The first trailer for Colin Farrell’s upcoming film has been released by Picturehouse Cinemas. In the dark satire set in the near future, all single people are arrested and transferred to The Hotel, where they have 45 days to find a mate or be turned into the animal of their choosing. Farrell finds a way to escape The Hotel and makes his way into The Woods, where other Loners have survived. The film releases in the U.K. and Ireland on October 16th. No official U.S. release has been announced.
The Danish Girl
Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne’s upcoming film has a new trailer released this week. The Danish Girl follows the story of a husband and wife who, through a simple favor, begin a journey of transformation. Based on a true story, Redmayne plays the part of Danish Painter Lili (formerly known as Einar) and stars along Alicia Vikander, Ben Whishaw, Sebastian Koch, Amanda Heard, and Matthias Schoenaerts. The film is directed by Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables) and is scheduled for a November 27th release.
Over the past few years, the concussion issue has been atop the headlines when it comes to the NFL, and football as a sport. With advances in the medical field and creating newer ways of playing the game, along with safety protocols, the NFL appears to be headed in the right direction, albeit at a glacial pace. Will Smith’s new film focuses on the battle one doctor faced when trying to bring the concussion issue to the attention of the NFL and the world. Smith stars alongside Albert Brooks, Alec Baldwin, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Paul Reiser, and Luke Wilson. The film will hit theaters on December 25th.
A film adaption for the classic retro game has been confirmed and is in development with 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment, who have worked on the most recent Planet of the Apes films. At this time no further news is available, so we’ll have to wait and see if this will be live-action or CGI. Via Tracking Board
Lucille Ball Biopic
Cate Blanchett has been confirmed as the lead for a biopic about the comedienne and star of the classic I Love Lucy show. Aaron Sorkin is penning the script, and with authorization from Ball’s children, will chronicle her marriage to costar Desi Arnaz. Via The Wrap
Captain America: Civil War
In keeping with the comic storyline, Mark Ruffalo has announced that Bruce Banner/Hulk will not be in the upcoming Civil War film. When we last saw Hulk, he was busy stealing a quinjet and flying off to who-knows-where after Ultron was defeated. It’s likely we won’t see the Hulk again until Avengers: Infinity War Part 1, though he may have a cameo in Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Via Bad Taste
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