Sony has revealed the full-length trailer for the historical epic Pompeii [PMPEI]. Kit Harington [KHARI], Emily Browning [EBROW], Jessica Lucas [JELUC] and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje star in the film directed by Paul Anderson [PANDE]. Pompeii erupts in theaters on February 21st.
Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman...Read more »
Warner Bros. has unleashed the full-length trailer for the action epic sequel 300: Rise of an Empire [XERXE] based on Frank Miller's follow-up graphic novel "Xerxes". Rodrigo Santoro [RSANT] returns as Persian God-Emperor Xerxes, who enlists his naval commander Artemisia, played by Eva Green [EGREE], to finish off the remaining Greek ships standing in the way of total conquest. Sullivan Stapleton [SSTAP] stars as the Athenian general Themistokles who unites all of Greece and save Western...Read more »
Warner Bros. has released a second trailer for writer-director Spike Jonze's [SJONZ] romance Her [HERSJ] on Apple. Joaquin Phoenix [JPHOE] falls for his smartphone's artifical intelligence, voiced by Scarlett Johansson [SJOHA]. Rooney Mara [RMARA] and Amy Adams [AMADA] play the other, real women in his life. Her downloads into limited release on December 18th before expanding wide on January 10th.
Set in Los Angeles, slightly in the future, "her" follows Theodore Twombly, a complex...Read more »
Fox Searchlight has unveiled the domestic redband trailer for the comedy Dom Hemingway [DOMHM] starring Jude Law [JLAW].
Dom Hemingway is a larger-than-life safe-cracker with a loose fuse who is funny, profane, and dangerous. After twelve years in prison, he sets off with his partner in crime, Dickie, looking to collect what he's owed for keeping his mouth shut and protecting his boss Mr. Fontaine. After a near death experience, Dom tries to re-connect with his estranged daughter, but...Read more »
Hollywood is especially thankful this holiday weekend as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire [HGAM2] led the box office to a new Thanksgiving record high. The sequel took in an estimated $110.1 million over five days, besting the previous high of $82.4 million by Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Catching Fire has amassed $296.5 million after two weekends.
Frozen [FROZE] debuted in second place with $93.0 million to set a new mark for the five-days Thanksgiving weekend, surpassing the...Read more »
Lionsgate has unleashed the theatrical trailer for Millennium's Hercules: The Legend Begins [HRCLB]. Kellan Lutz [KLUTZ] star in the origin story of Hercules, the demi-god who has been betrayed by his stepfather and lost his love to his stepbrother. He is forced to fight as a Galdiator and lead a 300-like army in battle. Hercules: The Legend Begins has been rushed into theaters on January 10th to beat the other Hercules starring Dwayne Johnson.
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Focus Features has released a second teaser for LAIKA's animated The Boxtrolls [BOXTR] on Apple that's more like a featurette. Rather than present the story, the trailer puts a human touch to the film by going behind the scenes to show the techniques of stop-motion animation on how the characters are crafted and the sets created prior to filming. The Boxtrolls opens next year on September 26th.Read more »
Smoking a few box office records along the way to the top spot, The Hunger Games Catching Fire [HGAM2] engulfing an estimated $161.1 million. The fourth best debut of all times also exceeded the November mark previously held by The Twilight Saga: New Moon and the best 2D only opening held by The Dark Knight Rises. The sci-fi sequel played to an even crowd with 50% under the age of 25 and 41% male, which is 12% better than the first film.
Dethroned from first place, Thor: The Dark...Read more »
The Weinstein Co. has unveiled the full-length trailer for their young adult fantasy adaptation Vampire Academy [VACDM]. Zoey Deutch plays a half human/vampire who goes to a special school to protect her vampire best friend, played by Lucy Fry. It's Twilight meets Mean Girls, which shares the same director. Vampire Academy opens its doors on February 14th.
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The all time biggest blockbusters is about to initiate a new member in the top five as the highly anticipated The Hunger Games: Catching Fire [HGAM2] arrives this weekend. The question is how high will the sequel rank? The Hunger Games exceeded all expectations when it debuted at $152 million, the best ever for an original film and the third biggest overall at the time of March 2012. Catching Fire will have no problem topping the current November record of $142.8 million held by The...Read more »