Videos and Trailers
Focus Features has debuted this new TV spot for ‘Wish I Was Here,’ actor-director-writer Zach Braff’s Kickstarter-funded follow-up to his 2004 directorial debut ‘Garden State.’ Braff’s comedy-drama centers on a 30-something actor coming to terms with his life in the face of his father’s illness and his life’s dreams unfulfilled. Kate Hudson, Mandy Patinkin, Ashley Greene, Josh Gad, Jim Parsons, Donald Faison and the late James Avery co-star. ‘Wish I Was Here’ opens on July 18th in the US and September 19th in the UK.
From 20th Century Fox comes this new viral video showcasing what happened between ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ and the upcoming ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.’ Opening on July 11th in the US and July 17th in the UK, the cast for ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is as follows.
Humans: Jason Clarke as Malcolm, Gary Oldman as Dreyfus, Keri Russell as Ellie, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Malcolm’s son, Jocko Sims as Werner, Kirk Acevedo as Carver, Kevin Rankin as McVeigh, and Keir O’Donnell as Finney.
Apes: Andy Serkis as Caesar, Toby Kebbell as Koba, Judy Greer as Cornelia, Terry Notary as Rocket, Karin Konoval as Maurice, Doc Shaw as Ash, and Nick Thurston as River, Caesar and Cornelia’s teenage son.
This new trailer has arrived online for Alberto Arvelo’s ‘The Liberator’ (Libertador), which stars Edgar Ramirez as Simón Bolívar, one of history’s most influential political and military leaders. The freedom fighter played a key role in Latin America’s struggle against the Spanish Empire, shaping the destiny of several nations. In military campaigns covering twice the territory traveled by Alexander the Great, Bolívar led Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia to independence from the rule of the Spanish monarchy, bringing liberation to these areas rather than conquest. ‘The Liberator’ will open in theaters on August 22nd. Maria Valverde, Iwan Rheon, Danny Huston, Imanol Arias, and Gary Lewis also star.
First Trailer & Poster For Alejandro González Iñárritu’s ‘Birdman’ – Starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Zach Galifianakis…
From Fox Searchlight comes this first trailer and poster for Alejandro González Iñárritu’s (Babel, Biutiful, 21 Grams, Amores Perros) black comedy, ‘Birdman.’ Iñárritu co-wrote the script with Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, and Armando Bo. The film stars Michael Keaton, Lindsay Duncan, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, and Naomi Watts.
‘Birdman’ tells the story of an actor (Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself. ‘Birdman’ hits theaters on October 17th in the US and January 2nd in the UK (hopefully that moves forward!).
A24 has unveiled this new clip for David Michôd’s (Animal Kingdom) ‘The Rover,’ which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last month to stellar reviews. The slow-burn thriller stars Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson and is set in the Australian desert in a dangerous and damaged near future. The film was written by Michôd and based on a story conceived by Michôd and Joel Edgerton. The film also co-stars Scoot McNairy, David Field, Anthony Hayes, Gillian Jones and Susan Prior. Celebrated Argentinean filmmaker Natsha Braier acted as Director of Photography and Michôd also teamed up again with ‘Animal Kingdom’ Production Designer, Jo Ford.
Trailer For DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Home’ – Starring Rihanna, Jim Parsons, Steve Martin & Jennifer Lopez
Twentieth Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation have debuted this new trailer for ‘Home,’ a new feature film from the creators of ‘How to Train Your Dragon,’ ‘Shrek,’ and ‘The Croods.’ The film will hit cinemas on March 27th, 2015, and feature the voice talents of Rihanna, Jim Parsons, Steve Martin and Jennifer Lopez. Based on the 2007 Adam Rex’s children’s book ‘The True Meaning of Smekday,’ the synopsis for the film is as follows.
When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, (Rihanna) manages to avoid capture, she finds herself the accidental accomplice of a banished Boov named Oh (Jim Parsons). The two fugitives realize there’s a lot more at stake than intergalactic relations as they embark on the road trip of a lifetime.