Johnny Depp’s new film, Mortdecai, follows the very British and slightly dim Charles Mortdecai as he searches for a stolen painting that might have a code to a lost bank account containing Nazi gold. The trailer is amusing in a slightly off-centre manner, but it’s easy to see why it’s been scheduled for the boondocks date of February 6th, 2015.
Of course, one simply never knows. Does one? Check it out after the jump.
Disney’s Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass has gotten underway with an all-star cast (Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhys Ifans) under the direction of James Bobin (The Muppets, The Muppets Most Wanted).
This time, the journey to Underland is also a trip back in time. Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass will take us back down the rabbit hole on May 27, 2016. For more details, follow the jump.
When Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s dark Broadway take on fairytales, Into The Woods, was optioned by Disney, there was a lot of fear that it would wind up being Disnified – so much so that Sondheim had to go on record as saying that that just wasn’t so.
Now the first teaser trailer for the film has been released and it looks a couple shades darker than the usual Disney version. Check it out after the jump.
In Transcendence, the wife and colleague of a dying man attempt to upload his consciousness into supercomputer AI with less than optimum results in a story bookended by a quiet, post-internet post-apocalypse world.
Transcendence, Wally Pfister’s debut as a director, looks as off-the-wall nuts (in a good way) as something by Christopher Nolan (with whom Pfister worked on such films as Inception and the Dark Knight Trilogy). It also looks like a splendid showcase for Johnny Depp and Rebecca Hall.
Check out the new trailer after the jump. Transcendence premieres on April 18th.
Disney’s The Lone Ranger is set in the old west, so naturally trains are a big part of it – the completion of a significant portion of the continental railway is one the film’s key plot points. What isn’t apparent onscreen, though, is that the filmmakers had to build their trains and lay their own track. Check out the video above to see that story – then follow the jump to watch a featurette on the film’s story & characters.
The Lone Ranger is one of those movies that could be either a spectacular success or a mind-boggling failure. The trailers – including the newest one (follow the jump to view) – look great, but trailers can lie. As a Lone Ranger fan since the original TV series, I’m hoping for the spectacular success – but I’m still crossing my fingers.
Here’s hoping The Lone Ranger can bring dusters back – or at least not kill them off for another generation…