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The second trailer has arrived online for Knight of Cups, the latest film from acclaimed director Terrence Malick, which stars Cate Blanchett, Christian Bale and Natalie Portman. Watch it below after the official synopsis…
See Also: New images from Knight of Cups
Rick (Bale) is a slave to the Hollywood system. He is addicted to success but simultaneously despairs at the emptiness of his life. He is at home in a world of illusions but seeks real life. Like the tarot card of the title, Rick is easily bored and needs outside stimulation. But the Knight of Cups is also an artist, a romantic and an adventurer.
In Terrence Malick’s seventh film a gliding camera once again accompanies a tormented hero on his search for meaning. Once again a voiceover is laid over images which also seek their own authenticity. And once again Malick seems to put the world out of joint. »
- Amie Cranswick
Last December, just months before its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival, the first trailer was released for Knight of Cups, the latest from director Terrence Malick. We haven't heard anything about this mysterious project since then, but today, Broad Green Pictures has released the second trailer, which only features a few brief new shots that weren't included in the first trailer, amounting to roughly 10 seconds of new footage. Unfortunately, these never-before-seen moments don't give us any added insight into this story.
Once there was a young prince whose father, the king of the East, sent him down into Egypt to find a pearl. But when the prince arrived, the people poured him a cup. Drinking it, he forgot he was the son of a king, forgot about the pearl and fell into a deep sleep. Rick's (Christian Bale) father used to read this story to him as a boy. »
From Broad Green Pictures, watch the brand new trailer for Knight Of Cups .
The cast includes Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Brian Dennehy, Antonio Banderas, Freida Pinto, Wes Bentley, Isabel Lucas, Teresa Palmer, Imogen Poots, Armin Mueller-Stahl and the voice of Ben Kingsley.
Rick is a slave to the Hollywood system. He is addicted to success but simultaneously despairs at the emptiness of his life. He is at home in a world of illusions but seeks real life. Like the tarot card of the title, Rick is easily bored and needs outside stimulation. But the Knight of Cups is also an artist, a romantic and an adventurer.
In Terrence Malick’s seventh film a gliding camera once again accompanies a tormented hero on his search for meaning. »
- Michelle McCue
Christian Bale finds himself in only the most strange ways in the visually stunning trailer for the upcoming coming-of-age film Knight of Cups. He gets down on all fours as a woman guides him by a leash at a wild Hollywood party, he engages in a "love experience" chasing a woman around an apartment, he submerges and suspends himself in water, he even hugs Brian Dennehy. In voiceover, the actor pontificates, "All those years, living the life of someone I didn't even know."
Prior to joining Alvarez’s team, Reinhold worked at Relativity Media in multiple capacities. He worked on Gina Prince-Bythewood’s “Beyond the Lights” starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Nate Parker; Luis Prieto’s “Kidnap, starring Halle Berry; and Richard Raymond’s “Desert Dancer,” starring Reece Ritchie and Freida Pinto.
Reinhold began his career in publicity at Overture Films.
- Dave McNary
David Oyelowo, Freida Pinto, Jabbar Raisani, James Frey, Usher and a host of other creative talents have come together to create "Black Knight Decoded," an action-packed, first-of-its-kind short film produced by Levity Entertainment Group (Leg) and Pepsi. "Black Knight Decoded" imagines a rich fictional narrative around what some people believe is a very real entity, the Black Knight satellite. The film, which features an original track, "Miracles," from Usher, tells a story of a father (Oyelowo), his daughter (played by Layla Crawford) and his co-conspirator (Pinto) on their quest to decode radio signals transmitted from the »
- Tambay A. Obenson
Marriott Content Studio is expanding on its first short film franchise. The digital studio owned by the international hotel chain has started production on Two Bellmen Two, starring Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto.
Written by Daniel Malakai Cabrera, Two Bellmen Two is the sequel to Marriott’s first original short film Two Bellmen, which debuted in March 2015 and has over 5.1 million views on YouTube alone to date. The sophomore short in the Two Bellmen franchise tells the story of Sandra (played by Pinto), a businesswoman who arrives at the Jw Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai to give an important presentation. But when the Usb drive with her speech and confidential information is lost, Two Bellmen Two re-introduces viewers to bellhops Gage (played by William Spencer) and Christian (Caine Sinclair) who race through the streets of Dubai on horse, jet ski, skateboard, and other such unusual transportation methods to recover the device. »
- Bree Brouwer
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences feted its newest crop of budding film scribes and marked the 30th Anniversary of the Nicholl Fellowships in screenwriting Wednesday evening at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
The event, directed and produced by Rodrigo Garcia and Julie Lynn, featured live readings of scenes from each of the five winning scripts, to which “Slumdog Millionaire” actress Freida Pinto, “Straight Outta Compton” star O’Shea Jackson Jr., Kathy Baker and Jimmy Smits lent their voices.
Academy CEO Dawn Hudson noted the tremendous growth of the Nicholl program over the course of its 30-year history, telling the audience that only 99 entries were received when the fellowships were first implemented. This year, the Academy received 7,442 submissions, with applicants hailing from Spain, the U.K., Australia, Israel, Pakistan, Brazil, South Korea and throughout the United States. The winners receive a $35,000 prize and must write a »
- Andrea Seikaly
“Tracking Shot” is a top of month featurette here on Ioncinema.com that looks at the projects that are moments away from lensing. This November, we’ve got a fivesome of projects that we feel are worth signaling out, but before we put the focus on those, the previous month was a rather fruitful one for mostly indiewood film productions. Films that we’ll be seeing in 2016 and which are for the most part still filming include: Mark Williams‘ workplace drama The Headhunter’s Calling (with Alison Brie, Gretchen Mol, Gerard Butler, Willem Dafoe, Alfred Molina), Philippe Falardeau‘s bio boxing drama The Bleeder (with Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Elisabeth Moss), Taron Lexton’s coming-of-ager In Search of Fellini (with Ksenia Solo, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Maria Bello), Kevin Tent‘s Black List scripted rom-com (with Domhnall Gleeson, Christina Applegate, Thomas Haden Church, Nina Dobrev), Sophie Brooks‘ NYC set Euro-fizzled comedy, »
- Eric Lavallee
Michelle Rodriguez, star of Avatar and a series stalwart on Universal’s petrolhead Fast and Furious franchise, has agreed a deal to topline gender-swapping thriller Tomboy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Directed by Walter Hill, the project has already recruited Sigourney Weaver for the role of a rogue surgeon, who plays an instrumental part across the course of the atypical action flick. Stepping into the shoes of a deadly and feared assassin, Rodriguez’s hitman is known by many and feared by all, but when a deal goes south with a group of lowly gangsters, the character is left in the hands of Weaver’s trigger-happy doctor, who turns the lead character into a woman. From hitman to hitwoman, Rodriquez soon sets about exacting her revenge, teaming up with a nurse named Johnnie to ensure nobody befalls the same fate.
It’s certainly a fascinating set-up on paper, but it »
- Michael Briers
Walter Hill is tackling gender reassignment themes in his next film, albeit in the guise of an action thriller. Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney Weaver are on board to star in Tomboy, A Revenger’s Tale. Hill has written the script based on a story by Denis Hamill, which sees a top assassin double-crossed by gangsters and handed over to a rogue surgeon (Weaver) who turns him into a woman. Now a hit woman, she heads out for some vengeance, aided by a nursed named Johnnie who also has secrets. It’ll be an interesting role for Rodriguez to tackle and a welcome leading performance give how often she’s been in ensembles recently. She’s taking over the job from Freida Pinto, who was attached a couple of months ago before the film made its initial rounds at the Toronto Film Festival’s market. Hill will start rolling the cameras next month in Vancouver. »
Looks like Freida Pinto has a new leading gentleman in her life. The Knight of Cups actress was spotted sharing a passionate smooch with pro polo player Ronnie Bacardi while out on a date night in Beverly Hills on Monday, Oct. 12. The pair, who previously traveled together to Vancouver for Pinto’s 31st birthday, only had eyes for each other as they waited in line at specialty ice cream shop Salt & Straw after having dinner at nearby Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chao. Both were dressed casually for [...] »
The 2012 gang rape and murder of Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old medical student in Delhi, India, sparked a nationwide outcry against an entire culture’s systemic abuse and dehumanization of women. Delving into the horrific particulars of that case, Leslee Udwin’s hour-long activist documentary “India’s Daughter” makes for grim, infuriating and sadly necessary viewing, its despair tinged with the faintest hope that the protestors’ call for gender equality may yet be reignited. If Udwin’s dramatic reconstruction of events at times veers from sensitive toward sensationalist, her unflinching access to her subjects offers chilling insight into the minds of men who are taught, at an early age, to view women with a matter-of-fact contempt that can escalate all too easily into lethal aggression.
As demonstrated at film’s end by a list of depressing global statistics pertaining to sexual violence against women, these lessons have a painful relevance well beyond India. »
- Justin Chang
Break out your binoculars because there's been a lovebird sighting! Freida Pinto stepped out on the town for a romantic evening of rodizio at Fogo de Chao restaurant in Beverly Hills on Oct. 12 alongside a mystery man E! News has identified as professional polo player Ronnie Barcardi. After seeing these photos, all we can say is—Dev Patel who? The 31-year-old, who dated Patel for six years after meeting on the set of their breakout film Slumdog Millionaire in 2008, looks fully enamored with her dark-haired hunk. After dining at the Brazillian steakhouse, the couple topped off the evening with a sweet ice-cream treat at Salt & Straw. There was no lack of touching »
When HBO aired its vampire series True Blood, its arrival came at just the right time. The Twilight series was everywhere and horror was hitting the mainstream at every shopping mall in America. True Blood had creator Alan Ball at its side, therefore, already providing a sense of authenticity due to his resume consisting of the Oscar winning American Beauty and HBO’s earlier series, Six Feet Under. It’s through True Blood that America was introduced to Australian actor Ryan Kwanten who played the air headed yet lovable Jason Stackhouse. Kwanten has created a name for himself in the genre with Knights Of Badassdom, Dead Silence, and the underrated Griff The Invisible. His career is subtle overall, but he has the charisma to become a leading man and hope he gets a role that will get a more mainstream appeal. He seems to want to feel out other genres and avoid typecasting and, »
- Jovy Skol
Want to win “Blunt Force Trauma” on Blu-ray? Tweet @ShockYa to enter (or comment below) and we’ll pick an entry at random. Entries Must be in by 12Pm Est on Friday October 9th. U.S. Only Please. Thanks for entering and good luck!! Two duelists wearing Kevlar vests stand in opposing circles; face each other, draw and shoot. The one left standing in the circle wins. John (Ryan Kwanten), a talented young shooter seeks the ultimate due with the champion, Zorringer (Mickey Rouke), while Colt (Freida Pinto) seeks revenge for the death of her brother. The new movie stars Mickey Rourke, Freida Pinto, Ryan Kwanten, and Maruia Shelton. “Blunt Force Trauma” [ Read More ]
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- Rudie Obias
Blunt Force Trauma follows the journey of John (Kwanten) and the aptly-named Colt (Pinto) as gunfighters and lovers, as they attempt to climb the ranks in the underground dueling world.
Speaking about the movie, Kwanten told us that it's not your typical Taken-style action film: "It really had some interesting existential throwbacks to the 1970s-style films, which I really like.
"I obviously grew up in the '70s, I remember my dad showing me High Plains Drifter when I was way too young! There was some nice allusions to that, »
To mark the release of Blunt Force Trauma on 5th October, we’ve been given 5 copies to give away on DVD. Starring Mickey Rourke (Sin City), Ryan Kwanten (True Blood) and Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire), Blunt Force Trauma follows the journey of John (Kwanten) and Colt (Pinto), gunfighters and sometimes lovers, on parallel but very
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Filming wrapped a year ago and was shot entirely in Bogota, Colombia. Rourke portrays a champion of underground gunfights, while Kwanten’s character seeks the ultimate duel and Pinto’s character seeks revenge for the death of her brother.
Voltage is handling international sales.
- Dave McNary
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- Monica Sisavat
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