Excellent “Size Is Relative” Illustration For ‘The Hobbit’ Featuring Ian McKellen’s Gandalf, Richard Armitage’s Thorin & Martin Freeman’s Bilbo
Amina Wolf has put together this brilliant ”Size is Relative” illustration for ‘The Hobbit,’ centering on Ian McKellen’s Gandalf the Grey, Richard Armitage’s Thorin Oakenshield and Martin Freeman’s Bilbo Baggins. For more ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ fanart head on over to Amina Wolf’s deviantART. ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ recently became the 15th film in history to hit $1 billion in global ticket sales, not accounting for inflation.
‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ has grossed $302,075,203 million in North America and $708,100,000 million internationally, for a worldwide total of $1,010,175,203. The film, the first in a trilogy, has grossed roughly $37.3 million in its first 10 days of play in China, the movie’s final major market. The top foreign markets for ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ are as follows: Germany ($90 million), followed by the UK ($84.3 million), France ($44.9 million), Australia ($44.3 million) and Russia ($43.8 million).
Director Lynne Ramsay Abruptly Quits ‘Jane Got A Gun’ – Starring Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton & Jude Law
Surprising news today, as Deadline bring word that director Lynne Ramsay (We Need To Talk About Kevin, Morvern Callar) has abruptly exited ’Jane Got a Gun,’ and yesterday didn’t shown up on set for the first day of production. I’m sure we’ll be hearing much more about this news in the coming days, but for now we only have comments from the film’s producer Scott Steindorff. Just last week it was announced that Michael Fassbender, who was to have played the male lead in the revenge-driven western, exited the movie, while Joel Edgerton, who was on board to play the villain, stepped into Fassbender’s hero role. Jude Law, in the meantime, has signed on for the villain. It was reported that the actor rotation came about due to Fassbender’s schedule conflict with his upcoming shoot for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past.’ Deadline’s report about Ramsay’s exit is as follows:
Hot on the heels of the new poster for the film, Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have set loose this new trailer for ’Despicable Me 2.’ Scheduled for release on June 28th in the UK and July 3rd in US, the sequel for the endlessly entertaining ‘Despicable Me’ features the voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand and Al Pacino (as the films villain). Source: iTunes Movie Trailers.
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s worldwide blockbuster, Despicable Me, delighted audiences around the globe in 2010, grossing more than $540 million and becoming the 10th-biggest animated motion picture in U.S. history. In Summer 2013, get ready for more minion madness in Despicable Me 2. Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy animated adventure featuring the return of Gru (Steve Carell), the girls, the unpredictably hilarious minions…and a host of new and outrageously funny characters.
IMAX has sent over this new poster for Marvel’s impending ‘Iron Man’ threequel, ‘Iron Man 3.’ ‘Iron Man 3,’ the latest installment of the film franchise that has grossed more than $1.2 billion at the global box office, will be released internationally starting April 25th and in North America on May 3th. You can view the above IMAX poster in high resolution here.
‘Iron Man 3′ pits the brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds (The Mandarin; Ben Kingsley). When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?
Digital Spy has set loose this new collection of UK character posters for ‘Spring Breakers.’ Written and directed by Harmony Korine, ‘Spring Breakers’ stars the likes of Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Rachel Korine, Ashley Benson, Gucci Mane and Oscar nominee James Franco. Out now in the US, the film is pencilled in for a April 5th bow in the UK and Ireland.
Brit (Benson), Candy (Hudgens), Cotty (Korine) and Faith (Gomez) have been best friends since grade school. They live together in an average college dorm and are hungry for adventure. All they have to do is save enough money for spring break to get their shot at having some real fun. A serendipitous encounter with rapper ‘Alien’ (Franco) promises to provide the girls with all the thrill and excitement they could hope for. With the encouragement of their new friend, it soon becomes unclear how far the girls are willing to go to experience a spring break they will never forget.
Total Film has premiered this first poster for ‘Hummingbird,’ the the feature directorial debut of the ’Eastern Promises’ and ‘Dirty Pretty Things’ writer Steven Knight. In the film Jason Statham stars as a damaged ex-special forces soldier trapped in London’s criminal underworld who is transformed into an avenging angel when an unexpected opportunity allows him to assume another identity. Once believing he was beyond redemption, he now seeks out his own version of justice. ‘Hummingbird’ opens on May 17th.
After witnessing his unit ripped to shreds by artillery fire in Afghanistan, Joey Jones (Jason Statham) has been living on the streets of London, trying to forget his past and stay of out trouble. On the run from a ruthless gang, he breaks into the apartment of a wealthy man in Convent Garden and assumes his upper-class identity. Just as Joey is on his way to making amends with his friend and sponsor Sister Cristina, his pregnant girlfriend is found dead in the river. Now, Joey must use his connections in the Chinese mob to find the man responsible, stopping at nothing until justice is served. From acclaimed screenwriter Steven Knight comes an elevated thriller about a broken man with a battered past, fighting to do what’s right, even if that means breaking his own rules.