Sunday, November 30, 2014

NEW CHARACTER POSTERS AND SPOTLIGHT ON UPCOMING 13TH CENTURY HISTORICAL ADVENTURE NETFLIX SERIES 'MARCO POLO' STARRING LORENZO RICHELMY, JOAN CHEN, BENEDICT WONG!

'MARCO POLO' EPIC SERIES
NEW CHARACTER POSTERS
Although most of the regular shows take their winter break during New Year's holidays, some actually start their life as December approaches and this weekend we shall spotlight some of the new series that are coming to the small screens next month, starting today with MARCO POLO lavish historical adventure series which will bring its ten episodes all at once to Netflix on December 12th! Today you can check out gorgeous new posters presenting all of the supporting characters in the show lead by Italian actor Lorenzo Richelmy as the famed 13th century explorer! The project was originally meant to air at Starz, but when they failed to secure shooting in China, the production was moved to Malaysia and Kazakhstan and later on sold to Netflix! 

AT THE COURT OF KUBLAI KHAN
In the Harvey Weinstein produced ten episode series produced with the lavish budget of about $90 million, Asian star Zhu Zhu plays Marco’s love interest Kokachin, Joan Chen is Empress Chabi and Benedict Wong is Kublai Khan. Tom Wu stars as Hundred Eyes, while Remy Hii is Prince Jingim! The story of the epic show focuses on the early days of the famed explorer who sets out on The Silk Road, a journey that takes him to the centre of a brutal war in 13th century China - a world replete with astonishing martial arts, sexual intrigue, political skulduggery and spectacular battles. Intrigue. Deception. Bloodshed. These are just some of the obstacles awaiting legendary explorer MARCO POLO as he navigates the inner court of 13th   century ruler, Kublai Khan. From the back alleys of Venice to the perilous Silk Road, from the opulence of the Imperial City to the battlefields of China, MARCO POLO is an epic action adventure, where cultures clash, blood is spilled, and lies are told!

Saturday, November 29, 2014

'STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS' TRAILER IS HERE! SPENCER GRAMMER, CRAIG ROBINSON FOR 'MR. ROBINSON' NBC SITCOM! NATALIE DORMER, SHAUN EVANS, ANEURIN BARNARD FOR 'WOMAN IN RED' BBC HISTORICAL SERIES

'MR. ROBINSON' NEW NBC SITCOM
SPENCER GRAMMER, LENORA CRICHLOW JOIN CRAIG ROBINSON
In today's TV news, NBC has found leading stars for their midseason new sitcom MR. ROBINSON! Spencer Grammer and Lenora Crichlow (whom most people hated in A TO Z) will join leadman Craig Robinson (THE OFFICE) who plays a journeyman musician who gets a job as a music teacher at a middle school. Crichlow will play Victoria Wavers, a successful former Wall Street trader who left the Street to pursue her true calling as a high school English teacher. Grammer plays Ashleigh Willows, a Math teacher at the school who moonlights as an exotic dancer to help pay off her mortgage.

'WOMAN IN RED' EPIC SERIES
NATALIE DORMER, SHAUN EVANS, ANEURIN BARNARD IN BBC DRAMA
Meanwhile, Natalie Dormer from GAME OF THRONES and TUDORS, will lead BBC's 18th century factual drama THE WOMAN IN RED as scandalous Lady Seymour Worsley. This true story will follow the passionate, courageous woman who dared to leave her husband and elope with his best friend. As 'Deadline' reports the 90-minute drama focuses on the very public trial brought by her powerful husband, Sir Richard Worsley, played by Shaun Evans (Endeavour). Aneurin Barnard will also star!

FIRST TRAILER FINALLY HERE
 'STAR WARS: FORCE AWAKENS'
As promised the first trailer for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS is here! Set 30 years after STAR WARS: RETURN OF JEDI, the movie will focus on two new heroes who team up with the old characters on an exciting new journey across the galaxy. The first trailer introduces us to some lightsabers, stormtroopers and droids alongside new stars John Boyega and Daisy Ridley! Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson, Lupita Nyong'o also star in the December 2015 movie!

Friday, November 28, 2014

1ST 'HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2' PICS WITH ADAM SANDLER, MEL BROOKS AS VLAD DRACULA! J.C. CHASEZ JOINS TOPHER GRACE, TAYE DIGGS IN 'ONE SHOT' MUSICAL FILM! 'POLDARK' CAST PHOTO WITH AIDAN TURNER, ELEANOR TOMLINSON

'ONE SHOT' MOVIE MUSICAL
MUSIC STAR J.C. CHASEZ JOINS TOPHER GRACE AND TAYE DIGGS
Here's something very musical for you: 'Deadline' reports that N'SYNC star J.C. Chasez is the latest one to join Topher Grace's musical movie ONE SHOT which already has third hunk in the cast - Taye Diggs, in a story about a failed Broadway performer turned stage manager who must wrangle the eccentric cast and crew of a new play to save the show’s opening night. Topher Grace is portraying the stage manager and also producing, while J.C. Chasez will play Grace’s nemesis, the star of the musical play within the movie who sleeps with his ex-girlfriend. Broadway star Lesli Margherita will play one of the female roles.

 'POLDARK' HISTORICAL SERIES
GETS A CAST PHOTO WITH AIDAN TURNER & ELEANOR TOMLINSON
In TV news, ITV has released a cast photo for their historical series POLDARK which should air in 8 episodes next spring with Aidan Turner playing the titular character who comes home to Cornwall  from the American War of Independence to find his former life in tatters. On his return, he discovers that his father has died, his wife Elizabeth, believing he was dead, is betrothed to his cousin and his home is overrun with livestock and drunken servants.The cast image shows from left - George Warleggan (Jack Farthing), Francis Poldark (Kyle Soller), Elizabeth (Heida Reed), Demelza (Eleanor Tomlinson), Ross (Aidan Turner), Verity Poldark (Ruby Bentall) and Aunt Agatha (Caroline Blakiston)!

'HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2'
 FIRST DELIGHTFUL IMAGES
What better way to start holidays than with some animated delight: DreamWorks has released first pictures from the animated sequel HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 which arrives next September! The first one, which earned more than $250 million around the world, followed Dracula (Adam Sandler) and his relationship with his daughter Mavis (Selena Gomez), who doesn't like being cooped up in his hotel strictly for monsters. Sequel is set at a family gathering that brings Dracula's father Vlad (Mel Brooks) into town for the first time in several years. His visit creates havoc for Vlad, Mavis, Jonathan and other hotel regulars because Vlad, who lives in a cave, finds it strange that his son would own a hotel! Frank (Kevin James), Eunice (Fran Drescher), Invisible Man (David Spade), Wayne Werewolf (Steve Buscemi) and Murray the Mummy (Keegan Michael Key) are the guests again.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

JENNIFER ANISTON IN 'CAKE' TRAILER WITH SAM WORTHINGTON! NICOLE KIDMAN & REESE WITHERSPOON FOR 'BIG LITTLE LIES' MINI SERIES! AMC FANTASY SERIES 'BADLANDS' CASTS SARAH BOLGER, EMILY BEECHAM, OLIVER STARK

'BIG LITTLE LIES' TO BE TOLD BY
REESE WITHERSPOON AND NICOLE KIDMAN IN HBO SERIES
Tones of TV news for you  today, people, starting with two Oscar winning blonds Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon who will star together in BIG LITTLE LIES HBO mini series. According to 'The Hollywood Reporter' the two of them will also produce, through their production companies, this small screen adaptation of Liane Moriarty's bestselling novel about three kindergarten mothers  whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to a murder mystery that takes place during a disastrous parents' night at an elementary school fund raiser.

AMC 'BADLANDS' SERIES
MARTIAL ARTS EPIC ADVEN- TURE
Deadline reports that David Dobkin has been hired by AMC to direct their new fantasy series BADLANDSEmily Beecham (28 Weeks Later), Sarah Bolger (The Tudors) and Oliver Stark (The Curse Of The Midas Box) have been cast as regulars. The six episode series is described as a genre bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale “Journey to the West.” In a land controlled by feudal barons, it tells the story of a great warrior and a young boy who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. Emily Beecham plays The Widow, a regal beauty and a cunning strategist with extravagant, high fashion taste who has gained power the old fashioned way – she’s spilled blood for it. Sarah Bolger plays Jade, a porcelain beauty who masks her ambition with fragile innocence. Oliver Stark plays the warrior’s son Ryer who has not lived up to his father’s expectations.

'CAKE' TRAILER WITH
 JENNIFER ANISTON, ANNA KENDRICK & SAM WORTHINGTON
After days of enchanting fantasy trailers, here's a grimmer one today: Jennifer Aniston's drama CAKE in which she gives, possibly Oscar worthy, portrayal of a woman who suffers from chronic pain and who begins to investigate the suicide of a fellow group member, Nina (Anna Kendrick) whom she barely knew but she keeps appearing in her dreams! These questions give her a new-found, if slightly disturbing, sense of purpose, and she unapologetically inserts herself into the lives of the husband (Sam Worthington) and son Nina left behind. But her search for answers will yield wholly unexpected results!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

'JURASSIC WORLD' TRAILER WITH CHRIS PRATT, BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD! 'PAN' TRAILER WITH HUGH JACKMAN! NEW 'FOREVER 31', 'GRANDMA DEAREST' SITCOMS! 'UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT' MOVES TO NETFLIX

STUNNING 'PAN' TRAILER WITH
BLACKBEARD, TIGER LILLY, HOOK
I showed you the unrecognisable look of Hugh Jackman as Captain Blackbeard yesterday along with the first poster of little Levi Miller as the boy who wouldn't grow up in Peter PAN fantasy adventure, and today three more character posters have been revealed also  featuring Garrett Hedlund as Hook and Rooney Mara as Tiger Lilly!

THE ORIGIN STORY
Coming out to cinemas next July, the movie, directed by Joe Wright, will give a much different Neverland than in J.M. Barrie's classic story. When Peter PAN  becomes spirited away to the magical realm of Neverland, he encounters the nefarious Blackbeard (Hugh Jackman), whose crew has been capturing orphaned children. Garrett Hedlund is portraying the infamous Hook, Blackbeard's young right hand man, before he loses his hand and becomes a true captain, while Amanda Seyfried is Mary! You can also check out the first trailer below:


TELEVISION HEADLINES
ILIZA SCHLESINGER 'FOREVER 31'
In TV news today,  Iliza Schlesinger will topline ABC's new sitcom FOREVER 31 about a 31-year-old comedian who, along with her best friends, struggle with the daily absurdities and indignities of becoming an adult.
'GRANDMA DEAREST' SITCOM
ABC is also developing GRANDMA DEAREST comedy series with Todd Linden about the world’s worst grandmother, who loses her considerable wealth and moves in with her daughter.
'UNBREAK- ABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT' MOVES TO NETFLIX
Meanwhile, UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT sitcom from Tina Fey which was supposed to air at NBC next year has now moved sto Netflix where it immediately got two eason order! Ellie Kemper plays a girl who escapes a cult and moves to New York where Jane Krakowski, playing a wealthy lady, hires her as a nanny! 

'JURRASIC WORLD' TRAILER
CHRIS PRATT TAMING DINOSAURS
As promised, the first trailer for action adventure JURASSIC WORLD has been revealed for Thanksgiving holidays! To open next summer, the movie is set twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, with Isla Nublar now featuring a fully functioning dinosaur theme park JURASSIC WORLD as originally envisioned by John Hammond. Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Nick Robinson are leading the cast!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

1ST LOOK AT HUGH JACKMAN AS BLACKBEARD IN 'PAN'! STUNNING 'FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD' TRAILER WITH TOM STURRIDGE, MATTHIAS SCHOENAERTS! 'LAST KINGDOM' EPIC SERIES GETS MATTHEW MACFADYEN! ITV ORDERS 'JEKYLL & HYDE' EPIC SHOW

1ST PIC OF HUGH JACKMAN AS
CAPTAIN BLACKBEARD IN 'PAN'
In the case you don't recognise him, that below is the first look of Hugh Jackman as Captain Blackbeard in new Peter PAN movie, and you can also see the first poster of little Levi Miller who is playing the boy who wouldn't grow up! To hit theatres next July, the movie will tell the story of how Peter Pan and Hook (Garrett Hedlund) started out as friends, working on Blackbeard's pirate ship. Amanda Seyfried will play Mary, while Rooney Mara will portray Tiger Lily.

ALEXANDER DREYMON JOINED BY
MATTHEW MACFADYEN, RUTGER HAUER IN 'THE LAST KINGDOM' 
In TV news, BBC has announced the whole cast for their historical series THE LAST KINGDOM! I told you two months ago that, in the show set during the reign of Alfred the Great, who as King of Wessex fought off a Viking invasion, Alexander Dreymon will play Uhtred, who was born the son of a Saxon nobleman but is orphaned by the Vikings and then kidnapped and raised as one of their own. Forced to choose between the country of his birth and the people of his upbringing, his loyalties are ever tested. On a quest to claim his birthright, Uhtred must tread a dangerous path between both sides if he is to play his part in the birth of a new nation and, ultimately, recapture his ancestral lands. Matthew MacFadyen, Rutger Hauer, Ian Hart, David Dawson, Tobias Santelmann, will also star!
NEW 'JEKYLL & HYDE' SERIES
Speaking of British series, ITV has ordered new JEKYLL & HYDE set in 1930's London following young, attractive and troubled hero, Robert Jekyll, the grandson of the original doctor. Newly qualified, Robert is on a quest to discover his real identity, his true family history and the nature of his ‘curse’ which is being controlled with medication by Dr Vishal Najaran. He will be transforming into Hyde in moments of extreme anger and stress, and when his or the lives of others are threatened. The series will have CGI monsters, ghouls, zombies, werewolves, vampires and general freaks of nature!

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD
 STUNNING FIRST TRAILER!
Gorgeous first trailer with rather stunning music in it has been released for upcoming big screen adaptation of FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD based on Thomas Hardy's novel! The first of Hardy’s works to find substantial acclaim and commercial success, the novel tells the story of the inhabitants of the semi fictional Wessex and the suitors of Bathsheba Everdene, a strong minded country heiress, who attracts three different men - sheep farmer Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), charismatic Sergeant Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge) and wealthy bachelor William Boldwood (Michael Sheen). The movie should arrive into cinemas next Spring!

Monday, November 24, 2014

DELIGHTFUL NEW 'PADDINGTON' POSTERS WITH NICOLE KIDMAN, HUGH BONNEVILLE, JIM BROADBENT! EPIC POSTERS FOR JAPANESE SF ADVENTURE 'ATTACK ON TITAN'

NEW 'PADDINGTON' POSTERS
WITH NICOLE KIDMAN, HUGH BONNEVILLE AND JIM BROADBENT
Poster day today, people, starting with delightful new character posters which have been released for PADDINGTON bear movie which hits UK cinemas next week and US ones in January and according to first reports critics love the movie! Posters feature Nicole Kidman who is the main villain, taxidermist Milicent, Hugh Bonneville as the father of the family who takes Paddington in, and Jim Broadbent!

THE BROWNS AND THE BEAR
From the beloved novels by Michael Bond PADDINGTON tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear (voice by Ben Whishaw) who travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined - until he meets the kindly Brown family who read the label around his neck that says "Please look after this bear. Thank you," and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist.


'ATTACK ON TITAN' POSTERS
JAPANESE SF ADVENTURE
Over in Asia, upcoming Japanese science fiction adventure manga adaptation ATTACK ON TITAN  has got its first character images featuring Eren Yeager, Misaka Ackerman, Sasha Blouse (Nanami Sakuraba), Jean Kirstien (Takahiro Miura), Hange Zo (Satomi Ishihara) and Armin Arlert! The movie should arrive into Japanese  cinemas next summer directed by Shinji Higuchi (The Last Princess) and based on Hajime Isayama's 2009 manga, in which the story is set in a world where humanity hides behind massive walled cities, to protect themselves against monstrous humanoid creatures known as the Titans. The plot follows Eren Yeager (Haruma Miura), his  adoptive sister Misaka Ackerman (Kiko Mizuhara) and their friend Armin Arlert (Kanata Hongรด), who all join the elite fighting unit known as the Survey Corps to battle the Titans, after Eren's mother passes away following a Titan breaching the walls.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

TRAILERS FOR GEORGE LUCAS' DELIGHTFUL ANIMATED ADVENTURE 'STRANGE MAGIC' & 'STRANGERLAND' THRILLER WITH NICOLE KIDMAN, JOSEPH FIENNES, HUGO WEAVING

'STRANGE MAGIC' TRAILER
IT LOOKS TOTALLY 'EPIC'! REALLY!
Trailer day for you today, people! Remember how a week ago we all wondered why had George Lucas kept his STRANGE MAGIC animated movie a secret and we hadn't heard about it at all until recently? The first trailer reveals that the reason might be the fact that the movie is a total (although maybe unintentional) EPIC movie rip-off! Which doesn't mean it still doesn't look delightful and lovely!Even some of the characters are total lookalikes!

ELVEN KINGDOM VS DARK FOREST
To open January 23rd, the story is set in two worlds: a beautiful kingdom of fairies and elves, and then a dark forest with scary goblins and other nasty creatures. The residents of those two worlds never venture out of their respective world until forbidden love potions, made from flowers that grow along the border, are let loose. With voices from Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, the movie features lots of pop hits too!


'STRANGERLAND' TRAILER
NICOLE KIDMAN AND JOSEPH FIENNES LOST IN DUST STORM
Another trailer today is for STRANGER LAND! Catherine (Nicole Kidman) and Matt Parker (Joseph Fiennes) are trying to adjust to their new life in the remote Australian desert town of Nathgari. They are pleasant but keep to themselves, unwilling to get close to anyone. On the eve of a massive dust storm, their lives are rocked when their two teenage children, Lily and Tom disappear into the desert. With Nathgari now eerily smothered in red dust and darkness, the locals join the search lead by local cop, David Rae (Hugo Weaving). It soon becomes apparent that something terrible may have happened to them. Suspicion is cast, rumours spread and ancient Aboriginal stories are told in whispers as the locals begin to turn against the couple. With temperatures rising and the chances of survival plummeting with each passing day, Catherine and Matthew find themselves pushed to the brink, as they struggle to survive the uncertainty of their children's fate.