‘The Accountant’ Trailer #2: Ben Affleck & The World’s Scariest Pocket Protector
If we learned anything from the global financial meltdown of 2007-2008, the scariest supervillains in the world aren’t necessarily terrorists or renegade military dictators, but accountants. Cue Warner Bros’ upcoming action thriller The Accountant, which takes this idea to its logical extreme. Starring Ben Affleck in the title role, a new trailer for the Gavin O’Connor-directed pic was released this morning and in case you need a reminder that your tax extension only… Read
‘The Great Wall’ Trailer: China Needs Matt Damon On That Wall
Universal and Legendary’s The Great Wall is finally nearing its release date of February 17, 2017 after years in development — it once had Ed Zwick helming and Henry Cavill and Benjamin Walker attached. But Thomas Tull and friends did just fine in the end, with Matt Damon starring and Zhang Yimou making his English-language directorial debut in the story of an elite force making a last stand for humanity on the world's most iconic structure. The script is by Carlo Bernard… Read
‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Trailer: First Look At Venice-Bound Mel Gibson Pic
Lionsgate just dropped the trailer for the World War II feature Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson and scripted by Robert Schenkkan and Gibson’s Braveheart screenwriter Randall Wallace. The film, which this morning secured a slot in the Venice Film Festival official lineup, is based on the true story of Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in… Read
‘Beat Bugs’ Trailer: More Stars Added To Beatles-Inspired Netflix Series – TCA
Netflix has dropped a new trailer for animated musical series Beat Bugs, which premieres its first season on August 3, and Season 2 on November 18. It comes as the creators said today at TCA that Rod Stewart, Jennifer Hudson, Aloe Blacc Robbie Williams, Frances and Tori Kelly have been confirmed as additions to the kids show inspired by the songs of The Beatles.
Beat Bugs incorporates more than 50 songs from the Lennon/McCartney 'Northern Songs' catalog and features… Read
‘Split’ Trailer: James McAvoy Feeds The Beast And Many Others
After making bank with M. Night Shyamalan and Jason Blum’s Blumhouse’s collaboration The Visit last fall, Universal Pictures is ramping up for the latest team-up of the pair. Here’s the first trailer for Split, the supernatural suspense thriller that shows off James McAvoy as Kevin, a man who has revealed 23 individual personalities to his shrink (Betty Buckley) that also happen to manifest via body chemistry. But Personality No. 24 is the nasty one, compelling Kevin to… Read
‘StartUp’ Trailer: Extended Look At Crackle’s New Drama Series
Crackle has released an extended trailer for its new scripted drama series StartUp starring Martin Freeman, Adam Brody and Edi Gathegi. Also unveiled today – new key art (see below) with the tagline “Building a company from the underground up.”
The 10-episode hourlong series, set among the unconstrained yet opportunist streets of Miami, focuses on the high-stakes struggle of what one will do to reach ultimate success. But this is not your average startup incubator story. S… Read
‘Office Christmas Party’ Trailer: Xeroxing Your Butt Doesn’t Even Crack The Top 10
Josh Gordon and Will Speck are the directors behind comedies Blades Of Glory and The Switch, and now comes their Office Christmas Party from DreamWorks and Paramount. The first trailer hit today, showcasing a killer comedic cast that seems to have been given carte blanche here, which is promising.
Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Kate McKinnon, TJ Miller and Rob Corddry star — and that’s not even everybody (Veep‘s Sam Richardson as a DJ already is funny). The plot… Read
New ‘Ben-Hur’ Trailer: Now We Cut To The Chase
Paramount and MGM have released a third trailer for their remake of the epic Ben-Hur, with the focus squarely on Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) and his adoptive brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), including their showdown in the chariot arena that does look good (and in 3D too) with Timur Bekmambetov directing the action. The logline says Judah returns to seek revenge but finds redemption, but the former might be the fun part.
Judah, of course, has reason to be peeved: The… Read
‘The Get Down’ Trailer: Baz Luhrmann’s Netflix Music-Driven Drama Follows Rise Of Hip Hop In 1970s New York
“With just a little courage, you could be something.” Netflix has dropped the official trailer for The Get Down, Baz Luhrmann’s music-driven drama series set in 1977 New York.
The series chronicles the rise of hip hop and the last days of disco -– told through the lives, music, art and dance of the South Bronx kids who would change the world forever. It stars Shameik Moore (Shaolin Fantastic), Justice Smith (Ezekiel "Books" Figuero), Herizen Guardiola (Mylene Cruz), Yahya… Read
‘Trainspotting 2’ Teaser Reunites Ewan McGregor, Danny Boyle And Iggy Pop’s ‘Lust For Life’
The boys are back in town. Ewan McGregor and Danny Boyle are reunited along with Iggy Pop’s iconic Lust for Life anthem in the teaser trailer for Trainspotting 2. Some 20 years after the original film brought a misfit group of Edinburgh-based junkies to global prominence and launched the international career of both McGregor and filmmaker Boyle, the gang have gotten together for another slice of Irvine Welsh’s deliciously black world. Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller and… Read
‘Sherlock’ Season 4 Trailer: It’s Not A Game Anymore, And Something’s Coming – Comic-Con
“Something’s coming. Maybe it’s Moriarty, maybe it’s not. But something’s coming.” Comic-Con got a first look at Season 4 of Sherlock during today’s panel for the British mystery series. The trailer promises that “everything they know will be tested” and teases an intense, surprisingly action-heavy fourth season that seems closer to John le Carré than Arthur Conan Doyle. In the hall to discuss the upcoming season are star Benedict Cumberbatch, co-star Amanda Abbington… Read
New ‘Doctor Strange’ Trailer: The Sorcerer Supreme Comes To Mindbending Life – Comic-Con
Benedict Cumberbatch spirited into Hall H this evening to talk up Marvel’s upcoming Doctor Strange during the studio’s lengthy Comic-Con panel. With him he brought a new trailer for the film that has a November 4 release date.
Joining Cumberbatch onstage were director Scott Derrickson and co-stars Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, and Mads Mikkelsen.
Marvel also unveiled the official… Read