Two blockbuster franchise sequels will duel this weekend in what could be one of the biggest Memorial Day weekends ever. First to cross the finish line should be Fast & Furious 6 [FAST6], which caps off the second trilogy in Universal’s underground racing series. The fourth film 2009’s Fast & Furious reunited Vin Diesel [VDIES], Paul Walker [PWALK] and the cast from the original The Fast and The Furious to set an opening weekend record for April at $71 million. That was topped two years...Read more »
Picturehouse has dropped the teaser trailer for the 3D concert film Metallica Through the Never [MET3D]. Dane DeHaan [DDEHA] stars as "Trip, a young roadie sent on an urgent mission during Metallica’s roaring live set in front of a sold-out arena. As the band performs its most iconic songs for thousands of their fans in a never-before-seen performance created exclusively for the film, Trip is dispatched outside the arena to meet a disabled delivery truck and recover a mysterious item...Read more »
Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for the comedy We're the Millers [WEMIL] in both the greenband and the NSFW redband version. Jason Sudeikis [JSUDE] stars as a pot dealer who hires a stripper, played by Jennifer Aniston [JANIS], to pretend to be his wife for a fake family he needs to smuggle some marijuana back from Mexico in an RV for his supplier, played by Ed Helms [EHELM]. We're the Millers is scheduled to open on August 9th.
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Relativity Media has launched the first trailer for the adult comedy Don Jon [DJADC] on Apple. Joseph Gordon-Levitt [JGORD] introduces the first film he wrote and directed about a guy who is obsessed with porn that it affects his relationship with a real woman, played by Scarlett Johansson [SJOHA]. Previously titled Don Jon's Addiction, the film hits theaters on October 18th.
Jon Martello (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a strong, handsome, good old-fashioned guy. His buddies call him Don Jon...Read more »
DreamWorks has debuted the teaser trailer for the comedy Delivery Man [DLVRY], a remake of the French-Canadian film Starbuck. Vince Vaughn [VVAUG] plays a man who discovers he has fathered 533 children through a mix-up at a fertility clinic where he was a sperm donor. Now hundreds of his children are suing the clinic to reveal his identity. Chris Pratt [CPRAT] co-stars as his lawyer friend. Delivery Man arrives in theaters on November 22nd.
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Focus Features has unveiled the full domesticl trailer for the sci-fi comedy The World's End [WSEND]. The trio behind Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz offers their take on such as sci-fi films as They Live and The Stepford Wives with a certain British sensibility.
20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hellbent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by Gary King, a 40-year-old man trapped...Read more »
Warner Bros. has uploaded an online trailer for the Superman reboot Man of Steel [SUPR2] that pays off the viral marketing campaign. General Zod issues an ultimatum for humnakind to turn over their fellow Kryptonian Kal-El or he will begin to kill millions of earthlings. The trailer then seques into non-stop action and destruction, all set to the film's soundtrack featuring Hans Zimmer's update of the classic Superman theme by John Williams.
June 14th can't arrive soon enough.
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Fox has unsheathed the full, theatrical trailer for the prequel/sequel The Wolverine [WOLV2] starring Hugh Jackman [HJACK] Logan visits modern Japan where there might exist a cure for his immortalilty and the death of Jean Grey, played by Famke Janssen [FJANS], that haunt his dreams. Directed by James Mangold [JMANG], The Wolverine opens on July 26th.
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Despite finishing atop the weekend box office, the sci-fi sequel Star Trek Into Darkness [TREK2] vastly underperformed with an estimated $70.6 million weekend and $84.1 million since opening on Thursday. That barely topped 2009's Star Trek which had a $75.2 million weekend and $79.2 million in its first four days. Despite the goodwill to J.J. Abrams' [JABRA] reboot, the audience for the sci-fi franchise did not expand as many had expected four years later. The fanbase remained older men...Read more »
Magnet Releasing has revealed the official trailer for the sci-fi film Europa Report [EUROP] on Apple iTunes, where it will debut on VOD June 27th before hitting theaters on August 2nd.
EUROPA REPORT follows a contemporary mission to Jupiter's moon Europa to investigate the possible existence of alien life within our solar system. When unmanned probes suggest that a hidden ocean could exist underneath Europa's icy surface and may contain single-celled life, Europa Ventures, a privately...Read more »