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Sony Pictures Entertainment, IMAX Corporation, and Imagine Entertainment today announced that Inferno, the latest film in the Dan Brown (Da Vinci Code) franchise, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format. The film, starring Tom Hanks as Dr.Robert Langdon and directed by Ron Howard, will be released into IMAX theatres worldwide coinciding with the film's general release dates. Inferno – which continues the $1.2 billion franchise, following the hits The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons – will be released domestically on Oct. 28.
Rory Bruer, president of Worldwide Distribution for Sony Pictures said:
"Dan Brown's Robert Langdon is back, and Inferno is his most thrilling adventure yet with the patented Dan Brown twists and turns. We've had an extraordinary response to the film from audiences – it's testing extremely well. Ron Howard has made Infernothe most visually stylistic film in the series so far, with intense action sequences and cryptic dream »
- Kellvin Chavez
Sony Pictures Entertainment, Imax Corp. and Imagine Entertainment have announced that “Inferno,” the third film in the Dan Brown-Da Vinci Code franchise, will be digitally re-mastered into the Imax format.
The film, starring Tom Hanks as Dr. Robert Langdon and directed by Ron Howard, will be released into Imax theatres worldwide coinciding with the film’s general release dates. “Inferno” will be released domestically on Oct. 28.
Rory Bruer, president of Worldwide Distribution for Sony Pictures, said, “We’ve had an extraordinary response to the film from audiences – it’s testing extremely well.”
Howard returns as helmer after directing Hanks in the franchise’s previous installments: “The Da Vinci Code” (2006) and “Angels & Demons” (2009). The two previous installments, also adapted from Brown’s novels, grossed more than $1.2 billion at the worldwide box office. »
- Dave McNary
Director Ron Howard and Tom Hanks are primed to cap off their trilogy of globetrotting crime cappers later this year with Inferno, the apocalyptic thriller that heralds the return of Hanks’ brilliant mastermind and symbologist, Robert Langdon.
Following up on The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, Howard’s latest directorial effort is once again based on Dan Brown’s literary phenomenon, this time teeing up Tom Hanks and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story alum Felicity Jones as a partners-in-supernatural-crime.
David Koepp (Angels & Demons) is the brains behind the script, pitting Jones and Hanks against a deranged scientist known as Bertrand Zobrist, who wants nothing more than to unleash doomsday upon the unsuspecting masses.
“‘Dante’s Inferno’ isn’t fiction — it’s a prophecy.” Look for Inferno to summon forth the fiery pits of hell when Howard’s trilogy-capper opens in theaters on October 28. Sidse Babett Knudsen (The Duke Of Burgundy »
- Michael Briers
10 years ago, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon transitioned from the pages of Dan Brown's hit novels to the big screen, with Tom Hanks portraying this iconic character in 2006's The Da Vinci Code. He returned three years later for the follow-up Angels & Demons, but it's been seven long years since we've seen Dr. Langdon on the big screen. That will change this fall with the upcoming Inferno, and today we have the second trailer with new footage.
This new trailer, which comes courtesy of Sony Pictures, finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a »
The teaser opens with a man committing suicide off a tower after being told “It appears that you’re out of options,” followed by Hanks’ Robert Langdon character being summoned by the witness to the suicide. Clues lead him to drawings of Dante’s “Inferno” that have been changed.
“Dante defined our conception of hell 700 years ago, but these circles have been altered,” he declares. “‘Dante’s Inferno’ isn’t fiction — it’s a prophecy.”
It turns out that a madman is trying to wipe half the world’s population, and kill Langdon. Langdon, who suffers from amnesia, teams up with Sienna Brooks (Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories, as he fights for his life. »
- Dave McNary
Here’s the synopsis:
Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown’s (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world’s population.The film’s screenplay is by David Koepp, »
- Paul Heath
We all know that Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford and screenwriter David Koepp are all looking at brining a fifth Indiana Jones movie to the screen in 2019. The big question on everyone’s lips though is if there will be any more Indy movies After that one.
We know that Spielberg has;t got immediate plans to kill of his iconic character, and was recently quoted in saying, “I think this one is straight down the pike for the fans. The one thing I will tell you is I’m not killing off Harrison [Ford] at the end of it.” So Indy will not be killed – but the Harrison Ford isn’t getting any older either, so the baton has to be passed somehow, particularly as the Mouse House has plans for more movies in the future.
Disney head Bob Iger spoke to The Hollywood Reporter who asked him if we could expect spin-offs and multiple sequels, »
- Paul Heath
As we know, Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg are currently at work on a fifth "Indiana Jones" film for Lucasfilm and Disney. The plan is for 73-year-old Ford to reprise his iconic role in the project which Spielberg directs from a script by David Koepp, and will serve as just a straight up new sequel - not a reboot, prequel or spin-off.
Spielberg himself recently said: "I think this one is straight down the pike for the fans. The one thing I will tell you is I'm not killing off Harrison [Ford] at the end of it." Yet what happen after? Speaking with THR today, Disney chairman Bob Iger was asked if Disney will exploit the Indy franchise in the same way they've done with the "Star Wars" franchise - namely straight sequels alongside prequels/spin-offs. Iger says:
"Not like Star Wars, but we hope… right now, we're focused on a reboot, »
- Garth Franklin
After Disney acquired LucasFilm for a whopping $4 billion back in 2012, that gave the studio the rights to keep building on the Star Wars franchise, but it didn't include the company's other iconic character, Indiana Jones. Paramount still retained the rights to the that franchise, though over the past few years, there have been rumors that Disney could eventually take control of the franchise and give fans Indiana Jones 5. Those rumors came to an end in March, when Disney confirmed a 2019 release date, with Harrison Ford returning to star and Steven Spielberg set to direct. The question that remains, though, is will Indiana Jones 5 be the last movie in this sprawling adventure saga?
Bob Iger, who has overseen the company's purchases of Pixar, Marvel and LucasFilm through his 11-year tenure as Disney CEO, was recently profiled by The Hollywood Reporter, who asked if he sees the Indiana Jones franchise »
Back in March it was announced that Harrison Ford is set to dust off the fedora and bullwhip as he reunites with Steven Spielberg for a fifth instalment of the Indiana Jones series, ending speculation that Disney would reboot the franchise with a younger actor.
Given that Ford will be 77 years old by the time Indiana Jones 5 hits cinemas, there’s been some talk as to whether the movie could go down the Star Wars: The Force Awakens route and kill off the beloved character. However, speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Spielberg has outright dismissed the idea:
“I think this one is straight down the pike for the fans,” said Spielberg, before stating that while he wouldn’t give away any plot details, “The one thing I will tell you is I’m not killing off Harrison Ford at the end of it.
So… does that mean we’ll »
- Gary Collinson
Harrison Ford has already signed up for Lucasfilm's fifth "Indiana Jones" film, but his status as a 73 year-old means there's understandable questions regarding his physical ability to perform stunts not just within this film but, more importantly, beyond it.
Considering how long it is between sequels in this series, it comes as no surprise that some are already speculating this new film will be the last in the series with director Steven Spielberg maybe even killing off the archaeologist character.
As part of a new feature in THR, Spielberg revealed he's very excited to get to work on the film:
"I think this one is straight down the pike for the fans... The one thing I will tell you is I'm not killing off Harrison [Ford] at the end of it."
Ford himself also offered a quote for the article:
"The opportunity to work with Steven again on this character which has brought pleasure to so many… Not to mention me. It's fun, it's great fun to play this character. It's great fun to work with Steven, I'm looking forward to it."
- Garth Franklin
Steven Spielberg may be approaching 70 years of age, but he is showing absolutely no signs of slowing down. His latest film The Bfg is ramping up for release and his schedule following that is very busy. Not only is he busy, but his next couple of projects will be a massive return to blockbuster filmmaking with the adaptation of Ready Player One coming in 2018 and of course, Indiana Jones 5 set for 2019. Though we know very little about the follow up to Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, we at least know one major detail.
During the course of a very in depth interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the subject of Indy 5 naturally came up. Though Spielberg was a little hesitant to give any specific details on the project, he did say that fans will love it and that he promises not to kill Harrison Ford in the movie. Here is what Spielberg had to say.
"I think this one is straight down the pike for the fans. The one thing I will tell you is I'm not killing off [Harrison Ford] at the end of it."
It has also been said that they won't just be using Ford to play an older version of Indiana Jones in order to flashback to a younger version of the character. So, that should be of some comfort to fans. If we really want to pick apart Steven Spielberg's statement, he did say that he won't kill Ford at the "end" of the film, which could imply that he could kill him elsewhere in the movie, but it is very unlikely that is what Spielberg was getting at.
After more than three years of speculation, which started after Disney purchased Lucasfilm, the company finally announced that they were officially going to do Indiana Jones 5 with both Harrison Ford on board to reprise his iconic role and Steven Spielberg back on board to direct. It was later announced that David Koepp was being brought on board to pen the script for the sequel, which is perhaps less exciting as he wrote 2008's Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. We still don't know if George Lucas will be involved in some capacity.
Though many fans weren't happy with Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, it was by most accounts a success. The film was received reasonably well by critics, at least at the time, and went on to gross $786 million at the box office worldwide. Spielberg has directed all four previous entries in the Indiana Jones franchise and isn't likely to return to the franchise just to disappoint fans again. Indiana Jones 5 is currently set for a July 19, 2019 release date. »
Production is more than halfway complete on Disney and LucasFilm's highly-anticipated Star Wars: Episode VIII, which is slated to hit theaters on December 15, 2017. While this sequel will be helmed by a new director, Rian Johnson, all of the main stars from the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be back, including stars Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega (Finn), Oscar Isaac (Poe Dameron) and Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), just to name a few. Today we have confirmation that another important member of the production team is coming back, with composer John Williams confirming he will provide the score for Star Wars: Episode VIII.
This news comes just a month after John Williams hinted he may not be back for Star Wars: Episode VIII, while adding that he doesn't want anyone else composing the score either. The composer was honored by the American Film Institute last night, where Variety caught up with the legend. »
The setup to De Palma, Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow's engrossing new documentary about the life and career of controversial filmmaker Brian De Palma (opening in theaters on June 10th), couldn't be simpler: The 75-year-old director dissects most of his films and shares analyses and behind-the-scenes anecdotes in between clips. Forget talking-head testimonials from collaborators, flashy visuals or dramatic reenactments. You just get the man himself, looking back and holding court in all his verbose, insightful glory.
And that is more than enough. Known primarily for his obsession with voyeurism, »
The very first teaser trailer for Ron Howard‘s upcoming adaptation of Dan Brown‘s Inferno has graced us with its presence. The film, which once again stars Tom Hanks as Robert Langdon, following appearances in The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, will hit cinemas later this year.
Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.
Inferno is released »
- Paul Heath
Currently poised at three minutes to midnight – with the powers of the world citing fears of nuclear war and climate change – the Doomsday Clock stands as a symbolic countdown to humanity’s annihilation. It’s a barometer for destruction that ticks worryingly close to doomsday in today’s all-new teaser for Dan Brown’s long-awaited sequel, Inferno.
One man standing between humanity and the end of days is Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks), the series protagonist that headlined both The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demos and here, we see the near-impossible task that awaits our religious professor.
Featuring a script by David Koepp (Angels & Demons), Inferno picks up at a time when deranged, transhumanist scientist Bertrand Zobrist aims to summon forth the powers of Dante’s Inferno – namely a devastating plague that would make even the bubonic plague seem like a mild affliction – to bring about global capitulation.
What doesn »
- Michael Briers
Academy Award winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown's (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist (again played byTom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.
The film's screenplay is by David Koepp, based upon the novel by Dan Brown. Brian Grazer and Ron Howard are the producers. Today, Sony Pictures has released the first trailer for this exciting third movie in the Robert Langdon series, which brings our first look at footage. Last week, we got the first teaser poster, which featured Tom Hanks' return as this iconic literary figure. »
Last week, Sony Pictures debuted the first poster for Inferno, the third adaptation of Dan Brown's blockbuster novel series starring Tom Hanks as Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon. Many assumed that the first trailer wouldn't be too far behind, and they were right, with the studio debuting a brief trailer preview, which reveals the first full trailer will be released tomorrow, May 9. This preview gives us a new look at Tom Hanks' Robert Langdon, who is presented with a terrifying scenario.
The trailer preview, courtesy of the movie's Twitter page, reveals that Robert Langdon is faced with his biggest mystery yet, following 2006's The Da Vinci Code and 2009's Angels & Demons, which have both earned over $1.2 billion worldwide to date. The trailer preview reveals a mysterious voice stating that there is a switch that, when flipped, will kill half the world's population right now. However, if this switch isn't flipped, »
Earlier this week, news broke that Russell Crowe was in discussions to join The Mummy as the classic literary character with a dual personality. Shedding some light on the matter is Crowe himself, who confirmed his involvement while on the press rounds for his new film, The Nice Guys.
Speaking with Collider, Crowe had this to say when asked if he is “officially” on board The Mummy:
“Yeah, I’m gonna do it. I’m gonna play Dr. Henry Jekyll, Fellow of the Royal Society. It’s very interesting, what they’re gonna do with that stuff. I’ve had a couple of chats about it with the director (Alex Kurtzman).”
Previously: According to THR, Crowe is in “early talks” to appear as Dr. Jekyll and his alter ego, »
- Derek Anderson
Last month during Sony Pictures' CinemaCon presentation in Las Vegas, the studio revealed the first look at Inferno, the third adaptation of Dan Brown's blockbuster novel series starring Tom Hanks as Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon. While we don't know when that footage, or the first official trailer will debut, the studio has debuted the first poster, featuring Tom Hanks and the tagline "Every clue will take him deeper." Hopefully this one-sheet will be followed by the first trailer in the near future, so stay tuned.
The poster, courtesy of IMDb gives us our first official look at Tom Hanks, who returns as Robert Langdon, reprising his role from 2006's The Da Vinci Code and 2009's Angels & Demons, which have both earned over $1.2 billion worldwide to date. The Inferno story centers on Langdon, as he wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, with no recollection of who he is, »
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