New Character Posters & Pics For Guillaume Cannet’s ‘Blood Ties’ – Starring Clive Owen, Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, Marion Cotillard…
AlloCine has released this new batch of images and character posters for Guillaume Cannet’s upcoming crime drama, ‘Blood Ties.’ Set for release in France on October 30th, the first-rate cast for the film includes Clive Owen, Zoe Saldana, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis, James Caan, Matthias Schoenaerts and Billy Crudup. Expect a US and UK release date shortly. The official synopsis for ‘Blood Ties’ is as follows. Source: The Playlist.
New York, 1974. Fifty year-old Chris (Clive Owen) has just been released on good behavior after several years in prison following a gangland murder. Waiting for him reluctantly outside the prison gates is his younger brother, Frank (Billy Crudup), a cop with a bright future. Chris and Frank have always been different, and their father, Leon, who’d raised them alone, seems strangely to prefer Chris – this, despite all his troubles.
The menace of Malekith looms large in the latest TV spot for Marvel’s ‘Thor: The Dark World,’ as originally seen during ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC last night. In the film, the likes of Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Jaimie Alexander (Sif), Idris Elba (Heimdall), Ray Stevenson (Volstagg), Kat Dennings (Darcy Lewis), Rene Russo (Frigga), Tadanobu Asano (Hogun), Anthony Hopkins (Odin), Stellan Skarsgård (Dr. Erik Selvig) and Natalie Portman (Jane Foster) reprise their roles from the first ‘Thor’ film, while Zack Levi is confirmed to play Fandril, Christopher Eccleston will play the villainous Malekith The Accursed, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje will be playing Algrim the Strong and Kurse.
‘Thor: The Dark World’ continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s Thor” and ‘The Avengers,’ Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. To defeat an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor sets upon his most dangerous and personal journey yet, forced into an alliance with the treacherous Loki to save not only his people and those he loves… but our universe itself.
Heat Vision are reporting that Simon Kinberg is coming on board to write Fox’s ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot. He will also be a producer on the project, joining Matthew Vaughn, his ‘X-Men: First Class’ colleague. Set for a March 6th, 2015 release date, ‘Fantastic Four’ is helmed by ‘Chronicle’ director Josh Trank. The film centers on the heroes whose Marvel comics kicked off in 1961. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, ‘Fantastic Four’ features a “family” of heroes – scientist Mr. Fantastic; his wife, Invisible Girl; her brother, the Human Torch; and Fantastic’s best friend, the Thing – who have sci-fi-tinged adventures while headquartered in the Baxter Building, a high-rise in New York City.
Fox has been working on a reboot for quite some time, with Jeremy Slater, Michael Green, Seth Grahame-Smith and T.S. Nowlin all having worked on versions. Sources tell the outlet that Simon Kinberg may be overhauling the script substantially. No stranger to the Marvel universe, Kinberg worked on ‘X-Men: Last Stand,’ produced ‘X-Men: First Class,’ and is working with Matthew Vaughn as co-writer and producer on Fox’s latest X-Men installment, 2014’s ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past.’
Columbia Pictures has premiered two new clips from Paul Greengrass’ ‘Captain Phillips,’ which is an adaptation of Phillips’ memoir ‘A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea.’ Pencilled in for a October 11th release date in the US and an October 18th bow in the UK, the likes of Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Yul Vazquez, Michael Chernus, Faysal Ahme, Chris Mulkey, Corey Johnson, David Warshofsky, John Magaro and Angus MacInnes star.
Columbia Pictures’ action-thriller Captain Phillips stars two-time Oscar® winner Tom Hanks in the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. The film is directed by Oscar® nominee Paul Greengrass, from a screenplay by Billy Ray and based upon the book, A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea, by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty. The film is produced by Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, and Michael De Luca.
Variety bring word that Lizzy Caplan is in talks for a leading role in the upcoming comedy ‘The Interview,’ which stars Seth Rogen and James Franco. Rogen and Evan Goldberg are writing and directing the project, while Rogen, Goldberg and James Weaver are producing the pic through their Point Grey Pictures banner. The shingle is coming off one of its biggest hits, ‘This is the End,’ which has grossed more than a $100 million at the box office.
The potential casting marks a mini-reunion between the three actors who worked together on ‘Freaks and Geeks’ before the show was cancelled. A “topical comedy”, ‘The Interview’ revolves around a handsome talk show host (Franco) and his producer (Rogen) who find themselves in way over their heads when they get involved in a plot to assassinate the prime minister of North Korea.
Paramount Pictures has unleashed, via Digital Spy, this first clip from Jeff Tremaine’s ’Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa.’ Set for a October 23rd release, the comedy blends Jackass-style pranks with a narrative involving Johnny Knoxville’s 86-year-old Irving Zisman and his 8-year-old grandson Billy (Jackson Nicoll).
86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companions, his 8 year-old Grandson Billy in “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa”. This October, the signature Jackass character Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville) and Billy (Jackson Nicholl) will take movie audiences along for the most insane hidden camera road trip ever captured on camera.