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If you look close enough, you can literally see Oscar Isaac's star rising by the second. The Inside Llewyn Davis and A Most Violent Year actor is not only set to play a major role in the upcoming Star Wars sequel, The Force Awakens, but he's now lined up another major gig as villain in the next X-Men movie, titled X-Men: Apocalypse, due out on May 27, 2016. Inspired by the popular Age of Apocalypse comic storyline, Isaac will play Apocalypse, or En Sabah Nur, whose roots date all the way back to Ancient Egypt, hence that post-credits introduction in X-Men: Days of Future Past. This guy is pretty powerful, is said to be one of the first-ever mutants (if not the first), and may even be invincible... which should cause problems for our returning mutants, who he'll no...
- Erik Davis
Right now is a hot time for Star Wars news. The first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is about to drop, and to add more fuel to the ridiculous amount of anticipation building inside our Jedi-lovin' hearts, a new report today claims to reveal the plot for the first Star Wars spin-off movie, due to hit theaters in 2016, to be directed by Gareth Edwards (Godzilla). According to Slashfilm, the spin-off will be a sort-of prequel to A New Hope in that it will follow the rebels' attempt to steal the Death Star plans from the Empire. Remember, the rebels already have the plans in their possession at the beginning of A New Hope, so this movie will show us how they got them... and apparently it will be from an unlikely group of individuals. Bounty hunters. Yup, the...
- Erik Davis
Though it doesn’t arrive in theaters until late next year, J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens can be glimpsed via its first official teaser trailer that will be shown beginning this weekend at 30 select theaters across the United States. The 88-second trailer will play before all showtimes of all films in the chosen theaters, briefly returning viewers to a galaxy far, far away.
The first official teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will play at 30 lucky theaters beginning this Friday morning, so if you were planning on hitting the cinema with the family this Thanksgiving weekend, you just might get a look at the long-awaited next chapter in the epic space saga. And if you can’t make it to one of the select cinemas this weekend, no worries: the teaser trailer will be shown in theaters worldwide next month. Here’s the complete »
- Derek Anderson
This morning it looked like only nine movie theaters nationwide would be showing the special early teaser trailer for the hotly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but it turns out that list only consisted of the Regal Cinemas that were participating in the event. In actuality, there will be 30 theaters around the United States and Canada playing the 88-second long first look footage, and now all of those locations have been identified. Az - Phoenix - Harkins - Tempe Marketplace CA - Los Angeles - AMC - Century City CA - Los Angeles - Indep - El Capitan CA - Irvine - Regal - Spectrum Irvine 21 CA - San Francisco - AMC - Meteron 16 CA - San Jose - Cinemark - Oakridge 20 CA - San Diego - Regal - Mira Mesa 18 Can - Toronto - Cpx - Younge & Dundas Can - Vancouver - Cpx - Riverport Co - »
Earlier today, we learned that the first Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer would be playing in select theaters starting this Friday. Our original list included nine Regal Theaters, and now Disney has officially announced all 30 theaters that will play the 88-second teaser. The official Star Wars website also revealed that the teaser will be shown in theaters around the world this December. While we initially believed that the teaser would only be shown this weekend, the official website makes no mention of a cutoff date, so presumably these 30 theaters will continue to play the trailer after Sunday. Hit the jump for the full list of theaters playing the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens December 18, 2015. Here's the full list of theaters playing the teaser trailer [via StarWars.com]: Az – Phoenix – Harkins - Tempe Marketplace CA - Los Angeles – AMC - Century City »
- Matt Goldberg
Oscar Isaac, so hot right now. Oscar Isaac. He may have been snubbed by the Academy, not receiving an Oscar nod for his brilliant performance in Inside Llewyn Davis, but that was a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Not only will Isaac be seen in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Deadline is reporting that the actor has officially signed on to star in yet another gigantic geek property. Isaac will take on the villainous role of the ancient mutant Apocalypse in X-Men: Apocalypse. The Dark Knight Rises’ Tom Hardy was previously rumored to be up for the role. This news comes on the heels of reports last week that Fox is narrowing down their choices for actors to play younger versions of Jean Grey and Cyclops in the upcoming 1980s set sequel to X-Men: Days of Future Past, which will continue to follow the X-Men: First Class cast. »
- Eli Reyes
Surprise, surprise: Mockingjay - Part 1 takes the top spot at the box office - Moviefone See the first trailer for the new Star Wars this Friday - HuffPost Entertainment HBO is making a documentary about Scientology - Vulture Who do you think will make the final 3 on DWTS? - BuddyTV The best (and worst) moments from Mockingjay - Part 1 - HitFix 4 reasons to be worried about Ghostbusters 3 - Cracked Watch a clip from the Pll Christmas special - Pretty Little Liars 10 inspiring Hunger Games works of art - Moviepilot Here are Katy Perry's ideas for her Super Bowl halftime show - Popsugar Celebrity »
As was revealed early this morning (though a little prematurely), the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is coming this weekend to select movie theaters across North America. Lucasfilm has now revealed the official list of theaters showing the trailer! Come inside to see if it's hitting in a theater near you.
While we didn't have all the details, and our own sources kept bouncing back and forth between reports, I've been saying over the last few weeks that the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be hitting sometime this month. Now, that's been confirmed, and it's doing so by hitting a select (30 total) number of theaters starting this Friday. The trailer will be attached to Every movie screening at these theaters, so no matter which movie you see, you'll be seeing the first The Force Awakens footage with it.
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- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
After weeks of speculation it looks as though we finally have an answer to the most pressing movie question of 2014: When will we see the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens? The answer appears to be sooner than you think. While rumors have been circulating that the first teaser for J.J. Abrams’ highly anticipated sci-fi sequel would appear attached to prints of Peter Jackson’s third (and final) Hobbit movie, it looks as though we’ll all be returning to a galaxy far, far away a bit earlier than December. Here's what we know so far. This is the full list of theaters screening the trailer on Friday morning. Az Phoenix Harkins Tempe Marketplace CA Los Angeles AMC Century...
- Mike Bracken
Just a few hours ago, we post that a teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens would be coming to select Regal Theaters. Director J.J. Abrams, on the Bad Robot Twitter account, posted a photo confirming the teaser trailer event this Friday and also confirming its nearly minute and a half length. Shortly after that tweet, AMC Theaters announced and Cinemark Theatres announced that they would also be getting the Star Wars teaser trailer.
There is no officially available list online at the moment, but I'm sure we'll have them by the end of the day. We'll update the post when that happens.
It's been rumored that the trailer would premiere in 100 theaters in the United States alone. Also leaked is a description of what is in the teaser trailer.
Disney likes to stage big events like this, and with Lucasfilm under its wing, we are now going »
- Free Reyes
Teased in the after-credits scene of X-Men: Days of Future Past, the mega-villain known as Apocalypse, aka En Sabah Nur, was seen being worshipped like a god by a massive crowd of people in Egyptian times. With the next film in the mutant hero series titled X-Men: Apocalypse, it was no secret that the ancient being would be the head villain in the next installment, and we now know that he will be played by Oscar Isaac.
Variety reports that Oscar Isaac has signed on to play Apocalypse in X-Men: Apocalypse, due out in theaters from 20th Century Fox on May 27th, 2016. Viewers may remember Isaac from an array of past roles, including the redemptive ex-con Standard in 2011’s Drive, the musician Reeves in 2011’s 10 Years, the titular character in 2013’s Inside Llewyn Davis, and the lead character Abel Morales in the upcoming A Most Violent Year. Isaac also plays »
- Derek Anderson
Update: StarWars.com has revealed the full list of theaters that will be playing the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer starting Friday. Find it below. This morning, our scoop about the Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer hitting select theaters this Friday was confirmed. Regal Cinemas mistakenly jumped the gun and revealed which of their […]
The post ‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’ Trailer Arrives Friday; Full Theater List Here appeared first on /Film. »
- Germain Lussier
Something major is coming your way on Thanksgiving… J.J. Abrams just announced that fans will get a quick glimpse at the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens on the holiday in select theaters. In a tweet he posted, showing off a handwritten note from his own personal stationery, Abrams revealed that Star Wars fanatics will get "a tiny peek at what we're working on." He added, "Hope you enjoy and have a most excellent Thanksgiving." And besides the major announcement, Abrams divulged that the teaser clip will be all of 88 seconds. Yep, that's right. It'll be a blink-and-you-may-miss-it moment that you'll surely want to savor. So far there's »
The amount of speculation and chatter about the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer has finally culminated in an early Christmas treat for fans. Which is absolutely deserved after we’ve waded through a host of various reports hinting at the contents of the trailer, when we’ll see it and which movie it will appear before in cinemas. Now, after weeks of anticipation, director J.J. Abrams has officially dished the date: Friday, 28th November.
Abrams took to Twitter to reveal the news, via one of his legendary scrawled notes:
— Bad Robot (@bad_robot) November 24, 2014
The 88-second preview will land this Friday, as selected cinemas across the U.S. are participating in a never-before-attempted event. For those cinema chains taking part, the trailer will play before every single showing of every single movie Friday through Sunday. Abrams and Bad Robot’s decision to »
- Gem Seddon
Do you live in Irvine, San Diego, Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Warrington, Knoxville, Houston, or Seattle, and don't feel like talking to your family for two days straight this Thanksgiving? Well, if you go see a movie at your local Regal, you will see the first trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens. This weekend, only at those nine Regal theaters, the never-before-seen trailer will play before every movie. No word when the trailer will find itself online — legally, that is. Illegally, it will definitely find itself online every hour or so.Update: It appears Regal was a bit overzealous with its claim (with a name like Regal, what do you expect). AMC has confirmed that the trailer will be playing at select theaters of theirs as well (exact locations to come), a point J.J. Abrams confirmed with a fun little note he tweeted. Also in the »
- Jesse David Fox
Following his impressive turn in Inside Llewyn Davis and his casting in the first new Star Wars sequel Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Oscar Isaac will lead the villainry in Bryan Singer’s X-men: Apocalypse for 20th Century Fox. Isaac will play the god-like lead villain Apocalypse in the movie, which is written by Singer, Simon Kinberg, Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris.
You can read more about the character of Apocalypse (picture below) here.
Source: Deadline »
- Paul Heath
According to Variety, the actor, who is soon-to-be-seen in Star Wars: The Force Awakens emerged victorious from the pile of big name stars that had been rumoured to be in the lead for the role including Tom Hardy and Idris Elba. The sequel, which is set for 2016 and features a returning cast that includes Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, and Evan Peters, is said to be set in the 1980s.
So who exactly is Apocalypse? The X-Men’s foe is known as En Sabah Nur or “The First One” who we got a glimpse of in the post-credits sequence at the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past (where he was played by another actor). A super villain with mutant powers, Apocalypse was »
- Rachel West
Start playing that classic John Williams score, "Star Wars" is coming. Okay, fine, you knew that already and you also already knew when "Episode VII," "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is due to hit theaters (December 18, 2015). But, now, we know when the trailer is going to arrive and maybe even where. According to a tweet from director Jj Abrams and Bad Robot, we only have to wait until this Friday until we get the first glimpse of what he has been working on. Sadly, it really will only be a glimpse as the trailer is a 88 mere seconds long. Thanksgiving pic.twitter.com/46811BgWiF — Bad Robot (@bad_robot) November 24, 2014 For a while, Regal Cinemas reportedly offered up a list of the theaters where they'll be showing that trailer, but they may have let the cat out of the bag too soon. The page in question now merely says to "check »
- HitFix Staff
If nothing else, the "X-Men" series has one of the most interesting revolving casts in any of the various superhero franchises currently being produced. It was already interesting enough knowing that they were going to push Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence center-stage for this one to emphasize the love story between Magneto and Mystique. Those two are both such heavy hitters that it sounds genuinely exciting to have them carrying the film. In addition, Channing Tatum is supposed to join the ensemble this time as Gambit, a fan-favorite that was handled poorly in the first "Wolverine" spin-off. But now comes word that Oscar Isaac is joining the new film "X-Men: Apocalypse," and that's enormously exciting. I'm eager for people to get a look at Jc Chandor's new film "A Most Violent Year" soon, because I think the work Isaac does in it is remarkable. He's been slowly but surely »
- Drew McWeeny
Though Tom Hardy was rumored to be in the running to play the title villain in the next installment of the X-Men franchise, the role has gone to one of the cast members of Star Wars: The Force Awakens (which will unleash a teaser trailer this weekend). Variety reports that 20th Century Fox has signed Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis, A Most Violent Year) to play the villain Apocalypse in the aptly titled X-Men: Apocalypse, already slated for release on May 27th, 2016. This comes just after learning that Fox is also eyeing actors and actresses to play the roles of young Cyclops and Jean Grey for the sequel set in the 80s. Apocalypse is believed to be the first mutant in human history. Through his years, Apocalypse inherits some alien technology from cosmic beings known as Celestials. This combined with his immortality, and menacing abilities nearly makes him invincible. »
- Ethan Anderton
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