Archive for August 4, 2012
Kristen Stewart decides to Lie Down In Darkness; John Leguizamo turns evil in Kick Ass 2 and The Counselor; Matthew McConaughey joins The Wolf of Wall Street; Christian Bale eyes The Creed of Violence and Mark Wahlberg and Liam Neeson get technological in William Gibson’s Neuromancer.
Kristen Stewart’s personal life may be in turmoil, but that doesn’t mean that she’s letting things slide on the professional side. The Twilight actress is ‘attached’ to the lead role in an adaptation of William Styron’s 1951 novel, Lie Down In Darkness, which is set to be directed by Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart).
According to Vulture:
“Set in genteel fifties Virginia, Lie Down will have Stewart play Peyton Loftis. As part of a dysfunctional and disintegrating family, Peyton is constantly compared to her crippled sister, Maudie, and her intense physical beauty makes ...
Click to continue reading Movie News Wrap Up: August 4th, 2012
We’re on the last month of the Summer 2012 movie season, but there are still several action-packed offerings due to arrive over the next eight weeks. That list includes the manly action-fest Expendables 2, distinguished period crime tale Lawless, gritty comic book flick Dredd, and guns-blazin’ time-travel thriller Looper.
Scroll on down to check out the latest posters, banners, and international one-sheets for the above-mentioned films (along with additional information about each respective title).
The Expendables 2
Sly Stallone’s Expendables is the second coming of raw testosterone cinema, for movie geeks old enough to remember a time when such screen heroes as Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Jean-Claude Van Damme were as prevalent as costumed superheroes are today. Expendables 2 is (literally) The Last Supper in a new banner that “improves” on Leonardo Da Vinci’s masterpiece painting by adding a host of crinkled musclemen armed with guns ...
Click to continue reading New ‘Expendables 2′, ‘Lawless’, ‘Dredd’ & ‘Looper’ Posters
When studios take several years to prepare the next chapter in a successful franchise, the resulting films are often considered underwhelming disappointments (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and Scream 4 are two examples). So, when word first broke that Universal was prepping a fourth big-screen American Pie film, some fans were understandably skeptical. Even with the full original cast signed to return, could American Reunion recapture the magic that made the 1999 original one of the defining comedies of a generation?
As it turns out, the film did turn out to be a return to form for the series (read our review) and managed a tidy profit earlier this year, with a $233.6 million worldwide box office haul. That’s not the kind of cash Hollywood tends to ignore – even if 75 ...
Click to continue reading Universal Secures ‘American Reunion’ Writer-Directors for ‘American Pie 5′