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Production on Oliver Stone's drama about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is already in production with Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the lead role. The film is simply called Snowden and is already set for release on Christmas Day, so Open Road Films decided to tease the film early on with our first look at Gordon-Levitt as Snowden during his time in the U.S. Army in 2004, an element of his life that many people might not know about. With Stone behind the camera, we're not sure what to expect from this real-life since he's delivered presidential films like Nixon and W. on different ends of the spectrum, so stay tuned. Look!
What's next for the Oscar winner? How about another challenging role. The Daily Mail has revealed the first look photo of the most recent Best Actor Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne in the new film The Danish Girl, from director Tom Hooper (of The King's Speech, Les Miserables). In the film Redmayne plays Einar Wegener, a painter in the 1920s who decides to transform into a woman after he poses in their clothes when a model doesn't show up. He later became Lili Elbe, and this first photo shows Redmaybe in full make-up and clothing as Lili. It will make anyone do a double take. "We're looking at everything from a feminine perspective," Redmayne told them. "I think it's the most sensitive role I have played." Take a look.
A low quality image giving us a first look at the 80s cartoon come to life in Jem and the Holograms has been making the rounds after appearing in a magazine, and now Universal Pictures has released an official high-resolution version that we can check out. The original animated series began airing in 1985 and ran for three seasons, following the adventures of the Jem, the musical superstar alter ego of a young woman named Jerrica Benton who, with the help of a holographic computer called Synergy, is able to clandestinely perform rock concerts with her friends. But the movie may end up a little different than that. Look below!
Last month the teaser trailer for Fantastic Four came out of nowhere, finally showing off what we can expect from Josh Trank's comic book reboot. The teaser was pretty heavy-handed, going for a tone akin to Interstellar, so we're wondering just what we'll see in the next trailer. In the meantime, Empire has released four new images from the film, each giving us a new look at Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell and Kate Mara in the film. There's nothing too revealing here, but at his point, we'll take what we can get. The film doesn't hit until later this summer, so we've probably got time to wait for more footage. Look!
We've already seen Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and of course, Henry Cavill as Superman. And now director Zack Snyder has given us another glimpse into the world of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice by posting the first image of Jason Momoa as the first big screen version of Aquaman. Snyder made the reveal on Twitter, just like he did with the Batmobile and the first photo of the new Batman, and this time the photo comes with the curious tagline of "Unite the seven." Could this be referring to the seven members of Justice League or maybe the seven relics of Atlantis? We're not sure.
Now that the cast of X-Men: Apocalypse has been expanded to include Game of Thrones" star Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Mud star Tye Sheridan as Cyclops and Drumline: A New Beat star Alexandra Shipp as Storm, it's time to focus on other aspects of the film as production looms closer. Director Bryan Singer just teased a piece of concept art from Grant Major (who previously worked on Green Lantern) showing a mysterious figure standing at the entry ramp to some sort of ship. At first glance, I thought this might just be the Blackbird, but many believe this to be Apocalypse's artificially intelligent vessel known as Ship. Look!
A film festival is more than the films they play. It's all the people who attend, the atmosphere, the venues, the markets, the celebrities, the onlookers. As a member of the press attending festivals to see films, that's usually the focus of our coverage (and most coverage out there). But when I attend festivals there's so much more going on around me and I love these festivals because of the feeling in the air. The love for film that wafts through the air, the decorations and cinematic quirks hidden on every street, the crowds and people, the elegant venues turned into movie palaces. Obviously it's best to just come to the festival and experience it yourself, but I always try to capture this feeling in photos during the festival. Here's a look at Berlinale.
Technically, we've already gotten a first look at the anticipated adaptation of the Marvel Comics character Deadpool that 20t Century Fox finally decided to bring to theaters next year. What really pushed production of the film forward was the excitement that resulted from the leaked test reel that featured Ryan Reynolds in the title role. Now the film is exactly one year away today, and Reynolds has teased the arrival of the Merc with a Mouth by posting a behind the scenes photo from the set of the film. It's not much, but we do see a prototype of the mask Reynolds will be wearing for part of the film. Or maybe that's just a mold of what it will look like, because there will probably be some visual effects used for his face too. Look now!
Last year, we heard about the new drama Spotlight, the latest film from Win Win and The Station Agent director Tom McCarthy. The film focuses on the story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe journalists who exposed the Catholic Church's decades-long cover-up of child molestation in Massachusetts, and a stellar cast was announced last year including Michael Keaton, Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery and more. Now they all appear, along with Brian d'Arcy, in the first photo from the film which takes its title from the Spotlight Team of reporters who discovered this story.
If you're not a sports fan, there's a good chance you simply didn't care about Super Bowl XLIX last weekend. However, if you're a Marvel fan, you might care to know that Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) and Captain America (Chris Evans) were pitted against each other leading up to the game, because Evans is a die-hard New England Patriots fan and Pratt was devoted to the Seattle Seahawks. Well, before the game last Sunday, the two made a bet that whoever lost would have to visit a charity of the winner's choice dressed as their respective Marvel character. And since the Patriots won, Pratt suited up for a charity visit.
Over a year ago, we got a teaser poster for Ben Wheatley's adaptation of High-Rise, the next twisted thriller after a series of masterful indies such as Kill List and Sightseers. And now the film is finally looking to hit theaters with sales happening at the European Film Market, which means we get a first look at the thriller starring Tom Hiddleston. The rest of the cast is pretty impressive too since it includes Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Elisabeth Moss, Luke Evans and Stacy Martin, though they aren't anywhere to be seen in this first photo. This is certainly one we're looking forward to whenever it may arrive. Look!
Right now, Liza Johnson's historical drama Elvis & Nixon is looking for international buyers at the European Film Market, and that means we get our first look at the film that stars Michael Shannon (Man of Steel) and Kevin Spacey ("House of Cards") as iconic rock musician Elvis Presley and President Richard M. Nixon respectively. The film tells the story of these two American men meeting at the Oval Office when The King asked the president if he could be made a special FBI operative. It's a true story, and one that has never been told on-screen before. Shannon looks weird as Elvis, but I really want to hear him speak. Look!
Every year, after the Academy Award nominations are announced, all those who were honored with an Oscar nod are rounded up for a luncheon leading up to the actual ceremony. And every year, there's a class photo taken of all the nominees which we like to highlight, simply because of the sheer number of Hollywood's biggest talents being together in a single room. The nominees for the 87th Academy Awards are a powerhouse of major talent (even if there are some worthy names snubbed this year), and you can see them regressing back to high school with this yearbook photo. Even Neil Patrick Harris is there. Look!
Coming this summer from producer Sam Raimi is the remake of the 80s horror favorite Poltergeist. This time it's Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt in the lead roles as parents who find their family threatened by a supernatural forced inside their new home. Monster House director Gil Kenan is at the helm, which seems all too appropriate, and now we have some first look photos from the film, including the iconic shot from the original film that everyone remembers. This likely means that the first trailer is on the way sometime soon, but in the meantime, these photos will have to do. But no sign of Jared Harris yet.