6 Clips From Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ – Starring Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, Garrett Hedlund…
Six clips have hit the web from ‘Unbroken,’ the upcoming true drama directed and produced by Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie. ‘Unbroken’ follows the life of Louis “Louie” Zamperini and is adapted from Laura Hillenbrand’s book, ‘Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. Set for December 25th, ‘Unbroken’ marks Angelina Jolie’s second turn behind the camera, after her critically-acclaimed directorial debut, 2011’s Golden Globe Award-nominated ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey.’
Universal Pictures have penciled in a February 5th, 2016 release date ‘Dad’s Army,’ which is based on the classic British comedy series of the same name. Leading the film is Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring, a stiff-upper-lipped veteran who oversees the Home Guard in a small English village toward the end of the Second World War. His softly-spoken right-hand man, Wilson, will be played by Bill Nighy. The stellar cast also includes Catherine Zeta Jones as journalist Rose Winters, Tom Courtenay as Corporal Jones, Michael Gambon as Godfrey and ‘Inbetweeners’ star Blake Harrison as the naïve Pike. Danny Mays will take on the role of Walker and Bill Paterson will play Fraser while the supporting cast also includes Sarah Lancashire, Alison Steadman, Mark Gatiss and Annette Crosbie.
New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow Pictures have unleashed this first trailer for ‘San Andreas,’ an action thriller that reunites Dwayne Johnson with director Brad Peyton and producer Beau Flynn following their collaboration on ‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.’ Also starring Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Archie Panjabi, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Kylie Minogue, and Art Parkinson, ‘San Andreas’ is slated to open in theatres on June 5th, 2015.
The synopsis for the film is as follows: After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot (Johnson) and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter. But their treacherous journey north is only the beginning, and when they think the worst may be over…it’s just getting started.
These five clips have arrived online from ‘Top Five,’ which is written by, directed by and stars Chris Rock. The comedy film sparked a major bidding war in September after premiering at the Toronto Film Festival to rave reviews. Paramount Pictures eventually picked up the project for a whopping $12.5 million and will release ‘Top Five’ on December 12th in the US and January 16th in the UK.
First Trailer & Poster For Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk’ – Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt As High-Wire Walker Philippe Petit
Sony Pictures have just unveiled this first trailer and poster for Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk.’ The film is a true story based on Philippe Petit’s book ‘To Reach the Clouds,’ starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the young dreamer who dared the impossible: an illegal wire walk between the World Trade Center towers.
Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley), and aided by an unlikely band of international recruits, Petit and his gang overcome long odds, betrayals, dissension and countless close calls to conceive and execute their mad plan. Also starring in the film are James Badge Dale, Ben Schwartz, Charlotte Le Bon, Clément Sibony and César Domboy. ‘The Walk’ opens in 2D, 3D, and IMAX 3D on October 2nd, 2015. Philippe Petit was also subject of the fantastic Oscar-winning documentary from James Marsh, ‘Man On Wire.’
Alright, I’m hugely excited for this one. Paramount Pictures has debuted this featurette for Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma,’ which provides us with a behind-the-scenes look at a special screening that honored many of the real life figures seen in the film. ‘Selma’ will have a limited release in the US on Christmas day before opening wide on January 9th, 2015 – setting up a major Awards season push. ‘Selma’ is the story of the historic struggle to secure voting rights for all people – a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and led to President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The film’s release will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the landmark legislation. ‘Selma’ opens on February 6th, 2015 in the UK.
The film stars David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr., Tom Wilkinson as Lyndon Baines Johnson, Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King, Andre Holland as Andrew Young, Omar J. Dorsey as James Orange, Alessandro Nivola as John Doar, Dylan Baker as J. Edgar Hoover, Giovanni Ribisi as Lee White, Tessa Thompson as Diane Nash, Colman Domingo as Ralph Abernathy, Stephen Root as Al Lingo, Jeremy Strong as James Reeb, Keith Stanfield as Jimmie Lee Jackson, Wendell Pierce as Hosea Williams, Tim Roth as George Wallace, Ledisi as Mahalia Jackson, Nigel Thatch as Malcolm X, Niecy Nash as Richie Jean Jackson, and Oprah Winfrey as Annie Lee Cooper.