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Tomorrow a brand new trailer for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues will arrive, and this one should actually have footage from the movie as opposed to the hilarious teasers featuring Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and David Koechner talking to the audience. But in the meantime, Paramount Pictures has decided to keep the hype going with the first teaser poster for the film. The film doesn't even need the entire face of Ferrell to sell the film. Hell, it doesn't even need the film's title. All we get is Ron Burgundy's signature mustache, and the familiar quote turned tagline "It's kind of a big deal." We can't wait!
This summer, Idris Elba sees summer blockbuster action in Pacific Rim, and he just landed a role alongside Javier Bardem and Sean Penn in The Gunman. But later this fall, Elba might be entering awards consideration territory with Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. The film from Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl) has been in the works ever since Mandela himself granted the rights to his life story to producer Anant Singh fifteen years ago. The movie follows Mandela's life from his childhood in a small village all the way up to his inauguration as President of the South Africa, and now the teaser poster is here.
After the first red band trailer and a Hit Girl (Chloe Moretz) centric international trailer for Kick-Ass 2, we're hoping there's a little more of a tease in store before the film arrives later this summer. But until then, MTV had an exclusive visit to the set of the comic book sequel, complete with quick interviews with Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Donald Faison and more. The set visit highlights the evil lair that superhero Red Mist, now the vengeful villain The Mother Fucker, has created for him and his legion of bad guys. But Kick-Ass and his team of heroes, including Jim Carrey, won't back down. Watch!
Last night, audiences flocked to theaters for midnight showings of Man of Steel, and while some might be disappointed at a lack of a scene during or at the end of the credits like when Marvel set up The Avengers at the end of Iron Man, that doesn't mean there aren't nuggets of a larger DC Comics universe on the big screen that could lead to more. After all, we just heard a Man of Steel sequel is being fast-tracked with director Zack Snyder and writer David S. Goyer returning, the latter also having a deal for a potential Justice League movie. And while the new movie doesn't directly set it up, there are hints at a larger world.
There's been plenty of action in the impressive trailers and epic TV spots for the summer blockbuster Pacific Rim, but now a new featurette takes the time to show off the giant robots that we've seen battling these huge monsters known as kaiju. The robots are called Jaegers, and this new featurette explains their inception and features director Guillermo del Toro talking at great length about how they were designed and just how important the science behind the robots turned out to be. Cast members like Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba also detail the different Jaegers across the world with great new footage. Watch!
"Time to meet the Devil." Ah my eyes, so bright! More neon art to go right along with the film which was lit pretty much entirely by neon lights. Radius-TWC has put out a new poster for Nicolas Winding Refn's Only God Forgives, which premiered to boos and cheers in Cannes a few weeks ago. The latest poster has Ryan Gosling front and center, layered with bright red and blue patterns. His poster goes with the other two for the other supporting cast members: his mother Crystal and his nemesis, the "Angel of Vengeance" Chang. As a fan of this divisive, dark, bloody film and Refn's subversive style, I must continue to support it even amidst all the criticism. Another new US trailer is now available (view it here) to compliment these latest posters.
After an unexpectedly stylish teaser poster for Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters showed up earlier this week, a more standard one sheet for the fantasy sequel starring Logan Lerman as our titular hero, along with Alexandra Daddario and Brandon T. Jackson. Flaming embers have been switched out for what seems to be snow, but the poster is still pretty damn cool. It doesn't even need to use Lerman's full face to try and sell the film (granted he's not necessarily a box office draw), and that sword with the glowing trident symbol just looks bad ass. Of course, we're still not sure if the movie can deliver later this summer. Look!
The end is now. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg make their directorial debut on the big screen as their apocalyptic comedy This is The End hits theaters everywhere today. And if there were any younger audiences who weren't already aware of the film, MTV helped out a little with the cross-promotion The Real World: This is The End Edition. Using the only staple the network has left (since music videos just went out the window a long time ago), a couple people from "The Real World: Portland" get into disagreements with the cast of This is The End including Rogen, Jay Baruchel, James Franco and more.
And the sea turned to blood... There is no tagline on this poster, but it's kind of epic enough on its own not to need one. Warner Bros has unveiled a new poster for the 300 sequel 300: Rise of an Empire, directed by Noam Murro. Sullivan Stapleton stars in the movie as Greek general Themistocles, seen on the poster standing in front of a gigantic dark red wave. It's fairly dead-on imagery, but cool to see used so starkly for this kind of poster. A change in the marketing tone (from this) since it was delayed to early 2014? Perhaps. With Zack Snyder's Man of Steel about to arrive, we might finally see the trailer. Check this out, watch here.
"He was convinced that the world wasn't ready. What do you think?" Wow. These are spectacular, I think I need to get my hands on both of them. Stunning. Leading up to the final moments before release, Mondo Tees has revealed their two pieces of artwork for Zack Snyder's Man of Steel, the triumphant return of Superman, starring Henry Cavill as Clark Kent. One of these posters is by artist Ken Taylor, based on the imagery of young Clark with a cape running around his Smallville farm. The other art is by Martin Ansin and, to use Mondo's own words, is "unbelievable" how epic and amazing and awesome it is. See both below!
Let the hype begin. This was perfect timing. To go along with the world premiere of Man of Steel tonight, as well as the embargo for critics/reviews lifting, Deadline is reporting news that director Zack Snyder and writer David S. Goyer are back for the Man of Steel sequel. No surprise there. I've seen the movie and it's awesome and this thing has a hell of a lot of buzz behind it, as DC Comics' epic reboot in the cinematic world in hopes of, maybe, leading towards Justice League. Which is the talk behind the talk tonight. In addition to the sequel news, SlashFilm caught another tweet about Goyer's involvement with the JLA movie.
We're not sure what to expect from the fantasy sequel Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, mostly because it looks pretty generic, even if Nathan Fillion does help sweeten the deal. However, we weren't expecting the marketing to take this stylish turn with a new character poster featuring Logan Lerman as the titular hero. Forgoing the usual Photoshop chaos, lacking any debris and flaming embers, and barely using any color, we're actually pretty pleased with this piece of work. There might be more posters on the way with the other characters, but for now, this one is a solid direction for a film clearly geared towards a younger audience.
The most recent trailer for Edgar Wright's third part of the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, The World's End, showed the robotic, blue-blooded threat facing Simon Pegg and Nick Frost along with their friends Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Rosamund Pike and Eddie Marsan. Now a batch of fiery new character posters have showed up for each of them, giving them a nickname that might also be the name of a bar on the epic pub crawl the crew is taking before an apocalyptic threat makes things more complicated. We've still got a couple months before this film hits theaters, but we're damn excited to see it. Look below!
Late last summer, we got our first look at the new prison escape thriller titled The Tomb starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. Well, since then, the film from director Mikael Håfström (1408, The Rite) has been retitled Escape Plan, and now the fall release is gearing up the hype machine with the first poster. That usually means the first trailer isn't too far behind, likely arriving sometime next week, but until then this poster is pretty cool. It features Sly and Arnold back-to-back in what the tagline touts as "the most secure prison ever built," so this will probably be an impressive, heist-style escape. Look!