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‘The Rover’ trailer HD: Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce in David Michôd’s Australian Outback-set thriller (photo: Robert Pattinson in ‘The Rover’) The Rover, David Michôd’s futuristic, Australian Outback-set thriller that will premiere at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, has a new trailer. Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson star in this dark tale about a middle-aged man, Eric (Pearce), hunting down the members of a gang who have stolen his last and most prized possession: his beat-up car. Pattinson, best known as the sparkling vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight film series, plays a (now) former member of the gang, Rey — left behind to die after he’s seriously injured in a fight. See The Rover trailer below. The youthful Rey, in fact, is unlike the other gang members. “If you don’t learn to fight," Eric warns him in a hard-to-understand mumble, "your death’s gonna come real soon. »
- Andre Soares
The crime drama, set in the Australian desert, follows main character Eric (played by Guy Pearce) as he sets out to track down a gang of criminals who have stolen his last possession. Along the way he meets Rey (Pattinson), an injured member of the gang who is left behind near the start of the trailer.
The clip ominously states that “anarchy is loosed upon the world,” and from the looks of it, Pearce and Pattinson’s characters will come up against some rather formidable enemies along their journey. “If you don’t learn to fight, your death’s going to come real soon,” Eric warns Rey.
- Andrea Seikaly
In honor of David Michôd's new film The Rover's inclusion as an official selection for the Cannes Film Featival, A24 is unleashing the first full-length official trailer of the film, along with character posters for stars Guy Pearce as Eric and Robert Pattinson as Rey and a new photo. The Rover, David Michôd's highly anticipated follow-up to Animal Kingdom, is set in a world 10 years following the collapse of society. The rule of the law has disintegrated and life is cheap. The film follows hardened loner Eric (Pearce) as he travels the desolate towns and roads of the outback. When a gang of thieves steals his car they leave behind a wounded Rey (Pattinson) in their wake. Forcing Rey to help track the gang, Eric will go to any lengths to take back the one thing that still matters to him. Michôd also wrote the film »
As expected David Michod's The Rover will be playing the 2014 Cannes Film Festival (see the full lineup here) and A24 isn't letting the moment go unnoticed as they've released a new trailer and a pair of character posters featuring stars Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce. Set in a world ten years following the collapse of society, rule of the law has disintegrated and life is cheap. The Rover follows hardened loner Eric (Pearce) as he travels the desolate towns and roads of the outback. When a gang of thieves steals his car they leave behind a wounded Rey (Pattinson) in their wake. Forcing Rey to help track the gang, Eric will go to any lengths to take back the one thing that still matters to him. Michod also wrote the film based on a story he conceived with Joel Edgerton. A24 will release the film stateside in New York and »
- Brad Brevet
David Michôd's film is set in a dystopian future where the rule of law no longer exists.
Eric (Pearce) scratches out a lonely existence until a group of outlaws steal his car.
The wounded Rey (Pattinson) is abandoned and forced by Eric to help hunt down the purloined vehicle.
Actor Joel Edgerton served as co-writer on the production with Michôd.
The film is an official selection for the Cannes Film Festival.
The Rover will open in the UK on August 22 and in the Us on June 13. »
In honor of David Michod’s new film The Rover‘s inclusion as an official selection for the Cannes Film Featival, A24 has released the first full-length official trailer as well as brand new character posters of the film.
The film follows hardened loner Eric (Pearce) as he travels the desolate towns and roads of the outback. When a gang of thieves steals his car they leave behind a wounded Rey (Pattinson) in their wake. Forcing Rey to help track the gang, Eric will go to any lengths to take back the one thing that still matters to him.
Michod also wrote the film based on a story he conceived with Joel Edgerton. »
- Kellvin Chavez
Fear The Man With Nothing Left To Lose. So goes the tagline of David Michod's "The Rover" starring Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson, and with the film now headed to Cannes, A24 has dropped a new trailer and a couple of posters for the thriller. And yes, it looks pretty damn good. Already showcasing his skill at capturing men pushed to the brink in "Animal Kingdom," Michod's latest takes it even further. Set ten years after the collapse of society, with the rule of law now tossed out the window, the story kicks off when Rey (Pattinson) is carjacked and left for dead, only to fall into an partnership with loner Eric (Pearce), who helps him track the down the gang of thieves. And the story, conceived by Michod and Joel Edgerton, looks like one packed with a grim sense of place and a palpable atmosphere of a post-apocalyptic world. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
The screenplay is based on the book The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan by Michael Hastings, the reporter who wrote the Rolling Stone piece.
New York Magazine.s Frank Rich hailed the book as .an impressive feat of journalism by a Washington outsider who seemed to know more about what was going »
- Don Groves
The troubled, Natalie Portman-starring film will no longer arrive on August 29, and is yet to receive an alternate release date.
Noah Emmerich, Ewan McGregor and Joel Edgerton also star in Jane Got a Gun, which centres around the tale of a woman (Portman) who seeks the aid of a former lover when her husband is targeted by outlaws.
They eventually reached an agreement over the dispute. »
Here's a look at the latest release date schedule for the following films: Gavin O'Connor's Jane Got a Gun release date has been pushed again, this time from its August 29th slot to a later date to be announced in due time. The film stars Natalie Portman, Noah Emmerich, Ewan McGregor, and Joel Edgerton. Disneynature's Monkey Kingdom will debut on Earth Day, April 17, 2015. Watch the new teaser trailer here. Focus Features will release James Marsh's Theory of Everything on November 7th, with the Stephen Hawking biopic expanding on November 14th and 21st. Eddie Redmayne stars as Hawking opposite Felicity Jones. November Man, Roger Donaldson's spy movie starring Pierce Brosnan, will open in the U.S. on August 27th. Olga Kurylenko and Luke Bracey also star. Hit the jump for more. News of the scheduling shuffle for Relativity pictures Jane Got a Gun and November Man come courtesy of THR. »
- Dave Trumbore
The writers will rework the original draft by Michael Lesslie, although no specific story details have been given. We reported in January that Safe House director Daniel Espinosa was being eyed to direct, but his involvement has not been confirmed at this time.
The Ubisoft video game centers on a bartender named Desmond Miles, who learns that he comes from a long line of assassins, as he is forced by an evil corporation to track down priceless artifacts while using a device that gives him all of the skills and training of his predecessors before him.
No production schedule has been given, but the film is already slated for an August 7, 2015 release date.
It's really hard to imagine anyone other than Hugh Jackman playing Wolverine in the movies. He's been playing the character for so long! It's been 14 years since he was introduced in Bryan Singer's X-Men. The part was originally supposed to go to Russell Crowe, but he passed on it and told the studio to give it Jackman, so they did. The actor himself has said that his replacement is inevitable. As much as we love him as the character, he can't keep it up forever.
"Look, that’s inevitable, man. Anyone who thinks they're indispensable in this business is fooling themselves. But I feel unbelievably blessed to have this part. I never thought in a million years I'd get to play him seven times. Every day I walk on the set with the claws and the hair, I thank my lucky stars. I don't take any of it for granted. »
- Joey Paur
Depp will play Bulger, who went on the run for ten years after being sold out by a childhood friend and was not caught until 2011.
Temple will play Deborah Hussey in Black Mass - a prostitute and the stepdaughter of Whitey's lieutenant Flemmi.
Plemons will take on the role of Kevin Weeks, one of the gangster's inner circle.
Plemons is »
Feature James Clayton 4 Apr 2014 - 06:39
It is the Year of our Lord 2014 (other Lords and religiously-orientated calendar systems are available) and things are getting old-school. To be precise, things are getting Old Testament. They're bringing the Bible back into movie theatres, for this year sees the release of two major movie adaptations of Judeo-Christian scripture.
Those two film events are a Noah - currently sailing into cinemas worldwide - and an Exodus, which is set to occur in December. Though it feels a bit disrespectful to compare holy writ with public transport, the well-known idiom about waiting for buses feels apt here. Perhaps singing "the Old Testament films came two-by-two, »
• Amy Adams (American Hustle) is in early talks to star in Story of Your Life, a sci-fi thriller based on a Ted Chiang short story about a linguist who is hired to determine whether the aliens who have just landed on Earth are a threat. During her communication with the visitors, she beings to experience visions that help her determine why they are there. Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) will direct off of a script from Eric Heisserer (Final Destination 5). [Deadline]
- Lindsey Bahr
Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams confirmed in January that Jesse Plemons was one of the actors he had met with for a role rumored to be a Jedi apprentice. Since both Black Mass and Star Wars: Episode VII are scheduled to begin production around the same time in May, it seems clear that he will not be a part of the sci-fi sequel. The Hollywood Reporter's sources indicate the actor did have a meeting for the Star Wars: Episode VII role, although has nothing materialized since then.
J.J. Abrams is reportedly meeting with "tons of actors," while going through script revisions, although nothing seems to have come from any of these meetings.
However, one »
We’ve got a couple of casting stories to attend to this afternoon. First up, THR reports that Jesse Plemons (The Master) and Juno Temple (The Dark Knight Rises) are in talks to join Johnny Depp in the Whitey Bulger drama Black Mass. This tidbit appears to confirm that, while he indeed met for the project, Plemons is likely out of contention for a role in Star Wars: Episode VII. The J.J. Abrams-directed sequel will be filming at the same time as Black Mass and Plemons would be unable to do both movies, so the fact that he’s actively seeking other work in the near future signals that we probably won’t be seeing Landry in a galaxy far, far away. Depp is set to play Bulger in Black Mass, with Joel Edgerton and Guy Pearce onboard to co-star and Dakota Johnson in talks for a role. Though »
- Adam Chitwood
Scott Cooper’s Black Mass is really starting to heat up now. With Johnny Depp already set for the starring role in the Whitey Bulger biopic, and Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce and Dakota Johnson all on board to support him, the cast is shaping up very well. Now, THR is reporting that two young talents are being considered for parts in the film: Jesse Plemons and Juno Temple.
While neither are household names just yet. both have seen significant bumps in their fame over the last couple of years and are slowly making their way up towards Hollywood’s A-List. Plemons has been heavily rumored for Star Wars: Episode VII and Temple will next be seen in two very high-profile films that will be arriving this summer (Maleficent and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For).
In regards to Black Mass, Plemons is wanted for the role of a “tough »
- Matt Joseph
Anytime Johnny Depp is making a movie that doesn't require feathers or gaudy makeup we're interested, and thus "Black Mass" has our full attention. And the cast for Scott Cooper's film just keeps getting better and better. Jesse Plemons and Juno Temple are the latest aboard the project, joining Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce and Dakota Johnson in the film about notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger. Plemons will break bad again as one of the guys in Whitey's circle, with Temple playing a prostitute. [THR] Deep breath... Sam Worthington, Anna Kendrick, Chris Messina, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Britt Robertson, Lucy Walters, Camille Mana, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo and Marianne Jean-Baptiste have all joined Jennifer Aniston in "Cake." Daniel Barnz ("Won't Back Down," "Beastly") will direct the film about "an acerbic woman named Claire who becomes fascinated by the suicide of Nina (Kendrick), a woman in her chronic pain support group. As she uncovers the. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
With Johnny Depp as the star at the centre of true-crime Boston mob drama Black Mass, his gravitational pull has been attracting other actors. Director Scott Cooper now has Juno Temple and Jesse Plemons in talks for the film.Cooper has reworked Mark Mallouk’s script for the film, itself loosely based on Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neil’s book Black Mass: The True Story Of An Unholy Alliance Between The FBI And The Irish Mob. Depp will play infamous Boston crime figure Whitey Bulger, who masterminded a violent gang in Boston while also reportedly turning federal informant to take down rivals. It seemed to be working out well – particularly with corrupt FBI agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) helping to smooth things – but when the Bureau began making arrests, agents double-crossed Bulger and prosecuted him. Bulger fled in 1994 and was captured in 2011 in California. Guy Pearce is set as Senator William ”Billy” Bulger, »
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