and Bar Paly. Michael Bay is following up ‘Pain & Gain’ with a fourth ‘Transformers’ film, which is due June 27th, 2014. ‘Pain & Gain’ lands in cinemas on April 26th in the US and May 3rd in the UK.
iTunes Movie Trailers has set loose this latest theatrical trailer for Shawn Levy’s (Real Steel, Date Night) upcoming comedy, ‘The Internship.’ Starring Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Max Minghella, Rose Byrne, Dylan O’Brien, and Jessica Szohr, ’The Internship’ opens on June 7th.
Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wilson) are salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital world. Trying to prove they are not obsolete, they defy the odds by talking their way into a coveted internship at Google, along with a battalion of brilliant college students. But, gaining entrance to this utopia is only half the battle. Now they must compete with a group of the nation’s most elite, tech-savvy geniuses to prove that necessity really is the mother of re-invention.
Fresh Footage Showcased In New ‘The Lone Ranger’ International Trailer – Starring Johnny Depp & Armie Hammer
Following yesterday’s release of the new US trailer for ‘The Lone Ranger,’ Disney has set loose this latest international trailer for the action-adventure film. A first-rate cast has been assembled for the ‘The Lone Ranger,’ with Armie Hammer (The Social Network) taking on the role of the titular character, Johnny Depp playing Tonto, and the likes of Ruth Wilson, William Fichtner, Helena Bonham Carter, James Badge Dale, Barry Pepper, Tom Wilkinson and James Frain co-starring. The film, which takes place in 1869, is directed by Gore Verbinski for Walt Disney Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films. ‘The Lone Ranger’ marks Verbrinski and Depp’s fifth collaboration after the first trio of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movies and the Oscar-winning ‘Rango.’
The film is described as “a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought tolife through new eyes. Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice—taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.” ‘The Lone Ranger’ has been pencilled in for a July 3rd release in the US and a August 9th release in the UK. Check out the production notes and official synopsis for ‘The Lone Ranger’ below.
2 Stunning International Trailers For Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Only God Forgives’ – Starring Ryan Gosling
Hot on the heels of the announcement that ‘Only God Forgives’ will screen in Competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, these two new international trailers have arrived online for the hotly-anticipated film. ’Only God Forgives’ is directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, who won Best Director at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival for ‘Drive.’ The film reunites Refn with ‘Drive’ star Ryan Gosling (The Place Beyond The Pines, Gangster Squad) and also features Kristin Scott Thomas (In The House, The English Patient), Vithaya Pansringarm (The Hangover Part II), Tom Burke (Donkey Punch) and Thai pop star Yayaying. The film’s score is by award-winning Drive composer Cliff Martinez (Spring Breakers, Contagion).
In ‘Only God Forgives,’ Ryan Gosling plays Julian, the son of a Florida-based crime syndicate boss (Kristen Scott Thomas), who is plying the drug trade in Thailand with his brother. When his addicted sibling gets involved in a murder and gets tangled up with a cop who calls himself the Angel of Vengeance, Gosling’s character, who is proficient in mixed martial arts, is compelled to seek revenge on behalf of his mother. Look out for ‘Only God Forgives’ on July 19th in the US. Icon Film Distribution and Lionsgate will release the film in the summer in the UK and Ireland, although a specific date has yet to be announced. Check out the official synopsis for ‘Only God Forgives’ below the new trailers. Source: The Playlist.
Memento Films Production has revealed this new French trailer for ‘The Past,’ Asghar Farhadi’s follow-up to his Foreign Language Oscar-winning ‘A Separation.’ Earlier this morning it was announced as part of the official Cannes Competition. Led by ‘The Artist’ star Bérénice Bejo, ‘A Prophet’ lead Tahar Rahim and Ali Mosaffa, the film also deals with the theme of separation. After four years apart, Ahmad (Mosaffa) arrives in Paris from Tehran, at the request of Marie (Bejo), his French wife, to carry out the formalities of their divorce. During his brief stay, Ahmad discovers the adversarial relationship that Mary has with her daughter, Lucia (Pauline Burlet). Ahmad’s efforts to try to improve this relationship will unveil a secret past. ’The Past’ opens in France on May 15th. Expect worldwide dates for the film shortly. Source: Deadline via The Playlist.
Machinima has set loose this first trailer for Robert Schwentke’s (Red) upcoming adaptation of the Dark Horse comic series, ‘R.I.P.D.’ (Rest in Peace Department). The story follows a cop killed in the line of duty who is recruited by a team of undead police officers working for the Department – a police force comprised of ghosts who battle spirits unready to depart this world.
Jeff Bridges plays Roy Powell, a gunslinger who’s been dead for hundreds of years. Ryan Reynolds plays Powell’s partner, Nick Cruz, the recently murdered cop who’s out for revenge. ‘R.I.P.D.’ hits 2D and 3D cinemas on July 19th in the US and August 30th in the UK. The likes of Kevin Bacon, Stephanie Szostak, Mary-Louise Parker, Marisa Miller, Mike O’Malley, James Hong and Robert Knepper also star.