6 items from 2008
Filmz.ru got their hands on some brand new movie stills from the upcoming action film “Gran Torino” by legendary director Clint Eastwood (The Human Factor, Changeling) and starring Cory Hardrict, Geraldine Hughes, John Carroll Lynch (K-Ville), Doua Moua, Doua Moua (Dirty Movie) and Clint Eastwood as Walt Kowalski. “Gran Torino” will be in theaters everywhere on January 16, 2009. Synopsis: A disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood) sets out to reform his neighbor, a young Hmong teenager, who tried to steal Kowalski’s prized possesion: his 1972 Gran Torino. Stay tuned to Shockya.com for the latest “Gran Torino” movie stills, news and posters. »
- Brian Corder
Check out the latest movie poster from the upcoming action film “Gran Torino” by legendary director Clint Eastwood (The Human Factor, Changeling) and starring Cory Hardrict, Geraldine Hughes, John Carroll Lynch (K-Ville), Doua Moua, Doua Moua (Dirty Movie) and Clint Eastwood as Walt Kowalski. “Gran Torino” will be in theaters everywhere on January 16, 2009. Synopsis: A disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood) sets out to reform his neighbor, a young Hmong teenager, who tried to steal Kowalski’s prized possesion: his 1972 Gran Torino. Stay tuned to Toxic Shock for the latest “Gran Torino” movie news and posters. »
- Brian Corder
Imagine Entertainment recently released this brand new movie poster from the upcoming film “Changeling” by director Clint Eastwood (The Human Factor, Gran Torino) and starring Angelina Jolie (Kung Fu Panda, Wanted) and John Malkovich (Burn After Reading). Synopsis: Clint Eastwood directs Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich in a provocative thriller based on actual events: Changeling. In the film, Christine Collins’ (Jolie) prayers are met when her kidnapped son is returned. But amidst the frenzy of the photo-op reunion, she realizes this child is not hers. Facing corrupt police and a skeptical public, she desperately hunts for answers, only to be confronted by a truth that will change her forever. Los Angeles, 1928: On a Saturday morning in a working-class suburb, Christine said [...] »
- Brian Corder
A double Academy Award winner is going back to the future. Denzel Washington will star in the post-apocalyptic drama Book of Eli, to be directed by Albert and Allen Hughes, according to Variety. He will play "a lone hero in a not-too-distant apocalyptic future who must fight across America to bring society the knowledge that could be the key to its redemption." Sounds like the best of all possible worlds, doesn't it? Denzel as an intellectual action hero of the future.
Denzel has been resolutely dealing with modern-day problems for the last decade, so maybe he felt like a change of pace. As far as I can tell, the only time that Denzel's tipped his toe into future waters was back in 1995 with Brett Leonard's Virtuosity. In that movie, set just four years into the future, he faced off against a virtual reality Russell Crowe. How far into the »
- Peter Martin
4 September 2008 5:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Warner Bros.-based shingle Alcon Entertainment is financing the project and will co-produce with Silver Pictures. The company's Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson also are producing with Washington, Susan Downey and Silver Pictures' Joel Silver.
The post-apocalyptic drama is based on a story by Gary Whitta, with a rewrite by Anthony Peckham, and focuses on the not-so-distant future where America is a wasteland and a lone warrior (Washington) fights to bring society the knowledge that is key to its redemption.
Filming starts in January in New Mexico.
"This is an epic tale, a thriller set in a future uninviting yet hopeful, and its hero could not be batter suited to Denzel Washington," Alcon's Johnson and Kosove said. "The Hughes brothers will bring a bold, contemporary edge to the »
- By Leslie Simmons
And Freeman admits he is terrified he won't be able to do the role justice.
He says, "I've met Mandela several times and it's the one role which does intimidate me. How do you play a man like that? You have to get it right - otherwise there's no point." »
6 items from 2008
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