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Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment have unveiled this behind-the-scenes featurette for the upcoming ‘Divergent’ sequel, ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent.’ Following the events of the previous installment, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) tries to figure out the intention behind Erudite’s insurrection as well information the Abnegation are trying to protect. Adding to the existing cast of Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Zoë Kravitz, Jai Courtney, Ansel Elgort, Ray Stevenson, Mekhi Phifer, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, and Kate Winslet, the supporting cast of ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ is filled out with Octavia Spencer, Naomi Watts, Suki Waterhouse, Rosa Salazar, Daniel Dae Kim, Jonny Weston, Emjay Anthony, and Keiynan Lonsdale. The film opens on March 20th, 2015.
From 5:30 am PT/8:30 am ET/1:30 pm GMT, Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams will announce the nominations in all 24 categories of the 87th Oscars at a special two-part live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. At 5:30 am PT/8:30 am ET/1:30 pm GMT, Cuarón and Abrams will unveil the nominees in the following categories: Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Film Editing, Original Song, Production Design, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and Visual Effects.
At 5:30 am PT/8:38 am ET/1:38 pm GMT, Chris Pine and Cheryl Boone Isaacs will announce the nominations for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Cinematography, Costume Design, Directing, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Score, Adapted Screenplay, Original Screenplay and Best Picture.
Watch Colin Firth Kick Ass In The Full Bar Fight Scene From Matthew Vaughn’s ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’
From 20th Century Fox comes this extended clip from Matthew Vaughn’s ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service,’ which will arrive in cinemas on February 13th. In ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service,’ which is based on the comicbook created by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, Colin Firth plays a James Bond-like superspy who works for MI6 and takes his slacker nephew under his wing. He mentors his nephew Gary (Taron Egerton) in tradecraft in the hopes that Gary can change and become an MI6 agent. The likes of Michael Caine, Sophie Cookson, Sofia Boutella, Mark Strong and Samuel L. Jackson also star.
Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men First Class), Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Back in October it was first reported that Ben Affleck is set to star in Warner Bros. Pictures’ action thriller ‘The Accountant,’ which has ‘Warrior’ director Gavin O’Connor attached to helm. Today we hear that Jeffrey Tambor, fresh off his Golden Globe win for his work on ‘Transparent,’ has closed a deal to join the cast of ‘The Accountant.’
Based on an original script by Bill Dubuque, ‘The Accountant’ centers on a mild-mannered accountant and math genius with Asperger’s (Ben Affleck) who moonlights as an assassin. The film also stars J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal (playing a mercenary for hire) and Anna Kendrick (also playing an accounting whiz who gets mixed up with Affleck’s character). Tambor will play a veteran Mafia accountant who is Affleck’s mentor.
New Trailer For Olivier Assayas’ ‘Clouds Of Sils Maria’ – Starring Kristen Stewart, Juliette Binoche & Chloë Moretz
This new trailer has hit the web for Olivier Assayas’ ‘Clouds Of Sils Maria,’ which premiered last May at the Cannes Film Festival to stellar reviews. The film is said to explore “middle age and that introspective period where one questions how they’ve spent their life so far and what they’ve accomplished.” The title refers to the Swiss setting, with Kristen Stewart playing the assistant to Juliette Binoche’s lead character, an actress who becomes obsessed with a young Hollywood starlet (Chloë Grace Moretz) playing the role that made the older actress famous when she was young. Lars Eidinger, Johnny Flynn and Brady Corbet co-star. ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ opens in limited release on April 10th.
The full synopsis for ‘Clouds Of Sils Maria’ is follows: At the peak of her international career, Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. But back then she played the role of Sigrid, an alluring young girl who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena to suicide. Now she is being asked to step into the other role, that of the older Helena.
From Sony Pictures comes this UK trailer for ‘Chappie,’ the upcoming film from Neil Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium). Led by Sharlto Copley as the titular robot (he’s playing Chappie via performance capture), the sci-fi flick also stars Dev Patel, Ninja and Yo-Landi Vi$$er, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Sigourney Weaver and Hugh Jackman.
Opening on March 6th, the official synopsis for ‘Chappie’ is as follows: “Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings – some good, some bad – and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there’s one thing that makes Chappie different from anyone else: he is a robot. The first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. His life, his story, will change the way the world looks at robots and humans forever. “