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As the Cannes Film Festival heats up, debut images from a number of films are starting to surface. We now have our first looks at the following films: A Hologram for the King – Tom Hanks stars in Cloud Atlas co-director Tom Tykwer’s comedic drama adaptation of the Dave Eggers novel, which finds a down-on-his-luck American salesman venturing to Saudi Arabia in a last-ditch effort for success. The Keeping Room – A Civil War drama from director Daniel Barber that revolves around three Southern women who must defend their home and family from an onslaught of soldiers that have broken off from the Union Army. Brit Marling (Sound of My Voice), Hailee Steinfeld, Muna Otaru, and Sam Worthington star. The Man on Carrion Road – Director Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego’s (Open Grave) drama tells the story of a retired sheriff (Ian McShane) and his replacement (Patrick Wilson) who investigate a botched cartel deal. »
- Adam Chitwood
Steinfeld's role in the Elizabeth Banks-directed comedy is still unknown, with filming already in full swing.
Details behind the plot are currently being kept under wraps.
Watch a trailer of Hailee Steinfeld in Romeo and Juliet below: »
Though he tends to play heroes more than bad guys, Sam Worthington is headed into villainous territory for the new thriller Alive Alone. He’s set to star alongside Idris Elba and Noomi Rapace.Writer Khurram Longi is using the script (a veteran of both The Black List and the Brit List) to mark his directorial debut with the New York-set thriller. Elba will play Jamal, a former detainee at Guantanamo Bay who meets and helps Sarah (Rapace) a prostitute on the run from a fearsome, violent crime boss. Worthington, as you might be able to guess, is set as the troublemaker.Thunder Road Pictures has stumped up the cash for this one, which is currently being touted to buyers at the European Film Market.Elba has three films coming up, including The Gunman, Second Coming and No Good Deed. He’s also attached to the long-gestating Luther film and »
3 items from 2014
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