‘American Pastoral’ Trailer: Ewan McGregor Stars And Makes Directorial Debut In Powerful ’60s-Set Drama
Actor Ewan McGregor makes a startling directorial debut a film adaptation of Phillip Roth’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, American Pastoral. The wide-ranging film revolves around a family caught up in the social and political whirl of the 1960s. McGregor stars as Seymour “Swede” Levov, a former star high school athlete-turned-successful businessman, father and husband to a former beauty queen named Dawn (Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly). Dakota Fanning plays his teenage… Read
‘Difficult People’ Season 2 Trailer: Nathan Lane, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More
Lots happening in this first look at Season 2 of Hulu’s wacky comedy series Difficult People, starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner as two besties living in NYC.
We get a glimpse of Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda in a cameo (“Who said I said this show was better than mine?”), Nathan Lane being forced to put his hand down a toilet, Fred Armisen doing the Nay Nay, you get the idea.
Difficult People hails from executive producers Amy Poehler, Dave Becky (Louie), Tony… Read
‘Insecure’ Trailer: First Look At Issa Rae HBO Comedy Series
HBO has dropped the first trailer for Issa Rae’s new comedy series Insecure.
Co-created and co-written by Rae and Larry Wilmore and starring Rae, the eight-episode series looks at the friendship of two black women and their uncomfortable experiences and racy tribulations. Rae also executive produces and Melina Matsoukas directs. Prentice Penny (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) is showrunner.
Insecure features themes Rae tackled in her successful webseries, The Misadventures Of Awkward… Read
‘Mechanic: Resurrection’ Official Trailer: Statham Exacts Revenge Fast & Furiously
As unexpected sequels go, this doesn’t sound like a bad idea. Mechanic: Resurrection follows up 2011’s The Mechanic, a remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson classic about a conflicted hitman whose specialty is making his murders look like accidental deaths. 5 years after being forced to kill his partner, Statham’s Arthur Bishop is retired from the business and living anonymously with the love of his life, Gina (Jessica Alba), in a very remote locale. He’s forced back into… Read
‘Ouija: Origin Of Evil’ Trailer: If You Mess With Darkness, Things Will Get Dark
Los Angeles, 1965. Over at Chavez Ravine, Vin Scully is calling Dodgers games as the team heads toward a World Series title. But elsewhere in the city, things aren’t so rosy — despite the cheery strains of Herman’s Hermits. A widow and her two daughters add a Ouija board to their scam séance business, and wouldn’t you know, things go south. The younger child is possessed by something of pure evil that makes a Slinky out of her spine. It’s up to Mom and Sis to send that… Read
‘Inferno’ Trailer: Tom Hanks Follows Dante’s Clues As ‘Da Vinci Code’ Hero Returns
“The world’s greatest mind is facing his greatest challenge.” So touts the first full trailer for Inferno, again starring Tom Hanks as symbologist/humanity savior Robert Langdon. He’s the unlikely action hero created by Dan Brown, and this is director Ron Howard’s third film adaptation of the author’s mega-selling books, following 2006’s The Da Vinci Code and 2009’s Angels & Demons. This time, the clues come not from the art world or the Vatican but 14th century… Read
Showtime Documents Real Roadies In ‘Miles To Go Before I Sleep’
Showtime is tuning up for the premiere of its Cameron Crowe series Roadies with a documentary short about the diligent men and women who make our favorite bands sound good every night. The premium cable net said today that its 35-minute film Miles to Go Before I Sleep will air at 8 PM June 24 — two days before the Roadies premiere.
Directed and executive produced by Sam Jones — who helmed the 2002 Wilco docu I Am Trying to Break Your Heart — Miles to Go features… Read
‘Divorce’ Trailer: First Look At Sarah Jessica Parker As a Woman Who Wants Out
This first-look extended teaser for HBO’s new comedy series Divorce starring Sarah Jessica Parker gets right to point. “I want a divorce,” says Parker’s character Frances, to which her husband Robert, played by Thomas Haden Church replies, “Are you drunk?”
The single-camera comedy created by Sharon Horgan marks the Sex and the City star’s return to HBO in her first major TV acting commitment since SATC wrapped in 2004. Parker stars as Frances, who suddenly begins to… Read
‘Keeping Up With The Joneses’ Trailer: Honey, The New Neighbors Are Spies
“You don’t think there’s something off about them?” Right you are, Isla Fisher. You and husband Zach Galifianakis have new neighbors in the Joneses (Jon Hamm and Gal Gadot) who are just a little too cool and perfect for your little suburban street. But what to do, what to do…
Here’s the fun first trailer for Keeping Up With the Joneses, director Greg Mottola’s action comedy about Jeff and Karen whose routine, simple life is disrupted by those “overly accomplished” new… Read
‘Jack Reacher: Never Go Back’ Trailer: First Full Look At Tom Cruise Starrer
Jack Reacher is back and bad as ever. Paramount and Skydance Media have dropped the full trailer of the sequel that sees Reacher (aka Tom Cruise) return to the headquarters of his old Army unit, only to find he's been accused of a 16-year-old murder.
Based on Lee Child’s 18th book in the Jack Reacher series, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back also stars Cobie Smulder, Danika Yarosh, Austin Hebert, Patrick Heusinger, Aldis Hodge, Robert Knepper and Holt McCallany.
Edward Zwick… Read
‘The Strain’ Season 3 Trailer: Humans Battle Strigoi In Manhattan
Nearly a year ago, and just four weeks into The Strain's sophomore season, FX announced it had picked up the horror drama for a third season. It’s returning August 28 at 10 PM.
The thriller, from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse, is based on the best-selling The Strain Trilogy that del Toro wrote with Chuck Hogan. "Guillermo and Carlton have delivered two thrilling seasons of The Strain that are captivating and visually arresting, doing justice to the original novel… Read
‘The Birth Of A Nation’ Trailer: “To Watch A Strong Man Broken Down Is A Terrible Thing”
“You’re a child of God. You got purpose. The law put it there and nobody can take it away.” So begins the latest trailer for Nate Parker’s haunting The Birth of a Nation. The new version from Fox Searchlight introduces more characters and features more dialogue and character interaction than the first.
Directed by and starring Parker, the film won the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at Sundance and drew a record $17.5 million pickup. Set in the pre-war South, it… Read