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Luke Evans went with a rugged look on the grounds of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton in England on Friday. Luke Evans’ Latest Look Evans has been taking in the concerts at England’s Glastonbury festival in style. On Friday, the Welsh actor donned pieces from the Coach Mens 2016 line, including a red […]
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- Chelsea Regan
Laing quickly settles into high society life and meets the building’s eccentric tenants: Charlotte (Miller), his upstairs neighbor and bohemian single mother; Wilder (Evans), a charismatic documentarian who lives with his pregnant wife Helen (Moss); and Mr. Royal (Irons), the enigmatic architect who designed the building.
Life seems like paradise to the solitude-seeking Laing. »
- Michelle McCue
When Universal Pictures started their Monster Universe a few years ago, there had been talk of several different classic projects getting rebooted. Dracula Untold became the first installment in this franchise, after a post-credit scene featured Luke Evans' title character showed him emerging in present day. The Mummy reboot will be next out of the gate, hitting theaters next June. But we aren't sure which project is moving forward next. Today we have word that the studio wants Dwayne Johnson to star in their modern update of The Wolf Man.
Buried within Deadline's report about Dwayne Johnson setting up another project at Sony entitled Son of Shaolin, the site claims there are "persistent rumors" that Universal wants the actor to portray the title character, although it isn't clear when that project may get off the ground. If it's far enough down the line, it's possible that Dwayne Johnson may »
That's right, the story of the twenty-year battle to remake The Crow hasn't reached its end yet. This is a film that's been a revolving door of talent. On the long list of actors who took up the lead of this film at one point or another are Luke Evans, Tom Hiddleston, Bradley Cooper, and Jack Huston. The movie has also had a good handful of directors enter and exit the project over the course of its failed development.
The latest of these directors was Corin Hardy, who was reportedly fired from the project in March of this year. This led to legal action taken by the film's producer Ed Pressman, who gave Relativity rights to sequels, and by firing Hardy without his consultation, they had supposedly violated their agreement. There's been no real word since March about this legal battle.
Now, in a throwaway line from a recent Deadline report, »
- Joseph Medina
Based on J.G. Ballard’s brilliant novel of the same name, Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise stars Tom Hiddleston as Dr. Robert Laing, who discovers a new way of life after moving into a skyscraper packed with peculiar characters. If you missed High-Rise in theaters, don’t despair, because Magnolia Home Entertainment will give the film a Blu-ray / DVD release this summer.
High-Rise is scheduled to come out on Blu-ray and DVD on August 2nd. Special features and official cover art have yet to be revealed, but we’ll keep Daily Dead readers updated on further announcements. In case you missed it, check out Heather’s review of Ben Wheatley’s latest film:
Synopsis: “High-rise stars Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers) as Dr. Robert Laing, the newest resident of a luxurious apartment in a high-tech concrete skyscraper whose lofty location places him amongst the upper class. Laing quickly settles into high society life and meets the building’s eccentric tenants: Charlotte (Golden Globe® nominee Sienna Miller, American Sniper), his upstairs neighbor and bohemian single mother; Wilder (Luke Evans, Beauty and the Beast), a charismatic documentarian who lives with his pregnant wife Helen (Golden Globe winner Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men”); and Mr. Royal (Academy Award® winner Jeremy Irons, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), the enigmatic architect who designed the building. Life seems like paradise to the solitude-seeking Laing. But as power outages become more frequent and building flaws emerge, particularly on the lower floors, the regimented social strata begins to crumble and the building becomes a battlefield in a literal class war.”
- Derek Anderson
We cannot wait to see what Disney does with their new live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. The much buzzed about production, directed by Chicago director Bill Condon, stars Emma Watson as Belle, Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens as Beast, Luke Evans as Gaston and Josh Gad as Le Fou. The star-studded cast also includes Ewan McGregor, Sir Ian McKellan, Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci and so many more. Gugu Mbatha-Raw plays Plumette. "I do [sing]. It's so exciting," Mbatha-Raw told me while promoting the new Civil War drama Free State of Jones (in theaters on June 23), adding, "A lot of my character is animated so I was only on set a couple of days. But, they were magical days. I mean, we »
He's been rumored for so long now that it won't be truly official until Eon and MGM make an announcement or issue a press release. Even so, more and more evidence is building that Tom Hiddleston is being lined up to take on the role of James Bond.
Birth Movies Death today reports that the actor is in 'advanced negotiations' to play the British super spy, citing "sources close to" the actor himself. Hiddleston has not been shy about actually wanting to play the role, but with comments indicating that there's no preliminary movement on the next film in the franchise planned until the end of the year at the earliest, all this could easily just be what's dubbed "negotiating in the press".
- Garth Franklin
It looks like Disney has another sure-fire hit on its hands with Beauty and the Beast, with this week’s first teaser trailer for the upcoming live-action adaptation setting a new record for the most views in 24 hours.
Following its debut on Good Morning America, the trailer racked up 91.8 million views in its first day, smashing the previous record of 88 million views set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens and also outpacing Marvel’s big offerings Captain America: Civil War (61 million) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (34 million).
It should be noted that the figures only include teaser trailers, and the record for the most viewed trailer still belongs to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with its October trailer last year generating a whopping 128 million views in 24 hours.
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the »
- Gary Collinson
Back in April, Disney and LucasFilm unveiled the second teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, during Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim. The online release of this highly-anticipated footage set a new record, with 88 million views within the first 24 hours of release. Some thought that record wouldn't fall until perhaps the first footage from Star Wars: Episode VIII was released, but today we have word that this record has fallen, by another upcoming Disney movie. Yesterday, the first teaser for Beauty and the Beast debuted, which was viewed a record 91.8 million times.
The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the live-action Beauty and the Beast footage broke the record for the most-viewed "teaser" within the first 24 hours. The 91.8 million mark bested the April teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first teaser for Captain America: Civil War (61 million views) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (31 million). Still, another trailer record set by »
So, you’re Disney, you have a property that’s made you kajillions of dollars already, and the related toy/park merchandise sales aren’t exactly dropping off, but you think you can throw out something else that will make you tons more money… might want to jump on that one, right?
The animated Beauty and the Beast was rather a while ago in cinematic terms, and while you can put out a new edition of the Blu-Ray every couple of years, there’s nothing like getting things fresh in people’s minds again. Plus, you could get a lot of big names involved, and your test run, Into the Woods, did even better than you hoped.
Oh sure, it’s probably actually going to be a good movie, and that’s even more likely when you know that Bill Condon is directing, but there’s just got to be »
- Marc Eastman
Disney’s Beauty And The Beast is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs.
Beauty And The Beast is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.
- Michelle McCue
Bill Condon was an inspired choice by Disney for the live-action version of Beauty and the Beast. After all, there are few people I know who have a more exhaustive knowledge of musicals, both onscreen and on the stage, and he takes the form seriously. He isn’t afraid to call the sacred cows out when he disagrees, and he cares deeply about how these properties are adapted to the bigscreen. When he was working on Dreamgirls, he was incredibly happy, and there’s a joy to that filmmaking as well as a knowledge of the way musicals typically do or don’t work onscreen. Disney’s committed to turning every animated film they’ve ever made into a live-action film, although I’m not sure how you define that term anymore. Is Alice Through The Looking Glass a live-action film? Is Pete’s Dragon a live-action film? Is Warcraft a live-action film? »
- Drew McWeeny
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. “Beauty and the Beast” is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within. The film stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, [ Read More ]
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- Rudie Obias
Due out next March 17, Disney looks to continue their run of wild success when it comes to live-action adaptations of their popular classics by sending out a new version of Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast. The first teaser has just hit, and while it doesn't give us a look at the Beast or a few of the story's other colorful and memorable characters (like Lumiere, played by Ewan McGregor, or Gaston, played by Luke Evans), we do get to glimpse Belle as well as hear a tiny bit of that classic music. Check it out. Obviously they're holding back a lot here, including looks at many of the characters. Plus, we're itching to see what the new Beast looks like and, of course, that moment when Belle and Beast are...
- Erik Davis
Be our guest! Disney has debuted the first teaser trailer for the new live-action version of the classic story of Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson as Belle. Dan Stevens stars as the Beast, who isn't seen at all in this footage. Is he under make-up or CGI? The cast includes Luke Evans as Gaston, Kevin Kline as Maurice, Josh Gad as Lefou, Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, Audra McDonald as Madame Garderobe, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts. The film will include new recordings of the original songs written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, as well as several new songs written by Menken and Tim Rice. Have a look. Here's the first teaser trailer for Bill Condon's Beauty and the Beast, from Disney's YouTube: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a live-action re-telling »
- Alex Billington
The teaser was unveiled on “Good Morning America,” 10 months ahead of the film’s release, with a snippet of dialogue from Ewan McGregor’s Lumiere (“Look, it’s a girl! …What if she’s the one?”) and a delicate piano version of the movie’s iconic music.
Alan Menken, who won two Oscars for the 1991 animated version of “Beauty and the Beast,” will score the new film, which will include new recordings of the original songs in addition to new songs written by Menken and Tim Rice.
The cast includes Dan Stevens as Beast, »
- Dave McNary
Following its premiere on "Good Morning America," Walt Disney Pictures has revealed the trailer for the Bill Condon-directed new live-action adaptaion of their 1991 animated favorite "Beauty and the Beast" which opens March 17th 2017.
The film includes Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as Beast, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Luke Evans as Gaston, Josh Gad as LeFou, Kevin Kline as Maurice, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, and Stanley Tucci as Cadenza.
- Garth Franklin
The first sneak peek at Disney's upcoming live-action re-telling of Beauty and the Beast is here. Giving audiences a glimpse at the highly anticipated film based on the animated classic which refashions the iconic characters and musical numbers from the tale as old as time, the film stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson. Beauty and the Beast opens in U.S. theaters on March 17, 2017.
Made for a contemporary audience, this latest Disney fairy tale stays true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. Beauty and the Beast is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's hideous exterior and realize the »
This morning sees the debut of the Beauty and the Beast live-action teaser trailer, and...well, it's something. Come inside to check it out!
While I'm not the biggest fairy tale movie fan (not even a little bit), I can't deny that Disney's live-action retelling of their classic stories have been impressively handled. As such, I've found myself more interested in the upcoming Beauty and the Beast adaptation than I would have thought. So it's a bummer that this first teaser doesn't give us much to work with:
I'm not saying it's a bad trailer. I can't. The truth is, there doesn't seem to be enough here to judge whether or not it's good or bad as a trailer. The sets look great, and the music is neat, of course, but eager fans see next to nothing. I get why we wouldn't see the Beast just yet. Being that he'll »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
A beauty but a funny girl, that Belle! The first Beauty and the Beast teaser trailer is here, finally giving Disney fans a peek at Emma Watson in her role as Belle. While there's no yellow ballgown in sight, Watson does make a brief appearance at the end of the clip, peering at the fairy tale's iconic rose. The teaser shows the Beast's dilapidated mansion, and includes a brief voice-over conversation between Ewan McGregor as Lumiere and Ian McKellen as Cogsworth. "Look, a girl," remarks Lumiere, the candelabra. "Yes, I can see it's a girl you fool," Cogsworth, the clock, »
- Lindsay Kimble, @lekimble
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