While you’re in the multiplex waiting for The Twilight Saga: New Moon to begin, you will probably see this trailer for Summit Entertainment’s other movie starring Robert Pattinson, the romantic drama Remember Me.
Robert Pattinson plays Tyler, a rebellious young man in New York City who has a strained relationship with his father (Pierce Brosnan) ever since tragedy separated their family. Tyler didn’t think anyone could possibly understand what he was going through until the day he met Ally (Emilie de Ravin) through an unusual twist of fate. Love was the last thing on his mind, but as her spirit unexpectedly heals and inspires him, he begins to fall for her. Through their love, he begins to find happiness and meaning in his life. But soon, hidden secrets are revealed, and the circumstances that brought them together slowly threaten to tear them apart. Remember Me is an unforgettable story about the power of love, the strength of family, and the importance of living passionately and treasuring every day of one’s life. Remember Me also stars Academy Award® winner Chris Cooper (Adaptation), and Academy Award® nominee Lena Olin (Chocolat).
Dare I say this film actually looks half decent, and Pattinson seems to be on a mission to show he might actually be more than just a teen heartthrob. And I’ll watch any film that Chris Cooper is involved in. Watch the trailer embedded after the jump, and leave your thoughts in the comments below.
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When Roman Polanski was arrested in Zurich on Sunday his nearly completed film The Ghost was potentially orphaned. Though fully shot and mostly edited, significant post-production work remains on the film, which adapts the Robert Harris novel in which a ghostwriter (Ewan McGregor) is hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister (Pierce Brosnan) and uncovers dangerous secrets in the process. Read More »
Though it settles into exactly the same groove as the previously released teaser trailer just half of the way through, the new, second trailer for Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief finally gives us a look at what we want to see – the name-actor stars of the film. There’s Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson, Steve Coogan and Sean Bean in here, if rather briefly. I have to say I’m digging Pierce’s beard – check it out for yourself in the embed below the break.
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FirstShowing has discovered a short 15 second teaser trailer for Roman Polanski‘s mystery thriller The Ghost. Based on the Robert Harris novel, the film tells the story of a ghostwriter (Ewan McGregor) who is hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister, and somehow uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy. The film also stars Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall, Timothy Hutton, James Belushi, and Tom Wilkinson. Watch the short teaser embedded after the jump, and leave your thoughts in the comments below.
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Quantum of Bonds
The Pitch: “One Bond replaces the other, but it won’t go down without a fight.” Black20 is back, trying to recreate the magic of the popular viral movie trailer mash-up, Battle of the Batmans. Edited using Casino Royal (Daniel Craig’s first Bond film) and all of the Pierce Brosnan Bond films, Quantum of Bonds isn’t quite as good. But give it some time as it really kicks into full gear about 45 seconds in.
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Paul Verhoeven (Basic Instinct, Total Recall) announced on a Dutch radio program (“Met Het Oog Op Morgen”) that he will direct a sequel to 1999′s The Thomas Crown Affair titled The Topkapi Affair. The sequel will be based on the 1964 MGM film Topkapi, and the Eric Ambler novel which it was based on, titled “The Light of the Day.” Pierce Brosnan is signed on to return. Rene Russo will not however, and instead Angelina Jolie is said to be attached to the film. The Topkapi Affair has been in development since 2002.
The 1999 heist film was a remake of the 1968 film of the same name. The movie starred Pierce Brosnan as Thomas Crown, a self-made billionaire who steals a painting and is tracked by an insurance investigator (Rene Russo). The film made $124.3 million worldwide.
The official book plot description follows: When Arthur Abdel Simpson first spots Harper in the Athens airport, he recognizes him as a tourist unfamiliar with city and in need of a private driver. In other words, the perfect mark for Simpson’s brand of entrepreneurship. But Harper proves to be more the spider than the fly when he catches Simpson riffling his wallet for traveler’s checks. Soon Simpson finds himself blackmailed into driving a suspicious car across the Turkish border. Then, when he is caught again, this time by the police, he faces a choice: cooperate with the Turks and spy on his erstwhile colleagues or end up in one of Turkey’s notorious prisons. The authorities suspect an attempted coup, but Harper and his gang of international jewel thieves have planned something both less sinister and much, much more audacious.
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