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A new trailer has arrived online for director Mark Osborne’s animated adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic children’s tale The Little Prince. Check it out below after the official synopsis…
Rediscover one of the most beloved stories of all time. From Mark Osborne, Academy Award® nominated director of Kung Fu Panda, comes the first-ever animated feature film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s iconic masterpiece, The Little Prince. At the heart of it all is The Little Girl (Mackenzie Foy), who’s being prepared by her mother (Rachel McAdams) for the very grown-up world in which they live – only to be interrupted by her eccentric, kind-hearted neighbor, The Aviator (Jeff Bridges). The Aviator introduces his new friend to an extraordinary world where anything is possible. A world that he himself was initiated into long ago by The Little Prince (newcomer Riley Osborne). It’s here that The »
- Amie Cranswick
"I'm not so sure I want to grow up anymore..." Paramount has released yet another new trailer for the animated movie The Little Prince, based on the beloved story Le Petit Prince which is shown in this using stop-motion. We just featured the new full-length international trailer last week (not to mention a few other trailers), and now we have another that is very similar but features some incredible new footage near the end. The English-language voice cast features Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, James Franco, Paul Rudd, Benicio del Toro, Paul Giamatti, Ricky Gervais, Albert Brooks, and Bud Cort. This does look wonderful and I still want to see it. "Do you know how to fly a plane? Buckle up." Here's the new official Us trailer for Mark Osborne's The Little Prince, direct from Paramount: The Little Prince, originally Le Petit Prince, is directed by Mark Osborne »
- Alex Billington
Jeff Lebowski notwithstanding, here’s the role that Jeff Bridges was born to voice. He’s the Aviator in The Little Prince, Paramount’s adaptation of the classic French story. As per usual with Tinseltown toons these days, there’s a tremendous voice cast; joining Le Dude are Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd, Marion Cotillard, Benicio Del Toro, James Franco, Ricky Gervais, Paul Giamatti, Albert Brooks and Bud Cort. Mackenzie Foy stars as the Little Girl, whose life is planned out… »
Slowly moving away from the docu world, but keeping with real life subjects, filmmaker Travis Mathews first gained entry into Sundance with the New Frontier played Interior. Leather Bar. back in 2013. Fast-forward a couple of years and he might be headed there again. While Oscillate Wildly has been on the Sffs/Krf fast track and landing several West Coast grants and it was reported that shooting took place during the summer, unless this was shot completely off the radar, we believe we’re a tad too early with this one. If not, then we called it.
Gist: Written by Travis Mathews and Keith Wilson, Ben is a hot-headed young gay man with a mild form of spastic cerebral palsy that expresses itself in his swaying walk and intermittent muscle spasms. He lives a solitary and routine life in a working-class neighborhood of Austin, Texas, with no family and few friends. »
- Eric Lavallee
The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, is practically required reading for every child, and now there's a domestic version of the movie trailer, as it's coming out in 2016. A pilot's plane crashes in the desert, where he encounters a small, strange boy. The movie revolves around a young girl and her neighbor, an older man who is presumably the pilot. Mackenzie Foy, James Franco, Benicio Del Toro, Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, and Ricky Gervais are all voicing the Us version, which will be released on March 18. Watch the previous trailer: »
- Maggie Pehanick
Here’s a look at the first trailer for The Little Prince. The animated feature is from Mark Osborne, director of Kung Fu Panda, and features the voice cast of Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd, Ricky Gervais, Bud Cort, Marion Cotillard, Benicio del Toro, James Franco, Paul Giamatti, with Mackenzie Foy and Albert Brooks.
This isn’t the first adaptation of the film. Director Stanley Donen helmed the 1974 musical version starring Richard Kiley as The Pilot, Steven Warner as The Little Prince, Bob Fosse as The Snake and Gene Wilder as The Fox.
Read Variety’s review here.
The Little Prince opens in theaters March 18, 2016.
Visit the official site: www. »
- Michelle McCue
Back in April, just weeks before it debuted at the Cannes Film Festival, a new trailer debuted for The Little Prince. While the film has already been released in France, China and several other international markets, Paramount Pictures set a March 18, 2016 release date for this animated adaptation in the U.S. Today the studio has unveiled another trailer for The Little Prince, which could be a huge hit when it arrives in theaters next spring.
From Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) comes the first-ever animated feature film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's iconic masterpiece, The Little Prince. At the heart of it all is The Little Girl, who's being prepared by her mother for the very grown-up world in which they live - only to be interrupted by her eccentric, kind-hearted neighbor, The Aviator. The Aviator introduces his new friend to an extraordinary world where anything is possible. A »
Take two thesps from the previous Sundance film festival who both broke out big and then pair them up for your directorial debut. This is the chance that was afforded to Wayne Roberts. Grand Jury Sundance winning Me and Earl and the Dying Girl‘s Olivia Cooke and Next section winning James White‘s Christopher Abbott were enlisted for Katie Says Goodbye back in March for the New Mexico production. Included on the Blacklist’s weekly top read scripts and described as a blend of coming-of-ager, a modern Western and the first part of a possible trilogy, this appears to visit some dark matter and tonally could be the antithesis of The Girlfriend Experience.
Gist: Katie (Cooke), a kindhearted seventeen-year-old turns to prostitution to overcome poverty and fulfill her dream of a new life in San Francisco.
- Eric Lavallee
The unpredictability with this filmmaker-actor is that he has got plenty of projects stoking the fire and we never know which item might push forth next. Prolific, inexhaustible, enervating and stoic with literature’s greats, James Franco‘s selected career path merits its own NYC course of its own. Franco could probably fit it in his schedule and teach it. After tending to the rabbits on Broadways’ Of Mice and Men, it’s Steinbeck follow in the footsteps of Cormac McCarthy and William Faulkner as book to film interests. Production began on In Dubious Battle at the beginning of the year. Mostly shot in Atlanta, this amassed a crew of players comprised of Analeigh Tipton, Josh Hutcherson, Selena Gomez, Bryan Cranston, Vincent D’Onofrio, Ashley Greene, Nat Wolff, Ed Harris, Duvall, Zach Braff, Austin Stowell, Keegan Allen, Darin Cooper, Ahna O’Reilly, John Savage, Beth Grant, Scott Haze and of course Franco himself. »
- Eric Lavallee
A veteran player on the independent film scene dating all the way back to Todd Haynes’ 1991 release of the seminal queer film Poison, the head honcho for the Good Machine and Focus Features had a steady set of hands on many indie productions including nearly all of Ang Lee’s entire back catalogue. This past June, James Schamus tried on a different hat, so we would not be a surprise to see Indignation featured at a high profile festival and it would certainly not impossible that we are treated to his bowtie and parka combo this January. A high value acquisitions title is actually one of two (the other being Ewan McGregor’s American Pastoral) Philip Roth novels that will show in 2016. In a larger budgeted, perhaps more showy and equally awards friendly piece taking place in the 1950’s backdrop as last year’s Brooklyn, this features Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon »
- Eric Lavallee
You can only have an actor attached for so long until they “grow” out of the role and you can only have a director on board for a short lapse until they move onto other projects. The wobbled history of Goat, a book to film adaptation begins back in 2004 when we first reported that David Gordon Green would direct the project. A 2005 update that Emile Hirsch would topline and then the baton was passed onto Jeff Nichols in 2007 when he was suppose to have taken over the director’s chair. Flash-forward to late last year when James Franco joined forces with Killer Films, and Andrew Neel (a fiction and non-fiction filmmaker with already five features under his belt including 2012’s King Kelly) was hired – thus landing the coveted directing gig. Production took place in May in Cincinnati, and if this takes a truly savage, rough hewn approach, no doubt that »
- Eric Lavallee
From "Milk" to "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert," the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, of which I'm a proud voting member, has released the Top 10 Best Lgbtqa movies every non-lgbtqa must and should see! And I agree with all the selections. Some are brutally and politically honest, some are just fun but all speak volumes about the history of Lgbtqa in and around the world of cinema!
Here's the complete press release with the aforementioned list! Do you agree?
November 24, 2015 . Hollywood, Ca.: Just in time for the holidays, as they say . . . the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (galeca.org) today announced its membership.s picks for their second .Galeca Ten Best. list: The 10 Best Lbgtqa Films Galeca Every Non-lgbtqa Person Should See!
Oscar winners to community classics to modern independent discoveries . there.s a movie for every persuasion here.
Critics from the 120-member organization »
Absence makes the heart grow fonder — and it definitely makes the heart forget about how the heart’s fiancé wants the heart to give up her professional goals and dreams.
That’s the situation on this week’s Mindy Project, in which Danny is back after a long visit with his ailing dad (yay!) and wants to set a date for the wedding (yay again!) but completely reverts to AggroDan upon hearing that Mindy has started a side business while he was gone — after all, won’t Leo just shrivel and grow up to be a serial killer if she’s not a stay-at-home mom? »
It would be a futile exercise to try to pigeonhole this filmmaker into one category and just looking at the work samples that have crossed into Sundance territory he has
2007’s short Bomb, brought an unproduced screenplay The Western Habit at the 2011 January Screenwriters Lab and was the editor on the 2013’s kink. However, Ian Olds is better known for his docu features contributions in Occupation: Dreamland (winner of a 2006 Independent Spirit Award) and Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi. He has two different films on the burner with the Sffs backed (2011 Sffs / Hearst Screenwriting Grant Recipient and Fall 2013, Spring 2014 & Spring 2015 Sffs / Krf Filmmaking Grant Recipient) The Fixer (the feature film version) that might break in early 2016. Starring James Franco, Rachel Brosnahan, Melissa Leo and Dominic Rains, they were still making casting announcements in early August, but we’re feeling that this might have crossed the finish line in time. »
- Eric Lavallee
Whether you are a filmmaker, or one of the Sundance programmers whose task it is to identify the films that make up a line-up, it is indeed the most wonderful time of the year. The 32nd edition of the Sundance Film Festival kicks off on January 21st with Park City and Salt Lake City. Two decades back, Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan’s Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern was the Grand Jury Prize winner in the Documentary section while Todd Solondz’s Welcome to the Dollhouse beat out the likes of Nicole Holofcener’s Walking and Talking, Stanley Tucci and Campbell Scott’s Big Night, Mary Harron’s I Shot Andy Warhol and Alexander Payne’s Citizen Ruth for the Grand Jury Prize dramatic.
As per our tradition here on the site and as we all get ready for the festival, we like to propose an overview of the films we »
- Eric Lavallee
"An epic nightmare." "[A]n Earth-shattering change." "[T]his terrible, awful experience that would stretch on forever and ever.” So Sony employees—speaking almost exclusively on the condition of anonymity, save for CEO Michael Lynton—describe the hack heard 'round the world one year later, in an illuminating and thorough report from Slate's Amanda Hess. The North Korean-directed data breach, presumed to be retaliation for the negative depiction of leader Kim Jong-un in "The Interview," starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, was, as our own Anne Thompson wrote at the time, "the most significant entertainment story" of 2014. And the revelations continue to be parceled out: before it debuted at AFI Fest, critics worried that "Concussion" had been softened by the studio to placate the NFL (it wasn't), and now Hess' piece paints a picture of corporate chaos that hit Sony's rank-and-file hardest. Read More: "Sony »
- Matt Brennan
When Seth Rogen was at our offices last week to discuss his new film 'The Night Before," we touched on a number of subjects, and the conversation turned at one point to "Sausage Party," an animated film directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon. For those who haven't heard of the film, it's understandable. It's not due in theaters until August of 2016, but it's been in production for a while now. The film tells the story of Barry, a hot dog voiced by Michael Cera, who begins to suspect that the entire ideological afterlife that has been explained to him for his entire existence is, in fact, a lie. What that lie is and how his adventure peels back the layers of reality is something you'll have to see for yourself, but it's a blisteringly filthy script, and very, very funny. It's got a great voice cast, including Rogen, »
- Drew McWeeny
Back on Friday, director Matt Reeves revealed the official logo for War for the Planet of the Apes, and that a special announcement will be made during tonight's episode of The Walking Dead. It was revealed earlier tonight that fans can enter a new contest to become an actual ape in War For the Planet of the Apes. Fans can visit to submit a video of your most lifelike ape impersonation. One lucky winner will be on set during Caesar's "greatest battle yet."
Fans who wish to enter this contest must create a YouTube less than 30 seconds long with your ape impersonation, and each entry must include the text, "This Video Was Made For The #WarForTheApesContest." The video must be submitted in English, and if the winner is from the United States, you must have a valid passport to claim the grand prize, which includes travel to the set in Canada. »
And other random facts... Jonathan Levine, the director of this year's 'The Night Before', stopped by to chat about what is perhaps the greatest use of Michael Shannon ever, why James Franco favors certain emoji, and massaging babies with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Take a look in the video player above or below and let us know about your baby massaging experiences here or on Twitter! Roth: @RothCornet Jonathan: He says he’ll find you… »
- Roth Cornet
When David Simon, the mastermind behind HBO’s The Wire and Treme, was told by a former location manager that he really needed to meet with a guy who had once worked in the mob-controlled adult film industry in New York’s Times Square in the 1970s he thought, “I’m married with kids and lawn furniture. I don’t want to go there, man. That’s dark.”
Indeed. To the wider world, there is something undignified about someone who concerns themselves with the history of dirty movies. What’s to know? They were once short movies sold under the counter, then they became full movies watched in public and now porn is seemingly the reason the internet exists (well, that and cat pictures).
Along the way, the mob controlled everything until they didn’t, the drugs remained plentiful despite so many people dying, the FBI spent millions »
- Kelly Konda
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