Working Title Films’ ‘The Danish Girl,’ directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables) and starring Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything, Les Misérables) and Alicia Vikander (A Royal Affair, Anna Karenina), will be released in the US by Focus Features in exclusive engagements in New York and Los Angeles beginning November 27th and by Universal Pictures International overseas.
‘The Danish Girl’ is the remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Einar and Gerda Wegener (being portrayed, respectively, by Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander), whose marriage and work are cast into the unknown when Einar begins a groundbreaking journey to become one of the world’s first transgender women, Lili Elbe. ‘The Danish Girl has been adapted into a screenplay by BAFTA Award nominee Lucinda Coxon, based on the novel of the same name by David Ebershoff. The film’s cast also includes Matthias Schoenaerts (The Drop), Ben Whishaw (Skyfall), and Amber Heard (The Rum Diary).
Trailer & Poster For Tarsem Singh’s ‘Self/less’ – Starring Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley, Matthew Goode…
Focus Features has released the first teaser poster and trailer for Tarsem Singh’s (The Fall, Immortals) ‘Self/less,’ which is led by Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley, Matthew Goode, Derek Luke, Victor Garber, Natalie Martinez and Michelle Dockery. In this provocative psychological science fiction thriller, an extremely wealthy man (Academy Award-winner Kingsley) dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man (Ryan Reynolds). But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body’s origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause. ‘Self/less’ opens on July 31st.
Ahead of the film’s June 19th release, Entertainment One have unveiled the first teaser trailer for ‘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.
Jessie Usher Joins Liam Hemsworth, Bill Pullman & Jeff Golblum In Roland Emmerich’s ‘Independence Day 2′
‘Survivor’s Remorse’ star Jessie Usher has joined Liam Hemsworth, Bill Pullman and Jeff Golblum in director Roland Emmerich’s ‘Independence Day 2.’ Emmerich revealed the the news on his official Facebook page, with THR adding that Usher will be playing Dylan Hiller, the son of Will Smith’s Captain Steven Hiller from the original film. Emmerich wrote on his Facebook account,“My producing partner Harald Kloser noticed Jessie in between sets of pushups at the gym and gave him an audition. As they say, the rest is history!” Golblum will reprise his role as David Levinson while it is believed that Hemsworth will be playing the son-in-law of Pullman’s President Whitmore.
Disney has debuted this new piece of concept art for ‘Zootopia,’ an animated movie from Walt Disney Animation Studios set in an animal world. Set for March 4th, 2016, ‘Zootopia’ is a buddy action-comedy set in a modern animal world where humans have never existed. ‘Tangled’ co-director Bryan Howard who is helming the project from a script by Jared Bush. The world itself is imagined the way animals might design cities.
A mountain becomes a fancy apartment complex covered in snow and ice; a palm tree is a thousand-foot tall luxury apartment tower, for example. Tundratown features ice taxis made of Zambonis, and the Busted Tusk karaoke club. They read the Wall Street Gerbil.
‘Beasts of No Nation,’ the new film written and directed by Emmy Award-winner Cary Fukunaga (True Detective, Sin Nombre) and starring Idris Elba, will debut later this year in select theaters in the U.S. and worldwide on Netflix. Produced by Red Crown Productions, and co-financed with Participant Media, ‘Beasts of No Nation’ is based on the acclaimed novel by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala, bringing to life the tale of Agu, a child soldier torn from his family to fight in the civil war of an African country. Newcomer Abraham Attah portrays Agu, while Elba plays Commandant, a warlord who takes in Agu and instructs him in the ways of war.
The film will debut on the same day in select theaters in the U.S. and worldwide on Netflix in all territories where the world’s leading Internet TV network is available. “‘Beasts of No Nation’ is a powerful film that unfolds beautifully in the hands of director Cary Fukunaga with Idris Elba delivering a career-defining performance,” said Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer, “We are so proud to bring a film of this caliber exclusively to Netflix members around the world at the same time as it appears in select theaters.”