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Yep, we're the ones posting an entire news story about a logo for a movie. But this is for a movie we might just call our most anticipated movie in the works at the moment. So, why not. Plus it looks pretty damn cool. With the first trailer for Christopher Nolan's new sci-fi movie Interstellar set to debut in front of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug this weekend, we're finally going to get a glimpse what Nolan has been hiding this whole time. Until then, our very first tease comes in the form of this logo, simply a black & white design with a bit of flare coming off of some dark round object. That is likely the wormhole mentioned in the current synopsis going around, but I'm sure more will be revealed in the trailer this weekend. View below.
Electro Arrives on New Years Eve. And he's not going to be happy. Hidden in the trailer (see above shot at 2:08 into it) for Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man 2 that just arrived last week is a viral URL for a website. It took fans a week to discover the URL, but SuperHeroHype spotted it and wrote about it. The site, titled Electro Arrives, currently shows Dane DeHaan as Harry Osborn looking at a countdown timer and nothing else. The countdown ends around New Years Eve, which links to the Spidey promo happening in Times Square. Which means Electro is going to show up ("arrives") and blow that place out - awesome. Right as Spidey swings in, I bet Electro will show up too and black out Times Square. This should be fun.
We've seen Caesar in war paint and Andy Serkis riding a horse on set in photos from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the sequel to the surprise success Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and now the first batch of teaser posters are here showing the ape revolutionaries in ready for battle. These might be part of one large banner for the sequel, but they're all show in parts on the film's official website. In addition, we have word that the first trailer for the film will arrive on December 18th, and you'll likely see it in theaters when Fox's The Secret Life of Walter Mitty hits theaters a week later on Christmas Day. See posters below!
In just over a week, fans will be clamoring to see Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Fans who are really eager to see the film can see it in six days if they purchase Fandango's special Superticket for the sequel. But in the meantime, we have another piece of promotion for the comedy, and it doesn't spoil any of the jokes from the film. Funny or Die gathered up Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper and Chris Cuomo from the real news world to discuss their experience and perception of Ron Burgundy. Supposedly he's a "bit of an asshole" and even had a mustache rivalry with a young Wolf Blitzer back in the day. Watch below!
Get ready for hell. With the first trailer for Doug Liman's sci-fi time loop movie Edge of Tomorrow, formerly known as All You Need is Kill (based on the book titled), due out in a few days this week, marketing is finally launching. The first teases we're getting are from a viral twitter acting as an embedded journalist in the European Army's United Defense Force (UDF). He's in Verdun, France posting photos and updates as "the Edge of Tomorrow war feed." There are glimpses of Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, but the trailer is what we're really waiting to see. These actually look like bits of the trailer, or a scene, that they've cut up.
One of the films from Fantastic Fest 2013 selected to be part of Alamo Drafthouse's nationwide tour was Big Bad Wolves, a new genre film from Israeli directing duo Aaron Keshales and Navot Papushado. The film is a dark horror comedy that somehow injects humor into a story about a child's murder. Sounds grim, but the film won five awards from the Ophirs, which are Israel's version of the Oscars. Now a stylish new poster for the film has debuted, complete with a quote from Quentin Tarantino who said, "Not only is this the best film in Busan, this is the best film of the year." It wasn't on his Top 10 from earlier this year though, but maybe he saw the film after that list was put together? Anyway, check out the first poster below!
Briefly: Following last week's debut of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer, we have the unsurprising news that the film will be hitting IMAX 3D screens next summer. The film will hit screens internationally starting on April 16th, 2014 and then theaters in the United States on May 2nd, 2014. But that's not all. Columbia Pictures just announced that Spidey has been named the “Official Super Hero of Times Square 2014," and while it's mostly just publicity bullshit, the webslinging superhero will be on top of the Times Square Ball Drop on New Year's Eve in New York City. In addition, there will be footage from the film showing on the screens in Times Square. Spidey is a New York native after all, so it just makes perfect sense.
Don't mess with this guy. We're due for a trailer sometime by the end of the year, until then this will have to hold us over. Columbia Pictures has debuted the first look at Denzel Washington in Antoine Fuqua's The Equalizer, adapted from the 80's CBS show. The project has been in development for years and was finally filmed in and around Boston, MA earlier this year. Two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington plays Robert McCall, a veteran covert operative who, seeking redemption, quits the his agency and puts a classified ad in the newspaper that reads simply: "Got a problem? Odds against you? Call the Equalizer." Nice gun, McCall.
"I'm in a glass case of emotion!" Bad news, sports fans. While Ron Burgundy was slated to join ESPN's SportsCenter today as guest host (we teased his interview with Peyton Manning yesterday), the appearance featuring Will Ferrell along with David Koechner as Champ Kind (WHAMMY!) has been canceled. ESPN announced the bad news (via THR) because of a news conference regarding sexual assault allegations against quarterback Jameis Winston set for today, and that will take prominence as real sports news. But to stop your tears, we have Steve Carell's incredible audition video as weatherman Brick Tamland when Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy was still just developing. Watch below!
Big casting announcement for the Warcraft movie tonight. Variety is reporting that four more names are set for Duncan Jones' Warcraft movie in the works at Legendary. The big four are: Ben Foster (of 3:10 to Yuma, Pandorum, Rampart, Ain't Them Bodies Saints, Lone Survivor), Toby Kebbell (of RocknRolla, Prince of Persia, Sorcerer's Apprentice, Wrath of the Titans, The East), Rob Kazinsky (of "True Blood", Red Tails + Chuck Hansen in Pacific Rim) in three lead roles, with Dominic Cooper (Mamma Mia, Devil's Double, Captain America, Need for Speed) in negotiations for a part as well. All four of these guys are very talented actors on the rise and should make for a gritty, badass cast of humans. So who will they be playing?
We've highlighted one of the awards season roundtables from The Hollywood Reporter featuring the directors of some of the likely Oscar contenders, and the trade has plenty more extended talks that you can check out with writers, actors, actresses, cinematographers and more right here. Now we have a roundtable focusing on one specific film: The Wolf of Wall Street. Legendary director Martin Scorsese sits down with Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and screenwriter Terrence Winter for a 26-minute chat about the film, including the difficulty of cutting down the film from an initial 4-hour cut and much more. Watch!
"And I shall call you Sting!" We're less than two weeks from the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, which means Tolkien mania is kicking back in. While you can purchase prop replicas of the various weapons from shops like United Cutlery and Weta, swordsmith Tony Swatton of the YouTube series "Men At Arms" tackles making a full replica of Bilbo's sword Sting from scratch. While this isn't exactly showing us what it was like when the elves forged the dagger, it is a badass video showing us what it's like to make one of these for real nowadays. Yea, I'd like my own real-life Sting to fend off (Mirkwood) Spiders, too.
Continuing the hype for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, we already know that Will Ferrell is guest hosting SportsCenter on ESPN on Thursday, December 5th (same day the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 arrives) as Ron Burgundy. Now we have a tease of Burgundy's appearance on the program, complete with an interview with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. But that's not all. For all you scotch lovers, Riviera Imports is releasing Ron Burgundy Blended Scotch Whisky (Great Odin's Raven Special Reserve) sometime this month. Check out the interview and details on the new scotch below.
Along with some first look photos we posted just last month, director Kevin Smith said he was hoping to bring his indie horror film Tusk to the 2014 Sundance Film Festival for a premiere. However, it turns out Smith has a couple more days of filming to shoot in Los Angeles once an unknown actor becomes available to play a small role in December or January. Since Smith wouldn't have time to finish the film before Sundance (in January) with that schedule, he's going to premiere the trailer for the film with one of the midnight screenings in Park City, which usually features some odd horror and comedy worthy of the late night time slot. Smith also posted a comic style flyer advertising the podcast the main characters host Look!