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Paul Dano, John Cusack Channel Brian Wilson in 'Love & Mercy' Teaser (Video)

26 February 2015 8:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

The first teaser trailer for the Brian Wilson biopic "Love & Mercy" is a sun- and sand-soaked affair, featuring several samples of the classic tunes that made the Beach Boys rock and roll legends.

The film first focuses on Wilson as a young man, played by Paul Dano, at the beginning and then the height of the Beach Boys' fame, recording songs like "Surfin' U.S.A." and "God Only Knows." He sings, he goofs around with a surfboard, and he experiments with jingle bells and barking dogs in the studio.

"I'm going to make the greatest album ever made," Wilson declares.

But Wilson's life took a dark turn, as the artist became consumed by drugs and depression, and the film picks up in his later years with John Cusack playing a grizzled, older version of the singer. Can Wilson reclaim his musical genius and reignite his creative passion? With »

- Katie Roberts

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Love & Mercy Trailer

25 February 2015 7:58 PM, PST | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

I’ve learned more than I ever wanted to about Brian Wilson over the years, mostly because old people liked The Beach Boys, and unlike a lot of other music old people liked, nothing about The Beach Boys ever brought me around.

That out of the way, I’m told (and, like I said, I’ve learned) that Wilson’s life is something a lot of people find to be interesting.

And, that out of the way, Love & Mercy has two of my favorite actors in it, playing the same guy, so it’s worth watching for that alone.

This is going to be an interesting effort, and it’s been getting attention lately, with people talking it up more than you might think for a film by producer come director Bill Pohlad, starring not quite the biggest names, about a guy that isn’t exactly a hot topic. That »

- Marc Eastman

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See Paul Dano as Beach Boy Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy teaser

25 February 2015 4:30 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

A teaser for the upcoming Brian Wilson biopic Love & Mercy has been unveiled.

Paul Dano plays the young version of the Beach Boys visionary as the group rise to fame, while John Cusack will be playing the older version of the songwriter.

Love & Mercy also includes Paul Giamatti as the psychiatrist who was accused of taking advantage of Wilson in the 1980s, while Elizabeth Banks portrays the love of his life.

Brett Davern, Kenny Wormald, Jake Abel and Graham Rogers have been cast as the iconic surf group the Beach Boys.

The musician's life story is being adapted for the big screen by Bill Pohlad, who produced the critically-acclaimed dramas The Tree of Life, 12 Years a Slave and The Runaways.

Love & Mercy opens on June 5 in the Us. »

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The Beach Boys Biopic Starring Paul Dano Goes to Some Dark Places

25 February 2015 4:25 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

The Beach Boys have one of the most iconic sounds in American music, and a new movie is about to shed some light on how those sounds were created. Paul Dano and John Cusack play the band's founder, Brian Wilson, at very different stages in his life in Love & Mercy. (The title refers to Wilson's 1988 solo song.) Dano portrays young Wilson, full of life and hoping to create "the greatest album ever made." Flash-forward to the '80s and Cusack looks worn out and affected by mental-health issues that are made worse by substance abuse. Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti also star in the movie, which looks like a decent drama. This is just a teaser, but stay tuned for a full trailer before the film's release date on June 5. »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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Love & Mercy Trailer Stars Paul Dano, John Cusack & Elizabeth Banks

25 February 2015 2:48 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Starring John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti, watch the first trailer for Love & Mercy.

The movie presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era defining catalog of Wilson’s music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost.

In September 2014, the film had its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. In the La Times’ early look at Love & Mercy, Steven Zeitchik wrote the movie, “Is a refreshing surprise,” and “offers the prospect of actors at the top of their game. Dano suggests a man whose genius does fierce battle with his other instincts, while even in Wilson’s beaten-down state Cusack avoids a mopey victim and goes for something edgier and funnier, his spaciness undercut with comedy.”

Directed by Bill Pohlad »

- Michelle McCue

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Paul Dano and John Cusack are Brian Wilson in ‘Love & Mercy’ trailer

25 February 2015 2:36 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Paul Giamatti is going to make 2015 the year of showing up in musical biopics, and while his face turned up briefly in the Straight Outta Compton trailer, it is nowhere to be seen in the first trailer for this one.

Giamatti is joined by Paul Dano and John Cusack (who both play Brian Wilson) in the first trailer for Love & Mercy. The film comes from director Bill Pohlad (producer for 12 Years a Slave, The Tree of Life and Wild) and also stars Elizabeth Banks.

Love & Mercy spans decades in the life of Wilson, focusing in on his artistic impulse, mammoth success and subsequent nervous breakdown. Dano and Cusack play the “Beach Boys” leading man at various stages of his life, with Giamatti appearing as the controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.

The trailer favors the typical Beach Boys playlist with “Surfin’ USA” and “God Only Knows” playing along the images. The »

- Zach Dennis

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'Love & Mercy' Trailer: Paul Dano Is the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson

25 February 2015 11:33 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Beach Boys front man Brian Wilson is put on display in the first trailer for Love & Mercy, arriving in theaters June 5 from Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions. Both Paul Dano and John Cusack play Brian Wilson at different points in his life in this comprehensive biopic that follows his successes with highly-influential orchestral pop albums to his nervous breakdown and subsequent encounter with controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy (Paul Giamatti).

Love & Mercy presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era defining catalog of Wilson's music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost. The supporting cast also includes Elizabeth Banks, Jake Abel, Kenny Wormald and Dee Wallace.

Bill Pohlad, who produced the Best Picture winner 12 Years a Slave, The Tree of Life and last year's Wild, »

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'Love & Mercy' Trailer: Paul Dano Is the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson

25 February 2015 11:33 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Beach Boys front man Brian Wilson is put on display in the first trailer for Love & Mercy, arriving in theaters June 5 from Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions. Both Paul Dano and John Cusack play Brian Wilson at different points in his life in this comprehensive biopic that follows his successes with highly-influential orchestral pop albums to his nervous breakdown and subsequent encounter with controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy (Paul Giamatti).

Love & Mercy presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era defining catalog of Wilson's music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost. The supporting cast also includes Elizabeth Banks, Jake Abel, Kenny Wormald and Dee Wallace.

Bill Pohlad, who produced the Best Picture winner 12 Years a Slave, The Tree of Life and last year's Wild, »

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Every Song in Pitch Pefect 2... So Far

23 February 2015 5:50 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Pitch Perfect 2 is coming to theaters on May 15 wit the whole crew: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp and Elizabeth Banks are all back for the sequel. With a new trailer dropping on Feb. 10, we got a preview of some of the songs we can expect in the next film.   This is a comprehensive listing of the music of Pitch Perfect 2, so far.   “Cups” Of course it’s back again — in the premiere trailer, the whole of the Barton Bellas sing it together around a campfire. Related: Pitch Perfect’s ‘Cups': How a Traditional Folk Song Went Top 10 “Before He Cheats” The film’s Super Bowl commercial gave us a peek into the Barton Bellas doing this Carrie Underwood‘s break out hit single. “Bootylicious” And the Green Bay Packers unexpectedly doing some Destiny’s Child. “Wrecking Ball” And trailer 2 revealed Rebel Wilson really wrecked it »

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Patricia Arquette Delivers Rousing Speech For 'Boyhood' Best Supporting Actress Win

22 February 2015 10:41 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Patricia Arquette was a lock to win Best Supporting Actress, so it was no surprise when her name was announced at the Oscars on Sunday night.

Every one of her Boyhood co-stars jumped to their feet to hug her before she walked to the stage -- which she accepted with teary-eyed enthusiasm -- except for the embrace from Ellar Coltrane, the young actor who appeared next to her for 12 years of filming.

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Sorry, Ellar! At least Ethan Hawke was there to give him a big bear hug. Patricia needed to take the stage to deliver the most amazing speech of the entire awards season.

The 46-year-old actress used her time on stage to make her opinions of women's rights heard, and the audience couldn’'t have cheered any louder.

News: Oscars 2015: The Complete Winners List

"To everyone who gave birth to every tax payer and citizen of this nation, we have fought »

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Mockingjay Exclusive: This Explains a Major Change From the Book to the Movie

18 February 2015 6:00 AM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Astute scholars of The Hunger Games may have noticed the absence of a certain character in Mockingjay - Part 1: Fulvia Cardew, Plutarch Heavensbee's assistant. If you're perplexed about what happened, wonder no more. This exclusive clip goes behind the scenes of the film, out on Digital HD now and on DVD and Blu-ray on March 6, featuring never-before-seen interviews with director Francis Lawrence, producer Nina Jacobson, and Elizabeth Banks (aka Effie Trinket) that explain the change. Take a look, and if you haven't seen them yet, check out the deleted scene between Peeta and President Snow, as well as Effie and Katniss's cut scene. »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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Katniss gets a makeover in Hunger Games: Mockingjay deleted scene

18 February 2015 2:08 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Katniss gets a unique new look in a deleted scene from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1.

As Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) prepares to become the face of a revolution, she first has to look the part.

However, Effie (Elizabeth Banks) soon steps in when she realises the new look is less Mockingjay and more clown.

Effie berates the newly appointed make-up artists with the words, "Have you even ever met rouge?", before taking over the duties.

Things then turn emotional as Effie reassures Katniss: "Don't worry Katniss, we're going to make this work - for you, for me... and for Cinna."

Another deleted scene shows President Snow (Donald Sutherland) threatening Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) into becoming the Capitol's voice of reason.

Watch the scene below: »

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Two Deleted Scenes from Mockingjay Part 1 are Unveiled

17 February 2015 5:00 PM, PST | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 went live today as a Digital HD purchase with the physical DVD or Blu-ray and OnDemand editions coming March 6. To whet your appetite, Lionsgate has released two deleted scenes from the blockbuster, which sets the stage for the final installment, coming later this year.

“I’m not asking” features a tense exchange between President Snow and Peeta, highlighting Peeta’s experience as a prisoner of Panem, previously unseen to audiences in Mockingjay: Part 1.

“Face of a revolution” features a humorous scene with Effie and Katniss as she’s prepped (and primped) to become the Mockingjay.

Santa Monica, CA and Vancouver, BC, (January 22, 2015) – Lionsgate’s (NYSE: Lgf) global juggernaut The Hunger Games franchise continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 arriving on Digital HD February 17 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand Friday, »

- ComicMix Staff

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Effie Perfects Katniss's Mockingjay Look 'for Cinna' in Never-Before-Seen Hunger Games Clip

17 February 2015 3:25 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A newly released scene between Katniss Everdeen and Effie Trinket from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 doesn't have quite the flair of Katniss's makeover in the first Hunger Games film - but its intent is just as fiery. In the deleted scene, which will appear on the film's upcoming Blu-ray/DVD release, Effie (Elizabeth Banks) prepares Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) to film her propaganda spots as District 13's new Mockingjay - "the face of a revolution" against the rich, fascist Capitol. As ever, Banks walks a fine line between Effie's over-the-top personality ("Have you even ever met rouge? »

- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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Effie Perfects Katniss's Mockingjay Look 'for Cinna' in Never-Before-Seen Hunger Games Clip

17 February 2015 3:25 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A newly released scene between Katniss Everdeen and Effie Trinket from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 doesn't have quite the flair of Katniss's makeover in the first Hunger Games film - but its intent is just as fiery. In the deleted scene, which will appear on the film's upcoming Blu-ray/DVD release, Effie (Elizabeth Banks) prepares Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) to film her propaganda spots as District 13's new Mockingjay - "the face of a revolution" against the rich, fascist Capitol. As ever, Banks walks a fine line between Effie's over-the-top personality ("Have you even ever met rouge? »

- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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Jennifer Lawrence gets the worst makeover in new 'Mockingjay' deleted scene

17 February 2015 12:43 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"Didn't get enough of captive Peeta in "Mockingjay - Part 1?" Do you wish you saw how Elizabeth Banks' Effie tackle Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss, makeup-wise? These newly released deleted scenes should fix that. The clips were first uncovered via a Lionsgate-promoted scavenger hunt and are now available for your viewing pleasure. One is a peek into the moment when President Snow tasks Peeta with representing the "voice of reason" against the uprising in Panem -- and against Katniss. Cue sad-but-stoic Peeta. The other is of Katniss' first blush with rouge. »

- Emily Rome

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'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Deleted Scenes Revealed

16 February 2015 1:09 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The biggest movie of 2014, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, which earned $336 million at the domestic box office, finally comes home on Digital HD formats February 17, and on Blu-ray and DVD March 6. Over the weekend, two deleted scenes from this blockbuster were released, both of which featuring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen. The first scene features Katniss arguing with her former mentor Haymitch (Woody Harrelson), who promised her that he'd save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson). The second sequence features Effie (Elizabeth Banks) trying to save Katniss from the horrendous makeup job she is undergoing, with Effie calling Katniss the "face of the revolution."

Katniss Everdeen, girl on fire, has survived and is recovering from the cruel and haunting Quarter Quell deep inside the bunkered catacombs of District 13. Separated from some of her closest allies and fearing for their safety in the Capitol, Katniss finally agrees to be the Mockingjay, the symbolic leader of the rebellion. »

- MovieWeb

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Elizabeth Banks (2-10-74)

16 February 2015 6:41 AM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Elizabeth is a Sun sign Aquarius, known for their companionability and quirkiness, and she also has the moon in Libra, which indicates a need for harmony, balance and peaceful surroundings. She has been on a gradual and successful climb in her acting career with the Hunger Games being her latest success. Mercury, the planet of […]

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- Chelsea Regan

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How 7 Celebs Are Spending Valentine's Day: Who Is Having the Best Day of Love?

14 February 2015 11:42 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Whether you're in love with someone or just loving yourself today, look no further than these seven celebrities to see how you can spend your Valentine's Day to have the best day ever just like them.

Fergie began her day by sharing a pic of her husband Josh Duhamel in his underwear. Proving that she's one lucky lady, at least, this singer is sharing her love with the rest of us. "Daaayyuuummm" indeed!

Miley Cyrus also shared a pic of her beau Patrick Schwarzenegger. She captions this one "val." Fans already "can't stop" shipping their name "Patley." Aw!

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Post by Miley Cyrus.

And while they've been married since 1996, this throwback pic of actor Hugh Jackman with his wife Deborra-Lee Furness will give you all the feels. He hashtags this one, "MyDebs."

Post by Hugh Jackman.

Who needs "moves like Jagger" when you can share adorable pics? Adam Levine is sharing »

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27 Most Anticipated Movies of 2015

14 February 2015 7:02 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

At one time, 2015 was poised to be the biggest year at the movies in recorded cinematic history. But that was before Warner Bros. pushed Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice to 2016. Still, in the next twelve months, we'll be getting a new Star Wars movie, 2 Marvel adventures, a Terminator reboot, a Jurassic Park sequel, and a new 007. That's just the very tip top of this giant tasty cake. There are over a hundred big movies coming in 2015. We're taking a look at the best of the best. These are the movies you know you don't want to miss. Check it out as we delve into the 27 most anticipated movies of 2015!

1Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Release Date: December 18

Cast: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Lupita Nyong'o and Max von Sydow.

Director: J.J. Abrams

What It's About: Continuing the Star Wars »

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