Yahoo Movies has just premiered the brand new trailer for Fast Five, the fifth film in the Fast and the Furious franchise, scheduled for release on April 29. Stars Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster, Ludacirs, Tyrese and Sung Kang all return from the previous films and face off against a specialized law officer played by Dwayne Johnson. Directed by Justin Lin, who also did the third and fourth films, it will play in both regular and IMAX formats. Check it out the new trailer after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Monday, February 28th, 2011 by Germain Lussier
We thought global warming was heating up the planet, but really it’s Hollywood. They’re making it summer all year long. The first weekend of May is generally considered the beginning of the summer movie season but, as those three months got more and more crowded, that date slowly crept into late April. Now, 2011 changes that like never before.
So many potential blockbusters staked their claim on prime May, June and July 2011 release dates, in some cases, years in advance, Hollywood was forced to change its thinking more than usual. For the next two months, each and every weekend has at least one or two films that, in the past, would have easily been considered summer blockbusters and it all begins this Friday, March 4. So, is it crazy to say that the summer of 2011 begins in March? We don’t think so. Look at the list of films opening between this week and Thor on May 6 and tell us that, in almost any other year, these movies would not be considered summer blockbusters. Read More »
Posted on Monday, February 7th, 2011 by Peter Sciretta
Last night we asked /Film readers to tell us which Super Bowl movie commercial was their favorite. Today we bring you the results. Hit the jump to find out who won.
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Posted on Sunday, February 6th, 2011 by Peter Sciretta
A lot of movie commercials premiered during the Super Bowl: JJ Abrams’ Super 8, Captain America: The First Avenger, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Thor, Fast Five, Priest, Just Go With It, Limitless, The Eagle, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Rio, Battle: Los Angeles, Cowboys & Aliens, Drive Angry 3D, and Rango. If you missed any of the commercials, click on the linked titles to watch them now!
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Super Bowl TV Commercials: Fast Five, Priest, Just Go With It, Limitless, The Eagle, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Rio
Posted on Sunday, February 6th, 2011 by Peter Sciretta
Here is a compilation of some of the movie commercials which have aired during the Super Bowl so far. The movies include: Fast Five, Priest, Just Go With It, Limitless, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Rio, and The Eagle. Hit the jump to watch now. Leave your thoughts in the comments below.
Posted on Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 by Germain Lussier
Faster than a souped up Honda Civic that just hit the Nos, or some equally apropos hyperbole, Justin Lin‘s fifth installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise, Fast Five, starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson, is speeding to theaters April 29. Universal and IGN have just released the latest poster for the film which captures both the action and speed that has made the series so popular. Check out the full image after the break and read what Lin had to say about how Fast Five advances the Fast and Furious films, his opposition to 3D and more. Read More »
Posted on Friday, January 14th, 2011 by Germain Lussier
The fifth movie in the Fast and the Furious franchise, Fast Five, won’t be released until April 29 but the stars and producers are so confident in their product, they’re already talking about coming back. In an interview with Collider, franchise producer Neil Moritz revealed that he and Vin Diesel all ready know the story for a possible sixth movie and could start working on it soon. He also admitted that one of the new additions to the cast, Dwayne Johnson, could spin his character off into his own movie. Read about both of those projects, and even check out some new photos of cars in the film, after the jump. Read More »
Universal Pictures has released the first movie trailer for the latest installment of the Fast and the Furious series, Fast Five. The film stars Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson and Ludacris. Justin Lin, who has directed the last couple of sequels (beginning with The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift in 2006), directed this latest installment. I havent really enjoyed a film in this series since the original movie. I must admit, this trailer actually makes the new sequel look like it could actually be fun. Hit the jump to watch the trailer.
Posted on Monday, December 13th, 2010 by Russ Fischer
Here’s your first look at Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson in Fast Five. Justin Lin returns to direct this installment, after making the last two films in the series. See a larger version of the photo after the break. Read More »
Posted on Saturday, November 13th, 2010 by Germain Lussier
Those waiting to see the prequel to John Carpenter’s The Thing this April will instead find flashy cars on screen at the theater. Universal had planned to release their new version of The Thing, directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr., starring Joel Edgerson and Mary Elizabeth Winstead on April 29, 2011. However, a studio spokeswoman told the Los Angeles Times that film was “not yet ready” and has now been left without a release date.
Instead, they’re bumped Fast Five, the fifth installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise, directed by Justin Lin, starring Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel and Paul Walker up into that slot, abandoning its original June 10, 2011 release, “citing the successful release of the franchise’s fourth film in April 2009.” Read how the release date shifts might be a good thing, as well some “creative” issues surrounding another Universal property, their adaptation of Ouija, after the jump. Read More »