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Ewan McGregor to direct American Pastoral 0

Ewan McGregor to direct American Pastoral

Ewan McGregor will make his directing debut with an adaptation of Philip Roth’s American Pastoral for Lakeshore Entertainment. He’s taking over from Phillip Noyce who was first attached to the project over ten years ago. McGregor will also star in the family drama about Seymour “Swede” Levov, a legendary high school athlete who grows up to...

Far from the Madding Crowd - Trailer 0

Far from the Madding Crowd – Trailer

See Carey Mulligan as Bathsheba Everdeen alongside Matthias Schoenaerts, Tom Sturrdige and Michael Sheen in Thomas Vinterberg’s adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s classic novel Far from the Madding Crowd. Fox Searchlight will open the film May 1, 2015 in limited release.

Paul Greengrass to direct 1984 0

Paul Greengrass to direct 1984

Paul Greengrass has signed on to direct a new adaptation of George Orwell’s classic novel, 1984, for Sony Pictures. James Graham will write the screenplay, based on the novel’s story of a man who rewrites history as a job and attempts to rebel by falling in love with a woman — a dangerous endeavor in a...

Watch Jessica Chastain in a clip from A Most Violent Year 0

Watch Jessica Chastain in a clip from A Most Violent Year

A24 has released the very first clip from A Most Violent Year, featuring Jessica Chastain and David Oyelowo. A Most Violent Year is a searing crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically the most dangerous year in the city’s history. From acclaimed writer/director J.C. Chandor, and starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica...

Trailer for The Peanuts Movie! 0

Trailer for the Peanuts movie!

In Peanuts, a 3D, CGI animated comedic adventure, Snoopy, the world’s most lovable beagle – and flying ace! – embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home. The Peanuts movie hits theaters everywhere...

Paul Wesley to star in Convergence 0

Paul Wesley to move into sci-fi for Convergence

Paul Wesley (TV’s “Vampire Diaries”) will star in and produce the sci-fi, action movie Convergence. The story will follow a group of underground biotech engineers, including an MIT student wunderkind, exploring a new technology far beyond their expectations and beyond the limits of human control. The film is described as a college-age ensemble piece in the...

The Divergent Series: Insurgent - Teaser Trailer and Poster 0

The Divergent Series: Insurgent – Teaser Trailer and Poster

Summit Entertainment has released a teaser trailer for the second installment of the Divergent Series, starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Academy Award® Winner Octavia Spencer, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Janet McTeer, Daniel Dae Kim, with Naomi Watts, and Academy Award® Winner Kate Winslet. The Divergent Series:...

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb - Brand New Trailer 0

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb – Brand New Trailer

20th Century Fox has released a brand new trailer for the upcoming family adventure, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. Starring Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Dan Stevens, Ben Kingsley, Steve Coogan, Ricky Gervais, Rebel Wilson, the film hits theaters everywhere on December 19, 2014! Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled...

John August to write Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 0

John August to write Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

John August has signed on to write the big screen adaptation of Alvin Schwartz’s best-selling Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, a collection of spooky stories for kids. August is taking over from Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton (“Saw”) and will go back to the source material to provide a new draft for CBS Films....

Exodus: Gods and Kings - Final Trailer! 0

Exodus: Gods and Kings – Final Trailer!

From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he...

Anna Kendrick in talks to star in The Accountant 0

Anna Kendrick in talks to star in The Accountant

Anna Kendrick is in early talks to star opposite Ben Affleck in The Accountant. Gavin O’Connor is set to direct the thriller for Warner Bros, based on the original script by Bill Dubuque. Affleck will star as the mild-mannered accountant who moonlights as a lethal assassin. Filming is planned to start in January.

Armie Hammer to star in The Birth of a Nation 0

Armie Hammer to star in The Birth of a Nation

Armie Hammer has joined the historical drama about the slave rebellion in Virginia, The Birth of a Nation. The film will be the directorial debut of Nate Parker, who has also written the screenplay and will star as Nat Turner. The story follows Turner and a band of about 70 rebel slaves, who killed between 55...

Mark Rylance to play The BFG 0

Mark Rylance to play The BFG

Veteran stage and screen actor, Mark Rylance, has been cast to play a Big Friendly Giant, in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The BFG. Published in 1982, the children’s novel tells the story of a young girl, the Queen of England and the BFG, who set out on an adventure to capture the evil, man-eating...