Synopsis & Full Cast Revealed For ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’; Toby Kebbell & Enrique Murciano Join
With filming on ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ now underway, Twentieth Century Fox has announced the film’s synopsis and full cast line-up. Andy Serkis, celebrated for his performance in the last film, reprises his role as Caesar. ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ also stars Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty, Public Enemies, The Great Gatsby), Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises, The Harry Potter film series), Keri Russell (The Americans, Mission Impossible III), Toby Kebbell (The Prince of Persia, Wrath of the Titans, Rock N Rolla), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Let Me In, ParaNorman), Enrique Murciano (Traffic, Black Hawk Down), Kirk Acevedo (The Thin Red Line) and Judy Greer (The Descendants, Three Kings, 13 Going on 30).
The brief synopsis for the film is as follows: “A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.”
Following a number of rumors hitting the internet during the last 24 hours, Universal Pictures has just confirmed the rumors that ‘Jurassic Park 4′ has been pushed back. The Colin Trevorrow-directed film was originally scheduled for a June 13th, 2014 release date. Universal’s statement is as follows, ”In coordination with filmmakers, Universal has decided to release Jurassic Park 4 at a later date giving the studio and filmmakers adequate time to bring audiences the best possible version of the fourth installment in Universal’s beloved franchise. We could not be more excited about the vision that Colin Trevorrow has created for this film, and we look forward to watching as he and the producers create another great chapter in this franchise’s storied history.” Expect an update on this story soon.
Watch The Opening Sequence For ‘Now You See Me’ – Featuring Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco & Isla Fisher
The good people over at Fandago have released this preview of the opening sequence of Louis Letterier’s (Clash of the Titans, The Transporter) upcoming thriller ‘Now You See Me.’ Opening on May 31st in the US and June 21st in the UK, ‘Now You See Me’ features a excellent cast of Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Mark Ruffalo, Isla Fisher, Melanie Laurent, Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman, Common, Michael Kelly, Elias Koteas and Michael Caine. The synopsis for the film is as follows.
The Four Horsemen, a magic super-group led by the charismatic ATLAS (Jesse Eisenberg), perform a pair of high-tech magic shows, first astonishing audiences by robbing a bank on another continent, and then exposing a white-collar criminal and funneling his millions into the audience members’ bank accounts.
Walt Disney Pictures has sent over this latest TV spot for their upcoming action-adventure film, ‘The Lone Ranger.’ A first-rate cast has been assembled for the ‘The Lone Ranger,’ with Armie Hammer (The Social Network) taking on the role of the titular character, Johnny Depp playing Tonto, and the likes of Ruth Wilson, William Fichtner, Helena Bonham Carter, James Badge Dale, Barry Pepper, Tom Wilkinson and James Frain co-starring. The film, which takes place in 1869, is directed by Gore Verbinski for Walt Disney Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films. ‘The Lone Ranger’ marks Verbrinski and Depp’s fifth collaboration after the first trio of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movies and the Oscar-winning ‘Rango.’
The film is described as “a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought tolife through new eyes. Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice—taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.” ‘The Lone Ranger’ has been pencilled in for a July 3rd release in the US and a August 9th release in the UK. Check out the production details and official synopsis for ‘The Lone Ranger’ below the new TV spot.
In anticipation of the first trailer for ‘Gravity’ arriving online this Thursday, Warner Bros. Pictures has set loose this first poster for Alfonso Cuaron‘s (Children Of Men, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) outer-space survival thriller. Planned for a 3D release, ‘Gravity’ is written by Cuarón and his son, Jonás Cuarón. The film is set for October 4th release.
Sandra Bullock plays Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney) in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone–tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth…and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.
The Guardian has unveiled this first trailer for Paul Greengrass‘ (The Bourne Ultimatum, United 93) ‘Captain Phillips.’ The film is an adaptation of Phillips’ memoir ‘A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea.’
In 2009, a crew of Somali pirates seized control of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama – the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years. This real-life story has now been adapted into a film, directed by Paul Greengrass, and starring Tom Hanks as Captain Phillips, who was in charge of the US ship. Sony Pictures has pencilled in an October 11th release date for ‘Captain Phillips.’ Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Yul Vazquez, Michael Chernus, Chris Mulkey, Corey Johnson, David Warshofsky, John Magaro and Angus MacInnes co-star.