Later this year, Daniel Radcliffe will give us his best Allen Ginsburg impression in Kill Your Darlings. Up until now we’ve only seen some clips of the movie, but now a full-length trailer has hit the web. Watch it below. We also have a nice selection of new posters for upcoming films like All Is Lost, The Monuments Men, and The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty. All that and more below.
- Chadwick Boseman To Play James Brown: 42 star Chadwick Boseman will play musical icon James Brown in Universal Pictures’ forthcoming biopic, to be directed by The Help‘s Tate Taylor. Based on a screenplay by Jez and John-Henry Butterworth, the rags-to-riches story follows a young boy’s rise from extreme poverty and violence to becoming The Godfather of Soul and one of the most influential black artists in history. Source: Deadline
- Now You See Me Sequel Gets Same Director: Louis Leterrier will be back for the Now You See Me sequel. According to ComingSoon, the director is already planning where the second movie will go. He says that he’s coming up with, though not yet writing, the story, the plot, the twist and the new characters. Now You See Me grossed nearly $300 million worldwide. The DVD/Blu-Ray is out September 3.
- Reality Bites TV Show Underway: NBC will take us back to the 90s with a Reality Bites TV show. Vulture reports that the show will be a half-hour comedy with Ben Stiller (who directed the film) acting as an executive producer. Also, screenwriter Helen Childress is onboard to write the pilot. The show will be a lot like the movie, it’ll follow Lelaina and “her cohorts living in Houston in the early 90s and dealing with both an economic recession and their post-collegiate ennui.” Excited?
- Exodus Adds Ben Kingsley, Sigourney Weaver And More: Ridley Scott has added a number of actors to his upcoming bible epic, Exodus. Word from Deadline is that Ben Kingsley, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver and Aaron Paul are all in talks to join the film. Sir Kingsley will play a Hebrew scholar; Turturro will play Seti, Ramses’ father, while Weaver will be Tuya, Ramses’ mother. Paul is in negotiations to play Joshua, the Hebrew slave who led the chosen people into the promised land after Moses. Production will begin later this year.
- Kill Your Darlings Trailer: Daniel Radcliffe takes on American beat poet Allen Ginsberg in Kill Your Darlings. The bio-pic centers on a murder in 1944 which drew together some of the greatest poets in the beat generation, including Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. The film is directed by John Krokidas, and also features performances by Jack Huston, Ben Foster and Elizabeth Olsen. Sony will release Kill Your Darlings October 18. Here’s the first full-length trailer:
Posters & Photos:
- All Is Lost Poster: All Is Lost tells the story a man, played by Robert Redford, who finds himself fighting for his life after a random accident slowly begins to sink his boat. The film is directed by Margin Call director JC Chandor, and has received a positive response. Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions are releasing the pic on October 18. Here’s a brand new poster for the film:
- The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Poster: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a remake of the 1947 Danny Kaye original. It stars Ben Stiller as Mitty, a photo editor at LIFE magazine whose daydreaming makes him an object of ridicule and keeps him from a woman he admires, played by Kristen Wiig. He goes on a series of quests, to locate a missing image but ends up finding his true self instead. The film arrives Christmas Day. Here’s the latest poster:
- The Monuments Men Poster: George Clooney’s The Monuments Men has an intriguing cast. There’s Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin and more. The film tells the true story of a crew of art historians and curators who seek to recover stolen artwork from Hitler’s Germany as WWII ensues. The film is out Dec. 18th. Here’s a brand new poster:
- The Wolf Of Wall Street Behind-The-Scenes Photos: Martin Scorsese‘s The Wolf Of Wall Street is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. It’ll be here in just a few short months (November 15). Below you’ll find some cool behind-the-scenes photos of Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio. Check it out:
That’s the end of our round-up for this week. Keep checking back at ScreenCrave for more entertainment news and features.
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