Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel have revealed that ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ crossed the $500 million mark at the worldwide box office yesterday. To date, the film has earned a hefty $255.2 million in North America and $245.3 million internationally, with several key markets yet to open, including Germany, Italy, Japan and China. In North America this past weekend, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ reclaimed the top spot at the box office in its fourth week of release and became the highest-grossing summer release this year – pipping ‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction.’
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Star Jamie Dornan Joins Alexandre Aja’s ‘The 9th Life Of Louis Drax’ Adaptation
Miramax send word that Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey) has joined cast of the Alexandre Aja-directed (Horns, High Tension) the psychological thriller ‘The 9th Life of Louis Drax.’ Marking his screenwriting debut, ‘The Ides of March’ and ‘The Social Network’ star Max Minghella has written the feature screenplay based on Liz Jensen’s best-selling novel of the same title.
New Look At Nicole Kidman In ‘Paddington’ – Also Starring Hugh Bonneville & Ben Whishaw As The Voice Of Paddington Bear
Studiocanal has today revealed this new image of Nicole Kidman in the family adventure ‘Paddington,’ which is based on the beloved fictional character from children’s literature created by Michael Bond in 1958. The first ever live action film inspired by Bond’s best-selling books stars Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) as Mr. Brown, Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington Bear and Kidman as the evil taxidermist determined to wreak her revenge. They are joined by Sally Hawkins as Mrs. Brown, Julie Walters as Mrs. Bird, the housekeeper, and Jim Broadbent as Mr. Gruber, the owner of the antiques shop.
‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′: 5 “Rebel Warriors” Posters Showcase Natalie Dormer, Liam Hemsworth…
This new set of “Rebel Warriors” posters have hit the web for ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,’ revealing the District 13 soldiers and film production crew who join Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) after she vows to lead the revolution as the Mockingjay. The posters feature Cressida (played by ‘Game of Thrones’ star Natalie Dormer), the propaganda documentary director; Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Katniss’ longtime friend; Messalla (Evan Ross), Cressida’s assistant; Boggs (Mahershala Ali), Katniss’ bodyguard of sorts; and Castor (Wes Chatham) and Pollux (Elden Henson), Cressida’s cameramen.
From Lionsgate comes this new UK poster and trailer for the fantasy/thriller ‘Horns.’ Directed by Alexandre Aja (Piranha 3D, High Tension) and based on Joe Hill’s popular novel of the same name, ‘Horns’ follows Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe), the number one suspect for the violent rape and murder of his longtime girlfriend (Juno Temple). Hungover from a night of hard drinking, Ig awakens one morning to find horns starting to grow from his own head and soon realizes their power drives people to confess their sins and give in to their most selfish and unspeakable impulses – an effective tool in his quest to discover the true circumstances of his late girlfriend’s tragedy and for exacting revenge on her killer.
Marvel has unleashed these three new pics from ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ which opens on April 24th, 2015 in the UK and Ireland and May 1st, 2015 in the US. The cast list for the enormously anticipated flick includes Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Don Cheadle as Rhodey/Iron Patriot, along with newcomers Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Quicksilver, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, Thomas Kretschmann as Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker, James Spader as Ultron, and Paul Bettany as The Vision.