‘Jurassic World’, ‘Terminator: Genisys’ & ‘Tomorrowland’ Among Super Bowl Ad Spots
The Super Bowl won’t just feature the reigning champion Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots on Sunday on NBC, it also will see dinosaur theme parks, a look at a world beyond time and space and some more Skynet in the form of big blockbuster ads coming from the major Hollywood studios, which will use TV’s most-watched event to sell their summer tentpoles. Among those planning ads:
Walt Disney Pictures will take advantage by airing a 30-second spot for Tomorrowland… Read
Hey, Team Jacob, ‘Twilight Saga’s Taylor Lautner’s Action Career Takes DirectTV Detour: Trailer
As Hollywood rides its veteran leading men Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp and George Clooney into old age, it is figuring out who is in the next crop. We see that Hunger Games hunk Liam Hemsworth has been forgiven for that flop Paranoia and has gotten the male lead in the Will Smith-less Independence Day 2 that gets underway this year at Fox. What about Taylor Lautner, who left young hearts aflutter in the Twilight Saga films? His latest, Tracers, is making its debut… Read
‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Teaser: First Look At Netflix Series That Reunites Movie’s Cast
As the East Coast freezes and starts to dig out, Netflix figures it could use a little Wet Hot American Summer. The streaming service has unwrapped the first teaser for its upcoming series adapted from the 2001 summer-camp comedy. It doesn’t reveal much — other than a 15-star ensemble of folks who were in the 1981-set movie: Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler, Christopher Meloni, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Janeane Garofalo, et al. And it’s all set to that “Higher… Read
‘People, Places, Things’ Trailer From Sundance Premiere
Watch the trailer for People, Places, Things, written and directed by Jim Strouse (Grace is Gone) and making its world premiere in Sundance’s dramatic competition.
The film tells the tale of a newly divorced man, a graphic artist named Will Henry (Jemaine Clement, Flight of the Conchords), trying to navigate his new life a year after discovering his wife (Jessica Williams (The Daily Show, Girls) is having an affair with his best friend (Michael Chernus, Orange is the New… Read
Hypnotherapy Run Amok: Matt Walsh’s ‘A Better You’ At SBIFF – Hot Trailer
"I am a doctor!" declares hypnotherapist Dr. Ron in the new trailer for A Better You premiering at the 30th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 30. The comedy follows a Hollywood-based therapist, "Dr. Ron" (Brian Huskey of Neighbors) who thinks he has a cure for everyone, but just can’t quite cure himself. Screaming at his patients — especially when they’re coming out of their hypnosis — is just one of his radical methods. The quack’s ego… Read
‘The Walking Dead’ – Season 5B Trailer
We saw a glimpse of The Walking Dead‘s second half of Season 5 this month when AMC dropped a teaser and here’s another look. Rick Grimes, Daryl Dixon, Michonne and friends are back and on the road, trying to hang on to their shredded humanity and dwindling hope after the tragic events of the mid-season finale. Season 5 premieres Sunday, February 8 at 9 PM.
Check out the trailer… Read
China Lion Sets ‘Somewhere Only We Know’ & ‘Running Man’ In U.S. – Video
LA-headquartered China Lion Film Distribution has picked up Chinese titles Running Man and Somewhere Only We Know for release in the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Both will go day-and-date with their Mainland debuts later this month and in mid-February, the latter taking advantage of the early Chinese New Year corridor. (See teasers below.)
Each of the films has a strong hook for Chinese, and Korean, audiences. Running Man mixes talent from both countries and… Read
Selina Meyer, Just Giddy Over Her New Post In ‘Veep’ Season 4 Teaser
HBO dropped a teaser for the fourth season of Veep online. The series will be returning on April 12, the same night that Game of Thrones comes back as well as the second season of Silicon Valley. At the end of season three, POTUS stepped down, fast-tracking sassy V.P. Selina Meyer to the White House. Apparently, she still hasn’t gotten over her excitement as clearly seen in the teaser. Veep is up for two SAG nominations next Sunday: Louis-Dreyfus for female comedy TV… Read
In First, Sky To Launch ‘Fortitude’ Simultaneously Across Europe (Video)
Sky Europe, flexing its multi-territory muscle since forming late last year, is to launch Sky Atlantic’s original drama, Fortitude, simultaneously to 20M customers in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy. The release plan beginning January 29 is a first for a Sky original program. It will debut the same day in the U.S. via co-producer Pivot TV, part of Participant Media. The 12-episode drama stars Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon, Christopher Eccleston and Sofie… Read
Evelyn Poole: The Evil That Lurks & Bathes In ‘Penny Dreadful’ Season 2 Trailer – TCA
In a discussion with journalists today at TCA, Showtime President David Nevins said he would like to keep “Penny Dreadful going as long as possible.” While a renewal order hasn’t been given, executive producer John Logan already has begun breaking story on a third season. The second season returns Sunday, April 26.
Logan unloaded a slew of details on Season two, some of which already were out there. While the heroes of Penny Dreadful were the “hunters last season… Read
‘House of Cards’ Season 3 Trailer Debuts
Minutes after Kevin Spacey won a Golden Globe for his lead role in ‘House of Cards,’ distributor Netflix ran an ad for the next season of the show (“coming soon” ad, Feb. 27 on the trailer). This trailer – featuring Kevin Spacey as the now-President Frank Underwood and his First Lady MacBeth, as played by Robin Wright – hit YouTube about the same time.
Check it out and let us know what you think. The threats around the scheming and ambitious couple seem to just get ever… Read
Hot Trailer: ‘Walking Dead’ Season 5 Teaser – “Surviving Together Is All That Matters”
AMC released the teaser for the second half of The Walking Dead‘s fifth season, which will return on Feb. 8. Rick Grimes, Daryl Dixon, Michonne and friends are seen here guns-a-blazin’ in a Tarantino-eque like forest montage set against psychedelic ’70s-sounding music. Still no cure for a zombie virus.