While we await the March 24th release of the film’s new trailer, 20th Century Fox has revealed this new Instagram teaser ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past.’ The stacked ensemble cast for the hugely anticipated film includes Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Shawn Ashmore, Daniel Cudmore, Nicholas Hoult, Omar Sy, Booboo Stewart, Fan Bingbing, Adan Canto, Evan Peters, Josh Helman, Evan Joingket and Lucas Till. ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ acts as a sequel to both 2006′s ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ and 2011′s ‘X-Men: First Class,’ as well as a follow-up to 2013′s ‘The Wolverine.’
Co-written, produced and directed by Bryan Singer, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ is based on the 1981 Uncanny X-Men storyline “Days of Future Past” by Chris Claremont and John Byrne. The film is scheduled to hit both 2D and 3D theaters on May 23rd. The story is written by Simon Kinberg, Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman, with Kinberg writing the screenplay. Singer launched the’ X-Men’ movie franchise with the first two films, ‘X-Men’ and ‘X2,’ and has been a guiding influence in each subsequent X-Men film by producing.
First Poster For ‘The Maze Runner’ – Starring Dylan O’Brien, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Aml Ameen…
Digital Spy has unveiled this first poster for Wes Ball’s upcoming adaptation of the James Dashner post-apocalyptic novel, ‘The Maze Runner.’ The story centers on a teenage boy who wakes up in a strange community remembering only his first name. He soon learns they are part of a mysterious test, and finds it is his destiny to join the ‘maze runners’ and lead them to freedom. The story follows his and his fellow prisoners’ struggle to unlock the secrets of the maze that surrounds this mysterious community. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Aml Ameen, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Ki Hong Lee, ‘The Maze Runner’ is set to hit cinemas on October 24th. The first trailer will launch at 3am GMT (March 18)/10pm EST (March 17th).
The synopsis of James Dashner’s novel is as follows: When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the Glade—a large, open expanse surrounded by stone walls.
Relativity Media has set loose this extended “Hello Again” TV spot for ‘Oculus,’ the Mike Flanagan-directed horror film starring Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff, Brenton Thwaites, James Lafferty, Rory Cochrane, Annalise Basso, Garretty Ryan, Kate Siegel, Katie Parker and Miguel Sandoval. Opening on April 11th in the US and June 13th in the UK, the synopsis for ‘Oculus’ is as follows.
In “Oculus,” ten years ago, tragedy struck the Russell family, leaving the lives of teenage siblings Tim and Kaylie forever changed when Tim was convicted of the brutal murder of their parents. Now in his 20s, Tim is newly released from protective custody and only wants to move on with his life; but Kaylie, still haunted by that fateful night, is convinced her parents’ deaths were caused by something else altogether: a malevolent supernatural force unleashed through the Lasser Glass, an antique mirror in their childhood home. Determined to prove Tim’s innocence, Kaylie tracks down the mirror, only to learn similar deaths have befallen previous owners over the past century. With the mysterious entity now back in their hands, Tim and Kaylie soon find their hold on reality shattered by terrifying hallucinations, and realize, too late, that their childhood nightmare is beginning again…
“Legacy” Trailer For Angelina Jolie’s ‘Maleficent’ – Also Starring Elle Fanning, Sam Riley & Sharlto Copley
Disney has revealed this new “Legacy” trailer for ’Maleficent,’ the live action re-telling of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale. 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 plays 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.
Set for release on May 30th, the film explores the origins of the evil fairy Maleficent and what led her to curse Princess Aurora in Disney’s animated classic ‘Sleeping Beauty.’ Academy Award-winning production designer Robert Stromberg (Avatar, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland and Oz The Great and Powerful) directs from a script by Linda Woolverton (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and Alice in Wonderland).
‘Testament Of Youth’ Adaptation Begins Filming; Synopsis & Cast Revealed (Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Hayley Atwell…)
Principal photography has commenced today (March 16th) on the Heyday Films and BBC Films adaptation of Vera Brittain’s iconic and powerful WW1 memoir, ‘Testament Of Youth.’ The stellar cast includes Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Colin Morgan, Dominic West, Emily Watson, Joanna Scanlan, Hayley Atwell, Jonathan Bailey, Alexandra Roach, and Anna Chancellor. The film is financed by BBC Films, Screen Yorkshire’s Yorkshire Content Fund, BFI, Ingenious, Nordisk Film Production and LipSync.
Alicia Vikander plays the iconic writer, feminist and pacifist, Vera Brittain, and Kit Harington plays Roland Leighton, Brittain’s fiancé. Vikander recently completed Alex Garland’s ‘Ex Machina’ and Guy Ritchie’s ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ ‘Testament Of Youth’ is directed by James Kent (The Thirteenth Tale, The White Queen) and produced by David Heyman (Gravity, the Harry Potter movies, Paddington) and Rosie Alison (Paddington, The Thirteenth Tale) for Heyday Films.