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Into the Woods: First Poster

– by ELI COLON –

“Into the Woods” is a sort of kitchen-sink fairy tale adaptation, combining the stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood with a big Steven Sondheim soundtrack and a massive star-studded cast. But Disney has now unveiled a new “Into the Woods” poster that keeps things very simple.

There’s lots of text on display here, as it highlights the film’s high-profile cast that includes Johnny Depp, Chris Pine and Anna Kendrick, but Meryl Streep is likely the film’s biggest, most marketable name and it’s her face that is front and center. She’s not actually a protagonist — that would be the duo of James Corden and Emily Blunt as the Baker and his wife. (CONTINUED)

John Wick: Trailer

– by ELI COLON – Summit Entertainment has released the first trailer for the upcoming revenge actioner “John Wick,” and it’s pretty great. The film — which marks the directorial debut of veteran stunt coordinator Chad Stahelski — stars Keanu Reeves as a former hit man who comes out of retirement to track down gangsters. […][...]

Live By Night: Casting News

– by ELI COLON – Even though Ben Affleck is busy shooting “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” he’s still moving forward with his next directorial endeavor, an adaptation of the Dennis Lehane novel “Live By Night.” Deadline is reporting Affleck has recruited Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana and Elle Fanning to star in the film, […][...]

Three Images from By the Sea

– by ELI COLON – Right in the middle of this past summer, we learned Angelina Jolie would direct her husband Brad Pitt in her third turn as director with an intimate drama entitled “By the Sea.” This marks the first time Jolie has starred in a film with Pitt that she’s also directing, not […][...]

Interstellar: New Poster

– by ELI COLON – Empire has unveiled a new poster for Christopher Nolan’s highly-anticipated sci-fi drama “Interstellar.” The film revolves around a group of explorers who make use of a newly-discovered wormhole “to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.” This latest poser is […][...]

Bond 24 will begin filming Dec. 6, 2014

– by ELI COLON – Having gone through another relatively long gap between 007 films, many James Bond fans (including yours truly) have been waiting patiently for any hint of production news in regards to “Bond 24.” Back in June, we reported production on the next James Bond installment was delayed a few months due […][...]

Albert Brooks joins football concussion film

– by ELI COLON – The developing, currently untitled football concussion drama starring Will Smith and Alec Baldwin is slowly rounding up a cast. The film, from producer Ridley Scott and director/writer Peter Landesman, is based on the GQ article “Game Brain” from Oct. 2009, and will follow Dr. Bennet Omalu (Smith), the forensic neuropathologist […][...]

Cymbeline: First Trailer and Clip

– by ELI COLON – Writer/director Michael Almereyda and actor Ethan Hawke have already tackled Shakespeare before with the 2000 contemporary adaptation of “Hamlet,” and now they’re re-teaming for more in “Cymbeline.” And after debuting at Venice Film Festival recently, an official trailer and clip of the film have surfaced online. Presented with the same […][...]

Review: The Green Prince

– by RON WILKINSON – It is unusual, but not unheard of, for a young Palestinian to be recruited by Israel’s Shin Bet intelligence machine to provide inside information on Hamas. So there is little amazing in the 2010 ABC News story that Mosab Hassan Yousef, “The Green Prince,” worked for Shin Bet from 1997 […][...]

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