20th Century Fox announced yesterday that the sequel “Taken 2″ will be released in U.S. cinemas on 05 October 2012, director Olivier Megaton (“Transporter 3″, “Colombiana”, “La Sirène rouge”) will be give start filming later this month, in Turkey and France.
Since April it was known that the Northern Ireland Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace will rejoin the former CIA agent Bryan Mills, of his wife Lenore and their daughter Kim, but new details about about the topic Cinemablend editors take us somewhat by surprise because the situation is completely reversed and the responsibility of war criminals lies this time in the young Kim.
Bryan Mills and Lenore, whom he seems to have reconciled after he saved their daughter Kim when it was kidnapped in Paris with her best friend, by the traffickers in human beings, are kept hostage by Murad, father of one of the pimps assassinated by former CIA agent in the original film in 2008, and Kim need to use every trick learned from her father experienced in order to free her parents.
Murad’s villain role, which is described as a vindictive spirit man, who likes to give orders but does not execute orders to anyone, has been awarded to Rade Serbedzija (65), which you saw in “Batman Begins”, “Mission: Impossible II”, “Shooter”, “X-Men: First Class” or “Snatch” and just finished work on “In the Land of Blood and Honey”, the directorial debut of Angelina Jolie.
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If you are fans of the comedy “American Pie” (1999), “American Pie 2″ (2001) and “American Wedding” (2003) and just wait to see them again, the actors Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Alyson Hannigan, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Chris Klein, Tara Reid, Mena Suvari, Jennifer Coolidge, Eddie Kaye Thomas and Eugene Levy in the characters of Jim Levenstein, Steve Stifler, Michelle Flaherty, Kevin Myers, Chris “Oz” Ostreicher, Victoria “Vicky” Lathum, Heather, Stifler’s mom, Paul Finch and Jim’s father, the release date of the fourth production of the franchise is 06 April 2012.
Producers Universal Pictures will make a surprise and release official images from the movie “American Reunion”, taken by the editors of Collider, and the first R-rated trailer, the sequences have as its protagonists Jason Biggs and Alyson Hannigan remind us of the madness with sexual connotations that we seen when they were some teenagers 10 years ago.
The script is signed by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg (“Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay”), who assumed the duties of directors including, focuses on bringing together members of the gang of farce in their hometown of Michigan to participate in the review of 10 years after graduating from East Great Falls High School, during a weekend of old boys and girls, adults turned into more or less responsible, as witness the change in the lives of everyone.
Chris “Oz” Ostreicher had most successful careers of all of his former colleagues, being a football commentator and owner of a luxury beach house in Malibu and was involved in a romance with fun and nice Mia (Katrina Bowden) since the broken relationship with Heather. Steve Stifler working under the authority of a boss who does not comply, doesn’t have success with women and is hasn’t grown at all, despite the passing years, while Paul Finch still longs Jeanine Stifler, sexy Steve’s mother. Jim Levenstein and Michelle Flaherty are still married and became parents of a boy and the architect Kevin Myers was separated from Vicky and married Ellie (Charlene Amoi).
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Cam Gigandet (29 years) we are accustomed to associate with the evil vampire James that we’ve seen in the fantasy adventure “Twilight” and Anna Paquin (29 years) can been confused with the heroine Sookie Stackhouse with that she gives life to the small screen the TV series “True Blood”, but this time the two young actors will be paired in a drama inspired by a story independent real, which has nothing to do with vampires, werewolves and other supernatural creatures of darkness.
Written and directed by Shana Sosin (“Girls! Girls! Girls”, “The Convention of Dying”), the drama “Free Ride” places the action in ’70s Florida, where it establishes a single mother and abused (Anna Paquin) together with her two daughters, intended to leave behind the past marked by violence and start a new life with another boyfriend (Cam Gigandet).
Distribution also includes Drea de Matteo (“The Sopranos”, “Desperate Housewives”), Liana Liberato (“Tresspass”, “Trust”), Ava Acres (“Five”, “Weeds”), Jeff Hephner (“Hellcats” “Easy Money”) and Brit Morgan (“True Blood”, “The Middleman”), Shana Sosin aiming to start filming in October 2011 in Sarasota – Florida, as the editors of Cinemablend notes.
For the first time in her career, Anna Paquin will assume the duties of producing through her recently established production companies Scampia, in collaboration with her husband Stephen Moyer, Hallam Larkin and Susan Dynner.
Cam Gigandet (“Easy A”, “Burlesque”, “Priest”, “The Roommate”) will be followed by the North American, with effect from 14 October 2011 the police thriller “Trespass” directed by Joel Schumacher, the role of a thief who has an affair with the character of Nicole Kidman, while Anna Paquin films currently the drama “Straight A’s” directed by James Cox.
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In May 2010, who first raised the “The Longest Cocktail Party”, a film version of Richard DiLello author’s novel was the lead singer of ‘Oasis’ Liam Gallagher, then it is more than one year without new information is published on the biographical drama about the creation and multimedia corporation Apple Corps business of the British rock band “The Beatles”.
Action card is placed in the range 1968 – 1969, when North American student of 23 years old Richard DiLello was hired by Apple Corps press officer Derek Taylor and spent the next two years in corporate offices of Street Savile Row, no. 3, being witness to extraordinary events that wrote music history and making acquaintance with a lot of visitors and staff members with eccentric and bizarre behavior.
With the band “The Beatles’ in the basement of the Apple Studios the artists were exponential like Badfinger, Mary Hopkin and James Taylor, and the roof took place on January 30, 1969 last live concert of the band “The Beatles”, the whose images were used by the director Michael Lindsay-Hogg at the end of the theme music documentary “Let It Be” in 1970.
The two main characters of the film “The Longest Cocktail Party” will be Derek Taylor and Richard DiLello, the first being a journalist from Liverpool, which became very close to John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr throughout the years and student who took the U.S. came under his wing protector. The four components of the band will be voices in the background or at the end of the phone line, but will not actually appear as characters in the film, focusing on their music and how that influenced their contemporary generation and future generations.
Co-producer Andrew Eaton has revealed the publishers of The Playlist that hired the talented Jesse Armstrong (“Peep Show”, “In the Loop”, “Four Lions”) to develop the scenario and BAFTA winner Michael Winterbottom (“The Killer Inside Me”, “The Trip”, “A Mighty Heart”, “Jude”) to install at the seat of director.
The major problem is that you cannot make a successful movie about Apple Corps without insert famous songs of the band “The Beatles” and Andrew Eaton acknowledged that the difficulties to win the rights to use music in the film formation, still treading on a minefield.
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North American Anne Heche (“Rampart”, “Six Days Seven Nights”, “Volcano”, “Cedar Rapids”) will be joining Colin Firth, Kristin Lehman and Emily Blunt on the set of the black comedy “Arthur Newman, Golf Pro” and will portray the dominating, exacting and demanding girlfriend of Colin Firth.
The recent Oscar winner mindset resentful man, who hates his current job, remained strained relations with ex-wife and son after the divorce, is fed up over head with the girl who never ceases to reprimand him and concludes that the best way to get rid of all these drawbacks is to stage his death.
Given the chance to take life again with a new identity, Arthur Newman meets the beautiful and sympathetic Mike (Emily Blunt), which has in turn question which strives to move past that dark runs, the two of them entering in the homes of others posing as owners of these homes, whenever the true masters are missing from home.
Although the premise seems devoid of depth and originality, decent distribution and especially the fact that the script is signed by Becky Johnston (“The Prince of Tides”, “Seven Years in Tibet”, “Under the Cherry Moon”) allow us to hope that this black comedy will be a great movie after all.
According to Empire Online, at the directorial helm of the “Arthur Newman, Golf Pro” has installed the veteran Dante Ariola who has built a career in directing advertisements and video documentation (working for Coca-Cola brands, Adidas, Nike, Lexus or Volkswagen), which aims to give start filming in October 2011 in North Carolina.
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The drama “Carnage”, the latest project from the director Roman Polanski has toured the film festivals in Venice and New York in September, will be released in U.S. cinemas on 16 December 2011, with a delay of three months to theaters in Italy, but the two trailers profound and humorous at the same time were launched by their producers from Sony Pictures Classics studios offered a relevant sample of what to expect from a film with only four characters, whose action takes place entirely static in an apartment which is rooted in delicious dialogue that link between actors Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly.
Inspired by the play “God of Carnage” of Yasmine Reza, who is also the author of the screenplay with Roman Polanski, the film confronts two types of characters, wife Nancy and Alan Cowan (Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz) part of the class exclusive to the rich with condescending attitude, living in a luxurious mansion in Manhattan and enjoy all the privileges that money can buy, while the wife Penelope and Michael Longstreet (Jodie Foster and John C. Reilly) are middle-class representatives of society, living in a modest apartment in Brooklyn and have decent jobs, but low wages.
The only thing they have in common the four adults is that their boys are of the same age and attend the same school, the reason why parents meet is a fight in the park which Zachary Cowan he took out two teeth with a stick from Ethan Longstreet. Polite conversation at the beginning of the meeting degenerates along the violent verbal conflicts, ironies and blaming acid on how poorly they have educated their kids, throwing some other serious allegations that highlight the cracks in their marriage.
As they lose control and raise their voices at each other, Penelope, Michael, Nancy and Alan shows that tolerances are hiding behind apparent racial prejudice, homophobia and misogyny.
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After a fierce competition involving several production companies, Warner Bros. Pictures has awarded a sum of 7 digits rights to translate to the big screen the script “The Imitation Game” of Graham Moore, a biographical drama about the mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst and computer scientist Alan Turing British, which was considered the father of modern computer and brought a formalization of the concepts of algorithm and computation through the so-called Turing machines.
The good news is that the triple Oscar nominee Leonardo DiCaprio is enthusiastic about this project and expressed interest to portray the homosexual scientist with experience in this field since just finished the filming of the biographical drama “J. Edgar”, which gave life to the former leader of the Federal Bureau of Investigation J. Edgar Hoover, another controversial figure of the twentieth century, which was speculated that it was racist, would have had a fetish for women’s clothes and was involved in an affair with his deputy Clyde Tolson.
As the presence of Leonardo DiCaprio in the cast were not a sufficient guarantee of success, the editors from Collider announced that in the director chair could install the double Oscar winner Ron Howard, who put his mark in 2001 on the biographical drama “A Beautiful Mind” about the mathematician John Nash.
Alan Turing’s life was marked by so many ups and downs that is perfect for the subject of a film, working in Britain during the Second World War at Bletchley Park cryptanalysis center and leading Hut 8, the section responsible for cryptanalysis German Navy communications, developing a series of techniques for breaking German ciphers.
Alan Turing worked at the National Physical Laboratory, creating one of the first stored program of his computer projects, ACE, although it was never implemented in a complete form, and in 1948 moved to Manchester University, where he worked at the Manchester Mark 1, one of the first true computer in the world.
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Canadian Jim Carrey has slowed the pace of work than in the past two years, practically only appeared on the big screen in the romantic drama “I Love You Phillip Morris” and the family comedy “Mr. Popper’s Penguins”, but the opportunity to revive his career comes to a partnership with Steve Carell in the comedy “Burt Wonderstone” by the production company New Line Cinema.
The Double Golden Globe Award winner will enter into the skin of a successful magician, who use modern and spectacular tricks and takes the old-fashioned magician in Las Vegas played by Steve Carell, the latter being affected so that lost ground to rival and is no longer in the limelight and on public attention and he must make an effort of will in order to rediscover the love for the profession, especially since disability has from being separated from his old colleague scene.
Steve Carell and Jim Carrey have collaborated in 2003 on the drama with fantasy elements “Bruce Almighty and “Horton Hears a Who!”, the Canadian actor is a guest on the TV episode of “The Office” in 2011, but at that time Steve Carell already left distribution.
In April 2011, the “Burt Wonderstone” major problem faced by Charles McDougall (“The Office”, “Sex and the City”, “The Tudors”) to the position of the director, but in June was hired Don Scardino (“30 Rock”, “Big Lake”, “Law & Order”) in the vacant position and production is back on the right track, especially since Steve Carell, who agreed to appear on the poster about a year ago, he met and did not cancel the contract commitment, despite the delay of the filming.
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America Ferrera played for four seasons on the intelligent, cute and ugly Betty Suarez on the hit series “Ugly Betty”, which ended in April of 2010, after which she gave life to the small screen of Natalia Flores in the series “The Good Wife”, but she have to give up glasses with colorful frames, the sluttish clothes and braces (which were distinguishing marks of the heroine Betty) to get inside a sexy woman, seductive and playful, that will kill her lover Fred Casely, and convinces her husband Amos that the victim was a thief that came with burglary in the house, in the theatrical show “Chicago” in London’s West End stages.
The actress of 27 years old, whose parents are from Honduras, will metamorphose into beautiful Roxie Hart for a period of two months, the Garrick Theatre in London, starting on 07 November 2011, treading in the footsteps of Christie Brinkley, Denise Van Outen, Ashlee Simpson and Michelle Williams, who played in the past this coveted role in the play “Chicago”, but also in the footsteps of Renee Zellweger, who was nominated for an Oscar in 2003 for the performance of this version for the big screen.
The role of Velma Kelly, vaudeville artist who killed her husband and sister because she caught them together in bed, for which Gaelic Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones won an Oscar statuette, the British theater scene will see the Amra-Faye Wright, who currently interprets the same score on Broadway.
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Having worked in 2011 in Action drama with fantasy elements “Immortals” the Indian director Tars Singh, entering in the skin of the evil king Hyperion and the sea god Poseidon, Mickey Rourke and Kellan Lutz will meet on the set of Indonesia’s cop thriller “Heat Java”, under the command of Conor Allyn (“Hearts of Freedom”, “Darah Garuda – Merah putih II”), which is also the author of the screenplay, in collaboration with his father Rob Allyn.
Kellan Lutz, Emmett Cullen in the vampire franchise artist “The Twilight Saga”, currently filming the drama “Bumped” of the director Texas Stephen Herek, but will release the work program to portray in the “Java Heat” on the North American Jake , a tough-minded vindictive, who hate Muslims and Islam after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001, but is forced by circumstances to team with a cerebral cop and suspicious of Arab origin to capture a group of terrorists who specialize in kidnapping and theft of art objects, operating in Southeast Asia.
Feeling lost in the maze of mosques, temples, palaces and districts with red lanterns from Asia, Jake needs religious and cultural knowledge of his Muslim partner to move freely through the underworld. The two are soon involved in a game of cat and mouse with Malik (Mickey Rourke), a thief who bombards decadent locations to enter illegally in possession of jewelry and art objects, taking away the boys and even a princess desperate attempt to regain her lost youth.
Mickey Rourke and Kellan Lutz are not the only Hollywood stars who have accepted job offers from Asia, Christian Bale and Kevin Spacey playing in the historical war drama “The Flowers of War” by Zhang Yimou and respectively the drama “Inseparable” by the Taiwanese director Dayyan Eng, as the editors of Empire Online remind us.]]>