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- Jordan Ruimy
If there was ever any doubt about Bryan Singer’s commitment to practical effects for X-Men: Apocalypse, the director’s latest Instagram post should put any lasting doubts to bed. Showcasing a towering statute of Anubis, the Egyptian god of the afterlife, the image wouldn’t look out of place in a modern-day rendition of Indiana Jones, and it’s evident that Singer and his creative team are pulling no punches when it comes to recreating the sun-kissed home of Oscar Isaac’s titular menace.
Granted, as we learned a fortnight ago, Fox will also be implementing green screen shots into the backdrop of these scenes – largely filmed in and around the Egyptian capital of Cairo – though the fact that the production built a portion of the environment will make a marked difference when the final product lands in cinemas next summer.
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- Michael Briers
Announced yesterday, Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle's biopic, written by Aaron Sorkin, will be the Centerpiece. Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Katherine Waterston and Michael Stuhlbarg comprise the all-star cast.
The Walk in 3D, based on Philippe Petit's To Reach The Clouds, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Petit with Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon and Ben Schwartz, will open the festival. In 2012, Ang Lee’s majestic Life Of Pi was the first 3D movie screened as an Opening Night Gala.
- Anne-Katrin Titze
Danny Boyle’s biopic starring Michael Fassbender as the digital age visionary who changed the face of personal computing, telephony and music will screen on October 3 as the centrepiece screening of the 53rd New York Film Festival.
Festival top brass Tweeted the news on Monday in a statement that pointedly did not say the event would mark the film’s world premiere, leaving open the likelihood of an early autumn world premiere.
Two of Boyle’s more recent films – 127 Hours and Slumdog Millionaire – launched at Telluride before journeying north to Toronto.
Nyff director and selection committee chair Kent Jones described the film as “dramatically concentrated, yet beautifully expansive; it’s extremely sharp; it’s wildly enertaining, and the actors just soar.”
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
Steve Jobs, the upcoming film about the Apple maverick – which stars Michael Fassbender in the titular role and was directed by Danny Boyle – will screen as the centerpiece film for the 53rd New York film festival.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center, which hosts the event, doesn’t list it as a world premiere. Sources say it will bypass the Toronto and Venice film festivals that occur a month beforehand, so a Telluride film festival world premiere seems likely.
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- Nigel M Smith
Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs is coming to New York as NYFF53′s centerpiece film this fall!! The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the selection of Steve Jobs, written by Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, Charlie Wilson’s War) and directed by Academy Award® winner Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours), as the Centerpiece of the upcoming 53rd New York Film Festival (September 25 – October 11), to screen on Saturday, October 3. Boyle and Sorkin joined forces to create this film about the brilliant man at the epicenter of the digital revolution, working from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography. Steve Jobs stars Michael Fassbender in the title role, [ Read More ]
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- Rudie Obias
Tomorrow morning will see the first titles announced for the Toronto Film Festival, a day later Venice will begin to reveal their slate, but the New York Film Festival has already announced a pair of titles. Last week we learned Don Cheadle's Miles Ahead would close the fest that runs from Sept 25 - Oct 11 and today they've announced Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender will play the fest on October 3 as the Centerpiece selection. The interesting thing to note here is that nowhere in the press release announcing the selection does the word "premiere" show up, which leads me to believe Steve Jobs will likely show up either in Toronto, Telluride or Venice before New York with my leanings suggesting either Telluride or Toronto. The fact the announcement arrives today is no coincidence, but we'll have to wait a few more hours to find out. With a screenplay written by Aaron Sorkin, »
- Brad Brevet
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has chosen the Aaron Sorkin-penned, Danny Boyle-directed Steve Jobs as the Centerpiece of the upcoming 53rd New York Film Festival, to screen on Saturday, October 3. The fest runs from September 25 through October 11. Michael Fassbender stars as Steve Jobs, the brilliant man at the epicenter of the digital revolution, in the film based on Walter Isaacson’s bestselling biography. Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg… »
“Steve Jobs,” a drama about Apple’s co-founder starring Michael Fassbender, will screen as the centerpiece feature at the New York Film Festival on Oct. 3, according to an announcement from the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
The film, directed by Danny Boyle and written by Aaron Sorkin (based on the bestselling Walter Isaacson biography), is considered to be one of this fall’s major Oscar contenders. It co-stars Kate Winslet and Seth Rogen (as Apple’s Steve Wozniak).
“Jobs,” which is being released by Universal Pictures, opens nationwide on Oct. 9. But the pic is also rumored to be playing at the Toronto Film Festival in September.
- Ramin Setoodeh
Cinephiles are on standby because on Tuesday and Wednesday, Tiff and Venice will unveil their initial wave of titles, getting the fall festival season in high gear. However, the New York Film Festival is getting slightly ahead of them today with this interesting bit of news. Organizers have announced that Danny Boyle's "Steve Jobs," penned by Aaron Sorking, and starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and more, will screen at Nyff as part their Centerpiece film. However, one thing to note is that word "premiere" is nowhere to be found in their press release. Perhaps this means that Venice and Tiff will get the movie first? We'd put some pretty good money on it, and don't count it out of appearing in Telluride's always surprising lineup. "Steve Jobs" opens on October 9th. ---------- New York, NY (July 27, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the selection of Steve Jobs, »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Universal’s drama “Steve Jobs” has been chosen as the Centerpiece of the upcoming 53rd New York Film Festival, it was announced Monday by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Michael Fassbender stars in the film, which Danny Boyle directed from a script by fellow Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin. The duo worked off of Walter Isaacson’s bestselling biography of the tempestuous Apple co-founder. “Steve Jobs” will screen on Saturday, Oct. 3. The Nyff runs from Sept. 25 to Oct. 11. The film co-stars Kate Winslet as Joanna Hoffman, Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, Jeff Daniels as John Sculley, Michael Stuhlbarg as Andy Hertzfeld, »
- Jeff Sneider
Read More: Don Cheadle's Directorial Debut 'Miles Ahead' to Close 53rd New York Film Festival As if the awards-ready talent behind and in front of the camera wasn't enough, the announcement from The Film Society of Lincoln Center that Danny Boyle's "Steve Jobs" will screen as the Centerpiece of the 53rd New York Film Festival confirms its status as one to watch in the upcoming awards season. The drama, starring Michael Fassbender in the title role opposite Seth Rogen, Kate Winslet, Jeff Daniels and Katherine Waterston, will screen Saturday, October 3. "You hear that a bio of Steve Jobs is being produced, and of course you see multiple possible movies in your head...but not this one," said New York Film Festival Director and Selection Committee Chair Kent Jones. "'Steve Jobs' is dramatically concentrated, yet beautifully expansive; it's extremely sharp; it's wildly entertaining, and the »
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- Sasha Stone
Steve Jobs, the new film about the Apple co-founder written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, will screen at the New York Film Festival on Oct. 3 as the fest’s Centerpiece selection. Michael Fassbender stars as Jobs, heading a cast that includes Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlberg and Katherine Waterston. The New York Film Festival is familiar territory for Sorkin and Scott Rudin, one of Job's producers: They premiered their film The Social Network at Nyff in 2010. Based on Walter isaacson's biography of Jobs, the film is scheduled to be released by Universal on
- Gregg Kilday
It's apparent that Singer won't be over-relying on CGI environments for X-Men: Apocalypse, as this latest Instagram pic of a huge statue of the Egyptian God of the desert, Set, confirms. We know En Sabah Nur hails from Egypt, so it's assumed these sets will be used for his origin story, or perhaps somewhere he returns to over the course of the film. This takes me back to #raidersofthelostark #notallgreenscreen #xmen #xmenapocalypse A photo posted by Bryan Singer (@bryanjaysinger) on Jul 27, 2015 at 10:08am Pdt Directed by Bryan Singer, X-Men: Apocalypse also stars Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Alexandra Shipp (Storm), Sophie Turner (Jean Grey), with Tye Sheridan (Cyclops), with Kodi Smit-McPhee (Nightcrawler), Rose Byrne (Moira MacTaggert), Oscar Isaac (Apocalypse) and many others. The movie opens on May 27, 2016. »
As was his custom on Days Of Future Past, Bryan Singer has been offering peeks behind the scenes of his latest project, X-Men: Apocalypse via social media. Today’s entry in the Bryan Singer: Unofficial Promotional Intern series features a look at one of the big practical sets built for the movie. This takes me back to #raidersofthelostark #notallgreenscreen #xmen #xmenapocalypseA photo posted by Bryan Singer (@bryanjaysinger) on Jul 27, 2015 at 10:08am PDTIt appears not all of Apocalypse’s (Oscar Isaac) world will be built using green screen and visual effects trickery. The director’s shots have showcased some of the practical work on display, including a ruined Cairo street and, of course, the halls of Charles Xavier’s (James McAvoy) School For The Gifted.The latest movie finds ancient, supremely powerful mutant Apocalypse awakening in the 1980s and deciding that the era of Regan, Thatcher, New Coke and »
With production on X-Men: Apocalypse still going strong in Montreal, director Bryan Singer has shared yet another photo through his Instagram account, showcasing one of the massive practical sets. The filmmaker is seen being dwarfed by an Egyptian statue. But he wouldn't offer any details about the set itself or how it fits into the X-Men: Apocalypse story. He did say on his social media account that, "This takes me back to #raidersofthelostark #notallgreenscreen #xmen #xmenapocalypse."
This photo comes just a few days after Bryan Singer posted a photo with Sir Patrick Stewart on the set, which fueled speculation that he would return in a cameo role as Charles Xavier. The actor wasn't seen in costume, but he was watching footage with the director and another filmmaker, Jason Reitman, who was putting together a live read of The Big Lebowski at Montreal's Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. It was never »
The picture appears to show off the inside of supervillain Apocalypse’s tomb in the film, an enormous practical set. Singer stands in front of a massive statue of the Egyptian god Anubis.
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X-Men: Apocalypse is set for release on May 19th, 2016 in the UK and May 27th, 2016 in the States. The cast includes X-Men veterans James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Evan Peters (Quicksilver), Rose Byrne (Moira MacTaggert) and Lucas Till (Havok) along with newcomers Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) as Apocalypse, Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones) as Jean Grey, Tye Sheridan (Mud) as Cyclops, Alexandra Shipp (House of Anubis) as Storm, »
- Justin Cook
Sneak Peek more leaked trailer footage from director Bryan Singer's currently shooting feature, "X-Men: Apocalypse, including younger versions of Marvel Comics' mutants 'Cyclops', 'Jean Grey', 'Jubilee', 'Nightcrawler' and 'Storm':
...and is intended to be the ninth installment in the Fox 'X-Men' film series.
"It will address historical mutant-cy," said Singer about the new film.
"...meaning the deep past, mutant origins and things like that.
"It's something that's always intrigued me when we think »
- Michael Stevens
The 53rd New York Film Festival Centerpiece Gala is Danny Boyle's "Steve Jobs" biopic, adapted by Aaron Sorkin from Walter Isaacson's biography, starring Michael Fassbender as the man at the center of the digital revolution, Kate Winslet as Joanna Hoffman, Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, Jeff Daniels as John Sculley, Michael Stuhlbarg as Andy Hertzfeld, and Katherine Waterston as Chrisann Brennan, set for Legendary/Universal release on October 9. The producers are Mark Gordon, Guymon Casady, Scott Rudin, Boyle, and Christian Colson. This follows last week's announcement that Don Cheadle’s directorial debut "Miles Ahead," in which he stars as legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, will world premiere on closing night of the upcoming Nyff (September 25 – October 11). Cheadle stars as Davis, during his crazy Manhattan days in the late-70s, opposite Emayatzy Corinealdi as his great love Frances Taylor and Ewan McGregor as »
- Anne Thompson
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