Warner Bros. Pictures has debuted, via Total Film, this UK quad poster for Denis Villeneuve’s (Incendies) dramatic thriller, ‘Prisoners.’ Led by Hugh Jackman and Jack Gyllenhaal, ‘Prisoners’ features an all-star cast, including Maria Bello as Keller’s distraught wife, Grace; Oscar nominees Terrence Howard and Viola Davis as Franklin and Nancy Birch, whose daughter Joy went missing with the Dovers’; Academy Award winner Melissa Leo as Alex Jones’ Aunt Holly; and Paul Dano as Alex Jones. ‘Prisoners’ is pencilled in for a September 20th release in the US and a September 27th bow in the UK.
In the film, Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) is facing every parent’s worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal) arrests its driver, Alex Jones (Paul Dano), but a lack of evidence forces the only suspect’s release. Knowing his child’s life is at stake, the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. The desperate father will do whatever it takes to find the girls, but in doing so, he may lose himself, begging the question: When do you cross the line between seeking justice and becoming a vigilante?
Trailer For ‘Kill Your Darlings’ Officially Released – Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan & Michael C. Hall
While this trailer leaked online in low-res form last week, Sony Pictures Classics has today officially unveiled this first full-length trailer for John Krokidas’ directorial feature debut, ‘Kill Your Darlings.’ Co-written by Krokidas and Austin Bunn, ‘Kill Your Darlings’ stars Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall, Ben Foster, Jack Huston, Elizabeth Olsen, David Cross, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The film premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival to glowing reviews.
‘Kill Your Darlings’ revolves around the relationship between influential authors Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe), Jack Kerouac (Jack Huston) and William S. Burroughs (Ben Foster), and the man who brought them together, Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan). Their relationships are tested by the murder of Burroughs’ friend, David Kammerer (Michael C. Hall). ‘Kill Your Darlings’ opens on October 18th.
Allocine has revealed this new French poster for ‘Blue is the Warmest Color.’ Co-written and directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, ‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ won the top honor at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d’Or. The film is set to be released in France on October 9th, in the US on October 25th, and in the UK from November 15th.
‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ centers on a 15-year-old girl named Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos) who is climbing to adulthood and dreams of experiencing her first love. A handsome male classmate (Jeremie Laheurte) falls for her hard, but an unsettling erotic reverie upsets the romance before it begins. Adèle imagines that the mysterious, blue-haired girl she encountered in the street slips into her bed and possesses her with an overwhelming pleasure. That blue-haired girl is a confident older art student named Emma (Léa Seydoux), who will soon enter Adèle’s life for real, making way for an intense and complicated love story that spans a decade and is touchingly universal in its depiction.
Alcon Entertainment and director Denis Villeneuve (Oscar-nominated ‘Incendies’), director of the company’s upcoming ‘Prisoners,’ have closed a two-year overall deal, it was announced by Alcon co-founders and co-CEOs Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson.
Alcon has pacted with Villeneuve for his writing and directing services over a two-year period, extendable by any period during which the director is directing a film, either for Alcon or a third party. The agreement calls for a blind script commitment providing Villeneuve the time to both write and direct a feature project. The company and director are currently mulling several ideas.
Open Road Films has unveiled this new TV spot for writer-director Robert Rodriguez’s ‘Machete Kills.’ In the sequel, Danny Trejo returns as the titular Machete, joined by Michelle Rodriguez and Jessica Alba reprising their roles from the first film. The story finds Machete recruited by the U.S. government to take down a cartel leader and stop an arms dealer from launching a deadly missile. ’Machete Kills’ arrives in cinemas on October 11th.
‘Machete Kills’ has Mel Gibson on-board as the villainous arms dealer, while Amber Heard, Sofia Vergara, Charlie Sheen, Lady Gaga, Antonio Banderas, Jessica Alba, Demian Bichir, Vanessa Hudgens, Cuba Gooding Jr., William Sadler, Marko Zaror and Alexa Vega round out the newcomers. The official synopsis for ‘Machete Kills’ is as follows: “Danny Trejo returns as ex-Federale agent MACHETE, who is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war and anarchy across the planet.”
Chris Hemsworth & Daniel Brühl Front & Center In New ‘Rush’ Poster: “Everyone’s Driven By Something”
With the release of ‘Rush’ fast approaching, StudioCanal has set loose, via Blogbusters, this Swiss poster for Ron Howard’s Formula One racing drama. Set for a September 13th release in the UK and a September 27th bow in the US, ‘Rush’ centers on the 1970s rivalry between Austrian driver Niki Lauda and British driver James Hunt. ‘Inglorious Basterds’ star Daniel Brühl is playing Lauda with Chris Hemsworth taking on the role of Hunt. The likes of Olivia Wilde (TRON: Legacy) and Alexandra Maria Lara (The Reader) co-star. Helmed by Oscar-winner Ron Howard, the script for ‘Rush’ is by Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon, The Queen).
Two-time Academy Award® winner Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind, Frost/Nixon), teams once again with fellow two-time Academy Award® nominee, writer Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon, The Queen), on Rush, a spectacular big-screen re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda. The epic action-drama stars Chris Hemsworth (The Avengers) as the charismatic Englishman James Hunt and Daniel Brühl (Inglourious Basterds) as the disciplined Austrian perfectionist Niki Lauda, whose clashes on the Grand Prix racetrack epitomized the contrast between these two extraordinary characters, a distinction reflected in their private lives. Also starring Olivia Wilde (TRON: Legacy) and Alexandra Maria Lara (The Reader), Rush is produced by Andrew Eaton (A Mighty Heart), Howard, Academy Award® winner Brian Grazer (Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind), Eric Fellner (Senna, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Morgan and Brian Oliver (Black Swan) and executive produced by Cross Creek Pictures, Exclusive Media, Todd Hallowell and Tim Bevan. Universal Pictures will distribute the film in North America.