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To celebrate the release of “Flutter” – available on DVD 3rd August 2015 – we have a copy to giveaway!
Flutter is the unmissable sexy British thriller starring Luke Evans (The Hobbit, Dracula Untold), Joe Anderson (Hannibal, The Grey), Billy Zane (Titanic) and Mark Williams (Harry Potter, The Fast Show).
Flutter adds its own dark twist to the urban crime world familiar from films such as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch and Layer Cake – making it a killer addition to one of British cinema’s most entertaining and popular genres!
Dark, gritty and packed with surprises, Flutter is quite simply a modern British cinema gem.
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- Gary Collinson
You likely saw him as Jaka in The Raid, or maybe putting the hurt on our heroes as one of Luke Evans’ henchmen in Fast & Furious 6. Now Joe Taslim is headed somewhere very different, joining the cast of Star Trek Beyond. With pretty much everything about the film – beyond the presence of the Enterprise crew veterans including Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, John Cho and Anton Yelchin, plus new franchise faces Idris Elba and Sofia Boutella – still being kept behind a protective shield, The Hollywood Reporter offers no real details about what Taslim will be up to in the film. But the trade mag does indicate that he has a key role opposite Elba, who will be the film’s big threat. So we’d expect Kirk and co. to have some trouble with him...With a script by Pegg and Doug Jung and »
Another new cast member has been added to Star Trek Beyond as THR reports that Joe Taslim (The Raid) has signed on for the third installment of the rebooted Star Trek franchise. Joe Taslim has worked with Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin once before in Fast & Furious 6 as Jah, one of the villains working underneath Luke Evans' character. The specifics of Taslim's role are... Read More »
- Kevin Fraser
The cast of Star Trek Beyond just got a little bigger. The Hollywood Reporter have revealed that Indonesian actor and martial arts specialist Joe Taslim has been beamed aboard to join the cast of Justin Lin's sequel. Details on his role are currently sketchy, but THR are claiming that it is "a key part" opposite Idris Elba, who plays the movie's villain. Taslim is the third addition to the film's talented ensemble cast, joining Elba and Kingsman's Sofia Boutella on the project. Taslim made his breakthrough with his role as a police officer in Gareth Evans' popular cult action hit, The Raid. However, he may be more recognizable to moviegoers for his small part as one of Luke Evans' supporting villains in 2013's Fast & Furious 6 (which was also directed by Lin). Whoever he is playing, chances are it'll be a very physical role - and he's »
The third film in the rebooted "Star Trek" film franchise, Taslim's role is said to be a key part playing opposite the film's main villain Idris Elba. It's a familiar position for Taslim who was in the same position opposite Luke Evans in the Lin-directed "Fast and Furious 6".
Currently in production in Vancouver, the film sees the return of main cast members Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, Karl Urban and John Cho alongside first timer Sofia Boutella.
The film is set to get a July 8th 2016 release date.
Source: Heat Vision »
- Garth Franklin
Disney is developing a live-action 'Sword in the Stone' movie. The remake of the 1963 animated film - based on T.H. White's novel of the same name - is being penned by 'Game of Thrones' writer Bryan Cogman, with Brigham Taylor set to produce the movie, Variety reports. The proposed live-action movie is the latest Disney has scheduled, following on from 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'The Jungle Book', which has a cast that includes Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong'o and Bill Murray. Meanwhile, it was recently reported that Ewan McGregor will be starring in 'Beauty and the Beast' opposite Sir Ian McKellen, Emma Watson and Emma Thompson. The 44-year-old actor will be playing Lumiere, the butler-turned-candlestick, while Emma Watson will be starring as Belle and Emma Thompson will be playing Mrs. Potts. Sir Ian, meanwhile, will play Lumiere's sidekick, the mantelpiece clock Cogsworth. Elsewhere, »
The upcoming reboot of "The Crow" franchise has not had much luck in terms of a leading man to take on the iconic role.
Luke Evans was originally slated to play Eric Draven in the film and was attached for two years before dropping out due to scheduling conflicts. He was soon replaced with "Boardwalk Empire" scene stealer Jack Huston in the part and things looked good.
Then Huston abruptly dropped out as well, and the project still has yet to lock down a new star though Nicholas Hoult and Jack O'Connell have been mentioned as possibilities. Appearing at Comic Con last weekend to talk "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," Collider spoke with Huston about his departure and what happened:
"I was so excited about it. I was so sad. I had a great relationship with everyone. Luckily that's all fine. It's a scheduling thing. It was just a scheduling conflict. »
- Garth Franklin
Beyond Star Wars and Marvel, Disney's third big money maker this decade is their live-action remakes of classic animated movies. They have so many in various stages of production that it's hard to keep track. And now they are adding yet one more to the big brush fire with a revisionist take on Prince Charming.
No story details have been released at this time, according to THR. Prince Charming is a stock character, the usually reliable hero who arrives in the nick of time to save the princess. Disney has already done quite a lot to keep the character in the public consciousness, with the savior having appeared in other classic fairy tales such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella. This will be the first time he has headlined his own movie.
Matthew Fogel, who previously penned the sequel Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, »
As I wrote in one of my "25 Years In La" pieces, I was a tour guide at Universal Studios. Technically, we were "studio guides," and in my time at the park, I did many different jobs. I was Leatherface for a full run of Halloween Horror Nights, and I managed to win a nod for "Best Scare" at the end of the event. That doesn't really mean anything, but it felt great at the end of a really tough eleven or twelve straight days. I worked "Backdraft" when it was an attraction that took up a full soundstage, and I made up my own slightly insane tweaks to the script that entertained me, if no one else. My friend and I figured out where we could stand in the "E.T." ride so we could say names to it at the beginning of the ride, since the end of the ride »
- Drew McWeeny
Josh Brolin, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Olivia Munn are in talks to join Three Seconds, according to a report from The Wrap. Peaky Blinders and Black Mirror helmer Otto Bathurst is making his feature film directorial debut with the thriller (before possibly moving on to Lionsgate's Robin Hood: Origins), and has already landed Luke Evans and David Oyelowo for the project. Three Seconds is based on the Anders... Read More »
- Jesse Giroux
Jason Statham told Access Hollywood that he's set to reprise his role as Deckard Shaw. "We're already talking about doing another one, Part 8," he said. "I'm a newcomer, I just got invited to the party in this last one, so it's nice to know I'm going to be doing another."
Deckard Shaw was the main villain of "Furious 7." He was the vengeance-seeking brother of Luke Evans' villain character from "Fast and Furious 6." At the end of "Furious 7" - Spoiler Alert - Deckard was imprisoned in a high-security facility. So, maybe it turns out not to be that secure?
Aside from Statham, we're assuming most of the cast will also return for "Furious 8." Diesel has teased that the movie might be set in New York, »
- Kelly Woo
The Fast and Furious franchise is bigger than ever seven films into its series, with Furious 7 now standing at #4 on the all-time box office chart with a global gross of $1.5 billion. Universal Pictures was always going to make Fast and Furious 8, and indeed the film is already slated for release on April 14, 2017 and Vin Diesel has been teasing a location shift to New York City for this eighth installment. But what’s up in the air at this point is which characters will be involved. Dwayne Johnson is returning and the central “family” will likely remain intact—though sadly without Paul Walker—but what of the villains? Jason Statham made his first appearance at the end of Fast & Furious 6 to tease his larger role in Furious 7 as the brother of Luke Evans’ FF6 villain. He and Vin Diesel/Dwayne Johnson went toe-to-toe over the course of this year’s film, »
- Adam Chitwood
Contributed by Melissa Thompson and Gary Salem
Wamg was among members of the media and invited guests to witness the Grand Opening of Fast and Furious Supercharged, the latest movie-themed attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. The presentation treated everyone to an extensive display of cars from the movies, a dance performance, speeches by top Universal execs and L.A.’s mayor, all topped off by an exciting assortment of live car stunts including a 90-foot jump through a billboard that caught us by surprise.
After the presentation concluded, we were lucky enough to go on a test-ride of the adrenalin-pumping, high-speed adventure with Dom, Hobbs and the rest of the Fast and Furious gang. Coming at the end of the famous Back-lot Tram Tour, Supercharged literally puts you smack dab in the middle of a high-flying, breakneck speed chase. The technology is pretty cool, in that with the giant 360-degree screen and 3D glasses, »
- Movie Geeks
There’s clearly something to prison escape thriller Three Seconds, as it’s attracting great actors all the time. With Luke Evans and David Oyelowo already attached, the cast has swelled to include Josh Brolin, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Olivia Munn.Peaky Blinders veteran Otto Bathurst is in the director’s chair, overseeing a script by Matt Cook and Rowan Joffé that adapts the book by Swedish authors Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström. The plot will see Evans as a man forced to go undercover in a prison for an FBI sting operation. But then the bureau’s agents abandon him in the violent jail and he has no choice but to figure out a way to escape on his own. Gyllenhaal is taking the role of an FBI agent who has a history with Evans, while Brolin is attached to play her superior. Munn, meanwhile, will be Evans’ wife. Brolin, »
Otto Bathurst, the up-and-coming TV helmer who just took the reins on Lionsgate’s blockbuster Robin Hood: Origins, is putting together a pretty stellar cast for action-thriller Three Seconds. Today brings news that Josh Brolin, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Olivia Munn have all signed on for key roles in the pic, which already stars Luke Evans and David Oyelowo.
Based on the book by Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom, and adapted by Triple Nine scribe Matt Cook and 28 Weeks Later writer Rowan Joffe, Three Seconds centers on a man hung out to dry by the FBI in the middle of a top-secret undercover mission. Despite the killer cast Bathurst is lining up, the movie is still being developed on the indie circuit.
Evans leads as a man inside a prison on the aforementioned mission, who is forced to escape by himself when the FBI abandons ship. He’s a sympathetic good guy, »
- Isaac Feldberg
You might not know the name Otto Bathurst, but he's apparently been turning the right heads with his TV work on fare like "Peaky Blinders," "Black Mirror," "Criminal Justice," and "Hustle," because he's lined up a pretty impressive ensemble for his feature film debut. Josh Brolin, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Olivia Munn have joined Luke Evans and David Oyelowo for "Three Seconds." Based on the book by Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom, and adapted by Matt Cook ("Triple Nine") and Rowan Joffe ("The American," "Brighton Rock"), the story centers around a man who goes undercover for the FBI, but gets abandoned mid-mission. Here's the book synopsis (obviously, it's not about the Swedish police force anymore): Piet Hoffman, a top-secret operative for the Swedish police, faces his most dangerous assignment yet: after years spent infiltrating the Polish mafia, he's become a key player in their attempt to »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Oscar nominees Josh Brolin and Maggie Gyllenhaal and “The Newsroom’s” Olivia Munn are in talks to join Luke Evans and David Oyelowo in the star-studded indie movie “Three Seconds,” TheWrap has learned. Otto Bathurst (“Peaky Blinders”) is directing the film, which is based on the bestselling book by Swedish writers Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom that was adapted by Matt Cook and Rowan Joffe. “Three Seconds” follows a man (Evans) who’s forced to go undercover in a prison as part of an FBI operation and must then escape on his own after he’s abandoned mid-mission. Also Read: Luke Evans Cast as Gaston. »
- Jeff Sneider
First it was Bradley Cooper, then Luke Evans, now Jack Huston and I wouldn't be surprised if I'm forgetting someone in the middle (wasn't Sam Worthington one time a candidatec), but the upcoming remake of The Crow has once again lost its lead actor as announced by director Corin Hardy. "Jack Huston is unfortunately unavailable to continue with us on The Crow," Hardy said in a statement to Variety. "The Crow is an amazing project, and I am grateful that we have the time and patience to get it right. We look forward to unveiling our new lead and starting to film over the next several weeks." Word is they are already looking for a replacement with the likes of Nicholas Hoult (Mad Max: Fury Road) and Jack O'Connell (Unbroken) on the shortlist among others. As far as I can tell, Jessica Brown Findlay is still aboard playing Shelly, fiancee to the film's lead character, »
- Brad Brevet
Unfortunately the bandwagon has hit another pothole, with Huston now opting to hang up his leathers. The in-demand actor (soon to be seen in Ben-Hur) reportedly flew the nest due to scheduling conflicts. Evans went when the production dragged its heels too long to keep him aboard.
The plot follows Eric Draven, who swaps stage antics for bloody vengeance when he’s brought back from beyond the grave to avenge the slaughter of himself and his beloved. Beleaguered director Corin Hardy is no doubt feeling anxious, but spoke to the press in confident mood:
The Crow is an amazing project, and I am grateful that we have the time and patience to get it right. We look forward to »
- Steve Palace
Whoever's in charge of casting on the new movie of The Crow has, we'd suspect, had easier jobs. When the project was first mooted, there was talk of Bradley Cooper taking on the lead role (made famous on the big screen, of course, by the late Brandon Lee). But then when Cooper ultimately passed (not that he ever committed, to be fair), Luke Evans signed up to take the part on. Evans hinted he was quitting The Crow at the end of last year, and did indeed walk away from the movie. And with actors such as Tom Hiddleston linked, it was eventually Boardwalk Empire's Jack Huston who agreed to take the lead role on.
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