Pegged to make its World Premiere next month at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival, this first collection of images have arrived online from Henry Hobson’s zombie film, ‘Maggie.’ Based on the Black List script by John Scott 3, the film is set at a time when a “walking dead” virus which has spread across the country. Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a father on a journey to help his daughter (Abigail Breslin) come to terms with her infection as she slowly becomes a zombie. I’m certainly intrigued about this one.
New Images From ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ Highlight Benicio Del Toro As Pablo Escobar & Josh Hutcherson
Radius-TWC has set loose this new collection of images from ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost,’ which stars Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro as Pablo Escobar and Josh Hutcherson as a young man who finds himself unexpectedly pulled into the family business after marrying Escobar’s niece. Opening later on November 26th, the film also stars Brady Corbet and newcomer Claudia Traisac. ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ will make its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month. Andrea Di Stefano directs.
The synopsis is as follows: Young surfer Nick (Hutcherson) thinks all his dreams have come true when he goes to visit his brother in Columbia. Against an idyllic backdrop of blue lagoons and white beaches, he falls madly in love with Maria (Traisac) a beautiful Colombian girl. Everything seems perfect until he meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar (Del Toro).
Michael Fassbender Talks Magneto & ‘X-Men: Apocalypse'; Says He’s Been Tossing Around Ideas With Writer Simon Kinberg
Out and about on the promotional campaign for ‘Frank’ (which is fantastic) in the US, Michael Fassbender opened up briefly about ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ his next outing as Magneto.’ Asked if he was looking forward to the prospect of going up against a character like Apocalypse, Fassbender responded, “Yeah, I mean, I haven’t got a script or anything yet, but I’m always excited to see where Simon Kinberg’s going to go with the next X-Men. X-Men’s been great to me and allowed me to do so much, including films like Frank. I’ve had a lot of fun with the cast and with the character, Magneto. So I had a good chat with Simon [Kinberg] when we were on our way to Moscow, and we tossed around some ideas on the plane over there. So I’m pretty excited to see how it all comes together.”
We’re incredibly sad to report that the beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams has been found dead, aged 63, in an apparent suicide, California police say. According to his publicist, who confirmed the news, the actor had been battling depression of late and recently entered 12-step rehab stint for drug abuse.
His wife Susan Schneider said in a statement, “This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken. On behalf of Robin’s family, we are asking for privacy during our time of profound grief. As he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin’s death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions.”
These four new images have arrived online from writer/director Andrew Niccol’s ‘Good Kill,’ which stars Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Bruce Greenwood, Jake Abel and Zoë Kravitz. In the film, a Las Vegas-based fighter pilot turned drone pilot fights the Taliban by remote control for 12 hours a day, then goes home to the suburbs and feuds with his wife and kids for the other 12. But the pilot is starting to question the mission. Is he creating more terrorists than he’s killing? Is he fighting a war without end? This story follows one soldier’s tale with epic implications. Premiering at the Venice Film Festival this month, expect a release date for ‘Good Kill’ shortly.
UNICEF and Lucasfilm have revealed the final total raised with the “Star Wars: Force for Change” initiative and debuted a video showing the grand prize winner being told of his victory. From the set of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII,’ director J.J. Abrams has released a number of video blogs outlining the campaign, which is dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems. The campaign intends to raise funds and awareness for UNICEF’s Innovation Labs and its innovative projects benefiting children in need. By pledging money through the Omaze fundraising platform, any eligible supporter was automatically entered for a chance to visit the set, feature in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII,’ and get an early screening of the film before its theatrical release in December 2015. You can check out the new press release and video below.