The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is one of the most anticipated movies of the year, and Lionsgate has revealed the First Look at the film. There’s two clips, plus a series of stills and a poster. Check it out below. Also, we have a clip for Foxcatcher, starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum. There’s also a couple new posters for films like The Rover and What If. All that and more below.
- Ridley Scott To Direct The Martian: Ridley Scott is in talks to direct The Martian, starring Matt Damon. The 20th Century Fox project was originally going to be directed by Drew Goddard, but he left the film due to Sony’s Sinister Six. Scott will also produce The Martian, which is based on a self-published book by Andy Weir. The film has been described as something in the vein of Cast Away and Apollo 13. [via THR]
- Nicolas Winding Refn To Helm The Bringing: Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn is in talks to direct The Bringing, a horror movie spec by Brandon and Phillip Murphy. According to TheWrap, the project is inspired by the mysterious death of Elisa Lam at the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles. The Bringing, which is being developed at Sony, will follow a man investigating a death at the hotel, and there are supernatural elements to the story.
- Kathryn Bigelow And Tom Hardy Set For True American: Kathryn Bigelow‘s next film will be an adaptation of The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas. The film will star Tom Hardy and be produced by Megan Ellison‘s Annapurna Pictures. True American tells the story of “Rais Uddin Bhuiyan, a Bangladeshi who had recently immigrated to the U.S. and was working in a mini-mart when 9/11 happened. In the days after the terror attacks, Mark Stroman, going on what he considered a patriotic spree, shot Bhuiyan and workers at other gas stations. Two other victims died but Buiyan lived. Stroman, meanwhile, got the death penalty…Ten years later, in an effort to find healing, Bhuiyan wrestled a series of obstacles in order to meet his shooter and publicly forgive him. He then fought the state and the governor to have Stroman’s life spared.”
- First Clip For The Rover: Written and directed by David Michod, The Rover stars Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson as two guys on the road in a post-apocalyptic world. Set 10 years following the collapse of society, Pattinson plays a gang member who gets left behind after a robbery, and Pearce is the victim he’s forced to help recover the one thing that still matters to him. The first official clip has landed online check it out:
- Clip For Foxcatcher: Below is the first clip for the dramatic film Foxcatcher, starring Steve Carell as an overweight millionaire named John du Pont, whose “notorious relationship with Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler Dave Shultz (Mark Ruffalo) ended with the grisly demise of the professional athlete.” The film is directed by Moneyball helmer Bennett Miller. This is surprisingly dark material for Carell, but this is the kind of stuff he left The Office for, so more power to him. Foxcatcher is set to hit theaters November 14th.
- First Look At The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1: Mockingjay – Part 1 will hit theaters later this year, and we’re finally getting a first look at what lies ahead. This time around, Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence, reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol. The movie hits theaters November 21, 2014. Below you’ll see a teaser for the motion poster, and a profile on Julianne Moore, who will appear in Part 1. Check it out:
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- New Poster For The Rover: And here’s a new poster for The Rover, which is set to hit theaters June 20th.
- First Look At The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1: Below you’ll find a series of stills plus the first official poster for the film:
- New Stills And Poster For What If: What If, previously known as The F Word, stars Daniel Radcliffe as a med school dropout who falls for a perky animator, played by Zoe Kazan (Ruby Sparks), who unfortunately has had a boyfriend since, like, forever. Adam Driver, Mackenzie Davis, Megan Park and Oona Chaplin also star. CBS Films bought the U.S. rights to the project after its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival in September and will release it at the end of summer.
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