This week will be saturated with press for Fast Five, Universal’s latest entry in the car racing action franchise that the studio plans to stretch into infinity. But the best thing you’re likely to see about the film is after the break: a video clip in which the hosts of Today Now! on the Onion News Network interview Fast Five (and Wanted) screenwriter Chris Morgan. He’s not quite as… mature… as I thought he’d be. Read More »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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.
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 »