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Premiere Dates Set for AMC’s Event Series The Little Drummer Girl!

The Little Drummer Girl – Charlie Ross (Florence Pugh) – Photo by Jonathan Olley/Courtesy of AMC/Ink Factor

Blurring the fine lines between love and hate; truth and fiction; and right and wrong; The Little Drummer Girl weaves a suspenseful and explosive story of espionage and high-stakes international intrigue.

The Little Drummer Girl will premiere in the U.S. as a three-night television event with two-hour episodes on November 19, 20 and 21st (9/8C).

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Life Happened To Quitting Trailer: What They Had!

From first-time writer/director Elizabeth Chomko, What They Had centers on a family in crisis. Bridget (Hilary Swank) returns home to Chicago at her brother’s (Michael Shannon) urging to deal with her ailing mother (Blythe Danner) and her father’s (Robert Forster) reluctance to let go of their life together.

What They Had will be in select theaters on October 12th.

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Michael Shannon Joins Cast of Little Drummer Girl for AMC, BBC!

Little Drummer Girl – Michael Shannon – Photo by Lauren Weissler/Courtesy of AMC/BBC

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon has joined the cast of AMC/BBC’s Little Drummer Girl – a six-episode adaptation of the John le Carré novel. All six episodes will be directed by Park Chan-wook.

Shannon will play Israeli Spymaster Kurtz.

Little Drummer Girl is slated to premiere later this year.

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12 Strong: The Green Berets for This Generation!

12 Strong – (L-R) Colenel Mulholland (William Fichtner), Warrant Officer Hal spencer (Michael Shannon), Captain Mitch Nelson (Chris Hemsworth) and Lt. Col. Bowers (Rob Riggle) – Photo by David James/Courtesy of Warner Bros.

12 Strong (based on the book Horse Soldiers, a vastly superior title) is The Green Berets for today (that is not a compliment) – with Chris Hemsworth starring as John Wayne.

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The Shape of Water – Guillermo del Toro’s Romantic Fable Soars!

The shape of Water – Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins) and the Amphibious Man (Doug Jones) – Photo by Kerry Hayes/Courtesy of Fox Searchlight.

There are noticeable elements from Beauty and the Beast, Creature from the Black Lagoon and even Splash to be found in Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water – but filtered through del Toro’s unique imagination the film is far more than the sum of its parts.

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Synchronizing Our Watches Trailer: The Shape of Water!

The Shape of Water – Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins) and the Amphibian Man (Doug Jones) – Photo by Kerry Hayes/Courtesy of 20th Century Fox.

In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.

The final red band trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water premiered today during a Facebook chat in which del Toro answered fans’ questions.

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water will be in theaters beginning on December 8th.

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What’s She Saying (Red Band) Trailer: The Shape of Water!

The Shape of Water – Elisa (Sally Hawkins) – Photo by Kerry Hayes/Courtesy of Fox Searchlight.

Guillermo Del Toro describes his new film The Shape of Water as ‘an otherworldly fairytale.’ It’s set in a secret government laboratory where cleaners Elisa and her co-worker Zelda discover something magnificent.

The new red band trailer (for language) for The Shape of Water shifts from the almost lyrical approach of the first trailer to emphasize the film’s darker edge..

The Shape of Water will be in theaters on December 8th.

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Shocking Trailer: The Current War!

The Current War – Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) – Photo courtesy of The Weinstein company.

Today we just flip a switch and voila! Light!

Before  every home had electricity, though, there was a war between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to become the supplier of electricity to America, and the world.

The Current War stars Benedcit Cumberbatch as Edison, and Michael Shannon as Westinghouse.

The Current War will be in select theaters on November 24th.

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Not Like Us Trailer: Midnight Special!

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In Jeff Nichols’ (Mud, Take Shelter) Midnight Special, a man takes his son, Alton, the run. What at first appears to be a flight from religious extremists becomes something more. Just as Alton is something more…

Midnight Special will be in theaters on March 18th. Check out the new trailer after the break.

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Not Another Creepy Kid Trailer: Midnight Special!

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Alton isn’t like other boys – but his difference has religious zealots and government agencies alike trying to find him for their own purposes. So his father goes on the run to protect him.

Midnight Special – from director Jeff Nichols (Take Shelter, Mud) – stars Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, Joel Edgerton, Adam Driver, Sam Shepherd and Jaeden Lieberher. It will be in theaters on March 18, 2016. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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Gut-Wrenching Trailer: 99 Homes!

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When a young man’s family home is foreclosed, he winds up working for the real estate broker who claimed it in order to put a roof over his family’s heads.

99 Homes stars Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon. It will be in theaters on September 25th. Check out the gut-wrenching trailer after the jump.

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