Articles by Nick Martin
Jesse Eisenberg, Isabelle Huppert and Gabriel Byrne have boarded Norwegian writer/director Joachim Trier‘s English-language debut, Louder Than Bombs. Norwegian-American co-production is a character-driven story written by Trier and his frequent collaborator Eskil Vogt (Oslo, August 31st, Reprise), which has been described as a family drama with a Rashomon-style plot conceit.
Talented Swedish actress Alicia Vikander scored the lead role in Warner Bros.’ The Man from U.N.C.L.E. which stars Tom Cruise. She’ll star opposite Cruise and Armie Hammer as a British agent who has a thing for cars, a huge role created specifically for a movie.
The Wedding Crashers stars Vince Vaughan and Owen Wilson looking to reinvent themselves in a digital world, so if you liked it before, it looks like you will find plenty to enjoy in the classic Wilson and Vaughan chemistry and an ability to talk their way through a situation.
Here’s a new red-band trailer and the Cannes teaser poster for Inside Llewyn Davis, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The red band tag is only for language, hardly anything that’s NSFW. Based on the story of Dave van Ronk the film takes place in the folk music scene of New York’s Greenwich Village in the 1960s.
Tomorrow, the first trailer for director Alfonso Cuaron’s long-awaited sci-fi film Gravity arrives (we got teaser for the first trailer last night), but today the first poster has come into orbit.
The first full-length trailer for Paul Greengrass‘ action thriller Captain Phillips has arrived today and it looks so damn good. Oscar-winner Tom Hanks plays the title character in the true story of an unarmed American freighter ship hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009.
The sort of good news is that JP4 movie hasn’t been cancelled, it’s just been given the Sam Lowry treatment. Joking aside, there does seem to be some turmoil behind the scenes and it sounds like the fourth installment in the dino-franchise has been put on hold.
The 1930s and 40s pulp fiction hero Doc Savage a.k.a. the Man in Bronze has remained a nostalgic icon – until now. Well, duh, Iron Man 3 director Shane Black is officially set to direct the big screen adaptation of Lester Dent’s creation for Sony. Black has already been developing the project for some time and the press release from Sony confirms that the Kiss Kiss Bang Bang director is eyeing Savage as his follow-up to Iron Man 3.
Two weeks ago we shared Cinema’s annual trailer that shows two quick glimpses at Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg‘s latest film, The World’s End and we’ve now got the first teaser trailer for the movie.
Pina’s director Wim Wenders continues to push the artistic and technical boundaries of 3D with his new 3D project, Every Thing Will Be Fine. The ever-busy, ever-Franco-centric James Franco has taken on the lead role in the upcoming drama. The celebrated German filmmaker’s (best known for the movies Wings of Desire and Paris, Texas) return to form on the narrative front always bubbles just below the surface. Every Thing Will Be Fine will mark his first dramatic feature since Palermo Shooting in 2008.
Marvel studio boss Kevin Feige was asked what advice he would give to Warner Bros. regarding their planned adaptation of DC Comics’ Justice League. Marvel and DC Comics have always been rival comic companies after all. On the other hand, Marvel has put their character library out there with seven hit superhero movies in the last five years, while Warner Bros. which owns DC Comics seems slow to do so.
That got your attention, didn’t it? The troubled Gavin O’Connor‘s Western Jane Got a Gun is back on track again – Ewan McGregor has taken over for Bradley Cooper as the villain. The old west today, based on an original script by Anthony Tambakis and Brian Duffield, is a Star Wars reunion of sorts as McGregor will be joining Natalie Portman for the first time since Star Wars Episode III: The Revenge of the Sith.
Yesterday, it was reported that the Girls star Allison Williams was being discussed as a possibility to star in Twentieth Century Fox’s reboot of Fantastic Four and now Chronicle star Michael B. Jordan is being considered to reunite with director Josh Trank for the upcoming remake.
Okay. Love is very deep, but sex only has to go a few inches. The first teaser poster from Lars Von Trier‘s upcoming erotic epic, Nymphomaniac has been released. It doesn’t give to much away: a black and white image inspired by internet ASCII art that evokes female sexuality with the tag line: ‘Forget About Love.’