Following yesterday’s news that the film will premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival, Miramax and Roadside Attractions have unveiled this new still from ‘Mr. Holmes.’ From director Bill Condon, ‘Mr. Holmes’ is about a retired Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen) and is based on Mitch Cullin’s novel ‘A Slight Trick of the Mind.’ The film is the second collaboration between Condon and McKellen, who previously worked together on ‘Gods and Monsters.’ Written and directed by Condon, ‘Gods and Monsters’ won the best screenplay at the Oscars and earned McKellen a best actor nomination.
Ron Howard’s ‘In The Heart Of The Sea’ Delayed Until December – Starring Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw…
Warner Bros. Pictures have announced that the release of Ron Howard’s ‘In the Heart of the Sea’ has been moved from March 13th to December 11th, likely due to confidence for Awards contention. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s best-selling novel about the dramatic true journey of the whaling ship Essex, ‘In the Heart of the Sea’ stars Chris Hemsworth as the vessel’s veteran first mate Owen Chase; Benjamin Walker as its inexperienced Captain, George Pollard; Cillian Murphy as second mate Matthew Joy; and Ben Whishaw as novelist Herman Melville, whose inquiries into the event 30 years later helped bring the story to light. The film also stars Tom Holland as young seaman Tom Nickerson, and Brendan Gleeson as the same man, 30 years later. Spanish actor Jordi Mollà is the captain of another ship, the Archimedes, who tries to warn the Essex of what may lie ahead.
Samuel L. Jackson Reveals 2 Snowy Behind-The-Scenes Images From Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’
With filming on ‘The Hateful Eight’ now underway, Samuel L. Jackson has posted on his official Facebook account two behind-the-scenes looks at the film. Jackson writes, “QT geared up to be H8ful ! Having a Blast at 11,000 ft.”
The full official cast for Academy Award-winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming post-Civil War western is as follows: Academy Award-nominee Samuel L. Jackson as Major Marquis Warren, Golden Globe-nominee Kurt Russell as John “The Hangman” Ruth, Golden Globe-nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh as Daisy Domergue, Emmy-nominee Walton Goggins as Chris Mannix, Academy Award-nominee Demian Bichir as Bob, Academy Award-nominee Tim Roth as Oswaldo Mobray, Michael Madsen as Joe Gage and Academy Award-nominee Bruce Dern as General Sanford Smithers. Also, Channing Tatum has signed on for a role in the project. This will be Leigh, Bichir and Tatum’s first film with Tarantino, while the rest of the cast have worked with him in the past.
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.
Open Road Films have unleashed these first posters for the Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca, Mark Rylance, Ray Winstone and Javier Bardem-starring action thriller, ‘The Gunman.’ Based on Jean-Patrick Manchette’s ‘Prone Gunman’ novel and a script by Peter Travis (‘Dredd’ director), the film follows Penn’s Jim Terrier, an international operative who is betrayed by the organization he worked for, and must go on the run in a relentless game of cat and mouse across Europe. Helmed by ‘Taken’ director Pierre Morel, a March 20th UK and US release date has been set for ‘The Gunman.’