Jennifer Lawrence cast as Mystique, ‘X-Men’ villain

Jennifer Lawrence cast as Mystique, 'X-Men' villain

The role of Mystique in “X-Men: First Class” is being taken over by Jennifer Lawrence.

Jennifer Lawrence, who has been getting rave reviews for her work in “Winter’s Bone”, was thrown into the “X-Men movie as Mystique, a role played by Rebecca Romijn in the first trilogy.

Fox has been furiously casting “X-Men: First Class”, which focuses on Marvel X-Men superpowered team in a young incarnation. James McAvoy plays Professor Charles Xavier, and Michael Fassbender is depicting Erik Lehnsherr, aka Magneto. These roles have been the origin, respectively, by Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen.

Nicholas Hoult, Alice Eve Caleb Jones and Landry are among the mutants playing figures research mentor teachers and guide them in their powers. Kevin Bacon plays the villain, whose identity was not revealed, that the studio keeps the details under lock and key terrain.

Mystique is a shapeshifter who can imitate other people, if it can not replicate superpowers. In comics lore, it was revealed to the mother of X-Man Diablo.

The film is rolling toward an early end to summer in London. Matthew Vaughn live. The role is a big leap in terms of exposure for Lawrence, prices start generating buzz for “Bone” Winter, and also marks his first studio function. The actress is playing in “The house at the end of the street, “a thriller that begins production in Ottawa in August, and then to England to segue” X-Men.”

In Theaters: Leonardo DiCaprio vs. Nicolas Cage

Inception

Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a skilled thief, the best in the dangerous art of extraction: stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb’s rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved.

Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible—inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse; their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming.

Related Link: Inception Full Production Notes

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Balthazar Blake (Nicolas Cage) is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath (Alfred Molina). Balthazar can’t do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler (Jay Baruchel), a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness. It’ll take all the courage Dave can muster to survive his training, save the city and get the girl as he becomes The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.

Related Link: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Full Production Notes

‘Twilight’ fans gear up for ‘Eclipse’ premiere

'Twilight' fans gear up for 'Eclipse' premiere

Not since “Star Wars” has fandom been, well, so fanatical about a single movie, putting down stakes in the heart of L.A.’s asphalt jungle days ahead of a world premiere. But an ever-swelling coterie of vampire lovers, most of them female, have been braving the California sun for days now to get the best chance of seeing the stars of “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” grace the red carpet at the Nokia Theatre on Thursday night.

Some 550 devotees among the thousand or so assembled downtown for this celebratory sleepover will be rewarded for their perseverance with guaranteed spots on the carpet. “It’s just worth seeing all the stars. They bring the characters that we love so much to life, so we want to see them in person and cheer them on,” Yolanda Rodriguez, a 36-year-old unemployed graphic designer who came from San Francisco for the event, told Reuters.

The fans have festooned themselves on the concrete plaza of the L.A. Live entertainment complex, surrounded by blankets, tents, umbrellas and cardboard cutouts of the film’s stars. Food vendors and trinket sellers are having a field day.

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Opening This Week: Knight and Day Trailer

June Havens was just an unassuming, wholesome Midwestern gal. Then she got on the same plane as Roy Milner, international super-spy. There’s a shootout on board, and the plane has to make a crash landing. Then things really get out of control.

Agents from the government tell June that Roy has had a mental breakdown and is dangerous. His behavior makes it seem like they’re telling the truth. But as the two of them are hunted around the world, June is going to have to trust Roy if they’re going to make it out alive.

Three Good Reasons

It’s the first time that Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz have starred together on-screen since “Vanilla Sky” in 2001, but this time it’s in the sort of action-comedy-romance they’re both so great at playing…

It’s from James Mangold, the director of such acclaimed films as “Cop Land,” “Girl, Interrupted,” “Walk the Line,” and “3:10 to Yuma.”

Cruise passed up several other movies (including this summer’s “Salt”) for this one because he liked that it blended humor with action. After his gut-busting role in “Tropic Thunder,” we know he can still bring the laughs.

Related Link: Knight and Day Movie Full Production Notes

‘Iron Man 2’ topped the first movie with $133.6 mil.

'Iron Man 2' topped the first movie with $133.6 mil.

Marvel Studios summer launch comic action movie “Iron Man 2” handily surpassed its predecessor franchise without the records of the industry, opening at the top ranking with an internal estimate of 133 6 million box office weekend.

The first “Iron Man” pic – also starring Robert Downey Jr., who enjoyed a personal best rainbow more – opened with $ 98.6 million in May 2008. Some have suggested that pre-release buzz large could result in opening the file by “Iron Man 2”, but the performance $ 158.4 million in the first part of “The Dark Knight in July 2008 remains safe in the record books.

Distributed by Paramount, “Iron Man 2” marked the fifth largest ever bow and Paramount best ever.

heated expectations for the opening we gave our subject knots, a statement Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has conceded Sunday.

But what has been released nodes watch the film with a paying audience, “said Feige. “It was really an indication to us that they are always with us for this race.”

A franchise three-quel is expected to hit theaters sometime in 2013.

Nelated Link: Iron Man 2 Movie Full Production Notes

Kristen Stewart goes “On the Road”

Kristen Stewart goes "On the Road"

Kristen Stewart, Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund are walking the line of Walter Salles on the big screen adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s long awaited “On the Road”.

Filming will begin in August at $ 25 million production budget, donors Thursday. Venues production partner, Rebecca Yeldham joins French MK2 production banner that snapped the rights and produce the film in collaboration with Film 4 in the United Kingdom and video films in Brazil.

Rooms traveled through the United States in the footsteps of Kerouac to prepare for adaptation, to film a documentary about the search for “On The Road” as part of its preparation. Oscar-nominated scribe Jose Rivera (Motorcycle Diaries “) wrote the adaptation of rooms.

Stewart will play the role of Dean Moriarty incandescent woman inside and out-Marylou while Riley will star in writer Jack Kerouac’s alter ego Sal Paradise. Hedlund was cast as Dean Moriarty.

“We are extremely proud to collaborate on one last great adventure film of the 20th century to be brought to the screen,” said Nathanael Karmitz and MK2 Charles Gillibert.

Kerouac’s cult novel of youth and freedom was published in 1957 and has sold several million copies worldwide.

Related Link: On the Road Movie Full Production Notes

Critics say: “Iron Man 2” is not a big blow!

Critics say: "Iron Man 2" is not a big blow!

“Iron Man 2” that Hollywood hopes will start a lucrative summer movie on Friday, but many American critics feel the long-awaited sequel does not have the punch of its predecessor-super hero.

Actor Robert Downey Jr. dons the costume of high technology once again to fight against the nature of evil that has contributed to “Iron Man” to earn $ 585 million in worldwide box office in 2008. Most critics agreed that Downey Jr’s performance as a selfish billionaire Tony Stark has helped to overcome the shortcomings of bigger, more noisy film is pretty good but not better than the original.

“This is the jumble Downey talent that adds grace notes that do something Iron Man 2” remember, “said Peter Travers of Rolling Stone. The film, which opened a week ago outside a high of $ 100.2 million at the box office, obtained a rate of 64 per cent approval rating on rottentomatoes.com film aggregator.

Hollywood Reporter reviewer Kirk Honeycutt said the element of fun that made the 2008 original so terrible had gone into its second output. “In its place,” Iron Man 2 “has replaced the noise, confusion, many villains, stunts and stories unimportant wrong,” said Honeycutt.

Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan echoed a widespread view when he commented, “As suites go, it is acceptable, nothing more, nothing less.”

But Bill Goodykoontz Arizona Republic turned into a much more gentle, giving the film three and half stars out of 5 and to call it, “Bigger, more and more stupid than its predecessor,” Iron Man 2 “is still a lot of fun.”

While Tom Long to the Detroit News estimated there are too many new characters, crossing the lines of history, not romantic enough, he said, “Who cares?” Iron Man 2 ‘still rocks.”

Yet for many films promoted action primarily young, male audience, rarely mentioned, and the film is considered raking in the cash over the weekend to come.

“Iron Man 2” is expected to more than 120 million dollars during the opening in the U.S. and Canada this weekend. He launched four months of movies featuring some of the summer’s biggest stars of the industry that Hollywood studios hope to make $ 4 billion at the box office in North America.

Nelated Link: Iron Man 2 Movie Full Production Notes

Avatar DVD and Blu-ray to Arrive on Earth Day

Avatar DVD and Blu-ray to Arrive on Earth Day

If you missed taking a return trip to Pandora, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has you covered. James Cameron has said the Wall Street Journal the company will launch its mega-blockbuster, Avatar, Blu-ray and DVD on 22 April. Just in time for the globular masses celebrate Earth Day.

For those of you looking for all the bells and whistles, you’ll have to wait a little longer. Cameron told the newspaper: “It is our plan from now, and it will be almost bare bones. And then we will value and DVD 3-D Blu-ray in November I believe that somewhere. “A Fox spokesman confirmed that the 3-D version is still in the conceptual stage and no not provide a statement of November.

The Oscar-nominated director also spoke briefly on. Cameron wants to “cheaper and faster” and have used the second installment of “pursuit of the same characters.” He added: “We will expand the universe of quotes, which means the envelope of the creation of history.”

Release Date Post Earth Day is not just a joke. The filmmaker wants to throw a green light on the film with good reason. “We will not leave our children a world that is a sustainable world at the rate we’re going,” he said. “It will take a restart fundamental way we see our relationship with the natural world and the other and with business and economy… that unlimited growth is not a good thing.”

Related Link: Avatar Movie Full Production Notes

Megan Fox as Red Sonja

Megan Fox as Red Sonja

According to the news in newspaper Pajiba, Rose McGowan replaced with Megan Fox and the shootings of the film started.

Director Douglas Aarniokoski ‘Red Sonja’ is considering for the role at first, but Rose McGowan to sign another film on the Canon, he said the plan changed. Megan Fox will play Red Sonja as half witch and half sexy warrior.

The film’s plot: One more time with his family to avenge a bitter young girl with mystical powers to become the world’s most dangerous female warrior…

Red Sonja, directed by Douglas Aarniokoski will be released in America in 2010.

Martin Scorsese and Johnny Depp together for a project 3D

Martin Scorsese and Johnny Depp together for a project 3D

The actor and director working for a family film prior to the antipodes of the universe of New York filmmaker. Scorsese will cross the Atlantic. For his next feature film director embarks on London and Paris, thus abandoning the banks of the Hudson River. But that’s not all. The director also makes 3D. With Johnny Depp (co-producer of the film) Martin Scorsese should adapt the book of Selznik Brian, The invention of Hugo Cabret, thus giving the family entertainment.

To get the filmmaker has surrounded the screenwriter John Logan, to whom we owe such Gladiator, The Aviator or Sweeney Todd. The story of the next Scorsese will focus on Hugo, an orphan of 12 who lives in Paris Gare du 30 years and tries to solve the mystery surrounding a broken robot, thus resuming the work of his father. Regarding the cast, the director has already arrested some names. Chloe Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen. The three players will embark on the filming of which all exterior scenes will be shot in Paris. The release date is set for December 9, 2011, according to U.S. magazine Variety.