First Look: Disney & Marvel's First Animated Feature Film 'Big Hero 6'

Big Hero 6

Ever since getting a first look at San Fransokyo, we've been waiting to see more of Walt Disney Animation and Marvel's first animated big screen collaboration Big Hero 6. With the release of the first trailer coming on Thursday, the first images from the film have finally arrived, giving us a first look at the young robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada and his best friend, a robot named Baymax. So far we only know that T.J. Miller, Maya Rudolph and Jamie Chung are providing voices, so hopefully the first trailer will reveal the rest of the cast. Either way, seeing the first animated Marvel comic adaptation on the big screen has us excited.

 Posted May 20 in Animation, First Look, Photos | Comments

First Look: Anna Kendrick & Barden Bellas Back in 'Pitch Perfect 2'

Pitch Pefect 2

As the cast of Pitch Perfect 2 is adding new members like True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld (who could inherit the franchise if there's a Pitch Perfect 3) and "Futurama" and "Sons of Anarchy" star Katey Sagal as her mother, rehearsal for the film are already underway with the Barden Bellas. We saw some photos with some of the cast at rehearsal when Steinfeld was cast in the film, but now a much better photo from behind the scenes has popped up, complete with returning cast members Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow with the rest of the female a capella team, including director Elizabeth Banks. Look below!

 Posted May 16 in First Look, Photos | Comments

Today's the Day: J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Begins Filming

Star Wars

A new era begins now. Today is the first day of filming on Star Wars: Episode VII, the continuation of the Star Wars franchise started in 1977. To mark the occasion, the @bad_robot Twitter account sent out a photo of the clapboard from the first day of shooting, with nothing else besides the hashtag "#dayone". This is it. We can't turn back now. By late 2015, movie fans the world over will be lining up at theaters for the return of Han Solo, Luke & Leia Skywalker, Chewie, R2 & C3PO, and the introduction of some new Jedi. The new cast features John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac and Adam Driver. See the tweet and photo below.

 Posted May 15 in Hype, Movie News, Photos, Star Wars | Comments

First Look: Tina Fey, Adam Driver, More in 'This is Where I Leave You'

This is Where I Leave You

Though Adam Driver is across the pond shooting Star Wars: Episode VII, later this year we'll see the actor in Shawn Levy's dysfunctional ensemble comedy This is Where I Leave You, an adaptation of Jonathan Tropper's novel of the same name. And as you'll see in the photo of most of the principal cast below. Driver is far from being the biggest name in the roster as the film also features Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Rose Byrne, Kathryn Hahn, Connie Britton, Ben Schwartz, Timothy Olyphant, Corey Stoll, Abigail Spencer, Aaron Lazar, Debra Monk and Jane Fonda. The story follows a dysfunctional family that is forced to come together and sit shiva when their father passes away. Look now!

 Posted May 15 in First Look, Photos | Comments

Check Out the First Images from 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I'

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I

Later this year, The Hunger Games franchise continues with Mockingjay - Part I, the first in a two-part finale of the international young adult sci-fi sensation starring Jennifer Lawrence. After The Hunger Games: Catching Fire left us on a bit of a cliffhanger, we're eager to continue the story. The first teaser poster arrived pretty early, and now a cool new official website has arrived, giving us our first look at the film with an image featuring Julianne Moore as President Coin as she speaks with the late Philip Seymour Hoffman as Plutarch Heavensbee. There's also a shot of Jeffrey Wright as the brilliant Beetee, seemingly in the same scene, and an extensive interview with Moore about starring in the film. Look below!

 Posted May 15 in First Look, Photos | Comments

First Look: Tom Hanks Selling Tom Tykwer's 'Hologram for the King'

A Hologram for a King

Though director Tom Tykwer's team up with Andy & Lana Wachowski on Cloud Atlas may not have turned into a box office hit, critics and those who saw it have found a fantastic sci-fi epic. Now Tom Hanks is reteaming with Tykwer for the filmmaker's latest project, A Hologram for the King. Based on Dave Eggers' bestselling book of the same name, the film follows a a struggling businessman named Alan Clay (Hanks) in a rising Saudi Arabian city as he pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter's college tuition, and finally do something great. Now we have the first photo from the film. Look!

 Posted May 14 in First Look, Photos | Comments

Zack Snyder Reveals Batmobile and Ben Affleck as the New Batman

Batman vs. Superman

Following yesterday's tease of the new Batmobile for Batman vs. Superman, we understood that today would bring a full reveal of Bruce Wayne's signature Dark Knight vehicle. However, director Zack Snyder decided to sneak attack us with not only a better look at the Batmobile, but with the first image of Ben Affleck suited up as The Caped Crusader. It's a suit design that we haven't seen on the big screen before, and Affleck certainly looks pretty bulky in it. Is that all his own muscle or is that just the suit adding that definition? Anyway, Snyder shot this on set with his Leica M Monochrom camera. See the first look photo!

 Posted May 13 in DC, First Look, Hype, Photos | Comments

'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Poster Arrives Before a New Trailer

Transformers: Age of Extinction

There will be a new trailer for Transformers: Age of Extinction arriving at 12am Pacific time on May 15th this week, and in anticipation of seeing even more of Michael Bay's last cinematic outing with the transforming robots, a new poster has arrived along with some new photos. The poster features Optimus Prime riding Grimlock, which we've seen in the trailer for the franchise sequel and pseudo-reboot. Meanwhile, the new photos seem to be unused concepts for posters (notice the space for title text and credits) that show off some of the new weapons that Optimus and Bumblebee are equipped with this time.

 Posted May 12 in Hype, Photos, Posters, SciFi | Comments

'Batman vs. Superman' Batmobile Teased Before Reveal Tomorrow

Batman vs. Superman

Production on Batman vs. Superman is happening imminently, which means it's about time we get an official first look from the film. Director Zack Snyder has already talked about seeing Ben Affleck in the suit, but Warner Bros. isn't ready to reveal that just yet. However, it sounds like we're going to get our first look at the new Batmobile tomorrow as Snyder teased the reveal with a glimpse at the vehicle hidden under a tarp. However, it's been pulled back a little bit so we can see the giant tires and exhaust. It looks to have some inspiration from the Tumbler in Christopher Nolan's series, but the front is much smaller. Look!

 Posted May 12 in DC, First Look, Hype, Photos | Comments

Johnny Depp Gets Blonde Hair & Hipster Mustache in 'Mortdecai'


Well, the techno-thriller Transcendence may not have worked out all that well for Johnny Depp last month, but fans of the actor needn't worry, because 2015 will put Depp back on the weird side again. Mortdecai is an adaptation Kyril Bonfiglioli's The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery, the author's final novel which remained unfinished until satirist and parodist Craig Brown completed it. In the film, Depp plays the title character, an art dealer setting off from adventure to misadventure via Jersey and Moscow to a final showdown in a Buckinghamshire bungalow of unparalleled hideousness. Sounds pretty wild. And now we have a first look at a blonde, mustachioed Depp in the film, looking like a dashing hipster. Look!

 Posted May 8 in First Look, Photos | Comments

First Look: Matthew McConaughey Has a Lunar Lander in 'Interstellar'


In just over a week, the second official trailer for Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated sci-fi drama Interstellar will arrive with Warner Bros. and Legendary's release of Godzilla. The first teaser poster just debuted with the provoking tagline of, "Mankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here." And now we have the first official still from the film featuring Matthew McConaughey holding a model of the lunar lander used to leave our mark on the moon. In the foreground are co-stars Timothée Chalamet and Mackenzie Foy. We can't imagine how much the online world will be buzzing after this new trailer hits.

 Posted May 8 in First Look, Photos, SciFi | Comments

First Look: Nicole Kidman & Joseph Fiennes in Aussie 'Strangerland'


Later this month, we'll have reports coming out of the Cannes Film Festival in France where Nicole Kidman will finally be seen in the drama Grace of Monaco from The Weinstein Company. But on the Cannes marketplace, another film hailing from the Australian actress' homeland will be for sale. Strangerland is an outback thriller following Kidman and Joseph Fiennes (Shakespeare in Love) as a couple whose marriage is tested when their two teenage children end up lost in the Australian desert. In addition to the stress of mysteriously losing their children, the locals begin to turn on the couple when they need help the most. Now we have a first look from the thriller with Kidman clearly in turmoil. Look below!

 Posted May 5 in First Look, Photos | Comments

Better Look: Official 'Ghostbusters' Ecto-1 LEGO Set Coming June 1st

Ghostbusters LEGO Set

In case you haven't heard yet, there's a LEGO set of the signature vehicle from Ghostbusters hitting shelves on June 1st. We've featured some photos of the LEGO brick version of the Ecto-1 previously, but now we get an even more in-depth look at the set thanks to Brent Waller (via SlashFilm), the man who created the custom set that inspired LEGO to manufacture their official version by way of the LEGO Ideas community (formerly LEGO Cuusoo). Waller has provided some new photos of the official set and put them side-by-side with is original creation to see how LEGO made some slight changes to perfect the set. Look!

 Posted May 5 in Cool Stuff, Photos | Comments

First Look: Two New Photos of Brad Pitt & Cast in David Ayer's 'Fury'


Following a stylish cast photo and some pictures straight from the set by way of director David Ayer, the first official photos from the World War II drama Fury have arrived. Brad Pitt, going by the name Wardaddy, leads an American tank crew in Nazi Germany, but he's probably not collecting Nazi scalps this time. However, he's surrounded by an impressive cast that includes Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena, Jon Bernthal and Jason Isaacs. This has the potential to be one of the great movies that Ayer delivers as a director, especially with this talent in front of the camera. We're hoping for the best. Look!

 Posted May 2 in First Look, Photos | Comments



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