Noah opened in theaters today, and because it’s a Bible-based film, it has accumulated a fair share of religious haters who denounce it for taking “artistic liberties.” However, there are a few religious leaders who’ve stood up for the film. You can hear their praises in a new featurette (below) Also, Captain America: The Winter Soldier got a cool retro poster. And it looks like Kevin Smith is going to host his own show on AMC. All that and more below.
- Kevin Smith Will Be A Late Night Host: AMC is making Kevin Smith a late-night host, which is absolutely perfect. According to EW, the TV network is developing a late-night talk show titled Hollywood Babble-On, starring Smith and the co-host of his popular podcast Ralph Garman. Along with that, AMC has also renewed Smith’s Comic Book Men for a fourth season, and is developing another docuseries featuring cllector Comic Book Men regular Robert Bruce, “following him and other experts as they comb the country searching real estate sales, auction houses and flea markets to find rare items (sort of like Antiques Roadshow for geeks).” Wadda ya think?
- New Jupiter Ascending Trailer: Here’s a new still for Jupiter Ascending, which stars Channing Tatum. and Mila Kunis. In the film, Jupiter Jones (Kunis) was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning toilets and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine (Tatum), a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along – her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos. The movie opens July 18.
- Two More Trailers For Game Of Thrones: HBO has released a couple more trailers for Game Of Thrones. The show returns April 6. Check it out:
- Noah Featurette: Paramount has released a new featurette for Noah, starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Anthony Hopkins and Logan Lerman. In this clip, religious leaders step up to defend the film from other religious critics. The most notable appearance is by Christian media speaker Phil Cooke, who praises the film as “powerful,” “profound,” “pro-faith and pro-God” work. Check it out:
- The History Of The Movie Trailer: Want a crash course on the history of movie trailers? In the video below, editor and director John P. Hess goes back to the very beginning of the humble trailer. It’s only 15-minutes, so check it out:
[via A.V. Club]
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- New Jupiter Ascending Poster: And here’s the latest poster for Jupiter Ascending:
- New Poster For Captain America: The Winter Soldier: A cool new poster for Captain America: The Winter Soldier has hit the web. Created by comic book artist Paolo Rivera, the new poster is done in an old school style. The film opens April 4. 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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