Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Updated: David Fincher's 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Trailer Released

 Below is your first look at the US remake of 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,' which has just leaked online. The US adaption will be released in the states on December 21st and has been tagged as 'The Feel Bad Movie Of Christmas' stars Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Robin Wright, Stellan Skarsgård, Christopher Plummer, Joely Richardson, Yorick van Wageningen and Steven Berkoff. The impressive trailer features a cover of Led Zeppelin's 'Immigrant Song' by Trent Reznor & Karen O.

Update: Official Green Band Trailer

'Breaking Bad' Season 4 Trailer

The Official AMC Breaking Bad Season 4 Trailer.

AMC will premiere the highly anticipated fourth season of its Emmy® Award-winning series Breaking Bad on Sunday, July 17 at 10PM | 9C. From acclaimed writer/producer/director Vince Gilligan and produced by Sony Pictures Television, the series follows the story of a desperate man who turns to a life of crime to secure his family's financial security.

Season 4 consists of 13, one-hour episodes.

'Spy Kids: All the Time in the World' Trailer

Trailer for Robert Rodriguez's fourth installment of Spy Kids, 'Spy Kids: All the Time in the World.' It stars Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven, Joel McHale, Rowan Blanchard, Mason Cook, Antonio Banderas, Danny Trejo, Ricky Gervais, Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara.

On the surface, Marissa Cortez Wilson (Jessica Alba) has it all...married to a famous spy hunting television reporter, a new baby and intelligent twin step kids. But in reality, trying to mother Rebecca (Rowan Blanchard) and Cecil (Mason Cook), who clearly don't want her around, is her toughest challenge yet. Also, her husband, Wilbur (Joel McHale), wouldn't know a spy if he lived with one which is exactly the case - Marissa’s a retired secret agent.

Marissa's world is turned upside down when the maniacal Timekeeper (Jeremy Piven) threatens to take over the planet and she's called back into action by the head of OSS, home of the greatest spies and where the now-defunct Spy Kids division was created. With Armageddon quickly approaching, Rebecca and Cecil are thrust into action when they learn their boring stepmom was once a top agent and now the world's most competitive ten year olds are forced to put their bickering aside and rely on their wits. With a little help from a couple of very familiar Spy Kids, Carmen (Alexa Vega) and Juni Cortez (Daryl Sabara), and some mind-blowing gadgets, they just may be able to save the world and possibly bring their family together while they're at it.

It opens in 3D and 2D theaters on August 19.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Zach Braff Joins 'Oz, the Great and Powerful'

Another great addition to an already stellar cast, Zach Braff has joined Sam Raimi's 'Oz, the Great and Powerful,' his role is said to be that of Franco's character's "loyal but under-appreciated" assistant, Frank.

The Disney release, a prequel to the 1939 MGM musical, The Wizard of Oz, will star James Franco as a younger version of the Wizard from the original film, who winds up in Oz following a balloon accident. The cast is also set to include Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Joey King.

'Oz, the Great and Powerful' is set to hit theaters on March 8, 2013.

'50/50' Trailer

First trailer is out for Jonathan Levine's '50/50' starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston and Philip Baker Hall

The dram'edy is a funny, touching, and original story of friendship, love, and survival, in no particular order. Joseph Gordon-Levitt toplines opposite Seth Rogen as the twentysomething who's been diagnosed with cancer and decides to use humor in helping fight against the disease.

It has a 30 September 2011 released date for the US.

'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' Feature Trailer

The feature trailer for 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' is now below, co-written and produced by Guillermo del Toro with Troy Nixey at the helm.

Starring Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce and Bailee Madison. The story follows Sally (Madison), a young girl who moves to Rhode Island to live with her father (Pearce) and his new girlfriend (Holmes) in the 19th-century mansion they are restoring. Having stumbled upon the mansion’s hidden basement, Sally starts hearing voices calling out from the bolted ash pit, imploring her to open it. Sally obliges and unwittingly unleashes something so terrible, so unthinkable, that everyone's life – hers most of all - is placed in immediate and grave danger.

It gets released 12 August for us in Ireland and the UK, 26 August for the US.

'Akira' Loses Another Director

Neo Tokyo is safe for a little while longer as the live action remake of Akria has lost its second director. Albert Hughes who replaced Ruairi Robinson has now left the project, the intention of Warner Bros. now is to keep the picture on a fast track and find a replacement for the director's chair quickly.

'Akira' is based on the original manga by Katsuhiro Otomo which he adapted as an anime in 1988, depicting a sci-fi cyberpunk dystopia.

Its Game Over For David O. Russell Directing 'Uncharted: Drake's Fortune'

David O. Russell will no longer direct the film adaptation of the video game series 'Uncharted: Drake's Fortune.'

The project is still in development at Columbia Pictures and was formerly working from a script by Russell, Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer. Creative differences have been cited as the reason for Russell's departure and a new screenwriter is being sought.

While its not offical its most likely Mark Wahlberg is also no longer involved in the adaptation.

'Happy Feet Two' Teaser Trailer

The teaser trailer for the sequel to the Academy Award winning animated smash hit, 'Happy Feet Two' is now below.

Directed by George Miller and starring Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Hank Azaria, Alecia Moore (Pink), Brad Pitt, Matt Damom and Sofia Vergara.

Mumble, The Master of Tap, has a problem because his tiny son Erik is choreo-phobic. Reluctant to dance, Erik runs away and encounters The Mighty Sven - a penguin who can fly!! Mumble has no hope of competing with this charismatic new role model. But things get worse when the world is shaken by powerful forces. Erik learns of his father's 'guts and grit' as Mumble brings together the penguin nations and all manner of fabulous creatures - from tiny Krill to giant Elephant Seals - to put things right.

Updated: 'True Blood:' First Three Minutes Of Season 4

Here's the first three minutes of Episode One of HBO's 'True Blood' Season 4.

Sookie journeys away from Bon Temps; Eric and Bill try to win back the human public; Jason learns that no good deed goes unpunished; Tara finds refuge in close quarters; Sam bonds with his own; Hoyt and Jessica debate the dinner menu; Jesus urges Lafayette to join a coven; Terry tries to alleviate Arleneʼs fears about the baby. (Written by Alexander Woo; directed by Michael Lehmann.)

Alan Ball's 'True Blood' stars Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, Kevin Alejandro, Nelsan Ellis, Jim Parrack, Deborah Ann Woll, Sam Trammell, Kristin Bauer, Rutina Wesley, Carrie Preston, Joe Manganiello, and Ryan Kwanten. The Season 4 newcomers include Gary Cole, Daniel Buran, Dane DeHaan, Rebecca Wisocky, Janina Gavankar, Alexandra Breckenridge, Vedette Lim, Christina Moore, Neil Hopkins, and Chris Butler.

The season will premiere on June 26, 2011 on HBO.



Update: Break Up Trailer

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Who Will Direct 'The Wolverine' ?

20th Century Fox have narrowed down to a list of directors who they want to replace Darren Aronofsky on 'The Wolverine' has been without a director.

The list consists of:

Jose Padilha (Elite Squad, the upcoming RoboCop reboot, the just-announced Tri-Border.)
Doug Liman (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Bourne Identity)
Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, Brooklyn's Finest)
Mark Romanek (One Hour Photo, Never Let Me Go)
Justin Lin (Fast Five, Better Luck Tomorrow)
Gavin O'Connor (Miracle, Pride and Glory)
James Mangold (Walk the Line, 3:10 to Yuma)
Gary Shore (primarily television commercials)

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

'True Blood' Season 4 Trailers

'True Blood' returns to HBO with its fourth season on Sunday June 26th, here is the latest trailer for the new season.



Update: 2 new trailers:

'Cowboys & Aliens:' TV Spot

Second TV spot for Jon Favreau's 'Cowboys & Aliens,' starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Adam Beach, Paul Dano, Noah Ringer, Keith Carradine, Clancy Brown, Ana de la Reguera and Abigail Spencer.

Updated: 'X-Men: First Class:' Sequel Details, Featurette, Clip & New TV Spot

With 'X-Men: First Class' hitting cinemas shortly, director Matthew Vaughn has spoken about sequel directions, saying:
"Yeah, definitely. I really loved working with them, and with Michael [Fassbender] and James [McAvoy], the chemistry was really lovely. I've got some ideas for the opening for the next film. I thought it would be fun to open with the Kennedy Assassination, and we reveal that the magic bullet was controlled by Magneto. 
That would explain the physics of it, and we see that he's pissed off because Kennedy took all the credit for saving the world and mutants weren't even mentioned. And we could go from there, and I've got some fun ideas about what other mutants to bring in. I don't want to tempt fate, though. If the film's a hit, of course I'd be interested. I really enjoyed making it."
Also below is a new clip, a sneak peek featurette and a new TV Spot for the film. It gets released June 3rd for the US, June 1st for us in Ireland and the UK.

Starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, January Jones, Kevin Bacon, Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence, Caleb Landry Jones, Lucas Till, Edi Gathegi, Jason Flemyng, Oliver Platt, Morgan Lily, Zoe Kravitz and Bill Bilner. 'X-Men: First Class' charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, and reveals a secret history of famous global events.

Before mutants had revealed themselves to the world, and before Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Not archenemies, they were instead at first the closest of friends, working together with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to prevent nuclear Armageddon. In the process, a grave rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X's X-Men.

Sneak peek Featurette:


TV Spot:


Clip:


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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

'Louie' Season 2 Teaser

Here's the season 2 teaser trailer for Louis C.K.'s FX series 'Louie.'

The series is loosely based on Louis C.K.'s life, showing him as a comic on-stage, and depicting his life off-stage as a newly divorced father of two girls. Each episode features either two stories that may or may not connect thematically, or a longer full-episode story (often consisting of numerous connected shorter pieces), all of which revolve around Louie.

It premieres on FX on June 23 at 10:30 p.m in the US.

'The Guard' Trailer

With the worlds eye focused on Ireland there is no better time to unleash the trailer for John Michael McDonagh's 'The Guard,' starring Brendan Glesson, Don Cheadle Fionnuala Flanagan, Liam Cunningham and Mark Strong.

Sergeant Gerry Boyle is a small-town Irish cop with a confrontational personality, a subversive sense of humour, a dying mother, a fondness for prostitutes, and absolutely no interest whatsoever in the international drug-smuggling ring that has brought FBI agent Wendell Everett to his door.

Boyle drifts through life, not much concerned about anything, not even the mysterious murder of a man in one of the town's holiday cottages. But when Everett shows Boyle the mugshots of four drug traffickers, he recognises one of them as the dead man.

And so the two cases converge, with a bemused Everett finding himself adrift in the decidedly original and sometimes surreal world of Sergeant Gerry Boyle, the last of the independents!

The film opens on the 8th of July here in Ireland.

New 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Season 8 Trailer

New trailer for 8th season of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm.'

 The new season will see Larry return to New York and will feature Ricky Gervais, Michael J. Fox, Rosie O'Donnell, Cheyenne Jackson, and Ana Gasteyer, as well as recurring roles by Wanda Sykes (Wanda), Susie Essman (Susie Greene) and J. B. Smoove(Leon).

Season 8 will premiere on July 10, 2011 on HBO, for us in Ireland and the UK it will air on Sky Atlantic.

'Torchwood: Miracle Day' Trailer

Here the first full trailer for 'Torchwood: Miracle Day.'

The ten-part series will air in the US in July on Starz and will also be shown on BBC One in the UK. The central plot is that suddenly, no one on Earth dies, and this provokes increasingly mixed reactions as the population soars.

Series regulars John Barrowman, Eve Myles and Kai Owen will all appear in the new run, alongside new cast members Mekhi Phifer, Bill Pullman, Alexa Havins, Arlene Tur and recurring guest star Lauren Ambrose.

Guest stars confirmed for the show include Seinfeld's Wayne Knight, The Hitcher's C. Thomas Howell, Ghostbusters star Ernie Hudson and Star Trek's John De Lancie.

Two New Songs By Arcade Fire

The Arcade Fire have released two new songs “Speaking In Tongues” featuring Talking Heads’ David Byrne, and “Culture War,” for the deluxe version of there album 'The Suburbs' which is out June 27th.

Culture War


Speaking In Tongues



'The Tree of Life' Wins Cannes Palme d'Or

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Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life (2011) has won the Palme d’Or prize at this year's 2011 Cannes Film Festival. The reclusive director did not attend the ceremony, and the award was picked up by producers Bill Pohlad and Dede Gardner.

The other big winners are listed below:

Palme d’Or: The Tree of Life (dir. Terrence Malick)

Grand Prix (Runner-up to main award) (tied): Kid With A Bike (dir. Dardenne brothers) & Once Upon A Time in Anatolia (dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan)

Best Actor: Jean Dujardin (The Artist)

Mise en Scene (Best Director): Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive)

Best Actress: Kirsten Dunst (Melancholia)

Prix du Scenario (Screenplay): Joseph Cedar (Footnote)

Prix du Jury: Poliss (dir. Maiwenn)

Palme d’Or Court Metrage: Cross Country (dir. Maryna Vroda)

Camera d’Or (Best First Film): Las Acasias (dir. Pablo Giorgelli)

Un Certain Regard (tied): Arirang (dir. Kim Ki-Duk) & Stopped on Track (dir. Andreas Dresen)

Tree of Life Trailer:

Monday, May 23, 2011

'The Muppets' One Sheet & Teaser Trailers

Walt Disney Pictures' have offically released the one sheet for 'The Muppets' next cinematic outing, directed by James Bobin with a script by Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller, the November 23rd release stars Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper with a good few names making cameo appearances.

Update: Teaser Trailer is now below


Update 2: Another new teaser trailer showing off a bit more footage

Sunday, May 22, 2011

'Doctor Who:'The Almost People - Trailer & Clips

Trailers and clips for the second part of The Rebel Flesh: The Almost People.

As the solar storm rages, Jennifer, a Ganger driven mad by the memories of being "decommissioned", is seeking revenge, as the time-travelling drama continues.

She can remember every excruciating second of every "execution" and is determined that the humans will pay. And she isn't just talking war; she's talking revolution. As the crumbling factory fills with toxic fumes and drips lethal acid, the "Originals" wait desperately for the shuttle from the Mainland to rescue them. But Jennifer has other ideas. Can the Doctor convince the terrified factory workers to embrace their own humanity and work together with their Gangers to overcome a monster of their own making?

The Almost People airs 28 May 2011 at 18:45.





Updated: 'The Amazing Spider-Man' Gets A Teaser Poster

Here's the teaser poster for Marc Webb's Spider-Man reboot 'The Amazing Spider-Man,' starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen, and Sally Field.

Its set to be released on July 3rd, 2012.

Update: Stan 'the man' Lee reveals his cameo for the upcoming 'Amazing Spider-Man.'

Saturday, May 21, 2011

New 'Green Lantern' Trailer


New Geoffrey Rush narrated trailer for DC Comics 'Green Lantern,' directed by the Martin Campbell and starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Angela Bassett, Tim Robbins, Temuera Morrison, Jay O. Sanders, Taika Waititi, Jon Tenney and Michael Clarke Duncan

In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps. A brotherhood of warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order, each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human ever selected: Hal Jordan (Reynolds).

Hal is a gifted and cocky test pilot, but the Green Lanterns have little respect for humans, who have never harnessed the infinite powers of the ring before. But Hal is clearly the missing piece to the puzzle, and along with his determination and willpower, he has one thing no member of the Corps has ever had: humanity. With the encouragement of fellow pilot and childhood sweetheart Carol Ferris (Lively), if Hal can quickly master his new powers and find the courage to overcome his fears, he may prove to be not only the key to defeating Parallax...he will become the greatest Green Lantern of all.

It opens 17 June.



Update: New TV Spot

'Batman Live' Teaser Trailer

Here's a little teaser trailer for the new traveling arena stage 'Batman Live.'

Faithfully adapted from the DC Comics characters and stories, BATMAN LIVE focuses on Robin’s quest for justice, which leads him to follow in the footsteps of his hero, the mysterious vigilante known as the Batman – much to the dismay of his protective guardian, millionaire Bruce Wayne – who secretly happens to be Batman.

A dazzling celebration of storytelling and stagecraft, BATMAN LIVE is at its heart an affecting coming of age story. Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson – both orphaned at an early age – must first learn to overcome their own fears and forge their own family – along with Police Commissioner James Gordon and Bruce’s trusted butler, Alfred Pennyworth – if they’re going to survive the combined forces of Batman’s larger-than-life rogues gallery: The Joker, The Penguin, Catwoman, The Riddler, Two-Face, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy.

Batman Live opens in Manchester on July 19th and will then travel through the UK this year, ending up in Ireland in the 02 on 28 Sep - 01 Oct.  It hits North America in 2012.

Updated: 'X-Men: First Class:' International Posters, Tv Spot, Clip & Featurette


20th Century Fox have relased a slue of international promotion for Matthew Vaughn's 'X-Men: First Class,' that consist of five new international character posters, a brand-new behind-the-scenes featurette, clip and a new international TV spot.

The film stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, January Jones, Kevin Bacon, Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence, Caleb Landry Jones, Lucas Till, Edi Gathegi, Jason Flemyng, Oliver Platt, Morgan Lily, Zoe Kravitz and Bill Bilner.

Charting the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, the film also reveals a secret history of famous global events. Before mutants had revealed themselves to the world, and before Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Not archenemies, they were instead at first the closest of friends, working together with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to prevent nuclear Armageddon. In the process, a grave rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X's X-Men.

It gets released 3 June in the states, 1 June for Ireland and the UK.







Updated New Clip








Update: New TV Spot & more international character posters :



Tom Cruise Joins Joseph Kosinksi's 'Oblivion'

Tom Cruise is now confirmed to star in Joseph Kosinksi sci-fi project 'Oblivion,' which has moved to Universal from Disney.

Rumored for both the studio and the star last month, Oblivion (which has also been listed under the title Horizons), takes place in a future where humanity lives in the clouds, thanks to an irradiated Earth. When the lead character, a repairman named Jak, finds a woman in a crashed ship, his whole world view comes into question.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon 3D Trailer (In 2D)

A new 3D for Michael Bay's cgi mecha mayhem 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' trailer has gone online in glorious 2D.

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the Moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and learn its secrets, which could turn the tide in the Transformers' final battle. The film stars Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Kevin Dunn, Julie White, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Ken Jeong, Patrick Dempsey and Alan Tudyk.

It gets unleased June 29th in the states, July 1st for Ireland and the UK.


Thursday, May 19, 2011

'The Dark Knight Rises' Begins

Update: 'The Dark Knight Rises' site has gone live and we have our first look at Bane played by Tom Hardy.

Also Matthew Modine, Tom Conti and Joey King have joined the cast in undisclosed roles.

Update 2: Brett Cullen and Chris Ellis have joined the cast as a judge and a priest.

Principal photography has begun on Christopher Nolan's third Batman film 'The Dark Knight Rises.'

The film stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Juno Temple, Josh Pence, Daniel Sunjata and Nestor Carbonell.

The Dark Knight Rises is slated to arrive in theaters on July 20, 2012. Warner Bros. and Legendary pictures have released an official press release:
Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises,” the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy.

Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar® winner Christian Bale (“The Fighter”) again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars Anne Hathaway, as Selina Kyle; Tom Hardy, as Bane; Oscar® winner Marion Cotillard (“La Vie en Rose”), as Miranda Tate; and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as John Blake. Returning to the main cast, Oscar® winner Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules”) plays Alfred; Gary Oldman is Commissioner Gordon; and Oscar® winner Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”) reprises the role of Lucius Fox.

In helming “The Dark Knight Rises,” Christopher Nolan is utilizing IMAX® cameras even more extensively than he did on “The Dark Knight,” which had marked the first time ever that a major feature film was partially shot with IMAX® cameras. The results were so spectacular that the director wanted to expand the use of the large-format cameras for this film.

The screenplay for “The Dark Knight Rises” is written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer. The film is being produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Charles Roven, who previously teamed on “Batman Begins” and the record-breaking blockbuster “The Dark Knight.” The executive producers are Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull, with Jordan Goldberg serving as co-producer. “The Dark Knight” is based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman was created by Bob Kane.

Behind the scenes, “The Dark Knight Rises” reunites the director with several of his longtime collaborators, all of whom worked together on the “The Dark Knight.” The creative team includes director of photography Wally Pfister, who recently won an Oscar® for his work on Nolan’s “Inception”; production designer Nathan Crowley; editor Lee Smith; and Oscar®-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming (“Topsy-Turvy”). In addition, Paul Franklin and Chris Corbould, who both won Oscars® for the effects in “Inception,” will supervise the visual and special effects, respectively. The music will be composed by Oscar® winner Hans Zimmer (“The Lion King”).

The locations for “The Dark Knight Rises” span three continents and include the American cities of Pittsburgh, New York and Los Angeles, as well as sites in India, England and Scotland.

“The Dark Knight Rises” is a presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures, in association with Legendary Pictures. Slated for release on July 20, 2012, the film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

Check This... 'Lost And Found'


'Lost and Found' is the 25-minute film adaptation of the book by Oliver Jeffers, animated by Studio aka and directed by Philip Hun.

Narrated by Jim Broadbent 'Lost and found' tells the story of a little boy who finds a penguin on his doorstep, looking sad and lost. When the boy discovers that penguins come from the South Pole, he takes his new friend there by rowboat.



Check This... is a feature showcasing what we at Flicks News consider essential short films to watch!


To view past shorts we showcased click here.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

'Horrible Bosses' Trailer

Trailer for Seth Gordon (The King of Kong, Four Christmases) new comedy 'Horrible Bosses.'

The film deals with three friends, Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis), and Dale (Charlie Day), who decide that the only way to improve their lives is to eliminate the bosses that are making them miserable. Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey and Colin Farrell star as the employers. It also stars also stars Jamie Foxx, Donald Sutherland and Julie Bowen.

It opens July 8th in the US and 22 July for Ireland and the UK.





Joel Edgerton Is Cast In 'The Great Gatsby'

Joel Edgerton has joined the cast of Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' in the role of Tom Buchanan.

In the film, based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, Leonardo DiCaprio will play Jay Gatsby and Tobey Maguire wil play Nick Carraway, the narrator in the novel. Carey Mulligan will play Gatsby's love, Daisy Buchanan, who is married to the wealthy Tom Buchanan with Isla Fisher as Myrtle Wilson.

Michelle Williams Joins Sam Raimi's 'Oz, the Great and Powerful'

Michelle Williams has joined the cast of join Sam Raimi's 'Oz, the Great and Powerful,' she will play the role of Glinda, the Good Witch.

The Disney release, a prequel to the 1939 The Wizard of Oz, will star James Franco as a younger version of the Wizard from the original film, who winds up in Oz following a balloon accident.

Mila Kunis is also attached in the role of Theodora, another good witch while Rachel Weisz is in negotiations for Evanora, a wicked witch.

Armie Hammer Is Gore Verbinski's Lone Ranger

Armie Hammer will take up the mask of 'The Lone Ranger' in Gore Verbinski's big screen adaptation, he joins Johnny Depp who will be Tonto.

While details differ, the basic story of the origin of the Lone Ranger is the same in most versions of the franchise.[9] Six Texas Rangers are ambushed by a band of outlaws led by Cavendish. Later, a Native American named Tonto stumbles on the scene and recognizes the lone survivor, Reid, as the man who had saved his life some time in the past.

He nurses Reid back to health. The two men dig six graves for Reid's comrades, among them Reid's brother, and Reid fashions a black mask using material from his brother's vest to conceal his identity, so that Cavendish will think there were no survivors. Even after the Cavendish gang is brought to justice, Reid continues to fight evil under the guise of the Lone Ranger.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

'Doctor Who:' The Rebel Flesh - Trailers & Clips

Clips and trailers for the Doctor's next adventure 'The Rebel Flesh.'

A solar tsunami sends the TARDIS hurtling towards a futuristic factory on Earth, where human doppelgangers are used to mine dangerous acid, as the time-travelling adventures continue.

A second wave hits and the "Gangers" separate. They can remember every second of their "original's" life and feel every emotion they've ever experienced. But are these memories stolen or have they been bequeathed? Are the Gangers merely faulty machinery that must be shut down or are they living, breathing, sentient beings? Can the Doctor convince the terrified humans to accept these "almost people" and prevent an all-out civil war before the factory explodes?

It airs 6.45pm, May 21 on BBC 1/HD.







Tim Burton Leaves Disney's 'Maleficent'

With more than enough projects on his to do list Tim Burton has left Disney's live-action rendition of Sleeping Beauty villainess, Maleficent. Now, The Hollywood Reporter has word that Burton has stepped away from the project and that Disney is looking for a new director.

The film, drafted by Alice in Wonderland screenwriter Linda Woolverton, tentatively has Angelina Jolie attached to play the lead, retelling the 1959 animated film from the point of view of Maleficent.

Disney is looking for a new director and have their sights on David Yates, the director of the last three 'Harry Potter' films.

Updated: 'Super 8:' Clips & TV Spots

Two new clips and four TV spots have been released for J.J. Abram's 'Super 8,' starring Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Gabriel Basso, Noah Emmerich, Ron Eldard, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee and Zach Mills.

In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth – something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.

Its out June 10 in the US, 5 August for Ireland and the UK.

TV Spots:








Clips:




Update: 2 new clips:


Updated: 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn' One Sheets & Teaser Trailer

Teaser trailer and 2 one sheets have been released for Steven Spielberg's 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn' starring Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Gad Elmaleh, Toby Jones and Mackenzie Crook.

Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures Present a 3D Motion Capture Film "The Adventures of Tintin" directed by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Steven Moffat and Edgar Wright & Joe Cornish. Starring Jamie Bell ("Billy Elliot," "Defiance") as Tintin, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure, and Daniel Craig ("Quantum of Solace," "Defiance") as the nefarious Red Rackham.

It gets released 23 December in the states, 26 October for us in Ireland and the UK.



Update: International teaser trailer: