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After months of on-set reports, wild rumors, tweeted photos and cryptic interviews, Disney and J.J. Abrams have finally unleashed the very first teaser trailer for "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens." Even after watching it 500 times (watch it again at the top of the page), fans still have questions about what they saw in the same way they did in for 1977's 'Star Wars" and 1999's "The Phantom Menace." With that in mind, it's time to turn back the clock to re-visit the ever-evolving teasers released in advance of all six films, to compare them to the new "Episode VII" teaser. It's a list a billion of years in the making. "Star Wars" (1977) It's hard to imagine a time before "Star Wars," when 20th Century Fox had to figure out how to sell George Lucas' space odyssey to the public, but they did something right. Sure, »
- Dave Lewis
The logline is under wraps.
The news was first reported by Deadline.com.
- Dave McNary
From first-time director Julius Avery, Son Of A Gun is an explosive action thriller exploring the aftermath of a prison break. Ewan McGregor tackles the lead as the charismatic Brendan, a manipulative criminal kingpin. Along for the ride as his sidekick is Brenton Thwaites’ sympathetic Jr. The pair of accomplices rustle up a way out of the Australian slammer and strike up a professional deal on the outside.
In September, we brought you the first clip, which served as a very brief introductory moment between the pair of convicts. Definitely a tease for the bigger picture, there’s now a ton more footage in the full-length trailer that expands upon the dangerous relationship Jr enters into with Brendan. There’s also a gold mine robbery and an impossibly gorgeous bit of love interest in the shape of Alicia Vikander thrown in for good measure. Well, it Is a heist flick. »
- Gem Seddon
We reported on Halloween that Brenton Thwaites was among a handful of heartthrobs Disney was courting for the role of British soldier Henry in the fifth Pirates Of The Caribbean romp. Now the studio in is final negotiations with the young Aussie, who played Prince Philip in the studio’s Maleficent this year. The studio has set a July 7, 2017, release date for the next installment of the multibillion-dollar franchise starring Johnny Depp.
Thwaites has had a busy year, starring opposite Ewan McGregor in the crime thriller Son Of A Gun and with Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep in The Giver. He also starred in sci-fi thriller The Signal and Ride, the indie comedy from writer-director-star Helen Hunt in that bowed at Afm. Thwaites also is set to topline Alex Proyas’ Gods Of Egypt with Gerald Butler and Geoffrey Rush, which Lionsgate will release in February 2016. He is managed by Industry Entertainment. »
- The Deadline Team
In Son of a Gun Ewan McGregor and Brenton Thwaites are prisoners in a West Australian prison, where McGregor offers the younger Thwaites protection inside in exchange for help breaking out, which leads to the two pulling a big job outside. Once out of prison, there’s a gold heist, and a sense that betrayal is […]
The post ‘Son of a Gun’ Trailer: Ewan McGregor is a Determined Criminal appeared first on /Film. »
- Russ Fischer
1A4STUDIO's latest 60-second animated speedrun takes on the classic 1996 Ewan McGregor and Dany Boyle film Trainspotting. This is the movie that launched the careers of these two talented individuals. This was such a great film, and this speedrun retelling of it is fantastic!
Once upon a time we go like: why don't we shut Speedruns for a while, becouse we can. And we shut'em, becouse we could. Watch the very last episode of 1st season and pray for us to continue, bwahahah! And maybe we will. [sic]
Enjoy the the video!
- Joey Paur
Son of a Gun Us Trailer. Julius Avery‘s Son of a Gun (2014) Us movie trailer stars Brenton Thwaites, Ewan McGregor, Alicia Vikander, Matt Nable, and Damon Herriman. Son of a Gun‘s plot synopsis: “Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old Jr quickly learns the harsh realities of [...]
- Rollo Tomasi
Ahead of its debut in the States on DirecTV next month, distributor A24 has unveiled a poster and trailer for the crime thriller Son of a Gun, which features Ewan McGregor (August: Osage County), Brenton Thwaites (Maleficent), Alicia Vikander (Anna Karenina) and Matt Nable (Arrow). Check them out here…
Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old Jr (Brenton Thwaites) quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection is paramount. Jr soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia’s most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch (Ewan McGregor). But protection comes at a price. Lynch and his crew have plans for their young protegee. Upon release, Jr must help secure Lynch’s freedom, staging a daring prison break. As a reward, he’s invited to join the crew as they plan a gold heist that promises to deliver millions. However, as things start to go wrong, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues. »
- Gary Collinson
Check out the newly released trailer and poster for A24’s action-packed-thriller Son Of A Gun starring Brenton Thwaites (The Giver), Alicia Vikander (Anna Karenina) and Ewan McGregor (Beginners) available exclusively on Directv Dec. 11th and in theaters January 16th.
Julius Avery delivers a masterfully crafted film in an impressive directorial debut, exploring the treacherous games in the criminal world. McGregor gives a standout performance as criminal mastermind Brendan Lynch along with exciting new stars including one-to-watch Thwaites and a captivating Vikander.
In the criminal world, life is like a game of chess. To gain control, you have to stay a few moves ahead of your opponent. Lose that control, and you risk becoming a pawn in their very dangerous game.
During a six-month stint inside a West Australian prison, rookie criminal Jr (Brenton Thwaites) meets the smart and enigmatic Brendan Lynch (Ewan McGregor). In exchange for protection on the inside, »
- Michelle McCue
Given the early success of Danny Boyle's Shallow Grave it's really somewhat surprising that star Ewan McGregor has largely stayed away from like minded criminal fare through his career. There have been blips here and there, sure, but it's a format and genre that fits him like a glove particularly as he ages and gets a bit of weather in his face. Case in point: The just released trailer for Julius Avery's Son Of A Gun.In the criminal world, life is like a game of chess. To gain control, you have to stay a few moves ahead of your opponent. Lose that control, and you risk becoming a pawn in their very dangerous game. During a six-month stint inside a West Australian prison, rookie criminal...
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Today we have an international trailer for the upcoming "Son of a Gun" crime thriller, starring Ewan McGregor and Brenton Thwaites (The Giver, Maleficent). Check it out below. Plot: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old Jr (Thwaites) quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection is paramount. Jr soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch (McGregor). But protection comes at a price. Lynch and his crew have plans for their young protegee. Upon release, Jr must help secure Lynch's freedom, staging a daring prison break. As a reward, he.s invited to join the crew as they plan a gold heist that promises to deliver millions. However, as things start to go wrong, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues. The new movie is directed by Julius Avery. A Us release date has yet to be set. Trailer: »
We saw the first collection of images from Cinefest Oz a few months ago. Now here's a new trailer for Julius Avery's Son Of A Gun. The crime drama stars Ewan McGregor, Brenton Thwaites (Oculus), Alicia Vikander (The Fifth Estate) and Matt Nable (Riddick). Be warned: it's one of those promos that outlines the entire movie in three acts, so if you're looking forward to the film you may want to slip what's below.Avery's first gig as a director sees Thwaites playing young offender Jr, imprisoned for a minor crime but actually getting deeper into the life once he's on the inside. In search of protection he comes under the wing of McGregor's career criminal Brendan Lynch. The price is assisting in Lynch's escape once Jr is legitimately released. The ultimate reward is involvement in a gold heist, but as is the way of these things, events take a turn for the unfortunate, »
"There's no margin for error. No half-measures. This is all or nothing."
Ewan McGregor has a new heist thriller coming out called Son of a Gun, which is the feature film debut of writer and director Julius Avery. The movie also stars the talented Brenton Thwaites (The Signal, The Giver).
The story follows a veteran thief and a freshly released young convict, who team up to pull off a big gold heist. From there it turns into a dangerous game where everything is on the line and no one can be trusted.
Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old Jr (Thwaites) quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection is paramount. Jr soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch (McGregor). But protection comes at a price. Lynch and his crew have plans for their young protegee. Upon release, Jr must help secure Lynch's freedom, »
- Joey Paur
We'll watch any film with Ewan McGregor or Alicia Vikander, so good news for us, both star in the upcoming Aussie thriller "Son Of A Gun." After premiering and opening overseas, the movie is getting on a plane and coming to the United States, and the first trailer is here. Co-starring Brenton Thwaites, the storyline for this one is pretty simple: a young thug helps a criminal veteran bust out of the jail and the pair them team up on a heist that could make them all very rich. But mix in a femme fatale, mistrust, and the tiny detail of breaking the law, and it's not quite as easy as you might think. While it sounds like the kind of effort that promises solid B-movie thrills, the result is a film that's "forgotten almost as soon as the credits roll," and that's a shame given the faces in front of the camera. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
"There's no margin for error. No half-measures. This is all or nothing." An international trailer for the crime thriller Son of a Gun arrived a couple months ago, and now a Us trailer has arrived, showcasing the solid pairing of Ewan McGregor and rising star Brenton Thwaites (The Signal, The Giver, Maleficent) which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this past summer. The two stars team up as a veteran thief and a freshly released young convict, all in an effort to pull of a big gold heist. As you might guess, it turns into a big chase for the money where no one can be trusted and everything, including lives, is on the line. Watch! Here's the first Us trailer for Julius Avery's Son of a Gun, originally from IGN: You can also check out the Australian/New Zealand trailer for Son of a Gun right here. Son »
- Ethan Anderton
In the criminal world, life is like a game of chess. To gain control, you have to stay a few moves ahead of your opponent. Lose that control, and you risk becoming a pawn in their very dangerous game. During a six-month stint inside a West Australian prison, rookie criminal Jr (Brenton Thwaites) meets the smart and enigmatic Brendan Lynch (Ewan McGregor). In exchange for protection on the inside, Jr agrees to help Brendan get outside, hooking up with the influential Sam Lennox (Jacek Koman) to orchestrate a daring prison escape that frees Brendan, and inmates Sterlo (Matthew Nable) and Merv (Eddie Baroo).
Jr is rewarded for his efforts, and with a taste of the high life and flirtations »
A24 has released the Son of a Gun trailer and poster. The Australian thriller follows Jr (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who becomes the apprentice of a calculating crime boss (Ewan McGregor) when they bond on a prison break, but their relationship becomes jeopardized over a heist and a woman (Alicia Vikander). I was somewhat interested in the film, but this trailer saved me the time because it doesn't play like a trailer as much as a condensed version of the entire movie. It's almost impressive to see all three acts play out in the span of less than two minutes. Hit the jump to check out the Son of a Gun trailer and poster. The film hits DirecTV on December 11th and will be in theaters in mid-January 2015. Via IGN. Here's the official synopsis for Son of a Gun: In the criminal world, life is like a game of chess. »
- Matt Goldberg
MGM’s remake of 1959 historical epic Ben-Hur failed to nab Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice actress Gal Gadot (who had to pass on the project due to a scheduling conflict), but it may have managed to get a hold of another powerful woman in Superman’s life all the same.
According to THR, Ayelet Zurer, who played Superman’s Kryptonian birth mother Laura Lor Van in Man of Steel, is circling a role in Ben-Hur, though it’s not the same one that was offered to Gadot. If she ends up committing to the project she’ll play Naomi, the mother of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston).
This marks one of several big projects to come Zurer’s way following last year’s Superman reboot; she recently wrapped production on Last Days in the Desert opposite Ewan McGregor, and has been cast as Vanessa Fisk, the wife of the Kingpin, »
- James Garcia
Lionsgate just unveiled a new trailer for Johnny Depp's upcoming "Mortdecai" action comedy, co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany and Olivia Munn. Check it out below. Plot: Art dealer, Charles Mortdecai (Depp), searches for a stolen painting rumored to contain a secret code that gains access to hidden Nazi gold. The new movie is directed by David Koepp (Secret Window) and is set to hit theaters on January 23rd, 2015. Trailer: »
"...juggling some angry Russians, the British 'MI5', his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist...
"...debonair art dealer and part time rogue 'Charlie Mortdecai' must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain the code to a lost bank account filled with Third Reich gold..."
Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Mortdecai"...
- Michael Stevens
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