Saturday, July 16, 2011

1ST TRAILER FOR SCORSESE'S "HUGO" WITH JUDE LAW & BEN KINGSLEY. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE IN "FULLY AUTOMATED"! TOM HARDY IS AL CAPONE IN "CICERO"? CHRIS COLFER & CHRISTINA HENDRICKS ARE "STRUCK BY LIGHTNING"

 According to "Empire" our dear Justin Timberlake could take the lead role in FULLY AUTOMATED, a Joel Silver action thriller following two fresh-faced coppers who team up with a female Delta Force operative to take down a crazed mercenary with violent plans. After his extremely charming roles in BAD TEACHER and FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS this year, it seems Justin is going all action now. Empire also reports that another hunk, Tom Hardy could play Al Capone in CICERO which finds a young Capone making his way up the criminal hierarchy. Warner Bros. is even considering making this a trilogy which would follow the rise, rule and fall of the famous mobster.
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If you like both GLEE and MAD MEN you will like a new film called STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. Based on the script written by GLEE's most popular member Chris Colfer, and staring also Christina Hendricks from MAD MEN, the film will see Chris Colfer's character being killed by a bolt of lightning in the opening moments of the movie. The rest of the movie is told through flashbacks and shows how the character blackmails his high school classmates into contributing to a literary magazine he is creating. The cast will also include Dermot Mulroney.
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When it comes to new videos, today you have the honour of viewing the first trailer for Martin Scorsese's new film HUGO
which tells the story of an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station. With the help of an eccentric girl, he searches for the answer to a mystery linking the father he recently lost, the ill-tempered toy shop owner living below him and a heart shaped lock, seemingly without a key. Based on the bestselling and award winning book from Brian Selznick this movie, coming out this November, has Jude Law, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Lee and Ray Winstone in the cast. The film was shot in 3D. The trailer features some really lovely visuals and some totally unfitting music.

23 comments:

Luanne G. Smith said...

Justin Timberlake and hunkilicious do not compute. No.

It's good to see young Chloe Moretz in a role where she isn't killing everyone and spraying blood all over the screen. Loved The Invention of Hugo Cabret book. I'm a little surprised it is directed by Scorsese, though.

Samantha Sotto said...

Soooooooo excited about HUGO!!!! I haven't read the book and now I think I MUST! :D Have a great weekend, Dezzy!

DEZMOND said...

@Luanne
no? :) Well, then let's just call him adorable ;)
yes, we hate when kids are put in such horrible films, I have no respect for such directors, nor parents who would let their kids act in such projects.

@Samy
glad you like the trailer, and have a great weekend too, my dear :)

FilmMattic said...

I can't wait for Hugo. Scorsese is my favorite!

DEZMOND said...

I know you like him a lot, Matty :)

Andrew said...

Is there nothing Timberlake can't do???
Comedy, action, music, improv, Brittany Spears (when it still mattered), Cameron Diaz, Mila Kunis....

I say, NAY. --There is nothing that Justin Timberlake can't do.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I misread "Tom Hardy" as "Tom Hanks" and thought "Gawd, he's too old to play a young Al Capone!" Oooops!

Unknown said...

Not too sure about Hugo. I don't normally like kiddie stories like that.

On the other hand I am very excited about the Capone film. Now that is more my speed. ;)

I'm very intrigued by Colfer's project as well.

DEZMOND said...

@Andrew
he really is omnipotent :) Not only that he is probably the best male pop star out there with numerous hits marked by incredible production quality, that he has the best videos and dance moves, but he also has other talents - from comedy ones to a rather charming and deeply seductive acting talent. He always shines with his charisma. And beside all the ladies you've mentioned, don't forget his biggest love - Jessica Biel, and also Olivia Munn :)
And we must add his stunning looks and style to this list as well :)

DEZMOND said...

@Debra
nya, Hardy is gazillion times better than Hanks :)

@Melsy
yep, I usually don't go for this kind of films either and I don't like Scorsese either.
And Colfer is quite a smart young man. He used his fame to promote his writing skills as well even though he's like 18 or something like that :) Great kid.

Emily White said...

Ooh, anything with Scorsese is going on my list! I can't wait!

DEZMOND said...

well, I'm glad you enjoyed the trailer, Emily :)

Jamie Gibbs said...

Hugo looks like a lot of fun, though it's wierd to see Mortez doing something normal and 'nice'. I don't think I'd be able to deal with that, hehe.

DEZMOND said...

I've never seen her in anything, and I'm kinda glad I haven't having in mind your comment and above comments, I hate, really really hate, kids being used in violent movies!

Movies on my Mind said...

HUGO isn't doing it for me. I don't think it's just down to a poorly created trailer, the tone of it seems more silly than magical. Not everything Scorsese makes is good. KUNDUN was boring and THE AVIATOR was bland. The thing is when he's on form he is amazing.

DEZMOND said...

I fully agree with you on his films often being boring and mediocre. This one also seems like it has nothing overly special in it, and I hope it's just the bad trailer.

Anonymous said...

I'd watch a trilogy about Capone. Tom Hardy could pull it off, easily.

"Hugo" sounds good.

Anonymous said...

Looks like I lost my comment. Short version: Tom Hardy in a Capone trilogy would be awesome. "Hugo" sounds very interesting.

DEZMOND said...

you didn't lose the comment, Josh, it's here :)
And we do love Hardy in everything (Except in that dark movie we don't like to mention here) :)

Anonymous said...

Is that the war film in an African country, or the set in space one?

DEZMOND said...

no, it's the dark knight one ...

DJ Blay said...

That's an odd photo of Justin...

DEZMOND said...

You don't like it? :(