Photo Mania: Ant-Man, Kill the Messenger, Cake, and More
Just like yesterday, today’s post won’t have a lot of holdovers from the day before. In fact, all seven movies featured today haven’t had a recent trailer or poster release, making this a very diverse week. Getting into specifics, today you can find new photo(s) for Ant-Man (probably the most exciting of the bunch), Kill the Messenger, and Open Windows. The rest of the movies – Cake, Maggie, The Cobbler, and Paradise Lost – come from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) which is just around the corner.
Check out all the photos, including the galleries, below.
With Ant-Man‘s production having just officially started, I was surprised to see a photo come through the wire yesterday morning. The movie has had its ups and downs even considering it’s just getting off the ground. However, all appears to be well now as we do have our first look at Paul Rudd in San Francisco. He’ll be joined on screen by Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly (The Hurt Locker), and more come July 17, 2015. Ant-Man is directed by Peyton Reed (Yes Man).
Today’s first gallery comes by the way of Kill the Messenger. Michael Cuesta’s (L.I.E.) next feature will star Jeremy Renner, Barry Pepper (True Grit), and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World). The thriller is about a reporter (Renner) caught in the middle of a dangerous smear campaign. Check out the five photos below before the movie releases October 10th.
If you’re judging purely based on looks, the newest official still for Cake could be this week’s winner. The above photo shows a scarred Jennifer Aniston who will be playing a woman that becomes intrigued with a woman’s suicide. It sounds dramatic, yes, but there is apparently some humor built-in. Cake is directed by Daniel Barnz (Won’t Back Down), co-stars Anna Kendrick, and will play at TIFF before getting a traditional release date later. (Source: TIFF)
I also have a gallery for Maggie, which combines two things I didn’t think I’d see: zombies and Arnold Schwarzenegger. As you can tell by the photos, Abigail Breslin (Ender’s Game) is also featured in the TIFF film that’s directed by Henry Hobson. As of now, there isn’t a firm date in the U.S. for this one but figure that’ll change soon. (Source: TIFF)
Thomas McCarthy’s (Win Win) next, which interestingly stars Adam Sandler, Dustin Hoffman, and Steve Buscemi, was a late add at this year’s TIFF. However, I’m excited The Cobbler will be debuting there for a few reasons. Reason #1 is that McCarthy is one of the most underappreciated directors. If you’d like to see two photos, check them out above. If you’re not in Toronto, you’ll have to wait indefinitely for this movie. We’ll update you with the release date when we know more. (Source: TIFF)
The final TIFF film to champion is Paradise Lost – the story of real-life Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Escobar will be played by Benecio del Toro (in a role I’m ecstatic about) with Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) set to play his nephew. Paradise Lost is directed by Andrea Di Stefano (marking his directorial debut) and should hit theaters November 26th here in the U.S. if you don’t catch it in Toronto next month. Check out the gallery of photos below. (Source: IndieWire)
Open Windows is here to finish us out today. Nacho Vigalondo’s (Extraterrestrial) thriller stars Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings) and Sasha Grey (who you may know from, uh, other movies). If you’d like a few peeks at the movie, check them out below. If not, go see it in full starting September 29th. (Source: IMDb)
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