Reese Witherspoon is reteaming with James Mangold, who directed her to a Best Actress Oscar with 2005′s Walk the Line. The actress will star in Mangold’s Three Little Words, an adaptation of Ashley Rhodes-Courter’s memoir which has been in the works since 2009.
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Director James Mangold took to Twitter over the weekend to play a little game with his followers. “I’m posting images from films that inspired/influenced THE WOLVERINE,” he tweeted. “Name the movies. Even better, go see them.” The director then posted ten images from an intriguing assortment of films. Go check out his Twitter feed and see how many you can name. (8-10, you’re a film stud; 5-7, you should probably consider restarting your Netflix DVD subscription; less than 5, you should stop watching so much TV.) READ FULL STORY »
Motion posters: They’re not just for Bob Marley anymore.
Right on the heels of that new Man of Steel trailer comes a new animated poster for 20th Century Fox’s own tentpole superhero movie. The image pictures Logan — a.k.a. The Wolverine himself — crouching on an elaborately designed roof, high above the dizzying lights and colors of modern-day Tokyo. For added drama, he’s clutching a sword — and being pelted by a torrential downpour. Naturally, he didn’t think to wear a shirt in the storm. Here’s the poster:
You don’t want to make the Wolverine angry — especially in his newest movie.
That was the main takeaway from today’s live Q&A with The Wolverine star Hugh Jackman and director James Mangold (Walk the Line, 3:10 to Yuma), which EW exclusively announced last week. Over and over, the two made a point of noting that their film would explore the aspects of Wolvie’s famed berserker rage. “His ultimate weapon is his rage,” said Jackman. “If you look at all the mutants, there are other mutants with stronger powers — on paper. But who’s the person you least want to annoy? Wolverine.”
The actor and filmmaker had a few other surprising revelations about their film, due to open July 26, 2013. Check out their top five below, along with the film’s new teaser poster that evokes the film’s Japanese setting, below: READ FULL STORY »
Fellow film geeks, do you have some questions about next year’s Wolverine sequel? Are you wondering how closely the movie will adhere to the Chris Claremont/Frank Miller Wolvie-meets-Ninjas miniseries? Or do you just want to inquire about Hugh Jackman’s fitness regimen? Then you’re in luck: EW is excited to announce that star Hugh Jackman and director James Mangold will be hosting a live chat from the set of The Wolverine next Monday, October 29th, at 4:00 pm ET (1:00 PM PT) — accessible on the movie’s YouTube channel and official website. But don’t take our word for it — learn all about it straight from the Wolverine’s mouth in this video: READ FULL STORY »
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