Fun New TV Spot For ‘The LEGO Movie’ – Starring Chris Pratt, Morgan Freeman, Elizabeth Banks, Will Ferrell….
Warner Bros. Pictures has set loose this latest TV spot for ’The LEGO Movie.’ Scheduled for a February 7th release in the US and a February 14th bow in the UK, ’The LEGO Movie’ is directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (21 Jump Street, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) from their own original screenplay. The film features the voices of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Cobie Smulders, and Morgan Freeman.
Chris Pratt stars as Emmet. Oscar winner Morgan Freeman and Elizabeth Banks will star as two of Emmet’s fellow travelers: Vitruvius, an old mystic; and tough-as-nails Lucy, who mistakes Emmet for the savior of the world and guides him on his quest. She also calls upon the mysterious Batman, a LEGO minifigure voiced by Will Arnett, with whom she shares a history. Will Ferrell will play Emmet’s primary adversary, President Business; Liam Neeson is the president’s powerful henchman, Bad Cop; Nick Offerman is a craggy, swaggering pirate obsessed with revenge on President Business; and Brie is a member of Emmet’s team with a powerful secret.
Terribly sad news. The Wall Street Journal are reporting that Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46 years old, has been found dead in his New York apartment in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan. The cause of his death is currently unknown, but the Wall Street Journal reports that the office of the chief medical examiner and the New York police department are investigating.
One of the finest actors of our generation, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 2005 biographical film ‘Capote,’ and received three Academy Award nominations as Best Supporting Actor. He has also received three Tony Award nominations for his theater work.
Following yesterday’s surprise announcement that Jesse Eisenberg has been set to star as Lex Luthor and Jeremy Irons will play Alfred in the upcoming Zack Snyder ‘Man of Steel’ follow-up, Fmirza95 has put together this fan-made teaser image for the film. Snyder’s tentatively titled ‘Batman vs. Superman’ film also stars Henry Cavill, reprising his role as Superman/Clark Kent, Ben Affleck as Batman/Bruce Wayne, and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince. The film also reunites ‘Man of Steel’ stars Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane.
The Hollywood Reporter bring word that Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American, German, U.K., Scandinavian, Eastern European and Russian rights to Maya Forbes’ ‘Infinitely Polar Bear.’ One of the hottest Sundance titles going into the festival, the film premiered at Eccles Theatre on January 18th. ‘Infinitely Polar Bear,’ which is seen as having awards-season potential, also was pursued by Roadside Attractions.
The dysfunctional family film stars Mark Ruffalo as a bipolar father put in charge of taking care of his two young, precocious daughters after their mother (Zoe Saldana) leaves to pursue her MBA in New York. Imogene Wolodarsky and Ashley Aufderheide co-star. Inspired by writer-director Maya Forbes’ own childhood, the film marks her directorial debut while she began her career on HBO’s ‘The Larry Sanders Show’ and has since written for numerous TV shows and big-budget films including ‘Monsters vs Aliens.’
Relativity Media has unveiled this new clip from ‘3 Days to Kill,’ which opens on February 21st. The film is directed by McG (This Means War, Terminator Salvation), written by Luc Besson and Adi Hasak, and stars Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld, Amber Heard and Connie Nielsen.
In the action thriller, Kevin Costner plays an elite government hit man who after receiving news that he has a terminal disease, decides to give up his high stakes life to finally build a relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he’s previously kept at arm’s length to keep out of danger. But when his agency offers him an experimental, potentially life-saving drug in exchange for one last mission, it’s an offer he can’t refuse – even if it means juggling his two toughest assignments yet: going after the world’s most ruthless terrorist and caring for his daughter for the first time in ten years while his wife is out of town.
The Mad Butcher has put together this fan-made poster for the hugely anticipated ‘Star Wars: Episode VII,’ featuring Michael Fassbender – one of about 1823798 actors that have been linked to the film over the last year or so. While there’s been no official casting announcements to date, the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jesse Plemons, Adam Driver, Hugo Weaving, Michael B. Jordan, Jack O’Connell, Alex Pettyfer, Zac Efron, Saoirse Ronan and Sullivan Stapleton have also been linked to the film via various rumors over the course of pre-production. Additionally, it has long been expect that Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher will be reprising their iconic roles from the original trilogy. With filming set to commence in the Spring, expect official word on casting soon.