Ahead of the film’s January 8th release date, this new clip and poster has arrived online for ‘Taken 3.’ The likes of Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace and Forest Whitaker star in the film, which sees ‘Taken 2′ helmer Olivier Megaton back in the director’s chair. Neeson recently had the following to say about Bryan Mills’ latest escapade, “I have to go on the run, I’ll put it that way, from the not-so-lawful types and the lawful authorities. Bryan Mills served his country faithfully, but now even they are after him. They must not like me.”
Warner Bros. Pictures send word that they’ve moved Andy Serkis’ directorial debut ‘Jungle Book: Origins’ back by one year from October 21st, 2016 to October 6th, 2017. ‘Jungle Book: Origins’ will be a mix of motion-capture, CG animation, and live-action. The film stars Rohan Chand (Bad Words) as Mowgli, Benedict Cumberbatch as the tiger Shere Khan, Christian Bale as the panther Bagheera, Cate Blanchett will voice Kaa, Tom Hollander as the jackal Tabaqui, Peter Mullan as Akela, Naomie Harris as Nisha, Eddie Marsan as Vihaan, and Serkis will play Baloo the Bear.
Andy Serkis is perhaps best known for his performance capture roles as Gollum in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy and ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,’ King Kong in the eponymous 2005 film, Caesar in ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,’ and Captain Haddock in Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Adventures of Tintin.’ He’s also earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for his portrayal of serial killer Ian Brady in the British television film ‘Longford’; and he was nominated for a BAFTA Award for his portrayal of New Wave and punk musician Ian Dury in the biopic ‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll.’
Disney and Lucasfilm have come up with a pretty awesome way to introduce fans to the characters shown in the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ trailer: images styled after Topps trading cards. It has been revealed that John Boyega’s Stormtrooper character is named Finn, Oscar Isaac’s character is named Poe Dameron, Daisy Ridley’s character is named Rey, the mysterious Sith is Kylo Ren, and the “ball droid” is BB-8. A week on Sunday marks one year until the release of the upcoming film, so we might be getting some more reveals then?
Opening on December 18th, 2015, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ also stars Andy Serkis, Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o, and Gwendoline Christie, with Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker reprising their roles from previous films. “The Force Awakens” is set approximately 30 years after “Return of the Jedi”.
Lionsgate has released, via IGN, this poster for the action-thriller ‘Wild Card,’ starring Jason Statham, Sofia Vergara, Stanley Tucci, Michael Angarano, Milo Ventimiglia, Dominik García-Lorido, Anne Heche, Max Casella, Jason Alexander, Francois Vincentelli, Davenia McFadden, Chris Browning, Matthew Willig, Greice Santo, and Hope Davis. Directed by Simon West, ‘Wild Card’ opens in theaters and On Demand on January 30th, 2015.
Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes, and this time, it’s all or nothing.
Open Road Films has unleashed this first trailer for the Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca, Mark Rylance, Ray Winstone and Javier Bardem-starring action thriller, ‘The Gunman.’ Based on Jean-Patrick Manchette’s ‘Prone Gunman’ novel and a script by Peter Travis (‘Dredd’ director), the film follows Penn’s Jim Terrier, an international operative who is betrayed by the organization he worked for, and must go on the run in a relentless game of cat and mouse across Europe. Helmed by ‘Taken’ director Pierre Morel, a March 20th, 2015 UK and US release date has been set for ‘The Gunman.’
From Warner Bros Pictures comes these four character posters for Lana and Andy Wachowski’s ‘Jupiter Ascending.’ Starring the likes of Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Douglas Booth, Tuppence Middleton, Doona Bae, James D’Arcy and Tim Pigott-Smith, the film opens on February 6th, 2015.
From the streets of Chicago to the far-flung galaxies whirling through space, ‘Jupiter Ascending’ tells the story of Jupiter Jones (Kunis), who was born under a night sky, with signs predicting she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people’s houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine (Tatum), a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along — her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.