‘Mary Poppins Returns’: First Look At Emily Blunt As The Charismatic Nanny

Disney has released the first image of Emily Blunt as the magical and charming Nanny from the upcoming film Mary Poppins Returns, the sequel to the 1964 pic Mary Poppins, which starred Julie Andrews. Rob Marshall is directing, with production underway in London. The film is slated for release Christmas Day, 2018.
In the new photo – see it below – we spot the title character standing in front of the Banks’ residence, holding her magical bag of endless wonders.
The new…

Disney has released the first image of Emily Blunt as the magical and charming Nanny from the upcoming film Mary Poppins Returns, the sequel to the 1964 pic Mary Poppins, which starred Julie Andrews. Rob Marshall is directing, with production underway in London. The film is slated for release Christmas Day, 2018. In the new photo – see it below – we spot the title character standing in front of the Banks’ residence, holding her magical bag of endless wonders. The new…

‘Carrie Pilby’ Trailer: Bel Powley Stars As A Recluse Young Genius

Going to Harvard at age 14 and writing “several strongly worded letters to oil companies” at age 6 doesn’t classify as normal, and from The Orchard’s newly released trailer for its upcoming film Carrie Pilby, Carrie’s life does indeed seem anything but conventional. The Susan Johnson-directed coming-of-age comedy is based on Caren Lissner’s bestseller and stars Bel Powley as a young genius who doesn’t necessarily know it all.
In the film, written by Kara Holden, Carrie…

Going to Harvard at age 14 and writing “several strongly worded letters to oil companies” at age 6 doesn’t classify as normal, and from The Orchard’s newly released trailer for its upcoming film Carrie Pilby, Carrie’s life does indeed seem anything but conventional. The Susan Johnson-directed coming-of-age comedy is based on Caren Lissner’s bestseller and stars Bel Powley as a young genius who doesn’t necessarily know it all. In the film, written by Kara Holden, Carrie…

Gravitas Ventures Lands LA Film Festival Pic ’11:55′

Gravitas Ventures has secured the North American distribution rights to 11:55, with plans to release the film in theaters and on demand June 9. The pic, which bowed at Los Angeles Film Festival, marks the feature directorial debut for Ari Issler and Ben Snyder and co-stars Victor Almanzar (Empire), Elizabeth Rodriguez (Orange is the New Black), David Zayas ( Dexter), Julia Stiles (Jason Bourne) and John Leguizamo (John Wick: Chapter 2).
The crime drama follows U.S. Marine…

Gravitas Ventures has secured the North American distribution rights to 11:55, with plans to release the film in theaters and on demand June 9. The pic, which bowed at Los Angeles Film Festival, marks the feature directorial debut for Ari Issler and Ben Snyder and co-stars Victor Almanzar (Empire), Elizabeth Rodriguez (Orange is the New Black), David Zayas ( Dexter), Julia Stiles (Jason Bourne) and John Leguizamo (John Wick: Chapter 2). The crime drama follows U.S. Marine…

Skylar Astin To Co-Star In Thriller ‘Ghosts Of War’; Dustin Clare Joins ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’

Skylar Astin is set to join Brenton Thwaites in writer-director Eric Bress’ supernatural psychological thriller Ghosts Of War. The film follows five American soldiers assigned to hold a French mansion against the Nazis in 1944 and find themselves in a hell of their own when forced to battle the spirits of a family murdered there. Astin will play Eugene Genesee, the book-smart soldier that doesn’t fit in with the others but is indispensable for breaking down who and what…

Skylar Astin is set to join Brenton Thwaites in writer-director Eric Bress’ supernatural psychological thriller Ghosts Of War. The film follows five American soldiers assigned to hold a French mansion against the Nazis in 1944 and find themselves in a hell of their own when forced to battle the spirits of a family murdered there. Astin will play Eugene Genesee, the book-smart soldier that doesn't fit in with the others but is indispensable for breaking down who and what…

SXSW Adds ‘Game Of Thrones’ Actresses & More To Featured Speakers Lineup

SXSW has released a list of additional keynote and featured speakers who will be in attendance at this month’s film festival in Austin. The extended lineup includes Game Of Thrones actresses Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams, Parks and Rec‘s Nick Offerman, Fargo creator Noah Hawley, and rapper-actor T.I.
In addition, country music star Garth Brooks, Amazon Music VP Steve Boom and Jigsaw director of research and development Yasmin Green are set as keynotes during the fest…

SXSW has released a list of additional keynote and featured speakers who will be in attendance at this month’s film festival in Austin. The extended lineup includes Game Of Thrones actresses Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams, Parks and Rec‘s Nick Offerman, Fargo creator Noah Hawley, and rapper-actor T.I. In addition, country music star Garth Brooks, Amazon Music VP Steve Boom and Jigsaw director of research and development Yasmin Green are set as keynotes during the fest…

Hiroyuki Sanada Cast In ‘The Catcher Was A Spy’; Talitha Bateman Boards ‘Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda’

Japanese actor Hiroyuki Sanada has boarded PalmStar/Animus Films’ WWII drama The Catcher Was A Spy, joining Paul Rudd, Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Paul Giamatti and Jeff Daniels. Ben Lewin is directing the film, which is based on Nicholas Dawidoff’s NYT bestselling book. Robert Rodat wrote the screenplay and PalmStar Media fully financing with financial partner Windy Hill Pictures. The film is based on the true story of Moe Berg (Rudd) professional baseball…

Japanese actor Hiroyuki Sanada has boarded PalmStar/Animus Films’ WWII drama The Catcher Was A Spy, joining Paul Rudd, Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Paul Giamatti and Jeff Daniels. Ben Lewin is directing the film, which is based on Nicholas Dawidoff’s NYT bestselling book. Robert Rodat wrote the screenplay and PalmStar Media fully financing with financial partner Windy Hill Pictures. The film is based on the true story of Moe Berg (Rudd) professional baseball…

‘The Dinner’ Trailer: Richard Gere & Steve Coogan “Put It All On The Table”

The Orchard has released to new trailer to its upcoming film The Dinner, a dark psychological thriller family drama film written and directed by Oren Moverman, based on Herman Koch’s novel. In theaters May 5, the pic stars Richard Gere, Steve Coogan, Laura Linney, and Rebecca Hall in a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of a meal at a fancy restaurant. “This is long overdue. We’re going to talk tonight. Put it all on the table,” Gere’s character…

The Orchard has released to new trailer to its upcoming film The Dinner, a dark psychological thriller family drama film written and directed by Oren Moverman, based on Herman Koch's novel. In theaters May 5, the pic stars Richard Gere, Steve Coogan, Laura Linney, and Rebecca Hall in a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of a meal at a fancy restaurant. “This is long overdue. We’re going to talk tonight. Put it all on the table,” Gere’s character…