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Joel Edgerton Plays The Good Cop In Felony Trailer

8 July 2014 8:39 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Joel Edgerton has begun to carve out an excellent niche for himself the mainstream cinematic world. He’s had bang-up parts in Warrior, The Great Gatsby, and Zero Dark Thirty, and will soon be seen as the Pharaoh in Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings. Now, the actor has returned to his native Australia for his most recent film, the tense cop thriller Felony.

Edgerton plays Mal, a celebrated detective injured in the line of duty who ends up in a struggle between himself and two other detectives (Jai Courtney and Tom Wilkinson) over the truth about an accident that has placed a child in a coma. The trailer tells us everything we need to know – possibly even a little too much, given the nature of the film. Nevertheless, it gives a complete picture of the film and the possible routes that the narrative could take.

Based on this trailer, »

- Lauren Humphries-Brooks

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First Trailer for 'Felony' Has Arrived

8 July 2014 8:26 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Austrailian crime drama Felony now has a trailer. The film features the talents of Joel Edgerton, Tom Wilkinson, Melissa George, and Jai Courtney. In the film, which has been playing well at various festival screenings, Edgerton plays narcotic detective Malcolm "Mal" Toohey. Injured in the line of duty, but still on the job, Toohey finds himself in a moral dilemma when he accidentally knocks a boy off his bike during a sleepy drive home. Does he report the accident, revealing himself to be the driver, or cover it up in an attempt to save his own career?

Edgerton also co-wrote the script. As of now, the film only has an Australian premiere set- which is August 28- but it's expected to get a wider, international release later on.

Source: Empire

Mario-f. Robles I tend to feel like Mike Judge is a live-action Bill Watterson- Masterfully weaving larger ideas into depictions of everyday life. »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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Watch: First International Trailer For Police Thriller 'Felony' Starring Joel Edgerton

8 July 2014 6:05 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Unlike his “Warrior” co-star Tom Hardy, Australian actor Joel Edgerton has stuck to being part of smaller films and taking smaller roles like his outing as a member of Seal Team Six in “Zero Dark Thirty," Baz Luhrmann’s gaudy adaptation of “The Great Gatsby” notwithstanding. Edgerton’s latest is the Australian film “Felony” which, in addition to starring in, he both wrote and produced. The film’s first trailer and poster have both arrived online for your keen minds to investigate. Co-starring Jai Courtney (in his native accent), Tom Wilkinson and Melissa George, the thriller centers on Edgerton as celebrated detective Mal, who sets off a tense struggle between himself and two other detectives (Courtney and Wilkinson) over the truth of the accident that sent a child into a coma. While the trailer seems to spell things out a little too clearly, it does promise that the four leads »

- Cain Rodriguez

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Indie Trailer Sunday: 'Felony' Starring and Written by Joel Edgerton

22 June 2014 5:40 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

"He didn't mean to do anything bad... I'll get you through this." Today's indie trailer that comes highly recommended is the official trailer for Matthew Saville's Felony, a little indie film written by, produced by and starring Joel Edgerton (last seen in The Great Gatsby, Zero Dark Thirty, Odd Life of Timothy Green). He's joined by the always fierce Tom Wilkinson, Melissa George, and Jai Courtney in one of his best roles yet. Edgerton plays a cop who gets into big trouble in a late night accident, creating a troublesome situation at work and at home. I first caught this film at Tiff last year and it's solid, with a few strong performances and great score, hopefully it gets released. The trailer shows a lot, but doesn't ruin everything. Watch the first Australian trailer for Matthew Saville & Joel Edgerton's Felony, direct from YouTube: Three detectives become embroiled in »

- Alex Billington

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'Felony' International Trailer Starring Joel Edgerton and Jai Courtney

21 June 2014 10:22 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Star Joel Edgerton writes and produces the upcoming drama Felony, which does not have a U.S. distributor or release date set at this time. Also starring Jai Courtney, Melissa George and Tom Wilkinson, the crime thriller follows three detectives embroiled in an accident that has left a young child on the verge of death. Watch the first footage from this Matthew Saville directed release, which hits Australia on August 28 from Roadshow Films.

In Felony, three detectives become embroiled in a tense struggle after a tragic accident that leaves a child in critical condition. One is guilty of a crime, one will try to cover it up, and the other attempts to expose it. How far will these men go to disguise and unravel the truth?

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Felony comes to theaters in 2014 and stars Joel Edgerton, »

- MovieWeb

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New Trailers: Judge, Drop, Love, Felony, Gods

20 June 2014 1:19 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

A bunch of new trailers have landed over the past day or so for all sorts of upcoming smaller films, but with a lot of them starring big names. The most high-profile would be "The Judge" which sees Robert Downey Jr. returning to drama for the story of a slick city lawyer who returns to his hometown after his mother's death and ends up having to defend his estranged father from being convicted for her apparent murder.

Tom Hardy stars in "The Drop" as a Brooklyn bartender who gets caught up in a robbery investigation that digs deep into his neighborhood's past. Noomi Rapace, James Frecheville and Matthias Schoenaerts also star, as does the late James Gandolfini in his final performance.

Following the acclaimed "Keep The Lights On," filmmaker Ira Sachs explores love of an older kind in "Love is Strange". John Lithgow and Alfred Molina star as a couple »

- Garth Franklin

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Director Fred Schepisi Talks Words And Pictures, Impacts of Modern Technology, Casting Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche, and Future Projects

21 May 2014 4:15 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Love and war over the power of literature versus painting take center stage in Fred Schepisi’s witty romantic drama, Words and Pictures, opening in theaters May 23rd.  Battle lines are drawn when a prep school English teacher and one-time literary star Jack Marcus (Clive Owen) challenges a new teacher and once celebrated abstract painter Dina Delsanto (Juliette Binoche) to disprove his conviction that the art of the written word trumps the visual arts in its ability to convey meaning, ideas, and emotion.  The declaration of war galvanizes their students, but as Marcus and Delsanto square off, they suddenly realize they may have met their match. In an exclusive interview, Schepisi talked about the appeal of Gerald Dipego’s complex screenplay, the ways it touches on the impact of today’s technology and our obsession with social media, how he landed Owen and Binoche in the lead roles, the emotional »

- Sheila Roberts

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Cannes: Movies With Pickup Buzz in the Market

14 May 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

4 Minute Mile

Director: Charles-Olivier Michaud

Producers: Mark Disalle, Deborah Moore, Jennifer Reibman, Micah Sparks

Cast: Analeigh Tipton, Cam Gigandet, Kim Basinger

Sales: Double Dutch Intl.


Director: Eran Creevy

Producers: Joel Silver, Ben Pugh, Brian Kavanaugh Jones, Rory Aitken

Cast: Felicity Jones, Nicholas Hoult, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley

A young American couple is caught between two ruthless criminals.

Sales: Im Global

Before I Disappear

Director: Shawn Christensen

Producers: Shawn Christensen, Damon Russell, Lucan Toh, Terry Leonard, Paul Wesley

Cast: Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptacek, Emmy Rossum

Feature based on 2012 Oscar-winning short “Curfew,” about a man forced to look after his precocious 11-year-old niece. Market premiere.

Sales: Electric Entertainment

The Better Angels

Director: A. J. Edwards

Producers: Terrence Malick, Nicolas Gonda, Jake DeVito and Charley Beil

Cast: Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger, Brit Marling, Wes Bentley

The story of Abraham Lincoln’s youth. Market premiere.

Sales: Electric Entertainment


Director: Tod “Kip” Williams

Producers: Richard Saperstein, »

- Variety Staff

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BAFTA style secrets: What outfits are the celebs wearing this year?

11 May 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

It's just one week until the nation's biggest telly stars turn out for the TV BAFTAs, and in between prepping their acceptance speeches and practising their fake laughs for Graham Norton's opening monologue, they've also got to sort out their look for the red carpet.

Digital Spy recently attended a BAFTA showcase featuring the ceremony's official partners - House of Fraser, Mac Cosmetics, Carat* jewellery, celebrity hairdresser Mark Hill and St Tropez - for a sneak peek at this year's styles. What outfits, hairdos and makeup will the stars be rocking on the red carpet next Sunday (May 18)?

Of course, with any red carpet, the focus is on what the celebrity attendees are wearing. Backstage, it's the same story - a star's fashion choice will entirely dictate what direction the rest of the styling team go in.

"About two years ago, we did Tess Daly for the BAFTAs and she had five dresses, »

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Casting: Devine, George, Compton, Slaughter

5 May 2014 11:07 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Pitch Perfect 2

Comedian and actor Adam Devine is set to return for the follow-up to the a capella comedy hit "Pitch Perfect" at Universal Pictures and Gold Circle Films.

Devine played Bumper Allen, leader of the all-male campus singing champions The Treblemakers. Elizabeth Banks is directing the follow-up which begins filming this month. [Source: Deadline]

The Insect King

Melissa George ("The Good Wife," "Alias") is attached to star in Priscilla Cameron's coming-of-age tale "The Insect King" for 108 Media. Taika Waititi and Sophie Lowe also star.

The story follows a motherless 13-year-old boy who falls in love with an exotic 40-year-old woman only to discover that he is in competition with his father for her affections. [Source: Deadline]

Halloween 3D

Actress Scout Taylor-Compton has seemingly confirmed that Dimension Films' upcoming "Halloween 3D" will be a continuation of the two Rob Zombie-directed films rather than a reboot. "No longer, no more secrets. »

- Garth Franklin

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Cannes: 108 takes Insect King

5 May 2014 10:36 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

108 Media has picked up world sales on the feel-good drama starring Melissa George.

Priscilla Cameron wrote and will direct the story of a boy without a mother who battles with his father for the affections of an exotic 40-year-old woman.

Bridget Callow-Wright produces and Taika Waititi and Sophie Lowe also star.

108 Media’s market slate includes He Never Died with Henry Rollins and The Privileged starring Sam Teammell. »

- (Jeremy Kay)

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108 takes The Insect King to Cannes

5 May 2014 10:36 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

108 Media has picked up world sales on the feel-good drama starring Melissa George.

Priscilla Cameron wrote and will direct the story of a boy without a mother who battles with his father for the affections of an exotic 40-year-old woman.

Bridget Callow-Wright produces and Taika Waititi and Sophie Lowe also star.

108 Media’s market slate includes He Never Died with Henry Rollins and The Privileged starring Sam Teammell. »

- (Jeremy Kay)

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Miptv: ‘X-Files’ Writer Frank Spotnitz Inks Deal with Tandem

8 April 2014 7:42 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Cannes — Frank Spotnitz’s Big Light Prods. has inked a first-look deal with Tandem Communications, which produces NBC crime series “Crossing Lines.” Spotnitz’s credits include “The X-Files,” “Strike Back” and “Hunted.”

American writer Spotnitz, who is based in London, has worked with a range of broadcasters, distributors and production partners. Action series “Strike Back” was produced by Left Bank Pictures for Cinemax in the U.S. and BSkyB in the U.K. Spy thriller “Hunted,” which stars Melissa George, was produced with Shine-owned Kudos for Cinemax and the BBC in the U.K.

Spotnitz is working on the second season of “Transporter: The Series.” The action skein will air in the U.S. on TNT starting this fall. Other broadcasters include M6 in France and HBO in Canada. It is produced by Atlantique Productions.


- Leo Barraclough

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Casting Net: Robin Wright, Sam Worthington board 'Everest,' more

24 March 2014 5:28 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent - Inside Movies news »

Robin Wright (House of Cards) and Sam Worthington (Avatar) will join the cast of director Baltasar Kormakur’s Everest, which is currently shooting in Nepal. The large ensemble includes Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, and John Hawkes. Worthington will play a climbing expert, and Wright will play the wife of Brolin’s character. The Universal pic is set for  Sept. 18, 2015, release. [Deadline]

John Leguizamo (Kick Ass 2) has reportedly signed on to American Ultra, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart. Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) is directing the action/comedy about a stoner who becomes the target of a hostile government operation. »

- Lindsey Bahr

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The First Trailer for Plastic starring Ed Speleers & Will Poulter

24 March 2014 3:26 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Paramount have released the first trailer for plastic starring a great British cast including Ed Speleers, Alfie Allen, Will Poulter, Sebastian de Souza and Emma Rigby alongside Graham McTavish and Thomas Kretschmann. The movie will be with us 2nd May and the trailer is embedded below. Plastic is directed by Julian Gilbey who previously brought us Rise of the Foot Soldier and A Lonely Place To Die starring Melissa George.

High octane thriller Plastic tells the story of intelligent and brazen Sam (Ed Speleers), who leads a ring of university students to become credit card thieves in order to augment their income. As their activities become more daring, they accidentally rob a notorious gangster named Marcel (Thomas Kretschmann) and are forced to up their game to pay him back 10 times the amount they stole … with interest. To pay off the debt, they take their scam on the road to Miami »

- David Sztypuljak

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Frank Khalfoun Reopens Amityville

24 March 2014 2:04 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

It's nine years since we last experienced an Amityville Horror, in the form of Andrew Douglas's remake with Ryan Reynolds and Melissa George. Since then there's been the brilliant documentary My Amityville Horror, picking up with the real-life Amityville "survivor" Daniel Lutz to genuinely alarming effect, but more familiarly fictionalised versions of the story have been languishing in development hell for years. Hannibal Classics' Amityville Legacy remains there, but the Weinsteins' The Amityville Tapes has just resurfaced and finally been given the green light. Franck Khalfoun (the Maniac remake) is directing, and Bd are also reporting that Jennifer Jason Leigh will star.This Amityville has been in the works since before all the problems at MGM (remember those?), and comes as part of the Weinsteins' / Dimension's Miramax deal to revisit their "library" and produce sequels to established properties.Hannibal's Legacy was going to be based on an elderly Amityville »

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ABC Finale Dates: Extended Season-Enders for ‘Once Upon a Time,’ ‘The Middle’

19 March 2014 10:27 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Set your DVRs. ABC has released its season finale dates for spring. They begin with “The Neighbors” on Friday, April 11 and continue through the Wednesday, May 21 season-enders for comedies “The Middle,” “Modern Family” and “Mixology.” Notably, fairy tale drama “Once Upon a Time” will air a two-hour season finale on Sunday, May 11 at 8 p.m. And “The Middle” will air a one-hour season finale on May 21 at 8 p.m. Also read: ‘Banshee's’ Odette Annable, ‘Good Wife's’ Melissa George Join ABC Drama Projects Here's the schedule: Fri, April 11, 2014 8:31-9:00Pm “The Neighbors” Thu, April 17, 2014 10:00-11:00Pm “Scandal” Fri, »

- Jethro Nededog

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'How I Met Your Dad' casts 2; 'Astronaut Wives Club' adds Odette Annable

15 March 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

All the latest news from around your TV dial:

- "How I Met Your Dad," the spinoff to CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" series, has added two new cast members: Nick D'Agosto ("Masters of Sex," above middle) and "Mixology's" Andrew Santino. D'Agosto will play Frank, the "Robin" of the group, though Frank's relationship to Sally (the "Ted") is quite different than the Ted-Robin relationship that kicked off "Himym." Santino has been cast as Danny, Sally's older brother. His "Himyd" role is secondary to his "Mixology" role. They join the already-cast Greta Gerwig as Sally. [THR]

- Odette Annable ("Banshee," above right) has been cast in "Astronaut Wives Club," the ABC drama about the women behind the men participating in the 1960s space race. Annable is Trudy Cooper, the youngest of the wives and also a licensed pilot. [Deadline]

- "Without a Trace" star Anthony Lapaglia could be headed back to CBS this fall. »


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‘Banshee's’ Odette Annable, ‘Good Wife's’ Melissa George Join ABC Drama Projects

15 March 2014 12:09 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Odette Annable and Melissa George have joined ABC projects, representatives for the actresses told TheWrap. Annable will co-star on “Astronaut Wives Club” from “Gossip Girl” executive producers Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz for Fake Empire, which was given a 10-episode series order. Michael London (“Betas,” “The Illusionist”) will executive produce for Groundswell. Set in the 1960s, the series focuses on the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history during the height of the space race. Also read: ‘Once Upon a Time's’ Joanna Garcia Swisher Joins ABC's ‘Astronaut Wives Club’ She'll play Trudy Cooper, the wife of Gordo Cooper and. »

- Jethro Nededog

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Anthony Lapaglia to lead CBS terrorism drama, Josh Lucas cast in NBC's 'The Mysteries of Laura'

15 March 2014 12:05 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent - Inside TV news »

Three faces familiar to TV viewers have been confirmed as joining broadcast drama pilots slated for next season.

Anthony Lapaglia is returning to CBS to lead the network’s untitled terrorism drama from Nikki Toscano (Revenge) and Kerry Ehrin (Bates Motel). The actor, who could be seen on Without a Trace for seven seasons, will play a retired CIA operative-turned-high school football coach. When a catastrophic event hits Washington, D.C., he is pulled back into action to investigate the new generation of terrorists.

Lapaglia won a Golden Globe and earned Emmy and SAG nominations for his role as Jack »

- Amber Ray

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