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Type: Promotional. Nine characters - and one director! One of the sci-fi movies we're anxiously awaiting this summer is Joon-ho Bong's Snowpiercer, a post-apocalyptic ensemble action drama set entirely on one massive train during the next ice age. We've featured a couple of different posters and images from the film already, but our friends at Movies.com came across the Snowpiercer motherload - a set of 10 "passport" photos featuring our first look at 9 different characters, and one for director Joon-ho Bong himself. We finally get to see Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton (!), John Hurt, Kang-ho Song, Jamie Bell and others.
In addition to director Marc Webb in production on The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Twitter has seen some great updates from Bryan Singer as he moves along on X-Men: Days of Future Past. Not many have been worthy of posting as an individual story, but today, Singer revealed a first look photo of a certain character from X-Men: First Class. We're pretty sure this is character design art and not a first look picture of Beast, but it looks slightly different than the version Nicholas Hoult played in the first franchise prequel. Hoult is still playing the character, but it looks like the make-up may have changed a bit. Read on!
We've been waiting quite awhile for a better impression of Neill Blomkamp's follow-up to District 9, another original sci-fi film called Elysium. Last year's Comic-Con introduce audiences to some footage which impressed quite a bit, and we've seen a couple photos featuring Matt Damon and Sharlto Copley all decked out in technology. Now a couple more photos of Damon and co-star Alice Braga have surfaced with the promise of the first trailer finally debuting next Tuesday, which is the day after some sort of viral film footage event is taking place in a few locations. I love the combination of grit and future sci-fi technology in these photos. It seems like this could be yet another really special sci-fi film from Blomkamp.
Another day, another cast member for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Just last month Chris Cooper boarded the sequel as another potential future villain in the form of Norman Osborn, founder of Oscorp and father to Peter Parker's best friend Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan). Now director Marc Webb has keyed us into another cast member, likely only playing a bit part, as he tweeted one of his behind-the-scenes production photos, and it just happened to be of "The Office" star B.J. Novak. While the photo looks rather ominous, it's likely Novak is playing some university figure as the story is said to take Parker to college.
Rrrrraaaaaggggeeee!! No tagline needed. Everything that needs to be said is being said on Hugh Jackman's face, screaming in rage as Wolverine. 20th Century Fox has unveiled two new posters for James Mangold's The Wolverine standalone spin-off movie set in Japan, just before the trailer arrives this week. Both of the posters show Hugh Jackman as Logan screaming with his claws out, but they also have that kind of shiny, comic book-feel which really makes them feel a bit cheap. I love the ninja artwork, I just wish it wasn't a bad Photoshop and had more of a full-on comic book feel, like the first Wolverine teaser poster. That said, this still looks awesome. While we wait for the trailer to arrive, EW also unveiled a new set of photos. See below!
Her, remember Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief? Well, you may have forgotten that there's a sequel coming this year in the form of Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, with Logan Lerman reprising his heoric title role, joined by his stunning female sidekick Alexandra Daddario as Annabeth and Brandon T. Jackson as the satyr Grover. Now we have some photos giving us our first look at the sequel (the first trailer won't be far behind), including new cast members like Douglas Smith as Tyson the Cyclops and Leven Rambin as Clarisse La Rue, daughter of the war god Ares as they join our heroes on a quest to retrieve the Golden Fleece in order to save their homeland and Camp Half-Blood. Photos below!
Do you want to taste some Kaiju blood? We're waiting to see a follow-up trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim since the first one debuted last December, and while we got a good look at the enormous Kaiju monsters in that footage, there's still more to see. Warner Bros has started teasing even more of the Kaiju with some teaser images that have started to pop up on movie websites this past weekend. Another one has shown up today giving us our first look at some dark blue blood of these destructive creatures that we build gigantic robots to fight off. I'm sure these viral photos are leading somewhere, and I'm intrigued to find out.
Audiences are eagerly awaiting the first trailer for The Wolverine, the follow-up to X-Men Origins: Wolverine with director James Mangold hopefully steering Logan (Hugh Jackman) in a much higher quality direction than the abysmal prequel. We've seen a couple cool posters, not to mention a first look photo, and now we have some new images from the film (and a couple others that surfaced online that we never covered). This time Wolverine gets his claws bloody and soaking wet in two different images. And if these shots get you excited, the first trailer will arrive online March 27th with a sneak peek the day before.
If seeing Robert Pattinson step outside his sparkly vampire self from The Twilight Saga for more serious dramas like Water for Elephants and Cosmopolis just didn't sit right with you, then we have a new film that might work. David Michôd made a splash with his low key Australian crime drama Animal Kingdom starring Joel Edgerton, and now he's back with The Rover. The film sees Pattinson in the middle of the desert sometime in the near future after a financial collapse has sent many away from the city to all corners of the world to try and live on as little as they can. Many have become hustlers, petty criminals and other seedy characters and Guy Pearce looks to be one of them in this first look photo from the film. Look below!
"It's time for a change." It's time for a new Superman. A grittier Superman. A Zack Snyder Superman. But will we get a new Zack Snyder? We're still waiting for the next trailer for Snyder's Man of Steel, but in the meantime, marketing is kicking up now that we're in March and only three months away from the release this summer. Total Film, the movie magazine, has debuted a new cover photo featuring Henry Cavill in full costume (with cape) as Superman, standing behind Amy Adams as the new Lois Lane, reporter for the Daily Planet. A nice, clean version of the photo has been posted and it's worth sharing/discussing below.
This is why I love social media. One of the best examples of a great use of social media for hype, reference, story-building, and just general cinematic awesomeness. Thanks to a tip from our good friends at SlashFilm, we found out that over this past weekend, The Wolverine director James Mangold posted a series of 10 photos on his twitter feed to highlight, as he describes, "images from films that inspired / influenced The Wolverine." His photos are actually a fantastic set of 10 great films, and it's cool to see them listed together for a sense of the tone and style he's going for. As he states: "Name the movies. Even better, go see them."
"I don't want to dress up a picture with just my face." Just before the Oscar ceremony yesterday, Deadline posted news that The Weinstein Company was "wrapping up a deal to acquire domestic rights to" Grace of Monaco. The film, which we've mentioned once or twice before (with a first look that got removed), stars Nicole Kidman as actress Grace Kelly and her "involvement" with Monaco's Prince Rainier III, played by Tim Roth. To go along with the acquisition news, Bleeding Cool found two official photos from the film, giving us two good looks at Kidman as Kelly. TWC will apparently give the film a solid 800-screen release.
If you haven't been following director Marc Webb on Twitter, you're missing out on some fun teases for the 2014 comic book sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2. He's posted some pictures of FBI agents, Oscorp laboratories and most recently, teased a new suit that Andrew Garfield will don for the sequel. Now the first official image of that suit is here, and there's some considerable differences from the suit in the first film, the biggest change being in the eyes which are now white and much larger. Otherwise, the rest of the suit looks much more like the one that Tobey Maguire wore for Sam Raimi's film trilogy. See below!
The "Iron Throne" versus Riddick's Throne? That's not a debate I dare open the doors to, so I'll stay away for now. We're still waiting for a trailer for the new Riddick sequel, but in the meantime, Vin Diesel keeps debuting photos on his own Facebook page. Most of his photos have been gritty shots from the set, this time it's a nice clear shot of the "Alpha Furyan" Riddick sitting on his badass futuristic throne. It's worth taking a look at while we keep waiting. "It has been 9 years since the Chronicles of Riddick was released... all along I knew I would eventually have to return to that dark place, the mind of an Alpha Furyan..." See him below.