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Like it or not, plenty more horror movies are heading to theaters, thanks in no small part to Blumhouse Productions and their modestly budgeted but mega successful offerings like the long-running “Paranormal Activity” franchise and new “Insidious” franchise. The newest from Jason Blum and Co. is called “Visions” and is set to star Isla Fisher, Ellen Barkin and Jim Parsons, according to Deadline. Kevin Greutert will direct the film which follows Fisher’s character, a pregnant woman who “joins her husband at his vineyard home and begins to have unsettling visionsRead More
While big brother James is all over the map with his career, Dave Franco seems to have settled into a nice niche in the comedy genre. Variety reports the younger James has joined new Vince Vaughn comedy “Business Trip,” which will be directed by Vaughn’s “Delivery Man” director Ken Scott. The film has no plot details just yet, but will follow a businessman (Vaughn) who travels to Europe, where chaos ensues. But of course. Frano, who broke out opposite Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill in “21 Jump Street”, also helpedRead More
Norwegian director Joachim Trier, known for 2011 drama “Oslo, August 31st”, is set to make his English language directorial debut on family drama “Louder Than Bombs” and he’s recruited Isabelle Huppert, Gabriel Byrne and Jesse Eisenberg to star in it. Set to shoot this fall in the US and Germany, the film revolves around a late wartime photographer (Huppert) and the family she left behind. Three years after her death, on the eve of a retrospective of her work, her husband (Byrne) and two sons (Eisenberg being one of them)Read More
Two more funny guys are joining Nicholas Stoller comedy “Townies”, with Deadline reporting Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plasse have jumped on board, joining previously cast Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. Andrew Cohen and Brendan O’Brien wrote the screenplay for the long-gestating film, which sparked a bidding war last summer, about a family man (Rogen) who lives near a fraternity house and finds himself at odds with one of the frat brothers (Efron), whose constant partying and raucous behavior is wreaking havoc on his neighbor’s life. No word on who FrancoRead More
It’s always difficult to determine which of the upcoming slate of films to get excited for. It may star your favourite actor or actress, and an award-winning director may be attached, but that can never guarantee a good film. And you’re also often woefully underinformed. There may have been early festival reviews or a teaser trailer but a lot of 2013 releases – and a lot of the films on this list – have given nothing away yet, and may even still be filming. But that’s what makes it exciting.Read More
The first trailer for magician heist thriller “Now You See Me” has been released via Yahoo! Movies and it is not at all what I expected. Sleek, high-tech and slightly futuristic, this Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher and Dave Franco led actioner is being played out on a way bigger stage than I had anticipated. The three, along with Woody Harrelson, are a group of world class magicians. For their final act, they tell the audience, they are going to rob a bank. They seemingly teleport a member of the audienceRead More
French actress Melanie Laurent is in final negotiations to join Jennifer Connelly and Cillian Murphy in multi-generational family drama “Cry/Fly”, reports Variety from AFM. Claudia Llosa will make her English language debut on the film, which takes place in Minnesota and northern Canada over two time periods. In the first setting, Connelly plays the mother of a terminally-ill six year old daughter and a falcon-keeper son. A “dramatic event” separates the mother from her children, and twenty years later, the son (presumably played by Murphy) is persuaded by a journalistRead More
There will be no “Meek’s Cutoff” reunion after all. After nearly a year, Kelly Reichardt’s eco-terrorist thriller “Night Moves” is getting a bit of a cast makeover as it moves closer to production. Peter Sarsgaard and Paul Dano had been set to play the two male leads, while Rooney Mara was circling the female lead, but now Variety reports Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning will be taking over the roles vacated by Dano and Mara. The trio of actors will play a group of eco-terrorists who plot to blow upRead More
Jake Gyllenhaal-starrer psychological thriller “An Enemy” has added a trio of actresses, according to Deadline. Up and comers Melanie Laurent and Sarah Gadon are joining Isabella Rossellini in the Denis Villeneuve-directed film that will begin shooting next week in Toronto. Gyllenhaal plays a history teacher living a quiet life with his girlfriend until he stumbles upon a physically identical man living nearby with a pregnant wife. He begins stalking his double until the couples’ lives become intertwined with deadly consequences. Javier Gullón adapted José Saramago’s novel “The Double”, though itRead More
Today we have the first footage from the set of one of our most anticipated upcoming movies, as Entertainment Weekly unveiled some B-Roll and interviews with the cast of magician heist thriller “Now You See Me.” Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher and Dave Franco are seen in action as big-scale, high tech magicians performing tricks that involve both high flying wire-work and traditional bunny-and-top-hat stuff. The three play members of an elite magician troupe who use their performances for corrupt businessmen to swindle their money and lavish upon the more deserving.Read More