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First Trailer For Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Zero Theorem’ – Starring Christoph Waltz, Tilda Swinton, Ben Whishaw…
This first official trailer has arrived online for Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Zero Theorem.’ Starring Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Melanie Thierry, Lucas Hedges, Ben Whishaw, Matt Damon, Peter Stormare, and Tilda Swinton, ‘The Zero Theorem’ is set for release later this year.
‘The Zero Theorem’ is set in a world that seems right in Terry Gilliam’s wheelhouse. Living in an Orwellian corporate world where “mancams” serve as the eyes of a shadowy figure known only as Management, Qohen (Waltz), an eccentric and reclusive computer genius, works on a mysterious project aimed at discovering the purpose of existence – or the lack thereof – once and for all.
“Dream” Trailer For Angelina Jolie’s ‘Maleficent’ – Also Starring Elle Fanning, Sam Riley & Sharlto Copley
Disney has revealed this new trailer for ’Maleficent,’ the live action re-telling of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale. As you can hear in the trailer, Lana Del Rey has recorded a reimagining of the fairy-tale tune “Once Upon a Dream” from Disney’s 1959 animated film ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ which will feature in the end credits of the upcoming film.
Lead by Angelina Jolie as Disney’s notorious evil queen, ‘Maleficent’ co-stars Elle Fanning as Aurora, and Sharlto Copley as Stefan, the half-human, half-fairy bastard son of the human king. In the film, Miranda Richardson plays Queen Ulla, a fairy queen who is Maleficent’s aunt – and dislikes her niece. Kenneth Cranham will play the human king who plots to conquer the fairy kingdom. Sam Riley takes the role of Diaval, a raven who changes into human form and is Maleficent’s right hand. Juno Temple, Imelda Staunton and Lesley Manville play the three pixie fairies in the tale.
Warner Bros. Pictures has set loose this first clip from ’The LEGO Movie. ‘Scheduled for a February 7th release in the US and a February 14th bow in the UK, ’The LEGO Movie’ is directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (21 Jump Street, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) from their own original screenplay. The film features the voices of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Cobie Smulders, and Morgan Freeman.
Chris Pratt stars as Emmet. Oscar winner Morgan Freeman and Elizabeth Banks will star as two of Emmet’s fellow travelers: Vitruvius, an old mystic; and tough-as-nails Lucy, who mistakes Emmet for the savior of the world and guides him on his quest. She also calls upon the mysterious Batman, a LEGO minifigure voiced by Will Arnett, with whom she shares a history. Will Ferrell will play Emmet’s primary adversary, President Business; Liam Neeson is the president’s powerful henchman, Bad Cop; Nick Offerman is a craggy, swaggering pirate obsessed with revenge on President Business; and Brie is a member of Emmet’s team with a powerful secret.
“Humor & Heart” Featurette For ‘That Awkward Moment’ – Starring Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan & Miles Teller
FilmDistrict has unveiled this new behind-the-scenes featurette for the upcoming comedy ‘That Awkward Moment.’ Lead by Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller as three friends in Manhattan who make a pact to remain single just as they each start to fall in love, the film co-stars Imogen Poots, Jessica Lucas, Lola Glaudini and Josh Pais. Opening on January 29th, ‘That Awkward Moment’ is written and directed by Tom Gormican.
Zac Efron, Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan star in the R-rated comedy, THAT AWKWARD MOMENT, about three best friends who find themselves where we’ve all been– at that confusing “moment” in every dating relationship when you have to decide “So…where is this going?”
DreamWorks has released this latest behind-the-scenes featurette for the upcoming video game adaptation ‘Need for Speed.’ Directed by Scott Waugh (Act of Valor) and starring Aaron Paul, Imogen Poots, Dominic Cooper, Kid Cudi, Ramon Rodriguez, Rami Malek, Michael Keaton, Dakota Johnson and Harrison Gilbertson, ‘Need for Speed’ is set for a March 14th release.
DreamWorks Pictures’ “Need for Speed” marks an exciting return to the great car culture films of the 1960s and ’70s, when the authenticity of the world brought a new level of intensity to the action on-screen. Tapping into what makes the American myth of the open road so appealing, the story chronicles a near-impossible cross-country journey for our heroes — one that begins as a mission for revenge, but proves to be one of redemption. Based on the most successful racing video game franchise ever with over 140 million copies sold, “Need for Speed” captures the freedom and excitement of the game in a real-world setting, while bringing to life the passion for the road that has made our love of cars so timeless.
“Undead” & “Secrets” TV Spots For ‘Vampire Academy’ – Starring Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry & Olga Kurylenko
E1 has debuted these two new TV spots for Mark Waters’ (Mean Girls) ‘Vampire Academy.’ Based on the best selling Young Adult book series by Richelle Mead, ‘Vampire Academy’ stars Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Olga Kurylenko, Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne, Sarah Hyland, Joely Richardson, Cameron Monaghan, Sami Gayle, Claire Foy and Ashley Charles. Opening on February 7th in the US and April 23rd in the UK, the synopsis for ‘Vampire Academy’ is as follows.
‘Vampire Academy’ tells the legend of Rose Hathaway (Zoey Deutch) and Lissa Dragomir (Lucy Fry), two 17-year-old girls who attend a hidden boarding school for Moroi (mortal, peaceful Vampires) and Dhampirs (half-vampire/half-human guardians). Rose, a rebellious Guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa – a royal vampire Princess – have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St.Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe their lives may be in most jeopardy. Thrust back into the perils of Moroi Society and high school, Lissa struggles to reclaim her status while Rose trains with her mentor and love-interest, Dimitri (Danila Kozlovsky), to guarantee her place as Lissa’s guardian. Rose will sacrifice everything to protect Lissa from those who intend to exploit her from within the Academy walls and the Strigoi (immortal, evil vampires) who hunt her kind from outside its sanctuary.