Walt Disney has unveiled the teaser trailer for the Lucasfilm sequel Star Wars: Force Awakens [STAR7] on Apple. The stars of the original Star Wars trilogy saga, Harrison Ford [HFORD], Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill will return in "Episode VII" starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver [ADRIV] and Oscar Isaac [OISAA]. Directed by J.J. Abrams [JABRA], Star Wars: Force Awakens hits theaters next December 18th.Read more »
Fox has released both the greenband and the redband trailers for the comedy Unfinished Business [BSTRP]. Vince Vaughn [VVAUG] stars as a salesman who started his own company with Tom Wilkinson [TWILK] and Dave Franco [DFRAN] playing his first two employees. Sienna Miller [SMILL] plays his old boss and business rival, while James Marsden [JMARS] plays a potential client in Europe. Unfinished Business arrives in theaters on March 6th.
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'Good Morning America' has premiered the trailer for the drama Cake [CAKE] starring Jennifer Aniston [JANIS] in a role that's generated award buzz. Cinelou Releasing will give Cake an Oscar-qualifying run in December before opening the film in limited release on January 23rd.
Claire Bennett becomes obsessed with the suicide of Nina, a woman in her support group for sufferers of chronic pain. As Claire discovers details about Nina's suicide and develops a poignant relationship with...Read more »
No need to wait until Thanksgiving, Universal has revealed the first trailer for the sci-fi sequel Jurassic World [JURA4], the fourth film in their dinosaurs franchise. Twenty years after the events in Jurassic Park which were covered up, the dinosaur zoo has opened for business to hordes of tourist visitors. The scientists have even genetically modified a new dinosaur that's never even existed before, a hungry predator that inevitably escapes to wreck chaos on the theme park island. ...Read more »
Warner Bros. has unleashed the first trailer for the fantasy Pan [PAN1] based on the classic characters created by J.M. Barrie. Directed by Joe Wright [JOWRI], the reimagined origin story of Peter Pan follows an orphan who is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland . Hugh Jackman [HJACK] stars as Blackbeard, Garrett Hedlund [GHEDL] as Hook; the lily-white Rooney Mara [RMARA] as Tiger Lily and newcomer Levi Miller as Peter. Pan flies into theaters on July 17th.
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Sony has uploaded a final online trailer for the comedy The Interview [NTRVW]. James Franco and Seth Rogen star as a TV personality and his producer who have been tasked by the CIA to assassinate Kim Jong-un, played by Randall Park. However, the North Korean dictator doesn't seem like such a bad guy afterall. The Interview commences on Christmas Day.
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Fox Searchlight has unveiled the domestic teaser trailer for the period romance Far From the Madding Crowd [FFTMC] based on the classic Thomas Hardy novel. Carey Mulligan [CMULL] plays a woman in 19th Century England who is wooed by three men played by Matthias Schoenaerts [MSCHO], Michael Sheen [MISHE] and Tom Sturridge [TSTUR].
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors...Read more »
DreamWorks Animation has released the second trailer for Home [SMEKD] based on the children's book "The True Meaning of Smekday". An alien race called the Boov invades Earth to find an outcast named Oh, voiced by Jim Parsons. Rihanna [RIHAN] voices a teenager named Tip who befriends Oh. Home looks to continue a streak of lackluster original films from DreamWorks Animation. No wonder Jeffrey Katzenberg's looking for a buyer. Home lands in theaters on March 27th.
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Although the first two The Hunger Games opened over $150 million, the third installment The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 [HGAM3] topped the weekend box office with an estimated $123.0 million. The debut is still the highest of the year and number 15 of all times. Some fans apparently chose not to endorse the splitting of the last and least liked book into two films. The audience was 60% female and 52% under the age of 25.
Big Hero 6 [BHERO] remained in second place with $20.1 million...Read more »
Walt Disney has dusted off the debut trailer for the Lucasfilm animated Strange Magic [STMGC]. The fantasy is set in a world split between a kingdom home to fairies, elves, imps and other nice creatures, and a dark forest which houses goblins and other nasty creatures. The residents never venture across to the other side until a forbidden love potion is set loose, causing the lead characters voiced by Alan Cumming [ACUMM] and Evan Rachel Wood [ERWOO] to fall for each other. Announced to...Read more »