The film starring Nicholas Hoult as the fantasy author will open on May 10, 2019.
Directed by Dome Karukoski, “Tolkien” explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “Fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novel.
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The full cast has also been revealed, including Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, Laura Donnelly, Genevieve O’Reilly, Pam Ferris and Derek Jacobi.
David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford wrote the screenplay. Peter Chernin is producing on
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AGC Studios will fully finance and co-produce the thriller “Voyagers” for Burger to direct, the company’s chairman and CEO Stuart Ford announced Thursday.
Burger will direct from his own original screenplay, and he’ll also produce under his Nota Bene Productions banner. Basil Iwanyk and Brendon Boyea will produce via Thunder Road Films. Ford and Agc’s Head of Film Greg Shapiro are onboard as executive producers. “Voyagers” begins production this spring and is actively casting its key roles.
“Voyagers” focuses on 30 children sent into space on a multi-generational mission to reach and populate a newly discovered planet. After the adult captain of the mission is mysteriously killed,
Hart is in final negotiations to star in Lionsgate’s and Hasbro’s movie based on the board game “Monopoly,” and Tim Story, Hart’s longtime collaborator on “Ride Along” and other stand-up specials, is in final negotiations to direct, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.
Hart will also produce through his HartBeat Productions label. HartBeat’s John Cheng will also produce and HartBeat’s Carli Haney will oversee with John Cheng. Story will produce as well through his The Story Company banner. Sharla Sumpter Bridgett, President of The Story Company, will also produce.
The logline is under wraps, but the film is inspired by Hasbro’s popular board game franchise. Hasbro
It’s Rush Week, and freshmen David (screenwriter Zachary Weiner), Ethan (Philip Andre Botello), and Justin (Zachary Byrd) are hot to pledge up and party down. Well, really it’s just one of them who’s dead set on both activities: Black, bespectacled nerd Ethan and plus-sized nerd Justin understand they are probably not at the top of any fraternity’s wish list. They’d be happy to get drunk in peaceful social isolation,
The movie will hold its world premiere at the fest, which opens on Jan. 24 in Park City, Utah. The distributor is planning a May 17 release.
“The Tomorrow Man” is written and directed by Noble Jones and produced by Luke Rivett, Nicolaas Bertelsen, James Schamus, and Tony Lipp. It also stars Derek Cecil, Katie Aselton, Sophie Thatcher, and Eve Harlow.
Lithgow will portray a man in a small town who dedicates his life to preparing for a disaster that may never come, while Danner’s character spends her time shopping for things she may never use.
“Noble Jones has created a uniquely charming love story between master actors John Lithgow and Blythe Danner,” Bleecker Street CEO Andrew Karpen said. “I’m
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That figure is similar to the one provided for “Bird Box,” the film that in addition to spawning a rash of blindfolded antics across the globe, also drew eyeballs from 45 million subscribers. That number, first sent out in a tweet, was eventually clarified to Variety by a Netflix spokesperson to mean that 45 million accounts had watched at least “70% of the total running time including credits.
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Bleecker Street has acquired North American rights to The Tomorrow Man starring John Lithgow and Blythe Danner ahead of its world premiere in Sundance on January 30.
Noble Jones’ debut feature stars Lithgow as a man who spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come, and Danner as a woman who spends her life shopping for things she may never use.
In a small town somewhere in America, the pair try to find love and not get lost in each other’s stuff. Derek Cecil, Katie Aselton, Sophie Thatcher and Eve Harlow round out the key cast.
The Blumhouse-backed “Happy Death Day 2U” is the sequel to the 2017 surprise horror hit “Happy Death Day,” written and directed by Christopher Landon and starring Jessica Rothe and Israel Broussard. Prior to Universal changing its release plans, the sequel’s theatrical date was called into question by Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jaime was one of 17 students killed when a gunman opened fire at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018.
“My daughter and 16 others were killed on February 14th,” Guttenberg wrote on Twitter. “Universal Studios is releasing a movie called ‘Happy Death Day 2U
Intimate in scope to its great advantage, “Rust Creek” begins and ends with Sawyer’s journey, with a stable of male friends and foes providing color and intrigue. When she receives word of a job interview in Washington D.C., the soon-to-be college graduate hops in her red SUV and hits the road. Following her navigation app, Sawyer turns off the highway to avoid traffic, and quickly finds herself
Benjamin Brafman, the combative lead attorney on Harvey Weinstein’s defence team who argued that the indictment against his client was flawed, has withdrawn from the case.
Brafman and Weinstein issued a statement on Thursday (17) that confirmed reports earlier this week that the pair were parting ways due to a disagreement over strategy.
The statement said the split was amicable and added that Brafman would “cooperate fully” with whomever Weinstein appoints as his new counsel, which according to the statement is expected to happen by early next week.
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The English-language version of “Dragon Ball Super: Broly,” which screened at 180 Imax and Cinemark Xd premium large format screens, generated by far the best per-screen average among the top 10 movies with $5,695. The first-day total nearly matched the entire two-week run of the 2015 release of Funimation’s “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F.”
“Dragon Ball Super: Broly” has already grossed $53 million internationally, including $29 million in Japan. Funimation is a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Television.
“Both anime and mainstream audience response to ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and president of Funimation. “We anticipated a strong opening, but we’re thrilled that the box office exceeded even the high end of our estimate. We’re thrilled to hear that countless fans have
Chan’s famous films “Police Story” and “Police Story 2” are getting the double-bill Criterion treatment. As you might expect, both films are getting brand-new 4K restorations and alternate 5.1 surround soundtracks, but there’s way more on the special-feature side of things that will be sure to excite any fan of Hong Kong cinema.
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