Are you gearing up to see Sylvester Stallone return to gun-blazing action in The Expendables 2 this weekend? Then you are going to want to put Bullet to the Head on your radar, as well. Walter Hill directs this adaptation of a popular graphic novel, with Sly playing a gun for hire who seeks revenge after his partner gets clipped. The first official trailer, which landed on IGN, sets up a classic, formulaic buddy-thriller. We have it below:
Movies.com found a clever fan-made poster for The Expendables 3. Which names did they leave off?
While we're at it, Movies.com wraps up its awesome Jaws Week of content. Read all of the original articles dedicated to Steven Spielberg's masterpiece right here.
The Odd Life of Timothy Green will try and slow The Expendables down at the box office over the weekend. The sweet family drama got off to a moderate start on Wednesday, posting a $2.3M opening. [Deadline]
Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master screened Thursday night in Chicago, allowing IndieWire to post its review. As far as I can tell, it’s the first official review of PTA’s anticipated drama, which stars Philip Seymour Hoffman as the leader of a religious sect who tries to guide a wayward soul (Joaquin Phoenix). The movie opens in September, after celebrated stops at key fall film festivals.
Ashley Bell shared a few secrets about the upcoming sequel to her surprise hit The Last Exorcism, telling ShockTilYouDrop, “It’s all done and scarier than the first one. I don’t know how they did it.”
Bradley Cooper will begin shooting The Hangover Part III very soon (the sequel’s due in theaters in May), but the actor’s also circling a handful of other projects, according to THR. The trade says he could play the male lead in Clint Eastwood’s A Star is Born remake. And Variety attached Cooper’s name to the 1950s-set crime thriller Bad Blood and Trouble, directed by J. Blakeson. Audiences also will be able to see Cooper in David O. Russell’s next black comedy The Silver Linings Playbook, which opens in theaters on Nov. 21.
Variety also notes that Without a Trace star Marianne Jean-Baptiste has been added to the cast of Jose Padilha’s RoboCop. She’ll play Chief of Police Karen Dean, and joins an ensemble that includes Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Hugh Laurie, Jay Baruchel and Michael K. Williams.
And finally, start your day off with some fantastic behind-the-scenes photographs of Martin Scorsese on the sets of some of his most famous movies (courtesy of FStoppers.com):
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