Showing posts from July, 2011

Taylor Kitsch is “JOHN CARTER”

W alt Disney Studios recently revealed the teaser poster and trailer of its 2012 action-adventure, “John Carter.” The trailer can be viewed on this link: . From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton (“Finding Nemo,” “WALL-E”), “John Carter” is a sweeping action adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). Based on the classic sci-fi novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs (“Tarzan”), the film tells the story of John Carter ( Taylor Kitsch ), who is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes embroiled in a conflict of epic proportions amongst the inhabitants of the planet, including Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) and the captivating Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins). In a world on the brink of collapse, Carter discovers that the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.


F reida Pinto stars opposite James Franco in “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” from the Oscar®-winning visual effects team that brought to life the worlds of Avatar and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The movie, a contemporary view of the planet of the apes mythology finds Caroline, a primatologist who crosses paths with scientist Will Rodman (Franco) when his simian subject, Caesar, a CGI ape played by Andy Serkis further required her expertise.

Emma Stone Ready for Something Wild in "Crazy, Stupid, Love"

H onesty was never the best policy for serial ladies' man Jacob (Ryan Gosling), until he meets Hannah, played by Emma Stone in Warner Bros.' new, delightful romantic comedy “ Crazy, Stupid, Love .” Unlike all other women, she is somehow immune to his charm and his best pick-up lines, and has no trouble resisting Jacob’s full court press…for a while, anyway.

Action-Packed Tale of Espionage in "Cars 2"

I nternational espionage. Global racing. Friendship. Each theme was to play a role in Disney/Pixar's new animated adventure “ Cars 2 ,” and co-director Brad Lewis, screenwriter Ben Queen and the Pixar story team, were charged with finding just the right mix for the story. In the film, star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson ) and his best friend, the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy), jump-start a new adventure to exotic new lands stretching across the globe.

"Bad Teacher" -- A Rare, Raunchy Comedy Headlined by a Woman

C olumbia Pictures presents Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake in the critically acclaimed “Bad Teacher,” a rare, raunchy comedy headlined by a woman. Director Jake Kasdan notes, “It’s very unusual to find an edgy, R-rated comedy centered around a woman,” he says. “The R rating gives you enormous freedom to be as completely insane as you want to be in any moment – and we were with a group of people who embraced that completely.”

“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” Latest Clips

T he movie “ Rise of the Planet of the Apes ” introduces the latest in capture performance technology creating unprecedented CGI apes with a compelling cautionary tale starring James Franco, Freida Pinto, Andy Serkis, John Lithgow and Tom Felton. Check out some hair-raising scenes from this movie exclusively at!

Kristen Wiig in BRIDESMAIDS

K risten Wiig leads the cast as Annie, a maid of honor whose life unravels as she leads her closest friend, Lillian, and a group of colorful bridesmaids-Helen, Rita, Becca and Megan-on a wild ride down the road to matrimony. Annie's life keeps coming up short. But when she discovers her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie dives into all of the required rituals as she gets to know the other ladies in the bridal party, including one particular rival (Helen) who is perfectly poised to fulfill all the duties that Annie struggles through. As she brings Lillian's bridesmaids along on an escalating series of disasters, Annie realises the person who knows her the best has introduced her to four strangers who will shake up her life for good.

Ryan Gosling in “CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE”

R yan Gosling, who is known for the acclaimed roles he’s delivered in complex dramas like “Blue Valentine,” “The Notebook” and “Half Nelson” (for which he was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar), takes on his first-ever comedic role as ladies' man Jacob Palmer in Warner Bros.' new romantic comedy “ Crazy, Stupid, Love .”

Kevin James , Rosario Dawson & Leslie Bibb in “ZOOKEEPER”

T his season, the balance of nature at the Franklin Park Zoo, will be upset. Columbia Pictures presents Kevin James (“Grown Ups”), Rosario Dawson (“Eagle Eye”) and Leslie Bibb (“Iron Man 2”) in the wild comedy “Zookeeper.” In the film, the animals at the Franklin Park Zoo love their kindhearted caretaker, Griffin Keyes (James). Finding himself more comfortable with a lion than a lady, Griffin decides the only way to get a girl in his life is to leave the zoo and find a more glamorous job. The animals, in a panic, decide to break their time-honored code of silence and reveal their biggest secret: they can talk! To keep Griffin from leaving, they decide to teach him the rules of courtship – animal style.

Fasten Your Seatbelt for “CARS 2”!

P ixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Studios are off to the races in “ Cars 2 ” as star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and his best friend, the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy), jump-start a new adventure to exotic new lands stretching across the globe. The duo are joined by a hometown pit crew from Radiator Springs when they head overseas to support Lightning as he competes in the first-ever World Grand Prix, a race created to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the finish line is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and bombshells when Mater is mistakenly ensnared in an intriguing escapade of his own: international espionage.

Final "Harry Potter" Film Grosses P155-M in 4 Days, Ends Series with a Bang!

T ill the end, Filipino fans of “Harry Potter” showered the boy wizard with affection, sending him off in a grand, sensational way. With an astounding nationwide box office total of P155 million in 4 days, Warner Bros. Pictures’ “ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 ” shattered multiple box office records in a history-making opening weekend (July 14 to 17). The announcement was made today by Warner Bros. (F.E.), Inc. General Manager, Francis Soliven.

Steven Soderbergh's "Contagion"

A cademy Award® winner Steven Soderbergh (“Traffic,” “Ocean's Eleven”) directs Warner Bros.' new global thriller “ Contagion .” The studio has just released the film's first trailer which can be seen in this link: The film brings together a stellar international ensemble cast, including Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard (“Inception”); Academy Award® winner Matt Damon (the “Bourne” films); Oscar® nominee Laurence Fishburne (“The Matrix”); Oscar® nominee Jude Law (“Sherlock Holmes”); Academy Award® winner Gwyneth Paltrow (“Iron Man”); and Academy Award® winner Kate Winslet (“Titanic”).

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

T ake your first look at the latest trailer of Warner Bros.' upcoming action-adventure “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,” the follow-up to the smash hit “ Sherlock Holmes .” The trailer is now playing in local cinemas as an added attraction to “ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 ” and can also be seen online in Warner Bros. Philippines' youtube channel:

The Guys of “PROM” (Opens July 20)

A prom won't be complete without the guys, so Walt Disney Pictures assembled a group of up-and-coming young actors to complete the cast. They are Thomas McDonell, De'Vaughn Nixon, Jared Kusnitz, Nolan Sotillo, Cameron Monaghan, Joe Adler, Jonathan Keltz and Nicholas Braun. “Prom” portrays the precarious passage from high school to independence as some relationships unravel and others ignite as the big dance approaches. There are hundreds of nights in high school, but there’s only one “Prom.”


H arry Potter’s Tom Felton a.k.a. Draco Malfoy will next be seen in his post-Harry role in the upcoming event-movie “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” His work in the “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” marks another inventive villainous turn following his role as the bullying Malfoy for which he was recently awarded an MTV Movie Award for Best Villain.

Andy Serkis aka Gollum in New Role as Caesar in “RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES”

R ise of the Planet of the Apes” combines fantastic storytelling with the next leap in Visual Effects for an emotional and action-packed picture experience unlike any other. Man’s arrogance sets off a chain of events that leads to intelligence in apes and a challenge to our place as the dominant species on the planet. Caesar, the first intelligent ape, is betrayed by humans and rises up to lead his species’ spectacular freedom and the ultimate showdown with man. In Caesar, the Oscar-winning visual effects team behind Avatar – have created a CGI ape that delivers a dramatic performance of unprecedented emotion and intelligence.

Daniel Radcliffe Ends His "Potter" Journey in "Deathly Hallows - Part 2" (Opens July 14)

A t the end of his decade-long journey playing Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe shares a sense of gratitude and pride as he, together with the cast and crew, brings the historic film series to a close in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.” Radcliffe reflects, “I know I’ll never see a frame of these films that I don’t connect immediately to a memory of a place or a time or a person. Even now I can’t fully express how important it’s been to me, but I can say it was a great time and it’s something I will never be able to recreate.”


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