Videos and Trailers
4 New ‘Penguins Of Madagascar’ Featurettes – Starring Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, John Malkovich, Benedict Cumberbatch…
From DreamWorks Animation comes this batch of short behind-the-scenes featurettes for ‘Penguins of Madagascar,’ the animated spin-off from the ‘Madagascar’ series centered on the fan-favorite penguins. Set for a November 26th release in the US and December 5th bow in the UK, the film features the voices of Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Chris Knights, John Malkovich, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ken Jeong, Annett Mahendru and Peter Stormare. Simon J. Smith is directing from a script by Michael Colton and John Aboud.
Trailer Announcement Video & New Poster For The Newly Titled ‘Furious 7′ (Fast & Furious 7); Trailer Arrives Next Week
Along with the release of the above new poster, Universal Pictures has announced that the first trailer for the next installment in the ‘Fast & Furious’ will arrive in seven days. The official ‘Fast & Furious’ Facebook page had the following to say about the trailer launch for the newly titled ‘Furious 7′: Because of our fans, our saga has grown bigger and better with every chapter. In just 7 days, we will reveal the first trailer for our next installment – FURIOUS 7 – at The Road to Furious 7: Trailer Launch Event at Universal Studios in Los Angeles!
We want to share this moment with all of our fans around the world. For those of you not able to attend in person, you’ll be able to follow a live broadcast starting at noon Pacific on the Fast & Furious Facebook page and on E!. For those in the Los Angeles area, tickets will be available starting tomorrow, October 27th, on the official Fast & Furious social pages.
Out in the US today, Lionsgate has unleashed this new extended TV spot for Chad Stahelski’s action-thriller ‘John Wick,’ which stars Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Dean Winters, Jason Isaacs, Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane, John Leguizmo and Willem Dafoe. In the film, an ex-hitman (Reeves) comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. With New York City as his bullet-riddled playground. The film, which I’ve heard is brilliant from a number of reliable sources, opens in theaters on January 2nd in the UK.
Entertainment One UK has debuted this new critics TV spot for Mike Leigh’s masterpiece of a film, ‘Mr Turner.’ This biopic of the iconic British painter J. M. W. Turner stars Timothy Spall in the title role, as well as Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Paul Jesson, Lesley Manville, Martin Savage, Ruth Sheen and David Horovitch. ‘Mr Turner’ arrives in UK cinemas on October 31st and in the US on December 19th. Look out for my interviews with Mike Leigh and Timothy Spall next week.
Reuniting ‘Silver Lining Playbook’ and ‘American Hustle’ stars Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper, ‘Serena’ is directed by Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (In a Better World) and boasts a top-notch supporting cast in Sam Reid, Rhys Ifans, Toby Jones and Sean Harris. Opening on October 24th in the UK and February 26th in the US, the film is based Ron Rash’s Shakespearean tragedy-style historical novel of the same name.
North Carolina mountains at the end of the 1920s – George and Serena Pemberton, love-struck newly-weds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattle-snakes, even saving a man’s life in the wilderness. With power and influence now in their hands, the Pembertons refuse to let anyone stand in the way of their inflated love and ambitions. However, once Serena discovers George’s hidden past and faces an unchangeable fate of her own, the Pemberton’s passionate marriage begins to unravel leading toward a dramatic reckoning.
“The Story” Featurette For ‘Into The Woods’ – Starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick….
Following a new batch of images, this behind-the-scenes featurette has arrived online for ‘Into the Woods. Rob Marshall (Chicago) directs the musical fantasy film, which is based on the highly acclaimed Tony Award–winning eponymous Broadway musical by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim. Opening on December 25th in the US and January 9th in the UK, ‘Into the Woods’ is centered on a childless couple, who set out to end a curse placed on them by a vengeful witch.