In this directorial debut from E.L. Katz, Healy plays a freshly fired family man named Craig who, together with an old acquaintance portrayed by Ethan Embry, is convinced to undertake ever crazier challenges for money by a rich couple (David Koechner and Sara Paxton). We don’t want to say too much more but we can confirm that Healy’s character undergoes all manner of mental and physical trials, including getting a bloody nose as the film’s poster clearly shows (see above). READ FULL STORY
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What do you get when you cross chemical waste with beavers? The answer is the horror-comedy Zombeavers – and Hollywood’s latest viral phenomenon. The trailer for this film about (you guessed it!) zombified beavers has racked up almost 2 million views since it debuted a couple of weeks back. “It’s cool to get the validation,” says first-time director Jordan Rubin, who co-penned the film with regular writing partners Al and Jon Kaplan. “Once something starts getting up in the hits it’s interesting to see how people go, ‘Oh, we might have something here.”
When EW spoke with writer-actor Joe Swanberg last year about his appearance in horror filmmaker Ti West‘s new movie The Sacrament he described this tale of a Jonestown-style cult as one “not to be taken lightly.” Certainly the new red band trailer for the movie is about as un-frivolous as you can get. This latest film from the director of The Innkeepers and The House of the Devil costars AJ Bowen, Amy Seimetz, and Gene Jones and was produced by Eli Roth. The Sacrament debuts on VOD May 1 and will begin a theatrical run on June 6.
Vin Diesel took to his personal Facebook page to share a sneak peek at the artwork for his upcoming film The Last Witch Hunter, offering fans their first look at the action thriller.
“I will fill you all in later … but this meeting went well,” wrote the 46-year-old star as a caption to the image posted Wednesday.
The photo — which has already been liked by more than 200,000 of Diesel’s 66 million Facebook fans — is of an adult seated with two children in front of a wall landscape and character concept art. There’s little doubt that this snapshot is a preview of the warlock flick, either: Under the sketch of a female costumed in a black gown to the far right of the pre-production storyboard, there’s a caption that reads The Last Witch Hunter.
The Last Witch Hunter – about a witch hunter who joins forces with a witch to save New Yorkers from certain evil – is being directed by Breck Eisner and the film may eventually be developed into a franchise, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feitheimer announced recently. While the details of the film’s storyline have yet to be released, with Diesel involved, one can imagine that there will be plenty of action-packed, bloody sequences all in the interest of preserving the greater good (obviously).
But if that’s not the case, consider us on official Last Witch Hunter watch: Viesel promised to divulge more, and as evidenced with his tendency to tease fans with images from films like Guardians of the Galaxy, more Facebook updates are certainly to come in advance of the film’s release.
12 Years a Slave won the Best Film trophy today at the BAFTA Film Awards in London. The movie’s star Chiwetel Ejiofor was also victorious in the Leading Actor category. Cate Blanchett won the Leading Actress award for Blue Jasmine while Alfonso Cuarón scored Best Director for Gravity, one of six wins for the Sandra Bullock-starring space drama. Jennifer Lawrence won Best Supporting Actress for American Hustle and Barkhad Abdi won Best Supporting Actor for his role in Captain Phillips.
Box office update: 'Lego' and 'About Last Night' freeze out the competition with $13 million each on Friday
The Lego Movie built a second floor to its box office success yesterday, earning $13.03 million and just beating out the Kevin Hart-starring About Last Night, a remake of the Rob Lowe- and Demi Moore-topped 1986 comedy.
So would I — but, alas, we never will. In the mid-’70s, Hollywood studios declined to finance just such a project after Jodorowsky spent a couple of years prepping the movie with a band of hugely gifted artists including future Alien creators H.R. Giger and Dan O’Bannon. (In fairness to the studio execs, they may have been justifiably reluctant to invest in a project which Jodorowsky himself believed might be as many as 20 hours long).
The official trailer for Under The Skin starring Scarlett Johansson has been released, offering audiences a glimpse of the actress as a brunette (really!) with a Scottish accent in writer-director Jonathan Glazer’s newest sci-fi offering.
Under The Skin –an adaptation of the Michael Farber novel of the same name – features Johansson as a human-eating alien in bombshell disguise who preys on the unwitting men of Scotland. And in the spooky full-length trailer, Johansson’s sex appeal is on full-display as she slinks in and out of water in a black bra and panty set, delivering lines like “Come to me,” while in another scene the 29-year-old coos “When was the last time you touched someone?”
Shirley Temple Black, the pudgy-cheeked child movie star who was a fount of gumption and cheer throughout the Great Depression, died Monday at the age of 85, a family spokesperson said in a statement. “We salute her for a life of remarkable achievements as an actor, as a diplomat, and most importantly as our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and adored wife of fifty-five years,” the statement said.
Even during some of the roughest financial times this country has ever seen, little Shirley Temple was able to put smiles on moviegoers’ faces with her trademark head of of 56 curls and those silver-bullet dimples. Before every big scene, her mother would tell her, “Sparkle, Shirley, sparkle!” And so Shirley Temple did. The only daughter of a Los Angeles banker and a housewife mother, Temple first broke into motion pictures at the tender age of 3, imitating popular stars of the day in hammy comedy shorts called Baby Burlesks. Just three years later, after the runaway hits Stand Up and Cheer and Bright Eyes, she became the youngest actor ever presented with an Oscar (albeit an honorary one). READ FULL STORY
Can the making of a bad film make for a good one? That is the question raised by the news — reported by Deadline — that James Franco is to direct an adaptation of The Disaster Artist, actor Greg Sestero’s memoir about his time spent starring in the so-bad-it’s-awesome cult movie The Room.
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