Videos and Trailers
A24 and DirecTV have unleashed the trailer and poster for ‘Revenge of the Green Dragons,’ which is directed by Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo. Executive produced by Martin Scorsese – who remade Lau’s ‘Infernal Affairs’ with 2006’s ‘The Departed,’ the film is based on Frederick Dannen’s New Yorker article that chronicled the underworld of Asian-American gang life in 80’s and 90’s New York City. The film is said to be mix between a Hong Kong action film and a New York City crime thriller, portraying the never-before-told true story of “The Green Dragons”.
“Meet The Gladers” Featurette For ‘The Maze Runner’ – Starring Dylan O’Brien, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Aml Ameen…
From 20th Century Fox comes this new 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 and Ki Hong Lee, ‘The Maze Runner’ is set to hit cinemas on October 10th in the UK and from September 19th in the US.
Relativity Media has revealed this new behind-the-scenes featurette for the upcoming spy thriller ‘The November Man.’ Directed by Roger Donaldson and written by Michael Finch and Karl Gajdusek, the film stars Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey and Olga Kurylenko. The movie is based on Bill Granger’s ‘There Are No Spies,’ the seventh book in Granger’s 13-part ‘November Man’ series.
Code named ‘The November Man’; Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) is an extremely dangerous and highly trained ex-CIA agent, who is lured out of quiet retirement on a very personal mission. He must protect valuable witness, Alice Fournier, (Olga Kurylenko) who could expose the truth behind a decades old conspiracy. He soon discovers this assignment makes him a target of his former friend and CIA protégé David Mason (Luke Bracey). With growing suspicions of a mole in the agency, there is no one Devereaux can trust, no rules and no holds barred. ‘The November Man’ opens in theaters on August 27th in US. No details on a UK release date as yet.
I’ve always got time for a new Laika project, and thankfully we’re just a month away from their latest animated film ‘The Boxtrolls.’ Featuring the voices of Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Jared Harris, Toni Collette, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan and Simon Pegg, ‘The Boxtrolls’ is penciled in for a September 26th release in the US and a September 12th bow in the UK. The stop motion comedy-adventure film based on the novel ‘Here Be Monsters!’ by Alan Snow.
A family event movie from the creators of Coraline and ParaNorman that introduces audiences to a new breed of family – The Boxtrolls, a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs (voiced by Isaac Hempstead-Wright) in the amazing cavernous home they’ve built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town’s villain, Archibald Snatcher (Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley), comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, “into the light,” where he meets and teams up with fabulously feisty Winnifred (Elle Fanning). Together, they devise a daring plan to save Eggs’ family.
First ‘Mortdecai’ Teaser Trailer – Starring Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany…
From Lionsgate comes this first teaser trailer for David Koepp’s Mortdecai,’ which is set to land in cinemas on January 30th in the UK and February 6th in the US. Based on the popular three-novel anthology by Kyril Bonfiglioli, the action-comedy crime film stars Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany, Olivia Munn, Oliver Platt, Aubrey Plaza and Jeff Goldblum. ‘Mortdecai’ is described as follows: Juggling some angry Russians, the British Mi5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain the code to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold.
New Trailer For The Nicholas Sparks Adaptation ‘The Best Of Me’ – Starring Michelle Monaghan & James Marsden
Relativity Media has revealed this latest trailer for ‘The Best Of Me,’ the adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks bestseller. Lead by Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden, Liana Liberato, Luke Bracey, Sebastian Arcelus and Gerald McRaney, ‘The Best Of Me’ is about two former high school sweethearts reunited after 20 years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of the beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the sparks, but the forces that drove them apart back then still get in the way. ‘The Best of Me’ opens in theaters on October 17th.
Based on the bestselling novel by acclaimed author Nicholas Sparks, The Best of Me tells the story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they’ve never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today. Spanning decades, this epic love story captures the enduring power of our first true love, and the wrenching choices we face when confronted with elusive second chances.