Summit Entertainment has released, via Empire, these new UK posters for Daniel Espinosa’s (Easy Money, Safe House) Stalin-era crime thriller, ‘Child 44.’ Featuring a top-notch cast of Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Gary Oldman, Joel Kinnaman, Paddy Considine, Jason Clarke, Vincent Cassel and Fares Fares, the film is an adaptation of the Tom Rob Smith bestseller.
‘Child 44′ focuses on a member of the Soviet military police (Tom Hardy) who investigates a series of nasty child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union. His biggest impediment is a government that refuses to acknowledge a serial killer is in their midst. The official synopsis is as follows.
First Official Still & Video Blog For ‘Spectre’ – Featuring Daniel Craig, Director Sam Mendes, Léa Seydoux…
With filming now well underway on ‘Spectre,’ this new still and video blog entry has arrived online from the Austrian set of the 24th entry in the James Bond franchise (featuring stars Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Dave Bautista and director Sam Mendes).
‘Spectre’ stars Daniel Craig as James Bond, Christoph Waltz as Franz Oberhauser, Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny, Léa Seydoux as Madeleine Swann, Monica Bellucci as Lucia Sciarra, Andrew Scott as Denbigh, a new member of MI6 and Whitehall, Dave Bautista as Mr. Hinx, a henchman and bodyguard, Ralph Fiennes as M, the head of MI6 and Bond’s superior, Ben Whishaw as Q, the MI6 quartermaster, Rory Kinnear as Bill Tanner, the MI6 Chief of Staff, and Jesper Christensen as Mr. White, an enforcer in the Quantum organisation.
First Trailer For Guy Ritchie’s ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ – Starring Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer & Alicia Vikander
Warner Bros. Pictures have set loose this first trailer for ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’, which is directed by Guy Ritchie and based on the 1964 MGM television series of the same name. Starring Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Elizabeth Debicki, Alicia Vikander, Luca Calvani, Jared Harris, and Hugh Grant, the spy-fi action comedy flick will be released on August 14th.
Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. centers on U.N.C.L.E. agents Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) and Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer). The two team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization, which is bent on destabilizing the fragile balance of power through the proliferation of nuclear weapons and technology. The duo’s only lead is the daughter (Alicia Vikander) of a vanished German scientist, who is the key to infiltrating the criminal organization, and they must race against time to find him and prevent a worldwide catastrophe.
Set for May 29th, Cameron Crowe’s upcoming romantic comedy stars the likes of Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Alec Baldwin, Jay Baruchel, Michael Chernus, Bill Murray, Edi Gathegi, Danny McBride, John Krasinski and Ivana Milicevic. ‘Aloha’ follows a celebrated military contractor (Bradley Cooper) who returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs – the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii – and reconnects with a long-ago love (Rachel McAdams) while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog (Emma Stone) assigned to him. In play is a complex satellite system being launched by an enigmatic billionaire with suspicious intentions (Bill Murray).
With ‘Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur’ set for a July 22nd, 2016 release, Warner Bros. Pictures and director/producer Guy Ritchie are reportedly in talks with Eric Bana to play Uther Pendragon, the father of Charlie Hunnam’s once and future king, in the film. ‘Sons of Anarchy’ and ‘Pacific Rim’ star Charlie Hunnam is playing the title role of King Arthur, Astrid Berges-Frisbey (I Origins, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides) is set to play Guinevere, Djimon Hounsou is set to play King Arthur’s mentor, and Jude Law is in talks to play the villain in the film.
The project is said to be a re-imagining of Arthurian legend, with the primary influence being Thomas Mallory’s “Le Morte d’Arthur,” published in 1485. Warner Bros. Pictures hopes the film can kickstart another franchise, with the story to be told over six installments.
Filming Starts On The “Taliban Shuffle” Adaptation – Starring Tina Fey, Margot Robbie & Martin Freeman
Paramount Pictures send word that principal photography has commenced on the untitled Tina Fey/Margot Robbie/Martin Freeman-led project (AKA “The Taliban Shuffle”). Based on the autobiography “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan” by Kim Barker, which the New York Times called “hilarious and harrowing, witty and illuminating, all at the same time,” the film is directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (Focus, Crazy, Stupid, Love) from a screenplay by Robert Carlock (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock). The producers are Lorne Michaels (Saturday Night Live, Three Amigos, Mean Girls), Tina Fey and Ian Bryce (Transformers franchise, World War Z).