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In the first trailer for Kingdom, we’re introduced to a family drama set in the world of mixed martial arts. At the center of it all is Warrior star Frank Grillo, who once again plays a trainer and the owner of a gym. Jonas stars as Grillo’s prize-fighting son, while Jonathan Tucker plays Jonas’ older, slightly darker brother. Friday Night Light’s Matt Lauria also comes into play as »
- Samantha Highfill
When an Australian tourist disappears in Cambodia, his companions have reason not to tell the whole truth to the authorities. But on returning to Sydney, the unsolved mystery begins to take a deep emotional toll on them all. Abetted by an in-demand Antipodean cast - Joel Edgerton, Teresa Palmer, Banshee's Antony Starr and co-writer Felicity Price - actor Kieran Darcy-Smith makes an impressive directing debut with this evocative psychological drama. »
Sneak Peek new set images from Lynn, Massachusetts, of an unrecognizable Johnny Depp 'uglied'- up to play killer 'Whitey Bulger' in the new crime thriller "Black Mass", based on the 2001 novel "Black Mass: The True Story Of An Unholy Alliance Between The FBI And The Irish Mob", by authors Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill:
"...in an account of the scandal surrounding Boston underworld figure 'James Whitey Bulger and his corrupt ties to FBI agents..."
Warners will release "Black Mass" September 18, 2015.
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- Michael Stevens
With summer starting to wrap up (after "Guardians Of The Galaxy" in two weeks, blockbusters get considerably thinner on the ground), it's time to start looking even further ahead to big movies planned for the fall, or even for next summer. And happily, with Comic-Con just around the corner, the studios have obliged, releasing a slew of images for some new upcoming movies. First up is "Exodus: Gods & Kings," Ridley Scott's first attempt at the Biblical epic. The first live-action big-screen version of the story of Moses since "The Ten Commandments," Scott's picture is taking the big-budget "Gladiator"-style approach, but has drawn controversy due to casting Caucasian actors in Jewish and Egyptian roles, and for casting Australian actor Joel Edgerton as a tangerine with eyebrows drawn on with a magic marker. Christian Bale, Aaron Paul, Ben Kingsley, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Mendelsohn and Indira Varma star alongside Edgerton, »
- Oliver Lyttelton
London — Entertainment One is well-placed to retain its position as the U.K.’s top independent distributor after a strong first half of the year, and a muscular slate for the remaining months. But, as Alex Hamilton, managing director, eOne Films U.K., tells Variety, the company has aspirations to be considered on a par with the Hollywood majors.
EOne has been the top indie in the U.K. for three of the past four years, and last year finished ahead of two studios, Sony and Paramount, with its box office totaling more than £100 million ($171 million) for the first time.
- Leo Barraclough
20th Century Fox
The first trailer for Ridley Scott’s upcoming Exodus: Gods and Kings landed earlier this week, and it certainly seems like a return to familiar territory for the veteran director, who has helmed several big-budget epics over the last decade. While the trailer itself was a little underwhelming, it did boast the stunning visuals we’ve come to expect from Ridley Scott movie and an impressive cast led by Christian Bale that also features Joel Edgerton, John Turturro, Ben Kingsley, Aaron Paul and Sigourney Weaver.
Ever since the director resurrected the genre with Gladiator at the turn of the millennium, the historical epic has had a patchy track record at the box office to say the least, and it remains to be seen how his latest effort will fare. Exodus will need to be a great movie to stand any chance of commercial success, with a release »
- Scott Campbell
Hot on the heels of the first teaser trailer [which you can see here], Century Fox has released a trio of stills from its upcoming biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings, which see Christian Bale’s (American Hustle) Moses joined by director Ridley Scott (Prometheus)…
From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure Exodus: Gods and Kings, the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses (Joel Edgerton), setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
- Gary Collinson
Somehow, the 2015 Oscar race is already looking almost as promising as this fall’s. David O. Russell will be reteaming with his Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle star Jennifer Lawrence for the biopic Joy, Alejandro González Iñárritu will finally unveil his Tom Hardy/Leonardo DiCaprio revenge thriller The Revenant, Steven Spielberg will be in the mix with an untitled Cold War thriller set to star Tom Hanks and Scott Cooper is also set to release his Whitey Bulger pic Black Mass, which stars Johnny Depp and Joel Edgerton. Now, we’ve got another exciting addition to the latter half of 2015 – Martin Scorsese’s Silence is being tentatively planned for release next November.
After years in development as one of Scorsese’s dream projects, Silence is finally gearing up to shoot later this year, and Paramount is gunning for U.S. distribution rights. Should Paramount land the movie, as seems likely, »
- Isaac Feldberg
Above is the first trailer for Felony, the latest Australian film featuring Joel Edgerton. Written by Edgerton and director Matthew Saville, the film concerns a cop who accidentally hits a boy in a car accident and attempts to cover up his involvement. Tom Wilkinson and Jail Courtney are the two cops who have to investigate, but one of them wants to go easy, and the other wants to get to the bottom of a troubling case. The trailer showcases a pretty tense battle of wits, as well as a few potential... spoilers? Edgerton's cop tells his wife (Melissa George) and, naturally, she is not happy. And Tom Wilkinson eventually finds out, but recognizes Edgerton as a good cop, but he doesn't want to press further. It's Jai Courtney, using his normal Australian accent, who wants to push things forward. Oh, Jai Courtney, always making things worse. If you aren't making »
Sneak Peek "Batman Begins" actor Christian Bale as the Egyptian-trained, Hebrew warrior 'Moses', in the first trailer from "Exodus: Gods and Kings", directed by Ridley Scott ("Gladiator"), written by Bill Collage, Adam Cooper and Steven Zaillian, also starring Joel Edgerton, John Turturro, Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver ("Avatar") and Ben Kingsley ("Iron Man 3"):
"...Bale stars as "Moses' and Edgerton is 'Rhamses' filming in the Spanish towns of Almería and Pechina with 4000 extras with another 2000 extras filming in Fuerteventura. Director Scott shot additional footage in Pájara and Antigua..."
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- Michael Stevens
Welcome to the latest installment of Trailer Park, our regular look at the latest trailers to hit the interwebs. This weeks line-up features a bevy of the latest movie trailers including: Horrible Bosses 2, Exodus: Gods and Kings, Northwest, Foxcatcher, What If, Into the Storm, Dracula Untold and Reach Me.
Fed up with answering to higher-ups, Nick, Dale and Kurt decide to become their own bosses by launching their own business in “Horrible Bosses 2.” But a slick investor soon pulls the rug out from under them. Outplayed and desperate, and with no legal recourse, the three would-be entrepreneurs hatch a misguided plan to kidnap the investor’s adult son and ransom him to regain control of their company.
- Phil Wheat
Its common knowledge by now that Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra will soon be seen essaying the roles of Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton respectively in the remake of the 2011 film Warrior. Now we hear that Jackie Shroff has been roped in to essay the role of the sibling's alcoholic father, originally played by Nick Nolte for which the actor even won an Oscar. The film revolves around two brothers who meet each other in the boxing ring, and will be directed by Karan Malhotra. Confirming the news, Jackie Shroff says that he is pretty excited about the film and will commence shooting for the same from September onwards. However Jackie's role will be tweaked to suit the Indian audience. In the original directed by Gavin O'Connor, the story follows two brothers, one a former Marine and the other a former Ufc fighter-turned-schoolteacher, on opposite ends of a three-way family »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
Ridley Scott’s Moses, played by Christian Bale in a new trailer for the movie “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” is far different than character play be Charlton Heston Will the public buy it? Although Heston starred in Cecil B. DeMille’s groundbreaking “The Ten Commandments” in 1956, the film should still be familiar to today’s moviegoers. Now Bale is stepping into Heston's role and Joel Edgerton will tackle Rameses II. But 20th Century Fox wisely steered clear of mentioning Moses in the title. Instead we get "Exodus: Gods and Kings." [...] »
Cinematic Moses is back and better than ever! But the first thing you'll notice in the Exodus: God and Kings action-packed trailer is this biblical epic film is a far cry from the silver-screen classic The Ten Commandments. Secondly, Christian Bale—who plays the Egyptian prince-turned-prophet leading the Israelite slaves out of Egypt—is no Charlton Heston revealing the Decalogue on two stone tablets handed to him by God. Oh no. This account goes all Old Testament and badass on us, choosing instead to focus on muscular physiques, a fire and brimstoned Egypt and most importantly, the battle between Moses and Pharaoh Ramses (Joel Edgerton). The two "grew up together, close as »
Yesterday, the first trailer debuted for director Ridley Scott’s Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings. The film certainly looks to be massive in scale with striking visuals, but the overall response was a bit mixed. Some loved what they saw, others were more dubious. Regardless, the pic is shaping up to be one of the biggest of the year, with Christian Bale taking on the role of Moses and Joel Edgerton playing Ramses in Scott’s iteration of the well-worn story. The trailer showed brief glimpses of the plagues and the parting of the Red Sea, once again teasing the ginormous scale of the pic, and Scott recently took the time to discuss the film in more detail. Scott admits that this is very likely the largest budgeted film he’s ever worked on, going on to talk about his approach to the pic’s visual palate and extensive visual effects. »
- Adam Chitwood
After a very disappointing collaboration with novelist Cormac McCarthy on The Counsellor last year, Ridley Scott is back to his epic ways of film-making with Exodus: Gods And Kings. Starring Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton, the film is based on the exodus of The Israelites from Egypt led by Moses, and it also relates to The Old Testament Book Of Exodus.
From what the trailer shows, Ridley Scott seems to be on very firm ground as he dramatises the battle between Moses and Ramses II. Christian Bale dons an impressive beard as he plays Moses, while The Great Gatsby’s Joel Edgerton makes an astonishing transformation as Ramses II and with no Whitney Huston-esque soundtrack in sight though like 1998′s The Prince Of Egypt – which is probably a good thing!
Here’s that trailer and scroll down for the posters – which may need a little work before the film is »
- Louise Tooth
It's been a while since Ridley Scott's epic "Gladiator" took home the Best Picture Oscar back in 2001. Anyone who’s seen that or "Kingdom of Heaven" or "Robin Hood" can easily conjure the look, feel and scale of Scott's return to the sword-and-sandal genre with the Biblical "Exodus: Gods and Kings." Lo and behold, see the first trailer below (the poster definitely reaches for a "300" feel). Whatever you think of the trailer -- Christian Bale in gravel-voice mode vs. bald Joel Edgerton as Ramses as brother-vs-brother, white actors playing Middle Easterners for the millionth time —check out this Empire feature offering a behind-the-scenes look at what Scott has planned. We love it when a technology-obsessed director talks about digital landscapes interacting with physical objects, the use of digital, and other related material. Though Fox tore the official preview off YouTube, Variety has it »
- Anne Thompson and Nick Newman
A pair of movie trailers for some upcoming high profile films have recently been released, so I decided it'd be easier to lump them both together into one convenient spot for you guys to check them out. Come inside to see the first trailer for Ridley Scott's upcoming Biblical epic, and an all new trailer for David Fincher's incredible looking Gone Girl.
I'm going to kick this off with the first trailer for Exodus: Gods and Kings, which landed later last night. Yesterday also saw the release of the first posters for the upcoming Ridley Scott film...and I hated them. I mean, really and truly, I feel they are some of the worst movie posters I've seen in a long time (and I get a ton of Indie ones in my inbox). I was hoping the trailer would banish those posters by blowing me away, but that's not the case. »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
2014 is the year of the Bible. After March’s Flood tale Noah saw a drenched Russell Crowe and Emma Watson fight for survival, another story from the Old Testament is parting the Red Sea and heading to theatres in December.
Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings sees Christian Bale as Moses squaring off against his adopted brother Ramses played by an unrecognizable Joel Edgerton. The 3D film covers the familiar story of the brothers-turned-enemies as Moses rises up against the Pharaoh Ramses in his quest to set 600,000 slaves free while the deadly plagues rain down on Egypt.
Edgerton gives his best Yul Brenner impression while a bearded Bale shows he’s adept at riding a horse and wielding a sword in the heat of battle. The trailer certainly gives new meaning to the term “epic” and is exactly what we have come to expect from the director of Gladiator and Prometheus. »
- Rachel West
Are you ready for some biblically apocalyptic business to go down? Christian Bale is starring as Moses in Ridley Scott's epic Exodus: Gods and Kings, and he is looking good in the first trailer. He's up against his childhood friend the Pharaoh Ramses (Joel Edgerton, sporting a lot of eyeliner) in the battle to free Egyptian slaves. If you've heard anything about Moses, you know the story doesn't end there. It's Moses's job to rally a ton of people to flee before the plagues arrive, meaning he has some locusts to swat and a Red Sea to part. I'm digging the special effects here, and I can't wait to see Aaron Paul as Joshua, plus more of Sigourney Weaver. The movie opens Dec. 12, and take a look at the trailer now. Front Page Image Source: 20th Century Fox »
- Maggie Pehanick
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