Bennett Miller‘s upcoming wrestling drama Foxcatcher chronicles the true story of John du Pont, a multimillionaire and paranoid schizophrenic who built a wrestling training facility, Team Foxcatcher, on his 800-acre Pennsylvania estate and in 1996, shockingly murdered Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler David Schultz. The film stars Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Steve Carell, Sienna Miller, Anthony Michael Hall and Vanessa Redgrave. Sony Pictures Classics has just announced the film’s release date has been moved to 2014 so the filmmakers could have more time to finish the film. Check out the trailer below.
Forest Whitaker and Orlando Bloom star in the upcoming South African crime thriller Zulu. The film follows two homicide detectives in Cape Town, South Africa who who struggle to combat crime in a city still dealing with the fallout of apartheid. Zulu, which recently premiered at Cannes, doesn’t have a US release date yet. Check out the trailer below.
The Railway Man tells the harrowing true story of Eric Lomax, a man who was captured in Signapore during World War II and forced into a Japanese POW camp, where he was made to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. The film, directed by Jonathan Teplitzky (Burning Man), stars Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Stellan Skarsgard. The Railway Man doesn’t have a release date as of yet. Check out the trailer below.
True Detectives, the hard-hitting crime drama from HBO, stars Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey two detectives who’s lives become entangled during their 17-year hunt of a serial killer in Louisiana. The show also stars Kevin Dunn, Michelle Monaghan, Alexandra Daddario, Michael Potts and Elizabeth Reaser. True Detectives premiers on HBO January 2014. Check out the trailer below.
The dark comedy All is Bright stars Paul Rudd and Paul Giamatti, two French Canadians who travel to New York City with a scheme to a get rich quick selling Christmas trees. Sounds ridiculous, but early reviews out of the Tribeca Film Festival claim the film has glaring flaws at the script level. Looks pretty hilarious to me. All is Bright hits VOD September 10, 2013 and theaters October 4, 2013. Check out the trailer below and the poster after the break.
Sony‘s RoboCop remake was originally set for release last month. It will now be one of the first blockbusters of 2014. The Killing‘s Joel Kinnaman takes over for Peter Weller as Alex Murphy: part man; part robot; all cop. The film also stars Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jennifer Ehle, Jay Baruchel, Marianne Jean-Baptiste and Samuel L. Jackson. RoboCop hits theaters February 7, 2014. Check out the trailer below.
The Sprawling crime 70′s crime saga Blood Ties, tells the story of two brothers, on either side of the law, who face off over organized crime in Brooklyn. The film stars Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Mila Kunis, Matthias Schoenaerts, Zoe Saldana, Marion Cotillard and James Caan. Blood Ties has no release date yet, but premiers later this week at TIFF.
Parkland, written and directed by Peter Landesman (Trade) is a recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The film stars Paul Giamatti, Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden, Tom Welling, James Badge Dale, Ron Livingston, Mark Duplass, Billy Bob Thornton, Jacki Weaver, Jackie Earl Haley and Colin Hanks. The film will premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival with a theatrical release set for September 20th. Check out the first trailer below.
Abdellatif Kechiche‘s epic love story Blue Is The Warmest Color, which was the Palme d’Or Winner at Cannes, stars Léa Seydoux and Adele Exarchopolous and chronicles a relationship a young lesbian couple’s beginning, middle and possible end. Blue Is The Warmest Color hits theaters October 25, 2013. Check out the trailer below.