First Two Photos from 'Cloud Atlas' Reveal Tom Hanks & Halle Berry

July 25, 2012

Cloud Atlas

Time to meet Tom Hanks and Halle Berry all over again. In the new Wachowski movie. With only three months until release, and a premiere at TIFF this fall, the Cloud Atlas adaptation finally seems to be getting revealed. has posted the first two official photos from the movie in our very first look at Tom Hanks and Halle Berry, as well as Jim Broadbent and Ben Whishaw in the film. Remember, at least for Hanks & Berry, this is only one of six of their looks/costumes as part of the different storylines in this. "We thought about these individual characters as aspects of larger characters," said Lana Wachowski. "Their lives are interwoven over one big story that takes place over a thousand years." Whoa. Excited for more.

Cloud Atlas First Look

Cloud Atlas First Look

Cloud Atlas is the ambitious adaptation of David Mitchell's novel, co-written/directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski (Bound, The Matrix, Speed Racer) and Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run, The International), that features six century-spanning storylines, all using the same actors playing characters across time and space. The film explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave dramatically through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Warner Bros set Cloud Atlas for release October 26th this fall. Curious?

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  • Bobo_Vision
    What the fuck are they wearing? Jee-zus.
  • Bobo_Vision
    Apparently Tom Hanks's grandmother knit him a mo-hair hoodie.
  • rocky728
    I'm assuming that's Hanks portraying Adam Ewing. Funny I had just mentioned this film in the Life of Pi article. Really can't tell much obviously but I'm excited to see this great book come to life. Don't think it'll be for everyone but glad it got made. I read the Wachowski's had to go outside of Hollywood to get the film made and get the financing. Hope it pays off huge for them
    Cool Cool Cool.
  • Must see this!!!! cant wait!.. Tiff is going to be awesomeeeee
  • Ryan Little
    Am I missing something? where is the trailer or even a teaser? 3 months from coming out. Will this be the first film we will watch and not know what it is about?
    • S.pp
      this is a normal action from abnormal directorZ!
  • originalcyn
    hm. kind of random?not what i was expecting, but okay--still teased. Please be good!!!!
  • Xerxexx
  • Prime
    Memory of "speed (fucking) racers".... It Still Hurts!
  • Al
    Another Grotesque movie???
  • Buzzfunk
    After the terrible Brown movie adaptations, I never like Tom H in anything anymore. His last perfect role was in catch me if you can. And Halle B? Come on...meh
  • Kyle Robinson
    The Wachowskis are done. Game over.
  • JBrotsis
    Can't wait for the first trailer to hit, if it looks as good as the pictures that have been posted!
  • mmmmmmmfan
    Is a trailer just not coming? lol Seriously one needs to come SOON jesus.
  • LightningB
    Maybe they will finally catch lightning in a bottle again. At least that's what it's looking like what happened with The Matrix. I know poeple will try to come up with reasons to justify another movie by them but the fact is they've only ever made one stand-out quality film: The first Matrix movie and ONLY the first one.
  • Mister Pain
    Hah... check those dumbass comments. Kids need to go read a book! This is an incredibly ambitious narrative, far from normal Hollywood stuff. Hats off to the W's for even attempting to adapt David Mitchell's brilliant book for the screen.
  • Cody W
    Diggin the description, kinda reminds me of the fountain




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