20 years after completing a live-action trilogy on the big screen, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [TMNT1] returns with a big budgeted reboot using the latest motion-capture technology to bring the heroes in a half-shell to life. Paramount reunited Megan Fox [MEFOX] with producer Michael Bay in hopes their Transformers magic will rub off on the Ninja Turtles. Michaelangelo, Leonardo, Donatello and Raphael have remained popular through animated series, videogames and toys. Trailers for the...Read more »
Fox has released the second trailer for the Guillermo del Toro produced animated comedy The Book of Life [BOLIF] on Apple. The new trailer unfolds pretty much like the first trailer, but features a lot more of Ice Cube [ICUBE]. The Book of Life opens in theaters ahead of Halloween on October 17th.
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Fox Searchlight has unveiled the teaser trailer for the comedy sequel The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel [BEMH2] on Apple. Dev Patel [DPATE] returns as Sonny who is jugging the expansion of his hospitality business and preparations for his upcoming marriage.
Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for fresh arrivals Guy...Read more »
Fox has dropped the full-length trailer for the DreamWorks Animation spin-off Penguins of Madagascar [PMADG] on Apple. Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join a spy organization led by a wolf voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch [BCUMB], to stop a villainous octopus voiced by John Malkovich [JMALK] from taking over the world. Penguins of Madagascar lands in theaters on November 26th.
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Focus Features has released the trailer for the Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything [TOEVT] on Apple.
Starring Eddie Redmayne [EREDM] and Felicity Jones [FJONE], this is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting...Read more »
The full-length trailer has been revealed for the remake of the faith-based thriller Left Behind [LFTBH], based on the best-selling book series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins. Nicholas Cage [NCAGE] stars as a commercial airline pilot who is one of the non-Christian believers that did not disappear from earth during the Rapture ahead of the Biblical end times of the apocalypse. Freestyling Releasing is set to open Left Behind wide on on October 3rd.
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Swooping in to save a lackluster summer box office season, Guardians of the Galaxy [GOTGX] banked an estimated $94.0 million to record a new opening weekend high for August. The Marvel space opera attracted an audience that was 56% male and 55% over the age of 25. With excellent word of mouth, Guardians should have good legs for a blockbuster.
Lucy [LUCY] dropped down to second place with $18.3 million. The actioner slipped 58% in its second weekend to bring its total to $79.6 million.
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Disney's gamble to launch a new franchise starter with Guardians of the Galaxy [GOTGX] and expand the Marvel Cinematic Universe deep into outer space is about to pay off. The sci-fi adventure brings together some of Marvel Comic’s more obscure characters played by Chris Pratt [CPRAT], Zoe Saldana [ZSALD], Dave Bautista [DBAUT], and the voices of Bradley Cooper [BCOOP] and Vin Diesel [VDIES]. While the first trailer emphasized the film's quirky humor, the marketing campaign has focused on...Read more »
Walt Disney has unveiled the teaser trailer for the feature adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods [INTWD] on Apple. Though you couldn't tell it's a song-filled musical from the trailer, Into the Woods twists the calssic fairy tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel as well as Jack and the Beanstalk by combining them with a new story about a baker and his wife, played by James Corden [JCORD] and Emily Blunt [EBLUN], who wish to start a family. Meryl Streep...Read more »
Paramount has released the debut trailer for the Nickelodeon animated seqeul The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water [SPBO2]. SpongeBob Squarepants and his pals from Bikini Bottom are leaving the 2D animated world for the 3D live-action world to take on a pirate played by Antonio Banderas [ABAND]. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water lands in theaters on February 6th.
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